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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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Run installed .bin program

I installed a .bin program but have no idea how to run it. (Xubuntu 20.04 LTS 64 bit) https://www.postsignum.cz/files/ps_tool/pstoolplus_221_linux_x64.bin Installed into home directory, can open the ...
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The “Unlock” button has no effect in the “Time and Date Settings” dialog

I am trying to change the timezone via UI. In order to do that I run time-admin from a command line as a regular user. (It is also possible to open the same dialog by right-clicking on the Clock ...
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Xubuntu Display Stuttering

I very recently installed Xubuntu OS, and after a while I've come in contact with a problem that causes my display to freeze every second or so and resume, only to stutter once again. I'm very new to ...
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Remove new kernel 5.8.* from Xubuntu 20.04

Kernel 5.8.0-41 was loaded during an update. It later updated to 5.8.0-44. When I boot my Dell XP15 9550 with upgraded Intel 9260 wifi/bluetooth module installed, neither wifi nor usb adaptor to RJ45 ...
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Can I make window title bar merge with menu app in Xubuntu?

I just migrated from Windows to Xubuntu with XFCE. After using it for a while, there was something that stuck like the title bar didn't blend with the app menu, unlike when using Windows where the ...
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Screen resolution messed up after reboot (NVIDIA, Xubuntu)

I think there might have been an automatic update prior to this but the only thing I literally did was a reboot. Afterwards the screen got stuck to 800x600. No other options at settings>display. ...
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Can't change display backlight brightness

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04 LTS on Acer Athlon silver amd laptop. I can't change display backlight brightness using keys F3 / F4 or by menu panel. This may be caused by removing of Cinnamon-desktop-...
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VLC 3.0.8 Top menu bar is missing on Xubuntu 18.04

Running Adapta theme, and a fresh 18.04 install the top menu bar seems to be missing. The "minimal view" in tools > preferences only removes the bottom bar. How do I add the top menu ...
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Command Line “Mount” Equivalent to GUI

I have a separate FAT32 partition that resides on a Xubuntu 20.04 persistent USB live drive. When I boot up, that drive is not mounted. If I double click on the unmounted drive, it mounts and I can ...
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System dramatically slowed down suddenly

Today when I booted my pc (Xubuntu 20.04) it took so much time to boot up. It took like 45 minutes to boot up. Normally it takes about 1.5 minutes. When it booted up it was very slow,too(It takes ...
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Change screen resolution for a specific window

I am using a program (GTKWave) which displays signals and I would like to see them bigger, just because it is very uncomfortable to my eyes the way it is now. Since there is no option to do this ...
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Keyboard volume slider doesn't connect to correct PulseAudio sink

I've been searching online to figure out how to tie my keyboard (Logitech Gaming Keyboard G110) volume slider to the "Built-In Analog Audio Stereo" output sink. It defaults to my monitor's ...
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How to remove the Xubuntu Login screen in Ubuntu 18.04 (and NOT 14.04)

Apart from Gnome I had / have Unity desktop in my Ubuntu 18.04. Later I installed Xubuntu over it. Change the desktop background with windows wallpaper. The same wallpaper was automatically taken by ...
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Wheel scrolling with imwheel inconsistent

Xubuntu 20.04 guest running in VirtualBox on top of Windows 10 Wheel scrolling was too slow, so I installed imwheel as recommended on Increase mouse wheel scroll speed (and similar resources) and ...
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Xubuntu freezes when trying to launch discord

I'm running the latest LTS of Xubuntu on my machine with 4 GB of RAM. Whenever I try to launch Discord, which I installed through the Snap Store, it freezes and either forces me to reboot or loops ...
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Unable to play videos (mp4) with VLC nor Parole

I'm rather new to Linux. Running Xubuntu, currently up-to-date. Opening the mp4s with Parole Media Player gives me a ("lined-out") image where you can't see anything.... kind of like a ...
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Slow boot. How to read systemd-analyze blame/critical chain/plot

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04 in a Virtualbox VM. The VM image is stored on a healthy SSD. It used to start fast after installing. I don't remember/didn't notice when the boot process slowed down so I ...
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Any Crux-like window manger for Ubuntu 20.04 and XFCE?

I've been using Xubuntu (Ubuntu with XFCE) for many years, using the 18.04 LTS release almost since it was released. My preferred GUI configuration is to set the Appearance to Crux (from the gtk2-...
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Switching windows hides other windows

Running Xubuntu 20.04. It seems that I am only able to view one open window at a time. That is, when I switch windows (whether by Alt-tab, clicking in the panel, or opening a new window with a ...
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Upgrade gone wrong

First question here. I recently upgraded from Xubuntu-18.04 to Xubuntu-20.04. When the upgrade was finished, and I rebooted, I had no video. The monitor displayed "Out of Range" message. I ...
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Xubuntu: WOL does not work when shutdown -h, but works when suspended or hibernated

I was trying to get to work Wake on lan on my computer thru ethernet. I got to the point where I have WOL enabled, netplan set so that ethtool <nic>/Wake-on is always set to g. In BIOS I have ...
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Xubuntu installation on HP Stream 14 - can't see the eMMC drive

I have just bought an HP Stream 14 to use as a netbook. I want to get rid of Windows and install Xubuntu (which I did on an HP Stream 11 without difficulty). When I load Xubuntu from a usb stick, it ...
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xfce4 weather plugin compile error

I am working for a non-profit that is provisioning donated machines running xfce4. The weather plugin has been integral (nice feature) for our customers. I am trying to compile from source using ...
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understanding chmod

image link -chmod permission for user I am trying to understand different permission for text file in linux , please refer the image i have attached. i want to ask two question. 1- when the text file ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 xfce4 Weather Plugin 0.10.1 = No Data

Weather worked fine for a few months, now = no Data. Tried: Changing location to another and changed back = no joy. Deleted /.config/xfce4/panel/weather-14.rc. The app made another .rc file but still ...
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unable to upgrade to xubuntu 20.04 from 18.04 as Repositories Not Found

Have xUbuntu 18.04 (LTS) installed in a duel boot configuration. Tried to upgrade to xUbuntu 20.04 but upgrades always fail as it tells me "No internet connection". The error seems related ...
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Headpone jack not being detected on xubuntu

I'm fairly new to all this stuff and not sure what to do. I've tried using pulse audio and alsamixer to troubleshoot why my headphone jack isn't working and I can't figure out anything. I have a ...
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I install Xubuntu (kernel 5.8) on a recently bought 500Gb HD and the boot up time is ten minutes of more (AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Quad-Core 8GB)

I have on had one graphical login. Problem is time-outs on finding disks and timeouts on everything I have tried boot options rootdelay=200 & rootwait which maybe help a bit But boot up is still ...
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XRDP exits emediately after login

I installed xrdp on vps based on this instruction XRDP exits emediately after loging in from windows 10. UBUNTU 20.04 display-manager: lightdm desktop: xubuntu-desktop xrdp-sesman.log: [20210225-20:43:...
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Status Notifier plugin does not display application icons after Xfce upgrade

I upgraded from Xubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. Now, the Status Notifier plugin stopped displaying all the applications that used to appear there (Network Manager, Skype, Telegram, etc.) If I remove it from ...
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xfce4-notifyd doesn't start automatically, and I don't know how to start it

I'm using Xubuntu 20.10 and have noticed that no notifications come through, and when I check my notifications settings, it says "The notification service is not running. No notifications will be ...
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Xubuntu 16.04.6 freezes

I have installed a fresh Xubuntu 16.04.6 on an Asus p5e motherboard, and I periodically get a freeze. Alt+F2 doesn't work either. videocard is Asus en8600 gt memory is Samsung ddr2-400 8 Gb swap is ...
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What does Thunar's “folder permissions inconsistent” warning mean and what does the “Correct” button do?

I recently discovered that Thunar's properties dialog, for some folders, shows the warning "The folder permissions are inconsistent, you may not be able to work with files in this folder.": ...
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Frozen splash screen after removing packages

I am fairly new to the scene. After downloading Ubuntu I was trying to set up a remote desktop server with xrdp and in the process I thought it would be a good opportunity to download another desktop ...
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Harware Error: CPU 3: Machine Check: 0 Bank 3: ba00000000. What is the problem?

I had built a PC with the following hardware: Motherboard: MSI Tomahawk X299 RAM: 16GB 2666Mhz HyperX CPU: Intel i9-7940X SSD M.2.: Western Digital Green 480GB I had no problem accessing the BIOS as ...
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Xubuntu 20.4 LTS no window decorations, no keyboard, no mouse

Suddenly my Xubuntu 20.04 installation went wrong: it boots, but it does not react to keyboard and the mouse pointer is not shown. The taskbar and the start button is visible. With ctr+esc I can ...
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xubuntu 20.04.2 install SPROM + errors never stop

Why is all of a sudden xubuntu 20.04 so buggy? The errors upon installation never stop. Trying to install on my computer which has run xubuntus from 16.04 then 18.04 without problems. All of a ...
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Macchanger does not work - Ubuntu 20.10

Everytime i try to change my mac address with macchanger, it displays "[ERROR] Could not change MAC: interface up or insufficient permissions: Too many open files in system" despite I have ...
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Pulse Audio module-echo-cancel doing “resync” which reloads the module

The following are error logs when using my microphone, seems to happen sporadically: Feb 17 09:12:35 <computer> dbus-daemon[892]: [system] Activating via systemd: service name='org.freedesktop....
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Off-brand 360 controller reciever won't pair with Xubuntu 20.04

I have an "ORTZ Gaming" Wireless XBox 360 USB Reciever, as in a little reciever with a single button that you're supposed to be able to pair with a 360 controller. My controller is a ...
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Only desktop wallpaper is showing on booting?

I updated my grub by removing nomodeset. When I restarted my pc it showed only wallpaper. I updated my grub again by adding nomodeset. It did not made any difference. My terminal is not working I had ...
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Installing Xubuntu on another SDD - can I install on an external hard drive then if the installation is successful move it internally?

I need to upgrade the SSD in my home-server, from a 128GB to a 512GB. I also want to re-install the system instead of cloning, so that I can start from scratch. I purchased the new SSD and an external ...
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No more sound & alsamixer not found

I checked multiple solutions and nothing seems to work for now. I recently changed the screen (Gigabyte G32QC) on my xubuntu (20.04) machine and since, i don't have sound anymore. When checking ...
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How to copy all the necessary patched and working version files of a working qemu / kvm / libvirt configuration from xubuntu 20 to ubuntu 18

I'm trying to emulate windows 10 arm64 on my jetson nano,where I have installed ubuntu 18.04. At the moment ubuntu 18.04 is the only linux distribution supported by nvidia,for this reason I can't ...
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XRDP access to ubuntu instance produces “Oh no! Something went wrong” for some users

I am creating an EC2 AMI on AWS running Ubuntu 20.04 for a training workshop. The initialization of this instance includes the following: apt -y install ubuntu-desktop DEBIAN_FRONTEND=...
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Xubuntu messed up (by me) -> best way to start fresh?

I have Xubuntu 20.04 installed on a little headless server. I connect to it via ssh and XRDP. Before landing on XRDP I have tried many many combinations of VNC, forwarding X, X2Go... now I have ...
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Nvidia FX 5500 UNCLAIMED in Xubuntu 18.04

I have a pretty old system (HP t617m with pentium 4 2.6 ghz) that Im trying to revive using Xubuntu 18.04 32-bit. In order to do so, I bought recently a Nvidia FX 5500 PCI (I have no AGP ports), which ...
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xubuntu core doesnt let me zip large files

im running xubuntu-core (xfce 4.14) on a remote VPS. I had to install the thunar-archive-plugin in order to get any zip functionality. Apparently xubuntu-core doesn't come with it by default? Anyways. ...
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Dual Boot option is not working anymore (Windows 10 & Ubuntu 20.04)

I have Windows 10 originally installed, I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 as a second operating system, Also note that when I created the boot loader for Ubuntu I selected the same drive as Ubuntu and ...
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“out of range” error while trying to install dual boot Xubuntu 20.04 Lts from USB

When I try to install dual boot Xubuntu 20.04 Lts from USB, the monitor shows "out of range", I tried many solutions none of them works. Specifications CPU Intel Core 2 Quads CPU Q9300 2....