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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Xubuntu lock screen showing up too late after closed lid

I'm on Xubuntu 20.04.1 on a MacBookAir6,2 running kernel 5.4.0-52-generic. When I close my laptop's lid my screen is supposed to lock. But when I open my lid, the screen turns on and shows the actual ...
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Nvidia FX 5500 UNCLAIMED in Xubuntu 18.04

I have a pretty old system (HP t617m with pentium 4 2.6 ghz) that Im trying to revive using Xubuntu 18.04 32-bit. In order to do so, I bought recently a Nvidia FX 5500 PCI (I have no AGP ports), which ...
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xubuntu. add pre-existing but unknown linux disk

I do have installed Xubunto 21.04 with just one disk. I do have another, second disk from another, previous linux system with pre-existing data (samba-partitions whose size and file system is unknown)...
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SATA SSD not detected after installing Xubuntu 18.04

I have an NVMe M.2 256 GB drive and a 240 GB SATA SSD with Windows on the NVMe M.2 drive. I tried to install Xubuntu 18.04 on the SATA SSD. The installation was successful, but after rebooting, the ...
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LVM with four disks - single volume across a pair of mirrors possible?

In my possession I have four disks: a pair each of 500gb and a pair of slightly below 500gb, and both pairs feature different rotational speeds, cache size and other specs. I was wondering if a ...
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What does this mean: sudo apt -update? [duplicate]

What is the meaning of (sudo)?.I looked for the meaning, but I could not find it.
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Desktop startup takes long time occasionally

It takes long time to get Xfce desktop after giving login credentials in Xubuntu 20.04 occasionally. Why?
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No sound from the default/on board audio hardware on Ubuntu 18.04 with Dell Latitude 3510

I have bought this Dell Latitude 3510 with Ubuntu 18.04 Pre-installed. After 6 days of purchase I am having issues in audio output. I have installed software of what I need for my works. Idk which ...
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Zoom audio fixed to an HDMI output and muted

Yesterday I installed Xubuntu 20.04 in an HP ProBook 430 G7. Today I joined a Zoom meeting and cannot hear the audio, no matter what I try. As can be seen in the pictures below, the Zoom stream "...
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How do I remove Xubuntu title bar text shadow in WM Dark themes?

For most applications, but not all, title bars if in dark theme, has text shadow. Badly rendered apps include Thunar and XFCE terminal. I am happy to install a compatible theme, but no themes in https:...
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Redshift alternatives on Xubuntu 21.04 with Wayland

On Xubuntu 21.04 with Wayland, Redshift doesn't work anymore. I have already tried the following apps that were mentioned to me: f.lux doesn't work. Safe Eyes no temperature color settings. Blue ...
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no sound on gemini lake with xubuntu

I have an Intel Gemini Lake laptop with N4020 Intel CPU. I'm using latest daily xubuntu hirsute with kernel 5.11.0-13, it recognized everything including wifi and bluetooth, but the problem is I haven'...
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DVI-VGA adapter problem

Is it possible to add unsupported resolution when monitor is connected via DVI -> VGA (passive probably) adapter? The problem is that the monitor (Acer AL1916W) is reported as CRT monitor, mainly ...
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(Xubuntu) How to set the wallpaper using the command line?

I've done a lot of googling but haven't been able to find a solution to my problem. I am a teacher and I'm using Xubuntu on some student computers. I have everything locked down pretty good, but I ...
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XFCE4.16 - Ubuntu Studio 20.04.2 LTS unusable after critical bug manifested - troubleshooting req

I put desc and a placeholder for this critical bug and solution making is here and https://gitlab.xfce.org/xfce/xfce4-panel/-/issues/502 for anyone experiencing a rough XFCE 4.14 -> 4.16 upgrade ...
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Xubuntu 12.04, mouse cursor disappears

I have Xubuntu 12.04 installed on my computer and there is an annoying problem with my mouse cursor. When I start the computer, it is usually fine, but if I leave it for a while it goes in sleeping ...
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Why am i unable to create js files?

So I usually can create whatever file I need by naming it with its tag at the end but for some reason every time i try to create a file it always comes out as a plain text file. For example script.js ...
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How restore Grub after Windows10 update

Have XUbuntu 20.04 and Windows-10 in a duel boot configuration. Both OS working well for about 6 months. Boot default was set to Windows-10. Used MBR rather than EFI for boot (12 yr old motherboard ...
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How to download a text editor on xubuntu? [duplicate]

Should I install my text editor from the ubuntu software store or download it manually? And how do I download it manually?
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Realtek RTL8852AE issue on HP 15s-eq2028ur Xubuntu 20.04

I have issue with wifi connection on my laptop. I followed other same topics but my issue is actualy. After this $ sudo lspci -k -nn | grep -A 3 -i net I have got 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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x11vnc server with Xubuntu show black screen in client

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 (monitor attached) with x11vnc 0.9.13-1.1 run with the following options: x11vnc -gui tray=setpass -rfbport PROMPT -bg -o %HOME/.x11vnc.log.%VNCDISPLAY I have also enabled ...
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Windows 10 Update May2021 erased Linux partitions

Running a duel boot system with Windows 10 64 bit and XUbuntu Linux v 20.04, 64 bit. Using Grub and Windows-10 was the default boot. Had upgraded the XUbuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 early in 2021 and it ...
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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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Tumbler is driving me CRAZY… how can I remove it?

Every single time I cut, copy, paste or even rename a folder, tumblerd goes crazy, uses tons of CPU and my HDD starts making a really loud and irritating grinding noise that just doesn't stop. Even if ...
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Problem with timedatectl and network time synchronisation in 16.04

I have a dual-boot machine with Windows and Xubuntu 16.04. Because of Windows, the hardware clock is set to local time, so I had to use timedatectl to make Xubuntu aware of that after the upgrade to ...
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Hardware acceleration is broken after removing a seemingly irrelevant xrandr command at start up. How to debug?

I have recently obtained a second monitor. Until yesterday, I used to modify the resolution of my original monitor by running the command xrandr --output eDP1 --scale 0.75x0.75 at log-in via a ~/....
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Swap out one distro in a dual boot setting for another, without affecting the second OS?

I have Lubuntu installed, alongside windows being dual booted. I was trying it out as my main distro and it sucks. I'd like to keep the windows install, but replace the Lubuntu install with Xubuntu. ...
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What is Unknown Process Called “hp-upgrade”

I use a home-brew desktop PC that runs Xubuntu 18.04 (fully updated). Attached to it is an ancient HP Office Jet G85 printer. In my last 2-3 sessions there has been a process called hp-upgrade that ...
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No bootable device after installing ubuntu

So I decided to install ubuntu in my Laptop (Acer ES 14) in full installation means the windows is deleted, when the installation is finished it doesnt continue anymore no bootable device is showing. ...
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How do I restore Xubuntu desktop to default?

Before, I was using Gnome desktop on Ubuntu 14.04. Then, I installed Xubuntu desktop and, just recently, when I login it does not work. I don't know what's wrong. When I drag something, its' image ...
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black screen after last update when using nvidia drivers

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04 with linux kernel 5.10. After a normal update I now can't login anymore. Just before the login menu, the computer freezes. I was able to login after I removed the nvidia driver,...
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Unable to install Hubstaff client for Linux

Cannot install Hubstaff official client, when I execute Hubstaff-1.5.17-52c95d23.sh I see the following error: Verifying archive integrity... All good. Uncompressing Mojo Setup.............. ...
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Unable to startx; Unable to reinstall Xorg [duplicate]

I'm running XUbuntu 20.04 and I am unable to get a GUI. Booting to terminal I run startx and I am presented with the following: /etc/X11/xinit/xerverrc: 3: exec: /usr/bin/x: not found. This seems to ...
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Can't Boot in Recovery Mode (Ubuntu 20.04)

Normal boot works (sort of) while in recovery mode hangs before the login. Recently I've had a problem with Xfce desktop not loading except through recovery mode, following this: While in GRUB and on ...
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Running xrandr --output eDP1 --scale 0.75x0.75 blacks out my primary monitor only if a secondary monitor is plugged in?

The DPI of my primary monitor is unreasonably large, so at boot I run xrandr --output eDP1 --scale 0.75x0.75. This is done automatically due to a ~/.config/autostart/xrandr.desktop file that I have ...
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Touchpad not working on ubuntu 20.04 in my laptop lenovo Legion 5

i installed ubuntu and my touchpad is not working. i tried all the available options like alt +fn + f2 and then r xinput list then xinput set-prop 19 "Device Enabled" 1 Then tried the ...
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Unable to use touchpad scrolling on Xubuntu 18.04 Guest in VMware Workstation

Can not do edge scrolling with my touchpad (haven't tried with usb mouse yet cause I don't have one). I've been searching for solutions for 2 days but only got a workaround. Is there anyway to get ...
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Xubuntu 20.04.2 Intel HD 530

Coders and all, I have a very similar problem to the one listed in this link below: Ubuntu 18.04 & Intel HD Graphics 530 I have about 10 donated HP 400 AIO's. They have the same specs as the above ...
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Does Xubuntu 21.04 use Wayland by default?

I came across this question, and it seems that OP is having issues with Redshift due to Xubuntu using Wayland. I was under the impression that XFCE plans to support Wayland in the upcoming version 4....
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Redshift suddenly stopped working on 18.04

I've been using Redshift for 5 years now with no problem. Just yesterday it stopped working. The Redshift app starts and it displays that it is dimming my screen to 2000k. Yet my screen is not ...
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All icons disappear from the desktop

Sometimes (every other day) all icons disappear from the desktop. I don't know what triggers it, but mostly it is when I start the pc. Then I have to use terminal command xfdesktop --reload. That ...
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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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how to add resolution 1920x1080i with 60 fps and increase display scaling?

my display support 1920x1080i resolution with 60 fps i want to put that permanently the output of xrandr: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1344 x 756, maximum 8192 x 8192 VGA-1 disconnected (...
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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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Desktop icons not showing up in xubuntu (and I cant right click on the desktop)

In xubuntu, my desktop icons have dissapeared. I can not remember the cause, but if I do, I will edit this and put it here. Also, when I try to right click on the desktop, nothing happens. I have ...
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Does Xubuntu support Ubuntu's Alt+F2 command?

On normal Ubuntu Alt+F2 lets you enter a command that will execute as if ran in a terminal. This is most commonly used when your computer is not running properly and you need to xkill. Does Xubuntu ...
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Package 'libtinfo5' has no installation candidate

I am trying to install a libtinfo5 on Ubuntu. So that I can install GHCUP and program with Haskell/Plutus Does anyone know how to resolve this error? ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 cdrom://...
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What is extended file system and how to merge it?

Recently I've been messing around with swap configuration and I've noticed that my swap partition has been removed and my primary system partition has become extended. I've checked GParted ...
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My touchpad is not supported by the kernel

The kernel of Xubuntu 18.04 does not support the touchpad of my notebook, an Acer Aspire ES1-522-4682. uname -a shows: Linux Aspire-ES1-522 4.18.0-25-generic #26~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 27 07:28:31 ...
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Add Persian to Xubuntu 14.04

How can I add Persian to Xubuntu? It is an interesteing point, Xubuntu supports Persian language, and the titles and menu change to Persian. But, I did not find any where yet, to change the INPUT ...

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