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

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cant load into ubuntu

when i startup the laptop (lenovo G70) it fails to load into ubuntu. i can't do anything in the boot manager it puts me in. i cant use any discs/usb drives to install a new operating system. it just ...
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how to make focused buttons/items (by TABbing/arrows) actually visible in xfce4 (Xubuntu) using Adwaita-dark theme?

Please, how to make focused buttons/items (by TABbing/arrows) actually visible in Xfce4 (4.12) using Adwaita-dark theme? It cannot be distinguished :/ and TABbing (TAB key) is not usable :/ I am ...
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Touchpad SYNA3602 not working in Xubuntu 18.04

I have installed Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on my newly purchased low config laptop along side Windows 10 (duel boot).Everything of Installation was working fine but the Touchpad SYNA3602 (0911:5288) is not ...
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Share folder and drive on home network. Xubuntu 18.04

I wish to share files and folders in my home network to use it on Kodi on other devices in network. I am using Xbubuntu 18.04 64bit. I can easily do the same with windows 10 os but I prefer we all ...
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Downloading Ubuntu on an old Dell desktop

These are steps I've taken: I deleted windows OS from PC. Downloaded Ubuntu from other computer, then used ISO opener and installed on USB. Used winsetupusb to format to FAT. Plugged it into USB ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 display manager only starts xubuntu

I just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. I'm running lightdm, gdm3 fails to start. The only desktop manager working is xubuntu. All others (Gnome, gnome on xorg, ubuntu, ubuntu on wayland, lubuntu) ...
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Mount failed with “NFS: nfs4_discover_server_trunking unhandled error -22” - any suggestions?

I have a Synology DS211J NAS attached to a Xubuntu box which I have been using as a backup server for several years and a number of version of Xubuntu without any issue. I have just upgraded to 18....
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“Segmentation fault” when attempting to play a video from any player

After reboot, videos are playing just fine. But later on, when attempting to play any video, I get "Segmentation fault" in any video player (mpv, vlc, parole, ...). After reboot it works again, for a ...
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Xubuntu 18.04.1 - NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED Print

I have a Ricoh SP 3200SF installed on a Win7 Pro over USB, with firewall turned off and all network permissions. In another room I have a Xubuntu 18.04.1, I already added the printer, but when ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 LTS - ugly lines when scrollbar active

I'm working on my gtk theme and I've realized that ugly lines like "- - - - - -" appear at the bottom or up when vertical scrollbar is active and, at the right or left sides (vertical) when ...
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“File type RAR archive (application/x-rar) is not supported”

I'm trying to open these comic (CBR) files using comix, mcomix, and evince. file Venom* Venom 163 (2018) (Digital) (Zone-Empire).cbr: RAR archive data, v1d, os: Win32 Venom - First Host ...
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Change or Add Menu options when I click right click on Desktop

Presently, when I Right-Click on the Ubuntu Desktop I get options like shown in the image Now, I want to add one more option in this menu (say "set wallpaper"). So, that when I click on the set ...
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Xubuntu startx problems

after having a wonderful time with Xubuntu for about a year, it is now unable to start after some minor updates yesterday. Today it started once, then just failing. It boots to the login screen, but ...
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Nemo won't show basic information about file when it was accessed or modified

I am using Xubuntu, but I replace thunar with nemo, because nemo have more function like searchbox and open as root. But there is an issue on nemo. When i try to check info of file byright-click > ...
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Xubuntu: Volume controls missing

I am on Xubuntu 16.04 Usually, when clicking in the indicator on sound settings there was a screen where I can change the sound inputs and outputs of apps, select the audio source and so on. Since ...
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Cannot extend across 2 monitors in Xubuntu

I have xubuntu on an HP DL360 G7 server. Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Machine has two vga ports, one at the back and one at the front. I can get an identical desktop displayed on both monitors, but cannot get ...
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mapping values are not allowed in this context

# Let NetworkManager manage all devices on this system network: version: 2 renderer: NetworkManager wifis: wlan0: dhcp4:no dhcp6:no addresses: [10.10.10.1/24] gateway4: 10.10....
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How do you share folder on a xubuntu with Samba?

I have a xubuntu 18.04 fresh install. I installed sudo apt-get install -y samba samba-common python-glade2 system-config-samba I added this to smb.conf : [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP ...
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When I close ftp server goes down

My system is Ubuntu 18.04, Apache2, PHP 7.2. I have a very weird problem when I access FTP from Winscp or Filezilla. The problem is after I terminate the FTP session and try to go to my website, I ...
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No Sound in Xubuntu 18.04.1

I am doing a project, installing Linux to a Bay Trail Intel tablet. I have a Toshiba Encore Mini running Xubuntu, but I have no sound from Chrome or VLC, system, etc. There is PulseAudio installed. ...
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Browserproblem trying to use Skype on Xubuntu

I have installed skype on my Tuxedo-computer with xubuntu 16.04. When trying to use skype online I am said that I do need a Chrome or Microsoft Edge Browser. As browser I use Firefox Web Browser. ...
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Dual booting Xubuntu 18.02 fails after software update

Software Updater ran today and when it asked about updating grub I selected the option to use the current version as previously I have had problems with grub updates (previous versions of Xububtu). ...
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Change volume shortcut on Xubuntu

I have installed ubuntu for the first time on my PC and there are shortcuts to volumes on my desktop named after total volume, e.g. "200 GB Volume". Is there any way to change the way those volumes ...
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How to make fans run faster?

I wonder if there is some way to make the fans of my laptop run faster (but not max speed) to get better cooling of my system, because now I have about 48°C in Firefox alone (only one tab opened). My ...
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Particular PC not running code

I'm working on USB the code which i'm using usb cdc serial is not running on the PC which i'm using is ubuntu 14.04.In other PC's the code is running fine.I changed the compiler and test with all ...
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Monitor not showing anything after dual booting Ubuntu 18.04

I dual booted Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 8.1 OS. It worked fine for 2 days. Then I started it today and it was taking long time to show the screen which asks user to choose the OS. The screen was stuck ...
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Installing Minecraft on a 32-bit Xubuntu 18.04 LTS installation

Thanks in advance to anybody who is able to shine some light on this issue of mine. I have recently Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on my Dell Optiplex 755, and I've been having difficulty installing the Minecraft ...
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Mismatch Between Linux Host and Windows Guest in VirtualBox

I run a Xubuntu 18.04 host with a Windows 7 guest. My setup includes three monitors: A 1080p monitor running on HDMI (my primary monitor) A 1680x1050 monitor running on VGA My laptop display In ...
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How to Change Desktop Configuration on Monitor Connect?

I have a laptop running Xubuntu 18.04 with two external monitors connected (one HDMI, one VGA). When I disconnect the monitors, my icons become jumbled on my laptop screen, and they're to big, anyway. ...
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Password change doesn't persist after restart

I recently set up WSL on my computer, I used the same password I use for windows to sudo in the Ubuntu terminal. I was able to sudo after it was first installed, but when I turned my system back on ...
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Unable to install any app from ubuntu software [duplicate]

The error it shows is: E:dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. What can I do to fix this?
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How to fix Type '"deb' is not known on line 1 in source list [duplicate]

I am a new user of Ubuntu (16.04.5 LTS), and I received this error message: Type 'deb' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yarn.list E: The list of sources could not be ...
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Xfce 4 desktop zooming function conflicts with chrome

I upgrade xubuntu 18.04 from 14.04 recently. I used to zoom in and out with alt + mouse wheel and it works on new system well in most of time. But when the mouse cursor is within chrome web page view ...
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Uninstall Cinnamon And Install Xfce

I Install Cinnamon on my vps but I don't like it I want uninstall it and install Xfce instead of it, I use this tutorial and use below command: sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove cinnamon cinnamon-...
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Stucked in the Live Session User (Xubuntu 18.04)

I was installing Xubuntu 18.04, restarting my computer, and i must reinstall Xubuntu. It goes on forever :/ (I've tried 6 times ;_;) (I'm not very good in English •~•)
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Sublime Text 2 icon shows fine in the Launcher, but not in the Window Buttons (xfce panel)

As you can see in the below screenshot, the Sublime Text 2 icon shows fine as a Launcher (second icon from the left), but fails to show up when a Sublime Text window is open (i.e. in the Window ...
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ALT+F4 In Xfce prompts logout if no windows are open, can it be disabled?

I believe this was considered a bug and then fixed: https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1776 I would prefer to disable it, i.e. pressing Alt+F4 on the desktop with no windows open should simply ...
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GIMP running but cannot view display

In ubuntu, I am launching GIMP from command line like this: user@l1d:~$ /usr/bin/gimp Now instead of GIMP launching and showing its GUI display, the command just hangs. Opening another terminal I ...
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Won't boot after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 (xubuntu)

Towards the end of the boot process, amongst the actions that are OK is one that's not, i.e. Failed to start MDM.service Am I correct in thinking that MDM is the Mate Desktop Manager? If so why in a ...
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Why do I get a X-Server crash on every login on a 16.04 that should be kind of stable after so many years?

Xubuntu 16.04 still crashes on every login with an XServer error on an optimus laptop with, I installed newest NVIDIA drivers from grphics ppa, but it still crashes. It seems to be this error on ...
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Paint Supreme 3d not opening in Xubuntu 18.04

I installed "Paint Supreme 3d - Snap" using the software center in Xubuntu and while opening it only shows the splash screen and doesn't load. It doesn't open. How to make it open to use it. Please ...
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GIMP in xUbuntu can't show Layers-Brushes window (and some errors in terminal)

I have xUbuntu 18.04.1 ADM64 (XFCE 4.12) + GIMP 2.8.22 (from of.rep's) I enter and get those one: ~$ gimp (gimp:11933): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: 20:41:58.171: g_object_set_is_valid_property: object ...
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Xubuntu 16 freezes when I start to code [closed]

I can't program because xubuntu freezes when I start coding.What should I do to solve this.I love xubuntu its a pretty good os but I don't understand why is happening this thing????
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Laptop overheating after switching from windows to xubuntu

I recently switched from windows to xubuntu, just because i was getting bored of the same UI. Whenever i do light stuff such as watching YouTube videos, my fans are much louder than when i had ...
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Black screen on Xubuntu 18.04

the system can only boot to Recovery Mode. Is there any way to restore the system or I will have to reinstall the system? Many thanks!
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Calling Python from bash script not working with XFCE keyboard shortcut

I have a python script to translate text via command line, the usage is script.py "Hola Mundo" and the output will be Hello World. Now I want to send text to this program via a keyboard shortcut in ...
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impossible to remove a ppa

I just upgraded to xubuntu 18.04 LTS from 16.04, and I have an issue while trying to remove old obsolete PPAs : nicolas@nicolas-UX530UX:~$ sudo ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d deadsnakes-ubuntu-ppa-...
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Impossible to install with apt-get - python missing

I just updated my Xubuntu to 18.04, and I have no bluetooth anymore. I tried to install blueman and here is the error : nicolas@nicolas-UX530UX:~$ sudo apt-get install python3 [sudo] password for ...
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How to fix broken dropbox *menu* in xubuntu 18.04?

There are many threads about how to restore the dropbox icon. For instance, this link. Following those instructions in xubuntu 18.04 restores the menu icon, but left or right clicking the icon ...
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Internet connectivity on Xubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with the internet. Every time I start my laptop, the internet works fine, but after a few minutes it has a problem with connectivity, so I have to wait a few more minutes. Is this a ...