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

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Why does Xubuntu not shutdown, it just goes to the log in screen

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 and when I try to shut down or restart via the GUI, it just goes to the login screen. I know a lot of people seem to have a similar problem, but usually they can shut down ...
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Meaning of files under /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/?

I installed Xubuntu from an .iso image. Then I installed ubuntu-desktop package from the repositories and removed xubuntu. However, the only file under /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d is 10-xubuntu.conf. ...
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GUI to mount disk images (iso, etc) in Xubuntu?

Given that something like Furius ISO Mount installs Nautilus and other stuff in Xfce, what would be more recommendable in Xubuntu? It seems that a such application must have some level of integration ...
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org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power Settings Ignored in Xubuntu 14.04.1

In dconf-editor I navigated to org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power and set percentage-action to 40, percentage-critical to 45, percentage-low to 50, critical-battery-action to hibernate, and ...
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Computer hacked? VNC server request

I am a new user since April. I run 12.04 LTS and install all security updates. That is, until API to write one's own vnc server showed up as a secjurity upgrade. It sounds suspicious. I deselected it. ...
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How do I change the default video to 1024 by 768 on Xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get an old Fujitsu laptop to work on Xubuntu 14.04. In safe mode the default resolution is 1024 by 768 in the the normal mode it is 640 by 480 with no other options. The video is SIS ...
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How to quickly enable/disable touchpad in Xubuntu 14.04 without installing other applications?

In Xubuntu 14.04. accessing the settings to disable and enable the touchpad are a bit hidden - in Settings-Mouse and Touchpad, and once there, there are a few other clicks needed. I have tried by ...
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modem stopped from being detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and installed xubuntu-desktop environment. I removed unity by sudo apt-get purge unity ubuntu-desktop. All workings fine on Xubuntu. Today when I visited this where there ...
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Launcher for a specific Chromium profile in Xubuntu?

What is the command to add into a Xfce launcher that would start a specific Chromium profile?
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xubuntu 14.04 no virtual terminals

I have an Acer AO722 with the following graphics hardware: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6290] vendor: Advanced ...
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How to go back to default ubuntu greeter?

I setup my PC from a Xubuntu iso file. After a while, I decided to install the ubuntu-desktop package to switch to Ubuntu. When I turn on my PC, the greeter I get is the same that came with Xubuntu. ...
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add authentication prompt to thunar file manager

I would like to know if there's a way to be asked for authentication every time I open thunar file manager. sort of like when you open synaptic package manager. I've tried cryptkeeper and other things ...
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Xubuntu - Maximize window instead of top half on snap up

I want to maximize window instead of making it fill the top half of the screen on snap up. I can't find how to change it in settings.
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Thunar custom action to open terminal as root

How to edit the custom action that would open a root Terminal in a given folder? Here it says to use gksu terminal here to add gksu “xfce4-terminal –default-working-directory=%f” But they don't ...
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What is the best way of monitoring GPU temperature in Xubuntu 14.04 when using the OpenSource driver?

I had a severe problem with GPU temperature in 12.04 and even later, and even if that seems gone in 14.04, I want to keep an eye on my GPU. Is there a program that would display that, in the ...
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Gparted not working correctly

So, I'm using gparted as an application installed with sudo apt-get install gparted on Xubuntu 14.0 with MATE. I'm trying to resize my Mac's hard drive partition down for free space. What happens ...
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Can't see text in text boxes using Gnomish Dark theme.

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I just started using it about a week ago. I am also somewhat new to Linux. I installed a theme called Gnomish Dark, which I really like, but I have found that on certain ...
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The system is not shut down in Xubuntu

I try to shut Xubuntu down properly from the shut down button. However, it just goes to the black screen with the word "Xubuntu" with the "wait for state stop/waiting", and stays there all night. The ...
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No bluetooth on xubuntu 14.04

The Bluetooth Manager(gui tool) allows to search but all for nothing. dmesg | grep Blue returns [ 11.187895] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 11.187914] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection ...
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Dual Partition, Eclipse program

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Xubuntu 14.04 installed on my system as dual boot. I have setup Eclipse in my Xubuntu for android developement. Is there a way I can use that in my Ubuntu partition? If not, ...
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Xubuntu 14 Desktop on Xubuntu 12

I have both xubuntu 14 and xubuntu 12 installed on my machine. I need to use them both regularly. Is there any way I can make my xubuntu 12 look more like xubuntu 14. I have installed the whisker ...
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Slow copy/move transfer rate on the same HD

I have a notebook with Xubuntu 14.04 and everytime I try to copy/move files (of any size) between to partitions of the same HD (both ext4) I get a transfer rate of ~ 3MB/s. What can I do? I ...
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Audio Fails in xubuntu 14.04

Hi I have problems with my audio on xubuntu 14.04 when I hear music if the audio bar topping the audio output power drops to 50 % something that forces me to use windows when I party at my house. ...
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Screen issue after update

New to Linux. I'm running XUbuntu 14.04 on a VM. There is no issue before update but after updating via software updater and rebooting, this happens: The right area of the screen is not clickable ...
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How do I uninstall Xubuntu? [duplicate]

My Nan was originally on Windows XP so I changed it to Ubuntu. She had problems using it so I changed it to Xubuntu (as I could make it look similar to Windows and she woul d find it easier to use. ...
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problem getting microphone to work in xubuntu running inside virtualbox

I recently installed xubuntu 14.04.1 on my Windows 8 host with Virtualbox 4.3, and it's really great. I use it for my freelance job so I can separate my work activites from my personal activites. Only ...
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No alongside option [duplicate]

I want to install Xubuntu on a Sony Vaio Fit 14. I followed the this guide, but when I want to install it from live USB there is no alongside option. I guess it´s because I have more than 4 primary ...
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c++ compiler errors using make across multiple projects

I'm trying to install an LC3 assembler for school. I run the config script and type make and a several weird compiler errors pop up. I tried this building simpl and just now lc3db Here's output (the ...
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Downgrading hostapd didn't help!

I was searching through the forums to find a solution for the ap-hotspot error - the one that hangs at Starting wireless hotspot... By now I've tried several solutions including downgrading hostapd ...
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Sound lag on Xubuntu

I am having some problems with the audio on my computer, it sounds laggie playing anything (YouTube, VLC, gmusicbrowser), Music or Video. Drivers: PCI Devices Host bridge Intel Corporation System ...
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all linux installation stops at error “”intramfs unable to…" version 14 [duplicate]

installation stops at ""initramfs unable find a medium containing live file system "" i have tried lubuntu , xubuntu ,ubuntu all are giving me errors ..iam using bootable usb and using ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 rebooting on

I am facing a strange problem of rebooting. Here is the detail of my configuration : MotherBoard : Digilite DL-AD2550BG-ITX, Processor : Quad thread, RAM : 2 X 2 GB SODIMM RAM, OS ...
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Is there a way to suppress reboot prompts after system updates?

I have an xubuntu server with a GUI that I need to keep running at all times. After xubuntu prompts me install system updates, it sometimes prompts me to reboot the computer. I am using Ksplice ...
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xubuntu 14.04 change “minimize all windows” (show desktop)

None of the suggested answers: How to change de "Minimize all windows" shortcut in Xubuntu? Simple launcher to minimize all windows?\ Is there a keybind to minimize all windows, ...
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Change keyring password on Xubuntu?

How do I change the keyring password in Xubuntu? I have seen instructions for Ubuntu (see http://www.ossdoc.com/2013/01/how-to-change-ubuntu-keyring-password.html), but I don't know how to find ...
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Screen turning off, how to stop it?

I'm trying to prevent by Xubuntu 14.04 media centre from turning off the screen automatically. I've disabled the screen saver etc within the Xubuntu settings panel but the screen still turns off ...
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Uninstalling Xubuntu and returning to Ubuntu

Using 14.04 I'm having a problem removing Xubuntu, so I can return to regular Ubuntu. I tried removing: sudo apt-get remove abiword abiword-common abiword-plugin-grammar abiword-plugin-mathview ...
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How do I remove an xfce4-panel bar without using the properties window?

I kinda messed something up, long story short: one of the bars of the xfce4-panel covers up the settings window, so I can't remove the bar using the properties window. I can fully use the xfce4-panel, ...
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Why isn't my Ubuntu turning off when I want it to?

I have tried everything from terminal commands and grub updates and no matter what I try it will NEVER shut off. It always restarts after 2-3 seconds. I am on latest Ubuntu and installed 2 hours ago ...
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Live USB "Check disk for defects” finds defects but doesn't list them

I downloaded the iso file for XUbuntu. I created a live usb using Pen Drive Linux. I turned on my computer, booted to the XUbuntu installation screen, and selected "check disk for defects". A minute ...
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Switch to xubuntu-desktop from unity show to input icon on the toolbar

To connect to ubuntu 14.04 from windows 7 using xmanager, I installed xubuntu-desktop using sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop, but when login into xubuntu-desktop, two input method icon were shown ...
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Wanting to update my OLD video card for working with blender and games

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 on my desktop pc. It is quite good for all my needs except gaming and blender3d due to an outdated graphics card. The issue is not the quality of the card, but its openGL ...
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XUbunto / Jam Classic Bluetooth speaker sync

First post here. I'm new to XUbuntu so apologies if this is something really obvious, but how can I sync XUbunto to my Jam Classic bluetooth speaker. When I try, I get the error message "Device added ...
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Fresh install Xubuntu 14.04 boots with no windows manager

I recently installed xubuntu 14.04 alongside my active Windows OS on a 1 TB drive, partitioning ~300 GB for Xubuntu. The install went smoothly, except when I boot Xubuntu, I am left with just a ...
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Install Ubuntu/Xubuntu from USB drive: click on “Install Ubuntu” doesn't do anything during more than 30 minutes

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.01 (also I tried to install Xubuntu 14.04.01) on my PC from USB drive. I clicked on "Install Ubuntu" (or "Install Xbuntu") menu and I do not see any reaction. I ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 for my laptop [duplicate]

Just a problem from my old lap - Dell Latitude D430 : 1.3 Ghz Core 2 Duo, 2GB Ram. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 just last week , but it was very slow when i run any applications. And I found that ...
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Remove messaging icon from indicator plugin xfce panel Xubuntu 14.04

Some people don't like an email indicator on the systray (like me) and some applications don't give you this option.
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How to overclock a CPU in xubuntu

I have been wanting to overclock my CPU by about .5 ghz. The only problem is is that I don't know how to do it. A lot of people say it won't increase your framerate but I'm doing this so I can at ...
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How to auto-login in Xubuntu?

In spite of setting auto-login in the Xubuntu settings (XFCE/System/Users and Groups) I have to login each time when I start up the computer. How can this be changed?
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How can I disable the automatic edge flip when dragging a window to the left/right edge?

In Xubuntu, when using only one desktop, dragging windows to the left/right edge scales the windows to the left/right half of the desktop. However, when using multiple desktops this does not work ...