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Clear ubuntu 20.04 installation is working slow [closed]

So everything looks like slideshow. Dell Inspiron 15 with nvidia graphics card, I have tried reinstall system but its always the same.
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No Bluetooth Found plug in a dongle to use bluetooth

I am afraid that it could be resulted by this problem because I can't turn up/down the volume in the panel. this is the real problem I want to ask, I can't use the Bluetooth, but two months ago this ...
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Error while installing PSPP in Ubuntu 20.04

I tried to install PSPP for 20.04 version. I couldnot get the required version and tried to install the version for 18.04.And during installation i got the error message: Dependancy is not satisfiable ...
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Cant boot my Ubuntu 20.04 Installation

I don't want to loose all my files, as I have already tried fixing it with the live USB but fail to repair my installation. In get the following text while loading Ubuntu 20.04: mount: mounting/dev ...
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Move entire system and application to new drive

I have an ubuntu 18.04 installation with an application running on it. The size of the whole disk is 600gb but the installation (system and application) uses only about 50 gb , how do i move files ...
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can't perfrom apt update

Hi I get this error when I run 'apt update' - Err:1 http://ph.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Could not connect to ph.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (2001:d18:0:23::172). - connect (111: ...
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Best Ubuntu Version [duplicate]

**With Due Respect To the Open Source Community I am new to Ubuntu so please suggest me Best Ubuntu Version for my old sysytem with specs below Processor-Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 3300 ...
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i keep getting “no bootable medium found! system halted”

ive been trying to set up a vm for 3 days now and ive been using ubuntu version 18.04. i thought i fixed everything and just before as it was working and i was on Linux, i left and as I go back on it ...
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large file in .cache folder and ubuntu gets frozen and required forced shutdown

I have a file by the name "tmpRpR4bb5vQtW53AeklxGmULyO0cmBUbXFop1xeghoBG_N.A8nEe0u0A23Rgtas2ng-9hUMG8TCl45leYn2ZWD1YJGSjHXpoyZeQsu4a57DvVoDv71W95iAdBB5sJI6e3YX2KoqSl4swdn-hpAmZ_4GHiRBXhaNSZvtmmBP-...
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If I add a user to sudoers to be able to perform root functions

If I add a user to sudoers to be able to perform root functions, does it mean this user is the same as root?
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Gnome Shell related JS errors seen in syslog file during investigating system freeze

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (upgraded from original install of 18.04.4 LTS) on an HP Eitebook 2560 Intel Core i5 Trying to investigate a system issue where the UI became unresponsive at the lock ...
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I can only access the terminal

I installed Ubuntu. Now every time I reboot I get /dev/sda2: clean. Some answers say I'll need to purge nvidia drivers. This was the suggestion I saw: https://www.linuxbabe.com/ubuntu/install-nvidia-...
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Sudo is not running Command not found error Login Loop on UBUNTU 19.10

I tried all the ways that are given on previous ask@ubuntu but my problem is such different after pressing alt+ctrl+F2 and login to user I tried to run all commands given but it gave me error error ...
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How would Windows XP system restore work on a dual boot PC? [closed]

I have a 32-bit Windows XP system that I want to make dual boot with Ubuntu 16.04. My questions are these: 1. If I make a system restore point on XP, would that be able to remove Ubuntu if I didn't ...
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the command “sudo apt remove virtualvox 6.1” has removed all programs and system

I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS installed. When I executed the command sudo apt remove virtualvox 6.1 has removed all programs and system. Unable to restart Ubuntu. Help, please.
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How to check what type of resources a server is running out of?

It is quite possible to research specific Linux/Ubuntu/Bash error messages (for example 'Cannot fork') and see what type of resource the server may be running out of. However, this question is to ...
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Installing Ubuntu to pre-created partition [duplicate]

How do I install Ubuntu into a separate pre-created partition in windows 10 and is a 30GB partition sufficient? This is in relation to This post regarding installation problems
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Creating an image of the installed version along with all changes and apps installed

Well my requirement is little different from other question related to image creation. I need to do is- Scenario : I've Ubunut Mate 18.04 installed with over dozen tweaks/changes to make it ...
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what can I do to upgrading from 19.10 to 20.04

"Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading". I did that but still I can not do upgrading thanks
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Repair OS after uninstall GNOME

i installed GNOME on my Xubuntu OS. afterwards I decided to remove because it made the system heavier. The problem is that now when i running the computer, instead of seeing the Xubuntu icon as the ...
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Screen turning off while the system is loading on LUBUNTU

When i turn on the system, my screen just turn off and I have to close the lid and reopen it for the computer goes to sleep and back. If I just turn off the screen, closing and reopening the lid doesn'...
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“System Error Occured ” means?

Every-time, when I boots my laptop . A message pops up on my screen as "System Error Occurred. " I can't understand , why the message occurs and I update my laptop regularly.Yet I don't know why this ...
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system mysql failed to start

service mysql start Failed to get properties: Unit name cockpit-wsinstance-https@.socket is neither a valid invocation ID nor unit name systemctl enable cockpit-wsinstance-https@.socket The ...
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System program problem detected when I start my computer

Every time I start my computer I get "System program problem detected" pop-up. I press report problem but I want to solve it (not to stop displaying pop-up but to fix the problem). The problem is I ...
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No system.config file

I've been having problems with the d-bus permissions and I believe is because I don't have a the /etc/dbus-1/system.config file. I'm using Ubuntu 19.10. How can I get this file? and why is it not ...
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Why is this happening after booting up my linux and how iam able to fix it?

My NordVPN wasnt acting well so i end it with "system monitoring" after a while i figuerd out it isnt acting well so i stopped it process and then i killed it. After that i restart my computer and ...
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My System is failed to unlocked

I mistakenly change my variable path of my xubuntu 18.04, i have tried many options found in this platform but is not working for me. Please i need an urgent help Screenshotof my tty4 console
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If the LTS expires for Ubuntu 18.04 in april 2021, will the devs of third party apps immediately stop with releasing updates for Ubuntu 18.04?

I ask this because i dont know everything about Ubuntu, and how the repos work. I assume the System updates of Ubuntu itself will be halted at that point, but what about other apps, programs ,...
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Help with grub-update?

Good Morning. Sorry, bit of a newbie question. I have added a second hard disk to my Ubuntu system with a separate bootable Mint partition. When I run update-grub as sudo to include new partition/OS I ...
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How to change the minimum brightness value?

I want to dim brightness in my system way below the currently available setting. I found this method which helps to set a minimum brightness value. But the problem is if I ever change the brightness ...
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lubuntu Live DVD unable to boot stuck at loading screen

i downloaded the lubuntu-19.10-desktop-amd64.iso and then used rufus to make it bootaable from usb . Now I am booting but the boot is stuck on the loading screen (this one: http://4.bp.blogspot....
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How to create a installation Ubuntu flash drive [duplicate]

I have a smal laptop Acer aspire and I wish to install ubuntu from a flash drive how do I proceed?
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ubuntu hangs for seconds

I suddenly have a problem with my ubuntu 18.04, its suddenly hangs for ca a second every 10 to 30 seconds, so the cursor isn't moving and for example a movie stops. The problem just came up today ...
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geting system failure messages after bootup

I get the system error popup at seemingly random times, including after bootup if I leave the computer idle for a few minutes. It always seems to be the same deal, something like the following: -rw-...
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Cannot resolve “System Program Problem Detected” in Ubuntu 18.04

I cannot seem to resolve the "System Program Problem Detected" in my Ubuntu machine. I have emptied the /var/crash/ directory multiple times. systemctl --failed gives: 0 loaded units listed. Pass -...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 changes

I just found out that version 18.04.4 LTS is available with the long list of changes So my question is ALSA and MPD got updated? After trying several different music players I found that Cantata with ...
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Ubuntu/Linux Specific Equivalent of DLL Files

Windows loads .dll files on startup to run system processes and load critical features and programs for the operating system. In researching this question, I found that Ubuntu uses .so files and .o ...
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Windows dxdiag, msinfo32 alternatives for ubuntu

Are there any commands or tools for that?
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Removing a non-apt Kernel

TL;DR: How can I remove a manually compiled and installed kernel? Long version: I have an AMD Epyc 7002 workstation that refuses to suspend with Lubuntu 18.04 (asking here was unsuccessful, too few ...
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system program problem detected not showing any info [duplicate]

Since several days the error window keeps popping up, but it does not show any information on which program crashed or has said error. When I click on "Report problem..." it just goes away without ...
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Updat Ubuntu One on Dell D520

I have an old Dell D520 which is currently on Ubuntu one, I'm new to using Ubuntu and I was looking for help to find out if I am able to update to a most recent software package, and if so which one ...
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how to make environment variables persist?

For this bash script: #!/bin/sh export AccessToken=678 export AccessTokenSecret=wxy export ApiKey=abc export ApiSecret=123 How can I then ensure that printenv run at a later point in time will show ...
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Frontend is taking too much CPU

On running top, I see a command called "frontend" has been running for 100+ hours and it is taking half of my CPU resource. What does it do?
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Help choosing a version [duplicate]

My computer is getting old and with windows 7 no longer giving support I wanted to dual install a linux version. Maybe even run it off a flash drive and or dual boot if possible. I was thinking ubuntu ...
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Making Any Harddrive bootable in Ubuntu for other softwares

I would like to know how to make an internal HDD (connected via sata-usb) bootable using Ubuntu. In Windows,diskpart command is used, I was hoping to get it know the similar type procedure for Linux. ...
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An Unique key/id that corresponds to only one combination of Ubuntu OS and hardware

I need an unique ID/key such that it corresponds to only one combination of UbuntuOS and hardware. Maybe like a combination of machineID and something unique OS ID? It should be such that the ID is ...
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System completely freezes (Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS)

system freezes completely. Keyboard, mouse..nothing works. Then have to force shut down using power button. I am using HP laptop (64 bit) and on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS..
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How to get all output of system monitor using the command line similar to top command but it doesn't give all the values?

How to get all parameter values of Ubuntu's system monitor using a terminal command line such as top command (per second "per-process") with a comma separated format? For example, Top command ......
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Problem install ubuntu18.04.3 lenovo E430

I Downloaded ubuntu 18.04.3 and install in a flash Driver and DVD but it can't install (not boot DVD or Flash Driver ) in my laptop Lenovo e430
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sys_write doesn't print message to the terminal

I'm trying to explore GNU Assembler using this example: https://0xax.github.io/asm_1/ My code main.s is .data message: .ascii "ASSEMBLY OUTPUT" .text .globl _start _start: movq $1, %rdi movq $1,...

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