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

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which vim should I use in xubuntu / Ubuntu+XFCE?

Which vim should I use in xubuntu / Ubuntu+XFCE? My current system is Ubuntu, but I have replaced the Unity interface with XFCE (via sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop). There is no vim installed ...
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Its possiable to install tomcat 6 and tomcat 7 in same server

I have Ubuntu 12.04 server.In this server tomcat 6 was installed by yum. It's running properly and I installed tomcat 7 binary package but I am not able to start the tomcat 7 process. I am getting ...
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Xubuntu xfce theme : dotted outlines in some applications

I recently installed xubuntu and installed the Menda theme, a theme I originally found in Manjaro xfce distro). But since it's a xfce theme it should work on xubuntu as well right? Every thing works ...
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Could not find required opengl entry point 'glgeterror'

I get this error when i try to open CS:GO on linux : Could not find required opengl entry point 'glgeterror' either your video card is unsupported or you're opengl needs to update I am a biginner ...
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Error with ioctl when starting XFCE

Using Xubuntu 14.04.2 this just started last week. Whenever I start up XFCE this is the error that comes up after I enter my password to login. It finishes loading XFCE but this error is still there ...
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changing from xubuntu to windows 7 through mounted file

My win 8 Acer crashed a few days ago and I have since installed Xubuntu over it. I intend to install windows 7, as windows 8 just doesn't work and I know linux isn't the best for video games. I don't ...
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Change Background Color of Libreoffice Writer Comments

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have the Libreoffice PPA added for the latest version of LibreOffice writer. (I have the latest version installed to be able to print to PDF with comments on the side.) I ...
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Ubuntu logs-out instead of shutting down

My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS distribution was working perfectly until a few hours ago. When I select 'shutdown' from the power icon at the top right corner, the system logs me out and from the login screen. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 bluetooth headphones problem

This morning I installed Xubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.12 and everything works fine but my bluetooth headphones system. Before I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked correctly. Reading on the web, I ...
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Why does xubuntu 14.04 request a reboot on every start?

Since installing xubuntu 14.4, I have often found that the update manager insists a reboot is required even if no upgrades were performed. This seems to be because /var/run/reboot-required and ...
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add extras to Right click functions [on hold]

Some very usefull tools i am missing that would make things really more easier dealing with folders with big size of files i came up and similary thoughs about this could be usefull as ever to ...
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Odoo does not work via port 8069 on xubuntu 14.04

i installed odoo on my xubuntu 14.04 with the help of bitnami package. Everything seems working but i can only acces odoo via 80 port i can not access website via 8069. So how i can fix it?
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Xubuntu 14.04 Synaptics Touchpad works on login screen, stops working after login

The last thing I remember installing was Wine and some library (I'm new to linux and I've forgotten) and after I rebooted the touchpad would not work anymore. Let me know what other information you ...
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No sound, no shutdown Xubuntu 14.04.2

I have an old laptop (Toshiba satellite a100). I installed Xubuntu 10.04 on it, sound worked, PC was shutting down properly. However, I could not install some programs I wanted (WPS office) because ...
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Change language layout in screen lock

I'm Xubuntu 14.04.2 user. I have two keyboard layouts: Russian and English. Sometimes I closing my laptop and when I'm back and trying continue to work Xubuntu wants me to enter my user password (my ...
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2 OSes on 1 usb stick

I want to keep close to hand 2 official Ubuntu distributions: Kubuntu and Xubuntu. I managed to install only one of them in my usb stick (Xubuntu) using unetbootin. But I'd like to keep Kubuntu too on ...
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How to make a bootable Windows 7 USB in Xubuntu 14.04.2

I've tried using the dd command and Winusb but neither of them worked. I'm not sure what program I can use to make the usb bootable. I don't know if this changes anything, but this copy of the Windows ...
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Horizontal video tearing

I am using Xubuntu 14.10 on Dell Vostro 5470 (GPU is Intel HD 4400). I have serious problems with watching videos (no matter if on Youtube or on local storage), video keeps tearing when there are fast ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 at dell vostro 3460 psmouse lost synchronization

after upgrading from Xubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I have problem with freezing cursor. Does not mater if I use mouse or touch pad. dmesg: [ 686.246553] psmouse serio1: GlidePoint at isa0060/serio1/input0 ...
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I installed xubuntu but I can not Login with administrator user

I installed xubuntu desktop in ubuntu server 14.04. The installation finished correctly but I can't login with Administrator user, it return to the login window always. I can enter with guest user. ...
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Setting custom hotkeys

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with xfce4.8 as my desktop enviroment and I am trying to set a hotkey to make F6 turn the display brightness down, F7 turn it up, F8 mute the speaker and so on. Using ...
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Can't install software through USC or open synaptic even though only user

I am running Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and it seems I have been removed from the admin list, even though I am the only user on my device, ChromeOS and Ubutntu. I see proof of this ...
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Own keyboard layout

I'm working with us and de layouts. Is it possible to edit/add some symbols to us layout? I would like to have some German letters on us layout: AltGr+o=ö, AltGr+Shift+o=Ö AltGr+s=ß, AltGr+a=ä, ...
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Will an update to Chrubuntu damage Chrome OS?

I am running Chrome OS 40 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I was wondering if updating to Ubuntu 14.04 will update my kernel and break Chrome OS. I've almost updated before, but then I ...
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I have 2 SSDs one for windows the other for ubuntu. No gurb on sda

I installed Windows 8 on sda and I installed Xubuntu on sdb, but I don't like using Ubuntu grub to change sda mbr. I like to use a simple F12 solution for dual boot. How can I remove grub on sda and ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 on VirtualBox — won't start or install

I'm trying to install Xubuntu 14.10 (tried 15.04 beta1 as well) in a VirtualBox (4.3.24) VM. The VM boots from the ISO, and when I let it boot to the live mode or select "install", it tries to come up ...
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Rewriting Fn key brightness functions

When doing Fn+Brigthness, the backlight goes in increments/decrements of 50%. So either no light, 50% light, or full light. I wanted to do it in steps of 10 so I installed xbacklight and tried to map ...
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Plantronics .Audio 628 buttons doesn't work on Xubuntu

I have an Xubuntu OS and Plantronics .Audio 628 headphones. The speakers work properly and mic too, but when I press the mic button on my Plantronics device the mic turns off and doesn't work untill I ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 overlay scrollbar

i have xubuntu 14.04 LTS and i wan't to ask one question.I'am tried many pages ,but nowherewas this.Please help me i wan't to make my Xubuntu look like normal ubuntu(i have old laptop and the normal ...
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Intel iGPU and Xubuntu jitter

I just recently purchased an Intel i7 4790k CPU and installed Xubuntu shortly after. A lot of things seem to work correctly however the HD 4600 of the 4790k seems to struggle a little bit. Moving ...
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can't install , remove , purge or anything

when ever I try to open Software Center it shows a message : New software can't be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem ...
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No Sound & No Pulse Audio Control on Fresh 14.10 Xubuntu Install on Dell Latitude E6420

I just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.10 on my Dell Latitude E6420. Unfortunately there is no sound and no pulse audio control panel. When I click on "Sound Settings", the dialog opens and says ...
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PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 doesn't start (SOLVED)

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I'm having problems with POL. It did not happen before updating to 4.2.6. This is what happened: I had 2 games installed yesterday (Quake3Arena and ...
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Xubuntu Unmounting Home directory automatically (BUG?)

I have XFCE and I recently was trying to install BitShares which required a lot of sudo commands, I might have accidentally created a folder in the root folder, not sure if that's the reason why I ...
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Google Chrome fails to open profile correctly on Xubuntu 14.04

On running Google Chrome, then a while later exiting all screens (using the top-right [X]) on each, I notice that the /opt/google/chrome/chrome process still persists, along with very many (20+) other ...
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xfce4-terminal “Open Link” feature stopped working on XUbuntu 14.04

Recently, after a software upgrade, the "Open Link" item in my xfce4-terminal right click menu stopped working: instead of opening the clicked URL in a new Firefox tab, it now opens a whole new ...
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The “synchronize drawing to the vertical bank option” in Xubuntu/Xfce always turns off after the display or the computer is turned off

The reason I use this option is so that the windows don't look like they're glitching out whenever you move them or resize them. But when ever the display/computer is turned off, it resumes glitching ...
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Help with shutdown during initial install, Xubuntu

I have been pouring over anything I can find online regarding this issue and I am stuck. Any help would be appreciated. PC Setup is a AM+ processor, Radeon HD6700 series video card, 500gb Seagate ...
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parole player gives Gstreamer error when CD/DVD played in XUBUNTU

No matter which DVD or CD I try to play using parole player in Xubuntu. I get the following error for CD's :Could not handle CDDA URI:GStreamer backend error : And the following for DVD's: Could not ...
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xfce4-terminal Color Settings for 'ls' in NTFS Partition Mounted by fstab

I have Xubuntu 14.04, and I have an NTFS data partition that mounts at startup via fstab. How could I adjust the color settings for xfce4-terminal beyond the GUI options? For example how could I set ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 64 bit graphics: text rendering as symbols in browser and dialogs

I'm running Xubuntu 14.10 on a Dell Optiplex 7020 Tower and I've been encountering issues with text being rendered as odd symbols instead of the actual characters. This behavior is rather ...
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How to Launch Geeqie

I believe that I installed it correctly (went through the listed configure, make , and make install commands listed) but I can't seem to actually launch the program... What I've done so far: ...
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Removing a deb package installed from thirdparty

New to Linux and Xubuntu, I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit and so far I have been installing/uninstalling apps from the Ubunutu software center. Recently I have installed google chrome ...
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Clearsign File Invalid

I have (2) Xubuntu 14.10 x64 VMs running in VMware Workstation 11/VMware Player. I have VMware Workstation 11 installed on a Windows 7 x64 machine (which hosts one of the VMs) and also installed on a ...
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Ubuntu Version for my old hardware? [duplicate]

I having more than 100 computers in my office with old hardware Pentium 4, 1ghz processor, 512mb Ram. Needed software are Google chrome with flash plugins and open office. Kindly suggest me the stable ...
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Sound issue on Xubuntu 14.04.1 when using multiple X window

The issue is that my sound volume setting keeps changing itself whenever I switch X window from my desktop (Ctrl + Alt + F7) to the one I use to run a Wine game (Ctrl + Alt + F8). The setting it ...
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SOLVED: Ethernet connection problems in Xubuntu 14.04 (intermittent packet loss)

UPDATE: I have discovered that eth0 did not reset to half-duplex all of the time but only some times. Also, it occasionally appeared to have trouble resolving DNS. Then, I connected the system in ...
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How do I change the Icon Desktop Grid in Xubuntu

There's not much freedom as to where you can place your icons on your desktop. I haven't found a way to change the grid in the settings anywhere.
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Numix Icons in Xubuntu don't always match

For example, the Google Chrome Icons in the menu, panel window buttons, and on Docky/Plank are all three seperate icons. This doesn't occur with every icon however, as Firefox for example, has the ...
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How to change my onboard keyboard theme in lightdm gtk+

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.02 and have created a custom Onboard keyboard theme, which works fine once I'm logged in. The problem is my greeter screen, when I launch Onboard it keeps the default theme ...