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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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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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Low resolution on the logon screen in Xubuntu 20.04 LTS

I installed Xubuntu 20.04LTS on my Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi2540 laptop with Mobility Radeon HD2400 graphics. I set the system resolution to native 1200x800 and that's fine, but the login screen is ...
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Chrome out of screen boundaries when it's maximized

I'm using Xubuntu 21.04 and as you can see in the screenshot chrome window goes out of screen boundaries when I maximize it. Tried to change the theme (classic and gtk+) but got the same result. It's ...
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USB C Charging Stopped When Xubuntu 20.04 Boots

When I have my HP (Elitebook 830 G6) turned off and plugged in via the USB-C port, everything is fine: It charges. As soon as I turn the laptop on and the process passes GRUB it immediateley stops ...
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Bluetooth Authentication: Always Accept

When I plug in a PS4 dualshock controller, via USB, a Bluetooth Authentication message pops up in the top right corner with:- Bluetooth Authentication Authorisation request for: Wireless Controller (##...
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With Xubuntu 21.10 on 2008 MacBook, why does keyboard only function as a 10-key pad?

Just installed Xubuntu 20.10 on my 2008 MacBook (4,1). Most keys don't function, but one group behaves like a 10-key pad. Selected standard English keyboard layout during install. Tried several other ...
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rename upper lower case filenames no more possible [closed]

After today's major upgrade of Xubuntu, it have been downgraded to Windows, and will NOT distinguish between upper and lower case letters!! On a laptop that haven't been upgraded it still works fine, ...
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Revert back from xfce to classic ubuntu gnome desktop [duplicate]

I installed xfce desktop inside ubuntu and I wanted to reverted it back to classic ubuntu gnome desktop. I removed and purged xfce but the boot logo of xfce still showing. And the login screen of ...
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Alt-Tab and Workspace Switcher shortcuts aren't working on Xubuntu 21.10

I have switched from Ubuntu Desktop to Xubuntu desktop because Ubuntu no longer supports desktop icons. Unfortunately, in the move I seem to have lost the ability to cycle windows with Alt+Tab and the ...
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How to remote into xfce + i3?

I followed this guide to make an xfce set up with i3 as the window manager. On the log in screen, I have to select Xubuntu (out of i3, XFCE, and Xubuntu) to log in. I've tried changing ~/.xsession to ...
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Proper font install? Conflict with new installed font in some cases. Can't use downloaded fonts

Recently I downloaded the .oft files from fontawesome, so I could print more interesting stuff inside the terminal. I started by putting them inside ~/local/share/fonts folder and restarting the cache....
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Chrome maximized window bug Xubuntu (Xfce)

Since last Google-Chrome update to version 95.0.4638.54, Chrome is not respecting screeen size when maximizing the window.
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Converting MKV to MP4 Using FFMPEG

I'm using the following line to convert for f in *.mkv; do ffmpeg -i "$f" -c:v copy -c:a aac -b:a 256k "${f%%mkv}mp4";&& rm "{$f}.mkv"; done i need this to also ...
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Xubutu 20.04 Big problem with nvidia gt 630

I recently changed my os (because i had to) from older version of Xubuntu (18) to new one. but there is a problem with my graphic card that took long a days (and suspended my job :(( cause my job is ...
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Every time I press a keyboard key the OS shows log out window in Xubuntu on ASUS laptop

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04 on my ASUS laptop and I'm experiencing a pretty weird behavior — every time I press any keyboard key, the OS shows me a log out prompt window. However, when I connect an ...
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ACPI Error: Aborting method \_PR.CPU0._PDC due to previous error

I installed xubuntu 20.04 on a friend's lenovo thinkpad T560. Nearly every time the notebook powers on the first time, after showing BIOS und GRUB, the xubuntu logo doesn't appear. The full error ...
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Xubuntu runs well in recovery mode but freezes in normal mode

I have been using Xubuntu 20.04 LTS as a primary OS. From time to time it gets randomly freezes and restarts. Freezing might be any time regardless of opening some specific program. While freezing ...
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Xubuntu disconnects local private network after brief timeout

I have Xubuntu 20.04 running a robot over a private network (absolutely no wider internet connectivity). When I enable the network interface ("wired network 1") it works for a while, the ...
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How to install graphics.h library step by step on ubuntu 21.10?

I want to install graphics.h library on UBUNTU 21.10 but I'm facing so many error Is there proper step by step commands guide for this?
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How i used graphics.h in Ubuntu 21.10?

sudo apt install libsdl-image1.2 libsdl-image1.2-dev guile-2.0 guile-2.0-dev libsdl1.2debian libart-2.0-dev libaudiofile-dev pulseaudio-esound-compat libdirectfb-dev libdirectfb-extra libfreetype6-dev ...
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My terminal loads with junk text. How can I remove this? [duplicate]

declare -x SHLVL="1" declare -x SSH_AGENT_PID="1411" declare -x SSH_AUTH_SOCK="/run/user/1000/keyring/ssh" declare -x TERM="xterm-256color" declare -x USER=&...
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How to change the XFCE display profile via command line?

I can configure different display profiles using the xfce4-display-settings command, and I know that I can query which display profile is currently in use with the command xfconf-query -c displays -p /...
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XFCE: How to find out which app is showing the tray?

I'm trying to run status bars (with trays) like i3status and polybar on XFCE. xfce4-panel is disabled (confirmed by checking htop on startup) but I don't see tray icons shown in any of the alternative ...
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Xubuntu 18.04.6 LTS, suddenly I can't connect to the internet via ethernet, getting DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG

All I did was restart my router. Everything else connects without a problem, including my Windows 10 partition in another computer. I tried googling it, and all that came up was some stuff involving ...
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Installing yo & generator-code on xubuntu

So I have been trying to install yo & generator-code for xubuntu to try making some vs code extensions, I installed nodejs & npm via sudo apt-get then did sudo npm install -g yo generator-code ...
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Install XMind on Xubuntu 20.04.3

I tried to install xmind-8-update8-linux in Xubuntu 20.04.3 using the recommended bash file, which I found in pastebin. Unfortunately this bash cannot help to launch Xmind but I got (An error has ...
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Screen Brightness Issues on Lenovo Legion 5 pro 2021 (ubuntu 20.04)

I have a Lenovo Legion 5 pro (2021), I tried installing ubuntu 20.04. The problem is that I can't seem to change the brightness at all, it is at max. Laptop Spec **Processor** AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H ...
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Xubuntu 20.04: cursor spins indefinitely after startup

After upgrading to Xubuntu 20.04, once I log in the cursor shows the busy (spinning) cursor indefinitely. Is there any way to figure out why it's showing the spinning cursor, like what application it'...
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Wi-Fi Very unstable (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Realtek USB Adapter)

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with XFCE and the wifi works fine but some times it keeps disconnecting. (Windows WiFi works fine). I tried changing the DNS, some IPV6 settings and some other stuff but ...
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Terminal displays strange characters instead of prompt after upgrade from Xununtu 18.04 to 20.04

I have just upgraded from Xubuntu 18.04 to Xubuntu 20.04. When trying to use the terminal window (not the full-screen terminal) I only see strange characters. The terminal window I am talking about ...
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Manage accounts on ubuntu machine

I've installed Xubuntu 21.04 on a machine that I'm using as a server and I created other roots accounts to let other people use it. Now some of them needs the same software, but in different version ...
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How can I solve this problem? [duplicate]

I bought a new laptop with Ubuntu operating system. I started to configure the system and then I got the following error: tail: can't open '/var/log/installer/debug': Premission denied tail can't open ...
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How to switch between keyboard layouts in Xubuntu without it changing itself back

I have installed Xubuntu 20.04 on a machine. Under "Keyboard" settings I have unchecked "use system defaults" and added an extra keyboard layout. I want to be able to switch ...
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zone.tab file has disappeared causing the timezone to default to UTC

For whatever reason, the time on my Xubuntu 21.04 system has gone all awry and has defaulted to UTC. I cannot change the time as the time-admin program refuses to load with this error: ** (time-admin:...
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Application calling GLX 1.3 function "glXCreateWindow" when GLX 1.3 is not supported on Ubuntu 20.04

I've installed Wine-stable on Ubuntu 20.04 Server with xubuntu-core and xfce. Remote and access it using x2go. I am trying to install Metatrader5 setup executable and this happens after I run wine ...
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Network `Disconnect` option grayed out after using `sudo netplan apply` (Xubuntu 20.04)

I was following this tutorial to setup static ip address on my xfce 20.04 laptop. Everything was fine until I executed sudo netplan apply, after which the disconnect button on the network config panel ...
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Grub not loading in dual-boot with Windows 10

I've first installed Windows 10 and afterwards the latest Xubuntu version. If I boot now it directly boots Xubuntu. Grub won't be loaded. I also changed the boot style in grub from hidden to menu ...
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What file am I missing to be able to boot into Xubuntu through Grub?

So I am trying to install Xubuntu into my EliteBook 6930p and while I did do it with success, one thing is still stopping me from using it: the fact that a file is missing. To solve this problem, ...
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How to solve keyboard problems at Xubuntu 20.04 after the upgrade(s)

I use Xubuntu 20.04. Lately after the upgrade(s) I face these two problems: It doesn't change the language from English to any other one, in any way. Characters like these ! : @ # can not be used at ...
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XUBUNTU boot error: fsck exited with status code 4, requires a manual fsck

my system does not get past those errors and is stuck at initramfs I tried the different recommendations from: Root file system requires manual fsck and "fsck exited with status code 4" ...
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How to change isolinux folder of an ISO image?

I'm editing Xubuntu (xubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso) with Cubic (Custom Ubuntu ISO Creator). I need to change the logo image that appears in the menu when booting into BIOS mode when we press any ...
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XUbuntu touchpad middle-click does not work in vmware player

I use XUbuntu 21.04 and the middle-click I was so used to does not work there. XUbuntu is run inside vmware player on a Dell Latitude 5500 laptop. The middle mouse button event is not recognized as ...
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VirtualBox: Accessing Windows host clipboard history from a Xubuntu guest

I have a Xubuntu 20.04 guest VM running in Virtualbox on a Windows 10 host. Guest Additions are installed. On the Windows host, I can access the clipboard history using the ⊞ Win+V key combination. ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 - why is the desktop area freezing?

This is Xfce added onto Ubuntu Studio 20.04. The graphics card is GeForce GTX970 and the proprietary legacy driver v390. Which is pretty stable and has been working for years. There are two monitors ...
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Unable to install google chrome on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've been trying to install .deb chrome file (google-chrome-stable_current_amd.64.deb) but unable to do. I only get the message saying that "It is not installable" and "Some packages ...
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My microphone doesn't work it produce whale like sound

I'm new in Xubuntu OS. I tried to fix the mic using pavucontrol and alsamixer. The microphone can output sound but the sound is not understandable. I'm using webcam because the internal microphone ...
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Make the black screen "Try Xubuntu without installing" appear automatically

I'm making a custom system from Xubuntu (xubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-amd64) using Cubic program (Custom Ubuntu ISO Creator). When we turn on the computer with the installation media and press any key, ...
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Xfce - is there any way to speed up "close window" for unresponsive applications?

In Xubuntu 20.04, if a window won't close first time, it brings up a dialogue with words to the effect of "This application is taking a long time to close, do you want to kill the process?" ...
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Update ZOOM at xubuntu 20.04 focal fossa [duplicate]

I have been using Xubuntu 20.04 focal fossa for a while and now I am trying to update to the latest Zoom version for Ubuntu. When I click in my Zoom account "update to the latest version" it ...
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How to remove languages from the first screen of Ubiquity?

I'm using Cubic program (Custom Ubuntu ISO Creator) to make a custom version of Xubuntu (xubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso). On the first screen of Ubiquity we have a listing with many languages to ...
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