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

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Cannot get screen at native resolution Xubuntu 16.04

I recently downloaded Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and I'm having an impossible time getting my screen to render at its native resolution of 1280*1024. The computer is an old Lenovo M55e with a Core2Duo E4500 ...
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Black screen on Xubuntu

During my sessions on Xubuntu, my screen goes black. I have no idea what is going on. It is not black as if it was turned off, but rather as if all pixels were painted black. Xubuntu Versions: ...
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All docks cause an unsightly line through the desktop

When the plank dock is active on my computer, it causes an unsightly line that pierces through the desktop, as shown here: Problems with Plank dock This line does not just go through the wallpaper, ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Xubuntu 14.04 LTS to Xubuntu 16.04 LTS via USB?

An USB upgrade is the only way I can do it. That's not my computer, his connection is very slow and it would take ages to download it. I had installed the Xubuntu 14.04 LTS via USB, now I'd like to ...
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Unable to customise Plank on Xubuntu 16.04

folks! I recently upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on my Asus 1015-CX. In my case, it's smoother than the previous version, but I am not able to customise Plank any more by rightclicking on the ...
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Is there any way to use global menu in Xubuntu 16.04?

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, which means a confined screen space and a desperate need for global menu. I've tried I've tried topmenu (the classic option), but it looks like it hasn't been ...
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Xubuntu 16.04: fstab won't mount “/root” entry

A week ago, I installed Xubuntu 16.04 and supposed to mount a partition(/dev/sda3) for root's home (/root). Here is my fstab looks like: # / was on /dev/sda5 during installation ...
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Problem with timedatectl and network time synchronisation in 16.04

I have a dual-boot machine with Windows and Xubuntu 16.04. Because of Windows, the hardware clock is set to local time, so I had to use timedatectl to make Xubuntu aware of that after the upgrade to ...
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Strange toggling behaviour in Tilda

I'm using Tilda terminal emulator on a fresh Xubuntu 16.04 setup with Calc key being the toggle key. I've always used it this way on other PCs (of course after disabling the calculator global ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 sometimes fails to sleep

I upgraded my system from 15.10 (Ubuntu + xfce = XUbuntu) to 16.04 and afterwards it happens 50% that when I send system to Sleep through "start menu > turn off > sleep" that screens go blank and ...
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XUBUNTU can not find the hard disk

I want to install xubuntu but the installer do not recognize HDD-0. I've try different things but nothing fixed that. In Live System the hdd is visible; also the 3 Windows partitions and the free RAW ...
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Crazy Reverse Scrolling : synaptic touchpad

I am using Xubuntu 16.04. I have a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad which is acting quite strange! When I enable "Reverse Scrolling Direction" and try to scroll, the screen fluctuates instead of scrolling. ...
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How to update xubuntu 14.04 LTS to xubuntu 16.04 LTS

How to upgrade xubuntu 14.04 LTS to xubuntu 16.04? I don't want to lose my application data.
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Chrome Unresponsive - xubuntu 16.04

I installed the latest version of google-chrome-stable_current_amd64 on xubuntu 16.04. All worked well for a while but now chrome is becoming persistently Unresponsive. Not sure whether anyone ...
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Configure virtual directory in sftp server

I've recently shifted from Windows to Xubuntu. I'm trying to implement an sftp server for my home. In Windows, I used Bitvise. WHen searching for sftp servers for linux, I came accross vsftpd. So, I ...
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hide org.kde.StatusNotifierItem appindicator

In my Xfce4 panel I have an Indicator Plugin displaying three indicators: appindicators, power indicator, sound indicator. Among the appindicators, there is an annoying icon showing a black window ...
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Megasync doesn't open

I installed Megasync and doesn't open. I tried another topic here but doesn't work (its work only once). I think that the problem is "megasync.lock" file. I deleted but when i try to open it back. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: xfce4-session-settings modifications do not affect system

I've added some modifications to the software that automatically start when I log in to Xubuntu. To be precise, I added the following commands: dbus-launch dropbox start (I had the notorious Dropbox ...
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Adding a mime type in 16.04

I want to treat .py file in a special way (opening with atom instead of mousepad), but they appear as regular Text. I followed this guide. I had the line text/x-python py, so I ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 display problems

I installed xubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and have some strange stuff happening. I can get more specific details in the morning. It is a dell latitude with Intel video on a docking station lid closed ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 notification area and indicators glitch

recently updated my xubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and noticed that panel missed tray icons for ktorrent. After some research I found trouble: notification area(системный лоток) has ktorrent tray icon, but it ...
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xubuntu not showing minimize, maximize and close buttons

After latest update application window doesn't display minimize, maximize and close button But it show minimize, maximize and close button when application is not maximized I have installed ...
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Key board disables automatically when ultrabook screen is fliped 190 degrees or more

The keyboard on my Lenovo Flex 3 running Xubuntu 16.04 disengages automatically when the screen is opened roughtly 190 degrees or more from the closed position. What causes the system to do this? Is ...
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Kdenlive Colour Themes Missing (Xubuntu)

I didn't have a problem on Ubuntu 15.10, after installing Kdenlive there were theme options available (like Breeze Dark and High Contrast) which I could use to make the app fit in with my dark theme. ...
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Can't edit anything in settings editor (xubuntu)

Even with root privileges when I open settings editor->xfce-keyboard-shortcuts, I am forbidden to do any changes. More precisely, I cannot type anything in property field of any shortcuts. I tried to ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 LTS wired internet too slow

I have just installed xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot. While my internet works blazing fast in windows, it seems to be working too slow in xubuntu. Any help will be appreciated.
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Super key for whiskermenu

How to set Super key (release) as a shortcut for xfce4-popup-whiskermenu. Its currently set to Ctrl/primary+esc. I am using Xubuntu 16.04
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NetworkManager asks for password repeatedly [802.1x][16.04]

I recently updated form 15.10 to 16.04, I live on a campus, and we have to sign in for internet through 802.1x. I did everything same as I did it on 15.10, but I can't sign in on ubuntu 16.04. After i ...
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Bluetooth not working 16.04

My laptop is HP elitebook 2530p. I have problems with bluetooth. It works on xubuntu 14.04 but not on any newer version. Icon isn't on takbar and when i'm trying to run in from settings im getting ...
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Chromium window disappears randomly but runs it just gets invisible o.O

What the title sais is the short description... its very strange and I dont know if its a ubuntu bug or a chromium one thus I had to make a huge post explaining it... :/ TLTR; I am not sure if it's ...
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can not run google chrome installed by one user by another user

I have created two user accounts say pragnesh and pintu. both users are admin user I have install google-chrome from pintu but I can't run application in pragnesh account. I am running Xubuntu 14.04 ...
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How to correct uTorrent installation instruction error?

Downloaded the 64bit uTorrent package for Ubuntu (13.04) and followed the instructions here: How to install uTorrent v3.3 on 14.04, to install uTorrent on my 64bit laptop with Xubuntu 14.04 but cannot ...
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How do I completely disable shadows on xfce panel indicators and applications? (Xubuntu 16.04 and compton)

I've recently upgraded from Xubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and I've noticed that some windows have shadows and some don't (I don't want them). I'm using compton as my compositor with the following shadow ...
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Display/Unlock issues with Intel VGA after upgrading to 16.04

After updating to xubuntu 16.04 i encouter the following issues: After booting, my three screens are all mirrored. I can adjust the setting, so it works in general, but i have to do it again every ...
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Writing system settings from command line (no GUI)

I would like to build a script that modifies in bulk a series of system settings on Xubuntu, like: - setting screen background to solid black - hiding automatically taskbar panel - extending desktop ...
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After install xubuntu 16, starting gives errors

The installation procedure was completely successful, but starting the new OS brings a lot of errors and blocks. Here some of the messages I see: Starting init: /bin/sh exists but couldn't execute ...
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in (x)ubuntu 16 screen goes in sleep-mode and blocks computer

While installing, after a while the screen goes in sleep-mode (=normal), but awake is not possible anymore. The screen is black and the keyboard is blocked (even numlock) Same thing occurs in a ...
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Lego Mindstorms EV3 software cannot find brick via WiFi

My Lego Mindstorms EV3 software cannot find the EV3 brick via WiFi. The strange thing is, it works in a fresh install of (X)Ubuntu in Virtualbox on this computer, same version. I think the problem ...
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Transmission will start running as soon as I log in

So that's pretty much it. Transmission will start running as soon as I boot my pc and log in and I would very much appreciate if it would just stop doing that. No particularly problematic, but quite ...
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Xubuntu dunst high RSS

I noticed my computer was being slower than normal so I checked the task manager and sorted by RSS usage, and "dunst" is using the most with 1285 MiB. That's a lot for my system, as I only have 3823 ...
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Wlan0 interface disappeared after upgrade to Xubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Since the upgrade from to Xubuntu 16.04 from Xubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (S230u) with Broadcom wireless card the wlan0 device has disappeared. It is as though the physical device was ...
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Does Xubuntu 16.04 have the ubuntu snap installed?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 beta 2 to 16.04 LTS recently and read How To Install And Remove Snap Packages In Ubuntu 16.04. But when I run snap list I am getting the following output: error: no ...
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Making a Live CD in Xubuntu

As soon i realised how important is to have a backup of your files,i bought a external drive in order to backup them.Now i want to switch to another Operatins System but still keep my Xubuntu Copy on ...
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../libtool: line 1158: g++: command not found

I have problems during the make gcc 5.3.0. I use gcc 4.8 on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. gcc (Ubuntu 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1) 4.8.4 Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see ...
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wide/double window shadows on Xubuntu 16.04 with Compton

I installed Compton using this tutorial to reduce screen tearing on my Xubuntu 16.04. Unfortunately, there are strange shadows like in this picture, but only around a few apps (for example Catfish or ...
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WiFi issue, on xubuntu

I am only able to connect to WiFi for a brief period of time at best, seemingly less than 180 seconds, and then the internet won't work at all for tens of minutes. With Ethernet, it seems that my ...
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Can't shutdown xubuntu after updating to 16.04

I updated from Xubuntu 16.04 beta-2 to 16.04 today. And now I can't shutdown my laptop but I am able to restart. When I try it the GUI way it just logging out. When I tried sudo shutdown -h now I ...
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Why is there a spacing between launcher and the window?

Can someone explain why there's a 1px spacing between the launcher menu and the window?? This is an issue I've noticed when I install the Ubuntu desktop environment on a Xubuntu installation. I've ...
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Touchpad stopped responding to one finger movement

My Lenovo x240 laptop has one of the weird touchpads without any seperate keys, but I have still ran it nicely with Xubuntu 14.04 for at least a year without problems. A few days ago I connected an ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 external monitor

Ok, my first question here is simple: I have xubuntu 16.04 LTS on Laptop X86_64. The laptop can handle ubuntu xenial xerus to but I like xubuntu. It works like a CPU because I link It to a big ...