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 20.04 does not start after a clean installation [SOLVED]

System: Acer Aspire 5542 laptop using legacy mode (UEFI is not available). Processor: AMD Athlon II X2 M300 Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4200 Memory: 4 GB This system is currently running Xubuntu 18.04.4 ...
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Power management issues on XUbuntu 20.04

I installed XUbuntu 20.04 on my new machine (AMD Ryzen™ 3 Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics, 3200G), but it has power management issues. For one, I can't adjust the brightness and it also ...
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Share WiFi via Ethernet on XUbuntu 18.10

Context: the workstation is correctly connected to internet using its WiFi. An embedded system is connected to the same workstation (I can access the embedded system using ssh). Question: Is there a ...
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How get full Xubuntu desktop via VNC?

I configured a Raspberry Pi 4 with Ubuntu 20.04. I want to use it as headless server, so I installed xubuntu-desktop meta-package as DM and TightVNC server. I can connect to the Pi via RealVNC Viewer ...
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Does XFCE/Xubuntu have a system monitor panel applet?

Gnome has a system monitor panel applet that can be seen even when all your windows are maximized: Is there anything similar for Xubuntu / XFCE?
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Uninstalled gtk and ubuntu freezes in login

Summary: Unintentionally removed gtk from my xubuntu and now it is stuck at xubuntu loading screen. Details: I wanted to uninstall libjson-glib-1.0 but it uninstalled gtk as well which i didnt think ...
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Why does my nvidia graphics card in combination with XFCE compositor have poor performance?

I have a fancy (for my standards) graphics card, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060. Xubuntu used to work very well. Since upgrades to, I think 19.04, and also the recent 20.04, the overall experience is ...
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NVidia drivers don't work properly: `Failed to load module “nvidia” (module doesn't support this OS, 0)`

I'm using a fresh installation of Xubuntu 20.04, on a laptop with a discrete NVidia card (GeForce 610M). I didn't touch the video driver settings at all (except enabling proprietary drivers when ...
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Xubuntu 19.10 with ZSH hangs after login in tty

I have oh-my-zsh installed on my Xubuntu 19.10. Sometimes, as (X)ubuntu usually does, it freezes together with the whole X server. Therefore I wanted to switch to tty1. Once I provided my credentials, ...
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Repair OS after uninstall GNOME

i installed GNOME on my Xubuntu OS. afterwards I decided to remove because it made the system heavier. The problem is that now when i running the computer, instead of seeing the Xubuntu icon as the ...
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Can I completely get rid of Windows on my computer and transfer its storage space to Ubuntu from Ubuntu terminal?

I have dual boot on my computer: Windows 8 and Xubuntu. I won't be using Windows anymore and would like, therefore, to get rid of Windows completely, transferring all of the storage space to Xubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 upgrade : stuck at xubuntu logo, no login screen and broken dpkg

I was trying to upgrade my Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. For some reason the upgrade process wasn't successful and everything was frozen, so I restarted my system by pressing Alt+PrintScr+REISUB. Now my ...
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Thinkpad T540p + Xubuntu 18.04 + old monitor

I am trying to connect an external monitor to my Thinkpad T540p. OS is Xubuntu 18.04, monitor is a Dell U3011, I am connecting the monitor using a HDMI -> Mini Displayport cable. Unfortunately my ...
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systemd-resolved Cache Issues

I have an aging router which exhibits some sort of stack overflow issue under load when it's used as a DNS source. So I'm instead telling my machines to use a local (Debian) dnmasq server with 1.0.0....
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Associate specific file extension with program [Xubuntu]

Mapping program QGis uses the ".qgz" extension for its projects, which is basically a zip file I think. If I set the associated program as QGis in the typical right-click menu, this works, BUT: all ...
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How do I make browsing a Windows network work on Xubuntu?

I just installed Xubuntu 19.10. I like Linux and most things work great, but I can never get Windows networking to work. When I open the File Manager it has a Browse Network page listed under NETWORK....
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Blank screen booting Xubuntu on iMac 5,1 (X1600 ATI graphics)

I have after pulling teeth and hair installed Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on 2006 iMac 5,1 (ATI X1600 graphics). I had to insert "nomodeset" in the installer to get graphics and complete installation. I have ...
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How do I install newer versions (>3.26) of GNOME Files (aka Nautilus) on xubuntu 18.04?

The default version of GNOME Files is 3.26, how can I install say, 3.34 on Xubuntu 18.04?
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Fix graphics driver Xubuntu 18.04

While configuring Lutris, I accidentally installed the wrong video card drivers. I followed the steps for Nvidia and the steps listed for "If you have Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver or Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic ...
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setpci is not setting registers at boot — MacBook Pro (7,1) Nvidia Black Screen Issue

I'm struggling to figure this out and I'm hoping someone can provide me with some advice or at least point me in the right direction. I've got a 2010 Macbook Pro (7,1) that I'm trying to get stable ...
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How to find a replace newline and commas in a file using regex function in gedit?

i have a text file : "postalAddress2": "Postal Address Line 2", "postalCity": "Postal City", "postalPostCode": "Postal Code", "postalState": "State", i need to remove the second column, ie, watever ...
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Xubuntu on boot screen - how do I get the Ubuntu logo back?

I installed xubuntu just to have a lighter flavour of Ubuntu running on my rickety laptop. So I now have both Gnome and Xubuntu. Now when the laptop boots, it shows the Xubuntu logo and it's kinda ...
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Set power_dpm_state to low with AMDGPU on Xubuntu 18.04

Goal My goal is to get the optimal power management one gets on Windows. Meaning: the GPU fans should not spin at low temperature (the hardware supports 0 RPM mode) optimize power draw (on Windows ...
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Xubuntu only shows Dummy output for audio unless I plug in a hdmi, then I can use the hdmi audio

I have a Dell G3 15. Running Xubuntu 18.04. Everything was working perfectly until the 26/27th February 2020. After this the audio stopped working and I only see a dummy output in the mixer. Im ...
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18.04 Xubuntu PCManFM - Add ''Run as root'' to menu, not right-click

I reciently installed Lubuntu 19.04 that has the option of ''Run as administrator/run as root'' in the contextual menu of ''Tools''. Now I have Xubuntu 18.04 and installed PCManFm as file manager, ...
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LVM in ubuntu - correct way to format PC?

I have my development machine machine assembled as follows: I have two hard drives (PVs): SSD 240 Gib where is the S.O. (ubuntu 16.04), there is also the boot partition and the swap HDD 1 Tb of data,...
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Display issue Ubuntu Server 19.10.1 Raspberry Pi 4 with Xubuntu Desktop

I just setup Ubuntu Server 19.10.1 64-bit server on my Raspberry Pi 4 with the Xubuntu desktop. I am having display issues with it. I have two monitors hooked up that work correctly in Raspbian. ...
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Error: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

root@tet0-Lenovo-G500s:/home/tet0/Downloads# apt install ./anydesk_5.5.4-1_amd64.deb Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, selecting '...
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not connecting to pulseaudio on xubuntu and lubuntu

Dear ubuntu community, I've tried nearly every blog entry about the "no sound" issue on Lubuntu / Xubuntu. yes, I installed both. The sound doesnt work. I'm not good with commands and hacking, so ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 can't find WiFi option in my dell laptop

I used rfkill list all this command and i get only 1: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no How can i enable my WiFi option in my dell laptop
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Xubuntu 18.04 LTS black screen+blinking cursor after AMD VGA driver install. How can I go back?

Having problems with graphs in Scilab, I tried to install an AMD proprietary driver. Then My graphs were OK and everything was nice... until I shut down my PC. After rebooting, I first had the ...
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X server suddenly fails when opening a file, why?

from time to time it happens that when I open a file (eg. a pdf from Documents directory - even a just created one after unpacking an archive) then X server restarts and get me to the login window; I ...
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Keyboard shorcuts don't work when laptop is connected to external keyboard or screen

I have a Thinkpad T440 and every time that I connect an external keyboard or screen, almost all of the shortcut keys stop work, like volume buttons, super and ctrl + alt + t. This started when I ...
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Xubutnu 18.04.4 login loop issues

My laptop was running fine until I tried to install flutter without using android studio.Eventually,flutter got installed.but login loop persists The command could not be located because '/usr/bin:/...
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configure vertical scrolling using three fingers

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS and want to set up three finger scrolling (and four finger scrolling) on my laptop. I already have two-finger scrolling enabled. While searching I saw other people ...
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Xubutnu 18.04 suddenly logout during work

(Yes I added myself to the vboxusers group) but first (after the new OS update), the ability to use USB devices with a virtual box (this is the first oddity) was lost, although before that, the OS in ...
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xfce panel and whisker menu hidden after removing monitors

I'm running xubuntu 18.04. I recently switched from a triple-monitor setup to single monitor -- and now the xfce panel and the whisker menu don't show up on the desktop. I can seexfce4-panel in the ...
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Error: file `/boot/grub/x86_64-efi/normal.mod not found

I have my Ubuntu 18.04 installed but deleted the Kali os which I used to use. While in Bios I selected the Kali one and was stuck with is error.
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Can't install nvidia-driver-440 E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

My current Nvidia Version is 435.21. And i want to upgrade it to 440. But whenever I use: sudo apt-get install -f nvidia-driver-440 I am getting the error: Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Setting the primary display

I have a laptop that the screen is broken and there isn't any way to see main display. So, I use a seccond monitor. I remember, first day I decided to use my seccond, I had to change the output (I ...
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I click on + button to create a partion while installing xubuntu but nothing happens

I have a laptop and I have windows 10 already installed. I like to have xubuntu installed (dual-boot mode). I downloaded the xubuntu ×64 iso and I have created a bootable usb. Also I have about 50G ...
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Messed up by installing GUI on WSL (xfce)

a few weeks ago I wanted to add GUI(xfce4) in my WSL. then it didn't work as I expected, so I tried to uninstall it. I guess I didn't know correct way to uninstall it so it still have updates for me. ...
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KDE plasma startup time on Xubuntu

Thanks for stopping by to read this and many thanks in advance. Im running Plasma KDE as an second DE on Xubuntu 18.04.The laptop is an old one with relatively good specs and the root partition is on ...
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Huawei E3372 XUbuntu

I have a problem with Huawei E3372 modem. Xubuntu 18.04.2 LTS did not detect it as a mobile broadband modem. E3372 is not detected. I have checked lsusb, and here I can see the system detects it ...
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java display problem in Scilab 6.0.1 and Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

I just installed Sclilab 6.0.1 from Synaptic on my Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. When I want to use the plot or plot2D functions, the graphical window that opens is totally white (and the icons above only ...
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Xubuntu 19.10: Keyboard and mouse stop working a few minutes after signin (USB issue?)

I'm running Xubuntu 19.10 on a new Dell Precision 5820. Machine worked great for a few weeks until today. Now, a few minutes after logging in, the keyboard and mouse stop responding. The system isn'...
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Failed Tor install on xubuntu

I installed Tor today, 02APR20. Install placed a icon on panel and loaded the startup manager. Neither Tor nor the manager will open and when I try, a program "Installing Tor For the First time ...
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HOW to combine two wifi networks (dynamic ip) to gain more internet speed without packet loss

Since, we are working from home, and internet speed are in kbps and it is very difficult to carry out even the simplest tasks. We are trying to connect two or more wifi isps to gain speed. Is there a ...
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Xubuntu 19.10 can't mount XFS partitions

Have a machine with Xubuntu 19.10 on it. I previously formatted a drive with EXT4 and had no problems mounting it (i put it in FSTAB) I decided I wanted XFS on it as it was previously an XFS drive ...
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How to change a lost password of user account with full disk encryption enabled?

I have lost the password with Sudo privileges of my computer. I have searched the internet and this forum and have seen that this is usually rectified by entering recovery mode by holding the left ...

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