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

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Xubuntu 13.10 laptop display pop up from sleep? [closed]

Upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 recently and noticed that when I put my Dell D620 laptop to sleep/hibernate (closed lid) the laptop display & configure settings & layout pop up appears? This doesn't ...
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Not video player works at all Xubuntu 13.10

No of the video player work, vlc, smplayer, parole etc. etc. I sometimes get an error, but mostly I get a screen with weird colors and a couple of weird sounds. Any help or suggestions?
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completely remove xfce from xubuntu 13.04 and install gnome

I don't like unity in new ubuntu. So I download xubuntu for my laptop. Now I don't like xfce as well and I want gnome. How can I completely remove xfce from xubuntu 13.04 and install gnome 3.8?
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desktop has become a grey void in Xubuntu 13.10

I upgraded from xubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. Everything seemed fine. Then I turned the computer off... rebooted and signed in and the desktop wallpaper and icons and files on the desktop are gone. Replaced ...
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No sound settings available in the settings manager window

Last night I decided to upgrade my system to the latest version of Xubuntu, 13.10. The process went fine, but now I'm facing this strange issue. There is no sound settings available in the settings ...
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No password required in Xubuntu after waking up

I am experiencing a very frustrating issue while running Xubuntu 13.04. It seems like Xubuntu does not need to require the password, when pulling the lid over. I already tried to search for a fix ...
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Application to reproduce Mac OS X full screen mode?

I am currently running Xubuntu 13.04, but this would also be cool on Stock Ubuntu. I am a big fan of the way full screen works in Mac OS X, and would like to reproduce the effect on Linux with ...
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Help! My panel in Xubuntu disappeared!

Was sitting here working on the computer when the power restarted for some reason. When my computer rebooted and I signed back in my top and side panel are missing. All the rest of my desktop seems to ...
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I can't set Xubuntu 13.04 to connect to the nearest access point

At my house there are 3 wireless connections and they are all joined together to make one. I want to connect to my nearest one, but it connects to another one. This happens often, but after a day its ...
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Xubuntu software update not working?

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that the repositories are no longer available. I already tried restarting my ...
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Xubuntu xfce problem

I have been using Xubuntu on my old laptop and it has been working great. The other day, I made a lot of updates and after requested login, the XFCE is no longer functioning properly. I can start ...
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Why am I seeing only 8 colors in terminal (Xterm)?

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 and I want to use Vim as my default editor for everything. I have downloaded many vim color schemas and tried them out, but all of them don't look like the official ...
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Sound not working at all in Skype

I can't get sound to work at all in Skype (version 4.2.0.11). Video works fine, but when I try a test call it just says "Problem with audio playback". I'm running Xubuntu 13.04. There are many many ...
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Wake up, Xserver screen. Can't stand it [duplicate]

Recently switched from Windows XP to Xubuntu. This is my second question and also the last one, I hope. Well, I'm talking about another useless/secondary graphical issue. When I manage to open the ...
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xubuntu monitor laptop

I'm new on linux, I just installed xubuntu 13.04 on my old laptop hp pavillon zv5000. But only the EXTERNAL monitor is working. The laptop's monitor doesen't work. Only shows black and gray squares. ...
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Laggy preview for image sequence in all video editing programs in Xubuntu (Kdenlive, Openshot, Sony Vegas via Wine)

Current os: Xubuntu 13.04 At first I thought it was Kdenlive's problem with not being able to preview image sequence in real time without being laggy, and then the same problem happens with other ...
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'mount: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0 : no such file or directory' error while booting

I was trying to load a version of CGminer which was returning a libudev type error, and followed a supposed solution here but it destroyed my system (so it seems). I loaded the system in recovery ...
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sometimes xfce4-power-manager stuck

sometimes the xfce4-power-manager does not show up in the panel and it`s not working at all, and sometimes is working. when it`s not working I have 2 solutions: log out, and log in. start system ...
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How can I make Xubuntu automatically tally the number of times a machine loads?

I would like to pilot Xubuntu in a school computer lab environment. The solution requires shared access devices that are independent of the school's Windows environment. I would like to collect data ...
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Bash auto_completion with Xubuntu and xrdp from windows

I'm using Xubuntu and connecting over RemoteDesktop with Windows 7. Everything works fine, but the auto_completion in my bash doesn't work. I checked the .bashrc file in my home directory and also ...
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Xubuntu installed when I was expecting Ubuntu

Yesterday, I downloaded and installed a Ubuntu 13.04 (using the minimised CD) on a Revo. Everything worked fine, I quited liked it (pretty new to Linux), and I thought I'd add it to my PC as a dual ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 X Login Loop

All of a sudden, I am no longer able to login to an X session in my Xubuntu 13.04 install. The graphical login accepts my password, the screen goes blank and then returns to the login prompt. A bit of ...
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xubuntu desktop breaks on tightvncserver

I have a desktop PC I want to remote desktop to, I also like the concept of virtual displays, so no one can see what I'm doing as I do it unless they connect to the display (as opposed to the standard ...
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Why is my “sudo fdisk -l” output so messy?

How do I fix this and is it even a problem. sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders, total 1953525168 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * ...
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Ubuntu dosn't connect to WPA Personal, but does WPA Enterprise

I've used Linux a bit, but I'm still a bit new. I've always had this problem, I'm running Xubuntu, but the last distro that I had was also xfce and had this problem too. Basically, I can connect to ...
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How do I define the primary monitor in XFCE?

I've set up multiple monitors in xfce per this answer, but my secondary monitor was chosen as the main one. How do I change which monitor is the main one?
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How to Install Xubuntu Inside Windows (no downloading)

I have these files. ubuntu-12.04.3-wubi-amd64.tar.xz ubuntu-12.04.1-i386.iso xubuntu-12.04-i386.iso I want to install Xubuntu inside windows. I have tried with wubi.exe --dimagepath=path but ...
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Install xubuntu alongside windows

I chose to install xubuntu with windows, using the link. My operating System, is Windows XP Professional, 32 bit. Everything worked fine, until the file coping step, during installation. It stopped ...
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CopyAgent (Copy Cloud Storage) won't autostart at system startup (Linux/Xubuntu)

CopyAgent (the client from Copy Cloud Storage) refuses to autostart at system startup. I use Xubuntu 13.04, and even though CopyAgent .desktop file is in the autostart folder, it simply won't ...
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During booting the following is coming “No bootable device — insert boot disk and press any key” in LINUX latest Ubuntu version

During booting the following is coming "No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key" in LINUX latest Ubuntu version
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How to install Xubuntu from a hard drive instead of a DVD or a USB stick? [duplicate]

I have an old computer and I want to install Xubuntu 13.04 on it. The problem is it has no DVD drive (only a CD one) and it won't boot from a USB stick (it boots from the CD-ROM and/or the HDD only). ...
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Error While Extracting files - “Error setting owner”

I'm using Xubuntu 13.10. Downloaded Eclipse. Tried to extract the tar file and I got the error as seen in the image. I have tried the following: Opened it up in the archive manager. It opens up ...
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I want to put Xubuntu 13.04 on an old laptop with Windows 98 on it, can someone tell me how to put Xubuntu on?

I am just doing this for fun so please don't give me some super long code to put in a terminal. I will post a picture once I get enough rep.
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How to include a xubuntu 13.04 in desktop environment, in wubi

How to include a xubuntu 13.04 in desktop environment, in wubi i have downloaded xubuntu but there seemed to be no wubi i also downladed other version (13.04 => ubuntu, lubuntu ) that include a wubi ...
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How to Install Xubuntu 13.04 inside windows 7

I downloaded iso image for xubuntu amd64 but there is no wubi.exe in the package, is there is any way to install xubuntu inside windows 7? Your help is appreciated!
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How do I mark a .jar file as executable on Xubuntu 13.04?

I'm trying to get the minecraft.jar file to execute , but the check box won't come up when I go to Properties > Permissions. I don't know much about the terminal and its commands so if someone could ...
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Virtual screen larger than 4096x4096 using xrandr

I have a triple monitor setup with a 1920x1200 monitor in the middle and two rotated 1600x1200s on the sides, for a total requirement of 4320x1600. I recently installed xubuntu and I'm trying to use ...
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How do I mark a file as executable on Xubuntu?

I need to know how to mark a file as executable but the check box is not there.
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Installing Gnome 3 on Xubuntu 12.04?

I have a few questions about this. I have Xubuntu 12.04 installed, using the default xfce, but I really like the look of Gnome 3. However, I always see people complaining about it. Would installing it ...
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Proftpd - (Login failed): Invalid shell: '/dev/null'

I'm using proftpd. When I try to log into the the FTP server it gives me the below message in the log: USER Err (Login failed): Invalid shell: '/dev/null' Many searches reveal that I should set ...
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Timed Shutdown - shutdown after 30 minutes [duplicate]

I am running Xubuntu 13.04, I got in the habbit of closing my Acer Netbook and forgetting about it for a week+. I open it up to find it has still been running. How do I set it to shutdown after 15 ...
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Xubuntu - manually restart network after reboot?

I am running Xubuntu (12.04 LTS) and something is wrong with my network settings (for wireless network using DHCP and WPA). Whenever I reboot, after the access to the network is not working unless I ...
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How can I change the white background in the file manager?

I would like to change the white background of my file manager. (I really searched everywhere and tried a lot of things.) I was trying to change CSS files of my theme (GTK2 & GTK3 folders) and I ...
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create roaming profile in windows 2008 server for ubuntu 12.04 client

i ve a windows 2008 Domain Controller, and i have created roaming profile that is working >>fine in windows environment.. now i have joined Ubuntu 12.04 as a client to use ...
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How do I make MS Excel macros work in Ubuntu?

I have a spreadsheet writting in MS Excel, an .xls document, which contains macros. I'm having a problem finding a program what will allow me to open the document and the macros work. I tried ...
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xfce Taskbar does not load after installing Nvidia drivers

I installed Xubuntu to replace Windows (or at least use it as main OS) since most of the games I play are on steam now anyway. Since the Xorg drivers are not suited for gaming I Installed the Nvidia ...
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Running a command as soon as I save a file

I want to run a command as soon as I save a specific text file. I know how to do it when the file closes, but I am looking for the code to execute as soon as I hit Ctrl+S. Thanks in advance..
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How do I get the Xorg folder so I edit my mouse?

Okay so I'm new to Xubuntu and I'm trying to get rid of the mouse acceleration like windows has it but I've been told that I need to edit files in xorg first. But the folder is not there and I can't ...
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Up to date, but says I need an update?

I'm using Xubuntu 13.04. There's a yellow update icon in my panel and when I click it, there is an unclickable grayed out options that says "There is 1 update available". When I click on the option to ...
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Keyboard shutcuts not working on Xubuntu

My keyboard shortuts no longer work (FOr example Super T for termanal super r for run etc) Ive found a few help threads online including here) After Xubuntu 10.04 to 10.10 upgrade, my keyboard ...