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

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How do I run Tuxtype in a Xubuntu 15.10 guest account?

I set up Xubuntu 15.10 64-bit on a desktop computer meant for public access. I installed Tuxtype and it runs fine, except in the guest account (which should be the only account people use), it has a ...
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Trouble customizing liveCD (gfxboot)

I am trying to make a Custom Xubuntu Live CD with UCK (Ubuntu Customization Kit). Following these instructions Host machine: Linux Mint 17.3 64 bit Customizing: Xubuntu 15.10 64 bit UCK Version 2.4....
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Thunderbird: Recipients DropDown too small

http://i.imgur.com/OwXrj7W.png Most of the times, when I am typing in the recipients address, the dropdown list with suggestions collapses to less than some pixels. Does anyone know how to solve ...
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Xubuntu Can't detect any wireless network

im using xubuntu distribution 15.10 and I did something (I don't k ow what) and now suddenly when I'm opening the network applet all I see is Ethernet network and no any wifi networks. What I did ...
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Can't install (or reinstall) Ubuntu

I had Xubuntu 12.04 installed as a dual boot with Windows XP. After upgrades to Xubuntu 14.04 I had various problems including login loops. I have seen this issue on forums before but none of the ...
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X setup creates an additional, hidden screen on startup

When I start Xubuntu it appears that X creates a hidden screen 0 before creating the actual screen 1. Screen 0 takes the focus and xfce-panel setup and screen 1 (the visible one) remains empty with ...
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WIFI problem on MacBook Air 2008

I have first generation of macbook air. I try to install last version of Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Xubuntu. I install driver using b43-fwcutter. After reboot wifi work. One day I turn on the laptop and ...
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Xubuntu stuck with a black screen while installing

I booted from a DVD and made my way to actually begining installing Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer even tho for some reason there is no mouse and i had to use my keyboard. I got pass the "fancy" screen ...
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Both wired and wireless connection drop after a few minutes

I have an HP Pavilion v140la with Xubuntu 15.10. As the lspci command says, these are my Wifi and Ethernet controllers: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe ...
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X server not showing anything on startup, Xubuntu 14.04

Running Xubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia drivers suddenly don't work at all. I had been using them finely, until my computer crapped out then kept booting to the screen when you press CTRL+ALT+F2. I got it to ...
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How to have timezone update based on location in Ubuntu/Xubuntu

I am trying to have my clock on my panel update based on location change. I tried using NTP and that only updates the time and not the Timezone. I have even tried using other tutorials about ...
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Trying to install and run Virtualbox on XFCE desktop Version 4.8 xubuntu/chromebook c710

I am trying to install VirtualBox (5.0.16) - I can get it to install - I setup a virtual machine, but every time I try to run it, I get: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not ...
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I installed xubuntu but I cannot Login with administrator user

I installed xubuntu desktop in ubuntu server 14.04. The installation finished correctly but I can't login with Administrator user, it return to the login window always. I can enter with guest user. ...
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What is causing (g)rsync to use such a huge buffer?

I'm on Xubuntu and new to using rsync and decided to use the GUI grsync. I'm trying to copy a reasonably large directory (3GB, with perhaps 200,000 files) from my home directory to a directory on an ...
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Why I have “no suitable device found” with root privileges in Xubuntu 12.04?

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 Vbox image. But when I want to see interfaces(devices) with libpcap c code -- I receive such error ("no suitable device found"). Despite Ifconfigure and tcpdump shows -- eth0, ...
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GUI distorts on Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu 14.04LTS a while ago after 15.10 was giving me pulseaudio troubles. Everything works fine, except the GUI, which distorts sometimes. It fixes itself after I click a button/press a ...
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Log on screen loading issues?

I recently just started having issues with my screen. Here is what happens. When I am on my machine for a certain amount of time then close my screen and it locks I use my sudo password to log back ...
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How do I use Netflix with Xubuntu 14.4?

I recently ran into a issue with watching Netflix on my current version of Xubuntu 14.4. I have tried to use WINE and other ways through the terminal but have failed. Any advice? Thanks.
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Webcam works only after restart

I have a Lenovo G510 with a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04.10. The problem is, whenever I start my laptop, my webcam is not detected. I tried lsusb (-v) and it's not listed. Only if I restart my ...
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How do I install a emulator for N64 games and install Goldeneye?

I am having issues downloading emulators for Xubuntu 14.4. Mainly to use N64 games mostly Goldeneye. I extract the files then try and open them. Then when I extract them they do then when I click to ...
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Evernote notes are all the same (Wine Xubuntu)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (XFCE) with Wine running Evernote 5. When I open up Evernote, I can't edit notes! Firstly, when I click on a note, the one displayed is not the one I clicked on, but rather the ...
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How to mix system audio and voice

Running Xubuntu 14.04LTS. I'm planning to have a Karaoke party with a few friends online. I suggested them raidcall (on an XP VM for me) since it can stream my mic input + system audio, but they would ...
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Can't install any Ubuntu distro on my PC [HELP]!

Just built my PC FX 8350 250gb SSD AMD R7 370. (Also have an Nvidia GTX 960) Every distro I try, it doesn't work, I've tried: Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Xubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 15.10 It goes to "Install ...
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How do I disable smartd permanently?

I installed smartmontools so that I can use smartctl occasionally. However, smartd is also part of smartmontools, and now it starts automatically but I don't need it. What's the proper way to disable ...
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Power brightness issues

I recently switched to Xubuntu from windows. GOOD RIDDANCE! Anyway I cannot adjust my screen brightness and it is really dim. My computer is a Samsung NP470R5E. I am running Xubuntu 14.04. Any advice?
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Blender 2.76b Won't start

I am using blender for while but today when I click the shortcut It won't start nothing is happening. I have update the system before this issue. I am using Xubuntu 14.4
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xubuntu 15.10 themes - why does it look different from the sample screenshot?

so I downloaded this theme but when I installed and used it, it looks very different on the screenshot. For 1 thing, the "start menu" equivalent has not changed like in the screenshot. perhaps more ...
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disable desktop but not GUI

I use xubuntu installled on my pen drive and it has bad performance. I know it's possible remove the GUI, but if I do this when I reboot the pc, obviously i will not able to run programs with GUI for ...
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How to automate MySQL-Server without prompts in bash?

I would like to know how to automate the MySQL-Server installation through bash script on a Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS server using apt. I use a server on digitalocean and tried many solutions but none of ...
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xfce power manager makes wrong notifications

xfce Power Manager shows random notifications about my laptop running out of battery, but I am plugged in. Then it pops a notification saying I am plugged in, then another saying it is discharging, ...
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Xubuntu Network Manager

I recently upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 LTS to 15.10, and I cannot connect to any network, wired or wireless. When I click the nm-applet, it says that NetworkManager is not running. My laptop is a ...
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getting error while customizing ubuntu gnome 15.10

helloo guys.. we have 50 ubuntu users in my organization present some pc's running on ubuntu 12.4 and some pc's running on 14.4 ubuntu versions. actually iam new to ubuntu iam getting error while ...
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For modern low-end PC, lubuntu or xubuntu or another distro?

I have a new but low-end Lenovo Thinkpad X140e with AMD E1-2500 APU, AMD HD 8240 GPU, 12gb (8+4) ddr3 ram and 500gb 7200 hdd. Although it is equipped quite well, I suffer from the cpu side I guess. ...
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Unlock causes kernel panic in Xubuntu 15.10

When I lock the screen (by clicking the padlock in the top of the whisker menu), my screen flashes black a couple of times, and then the lock screen is shown, as expected. When I enter my password, ...
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xubuntu - resuming after sleep causing graphics problem

I am using Xubuntu 14.04.3 with all defaults, freshly installed yesterday. My graphics card is Intel HD 5500, closing laptop lid has been set to sleep the computer. When I resume by opening the lid ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 laptops and default microphone(s)

I have small but annoying problem with microphones on two Xubuntu 14.04 laptops. The closest existing description is this one: Ubuntu not using correct microphone (though pavucontrol lists it) ......
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Mouse is not detected after power switch turned off

Ok so i was Using a pretty old computer with xubuntu installed. All of a sudden the power switch went off and the computer shit down. When i bosted it again my mouse was not detected in any usb port. ...
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xubuntu 15.10 & lightdm setup issues

I've installed xubuntu 15.10 with a minimal installation of xfce (from mini iso). So let me explain my setup and needs. I have created 3 users : maintainer : for administration task, hidden from ...
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How to Run 4 External Monitors on Xubuntu Laptop (Nvidia, Skylake, Thinkpad)

As title says - trying to get 4 external monitors to work on my laptop. Works perfectly with 3 external displays Works perfectly on 4 displays total (3 external + Laptop Screen) PROBLEM: Will never ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 64 bits Canon LBP6030 install

I want to install Canon Laser Printer LBP6030. I downloaded Linux_UFRIILT_PrinterDriver_V120_uk_EN.tar.gz file from Canon website. I installed the deb files: cndrvcups-common_3.30-1_amd64.deb and ...
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How to fix Xubuntu crash during network connecting?

I have a Surface Pro with a dual boot xubuntu and windows 10. Everything on the windows side works (supprisingly) ;) Heres my problem. When I boot xubuntu everything works fine now, though I did have ...
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Xubuntu: Trying to change the Home key from registering as ^[OH to ^[[1~

Running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 3 on a Thinkpad. Bash shell Issue: When I run "cat" at the command line, and press the Home key, I'm seeing a ^[OH returned to the screen. I'm trying to change this to ...
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update-grub cannot find Windows 8.1 after Boot-repair

I am running Xubuntu by default and so i managed to install WIndows 8.1 on a seperate harddisk. After the installation finished up I could not boot into Xubuntu anymore. Even if I removed all ...
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Xubuntu keyboard language problem

I installed Xubuntu today and I have a problem with the input language. I installed Turkish alongside English (US). But when I switch to Turkish, it still writes in English. So, I can't use any ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - How to change wifi node without rebooting?

I need to change from one wifi network to another (both mine) at least once per day. All of my computers (3 x Android, 2 x Lubuntu netbooks, 1 x desktop) switch automatically when I turn one wifi ...
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Macbook Pro 13" mid 2010 no wifi

I have dual booted xubuntu 14.04 on to my macbook pro. Previously I had Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this laptop with the same issue, but I never solved it. I cannot see any wifi networks when I click on the ...
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Cannot find bluetooth device, although there should be one

According to my laptop specifications, I do have a bluetooth device. However, I am unable to find it. I have tried the standard command line approach as given here or here. As requested, the output ...
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Xubuntu - No video signal

I recently switched from Unity to Xfce on my HTPC with a clean install of Xubuntu. Now whenever I turn off my TV and let it sit for a while, when I turn the TV back on there is no video signal, even ...
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An issue with window in opera

I've encountered an issue in a lot of distributives (Xubuntu, Linux Mint, Ubuntu and etc.) with Opera. It doesn't launch in maximize mode even if you change /usr/share/applications/opera.desktop ...
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Ubuntu desktop not updating

Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Xfce. My desktop is apparently empty which it isn't then I look in the corresponding folder for the desktop. Any changes made to the desktop background takes no effect. I have ...