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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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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ALT+TAB only appearing on primary display

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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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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Is there a better way to zoom in?

I'm looking for a better way to zoom in, rather than using the default accessibility zoom in option because it's really buggy. Is there a better alternative? Edit: Just to clarify, I'm talking about ...
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Update Gnome to latest 3.32 on Ubuntu 18.04 without upgrading Ubuntu

Title says it. How can I upgrade while staying on LTS ?
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How To Disable the “Window not responding” Dialog

When debugging UI programs, I see frequently the "Wait or force quit" Dialog. This is super annoying, since this dialog blocks basically everything. The whole graphical system is not usable anymore ...
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Install English Macintosh keyboard layout on Ubuntu 18.04

I have tried all suggested solutions for this on the web, but none of them work in Ubuntu 18.04. Need to remap my Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V to CMD + C and CMD + V, as well as tilde character.
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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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Bluetooth Issues in 18.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and after the recent upgrade to the final release on April 26, 2018, I found that my laptop (Dell Inspiron 1440) was unable to connect to my Bluetooth speakers using a ...
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How to integrate Gnome Contacts with Thunderbird?

I have contacts in Gnome Contacts and I want to integrate/sync them with Thunderbird. How do I integrate Gnome Contacts with Thunderbird? Note: Due to the replies received, I should mention that ...
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gnome-terminal hides ending characters of the current path's first row

I'm using Ubuntu-18.04.2's original ~/.bashrc file and I have done no changes in any original files. Do Ubuntu 18.04.2 users experience the problem I'm going to describe to you down below? Let me ...
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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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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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No Bluetooth Found - Plug in a dongle to use Bluetooth - Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I have an issue where my bluetooth randomly cuts out, like so: I have read some existing Ask Ubuntu posts on this issue. I followed this post: Bluetooth randomly cutting out in Ubuntu and ran sudo ...
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Window manager warning: Overwriting existing binding of keysym XXX with keysym XXX (keycode XX)

I performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my desktop that I've been using Ubuntu on since Ubuntu 11.04. As I'm setting everything back up and installing all of the 3rd party software I ...
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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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Loop in “failed to start Snappy Daemon”

I'm not really experienced with Ubuntu and do not have a clue what to do in the current situation. My system currently has two boot states: Does not boot at all. Going to different console by ctrl+...
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Brightness adjustment Fn keys stopped working in 18.04

I realize there are potential duplicates of my question. However, I have scoured different pages and nothing solved my problem. I have recently done a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 (had the previous ...
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build-essential is not installed by default in 18.04. How to install network drivers offline?

We have a serious problem with new installations on laptops that have only a wireless network device requiring some network drivers, like bcmwl-kernel-source. Many laptops don't have an Ethenet port ...
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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, phpmyadmin shows the below message: OpenSSL error: error:0906D06C:PEM routines:PEM_read_bio:no start line The system was fine before upgrading.
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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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Mixed DPI setting on multiple monitors - Ubuntu 18.04 - how?

I have been running Ubuntu 16.04 on my old Dell XPS 9530 with 4K screen, with an external regular DPI screen, and it has been almost OK. I can set scale individually on each screen - and set what ...
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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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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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Dual monitor using Intel graphics stopped to work on Ubuntu 18.04

I installed ubuntu 18.04 few days after the release. It was working fine until now. Now it is not detecting the external monitor. My system a Laptop MSI gs30 2m shadow without external dock: $ ...
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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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HDMI not connecting (18.04 LTS)

I have just upgraded to 18.04, and all of a sudden my HDMI is not connecting. xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 eDP-1 connected primary 1366x768+0+0 (...
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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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How to disable smooth scrolling

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and smooth scrolling is enabled everywhere. Is there a way to turn it off? From my experience in Debian, switching to libinput causes this exact-to-the-pixel scrolling behavior....
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Missing icons with Xfce on Ubuntu 18.04.2

I use Ubuntu with VNC connection from Windows. I see most of the icons as follows: System information: Linux vps568 4.15.0-52-generic #56-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 4 22:49:08 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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How to prevent notifications from grabbing focus in 18.04

I updated from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 last year, and the Gnome notifications are a nuisance. In 16.04 with Unity, notifications would not grab focus, they'd just appear as an overlay in the corner -- you ...
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Fibocom L850-GL installation on Ubuntu 18.04

I have a new gen 6 X1 carbon with a 4G connection. But, unfortunately, I could not install it in Ubuntu 18.04. I appreciate if anybody can help to install Fibocom L850-GL. PS: I want to use the 4G ...
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Is it possible to view the notifications' history on Ubuntu 18.04?

Is there a way to see/display notifications' history on Ubuntu 18.04? EDIT: I installed indicator-notifications following this answer but, contrary to what was told in the answer, You will find ...
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What causes “PKCS#7 signature not signed with a trusted key”

I installed the nvidia-driver-410 package from the graphics-drivers ppa. I could not boot, with the following message repeated a few times: PKCS#7 signature not signed with a trusted key It looked ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Input delay when using two keyboards under Ubuntu 18.04 (Xorg)

Ubuntu 18.04. Due to the ergonomics benefit, I use two bluetooth keyboards at the same time for the same local machine. Under Ubuntu Wayland environment, typing works perfectly. Key strokes appear at ...
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Activities corner keeps “re-enabling” itself

In Ubuntu 18.04, using Gnome Tweak tool there's a way to disable the Activities hot corner. I have a multi-monitor setup, so having this feature on is extremely annoying. Anyway... After a couple of ...
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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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wrong letter positioning and font in PDF form

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and filling out the SS-5 Social Security Administration form. However, some of the letters are wrongly positioned. Here's how it looks in Evince 3.28.2-1: Okular 1.3.3 (...
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Freezing after suspend, installing Nvidia driver worked on 16.04 but doesn't on 18.04

I found the same problem when I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but when I installed the Nvidia driver the problem was solved. But the same thing didn't work on 18.04 LTS I have installed the last ...
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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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Blank updates in Software Updater in 18.04

I have 18.04 installed, but just recently I noticed my updates are shown as blank and pre-downloaded even though I have configured updates as notifications only. I find this very odd and a little ...
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Sony Noise-Cancelling Headphones (WH-1000XM2/3) and bluetooth initial autoconnect

So I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on both my personal and work laptops and I am experiencing the same issue on both of them. I have Sony WH-1000XM3 noise cancelling headphones and they are paired, ...
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Weird top bar duplication

When I connect my HDMI along with my second monitor and built in display, I get this from my top bar, a weird two-row duplication. How do I get rid of it?
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Broken fonts for code formatting blocks in slack and chrome in Ubuntu 18.04

After I changed some fonts in tweaks-tool, in some programs (Slack, Chrome) font formatting for blocks of code became broken. I tried to restore defaults, but fonts in code blocks still ugly. How it ...