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

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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 ...
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Whenever I press the power button in the login screen, my computer shuts down immediately

I sometimes leave my computer for long periods of time, and after a while, my computer will require a password to re-enter the live session. However, when I come back, since the screen has already ...
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New graphics card causes Ubuntu to freeze during boot process

Today I upgraded my graphics card to a Radeon R9 380, and Ubuntu freezes during the boot process. There is no error message. The screen is black except for a terminal cursor in the top left corner. I ...
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SSD Install failure“ubi-partman failed with exit code 10” . Xubuntu 14.04.3

I am tearing my hair out with an SSD install issue. I have spent hours trying to find answers but nothing has worked yet. What am I doing wrong? I cannot access any magical F6 menu anywhere during ...
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GRUB hang after multiple fast keyboard presses

I have a Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard with WIndows 10 installed a M.2 SSD (Samsung 950 PRO 256GB), Xubuntu 14 LTS (newest one available the second week of January) on a mechanical ...
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Linux Freezing and Problems with updates

I've been having some weird Linux problems recently. Twice now my system has frozen. I've been able to move my mouse but nothing else. I ended up doing a hard restart each time. Additionally, when I ...
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Is there a step by step guide to install Assault Cube Reloaded (ACR)?

Assault Cube can be installed from Software Center. Assault Cube Reloaded cannot. I haven't found it on PlayDeb. I downloaded the game for Linux from the official website but don't know how to proceed....
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Resizing an encrypted swap partition inside gOS

Hi I've got an issue with my TB Chromebook 2 where I installed encrypted without editing any of the swap size partitions manually and now I've ran out of storage and want to either reduce the size of ...
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Android: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so

I have installed build-essential and all 32 bit c++ libraries. But every time I run ./gradlew assembleDebug --info I get the following error. Executing task ':CordovaLib:processDebugResources' (...
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Restoring /sbin/init from Live CD

The permissions of my /sbin/init file on my Xubuntu system are 000. Is there any way to restore this file with a LiveCD (downloaded from the Boot-Repair page)? I read a forum thread where somebody ...
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Xubuntu Individual Package update

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my system. My Wireless connection is very poor, when i try to download updates XFCE update manager is downloading 2 or 3 packages in same time. Is there any way to download ...
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15.10 xubuntu slow boot gap 21-103 sec

My desktop is starting up quit slow, it hangs for a while. I used dmesg wich showed a big gap in the boot process from 21 to 103 sec http://pastebin.com/7dXhqQ0z [ 21.751243] audit: type=1400 ...
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Tata Docomo Photon is not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

Tata Docomo Photon is not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections contains -rw------- 1 root root 290 Jan 27 22:09 Tata Indicom (Photon+) connection and it consist ...
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separating ubuntu and xubuntu themes

I have a laptop with ubuntu that I use for school. To save power while I'm in class and may not have an outlet nearby, I decided to try xubuntu. I installed it with sudo apt-get install xubuntu-...
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Thunar fails to reconnect broken ssh connection?

When I open an sftp connection to a server with Thunar, and this connection is broken for some reason (either the server kills it because of inactivity, or the connection is lost), then when I try to ...
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fsck for 3 hours

I have just installed xubuntu on a old computer that I bought from ebay about 4 hours ago. the computer is a Sony Vaio vgn-ux180p. It has a 30gb hdd and 750mb of ram. I removed win xp and wiped the ...
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XUbuntu install problems

I purchased XUbuntu from OSDisc.com on a USB stick with the intent of loading it on to an older HP desktop with a new blank Hard drive installed in it. I do not know how to appropriately boot or ...
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How to disable auto arrange desktop icons on Xubuntu 14.04.3

After each boot, my Xubuntu rearrange desktop icons. It started happening once I tried to arrange by right clicking and selecting "Arrange Desktop Icons". How can I disable this feature?
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During VNC/SSH, push VGA output from host machine

[Very short version: Is it possible to "push" video from the VGA port of a host machine while accessing said machine via VNC or SSH?] I have been experimenting with an old ThinkPad T60 laptop as a ...
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Trash Bin Location on when running a Live Install

I'm running an XUbuntu 14.04 Live USB disk and deleted a few thousand files from a Windows hard drive. Trying to empty the trash through the gui is stuck on "Preparing...", so I thought I'd try using ...
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XAMPP - Apache and ProFTPD won't start

PC: Toshiba Satellite U840W-F747; 10 gig ram; 1.7GHz CPU XAMPP: 5.6.15-1 OS: Xubuntu 14.04.3 I have a fresh install of Xubuntu and xampp, no Skype or any IM, just Firefox. I tried to run ampps and ...
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How do I increase the maximum capacity of the volume slider?

I can increase the volume past the 100% limit with the terminal command pactl -- set-sink-volume 0 X% #X = Desired volume percentage What I want to be able to do is not have to run this ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Live SD card on Atom N270-powered netbook: How do I improve boot time?

I know using Xubuntu in Live mode can be slow, even with persistent drive space. I was given a netbook whose SATA connector is not working. It's a bit expensive to repair it so I'm using Xubuntu 15....
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Help With Default Terminal in Xubuntu

Whenever I compile and run a program, the terminal displays the output right before my user credentials as shown in the picture. The highlighted part is the output. Is there any way I can make this ...
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Why are my words rendering with incorrect spacing? How do I fix this?

My words are rendering incorrectly across all of my applications and I was wondering what the cause of this is and how I can fix it. I am running Xubuntu 15.10 on a Thinkpad x201. Any help would be ...
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Ubuntu did not copy files to Flash drive

Story: I have got USB Flash drive with Fat32 filesystem. I copied it a presentation that I made, to show it on my college. It has successfully copied, but when I open the USB drive with Windows on my ...
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NetworkManager won't auto connect with a VPN set to auto

Up until about a week ago my ethernet and VPN were automatically connecting fine, but now if I have "Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection" checked the network fails to connect ...
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How to add a local mirror to Ubuntu Software Centre on Xubuntu?

I have a functioning mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for 14.04 on my LAN. Hosted on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. I connect to it from other Ubuntu servers, via http using a modified /etc/apt/sources.list ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 / 64 Bit freezes, if Thunar open root dir

I work with Xubuntu 14.04 / 64 Bit. Thunar works fine on home-folder. The complete system freezes, if I use Thunar, and try to show the content of the root dir, or subfolders (/var , /etc, /usr) If ...