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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u-green USB Audio in the Xubuntu 20.04

I've got an u-green USB audio card. When I've plugged it into my Xubuntu 20.04 box nothing happened, it is not available as audio output/input device. lsusb shows me following entry: Bus 001 Device ...
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Libre Office will not stop reverting to USA language (even after uninstall)… how to stop it?

I'm in UK, but each time I create a new text document the language always starts as English USA. I've gone into options language settings and changed all to English UK, but every time I create a new ...
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NesPi Safe Shutdown

I have a NesPi case that I have successfully installed Ubuntu on and am trying to get the safe shutdown script to work. Does anyone know how to modify the script to get the safe shutdown feature to ...
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XUbuntu 21.04 - Video won't render

I just upgraded my XUbuntu 20.10 to 21.04, and I have some issues, mainly, I can't play any video (I just can hear the audio track, but in a totally black window). I tried reinstalling libdvdread and ...
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anydesk not launching on xfce4

I installed anydesk latest repository using terminal the installation was smooth and didn't faced any error but it's not launching Note - I am using ubuntu xfce4 environment with tightvnc
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Long time between BIOS and Xubuntu splash on boot

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04 on an Acer Aspire One D257. (Atom N570, 2GB RAM, 128GB SSD) Upon boot, after the Acer logo, it takes around a minute for the Xubuntu logo to appear, after which the system ...
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Unespected (frequent) freeze crash with Xubuntu 20.04 LTS

two months ago I got a new Lenovo Thinkpad X11 gen 8, where I installed Xubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS. I'm experiencing frequent, apparently random, crashes: everithing frozen, crtl+alt F1, does not work, and ...
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How to enable two-fingers/right-click in touchpad?

How to enable two-fingers/right-click in touchpad by editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-synaptics-ovverides.conf ?
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Can't install libudev-dev on xUbuntu 20.04

This question is based on Can't install libudev-dev on Ubuntu 16.04 however updated for 20.04. I cant seem to find a solution for installing libudev-dev package. It outputs this error The ...
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Installed Xubuntu 18.04.5 on Netbook and the screen turns off during bootup

As the title says I recently installed Xubuntu onto my Asus Netbook. It's installed onto a 500gb SSD which I recently picked up to breath new life into the system. The installation went great and ...
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Bluetooth fails to connect on Xubuntu 20.04

I am trying to connect my Galaxy Buds to my XPS 9343 on Xubuntu 20.04. Using the notification area widget, I get Connection Failed: Host is down From the terminal I get Failed to connect: org.bluez....
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My xubuntu partition of my surface go dual boot boots into command line

I have Windows 10 and Xubuntu linux installed on my surface go. I also use rEFInd boot manager. After some time (days, weeks, etc), my Xubuntu partition stops loading its GUI. I'll just boot into ...
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My Xubuntu 20.04 LTS is stuck in a login loop, can't login through shell doesn't work

My Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is stuck in a login loop whenever I enter my password it the screen goes black, it flashes me an error, and then takes me back to the login. when I open the shell with Ctrl + Alt + ...
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Extra Grub entry: Windows 7

My Toshiba laptop came with Windows 7 pre-installed. I installed Xubuntu on dual-boot (BIOS not UEFI). When Windows 10 came out, I upgraded to it, but now Grub shows two entries for Windows (besides ...
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Can't update ubuntu - dpkg error

sudo apt-get install --reinstall dpkg Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 0 ...
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Swap space on a new disk Xubuntu 20.04

During the installation of Xubuntu 20.04 on a 256GB SSD I forgot to set up the partitions manually. Now, checking in "Disks" I found a new disk of 1GB used as swap. Why did that happen? How ...
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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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Run shell script on startup (Xubuntu 20.04)

I am trying to find a way to automate launching a shell script after Xubuntu logs in. I've checked numerous other questions and answers and have still not found a way to do it. Here is the script that ...
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Xubuntu Locking Up

Xfce (on Xubuntu) seems to have developed a problem on two different computers of mine where if it is left alone for a short period of time it freezes. To elaborate a bit, any background processes ...
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is boot option with toram not supported for Xubuntu 21.04?

For a couple of months I have used Xubuntu 20.10 wich i boot from a Live USB. I have a computer with Windows 10, and some days I use hardware that only works in Windows so I need the hard drive for ...
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sudo -A ignoring my SUDO_ASKPASS variable

sudo -A ignoring SUDO_ASKPASS variable I have been using sudo -A and SUDO_ASKPASS for years without trouble. I have a newly installed Xubuntu Focal Fossa workstation and I cannot get sudo -A to work I ...
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Best distro for 10+ years old ThinkPad [closed]

I’m looking for a distro which can help me with search web, watch videos without lag and maybe use libra with my 10+ years old ThinkPad. I don’t remember the specs of laptop but it’s an old ThinkPad. ...
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Unable to install wine32, but I can install win64

I have a problem installing wine32, I really try too many thing and I am out of ideas some give me some help please. **name@name-desktop:~/Descargas$** sudo apt-get install wine32 Leyendo lista de ...
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Can't open Xampp Control panel

I am trying to Xampp control open Panel sudo /opt/lampp/manager-linux-x64.run Running Firefox as root in a regular user's session is not supported. ($XAUTHORITY is /run/user/1000/gdm/Xauthority which ...
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How to manage to split screen in a special way

Hard for me to explain what I need but I'm going to do my best. I've got a stretch screen (1920x540 resolution) and a XUbuntu OS. I've got contents in 960x1080 I've managed to set 2 virtual monitors : ...
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Irregular and broken fonts in xubuntu

Why Fonts are irregular and broken in xubuntu whether it's in the menu bar, file manager, terminal and others
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Gnome App Theme on Xubuntu 20.04

I am using Xubuntu with a Greybird light theme. When I run any gnome app (like gthumb / epiphany-browser) it shows up with a dark title bar or window. If I run the app from the terminal with : ...
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Where do I find the system specifications on Xubuntu GUI, equivalent to the System Monitor?

I'd like to find the system specifications from the GUI (not via lshw). According to this source Xubuntu is just a slim version of Ubuntu. Xubuntu is a permutation of the Ubuntu software. It is a ...
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xubuntu - in a bash script find all folders with an emblem

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04. I have put emblems on many directories. Is there a way in a bash script to list all directories with emblems on them, or with a certain emblem? Thanks
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What is this symbol? [duplicate]

It's a chip with an H on it next to a little guy in a circle.
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emacs: error while loading shared libraries: libffi.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am trying to start emacs but I get the error message: emacs: error while loading shared libraries: libffi.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory The error is new, meaning ...
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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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Xubuntu 18.04: Letters became boxes after increasing swap size

Turns out my root was on a separate disk with only a few gigs available. I accidentally made the swap fill nearly all of it by following this: https://bogdancornianu.com/change-swap-size-in-ubuntu/ ...
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DisplayPort monitors (2) backlights turn on during suspend

When I suspend manually or by timed power management, my two displays turn off correctly, no backlight. However, at some point the backlights turn back on. If I walk by in the middle of the night, ...
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Trackpad is acting weird

I've installed Linux on a Chromebook via a custom uefi. It's xubuntu 20.04 LTS. Bassically the toutchpd works, but only if there's a large area is toutching the toutchpad. The tip of my pointer finger ...
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The attempt to mount a file system with type vfat in SCSI1 (0,0,0), partition #1 (sda) at /boot/efi failed

I'm having some issues installing (no dual-boot) Xubuntu (xubuntu-20.04.2.0-desktop-amd64) on a laptop which had Windows 10 pre-installed, but I think I did something wrong with the partitions. When ...
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'error processing archive ubuntudde-default-setting s_1.1.7-1_all.deb' when trying to install ubuntudde-dde on Xubuntu

I'm trying to install the Deepin desktop on my Xubuntu installation using the ppa:ubuntudde-dev/stable repo. Most of the process went find except for one package: ubuntudde-default-setting s_1.1.7-...
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Xubuntu - Reverse scrolling in Chrome and Natural scrolling in Firefox with the same setting

I'm on Xubuntu 20.04.2, and in the 'Mouse and Touchpad' setting, I have 'ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad' enabled and 'Reverse scroll direction' is checked. With this, I see that I'm able to perform Reverse ...
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Existing dualboot xubuntu & win10, added new drive, how best to config system?

Hi folks. My current setup is a dual boot with xubuntu 20.10 given 1TB win10 given 800GB, and another little bit for the boot partition. All working lovely. But I'm running out of space, so I bought ...
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Norwegian user interface in libreoffice

For one year I have used LibreOffice with an English user interface and no working Norwegian spell checking in ubuntu 20.04. The spell checking works when I set the language to English. To day I ...
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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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Desktop geometry (“screen”) does not resize after unplugging external monitor

After unplugging my external monitor, my desktop geometry ("screen") keeps the same dimension, as witnessed by xrandr: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 2560 x 1440, maximum 16384 x 16384 ...
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How to execute a hotkey as command on the startup? (Xubuntu)

I have an old laptop that was used to run on Windows7 and now I installed Xubuntu on it. The problem: The system on startup don't activate the touchpad, I need to press FN+F8 for it to activate. I ...
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Retain window position, primacy, panels, programs & audio when monitors turned on/off

This is my current setup. 3 is my main ultrawide monitor, connected by displayport to GPU. Always on. 1 is a secondary monitor, connected by DVI to GPU, sitting directly above 3. Currently always off, ...
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Xorg 100% CPU usage and some lag in Thunderbird and LibreOffice

Scrolling within a message in Thunderbird 78.7.1 is very slow. I've noticed that Xorg's CPU utilization is at 100% during scrolling. The Xorg version is 1:7.7+19ubuntu14. I suspect that the backend ...
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Ubuntu studio 20.04 xfce, power management not working properly. I can't set my display to go off after a set amount of time

I am running Ubuntu studio 20.04 Xfce on an Acer Aspire 5755G with 16G RAM and a NVIDIA GeForce GT540M. Everything works fine and the system is pretty stable, but for some reason power management ...
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Disarranged Pixels in XFCE

When I install an ubuntu based linux distro (specifically xfce), The operating system is not letting me choose the correct resolution of my screen. When I choose my original screen resolution in ...
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update-usbids: command not found, why?

What should I install for the update-usbids command to be found? I have: lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.10 Release: 20.10 Codename: ...
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How to list all the shortcuts that is active in XUbuntu?

I have a shortcut key that I use to switch to right workspace which is Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow and recently I cannot use this shortcut for some reasons, but after I reset the key in the Window ...
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xubuntu 20.04 GRUB installation failed

It gives me this error when I tried to install Xubuntu. I have manually partitioned the installation, I have created / boot, swap, / home, and root /, but it still gives an error, I have tried to ...