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

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Pulse Audio crackling sound

A week ago I started getting a crackling noise whenever I played videos using VLC. Initially I thought the problem was with VLC so I installed MPV but the issue persisted because it was pulseaudio ...
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Touchpad not working in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

My laptop touchpad is not working even when I just try Xubuntu in my laptop before installation. Everything works fine except for the touchpad. In the System setting under Mouse and Touchpad, the ...
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Problem with RT3290 Bluetooth on Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu and have problem with my bluetooth device. It looks like it is not installed at all. Here is my lspci: $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor ...
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Not able to disable DNS Linode ubuntu

I have disabled DNS from linode DNS Manager But still it is accessible via url why? How to disable it?
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How to disable Caps Lock through Shift key?

My question is similar to How to toggle off Caps Lock by Shift key?, but I am running version 14.04 and Xubuntu (XFCE). Also the only answer there doesn't actually answer the question and I haven't ...
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Xubuntu desktop icons missing, cannot right click and the menu disappeared too

Today I installed a Xubuntu machine on my VirtualBox for some PHP development, set up everything and everything was working fine. I shut down the machine, had lunch and switched it back on, with ...
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Problem with clicking spinners in Xubuntu 15.10

I have just installed Xubuntu 15.10 and noticed a weird behavior when clicking numeric spinners. Instead of increasing or decreasing gradually, it jumps upward or downward without any control. See ...
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Remove highlighting of app under cursor in app switcher in Xubuntu

The app switcher (Alt-Tab stop) in Xubuntu 15.10 automatically highlights the window under the cursor (in my case with a blue background). The highlighting is quite a bit stronger than the black box ...
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Why is my screen choppy when I play HD videos?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS X55V(i3 CPU and Nvidia 610m GPU). I installed the recommended proprietary driven in the GUI (352.63). I installed Nvidia Settings, too, and it lets me choose if I ...
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How to get the lock time of a thread/process from proc filesytem or any other linux command?

I need to get time for a thread/process that it has spent in lock-contention state. I have seen this document but still could not find the info which indicate the lock time for process. ...
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hp-plugin frozen

I've downloaded hplip from their website. Instalation frozen when is run from non-root user, so I've run it as root. But hp-plugin doesn't work as root ;( If I use non-root user, it doesn't response ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Appearance in All Settings Crashes and can not change themes

I'm having trouble changing the themes in Xubuntu 14.04. When I click "Appearance" in "All Settings" It freezes and I can't scroll or choose/change the theme and it takes me back to "All Settings". ...
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Xubuntu idles for a minute on boot

My Xubuntu 15.10 boots up very slowly on my SSD laptop. It has been running fine for a year, but it started to hang for about 60-80 seconds doing nothing during boot. I'm running kernel ...
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xUbuntu visudo malfunction ldap tutorial

I'm trying to make some simple modifications to my sudo file. I execute the following command in my terminal: sudo visudo What happens next is my terminal taking a very prolonged break where there ...
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lightdm: part of screen is missing

I have a problem with my pc that whenever lightdm comes up, one side of the screen is missing. I though it was the resolution of the image and it does not scale properly to the screen so I spent ...
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Cannot mount Mobius camera via USB

I cannot seem to mount my Mobius action camera into my Xubuntu 14.04 environment. It does mount on a other computer also runbning Xubuntu 14.04 and also is working flawlessly when plugged into a ...
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Gambas autostart issue in Xubuntu

Hi I have a problem to add my own Gambas 3 application to startup. Tried everything added to Sessiong and Startup in Settings. Added to .profile, .bash_profile and nothing. I tried different apps ...
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Xubuntu sounds not working

when I try to play a sound the sound doesnt play. I have tried everything I could find: reinstalling alsa, pulseaudio, rebooting, etc. After some looking around, I found this $ sudo aplay -l aplay: ...
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Internet(Wifi) Connectivity Issue in UBUNTU

I am new to Linux and using UBUNTU 15.10 , the thing is there are lot of problems i am facing but the better thing is because of that i am learning a lot of new things, One major issue is with the ...
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Can I configure Xubuntu to pretend it's Ubuntu?

I am a huge fan of Unity (I love the vertical launcher panel and the Mac-like global menu) but a huge hater of Compiz (it never works fine for me, on whatever a computer I try it it always ...
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How to enable global menu support in LibreOffice in XUbuntu?

I have just noticed that global menu (top menu, dbus menu, whatever you call it, I mean this) functionality does not work in LibreOffice (5.0.2.2) in Xubuntu (15.10) - the menu is shown in the ...
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How can I debug this boot problem?

After a fresh install of Xubuntu, every time i turn on my pc, when I see the login screen, my keyboard and mouse are not responding, and after about 10 seconds, the screen freezes. I tried with a ...
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Why does Xubuntu asks for my password twice when it wakes up from the blank screen?

Every time Xubuntu wakes up from the blank screen it asks for my password and then, after I enter it, it asks for it again. This doesn't happen if I lock the screen manually. How can this be fixed?
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How to enable global menu support in the Atom editor in XUbuntu?

I am not sure if it works by default when one installs the Atom editor from the official package (I've got a 32-bit machine so I had to build it from the source code) on the original Ubuntu (I use ...
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How to enable global menu support in Chrome in XUbuntu?

I have installed XUbuntu and TopMenu XFCE extension for it to reproduce the original Ubuntu global menu experience. I have also managed to make Mozilla Firefox work with it easily but it still is ...
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virtualbox-guest-x11 dependencies on xubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

I have freshly installed XUbuntu 14.04.03 LTS (in virtualbox). When I try to install virtualbox-guest-x11, I get dependency error. Here is screenshot: error screenshot And here is attempt with ...
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How to change WM theme in Xubuntu 15.10 + compiz?

Gnome-tweak-tool seems to have deleted the feature to change the window decoration theme. gnome-tweak tool
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PC won't come back when lid is closed and monitor attached

I am using Xubuntu and regulary lock my screen at work. It is attached to a external monitor (primary display) and the lid is closed. After locking it only comes back when I open the lid and press ...
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3g modem can't be found

I have trouble connecting to the Internet using my HUAWEI 3g usb modem on Xubuntu 15.10. Everything was working fine on the previous version of Xubuntu. Sometimes the modem cannot be detected. ...
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Cant seem to access my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone files via Ubuntu 14.04(Xubuntu)

I plug in the phone and Xubuntu 14.04 recognizes it, and i can see the folders and files. I even created a folder, but when I try and add files or move files, I get the error that the "Operation ...
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Xubuntu, Xinput and Logitech Unifying Receiver: Keyboard shows up as pointer, fails to reattach to Master Keyboard

I was given a Mouse/Keyboard pair from work. The mouse is a Logitech M310, the Keyboard is a K520. They are paired to a Logitech Unifying receiver. I plugged it into my Xubuntu machine, and the ...
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Need to reconnect wifi on Xubuntu

I have a fresh installation of Xubuntu 14.04 fully updated on my notebook and it has a problem with the Wi-fi connectivity: Sometimes the internet stops. The pages don't load on the browser but ...
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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 ...