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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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I Killed do realease upgrade , how to resume upgrade

I started the upgrade a couple of minutes ago(18.04->18.10). The upgrader stuck when it said "snap install gnome-3.1" something like that. I signal SIGTERM to the upgrader and now I can not find a way ...
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Lock screen curtain in Ubuntu 18.10 won't open

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10, the lock screen curtain does not respond to any input. As I understand, it should be possible to swipe up with the mouse, press Space, Esc, Enter or just start typing ...
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Ubuntu installation fails

Trying to install Ubuntu on this PC: ASUS Z77 Sabertooth Intel Core i7-3770 32GB RAM Image: ubuntu-18.10-desktop-amd64 Created boot USB on Windows using Rufus 3.3.1400.Tried [GPT/UEFI] and [MBR/...
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No GUI after Kubuntu 18.10 upgrade from 18.04 LTS

Summary I updated my (MSI GP72) laptop running Kubuntu 18.04 to 18.10, using sudo do-release-upgrade. The upgrade completed successfully and the system was restarted. Now the GUI doesn't show up. ...
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Errors after update Lubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

Today, I updated my Lubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 with the command: sudo do-release-upgrade After some time I received message that the upgrade was successfully completed. After rebooting, I can see a ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 panel position error (Openbox margins)

Noob here with Lubuntu 18.10. I set up a desktop with two panels - one at the lower display edge with several widgets and another at the upper display edge with just a Task Manager widget. All works ...
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18.10 won't bring up desktop; can ssh into it and run lightdm [duplicate]

I upgraded to 18.10 from 18.04 using do-release-upgrade. The upgrade was successful, but on rebooting, the system seems to freeze after the Plymouth splash screen and systemd (OK/FAIL) status output, ...
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Have ran tasksel to remove some stuff on fresh 18.10, got “update-initramfs: failed for…” error

Have ran tasksel to remove some unneeded stuff on fresh Ubuntu 18.10 VM and got the following errors: $ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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SparkleShare: any luck with Ubuntu 18.10?

Any SparkleShare users out there? I need your thoughts. SS has worked great for 5 years, but not any more. I started an issue on the Sparkle Share Git hub (https://github.com/hbons/SparkleShare/issues/...
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18.10 can't delete obsolete supercatalog file

18.04 - 18.10 upgrade had problems with being unable to rename /var/lib/sgml-base/supercatalog. I was able to get it out of the way by removing the sgml-base package with Synaptic (which also removed ...
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Install Ubuntu on Alienware 15 R4 [duplicate]

How to install Ubuntu 18.10 on an Alienware 15? I've encountered an error with the touchpad not working, and the noveau graphics driver being insufficient for Steam.
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How to return the menus to Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 18.10

In 18.10 / GNOME 3.30.1 Rhythmbox 3.4.2 now has this UI (same when maximised) many menus and controls are absent, I don't have a pre-upgrade screenshot from 18.04 / <= GNOME 3.30.1 but this one ...
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Arduino and Ubuntu 18.10: java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError

On freshly installed Ubuntu 18.10 Arduino installed from official repositories can't start with error Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError at processing.app....
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How to install Unity desktop on 18.10? [duplicate]

I want to use Unity desktop environment on my modern Ubuntu 18.10 instead of GNOME Shell. Which package should I install?
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Sound Gone from 18.10

Upgraded yesterday to the latest version of Ubuntu via commandline. No problem during the install, it restarted and I had sound and everything is fine. However, since this morning, all my sound has ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 crashes system when trying to play a game

Ever since I updated from 18.04 to 18.10, I'm no longer able to play a game like Heroes of Newerth. As soon as the game start after the picking phase, my system completely shuts off/reboots. Testing ...
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dpkg: error processing package sendmail-base

I upgraded to 18.10. Now I have a problem with apt. It seems to be a problem with the sendmail-base package: sudo apt autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 delivers ugly fonts [closed]

Fonts are blurry and ugly almost everywhere except Gnome : google chrome, intellij idea etc. Ubuntu 18.10 ships with: libcairo 1.15.12 libfreetype 2.8.1 fontconfig 2.13 fontconfig-config 2.13 I ...
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Is 18.04.1 compatible with my Gemini Lake laptop?

I'm getting a Lenovo V130-15IGM 81HL002VGE with a N5000 Gemini Lake SoC. I'm inclined to go with LTS but does 18.04.1 come with a new enough version of MESA? Also do you think I should go with 18.10 ...
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Keyboard becomes unresponsive on 18.10

I faced this issue in both Google Chrome and Firefox on 18.10. When I was trying on forums like this, suddenly keystrokes make no difference. Nothing gets typed. Even refreshing the page is not ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 GUI Issue [duplicate]

Please suggest me fixes for how can I hide the botton bar and merge it into side one? I want both left and bottom bars into one single unit and make it appear at bottom. Dash to Dock is not working ...
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No home screen after installing software in Ubuntu Software

I think this is a bug. When I install an app through Ubuntu Software and then try to go back to the Home screen of Ubuntu Software the app is stuck at the screen where software installed notification ...
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Repository list after upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

All my repository list is unchecked after upgrading. Is it safe to check them again so I can use the same or I have to remove them and add them again? Also I don't know which to keep or remove.
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No sound after installing Ubuntu 18.10 on a Hp Chromebook 14 (KIP)

I really want to install Ubuntu 18.10 on my Hp Chromebook 14, everything is working fine and smoothly but the audio. There is no audio and can't find a solution. I'll really appreciate any help. ...
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How can I recover from an interrupted upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10

After waiting several minutes (and believing my machine had stopped) during the 18.04-to-18.10 upgrade process, I hard-booted my machine. Ugh. Upon restart, the gui fails to display fully... Forcing ...
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How to install default gnome 3.30 on Ubuntu? Gear Icon seems missing in Login Screen

So I installed gnome-session, but I can't select it, since the Gear Icon in the Login screen of Ubuntu 18.10 is missing... Anyone knows a solution to this? Thanks! https://www.gnome.org/getting-gnome/...
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Ubuntu 18.10: How do I get the old icons back

Ubuntu 18.10 added in new icons and a new GTK theme. However I prefer the old icons and GTK theme. Is it possible to get the icons and ambience theme from Ubuntu 18.04 into 18.10?
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Ubuntu 18.10 freezes after login

I had Ubuntu 18.04 installed on my Lenovo IdeaPad 720s (Intel Core i5-8250U CPU) and everything was working fine. Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.10 and now, I'm having a problem where it keeps freezing ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 lines around notifications [closed]

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10 I started getting these lines around pop up notifications: Any idea what's causing this?
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18.10 Getting “Package sgml-base is not configured yet.” when running apt-get -f install as root

Upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 failed because of sgml-base dependency error, but was able to continue I tried re-installing sgml-base 1.29 with Synaptic It just returns E: Internal Error, No file name ...
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VMware Workstation Ubuntu 18.10 Full Screen Problem

I upgraded my VMware Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10. After the upgrade it was working fine until I shutdown and restarted the VM, and now it won't display in full screen. I followed by installing a fresh copy ...
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Lenovo X1 Yoga 3rd Gen Issues After Suspend

After a suspend event my TrackPad/Mousepad, trackpoint and the keyboard stop working. Otherwise Ubuntu runs great. I am running Ubuntu 18.10, but the problem persists from 18.04. In fact I was ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 clean. Programs not starting

18.10 clean fresh install. After setup all, some of the programs won't start. An example is atom.io. I click on icon nothing happens. I try to run in a terminal with sudo and this is output in a ...
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Unable to connect to MTP device

I'm unable to connect to my Redmi Note 5 Pro, I'm on MIUI 10. However I'm able to connect to other devices (One Plus 3T). I tried installing gmtp as suggested here, also tried to change the cable. I ...
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psensor not working after upgrade to 18.10

After upgrading from 18.04 to 18.10 psensor no longer works. If I start it from the command line, I get: (process:24460): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: 14:39:07.587: g_application_get_is_remote: assertion '...
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Can't install Ubuntu 18.10 on XPS 15 - EFI\BOOT\mmx.64 not found

I tried to install Ubuntu 18.10 on my XPS 15 9570 earlier. Everything was working fine until I got to the partition selection part of the installation. That's when the installer crashed and I had to ...
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Startup to tty after upgrade to 18.10 - how can I get to my desktop without having to run startx? [duplicate]

After upgrading to 18.10 I get to a tty screen after start up. I can login and run startx, and then everything works ok. But how do I get directly to graphical interface on startup? That's what I ...
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Login Loop After Upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10

Symptoms Using GNOME desktop on 18.04 for a while now and everything has been working well. Upgraded to 18.10 yesterday and now stuck in a login loop. I can solve the problem temporarily by CTRL + ...
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Can't create custom Desktop file in Ubuntu 18.10

I created a custom desktop file and placed it in ~/.local/share/applications but it doesn't appear when I show all applications, I then tried to put it in /usr/share/applications to no avail. I can ...
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JabRef error on launch

I have just upgraded to 18.10. I was using JabRef, installed through Apt. Now, JabRef won't launch. When I try to launch it from the command line I get this error: Error occurred during ...
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Can't install Ubuntu - usbhid 1-6:1.0: couldn't find an input interrupt endpoint

I have a custom built laptop (seemed like a good idea at the time)(only has widows drivers) and have been running into issues installing Ubuntu. I'm almost 100% sure it's the tocuhpad. I've ...
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New upgraded Ubuntu 18.10 boots to blank screen (nvidia graphics card)

After the upgrade, the system boots to a blank screen. Cntrl+Alt+F1/F2 doesn't do anything ... but the system is running, I can ssh to it, and ALT+PrtScr+B will trigger a reboot. Doing an SSH the ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 frequently crashing

My Ubuntu 18.10 (also happens on 18.04) PC is always crashing since I have an NVidia GPU. When I play CSGO it crashes after 2 to 4 minutes playing. Also when I am just using Firefox or something else ...
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unable to login again after screen lock- also gnome hangs if able to login

I'm unable to log in again after the screen gets locked. I've to press ctrl + alt + F4 to login and then finally the login screen appears. though after logging in for 10 mins. gnome starts behaving ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Slack not working

I've updated to Ubuntu 18.10 yesterday. Now I can't find a version of Slack which isn't crashing. Tried the version from snap and also the download from the site. Has someone found a working version?
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how do i get the ubuntu communitheme in ubuntu budge

i don't like the stock icons that come with Ubuntu budge can install the communitheme form Ubuntu 18.10 i am running Ubuntu budge 18.10
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18.10 frozen after installing on an Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro

Here are the specifications of my laptop: Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro (i7-8550U) Laptop Review Processor: Intel Core i7-8550U Graphics adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 - 2048 MB Memory: 16GB DDR4-2400 ...
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Fingerprint not working in 18.10

I've dell 3648. I upgraded from 18.4.1 to 18.10 and the fingerprint doesn't work at all though I'm successfully able to register my fingerprints but not able to use it to log in. I'm still using my ...
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Desktop is visible after suspend

After upgrade to Ubuntu 18.10 I have noticed a strange behavior. When I close the lid on my notebook, it goes in to suspend, as expected. But, when I am returning from suspend the desktop is visible, ...
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Using dnsmasq broke dig and more

I am trying to set up dnsmasq as an address resolver on an Ubuntu 18.10. So far I disabled systemd-resolved as the default resolver and brought dnsmasq in. Running netstat -tulpn shows the following: ...