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Low fps + very pixelated when playing steam games on Linux Ubuntu

So I recently made the switch from windows 10 to Ubuntu, and when I booted up TF2 to see how it would run, I was getting an average of 5-10 fps! now mind you, on Windows 10, I would be getting around ...
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No desktop environment after failed upgrade from 21.10 to 22.04

I was using Ubuntu 21.10 and I got a notification message to upgrade to 22.04. I performed the upgrade, but during the upgrade I got an error: "Oh no something gone wrong [sic]". I used CTRL ...
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Ubuntu live 22.04 LTS doesnt see my GPT, NTFS drive with windows 10, Ubuntu also displays wrong colors!

Ubuntu sees my USB drives which are MBR and their filesystem is NTFS however it wont see my windows 10 that is installed on GPT and its filesystem is NTFS (GParted and Disks also wont see my windows ...
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Problem setting up auto-connect for Bluetooth headphones

I am a new lubuntu user first time installing lubuntu 20.4 on a windows 10 2gb ram and 32 HDD crappy laptop after clean installing as primary os everything seems to be working correctly except having ...
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Ubuntu can't find Wifi Driver on Maestro Laptop

I was using this laptop for art until I recently decided to switch to Linux for a better experience. I installed Ubuntu MATE and, from the first appearance, everything seemed fine. However it took me ...
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where is control panel in ubuntu?

as seeing the title you have already known I'm a new Linux user. I was using windows for over 10 years now and wanted to switch to Linux to know it more. And for that I chose Ubuntu 20.04. But now I'm ...
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which one do you recommend to install: ubuntu 20.04.3 or ubuntu 21.10

I know in general the answer is 20.04.3 certainly. but i have purchased a new laptop equipped with 11th gen Intel core i3 CPU and uefi boot. so new hardware support is important for me. also i will ...
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I signed up for ESM for my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Can I upgrade now using the Software Updater ICON

Got the ESM for my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Will the Software Updater Icon allow me to upgrade to the next version now
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Ubuntu Budgie on Macbook air 2013, no WiFi

So when trying Ubuntu Budgie on this, the WiFi doesn’t automatically install, I have to go to Additional Drivers and tell it to use the proprietary driver. No problem there. So then I install and tell ...
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Windows edges sticking together in 21.04 but not in 21.10

I'm using 21.04 and I notice that edges of windows (folders for example) stick together when brought close enough. I noticed that that option is missing in 21.10 by default and I was wondering if ...
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Thinkpad X1 Tablet G2 specific problem, anyone with this PC?

My webcam isn't working, and I am wondering if this is my device that is not supported or not... I have tried everything (i think). ... also the fingerprint sensor doesn't work either. Would love to ...
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try to install ubuntu 21.04 on an old Medion desktop using a motherboard MS 7800ver.1

I'm using medion desktop with a motherboard NS 7800 vER 1 when trying to install UBUNTU 21.04 I get 3 failed failed to start Dispatcherdaemon for system-network. failed to start Snap DAEMON. Failed ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a MacBook Pro Mid 2018

I come from a Linux background (Gentoo, Debian, Ubuntu) been out of the scene for a while and feel like jumping back in. Looked through the search for installing Ubuntu on a mid 2018 MacBook Pro Came ...
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When is Elkhart Lake support coming to Ubuntu? [closed]

When can we expect to see any support for Elkhart Lake from Ubuntu?
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What's the official support period for Ubuntu Core releases?

There recently was talks on Meta about the support period of LTS and non-LTS releases on this site. In addition, I saw the mention of Ubuntu Core in a comment, and this got me wondering what the ...
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Using Ubuntu Advantage with Landscape

How to use Ubuntu Advantage with Landscape? My understanding is that Ubuntu Advantage includes subscription to Landscape. I am trying the free subscription of Advantage which gives 3 machines ...
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Need Ethernet driver for Motherboard H410M H V2 for Ubuntu version 18.04

We have assembled a system with Gigabyte Motherboard H410M H V2 (bios version F1). And loaded Ubuntu 18.04, the version we are working at present. But not getting ethernet. Request your help to solve ...
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Is Ubuntu 20.04 LTS still supported for five years if I change the desktop environment?

I can't seem to find a definitive answer to this: Will Ubuntu 20.04 LTS still be supported for five years if I change the desktop environment to MATE or Xfce? And if I change the desktop environment ...
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Why do Ubuntu LTS releases provide 5 years of support? What happens during the lifecycle of an LTS release on a production server to need 5 years? [closed]

Also, what do IT teams of production servers do to prepare for end of support and transition from an older LTS release to a newer one?
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Help with a Supported GPU for 20.04

Is there somewhere I can find a list of the supported GPUs for Ubuntu 20.04 ? I'd like to upgrade so I want to make sure I buy one that works :-) Also welcome to suggestions, I'm only looking for ...
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Kernel Paniced after trying to compiling & installing an app and then deleting its folder

Hi today i downloaded the angband game and decided to compile it myself so i extracted the files and ran these commands on my terminal ./autogen.sh ./configure --with-no-install sudo checkinstall ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 support past 2021 into 2024

I'd like to know the exact steps that need to be taken to get Ubuntu 16.04 LTS support past April 2021 through to the year 2024. I've read about Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) and this sounds ...
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Ubuntu on Asus motherboard

I am planning to get myself a new motherboard (Asus PRIME B365) and the official website didn't say anything about Linux distros. So I was wondering does Asus motherboards support Linux? If anyone has ...
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How to set umask for daemon only in ubuntu 18.04?

I am working on OS hardening tasks. Need to set umask value for all the daemon processes running in the ubuntu system. It would be great if someone can share the steps. Note: umask need not be set for ...
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Load Ubuntu 20.04

Helo, i am jecute the instalation of mate sudo apt install tasksel and sudo tasksel install ubuntu-mate-desktop the firts err to start don't load the ubuntu for default, i use de ubuntu Errors and ...
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Which install or configuration changes into LTS make it lose its LTS essence?

Whenever I see Long Term Support (LTS) I think about trust in the stability of the system for some period. I hope that the packages were carefully selected so that their life cycle and the one of ...
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Fan speed control issues on Ubuntu

I recently noticed that my Dell laptop is overheating because the fan stops. I've read almost all posts on the internet related to fan control, anything related to i8kctl and lm-sensors. The laptop ...
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(Where) are official deprecation timelines published?

I was wondering when nftables will become Canonical-supported in Ubuntu LTS, or how much longer the iptables tool chain is going to remain Canonical-supported, assuming such change happens in some ...
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Can Ubuntu releases that are EOL still access the default repos or not?

After each version of Ubuntu has reached its end-of-life time, its repositories are removed from the main Ubuntu servers and consequently the mirrors.[365] Older versions of Ubuntu repositories ...
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End of Standard Support and End of Life

What do these terms mean? End of Standard Support End of Life Does this mean that I can't use this specific Ubuntu version, or something else?
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OpenJDK 8 support period in Bionic Beaver 18.04 LTS

According to the Ubuntu releases page Bionic Beaver 18.04 LTS has support until 2023 and the end of life is 2028. What does this mean for the OpenJDK 8 package? How long will security updates be ...
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Will nvidia-340 driver stop working in 2020?

...provided you continue to update Linux and Xorg? https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3142/~/support-timeframes-for-unix-legacy-gpu-releases
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What to do when Ubuntu support ends? How do you port your data to a newer version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to install Kubuntu on my laptop instead of Ubuntu, but the problem is its support ends soon and I'm new to this environment, so I don't know what to do when the support ends. Do we get an ...
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MacBook Pro w/ Ubuntu Blank Screen Boot-Up

I have two MacBooks. One installed Ubuntu 18.04 flawlessly. The other would hang on the Splash Screen for the intial install. So in the grub menu, I pressed 'e' and typed in nomodeset where applicable....
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Python2 support in 18.04 LTS

Considering that python2 is included in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and provides LTS support on those packages. Is Ubuntu going to provide security support for python2 packages by back porting evident security ...
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What happened to apps.ubuntu.com?

I tried to place an install it link into an answer, but apps.ubuntu.com went away and stopped working, it redirects to the Snapcraft store now. The image was there all right but the link was ...
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CLI: Get information Ubuntu releases

How can I get information about Ubuntu releases from the command line? Items of interest Names vs. version numbers support state
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Will Ubuntu Snappy Core work on the BeagleBone boards

I'm becoming increasingly interested in using Ubuntu Snappy Core, instead of Debian for the BeagleBone. However, I can't seem to understand if this would work well on the BeagleBone development ...
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can lm_sensors still damage hardware?

I just ran lm_sensors and foolishly typed YES to everything.. This is a brand new PC I've built and I'm worried I've damaged something now. Then I read that it can overwrite EEPROM and damage hardware ...
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I need help with my Logitech M510 mouse

I have a Logitech M510 and I cant use the scroll button, and I cant find the software for it. I have already gone to the web site to look for software for for Ubuntu.
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Ubuntu support for Intel Iris 655 video chipset

I have an intel NUC8i7BEH which comes with the Intel Iris 655 IGD Viddo chipset. In the past 01.org used to have an application that would automatically download the latest compiled drivers for intel ...
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Is it possible to still get updates on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it possible to still get updates on Ubuntu 12.04 in 2018? Cause my PC loved the Ubuntu 12.04 and I loved it. So is it possible, or not? If yes, how can I do that?
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Regarding possibility of developing Augmented reality android apps in Ubuntu [closed]

I exhausted of installing or at least knowing which to install and how to install and to integrate them. Nothing is successful from 2-3 months. I started reading many textbooks for developing ...
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How to boot 32-bit EFI

I have a tablet here with Windows on it, 32-bit processor, UEFI only, no options to support bios/legacy boot modes. I have been looking since yesterday about options when it comes to go all ...
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Kernel Panic While Installing on older hardware

I keep getting a kernel panic after trying Ubuntu 64, Kubuntu 64 and 32, Xubuntu 64 and I even tried Manjaro. They are HP Compaq Elite, 3GHZ Intel Core Duo, 2GB Ram that were donated. The harddrives ...
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Huawei matebook d 14 ryzen 5 2500u [duplicate]

Hey is Huawei matebook d 14 ryzen 5 2500u running well on Ubuntu? Or any other Linux distribution?I couldn't find information online just that there are some problems with ryzen 5 2500u.
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Windows boot menu hd0 msdos3 not found Please help!

2 days ago i formated all hdd drive (i have 1GBhdd and 550GBsdd) where was my windows 10 to fully get over to linux BUT after a couple of days of sweating under this system i decided to go over ...
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Will Kubuntu 18.04 LTS be supported on 32 bit machines for 5 years?

Will Kubuntu 18.04 LTS be supported on 32-bit machines for 5 years? We downloaded an: ISO file for 32-bit installation on i386 ISO file for 64-bit installation on amd64 Will both platforms be ...
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Does ubuntu 17.10 support the AMD Ryzen APUs?

The new AMD APUs have published. AMD Ryzen Desktop APUs Before building the systems, I'm worried about installing Ubuntu 17.10 on them. Does ubuntu 17.10 support the AMD Ryzen APUs?
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Will ESM also become available for14.04 and later LTS releases? (Covers 2022)

ESM is available for 12.04, which enables Ubuntu 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 ...
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