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

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Can I change background and font color of address bar at Chrome?

I like dark themes for Chrome - but themes not affect at address bar. I also have dark theme at by Xubuntu.
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Xubuntu with WMII - Why everything turns blue?

I recently ran this command: apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade And now since a few days, UI elements are seemingly randomly turning blue, like emacs background color. How can I fix ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 vnc not showing password lock screen

It's actually two problems which I think somehow connects to each other. I am using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. After the screen is locked and gets to a black screen, the keyboard mouse is dead and I can't ...
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“Operating System not found” after advanced install of Xubuntu 14.10

I tried to do a "fresh" install using the advanced install routine of the xubuntu 14.10 64bit CD (Core2Duo P8600). I set the mount points for / (which I formatted) and /home (no formatting, I want to ...
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Takeover Session on Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE (Xubuntu 14.04) Using FreeNX server (with OpenNX client)

I have previously used FreeNX server and OpenNX client with Ubuntu/GNOME and was able to 'Takeover' the existing GNOME session running locally. I am trying to achieve the same thing with ...
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Change remote windows file permissions on Windows Share using SAMBA

I am using XUbuntu 13.10 as a workstation in a mainly Windows enrivonment. I have several shares accessible via SAMBA which I can read and write to as per normal using either Windows or XUbuntu (using ...
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Xubuntu SSH/SCP/SFTP to a VM as a folder

I'm really hoping you guys can help me out with this situation. I've done it many times before on other distributions (centos) where it was as easy as having the file manager opened and selecting to ...
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Why is my TP-Link driver switched off by hardware?

I have a really old Fujitsu Siemens Amilo laptop. The wifi card is broken down, so I decided to use a Wireless Adapter. As I plug it in it shows up in the contacts, but it doesn't allow me to use it ...
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Why doesn't my Live-USB boot up but instead freezes up?

I have a very old Fujitsu Siemens Amilo. I installed Windows XP on it, but it gets messy and unstable after a very short period of time. I decided to use a Xubuntu 32 bit. I created the live USB ...
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Problem with bluetooth connect A2DP on xfce

I bought Iogear GBU521W6 buetooth dongle. It is works fine on my Xubuntu 14.10 64bit. But when I try to conned A2DP with my bluetooth headphones - connection failed. I try on liveCD on Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Visioneer One Touch 5300 driver

I've been trying to get a Visioneer One touch 5300 to work on xubuntu 14.04 LTS, this is the parallel version of this product, using an adpater for USB, I can't seem to find it.. Whenevr I use lsusb ...
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Can you forcepae whilst upgrading from within Xubuntu 12.04.4

I have installed Xubuntu 12.04.4 on a ACER TravelMate 2350 laptop and want to upgrade it to the latest version. Is there a way to forcepae from within Xubuntu whilst upgrading or do I need to do a ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.1 Freezes Using Firefox

Using an eMachines ET1331G-03w. The first thing I do on a new install is get Google Chrome. Every time I attempt to visit google.com/chrome, the screen does this crazy thing and the system becomes ...
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Xfce settings manager crashing

Running an up to date Ubuntu Studio distro with Xfce 4.8, every time I try to open the settings manager nothing seems to happen. Running xfce4_settings_manager from terminal returns ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Light Locker Password Not Working

I was trying to install epsxe psx emulator for my desktop. For some reason after I ran the download in the terminal all my partitions got unmounted as i viewed them from my file system and since I ...
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DPM on ATi Radeon 4250 in Xubuntu 14.04.1 is not working

I have notebook HP 625 with ATi Radeon HD 4250 on Xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and DPM function is not working. In my case it should be work without to do anything, but not. Why?
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Xubuntu 14.04 - Dropbox with Proxy

Is there a way I can install dropbox in Xubuntu 14.04 behing proxy? In normal ubuntu with unity, I can do it by is installing the debian and setting the connection options at the starting, but xubuntu ...
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How do I recover from a broken Xubuntu 12.04.4 Install?

I have been trying to install Xunbuntu 12.04 from CD image on an ACER TravelMate 2350. I got as far as creating a user account only for the system only for it to crash out. I restarted the install ...
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XUbuntu 12.04LTS host can not access Internet while VBox VM Windows 7 can

I have been using XUbuntu 12.04LTS for more than a year. This is the first time I faced this problem. This XUbuntu 12.04 was installed on a Dell laptop 3 months ago with Windows 7 Professional ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 and virtualbox

I installed Xubuntu to my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Windows 8.1 in Oracle virtualbox. At first like in Ubuntu the resolution was the same as in windows side 3200x1800. After updating, it gave just 1600x1200.I ...
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Xubuntu: Ignores my function key bindings until I reset them

I bind function keys to workspaces (using Settings -> Window Manager -> Keyboard), overriding the default of using Ctrl+F[N]. However, when I reboot and login, these bindings are ignored. When I look ...
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How do I work menuLibre in Xubuntu 14.04 & 14.10?

The askUbuntu's suggested previous questions don't address my question(s). So, .... I haven't seen how to order menu items in Xubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 in/with menuLibre. I found instructions for ...
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How can I make ubuntu14 desktop like win 7

I have Ubuntu 14 running in vmware but I want to make the desktop look like Windows 7. I tried sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop but when logged out I can't see xfce session. I also tried sudo ...
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usbhub not working properly

My problem is very much similar to this link Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 14.04 I have a internal bluetooth adapter which was working on windows, but now in xubuntu I can not get it work. I bought ...
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Right side number pad disabled coming from suspend

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a desktop PC. After initial set up, the 1st time I went to put my machine into suspend mode, I used the option "suspend to ram." I'm on a new machine with 16G memory so I ...
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Not able to install graphviz for protege owl manager

Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgraphviz4(>=2.18) installing graphiz_2.38.deb for owl ontology manager in Xubuntu 14.04 TLS
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How to synchronise an Ubuntu and Windows desktop

I'm total newbie about Ubuntu. Some time ago I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS distribution of Ubuntu. At my university I have seen Linux configured with Windows so that they use the same of ...
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Xubuntu Applications start twice

I added yakuake and thunderbird under Session and Startup => Application Autostart. I leave these applications running when I shut down my system, unfortunatly on the next boot the applications start ...
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Dual boot xubuntu 12.04 installation error

I tried installing Xubuntu 12.04 in my laptop that already had a Windows 7 installed. I chose the option of "Something else" from the install options and proceeded to the partition-selection screen. I ...
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Scangear for Canon mg3550 [duplicate]

I use Xubuntu 14.04. I have a Canon mg3550 all-in-one printer. Printer works OK. Scanner not under Xubuntu! I downloaded Scangearmg3500 for linux. I installed the " common" file first and then the ...
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Why am I having networking issues in Utopic?

I upgraded to Utopic yesterday, and ever since I've been encountering errors like these: Chrome: Error code: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG apt-get: Cannot initiate the connection to ...
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Xubuntu 14:10 reboot problem

I'm running a HP 255 laptop. I was happily running Xubuntu 14.04 on it and this morning accepted the upgrade to 14.10. All went well. I rebooted and have been unsing 14.10 all day. However, I ...
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Xubuntu screen won't lock via X2Go

I've installed Xubuntu 14.10 and set the boot mode in Grub to text only, as I primarily interact with this machine with SSH over the Internet or with X2Go. When I press the screen lock icon, nothing ...
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Script to Force Desktop Background Load (NFS Location)

So what I've got set up is an NFS share with all of my desktop wallpapers (in order to save room on my Chromebook 16GB SSD). The Fstab works and the network location comes up, but for the first ...
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How to get windows in order they appear in xfce4-panel?

I'm using xUbuntu 14.04 and I want to add a shortcut Super+Left Arrow to focus on window that appears to the left of the currently active in xfce4-panel, e.g. here I'd have it switch to ...
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Bootloader Win7 / Xubuntu / Win10

I have problems with my bootloader. At first I installed Windows 7 and after that I installed Xubuntu to have the right bootloader to boot both OS. But now I wanted to try Windows 10 preview as a 3th ...
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Remove Xubuntu dual boot with windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.10?

Now,I'm using Xubuntu dual boot with winodows8.1 but I want to use ubuntu 14.10.How to do it?
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Xubuntu: Turn off password after suspend

On a new install of 14.10 beta, I'm getting prompted for my password when the laptop is coming back from suspend (ie closing the laptop lid). Weirdly, everyone else seems to have the opposite problem. ...
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Xubuntu - Application menu not as set in edit mode

I noticed that the item "other" in the application menu does not show even though it is checked in the item list when editing the application menu. See attached images. Xubuntu 14.04
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Desktop background goes crazy at startup

Why does my Xubuntu desktop background looks like this at startup? It happens for a few seconds and then displays a normal background image. The issue began after I switched the graphics card ...
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Cmake and OIS library

I try to write a CmakeList.txt with OIS library but it does not work. I write : find_package(OIS REQUIRED) Error : CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:21 (find_package): By not providing ...
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(X)Ubuntu some graphics only render on 2/3 of screen

Short On Xubuntu 14.04 running on a Inspiron i3531-1200BK laptop , the xfce log-in screen only renders 2/3s of the screen, but issue is not present for xfce desktop after logging in. Issue also ...
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Boot to GNU GRUB and stops

Please read this as coming from a complete beginner. After several months of pleasure using xubuntu why does my machine suddenly decide not to boot but go instead to the GNU Grub screen and ...
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Google domains are loading very slowly on occasion

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04, and in the past few weeks google domains have become unbearably slow to access on occasion. Even when I'm not on a google site (gmail, youtube, google search), I'll still ...
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xubuntu: permanently unlocking/separating sound output channels

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and it has really useful feature of 'unlocking' output channels, so if channels are not locked together the volume level will be controlled separately. Unfortunately this ...
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Nvidia GT 740m hybrid on xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get Xubuntu 14.04 running 100%. Right now I am running into an issue getting my video card to work properly. Installing the drivers from Ubuntu´s driver menu results in the Nvidia not ...
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Panel takes up the entire screen and I can't do anything

I was playing around with the panel settings and I accidentally made the panel take up the entire screen and now I can't see anything that I try to open. I tried to open the panel settings by right ...
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xubuntu slow after installing skype 4.3

I installed Skype 4.3 using the .deb file from the Skype website and while doing so the computer became slow. The processor makes a sound now, like it is using too many resources. However, the Task ...
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After playing video file with player (VLC, Gnome player) Chrome cant start

I have played video file with video player, after that trying to open google chrome, but it freezes on opening, just shows in status bar chrome panel. And then i loging out from lubuntu and loging ...
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Xfce4 panel not responding to mouse(touch pad) clicks

That is the gist of it; basically I can no longer click (LMB or RMB) on a tab to access a window, nor can I click on an item on the right of the xfce panel. The only way to change windows is by ...