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Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based (Ubuntu with XFCE desktop environment) GNU/Linux operating system.

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NVIDIA X Server Settings detected 2 displays even thought I only have one display

Settings inside the nvidia x server settings Display manager I don't even know how to describe this. I don't know what to do. My desktop background is "split". (image taken yesterday, before applying ...
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Unable to run xonotic game in xubuntu 18.04

I recently installed xonotic game in mu xubuntu 18.04. I downloaded the game from software center. When I try to open it it shows black screen which I have to end by manually restarting pc. When I ...
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How to configure login screen in Xubuntu 18.04 - Slick Greeter

I have installed Xubuntu 18.04. The login screen shows lightdm gtk greeter like login. I didn't like this type of view so I installed slick greeter through terminal and removed gtk greeter through ...
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Blueman No adapters found

I run this command: uname -r; lsusb; lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net; rfkill list all; hciconfig -a; dmesg | egrep -i 'blue|firm' this is the output: 4.15.0-43-generic Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 ...
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Disk Image Mounter equivalent fof Xubuntu

I have mounted .iso files to install software with Nautilus' Disk Image Mounter. I am interested in this functionality for Xubuntu 18.04 which is outfitted with the Thunar file manager. Is there ...
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Xubuntu 18.10 - Taskbar does not fit screen and “system detected a problem” window on startup

Taskbar.(image does not contain the prompt) I have installed xubuntu 18.10 today and setup all of my stuff as i did with xubuntu 18.04 . I don't even know what thing that i did caused this issue. All ...
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Unable to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

When I do do-release-upgrade it says : Could not determine the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version ...
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Unable to open steam and wine

I recently installed xubuntu 18.04. I had some problem upgrading it but I have done it and working good. I am able to play video, I am able to browse the internet, I can transfer files from USB to PC,...
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Sorting files and folders with underscore at the beginning

I use an underscore at the beginning of file and folder names to mark them as something "special". But this sorting doesn't work for the most programs under Linux. I tried LC_COLLATE=C ls and other ...
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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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Keep vps process always!

I bought a VPS, and I want to run a java instance. I want to keep this process always(after closing putty, after closing my PC) I tried “tmux”. With tmux, the java program still running after closing ...
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Boot splash displaying on wrong screen in dualscreen setup

My setup is the following: One monitor connected through DisplayPort (primary) to the NVidia card, One monitor connected through VGA to the motherboard, rotated 90 degrees to the right. Everything ...
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Logrotate not rotating error.log but working on other access logs

I'm trying to get logrotate to rotate the nginx error.log that sits in /var/log/nginx/error.log. I've got the following config and this is successfully rotating the website logs that sit in /var/log/...
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I need help geting Ubuntu on my laptop pre installed with Windows 10 [duplicate]

I need help geting Ubuntu on my laptop pre installed with Windows 10 cus i realy like Ubuntu Desktop
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E: The package anydesk:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install net-tools Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package anydesk:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an ...
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Xubuntu notification menu is randomly empty

I'm testing out Xubuntu in VMware before I commit to it, and I noticed the notifications menu is always sometimes empty. I run a test, e.g. notify-send Title 'This is a message.', and I can see the ...
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Disable sound in specific program

I have a program which plays sound. That program doens't have "disable sound" option. How can I manage sound of programs from ubuntu (or Linux) itself? I don't want to decrease whole device sound '...
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wifi connected but no internet access in ubuntu 16.04 lts

In my ubuntu 16.04 lts wifi is connected but no internet access where problem exit & How to fix this problem?I already try google,askubuntu,superuser,unix & linux all solution but not working
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Linux: copy a list of file whose name suffix is listed in a txt file from one directory to another

I want to copy all the files that contain in their name the strings that are listed in a .txt file. How can I do it?
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How to troubleshoot pen drive mounting via File Manager in Xubuntu?

I have Xubuntu 18.04 and I can't make pen drives mount when I click on them in the file manager. I get a Failed to mount "PEN DRIVE LABEL". Not authorized to perform operation. pop up error. This is ...
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Unable To Install To USB

I am currently using Zorin OS 12.4 Core as the only Operating System on my ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 4 (20FC). I am trying install either Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS or Ubuntu 18.10 on my pc and it says that that ...
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Why does Firefox 64.0 use so much memory in Xubuntu 18.04.1?

I have a problem with my new install of xubuntu 18.04.1: Firefox uses about 58% of my 2GB of memory. On my old install of Xubuntu 16.04 it used about 400 Mb and I don't know where the difference ...
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xrandr with 4 screens and extend configuration

I have 4 screens and i want to have an extend configuration : 4x1 => 7920x1080 I config an video wall menu board and i want to have 1 display on ALL screen How do this setup ? Thanks,
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Lock screen not working in xubuntu 18.04

Just installed xubuntu 18.04. Lock screen doesn't work: when I click in the locker image on the ower right corner of the menu, nothing happens. Trying to debug it I found out that apparently there is ...
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How to install best dirvers for Intel HD 2000 [duplicate]

I was running win 10 on a 2012 asus laptop (F301A with intel P970 cpu) I'm now running the exelent Xubuntu 18.04 wich is so much faster than w10. But the problem is, the web scroll is not as smooth ...
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What is the `filedialog="@ByteArray(\0\0\0\`… in ~/.config/Trolltech.conf?

This file seems to be related to Qt and used by KDE for widgets. (1) Should it be present in a clean installation of Xubuntu (Ubuntu+XFCE)? (2) Along with normal plaintext entries like ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 problems

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop but I am getting the error in the following image. Please help. The image of problem is https://photos.app.goo.gl/JoCcWMfZNAdvJa749
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Dell Inspiron N5050 connected to the MI TV via hdmi display not synced

We have connected the Dell Inspiron N5050 via HDMI port to MI TV. Diplay is showing in the MI TV, but only the start up screen and TV is not in sync with the laptop. The left side screen is the ...
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How to protect project file in ubuntu server?

We have ubuntu server 18.04 installed. We want our team to work their project from the server only so that they cannot save the file in their local pc. Is it feasible to make it work in that way. If ...
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Making GTK file chooser list directories on top (Xubuntu)

Since upgrading to Xubuntu 16.04, in the file chooser directories are mixed with files which is annoying. How can I make it list the directories on top, as in previous versions?
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Xubuntu black screen after suspend

Another topic of same think but I didn't find solution for this. I installed Ubuntu 18.04 but the function suspend doesn't works and my computer is so busy so I changed to another GUI just installed ...
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Dell Inspiron N5050 have display problem Xubuntu 16.04.3

We have installed Xubuntu 16.04 in the Dell Inspiron N5050 laptop which is showing display problem. Ubuntu screen is showing the following message and started blinking continuously. modem-manager[...
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Monitor detection is failing

My son's PC is running XUbuntu 16.04 LTS. For years the monitor would periodically go black for a short while. I have finally got round to trying to fix it and it is not going well. First I tried a ...
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xfce4-indicator-plugin shows “No indicators”

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and I was getting issues with duplicate application indicators in my top panel in Xfce. I was instructed to remove indicator-applications to fix the problem, but now xfce4-...
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18.04 hangs on boot after system software update (Linux 4.15.0-35)

after having updated my 18.04 Xubuntu it won't show up the boot up splash window (I have automatic log in activated), my machine gets stuck on exactly the same place as the picture in this post shows: ...
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Xubuntu Desktop

I can not add applications to desktop. He says they already exist but I do not see them. Maybe I've been able to use xfce panel but in no case it lets me add applications says they are already I'm ...
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Random freezes in (X)Ubuntu 18.04 caused by filled up RAM

I have a problem with random freezes in (X)ubuntu 18.04(.1) under Kernel 4.19.0 and 4.19.4. When I check 'top' during freeze episodes, I can see that all my RAM and SWAP is slowly beeing consumed by ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 XFCE 4.12 window manager keyboard shortcuts not working with Apple Aluminium Keyboard model

Settings in Keyboard > Layout > Keyboard model are set it to Apple Aluminium Keyboard shortcuts specified under Window Manager > Keyboard have no effect at all. I can't cycle through windows using ...
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can't get Ubuntu studio or xbuntu to work on my Acer Aspire 7

GUI login works to the extend that it accepts my pw. what follows is just the background pic and the mouse pointer. No menu. no CLI, not through F keys option, not through Ctrl+Alt+T for terminal in ...
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I have noticed that sometimes my HD is spinning and spinning running “find command” on Xubuntu 16.04.5

When I start my laptop the HD is spinning executing find command without reason, I tried to clean saved sessions, looking in startup programs if there is any command using find command, but I couldn't ...
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Is there a Meter to indicate current Network Activity to the xfce4-panel

I already have a meter on the xfce4 panel which indicates the current CPU load (blue themometer), the current memory load (green thermomeer) and the current swap storage load (a yellow thermometer). ...
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Chromium “No Internet Connection”

I am running Xubuntu 16.04 and I have Chromium installed, when I try to search by voice using https://www.google.com I get to another view where I can see "No Internet connection" and I do have ...
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How do I create email alert when someone tries to use “sudo su”?

From: test@abc.com To: root@abc.com, Date: 11.04.2014 04:33 Subject: SECURITY information for server1 server1 : Apr 11 10:33:19 : test : user NOT in sudoers ; TTY=pts/0 ; PWD=/home/test ; USER=...
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Dual boot with Puppy Linux and Ubuntu based distro

I'm trying implement a dual-boot with PuppyLinux (Tahrpup 6.0, Xenialpup 7.5 CE etc.) and a Ubuntu based distro (Lubuntu, Xubuntu etc.) but in the grub menu I dont get any options for PuppyLinux. I ...
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Open a thunar directory with an application action

Problem When opening a thunar directory from an application for example: from firefox in the downloads section you click on 'open with folder' or from thunderbird troubleshooting you click on 'open ...
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Shortcuts defined to open a program not react immediately after login in Xubuntu 16.04.5

I don't know if this behavior is normal, when I start my laptop then every thing is loaded (desktop, panels, wifi connection and so on) then I type a shortcut to open for example mousepad(Alt+m) it ...
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HP Pavilion x2 10-n002nl : Touchscreen detected but not working

I'm using an HP detachable laptop, everything works fine, except touchscreen and audio; this PC has a synaptic digitizer which is detected but is not working, nor Ubuntu's driver tool seems to find ...
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How to set up Dudle on Xubuntu server?

Been using Linux for a few months and been trying to learn more about it. I've configured a Thinkpad T43 with Xubuntu 18.04.1 into a server. I can successfully access it through PuTTy on my main ...
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Why one Thunar folder doesn't show icons as in the other one?

I've been trying to solve Docky not showing Xfce and Thunar icons, and did with the help of this thread. However in the process of it I started wondering, why these two folders (/usr/share/...
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Install Ubuntu along windows 10 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 along the windows 10 but now I can't log in into my windows and in bios setting I havn't find any option to solve it. Could you please help me? Best regards