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Apply critical kernel patches without rebooting.

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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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Livepatch ERROR Ubuntu 22.04 LTS after fresh installation

Livepatch error Ubuntu 22.04 LTS After a fresh installation of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS I got the error after trying to connect to my UA with the token. I tried to do it with the GUI and terminal both didn't ...
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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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Unable to activate LivePatch after upgrade from Ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04 [duplicate]

mike@NUC7I5BNH:~$ sudo canonical-livepatch enable error executing enable: livepatchd error: The platform Ubuntu 20.10 is not supported. exiting. If I had got this error while i was still running 21....
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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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I can't sing into livepatch and i get this error: Job for snapd.service failed because the control process exited with error code

I had a problem with my ubuntu single sign-on account so i had to remove my account and change my password, since then i haven't been able to add a new account and every time i try to log in it says &...
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How to fix livepatch icon not showing up in the top bar of Ubuntu 22.04?

enter image description here So I recently clean installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and everything seems to be working fine except the livepatch icon in the top bar. As you can see there's no error showing up ...
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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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Kernel mismatch after livepatch Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS

After running livepatch on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS, I see the following error message under Logs: sender: canonical-livep message: Livepatch kernel mismatch: Kernel version is "5.4.0-107.121-generic&...
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livepatch is not enabling showing failed to register error

"Failed to enable Livepatch: failed to register client: POST request to "https://livepatch.canonical.com/v1/client/07a43323907640979c71795f5f90f6a0" showing this error when i tried to ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Livepatch Enable Error

I've just installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and can't enable livepatch It shows this error; ''Failed to enable Livepatch: failed to register client: POST request to "https://livepatch.canonical.com/v1/...
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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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Canonical Livepatch has experienced an internal error, on start up

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 with kernel 5.11.0-40 and I am now experiencing a persistent error with Livepatch when starting my machine (the shield icon shows red). I have had this temporarily before, ...
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Canonical Livepatch problem

I have problem with livepatch it's reporting with a message internal error and I am wandering if I cannot use it anymore. I know that for my account i have a free subscription to 3 machines. My ...
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Canonical-livepatch issue

Need help in enabiling livepatch: Message: 2021/10/11 02:34:15 error executing config: Livepatchd error: Couldn't setup system logger: Unix syslog delivery error Getting above error while enabling ...
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Boot screen shows [FAILED]Failed to start Service fo•ivepatch.canonical-livepatchd [Solved]

I use an old Gateway computer that has Ubuntu on it. I had to remove some packages to relieve some space in my computer. So I used stacer to delete all the packages with name libre (I tried to delete ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu Single Sign-On Account

I made a fresh Ubuntu Installation and got stuck on the Ubuntu Single Sign-On Account. It's not able to SignIn neither it's getting cancelled, It's very much irritating. What can be done in this case? ...
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canonical livepatch error: certificate signed by unknown authority

I'm using livepatch on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS for quite some time. A few days ago I noticed a red exclamation mark. Then I signed out and tried to reapply the live patch. However the following comand throws ...
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Extended Security Maintenance settings for Ubuntu 18.04

Οut of curiosity Ι tried researching what options I have if I still use my Ubuntu 18.04 after April 2023. So I came across Extended Security Maintenance, which is free for 3 devices for personal use, ...
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How to enable/disable Canonical Livepatch in software_properties_gtk via command line?

The above picture shows Canonical livepatch setting in software_properties_gtk. How do I enable/disable the Canonical Livepatch via command line?
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18.04 Xubuntu Not Waking

I have a recent issue with Xubuntu 18.04 not always waking. It seems to be just the in the morning. I pulled the syslog and see some failures like "Failed to start snap.canonical-livepatch&...
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Is Livepatch supported in 21.04 [duplicate]

Is Livepatch supported in 21.04? I only want to install versions that support livepatch. I currently have 20.04 installed and will update to 21.04 if livepatch is available.
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Why doesn't livepatch see my internet connection?

I can verify that my Ubuntu server can access the internet (I'm writing this, on that machine now); so why doesn't livepatch see my internet connection? What do I need to adjust/change?
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Why does my livepatch never get any patches?

This may be a duplicate of Livepatch - Does This Even Do Anything? I have livepatch supposedly running on two machines, one with 18.04.5 LTS 4.15.0-147-generic and one with 20.04.2 LTS 5.8.0-55-...
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Livepatch problem. Cloned?

Ubuntu 20.4.2 LTS - FOCAL My laptop was working fine and the Internet speed fine. This, until ew days ago when the Internet speed went down dramatically. It's now 50 to 60% slower. I didn't change ...
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How do I disable the "Would you like to set up Livepatch now" message at login?

I have some LTSP clients with Ubuntu 20.04. Whenever login, there is always a prompt "Would you like to set up Livepatch now". We would not like to set up Livepatch. Any command to ...
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On what occasions canonical livepatch machine-token change?

On what occasions canonical livepatch machine-token change? Is it possible to get new livepatch machine-token without fresh installation of OS? Is it necessary to go through https://ubuntu.com/...
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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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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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