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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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Keep same screen resolution after closing the laptop lid in xubuntu

xubuntu always switches to 4k when I close and open the laptop lid. I instead want the resolution automatically restored to whatever it was when I closed the lid. How do I accomplish this?
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Installing gdm3 causes settings to crash, doesn't work on pre-existing accounts

so on my fresh Xubuntu install (dual booting with macOS Catalina), I wanted to install gdm3. I used the following commands: sudo apt-get install gdm3 sudo systemctl enable gdm3 sudo systemctl disable ...
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Changing the date and time formats on the unlock screen

I need help with a small matter. Could someone please tell me how to change the date and time formats on the unlock screen (after exiting the xfce4 screensaver mode)? Thank you very much in advance.
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Chromium doesn't open on my desktop when I run it through ssh but works when opening terminal directly on my desktop

I am running Ubuntu 20.4 and I recently installed Chrome on it. I wanted to do automation and the fact that neither headless nor xvfb worked for me, lead me to installing a Xubuntu desktop. After ...
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Different screen configurations for different users?

I have a machine running Xubuntu 20.04 with three monitors. Currently, I have it configured with a separate screen for each monitor (displays :0.0, :0.1, and :0.2), which works well for its intended ...
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Why having no sound cards available when connected with remote desktop?

I connect from Windows 10 Version 10.0.19041.1288 to my Ubuntu 21.10 (XFCE) and I get the behavior exhibited in the attached images. How can I get my sound card available?
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What's wrong with remote desktop?

I connect from Windows 10 Version 10.0.19041.1288 to my Ubuntu 21.10 (XFCE) and I get the behavior exhibited in the attached images. Sometimes the behavior doesn't exhibit, especially when I get the ...
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Networking suddenly stopped on Guest (Debian) and some on the Host (XUBUNTU) - using VirtualBox

Hope someone can help me, please. I have an odd one here. I run a Debian OS with 3CX IPPBX as a virtual machine (Guest) using VirtualBox. It is running version 9 and the 3CX needs an upgrade that is ...
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Apache2 Installation on Xbuntu

I'm moderately new to linux.I've been using it for now around 1 year. Now I'm on xubuntu. before that, I used Linux Mint, Debian, Ubuntu. Guys, I need to set up apache for testing web forums with perl ...
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Linux on MacBook Air - Fedora 34 no WiFi - Xubuntu 21.10 works perfectly, but I require a Red Hat type OS

I have an oldish (~ 2012) MacBook Air on which I wish to install a Linux from the Red Hat stable. I tried Fedora 34 and it installed fine - the one showstopper was that the WiFi didn't work. I tried ...
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Why ppp0 is reported as both connected and disconnected?

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 ...
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install older and newer kernel in Xubuntu 16.04

I'm currently running 16.04 LTS of a modified version of Xubuntu 16.04 now on ESM, kernel linux-image-4.4.0-217-generic and like to keep this one as long as possible. The author died last september so ...
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Problem while maximizing Google Chrome in Xubuntu 20.04

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04. When I am trying to maximize google chrome, the maximize button, minimize button and the close button get above the visible screen area.
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grub-install: error: cannot find EFI directory for NVME dual boot

Have a regular Xubuntu installation. Recently whenever interacting with apt I'm getting the following error: $ sudo apt install vim Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Hash sum mismatch (only for openjdk-11-jdk)

I was installing Java yesterday. I had faced lot of problem. I had fixed most of them. But I had changed Hash that's what I think. I don't remember which command I had executed since I had executed ...
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WARNING: environment variable DISPLAY is not set (netbeans)

I was trying to install Netbeans in Xubuntu. I had installed Netbeans using Snapd. sudo snap install netbeans --classic I was trying to start Netbeans then I got an error which was looking like this ...
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How to set the delay before locking the screen

The best option to set the delay time befroe locking screen is Screensaver in xubuntu, but it can only allow the time in minute, I want is in second, so I find the configure file of the Screensaver, /...
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How to have brightness fade away before display sleeping

Gnome and KDE will fade away the brightness little by little before display sleeping, how to get the function to my XFCE or xUbuntu?
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why EIO Error(Input/Output Error) appears frequently and is mostly solved with e2fsck

We have prepared a customized Linux system (ISO image with 15 GB size and all the packages we need are installed inside it) and we copy this image into different PCs with Different Intel Processors ...
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delay in seconds

I'm using xubuntu 20.04 and when setting lock screen delay in xfce-screensaver-preferences I can only choose the time in minutes, how can I set the delay time in seconds?
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How to adjust the brightness of screen on xubuntu 20.04

Error message output: bicy@ayol:~$ xbacklight -dec 40 No outputs have backlight property I have googled it and the articles keeping saying xbacklight, when I try sudo find /sys/ -type f -iname '*...
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Is /org/freedesktop/DBus accessible from a web browser?

We have some homebrewn applications running in top of a Xubuntu 18.04 OS, communicating with each other using D-Bus. The UI part is run in a web browser and web socket is being used for the ...
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QEMU webcam passthrough from macOS host to Xubuntu guest?

I am trying to pass my (MBP 2019) camera as a usb device to my VM (Xubuntu). I've tried the following, to no avail. sudo qemu-system-x86_64 -accel hvf -boot menu=on -drive file=X.img -m 6G -cpu host -...
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Forbid changing Xfce4 settings for users

I'm using xfce4 on an Ubuntu 20.04 computer. Now I would like to restrict the rights of a user so that he no longer has the option to configure his panel etc., for example to change the size or to ...
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How can I display a Warning to remove a live USB stick during Shutdown?

When shutting down Xubuntu 20.04 living on a live USB stick with persistence, i.e. there is no file \casper-rw but there are ext4-partitions (without journalling) with name casper-rw as an overlay to ...
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What signal is sent when you kill a program from the "This window might be busy and is not responding..." dialog?

In XUbuntu if a program with a GUI window freezes, I might get an alert: "This window might be busy and is not responding. Do you want to terminate the application?" What signal is sent to ...
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Ubuntu desktop always freeze after no interaction for sometime

I install Xubuntu desktop environment on "Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS" server; It works fine after successfully login, but if leave it for some time without any interaction, the desktop will ...
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Full Disk Encryption after suspension and hibernation

I fully encrypted my disk during the installation of Xubuntu 20.04. I need that at each suspension and hibernation it is encrypted back. Is there any solution? Right now the disk is encrypted only at ...
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Problems Mounting LVM Disk by UUID - Ubuntu Studio (Xubuntu)

I’ve had a bit of a hunt around, and tried LOTS of things for the following problem. I feel like I’m near the end of it. I run Ubuntu Studio 18.04 on a few PCs, with LVM. I pulled the Hard Drive from ...
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Change apt-get install path to 2nd hard drive

I am new to Linux. I've installed Xubuntu instead of Windows 10 and I am happy with it but I am really curious if I can change the path of applications installed via apt-get install (or by any other ...
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Recover /etc folder with dual boot

I accidentally deleted the / etc folder (system configuration files) sudo rm -rf /etc from my xubuntu, I don't have much experience with informatics, I'm starting now, I've been reading some forums on ...
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Do "lspci" and "lshw" commands always show graphics driver?

I recently acquired an older motherboard with SiS built-in graphics and installed Xubuntu on it. I wanted to challenge myself and see if I could figure out how to install a graphics driver for SiS. ...
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Xubuntu slow startup/boot time

I have a Xubuntu desktop machine with an i3-7100, a NVME-system-drive and 6-hdd ZFS filesystem for multimedia storage (mainly running Desktop-Kodi) which takes longer than i expected to boot. When the ...
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Thunar bug? Should i report to Xfce or Ubuntu?

Start up with farily slow, then file manager won't open, and nothing thunar related will work. I get the error message when i try to shut down my PC through GUI. "GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus....
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Trying to grow a partition fails, resize2fs keeps asking to run e2fsck first

I used Gparted first to place some free space directly to the right of my xubuntu installation on /dev/sda4, but it fails to grow the partition to include the free space. I then tried these below ...
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How can i use my headset for listening but using laptop built-in microphone to record my voice?

In windows it's very easy. How come in linux there is no solution? I have already tried using hda-jack-retask, but it was updated in 2014 last time and now its 2020 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. A lot has ...
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How can I check if I have a particular dependency installed?

I'm trying to install a program (Python). The program lists the dependencies it needs and the commands to run to install them in its Readme file. What's the easiest and quickest way to check if these ...
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How to create a persistent live USB Stick for xubuntu 20.4 on macOSMojave 10.14.6

How can I create a persistent live USB Stick for xubuntu 20.4 on a mac? I tried following attempt: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-boot-a-linux-live-usb-stick-on-your-mac/ until the balenaEtcher ...
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How to deactivate num lock on Xubuntu on MacBook?

I just tried to resurrect an old MacBook by installing Xubuntu on it. However, I face a severe problem. Every time I start Xubuntu the num lock is on and there is no key on the MacBook to deactivate ...
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Error while Installing Openrazer-meta and polychromatic in Xubuntu

I have an Razer mouse, I want to configure it using UBuntu , but I am not able to do that because of these errors. sudo apt install openrazer-meta Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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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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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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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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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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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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