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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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Xubuntu - how to disable SHIFT toggles numpad keys?

By default In Ubuntu I can perform Shift+Home to select content from caret to start of string, while NumLock is turned off. But if in that case I press just Home, it will type 1 instead of moving ...
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How to change the clock color on Xubuntu

I'm using the adapta nokto theme on Xubuntu and the icons on my panel are white, but the problem arose when I switched to the binary clock. The clock dots are in blue! And that makes it very difficult ...
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No presets visible in pulseaudio-equalizer

I've installed pulseaudio through the ubuntu repo, ie; sudo apt install pulseaudio* then following Arch Linux wiki's instructions appended the following lines: ### Load the integrated PulseAudio ...
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Getting video from an UVC device

Now I have a UVC device (OPTRIS PI 160), an Infrared Thermometer. I have already read official doc that tells me to use Guvcview. I can get a video stream from the device, but now I’m just getting a ...
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Keys U, I and O are working not like they should be on Xubuntu

I'm really confused by this. So: The keys U, I and O are working BUT only under two circumstances. A: When I press one of those 3 keys really quick after pressing for example the key "A" B: When ...
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Long boot time on Dell XPS 13 9350

I installed Xubuntu 17.04 on my Dell XPS 13 9350. It looks like everything works fine except one thing. The boot time is more than 100 seconds. Here is the dmesg output. Scroll it to line 914: [ 4....
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Xubuntu 16.04.2 locking/closing lid results in black screen

I've Xubuntu 16.04.2 installed on dell laptop(UEFI mode). It's the only OS on it. It has nvidea graphics card, which I think is causing the problem. Now whenever I lock the screen or close the lid, ...
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Weird mouse behaviour in Xubuntu - BUG?

I have Xubuntu 14.04 x64 installed and I'm noticing a very strange behaviour. Sometimes my mouse acts as if I've pressed the right button and opens context menus at random. I've tried finding out ...
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Secondary screen rotation unavailable in Xubuntu

I have a laptop with Xubuntu 15.04. I want to use my old Samsung full-hd TV as a secondary portrait monitor. I connected it using HDMI and it works, but in Settings > Screen there's no option in the ...
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Xubuntu hangs after crypt setup succesfully

I have done a clean install of Xubuntu 14.04.1 on a computer with full disk encryption and LVM. It has been working just fine for about three days with no problems. Now on start up after entering ...
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When I turn my monitor on after it has been off, it does not display anything

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a desktop and use LightDM. As I said in the title after I turn off my monitor (with the computer already on) and then turn it back on again there is no input from my ...
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Displaylink udl in xubuntu 13.10

I'm using Xubuntu Saucy Salamander (13.10). I'm trying to connect DisplayLink wireless monitor with my Linux machine. My configuration is Nvidia GT310M Intel HD Graphics for 1st gen i5 processors [...
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Xubuntu: How can I avoid the double-password entry (lightdm then xscreensaver) on user switching?

I'm running Xubuntu raring with lightdm and xscreensaver. Both users on the system have xscreensaver set to lock the screen after n minutes. However, when I click "switch user" (or do gdmflexiserver --...
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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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Issue with video drivers on Xubuntu 17.04?

I was running Xubuntu 16.10 with no issue, then I upgraded to 17.04 and suddenly was having issues with booting and shutdown. I did a clean build of 17.04, and it was working fine, until I switched ...
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How can you actually decrease the cursor speed?

My mouse has a high DPI, which makes using any of the Acceleration and Sensitivity options in "Mouse and Touchpad" uncomfortable. I can set both to the lowest possible values, and it's still too fast. ...
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Chromium Browser XFCE panel indicator

Google Chrome, when installed, presents an icon in the XFCE4 panel display under XUbuntu. Chromium does not. Is there anyway to install the panel indicator icon in XFCE for Chromium. For Google ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 LTS: HDMI-Display not working

I did a complete fresh installation with Xubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. Unfortunately, my HDMI-display does not work. Everything fine using the live-usb. But after reboot and first boot of the fresh installed ...
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Configuring a RAID10 on Xubuntu, UEFI system

My 'system' personal experiences from the past: - fresh install Windows - fresh install GNU/Linux - dual boot MBR Windows/Linux I am not an expert; this is my first RAID installation attempt and I ...
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Missing symbols in Evince

I'm having a problem where some symbols (usually µ) aren't being displayed in Evince, but come through fine in Ghostview. Screenshot comparison The PDFs are usually datasheets, so "You should have ...
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Problem with installation

when I run the command sudo apt-get -f install ssl-cert I am getting the result: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. And then when ...
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Get 2 or more keyboard layout indicators in XFCE

I am using 2 monitors and have 2 panels for each one in XFCE 4.12. I want to have a keyboard indicator on each panel but it seems that I can have only one instance. Add button disabled. Indicator ...
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hosts file and iframes - a strange case

I have a couple of sites blocked in the hosts file. But having created some html-files locally using iframes I found that those sites could be reached through those pages even though my hosts-file ...
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How to resolve SSL error during make … modules_install command?

I'm new posting questions, but read a lot in the askubuntu forum. My knowledge about linux is not professional, but decent. I am an everyday user and run all my computers with xubuntu. Today I have a ...
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Why Wifi is not working in this Asus laptop of Ubuntu 16.04?

My Asus laptop wifi is listed as hard block on rfkill and unblock all does nothing. I dual boot with Windows 10. The wifi works fine on Windows. I have tried a live USB of Fedora and the wifi cannot ...
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Software Properties GTK won't open

When I try to open Software & Updates it does not open, so I tried to open it via terminal and this is the output I get. software-properties-gtk /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/...
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mirror from xubuntu 16.04 to roku 3?

is there anyway I could mirror the screen of my xubuntu 16.04 laptop to roku 3? how to add roku to my laptop, like one could under windows. is there any specific software I have to install? thank you.
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Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial: How can I enable touchpad?

I've an Asus x540LA and my touchpad is seen by the system so: [from /proc/bus/input/devices] I: Bus=0018 Vendor=0b05 Product=0101 Version=0100 N: Name="FTE1001:00 0B05:0101" P: Phys=i2c-FTE1001:00 S:...
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Why does Xfce sometimes not properly load the theme (Appearance) on login?

Sometimes when I log in, Xfce (4.10, on Xubuntu-14.04) doesn't look right at all – the colour theme is an odd mixture of the correct settings (Xfce-darkness, in my case) and what's presumably ...
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External hard drive not detected after first boot : Xubuntu 14.04

I have the following problem and hope to find help by someone. On the first boot of my Intel NUC after a longer period of time (for example, over night) Xubuntu won't mount nor detect (blkid) my ...
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Inspiron 15 fan doesn't work

System configuration Win10 and Xubuntu 15.04 Dual boot i5 4200U Radeon 8850M Latest BIOS from dell tlp on Xubuntu installed. No more tweaks. coretemp module was loaded fglrx is not installed Idle cpu ...
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Tile and move window across displays with keyboard (Xubuntu)

I have two monitors: display L on the left, display R on the right. My current window is in the centre of L. I have configured the Super+Right shortcut to tile it to the right of L. That works fine. ...
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Why does Xubuntu asks for my password twice when it wakes up from the blank screen?

Every time Xubuntu wakes up from the blank screen it asks for my password and then, after I enter it, it asks for it again. This doesn't happen if I lock the screen manually. How can this be fixed?
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XUbuntu 15.04 - On the first boot the keyboard does not work and I can't decrypt hard drive

Started experiencing this issue a few days ago. When I boot up my laptop for the first time in the morning, I get to the splash screen to enter in my password to decrypt my hard drive, but my keyboard ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 black screen after screen lock

I am using Xubuntu 15.04 with Xfce 4.12 in a Dell Inspiron 14 laptop, model 3442. Whenever I lock my screen, then put my password and unlock it, the screen brightness gets very low, it's almost as if ...
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How to make Qt apps use GTK+ style in Xubuntu 15.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 right now, and Qt apps like qBittorrent and Clementine looks like they were GTK+ apps, they use the systems icons and style. But I installed Xubuntu in another PC and doesn't ...
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Why does xubuntu 14.04 request a reboot on every start?

Since installing xubuntu 14.4, I have often found that the update manager insists a reboot is required even if no upgrades were performed. This seems to be because /var/run/reboot-required and reboot-...
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Confused about Light Locker/Power Manager settings in Xubuntu 14.04

In Xubuntu 14.04, Light Locker and Power Manager settings are different control panel views, however, there are screensaver settings inside Light Locker's one. Anyway, there's no screensaver options ...
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Cron, xconf-query and Xubuntu 14.04

I have updated my Xubuntu to the 14.04 version. Unfortunately, I am experiencing a problem. I have a script, named earth, updating the wallpaper of my desktop. Here is the code #!/bin/sh nice -n 19 /...
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Ctrl+Alt+F1 shows nothing, Xubuntu 14.04.1, Macbookpro11,3 (retina, nvidia)

Ctrl+Alt+F1 (or + F2-F6) shows just a black black screen (on every monitor if there are any externals), although Ctrl+Alt+F7 may bring the desktop back. It's a Xubuntu 14.04.1 on MacBookPro11,3 with ...
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Broken Audio on Chromebook. Xbuntu

I have dual-booted my Chromebook with Xubuntu 14.04 and have found that the sound is broken. I have tried everyhting that has been mentioned on the internet. I have restarted pulse, uninstalled it, ...
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Can anyone help with fixing the touch pad on my Chromebook?

For the record I have installed Xubuntu, through Chrubuntu, on my Toshiba C35 Chromebook. I knew coming in that there would be some hardware issues, and for the most part, I got the other issues fixed ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - HDMI Display no longer detected

I have a Sager NP8268, and install Xubuntu 14.04. I have been using an external Asus PB278Q monitor for 3 weeks or so via HDMI. Today, the monitor is no longer detected by xfce4-display-settings. ...
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Mouse cursor scaling issues in Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10 and I just recently bought a Seiki 39' 4K display for home. While I think that the display itself is working great so far and I love it, I am noticing some ...
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How do you change keyboard layouts from the login screen in Xubuntu?

I've set up multiple user accounts in Xubuntu 14.04. I (the admin) am a dvorak user so I have English US dvorak as the default layout, but the other user is a qwerty user. I've added English US ...
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Xfce notification area printer icon does not respond

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with the Xubuntu (Xfce) desktop. When I print something, the printer icon appears in the notification area in the panel. But the printer icon does not respond to anything. I try to ...
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Configuration for three display setup with two Nvidia cards?

I have two video adapters: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 and a three LCD displays connected to them. Here's the topology illustrated graphically: [ GTX 570 ] === HDMI ===> Philips 273ELH #0 (CENTER/...
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Xubuntu doesn't allow music to play when I lock screen

If I'm locking my screen with xflock4 while playing some music, the music pauses. However, it resumes as soon as I login again. How do I play my music while my screen is locked?
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Disabling suspend/sleep/hibernate on a headless Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 headless via ssh and tmux. Whenever I leave the machine, making sure to have a tmux session opened, it will invariably crash after about an hour. The sign it has crashed is ...
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xubuntu 13.10: automount usb sticks

I have a freshly installed Xubuntu 13.10 on the Lenovo T520 laptop. In the Settings Manager — Removable Drives and Media I have the Mount removable drives when hot-plugged and Mount removable media ...