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Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based (Ubuntu with XFCE desktop environment) GNU/Linux operating system. This tag is not meant to be used as a wildcard as to the desktop environment variant of Ubuntu that you are asking about.

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Ubiquity not working on Minimized Xubuntu 22.04

I want to create my customized Xubuntu 22.04 distribution for my own application reqirements. First I install Ubuntu 22.04 Server with Minimized type. Second install xubuntu-core and ubiquity: sudo ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 suddenly slow booting, not detecting second monitor, bootlooping and occassionally starting in emergency mode

I have an Acer Predator Helios 300 2019 laptop with dual boot for Xubuntu 18.04 and Windows that I have been using for around 3+ years now. Last Friday, my second HDMI monitor suddenly did not work, ...
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Load b43 module at boot

How to do it? I need to type modprobe b43 every time i turn on my old laptop, it's a bit annoying. I tried adding b43 to /etc/modules but that does not work. b43 isn't blacklisted on my blacklist.conf....
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Why my linux laptop suddenly hang?

My linux laptop is Aspire 4738Z, and nearly it's more than 10 years old. My fan on laptop is sometimes suddenly "whoosh-whoosh-whoosh", until my laptop goes hang. Even was I open Firefox for ...
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How to delete recoverable files in Ubuntu

I was curious to see if i can recover any files that i deleted from my ubuntu 20.04. So i used testdisk, and i found old deleted pictures and few files. Unfortunately, i was able to recover them ! ...
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With MrChromebox in UEFI mode, possible to dual boot Xubuntu with Chrome OS?

I am new to this community. I have a Chromium Os current release (12 cgpt partitions) running with MrChromebox bios in UEFI. I can increase the size of unused partitions 6 and 7 to 10+ GB total, or ...
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Strange postfix logs in journal

Three days ago the following log messages started appearing in the journal on an hourly basis approximately. postfix/qmgr 7E15D300513: from=<root@devsys.localdomain>, size=942, nrcpt=1 (queue ...
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How to properly remove an extra disk from VirtualBox?

I have this vm with Xubuntu and I've added 4 extra disks (practising for a course I'm taking). How do I remove them? Just by selecting and removing? will this break anything? thanks!
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System not started after power failure

I am running some python script in my old computer, the script basically sends data to telegram group every 15mins. The script / computer was working good till I had a power failure. The script is ...
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Xubuntu 22.04 missing Display profiles

After a fresh Xubuntu 22.04, I'm unable to see or select Display Profiles (see image below). I'm using VirtualBox 6.1.6. Any ideas on how to make it work? Thanks!
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How can I fix this 'Failed to activate swap /swapfile' error on boot in Xubuntu?

When I boot my laptop, I'm seeing: systemd[1]: Failed to activate swap /swapfile. [FAILED]: Failed to activate swap /swapfile. [DEPEND]: Dependency failed for swap. I am then taken to the Ubuntu ...
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Python binary path in pip

When I run python it runs version 3.10.4: $ python Python 3.10.4 (main, Apr 8 2022, 17:35:13) [GCC 9.4.0] on linux Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license&...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Black Screen after closing lid and opening back

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 in my HP Pavilion 15 today. Among other issues, Whenever I close my laptop lid (it should ideally suspend and work normal whenever I open it back). But On opening lid there is ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo plymouth-theme-spinner

I keep getting this: dpkg: error processing package plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo (--configure): installed plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit ...
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Ubiquity crashes during xubuntu 20.04.4 install on Dell Wyse 3040

I'm having trouble installing xubuntu 20.04.4 LTS on a Dell Wyse 3040. I created the boot disk on a windows machine with rufus. I am able to boot from USB and 'Try Xubuntu'. When I try to install, I ...
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Autoremove problem when installing Ubuntu

When I try to install Ubuntu or xubunto or zorin I always get the same problem witch is just before the installation ends it goes on auto remove by itself and I get only the background on my computer. ...
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After Upgrading to 22.04 Internet access not working

I started Upgrading Ubuntu from 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS. After Upgrading I can't use internet access. any reach outs, please
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AMD RX 580 is stuck at max memory clock frequency

According to radeontop, the memory clock of my videocard is stuck at 100% (2GHz). The videocard is Sapphire AMD Radeon RX 580. I'm running a 1920x1080 monitor at 144hz. The problem doesn't happen at ...
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What is current directory name?

I want to see the current directory. Below is the current directory. How to know the directory name? Thank you kueve@ubuntu:~$ Is this root or home directory?
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I move folder to * file type how to get file form it [closed]

I try mv Some.txt A* but there is not any folder name of A so it converts into 'A*'file ls screenshot
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Slow Xubuntu computer

I have recently converted an elderly Eee computer from Windows 7 to Xubuntu. The conversion seems to have been successful apart from the fact that the replacement system is painfully slow, taking ...
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About the new Xubuntu 22.04 window system and sound server

I have two questions about the new Xubuntu 22.04. Is it using X11 or has it switched to Wayland? Is it using Pulseaudio or has it switched to Pipewire? I emphasize that I'm asking about Xubuntu ...
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How to set xfce4-screenshooter by default to save screenshots as jpg not png?

xfce screenshooter normally saves screenshots as png files and modifying its extension for every file I want to save is an arduous work (considering the many screenshots I take on a daily basis). I ...
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Xubuntu 22.04 iso size bump versus 20.04

There is a drastically size bump between iso of Xubuntu 22.04 and 20.04.2. It is 2.7GB vs 1.7GB. What is the reason for that drastically increase? EDIT: Found an info in the cache of a search engine ...
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How do I access %LocalAppData% directory if I'm on Linux browsing a Windows Bootcamp partition?

I've installed Xubuntu 20.04 without installing rEFind and now I can't boot to Mac or Windows bootcamp. That's a separate issue I'm going to fix. But before I do, I want to backup some files to my ...
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BAD SUSPENSION XUBUNTU 20.04 LTS

I'm using a workstation with Xubuntu 20.04. I have removed the screensaver, the suspension... everything so that when I stop using it for a while, it continues as is. I did this because sleep was not ...
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How can I influence the foreground color of Labels of Xubuntu's desktop icons

I am using Xubuntu 20.04. For some special purpose, I have installed Xubuntu on an USB stick. In order to always remind myself of using this special installation, I have set the background on it to ...
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How can I make Apple EarPod volume controls work on Ubuntu running on Macbook Pro 2015?

First, this is NOT a duplicate of this question!!!! I am running Xubuntu, which is running on Ubuntu 21.10, on a Macbook. I am using the earbuds that shipped with my Macbook Pro 2015 - Apple EarPods. ...
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How to upgrade from xubuntu 20.10 to ubuntu 22.04

can I seamlessly upgrade from xubuntu 21.10 to ubuntu? Thank you for reading. Greetings
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Xfce equivalent for advanced keyboard settings - e.g. for "Right Alt key never chooses 3rd level" or "Caps lock behavior"

I had a situation where I needed to disable right-Alt for selecting 3rd level and to set a new key for that level, as said here. In KDE Plasma there are obvious settings under System Settings > ...
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Thunar freezes when moving many files through terminal

I am running Xubuntu 21.10 with Thunar 4.16.8. The latter will freeze every time in the following situation: In Thunar, go to directory foo. The directory has 100k+ files. With terminal, move the ...
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Daily hard freezes (Ubuntu 21.10, Xubuntu, HP Spectre x360)

So this HP Spectre is freezing every day, sometimes after only 20 minutes of uptime, this is very frustrating :( It freezes so completely it does not respond to any input, not even ctrl-alt-F1 or the ...
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Image Corruption with Screenshots on Xubuntu 20.04

Whenever I try to upload an image that I saved with the Screenshot tool I get a corrupted looking image: Example of corrupted image: This seems to happen primarily when trying to upload/paste from ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 - Not all RAM is being registered?

I have 16gb (2x8gb) of Kingston DDR4 2666mhz installed but only 14gb is being detected. (see screenshot below) Screenshot of memory info I have an AMD cpu (Ryzen 5 3500U with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx) - ...
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OpenVPN client starts and works in terminal, but not in browsers

I run my openVPN client as sudo openvpn --config my_client.ovpn. In terminal both ping and lynx can access the internet. But all the GUI browsers fail to connect to internet. OpenVPN client connects ...
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Where are the terminal preferences saved in Xubuntu 20.04

I have a cluster of machines all running the same OS: Xubuntu 20.04. I usually change the terminal settings a lot, and I'd like them to all be the same across devices and usernames. I can't find the ...
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Slack Icon Missing in Desktop Application Window in Ubuntu

I'm using the Slack desktop client on Xubuntu 20.04 and noticed that the Slack icon does not appear in the top left corner of the application window: I've tried this with the *.deb package, the Snap ...
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Computer randomly slows down

Sometimes my computer slows down for no apparent reason. I was trying to find the culprit using htop, but it looks like this phenomenon affects the whole system, i.e. everything starts using a lot of ...
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X11 / xkb: Custom Keyboard Layout -- "Error loading new keyboard description"

My machine: Xubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, XFCE 4.14, X.org 1.20.13 I am attempting to create a custom keyboard layout for the Arabic-script (kona yéziq) version of the Uyghur language. I believe I have ...
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Bluetooth Headphones Require Pairing Twice to Work

I notice that when I need to connect my Bluetooth headphones to my Xubuntu 20.04 laptop, I have to pair them twice in the Bluetooth Devices GUI. Similarly, if I want to connect via the command line, I ...
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I can't run Anydesk on Contabo Ubuntu VPS [closed]

I installed Anydesk on my contabo ubuntu vps, but it's not running. I followed this direction, http://deb.anydesk.com/howto.html After it's installed, it's listed on the program lists, but when I ...
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Removing mssql-server from Ubuntu 20.04 in WSL1

I installed mssql-server on Ubuntu 20.04 running as WSL1. However that turns out to be a bad move as it can't get it installed properly. To makes things worse, I can't remove it either. So my apt ...
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Deleted /etc/modules - what can i do if it was deleted by mistake?

I accidentally (and stupidly) overwritten my /etc/modules file. I have no idea what was in it. Is there a possibility to know what was in the file? like a backup file? My system seems to works ...
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What is the fan and temperature manager service in Ubuntu 20.04?

o, I have Dell Latitude 5421 (i7 64gb RAM) and I have installed Xubunutu 20.04 I also installed some software I needed and drivers (NVIDIA Driver) and more (LibreOffice and other) and upgraded the ...
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Ubuntu : Permision Denied + Sudoers is world writable [duplicate]

I am trying use a command to install / update. Here are the commands I would like to run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt install gnome-session gdm3 sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-...
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Awesome light-blue window theme. What is it?

I was poking around an Audacity tutorial today and saw a screenshot of the PulseAudio controller with this window theme: What theme is it, and can I apply it to Xubuntu 20.04?
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Upgrade "Package has been kept back" how to fix? (Specific case)

I have a package being kept back whilst trying to upgrade: $ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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Can Geany's titlebar be hidden in Xubuntu 20.04?

I find that the tabs showing what documents I have open already tell me all that Geany's titlebar intends to. Is it possible to hide it in Xubuntu 20.04? Ideally, I'd like to do this within Geany ...
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Where are all ppa repositories, apps, and xfce settings saved

I need to reinstall xubuntu 20.04 and I had already configured my desktop, panels and all my settings and things like that and installed a lot of apps from snap flatpak and apt/apt-get where would ...
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Select i3 window manager in Xubuntu 21.10 but the OS is identified as Ubuntu 21.10 instead of Xubuntu 21.10

I am learning i3. I have installed i3 in Xubuntu 21.10 and selected i3 as window manager in login screen. I ran neofetch and it mentioned that OS is Ubuntu 21.10 instead of Xubuntu 21.10. Is this ...
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