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

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Screenshots goes back in time on Xubuntu 14.04

I've been having a very weird bug with taking screenshots on Xubuntu in which it proceeds to time travel in the past and THEN take a screenshot. Indeed, instead of taking a screenshot of what I am ...
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Xubuntu Thunar Menu Bar disabled, now lost forever

I have been using Xubuntu (latest version 14) for quite a while, and I love it. However, recently I was using the Thunar File Manager, and decided to see what it looks like with a little more real ...
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wlan connectivity problem Xubuntu 14.04

So, another wlan problem question. I'm able to connect to some networks, others not. I'm unable to figure out what the difference is. My laptop's wifi chip is a broadcom bcm 43227, i've tried both the ...
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Xubuntu Virtual Machine distribution [duplicate]

I have created a Xubuntu 14.04 Virtual Machine with some applications installed and configured. I want to distribute this VM under another name for free, with changed icons, wall and other graphics ...
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Create Extended partition in the midst of two primary partition

My system is a dual boot windows7 and xubuntu. Here's a screenshot of my partition table in Gparted. Now I want to add another linux OS. I wanted to resize the /dev/sda3 and take 40GB for my new ...
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Why linux can't deal with hybrid graphics easily?

I think the title explains the question clearly. Trying to become familiar with linux systems, so may be a noob question. However it has been a question mark in my mind since I met with linux. Why is ...
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How do I remove the mouse icon from the xfce panel?

I do not think this is a duplicate of How to disable mouse power status in indicator-power?, which deals with the Unity panel rather than the xfce panel. I recently purchased a new wireless mouse to ...
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Crashed Program report on Xubuntu start up

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have ADT bundle for android development installed. Now when i start the system, after logging in, i get an error saying "sorry, application java has stopped unexpectedly". ...
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xubuntu: no indicator when VPN is activated

In ubuntu, when a VPN connection is made, the network icon in the status bar will have a lock added to it. But in Xubuntu this is not the case. This is a bit annoying since I have to go up and click ...
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Xubuntu 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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I cant make symbols with Ctrl + Alt + (key) And my keyboard doesent have an Alt Gr key: what do i do? [duplicate]

Im on a laptop with a bluetooth keyboard connected. When i changed from Windows 7 to Xubuntu 14.04 (now using KDE 4 with it) I could no more use Ctrl + Alt + (key) to make symbols as @£$½¥{[]} I ...
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How to lock an application screen?

I know how to make an application screen always appear on top, but is there anyway to lock it in place and run in real time(for example, a movie clip runs in a borderless window at some part of the ...
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Launch Terminal from Sublime Text2 Not working

I'm having Xubuntu14.04. I installed below plugin to launch Terminal. http://wbond.net/sublime_packages/terminal But, I'm getting below error whenever i use, "Open Terminal Here" option. I'm ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 upgrade issues with fglrx

I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: $ sudo lshw -C video *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750 / 6530M/6550M] ...
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Boot problem when moving root drive to different SATA port on an ASUS motherboard

Configuration: ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS motherboard with an Intel C602 chipset driving (2)-SATA-III and (8)-SATA-II ports, as well as a Marvel PCIe 9230 Controller handling an additional (4)-SATA-III ports. ...
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Xubuntu Resume from Suspend issues Display Manager

First time giving Xfce desktop environment a try and loving it. I have it on an HP-Mini 110 1125nr, with Atom 1.6Ghz processor 2Gb RAM and 120Gb SSD. This machine has never been so smooth!! However, ...
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How to install Edubuntu from Xubuntu in the terminal

We are formatting 20 machines to use in LATAM. We need to install Edubuntu from Xubuntu. How can we install it from the terminal? We're www.notegood.org, and www.comparte.org, NGOs from Barcelona. We ...
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Ubuntu stuck on booting

Ubuntu stuck at booting showing only the logo.. When I press Esc, the boot seems to be stuck at : Stopping samba auto-reload integration.. How can I fix this problem?
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How restore Xubuntu desktop to default

Before I was using Gnome desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 , then I installed Xubuntu desktop and just these days when I login it doesnot work..I dont know what's wrong when I drag something it repeat many ...
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I can login to my Xubuntu X desktop but not virtual terminal

I recently bought a Dell computer with Xubuntu installed on it. I was able to change the login and password, and can log in to the X desktop, but when I use Ctrl+Alt+F2 (or any other F keys), the ...
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Difference between installing Xfce4 and Xubuntu-desktop?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu. I like Unity but when I'm doing "heavier" stuff, I like the speed of Xfce. I know there's other flavours such as Xubuntu that I could install, but I've noticed that ...
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Install Ubuntu Mate alongside Xubuntu

I'm new to ubuntu and its derivatives. I'm having only Xubuntu (latest) installed on my laptop of 500GB HDD which was installed couple of weeks back. Its running fine without any issues. Recently ...
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Why is ip forwarding not working in xubuntu 14?

I upgraded my gateway computer from xubuntu 12 to 14 and the computers on my home network lost their internet connection. I found that the upgrade had uninstalled my old firewall, Firestarter, and ...
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nm-applet in xubuntu 14.04

Previously I was connected to Internet via a router but the other day i tried Ethernet i.e direct connection. And since i was required to use my password and username so i used sudo pppoeconf command ...
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Windows Xubuntu Dual Boot

I was trying to install xubuntu on my laptop and I choose to resize the disk, the windows partition, but it was taking so long doing so that I closed the installation now I was gonna try again but ...
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Compose key stopped working (Xubuntu 14.04)

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with an Apple USB QWERTY keyboard. Up until last week, RAlt was working fine as my compose key and Ctr-Shift-U was working for Unicode entry. However, it has stopped working. ...
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ALT-F3, ALT-F2 doesn't show important applications and files. How to index Xfce/Xubuntu Settings Manager in xfce4-appfinder?

When searching with Alt-F2 or Alt-F3 (that is with xfce4-appfinder) there is no access to the very numerous, important and very often used contents of Settings Manager. It can find Settings ...
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Xubuntu apt-get Errors

when i try to use the command apt-get update these errors appear: E: No se pudo abrir el fichero de bloqueo «/var/lib/apt/lists/lock» - open (13: Permiso denegado) E: No se pudo bloquear el ...
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Wireless locking up

I have an acer aspire one with atheros wifi card running xubuntu 12.04 Frequently the wifi seems to lock up. The indicator light either stays on all the time or off all the time but it shows to be ...
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Desktop icons and background not showing

I'm using Xubuntu and recently changed my desktop background to an image. It was working normally, then the icons disappeared and the custom background no longer shows. In the display settings the box ...
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Thinkpad Edge 13 01962Cs overheats in Xubuntu, but not in Windows 7 (?)

My Lenovo ThinkPad 13 01962 CS is having a particular problem (but not uncommon, it seems): It is overheating in Xubuntu, but not in Windows 7 (a heavier OS). Back in April, I sent it to local Lenovo ...
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Xubuntu crashes on suspend and chrome crashes often

i just installed a fresh xubuntu and i am amazed of its simplicity and usability. IMHO the best OS out there. However its crashes each time i want to suspend it. It goes gray screen and soon after ...
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Ubuntu/Linux tools to put Ubuntu on USB (for testing or installation)?

I want to easily create live usb installation USBs for testing purposes, for installing various distros in VM and to have at hand an installation device in case I need to reinstall my system. But ...
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I have two versions of LibreOffice installed: how to remove the older one?

I think I updated the LibreOffice suite from 4.2 to 4.3 but in fact I have both installed in my Xubuntu 14.04. The Xfce menu: A seen above, the older version does not follow the system theme. ...
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Errors when trying updates and software center [duplicate]

Getting errors when trying software center and updates manager. various other things don't work either. error relates to Battery: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
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How to properly delete xubuntu-desktop with it's Loginmanager

I recently installed the xubuntu-desktop on my ubuntu pc. Now I tried to remove the xubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xubuntu-desktop But when I reboot my PC the Xubuntu startup ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 Freeze

I installed Ubuntu 14.4, and every time I open the Mozilla Fire Fox or any other program, the computer freezes. Already updated it by the terminal, I tried sudo apt-get upgrade, nothing worked. If ...
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Xubuntu reboots very slow

I recently made a fresh Xubuntu 14.04 install. Before that, my laptop was rebooting in approximately 30 seconds, 15 seconds for shutting down and 15 seconds booting again. Now reboot takes about 55 ...
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Xubuntu: Locale settings in /etc/default/locale are overridden by regional format settings

I am running xubuntu 14.04 and recently changed my /etc/default/locale to LANG="en_GB.UTF-8" **LC_NUMERIC="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_TIME="en_GB.UTF-8"** LC_MONETARY="de_DE.UTF-8" LC_PAPER="de_DE.UTF-8" ...
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How can I solve this terminal sudo update error/ or software updater error?

Everytime I sudo update in the terminal, it gives me this message W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmjdebruijn/darktable-release/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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Can I change background and font color of address bar at Chrome?

I like dark themes for Chrome - but themes not affect at address bar. I also have dark theme at by Xubuntu.
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Server 12.04 LTS Desktop Environment install “Package xubuntu-desktop is not available, but is referred to by another package.” [duplicate]

I am trying to build the HP SDN VAN controller on Server 12.04 Precise but need a GUI to download the controller. When i try to install a desktop i get the following (I have already done an apt-get ...
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Xubuntu with WMII - Why everything turns blue?

I recently ran this command: apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade And now since a few days, UI elements are seemingly randomly turning blue, like emacs background color. How can I fix ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 vnc not showing password lock screen

It's actually two problems which I think somehow connects to each other. I am using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. After the screen is locked and gets to a black screen, the keyboard mouse is dead and I can't ...
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Xubuntu Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 graphical glitches

After upgrading from Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the black signs appear on the windows. dmidecode ... System Information Manufacturer: TOSHIBA Product Name: Satellite Pro L350 ... lspci | grep ...
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How do you uninstall manually installed Eclipse?

I installed eclipse by using the method in this link @bitsbuffer: How to install Eclipse? It is easy to install but anyone knows how to delete eclipse after using this method? Any help would be ...
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“Operating System not found” after advanced install of Xubuntu 14.10

I tried to do a "fresh" install using the advanced install routine of the xubuntu 14.10 64bit CD (Core2Duo P8600). I set the mount points for / (which I formatted) and /home (no formatting, I want to ...
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Google Chrome slowdown after some time

I'm running Google Chrome on Xubuntu 14.04. After some time, maybe couple of hours or half an hour (I don't on what it depends) it's starting to freeze. It's almost impossible to use it, cause every ...
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Takeover Session on Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE (Xubuntu 14.04) Using FreeNX server (with OpenNX client)

I have previously used FreeNX server and OpenNX client with Ubuntu/GNOME and was able to 'Takeover' the existing GNOME session running locally. I am trying to achieve the same thing with ...
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Change remote windows file permissions on Windows Share using SAMBA

I am using XUbuntu 13.10 as a workstation in a mainly Windows enrivonment. I have several shares accessible via SAMBA which I can read and write to as per normal using either Windows or XUbuntu (using ...