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

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udevadm monitor --property does not detect HDMI event with nVidia-364

I am running Xubuntu 16.04 and I have a dual Intel/nVidia graphics card. Before the installation of the nVidia drivers, the following command: udevadm monitor --property would show / detect ...
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Gray desktop after usual upgrade in Xubuntu 14.04

After an update a couple of days ago, my desktop is gone and a gray screen is now in it's place. No usual icons and if I try to click with the right mouse button nothing happens. However, the top menu ...
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Why does Xubuntu show repeating string instead of booting normally?

I have an old Samsung NC 10 netbook with Xubuntu 14.04 installed. Xubuntu doesn't boot and shows only "^[[2~^" and it seems there's nothing to do about it. I tried to boot a Kubuntu 14.04 live USB but ...
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Add a kernel parameter ? `mmcblk.perdev_minors`

In order to see and be able to mount more than 8 partitions in a flash drive (mmcblk), I need to change the kernel parameter mmcblk.perdev_minors. How can I do it ? With a livecd Xubuntu/Ubuntu. (...
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(Xubuntu) After logging in, no panel, no response, only wallpaper and mouse click

I don't remember what I did. But now my Xubuntu freezes after logging in, I can only watch my wallpaper and my the mouse click. Things that i tried: Opening a console ALT + F2 : Doesn't work. ...
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How to center text in xfce desktop?

I just installed Flatabulous (a theme) on my computer that runs Xubuntu. This happened on my desktop: It seems that the icon text is left-aligned. I tried looking around /usr/share/themes/...
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Dual Boot -> Single Boot

kUbuntu and xUbuntu were installed on a laptop via Unetbootin. One must choose between the two. The owner wants to use xUbuntu exclusively. Half the drive is allocated for xUbuntu. What are the ...
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AMDGPU Pro driver not working on Xubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 16.04 and would like to install the AMDGPU Pro driver. The first time installing the driver, my secondary DVI monitor did not receive signal. The second attempt, not ...
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Installed packages unmet with dependencies

Here I have a Error Message on the top of my screen: I suggest I should delete packages. Can you please help to overcome this problem.
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opengl update on Xubuntu

I want update my GPU to opengl 3.1 from opengl 1.4 Mesa 11.0.4. system = Xubuntu 15.10 GPU = ???? CPU = Intel Atom N270 Monitor = Samsung S24D300
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Warsow Crash all the time (Xubuntu 16.04)

I installed last version of Warsow (2.1) and the old (2.0) in a Xubuntu 16.04 system (Toshiba Satellite pro C850 laptop 64bits -1,8 GB RAM-), but when I run the start script, then in two or three ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial unable to shutdown/restart/suspend

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial and I have the common, as I can see, problem with shutdown/restart/suspend. I have tried everything that already exist in the forums, but the problem keeps insisting. ...
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How a can I use output audio of Spotify in Jack? [on hold]

I want to use jack system audio to listen my music from Spotify.
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My version of Ubuntu won't run

I run Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and whenever I try to boot it up I get a blank screen and nothing else. When I try to run an older version it says Loading Linux 4.4.0-22-generic ... Loading initial ...
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Ubuntu Kiosk implementation professional documentation [on hold]

I need to submit a professional documentation to one company about Ubuntu Kiosk implementation. They access Chrome and printer and scanner. For this implementation, please, anyone prepare a good ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 on VMWare throws CPU error

I have Xubuntu 16.04 x64 on my virtual machine. Always everything are working good but today I got an error: When I enter into "Advanced options for Ubuntu" and choose this option My machine is ...
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Evince is not able to run (says missing shared libraries)

I've already looked this other answer but that didn't resolve my issue. I'm on Xubuntu 16.04 and today when I started evince, I got this error: evince: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Wired Connection - cant connect

Just installed latest version of ubuntu from web.. Having issue of lan connection. After installing and running ubuntu all things were working correctly. After shut down and restart the system no i ...
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Xubuntu 16.04LTS Wifi disconnects

I have a HP G7-2325-dx laptop running on Xubuntu 16.04LTS. Wifi is a Ralink RT3290. My problem is that my wifi drops on its own and a window pops up asking for my wifi password which is already ...
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installing xubuntu on eee pc 900a using unetbootin

I am attempting to install xubuntu on my eee pc 900a using unetbootin. after making sure the boot sequence is right and save & exit i get a blue screen with the header "unetbootin and in the box "...
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I need a Lexmark X6675 linux 64 bit driver for xfce ubuntu running on Emmabuntus. Can someone help? [closed]

If someone has a driver for the X6675, i would appreciate the help! My printer is wireless option also if someone can tell me if there is a driver for it as this is an all in one fax scanner printer. ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 GUI (xfce4)

I want to install xfce4 on my Ubuntu Server 16.04. The Problem is that the Server stopped working with the Command apt-get install xubuntu-desktop So i read that i can install xfce4 apt-get install ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 desktop icons after update

I did a clean install of Xubuntu 16.04 a couple of weeks back. I installed a few icon themes like Faba, Moka etc. However after recent software update, all the desktop icons have turned like this: ...
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Gnome Software in Ubuntu 16.04 not loading/searching apps or updates [on hold]

I have a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04. The Gnome Software Center is working very slow. When I type something to search it just shows the loading icon forever. Same issue with the Updates screen. I ...
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How do I reset the onboard keyboard's size to its original size?

After trying to resize the onboard keyboard on xubuntu using the top right corner (I think), the keyboard grew to extraordinary proportions. It never happened before. Because it is always on the ...
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Krita Animation beta won't install on Xubuntu 16.04 due to missing dependency

I have tried to install the package krita-animation-testing via the instructions here which tells me to add a repository, update my package lists, and install the package. When I try to install the ...
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xubuntu, issue's with virtual box and genymotion installation

I think I've followed the installation direction's correctly,but the desktop icon for genymotion when you click on it,nothing happen's,so how do i get it to link to or open in virtual box? sorry for ...
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How to place desktop icon titles in the center?

After a recent update (2 days ago) the names of icons on the Desktop are not aligned correctly. I am using Arc theme with Paper icon set but this problem persists even with default theme and icon set. ...
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Problem loading upwork team app

Unable to open upwork team ap [0714/013034:ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(173)] Running without the SUID sandbox! See https://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/LinuxSUIDSandboxDevelopment for more ...
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2 Displays on a VirtualBox

I have a PC with Windows installed on it. I also installed Virtual Box that opens a virtual machine with Xubuntu OS.I want to be able to use two screens also on the virtual machine. I also configured ...
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Compress PDF files with GUI app for linux

I have searched and researched internet to find a program or app for xubuntu to compress pdf files, but I cannot find, I found a Nautilus script to do that but I don't know if it works in xubuntu with ...
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macchanger on xubuntu 16.04 broken. Fix?

Since the upgrade to 16.04 this command: sudo service network-manager stop && sudo macchanger -r wlan0 && sudo service network-manager start returns: [ERROR] Could not change MAC: ...
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Latest XUBUNTU Live USB won't load [closed]

I tried to run the latest version of Xubuntu Live on a USB and keep getting "a start job is running" it never loads the interface, can anyone help?
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Where should I report issue related to DNS failure

Recently I've got DNS issues on my Linux box (Xubuntu 16.04) when I open a new webpage it return DNS error (that name can't be found) and after the second the page appear. When I refresh the browser I ...
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Xubuntu software updater doesn't update

For a long time, software updater does not update. When it notifies there are available updates, I run install and it starts; however, after 1-2 seconds it suddenly disappear and does not update ...
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Vokoscreen Microphone Audio Not Working

Ok, so recently, I decided to start making youtube videos using a screen recorder. I had previously tried several other Linux distributions, but am now using Xubuntu 16.06 LTS 32-bit on a Dell d410. ...
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Problem with dpkg (interrupted) [duplicate]

Yesterday I tried to install an app but for some reason it got interrupted. Today I tried to install another app but I got an error: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --...
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Is there any tool to convert pdf to ppt in Linux/ Ubuntu offline?

I am looking for a tool that converts PDF into PPT files or supports any tweak to import PDF files into LibreOffice-impress, LibreOffice-Draw imports the PDF but that does not do the job. So far I am ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 LTS: how to quit Xubuntu without the open programs being forced to terminate?

Here is a beginner question about Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I click on the "Log Out" icon in the default menu, then on the "Shut Down" or "Restart" button, Xubuntu causes the open programs to terminate ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 i386 not installing on Thinkpad R51, getting Errno 5

Hey there: I've been trying to install Xubuntu 16.04 i386 on my Thinkpad R51 (pentium m @ 1.8ghz (used forcepae flag to boot into live usb), 1.5gb ram) alongside Windows XP Professional, yet every ...
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Adjusting PowerMizer performance levels without restarting X

I have a NVidia GeForce Ti 550 and am running Xubuntu 16.04, using the official drivers. nvidia-settings reveals that I have three different "performance levels" under the PowerMizer settings, but it ...
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How to remove Xubuntu after Upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 to Xubuntu?

After a fully updated fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial I installed Xubuntu. I thought the xfdesktop4 would be more user friendly. It caused several big problems, especially with performance. ...
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Using touchpad for gestures

I am trying to use my TouchPad ONLY for gestures for automated tasks, meaning that none of the input from the TouchPad should get to any processes except the one that processes the gestures, that do ...
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Huge amount of static/echo over microphone

My microphone regularly bleeds through large amounts of static and the overall quality is terrible. I've tested all the hardware on windows with no problems, so the hardware is fine. I tried using a ...
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How to use CTRL+HOME in the terminal?

When I use emacs in graphic mode, I can go to the beginning of the buffer with Ctrl+Home. When in bash, emacs won't recognize the combination and only sees the Home. I checked like here and, in ...
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DualBoot Win7 Xubuntu 16.04 made Windows unbootable, suggestions?

I recently bought an Asus FX550JX-DM265T that came with Windows 10 on a GPT partition by default ; I disabled SecureBoot and FastBoot, I installed Windows 7 with a LiveUSB by formatting all partitions ...
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Internet browser changes workspace on focus

When I open a link from a document or whatever in workspace A, the browser changes from workspace X to A and opens the link in a new tab. How do I prevent the browser to change workspaces on focus? ...
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Change the number of workspaces with keyboard

I tend to "mistype" a lot when, for instance, in emacs or such. And by some unfortunate coincidence, I happen to change quite often the number of workspaces in xubuntu, and I end up reorganizing all ...
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Cannot install Xubuntu 16.04 on Acer Aspire 5315 with Intel Celeron 530 (Laptop)

I hope you can be of some help to me! So I downloaded Xubuntu 16.04 ISO and burnt it using my MBA 2012 under OS X El Capitan. Then I'd like to install Xubuntu on one of my older laptops, which is an ...
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XFCE Keyboard shortcut to place active window at the back (or minimize)

Is it possible to have a keyboard shortcut instead of middle-clicking the menu bar to lower windows behind all the others? Like the second answer to this question, but in XFCE instead of Unity. In ...