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

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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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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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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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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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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

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 ...
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Dell Latitude d630 Black out

After installing xubuntu and making the wifi card work.. It was all fine until i would open firefox and then it just blacks out and stays blacked out. Anyone know how to fix this?
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How to change appearance of network-manager

How can i change appearance of network-manager in xubuntu 14.04 from this to (screen shot of installed package network-manager-gnome in synaptic)that
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Xubuntu 12.04 desktop won't start

My computer started hanging on the greeter screen. I cannot start a local X session, but can still select rescue from GRUB and boot to a tty. In addition sshd and the xrdp server seem to work normally ...
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Install module in ImageMagick

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 . I installed ImageMagick using apt-get .I need to convert some PSD to PNG, but it gives me an error "no decode delegate” . So I guess I need to install PSD module , but how ? ...
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Why does hibernate not work after update from 13.10 to 14.04?

I have just updated my Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Did not change anything. Suspend-to-RAM (standby) and hibernate both worked well in 13.10. Now hibernate does not work any more (suspend-to-RAM still ...
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How do I increase the terminal border size in xfce?

The terminal (and other applications) borders seem to be only 1 pixel wide which makes them almost impossible to click. I am aware that alt+right click has the same function, but I need the borders ...
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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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minidlna and samsung tv file format doesn't support

I have PC with XUbuntu 12.04 and Samsung 27A950, so I want to use my PC like dlna server. But I can run file of any format on my TV, get error: "File format doesn't support". I try to open *.avi, ...
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How can non-admin users connect to Wi-Fi networks?

I'm trying to configure PolicyKit so that other users are allowed to configure Wi-Fi connections, but my changes don't seem to bring any results at all. When a non-admin user tries to connect to a ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 bluetooth applet not working

I upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 this morning. I am not able to get the bluetooth working on this version. Like in the question asked : Volume indicator problem The bluetooth indicator also gives a small ...
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xubuntu screen resolution problem using nvidia

I've recently added a new nvidia grahic card to my machine.Before using the new graphic card the screen look normal. Then I got screen resolution problem where the screen look bigger than usual,dan i ...
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An Unknown directory or file in my home directory

Today i noticed that in my home folder there is an unknown directory with the name HZ5JZhA.V7 I have not created this directory but when i tried to go in to its properties, it says it was created ...
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Xubuntu - open whisker with Super button issue

I set the Super button to open whisker menu. But, for example when I press Super + F it also opens. How can I fix this problem?
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Deluge: missing systray icon in XFCE Panel (Xubuntu)

I installed the latest Deluge version, i enabled both "enable tray icon" and "minimize in tray when closing", but i can't see any tray icon and if i close the program i can't see anything at all and ...
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Ubuntu 14 Server and Xrdp

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest Ubuntu 14 server. However, after my rdp client logs in all I get is a grey screen with an X in the middle. This is the error from my .xsession-errors ...
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Why do I just get a black screen if I disconnect a DVI monitor and then reconnect it with Xubuntu 14.04?

I have one monitor that I use for both my PC (via VGA) and my Linux machine (via DVI). I just use it for one computer at a time, by pulling out the not needed cable and plugging in the required one. ...
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Removing Xubuntu

Dear all I have used the following tutorial to install Xubuntu desktop environment. https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/alternative But unfortunately it removes my Unity desktop ...
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How to remove xubuntu-desktop?

A few days ago I installed Xubuntu on top of a normal Ubuntu system: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop I didn't play around for long on Xubuntu before I realised that I liked Ubuntu 2D better. ...
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Unable to start lightdm but can startx

I am trying to make my own Live USB and I have successfully generated an ISO file with a newly installed, configured and customized Xubuntu 12.04 LTS installation. My problem is that, no matter I ...
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How can I see the xubuntu-desktop package version?

I have two vps, on each I ran the command: apt-get install xubuntu-desktop. Both OS are Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. But the xubuntu packages are different. One practically empty, which makes my ...
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Xubuntu 14.10: wifi dropping out

My wifi connection keeps failingon xubuntu 14.10 beta2 (I had the same on 11.4, I updated because I read that the kernel update fixed it): it's suddenly unable to connect to anything. If I then ...
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Ubuntu 14.014 not detecting my ASUS Zenfone 5

I want to connect my ASUS Zenfone 5 to an Ubuntu OS but the system is not detecting it. I have tried to install mtpfs but still its not working. Need help on this. Thanks.