Questions tagged [20.04]

Ubuntu 20.04, also known as Focal Fossa, is an LTS version released on 23rd April 2020. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2025. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific. Don't use this to file bugs!

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Is the “Final Release” a “Development Release”?

Update The official Release Notes appear to have been updated recently (as of writing this the last update appears to have taken place on 3rd of June) to include the following statement: The -d ...
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Basic desktop actions are not available on Ubuntu 20.04

In Ubuntu 20.04, on the desktop, there is a number of actions I wish I could do, such as, by order of importance : use keyboard shortcuts such as select all, copy / paste. use drag & drop with ...
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Fuzzy graphics after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04

I have recently upgraded Ubuntu 19.10 to latest LTS Ubuntu 20.04. After updating, I get serious artifacts on my screen. Every time I reboot (or log-in), my screen is fuzzy or scrambled (picture ...
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How to remove GNOME Shell from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to install other desktop environment from scratch?

I have just installed the final version of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS desktop system from ubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64.iso. After two days of testing I completely do not like its graphical interface - the GNOME ...
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My Applications are not showing after upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04

I did an upgrade today to the latest version of ubuntu. Everything looked good and fine only for me to discover that I cannot find my applications after clicking the 'Show Applications' icon. The same ...
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Has 'Ubuntu Software' been renamed to 'Snap Store'?

I updated Ubuntu last night (sudo apt get update && sudo apt get upgrade) and to my surprise this morning I didn't find the 'Ubuntu Software' app and there's a new entry called 'Snap Store' ...
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How do I change login screen theme or background in Ubuntu 20.04?

How can I change the Ubuntu 20.04 login screen theme or background? In the previous version 19.10, I can change it from the CSS file under Yaru theme but now there is no CSS file.
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20.04: internal speaker (Audio) is not working in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS after upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 lts from 18.04 lts. After reboot audio is not working. I tried to reinstall pulseaudio and alsa but still not working. sudo apt-get install --reinstall alsa-base ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 graphics driver problem [duplicate]

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04, and now I have a problem with my graphics rendering (strange squares on background and font problems). I use the i915 driver. Graphics card: Skylake GT2 HD ...
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Ubuntu+1 Super-key not opening application overview on secondary keyboard layouts [duplicate]

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04 my super-key is no longer opening the activities overview when the keyboard layout is set to the secondary layout. At first I thought it may have to do with the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Network Performance Extremely Slow

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 on one of the Dell XPS 13 machines, and the network performance is abhorrent. Internet speed is very fast from a google speed test (>300Mb/s for both upload ...
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Cannot use del key to delete files on desktop in 20.04

I just did a clean install of 20.04 and I noticed that no key shortcuts for files manipulation work when my focus in on Desktop (not in Nautilus). When I have copied a file to clipboard, I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 does not recognize second monitor

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 20.04 and it is not recognizing my second monitor I have already executed the following commands (I believe that only these worked in version 19.10): sudo apt update &...
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Ubuntu 20.04 black screen after installing, no booting

I´ve just installed 20.04 on my laptop, replacing 19.10. The USB installer process worked perfectly, but after rebooting, I´m getting a black screen right after the grub, with no text, and selecting ...
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IdeaPad 5 15are05 - elan touchpad not working on 20.04 nor on 18.04

I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 15are05 yesterday and installed Ubuntu 20.04 on it. Problem is, the touchpad doesn't work. I've also tried 18.04 and even Debian 10, but the only OS it works on is Windows....
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Selected line's contents aren't readable in GEdit while using dark theme on Ubuntu 20.04

I am unable to see what I type in the Gedit editor using dark theme. This is due to the default setting of highlighting the current line.
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Ubuntu Software not loading properly

In my freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu Software is not loading properly. It is loading only Editor's Picks but nothing else. Installed tab is empty and search is not working as well. My ...
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Disable Ubuntu 20.04 disk checkup every boot?

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 persistent on my usb. Every time boot, it starts disk checkup. I have to press Ctrl + C every time. I want to disable it permanently. And also for each shutdown it says press ...
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Looking for qt-at-spi for ubuntu 20.04

Package packettracer is referring to Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3. My OS is Ubuntu 20.04. I installed packettracer, but the package requires a qt-at-spi package that I could not find in the Ubuntu 20.04 ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Very slow

I have just upgraded to 20.04 without any issues, however, Gnome is painfully slow 2second delay with every action, apps take an age to open, terminal takes 2 sec to scroll through the history one ...
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Power Off button is gone on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop and I noticed that I no longer have the Power Off button but rather a menu that I need to click on and then I need to click on Power Off... and then ...
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Remove Gnome Notifications or set Permanent Do not Disturb

I am trying to remove the popup notifications completely from Gnome. The notifications I mention are this: I do not wish to see ANY notification at all from any app. Mainly because of 2 things: ...
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Ubuntu Software gets into a transparent background

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04. Recently I've deleted some default icons from /usr/share/icons folder. I don't know if it's related, but, since then, my Ubuntu Software gets into a transparent background. ...
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How do I make the Super key open the activities overview in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I've upgraded two laptops to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. On one of them pressing Super (aka the Windows Logo key) opens the Activities overview. On the other one it doesn't, and I have to use Super+S, or Alt+...
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Gnome Tweak Tool is no longer allowing to move the Gnome Application Menu out of the Top Bar on Ubuntu 20.04

Using GNOME Tweak Tool to disable the 'Application Menu' option in the 'Top Bar' section (reference: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/06/tweal-tool-gnome-application-menu-top-bar) is no more working ...
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20.04 - How to change the size and appearance of desktop icons and the way they are handled?

I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to its newest LTS version - 20.04. While it comes with some interesting changes, the Desktop icon system was messed up in my opinion. When you hover the mouse ...
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Will I lose the already installed applications if I upgrade from ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04

I spent a lot of time installing several extensions and third-party applications from the software centre in ubuntu to customize the look and feel of the os. Also, I have a lot of Softwares installed ...
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Slower download speed compared to Windows on Ubuntu 20.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and I am facing a pretty big issue. My download speeds are really low compared to the Windows 10 that I have installed on dual-boot setup. This is the speed I'm ...
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Can't use Wi-Fi in Ubuntu 20.04

My laptop is Lenovo Legion Y530 (i7 8th - 16GB ram - GTX1050). I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 for it and I was had a trouble with Wi-Fi. When I turn on Ubuntu, Wi-Fi doesn't found any modem. I tried: ...
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Super key not working in Ubuntu 20.04

I just updated to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and my super key has lost its main functionality. Previously in Ubuntu 18.04LTS, I was able to click the super key and the applications drawer would show. Now it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 bluetooth not working

I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 and bluetooth is not working for me. But it works in a live session if I boot that from USB. Can anyone help me please? systemctl | grep -i blue output: sys-devices-...
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intel-microcode 3.20200609.0ubuntu0.20.04.0 update crashes computer. Unable to boot [closed]

I have a Lenovo Yoga 710-11ISK laptop. After installing intel-microcode 3.20200609.0ubuntu0.20.04.0, my computer freezes and will no longer boot. I was able to boot when I selected a different kernel ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Can’t log in after upgrade

I installed 20.04 (upgraded from 18.04) and cannot log in at all. I’ve tried changing my password using recovery mode, installing lightdm, and using Ctrl-Alt-F3. Strangely, when using Ctrl-Alt-F3, I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 no sound out of Bluetooth headphones

This is on a machine I upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 a few days ago. No issues at all getting sound to play out of headphones on 18.04. The headphones are paired with Bluetooth. I unpaired and ...
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Kept back upgrade of fwupd

What's wrong now with fwupd? It was OK since May 1st, 2020 on newly installed Ubuntu 20.04 The following packages have been kept back: fwupd 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not ...
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Ubuntu Software doesn't open in Ubuntu 20.04

If i click on Ubuntu Software, it doesn't open. I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04. I tried try to upgrade all packages, but it doesn't fix this problem. If I try to run killall software-center ...
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Disk space suddenly used up for no apparent reason in 20.04

I went to bed last night with about 180gb of unused space on my SSD and when I woke up got an error that my root drive was out of space. After I restarted I couldn't boot back into Ubuntu until I ...
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Install printer Canon MP280 on ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to install my Canon MP280 printer to my recently upgraded Ubuntu focal 20.04. This printer worked out-of-the-box with Ubuntu 18.04 on same hardware (HP Folio 1040), so I am surprised to ...
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apt install “*” method in Ubuntu 20.04 does not work [duplicate]

I was trying to install all python packages using sudo apt install python3*, but it gave me this error: newtron@newtron:~$ sudo apt install python3* Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Install Adwaita shell theme on Ubuntu 20.04?

I know this question is already asked but was for Ubuntu 18.10. I have found this question but when i tried to find /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.cssi didn't find anything. so this method ...
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Install Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa with RAID 1 on two devices

I would like to install Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa on a machine with two hard disks using RAID 1. Unfortunately it seems this doesn't work. If I use the "Create Software RAID (md)" option and select ...
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How can I upgrade Ubuntu from 19.10 to 20.04 without losing packages?

When I upgraded from 18.10 to 19.04, and again when I upgraded from 19.04 to 19.10, I had to manually reinstall all of the packages I installed through dpkg, apt, etc. (I do not recall the precise ...
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Two Software Updater in 20.04

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04. But I am able to see two 'Software Updater'. May i know why there are two Software Updater ? How to remove duplicate one ?
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Laptop can't use Wi-Fi in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I have a big problem. I'm a beginner Ubuntu user. My laptop is a Lenovo Legion Y530 (Intel Core i7 8th Gen - 16 GB RAM - NVIDIA GTX1050). I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on it, and I had a problem with ...
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When is CUDA gonna be released for Ubuntu 20.04?

So 20.04 got released two days ago, but when is CUDA for 20.04 gonna be released? Is Nvidia usually following up quickly?
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Can't acces NAS anymore after upgrading to 20.04

Today I did a clean install of the new Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. Since then I can no longer mount folders on my NAS, which was possible on 18.04 and on Windows. It's exactly the same issue as this ...
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Install MySQL 5.7 on Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to install MySQL 5.7 on a fresh Ubuntu 20.04 installation. I followed Kulfy's steps in this post to install MySQL 5.7 on Ubuntu 20.04. I was able to install mysql-client, but not mysql-...
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qt4 / libqt4-* in Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu 20.04 dropped qt4 and all libqt4-* dependencies in its official repos. My knowledge about version conflict and install-breaking actions is limited, so before any unthoughtful action is taken, I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - how to set lower SSL security level?

I'd like to ask if there's a way to lower SSL security level to 1 on Ubuntu 20.04, since I'm receiving: 141A318A:SSL routines:tls_process_ske_dhe:dh key too small when trying to curl the website. ...
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Intel AX201 detected as AC9462. WIFI connectivity problems

After a fresh ubuntu 20.04 install I'm seeing lower than usual wifi speeds. My laptop is an Acer A515-54g equipped with a WIFI 6 Intel AX201 card, but the system reports it as a AC9462 and seems to ...

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