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Questions tagged [18.04]

Seventh LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named "Bionic Beaver". Released on 26th April, 2018. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2028. Only use this tag for version-specific questions.

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Ubuntu unable to boot. I cannot log on. PURPLE SCREEN, please help

I have a purple screen on my Ubuntu and I am unable to log in. Please help. Thanks........ I have tried numerous times to try fix this problem.
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how to password protect a folder in ubuntu 18.04

I am new and using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I want to protect a particular folder with a password. so that no one can access the folder without the password. Is there any software or process to do so? I ...
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18.04 microphone w/ google voice typing, works intermittently

When I use google docs voice typing, in order to start microphone function (even though I have tested it to confirm that it is working at that moment), I have to unplug and replug the usb cable of the ...
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Broadcom BCM43224 wifi issue [14e4:4353] (rev01)

I'm experiencing troubles with my Dell Studio 1747 laptop and wifi card BCM43224 [14e4:4353] (rev 01). I'm using Xubuntu 18.04, but also had the same on Ubuntu 17.10. I'm using broadcom-sta driver but ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 hangs on graphical start with linux 4.15.0-44

I have a very strange issue here. I updated my machine's kernel to 4.15.0-44. After a restart the whole machine was messed up. Some more digging around I managed to disable my graphical X server ...
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Does apt upgrade trigger netplan apply in 18.04?

I did apt-get update; apt upgrade on a remote server over SSH. netplan.io and some systemd packages were upgraded. I switched to a different screen window, but after just a few seconds the SSH ...
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Upgrade 16.04 openvz to 18.04 but keep kernel to 2.6

Since OpenVZ cannot be upgraded from inside of the VM's client (which I only rent). Is it possible to upgrade to 18.04 LTS from 16.04.5 LTS? The problem lies on libc/locales This version of libc ...
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Why is gnome-calculator scanning my home directory?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 18.04.1 and have gnome-calculator 3.30.1 installed. I'm pretty sure that's the one that came bundled with 18.04. Every time I launch gnome-calculator the following ...
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No Sound in Ubuntu 18.04 on Asus Notebook

$ lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" gives this output: 00:1f.3 Audio device: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio (rev 21) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio Flags:...
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Grub menu doesn't show during boot up

I have had ubuntu(currently 18.04) installed alongside windows(8.1) for over a year. I was logged into Windows when I closed the lid and after sometime when I came back, "No bootable device found, ...
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Can I turn off window snapping in GNOME 3?

I want to avoid my windows snapping to the edge of my screen when resizing and moving, but it doesn't seem to work. I am running GNOME 3.28.2 on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I see no options for snapping when ...
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How to re-allocate (or increase) memory to Ubuntu 18 running as a dual boot

I've installed ubuntu 18,04 to my laptop, and it's been running as a dual boot. The problem is that I only allocated less than 7 GB of memory, which made this Ubuntu very slow. As you can see, the ...
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Issue with Microsost to-do app AO in ubuntu LTS 18.04

I've been using microsoft to-do: AO for my to-do app for it's versitality but since yesterday when I open AO it opens but all blank. It quits ok, but any other function doesn't work. AO runs ok on ...
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Issues with Ubuntu 18.04 video

Laptop has NVIDIA 1050ti video card, can’t to get it to load GUI across all screens. I’ve installed standard drivers using ‘ubuntu-drivers autoinstall’ I’ve ripped those out and installed the ‘beta’ ...
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Received “Update standard folders to current language?” message, now Documents folder is empty

Today when I booted my laptop (Xubuntu 18.04) I received the following dialogue which I have never seen before; Update standard folders to current language? You have logged in in a new language. You ...
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Can't install DeepDive on Ubuntu 18.04

I was trying to install Deepdive on my school's server. When I run the installer (by running make install), it gave me this error: Makefile:93: recipe for target 'src/text2bin.o' failed make[1]: *** [...
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Ubuntu 18.10 how to rename current terminal Tab title

I want to rename my current terminal tab - window title. Please help me how to do it either using CUI or GUI.
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Video tearing 18.04 nvidia

I've installed proprietary drivers, and I have powerful card. Running totem or smplayer I see lines in video (tearing). jk@jk:~$ inxi -G Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GM204 [GeForce GTX 980] ...
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brightness problem on Ubuntu 18.04LTS

I found that when I change brightness, then brightness changes automatically without my willingness. I'm really uncomfortable, so I want you to help me how to solve this problem. And also, I want to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS freeze when shutdown

I have an Alienware 17R4 laptop with Nvidia Geforece Gtx 1070. Yesterday I tried a lot of way to install Ubuntu dual boot with my windows 10, and finally installed it (version 18.04) after changing ...
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X11VNC connection ends randomly

I have a X11VNC server running on a local machine in my LAN. In the past month, it has been "randomly" kicking my client out of session as I use it. I'm not certain as to how to debug the error and I ...
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Thinkpad X1C6 hangs when LG 29UM58-p monitor attached to HDMI port

I'm running 18.04 on a new Thinkpad X1 Carbon (6th gen) laptop. I can connect other monitors to the HDMI port (a random TV in a hotel room; an Asus 27" 1080p monitor) and everything works as one would ...
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2 Finger scrolling in Notepad++ switches Tabs (Ubuntu 18.04)

In Notepad++ (version 7.6.1) scrolling with 2 fingers will switch to the next file in the next tab when the EOF is reached. Expected behaviour: When scrolling to the EOF the scrolling stops (and does ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freeze on Asus x640l

I am having a serious issue and need your help. I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on my Asus x540l laptop, it can boot correctly but after a few time it just freezes completely at random times. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Server UEFI Enable Plymouth

So I "converted" Bionic Server UEFI to Mate Desktop UEFI. One thing that bugs me though is that I cannot seem to enable plymouth. this is what alternatives is set to: There are 2 choices for the ...
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Has the “xkill” command been replaced or removed entirely in Ubuntu 18.04?

I am curious if the Alt + F2 xkill command has been replaced by something similar, or if it has been removed entirely. I know we can use other methods to stop processes, I'm just curious.
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Web browsing very slow with Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu 18.04 is up to date. On Firefox, browsing seems to spend all of its time "looking up xyz". Ubuntu 16.04 was much better. On the same hardware using Fedora 28 and Firefox, the web browsing ...
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My first question: 18.04 64bit Saned and Sansung M2070

I have a M2070 multifuncion device sansung. on 32bit 14.04 work well on 18.04 run once time after answer error I/O $ systemctl status saned.socket ● saned.socket - saned incoming socket Loaded: ...
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Airplane mode automatically turns on (18.04 lts)

it doesn't happen often, but it is really annoying. i will be surfing the internet just as usual but out of a sudden my connection will be disabled and the airplane mode will be turned on. how can i ...
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Prevent ubuntu from choosing wifi over ethernet

My machine tends to switch arbitrarily to wifi when my laptop is connected to ethernet. I'm wondering how I can prevent this.
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Cannot login to Ubuntu 18.04 in GUI

After an update of my Ubuntu 18.04, I cannot login into my own account in GUI. After pressed the login button, it just shows me a blank purple screen and I can still move the mouse cursor.
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Ubuntu 18.04 poor audio quality, bluetooth lag (Macbook Pro 2015)

I recently dual booted my mac with Ubuntu 18.04. Here are a couple issues I have noticed: The speaker quality has dropped considerably anytime I play an audio file The bluetooth connection to an ...
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18.04 - Joining AD: realm join looking for the wrong LDAP server

After a fresh install and update && upgrade, I have followed this guide to add the machine to our AD infrastructure, but after basic configuration realm join -v [domain] returns ! Can't ...
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Port Forwarding when using android tethering

I am using Android tethering to connect my desktop to internet. I would like to use DuckDNS but can't figure out how to forward port since there is no router
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Trouble after Ubuntu Installation

I have trouble using my laptop after Ubuntu 18.04 installation. After installation it restarts and opens 2 tabs : Boot Menu and App Menu. Boot menu shows only Ubuntu option. When I press enter, the ...
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Scrolling stutter/lag on Ubuntu 18.04 & 18.10

I have recently dual booted my Dell XPS 13 9370 running windows 10 with Ubuntu 18.04. At first it seemed like a smooth expierence from the live usb version. Until I installed the whole system... I can'...
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Prevent gedit from graying out when not in focus, in 18.04

I'm migrating from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 and I'm finding this extremely annoying: when gedit is not selected, its text grays out from full black to a paler shade. Is there some way to stop this ...
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Lost Ubuntu boot in GRUB by deleting all kernels (Dual boot with windows 10) [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on my Windows laptop as dual boot. Linux is the first boot option. Today, to remove the old Linux kernels (4.12.X.X) to increase the disk space, I mistakenly used she ...
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No audio driver after install other driver

i've tried to install a RealTek driver for Linux, because sound to TV over hdmi don't work. After install it, only onboard sound worked, till reboot. Now after reboot i have no avaible driver on PC. I'...
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Logrotate on “not always on” system

I have several Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 systems, whose have no defined operating hours, for example desktop, laptop or VMs runt on demand. What are the right ways and tools to automatically rotate logs ...
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Unable to Authorize Mail/Printer etc

I have this weird problem on my ubuntu 18.04 laptop where I cannot login to my email through any email client (thunderbird/mailspring/hiri etc.) or I can't add a shared online printer (Windows Printer ...
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Blueetooth auto-start not working

I'm using ubuntu 18.10. In the past I probably made a change for my bluetooth to not start on startup but I do not remember the change. Now, I want to restore it back to normal but I couldn't find a ...
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How to add newline for the file/directory name in Nautilus?

I am trying to do this A and B are in different lines I know how to do it in terminal. mkdir 'A'$'\n''B' How to do it in Nautilus?
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Open ssh error: packet_write_wait: Connection to x.x.x.x port 22: Broken pipe

First i am going to explain what I'm trying to do. I have set up a webserver running ubuntu server on top of vmware-esxi. I want to use SFTP over SSH to upload my website's code. We did this in a php ...
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On ubuntu 18.04.1 server LTS virtual machine,the disk can not be mounted when the disk hotplugging

I had write a rules file in /etc/udev/rules.d , it will be used to process the disk event from kernel ,and it will be execute the other shell script to implemented automatic mount the disk. When i ...
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Ubuntu/Gnome3 doesn't directly go to sleep (after being instructed to do so) anymore?

So, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, with Ubuntu desktop (I guess): $ env | grep DESKTOP DESKTOP_SESSION=ubuntu XDG_SESSION_DESKTOP=ubuntu XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=ubuntu:GNOME GNOME_DESKTOP_SESSION_ID=this-is-...
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Nothing works to make Nvidia GTX1050 Ti work inside Ubuntu MATE 18.04

I have read more than 15 pages where people expose their difficulties, discuss and teach how to install the Nvidia or Nouveau graphics driver in Ubuntu 18.04. I tried all the suggestions that I found. ...
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Foxitreader and e document Ubuntu

Cannot lunch fixit readear or document viewer in Ubuntu 18.04 and tried to uninstall foxitreader but couldn't fined the uninstaller icon
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No volume change notifications when using media keys

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver with kernel 4.20 from here: https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.20/ No idea how this happened. All of a sudden I noticed the notification popups were ...
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Accidentally removed $HOME/bin

I accidentally removed my ~/bin directory. I have seen plenty of questions asking what to do if /usr/bin is removed, and that situation seems to be much more serious. What can I do to reconstruct the ...