Questions tagged [16.10]

16.10, codenamed Yakkety Yak, is a non-LTS version of Ubuntu. It reached End Of Life on July 20, 2017. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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Kernel panic during Ubuntu installation

I am aware that there is a number of similar topics, but I can not find an answer to my problem. I had removed Ubuntu 16.10 from my machine - removed Linux partitions in Windows (dual boot), run below ...
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capslock-to-control remapping not passed via VNC Viewer to remote PC

I have Ubuntu 18 on host PC and connect to guest/remote PC via VNC Viewer (off debian dist) which runs Ubuntu 16. On host Ubuntu 18 I have Capslock key remapped to Control via gnome-tweaks: On ...
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Failed to start graphical.target: Interactive authentication required. See system logs and systemctl status graphical.target for details

My friend is using Ubuntu 16.04 and trying to install notepad++ and followed some random website copy-pasted commands and rebooted, and now only runlevel-3 is shown, only terminal, no-gui. commands ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 16.10 [duplicate]

New user to Ubuntu, I've found this error while downloading upgrade "some index files failed to download, and others". Any recommendations please about figuring this out.
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Does bash reset SIG_IGN before executing something in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am using systemd version 229 on Ubuntu 16.04.5. By default systemd sets IgnoreSIGPIPE to true. So this affects not only the program started by systemd itself but leaks into other child processes ...
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How to set ACL permanently in Ubuntu 16.04

I observed that every time I changed the permission/password of a user. The ACL file will be deleted or changed.
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Updated laptop from 16.10 to 18.04 LTS, boot stuck at /dev/… clean, ***/*** files, ***/*** blocks

Haven't touched this laptop in a while, so when I did, I updated it (from 16.something) to the most recent LTS (18.04) from the GUI prompt. It is a dual-booting Windows 10/Ubuntu system. I now have ...
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How to upgrade from 16.10 to 18.04

I am unable to upgrade to 18.04 with the following error message Can not upgrade An upgrade from 'yakkety' to 'bionic' is not supported with this tool. How do I solve this?
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Is it possible to remove ubuntu from ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to downgrade my ubuntu version, from 16.10 to 16.04... but from what i have read, that is not possible, which is why i decided to uninstall my ubuntu... The other problem is, my laptop is ...
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Updated laptop from 16.10 to 18.04 LTS, Stuck at /dev/… clean, ***/*** files, ***/*** blocks

Haven't touched this laptop in a while, so when I did, I updated it to the most recent LTS. It is a dual-booting Windows 10/Ubuntu system. I get stuck at /dev/nvme0n1p7: clean, 291381/1324512 files,...
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Ubuntu cannot upgrade via terminal nor the sofware updater applications [closed]

I tried sudo apt update And got the error: $ sudo apt update Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/jonathonf/python-3.6/ubuntu yakkety InRelease Hit:2 ...
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What is the way to enable MPM worker/event in Ubuntu 16?

When I do as per this: apache2-mpm-worker missing in Ubuntu 16.04 The Apache server isn't restarting and givin this error in the syslog: May 3 13:53:57 host apache2[15732]: [Fri May 03 13:53:57....
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Upgrade to 18.04 from 16.10 [duplicate]

I have an ETL/database server running on a 16.10 system. I get errors when trying to apt install packages so I’d like to upgrade. Is it safe to do so? It looks like I need to run commands to edit ...
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I can't reset the password through single user mode due to home directory encryption

I forgot my password. So I can't access my laptop. I have tried single user mode for resetting the password but it's failed. Because while installing the Ubuntu OS I have set the home on encrypted. So ...
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Install Remote Desktop (Ubuntu-desktop, xRDP or whatever) on Ubuntu VPS?

How can we setup a Desktop GUI on our remote VPS server, where we have only access to it's terminal (and no DESKTOP is setup there yet), so after that we could connect to that desktop (using Windows ...
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No such file or directory: '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/webupd8team-ubuntu-java-bionic.list'

I accidentally deleted the directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d'. How can I solve?
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Ubuntu ASUS touchpad driver (16.10 / 18.04)

I have an N580GD ASUS laptop runing Ubuntu 16.10 but could not turn on the touchpad some how xinput --list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core ...
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Creating ISO images from already installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 & 14.04 on commandline

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I need to make an .ISO image from it. The trouble is that all tools i have come across use GUI. Ubuntu Server on the other hand does not come with GUI. Are there ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after upgrade from 16 to 18 due to failed systemd-udevd.service

After dist-upgrade from Ubuntu 16 to 18 my system fails to boot. My Ubuntu works in VirtualBox. Output of journalctl -b
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“File type RAR archive (application/x-rar) is not supported”

I'm trying to open these comic (CBR) files using comix, mcomix, and evince. file Venom* Venom 163 (2018) (Digital) (Zone-Empire).cbr: RAR archive data, v1d, os: Win32 Venom - First Host ...
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Monitor loses my desktop on F7 - how do I reconnect from F1 shell?

I don't exactly know why this happens, but when I run XFCE4 with a normal monitor, I lose the desktop if I unplug the HDMI cable. When I plug it back in, the screen is blank. All the apps are still ...
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Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 16.10 to 18.04 LTS

I am trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 16.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 and getting this error everytime: An upgrade from 'yakkety' to 'bionic' is not supported with this tool. How do I resolve this?
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Brand New To Ubuntu…need help updating from 16.10 to newest version

So as the title indicates, I am new(er) to Ubuntu. I have an Asus laptop I gave to my buddy who did a dual boot Windoze 10/Ubuntu 16.10. I have tried and scoured the internet for an answer on updating ...
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ubuntu support intermittent connectivity ssh session

Recently I moved and with the new wifi router (tp-link) I noticed I get kicked out from ssh sessions, the shell gets stuck and I cant type anything and I have to close it. I am not sure how to test ...
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How to make telegram snap use home folder by default

I have installed telegram snap and files are saving in ~/snap/telegram-desktop, or when i want to send a file, the file browser dialog shows this directory by default which is a bit annoying. Is there ...
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Error missing ‘)’ symbol grub

Trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop (I have 16.10 and it won’t upgrade for some bizarre reason), in the past I’ve been able to follow these instructions to install the OS https://ubuntuforums....
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difficulty upgrading distribution from yakkety/zesty [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu distribution to version 17.10 Artful Aardvark from my current version, which is either 17.04 Zesty Zapus or 16.10 Yakkety Yak. Ok, so I start out with the standard ...
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I am unable to install anything from terminal in ubuntu 16.10 [closed]

Sometimes it show unable to locate pakage otherwise it show unable to fetch some archives. If I try sudo apt-get update Then also same errors showing- unable to fetch Also this error- The repository '...
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Errors about apt-secure when trying to run system update on 16.10 [closed]

While updating getting error when running sudo apt-get update The error: The repository 'http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu yakkety-security Release' does no longer have a Release file. N: Updating ...
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Is it possible to de-upgrade from Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakketi Yak) to 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) ? [duplicate]

I'm a little bit of a newbie here and I apologize for that. So I've been looking for someone who has the same issue and stuck with Ubuntu 16.10 which is not being supported at the moment. I can't ...
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Is it possible to update lubuntu 16.10 to 17.10 [duplicate]

So im having an issue trying to upgrade my lubuntu version from 16.10 (yakkety) to 17.10 (artful). I tried do-release-upgrade but this is what i get. An upgrade from 'yakkety' to 'artful' is not ...
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Fetching packages from old-releases.ubuntu.com fails with 404 Not Found [duplicate]

I want to upgrade from 16.10 to a current release; following the EOL Upgrades wiki instructions I changed my repo URLs to old-releases.ubuntu.com, and apt update now completes successfuly, but upgrade ...
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How can I upgrade my EOL 16.10 to any new version? [duplicate]

I can't upgrade to 17.10 as it's not supported, I can't update to 17.04 and I can't install packages. I added old-releases etc. It's not worked for all apps. Why does Canonical not provide tool/...
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Up-to-date method to stream to Ubuntu from Terminal

I would like to stream from Ubuntu to Twitch in a lightweight manner from Terminal. I have tried https://gist.github.com/brodul/3178114 however I get a green screen when I go to my Twitch stream. ...
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apt-get not working for some reason? [closed]

I tried updated apt-get on my Ubuntu system due to some issues sudo apt-get update But it gives me this error Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu yakkety InRelease Ign:2 ...
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Upgrade from Yakkety Yak (Ubuntu 16.10) when its End of Life [duplicate]

I have a yakkety system running and would like to do a dist upgrade. I followed the procedure at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EOLUpgrades however, it did not help. Apparently, some files are ...
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What is the function of “kill -1 -9” command?

I am a newbie in Ubuntu, I have learned a command- kill -1 -9 - send signal to process. Plzz tell me what type of signal it is talking about and in the command what -1 -9 means?
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Mounting previous windows partition

I have installed windows 10 in my laptop in C Drive. I have 3 more partitions (D, E and F). If i format C drive and install ubuntu will I be able to mount the previous windows partitions (d, e and f). ...
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terminal does not open & malfunctioned with python

I was trying to use python 3 as default python and i used this commands below and they malfunctioned my pc sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/python python /usr/bin/python3 10 then now i ...
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Ubuntu 16.10 failing to update [duplicate]

I am trying to update my ubuntu with the fillowing command sudo apt-get update But everytime it fails and gives following error - W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/fossfreedom/byzanz/...
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Can't get to desktop after 16.10 to 17.04 update

I just updated to 17.04 but now the keyboard doesn't work (on laptop or usb) so I can't sign in to fix anything. I can't even connect to wifi or use an ethernet cable to fix some of the packages. ...
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What's the difference between Ubuntu 16.04 and 16.10? [duplicate]

I've heard about Ubuntu 16.04 but I've also heard of Ubuntu 16.10. What's the difference between these two? Will either of them be compatible with a Dell Optiplex 755 usff? Also, I've heard about ...
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Remote Synchronisation instead of doing a backup

I do not have a lot of experience with Ubuntu. I would like to make a backup of my old computer to put it on my new computer. The problem is that I do not have an external disk. Is it possible to do ...
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Reverting to Ubuntu 16.04

My computer currently dual boots Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.10. After I partioned my hard drive and installed Ubuntu 16.10, I found out that I had gotten the 32 bit version. I want to be able to revert ...
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Acer Aspire E15 wireless issue

Just installed Ubuntu 16.10 alongside Windows 10, and got a problem. My laptop can't find my Wi-Fi, but it finds another wireless networks without any problems. Kernel version is 4.13.0.16-generic. ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10

I would like to Install Ubuntu 17.10 on my computer (the latest release). I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16.10 (non LTS). So can I upgrade from Ubuntu 16.10 to 17.10?. Also, considering the fact that ...
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Asrock J4205 / Intel Apollo Lake will not install Ubuntu 16 / 17 (ASM1061 SATA optical DVD drive cd issue)

I have just purchased an AsR J4205 board, hoping to use it as a basic server / NAS - I had an older atom board doing this before, and although not an an expert systems admin am not a newbie either (...
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Removed Flash Drive after installation before restarting

I had successfully installed Ubuntu 16.10 on a partition so I could have it along with Windows 10, and once it was over and it asked for me to restart to boot into it, I removed my flash drive ...
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Can no longer use any flavors of Ubuntu as screen randomly flashes black

So since Ubuntu 16.10 was released (and its X server was backported to 16.04.2) I can no longer use any version of Ubuntu. Whether it's Ubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome or Kubuntu, none of them are usable as the ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu to a specific version?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04.3 and I want to upgrade to 16.10. However, when I follow any instructions to upgrade via the command line or through the GUI it only gives me the option to upgrade to 17.04. ...

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