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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How to enable natural scrolling in xfce4?

Is there any setting to enable natural scrolling for my touchpad? I can find the setting under XFCE settings for the mouse, but it doesn't work for the touchpad. Is there a way to enable it for the ...
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I have a problem with xubuntu the latest version jammy 22.04, the os update & recovery [closed]

I have a problem with Xubuntu Jammy: I am used to seeing the OS Update & Recovery panel in the system configuration, but I can't find a way to see this information in Xubuntu. What is the ...
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How to install DisplayLink driver in Xubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri

This is the DisplayLink driver downloaded and extracted in my computer. https://imgur.com/FoO6mBc.png I'd like to install by following this instruction . But I could not install. https://imgur.com/...
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How do I troubleshoot minute-long hangs during boot?

I have an issue with a fairly old laptop hanging during boot. It started a while back, when I upgraded to 21.04, or maybe 21.10. To try gather info about the issue, I set verbose boot without splash ...
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Firefox snap doesn't remember upload path

I am using Xubuntu 20.04 with Firefox installed as a snap. When I upload files to a site, the browser doesn't remember the last upload path. When I need to upload many files, I have to go through the ...
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Where does Sound Recorder place the files it records?

I'm running an LTS version of Xubuntu. I have installed a Sound Recorder and have recorded a test sound. I have restarted the app, to check if this is a permanent recording (and that recording stays, ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 on Samsung Galaxy Book 12 - No wifi

I've just installed Xubuntu 22.04 on a Samsung Galaxy Book 12 with Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 and it doesn't work. (Also does not work with Kali 2022.2) the output of the commands are identical on both ...
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Wine: Application requires security update xxxxxx to be installed

This is what I get when I run GoogleDriveSetup.exe on Ubuntu 22.04 with Wine. I use Wine 6.0.3.
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Install Thunar 4.17.8 in XUbuntu 22.04

I tried to add the ppa https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/kinetic/+source/thunar but it says it does not exist, and I don't exactly know how to use that branch of that ppa to upgrade my thunar to the newest ...
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Top Bar desappeared in Xubuntu 20.04

What is disappeared is the Applications Menu with the logo of Xubuntu. How to bring it back? I can use the terminal but I don't know what to do exactly. I have just tried to reboot the system from the ...
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Fix thunar doesn't show image/video thumbnails in xubuntu 18.04

No matter what I do the result is there no image/video thumbnails $ thunar --version Thunar 1.6.15 (Xfce 4.12) $ sudo apt install tumbler tumbler-plugins-extra ffmpegthumbnailer Reading package ...
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How to return dock again (ubuntu) [closed]

I write this command after this dock is hiden sudo apt remove gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock I need returning dock
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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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How to display photo thumbnails of .heic file in Xfce?

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 with Xfce desktop environment and the thumbnails of my .heic files are not showing. I can see the pictures in Image viewer, but not on the thumbnails and I'm bothered by that. I ...
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Why Linux distros act strange compare to windows [closed]

I have been searching exploring different distros of linux (like ubuntu, linux mint, manjaro etc) from past couple of years and currently using xubuntu. There are some issues that i faced (in linux) ...
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Slack Icon Missing in Desktop Application Window in Ubuntu

I'm using the Slack desktop client on Xubuntu 20.04 and noticed that the Slack icon does not appear in the top left corner of the application window: I've tried this with the *.deb package, the Snap ...
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IT staff said that Linux cannot connect to the school's Internet (EduStar) and refused to try

I live in Victoria, Australia, where schools connect to the Internet via EduStar. In my school, we have to ask the IT staff if we want to connect to EduStar. I just installed Xubuntu 20.04 on my ...
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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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Xubuntu did not show up after installation

So I made a bootatble live usb with Xubuntu on it and installed it. I followed the guided process and partitioned my disk to install Xubuntu alongside Windows 11. Then, when I restarted, nothing ...
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Does external mouse automatically disable touchpad?

This touchpad is driving me nuts. I'd like to replace it with an external wired mouse, which I'll have to obtain (an optical USB mouse I had lying around wasn't recognized). Will it automatically ...
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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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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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curl installation PHP7.0 error

I degrade the PHP version 7.4 to 7.0. Successfully changed. But In cURL, I face the error when I install the cURL in PHP 7.0. Please support me to solve that issue. sudo apt-get install php7.0-curl ...
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Desktop for Ubuntu 19.10 ARM64 bit Raspberry Pi 4 Model B

Originally this post was about asking if others had successfully ran Desktop Environments (DE) using Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) ARM 64 on a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B as I experienced a few problems, ...
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How to Remove Bluetooth Manager in Xubuntu

I wanna remove bluetooth manager and its daemon from Xubuntu because my computer doesn't have bluetooth device. How should I do? Note : I've searched questions https://askubuntu.com/search?q=Remove+...
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screensaver stopped activating

I'm running XUbuntu 20.04.1. Today I noticed twice after lengthy idle periods (a few hours) that the screensaver (blank screen) and lock on my laptop both failed to start. As far as I can tell, no ...
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setpci is not setting registers at boot -- MacBook Pro (7,1) Nvidia Black Screen Issue

I'm struggling to figure this out and I'm hoping someone can provide me with some advice or at least point me in the right direction. I've got a 2010 Macbook Pro (7,1) that I'm trying to get stable ...
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Edit history tabs in firefox

I sometimes search something on the internet using latest version of mozilla on an ubuntu 20.04.2 and i leave my laptop off for 2 days. The problem is, the history by default shows only 2 days back ...
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How to get internal and external IP addresses

I recently deployed a droplet on Vultr and I need to find the external and internal IP addresses. I have just one IP (which I presume to be the external IP or not). How and/or where do I locate the ...
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How to upgrade from Xubuntu 21.10 to ubuntu 22.04

can I seamlessly upgrade from Xubuntu 21.10 to Ubuntu 22.04? Thank you for reading. Greetings
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Restore Shutdown / Suspend / Restart / etc. menu before logout in Xubuntu 22.04

I noticed that recently, in my Xubuntu 22.04 system (recently upgraded from 21.10), I cannot put my PC in standby (aka sleep or suspend) mode, and not even turn it off, without logging out. I did not ...
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Bluetooth Authentication: Always Accept

When I plug in a PS4 dualshock controller, via USB, a Bluetooth Authentication message pops up in the top right corner with:- Bluetooth Authentication Authorisation request for: Wireless Controller (##...
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Mysterious error message on XFCE startup

On an Xubuntu 22.04 freshly installed, I got this error message when the XFCE desktop starts, just after a successful login: I don't even know how to start to debug this message. I looked at ~/....
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how to share a folder on xubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (server side, ubuntu studio to be right) with a windows 98SE client?

Hi everybody: as from title I've set up an xubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (ubuntu studio) as server for sharing a folder: I've followed this guide: guide to samba (chapters 2 and 3) and done several researches ...
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How can I sync Xubuntu's calendar Orage with Google Calendar?

Does anyone know how to sync Xubuntu 15.10 calendar (Orage) with Google Calendar? I found some old links but it doesn't seem to work anymore.
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How to customize files context menu in Xubuntu XFCE Thunar file manager?

I generally prefer XFCE desktop environment of Xubuntu, but I found its files right-click context menu too humble (no option to compress/decompress files for example, and I'd like some my very special ...
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Shutdown and Reboot disabled after upgrade to Xubuntu 22.04

I just recently upgraded my Xubuntu from 20.04 to 22.04. What I noticed: Everywhere in the Xfce GUI the shutdown and reboot options are greyed out: When I click on the whiskermenu, there is a turn-...
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Networking issues after upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04

I have upgraded my ubuntu machine from 20.04 to 22.04 but has landed into lot of issues. Only google surfing works, if I click on any link it doesn't work. My overall system has slowed down. Vpn doesn'...
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How do I make my Minecraft Server automatically start on boot

I run multiple Minecraft servers on Ubuntu 21.10, I'd like for them to automatically start when I turn on or restart my machine. I've heard online about systemd services, but I don't quite understand ...
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Need to copy firmware files at /usr/lib to /lib using terminal

I have a Cubox-i4Pro and I'm running Xubuntu on it. In order to get Wi-Fi working I have to copy the firmware folder "brcm" from /usr/lib/firmware/brcm and make the folder /lib/firmware/brcm. Refer ...
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Column select in Mousepad?

Mousepad is the default text editor of Xubuntu. Is there a column select mode in Mousepad? How can I enable it?
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Make Alt_R key act as Super_L AND keep Super_L key as Super_L

Alt_R is unused on my computer. I want to remap it to Super_L because the real Super_L key is broken and it does not respond. Sometimes, my friend uses my computer with his keyboard. So, I want to ...
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Xubuntu 22.04 keeps crashing after multiple fresh installs

I installed Xubuntu 22.04 about 6 times over the past couple days, but keep getting crashes. Crashes happen when watching/skipping videos on Youtube and also when playing games on Yuzu so I think it ...
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ventoy app in linux xfce, gear icon for that app in the panel when launch it, how i can change that icon

I downloaded ventoy in Xfce Linux Ubuntu, to launch it I should launch it with ./VentoyGUI.x86_64 %U after cd to the working directory of it, it's a pop-up authentication window with the gear icon in ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 can't connect to monitor

I do not know how to debug this error, but I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 as a dual boot with windows 11. Windows 11 can see my monitor just fine. My ubuntu OS does not connect. I have ...
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Unable to adjust brightness in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu13.04

I've recently upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 and noticed that I'm unable to use the brightness keys to adjust the brightness of my screen. I've tried just about everything this thread suggest and I'm still ...
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google-chrome and Chromium dont work

First I installed google-chrome, then Chromium. Removed both, installed new, same problem: Starting chromium + Error If I try to close the Terminal, this is showing up: closing terminal I use Xubuntu ...
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Emulate middle button xubuntu 22.04?

I have Xubuntu 22.04 installed on a Lenovo 1 11. The touchpad is Phys=i2c-ELAN061A:00. I would like to emulate the middle mouse button since I need it for Xfig. Browsing through the net I found some ...
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<Super>-Right for tile window right does not work in Xubuntu 22.04

Xubuntu 22.04 I use super-left and super-right a lot on my widescreen monitor. Super-left to tile a window to left half of screen works fine. Super-right does not do anything. I've not changed any ...
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Laptop doesn't utilize the full of it's ram after installing xubuntu

I just replaced Windows on my laptop with Xubuntu and, after that, when I start working, there are some performance issues. It seems that the RAM is not fully utilized. It has 8GB installed but only ...

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