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

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(x)Ubuntu becomes very laggy after hours

When I start my laptop, there is no problems : no lag, it's not superfluid but it's OK. After few hours (~4/5 hours) Ubuntu and Gnome suddenly become very very slow : 3 or 4 seconds of delay when I ...
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XUbuntu 16.04 Intel HD Can't be used with normality [duplicate]

After my new acquisition of an ASUS ROG G501VW I knew I would have big problems with Intel Skylake. My friend had already bought one with 5th generation and had big problems... Anyway, somehow I ...
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“wifi disconnected” - xubuntu 16.04

My machine frequently faces the problem of wifi disconnecting. It would work only after restart. Ethernet works though. No problem with my router too, since my phone is connected to it. I restart the ...
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Wifi connected but no internet access?

Hi I'm new to the world of Linux and I just installed xubuntu on my laptop. The issue im having is that In network manager it says I'm connected but I can't download any updates from the cmd line or ...
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Configuring PulseAudio

I want to get advice about pulseaudio config. Now my audio I/F (ONKYO SE-200PCI LTD) works enough, but well. I'd like to both analog out and S/PDIF out sounds nearly. (maybe 5.1 out is different, it ...
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Why i can't login in Xubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I have used Xubuntu 16.04 fine for months. Today i updated some snapd package, then i restarted the system as required. And now it just won't let me log in. It replies invalid password. I tried to ...
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Connection refused after install xubuntu desktop on ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 Server (64 bit). I tried to install desktop GUI on it. Whenever I install the desktop GUI I got connection refused after reboot and cannot login using putty any more any ...
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Connecting to Windows 10 Network from Xubuntu (14.04.4) File Manager

I would like to access my shared folders on my Windows 10 laptop (and see what I can see from Windows) from the Xfce File Manager's Browse Network. It can see the computer by name and also lists ...
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Invalid arch-independent ELF magic [duplicate]

After installing Xubuntu 16.04, on the first reboot I got the invalid arch-independent ELF magic message and computer is sitting in grub-rescue prompt. This is a Dell Latitude E5510 that previously ...
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Audio doesn't work in Xubuntu 16.04

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot with Windows 10. I have a problem with the audio in the sense that it doesn't work. It is enabled but if I try to play a video on youtube I don't listen anything....
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xubuntu 15.10 and 16.04 can't show my wallpaper at login screen

In xubuntu 14.04, if I change the wallpaper, the background of login screen and lock screen change accordingly. In other words, backgrounds of login screen and lock screen are the same as my desktop ...
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Free Pascal 3.0.0 causing update manager and terminal error

I am experiencing a problem with installing Free Pascal. When I use software update it will crash as on the first picture. When I try to fix it with apt-get I get the second error. Last, but not ...
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Installing xubuntu Desktop Environment on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I've installed xfce as my desktop environment using the following command: apt-get install xubuntu-desktop xfce4 However, the Graphical User Interface doesn't look ...
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Cannot get to BIOS to Install New Lubuntu over Xubuntu on Microsoft Surface Pro 1st Gen 128GB

I have been trying to figure this out for some time now. When I installed the Xubuntu on my Microsoft Surface Pro it seems it has disabled the original BIOS or something. I cannot get into the BIOS ...
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WiFi No Longer Works after Installing Xubuntu 16.04 on a Microsoft Surface Pro 1st Gen

This is quite exciting, my first post on ask Ubuntu. Initially, the Wifi was working and then an update was pushed(I apologize, I don't remember the update that affected it) and for some reason, the ...
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ACER One 11 Speakers Sound Crackle

Acer One 11. Model: A01-132-C2V7 Xubuntu 16.04 LTS Xubuntu running perfectly except for: Constant crackle sound from Internal speakers only. Headphones no problem. Realtek HD-audio / Intel HDA ...
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Having a problem installing ubuntu. been trying for years. So I tried xubuntu yesterday. same problem

currently running windows 7. 7 has to go. Installed and extracted a xubunto RAR file from a torrent. I previously had the same problem with a Ubuntu rar. When trying to execute any of the files like ...
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NetworkManager, unknown authentication passwords, and XScreenSaver 5.15

I used to use a laptop running Xubuntu, but then got a new one. It's been a year or so since I booted it back up and this is what I noticed. It's been so long I cant remember what it is so I tried ...
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How do I avoid having to unplug my laptop each time I turn it off?

xubuntu 16.04 64 bits on an AHTEC clevo m7xsun bought in 2009 (defunct company): the regular way of turning my computer down means, always, having to unplug the cable: I click on turn off and ...
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VMware player kernel module updater

I have installed VMware in Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, but when I open VMware, it gives me this: I click "Install", enter my password, then this shows up: And then it displays: How can I fix this? ...
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Why wireless network list become unavailable after screensaver activity?

Every time I resume my work after a screensaver, the wireless network list becomes unavailable. No listing at all. Wireless connection is activated all the way. What baffles me is that I can web ...
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Time conflict in dual boot [duplicate]

So I have this problem, have Windows 7 and Xubuntu 16.04, dual boot screws time in Windows, tried to change /etc/default/rcS as stated in other posts, but UTC = yes line does not appear in that file, ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working at login screen of Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu 16.04 as a dual boot with Windows 10. When I select to start Xubuntu, it loads to the login screen, but I cannot use my mouse or keyboard. They are powered on, and the mouse ...
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Thunderbird will not retrieve email under Xubuntu 16.04

I initially upgraded a Sony VAIO VGN-NR498E from Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit to Xubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Prior to upgrading, Thunderbird was fully functional on this laptop. After upgrade, Thunderbird would ...
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mouse icon disappears after hibernation

I recently made fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04 to laptop. When being less than %5 of charge, system is taken to hibernation automatically. After I start charging to laptop, when I take it back from ...
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Cannot boot into new xubuntu installation

I am currently dealing with a problem with a new installation of xubuntu. I have successfully installed xubuntu and lubuntu 16.04 x86 and 64 bit, xubuntu 15.10 x86 and 64 bit, and ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 boots to a blank screen after update

After rebooting my Xubuntu 14.04 boots to a blank screen after showing logo . I Thought it's because of a x.org server so I booted to Grub but there was no "failsafex" and I booted again normally ...
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Can't mount HFS+ drive in Xubuntu

I am trying to gain read access to an old MacBook hard drive, but I cannot even get it to mount in my desktop running Xubuntu 14.04. I have already installed hfsprogs, but when I plug the drive in (...
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Xubuntu update-manager not working

A couple of days ago I upgraded my Xubuntu from 15.04 to 16.04. Since then my update-manager does not work anymore. Every time I either start the "Software Updater" application or run update-manager -...
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Can I apply MacBuntu themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04?

MacBuntu 16.04 is supposed to be compatible with XFCE. Fonts and cursors work, but when I apply the themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04, nothing happens. How can I apply these icons and themes (or ...
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Is there an equivalent of Gnome Tweak Tool for XFCE?

I've tried Gnome Tweak Tool on Xubuntu 16.04, but it didn't work for the themes or icons. Is there an equivalent that will work on Xubuntu 16.04?
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Mouse pointer missing after suspend / Lenovo X200 / Ultrabase / 2 monitors / Displays configuration issue?

since this problem seems to be recurring throughout distros and versions, I looked it up in most boards and of course [...] <- spare rambling about Google skills here. This did not solve it so far. ...
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How to make my Toshiba u940 laptop's keyboard backlit to work?

I am using the latest Xubuntu x64 version as of this posting.. It's installed in dual boot with Windows 10.. the KB Backlight is working when I boot on Windows and from the bios.. The moment It enters ...
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Integrated Graphics causing lock ups

I have a MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 4k with an intel 6700 hq and a nvidia gtx 970m with xubuntu and windows 10 dual booted. I have nvidia prime set up and when I'm running the 970m everything works flawlessly ...
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Why does this keyboard layout work in Unity and LXDE but not in XFCE?

On Xubuntu 16.04 I installed ibus-m17n because I want to type Tamil phonetically. This doesn't seem t work with XFCE. I've gotten it to work on Lubuntu 16.04, though. . When I try to use the ibus ...
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wifi don't work with xubuntu on dell inspiron 10

I 've installed xubuntu 16.04 on a dell inspiron mini 10. It 's look working OK but I can't enable the wifi. What should I do about this?
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How to highlight newly installed programs in Whisker menu, like in Windows style?

Installing new programs Ubuntu automatically adds them to the Whisker menu. But I don't know where. Some programs shows in wrong category or don't appear at all. Sometimes they appear with a ...
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CS:GO not starting

When I try to start CS:GO through Steam it just refuses to load even the opening screen. It worked fine on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10. CS:S works just fine, however. Here is the output of the inxi -b command ...
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What is the correct pronunciation of Xubuntu?

I know how to pronounce Ubuntu but I don't know how to pronounce Xubuntu (which I'm currently enjoying). Should it be 'zoo'-buntu or 'eks'-ubuntu or something else ? (Similarly 'loo'-buntu or 'el'-...
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Joomla 3.0.3 installation gets stuck in the configuration section in Xubuntu 16.04 localhost

Trying to setup joomla 3.0.3 on my localhost on Xubuntu 16.04 but the installation gets stuck in the configuration section. After fulfilling all the tabs when I click next, it takes me back to the ...
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Application menus missing in Xubuntu

I'm very much used to having a menu (File / Edit / View / ...) menu at the top of the screen. But Xubuntu neither shows me a menu at the top of the individual window, nor one at the top of the screen. ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - second monitor disabled after display sleep

My computer is set not to sleep or lock, but to blank the display after eg 10 mins. I have 2 monitors, which, prior to 16.04, worked as expected - the only noticeable thing was that, for whatever ...
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How to install Xubuntu to ASUS Transformer TF303K and replace Android

I have an Android ASUS Transformer TF303K and would like to replace totally the Android system as I have two computers with Ubuntu. How do I find the BIOS screen or similar to be able to load the ...
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Ubuntu desktop is empty [closed]

I have downloaded this image https://bitnami.com/stack/edx/virtual-machine and installed it in virtual box Then I executed the following sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop set ...
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Odd Symbol showing up in file names Xubuntu 16.04

I installed 16.04 and was setting it up and moving some files from an external drive (Fat32 and made in OSX). Some of the files display this very odd character on Xubuntu 14.04 I think these ...
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How to start a dameged xubuntu in command line only?

I'm trying to install nvidia drivers in a Xubuntu 16. I did donwload the .run file from nvidia website but there is some issues. The x server must be stopped - easy, and nouveau drivers must be ...
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Qualcomm Atheros 6164 - Wifi works for a few minutes and then dies until restarted

I've recently installed Xubuntu and can get the wifi working... for about at most 5 minutes at a time, after which point it claims to still be connected, but all attempts to visit any web page will ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Live USB won't let me past login…flashes and resets

I found posts saying log in name is 'xubuntu' and password is empty. This just flashes screen and resets fields. Other names or default sounding passwords result in an "incorrect password" message, ...
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Alternative to Dash for non-Unity users

I am using Ubuntu but I am not running Unity. Is there a program I can run which will help me to start an application, by typing part of its name, like Unity's Dash does? Ideally it would assist ...
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Why Xubuntu 16.04 wireless connection fails so often?

I usually don't ask "stupid" questions like this, but the wireless connection in Xubuntu 16.04 is killing me!! I'm browsing the internet like any regular Joe and all of the sudden Chromium is telling ...