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

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xubuntu 12.04 hang on boot of kernel 3.2.0-44-generic

I just updated and got the 3.2.0-44-generic kernel on my desktop Dell T3400. When I rebooted as required it hung in the XUbuntu screen with the moving bar... the bar stopped moving and nothing else ...
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Slow wifi-connection on (x)ubuntu 13.04

I did a clean install of Xubuntu 13.04 and i am experiencing now a very slow wifi connection compared to 12.04. My laptop sees also less wifi-networks than before. The problem exist with the build-in ...
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Multiple Xauthority files generated in home directory [duplicate]

tom@tom-pc:~$ ls -lrta .Xa* -rw-rw-r-- 1 tom tom 0 May 23 23:45 .Xauthority.RM2HXW -rw-rw-r-- 1 tom tom 0 May 24 09:06 .Xauthority.CS6HXW -rw-rw-r-- 1 tom tom 0 May 24 16:51 .Xauthority.BYMIXW ...
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What is the default method / program to download photos from a photo camera to the computer?

I am in Xubuntu 12.10 and Thunar doesn't access the camera memory (Canon) so as to just copy/paste the pictures. I want to import the pictures onto the PC. I heard about F-spot and ...
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Unwanted output audio looping through input

I have a fresh Xubuntu install and I'm trying to configure the sound, I've got a Creative Xfi Titanium series sound card At the moment when I'm talking online in Mumble/Skype/Teamspeak etc.. my ...
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Xubuntu 12.10can't boot, can't login to tty(x)

I'm running Xubuntu 12.10, and I recently suffered a crash. When I tried to reboot, the system froze at "Stopping System v Runlevel compatibility" The advice for this tells me to go to tty1 via ...
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Xubuntu 13.04, Intel video chip, bad color and video

I'm using an Intel mother board (D865G SA), about a 2006 vintage, and using the built in video port. The video chip is Intel 865G Extreme Graphics 2. Previous versions of Xubuntu looked normal, but ...
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S-video problems Xubuntu 13.04

I installed for the first time Linux and it's a great move for me. Xubuntu came out of the box with almost everything working perfectly. I have a problem though, when I try to see the image from the ...
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Xubuntu power settings file

I'd like to create a toggle for suspending/doing nothing upon closing the lid for XFCE. For that, I need to find out where is the following setting stored: Creating the toggle script and panel ...
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Phpstorm Hotkeys in XUbuntu

I have installed xubuntu 13.04 and PhpStorm 6.x. But dont work hotkeys(not all). Dont work ctrl + a, ctrl + x, ctrl + v Help me!
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Is it normal when installing DE's, the boot up screen changes? [closed]

(DE's = Desktop Environments.) I was looking for a lightweight DE,when i started thinking about Xubuntu. I installed it,and i had to reboot my Asus Eee laptop because of updates. When it booted ...
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How to update Evolution Mail Client in xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm using xubuntu 12.04, and i need to upgrade Evolution Mail Client from 3.2.3 to the latest version. Thanks.
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Mapping Windows key in Gvim

How do I map the Windows key in Gvim? I've tried referencing it as T as suggested here and it doesn't seem to work.
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Litecoin mining, AMD Overdrive

I'm setting up a mining rig using 3-7950's, and have ran into a little bit of a road block. I've seen a few guides using xubuntu 12.10, but none with xubuntu 13.04. darth_bunny's guide ...
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Ubuntu one in Lubuntu and Xubuntu

I have an old computer running Ubuntu 13.04 and want to speed it up by using Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Will ubuntu one work on these?
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Is it safe to rollback Wubi without fresh Wubi install?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10, then I made a backup from root.disk file. I decided to change from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. So I downloaded Xubuntu 12.10 ISO image and reinstalled Wubi. In case I'm want to ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in 13.04

I installed Neverwinter Nights on this very machine while running 12.10, following the instructions here. Since upgrading to 13.04, nwn hangs when I run it. This is a strace log file generated by my ...
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How to make XFCE reserve space for panel on the right monitor?

I'm using Xubuntu 13.04 on my laptop that has an external screen attached. The big external monitor also has a vertical panel. My external screen is on the right side of my laptop. When I maximize ...
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What is the differences between XFCE session and Xubuntu session?

Everytime I boot up Xubuntu, I get the question, XFCE session or Xubuntu session, what are the actual differences?
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How to solve “the system is running in low graphics mode” in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed and it was working fine. But today suddenly it stopped responding, then I restart it and gives a window The System is running in low graphics mode, Your Screen, graphics ...
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Would I benefit from switching to Lubuntu or Xubuntu?

I just settled down with my ideal setup, a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but for some reason Ubuntu's running slow for me. I heard that Ubuntu was pretty small and resource light, but should I ...
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In Xubuntu, should I always install everything in the Update Manager?

I have been running Xubuntu 12.10 for over a month now, on 5 machines (old Compaq Evos, runs nice and slim on these old chips). I immediately became afraid of installing the updates suggested in the ...
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How to decide on the right Nvidia driver based on the Linux Kernel version?

After trying to install the Nvidia drivers and got them working and then got them broken, I would like to check one important thing: One of the main problems I run into was "Kernel version and Nvidia ...
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How can I uninstall Opera from Xubuntu?

I have downloaded opera from the website (deb package) and installed it. Now I want to remove it but I don't know how. I tried sudo apt-get remove opera but it didn't work.
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Anti-aliasing in Gvim

Apparently there's no anti-aliasing in vim-gtk in Xubuntu so the console version looks better than GUI one. Is there a way to turn it on?
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“sudo service lightdm stop” will go into a blank screen

I am trying to stop X Server so I can install some new NVidia drivers. However, the moment I type "sudo service lightdm stop", the computer goes into a blank screen, and nothing happens. Any ideas? ...
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Split Screen using HDMI Xubuntu 13.04

I've tried to get separate screens for Xubuntu 13.04 so I can browse on my laptop and use my TV to watch films via the HDMI port, but I'm unable to find a way to do it. What normally happens is I get ...
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How to burn 801MB iso file

I have ubuntu 11.10 (XFce) and I download Xubuntu 13.04 64Bit iso file that have 801MB and both brasero and XFburn can't burn that image on 800MB CD-R. Can I burn that image on that CD using overburn ...
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How to remove Xubuntu notification style?

I downloaded Xubuntu to try it on Ubuntu. After uninstalling it using sudo apt-get purge xubuntu-desktop I found out that even after that when there were pop-up notifications, it would appear in ...
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how do I connect to a VPN with ipsec?

I created a config file for my FritzBox 7390 after this german tutorial Now I want to configure my Network-Manager but there is no option for ipsec. Do I need additional packages? I tried to ...
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why os x is 5GB while ubuntu is just 700 mb? [closed]

I dont understand whats in 5gb of os x and windows installation dvds when ubuntu fits on 700mb cd and just works with every hardware! I am not criticizing i am just curious. I'm expecting answers like ...
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Some icons from XFCE4 panel missing

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 (xfce4-panel 4.10.0). The icons for Skype and Synapse are missing in the panel. Only a missing icon icon is shown. The icons show correctly in the apps menu. I've tried ...
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Xfce4-places-plugin doesn't show mounted partitions due to altered fstab options

To begin with, for some reason I had a problem with wine - every program I launched crashed with a strange error and pretty much nothing would execute except for applications and executables stored on ...
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Turn Xubuntu into Ubuntu while keeping Xubuntu?

Recovering from a terrible attempt to install Ubuntu 13.04, I stumbled upon Xubuntu 13.04. I love it, and so far I have absolutely no complains about it. However, I am not confortable with its default ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in vbox

When I run update manager, it shows updates of 212mb, but does not download or install them. ditto, when I run sudo apt-get update it shows all the available updates, but does not install.
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What is the default clipboard manager in Xubuntu?

I don't care about panel plugins or programs such as xclip or xsel. I just want to know : when I cut or paste something on Xubuntu, what program handles it?
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Ethernet port on thinkpad doesn't connect but the one on the ultrabase (dock) does [closed]

I just recently bought a used Thinkpad X200s and installed Xubuntu 13.04 on it. I am have issues getting the ethernet port on the laptop to connect. I also have a Ultrabase dock for the laptop. While ...
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Who is “user 109”?

I found out that user 109 launches pulseaudio on startup, which blocks mine: petr@sova:~$ ps -ef | grep pulseaudio 109 1515 1 1 15:23 ? 00:00:00 /usr/bin/pulseaudio --start ...
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System-config-printer in xubuntu Raring

My system-config-printer in Xubuntu raring is bahaving rather odd, when I click the server settings. As you see the first option (to show the printers of other systems) is missing. My installation ...
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xfce4-session segfault, suspend and hibernate not working

I am experiencing some critical bugs during a critical time (finals week) and could really appreciate some life-saving help. I have posted about it at https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10068, ...
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Xubuntu splash hangs on boot for 15s

Problem started recently. When I log in (in 80% of cases), the spinning logo on blue background hangs (wheel doesn't spin) for around 15s. Afterwards, the login box shows normally. What's interesting ...
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Xubuntu: How can I avoid the double-password entry (lightdm then xscreensaver) on user switching?

I'm running Xubuntu raring with lightdm and xscreensaver. Both users on the system have xscreensaver set to lock the screen after n minutes. However, when I click "switch user" (or do gdmflexiserver ...
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Error when copying from Desktop to any other location

I recently installed Xubuntu and there were a lot of differences I noticed between xfce and gnome. I didn't like Thunar that much (mainly because of the searching feature - even catfish doesn't posses ...
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Unmounting drive in Xubuntu

Every time I try unmounting / ejecting / safely removing a drive in Xubuntu, I get the following dialog: However, most of the time it seems like there isn't any data that needs to be written or a ...
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How to change screen resolution in Xubuntu 11.10?

I can't figure out how to change my screen resolution. Can someone help me?
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After updating to Xubuntu 13.04, Brasero will not work, can this be remedied?

After updating to Xubuntu 13.04, Brasero will not work, does anyone else have this problem and can it be solved?
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Change Xubuntu's default text editor globally

There's a lot of tutorials on how to change the default text editor in Unity and Gnome. There's none for Xubuntu/XFCE. How do I change all mousepad's associations to sublime text? I know I could ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 - mobile broadband can not be enabled

I installed Xubuntu 13.04 and Lubuntu 13.04; not together (dual boot) but one by one. For both, I experienced the same issue. My notebook is Acer AO532h. I want to use Xubuntu or Lubuntu on it. ...
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xorg-video-abi-13 dependency problem

I'm trying to install the ATI driver for my Probook 4540s (3000/7650M) according to instructions given in How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers working?. After execute the following command: ...
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internet connection doesnt work properly [duplicate]

I have a problem with my internet connection on xubuntu 13.04. Sometimes it works perfectly, but sometimes it is very slow or doesnt work at all and I have to refresh page or restart installation in ...