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

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Xubuntu 14.04 LTS not able to Boot

I finished installing Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (x86 version). After restarting my system, it hangs for maybe 10 to 15 seconds and then displays this in the command prompt: Gave up waiting for root device. ...
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Feeling “lost” when I am on Linux [closed]

I don't know if this question really is on-topic for this website. But if I go to the "Productivity" one I may not get so many Linux people at once. My question isn't a technical one. It's more ...
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How to completely remove Xubuntu login page?

I have Unity installed and later I installed Xubuntu; now I removed Xubuntu and switched back to Unity. However, every time I log in, the there will be first the Unity login page and after logged in, ...
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How to access applications of linux mint from xubuntu and vice versa?

I have dual boot of Xubuntu 13.10 and Linux Mint 16 Petra KDE. I have installed Geany on Xubuntu and Amarok on Mint. Is there a way I can run Geany from Mint and Amarok from Xubuntu? Please help and ...
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Trackpad causing Xubuntu freeze

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (x64) onto my laptop. It works completely fine when I am using my mouse instead of the trackpad, but once I start to use the trackpad, then after a minute ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working anymore in xfce

Although everything was working perfectly well, keyboard shortcuts like Alt+F4, Alt+TAB, etc. have suddenly stopped working in my Xubuntu 14/Xfce4 installation. Nothing happens if I hit them, and ...
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Font rendering problems with QT applications in Xubuntu

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 but the same problem is present in 13.10 and 13.04, and maybe in previous versions. I always install truetype fonts and remove the anti-alias. In all the GTK ...
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Gaming: Ravensword libxcursor1 error

Xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit, I paid for a humble bundle package and got Ravensword, downloaded the Linux edition when I run ./rs2.x86 I get ./rs2.x86 ./rs2.x86: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Xubuntu 14.4 dual boot (windows 7) grub warning/problem

I installed Xubuntu 14.4 LTS dual boot with Windows 7. My hard disk is an SSD disk (where both xubuntu 14.4 and win7 are installed - in a different partition). I first installed Windows 7 and then I ...
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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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How do I restore the default unity login screen after removing xubuntu?

I have installed xubuntu on top of ubuntu on my system, and I tried it out, and I found out that I like unity a lot more than xfce. I have removed all (or all that I know) of the xubuntu packages, but ...
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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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Extra items in panel after installing xubuntu over ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad T60 and found out that Unity is too slow. So, I did sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop When I log into an Xubuntu session, the panel has a ton of junk ...
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(solved) Mouse not working in xubuntu

Hi i am new to the linux world and i decided to install xubuntu 14.04. To test xubuntu 14.04, I booted with the xubuntu live CD into my desktop. I was pleasantly surprised to find it worked nicely, ...
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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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Transcoding old mjpeg avi's to h264

I have a collection of private jpeg’s and avi’s (mjpeg format) recorded with Olympus u5000 camera. As mjpeg is not a suitable format for playing in xbmc, I would like to transcode it to h264 format. ...
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How can I enable user switching in Xubuntu?

I've just installed Xubuntu 14.04 in my desktop PC but I just cannot get user switching working. It's funny because in the session menu on top right it does appear but in gray and unclickable just ...
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how to open multiple vlc interface (window) in xubuntu 14.04 lts

I am using xubuntu 14.04 lts. I notice new menu only allow to open one interface(window) of vlc. I want to open two interface from menu at the same time for vlc. Is it possible to have that?
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Natural scrolling doesn't work in evince

I have enabled the Reversed scrolling option in the Mouse and Touchpad section of the Settings app. Natural scrolling is thus enabled everywhere in the system, with evince being the only exception. ...
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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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Xubuntu 14.04 won't connect to wifi unless I press wifi button twice [closed]

This is a clean install of Xubuntu 14.04 64bit on a Compaq Presario CQ60-215DX laptop, circa 2009. Previously, I had Xubuntu 12.04 installed on this laptop and this issue did not occur in 12.04. ...
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Can someone please clear up the haziness regarding security in Ubuntu and the other recognised distros?

I was using Ubuntu, but after updating to 14.04 LTS the Unity Desktop did not perform particularly well. So after research, I switched to Xubuntu, a recognised version of Ubuntu running the Xfce ...
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Sounds no longer working on Xubuntu

I was messing around with Compiz-related settings (something else I cannot get to work, no matter what I try) and after a restart my sound was no longer working. There seems to be two output devices ...
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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 ...
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How to stop Xfce from reconfiguring monitor layout when laptop lid is closed?

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Prior to 14.04, I used xrandr (through a script) to configure my preferred layout, which involved an external VGA monitor and the built in laptop ...
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chromium's omnibox has to big font size and spans 100%

I just upgraded from Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 which comes with a new version of chromium, namely Version 34.0.1847.116 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972). It uses the new aura design, indicated by the small ...
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On Xubuntu, my windows suddenly have no control buttons on the upper right hand corner

Since windows cannot be resized or closed, I have to use Ctrl+W most of the time. Also, I cannot use Alt+Tab to switch from one window to another. Both problems prevent me from using more than one ...
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NVIDIA Screen Tearing problem

Recently I freshly installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my low-end computer. Everything is working fine except that I'm experiencing screen tearing issues while I'm scrolling through a webpage. I thought I ...
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Why are there Mac installation CDs for Ubuntu, but not Xubuntu?

The 64-bit installation CDs for Ubuntu 14.04 come in two versions: for Macs and all other AMD64s. The reason for this is apparently the failure of Macs to boot multi-catalog CDs. Why is there only ...
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locked Ubuntu screen - apps do not detect locked status

I use Ubuntu 12.10 but I did not really like Unity GUI because of performance issues and total inability to easily customize launcher. So I switched to Xubuntu, which is much faster BUT I have a ...
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xflock4 triggers standy instead of locking the screen

How do I get the standard behaviour for ctrl+alt+del back? When I use the combination standy is triggered instead of screen lock.
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Xubuntu VMware Player missing vmrun utility

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I have installed VMware Player from the official website. VM Player runs fine, no problem. But I can't find utility vmrun, it's not found anywhere in the system. Do I have ...
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Does Xubuntu Include Proprietary Software?

I am interested in installing Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer, but I was wondering whether or not it comes pre-installed with copyrighted proprietary software such as codecs, Flash, drivers, etc.? I ...
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Steam doesn't start

Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I installed steam maybe 2 months ago, without using the 32 bit libs or anything. It worked until yesterday, it prompted me for updates, I refused to updated it, couldn't start it ...
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VLC crashes on Xubuntu 14.04

Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I used VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). I also tried the daily builds, 2.2.0. VLC crashes. I opened a bug report at VLC's bug tracker, they asked ...
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How to automatically change the volume after Pulse Audios starts?

I am suffering from the problem described here and here, which unfortunately still hasn't been fixed. Basically after rebooting my computer my volume is at 100% until I trigger the volume. What I mean ...
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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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14.04 Installation problems

I run ubuntu at home - I've installed it loads of times on lots of machines. In an effort to migrate away from XP (and save him the expense of paying for a windows licence), I have persuaded my ...
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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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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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Installing from minimal CD

I'm a windows xp user and I'm new to Linux I decided to install Xubuntu on my machine since it's quite old (512 MB ram and 2.66 GHZ P4 processor) My machine doesn't support booting from USB so the ...
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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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Ubuntu 10 + vpnc: no response from target

I have Ubuntu 10.04.4 version I installed the vpnc successfully as the following link - http://floppsie.comp.glam.ac.uk/Glamorgan/gaius/networks/13.html Example of the installation wget ...
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Dual-boot Xubuntu & WIndows 8 on Asus Zenbook UX32a [duplicate]

I just got an Asus Zenbook UX32a. It's got a 24gb SSD and a 500GB HDD. I'm trying with little success to run a dual-boot with Xubuntu but I honestly have no idea how to do this and everything I've ...
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Use xclip in a launcher command on xfce4 panel?

I'm trying to get this command line to work in a launcher on xfce4: echo "myAdress" | xclip -selection clipboard If i use this command line in the standard terminal, there are no problems. ...
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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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Huge Wallch icon in Xubuntu 14.04 (xfce-panel)

I have strange problem. My Wallch icon is huge. See the screenshot: I removed XFCE settings and reordered items a little. How can I restore normal Wallch icon size? Update: My ...
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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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Shift+delete not working right in Xubuntu 14.04

If I use it on a file I'm not asked if I want to permanently delete it. Once or twice it's happened though. How do I get the original behaviour back?