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

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How to use notification area (system tray) over indicators in Xubuntu?

Xubuntu has both notification area (system tray) and indicators. I prefer the first one, as it allows me to hide items. Is there any way to force the apps that support both (e.g. Tomboy, Dropbox etc) ...
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Screen refresh/display problem in Xubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot on a desk top (Pentium R 4 CPU, 2.66 GHZ, 2G RAM) running XP home edition. In some situations when in Xubuntu I am having what seem to be screen ...
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Ubuntu 14 Server and Xrdp

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest Ubuntu 14 server. However, after my rdp client logs in all I get is a grey screen with an X in the middle. This is the error from my .xsession-errors ...
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Sudden black screen after login Xubuntu 13.10

Everything worked fine (except for the audio widget), and suddenly, i boot and after i set my login credentials in the session manager, the screen goes black. How is one supposed to fix it? I find ...
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Virtual screen larger than 4096x4096 using xrandr

I have a triple monitor setup with a 1920x1200 monitor in the middle and two rotated 1600x1200s on the sides, for a total requirement of 4320x1600. I recently installed xubuntu and I'm trying to use ...
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How could I see the keyboard layout in Xfce?

In Gnome keyboard settings, there's a window in which you can see the layout, a keyboard with buttons and characters on them like this: In XFCE (Xubuntu 12.04) there's no such program. What can ...
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Lost all sound in Xubuntu 14.04

The other day, all sound in my Xubuntu 14.04 installation suddenly stopped working. I first tried this: rm -r ~/.config/pulse pulseaudio --kill Which was suggested here, but it didn't do the trick. ...
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Thinkpad x220 not waking from suspend after upgrading to xUbuntu 14.04 from 13.10

I upgraded my xUbuntu 13.10 install to 14.04 yesterday, everything seems to be working fine or eve better than before except suspend. When I shut the laptop lid xUbuntu suspends as it should. Then ...
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Shadows won't disable Xubuntu 12.04

I am currently running Xubuntu 12.04. I dislike the menu and window drop shadows, therefore I went to Window Manager Tweaks, then navigated to the Compositor tab. Inside the compositor tab, I ...
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I can't see DJVU thumbnails in Xubuntu (13.10)

So the problem is as follows: I downloaded a certain number of Djvu books. When I open the location in Thunar, no thumbnail is shown. "Show thumbnails" option in Desktop Settings is enabled. PDF ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 And Ubuntu 13.10 both show WPA Supplicant error?

Why am I getting this error. How do I fix it? sudo lshw -C network *-network description: Wireless interface product: AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: ...
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Program writes .conf file - cant find the file to edit

I'm running a cgminer(sgminer) on Xubuntu 12.04. Once in the miner I press (s) and (w) to create a default sgminer.conf in a default location: /home/user/.sgminer/.sgminer.conf/. But I am unable to ...
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Lenovo xubuntu wireless network not detected

I have lenovo s10-3 and xubuntu 12.04. When I turn on wireless Network Manager can not find and networks. Any solution? Thank you
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WiFi-Networks Disconnected xubuntu

I recently installed xubuntu and I tried to create a wifi hotspot using hostapd, but was in vain. After that I started having issues connecting to wireless networks. My wired network works fine. But ...
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File Manager opens twice in Xubuntu 12.04

Every time I click on the File Manager Folder and after it opens I notice a couple seconds later a Second File Manager window opens. Any suggestions? -Mo
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Diskless PC hangs when restarted

I've done diskless setup: two diskless PC's and one "server" with HDD. Diskless "nodes" boot from pendrive (or PXE also possible, same problem). When I try to restart "node" it hangs after a while ...
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Dell Vostro 1310 no brightness control

A customer of mine gave me his old notebook because he bought a new one. Originally equipped with Vista, now the laptop is running Xubuntu 13.10. All works fine except for the brightness control: ...
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How to get back the desktop and extend the display?

My xubuntu couldn't extend the display, nor checkbox about it nor dropdown list, just "use this" checkbox. I tried this (http://www.webupd8.org/2012/11/how-to-use-multiple-monitors-in-xubuntu.html), ...
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Why are gtk message dialogs in Xubuntu gray only? They have colorful icons elsewhere

I use Xubuntu 13.1 to develop some applications with gtk in c++ using libgtk-3-dev. I use message dialog boxes for error messages, like this dialog = gtk_message_dialog_new(GTK_WINDOW(mainWindow), ...
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Install xubuntu in dual boot with win7 on the same hard drive

My situation is that i have 2 hard drives. One of them is the main hdd that i installed windows on and second one is 500 gb old hdd that i dug out of my old PC and i use it only for storage since it's ...
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Installing Packet Tracer on XUbuntu

I have a trouble getting packet tracer running on XUbuntu. I have installed it as instructed this guide How do I run Cisco Packet Tracer 6.0.1? It has appeared in the menu under Internet and it does ...
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Step by step installation of mediawiki math extension

I struggle with the installation of the mediawiki math extension. I recently downloaded mediawiki and everything works well. Now I want to display math equations, so I downloaded mediawiki-math via ...
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Can't install Pantheon on Xubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to install Pantheon on Xubuntu 13.10 64bit. I followed the instructions given in the accepted answer here. I log out after sudo ./congrego.sh --configure-installed is done. But I only see ...
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Canon Laser jet printer 2900 LBP successfully install in Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop but after reboot It does not work why?

we are using Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop version working fine. We also have many canon laser jet printer 2900 LBP which we want to use on Ubuntu. I am facing some problem in the same regards as below- I have ...
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Why doesn't my PolicyKit localauthority file allow me to use cpufreq-set?

I'm trying to configure Xubuntu 13.10 (saucy) in such a way that I can change the CPU governor and maximum frequency (using cpufreq-set) without sudo. I created an ...
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No cursor in login screen - Ubuntu 13.10

Whenever I boot into Ubuntu on my family's laptop, the login screen doesn't display the cursor. The same problem happened in the user profiles, but I was able to remedy this with: gsettings set ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 and Wacom Bamboo problem

I'm trying to install my Wacom Bamboo pad on Xubuntu 13.10. I've followed set by step what is here: http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/linuxwacom/index.php?title=Downloads but still can't get it ...
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dual boot question

i have xubuntu, and xp in a separate partition on a single hard disk. xubuntu was installed first. xp shows up on the boot menu, but gives "Disk error" when clicked i know this is a very old ...
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UbuntuOne stuck at LOCAL_RESCAN

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit with latest updates. Since quite a few days Ubuntu One does not sync anymore. u1sdtool -s prints: State: LOCAL_RESCAN connection: With User With Network ...
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Why does sound sometimes stop working after hibernate?

I use Xubuntu 13.10. Sometimes, but not always, sound stops to work after doing a hibernate and waking up my Dell laptop. What's the reason? What can I do to prevent this?
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Problems booting with virtualization enabled in BIOS

My machine is a Lenovo W530 Thinkpad with an Intel i7-3740QM running Xubuntu 13.10. This setup has been fairly stable since October but recently I started testing Xubuntu 14.04 in virtualbox. To get ...
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local and cloud copy of folder out of synch

I have Ubuntu One on multiple machines: one machine is running Xubuntu 13.04 and the other Lubuntu 13.10... I know of at least one folder on the Lubuntu machine that is out of synch with the copy on ...
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Xubuntu format a micro sd with custom (unusual) cluster size

I must format a 32gb micro sd. I must make a partition fat32, with a boot flag and cluster size = 1816byte. I have tried with mkfs.msdos, gparted and fdisk but i can't do that because of errors about ...
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Numerical performance of Intel's 4th generation vs 3rd generation cpu's on ThinkPad

Maybe a stupid question, but any feedback would be appreciated! I just purchased a new pc in order to run the latest Haswell cpu on some numerical benchmarks. To my surprise, I found that the exact ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 Icon to permanently install doesn't work

I booted from USB and xubuntu opens on what I presume is a desktop run directly from the USB. There is an icon on the desktop that says click to install permanently. I would like to install xubuntu ...
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Xorg problem after changing driver

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 on a 64bit Machine, with kernel 3.11.0-15-generic. In the Settings panel > Software and updates, tab Additional drivers, I switched the default driver to a proprietary ...
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Readding the Wine submenu back into the main Application Launcher

So I've accidentally removed the "Wine" submenu required to access Wine (Windows) applications. (I'm running Xubuntu, so I'm using Xfce) How can I add it again.
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Ethernet Networks turned off and need to know how to turn them back on

So I turned my laptop on one day and the internet was really slow, like ten minuets to load the google page. So I need to know how to turn both of these Ethernet things back on. I have tried ...
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Blue Yeti not working on Xubuntu 12.04, shows up in Alsamixer

I've been having lots of issues which i've been able to fix pretty easily. This one isn't so easy. I cant use my microphone in any programs, even though it's showing up and i'm able to select it. ...
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Why do I have (and how do I fix) this jagged, pixelated mouse cursor?

I installed Xubuntu 13.10 and the system uses this awful, pixelated cursor. At first, I thought it was a minor glitch in the installer. It's actually a problem that persisted into the installed ...
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Thunar spacing between folder rows

What i would like to know, if there's anyway to disable thunar in Xubuntu 13.10 from displaying the full name of folders, as with long names it increases the spacing between lines of folders, ...
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Can only connect to Google sites via mobile broadband

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 (using xubuntu) and I'm trying to surf the web using my mobile phone (plugged to my laptop using a USB cable). For some reason I can only connect to google.com and other google ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 AMD Catalyst 12.11 beta 11 installation not working, how to recover default driver settings

I'm using a Xubuntu / windows 8 dual boot setup. My initial problem was that when running Xubuntu, my laptop (a rather new Dell Inspiron 5520, AMD 7670/Intel HD4000 hybrid) got very hot over time. I ...
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...
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Encrypted Drive now i cant install windows

I installed xubuntu to mu new computer and encrypted my drive but now im trying to install windows 8.1 and windows says theres no free space on my ssd. Is this because its encrypted? If so how can i ...
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Cannot minimize Terminator

I am using terminator on xubuntu and it cannot be minimized.Also it does not appear on the panel and show desktop always have terminator. How can i minimize terminator?
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How to recover data(contacts) from android phone from a PC running Xubuntu 14.04?

My phone, a Micromax A092, running Android 4.3, has got factory reseted automatically by mistake, and all my contacts, messages, etc. have been deleted. My media files are always kept on the sd-card, ...
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I Have This Error And I Really Don't Know How To Fix Xubuntu 12.04

Hi I just encounter this problem when opening my update manager It is Impossible to install or remove any software. Please use package manager "Synaptic" or run "sudo apt-get -f " in a terminal ...
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Dell Latitude d630 Black out

After installing xubuntu and making the wifi card work.. It was all fine until i would open firefox and then it just blacks out and stays blacked out. Anyone know how to fix this?
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How to change appearance of network-manager

How can i change appearance of network-manager in xubuntu 14.04 from this to (screen shot of installed package network-manager-gnome in synaptic)that