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Questions tagged [17.04]

Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) was released on April 13, 2017, and was supported until January 13, 2018. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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Cannot upgrade Ubuntu 17.04 to 18.08 [duplicate]

After trying to upgrade from 17.04 to 18.0 this message appears: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/jonathonf/vlc/ubuntu zesty Release' does not have a Release file. W: Updating from such a ...
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How do you upgrade to 18.10 from disk?

So I have this Kubuntu VM installed ... unfortunately, I never bothered to install updates. That wasn't an issue until recently, when I needed to get some new packages and just couldn't. So I went ...
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No Grub Loader in Acer Aspire E15

No GRUB Loader in Acer Aspire 15.. Tried hitting Shift And Esc and as well as both(Shift+Esc) combination. But didn't get the loader menu.
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What ways can I upgrade from 17.04 (Zesty) to 18.04 (Bionic)? [duplicate]

I've tried a few ways online (though they seem to be different ways of doing the same thing). And I always get this message: An upgrade from 'zesty' to 'bionic' is not supported with this tool. I saw ...
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Virt-sysprep networking issue

I hope to get help after working two nights and still have no answer. I have a Red Hat 7.4 KVM with Ubuntu 17.04 installed. I'm using virt-clone to prepare image to be moved to new hypervisor, after ...
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Machine get hang after upgrade from 17.04 version to 18.04

I have install Ubuntu 17.04 version from usb drive on my Windows 10 64 bit machine. After installation everything was perfect. I got the notification for system upgrades to 18.04 version. After ...
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Duplicate screen when starting Ubuntu 18.04 on laptop with AMD Graphics

When I start my HP laptop, I see double GRUB window. Sometimes I must start up and shut down the laptop for 10-20 times until it runs correctly. There is also a problem with shutting down the laptop. ...
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Ubuntu is not starting after stooping upgrading

this is what it showing while booting. I have windows 10 and Ubuntu dual booted in my laptop.T his problem starts showing after I canceled upgrading Ubuntu. Is there any solution out there?
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RAM getting full quickly in Ubuntu 18.04

My RAM management problem started from Ubuntu 17.04. I was only using Firefox(6/7 tabs) and the terminal eats up about 3.5 GB of RAM... I've tried changing the swappiness value to 10, but it doesn't ...
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Icon image is not getting displayed in Ubuntu 17 and 18

I am trying to install a software using a download manager in Ubuntu. When I do it on Ubuntu 14 and 16 the download manager icon appears in the launcher bar. But when I do the same in Ubuntu 17 and 18 ...
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Broken Download Files

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and I got some problem with download large file from the Internet (some time with small files). All ways get broken package when extract/open these file, with how many times ...
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apt-get update fails on 17.04 [closed]

Running this very simple Dockerfile FROM ubuntu:17.04 RUN apt-get update fails with these errors: W: The repository 'http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu zesty-security Release' does not have a ...
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Unable to upgrade from 17.04 to 18.04 [duplicate]

I am still using ubuntu 17.04 (Because some features were not working in 17.10). Now I want to upgrade to 18.04. But update manager is showing that "Upgrade from zesty to bionic is not supported with ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 17.04 to Ubuntu 18.04 - july 2018

OK it's 21 July 2018 and 17.10 is not supported anymore. I still have a computer which is running 17.04 though. Now I want to upgrade, and possibily to 18.04. I understood that I need to upgrade to 17....
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ReInstalled Ubuntu mounted to same /home partition, How to Access the Old User Home Folders?

So my 16.04 recently crashed due to user error. I decided to update to a newer version of Ubuntu. I went for 18.04 but ran into the usersetup error 141. Apparently when mounting to an old home ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 17.04 after editing environment variables for java

I installed Java jdk and updated my etc/environment to PATH="/use/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games" JAVA_HOME="opt/java/jdk-10.0.1" export ...
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Problems Upgrading from 17.04 (EOL Jan2018)

All, I have read a number of threads regarding this, in May 2018. I am no expert user of Terminal, but have tried all the suggestions in How to install software or upgrade from an old unsupported ...
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Problems installing Steam on Ubuntu 17.04 32 bit [duplicate]

I am new with this system, and today I missed an error when I wanted to install Steam on my laptop with Ubuntu 17.04. First of all, nome let use the sudo apt-get update command or the sudo apt-get ...
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grub-efi-amd64-signed error prevents installing any software

I have installed ubuntu 17.04 on my laptop and everything went well during 5 months but since few days I start encounter this error When trying to execute the following command: sudo apt-get ...
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Apport is Crashing at bootup

After booting the PC, I am getting numerous times Sorry, Ubuntu 17.04 has experienced an internal error It tells me the executable path is /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk Does this mean apport itself ...
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Start JDownloader2 during boot on Ubuntu 17.04

I know there are already plenty instructions on how to start jdowloader on boot but I tried them all and none did work for me. The easiest was like this I createt a bash file: #!/bin/bash java -jar /...
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Ubuntu locks up at “Started Clean php session files”

I am having an issue with my server box.. MSI Tomahawk B350 MB BIOS 1.60 AMD Ryzen x1800 64GB 3300 Ram Samsung 960 Pro 1TB M.2 SSD Plain Jane video card 500w Gold Power supply I have tried Ubuntu ...
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My upgrade crashed partway. What should I do?

Here are the details. I upgraded using the Software Update application from 17.04 to 17.10 and just before the upgrade got to the stage of "Cleaning System" (which comes after "Updating Packages" (...
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Fresh installed Ubuntu Server 17 - unable to locate packages and unmet dependencies for phpmyadmin

thanks in advance for any help.   My Server: I just installed a Ubuntu Server 17.04 with basic software and LAMP. (I first tried 18, but because of this bug (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+...
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Bluetooth Device Loses Pairing

I have a Filco Majestouch 2 Bluetooth mechanical keyboard which I have paired to my Gigabyte BRIX J1900 SFF PC. I am currently running Lubuntu 17.10. Currently, when the keyboard goes into power ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS only boots with Recovery Mode with Linux 4.7.2 After Upgrade

0 down vote favorite Upon performing an upgrade from Ubuntu 17 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, my PC was in standby mode, thereby interrupting the last 1/4 portion of the upgrade. When trying to boot normally- "...
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Alternative for Counter Strike

I used to play Counter-Strike but switched to Ubuntu 17.04 and no longer have CS. I tried to install it using Wine but it didn't work properly, so I would like to find free alternatives. The game ...
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Alternatives for paint.net that can be used for pixel art [duplicate]

I used Paint.net until I switched over to Ubuntu 17.04. I've seen Krita and Pinta, but they do not fit what I want. I will need to be able to do pixel art as well as normal functions. I would like ...
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Cannot download (anything) in Ubuntu 17.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu recently , I tried to update it but it responses that it is Failed , I couldn't download anything from the software center, I can't even install any plug-ins or chrome or even vlc !!...
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Recommend Ubuntu for old PC [duplicate]

Wich Ubuntu is best for this old PC specs: cpu: intel core 2 e6700 gpu: Nvidia gt-240 1gb ddr5 ram: 3gb ddr2 and Unity 8 will work "great" on this specs or not?
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i cant install anyting in my ubuntu 17.04 [closed]

sujith@sujith:~$ sudo apt-get install gdebi [sudo] password for sujith: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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How to close arrows when we switched the workspaces 17.10

I want to remove arrows on screen when I switched the workspaces. How can I do that ? (You know up or down arrows appear on screen when we switched the workspaces)
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How can I get back Ubuntu 17.04 login screen style in Ubuntu 17.10?

I would like to set Ubuntu 17.04 login screen and lock screen style in Ubuntu 17.10. The swipe up screen is not a problem :) Change this to this Is there any way to do it?
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How to install libxcb-randr 1.12 on Ubuntu 16.04?

Ubuntu 16.04 (16.04.4) ppa contains only 1.11. But for Rust program compilation i need 1.12 version. How to deal with it ? P.s. 17.04 contains xcb v.1.12
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Ubuntu 17.04 doesn't boot [closed]

I have Ubuntu 17.04 installed alongside Windows 10. grub works well, but Ubuntu does not start and it boots to a black screen with this text.
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I cannot boot windows 10 after installing ubuntu 17.04. Windows now stuck at advanced startt up

I am actually quite stressed out as if I lose my data it will have dire consequences for me. So I installed Ubuntu 17.04 yesterday and chose the "install alongside windows" option. Everything ...
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Problem with making a new folder in Ubuntu

I have a problem with making a new folder in one of my drives. I have ubuntu 17 and the drive format is NTFS. I already mounted it but I still can't make a new folder.
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Problem with sudo apt-get update [closed]

when I run sudo apt-get update command, I got these errors: E: The repository 'http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu zesty-updates Release' does no longer have a Release file. N: Updating from such a ...
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Ubuntu 17.04 Unity Keyboard Shortcut not working

On Ubuntu 17.04 all the shortcuts are working fine in GNOME, but in Unity they are not working. I cannot open terminal or change language with keyboard shortcuts.
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Cannot install sendmail or update Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to install sendmail, however whenever I run sudo apt-get install sendmail, I end up with the following error messages: Err:1 http://mt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu zesty-updates/main amd64 ...
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Will Ubuntu run better than Windows 10 with these specs? [duplicate]

Ok, so I have a low-end laptop with these specs. RAM- 4gb CPU- AMD A6-5200 APU The reason I'm asking is that I've been using linux at school, and I enjoy using it, but I don't know if it will run ...
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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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Ubuntu Resolving Host & Wifi Problem

I have a problem with my WiFi connection, When I am trying to connect to my own WiFi at home everything is fine. if i am connecting to another network and trying to surf (Chrome) I have a note of ...
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depmod: FATAL: could not load /boot/System.map-4.10.0-19-generic

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 17.04 to Ubuntu 17.10 and since I have done it, I cannot install any program anymore. If I try to install sth, I have the following error. ~$ sudo apt-get install ... ...
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Boot Screen w/ GNU GRUB Purple and Black Overlay After Installing Nvidia Drivers

After installing the latest nvidia drivers on my Ubuntu 17.10, my boot screen has started to have this black on purple overlay: I'm on a GTX 770 Video Card. I've reinstalled the drivers (v390) while ...
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Hostname in postfix changing automatically during installation

I was installing tlp for ubuntu. During installation a dialog box for changing postfix configuration had popped up, and I went with the default options, setting the hostname as Jayant. Now, when I ...
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How to upgrade version that passed end of life date [duplicate]

Following this question. I want to upgrade 17.04 to 17.10. It's end of life date have passed and the repository link is not available any more, therefore the following commands do not work properly (...
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How to run a JavaFX program on Ubuntu 17 [duplicate]

So I am in a group project that requires us to create a JavaFX GUI. My group and I are using gradle to deal with compiling our code. I have been able to compile the code, but I have errors running it. ...
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How to start application in specific workspace programmatically (Ubuntu 17) [duplicate]

I'd like to write bash script that starts certain application on startup. I would like to have for example Firefox opened in first workspace, Slack on second, spotify on third. I know how to start ...
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VLC won't open through double-clicking on Nautilus

Since updating to Ubuntu 17.10, Nautilus will no longer open VLC through double clicking on a media file, actually it seems spotty as best with double clicking to open most types of files, even when I ...