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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Creating a custom keyboard layout with umlauts on alt + ctrl

I'm trying to create a custom keyboard layout to fit my needs, based on the US layout. What I want Alt + Ctrl + u = ü Alt + Ctrl + Shift + u = Ü (same way for ö, ä, and ß) Why? Because getting used ...
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Failed to open directory .... error when getting information for file ... Structure needs cleaning

A few minutes ago my xubuntu freezed and I had to hard shutdown, when restarted I tried to open my HDD and the error "can't read superblock" appeared, I ran sudo fsck -yv /dev/sdb and now ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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JVC HA-S31BT Headset not detected with Ubuntu 22.04

I have a JVC HA-S31BT Headset and I tried to connect it to my XUbuntu 22.04 desktop. The headset works fine with my Android tablet, but unfortunately Ubuntu does not even detect it when I search for ...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04 running in a VM in proxmox missing storage

So I'm really new to VMs and linux in general, I wanted to setup an old pc as a mini home lab with media functionality. In my Linux vm I want to run radarr but it only has access to a 100gb of storage ...
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XUbuntu 22.04 - Black Screen on Hyper-V

I tried installing XUbuntu 22.04 on Hyper-V and it installs fine but after installation and reboot, the screen goes black with a flashing screen. I was able to watch F1 output until it gets to: ...
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Automate switching light and dark xfce theme via cron?

Using this cron should switch to dark mode at 20hrs and light at 7 in he morning. 0 7 * * * /usr/bin/env DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=/run/user/1000/bus && /usr/bin/xfconf-query -c xsettings -p ...
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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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Why can't I upgrade from Xubuntu 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS via the GUI? [duplicate]

As you can see, I am on Xubuntu 20.04 LTS and have all of my settings as this guide says they should be. Despite this, I see no option to upgrade to 22.04 LTS. What have I missed? I'm sure that it's ...
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Typing randomly (?) stops working in applications, often after they've been open for a while

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04. Sometimes, applications will randomly (?) stop accepting typed input from my keyboard. This just affects a single application at a time; all other open applications continue ...
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How to drop a PostgreSQL tablespace

I'm just starting setting up PosgreSQL 12 on Xubuntu 20.04, so I have created some things as experiments, and I want to delete them and start over. Hopefully without destroying everything, because ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 does not boot properly, has many errors on boot, and will not start the desktop environment. How can I fix this?

Here is all the information I have on what is going on: System Information: Lenovo ThinkPad T420 XUbuntu 20.04 Kingston 240GB A400 SATA 3 2.5" Internal SSD SA400S37/240G 16GB RAM Kernels ...
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Ubiquity not working on Minimized Xubuntu 22.04

I want to create my customized Xubuntu 22.04 distribution for my own application reqirements. First I install Ubuntu 22.04 Server with Minimized type. Second install xubuntu-core and ubiquity: sudo ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 suddenly slow booting, not detecting second monitor, bootlooping and occassionally starting in emergency mode

I have an Acer Predator Helios 300 2019 laptop with dual boot for Xubuntu 18.04 and Windows that I have been using for around 3+ years now. Last Friday, my second HDMI monitor suddenly did not work, ...
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Load b43 module at boot

How to do it? I need to type modprobe b43 every time i turn on my old laptop, it's a bit annoying. I tried adding b43 to /etc/modules but that does not work. b43 isn't blacklisted on my blacklist.conf....
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Why my linux laptop suddenly hang?

My linux laptop is Aspire 4738Z, and nearly it's more than 10 years old. My fan on laptop is sometimes suddenly "whoosh-whoosh-whoosh", until my laptop goes hang. Even was I open Firefox for ...
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With MrChromebox in UEFI mode, possible to dual boot Xubuntu with Chrome OS? [duplicate]

I am new to this community. I have a Chromium Os current release (12 cgpt partitions) running with MrChromebox bios in UEFI. I can increase the size of unused partitions 6 and 7 to 10+ GB total, or ...
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Strange postfix logs in journal

Three days ago the following log messages started appearing in the journal on an hourly basis approximately. postfix/qmgr 7E15D300513: from=<root@devsys.localdomain>, size=942, nrcpt=1 (queue ...
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How to properly remove an extra disk from VirtualBox?

I have this vm with Xubuntu and I've added 4 extra disks (practising for a course I'm taking). How do I remove them? Just by selecting and removing? will this break anything? thanks!
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System not started after power failure

I am running some python script in my old computer, the script basically sends data to telegram group every 15mins. The script / computer was working good till I had a power failure. The script is ...
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Xubuntu 22.04 missing Display profiles

After a fresh Xubuntu 22.04, I'm unable to see or select Display Profiles (see image below). I'm using VirtualBox 6.1.6. Any ideas on how to make it work? Thanks!
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How can I fix this 'Failed to activate swap /swapfile' error on boot in Xubuntu?

When I boot my laptop, I'm seeing: systemd[1]: Failed to activate swap /swapfile. [FAILED]: Failed to activate swap /swapfile. [DEPEND]: Dependency failed for swap. I am then taken to the Ubuntu ...
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Python binary path in pip

When I run python it runs version 3.10.4: $ python Python 3.10.4 (main, Apr 8 2022, 17:35:13) [GCC 9.4.0] on linux Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license&...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Black Screen after closing lid and opening back

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 in my HP Pavilion 15 today. Among other issues, Whenever I close my laptop lid (it should ideally suspend and work normal whenever I open it back). But On opening lid there is ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo plymouth-theme-spinner

I keep getting this: dpkg: error processing package plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo (--configure): installed plymouth-theme-xubuntu-logo package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit ...
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Ubiquity crashes during xubuntu 20.04.4 install on Dell Wyse 3040

I'm having trouble installing xubuntu 20.04.4 LTS on a Dell Wyse 3040. I created the boot disk on a windows machine with rufus. I am able to boot from USB and 'Try Xubuntu'. When I try to install, I ...
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