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A black pop up screen blocks me from doing anything in Ubuntu 20.04

It was an issue with one of the media button in the keyboard. The issue is gone when I removed the keyboard.
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Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04, how can I add additional panels?

The default Ubuntu desktop is based on Gnome Shell, and does not support adding multiple panels (unless one codes this using Gnome Shell extensions). Instead, change to a different desktop environment ...
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Runing sh scripts in system startup, files not available error while running in root

This is wrong on many levels :) ... but, it's OK, we'll make it right together. First level cron is a daemon/service to execute scheduled commands ... You don't add your cron jobs to it ... you add ...
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Replacement for Rhythmbox

Audacious meets all three requirements. Coherent shortcut keys: play/pause = spacebar switch tracks = ALT + Arrow UP/Arrow DOWN Supports various formats: In the default install, the following ...
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How to install cpupower on Ubuntu 20.04 with kernel 5.17+

If you do not have access to the most recent cpupower, or even if you do, you can just use the basic commands to make changes to the operating parameters of the CPU frequency scaling driver: Examples: ...
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User password is invalid after some days

Is there any way that the password could be time validated? Yes. There is an option for that BUT the message it then shows is different. Along the lines of "You are required to change your ...
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non-search file picking with keyboard?

You might want to try Nautilus Typeahead Search as described in this article: How to Enable Nautilus Typeahead Search in Ubuntu After installing the patched Nautilus files from the PPA, the suggested ...
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Unable to Control NVIDIA Fan Speed

Solved this issue by editing the file: /./etc/X11/Xwrapper.config Steps: cd /./etc/X11/ sudo -s [because you need root access] gedit Xwrapper.config & add the line needs_root_rights=yes before ...
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