The right click on your touchpad stop working after installing Ubuntu, on Dell laptop Inspiron 13,
How to alter your Ubuntu touchpad settings
There are a couple of options depending on how you are looking to change the touchpad:
SLN316799_en_US__1icon Note: Here are a couple of quick ways to open a terminal window in Ubuntu:
Opern the terminal click start and search “Terminal” or Press the CTRL + ALT + T keys down together
Click the Dash button or press the Windows key and type terminal and press Enter
Changing the Touchpad click settings.
Type the following command and press the Enter key to revert to the right click:
:~$ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad click-method areas
Bringing up a GUI (Graphical User Interface) with additional configuration settings
Type the following command and press the Enter key to install a tweak tool GUI:
:~$ sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool
SLN316799_en_US__1icon Note: sudo gives the instruction to run with administrator privileges, you need an admin password and rights for this.
Type the following command and press the Enter key to open the Tweak tool GUI:
How can I tell Ubuntu 20.04 focal to do nothing when I close my laptop lid?
To check your version:
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS
To disable Ubuntu doing anything closing the laptop lid:
Open the /etc/systemd/logind.conf file in a text editor as root, for example,
sudo -H gedit /etc/systemd/logind.conf
If HandleLidSwitch is not set to ignore then change it:
# This file is part of systemd.
# systemd is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
# under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
# Entries in this file show the compile time defaults.
# You can change settings by editing this file.
# Defaults can be restored by simply deleting this file.
# See logind.conf(5) for details.
Make sure it’s not commented out (it is commented out if it is preceded by the symbol #) or add it if it is missing.
Restart the systemd daemon (be aware that this will log you off) with this command:
sudo systemctl restart systemd-logind
or, from 15.04 onwards:
sudo service systemd-logind restart
Solution of VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system
“VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this feature and will fail to boot without it.”
The solution of that could be enabling the virtualisation option from the Bios, the next image is example of enabling the virtualisation on HP laptop.
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Where Microsoft Windows 10 failed, Ubuntu offers solutions
A customer laptop stopped working, because the SSD(Solid State Drive) was having some issues.
After removed the SSD from the laptop and installed it on external SATA reader as you can see on the next image 1
Tried to read and format the SSD using Microsoft Windows 10
Windows 10 failed
The following drives contain an unrecognised configuration and can’t be used with Storage Spaces.
Reset the drive to make them usable. If the drives continues to be unrecognised, you might need to replace them as you can see on the next image 2
Tried to read and format the SSD using Ubuntu:
Ubuntu recognised the SSD and formatted it
When the end-users have an issue, do not care about what operation system is better or more popular than another, and so.
They have a problem and they want a solution.
Today,16-06-2017, Windows 10 vs Ubuntu the score is 0 – 1