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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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os-prober & 50mounted-tests

Today, as soon as I switched on my Xubuntu 16.04.4 computer, one CPU core went to 100% and there was constant HDD I/O for over 2 minutes. I looked at the system log afterwards and there were lots of ...
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Xubuntu installation missing encrypt home prompt

I'm in process of installation Xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on ASUS Vivobook E200HA, I'm in last step right now and what surprised me - there is no "Encrypt my home folder" checkbox. This is sad surprise, ...
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Loosing focus when changing workspace

I've got irritating issue with loosing focus on xubuntu 18.04 while changing workspaces. Lets assume, that I've got 2 displays and 2 workspaces. Active windows are arranged like this: ...
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How can I prevent any program starting at boot of the system?

When starting Xubuntu on my laptop, a lot of applications start to run (taking a big part of my CPU and energy): TeamViewer, Skype and so on and so forth. I don't want to uninstall them. I just want ...
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My laptop do not restart after complete installation of ubuntu 17.04 [on hold]

When ever i install ubuntu 17.04 in my laptop msi gp62vr 7rfx leopard pro. After the whole installation process when it say restart to complete installation and when i press restart button it strucks ...
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XUBUNTU 18.10- Blank screen after waking from suspend

Whenever i press any button to wake my system from suspend it screen get on with grey background and mouse poniter then w/o showing the login screen goes blank.. After that no matter what i do the ...
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solving dpkg dependency issues (argos3 simulator)

I'm run this command to unpackage the argos3 simulator package in Ubuntu in Windows10 sudo dpkg -i argos3_simulator-3.0.0-i686-beta52.deb and I'm getting this error dpkg: dependency problems ...
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Ubuntu server is not showing nginx default page

I have installed nginx in my Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS Status of nginx is also active(runing) but when i put my ip into browser it is not showing default nginx page insted it is showing This site can’t be ...
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Trying to send midi audio to Discord on Xubuntu

I have a casio keyboard which doubles as a midi controller, and I want its audio to go through a discord voice call. I don't have an audio-in jack, or else this would be trivial, so I'm going the usb ...
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Setup ubuntu 18.04 repository on hard drive

I have installed xubuntu 18.04 in my laptop. I have copied the repositories of ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop's hard drive. How can I set my ubuntu system to access this repository on my hard drive? How ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 randomly stops launching

I've been on ubuntu for 2 weeks now and never got any problem (except dual boot broke windows but not related i think) -Today I booted Ubuntu and it worked perfectly I installed WooUSB to try to fix ...
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Startup is not working when disabling RTCornerButton using synclient

I am using xubuntu 18.04. I have a lenovo 4740. My mouse has an annoying function using which one can copy the selected text by tapping on the right top corner portion of the trackpad. It is ...
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I'm looking for a command to flash screens (if possible in colors)

I'm using the xfce4 timer and I want the alarm to make the screen blink in addition to the pop-up alarm. Currenly I am using xset dpms force off; sleep 3; xset dpms force on which lets the screen ...
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How to adjust display settings for LightDM greeter on 18.04?

I have three monitors. My login does not position the monitors properly -- the left and right monitors should be swapped. How do I adjust the resolution and monitor position for the LightDM login ...
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How to set keyboard shortcut using Shift+(any latter) without interfere on default behaviour (type upper case latter)?

My system is Xubuntu 16.04.5 and I would like to ask if is possible to set keyboard shortcut using Shift+(any latter)? I tried and the shortcut works but now I can't type upper case latter ( in case ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Wifi connected but no internet

My Wifi worked fine today in the morning but doesn't now. Works fine on my phone. I'm on Xubuntu 16.04.5 LTS. Ping google.com only returns the usual "unknown host" message. I'm new to Ubuntu so I was ...
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Xubuntu Live used to copy files - I/O error - where's the log?

I regularly use Xubuntu 18.10 on a live pendrive for when I need to transfer data from one NTFS HD to another when Windows is corrupt, for example. I'm experiencing (I suspect) bad sectors on one HDD ...
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How can i install ubuntu server 16.04 alongside windows 10/7(dual boot)? [duplicate]

How can i install ubuntu server 16.04 alongside windows 10/7(dual boot)?Before i installed ubuntu deskop alongside windows 10/7(dual boot)?I search in google but not get exact result.
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Ubuntu 16.04 - create a cron job that runs just before logrotate

I want to upload my apache logs to a remote FTP server, wich i have allready managed to figure out how to do. However. I could inject the code in the logrotate cron job, but i am worried it would ...
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Can't Install Ralink RT3290 Driver on Ubunto 18.10

I am trying to install WIFI driver. When trying to install firmware-misc-nonfree package I get this error: ham@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install firmware-misc-nonfree Reading package lists... Done ...
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Is there a way to switch distributions without losing any data (settings, applications, home folder)?

Yes, I know. This might be a duplicate. However, this time it's a bit different. I'm considering of switching from Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS to Xubuntu (exact same version). I could try the "Something else"...
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Issue of Bluetooth turning on

I have installed latest ubuntu 18.04 on my DELL LATITUDE E5530 , when i go to settings for turning on the bluetooth it shows "plug in the dongle". Help me how to fix it.
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Why my terminal opens a dir without cd today?

I'm on Xubuntu 18.04, and everytime I typed vim in the terminal, It opened vim editor. But today, It opens a directory named vim! what can cause that? I just changed my font size from 14 to 13 ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS length of support if installing Xubuntu Packages

We are using Ubuntu Server 18.04, and is supposed to have 5 years of support, but we also need a graphical GUI and we want to install Xubuntu packages. Since Xubuntu 18.04 only has 3 years of support,...
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Xubuntu 18.04 -> 18.04.1 Upgrade Synaptics Touchpad Not Working

This is my first post here and I have spent many hours trying to read through the posts to diagnose this problem. I used Linux off and on since the late 90s and only recently came back to it. I was ...
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Can't launch app designer in MATLAB 2017a in Xubuntu 18.04

when I execute the command appdesigner in the command window of matlab to properly open app designer, I received this error message: Warning: The following error was caught while executing '...
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why must I restart a remote GUI session to use it on 18.04

In Xubuntu 16.04, getting a remote GUI session from a Windows XP was simple with remote desktop connection. On 18.04, nothing worked until ~/.xsession was modified to have a single line as follows: ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 problem with keyboard key

I have two keys that don't work. I tried use the keyboard and language GUI to reconfigure the keys. Strangely, I can press >, but the greater sign < does not work, and the other key is the 1, ...
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Docker Printed font style (Nightmare for printing PDF) not same as Ubuntu [closed]

I installed fonts in Docker (Debian 9) by using Node11 with Nightmare, but printed PDF style is different to what I see in Ubuntu. How do I fix it? Right is from Docker and Left is from Ubuntu:
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Install xfce4 desktop on ubuntu headless server, for remote desktop (x11vnc)

I would like to install a full xfce4 desktop into my ubuntu 16 dedicated server. I remember accessing the remote desktop with this command years ago: ssh -v ip:port -L 5900:localhost:5900 "x11vnc -...
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Intall ubuntu on disk1(ssd) and encrypt without aftecting the the disk2(hdd)

I have two drives, one is ssd and the other is hdd. I want to install and encrytp ubuntu on the ssd without afecting or altering any data on the hdd. So, please help if you know how to proceed with ...
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Lost Application that Displays my Installed Apps

I am using xubuntu 18.04 lts. I can no longer list my installed apps nor can I access apps that are available nor remove unwanted apps. Somehow I managed to delete this app and want to reinstall it.
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Select different wallpaper for each virtual desktop in Xubuntu 18.04

I enjoy virtual desktops and would like them to have different wallpapers in Xubuntu 18.04. Is this possible, if not by some hidden switch, maybe with some scripting/tweaking?
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xrdp not working on XUBUNTU 18.04, getting VNC error 1 after security negotiation

xrdp has been working fine with XUBUNTU 16.04 but on a fresh install of XUBUNTU 18.04, my attempts to remote log-in always result in failure. A small portion of the xrdp.log is: xrdp_wm_log_msg: ...
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Why does the Ubuntu Software Center use Python 2?

The Ubuntu Software Center is described as, Utility for browsing, installing, and removing software Ubuntu Software Center lets you browse and install thousands of free and paid applications ...
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Screen glitch when laptop lid opens (XUBUNTU 18.04)

When I open the laptop lid after closing it while running Xubuntu 18.04LTS, the screen is glitched. The glitch itself is hard to explain. When I move my mouse, the screen gets filled up with the color ...
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Xubuntu - how to make win+(number) open app shown in top bar?

I'm using xubuntu 18.04. At the moment the top bar looks like this I'd like to have the first (Xubuntu...) firefox window open when I click win+1, and the second (Analytics...) when I click win+2. ...
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Is UGEE M708 compatible with Ubuntu?

Can I setup Ugee m708 tablet with ubuntu with all it's features working?? I know the UGEE official drivers are not supported in ubuntu but is digimend compatible with ubuntu?
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Sans SIFT Workstation

I’ve been trying to install Autopsy 4 on my VM copy of SIFT workstation, being Ubuntu based I figured this was the best place to ask for help. I have downloaded Java 8 and verified I have the most ...
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How to setup my own dns VPN server?

How to setup my own DNS VPN server on Ubuntu, such as YourFreedom DNS connection? YourFreedom is using DNS port 53 for VPN. İs it possible to use in OpenVPN config file?
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Locking Screen In Xubuntu Breaks Graphics

So, I've been using Xubuntu for some years, now, and I've been having a different experience with the lock/login screen every time there's a new version. When I type in my LUKS password, the screen ...
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No thumbnails are showing on Xubuntu 18.04

I recently re-installed Xubuntu 18.04. After re-installation thumbnails stopped loading after some time. At first it loaded a few thumbnails and stopped, but it even stopped showing the loaded ...
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Xubuntu 18.10 - Microphone static noise disturbance

I'm new to Linux and I installed Xubuntu just today (after I tried other distros). I have a problem with my microphone (happened with the other distros too, if this can help): I hear a very annoying ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 dual monitors

After booting up the login screen shows two separate login forms (i.e. typing in one doesn't show up in the other), and I can move between them with my mouse in a logical side-by-side manner. But ...
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Weird text shows on a billboard TV

I've got a 14m2 digital billboard with a computer behind which is working on Xubuntu. Everything works just fine when it's turned on, the ads are showing correctly and stuff like that, but I need to ...
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xubuntu 18.04 login loop

When I enter my password in the log in screen the screen goes black for a second or two, then returns me to the login screen. No matter how many times I try, I haven't been able to login. I never had ...
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The same windows are opened every time I log in. Can I fix that? [duplicate]

The same windows appear as I switch on the computer. Like if I had selected "Save session for future logins" though I don't. I remember launching some GUI apps with sudo, can it be the source of the ...
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How to add portuguese-BR dictionary to xfce-dict-plugin on Xubuntu 16.04?

I couldn't find a Portuguese-BR dict. to install on xfce-dict-plugin. I want only a Portuguese-BR dict. I already have por-eng and eng-por installed. Appreciate some help. Thanks Vladi.
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Can't install window 10 using Usb [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu on my PC only, no other OS. Now I want to install Windows 10 on my PC. But unable to install from DVD Rom or USB.
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 Randomly opens windows when laptop lid is closed (GNOME Tweaks)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 on my laptop. I need to run a model everyday and this process is computationally expensive so that it lasts ~5h. So while running the model, I want the lid ...