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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Does Ubuntu 20.10 affect the bios of Lenovo laptops?

I am interested in installing Ubuntu 20.10 on my Lenovo Y50-70 laptop but I read that the Ubuntu 17.10 version corrupts the bios of the Lenovo generation that I own. Has Ubuntu already fixed the error ...
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Port 5355 opened on the internet

I have an Ubuntu box that is connected to the internet and provides ICS. If I list the open ports by running: netstat -tulnap | grep LISTEN it shows me: tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:445 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 editing /etc/default/grub

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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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 ...
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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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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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Unable to access Virtual network editor - Workstation 14.1 Ubuntu 17.10 [closed]

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), it asks me for a password and nothing ...
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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 ...

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