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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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firefox displays update needed. My version is 64.0.1 (64-bit) [closed]

What is the procedure to ensure that my firefox is up to date. From what I have read here so far I have the impression that my firefox is up to date. However I am getting pop up displays saying that ...
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How to move icon in Ubuntu Dock to system tray [closed]

i want move some icon active in dock into system tray. Have anyway do it ?. Im using ubuntu 17.10 to system tray
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How do i fully restore network settings to default setting server 18.04

my 17.10 server install recently broke and no longer had the network card showing up on boot so i had to use dhclient to get it working again. i thought updating it to 18.04 would resolve the issue in ...
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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 'unbutu-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? [duplicate]

Anyone know whether ubuntu 17.10/18.04 has a preset keyboard shortcut to to settings?
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Top right of screen shows no entry sign for error [duplicate]

E: Type '--2018-10-17' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list E: The list of sources could not be read. How do I access this and remove it all?
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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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Ubuntu on Windows locks files

So, I recently installed Ubuntu on Windows. Then, I began to use node from it's bash. However, for some reasons, Ubuntu is locking the files. How do I know it? Well, I just installed ProcessExplorer ...
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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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how to fix linux ubuntu - it's very slow on my system

a while ago i installed ubuntu 16.4 and also ubuntu 17.10 , but ubuntu on my system is very very slow , as when i want to move mouse to another place it took a few minutes! my system hardware ...
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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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Universal word autocompletion

I'm looking for a simple way to get universal autocomplete on words. It should mainly work in the browser and text-editor. Example: If you type Sta a window would appear with the suggestion ...
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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?

I receive the error during boot, and my ubuntu that I've had a few months running without issue twice (not counting during the update) randomly reset to select user and login screen but let me back ...
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How do I update Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04?

I was trying to update 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 ...
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login window come again and again after login with password

By mistake .Xauthority and .xsession-errror file is deleted from me.I am facing a Login Loop Problem. I entered the correct password, then after few seconds the login window comes again and asks for ...
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How do I install Cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu 17.10?

I've used three terminal commands to install Cinnamon desktop environment on Ubuntu. It ran the first time I logged in, but froze. I logged out, but there is no option to go back to Cinnamon. I tried ...
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“watchdog: BUG: soft lockup CPU stuck” error and black screen on login

I've been having trouble using Ubuntu on my Dell XPS 15 9560. I started by installing 17.10 a few months ago but the process didn't seem to work correctly. I was eventually able to log in and use ...
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VS Code causes 17.10, 18.04 randomly and completely freeze

Please read: See the last bit. I don't believe this is an issue related to Ubuntu, but rather VS Code. Recently, under 17.10 and 18.04 (I just upgraded today), Ubuntu will randomly and completely ...
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32-bit UEFI 'sudo grub-install /dev/sda' fails

Hoping someone here will be able to help. I'm installing 17.10 on a old MacBook (Mid-2007 13-inch White) using this guide. I've managed to get nearly all of the way through, done an install to the ...
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Dual monitor setup only displays on iMac with retina on non-default resolution

I'm running Ubuntu 17.10 on an iMac retina (update: upgraded now to 18.04, nothing changed), with a Dell as second monitor. The default resolution of the iMac (first monitor) is 3840x2160 (16:9). At ...
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How do you make your battery indicator more detailed?

I would like to have a battery indicator that changed in more than 3 steps. The current icon goes from one to three bars. If you look at most phones, the battery slowly increases, from bottom to top.
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unable to access Virtual network editor - Workstation 14.1 Ubuntu 17.10

I've just installed VMWare Workstation 14 on My PC with OS Ubuntu 17.10. When attempting to run it via the vmware workstation (Edit > Virtual Network Editor), ask me password and nothing happens. ...
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Black second screen after 18.04 update

After update to 18.04 from 17.10, my second monitor seems to be detected (though weirdly as " Samsung Electric Company 19" " when it actually is Samsung SyncMaster 940N) but is black. It is set to ...