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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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HipChat 4 not working in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [closed]

I have installed Hipchat 4 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. But when I try to launch the Hipchat I am getting following error: Unable to access hipchat.com. Please check that your network is connected and try ...
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Laggy graphics in Gnome Desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

Right now I am running the release version of Ubuntu 18.04 but for some reason gnome desktop seems to remain ever so lagging and unusable. It is so bad that even the scrolling lags. This thing ...
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How to remove app icons in system tray Ubuntu 18 GNOME

Maybe a duplicate, but I couldn't find this anywhere. How can I remove the apps in right top corner (Google Chrome, flux, TeamViewer) Before my update from Ubuntu GNOME 16 these were even more ...
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When installing Wireshark in Ubuntu 18.04 homonym user group isn't automatically created

This group is necessary to put users in that you want they're able to run Wireshark without being root. And creating "wireshark" group manually doesn't work neither. This bug? is new in Ubuntu 18.04;...
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Upgrade to 18.04 (fresh and clean) from terminal without boot/physical access (on an existing Ubuntu system)

I don't have physical access to the server at the moment and I want to upgrade to 18.04 clean fresh (if possible) from the existing install I'm running now. As no physical access is possible I'm ...
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How is Ubuntu 18.04 available already? (Lubuntu)

So, I have Lubuntu 17.10. Today I ran the update manager command and it says that Ubuntu 18.04 in available. Isn't the release date on the 26th? Is it the beta version? Is it a bug or something? ...
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How to install Openscad in Ubuntu 18.04/18.10?

There is no current release of this source package in 18.04 (Bionic Beaver). However, openscad-mcad exists, which depends on openscad, so that's obviously an error.
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Ubuntu 17.10 boots forever after update. Is it normal?

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10. My Update Manager installed some updates (maybe for 18.04) and asked for a reboot, which I did. Now my laptop has been booting for about two hours. Is this normal? If not, is ...
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Resume suspend with dual monitors on 18.04 [closed]

I recently a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04, with a GTX 1070. Everything works great, except after coming out of suspend, my DisplayPort monitor does not come back, only the HDMI monitor. If I reboot, ...
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How to report bugs in 18.04 Beta [duplicate]

Ubuntu 18.04 Beta is looking good, but I keep running across a few difficulties related to how they have altered the boot process. What is best way to report bugs?
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Right click not working on 18.04 Dell Inspiron 15 3000 [closed]

Since updating to 18.04 from 17.10 right click on the touchpad doesn't work however on an external mouse it works fine as does two finger tap on the touchpad. I have tried this under both x-org and ...
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Unattended install of Ubuntu 18.04 minimal desktop?

I've read a lot about the "minimal desktop" flavor that will be included in Ubuntu 18.04. What do I need to put it the preseed file to do an unattended install of it? I assume it's some variation ...
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Favourites option disabled in GNOME Maps

I like OpenStreetMaps as it very nice alternative to maps.google and is supported on many platforms. However I would like to save favourites and the button in top right corner is grayed out. EDIT: ...
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How to Opt Out of System Information Reports

During installation of Ubuntu 18.04, after the runtime environment is enabled, and during the first login, a question pops up asking whether you want to Help Improve Ubuntu. (Screenshot is from the ...
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btrfs snapshot and /dev/ptmx

I have a btrfs root partition and I use snapper to automatically take snapshots. The /dev/ptmx file change between each snapshots despite /dev is mounted as a devtmpfs file system. I have tried ...
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Can I update to Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04.4 without kernel update

Can I update to Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04.4 without updating kernel version because of my wifi coova and Acer E5 laptop?
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How to get normal Ubuntu orange color in window titlebar using Human-Clearlooks theme?

I have Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS installed. Previously I got this problem on MATE 17.10. I like old-fashioned Human-Clearlooks theme, so I installed human-theme package. But it has strange silver ...
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External Yeti Michrophone not detected on Ubuntu 18.04

I have external Usb Microphone by Yeti. With every Ubuntu upgrade it takes me hours to set it up. However, after upgrade to 18.04 the microphone is not detected at all. The result of dmesg is: [ ...
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Unity and Gnome lock screens appear at the same time [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and tried to change the default look to vanilla Gnome following How To Get Stock Gnome Shell In Ubuntu 17.10 instructions. Everything seems to work fine, except when I lock my ...
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Wifi hotspot disconnects with the message: “Activation of network connection failed.” after some time

I am trying to create a Wifi hotspot on a laptop running Ubuntu 18.04, but after about half a minute a message pops up saying: "Activation of network connection failed." I tried creating the hotspot ...
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ALSA and Jack are not working using Wine

I tried installing Jack and ALSA to run WineASIO in FL Studio using Wine, and it's currently not working. I tried messing with the variables and nothing is changing. ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1052:(...
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Minimize animation in Ubuntu 18.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Ubuntu 18.04. I installed Tweaks and have been fiddling around, but I've noticed a missing option. In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I had an option enabled that ...
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How can I switch input language with CapsLock on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

How can I switch input language with CapsLock on Ubuntu 18.04? For some reason when I try to set CapsLock as a switching key it enables Caps, but doesn't set it as switching language key. When this ...
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Upgrade through terminal or download an ISO file for 18.04 [duplicate]

for jumping 18.04 i have to download a complete ISO image or just by doing some commands
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Where can I find working GNOME extensions for Ubuntu? [closed]

Since Ubuntu stick GNOME as the default DE I'm a bit confused. I used a bunch of indicators with Unity but most of them are broken or crashing on GNOME now. Not sure where and how can I seek for ...
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Nvidia Prime doesn't appear in Nvidia Settings on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I saw a question over here, says that Nvidia Graphics jumps to 90º and fan goes at maximum speed. So, I want to use the Intel graphics integrated, but in Nvidia Settings (I use Ubuntu 18.04, Nvidia ...
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Broken input in Gnome (Ubuntu 18.04) [closed]

Not sure if it's something I did but couple of days ago, after a reboot, any sort of input completely stopped working in Gnome. Keyboard, touchpad clicks, USB mouse clicks, etc. The cursor still moves,...
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Default vim usage in Ubuntu Bionic feels regressed from 17.10

Using Ubuntu Bionic (server image pre-GA), coming from Centos 7 (i.e. this may not be limited to just Bionic), I find that the vim editor has some very annoying defaults. How can I disable the ...
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Ubuntu Final Freeze Icons

Does the 18.04 Final Freeze (released yesterday?) have the Suru icon pack? I haven't tried downloading it yet.
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Why is gnome-todo not installed although it's a dependency of ubuntu-desktop?

Why is gnome-todo not installed when it is a dependency of ubuntu-desktop meta package in 18.04? $ apt-cache rdepends gnome-todo gnome-todo Reverse Depends: libecal-1.2-19 vanilla-gnome-desktop ...
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How do I add start parameter to a program installed via snap

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and want to add a few starting parameters to a program installed as a snap package. The programm (Gitter) is in my dash and i want it to start with the parameter --force-device-...
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Lenovo Carbon X1 2018 Virtual Box

I encountered multiple problems setting up Virtualbox on ubuntu 17.10 and ubuntu 18.04 on the new Lenovo Carbon X1 2018. First there was a Problem with the cpu throtteling, i tried solving this with ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Unity - Can't login to my Ubuntu SSO account from Unity Control Center

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with Unity 7. Screenshot of problem When I entered the credentials as shown in screenshot in settings (unity-control-center) and pressed enter, nothing happens. Is it related ...
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Can't launch pixbuf-desktop Snap App in Ubuntu 18.04

Clicked the launcher icon but nothing happened, then I typed the command sudo pixbuf-desktop mkdir: cannot create directory '/run/user/0': Permission denied /snap/pixbuf-desktop/4/pixbuf-desktop/...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (beta 2) [closed]

I've installed the Ubuntu Bionic Beta 2 and everything works fine but the bluetooth. In bluetooth control panel the slider is impossible to move to "on". Output of rfkill list is: 0: hci0: Bluetooth ...
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Can't change pulseaudio configs

I'm using ubuntu 18.04 beta2. I have asus dg sound card so i have to change pulseaudio configs (analog-output.conf.common), cuz sound is too loud. (this soulution Headphone output is far too loud) ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Beta Install Freezes on Loading screen during install on a AMD Threadripper cpu/mobo [closed]

I just setup a threadripper 1950x on a asrock taichi motherboard. I burned the ubuntu 18.04 iso to a dvd and booted it up. I'm able to pick the option to "install ubuntu" but it freezes on the loading ...
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How to enable right click button for mousepad on Dell inspiron 13 with Ubuntu 18.04?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver (development branch) on a Dell Inspiron 13 5000 series. The actual problem I'm facing is that the right click button for the mousepad is not ...
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Problems with Thinkpad w520 nvidia driver which were actually due to a broken uninstall of prime-select

I have a thinkpad W520 with a Quadro 1000M nvidia card. This card is the Fermi generation, no longer supported by nvidia from driver 390 onwards. It seems Ubuntu 18.04 will ship with 390 or 396. It'...
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.desktop shortcut behaves differently when added to dock

I made a custom .desktop file to start my favourite terminal, Tilix, with my preferred session. The file is identical to the default, except for the Exec and DBusActivatable lines. ~/.local/share/...
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Ubuntu installer won't recognize NVMe SSD - Lenovo Yoga 720 15-IKB

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu on my new Lenovo Yoga 720. I know that the OEM Windows installation was in RAID mode. It also had a bunch of bloatware. So I changed the storage controller to AHCI mode ...
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How to set up encrypted (fscrypt) /home on Ubuntu 18.04? [closed]

Bionic Beaver Release Notes Other base system changes since 16.04 LTS: The installer no longer offers the encrypted home option using ecryptfs-utils. It is recommended to use full-disk ...
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A folder and a file with the same name in the same location [duplicate]

I'm on 14.04 about to move up to 18.04. In that version of Ubuntu can I have a folder and a file in the same location with the same name? My use case is that I have html files without the .html ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04 encrypted /home

1. What will happen when upgrading Ubuntu 17.10 with encrypted /home to Ubuntu 18.04? Bionic Beaver Release Notes Other base system changes since 16.04 LTS: The installer no longer offers the ...
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Cannot drag and drop in nautilus [duplicate]

When I click a file (or selection of files) in nautilus (Files) and start a drag, only the selection rectangle happens - the files stay put. As seen here - I expect the file to move but instead ...
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Will a flash player plugin be needed for internet video in 18.04?

I know some websites still ask for flash being installed, like for a chess playing site. But in Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 (at the date I am posting less than a week before becoming stable) without a ...
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Problem booting with GeForce 940MX [closed]

I have an issue while booting Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver, development edition). I freshly installed it, and after the reboot (started from terminal) it stops at the checklist. At the second try it ...
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Why is XF86LogGrabInfo not resulting in debug output in Xorg log?

Last year I found a way to debug what is capturing keyboard shortcuts, by sending X events using xdotool. Now, I have a similar problem where using the Ctrl-Alt-Left in IntelliJ isn't doing anything, ...
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How to change hostname on a ubuntu server 18.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem with a new server with Ubuntu 18.04. I try to change the host name more times, with different method, like editing /etc/hostname or hostnamectl --set-hostname ecc ecc. But when I ...
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Assign static IP via open-vm-tools when provisioning Ubuntu 18.04 on vSphere with Ansible

I'm hoping someone can provide some advice on how to use open-vm-tools to assign a static IP to a Ubuntu 18.04 VM being provisioned to vSphere using Ansible. I'm currently having 2 problems: Networks ...