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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Can't launch Ubuntu software from toolbar

I' can't launch Ubuntu software from toolbar. No matter how many times I click on it, it won't work. The other icons on the toolbar seems to work fine. I'm a newbie in the Linux world.I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu boot freezes before grub

After some updates in ubuntu 20.04 i reboot the system and it gives me a validation error. I tried disabling secure mode, but when i do it like that the system freezes even before GRUB menu. Trying to ...
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Can not find wifi adaptor in wintel8 Cherry Trail CR Atom z8350 Ubunto

I brought home the minipc mentioned above and the first thing I did was installing ubunto v20.04. However, I am having trouble getting the wifi to connect. The bluethooth meanwhile seems to be working ...
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How to Auto screen video capture and record of each VNC/RDP session graphically on Ubuntu and save it automatically each session?

How to Auto screen video capture and record of each VNC/RDP session graphically and video only on Ubuntu and save it automatically each session for specific type of users?
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Mouse and Keyboard arent responding on Login Screen

I have a Dual Boot System with Windows 10 und Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I rebootet from Windows back into Linux and when i wanted to log in, my Keyboard and Mouse did not respond. I rebooted my PC alot and ...
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OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z Bass Edition Mic not working in Ubuntu 20.04

I am unable to switch to HSP/HFP mode, it works only in A2DP (only speaker works). And i have already tried this solution and it got mic working, but when i selected HSP/HFP, i got too much noise in ...
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Calibre not working in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I tried to install calibre in Ubuntu 20.04 and it won't launch. I followed the instructions from another question (Calibre No Longer Working) but it didn't work. This is how I installed (version 5.20....
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Higher ping when using OpenVPN on Ubuntu server

To summarize the problem I'm having - I have two servers, one 700 miles away from me, and one 200 miles away from me. The server that is 700 miles away from me has approximately 400mbps both ways, and ...
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Ubuntu Server Disk Space Recommendation

I'm installing Ubuntu Server 20.04 for a Home Server and small website hosting. Should 50 GB disk space be enough? How much disk space should i give to my /home and /var partitions? Would it work with ...
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Wired network extremely slow

At my office, we recently buy twenty laptops Dell Latitude 5420 under Ubuntu 20.04 and we have a big problem with ethernet connexion, download is extremly slow (but upload is good). Edit : The ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut in gedit on Ubuntu 20.04 (including how to find the command names/key codes etc.)

How do I change the gedit keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu 20.04. I have read the question and answers on Custom keyboard shortcuts in gedit but it seems all of it is outdated and no longer offers a ...
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cant use “cargo, rustup and rustc” even after installing rust-lang

So I installed rust in my WSL (Ubuntu) as the official site says, by doing curl --proto '=https' --tlsv1.2 -sSf https://sh.rustup.rs | sh I see the commands exist (cargo, rustc, rustup) in ~/.cargo/...
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Ubuntu 20.04 there is no ksnip in the list of possible applications [duplicate]

I want to open an image in ksnip that is installed as snap package but there is no such program in the list of possible options. What do I do?
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Hotspot on 20.04.2 and network settings in general seem to be extremely bugged

As the title says, hotspot on 20.04.2 and network settings in general seem to be extremely bugged. Not sure what's going on but it's annoying and I unfortunately am not good enough with ubuntu to do ...
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How to change the UTC time in Ubuntu [closed]

How to change my UTC time as similar to my local time? The local time and RTC time displays the correct time, but UTC time is wrong and my DB and code chooses the UTC time. So how to change the ...
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ssh - private key file requires \n at the end of file or cause “Load key id_rsa invalid format”

Question Has OpenSSH introduced a change that requires \n at the end of the private key file (id_rsa)? Previously I was on Ubuntu 18.04 and I believe id_rsa without \n at the end of the file was ...
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Want a CLI interface to Transmission: transmission-remote, transmission-cli, transmission-remote-cli?

The Ubuntu 20.04 package transmission-cli says: This package contains a (deprecated) stand-alone command-line client, transmission-remote to interface with transmission-daemon and tools to create, ...
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How to change vsftpd upload permissions to folder

How do I set upload permissions for a (non root) vsftpd user to another directory? I cannot find anything that discusses how to do this. The default upload directory is /home/myftpusersname/ftp/upload....
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How to clean-up / reinstall nvidia drivers on ubuntu 20.04?

nvidia-smi is failing: $ nvidia-smi NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver. Make sure that the latest NVIDIA driver is installed and running. There appears to be ...
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External monitor doesn't come back / system unstable after screen blank/lock

Dell XPS 13 9370 laptop Kensington SD4600P USB-C Dock With Power Delivery (plugged in through one of the two left side "thunderbolt" usb-c ports) Samsung ultrawide curved monitor (connected ...
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How to use a more recent version of nautilus on Ubuntu 20.04

A bug has been introduced in Nautilus 4 years ago, where opening a multi-selection of files with an app launches N instances of the app, instead of opening the N files in a single instance (previous/...
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What do i need to do to have wifi with a E220x Gigabit Ethernet Controller on Ubuntu 20.04

This is my first post. Yes i checked all other posts on Askubuntu with similar problem but nothing seemed to work for 2021. Answers are outdated and links dont work. I want my network card on my ...
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I cannot start mysql.server in the Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu's version: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal I'm having problems for start to mysql, always that I ...
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How do I know if my webcam or mircrophone are in use?

In effort to avoid having to tape my microphone and camera on my laptop. I'd like to either write a script that alerts me if it's in use. So I can either say Hi to the user who successfully accessed ...
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Re-open windows at the same size and location?

Running Ubuntu 20.04: When I close an application, I would like it to restart at the same window size and location the next time I start it, whether it is in the same session or several sessions later....
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Running FEniCS tutorial on Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu and I've been trying to run the first fenics tutorial, but I keep getting an error that says: No such file or directory. I downloaded this first program and it is in the downloads ...
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Is there a way to check if OSX .pkg is signed on LInux(Ubuntu)

There is a command pkgutil --check-signature "path/to/pkg" for macOS to check the signature of a package. Is there a way somehow to check if the osx .pkg is signed or not on Linux(Ubuntu)? ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on DELL laptop - no wireless internet connection

I'm new to Linux and I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my old laptop: DELL XPS-15 L501X. The internet connection by cable works fine. I can connect my laptop wireless to the router but in this ...
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Issue Installing Nextcloud Snapd

Reddit provides a nice simple tutorial(and Youtube) but upon entering the command: snap install nextcloud (even with a sudo prefix) I get the following error: error: cannot communicate with server: ...
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Connect to Ubuntu 20.04 via VNC before login (with GDM3)

Good day, I need to be able to connect via vnc to an Ubuntu 20.04 client, log out via it and log back in. My problem: VNC can not connect when I am in the login screen. I know this is a general ...
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Ubuntu VM python2 pathlib intstall error

so I'm trying some python 2 scripts in my Ubuntu VM. I installed python 2. One of the scripts need the module pathlib. Tried to install it but got a error message: ~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install -y ...
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Multiple instances of process for same apps

I have recently seen a spike in my RAM usage and when I checked in System monitor, I see that there are a lot of instances of process for Google chrome and Visual studio code. I had only opened 1 ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 becomes super slow

My Ubuntu becomes extremely slow suddenly. When I reboot it works for a while and then it becomes super slow again. I have a Dell lattitude 7400 connected to a DisplayLink D6000 It happens mostly when ...
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Unattended Installation ubuntu server 20.4 failure after installaion

I am trying to create an unattended installation with UEFI and a LVM partition, but I am getting an error after the installation finishes. Here is the error: And here is the preseed file: # Unmount ...
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Alt -Tab - Changing the location of window name from the middle area to just below the Window image

How can I change the location of the window name presented in the middle section of the Alt-Tab box to just below the window itself? The problem I'm facing is that there are multiple windows for the ...
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I can't install packages with conda, even so anaconda was correctly installed? (Fresh Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Setup)

I wanted to install pandas on my fresh installation of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (updated it first). What i did: I followed the installation instructions on: https://docs.anaconda.com/anaconda/install/linux/ (...
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SD Card Reader Not working - Ubuntu 20.04

I have Ubuntu 20.04, freshly installed. It is not able to access any SD Cards if used with the SD Card Adapter. I tried multiple adapters, and tested the same with other computers as well. The SD Card ...
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Can't connect to VM after windows reboot

I have tried all the solution I can find. Still can't connect. I use VMware to build my VM. And I use putty to connect my VM. After a few days use, I can't use putty to connect to my VM. I have try a ...
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Realtek RTL8852AE issue on Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16ACH6 (Ubuntu 20.04)

I have an issue on my new Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16ach6 with its wifi card : Realtek RTL8852AE - PCIe 2.0 with ubuntu 20.04 and the 5.12.9 kernel (it's work on Windows 10). I followed this topic : ...
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Compress a folder to a .tar file in Ubuntu 20.04 via GUI

In the past, I had an option to compress to .tar file from Nautilus. How can I do that with Ubuntu 20.04? I did not expect new distros progress backward in features. I am not after a command line ...
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Authenticate failure for software updates. New install of Kubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows 10

The system will not accept my password created at install. I have researched this error but do not understand how to proceed. The answers I get are way too technical for my knowledge. I am a first ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 “NO LanMan password set for user”

My setup: Server with Ubuntu 20.04 with samba shares. HP Deskjet 8620 Pro printer. The printer provides a feature called "Scan to network folder". It used to work with Ubuntu 16.04, but it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 and Onboard Intel I219-V

Recently purchased an ASROCK Z590M board with Intel I219-V onboard. Latest Focal 20.04.2 won't detect the onboard NIC. This is a known issue with Linux, ASROCK doesn't have the drivers. Intel doesn't ...
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How could I check total free storage capacity left on my system among multiple hdd's?

I have 15 SATA hard drives attached to my computer and having to go through them one by one, writing down the free space and then summing everything up is not ideal. Is there a command or a ...
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Files not loading properly when opening from an app'

files are not loading correctly on ubuntu 20.04 when opening some apps that require to use the files directory files opened from bekeper (database app)
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How can I adjust the font size, color, boldness, etc. of the clock and date on the 20.04 lock screen?

I want to know how to adjust the font size, color, boldness, etc. of the clock and date on the 20.04 lock screen...
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trying to install Ubuntu on my pc but stuck at trial with the error XDG_RUNTIME_DIR is not owned by us (uid 0) but by (uid 999)

need help, first time trying linux and it looks prefect for me but i cant install it because of this stupid error, can you guys help me please, i am super desperate for help. shows this when it stops ...
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Customize the right-click menu on the desktop in ubuntu 20.04?

How can I customize the right-click menu on the desktop in ubuntu 20.04? also I am not using any desktop extension. thanks in advance
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Dell XPS 17 9700 internal microphone issue

Dell XPS 17 9700 BIOS version: 1.7.2 OS version: 20.04.2 LTS Kernel: 5.10.0-1029-oem --> linux-oem-20.04b package. I had an audio issue with Dell XPS 17 9700. I found the solution on dell forum 2nd ...
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How to debug slow hibernation

I have several PCs/laptops running an up-to-date Ubuntu 20.04 with currently a 64bit kernel 5.4.0-74-generic as provided by default Ubuntu repos. One of them, a rather ordinary PC with an Intel i3 CPU,...

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