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

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If I change desktop environment will I loose all settings and software I already have. Ubuntu to XUbuntu

I installed Ubuntu 14 (64bit) and later I found that Xubuntu is more lighter. I would like to have better performance than visually appealing UI. I work on ruby on rails and I have setup everything ...
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merge SDcard and built in drive using LVM [xubuntu]

I am trying to create a logical volume using LVM in my (ASUS eeePC x101) with an SD card but something has failed. I found a tutorial on exactly what I want, but something failed during the process. ...
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Strange desktop background after log in in Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu recently. The login screen looks normal. Every time after I write my password in the log in box and press 'log in', the wallpaper disappears for about 5 seconds and I see this: ...
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Alt+F2 slow after update

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with XUbuntu-desktop. Since yesterday I noticed Alt+F2 takes almost 5 seconds to start (even without any application running). Does anyone know why?
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Avidemux2.6 won't start

I installed Avidemux2.6 on Xubuntu 14.01 64-bit. I go to Application Menu -> Multimedia -> Avidemux2.6(GTK+) and it does nothing. No error message or anything. When I click on Avidemux2.6(Jobs) it ...
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Populate Places' “Recent Documents” from Thunar?

I'm using Xubuntu & seem to have Thunar and Nautilus/Files installed. THe bookmarks menu and other things seem to default to Thunar, which I prefer, but clicking on the Dropbox taskbar icon opens ...
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Thumbnails while searching folders on Xubuntu?

How can I see the thumbnails of my picture while browsing folders? When I triy to upload a picture I can only see their names. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 right now.
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Adapter for sega genesis gamepads to usb in xubuntu

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I wanted to do some retro gaming with emulators such as dgen. I have some Sega Genesis gamepads lying around. Will something like a Genesis to PC USB Cable permit me to use ...
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Xubuntu not showing taskbar and icons are grey

I install Xubuntu a couple days ago and installed some packages. Then last night, I installed docky and added a splash screen to Xubuntu and then rebooted my system. Now it doesn't show docky or the ...
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Is it possible, in Xubuntu 14.04, using Nautilus, make it auto-mount USB and such as soon as it's plugged and show in the notification area?

i just changed Thunar for Nautilus in my Xubuntu 14.04 and with the help of the community I made it working almost perfect now! The only thing I'm missing is that when I plug something on it, let's ...
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Is there a way to make the volume indicator show percentages on mouseover? (Xubuntu)

I'm using the indicator plugin in my panel to control the volume. It works well, however I never know the exact % of volume that I have selected. It's the standard volume indicator as shown below: ...
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TV as monitor overscans

My SHARP TV overscans. Every edge are out of the screen :-( I use Xubuntu 14.04. I have tried to solve the issue, but I wasn't able to do it. pc@roland:~$ xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, ...
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How to set wallpaper for both monitors on Xubuntu when using arandr

I used arandr (a GUI for xrandr) to set up two monitors side by side in my xfce/xubuntu DE. However, the wallpaper that set using the xfce settings manager applies only to one monitor, while the other ...
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Possible to download paid game a second time for free from software center?

I've paid for Steel Storm some time ago and I'd like to play it again but if I click the option to get previous purchases nothing happens and if I try to purchase the game again to see if my previous ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 LightDM stalls after install of NIS NFS and reboot

After a clean 14.04 install of Xubuntu I went on to add NIS and NFS for remote access to the server. However, on reboot the system gets to the LightDM greeter and stalls (the consoles at Alt-F1 etc ...
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Xubuntu mouse+touchpad+keyboard not working

I have just installed a fresh 14.04 xubuntu machine, but: the resolution it's really low. external mouse and keyboard are not working touchpad is not responding at all. I runned an apt-get update ...
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Configs reset automatically after every boot in Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu in a friend's computer and he keeps telling me that no matter how many times he changes basic settings such as the screensaver (time until screen goes black), it goes back to ...
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Storage Devices Mounting Problem

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04(64bit) and I have two internal hard disk drives installed, few days ago I accidentally ejected one partition. I tried to remount it but it gave me an error. I've already had ...
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USB Camera stops being recognized by OS

On boot a clean boot after first seating the camera the OS will recognize my web cam but after accessing it and releasing it numerous times over the up time of the system(through v4l, specifically ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 will not boot after preseed installation

I recently set up Xubuntu 14.04 installation using preseed, and ran into a couple of problems during boot time. At first, right after the installation completed during first boot the system ...
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Cannot run the terminal: “Not such file or directory” and “hostname has changed”

My problem is: I can't use the terminal in Xubuntu 14.04. If I launch it, this error is appearing: grep: /opt/aster113/etc/codeaster/asrun: No such file or directory Hostname has changed, running ...
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How to assign individual LEDs for different layouts?

Using Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. My keyboard config is: XKBMODEL="logiik" XKBLAYOUT="us,ru,ua" XKBVARIANT=",ruu," ...
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I want to install Xubuntu 14.04 alongside my Windows Vista installation?

I've decided that I want to install a backup OS on my PC which is currently equipped with Windows Vista. Seeing as to how WUBI is no longer supported, how exactly do I install it now. The LiveUSB is ...
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interface changed after restart on Xubuntu

Something happened a few times after using Xubuntu since 1 month ago. A few times after i restarted my laptop the interface was totally changed. The icons from the panel were different and almost ...
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Safe to disable gnome-services in Xubuntu?

In the startup settings of Xubuntu 14.04, I see an entry about gnome-services. I'd be happy to get rid of the gnome-keyring if I disable these, but what other things do I miss if I do that? Is it ...
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How can I see environment variables defined in .profile after lauching sudo codeblocks?

I am developing code with C++ in code::blocks. Because my code needs to access mice devices I launch code::blocks with sudo as superuser in an xterm I opened first. In the code I would like to read ...
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Error in displaying youtube videos in opera

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 and Opera browser. When i open youtube videos in it is displayed strangely. This question does not answer this problem.This error occurs only in opera browser. How do i fix ...
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Boot fail after update xubuntu 12.04

Updated my system manually with apt-get dist-upgrade. After reboot system gets stuck on black loading screen with text Xubuntu 12.04 and white dots under it. Tried to boot with older kernels but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DVD Installation not Loading

I am currently running Xubuntu 13.10, and have burned Ubuntu 14.04 onto a DVD. Whenever I put the DVD into the disk dive and turn on my laptop the Xubuntu start screen appears, instead of the Ubuntu ...
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tvtime - no sound on channel change

since I've upgraded Xubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, the TV-sound output does not work after switching to another channel within tvtime. The TV card is a Hauppauge WinTV HVR-900 (analog input). The first ...
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Disable display switching on mouse over on dual monitor setup

Notes: * Dual monitor setup. Primary monitor on left side. * NVIDIA mobile laptop card with 319 driver installed from additional drivers. * Xubuntu 14.04 I just updated my Xubuntu 14.04 core a ...
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Xubuntu: conky runs multiple instances at boot

I have a .conkyrc file in my ~/ directory. Conky seems to run of its own accord upon starting my session - and it does so with 2 or more instances, all directly laid on top of one another. And often ...
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XFCE Is Malfunctioning?

A while ago my custom keyboard shortcuts stopped working. After that, the panel started running in kiosk mode. Now, my desktop icons have disappeared, and left clicking or right clicking has no ...
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How to disable Light Locker and Splash screen on laptop screen (only display on external monitor) in Xubuntu 14.04

I have changed settings in Xubuntu 14.04 so that my laptop screen (which is partially broken) is disabled after logging in, and the desktop is only displayed on my external monitor. I did this via ...
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How to bind Ctrl to Caps Lock for full screen games (Dota 2)

I'm using /etc/default/keyboard to make my Caps Lock key the Ctrl key. However, when I play Dota 2 this binding doesn't take effect. What method do I use so that this binding holds even when playing ...
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Problem after Install kubuntu-desktop on Xubuntu 14.04

i've installed kubuntu-desktop on my Xubuntu via apt-get install kubuntu-desktop, i reboot my xubuntu but when the login screen shows up, i've got no sessions manager to change to KDE? why is this ...
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Can't boot into Xubuntu 14.04 after removing extra HD

I had a pretty lazy setup prior to removing the hard drive.... I had an 80gb hard drive with my Xubuntu install, and then another 80gb Hard Drive that I used to test Debian on. I didn't like Debian, ...
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Blank disc in dvd-rw drive not reading on k3b burning program but it reads in my dvd-rw drive?

I want to know how to burn on the k3b burning program when it won't indicate there is a blank disc in my dvd- rw drive but it will read in my disc drive but there is no indication that k3b can read ...
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No swap in Xubuntu 14.04 LTE with full disk/system encryption

I'm a newbee to Linux. I installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTE on my 1.6GHz/2GB RAM/120 GB SSD HDD netbook. Everything goes smoothly, except I realized that during booting and logging in there was a warning ...
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Two Xubuntu 14.04 machines cannot connect Samba share

I have two Xubuntu 14.04 machines on a LAN. I want to create a Samba share between them, but I am completely unable to do so. I have tried following command line instructions and editing my smb.conf ...
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How to enable some functionality from newer kernel in older kernel in Xubuntu 14.04?

How (if it is possible) can I enable some functionality that is working in kernel 3.13.0-27 in kernel 3.11.0-20. In newer version of kernel multifinger scrolling on my touch pad is working, but in my ...
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Can't Upgrade Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Every time I run the upgrade tool, first I get this Third party sources disabled Some third party entries in your sources.list were disabled. You can re-enable them after the upgrade with the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 & Nvidia

Just joined the community and about to install Xubuntu 14.04. In my desktop I have an Nvidia GeForce2 MX400 card which with earlier kernels & xservers worked fine with the legacy 96xx linux ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 and black screen with dash

Once I finish installing Xubuntu, when I boot I get a black screen with a dash in the left corner. That's it. I don't see any grub/xubuntu stuff, just a dash. This is a very particular problem, since ...
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Empty disk list installing xubuntu

I'm trying to install xubuntu on a packard bell kvs60 with already installed win xp but, as in the title, does not appear device to be partitioned. The problem is only with the hd netbook, entering a ...
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Add printers suport in a minimal Xubuntu install

I did a minimal install of Xubuntu on an old notebook. But could not figure out which packages should I install to enable support for printers. What packages should I install to an HP Deskjet F4180 ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 LTS - Poor sound quality on battery

The audio only works in high quality when I boot linux with the charger plugged in. When I boot it only on battery it lost audio quality. I have already enabled 'lfe-remixing', setted channels to 6 ...
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Lock screen not working

When trying to do something, I used the command "Service lightdm disable" or something like that. From the moment I did that, my lockscreen is not working anymore. How do I make it working again? ...
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XFCE, network manager difficult to use

To get ubuntu working with the wifi of my Compaq CQ62 laptop I have to install an older version of Crunchbang. I then typically install the xubuntu packages to get the XFCE desktop or the kubuntu ...
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Mediatomb crashes on 14.04 (segment fault)

I am on Xubuntu 14.04 x64. After upgrading from 13.10, mediatomb no longer runs and segment faults. A full debug log can be found here. Any help would be appreciated, I really miss watching videos ...