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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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Opening an IDE with write, delete & read permissions?

Just installed Ubuntu 18.10 and I have realized that when trying to open VS code and save a file it will throw a permission denied error. It also does this when trying to delete files, not only write ...
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backup with Dèja Dup and Duplicity returns an error

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 and the backup tool Dèja Dup It returns the following error: File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 453, in <lambda> vol_num: put(tdp, dest_filename, vol_num), File "/usr/bin/...
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How to fix broken dropdown menu of HPLIP tray icon in Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS?

I have installed Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1 LTS with all updates. Here I have installed HPLIP GUI with sudo apt install hplip-gui Then I after reboot I have hp-systray in the tray (indicator applet), but ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 18.10 UEFI not booting - cannot install

Neither live CD nor USB image does boot in UEFI on my system. Black screen, that is all, no grub-efi does show up. So, not even coming close to the point to install or reinstall. With 18.04 UEFI ist ...
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CopyQ is not shown on system tray

I have installed CopyQ, but when I launch it, I can't see it on the system tray. (the process is running). Is anyone familiar with it?
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Ubuntu 18.10 installation freezes on Acer Nitro 5

first time posting. I have a new Acer Nitro 5 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.10 on it. I disabled secure boot, tried nomodeset and it still didn't work. I got it to install adding acpi=0, but ...
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How to download source of the latest stable Ubuntu's kernel via Apt?

So far I did the following: I've commented out deb-src lines in /etc/apt/sources.list (related post). Run sudo apt-get update. Now I'm trying to obtain the current kernel sources as Ubuntu's wiki ...
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Problem with two 4k monitors connected via DisplayPort on Lenovo ThinkPad t470p

I have Lenovo ThinkPad t470p with docking station Lenovo ThinkPad Ultra Dock 170W 40A20170EU. This docking station has 2x DisplayPort 1.2. I connected two 4k monitors (LG 27UK850-W) via DisplayPorts. ...
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VLC configuration file on Ubuntu 18.10 when installed with snap

I have installed vlc with snap on Ubuntu 18.10, and the result of my search on the internet says that the configuration file for vlc should be located in ~/.config/vlc, but for me, there's no such ...
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How to install WineASIO on Ubuntu 18.10?

Previous answers to this question incorporated the KXStudio ppa to install the wine-asio driver. However, according to the KXStudio website: NOTE: The KXStudio project is currently on a break, ...
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How do we specify the quality of Sound Juicer copied CD tracks?

In Sound Juicer's Preferences the user can specify with which filetype to copy the CD data, but how do you specify the desired bit rate, i.e. audio quality?
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Switch from i3 to i3-gaps - cannot launch i3-gaps

I use Ubuntu 18.10. I installed i3 before, but I wanted i3-gaps now. So I uninstalled it. sudo apt purge i3* sudo apt autoremove This however did not remove the i3 option from the login screen (the ...
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Wifi became KO on Ubuntu 18.10

My WiFi stopped working after apt upgrade. No WiFi section appears in the network properties panel. Here is the result of sudo lspci -v for my WiFi: 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor ...
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dpkg: error processing package mysql-server (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

I am getting the following errors when I install mysql-sever. lubuntu@lubuntu:~$ sudo apt install mysql-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information......
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ProtonMail bridge installation for a newbie

Just installed Ubuntu 18.10 two weeks a go and it's my first Linux distro. Everything's working fine and I want to start playing with the terminal. So I want to install this still in beta ProtonMail ...
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System crashing, how to tell why?

I have a pretty standard hardware set up, Asrock TaiChi mb, 16G ram, NVidia 1050, couple hard disks. Running Ubuntu 18.10 with standard everything. While still on 18.04 the system started crashing, ...
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“Started bpfilter” while booting after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10

I upgraded my ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10 and after restarting the laptop, it stuck on "Started bpfilter" and doesn't display the login screen. I followed the steps in this solution, I tried uncommenting #...
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GLIBCXX_3.4.20 not defined in file libstdc++6.so.6 - ubuntu 18.10

I upgraded my ubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10 and after restarting the laptop, it gets stuck in "started bpfilter" before the login screen. I'm following this answer to solve this problem, but I can't ...
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Is there an issue with dkms and kernels greater than 4.17?

I am using Xubuntu 18.10 64bit and was trying to get a new higher speed usb wifi adapter working. I assumed the more modern a kernel the better chance of the adapter being supported without having to ...
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how to do I install cuda on 18.10,

I have a lenovo T540p thinkpad, with an NVIDIA GK208M [GeForce GT 730M], I tried to install cuda tool-kit version 10, but the install script says I have the wrong compiler. It doesnt specify the ...
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gdm3 display manager hangs after booting with Ubuntu 18.10

I want to use gdm3 but unfortunately, it does not work. After booting it just completely hangs. boot process stopped after Started GNOME Display Manager It just does not do anything. Installing ...
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Choppy video playback framerate in chrome and offline video players

I just bought a new laptop Asus laptop with Nvidia 940mx gpu and installed the latest ubuntu 18.10 and the latest drivers. But the video playback on Youtube and any video player is very stuttering, ...
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After upgrading to 18.10 why are files/nautilus bookmark icons in the sidebar traced in brown?

Can anyone tell me why in 18.10, using gnome under xorg,there is a brown colour around the bookmarks in nautilus? It's only the bookmark icons, other sidebar icons are fine. It also doesn't matter ...
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Kernel Version Number for release [duplicate]

I need to know the kernel version for a Linux VM I am trying to create into which I will be installing Ubuntu 18.10.
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No E-Mail Notification Thunderbird in Dock

I have Ubuntu 18.10 and if I get a new E-mail from Thunderbird the red notifier on Dock (button) is not visible. Have somebody an idea what happens?
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I have 3 nic on my 18.10, but only 2 can run

I have 3 nic on my new installation of 18.10 But only two can be activated. when I activated the third, the second is automtically de-activated. Generally when I activate any other nic after the ...
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Installing firebird 2.5 on ubuntu 18.10

I want to install firebird 2.5 server on ubuntu 18.10 I followed this installing firebird 2.5, but got stuck in sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mapopa it says error E: The repository 'http://ppa....
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Tactile Computer, Ubuntu 18.10

I have a PiPoX12 touch device, sometimes the touch function is blocked and I have to restart the computer. Is there some solution to load/reload the driver? regards
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Ubuntu version 18.10 JavaFX

load the Ubuntu version 18.10 but I can not run a JavaFx program, what I can do in version 18.04. Do I have to do something extra?
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Ubuntu boots to tty instead of desktop after upgrade to 18.10 [duplicate]

Today I upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 18.10 and something strange happened. When I fire up the laptop it automatically enters the tty1 interface. Then I need to enter a command to go to ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 won't boot with Nvidia driver (works only with open source driver)

I've tried the 390 (which is recommended), 340 and 410. and both lead to the same result: (sorry for blurry photo) Ubuntu does not boot with those Nvidia Drivers. I managed to get rid of the ...
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On Ubuntu 18.10 clicking of dock icon do not hide the window away. How to fix it? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 and clicking on an icon of any window (while it's open) do not "minimize" the widow. On Ubuntu Budgie and 16.4, it worked pretty much fine. Was it removed?
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WiFi clips out after 4.19.6 kernel

WiFi used to work fine on 4.19.1 but after upgrading my kernel it stops working after a while. I've tried a few things that do not work: sudo service NetworkManager restart sudo service network-...
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How to change volume controls from [Fn]+[F1]-[F3] to [Fn]+[↑] and [↓]?

How can I change my keyboard layout to: change volume controls from Fn+F1-F3 to Fn+↑ and ↓? make Fn+← and → change to the previous and next track for music respectively?
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How Do I Change The Time Out Settings?

I like to use my laptop frequently on my father's Television when he's at work to watch something over the Internet like Crunchyroll, and when I wash the Dishes I like to listen to music on Spotify ...
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How to switch to Console/tty in Ubuntu 18.10?

I need to exit GUI / MATE and go to the terminal to remove/install the nouveau/nvidia graphics driver. How can I do this in Ubuntu 18.10, Ctrl+Alt+F1...F6 does not work (complete black screen), ...
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Touchpad malfunction in Lubuntu 18.10

I recently installed Lubuntu on an Asus Notebook. Neither touchpad tap nor touchpad scrolling worked at the start. I was able to correct the tap problem by editing the 00-keyboard.conf file in /etc/...
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18.10 doesn't recognize my display while 18.04 did

I have an Ubuntu Desktop 18.10 with a 4.18.0-13-generic kernel. I also have a VGA compatible controller RV770 [Radeon HD 4850] whose display is UNCLAIMED. The display is the unrecognized and the ...
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Using grun in the apt-get package for ANTLR

I have installed a couple of apt-get packages for ANTLR instead of following the instructions on the homepage as I prefer to use a package manager of some kind whenever possible. In particular I have ...
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Is there a way to lock/unlock your screen with a USB in Ubuntu 18?

I've seen programs like Pam and Cuttlefish, but both of them are so outdated that I'm unable to install them on my OS. I was wondering if there's a new program that will add a 2 factor authentication ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 wifi instability [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 18.10. Great experience except for the wi-fi instability. It works, but it goes down very frequently, shutting down the wifi on all machines connected to it. I am using Ubuntu ...
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Have tried everything. No HDMI sound on Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10. HDMI not detected under aplay -l [duplicate]

I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.10 from 18.04 to see if that would help me get audio on my tv through HDMI. I've tried pulseaudio, alsamixer, upgrading drivers, upgrading kernel(don't know if that would make ...
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How to fix? Sound Juicer […] Cannot access CD: The name :1.36 was not provided by any .service files

I copied a CD's tracks to an external hard drive after inputting the info into the musicbrainz database. Inserting the second disc of this 5-CD set, I encounter the error as shown in the screenshot: ...
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How do I copy CD to my Android cellphone using Lubuntu 18.10?

How do I copy an audio CD to my Android 8.1.0 cellphone using Lubuntu 18.10?
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K3b “Unable to load KCDDB configuration module” lubuntu 18.10

I'm trying to copy CD tracks to my computer to put on my Android cellphone in lubuntu 18.10 i386 using default software. I couldn't figure out VLC (which wasn't properly playing the CD) so I opened ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 touchpad scroll on Asus L406M Notebook

At first tapping did not work but I was able to fix that with an edit to the 00-keyboard.conf file in /etc/X11. However, touchpad scrolling is still dead and I find no specific fix, though presumably ...
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Dell Wireless Keyboard and Mouse - Intermittent Freezing

Issue Wireless mouse and keyboard, works for a little bit, then starts freezing intermittently, to the point of becoming unusable. It works without a problem in OSX. Tried putting new batteries on ...
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Install Broadcom wireless drivers on Ubuntu 18.10 “without internet” [duplicate]

I have a desktop with an Asus Z170-Deluxe motherboard, which has onboard Wifi, and I'm trying to be able to use that to connect to the internet on Ubuntu 18.10. First I thought it might be a good ...
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Touchpad not working ubuntu 18.10

I am having a lenovo ideapad ryzen 5 laptop. I have instaled ubuntu 18.10 in it. I have encountered a problem with touchpad and wifi. Wifi problem is resolved with some research and work. But touchpad ...
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Laptop refusing to suspend

When I suspend my laptop, a Dell XPS 13 9370, it wakes up again after a second. Even when I close the lid, which also triggers the suspend-procedure, I can see the screen lighting up at the edges. I'm ...