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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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 ...
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Xubuntu custom iso, no isolinux.bin file

I am trying to make a custom iso from xubuntu-21.10-desktop-amd64 but there is no isolinux.bin file after extract. find command does not help. Try for yourself. And genisoimage says Oh no there is no ...
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Dual boot of Xubuntu 21.10 and Windows 10 Home on SSD 128 GB [closed]

Windows 10 Home came with the computer on SSD 128 GB. I use Xubuntu to work every day but I use Windows 10 Home a few times a year. I'd like Windows 10 to sleep quietly in the SSD. Is it possible to ...
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How to get an aliased command to execute from a menu entry?

I re-furbish PCs for a small non-profit and we use xubuntu cloned using clonezilla. I am experiencing an issue where I set up an alias: alias pkexec='pkexec /usr/bin/env DISPLAY=$DISPLAY XAUTHORITY=$...
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Making JNLP to work on Ubuntu 20.04

I have been trying for long time to make this work but I have no working results. I understand that I have to install icedtea-netx for Ubuntu 20.04 but seems to not be sufficient. When I access my ...
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How to redirection traffic between interfaces on ubuntu 18.04

i have server that has two interfaces (enp1s0 : 192.168.1.10 and enp2s0 : 10.20.30.30), enp1s0 is public interface that we can connect to server with it and enp2s0 is private and isolate interface. on ...
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Install USB 3.0 to HDMI display Graphic Converter adapter for Xubuntu 21.10

I have this adapter on USB 3.1 Gen 1 port of my notebook HP 14ck0023TU. It works fine in Windows 11. And these are files stored in this adapter. root@office001:/home/office001# lsusb Bus 002 Device ...
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Enabling fingerprint login in Xubuntu

I have looked around and found that Ubuntu supports fingerprint reading, but I can't find any information for Xubuntu. I have tried to find the equivalent of Settings → Users → Authentication & ...
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Microphone doesn't work when adapter is plugged in anymore

A few days ago the microphone on my headset had stopped working, when I try to use it via the adapter. It was working fine, then suddenly it stopped detecting my voice when I turned it on the next day....
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How to install DisplayLink driver in Xubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri

This is the DisplayLink driver downloaded and extracted in my computer. https://imgur.com/FoO6mBc.png I'd like to install by following this instruction . But I could not install. https://imgur.com/...
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Xubuntu install stopped booting today ( video drivers related )

So today ( literally one hour ago ) I tried turning my PC on after not having used it for a few hours. Once I did that I got stuck at the (just an example no my actual message): dev/sda1: clean, ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 default file system is ext2/ext3 and not ext4?

I installed Xubuntu 20.04 on a 2T SSD drive. To my surprise, it installed the old ext2/ext3 file system instead of ext4. Why is that? $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: ...
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Completely remove the lubuntu lxqt desktop after installing XFCE and Xubuntu-desktop

So I followed this tutorial and installed Xfce4 and Xubuntu-desktop on my Lubuntu machine. https://itsfoss.com/install-xfce-desktop-xubuntu/ After this I started facing a problem with the lockscreen. ...
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Qt 5.9.5 apps stopped show window content in 18.04

I had to install Xubuntu 18.04 because of one camera kernel driver, which refuse to operate in 20.04 kernel. Then I installed qt5-default and qtcreator (version 5.9.5). Camera application was ...
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Can't open Kdenlive (and any other video editor) on xubuntu 20.04

Basically, is what the title says. When I try to open the programs, there's a high cpu and ram increase, then it crashes and closes. These are the logs of kdenlive: QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not ...
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xrdp slow on ubuntu 20.04 when screen saver is active or lid is closed

Cheers, I connect via Win10 with RDP to a Xubuntu 20.04 Laptop. I installed xrdp and xorg. My goal is to work remotely on a laptop, when the lid is closed. The Live session works fine (When I first ...
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4 Gb on a Dell Latitude e6530 Xubuntu 20.04 OK or better to have 12 or 16?

I don't code, game or do anything more resource intensive than watching videos online. Otherwise it's email, desktop publishing, Photoshop, Office, Telegram, Zoom (when I get it installed). A friend ...
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Unusable partition problem during xubuntu install. Please help

I'm struggling to successfully install xubuntu in my Windows 10 laptop computer. I made an extra partition under disk management in the windows 10 prior to starting the install and after reaching the ...
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Telegram claims I haven't installed latest version

Dell Latitude e6530 Xubuntu 20.04 (.3?) Keep getting Telegram message on login attempts that I have an outdated version. Tried installing Snap & Flappak from Telegram's link, but neither worked. ...
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Chromium snap can't access /home/user/repos/myrepo files, and I intended to use the dev console, and I find no way around it

So I've got Xubuntu. I typically use Firefox, but I'm learning front-end with JS. I can use the dev tools of FF, but I wanted to try the tools on Chrome/ium too. There's not deb available so I ...
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Unable to login - need to boot into single user and recover password?

A week ago I installed Xubuntu (20.04?) on a Dell Latitude e6530 that had Windows 10 "ready to install" (I never agreed to MS terms, so didn't activate). I was the only user and had root ...
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Failed to eject 32GB SD Card - SG driver

I am running Xubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. I cannot seem to safely eject any SD card (USB key/memory sticks are fine.) I can unmount it, but I can't achieve a safe ejection. I get the following error: Failed ...
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Xubuntu - No Network Devices Available

I am using a Normande - VSIM1001 laptop that originally came with Windows 10 Home. I have installed Ubuntu on it but cannot get the wifi to work. I have also tried installing Xubuntu 20.04.3, but ...
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Does external mouse automatically disable touchpad?

This touchpad is driving me nuts. I'd like to replace it with an external wired mouse, which I'll have to obtain (an optical USB mouse I had lying around wasn't recognized). Will it automatically ...
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I was wondering how do I go back from Ubuntu to windows? [duplicate]

So I recently installed Ubuntu and I was wondering how could I switch back from Ubuntu to windows?
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Can't seem to make Brave my default browser for local files

I'm running XUbuntu 20.04 and have Brave, Chrome, and Firefox installed. I generally only use Brave these days unless I need to check something on one of the other two. Brave is set as my preferred ...
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Got Xubuntu, Steam either Freezes and crashes everything or doesn't open

I got Xubuntu 20.04 and when i got steam from the website, the first time it launched it worked good and i logged in etc, but then after the boot it only went to Verifying installation... for a second ...
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xubuntu usb wifi driver lost with recent update

I am running VERSION="20.04.3 LTS (Focal Fossa)" The most recent software update may have disabled my USB wifi driver. I wanted to re-install the driver as the answer in this Q instructs ...
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Cannot connect to Xfce with remote desktop

I installed xrdp and xfce on Ubuntu 20.04: sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y sudo apt install xfce4 xrdp -y sudo adduser xrdp ssl-cert sudo systemctl restart xrdp sudo ufw allow 3389 ...
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Tk_Init error: Can't find a usable tk.tcl in the following directories

On my Ubuntu 20.04 I try to open "qdec" of "freesurfer" and get the following error: Tk_Init error: Can't find a usable tk.tcl in the following directories: /home/username/...
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Chromium does not start after killing chrome, some wine application also not working

Chromium does not start after killing chrome, some wine application also not working. Some clues? What caused this? kill $(pgrep chrome) but why I don't see chromium in /home/user_name/.config/mc I ...
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XUbuntu & Konsole: Right Click -> Open File Manager opens VLC instead of Thunar

I am running XUbuntu 20.04. I have installed konsole and use it instead of the default console that comes with XUbuntu. When I right click on a konsole, there is an option to "Open File Manager&...
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Not able to access files on XUbuntu box from Ubuntu box

I have a Ubuntu 20.04 box and a XUbuntu 20.04 box, both with Samba installed. I want to access the Public folder (in my /home directory) on the XUbuntu box from the Ubuntu box. On the XUbuntu box, I'...
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Returning to ubuntu from xubuntu

When I choose ubuntu option from the booting list as usual, it loads the xubuntu logo and then stucks in: /dev/nvme0n1p7: recovering journal /dev/nvme0n1p7: clean, X/Y files, Q/Z blocks. *X, Y, Z and ...
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How to see content of another screen?

I use laptop with xubuntu 20.04, and have another screen, connected through VGA. But that screen placed not on my deck, this display placed on another room, so I can't see content of screen. Is there ...
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Ubuntu boot error: attempt to read or write outside of disk `hd0`. Press any key to continue. Pressing any key doesn’t work

I get the following error when I boot my laptop error: attempt to read or write outside of disk hd0. Press any key to continue... Nothing happens when I press any key. So I am unable to apply any ...
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Certbot fails using nginx under XUbuntu

Following instructions from https://medium.com/@jasonrigden/how-to-host-a-static-website-with-nginx-8b2dd0c5b301, I instead installed python3-certbot-nginx instead of python-certbot-nginx. Is that ...
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Xubuntu: "desktop-file-utils" stopped being able to be installed

After doing some package installs, the desktop-file-utils package is now failing to be installed via apt and aptitude. This is for Xubuntu 20.04.2. When running apt, I now always get this error: dpkg: ...
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Xubuntu change/remap `home` key to backspace

I want to remap the home key to do the same as the backspace. I have looked through this page, but couldn't find any references to the home key in the file it talks about, but maybe I am looking in ...
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where is my xfburn coredump

I'm trying to use xfburn in xubuntu-20.04.3, and it fails on several of my hosts. I'd like to submit a bug, but there's a problem. It ends with a message about SIGSEGV and "core dumped" ...
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Changing the date and time formats on the unlock screen - Xubuntu

I need help with a small matter. Could someone please tell me how to change the date and time formats on the unlock screen (after exiting the xfce4 screensaver mode)? Thank you very much in advance.
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Xubuntu 20.04 freezes and gets stuck

I am facing this issue from quite some time now on Xubuntu 20.04 My Dell Laptop (Dell Latitude) seems to randomly freezes and get stuck. I cannot use any keyboard keys, Ctrl + Alt + F1 does not work ...
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Launch xfce4 or other desktop in Windows 11 WSLg Ubuntu distro

I'm using Windows 11 WSLg (installed using the Windows Subsystem for Linux Preview from the Microsoft Store) and the current WSL Ubuntu distribution from the Microsoft Store. How can I launch xfce4 or ...
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Unable to shutdown and reboot on Xubuntu 20.04

As in most cases it simply goes black with power lights still being persistent. I tired to turn acpi forced in grub, turn off pulseaudio and networking by "session and startup" menu, also ...
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No sound from 5.1 speakers?

I checked the suggested questions1 2 but they don't help. I have a 5.1 speaker system. 2 satellite speakers (front+left) + the subwoofer are working, but none of the other 3 satellite speakers I plug ...
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Switch default versions of Sympy

On my Xubuntu 21.10 I have Sympy installed: Sympy 1.9 is installed at /usr/local/lib/python3.9/dist-packages/sympy Sympy 1.7.1 is installed at /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/sympy Sympy 1.5.1 is ...
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Error when I run sudo apt-get update - have disco on bionic system

sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Ign:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco InRelease ...
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XUbuntu 20.04 USB dongle (wireless) mouse lagging

I tried multiple "solutions" but nothing worked. I can't try to use USB 2.0 because the laptop only has 2 usb3.0. tried: 20.04 USB keyboard and mouse lag laggy mouse pointer in ubuntu 20.04 ...
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Graphics problems after upgrade from 21.04 to 21.10 [Intel 1075H UHD] [duplicate]

tl;dr [solved] render problems (e.g. in keepassxc) only appear when use_composite in XFCE4 is disabled (see new bug report) black screen in Firefox still appears. Workarounds: start Firefox with --...
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Xorg process causing 5-11% CPU load sometimes

Xubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Sometimes, when the system starts, a few minutes after the desktop has appeared, the System Load plugin detects a 5% CPU load that is caused by the following process and remains ...
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