Testing 20.04 - only for the most adventurous

Sounds like the menu icon needs to be turned into a symbolic icon.

I’m no inkscape expert - I’m guessing the fill colour needs to be changed as per https://askubuntu.com/a/154846/14356

ok - in theory this will now be fixed in 20.04 - will need to confirm this on the next package upload due in the next few weeks.

In the interim - https://github.com/UbuntuBudgie/budgie-desktop-environment/blob/master/distrologo/ubuntu-budgie-symbolic.svg

Drop that file into /usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/apps

Then run sudo update-icon-caches /usr/share/icons/hicolor

Then in budgie-desktop-settings - panel - menu applet - change the menu icon to be “ubuntu-budgie-symbolic”

The solution above works , for those who would like to try it remember to change the image name when downloaded to ubuntu-budgie-symbolic.

The very latest desktopfolder is now available in 20.04.

We think its a very worthy alternative for desktop icons support - more info here:

Whilst we will not be shipping with desktopfolder out-of-the-box for 20.04 since it has some edge cases we aren’t happy with - for the majority we think it is very useful.

So if you want to test switch off nemo-desktop via dconf-editor org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons and install the package.

The above link has our PPA for 18.04/19.04/19.10 users to also play with the latest desktopfolder.

The project itself would love some help - so if you want to dip your toes into open source development this is a worthy project to-do so. GitHub - spheras/desktopfolder: Bring your Desktop Back to Life

I modified the symbolic menu icon a little you can see the result in the images.Screenshot from 2020-01-04 12-23-03 Screenshot from 2020-01-04 12-24-44

New version of Window Shuffler is now available - feedback is most welcome

I searched the thread and didn’t see anything so I thought I would report that I am unable to open GNOME Settings on 20.04. It crashes out to the login screen. Happens every time. I’m running it in VirtualBox if that makes a difference. Happy to provide whatever details you’d like to see.

Suggestion: please add a sticky here for where each type of bug report should go eg installer issues: ```
ubuntu-bug ubiquity


Please report this to launchpad via

ubuntu-bug gnome-control-center

I followed the instructions on the bug reporting page to run ubuntu-bug against the _usr_lib_xorg_Xorg.0.crash file located there. It showed that the bug has already been reported (1796437). I’ll add my details there. Thanks again.

Interesting! That bug report is marked as a duplicate.

In the linked report it says the package gstreamer1.0-vaapi is the issue

Audio sounds horrible (scratchy, over-driven) Only getting sound on left channel.
Connected via HDMI. All audio is affected.
No crash and not sure which package to report.


This is highly likely to be a kernel issue

ubuntu-bug linux

We have now dropped the use of the buggy system tray in 20.04.

Very few apps require the system tray and apps that still do are pretty old and there are better replacements available.

The network manager icon in the system tray has now been replaced by a proper budgie-applet - network manager applet.

To test this we strongly recommend installing 20.04 on real hardware so that you can test wifi and other combinations

Desktop layouts implementation is now complete for 20.04

We still recommend using the daily budgie-extras PPA since things are still changing daily in 20.04

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Is the system tray the AppIndicator applet?

no - its the legacy xembed tray

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Is it possible to use 19.10 ppa’s in 20.04?

Is there any file that I can change so the ppa’s will recognize my system as 19.10

If yes I will install 20.04 now, in my main machine hahah.

It is possible - but unwise due to different compilers.

At the end of the day - 20.04 can blow up and you will need to reinstall at any time. So if you are depending on stuff on 19.10 then (at this early stage) testing 20.04 is probably not wise.

I would much prefer testing to be on a non critical machine - a spare laptop for example.

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I have Budgie dailys and backports PPAs active. To install any Budgie applets I am told to install the backports PPA but get this when i do;
E: The repository ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntubudgie/backports/ubuntu focal Release’ does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can’t be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.