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Apply critical kernel patches without rebooting.

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Camera on 24.04 after update not working

I have a Lenovo Legion laptop with integrated camera. There is Ubuntu 24.04 installed. After some updates (I am on livepatch) the camera did not show any image. The typical "Camera not found"...
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Ubuntu Livepatch - Weird Continous Problems

I have this problem since I installed Ubuntu few weeks ago. I read through few similar post and none was exactly they way I experience a problem. Very frequently (50% of days) when I turn on my PC and ...
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failed to mount canonical-livepatch after timeshift

I have backed up my system using Timeshift and removed Ubuntu from my laptop. Then I reinstalled Ubuntu and trying to restore the state using Timeshift snapshot from a recovery hard disk. After ...
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Why does LivePatch fail this morning after normal updates gave me new kernel?

Running Ubuntu 22.04.3LTS. I noticed that LivePatch suddenly failed this morning with the error: "An error occurred when checking for LivePatch updates." I searched around and discovered I ...
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Challenges with Activating Livepatch on Ubuntu Pro 22.04.3 LTS Using Kernel linux-image-generic-hwe-22.04

Hello Ask Ubuntu Community, I am encountering an issue with enabling Livepatch on my system Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS running Ubuntu Pro. Despite having the latest version of the kernel, linux-image-generic-...
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Test if livepatch is working

I enabled livepatch on machine and I would like to test if it will work as expected. But there is no update to test it. Can I install some older kernel to test or find a way to make sure it works? ...
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Issue installing Canonical Livepatch - Error Message

I am facing an issue while trying to install Canonical Livepatch on my Ubuntu system. The error message I am encountering is as follows: $ sudo snap install canonical-livepatch error: cannot perform ...
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Ubuntu Pro: Another process is running APT

I am trying to enable esm-apps on my Ubuntu 22.04 machine (pro enable esm-apps), but it keeps on failing to update package lists 'Another process is running APT.' while 'apt update' is working ...
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livepatch is on but software and updates app says otherwise, and when you switch the toggle on it says "Could not enable Livepatch. Please try again."

its basically just the title Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS 64-bit 42.9 Wayland
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Stop livepatch notification at login

Every time I log in to my laptop remotely, I get a message telling me to restart immediately because Livepatch has patched vulnerabilities: Welcome to Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.15.0-84-generic ...
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Ubuntu Pro 20.04 - Canonical Livepatch - apt-check - eats all memory and Server unresponsive intermittently - until a reboot

Ubuntu Pro 20.04 and Canonical Livepatch apt-check eat all memory and hang the server until we reboot it. t3.nano 512 MB RAM in use, and multiple instances have the same issue. We need a solution to ...
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Livepatch reporting trojan based on Trend - Trojan.Linux.EMPEROR.USELVK623

we have a bunch of machines that are currently flagging a trojan in the livepatch update. Trend is reporting an issue in: /snap/canonical-livepatch/248/canonical-livepatch /snap/canonical-livepatch/...
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livepatch not delivering updates for 5.15 hwe

Another thread on the livepatch topic. On multiple ubuntu 20.04.6 servers, running 5.15.0-84.93~20.04.1-generic, we never get any livepatch updates to the kernel. I don't see anything wrong in the ...
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Does anyone know why Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS is installing an ROS

Could someone explain why a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS keeps installing a robot on machine and a generic kernel that can't be updated so that I can comply with FIPS? It is driving me crazy ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Livepatch + HWE generic kernels

According to a blog post, Canonical is supporting livepatching of the Linux 6.2 hardware enablement (HWE) kernels. However, according to the list of supported kernels for livepatching, only the cloud ...
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Can't attach canonical-livepatch with my token

I just successfully installed and configured an Ubuntu Core 18 image for Intel Dawson Canyon and June Canyon NUC by following this official guide to run (mainly) my Nextcloud instance. The choice of ...
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Issue Enabling Kernel Livepatch on Ubuntu 22.04

I am currently facing an issue with enabling Kernel Livepatch on Ubuntu 22.04. I have attempted to disable and re-enable Livepatch multiple times, but each time I receive the error message "Could ...
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How to turn on Kernel livepatch

I can't turn on the kernel livepatch option, despite trying many times. Is there anything that I am doing wrong? Thanks
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How to have LTS+Livepatch at the OS installation step?

In relation to my previous post. I would like to know how I can have LTS + Livepatch enabled at the OS installation step? Thanks,
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Automatic reboot after Ubuntu Livepatch

When Ubuntu Livepatch has patched the kernel but recommends restarting to boot into the new version, a message appears in the motd like this: *** Livepatch has fixed kernel vulnerabilities. System ...
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Errors reported from livepatch

Today livepatch got updated automatically and right after the update, the following errors started appearing in the journal log. 4/5/23 7:12 PM canonical-livepatch.canonical-livepatchd Client ...
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Livepatch Will Not Enable for Ubuntu 18.04 with "Could not retreive client information" error

I have installed and set up Ubuntu Pro on my primary server and my backup server. However, I cannot get livepatch to enable on the backup server. I get the following error: # sudo pro enable livepatch ...
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System randomly freezes; unable to access terminal; restart fixes for a couple days

I'm having this weird issue where after a while, my system just locks up. None of the CTRL+ALT+F* keys bring up the terminal or login, and only after a restart do things work again. During the time ...
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Ubuntu Pro License for VMs

I'm a little bit at a loss understanding how Ubuntu Pro license works for Vms. It says "all the VMs running on these hosts", then listing a lot of hosts (from qemu/KVM to EXSi to Hyper-V to ...
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Problem enabling Livepatch

I tried enabling Canonical Livepatch, according to the tutorial here: https://ubuntu.com/security/livepatch/docs/client/enabling . But, I repeatedly encountered the following error: Stderr: Could not ...
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canonical-live patch status error executing status: live patch error: snappy kernel-module-control interface not connected

Stderr: error executing config: livepatchd error: snappy kernel-module-control interface not connected how do I correct this?
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How can I get to my desktop on Linux Ubuntu 22.10

After work today I couldn't type my password to log back into my computer, I restarted it and it said something along the lines of "can't update because packages have not been updated" so in ...
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Livepatch shutting down the entire User runtime, just to check for patches

After enabling Ubuntu Pro, I have been noticing my services were going down randomly. after investigating, it turns out the Docker rootless service is being shutdown by Livepatch. it looks like ...
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Why is LivePatch on Ubuntu 22.04 asking me update the same packages every reboot?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04 from 20.4 a few weeks back, I see this screen every reboot. LivePatch update popup Any ideas as to why this is happening? This did not happen on Ubuntu 20.04. Thanks in ...
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Livepatch not working in Ubuntu

Signed in yesterday for Ubuntu pro. The livepatch staus in the top bar shows a orange explanation mark on it. When i click on it it says: An error occured when checking for livepatch updates. I am ...
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livepatchd Cannot get current kernel version fork/exec /uname no such file or directory

While debugging a separate issue I found a lot of lines like this in /var/log/syslog: canonical-livepatch.canonical-livepatchd[1157]: Cannot get current kernel version: fork/exec /uname: no such file ...
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Livepatch fails on 2nd personal machine

I have a personal token for livepatch on my laptop and it works fine. I added livepatch using my token to my wife's laptop, but she still gets updater even though the livepatch icon shows in the tray....
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Livepatch Behaviour and restart in

I have installed livepatch on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Livepatch status indicates that patches have been applied (✓ all applicable livepatch modules inserted) but it asks me to reboot when I login via SSH : *...
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Liveptach services can't get authorized

I can't login into my Ubuntu accounts through gnome-control-center's "Online Accounts" Tab since it is raising error with "Error Connecting Ubuntu Single Sign-On server: \n Something ...
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How to select a different user to authenticate Livepatch with?

I am an IT Admin and recently set up an Ubuntu 18.04 laptop for one of my users. As apart of the process, I create a local admin account to set things up and join the computer to our Active Directory ...
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Livepatch not working in ubuntu 22.04

sudo ua enable livepatch gets the following answer One moment, checking your subscription first Stderr: internal error, please report: running "canonical-livepatch" failed: cannot find ...
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Livepatch in 22.04 LTS not working

Ever since i upgraded to 22.04 in March I was not able to attach my Machine to Livepatch. Back then I (probably rightfully so) assumed it was because 22.04 was still in beta. But after official ...
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How to fix <urlopen error ……. unable to get local issuer certificate (_ssl.c:997)> in Ubuntu?

I can't report a bug due to the above mentioned reason. I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. How can I fix this issue. May be because of this issue I can't attach my system to Canonical Livepatch.
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Why Ubuntu fails to attach machine to https://ubuntu.com/advantage for enabling livepatch

My newly upgraded Jammy 22.04 lts failed to attach machine to https://ubuntu.com/advantage attaching and detaching are not possible. Failed to connect to authentication server Check your Internet ...
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Why Livepatch is not available for ARM based CPU? [closed]

I recently discovered Canonical Livepatch service, I want to install it on my Raspberry Pi, but it said Livepatch is not available for platform arm64. Supported platforms are: amd64, x86_64. Livepatch ...
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Can not enable Livepatch service on 22.04

I just did a clean install of 22.04 today. When trying to enable live patch I see I see the following message. I tried uninstall and reinstalling the livepatch app/snap but that didn't resolve the ...
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Error enabling canonical livepatch [duplicate]

I would like to enable Canonical Livepatch on my personal computer. After installing it, bash tells me that Livepatch isn't available for Ubuntu 21.10, which is the version I'm using. How do I enable ...
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Livepatch -- plans to support official HWE kernels?

According to an answer to this question, livepatch supports only the release kernels for a given LTS release. This is understandable, in order to make development and support a possible task, but I'...
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Using a proxy with Canonical Livepatch Service

Have been regularly experienced problems to update Ubuntu 20.04 using Livepatch in environment with internet access via proxy. Livepatch service issues errors with words like "cannot connect"...
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WSL - Livepatch error executing enable: failed to register client: unauthorized

Running Ubuntu 20.04 in wls 2 from Windows 11. X-window blacked out when I run Livepatch from desktop GUI and tried CLI "sudo canonical-livepatch enable " and received "error executing ...
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How to complete remove Livepatch from Ubuntu 20.04.3?

How can i permanently and completely remove Livepatch from Ubuntu? I tried these steps but Livepatch was still present and i could run it! First of all i run the following command: sudo snap remove ...
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What is "Preview: Ubuntu Pro for Desktop" under Livepatch in Software & Updates?

I opened the Software & Updates app and under Livepatch, I saw this new message: (The "new message" is in the big blue box) I want to know what this is. I clicked on the link, logged ...
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livepatch not livepatching very much

I have been running canonical-livepatch for a year or so but constantly find that I have to reboot my server due to kernel patching. Now recently I have been running Linux kernel 5.11.0-1021-aws. Then ...
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canonical-Livepath error which I can not find it

I received an error by following Canonical Livepatch has experienced an internal error. Please refer to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Livepatch#CommonIssues for further information. How can to solve ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.03 Livepatch issue

I am experiencing issues with Livepatch and I am getting this error: Canonical Livepatch has experienced an internal error. Please refer to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Livepatch#CommonIssues for ...
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