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

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Xubuntu 14.04 Dual display hot plugging - large windows disappear

I have a laptop that is docked and a external display plugged in. When I undock my laptop SOME windows (XFTerminal being the main one) that are not maximised and too tall for my laptop display cannot ...
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How to use GTK 3.12 in XUbuntu?

Hello I am using Xubuntu 14.04. It is using GTK for applications. I want to convert all the applications to use GTK-3.12, so that menu bar could be adjusted within the title bar. Please guide me.
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Touchpad not working with xubuntu 14.04

It seems that I have the same problem as these people Asus X550LD Touchpad not working/detected Ubuntu 14.04, but with Asus A55VD. Are there any solution yet? On ubuntu 13.10 with xfce4 I dont have ...
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Mouse cursor scaling issues in Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10 and I just recently bought a Seiki 39' 4K display for home. While I think that the display itself is working great so far and I love it, I am noticing some ...
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How to use Terminator's Options?

Terminator has one option http://linux.die.net/man/1/terminator --working-directory=DIR Set the terminal's working directory I want to open my Terminator within a specific directory each time and I ...
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How do you change keyboard layouts from the login screen in Xubuntu?

I've set up multiple user accounts in Xubuntu 14.04. I (the admin) am a dvorak user so I have English US dvorak as the default layout, but the other user is a qwerty user. I've added English US ...
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Cant mark minecaft as executeable in xubuntu 14.04

I cant mark minecraft as executeable, I try rightclicking minecraft and starting it up with java 7, but i need to mark it as executeable, If i go to "properties" and go to "Permissions" it does not ...
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How do I mount a blank cd in Xubuntu?

Blank CDs do not mount in Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04). CDs with content do mount. I have a /media/cdrom0 directory and a /media/cdrom but when I enter this command:~$ mount /media/cdrom0 I get:mount: ...
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Nautilus on Xubuntu's desktop? [duplicate]

I like Nautilus better than Thunar, so I use Nautilus on Xubuntu, but Thunar is still on the desktop. Can I switch that somehow?
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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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Problem with xubuntu after boot from hard disk

I'm now on Windows but I have Xubuntu too. When I restart my computer and boot into Xubuntu, the loading screen appears and when is time to show up the desktop, nothing happens, it remains on black ...
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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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How to be sure , that I am running latest version of a kernel?

I've installed Xubuntu after Ubuntu, running in dualboot. So Xubuntu controls the grub. Every time I update kernel on ubuntu - will ubuntu load the latest version of a kernel? (I mean the grub is not ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 Unicode Fallback does not work in inkscape

I upgraded to 14.04 and opened a SVG with amharic letters. The letters are አዲስ and I use the font DejaVu sans. Now after the upgrade, the characters are displayed wrongly. If I copy from Inkscape and ...
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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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Is there a way to disable portrait/login picture display in the Xubuntu login?

I recently upgraded a machine from XUbuntu 12.10 and now the login screen has a blank silhouette that looks like the Facebook empty profile picture. How do I disable this and get back to just username ...
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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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xubuntu: compiz using 100%+ cpu

I seem to be experiencing an issue with Compiz in terms of cpu usage. The only thing I've been doing differently (been running this system for a month or two with no issues) is I have been running ...
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Remove “Chrome Apps” From Xubuntu Menu

Earlier today I installed Google Chrome only to realize that I needed to uninstall it for reasons I won't get into here, so I removed Google Chrome and got Mozilla Firefox back. Before I uninstalled ...
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Is dnsmasq preventing internet?

On my computer I have dual boot Win 7 and Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Tonight I switched over to Xubuntu to work on something. When I fired up Firefox it acted like I didn't have an internet connection. ...
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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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why build-essential failed?

I cannot found solution for this problem: constantia@constantia:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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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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How can I change power settings automatically while running VLC in Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I usually play video using VLC media player. The problem I am having is, after 10 or 15 minutes computer turn off its display, even the video is running in the ...
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Xfce notification area printer icon does not respond

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with the Xubuntu (Xfce) desktop. When I print something, the printer icon appears in the notification area in the panel. But the printer icon does not respond to anything. I try to ...
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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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Getting lock screen using VNC

Using xubuntu 14.04, connecting to the headless machine through VNC. xvnc4 is auto-started and it's all fine. But when connecting with the VNC password I would like to get the login screen, or at ...
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White text on some system windows

I get white text on most windows, (it switches to its regular color when the said window loses focus). I'm using a windows dual boot xubuntu 12.04 with xfce, xfwm, and a GTK theme 'zukiwi'. Can ...
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How do I prevent Xubuntu 14.04 from turning off when listening to music?

i don't want settings turned to never. I also tried the Caffeine app but couldn't even get it to start, and so here I am. Thanks in advance!
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No sound after Xubuntu-desktop installation

I had, initially, a Ubuntu installation running completely fine. Compiz bugged, then I switched to LXQT. LXQt bugged between sessions, then I switched to KDE. KDE bugged on some applications, then I ...
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How to completely change file manager in Xubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

i've been trying to get Nautilus to run everything file related in my Xubuntu... Without sucess. I got it right up to the desktop. My desktop is completely empty and clicking on it does nothing, ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Ignoring Screen Layout Changes

I have two screens of different sizes on an old nvidia card. When I login the smaller (left-side) screen aligns to the top of the larger screen. I want to align it to the bottom but changing the ...
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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 tile window by mouse to left/right edge in Xfce (like in Unity)?

I don't interesting in shortcuts. I want to do it by dragging windows.
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Xubuntu panel filling screen!

I was messing around with the panel settings on xubuntu and I accidentally pushed it to the largest size and number of rows. My resolution is 1366x786 and so it filled my screen, trapping my windows ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 resolution low

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 amd64 on the computer at the computer repair shop where I work, but the screen resolution is way low, like 1024 x 768 (that wouldn't be low for a laptop or anything, but for ...
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Unity unable to login (can login with xubuntu) [duplicate]

Any and all help would be appreciated... Ok so. My laptop is Ubuntu 14.04, and the other day I restarted it and then was no longer able to login. So what happens? I attempt to login (lightdm) and ...
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How to restore Xubuntu 14.04 Default Icons?

Hey beloved community! I really screwed up today, I was fooling around as root via terminal in the icons folder and I accidentally deleted all my icons. I was wondering, is it possible to reinstall ...
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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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How to renable “never show” notifications in Xubuntu 14.04?

Dear beloved community! I accidentally disabled some applications from the notifications bubble. I was wondering, how can I renable the hidden applications again? I found a few answers on askubuntu ...
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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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Can't boot windows anymore?

Installed xubuntu, restart computer, and it instantly boots up into xubuntu, when usually I have the choice of booting into windows as well as an old installation of ubuntu I downloaded a long time ...
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Is it possible to change the XBMC video output to X11 (XCB) on Xubuntu 14.04?

Hello beloved community! I was just wondering if it's possible to change the XBMC output to X11 video output (XCB), just like in VLC? I've searched all over the place, but can't seem to find any ...
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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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OS X Mavericks 10.9 and Ubuntu 14 Dual Boot

I have a MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display that runs OS X Mavericks 10.9. I'm planning to install the newest version of Ubuntu 14 so my laptop will become Dual Boot. Is there a good tutorial that ...