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

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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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How do I kill a 5GB init-child zombie process? [duplicate]

I'm trying not to restart every time I'm done with my game. I've reported this issue to the DNS community a 2nd time now since I havn't played it for a while since the first time and it's still not ...
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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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How can I make the xubuntu-desktop optional?

I installed xubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu Server. And it became default to Xubuntu Desktop. How can I make it back to console boot and manually start xubuntu desktop in console?
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Sound problem in Xubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and having some sound issues.The sound stutters,distorts ,buzzes.This happens no matter it is a video or an mp3 playing. Its frequency is unstable ...
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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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Why firefox is default browser in Xubuntu?

I have a lot of apps which ignore xfce browser settings: for example banshee. It still opens links in firefox, but I set google-chrome as default. It is default in xfce-preferred-apps, it is default ...
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Blank screen after loggin in from sleep mode

If I close the lid to let it sleep, open it and type in my password, right after that I get a blank screen. How can I fix this. Running xubuntu 15.04.
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Can't open file to disable splash screen

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04 32 bit if that means anything. It's a fresh install. I'm trying to disable the splash screen. (There actually doesn't seem to be any. It's a black screen from boot until I get to ...
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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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Cant authenticate via GUI

I can not authenticate anything that requires GUI authentication...like approve software updates. After each try it says something like authentication was unsuccessful, and closes the dialog after 3 ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu without formatting /home, BACKUP specific config files?

I've got /home & /(filesystem) on separate partitions. I've upgraded a few times (xubuntu) but my OS has picked up the inevitable fud over the years & I want to do a fresh install. To do a ...
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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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Sony Vaio Fn Keys not working

I have installed xubuntu 14.04 on an old sony vaio (vgn fs35gp model) and none of the FN + F keys are functioning (volume ,brightness etc). Xev doesnt give any outputs when Fn key is pressed. ...
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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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How to Enable Lock on Suspend in Xubuntu

I'm using xubuntu and I cannot enable the screenlock when suspending the machine. How do I enable the lock on suspend?
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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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Shorten time of notifications

How can I shorten the time of notifications which show up in Xubuntu up right. About 2 seconds are enough.
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Dual OS, Xubuntu works, Windows 7 no internet, and black screen

I'm having a similar problem. I bought my Lenovo ThinkPad L450 without any OS installed. I first installed just Xubuntu without any trouble, all was working well including no trouble connecting to ...
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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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Firefox freezes to often, nothing usefull on logs

Since few days, Ubuntu totally freeze when using Firefox, can't access TTY and REISUB don't work. Xubuntu 15.04 x86-64 (up to date/proposed not active) Firefox 38 Intel Celeron J1900 with Intel ...
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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 ...
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Xubuntu primary monitor on the right problems

I have a setup with a secondary (HDMI-0) monitor on the left and the primary monitor (DVI-D-0) on the right (xubuntu 14.04.2 64bit). I have difficulties setting up DVI-D-0 as the primary monitor, ...
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How do I replace some 32 bit packages with 64 bit ones?

I installed some 32 bit packages on a 64 bit machine and it caused some problems. How do I replace all x86 packages with x64 ones? Can I at least check which packages are x86?
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Script display settings: xrandr

Edit: I would really like to be apply my display settings (currently managed with xrandr) on an automated basis after plugging in my display. I assumed this could be done with a Bash script, however I ...
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Xfce Feature, Scroll to Select a Window, Implement on Other Window Managers

I am using xfwm, Xfce 4.11, in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the option to "Raise windows when any mouse button is pressed." It is under Window Manager Tweaks > Accessibility. I like it because I can ...
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Three backslashes in front of email address when using mailto.

In opening an email address with mailto in Chromium three backslashes appear in front of it in the recipient field that I have to manually remove before sending. I use Xubuntu 15.04, and Chromium ...
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How do I fix this main menu that shows generic application names?

I was playing around somewhere tweaking my Xubuntu main menu. All I can see now is the generic names for the installed applications, for example, Google Chrome and Firefox both are displayed as Web ...
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Multiple monitors with Xubuntu - BIOS Setting missing?

I'm running Xubuntu 14.0.4.2 LTS, and I'm trying to set up a multiple monitor extended desktop. My motherboard has integrated graphics (a VGA soldered on to the motherboard), so I bought a Nvidia ...
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Elantech touchpad is acting very strange

It often doesn't detect touches, is overly sensitive, acts as if I'm two-finger tapping or trying to highlight things. Sometimes it even acts completely normal. Either way, it's making my laptop ...
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Installation of Ruby On Rails in Ubuntu

i want to ask a method to installation of ruby on rails in xubuntu Operating System. i wanna develop website.i have install Xubunru in my laptop.but Ruby development Environment is not installed. ...
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how to install Xubuntu Core?

I am a beginner of Linux. I am interested to install Xubuntu Core on my HDD from a USB Stick. I've read the MinimalCD documentation from here Installation/FromUSBStick and the first point from the ...
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Am I using in this moment Xubuntu Core?

Tell me please, am I using Xubuntu Core now? xpd@xpd:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ...
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Xubuntu / Samba PC occasionally unreachable from Windows; works again when 'samba' package is reinstalled

I've configured a Xubuntu PC with Samba to allow file and folder sharing with Windows 7 PCs. The Xubuntu PC is almost always on. While it usually works when sharing files to and from each other, ...
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How to set up a domain network for 3 computers

I am fairly new to linux and so would like to get some information on setting up my home network. It will consist of three computers. The Ubuntu server, a desktop running Ubuntu, and a desktop ...
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Lock Screen from root shell

I try to set up a script to lock my screen when I unplug my Yubikey. At the moment I am stuck with the correct way to send the command to lightdm. That were my tries: smiddy@3000-N200:~$ sudo su - ...