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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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How to disable gradual scrolling?

I'm not sure what it's called, but in recent versions of Xubuntu (I'm on 18.04, 64-bit), I've found that when I'm viewing a long page to scroll on if I don't scroll quickly to start with, or if I hold ...
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Double Commander custom actions configuration on Xubuntu 16.04.5

I need some help to set custom actions in Double Commander. For example: I set an action to open directory as root but when I select this option in the context menu (left click on selected directory) ...
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Name of the sound settings application in Ubuntu?

I'm trying out Xubuntu and Kubuntu. I have a complicated sound setup which I knew how to setup in Ubuntu but I'm having trouble doing the same in Xubuntu and Kubuntu. I'd like to install the main GUI ...
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“dev/sda9:clean ,871895/3112960 files,4891935/12451072 blocks”

This message appears after I startup my laptop, then it won't continue booting dev/sda9:clean ,871895/3112960 files,4891935/12451072 blocks image
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virt-viewer command not woking

I am using an ubuntu machine. I created a CentOS 7 VM. Now I want to get the GUI using virt-viewer command and it flags me the following error: (/usr/bin/virt-viewer:25156): Spice-Warning **: channel-...
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Ubuntu 18.04 update stuck at “Setting up redis-server (5:4.0.9-1ubuntu0.1) …”

Whenever I update my Ubuntu software or run the command sudo dpkg --configure -a, it gets stuck at the line Setting up redis-server (5:4.0.9-1ubuntu0.1) .... I don't know why this is happening.
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Xorg high CPU usage when things move (Xubuntu 18.04)

There's been a lot of questions related to Xorg CPU usage but I couldn't find anything helpful yet. When doing some basic stuff like moving a xfce window, Xorg CPU usage jumps to 15%. Scrolling a ...
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on version 18.04 i3wm have problem binding Keypads

i use i3wm as a graphical interface, and i use for example $mod+KP_1 to change to workspace 1, but when i upgraded to Xubuntu 18.04, this binding doesn't work anymore.i am unable to bind any KP_x to ...
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Stuck in login loop on ubuntu, works on xubuntu

I was stuck in a login loop on ubuntu 18.04 and tried a lot of the answers from other questions to no avail. Like here and here regarding .xauthority, cleaning disk space etc. Eventually I installed ...
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Cannot disconnect from NordVPN

System Info: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS NordVPN Version 2.0.0 I recently installed the nordvpn-release_1.0.0_all.deb following these instructions. I'm able to connect to a VPN server via terminal using ...
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Start up Ubuntu

When I start up Ubuntu there is a message 'Advanced format for Ubuntu'as the second choice for the startup. Should I use that or just keep on using the top one? I am an 80-year-old slowbee!!!!
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Restore Xubuntu menu appearance

I'm running Xubuntu (Ubuntu Studio which is based on Xubuntu), and I somehow messed up my applications menu. I had the original menu, with the favorites on the left side and the applications grouped ...
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Thunar - Failed to create archive, no suitable archive manager found

Ever since I installed Xubuntu 16.04.2 I have this weird bug, whenever I try to create an archive from the right-click menu in Thunar I get the following error message:"Failed to create archive. No ...
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Enable color emojis in Chrome, Xubuntu 18.04.1

I have followed this question: 18.04: color emoji not showing up at all in Chrome, only partially in Firefox, installed fonts-noto-color-emoji manually, but color emojis are still not showing up in ...
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How to automate date in template-generated file with Thunar [xfce4]

In XFCE4 it is possible to install templates in ~/Templates and they will appear under the Create Document entry of the Context and File Menus. Now, let's say I create a Python template there (it can ...
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How to change the height of address bar (where is the path of a dirct./file) on Double Commander?

Is it possible to change the height of address bar on Double Commander? OS: Xubuntu 16.04.5 Appreciate some help, Vladi.
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xubuntu 18.04 mouse and keyboard do not work with mousepad and System Monitor

Mouse and keyboard input work normally with every other app (so far). Launching mousepad app (/usr/bin/mousepad) results in a normal-looking window that won't accept input into the text area. I can ...
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Lenovo E580 volume mute button LED not working on Xubuntu 18.04

Kernel: 4.15.0-43-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.12.7 Distro: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS New user to Xubuntu since a couple of hours on an E580 ThinkPad. Mobo: LENOVO model: 20KSCTO1WW v: ...
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Xubuntu Printer Manager doesn't work

I work with Xubuntu and used to print documents with a printer which is on a local network. It won't print anymore and I can't open the Printer Manager (System/Printers) either. I think it happened ...
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How to set default desktop environment (Xfce or Xubuntu) for all the users?

We've a server and it can be accessible only through ssh. and I'm using VNC to get the GUI of the server. the thing is the server has 3 diff users. and all their desktop environment are different. Now ...
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I have deleted XFCE, exo and Terminal in Xubuntu, how to get them back?

First, a piece of advice: in Xubuntu 18.04, there is a pre-installed application called Web Browser. It is NOT a Web Browser. I uninstalled it via Software Center thinking it was redundant with ...
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Someone illegally accessed my fb account [closed]

When downloading my login information, it appeared like that Time Jan 14, 2019, 3:09 PM IP Address 105.235.158.61 Browser Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux i686; rv:24.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/24....
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Slow Boot time apt-daily-upgrade.service and apt-daily.service on Xubuntu 18.04 - ASUS K70IO laptop [duplicate]

I'm on Xubuntu 18.04, yet recently my old laptop is very slow to boot . I've been hunting on the internet but I am unable to find any solution. Please help, ASUS K70IO NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M ...
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how to generate a new .desktop file (in /usr/share/applications) after installation? [duplicate]

I've just install wine in my Xubuntu 18.10 with the command "sudo apt install wine" but there's no shortcut in my menu. I checked the /usr/share/applications, there's nothing there too. Is there a ...
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Xubuntu 14:10 reboot problem

I'm running a HP 255 laptop. I was happily running Xubuntu 14.04 on it and this morning accepted the upgrade to 14.10. All went well. I rebooted and have been unsing 14.10 all day. However, I ...
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How to make XFCE reserve space for panel on the right monitor?

I'm using Xubuntu 13.04 on my laptop that has an external screen attached. The big external monitor also has a vertical panel. My external screen is on the right side of my laptop. When I maximize ...
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DVI-VGA adapter problem

Is it possible to add unsupported resolution when monitor is connected via DVI -> VGA (passive probably) adapter? The problem is that the monitor (Acer AL1916W) is reported as CRT monitor, mainly ...
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Session/startup custom code does not run (correctly) on Xubuntu 16.04/18.04

In a nutshell: it appears code I add to my session & startup menu does not get run (correctly). Some examples: compiz --replace & dropbox stop && dbus-launch dropbox start & ...
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How can I run Rstudio from my Windows subsystem for Ubuntu?

My laptop has the windows 10 system and I have installed the subsystem Ubuntu. I have installed Rstudio but when I run it "QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display Aborted (core dumped)" will be ...
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I can preview but can't save scan with Epson L220

I have installed Image-Scan software from Epson support here . image-scan can detect my Epson L220 scanner, I can preview, I can click the scan button and a select folder to save the scan in progress....
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Received “Update standard folders to current language?” message, now Documents folder is empty

Today when I booted my laptop (Xubuntu 18.04) I received the following dialogue which I have never seen before; Update standard folders to current language? You have logged in in a new language. You ...
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Second Monitor Detected but no Image

I just upgraded my motherboard and CPU, and installed a new version of Xubuntu, and now my second monitor says "there is no signal coming from the computer". It's a VGA monitor connected to a DVI port ...
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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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Make bind-mounts unmountable

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 and upgraded from 16.04 recently. I'm also using an OwnCloud-based cloudstorage, for which I've added a couple of mount-points in my fstab as follows: # Store pictures on ...
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Blueetooth auto-start not working

I'm using ubuntu 18.10. In the past I probably made a change for my bluetooth to not start on startup but I do not remember the change. Now, I want to restore it back to normal but I couldn't find a ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop Controlling Separate Desktop

On my Windows computer when I accessed it through Chrome Remote Desktop it would show all of my active programs as if I was sitting down at my desk. But now when I use CRD on my xubuntu computer none ...
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How can I display the list of available WiFi networks?

My Ubuntu laptops's WiFi works fine on various Wifi networks. But the list of available networks accessed from the toolbar icon of nm-applet by no longer appears. I just see the known networks. The ...
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Why does xdotool right click not work with every application?

xdotool click --clearmodifiers 3 works as right-click in firefox and chromium-browser, but not in all programs such as Thunar file manager and xfce4-terminal. Why is that? In terminal, if I run the ...
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Alt (Left) + Tab not working, and xev says my Alt_L is now ISO_Level3_Shift

I run into a trouble, I started using Xubuntu since last Friday. Then today, I installed gnome-disk-utility to automount my secondary hard drive. When I rebooted, suddenly my Alt(left)+TAB stopped ...
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How can I install Filezilla on Linux 18.04 via command line?

How can I install Filezilla on Linux 18.04 via command line, kindly help. sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu xenial-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list' ...
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Thunar File Manager left side pane (tree view) configuration

On Thunar 1.6, Xubuntu 16.0.5: I don't know if it's possible, but why when I select a folder in Thunar on left side pane (tree view) and hit for example g, nothing happens. I would expect that the ...
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No presets visible in pulseaudio-equalizer

I've installed pulseaudio through the ubuntu repo, ie; sudo apt install pulseaudio* then following Arch Linux wiki's instructions appended the following lines: ### Load the integrated PulseAudio ...
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“ristretto” slideshow in fullscreen

I am using xubuntu atm and my biggest issue is, that ristretto show pictures in 100% zoom. When I run a slideshow, I want it to expand to full screen. I can only enable that for one picture at a time, ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 does not resume from suspend to RAM, can not boot afterwards

This is MacBook with latest nvidia-340 driver. I had to use power button. (How do you use Magic SysRq key on Macbook keyboard anyway? Even USB keyboard did not work on booting.) Could this be due to /...
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Is Xubuntu more resource hungry than Windows XP? [closed]

I have a laptop with 512MB RAM running a dual boot of Windows XP/Xubuntu. I tried to load student.portal.chalmers.se (a huge bloated site) in Firefox. On XP, I can load the site without any swapping,...
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How to get buttons on my Logitech S-150 speakers to function on Xubuntu 18.04

So, I just got some Logitech S-150 USB digital speakers for $7.46 at Walmart.com on January 4th (they've updated the price since). I'm using them on Xubuntu 18.04, 64-bit. The sound works fine (no ...
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Can't save VPN passwords in Network manager (Xubuntu 16.04)

Just upgraded to Xubuntu 16.04, and wanting to set up my VPN. I'm trying to save my password in the network manager, but it refuses to save. Anytime I go back to it it's gone. I can also see that I ...
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Xorg high CPU usage when session is unlocked + USB port

I'm experiencing Xorg high CPU usage(90-100%) problem when I unlock session. It keeps going for 5 minutes. Process that causes problem: /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg -core :0 -seat seat0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/...
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Linux server 18.04 GUI keeps crashing/freezing

I dug up an old 2core 4gb ram PC and installed linux server on it. Server runs fine, but I wanted to install a GUI for it, if I sometimes would need it. However, it seems to freeze or crash constantly ...
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Unable to set screen brightness - xubuntu 16.04

Here are my issues : I can't change the screen brightnesss on my laptop. The keyboard combinations made for it (Fn+F5, Fn+F6) do not work. I read that the desktop environment (Xfwm, or Xfce, I don't ...