Questions tagged [xubuntu]

Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based (Ubuntu with XFCE desktop environment) GNU/Linux operating system. This tag is not meant to be used as a wildcard as to the desktop environment variant of Ubuntu that you are asking about.

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multi-screen issue with xubuntu 20.04 : only one screen at a time

I use xubuntu 20.04 on a laptop Lenovo X270. I tried to connect a screen on HDMI port, with no success first. After some try and fail, I modified some parameters in bios and now, if the computer ...
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screensaver not working and freezing the keyboard

I'm currently encountering some issues with my screensaver. I use Xubuntu 20.04 on a laptop Lenovo X270. When I try to activate the screensaver using the screensaver interface in "parameters"...
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W: Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome-beta.list:3 [duplicate]

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, but when I run sudo apt-get update I get the following messages: W: Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/...
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Can't log back in to only my account after switching to another user in lightdm on xubuntu

My family has a shared computer were we all have accounts. This is an Xubuntu 20.04 system running lightdm as the user manager. For whatever reason, whenever I login to my account, then lock the ...
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Huawei mobile WIfi not working on Xubuntu Xenial

I have a problem that I don't have internet on Xubuntu Xenail using the device Huawei Mobile Wifi (e5220), it's a USB hotspot device, it conects to 3G+ bands for internet all on its own, and acts as a ...
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Weird background sound for about ten seconds, source was “Chromium” according to audio mixer?

First, I'm a Linux noob so please go easy on me. I've been trying out different distros and I'm currently trying Xubuntu. I'm liking it except there's some weird stuff going on with the audio. Mostly ...
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Grub: can't use arrow keys to navigate (works in Bios)

I have a USB-Keyboard in a non-USB-3 port. I have xubuntu 20.04, Grub 2.04-1ubuntu26 and Windows 10. Boot is on the xubuntu disk. I can't select any boot options. The countdown halts when I press a ...
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Can't Install CRTM because of F2008. How to solve?

I am trying to install CRTM but it keeps giving me this error: F2008 required. gcc>= 6. I have gfortran installed and its version is 6.5 so why does it give this error?? I checked with gcc -- ...
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Stuck at 640x480 resolution;

Okay so today I turn on my pc and my monitor is stuck at 640x480, I attempt to change the display settings but it wont let me change any of the options. I tried to switch to a different Nvidia driver (...
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Xubuntu 20.04 in VirtualBox_Bluetooth issue

I have been trying to use Xubuntu 20.04 in VirtualBox (host = Windows 10) and the bluetooth icon would not show up on the toolbar. The function also cannot be used even when it says that Bluetooth is ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 - Suspend waits 30 seconds

This is a follow-on question to Why does suspend in 19.04 takes 30 seconds? which no one has yet answered and I am encountering the same problem on Xubuntu 20.04 System is a new desktop install of ...
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Stuck on the login screen in Xubuntu 18.04

I installed Xubuntu DE on my machine and when I rebooted, my ubuntu got stuck on the login screen. Even the command to bring up the terminal CTRL + ALT + F2 is not working and every time I enter the ...
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ssh agent forwarding not working after ubuntu 20.04 upgrade

SSH agent forwarding was perfectly working when I was using xubuntu 19.10, after I upgrade my system to xubuntu 20.04, its not working anymore. I never change /etc/ssh/config or /home/.ssh/config . ...
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xfce clock issue

I'm having some trouble with my new Xubuntu 14.04 installation's clock. It seems to be lagging behind by an hour. the date and hwclock commands are reporting the correct time. I even tried to ...
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Light locker stops background activities (eg. music playback) when screen is locked

I upgraded my xubuntu installation to the new release, 14.04. This release includes a new light-locker, a great improvement if you ask me. The thing is that whenever I try to lock the session or when ...
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Xubuntu software updater inquiry

I've been asked to assist in the update of this Xubuntu 16.04 machine, but before I jump into this, I wanted to verify: -The owner described me having some warnings (upgrade pop-ups) a few months ago. ...
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Problem connecting to ubuntu server hosted in AWS [closed]

I installed desktop connection for my ubuntu AWS server but I faced the below screen after login and logout after few second :
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Artifact and X.Org problem in Xubuntu 20.04 LTS

When Ubuntu logs in automatically, I get this weird artifact issue on the main screen. It has an AMD A9 APU. The image shows that the top bar is okay but the rest of the screen is not.
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Unnamed programs in program list on Xubuntu

I have found unnamed programs in my xubuntu program list. Looks very strange, because before it wasn't there. Could anybody explain that and how to manually find that programs? Since I cannot post ...
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Is there a replacement for WUBI in Windows 10?

I used to have Xubuntu 11.10 side-by-side with my Windows installation, installed via WUBI from Windows. After upgrading to Windows 10, however, this doesn't start any more, so I wanted to reinstall ...
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xubuntu 20.04 MenuLibre Other not shown

This is a virgin install of 20.04, not upgrading from 18.04 and previous versions. I tried to add an item to Other using MenuLibre. Launcher tested OK, saved, etc., but Desktop top left corner menu (...
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Audio is really quiet in Guest Xubuntu on Win 10 Host in Virtualbox

I have successfully installed VirtualBox on my Windows 10 laptop and am running a Xubuntu guest VM but the audio is extremely faint. Audio is enabled in the VM Settings but the Host Audio Driver and ...
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Persistent network setup on live USB with persistence

I have a Xubuntu Live USB with persistence on my pendrive and I want to do a specific network setup that should be persistent. I use this method now but I've tried some others: Ubuntu 18.04: How to ...
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How do I update Ubuntu system independent of third party apps?

I'm trying to update my packages so that I can upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 Xubuntu via terminal. This will install available updates for all available packages including Firefox, ones which I ...
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DHCP Server wont start Ubuntu Server VirtualBox [closed]

sudo systemctl status isc-dhcp-server.service error: /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf configuration: ifconfig output:
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Xfce not taking up full width of display on Xubuntu

I'm having this problem I can simply only describe visually, like so: Googling the error came to nothing. lightdm also exhibits this behavior but switches back and forth from this to the proper ...
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Remotely control Android smartphone from Ubuntu 16.04

Please tell me if and how it‘s possible to remotely control an Honor 7S Android smartphone (it‘s probably a Huawei trademark) with Android version 8.1.0 from 32 bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (with xubuntu-...
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What is the difference between Lubuntu and Xubuntu on the basis of development communities?

I read somewhere that Lubuntu is developed by the Lubuntu Community, but Xubuntu is developed by the Community (i.e., community maintained). How are these two communities different?
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Unexpected shutdowns Xubuntu 16.04

I have been using Xubuntu 16.04 for a long time now (Xubuntu for 4 years). My system is a dual boot with Windows 10, but I never use Windows. Since the last two days my laptop, Asus Zenbook UX305, has ...
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How can I prevent Skype from starting automatically on boot?

My girlfriend logged into her Skype account from my Xubuntu 12.10 netbook, and ever since then Skype starts automatically every time I boot. How do I prevent this from happening? Things I've tried: ...
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Why does it take so much time to initialize mlocate database?

While I was trying to install xubuntu-desktop on wsl2(Ubuntu 20.04) on windows 10. It got stuck at Initializing mlocate database; this may take some time... after waiting for a long time(left it for a ...
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Ubuntu won't boot from flash drive (Xubuntu)

So far I've tried creating a bootable usb flash drive with ubuntu's own tool "Startup Disk Creator", Unetbootin, and the dd command. Nothing worked. I even tried booting with grub rescue and ...
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Files dissapeared from Desktop folder [closed]

I had many files and shortcuts in my Desktop and they have disappeared. I've checked my ~/Desktop folder and it is empty, no files there. I have no idea what happened. Any help to find and recover ...
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How can I acess framebuffer mode/TTY in ARM ubuntu without using keyboard and run few commands?

I want to use the ARM SBC in outdoor environment so I won’t be having keyboard but I’ll be using a supported Touchscreen though. I want to run custom YOLOv3 NPU on that setup and it requires to be in ...
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How to reset Thunar File Manager?

I am using Xubutu 20.04. I have observed that there might be some error in the Thunar File Manager. When I visit my videos folder, it creates thumbnails for first few rows, and then stops. I've tried ...
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Confirmation prompt for thunar before closing all tabs?

I frequently use thunar with multiple tabs, however sometimes I accidentally press Alt+f4 and close the entire window when I only mean to close the tab. I realize the keybind Ctrl+w only closes the ...
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What's the right place to set the XAUTHORITY environment variable?

I'm trying to get rid of the .Xauthority file in my home directory. The arch wiki suggests defining export XAUTHORITY="$XDG_RUNTIME_DIR"/Xauthority but neither placing this line in .profile nor ...
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Xubuntu not automatically suspending after idle anymore

When I first installed Xubuntu on my system, it would automatically suspend after the set idle period no problem. But I seem to have changed something and its no longer working. I've checked the ...
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Printing problem in Google Chrome on Epson L3050

I am using Xubuntu 18.04. The printer is Epson L3050 with proprietary drivers. About a month ago Chrome stopped printing properly. If I try to print a Web page it throws a lot of pages with huge text. ...
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xrandr scaling has no effect on extternal screen, overscan

I am trying to set up proper multi-monitor HiDPI scaling on Xubuntu, on a laptop and an external screen (HP 24w). Both are 1920x1080, but the laptop is 14" while the external monitor is 20". ...
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XUbuntu Installation frozen

I have an old pc with motherboard-->gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 cpu-->core 2 duo e6600. I changed the old HDD with a gigabyte SSD. I have tried installing XUbuntu 20.04 but the display is frozen for ...
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I have deleted XFCE, exo and Terminal in Xubuntu, how to get them back?

First, a piece of advice: in Xubuntu 18.04, there is a pre-installed application called Web Browser. It is NOT a Web Browser. I uninstalled it via Software Center thinking it was redundant with ...
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Disable any key on the keyboard notebook

Can I disable the SysRq PrtSc button? I am using OS xubuntu 18.04 LTS. My PrtSc SysRq button is stuck, sometimes it pushes itself. So many screenshoot windows appear.
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Xubuntu installation: “ERROR atombios stuck in loop for more than 5secs”

I am trying to install Xubuntu 20.04 from a Live USB prepared with the Startup Disk utility. When I boot from it, the Xubuntu logo appears and the USB check is performed. Once the check says OK, the ...
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Shadows won't disable Xubuntu 12.04

I am currently running Xubuntu 12.04. I dislike the menu and window drop shadows, therefore I went to Window Manager Tweaks, then navigated to the Compositor tab. Inside the compositor tab, I ...
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Move Indicator Notification panel to extreme right in XFCE desktop session

I need help setting up indicator notification panel to extreme right. I have set up a global menu I found. This is what I m getting: and this is what I want it to look like, with notifications to the ...
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Clicking links in pdfs opened with Okular opens Abiword (instead of the default browser)

I work with Xubuntu 12.04 and use Okular (version 0.14.3) to view pdf files. If I click a web link in a pdf file (created with "pdflatex" using the "hyperref" package), "Abiword" (It's a word-...
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Screen resolution change on “lock screen”

I have a weird issues that has been bothering me for a week or two. I have two accounts on a Xubuntu 18.04 (recently updated) When I log in either of thoses accounts, screen resolution is working ...
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Not able to stop mysql --skip-grant-tables --skip-networking?

I used "--skip-grant-tables --skip-networking" command for reset root password. But after that my database running on the same mode. I completely uninstall mysql from my Ubuntu 18.0 by below ...
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How to reset Zoneminder password?

Is there a way to reset the admin password for the surveillance application zoneminder without re-installing the application? I was not able to find this information in the documentation or by ...

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