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 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....
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Pywal doesn't change the wallpaper on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (XFCE 4.14)

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (XFCE 4.14) and want to change the terminal scheme and wallpaper using this pywal command: wal --backend colorz -i (image path) but pywal only changes the terminal's color ...
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Xubuntu on VirtualBox VM does not see CTRL-Fn key combinations

VirtualBox 6.1.18 Host: Windows 10 Guest: Xubuntu 20.04 Guest extensions installed and active None of the CTRL+Fn key combinations seem to work in any program I tried (Visual Studio Code, LibreOffice, ...
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NVIDIA RTX 3070 Laptop not working on Xubuntu 20.04

I purged everything and then reinstalled driver 460 from scratch. After that operation it gave me an error at grub. But fixed it with the tool to fix grub on live ubuntu. Now launching nvidia-smi ...
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HELP : failed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop install not loading ks.cfg file

I search for an Ubuntu 20.04 LTS DESKTOP automatic installation ? i boot on a USB KEY with ubuntu 20.04 lts desktop iso on this , i wan't install on a ssd pc with a automatic script (not the live ...
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do i need to create separate partitions such as boot,home,swap for xubuntu 20.04?

i am average user and want delete windows to install xubuntu as main OS. after ubuntu 18.04 swap partition replaced with swap file,so do i need to create swap partition?? also boot or home partitions?...
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Remove audio players from Xubuntu's sound menu

With several media players installed the XFCE Sound Menu can quickly become over populated – so how do you go about removing these entries? That's the question I've asked myself and have been trying ...
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Slick-greeter wont stay persistent in Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04 and I've installed slick-greeter, I've also run sudo apt-get autoremove lightdm-gtk-greeter and yet when my computer wakes up from a sleep it still goes back to the lightdm-...
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GParted can't make physical xfs partition smaller, but can make larger

I have read all topics about partition resizing, GParted FAQ. In my case I can't resize my (sda1) physical xfs partition (make it smaller), but can make it larger. I tried it from my real linux ...
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How does one properly quit Rythmbox

I use Rythmbox 3.4.4 on Xubuntu 20.10 The only way to quit the application that I can see is the upper right [X]. Which does quit, however the music goes on playing until I manuall kill the pulseaudio ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 turns off the screen right away

After a few minutes I leave my PC on without using it my PC monitor goes black and the screen freezes. Having XFCE as DE I changed the Power Manager settings but nothing changed. I hope to be able to ...
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Install plank in Xubuntu 20.04

I use this command to install Plank: sudo apt install plank But I get this error over and over: **The following packages have unmet dependencies: plank : Depends: libplank1 (= 0.11.89+git20200705....
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watching videos with VLC the bottom of the screen always flicker on Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS on my Laptop ASUS ZenBook UX433FN with NVIDIA MX150, when watching videos with VLC the bottom of the screen always flicker, how to fix this issue?
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Xubuntu 20.04 random freezes, xfsettings?

I had installed Xubuntu 20.04 in September 2020. My harddrive failed in December. I replaced it with 256GB SSD and made new install of Xubuntu 20.04. After that I copied old settings files from my old ...
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18.04 LTS update failure, crashed my system. Can't acces SSD files

Tried to update 18.04 system via "Software Update Tool" but it crashed halfway with message "Your Software Update Tool have been corrupted please reinstall for further use" or smth ...
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Huge delay before file manager opens xubuntu

So when i open the file manager (Nautilus) There is a 12-20 second delay before it opens, i also tried thunar and nemo and the lag is the same, i am on xubuntu 20.04. Everything else works fine. specs:...
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Enable lock screen on Ubuntu Studio / Xubuntu 20.04

How to enable screen locking on my Ubuntu Studio 20.04? The answer to Automatic screen lock not working Ubuntu 20.04 says that screen locking is disabled because it can be bypassed. I can confirm the ...
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Chromium sounds stop Spotify on Xubuntu

So as stated in the Title I am running Xubuntu but I think this might still fit. I had a problem which caused basically any sudden Sound to mute Spotify in my Audio Settings (Think Discord blings, ...
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No sound in built in speakers just “dummy output” as output device

I've tried $ echo "options snd-hda-intel model=generic" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf $ echo "options snd-hda-intel dmic_detect=0" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-...
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How can I install GRUB2 without installing ubuntu?

I have this situation: HDD 1: Windows 10 installation (personal use) HDD 2: Windows 10 installation (work use) HDD 2 Partition 5: Ubuntu Installation (don't care, but needed for grub) I cannot boot my ...
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Is a 9 seconds delay before the splash screen normal on Xubuntu?

I seem to get a 9 seconds delay while starting Xubuntu, https://youtu.be/P3I5fh9LxRE. When disabling the quiet splash options in the grub configuration, I could see that Grub starts after this delay. ...
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Xubuntu stuck in boot

After removing Ubuntu and successfully installing Xubuntu, when I turn on the Xubuntu logo and the loading symbol, the message "dev/sda8" and something about block and files appears ...
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Xubuntu on MSI GS66 Stealth: no ethernet found

I have bought a MSI GS66 Stealth with Killer Gb LAN. I tried everything but I'm not able to see it on xubuntu 20.04. Ideas? Thanks # lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 9b44 (rev 02) ...
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Download older minimal version of LTS Xubuntu (18.04.0)

I need to install Xubuntu 18.04 on some laptops. The current version, 18.04.5, does not work for me, because it contains the 1.20.x version of Xorg, which has a known incompatibility with some ...
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Invisible login screen in ubuntu

I'm using xubuntu 20.04 and there is the problem with login screen. After my notebook awakes from hibernation the login screen does not appear. I see applications running like no login screen is over ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 boots to black screen on Asus laptop

My laptop doesn't boot anymore in the normal boot mode. After GRUB, it reaches a black screen and responds to nothing (not even Ctrl+Alt+F1 for terminal access). It works fine in recovery mode. ...
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Linux support for wifi drivers Ubit WIE7265 and xUbuntu 20.04.1

This is my first time posting so apologies if the format isn't quite right, but I am looking for some help in installing drivers for a Ubit PCI network card I recently installed in my computer. (The ...
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Flatpak nofilesystem sandboxing does not work on Xubuntu 20.04

I am on Xubuntu 20.04 and installed avidemux using flatpak. I tried to deny avidemux access to my home folder using flatpak override, and the following is the output of flatpak info --show-...
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How to Fix Gnome Terminal Bell in Xubuntu 20.04

This is to get the terminal bell signal ^G/BEL to play an alert sound through the sound system via PulseAudio. It does not deal with the old PC Speaker device. Firstly, use Gnome Terminal not Xfce ...
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How to install ns2 simulation on Ubuntu 18.04.5 [duplicate]

I am trying to install ns2 simulations on ubuntu 18.04.5, But got an error. I was followed this step https://www.absingh.com/ns2/ E: Unable to locate package ns2
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Xubuntu http links open in separate (broken) instance of Firefox

I've got a new installation of Xubuntu (20.04 LTS). I'm using Firefox web browser, but it acts strange - when I open a http(s) link from some applications, it opens normally, but for others, the link ...
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Installing Xubuntu on old HP with Windows XP [duplicate]

I am interested in installing Xubuntu on an old HP running Windows XP (2003 Home Edition). The BIOS does not allow the alternative of booting from USB, nor do I have a CD/DVD-writer. I read in another ...
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Authentication required pop up message

Recently I forgot the password of my administrator account in Ubuntu 20.04, and I reset the password by using root shell and entered into my account after a couple of minutes one pop up message ...
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cannot open desktop sharing in ubuntu 18.04 (nvidia jetson)

Ubuntu 18.04, Nvidia jetson nano board. Want to remote control it with PC (win7,win10), cannot connect, try to open desktop sharing, click desktop sharing app:crash. 1-Try click button in setting/...
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Pinguy Builder not working correctly on Ubuntu 20.04

I install PinguyBuilder 5.2-1 menu based, and the app works fine. I finish exporting my iso, and I get a corrupted ISO file, and a size of 34 Kilobytes. It does this every time. Specifically, I’m ...
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Xubuntu20.04 - Xfce4 Panel disappeared, can't add Wifi Icon to new one

When I've restarted my Xubuntu20.04 then my panel disappeared and I had a new empty one. Ok, so I wanted to configure the new one and when was adding the items to it I couldn't find the one that shows ...
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I am facing screen flickering in Ubuntu 20.04.1

My PC screen starts flickering when I boot.It gets solved of restrating several times .I did some researches some suggested me to change refresh rate .which I did.nothing yet has helped me.
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I need help to install nitroshare on Ubuntu 20.04

I am beginner in Ubuntu 20.04 and I need to share my files from my Windows to Ubuntu via Nitroshare. With that I browses it and followed the instructions to download through terminal, while running ...
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Audio on Xubuntu on Zed AirPro laptop is working only via headset but not the speakers

I have a challenge getting linux to work on this notebook, Kali linux & Fedora had no sound at all, Xubuntu atleast works on headset, asking for help to get internal speakers working. These are my ...
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Three external monitors, but only two recognized at once. xubuntu 20.04

I am ambitiously trying to use three external monitors with my Thinkpad carbon x1 gen 8 laptop. Running xubuntu 20.04. The laptop has two USB-c's and one HDMI port. Connecting monitors as in: one ...
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Error: Virtualbox unable to insert the virtual optocal disk C:\ Program Files \ Oracle \ Virtualbox \ VBoxguestadditions.iso into the machine Xubuntu

I am a beginner and just installed VM VirtualBox 6.1.16140961-Win and xubuntu-18.04.5-desktop-amd64. As I was not able to copy / paste from my pc (Windows 10) with Ctrl+Alt+C / Ctrl+Alt+V (and even ...
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Delay reconnecting with Internet

I've done two installs (on the same computer) of Xubuntu 20.04. In both cases, upon waking from Suspend, there is a 30 second or so delay regaining Internet access. This never happened in previous ...
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How to fix flatpack addon overriding ubuntu universe sources?

After a recent update of Xubuntu 'Software' (gnome-software) was replaced with 'Snap store'. So I uninstalled 'Snap store' and manually installed gnome-software. In gnome-software I now have the ...
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Trash folder survives two drive wipes!

Somebody please convince me that I'm not in the Twilight Zone. I've been using Xubuntu for years (20.04 presently) but yesterday I was in the mood to be bold so I installed Manjaro from USB, choosing ...