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

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Transitioning from Ubuntu to Xubuntu

I wish to transition from the current LTS release of Ubuntu to Xubuntu. However, I had a major issue when I first installed Ubuntu, where the wifi would disconnect after about five or ten minutes of ...
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Xubuntu error dialogue. It's driving me nuts. No info or anything in the dialogue box. Any ideas?

So I just installed a fresh copy of xubuntu and when I boot-up/log-in to my machine I get this generic error popup twice: . I checked the syslog file and couldn't locate anything. Is there another ...
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xubuntu 14.04 VPN connection has no network access

I am using the 'Network Connections' app under 'All Settings' to configure and connect to a VPN server for the purposes of accessing network resources and using Remote Desktop with Reminna. The VPN ...
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Having a weird network issue

I am using xubuntu 14.04.02 on a new build. Networking works great except when accessing any ubuntu site. For example, I can stream several videos and pandora at the same time with no problem. When I ...
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Can't get rid of file in /var/lib/update-notifier/user.d/ in 64-bit xubuntu 14.04

There's this infuriating update notifier that pops up in every single goddamned time I log into my account telling me the following: The following packages requested additional data downloads ...
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Question about “sudo dpkg-reconfigure”

Last night I managed to solve my problem regarding Failure to download extra data files (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) by following the instructions on this link. Fortunately Solution 2 fixed my problem. ...
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Ubuntu is using a proxy although it's disabled in the settings

I have a problem with the proxy settings in Xubuntu 14.04 32-bit. Sometimes I need a proxy so I apply it to "/etc/profile", "/etc/environment" and "/etc/apt/apt.conf". If I don't need the proxy I ...
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Parallels Tools breaks SFML

So I created a clean VM of Xubuntu 14.04.2 in Parallels 10.2.1 and I got SFML working properly with sudo apt-get install libsfml-dev. Then I rebooted and made sure it still worked, and after that the ...
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Xubuntu X11VNC and Vino VNC - Broken Text and Menus

Can someone please help me figure out why does the text and menus look broken when I connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 installation via X11VNC or Vino Image link: http://i.stack.imgur.com/eTUPF.png ...
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Certain .mkv files won't generate thumbnails.

In Xubuntu, randomly, thumbnails for certain mkv files refuse to generate. Trying to delete one showed it was unable as it was being used by the thumbnailing service. Also, no thumbnails are generated ...
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After installing QtCreator, lightdm not turn on xubuntu 14.02

I just simply wrote sudo apt-get install qtcreator in terminal and saw how he removing xserver and some graphical packages in installation process. At the end, he install them again, but after reboot, ...
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Xfce4 Left Handed Touchpad Tap-Button Bug

I'm using Xubuntu 15.04 (xfce4 environment) and want to configure the laptops touchpad for lefthanded. I'm changing the configuration by using the section mouse/toucpad in the controlpanel provided ...
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Synaptics Disable while Typing not working

I am using Xubunt 14.04.2 with all updates installed. Disabling touchpad while typing is not working if its set to lower than 1 second (0.5 sec for example) Is this a known bug? Also synclient says ...
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How do I get Artec e+ 48u to work on Xubuntu 14.10 (amd64)

Symptoms: When I open Xsane, I get an error that it cannot find my scanner. simple-scan will open, but when I click the scan button I get a failed to scan error. The properties child window is what ...
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Remote access to 14.04.2 desktop through Google's Chrome extension vs. installing X11 server?

I have an Android tablet and smartphone and there are pages of apps in Google PLAY related to remote desktop. I have Chrome installed on both my Android 4.4.2 tablet and xubuntu 14.04.2, with the ...
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Problem launching parole after upgrading to vivd (clutter-critical error)

After upgrading to the most recent version of xubuntu, I can no longer launch parole. Launching it from the gui results in nothing visible. Launching it from the command line yields the following: ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 disables video output when disconneting / reconnecting a HDMI monitor

On Xubuntu 13.10 when I disconnect a screen connected on the HDMI output of my computer and then reconnect it, the signal directly comes back to the screen and I can continue to work. On Xubuntu ...
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Column select in Mousepad?

Mousepad is the default text editor of Xubuntu. Is there a column select mode in Mousepad? How can I enable it?
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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Problem with XFCE lockscreen

I tried a bunch of different desktop environments before settling on Cinnamon. Occasionally, I'll unlock my computer and the XFCE lockscreen shows up. Sometimes it's even on top of my regular ...
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OSRS in fullscreen

I looked for however long on how to turn Oldschool RuneScape fullscreen using a magnifier tool. I tried Compiz, Alt-Scroll, none of them worked the way I wanted it to be. I want to enlarge a ...
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Apparmor is not functioning

When I check the status of Apparmor, I get this: xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo apparmor_status apparmor module is loaded. 0 profiles are loaded. 0 profiles are in enforce mode. 0 profiles are in complain ...
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XFCE: Hiding an application from the taskbar

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.2 and running the standard window manager with the default window buttons applet through xfce4-panel. I need to hide an application from the taskbar so that it only appears ...
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Xubuntu after suspend turns back on [duplicate]

I am currently using Xubuntu, apparently every time I try to suspend the computer, it turns right back on... Any ideas?
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4.0.6 kernel in which ubuntu version?

I think kernel 4.0.6 came with l2tp vpn support which is a must for me. (its so in another distro) Is there any xubuntu version that officially supports it or comes with this kernel? I know that there ...
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Freeze Issue on both xubuntu 14 and ubuntu 14

So, I decided to install xubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386. On the “installation type” screen I highlighted the partition on where to place xubuntu. I then clicked on the “Change” button and 1) made mount ...
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glitchy audio playback every 10-20 seconds

hey I'm getting a glitch in the audio playback every 10 or 20 seconds with vlc and gmusicbrowser (parole is smooth as - but lists songs alphabetically which is painful), anyway this problem is only ...
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Editing ~/.vnc/xstartup to launch Xfce on VNC server

I have been following this linode tutorial Except that I want to use Xfce instead of Unity. On the last line of the ~/.vnc/xstartup file is says to add: gnome-session & What should I put for ...
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Caps Lock to RIGHT Control (It is important to be the right)

I have found a lot of ways to map Caps Lock to Left Control. For example: editing /etc/default/keyboard and adding "ctrl:nocaps" to the XKBOPTIONS But I can't find anywhere how to map to Right ...
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xfce low graphics mode

I've installed xfce. Replacing unity and I've ran into what seems to be a common problem. I keep getting a low graphics setting. I am using an hp g62 with I believe a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 ...
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ELANTech Touchpad no cursor movement/right-click after upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 (Xubuntu)

I upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 on my ASUS UX305F and the cursor on my touchpad no longer moves and only the left-click functionality works. It's still recognized: $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual ...
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Xubuntu freezing on a computer running Radeon 9100 IGP

So this is whats happening, I decided to revive an old ASUS Pundit (believe thats what they where called) with Xubuntu. It has a 3.00 GHz Pentium 4 with 1Gb RAM and with a Radeon 9100 IGP. My issue ...
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Problem with Apparmor

I checked the status of Apparmor, and got this: xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo apparmor_status apparmor module is loaded. 0 profiles are loaded. 0 profiles are in enforce mode. 0 profiles are in complain ...
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xubuntu suddenly asked me for my password to mount an USB flash disk. Is this normal?

It never asked for it before or after and this one time was after the flash disk was inserted in an untrusted computer. I don't remember the message exactly. Is it possible malware got on the flash ...
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blackscreen when i boot into ubuntu installer

I am trying to install ubuntu on my acer laptop and when I boot a usb made from start-up disk creator it shows the loading screen for a bit and then it turns to a black screen with the backlight on. ...
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Cannot find systemd unit files in Xubuntu 15.04

Does Xubuntu 15.04 really run on systemd? I noticed that there is no single unit file available in newly released Xubuntu 15.04, although they are available in both Kubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 15.04. ...
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Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to minimize a window?

I'm looking at the window manager keyboard settings but I don't see it. There are shortcuts for maximize, hide, move, and so forth, so I'd think I was on the right page.
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Root full on UBUNTU 14.04

After installing some operating system updates my root partition is full. I'm a new user of UBUNTU so I'm sure this is an easy fix.
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Remove or hide desktop folder in ~ (Xubuntu)

I've never used "Desktop" folder in my home directory for anything and I would like to remove but it always recreates itself when I delete it or hide it. It's pretty sticky. I've also tried include ...
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Need to change Xubuntu(xfce) default suspend settings

If sudo pm-suspend works, but using the "suspend" option from the log-out menu doesn't, how can I get the log-out menu to point to just pm-suspend instead of whatever script it's currently using? ...
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Suspend hook not working in Xubuntu 15.04

I've been using this suspend hook with Ubuntu & Kubuntu since the days of 12.10, however when I did a clean install of Xubuntu 15.04 yesterday, I noticed it suddenly not working. I've created a ...
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Can't login into XUbuntu main account

I'm trying to login into my main account. The only account that has root rights. When I try to login it does a short command line display and restarts the login screen. Probably a issue, is there a ...
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cat showing file content but mousepad and abiword won't

As the question says, I need to edit my /proc/acpi/wakeup file, but when I open it with any text editor, it shows blank file. cat command, on the other hand, displays correct file contents in ...
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Xubuntu Menu Disappears

Every other time I start my computer up, the xfce menu disappears. It looks like this: (top left hand corner) I have done sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm but it just goes to a black screen (forever). ...
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micro SD card: unable to write large files

OS: Xubuntu 14.04 Machine: Acer Aspire V3-571 SD Card: Kingston Micro SDHC 8G (using plastic adapter into laptop's built in SD Card reader) I've been trying to copy NOOBS (Raspberry Pi's ...
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Ethernet Connection Not Work (Xubuntu 15.04)

I've been looking around and trying the answers in other places, but none of them have worked so far. I have an ethernet connection on an old laptop. I'm using Xubuntu 15.04. This ethernet connection ...
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busy box v.21.1 ubuntu zorinos etc

If someone knows, please tell me why this happens? And how can I fix it? I'm afraid of losing my files all the time. BusyBox v.1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1)built-in shell (ash) Enter ...
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Xubuntu lost account 15.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 with XFCE installed to Xubuntu 15.04. While I was installing, I forgot to finish making the account. Now, when I try to log in, I can only do a guess session. There is a ...
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Xubuntu never boots up for first time

I've installed Xubuntu on SSD drive, I can see it in GRUB but it never boots up for a first time. When I select "Ubuntu" in bootloader, loading splash-screen appears for a brief moment and then it ...
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How to correctly associate application with file type in Thunderbird “Open with” dialog box?

I am running Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Xubuntu 14.04. Most times (but not every time) I try to open a PowerPoint (.pptx) attachment, I get a dialog box asking "What should Thunderbird do with this file?" ...