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

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How can I install ubuntu without a any cd or usb drive

I would like to Ubuntu,but I really can't use any disk on my laptop now nor do I have any USB drive right now. So how would I install Ubuntu on my pc without using a CD or USB drive? I tried using ...
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Softaculous Ampps and Webuzo not working

I was pretty hasty in doing these installations, so I can't remember the process completely, and can't find the instructions either. But the chmod was involved. I found them both under /usr/local/ I ...
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How to disable/mute left speaker in xfce4

My left speakers give a crackling sound due to which I want to disable them. I am trying to mute the left speakers so that the crackling sound is muted. However, when I go to Volume Control/Sound ...
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How to install Teamviewer 11 on Xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Teamviewer on Xubuntu 14.04, the lts version. I have seen so much on this fourm as well as other websites that has not worked. Could somebody please let me know how in DETAILED ...
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Help With Default Terminal in Xubuntu

Whenever I compile and run a program, the terminal displays the output right before my user credentials as shown in the picture. The highlighted part is the output. Is there any way I can make this ...
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Why are my words rendering with incorrect spacing? How do I fix this?

My words are rendering incorrectly across all of my applications and I was wondering what the cause of this is and how I can fix it. I am running Xubuntu 15.10 on a Thinkpad x201. Any help would be ...
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xubuntu custom read only image

I'm using xubuntu mostly with the read-only default image (without installation). I was wondering if it's possible to tweak that same exact default xubuntu image and use that newly created image as ...
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Ubuntu did not copy files to Flash drive

Story: I have got USB Flash drive with Fat32 filesystem. I copied it a presentation that I made, to show it on my college. It has successfully copied, but when I open the USB drive with Windows on my ...
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Problems compiling a kernel (3.4.110) on xubuntu 15.10

I am not sure if i am in the right forum for this, because it's more of a debian/kernel thing, but it is worth a try. I have to set up a linux system to work with EtherCAT ( for a machine control ). ...
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Xubuntu: Error while installing xfce-theme-manager 15.10

Could somebody please tell me how to install xfce-theme-manager from the Rubuntu16 repository because when I try to install this, it just does not meet all the package dependencies and frankly I've ...
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NetworkManager won't auto connect with a VPN set to auto

Up until about a week ago my ethernet and VPN were automatically connecting fine, but now if I have "Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection" checked the network fails to connect ...
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How to add a local mirror to Ubuntu Software Centre on Xubuntu?

I have a functioning mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for 14.04 on my LAN. Hosted on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. I connect to it from other Ubuntu servers, via http using a modified /etc/apt/sources.list ...
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User home folder size limit

I am trying to find anything on the web no success. Is there any way to limit size of home directory for user ? Or any directory ? The best would be by percentage for two users 45% and 45%. But by ...
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Ubuntu users - access to file of different user

I am just messed up with users of Ubuntu. I just have two users of my system: father and son Now I want to have access to all of my son files. But not by using sudo. It must be automaticaly. Now i ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 / 64 Bit freezes, if Thunar open root dir

I work with Xubuntu 14.04 / 64 Bit. Thunar works fine on home-folder. The complete system freezes, if I use Thunar, and try to show the content of the root dir, or subfolders (/var , /etc, /usr) If ...
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How to debug keyboard shortcuts not working?

I'm on XUbuntu 15.10. I noticed that some keyboard shortcuts don't reach my application (Sublime Text). Ctrl+Alt+p is not visible by the application, while for example Ctrl+Alt+i is recognised ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 fails to boot, tried everything, please help!

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my Asus laptop about a month ago, and had no problems with it until I restarted today, and found thatit could no longer boot. When I turn on the computer it brings me to ...
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Live USB Xubuntu unresponsive BUT Kali USB distro running ok, how to fix it?

update: today it turned unresponsive. I Can barely use it for more than typing text in a text editor. adjusted the title accordingly. I'm not going to be able to buy a hard drive until 10 days and I ...
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Installing GNU Libtool

I am here with a problem which i am facing. I am trying to Install Libtool So I downloaded source and extracted but i dont got any ./configure file. So i opened README.debian it says This is debian ...
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Can the hotspot created in XUbuntu visible to windows devices?

I created a wifi hotspot in Xubuntu following the steps in : How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?. However I noticed the following : 1. My OnePlus one device was able to see the wifi ...
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Elementary OS theme in Xubuntu

I'm not sure if I am allowed to ask this in this forum, but I've been looking for this theme forever and I can't seem to find it. I would like to have the Elementary OS theme on my Xubuntu. I have ...
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Steam doesn't have permission to open web links

I am a new Linux user, running Xubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to open an update log from Steam in my default browser i.e. Chrome. Whenever I try to do so, I get the following error: Failed to execute ...
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Is it bad to have Qt apps on a GTK evironment?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, it has XFCE environment, GTK3 engine and themes, and all my apps use GTK. But I would like to use a particular program (spyder) that demands Qt. Is it bad to have Qt apps on a ...
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Zoom B2.1u external usb sound card

i have a Zoom B2.1u guitar digital effect, in Windows i can connect it through an usb cable and use it as the system's predefinite audio card (for recording and reproducing). Audio software like ...
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Error while installing Dislocker on Xubuntu

I'm not expert in Linux. However I tried to install dislocker to be able to read my data locked on a windows that doesn't want to start anymore. The drive is protected by BitLocker. Here is what I get ...
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Whats the best distribution Linux to use in a USB Persistent?

i would like to know wich is the best distribution to use in USB 3.0, i would like to use Linux in computers to show some one how is it working and how easy is to use Linux, i try to use Ubuntu but ...
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PAE on Core 2 duo CPU

I have an Panasonic CF-52 with Core 2 duo P8400 CPU. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. It has 4GB RAM. It's better to enable PAE for this system? Last time when I was using Elementary OS it was automatic ...
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Xubuntu: Current kernel version at 16 January 2016?

I hope this question is appropriate for askubuntu.com - apologies if not. In Xubuntu 14.04, I understand that: uname -a should give (at least) kernel 3.13.0-74-generic #118-Ubuntu, but I have ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Transmission Torrent Client uses High CPU when writing to NTFS partition

I use transmission client to download torrents. I noticed a few things: 1] Over ISP's local network, when downloading at high speeds from peering (say 790 Kbps), the CPU usage goes drastically high ...
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Can't get old Radeon HD graphics to work under Ubuntu

I have an old Pavilion Slimline with a Pentium Dual Core E2140, 2GB RAM and a Radeon HD2350 graphics card. I thought about giving new life to this machine with Linux. At first I tried Elementary OS ...
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Xubuntu 15.10 - fail to suspend

I am running xubuntu 15.10 on an lenovo s10e. I must say I use suspend feature quite a lot. Sometimes though when I suspend, screen stays black, all netbook's lights stay on and also fan stays on. ...
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Change address for online help in XFCE4

Do you know how to change address for Online help in XFCE ? I have a XUBUNTU and i want to put different web address at Help button in Settings Manager. At the moment there is: ...
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data is missing while writing into a file in Ubuntu

I am using UBUNTU 14.04 LTS. I am coding GUI program with QT creator,for MIL-STD-1553 communication.I am saving the Data what ever sending the data to RT(Remote terminal)from BC(bus controller) in a ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 mousepad doesn't work on reboot

I had a problem with my nvidia drivers and had to revert to using X.org drivers as progressing passed the xubuntu log in resulted in a black screen. However now I have found that every time I reboot ...
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Swap Goes Nuts and Blocks Whole System

When my RAM gets near full, the system starts swapping (as you'd expect). HOWEVER when it does that the disks go berserk and the entire system becomes utterly unresponsive, sometimes for 15 minutes ...
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Xubuntu can't start: ModelManager Couldn't find support for devices

My Xubuntu 14.10 is stuck on loading screen. If I press up on the keyboard I get this message info message I don't know what's happened. Maybe a bad reboot, it is running on a vmware machine. Do ...
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Why is my PC freezing while I'm copying a file from an external hdd?

Are more than 200GB of data to transfer, when in 150GB if I open a second window to access the same partition of external hdd, will do system freezes. So only mouse moves. I found this tip: The ...
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No dual boot option for windows after installing new version of ubuntu

Installed ubuntu along with windows 7. But since then it is automatically starting ubuntu 14.04 and not showing any option to boot windows. While installation I let it use default options to erase ...
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xubuntu persistent live usb

I have been attempting to create a Xubuntu live USB using using these instructions for quite a few hours:How to make a persistent live Ubuntu USB with more than 4GB. I followed the instructions to the ...
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Freeze on shutdown/restart and randomly - Xubuntu 15.10 - Acer Aspire ES1-512

I recently bought an Acer Aspire ES1-512. I wiped the disk and installed Xubuntu 15.10 64bit (dual boot with Windows 7 - BIOS, not UEFI). When I started using Xubuntu, I realized that at random ...
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Pulse Audio crackling sound

A week ago I started getting a crackling noise whenever I played videos using VLC. Initially I thought the problem was with VLC so I installed MPV but the issue persisted because it was pulseaudio ...
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Touchpad not working in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

My laptop touchpad is not working even when I just try Xubuntu in my laptop before installation. Everything works fine except for the touchpad. In the System setting under Mouse and Touchpad, the ...
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Xubuntu lock screen appearing twice

When I leave my machine for an extended period of time, I return to find the screen locked (by light-locker). I can then enter my password, and it is accepted, but then the lock screen is displayed a ...
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Fn+F10, Side arrow keys (right and left) and Ctrl don't work

Hi my name is not important but I have a K450J Asus Laptop and I would like to troubleshoot closer. I recently installed XUbuntu (I had the same problems with Ubuntu), formatted my disk and still have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login Loop when .profile includes .bashrc

I have seen multiple versions of questions asking how to solve the 'Login Loop' problem. I too had this problem and was able to solve it by moving my ~/.profile file to an unreconized file name and ...
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Problem with RT3290 Bluetooth on Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu and have problem with my bluetooth device. It looks like it is not installed at all. Here is my lspci: $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor ...
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Not able to disable DNS Linode ubuntu

I have disabled DNS from linode DNS Manager But still it is accessible via url why? How to disable it?
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Making site live on linode ubuntu server

I am creating virtual host -- For that I have followed below Url details set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu I have created virtual host of name raveesmake.com also restarted apache server. When ...
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Eternal question: How install Wine in Xubuntu 14.04.03 x64?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) Recommends: winbind but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
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How to disable Caps Lock through Shift key?

My question is similar to How to toggle off Caps Lock by Shift key?, but I am running version 14.04 and Xubuntu (XFCE). Also the only answer there doesn't actually answer the question and I haven't ...