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

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How to remove unity-greeter with all additional packages?

I'm using Xubuntu, I installed unity-greeter package via sudo apt-get install unity-greeter, it also installed A LOT OF other packages (ex I noticed 'Online accounts' in Settings). Then I removed it ...
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My system update requires installation of untrusted packages [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the latest updates from my software manager and it wants me to install untrusted packages? Should I install the packages, if so, how? It just says it requires the untrusted ...
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No webGL in Chromium for Radeon Xpress 1250 (RS600M) in Raring

Before I say anything else, here's my lspci response: $ lspci | grep 'VGA' 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS600M [Radeon Xpress 1250] I'm running xubuntu,...
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How do I get the brightness keys working on an Acer AspireOne D255?

I've got a little problem trying to set brightness on a AcerAspireOne D255 on which I freshly installed Xubuntu 13.04 (32x)... brightness seems to play its own way: it doesn't respond to my inputs and ...
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Installed Xubuntu from USB stick now only boots up if USB stick is inserted

quite new to XUbuntu but here goes.. I've got HP Microserver that I am trying to install XUbuntu onto. No dual boot, will be XUbuntu only. So I downloaded the ubuntu ISO and made up a bootable USB ...
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Alacarte creating entries shown in menu but not in editor

I created a "calculator" entry in main applications menu of Xubuntu, using Alacarte (gcalctool command - it seems to be a wrong one, as it can't find it). BUT: it is not shown in the list of ...
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Xubuntu xfce context menu weird display [closed]

I tried to install 'gnome-shell' through synaptic manager but I didn't like it so got it uninstalled...however even after running 'autoremove' & 'autoclean' commands a problem persists & that ...
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Accessing Mac filesystem from xUbuntu

I have a macbook pro with 2 OS's... Mac OSx and Xubuntu (newest release.) I have followed a lifehacker guide on allowing access of my OSx partition when booted into my linux OS which included ...
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I over-wrote my xorg.conf with Nvidia-settings and lost my XFCE settings

I changed some monitor resolution things with the Nvidia tool (saved to /etc/ .. xorg.conf) and when I restarted XFCE I had lost all styling of taskbar, icons, defaults fonts etc.. What can I do to ...
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xubuntu lightdm unity-greeter bad looking theme

I'm using xubuntu 12.10 and wanted to use the unity-greeter for the login screen (lightdm). The thing is that I installed the package unity-greeter (and gnome-settings-daemon), changed to unity-...
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policykit-desktop-privilege - rules not in effect

my xubuntu installation asks me for my password everytime I try to mount/umount/update software ... all the things that policykit-desktop-privilege should grant me. The user is in both admin and sudo ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu, wipe hard drive and Mac

I bought a Samsung SSD 128 GB for my MacBook Pro 13 Mid-2009, 2.53ghz 8GB RAM. I want to try Ubuntu on it so i installed it first, everything went fine. But after a couple of week i wanted to switch ...
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I can only receive file using bluetooth in Xubuntu

I have installed Xubuntu 12.04.1 on my machine. I can only receive file using bluetooth from my cellphone and i can not send file from my machine to cellphone (with Send File to Device action in ...
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Xfce in Xubuntu 12.04 keymap sitching

i want to setup keymap switching in Xubuntu following way: - Left Winkey for toggling keymaps - "Scroll lock" led for alternative keymap indication As it goes, it not so easy to setup by means of ...
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xubuntu 12.04 Thunar deletes files with permission r--r--r--. Is it a bug?

I tried to prevent my digital photos (.jpg files) from accidental deletion using chmod 444 *.jpg. All permissions are set and displayed correctly in a terminal (ls -la) as well as in thunar's file ...
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gmusicbrowser alternative?

I have been tinkering with xubuntu recently and I found the player, gmusicbrowser, to be lacking in some aspects. I am looking for a lightweight music player that can handle web radio stations, ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 not listed while in boot menu

I am using Dell Inspiron 17R with Windows7 as the primary OS to boot my system up. I am new to Linux and to begin with, I thought of installing Ubuntu 12.4 AMD 64 bit version on my laptop. Today I ...
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Grub Doesn't Display after installing Xubuntu 12.04

I just installed Xubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows XP. I specified my own partitions. However, on boot Grub doesn't seem to appear with the monitor showing "No Signal". After approximately 10 secs (the ...
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Error - 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_info' during xubuntu installation

I'm trying to install xubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386 to my old Asus Eee pc AMD Athlon Processor 1.00 GHz, 992mb RAM, windows XP and I get this error during installation: Error - 'NoneType' object has no ...
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How can i speed up abiword 2.9.2 in xubuntu? It runs too slow.

abiword 2.8.6 in 11.10 was fine for me. After a 12.04 fresh install, abiword 2.9.2 is now available... and I definitly can't use it! scrolling the text with the mousewheel is impossible. It only ...
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removing unity and gnome panel in xubuntu

After running the update manager for the first time and rebooting, I am greeted with a few ubuntu applications and when I logout I can see the unity and gnome shell option in the login screen. How ...
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Windows drive shows all icons with a “X” tagged!

This is what I'm seeing. Any help?
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How to make xfce (xubuntu-desktop) have no brightness-levels?

I want to have a smoother experience. With xubuntu-desktop I have just about 6 brightnessteps with my laptop. But in Gnome when the desktop darkens, it happens without steps like in mac. Is it ...
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Xubuntu won't boot after applying Security Fixes

After i was prompted by the Update manager to install some security fixes Xubuntu won't boot, I don't know which one of all the updates caused this, how can i look into this.? I don't seem to have ...
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Need help with Two Ubuntu based system sharing in Samba

I have a laptop and desktop running Ubuntu and Xubuntu respectively both are 64 bit 11.10 version I use XBMC on both machines to play media. I want to access my media on dekstop and play on my ...
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Xubuntu 11.10 Proxy Server Settings

I would like some recommendations for setting up the proxy server settings for Xubuntu 11.10. I tried searching on Google and I got 2 common results that made use of command line stating that I ...
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How do I set up panning in a viewport?

I am trying to make my desktop larger than my screen, thus making my screen a "viewport". When I run: xrandr --output LVDS --mode 1280x800 --fb 1600x1600 --panning 800x600 My desktop increases in ...
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Error when copying public key

I have created a key pair in Xubuntu 15. I want to copy the public key to a Windows 10 laptop in order to allow ssh connection only from there, but when I run (as root): ssh-copy-id myuser@my.ip.x....
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Xubuntu 16.04 - Move icons around the indicator

I installed Xubntu 16.04 on my laptop and started customizing it to make it blend into environment. Anyways I ran into one issue. How do I move the app indicator icons. I tried the ordering-...
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Why i can't login in Xubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I have used Xubuntu 16.04 fine for months. Today i updated some snapd package, then i restarted the system as required. And now it just won't let me log in. It replies invalid password. I tried to ...
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Time conflict in dual boot [duplicate]

So I have this problem, have Windows 7 and Xubuntu 16.04, dual boot screws time in Windows, tried to change /etc/default/rcS as stated in other posts, but UTC = yes line does not appear in that file, ...
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Can I apply MacBuntu themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04?

MacBuntu 16.04 is supposed to be compatible with XFCE. Fonts and cursors work, but when I apply the themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04, nothing happens. How can I apply these icons and themes (or ...
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Application menus missing in Xubuntu

I'm very much used to having a menu (File / Edit / View / ...) menu at the top of the screen. But Xubuntu neither shows me a menu at the top of the individual window, nor one at the top of the screen. ...
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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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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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all songs at the same volume in audacious

Is there a plugin in Audacious that plays all the songs at the same volume? I think this tool is what I am looking for, but it looks like a dead project: http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/ I mostly ...
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How to Install ONE Operating System on Computer with TWO Hard Drives - NOT Dual-Boot

I have a computer with two hard drives, one small, the other large. I wish to install Xubuntu onto this computer with the operating system itself on the smaller hard drive and all of my data stored ...
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Unable to customise Plank on Xubuntu 16.04

folks! I recently upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on my Asus 1015-CX. In my case, it's smoother than the previous version, but I am not able to customise Plank any more by rightclicking on the ...
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Is there any way to use global menu in Xubuntu 16.04?

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, which means a confined screen space and a desperate need for global menu. I've tried I've tried topmenu (the classic option), but it looks like it hasn't been ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 sometimes fails to sleep

I upgraded my system from 15.10 (Ubuntu + xfce = XUbuntu) to 16.04 and afterwards it happens 50% that when I send system to Sleep through "start menu > turn off > sleep" that screens go blank and ...
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After install xubuntu 16, starting gives errors

The installation procedure was completely successful, but starting the new OS brings a lot of errors and blocks. Here some of the messages I see: Starting init: /bin/sh exists but couldn't execute ...
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Rename root user's home directory in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

After viewing previous answers I followed the same thing for changing root user name by- usermod -l New_username -m -d /home/New_username Old_username But it is shown as- usermod: user ...
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Xubuntu - How to add a quick launcher to a panel

I am currently using Xubuntu 14.04. I need something like (and preferably) a panel plugin to open a few programs from it. More specifically, I want an icon on my panel which opens a box containing ...
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How do I run xrandr?

I'm running xubuntu and I'm trying to run xrandr but I get the error RandR extension is missing. I know that it is installed because I ran sudo aptitude install x11-xserver-utils. I just uninstalled ...
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Android M phones don't display all content in Thunar via MTP

After initially not recognising MTP at all (here) I have an issue with both my Nexus 5 and my new Nexus 5x whereby some - but not all - DCIM (camera) and Music folder content shows up in Thunar. I can ...
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xubuntu, language support: cannot drag a language above “English” (which is the safe choice)

I am using ubuntustudio 14.04 (which is based on xubuntu) and trying to watch a movie with greek subtitles. The subtitles do not appear correctly in any video player. But they do not appear correctly ...
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Can the hotspot created in XUbuntu visible to windows devices?

I created a wifi hotspot in Xubuntu following the steps in : How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?. However I noticed the following : 1. My OnePlus one device was able to see the wifi ...
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Eternal question: How install Wine in Xubuntu 14.04.03 x64?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-i386 (= 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu4) Recommends: winbind but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
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Recovering 3 months worth of code [duplicate]

I tried today to install xubuntu on my PC but I had some problems in partitioning, while I was trying to fix it, I accidentally deleted everything from the partitions . So is it possible to recover ...
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“Command not found” when running guest additions. xubuntu 14.04

Guest additions iso is mounted. The next logical step is to run: sudo ./VBoxAdditions.run Then it shows: sudo: ./VBoxAdditions.run: command not found This is getting irritating as I've read ...