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

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Sublime Text 3: Build System opens xfce4-terminal with a warning

I've encountered a minor issue. It's not a big deal, but, still, I want to get rid of it. I'm using Xubuntu 20.04 LTS (Xfce Desktop Environment) with latest updates on HP ProBook 4320s laptop. Logged ...
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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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Xubuntu not running on VirtualBox

its been more than 30 mins. the VM screen is completely blank. I'm not even sure what's not happening or whats the problem. Status is showing that it is running but nothings happening. sys specs: ...
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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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Several issues after upgrading Xubuntu 16.04 to 18.04

I couldn't expect these kind of problems after upgrading Xubuntu to 18.04, it begun with dpkg warning packages not in the list (or not found or not installed), when one issue is fixed then another ...
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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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Thunar custom actions to print a PDF file from DOC file

Good evening, I'd like to set a custom action in Thunar File Manager doing this: convert a doc/docx file using lowriter --convert-to pdf , then send the output (pdf) to print with lpr command. I know ...
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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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Jpegoptim on Xubuntu 16.04.6

I'm using jpegoptim to optimize jpg images, it works flawless, but I have one question about optimize multiples jpg images using a short script: n=1 for i in *.JPG; do jpegoptim --max=25 "$i" $...
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How to get Opera browser v.60 (Appimage) to play Facebook videos (h.264/mp4 codec) on Xubuntu 16.04.6?

I couldn't find a way to play h.264/mp4 videos on Opera-Browser (Appimage) version 60. I've read tutorials about it but only for conventional installed packages via apt-get install or Synaptic, I don'...
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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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Luakit do not render buttons and checkboxes

Good day, I want to switch to Luakit but I can not because of this defect. I checked in Epiphany that also build on the top of WebKitGTK+ and I see the same defects - so looks like some problems with ...
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debugging boltd and Dell TB16 on Dell Latitude 5491 and Xubuntu 18.04

Every now and then my Dell TB16 dock device stops working i.e. port replication is off, also the dock's white LED goes off. OS: Xubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Kernel: 4.15.0-54-generic #58 System: Dell ...
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Xubuntu autostart attract mode after login

I'm having trouble autostarting attract mode (arcade frontend) after login. I'm running Xubuntu 19.04. The computer is set to autologin, and I want attract mode to be executed right after logging in. ...
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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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Can not pair bluetooth mouse in Xubuntu 16.04.6

I tried almost every suggestion I found to pair my Bluetooth mouse to my laptop(Dell Inspiron 3521 from 2014), I'm running Xubuntu 16.04.06 and I have, I think so,everything installed(blueman,bluez,...
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find fqdn from ptr-less ip inside firefox

While running tcpdump to diagnose an openvpn connection issue, I happened to notice a lot of https traffic to/from IP addresses missing PTR records. lsof informed me that these were from firefox ...
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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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Blue Screen starting Xubuntu in VirtualBox 6.0

I am trying to set up Xubuntu in my VirtualBox 6.0 on a Windows 10 64bit system using CPU Intel Core i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz with two Cores and 8 GB RAM. My system does not support virtualization. I ...
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Double Commander custom actions configuration

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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Can't load my thunderbird exisisting profile after upgrade Thunderbird to 60.3 on Xubuntu 16.04.5

I have Thunderbird installed in /opt directory (I installed it few years ago in this directory) but now with a new Thunderbird upgrade I can't see any of my emails and account stored in /home/username/...
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Opening any file manager hangs the system

Using xubuntu 16.04.5 LTS with budgie-desktop. As soon as i start any file manager, Thunar or Nautilus installed, it consumes whole RAM and hangs the complete system. Previous day the system was ...
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Why I can't delete selected strings with the cursor in xfc4-terminal ? But I can delete selected strings one by one

When I select with the cursor a command/part of a command or any word I can't delete it in xfce4-terminal even a right click there is no option to delete. I can delete when I select one by one string. ...
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How to set keyboard shortcut using Shift+(any latter) without interfere on default behaviour (type upper case latter)?

My system is Xubuntu 16.04.5 and I would like to ask if is possible to set keyboard shortcut using Shift+(any latter)? I tried and the shortcut works but now I can't type upper case latter ( in case ...
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How to run Plasma (KDE) session in Xubuntu 16.04.5 running xfce by default?

When I logout on Xubuntu (xfce) I get a screen to login again, on top bar of this screen is placed an icon and when click it the drop down menu offers 3 options to login: Plasma, xfce and Xubuntu. By ...
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Convert (compress) JPEG images using mogrify keeping the original files in the same directory

I'm trying to convert(compress) a bunch of JPEG images using imagemagick command mogrify, keeping the original file in the same directory. I'm typing in terminal window : mogrify -quality 25% *.JPEG ...
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Asus Eee PC 1101HA - YouTube super slow

A friend wants me to fix her laptop and make it usable. I know it's very old, but maybe it can handle web browsing at least :) I gave up on installing Windows 7 patches because it looked like it will ...
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Create shortcut key in firefox to open a URL

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 and I would like to create a shortcut key to open a URL. I don't want a desktop entry to open a URL, I know that I can create a desktop shortcut to open a URL. To be precise:...
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Blinking Cursor when trying to install Xubuntu in VirtualBox

I'm attempting to get an Xubuntu VM running with VirtualBox 5.2.14 on Windows 7 (Lenovo E550). I downloaded an Xubuntu iso which I believe is 32bit (18.04-desktop-i386). Here were my VM settings. ...

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