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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Why Ubuntu does not release his OS for Intel Processor (ubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64) i have problem with installing Ubuntu on intel processo? [duplicate]

Since the downloaded file from Ubuntu website always consist of AMD64 such as ubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64. I think my Acer Predator Helio 300 which has Intel i7 7th gen processor does not fit well. ...
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How to customise 20.04 lockscreen?

I've just updated to ubuntu 20.04, and I am not happy with the default lockscreen - it's just a heavily blurred version of my wallpaper with the clock. Is there a way to change how this looks? At the ...
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Firefox - Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Ubuntu 20.04 New Install

Firefox will periodically not play videos giving me this error: Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats > available.Click here to visit our frequently asked questions ...
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My default python version is 2.7.18rc1 after upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 [duplicate]

We knew Ubuntu 20.04 will set python 3 as default python, but after upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04, I found my default python version is 2.7.18rc1 not python3:
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x2go icon not appearing in dock (20.04)

Recently upgraded to 20.04. A small annoyance with x2go client app: the icon for the remote desktop window (X2GoAgent) doesn't appear in the dock. It's just a blank square. If I alt-tab, it shows ...
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Package 'g++-4.8' has no installation candidate

So i recently updated to Ubuntu-20.04 and my g++-4.8 compiler got deleted when i tried to reinstall it using "sudo apt-get install g++-4.8" i get an error: "Package g++-4.8 is not available, but is ...
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Show desktop grid not working anymore (Ubuntu 20.04 KDE Plasma)

Problem: While pressing Ctrl+F8 nothing is happening. Yesterday everything worked perfect. I tried to change shortcut, still nothing is happening. I don't know how to force "show grid" without ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Chromium Snap: cannot pin Webapp shortcuts to dock [duplicate]

If you're on Ubuntu 20.04 and create a webapp through Chromium Snap (via menu, 'More tools', 'Create shortcut...', tag 'Open as window', right-click the .desktop file on your desktop and choose 'Allow ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop

I have noticed some important features of the 18.04 Desktop are not evident in 20.04. These are: ability to drag files to and from the Desktop. Copy and Paste from other directories to Desktop. ...
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Webcam not displaying even though it is detected - Kubuntu 20.04

I have recently updated my Kubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04. In the previous version, everything seemed to work well. After the upgrade, every time I try to use the webcam the light turns on but no output ...
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Most Videos Will Not Play in Ubuntu 20.04 (or anything later than 16.04)

I have been using Ubuntu 16.04 with absolutely no issues, but as the End of Life for 16.04 approaches I have been getting nervous. I tried to switch to 18.04 in the past (fresh install on several ...
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After update the display resolution changed automatically to 1024x768 and no alternative resolutions available

After installing updates and rebooting my display resolution was 1024x768 and there is no option in the drop-down menu to change it to another resolution, resulting in a poor display. A partial fix is ...
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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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Kubbuntu update to 20.04: Text fields are grey on black, can't see symbols

I upgraded to Kubuntu 20.04. Looks like everything went fine except the following problem, which renders my Laptop unusable. Text field in setting and the 'control bar' (Fensterleiste) are grey on ...
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How do I resolve an SSL handshake error in the snap store?

When I open the snap store, I get an SSL handshake error. How can I fix that? I had a clean install of ubuntu 20.04 from an iso. Any help would be welcome. I never had this problem in 19.10 or 18.04.
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toggle over tabs in terminal with mouse wheel in 20.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and I am unable to toggle between the tabs in the terminal with the mouse wheel, which was fine in 18.04. I can't find where this feature is enabled. Is it possible ...
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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 TLP ...
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What's the default Python version in Ubuntu 20.04?

What's the default Python 3 version in the new Ubuntu 20.04? Is it still 3.6 or the latest Python 3.8? I'm developing a Python program that I later want to run on the new Ubuntu 20.04. I'm unsure if ...
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Focal - Exclude disk from update-grub

My new laptop has a built-in card reader. Unlike previous laptops, the card reader shows as a standard USB disk (/dev/sdb) rather than a dedicated PCIe device (/dev/mmcblk). As such, GRUB seems to ...
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My machine as Wi-Fi Hotspot broken after upgrade to 20.04

I use my Ubuntu machine as a wifi hotspot: it is wired to my ADSL modem and uses its wifi card as a hotspot. Upon upgrade to 20.04 from 18.04 the hotspot stopped working. I have tried reconfiguring ...
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Recent upgrade to 20.04 - Slow KDE Window Rendering

Recently upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 (In place). PC Specs at bottom. Running KDE Plasma, with minimal else (widgets / non standard decorations etc) installed. Seeing very slow open times of some ...
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Wifi issue on linux

I'm using a TL-WN821N TP-Link wifi adapter. I have good internet connection when using Windows, but unfortunately I have a bad internet connection in Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04. I tried numerous ways to ...
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Xubuntu automatically renames whisker menu to its default “Applications Menu” [closed]

Whenever I rename the default name of Whisker Menu from "Application Menu" to something else, it reverts back to "Application Menu" after a reboot, or logout & login. How to fix this? I am using ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa - Can't associate document type with application

Just migrated from 18.04 to 20.04. pdf files were associated with document viewer OK until I installed Vivaldi browser. Since that clicking a pdf file will open it in Vivaldi. It is possible to ...
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How do I change the color of the desktop icon text? [duplicate]

I tried changing the gtk-3 files, but the color remains the same.
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Super key not showing “Activities” if the keyboard layout is not English [duplicate]

I use different keyboard layouts on my computer. The Super key works as expected with "English (with dead keys on Alt-Gr)" showing the Activities overview, but when switching to other layouts, the ...
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How to turn off ubuntu completely?

I have ubuntu 20.04 with kde plasma, how do I turn it off completely? Even reisub saves applications when it's turned off.
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Update to 20.04 VSCode debugger “Attach by Process ID” do not see process

I updated Ubuntu to 20.04, after this VSCode debugger "Attach by Process ID" do not see processes run with nodejs. I tried reinstall other versions from Ubuntu Software, and also from website, but it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS locks up in shutdown (UEFI)

If I shutdown my Laptop (Lenovo ideapad 100) it freezes and won't shut down. I also have this problem in other distros like Deepin or Debian. I've take me some time and googled about it. I have tried ...
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Telegram system tray icon appears black in Kubuntu 20.04

As the title says telegram system tray icon is hardly visible. All appearance settings are on default. But when I change Colors from Breeze to Breeze Dark it gets fixed. The problem is that I like ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 screen saver background?

May I change the Ubuntu 20.04 screen saver background ? I do not see any option to do so.
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Can no longer access NAS on clean install of 20.04

I did a clean install of 20.04. In files I can see my NAS but can't access it as it does not give the password dialog box. There are other posts saying to modify the smb.conf file to make this work ...
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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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tracker-miner-fs crashes on Ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 today, and after this upgrade tracker-miner-fs seems to crash and restart contiguously; pegging my CPU at 100% until I manually kill the process. The error I'm getting in /...
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Snapd service error: cannot communicate with server

If I run any snap command it fails. I found out that snapd service is not running. I tried to start it but this error showed up Job for snapd.service failed because the control process exited with ...
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Too long to wake up screen

I am using xorg + gnome3 + gdm3 on 20.04 (I think). After entering the password on the login screen it takes too long (>1 min sometimes) to log in and show anything useful. When the screen goes blank ...
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No Sound on Ubuntu Mate 20.04 on ASUS Chromebook C202SA

I'm using Ubuntu Mate 20.04 on ASUS Chromebook C202SA (TERRA, 2016, Intel Braswell). I have updated Full Firmware [UEFI] (all) / RW_LEGACY (all). Source: https://wiki.galliumos.org/Firmware. Sound ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 will not restart properly

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04, and I am having an issue with rebooting. when I tell it to reboot, it will start to restart as normal, it will show a screen with a blinking cursor, and it will act ...
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ubuntu 20.04 does not connect using vpnc, but version 19.10 connected without problems. how to solve it?

I have installed network-manager-vpnc-gnome, network-manager-vpnc, vpnc and configured the vpn like I did in ubuntu 19.10, but in 20.04 the same configuration doesn't work. the tentative of ...
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Two finger scrolling lags on ubuntu 20.04

Made a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 yesterday, I'm dual booting alongside windows 10. It lags when you scroll with two fingers on the touchpad. I don't have such issues on windows as scrolling is ...
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Gnome Screenshot Copy Clipboard not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 from 18.04. Gnome screenshot command does not work anymore. The command does not copy the screenshot to the clipboard. gnome-screenshot -a -c
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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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Problem installing Wine in Ubuntu 20.04

I have a problem installing Wine after installing the latest upgrade. The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 76F1A20FF987672F Reading ...
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Error while updating softwares 20.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem while trying update Ubuntu 20.04 How I can solve this?
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20.04: Installing ver 4.4.0 of Paraview for Openfoam fails [duplicate]

I previously read an answer 4 days ago on how to install OpenFoam for the new release of Ubuntu 20.04, but haven't been successful installing Paraview 4.4.0 using the same technique. How do I ...
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Ctrl+Shift working but not Shift+Ctrl in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

This sounds weird but I have been experiencing this for a while by now. Ctrl + Shift + [whatever] is working but the same command as Shift + Ctrl + [the-same-thing] is not working. This is not an ...
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Cannot open 90% of recently saved images (webp format)

I very recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and have been having this issue where I can't open most of the images I have saved. I get an error that says Unrecognized Image File Format (but ...
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Ensuring consistent mouse speeds when using different resolutions

I frequently dock my 4k laptop to different monitors, sometimes HD, sometimes UHD etc and usually lower my built-in screen to match. When I do this I notice the mouse, and more importantly the ...
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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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Thumbnails on desktop are stretched and do not keep aspect ratio of original thumbnails

Thumbnails of pictures and PDF files on desktop do not keep aspect ratio. If I open the desktop folder in the default gnome file manager, the icons aren't stretched. The problem is only with what is ...

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