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

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Updating windows 10 to 1511, dual booting with Xubuntu

I have been dual-booting Xubuntu and Windows 10 since windows 10 came out as the final version a few months ago. I installed Xubuntu after Windows and made Grub the bootloader. I am trying to get ...
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Can't launch ubuntu on chromebook after restarting

I have an asus c300 chromebook and I recently installed ubuntu on it. The installation worked fine and I had ubuntu on my chromebook for a while. I then restarted the chromebook. I then tried to ...
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Turning off nvidia/proprietary drivers at boot

Recently swapped a hard drive that contain xubuntu 15.10 from a computer that had an nvidia card that was using their propietary drivers to a computer with no discrete card. Is there any way to load ...
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Monitor Resolution problem in Xubuntu 15.04

I'm new in this forum and even a beginner with ubuntu. I've already tried to set the resolution of my monitor to 1440x900 but I can't get on because xrandr shows me error messages like: xrandr: ...
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MacMini 7.1 with xubuntu not audio

I have installed xubuntu 64bit 15.10 on a MacMini Late 2014 (7.1) I can't get work audio on the MacMini. Do you know some tutorial or solution for this issue? I have test many old solutions from ...
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xUbuntu USB boot

I just created an xUbuntu boot USB key using Universal-USB-Installer. My Sony Viao has a USB port but xUbuntu did not load when I powered the computer. I learnt I have to configure my bios to allow ...
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How to get all ubuntu flavors

since I'm not sure which Ubuntu Flavor to get I was wondering if there's any way I can get all installed at once (Ubunutu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kubuntu), and if so, will my performance decrease? I've ...
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Dual boot xubuntu\W10: Resoution changed from 1366x768 to 1024x768. The same happened on W10 before this event

I installed Final Fantasy XI (default ratio 4:3 at first startup) and DirectPlay on W10, I had to forcibly shut down the game and my res lowered on windows to 1024x768, obviously I reset it. Then ...
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Ubuntu/Xubuntu 14.04 + radeon x300/x550/x1050 legacy drivers?

Im a new user and would really like to know if there is a way that my old graphics card can be used to its fullest under ubuntu? radeon x300/x550/x1050 I know Ubuntu comes with integrated radeon ...
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How to show the menu bar in Thunar in Xubuntu 15.10?

I accidentally hid the menu bar in the Thunar file manager, how can I make it visible again?
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Wrong permissions of /dev/null (XUbuntu 15.10)

After running update today and rebooting the OS lightdm would not start. After some debugging I noticed that /dev/null (and some other /dev files) do not have adequate permissions (compared to another ...
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bumblebee installation with trusty Ubuntu on Geforce GTX960M on notebook MSIGE722QC Apache

I am trying to install Xubuntu14.04 on my MSI GE72QC with NVIDIA GTX960M. After including nomodeset in the GRUB I install Xubuntu. I clik on download updates with the installation. Reboot does not ...
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Can't find only my wi-fi hotspot on xubuntu

I installed latest Xubuntu on HP Compaq 110c. I installed firmware-b43-installer for my network drivers and then I could see wi-fi networks but I can't find my wi-fi network (network is visible on my ...
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Change screen resolution of xubuntu-14.04.3 using VirtualBox running on Windows 10

I want to run a development environment of Ubuntu on my Windows 10 machine, since I'm just using it for coding I thought I'd just download xubuntu since I only really need a lightweight OS to run on a ...
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Dual boot W10/xubuntu: fast startup removed but since I put to sleep W10 once I couldn't mount that partition where windows os is installed

yet again the umpteenth Q. about failed mounts and dual boots. I've previously resolved an issue where the infamous fast start-up prevent xubuntu to mount every drives except of course itself. ...
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USB does not work, but does sometimes in XUBUNTU

I have found that between decrypt disc and start of Xubuntu the USB ports sometimes work, sometimes does not. It is even more strange as the USB sometimes work after a restart. That is booting the ...
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My Xubuntu computer takes me to the blue screen when I start up. 15.04

So every time I start my computer up, this screen pops up. Anyone who can help?
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Vlc not Run My Xubuntu PC Please help

I've just installed VLC on my Xubuntu 14.04 PC, but when I try to run the application it just doesn't start. I've tried a lot of things like re-installing it, but nothing seems to work. If I try to ...
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Memory RAM upgrade on Dell 15 3521 running xubuntu

I got a RAM module SODIMM with 8GB DDR3L 2133 Mhz and I upgrade my laptop which had a DDR3 6GB RAM at 1600 Mhz speed (1 module with 2GB and 1 with 4GB), now I have 12GB in my laptop, my question is: ...
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Bluetooth manager adds gamepad to xinput Virtual Core Pointer every time I connect it on Xubuntu 15.04

I've had success on my previous version of Xubuntu (14.04) adding a Wii U Pro Controller simply using by using the bluetooth manager and selecting "Proceed without pairing" -> "Device successfully ...
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Xubuntu Core - Preseed issue

I am just trying to create automatic installation of Xubuntu core. Downloaded from here https://unit193.net/xubuntu/core/ This is how my txt.cfg looks like: default live-install label live-install ...
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my ubuntu software-center is not working i tried all suggestion but it wont work im getting this output

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: gir1.2-gstreamer-0.10 ...
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Cannot change screen brightness and f.lux does not work either

There is a problem which I find very annoying. Of course I tried to solve it by googling first but nothing I tried worked so far. I recently moved to Xubuntu and I used to change my brightness ...
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xfce in xubuntu_desktop

My question is not actually related to window appearance, icons and installed themes. I do not know why, but xubuntu is really more pretty that standart xfce as for me. All icons in panels looks ...
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Can not get my brightness to change

Happened on Ubuntu before, I could not fix it. Now same issue with Xubuntu. What I've tried: I tried all those sloutions below. Not a single on of them worked. Apps like F.LUX does not work either ...
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startx fails on raspberry pi 2

I've installed Ubuntu on my raspberry pi 2. After logging in, I ran sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. After a reboot, the pi loads to a login screen. If I put in the correct password for the ...
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Error when trying to run garys mod on ubuntu

Hello everyone I am trying to play garys mod on my new install of xubuntu however I keep running into this error when ever I try to join a game. failed to lock vertex buffer in ...
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Reinstall new copy of ubuntu 14.04 keeping my data and installed programs

How can I reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 on Ubuntu 14.04 without losing my installed programs and data if I can?
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Increasing partition size using Windows Disk Manager [duplicate]

I started on Windows and I'm slowly moving into a Linux environment. I have a Windows 8.1 partition with a smaller XUbuntu 15.10 partition. I didn't expect myself to enjoy using terminal so much and ...
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Can't open a jar file

I don't know what's going on, every time I do java -jar Minecraft.jar, I get Exception in thread "main" java.awt.AWTError: Assistive Technology not found: org.GNOME.Accessibility.AtkWrapper at ...
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“Enable Wifi” on Xubuntu 15.04 Dell Inspiron 1564

I am a new Linux user and I've put xubuntu 15.04 on my laptop and the wifi isn't working (seems to be a common problem). I'm running this same distribution in a virtual box on my office computer and ...
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I have installed xubuntu and since its first starting it is behaving weird by scratching my screen

I have installed xubuntu a few days ago but on first start it behaves weird. It boots up normal, run for a few seconds good and then screen restarts and weird lines come across. It really irritates ...
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How do I get rid of this “ghost” icon from the whisker menu?

I installed komodo edit. First I used the install.sh that is on their site. I didn't like the way it set things up, so I deleted the folders where it was installed. Which is kind of a crude way. But ...
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Grub efi amd64 signed failed to install into /target/ [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo B50-30 FreeDos, I upgraded my BIOS. I was installing Xubuntu (xubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64), but during the installation, the following message appears: grub-efi-amd64-signed failed ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu constantly run my hard drive like Windows does? [closed]

I'm dual-booting Windows 10 and Xubuntu 14.04. I've noticed that when Windows boots, the hard drive indicator LED on my laptop immediately starts going, and doesn't stop until about 10 minutes after I ...
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OS GUI controls not working correctly

I have recently upgraded to xubuntu 14.04. One thing I noticed almost immediately is when I click on the next month or previous month arrows in the clock/calendar it would jump ahead or behind a ...
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No such file or directory. (Xubuntu 14.04)

I'm trying to burn a .img file to a microSD card for my Raspberry Pi 2, and it comes inside of a .bz2 file. But whenever I type this command in terminal to unzip the file: bunzip2 ...
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How to display any image before login screen appears [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu.My question is when i power ON my PC before login screen appears i.e., after boot process i want to add any image to display before login screen.
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Wrong layout on external keyboard

I'm running xubuntu 15.10 on a ThinkPad T430 laptop. The laptop keyboard has a Swedish layout. I have a Logitech K520 wireless keyboard/mouse combo. That keyboard also has a Swedish layout. The ...
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Problem with available memory and can't update

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I use df -h command in terminal, it shows this: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 9,1G 8,0G 618M 93% / none 4,0K 0 ...
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Xubuntu doesn't always connect wirelessly

Sometimes when I boot up Xubuntu 15.10, I can't connect to my wireless network. Sometimes I can view other networks that are in range and sometimes I can't, but in these instances I can't connect to ...
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Completely unusable software

I'm currently running Xubuntu 14.04 (the same issues were present under Ubuntu 14.04), some of my software is just impossible to navigate and use due to display issues. Software like Spotify, ...
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Must press “Shut Down” twice to shut down in Xubuntu 15.10

I am fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I installed Xubuntu 15.10 on my Windows 10 64-bit PC last week so I can dual-boot. To shut down my computer in Xubuntu, I have to click on "Shut Down" twice before ...
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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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No boot option after installing xubuntu 14.04.3-desktop-amd64

I have a Windows 10 on my Toshiba P50-B notebook. After installation and reboot, the machine boots into windows without showing boot options. I read a lot about Ubuntu and UEFI and made sure that: ...
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Some strange users

something going wrong here. Here is my htop screenshot. I didn't launch any firefox or firefox plugins. In fact I've just deleted firefox at all. Here is my /etc/passwd $ cat /etc/passwd ... ...
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How to get Windows-7 to boot (GRUB/EFI problem)

if this post would be better in the Ubuntu Forum just let me know. The title is my problem and after much research and note taking I have a hypothetical solution, but I want to ask what others who ...
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Slow write to sda while copying files

Writing wo ext3 and ext4 on my new Trusty installation is really slow, when I create an NTFS Partition on the same /dev/sda HDD it is quite normal 30MB/sec, about 100 times faster than with ext3. I am ...
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Installing freezes/doesn't boot on Asus N552VX [duplicate]

Hi I just got the new Asus N552VX and am trying to get Xubuntu working on it. I have tried both the 14.04 LTS and the 15.14. However in the install I get ACPI PCC probe failed, sometimes it just ...
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USB WLAN problem after upgrading to 15.10

After upgrading to XUbuntu 15.10 x64, the Wifi-USB stopped working reliably. Prior to this, it worked out of the box. Nowadays, what helps is sudo killall -9 dhclient sudo dhclient enxd66bf35ea5e5 ...