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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How to resolve “Cannot create a temporary directory ?” (Pynacl)

I'm installing Pynacl on Ubuntu 16.04 where it reaches a point where it throws error I haven't found any info about in search engine: I get the error output after running: pip3 install --user ...
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Unmet dependencies for apt after upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

After upgrading ubuntu I've had issues with installing programs using the apt command that will not repair themselves. I have tried running sudo apt-get -f install to try and fix the the unmet ...
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After opening Ubuntu 16.04 cause error [duplicate]

The screen is stuck on this black screen.
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CPU load average spikes every hour with CPU 55% and memory 82% only

Our Digital Ocean droplet's CPU load average spikes every 1-1.5 hour. Here is the the performance graph for the past 24 hours: Here are some MySQL error logs for 1.5 hours (one cycle) as well as ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu Mate with Berryboot (Raspberry Pi 3)

I have installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 with Berryboot on a Raspberry Pi. When I try to update the kernel with sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, it can't proceed with some warning root device ...
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Re-launch Chrome from a guest account

Chrome crashed while I had a few tabs open, on a guest account with Ubuntu 16.04. I want to re-launch Chrome before signing out of this guest account, so that I can get my tabs back, before signing ...
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Messed up Python3.6 on Ubuntu 16.04

I installed anaconda and run 'sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade' on an Ubuntu 16.04 system. I upgraded pip inside an Anaconda environment and also used the 'sudo apt-get ...
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Can't update Ubuntu server 16.04 to 18.04 due to missing phpMyAdmin PPA

I'm trying to install the latest updates for 16.04 so I can upgrade to 18.04. I'm getting errors with the phpMyAdmin PPA, which I understand is due to the fact that the original package maintainer (...
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Show Raw Contents of update-alternatives

I'm wondering if there's a way to show the raw contents of sudo update-alternatives --config <resource>? I've been doing quite a lot of troubleshooting getting some installs correct and I cannot ...
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Don't find site-packages after PC formatting

I don't find the path : '/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages' and '/usr/local/lib/python3.5/site-packages' Does it normal or not? If not, could you tell me the reason? And how to fix it? Please ...
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Can't block specific IP address with iptables, Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to troubleshoot Fail2ban recognizing our http-get-dos trigger, but not actually banning the offending host. I can see it adding entries to iptables rules, but they don't have any affect. So ...
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PLZ help me for transcode with ffmpeg and Gpu to add Watermark

I work for ffmpeg and GPU. This line works: ffmpeg -y -progress - -hwaccel cuvid -c:v h264_cuvid -deint 2 -drop_second_field 1 -resize 1280x720 -i udp://@230.3.4.131:11230 -c:v h264_nvenc -preset llhp ...
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Old Mac Mini, fans arent working (shuts down due to overheating)

I'm currently not able to directly access the machine so I'm sorry to not being able to provide all the details right now but this is the info: It is an old Mac Mini. It runs Ubuntu 16.04 LTS It runs ...
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UBUNTU 16.04 TERMINAL NOT ABLE TO INSTALL/UPDATE ANYTHING [duplicate]

My terminal is not able to download/update/upgrade anything at all. When i type sudo apt-get update, i get this - 0% [Connecting to "IP Address"] and it just stays that way. Doesnt download ...
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SquirrelMail - Error: Connection dropped by IMAP server

I am trying to use SquirrelMail on Ubuntu 16.04. When I go to localhost/squirrelmail/src/login.php and login, I encounter the error message: ERROR: Connection dropped by IMAP server. I tried the ...
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How to partition drive in use? 16.04

I need to partition the hard drive I have Ubuntu installed on. How can I do this without loosing data? Using Gparted it seems like I cannot do this without unmounting it.
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do-release-upgrade (16.04 to 18.04) aborting

I'm having a devil of a time upgrading Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04. The GUI upgrade aborts without providing useful info (the screen closes), and running from the terminal sudo apt update && ...
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“Always on top” option does not work for Document Viewer after opening the text annotation box

A pdf document opened with evince Document Viewer can be pinned to the top of the screen by clicking on the "Always On Top" option from the right click menu on the task bar of the Viewer. In ...
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Keyboard not working after installing ubuntu 16.04

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 on my lenevo laptop for 32-bit version because ubuntu 18 does not comes for 32-bit ISO. I was previously using windows 7 which was working without any problems I did a ...
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CUDO miner installation on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS

I am looking for assistance to solve the following issue while trying to install CUDO miner (a cryptocurrency miner. I am trying to install it from the command line. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description:...
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Ubuntu 18.04 experienced an internal error while upgrading from 16.04

Errors - gnome software crashed, unity desktop.... Ran this command sudo apt-get autoremove --purge ubuntu-unity-desktop unity, after this command my terminal text appearing grey instead of white sudo ...
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wine on ubuntu 16.04: Unable to install a .msi file, how to troubleshoot?

This is my third time trying to install Wine on Ubuntu 16.04 to install a .msi windows program (Ableton live 10). I followed these steps: 739 sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 740 sudo add-apt-...
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apt-get update cannot update the package list [duplicate]

I am using the ubuntu 16.04 xenial, and recently I found that when I want to install some software, whether it shows as Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Booting a VM with root FileSystem

I have a root filesystem which is zipped, How can I boot another EC2 Instance with this rootfs zipped file. I have no idea whether this is possible or not.
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I got 404 error when try to install chrome on ubuntu 16.04

when I ran this command to install google chrome browser on ubuntu 16.04: $ wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb I got this error: https://dl.google.com/...
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i686-w64-mingw32 gives error on ubuntu 16

I have some package in Ubuntu 12.04 .. which is getting compiled with the help of i586-mingw32msvc. My task is to compile same package on Ubuntu 16.04 which does not have i586-mingw32msvc ( as per my ...
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Alienware m17 R3 Ubuntu 16.04 network drivers

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my new Alienware m17 R3 laptop. Ethernet model : Killer E3000 PCI-e Gigabit Ethernet Controller Wi-Fi model : Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 Currently there is no network ...
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can I stop X server using ssh?

I want to install an Nvidia toolkit on a remote server. It seems I should stop X server using sudo service lightdm stop. I don't know enough about this command, I'm afraid that I lose the connection ...
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Touchpad lagging in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have Dell Inspiron 15 and I didn't update or install anything recently but I started having trouble with my touchpad since yesterday. When I start the system, the cursor doesn't appear at all or if ...
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Can I force wget to use the secondary dns

I am trying to download something from NVIDIA website on a remote server using ssh. Iran is banned by the NVIDIA website. My server's DNS servers are: IP4.DNS[1]: 192.168....
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App appearing on the taskbar, but without any panel

I'm using ubuntu 16.04. For a few days, my apps are not responding properly. When I try to launch from the search menu or try to open a file, then the icon appears on the taskbar but without any panel....
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Installing libfmt-dev in Ubuntu 16

How to install libfmt-dev on Ubuntu 16.04. I followed the steps in here And I tried sudo apt install libfmt-dev But I got package not found error.
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Dual Boot (windows 8.1 and Ubuntu) [duplicate]

I am using a dual boot system, while using Ubuntu I want to access windows folders, data, etc. is it possible? how?
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Laptop keyboard and mousepad disabled on Ubuntu 16.04

I have HP Notebook-14 running Ubuntu 16.04. With external keyboard and mouse connected via USB, it works perfectly fine. However, I only discovered recently that the internal keyboard and mousepad are ...
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Stuck in grub rescue after trying to uninstall ubuntu

I have/(had) Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on my HP ProBook 440 G4. I wanted to uninstall the Ubuntu following these instructions. The current problem is when I boot the machine I'm getting into grub ...
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Shutdown wiping partition table on SD -> IDE after clean install

I'm trying to breathe new life into an old (2005 era) Sony VGN-A190 and have replaced the HDD with a 32GB SD card in a SD->IDE adapter. I've also tried with a PATA compatible SSD, but that would ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 installation stuck at Grub2 installation in Acer laptop

I am first time going to use Linux for that i am trying to installing Ubuntu 18.04 and tried 16.04 also in my Acer laptop Acer Aspire ES 15-> "ES1-533-P21L". But every time my laptop ...
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Unable to switch workspaces via keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I find myself unable to use the default key combo ALT+STR+Left Arrow, Up Arrow etc. to switch between workspaces. This is only for one of my accounts though: I have two user accounts on my machine. ...
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Run additional software on ubuntu live (temporalily)

The disk of my computer is corrupted. I plan to use Ubuntu to recover data on the disk. I went to my friend's home and made a Ubuntu USB stick. I don't think the Ubuntu USB stick has a persistent ...
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sssd got killed due to segfault in ubuntu 16.04

SSSD.LOG -------------- (Sun Jun 14 20:23:53 2020) [sssd] [mt_svc_sigkill] (0x0010): [pam][13305] is not responding to SIGTERM. Sending SIGKILL. (Sun Jun 14 20:29:34 2020) [sssd] [...
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Dual boot Windows and Ubuntu 16.04

I am unable to boot into Windows 10 in my dual booted PC. I tried re-installing Ubuntu, it worked but in the bios I couldn't find windows 10 option. I tried diskpart methods in command prompt, it's ...
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No Diskspace left - /root folder very large

on my small homeserver running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I have run out of diskspace on my system disk root partition for some reason. The device is a 128Gb SSD with the following status: df -h: Dateisystem ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

Is there any way to force Ubuntu Server upgrade directly from 16.04 to 20.04? Unluckily clean install plus migration it's not an option.
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Remotely control Android smartphone from Ubuntu 16.04

Please tell me if and how it‘s possible to remotely control an Honor 7S Android smartphone (it‘s probably a Huawei trademark) with Android version 8.1.0 from 32 bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (with xubuntu-...
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Stop a service before unmounting file system during shutdown of a host

Can someone let me know how can I make a systemd service to be stopped first before the unmounting of the file system starts during the shutdown of a host? OS - Ubuntu 16.04.6
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't turnoff but screen turns black after login

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed for 2-3years. But recently my laptop suddenly, in middle of my work, goes dim to 0%. Even after restarting couple of times, the screen goes dim without even showing ...
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Is Ubuntu or Xubuntu running?

I had installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Then I installed the following package: xubuntu-desktop At the log-in screen I have the options Ubuntu, Xfce session or Xubuntu session. Please tell me which ...
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Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block on Ubuntu 16.04

I switched on my laptop to find this. There is lot of data without backup. Any help will be appreciated. Terminal view
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Problems for starting Ubuntu after i selected on the GRUB? Help!

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I has the problem after select Ubuntu in the GRUB, does not start the operating system and the screen goes black with blinking cursor (_) and so ti is for hours and ...
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file icones all turned grey

For some reasons all icons and file turned grey. also terminal page has become white and so on. what is the reason and how can i fix it?

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