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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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“notify-send” and “at” command after reboot

I was wondering why with the following line: echo notify-send test | at now + 2 min the notification doesn't appear on the screen if you reboot your computer during the 2 minutes in between the ...
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creating own unattended install image

I'm trying to make my own unattended install image based on 16.04 server-mini. Its working great so far. Only 1 step missing: On boot, the installer loads a installer boot menu: boot menu I changed ...
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Temporarily switch to a full-screen, hairline cursor

I sometimes would like to have my cursor appear as crosshair lines going across the full screen (one vertical line, one horizontal line). I need it because I often look at statistical plots and would ...
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Davinci resolve 15 on Ubuntu 16

I installed davinci resolve on the ubuntu 16.04, however when I get mp4 video clips in the dainvci resolve it doesn't play. Pointer on the timeline runs but it doeesn't play(audo/video) anyting. Any ...
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Installing Ubuntu on iMac G4

I’m trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 PowerPC on an iMac G4, however I’m running into much difficulty, despite following directions from other users. Attempt 1: DVD-R I purchased some 4.8 GB DVD-R disks ...
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SSH close immediatly after Login

SSH close immediatly after Login, i can't login into ubuntu server This is a DUMP after last login. Last login: Mon Nov 12 15:36:13 2018 from SERVER debug3: receive packet: type 98 debug1: ...
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Screen Resolution Choices

16.04 is installed on an Optiplex 390, outfitted with a 1600 x 900 monitor. The display setting options are: 1024 x 768 and 800 x 600. Is it reasonable to expect the system to detect and offer the ...
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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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How can I always boot a particular kernel version? [duplicate]

After rebooting my Ubuntu 16.04 machine, I noticed that the kernel version had changed. From what I understand, I think that out of the available kernels inside /boot, any of the modules can be loaded ...
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CPU frequency at minimum, both on AC and battery. BIOS problem?

My CPU frequency is stuck around the minimum 800 MHz on my Dell Precision 5520. I've exhausted the solutions out there. Background My problem is quite similar to this question, but just that my ...
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My keyboard doesn't work after sleep mode

I have a problem for some weeks with my keyboard when I leave sleep mode: the last doesn't want to work. Below, I put the piece of line that appear when I leave sleep mode, just before the log screen ...
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Detecting USB port connection

I am writing a console application in C++. So far my code can detect if my device (linux) has been connected to another device (usually windows) via TCPIP. Once I open Putty on my Windows to connect ...
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autofs needs to be restated after every reboot

I think I'm running into this bug. I have tried all of the solutions listed but no actual resolution to the bug. The rc.local solution seems to work only sometimes and has problems with starting up ...
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Install new OS without kernel upgrade using pxeboot [closed]

I want to continue installing ubuntu without its kernel being upgrade. Any suggestions how can I do it? Thanks, Zain
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how do I install Bitcoin Private electrum wallet on ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I am new to Ubuntu and Im having troubles installing bitcoin private electrum. (NOT the standard electrum wallet) Here is some info about BTCP - https://btcprivate.org/ Here is the download page: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - create a cron job that runs just before logrotate

I want to upload my apache logs to a remote FTP server, wich i have allready managed to figure out how to do. However. I could inject the code in the logrotate cron job, but i am worried it would ...
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Ubuntu stuck at file system check(boot) after updateliaaa

Recently i update my ubuntu version from 16.04 to 18.04.After reboot the system stucked on boot screen(the one which tell you which system process etc is starting).And the last line it says: fsckd-...
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wireshark monitor mode ethernet card Ubuntu

I read somewhere that is best to disable all protocols on the capture card to avoid the card itself sending and receiving any traffic, in Windows you can just uncheck all protocols on the card ...
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How to install mysql V8 in ubuntu 16.04?

I am following this tutorial in order to install MySql version 8.x in my Ubuntu 16.04. Before the second step I should have the prompt asking me which version I wish to configure with mysql 8-0 in ...
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OS selection screen not coming up on starting laptop HP N208-TX

I installed Ubuntu 16.04.2 using wubi installer whose download link I obtained from GitHub. After completing installation the selection screen which comes up for selecting which OS to use doesn't show....
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I've been trying to install freeradius 3. I keep getting dependency errors of not installable dependencies

I've been trying to install freeradius 3. I keep getting dependency errors. I get the error as: The following packages have unmet dependencies: freeradius : Depends: libpython2.7 (>= 2.7) ...
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Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NOSPLIT' (does the network require authentication?) on VMware Ubuntu 16.04

I am working on my home wifi network. I able access internet (through browser) from both guest as well as host OS. But I am unable to sudo apt-get update Please visit this link to see the output of ...
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How to correct the UI of Network Connections?

I was unable to connect to a network, after executing the command: sudo apt-get install --reinstall network-manager network-manager-gnome and rebooting made it possible to get connected to a known ...
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On 16.04, ifconfig-style interface-alias is lost when dhclient fails to get a lease

I have a lot of machines (both old ubuntu14.04 as well as newer ubuntu16.04) that have their integrated ethernet configured like this: /etc/network/interfaces: allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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How to install Russian phonetic keyboard on 16.04

I need to install a Russian phonetic keyboard. From keyboard settings, I only get the "йцукен" keyboard, but I need the "яшерты" one. Does anyone know how I can do this directly, or how can I make my ...
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Dragging windows to the edge of the screen doesn't snap to that half

It also doesn't go fullscreen when I take it to the top edge of the screen. Is there any process I can try killing before I try restarting my machine? I already tried killall nautilus.
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Topbar appindicators glitching out

For a few months I have had this problem that my topbar appindicator icons are glitching out. A few days ago I had 3 slack icons where only one worked. And most of the time some icons overlap. I am ...
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LibreOffice6.1 broken after upgrading to texlive2018 from a PPA. Can't downgrade to LO5.16 under 16.04

I'm running ubuntu 16.04. LibreOffice 6.13 was installed from PPA and texlive2015 was installed ubuntu repository. I decided to install texlive2018 from a PPA: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/jonathonf/...
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Open .blend files on nautilus with snap installed version of blender

Over nautilus I have a .blend file and whilst I double click it I want to be opened with blender. I have installed the blender via snap instead of apt derived one. The problem is that when I double ...
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connecting to x11vnc server with remmina (black window shown and disappearing after < 1second)

I'm trying to connect to to x11vnc using remmina on Ubuntu. Each time I try to connect, a black window (remmina) is shown which disappears after about < 1 second. Connecting and seeing the remote ...
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How do I install Komodo Edit on Ubuntu Xenial & Beaver? [duplicate]

I am interested in installing the latest open source release of Komodo Edit to assist me with programming on either of my Ubuntu distributions. I viewed the official site (by ActiveState) and found a ...
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Cant login after Ubuntu upgrade 16.04 --> 18.04

I can SSH into the machine as the user I'm trying to log in with, but I cant log into the GUI. So I did apt-get update && apt-get full-upgrade on it, but I still cant log in. I deleted ....
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16.04.5 - Wifi not working Matebook X Pro

I've been having problems getting wi-fi to work on my Huawei Matebook X Pro with Ubuntu 16.04.5 . The problem seems to be similar to the one found here, Wifi not working (Intel) on HP Spectre x360 13,...
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Creating Custom Ubuntu distrubution with custom users, files and packages [duplicate]

My requirement is to make a Custom Ubuntu 16.04.5 version in which the customization that i want is addition of two different users some new files in each of these two users and some new packages or ...
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Where is the proper place to add a custom DNS IP to an ubuntu 16.04 server that is using DHCP?

I'm a bit confused as to the proper place to add custom DNS entries for a server that uses DHCP. This instance is in AWS but I have a custom DNS server that it needs to use as it's primary name server....
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BASH Alert Script for Ubuntu 16.04

We see the running PHP scripts with this command below on terminal: echo 'User | ProcID | CPU | MEM | ----------------------- START | ELAPSED ---------- COMMAND'; ps aux --forest | grep php; I ...
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Snap causing Double commander to show fake drives

anyone has idea how can I remove this Snap related fake drvies from double commander? They are not present in Files 3.14 Here is output of lsblk -f NAME FSTYPE LABEL UUID ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 creates indefinite no of text files automatily on home directory

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and the system creates text files automatically on home directory. The file names starts with index and it increments like index.1, index.2 indefinitely. I am really not able ...
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Why systemd wont support IOWriteIOPSMax?

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS and upgraded the kernel to 4.15.0-38-generic using the package linux-image-generic-hwe-16.04. The problem is that when I try to start a service unit that uses the ...
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How do I tell if CPU Turbo is on or not on 16.04?

I'm using a command that has been recommended to me many times and all it turns up is this: user@tux:~$ cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/cpufreq/scaling_driver acpi-cpufreq acpi-cpufreq acpi-cpufreq ...
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INTEL AC 7265 wifi freezes

Please, anybody, help me. It's been about 2 months since I've installed ubuntu on my HP Envy laptop. First installed Ubuntu 16.04 and than updated to 18.04. The wifi randomly freezes although the ...
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How do i set chmod to execute for .sh files

My touch overlay is failing to respond in portrait but in landscape so got to a page which has the below link where i am to rotate touch input so that it can work in portrait, so i have to make the ....
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Touch overlay not responding on ubuntu 16.04 while in portrait mode

Running Ubuntu 16.04 and the touch overlay is responding while in landscape mode but when i rotate the screen to portrait mode the touch overlay not responding. I would like it to respond in portrait ...
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grsync run time problem

UBUNTU 16.04 I started "Grsync" 3 days ago, on a 500+ GB back up. It's still running! The file list does change, but very slowly! I bought a Seagate Back Up Plus Hub, it's formatted NTFS. It's been ...
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Is it possible to do active noise cancellation of ambient noise while playing back audio through headphones?

I understand that it is possible to enable echo cancellation with PulseAudio but it seems that this is only enabled when recording audio from a microphone via a video recorder or other tool. What I ...
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Poor quality sound on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a HP dv7-6179 Laptop with 4 speakers. When I boot into Windows 10, the speakers sound good, but I when I boot into Ubuntu 16.04 they turn into like "can sound" and distorted even with low ...
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Install Ubuntu but “hide” it in normal boot?

I have a somewhat old laptop (Dell Inspiron 3541) with Windows 10 installed. Through Live Mode, I've tested that it works with Ubuntu 16.04 (doesn't fully work with 18.04). After facing some issues ...
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HPLIP SysTray icon is broken, crashes on every login - why?

I'm using Ubuntu MATE 16.04.5 LTS with all current updates and HPLIP from official Ubuntu repository: $ dpkg -l | grep hplip ii hplip 3.16.3+repack0-1 amd64 HP Linux Printing and Imaging ...
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I cannot get packages. (unmet dependencies) (installing lm-sensors) [duplicate]

alf@alf-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install lm-sensors [sudo] password for alf: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-...
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Avoid resolution of invalid hostname to default ip

When connecting to my internet provider's box with Ubuntu 16.04 or 18.04, any invalid hostname is resolved to some kind of default IP (82.216.111.26 which is fact is the ip of numericable.fr). ...