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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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Regarding some information about the Ubuntu 17.10 version [on hold]

I m new in Ubuntu , sometimes ago ,I installed Ubuntu 17.10 in my lenevo laptop it was correctly working in a properly manner but after some time my laptop not properly work ,but today scenario it has ...
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Stopping desktop in Ubuntu 17.10 [closed]

Although I have stopped the desktop manager with service gdm3 stop I still see two xorg processes on gpu according to the output of nvidia-smi. Is that normal? | 0 1065 G /usr/lib/...
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Unable to install edb Ubuntu 17.10 [closed]

lucian@0x90:~/edb-debugger/build$ sudo apt-get install -y edb Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be ...
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Bionic package upgrade - still on Ubuntu 17.10

I check for package upgrades on a regularly basis. Today after running the usual sudo apt update I have 2276 packages to upgrade. When checking the versions with apt list --upgradable I see i.e. ...
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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 ...
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How to change the application switcher on Ubuntu 18.04 and 17.10?

Recently, Ubuntu change the UI back to GNOME. Back on 16.04, when the UI was Unity, in order to change the application switcher, I just needed to install Compiz Config System Manager (ccsm), select ...
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Boot failure, Kubuntu 17.10 and 18.04

Every time at boot, the Kubuntu logo blinks rapidly, but boot up fails. I updated to Kubuntu 18.04 from 17.10 two days ego, but boot still fails. If I press Esc button continuously from the start of ...
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steam: missing libGL.so.1 and libdrm.so.2

I am attempting to install steam from the ubuntu repos on Xubuntu 17.10, and am running into a dependecy issue. Steam requires these two 32bit libraries: The following packages have unmet ...
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Upon boot resolv.conf is empty, but then eventually is populated; why?

I have a few 17.10 instances running in Amazon EC2 on a VPC. When I freshly reboot a server (unsure if it happens on a cold boot, I have not tested), the /etc/resolv.conf file shows as empty: # ...
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Help with remote controlling

So I want to be able to connect to my laptop running Ubuntu Server 17.10 without having to log in to another session. I may be logging in with the same user, but if I am running something like a ...
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Keyboard not working after grub menu

I've just recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 17.10 but now my keyboard and mouse stop working as soon as I boot into Ubuntu 17.10, I can go into recovery mode and I cant (re)install anything ...
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Remote Ubuntu Desktop 17.10, how to access it with ssh and GUI

As title says, I have a windows machine and a remote ubuntu that I access via ssh. It got the moment where I need to run some visualization software on it. How can I access the remote with a GUI (...