Latest Ubuntu related questions

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Max Maxis avatar
UFW blocks wifi card
in flag

I updated my local machine from 20.04 to 22.04. After updating I struggled to log in, after entering the password, it is a black screen and a blinking cursor. Recently, I have been logging in to my local machine by doing these steps:

  1. When logging GUI appeared, I go to tty3 to enter my creds and enable ufw.
  2. Then I go to log in GUI(CTRL+ALT+F1), then enter my password, and get to the usual desktop.
  3.  ...
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sundayaa avatar
How to enable internet connection in virtual machine using Virtual Machine Manager?
sh flag

My host OS is Ubuntu, but I need to have more different machines for some works so I have installed Virtual Machine Manager and set up 2 virtual machines also with Ubuntu OS. But I cannot access the internet on them.

On both of the machines the situation is the same.

It should be like this, like on my host OS:

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Any help, please.

These are settings for virtual machine:

enter image description here

They are on the default net ...

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Pianoman avatar
Can I safely uninstall ROCM after running amdgpu-install?
uz flag

Yesterday I got my new GPU card (ASUS Phoenix RX550 4G evo) and was able to install Ubuntu 22.04 (old card no longer supported).

Everything was just fine and I was wondering whether the AMD drivers could add something. So I downloaded and installed the AMD GPU driver from AMD Drivers website.

Everything installed properly and is running fine. Slightly better performance but nothing revolutionary, so  ...

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nammerkage avatar
How to install a newer version of blender than repositories without snap or flatpak?
cn flag

I'm trying to install Blender. I don't want to use snap or flatpak. I downloaded a blender tar filed and extracted it.

Trying to find out where to move this folder such that Ubuntu know about the folder. I read that /usr/local/ should be the place

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However, after a reboot my system does not know about Blender: enter image description here

termninal says

>>> blender 
Command 'blender' not found, but can be installed wi ...
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Wolf Klein avatar
ftp names of dirs and files
kg flag

I'm despairing! Ubuntu 22.04: Today I wrote a bash-script and tried to concat date-cmd and filename as new filename (to store in an archive-dir). I did it with 'try-n-error' - silly me! Now the script works fine. BUT - since then, all changed dir and filenames ONLY IN A FTP-SESSION look like 'month date time name'. Terminal and xrdp work fine. I removed and installed ftpd, I crated an other user - same  ...

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Hrafn Malmquist avatar
Huawei Matebook 16 randomly freezes
in flag

I got a Huawei Matebook 16 (see specs) back in October 2022, so I've used it for about 4 months now without problems. I removed Windows and set up Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

I'm a software developer and I don't use it for very intense processing.

Recently however the touchpad would randomly stop working. This seems to be a fairly common issue but didn't bother me massively. I would save whatever I was doing and re ...

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Meatychunks avatar
GPG - Bad Passphrase when using a signing key
ng flag

I'm using duplicity (via duplicity-backup.sh https://github.com/zertrin/duplicity-backup.sh - no longer under development or supported, but it's a convenient wrapper for duplicity), which I've been running for a couple of years for my off-site back-ups.

As of the beginning of Feb 2023 they've been failing with the following message:

===== Begin GnuPG log =====
gpg: WARNING: server 'gpg-agent' is ol ...
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Kaikidan avatar
How to properly mount folders inside a HDD in /mnt?
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I had 3 smaller disks on my machine, /dev/sda, /dev/sdb/ and /dev/sdc mounted respectively as /mnt/video, /mnt/audio and /mnt/media. Now I purchased a WAY bigger drive and want to consolidate everything into one, but I already have so many services depending on those paths that modifying it would be a huge headache. I sucefully managed to rsync every disk to it's respective folder on the bigger drive m ...

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Jordiinbound avatar
No sound in Ubuntu Desktop 22.10 with Asrock TRX40 Creator
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After reading several old posts about this issue I can't find a solution for this. The sound tries to come out through the NVIDIA cards I have but no option to choose another output.

I am using 22.10 Ubuntu Desktop.

I read several articles in this forum, old ones, but it's out of my understanding.

What I can see is that the output device is set only to my display ports where NVIDIA cards are plugged. I ...

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paddygree avatar
print via canon ip2600 on ubuntu 22.04
bo flag

I plugged in the printer canon ip2600. The printer is listed when I want to print a document. But when I hit "print" ... nothing happens.

How can I print my document?

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SaintSammy avatar
How should I boot Ubuntu with Live CD to expand filesystem after disk resize in VirtualBox?
ro flag

I'm pretty new to virtual machines. I've installed Ubuntu on Virtual Box and after working there for a while, I was not even able to create a new directory because I had too little space on that OS. So I resized virtual disc in Virtual Box, but now every time I turn on the machine, I can't see anything but black screen with white cusor blinking on the top right. I found a similar question on the in ...

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Hal9 avatar
Unknown error after apt upgrade (xserver-xorg-video-dummy:amd64 missing). Fans rev up/down continuously
us flag

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS on an Intel NUC 9 Pro with a Nvidia Quadro P2200

My main problem is that my fans rev up and down on a continuous loop even when the computer is idle. Temps are fine so this should not be happeing and only started after running apt upgrade which included a lot of updates including many nvidia packages. Everything seems to work fine aside from the fans spinning up.

Wh ...

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Giovanni Cabrera avatar
Ubuntu freezes with pixel flaws
kp flag

Since Monday, my computer has started freezing randomly. It starts to show little squares of pixel flaws all over the screen. Sometimes I can still move the mouse and sometimes not, but it never responds anyways.

I have Ubuntu 20.04, AMD Ryzen 5600X, 32GB of RAM, and an Nvidia GTX 770. Also, I have an AOC screen (4k).

I am using REISUB to restart anytime, but I want to know what is happening. I have ...

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Ezzeldien Rashad avatar
Some apps appear twice in Ubuntu
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I'm using Ubuntu 22.10. Audacity program appears installed twice in software center, one by Muse group and the other by Dani Llewellyn (much greater in size):
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I also have webcamoid installed, but it appears twice here, both are webcamoid 9.0.0:
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What is the cause of this? How can i solve it?

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Hans Yulian avatar
how to add loopback permanently in ubuntu 22.04
jm flag

For now in my ubuntu router server i have to keep running the following upon system restart:

ifconfig lo:0 172.16.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 up
ifconfig lo:0 172.16.1.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 up
ifconfig lo:1 172.16.2.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 up
ifconfig lo:2 172.16.3.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 up

Is there a way for me to add these loopback automatically upon startup?

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Janghou avatar
Using an external touchscreen on Ubuntu 22.04 Wayland problem
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I have an external AOC 16T2 touchscreen, which is recognized as an touchscreen.

In X11 this works fine in extended desktop/join displays after mapping the touch input to the external screen.

 xinput map-to-output <xinput-id> <xrandr-id>

BTW I'm not sure why this is not the default, because having to touch the external monitor to click on a link on the first monitor does not make any  ...

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Leevi L avatar
No wifi-adapter found after booting with new kernel 5.19.0-32-generic
us flag

Wifi worked fine until automatic update of Kernel to 5.19. After booting, wifi disappeared.

In ubuntu settings it says "No wifi adapter found".

I am not sure if this is a bug or a misconfiguration.

I am concerned because I don't even see the hardware:

$ lspci -knn
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Device [1022:14d8]
    Subsystem: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Dev ...
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rbwfox avatar
VLC and other apps not opening. How do I fix this issue? Ubuntu 20.04 still not solved
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So a couple years ago, I noticed that VLC stopped opening. I later found this true for a range of other applications I'd downloaded previously - Calibre, E- book viewer, E-book editor, Deep in Voice Recorder, LRF viewer, Simple Screen Recorder, Kleopatra, and SM Player.

I'm working with Ubuntu 20.04, updated at some stage from 20.02

These are the steps I've taken so far -

-I've uninstalled and reinstal ...

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dengjinquan avatar
How to connect ubuntu via remote desktop with wayland on ubuntu22.04
cn flag

I install waydroid on ubuntu22.04,And I need to access ubuntu via remote desktop. I try to use tigervnc that work on X11,but waydroid only work on wayland. How could I do ?

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P.Bak avatar
process exited with code 1 (0x00000001) after updating wsl
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I have a question. I am currently on wsl2 and there is an update to wsl. So I typed wsl.exe --update and updated the wsl system but at the end it said [process exited with code 1 (0x00000001)] . Should it be like that? I am doing this on windows terminal. I updated the wsl from the terminal on which I have the ubuntu distro installed, not from the powershell level, but it seems to me that it's not a pro ...

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Safouen Yahyaoui avatar
Ubuntu 22.04 Asus Rog Maximus Z690 dual monitor
af flag

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on my desktop with the mother card Asus Rog Maximus Z690. The installation is good but the dual monitor not working. I have windows 10 on dual boot and it's work with the dual monitor. Do you have any suggessions?

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brownfox avatar
Ubuntu screen going black after login
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I'm using Ubuntu 22.10 on a Dell laptop. I recently tried playing with the display settings to save battery life. I decreased the frame rate to 48 Hz and reduced the screen resolution to the minimum value. But as soon as clicked apply, my screen went black. How can I undo this change and bring back the display to the default state? I tried rebooting the system and the boot screen and login pages are bei ...

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Kalyan Rahman avatar
Logitech wireless keyboard types automatically
cn flag

I am an user of Ubuntu 22.04.2. Today my Logitech wireless keyboard starts typing automatically the letter a. But my laptop keyboard performs normally.

I tested this wireless keyboard on windows 10 in another laptop and it performs normally.

I think this is a Linux based problem. Can anyone give me a solution?

My laptop model: Lenovo Ideapad S340-14IWL

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Makk Claire avatar
22.04 unstable wifi
td flag

My computer is an ASUS Zenbook 14 OLED BX3402ZA-KM628X. I've installed Ubuntu 22.04 on it. Since then, my wifi connection keeps disconnecting frequently. I just did a meeting of 30 minutes, I have been disconnected 6 times.

I don't know what to do. Do you have any idea ?

Here the output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A3 :

0000:00:14.3 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Alder Lake-P PCH CNVi WiFi [80 ...
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Gondola avatar
Ubuntu 22.04.2 all USB ports suddenly stopped working
am flag

After leaving work on Monday, as usual, I closed my laptop (Dell Vostro 15 3000), when I came back the next day, I noticed the computer was off (the battery was not flat) and I had to reboot. Since then, none of the 2 USB ports are working :

  • None of the USB mice I tried produces any reaction, in fact they don't even turn on when plugged. They work as expected on other machines.
  • If I connect my phone  ...
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Ezzeldien Rashad avatar
Ubuntu logo doesn't appear on startup
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I have Ubuntu 22.10. The logo doesn't appear on startup. All I get is a black screen with these sentences:

[    0.181917] x86/cpu: SGX disabled by BIOS.
/dev/sdb6: clean, 583900/4407696 files. 12949894/17583104 blocks
[    10.027091] snd_hda_codec_conexant hdaudioCODO: vmaster hook already present before cdev!

I tried the following:

sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth
Choose /usr/s ...
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HeuristicPointer avatar
Fractional scaling doesn't work properly on Ubuntu 22.04.02 LTS
mt flag

The last days I changed my graphic card to Nvidia RTX 1070, since then the fractional scaling doesn't work properly for some applications like:

PyCharm, Matlab, Foxit Reader, etc

I have a dual monitor one with 3840x2160 and the other one with 1920x1080 resolution. I tried everything from Nvidia settings, changed the dpi, re-installed the drivers etc. I put back my old graphic card and the problem st ...

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CSNooB avatar
Failed to install default-jdk with apt
eg flag

I am trying to install default-jdk, but it is failing with the following error:

After this operation, 590 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Ign:1 http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu jammy-updates/main amd64 openjdk-11-jre-headless amd64 11.0.17+8-1ubuntu2~22.04
Ign:2 http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu jammy-updates/main amd64 openjdk-11-jre amd64 11.0.17+8-1ubuntu2~22.04
Ign:3 http:/ ...
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Serve Laurijssen avatar
ubuntu 22 does not resolve hostnames without domainname
mg flag

We've got a bunch of ub20 VM's

where the resolv.conf looks like

nameserver 127.0.0.53
options edns0 trust-ad
search domain.nl

both ping to machine tooling and tooling.domain.nl works, ip address resolved

nameserver 127.0.0.53
options edns0 trust-ad
search .

on these machines a ping to machine tooling.domain.nl works but without domain name it says "Temporary failure in name resolution"

manually  ...

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Haya avatar
Will upgrade remove the Oracle VM VirtualBox software?
us flag

I decide to upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS to 22.04.2 LTS, does upgrading will remove my installed software like for example Oracle VM VirtualBox? I have several virtual machines in, I don’t want to lose them or any of my works inside them.

update added: When I run "apt update", I got this image: enter image description here

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