Questions tagged [xubuntu]

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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Xubuntu not selectable while booting after installation

I just wanted to install the lastest xubuntu (20.04 LTS) alongside my Windows10 installation. I didn't see any errors during the installation. However, when I reboot my laptop (Acer Aspire F15 - if ...
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kdeconnect on Xubuntu 20.04

Has anybody tried kdeconnect on Xubuntu 20.04 with satisfactory results? I installed and used it and the results were extremely disappointing. The files I transferred from the phone were completely ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 kworker high cpu

I have a problem with freezing/lagging system and I suspect kworker is to blame. Yesterday everything was fine and I did not install any updates but today the system is slow, as I am writing right now ...
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Disable screen locking with xubuntu 20.04 and lightdm

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and then installed xubuntu-core. When prompted, I chose lightdm as my login manager. I then disabled everything I could find related to screen locking, but I still have ...
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Trying to run WireShark but getting a permission error [duplicate]

When attempting to run Wireshark, I got an error message: Couldn’t run /usr/bin/dumpcap in child process: permission denied Then, afterwards I get the error: Error by extcap pipe: **(process:41777)...
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How to configure L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN on Xubuntu 18.04?

I have a Sonicwall Firewall running an L2TP VPN with a pre-shared key. I need to connect to that VPN from my Linux computer running Xubuntu 18.04. I've tried quite a few different guides that I could ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 Openlid(wakeup) not able to login to gui

I have been searching this issue, but not seem to have the answer. So allow me to post here. If you have the solution or know the related post, please let me know. Installed Xubuntu on Thinkpad T410 ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 Thunar shows video and image thumbnails, but it doesn't show PDF covers

Xubuntu 18.04 Thunar shows video and image thumbnails, but it doesn't show PDF covers. It did show PDF covers in the past, but no longer does.
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Xubuntu removal

I installed Xubuntu over Ubuntu 20.01, would like to uninstall it, it doesn't boot into Ubuntu, only Xubuntu. I didn't really like the look. New user, learning. I couldn't find the command to use. thx....
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Pycharm menu bar disappearing

I'm using Pycharm Community Edition 2020.1 version. Operation system is Xubuntu 20, Java version is openjdk 11.0.7 2020-04-14 I faced a strange problem today. I lost menu bar in pycharm. I searched ...
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How to debug suspend/resume quirks with AMD Ryzen 2800X CPU?

I'm running Xubuntu 18.04.3 (64bit) on a completely new hardware: AMD Ryzen 2700X Mainboard: MSI Mortar Max B450M BIOS E7B89AMS260 (12/30/2019) Whenever I resume from suspend, things usually work - ...
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Suspend doesn't work, “gzip stdin: not in gzip format” error, initramfs possible missing firmware

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04 in dual boot with Windows 10 on a laptop (HP Pavilion 15, unfortunately using the AMD Carrizo platform), and I have run into an issue with suspend not working. When I run ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 LTS Cant Change Login-Screen Resolution (Thinkpad P50)

I recently got a ThinkpadP50 with a fresh Xubuntu 20.04 LTS install CPU: Intel i7-6820HQ (8) @ 3.600GHz GPU: NVIDIA Quadro M1000M, using nvidia-driver-440 However, I'm having an issue where my lock ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 no sound

After a recent update the sound plays for a second or two then degrades and dies, or doesn't play at all. Plugging in headphones just gives pulsing static. I had set up dual boot and the sound works ...
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What can be causing disk activity in empty external drives as soon as I mount them

I have some 4TB drives that never saw heavy use, and have been given new partition tables and one large ext4 partition each for storing backups. Some of them exhibit the odd behavior that as soon as ...
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Is it mandatory to install Java for the correct operation of Ubuntu / Xubuntu etc?

Hi, sorry for the lack of knowledge, maybe this is a stupid question. Is it necessary to install java after installing Ubuntu for the correct operation of the system? I mean for a standard user who ...
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is there an Xubutu (XFCE) equivalent to gnome-session-quit

I see a neat answer by Steve Dee to a question I have, but it's specific to Gnome in that it uses gnome-session-quit to log out the current user. I use Xubuntu, and thus XFCE. Is there an equivalent?...
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W: some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead in xubuntu [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, I use Xubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. It was working fine, suddenly when I switched on my laptop today WiFi stopped working. It showed device not ready, found from one of the ...
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What is wrong with my bash script?

#!/usr/bin/env bash gnome-terminal --window-with-profile=app # Execute exe1 pathToExe1=./dir1/exe1 gnome-terminal --tab-with-profile=app -t "exe1" -- $pathToExe1 # Execute exe2 pathToExe2=./dir2/...
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No audio on Acer AO532h with Xubuntu 20.04 after upgrade from 19.10

The audio on my Acer Aspire One AO532h worked great under Xubuntu 19.10. I then upgraded to 20.04 and lost all audio. As an experiment, I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on the netbook and the audio works. ...
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Why using VcXsrv for WSL when you can use xrdp?

I have been trying the VcXsrv X11 Server to use with my WSL 2 Ubuntu 20.04 but I have found much better to use xrdp. Since it is a local connection network speed doesn't matter and it feels almost ...
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Network sharing from Xubuntu 18.04 to Windows 10 fails, (system-config-samba crashes)

Specs: Computer 01: Xubuntu 18.04, with default out of the box samba components. Computer 02: Windows 10. Network Topology: Both computers are ethernet connected to a Modem/Router Description of ...
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Issue with fonts not being identified correctly

I’m using (or, as the case would be, attempting to use) Xubuntu 20.04 release. I'm having an issue with fonts not being identified correctly, but it gets stranger the more I look into it. Please ...
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Modify Trusted GRUB 1.1.5 to show Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and Android x86 7.1.2

this is my first post. So recently i installed Android x86 on my MSI U130 Wind, it installed Trusted GRUB 1.1.5 and does not recognize Xubuntu (Does not show it), so im asking a way to include ...
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Failed to put a second screen Xubuntu 20.04

I just installed Xubuntu 20.04 LTS. It is a clean installation. At the moment of connecting my second screen and then to place it as an extended screen the following happens. Notebook Second Screen ...
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Launch error for desptop icons in xfce

Just started using Xubuntu 20.04 (which I love), but here lately I am occasionally getting a "Launch error" upon startup (maybe once every 10 or 12 startups). Clicking on any desktop icon yields the ...
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Thunar dark mode [closed]

How to change Thunar file manager's appearance to dark mode, because I have problems with my vision?
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Removing right-click menu option in Xubuntu/XFCE - Imagemagick

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04. Every time I right click on a picture I get an option to use Imagemagick at the top. I would like to get rid of it. I've tried removing display-im6.q16.desktop from the ~./...
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Backgroung image in Xubuntu (how to set up)

How to set up an image that I have on my workstation as a background in Xubuntu?
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How to change keyboard shortcuts for Zoom (The Video-Conference App)?

I am using Xubuntu 18.04 32-bit version and use Zoom. I encountered a problem with the shortcuts while attending a class on Zoom. I could not exit full screen using the key 'Esc' while the keyboard ...
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Share or collect xubuntu keyboard shortcuts

Since I moved from Windows to Xubuntu as my work and personal OS, I tweaked a lot of keyboard shortcuts and now I'm feeling very comfortable with it. I have two different users on this computer and I ...
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A '/' appears in the output of the sdiff command

I am using sdiff command on ubuntu to test my code. python main.py | sdiff - ans.txt At this time, the output is as follows >sequence1: frame1 >sequence1: frame1 ...
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No Permissions Button in gnome software xubuntu

Hi I am using xubuntu with the xfce desktop. The version of ubuntu is 19.10 I have been having a lot of problems with snaps being able to access files from other sources then my main hard drive. For ...
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How to make Xfce start menu persist favorites?

After an upgrade I installed Xfce with xubuntu-desktop after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04. Previously I was using gnome-shell and now I'm using Xfce. I noticed that modifications (deletions, additions, ...
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Migrate from mythbuntu 18.04 to xubuntu 20.04

I've been running a mythbuntu machine for the best part of 10 years now. I don't use the MythTV stuff any more but it runs as bit of a quasi home server. Over the years I've set up and configured a ...
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Screen is shifted with Xubuntu

I have a computer with a Ryzen 5 2500U CPU with RX Vega graphics. I created a Xubuntu 20.04 installer and booted it, but now I have this really weird distortion on my screen, where different vertical ...
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“No root file system is defined”, existing /boot /xubuntu1910 /win10 partitions

There are loads of posts about the main “No root file system is defined" problem, which say to address this by specifying ext4 as partition type "/" as mount point. HOWEVER, I've not seen anything ...
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External screen HDMI strange desktop problem

I've been using Ubuntu for about 6 years without any issue but recently I upgraded from Xubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 and I am having a small problem with the external screen I usually use with an HDMI cable....
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How can I 'transform' Xubuntu into Ubuntu and revert if necessary?

I have installed the latest version of Xubuntu on my machine. I would like to make it into regular Ubuntu without installing it over. Is it possible? Also, after this has been done and Ubuntu is the ...
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Edit audio recording in realtime

Is there a way to apply some effects (like noise reduction, normalize, pitch change etc.) directly while recording? Consider the situation that I'm in a Live meeting (like on Zoom app) & I want ...
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Why does my Xubuntu desktop look slanted and weird?

I created a Xubuntu 20.04 USB, and I entered the live CD environment. However, it looked something like this. (I recreated this image because I couldn't actually screenshot the problem.) The whole ...
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Xubuntu 20.04: cannot login into my account!

Good day! During my session something went wrong. My wifi connection suddenly switched off so I restarted my notebook. After which I cannot login into my account on Xubuntu 20.04. The system now ...
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unable to execute VBoxManage command in python executable (created with pyinstaller)

OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS make an install.py file executable: pyinstaller -w install.py --onefile install.py script: import os VM = os.system('VBoxManage startvm win10 --type headless') if VM == 0: ...
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Xubuntu live-USB install stuck (NO NVIDIA)

I'm new to Linux, Trying to install xubuntu 20.04 on a dell inspiron 11-3000 series (2.3MGz, 8RAM, only intell GPU) which already runs windows 10, using a bootable-USB created with RUFUS. Bios options ...
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Can xubuntu 14.04 directly be upgraded to 20.04 LTS? [duplicate]

There are similar questions already posted but they are about upgrading to relatively newer version of xubuntu but not a huge jump as in my case. I have 14.04 which is quite an old release can this be ...
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How to Run Maltego in Xubuntu 18.04

I have installed Maltego on my os but cant run it from terminal root@DF:/home/andro# sudo apt-get install maltego Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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ssh agent forwarding not working after ubuntu 20.04 upgrade

SSH agent forwarding was perfectly working when I was using xubuntu 19.10, after I upgrade my system to xubuntu 20.04, its not working anymore. I never change /etc/ssh/config or /home/.ssh/config . ...
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Failed to move /home directory to a new partition?

Running Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit on a system with 2 hard drives. System is dual boot: Win-10 & Xubuntu. The PC has 2 disk drives: a small boot flash drive with a 14.7 Gb Partition for Linux and a 169 ...
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After upgrading to 20.04, both RStudio and Steam crash in the exact same way, where do I investigate?

Upon opening, both RStudio and Steam follow the exact same pattern. They will spend a second or two on my panel, giving the impression that they're opening, Steam will even try to update for a moment, ...
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ethernet connection causes computer crash

XUbuntu 18.04.4 LTS, dual boot on hp spectre x360 Sometimes, when connected to ethernet (via usbc/ethernet hub, my hardware does not have an ethernet port), a software glitch happens. It seems to me ...

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