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

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GRUB doesn't detect Windows an second hard drive

I helped a friend of mine dual-boot Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 Professional. I put WIndows 7 on a 80GB hard drive and put Xubuntu on a 1TB drive. I booted into Xubuntu and ran update-grub, but it ...
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How to synchronise an Ubuntu and Windows desktop

I'm total newbie about Ubuntu. Some time ago I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS distribution of Ubuntu. At my university I have seen Linux configured with Windows so that they use the same of ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.1 login/password problem

Long story. I have used Xubuntu 12.04 for over a year as dual boot with windows XP on my spare desktop. I decided to update Xubuntu to 14.04.1. The prompt in update manager did not allow this to be ...
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2 usb ports stopped working

I have HP pavillion g6, running xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have 3 usb ports. For some reason, 2 of them stopped working this morning, I have xserver-xorg-input-all installed, followed the instructions ...
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Locate mouse helper in Xubuntu for visually impaired

I can't find a locate pointer feature (anymore) in Xubuntu. Is there an Xubuntu 13.10 (XFCE) alternative for the Show Mouse Accessibility CCSM plugin for ubuntu? My mother is slightly visually ...
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Xubuntu - Right Click Does not work

I installed Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.10) and everything works perfectly except the right click does not work... it acts as a left click. No matter what I do, I can't figure out how to enable right clicking. ...
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(Xubuntu) - How to turn off Laptop screen while external screen is connected

Hi I just installed Xubuntu on my Laptop, now I want it to disable the laptop screen as long as the external screen is connected. But when I disconnect the external monitor I want the laptop screen to ...
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How to install Citrix receiver xubuntu 13.04 64-bit

Anyone have a walkthrough on installing Citrix receiver on Xubuntu 13.04 64-bit? Update $ sudo apt-get install libmotif4 nspluginwrapper ... snip ... Setting up libmotif4:amd64 (2.3.3-7ubuntu1) ...
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Xubuntu 12.04: Use unity-greeter and set user background automatically

on a fresh Xubuntu 12.04 Installation i have set greeter-session=unity-greeter in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf. Also I have installed unity-greeter gnome-settings-daemon. Now I want to change the ...
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Having trouble installing guest additions for a Xubuntu 13.10 guest OS in Virtualbox 4.2.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64-BIT as my host operating system running Virtual Box 4.2.10. I get this message when I tell virtualbox to install guest additions(CTRL+D),mounting the volume in the guest OS ...
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Change background color of sorted column in Nautilus list view

I basically would like to do what is mentioned here. However, I am not interested in installing any themes. I would just need to know where the location is of this setting. I am on Xubuntu 14.04, ...
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Android Virtual Device is not starting

I am facing a problem to run the AVD in my Xubuntu 14.04 64bit version. Before that I used Xubuntu 32bit and that time my ADT(32bit) worked. But now I am using 64bit ADT and 64bit OS. everything is ...
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Bootsplash problem in Xubuntu 14.04

Hello I have a problem with the boot-splash in Xubuntu 14.04, the reason is the proprietary nvidia drivers. I searched about this and followed some tutorials about to fix this but didn't works I think ...
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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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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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pip produces warnings upon trying to install Django and setuptools- Xubuntu 14.04 x64

I'm trying to set up Django on my laptop for web development testing. When I run sudo pip install Django I get the following errors/warnings: The directory '/home/aaron/.cache/pip/log' or its ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Won't prompt for password when connecting to a wireless network?

I recently updated my Thinkpad X61s from Xubuntu 12.10 to 14.04. I've always used XFCE. Before I was always able to click on any network from the wifi icon on the task bar, if the network required a ...
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Which Ubuntu to go for? [duplicate]

To start with I am completely new to Linux in general. After my Windows Laptop became very slow due to a bad sector of HDD, I tried Ubuntu by booting from a live USB drive. It literally blew me away:D ...
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Xfce themes look ugly after HDMI cable is unplugged

I sometimes connect my laptop to an external monitor with an HDMI cable, and when I later unplug the cable, it causes a problem with the graphical theme in Xubuntu (14.04). The window panes, panel, ...
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First boot fail -Dual boot Xubuntu 14.04 / MacBook Pro Late 2011 / rEFInd

I have followed The recommended online instructions to the letter. Everything with my dual-boot set up on my MacBook Pro has gone according to plan. When I am finally ready to launch the OS, it hangs ...
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Xubuntu software update not working?

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that the repositories are no longer available. I already tried restarting my ...
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Reboot with Xubuntu 14.04 Live CD without reading machine hard drives

I have created a Xubuntu 14.04 live CD which is used to boot my machine. For now, after the reboot, I can access my local hard drives through the Ubuntu interface. Is it possible to disallow this CD ...
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How to disable windows' contents to be moved on dragging, so that only a frame is draggend and window redrawed at drop?

I have xubuntu 12.04 xfce4. When moving windows the content is always moved. How can I acheive to just move a frame or border of the window and get the window content redrawed at drop of mous button?
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Meego pad t01

This Christmas I received a MeeGo Pad T01 as a present and have been checking around the inter-webs for a Ubuntu/Linux installation guide without success. So my question is fairly self explanatory ...
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How I can change some symbols on my Locale?

I use Xubuntu 14.10 and bg_BG locale. But I want to use dot instead comma for decimal separator in some apps like LibreOffice, Galculator, etc.. I want to change default group separator in CSV files ...
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Xorg eating my CPU - how do I fix or at least diagnose the problem?

I have xubuntu 14.04 installed on a desktop that is a few years old. Often, xorg, will start using 70 to 100 %CPU (according to top). When this happens, everything responds slowly and annoyingly. ...
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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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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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Thunar can't mount server over SSH

I am trying to mount a server directory in Thunar on a computer running Xubuntu which I'm connected to over SSH with X forwarding enabled. I connect to the computer with ssh -YC username@computer.ip ...
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Lightweight C/C++ editor with code completion and debugging

Ever since the debugger plugin for geany stopped working (see below), I am looking for an editor for C/C++ source files with the following features: Code completion (i.e., Intellisense-like ...
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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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Recover files from ruined Xubuntu using Windows

I'm pretty new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have installed a bootable (persistent) Xubuntu on a USB stick, and it worked - I booted from it and used Xubuntu happily. But now it is ruined - I'm not sure ...
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Cannot update Xubuntu, terminated with error

While trying to update my Xubuntu 14.04, I am getting the following error: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/libreoffice-common_1%3a4.2.7-0ubuntu2_all.deb: trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is ...
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windows maximize to full screen and bottom hides behind the panel

I have one monitor above another. I would like to have a panel at the top of the bottom monitor and another at the bottom of the top monitor. Putting the panels in place works as expected. However, ...
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Confused about Light Locker/Power Manager settings in Xubuntu 14.04

In Xubuntu 14.04, Light Locker and Power Manager settings are different control panel views, however, there are screensaver settings inside Light Locker's one. Anyway, there's no screensaver options ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 bluetooth applet not working

I upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 this morning. I am not able to get the bluetooth working on this version. Like in the question asked : Volume indicator problem The bluetooth indicator also gives a small ...
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Desktop icons not showing up in xubuntu (and I cant right click on the desktop)

In xubuntu, my desktop icons have dissapeared. I can not remember the cause, but if I do, I will edit this and put it here. Also, when I try to right click on the desktop, nothing happens. I have ...
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repeated password dialog for laptop wifi connection

I'm having the classic problem when trying to connect my laptop to wifi - repeated password dialogs, even though the credentials have been entered. I'm using the standard network manager. Machine ...
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xubuntu xterm strange lag/echo issue with ssh

I have a xubuntu box and using its terminal everything is fine locally; but when I ssh to any server, the remote echo seems to be holding the last line until a key is pressed or the window is resized. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 hibernate on notebook lid close

i switch from xubuntu 13.10 to 14.10. On 13.10 everthing works fine for me. I try to hibernate notebook on close lid. Without look screen. Things that happens. 1.) When i close lid, the notebook ...
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How do I find DNS servers in use by my Xubuntu 14.04 Server?

I have a Xubuntu Server 14.04 x64. How do I list all DNS servers that are in use without NetworkManager which is not even installed?
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Xubuntu won't start when using 4Gb Ram

So here is the situation, I was using Ubuntu 14.04 32 bits. Removed everything from the partition I had and created an additional Swap partition and installed Xubuntu 14.04 64 bits. When booting I can ...
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How do I theme the xscreensaver unlock screen?

How can I replace ugly screensaver unlock screen in Xubuntu 11.10? Standard xscreensaver is very ugly. Is there any themes for unlock screen?
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Upgrade xubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

I set Notify me of a new Ubuntu version to For any new version. Then I did this in terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade And nothing happened. The result of cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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Kernel Panic on xubuntu toughbook cf-19

I'm on a toughbook cf 19 xubuntu and I have a kernel panic about 10 times a day. Do you know what can be the problem?
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Xubuntu 13.04 X Login Loop

All of a sudden, I am no longer able to login to an X session in my Xubuntu 13.04 install. The graphical login accepts my password, the screen goes blank and then returns to the login prompt. A bit of ...
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Xubuntu LTSP Sound Volume

im running a Xubuntu 14.04 LTSP 5.5. When a client starts lts.conf tells it so run SCREEN_07=rdesktop...... The issue is that the sound in the RDP session is just not loud enough. If i do a normal ...
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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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LightDM: user-session doesn't work, nor do multiple sessions at start

On my media center (XUbuntu 14.10), I am trying to autostart Kodi in the focussed session and also start and autologin xfce4 in a second unfocussed session (I hope Steam In-Home Streaming doesn't need ...
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File manager with search functionality for Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I used Ubuntu 11.10 for some time but since they recommend updates and security, I have to use latest Ubuntu. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14 does not work with my graphics because of heavy 3d since only have ...