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Random reboot or system crash on my Ubuntu server

I'm a noob on Ubuntu as well as askubuntu.com. I recently bumped into a faulty system, so I'm reaching for helps. // I have a Ubuntu-based monitor-less server, and I usually use the machine with ssh/...
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what to do after this, I guess it is installation error [duplicate]

~$ apt-get dist-upgrade E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), are you root?
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I have old hdd laptop and new to ubuntu [closed]

I have old dell intel insprion 15 3000(3542) laptop having Pentium processor, having 4GB of ram and also hdd 528GB I want to Install and use Ubuntu. will you please help me with this. I am Unable to ...
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how do i remove an operating system (ubuntu)from my computer while still on another version of ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 20.04, 21.04, and 22.04 on my computer. basically, I want to stay on 20.04 and delete the two other versions. because they are taking up too much space. how do I do that? do I do it ...
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Severe crashing / freezing / hanging issue on Ubuntu 23.04

I've been working on moving over to linux for the past 3 days and tried multiple distributions. All of them had this same problem I'm describing. Whenever I start up my laptop it flashes a few bios ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS+NVidia RTX 6000+SSSD: System Menu Hang/Freeze

This is an odd one or at least it seems to be to me. I have a Precision 3660 with no built-in graphics/Intel graphics running a AMD CPU. This additionally has a NVidia RTX 6000 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. ...
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libAppProtection.so File deleted

I erroneously deleted the libappprotation.so file, in Ubuntu 20.04, now I have the error: ld.so: object '/usr/local/lib/AppProtection/libappprotation.so' from /etc/ld.so.prolead cannot be preloaded (...
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After Ubuntu installation There was no sound output at all & my build-in speakers aren't recognized on 22.04

i have tired the following steps : Step 1 – Update System Packages Step 2 – Install Pulse and Alsa Audio Drivers Step 3 – Reload the Alsa Driver but on step 2 , it took too long and the code didn't ...
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Problem after update

I recently updated Ubuntu MATE and installed Ubuntu 22.04. After I installed the latest version, sometimes when I open a particular software or file (for example when I open a new tab in browser or ...
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Ubuntu Frame - wpe-webkit-mir-kiosk high CPU consume

Good Morning, I installed correctly Ubuntu-Frame on my machine, I used the Ubuntu documentation to do it, It worked fine, and it was easy to do, in fact I did it with a RP4 the last time and works ...
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22.04 LTS sound from different sources interrupting each other

On my fresh 22.04 install on a Dell Precision 5570 notebook I'm experiencing sound problems. When I e.g. play a movie on netflix and a system notification sound is played, the sound from the movie is ...
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Games lagging on a good system

I just installed Ubuntu and tried out Super Tux Kart on high settings, but it just lags. Same goes for Trackmania. What should i do? I have: 16GB RAM Intel I7-7700 AMD RX6600 on Ubuntu 22.10 Xrandr: ...
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How to print border around mutliple pages per sheet with the Ubuntu system print dialog

The Ubuntu system print dialog has a provision for printing multiple pages per sheet, but it doesn't have an option to draw a border around the pages. This seems to be the case for most printer ...
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Ubuntu is not booting with many errors: "process error reports", "system logging service", "D-Bus system message bus"

I not sure what I did, but after I reboot my system no longer boots to the desktop GUI. Now the only thing I can do is to enter Recovery root shell. Is there any way to debug and figure out the reason,...
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Operating system maintenance and bug fixes

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on my PC for a few days. Since I have the main purpose for which I did it is both for university and personal reasons (I want to learn as much as possible about Linux ...
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Systemctl snap mount issue - Ubuntu 20.04

For the last few weeks, I have been unable to perform any updates on "Ubuntu Software", nor have I been able to update new software via snap. I can assume it is all related to the same ...
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I'm having trouble logging on because a shared library is missing

I wanted to repair libpam.so.0 for a better game experience in Ubuntu 18.04. sudo was crashed so I tried deleting it. I didn't know that this file was so important for booting. Here is the error:
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Icons disappear after making customizations

I've been using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and customized it with Colloid Nord theme, mcos Icons and dash to dock. Now I'm having a problem which cannot be solved by just updating and upgrading. Suddenly, the ...
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After AMD Driver: "Oh no! Something has gone wrong" upon boot

I have purchased a new GPU and attempted to install driver today. Specifications are as follows: ASUS B660 ProArt Motherboard i9 12900 CPU with integrated graphics Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS AMD Radeon RX ...
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Mount not working with systemd (working with /etc/fstab)

I have a working line in /etc/fstab for mounting a remote samba server //192.168.1.11/wind /media/fixe/wind cifs noauto,user,username=XXX,password=YYY,rw 0 0 But I would now use automount ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS freezes every time I run my IDE and browser

The problem happens when I run intellij idea and two different browsers Firefox and brave I am using Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS And here is my hardware information *-memory size: 8GiB *-...
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Whole File System is not getting open in Ubuntu 22.04

file system is only loading Most Of the time when I try to open the file system , it does not get open and only try to load it till I turn off the computer or restart the computer. I should mention it ...
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How do i disable system sound in Kubuntu 22.04.1? [duplicate]

When i empty the trash in Kubuntu it comes a system sound, how can i disable that? In the sound settings i didnt find how to disable that.
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How to remove duplicate Ubuntu 22.04 OS?

I am running Ubuntu desktop 22.04.1 on a separate 80 gb spare dedicated drive used to get acquainted with Linux.The Version and kernel details are linked below,together with the File Sys and Disks ...
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How to enable and disable GUI as need for each boot it to save RAM resources?

For an old PC Desktop with 4GB of RAM based on 64bits. For experimental purposes - I want install Ubuntu Desktop - mostly for two purposes: Server purpose. Use the DVD reader/writer to do backup ...
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Start of ubuntu issue

when I want to run Ubuntu on my computer, among the firsts words written on my computer is « Failed to start Create System User » and after that the loading screen is infinite. What should I do to ...
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Open / Save file dialog windows changed after upgrade 20.04->22.04 and they are broken, how to fix?

These are the 2 biggest problems with the new Open and Save file dialog windows: Open files: The 20.04 version of this dialog always showed a preview of image files on the right side when I clicked ...
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How do i check if my AMD APU A6 7310 with AMD r4 Radeon graphic card is installed or not?

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu... I am facing performance issues. I don't have any idea whether my graphic card is installed or not. The major problem is how do I check manufacturer driver is installed on ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 safely exit emergency mode

Uhm, I run into trouble attempting a rollback of packages installed today. I executed this: grep "2022-10-20.*.install " /var/log/dpkg.log | awk '{ print $4 }' | cut -d: -f1 | xargs sudo apt-...
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Not able to login, getting /etc/profile error while trying to login

I'm not able to login to my desktop. Every time I try to login to my system I get this error as shown in the screenshot.
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My question is about Ubuntu on windows

After the initial installation of Ubuntu for Windows from Microsoft the store I discovered that it wasn't downloaded to my PC but installed directly by Microsoft on my computer. Which means all the ...
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What is the difference between a live image ubuntu iso and complete iso

There is definitely a size difference in both live-server image and normal complete image. Also the complete image with all the repositories is not available on the official site also?
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System freeze diagnosis

Running Ubuntu 22.04.1 Periodically, at random, the system will freeze. What /var/log file should I examine to begin diagnosis ?
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Lenovo X230 running Kubuntu 22.04 - stops responding after one mouse click: ctrl/alt/del restart clears issue until next power up

Snippet from "dmesg" seems to show sys waiting on bluetooth: [ 4.691846] RAPL PMU: API unit is 2^-32 Joules, 3 fixed counters, 163840 ms ovfl timer [ 4.691851] RAPL PMU: hw unit of ...
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Ubuntu OS is not working

I changed Display manager from gdm3 to lightdm, then i removed lightdm using apt-get remove lightdm, then I rebooted computer, on startup it shows black screen that shows cmd. The reason I installed ...
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How to find Python tlc files?

I am trying to use tkinterDnD2 however it seems I need to drop the file in python's tlc folder...from what I can gather from this answer https://stackoverflow.com/questions/25427347/how-to-install-and-...
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Change in `whereis` behavior in 22.04

It seems like the whereis command in jammy jellyfish doesn't like extensions anymore? I have not been able to find any notes online to this effect. I just want to make sure this isn't a pibcak issue $...
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Unusually high system load after upgrading to Kubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

I was running Kubuntu 18.04 LTS all this while and finally decided to upgrade to the latest LTS release. Did an upgrade to 20.04 LTS and after booting into it the first time I noticed unusually high ...
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Files ownership from second drive get reset on reboot

every time I reboot my system (ubuntu server 22.04) the ownership of all my files and directories from my second drive gets transferred from my regular user to user _apt and group systemd-journal. How ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 near 100% CPU usage all cores

I have just installed the most recent stable release of Ubuntu (22.04) on a new computer. It is a clean install on new hardware. As soon as I started to use the PC it is using 98-100% of 6 cores at ...
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systemd-oomd Killing processes despite being disabled (zombies) [duplicate]

I found out that ubuntu systemd-oomd comes turned on by default for ubuntu 22 and found to disable it I do systemctl disable --now systemd-oomd However I'm not sure it's working. Prior to running big ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 install has no ipv6 sysctl directory

Quite literally, I'm seeing this: $ ll /proc/sys/net/ total 0 dr-xr-xr-x 1 root root 0 Jul 30 17:04 ./ dr-xr-xr-x 1 root root 0 Jul 30 17:04 ../ dr-xr-xr-x 1 root root 0 Jul 30 17:04 core/ dr-xr-xr-x ...
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What is the huge Downloads file in my systems root directory and can it be shrunk or deleted/

I have a 43.0 GB file called Downloads in my systems root directory. It is not my Downloads folder in my user directory. It seems kind of big and I am wondering if I can make it smaller or at least ...
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Remove file not working

I have just installed a php file for testing. The command: sudo rm info.php Also, checking other posts here, and calling rm help, I tryed: rm -r info.php Outputs: rm: cannot remove 'info.php': No ...
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XDG_RUNTIME_DIR in sda Ubuntub error while installation

XDG_RUNTIME_DIR is not owned by us (uid 0), but by uid 999!(This could eg happen if you try to connect to a non-root PulseAudio as a root user, over the native protocol. Don't do that.) While ...
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Output device is not working in Ubuntu 20.04

Output Device is not detected in Ubuntu 20.04. One month before, Output Device was detected and Audio was working fine. Now the output device not shown properly. After that I am creating another user ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 system freeze randomly - completely unresponsive (keys + mouse)

I bought a new computer very recently, and I installed Ubuntu 22.04. I've experienced random freezes ever since I got it. I've tried reinstalling Ubuntu 6+ times. The freezes can even happen in the ...
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Can't install and run Tor Browser in Ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

[I downloaded Tor Browser from the command line but when I try to open it, it prompts this error from the SO. Can anyone figured out what kind of error it is?? Do you guys think it is a bug from the ...
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How report kernel module bug? [duplicate]

Thanks for using your free time reading my question. I see happening an problem with dm-writeback in BTRFS when happen partial written damaging the file system in power failure. Where report kernel ...
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How to change font color in Ubuntu 22.04?

I want to change my system font to green lime.
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