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

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Unstable internet connection

I have the Intel 7260 (rev 73) and I am running xubuntu 16.04 Sometimes my wifi stops working out of nowhere ("Device not ready" it says in the xfce wifi applet). I need to reboot my laptop to ...
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Xubuntu 16.04LTE won't likely detect HP elitebook laptops keyboard

I have an elitebook 2530p laptop which have had troubles with the keyboard not beeing detected. But when navigating in BIOS or in GRUB, keyboard works just fine. No problem at all, always. However, ...
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Local network works but not the internet

I am at work and the Internet works fine on my laptop but then it suddenly stopped working and still does not work. I can get Local Net. No idea why this issue has happened. I do recall an update that ...
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Xubuntu does not recognize Epson WF-2540 All-In-One

I have struggled with this problem for quite some time but cannot get Xubuntu 16.04 LTS to work with this device (Epson WF-2540 All-In-One). Xubuntu is loaded on a Dell 1525n laptop (2008 vintage) ...
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Is it possible to set an application to preferably open in second monitor? [duplicate]

As the title said, I want to set my Firefox application to always open up in second monitor. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and default ubuntu driver for NVDIA (noveau I think). In Windows there is ...
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Unable to “Enable WiFi” on an HP Aspire XUbuntu 16.04

I recently purchased an HP Notebook 17-y020ca and installed Ubuntu 16.04. Having overcome some WiFi driver issues, I am now stuck in the final step of enabling the WiFi. This notebook has a Broadcom ...
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Remove XFCE Start-Up/Loading/Boot Screen While Keeping XFCE

I've recently gotten Xfce on my Unity machine. I want to keep Unity and Xfce, but how do I remove the boot/loading screen that says "Xubuntu" when I want it to say "Ubuntu" like it did before I ...
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XUbuntu HDMI audio not working but works with Ubuntu - S/PDIF unmuted

I have read a number of threads but they all point me to the same conclusion - one that doesn't work for me. This conclusion is to ensure that S/PDIF is unmuted and that HDMI / Digital Audio is ...
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Xubuntu Keyboard partially responding after lid down only in some applications

Question: why this happens, how to track it down, how to fix? Lid down > Lid up > Keyboard works. Lid down > Lid up > Keyboard in Firefox or Terminal doesn't work, Alt+Tab doesn't work > move (mouse)...
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RPi WIFI Dongle 0e8d:761b MediaTek Inc. problem with drivers

I bought USB Dongle WiFi from Ebay and I have problem with drivers. I get CD with this device but I don't know how to install it. On screen shot you can see what CD include. When I put lsusb I am ...
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Font settings not working in Xfce keyboard layout panel plugin in 16.06

There is this bug: font cannot be changed in xfce4-xkb-plugin, the applet that displays keyboard layouts. In fact the font can be changed but is displayed much bigger. Can this be fixed somehow?
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Kernel panic /dev/sda: clean

I'm using Xubuntu/windows 10 dual boot. I've installed the NVIDIA CUDA toolkit to use GPU version of TensorFlow. After rebooting it, it got stuck at /dev/sda6: clean,..... for a very long time and ...
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How to open a folder with Atom text editor? (Xubuntu)

When I right click on a folder either on my desktop or in thunar I want an option to open the folder with atom or really some other programs as well such as a picture/music/media program. I've done ...
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How do I stop Xubuntu 16.04 from deactivating my wireless connection?

This happens sometimes whilst I'm actively using my laptop (Lenovo B50-80) but especially when the screen turns off to a black screen, I assume thats a screen saver? I set the screen timeout off and ...
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After fresh installation of XUbuntu 16.04, US layout on USB keyboard after each reboot

The built-in keyboard of my laptop is connected to the system as a USB device. During installation of XUbuntu 16.04 from the official 64 bit ISO image, I was asked about my keyboard layout. I ...
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Why are options grayed out when choosing backdrops on XFCE4?

I am using Xubuntu 16.04 from the Ubuntu Minimal Install iso (DVD). I installed Xubuntu Desktop (full) using Tasksel, appropriately and as opposed to apt-get or a GUI package manager. 16.04 is the ...
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xfdashboard autostart even after uninstalling

I have purged xfdashboard, because it simply refused to work, without giving any errors. However, when log in, the splash screen (Xubuntu 16.04's Simple Splash Engine) still display 'Starting ...
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why is this line appearing after installing kubuntu-desktop?

I thought to give kubuntu-desktop a try on my xubuntu. So i installed it. On reboot, a white line appears on my screen. I removed all kubuntu-desktop that i previously installed but the line still ...
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trying to install vulkan fails

I am trying to install vulkan from https://launchpad.net/%7Ecanonical-x/+archive/ubuntu/vulkan Everything works fine until entering this line: sudo apt install vulkan-utils mesa-vulkan-drivers ...
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Alsamixer automatically sets headphones volume at 0 after login

On two of my devices (both eee PCs) sound never works automatically. Eventually, I found the problem to be headphones volume being at 0 in Alsamixer. To solve the issue, I always have to run Alsamixer ...
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How to disable the right-click context menu in xubuntu?

I'm setting up a kiosksystem on an xubunt 16.04 and need to edit or disable the rightclick context menu. I've already tried to install XFce Menu Edit v0.8 but it won't compile due to unresolvable ...
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xubuntu 16.04 took more than 3 mins to boot, what settings should I change to boost the speed?

the following is the output of systemd-analyze blame, and systemd-analyze critical chain, is there any settings I could change/modify to speed up the boot? thank you. after turned off and purged ...
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mirror from xubuntu 16.04 to roku 3?

is there anyway I could mirror the screen of my xubuntu 16.04 laptop to roku 3? how to add roku to my laptop, like one could under windows. is there any specific software I have to install? thank you.
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Mplayer no video or audio on Intel HD 530 in Xubuntu 16.04

I have an Intel i3-6100 processor running Xubuntu 16.04. I'd like to get Mplayer working. I have tried some workarounds. VLC, for instance, works, particularly if I enable X11 display. But I need ...
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Problem with arrows to change values in any windows

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04, installed using Xubuntu-core with mini ISO. I'm having a peculiar problem with arrows that changes values in any windows. Whenever I click the arrow, the value doesn't ...
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Kvm Switch not signal monitor

I've got this KVM switch, to connect two computers with one mouse, keyboard and monitor. I am using Xubuntu and the problem I have apart from the normal resolution problems that everyone is having (...
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Record my daily internet usage? [duplicate]

I want to record my daily internet usage. NetWorx alternative for ubuntu software. Networx screenshot take from windows
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Does XFCE allow for transitions for panels and/or icons?

I want to know if XFCE can be configured to allow zooming/scaling of icons when the user hovers over them, similar to the effect shown on a Mac dock. Also, I wonder if my left panel (of course it ...
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Why doesn't Xubuntu 16.04 boot properly anymore?

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 on MacBook. It worked for a while, but now it starts built-in ash shell (BusyBox) during boot giving "(initramfs)" prompt. The hard disk passed some health tests.
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Ristretto cannot save as/overwrite properly on NAS

I have Xubuntu 16.04 and noticed that: I cannot delete photo's when I opened them from the NAS within Ristretto. I can with photo's I opened from the PC. When I try to save a photo, I can only ...
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Map the Right Alt to Right Control in Xubuntu

I am using Xubuntu 16.04 and I want to try out Emacs. I think binding the Right Alt key to Right Control key would help. I already tried using setxkbmap but it did not work. I did this : setxkbmap -...
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Unmet dependencies and possible conflicts? [duplicate]

It seems that I have messed up somewhere along the line and now I can no longer install anything without the following message showing up: The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-...
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xubuntu installation does´t get further than language selection

I have to install xubuntu (xubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-i386) from a cd to a compaq evo n600c, (win xp prof, version 2002, service pack 3 preinstalled), no booting from usb possible Mobile Intel(R) ...
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Unable to set a static ip for Xubuntu system

I want to set static IP on my machine. This is what I have now: root@jim-VirtualBox:~# ifconfig enp0s3 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:81:10:5c inet addr:192.168.1.6 Bcast:192....
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Error when copying public key

I have created a key pair in Xubuntu 15. I want to copy the public key to a Windows 10 laptop in order to allow ssh connection only from there, but when I run (as root): ssh-copy-id myuser@my.ip.x....
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How to convert multi-catalog Ubuntu ISO image to boot it on Macbook 2,1? [closed]

I was struggling for a long time with installing Linux on my Macbook 2,1 from mid 2007 with no luck. Finally I've managed to install Xubuntu i386 and have tried also Ubuntu 14.10 +mac ISO. Both ...
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Allowing access from only a specific IP does not work

I would like to access port 22 (ssh) of a computer whose OS is Xubuntu 15 from a specific laptop with Windows 10 and external IP x.x.x.x using Putty via Internet (i.e., these computers are not in the ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 doesn't boot; hangs after fsck

I have just installed xubuntu 16.04LTS on a Dell Inspiron Mini as a dual-boot with Windows 7. When I booted it up for the first time yesterday, it worked fine. Today, however, I see the following: /...
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Can't add the same item on multiple xfce panels

I'd like to know if there is a way to force adding an item on multiple panels on xfce. I'm talking about dockbarx and notifications that can be used only on one panel. I'm on a multiple monitor ...
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Replacing Thunar in Xubuntu

I installed nemo and deleted Thunar in Xubuntu 14.04. Nemo was set as default manager and works fine but my problem is with the desktop. When I double click icons on the desktop in order to launch ...
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how to find the path for libcudart.so?

I'm trying to install Tensorflow GPU version and I'm stuck at this. I've installed nvidia-cuda-toolkit by running sudo apt install nvidia-cuda-toolkit and it downloaded fine. But i'm unable to ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 mouse pointer not showing and video drivers problem

I have this problem on all three distros i tried (Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Mint). The mouse pointer doesn't appear, yet the mouse works. I tried many many fixes i found on the internet yet the only one that ...
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Nvidia 361.42 and LightDM problem on xubuntu

I am using xubuntu 16.04 with intel and nvidia GPUs. When using intel there are no problems, when doing prime-select nvidia and logging out lightdm will not start with the error message (see below). ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial: How can I enable touchpad?

I've an Asus x540LA and my touchpad is seen by the system so: [from /proc/bus/input/devices] I: Bus=0018 Vendor=0b05 Product=0101 Version=0100 N: Name="FTE1001:00 0B05:0101" P: Phys=i2c-FTE1001:00 ...
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Problem with installation of Xubuntu all versions except 10.04

I'm trying to install a xubuntu version greater than 10.04, but it doesn't work. I run the program via a usb stick. I can access to the menu just after I choose my keyboard. I choose "Install" or "Try ...
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System gets stuck on login screen after upgrading to ubuntu 15.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu to 15.10 but now the system doesn't start. It gets stuck on the login screen that is displayed in DOS format. Can anyone please help me with how to go through this screen?
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xubuntu ctrl + ] shortcut

i noticed when using google docs that the ctrl + ] shortcut to indent triggers something different on my computer (xubuntu 16.04). Something like D/X or F/S appears. i can't find it on the Keyboard ...
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Text partially disappearing in many applications after unlocking on Xubuntu

Ever since I updated to the new Xubuntu version (16) I have two behaviours: sometimes I have to switch tty after unlocking the Laptop to make my mouse cursor appear again. I heard it is related to ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - Move icons around the indicator

I installed Xubntu 16.04 on my laptop and started customizing it to make it blend into environment. Anyways I ran into one issue. How do I move the app indicator icons. I tried the ordering-...
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Xubuntu 16.04 monitor display no signal after turned off

So I'm using my motherboard's (ASUS Z170-A) HDMI display to out put to my VIZIO 40" 4k TV. Every time I turn my TV off and turn it back on, regardless of time period I get "No Signal." I've done ...