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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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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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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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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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Lost Application that Displays my Installed Apps

I am using xubuntu 18.04 lts. I can no longer list my installed apps nor can I access apps that are available nor remove unwanted apps. Somehow I managed to delete this app and want to reinstall it.
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Select different wallpaper for each virtual desktop in Xubuntu 18.04

I enjoy virtual desktops and would like them to have different wallpapers in Xubuntu 18.04. Is this possible, if not by some hidden switch, maybe with some scripting/tweaking?
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xrdp not working on XUBUNTU 18.04, getting VNC error 1 after security negotiation

xrdp has been working fine with XUBUNTU 16.04 but on a fresh install of XUBUNTU 18.04, my attempts to remote log-in always result in failure. A small portion of the xrdp.log is: xrdp_wm_log_msg: ...
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Why does the Ubuntu Software Center use Python 2?

The Ubuntu Software Center is described as, Utility for browsing, installing, and removing software Ubuntu Software Center lets you browse and install thousands of free and paid applications ...
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Screen glitch when laptop lid opens (XUBUNTU 18.04)

When I open the laptop lid after closing it while running Xubuntu 18.04LTS, the screen is glitched. The glitch itself is hard to explain. When I move my mouse, the screen gets filled up with the color ...
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Xubuntu - how to make win+(number) open app shown in top bar?

I'm using xubuntu 18.04. At the moment the top bar looks like this I'd like to have the first (Xubuntu...) firefox window open when I click win+1, and the second (Analytics...) when I click win+2. ...
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How to setup my own dns VPN server?

How to setup my own DNS VPN server on Ubuntu, such as YourFreedom DNS connection? YourFreedom is using DNS port 53 for VPN. İs it possible to use in OpenVPN config file?
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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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No thumbnails are showing on Xubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I recently re-installed Xubuntu 18.04. After re-installation thumbnails stopped loading after some time. At first it loaded a few thumbnails and stopped, but it even stopped showing the loaded ...
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Xubuntu 18.10 - Microphone static noise disturbance

I'm new to Linux and I installed Xubuntu just today (after I tried other distros). I have a problem with my microphone (happened with the other distros too, if this can help): I hear a very annoying ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 dual monitors

After booting up the login screen shows two separate login forms (i.e. typing in one doesn't show up in the other), and I can move between them with my mouse in a logical side-by-side manner. But ...
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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 ...
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xubuntu 18.04 login loop

When I enter my password in the log in screen the screen goes black for a second or two, then returns me to the login screen. No matter how many times I try, I haven't been able to login. I never had ...
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The same windows are opened every time I log in. Can I fix that? [duplicate]

The same windows appear as I switch on the computer. Like if I had selected "Save session for future logins" though I don't. I remember launching some GUI apps with sudo, can it be the source of the ...
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How to add portuguese-BR dictionary to xfce-dict-plugin on Xubuntu 16.04?

I couldn't find a Portuguese-BR dict. to install on xfce-dict-plugin. I want only a Portuguese-BR dict. I already have por-eng and eng-por installed. Appreciate some help. Thanks Vladi.
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Can't install window 10 using Usb [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu on my PC only, no other OS. Now I want to install Windows 10 on my PC. But unable to install from DVD Rom or USB.
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 Randomly opens windows when laptop lid is closed (GNOME Tweaks)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 on my laptop. I need to run a model everyday and this process is computationally expensive so that it lasts ~5h. So while running the model, I want the lid ...
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One Screen Multiple Monitors in XUbuntu on Single NVIDIA Card

I'd like to set up my xubuntu computer to use two or more monitors such that the monitors form a single screen. The computer in question has one NVIDIA graphics card. This would not be an extension, ...
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I want to block all usb devices except usb keyboard and usb mouse using udev rules in ubuntu 16.04 & above.?

I want to block all usb devices except usb keyboard and usb mouse using udev rules? The purpose is to restrict users from attaching external storage devices (flash drives, phone internal storage and ...
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How can I reduce the bass in Xubuntu 16.04 *without* using software from a third-party repo?

What sound equaliser or bass-reduction software is available for Xubuntu 16.04 that doesn't require adding a third-party repository? I've been through multiple Stack Exchange questions, forum posts, ...
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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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How to update Python to the latest version on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

The current version of python I've now which is installed by default with Ubuntu is 2.7rc1 , Is it possible to update it officially to the latest version (3.7.1) ? Thank You .
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Creating a WiFi hotspot in Xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I am new to Xubuntu and I would like to know if I could setup a WiFi hotspot from a Wifi connection? How can I realize that?
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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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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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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 ...