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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How to Run Maltego in Xubuntu 18.04

I have installed Maltego on my os but cant run it from terminal root@DF:/home/andro# sudo apt-get install maltego Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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ssh agent forwarding not working after ubuntu 20.04 upgrade

SSH agent forwarding was perfectly working when I was using xubuntu 19.10, after I upgrade my system to xubuntu 20.04, its not working anymore. I never change /etc/ssh/config or /home/.ssh/config . ...
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Failed to move /home directory to a new partition?

Running Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit on a system with 2 hard drives. System is dual boot: Win-10 & Xubuntu. The PC has 2 disk drives: a small boot flash drive with a 14.7 Gb Partition for Linux and a 169 ...
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After upgrading to 20.04, both RStudio and Steam crash in the exact same way, where do I investigate?

Upon opening, both RStudio and Steam follow the exact same pattern. They will spend a second or two on my panel, giving the impression that they're opening, Steam will even try to update for a moment, ...
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ethernet connection causes computer crash

XUbuntu 18.04.4 LTS, dual boot on hp spectre x360 Sometimes, when connected to ethernet (via usbc/ethernet hub, my hardware does not have an ethernet port), a software glitch happens. It seems to me ...
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Xubuntu 20:04 (focal): IPKernelApp|Error|No such comm target registered|jupyter.widget.version

I am running Xubuntu 20.04 (after upgrading from 19.04) as a guest on a VirtualBox VM in a Windows 10 host. After an apt install of the jupyter metapackage, I keep getting two errors. To reproduce ...
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xfce terminal: run script on session restore

I'm quite happy with Xfce Terminal and how it restores my windows and tabs when I log in and how it even remembers the cwd for each tab. For Python development, I've added a bash function to activate ...
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Too much “free memory”

I have extremely high "free memory". According to this site here it is better to have "free memory" as close to 0 as possible. What I understand is that this "free memory" is basically wasted memory ...
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Disable “non-standard” AltGr-remappings in German keyboard layout [duplicate]

I am running xubuntu 19.04 (English system language), on a notebook with a physical German keyboard layout, the system being set to "German (no dead keys)". One thing that is highly annoying to me as ...
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What are the steps to install from an USB a Xubuntu system to an Asus Notebook, with only free DOS, no Windows?

What are the steps to install from an USB a Xubuntu system to an Asus Notebook, 2019, with only free DOS, no Windows?
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Bluetooth won't switch to headset for H800 in Xubuntu 20.04

My Logitech H800 connects successfully via Bluetooth dongle to Xubuntu 20.04 and sound can be played through the headphones. But I can't use the microphone because the audio profile is High Fidelity ...
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Reattach closed stdin of a process to bash

I was web-surfing when I accidentally closed the terminal where the command apt full-upgrade was running. It was at the point when it was tellin me to stop xlockmore and xscreensaver and waiting me to ...
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Can't get in to edit Fstab and Crypttab. Veracrypt container hanging up system on load attempt

I have Xubuntu on my laptop with full disk encryption. One hard drive. I installed Veracrypt on it a few days ago, but wanted it to autoload the encrypted file container I created. I searched online ...
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XFCE install on top of server 20.04 is missing main menus in apps

I first freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04 server and then xubuntu-desktop on top of it. I immediately noticed that many applications were missing main menus. The examples I remember were got-cola and ...
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How to remove Python3.8 and Install Python3.6 as default Python in Ubuntu 20.04

completely new here, I was working around from last 2 days to remove the python3.8 from ubuntu 20.04 and install python3.6 as default python. But the issue is when I tried to uninstall or purge ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Bluetooth scan finds no devices but AC7265 driver is ok?

I'm having trouble getting XUbuntu 18.04 to see any Bluetooth devices when searching for devices to pair with (e.g. headset) using an Intel AC7265 (which I think is a combined 802.11 and BT radio). ...
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How to start anydesk in ubuntu using command prompt

i am using my remote desktop by anydesk and i have reboot my remote ubuntu machine. now i want to launch anydesk using command line prompt to access remote machine with anydesk app.
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Sound disappeared when I upgraded Xubuntu to 20.04 LTS

I am using a Lenovo Ideapad 120S. Unfortunately it doesn't have the Vertical Line symbol on its keyboard for "ls ~/.config VERTICAL LINE nc termbin.com 9999" which was offerred as a fix.
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Prevent screen standby for always on xubuntu 20.04 via SSH

I have access to a terminal with SSH, to a XUBUNTU 20.04 that working like a kiosk. How can I set this machine in an "always on mode" through SSH? I need this machine been always on and the screen ...
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LG Monitor Resolution 3440x1440 broken after Xubuntu-Update 18.04. -> 20.04

I haven't been able to use my LG Monitor in the preferred ultrawide setting (3440x1440, 60) after updating to 20.04. Resolution 2560x1080 works, using a higher resolution creates a tiled/deferred ...
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Systemd+ uses 95% of the CPU in a Ubuntu 20.04 focal fossa installation

Posted the question as quoted below sometime ago, now resolved. Resolution detailed as a reply : In focal fossa, Top shows 95+% of CPU used by systemd+, which also uses about 20% of memory. There was ...
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Upgrading from Xubuntu 19.10 to 20.04

I used sudo do-release-upgrade -d to update xubuntu 19.10 to 20.04. The installation was completed. After this a terminal command lsb_release -a showed that my system was ubuntu 20.04. ...
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Monitor not being detected, but display configuration window pops up after hdmi cable is connected - Xubuntu 20.04

When I plug in the HDMI cable, I get the popup with display configuration. On the screenshot you can see the window, but in the dropdown that says "Laptop" is no other option. When I try to run ...
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Install Dvorak International

I would like to install the following Dvorak International Keyboard Layout. I have tried adding the file to /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ and editing the file xfree86.xml but it is not selectable in ...
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Upgrade Xubuntu 18.04 to 20.04

Is there any option to update Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS to Xubuntu 20.04 from terminal. I tried with sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade but I think that i did just apt update without upgrade.
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Only some Chinese characters properly displayed in my Xubuntu 18.04 system

I'm working on a CangJie5 typing tutor program in python, and I want to make the system able to display any character that can be typed using the CangJie5 input method. After making a list of the ...
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Moka icons problem

I recently installed Moka icons on my Xubuntu 20, but some icons are not visible. For example folder icons are invisible. Also, when I want to select Moka icons, I see a danger or error icon!
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19.10: Brightness keys on Xubuntu don't change brightness but switch between mute/unmute instead

I have been using Xubuntu as single boot on my laptop for about one year and everything worked great, the keys on the keyboard did what they were meant to do. Then i needed to install Windows 10 for ...
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Xubuntu 20.04, systemd-journald high CPU usage

I'm not sure if this is the same issue as here systemd-journald high CPU usage because I was using Ubuntu 18.04 for these 2 years and everything was fine. Yesterday, I've installed Xubuntu 20.04 (...
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Xubunt 19,10 Microphone works in pulse audio but not in recording applications or or online

Firstly I found that my microphone doesn't work in Skype. I then checked in the pulse audio control and found that it was working there OK. I then tried a voice recorder and found that it wasn't ...
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How do I disable Chromium icon in system tray in XFCE?

OS: Xubuntu 20.04 DE: XFCE 4.14 Package: Chromium 81.0.4044.129 How can I disable the Chromium icon in the system tray? It appears the first time I open Chromium, and remains until I shut down the ...
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How to change from Xubuntu 19.10 to Ubuntu 19.10

I installed Xubuntu 19.10 but I am not satisfied with the settings options. Also most of my searches on Google feature Ubuntu rather than Xubuntu. How can I switch to Ubuntu? I tried sudo apt install ...
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pressing enter in vim command mode produces M

I have a similar issue like that one discussed here: Pressing enter produces ^M instead of a newline The advice to type stty sane didn't fix the issue. In vim I can't write a file due to the ...
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Delay in search using whisker menu

I just upgraded to Xubuntu 20.04 and noticed the whisker menu search has a short delay before it actually starts searching, perhaps 0.3 seconds. It then has an animation where the application list ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 - Suspend waits 30 seconds

This is a follow-on question to Why does suspend in 19.04 takes 30 seconds? which no one has yet answered and I am encountering the same problem on Xubuntu 20.04 System is a new desktop install of ...
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Qt apps follow different themes when called from terminal and when run from menu

I am using cleanlooks theme in qt5ct, and qt apps are following this theme when called from terminal. However, they are following gtk2 theme when run from Menu. I have checked this for GNU Octave and ...
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Qt apps are very slow to load in Xubuntu 20.04 when export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gtk2 is enabled

I have installed qt5ct to apply gtk2 theme on Qt apps (by default they follow the Fusion theme). However, Qt apps (I have tried GNU Octave and Brightness Controller) are taking too much time to start ...
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install Xubuntu 20.04

I have a Dell Inspiron P25T with Xubuntu 19.10. I am trying to install Xubuntu 20.04 but the display looks like an 80 character wide display trying to show 82 characters. Rectangular windows are stair-...
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Old Laptop to TV connection USB Question

I have an older laptop and want to hook it to a TV that has USB, HDMI, and standard (F-connector) cable. Laptop has USB, and VGA. Can I just get a USB to USB cable and it will work, or do I need a USB ...
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Thunar takes a long time to open and close windows in Xubuntu 20.04

Thunar takes 20 seconds to open windows in Xubuntu 20.04. I had Xubuntu 18.04 installed on the same machine and Thunar opened windows with no delay. I tried changing /usr/share/gvfs/mounts/network....
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Xubuntu 20.04 Extend Screens not working

I have installed Xubuntu 20.04 in place of 18.03. Extended screens (dual monitors worked fine in 18.03) Display manager is set to autodetect screens but doesn't - only the initial screen from boot. ...
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Xubuntu automatically renames whisker menu to its default “Applications Menu” [closed]

Whenever I rename the default name of Whisker Menu from "Application Menu" to something else, it reverts back to "Application Menu" after a reboot, or logout & login. How to fix this? I am using ...
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Is there a way to execute keyboard shortcuts from the terminal?

I would like to execute a keyboard Ctrl+L shortcut from the terminal. In details, I would like to remap Alt+C to Ctrl+C on my keyboard. Alt+C remapping it is not hard triggering Ctrl+C seems to be ...
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I have a question about the [multiple] screensaver app(s) I have installed

I have just upgraded to Xubuntu 20.04, but I believe this was the same way under 18.04 as well, I am just now getting around to look at the issue. If I go to Xubuntu menu -> Settings, there are ...
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'Failed to connect to lvmetad'. cannot boot into ubuntu 18.04 VM

I am unable to boot into my virtual machine which is running Ubuntu 18.04 on VMWare workstation. The error is produced after entering my Ubuntu disk encryption password and prevents the system from ...
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my touchpad isn't working please help me!

My touchpad doesn't work. It used to work when I used Elementary OS before. I have now installed Xubuntu 20.04. But my touchpad didn't work. But my USB mouse is working. What can I do?
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Xubuntu 20.04 cannot interact with monitor

I ran Xubuntu 20.04 [live mode] on a laptop and when I switched to my monitor using Super + P [connected via HDMI], all I can do is move the mouse. I cannot click on anything, or interact with ...
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Random system halt/crash with Ubuntu 20.04 on Raspberry Pi 4

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 with Xfce4 DE (xubuntu-desktop) on a Raspberry Pi 4 4GB. System runs good but randomly it shutdowns/halts, I don't known exactly what happens because I use it as headless ...
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DPMS Suspend on Screen Lock

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04 on my laptop (Acer B115-M). I'd like to have the following behavior related to the lock screen, and screensaver: Ctrl+Alt+Del, aka xflock4 should lock the screen and turn it ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 black screen after switching to monitor. [not just Xubuntu - Linux Mint, MX Linux, etc.]

Please note that this experience is from the live mode. I am using a laptop connected to an external monitor via HDMI. Now, with the display settings, I can turn the monitor display off. But for some ...

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