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Questions tagged [18.10]

Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) was released on 18 October 2018 and is supported till July 2019.

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One core goes to 100% usage and activate fan on Ubuntu 18.10,

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu 18.10 with this Notebook, and despite is not a serious problem I noticed that often the fan turn on for ~3 sec. then turn off for ~5 sec. and then turn on ...
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Is there a driver issue for Photosmart C4500 on Ubuntu 18.10?

I have an old Photosmart C4500 and I would like to print a pdf from Ubuntu 18.10, yet it seems there is a problem with the driver as far as it seems to be stuck processing : I already tried to delete ...
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Touchscreen unresponsive after reboot

Sometime in the last 3 days, I rebooted my laptop and found my touchscreen was no longer working. I Don't think the kernel has been updated, which means there's either a hardware problem, a recent ...
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Open folder in vscode - path bar is not showing correctly

I have recently upgraded Ubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10 and when I try and open a new folder in vscode, the open folder window doesn't show the path as it should. It still lets me click on the folder ...
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Use Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome shell in 18.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.10 and wasn't really a fan of the UI changes. I've already reverted the icons and window style using Gnome Tweaks. Now I want to do the same for the shell, but I don't ...
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Vagrant fails install on Ubuntu 18.10

When trying to install vagrant on ubuntu 18.10 I get: $ sudo apt install vagrant Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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How to remove KDE leftovers without breaking anything

I made the mistake to install KDE Plasma to check it out after being unsatisfied with gnome. Finally I found Cinnamon was more to my liking. So that's what I'm using now. My question is how to remove ...
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VS Code takes very long to open

If is use code . in terminal or just open vs code from menu, it is taking almost 15 to 20 seconds to open. I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 in Ideapad 100 with i3 5005u 8GB ram and SAMSUNG 850 evo 250GB ssd.
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mssql-server: Depends on libjemalloc1 which is a virtual package and is not provided by any available package

I'm trying to install SQL Server 2017 on Ubuntu 18.10 and encountering an error that libjemalloc1 isnt available. I've seen another answer that says that libjemalloc1 should be in universe for 18.04, ...
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Boot delay after upgrading Ubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10

I have just updated from 18.04 to 18.10, and I faced a blank screen problem. Then I used the nouveau.modeset=0 kernel boot option to boot. Now my laptop is not booting as fast as it did in 18.04, and ...
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system printing service not available ubuntu 18.10

I have a problem with the system printing service: My usb printer used to work just fine, and then I tried to a setup print-server - the whole system hanged up, and after reboot, no matter what I do, ...
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Thinkpad - Trackpoint configuration on 18.10+?

I have a new Lenovo x280 and am trying to configure the trackpoint following tips that worked on older machines/installs. However, the command: find /sys/devices/platform/i8042 -name name | xargs ...
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Boot taking minutes following upgrade to 18.10

Following the upgrade to 18.10, my laptop is taking about 3 minutes to boot up, previously it was about 15 seconds. The boot screen appears with the message "cryptsetup waiting for encrypted device / ...
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Make ShellScript run with custom CLI command [duplicate]

I have a shell script i use frequently to manually clear the dentries, inodes and page cache in my RAM: ramflush.sh #!/bin/bash echo " ██▀███ ▄▄▄ ███▄ ▄███▓ " echo "▓██ ▒ ██▒▒████▄ ▓██▒▀█...
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Slow Fresh Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu (Cosmic Cuttlefish 18.10) into a fresh (empty) 1TB disk drive, and man... I can't even login into the user, typing takes some time to refresh on the screen, and ...
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Black screen after tilt

I'm new to all this Ubuntu thing(Linux), I've downloaded and made a bootable USB of both 18.04 and 18.10. Installed them both on my laptop ( HP MEN 17-an0xx). But I've having issues with both versions,...
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How can I get BIG-IP Edge vpn for Ubuntu 18.10? Or can I use any alterantive?

How can I get/install BIG-IP Edge vpn for Ubuntu 18.10? Or can I use any alterantive?
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Volume is going down to 0 in 18.10 after reboot

I figured out that, if I turned off the computer with headphone plugged in and then take off the headphone and turn on the computer back on then the volume turned down to 0, but in other condition ...
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Populate xorg.conf from current config when using NVIDIA drivers

I'm finding my way a touch with Linux, but am an otherwise experienced developer. I am attempting to install the AIM touchscreen software for the screen on a HTPC I am building. The README file for ...
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Ubuntu installation hangs at choosing installation type on Asus F541UJ

I can't install Ubuntu. I followed all the steps correctly, downloaded Ubuntu, copied the ISO file to a USB stick using Rufus. The installation starts by letting me choose the language and the ...
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Media keys stop working after wake from sleep

I use chrome to listen to music via Google Play Music. And I can use the media keys (play, next, etc) on my keyboard. But whenever I wake the laptop from sleep those keys stop working (ubuntu displays ...
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Changing the Background Template in Dialog GUI Menus

I am working with the Dialog menu System for my bash scripts and I am wondering if it was possible to change the background color from the default blue, to either a custom image of my choice, or at ...
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On Ubuntu 18.10 Wacom Intuos4 OLEDs are mismatched with keys

After using Wacom prefs in Ubuntu preferences menu and binding keys names should be shown on OLEDs posit to them. There is is wheel key name (that don't have OLED and should be viable) on first OLED,...
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Grub preffered Resolution (Commands not working)

So i'd like to change my grub resolution since it seems as if it wouldn't use my screens whole 1920x1080. Therefore i tried to get the supported resolutions using videoinfo, but it literally shows ...
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Wi-Fi does not work on Ubuntu 18.10

I installed Ubuntu 18.10 on my laptop that had Windows 10 installed, but for some reason after installing Ubuntu the wifi connection stopped working. I only have access to the internet via wired ...
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Gnome crashes after resuming from idle screensaver or suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 with Gnome. Sometimes, all two or three days, Gnome crashes after resuming from idle screensaver or suspend. I manually have to press "Strg + Alt + F1" and login again to be ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) with libgimp3.0

I'm getting the above error when I try and update my system. I have tried to sudo dpkg --configure -a as well as sudo apt install -f gimp, sudo apt remove gimp and sudo apt purge gimp. I even tried ...
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Increase animation speed in Cosmic Cuttlefish

Is it possible to increase animation speed for window transitions in Cosmic Cuttlefish? Edit: Is it possible to set a maximum duration for the transition effects?
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Can't dual boot Ubuntu: Error 15:(http://grub4dos.chenall.net/e/15) File not found

Dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.10. Used UUI and Rufus, neither worked. Is there any possible way to fix that? I can't find any answer to this question on the web. Booting 'Boot ubuntu' (hd0,...
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Elantech - Touchpad not working after upgrading to 18.10 from 18.04 (ThinkPad L480)

When updating from 18.04 to 18.10 on a ThinkPad L480 the Elantech touchpad stopped working. This means it is not recognized at all. This problem occured after the first boot in 18.10 dmesg | grep -i ...
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Connected to WiFi but websites are not loading in Firefox (Ubuntu 18.10)

I recently installed some minor updates on my Ubuntu 18.10. Since then, I do not have internet access anymore. The wifi symbol in the top right corner indicates that I am connected to a wireless ...
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Dual Booting with Windows 10 - Ubuntu will see Windows 10 as FreeDOS during installation?

So, I bought a Lenovo Laptop (came preinstalled with FreeDOS) a while ago and installed Windows 10 on a partition I created (as I remember) - I don't remember anything about uninstalling FreeDOS or ...
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Recovery menu missing in 18.04LTS

I'm trying to drop a root shell for recovery, but after the reboot, I cannot see the recovery menu where I should select the "Drop root shell" option. After the secure-boot selection I just prompted ...
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MEGASync “permission denied” when trying to open (some) files

I have this problem in both Ubuntu Gnome and Cinammon but since I've now removed Gnome, I only have Cinammon to work with. The problem is this... I have set up MEGA to sync to a partition that is ...
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My Ubuntu terminal takes a long time to load!

I am using Ubuntu 18.10. When I open my terminal it takes approximately 10 seconds to load completely. Here is the video link to my problem.
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How to revert GDM to default Ubuntu 18.10 (to utilize new lock/login screens)

My question is pretty much summed up by the title. GNOME 3.30 touts a new lock/login screen, yet Ubuntu 18.10 lacks any changes to GDM. I was just wondering if there was a way to actually SEE and USE ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 with Nvidia 410: OpenCL not working anymore (clinfo: 0 platforms)

On Ubuntu 18.10 I've successfully installed the Nvidia-410 drivers and CUDA seems to be working okay. But OpenCL is not working (and I'm pretty sure it used to work before uprading to 18.10/410). $ ...
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Ubuntu 18 server console resolution problem

I don't use desktop, so no X-window is involved. How do I change resolution of text console? Things I tried: Setting in GRUB: by either video=, or GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX, it works - GRUB is ...
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Cannot rename files when uploading

Recently I have install Ubuntu 18.04 (Upgraded to 18.10) on my home laptop. Just trying to slowly leave windows. I work with Wordpress a lot, so lots of file uploading and renaming. One thing I ...
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Onscreen keyboard Ubuntu 18.10

The On Screen keyboard for Ubuntu 18.10 seems to be fixed at the bottom of the screen (unmovable). In some scenarios, I need to move the on screen keyboard (float) when I don't have a physical ...
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Do Ubuntu Qt5 maintainers know it ships with Vulkan disabled?

Ubuntu 18.10 ships with Qt 5.11 which should support Vulkan. If Qt5 gets built on a host that doesn't support Vulkan its support will get disabled, to fix this issue it has to be built on a host with ...
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Touchpad sensitivity in Ubuntu 18.10

Posting this question as none of the other solutions I found worked for my HP Envy x360. Touchpad is working but the sensitivity is way too high. I find myself doing micro movements with my finger ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 and MacBook Pro (12,1) issues

After an upgrade to 18.10 (from 18.04) I have the following issues: The laptop will not wakeup by opening the lid. (power button only) The keyboard backlight buttons are not controlling the backlight....
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VPN IPSEC PSK xl2tpd error

In Ubuntu 18.10, I'm trying to set-up a L2TP VPN connection with a WatchGuard server using PSK and Strongswan. I followed (with some customization) this guide https://github.com/hwdsl2/setup-ipsec-...
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Ubuntu system software freezes temporarily (18.10)

I'm running 18.10 on some very old hardware (Macbook 2007 black!). It seems to run fine, though it's just newly installed, so let's see. I have run into one problem: Ubuntu system software - e.g. ...
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Nautilus crash error after login. (18.10, 64 bit)

Every time I log into my Ryzen 3 HP Laptop, the "Report a problem" dialogue shows. The error message is as follows. Sorry, Ubuntu 18.10 has experienced an internal error. ▼ ExecutablePath /...
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Disable lock screen does not disable the slide up lock screen

Using the instructions in this thread I disabled the lock screen: Disabling Lock Screen 18.04 ...and the phone style slide-up lock screen is still enabled. It is not "locked". However, if I happen to ...
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Unable to run Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu 18.10?

I've just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 18.10 on my system. I installed all the updates via sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, and installed Chrome after that. Those are the only prior ...
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dealing with duplicate applications present after trying out Desktop Enironments

I have been trying a lot of desktop environments (the original installed one is ubuntu gnome distro) I've uninstalled KDE and a bunch of other desktop environments. Now I have a lot of duplicate ...
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Prevent restarting GNOME Shell from logging me out

Before upgrade to Ubuntu 18.10, Alt+F2 and then r would restart GNOME Shell but would not log out my user, which was nice as my applications would stay open. After the upgrade, gnome-shell --replace ...