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Bilal avatar
py3compile:183: cannot create directory /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/CommandNotFound
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I have deleted my python3 because of multiple symlinks issue, and I'm trying to isntall it again on Ubuntu 20.04, but I'm getting the error:

py3compile:183: cannot create directory 

as you can see in the photo blow, the same problem appears while installing any package including python3-commandnotfound, can you please tell me how can I solve th ...

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Niko Gamulin avatar
NVIDIA drivers installation issues on Ubuntu 22.04
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So far, I have tried to install the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 22.04 a number of ways but none has worked so far and I don't know where else to look for a solution.

Attempt 1

First, I purged all NVIDIA & CUDA:

sudo apt-get remove --purge '^nvidia-.*'
sudo apt-get remove --purge '^libnvidia-.*'
sudo apt-get remove --purge '^cuda-.*'

Then, I followed the instructions from NVIDIA website:

wget htt ...
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T. Anukul avatar
Problem about bluetooth connect with bluetooth speaker in Ubuntu 22.04 but work on Ubuntu 22.10
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My hardware

❯ sudo lshw -C network

       description: Wireless interface
       product: Atheros QCNFA765
       vendor: Qualcomm
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       logical name: wlp1s0
       version: 01
       serial: 04:7b:cb:b2:fb:82
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet ...
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Noobgamer0111 avatar
Having issue with a HP LaserJet 3030 (All-in-One) printer
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I'm struggling to get my ancient HP LaserJet 3030 (All-In-One) printer to play nicely with my HP Elitebook Folio 9470m laptop.

I'm able to print with no issues on a Win10 laptop (Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 SE).

Issue: Cannot print beyond first page of any PDF file that contains images.

Aim: To use my laptop as a printer server, so I don't need to move my Win10 laptop around, and I can print from my Samsung ...

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Justin Mifkovich avatar
WiFi not working on Intel NUC - Ubuntu 22.04
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Edit The answer provided by chili555 solved the issue and the wifi adapter now works

I'm trying to get Wifi working on an Intel NUC 13 with a Wi-Fi 6E AX1690i, 802.11ax card but it doesn't seem to be recognised. I've tried upgrading to kernel 6.2.0 with no luck.

~sudo dmesg | grep iw
[    3.014195] iwlwifi 0000:00:14.3: enabling device (0000 -> 0002)
[    3.016297] iwlwifi: No config found for PC ...
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shawski123 avatar
Recent Update (Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS) Broke wifi drivers (Realtek 8852BE) (rtw89)
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Wifi Symbol Missing/ Unable to Access Wifi on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and 22.10 Lenovo Ideapad1 (Realtek 8852BE) (rtw89)

^ Above is a previous question I asked that has a lot more information on my drivers. I got my wifi working fine, but after this update, it broke. I am running on the previous update (22.04.1 LTS) because of this. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you. I will be responding to this a ...

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John Militer avatar
How do I install virtio GPU guest drivers for ARM/aarch64 Ubuntu virtual machine
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I am using qemu (UTM) to run a Ubuntu virtual machine on an Apple Silicon device. The guest operating system is the ARM/aarch64 version of Ubuntu 22.04.

I would like to be able to use virtio to allow the ARM Ubuntu guest to utilize 3d acceleration. Therefore, I chose the "virtio-ramfb-gl (GPU supported)" graphics device option when setting up the virtual machine.

UTM informed me that "guest drivers  ...

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druid avatar
Disk Permissions, exFat, ext4, ntfs, linux and windows (yes, all that!)
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I have been trying to setup two linux users to be allowed to delete files on a drive that has been formatted to exFat for now.

I have:

  • a main pc running on Windows - it's also a backup pc
  • a mediacenter running on Ubuntu 22.04
  • an external hard drive which is usually connected to the mediacenter - it's currently formated in exFat

I regularly disconnect the hard drive from the mediacenter to connect ...

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ryan avatar
White letters black screen when trying to download ubuntu
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Please help. This is so stressful. I was trying to download ubuntu from unetbootin and I clicked arrow keys when it asked me to choose an operating system down to hard drive and now my computer says no such file or directory. Please help me get rid of this screen. I can't see my cursor.I've tried restarting but even shutting my computer down doesn't get rid of the screen. PLEASE PLEASE help me. Thank yo ...

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btxhash avatar
Black screen after installing Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop
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motherboard : z690 gpu : rtx4090

Hi I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop on my pc but after installation there comes a screen which I send the pic and after that there is just a screen with blinking text cursor and I can't type anything there... .

I have tryed :

  1. Disabling PTT in UEFI.
  2. Reinstalled several times with access to internet and offline.

See picture of error texts before screen go black at ...

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Disabling Touchscreen on a Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen2
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I'm running Ubuntu 22.10 (Wayland) on a Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen2 laptop, and while this particular laptop came configured with a touchscreen, I never use it intentionally: on occasion I've managed to bump the screen which would then register some kind of touch event. So, I wanted to go ahead and disable the touchscreen once and for all.

First, I needed to find the hardware. This was pretty easy u ...

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216ann avatar
I have full permission on file but still unable to copy files onto USB due to permission denied
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I am a newbie who is having trouble using Ubuntu 22.04.2 on my desktop PC. I am trying to copy my SSD manually to my USB drive (which actually has more space than my SSD). When I try to copy files, I get the "Error while copying "__________" but not all of the files. It says the file's path and ": Permission denied". I thought this was a permissions error but I used chmod -R 777 ~/directory's name which ...

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Unbeliever avatar
Which are the config files for the built-in gnome-remote-desktop?
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I am running Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Trying to troubleshoot why the built-in remote desktop is unpredictable in providing access.

Where can I find the associated config files?

@user68186 No auto login. Normal user that is also in sudoers The intention of this post is not to go and troubleshoot the remote desktop issues. I want to have a go at troubleshooting myself without having to bother the community. ...

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Miller avatar
Mount NTFS with exec permission
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I mounted NTFS, but I cannot execute the Hugo server on it. I got the following error:

hugo server -D

Error: open /home/.../hugo-website: permission denied

My mounting command is this:

UUID=2424FF3224FF0598 /mnt/Storage ntfs-3g auto,nofail,noatime,rw,user,exec,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=022,x-gvfs-show 0 0

When I ls -lah in the website directory, I get this output:

❯ ll
total 14K
-rwxr-xr-x 1 milan mi ...
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Sefohui avatar
Crackling sound when on Ubuntu 22.10
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I have a problem with sound on Ubuntu 22.10.

The sound is kinda crackling and popping when playing any audio no matter the source.

I can't find anything that would make that happen. I have tried to restart the Pipwire service but that doesn't help.

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Pixel Pusher avatar
Ubuntu 22.04 Browsers not saving files to attached Google drive?
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Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop Added Google Drive under settings > Online Accounts. Using any browser, FireFox or Google Chrome, I am not able to save files to my network Google drive.

What happens: When saving a file from browser, the save dialog just goes away and nothing is saved to the drive.

I've noticed: This happens on all of my devices using Ubuntu 22.04. This does not happen on other systems running oth ...

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Ruben Ribeiro Bisneto avatar
Ubuntu 22.04 screen "quick freezes" when moving the mouse to the bottom of the screen
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I'm using Ubuntu 22.04. Qfter last update these fast freezes started. It happens every time I move the mouse to bottom of the screen. It doesn't matter if I use a bluetooth mouse or the mouse pad.

I've noticed that when I low the resolution that problem stops. It only happens when I'm using 2560x1600 (16:10) resolution, but it not a hardware issue because, as I said, this wasn't happening until t ...

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How to get uptime history?
ye flag

I can get uptime from uptime but what about time between boot and shutdown historically?

If the last part was the duration (days+hour:minutes), it doesn't make sense that time between reboot is overlapped

 04:32:34 up 7 days,  1:45,  6 users,  load average: 0.72, 1.80, 2.43
last -F | grep -i boot
reboot   system boot  6.0.12-76060006- Wed Feb 15 10:49:34 2023 - Thu Feb 16 23:37:21 2023 (1+12 ...
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HandyhelpNZ avatar
Startup intramfs error loading Ubuntu 22.04.01
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Since the last Ubuntu update, I am now required to run a 'manual fsck' on /dev/sda8 every time I try to boot into Ubuntu. I am sometimes required to run this 'manual fsck' more than once to get Ubuntu to start. Often my pc (HP 360 Convertible) will then freeze (no mouse or keyboard action works) requiring me to long-press the power button and re-start.

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TriumphantToil avatar
Syncthing not accessible after having been working
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When I try to open the web GUI it says it can't connect. I tried launching it from the terminal and this is what I get;

~$ syncthing
[start] 17:05:45 INFO: syncthing v1.18.0-ds1 "Fermium Flea" (go1.18.1 linux-amd64) debian@debian 2023-02-03 19:23:27 UTC
[start] 17:05:45 WARNING: Failed to initialize config: config file version (37) is newer than supported version (35). If this is expected, use -all ...
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oooYooo avatar
WI-FI connection drops when laptop screen turns-off
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I'm running Ubuntu LTS 22.04 on a laptop that acts as a server. Since a couple of days I keep losing my wi-fi connection whenever my laptop screen turns off. The screen is turned off in the power settings after 2 min to save power as it is mostly just working as server, but the laptop is not switched to low-power mode as long as the laptop is powered from the adapter. (normal situation) (It has been run ...

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FreddyBZ avatar
Opening terminal by default in home directory does not work
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I am using Ubuntu 22.04. The terminal that it opens from desktop context menu is the gnome-terminal. By default it opens it on the ~/Desktop directory. I want to modify the default directory without changing .bashrc. I've encountered a suggestion to add --working-directory=$HOME to the "Exec" entry of /usr/share/applications/org.gnome.Terminal.desktop. It does not work - the terminal still opens  ...

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sineverba avatar
Ubuntu 22.04.2 - Requested download is not authorized for use with this tracker
cn flag

I know there is another answer, but that doesn't answer to my trouble.

This link: Requested download is not authorized for use with this tracker doesn't answer becase, at the time I'm writing - February 2023 - Ubuntu 22.04.2 is the LAST ONE version. That link referess to UNSUPPORTED OLD versions.

I downloaded Ubuntu 22.04.2 via Torrent but I have this error on my transmission: Requested download is n ...

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Marco Marco avatar
Operating system maintenance and bug fixes
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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 in general) I will go often and willingly to install packages/repositories/applications etc... and this can lead to some instability/incompatibility or worse, a system crash... To avoid having to format th ...

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mcolson1590 avatar
2 LAN ports not compatible with Ubuntu 22.04 affecting boot. disable or ignore
gu flag

I have two lan ports on an industrial PC not per the manufacturer are a known issue with Ubuntu 22.04. I would like to still use this PC, but each time the computer does a boot, is does a rename of the 2 ports from eth0 and eth 1. It then hangs for 2 minutes. I disabled the ports in the netplan installer config file which did not help. Is there a place I could adjust the wait time? This is what I s ...

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Aram Asatryan avatar
Sqlyog not connected to ubuntu 22.04
ai flag

Trying connect to mysql database with SQLYOG latest version but got this error message

"SSH ERROR: Fatal error network error : connection timed out"
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BsAxUbx5KoQDEpCAqSffwGy554PSah avatar
Network 'device is strictly unmanaged', trying to make static IP work

I have a Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS machine here that needs to be set with static IP address.

I followed the Linuxize tutorial for employing netplan, plus the StackExchange update on the new syntax to set /etc/netplan/01-netcfg.yaml as follows:

    version: 2
    renderer: networkd
            dhcp4: no
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Norbert avatar
editor pluma, couldn't it provide Redo, Undo, Copy, Paste, Cut on single key strokes?
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Pluma acts on key shortcuts like Ctrl + C (copy selection into buffer). I suppose, by detecting state 0x14 (Ctrl pressed) and then keysym 0x63 (c).

I want to have reaction to 0xff66 (Redo), 0xff65 (Undo), 0x1008ff57 (XF86Copy), 0x1008ff6d (XF86Paste), 0x1008ff58 (XF86Cut). These are predefined on/for keys on older keyboards, providing some more keys, and could be easily coded by the user for e.g. F1 .. F ...

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DonP avatar
Installed Wine Applications Missing Icons
cn flag

I'm not a newbie to Ubuntu or to WINE and have been using both for years, always on Ubuntu Studio, but on a fresh Kubuntu 22.10 installation on an old laptop, then an installation of WINE, the downloaded EXE of Notepad++ would not run even with wine %s as the Open With. Running the application's installer from the command line, it installed properly but the desktop application has no icon other th ...

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Rick Cooper avatar
GPG error, but could not update public key
hu flag

When I ran:

sudo apt-get update

I got these errors:

W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 23F3D4EA75716059
W: Failed to fetch ...

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