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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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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Xubuntu panel disappears every time I restart (SOLVED)

Well, I recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 and every time I restart, the top panel disappears. As a solution I found the following commands to make the panel reappears, but I have to run it in terminal ...
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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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14.04: re-enabling unity style notification in unity after xubuntu-desktop install?

Ubuntu 14.04, I installed xubuntu-desktop to get access to both Unity and Xfce. However now, in Unity the notifications are messed up: no transparency, sound change and brightness change do not show ...
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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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How to transfer photos from camera to PC over Wi-Fi (Canon S110) Xubuntu 13.10

The Canon S110 comes with an optical disk containing a software bundle for Windows (and of course nothing for Linux), including an utility for connecting to the computer through WiFi. Also I think ...
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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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I can't modify the screen brightness on Xubuntu 13.10

I got this problem with brightness on my fresh xubuntu 13.10 install.. It ain't inc/decrease the screen brightness when pressing Fn+F5/F6 !! I've tried some solutions like setting these values in ...
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xubuntu desktop breaks on tightvncserver

I have a desktop PC I want to remote desktop to, I also like the concept of virtual displays, so no one can see what I'm doing as I do it unless they connect to the display (as opposed to the standard ...
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USB port not working, while shutdown and network manager are misbehaving

I use an Acer Aspire One with Xubuntu (12.04). Last night I installed a few updates, only the security ones because it was late. It finished OK with a message about needing to restart for the changes ...
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What is the default clipboard manager in Xubuntu?

I don't care about panel plugins or programs such as xclip or xsel. I just want to know : when I cut or paste something on Xubuntu, what program handles it?
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Error when copying from Desktop to any other location

I recently installed Xubuntu and there were a lot of differences I noticed between xfce and gnome. I didn't like Thunar that much (mainly because of the searching feature - even catfish doesn't posses ...
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How to change the soundcard output on-the-fly?

One feature I miss the most in Windows 7, is the possibility to change the soundcard output on-the-fly. In Xubuntu 12.10, I have to unplug my headphones to make the sound come out of the speakers. ...
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How to fully maximize window in Xubuntu by dragging title bar to top edge?

In Xubuntu 12.10, I am able to drag a window title bar to the top of the screen and it will maximize, but it will only maximize the top half of the display. Is there a way so it maximizes to the full ...
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Is there a way how to customize my keyboard layout in Xubuntu in a graphical way (by clicking)?

Possible duplicate, but I really couldn't find a solution. I would like to adjust my US keyboard layout, e.g. to add possibility to type some special characters on combination of right Alt + another ...
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/dev/mapper/cryptswap1 problem on boot?

Just before the boot logo fades away and the login screen shows, there's a little message that says there was some kind of problem with /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 and I have to press S or M or something, ...
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How to enable some functionality from newer kernel in older kernel in Xubuntu 14.04?

How (if it is possible) can I enable some functionality that is working in kernel 3.13.0-27 in kernel 3.11.0-20. In newer version of kernel multifinger scrolling on my touch pad is working, but in my ...
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Can't Upgrade Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Every time I run the upgrade tool, first I get this Third party sources disabled Some third party entries in your sources.list were disabled. You can re-enable them after the upgrade with the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 & Nvidia

Just joined the community and about to install Xubuntu 14.04. In my desktop I have an Nvidia GeForce2 MX400 card which with earlier kernels & xservers worked fine with the legacy 96xx linux ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 and black screen with dash

Once I finish installing Xubuntu, when I boot I get a black screen with a dash in the left corner. That's it. I don't see any grub/xubuntu stuff, just a dash. This is a very particular problem, since ...
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Empty disk list installing xubuntu

I'm trying to install xubuntu on a packard bell kvs60 with already installed win xp but, as in the title, does not appear device to be partitioned. The problem is only with the hd netbook, entering a ...
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Add printers suport in a minimal Xubuntu install

I did a minimal install of Xubuntu on an old notebook. But could not figure out which packages should I install to enable support for printers. What packages should I install to an HP Deskjet F4180 ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 LTS - Poor sound quality on battery

The audio only works in high quality when I boot linux with the charger plugged in. When I boot it only on battery it lost audio quality. I have already enabled 'lfe-remixing', setted channels to 6 ...
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Lock screen not working

When trying to do something, I used the command "Service lightdm disable" or something like that. From the moment I did that, my lockscreen is not working anymore. How do I make it working again? ...
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XFCE, network manager difficult to use

To get ubuntu working with the wifi of my Compaq CQ62 laptop I have to install an older version of Crunchbang. I then typically install the xubuntu packages to get the XFCE desktop or the kubuntu ...
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Mediatomb crashes on 14.04 (segment fault)

I am on Xubuntu 14.04 x64. After upgrading from 13.10, mediatomb no longer runs and segment faults. A full debug log can be found here. Any help would be appreciated, I really miss watching videos ...
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mouse disapear after laptop come back from sleep mode

i use 14.04 Xubuntu and my mouse cursor become transparent after the laptop come back from sleep mode or hibernated mode. i want something more permanent then ctrl+alt+f1 --> ctrl+alt+f7
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Guake icon misaligned at top of screen

Anyone know how to fix Guake's misaligned icon at top of screen on a clean install of Xubuntu 14.04?
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HP Elitebook 2740p touch/pen calibration (Xubuntu 14.04)

I recently invested in an HP Elitebook 2740p, and I'm in love with it so far. The only problem I've encountered so far is screen calibration. My version of the 2740p has a screen which features both ...
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Wifi drops sporadically on lenovo x201, I'm running latest Xubuntu

I'm not sure what is happening as this is a recent occurrence. The wifi light on my thinkpad shuts off and I lose wifi connection. I cannot turn the receptor on again by flipping the switch. However, ...
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Can't mount CD-RW after erasing it with cdrecord / wodim

If i try to mount (click at disk in thunar file manger) a CD-RW after erasing it, i will get this error: Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/username/CDROM: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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XFCE: Quick Launch panel doesn't show up on hover

Somehow "Quick Launch" bar at the botton of screen doesn't pop up when I hover mouse over where it should be. If I select this panel in Panel Properties from upper bar, I can unset "Automatically ...
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Making hidden menu items appear

I was looking through the MenuLibre documentation but I could not figure out how to make the hidden menu items appear by toggling fields in MenuLibre. I have a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04. Have ...
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VPNC client for checkpoint

The following link described the vpnc client for cisco https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VPNClient is this vpnc can fit also for checkpoint ? if yes please advice how we can configure this vpnc ...
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System restarting after user login

In ubuntu 12.10 system getting restarted if we login in GUI but we can able to login via terminal mode.Please tell me solution for this. i have update and upgraded system via terminal but till not ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu but xubuntu-desktop did not upgrade

I had Ubuntu 12.10 installed along with lubuntu and xubuntu desktop environments. I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 using a bootable USB (loaded with Ubuntu, not Xubuntu nor Lubuntu) but I see no change in ...
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How to disable the drag&drop makes to move files or directories feature in Thunar?

On Thunar 1.6.3, drag&drop makes to move files or directories. Sometimes I make a mistake and copy files around and not know it, so I don't know what files or directories are move. Is there any ...
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Why does my sound play out of headphones and speakers?

I have noticed that when I plug in my headphones to my computer, my headphones play the sound fine, but if I turn the volume up loud enough, it also plays softly out of my laptop's built in speakers. ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 - mobile broadband can not be enabled

I installed Xubuntu 13.04 and Lubuntu 13.04; not together (dual boot) but one by one. For both, I experienced the same issue. My notebook is Acer AO532h. I want to use Xubuntu or Lubuntu on it. ...
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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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Near fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop converted to Xubuntu using > 1GB memory. What is using up my RAM?

TL;DR: System Monitor is showing that I'm using > 1 GB RAM at startup for a "near fresh" install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 desktop converted to Xubuntu-desktop. This seems a bit much for a desktop that is ...
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Chrominium crashes after few secounds when browsing Google+ pages

chromium lets one only one tab with Google+ stay open and if i open some other google+ link into a new tab or a window both of the web pages crashses.. or gives me this kind of error messsage like i ...
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I am trying to install xubuntu 14.04 with minimal disc, but this has already failed 3 times

I am trying to install xubuntu 14.04 with minimal disc, but this has already failed 3 times. I have a 512 MB ram with 20 GB hard disk. 12.04 works fine. The installation with minimal disc ends OK, but ...