Questions tagged [19.10]

Questions about 19.10 are off-topic on Ask Ubuntu. Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) was a non-LTS version released on October 17, 2019. It became End Of Life (EOL) on July 17, 2020.

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Cannot connect to old-release with apt-get [duplicate]

I'm running the following version of Ubuntu: admin@main-srv:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 19.10 Release: 19.10 Codename: ...
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Error while updating from 20.04 to 21.04 [duplicate]

I get the following during the setting up stage. Wifi is working fine. W:Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default. W:See apt-secure(8) manpage for ...
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Cannot upgrade Ubuntu 19.10 to the latest LTS [duplicate]

I need to update Ubuntu 19.10 to the latest LTS version. When I run sudo apt update it gives following output. Ign:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan-security InRelease Err:2 http://security....
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Remove eoan/19.10 repository on to a focal/20.04 System

It's just that i said in the title. I have an error, because i tried to install wine, and then, this happens: Hit:1 https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com stable InRelease Hit:2 ...
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How to upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04? [duplicate]

There are many similar questions: this one is about "why do the recommended answers not work in 2021" ? Based on many similar questions I ran the following: sudo apt-get update && ...
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Can I migrate from 19.10 to 20.10 Without re-installing? [duplicate]

I already reinstall, but i ask.My updates are not working. Now, i am backuping.
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3 packages that are not upgraded are preventing Ubuntu 19.10 from being upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04

I found instructions for the upgrade on Focal Release Notes, but when I follow them, they don't work. The steps I followed along with their outputs: You can upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS from either ...
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Upgrade Error: Ubuntu Server 19.10 to 20.04 - Raspberry

trying to upgrade from Ubuntu Server 19.10 (on raspberry) to 20.04 - at the end I get the following error: Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of ...
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upgrading to a LTS version

I have to install another Ubuntu OS version maybe 18.04 or any other long-term release. not able to work properly with the current version 19.10. The problem is I have created some VMs which are very ...
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Release Files not Found for Eoan security and eoan updates while on focal

So whenever I run sudo apt update I get the following output: Hit:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu eoan InRelease Hit:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan apt update error [closed]

This looks different from other reported problems because last week it was just ok. When running sudo apt update I get get this errors: Err:11 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan Release ...
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No release file for eoan on old-releases.ubuntu.com [closed]

There does not seem to be a "Release" file at http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/eoan/ I was wondering why apt was throwing me errors when I changed sources to "old-releases&...
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Ubuntu 20.04: Grub Menu Not Visible after Update from 19.10 [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 20.04 after updating from Ubuntu 19.10. After updating and restarting the computer, the screen is blank but I am still able to select the options from the menu so I know ...
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How to install GParted in Ubuntu 19.10 at the latest version (>1)? [closed]

When you install GParted in Ubuntu 19.10, it installs the old version 0.32.0-2. $ sudo apt-get install gparted Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information......
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getting 404 error trying to upgrade outdated 19.10 to 20.10 [duplicate]

404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.123 80] Err:22 http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan Release my file is using http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan Release but when I enter the link there is ...
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is upgrade ubunto 19.10 to 20.04 now not available on ubuntu 19.10? [duplicate]

is upgrade ubunto 19.10 to 20.04 now not available on ubuntu 19.10? I'm keep getting error when I'm doing sudo apt-get update -y 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80] Reading package lists... Done ...
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Mouse selection broken

I'm having a strange problem where the left mouse button doesn't work properly when dragging a window, selecting text, etc. It "releases" either immediately or after at most a couple of ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04

I have Matlab installed in the /bin directory of Ubuntu 19.10. If I upgrade to 20.04 will Matlab be erased?
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Graphical login as user who has no password [closed]

I'm using MATE desktop on 19.10. I've made a user who has no password, and I need to log in as them with a desktop (setting up WINE so they can play games.) When I just enter the username and press ...
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Why was gnome-desktop-item-edit removed?

I have read here that this utility for creating desktop launchers was removed starting in Ubuntu 19.10. I have Ubuntu 20.04, and I took the single-file program from a 18.10 install, and put it in /usr/...
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fancontrol in hp spectre x360

I recently bought an hp spectre x350 15t df100 ceo. In windows fan works correctly and device is cool all the time, but in ubuntu 19.10 fan start threshold is hi for full-metal laptop (last week I ...
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Can't update to 20.04 from 19.10 [duplicate]

So im rather new this whole linux stuff but i took a pc and installed 18.04 on it. after using that for a while i decided that i wanted a change in scenery so i upgraded to 19.10 since that was the ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04

I actually upgraded from 18.04 to 19.10 recently(just 2 weeks before) as it said that there is no new version. So I changed the "Notify me of a new Ubuntu version" settings to "For any ...
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Why am I getting "Authentication failed" while running do-release-upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04 LTS with configured squid-deb-proxy client?

I'm running squid-deb-proxy server in my local network. It works well for all package downloads while running all APT commands. It is configured for all possible known URLs of the mirrors including ...
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Prevent automount of USB HDD at login

This issue is particularly for logging in from the lock-screen, not startup. I have a USB hard-disk drive permanently connected to my PC. I want to leave it unmounted for the most part, only mounting ...
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Software updater freezes during update

My software Updater on ubuntu 19.10 freezes after reaching a certain point while installing updates. It has this update that's been asking permission for months now and every time I start it, it ...
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Is it safe to zpool upgrade my boot pool?

I have a home server that was originally installed with Ubuntu 14.04 and is currently running 19.10 (will eventually be upgraded to 20.04). All the filesystems, including the one that contains /boot, ...
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How do I know which NVIDIA driver I need?

I need to use NVIDIA drivers, and I used the nvidia-smi command to check which NVIDIA I have, but this was the output: Command 'nvidia-smi' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt install ...
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How should I change the permission?

Permission read only doesn't change even as root ubuntu 19.10 .I tried chmod again and again through terminal but nothing happen , I did a this ( ls -dl /media/balla/7EB6D19AB6D152EF drwxrwxrwx 1 ...
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How to hide the bar above the tabs in the Mozilla Firefox browser

As you can see, there's a bar above the tabs in the Mozilla Browser which gives redundant information. It happened when I updated some extensions but I don't know how to remove it.
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Ubuntu 20.04 taking too long to boot up

I have upgraded Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04 and since then, it is significantly taking a long time (about 2 minutes to boot up). Yet, systemd-analyze shows that it only took 1 minute to boot up: Startup ...
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External hard drive connected to amazon basics usb hub doesn't appear - Upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04

Today I uploaded ubuntu from 19.10 to 20.04. If I connect my hard drive directly to usb port, it works, instead if I connect it to amazon basics usb hub, it doesn't appear. How can i fix it? EDIT: I ...
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Highlighting keywords in Ubuntu search

I would like to see the keywords which I write in the search field of a folder highlighted in the results. Could you tell me if it is possible to set this option please?
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how to connect the Internet via Bluetooth?

Can I connect to the internet using Bluetooth? Ubuntu 19.10 I do not have a phone or any devices that uses Bluetooth.
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Laptop unable to start due to packaging failure

My dad started his laptop today but it wouldn't boot due to packaging error. He has Ubuntu 19.10 on his machine. Does anyone know how he can get his machine working again? I don't have enough ...
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Can't Update Brave Browser In Ubuntu 19.10

I tried asking this earlier, but my problem still persists. I'm running Brave Version 1.2.43 Chromium: 79.0.3945.130 (Official Build) (64-bit) on my 19.10 Ubuntu laptop. If I run sudo apt-get update I ...
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Ubuntu crashes after logging in and opening some applications

Everything went smooth until today . I am new to Ubuntu . I have been using Ubuntu 19.10 for 5 months. Let me explain my problem . I was using brave browser . For my online classes i wanted to record ...
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Uninstalling allegro 4.4 and installing 4.2 on ubuntu 19.10

I installed allegro 4.4.3 with the commands: sudo apt update sudo apt install liballegro4.4 liballegro4-dev allegro4-doc Can you tell me how to uninstall it please because i need the 4.2 version?
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Ubuntu 19.10 keeps stuck on loading screen

I have a ThinkPad T450 and installed Ubuntu 19.10 on it, along with a grub boot loader. Sometimes when I try to boot it, it keeps stuck on the loading screen, other times it works just fine. I already ...
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Auto resize icons in Ubuntu dock

I'm wondering if there is the possibility to auto resize the icons in the dock bar, e.g. if I open a lot of applications, I'd like to see all the icons in the dock bar without scrolling down with the ...
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Minimizing all windows by clicking on a random part of the desktop

I'd like to know if there is a way to minimize all windows by clicking on a random part of the desktop (if the desktop is not completely hidden by the windows).
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Why my ubuntu 19.10 took too long to boot [more than 10 minutes]?

Yesterday, when I turned on my pc, my ubuntu was taking too long to start more than 10 minutes. Tired of this i held the power key to turn it off and again restarted it. Again the same thing happened. ...
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Installing allegro 4.4 on ubuntu 19.10

I downloaded the repository of allegro 4.4 from here, but i have no idea how to install it on ubuntu. I looked for tutorials, but i didn't find them. Could you tell me how to install it please? Maybe ...
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Enter button and others write in other windows - Text editor

I opened multiple windows of text editor; when i press enter or when i press shift to insert a parenthesis, the output is not in the current window, but in another window. How can i fix it? Thank you ...
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Folders' preview passing with mouse on nautilus icon

I'd like to see the preview of the opened folders when i put the mouse on the nautilus icon without clicking on it. Is it possible? Thank you in advance.
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Adding compact view option to Nautilus on Ubuntu 19.10

I'm wondering if there is a way to add compact view option to nautilus on ubuntu 19.10. So far there are only two options (and nautilus doesn't even show their names). Thank you for your willingness.
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Unistalling wine 4.0.2 from ubuntu 19.10 [duplicate]

The command: wine --version tells me: wine-4.0.2 (Ubuntu 4.0.2-1). I tried to unistall it with the following commands, but they do not work. How can remote it? sudo apt autoremove wine-devel wine-...
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Update Error: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem

I've seen this error in the forums several times, but my issue comes when running the suggested command. When I run sudo apt-get install I get the error E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run '...
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Drag and drop file from desktop to a folder [duplicate]

I tried to drag and drop a file from desktop to an opened folder (not to the folder icon), but it doesn't work. How can i fix it? Thank you in advance.
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How can I minimise applications by clicking on its icon on dock? [duplicate]

Whenever I open a single folder and if I click on the Nautilus icon in the dock, it doesn't minimize it. Is there a way to do this?

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