Questions tagged [16.04]

Sixth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named "Xenial Xerus". Released on 21st April, 2016. Reached End of Standard Support (ESM) on April 30, 2021. Questions specific to 16.04 are no longer supported here and are supposed to be closed as off-topic.

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Cannot connect to ethernet on Desktop with fresh 16.04 LTS [closed]

I have looked at a lot of posts to try to solve my ethernet issue, but I cannot get it to work. I am duobooting Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows. The ethernet works because when I switch to Windows it works ...
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Odd Behaviour using “Files” [closed]

Using "Files" under Ubuntu 16.04, I tried to transfer (drag and drop) the contents of the Desktop folder to a USB hard drive. The transfer was immediately interupted by an error message ...
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Terramaster NAS problem with Ubuntu 16.04 - Unable to mount [closed]

I'm new to here. I have a problem with UBUNTU 16.04, I can't mount my Terramaster NAS and I get an error like in the picture. Can you help me? Thanks in advance screen-error
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Getting Errors trying to attach ua token

I am trying to enable ESM on my 16.04 VPS server, but I am getting errors trying to connect to the canonical server. The error I am getting after running the ssh command # sudo ua attach C122..... is: ...
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ubuntu 16.04 a few issues after downgrade [closed]

I have a machine with 16.04 which has been used for countless things and is a mess of packages. A few weeks ago I further messed with it, as I needed to install ROS. I hammered it a little too much, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Apache2 unable to update to the latest (2.4.48) [closed]

⟫ apache2 -v Server version: Apache/2.4.46 (Ubuntu) Server built: 2020-09-08T10:12:22 Then I run update & upgrade commands $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/apache2 $ sudo apt-get update $ ...
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Lost all files when fixing ubuntu login loop 16.04 [closed]

From what I can gather, I have lost my home directory. I reset forgotten password. via root sell prompt. (a bit of trial and mostly error along the way). when I logged on all files were missing. I ...
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Can I upgrade my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server to 18.04 LTS using ISO file without losing my data?

I have done quite a lot of research on upgrading my existing 16.04 LTS Server to 18.04 LTS using the ISO file. My Server does not connect to the internet. Thus I am finding the alternative to upgrade ...
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`npm install -g yo generator-code` not working well

I wanted to write a VsCode extension following this link. Here is what I did to prepare the working environment: ❯ npm install -g yo generator-code ▌ ╢░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░...
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Connecting to remote SQL Server database over SSH

I am trying to connect to a remote SQL Server over SSH. How can I do this via the terminal?
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How to update binutils to get the security patches on Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I tried to update the binutils via auto update script but it is not updating on it's own so can someone help me on this request. Regards, Neelesh Tiwari
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Unable to run systemctl commands on the host from the container which was working till Ubuntu 16.04

When the host OS is Ubuntu 16.04 or RHEL 7.x, the following command is working, helping us to run systemctl commands on the host from within the docker container: # nsenter --mount=/hostroot/proc/1/ns/...
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Screen Blinking On & Off After OS Update

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, and immediately after system restart the screen kept blinking on and off. I 'solved' the issue by lowering the resolution (not my favorite). So ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 has broken systemd

After upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 right at the end it gave the following message: The upgrade has completed but there were errors during the upgrade process. To continue please press [ENTER] ...
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exception = libconsole_bridge.so.0.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I'm trying to migrat a robot's ROS packages from ubuntu 16.04 to ubuntu 18.04. The packages are not available in ROS Melodic yet but i need to run them on ROS Melodic. Most of the packages work and ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 20.04 keeping files [duplicate]

I did search for answers before this but what I found was slightly different so; Can I upgrade from 16.04 to 20.04 while retaining existing files etc? I have everything backed up but if able to do the ...
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Not able to open Files in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

This happens most of the time when i click on Files which is located at Task Bar it din't opens i Google about this i found this post which is not worked for me or maybe i typed wrong id please help ...
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Ubuntu Touch On Pixel 3a: Re-locking bootloader?

Recently installed Ubuntu Touch onto a brand new Pixel 3a; installation seems stable and no issues present. However on boot the phone reminds me the bootloader is unlocked still. Is it possible to re-...
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Banshee can't find my music after changing HD mount options

So, after spending a few days setting up my music library just the way I wanted it... I made the dumb decision to play around with the auto-mount settings in the disks utility which has broken all the ...
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Install PHP 7.x on Ubuntu 16.04

So apparently I'm not allowed to ask this question on stackoverflow so I'll just do it here. I know this question has been asked a lot, but I've always been led to the same answer which is not ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 16.04.4 to a specific version of 18.04.x (not the latest)?

Currently running 16.04.4 LTS Want to upgrade to 18.04.3 LTS I haven't been able to find any good information on how to do this but I know others have either found the right way or installed using ISO ...
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rtpulpfecenc & rtpulpfecdec missing fron gstreamer1.0-plugins-good

I am in trouble running streams with fec using rtpulpfecenc and rtpulpfecdec. They are missing from folder and other good-plugins are there, s0 running gst-inspect on these is useless. I have run ...
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how to copy a file to another file in separate directories?

So I have created to vm's with the ubuntu 16.04 version. I'm trying to copy my public key into the authorized_keys file, how I have done this is with the command cp id_rsa.pub home/vagrant/.ssh/ I ...
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Blank screen when logged in

I have ubuntu 16.04. several times it had asked for my permission to download updates but I denied. Last time, when i shut down the computer something poped up, like some internal updates completed 66%...
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Nginx won't start after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

I have just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 and nginx is not starting. One of the lines from journalctl -xe is: nginx.service: Failed at step EXEC spawning /usr/sbin/nginx: No such file or directory ......
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Why is Ubuntu 20.04 server is freezing with heavy workload due to memory getting full and not freed while Ubuntu 16.04 is working smoothly

I am running Ubuntu on two the same EC2 cloud instances on AWS server with 1CPU and 1GB RAM. First instance is running Ubuntu 20.04 and the second is running Ubuntu 16.04 I did installation of apache2 ...
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Ubuntu keyboard LEFT CTRL + shift is not working

when try to navigate using the left Ctrl+Shift+Tab it doesn't work but when using the right Ctrl it works fine so when I trace the problem is when I press the left Ctrl and Shift is not working only ...
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Why ubuntu doesn't use the second CPU croe

Ubuntu doesn't use the second core of my CPU, ubuntu can recognize it but even when the first core is really busy (+90%) the second one keeps in 0,0% of use. Why is that? This PC came with ubuntu 16....
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Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 aborted upgrade

I am trying to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. The output for sudo do-release-upgrade ended with: ubuntu-desktop Exception during pm.DoInstall(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) ...
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Help with setting up my VPN servers

I have followed multiple different forums and haven't been able to get it right. I would really appreciate the help. I can connect to it but it doesn't show the VPN server IP it continues to show the ...
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How to change Keeplived default email message?

is there a way to change the default email notification message for Keepalived? The default message is => VRRP instance is now owning VRRP VIPS <= and the email title would be [computer name] ...
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Hosting a NodeJS application in different location is not working with Nginx

server { listen 80; server_name mydomain.com; location /sublocation/ { proxy_pass http://localhost:8090; proxy_http_version 1.1; proxy_set_header Upgrade $...
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The “six” package is install but get an error “Could not find suitable distribution for Requirement.parse('six>=1.9')”

I am running a Yocto build and sometime during the build, I see the following error Processing dependencies for protobuf==3.3.0 Searching for six>=1.9 Reading https://pypi.python.org/simple/six/ ...
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Belated upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

I have a Digital Ocean droplet running Ubuntu Server 16.04. I tried to run a do-release-upgrade (after the mandatory apt update and apt upgrade) but it stops fairly quickly: Reading cache Checking ...
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Can I restore files backed up by Deja Dup on a Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04?

I currently have Ubuntu 16.04 installed. I intend to erase disk and perform a clean install of Ubuntu 20.04 from a bootable USB flash drive. If I were to backup my files using Deja Dup in 16.04, would ...
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No module named 'uaclient' during `sudo apt upgrade` (ubuntu 16.04)

I'm trying to upgrade my desktop from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. (I regret not having upgraded it earlier before the ubuntu 16.04 EOL arrived. Two weeks ago I have upgraded two 16.04 notebooks to 18.04 ...
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The repository 'https://apt.repos.intel.com/mpi all Release' is no longer signed during `apt-get upgrade` in ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to upgrade ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, but the first step gives me this error. ckim@chan-ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for ckim: Get:1 file:/var/cuda-repo-10-0-local-10.0.130-...
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Upgraded to ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS “Enable UA Infra” notification

I recently upgraded my server to Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS from 16.04.7 LTS and in Ispconfig I see notification: Enable UA Infra: ESM to receive additional future security updates. See https://ubuntu.com/...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS upgrade problem [duplicate]

I want do_release_upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 LTS but I receive update errors: Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your ...
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Timestamp hotkey won't work

Problem My custom hotkey to insert a timestamp does nothing. Details I'm using xdotool for the command. My Ubuntu version is 16.04 LTS. The timestamp I want to produce is YearMonthDayHourMinuteSecond ...
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do-release-upgrade complains that system out of date

That's just that, do-release-upgrade complains that the system is not up to date, even though apt upgrade and apt dist-upgrade show everything IS up to date. And you're yanking handfuls of hair out. ...
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Heating issue in Asus Zenbook 14

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my new Asus Zenbook 14. The machine is overheating, I am doubtful if the fans are running. Any leads are appreciated. Thank you.
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How to get kate to open a new file in the same workspace the file is called

I have started looking into using kate instead of gedit as my default text editor on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machine and I like it, but there is one behaviour I have found a little infuriating: If I open ...
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I removed ZSH and the HUD is disappeared

I uninstalled zsh on my Ubuntu 16.04 and I made the mistake of not changing the shell. I tried with: chsh -s /bin/bash to restore the default shell, because I cannot login in the root shell of the ...
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Trouble mounting older IDE drive on 16.04 - list as FreeBSD(?)

I'm cleaning out some drives and trying to verify nothing is needed before tossing them. One drive, a 160 Gbyte Seagate IDE/PATA is refusing to mount using an external IDE-2-USB cable that I've used ...
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Error when upgraded operating system from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04> do-release-upgrade [duplicate]

Error when upgraded operating system from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04> do-release-upgrade Current version: cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=16.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=xenial ...
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Does Ubuntu 16.04 server supports kernel version 5.4?

Is there any recommended kernel version to use for ubuntu 16.04 server? Does it supports latest kernel version 5.4? will it cause any issue?
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Kernel features of each LTS

Is there a list somewhere of what kernel compile options are used for each LTS? I need this to know what features are backported/supported in various distros.
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How to enable ESM on Xenial?

Ubuntu Xenial enters ESM mode as it stated at the official Ubuntu blog post. I'm trying to set up ESM to get ready for that but ubuntu-advantage tool says # ubuntu-advantage enable-esm Sorry, but ...
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Low Resolution and Nvidia GPU and drivers not detecting

I am a new user. I installed by dual booting ubuntu 16.04 just to use ROS. But after installing the resolution is 1024 x 768 but my monitor resolution 1920 x 1080. And when I see the details from ...

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