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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Xubuntu - Desktop Visible After Suspend Before Lock Screen

Xubuntu 21.10 is a pretty solid system with a lot going for it. That said, there are a few little things that can make a person scratch their head. One issue that I'm facing is that the desktop (and ...
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Lightm gets stuck immediately after login, but slim and xdm seems to work in Xubuntu 20.04

Some background first. I was trying to reduce the power consumption in xubuntu in my laptop , which led me on a trail towards finding which GPU was being used for rendering the display. ( My laptop ...
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Xubuntu - Suspend on Lock

After nearly a decade, I've decided to give XFCE a try with Xubuntu 21.10 on the ever-reliable ThinkPad X1. Just about everything has been remarkably painless to configure, but I cannot for the life ...
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no sound due to error direct firmware load failed for intel/sof-tplg/sof-byt-max98090.tplg

My laptop's built-in speakers aren't working (can't select it as sound output device) in a brand new install of Xubuntu 21.10. In pavucontrol (pulseaudio Volume Control) output devices, only "...
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Removable media icons not showing up on main window (with trash, main filesystem, etc) - xfce4

I just installed xubuntu 21.10 on a new machine. I had been running plain Ubuntu with xfce4 installed (and using xfce4 as my display manager etc) previously, 21.04, though on a different (similar) ...
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Strange Problem in VINO, XUbuntu related to vnc password

If I set the vncpassword, lets say: trump123 in Xubuntu as following: gsettings set org.gnome.Vino vnc-password $(echo -n 'trump123'|base64) then, surprisingly I can remotely access this Xubuntu using ...
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Ubuntu 20.4 LTS with MSI Killer E3100G WiFi adapter not found

I just bought a new laptop (MSI GS66 Stealth 11UG) and apparently this model has an Intel Killer E3100G WiFi card. I'm a developer so I use Ubuntu alot and decided to install Ubuntu 20.4 LTS (on my ...
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On 18,04 upgrade to 20.04: "Do you want to Start" Dialog too high, buttons not visible

Running Xubuntu Xfce 4.12 My laptop screen is 7.5 inches high inside bezel. The dialog box is too tall and doesn't show "cancel" and "ok" buttons. The window "resize" ...
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Unable to Get Drag & Drop to Work on Xubuntu 20.04 with VirtualBox 6.1.30

It's all in the title. I've tried installing from the guest additions CD by running the .run file on there. Though, most of the time, Xubuntu seems to be utterly incapable of mounting the CD in such a ...
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Unable to login again on VirtualMachine

I'm n00b running Xubuntu Core on a Virtual Machine. I connect to it by xRDP (version 4 I think) and tried VNC but got the same problem So I don't think it has to do with xRDP or VNC, but something ...
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How to fix the screen hanging at a black screen instead of booting Xubuntu?

The problem point is pretty clear. After the initial boot stuff is over and it's time to actually boot the OS, it just hangs at a black screen with a small rectangular cursor at the top-left"ish&...
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Preview images in dialog window

I'm searching for a solution to change the view of icons (images) within the Ubuntu built-in file manager in dialog windows. Image of dialog window: Example: Click on "upload images" on ...
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Xubuntu did not load

After switching on, Xubuntu crashed. There was Xubuntu logo and moving arrow for a long long time. After hitting Esc key, I got this message. And finally I had to switch off and on. This happened ...
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Remote access to xubuntu stops when its screen is locked

I access a desktop (xubuntu 20.04) remotely from another desktop (ubuntu 21.04) using VNC protocol of Remmina. I have installed vino in xubuntu to enable it for remote access. Remote access to xubuntu ...
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HP Laserjet M1132 MFP cannot be installed

I'm trying to install the drivers to a HP laserjet M1132 MFP on Xubuntu based on Ubuntu 20.04. I've downloaded hplip, but it doesn't find my printer, could you please help me? P.H. please, excuse my ...
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Is it possible to create a dual-boot setup AFTER fully installing Xubuntu?

The title pretty much says it all. I apologize if this is a dumb question, I've searched around and found nothing thus far. I still have access to the Xubuntu live flash drive.
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How to mount external drive with the same name every time?

I'm having this issue under Xubuntu 21.10 (kernel 5.11.0-41-generic) where, when clicking on a USB external drive label in Thunar's sidebar after I've plugged it in (so it shows up but is still ...
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Bottom of screen jitter w/ Quadro M1000M GPU and nVidia driver on Ubuntu 20.04

I wonder if anyone encountered a similar problem before and figured out a fix for it. Problem I got a laptop computer that has a Quadro M1000M and runs Xubuntu 20.04. The problem is that if I use the ...
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Ubuntu studio doesn't display virtual keyboard in tablet mode

Ubuntu doesn't display the virtual keyboard when my computer is in tablet mode. I installed Ubuntu Studio, Xfce Desktop Environment Version 4.14, distributed by Xubuntu. My computer is an old Fujitsu ...
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How to synchronize randomly chosen wallpaper on 2 screens under Xubuntu?

My problem is a bit specific. I have two monitors. Under Xubuntu 18.04, I want my wallpaper to change every hour and be randomly chosen in my pictures directory, but the wallpapers should be the same ...
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How to edit a keyboard layout for a language in Xubuntu?

I want to edit the keyboard layout for the language Nepali. That's for fixing a weird inconvenience. The way the layout works is that every key is assigned a non aspirated Nepali consonant and by ...
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Add second monitor to oracle virtual box for XUBUNTU

I'm trying to add second monitor to VM (from Windows 10). Here is my settings in VM. Whith these settings I start XUbuntu and see that my second display as whole black and can see mouse arrow on it. ...
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chtmax98090 - no sound on various distros, but sound on ONE

I'm seeing the exact same problem listed here on multiple flavors of Ubuntu. I have searched far and wide for how to recover the audio functionality to absolutely no avail (I could list the links, but ...
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Printed pages are displaced upwards

The system is Xubuntu 20.04.3. The Printer/Scanner is HP All In One 3790. The software is HPLIP 3.20.6 and it has been downloaded and installed manually from the HP site. The problem is that all the ...
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How do I set alacritty with working-directory option as default terminal in Xubuntu?

I'm setting up Xubuntu (so I'm using the default Desktop Environment xfce) and just changed my default terminal to alacritty by modifying the terminal utility in the "Default Applications" ...
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Xubuntu or Ubuntu wont load after installing chicago 95 theme

So after using regular Ubuntu I decided to get Xubuntu for a windows 95 theme. After getting Chicago 95 and installing it all was well until I rebooted the system. Now when my laptop boots up it's ...
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How to make "awesome-terminal-fonts" to work?

I'm trying to configure awesome terminal fonts on Xubuntu in order to have correct icons when using Oh my Git. I followed the installation instructions which are the following: How to install (Linux) ...
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HDMI monitor stopped working after windows laptop plugged in

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04.3 LTS with Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti graphics card on my desktop. Everything was fine until I plugged my windows laptop into the same monitors that my Linux system uses. My desktop ...
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Xubuntu live usb fail to boot

I want to make my laptop (with legacy bios) be able to dual boot ubuntu and windows 10, so I make a bootable usb following the official guide with rufus. However I can never go past the boot screen. I ...
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How do I setup three monitors in XFCE?

I have a laptop with an intel chip, and I'd like to set up three monitors in Xfce. One of them would be my laptop and then two monitors. I have one HDMI and one type C port
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How can I undo `setsid gnome-shell --replace`?

I entered this command misunderstanding what would happen and it changed all my desktop manager settings. I already rebooted twice (and selected Xubuntu as usual) but some settings are still changed. ...
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U.Desktop 21.04 & XUbuntu 21.10 install Ok but don't boot, message "no bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key"

I'm installing Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 7720G (some years old, this is recycling) 4GB RAM (the max), SSD 240GB MBR. As a test, Windows 10 did install and boot perfectly on it. Ubuntu Desktop recognized ...
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Unable to install pandas in PYPY3 in Xubuntu

I am using Python 3.6.9 (7.3.1+dfsg-4, Apr 22 2020, 05:15:29) [PyPy 7.3.1 with GCC 9.3.0] in my Xubuntu. I need to install pandas library. I have already successfully installed numpy. But when I try ...
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Old Laptop with Xubuntu Slow due to Web Browsers

I have an old Gateway NE71B with AMD Dual-Core Processor E1-1200 running Xubuntu 18.04. It has gotten quite slow even when entering text into a browser search bar. I was using chromium and the ...
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Err:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/wseverin/ppa/ubuntu focal Release when installing linsiid software [duplicate]

I ran the following comand in the jobstep for install the linssid software: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wseverin/ppa Those are the result: LinSSID is graphically and functionally similar to iwscanner ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Connects Then Immediately Shuts Down

Let me start by saying that I'm very new to Ubuntu so I feel like I may have messed something up on my end but I installed both LightDm and Xubuntu and XRdp. I'm using Ubuntu Server 20.04 and I am ...
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I've created a file, "sqlKill.shutdown", in ~/lib/systemd/system-shutdown, was this the correct way to stop MSSQL at shutdown?

My mssql-server service has a bad habit of not being stopped at shutdown. To remedy this, I've navigated to ~/lib/systemd/system-shutdown and created the file sqlKill.shutdown containing exactly the ...
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Realtek RTL8188EUS Wireless Network Adapter problem in Xubuntu 20,04

Need some help... Nearly 20 year Ubuntu user but never encountered this kind of hassle. Xubuntu fresh install (no dual boot). Network manager indicates ethernet and usb wireless adapter are ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 alongside xubuntu 20.04 both encrypted with LUKS

I need to install Xubuntu and Ubuntu on the same harddrive both of them need to be encrypted separately. Is it possible? While installation there is no option "Install alongside" only "...
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Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install'- Conflict in linux-image

I can't install packages with apt. I am using Ubuntu 20.04 Focal. Some packages require linux-image-5.11.0-38-generic, as seen below. :~$ sudo apt install <package> Reading package lists... ...
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Deleting cookies and temporary files [duplicate]

I have installed "Xubuntu" on my notebook and I would like to find out how to delete all cookies and temporary files through the "Xubuntu" terminal. Thanks in advance.
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How to force change the Ubuntu splash screen (18.04)

All other answers refer to update alternatives. I have read and tried most of those solutions, here and elsewhere. It did not work. I originally installed Ubuntu-Mate 18.04. Didn't like Mate, ...
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Resetting settings either UI for user or system wifi for the system

I have a user where I am no more happy with UI settings i.e. many UI elements are displayed too big, but I can't recapitulate where I set them. I have created another user where the UI settings are ...
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Xubuntu 21.10 is freezing after closing the laptop lid

I'm using Xubuntu 21.10 on an ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401QM-K2030T laptop. When I close the laptop lid the desktop freezes. Could someone help resolve this issue? Afterwords: It seems that the problem ...
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Why pulseaudio is reported as not running?

I have Ubuntu 21.10 and I get the below results related to pulseaudio. What should I do to "connect" to pulseaudio such that pacmd list-sinks to correctly report something? $sudo netstat -...
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Why ppp0 is reported as both connected and disconnected?

I have an Ubuntu 21.10 and I get the below confusing network status related to ppp0; RDS (aka StamAcasa.rdsne) is the name of my network connection providing access to Internet. Why ppp0 is reported ...
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Missing application menus in most installed applications in Xubuntu 20.04 (also with a new desktop user)

For some reason, in most applications in my Xubuntu desktop, there is no main application menu (File, View, etc.). Examples where I see the menu: Notepadqq Terminal Examples where it is absent: ...
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Xubuntu 20.04.3 with Compiz

I cannot seem to get Compiz (0.9.14.1) working correctly with XFCE (4.14) in Xubuntu (20.04.3). I have installed compiz, have it running, but it is not loading the window decorator theme. I enabled ...
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When maximized, Chrome bleeds into second monitor [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 (Xubuntu) and have two monitors. After updating Google Chrome (to Version 95.0.4638.54), it bleeds into the next monitor whenever I maximize the window.
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Oh no! Something has gone wrong. Please contact system administrator [duplicate]

Whenever I boot my computer I get the message Oh no! Something has gone wrong. A problem has occured and the system can't repair. Please contact a system administrator Here is an image - It ...
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