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Questions tagged [xubuntu]

Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based (Ubuntu with XFCE desktop environment) GNU/Linux operating system.

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Thunar USB automount write permissions

I help manage a small fleet of thinkpads with Xubuntu 16.04 that are used for giving workshops. When a user attaches a USB key, I need Thunar to automount the USB with read and write permissions for ...
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How to run Plasma (KDE) session in Xubuntu 16.04.5 running xfce by default?

When I logout on Xubuntu (xfce) I get a screen to login again, on top bar of this screen is placed an icon and when click it the drop down menu offers 3 options to login: Plasma, xfce and Xubuntu. By ...
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How do I Install CUDA 4.0 and NVIDIA R394.16 on Ubuntu 18.04?

How do I Install CUDA 4.0 and NVIDIA R394.16 On Ubuntu 18.04 ? Thanks
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Integrate xfce4

I uninstalled gnome from my Ubuntu Because of performance issue and installed xfce4.So on booting up I get only terminal , so I type sudo startxfce4 to start GUI . Everything is ok till here.But when ...
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Install xfwm4 4.13 on xubuntu 18.04

As per title, I'd like to install the development version (4.13) of xfwm4 insfead of the regular 4.12 since I've found out that it now supports vsync and opengl and thus removes tearing completely (i....
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can't boot my netbook after installing xubuntu using unetbootin

I tried to install Xubuntu without using USB or CD on my netbook(Toshiba nb305, windows 7 starter) using unetbootin and after restarting it didn't boot. I looked for Xubuntu boot in BIOS' "boot" tab ...
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how to fix ubi-console-setup exit code 2 on ubuntu 18.04

While trying to install ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop(actually, I have windows 8.1 installed already on my laptop and I want to install ubuntu along side it to make it 2 os), I run into this problem ...
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Lyx: problem with included graphics path

I have already asked this question here, but maybe the problem has to do with Xubuntu rather than with Lyx. So I ask the question here too. Please don't get angry. I recently installed Lyx in a fresh ...
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touchpad unworking in ubuntu 18

hey guy's im using ubuntu 18 but my touchpad not working, the tweak and other software show my touchpad is enabled /etc/default/grub: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 ...
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Skype not recognizing microphone and camera after suspending the system

I'm having a problem with Skype after the Ubuntu upgrade to the version 18.04. After trying several solutions that I found here, installing and uninstalling Skype, I realized that when I log-out and ...
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Is it ok to format bootable usb Pendrive after install finished ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

Formating USB(pendrive) after installing done in Dell laptop.
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Display a specific interface on the xfce panel top bar without polling it using genmon

I'm running on Xubuntu 18.04 and I would like to put a text box in the top bar of the panel that displays a specific interface (a string) e.g. "enp9s0". Many people have suggested that I use xfce4-...
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Show static user-set message in the notification bar on the Ubuntu panel (xfce)

I'm running on Xubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to add a specific text box to the notification taskbar on the top of the screen? i.e. but I don't need the dropdown menu or any of that fancy stuff. All ...
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My Wi-Fi and DNS configuration completely messed up after installation of KDE connect

I need help to restore my Wi-Fi and DNS settings to previous state like was before installation of KDE connect. Now I have unstable Wi-Fi (every few minutes disconnect), I can ping, mtr from terminal ...
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How to remove Ubuntu-desktop while keeping Xubuntu-desktop?

Today I had problems with a blank screen after the log-in page of my Xubuntu. This problem was resolved by re-installing xubuntu-desktop through this process: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Update/Install errors

I'm running Xubuntu on a USB (the version where everytime it loads it asks if I want to install it or try before installing, persistent live?) and I seem to get stuck in a cycle of sudo apt-get ...
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Enable nmblookup during ubuntu 16.04 installation

I want to be able to run nmblookup during debian installer shell script (d-i preseed/include_command ....). How can I modify ISO to have nmblookup (it's included with SAMBA) enabled? I have already ...
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Scanner not working on Xubuntu 18.04 with hplip 3.18.9

I am trying to use the scanner of my printer Laserjet M1212nf MFP with both xsane and Simple scan. For the first I got the following error: Failed open device 'hpaio:usb/...
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Linux on GygaByte H310M H motherboard

I'm trying to install Linux Ubuntu on a GygaByte motherboard model H310M H, with a bootable penDrive, but when I boot the machine, it doesn't work! The screen turns black and return to boot menu... If ...
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How Can i use Deepin in Lubuntu / Xubuntu?

I'm now use Deepin Desktop Environment at Ubuntu 18.04. But now I want to use Lubuntu! Can i use Deepin in Lubuntu / Xubuntu??
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18.04 - Can't Get 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7-6500u to start in Oracle Virtual Box [duplicate]

try to start and get Kernel requires x86-64 CPU, but only detects i686
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'rtl8723be': Required key not available [duplicate]

I've got a problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. So, I wrote this line of code in my terminal: echo "options rtl8723be ant_sel=2" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf After I ran that command, I ...
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Which Ubuntu version would i use? [duplicate]

I am a programmer, i have a old laptop with the same configuration as below: cpu Core 2 duo Intel T5870 2GHz, Ram 1GB. Can i use Ubuntu version for my work ? Thanks for help!
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Is my computer compatible with Ubuntu/ Xubuntu?

I have a Lenovo G50-45/ 80E3 AMD A8-6410 with 6GB RAM. What I have read says that it is. However, over the last several months I have installed Xubuntu 16 over and over (at least once a week). I have ...
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Scripting Actions for attaching monitor in Xubuntu 18.04

Every time I attach my second monitor it defaults to mirroring the screen, and I use the "Displays" GUI to change the settings and position the new screen. I was wondering whether any of these actions ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 freezes constantly requiring a hard reboot

I had asked this question before here. Still having problems, and I don't know where to start. It just froze again, and I shutdown the HP 15 Notebook laptop. I'm now on my old laptop to preserve any ...
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Why I can't use (left)Alt+c to define a shortcut for an application?

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 and I can't define an app shortcut using Left Alt+c, I don't why. I have set super key as compose key. On keyboard settings windows I have several shortcuts using Left ...
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Is it Possible to Start x-tile in Minimized Mode under Xubuntu 16.04?

I want to start X-tile 2.5 in minimized mode, just to have its minimized tile shaped button available when needed. I have created a starter containing the command x-tile w In doing so, a file /...
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Installing file, won't configure

I was following a tutorial on installing files and I got to ./configure but terminal just spits back; configure: error: can not find install-sh or install.sh in admin ./admin ./admin results in: ...
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Does tc (traffic control) on loopback affect Xorg?

Since I play games on my Xubuntu desktop, some multiplayer games are p2p and self-hosted. So I don't have host advantage (ultra low ping), I want to emulate network latency. I've been using the ...
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How do I move one directory to another in Ubuntu

For example, how would I move a directory called "menu" into the "data" directory? Also, I am using Ubuntu and I am new to all of this so I am unsure.
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How do I customize the home screen of Ubuntu and Xubuntu?

I need to install Xubuntu or Ubuntu for a small company and one of the requirements is that the home screen is the logo of this company, I have tried several applications without success I would like ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 Nautilus and PDFs not working

I installed Xubuntu 18.04, nautilus and evince. When navigating with nautilus and trying to open PDF files, the nautilus window shortly flashes but nothing happens (no PDF file is opened). ...
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Backintime Deleted Files

I am using backintime (BIT) because it does what I want a backup software to do: backupping and taking snapshots of different states. My system: Xubuntu 16.04 and since yesterday Xubuntu 18.04. ...
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Need right-click on MacBook (Intel mid-2010) w/ Xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Command-Click on a newly installed Intel MacBook (Mid-2010) with Xubuntu 18.04.1 often fails; instead the Menu pops. I can't invoke a context menu to get to Properties and other functions. I have ...
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spurious keypresses emitted on resume

Recently, I upgraded my laptop from Xubuntu 16.04 to 18.04.1, and since then, I've noticed that when it resumes from suspend, some keyboard keys seem to get registered in some way -- it seems to be + ...
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Running a service with an integrated chromium browser instance

I'm developing an application which is meant to run in kiosk mode. That means, when the machine is switched on, the OS (Xubuntu 18.04) is launched and it starts the application, which has these parts: ...
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txt files corrupt/invalid byte seq on reboot - xubuntu/mousepad

So this is the second time this has happened, reboot and the last text file I had open in mousepad won't open. Says invalid byte sequence. I open it in sublime, reencode it in every single encoding ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 Openvpn not working correctly

So far after gleanming a few posts I have it working. I am using the X desktop using the gnome network manager to add Openvpn connections. It apears to be a bug and I am not sure how to fix it. ...
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Xubuntu 18.04: How to make fBreader the default ebook reader?

How do I set fBreader (already installed with sudo apt-get install fbreader) to be the default epub and mobi file reader in Xubuntu 18.04? How do I set FBReader as the default mobi ebook reader? is ...
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What's wrong with the command prompt?

Something's wrong with my ubuntu. The command prompt suddenly changes from maixaolong@709-dl-server:~$ to something in the picture below. How can I fix this?
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Can I recover Thunderbird e-mails from a recent backup in Xubuntu 16.04 into a recently installed version of Xubuntu 18.04?

I worked with Xubuntu 16.04 for some years and tried to upgrade to version 18.04 some time ago. Every week I made a backup with 'deja-dup'. The upgrade to 18.04 failed and I had to decide installing ...
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How to connect Ubuntu vm in oracle virtualbox to internet

This is the first time I am working with virtual machines and Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu in oracle virtualbox, but this is not connected to the internet. using networkctl command outputs this ...
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Is my external hard drive dead?

I have an external 500GB HDD. It has Mini-B USB port and tonight I bought a new cable for it. Now, I'm testing the cable (and the hard drive). When I plug it into my pc, the HDD's light turns on but ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 - Slow boot time - tlp.service 2min 43s

I'm using an old laptop, with xubuntu 18.04. 4GB RAM + i3-2350M cpu. I've just upgraded and found the boot time is extremely slow. I've searched and tried various things, but I can't find what is ...
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No reverse scrolling setting in Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu 18.04, and I've been looking for about 10 hours for the option to reverse (natural) scroll on my touchpad. It's nowhere. It's not in the Mouse and Touchpad settings. How do I ...
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Keyboard option shift:both_caps not taking effect on console

I am trying to get both shift keys pressed together to act as caps lock on the console in Xubuntu 18.04. On recent Debian/Ubuntus, /etc/default/keyboard can be used to configure the keyboard both for ...
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Ubuntu drops to Busybox

I downloaded a virtual machine (Xubuntu) and open it in VMWare. There is an error when the VM starts. It drops to a Busybox screen. I searched for an answer in Google, and everybody tells me use ...
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Some applications disappear reopening laptop lid

I update some days ago to Xubuntu 18.4 and I set to switch off the screen when the lid of the laptop is closed but when it is reopened some application windows disappear and the processes stay active. ...
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Can I give the default user that runs Perl scripts from cgi-bin different permisions?

The default user that Perl scripts run from browsers is www-data. My scripts need permission to read/write/delete files in other directories. All these directories are created within the /home ...