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

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I can't connect to the internet wirelessly through xUbuntu

Complete beginner here. Have installed ubuntu through vmware player on my laptop. Can connect to the internet fine on windows but not through ubuntu. I have been trying to follow this guide. The ...
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Ubuntu Virtual machine slows down the entire home network

I installed Xubuntu 13.10 in VMware Workstation and when it's on, Other people using the same network say it's being slow. I shut it down and then it's fine. How can I fix this?
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Wifi MT7601 not installing

My system is a Dell dimension 3000, running Xubuntu. I am struggling to install a wifi using RALINK MT7601. The driver CD is in Windows. I have been trying to install ndiswrapper according to ...
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Still problem with Wifi in Saucy Xubuntu

My laptop has a broadcom chip and yes, I've followed the related posts on this site like this one but I still have a problem. Not all features of the card work with a given configuration. By ...
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How to completely remove Xubuntu and install Ubuntu (including boot screen etc.)

I had Xubuntu 14.04 beta 1 installed. Now I have installed ubuntu-desktop package but I see that there are still Xubuntu application icons, login screen, theme, boot screen etc. How to completely ...
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USB ports fried? How to diagnose/fix?

i've just run into a probably serious problem. Was working on a hardware project where a short circuited component was involved and it's possible i've fried two usb ports with a 12V on my laptop ...
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Can I reinstall Xubuntu 13.10 over the existing installation using the desktop dvd? [duplicate]

Installation seems to have run into problems at the very end. I can boot to either Windows or Xubuntu but am not sure the linux side is fully functional. Thanks
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Completely black screen after disconnecting external display except when booting in recovery mode

When trying to connect an external screen (video projector) to my laptop (Dell Latitude E6530), I tried to switch to the external display using Settings Manager -> Display. I changed a setting, but I ...
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Recover Untitled Document 1 from gedit

I have an unsaved document opened in gedit on Xubuntu 13.10. A bug caused gedit's main window to disappear and only the title bar is still visible, reading "Untitled Document 1". Is there a way to ...
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Graphical GRUB Menu

As you know, when dual booting on OSX you get a nice looking boot menu, something like: I was curious as to whether there is a way to replace the textual interface of GRUB with something a little ...
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Ubuntu Chromium sometimes doesn't load pages

This is my Chromium version string: 32.0.1700.107 (Developer Build 32.0.1700.107-0ubuntu0.13.10.1~20140204.972.1) Ubuntu 13.10 I am having issues with pages loading. Immediately after opening the ...
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Xubuntu menu bar disappeared after unplugging external monitor

I've searched for something similar to this problem and I didn't find it. I apologise if it's a duplicate. I'm trying Xubuntu installed ontop of my Ubuntu 13.10. I've been trying to connect an ...
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Ubuntu will load, but not Xubuntu

I am attempting to replace the Ubuntu 12.04 I have on my laptop with Xubuntu 12.04. I formatted my linux partition and started with a fresh install of Xubuntu but both booting live from the CD or from ...
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Probleme with battery icon in Xubuntu 13.10

After upgrading Xubuntu to 13.10 I have this issue with battery icon
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How can I fix xfdesktop4 unmet dependencies error? [duplicate]

Why can't I install the Meta-package for the Xfce Lightweight Desktop Environment? I get this error message: Using Ubuntu Software Center, try to install xfdestop4 and get this error: The following ...
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Installing ubuntu on Android netbooks

I'm thinking to buy one of these cheap chinese netbooks, they run android, ideal for university, so I won't have to carry my laptop. I want to remove android, and install Ubuntu derivatives, Xubuntu, ...
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Resizing Xubuntu patrition

Ok, here is the problem. I have a Xubuntu in Virtual box. I have resized the machine HD and added the missing space using GParted to the patrition as seen in this picture: After resize the new size ...
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Is there an exposé like window overview feature in xubuntu?

Using Ubuntu with unity and compiz it was possible for me to create a hot corner which triggered all (in-)active windows to be shown in an overview. Is it possible to create something similar in ...
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Hide “Places” or “Username” in File Chooser Dialog

Background Making a video-capture of a website demo; part of the demo requires uploading files. Problem The username is displayed in the video, which is a security concern. Question How do you ...
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How good is linux encrypted file system?

I am using xubuntu 12 . I just used palimpsest to encrypt my external harddisk and it seems cool. But I am wondering how easy it is for someone to crack my harddisk using any tools available. And one ...
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Xubuntu freezes on loading screen during install on Gigabyte P34G Win 8 laptop [closed]

I have a few Linux issues: I've been trying to get Xubuntu x-64 13.10 to install on my machine, but it doesn't work. If I set it to legacy boot, the Xubuntu screen loading indicator just spins and ...
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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, ...