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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4 clicks to shut down Ubuntu - can we reduce this?

Ubuntu 20.04 has decided we need 4 clicks to shut down: Click top right of screen arrow-down Expand "power off/logout" panel Click "Power off" Confirm you want to power off by choosing power off vs ...
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How to install docker community on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

When I followed the community docks I came across the following issue: sudo add-apt-repository \ > "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu \ > $(lsb_release -cs) \ >...
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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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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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Slack suddenly stopped working on Ubuntu 20.04

I have been using Slack (Desktop App) for months now, without any problem. Today, for no apparent reason, the laptop (HP Envy) froze and since then Slack is not working anymore. It seems to try to ...
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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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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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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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Fractional Scaling does not work properly ubuntu 20.04

Just updated to 20.04 and tried the fractional scaling on my laptop. That does not work at all. Whatever scaling I use it just sets 200%. I googled it and it seems works with wayland server only. I ...
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Which parts of Ubuntu are proprietary?

During the installation process I can check the box 'Install third-party software for graphics and Wi-Fi hardware and additional media formats. [...] Some is proprietary.' I think there might be some ...
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Is it necessary to have a /home and /swap partitions in 20.04

Is it necessary to have a /home partition in Ubuntu Desktop 20.04? I read somewhere about a home file in /root partition... Does the same go to the /swap partition? Can someone set up a guide for New ...
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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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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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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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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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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 make a desktop shortcuts on Ubuntu 20.04?

Let's add some fresh knowledge to the forum now Ubuntu 20.04 is out =). My question today is simple; what is the most elegant way to create desktop shortcuts (e.g. to folders, applications or ...
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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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Login loop after installing 20.04

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 with proprietary drivers for Nvidia, in dual boot with Windows. Everything went smoothly, but I cannot login. After I enter the password nothing happens, it stuck in a ...
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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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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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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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sleep doesn't work on Ubuntu 20.04 (WSL)

After upgrading to 20.04 on WSL sleep doesn't work with an error: sleep: cannot read realtime clock: Invalid argument
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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 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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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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Upgrade path from 16.04 to 20.04 LTS without GUI change

The situation: I have a couple of machines with modern hardware running 16.04 mainly used for scientific computations. With the new LTS on the horizon, I am looking to upgrade them to 20.04 with ...
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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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Openweather extention not working

From yesterday, openweather extention on the top panel does not show the weather. Its shows "Please wait Loading". I tried to find the solution. There was a post of creating account on openweather ...
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Annoying click/popping sound on Ubuntu 20.04

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 on my desktop computer (Realtek onboard sound card, codec ALC887), I am experiencing a very annoying click (popping sound) every time I open any content with audio.
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 - Shutdown after Overheating

I use a Thinkpad L13. Now, I have thermal issues especially under full load. When I run my Python program which utilizes all cores, my laptop shuts down soon. What have I tried so far? I installed ...
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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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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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How to stop huge consumption of internet data by Ubuntu 20.04?

For the past 5 years, I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. During that time, I didn’t face any unwanted internet data consumption issues. Recently I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I haven't installed any ...
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Issoe with multiple monitors of which one is portrait

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04 today i found that my monitor configuration is not working properly anymore. I have 4k primary display in landscape and a 1080p secondary display in portrait (right) ...
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How to replace ubuntu 20.04 kernel with clearlinux kernel?

https://github.com/clearlinux-pkgs/linux https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/linux-clear/ How to use clearlinux kernel for ubuntu? Hoping for a step-by-step copy/paste guide to replace ubuntu kernel ...
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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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Problem installing .deb in Software Install Ubuntu 20.04

I tried to install some .deb files in Ubuntu 20.04 from GitHub and other internet sources, but when I open it with Software Install it gives me this problem (Failed to install file: not supported). ...
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Is Puddletag not supported in 20.04?

I had Puddletag a few days ago, running on 19.10. Yesterday I upgraded to 20.04, and now I don't have it. Not listed in Software either. What gives?
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Can't rotate monitor on 20.04

I've been an ubuntu user for a few years now, and this may be my first problem ever (or at least the first I couldn't figure out quickly by myself). I have a 3 monitor setup with monitor '2' on the ...
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can't log in on ubuntu 20.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my PC (this is a completely clean install) and I've had nothing but problems. Firstly it would keep booting into GRUB and absolutly nothing in BIOS settings fixed ...
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Raise a window in 20.04 by clicking without clicking any of the buttons inside it (disable “click-through”)

I would like to configure Ubuntu 20.04 (with Gnome shell) so that if I click a window which does not have focus, that click raises the window and does nothing else; in particular, that click to raise ...
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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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Is ZFS on Ubuntu 20.04 using a ton of memory?

I have 64GB installed but htop shows 20GB in use: Running ps aux | awk '{print $6/1024 " MB\t\t" $11}' | sort -n gives me the largest processes using only a few 100 megabytes and adding up the ...
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Ubuntu won’t boot after a restart during the update from 18.04 to 20.04

I came across with this problem today. I was trying to update my Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 and during the installation of the update my laptop tried to restart. I have a dual boot computer with ...
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Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu 20.04 select audio device no sound when no selection made (or pressing escape)

When inserting into the headphone jack a gnome graphical selection appears and by either not pressing anything or pressing escape there is no sound coming out of the headphones. In the Sound settings, ...
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How do I use FFmpeg and rav1e to create high quality AV1 files?

I am currently using Ubuntu Focal Fossa 20.04 LTS and I would like to create high quality AV1 files using FFmpeg and librav1e. I have been spurred along by the addition of rav1e support to FFmpeg as '...
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Why are basic Gnome apps disappearing in 20.04?

I upgraded to 20.04 from 19.10 a few weeks ago. Everything has been working fine except for a few teething problems I easily sorted out. I regularly update my system with sudo apt-get update &&...
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Printer problems after installing Ubuntu 20.04

After installing 20.04 on my desktop, my printer has stopped working. Printer: HP Envy 5640, connected via USB. hplip installed. cups installed. Any suggestions appreciated. Printer itself is OK as ...

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