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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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access to user settings of Chromium/Firefox SNAP packages

Do I have any chance to manage the settings of Chromium or Firefox when they are run via SNAP? I have a multiuser environment where I'd like to install ublock extension by default force it to use a ...
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Unable to run xrdb command to resize cursor when logging in

happy XFCE4 user here, I (unluckily) switched to a notebook with 4k display. I managed to adapt most of the aspects, still when hovering on Chrome or Xfce Terminal the cursor is tiny. I found that ...
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How to reduce power consumption of old laptop turned into linux server

I'd like to turn some an old laptop into a linux server and reduce consumption while idle. I've installed xubuntu and it works perfectly. I've already check the BIOS and there is no WakeOnLan or Boot ...
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Quick way to take a rectangle screenshot, draw a circle, and then copy clipboard

I have xfce4-screenshooter that allows me to select part of the screen to print screen, however I would like the selection to automatically open up a very simple image editor that lets me draw circles ...
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Links from Other Applications Open Firefox without default user session

I'm using XUBUNTU. It's been my favorite distro for many years. Within the past year, a strange problem started. When I open a link from another application, say Discord, it opens Firefox, but with ...
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Home directory incorrect in thunar

I am running xubuntu 22.04.3. I renamed my account from CP203 to CP. I then modified the /etc/passwd file so the the home directory is /home/CP. But when I go to thunar and click on Documents or ...
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Error when installing docker on Xubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

I tried to install docker with this command, sudo apt install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io And it returns this error: the following packages have unmet dependencies: containerd.io : Depends: ...
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Xubunu keeps freezing

I have cloned a classroom of Xubuntu 22.04 computers in my lab using clonezilla, and they keep randomly freezing. I have all of the updates. Symptoms are the second screen usually flashes to black, ...
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Diagnosing Suspend/Wakeup problems in Xubuntu

I had my old laptop (Xubuntu LTE 20.04, Kernel 5.something) configured to suspend when I close the lid, which worked fine. When I switched to a new laptop (Tuxedo Pulse 15 - Gen2, Ryzen 7 5700U with ...
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Add XUbuntu Installation to Manjaro Installation on Same Disk

I was struggling whether or not to split this in more questions, but then there'd be no context. I have a disk with Manjaro on it. My plan is to add an installation of XUbuntu Core on the same disk. ...
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Crontab jobs during suspend will not run?

Environment: Linux XUBUNTU 22.04.2 LTS on an ACER ASPIRE laptop. Tools: Using Linux Text Editor to create a bash script also tried using crontab to execute each command a minute apart. Goal: To have ...
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dual booting xubuntu 22.04 and ubuntu 22.04, ubuntu showing up as windows

I have two hard drives on my laptop - 1 TB HDD and 128 GB SSD - originally I had ubuntu 22.04 on the HDD and Windows 10 on the SSD and dual booted them - when I started my computer I had a choice in ...
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Xubuntu defaulting back to mirrored screens

I am running Xubuntu 22.04. I have disabled the screen saver. If I walk away from the computer for an extended time and it locks, when I log back in my three monitor extended screen defaults back to ...
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xfce4-panel reverts display -> general -> output setting when screens go off

I've recently started using xfce in xubuntu 22.04, and quite like it, but have run into an issue with the panels forgetting that I've asked them to appear on a specific screen. I've got two monitors, ...
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How can I remove "Monitor of Family 17h (Models 10h-1fh) HD Audio Controller Analog Stereo" from pulseaudio forever?

I have periodic problems when web browser for some reason selects this "Monitor of Family 17h (Models 10h-1fh) HD Audio Controller Analog Stereo" input source as input. E.g. today it ...
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How to generate a core dump in ubuntu (and where to find it)?

I have a program that throws a segmentation fault like: Segmentation fault (core dumped) but I cannot find a core dump file. What I did: Run ulimit -c unlimited Run sudo systemctl enable apport Run ...
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How can I run xcode after installation using "darling"?

I had installed darling their official documentation. sudo apt install cmake clang bison flex libfuse-dev libudev-dev pkg-config libc6-dev-i386 \ gcc-multilib libcairo2-dev libgl1-mesa-dev libglu1-...
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Why is .xmodmap automatically executing?

I'm running xubuntu 22.04. For years I have used a startup command in Session and Startup to remap the keyboard: /usr/bin/xmodmap /home/xxxxx/.xmodmap. After performing do-release-upgrade to 22.04, ...
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How to install VirtualBox Guest Additions in a Lubuntu or Xubuntu virtual machine?

When trying to install Guest Additions in Lubuntu/Xubuntu, it complains about about not being able to update the kernel. There are multiple solutions to this online, but what's the shortest?
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interpreting xsession-errors log after xrdp disconnection

I am trying to understand why my xrdp drops immediately upon connection. The ~/.xsession-errors log showed this. dbus-update-activation-environment: error: unable to connect to D-Bus: /usr/bin/dbus-...
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Super L Key Double-Triggering Whisker Menu in Xubuntu

Before upgrading to Xubuntu 22.04 I would tap the left Windows key (Super L) and it would open the Whisker menu in xfce. After upgrading, whenever I hit that same key, it is as if I typed it twice in ...
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Installing nodejs in ubuntu via the downloaded file from nodejs website

I have downloaded the nodejs repository from nodejs website and I want to install it via node file in bin directory and I want to install it with gdebi or software installer app but the errors are: ...
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Where I can get a new set of pictures to customize a little bit my "own" xubuntu distro?

I'm just trying to graphically customize my "own" linux distro based on xubuntu,but focused on the virtualization. My idea is to configure it with all the files stored on the right places to ...
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i created service, but it shows inactive (dead)

this is not the same problem as other topics have. i was trying to create a service on my ubuntu but it keep saying this service is inactive (dead). my OS: my service (at /etc/systemd/system/resume....
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Edit Xubuntu preferences via Command Line

I would like to edit some preferences of xubuntu-desktop (xfce4), but 100% via Terminal. In ubuntu-desktop (gnome) I use, for example: # Prevent suspend and lock the sreen gsettings set org....
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Error installing a dependency .deb package: depends on python (>= 2.7~); however: Package python is not installed

I am trying to install PyRenamer.deb in Xubuntu 22.04: https://launchpad.net/pyrenamer Pyrenamer is written in Python2, and has several .deb package dependencies, which I have downloaded and collected....
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Why is systemd stuck at 100% inside my new Ubuntu LXC container?

I am trying to create an LXC container with xubuntu desktop inside it. This is on a fresh Ubuntu 22.04 install with sudo lxc launch images:ubuntu/22.04 workstation executed to create the container, ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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