Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based Linux operating system.

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How to get the sendto mail recipient in Xubuntu 14.04 to use Geary email client?

I have geary set as my default email client on Xubuntu 14.04 but when I try to use the send to mail recipient in Thunar I get an error I am wanting to know how to make this possible without this ...
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Newbie xubuntu with kde no wireless

Newbie (to here) help requested. I currently run xubuntu (just upgraded to 14.04) and have no issues. Thought I would try kde, just for a change. Running on a laptop with enough grunt for that, I just ...
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No more wi-fi on my Xubuntu 14.04

I have no more wi-fi connection after the upgrade to Xubuntu 14.04. Can you help me?
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MediterraneanNight Theme issue with Indicator Plugin in Xubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded my system with Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I have installed the MediterraneanNight Theme by creating ~/.theme directory. The theme works well although there is an issue with the ...
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Weird behavior of apache2 on Ubuntu with php.ini file

I am trying to solve ultimate problem of why session variables are not saved when I run my php script. After researching for a while I went on to check session.cookie_lifetime value which is set to 0 ...
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Is my sound card dead? Ubuntu/Xubuntu no audio

I was wondering if anyone knew how I can check to see if my sound card is no longer functional or if I'm missing some libraries or something. The sound was working fine for a while and then it just ...
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Failed to download repository information-xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu and i get this from the software center : Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. DETAILS: Failed to fetch ...
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Why does hibernate not work after update from 13.10 to 14.04?

I have just updated my Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Did not change anything. Suspend-to-ram (standby) and hibernate both worked well in 13.10. Now hibernate does not work any more (suspend-to-ram still ...
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Write to user defined partition /data

I'm a newbie in Linux/Ubuntu/Xubuntu world. In order to supply data encapsulation I defined separate partition "/data" on my HDD, where I want to store all my user data, separately from ...
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14.04: re-enabling unity style notification in unity after xubuntu-desktop install?

Ubuntu 14.04, I installed xubuntu-desktop to get access to both Unity and Xfce. However now, in Unity the notifications are messed up: no transparency, sound change and brightness change do not show ...
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Desktop icons not showing up in xubuntu (and I cant right click on the desktop)

In xubuntu, my desktop icons have dissapeared. I can not remember the cause, but if I do, I will edit this and put it here. Also, when I try to right click on the desktop, nothing happens. I have ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Ibus Anthy Problem

So I recently upgraded to the latest release of Xubuntu, 14.04. I got everything working quite well except for one thing, Ibus, and Anthy for Japanese input. I have installed the language in ...
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bug with ibus with xubuntu 14.04

I am french, I just installed xubuntu 14.04. I am learning japanese and i used to use Anthy with iBus. The problem is the following (my computer is in japanese so the menu and item names maay be ...
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How do I change the xubuntu start menu color and style?

my xubuntu menu is very very simple like this: I've noticed that new xfce menu is better than this like this: how can i convert? and....if i can't do it then my new question is here: I'm ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 refuses to share anything over network

Ok, I'm brand new with servers, and decided to turn some old parts into an xubuntu server. After hours of trying several different programs, approaches, and settings, my computer still refuses to host ...
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Is there a way to change iBus icon in notification area? (xubuntu)

I need to constantly switch between different keyboard layouts, I did this with the "keyboard layout" element in xfce panels, it was ugly but I could put it anywhere (so I put it in a seperate "auto ...
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Execute action upon window resize with devilspice

I'm looking for a devilspie2 alternative that can handle more window events, like "on resize". Right now there's only open and close window events. For example, I would like to undecorate a window ...
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Brightness Notification on Xubuntu 14.04 Shrunk after Update

My brightness notification has shrunk. It was fine before I installed the updates after installing Xubuntu 14.04. I first noticed after booting for the first time after the upgrade. Here is a ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Power button instantly powers off laptop instead of showing shutdown menu

Laptop is Lenovo Thinkpad X120e. lshw -short output /proc/cpuinfo The setup is pretty much standard. Not customized in any way, since I just installed it. No packages related to drivers installed, ...
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How do I un-dim my computer screen after I close the lid in xubuntu?

I have recently installed xubuntu on top of normal ubuntu on my computer. A problem that is really bugging me is that whenever I close the lid on my computer, it will go to sleep, as usual, but when I ...
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Problem after close the lid of my laptop

I am using xubuntu and I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 today. Now, when I close my laptop and I reopen it it show the login screen (as normal). When I enter my credentials, it show a black screen. I ...
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XFCE / Xubuntu: Centering the name of the launchers on the Desktop?

How does one center the names of launchers on the desktop on Xubuntu, if the name has multiple lines? This is how it is: This is what i want it to be:
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Mount NTFS External hard drive on UBuntu 14.04

Hi, I am trying to mount an external hard drive (on which I have files saved from Windows 8) on Ubuntu 14.04, but Ubuntu cannot mount it. This is the message I get: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at ...
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How to autologin in Xubuntu 14.04? [on hold]

I was using Xubuntu 13.10 previously and it used to autologin by default. Now that I reformatted and installed Xubuntu 14.04, I can't seem to autologin. I went into User Settings and set it to not ask ...
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Have to restart lightdm when opening laptop lid after 14.04 upgrade

I've just upgraded to 14.04. Whenever I shut the laptop lid and come back to it later, after entering the password the screen just goes blank and requires ctrl+alt+f2-ing to a terminal to restart ...
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How do I configure multiple keyboard layouts in Xubuntu 14.04

There is Settings > Keyboard > Layout and there is something called iBus and input methods. I were using Keyboard > Layout GUI to configure my layouts in 13.10 and it worked fine. But after ...
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How to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am trying to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 64bit from here. I tried ubuntu 10.04 32bit and ubuntu 12.04(multiarch). In xubuntu 14.04 64bit for both cases it is showing broken package message. Could ...
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No sound after upgrade from Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

No sound, pavucontrol only shows "dummy output". aplay gives nothing, lspci shows soundcard: 04:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A/VT8251 HDA Controller Subsystem: Micro-Star ...
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How to speed up VirtualBox running on a Host?

OK...So I have the newest VirtualBox installed with Ubuntu and it works all fine no bugs at all but it runs so slow...No programs running in the background and my VBox takes up a lot of the cpu so it ...
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Light locker stops background activities (eg. music playback) when screen is locked

I upgraded my xubuntu installation to the new release, 14.04. This release includes a new light-locker, a great improvement if you ask me. The thing is that whenever I try to lock the session or when ...
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Xubuntu menulibre application (menu editor) not launching

My cat was recently laying on my computer when I was trying to edit the xubuntu menu using the Menu Editor application (menulibre). My cat messed around with some stuff so when I tried to go back into ...
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Having problem with genymotion on VirtualBox for 13.10, its not working on 14.04, any idea?

After Upgrade(13.10 to 14.04) I had problem with VMWare, it does not support new linux, need to patch files (now fixed), Second having problem with genymotion on VirtualBox for 13.10, its not working ...
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apt dependency issues in Trusty

I was trying to install openssh-server on Xubuntu 14.04 [amd64] and apt is asking me to install many i386 packages as dependency The following packages will be REMOVED: openssh-client The following ...
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Trying to load 14.04

When Xubuntu reboots, I sucessfully enter my login and password. Then it sticks on: myname@ubuntu-computername:~$ How do I proceed from this? Thanks.
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On Xubuntu 13.10 AR8162 Wired internet disabled on Asus 1015e-ds03

I have an Asus 1015e-dso3 laptop. It came with ubuntu 12.04 installed, and everything was fine, except that the laptop came very strangly partitioned. There was about 150gb worth of space that wasn't ...
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How can I make windows go fullscreen when snapping to the top of the screen in xfce?

You know how in unity when you grab a window and snap it to the top of the screen it will go fullscreen? Im currently using xubuntu but when I snap the window to the top it will just fill the top half ...
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ubuntu 14.04 xrdp grey

I installed the latest ubuntu desktop and when I install xrdp I get a grey screen when I connect from windows rdc. this works fine in ubuntu 12.04. I found several solutions but they are not really ...
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Is TRIM enabled in Xubuntu 14.04 by default?

Is TRIM enabled in all official derivatives of Ubuntu 14.04 by default?
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Disable home encryption in Xubuntu

I chose full encryption and home encryption during install and now want to disable the latter. How do I do this in Xubuntu?
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black screen after login

I switched to xubuntu from windows and things have been pretty smooth until I tried to connect another monitor to my laptop (using vga). The screen suddenly went black, and since then, even with my ...
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Install Ubuntu Desktop Variable From CD [closed]

How To Install Ubuntu Desktop Variations (such as lubuntu-xubuntu) from installation cd?
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No wifi with xubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 8600

I've just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop, because of the lack of a pae, and everything works fine except wifi. I've followed the instructions on the Wifi help page and ...
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How to copy the text in ubuntu error window?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). VLC crashes on startup and gives this error 12836 segmentation fault (core dumped) vlc While that ...
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Compiz on Xubuntu - Minimized Windows not shown on window switcher [closed]

I am running Xubuntu 13.04. I have installed compiz on top and want it to show all the minimized windows when I use the window switcher. Thats not happening currently! In my research I have found ...
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Anywhere to download Wine for Xubuntu? [duplicate]

I am completely new to the Linux world and am already having troubles. I installed Xubuntu on an old desktop and am trying to set up a USB wifi adapter to get some internet connection on the thing. I ...
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Como instalo ubuntu en una Pc que tiene lubuntu

I want to install Ubuntu on my computer which has Lubuntu. How can I remove Lubuntu and install Ubuntu. Thanks. Hola la verdad soy nuevo utilizando linux y no se como hacerlo pues yo quiero instalar ...
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WINE: minor delay on sound playback

When running a game under WINE pulseaudio is showing a constant delay of what I would estimate to be 100-200ms that on occasion climbs to over 500ms. I can't put my finger on why it increases on some ...
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Automatically revert to laptop screen when external monitor unplugged

I regularly use an external monitor with my laptop, so when I use it, I usually have the laptop screen disabled when the monitor is connected, and this seems to cause problems when the monitor is ...
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Difference between “removable drive hot-plugged” and “removable media inserted”?

On Xubuntu's "Removable Drives and Media" settings, I see two items that can each be checked on/off that seem very similar. Can someone explain what the difference is? Under the "Storage" tab are [ ...
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Xfce top panel indicator problem

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit The output of xfce4-about is xfce4-about-Message: No vendor information found in "/usr/share/xfce4/vendorinfo However I believe I'm using 4.12 but... ...