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Apply critical kernel patches without rebooting.

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Boot fails after upgrade to 21.04 - “”failed to start service for snap application"

My system hung while upgrading from 20.10 to 21.04 and wouldn't reboot. I rescued it by dropping to the command line and running sudo dpkg --configure -a, and after that everything seemed fine. Now, ...
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I can't install Canonical Livepatch on my computer

I can't install Canonical LivePatch on my computer. I ran the command sudo snap install canonical-livepatch. Once I ran the commands, I got this error and it did not install:
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Livepatch - Does This Even Do Anything?

So, I installed LivePatch on 2 machines. One of them Ubuntu 20.04.2 and the other 18.04.5. New kernel versions came with security fixes. LivePatch did not do anything. I had to install the new kernel ...
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How do I adjust livepatch schedule?

Livepatch in 18.04LTS seems to run every hour by default, and its just clogging up my logs with junk. How do I tune the schedule, to something reasonable, perhaps once per day?
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Removing the Livepatch system tray panel indicator in Lubuntu 20.04

I'm using LXQt in Lubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. I'd like to get rid of the Livepatch indicator, that's within the system tray that's on my panel (the tray is full of c*** I don't need anyway!) I looked ...
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Can I install canonical-livepatch on a system without snapd

On my ubuntu server, I won't install snapd. But without snapd, I cannot install canonical-livepatch. Is there a potentially inofficial version of livepatch as traditional .deb file, for install using ...
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Is HWE Kernel 5.8 supported by the Livepatch service in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I'm thinking of installing kernel 5.8 on my 20.04 build. Currently I'm running kernel 5.4. Does Canonical's Livepatch service support hwe kernel 5.8 on 20.04 LTS?
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Boot options not appearing after Esc and all F## keys held when powering up laptop

I have a MacBook Air 2015. I've run Ubuntu 20.04 with no problems for several months now. This morning, after installing regular Livepatch software updates, the wifi option disappeared from the bar at ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 System Security services are failing

Good morning, $ systemctl --failed: UNIT LOAD ACTIVE SUB DESCRIPTION ● fwupd-refresh.service loaded failed ...
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Livepatch causing fatal overheating

For the past few months I have had issues on Ubuntu 20.04 where, on startup, my system begins overheating and temperatures shoot up over 90 C before all of my startup applications could open. I ...
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How to configure unattended-upgrades with Canonical Livepatch

I am using unattended-upgrades on my server for keeping it up-to-date. I have also tried to enable Canonical Livepatch for avoiding to restart the system. It seems that unattended-upgrades updates the ...
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Can't authentic Livepatch on Mac's Parallels

I just installed the Parallels app for Mac OS. I tried to install the latest Ubuntu which worked successfully. In the process, I created a password for logging into Ubuntu and a password for Ubuntu ...
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Canonical LivePatch on ARM64

I have Ubuntu 20.04 64 bit on Raspberry Pi 4. The CPU architecture is ARM64. Can I use Canonical LivePatch easily somehow?
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Ubuntu 20.10 Livepatch isn't available for this system

i just upgraded to ubuntu 20.10, and i tried to turn on livepatch but it just doesn't work, i turned on token and everything. but doesn't work... any help? Here is my neofetch: OS: Ubuntu 20.10 x86_64 ...
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Terminal not working issue

I have upgraded my machine from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 LTS. Also, I was working in my database connectivity in Python using MySQL. I shutdown my machine, after which my terminal was not working, ...
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Newly mounted partition contains snap.canonical-livepatch - Can I remove it?

I did a "clean install" of 20.04 over 18.04 earlier this month keeping my home partition. In the process I discovered a 12GB unused partition at the end of the drive with my home partition. ...
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canonical-livepatch errors

after installing ubuntu, i tried to enable livepatch but first i faced this error: error executing enable: cannot enable machine: bad temporary server status 500 (URL: https://livepatch.canonical....
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Canonical-livepatch enabling error

For some reasons i had to remove Canonical-livepatch snap and when i wante to enable the machine after installing it again (with my own token key) I face:error executing enable: cannot enable machine: ...
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Livepatch is not available for this system-Livepatch snap is not available (Ubuntu 20.04)

Yesterday my Software-Center is replaced by snapd version after I change my server. Today, I could not open the snapd or Software center, I have removed snapd, everything is fine but now I get this ...
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Livepatch, An update has just been applied. I get this on every bootup

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 x64 with firmware 4.15.0-112-generic, gnome 3.28.2. Livepatch always says "An update has just been applied" in the notifications every time I boot the machine. What ...
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Canonical-livepatch enabling doesn't work

I installed snap and canonincal-livepatch on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server. When i pass the command: canonical-livepatch enable [My-Key] I get this output after a few seconds: sh: echo: I/O error child ...
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Will Livepatch apply patches before they are available as archive updates?

Is Livepatch expected to apply patches that have no counterpart in archive updates (yet)? Would it apply fixes that are only in proposed updates? I ask because, for the last few days, Livepatch has ...
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livepatch (Canonical Livepatch has experienced an internal error)

my livepatch has a red sign it says Canonical Livepatch has experienced an internal error. Please refer to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Livepatch#CommonIssues for further information. i've tried to ...
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Canonical livepatch service stopped working

A few hours ago my Canonical Livepatch stopped working. I searched for the solution and than decided to reinstall Canonical Livepatch. Now I am getting the following error: Failed to enable Livepatch:...
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`canonical-livepatch enable` command seems to be hanging — how can I figure out why?

I am setting up a brand new Ubuntu 18.04 (on a VPS) -- CLI only, no GUI. From a clean slate, the only things I've done so far is upgrade various apt packages, installed snapd, and ran sudo canonical-...
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Canonical livepatch failed when I tried to enable token

I tried to use canonical livepatch, but failed. I have 3 VPS. On the first one I added my token a month ago. Now I wanted to add the same token to my other 2 VPS but failed. 1 VPS (cut my token for ...
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Live-Patch Internal Error persisting

I see this error reminding me something wrong with Live-Patch --> Image here & not posted for having less reputation points I added my token and enabled it. After that I did, sudo canonical-...
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Is apparmor interfering with canonical-livepatch?

I've been having odd/concerning notifications featuring apparmor for a few releases now, but after upgrading to 20.04 I see a bunch of this in /var/log/syslog: Jul 30 15:33:03 aaron-ubuntu ...
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LivePatch fails with error “cannot apply patches: lock file already exists”

The canonical live-patch icon in my rack started showing a red "!" symbol and on opening the window, I get the error message "Canonical Livepatch has experienced an internal error. ...
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How do you configure this canonical-livepatch thing?

Why is configuring canonical-livepatch so weird? Why do we need this key thing? Anyway, trying to configure this and I get: Earth:sudo canonical-livepatch status Machine is not enabled. Please run '...
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ubuntu 20.04 imposible to turn on LivePatch require an internet connection

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 I came from Ubuntu 19.10 and before 18.04, I was using Livepatch in the past. I fresh installed Ubuntu 20.04 and I'm facing this message. I have an internet connection ...
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Persistent LivePatch internal error

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04. LivePatch informs me: Canonical Livepatch has experienced an internal error. Please refer to Kernel/Livepatch - Ubuntu Wiki for further information. As per instructions I ...
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Livepatch is not available for this system (Ubuntu 20.04)

I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 last night, logged into Ubuntu One, after which Livepatch was working as intended, without any issues. This morning I went into Software & Updates to check on some ...
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Livepatch keeps failing

Livepatch seems to be having internal errors ALL THE TIME, mostly when there’s an update but almost randomly now, how do I make it just work without disabling it? Is there something that won’t just ...
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20.04 Livepatch question

In 20.04 I enabled Livepatch. I've watched it for two weeks, and haven't seen it do anything, so I decided to disable it. However, I still see a process canonical-livepatch running, and I still see a ...
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Ubuntu 20.4 LTS terminal not opening

In my laptop, Dell Inspiron 5570, the terminal is not opening. When I click on the terminal icon, in the activity tab it shows that it's loading but doesn't open. The same happens for some ...
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Why am I being asked to Restart System even though I have Canonical Livepatch?

I'm confused about when I need to do system restarts even though I have Canonical Livepatch on Ubunut 20.04LTS Server $ sudo canonical-livepatch status --verbose last check: 22 minutes ago kernel: 5....
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Update livepatch credentials

I have created an Ubuntu One account just after the Ubuntu installation so that I have the cannonical updates enabled. How can I update the credentials once they have been saved in my Ubuntu OS ?
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when I try to install canonical-livepatch, I get an error [duplicate]

When I try to install canonical-livepatch through terminal: sudo snap install canonical-livepatch Or to enable it through activities > livepatch I allways get an error: too early for operation, ...
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Livepatch not updating kernel from 5.4.0.29 to 5.4.0.31 [duplicate]

There was a recent kernel update to 5.4.0.31 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and this package has been installed. However, livepatch does not recognize this, and instead says that 5.4.0.29 is ok, and no patches ...
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Livepatch announcements - what they mean?

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now all OK except this: what does it mean in practice, when Livepatch informs that: ''No updates currently applied.''? Does it mean that updates have been downloaded from ...
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Livepatch on 20.04 LTS - Failed to retreive Livepatch status

I just installed/upgraded to 20.04 LTS from 18.04. Livepatch is enabled but fails to show up in the task/menu bar area. In Software and updates, Livepatch shows as on but also says 'Failed to ...
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Error Message when enabling Livepatch : cannot parse /etc/fstab: expected between 3 and 6 fields, found 8

Ubuntu 18.04 4.15.0-66-generic #75-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When enabling Livepatch from Canonical Livepatch Service, I followed the instructions and pasted the commands in terminal: ...
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Is there a “staging” or “test” environment for Canonical Livepatch?

I would like to create an Ansible role for the Canonical Livepatch service. Part of this process is to write "unit tests" for the role that would run in a CI/CD environment to verify that the role is ...
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Kernel patch 4.15.0-72 for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS not available on canonical-livepatch

I there seems to be the situation about the new kernel security upgrade on Ubuntu that is announced over the mailing list and available via dist-upgrade, but there doesn't seem to be a live patch from ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after livepatchd snap app fails

Whenever I try to boot Ubuntu, this appears; it halts after the snap app livepatchd fails several times. How may I troubleshoot this?
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Livepatch freezing ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with livepatch. My computer often freezes for half an hour (or longer), at which point it seems swap and snapd are using all the cpu (quad-core) and ram (16 Gb). When ...
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Livepatch not working in 19.10? [duplicate]

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 19.10 especially to enable Livepatch. Unfortunately, I get the same error I had with Ubuntu 18.04: $ sudo canonical-livepatch enable [key] 2019/10/22 17:20:20 error ...
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livepatch apparmor=“DENIED”?

I've just installed canonical-livepatch on Ubuntu Server 16.04.6 LTS and when I try to register the machine I get this on the enable command: 2019/10/20 11:33:55 error executing enable: cannot enable ...
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Canonical Live Patch Service : Response from server not easy

I install last year "Canonical Live Patch Service", seem to work perfectly... Today I just go to check if all is good and I have this answer : root@vps187984494:~# canonical-livepatch status client-...