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See https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/focal-fossa-20-04-1-lts-point-release-status-tracking/17604 for the current status. On 25 September 2020, the final upgrade-blocking bug was closed. If you are reading this on 25-27 September, just be patient while your local mirror catches up.


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Your Gnome-Control-Center might need reinstalling. Open your terminal and enter these commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-control-center And then the commands for opening the display and system settings, respectively, would be: gnome-control-center display gnome-control-center These commands will change the desktop ...


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According to the Focal Fossa (20.04.1 LTS) Point-Release Status Tracking page, upgrades are not enabled yet due to "a few upgrade blockers". This issue was reported as bug #1890936.


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The development release is the pre-release version of Ubuntu. It's the next future release. Using the development release means you want to be a tester. You want to discover problems and translate strings and file bugs. If that doesn't sound fun, then DON'T run the development release. Using do-release-upgrade with the -d flag will migrate you to the ...


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I found this note in How To Upgrade Ubuntu To 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa - LinuxConfig.org PLEASE NOTE Upgrades from 19.10 will not be enabled until a few days after 20.04's release. Upgrades from 18.04 LTS will not be enabled until a few days after the 20.04.1 release expected in late July 2020. There are no offline upgrade options for Ubuntu Desktop and ...


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This vulnerability was mitigated by the Ubuntu Security Team on 19 January 2021. See https://ubuntu.com/security/CVE-2021-3156. sudo 1.8.31 was patched, which is the normal way of handling most CVEs. The Ubuntu 20.04 package was bumped from 1.8.31-1ubuntu1.1 to 1.8.31-1ubuntu1.2 due to the patches. The 20.04 package won't be upgraded to 1.9.x. Most users ...


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You seem to be running a 32-bit version of Ubuntu, as evidenced by: There will not be any further Ubuntu releases for this system's 'i386' architecture. That's correct. 32-bit desktops have been dropped from future releases, including 20.04. There were simply too few 32-bit desktop contributors and testers. Your current 32-bit Ubuntu 18.04 will be ...


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If you've installed the snap version before, update it with the command sudo snap refresh discord Else if you've installed discord from the official website, update it through the following steps. Go here to download the latest .deb file. Open terminal and go to the folder where you've download the file. Install it using sudo apt install ./<package name&...


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Update Note: - This guide will become irrelevant in the near future when proposed migrates to release. 6.1.16-dfsg-6~ubuntu1.20.04.1 is now in the Store 'ubuntu-focal-updates-multiverse' and 5.8 kernel had a few updates with current 5.8.0-40-generic Should not be an issue if one keeps up with regular updates. Suggested options 1 and 4 to have future ...


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As Ray pointed out in a comment, Flash became end of life at the year end. It looks like you should uninstall all the Flash related stuff before upgrading. I'm thinking of these packages in the Ubuntu archive: adobe-flashplugin flashplugin-installer pepperflashplugin-nonfree browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash If you have some repository provided by ...


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This will go a long way toward making that "Oh no something went wrong!" sign go away. First, press Ctrl+Alt+F3 to trigger the CLI, and login. Execute the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade to continue upgrading. Your machine will install the missing resources, and finish upgrading, and then you just have to ...


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Your speakers may be detected as unplugged which causes them to be ignored. Temporary fix: sudo apt install pavucontrol Run pavucontrol Configuration tab > Profile > Analogue Stereo Output (unplugged) (unavailable) Speakers should work but it will reset when headphones are unplugged or system rebooted. Permanent fix: sudo apt install alsa-tools-gui Run ...


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Just in case somebody reached this question looking for a solution. The only native solution (no need to do something external) is provided by @Nate on this link https://askubuntu.com/a/37609/9598 which I reproduce partially here to give you a clue on how to fix this problem. I [...] noticed that the ACLs weren't set in /dev/snd sudo setfacl -m u:$USER:rw /...


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I ran into the same issue I think (I had the same error message trying to launch RStudio after upgrading Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04). Here is what worked for me after reading the following page: https://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/amd64/libssl1.0.0/download Edit the source list sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list to add the following line: deb http://security....


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Yes, you can certainly try upgrading that way. It's a perfectly valid Debian way (indeed, it's the original way). However, the upgrade path from 18.10 directly 20.04 has not been tested, so we generally don't provide support for it if you encounter unexpected problems. Consider running sudo apt autoremove to remove packages that were orphaned by the dist-...


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The button is also deactivated on my system after I upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04. And this is how I manage to enable my hotspot. Click on Connect to Hidden Network Select Hostpot for the connection field. For me my hotspot network get automatically selected after that. And your finish by clicking on connect


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sudo apt install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp This seems to fix it


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I had this on every or nearly every update from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04. No crazy old devices or anything, just plain VMs or bare metal with standard hardware. So I'm wondering why they obviously didn't even test the happy path of a normal upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04, as it HAS to work on a fresh release, no excuses. "Wait for the first point release" is an ...


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Upgrade from 18.04 is done with 20.04.1 (note the .1). That point release is set for release on august 6th 2020. So you need to wait a little bit longer as it is not the 6th all over the world yet. It was initially set for July 23rd but that got postponed to Aug 6th.


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Check out this link on how to do it: https://www.howtogeek.com/351360/how-to-upgrade-to-the-latest-version-of-ubuntu/ Yes you will have to upgrade to 19.10 first I believe. Basically, here's the steps: Since ubuntu normally only tells you to upgrade when there is an LTS version out, you will need to change that in order to prevent any problem during the ...


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I just upgraded and I would suggest to wait for another month. There are some repositories that do not have 20.04 support yet (e.g. TeXLive, MikTex). And I also noticed that Nautilus doesn't feel 100% smooth as before (e.g. it crashed on me, when I ctrl + c a file inside and archive). As others wrote, the security is not significantly better, so wait if you ...


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You have to remove third party repository. You can do it using one of two method: Using the GUI (Software & Updates): Open Software & Updates app. Switch to Other Software tab. Uncheck all checkboxes (it will prompt for password first time). Retry upgrade to 20.04. Using terminal: Issue this command on terminal: cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d Using ...


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It's a partial fix for a bug LP #1883568 Both packages, fwupd and fwupd-signed should be installed. One was uploaded, the other was uploaded later. So there was briefly a version mismatch, which prevented the new fwupd from installing. There is Bug report on the mismatch: LP #1883595, and the fwupd-signed package has been uploaded to -proposed. Time to be ...


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I'm writing this from a Dell Inspiron 15, 5000 series which also came preinstalled with Ubuntu. I have wiped out the previous installation some 2 months ago and reinstalled with Ubuntu 20.04. I have seen exactly zero issues while doing this. Everything worked flawlessly, directly from the initial installation. Including Video, including Sound, including WLAN,...


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This is the only instruction which helped me: Upgrading End of Life (EOL) Ubuntu Version Ubuntu 19.04 Quoting from the above link: ~# nano /etc/apt/sources.list I got stuck trying to update php 7.2 to 7.4 because my Digital Ocean server was on an older version of Ubuntu. If I tried to update my release I'd get the following # do-release-upgrade Checking ...


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sudo do-release-upgrade -d Will get you safely upgraded today, but please verify before upgrading that you are not affected by the blocking bugs mentioned above by user535733.


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The Ubuntu Desktop Team is currently working on packaging Thunderbird 78. Be patient. You don't need to add a PPA. The Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Security teams regularly update Firefox and Thunderbird in all supported releases of Ubuntu. The specific output you received means that nobody uploaded Thunderbird 78 to that PPA.


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sudo dpkg --configure -a solved the issue for me. See Strange error when updating in the terminal.


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An easy solution is to sudo killall mysqld while the apt-get operation is running. The apt operation just kept on running without any errors after that(!)


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I think i have a workaround for your problem: Try sudo alsa force-reload This brought my soundcard back to life. But it doesn't survive a reboot, so I am working on making the change persistent... See: https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-no-sound-issue-ubuntu/


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