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

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How do I restore GUI buttons and sliders?

I just upgraded from xubuntu 16.04 to 18.04.1. Now I can't see some buttons and sliders. Menu configuration option buttons are not visible. Slider for volume control for pulseaudio is not visible. On ...
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Allocate unallocated space to ext4 [duplicate]

How to allocate 48gb space you see in this picture to ext4 linux partition? so total i would have 148gb in total please help
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What files do I backup for frequent crashes?

I currently run Xubuntu 19.04 on an old HP laptop. Due to overheating, the laptop crashes frequently and due to this, files occasionally get corrupted. Files that have been corrupted: .zsh_history:...
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Login Loop in Ubunt 18.04

enter image description hereWhen I log in, the screen goes blank but returns to the login window. I have tried accessing the console but I get a couple of errors on it being a readonly file system. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 never swap-in

I am using a Xubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, installed from a dist-upgrade of a Xubuntu 14. The Laptop has 10 GB RAM and 4 GB Swap. Recently I upgraded the kernel to version: 4.15.0-51 The problem is ...
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Xubuntu - Help optimize display ro visually impaired

Xubuntu 18.04 I am setting up Xubuntu on the machine for a non-technical older person with visual impairment. So far I have managed to increase only Font and Icon sizes, but is there an easy way, or ...
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Automatically access external drive at startup

OS: Xubuntu (XFCE), Ubuntu 18.04 I have an external sd card on my machine and a hotkey to automatically open folder on that drive. It works just fine except. The problem is when I first start my ...
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cp: cannot stat 'nonautilusplease/nautilus-browser.desktop'

After installing Xubuntu and restoring /home from previous Ubuntu install, I had some issues with opening files. So I installed nautilus. Then nautilus took control and became my default file manager, ...
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Sound not working on Xubuntu but ok with Gnome Ubuntu 18.04

On my MacBook pro 2010 I have Ubuntu 18.04 and the sound is working. By the way, I have to start in terminal mode because the related issue of the graphic card for these 2010 MacBooks. Then on the ...
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Blank screen when connecting via Remote Desktop to Xubuntu 18.04 (hosted with Hyper-V)

I installed Xubuntu 18.04 on Hyper-V. When I want to ghost machine with Remote Desktop, it shows a blank screen. I configured XRDP with several guides like: https://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=11868 https:/...
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Cannot run on dedicated graphics card; annot force on with vga switcheroo & errors using DRI_PRIME

I'm running Xubuntu 18.04 on my Dell Inpiron 15 7548. Machine has integrated HD 5500 graphics, and a dedicated AMD R7 card. I've tried getting access to my dedicated card several times, but always ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 Reinstall Deleted Files in /home

I recently reinstalled Xubuntu 18.04. My partition scheme consists of a partition for /, /home and swap. I checked format for / but not /home. However, after the installation, most of the contents of /...
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How do I find the CSS selectors for specific elements in a XFCE theme?

What i'm trying to do, is take an existing XFCE and just switch the accent colour by changing its hue. I've search-replaced all occurrences of the colours (darker and light shades of the accent ...
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Ethernet card works only after soft reboot (82579V on Xubuntu 18.04)

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 and I have a problem with my network card. When I boot my PC, I can't use my network card: it doesn't appear in ifconfig. But when I soft reboot, everything goes ok. In ...
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Firefox has no color in icons

I am on XUBUNTU Bionic following an update of my system which did not terminate well , I have several minor problems: I just had to re_install firefox and after this install all icons of the ...
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Customized environment for new users in XFCE

I come back to the community because I have a sad problem. I just migrated from Xubuntu 14.04 to Xubuntu 16.04. The environment was personalized. That is to say, every time a student (I am in a high ...
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Making sh script executable [duplicate]

In Xubuntu I have marked the .sh file as executable, but it still opens in mousepad, and there is no "execute" button on right click, just "open with", I can execute the script only by dragging it in ...
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how to change xubuntu 18.04 to lubuntu [duplicate]

How can I change my os from Xubuntu to Lubuntu. Should I download the iso file of lubuntu so i can install it? Because i find xubuntu laggy when streaming videos on celeron 900mhz
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Boot Xubuntu from USB not working

I downloaded xubuntu to my flash drive but when i connect it to my eee pc 900 it didn't work even though it is the 1st device in the boot. can you help me
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Eclipse looks terrible with Linux Dark Theme

Ok so i am using XUbuntu and I like it because it's simple, looks great and works nicely on my 2gb ram laptop. I also installed recently Arc Dark theme, and every other program, text editors or IDEs ...
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Xubuntu 19.04 not available as download for 32 bit PC's but upgrade option is visible from 18.10

I'm using Xubuntu 18.10 on a 32 bit laptop. As per website of Xubuntu there is no download available for 32 bit PC. Then Xubuntu automatically is suggesting for an update to new version 19.04. ...
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How to increase fonts size in Viber on Xubuntu?

Xubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (XFCE 4.12), Viber 7.0.0. I increased size of all XFCE-fonts in XFCE settings editor, but in Viber it didn't give any results. So, I need to increase fonts size in Viber, but only ...
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Extrernal HDD not suddenly recognised

I have a Seagate 5tb external hard drive I use for storing various media. Today, I plugged it into Xubuntu 19.4. The drive made a few 'grating' sounds, the light indicating it is working came on, ...
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indicator system monitor showing icon instead of text

My indicator system monitor showing a blank icon instead of a text on my panel: When I hover the icon it shown system info like CPU usage, memory usage, swap,etc. Is there some config I should tweak ...
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latex freezes Firefox

I want to use LaTex in Xubuntu 18.04.1. But it is not possible, because after the very first installation command $ sudo apt-get install texlive-latex-extra Firefox does not run properly anymore. It ...
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winkey assigned as Multi key instead of Super

I am running Xubuntu 18.04 and I have the following problem: When I try to create a shortcut using Win, instead of Super I get Multi Key indication and I cannot create key combination (i.e. Super-T). ...
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Graphic card Nvidia not recognised at all in Xubuntu 18.04

To my surprise it seems a different issue than treated on this forum, I had a look at several post including Ubuntu and ASUS G750JM, GTX860M / Nvidia problems (by adding the repo, no new available ...
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PDP controller is unusable under Xubuntu 18.04

I just installed a 18.04 Xubuntu on my computer. I also have a Windows10 in dual boot on it. I am trying to use my PDP controller (an unofficial controller xbox360-like) under Xubuntu. I works well ...
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E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/mystic-mirage/pycharm/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

Err:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mystic-mirage/pycharm/ubuntu bionic Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80]
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No WiFi networks listed on 19.04 with Intel Wifi Link 5350

I updated my trusty ThinkPad X200 to Xubuntu 19.04 and now I cannot connect to my WiFi Network. WiFi works fine in 18.04.2 but in 19.04 I don't see any WiFi networks when I click the WifI icon. I ran "...
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diagnosing firefox high intermittent cpu load

On my laptop (ThinkPad X1C5 / i7-7500U / 16GB RAM), I am running latest firefox (currently 67.0+build2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) with 6-8 windows and around 70-100 tabs at any given time. I have uBlock Origin ...
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BIOS contains WGDS but no WRDS

first a little context. I updated from 18.04 and run Xubuntu specifically. i updated to 19.04 and my wifi works and everything but for some strange reason for a few weeks now, no matter what i do, i ...
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Xubuntu WiFi Button missing from Panel 0 / Panel settings

So I have a PC running only Xubuntu 18.04 LTS, and I just install real VNC's VNC viewer - to access my Raspberry PI remotely. The second time I restarted, the WiFi button disappeared from panel 0 (...
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Stripes on desktop wallpaper in Xubuntu 19.04

Sometimes after quiting from suspend I can see this picture: It's only on main screen. Any ideas how to fix it w/o reboot? Any links to bugtracker? Thanks. My video is GeForce GT 630 and proprietary ...
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Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause

I uninstalled Ubuntu by deleting the drive allotted for it from Windows Disk Management, but I guess I didn't delete grub. I ve tried several videos, but none of them worked for me. Windows Boot ...
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Sudden loss of vm tool functionality

I use a xubuntu 1804.1 on my win10 host machine uning the vm player 7. Yesterday I configured the guest machine also using apt install-vm-tools-desktop for the tool functionalities. I also tried them ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 very slow boot on an NVMe SSD

My Xubuntu 18.04 system experiences a very slow boot - looks like the kernel hangs for approximately 90 seconds during the boot (before handing off control to systemd). For comparison, Windows 10 as a ...
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vmtools fail to install shareable folders as no gcc binaries are found

I tried to set up a x64 18.04.2 xubuntu on a windows 10 pro host machine using the VM Player 7. Installing xubuntu works fine. The Vmtools however are not able to set up the shareable folders between ...
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How to restrict maximum volume in Pulseaudio?

Is there a way to limit maximum volume to e.g. 98% ? Playing at 100% might break my external analog amplifier or my ears when using headphones.
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How i connect my home ubuntu server with any domain and access outside network

I have an old computer and i have converted into ubuntu server i have installed openssh apache2 and php .I can access it on the network but now i am find a way to connect my server with my domain and ...
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How i can access my home server outside network or on domain

I have setup ubuntu on my old computer and create a home ubuntu server. I have access the server on my network.I have use putty and with server (old computer) ip i have access it.But now i want to ...
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Wireless card driver is driving me crazy!

It's been a while since I got my laptop, after searching lots of solutions for the drivers of my Wireless card, none of them seem to be permanent and working properly. Sometimes it just makes my ...
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CMake: Not Found Tcmalloc: Tcmalloc_LIBRARY-NOTFOUND

I am trying to execute CMake in a C++ project which uses Tcmalloc. The vm is new and I tried to install first sudo apt-get install libgoogle-perftools-dev Which upon other things it installed ...
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I am trying install apache2 on my server (old computer) but getting error

I am trying to install apache2 on my server but getting failed to start the apache http server. ● apache2.service - The Apache HTTP Server Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/apache2.service; ...
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xubuntu desktop 16.04 display problem

I have no problem in login to the system, but the windows of all applications are tiled up to half the screen. I am unable to type in terminal also. The rest of the screen is not accessible. Also the ...
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Unable to run Makefile targets in Windows Subsystem for Linux (Ubuntu 18.04)

I feel I've tried everything but I feel I'm missing something really simple.. I'm trying to run a makefile from a project (which works fine on a Mac) on a Windows machine with WSL running but get a ...
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gnome-terminal --tab opens a window in Xubuntu 16.04

On my laptop (Xubuntu 18.04) in the gnome-terminal the commands gnome-terminal gnome-terminal --tab both open a new tab. On my desktop (Xubuntu 16.04) they both open a new window. Changing the ...
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New Ubuntu Studio Installation problem

I just bought a new lap top. Wanting to install ubuntu Studio. Did what I always do, create a flash drive usb iso. It's goes to grub, I say install ubuntu Studio. It goes to the graphic screen then ...
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Cannot boot windows alongside ubuntu [duplicate]

Basically what I have is a very tricky situation. I have ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 as a dual boot. My win 8.1 have recently got into some problems and I cannot access safe mode neither windows ...
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How to make Epiphany (Gnome-Web) ask where to save a file

Epiphany saves files without asking. Is there a way to change its settings to make it ask where to save a specific file before actually saving it?