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

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Ubuntu 15.04 amd64 updates broken

I have installed Xubuntu 15.04 - 64 bit on my NUC. So far so good, but when I try to update the sys things go horribly wrong. First: apt-get update This fails for a number of repositories with error ...
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Printer job never competes - prints half page - HP

I am having the following issue: when I start to print, printer never ends printing (e.g. 2-3 pages). Sometimes, it may print 20% of the page, sometimes 60% (about half-page) and gets the paper out. ...
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What tools do I need to install with success on to lifetab an Ubuntu image?

It seems that hints in the web about lifetab (medion made by lenovo) are somewhat "antique" and some tools are not available any more or not given in the ppas of Ubuntu (vervid 15.04) ?! where are ...
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Xubuntu error dialogue. It's driving me nuts. No info or anything in the dialogue box. Any ideas?

So I just installed a fresh copy of xubuntu and when I boot-up/log-in to my machine I get this generic error popup twice: . I checked the syslog file and couldn't locate anything. Is there another ...
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Can't get rid of file in /var/lib/update-notifier/user.d/ in 64-bit xubuntu 14.04

There's this infuriating update notifier that pops up in every single goddamned time I log into my account telling me the following: The following packages requested additional data downloads ...
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Question about “sudo dpkg-reconfigure”

Last night I managed to solve my problem regarding Failure to download extra data files (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) by following the instructions on this link. Fortunately Solution 2 fixed my problem. ...
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Ubuntu is using a proxy although it's disabled in the settings

I have a problem with the proxy settings in Xubuntu 14.04 32-bit. Sometimes I need a proxy so I apply it to "/etc/profile", "/etc/environment" and "/etc/apt/apt.conf". If I don't need the proxy I ...
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Xubuntu X11VNC and Vino VNC - Broken Text and Menus

Can someone please help me figure out why does the text and menus look broken when I connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 installation via X11VNC or Vino Image link: http://i.stack.imgur.com/eTUPF.png ...
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Xfce4 Left Handed Touchpad Tap-Button Bug

I'm using Xubuntu 15.04 (xfce4 environment) and want to configure the laptops touchpad for lefthanded. I'm changing the configuration by using the section mouse/toucpad in the controlpanel provided ...
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Synaptics Disable while Typing not working

I am using Xubunt 14.04.2 with all updates installed. Disabling touchpad while typing is not working if its set to lower than 1 second (0.5 sec for example) Is this a known bug? Also synclient says ...
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Column select in Mousepad?

Mousepad is the default text editor of Xubuntu. Is there a column select mode in Mousepad? How can I enable it?
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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OSRS in fullscreen

I looked for however long on how to turn Oldschool RuneScape fullscreen using a magnifier tool. I tried Compiz, Alt-Scroll, none of them worked the way I wanted it to be. I want to enlarge a ...
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XFCE: Hiding an application from the taskbar

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.2 and running the standard window manager with the default window buttons applet through xfce4-panel. I need to hide an application from the taskbar so that it only appears ...
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Freeze Issue on both xubuntu 14 and ubuntu 14

So, I decided to install xubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386. On the “installation type” screen I highlighted the partition on where to place xubuntu. I then clicked on the “Change” button and 1) made mount ...
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glitchy audio playback every 10-20 seconds

hey I'm getting a glitch in the audio playback every 10 or 20 seconds with vlc and gmusicbrowser (parole is smooth as - but lists songs alphabetically which is painful), anyway this problem is only ...
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xfce low graphics mode

I've installed xfce. Replacing unity and I've ran into what seems to be a common problem. I keep getting a low graphics setting. I am using an hp g62 with I believe a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 ...
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Xubuntu freezing on a computer running Radeon 9100 IGP

So this is whats happening, I decided to revive an old ASUS Pundit (believe thats what they where called) with Xubuntu. It has a 3.00 GHz Pentium 4 with 1Gb RAM and with a Radeon 9100 IGP. My issue ...
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xubuntu suddenly asked me for my password to mount an USB flash disk. Is this normal?

It never asked for it before or after and this one time was after the flash disk was inserted in an untrusted computer. I don't remember the message exactly. Is it possible malware got on the flash ...
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blackscreen when i boot into ubuntu installer

I am trying to install ubuntu on my acer laptop and when I boot a usb made from start-up disk creator it shows the loading screen for a bit and then it turns to a black screen with the backlight on. ...
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Cannot find systemd unit files in Xubuntu 15.04

Does Xubuntu 15.04 really run on systemd? I noticed that there is no single unit file available in newly released Xubuntu 15.04, although they are available in both Kubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 15.04. ...
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Root full on UBUNTU 14.04

After installing some operating system updates my root partition is full. I'm a new user of UBUNTU so I'm sure this is an easy fix.
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Can't login into XUbuntu main account

I'm trying to login into my main account. The only account that has root rights. When I try to login it does a short command line display and restarts the login screen. Probably a issue, is there a ...
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Xubuntu Menu Disappears

Every other time I start my computer up, the xfce menu disappears. It looks like this: (top left hand corner) I have done sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm but it just goes to a black screen (forever). ...
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micro SD card: unable to write large files

OS: Xubuntu 14.04 Machine: Acer Aspire V3-571 SD Card: Kingston Micro SDHC 8G (using plastic adapter into laptop's built in SD Card reader) I've been trying to copy NOOBS (Raspberry Pi's ...
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busy box v.21.1 ubuntu zorinos etc

If someone knows, please tell me why this happens? And how can I fix it? I'm afraid of losing my files all the time. BusyBox v.1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1)built-in shell (ash) Enter ...
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Xubuntu lost account 15.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 with XFCE installed to Xubuntu 15.04. While I was installing, I forgot to finish making the account. Now, when I try to log in, I can only do a guess session. There is a ...
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Xubuntu never boots up for first time

I've installed Xubuntu on SSD drive, I can see it in GRUB but it never boots up for a first time. When I select "Ubuntu" in bootloader, loading splash-screen appears for a brief moment and then it ...
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How to correctly associate application with file type in Thunderbird “Open with” dialog box?

I am running Thunderbird 31.7.0 on Xubuntu 14.04. Most times (but not every time) I try to open a PowerPoint (.pptx) attachment, I get a dialog box asking "What should Thunderbird do with this file?" ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 won't get past login

Yesterday I was turning on my laptop as always but I couldn't get through login screen, desktop won't load. The only thing I can see is TeamViewer remote and nothing but it. I tried everything I ...
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Company website does not work in linux, works in Windows

I have recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 in my personal laptop & tried to access my company site thru firefox. I was able to login using otp, but encountered several problems afterwards When i ...
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Panels are not showing on second display

I installed Xubuntu. Before installing it, my second monitor was displaying the panels correctly on Ubuntu. When I installed Xubuntu, the second monitor was mirroring the primary one. I went to ...
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Intel NUC running Xubuntu spontaneously suspends and won't wake up

I recently ordered an Intel NUC 5i5RYH with a Samsung Evo SSD and 2 x 8GB GB Crucial RAM. I attempted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it but I had problems with it suspending before I could even finish ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 internet connection problems

I just installed Xubuntu 15.04 on my computer and I cannot log onto the Internet. My computer was connected during installation via ethernet. Once Xubuntu 15.04 had installed, I wasn't able to connect ...
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Notifyd brightness notification not showing properly

I have the exact same problem described here. I'm using an nvidia driver and it was all right (I had to use a similar procedure to have my brightness control working). My xorg configuration files are ...
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GRUB menu while installing xubuntu 15.04

I have windows 7 installed on my system and I'm trying to dual boot my system using a live usb stick of xubuntu 15.04(64 bit) which I created using unetbootin software. my issue is when I boot from ...
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Can't access Xubuntu recovery mode via holding shift

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I can not access recovery mode via holding down the SHIFT key. I read almost everywhere that this is how you do it. Does that work for Xubuntu as well or just Ubuntu? The ...
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installing key touch on xubuntu

I am trying to install key touch on Xubuntu ."sudo apt-get install keytouch" doesn't work as I get 'Unable to locate package keytouch' message. I downloaded the software from ...
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Trouble getting Conky to Display Japanese Characters on Xubuntu

I run xubuntu with Openbox and I'm having trouble getting conky to play ball with japanese characters. All of the advice I've found through looking on the internet has been unhelpful and does not seem ...
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Popcorn Time server app for linux

can I install my own Popcorn app, and and my own sources? or run moded whitelabel PT app on my serv/root, and share desktop app with friends? Anyone got working linux app for server ? Is that dead ...
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Which is version of cuda for nvidia 304.125

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I want to install CUDA. But I don't know which version is good for my laptop. I trace my drive that is $cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 ...
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No speaker sound, but headphones working, Xubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude

I see there are similar threads, but none of the proposed solutions work, so I'll try to provide some detail so maybe someone can spot the issue. user@computer:~$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.2 boot problem

When I turned on my Asus Eee 1005-HA with Xubuntu 14.04.2 this morning, it apparently booted without fail, but the resolution is suddenly down to 800x600 and no network devices can be detected. The ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 battery percentage

is there please any way to show battery percentage and battery remaining time in the xfce panel without clicking on battery icon in the panel? This feature worked in previous Xubuntu versions (show ...
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Fusion Icon seg fault (core dumped)

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04.2 64-bit on my pc last night. I installed compiz and fusion-icon. I can run compiz just fine with no issues but as soon as I try to run fusion-icon it crashes. ...
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Ubuntu runs slow on netbook, how to remove and install xubuntu?

I got an old Dell Inspiron 700m with the intent of learning about computers. I replaced the stock hard drive with a 120gb and upgraded the ram to 2gb. It took a while, but after figuring out the CPU ...
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How do I get qBittorrent to open magnet links instead of chrome in Xubuntu?

I accidentally chose Chrome as the default handler for magnet links and now I cannot find a way to change that. Any idea?s Thanks.
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How to disable systemd-logind from handling lid close actions?Ubuntu 15.04

I want do disable logind from handling lid close actions, because my MacBookAir uses sometimes 45 seconds to suspend after closing lid. I have diabled this in settings editor in Xubuntu before, and ...
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SPSS 22 on Xubuntu 15.04; stats file not runable; errors

I'm trying to get SPSS 22 working under Xubuntu 15.04; it's the only piece of software I'm missing to make my migration to Linux complete. Before you all start suggesting PSPP/R; my boss requires me ...
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Create my own panel plugin - Xubuntu

I've installed Xubuntu 14.04. In my panel I can add a lot of plugins. For example that show CPU load and RAM usage... But what about the temperature of each core? I've found the files that contains ...