1. Freepoorman

    I installed Linux Mint XFCE on my sister's laptop.

    My sister's laptop was running very slow. It has an i5 CPU and 8gb RAM, but still has an HDD as the boot drive. After seeing how fast my (similar spec) laptop is running Xubuntu, she asked if I could install Linux but keep it as user-friendly as possible for her. She's only ever used Windows, so...
  2. Freepoorman

    I finally did it. Windows in the trash!

    I came on this forum a few months ago not knowing anything about Linux and wanting to switch over from Windows because of frustration with low performance on my Ryzen 3, 8Gb RAM laptop... Sometimes my computer would crash while compiling programs and lag while watching movies... Thanks to the...
  3. S

    Suggestion required for any lightweight Ubuntu OS supported with LattePanda SBC with touchscreen gesture support

    I'm hoping to get some assistance with a touchscreen issue on a LattePanda board running Xubuntu20.04.6 LTS (XFCE4 environment). We have a Qt application designed for this setup, but we're encountering a problem: Issue: The system doesn't fully support touchscreen gestures. The screen displays...
  4. S

    Touchscreen Gestures Not Working Properly on LattePanda with Xubuntu (XFCE4) & Qt App

    I'm hoping to get some assistance with a touchscreen issue on a LattePanda board running Xubuntu20.04.6 LTS (XFCE4 environment). We have a Qt application designed for this setup, but we're encountering a problem: Issue: The system doesn't fully support touchscreen gestures. The screen displays...
  5. M

    How do I get Xfce back?!

    Hey, Linux.org community, I hope you're having an amazing morning, evening, night, or whatever part of the day it is in your timezone. With all of that aside, I have a big problem: Xfce is gone. So basically, earlier today, I tried to install GNOME on my own like the stubborn know-it-all...
  6. mquclinux

    Screenshots error

    PFA educational purpose its an old problem in a VM. the vm is stopped and i have moved it separate node. it automatically captures screenshots when clicked on 'x' button.
  7. T

    Dell latitude xt mouse buttons not working *please help

    having issues with linux on my latitude xt where the buttons below the touchpad dont work, but the buttons above do (has similar trackstick setup to thinkpads) im able to use the mouse this way just fine but its just annoying not being able to use the full function of the laptop, and not having...
  8. D

    Trying to Transfer Music onto Sandisk Clip Sport Plus (SOLVED)

    I'm using Linux Mint 21 XFCE and my new MP3 player won't auto-sync. It will show up in disks, but not Thunar. While searching for a solution, I encountered this thread on the Mint forums: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=360397 When the person was told they needed to format it, I...
  9. D

    (Solved) Mint 21 XFCE Won't Go Into Sleep Mode

    Because Cinnamon 20.2 was slowing down my Lenovo X200 convertible, I recently installed the XFCE version of Mint 21. Since then, I've noticed a recurring problem where it won't go into sleep mode when put the screen down, and when I put the screen back up, it logs me out. I tried restarting the...
  10. N

    [Solved] Nvidia video driver issues on an old Laptop

    I'm trying to refurbish a very old MSI notebook (MSI VR630) with an AMD Turion X2 Mobile RM-70 processor and a NVIDIA GeForce 9100M G GPU. I installed Linux Lite 5.8 x86_64 to it, a Ubuntu-based XFCE lightweight distro that was recommended on several forums. The default video drivers used are...
  11. J

    Second monitor not recognized by Manjaro Xfce

    Hello everyone, I just joined the forum and this is my first thread here, so if anything is not described/written properly please tell me! My problem is, that Manjaro Xfce is not recognizing my second monitor in my dual monitor setup. I used Arch and Ubuntu before and everything was recognized...
  12. A

    Error while apt install, remove, reinstall or upgrade on Parrot home XFCE and disappeared "apt-transport-https" package

    Error code: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: loading files list file for package 'libgfortran5:amd64': cannot open /var/lib/dpkg/info/libgfortran5:amd64.list (Input/output error) Scanning application launchers Removing duplicate launchers or broken launchers Launchers are updated E...
  13. J

    Learning Linux

    Hello! I have been using Linux for a couple years now, and I am deciding to finally sit down and thoroughly learn Linux. I am using an Acer Chromebook with SeaBIOS running Linux Lite -- an xfce distro. After looking through many of the "learn Linux" books, I am seeing that most of them base...
  14. A

    How To Create custom Debian Distro Iso With Live Boot Capabilities

    Hello everyone , i am new to this forum i am a student , and a Debian 10 XFce user , I Want to create my own usb linux distribution with live boot capabilities , according to some methods , i have used Linux-live kit , from github and also tried programs that offer live system creation...
  15. H

    Install a docker interface xfce

    Hello! I am new to Linux, and i need to create / install a docker which can launch an interface xfce linked to my linux folder (for example to launch an Python IDE). Problem : i don't know how to do at all. I installed docker, and alors x11docker/xfce, but this is what i got as answer. xorg...
  16. M

    Devuan doublecmd problem with xfce

    after i installed doublecmd-common and made it trough xfce the default filemanager i cant select any file or folder anymore in xfce's own gui applications in example: trying to select another wall paper doenst allow me now any more to select: a folder or a file through the other choice of the...
  17. D

    Turn/Keep Backlight Off or Brightness ALL THE WAY Down

    I've replaced my screen with "special" screen (Pixel Qi) that when the backlight is off, basically doubles as e-paper so it is visible in sunlight. The Fn+F6 shortcut works great to turn the backlight off while keeping the LCD active (which is exactly what I need). The problem is that the...
  18. Rob

    Docker desktop for linux?

    At work I have a macbook running osx and a macbook running Linux.. I also just started with a different team that heavily uses kubernetes. One thing I really like in OSX is the docker menu in the panel where I can quickly switch between clusters. I've since found kubectx (see other thread)...
  19. X

    Xfce Popularity

    It is my understanding that the xfce desktop is available on more distros than any other desktop. Can someone confirm that?
  20. Alboy1975

    Mint xfce v cinnamon, why does latter cripple cpu

    Hi I'm a noobies to linux and i have bought this https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lenovo-Thinkpad-Ultrabook-Helix-11-6-Touch-i7-8GB-256GB-SSD-Windows-10-EU-KEYB/153120834786?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649as (got mine for £170) as a linux machine. have tried the following...