Questions tagged [16.04]

Sixth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named "Xenial Xerus". Released on 21st April, 2016. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2021. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific. Don't use this to file bugs!

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Extract iso, giving me errors thru 7zip and Mount

folderName$ 7z x HNm.iso is giving me this error Error: HNm.iso: Can not open file as archive and when i try to mount it i get this error mount: /mnt/iso: mount failed: Unknown error -1 Any help?
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Watchdog daemon does not touch /dev/watchdog

I am running ubuntu 16.04. I have installed both softdog kernel module and the watchdog daemon, and hoping to get a software watchdog behaviour running. I run the following command to load softdog... ...
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How do I use the softdog module?

I am trying to use the software watchdog kernel module called softdog. I am not sure how to use it properly. I have removed the module from ... /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-watchdog.conf Then I have ...
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Forgot admin password but have access to admin account [duplicate]

I am using 16.04 version of Ubuntu and have two admin accounts but I forgot password of both accounts. I am getting logged in both accounts without a password. But for further things to do in terminal ...
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Upgrade to GSL 2.4+ in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have GSL libraries version 2.1 (as libgsl-dev) on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I need to upgrade them to 2.4 at least (the last version is 2.6). How do I do this? The apt-get upgrade command does not give ...
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Scary lookingupdate 16.04 - ca-certificates_20190110~16.04.1_all.deb

I just updated by 16.04 desktop install and it updated the package ca-certificates_20190110~16.04.1_all.deb. The output below looked pretty scary to me with certificates being removed and added to ...
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Backport Ubuntu 20 theme and icons to Ubuntu 16

Is there a way to have a Ubuntu 20 look and feel on previous versions (such as 16-th LTS)? I've been searching for a theme that nails the flat and modern Ambience theme, but with no success.
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Ubuntu 16.04 VMware Kernel headers for 4.4.0 were not found

I have a Linux system with the kernel "4.4.0" but nothing else. Not "4.4.0-1008" or something else, only "4.4.0" and I doesn't find any linux-headers for the version "4.4.0" (remember: the version is ...
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How to set a watchdog on Ubuntu 16.04

I have an Intel atom cpu on a device running Ubuntu 16.04. I am now required to determine if I can enable a hardware watchdog on it. I have read some resources, and still not certain how to proceed. ...
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Updated Ubuntu and Samsung TV will no longer recognise computer via HDMI

History Built a HTPC 10 years ago and run Unbutu since day 1 with little issues (mainly user error, as i never used Linyx before). it is connected to an Oknyo AV receiver (along with game consoles), ...
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Winebrowser keeps duplicating

Whenever I try to update zoom or update something else it always opens up winebrowser and the tabs keep on duplicating. Can somebody help me? I am using Ubuntu 16.04, and I did not use any commands. I ...
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Stopped on initramfs prompt after reinstalling “initramfs-tools-core”

Executed the command sudo apt-get install --reinstall initramfs-tools-core after facing some dependency issues on installing a package using apt-get. Then laptop got stuck on initramfs.error
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How to display kernel's PSI (Pressure Stall Information)?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and my Linux kernel version is 4.4.0. How can I enable the kernel's PSI? Or is there a tool that is similar?
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How to install cgroup v2 on Ubuntu 16.04?

I've checked on my machine, and it seems that I have the original version of cgroup. However, I need the second version. How do I install it?
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error: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set in the environment during running pangolin?

I installed pangolin in ubuntu 16.04 from here: https://github.com/stevenlovegrove/Pangolin Whenever I want to visualize using pangolin it gives the following error message: error: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not ...
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How can I check my nvidia opengl library is working or not from terminal in ubuntu 16.04?

I installed nvidia in ubuntu 16.04, currently the os uses GPU graphcis (which I checked in system settings>details) However, I would like to confirm about nvidia opengl library is working or not? ...
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How to network connect 16.04 with Canon TS5150 printer

I am trying to network connect with my printer to 16.04 I have tried once and the computer found TS5100 but it will not print to the printer. I have a Canon TS5150
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error while installing wine on ubuntu [closed]

Iam getting error while installing wine on ubuntu. i cant able to modify the file sources.list. could you please help me because iam a very beginner of ubuntu os.
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How to correctly run graphical application in Docker container with Qt and D-Bus?

I was trying to get Audex running inside 16.04 LTS Docker container on the 20.04 LTS host. The below method works normally for Gtk-based applications, I have tested it. In current case I did the ...
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How to correctly run graphical application in schroot with Qt and D-Bus?

I was trying to get Audex running inside 16.04 LTS schroot on the 20.04 LTS host. The below method works normally for Gtk-based applications, I have tested it. In current case I did the following: ...
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Install ubuntu 16.04 on WSL?

I am interested in running Ubuntu 16.04 on Windows Subsystem for Linux, as it is required for a certain build environment. All that I can find on Microsoft Store is 18.04 and 20.04. Is there a way I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Apt-get is broken - after a fresh Mysql installation [duplicate]

I'm getting dpkg: error processing package mysql-server-5.7 but mysql-server-5.7 package is working and I am able to login to the DB and chagned the password. But every time I run apt-get I am getting ...
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Steps to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04.6 to 16.04.6 LTS or to latest 20.04 LTS (if possible) [duplicate]

I've been on 14.04 LTS for a while now and really keen to upgrade to the latest LTS version (if possible) or do I need to incrementally upgrade? I will obviously backup my main directories and files ...
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Modify Trusted GRUB 1.1.5 to show Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and Android x86 7.1.2

this is my first post. So recently i installed Android x86 on my MSI U130 Wind, it installed Trusted GRUB 1.1.5 and does not recognize Xubuntu (Does not show it), so im asking a way to include ...
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Where does libz.so exist in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am trying to build a c++ project and getting the following error... ninja: error: '/usr/lib/libz.so' needed by 'MyProject', missing and no known rule to make it. The build must be expect libz.so ...
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Why am I seeing unknown devices in “network:///”?

Resolved! Thank you user535733 :) Dear Ubuntu community, I was looking through my folders and when I clicked on "Network", I saw several devices that I can share files with. Problem is, I do not ...
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Ubuntu suspends after some time following a reboot

I am trying to track down the reason my Ubuntu server is going into sleep suddenly. This is always happening a few minutes after a reboot. My problem is I don't have a clue about where to look to ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1), ubuntu 16.04

How to fix this issue. I will show you every command and output that I tried to use them. sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:2 http://security.ubuntu....
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no media present and repeted bios problem

I was having ubuntu 16.04 installed on my laptop. suddenly it started showing no media present and every time when I boot it, it returns on bios setting. I made a bootable Pendrive and I am able to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wifi suddenly stopped working, “No network devices available”

My wifi on Ubuntu 16.04 was working perfectly. At some point I launched my laptop and found out that it can no longer connect to the wireless network at all (network manager says "No network devices ...
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driver for AMD RX 570 not loaded in Ubuntu 16.04

For some reason my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS does not load a driver for my AMD RX 570 graphics card: ~# lspci -s 83:00.00 -v 83:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Ellesmere ...
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No space left on device - though inodes and space OK

I'm running a Ubuntu Dual Boot (16.04 alongside Windows 10), following this protocol : https://itsfoss.com/install-ubuntu-1404-dual-boot-mode-windows-8-81-uefi/ The initial partitioning is not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not detecting SATA drives on Integrated SAS Controller

Problem Statement : I have connected 4 SATA drives to an internal SAS connector on my motherboard. They appear fine in the BIOS but Ubuntu doesn't seem to be able to detect them. I don't get anything ...
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sudo apt-get update display message connecting for infinite time

sudo apt-get update display message connecting for a long time and later time-out error is thrown. I have also tired cleaned up /var/lib/apt/lists/* and I have tried all the help from google but no ...
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Can't change resolution - auto logout and change back after applying

My monitor is running 3840x2160 and I'm trying to change it to 2560x1440 (Ubuntu 16.04). I can see the full list of the resolutions supported by my monitor in Displays, which shows 3840x2160 selected. ...
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Why this script blocking browsing of any website after running it?

i found this script here How to stop the synattack? #!/bin/sh FWVER=0.05 echo "Loading Protect rule set version $FWVER..\n" # The location of the iptables program # IPTABLES=/sbin/iptables #...
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Read only file-system and repeated fsck across 120 machines

A little background: I work for a security company that has decided to use Linux due to its stability and customization. These machines are NVRs that my company builds from consumer components. Being ...
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16.04 LTS - Set Permissions On New Files

I'd like to have permanent 'CHMOD777' permissions on all new files into a samba directory, so that everyone has read/write to the existing and new files there. How do I set this? Is there a terminal ...
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network UNCLAIMED : Lost Ethernet/WiFi drivers after updating to Ubuntu 16.04.6 simultaneously on 2 different computers!

Updated from 16.04.3 to 16.04.6 (over ethernet on one computer, WiFi on the other) and now no ethernet or WiFi, only the loopback. I am flexible if the solution requires going back to 16.04.3. I ...
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Downgrading QT to mainstream version

I need to downgrade my QT from version 5.6.1 to 5.5.1. (The reason being that compilation fails for several software packages, requiring exactly version 5.5.1.) However, I cannot seem to do that, ...
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What is the best IDE to use with Ubuntu 16.04 and 20.04 [duplicate]

IDE required for 16.04 and 20.04
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Error configuring static routing using cli

I'm trying to add a static route on my Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 machine with the cli, but with no success. I'm using the classic ip route command: ip route add x.x.x.0/24 via y.y.y.y dev eno1 (hid the ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a computer along with existing Window 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? If yes then how? [duplicate]

I have a Dell G7 laptop with 128 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD. I have already dual-booted it with: 01. Windows 10 (C drive is mounted on SSD while other 2 drives are mounted in HDD) 02. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (...
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How can I dual boot my computer with windows and Ubuntu 16.04 when the computer says “PPM init failed (-110)”?

I know there are more recent versions of Ubuntu but I need 16.04 on my computer to run a specific simulation. I have downloaded 16.04 from the Ubuntu website, created a bootable USB drive, and tried ...
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Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.systemd1': timed out

On ubuntu 16.04.6 on trying to mask a systemd service. I am seeing errors like below. systemctl mask hadoop-hdfs-zkfc.service Failed to activate service 'org.freedesktop.systemd1': timed out I am ...
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“there were errors during the upgrade” - how to proceed?

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04, and got the following message: The upgrade has completed but there were errors during the upgrade process. To continue please press [ENTER] ...
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Wine dependency woes

I'm trying to get Wine 5.0 installed on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit. I've added i386 arch, added their PPA to apt, did apt-get update, and then tried apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable wine-...
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The screen stays dark after I reopen the lid

I have an e-machines E727 laptop and lubuntu 16.04. I disabled all kind of automatic screen locking and I set it not to suspend when I close the lid. When I close the lid and reopen, I would expect ...
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pgAdmin4 stopped working after latest upgrade Ubuntu 16.04. 'Request' object has no attribute 'is_json'

pgadmin4 is running perfectly before the system update of ubuntu 16.04 I didn't actually check what are those updates. But after the update and I tried running pgAdmin, it boots up and shows the ...
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Accessing virtual machine from local host

After logging onto the virtual machine though putty, I got Welcome to Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-91-generic x86_64) ... 80 packages can be updated. 0 updates are security updates However, ...

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