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

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Cannot get screen at native resolution Xubuntu 16.04

I recently downloaded Xubuntu LTS 16.04 and I'm having an impossible time getting my screen to render at its native resolution of 1280*1024. The computer is an old Lenovo M55e with a Core2Duo E4500 ...
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All docks cause an unsightly line through the desktop

When the plank dock is active on my computer, it causes an unsightly line that pierces through the desktop, as shown here: Problems with Plank dock This line does not just go through the wallpaper, ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Xubuntu 14.04 LTS to Xubuntu 16.04 LTS via USB?

An USB upgrade is the only way I can do it. That's not my computer, his connection is very slow and it would take ages to download it. I had installed the Xubuntu 14.04 LTS via USB, now I'd like to ...
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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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xubuntu not showing minimize, maximize and close buttons

After latest update application window doesn't display minimize, maximize and close button But it show minimize, maximize and close button when application is not maximized I have installed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - 802.1x

I recently updated form 15.10 to 16.04, I live on a campus, and we have to sign in for internet through 802.1x. I did everything same as I did it on 15.10, but I can't sign in on ubuntu 16.04. After i ...
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Black screen on Xubuntu

During my sessions on Xubuntu, my screen goes black. I have no idea what is going on. It is not black as if it was turned off, but rather as if all pixels were painted black. Xubuntu Versions: ...
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Unable to adjust brightness in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu13.04

I've recently upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 and noticed that I'm unable to use the brightness keys to adjust the brightness of my screen. I've tried just about everything this thread suggest and I'm still ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 notification area and indicators glitch

recently updated my xubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and noticed that panel missed tray icons for ktorrent. After some research I found trouble: notification area(системный лоток) has ktorrent tray icon, but it ...
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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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Xubuntu 16.04: fstab won't mount “/root” entry

A week ago, I installed Xubuntu 16.04 and supposed to mount a partition(/dev/sda3) for root's home (/root). Here is my fstab looks like: # / was on /dev/sda5 during installation ...
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Unable to customise Plank on Xubuntu 16.04

folks! I recently upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on my Asus 1015-CX. In my case, it's smoother than the previous version, but I am not able to customise Plank any more by rightclicking on the ...
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Is there any way to use global menu in Xubuntu 16.04?

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, which means a confined screen space and a desperate need for global menu. I've tried I've tried topmenu (the classic option), but it looks like it hasn't been ...
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Problem with timedatectl and network time synchronisation in 16.04

I have a dual-boot machine with Windows and Xubuntu 16.04. Because of Windows, the hardware clock is set to local time, so I had to use timedatectl to make Xubuntu aware of that after the upgrade to ...
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Strange toggling behaviour in Tilda

I'm using Tilda terminal emulator on a fresh Xubuntu 16.04 setup with Calc key being the toggle key. I've always used it this way on other PCs (of course after disabling the calculator global ...
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How to auto-login in Xubuntu?

In spite of setting auto-login in the Xubuntu settings (XFCE/System/Users and Groups) I have to login each time when I start up the computer. How can this be changed?
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Dropbox icon corrupted on Xubuntu 15.10

I installed the latest version of Dropbox from the official site but when it starts the icon on the indicator appears corrupted: I don't have any way to set preferences or watch progress, however ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 sometimes fails to sleep

I upgraded my system from 15.10 (Ubuntu + xfce = XUbuntu) to 16.04 and afterwards it happens 50% that when I send system to Sleep through "start menu > turn off > sleep" that screens go blank and ...
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XUBUNTU can not find the hard disk

I want to install xubuntu but the installer do not recognize HDD-0. I've try different things but nothing fixed that. In Live System the hdd is visible; also the 3 Windows partitions and the free RAW ...
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Conky won't show weather information

I am using the Harmattan theme. this is how it looks: (On Xubuntu 14.04 LTS release with XFCE 4.12) For some reason the weather info won't show up. ashesh-pc1@A1315IN:~$ Conky: desktop window ...
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Crazy Reverse Scrolling : synaptic touchpad

I am using Xubuntu 16.04. I have a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad which is acting quite strange! When I enable "Reverse Scrolling Direction" and try to scroll, the screen fluctuates instead of scrolling. ...
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How to update xubuntu 14.04 LTS to xubuntu 16.04 LTS

How to upgrade xubuntu 14.04 LTS to xubuntu 16.04? I don't want to lose my application data.
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Chrome Unresponsive - xubuntu 16.04

I installed the latest version of google-chrome-stable_current_amd64 on xubuntu 16.04. All worked well for a while but now chrome is becoming persistently Unresponsive. Not sure whether anyone ...
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Configure virtual directory in sftp server

I've recently shifted from Windows to Xubuntu. I'm trying to implement an sftp server for my home. In Windows, I used Bitvise. WHen searching for sftp servers for linux, I came accross vsftpd. So, I ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Empty desktop on boot

My laptop worked fine earlier today, but just now I started it up and logged in, but my desktop is empty, my panels/toolbars/status bars are gone, and while I can move the mouse, right-clicking does ...
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hide org.kde.StatusNotifierItem appindicator

In my Xfce4 panel I have an Indicator Plugin displaying three indicators: appindicators, power indicator, sound indicator. Among the appindicators, there is an annoying icon showing a black window ...
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Megasync doesn't open

I installed Megasync and doesn't open. I tried another topic here but doesn't work (its work only once). I think that the problem is "megasync.lock" file. I deleted but when i try to open it back. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: xfce4-session-settings modifications do not affect system

I've added some modifications to the software that automatically start when I log in to Xubuntu. To be precise, I added the following commands: dbus-launch dropbox start (I had the notorious Dropbox ...
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Adding a mime type in 16.04

I want to treat .py file in a special way (opening with atom instead of mousepad), but they appear as regular Text. I followed this guide. I had the line text/x-python py, so I ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 display problems

I installed xubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and have some strange stuff happening. I can get more specific details in the morning. It is a dell latitude with Intel video on a docking station lid closed ...
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How can I show an icon in the panel if (and while) a certain process is running?

I have a script that works in the background. I would like to show an icon in the panel (only) if it runs; it should not show if the script is not running, just like the Dropbox icon. How can I ...
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Sound Settings button on Indicator Plugin don't Work on Xubuntu 16.04 Xfce Session

The Sound Settings button on Indicator Plugin do not work... It was broken on 15.10, but fixed for a while after the upgrade to 16.04... Now is broken again!
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Share internet from connected wifi like Connectify

Screenshot Can i share Wifi like Connectify in ap mode? XUbuntu 14.04
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Bash auto_completion with Xubuntu and xrdp from windows

I'm using Xubuntu and connecting over RemoteDesktop with Windows 7. Everything works fine, but the auto_completion in my bash doesn't work. I checked the .bashrc file in my home directory and also ...
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Slow Ubuntu in dual boot mode with windows 10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows 10 dual boot mode, and it used to work fine, but now it is much slower. Is there a solution at this problem?
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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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Key board disables automatically when ultrabook screen is fliped 190 degrees or more

The keyboard on my Lenovo Flex 3 running Xubuntu 16.04 disengages automatically when the screen is opened roughtly 190 degrees or more from the closed position. What causes the system to do this? Is ...
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Lego Mindstorms EV3 software cannot find brick via WiFi

My Lego Mindstorms EV3 software cannot find the EV3 brick via WiFi. The strange thing is, it works in a fresh install of Ubuntu in Virtualbox on this computer, same version. I think the problem ...
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Kdenlive Colour Themes Missing (Xubuntu)

I didn't have a problem on Ubuntu 15.10, after installing Kdenlive there were theme options available (like Breeze Dark and High Contrast) which I could use to make the app fit in with my dark theme. ...
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Can't edit anything in settings editor (xubuntu)

Even with root privileges when I open settings editor->xfce-keyboard-shortcuts, I am forbidden to do any changes. More precisely, I cannot type anything in property field of any shortcuts. I tried to ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 LTS wired internet too slow

I have just installed xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot. While my internet works blazing fast in windows, it seems to be working too slow in xubuntu. Any help will be appreciated.
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Wlan0 interface disappeared after upgrade to Xubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Since the upgrade from to Xubuntu 16.04 from Xubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (S230u) with Broadcom wireless card the wlan0 device has disappeared. It is as though the physical device was ...
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Super key for whiskermenu

How to set Super key (release) as a shortcut for xfce4-popup-whiskermenu. Its currently set to Ctrl/primary+esc. I am using Xubuntu 16.04
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Xubuntu 14.04: how to enable hibernate?

Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I know that question been asked a billion times, but all of them consist of editing /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla That file does not ...
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How do I change my keyboard shortcuts in xubuntu?

I am a new Xubuntu user. Earlier when using Gnome, I was able to configure several desktop shortcuts, particularly for navigation between workspaces. But, now in Xubuntu, I cannot find those options. ...
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Windows-like global shortcuts with the <Super> key in Xubuntu

I would to define Windows-like shortcuts using the Super ("Windows") key. I'm running Xubuntu 11.04 (Natty). Using Settings->Settings Manager->Windows Manager->Keyboard I assigned Super+D to "Show ...
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Bluetooth not working 16.04

My laptop is HP elitebook 2530p. I have problems with bluetooth. It works on xubuntu 14.04 but not on any newer version. Icon isn't on takbar and when i'm trying to run in from settings im getting ...
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Chromium window disappears randomly but runs it just gets invisible o.O

What the title sais is the short description... its very strange and I dont know if its a ubuntu bug or a chromium one thus I had to make a huge post explaining it... :/ TLTR; I am not sure if it's ...
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can not run google chrome installed by one user by another user

I have created two user accounts say pragnesh and pintu. both users are admin user I have install google-chrome from pintu but I can't run application in pragnesh account. I am running Xubuntu 14.04 ...
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Dropbox icon notification missing on xubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

The probleme of the dropbox icon as been resolve with this package : sudo apt-get install libappindicator1 Install "Dropbox and Dropbox Thunar Plugin" from Xubuntu repository. Reboot, it should ...