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19.10 hangs for a few seconds every minute or so

System just hangs (freezes) for a few seconds. Mouse cursor does not move, and display does not update. keyboard buffer fills though. Then things are fine again for a minute Top does not show ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu (AMD)

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 19.10 and 19.04 but neither of those have worked. I have used both GPT and MBR on both flash drives for both versions. I have also tried both UEFI and Legacy boot ...
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Sylpheed freezes after suspend

Sylpheed stops working after I suspend Ubuntu. Both are updated. Sylpheed is configured with 3 accounts, and no passwords are stored. I'm pretty happy with the program, but if there's no solution, I'...
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Unable to run EAGLE 9.5.1 on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04. I'm trying to install EAGLE as instructed here. I've downloaded and unzipped the package and placed it in my home directory. In the eagle folder, I run ./eagle run and got the ...
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Can't install ubuntu 18.04.3

I either get errors or it just prompts me to install it again, without telling me to remove the external device and restart. If I remove the usb it says, "Default Boot Device Missing or Bopot Device ...
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Problem running ubuntu alongside windows 10

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu onto my 2nd drive(the main drive has W10 on it) but there is no way for me to boot it from it. I tried changing the boot order but that didn't work then i tried unplugging ...
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Screen goes crazy with colors

So I have been using Ubuntu for the last 4 years on my laptop I works perfectly for the last years till today after I log it with few moments screen goes crazy with colors or goes black. I'm still ...
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help troubleshooting high cpu

I'm looking for some advice on how to troubleshoot a Dell E6400 running xubuntu 18.04. For some weeks I've run into high CPU in certain circumstances. After watching video for around 5 minutes (in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04LTS Freezes after download - Web or CURL

I am having a problem with 16.04LTS wherein any time I try to downloading something, either via CURL in the Terminal or via FireFox, the download will start and immediately freeze/crash/become ...
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Ubuntu not accepting my arduino

I am relatively new to ubuntu, and have been enjoying it. I currently have this issue. I get the error message shown below. It detects my Arduino Mega 2560, but it instead decides to give these error ...
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Can I reset Ubuntu to factory settings only over the command line? (SSH) [duplicate]

My question is about how to reset and start fresh on my whole VPS. I am trying to reset my whole OS (Ubuntu 18.04) to default factory settings and delete all my files (/home too). I am a new user to ...
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ubuntustudio 19.04 black screen after log in

i just install ubuntustudio a few of minutes ago, start well,but 15 seconds later, goes to black screen and I can not do anything. how can I fix this?
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Troubelshoting in Repository [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 18.04.LTS When I Install new apt, it's can not be done the result like this E: Type 'new' is not known on line 52 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: The list of sources could ...
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Recovery mode shell not working

I reinstalled Grub and Friendly Recovery with no luck. My machine will boot to Ubuntu 19.04 just fine (it's been upgraded since about 14.04). Everything's running except I can't get into Friendly ...
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WiFi detected but can't connect to it

I am having a problem in Ubuntu 16.04. I can see all the available WiFi connections, but I am not able to connect to them. Please help. Output of sudo lshw -C network *-network description: ...
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Keyboard and touchpad freeze after suspend

I run Ubuntu 19.04 on a VAIO VJF153F11X and have one single issue ever since I started using Linux: everytime the system returns from suspend, either built in keyboard and touchpad won't work until I ...
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Ethernet connection not able to connect to default gateway

My Ethernet connection started randomly dropping. When I try to disable and enable networking, the system is not able to request a DHCP IP address. When I ping the default gateway in a non-working ...
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Can't see any available wifi connections in Ubuntu 16.04

I am not able to connect to WiFi in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS . The WiFi dropdown does not shows any available WiFi connections. output of ifconfig enp0s20f0u3 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 82:08:3a:db:82:c5 ...
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Can't connect to wireless on 16.04

I am not able to connect to wifi on my Ubuntu 16.04 When I run the command: sudo lshw -C network This gives me the output: *-network description: Ethernet interface product: ...
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how are modules assigned? and how would you troubleshoot modules?

recently, I had a problem with my wifi addapter, where the solution was to blacklist ideapad_laptop in the file /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf. That got me wondering how the modules are assinged. My ...
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Need expert advice.Keyboard pressing multiple characters for a single key stroke

When I try to type a single character it prints multiple characters . For example If I try to type Hello it will show as Hhhhhelloooo. I am using a desktop with intel core i3 processor. Initially I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 hangs and collapses

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 (AMD 64bit) few days ago. It works correctly, but sometimes Ubuntu hangs for 3-6 sec and the screen collapses like this After that, I have to press the power button to ...
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Need help allocating one of the four primary partitions for ubuntu 18.04

i am trying to learn and play with ubuntu on my hp desktop with these specs : enter image description here So, i tried making the partition by myself after downloading the ubuntu 18.04, opening disk ...
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Filesystem sometimes gets corrupted

I have installation of Ubuntu 18.04 64 bit on my laptop. Now this is second time that my filesystem got corrupted. System boots into initramfs command line and I have to run fsck on the Ubuntu ...
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Tried Out Using A Different Desktop Environment (Kubuntu) and Didn't Like It So I Deleted It and Now It Boots To TTY1

I can actually start a normal desktop environment after typing a few commands but I want it to do it automatically. I'm suspecting it's something to do with the fact no desktop environment is selected ...
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Wine apps crashed after update

Today after I logged in, I got a message to update Line. I clicked OK and it seemed to start updating, but after a while, it crashed. I tried to remove Wine and Winetricks, and reinstall them to no ...
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GUFW is Not Launching on Ubuntu 18.04

I got this error message when trying to open this application I have already closed out from: "Gufw is already running. If this is wrong, remove the file: /tmp/gufw.pid" How should I fix this?
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18.04 and Brother MFC-7420 USB printer - doesn't print

I did setup my printer successfully on 10.04, 12.04, 14.04 and 16.04, there were various troubles, but I still could manage to resolve it in the end. It's 18.04 (64 bit, after upgrading from 16.04 64 ...
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Purple screen when booting Ubuntu 18.04 after grub edition

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 17.10 and Windows 10 that's been working perfectly. Yesterday, I updated my system from Ubuntu 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04. The process went ok and I had no problems ...
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Can't access ubuntu after updating.

I restarted my computer and click on "update pending updates" and can't access ubuntu anymore. Also I can't access the GUI, only the command line. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. On a Lenovo Y40-80 with dual ...
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My system is slow. What commands can I use to help determine what the problem is?

My system is considerably slow and I have no idea why and no idea what information I can provide to help determine the cause. What basic trouble shooting can I do to obtain and provide useful ...
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Backup Failed Message

I tried to backup and got this error message: Backup Failed Error processing remote manifest (duplicity-inc.20180809T151337Z.to.20180816T192555Z.manifest.gpg): GPG Failed, see log below: ===== Begin ...
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Formatting a USB stick into FAT32

I have attached a image in which the format has been mentioned. When I try to change its format using GParted, it shows an Input/Output Error:
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Not starting up [duplicate]

Every time I try to open Ubuntu I get this message [ 0.000000] [Firmware Bug]: TSC_DEADLINE disabled due ro Errata; please update to microcode to version: 0x22 (or later) Then I restarted my PC ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 SMPlayer theme problem

I try to change SMPlayer theme but nothing happens. I installed via official PPA. I installed SMPlayer another Ubuntu machine too but still cant change theme. Is there a dependency for Ubuntu or ...
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The program Anki won't start

Here is the output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/anki", line 6, in <module> import aqt File "/usr/share/anki/aqt/__init__.py", line 4, in <module> from anki import ...
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Lost network connection on Artful Ardvark

I have Artful Ardvark. My network connection was working fine and then a couple days ago it kept disconnecting and reconnecting. Then it would no longer connect to the network. I could get it to ...
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Ubuntu freeze up after a while

I've installed Ubuntu Bionic Beaver like 70 minutes ago, but I'm having a problem I've never had before, after some minutes of using, the system simply freezes, nothing works at all. I've tested and ...
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Fatal error during ubuntu 16.04.4 installation

Specs: Asus GL553VE Intel core i7 7th gen 16GB Ram 1tb HDD 128GB SSD Gtx1050ti I made usb bootable with universal usb installer, booted into ubuntu. At ubuntu graphical interface I chose install ...
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How do I know if WINE is installed? [duplicate]

The store says WINE is installed, but I don't see it in my apps, or an option to use WINE to open a .exe file.
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Bluetooth devices does not showing in ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have recently installed ubuntu and downloaded the bluetooth drivers.But the bluetooth search is unable to detect any devices. Here's the result of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb command 13:00.0 ...
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What should I do about the ''HDD dying'' messages on my laptop?

The HDD is a TOSHIBA MK6465GSXN (GH101M), actually is very old.. But what surprises me the most is that the error warning says "Backup your data and replace disk" but I'm able to work as usual (from ...
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CPU is stuck with soft lockup when trying to shut down

I just installed Ubuntu 17.10 dual boot with Windows 10 on a Dell XPS 15 9560 and I'm getting the error message shown in the picture below when I try to shut down the machine.
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Stuck upgrading to Ubuntu V16.04 in the last phase

Allow me to describe my situation. This is me picking up Ubuntu for after a while, and I'm already running in some issues. See, I've been taking a lot of time problem fixing this already.. With a ...
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how to run playstation games i cannot run them

so I have the bios, and I have it all set up, but when I try to run a .bin (game) it just closes the window. I really don't know what I'm doing wrong. what else do i do
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'RNETLINK answers: Operation not supported'. (fresh Ubuntu, fresh Wireguard)

I installed Ubuntu just today to run Wireguard I then followed their installation instructions for Ubuntu. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wireguard/wireguard $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get ...
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Error libSDL_image-1.2.so.0

I am attempting to install a program in my Ubuntu 14.04 called Bioblender from http://www.bioblender.org/. When I execute the command ./blender according to the installation instruction it says : ./...
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Xorg crash on startup?

Every time I start my laptop (Dell XPS 13 Dev Edition), I get the following report: I've done some searching online but the results seem to be about different errors and I'm not sure how to fix this ...
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Internet connection issues in Ubuntu

I am really new to Ubuntu. I have dual installation along with Windows 10. The Internet was working fine for quite some time. But later on it turned out that only a few websites are loading properly ...
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Unable to reinstall Ubuntu, please help

I was updating my Netbook to Ubuntu 16.04.02 and the thing froze in the middle of the update. Unfortunately I turned the computer off and now it won't boot up at all. I get a message as its booting ...