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

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Make powersave governor permanent

is there any option to make powersafe cpufreq governor permanent? Although i set default frequency to powersave, it automatically changes to other governor (in most cases "ondemand"). Thanks.
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minidlna and samsung tv file format doesn't support

I have PC with XUbuntu 12.04 and Samsung 27A950, so I want to use my PC like dlna server. But I can run file of any format on my TV, get error: "File format doesn't support". I try to open *.avi, ...
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cannot browse ctags in xubuntu terminal

Here are my system configurations, Ubuntu - 14.02 xfce4-terminal 0.6.3 Exuberant Ctags 5.9~svn20110310 I have created ctags file and I am using proper directory to try ctags browsing. When I use ...
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How do I configure multiple keyboard layouts in Xubuntu 14.04

There is Settings > Keyboard > Layout and there is something called iBus and input methods. I were using Keyboard > Layout GUI to configure my layouts in 13.10 and it worked fine. But after ...
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Correct Russian keyboard layout: Toshiba M70-350 + Xubuntu 14.04

Just as said in the title, is it possible to get a ready, correct keyboard layout for this ancient laptop and install it? Those layouts available with the distro don't get the "," "." etc. right.
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.mkv file is not open?

I'm using ubuntu 14.10 & install vlc player but when a. Mkv file is opened, it can not display the video, only voice can run. Video is buffered. Is there any player that can play mkv file?
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How can I resize everything in xubuntu?

Now I've installed xubuntu-desktop on ubuntu, I can't find a way to resize the top bar. What should I do to resize every single icon and the text in the bar on the top?
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Write to user defined partition /data

I'm a newbie in Linux/Ubuntu/Xubuntu world. In order to supply data encapsulation I defined separate partition "/data" on my HDD, where I want to store all my user data, separately from ...
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Xubuntu: how do I automatically mount external NTFS drive with writes allowed?

i would have thought mine was such a common question that there would be a simple solution already built in to xubuntu - but there isnt. i have 2 separate external hard disks and connect them to a ...
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Session started with startx disappears after switching virtual console

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I switched to another virtual console using Ctrl + Alt + F4 there is logged in and typed startx A UI session starts fine, then I go my original session using Ctrl + Alt + ...
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All Public Keys are missing Xubuntu/Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Xubuntu/Xfce desktop environments in my Ubuntu 14.04 64bit installation, I now get a list of missing Public Keys and errors when running an update. I noticed in Synaptic Package ...
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ubuntu 12.10 vlc install failed

I am trying to install VLC on Ubuntu 12.10. I receive this error message: failed to download repository information check your internet connection The same message appears when I try to do ...
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Why I can't scan codes of extra keys for Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 (usb) via evtest?

sudo evtest output: Available devices: /dev/input/event0: Power Button /dev/input/event1: Sleep Button /dev/input/event2: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard /dev/input/event3: ImExPS/2 Generic Explorer ...
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Xubuntu Restarts Automatically after Shutdown

I recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Workstation. Whenever I shutdown, two things happen. Either it shuts down and automatically restarts, or it hangs at shutdown with a black screen. ...
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Unable to adjust brightness in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu13.04

I've recently upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 and noticed that I'm unable to use the brightness keys to adjust the brightness of my screen. I've tried just about everything this thread suggest and I'm still ...
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Whisker menu missing

I installed xubuntu-desktop using tasksel on top of my default Ubuntu unity, but I can't find where the XFCE menu is. Here is a picture:
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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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How can I get PyTyle3 working on XFCE4?

I've installed PyTyle3 on Xubuntu 14.04 but none of the keybinds work when I run 'pytyle3' in terminal. I set tile_on_startup to True to see what happened, still no tiling. The only output that shows ...
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Booting another kernel - low resolution on desktop

I have recently updated kernel up to 3.16.0.34 and removed all older kernels. And the problem is that the only resolution supported now is 800x900. Any suggestion on how to fix this? Actually my OS is ...
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Xubuntu doesn't lock screen anymore

It was working and one day it decided not to work anymore. I can click on the lock screen button or use Ctrl+Alt+Del but no reaction. How to fix that? I am using Xubuntu 14.04
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Xubuntu. Help me build a system using Xubuntu with older laptop configured with Win/xp sp3 using only 1 of the partitions both partitions are 9.5 GB [closed]

I would like to give specs of this machine after explaining my situation. First, I have no background knowledge of (Unix, Linux, Ubuntu... etc.) What I want from you, instructions of how to download ...
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Why can't I boot into Ubuntu after installing and then erasing Fedora?

Original Question I'm trying to install Xubuntu on a 2015 Dell XPS 13 laptop, but I've been running into all sorts of bootloader-related problems. To make a long story short, I've installed several ...
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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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Gparted, Gedit doesn't open with the gksu command [Xubuntu]

I'm not able to start software as GParted, GEdit with the gksu command (neither the sudo). I see commands in the task manager start, but disappear before to have a result. So, have you any clue to ...
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Panel icons background

I finally got Xubuntu themes working thanks to Xfce Theme Manager, only problem I have right now is shadow behind panel icons, I would love it to match the panel colour, please help! Thanks Here ...
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How do I uninstall xubuntu completly and switch to ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know there are threads on this topic, but they are old. I have tried the techniques on http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/puregnome, but the command gives me a lot of errors when I try it. Any idea ...
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Function Buttons Not Beeping (or doing the right thing!) On TOSHIBA

My TOSHIBA Satellite A505-S6980 has a row of touch sensitive buttons on top. They used to make a beep noise, but now they don't after I started using Ubuntu. The strange thing is, in the GRUB menu, ...
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I have 2 SSDs one for windows the other for ubuntu. No gurb on sda

I installed Windows 8 on sda and I installed Xubuntu on sdb, but I don't like using Ubuntu grub to change sda mbr. I like to use a simple F12 solution for dual boot. How can I remove grub on sda and ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 on VirtualBox — won't start or install

I'm trying to install Xubuntu 14.10 (tried 15.04 beta1 as well) in a VirtualBox (4.3.24) VM. The VM boots from the ISO, and when I let it boot to the live mode or select "install", it tries to come up ...
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How do I enable the GRUB splash screen in Xubuntu 12.10?

I have Xubuntu 12.10 running fine on a Thinkpad T60. Grub2 is installed as the boot manager and the GRUB....LINUX_DEFAULT is set as "quiet splash". Therefore, Grub should display its splash image ...
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Xubuntu silent boot - how to prevent scrolling messages

I'm getting scrolling messages over 4 booting dots ( . . . . ), usually some warnings or start-up messages. Is there any way how to generally switch off all the messages? Clean installation of ...
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How to auto-login in Xubuntu?

In spite of setting auto-login in the Xubuntu settings (XFCE/System/Users and Groups) I have to login each time when I start up the computer. How can this be changed?
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Screen goes black as soon as I log in to access my Work on Citrix via icaclient

first question here. All was well when I finally installed icaclient (which did not work on 12.04 (precise), but now does on 14.04 trusty). Suddenly, every time I log into my work via icaclient, as ...
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Timed Shutdown - shutdown after 30 minutes [duplicate]

I am running Xubuntu 13.04, I got in the habbit of closing my Acer Netbook and forgetting about it for a week+. I open it up to find it has still been running. How do I set it to shutdown after 15 ...
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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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can't install , remove , purge or anything

when ever I try to open Software Center it shows a message : New software can't be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem ...
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How to uninstall plain lxde/xfce but keep lubuntu/xubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I installed lxde and xfce just to try it out i.e. the package lxde and the package xfce. Then I installed lubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop and I liked them more than the ...
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Xubuntu 14.10; How to do an ISO Installation directly from an internal hard drive

My little brother's laptop is a terrible computer and is currently crapping out on its use of Windows 7. I don't have any USB drives or disks and I don't know how to make a LiveCD anyways. I just ...
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Installed Xubuntu 13.04 and cannot update to 14.04, can't find server [duplicate]

Today I installed xubuntu 13.04 and I can't update it to ver. 14.04. I can't install any apps from software center too. When i click "find best server for your location" I can't find any server. But ...
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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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Xubuntu 14.04: Panel configurations have messed up my menu-bar

I followed this tutorial xubuntu-how-to-put-maximized-windows and it was working fine for a time. Now the window title and buttons don't show up in the panel (they did initially). More worrying, ...
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Google Chrome fails to open profile correctly on Xubuntu 14.04

On running Google Chrome, then a while later exiting all screens (using the top-right [X]) on each, I notice that the /opt/google/chrome/chrome process still persists, along with very many (20+) other ...
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how to change my network configuration files to fix “failed to fetch” error [duplicate]

I'm very new to linux, and every time I try to sudo apt-get something, it gives me the error described in this forum: A "failed to fetch" error occurs when apt-get update is run. How do I ...
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Run shell script on keyboard shortcut

I would like to run a shell script on the press of a button. The script works if I run it like usually: sh script.sh. But assigning a shortcut to it doesn't work. How would you do this in Xubuntu ...
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Intel iGPU and Xubuntu jitter

I just recently purchased an Intel i7 4790k CPU and installed Xubuntu shortly after. A lot of things seem to work correctly however the HD 4600 of the 4790k seems to struggle a little bit. Moving ...
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How to export qcow2 KVM image?

I have set up a new QEMU virtual machine through KVM on a Ubuntu 14.10 linux installation. Everything is working smoothly. The problem is when I try to export the qcow2 vm image to another PC, to ...
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Limit maximized window size in custom screen size

My problem: I have a very old TV connected to my Thinkpad that does overscan and has no option whatsoever to disable this. There are pixels missing on the top and the right. After intensive searching ...
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How to open terminal on Xubuntu?

I have Xubuntu running my mouse does not working. I was trying to open terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T. It was not worked and googled I found that opening terminal shortcut will not work. Now I want to ...
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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Ctrl + shift + U combo does not work

When i press Ctrl+Shift+U, nothing happens. The underlined U does not appear, so I cannot write unicode. I am running Xubuntu 14.04. Thanks.