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updates to ubuntu 24.04

updates to ubuntu 24.04 When Ubuntu 24.04 comes out in about 2 days, there is probably going to be some important things that need fixing. Will the initial .iso file for the release be updated as needed to reflect such changes or, will it rely solely on "apt-get upgrade" for these initial corrections. Said another …

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apt-cache search not showing expected result

apt-cache search not showing expected result I tried to do apt-cache search skype But it shows me this as a result: libopuso – opus codec runtime library So what does that mean? Asked By: chukwuma ogbonna || Source The result tells me Skype for desktop is not a deb file. Per the Skype site, the …

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Can I delete all these cache files under admin:///var/lib/snapd/cache?

Can I delete all these cache files under admin:///var/lib/snapd/cache? Also, when I double click on one of them it says this: What is "squashfs filesystem image" and what is it doing in the cache folder? Asked By: Galaxium || Source Generally from an operating system point of view, /var/lib/* are files belonging to installed software. …

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vnstat: how do the –begin and –end options work?

vnstat: how do the –begin and –end options work? I have a metered internet connection that resets on the 17th of each month. I’m using vnstat to monitor my bandwith. I just installed it from the repo. I’d like it to show me how much I have used from the 17th on but I can’t …

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App wont uninstall/install after canceling the install

App wont uninstall/install after canceling the install I was installing Cura slicer and I got a software update notice and decided to update software too. the software updater said it was waiting for something to close, which was the snap store installing cura. so I canceled the cura install so I could install the software …

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Can't connect a specific Bluetooth device to a specific Ubuntu machine

Can't connect a specific Bluetooth device to a specific Ubuntu machine I have a laptop running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and a Bluetooth mouse (Logitech MX Vertical). I can pair/connect this mouse to other devices, including another one running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I can also pair/connect the problematic Ubuntu laptop to other Bluetooth devices. So I …

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Increase Dash icon size

Increase Dash icon size I installed Ubuntu 23.10 on my Pi5 and am still setting it up. I wanted to use Mac like settings (with Close button on left) and installed Tweaks, which worked. Either this (or something else I did) resulted in my Dash having small icons. How can I change the Dash icon …

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How do I change the number of columns and rows in the terminal?

How do I change the number of columns and rows in the terminal? I have been developing a graphic library for generating 2d graphics on the terminal. I need to control the number of rows and columns to specify the resolution. Asked By: Francisco Zavala || Source To change the number of rows and columns …

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Mounting a Disk Image

Mounting a Disk Image I’m trying to create a disk image and mount the partition for further work, but I’m encountering a frustrating error message: "wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock." Here’s the steps I took and the output I received: $ dd if=/dev/zero of=test.img status=progress bs=200M count=1 1+0 records in 1+0 records out …

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Booted to a tty1 screen in Ubuntu KDE after autoremoving ca-certificates

Booted to a tty1 screen in Ubuntu KDE after autoremoving ca-certificates I was having a problem when updating Ubuntu. Certificate verification failed, so I searched on the internet. Then by my own logic and some answers on some forum. I ran the following command: sudo apt autoremove ca-certificates Now after restarting my PC I am …

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Is there a way to use tee with the whole script from INSIDE the script?

Is there a way to use tee with the whole script from INSIDE the script? I’m making a script to update the system (Ubuntu 22.04), updating all packages in apt, flatpak and snap with one order (like sudo ./update.sh) and, in case something goes wrong, I want to save the output in a file. I …

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How to install an older version of GCC for armhf?

How to install an older version of GCC for armhf? I’m not really an expert of linux, so i’m feeling a bit lost. I’m running an Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS image in WSL, as i need to cross-compile a program for an ARM linux pc using a Windows PC. That image was automagically installed by the …

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How to get display to show a pdf properly

How to get display to show a pdf properly When I do: display file.pdf it shows this: I can’t resize the little window that it adds but I can remove it by clicking on the x. I can also remove the checkerboard effect that comes from assuming transparency, I think, with: display -alpha opaque file.pdf …

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22.04.4 Server – No Choice to Keep Existing Installs?

22.04.4 Server – No Choice to Keep Existing Installs? I have other partitions (data and OS) that must be kept intact on the only drive I can use on this PC. (Why I can’t change things: This is for a ‘home server’; not a company machine with lots of drives available.) Documentation from Ubuntu suggests …

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Snapped windows getting resized in XFCE

Snapped windows getting resized in XFCE I’m running Xubuntu 22.04 LTS with xfce 4.16. Kernel is 5.15.0-101-generic (not sure this is relevant). I can snap windows from within XFCE to either side of the screen using super + right arrow, super + left arrow etc. They initially look good like this but, after some use, …

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systemd.network management

systemd.network management I try to follow the manual example from man systemd.network: # /etc/systemd/network/27-xfrm.netdev [NetDev] Name=xfrm0 Kind=xfrm [Xfrm] InterfaceId=7 # /etc/systemd/network/27-eth0.network [Match] Name=ens5 [Network] Xfrm=xfrm0 Then systemctl daemon-reload + systemctl restart systemd-networkd. And – nothing. In systemctl status systemd-networkd it also does not show any references to xfrm: Apr 16 23:52:07 ip-10-100-1-205 systemd[1]: Starting Network …

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What's the "new" way of checking the established connections in strongswan

What's the "new" way of checking the established connections in strongswan Previously it was in ipsec statusall. Now with swanctl I can only see swanctl –list-conns but it only shows the configuration details, not the runtime statistics: eg bytes transferred, negotiated ciphersuites, reauth/rekeying stats, and so on and so forth. So, is there any similar …

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