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

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Not able to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Acer nitro 5 ryzen laptop

I am trying to dual boot my laptop with windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 but while installing after grub menu when I select install Ubuntu option, it stucks on this page saying "Already enumerated". I ...
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How to convince Xubuntu 18.04 LTS to put montior to sleep?

I use xscreensaver for screen locking. The screen locks automatically as configured. But, recently, my montior has stopped going into power saving mode even though I didn't change any settings. If I ...
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startx not working: “timeout in locking authority file”

I am running mininet. I have entered sudo apt-get install xinit ubuntu-desktop. When it finishes I enter startx. This gives me a "timeout in locking authority file" message. I tried entering sudo ...
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broken dependencies after Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS upgrade

After Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS upgrade, there were several problems: Xubuntu icons missing, broken dependencies, no more network manager... Do you have any idea why it happened and is there a solution? I ...
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Trouble installing ubuntu 18.04 in Razer Blade 14 2017 (GTX 1060)

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 and there are so many problems with it (suspending issue, sound issue, graphic card issue, dual monitor issue, pcie error). I resolved suspending and sound issue, but ...
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snap applications (kde) have no icons in the menu's

I'm using Xbuntu 18.04.1 LTS and when I start the snap applications, they all work fine. But I've noticed only the KDE ones don't have any icons within the applications. The error I get is: Qt: ...
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Problems setting up claws mail on Xubuntu 16.04.5 LTS

I'm attempting to replace Thunderbird as my mail client and claws-mail seems to be a good fit for my needs, but I'm having problems setting it up and the documentation, while good in general, has a ...
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How can I install bluesnarfer to Xubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I'm new to Xubuntu and I don't know how to install bluesnarfer in Xubuntu. I'm not also familiar with .tar file installation.
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What is the best solution for securely accessing remote desktop?

Hello and thank you for your support. If there are related threads that cover this topic, I apologize and would be grateful to any relevant links. I spend quite a bit of time away from home. ...
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Thunar: No zooming possible anymore with ctrl and mouse wheel

I have used Xubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, and one of the very useful features was the simple zooming of file icons with ctrl and the mouse wheel. Because the file icons are... image previews. Now, in ...
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Bluetooth keyboard fails to connect xubuntu 18.04

Attempts to connect an apple wireless keyboard to ubuntu, via a usb bluetooth adapter fail. I've tried several different keyboards with same result. Using bluetoothctl and all seems to go well until: ...
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Error turn off service when shutdown ubuntu 18.04

I get the issue when I start or shutdown ubuntu 18.04. Although, I turn off all service on my computer. Can you help me, thanks a lot. enter image description hereck.imgur.com/obcG5.jpg
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Windows Hello fingerprint ubuntu Alternative Device not recognised

I bought a USB fingerprint scanner similar to this one, which works fine on windows. But I haven't been able to make it work on Ubuntu. fprint-demo can't 'find' it, nor can fingerprint GUI, although ...
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youtube in firefox not showing part of the video and full screen and theater mode icons

i had this problem for 2 months maybe now i use to ignore it but i said to myself why not find a solution so my problem is with firefox when ever i play a youtube video it cuts part of the video image ...
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Samba on Lubuntu 18 LTS not working with Xubuntu 16 LTS?

Not sure if the Ubuntu versions are a problem but basically I had Xubuntu and Lubuntu, both 16.04LTS running a LAN connection and Samba was fine; then I upgraded one machine to Lubuntu 18.04 LTS and ...
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Cannot open files with spaces in names by double clicking, but can from terminal

I am running Xubuntu 18.04 in a desktop computer, installed last week. I am having problems to open files if the path has a blank space and I believe this is producing other problems too (for example ...
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Restart desktop without losing programs?

I can restart my desktop from a console window (Ctrl+Alt+F1) with this command: sudo service lightdm restart This will present a fresh login screen and closes all programs running on the desktop. ...
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Install dont listed ubuntu package by aptitute

I need to install those package from ubuntu packages: https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic/libssl1.1 I'm using ubuntu 18.04 with aptitude. When I'm searching for that in aptitude gui, there is only "...
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Thunar USB automount write permissions

I help manage a small fleet of thinkpads with Xubuntu 16.04 that are used for giving workshops. When a user attaches a USB key, I need Thunar to automount the USB with read and write permissions for ...
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How to run Plasma (KDE) session in Xubuntu 16.04.5 running xfce by default?

When I logout on Xubuntu (xfce) I get a screen to login again, on top bar of this screen is placed an icon and when click it the drop down menu offers 3 options to login: Plasma, xfce and Xubuntu. By ...
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How do I Install CUDA 4.0 and NVIDIA R394.16 on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

How do I Install CUDA 4.0 and NVIDIA R394.16 On Ubuntu 18.04 ? Thanks
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Integrate xfce4

I uninstalled gnome from my Ubuntu Because of performance issue and installed xfce4.So on booting up I get only terminal , so I type sudo startxfce4 to start GUI . Everything is ok till here.But when ...
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Install xfwm4 4.13 on xubuntu 18.04

As per title, I'd like to install the development version (4.13) of xfwm4 insfead of the regular 4.12 since I've found out that it now supports vsync and opengl and thus removes tearing completely (i....
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can't boot my netbook after installing xubuntu using unetbootin

I tried to install Xubuntu without using USB or CD on my netbook(Toshiba nb305, windows 7 starter) using unetbootin and after restarting it didn't boot. I looked for Xubuntu boot in BIOS' "boot" tab ...
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how to fix ubi-console-setup exit code 2 on ubuntu 18.04

While trying to install ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop(actually, I have windows 8.1 installed already on my laptop and I want to install ubuntu along side it to make it 2 os), I run into this problem ...
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Lyx: problem with included graphics path

I have already asked this question here, but maybe the problem has to do with Xubuntu rather than with Lyx. So I ask the question here too. Please don't get angry. I recently installed Lyx in a fresh ...
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touchpad unworking in ubuntu 18

hey guy's im using ubuntu 18 but my touchpad not working, the tweak and other software show my touchpad is enabled /etc/default/grub: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 ...
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Skype not recognizing microphone and camera after suspending the system

I'm having a problem with Skype after the Ubuntu upgrade to the version 18.04. After trying several solutions that I found here, installing and uninstalling Skype, I realized that when I log-out and ...
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Is it ok to format bootable usb Pendrive after install finished ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

Formating USB(pendrive) after installing done in Dell laptop.
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Display a specific interface on the xfce panel top bar without polling it using genmon

I'm running on Xubuntu 18.04 and I would like to put a text box in the top bar of the panel that displays a specific interface (a string) e.g. "enp9s0". Many people have suggested that I use xfce4-...
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Show static user-set message in the notification bar on the Ubuntu panel (xfce)

I'm running on Xubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to add a specific text box to the notification taskbar on the top of the screen? i.e. but I don't need the dropdown menu or any of that fancy stuff. All ...
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My Wi-Fi and DNS configuration completely messed up after installation of KDE connect

I need help to restore my Wi-Fi and DNS settings to previous state like was before installation of KDE connect. Now I have unstable Wi-Fi (every few minutes disconnect), I can ping, mtr from terminal ...
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How to remove Ubuntu-desktop while keeping Xubuntu-desktop?

Today I had problems with a blank screen after the log-in page of my Xubuntu. This problem was resolved by re-installing xubuntu-desktop through this process: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Update/Install errors

I'm running Xubuntu on a USB (the version where everytime it loads it asks if I want to install it or try before installing, persistent live?) and I seem to get stuck in a cycle of sudo apt-get ...
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Enable nmblookup during ubuntu 16.04 installation

I want to be able to run nmblookup during debian installer shell script (d-i preseed/include_command ....). How can I modify ISO to have nmblookup (it's included with SAMBA) enabled? I have already ...
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Scanner not working on Xubuntu 18.04 with hplip 3.18.9

I am trying to use the scanner of my printer Laserjet M1212nf MFP with both xsane and Simple scan. For the first I got the following error: Failed open device 'hpaio:usb/...
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Linux on GygaByte H310M H motherboard

I'm trying to install Linux Ubuntu on a GygaByte motherboard model H310M H, with a bootable penDrive, but when I boot the machine, it doesn't work! The screen turns black and return to boot menu... If ...
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How Can i use Deepin in Lubuntu / Xubuntu?

I'm now use Deepin Desktop Environment at Ubuntu 18.04. But now I want to use Lubuntu! Can i use Deepin in Lubuntu / Xubuntu??
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18.04 - Can't Get 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7-6500u to start in Oracle Virtual Box [duplicate]

try to start and get Kernel requires x86-64 CPU, but only detects i686
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'rtl8723be': Required key not available [duplicate]

I've got a problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. So, I wrote this line of code in my terminal: echo "options rtl8723be ant_sel=2" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf After I ran that command, I ...
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Which Ubuntu version would i use? [duplicate]

I am a programmer, i have a old laptop with the same configuration as below: cpu Core 2 duo Intel T5870 2GHz, Ram 1GB. Can i use Ubuntu version for my work ? Thanks for help!
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Scripting Actions for attaching monitor in Xubuntu 18.04

Every time I attach my second monitor it defaults to mirroring the screen, and I use the "Displays" GUI to change the settings and position the new screen. I was wondering whether any of these actions ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 freezes constantly requiring a hard reboot

I had asked this question before here. Still having problems, and I don't know where to start. It just froze again, and I shutdown the HP 15 Notebook laptop. I'm now on my old laptop to preserve any ...
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Why I can't use (left)Alt+c to define a shortcut for an application?

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 and I can't define an app shortcut using Left Alt+c, I don't why. I have set super key as compose key. On keyboard settings windows I have several shortcuts using Left ...
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Is it Possible to Start x-tile in Minimized Mode under Xubuntu 16.04?

I want to start X-tile 2.5 in minimized mode, just to have its minimized tile shaped button available when needed. I have created a starter containing the command x-tile w In doing so, a file /...
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Does tc (traffic control) on loopback affect Xorg?

Since I play games on my Xubuntu desktop, some multiplayer games are p2p and self-hosted. So I don't have host advantage (ultra low ping), I want to emulate network latency. I've been using the ...
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How do I move one directory to another in Ubuntu

For example, how would I move a directory called "menu" into the "data" directory? Also, I am using Ubuntu and I am new to all of this so I am unsure.
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How do I customize the home screen of Ubuntu and Xubuntu?

I need to install Xubuntu or Ubuntu for a small company and one of the requirements is that the home screen is the logo of this company, I have tried several applications without success I would like ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 Nautilus and PDFs not working

I installed Xubuntu 18.04, nautilus and evince. When navigating with nautilus and trying to open PDF files, the nautilus window shortly flashes but nothing happens (no PDF file is opened). ...
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Backintime Deleted Files

I am using backintime (BIT) because it does what I want a backup software to do: backupping and taking snapshots of different states. My system: Xubuntu 16.04 and since yesterday Xubuntu 18.04. ...