Questions tagged [xubuntu]

Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based (Ubuntu with XFCE desktop environment) GNU/Linux operating system.

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How to integrate Gnome Contacts with Thunderbird?

I have contacts in Gnome Contacts and I want to integrate/sync them with Thunderbird. How do I integrate Gnome Contacts with Thunderbird? Note: Due to the replies received, I should mention that ...
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How to use notification area (system tray) over indicators in Xubuntu?

Xubuntu has both notification area (system tray) and indicators. I prefer the first one, as it allows me to hide items. Is there any way to force the apps that support both (e.g. Tomboy, Dropbox etc) ...
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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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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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Virtualbox 6.0.4 or 5.138 not working with Kernel 4.4.0-143-generic Xubuntu 16.04

Well, it's very annoying, I have looking every where for a solution to get Virtualbox Windows 7 VM working on Xubuntu Kernel 4.4.0-143-generic , BUT NOWAY it not works !!! My solution was change the ...
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How to change the clock color on Xubuntu with adapta nokto theme

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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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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Getting WiFi AP working with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server [Xubuntu 14.04]

I have tried using ap-hotspot from WebUpd8, and it did not work for me in 13.10 or 14.04, so I have been working on getting hostapd manually set up, using isc-dhcp-server since dnsmasq was having ...
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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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How can I get “Unlock private key” dialog (gui) with more than only insert password in Xubuntu?

In Xubuntu 17.04 with XFCE interface, when I am in terminal app, I only get a cli interface asking: Enter passphrase for key '/home/myusername/.ssh/id_rsa': I remember that in Ubuntu, when I was in ...
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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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Application icons not showing in window buttons item in xfce panel

The icons for some applications are not being displayed properly on the window buttons item in the xfce panel. On the screenshot below, you can see the sound settings icon perfectly but the icon for ...
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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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Text partially disappearing in many applications after unlocking on Xubuntu

Ever since I updated to the new Xubuntu version (16) I have two behaviours: sometimes I have to switch tty after unlocking the Laptop to make my mouse cursor appear again. I heard it is related to ...
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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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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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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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USB drive not working

Up until a few days ago my USB drives worked fine. I'm not really sure what changed between then and now. Both the USB flash drive and the USB external HDD work fine on another Windows machine, but ...
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DHCP server on subinterfaces

I have created two subinterfaces on eth0 : eth0:0 with IP 192.168.10.1/24 eth0:1 with IP 192.168.11.1/24 Configured /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf like that: option domain-name-server 194.204.159.1; subnet ...
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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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How to put task switcher on only one monitor (xfce)

I would like to put task switcher only on first monitor, not on all. I use configuration where second monitor (VGA) is on the right of first one (LVDS). Task switcher ivoked by alt-tab is on both ...
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Xubuntu Alt+Tab behavior

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and I want to change the Alt+Tab behavior. In Xubuntu, it just has the option to alternate between applications, but I prefer something like Gnome Shell or Unity, that have the ...
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Decrease skype icon in xubuntu tray

Hello I am using Xubuntu 14.04. And skype in my tray looks like this: In 13.10 icon looks well: Is it possible to decrease size of it? Thanks. Is this problem fixed in 14.10? Could someone check?
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How to completely remove Xubuntu login page?

I have Unity installed and later I installed Xubuntu; now I removed Xubuntu and switched back to Unity. However, every time I log in, the there will be first the Unity login page and after logged in, ...
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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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Sudden black screen after login Xubuntu 13.10

Everything worked fine (except for the audio widget), and suddenly, i boot and after i set my login credentials in the session manager, the screen goes black. How is one supposed to fix it? I find ...
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How can I rebind Print Screen to Delete?

I'm running Xubuntu Raring Ringtail. Using xkbcomp, I used the following commands (I can go into more detail as to the context and what command I use, if it's relevant), which successfully remapped my ...
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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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Projector is not detected by Ubuntu desktop

I'm using an Epson EB-S9 projector and it is connected using a USB cable to the Ubuntu system, but the problem is that the system does not detect it. Below is some information regarding my system: ...
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Is there a way how to customize my keyboard layout in Xubuntu in a graphical way (by clicking)?

Possible duplicate, but I really couldn't find a solution. I would like to adjust my US keyboard layout, e.g. to add possibility to type some special characters on combination of right Alt + another ...
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Can switch bluetooth profile only after 3 times restarting bluetooth

I have a August EP650 bluetooth headset and problems with swichting the audio profile. I switch between telephony (HSP/HFP) and music listening (A2DP) a lot, so this is quite annoying. Each time I ...
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Set mouse debounce time

When I right click my mouse "receives" the command 2-6 times. Example: on Terminal, when I right click (to Paste something), it will immediately open (at least) another Terminal (because the mouse is ...
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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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XFCE (Xubuntu) Alt-Tab switcher: missing app icons

I have missing icons for Slack and MailSpring (Electron based apps I believe) in Xubuntu 18.04 application switcher: The application's icon appears correctly everywhere else (i.e. in panels, app ...
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Weak WiFi signal in Xubuntu 18.04 on HP Stream 13, rtl8723be (NOT antenna selection, it does nothing)

edit: Two solutions have been mentioned but don't work for me: Change antenna selection on wifi driver. This does not work for my problem. It seems it used to work for 16.04 LTS but that fix ...
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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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Mouse & touchpad sensitivity settings have no effect - Xubuntu 16.04.3

I will start by saying that I'm completely new to Linux, so bear with me please. I saw other questions on different sites but either there was no answer, or I didn't understand it. I'm on a Asus ROG ...
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xubuntu 17.10: cannot change xfce4-terminal keyboard shortcuts

I've just installed xubuntu 17.10 and cannot change xfce4-terminal keyboard shortcuts. I tried enabling editable accelerators (according to http://docs.xfce.org/faq), running: Appearance -> Settings -...
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My NVIDIA X Server Settings not showing

So right now I only have 2 tabs in my settings. There the ones in this picture. I have reinstalled the drivers numerous times, but that does not help. I have also tried other driver versions. I have ...
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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 task switcher in Zesty lost its ability to go backwards with ALT-SHIFT-TAB?

Is it me or has the Xubuntu task switcher in Zesty lost its ability to go backwards with ALTSHIFTTAB? Can I fix this? Or is this is bug in the switcher? UPDATE 1 Somehow, pressing ALT and then SHIFT ...
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Xubuntu crashes on opening firefox and/or chrome

This is a fresh installation of Xubuntu 16.04. I installed only Chromium from the software center. Issue is that as soon as I open either chromium or firefox, the OS freezes with the mouse and ...
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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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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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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 ...