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

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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
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Custom Monitor Position in Xubuntu, monitors.xml Equivalent

I have three monitors and would like to be able to set my background to span all three screens. However, my side monitors (smaller screens) are lower than the middle one. In Linux Mint I was able to ...
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I am install Ubuntu in Windows 7, So how to uninstall ubuntu in windows? [duplicate]

First i am installing windows 7 then installing ubuntu. Windows 7 is my main operating system then i install ubuntu, so ubuntu install in windows Drive (c:). Please give me a solution for how to ...
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Why my status bar different from the default xubuntu?

I convert my ubuntu to xubuntu by following instructions from: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/alternative Everything is fine except my status bar is the old style xfce panel, ...
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Conda update <package>: Permission issues

I have a frequent issue with python packages, in this case with conda updating packages: ipython update user:~$ conda update ipython Proceed ([y]/n)? y Fetching packages ... Error: ...
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Xubuntu - multiple time zones displayed

As I switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu I missed the Date and Time indicator with the display of multiple time zones. This article suggested it can be done in Xubuntu, too, but how?
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 on Sony T11

I've been trying to dual boot Ubuntu with W8 on my Sony Vaio T11 for ages now and had just about given up when I noticed some people on this forum had managed it. Can any of you please give me some ...
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Gray desktop after updating XFCE on Xubuntu

Lately, I've been trying to run multiple monitors on Xubuntu without having them cloned. On the internet, I found some instructions to do that which basically required me to add a PPA in order to ...
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What application does read and interpret files with `desktop` extension?

I'd like to know what is exactly happening when I double-click on an icon of a desktop file, which contains the line like this: Exec=/bin/sh /absolute-path/script There is probably an Ubuntu ...
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How to reset/delete CUPS configuration files Ubuntu 14.04

Something weird has happened. I am on Xubuntu 14.04 32 bits (updated of course, so now 14.04.1, but it has been installed since the release of 14.04). My printer is a brother DCP-8110DN, It works ...
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Ways to download Software through Apt for Extremely Slow Internet?

So I'm in a position where I have two internet connections in my house: Internet #1: caps out so quickly and throttles my internet so low that apt will always return a connection error should I try ...
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How to get the 'normal' Xubuntu/Xfce panel indicator?

I have used the method linked here to replace Unity with Xubuntu/Xfce and all went perfectly. The only problem is the way the indicator plugin looks in the Xfce panel. It is this version: But it ...
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How to Launch Terminal Script with Appliation Icon?

I am relatively new to linux, but I wanted to get my Tor browser up and running. I have downloaded and extracted the Tor Browser Bundle. In order to open the browser I need to cd to the file and run a ...
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After installing xubuntu, I did not get a boot loader, help? [duplicate]

I searched on google and tried the boot repair program that you install on a flashdrive and boot from it to reinstal/fix grub but when I use the program, I get an error that says "The boot of your pc ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 can't get steam installed

Installing steam with the software center goes fine. When I try to run steam I get the error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6" I have run "sudo apt-get ...
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Xubuntu and Ubuntu's display managers coexisting

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Xfce via the 'xubuntu-desktop' package to try it out. After a couple days I decided to get back to Unity so I removed it and several other packages it came with. ...
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How do I prevent others from resetting my admin password in (X)ubuntu 14.04?

I was shocked to discover that my password could be easily reset via the command line. Does that mean anybody with physical access to my machine could reset the password and read the encrypted ...