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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 make Qt programs look good under Xfce?

I use Xfce. My problem is - some programs look nice and some sort of ugly. AFAIK this is because Xfce is GTK and most programs use GTK theme, but some programs use Qt and thus don't use GTK themes. ...
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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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How to fix vertical panel text and indicator plugins in Xubuntu 16.04

I've been using Ubuntu with Xfce for years and I love it. However, a recent update (I suppose) has broken the text orientation (that used to be vertical but is now horizontal) on my vertical taskbar/...
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CTRL, ALT and WINDOWS KEY work the same way as SHIFT

I have Xubuntu 16.04 and have recently bought a new keyboard -- MODECOM VOLCANO GAMER. I plugged it and it works great except the fact that CTRL, ALT and WINDOWS KEY work the same way as SHIFT does. ...
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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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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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Audio-recorder not recording in Ubuntu 18.04

Had Audio-Recorder working in earlier versions. Installed Ubuntu 18.04 and installed Audio-Recorder. There is no audio being recorded. Both "Built-in Audio Analogue Stereo (Audio Output)" or "System's ...
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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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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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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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How to fix unable to launch

I get the error when I try to start ubuntu unable to launch "gnome--session --session=ubuntu" X session --- "gnome-session --session=ubuntu" not found; falling back to defualt session.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting WiFi AP working with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server [Xubuntu 14.04]

I have tried using ap-hotspot from WebUpd8, and it did not work for me in 13.10 or 14.04, so I have been working on getting hostapd manually set up, using isc-dhcp-server since dnsmasq was having ...
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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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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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How restore Xubuntu desktop to default

Before I was using Gnome desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 , then I installed Xubuntu desktop and just these days when I login it doesnot work..I dont know what's wrong when I drag something it repeat many ...
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Wired network not connecting automatically after xubuntu 14.10 upgrade

Last weekend I upgraded my 14.04 xubuntu to the latest release, 14.10 (out of curiosity). Ever since every time I login I have to manually select the wired connection to connect to. The first ...
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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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Projector is not detected by Ubuntu desktop

I'm using an Epson EB-S9 projector and it is connected using a USB cable to the Ubuntu system, but the problem is that the system does not detect it. Below is some information regarding my system: ...
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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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Xubuntu blank screen after wakeup

Xubuntu 14.04. After wake up from sleep, it asks to enter password. I entered the passw. and screen goes black. On Ubuntu 14.04 waking up was just ok. Lenovo E330 laptop with intel HD graphics. add: ...
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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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Xubuntu 16.04 fresh install can't access wifi

Just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04 on my pavillion x360, booted it up and couldn't connect to my wifi network. I've been troubleshooting for a while, but I can't seem to get it to work. This ...
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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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Bluetooth bluez and blueman-applet Xubuntu 18.04

I have a basic and fully updated install of Xubuntu 18.04, and bluetooth doesn't work properly. If I try to turn it off in the xfce panel (blueman-applet), nothing happens. If I exit the applet, it of ...
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xUbuntu 16.04 no bass and poor sound quality

I have a AsRock motherboard with Realtek ALC892 chipset. cat /proc/asound/cards returns 0 [PCH ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel PCH HDA Intel PCH at 0xf7110000 irq 29 ...
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Unable to adjust brightness in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu13.04

I've recently upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 and noticed that I'm unable to use the brightness keys to adjust the brightness of my screen. I've tried just about everything this thread suggest and I'm still ...
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Docky docklet icon doesn't load on startup

The trash docklet icon in Docky seems to be broken/not loading properly after login. Does anyone know how I can fix this issue? How to reproduce: Whenever Docky autostarts at login. Steps to ...
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Chromium 70 doesn't respect XFCE Window Manager border

After upgrading from 69.0.3497.81 to 70.0.3538.67 using sudo apt upgrade. Using the --app-id={appId} flag to open a page as a standalone app, Chromium adds it's own window border with the three dots ...
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GUI to mount disk images (iso, etc) in Xubuntu?

Given that something like Furius ISO Mount installs Nautilus and other stuff in Xfce, what would be more recommendable in Xubuntu? It seems that a such application must have some level of integration ...
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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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Volume control on ASUS Xonar DG in Xubuntu

So from what I've gathered, there is no way to have volume control with my Xonar DG? This soundcard has already given me problems in Windows but having no volume control seems ridiculous. http://www....
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What is the correct pronunciation of Xubuntu?

I know how to pronounce Ubuntu but I don't know how to pronounce Xubuntu (which I'm currently enjoying). Should it be 'zoo'-buntu or 'eks'-ubuntu or something else ? (Similarly 'loo'-buntu or 'el'-...
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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 ...