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

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Change background color of sorted column in Nautilus list view

I basically would like to do what is mentioned here. However, I am not interested in installing any themes. I would just need to know where the location is of this setting. I am on Xubuntu 14.04, ...
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Which Ubuntu to go for? [duplicate]

To start with I am completely new to Linux in general. After my Windows Laptop became very slow due to a bad sector of HDD, I tried Ubuntu by booting from a live USB drive. It literally blew me away:D ...
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Why is CPU base Intel Atom N270 of Eee PC 1000H overheating when using Xubuntu 14.04.1?

Freshly installed Xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Eee PC 1000H. CPU base is very quickly overheating, the temperature of this Intel Atom N270 goes to over 73 Celsius while I'm only running a lightweight web ...
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First boot fail -Dual boot Xubuntu 14.04 / MacBook Pro Late 2011 / rEFInd

I have followed The recommended online instructions to the letter. Everything with my dual-boot set up on my MacBook Pro has gone according to plan. When I am finally ready to launch the OS, it hangs ...
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pip produces warnings upon trying to install Django and setuptools- Xubuntu 14.04 x64

I'm trying to set up Django on my laptop for web development testing. When I run sudo pip install Django I get the following errors/warnings: The directory '/home/aaron/.cache/pip/log' or its ...
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How to disable windows' contents to be moved on dragging, so that only a frame is draggend and window redrawed at drop?

I have xubuntu 12.04 xfce4. When moving windows the content is always moved. How can I acheive to just move a frame or border of the window and get the window content redrawed at drop of mous button?
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Reboot with Xubuntu 14.04 Live CD without reading machine hard drives

I have created a Xubuntu 14.04 live CD which is used to boot my machine. For now, after the reboot, I can access my local hard drives through the Ubuntu interface. Is it possible to disallow this CD ...
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How I can change some symbols on my Locale?

I use Xubuntu 14.10 and bg_BG locale. But I want to use dot instead comma for decimal separator in some apps like LibreOffice, Galculator, etc.. I want to change default group separator in CSV files ...
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How to export qcow2 KVM image?

I have set up a new QEMU virtual machine through KVM on a Ubuntu 14.10 linux installation. Everything is working smoothly. The problem is when I try to export the qcow2 vm image to another PC, to ...
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Thunar can't mount server over SSH

I am trying to mount a server directory in Thunar on a computer running Xubuntu which I'm connected to over SSH with X forwarding enabled. I connect to the computer with ssh -YC username@computer.ip ...
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Lightweight C/C++ editor with code completion and debugging

Ever since the debugger plugin for geany stopped working (see below), I am looking for an editor for C/C++ source files with the following features: Code completion (i.e., Intellisense-like ...
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Recover files from ruined Xubuntu using Windows

I'm pretty new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have installed a bootable (persistent) Xubuntu on a USB stick, and it worked - I booted from it and used Xubuntu happily. But now it is ruined - I'm not sure ...
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Confused about Light Locker/Power Manager settings in Xubuntu 14.04

In Xubuntu 14.04, Light Locker and Power Manager settings are different control panel views, however, there are screensaver settings inside Light Locker's one. Anyway, there's no screensaver options ...
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Xubuntu won't start when using 4Gb Ram

So here is the situation, I was using Ubuntu 14.04 32 bits. Removed everything from the partition I had and created an additional Swap partition and installed Xubuntu 14.04 64 bits. When booting I can ...
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repeated password dialog for laptop wifi connection

I'm having the classic problem when trying to connect my laptop to wifi - repeated password dialogs, even though the credentials have been entered. I'm using the standard network manager. Machine ...
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Kernel Panic on xubuntu toughbook cf-19

I'm on a toughbook cf 19 xubuntu and I have a kernel panic about 10 times a day. Do you know what can be the problem?
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LightDM: user-session doesn't work, nor do multiple sessions at start

On my media center (XUbuntu 14.10), I am trying to autostart Kodi in the focussed session and also start and autologin xfce4 in a second unfocussed session (I hope Steam In-Home Streaming doesn't need ...
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File manager with search functionality for Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I used Ubuntu 11.10 for some time but since they recommend updates and security, I have to use latest Ubuntu. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14 does not work with my graphics because of heavy 3d since only have ...
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iMac G4/800 (2.1) - nouveau or nv?

I'm having fun getting Ubuntu going on an old PowerPC G4 iMac with integrated nVidia grahics - Geforce 2 MX / NV11. (Fun of course is the goal, as the likelihood of this old system being useful is ...
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Cannot update Xubuntu, terminated with error

While trying to update my Xubuntu 14.04, I am getting the following error: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/libreoffice-common_1%3a4.2.7-0ubuntu2_all.deb: trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 hibernate on notebook lid close

i switch from xubuntu 13.10 to 14.10. On 13.10 everthing works fine for me. I try to hibernate notebook on close lid. Without look screen. Things that happens. 1.) When i close lid, the notebook ...
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Is there a `Locate pointer` helper in Lubuntu (for visually impaired)

One the most difficult things for visually impaired people is locating the mouse looking up to the screen. Therefore enabling locate mouseor locate pointer give some extra visual attention (flashing ...
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How do I change the monitor resolution in xubuntu?

I am using xUbuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm having a problem where the OS is using a resolution of 1280x1024@77Hz, but my monitor (a Dell 2209WA) has a native resolution of 1680x1050@60Hz resulting in a ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Meego pad t01

This Christmas I received a MeeGo Pad T01 as a present and have been checking around the inter-webs for a Ubuntu/Linux installation guide without success. So my question is fairly self explanatory ...
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Blackscreen on fresh Xubuntu install

thanks for the help. I just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.10 on a old pc, with a AMD/ATI RS400 Radeon Xpress 200 but I am not able to but into the desktop. When the computer starts I am only able ...
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Locked up but accepts keyboard/mouse input, Xubuntu

My computer (x86 xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) has become comatose for a third time in as many days. The mouse cursor works but the window manager is completely unresponsive. I can switch (Ctrl+Alt+F1) to tty1 ...
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Xubuntu hangs after crypt setup succesfully

I have done a clean install of Xubuntu 14.04.1 on a computer with full disk encryption and LVM. It has been working just fine for about three days with no problems. Now on start up after entering ...
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Xubuntu service send data over serial port

when i open a serial terminal (i.e. minicom) some data are send automatically from my pc to the device, these data are: AT+GMI ~x�~ ~x�~ I know that by default there is a modem client doing this ...
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ubi-partman error code 141 on Xubuntu 14.10

As title says, I am currently trying to install Xubuntu 14.10 (the Plasma 4 version) on an acer laptop. My current partition config. is this: Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id ...
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Why is my Xfce window suddenly getting slightly larger than my display?

Sometimes, with no apparent cause, the main Xfce window suddenly gets about a centimeter larger (height and width) than the display. This means that any maximized application-window has to be ...
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Xubuntu - screen flipped upside down

I was trying to fix a different problem when suddenly my screen switched upside down - rotated 180 degrees. How can I fix this. I'm on Xubuntu 14.10 and a Dell Latitude e6420.
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Caps-lock indication with conky

I have laptop without Caps Lock indicator. I'd like to have this indicator in conky. Which conky option can help me to get status of Caps-Lock? OS: Xubuntu 12.04. Conky 1.8.1
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`sudo chmod +x *` caused me cannot open anything

Today I used sudo chmod +x * -R in my $HOME folder, actually I didn't want to use it in $HOME folder, it was an accident. Afterthat I tried to use sudo chmod -x * to fix it. But now, I couldn't open ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Sound Indicator popup permanently

i have a fresh Xubuntu 14.04 installation. While playing youtube videos (with html5 actual) the sound indicator popup permanently (every 5-30 seconds). image @ imgur What can i do? Sorry for the ...
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Will wubi work in HP Pavilion G6

Because i want to install xubuntu on HP Pavilion g6 but will the wi-fi work (and bluetooth) and the touchpad. (and black screen). I want to ask you guys before i install Xubuntu Thank you for every ...
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How can I display the list of available WiFi networks?

WiFi works fine on various Wifi networks. But the list of avilable networks accessed from the toolbar icon of nm-applet by no longer appears. I just see the known networks. The list of hidden ...
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.bashrc and fortune/cowsay

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE (of course). I just added a line to ~/.bashrc: fortune | cowsay -f tux And everything is fine, when I open a terminal, cowsay runs with a fortune quote. Except one ...
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Where to find a list of updated files

I am certain that there are files in Xubuntu 14.10 that differ from Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. Is there a way to find a list of system files for the two distros so I can sort through them and figure out ...
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No boot menu after xubuntu install

Hello I am trying to install xubuntu 14.10 Ive tried also ubuntu,kubuntu... And I always get to this blinking cursor and no boot menu after installing it.No matter if I am trying ubuntu,xubuntu always ...
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About Virtual Machine, Windows7, and a secure workflow

first, pardon my english as it is not my native language Here is my question : I run a PC with a dual boot with Windows7 (running mainly Adobe After Effects, Cinema4D and a bit of Adobe Premiere, ...
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Cannot update Xubuntu 14.04

When I check for updates or use sudo apt-get update it shows some errors W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.201 ...
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Boot loader fatal error can't install to specific location [closed]

All the through the installation process and about to restart when a error pops up saying can't install boot loader to specific location
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How to make evince “Send To…” work with Thunderbird in Xubuntu LTS?

I am currently working with the evince 3.10.3 document viewer on Xubuntu LTS 14.04. When I hit File > Send To..., I receive the following error message from evince: Could not send current document ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN, install issue, vpnui not executing

I was able to install Cisco VPN AnyConnect client with no issue in Linux Mint 17. However, in Xubuntu 14.04, I get the following issue when I run, sudo sh ./vpn_install.sh: Do you accept the terms ...
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Graphical freezes and live CD boot failures

I experience regular short graphics freezes (mouse stops moving, words typed in are finished later) and at times the system freezes completely. This issue is so nasty that it makes the system ...
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problem: Restarting linux programs and menus

I use Xubuntu 14.04.1 on my PC. I don't know why but sometimes when I turn on my PC, all menus and settings have returned to their default settings. E.G.: wallpaper, language settings and taskbar ...
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Boot Device not found after installing xubuntu 14.04

I bought a new desktop with windows 8 installed. I installed xubuntu 14.04, completely erasing the windows install. On startup I get a screen (not from grub) that says "Boot Device Not Found. ...
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Xubuntu - Logitech presenter works only partialy

I have 2 old Logitech presenters, older and newer. Both worked under Ubuntu 10.10. Now I have Xubuntu 14.04 and older presenter works good, but new only partialy (only PgUp/PgDown, not F5 and dot.) ...
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Update all software with update manager XUbuntu 12.04.1 without updating kernel

I'm running a laptop with mobility radeon hd 4330 and I have to run kernel <= 3.2 for the proprietary legacy drivers to work. How can I update the packages on my system using the update manager ...
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How to Sharing data between xubuntu and windows? [duplicate]

I have two laptops in one laptop install xubuntu OS and second one install windows so how to share a xubuntu data using lan cable ? Please give me the solution