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

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Keyboard and mouse not working at login screen of Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu 16.04 as a dual boot with Windows 10. When I select to start Xubuntu, it loads to the login screen, but I cannot use my mouse or keyboard. They are powered on, and the mouse ...
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Thunderbird will not retrieve email under Xubuntu 16.04

I initially upgraded a Sony VAIO VGN-NR498E from Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit to Xubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Prior to upgrading, Thunderbird was fully functional on this laptop. After upgrade, Thunderbird would ...
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mouse icon disappears after hibernation

I recently made fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04 to laptop. When being less than %5 of charge, system is taken to hibernation automatically. After I start charging to laptop, when I take it back from ...
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Cannot boot into new xubuntu installation

I am currently dealing with a problem with a new installation of xubuntu. I have successfully installed xubuntu and lubuntu 16.04 x86 and 64 bit, xubuntu 15.10 x86 and 64 bit, and ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 boots to a blank screen after update

After rebooting my Xubuntu 14.04 boots to a blank screen after showing logo . I Thought it's because of a x.org server so I booted to Grub but there was no "failsafex" and I booted again normally ...
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Can't mount HFS+ drive in Xubuntu

I am trying to gain read access to an old MacBook hard drive, but I cannot even get it to mount in my desktop running Xubuntu 14.04. I have already installed hfsprogs, but when I plug the drive in (...
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Xubuntu update-manager not working

A couple of days ago I upgraded my Xubuntu from 15.04 to 16.04. Since then my update-manager does not work anymore. Every time I either start the "Software Updater" application or run update-manager -...
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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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Is there an equivalent of Gnome Tweak Tool for XFCE?

I've tried Gnome Tweak Tool on Xubuntu 16.04, but it didn't work for the themes or icons. Is there an equivalent that will work on Xubuntu 16.04?
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Mouse pointer missing after suspend / Lenovo X200 / Ultrabase / 2 monitors / Displays configuration issue?

since this problem seems to be recurring throughout distros and versions, I looked it up in most boards and of course [...] <- spare rambling about Google skills here. This did not solve it so far. ...
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How to make my Toshiba u940 laptop's keyboard backlit to work?

I am using the latest Xubuntu x64 version as of this posting.. It's installed in dual boot with Windows 10.. the KB Backlight is working when I boot on Windows and from the bios.. The moment It enters ...
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Integrated Graphics causing lock ups

I have a MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 4k with an intel 6700 hq and a nvidia gtx 970m with xubuntu and windows 10 dual booted. I have nvidia prime set up and when I'm running the 970m everything works flawlessly ...
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wifi don't work with xubuntu on dell inspiron 10

I 've installed xubuntu 16.04 on a dell inspiron mini 10. It 's look working OK but I can't enable the wifi. What should I do about this?
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How to highlight newly installed programs in Whisker menu, like in Windows style?

Installing new programs Ubuntu automatically adds them to the Whisker menu. But I don't know where. Some programs shows in wrong category or don't appear at all. Sometimes they appear with a ...
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CS:GO not starting

When I try to start CS:GO through Steam it just refuses to load even the opening screen. It worked fine on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10. CS:S works just fine, however. Here is the output of the inxi -b command ...
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What is the correct pronunciation of Xubuntu?

I know how to pronounce Ubuntu but I don't know how to pronounce Xubuntu (which I'm currently enjoying). Should it be 'zoo'-buntu or 'eks'-ubuntu or something else ? (Similarly 'loo'-buntu or 'el'-...
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Joomla 3.0.3 installation gets stuck in the configuration section in Xubuntu 16.04 localhost

Trying to setup joomla 3.0.3 on my localhost on Xubuntu 16.04 but the installation gets stuck in the configuration section. After fulfilling all the tabs when I click next, it takes me back to the ...
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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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Xubuntu 16.04 - second monitor disabled after display sleep

My computer is set not to sleep or lock, but to blank the display after eg 10 mins. I have 2 monitors, which, prior to 16.04, worked as expected - the only noticeable thing was that, for whatever ...
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How to install Xubuntu to ASUS Transformer TF303K and replace Android

I have an Android ASUS Transformer TF303K and would like to replace totally the Android system as I have two computers with Ubuntu. How do I find the BIOS screen or similar to be able to load the ...
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Ubuntu desktop is empty [closed]

I have downloaded this image https://bitnami.com/stack/edx/virtual-machine and installed it in virtual box Then I executed the following sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop set ...
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Odd Symbol showing up in file names Xubuntu 16.04

I installed 16.04 and was setting it up and moving some files from an external drive (Fat32 and made in OSX). Some of the files display this very odd character on Xubuntu 14.04 I think these ...
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How to start a dameged xubuntu in command line only?

I'm trying to install nvidia drivers in a Xubuntu 16. I did donwload the .run file from nvidia website but there is some issues. The x server must be stopped - easy, and nouveau drivers must be ...
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Qualcomm Atheros 6164 - Wifi works for a few minutes and then dies until restarted

I've recently installed Xubuntu and can get the wifi working... for about at most 5 minutes at a time, after which point it claims to still be connected, but all attempts to visit any web page will ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Live USB won't let me past login…flashes and resets

I found posts saying log in name is 'xubuntu' and password is empty. This just flashes screen and resets fields. Other names or default sounding passwords result in an "incorrect password" message, ...
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Alternative to Dash for non-Unity users

I am using Ubuntu but I am not running Unity. Is there a program I can run which will help me to start an application, by typing part of its name, like Unity's Dash does? Ideally it would assist ...
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Why Xubuntu 16.04 wireless connection fails so often?

I usually don't ask "stupid" questions like this, but the wireless connection in Xubuntu 16.04 is killing me!! I'm browsing the internet like any regular Joe and all of the sudden Chromium is telling ...
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Change font glyph is taken from

I've trying to use some Font Awesome glyphs as icons for workspaces in i3wm, but I can't get them to display correctly. After reading the answers on this post, I saw that the glyph I want was being ...
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How to doubleclick a Java Jar and start it without sudo

My current Situation: my pc is running Xubuntu 16.04 a java jar app on Xubunutu desktop a USB thermal printer (Model: DigiPOS 920) is connected via USB to my pc the java app talks to the thermal ...
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Change keyboard layout shortcut stopped working after updates yesterday

I usually have the change keyboard layout shortcut key set to Alt+Shift (like Windows). After an update yesterday this stopped working. I've tried changing the shortcut to some other combination, but ...
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After Upgrade from Xubuntu 15.10 to Xubuntu 16.04 Acer Nitro VN7-792G Cpu running to hot

I recently upgraded to xubuntu 16.04 and have noticed the CPU temperature reaching between 55-85 C although the CPU load is the same as before I upgraded. This is about 10-15 C higher than before the ...
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No titlebars, menus and panels while using Nvidia drivers on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed the Nvidia binaries a few weeks ago, then I selected them on Nvidia Prime through sudo nvidia-settings and restarted LightDM using sudo service lightdm restart to go back to the login ...
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Strange screen at bootup Xubuntu 16

A saw a complain about Ubuntu 14, but the picture is no longer available, so I don't know if is the same problem of mine. Photo: Xubuntu booting with style: I just installed Xubuntu 16 and I'm ...
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Updating Ubuntu 14.04.3 to 14.04.4 made my desktop unusable (no more icons and bars)

I am just a beginner with Linux... During updating process (trough the system menu) I had problems with Internet. And my desktop did not display any icon. I could not access to my files. I reinstalled ...
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How to perform 2 different desktops with one notebook (HDMI)?

Here is a notebook with one desktop, and I want to use a second display monitor via HDMI, but thing is that the second display is showing the same desktop. I want two different working-spaces being ...
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Mouse vanishes upon log in Xubuntu

I've been having this issue ever since I added an Ubuntu partition alongside Windows 10.When I boot normally its fine(its set so that when I boot I don't have to log in) but when I close the laptop ...
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Why does Xfce sometimes not properly load the theme (Appearance) on login?

Sometimes when I log in, Xfce (4.10, on Xubuntu-14.04) doesn't look right at all – the colour theme is an odd mixture of the correct settings (Xfce-darkness, in my case) and what's presumably ...
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solid black screen while upgrading ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04

I was upgrading my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04. Suddenly my screen turned grayish and I waited for 5 minutes still there was no change. Then I forced shutdown my laptop and when I restarted it I am ...
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Xubuntu Wifi driver not working after update

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a TP Link T4U USB wifi adapter, whic is based on the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. It has been working flawlessly for a number of months, up until Linux kernel 3.13....
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gstreamer dependencies problem

When I try and install gstreamer I get dependency errors. I already followed this thread and it did not work. Here is the error output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-...
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Can't execute .sh file that works finely through the terminal in Xubuntu 16.04

My first attempt with scripts, is a shortcut to open a Jupyter Notebook on a specified folder from an file on the Desktop called ipython.sh. The content of ipython.sh is: #!/bin/bash cd ~ ...
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Error In Ubuntu Server

I have a trouble when I install ubuntu server. I use wireless connection to install. I have finished installation. But, when I write sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. It ...
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Messed up double/double system after install/reinstall of `ubuntu-desktop` in Xubuntu 15.10

So I decided to install ubuntu-desktop metapackage in my Xubuntu 15.10 install and then realized the inconveniences and uninstalled ubuntu-desktop and ubuntu-settings and then this happened.... I ...
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dropbox issue on Xenial

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 one month ago. Since about one week Dropbox asks for an updated to the last version and now it has stopped syncing. I already has the latest version installed (also checked ...
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Slow boot after fresh install and update

I have a desktop with 8 GB RAM DDR3, AMD Phenom x3 cores, Nvidia GTX 750, mechanical Seagate 1TB hard disk. I have installed the xubuntu on /dev/sda1 and put my /home on /dev/sda6 with a swap on /dev/...
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Pre-installed files of 'blueman' deleted?

I downloaded some blueman-files to my Laptop, to attempt enable Bluetooth. Then I deleted them by: sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove blueman. Meaning no blueman-files are left on my Laptop. Then I ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Intermitent Sound

Every few seconds, sound stops for a second or so. In sound manager, all inputs/outputs disappear, being replaced with the message: "Establishing connection to PulseAudio. Please wait." syslog has ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - initramfs-tools

I am getting a strange error whenever I try to install a package on my xubuntu 16.04 system. Part of the output is shown below. The package does get installed, however I am getting these messages ...
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Which *ubuntu Version Should I Install [closed]

My new laptop has some less powerful specs than my current, and so I want to install Xubuntu instead of Ubuntu. However, everywhere I see, reviews say not to install Xubuntu 16.04 because it is full ...
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Unable to update Xubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04 using Update Manager

I tried to update from Xubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 using the sudo update-manager -d command, however, it stopped after the first step of the update due to poor internet connectivity and I closed it. When I ...