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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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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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Ubuntu 16.04.5 freeze after suspend | Black Screen

I recently switched back to ubuntu 16.04.5 from 18.04 due to bugs. And I felt it was the most stable version (no bugs). But a new problem occured in my laptop. Whenever my laptop suspends (long period ...
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How to open magnet torrent links from Firefox in rTorrent?

I am using the command-line torrent client rTorrent under Xenial Xerus and I would like to: Find and click on a magnet torrent link with Firefox Have the magnet link opened automatically in rTorrent ...
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r8168/r8169 RealTek driver module troubles

I installed NVIDIA GT 1030 proprietary driver for Linux X86 64 bits in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Since, Ethernet driver module becomes unstable; it does not start automatically after login or resume after ...
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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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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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How to type ª in Ubuntu 16.04?

In Brazil, we use ª for feminine ordinal numbers, just like 1st, 2nd, 3rd... in English. So it's a very common need. I just set up the Compose Key, so I can do "Compose Key, o, o" to get the masculine ...
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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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when sudo apt-get install npm nodejs-legacy

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
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Try to install problem waiting to install

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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Ralink MT7601U (148f:7601) Wi-Fi adapter not working on Ubuntu 16.04

I have updated my Ubuntu desktop from 14.04 to 16.04 and my Wi-Fi dongle stooped working. I've tried to follow the instructions given here but it did not work. How can I make it work again? Thanks ...
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VirtualBox does not run after ugrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04. When I want to run VirtualBox from command line,it does not work. It returns the error: VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime! ...
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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 ...
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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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LVM thin pool is not activated

There was a thunderstorm, the server under Ubuntu 16.04 turned off despite UPS. On the server, the exchange folder (/srv/data) is under samba. The /srv/data mounts a thin volume vg /thinpool/data from ...
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boot.log entry: 2 logical volume(s) in volume group “ubuntu-vg” now active? [duplicate]

this is the boot.log lvmetad is not active yet, using direct activation during sysinit Volume group "ubuntu-vg" not found Cannot process volume group ubuntu-vg /run/lvm/lvmetad.socket: connect ...
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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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internet is slow with D-Link DWA-131 wireless adapter

I am facing this issue recently instantly with my D-Link DWA-131 wireless adapter. Mine is Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. My adapter was working perfectly since past 3 years. All of a sudden since 2 days, I am ...
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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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Google chrome not opening in ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I just instal ubuntu 16.04 lts and google chrome not opening in it. I reinstall it many time and also restart my computer but its not opening. Just showing the icon and when you click it it will not ...
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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 [on hold]

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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AMD graphics card not detected - Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit) alongside Windows 10 on my laptop. It picked up my Intel integrated graphics just fine, but my AMD graphics card does not appear at all in Additional Drivers....
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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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E: Package 'libmysqlclient18' has no installation candidate

I am installing mysql on Ubuntu 16.04 following https://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql-apt-repo-quick-guide/en/#apt-repo-fresh-install install the shared client libraries: shell> sudo apt-get ...
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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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Alt-Gr + [Key] freezing XFCE on Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS server

I have an Ubuntu 16.04.5 server installation with XFCE**. Every time I hit Alt-Gr + e (Euro sign), Alt-Gr + . (ellipsis) and other combinations involving the right alt key, XFCE completely freezes. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 no installation or update after upgrade from 16.04 [duplicate]

My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series, which shipped with Ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled. I can't upgrade, install or uninstall nothing in Ubuntu 18.04 after upgrade it from 16.04. When I upgrade ...
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Recovery mode not working

When I boot my computer none of the dispay options pull up and I can't even open a terminal using Ctl+Alt+T. When I try to boot it in recovery mode it the same thing happens. I don't get the normal ...
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How to add/edit additional search entry in /etc/resolv.conf

I have the below entries in my /etc/resolv.conf # more /etc/resolv.conf domain c.XXXX-XXXX-XXXX.internal search c.XXXX-XXXX-XXXX.internal. XXXX.internal. nameserver XX.XX.XX.XX How can I add new ...
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Huawei E3372h LTE dongle does not detected by command line: lsusb

nice everyone, My environment is VMware ubuntu 16.04, and it's my problem below. The usb compatibility is usb3.0. enter image description here enter image description here I have installed usb-...
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Why so lag when playing game on ubuntu 16.04?

I had installed NFS Most Wanted on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 with 4 GB RAM. The program lags on Ubuntu but runs fine on Windows with even 2 GB RAM on the same laptop. Anyone know the problem and ...
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Revert PPA Python installation to official after upgrade

I used to run 16.04 and used a PPA to install Python 3.6. I've since done the upgrade to 18.04 where Python 3.6 is supported officially, but I have noticed that vim can't be installed: $ sudo apt ...
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After upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 vim does not work… can't install it!

After upgrading Ubuntu, I just notice that vim is not working (actually deleting from Ubuntu) So I tried to re-installing it using this command: $ sudo apt install vim And the result is: Reading ...
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Unable to disable secure boot with mokutil in 16.04

Problem, new in 16.04: When I run the command sudo mokutil --disable-validation to disable secure boot validation within Ubuntu, I am asked to type a password twice and then get the message ...
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sudo apt-get update stuck at 0% [Working]

Running sudo apt-get update always get's stuck on 0% [Working] Here's an example log: ➜ ~ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alexlarsson/flatpak/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://...
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Menu bar missing on some programs

I'm running XFCE on Ubuntu 16.04.5. Two days ago the menu bar disappeared randomly in LibreOffice programs only, still worked in other programs like FileZilla, Thunar, Thunderbird, etc. But in ...
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USB 3.0 hard drive dock only in USB 2

On my ubuntu 16.04, I have an usb3 disk dock, enermax EB311SC, but it is only recognized as an usb2.1 bay. It has external power, so I guess usb3 power requirement shouldn't matter. So speed is ...
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Theme for Specific Application WPS

Please help on this problem. I used this command in my wps-office-et.desktop under EXEC env GTK_THEME=/home/rk/.themes/vimix-light-laptop-ruby /usr/bin/et %f Also, I tried this one env GTK_THEME=...
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How to install TexStudio on Ubuntu 16.04?

I found this page which suggests to install TexStudio with the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install texstudio Is it enough? Don't I need a package manager like MiKTeX in ...
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docker image build command fails with “(Client.Timeout exceeded while awaiting headers)”

I am new to docker and Ubuntu 16.04 OS as well. My configuration is as follows : Ubuntu: $lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS ...
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HELP! Installed Bumblebee, and now my screen is black!

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and I have an Intel GPU and an Nvidia GPU. Previously I had installed the latest Nvidia driver for my Nvidia GPU, however, my computer was only using that GPU and ignoring the ...
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Navicat Monitor Uninstall from Ubuntu 16.04

Whenever I access localhost:3000 there Navicat is always there. Anyone please help me to get rid of it. TIA
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No Chrome icon in system tray since update to 70

After update chrome-stable to latest version 70 there is no more Chrome icon in system tray on Ubuntu 16.04 and no convenient way to access installed Chrome Apps. Any ideas whether it is permanent ...
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Ubuntu installed in VirtualBox has blurred screen [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu in VirtualBox on my laptop (Windows 10 Home). I selected the ISO file I downloaded: ubuntu-16.04.1-desktop-i386.iso, and started it up from VirtualBox. But after starting, ...
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XP Pen PenTablet driver installing issues on Ubuntu 16.04

New to Linux, I have been trying to install drivers for my XP Pen G640 because the tablet doesn't works correctly with my current system (Ubuntu 16.04.05). Now they have provided Beta version of ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 libvirt-guests.sh [6917] - running guests on default URI: no running guests

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid to 16.04.02 LTS Xenial and everytime I shutdown the system, the system hangs at the screen saying: "libvirt-guests.sh [6917] - running guests under URI address ...