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

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Xubuntu: how do I automatically mount external NTFS drive with writes allowed?

i would have thought mine was such a common question that there would be a simple solution already built in to xubuntu - but there isnt. i have 2 separate external hard disks and connect them to a ...
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Boot Device not found after installing xubuntu 14.04

I bought a new desktop with windows 8 installed. I installed xubuntu 14.04, completely erasing the windows install. On startup I get a screen (not from grub) that says "Boot Device Not Found. ...
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Encrypted Drive now i cant install windows

I installed xubuntu to mu new computer and encrypted my drive but now im trying to install windows 8.1 and windows says theres no free space on my ssd. Is this because its encrypted? If so how can i ...
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Xubuntu - Logitech presenter works only partialy

I have 2 old Logitech presenters, older and newer. Both worked under Ubuntu 10.10. Now I have Xubuntu 14.04 and older presenter works good, but new only partialy (only PgUp/PgDown, not F5 and dot.) ...
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Update all software with update manager XUbuntu 12.04.1 without updating kernel

I'm running a laptop with mobility radeon hd 4330 and I have to run kernel <= 3.2 for the proprietary legacy drivers to work. How can I update the packages on my system using the update manager ...
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How can I uninstall Opera from Xubuntu?

I have downloaded opera from the website (deb package) and installed it. Now I want to remove it but I don't know how. I tried sudo apt-get remove opera but it didn't work.
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Custom Monitor Position in Xubuntu, monitors.xml Equivalent

I have three monitors and would like to be able to set my background to span all three screens. However, my side monitors (smaller screens) are lower than the middle one. In Linux Mint I was able to ...
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Skype and other apps on XUbuntu 13.10 64bits

Please, read carefully before marking this as duplicate, I've spent a lot of time looking for a solution to this problem, here and googling, also on XUbuntu irc channel, but I can't find a fix jet. ...
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Eclipse hangs on xubuntu

This is for the version on apt. When eclipse is run from the command line, nothing happens until I send the process a sigint. I've tried adding -consolelog -debug, but that doesn't produce any output ...
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How to boot into a command line? (tty0)

I need a little help on xubuntu, I would like boot into the tty1 (command line) instead of the default login manager, I've tried to type into the grub configuration file with changing the line « ...
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Some icons from XFCE4 panel missing

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 (xfce4-panel 4.10.0). The icons for Skype and Synapse are missing in the panel. Only a missing icon icon is shown. The icons show correctly in the apps menu. I've tried ...
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How do I setup dual monitors in XFCE?

I've got an laptop with a intel chip, and I'd like to setup dual monitors in Xfce. How do I do this?
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How to Sharing data between xubuntu and windows? [duplicate]

I have two laptops in one laptop install xubuntu OS and second one install windows so how to share a xubuntu data using lan cable ? Please give me the solution
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Is it possible to change the XBMC video output to X11 (XCB) on Xubuntu 14.04?

Hello beloved community! I was just wondering if it's possible to change the XBMC output to X11 video output (XCB), just like in VLC? I've searched all over the place, but can't seem to find any ...
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I am install Ubuntu in Windows 7, So how to uninstall ubuntu in windows? [duplicate]

First i am installing windows 7 then installing ubuntu. Windows 7 is my main operating system then i install ubuntu, so ubuntu install in windows Drive (c:). Please give me a solution for how to ...
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How to recover data(contacts) from android phone from a PC running Xubuntu 14.04?

My phone, a Micromax A092, running Android 4.3, has got factory reseted automatically by mistake, and all my contacts, messages, etc. have been deleted. My media files are always kept on the sd-card, ...
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Publishing to web from Shotwell in XFCE

There are similar questions on this site but none of them answers mine. I have Xubuntu 13.10 with Shotwell installed from Ubuntu repository. I also installed "gnome online accounts" and "signon" but ...
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Why my status bar different from the default xubuntu?

I convert my ubuntu to xubuntu by following instructions from: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/alternative Everything is fine except my status bar is the old style xfce panel, ...
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Conda update <package>: Permission issues

I have a frequent issue with python packages, in this case with conda updating packages: ipython update user:~$ conda update ipython Proceed ([y]/n)? y Fetching packages ... Error: ...
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Xubuntu themes look ugly after hdmi cable is unplugged

I sometimes connect my laptop to an external monitor with an hdmi cable, and when I later unplug the cable, it causes a problem with the graphical theme in xubuntu (14.04). The window panes, panel, ...
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Cannot minimize Terminator

I am using terminator on xubuntu and it cannot be minimized.Also it does not appear on the panel and show desktop always have terminator. How can i minimize terminator?
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Xubuntu - multiple time zones displayed

As I switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu I missed the Date and Time indicator with the display of multiple time zones. This article suggested it can be done in Xubuntu, too, but how?
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How to reset/delete CUPS configuration files Ubuntu 14.04

Something weird has happened. I am on Xubuntu 14.04 32 bits (updated of course, so now 14.04.1, but it has been installed since the release of 14.04). My printer is a brother DCP-8110DN, It works ...
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Serious RAID problem that panics system

System: Dual Xeon E5-2630 CPU, 32GB RAM, Primary disk is a SATA-III 512GB Crucial SSD OS: Xubuntu 14.04.1 I am having a serious problem with RAID on this new system and hope some of you can provide ...
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easyMP3Gain: Error: Cannot start aacgain

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 and trying to adjust the volume of my aac music files using easyMP3Gain, but lamentably getting an error I cannot fix. Exact version: easymp3gain-gtk 0.5.0+svn135-4 Status ...
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Gray desktop after updating XFCE on Xubuntu

Lately, I've been trying to run multiple monitors on Xubuntu without having them cloned. On the internet, I found some instructions to do that which basically required me to add a PPA in order to ...
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After installing xubuntu, I did not get a boot loader, help?

I searched on google and tried the boot repair program that you install on a flashdrive and boot from it to reinstal/fix grub but when I use the program, I get an error that says "The boot of your pc ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 on Sony T11

I've been trying to dual boot Ubuntu with W8 on my Sony Vaio T11 for ages now and had just about given up when I noticed some people on this forum had managed it. Can any of you please give me some ...
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What application does read and interpret files with `desktop` extension?

I'd like to know what is exactly happening when I double-click on an icon of a desktop file, which contains the line like this: Exec=/bin/sh /absolute-path/script There is probably an Ubuntu ...
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Ways to download Software through Apt for Extremely Slow Internet?

So I'm in a position where I have two internet connections in my house: Internet #1: caps out so quickly and throttles my internet so low that apt will always return a connection error should I try ...
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GRUB / os-prober doesn't see Windows 8.1 partition

I have a 1 TB HDD with seven partitions, one ~600GB for Windows and one ~300GB for Xubuntu and a bunch of assorted system partitions taking the rest of the space. I recently overwrote my Xubuntu ...
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How to get the 'normal' Xubuntu/Xfce panel indicator?

I have used the method linked here to replace Unity with Xubuntu/Xfce and all went perfectly. The only problem is the way the indicator plugin looks in the Xfce panel. It is this version: But it ...
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2 usb ports stopped working

I have HP pavillion g6, running xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have 3 usb ports. For some reason, 2 of them stopped working this morning, I have xserver-xorg-input-all installed, followed the instructions ...
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How to remove the Xubuntu Login screen in ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Xubuntu on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. So not a problem until I logged off, and i did not see my login screen but an ugly abnormal login screen (Xubuntu's Default)
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How to Launch Terminal Script with Appliation Icon?

I am relatively new to linux, but I wanted to get my Tor browser up and running. I have downloaded and extracted the Tor Browser Bundle. In order to open the browser I need to cd to the file and run a ...
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I Have This Error And I Really Don't Know How To Fix Xubuntu 12.04

Hi I just encounter this problem when opening my update manager It is Impossible to install or remove any software. Please use package manager "Synaptic" or run "sudo apt-get -f " in a terminal ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 can't get steam installed

Installing steam with the software center goes fine. When I try to run steam I get the error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6" I have run "sudo apt-get ...
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Xubuntu and Ubuntu's display managers coexisting

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Xfce via the 'xubuntu-desktop' package to try it out. After a couple days I decided to get back to Unity so I removed it and several other packages it came with. ...
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How to install Citrix receiver xubuntu 13.04 64-bit

Anyone have a walkthrough on installing Citrix receiver on Xubuntu 13.04 64-bit? Update $ sudo apt-get install libmotif4 nspluginwrapper ... snip ... Setting up libmotif4:amd64 (2.3.3-7ubuntu1) ...
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xubuntu 14.04/ Banshee 2.6.2 [on hold]

Evening folks, Im a linux noob and in the throes of setting up my new xubuntu. Having googled media players Banshee looked the best bet, but every time I try and import my media folder I get an error ...
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How do I prevent others from resetting my admin password in (X)ubuntu 14.04?

I was shocked to discover that my password could be easily reset via the command line. Does that mean anybody with physical access to my machine could reset the password and read the encrypted ...
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What partitions can I share between different flavors of Ubuntu

I want to play with some of the different flavors of Ubuntu, i.e. Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, etc. I know I can share /home. However, can I share /usr, /boot, or even /bin and /var. So that all ...
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Xubuntu 12.04: Use unity-greeter and set user background automatically

on a fresh Xubuntu 12.04 Installation i have set greeter-session=unity-greeter in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf. Also I have installed unity-greeter gnome-settings-daemon. Now I want to change the ...
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When I turn my monitor on after it has been off, it does not display anything

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a desktop and use LightDM. As I said in the title after I turn off my monitor (with the computer already on) and then turn it back on again there is no input from my ...
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while upgrade and installing any software got error E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages will be REMOVED: ...
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How do you enable shading windows with the mousewheel in Xubuntu 14.04?

I can't seem to find a way to shade the windows by scrolling up on the title bar. This is a feature I've been using for the longest time, but the closest I could achieve in this release was ...
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I have a laptop with Xubunutu, want to reinstall Windows 8, but can't enter bios on reload [duplicate]

So, it's a Asus laptop, which came with Windows 8.1 and instantly loads in to the OS, no ASUS splash screens or anything. Is there a way to boot in to Bios in Ubuntu? I installed Xubuntu using the ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 desktop icons disordered

Since the 14.10 update, the desktop icons are arranged automatically every time the computer is restarted. It is really annoying. Is there a way to avoid that?
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xUbuntu virtualbox instance black and blank

My Oracle VirtualBox xUbuntu was complaining about not having enough space to create a tmp/ directory. This was happening in the terminal every time I tried executing a command. To solve that problem ...
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Having trouble installing guest additions for a Xubuntu 13.10 guest OS in Virtualbox 4.2.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64-BIT as my host operating system running Virtual Box 4.2.10. I get this message when I tell virtualbox to install guest additions(CTRL+D),mounting the volume in the guest OS ...