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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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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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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T460P Whinning When Not Connected To Charger [migrated]

I got Thinkpad T460P that whines when performing tasks. This happens mostly when it is not connected to the charger. Has anyone else had this problem, and fixed it (e.g. desolder coils/capacitors on ...
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xfce: How to align icons on right side of desktop?

How can I align icons on the right side of the desktop in Xfce? In the settings I opted to hide all default icons on my desktop, but only icons of minimized windows of the current settion I let ...
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Battery indicator problems after installing and uninstalling kubuntu-desktop package on Xubuntu 15.04 x64

A few weeks ago, I decided to get adventurous and install different interfaces on my Lenovo T420 running Xubuntu. I decided to jettison Kubuntu after trying it out (just not my style) and kept Xubuntu ...
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Xubuntu Mouse sensitivity way too high

I am pretty new to Linux, this is my first real time using Xubuntu (used Ubuntu before, and raspbian on my RPI), and I have a mouse that is way too sensitive. If I move my mouse 1cm it's on the other ...
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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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How to remap keyboard shortcut for context menu in Xubuntu

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and typing on a keyboard without "Windows" and "context menu" keys (Unicomp Model M). Currently, I get context menu (mouse right-click) with Shift+F10, but when touch-typing, I ...
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How to shrink a partition below the minimum size reported by resize2fs?

I want to shrink a 250GB ext4 partition down to 200GB with resize2fs. The df tool says the partition is about 40% filled up. So, I guess I can, at least, shrink the partition to that level. Yet, ...
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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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How to disable the xfce4-terminal's scrollbar with an option in the terminalrc file?

I would like to configure xfce4-terminal (in Xubuntu 16.04) only by using the terminalrc file, not by using the GUI interface. The terminalrc file is the file where I can configure different options ...
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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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Xubuntu 16 Plymouthd crashes on every boot

I get three crash errors with every boot-up. This is the first one. I have tried sudo chown -R $USER: /lib/plumouth and audo apt-get install plumouth-x11 and dpkg-reconfigure Plymouth But none ...
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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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Does nomodeset prevent me to change the screen resolution?

How can I change my screen resolution to 1368x768 on Xubuntu 18.04? I tried jaakko@jaakko-GL553VW:~$ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 1920 x 1080, ...
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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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Setting up the dark Greybird theme on Xubuntu 18.04

I have read that Xubuntu 18.04 has a dark theme, but I could not find it anywhere. I have manually upgraded to the newest version from 16.04. Perhaps this is the reason why I could not find it, or do ...
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Automatic Mount at Boot For Xubuntu

I'm trying to follow these instruction to mount a second hard drive: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingANewHardDrive For automatic mount at boot it says I need to enter this into 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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xfce4 Event Sounds

I love the XFCE desktop environment. But I also love system event sounds. By default, when I install Linux Mint XFCE edition fresh (or Xubuntu, or any other XFCE-based distro), there are no system ...
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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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Re-map or un-map F10 from triggering window file menu in Xfce

By default F10 on Xfce activates the window File menu and so cannot be used as a shortcut in any program. I already looked in the Window Manager and Keyboard settings pages and no F10 key binding is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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XFCE - Send window to other monitor on keystroke

I am running Xubuntu 11.10 with a dual monitor setup. I am looking to create a keystroke (maybe CTRL + ALT + SPACE which will allow me send a selected window to the next monitor. In GNOME there is a ...
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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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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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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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How to clear Chromium Browser cache?

I'm trying to clear my Chromium browser cache using CLI on Gallium OS (based on Xubuntu). What command should I use?
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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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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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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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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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Disable automounting with commands in Xubuntu 18.04

I run a number of Xubuntu 18.04 machines, and set up more from time to time. I want to be able to turn off automounting of USB sticks with commands, so that it becomes an automatic part of my setup. ...
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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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