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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
66 views

AMD RX 580 is stuck at max memory clock frequency

According to radeontop, the memory clock of my videocard is stuck at 100% (2GHz). The videocard is Sapphire AMD Radeon RX 580. I'm running a 1920x1080 monitor at 144hz. The problem doesn't happen at ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
33 views

What is current directory name?

I want to see the current directory. Below is the current directory. How to know the directory name? Thank you kueve@ubuntu:~$ Is this root or home directory?
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
27 views

I move folder to * file type how to get file form it [closed]

I try mv Some.txt A* but there is not any folder name of A so it converts into 'A*'file ls screenshot
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Slow Xubuntu computer

I have recently converted an elderly Eee computer from Windows 7 to Xubuntu. The conversion seems to have been successful apart from the fact that the replacement system is painfully slow, taking ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
233 views

About the new Xubuntu 22.04 window system and sound server

I have two questions about the new Xubuntu 22.04. Is it using X11 or has it switched to Wayland? Is it using Pulseaudio or has it switched to Pipewire? I emphasize that I'm asking about Xubuntu ...
user avatar
  • 5,494
2 votes
0 answers
57 views

How to set xfce4-screenshooter by default to save screenshots as jpg not png?

xfce screenshooter normally saves screenshots as png files and modifying its extension for every file I want to save is an arduous work (considering the many screenshots I take on a daily basis). I ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
164 views

Xubuntu 22.04 iso size bump versus 20.04

There is a drastically size bump between iso of Xubuntu 22.04 and 20.04.2. It is 2.7GB vs 1.7GB. What is the reason for that drastically increase? EDIT: Found an info in the cache of a search engine ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
73 views

How do I access %LocalAppData% directory if I'm on Linux browsing a Windows Bootcamp partition?

I've installed Xubuntu 20.04 without installing rEFind and now I can't boot to Mac or Windows bootcamp. That's a separate issue I'm going to fix. But before I do, I want to backup some files to my ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
45 views

BAD SUSPENSION XUBUNTU 20.04 LTS

I'm using a workstation with Xubuntu 20.04. I have removed the screensaver, the suspension... everything so that when I stop using it for a while, it continues as is. I did this because sleep was not ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
14 views

How can I influence the foreground color of Labels of Xubuntu's desktop icons

I am using Xubuntu 20.04. For some special purpose, I have installed Xubuntu on an USB stick. In order to always remind myself of using this special installation, I have set the background on it to ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
32 views

How can I make Apple EarPod volume controls work on Ubuntu running on Macbook Pro 2015?

First, this is NOT a duplicate of this question!!!! I am running Xubuntu, which is running on Ubuntu 21.10, on a Macbook. I am using the earbuds that shipped with my Macbook Pro 2015 - Apple EarPods. ...
user avatar
  • 16
0 votes
0 answers
811 views

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
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Xfce equivalent for advanced keyboard settings - e.g. for "Right Alt key never chooses 3rd level" or "Caps lock behavior"

I had a situation where I needed to disable right-Alt for selecting 3rd level and to set a new key for that level, as said here. In KDE Plasma there are obvious settings under System Settings > ...
user avatar
  • 2,348
1 vote
0 answers
66 views

Thunar freezes when moving many files through terminal

I am running Xubuntu 21.10 with Thunar 4.16.8. The latter will freeze every time in the following situation: In Thunar, go to directory foo. The directory has 100k+ files. With terminal, move the ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

Daily hard freezes (Ubuntu 21.10, Xubuntu, HP Spectre x360)

So this HP Spectre is freezing every day, sometimes after only 20 minutes of uptime, this is very frustrating :( It freezes so completely it does not respond to any input, not even ctrl-alt-F1 or the ...
user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
0 answers
32 views

Image Corruption with Screenshots on Xubuntu 20.04

Whenever I try to upload an image that I saved with the Screenshot tool I get a corrupted looking image: Example of corrupted image: This seems to happen primarily when trying to upload/paste from ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

Xubuntu 20.04 - Not all RAM is being registered?

I have 16gb (2x8gb) of Kingston DDR4 2666mhz installed but only 14gb is being detected. (see screenshot below) Screenshot of memory info I have an AMD cpu (Ryzen 5 3500U with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx) - ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
68 views

OpenVPN client starts and works in terminal, but not in browsers

I run my openVPN client as sudo openvpn --config my_client.ovpn. In terminal both ping and lynx can access the internet. But all the GUI browsers fail to connect to internet. OpenVPN client connects ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
32 views

Where are the terminal preferences saved in Xubuntu 20.04

I have a cluster of machines all running the same OS: Xubuntu 20.04. I usually change the terminal settings a lot, and I'd like them to all be the same across devices and usernames. I can't find the ...
user avatar
  • 392
0 votes
1 answer
143 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Computer randomly slows down

Sometimes my computer slows down for no apparent reason. I was trying to find the culprit using htop, but it looks like this phenomenon affects the whole system, i.e. everything starts using a lot of ...
user avatar
  • 161
1 vote
0 answers
136 views

X11 / xkb: Custom Keyboard Layout -- "Error loading new keyboard description"

My machine: Xubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, XFCE 4.14, X.org 1.20.13 I am attempting to create a custom keyboard layout for the Arabic-script (kona yéziq) version of the Uyghur language. I believe I have ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
52 views

Bluetooth Headphones Require Pairing Twice to Work

I notice that when I need to connect my Bluetooth headphones to my Xubuntu 20.04 laptop, I have to pair them twice in the Bluetooth Devices GUI. Similarly, if I want to connect via the command line, I ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
100 views

I can't run Anydesk on Contabo Ubuntu VPS [closed]

I installed Anydesk on my contabo ubuntu vps, but it's not running. I followed this direction, http://deb.anydesk.com/howto.html After it's installed, it's listed on the program lists, but when I ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
68 views

Removing mssql-server from Ubuntu 20.04 in WSL1

I installed mssql-server on Ubuntu 20.04 running as WSL1. However that turns out to be a bad move as it can't get it installed properly. To makes things worse, I can't remove it either. So my apt ...
user avatar
  • 113
-1 votes
1 answer
41 views

Deleted /etc/modules - what can i do if it was deleted by mistake?

I accidentally (and stupidly) overwritten my /etc/modules file. I have no idea what was in it. Is there a possibility to know what was in the file? like a backup file? My system seems to works ...
user avatar
  • 148
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

What is the fan and temperature manager service in Ubuntu 20.04?

o, I have Dell Latitude 5421 (i7 64gb RAM) and I have installed Xubunutu 20.04 I also installed some software I needed and drivers (NVIDIA Driver) and more (LibreOffice and other) and upgraded the ...
user avatar
  • 148
0 votes
1 answer
99 views

Ubuntu : Permision Denied + Sudoers is world writable [duplicate]

I am trying use a command to install / update. Here are the commands I would like to run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt install gnome-session gdm3 sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
18 views

Awesome light-blue window theme. What is it?

I was poking around an Audacity tutorial today and saw a screenshot of the PulseAudio controller with this window theme: What theme is it, and can I apply it to Xubuntu 20.04?
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
560 views

Upgrade "Package has been kept back" how to fix? (Specific case)

I have a package being kept back whilst trying to upgrade: $ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Can Geany's titlebar be hidden in Xubuntu 20.04?

I find that the tabs showing what documents I have open already tell me all that Geany's titlebar intends to. Is it possible to hide it in Xubuntu 20.04? Ideally, I'd like to do this within Geany ...
user avatar
  • 83
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Where are all ppa repositories, apps, and xfce settings saved

I need to reinstall xubuntu 20.04 and I had already configured my desktop, panels and all my settings and things like that and installed a lot of apps from snap flatpak and apt/apt-get where would ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
75 views

Select i3 window manager in Xubuntu 21.10 but the OS is identified as Ubuntu 21.10 instead of Xubuntu 21.10

I am learning i3. I have installed i3 in Xubuntu 21.10 and selected i3 as window manager in login screen. I ran neofetch and it mentioned that OS is Ubuntu 21.10 instead of Xubuntu 21.10. Is this ...
user avatar
  • 75
0 votes
0 answers
12 views

The screen turns off and on

I hope you are well My question is that I just installed the Ubuntu operating system (version 20.04) and after installing I saw that in some places the screen turns on and off very quickly For example,...
user avatar
  • 1
32 votes
12 answers
10k views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
38 views

In this picture what does raspi3 mean and does -ext4 mean it supports raspberry pi 4

enter image description here In this picture what does raspi3 mean and does -ext4 mean it supports raspberry pi 4
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
620 views

How to install tkinter for python 3.9 on xubuntu 20.04?

I have just installed python 3.9, but it doesn't come with tkinter apparently. When I try sudo apt install python3.9-tk I get the message Note, selecting 'python3-tk' instead of 'python3.9-tk' ...
user avatar
  • 207
0 votes
0 answers
40 views

Rename the Built-In Directory Shortcuts in Thunar

Is there a way to rename the built-in shortcuts in Thunar? In particular, I'm interested in renaming these: Unfortunately, the rename option doesn't appear on right-click like it does for any ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
31 views

In Thunar, how are bookmarked folders hashed to create the accelerator shortcut in accels.scm?

Thunar's accels.scm file contains hashed values for each of my bookmarked folders. For instance, let's say I have the following folder bookmarked: /home/<username>/Personal/ If I open up the ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

How do I press <Primary><Shift><Alt>Right, what does it do, and where in the GUI is this keyboard shortcut recorded?

On my Xubuntu 20.04 machine, ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml lists <property name="<Primary><Shift><Alt>Right" type="string&...
user avatar
  • 83
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

Input mouse not received by Xfce

I am using xubuntu, and my mouse isn't working. I do receive input on /dev/input/mouse2 when I move the mouse, but it doesn't move the cursor nor handle mouse clicks. I do not know how to make my DE ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
38 views

Right-clicking on the title bar of a window shows extra options, but how can you see these options for windows that don't have title bars?

Right-clicking on the title bar of a window shows handy options like "Resize" and "Always on Top". However, not all windows have title bars. How can I make this menu show for such ...
user avatar
  • 83
0 votes
3 answers
211 views

Unable to work with Brother HL-L2370DW printer after the Xubuntu upgrade

My printer Brother HL-L2370DW is connected to my desktop directly via the USB port. I used the Brother hll2370dwpdrv driver in the past, and it worked fine with Xubuntu 18.04. After the Xubuntu ...
user avatar
  • 491
1 vote
2 answers
210 views

Where is Ubuntu 20.04 default network configuration?

I recently installed Xubuntu 20.04. I figure that it's using the same network configuration as Ubuntu of the same version, so I'm asking here. Network works fine. However, I'd like to find where the ...
user avatar
  • 19
0 votes
0 answers
50 views

Wine problem: when I try to open .exe file or even winecfg only appears the program or wine icon

I have installed wine-7.0 on my Xubuntu 20.04 through tar.xz (cause apt-get installation was not working), but when I try to open any .exe file nothing happened and only the program's icon's appear on ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
25 views

Tile window to the top does not work

Tile window to the top does not work on either Super+8 or Super+Up(Keypad). The others still work well. What should be done next ? OS: Xubuntu 21.10 x86_64 Host: HP Laptop 14-ck0xxx Kernel: 5.13.0-30-...
user avatar
  • 75
0 votes
0 answers
104 views

A problem with Intel HD Graphics 4000 on Xubuntu 20.04. Any ideas how to fix?

I have installed Xubuntu 20.04 on a 2013 Dell 7010 tower and I am struggling with the set up of the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. Post installation the system would not start properly. The ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
26 views

Terminal error information right before sleep

I run Xubuntu 20.04 and I'd like to know how to gather that terminal data that appears before the splash when turning on the computer, and especially the terminal data that shows up for like 125 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
21 views

Sleep mode prevents Shutdown -h. Is there a workaround?

I like using shutdown -h. It lets me leave my computer knowing that it'll turn off. However, if I leave it for so long that sleep mode kicks in, the scheduled shutdown gets ignored. Is there any way ...
user avatar
  • 83
2 votes
1 answer
292 views

lscpu command shows more CPUs than the model indicates [duplicate]

According to its listing page, my laptop was supposed to have an Intel Core i7-4800MQ, but lscpu indicates it has an i7-4610M CPU instead. Obviously, I was given the wrong product, but I am confused ...
user avatar