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Discord suddenly very slow

I updated some programs yesterday, and Discord is suddenly very slow and stuttering. It is only that program, nothing else is affected. The size of the window is a factor as well, if I resize it to be ...
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Acer Swift 3 touchpad phantom clicks on Ubuntu 18.04

I got a new Acer Swift 3 and put Ubuntu 18.04 on it. Sometimes it will click on things when I think I'm scrolling. I'm new to Ubuntu. How do I begin to figure out if this is a hardware issue or a ...
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Every time Windows is loaded, GRUB is removed

Title mostly explains it. I've followed the steps from this post: Grub menu not showing at boot after upgrading to Windows 10 in dual boot And technically, it works. After doing that, when I restart ...
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Which flavor do you recommend for these specs

Which flavor of Ubuntu do you recommend for these specs, lubuntu, regular ubuntu, xubuntu? Thanks! I will use it for programming, bash scripting etc. Cpu Intel Celeron Dual Core 1.5GHz Memory 4GB ...
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Alt+Shift problems on gnome3 (ubuntu 18.04+)

I want to use Alt+Shift as keyboard layout switcher. The main configuration utility don't allow me to do that (WHAAAATT!!?? WHY??? it's a default switcher for almost all computer users!!). Ok, no ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 nvidia problem

i own an asus rog G502V laptop with an i7 7700hq processor with integrated intel graphic disabled by the manufacturer, and an nvidia gtx 1060 card, i installed ubuntu 18.04.1. My problem is this, ...
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Getting full logs of sshd failed connections

When I've queried status of my ssh server which has public ip, it states following: user@mypc:~$ sudo systemctl status ssh ● ssh.service - OpenBSD Secure Shell server Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/...
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All my upgrades crash due to unsigned kernels

The problem I have is that all Ubuntu's proposed software updates end with a fail message, which tells me that the problem are unsigned kernels, so I don't know whether any of the updates succeed or ...
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Use 3rd monitor only for Windows VM

I cannot use my 3rd monitor on Ubuntu. My HDMI to VGA cable has no drivers for linux. Therefore I want to ask if there's a way to use my 3rd monitor with my HDIM to VGA cable through a VM where ...
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How to automate date in template-generated file with Thunar [xfce4]

In XFCE4 it is possible to install templates in ~/Templates and they will appear under the Create Document entry of the Context and File Menus. Now, let's say I create a Python template there (it can ...
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Netplan not connecting to hidden SSID Server 18.04.1 LTS

I've a problem with Netplan not connecting to WiFi network with hidden SSID. It works great if I'll make this network visible. But no chance with hidden one. Any options to configure that?
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Why does removing a “metapackage” not remove the dependencies which it installed?

If I attempt to uninstall a metapackage, apt does not actually remove the metapackage's dependencies, only the "wrapper" itself. Even when running apt autoremove, these subpackages are not listed. I ...
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Question about setting up Snort on Ubuntu

I'm doing a project for a class and I keep running into an issue. The professor and tutor are unable to help. I enter the following commands to install snort onto Ubuntu: (DAQ was already installed) $...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 broke apt and other things

I started the upgrade from Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 to 18.04. Everything went fine until I was asked to reboot. It stuck at displaying /dev/sdb6: clean 723689/3620864 files, 11918552/14478592 blocks. I ...
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Why does Slack not have a tray icon any more?

I've installed the Slack snap; recently, its tray icon stopped displaying. Instead there's just a blank space – though if I right-click it, the Slack menu still opens. All my other tray icons are ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freeze after ubuntu logo disappear

I have Dell Inspiron 7567 laptop with i7-7700hq and gtx1050ti. I just installed Ubuntu 18.04. During the installation everthing was fine and i was able to install it. After installation it said reboot ...
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Pin Ubuntu major LTS version but allow minor upgrade?

Does anyone know how I can pin my Ubuntu to accept only minor version upgrade (e.g. 16.04.x)? If I set in Software & Updates, notify me of a new Ubuntu version to "For long-term support version", ...
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gksudo Workaround for Leafpad and PCmanFM

I have read a lot of articles on how to work around the lack of gksudo in the latest *buntu releases. Unfortunately, they've been tailored to applications I don't use like gedit, mousepad, nautilus, ...
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Long bootup time with bridge configured in netplan in 18.04

In Ubuntu 18.04 the default network configuration is done with netplan. I have a setup which creates a bridge interface at startup, see below. It all works great, except that during startup it runs ...
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Trying to run/install ubuntu 18.04

Im trying to install/run ubuntu 18.04 from a usbstick. However, when trying to do so i'm told to update microcode to 0x22 or newer and thats how far i get. When i try to google it it only shows me ...
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Intermittent SSL on Ubuntu 18.04 VMs, using Mullvad VPN

I have transferred an ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine (VMware) from one PC to another. Since transferring i am getting intermittent SSL within the VM which causes web browsing (on some sites, usually ...
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Wake Ubuntu with touchscreen

I have a ubuntu machine and I can only interact with a touchscreen. When the screen became blank for powersaving (but not sleep/suspend) i can't wake it up with the touchscreen I have to press the ...
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Automatically select last user on login screen ubuntu 18.10

I don't want to select a user each time my computer boots. How can I setup the same behavior as in previous versions of Ubuntu: I need to see password prompt for the last user directly after boot, ...
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How do I reach/edit /etc/security/pam_env.conf?

In a quest to find out how to enable touchscreen scrolling in Firefox, I found this "Add MOZ_USE_XINPUT2 DEFAULT=1 to /etc/security/pam_env.conf" How do I get to "/etc/security/pam_env.conf"? it ...
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Login loop, Ubuntu 18.04 (with logs)

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a dell xps 9560 with nvidia graphics, and I cannot login into my main desktop account. I followed all other instructions I found in forums or blogs, including reinstalling ...
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Windows VM guest

I currently have an Ubuntu VM guest on a Windows 10 host. I use Ubuntu for development but have found my Ubuntu performance to be poor. I tried several things to try to improve it, but now I'm ...
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Installation of Opensis with XAMPP 7.2.13-0 on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install Opensis-ce 6.0 on Ubuntu 18.04. I followed the the procedure given by CAMAPP Steps 1 to 12 were executed successfully However when i executed step 13 i got the following ...
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Ubuntu XSANE has too many windows!

I installed XSANE because I couldn't get SimpleScan to work with my Canon MX490 printer. XSANE works OK (still trying to connect via wifi but USB works). But when I open XSANE and scan a document, I ...
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volume lowered on certain videos through firefox

The audiostream from firefox defaults to a certain volume depending on the video. I've checked on chrome to see if it was also having the same problem but it was not and the videos where all defaulted ...
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Headphones Not Detected in ubuntu

my headphones (3.5mm) not detected by Ubuntu . i have Ubuntu 18.04 installed in my computer . please help me what should i do for detecting my headphone after fresh installation of Ubuntu. i also ...
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If I install a GRUB backup on USB flash will it affect my current system GRUB?

I want to be able to boot from HD normally but also boot from USB if something gets broken in my dual-boot setup. It should be transparent to the OSes. Are there any issues with this?
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Can anyone help me with this error

i am trying to install autoupdate and i take this problem dpkg: error processing package unattended-upgrades (--configure): installed unattended-upgrades package post-installation script subprocess ...
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Can a conky script display a simple PNG image?

Conky newbie. I have a PNG image of a monthly calendar with transparency. I can't figure out how to write a conky script to simply display this in the middle of my desktop over my wallpaper. I have an ...
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Moving many files from many directories using a script

I'm wanting to move many files, each of which are in their own directory, into one common directory. Each of the directories that these files are in have the same basename as the files. I've created a ...
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Need assistance with wipe and reinstall Dual Boot

Summary background: I have an old Aspire E1-470P upgraded to Win10. It was running slowly so I added a dual boot and was happy with performance. I wanted to keep my Windows partitions for situations ...
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Problem with brand new GTX 1050

I have a weird behavior which I don't really know how to identify it clearly. I bought a brand new laptop with a GeForce GTX 1050 Q-Max (driver nvidia-410). And since a couple of days I have weird ...
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How to use TOUCHPAD of my Laptop “ASUS X450LN” in Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Laptop "ASUS 450LN" which is 'Free OS' for a long time. After installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I can't find my Touchpad. I am using External Wireless Mouse. I checked almost all Questions hear ...
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Can't Install Midori on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am encountering this error: Err:26 http://ppa.launchpad.net/midori/ppa/ubuntu bionic Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80]
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P-touch editor alternative for Ubuntu 18.10 (install 2430PC…)

i managed to get my Brother P-touch label printer working with Ubuntu 18.10. It may work with other linux distros as well, if they are debian based. The credits go to Dominic Radermacher, who created ...
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I Am Getting This Problem While Installing Instagram-Py on My Kali Linux System [on hold]

this is the error which occurs during the installation of instagram-py
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Power on over SSH

Is it possible to power on ubuntu over ssh or some kind of networking? I'm using lubuntu on a laptop & wants to switch on without opening the lid.
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Restart works but Power Down hangs and saturates network

I installed Ubuntu previously on a I7 box with no issues. However, installation on an I5 box hangs during power down and crashed my network. I assume with excessive packet traffic during shutdown. ...
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How can I launch windows 10 usb on ubuntu 3.7

I am using Ubuntu, but I have bought Windows 10 USB stick. There are some .exe files to launch it. I cant open them on ubuntu. How can I launch the Windows 10?
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How can I change mime to run exe applications on kubuntu

I have wine installed. But how can I set it default for running exe files?
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system-network.socket failed. Any ideas on what to do?

Hello guys I got a problem with my Internet connection on my Server. I cannot use filezilla or webmin because my systemd-networkd.socket seems to be buggy or something. Can you help me? This is my ...
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how to lauch xscreensaver immediatly once

context: ubuntu 18.04, xscreensaver, keyboard shortcuts Hi all, I want to create a keyboard shortcut to launch xscreensaver. And when the xscreensaver goes off, the xscreensaver should stop (to avoid ...
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Terminal is broken!

So my terminal is broken. I can open the terminal window using any of the methods listed below, but there is no prompt, and it's like it's stuck just about to give me a prompt but nothing. Alt + Ctrl ...
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Unable to build simple Hello world kernel module

I have just started writing kernel modules. I am referring to this guide. I wrote a simple Hello world program exactly as specified in the guide. #include <linux/module.h> /* Needed by all ...
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Windows boot option not working

i'm a new user at Ubuntu, and i think i've lost my boot to Windows. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and i'm not an expert of this issues (but i can move through the console). Please, would you mind to help me? ...
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How to set up a network bridge for VM on KVM Ubuntu 18 laptop

UI thought I had successfully configured KVM on my Ubuntu 18 Lenovo Thinkpad Carbon i5 (3rd gen?), when I realized none of the VMs had any internet connection. I followed these linked directions to ...

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