Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based Linux operating system.

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Xubuntu 12.04 black screen after grub, external screen

My old laptop has XP on it and I wanted to use Xubuntu instead of it. Screen resolution is 1024x768 x32 bytes. It has a Nvidia graphic card and I use an external screen as the screen of the laptop is ...
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Up arrow unresponsive in XUbuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend

In XUbuntu 12.04 I'm facing an issue where (occasionally) the keyboard lay-out is changed after resuming from suspend to RAM. As this only happens sporadically, I haven't figured out what causes it ...
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Login goes nowhere after upgrade to 13.10

After upgrading to Xubuntu 13.10 I rebooted once and found that after login, regardless of account, I end up stuck after the login window disappears, with a movable pointer and the background from the ...
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Computer won't shutdown?

I just installed xubuntu 13.10 on a Gateway mx3216 laptop. Amongst other problems I'm facing (wifi, graphics, etc), the machine wont shutdown. It goes to the blue Xubuntu screen and just thinks. Any ...
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Installing known softwware and get a warning on xubuntu 12.04, but not with ubuntu 12.04

When installing known good software on Xubuntu 12.04 i receive a warning of installing a package that violates the standards that isn't allowed. Can ignore it and do the install. On Ubuntu 12.04, no ...
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No sound output both speakers and headphone toshiba satellite m55 Xubuntu 12.10

I am running Xubuntu 12.10 and I was trying to repair the sound on the headphone jack since I had sound output through there and now I have no sound what so ever. So I think I made things worst. No ...
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Start desktop manager when display turns on

I have a computer that serves as some kind of HTPC. It's running XUbuntu (12.04, will upgrade in spare time) with XBMC. Everything works great, except one thing. The computer is connected to a ...
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Got a corrupt BTRFS partition, but is still usable, how to convert it to ext4? [duplicate]

I've got a corrupt btrfs partition, and also because of its low speed, I am thinking of 'converting' it to ext4, how can I convert a root partition from btrfs to ext4 without loosing the ability to ...
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Changing Brightness Xubuntu [13.10]

I cannot change the screen brightness on Xubuntu 13.10. I am running a Toshiba Satellite Laptop, using the proprietary fglrx AMD drivers, and have tried the acpi_vender etc. kernel parameters (do not ...
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Dragging and resizing shortcuts in XFCE

I use Xubuntu 12.04, and since I am on a laptop, I try to save on screen estate by using a minimalistic window theme I found here : http://kira28.deviantart.com/art/Xfwm4-theme-TillSummer-366057630 ...
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Choosing Ubuntu based distro for my laptop [duplicate]

I have Linux Mint 16 KDE installed along with Windows 8.1 on my Laptop. But KDE runs very slow on my laptop. My laptop configuration is Intel Core i3 CPU (380M) 3 GB DDR3 RAM 500GB HDD 15.6 Inch ...
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Installing Dvorak keyboard in Xubuntu 12.04.4 when trying the os from a cd

I have used Ubuntu until my version is no longer supported. So looked at several versions and Xubuntu seems the most intuitive to me. I want to try it for a while before loading it on my computer ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 USB wifi adaptor

My friend has an old laptop that had XP on so I've installed Xubuntu 12.04 but when I tried to install the additional drivers for my USB wifi adaptor - a AVM Fritz with Broadcom 7xxx chipset (I dont ...
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Install Xubuntu alongside Windows 8 - EFI

OK, the situation is the following: I have a new Lenovo IdeaPad S4OO Touch with Windows 8 pre-installed and I want to Install Xubuntu in EFI mode alongside Windows 8. I've searched a lot about it in ...
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Xubuntu 12.4 does not save any desktop settings

This is getting annoying that my XFCE desktop on a Xubuntu 12.4 fresh installation does not store any of my desktop modification to its settings , for example I've added Keyboard Layout widget to the ...
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Removing Grub2 and reverting back to windows 8 boot loader

I'm new to stack exchange and Ubuntu. This question might be repeated but none of the solutions worked for me. I have Ubuntu installed on my external hdd. I could boot it fine without any issues. ...
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libimobiledevice can't transfer images properly to iPad 2 iOS7 (7.1 11D167)

I have used this tutorial from itsvoss.com and everything seems to be working quite alright. I can get the iPad 2 to trust the computer - and I can transfer images to the iPad. However, the images ...
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compatability issue

I just bought a new computer it is a: Intel(R) core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz 3.30 GHz 4.00 GB of RAM, Windows 7 ultimate, 64-bit operating system, with service pack 1 an AMD Radeon HD 7700 ...
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Wifi MT7601 not installing

My system is a Dell dimension 3000, running Xubuntu. I am struggling to install a wifi using RALINK MT7601. The driver CD is in Windows. I have been trying to install ndiswrapper according to ...
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Still problem with Wifi in Saucy Xubuntu

My laptop has a broadcom chip and yes, I've followed the related posts on this site like this one but I still have a problem. Not all features of the card work with a given configuration. By ...
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Can I reinstall Xubuntu 13.10 over the existing installation using the desktop dvd? [duplicate]

Installation seems to have run into problems at the very end. I can boot to either Windows or Xubuntu but am not sure the linux side is fully functional. Thanks
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Completely black screen after disconnecting external display except when booting in recovery mode

When trying to connect an external screen (video projector) to my laptop (Dell Latitude E6530), I tried to switch to the external display using Settings Manager -> Display. I changed a setting, but I ...
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Probleme with battery icon in Xubuntu 13.10

After upgrading Xubuntu to 13.10 I have this issue with battery icon
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How can I fix xfdesktop4 unmet dependencies error? [duplicate]

Why can't I install the Meta-package for the Xfce Lightweight Desktop Environment? I get this error message: Using Ubuntu Software Center, try to install xfdestop4 and get this error: The following ...
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How good is linux encrypted file system?

I am using xubuntu 12 . I just used palimpsest to encrypt my external harddisk and it seems cool. But I am wondering how easy it is for someone to crack my harddisk using any tools available. And one ...
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Strange Problems with Various Search Tools (Catfish & gnome-search-tool)

I have been experiencing a very odd set of problems with both the Catfish and gnome-search-tool utilities. The problems occur more consistently in Catfish search, but are still present from time to ...
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Getting error on McAfee installation - dependency problem

Selecting previously unselected package mavl:i386. (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading database ... 20% (Reading database ... ...
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How do I remove Lubuntu and Keep my files?

I run Lubuntu 13.10 on A S10 Lenovo Ideapad netbook. I recently installed Xubuntu using sudo apt-get instal xubuntu-desktop . I want to install Xubuntu ana remove Lubuntu but keep my files . Any ...
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How can I make Thunar save SMB-bookmarks?

Thunar saves local bookmarks well, but it "forgets" bookmarks directing to SMB shares. If I add them in Thunar, they are saved in ~/.gtk-bookmarks and remain there while I am logged in. Once I log out ...
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ATI Driver issues - 13.10

I am installing Xubuntu 13.10 on an old laptop I have. When I boot up to the installer, the display is fine, everything seems to be working perfectly, however, on the Xubuntu boot screen, the colours ...
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Xubuntu Unknown Rate Limiting

I recently replaced an Ubuntu install with Xubuntu, and then added on a few of the things I had previously, like Samba. I noticed when I was installing vnstat that it was saying my max bandwidth on ...
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Xubuntu Brightness not working

I am trying to gain the ability to change the brightness on my Toshiba Satellite laptop running Xubuntu. I have xbacklight, and am running xfce4-power-manager with the --no-daemon flag. It's not ...
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N2N-Edge VPN and CentOS server

I have one big appeal. I'm newguide in configuring iptables etc... I have at home FreePBX server (on CentOS 6.5) where is installed n2n VPN as service I will name it [S] (adress on home LAN ...
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DVD-rom and DVD-R not recognized by Xubuntu

Relatively new to the Xubuntu game (was recently gifted an archaic dual-core desktop that I'm trying to make my Plex server). I have tried finding the DVD drive on the directory and only found CDROM, ...
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How to switch keyboard layouts in Xubuntu? [duplicate]

In Unity one can easily switch between keyboard layouts using the keyboard tray icon. There is also the Keyboard menu where one can add/remove/set keyboard layouts. I can not find any of this ...
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External Monitor won't appear in display settings

I installed Xubuntu onto my HP 2133 Notebook, installed all the updates and everything was working fine. I wanted to use an external monitor to extend the desktop between my laptop and monitor. The ...
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My internet connection stopped working!

I have recently switched from Windows to Xubuntu 13.04. After downloading and setting up I had connection to my internet. In a short while the connection disappeared and now I have no connection at ...
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Ubuntu LTSP 5.5

Right now I am trying to establish a Xubuntu ltsp. There are some things that do not work and some things I do not understand. So I hope you can help me :). Im using Xubuntu 12.04 lts. My first ...
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how do I open an ebook from a URLLink.acsm in Xubuntu 13.10

I got an ebook for free on my Windows computer and the book had DRM so I had to sign up with Adobe for a password and then I opened the book on Adobe Digital Editions 2.0. I have the link and the DRM ...
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Why does my Xubuntu OS have so many problems, since I migrated from Win XP?

I am a first time poster on this forum. I recently installed Xubuntu 13.10 on my Dell 8200 desktop. I was previously running Windows XP with no performance problems at all. I decided to wipe XP and ...
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Unmount partition from script, but keep desktop icon?

I dual boot Xubuntu 12.04 with Windows 8. I have a couple of games installed on the Windows side that also work well under Wine. I have a script that checks to see if the Windows partition is mounted ...
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FN Keys take 10 minutes to take effect

I have an Asus 1215N running xubuntu 13.10. At 1st I thought the fn keys didn't worked at all, but I started noticing that they work but only after 10 minutes since I pressed the key. For example I ...
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How do I remove the window manager of a single application, or open it with no window managment?

I need to open a window without it being managed by the window manager, while the other windows on my screen continue to be managed by the window manager, how do I do this? P.S. I'm willing to edit ...
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User display settings failed after projector connection

After user has disconnected VGA-projector from my notebook with Xubuntu 13.10, the screen resolution has failed to 640x480 (reboot doesn't help). I suppose that some user configs have failed after ...
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How do I add a VirtualBox host-only networking interface to the network manager in Xubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I created a virtual machine to basically act as a bridge to the Internet for the host of the virtual machine, but i want the host-only interface that's attached to the host to be configurable in the ...
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Installing xUbuntu using wubi

I am trying to setup a dual boot system with Win XP SP3 and xUbuntu from the Wubi. I have WinXP on a drive partition (C:) and I am installing xUbuntu to a drive partition (D:) both of which have ...
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What graphic card i use & how to switch between my cards?

I have ASUS X550CC-XX209 with installed xubuntu. My question is how do i know what gpu i use, intel or nvidia.And if i use intel, how to switch to nvidia card.I'm new linux user, so please don't use ...
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Ubuntu Unity bar not showing arrow for active programs

I use ubuntu 13.04 at home and have xubuntu 12.10 at work. At home, every program that I have open will have a white arrow indicator so I can see what is currently running. At work, the arrow only ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 unable to connect to router (with internet connectivity) via ethernet

I'm running a MSI B85-G43 gaming motherboard, just got Xubuntu 13.10 and the installation went fine except for connectivity to the router. I've plugged in my ethernet cable from my router to the ...
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Update xfce4-mailwatch from the command-line?

Is it possible to run a command in the console and trigger an update event for xfce4-mailwatch? I am looking for the command-line equivalent of right-click and then Update Now. Using Xfce 4.12 and ...