Questions tagged [xubuntu]

Xubuntu is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and the lightweight XFCE desktop environment. Use this tag only for questions that are Xubuntu specific (installation, hardware compatibility, etc.).

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CUPS - reset preset menu to “default settings” after printing

Once in a while I'm choosing duplex printing or landscape orientation when printing. These choices are stored, so for the next print job I often end up with incorrect prints having to be re-printed. I ...
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Display resized, splitted, wrong resolution

I'm trying to install Xubuntu on my GOT3177T-834, but I have some display/driver issues. I see that my max resolution is 1280x1024 and I want to it, but resolution list has max resolution 1024x768. ...
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Stop job snap deamon

I have a problem when i shut down my laptop. I am using the latest xubuntu version and sometimes i have a very slow shutdown. When i press f2 it says a stop job is running for snap deamon. How should ...
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Unable to install a GTK 3.0 theme from a git repository

Using GalliumOS 3.1 (based on Xubuntu 18.04) with i3wm. Yep, once again asking a question. I have already done plenty of research, but nothing seems to have worked yet. I am attempting to install the ...
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How to update gnome-software to newest version for 16.04 or newer?

I'm on Peach OSI (xubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit) with a locked kernel 4.4.0-187-generic, meaning I only get updates that passes the creators criteria. I have had some problems with Software(gnome-software) ...
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Why are several of my locale components Spanish?

Even though I've repeatedly configured the locale on my Xubuntu 20.20 system on a MacBook Pro to be "en_US.UTF-8", the "locale" command insists that on several formats be "...
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Xubuntu: Cannot unlock/wakeup when lid is closed

My laptop is docked with the lid closed. If I lock the session, it is impossible to wake up the system with mouse or keyboard. I must open the lid to wake it up. How to unlock without opening the lid ?...
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Xubuntu GUI not loading?

I just installed xubuntu-core on my amazon-ec2 server, but I can't get it to load into a UI. When I try to use sudo startx it throws an error, while sudo service lightdm start doesn't seem to do ...
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Virsh console hangs to connect an Xubunto VM

I installed Xubuntu with GUI on KVM using virt-install command, the VM is running but when trying to connect to the VM using virsh console command it gets stuck on : [root@hyv ~]# virsh console ...
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Upek fingerprint reader not detected by lsusb (X230, Xubuntu 20.04)

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04 LTS on a Lenovo Thinkpad X230, which features an integrated Upek fingerprint reader. From other posts, I've seen that the fprintd added support for this device circa 2013, but ...
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Stuck on the login screen

I installed xubuntu DE on my machine and when I rebooted, my ubuntu got stucked on the login screen. Even the command to bring up the terminal CTRL + ALT + F2 is not working and everytime I enter the ...
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SOS, facing the black screen of death

When I try to install Xubuntu from a live USB drive (which I checked is not corrupt), I get the "Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported" message. However I figured out the usual hacks ...
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Mutt doesn't open my GPG passwords in DWM unless I start it from lightdm

I use Pass for my password management. I also use Xubuntu. In a nutshell: when I use xfce4 (xubuntu-session): both mbsync cronjob and sending emails with neomutt work without any problem. Everything ...
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How to set dark theme for KDE Apps on Xubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with XFCE4 dark theme, but KDE apps (for example: ktorrent) are using default bright theme. How to set those apps globally to use dark theme? (previously I never had this ...
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Numpad not working in Ubuntu (Xubuntu)

I have recently converted a Compaq QC60 from windows 10 to Xubuntu. The Issue: The numpad (the 17 keys on the right of the keyboard) does not work at all. It worked fine in windows. Keyboard layout ...
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Mouse cursor jumping around the screen and clicking on HP Pavilion x360

I just got a old HP Pavilion x360 that I really want to put linux on, but I'm having problems with the cursor jumping sporadically and clicking things without me touching the touchpad. I tried to ...
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Install Xubuntu from USB drive on Debian with faulty network connection

I have a Debian 9 XFCE system on my personal computer and recently upgraded to Debian 10, which removed all network configurations. After some research and multiple attempts to fix the issue, I still ...
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Why can I sometimes click on the edges of a maximized window?

I apologize if this question is vague. I've seen this oddity happen differently not just between programs, but between Firefox profiles, so I'm understandably quite confused. And have no idea how to ...
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Thunar says “not authorized to perform this operation” when I try to mount a partition. How can I fix this?

I use Thunar and Pcmanfm. Both are displaying the same problem. It was working fine before. Suddenly one day this message appeared. As far as I remember, I've not changed anything knowingly. Edit 1: ...
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Xubuntu on Miix-320 -> touchscreen registering touches 90 degrees off!

Running latest Xubuntu (20.04) and the this nice Lenovo Miix-320 that can be used as both laptop computer and as tablet, since they lower part (keyboard) is detachable. Well, the screen likes to be ...
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Use Old (Pre-Whisker) Xfce Menu?

Is there a way to install the "old" XFCE application menu? Specifically, the one shown in the screenshot here (which I beleive was the default until it was replaced by Whisker, in Xubuntu 14.04): ...
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How to change OS kernel parameter “semmni” in xubuntu

I'm trying to install Oracle 11g on my xubuntu system but it gives me error This is a prerequisite condition to test whether the OS kernel parameter 'semmni' is properly set Expected Value : 128 ...
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can I install Canon Printer LBP 6030 4.12 xfce xubuntu

Novice here and I'm trying to find out if I can install my Canon LBP 6030 image class on my chromebook after installing xfce xubuntu. I have a chromebook and my printer is not google cloud ready and ...
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Monodevelop can't run project; GUI option is disabled

I'm unable to execute my C# code from MonoDevelop. The status message at the top says "Build successful", so we know it can compile. But the option to run the program is disabled. The keyboard ...
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Xubuntu 18.04.4 login loop

My laptop was running fine until I tried to install flutter without using android studio.Eventually,flutter got installed.but got stuck with login loop on laptop restart Removed X.authority file didn'...
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Can I launch “window/icon” manager in specific directory in xfce

I use xfce an I am organizing my playlist folder and I would like to have some nice interface to do it. I was thinking about some 2D file manager or launching "window/icon" manager in some specific ...
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Xubuntu installation on Ubuntu made me lose access to both

I've lost access to my Linux hard drive upon installing Xubuntu. The system will boot (no login required) but it won't accept commands from mouse or keyboard. Is there a way for me to access the ...
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Parted and fdisk will not write changes concerning creating a partition table

I am trying to use this HDD (which is quite old) as a storage device. However, I have ran into some issues. It had two partitions which I removed with fdisk first. Now whenever I try to create a new ...
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How to set up `<Primary><Alt><Shift>semicolon` as a shortcut key in xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts?

I'm trying to duplicate Google Sheets' shortcut to insert current date and time stamp under Xubuntu. I think I'm almost there as I have a shell script ~/bin/clipdate.sh #!/bin/bash date +'[%Y.%m.%d-%...
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Failed to validate path /var/run/sshd: too many levels of symbolic links while Installing OpenSSH

I want To Install OpenSSH via this command sudo apt-get install openssh-server in XUbuntu but I'm getting this error again and again! Failed to validate path /var/run/sshd: Too many levels of ...
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Bubsenlabs vs xubuntu

Linux Mint' cinnamon didn't work well on my virtual box. So now I am looking for something else. I came forward with two top reviews Xubuntu Bubsenlabs. Now as a beginner which is better for me ...
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Xubuntu (12.04) can only log in as root

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. I am having an issue with the above OS- I tried to boot from a windows drive via a USB cable this morning, and it crippled my linux install somehow- managed to ...
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make tile window shortcuts continue to next monitor like Windows 10

I have XFCE setup such that Super+Left or Super+Right will tile the window left or right. It works but will only tile the window in the current monitor. I want it so it should tile on the current ...
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XUbuntu LightDM login loop

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, and I randomly got a login loop upon restarting my PC. The content of my /var/log/lightdm/lightdm.log is the following: Greeter connected version 1.27.0 api=1 ...
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Why do I have these KDE processes running in Xubuntu?

I have Xubuntu 16.04. I was looking at the Task Manager and I found several KDE processes running: knotify4, kuiserver, kdeinit4:kded4 [kdeinit], kactivitymanagerd start-daemon, kdeinit4:klauncher [...
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How to install Xubuntu such that it won't erase Windows 10 in Lenovo Ideapad L340?

I'm new to Linux. I got Lenovo Ideapad L340 and tried to install Xubuntu along with Windows 10. I created a Xubuntu USB boot stick with Rufus and changed settings in UEFI to boot from USB stick. But ...
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Why does chmod o=rwx removes sticky bit while chmod u=rwx and chmod g=rwx don't remove suid and sgid?

I'm having a problem with chmod command. I have a directory with sgid, suid and sticky bit on. If I then run chmod u=rwx {dirname} or chmod g=rwx {dirname} sgid and suid are still on. But if I run ...
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Xubuntu entry stuck in BIOS

So I tried to use ra1nstorm today (if you don’t know what that is, it’s a tool that installs Xubuntu to run using an installer from within Windows, which makes a partition creating the install image), ...
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Can't open window manager after fiddling with compton(also the header of my applications are gone)

That's what it looks like. I was trying to get frosted windows with compton but after making a mistake in my config froze the system and got a black screen on boot. So I went into recovery and purged ...
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Cannot reset root password through Linux command menu

When I run through the full sequence of commands given to me to reset my root password, the Linux Command menu says I correctly reset my password, however I cannot use the password i set it to. The ...
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Linux password reset through Grub menu doesn't work

when i try to reset my root password through the grub menu I get the prompt: root@(none):/# If i wait to long, like 4 seconds, I get the message: [ 15.011870]random: crng init done [ 15....
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Permission denied with trying to read/write with an application on Ubuntu 18.04 and application does not show up in software manager

When using an application (in this case GitKraken) I'm getting permission denied when trying to read from a mounted drive. While this can be fixed using the software manager GUI as per Permission ...
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Multiple browser windows on multiple workspaces all get moved to the same workspace upon closing and re-opening

So, due to the stupid memory leaks in Chrome and Chromium, and me constantly having lots of windows and tabs open, I have to close and reopen my browser every 1-2 weeks. Note that my PC is always on. ...
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Show CPU, RAM, and Battery values in text in Xubuntu's top panel

I have a fresh install of Xubuntu 18.04 LTS. I'd like to display in text, not in graphical form, the CPU (% used), RAM (% used), and Battery usage (% avail.) in the top panel near the clock. I'm ...
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Is it possible to simultaneously enumerate X Server display connections and identify the monitor attached to each?

I would like to enumerate the X Server display connection points, e.g. DisplayPort-1-7 or HDMI-A-1-1, while simultaneously identifying the physical monitor (if any) attached to each. Motivation: I'm ...
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xubuntu - lag when opening top-left menu

The system works fine, but when I try to access the menu in the top left (where all the applications are etc.) it freezes for a couple seconds and then opens. It isn't making my system unusable or ...
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Ubuntu Server 18 LVM storage partition not going to mount

I have setup Ubuntu Server 18 on a system with 2 TB storage. For disk partition, I have used LVM option. It has created three partition as given below /dev/loop0 [ 88.48 MiB] /...
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How to move swap from encrypted lvm to one-time key?

Currently my setup is: cryptsetup lvm root home swap I would like to achieve something like cryptsetup lvm root home swap (one-time key) The steps i am thinking of are: remove swap (can do) ...
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Why display is not resuming on key press or mouse activity after screen goes off?

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 on Intel i3. When the screen goes off, I can't get it on by normal activities like click or a key press. As a temporary fix,I'm pressing CtrlAltF1 which takes me to tty1, then ...
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Prevent lightdm from turning off screen when locking session

I am running Xubuntu 18.04. When I lock the session, the screen gets turned off instantly. I am using stock lightdm as display manager and lightlocker for locking the session. From my viewpoint the ...

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