Questions tagged [17.10]

Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) was released on 19 October 2017, and was supported until July 19, 2018. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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error malformed line 51 disc e in sources.list [duplicate]

I opened my sources list and now what do? It says malformed line 51 error disc E Being new to this I'm not sure what to do.
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apt-get update gives errors in Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

When I run apt-get update it gives following output: root@V211:~# apt-get update Ign:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful InRelease Ign:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-updates ...
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Dell XPS 9560 17.10 -> 19.04? [duplicate]

I have a dell XPS 9560 and running 17.10 without major problems. (Minor hibernate/wake up problems, high battery usage, but nothing super critical) When I tried to upgrade to 18.04 it all went down ...
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I am stuck with ubuntu 17.10. Is there any way I can update to ubuntu 18.04 now? [duplicate]

I am getting this error. How can I upgrade now?
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Unable to install Ubuntu 18.04 from 17.10 [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu but there is no new release available. Output of lsb_release -a: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 17.10 Release: 17.10 ...
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“corrupted BIOS due to Intel SPI bug in kerne” I don't have ubuntu?

corrupted BIOS due to Intel SPI bug in kernel I don't have ubuntu 17.10 installed, how can I fix my corrupted bios?
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Errors during upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04 [duplicate]

After running sudo do-release-upgrade from Ubtunu 17.10 to 18.04 LTS, I encountered errors. Trace is too long to post but ill include a snippet: /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 13: /etc/default/grub: ...
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Bad password after upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04 with full disk encryption [duplicate]

I upgraded from 17.10 to 18.04 today and after a reboot, I noticed my password no longer works. I'm certain the password is correct, but I keep getting "bad passphrase or options". How can I fix this?
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I Cannot Update Past 17.10 [duplicate]

This is kind of a long story, but I'll try to keep it simple and to the point. My hard drive with Windows 10 on it broke. I'm not sure why, and the actual hardware is fine, but the installation was ...
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System Settings and sound missing [closed]

I had a problem with my left audio front panel and I was trying to fix it. I searched for a solution for my problem in other sites and I execute a code to eliminate the pulse folder. However, the ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu made it unbootable

Yesterday I decided to upgrade from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04 and to use a bootable USB drive to do that. The plan was to assign partitions of the 18.04 to the existing partitions of 17.10 but that's ...
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Failed upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04 - “No module named DistUpgrade.DistUpgradeVersion”

In trying to upgrade my Ubuntu virtual server from 17.10 to 18.04.2 LTS: sudo do-release-upgrade Results in this output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/do-release-upgrade", ...
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Follow up to Upgrade to 18.04 [duplicate]

I am following the instructions here to upgrade Ubuntu from 17.10 to 18.04. But when I run update-manager -d I get errors: No protocol specified Unable to init server: Could not connect: ...
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Booting Problem in Ubuntu 16.04

I installed ubuntu 17 using usb in my pc First. Now I installed ubuntu 16.04 in my pc. The problem is when I tried to start the system, my loading screen starts with ubuntu 17 and then redirect to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Ethernet Connection cutting off randomly after update from Ubuntu 17.10

I had used Ubuntu 17.10 previously and when I updated to Ubuntu 18.04, I began to have trouble with my Internet Connection which is wired Ethernet. My experience with Ubuntu is very limited and here ...
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Cannot upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 from Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

I cannot upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 from Ubuntu 17.10. sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found.
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Unable to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 From Ubuntu 17.10

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu release from 17.10 to 18.04 without success. do-release-upgrade is returning the following error: Checking package manager Can not upgrade Your python3 install is ...
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Why was 17.10.1 released?

I just noticed when going back through the releases that 17.10 was released as usual, but then 17.10.1 was subsequently released. This is not normal - the standard release cycle only has point ...
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Catastrophic upgrade failure resulting in inability to install 'ubuntu-gnome-desktop' (crippled system)

This has happened to me probably three times (on different systems) and I think it might have to do with a PPA that was active before the upgrade (maybe Padoka?). Every time my system has been beyond ...
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Local domain is Pinging but not opening in the browser

I have setup local domain for example like this mydomain.test Whenever I ping this domain I receive the following 64 bytes from localhost (127.0.0.1): icmp_seq=87 ttl=64 time=0.028 ms 64 bytes from ...
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Keyboard shortcut to settings in ubuntu 17.10/18.04?

Anyone know whether ubuntu 17.10/18.04 has a preset keyboard shortcut to to settings?
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Unable to launch AVD Emulator in Ubuntu 17.10

After downloaded and installed Android Studio 3.2, I executed ./studio.sh. Without doing anything, I test an hello world app on Andriod Emulator Nexus 5X API 27 for the first time, however the AVD ...
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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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Prevent system of using updates after downloading and updating them [closed]

I accidentally downloaded updates (I was typing when the pop-up that new updates are available was displayed and apparently put in focus). I did not manage to cancel the Software Updater, it is now ...
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How do I fix missing sources when doing apt-get update? [closed]

I have 10 repositories in my sources.list, but only 4 are returning results. Is this normal? I'm also unable to perform apt-get install discover (returns error). My sources.list: # deb cdrom:[...
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Right Click not Working with Files in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

Recently, I Upgraded my Ubuntu OS from 17.10 to 18.04 LTS . Yesterday, a friend of mine gave me a USB to format. Previously, whenever I needed to format USB, after mounting USB device on right-click ...
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Purple screen when booting Ubuntu 18.04 after grub edition

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 17.10 and Windows 10 that's been working perfectly. Yesterday, I updated my system from Ubuntu 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04. The process went ok and I had no problems ...
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Luks broken after update from 17.10 to 18.04 [duplicate]

I have a laptop with 17.10, with all updates. It is using full disk encryption I just did the update to 18.04 today. All went well, it asked me to reboot at the end, so did I. Upon boot, I was ...
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I cannot upgrade to 18.04

Update manager does not show version 18.04 as upgradable, and from the console I write update-manager -d and it answers "Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0 No protocol specified Unable to init ...
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Permanently adding Xhost as root [duplicate]

I'm a newbie Ubuntu user. Every time I log in to my OS, I always add: xhost +si:localuser:root How can I add Xhost to root permanently? My kernel version is 4.13.0-46-generic. I have tried this ...
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Bluetooth won't work anymore (plug in dongle to use bluetooth)

I have a Razer Blade Stealth. I've been using bluetooth for months without any problems. Today I did a lot of tries to connect to my phone and use its internet through bluetooth. After many ...
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Black screen for twenty seconds, then power off on Ubuntu 17.10 and now 18.04 every second time I turn on my laptop

I upgraded to 17.10 a few weeks back (only OS on the laptop) and am having a recurring problem. When I boot the laptop, I have no BIOS loading (i.e. no Dell logo) and no grub menu displaying on ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server [closed]

mysql_exceptions.OperationalError: (2002, "Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)") in Ubuntu 17.10 After I installed MySQL-python and XAMPP I wrote this ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu while keeping all installed programs [duplicate]

While reinstalling Ubuntu, my installed programs weren't restored. Are they all deleted??
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Upgrading Ubuntu 17.10 on 32-bit laptop

All of the past upgrades of Ubuntu (from 11.10 up to 17.10) that I have successfully accomplished on my arcane but loved 32-bit laptop have been very easy. So, about 2 months after 18.04 became ...
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Stuck on login screen after update from 16.04 to 17.10

I was prompted to update from 16.04 to 17.10. Everything seemed to go well during the update process. After it was done and rebooted, I am stuck on the login screen because neither my keyboard or ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 screen flickering [closed]

System using :- hp 15r032tx Ubuntu 17.10 Problem - screen flickers and get locked ,sometimes just a black screen and nothing on display. Sometimes keyboard and mouse also hanged. ...
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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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How do I fix TPM error 256?

This happened when I attempted to upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04. I receive this error during boot, and my Ubuntu that I've had a few months running without issue twice (not counting during the upgrade) ...
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How do I upgrade Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04? [duplicate]

I was trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 from 17.10, and I used the Ubuntu Software / updates, but it gave an error. Also my laptop has logged me out of sessions/restart from Ubuntu login screen twice. ...
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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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Upgrade from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04 Multiple Display not Detected Nvidia GPU

Upgrading from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04 went smoothly with the commands found here. I found others use the software manager but I could not get my software manager to find the upgrade, I suspect it may ...
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RDP without host machine unlocking

I would like to remotely connect to my Ubuntu from another Ubuntu machine. The problem is when I'm at the remote location and I log in via RDP, it also unlocks my host PC. I would like to log in as ...
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Error 'libudunits2.a not found' when installing ggraph, Additional Error : object ‘scale_type’ is not exported by 'namespace:ggplot2'

I ran into these two errors 'libudunits2.a not found' and Error : object ‘scale_type’ is not exported by 'namespace:ggplot2' on Ubuntu 17.10 during an install of ggraph in Rstudio via install....
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How do I backup all Gnome Tweaks configuration? [duplicate]

I am about to upgrate from 17.10 to 18.04 but I'm afraid to lose all my Gnome desktop preferences in the process (always been using Unity until 17.10). I made many changes through "Gnome Tweak tool" ...
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Software Updater Error hangs system update

I'm currently using Xubuntu 17.10. I just finished doing a sudo apt-get update & sudo apt-get upgrade in the terminal with no errors. Then the program "Software Updater" popped up noting I needed ...
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How to recreate removed Ubuntu entry from EFI partition?

On my Lenovo Y50-70 laptop i had both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 17.10. I've tried to remove. Ubuntu I've followed those instructions: https://askubuntu.com/a/869888/45439 to remove ubuntu from EFI just ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access desktop on ubuntu 17.10?

Does there exists a keyboard shortcut to access desktop on ubuntu 17.10?
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In context of Docker images, which Ubuntu image version fixes the CVE-2018-10000 issue with Glibc?

We are trying to address a security issue with Ubuntu 17.10 image (ubuntu:17.10) which uses glibc version 2.26. This has a security vulnerability CVE-2018-10000 that is related to integer overflow. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 loop at login, and Ctl-Alt-F1 cannot stop it!

I upgraded from 16.04 to 17.10 and got a login loop. But when I started a terminal session, and did some apt update commands, it suggested I upgrade to 18.04. I did the upgrade, but on 18.04, the ...