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 can I move from Xubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 18.04 final beta came out a few days back. Ubuntu 18.04 will be released soon and I have recently upgraded RAM on my computer. I previously had less RAM so I started using Xubuntu, but now I ...
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Will I have to re-install ubuntu when 18.04 is officially released? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a new laptop, and I decided to take the plunge and get Ubuntu 18.04, despite it still being in beta. While there have been a few minor quirks here and there, for the most part it'...
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Use Arc Theme shell for lock screen even after login

I want to use the Arc theme across the board in Gnome. So I currently am using the arc shell theme for the users shell. It works fine, except when I lock my computer. I fixed the initial login by ...
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Surface Pro 4 won't wake up on Ubuntu 18.04

I use Ubuntu 18.04 on my Surface Pro 4. I have a problem with the sleep mode. When my Surface Pro goes to sleep, I can't wake it up with the keyboard, mouse or power button. I need to use hard ...
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How does Ubuntu 18.04 “support emojis”?

What does it mean Ubuntu 18.04 will "support colored emojis"?
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Ubuntu 18.04 (beta) - Cannot connect to wifi / internet [closed]

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 16 to Ubuntu 18. And since I restarted my machine, I am not able to connect to the internet. And this seems to be a very popular issue, because I am reading and applying ...
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No internet after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

After the upgrade I noticed that I don't have internet access. The wired network and the wifi settings looked good, but it didn't work. After the login the system always switched itself into airplane ...
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Set CPU governor to performance in 18.04

I'm trying to set the CPU governor to performance in 18.04, the problem is that it never survives reboots. I've tried following these steps in an answer to this question How to set "Performance&...
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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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Should I upgrade all the applications with Ubuntu's reinstall/upgrade?

This should be an easy question but since it is my first experience with this I thought I'll be better off asking some questions: Is upgrading Ubuntu the exact same as reinstalling the new version. I ...
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How could I use the Curve 25519 with gpg2 under 16.04?

I want to use the elliptic curve 25519 with gpg2. I use gpg2 2.1.11. I read that it could use the Curve25519. But I couldn't choose it. I think the problem is, that my gpg2 uses the older version of ...
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Is this a bug in the 'file systems' of 'gnome-system monitor' ? shows so many drives while i have just two [duplicate]

i dont know what a 'squash' is, is this a new feature or a bug? should i report this?
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Trying to locally share a folder between Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

I am trying to share a folder between Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu 18.04, but it doesn't work. I am trying to setup a folder to share called gravity-spy onto my U17.10 and I want to do it as simply as ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in X.Org - Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

I've recently done a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04. Everything works fine except that when I log in using Ubuntu in the login dropdown menu (which is using X.Org) my mouse and keyboard are not working ...
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Bionic Beaver Distribution for Mac 64-bit PowerPC

Will there be a Bionic Beaver Desktop distribution for the Mac G5 64-bit PowerPC? I have been unable to get 16.04 to work.
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Annoying switching from a keyboard layout to another

I am experiencing a bug. I am using Ubuntu GNOME 17.10 18.04 (see edit below), currently under Wayland (but the bug was already there a few years ago, under Xorg). I have got two keyboard layouts ...
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Installing 18.04 Kernel on 16.04?

How can I install the latest Ubuntu kernel on Ubuntu 16.04? I have found a method to install the GENERIC kernel, but that's not what I want. I know this is probably a question people will call me an ...
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Will the gnome-classic session be available in Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

With Ubuntu 18.04, I know that there will be the default Ubuntu GNOME session, and that you'll be able to install a separate GNOME session which will take away the Ubuntu shell customizations. Will ...
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Unable to open Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04 Development Branch. Suddenly today Firefox stopped working. royal:~$ firefox Failed to connect to Mir: Failed to connect to server socket: No such file or ...
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GDM Xorg launching behavior on 16.04 vs 18.04

I'm testing out Ubuntu 18.04 in preparation for it's launch to make sure certain software and configuration will still work on it when I upgrade, and i've noticed a discrepency in how GDM spawns GNOME/...
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Discrepancy with the output of `ls -al` and `getfacl`

I have run the following script to set permissions into /etc/nginx #!/usr/bin/env bash sudo chown -R root:root /etc/nginx sudo chmod -R 0750 /etc/nginx sudo setfacl -Rbk -m g:hugo:rwx /etc/nginx ...
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Snap, Spotify, suddenly missing? [closed]

I installed spotify from snap yesterday. I typed: snap install spotify. I then listened to a few songs and shut down my PC. Today, I tried to start spotify again but i get the message: execl failed:...
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How to upgrade ubuntu from 14.04 to 18.04? [duplicate]

The last week of next month ubuntu will most likely release 18.04 LTS. Now my system is 14.04 and next month I want to upgrade it to 18.04. Can I directly upgrade my system from 14.04 to 18.04 or I ...
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Will Ubuntu 18.04 be LTS or not? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 Beta 1 on virtual machine and I was a little surprised when I checked the kernel version - it's 4.15.0-10-generic. Kernel 4.14 is LTS, but kernel 4.15 is non-LTS I'm new ...
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How to remove overlay-scrollbars in Ubuntu 17.10 and 18.04?

Since 17.10 solutions working in previous versions don't work anymore (E.g. N0rberts option 2 ("Remove overlay-scrollbar stuff") in Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar" ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have been running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in 4 partitions. Partition 1 Boot Partition 2 System Partition 3 Home Partition 4 Swap I have a boot-able DVD. Question? How can I reinstall the boot and ...
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How to make Intel wi-fi signal stronger in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 or 18.04?

For some reason I don't know, my wifi signal is very weak in Linux but is ok in Windows. The speed doesn't seem to be the issue, but something related with the strength of the wifi signal itself. I am ...
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How to use Wayland in Gnome Flashback

I would like to use Wayland in Gnome Flashback. My operating system is Ubuntu 18.04. It's possible to configure Metacity to use Wayland? If not, it's possible to configure Gnome Flashback to use ...
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Where to download Ubuntu 18.04 Beta 1? [duplicate]

Where can I download Ubuntu 18.04 Beta 1 ? Is it the daily build from today ?
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how to install hplip 3.17.11?

I found myself with problems of my printer install under ubuntu 17.10 with hplip-3.17.7, which is included standard in 17.10 my printer didn't need an hplip update, but hp advices hplip-3.17.11 as ...
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17.10 - ASUS T103 with ASUS Pen rotated input by 90 degrees

I install and Ubuntu 17.10 and later 18.04 on a ASUS Transformer mini T103. From the beginning the boot screen is rotated by 90 degrees ccw off like it is described in this post. The login screen has ...
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Why is there a question mark on the LAN icon in Gnome panel?

I have a very normal ethernet adapter. After upgrading to 17.10, and therefore now using Gnome instead of unity, the network has a question mark on a grey network icon. Why’s that?
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18.04: Why both Xorg and Xwayland?

In bionic, why are both Xwayland and Xorg running? As far as I understand Xwayland's job is to allow x11 apps running under wayland. So this means there's two X11 servers running, Xorg as :0 and ...
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Is 18.04 already somewhat safe for installing? [closed]

So, thing is, I'm running 17.10 and since I'll be very busy in the following year and won't have time for upgrades and installs, I thought about installing 18.04 right away. I'm asking this now, ...
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How do I report things I find wrong with Ubuntu 18.04? [closed]

Ubuntu 18.04 is different with Gnome 3 but that is okay :) I made 3 partitions on my 240Gb SSD, 110Gb for my beloved Ubuntu 16.04 and another 110Gb for my new Ubuntu 18.04 and a 20Gb SWAP (that I ...
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Why does Ubuntu 18.04 come with rustc 1.18? [closed]

I'm aware of the fact that Ubuntu 18.04 isn't released yet and things can change. However, all versions < 18.04 provide rustc 1.21 whereas 18.04 comes with 1.18 which already is quite old (recent ...
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Cannot update to 18.04 on DualBoot - “EFI System Partition (ESP) not usable”

I am trying to upgrade to 18.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade -d, but it exits the installation with the message: Calculating the changes EFI System Partition (ESP) not usable Your EFI System ...
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Chrome thinks that it is Hangouts (and now Postman??)

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and am having a persistent, obnoxious problem with Chrome and Hangouts. If I attach a Chrome shortcut to the launcher and/or search for Chrome, it insists that it is ...
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When will GCC be updated in 16.04 and 18.04? [duplicate]

The current version of supported GCC on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS is 5.4 version and the latest GCC version is already at 7.0. So can we expect a newer version of GCC in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?
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Access to *.doc was denied | Libreoffice 5.4.5.1 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 17.10 as my daily driver. I have created a separate partition like home for storage /data of ext4 type. Today, i updated my system using apt dist-upgrade. It also updated ...
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KDE application icon not displayed in Ubuntu

Some icons are missing from a KDE application (Okular) in Ubuntu. How could this be fixed? Opening okular from terminal shows: android@android:~$ okular Invalid Context= "Apps" line for icon theme: ...
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How to sort files in Nautilus by multiple attributes?

Is it possible to sort files in Nautilus by multiple attributes (e.g. first by type and second by name) globally? I.e. can I do this without having to first click on one column and on another one ...
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Upgrading pre-release version of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

I wanted to test a number of ideas and programs as early as possible on Ubuntu 18.04 server in preparation for a possible upgrade of a number of systems from Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS. My question is ...
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Key mapping under XWayland (like earlier with xbindkeys )

I use a mouse, a 3D-mouse and a keyboard with a lot of extra keys which are mapped via xbindkeys under Ubuntu Gnome 17.04. Now the support of 17.04 is run out and I was forced to switch over to Ubuntu ...
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Inconsistent Trackpad Movement [duplicate]

After a recent update to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS my trackpad's movements have been inconsistent. I turned the acceleration to zero through the xset command, but the problem still occurs. I duel ...
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gdebi installer exits without installing the .deb file in 17.10

I have gdebi set as the default application to install .deb files. This way, I can just double-click on a .deb file and the gdebi installer will do the rest. It seems that since 17.10, or one of its ...
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How to disable BIOS update feature in Ubuntu 17.10/18.04?

I'm trying to disable the BIOS/firmware update, I had a bad experience with the automated process, I rather do it manually. It bricked my computer, motherboard had to be replaced, luckly I had ...
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How to enable/add window borders in 17.10 & 18.04?

I have multiple terminal windows open with a black background and the black shadow on the black background is completely lost when they overlap. This is a problem for any windows with a black ...
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Navigating Window Menu via keyboard

Ubuntu 17.10 - clean install In older versions of Ubuntu (and in other operating systems, such as Windows), pressing Alt-Space opens the Window menu (the one that gives access to window options such ...
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How to uninstall Amazon app in 17.10, 18.04?

I do not particularly appreciate the Amazon logo reminding me to consume every time I open the app overview in Ubuntu 17.10 and later? Since previous questions have been related to the Amazon ...