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

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How do I get qBittorrent to open magnet links instead of chrome in Xubuntu?

I accidentally chose Chrome as the default handler for magnet links and now I cannot find a way to change that. Any idea?s Thanks.
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How to disable systemd-logind from handling lid close actions?Ubuntu 15.04

I want do disable logind from handling lid close actions, because my MacBookAir uses sometimes 45 seconds to suspend after closing lid. I have diabled this in settings editor in Xubuntu before, and ...
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SPSS 22 on Xubuntu 15.04; stats file not runable; errors

I'm trying to get SPSS 22 working under Xubuntu 15.04; it's the only piece of software I'm missing to make my migration to Linux complete. Before you all start suggesting PSPP/R; my boss requires me ...
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Firefox freezes to often, nothing usefull on logs

Since few days, Ubuntu totally freeze when using Firefox, can't access TTY and REISUB don't work. Xubuntu 15.04 x86-64 (up to date/proposed not active) Firefox 38 Intel Celeron J1900 with Intel ...
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Create my own panel plugin - Xubuntu

I've installed Xubuntu 14.04. In my panel I can add a lot of plugins. For example that show CPU load and RAM usage... But what about the temperature of each core? I've found the files that contains ...
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Xubuntu primary monitor on the right problems

I have a setup with a secondary (HDMI-0) monitor on the left and the primary monitor (DVI-D-0) on the right (xubuntu 14.04.2 64bit). I have difficulties setting up DVI-D-0 as the primary monitor, ...
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How do I replace some 32 bit packages with 64 bit ones?

I installed some 32 bit packages on a 64 bit machine and it caused some problems. How do I replace all x86 packages with x64 ones? Can I at least check which packages are x86?
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xrandr not activating second display, just launches GUI

After connecting an HDMI external monitor, I have to use the 'Display Settings' GUI to activate and configure the monitor. This would not be a big deal, except checking 'Use this output' doesn't ...
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Xfce Feature, Scroll to Select a Window, Implement on Other Window Managers

I am using xfwm, Xfce 4.11, in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the option to "Raise windows when any mouse button is pressed." It is under Window Manager Tweaks > Accessibility. I like it because I can ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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How do I fix this main menu that shows generic application names?

I was playing around somewhere tweaking my Xubuntu main menu. All I can see now is the generic names for the installed applications, for example, Google Chrome and Firefox both are displayed as Web ...
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Multiple monitors with Xubuntu - BIOS Setting missing?

I'm running Xubuntu 14.0.4.2 LTS, and I'm trying to set up a multiple monitor extended desktop. My motherboard has integrated graphics (a VGA soldered on to the motherboard), so I bought a Nvidia ...
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Elantech touchpad is acting very strange

It often doesn't detect touches, is overly sensitive, acts as if I'm two-finger tapping or trying to highlight things. Sometimes it even acts completely normal. Either way, it's making my laptop ...
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Installation of Ruby On Rails in Ubuntu

i want to ask a method to installation of ruby on rails in xubuntu Operating System. i wanna develop website.i have install Xubunru in my laptop.but Ruby development Environment is not installed. ...
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how to install Xubuntu Core?

I am a beginner of Linux. I am interested to install Xubuntu Core on my HDD from a USB Stick. I've read the MinimalCD documentation from here Installation/FromUSBStick and the first point from the ...
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Am I using in this moment Xubuntu Core?

Tell me please, am I using Xubuntu Core now? xpd@xpd:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ...
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Xubuntu / Samba PC occasionally unreachable from Windows; works again when 'samba' package is reinstalled

I've configured a Xubuntu PC with Samba to allow file and folder sharing with Windows 7 PCs. The Xubuntu PC is almost always on. While it usually works when sharing files to and from each other, ...
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How to set up a domain network for 3 computers

I am fairly new to linux and so would like to get some information on setting up my home network. It will consist of three computers. The Ubuntu server, a desktop running Ubuntu, and a desktop ...
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Lock Screen from root shell

I try to set up a script to lock my screen when I unplug my Yubikey. At the moment I am stuck with the correct way to send the command to lightdm. That were my tries: smiddy@3000-N200:~$ sudo su - ...
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Is there danger involved in running Firefox as sudo?

Is there danger involved in running Firefox as sudo? I do this because I sometimes use Firefox to browse my local drives, and my primary drive is encrypted. I am using Xubuntu 14.04. Thank you.
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Thunderbird and Firefox font problems

I've been using Ubuntu for years. Now, I'm in version 14.04, alternating with some sessions in ubuntu-desktop and others in xubuntu-desktop. A few days ago, when "playing" with some themes and with ...
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Uninstalling xubuntu-desktop help login

i installed xubuntu-desktop via the code below : Sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop But after installing, a few functions did not work such as the system properties ...
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FTP Root directory on another server

Fellows, I would like to know how set up or change the directory on my FTP server. i've edited the conf file but when i connect with Filezilla says: 500 oops cannot change directory ...
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Sort images which created when Libreoffice saves *.doc as web-page

I have .doc (.docx) file with about 10 images in it. The question: How get them from file with a condition: images must be in order as they were in file (from 1-st page to last)? What I do?: I save ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - Have any program that restore or prevent the enviroment issues after log on?

Sometimes the users' desktops bars (Xubuntu 14.04) doesn't appears after log on the session, showing just the wallpaper. I solved pressing ctrl+alt+F1, and: killall -u <user>(to kill the ...
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xUbuntu: screensaver settings are missed with dual monitor

I've installed xUbuntu 14.04 since 2013. Two weeks ago I've bought a new monitor, so now my pc have 2 monitor. I'm searching for the screensaver settings, but in my Settings Manager there isn't: ...
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Start an app from grub with minimal bootup time

I am trying to build a small retro gaming pc and choose to base it on Xubuntu/ubuntu/Xfce. If it is possible I want to set it up too boot as fast as possible directly into mame (maybe other games ...
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Setting all files and folders that will be created in a certain directory to have read and write access by 'Others'

I've recently switched my uTorrent on Windows 7 torrent download/seeding machine to a Deluge on Xubuntu machine with Samba (to allow sharing with Windows PCs). I am using Nautilus as my file manager ...
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Skype stops opening default browser/file manager after Xubuntu update

After a Xubuntu update Skype stopped opening downloads in Thunar and opening urls in the default browser. I've set chromium to the default for xdg-open, which Skype uses to open other programs, and ...
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Ubuntu and Xubuntu blank grub, boots fine

I had Ubuntu 14.04 (updated to 15.04) installed before and now have Xubuntu 14.04, both have the same issue. The grub menu is blank, as in there is no text, no sign that the grub is there aside from ...
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Xubuntu on Macbook pro 8,1 Upgrade problems

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 and it worked very well. Then I installed all upgrades and no issues. But then I upgraded to 14.10 and the trackpad stopped working. I remember a box coming up saying whether ...
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How can i run two servers in xubuntu 14.04: Mysql server 5.5 & Activemq 5.11

I am developing a web application in netbeans 8.0.2. I have already installed mysql server 5.5 and it was running correctly until i executed the './activemq start' command. The following two error ...
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Which are the default installed programs in Xubuntu which are safety to uninstall? [duplicate]

Thinking that the Xubuntu could be even more slimmer/more lightware/more faster... Tell me please are there any applications(pre-installed software) from the Standard(default) installation of ...
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Xfce 4.12 + KWin5

I installed Xubuntu 15.04 with Xfce 4.12. I would like to use KWin as the window manager. With previous versions of Xfce and KWin replacing xfwm with kwin was pretty straightforward, but now both ...
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Desktop always starts at low res

My Xubuntu 14.04 installed on Thinkpad T430s with Intel HD4000 always starts desktop at low resolution (800x600). The grub screen resolution is correct, the logging screen resolution is also correct ...
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very high and loud fan speed with xubuntu

I've just installed xubuntu 15.04 as an alternative for ubuntu 14 as my laptop didn't seem to fit with unity. So, xubuntu is working great, except for one problem, the fan speed. It's always at high ...
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xfce-panel display list of windows of a single application?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 using xfce 4.12 I use a lot of terminals ( 6-8 ) when working. Is it possible to have a xfce panel that lists all windows of a specific application ( terminal in this case ...
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Postal 2 Free Multiplayer doesn't start under Xubuntu 15.04

i tried to start the free Multiplayer game of Postal 2 under xubuntu 15.04. But it doens't work the following error appears in the terminal: Postal 2 Copyright 2003 Running With Scissors, Inc. ...
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xubuntu fan speed

I've just installed xubuntu 15.04 as an alternative for ubuntu 14 as my laptop didn't seem to fit with unity. So, xubuntu is eorking great, except for one proble, the fan speed. It's always at high ...
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pavucontrol is not launching in xubuntu

I have the xfce indicator plugin in the system tray. When I click on speaker icon > sound settings...: Nothing happens. This used to work. pavucontrol is not launching, any suggestions on how to ...
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Ubuntu / Xubuntu: Own login prompt virtual console

I'm actually using Xubuntu 14.04.2. I want to change the login prompt in the virtual console. Is that possible and when yes, how? Thank you in advance
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Command only has effect when ran from terminal.

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04. I'm trying to run command: xss-lock -- xscreensaver-command -lock & so that my screen will lock after being suspended in Xubuntu using xscreensaver. For some reason, without ...
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How do I permanently remove a (wireless) usb mouse?

I bought a new wireless usb mouse today, because my old one broke down. I want to permanently remove the old one from the list of devices shown in the mouse settings dialog in system settings (I'm ...
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Xubuntu doesn't have or allow for installation of software center

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on an old dell tower I pulled out of my closet to use ruby on rails with. I was attempting to install ruby and rails but none of the installs took. My system is updated and ...
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Xubuntu 15.04, no sound through HDMI

I've just installed Xubuntu 15.04 in my Dell laptop after using Ubuntu for over 2 years. I can't get the sound to work in my Samsung monitor, which is connected to the laptop through its HDMI port. It ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 sa5_crypt screen keyboard doesn't work

I have Xubuntu 14.04 since it's release, but have never updated it until today. After that (and with a message of error in the softwate updater) i rebooted my pc (sorry for my english, i'm from ...
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Missing Wine Program Folder in Xubuntu 14.04-LTS

After installing Wine 1.6.2 from the Ubuntu Software Center the Program folder with the installed Windows programs is not shown in XFCE menu. Only the following enteries are shown: Deinstall Wine ...
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Kernel Panic at boot Xubuntu 14.04.2

I'm receiving a kernel panic when I try to boot Xubuntu 14.04.2 - this is my System: Windows 8 (sda2) Xubuntu 14.04.2 (sda7) Kali Linux (sda9) First, I installed Xubuntu next Windows. That was no ...
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How can I run a C program from Code Blocks?

This is my first time using Ubuntu to run a C-File with a codeBlocks I tried save as a File "file1" without extension file. Permission Denied I tried chmod u+x file1 Wrong something but builded ...
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Conky won't show weather information

I am using the Harmattan theme. this is how it looks: (On Xubuntu 14.04 LTS release with XFCE 4.12) For some reason the weather info won't show up. ashesh-pc1@A1315IN:~$ Conky: desktop window ...