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

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Screen tearing only when playing videos using GeForce GT 750M

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 exclusively, with Compton installed. The OS runs great and I have absolutely no screen tearing when I move my windows around, scroll in my web browser, work in Gimp or ...
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GRUB2 not working after installing xubuntu 14.04

I have a vaio laptop and it used to have installed windows 8 and Xubuntu 13.04 in dual boot, everything was working fine. I decided to update my version of xubuntu 14.04 LTS mainly because the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 black screen after monitor off/on

I have a HP desktop machine with Ubuntu 14.04, with also Xubuntu and Gnome desktops installed. I mostly use the Xubuntu session. When using the Xubuntu session, when I power off my monitor, and power ...
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Window get transparent

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, after changing display from external screen to internal in my laptop my Firefox window get a little bit transparent. The only one window which I set to have transparency is ...
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How to move a selcection of files into a new folder via the right click menu?

I recently switch from OSX to Xubuntu 14.04 and I'm loving my new found freedom. For the most part I've managed to customize my Linux operating system to my needs and likes. But theres one feature I'm ...
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xtreme download manager weird behavior

Just Downloaded Xtereme-Download manger works fine but one problem when i am using Facebook and and when there is sound of Notification or chat the xtreme-download manger asks to download it's audio ...
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In XUbuntu there are black unreadable tabs in GTK applications such as gEdit

I'm using XFCE in Ubuntu 14.04. When I open gEdit, the tabs at the top are unreadable: Having done some research, it appears that this is because gEdit is a GTK 2.0 application and this problem ...
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How to tile window on the corners in Xubuntu

After I realized that Unity is overstretching my graphics card and my CPU, I decided to remain to Ubuntu by switching to Xubuntu. Xubuntu is must faster, but I am now trying to reproduce the handy ...
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“Open in remote terminal” for Xubuntu file manager

I recently switched to Xubuntu. I am trying to recover the Ubuntu nautilus functionality, "Open in remote terminal", which was on the right-click menu of every file manager window. This does not ...
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PulseAudio unable to detect Bluetooth Headset

I am able to successfully pair with my bluetooth headset (Motorola S305), and connect to Audio Sink. However, it does not show up in PulseAudio (in any way I ask it), and I can't switch the audio ...
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Xubuntu panel disappears every time I restart

Well, I recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 and every time I restart, the top panel disappears. As a solution I found the following commands to make the panel reappears, but I have to run it in terminal ...
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If i buy something on xubuntu software store can i download later across my account?

If I buy on Xubuntu software center (laptop) can I use on my Ubuntu desktop? Also will I have to purchase again. (Same account)
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I don't understand why one disk is missing a label in XFCE

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 and I have an issue with the labels of my EXT formatted disks on my graphical desktop: Disk one is shown as foo. When I right click the disk and choose "Properties", this ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 display window when charger is plugged/unplugged

I have an Acer Aspire V3-551G laptop with Xubuntu 14.04 x64. Everything is great, but when I plug the laptop in, or unplug it, I get a window showing menus and stuff would be seen in Settings > ...
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How do I stop Gimp from autolaunching on startup?

Gimp launches every time I log into Xubuntu (v. 13.10). Gimp is not shown under Settings Manager-> Sessions and startup. It does not appear in ~/.config/autostart. I immediately close Gimp in these ...
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Chrome — Youtube videos upscaling pixelation

I am having issues with Youtube videos played in Chrome are not being up-scaled smoothly. Not all of them all the time, just some of them. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 using Radeon free driver. I have ...
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Allow ftp permissions for every directory

I have a computer that I set up with Ubuntu but I don't have a monitor for it so it is a hassle when I need to change something in the file system because I have to unplug a monitor from one of my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DVD Installation not Loading

I am currently running Xubuntu 13.10, and have burned Ubuntu 14.04 onto a DVD. Whenever I put the DVD into the disk dive and turn on my laptop the Xubuntu start screen appears, instead of the Ubuntu ...
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Not seeing some directories in windows partition

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows 7 in a Lenovo G480 laptop. I'm having the following issue: I can't see (literally) a couple of directories which are in the Win partition. To be ...
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Touch screen and two monitors

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04.4. I have two monitors (one touchscreen and one regular). I've used xrandr to set regular screen right of touch screen, so extended display. Now ubuntu thinks the entire ...
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Benchmarking Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player

I use xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, I installed flash player from software center and xubuntu-restricted-extras too Are there any benchmarks on Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player? I ...
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Sound in Chrome

Hi (I am a complete novice in all this!), I run the latest version of Xubuntu on a small HTPC. I recently began having problems with sound. All the sites I could find on the internet kept saying ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 wanting to mount nonessential drive during boot [duplicate]

I have a 4TB NTFS external hard drive that I keep my Movies/TV on it. For some reason, If I boot Xubuntu without the drive plugged-into the computer it will give me an answer along the lines of ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 says it's connected to wifi but is really slow and won't connect to any website as if there is no internet connection

Like I said the wifi indicator says it's connected to the internet with like all of the bars (I'm right next to my wifi box) but, when I open up firefox, it won't connect to any website as if there ...
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Burning iso to usb in ubuntu on mac hardware [duplicate]

I am trying to "burn" (yes I know thats not the right term) an iso for xubuntu onto my usb pendrive. I am on mac hardware but I have ubuntu installed and I would like to be able to do it without ...
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Screen refresh/display problem in Xubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot on a desk top (Pentium R 4 CPU, 2.66 GHZ, 2G RAM) running XP home edition. In some situations when in Xubuntu I am having what seem to be screen ...
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Use 12.04 Greybird's theme in 14.04

I would like to use the default theme (Greybird) from Xubuntu 12.04 in Xubuntu 14.04, simply because I believe the older version of Greybird is prettier. I attempted to copy the contents of ...
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No decoder available for type 'audio/x-wma'

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo R60e. I have installed ubuntu-restricted-extras and ubuntu-restricted-addons. When I try to listen this audio stream http://www.polskieradio.pl/st/program2.asx ...
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Problem with org.freedesktop.Geoclue.Providers.Hostip, running Qreator on Xubuntu-14.04

I installed Qreator using apt-get on Xubuntu-14.04: $ sudo apt-get install qreator But the application fails to start! When I try to run it via Terminal, the following error messages are printed ...
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Xubuntu Alt+Tab behavior

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and I want to change the Alt+tab behavior. In Xubuntu it just have the option to alternate between applications, but I prefer something like Gnome Shell or Unity, that have the ...
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Permanently end processes

The point is that i installed xubuntu and at one point i get on the screen one light bulb increasing and decreasing the light on the display (laptop) so i found in task manager that it is this ...
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Configuration for three display setup with two Nvidia cards?

I have two video adapters: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 and a three LCD displays connected to them. Here's the topology illustrated graphically: [ GTX 570 ] === HDMI ===> Philips 273ELH #0 ...
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cannot rename files when saving

I am using xubuntu 13.10. Since the last update, when I am saving files I cannot rename other files, there are missing buttons in context menu like rename, cut, copy, etc... let`s say I edited the ...
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Sudo won't accept my password even with Caps Lock off and the right password

First, I just want to say that I did check for caps lock and I know for a fact that it was the correct password and everything was fully correct. I even entered the sudo command a second time and ...
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Problem Installing Xubuntu 12.04 Audio-Video codecs [duplicate]

I used Crouton to install Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS with the XFCE environment on my HP Chromebook 11. I've gotten it all fully installed and everything; the only thing I'm doing now is the basic setup ...
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HP Device Manager still in menu after HPLIP uninstall

I have uninstalled HPLIP according to the directions on http://hplipopensource.com/node/188 from Xubuntu 14.04, meaning that I typed this into my terminal emulator: sudo rm -rf /usr/share/hplip sudo ...
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Can't Install Nessus in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I tried with the following command: sudo apt-get install nessus But It shows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package nessus is not ...
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grub2 on xubuntu trusty does not display boot menu

The boot menu does not show up even though /etc/default/grub contains: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...
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Change keyboard layout permanently in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a fresh Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar installation (not upgrade) and I need to change my keyboard layout each time I boot. These are the contents of file /etc/default/keyboard: XKBMODEL="pc105" ...
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Lost all sound in Xubuntu 14.04

The other day, all sound in my Xubuntu 14.04 installation suddenly stopped working. I first tried this: rm -r ~/.config/pulse pulseaudio --kill Which was suggested here, but it didn't do the trick. ...
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Running Thunar custom actions in a directory located at afc://

I am running Xubuntu 14.04. I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 7.1 I can mount the phone and see my photos and videos. I can drag the photos and videos to another directory in home and then manipulate them. ...
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Is it possible to have a shortcut to switch to the nth xfce-tasklist window in Xubuntu like in Windows? [duplicate]

One of my favorite features in Windows is the ability to press -1 to switch to the leftmost window in the "Window buttons", -2 to go to the 2nd one, and so on, as opposed to alt-tabbing through ...
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LightDM Customisation KDE or Unity Greeter in Xubuntu 14.04

my favorite Distro is Xubuntu, only the GTK greeter let my eyes bleeding (i know, its lightweight and simple). So i check these hints: ...
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Libreoffice icon on xfce switcher

I want to replace the ugly icons used for libreoffice on the xfce alt-tab switcher (Xubuntu 14.04), but I can't find it on any theme of icons neither any system folder. I really don't imagine where ...
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Connect to only one specific wireless network if available?

I have a home server running Xubuntu 12.10 and it is connected by WLAN to my home network. The problem is that when the router crashes, the server loses connection and tries to connect to another ...
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Rearrange open programs in Xubuntu task bar

My Xubuntu (Ubuntu 13.10) task bar currently looks like this: I'd like to be able to rearrange them in a different order. Say for example, I want Google Chrome to be listed first. But I'm not able ...
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Xfce4 create new document, remove history [duplicate]

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04. 64 bit. I'm not sure about the xfce version I'm using. I had kinda the same problem on 13.10, it hunts me on 14.04 and upgrading doesn't seem to work. When I click right click, ...
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Emacs doesn't kill-yank anymore after Xubuntu upgrade to 14.04

I just upgraded Xubuntu on my laptop from 13.10 to 14.04. Emacs' version is 24.3.1. Everything is working fine except the kill-yank system (copy-paste). To investigate this, I open emacs in my home ...
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Google Chrome Black Screen in Xubuntu 14.04

I have an issue with the latest update of Google Chrome on my Xubuntu 14.04. When I open a browser, it's webpage region is completely black, only toolbars are visible. When I try to resize or move ...
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How can I configure the express keys for my Intuos drawing tablet?

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 and my tablet is CTH-680 or Intuos Pen and Touch Medium. I used xsetwacom to assign key press a, b, c, d to buttons 1 to 4 of "Wacom Intuos PT M Finger pad" but when I ...