Questions tagged as ['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 mount external drive with the same name every time?
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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 unmounted) gets the drive mounted with a different "label" each time. It's getting mounted under the same location, but the folder it's getting mounted at is "/media/$USER/DRIVE_NAME$NUMBER", where $NUMBER is a n ...

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Bottom of screen jitter w/ Quadro M1000M GPU and nVidia driver on Ubuntu 20.04
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I wonder if anyone encountered a similar problem before and figured out a fix for it.


I got a laptop computer that has a Quadro M1000M and runs Xubuntu 20.04. The problem is that if I use the laptop's monitor, there would be a horizontal band of jitter (around 24 rows of pixels on the bottom of the screen, sometimes more, sometimes less, but the rest of the screen looks fine), which is ver ...

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Ubuntu studio doesn't display virtual keyboard in tablet mode
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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 T902. How can I display the virtual keyboard in tablet mode, And if possible only when I need to type something. In Onboard Preferecences> Auto-show> Convertible Devices> screen of auto-show ...

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darckcrystale avatar
How to synchronize randomly chosen wallpaper on 2 screens under Xubuntu?
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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 across my two screens.

I tried setting up my two screens at the same time, but when an hour pass my screens display two different wallpapers (because the new one is randomly chosen).

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Shambhav Gautam avatar
How to edit a keyboard layout for a language in Xubuntu?
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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 pressing the key with Shift, you get the aspirated versions. Except, not with the key 'C' for some reason. The expected output from it would be 'च'(t͡s) and pressing 'C' with Shift should give 'छ'(t͡sÊ ...

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Vladyslav Mazur avatar
Add second monitor to oracle virtual box for XUBUNTU
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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. When I open Display settings I see that my second display is disable and when I trying switch it to available see apply window countback seconds and the Save button doesn't work. Who knows the solution?

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chtmax98090 - no sound on various distros, but sound on ONE
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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 I would need to find them again and many were hidden in obscure corners of the interwebs). This particular problem matches my exact condition, given it is the same laptop model (Lenovo Yoga 11e Chromeb ...

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Printed pages are displaced upwards
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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 pages that are printed, either text or images, are all displaced upwards so that if the document is text for example, the first line is always printed outside the paper top boundary and therefore not p ...

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How do I set alacritty with working-directory option as default terminal in Xubuntu?
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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" tool.

That worked fine apart from one thing: When I start Alacritty for example from desktop right-click "Open Terminal here", it's started with working directory set to ~/Desktop, I would like for this to be just

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Xubuntu or Ubuntu wont load after installing chicago 95 theme
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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 shows up my company logo -> windows 95 loading screen -> company logo where it is now stuck. I have tried using recovery mode but maybe I've done something wrong since it's still stuck. What can I do?

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bobeff avatar
How to make "awesome-terminal-fonts" to work?
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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)

  • copy all the fonts from ./build directory to ~/.fonts directory
  • copy all the font maps (all *.sh files) from ./build directory to ~/.fonts directory
  • run fc-cache -fv ~/.fonts to let freetype2 know of those f ...
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retrosnob avatar
HDMI monitor stopped working after windows laptop plugged in
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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 uses HDMI and displayport for monitors 1 and 2 respectively and my laptop used displayport and HDMI for monitors 1 and 2 respectively. After I disconnected my laptop and reconnected my desktop my HDMI monit ...

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Zaky Abdurrahman avatar
Xubuntu live usb fail to boot
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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 tried to find past solution to this problem, but I can't seem to find any. I always stuck on boot, never be able to go past it even with using nomodeset and different ubuntu flavors. I always stuck on this ...

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Payam Kelich avatar
How do I setup three monitors in XFCE?
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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`?
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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. I have fewer workspaces than before, there's an annoying sound whenever I press backspace too often, I have a panel at the top of my main monitor that has no setting to remove it, and my keyboard shortcuts  ...

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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"
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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 the SSD, as well as BIOS (that by the way I Upgraded from 1.21 to 1.45).

Ubuntu Desktop 21.04 live DVD takes time to get up the screen, but it does. Then the Install process takes also time, but it also doe ...

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Unable to install pandas in PYPY3 in Xubuntu
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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 pypy3 -m pip install pandas I got a long error:

    ERROR: Failed cleaning build dir for numpy
  Failed to build numpy
  Installing collected packages: wheel, s ...
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Dan avatar
Old Laptop with Xubuntu Slow due to Web Browsers
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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 browser would raise CPU usage up near 100%. Firefox does the same. I downloaded Midori and it also seems to drive cpu usage at times up to 100%. Is there some way to get it to work. I did notice that when I  ...

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Err:10 focal Release when installing linsiid software
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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 (Linux) and Inssider (Microsoft™ Windows®). It is written entirely in C++ using Linux wireless tools, Qt5, and Qwt.
 Más información:
Pulse [E ...
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DarthVegan avatar
Remote Desktop Connection Connects Then Immediately Shuts Down
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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 able to connect correctly using Remote Desktop Connection but then the screen goes black and immediately shuts down. I'm noticing something strange though because before when I ran the sudo startx command it k ...

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J. Mini avatar
I've created a file, "sqlKill.shutdown", in ~/lib/systemd/system-shutdown, was this the correct way to stop MSSQL at shutdown?
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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 following

sudo systemctl stop mssql-server.service

Is this a sufficient and safe way to force MSSQL server to stop at shutdown?

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Laodan avatar
Realtek RTL8188EUS Wireless Network Adapter problem in Xubuntu 20,04
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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 connecting while network monitor indicates incoming signal. But no way to get on the web.

I would like to have one of them working in order to install lower kernel version (installed is 5.11.0-27-generic).

Does an ...

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Ubuntu 20.04 alongside xubuntu 20.04 both encrypted with LUKS
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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 "erase everything" or "sth else".

I was trying to just install first system with encrypted mount point on / and second partition /boot. And repeat that thing in second installation but after second installation the fir ...

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Ermolai avatar
Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install'- Conflict in linux-image
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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... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these.
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 linux-image-gen ...
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niles patel avatar
Deleting cookies and temporary files
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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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n8ive999 avatar
How to force change the Ubuntu splash screen (18.04)
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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, installed XFCE-desktop.

Ever since, I could not change the splash screen back to xubuntu-logo. (Currently on 18.04.6) I've tried (using update-alternatives)

  • reinstall xubuntu-logo plymouth theme
  • manually edit ...
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J. Doe avatar
Resetting settings either UI for user or system wifi for the system
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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 default so I am very happy but as it seems the wifi settings are global with regards to saved network names but not the passwords. The problem is now that I can't set passwords - as I go to "edit" in t ...

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knuxyl avatar
Xubuntu 20.04.3 with Compiz
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I cannot seem to get Compiz ( 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 Window Decoration, but I get an error saying Failed to find a valid file for 'Adwaita'.

I then installed metacity through apt and still the same error.

I also made a symbolic link at /usr/local/share/themes tha ...

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bobeff avatar
Xubuntu 21.10 is freezing after closing the laptop lid
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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?


It seems that the problem appears not only when I close the lid, but also if the computer stays idle for some time.

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adrhc avatar
Why ppp0 is reported as both connected and disconnected?
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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 as disconnected by nmcli device but connected by ifconfig? How should I fix this?

$nmcli device
DEVICE           TYPE      STATE                   CONNECTION      
eno1             ethernet  connected      ...