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

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Radeon HD 6470M (HP pavilion g6 1109er) on Xubuntu 14.04.2

So, there is the HP laptop with Xubuntu 14.04.2 x86. On the free driver (kernel is 3.16) laptop really hot. I tried to install the latest Catalyst specifically built for Ubuntu - ...
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Xubuntu/xfce with GNOME 3 like application launcher and application switcher

Is it possible to either install the application launcher and application switcher (alt + tab in GNOME 3) from GNOME 3 or something similar in xfce? I like to create a portable and light-weight Ubuntu ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 boottime splash image not showing

Xubuntu 14.04 boottime splash image not showing. How to enable splash image? My system environments below. Host: Windows7 x64 + VirtualBox 5.0 + Vagrant 1.7.4 Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 Vagrantfile ...
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No Launcher at all, just blank desktop (with bg image) [duplicate]

So, okay, I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 and this just came out yesterday when the launcher disappeared. I cant right click on screen 'cause nothing happens, I can open TTY with ctrl+alt F1, F2 and so ...
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Some webpages doesn't load properly in any linux distro

Recently I can't use Facebook, Youtube and some other webpages in any Linux distro that I install on my Thinkpad T420. I've been using Xubuntu for about one year and it happened about three weeks ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 black screen after screen lock

I am using Xubuntu 15.04 with Xfce 4.12 in a Dell Inspiron 14 laptop, model 3442. Whenever I lock my screen, then put my password and unlock it, the screen brightness gets very low, it's almost as if ...
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Blockify won't run

Blockify mutes Spotify during ad's. I installed it through the fixed version (ctrl-f the link) on to Xubuntu. When I tried to run Blockify from the terminal (having already run Spotify), I got: No ...
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hp laserjet pro mfp m127fw bug?

OS = Xubuntu 14.04 I just installed my new printer hp laserjet pro mfp m127fw via HPLIP and everything went fine till I wanted to print. I received this error : hpcups crashed with sigabrt ...
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Intel graphics problem 14.04.02

I have problem with my new Dell E7450, when I start Xubuntu 14.04.02 LTS it hangs up at login screen. It looks like this: http://i.stack.imgur.com/PZlWs.jpg Elements are partly black and unreadable. ...
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Will the environment xfce 4.12 “out of the box” in Xubuntu 14.04.3? [closed]

If not, why not? Environment xfce 4.12 is very stable, why not make an exception in the case of Xubuntu, which is very rare that varies from distro to distro.
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Wifi disabled, have to turn off and turn on

Aye, i recently moved to Xubuntu 15.04 and from time to time when I wake up laptop from suspend wifi cannot connect. It says networking disabled. I tried turnig on option "Enable networking" but that ...
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iperf error Waiting for server threads to complete. Interrupt again to force quit

i am im generating 2 tcp flows using iperf at the same time or a test, first i generate traffic from comp A to comp B using iperf for a long duration 500 sec to cover all my tests, and for each test i ...
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Kdenlive xubuntu 15.04

I updated my xubuntu to 15.04 and installed kdenlive (also 15.04). I think that the newest kdenlive version is using the KDE5 plasma environment. How can a use Kdenlive within xubuntu 15.04. Thx for ...
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Huawei E3531 3G modem: no surfing while downloading [closed]

I have a Huawei E3531 3G modem. The problem is that I cannot access any URLs while I'm downloading a file or loading a video; so I must wait for the video or the download to complete to be able surf ...
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tp-link wn422g v2.oo wireless usb stick

I am having trouble using a TP-LINK wn422g v2.00 wireless USB adapter on my computer which is running Xubuntu 15.04. When I plug the adapter in, the computer automatically picks up a signal from my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 amd64 updates broken

I have installed Xubuntu 15.04 - 64 bit on my NUC. So far so good, but when I try to update the sys things go horribly wrong. First: apt-get update This fails for a number of repositories with error ...
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Printer job never competes - prints half page - HP

I am having the following issue: when I start to print, printer never ends printing (e.g. 2-3 pages). Sometimes, it may print 20% of the page, sometimes 60% (about half-page) and gets the paper out. ...
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Whats the difference between installing a desktop from iso and apt-get? [duplicate]

So lets say I want to install Xubuntu. I can either go to their website and download an ISO, flash it to a memory stick and do an install, one of the options of which allows me to keep all my files ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with Unity update to Xfce

I was wondering if it is possible to change my environment from Unity to Xfce on my Ubuntu 15.04 without changing the whole system to Xubuntu. If I'm assuming correctly, Xubuntu is a separate system, ...
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What tools do I need to install with success on to lifetab an Ubuntu image?

It seems that hints in the web about lifetab (medion made by lenovo) are somewhat "antique" and some tools are not available any more or not given in the ppas of Ubuntu (vervid 15.04) ?! where are ...
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Unknown xubuntu screen locker / password

I have a regular ubuntu installation which I then installed xubuntu desktop over. I am occasionally confounded though by an unknown "screen locker" that occasionally appears instead of my normal ...
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Transitioning from Ubuntu to Xubuntu

I wish to transition from the current LTS release of Ubuntu to Xubuntu. However, I had a major issue when I first installed Ubuntu, where the wifi would disconnect after about five or ten minutes of ...
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Xubuntu error dialogue. It's driving me nuts. No info or anything in the dialogue box. Any ideas?

So I just installed a fresh copy of xubuntu and when I boot-up/log-in to my machine I get this generic error popup twice: . I checked the syslog file and couldn't locate anything. Is there another ...
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xubuntu 14.04 VPN connection has no network access

I am using the 'Network Connections' app under 'All Settings' to configure and connect to a VPN server for the purposes of accessing network resources and using Remote Desktop with Reminna. The VPN ...
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Having a weird network issue

I am using xubuntu 14.04.02 on a new build. Networking works great except when accessing any ubuntu site. For example, I can stream several videos and pandora at the same time with no problem. When I ...
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Can't get rid of file in /var/lib/update-notifier/user.d/ in 64-bit xubuntu 14.04

There's this infuriating update notifier that pops up in every single goddamned time I log into my account telling me the following: The following packages requested additional data downloads ...
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Dual boot windows 7 and xUbuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Hi I have Samsung mini laptop n100sp with 2 GB of ram and 300 GB HDD. Can anyone help me to set up a dual boot windows 7 and xUbuntu 12.04?
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Question about “sudo dpkg-reconfigure”

Last night I managed to solve my problem regarding Failure to download extra data files (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) by following the instructions on this link. Fortunately Solution 2 fixed my problem. ...
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Ubuntu is using a proxy although it's disabled in the settings

I have a problem with the proxy settings in Xubuntu 14.04 32-bit. Sometimes I need a proxy so I apply it to "/etc/profile", "/etc/environment" and "/etc/apt/apt.conf". If I don't need the proxy I ...
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Parallels Tools breaks SFML

So I created a clean VM of Xubuntu 14.04.2 in Parallels 10.2.1 and I got SFML working properly with sudo apt-get install libsfml-dev. Then I rebooted and made sure it still worked, and after that the ...
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Xubuntu X11VNC and Vino VNC - Broken Text and Menus

Can someone please help me figure out why does the text and menus look broken when I connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 installation via X11VNC or Vino Image link: http://i.stack.imgur.com/eTUPF.png ...
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Certain .mkv files won't generate thumbnails.

In Xubuntu, randomly, thumbnails for certain mkv files refuse to generate. Trying to delete one showed it was unable as it was being used by the thumbnailing service. Also, no thumbnails are generated ...
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After installing QtCreator, lightdm not turn on xubuntu 14.02

I just simply wrote sudo apt-get install qtcreator in terminal and saw how he removing xserver and some graphical packages in installation process. At the end, he install them again, but after reboot, ...
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Xfce4 Left Handed Touchpad Tap-Button Bug

I'm using Xubuntu 15.04 (xfce4 environment) and want to configure the laptops touchpad for lefthanded. I'm changing the configuration by using the section mouse/toucpad in the controlpanel provided ...
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Synaptics Disable while Typing not working

I am using Xubunt 14.04.2 with all updates installed. Disabling touchpad while typing is not working if its set to lower than 1 second (0.5 sec for example) Is this a known bug? Also synclient says ...
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How do I get Artec e+ 48u to work on Xubuntu 14.10 (amd64)

Symptoms: When I open Xsane, I get an error that it cannot find my scanner. simple-scan will open, but when I click the scan button I get a failed to scan error. The properties child window is what ...
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Remote access to 14.04.2 desktop through Google's Chrome extension vs. installing X11 server?

I have an Android tablet and smartphone and there are pages of apps in Google PLAY related to remote desktop. I have Chrome installed on both my Android 4.4.2 tablet and xubuntu 14.04.2, with the ...
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How do I find locale in XFCE4?

XFCE4.1 I can't find locale.conf in /etc I need to change my locale because sublime tells me "that can not handle non-ASCII characters...setting the LANG environment variable" I am running crouton ...
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Problem launching parole after upgrading to vivd (clutter-critical error)

After upgrading to the most recent version of xubuntu, I can no longer launch parole. Launching it from the gui results in nothing visible. Launching it from the command line yields the following: ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 disables video output when disconneting / reconnecting a HDMI monitor

On Xubuntu 13.10 when I disconnect a screen connected on the HDMI output of my computer and then reconnect it, the signal directly comes back to the screen and I can continue to work. On Xubuntu ...
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Column select in Mousepad?

Mousepad is the default text editor of Xubuntu. Is there a column select mode in Mousepad? How can I enable it?
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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Problem with XFCE lockscreen

I tried a bunch of different desktop environments before settling on Cinnamon. Occasionally, I'll unlock my computer and the XFCE lockscreen shows up. Sometimes it's even on top of my regular ...
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OSRS in fullscreen

I looked for however long on how to turn Oldschool RuneScape fullscreen using a magnifier tool. I tried Compiz, Alt-Scroll, none of them worked the way I wanted it to be. I want to enlarge a ...
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Apparmor is not functioning

When I check the status of Apparmor, I get 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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XFCE: Hiding an application from the taskbar

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.2 and running the standard window manager with the default window buttons applet through xfce4-panel. I need to hide an application from the taskbar so that it only appears ...
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Xubuntu after suspend turns back on [duplicate]

I am currently using Xubuntu, apparently every time I try to suspend the computer, it turns right back on... Any ideas?
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4.0.6 kernel in which ubuntu version?

I think kernel 4.0.6 came with l2tp vpn support which is a must for me. (its so in another distro) Is there any xubuntu version that officially supports it or comes with this kernel? I know that there ...
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Freeze Issue on both xubuntu 14 and ubuntu 14

So, I decided to install xubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386. On the “installation type” screen I highlighted the partition on where to place xubuntu. I then clicked on the “Change” button and 1) made mount ...
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glitchy audio playback every 10-20 seconds

hey I'm getting a glitch in the audio playback every 10 or 20 seconds with vlc and gmusicbrowser (parole is smooth as - but lists songs alphabetically which is painful), anyway this problem is only ...