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

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Why is my PC freezing while I'm copying a file from an external hdd?

Are more than 200GB of data to transfer, when in 150GB if I open a second window to access the same partition of external hdd, will do system freezes. So only mouse moves. I found this tip: The ...
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No dual boot option for windows after installing new version of ubuntu

Installed ubuntu along with windows 7. But since then it is automatically starting ubuntu 14.04 and not showing any option to boot windows. While installation I let it use default options to erase ...
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xubuntu persistent live usb

I have been attempting to create a Xubuntu live USB using using these instructions for quite a few hours:How to make a persistent live Ubuntu USB with more than 4GB. I followed the instructions to the ...
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Freeze on shutdown/restart and randomly - Xubuntu 15.10 - Acer Aspire ES1-512

I recently bought an Acer Aspire ES1-512. I wiped the disk and installed Xubuntu 15.10 64bit (dual boot with Windows 7 - BIOS, not UEFI). When I started using Xubuntu, I realized that at random ...
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Pulse Audio crackling sound

A week ago I started getting a crackling noise whenever I played videos using VLC. Initially I thought the problem was with VLC so I installed MPV but the issue persisted because it was pulseaudio ...
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Touchpad not working in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

My laptop touchpad is not working even when I just try Xubuntu in my laptop before installation. Everything works fine except for the touchpad. In the System setting under Mouse and Touchpad, the ...
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Xubuntu lock screen appearing twice

When I leave my machine for an extended period of time, I return to find the screen locked (by light-locker). I can then enter my password, and it is accepted, but then the lock screen is displayed a ...
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Fn+F10, Side arrow keys (right and left) and Ctrl don't work

Hi my name is not important but I have a K450J Asus Laptop and I would like to troubleshoot closer. I recently installed XUbuntu (I had the same problems with Ubuntu), formatted my disk and still have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login Loop when .profile includes .bashrc

I have seen multiple versions of questions asking how to solve the 'Login Loop' problem. I too had this problem and was able to solve it by moving my ~/.profile file to an unreconized file name and ...
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Problem with RT3290 Bluetooth on Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu and have problem with my bluetooth device. It looks like it is not installed at all. Here is my lspci: $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor ...
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Not able to disable DNS Linode ubuntu

I have disabled DNS from linode DNS Manager But still it is accessible via url why? How to disable it?
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Making site live on linode ubuntu server

I am creating virtual host -- For that I have followed below Url details set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu I have created virtual host of name raveesmake.com also restarted apache server. When ...
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Eternal question: How install Wine in Xubuntu 14.04.03 x64?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) Recommends: winbind but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
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How to disable Caps Lock through Shift key?

My question is similar to How to toggle off Caps Lock by Shift key?, but I am running version 14.04 and Xubuntu (XFCE). Also the only answer there doesn't actually answer the question and I haven't ...
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Xubuntu desktop icons missing, cannot right click and the menu disappeared too

Today I installed a Xubuntu machine on my VirtualBox for some PHP development, set up everything and everything was working fine. I shut down the machine, had lunch and switched it back on, with ...
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Problem with clicking spinners in Xubuntu 15.10

I have just installed Xubuntu 15.10 and noticed a weird behavior when clicking numeric spinners. Instead of increasing or decreasing gradually, it jumps upward or downward without any control. See ...
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Touchpad not working after startup - xubuntu

I am using Xubuntu on Lenovo 3000 G430 Laptop. For touchpad to work everytime after startup: I have to press Fn+F8 (This will lock touchpad) Now, light on my touchpad glows, And then I have to ...
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Remove highlighting of app under cursor in app switcher in Xubuntu

The app switcher (Alt-Tab stop) in Xubuntu 15.10 automatically highlights the window under the cursor (in my case with a blue background). The highlighting is quite a bit stronger than the black box ...
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Recovering 3 months worth of code [duplicate]

I tried today to install xubuntu on my PC but I had some problems in partitioning, while I was trying to fix it, I accidentally deleted everything from the partitions . So is it possible to recover ...
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Why is my screen choppy when I play HD videos?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS X55V(i3 CPU and Nvidia 610m GPU). I installed the recommended proprietary driven in the GUI (352.63). I installed Nvidia Settings, too, and it lets me choose if I ...
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Cannot mount cdrom drive

I cannot mount cdrom drive on xubuntu 14.04. Here is my /etc/fstab : Any suggestions ? (if you could also provide me a brief explanation, so that i can deal with it alone the next time.) # ...
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How to get the lock time of a thread/process from proc filesytem or any other linux command?

I need to get time for a thread/process that it has spent in lock-contention state. I have seen this document but still could not find the info which indicate the lock time for process. ...
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hp-plugin frozen

I've downloaded hplip from their website. Instalation frozen when is run from non-root user, so I've run it as root. But hp-plugin doesn't work as root ;( If I use non-root user, it doesn't response ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Appearance in All Settings Crashes and can not change themes

I'm having trouble changing the themes in Xubuntu 14.04. When I click "Appearance" in "All Settings" It freezes and I can't scroll or choose/change the theme and it takes me back to "All Settings". ...
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Xubuntu idles for a minute on boot

My Xubuntu 15.10 boots up very slowly on my SSD laptop. It has been running fine for a year, but it started to hang for about 60-80 seconds doing nothing during boot. I'm running kernel ...
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xUbuntu visudo malfunction ldap tutorial

I'm trying to make some simple modifications to my sudo file. I execute the following command in my terminal: sudo visudo What happens next is my terminal taking a very prolonged break where there ...
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I installed Ubuntu along with my windows10 and WANT TO REMOVE UBUNTU [duplicate]

How do I uninstall Ubuntu as well as its Boot manager, in my Lenovo computer. I don’t have Windows Recovery Disc since Lenovo have their own "One Key recovery"? Just now,I created a backup "ISO"file ...
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(X)Ubuntu doesn't boot, repeatedly prints “^[[18~” and more

I have a weird problem where a laptop's (X)Ubuntu install refuses to boot. It has worked for over a year without any issues, doesn't have any fancy GPU or other driver requirements at all and has ...
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lightdm: part of screen is missing

I have a problem with my pc that whenever lightdm comes up, one side of the screen is missing. I though it was the resolution of the image and it does not scale properly to the screen so I spent ...
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How to safely delete huge temp files in /root/Desktop in Ububtu 14.04

I was installing some packages in Synaptic and noticed a folder named /root/Desktop which had 3.7 GB in temp files, being short on space I thought of deleting the files, but feared damaging my system! ...
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“Command not found” when running guest additions. xubuntu 14.04

Guest additions iso is mounted. The next logical step is to run: sudo ./VBoxAdditions.run Then it shows: sudo: ./VBoxAdditions.run: command not found This is getting irritating as I've read ...
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Cannot mount Mobius camera via USB

I cannot seem to mount my Mobius action camera into my Xubuntu 14.04 environment. It does mount on a other computer also runbning Xubuntu 14.04 and also is working flawlessly when plugged into a ...
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Gambas autostart issue in Xubuntu

Hi I have a problem to add my own Gambas 3 application to startup. Tried everything added to Sessiong and Startup in Settings. Added to .profile, .bash_profile and nothing. I tried different apps ...
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Xubuntu sounds not working

when I try to play a sound the sound doesnt play. I have tried everything I could find: reinstalling alsa, pulseaudio, rebooting, etc. After some looking around, I found this $ sudo aplay -l aplay: ...
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Does xubuntu 15.10 comes with trim enabled by default?

How do I check if trim is enabled on Xubuntu 15.10? I have a Samsung SSD 840 EVO and is EXT0BB6Q, the latest driver for my SSD?
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Laptop keeps rebooting after fresly installed xubuntu

I had W7 and W10 after on my laptop. a 450gb partition for data and the first 50gb partitioned automatically for windows. I rebooted with usb stick, erased the 50gb and re-created the partitions for ...
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How can I sync Xubuntu's calendar Orage with Google Calendar?

Does anyone know how to sync Xubuntu 15.10 calendar (Orage) with Google Calendar? I found some old links but it doesn't seem to work anymore.
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Internet(Wifi) Connectivity Issue in UBUNTU

I am new to Linux and using UBUNTU 15.10 , the thing is there are lot of problems i am facing but the better thing is because of that i am learning a lot of new things, One major issue is with the ...
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NTFS partition mounting error

Earlier I installed Ubuntu in Legacy mode, back then opening any of my Windows drives were not a problem but now when i try to open any Drive with NTFS format, it shows an error. I am new to Linux ...
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Can I configure Xubuntu to pretend it's Ubuntu?

I am a huge fan of Unity (I love the vertical launcher panel and the Mac-like global menu) but a huge hater of Compiz (it never works fine for me, on whatever a computer I try it it always ...
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How to enable global menu support in LibreOffice in XUbuntu?

I have just noticed that global menu (top menu, dbus menu, whatever you call it, I mean this) functionality does not work in LibreOffice (5.0.2.2) in Xubuntu (15.10) - the menu is shown in the ...
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Two Linux OSes on same machine - can edit files on the other OS safely?

I originally had an Xubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) on my machine. I have now also installed a Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) on the same machine and plan to migrate eventually there. In both OSes I have access to ...
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i want to convert Ubuntu to Xubuntu but I get this problem

Using this command apt-get install xubuntu-desktop i get this: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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How can I debug this boot problem?

After a fresh install of Xubuntu, every time i turn on my pc, when I see the login screen, my keyboard and mouse are not responding, and after about 10 seconds, the screen freezes. I tried with a ...
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Aborted Ubuntu installation

I have aborted an Ubuntu installation. Now the label and icon of one of my disk drive is changed to Install Ubuntu (C:) I tried to rename it manually but i failed. Can it be fixed ?
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What is the name of the default eBook file icon in Xubuntu 15.10?

The default eBook file (.epub) icon in Xubuntu 15.10 looks like this: I have cropped this icon from a screenshot to be able to paste it here. What is the name of this icon file and how could I ...
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“Sound Settings” menu in Xfce4-Panel does not open

The "Sound Settings" button on the "Sound Menu" indicator of the "Indicator Plugin" on the Xfce4-Panel will not open. This button should open pavucontrol, which I can launch from the terminal or ...
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Why does Xubuntu asks for my password twice when it wakes up from the blank screen?

Every time Xubuntu wakes up from the blank screen it asks for my password and then, after I enter it, it asks for it again. This doesn't happen if I lock the screen manually. How can this be fixed?
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Where do I set-up a screen saver in Xubuntu 15.10?

That's strange but I can't find where can I choose a screen saver and configure when will it start. There is no button named anything like "screen saver" in the Settings Manager.
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Save/open-Dialog, file order, directories first

The file-open/save dialog can be sorted alphabetically by clicking on the column header or by manipulating ~/.config/gtk-2.0/gtkfilechooser.ini as described in the answers here and here. However, ...