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Xubuntu is a version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system based on the Xfce desktop environment.

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How can i download folder from google drive in linux

I want to download a directory that i puted in my drive to my ubuntu from terminal !! How can i download a directory from google drive to my ubuntu 20.04 with wget ?? or even another one! i searched ...
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How can I change the line height in the Xfce4 interface?

I have been looking for ways to change(reduce) the line height or padding top/bottom on all lines in the X interface. Xubuntu 18.04 LTS After many searches, I have found that I have to edit the ~/....
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Error when install Skype on Xubuntu 20.04

I download and install Skype on Xubuntu 20.04 I use this command sudo apt install -f ./skypeforlinux-64.deb But got this error: sudo apt install -f ./skypeforlinux-64.deb Reading package lists... ...
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Use Ubuntu laptop as ethernet wifi extender with Xubuntu

I'm getting a new tower computer soon. I don't have a USB or PCI WiFi card, but my laptop has a WiFi connection, and both the tower and laptop have an Ethernet port. What I want to know is if I can ...
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xubuntu using hostapd and freeradius log

I want to show the log file of freeradius with good pass and bad pass when user is trying to connect.I found this: https://www.techonia.com/5767/log-authentication-requests-freeradius I use auth=yes ...
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xubuntu hostapd shared wifi network

I want to set up a wifi hotspot with my laptop on xubuntu20.4 I compiled hostapd 2.9 with the following options: CONFIG_DRIVER_NL80211=y CONFIG_LIBNL32=y CONFIG_EAP_PWD=y CONFIG_WPS=y ...
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Within a category, how can I get the apps in Xfce 4.14's Whisker Menu to sort alphabetically?

Whenever I install a new program and it gets placed in a category on the Whisker Menu (e.g. "Education", "Development"), it always defaults to putting the program at the bottom of ...
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how to use alsa device hw:0 on xubuntu

I have an audio processing sw designed to use alsa's hw:0 device. On my xubuntu machine I get the same error as this command line: $ aplay -D hw:0 440.wav aplay: main:830: audio open error: Device or ...
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How to get back windows after messed up Xubuntu installation?

From Windows 10 32bit (MBR partition)using the Unetbootin tried to install Xubuntu from C drive of Windows that is without using any usb drive.When windows started I was able to choose the Unetbootin ...
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What patterns can be used in Thunar's Select By Pattern?

In Thunar, Select By Pattern - the option brought up by ctrl+s - lets you search through the files in a directory by patterns. For example, searching "?.jpg" will select all jpgs. What is ...
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Put monitors to sleep when screen is manually locked, not when idle

On my desktop running xubuntu I want the monitors to go to sleep when (or shortly after) I lock the screen (pressing the lock in the whisker-menu). I don't want a timer that locks when after idling ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 takes 30 seconds to suspend

I updated from Xubuntu 16.04 to 20.04 during the pre-release on a Dell XPS 13 (2013). When clicking suspend the WIFI is turned of immediately, then nothing happens for exactly 30 seconds, then it ...
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xubuntu annoying notification keep poping out

I clicked an unknown link from Chrom by mistake, and then there is the following notification dialogue keeps popping out every several minutes. This happens even after I restart my computer. I am ...
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Samplerate & bitrate on ALSA not changing

I've been trying to get my WH-1000xm3 to work on my Xubuntu laptop with LDAC & 96khz/24bit I managed to get all the BT Codecs to work, including LDAC. I have yet to successfully change the bit and ...
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Launch Script On User GUI Login That Requires User Input

I am trying to launch a script after a user has loged into the computer using the GUI. This script requires user input through the terminal. I have tried the following .desktop file in ~/.config/...
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Start Script on User Login in Xubuntu Using .desktop in ~/.config/autostart

I am trying to run a script after user login. I am trying to do this with a .desktop file in the ~/.config/autostart folder. The contents of the file are the following [Desktop Entry] Name=StartUp ...
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What can you do when you've accidentally turned your brightness all of the way down in a way that largely forbids keyboard use?

I've recently encountered something quite annoying in Xfce. I can control my brightness with my Fn key shortcuts only if I am not in a menu. This means that if I go in to the power manager plugin ...
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Thunar shows me icons from Wine, but I don't have Wine installed. How can I make it forget about Wine?

I've tried the many methods from here and therefore I'm confident that I no longer have Wine installed on my Xubuntu 20.04 machine. However, the default icon for opening .dll and similar Windows files ...
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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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Thinkpad T470 bug where shift key is randomly pressed

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T470. The problem I'm facing is that seemingly randomly the OS seems to think I'm holding down the shift key when I am not. It lasts between 2 and 10 ...
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Is there a way to take a screenshot of the login screen with XFCE?

I'm using XFCE 4.14 on Ubuntu 20.04 and would like to take a screenshot of my login screen. How can I go about this? Thanks!
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Xfce's clock is slow to update after waking from suspend, is this normal?

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04, which I believe puts me on Xfce 4.14. This issue has got me in to some trouble when I return to my machine and contact people whilst having a completely wrong idea of what ...
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how do I diagnose this issue where sshing to another machine causes my display to shut off

Yeah this is weird. I have an xubuntu 18.04 machine, I have a xfce4 terminal running gnu screen. In a screen I ssh to this one other xubuntu 18.04 machine, and the ssh connection goes through, but my ...
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How can I be confident that no new firmware exists for my SSD?

I'm trying to check if there is any new firmware for my 981 Samsung SSD, specifically a model MZVLB512HAJQ, that I installed in my Lenovo S340. This SSD was on the manufacture's comptatable parts list,...
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Does swap size have any relevance to suspend to RAM?

I'm having some trouble suspending my Xubuntu 19.10 machine and I've recently heard a suggestion that I might need more swap. Currently I have about 1GB of swap for 8GB of RAM, which I've heard is a ...
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Where can I investigate session-only spontaneous mouse failure?

On my Lenovo S340 Ideapad with Xubuntu 19.10, I'm having a strange issue with my touchpad, apparently a 'MSFT0001:02 04F3:304B Touchpad' using a Synaptics driver. For no reason that I can find, the ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare Fusion keep showing black screen on load - macOS Catalina

I'm trying to install latest Xubuntu on my VmWare Fusion on macOS Catalina. I downloaded the xubuntu-18.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso I installed it, everything seems fine the way to the end. But when I ...
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How to get code block with syntax highlighting into LibreOffice Writer

I am using Linux. I want to write small pieces of code and paste them into LibreOffice Writer. I do not care too much about which code editor to use, although preferably it would be ViM or Sublime ...
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Xubuntu - airplane mode after suspend PC

I have a problem please with Xubuntu 19.10 with MSI GS75: After putting my pc to suspend, it goes into airplane mode. My Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are disabled. And I can't get out of airplane mode with ...
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Laptop & Xubuntu - Lid close (for standby screen) = Can’t unlock

I start with brand new Xubuntu 19.10 (I come from Windows 10). With my laptop (MSI GS75 Sealth 85F), I have a problem during sleep when I close the cover: First of all when I close the cover of my ...
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Driver 440 with Xubuntu : ERROR: NVIDIA driver is not loaded

My computer is : laptop MSI GS75 Stealth (buy in 2019) - With 1 disk 512 GB SSD - 16 GB RAM DDR4 - Intel core i7. Coming from Windows, I'm trying to upgrade to Linux (I am PHP / Laravel developer). ...
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How to add Recently opened files item to xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin right pane?

In xfce4-whiskermenu the right pane has an item Recently Used, it is for apps/programs. I'd to know if is possible to add an item to show Recently Opened Files to the right pane of xfce4-whiskermenu. ...
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How to enable speakers sounds when I plugin a external microphone ? (OS Xubuntu 16.04.6)

I have an external microphone and I would like to ask if is it possible to plugin this microphone then enable output sound for the speakers? So far when it's plugged the speakers sounds are disabled. ...
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How to disable inactive window shadowing in XFCE?

In Xubuntu inactive windows are being shadowed, like on this example: But I don't really like this behavior. How do I disable shadowing, so inactive windows would look like active ones?
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Xubuntu kills all apps after login

I am using Xubuntu 18.04. After fresh install I customized my desktop as I usually do (installed some packages and changed some config). Anyhow I am not sure when it began but once I locked screen (...
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“Printers” menu in xubuntu doesn't exist

I want to print some documents from my computer. I have a chromebook in developer mode that is using crouton to create a chroot of Xubuntu. So I searched up how to print in Xubuntu, and ended up at ...
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Android x86 on KVM-QEMU issue with the sound

My OS is Xubuntu 18.04. I recently installed qemu-kvm as well as Virtual Machine Manager. I created a virtual machine for Android x86 7.1 using the VM wizard. Everything works fine with the default ...
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How to search WITHIN subfolders in Thunar File Manager?

I have GalliumOS, it's basically a Xubuntu for Chromebooks. So, when I installed Firefox, the icon turned to a dumb theme. So I read oneline that the icon is located in /usr/share/icons, great! But ...
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After upgrading xubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, chrome resets the xprintidle idle timer every 20-30 seconds, How to stop it?

I have a bunch of scripts that do things based on extended idle times of the machine. Everything worked great until I upgraded 16.04 to 18.04. The upgrade of course had problems, but after I worked ...
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Laptop is draining battery when off

I have a cheep Chinese Laptop Jumper Ezbook 3L pro. I am experiencing the problem with battery drain since several weeks - after one day off the battery is half empty. I think I first encountered this ...
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Issue with USB device and VirtualBox

I am new to VirtualBox and Linux. My configuration: Host: VirtualBox 5.2.12 on Windows 10 Guest: Xubuntu I have a PYNQ-Z2 board connected via USB to my computer. While in Windows I can see the ...
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Does Linux kernel 4.19 work well on Dell Latitude 5491 with Xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and BIOS version 1.5.1?

Does Linux kernel 4.19 work well on Dell Latitude 5491 with Xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and currently latest BIOS version 1.5.1 (which has delivered great improvement for thermal and fan management by the way)...
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How to run xampp control panel in the Xubuntu

How can I start xampp? After the installation there was no shortcut created on the desktop, now I am unable to find it. I am using the latest XAMPP for latest xubuntu.
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Double Commander custom actions configuration [closed]

I need some help to set custom actions in Double Commander. For example: I set an action to open directory as root but when I select this option in the context menu (left click on selected directory) ...
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How to change the height of address bar (where is the path of a dirct./file) on Double Commander?

Is it possible to change the height of address bar on Double Commander? OS: Xubuntu 16.04.5 Appreciate some help, Vladi. address bar of Double Commander
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Xubuntu Second Monitor No Image

I previously posted this to askubuntu but got no help. :( I just upgraded my motherboard and CPU, and installed a new version of Xubuntu, and now my second monitor says "there is no signal coming ...
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Instalation of snap okular(pdf viewer KDE) on Xubuntu 16.04.5 issues

I decided to install okular (PDF Viewer KDE) on my system Xubuntu 16.04.5 (I installed via snap store) , I can open okular but the window has no icons only text, it works: open pdf files, copy images ...
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Can I have two File Managers installed in Xubuntu 16.04.5 with no confilcts?

I have Thunar 1.6 as my default file manager, can I install Nemo as my second file manager? I have doubts of installing Nemo and get conflicts between each other. If it is possible should I change ...
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Is it possible do display (.ico) files as thumbnails in Thunar file manager?

Thunar displays thumbnails (almost) normally for image files, but for (*.ico) files only display a standard thumbnail. Is there some setting or plugin to solve this issue ? Or should I convert ico ...
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Thunar File Manager left side pane (tree view) configuration

I don't know if it's possible but why when I select a folder in Thunar on left side pane (tree view) and hit for example "g" letter nothing happens? I would expect that the selection jumps to the ...

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