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

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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 ...
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Restore xubuntu dock

I 've installed xubuntu desktop on ubuntu 14.04 from the reppositores with sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop ,and i see that the dock doesn't appear ,how can i restore it?
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Why are some apps like GMusicBrowser and LightLocker in Japanese instead of my computer's Spanish in Xubuntu?

I have a problem with some Xubuntu apps like GMusicBrowser in which they appear all in Japanese and I don't know how to fix it to show them up in native Spanish. Could somebody help me in that?
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How do I run FASM 1.71.17 in Xubuntu 13.04 [closed]

Hello,I am a novice at using Linux i am using Xubuntu off of a flash drive and I am wondering how do i run the FASM executable I have already opened the properties dialog and went underneath the ...
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Can't find user music in San Andreas

I have been using xubuntu for a while now on a dual boot with windows. Slowly migrating over as more games become available on linux. I have GTA: San Andreas on both Steam and DVD. The play on linux ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 install fails on Dell Inspiron B130 with Broadcom 4318

I have a Dell Inspiron B130 I am trying to install 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 on. The install of 13.10 was AOK but the update failed catastrophically, so I am reinstalling from scratch. WiFi and the ...
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wifi works only after I suspend my ubuntu 14.04 and wake up the system from suspend [duplicate]

Once I start my system, wifi wont work, enable wifi is disabled. Only after i suspend my ubuntu and login again it works perfectly fine.
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No swap in Xubuntu 14.04 LTE with full disk/system encryption

I'm a newbee to Linux. I installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTE on my 1.6GHz/2GB RAM/120 GB SSD HDD netbook. Everything goes smoothly, except I realized that during booting and logging in there was a warning ...
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Where are the colors for the system theme (or just the gnome-terminal) specified in Ubuntu 14.04?

I really like the default color scheme for gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it for my terminal color scheme in Xubuntu. The only problem is that I have not been able to find the ...
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Disable thumbnails on Xubuntu

I am trying to obtain the highest performance from my Xubuntu system, disabling anything that I don't need. How can I disable thumbnails on Xubuntu?
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xubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout uk gb

I've just updated my laptop to Xubuntu 14.04, and after the update my keyboard has changed to English-English(US). This is OK for most keys, but it swaps @ with ", and loses the pound sign (The ...
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Troubles with suspend

I have some troubles with putting my PC in suspend mode. 1. I can't put it to sleep completely It suspends current session and goes to the log-in screen, it makes all the screens black, but it ...
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Set All .jar FIles As Executable

I run Java programs alot on my computer. It runs the latest version of OpenJDK, which is OpenJDK 7. When I try to run a .jar file, it gives me an error saying that the .jar file was not marked as ...
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I want to know how to create a multi boot DVD with all the Ubuntu flavors (Kubuntu, lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu) [duplicate]

I am a computer teacher. I am introducing my students to Linux, and I wish to create a multi boot live-DVD (single layer, 4.5GB) with all the Ubuntu flavors (Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu ...
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Cant enable bluetooth on Thinkpad X220 xUbuntu 14.04

I am having problems enabling bluetooth since installing xUbuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad X220, in 13.10 all was working fine. When I installed 14.04 I did a fresh install rather than upgrade. Running ...
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Decrease skype icon in xubuntu tray

Hello I am using Xubuntu 14.04. And skype in my tray looks like this: In 13.10 icon looks well: Is it possible to decrease size of it? Thanks. Is this problem fixed in 14.10? Could someone ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Missing Settings Apps in Whisker Menu [closed]

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 with the Whisker Menu. When I'm searching a Setting Application (like Gparted, USB Creator...) that app is missing in the main menu. I have to go to Settings Window and run ...
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Installing xfce versus xubuntu-desktop [duplicate]

A few questions. First, what's the difference between installing xfce vs xubuntu-desktop? I mean I know Xubuntu is Ubuntu with xfce but what exactly is the difference between installing the ...
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Can't extend partition on xubuntu

I have xubuntu remix and xubuntu dual booted. How do I remove xubuntu and fix boot? Can I also extend xubuntu remix to take whole disc? screenshot of gparted
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Rsync - memory usage

I am running on Xubuntu 14.04 and experiencing high memory usage of rsync. With a fresh start, the system is OK. I have rsync running in a cronjob, after/during rsync memory usage increases and stays ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - full-disk encryption and LVM during installation?

Does Xubuntu 14.04 also support full-disk encryption and LVM during installation like Ubuntu?
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Bluetooth not installed properly - Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 and now when I switch on the laptop's bluetooth hardware switch, I don't see the Bluetooth icon in the notification area nor in the indicator plugin (as used to happen ...
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Xubuntu Requirements

I plan to install Xubuntu on my CPU that has the following specs: Intel Pentium(R) 4 2.26 GHz, 1.00 GB of RAM. Would the Xubuntu Trusty Tahr support my CPU or do I have to use the Precise Pangolin ...
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How to find files in folders?

Without using command line. Let's say I open a folder where I have many sub-folders with different songs and I want to find some song that contain some word in the title. Is it possible? With command ...
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Urgent Troubles With Screen Resolution [duplicate]

I fresh-installed linux-ubuntu and the screen resolution was at 1280x1024 or something close to that (not my native 1920x1080). I searched how to fix that, tried everything to no avail. I have tried: ...
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Xubuntu showing up as Ubuntu in GRUB

I decided before I commit 100% to a distro that I would dual boot Ubuntu and Xubuntu and see after some time which "feels" better to me. Well, after restarting the computer for the first time I saw ...
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Will the (non-Mac) Xubuntu installation DVDs boot on Intel Macs?

In the context of the Ubuntu (not Xubuntu) installation DVDs, it's been stated repeatedly that the developers couldn't create one DVD that would boot on both Intel Mac and non-Mac systems. On the ...
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Sound from VLC cuts in and out

When playing DVDs with VLC the audio cuts in and out. What can be causing it? I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 (32 bit). I'm using a Gateway 310H Desktop with a Thraser Intel motherboard. The audio is ...
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Whisker Menu as a standalone application launcher

Is it possible to somehow force the whisker menu in Xubuntu 14.04 to open in the center of the screen? Secondly, after that's working, would it be possible to remove the icon from the panel (I'd ...
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Can't login to my account, I know the password

I use Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I was watching a movie, the desktop froze (as usual duh!), I logged out using a terminal, and couldn't log in to my account after that, I'm using a terminal. I type my ...