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    [xubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 18.04

    -d means "upgrade to the pre-release (development) version"
    Since 18.04 has been released, the -d may do something rather different than you want.
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    Sticky: Re: New! Ubuntu Find-A-Task

    The page was removed in late 2017 when the Ubuntu Community website was replaced with the Ubuntu Community Hub.

    I think you might be the very first person to notice.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Proper way to update/patch Ubuntu and also... Whither Firefox 59.x?

    Already done for you. Check your 'Software & Updates' control panel, and ensure that Security Upgrade are set to install automatically.
    Non-security upgrades are rather optional. If you want them,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: apt-get update failing on 17.04

    Simply choose a different mirror in your Software & Updates control panel, or edit manually.
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    Re: Ubuntu 16.04

    Exactly how are you attempting to install Chrome and 'get rid of' FF and TB?
    Are you following instructions from someplace?
  6. Thread: Update

    by ian-weisser

    Re: Update

    Backup data: Backup the entire contents of her home directory, including hidden files: /home/<her_username>.
    This will preserve her email and contacts and the rest, which are stored in some of those...
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    [SOLVED] Re: apt-get update failing on 17.04

    17.04 reached End of Life last week.
    The 17.04 repositories have been closed and withdrawn. That is why you cannot reach them.

    Time for you to upgrade to 17.10.
  8. Re: What Linux distros will continue to support 32-bit?

    There has been NO discussion of dropping 32-bit on the Lubuntu-devel mailing list.
    Quite the contrary:
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    Re: newest ubuntu printing nightmare

    Maybe you should verify that it's reproducible, then file a bug. That's what pre-release is for - testing, discovering, and reporting these little bugs so the developers can fix them.

    When you...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: unable to install new aaplication on my bootable usb

    Help with what?
    What are you trying to do?
    What is going wrong?
  11. Re: How safe are things downloaded from the Linux repository ? (no program specifica

    There's a whole set of stickies at the top of the Secuirty sub-forum to orient users to Security in Ubuntu, and to help you ask the right questions to keep your system safe.
    Start with...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: (16.04+ ) Which software sources has ALL dbg packages?

    Instead of a 'foo-debug' package, look for the 'foo.ddeb' package. That's right '.ddeb' instead of .deb
    These packages are hosted in Launchpad and in a separate repo..

  13. Re: ubuntu 17.10 update problem: not enough space in boot?

    You have learned an important lesson: Never, ever rm files that are placed/removed by the package manager...because this happens. Every time.

    The following space-hogs do not belong in your /boot....
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get problem

    You need to figure out why initramfs-tool won't install.

    Please show us the complete output from:

    sudo apt-get install initramfs-tools

    If you read all the error messages line-by-line, you...
  15. Re: ubuntu 17.10 update problem: not enough space in boot?

    I wonder why an important file has gone missing?

    Cleaning up from that may be rather painful in a space-constrained environment.

    A listing of files in that environment may be helpful. Perhaps...
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    [ubuntu] Re: apt-get error

    Locate and delete one of the duplicates in sources.list.
    Why do you have both 32-bit and 64-bit sources listed?
  17. Re: "-y" not working in apt-get autoremove script

    Your config looks good.
    Unattended-upgrades is intended to run daily or weekly.
    I suppose you can cronjob u-u to run more often if you really want to. I see no benefit to do such, but it's not my...
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    Re: This forum is not open source.

    You are mistaken about "the whole point of Ubuntu".

    You are, of course, free to suggest Open Source alternatives that meet the...
  19. Re: "-y" not working in apt-get autoremove script

    Unattended Upgrades seems to be working properly on your system.

    If you have reason to believe otherwise, check the systemd timer for the daily-run-time, then check the timestamp for corresponding...
  20. Re: "-y" not working in apt-get autoremove script

    Unattended Upgrades is installed, running, and successfully completing it's runs.

    Here's how we know that:

    The stamp only places upon successful completion.

    Next step, please show us the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Long booting time

    Look at the highlighted line on the bottom. It's prompting you for a filename to save as. If you are happy with the current name, hit <Enter>.

    You will use the 'nano' editor many times as an...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Long booting time

    What you need to copy-and-paste is in

    It doesn't disable apt-daily.service. It works around a bug. The bug is that...
  23. Re: Kali Live USB persistence error(Kernel Panic)

    That is very confusing.
    That kind of terminology leads me to think you might not be creating your LiveUSB properly.
    Are you following some kind of instructions? If so, a link would be helpful.
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    Re: Ubuntu phone support or live chat?

    Find a local Linux User Group meeting.
    That's a lot of what they do.
  25. Re: "-y" not working in apt-get autoremove script

    Please show us the complete output of the following:

    ls -l /var/lib/apt/periodic/
    systemctl list-timers | grep apt

    The first lists the timestamps of many apt actions, a handy tool to see when...
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