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Tested this auto login technique in Ubuntu 22.04 and it works!

For several weeks, I was having to take time to fix my Ubuntu 22.04 virtual machine that would freeze either before or after I entered my password. Finally, I decided to find a way to correct the problem.

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My bumpy upgrade path to Ubuntu 22.04 – Part 2

Part 1 can be read from this link.

My first attempt at upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04

Once I stabilized Ubuntu to where it was usable on a consistent basis, I then proceeded to the steps needed to initiate and test the 22.04 upgrade.

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Disable your VPN if Ubuntu software updates fail to complete

Ubuntu System Software Updater

If you use a VPN (virtual private network) and run Ubuntu or another Debian distro, has this ever happened to you? You attempt to update your system software and the process doesn’t complete fully. One or more modules fail to update. You check settings and confirm that it’s configured to download from Main Server. How do you fix this?

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VirtualShield for Linux fails to install in Mint20

VirtualShield sign-in screen in LInux

I successfully run VirtualShield in a virtual machine running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The app auto-loads when I launch the OS.

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