Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based Linux operating system.

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Enable alt-drag

I am very used to alt-drag for moving and resizing windows. However, I can't get it to work in xubuntu 13.10. (I just recently installed it in a virtual box machine). If I change it to a ...
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LightDM configuration files

I have an XUbuntu installation that uses LightDM that for some reason unkown to me went gabooey yesterday - black screen with just the mouse pointer on booting. (TTY's still working.) After much ...
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Displaylink udl in xubuntu 13.10

I'm using Xubuntu Saucy Salamander (13.10). I'm trying to connect displaylink wireless monitor with my linux machine. My configuration is Nvidia GT310M Intel HD Graphics for 1st gen i5 processors ...
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Strange Problems with Various Search Tools (Catfish & gnome-search-tool)

I have been experiencing a very odd set of problems with both the Catfish and gnome-search-tool utilities. The problems occur more consistently in Catfish search, but are still present from time to ...
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Loud Beep Occurs Whenever I plug in a USB Drive (and Other Related Anomalies)

Not much of a forum guy, but after weeks of troubleshooting and searching, I haven't resolved this issue. Basically, I have a 500GB 2.5" SATA drive that I keep in an enclosure, which is attached to my ...
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how can I get into my ubuntu server with my mobile?

I know how to see/login trought a computer, but how do I view them from my mobile. I have a samsung galaxy s3. Android.
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UbuntuOne Auth failed

I have a dual boot notebook (windows 7 and Xubuntu 12.04). The Ubuntu one client is installed on both systems, each one with a different sync folder (c:\user\a\ubuntu one, home/b/ubuntu one) ...
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Is there a NSA backdoor in ubuntu desktop os? [closed]

I heard talk of selinux being in ubuntu and it being a nsa backdoor. Source of my worrying :( So are these guys right? Is there a backdoor in Ubuntu (I use xubuntu if that matters)? Have any of you ...
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Getting error on McAfee installation - dependency problem

Selecting previously unselected package mavl:i386. (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading database ... 20% (Reading database ... ...
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How do I remove Lubuntu and Keep my files?

I run Lubuntu 13.10 on A S10 Lenovo Ideapad netbook. I recently installed Xubuntu using sudo apt-get instal xubuntu-desktop . I want to install Xubuntu ana remove Lubuntu but keep my files . Any ...
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Integrity Check after an update fail in Xubuntu

I have done an update (61mb ~ total) in Xubuntu 12.04 this morning but the progress bar was blocked at the start so i decided to cancel the update's installation. During the second update check the ...
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How can I make Thunar save SMB-bookmarks?

Thunar saves local bookmarks well, but it "forgets" bookmarks directing to SMB shares. If I add them in Thunar, they are saved in ~/.gtk-bookmarks and remain there while I am logged in. Once I log out ...
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xubuntu no workspaces

I removed xubuntu top panel by mistake, and then restored it using this answer, but now I can't see workspaces, tried to add them from settings, didn't work. I'm on xubuntu 13.10 64 bit xfce 4.11
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ATI Driver issues - 13.10

I am installing Xubuntu 13.10 on an old laptop I have. When I boot up to the installer, the display is fine, everything seems to be working perfectly, however, on the Xubuntu boot screen, the colours ...
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Unable to disable Session restore on xubuntu 12.04

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 with the xfce 4.10 ppa, and since updating xfce I can not disable the automatic session restore. I have disabled the relevant options in 'Session and Startup', but it makes ...
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What does this mysql error mean?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I know the password of my mysql database, but still can't login as root. I try to change the password sudo mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables & I get [1] 8863 mypc ~: ...
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Cannot unset http_proxy

I have Xubuntu and I can't unset the http_proxy variable. And I want to unset it because i can't downloading now. I try to do unset http_proxy or export http_proxy=
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Xubuntu Unknown Rate Limiting

I recently replaced an Ubuntu install with Xubuntu, and then added on a few of the things I had previously, like Samba. I noticed when I was installing vnstat that it was saying my max bandwidth on ...
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Getting a Global Menu on Xubuntu 13.10

How do I get a true global menu on Xubuntu or Ubuntu/Gnome 3 Classic 13.10? I don't want the Unity autohiding menu, just a horizontal global menu that lives in a toolbar on top of the screen. I know ...
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Fixing var errors

Sorry for not being able to properly format my question because I'm using SE Android app, my xubuntu isn't working. I dont know what exactly is the error but I'll try to describe what happened and ...
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Xubuntu Brightness not working

I am trying to gain the ability to change the brightness on my Toshiba Satellite laptop running Xubuntu. I have xbacklight, and am running xfce4-power-manager with the --no-daemon flag. It's not ...
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Change background and foreground color of special windows

I'm customizing my Xubuntu theme. With GNOME Color Chooser I can change most of the default option regarding the colours of windows background. But seems that for some special widows like Volume ...
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Steam doesn't start - Segmentation faults

[SOLVED] I managed to fix the issue by uninstalling the proprietary AMD drivers, rebooting, starting Steam letting it update, reinstalling AMD drivers, reboot. It seems to be working and I can now ...
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xubuntu volume multimedia keys not working despite changing the active card

The indicator applet works. alsamixer works. amixer commands work but they won't use notify-osd to display the volume levels. I followed the solution present here: Volume keys are working in unity ...
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cannot install Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2 on xubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I purchased Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2 on Ubuntu Software Center, but USC could not install it. I looked at software-center.ubuntu.com and I see PPA fingerprint and license key: what can I do now to ...
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how to stop xubuntu from opening programs when powered on

Whenever I shut down xubuntu, if I happen to have any programs open, they start back up when I start up xubuntu. How do I stop it from doing this? The reason I want to stop it instead of just closing ...
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Trap the shutdown event of ubuntu system

I have ubuntu system and I want to check the condition before the system goes off means system get shutdown. If condition is satisfied then allow to shutdown the system otherwise halt the shutdown ...
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N2N-Edge VPN and CentOS server

I have one big appeal. I'm newguide in configuring iptables etc... I have at home FreePBX server (on CentOS 6.5) where is installed n2n VPN as service I will name it [S] (adress on home LAN ...
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DVD-rom and DVD-R not recognized by Xubuntu

Relatively new to the Xubuntu game (was recently gifted an archaic dual-core desktop that I'm trying to make my Plex server). I have tried finding the DVD drive on the directory and only found CDROM, ...
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How to switch keyboard layouts in Xubuntu? [duplicate]

In Unity one can easily switch between keyboard layouts using the keyboard tray icon. There is also the Keyboard menu where one can add/remove/set keyboard layouts. I can not find any of this ...
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Remapping Menu key to Delete on Xubuntu

I would like to bind my Menu key (the one that brings up the context menu at your cursor location) to my Delete key for convenience. Preferably, I'd like to do this through xkboptions in ...
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Arduino serial port not found

I'm on Xububtu 13.10 64 bit. I installed Arduino IDE from the software. I have Arduino uno board. when I try to execute any code, I get this error Is there a driver missing?
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Why does Abiword crash or behave oddly on Xubuntu?

After spending hours composing a document on AbiWord it suddenly, for no apparent reason, said it needed to close and I lost all my work. Is this a common AbiWord problem, Linux problem or other? ...
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My graphic drivers are gone

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. This question tells you everything you need to know about my graphic card. Yesterday I had a problem, my graphic card driver failed, now if I login to xubuntu default ...
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External Monitor won't appear is display settings

I installed Xubuntu onto my HP 2133 Notebook, installed all the updates and everything was working fine. I wanted to use an external monitor to extend the desktop between my laptop and monitor. The ...
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My internet connection stopped working!

I have recently switched from Windows to Xubuntu 13.04. After downloading and setting up I had connection to my internet. In a short while the connection disappeared and now I have no connection at ...
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Fresh install of Xubuntu, Freezes after login

80% of the time, when I load my machine up, it freezes after login. Now, we're talking about a fresh install here with barely any additional software. If I keep restarting my machine, via the ...
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Permanently delete the feature “save session” Xubuntu 13.10

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 with xfce4-panel 4.10.1 and my sessions keeps getting saved involuntarily. I'm well aware that this is a bug so I'd like to ask if anyone knows a workaround to permanently ...
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Desktop region is limited on Xubuntu

I'm using three display setup and Xubuntu 13.10. The useful region of desktops are limited. I can't place icons beyond some region in the center of the screen. Please see the screenshot of my ...
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Is 32 or 64 bit better for a computer with 2 GB memory? [duplicate]

This is the computer I have currently with Xubuntu 13.10 installed on it, and it works well: OS version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 ...
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Is 13.10 the latest version of Xubuntu? [duplicate]

And when does the next version of it come out? And will I get a notice of all future versions and the ability to upgrade?
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best ubuntu for my poor PC [duplicate]

recently I got an old laptop with 1 GB ram and 1.7 GHz proccessor. also I have found the terrible windows! I will be glad if I can completely destroy the installation of Windows XP and download the ...
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Ubuntu LTSP 5.5

Right now I am trying to establish a Xubuntu ltsp. There are some things that do not work and some things I do not understand. So I hope you can help me :). Im using Xubuntu 12.04 lts. My first ...
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how do I open an ebook from a URLLink.acsm in Xubuntu 13.10

I got an ebook for free on my Windows computer and the book had DRM so I had to sign up with Adobe for a password and then I opened the book on Adobe Digital Editions 2.0. I have the link and the DRM ...
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What text editor will not overload my Xubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I don't do a lot of it, but I need to edit some html files and need a text editor to do it. I liked the looks of Kate but someone in the forum said Kate would be a big download for me because I'm ...
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Why do fonts look bad in some applications?

My Eclipse IDE looks horrible ever since I installed Xubuntu. This question was never answered, but it's exactly what I have trouble with: Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine My ...
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Why does my Xubuntu OS have so many problems, since I migrated from Win XP?

I am a first time poster on this forum. I recently installed Xubuntu 13.10 on my Dell 8200 desktop. I was previously running Windows XP with no performance problems at all. I decided to wipe XP and ...
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Unmount partition from script, but keep desktop icon?

I dual boot Xubuntu 12.04 with Windows 8. I have a couple of games installed on the Windows side that also work well under Wine. I have a script that checks to see if the Windows partition is mounted ...
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Xubuntu: VMware Tools “Unable to start services”

I am unable to get vmware tools to work in xubuntu guest, on vmware workstation 10 on windows 8.1 host. I keep getting this message below: Disabling timer-based audio scheduling in pulseaudio. ...
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FN Keys take 10 minutes to take effect

I have an Asus 1215N running xubuntu 13.10. At 1st I thought the fn keys didn't worked at all, but I started noticing that they work but only after 10 minutes since I pressed the key. For example I ...