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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App indicator icons too small after update to Ubuntu 20.04

After updating to Ubuntu 20.04, app indicators became very small, and now when an app like Telegram has notifications, they are just overlapping the whole icon. Is there a way to adjust this manually? ...
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Ubuntu 20.04, on-screen keyboard not showing when using touchscreen on LENOVO YOGA 500

Well, the title says it. I have a Lenovo yoga 500, recently updated to 20.04. When I was on 19.10, the keyboard used to show automatically when I touch a textbox. However, now it won't open, unless I ...
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Mostly unable to boot when [ ***] A start job is running for… FOREVER!

A mostly clean install of Ubuntu 20.04 occasionally boots quickly and flawlessly, but almost always hangs during boot. Sometimes it will boot 1 out of 3 times, other times I reboot 10+ times, spending ...
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Enable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 on Ubuntu 20.04

I have recently reinstalled my server to Ubuntu 20.04. A support call came in and after a few days, I managed to notice that TLS v1.0 and v1.1 were not being provided by my web server, nginx. The ...
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Can't physically turn-off built in display

TLDR; Is it possible to physically turn off a built in display for a laptop so a docking station could utilise all available display outs. I am struggling to physically turn-off a laptops built in ...
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How do I fix poor performance in Matlab with an AMD R5 M330 GPU?

I've just upgraded to ubuntu 20.04 from 19.10. The "problem" is while checking that the programs that I use daily are working, I find that Matlab gives me this error javax.media.opengl....
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20.04 restart frozen gnome

With fresh-installed 20.04 sometimes I get almost completely frozen GUI. Almost completely -- I mean I can not do Alt+F2 and r. And while the mouse pointer still moves, the system does not respond to ...
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4 pin jack not detecting microphone on Ubuntu

Please do not mark this as a duplicate as no posted solution has resolved this issue. Issue: My machine (Asus GL502VM) is only able to detect an output device but no input device from my headset (...
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Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly freezes

Once or twice a day Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly freezes. No network (can't ssh into it anymore) graphics remain frozen no usb (so no keyboard, no mouse) no bluetooth (no mouse) Audio repeats 0,5 seconds ...
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What is wrong with new upgrade

Recently i upgraded to Ubuntu20.04 Kernel: 5.4.0-26-generic This is the error msgs i get at every startup: [ 0.852002 ] Initramfs unpacking failed: Decoding failed [ 1.034932 ] integrity: Problem ...
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find recursive (with ffprobe) all low quality videos (240p and 480p)

How to find recursive (with ffprobe) all low quality videos (example 240p and 480p)? I prefer a command line solution. Before there was iPhone and clones, I recorded already videos. They seem to have ...
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Enable Sticky Edges Ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and i can't find any way to enable Sticky Edges, what i want is for the cursor to briefly stop on the edge before crossing over to the second monitor i don't know ...
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What does, “gis ”f38498f8-1663-4f2d-b17c-e50aefa2c1c9 @!0,0;BDH“ is ready” means? Ever since I upgraded to 20.04, I am seeing this message

Whenever I boot 20.04, I see this window for like a few seconds. I wonder what it is? It disappears after some time. Sometimes this window closes itself last longer than expected; up to like 30 ...
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Keyboard not working on desktop in Ubuntu 20.04

Since upgrading to LTS 20.04 I noticed that the keyboard does not work in the desktop. Except for the desktop, the keyword is working perfectly. For example, I cannot open a file by clicking it (with ...
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Deskop shows green dots and skip some letter after upgrading from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04

after upgrading from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04, software looks working fine, but main desktop gnome screen is showing me this green lines, also gedit text icon in dock has some buggy look and some chars ...
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Snap Store does not show categories [Ubuntu 20.04]

I upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04 and when I open Snap Store it does not show Categories of apps nor all the installed apps in the distro (reinstalling the snap store did not correct the issue)...
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Shortcuts like alt + tab and super + L removed?

I upgraded to 20.04 yesterday (from 18.04 LTS) When switching applications I was used to Alt + Tab to open the application switcher, but that doesn't work anymore (though Super + Tab still works) I ...
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20.04 No Bluetooth found - rfkill won't list bluetooth but /init.d/bluetooth status shows its running

Issue: I'm running a dual boot installation of Ubuntu 20.04 in a HP SPECTRE 360. It has an Intel Wireless-AC 9462My wireless card that drives both WiFi and Bluetooth included. The problem is that ...
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Set Maximized Maximum Window Size

Is there a way to set the maximum allowed size for maximized windows? Let me explain, I wish that the maximized windows do not cover the entire desktop, but I can set a margin or area to leave a part ...
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How do I enable emoji button in vanilla GNOME keyboard?

On login screen, the keyboard looks like But in user session, the emoji key is missing Interestingly, emoji key is absent from Ubuntu GNOME too. I'm using vanilla GNOME on Ubuntu 20.04.
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cryptsetup: waiting for encrypted source device /swapfile, fstab empty

On the bootscreen I get the message: cryptsetup: waiting for encrypted source device /swapfile... which then leaves me hanging for about 2 minutes followed by Initramfs unpacking failed: Decoding ...
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Flatpak viber doesnot run on wayland

android@inspi:~$ flatpak run com.viber.Viber QSocketNotifier: Can only be used with threads started with QThread sh: xdg-mime: command not found Flatpak viber doesnot run in wayland on 20.04.
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Dragging from Gnome's Google Drive broken

Dragging from Gnome's Google Drive to firefox creates reference to extensionless temporary file. Copying works correctly. Is there a solution to this? Ubuntu 20.04
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Laptop brightness issue in ubuntu 20.04

I am unable to reduce Laptop brightness in Ubuntu 20.04 after upgrading. Installed brightness-controller to adjust brightness but still unable to adjust the brightness. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Ubuntu live USB full install

I've recently been trying to make a full install of Ubuntu boot from a USB, I followed instructions from here https://www.fosslinux.com/10212/how-to-install-a-complete-ubuntu-on-a-usb-flash-drive.htm ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 top bar text disappearing - system starts lagging a lot

I would like to know if anyone has a clue about what may be causing my top bar + sidebar text disappearing after longer uptime (few hours). System also becomes very laggy, display (except of cursor) ...
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Suddenly no more sound on Ubuntu 20.04

TL;DR I got the inspiration for the solution from the answer here: https://askubuntu.com/a/862896/39456, I found this question through the proposed solution by @laugeo: thanks for the hint with the ...
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Preview like sushi for Kubuntu

I'm installing a Kubuntu 20.04 LTS system on a notebook and searching for a fast previewer like gnome-sushi (more). Using this extension allows you to select a file in Nautilus, hit the spacebar and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 not work lock screen after update

I had Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I upgraded to 20.04. The lock screen to ask password after some time it was working perfectly. After the upgrade stopped working. I tried to go to Ubuntu settings and check ...
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20:04 upgrade has broken Printing/Scanning

I'm having issues with my Deskjet 2634 since updating to 20:04. Nothing prints or Scans Cable connected. If I delete all printers and re-insert USB cable it's immediately found but if I ctrl + P on a ...
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Need to Click Connect Multiple Times in Order to Connect Bluetooth 20.04

I am able to successfully pair and connect to Bluetooth devices, but when I connect my headphones to my phone and then attempt to reconnect back to my computer, it initially fails. This is the switch ...
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Unable to boot official Vagrant boxes for 20.04

I am trying to use the official ubuntu/focal64 Vagrant box to run some new VMs. I have tried with versions v20200518.0.0 and v20200522.0.0 (the newest as of my testing). I am using Vagrant 2.2.9 and I ...
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Bluetooth Stops Working After Some Time, Reboot Fixes It - for Some Time

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on an older laptop that used to run Windows. When running Windows Bluetooth was stable. On Ubuntu 20.04 Bluetooth powers off after using the laptop for some time. ...
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Pairing Apple AirPods Pro as headset on Ubuntu 20.04

On my Lenovo ThinkPad P1 and Ubbuntu 20.04, after paring my Apple AirPods Pro, it is detected as Headhpones: Airpods Pro pairing details Thus, no microphone is reported as an input for Sound settings: ...
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Bluetooth not found/working Ubuntu 20.04 Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174

The problem I'm experiencing is that the wifi is working as intended, however bluetooth is simply not working or is not identifiable. I searched around, tried disabling things in bios (MOBO strix z370)...
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Second monitor not detected, brightness not working… with Nvidia (GTX 1660ti) and Ubuntu 20.04 (kernel 5.4.0)

I've just bough a new Asus laptop (Ryzen 7 4800h, Nvidia GTX 1660ti), and I'm running into several graphic issues with Linux. As described in the title, so far, the issues are that the second screen ...
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Laptop randomly freeze due to graphics

I recently installed ubuntu 20.04 and I've had a few problems and most of them are resolved but the graphics drivers are really hard to fix. I have a HP spectre x360 15" with nvidia 1050ti max-q and ...
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Thinkpad L460 freeze on startup

i have a thinkpad L460 plugged in with an usb3 Targus dockstation with dual boot installed (UBUNTU 20.04 / Windows 10). Bios is up to date Version R08ET65W (1.39 ) When i boot the laptop for first ...
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Shift+Ctrl not working

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04, I have noticed any shortcut involving both Shift and Ctrl does not work if I Shift before Ctrl. In other words, Shift+Ctrl+T does not work but Ctrl+Shift+T works. This ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 wifi not working on Mac

I used ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 and they were able to work with wifi after following below guides: Ubuntu 20.04 Ethernet and WiFi not working Ubuntu 20.04 lts wifi not working at all rtl8812au[...
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No sound - pulseaudio - Ubuntu 20.04 (but sound with pulseaudio uninstalled)

I recently upgraded from 14.04 all the way up to 20.04 (on a Dell Latitude E7470) and after resolving a few minor issues there is one with the sound and pulseaudio that is beyond me. I write more ...
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stropts.h install for Ubuntu 20.01

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and am trying to compile my pintOS project and it says stropts.h not found and I have researched a bit that it only works on Ubuntu 18.04. Someone share a way to ...
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Ubuntu Software is not working at all in Ubuntu 20.04

I got an fresh installation of Ubuntu 20.04, but Software Center can't find any application when asked and instead only shows a grey background in the app. I tried to install some software using the ...
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Issues with Bluetooth Mouse in Ubuntu 20.04

I've got a Logitech V270 bluetooth mouse that has worked fine in the past with previous versions of Ubuntu (and other flavours of Linux, and [even] Windows). However, when I've paired it with my HP ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 desktop icons keep moving

My Desktop icons keep toggling between these two types of arrangement (image attached): I can't really tell what triggers the toggle. It seems like the first type occurs after logging in, and then it ...
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HDMI audio output option not detcted in Ubuntu 20.04

Since upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 the HDMI audio output option is not available. The option is not there in the sound settings GUI and in the pulseaudio volume control all profiles show as (unplugged)...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Intel RST…)

I'm a long time lurker; first time poster. I just purchased a Dell Precision 7730 laptop with an Intel Core i7-8850H processor and PC601 NVMe SK hynix 512 GB SSD. The BIOS version is Dell Inc 1.12.1,...
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Ubuntu 20.04 zsys snapshot management unclear

I have been looking for any useful documentation for zsys. In particular. I'd like to know if there is a policy for removing old snapshots and if there is a way to tweak it. I'd like to know ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 not booting - dark screen

I had 18.04 and upgraded to 20.04. At first dual boot. After installing, it showed a list of errors and never initiated the system. I went back to 18.04, everything was ok. Installed again, but this ...
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Three monitor setup failes after upgrade to 20.04

EDIT No backup, no mercy. I reinstalled the whole system, wiping the installation. No difference. It seems that this problem is either specific to my setup, or related to Ubuntu 20.04. ORIGINAL ...

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