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Canonical is the company that provides commercial support for Ubuntu and related services, such as Landscape.

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Unable to install Ubuntu on Lenovo T470, kernel error for i686

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo T470. It currently has Windows 10. In System Properties it shows Windows 10, 64-bit OS, x64 processor. When I try to install Ubuntu from pen drive ...
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What are the specifics of 18.04's ten year support?

Apparently Shuttleworth announced at the OpenStack Summit that Ubuntu 18.04 will have ten years of support (originally cited ZDnet article). But neither the Ubuntu website nor the Ubuntu wiki have ...
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Is ZFS on Ubuntu 18.04 root supported?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with a root filesystem on ZFS without any problems but have discovered this page from the Ubuntu Wiki which states ZFS on root is not supported: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/...
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Can't deploy Canonical K8S to OpenStack using conjure-up

Trying to deploy Canonical k8s on Canonical OpenStack on 18.04. I: Deployed OpenStack on a box with 16G memory, 512G disk with a bridged network Login to horizon: a. Create a domain called "...
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canonical livepatch not working

Oct 4 08:17:35 user canonical-livepatch[5443]: during refresh: cannot check: Bad server status code: 400. URL: https://livepatch.canonical.com/api/machine/***********************{"details": {"Status....
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VMware to Canonical Transition?

I've been working with VMware products for a decade. I've always had access to VMware licenses for whatever comes up, and that may change in the future. I want to transition from VMs to bare metal ...
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Removed canonical partners repository [duplicate]

I have removed the canonical partners repository from other software in software & updates, so what can i do to get it back.
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What is the name of the person who replaced Mark Shuttleworth as CEO of Canonical in 2009? [closed]

What is the name of the person who replaced Mark Shuttleworth as CEO of Canonical (the main developer of Ubuntu) in 2009?
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What software is in the Canonical Partners repository? [duplicate]

I'd please like to know what software (or see the list) is in that repository. I enabled it and of course let the system update the package list.. but I can't seem to find both Chrome nor Skype after ...
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Change Date Format, no “indicator menu on” canonical in dconf Editor [duplicate]

When I want to change date format, no "indicator menu on" canonical in dconf Editor. So, how do I change date format on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic? No indicator menu on GUI:
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What data are transmitted to Canonical for livepatch?

I just upgraded to 18.04 and wanted to try out livepatch. After reading the Livepatch Terms of Service web page (https://www.ubuntu.com/legal/terms-and-policies/livepatch-terms-of-service) I wondered ...
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Where to complain about applicaton in Software Center?

Recently I tried applicaton Qstamina-snap. And when I opened it there another window appear with advertising and I can't use application itself, when I close ad then app close too. And I'm not sure if ...
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How does Canonical choose Linux kernel version for Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS and the Linux kernel version is 4.13.0-39. But in The Linux Kernel Archives I can't find version 4.13. Edit 1: How do they choose what Linux kernel version to put in the ...
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How to Opt Out of System Information Reports

During installation of Ubuntu 18.04, after the runtime environment is enabled, and during the first login, a question pops up asking whether you want to Help Improve Ubuntu. (Screenshot is from the ...
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Will ESM also become available for Ubuntu 14.04?

ESM is available for 12.04, which enables Advantage customers to keep receiving kernel updates and updates for many user space packages. In our case it's very important to know if we'll be able tot ...
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Does canonical+6wind vswitch support vlan transparent?

We are planning to migrate to canonical openstack with 6wind vswitch. Does anyone know this platform support vlan transparency?
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is it possible to add windows server 1709 node to a canoncial kubernetes cluster?

this link mentions support for windows here: https://kubernetes.io/docs/getting-started-guides/windows/#upstream-l3-routing-topology however I don't know how or what commands I could run to make the ...
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conjure up error while installation cannot retrieve charm

I am deploying ubuntu openstack. in conjure-up after initialization and deployment of nodes Os, conjure up crashes with this error: cannot retrieve charm "cs:openstack-dashboard-252": cannot get ...
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Meaning of “t=canonical” in Firefox URL after search? [duplicate]

When I enter a search term in the firefox address bar, I noticed that "t=canonical" is always inserted in the URL where the search results are displayed. What exactly does this do? Does it have any ...
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Snappy vs Apt packages on Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

This is a highly speculative question concerning the future of Snaps on the upcoming Ubuntu 18.04; I'm hoping to get some insights/thoughts from the community/developers on the topic. So far it ...
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About Canonical dropping Unity [duplicate]

Canonical has dropped Unity, and has decided to switch to GNOME Shell for the future releases. Since Ubuntu 16.04 is an LTS release, does this mean that the LTS users won't receive any updates/fixes ...
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How do you donate money to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu for months now and I will like to make a donation of $20.00 (its worth $200.00) Seriously, I checked out the website, and couldn’t find anywhere to donate. How can I make a ...
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Telemetry: Is there some statistics about Ubuntu desktop usage provided by Canonical?

Maybe they don't share real values (like, there is X number of Ubuntu installations used daily) but at least % ones? I'm interested about the repartition of the versions used (for example, there is 8%...
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Rotating screen with Nvidia driver impossible. Why?

Using the proprietary NVIDIA driver (384.59), I can't rotate a screen. It works with the Intel drivers for the integrated graphics instead the Optimus/Prime. The control panel only offers the rotation ...
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Does SECURE BOOT need to be disabled on the Nexus 5 before I can install UBPort's Ubuntu Phone Image? [closed]

Does SECURE BOOT need to be disabled on the Nexus 5 before I can install UBPort's Ubuntu Phone image? I thought I read something about Ubuntu/Canonical having a Secure Boot certificate, but I am not ...
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Can I use `netstat` to find adware, spyware, malware or ransomware?

First off I ran netstat -a to list all but it's 1,000 lines of 80+ chars / line and won't fit into a question. So I narrowed it down to netstat -l -e to list connections that are "listening" to my ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 cannot locate Skype after enabling Canonical Partners in Software & Update

I am experiencing this problem for the first time with Ubuntu 16.04, after a fresh installation. Skype cannot be located after enabling Canonical Partners both in Software & Update, or by command ...
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Is there a changelog for Ubuntu Security Notices?

While keeping track of USNs for the Stack Clash vulnerability, I noticed that already published USNs were showing up before ones published later. USNs 33{24..27}-1 were originally published on the ...
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Who created the design of the Ubuntu logo?

Who is the designer of the Ubuntu logo?
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What happens to the Ubuntu SDK spin of QtCreator now that Unity8 has dissolved?

What happens to the Ubuntu SDK spin of QtCreator now that Unity8 has dissolved? Is it going to continue development? Are its plugins still useful to Canonical such as for say, snap packaging? Are ...
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Using Ubuntu-installed pc for commercial purpose

My computer has Ubuntu Desktop installed and I want to do graphics designing and web development for clients. That means I will use my computer for commercial gain. Does this violate any Ubuntu ...
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How to add the canonical repository in ubuntu 16.04 ? [duplicate]

I have become paranoid with adding new repositories lately, but since I need skype, I have to add the repository called canonical. I read, it is necessary to uncomment (delete the # sign at the ...
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Unable to see device on MaaS

I tried to PXE boot an Intel NUC using a MaaS server and got the following message: cloud-init[1498]: Can not apply stage final, no datasource found! Likely bad things to come! After this message ...
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Are Unity desktop environment and device convergence tied together?

In recent anouncements, Canonical CEO said that the company would pull the cord of both Unity 8 and its device convergence plans. Are the development of Unity and the goal of device convergence tied ...
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Is Ubuntu abandoning its phone efforts?

I received an email about this today. Does anyone know anything about Ubuntu stopping their support for Ubuntu Touch? Will the phone and tablet that I have not be supported any more, or receive any ...
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Strategy to deal with Canonical's increasingly poor QA?

My installed (local or obsolete) category is filling up because Canonical lately has been pushing out updates and then pulling them back. It's happened with two kernels in the recent past and it ...
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Package file not updated in archive.canonical.com?

It seems the package file under partner section for archive.canonical.com is not up-to-date http://archive.canonical.com/dists/precise/partner/binary-amd64/ Foe eg: it has been noticed that a new ...
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I pay out the easy craft, but can't download. What can I do?

Today I bought Easy Craft for US$2.99 on Ubuntu Software Center and the program I am using to try and download the package to my computer has been saying it's loading for 5 hours while I have a 40Mb/s ...
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Canonical livepatch = checkState: check-failed

I have Ubuntu 16.04.02 server with Canonical livepatch installed After: sudo canonical-livepatch status --verbose I have: client-version: "7.21" machine-id: 5b429XXXXXX machine-token: 8f755XXXXXX ...
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Is the Ubuntu 16.04.1 download from Canonical's Website Corrupt?

I downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from Canonical's website, but when I tried to create a bootable USB via Rufus, it told me that ISO Image Extraction failed. I later managed to create a bootable USB via ...
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Could not find the latest documentations (user guide) for MAAS 2.1.1 (Metal as a Service) in MAAS website?

I could'nt find the user guide documentation for the latest MAAS 2.1.1 in the internet. The software package 2.1.1 is released but there is no documents for this version. The new UI of MAAS 2.1.1 ...
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Ubuntu Servers and Support Pricing

What is the pricing of an Ubuntu Servers per server per year and what is the price for the support?
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Is OpenDaylight supported in Canonical OpenStack as network controller?

We are trying to decide on a proper way to deploy Canonical OpenStack with ODL (via mechanism driver in ML2). Is it possible to get Canonical OpenStack out-of-the-box with ODL? If not, is there a ...
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Google collects data over ubuntu

So I was browsing and just typed "Ubuntu" over my top bar. The Google URL mentions: client=ubuntu I deleted cookies, even disabled the Ubuntu plug-in in Firefox (presuming this was the problem) but ...
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Why can i not approve activities in Landscape when installing packages?

"x Activities could not be approved" This is the error I continuously get when trying to approve package installs or removal. Sometimes the activity goes through anyway but half of the time it throws ...
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Are Ubuntu CDs still available?

As we celebrate the 12th birthday of Ubuntu, I look back on the announcement of 4.10 Warty Warthog, and see that back then, in 2004 (woah), the only way to get Ubuntu was by CD, and that you could ...
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How can I use the Canonical Shop?

I open the page and log in using my Ubuntu Single Sign on and it asks me for OpenID credentials, but does not give me the opportunity to use my Facebook Account, instead I am given a link to the ...
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Canonical Partners

I do not find Canonical Partners in my software and updates in order to activate them to continue to install Skype as indicated in this forum. What can I do? Regards
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Where I can propose suggestions for Ubuntu?

I know launchpad (https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs) is where you can post bugs both against the operating system and software that it includes, but is that place to propose improvements to feedback ...
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w.r.t. command-line interaction, are Ubuntu and Ubuntu Mate identical

I realize that similar questions have been asked on this site and several times elsewhere. But i want a confirmation to a specific point which is not becoming clear to me on reading these other ...