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

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Swapping Caps and Escape, and having Compose Key only for one keyboard layout out of many

I use a Danish and English (US) keyboard layout, on a keyboard with Nordic geometry, meaning it has a less/greater key. I use the Danish layout for leisure, and the English (US) for work. I would ...
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how can i install new themes on Xubuntu?

I want to install this but i have no idea how to do it. http://xfce-look.org/content/show.php/X-Aero+%28XFWM4+Windows+7+%2B+Vista+Theme%29?content=170901 Can anyone give me a sep-by-step please?
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GStreamer backend error

I just started jusing Xubuntu a week ago. I haven't been playing any music-CDs, yet. When I attempt to use the GStreamer player with a music-CD, it displays an error: "GStreamer backend error. Could ...
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Ktorrent will not open magnet links after peerguardian install

I recently installed peerguardian on ubuntu 14.04 (using Xubuntu desktop). Ktorrent torrent works fine if I download the actual torrent file and open it but when I click a magnet link it will not ...
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Problem with hibernation on EEE 1014PN & Xubuntu 14.04

I've been trying to enable Hibernation on my Netbook using the known fixes/workarounds. According to here, hibernation works fine on a EEE 1015PN but so far I've been out of luck. Using sudo ...
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Xubuntu - rectangle on screen after screen wake up

So I've been using xubuntu for several months and have reinstalled several times before. One problem I've always noticed is that a mysterious white box would appear on the screen on several occasions. ...
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What are the best pdf annotation tools in Xubuntu?

I am considering transferring from Windows to Xubuntu. When using Windows, I always use Foxit reader to do annotation. I am wondering are there any alternatives in Xubuntu? Thanks!
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Need help with USB Speakers. Logitech S100, Ubuntu 15.04, USB 1.1

I am a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed it as a dualboot with Windows 7. I have Logitech S100 USB speakers which work fine in Windows. However, I can't get any audio to play in Ubuntu. ...
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Xubuntu. Suddenly black

This is what my desktop looks like now. It's completely useless, will not do anything. Nothing to right click won't even minimize a program when it's clicked on. I've had this problem before and ...
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How do I get Xubuntu to stop asking to upgrade to 15.04 [duplicate]

Every time I start my computer I get a notification after the computer gets done checking for updates that says "Software updates are no longer provided for Xubuntu 14.10. To stay secure, you should ...
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Screen goes black when i'm playing games on Xubuntu

When I'm playing games the screen goes black and if I move my mouse it goes back to normal. I already i already set light locker to 60 minutes but the screen turn black in much less time.
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Firefox keeps crashing in Xubuntu 14.04

I recently installed ubuntu as a replacement for XP. I'm using xubuntu desktop. Mozilla Firefox and other browsers all crash very regularly, with firefox crashing at least 1 in 3 times I open it. This ...
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Confirm X server is working

I am trying to install Oracle on my Ubuntu. This is NOT an oracle question, but when I run the runInstaller it runs through so environment checks. I pass all but one, the display check. it runs: ...
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Removing Windows XP after installing Ubuntu by liveCD netinstall [duplicate]

I'm new to linux OS so forgive my noobiness. I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows XP computer as a dual partition using the netinstall mini.iso burned to a cd-r. I had issues with unity desktop ...
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I can't install XFCE ( xubuntu desktop)

I tried sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop. It turned out like this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Clang++ cannot find lstdc++ after system upgrade

I have a small project in C++ that compiled fine until I upgraded Xubuntu to 15.04. When I tried to rebuild it with cmake, this message appeared in the middle of the output: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find ...
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Xubuntu audio not working (15.04)

I'm new to ubuntu and I've just fresh installed Xubuntu 15.04 on a Netbook. I've got a problem with speakers since they don't work. I've checked a lot of threads but no one of them lead me to a ...
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No DNS names resolution in Xubuntu 14.04

The system is Xubuntu 14.04 on an S3J series Asus laptop. It worked o.k. until it suddenly stopped resolving internet names. As I recall, it happened during an "apt-get upgrade" process. First, I ...
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Why do I have problems when Isuspend my pc?

I used a netbook with xubuntu 14.04 and when I closed it in order to suspend the PC I couldn't turn it on again. When I turn on the computer after suspend the screen stays black and I have to reboot ...
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Sound cannot be unmuted

I hit mute a couple of times. The mixer shows its unmuted, the menu for the tray icon shows its unmuted, but the on-screen display thinks its muted and no sound plays. I restarted. The tray icon ...
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update-grub halts

sudo update-grub halts after: Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.13.0-61-generic I'm trying to expand the resolution of my Xubuntu install on a Windows 10 Hyper-V server. Full output of what ...
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Alert when terminal program finishes running? [duplicate]

I am running Xubuntu 15.04, but maybe this question has a general solution for all Ubuntu flavours. I usually leave long computations running in a terminal window, which may take from a couple of ...
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Change calendar language in Xubuntu?

My Calendar's days are in spanish, as well as the month names. I want to change it to english. How can I do this? I am running xubuntu 15.04.
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Broken fonts Xubuntu 14.04

Something quite bizarre happened today. While I was opening a new project on Intellij 14 my fonts started to look funny on IntelliJ and on other apps like gedit. When I first installed xubuntu I ...
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Could not set shared folder

I'm running on Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Trying to share a folder on a network via shares-admin and system-config-samba applications but they give me error. command sudo shares-admin output: error: ...
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How to enable gmusicbrowser's plugin Gnome mmkeys in Xubuntu?

Gnome mmkeys is a plugin for gmusicbrowser which allows gmusicbrowser to respond to multimedia keys on the keyboard (play, pause, etc.). I tried to enable it via the Plugins tab in the Settings window ...
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Analogue of Ubuntu's Disks in Xubuntu?

I just switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. I'm just trying to format a USB drive, but I don't find the Disks utility which I used on Ubuntu. Do I need to install something in Xubuntu in order to format ...
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can't connect to wifi using Xubuntu

Everytime i try to connect to internet using wifi i type the password, Xubuntu tries to connect for a little while and then asks me the password again. I'm using a D-Link modem/router. Network ...
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can't reboot to windows after formatting ubuntu drive [closed]

I formatted the ubuntu drive from disk management using windows 7 after reboot I can't enter bios or my windows . I got stuck in boot having these three commands Error: unknown filesystem Entering ...
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Oracle JDK 8 is NOT installed

Recently I installed jdk1.8.0_51 on my Xubuntu OS, and now I need to install ant for pyhton-for-android package, but after running the following command : sudo apt-get install ant I get the ...
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I can't connect to internet through wifi using Xubuntu

Everytime i try to connect to internet using wifi i type the password, Xubuntu tries to connect for a little while and then asks me the password again. I'm using a D-Link modem/router. Network ...
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Why is Wi-Fi authentification (password requirement) in XUBUNTU 14.04 not showing up?

I have a computer with Xubuntu that works fine with an ethernet for internet use. I had to move the computer so I attached an usb Netgear adapter to it for wi-fi access. Problem is Xubuntu sees the ...
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Radeon HD 6470M (HP pavilion g6 1109er) on Xubuntu 14.04.2

So, there is the HP laptop with Xubuntu 14.04.2 x86. On the free driver (kernel is 3.16) laptop really hot. I tried to install the latest Catalyst specifically built for Ubuntu - ...
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Xubuntu/xfce with GNOME 3 like application launcher and application switcher

Is it possible to either install the application launcher and application switcher (alt + tab in GNOME 3) from GNOME 3 or something similar in xfce? I like to create a portable and light-weight Ubuntu ...
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No Launcher at all, just blank desktop (with bg image) [duplicate]

So, okay, I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 and this just came out yesterday when the launcher disappeared. I cant right click on screen 'cause nothing happens, I can open TTY with ctrl+alt F1, F2 and so ...
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Some webpages doesn't load properly in any linux distro

Recently I can't use Facebook, Youtube and some other webpages in any Linux distro that I install on my Thinkpad T420. I've been using Xubuntu for about one year and it happened about three weeks ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 black screen after screen lock

I am using Xubuntu 15.04 with Xfce 4.12 in a Dell Inspiron 14 laptop, model 3442. Whenever I lock my screen, then put my password and unlock it, the screen brightness gets very low, it's almost as if ...
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Blockify won't run

Blockify mutes Spotify during ad's. I installed it through the fixed version (ctrl-f the link) on to Xubuntu. When I tried to run Blockify from the terminal (having already run Spotify), I got: No ...
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hp laserjet pro mfp m127fw bug?

OS = Xubuntu 14.04 I just installed my new printer hp laserjet pro mfp m127fw via HPLIP and everything went fine till I wanted to print. I received this error : hpcups crashed with sigabrt ...
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Intel graphics problem 14.04.02

I have problem with my new Dell E7450, when I start Xubuntu 14.04.02 LTS it hangs up at login screen. It looks like this: http://i.stack.imgur.com/PZlWs.jpg Elements are partly black and unreadable. ...
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Wifi disabled, have to turn off and turn on

Aye, i recently moved to Xubuntu 15.04 and from time to time when I wake up laptop from suspend wifi cannot connect. It says networking disabled. I tried turnig on option "Enable networking" but that ...
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iperf error Waiting for server threads to complete. Interrupt again to force quit

i am im generating 2 tcp flows using iperf at the same time or a test, first i generate traffic from comp A to comp B using iperf for a long duration 500 sec to cover all my tests, and for each test i ...
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Kdenlive xubuntu 15.04

I updated my xubuntu to 15.04 and installed kdenlive (also 15.04). I think that the newest kdenlive version is using the KDE5 plasma environment. How can a use Kdenlive within xubuntu 15.04. Thx for ...
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tp-link wn422g v2.oo wireless usb stick

I am having trouble using a TP-LINK wn422g v2.00 wireless USB adapter on my computer which is running Xubuntu 15.04. When I plug the adapter in, the computer automatically picks up a signal from my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 amd64 updates broken

I have installed Xubuntu 15.04 - 64 bit on my NUC. So far so good, but when I try to update the sys things go horribly wrong. First: apt-get update This fails for a number of repositories with error ...
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Printer job never competes - prints half page - HP

I am having the following issue: when I start to print, printer never ends printing (e.g. 2-3 pages). Sometimes, it may print 20% of the page, sometimes 60% (about half-page) and gets the paper out. ...
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Whats the difference between installing a desktop from iso and apt-get? [duplicate]

So lets say I want to install Xubuntu. I can either go to their website and download an ISO, flash it to a memory stick and do an install, one of the options of which allows me to keep all my files ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with Unity update to Xfce

I was wondering if it is possible to change my environment from Unity to Xfce on my Ubuntu 15.04 without changing the whole system to Xubuntu. If I'm assuming correctly, Xubuntu is a separate system, ...
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What tools do I need to install with success on to lifetab an Ubuntu image?

It seems that hints in the web about lifetab (medion made by lenovo) are somewhat "antique" and some tools are not available any more or not given in the ppas of Ubuntu (vervid 15.04) ?! where are ...
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Unknown xubuntu screen locker / password

I have a regular ubuntu installation which I then installed xubuntu desktop over. I am occasionally confounded though by an unknown "screen locker" that occasionally appears instead of my normal ...