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

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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!
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Xubuntu not booting after installed

Been trying to make Xubuntu work in a dell mini 1020, but after installation and updating the system and downloading the boot grub repair patch, still freezes at the Xubuntu logo initial screen.
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Unable to shrink new xubuntu LVM partition

I just installed xubuntu onto a new drive and I want to make sure that I can shrink it before I start using it. I tried to shrink it while booted into the live cd, but could do it in GParted or gnome-...
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Mouse not working in guest OS MacOSMojave on Host Ubuntu 18.4

Mouse doesn't work in the guest OS (Ubuntu 14.04.2) on Virtual Box (installed on MAC OS X) My situation is the host and guest OS swap, Will the above solution. work?
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How do I print with Xubuntu?

I am trying to print out a file from LibreOffice. Whenever I press ctrl+p, however, the print window comes up, but the only option is "Generic Printer," which really isn't all that useful. I am ...
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Unable to install any software in Ubuntu because of this error

I am pretty new in Ubuntu, I am using Ubuntu 18.04 version. I was installing Odoo software but it was interrupted because of some dependency error, Now I am unable to install any software from Ubuntu ...
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How can I setup the Microphone to work on Thinkpad X1 Carbon 6th Generation?

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 LTS everything works out of the box on the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6G except the microphone it is just picking up static. I don't know if its an issue with alsa or pulseaudio. When ...
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I can't run wttr.ini in Xubuntu 16.04.6, connection time out

When I try to run "curl wttr.in" I get this: curl: (7) Failed to connect to 192.168.49.1 port 8282: Connection timed out . Firewall is disable (ufw -> innactive), how can I fix that? I have the ...
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My Xubuntu desktop suddenly become gray

This morning when i boot my computer my desktop is just plan gray and no icons in it, I also can't do right click on desktop. But any other function is works perfectly fine. Thank you
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Xubuntu on a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo pro v3505

Hi I have installed Xubuntu on a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo pro v3505 with those specs: https://www.cnet.com/products/fujitsu-amilo-pro-v3505-15-4-core-duo-t2050-win-xp-home-1-gb-ram-80-gb-hdd-series/ ...
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With password, how to find the passphrase for a full disk encryption after a clone

I first installed Xubuntu 18.04 with full disk encryption with the default option; I remember the password, but lost the passphrase accidently. I cloned my original disk with clonezilla to a new disk; ...
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Can't install driver for RTL8188C

I am currently running a dual-boot Xubuntu and windows 7. I have one wireless usb adapter which is non-branded. Though I was successfully able to install the given driver in the CD of the driver I ...
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How do I partition my Xubuntu install to maximize my small hard drive?

I'm installing Xubuntu on a laptop with a 32GB SSD. I want to have my /root partition be the largest possible size. Letting the installer configure partitions automatically leaves a portion of the ...
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Can't Display Image using C Programming with Ubuntu 16.04

I am doing a project concerning displaying high-resolution images (.raw) but now I am stuck with the error below. I searched for it on many forums and figured out the problem is related to the ...
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Xubuntu, I lost Everything!

I have searched many topics over the internet but did not found one related to my issue, so here it is. Yesterday, I downloaded Xubuntu, it's the first time i use Linux, so I had no previous ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 keeps freezing random

EDIT: I think I sorted out the problem, my computer is having battery issues prior to Xubuntu, some kind of bad connections, sometimes the pc suddenly stop recognizing it. Without the battery, the pc ...
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Errors of ecryptfs in journalctl (xubuntu 18.04)

I encrypt my home folder by ecryptfs in xubuntu 18.04. Everything is working fine. But I see errors in the journalctl log. kernel: Could not find key with description: [my Private.sig cache] ...
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Xubuntu bugs, Samba, sharing services not installed

Trying to share between 2 xubuntu machines on the same network: sudo apt install samba from here, sudo apt install system-config-samba from here. shares-admin from here didn't work initially - "...
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LDAP issues when adding users

I am trying to add my users into my LDAP. I have created a file called users.ldif When I execute the command it throws the following error message please can you help. The user2.ldif has the ...
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VLC screen blinking after suspend/resume

I am using MSI GT62 with fully updated Xubuntu 18.04.2. Laptop has nvidia gtx 1070 and I have installed proprietary drivers for hashcat. I have a long playlist in VLC but as title says, after suspen/...
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I need help to get crontab working in Xubuntu 16.04.6

I have set a crontab job like this : @reboot xmodmap -e \"keycode 105=Delete\" @reboot xmodmap -e \"keycode 66=Home\" and saved on default directory suggested by NANO (/tmp/..../.../cron), but it'...
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Issues installing Hadoop in Ubuntu

I am getting to this point and getting this error. Not sure what to do. I followed these two step by step guidelines and got the same error for both. attempt 1: https://www.digitalvidya.com/blog/...
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gnu grub menu is not showing and no operating system is starting

I have windows and Ubuntu dual boot I deleted some files in windows folder when I turned on my computer the gnu grub menu is not showing and no operating system is loading I tried to use windows ...
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Window manager keyboard shortcut to Hide/Raise window(s) some times not working properly in Xubuntu 16.04.6

I have defined Alt+down (arrow) as shortcut to hide/raise an window (s), when I just login the shortcut works fine but after some time the Alt+Down shortcut changes its behavior : changing focus ...
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How to share folders over the network in Xubuntu 18.04?

How to share folders over the network in Xubuntu 18.04? I work on Xubuntu laptop, others have installed Windows 7 and 10 on their machines.
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Stuck with no functionality

A few weeks back I was able to use my laptop perfectly fine with no issues. A few days later I load into Xubuntu 16.04 (I haven't updated yet). My login and background are perfectly fine but that's it....
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Where is my wireless interface?

So I've got a problem. I installed Xubuntu 18.04 last week and no wireless interface is available. :( So I hammered around the place trying to find some solutions, tried a few like changing from 16....
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Ubuntu 18.04 will not boot after update

I replaced the HDD in my ASUS F555L laptop with a Samsung EVO860 SSD. I then created a bootable USB using Rufus with the Ubuntu 18.04 iso.image from Canonical website. I plugged in the USB and started ...
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No wifi on xubuntu - Update - Solved

Last Update ~ Found Solution I tried reinstalling Ubuntu, and and gave the solutions here another try. They did not work, however I did find a solution that worked. I'll leave a link here for anyone ...
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Crash Compiz on Xubuntu when activated [SOLVED]

So I installed compiz and all the packages and when I activate it with "compiz --replace ccp &" every effect works and all but my screen kind of crashes like I lose my workspaces, the close button ...
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Making XFCE GUI programs

I would like to make an application that keeps the icons on the desktop grouped within certain application defined "fences" on linux. I have a general idea of how to interact with the linux operating ...
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UEFI: Install Ubuntu first then Windows 10

What should I do in order to install Windows 10 after I already installed Ubuntu (>= 18.10)? both should work in UEFI mode GParted shows this after failed Windows installation attempt (/dev/nvme0n1p ...
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ovs-vsctl: unix:/usr/local/var/run/openvswitch/db.sock: database connection failed (Connection refused)

whenever i try to restart openvswitch by using the command " sudo /etc/init.d/openvswitch-switch restart " i get this error " [....] Restarting openvswitch-switch (via systemctl): openvswitch-...
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AWT-EventQueue-0 Exception

I get the following Exception when trying to run some apps like Meow Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError at org.medit.gui.entries.EntriesPanel$.<init&...
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Random freezes on Xubuntu 18.10

Recently (maybe a month ago), Xubuntu 18.10 started freezing (hard freeze, no access to terminal, not even REISUB). The screen goes grey and if there was sound from the speakers, then there is a ...
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Hp stream 14 won't boot

I reinstalled xubuntu on my HP stream 14 after a year and I completely messed it up. It won't boot the installed system nor can I boot a system from the USB drive. I tried to google a solution but ...
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How to block xubuntu from recognizing the webcam? [duplicate]

I have a Dell Latitude 3440 (i5 4200U from 2013) and it has an integrated webcam, lsusb lists it as: Bus 001 Device 102: ID 0c45:64af Microdia. I never used it before but if I install cheese it says ...
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cannot read property 'local' of undefined error installing Visual Studio extensions

So I installed Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 18.04 and all seems well , except when I install an extension, any, It fails with cannot read property 'local' of undefined it offers me the blue button ...
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Printing with Xubuntu

I'm running a chroot on my Chromebook using Xubuntu. I am trying to print out a .odg document from LibreOffice, and thought I could easily do it by uploading the document to Google Drive, and ...
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Xubuntu (18.04) integrated webcam not working

I have a similar problem that has not been solved with the updates. I have tried all the options mentioned here and here. My laptop has no camera key. Running lspci yields: 00:00.0 Host bridge: ...
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I can't play mp4 videos in Parole version 0.9.1 (codec missing), Xubuntu 16.04.6

I can't fix Parole media player to play mp4 videos! I search and research on internet but none of suggestions worked for me. I installed latest version via Ubuntu repositories but no avail to play ...
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Ubuntu Gnome to Xfce

I am trying to install Xubuntu on a fairly fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. I want to avoid reinstalling my whole system. While I know about xfce4, instead of xubuntu-desktop, I want to ...