Ubuntu 18.04.5 Released with Linux 5.4 Kernel

The Ubuntu team announced the release of Ubuntu 18.04.5 and Ubuntu 16.04.7 last night. While Ubuntu 16.04.7 comes with only security package updates and other fixes, Ubuntu 18.04.5 includes an updated hardware enablement stack from Ubuntu 20.04. With Linux Kernel 5.4, WiFi should work out-of-the-box in Ubuntu 18.04.5 with RTL8723DE (tests in my HP 246… Continue reading Ubuntu 18.04.5 Released with Linux 5.4 Kernel

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04.3 with Kernel 5.0, Updated Xorg

The third point release, Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, was released yesterday. Here’s how to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 18.04.3 and install Linux Kernel 5.0 and updated Xorg display server stack. Ubuntu 18.04.3 was announced yesterday afternoon: The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS(Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server,… Continue reading How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04.3 with Kernel 5.0, Updated Xorg

How to Install LTS Enablement Stack in Ubuntu 18.04.2

Ubuntu 18.04.2 was released a day ago with new HWE stack (newer kernel and X packages backported from Ubuntu 18.10), here’s how to install (or remove) it in current Ubuntu 18.04 machines. While regular system update does only upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04.2, you need to manually do following steps to install the new hardware enablement… Continue reading How to Install LTS Enablement Stack in Ubuntu 18.04.2

Add ‘Show Desktop’ to Dock Panel in Ubuntu 21.10, 20.04 & 18.04

Last updated on September 27th, 2021 This simply tutorial shows how to add a ‘Show Desktop‘ icon into the left dock panel in Ubuntu 21.10, Ubuntu 20.04, or Ubuntu 18.04 with default GNOME desktop. The ‘Show Desktop‘ button was dropped since Ubuntu switched to Gnome 3 Desktop. For those using desktop app shortcuts, it’s useful… Continue reading Add ‘Show Desktop’ to Dock Panel in Ubuntu 21.10, 20.04 & 18.04

How to Upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop to Ubuntu 18.10

Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish was finally released today. Here’s how to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 18.10. Ubuntu 18.10 is a short-term release with 9 months support. It features Linux 4.18 kernel, X.Org Server 1.20.1, Mesa 18.2.2, and new default desktop theme ‘Yaru’. Preparation: Before getting started, you need to do some preparations: Backup… Continue reading How to Upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop to Ubuntu 18.10