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

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Xubuntu 18.04 : DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET

Since yesterday, I cannot browse the internet using Chrome or Firefox, Torrents downloads are working fine, All my other devices are working just fine on the same network. Please see here wireless-...
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BOINC Manager show graphics doesn't work

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 and have BOINC running for World Community Grid projects. All works well, excepting for the [Show Graphics] button, which is supposed to show a graphic for the tasks currently ...
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I've added googles DNS server: 8.8.8.8 to a base read-only file in resolv.conf.d. How do I change this address?

I want to change that address to a more private and secure DNS server. I added it just to connect to the internet and be able to install my updates, now since it's a read-only file I can't directly ...
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Hyperthreading enabled in BIOS, but not working under Ubuntu 18.04

I am running a standard Ubuntu 18.04. $lsb_release -a LSB Version: core-9.20170808ubuntu1-noarch:security-9.20170808ubuntu1-noarch Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Release:...
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TexStudio on Ubuntu (Xubuntu): automatic missing packages installation

When using Texstudio, normally, on my old Windows System, if I attempt to use a new package, the system tries to download and install it by itself. On Xubuntu, this process is not automatic. Any ...
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4K on HDMI Port Ubuntu 19.04

I am trying to get the my laptop to spit out 4K resolution from the HDMI port to my TV. I am 90% sure my cable is HDMI 2.0 (it's been a while since I bought it, and just wayyy too many cables around ...
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Which JDK version is compatible with Netbeans on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to install Netbeans on my Ubuntu. It was successfully installed but was unable to create new projects or new files. I have installed JDK 12 and then I removed it because I found here a ...
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Using conky as screensaver on dual monitors

tl;dr- Added conky to xscreensaver. Doesn't show up on lock screen, but shows up on desktop. I'm trying to create my own screensaver by adding my Conky configuration to xscreensaver. I read the ...
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Can removing obsolete packages harm a Ubuntu server?

If this is true, what are the instances? Are there particular steps needed to be taken when dealing with servers while upgrading systems?
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When to not use apt-get dist-upgrade?

I want to ensure something. I'm running a database full of information and manually set configuration. Now I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04. I did "apt-get update" and "apt-get ...
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Xubuntu 19.04 freezes (Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen) [closed]

On my Thinkpad X1 Carbon 3rd gen, I am experiencing frequent irregular hard freezes (cannot switch to tty, nor does the magic sysrq works). It happens randomly, seemingly without any cause (freezes ...
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increase internet speed using two network card and two ip in the same network

I'm installing a server at my university. However the speed of connection is quite slow: Max 10 Mb per second. The server that I'm installing has two network card. I was wondering if there is a way ...
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I installed Ubuntu 18.04 in dual boot alongside windows 10. But Ubuntu only boots in recovery mode

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 in dual boot alongside windows 10. But Ubuntu only boots in recovery mode. How can I use automatically Ubuntu on recovery mode or fix Ubuntu for normal booting? I try first ...
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Lenovo B560 AMD processor screen problems

My good old B560 ran all Xubuntu versions until 18.04 when the screen flickered a lot but still ran. After 19.04 installation, every attempt to run it ended with black screen. Re-installing 18.04 ...
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Trouble installing dependencies for gpointing-device-settings. Error with gnome-settings-daemon

I've been installing all the required dependencies for gpointing-device-settings which I don't have (figuring out by running ./configure and seeing what causes errors). But I've gotten to an error ...
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Shell script error to check if file exists

#! /bin/bash echo -e "Enter the name of the file : \c" read file_name if [ -e $filename ] then echo "$file_name is found" else echo "$file_name is not found" fi i'm running the above to check the ...
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Clementine stops playing when user locks session

Last few versions of Xubuntu (Ubuntu?) my Clementine stops playing when screen saver locks PC. Is there a way to avoid this but still allow the screen saver to work and lock the screen?
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After I upgraded ubuntu the menu bar looks funny

Can anyone help please because it's pretty annoying, and I can't post pictures yet so the meny bar items are so close to each other and the child items aren't showing properly.
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Facing problem while moving a file in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and I am unable to move a folder to /var/www/html/ I am receiving the message cannot move to /var/www/html/ No such file or directory. Can anybody guide me through the ...
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How Can I Remove Dotted Outline Keyboard Focus in GTK3?

I'm using Xubuntu 19.04 and sometimes when I click around in GTK apps I can see a dotted outline around elements such as buttons. I understand this is here for people who want to use a keyboard to ...
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How can I make an alias for a long ls command?

When I type in xfce4-terminal the command: ls -pltrh --color=always --time-style="+%d-%b-%Y $newline%H:%M" | grep --color=never -v / | cut -d ' ' -f6- echo -e -n '\033[1;5;36m'"Diretório §⮕ " echo -...
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In Xubuntu 16.04 how do I use the GUI to view a device name?

I am on Xubuntu 16.04 running on my Chromebook through Crouton. My end goal here is to mount my SD Card so that I may use that as the install location on Steam games as the Hard Drive on my ...
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System unresponsive after bootup - HDD light fully on

I'm running a variant of Ubuntu called Xubuntu, and it has been going fine the last couple of days. But now, every time I boot, shortly after the process completes, the hard disk activity is fully on, ...
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Error when executing 'msfconsole' and 'bundle install'

I am getting the below error when executing the 'bundle install' command. I run 'msfconsole' and get this: $ msfconsole waiting for server to shut down....2019-...
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Playing sound in Systemd (service Linux)

I have this service, running on Xubuntu. [Unit] Description= Controller After=graphical.target [Service] ExecStart=/usr/bin/controller StandardInput=tty-force StandardOutput=journal Restart=always ...
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CPU governor changes automatically to “performance” under load

I have a Lenovo T570 with Xubuntu 18.04 LTS. My current issue is that my cpu speed stepping is kind of going nuts and does what ever it thinks its best. Sample: when I run my IDE and cpu load ...
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How can I install Telegram app in 18.04?

When I try to install Telegram, I get the following error: itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get install telegram Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Xubuntu Dual Monitor issues

So i recently picked up a cheapo monintor from goodwill that has dp, vga, and dvi connectors. Im trying to use an adapter that i got for hdmi to displayport but it will not work with monitor. But when ...
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Xrdp hanging (Windows 10 to Xubuntu)

I have Xrdp installed and up-to-date on my Xubuntu machine and have opened up ports 3389 and 3350. However, when I attempt to start a remote desktop session from my Windows 10 machine, the connection ...
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How do I switch between Xubuntu and Ubuntu, based on convenience?

I know how to install Xubuntu, i.e. by: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop I've used Xubuntu, and it's pretty lightweight and is power efficient than Ubuntu. But on ...
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Shortcut to open xfce4-terminal and run 'history' command on Xubuntu 16.04.6

I'm trying to set a keyboard shortcut to open xfce4-terminal and run history(command) and keeping terminal open, but so far no avail, I read some tutorials then I tried xfce4-terminal -e "/bin/bash -c ...
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How to enable a vibration in a PC gamepad in Xubuntu 18.10

I have a unknown gamepad for 3-4$ and I connected it to PC to test vibration but I don't know how.
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How to exactly install pyvoice changer in Ubuntu 18.10

Yesterday I tried to install this app using this instructions (https://github.com/juancarlospaco/pyvoicechanger) but I don't understand why it's not working so I'm need a full explanation of this ...
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I want to install oracle-java8 on Ubuntu: [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package oracle-java8-installer is not available, but is ...
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Bad sector repair on root-drive

The utility Gnome-Disks report for my Xubuntu system: 41 bad sectors. So I start up with a live-cd, logged in as root on the terminal and say run: fsck /dev/sda1 and the output is: /dev/sda1: ...
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Why can't I launch eclipse from a terminal or run it? [duplicate]

Warning:OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM warning: Ignoring option MaxPermSize; support was removed in 8.0
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Stuck at 640x480 resolution;

Okay so today I turn on my pc and my monitor is stuck at 640x480, I attempt to change the display settings but it wont let me change any of the options. I tried to switch to a different Nvidia driver (...
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Thunderbolt 3 dock completely locks up laptop

I have a thunderbolt 3 dock and I'm running xubuntu 18.04. I have a similar problem to this person, but my kernel is 4.18.0-18. I have installed the bolt package and I can run boltctl list and see my ...
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How to delete CPU-stats from cpufreq?

Is there a way to delete the old stats for a fresh start? I have set max CPU-speed to 950 MHz in file cpufrequtils. My issue is that this limitation is not in action when booting up, during which ...
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Why shortcuts to open apps (for example: thunar or mousepad or …) have a latency maybe 5 to 10 seconds to open it?

When I start (boot up) or logout then login again the shortcuts defined in keyboard settings to open an app have a annoying delay. It takes to 10 seconds before the app is opened. But if I hit a ...
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How to fully remove mysql from Ubuntu 18.04?

I have uninstalled mysql from XUbuntu 18.04 doing as follows: sudo apt remove --purge mysql* sudo apt autoremove sudo rm /etc/init.d/mysql sudo systemctl daemon-reload I did a backup of /etc/init.d/...
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18.04 requires 2nd boot

I recently allowed software updater to update xubuntu 18.04. Upon booting the system freezes with blank screen and requires crashing the machine. The next boot presents the grub menu and boots ...
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What's The Best Configuration For Audio, MacBookPro8,3

Hey so I'm using Xubuntu 19.04 and the default sound output has this low grumble sound underneath when things get loud, which doesn't happen on MacOS and doesn't happen if I change the configuration ...
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Removing remaining packages after having unistalled google-chrome

Hereby posting my first question to this brilliant forum! I had an old, and, due to 32-bit xubuntu system, not longer supported, installation of chrome. The remove command did not, according to ...
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Certain UI elements missing

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 and I've noticed that certain UI elements have gone missing. For some reason certain dialogues no longer have sliders, drop down menus, text boxes or buttons. It only happens ...
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booting graphical environment fails after update to xubuntu 19.04

i updated my machine from a plain Installation of xubuntu 18.10 (because i had an Installation medium laying around for that) to the latest Version (which is 19.04) using sudo apt update && ...
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Can't open *.ini files in Xubuntu 19.04

I don't know why, but I'm not being able to open *.ini text files. Every time I double click on them a working icon appears next to the pointer and then nothing happens. The last major change I did ...
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Steam client not launching in Xubuntu recently upgraded to Disco Dingo from Cosmic Cuttlefish

The title says it all This is the terminal output: camilo@camilo-S400CA:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 19.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Pins up-to-date! camilo@camilo-S400CA:~$ ...
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Ubuntu Freezing when idle

I have some Point of Sale computers I need to get linux working. I started with Lubuntu but it kept freezing when Idle. Next step was to try ubuntu desktop 18.04 but i am having the same freezing ...
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Cannot Login to Xubuntu 18.04 though password is correct

Everytime I type my password in to the login screen CORRECTLY the screen will say "started bp filter" and then go back to the login screen. Help!