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

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How do you make a bigger distribution for installation? [closed]

I liked the ubuntu installer DVD. Before it had installer disk, not live DVD and had a size of 4.4 GB, but needed to download Kubuntu\xubuntu\Ubuntu Studio too and config it. I have 2x Samsung 850 ...
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which Desktop would i get after ugrade to 16.04?

Currently i'm using ubuntu 14.04 with xubuntu-desktop. i had completely remove unity from my system. now i want to upgrade my 14.04 to 16.04 so my question will i get unity back or it will have ...
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Customizing Grub 2 Menu

I'm trying to customize the Grub 2 menu. I have Win 10, Ubuntu, Win 7, Win 95, Win XP on my hard drive. The Grub Bootloader can see Win 10, Win 7, and Ubuntu. It does not see the other 2 operating ...
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USB 3.0 Host Controller not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 14R N4110 notebook and recently the USB 3.0 ports (blue ports) has intermittent operation. I know that these ports are on the I/O board which contains ...
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Media keys play/stop/next/prev wont work in Spotify

Im new in ubuntu, and I cant use my media buttons . Im using xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and Spotify 1.0.25.127.g58007b4c. How can I make them work?
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Error in installation of odoo in ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 i want to install odoo v9. I followed these steps: To install Odoo 9.0 on Debian-based distribution, execute the following commands as root: wget -O - ...
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Can't change Theme or Icons in Xubuntu 14.04

As said by another user in a similar post, I can't change the set of fonts, icons etc. in Settings/Appearance. I can reach the menu, but the window then freezes for a bit and shuts down after a few ...
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E: GPG error: http://mega.nz ./ InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)

Running Xubuntu 14.04LTS Originally, I was getting the following error E: GPG error: http://mega.nz ./ Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 Did what this answer told ...
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Xubuntu 15.10 mounting data cd as audio cd

I am trying to run a game on my Xubuntu machine. When I put the CD in for the game it recognizes it as an audio CD with a "Track 2.wav" that is the same size as the collective files on the disk. When ...
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Unable to change desktop environment to cinnamon on chromebook

I tried to install cinnamon with crouton on my Chromebook, which didn't work. Because of that I choose to install Ubuntu 14.04 with xubuntu. Afterwards I installed the cinnamon desktop environment ...
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Xubuntu 14 keeps crashing

For various reasons, I installed xubuntu 14. it keeps crashing. I haven't gone a single hour without it crashing. At first, when I was using the open NVidia drivers, the image got unusable and I had ...
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Cannot use a 32bit prefix on Wine installation on 64-bit Xubuntu 15.10

When I create a prefix with: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine winecfg I get the error: wine: '/home/user/.wine' is a 32-bit installation, it cannot support 64-bit applications. I need a 32bit ...
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How do I cd to CDROM directory

How do I cd to into the inner cdrom (VBOXADDITIONS) directory?
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drm intel pipe_config_compare [i915] error mismatch in ips_enabled

Encountered error after install of xdm drm intel pipe_config_compare [i915] error mismatch in ips_enabled, right after startup. Searching the forms, found nothing useful. I had some config changes, ...
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What's the shortcut for renaming a file in Thunar?

Pretty simple, what's the shortcut for renaming in Thunar ?
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Graphical glitches in Xubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm experiencing some weird graphical glitches in Xubuntu 14.04 after install. It never happened before. First, the system freezes for few seconds, the screen goes black for a moment, then there is a ...
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How to connect to another Ubuntu machine using the same router but one is connected through LAN and the other is through WLAN?

I am connected to a router with a wired LAN running Xubuntu and another machine running Ubuntu is connected to the same router through Wifi Netowrk. So how can I connect to that machine for shared ...
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How can I show an icon in the panel if (and while) a certain process is running?

I have a script that works in the background. I would like to show an icon in the panel (only) if it runs; it should not show if the script is not running, just like the Dropbox icon. How can I ...
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How do I add a custom program to “Open With” list of programs in Xubuntu 14.04?

How do I add a custom program to “Open With” list of programs in Xubuntu 14.04? In example, I want to associate .dlc files with JDownloader 2, which cannot be found in the 'open with' list. I ...
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Bad battery life on Xubuntu 16.04 Lenovo T460s

the battery life of my new Lenovo T460s is very bad (about 4,5h with a little bit browsing and half display contrast). Xubuntu 16.04 shows two batteries (SANYO 00HW022 and SANYO 01AV405). They were ...
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Cups won't print with empty ink error

I've a Canon MP620 Network Printer installed on Xubuntu 16.04. The installation was no problem, everything works out of the box from system settings. If I try to print something I get empty ink ...
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Xubuntu save multi monitor config

I've a multi-monitor-setup with 2 screens (3 with the notebook T460s itself) on xubuntu 16.04 at a DP KVM-Switch. The notebook is connected via the Dock-3 Docking Station over 2 DP-Ports. Every time ...
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How To Update Xubuntu 15.10 on External HDD?

I have Xubuntu 15.10 installed on my external HDD (Grub is also there). How can I update/upgrade it to 16.04 LTS? Directly on external HDD? I mean just press the button upgrade (and Grub will again ...
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How to adjust screen settings: contrast, color saturation, etc

using Xubuntu 14.04 with a HP mini notebook. I can't seem to find any program to adjust screen settings: contrast, brightness, and more importantly: color saturation, tint and gamma. Thanks ...
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Every ubuntu distro crashes

I come back to ubuntu after buying new notebook and spending some time with windows again ... The problem is it keeps freezing , no matter what distro I am using . I tried Fedora , openSue , Kubuntu ...
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DVD cannot be read without errors by Xubuntu

I am trying to rip a dvd under xubuntu 14.04 using either VLC or Handbrake. Both give read error messages. Trying to copy to the HDD gives the same error. When I plug the USB DVD drive into my ...
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Nautilus does not save list display setting

After the Thunar file manager crashed numerous times on me while renaming files, I swtiched my standard file manager to Nautilus in the settings. Unfortunately, Nautilus does not save the view when I ...
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Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch on Asus X302UJ with Xubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

A bought an Asus X302UJ laptop a few weeks ago and I can't enable wireless connection. I've tried a lot, but nothing helped me. This is my info: ########## wireless info START ########## ##### ...
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Xubuntu opens a new firefox instance on extern link

I set up Firefox Developer Edition on Xubuntu and switched the Preferred Applications entry to /opt/firefox/firefox "%s" (the installation directory.) Now, whenever I click on a link outside of ...
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login issues after xubuntu 15.10 upgrade [duplicate]

not so recently had my laptop ask for ubuntu to do an upgrade. now when I try to open it it goes through a xubuntu screen then back to what looks like a dos prompt asking for login and then password. ...
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xfce4-terminal not showing colors properly on zsh theme prompt

I use zsh with oh-my-zsh and xfce4-terminal in XUbuntu 14.04. If I configure xfce-terminal with xterm-256color, like this: I get this error: *** VTE ***: Failed to load terminal capabilities from ...
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Sony VAIO touchpad issues

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-NR260E laptop running Xubuntu 14.04. The left touchpad button sometimes doesn't work, and I have to click it multiple times before it registers. I know it isn't hardware, ...
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Installed Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Sound Problem, try everything on the internet

Hi, I'm noob like super Noob but i wouldn't ask without trying anything out there first and i have tried the sudo alsa-force-reload Not working I have tried changing the default output as well, ...
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Trouble booting newly installed ubuntu [duplicate]

I bought notebook Lenovo IdeaPad 700-15ISK it comes with pre installed win10 which I dont plan to use alot, it has 128GB ssd where windows is installed and 1TB HDD, I formatted 1TB drive and installed ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.4 Shutdown Issue

We have a whole bunch of PCs running Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on our network and we want our users to power off at night to save power. Hardware wise we run a variety but mostly HP DC7800p Dell Optiplex ...
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Not enough free disk space in /boot

Am I beating a dead horse here, or is this a common problem Xubuntu Technocrats need to address? I'm using the 14.04 distro. I installed it according to many of YOUR instructions from THIS website. ...
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What Ubuntu should I install in this PCr? [duplicate]

Well I have this old laptop, I bought it in 2009. It is an Acer 5720 INTEL CORE 2 DUO T7300 2.00 GHZ 2GB RAM Hard Drive: 150GB Hard Disk Drive MOBILE INTEL 965 Express Chipset Family I tested Ubuntu ...
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How to change the color of the tray

On Xubuntu, I have everything set to the color I want, but this. How do I change the color of that part?
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Icons missing panel System Settings in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04 (Xfce 4.10), but a lot of icons are missing in Panel "All Setting". How to restore? After : $ dpkg -l | grep buntu-desktop ii xubuntu-desktop 2.180 ...
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Configuring Xbuntu 16.04 and external monitor names [closed]

I'm using a laptop - sometimes alone, sometimes with an external monitor placed on the right side and sometimes two monitors, where one is on the left, and the other on right of the laptop's display. ...
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Xubuntu lightdm screen fliks

So on Xubuntu I have a lightdm by default. When system is booted or one is logging out and lightdm starts it blinks after 2-4 seconds. If I do logout form XFCE4 session for a mentioned period I can ...
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Same command that works in terminal does not work as Thunar Custom Action

I want a simple semi-safe command that encrypts a file using gpg symmetric encryption and then remove the original file. In the terminal this command works fine: gpg --passphrase-file ...
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Can't boot up Ubuntu after installing xfce on macbook 2011

Recently I installed Ubuntu onto my late 2011 Macbook. It installed correctly and all the drivers worked with the laptop. However after installing xfce I started getting graphics errors. I attempted ...
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Audio almost silent on one user account but OK on another

In some user accounts, audio is OK. In others, it silent, or else barely audible if you put your ear to the laptop case. Here is what the volume control looks like in the OK accounts. In the ...
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Who is better for a low computer Ubuntu or others like xubuntu or lubuntu [duplicate]

Ubuntu, Lubuntu, xubuntu, Kubuntu who of this is better for a low PC with only 1 GB ram and who have better programs and games and personalizations.
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Repair and fix Windows remove malware and viruses with portable Xubuntu, How?

What tools do I need on a portable Xubuntu Pen Drive with persistence, to remove viruses, malware and data recovery? I've read all over the internet of people using Xubuntu or derivative to fix ...
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minimal cd install problem 32-bit

I am trying to install xubuntu from the ubuntu minimal cd, but hit a wall when it "loading additional components." This happens at 18 %. I understand that I can install the xubuntu desktop this way, ...
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How do I change my phonon backed to phonon-vlc?

I have the Tomahawk music player installed on Xubuntu 14.04 The application allows me to play tracks from Spotify, Soundcloud, etc. However, Spotify tracks are not working and I was told, after ...
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can't login as super user.

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. yesterday I was using it happily but today I got a problem during login as super user. When enter sudo su - it ask for ( sudo) password after giving the password it shows ...
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OK. Weirdest thing ever. Laptop screen turns off when printing

I re-purposed an older Acer Aspire laptop my brother had and installed Xubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly well except for one problem he told me yesterday: The screen turns off when he prints. Yeah. ...