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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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Xfce 4 desktop zooming function conflicts with chrome

I upgrade xubuntu 18.04 from 14.04 recently. I used to zoom in and out with alt + mouse wheel and it works on new system well in most of time. But when the mouse cursor is within chrome web page view ...
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Uninstall Cinnamon And Install Xfce

I Install Cinnamon on my vps but I don't like it I want uninstall it and install Xfce instead of it, I use this tutorial and use below command: sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove cinnamon cinnamon-...
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Stucked in the Live Session User (Xubuntu 18.04)

I was installing Xubuntu 18.04, restarting my computer, and i must reinstall Xubuntu. It goes on forever :/ (I've tried 6 times ;_;) (I'm not very good in English •~•)
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Sublime Text 2 icon shows fine in the Launcher, but not in the Window Buttons (xfce panel)

As you can see in the below screenshot, the Sublime Text 2 icon shows fine as a Launcher (second icon from the left), but fails to show up when a Sublime Text window is open (i.e. in the Window ...
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ALT+F4 In Xfce prompts logout if no windows are open, can it be disabled?

I believe this was considered a bug and then fixed: https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1776 I would prefer to disable it, i.e. pressing Alt+F4 on the desktop with no windows open should simply ...
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GIMP running but cannot view display

In ubuntu, I am launching GIMP from command line like this: user@l1d:~$ /usr/bin/gimp Now instead of GIMP launching and showing its GUI display, the command just hangs. Opening another terminal I ...
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Won't boot after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 (xubuntu)

Towards the end of the boot process, amongst the actions that are OK is one that's not, i.e. Failed to start MDM.service Am I correct in thinking that MDM is the Mate Desktop Manager? If so why in a ...
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Why do I get a X-Server crash on every login on a 16.04 that should be kind of stable after so many years?

Xubuntu 16.04 still crashes on every login with an XServer error on an optimus laptop with, I installed newest NVIDIA drivers from grphics ppa, but it still crashes. It seems to be this error on ...
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Paint Supreme 3d not opening in Xubuntu 18.04

I installed "Paint Supreme 3d - Snap" using the software center in Xubuntu and while opening it only shows the first screen and doesn't load. It doesn't open. How to make it open to use it. Please ...
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GIMP in xUbuntu can't show Layers-Brushes window (and some errors in terminal)

I have xUbuntu 18.04.1 ADM64 (XFCE 4.12) + GIMP 2.8.22 (from of.rep's) I enter and get those one: ~$ gimp (gimp:11933): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: 20:41:58.171: g_object_set_is_valid_property: object ...
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Backslash Linux is based on Ubuntu [on hold]

I find the new linux disrto Backslash linux.It comes with a beautiful desktop background like elementary os. Does anyone have experienced with it because I wan't to try it. Here it is: https://...
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Xubuntu 16 freezes when I start to code [on hold]

I can't program because xubuntu freezes when I start coding.What should I do to solve this.I love xubuntu its a pretty good os but I don't understand why is happening this thing????
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Laptop overheating after switching from windows to xubuntu

I recently switched from windows to xubuntu, just because i was getting bored of the same UI. Whenever i do light stuff such as watching YouTube videos, my fans are much louder than when i had ...
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Black screen on Xubuntu 18.04

the system can only boot to Recovery Mode. Is there any way to restore the system or I will have to reinstall the system? Many thanks!
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Calling Python from bash script not working with XFCE keyboard shortcut

I have a python script to translate text via command line, the usage is script.py "Hola Mundo" and the output will be Hello World. Now I want to send text to this program via a keyboard shortcut in ...
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impossible to remove a ppa

I just upgraded to xubuntu 18.04 LTS from 16.04, and I have an issue while trying to remove old obsolete PPAs : nicolas@nicolas-UX530UX:~$ sudo ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d deadsnakes-ubuntu-ppa-...
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impossible to install with apt-get, python missing

I just updated my xubunto to 18.4 LTS, and I have no bluetooth anymore. I tried to install blueman and here is the error : nicolas@nicolas-UX530UX:~$ sudo apt-get install python3 [sudo] password for ...
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How to fix broken dropbox *menu* in xubuntu 18.04?

There are many threads about how to restore the dropbox icon. For instance, this link. Following those instructions in xubuntu 18.04 restores the menu icon, but left or right clicking the icon ...
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Internet connectivity on Xubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with the internet. Every time I start my laptop, the internet works fine, but after a few minutes it has a problem with connectivity, so I have to wait a few more minutes. Is this a ...
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install ubuntu mate over xubuntu 18.04 - not showing up

I have done this : apt install mate-desktop apt install mate-common apt install ubuntu-mate-desktop apt install ubuntu-mate* apt install mate-core apt install mate-desktop-environment apt install ...
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How to restrict other Desktop user to change their wallpaper in Xubuntu 18.04?

Good Day everyone ! i just want to ask on how can i restrict the other Desktop User on changing their wallpaper on Xubuntu 18.04 by Right click on the picture and set it as Wallpaper. Thanks
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Setting CPU frequency for an i5-430M

I run Xubuntu 18.04 on a Toshiba L505 laptop with an i5-430M CPU. Is there any way I can limit the maximum CPU frequency? This can easily be done in Windows 7 (by limiting CPU to e.g. 70%). Also, ...
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Laptop Supplier with Ubuntu Pre-Installed [closed]

I am very much interested in purchasing laptop with pre-installed Ubuntu software only. Could you please email me of a website, whereas I am able to purchase this product from supplier. Thanks very ...
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Realtek Wifi is Not Working on Xubuntu 18.04 LTS

I have just installed latest Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on my new purchased low config laptop along side Windows 10 (duel boot). Everything of Installation was working fine but the Wifi is not working. ...
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Ubuntu18.04 has experienced an internal Error [on hold]

i power on my ubuntu laptop and i received this message : How can i fix this ?
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Ubuntu 16.04 white screen when desktop is refreshed

After getting the latest update from Ubuntu, when desktop is refreshed by pressing the F5 key, a white screen is shown, as seen in this video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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./words part of Legible latin does not run under Ubuntu 18.04.1

Installed XUbuntu 18.04.1. Installed Linux version of Legible latin (http://www.perlingua.com/LatinHome/Legible/). Under 12.04--16.04 it was enough to go to the "parts" subfolder and run ./words ...
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How do I change the icon of a specific file [not file type!]?

Running Xubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to change the file icon of a specific file, not all files of that type? For example, I have a file with no extension - it makes it look like a .txt file. How ...
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ImportError: libcublas.so.9.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am getting this error when I want to import tensorflow-gpu on Ubuntu 16.04. I have installed CUDA 9.1 properly, cudNN 7.1 properly and tested both without facing any problem. (using python 3.5 2.) ...
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Disk Sda5_crypt

Last evening I installed Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on my PC, but I don't manage to enter the new operative system because it's answered to me to insert a pass I haven't. The only words written on the monitor ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a windows laptop with a broken screen, so using an external display via hdmi

I am attempting to load Ubuntu 18.04 onto a windows 10 laptop (originally windows 7 or 8, upgraded to 10). The screen is broken on the laptop, so it is connected to a tv via hdmi cable to display. ...
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I lost all my linux data on reboot. :( [xubuntu, unetbooted alongside preinstalled windows 7]

I always run my laptop on windows 7, which was already pre-installed. I used UnetBootin to install xubuntu 18.04 alongside windows 7 without a usb/cd. I don't have a usb/cd at the moment. I installed ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 login-loop, how to revert back/change to auto-login?

New Linux user since less than 2 months when I made my first Xubuntu 18.04 install, after an earlier update got stuck in a login loop, did a new clean install but this time with auto-login and since ...
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after updating Xubuntu empty desktop

Yesterday my wife updated Xubuntu on her laptop. The login screen is still OK (16.04 LTS, wired connection present). But after logging in the desktop is empty (nothing more than a purple background)....
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what is the best ubuntu tool for flow diagram and architectural diagram creation for journal papers with latex?

I want to create high quality flow diagram, architectural diagram and mathematical diagram in Ubuntu for journal papers and I want to merge with LaTeX code also. The diagram could be converted to ....
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Lightlocker and Xscreensaver conflicting

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 but found gnome too heavy for my old hardware. So I installed Xubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop synaptic sudo apt-get remove gdm3 sudo dpkg-...
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How can I consolidate two drives into one bigger drive?

I have two 500 GB SSDs running Windows and xubuntu. The prices of flash nand is dropping, so I was considering getting a 1TB M.2 SSD instead. I was just wondering if there was an easy way to move my ...
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I can't get simple-scan working on Xubuntu 16.04 with Canon Pixma MG4250 [closed]

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 LTS upgraded from 14.04. I've read every (or almost) tutorial about setting sanebackend for my printer to be recognized by simple-scan then perform a scan. My printer is ...
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Change max open file limit and broke ubuntu

Following a tutorial I added the line fs.file-max = 4096 to /etc/sysctl.conf and ran sudo sysctl -p to update the max number of open files. Now if I try to do anything I just get an error saying '...
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Unclaimed Network Realtek 8100

Refreshing an older PC with Xubuntu 16.04 and failing to get a working wired Ethernet connection. lspci -nn | grep 0200 02:0c.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8100/...
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Xubuntu 18.04 LTS Install Failure on Acer SP111-32N

I am posting this issue because I had done a great deal of research and work in trying to solve it, resulting currently in a working system with one minor remaining issue. The basic install method ...
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August, and still no LTS upgrade? [duplicate]

I have Xubuntu 16.04 LTS installed: # lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: xenial And I thought by now ...
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What is the Keyboard Application Shortcut to set a key to mute volume in Xubuntu 16.04?

I have Xubuntu 16.04 on my Chromebook using Crouton. I am trying to enable my multimedia keys to work. I was able to get the volume up and down keys working respectively with: 'pactl set-sink-...
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How can I enable the lighttpd on startup in Ubuntu

How can I enable on startup/boot level in Ubuntu? Which command should I use for this?
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ayatana-indicator-power-service crashes on every boot with signal 5 (xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS)

I have xubuntu Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS kernel=4.15.0-29-generic. On every boot I get a popup reporting a crash, apparently from ayatana-indicator-power-service and offering to submit a report. in kern....
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Windows 10 fails to boot after Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS install [duplicate]

Adding Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS alongside my original OS, Windows 10, has not gone well. I made partitions like the EFI System Partition as well as root. When the installation completed, the PC restarted ...
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upgrading from ubuntu 17.04 to 18.04 [duplicate]

I currently have ubuntu 17.04(zesty). I want to upgrade it to 18.04(bionic), but when I tried sudo do-release-upgrade I saw something weird like below and is telling ("An upgrade from 'zesty' to '...
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Cannot launch Citrix reciever (message ¨Activate the Citrix plugin. Allow this website to run the Citrix plugin to acess apps¨

I try to login on the Windows computersystem of my office, by using the Citrix reciever on my xubuntu computer at home. After entering my USER-ID, password and tokencode i get the following message ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS - Unable to boot into Windows from Grub menu

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. When I start the system I'm shown the Grub Menu. When I select Windows it throws a "Boot Configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors" ...
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xfce Desktop Doesn't Load In

I'm running into this strange issue when using xfce where my desktop (wallpaper + desktop icons) won't load in after a reboot until I log out and back in. I don't believe I messed with any settings ...