Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based Linux operating system.

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Where can I download Xubuntu released wallpapers?

I know that Xubuntu has released the community wallpaper contest winners ; where can I download them?
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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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xubuntu: stop gnome-keyring-daemon from impersonating ssh-agent

I want to use the real ssh-agent instead of gnome-keyring in xubuntu. I followed the steps from http://dtek.net/blog/how-stop-gnome-keyring-clobbering-opensshs-ssh-agent-ubuntu-1204, but gnome keyring ...
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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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When I click install xubuntu I get a black screen saying empty security header

sometimes It goes past this and lets me install but it just ended like this I am installing with a USB stick.
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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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Ask for ubuntu os [duplicate]

I would like to kindly request please provide the Ubuntu OS to us. if you send it I can install it in 85 schools and in our office. Installation of this software will benefit over 3000 persons. I ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 - ATI driver (beta) - Xorg uses 100% CPU

Using Xubuntu 13.10, X.Org X Server 1.14.5 and the lastest ATI drivers for my dual R9 270 setup. After some time (a few hours) Xorg starts to use 100% of one core (quad core intel CPU), the system ...
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Thunderbird New Mail Notification pop up Xubuntu 13.10

I just started using Xubuntu and I have been pretty impressed so far. I use Thunderbird as my e-mail client and I have been having a tough time getting the email notifications to show up again. They ...
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How can I remove the packages that came with ubuntu-desktop? (13.10)

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 and installed the meta package ubuntu-desktop about one hour ago to try it out. Unfortunately, it did not work well at all so I just went back to my Xfce-session. Now there are ...
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xubuntu 13.10 boots to black screen after grub

I know this is a common theme, but all of the other similar threads I've found were either based on a clear change (e.g., upgrading), or were unsolved. I'm a relative newcomer to linux, but have a ...
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problem in installing ubntu

I have a Toshipa laptop satallite ... I itried to download xubuntu in it using a software that gives you a virtual flash disk .. causeI didn't have one .. after that I followed the steps of ...
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HDMI audio on default alsa device in xubuntu

My new monitor (Asus MX279) have 2 speakers and audio input from HDMI. In xubuntu 12.10 it doesn't work by default. I identified the correct device with aplay -l and sound works great with ...
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Mouse click not working in Ubuntu, Xfce and Xubuntu

I have been using Xubuntu and Ubuntu on our older home PC for almost 2 years without much trouble until today when the mouse seemed to not work properly. I can move the pointer around and click but ...
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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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External monitor won't show login screen

I'm using a laptop with external monitor (laptop screen disabled). I had a power failure in our house so laptop (without battery) closed, I had a lot of stuff opened and something broke because Ubuntu ...
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How to create a usb stick that does a complete unattended installation of xubuntu [duplicate]

We want to install several pc's with XUBUNTU from a usb stick. The user may not be asked any questions. The installation must include kingsoft which is a dpkg. Is this possible? Thanks Joeri
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Dual monitors resolution reset on each restart

Environment: OS: Xubuntu 13.04 Linux kernel: 3.8.0-35 Nvidia driver version: 313.30 GPU Name: GeForce GT 630 Monitors: Dell U2312HM. Connected to DVI port of video card (without any adapter). LG ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 display issue

I am having issues with Xubuntu 13.10 installed on an old AMD Sempron machine with 2 GB RAM. The top and bottom panels are not shown clearly and becomes very hard to read them. Even text in a terminal ...
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How to remove the folllowing applications from Xubuntu?

The software that have red dots next to them, I want to uninstall them, since I have synapse, kazam, xpad instead and the rest, I don't need. I tried software center, and synaptic and apt-get, could ...
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How can I encode wav to mp3 in dolphin from contextmenu on Xubuntu?

I have a Music folder with lots of wav files. Is it possible to get a rightclick menu for wav files to encode them into mp3 or flac?
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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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How can I disable scrolling between windows if my mouse is in the xfce panel?

My frustration is that after selecting a window button on my panel (Xubuntu 12.04), if I don't move my cursor away from the window buttons and begin scrolling (intending to scroll the content within ...
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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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Change xfce4-power-manager option from terminal

I'd like to change a xfce4-power-manager setting (what to do when laptop lid is closed on AC) via the terminal so that I can assign a keyboard shortcut to do it. Is there a way how to do it? ...
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More disk read/write after decreasing swapiness

I know this may sound absurd but my laptop has Xubuntu Saucy with 4GB RAM. I decreased swapiness from 60 to 7 but now applications take more time to launch and I see disk i/o before the application ...
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Why is Python V3.3 installed by default on Xubuntu 13.10?

I am running Xubuntu 13.10, 64 bit. python --version outputs Python 2.7.5+ which is normal since python 2.7 is installed by default on all Linux distros. But when I go to Software center -> and ...
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Understanding different ubuntu distros and programs [duplicate]

I am slowly stumbling through Ubuntu. I use the unity interface, which if I understand correctly, sits on top of gnome (or is it gtk+?) and uses LightD{isplay}M{anager}. I also understand there are ...
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Xubuntu persistence. Plop loading usb and no hard drive. -how to?

I have an old laptop that will not boot from usb, so I am using either a live cd or Plop linux to boot a live USB (I haven't decided which yet) of xubuntu 12.04.3-desktop-i386. The laptop does not ...
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Xubuntu 13.10: unable to change default terminal

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I want to change the default terminal emulator to Terminator. Currently the default terminal emulator is Xfce-Terminal. I do sudo update-alternatives --config ...
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C++ programs do not get focus when started from launcher in Xubuntu 3.10

My c++ programs run fine in a terminal on Xubuntu 3.10. But when they are started from a launcher, then they do not have the focus. The focus remains with the desktop. These programs use the ...
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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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confused about ubuntu / xubuntu releases

Initially I had Ubuntu installed, but later I switched to xubuntu by installing the xfce desktop, and removed the ubuntu-desktop, but now I`m confused about the release update because the updater says ...
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Skype: Microphone only working for one Ubuntu user

I've had Problems with Skype for a bit, but managed to fix some of them (using Skype from the repos to make it work with Pulseaudio, fixing cracking sounds as described in ...
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Zotero/LibreOffice icons in Xubuntu 13.10

I've seen various fixes and have tried a bunch (all with varying degrees of success - explained below), and this is the sort of pertinacity thing which really annoys me - No icons in LibreOffice for ...
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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 13.10 and ATi Radeon 9200SE - prop. drivers [duplicate]

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 with Radeon 9200SE. It's working on default drivers of Xubuntu. How can I ( And if I can ) install prop. drivers ( Catalyst )? Thanks
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Clean install of Xubuntu over Ubuntu: will GRUB continue to work?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 a few days ago, and had to use boot-repair to get dual boot (with Windows 8.1 on a computer with UEFI) working properly, setting up GRUB and all that. But I kind of don't like ...
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Black screen after boot repair and grub lost after third reboot

After 10 installations trials and dozens of thread read I figured I would need some help. I just built a mining rig (for litecoin) with these: 1 ASrock 970 Extreme 4 4 Gb Ram 1 Processor AMD ...
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Alt+Shift changes keyboard layout only one way

I am using Xubuntu 13.10. While I am using the XFCE environment all is fine, but when I change to the Gnome the Alt+Shift shortcut won't work properly. I know there is a known bug in 13.10 with this ...
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Some programs run on startup

Every time I boot my laptop, two terminal window, a document viewer and a folder starts up. Here is screenshot. I deleted the folder so it doesn't start up. How do I disable it?
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What drivers should I use for my printer? [duplicate]

I have an HP LaserJet and when I print some pages, the printer prints really slow. Sometimes it even takes hours. I already have Gutenprint, but it is still slow. EDIT: No I did not use hplip. Having ...
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Xubuntu/XFCE: Is it possible to have email notification in the system tray?

The title says it all. I want to be notified in the tray.
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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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Google Earth won't launch on Xubuntu 13.10

I just tried to install Google Earth on my new Xubuntu 13.10 installation. 64-bit fails anyway because of missing ia32-libs, but the 32-bit edition installs fine. It just reports an error if I try to ...
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Xubuntu visudo sudoers edit not working

I have been trying to specify a script that I would like to run without being prompted for a password. After a number of google and stack searches and a number of different syntax changes, I still ...
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Mirror a XUBUNTU repo from a MAC

Is there some solution to mirror a the XUBUNTU official repositories from a MAC computer? I need it to copy the whole repo to an external hardrive and configure the repo locally to install softwares ...
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How do I get Thunderbird and Ubuntu (WUBI) and Windows to share a profile?

I have a friend who is running Xubuntu 12.04 through WUBI. They have Thunderbird installed in both Xubuntu and Windows and a single IMAP account set up in both (same IMAP account). The problem is ...