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Automatic login on startup - Ubuntu Studio 21.04 hirsute

I have been chasing "solutions" but have been unsuccessful, modifying various .conf files, etc. Please point me in the right direction to have my Ubuntu Studio automatically login and launch ...
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Automate Updates and Upgrade?

Is there a way to automate updates and upgrades with apt or some other package manager: Instead of writing these commands below: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt-dist upgrade. I mean like the ...
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How do I turn off automatic updates COMPLETELY and FOR REAL?

Running Ubuntu 18.04 on x64. I need to COMPLETELY turn off the "automatic updates reminder" stuff on my Ubuntu system. The problem is that the machine is doing some unattended processing ...
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Auto, or semi-automatic disk space management?

Is there an automatic method of adding hard drives to an LVM? I get as far as formatted the second drive in gParted, then the most basic tutorials I find contain a novel's worth of terminal commands. ...
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Ubuntu behaves weirdly when press some keys

When I press any one of these keys ( left-ctrl,Tab, t, y, [/}/} ) it will automatically increases the brightness untill press the alt key.When I press alt key it will stop. Why this is happening? And ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS auto shut down problem

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on my hp notebook. It shuts down automatically even when battery is not low. My pc does not have graphics card. I have tried disabling auto power off using dconfig but it ...
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How do I make 2 types of backup to Google Drive?

I have a single PC used for Personal and Business purposes and a subscription to Google Drive. 1.I want to make daily backups of the Home & Download files (i.e. all files) in case of disaster and ...
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Script for automatically downloading Attachments from Zimbra

TL;DR: Automatically donwload e-mail attachments without Mutt, MIME or any other downloadable package using only scripts on bash or javascript. So i work at a company and have to download many e-mail(...
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My System screen is automatically turning off and turning on

Recently i installed Ubuntu the latest one 20.04 lts. While installing only my system screen was getting off frequently under 10-15 seconds and it was waking up once i used to press power button. ...
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Inconsistent automatic login

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, Gnome 3.36.3, and I have automatic login enable in my User profile settings. I have followed such as advice as: turned the automatic login option off and on again with ...
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preseed txt.cfg

i'm gonna need your help : I'm making an iso of ubuntu custom, everything works perfectly at one detail: I can't launch the installation without opening the menu at startup. I modified the txt.cfg ...
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drive mountpoint automatic renaming

What is causing this to happen every few months? BackinTime: "Can't find Snapshots location!"
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How to run a task on login of *any* user (or any member of a particular user group)

I have found many explanations of how to schedule a task to run on system start (which I am already doing by means of an entry starting with @reboot in /etc/crontab) or on login for a particular user (...
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automatic brightness on 18.04 simply does not exist!

I have been looking everywhere to make my dell XPS 13.3 running 18.04 LTS adjust the screen brightness automatically. Initially I found that wildguppy which I did manage to install but it is not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 suspends screen while still active

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and even when I am working, with mouse and keyboard activity the system suspends and the login screen flashes. I changed the power option but the problem remains. Here is the ...
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Ubuntu Server/Desktop 20.04 - Automatic/scripted installation

Would you be so kind and help me please with the following? I’d like to start installing Ubuntu Server 20.04 on many devices. I have my own way of partitioning (ZFS is not the answer! ;-)) and I don’...
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strange behaviour wired network

In Kubuntu 20.04, I have to put the cable of the wired network in and out for have to wire on. Of course, I can also do sudo nmcli networking off/ on this will work too. I cannot find the issue of ...
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Automatic Switch from Speaker to Headphones

When I connect the headphones, I have to change the output port from the audio mixer, and do the reverse process by disconnecting them. Could you help me, to make this happen automatically when you ...
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Does a program running in terminal stop when Ubuntu automatically suspends?

If one of my programs is running in the background, and "automatic suspend on battery power" is ON, will the program stop running after the specified time when computer is suspended?
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Server autoinstall: How to customise storage section?

By following instructionf from here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FoundationsTeam/AutomatedServerInstalls#Running_a_truly_automatic_autoinstall When I use for storage: storage: layout: name: lvm It ...
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How to disable automatic updates on Kubuntu 20.04?

I would like to disable automatic updates in kubuntu 20.04. I disabled it on Muon package manager, but Discover still getting updates and showing notifications. Thank you.
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Automatically gracefully restart of Apache server several times a day but later manually restarting makes thing in working everytime

Several time(twice or thrice) in a day, Apache gets automatically graceful restart and failed. My server is listening on port 81. When I checked its log it shows the error of port binding to 80 and ...
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Why doesnt the automatic updates work in xubuntu 19.10?

I cant get the automatic updates to work in Xubuntu 19.10. Even though the options in software and updates is set to download and install automatically in the background they never download. I open up ...
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Update script in one location among many desktop

My friend have to update 60 Ubuntu desktops and also put script in one location. They need to update with any automated tool or script. How do they do it?
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Auto-pasting into GUI text editor/box

I'm trying to create a script which processes selected text from the gui (any number of apps, like browser, text editor, etc) and then replaces the selected text with the processed text automatically ...
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Automaticly shut down Ubuntu

Is it possible to set some sort of script that automaticly turns off the computer at certan time, for example at 10pm. I am running Ubuntu 18.04
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 and Nvidia 435 driver, fan not working

I am trying to get my GPU fully functional just by installing the Nvidia driver via Ubuntu 'third party drivers' on a clean Ubuntu installation. Laptop: ASUS zenbook with an Intel i7 and Nvidia MX150 ...
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How to make an automatic installation ISO image based on ubuntu-18.04-desktop-amd64.iso

I'm working on making the installation of Ubuntu automatic and without any keystrokes in Dell PowerEdge R640. Attached ubuntu-18.04-desktop-amd64.iso, then rebooted, and the installation started, but ...
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Is there a way to automatically update installed programs?

I have enabled automatic system updates, but I also have non-system applications installed (like Google Chrome, Atom, Sublime Text, Spotify, etc.). Is there a way to include these in the automatic ...
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Laptop brightness change with screen color

I recently installed an Ubuntu 18 on a DELL laptop with an NVIDIA graphic card. I selected during the install process, the installation of proprietary software. Since the installation, it seems that ...
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Create a windows 10 start up disk in ubuntu 18.04

Ok I have given up trying to get my windows 10 laptop to work correctly. I just want to reset it. I am using my old laptop with ubuntu on it. My plan was to dual boot on the new laptop but I seem to ...
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Automatic shutdown after suspend Ubuntu 18.04

My Ubuntu never go to shutdown or hibernate after long time in suspend mode and i always should turn on my laptop and turn off it, is it have way automatic turn off after minutes, looks like windows.
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Auto login on specific location/network

I'm pretty new with Linux Ubuntu (18.04) and have got impression that it can be configured to do just about anything. So I wonder if there's a possibility to automatically log in at home and password ...
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Need ownership of newly created file to automatically switch to me.

I'm creating a Plex server and adding the files to the server with a share drive. I add these files from a macbook onto the server computer. When I add them, the owner of the files becomes "nobody" ...
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Fix or reset “Automatic Date & Time” in Ubuntu 18.10 on XPS 9570 laptop

I have an issue where the date and time is set wrong when I use Automatic Date & Time in Settings to set the time from the internet. I've attached screen shots to show what happens when I enable ...
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sysv-rc-conf AND rcconf

it seems that sysv-rc-conf and rcconf is not available in 18.04. Is there any alternatives for user, who connects into Ubuntu 18 system remotelly via Putty? Thank you.
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Is it possible to create a python script that implements face recognition and can be run every time on ubuntu 18.04 login screen? [duplicate]

I want my laptop to automatically login by recognizing my face so that I don't have to type the password. Is it possible to run python script at the Ubuntu 18.04 login screen?
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display automatic turns to the side (sensor) [duplicate]

If i cant my laptop to the side the display turns in this direction. I dont need that because I have no touchscreen. How can I disable that? My system: HP Probook 650 G2 Ubuntu 18.04 Thank you ...
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Ubuntu 18.04, Automatic Login is set, but when switch users, it still asks for password

Automatic login for all users works only at boot. But after boot when switch users it still asks for login password. What else I would need to modify? Thanks
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Konqueror keeps uninstalling automatically

I keep installing this program and when I try to use it a few days later it invariably is no longer present and I have to reinstall it. Similarly, I keep uninstalling Dolphin, because it sets itself ...
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Reduce internet utilization / disable automatic updates

I am using Ubuntu 17.10 on a connection that is limited to 200kb in speed. Normally this should be enough for my use, but Ubuntu is eating up the bandwidth). When I run pactl list sink-inputs I see: ...
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Automatic logout when resuming from suspend on Xubuntu 18.04

When my Xubuntu 18.04 laptop resumes from suspend, systemd-logind automatically logs out of the current session if the laptop has stayed suspended for more than a couple of hours. If the interval ...
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Software Updater - No Automatic Updates 2

I have exactly the same problem as in Software Updater - No Automatic Updates Software Updater - No Automatic Updates. Short history: When was a problem with automatic software updater, (cannot ...
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How to automatically poweroff when no wifi after a certain time?

Is it possible in Ubuntu to shutdown my PC after a certain time has passed by when WiFi disconnects and could not reconnect back? I have a mining rig that sometimes disconnects when I am away from ...
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How to automatically change the wallpaper regularly [duplicate]

How can I automatically rotate my wallpaper regularly? Is there a program or a way for doing so?
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Restart my Server every 2 Days

I want that my Server automatically restarts at 00:00 every second day and starts normal so that my Teamspeak and sinusbots starts. I have already added some lines to my Crontab: @reboot cd /home/...
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Install custom *.deb by using Kickstart ( Ubuntu Server 14.04 )

I'm trying to create an Ubuntu Server automated installation by using Kickstart. I also need to install third-party packages without internet connection. The installation end successful, but packages ...
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Laptop shutdown frequently after 15 minuts of watching videos

I'm using Ubuntu v17.04. I don't know if its a bug or something else but my laptop keeps shutting down while watching videos for a long time like about 15min. I didn't come across this issue while ...
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How to auto-copy to removable device?

I've got data on my HDD that needs to be backed up. Lets say that it's everything in folder a. On a USB stick there's a copy of folder a, that should be updated automatically whenever the stick is ...
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Ubuntu - mandatory restart/reboot time

My Ubuntu server needs a reboot and I checked which package is asking for restart. Later, I found that libssl package needs a system reboot. But, I don't want to restart/reboot my machine now. Is ...