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

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Updating windows 10 to 1511, dual booting with Xubuntu

I have been dual-booting Xubuntu and Windows 10 since windows 10 came out as the final version a few months ago. I installed Xubuntu after Windows and made Grub the bootloader. I am trying to get ...
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Turning off nvidia/proprietary drivers at boot

Recently swapped a hard drive that contain xubuntu 15.10 from a computer that had an nvidia card that was using their propietary drivers to a computer with no discrete card. Is there any way to load ...
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MacMini 7.1 with xubuntu not audio

I have installed xubuntu 64bit 15.10 on a MacMini Late 2014 (7.1) I can't get work audio on the MacMini. Do you know some tutorial or solution for this issue? I have test many old solutions from ...
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Dual boot xubuntu\W10: Resoution changed from 1366x768 to 1024x768. The same happened on W10 before this event

I installed Final Fantasy XI (default ratio 4:3 at first startup) and DirectPlay on W10, I had to forcibly shut down the game and my res lowered on windows to 1024x768, obviously I reset it. Then ...
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Ubuntu/Xubuntu 14.04 + radeon x300/x550/x1050 legacy drivers?

Im a new user and would really like to know if there is a way that my old graphics card can be used to its fullest under ubuntu? radeon x300/x550/x1050 I know Ubuntu comes with integrated radeon ...
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Can't find only my wi-fi hotspot on xubuntu

I installed latest Xubuntu on HP Compaq 110c. I installed firmware-b43-installer for my network drivers and then I could see wi-fi networks but I can't find my wi-fi network (network is visible on my ...
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My Xubuntu computer takes me to the blue screen when I start up. 15.04

So every time I start my computer up, this screen pops up. Anyone who can help?
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Memory RAM upgrade on Dell 15 3521 running xubuntu

I got a RAM module SODIMM with 8GB DDR3L 2133 Mhz and I upgrade my laptop which had a DDR3 6GB RAM at 1600 Mhz speed (1 module with 2GB and 1 with 4GB), now I have 12GB in my laptop, my question is: ...
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Xubuntu Core - Preseed issue

I am just trying to create automatic installation of Xubuntu core. Downloaded from here https://unit193.net/xubuntu/core/ This is how my txt.cfg looks like: default live-install label live-install ...
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my ubuntu software-center is not working i tried all suggestion but it wont work im getting this output

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: gir1.2-gstreamer-0.10 ...
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Cannot change screen brightness and f.lux does not work either

There is a problem which I find very annoying. Of course I tried to solve it by googling first but nothing I tried worked so far. I recently moved to Xubuntu and I used to change my brightness ...
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Can not get my brightness to change

Happened on Ubuntu before, I could not fix it. Now same issue with Xubuntu. What I've tried: I tried all those sloutions below. Not a single on of them worked. Apps like F.LUX does not work either ...
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startx fails on raspberry pi 2

I've installed Ubuntu on my raspberry pi 2. After logging in, I ran sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. After a reboot, the pi loads to a login screen. If I put in the correct password for the ...
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Error when trying to run garys mod on ubuntu

Hello everyone I am trying to play garys mod on my new install of xubuntu however I keep running into this error when ever I try to join a game. failed to lock vertex buffer in ...
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Can't open a jar file

I don't know what's going on, every time I do java -jar Minecraft.jar, I get Exception in thread "main" java.awt.AWTError: Assistive Technology not found: org.GNOME.Accessibility.AtkWrapper at ...
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How do I get rid of this “ghost” icon from the whisker menu?

I installed komodo edit. First I used the install.sh that is on their site. I didn't like the way it set things up, so I deleted the folders where it was installed. Which is kind of a crude way. But ...
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OS GUI controls not working correctly

I have recently upgraded to xubuntu 14.04. One thing I noticed almost immediately is when I click on the next month or previous month arrows in the clock/calendar it would jump ahead or behind a ...
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No such file or directory. (Xubuntu 14.04)

I'm trying to burn a .img file to a microSD card for my Raspberry Pi 2, and it comes inside of a .bz2 file. But whenever I type this command in terminal to unzip the file: bunzip2 ...
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Wrong layout on external keyboard

I'm running xubuntu 15.10 on a ThinkPad T430 laptop. The laptop keyboard has a Swedish layout. I have a Logitech K520 wireless keyboard/mouse combo. That keyboard also has a Swedish layout. The ...
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Problem with available memory and can't update

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I use df -h command in terminal, it shows this: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 9,1G 8,0G 618M 93% / none 4,0K 0 ...
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Slow write to sda while copying files

Writing wo ext3 and ext4 on my new Trusty installation is really slow, when I create an NTFS Partition on the same /dev/sda HDD it is quite normal 30MB/sec, about 100 times faster than with ext3. I am ...
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Why does my t440 xubuntu 14.04.3 laptop lag on flash based sites?

So I have a t440 thinkpad computer and xubuntu 14.04.3. It has an integrated haswell video card (Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller Video). The processor is the 4th Gen Intel Core ...
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Issue starting Google Chrome on xubuntu 14.04.3

I just installed google chrome on a fresh installation on xubuntu 14.04. But it will not run. I have tried purging and reinstalling it with no avail. So I tried starting from the command line and ...
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Hybrid-graphics - screen tearing only while using AMD. Why?

On my laptop I have two graphics cards: integrated Intel and dedicated AMD. The problem is that I experience screen tearing when I'm using a web browser, no matter what drivers ...
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Can not play encrypted DVDs, already installed ubuntu restricted extras

Hi I can not play dvds on Xubuntu 14.04. In Parole I get the error: "GStreamer backend error, Could not read DVD. This may be because the DVD is encrypted and a DVD decryption library is not ...
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How to use three keyboard layouts in xfce4/xubuntu with fast switching of two of them

Community, I have the following question: I'm using three keyboard layouts - English, Russian and Ukrainian. There's no problem to use them in KDE - there is a "spare layout" option, where I have two ...
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Xubuntu: Overall theme display errors

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04, I'm having a few overall theme issues that render some software unusable, biggest problems for me being Spotify and TortoiseHG: Restarting makes these issues go away ...
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“This ap is in an unsafe location, Do you want to make it executable”

Downloaded apps when used give a message "This app is in an unsafe location, Do you want to make it executable" How do I download to a SAFE location in Xubuntu 14?
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After Upgrade To Xubuntu 15.04 PC Won't Boot

So I upgraded to Xubuntu 15.04 from 14.04. All was going well until I restarted. It now takes me to GRUB. When I select the option to boot Ubuntu, it just gets stuck. If I go into recovery mode the ...
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No pop up notification in Gnome 2 anymore

I use gnome 2 (yes I don't like gnome 3). When I change the volume for example, there is a pop up rectangle in the top-right part of the screen that I call a pop up notification because I don't know ...
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No mouse pointer at second monitor. XUbuntu LTS (14.04.3 + XFCE 4.10) + newest FGLRX drivers

I found a bug, problem, I dont know how to call it. I don't have mouse pointer on my laptop screen, but at external monitor plugged into HDMI it's appearing. I readed the net, talked at IRC and found ...
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about installation of mcafee anti virus in ubuntu

after downloading from MCAFEE site, we are supposed to double click MAVLDM file to downlad & install antivirus. But in my PC, nothing hapgpening after double click. Please suggest.
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WP 8.1 and Linux?

Since installing Xubuntu, I have been unable to transfer files onto my Nokia Lumia 635. I have tried downloading the Windows app for it and running it through Wine, which didn't work for me. I've also ...
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Firefox 41 on Ubuntu 15.10 shows pages incorrectly

I am running Xubuntu 15.10 and it's got Firefox 41.0.2 shipped with it. But Firefox does not display pages correctly, like it forgets to load some markup. I.e Facebook: Or StackExchange menu: ...
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How to make Post Installation Script for automated installation?

I have a ks.cfg which automates xubuntu installation Now after installing I want to run a script which will install my code, my doing few things like copying ssh key from server and doing git ...
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Xubuntu startup very long, enp1s0: link is not ready appears why

I recently installed Xubuntu with a dual boot Windows 10. Startup takes a long time, I suspect there is some network issue causing this based on the dmesg output (end portion included) but I'm not ...
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xubuntu 14.04 - screen losing signal after nvidia driver change

New Gigabyte Mainboard, put my Geforce GT 640 in. Installed the nvidia proprietary driver "nvidia-340" in a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04. While rebooting the Xubuntu splash still turns up (even ...
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Is there a Budgie theme configuration GUI or tweak tool?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04.3, then I wanted to install Budgie desktop environment. However, I could not find any theme changing GUI or tweak tool? Is there one?
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Broken apt-get libmikmod2-dev:i386

I was installing some libs of SDL and it worked for compiling my codes, but when I try to update my computer, or upgrade, or anything that uses apt-get, it returns an error. Output of sudo apt-get ...
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Network do not work after upgrade Xubuntu 15.04 to Xubuntu 15.10 “Wily Werewolf”

After upgrade my Xubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 all network connections stop working. I have been researching and seems to be an update on systemd with network devices names. I'm not an advanced user, but ...
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No WiFi after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

i had xubuntu 15.04 and needed to install a additional driver to make the wifi connection work. Now after upgrading to 15.10 the wifi isnt working anymore..
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Failed to install grub fatal error, after xubuntu finished

I was trying to fully install xubuntu on my laptop. After i selected "erase disk and install xubuntu", it was working fine and it almost completed, until i got a fatal error saying that grub could not ...
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Rotating screen xfce 15.04 (Xubuntu)

I have installed a Xubuntu 15.0 system with an Elo touchscreen, which works well... in landscape mode. I want to mount the screen in portrait mode, to make it accessible to both young and old, tall ...
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Conky problem with Xubuntu 15.10

I upgraded to Xubuntu 15.10 and conky doesn't work - here the message from terminal : conky: Syntax error (/home/kesey/.conkyrc:2: unexpected symbol near '#') while reading config file. conky: ...
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Can not use ubuntu installed on another computer

My PC is old. I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS but it gave errors like probe failed, panic occured, pae, etc. So I took my hdd to new computer and installed there. Then brought again to my PC but ...
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Suspend to ram without root privilige

I'm searching for a script to put my "Dell INSPRIRON one" to suspend to ram state. I'm using xubuntu 3.16.0-51-generic #69~14.04.1-Ubuntu x86_64 GNU/Linux. Via GUI Lockout / Suspend it works ok. But ...
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How to disable pop-up on pressing power button in xubuntu?

I want to disable that shutdown/restart pop up on power button and instead it should directly shutdown.
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How to keep screen awake forever in xubuntu?

I'm using xubuntu as a tv interface, I want to keep screen awake forever. I've set crontab as follow : " */8 * * * * export DISPLAY=:0.0 && xrandr --auto */8 * * * * export DISPLAY=:0.0 ...
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I can’t set proxy of google chrome in ubuntu with Xfce

I use the latest ubuntu trusty and install Xfce desktop for it.It's doesn't work in Xfce when I set a proxy using the following method,but It works when I log out and login in unity and It‘s still ...
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How to disable light-locker from terminal in xubuntu?

I'm using xubuntu as a tv interface in cafe,i'm having issue with screen as after every 10 minutes screen goes blank, I've set "xset -dpms" with $DISPLAY="0.0" in crontab and it even shows in xset q ...