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

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Prevent parole from opening when I insert an audio CD

I never actually listen to audio CDs - I always rip them to my library, then listen with my mp3 player. As such, it's really annoying that Parole opens each time I insert an audio CD. However, in ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: task bar icon for google chrome is gone? [closed]

I think since the lastest google chrome update (today), the icon used in the task bar looks like this: but at least in the launcher, it still looks "ok": When I check the launcher properties ...
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Need help removing a program

I'd installed vim using apt-get, but in my infinite wisdom, I decided to uninstall it and try installing from source. I don't know why, but the end result was kind of borked up. I'm trying to ...
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VM Resolution can't go over 640x480, even after guest additions were installed

This is on VirtualBox, guest is Xubuntu 32bits 14.04, host is Windows 8.1 64bits I should point my hardware does not allow x86 virtualization, hence why VirtualBox only allowed a 32bits VM to be ...
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How to encrypt dual-booted Xubuntu?

I'm running a dual-booted Windows and Xubuntu system. I need full partition encryption, but only on the Xubuntu side. Is it possible to set it up without loosing any data? Which method is the safest ...
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Move a program launcher across computers (Xubuntu)

I have a program launcher in the xfce panel of my old computer that holds a number of individual launchers to deal with dual screens (one item turns my monitor horizontal, another one turns it ...
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“stick” button behavior in title bar?

I noticed that in Xubuntus (Xfce) windows manager settings there's an option to show a "stick" button in the title bar of application windows. Out of curiosity I enabled it (moved from hidden to ...
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Looking for an on screen keyboard working with firefox

I'm looking for an on screen keyboard. florence and onboard do not appear, when selecting the address bar in firefox. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. Firefox says it works great with the gnome on screen ...
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How can I disable KDE sounds in Xfce (Vivid)? Or: Why is systemsettings empty?

I'm running Xubuntu 15.04 (vivid), and have a few KDE apps installed (kdevelop, konqueror). I would like to disable their notification sounds. I know that this issue has been discussed before, and ...
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Wacom CTL-480-S detected but not properly working

I have been struggling for the past three days trying to configure the aforementioned tablet using xsetwacom commands grouped in shell scripts and it works almost perfectly, aside from the fact that ...
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BIOS-Access Problems on Lenovo, Xubuntu installed over (a deleted) Windows 8

I installed Xubuntu on my friend's system awhile back, and it was working perfectly when I gave it to him -- it booted up, connected to the Internet, ran YouTube videos, all that jazz -- but he ...
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How do I make Thunar display file sizes in #iB instead of #B?

Thunar's file sizes are so misleading, especially when I receive a file reported as 64.1 MB but only receive a 61.1 MB file. so how can I make Thunar display in #iB so I can see proper file sizes??
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Xubuntu automatic suspend doesn't work

When I set xubuntu on my Asus Eee PC 1015BX to suspend after 15 minutes of inactivity, after that time I get "Power Manager not authorized" notification and it doesn't suspend. I had the same problem ...
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32-bit lib wants to remove it's 64-bit counterpart

xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit. Installing libvpx1:i386 wants to remove libvpx1 and all of the programs that depend on it. From that library's very minimal dependencies, I can't figure out why it wants to ...
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EasyNote mx45 Packard Bell - no Audio - mute/un-mute triggering infinitely

I installed Xubuntu in an EasyNote Packard Bell laptop. Everything works except the audio, the problem is that the volume icon flashes continuously, it seems that the issue is the mute/un-mute ...
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Xfce background dimming while maximized

I'm modifying my desktop. I made one panel 97 wide so the corners don't touch the end of the monitor. But when I maximize a window, these corners have my wallpaper surrounding them. It looks quite ...
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Reset static routes?

I'm messing around a Mikrotik router to make multicast IPTV configuration. Trying some manuals I've been messing with routes command at some point, thinking that it would just not be permanent, as ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 hangs while browsing using Chromium or Firefox

My Xubuntu 14.04 hangs too much when i start to use browsers like chromium or firefox. I dont know the reasons,but i think i encounter this problem everytime i use a browser. I am using Xubuntu on my ...
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Apply suitable screen resolution

After using ubuntu on my other computer for a year now, I'm very happy with it and installed xubuntu on an old notebook. I experience the same problem with my screen resolution. With my other computer ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Gummiboot Kernel Panic

So I installed my new Xubuntu 15.04 in EFI mode. I installed gummiboot via sudo apt-get install gummiboot and activating sudo gummiboot install. On my HP Notebook I have to enter the efi file as ...
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mkdir in Matlab on sshfs mounted network drive permission denied

I'm trying to make and remove some files and folders as part of a MatLab script I'm developing under Xubuntu 15.04. The script as well as the files and folders are on an sshfs mounted network drive. ...
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DHCP server on subinterfaces

I have created two subinterfaces on eth0 : eth0:0 with IP 192.168.10.1/24 eth0:1 with IP 192.168.11.1/24 Configured /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf like that: option domain-name-server 194.204.159.1; ...
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(Xubuntu)How to 'Right Click-Delete' apps in the Applications Menu, like the uninstall feature in Unity

Right clicking reveals several options for the selected app, but I cant actually uninstall the app, instead I have to open the Software Center and manually uninstall. Is there a way to simplify this ...
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Remove DBUS support from an application

I'm trying to remove an application from the sound indicator menu (smplayer), and every time I remove it using dconf-editor, if I launch it again, it adds itself back. Is there an .so file or ...
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Transient incorrect user and group name mapping of NFS4 automounted files on Xubuntu 14.04 client

Keywords: xubuntu 14.04, automount, 4294967294, incorrect user name mapping, nfs_v4, solaris11 server I have a Solaris11 fileserver that exports a couple of file systems over NFS. The Xubuntu 14.04 ...
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(Xubuntu) Symlinked wine doesn't open .exe?

I'm new to the site, and I've just created the account. Wine and I are having an issue right now. I'm booting Xubuntu from a Live USB and, therefore, have placed the .wine folder in another drive, ...
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Can I really experience performance in a LiveCD context?

I don't know exactly how LiveCD works, but I know that everything is happening on the RAM memory, so a great part of the RAM would be used by the OS itself. Can I really experience performance in a ...
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How to make Qt apps use GTK+ style in Xubuntu 15.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 right now, and Qt apps like qBittorrent and Clementine looks like they were GTK+ apps, they use the systems icons and style. But I installed Xubuntu in another PC and doesn't ...
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Xubuntu, XFCE Customization

I've very recently installed Xubuntu and I wanted to inquire about a few things regarding customization: How do I get a panel I've created to stick be behind active windows at all times? Basically ...
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leverage browser caching

I have used the following code in .htaccess and also checked the mod_rewrite which is enabled on the server, but still the caching is not working. I am using Ubuntu server. ## EXPIRES CACHING ## ...
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Blank screen after locking screen

I just updated my Xubuntu 14.10 desktop to 15.04 and I'm having the following issue: When I lock my computer (or when the inactivity timer locks it for me), the screen goes blank and I cannot get ...
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USB Keyboard not working in Xubuntu session - How to debug?

My USB keyboard doesn't work in Xubuntu, but does in Gnome, Unity or the console. Details below... I have a Logitech unifying USB receiver that connects to a K330 keyboard and a mouse. I have two ...
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Xubuntu's Network Manager cannot detect wifi on Lenovo G450 laptop

I just recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on dual boot in my Lenovo G450 laptop. For some reason, I can only connect to the internet on an ethernet cable since the Network Manager fails to detect any ...
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Uninstall VirtualBox before uninstalling Ubuntu

I have installed VirtualVox VM and then installed Ubuntu. Then after some days I uninstalled VirtualBox from add/remove program. But I didn't uninstall the Ubuntu that is installed in VirtualBox. ...
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random shutdown since clean install of xubuntu 15.04

I've just did a fresh install of xubuntu 15.04 and since then my laptop constantly shuts down without warning like pullig the plug so there is nothing in logs. Temperatures are normals. Everything was ...
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xubuntu 14.04 swiching off while waching HD movies

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. While watching HD movies/youtube videos my system switches off. I think It may due to the graphic card. lspci gives me: .00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel ...
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Ubuntu not working need new os? [duplicate]

Hello everyone i need your help. I have installed ubuntu but it is experiencing a lot of overheat issues and it can't stay on for more than 5 mins. So i decided to install windows but it is ...
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Xubuntu wifi connection freezing

I just installed Xubuntu 14.04 along side Windows 7 Pro. I don't have any problem connecting to the wireless network. But after a while even though it shows that wifi is connected, I cannot access the ...
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How to install a single new ubuntu os removing a dual boot os system? [duplicate]

I currently own a system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot. I want to remove the entire dual boot system and install a single Ubuntu OS. Can I directly install Ubuntu via the flash drive without ...
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Ubuntu and Live USB won't Boot after power cut 15.04 BTRFS

I didn't think this was a problem until it happened to me twice on two different systems and have never seen this before. First time I was running Xubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo T61 using BTRFS. The ...
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Automatic Login to Desktop with Xubuntu Vivid 15.04? [duplicate]

When I boot up the computer, I'd like it to boot right to the Xubuntu desktop, rather than prompting me to login with lightdm. I'm aware that I can set up lightdm to not ask me for a password, but it ...
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Easy configuration of dual monitor? [duplicate]

I recently bought an external monitor which I use in Portrait mode attached to my laptop. With quite some regularity I have to connect/disconnect it monitor (I work at home and often need to move to ...
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Random PostScript File in my home folder

Today I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my machine. I set up some program and different tool. But when I right-click on a file, in 'Open With' line I see an empty cell: screenshot here When I click ...
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Ubuntu and Xubuntu freezes before login screen (purple screen)

I tried both Ubuntu and Xubuntu (14.04, 64 bit, dual boot with Windows 8) When I select Ubuntu from the boot menu, it freezes. But when I choose "advanced options for Ubuntu" and select and older ...
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Can't install nvidia drivers on a 2 card laptop for xubuntu 14.04

I just installed xubuntu 14.04 on an asus gl771j laptop. It comes with an integrated intel video card and another nvidia 860m video card. I open the additional drivers setting window and I get "no ...
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Which package is responsible for resetting brightness level on logout or reboot?

I've installed Xubuntu 15.04 and observed that brightness level is still being reset on logout or reboot. Google reveals that this bug has been around since 2011, and this workaround sort of works ...
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waking up from sleep by keyboard

Whenever I put my laptop into the sleep mode it wakes up by pressing any button of the keyboard I wanna disable this I want my laptop to wake up just with opening lid
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Brightness setting not working on Xubuntu 15.04 ( vivid vervet)

I recently upgraded from xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and then to 15.04 on Lenovo z580. I used to control brightness on 14.04 using xbacklight from command line. Now its not working. 15.04 also has a ...
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Create a LiveUSB from existing Ubuntu / Xubuntu installation?

I have a Xubuntu in my VirtualBox machine with several changes, and I'd like to make a LiveUSB out of it. I've already heard about Remastersys, but it's not supported anymore. How to customize the ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 goes to sleep when the screen is locked

Since I did the upgrade to 15.04 there is a very strange behaviour whenever I lock the screen. Right after the screen is locked and the monitor turns black the computer goes to sleep (or suspend ...