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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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How to prevent new windows from stealing focus?

Typical situation is that I type something (worst case is my password) in some application, when some other application pops up a window and steals the focus, so my typing (password) goes to something ...
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systemd-journald crashed with SIGABRT in pthread_sigmask()

Fresh install of ubuntu 18.04 on a new lenovo x1c6, I'm getting this error sometimes after resuming from suspend. I have no idea what it means, and search online leads to a bug report that doesn't ...
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Cannot Switch Terminal Ubuntu 18.04

Since I installed Ubuntu 18.04, I can not switch to tty3-7 from the login screen. Until Ubuntu 17.10, this worked perfectly using Ctrl+Alt+F3, F4, .. both from login screen and from user sessions. ...
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Mouse cursor freezing randomly for 5 seconds

I have just upgraded from 17.10 to 18.04. Every went smoothly but now my mouse cursor randomly freeze for about 5 seconds. I was using Gnome Shell on Wayland. And I got no problem (except some lags ...
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Set window close and maximise shortcuts in Ubuntu 18.04

Is there any way I can set shortcuts of Alt+Space and then C to close and Alt+Space and then X to maximize the window? It was perfect in Ubuntu 16.04 but removed in 18.04. Please suggest any way to ...
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Why do keyboard shortcuts stop working in Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome

I just updated from Ubuntu 16.04 Unity to Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome. The update went well except for one thing: some times IntelliJ Ultimate keyboard shortcuts simply stop working. They work for some ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Show Bluetooth connected device battery status

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with the latest update. Can you tell me how can I find or get Bluetooth speaker battery level.? As like If I connect the speaker to the iPhone it shows a connected device with ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Slow shutdown

After a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, I am experiencing very slow shutdowns , When I press esc the following are shown . "A stop job is running for IIO sensor Proxy service (s /1min 32s)" ...
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ALT+TAB only appearing on primary monitor

The ALT+TAB window switching menu only appears on my primary (laptop) screen, not the screen that is active. The top-bar, where notifications live, is also not-present on my second monitor. Both these ...
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How can I reinstate file roller/ archive manager to work with Nautilus, in Ubuntu 18.04?

In Ubuntu 16.04 I could compress a file or folder by right clicking on it and the File Roller/Archive Manager window would pop up allowing me to set a password or split the archive into volumes. In ...
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Why do fonts render at larger sizes in 18.04?

Here is a screenshot of the Xfce appearence settings in 18.04 (left) compared to 16.04 (right): As you can see, the same font, font size, hinting, and DPI is selected. In the bottom right is an ...
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nm-applet - (dynamically) expand menu size

When having many WiFi SSIDs available, I need to scroll through the right-click menu of nm-applet widget menu by hovering over the arrow (see first screenshot below), yet the menu only spreads to a ...
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ubuntu 18.04 bluetooth not set up

I am trying to connect airpods and my other pair of headphones to xps13 ubuntu 18.04. My laptop can find bluetooth devices; however, I always get that not set up status. I tried setting it up by ...
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How to solve a scrolling misbehavior after doing Alt+Tab?

most of the time I do an Alt+Tab (switch windows), go from browser (chrome) to Visual Code and vice versa, mouse scrolling misbehaves, it jumps to somewhere in the page, either way down the current ...
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Unable to upload any file from any browser Ubuntu 18.04

I'm new to Ubuntu therefore I don't know if this issue is already resolved or not. I'm unable to upload any file in any browser. When I did speed test with okla downloading is 10 Mbps but uploading is ...
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OpenSSL error: error:0906D06C:PEM routines:PEM_read_bio:no start line

After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 my phpmyadmin showing the below massege continuously. ERROR: OpenSSL error: error:0906D06C:PEM routines:PEM_read_bio:no start line System was fully OK ...
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How to remove individual calendars from Gnome Calendar in Bionic Beaver

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04.1 from 16.04. I noticed that there are several (around 12) calendars associated with my Google Calendar account. I would like to disable most but not all of them. How ...
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How to take a screenshot with the Night Light tint on Ubuntu 18.04

When you take a screenshot on Ubuntu 18.04 (using Gnome Screenshot), the yellow tint from the Night Light is removed from the output screenshot image. I would like the output screenshot image to ...
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Odd network icon

ubuntu 18.04, gnome shell 3.28.2 Recently at times in the status bar area at the top right of the desktop I have been seeing a strange icon for the wired network connection: the top and bottom left "...
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Very high Xorg memory usage with Ubuntu 18.04

I'm having a memory leak issue with Xorg and it's taking up huge portions on my memory. Right now, it's up to 41.2% of memory and I haven't even been using the computer that much. This is some output ...
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Gnome extensions give me error when updating

I update my GNOME extensions under this URL with the Chrome plugin Every time I log back into Ubuntu 18.04 I get a notification, saying that there are updates for my GNOME extensions. But when I ...
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Google Drive Sync

I would like to sync my files with Drive as described in the answer here. Following those steps, I always get the message: "Login expired. Log in to activate account" just after a successful login ...
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bluetooth not working ubuntu 18.04

I have a similar problem to the one reported in this thread., but I'm running Bionic Beaver My machine is a Dell XPS 13. Wifi is working fine. In settings -> Bluetooth, I'm told No bluetooth found,...
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How to change Nautilus shortcuts keys in Ubuntu 18.04?

Changing ~/.config/nautilus/accels doesn't seem to have any effect. I tried to change some existings shortcuts and set one for "Open in terminal". Similar question: Can't set custom accels in 17....
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Bluetooth mouse on Ubuntu 18.04

After updating from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 my Bluetooth mouse MUST be reconnected everytime my computer locks or reboots. It always connects, but doesn't stay connected when I lock the computer or ...
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Laptop won't wake after updating to 18.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. Since the upgrade, my laptop sometimes won't wake up after being suspended (usually after it has been suspended for longer). When I open the lid, no lights go on. ...
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Access terminal from login screen on Ubuntu 18.04

I would like to open the terminal from the login screen. In previous Ubuntu releases I just used Ctrl+Alt+F1. However, when I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 in 18.04, nothing happens, the login screen just stays ...
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Now with Gnome in Ubuntu 18.04 how to Integrate wine systray with real one

I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I installed wine and a couple of wine applications. Now when a wine windows program attempts to make a systray icon, a new window appears: How can I ...
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USB ports stops working after a while in 18.04

My USB ports stops working after a few minutes from boot and also after wake up. i am using 18.04 LTS this problem was also in 17.10. i have two 2.0 and one 3.0 in my hp 15-notebook . When I enter ...
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How to exclude directories from search and “Recent” in Ubuntu 18.04?

There used to be a "Privacy" setting in previous versions of Ubuntu which allowed to exclude specified folders and applications from search and "Recent". Is there that kind of option in Ubuntu 18.04, ...
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X server on Kubuntu 18.04 crashes if NIS/NFS user is logged in

I updated a machine to Kubuntu 18.04 by a complete reinstall. We still have user management using NFS/NIS. Packages are installed, users can log in. I have one local user dhlocal (userid: 1000) with ...
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Installing chrome-gnome-shell for Firefox snap

After a fresh install of 18.04, I've installed the Firefox snap rather than the APT package. Now I'm trying to tweak GNOME extensions at https://extensions.gnome.org/local/, and it's showing me: ...
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Where does the Ubuntu 18.04 Dock look for apps and app icons?

Snap apps that I've installed do not appear in my Dock. I'm trying to find the environment variables I need to set to fix this. I read that the Dock uses XDG_DATA_DIRS env var to source the apps ...
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end Kernel panic - not syncing error when trying to install Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my system, but whenever I select Install Ubuntu it gives me the photo below. The computer currently has Ubuntu 16.04 on it, but that was to make sure the computer ...
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suspend - Computer hard shutdown when suspending

I've seen this question has already posted but I still couldn't find any answers. So basically, when I close my laptops lid and reopen it, instead of showing the lockscreen it boots up from the ...
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PlayOnLinux not detecting FreeType fonts - ubuntu 18.04

Just started with PlayOnLinux - Tried to install few apps and every time I get some sort of variation of this: 10/11/18 12:16:38 - [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-1.6.2 /home/callmebob/Downloads/...
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Gno-Menu appears multiple times (Ubuntu 18.04)

I have GNOME Tweaks installed on Ubuntu 18.04 and I use the Gno-Menu (version 3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1). When I first boot up, I see one Menu button in the lower left, as it should be. After some ...
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Connection Timeout when connecting to Bluetooth LE devices

I have a problem connecting to Bluetooth LE devices on my Dell XPS 13" 9360. It worked fine before, but suddenly connecting to a device always fails with connection timeout. I've tested with 10+ ...
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Fresh Install Ubuntu 18.04. USB Storage Devices are not recognized

Recently installed 18.04 on a fresh hard drive. Everything seems to work, including usb keyboard/mouse, but not usb storage devices. The usb storage devices (I've tried three different ones) all work ...
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In Ubuntu 18.04 (GNOME desktop), a .deskotp application launcher pointing to a script doesn't run said script

Well for Unity/Ubuntu 16.04 I added a custom script to the quick launch menu by added a *.desktop file inside ~/.local/share/applications/ With content as: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Terminal=...
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Latest libinput on ubuntu

Coming mostly from Fedora and Archlinux I used to have the latest libinput available in a reasonable time. Currently, on ubuntu 18.04 I do not see how can I have the latest libinput e.g. 1.12 at the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Hangs after screen Lock

Ubuntu 18.04 Hangs once it is kept in locked screen for a while (approximately 1 hour).It can be noticed when you are working on any text editor, After every save action the system hangs for few ...
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When restating I briefly see a black window with all of the text I have typed

Does anyone know what this is? It makes me fear that there is a key logger on my system. I am using Ubuntu 18.4 and it is fully up to date. It seems like a security concern because I have been able ...
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Autologin on Ubuntu 18.04 Cinnamon

I cannot find how to set autologin from 18.04 Cinnamon Although there are several threads on this subject, none so far match what I have. I do not have lightDM. I do not have any button at top right ...
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Change screen resolution using the terminal (command line) in Wayland - Ubuntu 18.04

In X, you could use xrandr, but for Wayland / Ubuntu 18.04, that command doesn't work. Is there a simple one line command to change the screen display resolution in Wayland / Ubuntu 18.04?
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Ubuntu 18.04 videos freezing locally and online

I am using ubuntu 18.04 and the videos I play locally(in vlc) and online(youtube) freezes for about 2 seconds often. I have also dual booted windows 10 and in windows it plays normally. Please note:...
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Ubuntu 18.04 frequent crashing and instability

my installation of Ubuntu 18.04 has been working fine for a few weeks but in the last two days has become unstable and crashes frequently, typically within minutes/an hour after startup. I have to do ...
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computer freezes

Sometimes my computer freezes while using Ubuntu. But it works fine when I use Windows 10. I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04 with dual booting Windows 10. My system specs are: 2.41GHz Intel Pentium ...
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VPN disconnect - do not stop internet

By default (I guess) Ubuntu cuts my internet connection whenever I disconnect a VPN, which is nice unless you don't want it, and have to reconnect (stop and start) your connection every time. How can ...
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18.04 Per Monitor HiDPI Scaling?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 on my rMBP (2800x1800). I need the scaling on the built-in monitor to be 2x, but I also have a 1080p monitor that needs to be set to 1x. Currently I have to choose one or the ...