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

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Can't boot up Ubuntu after installing xfce on macbook 2011

Recently I installed Ubuntu onto my late 2011 Macbook. It installed correctly and all the drivers worked with the laptop. However after installing xfce I started getting graphics errors. I attempted ...
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Audio almost silent on one user account but OK on another

In some user accounts, audio is OK. In others, it silent, or else barely audible if you put your ear to the laptop case. Here is what the volume control looks like in the OK accounts. In the ...
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Who is better for a low computer Ubuntu or others like xubuntu or lubuntu [duplicate]

Ubuntu, Lubuntu, xubuntu, Kubuntu who of this is better for a low PC with only 1 GB ram and who have better programs and games and personalizations.
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Repair and fix Windows remove malware and viruses with portable Xubuntu, How?

What tools do I need on a portable Xubuntu Pen Drive with persistence, to remove viruses, malware and data recovery? I've read all over the internet of people using Xubuntu or derivative to fix ...
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minimal cd install problem 32-bit

I am trying to install xubuntu from the ubuntu minimal cd, but hit a wall when it "loading additional components." This happens at 18 %. I understand that I can install the xubuntu desktop this way, ...
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How do I change my phonon backed to phonon-vlc?

I have the Tomahawk music player installed on Xubuntu 14.04 The application allows me to play tracks from Spotify, Soundcloud, etc. However, Spotify tracks are not working and I was told, after ...
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can't login as super user.

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. yesterday I was using it happily but today I got a problem during login as super user. When enter sudo su - it ask for ( sudo) password after giving the password it shows ...
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OK. Weirdest thing ever. Laptop screen turns off when printing

I re-purposed an older Acer Aspire laptop my brother had and installed Xubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly well except for one problem he told me yesterday: The screen turns off when he prints. Yeah. ...
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how can i make a program startup with ubuntu server

I was wondering if there was anyway to make glances startup when I restart my server, I'm fairly new to all this but I love the information givin using glances and even though ill mainly be using ssh ...
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Inspiron 15 fan doesn't work

System configuration Win10 and Xubuntu 15.04 Dual boot i5 4200U Radeon 8850M Latest BIOS from dell tlp on Xubuntu installed. No more tweaks. coretemp module was loaded fglrx is not installed Idle ...
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Is there a replacement for WUBI?

I used to have Xubuntu 11.10 side-by-side with my Windows installation, installed via WUBI from Windows. After upgrading to Windows 10, however, this doesn't start any more, so I wanted to reinstall ...
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No Display (HDMI)

This is what happens: When I boot from a live USB (Xubuntu), I get the display of 1024x768 with no sound but still I atleast get a display. When I boot from the main hard-disk, I do not ALWAYS get ...
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visual studio code (vscode) not starting UI

I've installed vscode manually (32 and 64 bits) and through umake, but all i get is this messages and no ui is shown. bash: cannot set terminal process group (-1): Inappropriate ioctl for device ...
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Issues with grub menu timeout

I recently installed xubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. The desktop has only one drive containing xubuntu, and I often restart the machine from ssh using the command sudo reboot now. However, every other ...
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Install Ubuntu on USB Flash Drive

I purchased the SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB from a local supermarket and am planning on installing the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop (not live, but the actual version), onto the nano thumb drive and use ...
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Laptop loop in Ubuntu screen after upgrading to 15.10

My laptop is acer aspire with NVIDIA Geforce 750M graphic card. I have upgraded Ubuntu to 15.10 and when I restart the system it looped in the ubuntu start screen and never goes to login screen. Any ...
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Xubuntu - opening files with Enter

I don't understand why if I select a file either in thunar or in the desktop and press Enter, nothing happens! I'd like to make them files be opened. How can I do it?
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How do I fix these audio issues and restore my audio settings to their default (xubuntu 15.04)?

My audio with xubuntu works on a fresh install. But I have been trying to get my bluetooth headphones with xubuntu 15.04. I've given up on doing this, but my regular audio has stopped working. What ...
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Mimic Windows's Remote Desktop dual display on Xubuntu

I have a computer which was running Windows 7 Ultimate. I used this computer over a remote desktop connection. The setup was the following: the computer which had the remote desktop connection enabled ...
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How do I run Tuxtype in a Xubuntu 15.10 guest account?

I set up Xubuntu 15.10 64-bit on a desktop computer meant for public access. I installed Tuxtype and it runs fine, except in the guest account (which should be the only account people use), it has a ...
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Trouble customizing liveCD (gfxboot)

I am trying to make a Custom Xubuntu Live CD with UCK (Ubuntu Customization Kit). Following these instructions Host machine: Linux Mint 17.3 64 bit Customizing: Xubuntu 15.10 64 bit UCK Version ...
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Wifi Killer Wireless doesn't work P34G

I cant make my wifi connection to work in xubuntu 14.04. It cant even detect my wifi adapter. More info: Laptop: Gigabyte P34G v5(skylake) Wifi: Killer Wireless OS: Xubuntu Kernel: 4.5 Any help ...
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No Wifi connection after closing lid

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Vostro 5470. Wifi connects automatically after starting the laptop. The main problem is that wifi is turned off by default when waking the laptop from suspend ...
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On connecting usb to ethernet adapter, Xubuntu shows no internet, but Windows 7 works fine

Sorry, I have to start this post again, since the previous post couldnot solve the problem. I have a dual-booted system - Windows 7 and Xubuntu. Previously, I had an internet connection in both Win 7 ...
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Keyboard layout wrong

I tried an English keyboard today and I added the language laybout to Xubuntu. Then I Switched back to the German keyboard and also set the layout settings back to the German language. I even deleted ...
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Xubuntu - change default terminal to Terminator

I can't find in the Xubuntu 14.04 settings where the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+T is associated to the xfce4 terminal. I'd like to associate that shortcut to terminator. How can I do it?
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Thunderbird: Recipients DropDown too small

http://i.imgur.com/OwXrj7W.png Most of the times, when I am typing in the recipients address, the dropdown list with suggestions collapses to less than some pixels. Does anyone know how to solve ...
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Unable to get Internet in Xubuntu while using USb 2.0 10/100M Ethernet Adapter, though it works fine in Windows 7

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Xubuntu. My computer is dual-booted with Windows 7 and Xubuntu running in the same machine. It works fine in every way. The internet in Xubuntu also worked ...
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Questions regarding AppIndicator

I am trying to build a JNI wrapper for using Ubuntu's AppIndicator in a Java application. I have some experience in C/C++, though no experience in GTK and Ubuntu development. I have already done ...
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Xubuntu on an old laptop can't connect to internet

I have an old laptop HP Compaq nx 7400 which used to run Lubuntu 15.10. Wired and WiFi worked fine. Then I changed to Xubuntu 15.10, which actually feels quicker on my laptop than Lubuntu. But the ...
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Is there any way to “dual boot” xubuntu and lubuntu?

I installed xubuntu on an old netbook and would like to try lubuntu in order to check where my performance constraints are. Is there any way I can do that without having to install it again from the ...
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Xubuntu Can't detect any wireless network

im using xubuntu distribution 15.10 and I did something (I don't k ow what) and now suddenly when I'm opening the network applet all I see is Ethernet network and no any wifi networks. What I did ...
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How to repair Ubuntu installation after broken dist-upgrade without losing any custom settings?

During my attempt to upgrade the Linux installation with... sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...I made the mistake to interrupt the process by closing my laptop, which caused it to suspend to disk. After ...
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How to format windows disk from ubuntu terminal? [duplicate]

Is it possible that I format one of windows partition from linux Ubuntu terminal? I have 2 windows partitions, but I don't like windows any more and I'm wondering if I can delete windows from ubuntu ...
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OwnCloud-client 2.1.1 crashes: Aborted (Core dumped)

The last output of... owncloud --logfile <home/username/filename> ...is: ASSERT: "!_runningNow" in file /usr/src/packages/BUILD/src/libsync/owncloudpropagator.cpp, line 669 aborted core ...
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Formatting hard disk

I have Ubuntu 10.4 LTS in my desktop. I want to remove it and install Xubuntu. Can anyone tell how to remove Ubuntu from my hard disk instead of using the option to erase disk while installing ...
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Xubuntu add Launcher that launches two applications

I am using Xubuntu and trying to customize my Panel with new Launchers. I want to make a launcher that will start two applications. In this case, Chrome and Minecraft (aka lazytime launcher). I've ...
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Can't install (or reinstall) Ubuntu

I had Xubuntu 12.04 installed as a dual boot with Windows XP. After upgrades to Xubuntu 14.04 I had various problems including login loops. I have seen this issue on forums before but none of the ...
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X setup creates an additional, hidden screen on startup

When I start Xubuntu it appears that X creates a hidden screen 0 before creating the actual screen 1. Screen 0 takes the focus and xfce-panel setup and screen 1 (the visible one) remains empty with ...
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How to enter an account directly at start up [duplicate]

How do you get an account to log in automatically on power up? The idea is the computer is turned on remotely through a power switch, boots up and then automatically logs into the user account. I am ...
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Edit EFI file paths for Windows Boot Manager from Xubuntu 14.04

I've been trying for some time to fix a mistake I have made around a month ago with Windows 8 after installing Xubuntu beside it. In order to make my laptop run GRUB2 instead of the original Windows ...
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Will xubuntu and lubuntu give better performance for software development tools

I have tried xubuntu and lubuntu and found battery sacing distro. Will these distros provide me enough performance for using software development tools like eclipse, netbeans, tomcats, xampp etc ...
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WIFI problem on MacBook Air 2008

I have first generation of macbook air. I try to install last version of Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Xubuntu. I install driver using b43-fwcutter. After reboot wifi work. One day I turn on the laptop and ...
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Automatically open applications at start up in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my pi 2 with Xubuntu as my GUI and I am trying to figure out how to start application automatically after login. I have tried several different methods (listed ...
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Xubuntu stuck with a black screen while installing

I booted from a DVD and made my way to actually begining installing Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer even tho for some reason there is no mouse and i had to use my keyboard. I got pass the "fancy" screen ...
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Both wired and wireless connection drop after a few minutes

I have an HP Pavilion v140la with Xubuntu 15.10. As the lspci command says, these are my Wifi and Ethernet controllers: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe ...
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X server not showing anything on startup, Xubuntu 14.04

Running Xubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia drivers suddenly don't work at all. I had been using them finely, until my computer crapped out then kept booting to the screen when you press CTRL+ALT+F2. I got it to ...
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After Nvidia drivers installed, GUI not starting

No clue why, but my computer crapped out after playing TF2, so I looked online. X.org couldn't find displays, so I did what a person said and they said reinstall the drivers for the GPU (GeForce 210). ...
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how do I exit from xfce4-screenshooter -r without taking a picture?

so I'm been trying to simulate Xubuntu to work similarly to the stuff I often do on my MacBookPro. One of the things I often do is to create a screenshot of a region and on xUbuntu, this is done via: ...
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SORT: Why is it different in open/save window then elsewhere?

The sort order in my Xubuntu file manager (Thunar) is the way I want it, with types of characters in the following order: non alphanumeric (principally: underscore, hyphen, dot) numerics ...