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

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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 ...
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install ubuntu mate over xubuntu 18.04 - not showing up

I have done this : apt install mate-desktop apt install mate-common apt install ubuntu-mate-desktop apt install ubuntu-mate* apt install mate-core apt install mate-desktop-environment apt install ...
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How to restrict other Desktop user to change their wallpaper in Xubuntu 18.04?

Good Day everyone ! i just want to ask on how can i restrict the other Desktop User on changing their wallpaper on Xubuntu 18.04 by Right click on the picture and set it as Wallpaper. Thanks
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Setting CPU frequency for an i5-430M

I run Xubuntu 18.04 on a Toshiba L505 laptop with an i5-430M CPU. Is there any way I can limit the maximum CPU frequency? This can easily be done in Windows 7 (by limiting CPU to e.g. 70%). Also, ...
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Realtek Wifi is Not Working on Xubuntu 18.04 LTS

I have just installed latest Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on my new purchased low config laptop along side Windows 10 (duel boot). Everything of Installation was working fine but the Wifi is not working. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 white screen when desktop is refreshed

After getting the latest update from Ubuntu, when desktop is refreshed by pressing the F5 key, a white screen is shown, as seen in this video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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./words part of Legible latin does not run under Ubuntu 18.04.1

Installed XUbuntu 18.04.1. Installed Linux version of Legible latin (http://www.perlingua.com/LatinHome/Legible/). Under 12.04--16.04 it was enough to go to the "parts" subfolder and run ./words ...
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How do I change the icon of a specific file [not file type!]?

Running Xubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to change the file icon of a specific file, not all files of that type? For example, I have a file with no extension - it makes it look like a .txt file. How ...
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ImportError: libcublas.so.9.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am getting this error when I want to import tensorflow-gpu on Ubuntu 16.04. I have installed CUDA 9.1 properly, cudNN 7.1 properly and tested both without facing any problem. (using python 3.5 2.) ...
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Disk Sda5_crypt

Last evening I installed Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on my PC, but I don't manage to enter the new operative system because it's answered to me to insert a pass I haven't. The only words written on the monitor ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a windows laptop with a broken screen, so using an external display via hdmi

I am attempting to load Ubuntu 18.04 onto a windows 10 laptop (originally windows 7 or 8, upgraded to 10). The screen is broken on the laptop, so it is connected to a tv via hdmi cable to display. ...
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I lost all my linux data on reboot. :( [xubuntu, unetbooted alongside preinstalled windows 7]

I always run my laptop on windows 7, which was already pre-installed. I used UnetBootin to install xubuntu 18.04 alongside windows 7 without a usb/cd. I don't have a usb/cd at the moment. I installed ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 login-loop, how to revert back/change to auto-login?

New Linux user since less than 2 months when I made my first Xubuntu 18.04 install, after an earlier update got stuck in a login loop, did a new clean install but this time with auto-login and since ...
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after updating Xubuntu empty desktop

Yesterday my wife updated Xubuntu on her laptop. The login screen is still OK (16.04 LTS, wired connection present). But after logging in the desktop is empty (nothing more than a purple background)....
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what is the best ubuntu tool for flow diagram and architectural diagram creation for journal papers with latex?

I want to create high quality flow diagram, architectural diagram and mathematical diagram in Ubuntu for journal papers and I want to merge with LaTeX code also. The diagram could be converted to ....
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Lightlocker and Xscreensaver conflicting

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 but found gnome too heavy for my old hardware. So I installed Xubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop synaptic sudo apt-get remove gdm3 sudo dpkg-...
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How can I consolidate two drives into one bigger drive?

I have two 500 GB SSDs running Windows and xubuntu. The prices of flash nand is dropping, so I was considering getting a 1TB M.2 SSD instead. I was just wondering if there was an easy way to move my ...
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Change max open file limit and broke ubuntu

Following a tutorial I added the line fs.file-max = 4096 to /etc/sysctl.conf and ran sudo sysctl -p to update the max number of open files. Now if I try to do anything I just get an error saying '...
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Unclaimed Network Realtek 8100

Refreshing an older PC with Xubuntu 16.04 and failing to get a working wired Ethernet connection. lspci -nn | grep 0200 02:0c.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8100/...
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Xubuntu 18.04 LTS Install Failure on Acer SP111-32N

I am posting this issue because I had done a great deal of research and work in trying to solve it, resulting currently in a working system with one minor remaining issue. The basic install method ...
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August, and still no LTS upgrade? [duplicate]

I have Xubuntu 16.04 LTS installed: # lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: xenial And I thought by now ...
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What is the Keyboard Application Shortcut to set a key to mute volume in Xubuntu 16.04?

I have Xubuntu 16.04 on my Chromebook using Crouton. I am trying to enable my multimedia keys to work. I was able to get the volume up and down keys working respectively with: 'pactl set-sink-...
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How can I enable the lighttpd on startup in Ubuntu

How can I enable on startup/boot level in Ubuntu? Which command should I use for this?
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ayatana-indicator-power-service crashes on every boot with signal 5 (xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS)

I have xubuntu Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS kernel=4.15.0-29-generic. On every boot I get a popup reporting a crash, apparently from ayatana-indicator-power-service and offering to submit a report. in kern....
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Windows 10 fails to boot after Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS install [duplicate]

Adding Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS alongside my original OS, Windows 10, has not gone well. I made partitions like the EFI System Partition as well as root. When the installation completed, the PC restarted ...
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upgrading from ubuntu 17.04 to 18.04 [duplicate]

I currently have ubuntu 17.04(zesty). I want to upgrade it to 18.04(bionic), but when I tried sudo do-release-upgrade I saw something weird like below and is telling ("An upgrade from 'zesty' to '...
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Cannot launch Citrix reciever (message ¨Activate the Citrix plugin. Allow this website to run the Citrix plugin to acess apps¨

I try to login on the Windows computersystem of my office, by using the Citrix reciever on my xubuntu computer at home. After entering my USER-ID, password and tokencode i get the following message ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS - Unable to boot into Windows from Grub menu

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. When I start the system I'm shown the Grub Menu. When I select Windows it throws a "Boot Configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors" ...
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xfce Desktop Doesn't Load In

I'm running into this strange issue when using xfce where my desktop (wallpaper + desktop icons) won't load in after a reboot until I log out and back in. I don't believe I messed with any settings ...
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xubuntu desktop no longer coming up - LightDM fails to start

xubuntu trusty 14.04 First time problem appeared Something about /dev/sda1 which I tried to fix using fsck -f /, but it can't proceed because I am using that device. fsck -nf /dev/sda1 See ext4-fs-...
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How do I theme the whisker menu in Xubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I'm running Xubuntu 16.04 with whisker menu and trying to change the theme of whisker menu. I have read several tutorials but without success. I have in my home directory a .gtkrc-2.0 file with this ...
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Dual-boot Windows 10: cannot boot latest Ubuntu but only older versions

I have received a MSI GS65 8RE-052FR Stealth Thin laptop that comes with Windows 10 enterprise pre-installed (I was previously working with Windows 7). I am trying to install a dual-boot with Xubuntu ...
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kernel compilation & q9377

In a process of linux kernel compilation , while installing a qualcomm9377 host drivers after a command cd AIO/biuld/lib/modules directory should have host drivers, But it showing nothing...enter ...
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New services slowing boot after upgrade to 18.04

I have upgrade my Xubuntu 16.04 to Xubuntu 18.04 via the internal updater; it took a while but appears complete and stable. (I am a middling ability user in terms of Linux and tech.) But boot time has ...
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How difficult is it to install Microsoft Office on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have never used Ubuntu before. I have only ever used Windows, and I am thinking of installing Ubuntu as it seems to have far less bloatware and I am sick of the constant updates from Windows. ...
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Enable color emojis in Chrome, Xubuntu 18.04.1

I have followed this question: 18.04: color emoji not showing up at all in Chrome, only partially in Firefox, installed fonts-noto-color-emoji manually, but color emojis are still not showing up in ...
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Xbuntu 18.04 is randomly freezing

My system is randomly freezing for 2 to 3 seconds. Keyboard, display , mouse cursor even audio stop responding in those time ! Although there is no problem when I use windows. Recently I upgraded the ...
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Login interface completely changed in Xubuntu 18.04

My hard drive got full yesterday and some weird things started to happen, like uGet not working anymore and the trash can not emptying. I switched to another OS and cleaned some stuff in the Xubuntu's ...
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Xubuntu 18.04: howto use DNS(s) from DHCP and NOT 127.0.0.53

...(and saying "from DHCP" I mean without hardcoding their IPs). I had decided (and hope to keep decision) to switch from Windows to Linux and my choice was Xubuntu. I used to rely on the fact that my ...
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Permanently setup nomodeset kernel parameters

My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15 5577 with Nvidia 1050 graphics card. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS latest version but it is getting stuck every time I boot it. I have to manual set kernel. I ...
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Get Euro (€) sign by old MacBook keyboard (Finnish)

I have the € sign printed on Shift + 4, but the combination gives a different character that is "¤". I am using "Finnish (Macintosh)" keyboard layout, and I tried "Apple", "Apple Laptop", "Generic 105-...
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Automatic timezone in Xubuntu (xfce + geoclue)

Is there any way to set system timezone automatically in Xubuntu 18.04? I see that geoclue-2.0 is installed in my system and seem to be properly configured, but there is no "Automatic" option in Date/...
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ssh-agent does not autostart from .bashrc after update to 18.04

I have Ubuntu with XFCE for several years. When it was 16.04 I configured the autostart of ssh-agent in my .bashrc as follows: # Set up ssh-agent SSH_ENV="$HOME/.ssh/environment" function ...
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ibus input method preferences not showing up

I installed Indic Typing Booster by compiling from source and it shows up as an input method, however clicking on the preference button doesn't show up anything. Its the same for other input methods ...
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Unable to recover plymouth splash screen in Xubuntu 18.04

I did a fresh Xubuntu 18.04 installation and the splash screen showed nicely on each boot, however since xorg didn't set a proper resolution for the screen I installed and ran xdiagnose. It fixed the ...