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

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No sound, no shutdown Xubuntu 14.04.2

I have an old laptop (Toshiba satellite a100). I installed Xubuntu 10.04 on it, sound worked, PC was shutting down properly. However, I could not install some programs I wanted (WPS office) because ...
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Change language layout in screen lock

I'm Xubuntu 14.04.2 user. I have two keyboard layouts: Russian and English. Sometimes I closing my laptop and when I'm back and trying continue to work Xubuntu wants me to enter my user password (my ...
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2 OSes on 1 usb stick

I want to keep close to hand 2 official Ubuntu distributions: Kubuntu and Xubuntu. I managed to install only one of them in my usb stick (Xubuntu) using unetbootin. But I'd like to keep Kubuntu too on ...
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How to make a bootable Windows 7 USB in Xubuntu 14.04.2 [duplicate]

I've tried using the dd command and Winusb but neither of them worked. I'm not sure what program I can use to make the usb bootable. I don't know if this changes anything, but this copy of the Windows ...
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Horizontal video tearing

I am using Xubuntu 14.10 on Dell Vostro 5470 (GPU is Intel HD 4400). I have serious problems with watching videos (no matter if on Youtube or on local storage), video keeps tearing when there are fast ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 at dell vostro 3460 psmouse lost synchronization

after upgrading from Xubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I have problem with freezing cursor. Does not mater if I use mouse or touch pad. dmesg: [ 686.246553] psmouse serio1: GlidePoint at isa0060/serio1/input0 ...
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I installed xubuntu but I can not Login with administrator user

I installed xubuntu desktop in ubuntu server 14.04. The installation finished correctly but I can't login with Administrator user, it return to the login window always. I can enter with guest user. ...
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Setting custom hotkeys

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with xfce4.8 as my desktop enviroment and I am trying to set a hotkey to make F6 turn the display brightness down, F7 turn it up, F8 mute the speaker and so on. Using ...
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Can't install software through USC or open synaptic even though only user

I am running Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and it seems I have been removed from the admin list, even though I am the only user on my device, ChromeOS and Ubutntu. I see proof of this ...
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Own keyboard layout

I'm working with us and de layouts. Is it possible to edit/add some symbols to us layout? I would like to have some German letters on us layout: AltGr+o=ö, AltGr+Shift+o=Ö AltGr+s=ß, AltGr+a=ä, ...
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Will an update to Chrubuntu damage Chrome OS?

I am running Chrome OS 40 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I was wondering if updating to Ubuntu 14.04 will update my kernel and break Chrome OS. I've almost updated before, but then I ...
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I have 2 SSDs one for windows the other for ubuntu. No gurb on sda

I installed Windows 8 on sda and I installed Xubuntu on sdb, but I don't like using Ubuntu grub to change sda mbr. I like to use a simple F12 solution for dual boot. How can I remove grub on sda and ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 on VirtualBox — won't start or install

I'm trying to install Xubuntu 14.10 (tried 15.04 beta1 as well) in a VirtualBox (4.3.24) VM. The VM boots from the ISO, and when I let it boot to the live mode or select "install", it tries to come up ...
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Rewriting Fn key brightness functions

When doing Fn+Brigthness, the backlight goes in increments/decrements of 50%. So either no light, 50% light, or full light. I wanted to do it in steps of 10 so I installed xbacklight and tried to map ...
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Plantronics .Audio 628 buttons doesn't work on Xubuntu

I have an Xubuntu OS and Plantronics .Audio 628 headphones. The speakers work properly and mic too, but when I press the mic button on my Plantronics device the mic turns off and doesn't work untill I ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 overlay scrollbar

i have xubuntu 14.04 LTS and i wan't to ask one question.I'am tried many pages ,but nowherewas this.Please help me i wan't to make my Xubuntu look like normal ubuntu(i have old laptop and the normal ...
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Intel iGPU and Xubuntu jitter

I just recently purchased an Intel i7 4790k CPU and installed Xubuntu shortly after. A lot of things seem to work correctly however the HD 4600 of the 4790k seems to struggle a little bit. Moving ...
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can't install , remove , purge or anything

when ever I try to open Software Center it shows a message : New software can't be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem ...
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No Sound & No Pulse Audio Control on Fresh 14.10 Xubuntu Install on Dell Latitude E6420

I just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.10 on my Dell Latitude E6420. Unfortunately there is no sound and no pulse audio control panel. When I click on "Sound Settings", the dialog opens and says ...
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PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 doesn't start (SOLVED)

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I'm having problems with POL. It did not happen before updating to 4.2.6. This is what happened: I had 2 games installed yesterday (Quake3Arena and ...
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Xubuntu Unmounting Home directory automatically (BUG?)

I have XFCE and I recently was trying to install BitShares which required a lot of sudo commands, I might have accidentally created a folder in the root folder, not sure if that's the reason why I ...
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Google Chrome fails to open profile correctly on Xubuntu 14.04

On running Google Chrome, then a while later exiting all screens (using the top-right [X]) on each, I notice that the /opt/google/chrome/chrome process still persists, along with very many (20+) other ...
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xfce4-terminal “Open Link” feature stopped working on XUbuntu 14.04

Recently, after a software upgrade, the "Open Link" item in my xfce4-terminal right click menu stopped working: instead of opening the clicked URL in a new Firefox tab, it now opens a whole new ...
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The “synchronize drawing to the vertical bank option” in Xubuntu/Xfce always turns off after the display or the computer is turned off

The reason I use this option is so that the windows don't look like they're glitching out whenever you move them or resize them. But when ever the display/computer is turned off, it resumes glitching ...
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Help with shutdown during initial install, Xubuntu

I have been pouring over anything I can find online regarding this issue and I am stuck. Any help would be appreciated. PC Setup is a AM+ processor, Radeon HD6700 series video card, 500gb Seagate ...
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parole player gives Gstreamer error when CD/DVD played in XUBUNTU

No matter which DVD or CD I try to play using parole player in Xubuntu. I get the following error for CD's :Could not handle CDDA URI:GStreamer backend error : And the following for DVD's: Could not ...
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xfce4-terminal Color Settings for 'ls' in NTFS Partition Mounted by fstab

I have Xubuntu 14.04, and I have an NTFS data partition that mounts at startup via fstab. How could I adjust the color settings for xfce4-terminal beyond the GUI options? For example how could I set ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 64 bit graphics: text rendering as symbols in browser and dialogs

I'm running Xubuntu 14.10 on a Dell Optiplex 7020 Tower and I've been encountering issues with text being rendered as odd symbols instead of the actual characters. This behavior is rather ...
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How to Launch Geeqie

I believe that I installed it correctly (went through the listed configure, make , and make install commands listed) but I can't seem to actually launch the program... What I've done so far: ...
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Removing a deb package installed from thirdparty

New to Linux and Xubuntu, I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit and so far I have been installing/uninstalling apps from the Ubunutu software center. Recently I have installed google chrome ...
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Clearsign File Invalid

I have (2) Xubuntu 14.10 x64 VMs running in VMware Workstation 11/VMware Player. I have VMware Workstation 11 installed on a Windows 7 x64 machine (which hosts one of the VMs) and also installed on a ...
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Ubuntu Version for my old hardware? [duplicate]

I having more than 100 computers in my office with old hardware Pentium 4, 1ghz processor, 512mb Ram. Needed software are Google chrome with flash plugins and open office. Kindly suggest me the stable ...
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Sound issue on Xubuntu 14.04.1 when using multiple X window

The issue is that my sound volume setting keeps changing itself whenever I switch X window from my desktop (Ctrl + Alt + F7) to the one I use to run a Wine game (Ctrl + Alt + F8). The setting it ...
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SOLVED: Ethernet connection problems in Xubuntu 14.04 (intermittent packet loss)

UPDATE: I have discovered that eth0 did not reset to half-duplex all of the time but only some times. Also, it occasionally appeared to have trouble resolving DNS. Then, I connected the system in ...
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How do I change the Icon Desktop Grid in Xubuntu

There's not much freedom as to where you can place your icons on your desktop. I haven't found a way to change the grid in the settings anywhere.
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Numix Icons in Xubuntu don't always match

For example, the Google Chrome Icons in the menu, panel window buttons, and on Docky/Plank are all three seperate icons. This doesn't occur with every icon however, as Firefox for example, has the ...
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How to change my onboard keyboard theme in lightdm gtk+

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.02 and have created a custom Onboard keyboard theme, which works fine once I'm logged in. The problem is my greeter screen, when I launch Onboard it keeps the default theme ...
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How to get Xubuntu Panel back to original state

I heavily edited the panel bar to look similar to the Chrome OS panel, but I have grown tired of it and I want to go back to it's former state. I have a basic idea of how it was but I can't get the ...
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Login screen design / wallpaper does not work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 but installed xubuntu-desktop afterwards. Now the login screen is very ugly: The theme is not applied and I cannot change the background picture (only black one shown) Only ...
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Font dependency on network

I have a PC running Xubuntu 14.04, and for development purposes am disabling/enabling the network (trying to build some robustness into an application). The thing is: the machine behaves strangely ...
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External harddrive partition table lost after each Xubuntu 10.04 reboot

I have a problem with my USB external hardrive. Each time I plug it in my Xubuntu 14.04 server, the partition table of the harddrive is lost. I have to restore a MBR backup each time to get it back ...
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Opening Screenshot in capture menu not in the action menu!

I have added ScreenShot to the xfce-pannel but like starting it using [Fn] [Prnt Scrn], I don't get the timelaps option, instead I get the full screen capture menu, but opening the same Screenshot ...
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can not enable wifi on Xubuntu

Please read the question in full before marking it as duplicate, I have just installed Xubutu 14.04 on my VGNFE31H laptop The laptop has two wifi devices. First: The laptop has a built in wifi card ...
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Is it possible to get a HP printer to work with or without hplip in Ubuntu 14.04?

I run Xubuntu 14.04 with a HP PSC 1315 printer, using hplip, and printing a document without the printer crawling to a halt is damn near impossible. After a system reboot, printing one page sometimes ...
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xUbuntu on Lenovo T450s [duplicate]

I was trying to install xUbuntu Desktop 14.4 on Lenovo T450s without success. The standard installation freezes immediately after showing the two icons in the beginning never switching to graphics ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Thunar Issue

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2, updated as of the morning of 3/3/2015. When I open an instance of thunar, right click on any file, choose copy, and then paste to the desktop, the operation doesn't ...
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How do I upgrade XFCE 4.10 to the new stable XFCE 4.12 on Xubuntu

I do not want the the XFCE 4.12 dev version, but I have been able to find out how to put it on Xubuntu 14.04.2.
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No wired connection Ubuntu 14.04LTS

This is a new installation on my windows 8.1 computer. I dual booted it with Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64x I installed Ubuntu also on my laptop and an other computer. With the others Ubuntu works fine. What ...
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Intel NUC NUC5i5RYH - Boot - only mouse pointer appears (Xubuntu 14.04, 14.10)

I am trying to install and use Xubuntu 14.04.2 on a new Intel NUC system. (Model: NUC5i5RYH, Intel Core i5-5250U, BIOS version 0137) The installation medium is an usb flash drive and I am using the ...
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How to style XFCE panels?

I am in this situation: I was styling my xubuntu, I've added numix icon pack, but as you can see, the icons on the panel doesn't reflect my changes! Why don't they have the old icon style (I've ...