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

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Ubuntu desktop is empty [closed]

I have downloaded this image https://bitnami.com/stack/edx/virtual-machine and installed it in virtual box Then I executed the following sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop set ...
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Odd Symbol showing up in file names Xubuntu 16.04

I installed 16.04 and was setting it up and moving some files from an external drive (Fat32 and made in OSX). Some of the files display this very odd character on Xubuntu 14.04 I think these ...
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How to start a dameged xubuntu in command line only?

I'm trying to install nvidia drivers in a Xubuntu 16. I did donwload the .run file from nvidia website but there is some issues. The x server must be stopped - easy, and nouveau drivers must be ...
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Qualcomm Atheros 6164 - Wifi works for a few minutes and then dies until restarted

I've recently installed Xubuntu and can get the wifi working... for about at most 5 minutes at a time, after which point it claims to still be connected, but all attempts to visit any web page will ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Live USB won't let me past login…flashes and resets

I found posts saying log in name is 'xubuntu' and password is empty. This just flashes screen and resets fields. Other names or default sounding passwords result in an "incorrect password" message, ...
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Alternative to Dash for non-Unity users

I am using Ubuntu but I am not running Unity. Is there a program I can run which will help me to start an application, by typing part of its name, like Unity's Dash does? Ideally it would assist ...
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Why Xubuntu 16.04 wireless connection fails so often?

I usually don't ask "stupid" questions like this, but the wireless connection in Xubuntu 16.04 is killing me!! I'm browsing the internet like any regular Joe and all of the sudden Chromium is telling ...
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Killer Wireless AC 1535 'Device not ready' in Ubuntu 16.04

my Killer wifi card is detected, but doesn't detect any networks and says 'device not ready' in Ubuntu 16.0 i did the dmesg | grep ath10k and this is the output: [13.619208] ath10k_pci 0000:02:00....
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Change font glyph is taken from

I've trying to use some Font Awesome glyphs as icons for workspaces in i3wm, but I can't get them to display correctly. After reading the answers on this post, I saw that the glyph I want was being ...
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How to doubleclick a Java Jar and start it without sudo

My current Situation: my pc is running Xubuntu 16.04 a java jar app on Xubunutu desktop a USB thermal printer (Model: DigiPOS 920) is connected via USB to my pc the java app talks to the thermal ...
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Change keyboard layout shortcut stopped working after updates yesterday

I usually have the change keyboard layout shortcut key set to Alt+Shift (like Windows). After an update yesterday this stopped working. I've tried changing the shortcut to some other combination, but ...
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How to install nvidia drivers in Xubuntu 16?

I'm asking because I've read some tutorials and some answers about Ubuntu older versions and nothing worked. Also, this Xubuntu is different from what is show in tutorials, so I think it worth to ask. ...
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After Upgrade from Xubuntu 15.10 to Xubuntu 16.04 Acer Nitro VN7-792G Cpu running to hot

I recently upgraded to xubuntu 16.04 and have noticed the CPU temperature reaching between 55-85 C although the CPU load is the same as before I upgraded. This is about 10-15 C higher than before the ...
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No titlebars, menus and panels while using Nvidia drivers on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed the Nvidia binaries a few weeks ago, then I selected them on Nvidia Prime through sudo nvidia-settings and restarted LightDM using sudo service lightdm restart to go back to the login ...
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Strange screen at bootup Xubuntu 16

A saw a complain about Ubuntu 14, but the picture is no longer available, so I don't know if is the same problem of mine. Photo: Xubuntu booting with style: I just installed Xubuntu 16 and I'm ...
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Updating Ubuntu 14.04.3 to 14.04.4 made my desktop unusable (no more icons and bars)

I am just a beginner with Linux... During updating process (trough the system menu) I had problems with Internet. And my desktop did not display any icon. I could not access to my files. I reinstalled ...
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How to perform 2 different desktops with one notebook (HDMI)?

Here is a notebook with one desktop, and I want to use a second display monitor via HDMI, but thing is that the second display is showing the same desktop. I want two different working-spaces being ...
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Mouse vanishes upon log in Xubuntu

I've been having this issue ever since I added an Ubuntu partition alongside Windows 10.When I boot normally its fine(its set so that when I boot I don't have to log in) but when I close the laptop ...
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Why does Xfce sometimes not properly load the theme (Appearance) on login?

Sometimes when I log in, Xfce (4.10, on Xubuntu-14.04) doesn't look right at all – the colour theme is an odd mixture of the correct settings (Xfce-darkness, in my case) and what's presumably ...
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solid black screen while upgrading ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04

I was upgrading my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04. Suddenly my screen turned grayish and I waited for 5 minutes still there was no change. Then I forced shutdown my laptop and when I restarted it I am ...
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Xubuntu Wifi driver not working after update

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a TP Link T4U USB wifi adapter, whic is based on the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. It has been working flawlessly for a number of months, up until Linux kernel 3.13....
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gstreamer dependencies problem

When I try and install gstreamer I get dependency errors. I already followed this thread and it did not work. Here is the error output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-...
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Can't execute .sh file that works finely through the terminal in Xubuntu 16.04

My first attempt with scripts, is a shortcut to open a Jupyter Notebook on a specified folder from an file on the Desktop called ipython.sh. The content of ipython.sh is: #!/bin/bash cd ~ ...
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Error In Ubuntu Server

I have a trouble when I install ubuntu server. I use wireless connection to install. I have finished installation. But, when I write sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. It ...
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Messed up double/double system after install/reinstall of `ubuntu-desktop` in Xubuntu 15.10

So I decided to install ubuntu-desktop metapackage in my Xubuntu 15.10 install and then realized the inconveniences and uninstalled ubuntu-desktop and ubuntu-settings and then this happened.... I ...
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dropbox issue on Xenial

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 one month ago. Since about one week Dropbox asks for an updated to the last version and now it has stopped syncing. I already has the latest version installed (also checked ...
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Slow boot after fresh install and update

I have a desktop with 8 GB RAM DDR3, AMD Phenom x3 cores, Nvidia GTX 750, mechanical Seagate 1TB hard disk. I have installed the xubuntu on /dev/sda1 and put my /home on /dev/sda6 with a swap on /dev/...
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Pre-installed files of 'blueman' deleted?

I downloaded some blueman-files to my Laptop, to attempt enable Bluetooth. Then I deleted them by: sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove blueman. Meaning no blueman-files are left on my Laptop. Then I ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Intermitent Sound

Every few seconds, sound stops for a second or so. In sound manager, all inputs/outputs disappear, being replaced with the message: "Establishing connection to PulseAudio. Please wait." syslog has ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - initramfs-tools

I am getting a strange error whenever I try to install a package on my xubuntu 16.04 system. Part of the output is shown below. The package does get installed, however I am getting these messages ...
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Which *ubuntu Version Should I Install [closed]

My new laptop has some less powerful specs than my current, and so I want to install Xubuntu instead of Ubuntu. However, everywhere I see, reviews say not to install Xubuntu 16.04 because it is full ...
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Unable to update Xubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04 using Update Manager

I tried to update from Xubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 using the sudo update-manager -d command, however, it stopped after the first step of the update due to poor internet connectivity and I closed it. When I ...
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libavcodec-extra-54 and libavformat54 not upgrading

Each time I run sudo apt-get upgrade I get the this output: The following packages have been kept back: libavcodec-extra-54 libavformat54 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not ...
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Xfce vs. Unity - Performance and Ease

I just purchased a laptop with rather low specs, and was thinking of installing Xubuntu with Xfce. On my current laptop, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. My question is in regards to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wallpaper under black screen, after login (unity 7.4.0)

I'm tried to fix, but it doesn't has an affect. sudo rm -fr ~/.cache/compizconfig-1 sudo rm -fr ~/.compiz sudo rm -fr ~/.Xauthority sudo rm -fr ~/.config/autostart sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Dual Boot UEFI Windows 10 removes Grub Bootloader

After installing Xubuntu (I have done this several times with several releases: LTS 14.04 and LTS 16.04), all works great: I get GRUB with Xubuntu and Windows options. The problem comes when I boot to ...
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Restart when waking from suspend

I've got a dual-boot on my asus n750jv with win 10 and xubuntu 16.04. When I suspend from either os the laptop goes to sleep, a led is blinking, but when I wake the computer up, it restarts and the ...
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How to make apps window appear TopMiddle centered instead of the default TopLeft centered in Xubuntu 16.04?

I would love to have Terminal window (as well as many other programs) appear centered TopMiddle, not TopLeft as it always do. TopMiddle makes me look straight, TopLeft puts strain to my eyes and neck, ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time ?

how do we get grub menu when boot up process? tried by using both shift and E s c keys
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Ubuntu virtual terminal exits too quickly for me to type

I've been having a nightmare trying to install an NVIDIA GPU on my desktop computer (Ubuntu 14.04). I inserted the card and tried following various instructions online, but that did not work and I got ...
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How to get the toolbar to follow greybird theme in Corebird

I have Corebird installed and for some reason I can't figure out why the toolbar is differently colored. I am hoping that someone can help me to fix this.
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Interrupted release upgrade (14.04 to 15.10) and now system only boots to command line

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 via update-manager. It all went well, all the packages were downloaded, step "installing packages" (or something like that) was in progress. I haven't ...
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fatal error: lz4.h: No such file or directory #include “lz4.h” [duplicate]

Compiling (C++): prod/coretech/hub/compression/lz4_compressor.os prod/coretech/hub/compression/lz4_compressor.cc:31:17: fatal error: lz4.h: No such file or directory #include "lz4.h" ...
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Problems to install Xubuntu in dual boot with Windows 10

I have a problem with installing dual boot xubuntu with Windows 10. I checked the specifications of my notebook and bios mode is legacy. I explain the steps I followed: I created a 100GB partition ...
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Is there a way to force the focus on a specific screen?

I'm using xfce and I have two screens. When I want to focus on the top window of a screen I have to TAB until I find it or click on it. That's very inefficient I think and I'm looking for a way to ...
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Unable to connect to internet. Ethernet works in windows but not in Ubuntu and Xubuntu

I am new to linux in general. I have tried everything I could find in google but nothing helped so far. Internet works perfectly in windows 7 and windows 10. I can't even connect to 192.168.1.1 in ...
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Cannot use 'make' to install Digimend Driver on C720P running Crouton

I have little to almost no knowledge of Linux but I have been using Xubuntu 14.04 on a C720P Chromebook for almost a year now. Today I got a new graphics tablet "Huion 420" and I have been trying to ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 log out menu won't go away

Fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04 i386 on a Viewsonic VOT132 After a few minutes, the "Log out" box pops up on its own. Pressing escape will make it disappear, but it always pops right back up within a ...
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Firefox 46 keeps crashing on xubuntu 14.04

Every time when i open firefox it keeps working fine and after a couple of minutes it crashes. I have gstreamer and flash installed so I am not sure what is causing this. Here are the error details: ...
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Xubuntu Shift Key weird default behaviour

I've not managed to find a solution to this and it's driving me mad! I have a VM installation of Xubuntu 16.04 and neither of the shift keys work on it by default. Some shortcuts that include shift do ...