Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based (Ubuntu with XFCE desktop environment) Linux operating system.

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Editing ~/.vnc/xstartup to launch XFCE on VNC server

I have been following the following linode tutorial: https://www.linode.com/docs/applications/remote-desktop/using-vnc-to-operate-a-desktop-on-ubuntu-12-04 Except that I want to use XFCE instead of ...
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Caps Lock to RIGHT Control (It is important to be the right)

I have found a lot of ways to map Caps Lock to Left Control. For example: editing /etc/default/keyboard and adding "ctrl:nocaps" to the XKBOPTIONS But I can't find anywhere how to map to Right ...
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xfce low graphics mode

I've installed xfce. Replacing unity and I've ran into what seems to be a common problem. I keep getting a low graphics setting. I am using an hp g62 with I believe a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 ...
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ELANTech Touchpad no cursor movement/right-click after upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 (Xubuntu)

I upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 on my ASUS UX305F and the cursor on my touchpad no longer moves and only the left-click functionality works. It's still recognized: $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual ...
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Xubuntu freezing on a computer running Radeon 9100 IGP

So this is whats happening, I decided to revive an old ASUS Pundit (believe thats what they where called) with Xubuntu. It has a 3.00 GHz Pentium 4 with 1Gb RAM and with a Radeon 9100 IGP. My issue ...
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Problem with Apparmor

I checked the status of Apparmor, and got this: xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo apparmor_status apparmor module is loaded. 0 profiles are loaded. 0 profiles are in enforce mode. 0 profiles are in complain ...
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xubuntu suddenly asked me for my password to mount an USB flash disk. Is this normal?

It never asked for it before or after and this one time was after the flash disk was inserted in an untrusted computer. I don't remember the message exactly. Is it possible malware got on the flash ...
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blackscreen when i boot into ubuntu installer

I am trying to install ubuntu on my acer laptop and when I boot a usb made from start-up disk creator it shows the loading screen for a bit and then it turns to a black screen with the backlight on. ...
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Satellite card not recognized

Warning: Very bad english, trying to translate from french I recently heard about SDR and I have an old computer that has a PCI satellite card equipped with a Conexant Fusion 878A (Bt878x) chip, so I ...
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Cannot find systemd unit files in Xubuntu 15.04

Does Xubuntu 15.04 really run on systemd? I noticed that there is no single unit file available in newly released Xubuntu 15.04, although they are available in both Kubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 15.04. ...
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Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to minimize a window?

I'm looking at the window manager keyboard settings but I don't see it. There are shortcuts for maximize, hide, move, and so forth, so I'd think I was on the right page.
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Root full on UBUNTU 14.04

After installing some operating system updates my root partition is full. I'm a new user of UBUNTU so I'm sure this is an easy fix.
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Remove or hide desktop folder in ~ (Xubuntu)

I've never used "Desktop" folder in my home directory for anything and I would like to remove but it always recreates itself when I delete it or hide it. It's pretty sticky. I've also tried include ...
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Need to change Xubuntu(xfce) default suspend settings

If sudo pm-suspend works, but using the "suspend" option from the log-out menu doesn't, how can I get the log-out menu to point to just pm-suspend instead of whatever script it's currently using? ...
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Suspend hook not working in Xubuntu 15.04

I've been using this suspend hook with Ubuntu & Kubuntu since the days of 12.10, however when I did a clean install of Xubuntu 15.04 yesterday, I noticed it suddenly not working. I've created a ...
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Can't login into XUbuntu main account

I'm trying to login into my main account. The only account that has root rights. When I try to login it does a short command line display and restarts the login screen. Probably a issue, is there a ...
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cat showing file content but mousepad and abiword won't

As the question says, I need to edit my /proc/acpi/wakeup file, but when I open it with any text editor, it shows blank file. cat command, on the other hand, displays correct file contents in ...
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Xubuntu Menu Disappears

Every other time I start my computer up, the xfce menu disappears. It looks like this: (top left hand corner) I have done sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm but it just goes to a black screen (forever). ...
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micro SD card: unable to write large files

OS: Xubuntu 14.04 Machine: Acer Aspire V3-571 SD Card: Kingston Micro SDHC 8G (using plastic adapter into laptop's built in SD Card reader) I've been trying to copy NOOBS (Raspberry Pi's ...
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Ethernet Connection Not Work (Xubuntu 15.04)

I've been looking around and trying the answers in other places, but none of them have worked so far. I have an ethernet connection on an old laptop. I'm using Xubuntu 15.04. This ethernet connection ...
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busy box v.21.1 ubuntu zorinos etc

If someone knows, please tell me why this happens? And how can I fix it? I'm afraid of losing my files all the time. BusyBox v.1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1)built-in shell (ash) Enter ...
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Xubuntu lost account 15.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 with XFCE installed to Xubuntu 15.04. While I was installing, I forgot to finish making the account. Now, when I try to log in, I can only do a guess session. There is a ...
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Xubuntu never boots up for first time

I've installed Xubuntu on SSD drive, I can see it in GRUB but it never boots up for a first time. When I select "Ubuntu" in bootloader, loading splash-screen appears for a brief moment and then it ...
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How to correctly associate application with file type in Thunderbird “Open with” dialog box?

I am running Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Xubuntu 14.04. Most times (but not every time) I try to open a PowerPoint (.pptx) attachment, I get a dialog box asking "What should Thunderbird do with this file?" ...
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How do I kill a 5GB init-child zombie process? [duplicate]

I'm trying not to restart every time I'm done with my game. I've reported this issue to the DNS community a 2nd time now since I havn't played it for a while since the first time and it's still not ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 won't get past login

Yesterday I was turning on my laptop as always but I couldn't get through login screen, desktop won't load. The only thing I can see is TeamViewer remote and nothing but it. I tried everything I ...
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Company website does not work in linux, works in Windows

I have recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 in my personal laptop & tried to access my company site thru firefox. I was able to login using otp, but encountered several problems afterwards When i ...
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Panels are not showing on second display

I installed Xubuntu. Before installing it, my second monitor was displaying the panels correctly on Ubuntu. When I installed Xubuntu, the second monitor was mirroring the primary one. I went to ...
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Intel NUC running Xubuntu spontaneously suspends and won't wake up

I recently ordered an Intel NUC 5i5RYH with a Samsung Evo SSD and 2 x 8GB GB Crucial RAM. I attempted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it but I had problems with it suspending before I could even finish ...
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How can I make the xubuntu-desktop optional?

I installed xubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu Server. And it became default to Xubuntu Desktop. How can I make it back to console boot and manually start xubuntu desktop in console?
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Sound problem in Xubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and having some sound issues.The sound stutters,distorts ,buzzes.This happens no matter it is a video or an mp3 playing. Its frequency is unstable ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 internet connection problems

I just installed Xubuntu 15.04 on my computer and I cannot log onto the Internet. My computer was connected during installation via ethernet. Once Xubuntu 15.04 had installed, I wasn't able to connect ...
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Why firefox is default browser in Xubuntu?

I have a lot of apps which ignore xfce browser settings: for example banshee. It still opens links in firefox, but I set google-chrome as default. It is default in xfce-preferred-apps, it is default ...
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Blank screen after loggin in from sleep mode

If I close the lid to let it sleep, open it and type in my password, right after that I get a blank screen. How can I fix this. Running xubuntu 15.04.
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Can't open file to disable splash screen

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04 32 bit if that means anything. It's a fresh install. I'm trying to disable the splash screen. (There actually doesn't seem to be any. It's a black screen from boot until I get to ...
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Notifyd brightness notification not showing properly

I have the exact same problem described here. I'm using an nvidia driver and it was all right (I had to use a similar procedure to have my brightness control working). My xorg configuration files are ...
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GRUB menu while installing xubuntu 15.04

I have windows 7 installed on my system and I'm trying to dual boot my system using a live usb stick of xubuntu 15.04(64 bit) which I created using unetbootin software. my issue is when I boot from ...
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Can't access Xubuntu recovery mode via holding shift

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I can not access recovery mode via holding down the SHIFT key. I read almost everywhere that this is how you do it. Does that work for Xubuntu as well or just Ubuntu? The ...
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installing key touch on xubuntu

I am trying to install key touch on Xubuntu ."sudo apt-get install keytouch" doesn't work as I get 'Unable to locate package keytouch' message. I downloaded the software from ...
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Cant authenticate via GUI

I can not authenticate anything that requires GUI authentication...like approve software updates. After each try it says something like authentication was unsuccessful, and closes the dialog after 3 ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu without formatting /home, BACKUP specific config files?

I've got /home & /(filesystem) on separate partitions. I've upgraded a few times (xubuntu) but my OS has picked up the inevitable fud over the years & I want to do a fresh install. To do a ...
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Trouble getting Conky to Display Japanese Characters on Xubuntu

I run xubuntu with Openbox and I'm having trouble getting conky to play ball with japanese characters. All of the advice I've found through looking on the internet has been unhelpful and does not seem ...
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Sony Vaio Fn Keys not working

I have installed xubuntu 14.04 on an old sony vaio (vgn fs35gp model) and none of the FN + F keys are functioning (volume ,brightness etc). Xev doesnt give any outputs when Fn key is pressed. ...
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Popcorn Time server app for linux

can I install my own Popcorn app, and and my own sources? or run moded whitelabel PT app on my serv/root, and share desktop app with friends? Anyone got working linux app for server ? Is that dead ...
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How to Enable Lock on Suspend in Xubuntu

I'm using xubuntu and I cannot enable the screenlock when suspending the machine. How do I enable the lock on suspend?
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Which is version of cuda for nvidia 304.125

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I want to install CUDA. But I don't know which version is good for my laptop. I trace my drive that is $cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 ...
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No speaker sound, but headphones working, Xubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude

I see there are similar threads, but none of the proposed solutions work, so I'll try to provide some detail so maybe someone can spot the issue. user@computer:~$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.2 boot problem

When I turned on my Asus Eee 1005-HA with Xubuntu 14.04.2 this morning, it apparently booted without fail, but the resolution is suddenly down to 800x600 and no network devices can be detected. The ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 battery percentage

is there please any way to show battery percentage and battery remaining time in the xfce panel without clicking on battery icon in the panel? This feature worked in previous Xubuntu versions (show ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 freezed while Tranmission was running

I'm using Xubuntu 14.10 (x64) on system with mainboard ASUS Q1900DC-ITX for web-surfing and torrent download. At night I left it downloaded torrent. But it freezed in night and in the mornings the ...