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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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is is safe to have swap partition in ssd?

As I'm planning to buy an SSD and replace my old mechanical hard drive. So I've heard rumors that having swap partition can decrease the life of SSD. So is this true? Or can I still have one(swap ...
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How to protect project file in ubuntu server?

We have ubuntu server 18.04 installed. We want our team to work their project from the server only so that they cannot save the file in their local pc. Is it feasible to make it work in that way. If ...
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Different Screen, Different Workspaces in Ubuntu 16.04..?

I have 2 screens(a laptop and a lcd) and want to have different workspace in each screen(one should not be connected to other).I have read multiple answers but all of them were very old, asking to ...
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16.04 Stress Test

I am putting together a desktop for a 13 year old nephew with 3GB RAM and a single core 3.2 Ghz CPU (originally outfitted with Windows Vista). I have reviewed the system requirements for 16.04. An ...
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Connect Ubuntu Server 16.04 to Windows 10 using Ethernet cable

EDIT: ipconfig on Windows: Ethernet adapter Ethernet: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::49d7:ec19:199f:b968%13 Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . ...
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Persistant Symbolic Link -Ubuntu 16.04

Could somebody assist me in creating a persistent symlink for the block devices, using udev ? Regards,
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Updating gtksourceview

I was trying to install plugins for gedit from github repository in ubuntu 16.04. When I run ./configure it says: Requested 'gtksourceview-3.0 >= 3.21.3' but version of gtksourceview is 3.20.4 I ...
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MariaDB dependency Issues

I have looked through a ton of different answers for this and still cannot seem to fix this issue. I did a apt-get update and apt-get upgrade this morning and it seems to have broken my MariaDB ...
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DTLS handshake failed: Resource temporarily unavailable, try again

I use OpenVPN to connect to workplace's network. When I connect, the connection is good and then it suddenly drops with the following trace. With this the internet connection from my router also drops ...
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HTTP header is not set to at least 15552000 seconds

I am trying to clean up my installation of NextCloud 15 on Ubuntu 16.04. The overview page suggest this change: The "Strict-Transport-Security" HTTP header is not set to at least "15552000" ...
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New NextCloud installation requires change but I'm not sure where to run this line of code

I just installed NextCloud 15 on a new installation of Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS. The welcome page shows this: Some columns in the database are missing a conversion to big int. Due to the fact that ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 vmware and many error

I copied working vmx to new environcemtn and now my machine with Ubuntu not working. There is a lot of errors like: System program problem detected or Sorry Ubuntu 16.04 has experienced an ...
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Error when adding a VPN connection, editing VPN connection is greyed out

In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, when I start the connection editor via nm-connection-editor on the console and create a PPTP connection, I get the following error: ** Message: Cannot save connection due to ...
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apt says “invalid signature”/“not signed” for all repos even if keys are there

When doing apt update I am getting error messages such as Err:1 http://at.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease At least ...
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How to mount Windows Share on Ubuntu

Currently having issues with mounting a drive to a windows share via my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. Thoughts? Sudo nano /etc/fstab //192.168.4.12/Share/Videos /media/Plex cifs defaults,noauto,nofail,...
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errors while compile kernel 3.18.20

when i compile the kernel 3.18.20 using : CONCURRENCY_LEVEL=$(nproc) make-kpkg --rootcmd fakeroot --initrd kernel_image kernel_headers i get this result! > exec make kpkg_version=13.018 -f > ...
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How to transfer AWS Route 53 domain name to home BIND server

I've been playing around with the idea of hosting my own websites. I've launched a multitude of Ubuntu Servers each with different configurations. My last one was with Plesk installed on it. Pretty ...
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Useing USB Ubuntu boot, can i configure packages in my Ubuntu installation?

After breaking up my Ubuntu packages, as explained here can't boot the system after fsck, libgtk problem, I managed to boot Ubuntu from USB and see my regular file structure. Are my attempts ...
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menuconfig and xconfig don't work!

when I try to use make menuconfig I get this: scripts/kconfig/mconf Kconfig init/Kconfig:1301: can't open file "usr/Kconfig" scripts/kconfig/Makefile:24: recipe for target 'menuconfig' failed make[1]:...
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ntfs-3g.usermap fails with “You have defined no user” on 16.04

The ntfs-3g.usermap command doesn't seem to work for me on an NTFS disk: $ lsblk -no name,fstype | grep sdb1 └─sdb1 ntfs $ umount /dev/sdb1 $ mount | grep sdb1 $ sudo ntfs-3g.usermap ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS video driver not working

I'm new to Linux world so some questions/statements might look stupid from your perspective, sorry in advance. I need to test Zabbix, there is already preconfigured Hyper-V VM from zabbix.com which I'...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 16.04 LTS i386, 32 bit

After several years of beeing very happy with Ubuntu, happily using the 16.04 LTS i386, 32 bit for some time. There was an option popping up to upgrade to 18.04 LTS. I was hesitating for some time but ...
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How to Extract dll librarys from .exe file in ubuntu

I'm trying to extract dll's from an .exe file by using PE parse. but i'm facing some problem with Parse, so can any alternate method is there to extract dll's from exe file. Can anyone help i need ...
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Dell Inspiron N5050 have display problem Xubuntu 16.04.3

We have installed Xubuntu 16.04 in the Dell Inspiron N5050 laptop which is showing display problem. Ubuntu screen is showing the following message and started blinking continuously. modem-manager[...
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headphone jack does not work in my lenovo g500s

I am having lenovo g500s with Ubuntu and Windows 7 running as dual boot. When i plug my headphones in Windows, it work really good, but when i plug into ubuntu 16.04. It does not detect my headphones. ...
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After installing NVIDIA driver, Ubuntu launcher placement is not working properly

I installed NVIDIA driver for Titan XP on Ubuntu 16.04. And I currently use dual monitors. The problem is that there are always launcher on two monitors even though I configured launcher placement ...
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ftp: connect to address xx.xx.xx.xx: Operation timed out [on hold]

I have a Operation timed out problem when trying to remote connect to my FTP Ubuntu Server 16.04 in my Mac terminal. Last login: Tue Dec 11 10:30:18 on ttys000 $ ftp 10.0.0.2 ftp: connect to address ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installation stuck and showing the following message:[1076.212038] sd 0:0:0:0 [sda] Synchronizing SCSI cache

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7567 laptop that I'm attempting to install version 16.04 on. After the prompt to restart, my laptop is now stuck on a page with lots of code with the ...
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How to launch applications at start (NUC/Ububtu 16.04)?

I am working on an embedded system which is running on NUC / Ubuntu 16.04 I would like that when I start the NUC, it automatically start a set of applications and also enable Wifi to automatically ...
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Cant install update any files in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

E: The package libperl5.22 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
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Question about Python mapping (/etc/alternatives/python)

I using Ubuntu 16.04 and I currently have 3 Python versions installed: Python 2.7, 3.5 and 3.6. I have a question relating to the /etc/alternatives/python shortcut. Here is some brief context: ls -l ...
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can't boot the system after fsck, libgtk problem

I tried to do a chmod and delete my Pycharm logs. And somehow got in a situation that I can't boot my system. [FAILED]Failed to start Create Volatile Files and Directories [FAILED]Failed to start ...
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Errors while checking bluetooth status [duplicate]

in my ubuntu 16.04 everything is working perfectly except Bluetooth. It is neither detecting any device nor being detected by any Bluetooth device. To check the status of Bluetooth I found the ...
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cat /sys/kernel/debug/dri/0/i915_display_info: Operation not permitted

I want to get display info of my current system.So I used the following command: sudo cat /sys/kernel/debug/dri/0/i915_display_info It displays me : cat: /sys/kernel/debug/dri/0/i915_display_info: ...
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Can I customize Keyboard shortcuts? (Nautilus)

I just want to customize shortcuts for two actions i.e. Switching next tab & Switching previous tab. These two actions have already shortcuts assigned (Ctrl+PgUp & Ctrl+PgDn). I want to ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 Bluetooth Lag

Not sure why, but when I try to run bluetooth on a full install of ubuntu 16.04 (I have my reasons), the bluetooth speeds up and slows down and skips uncontrollably with no explanation in the debug ...
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Unable to install steam on 16.04

I am trying to install steam via command line, it gives this error: $ sudo apt-get install steam Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Install SSL Certificate for Electron Application

I'm currently building a debian installation package to deploy a electron application to our internal linux desktop machines (Ubuntu 16.04). The app contacts an internal server that uses certificates ...
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Try to install problem waiting to install [on hold]

I downloaded the virtualbox 5.2.22 for the linux and try to install on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. They told me waiting to install. What is the problem?
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blank screen after suspend/hibernate on 16.04

My desktop always shows blank screen after suspend, while audio and other functionality is fine. Strangely, when I hibernate my desktop, it would be succeed first time. Second time, that is, hibernate ...
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Uninstalling kodi

I started to install kodi then cancelled now when I boot up kodi takes over screen not ubuntu. Cant access ubuntu desk top to surf the web or to do anything. Need help to remove kodi. Note, I ...
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Trackpad freezes after increased cpu load

I have this weird problem, where my trackpad freezes if CPU load increases to more than 80%. The problem resolves only when I restart the system. Another way around is that I use an external mouse ...
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Safely removing USB 3.0 drive freezes the system - why and how to fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS amd64 with 4.4.0-140-generic Linux kernel. After one of recent upgrades I got new unexpected behavior - when I select Safely remove drive in Caja click Power off the ...
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Syntax Error in Apt in ubuntu 16.04

This is the error I get when I try to install any thing using apt or apt-get. /usr/bin/apt: 1: /usr/bin/apt: Syntax error: "(" unexpected what does it mean by Syntax error?. Which file should I see ...
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Chromium-browser libprotobuf ERROR when using PPAPI flash --> Segmentation fault

I can't start up the chromium-browser after an update. adobe-flash-properties-gtk:amd64 and adobe-flashplugin:amd64 were upgraded today. How do I fix this issue? $ chromium-browser Using PPAPI ...
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/Boot full. Help needed in cleaning it up [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu server version 16.04 and I'm running into an issue where my /boot directory is full. This is a server running Wordpress which is servicing our Intranet site. I'm not a Linux expert ...
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Change of Motherboard - Same HDD [closed]

I wanted to overclock my cpu so I had to upgrade from a B150i motherboard to a Z270-ar using an Intel i5 6600k. What surprised me is that when I changed all the components over and booted Ubuntu 18....
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 come with Python 3.5 but not pip3?

This is probably a basic question but I am quite new to Ubuntu. As far as I understand, Ubuntu 16.04 (and the following versions) come with Python 3.5 as default, not Python 2.7. My question is, why ...
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encrypted home directory can access but not see files

I have an encrypted volume and encrypted home directory on Ubuntu 16.04. About a week ago I noticed I could not see any files in my home directory. Oddly enough I can however access files I knew ...
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How to install python3.6 (dev) on Unbuntu 16.04 without colliding with python3.5 (dev)

I have an app that must be run on python3.6 and I'd prefer to run it on a Unbuntu 16.04 OS. Problem is that eventually python3.6 ends up trolling through /usr/lib/python3 which is already polluted ...