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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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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Xubuntu freezes shortly after boot

This afternoon, I tried to start my laptop running Xubuntu 21.04. Anywhere between 15 seconds and 5 minutes after getting to the login screen, the system freezes entirely. The usual shortcuts like ...
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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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Bluetooth pair key not showing, how to get it [closed]

Bluetooth pair key not showing, how to get it. I am using ubuntu xfce and trying to connect mx keys. The issue is, its not showing the pair key which I have to put.
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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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JDK problem in VSCode

I have Oracle JDK in my home directory with PATH variables set in .bashrc When I'm trying to configure java extension in VSCode, it's not recognising JDK. What to do now? I'm using XUbuntu 18.04.
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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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No shutdown with software-raid

i did some experiments with software-raid on my xubuntu 20.04. I created a raid with 2 hard drives and mounted it using the fstab. after that i couldn't shut down the system with the shutdown button ...
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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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Display resized, splitted, wrong resolution

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