Questions tagged [xubuntu]

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

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Ubuntu 18.04 (Intel) persistent and subtle screen flickering? HP Envy x360

I keep getting this subtle but persistent flickering issue and it is driving me insane. I have read several threads and I've tried the methods but it doesn't help. So here's what I've done so far ...
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Trouble with Youtube (and all streaming services)

First of all i'm a moderate newbie ( just a little more than a newbie :) I have an old computer that have 2gb of ram and intel atom n455 cpu (dell mini 1018). I want to install a linux distro for ...
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Computer now displays a blank screen at boot without bios showing up with SSD (containing os) plugged in after running apt-get purge nvidia*

Guys i'm really stuck. This morning when I turned on my computer my ubuntu was stuck at dev/sda1: clean, 552599/6111232 files, 7119295/24414464 blocks I looked around and I saw this post : "...
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Starting applications does not evaluate .bashrc in Xubuntu 16.04 with xfce

I upgraded my system from 14.04 to 16.04 a while ago, but this problem has been really bothering me since, and I still don't have a solution. When I start an application from a launcher (like MATLAB),...
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Sound setting control for left and right speaker on Xubuntu?

For Xubuntu interface: Yes there is a control setting, but there is no applet to set the sound on right or left speaker, neither there is a equalizer. I look for a graphical solution, not one on a ...
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How to start up xorg and autostart GUI apps in a Linux container installation of [X]Ubuntu?

I'm running Proxmox 5.3 and managed to install the Ubuntu 18.04 container just fine. I also did a tasksel install xubuntu-desktop which completed successfully. After this I installed x2go via: apt ...
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Thunar - deleted both ends after copy

Using Thunar 1.6.15 and copying large multi-gigabyte files from my main Xubuntu system to a Windows 10 share. After the copy attempt, not only did the copy fail, but it appears to have deleted the ...
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How do I install a plugin in Audacity installed via snap?

I installed the latest Audacity 2.3.1 via snap. Now I want to install a plugin but as snap creates read-only images, what's the best way to download and install a plugin.
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Maybe I got an old bug that I can not eject the CD-ROM tray from my laptop

Laptop:DELL inspiron 15 3521 (from 2014), BIOS version A12 OS: Xubuntu 16.04.6 , Kernel: 4.4.0-141-generic. I tried everything I found on internet (almost all of them are old posts +- 5,6 years-old) ...
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How to get a mininal ubuntu?

I want to install 16.04 LTS. But it contains a lot of useless packages for me. I want a minimal version. Are there any distributions that are cropped? Or how to crop it?
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Forcing a window to be “always on top”

Working QBitTorrent in Ubuntu. QBitTorrent can be fully minimised any of all of the time (not the headless/web interface, the normal Gui interface), but i want it so that it remains open at all times....
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Cannot logout from Xubuntu 18.04

I have migrated from Kubuntu to Xubuntu (18.04). Now, my biggest problem is that I cannot logout from my session. Regardless of using GUI or terminal approach, I experience session referesh in which ...
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Clean Install On New Laptop Wi-Fi Issues

Having installed Xubuntu 18.04 on a formerly brand new Windows 10 (yeah I know) laptop HP cf0014dx, the wifi was working normally in Windows but after the Xubuntu install it and the card itself where ...
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Is there a tutorial on how to install ubuntu on Acer Nitro an515-53, Im very new to all this [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on Acer Nitro an515-53 but I have no clue how. I'm very new to all this, does anyone have a tutorial?
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Can't load ubuntu. I see grub>

I tried to install ubuntu desktop 18.04 on laptop Acer Aspire ES 15. Bios on this laptop don't have a legacy mode. As I understood ubuntu was installed but can't start. If I try to start ubuntu on ...
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Xubuntu vs. Ubuntu LTS

I know that questions about why Xubuntu LTS has 3 years support and straight Ubuntu LTS has 5 years. What I am wondering is that what this has meant in the past is that I have used straight Ubuntu ...
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ImportError: cannot import name 'sysconfig' on python

pip3 -V Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/pip3", line 9, in <module> from pip import main File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/pip/__init__.py", line 14, in <module>...
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Weird Login Screen

I'm using Ubuntu 18.4 and recently I used software update to update it. When installation finished I clicked restart and it restarted but before it show mouse pointer. Ubuntu logo appears in low ...
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Problem installing through Conda

Trying to install a package using Conda. I believe Conda is not working correctly, since it seems to think the package is not available despite a search showing it is available. I've installed this ...
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Compiz - Cannot easily drag window from top

On Xubuntu 18.04 (New install today) and Compiz, I have an irritating problem that occurs with maximized windows. From the top, there appears to be a ~4px border that is part of the window (Alt+Drag ...
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Can't find nfs-common or nfs-utils in Xubuntu

I'm new to Ubuntu, but not new to Linux. I've installed Xubuntu 18.04 to check it out, and I'd like to mount some of my NAS shares. I've added appropriate lines to /etc/fstab, but so far I've been ...
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How to remove '-auth' from Xorg start on xubuntu 18.04?

I need my machine to accept X connections without any restrictions (for debugging purposes). ps -efw | grep X returns /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg -core :0 -seat seat0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -listen tcp ...
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How do I enable navigator.bluetooth in Chrome on xubuntu 18.04.2?

I have followed this tutorial without success. I have kernel 4.18.0-15-generic, xubuntu 18.04.2. I have bluez version 5.48-0ubuntu3.1 which is more than new enough according to the tutorial. I am ...
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Is it possible to format columns text position (left, center or right) in Thunar File manager?

I hope this question is clear,I don't know if it's possible but I would like to change columns text position for example: the column "Size" format information position to display on the center of the ...
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Cannot log into Xubuntu

I took my wife's computer today to do a fresh install of 18.04 LTS. (Her machine has 16.04.) First thing I did was get her to set a new password (of my choosing) so that I didn't have to keep running ...
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Getting specific 'Out of memory!' message when running Perl script

I have also a problem with an "Out of Memory" by running a simple pearl script. In xubuntu 16.04 it works without errors. With 18.04 it doesn't work any more. I have to send different HL7-messages ...
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Disk names shifted down: sda become sdb etc… Then sensor applet in Xubuntu fails. How to restore previous state?

After upgrading 16.04.latest to 18.04.2 the drive names were shifted, as noted in the title. I have 3 HDDS and I have no problems with mounting, because all I need were mounted via UUID and LABEL, but ...
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My splashscreen of decrypt at boot doesnt work

When i turn on my PC it shows me in the right way the when i insert my crypto password (using lvm encryption) it doesn't do nothing at all, and if i change the tty i can see my password in plaintext ...
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Headset volume very low

I bought a new headset, the sound is great but the volume of the microphone is very low. I tried to adjust the volume with the AlsaMixer but there is no microphone boost option. The only other bar ...
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Virtualbox 6.0.4 or 5.138 not working with Kernel 4.4.0-143-generic Xubuntu 16.04

Well, it's very annoying, I have looking every where for a solution to get Virtualbox Windows 7 VM working on Xubuntu Kernel 4.4.0-143-generic , BUT NOWAY it not works !!! My solution was change the ...
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Trackpoint on USB keyboard stops scrolling after suspend on Xubuntu 16.04

I am using Lenovo USB keyboard with TrackPoint and when I resume from suspend, TrackPoint scrolling does not work. After manually disconnecting and connecting back, it works. Disabling and enabling by ...
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What installed YouTube bookmark in Application menu and how do I remove it?

Running Xubuntu 18.04 and use Cairo-Dock. Upon unlocking my desktop I saw a notification in my tray that YouTube had been installed. I don't have the exact text of the message as I cleared it prior to ...
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How can I fix duplicating menu items on the app menu plugin (xfce4-appmenu-plugin) on LibreOffice Impress?

This seems to be happening only to LibreOffice Impress where its global menu duplicates. Even when the panel is in compressed view, its global menu would still duplicate on the app menu. I'm using ...
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USB not bootable after installing an entire OS (Xubuntu) on it

I installed Xubuntu 18.04 on my 32 GB USB stick by choosing USB as a partition instead of the drives on my HDD. It took a long time to install (around 2 hours), but at the end it said that the ...
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Google websites are broken on chrome but not firefox

I don't know how to explain it properly but I have some issues with a lot of websites when I navigate. It is buggy on all my google websites, I can't read a video on youtube, i don't see some icons on ...
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Xubuntu is going to sleep mode when I screen lock

Xubuntu 18.04.2 When I lock screen, lock screen not appears it directly goes to dark screen/sleep, it doesn't wake up after I press any key or Esc. When the computer is idle for a while and it gone ...
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Cannot install GTX 750 Ti driver on xubuntu

I had some trouble when I changed the opensource driver nouveau to the proprietary nvidia-390. The package is broken and when I try to repair It, I can't. I've also tried to make the change back to ...
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Setting python3 to version 3.7 on WSL

Can I change the default Python 3.6.5 on WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 3.7? So when I check python3 --version I get 3.7.x so I can use that version with pip3 as well. Thanks
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cannot upgrade from v 16.04 to 18.04

I have tried following similar questions but nothing is helping. when I try to install I get the error "an unresolvable error occured while calculating upgrade "
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How to make a second monitor appear to the left

I have a laptop that i attach via HDMI a second screen to when i'm at home. The thing is that the monitor is physically to the left of my laptop, that is just the way the desk is arranged, and that is ...
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Light Locker Xubuntu

Can one look somewhere when the screen in Xubuntu was stored / switched off? Is this recorded in a file or log? I have not found a file yet
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Can't make shared folder for Win7 Guest

Can't make a shared folder. I try many solutions, but еру solutions did not help me. But when i type command: net use t: \\vboxsvr\msf cmd returned: Error 53. This guide doesn't help me Host: ...
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Dual boot drive sharing for Ubuntu and Windows 10

I have a laptop with 128gb SSD on which I have windows 10 installed and a 1tb on drive which I have Xubuntu. Now I want to shrink the size of the Xubuntu partition and want to use the unallocated ...
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Why are there so many ubuntu distributions [duplicate]

Ubuntu comes with Gnome as window manager. They you can install lubuntu or xubuntu that have LXDE and Xfce consequently. As far I can tell, the only difference is the window manager. My question is ...
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Howto change revert a package from manual back to automatic [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. I was attempting to troubleshoot of why mkbundle was giving me an error, while troubleshooting I did apt list --installed | grep libgtk2.0-dev the results was: ...
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Xubuntu18.04: Odys Winbook 13 touchpad not working

Odys Winbook13 is one of the many MacBook clones with the Intel N3450 CPU. I added a 240 GB SSD to the system. I've smoothly installed Xubuntu 18.04.1 in dual boot with Windows 10. Everything is ...
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There are 2 of the same choice at the start. Also, how can I remove xubuntu?

I actually have two problems, related to each other. 1- I installed xubuntu-desktop but wanted to switch back to ubuntu interface and unfortunately did stupid things before I realised it could be done ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to take a screenshot that doesn't use the PrtScrn key? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu on a Chromebook via Crouton. As my keyboard does not have a Print Screen key, and I would like to take A screenshot, I am unsure of what to do. I am using the Xfce interface, and ...
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How to synchronize between keyboard brightness hotkeys and power manager slider?

After I installed xbacklight and edited /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-video.conf to use Intel driver I can set brightness to lower values than before but keyboard hotkeys and power manager slider are not ...
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Prevent XFCE Task Manager from scrolling when new processes are added

I am running Ubuntu 18 and my xfce task manager scrolls when I sort by CPU usage. I want the process with the highest CPU usage to always be on top. But the task manager keeps scrolling down and down ]...