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Xubuntu 20.04 delayed action of Suspend on pressing Sleep button

I have set the Xfce Power Management General > Buttons in my Xubuntu 20.04 system to Suspend "when the sleep button is pressed". When I click the Suspend button in the dialog called up by the power ...
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Is Puddletag not supported in 20.04?

I had Puddletag a few days ago, running 19.10. Yesterday I upgraded to 20.04, and now I don't have it. Not listed in Software either. What gives?
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Ubuntu 20.04 stopped before it finished

I got a laptop from my brother it has Linux I didn't know much about but I've been learning, well I got with Ubuntu 16 and upgraded to 18 then 20 came out so I followed all the tutorials of how and ...
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Im stuck in vm terminal console with root access to full system but i cant boot into normal desktop. anybody with a magic script or something? [duplicate]

I was attempting to resolve 20auto-upgrades.merge-error and now I'm stuck.. so embarrassing. please help I don't want to lose all that data on a reinstall. I have a backup yesterday but I have been ...
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Dell inspiron 15 does not power on [closed]

Dell inspiron 15 does not power on. I tried holding power button and remove battery for 30 seconds nothing happened
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Mp3 support? Offline?

Is there anyway for Ubuntu, or any Linux flavor/distro, that natively supports it? I installed a clean copy of Ubuntu and only a few songs of my 100,000+ music library was imported. (to Rhythmbox). My ...
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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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Ubuntu screen frozes

I am sure there is a lot of post about ubuntu freezing. But there is absolute any of them that helped with my issue. I have dual booted window and ubuntu on my pc. Sometimes, when I work on ubuntu. ...
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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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Are there any options for getting help with Ubuntu 14.04?

Are there any options for getting help with Ubuntu 14.04? I don't have the option of upgrading.
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Jumping zoom in ubuntu 18/19

My question is about Magnifier. Hi, i have a problem with ubuntu default zoom. When I zooming screen and try something write in editor text or for example in netbeans then screen still jump to left ...
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How to connect another display to my laptop via think pad USB 3.0 pro dock? [duplicate]

My operating system does not recognize it at all. See my Displays screenshot:
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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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Is Ubuntu fully supported on Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series (AMD A9 Dual core)? [duplicate]

My sister has this Dell laptop and is having Windows 10 pre-installed. She is planning to switch to Ubuntu since Windows is making her life very hard. I just want to check, if this Dell laptop is ...
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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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Lubuntu Live USB screen going blank randomly

I downloaded Lubuntu on a USB (64 GB, FAT32) with Rufus. When I booted into it worked absolutely fine, but at random times the screed just decides to go blank and Lubuntu freezes (the screen is on, ...
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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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Unable to get wifi to work on Ubuntu 19.04 on a 2013 macbook air

I have wiped my macbook air and installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 19.04. All my devices work except for the wifi. I am able to get bluetooth and use my apple keyboard's special keys while in ubuntu, ...
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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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I got an error stating that I needed vmlinuz, what to do now?

I created a bootable USB with Ubuntu 18.04 and I get an error when trying to install it saying '/casper/vmlinuz is not found. I looked in that folder and that file is there. Where do I go from here?
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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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frozen load up when rebooted, mouse frozen but keyboard still functions

i tried installing the latest ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on an older dell optiplex 330 desktop that i have. I downloaded ubuntu from my laptop and used rufus to load it to a usd drive. I then installed it to ...
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User Login In Ubuntu

I need to login in to Ubuntu instance through a non root user from putty. but cannot do so , the ubuntu login happens via a pem file generated at the time of creating the instance. This instance is on ...
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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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Ubuntu network problems

So I'm new to using Ubuntu and since I installed it a few days ago it hasn't been detecting my wired ethernet connection. I've tried installing the most recent update packages and this didn't work. ...
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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 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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Somehow ended up on Kernel 4.10 Ubuntu 16.04

I am using a Ubuntu 16.04 system and somehow ended up with the kernel 4.10 on my system. I researched this with uname -a which output was Linux blackbox-H97-D3H 4.10.0-42-generic #46~16.04.1-Ubuntu ...
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GPU Support on Ubuntu VServer ? (for running OBS)

I set up an Ubuntu VServer, installed Open Broadcaster Software, and wanted to do a little radio stream for YouTube. If I start OBS it shows me a Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be ...
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How do I order the languages in Gnome-language-selector?

I want to add English, Irish and Japanese in language support but despite it saying "Drag languages to arrange them in order of preference" it won't let me actually order them. I want the order to be: ...
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LTS after 5 years of support [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04 have support until April 2021. So in 2021 will i have to reinstall whole system or will be asked to update system by"system update like on windows" without formating hdd and losing all my ...
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How come I can't install Dolphin or Krusader file managers from the Software Center?

I'm using 16.04. I can install other apps but not the file managers. Terminal commands won't work either. Are these two applications no longer supported? EDIT: Here are my terminal logs: sudo apt-...
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Why does Kubuntu and Xubuntu 16.04 LTS support end sooner than the official Ubuntu EOL date?

I was searching info for 16.04.3 LTS (for Kubuntu & Xubuntu). It was great to find out about the cool features of those Ubuntu distributions. However, I found something unusual; the EOL date of ...
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find out programmatically which Ubuntu release are supported

Is there a programmatic way for finding out which Ubuntu releases are currently supported by upstream? Something like an HTTP(s) service that returns $ curl https://get_supported_ubuntu_versions.com?...
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Help Ubuntu 16.04 download java jdk/jre 6 manual installation , and set path in .bashrc?

Problem of my Game that I want to launch did not work with java7-8 and solution that I need is Solution because server only is supported with 1.6.0 JRE I need to install it manualy but I don't know ...
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Patching vulnerabilities in Ubuntu LTS releases

Ubuntu LTS releases have an EOL date of 5 years after release. It does not seem packages are upgraded to newer versions. Does this mean that packages are patched for CVEs for 5 years? Where are ...
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Ryzen + Gigabyte ubuntu start error

I can't start ubuntu and mint, because it fails with the error: Unexpected IRQ trap at vector 07 I'v tried ubuntu 17.04 and mint 18.3 (based on ubuntu 16.04). My processor: AMD Ryzen 1500x My ...
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How can I continue using apt-get on Lubuntu 16.10 [duplicate]

Today apt-get has stopped working on my Lubuntu 16.10. Whenever I try to install packages using apt-get install nothing happens after "reading packages list" has been printed out. I guess that is ...