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

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arabic language are displayed as question mark

I have ububntu 12.04 installed. and despite i installed the arabic language from langauge support, when I open an application all the arabic language in its interface are displayed as queston mark. ...
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How to access a Samba shared folder from windows 10?

I have set up a folder on my Xubuntu 16.04 machine (~/Share) according to http://askubuntu.com/a/324846/312993 I have problems with the last instruction: "From a different computer, connect to your ...
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keyserver timed out with add-apt-repository

I cannot add-apt-repository because the Ubuntu keyserver times out: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa -y gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpxzw15cei/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpxzw15cei/...
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Intel hd graphics installer 1.4.0 supports ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install intell hd graphics on ubuntu 14.04. After some searching i realize that intel end the support for Ubuntu 14.04. Will intel hd graphics installer 1.4.0 install graphics driver or ...
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Error when i run an portable .EXE (pd-proxy) with wine

when i tried to run Pd-proxy then vpn for windows i ran this command on terminal in wine wine pd-proxy.exe not worked and wine pd-launcher.exe then i got following error massege err:module:...
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Ubuntu not recognizing free space on partition

I recently expanded my Xubuntu partition with a G-parted live usb drive. It all went well, no errors or anything. However the OS refuses to accept the extra free space, still saying I only have 42 ...
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WiFi Stopped Working After Updates on 5/13/16 (Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS)

I used my desktop normally on Friday, but when I booted it up on Saturday (yesterday), there was no WiFi icon in the icon tray and there is now no network connection. I believe I installed some ...
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How to change Alt-Tab behaviour in Xfce ? - Window order

Alt-tab in xfce has a strange behaviour. I.E. if I switch from Chrome to Kate and then I press alt-tab once again i am not in Chrome again sometimes, but in another Window. That is very annoying when ...
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Dual Boot: Directly booting to Xubuntu without giving me option to boot Ubuntu MATE

I first installed Xubuntu in my laptop. I then installed Ubuntu MATE choosing the option 'Something else' in the installer to create manual partitions. I created a 60GB space for / and 30GB space for /...
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Xubuntu 16.04 no sound when switch user

I´ve upgraded to Xubuntu 16.04. Everything seems to work ok except for one thing. Everytime we switch user, sound stops working. I need to access Sound config and change Audio Profile to make it start ...
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xubuntu 16 with nvidia driver refuses to apply primary monitor, 3xmonitor setup

I've been trying to setup my 3 monitors through the Display settings for a long while now. It was an unbearable hard task to set them up in the right order, as they didn't obey my positioning. Now ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I print

I have an HP LASERJET 6P plugged on the parrallel port. (/dev/lp0) It is turned on. I tried many ways to print anything echo "test" > /dev/lp0 lpr filename even pressing the button "print a ...
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all songs at the same volume in audacious

Is there a plugin in Audacious that plays all the songs at the same volume? I think this tool is what I am looking for, but it looks like a dead project: http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/ I mostly ...
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f.lux setup.py on xubuntu 16.04 results in error

Took the zip from here and unzipped it: https://github.com/xflux-gui/xflux-gui but when i run setup.py $ sudo ./setup.py install Results in the following Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Touchpad not working on toshiba p50

I have a toshiba P50 notebook and touchpad stopped working in my Xubuntu 15.10. I upgraded to 16.04, but still not working. Its recognized though: xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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How to Install ONE Operating System on Computer with TWO Hard Drives - NOT Dual-Boot

I have a computer with two hard drives, one small, the other large. I wish to install Xubuntu onto this computer with the operating system itself on the smaller hard drive and all of my data stored ...
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Xubuntu file 'open with' showing too many “Open with mail recipient”

Shown here: I only updated thunderbird to the latest version when this happened. reverting back to the older version did not solve this. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04. The wrong entries (Open with mail ...
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Strange sound issue. Hear sound from a running Vbox VM but can't from Xbuntu

I have a weird issue that I have no idea where to even start looking. My sound on my Xubuntu 16.04 is not working if played though the GUI but if I have a VM running in Virtual box I have sound coming ...
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How can I safely shut down Xfce from the terminal?

I'm not looking for shutdown or reboot or the like. I want to know how to shut down Xubuntu from the terminal, by executing a command that would have the same effect as clicking the "Shutdown" button ...
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Can't log out from tinywm on Xubuntu 16.04

Installed and changed my DE to tinywm. Now I got a blank screen with no cursor. Tried several times to open terminal but failed. Can anyone help me out? I just want to log in into Xubuntu session. Any ...
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Downloaded Ubuntu: how do I install it?

I just downloaded Ubuntu, to replace Windows 10, but cannot find how to install it, by running the usual .exe file (or its equivalent on Linux) needed to install a program. Looks also it was ...
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device not found for webcam on Thinkpad E450 (ubuntu 16.04)

I am not able to make video call after installing ubuntu 16.04 on new thinkpad E450 LAPTOP. I am not sure what am i missing ? Any suggestion would be appreciated.
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como iniciar app inventor en ubuntu 14.04

yo tengo ubuntu version 14.04 y no se como iniciar app inventor 2 ya esta todo instalado lo que quiero saber es como iniciar AIstarter pa'ra poder usar app inventor porfavor me podrian ayudar? ...
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USB ports not working after booting Xubuntu 14.04

I've had Xubuntu 14.04 for a couple or years, dual boot with Win7, on a HP430G notebook. In the last year or so I'm getting this problem, more and more often. I use a USB hub with optical mouse and ...
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Why don't I get Unity as an option when logging in?

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04. I ran sudo apt-get install unity. It ran successfully. But when I log out, I don't get the option to log in again with Unity. This is what I see: I have tried rebooting. Did ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 usb display second screen / projector

Specs Asus 102ba notebook - dual boot Benq joybee gp2 - projector I've just recently installed Xubuntu 16.04 on my notebook so far everything is up and working great. I'm just having some issues ...
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External hard drive not detected after first boot : Xubuntu 14.04

I have the following problem and hope to find help by someone. On the first boot of my Intel NUC after a longer period of time (for example, over night) Xubuntu won't mount nor detect (blkid) my ...
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problem when creating bootable usb in ubuntu [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu LTS and i want to create a bootable usb. so I opened the Startup disc creator in ubuntu, the problem is despite I selectIchoose the desired .iso file, it is never listed and hence i ...
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Evolution - Cannot see POP account

I am running the latest version of Xubuntu (16.04) and installed evolution 3.18.5.2 using the software app. I added two IMAP accounts without an issue. However I am having a problem with a POP3 ...
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Sound disappeared after changing PCM volume in Xubuntu 15.10

Today I've accidentally changed value of PCM channel at alsamixer and all sound has disappeared. There were no sound even after I removed the slider back to original position. Here is screenshot of ...
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server refused our key while logging into putty

i was changed the home directory permission to 777, after that i tried to login but it's displaying "server refused our key". Please give me the solution. Thanks in advance.
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assign multiple cpu to process in linux

How do I assign multiple CPU to a single process in Linux. I want to assign at least four. I have already tried htop to see which CPU are used and it says any from 0-11. I want four dedicated CPU.
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Xubuntu - wrong time displayed

I'm at my wits' end. Using Xubuntu 16.04 and all I want is getting the correct time displayed in my top right corner. But no matter what I do, I keep getting it wrong. Tried both 'Datetime' and '...
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Remove dual boot safely for bootloader (GRUB2)

I installed yesterday another linux (Antergos) beside my Xubuntu, and it didn't offer me what I wanted. Now I want to remove it, but I suspect it might generate a bootloader issue, as the bootloader ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 all icons disappeared after update

My all icons have disappeared after update, I tried selecting different icon themes but still no icons are showing no icons
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Monitor : no image after turning off then on

I would like to use my monitor as display for two computers, so I would like to switch the input as I want beetween the computer 1 and the computer 2. When I switch on the computer 2 everything is ...
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Horizontal lines in Firefox

I've recently got a Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen and installed Xubunntu 16.04. I've noticed that sometimes horizontal glitchy lines appear. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Networks show “Ethernet Network () Device Not Managed” (Xubuntu)

Could not find this question, so apologies if it is a duplicate. I am running Xubuntu on a Lenovo Yoga 211 as my only OS. I do not have an Ethernet port, and as such have of course never tried to ...
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Do I need to reinstall Xubuntu? A lot of libraries are missing

I just upgraded from ubuntu 14.04 (not xubuntu) to xubuntu 16.04. During the installation, it said that it had failed to restore some applications. That was the only error it gave. Now whenever I try ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Firefox 46 screen distortion when scrolling

Screen distorts (shimmers, wavy lines/appearance) when scrolling in any web page. Disabling hardware acceleration and smooth scrolling, doesn't make any difference. Problem doesn't exist in Chromium ...
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Cannot get screen at native resolution Xubuntu 16.04

I recently downloaded Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and I'm having an impossible time getting my screen to render at its native resolution of 1280*1024. The computer is an old Lenovo M55e with a Core2Duo E4500 ...
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Black screen on Xubuntu

During my sessions on Xubuntu, my screen goes black. I have no idea what is going on. It is not black as if it was turned off, but rather as if all pixels were painted black. Xubuntu Versions: ...
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All docks cause an unsightly line through the desktop

When the plank dock is active on my computer, it causes an unsightly line that pierces through the desktop, as shown here: Problems with Plank dock This line does not just go through the wallpaper, ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Xubuntu 14.04 LTS to Xubuntu 16.04 LTS via USB?

An USB upgrade is the only way I can do it. That's not my computer, his connection is very slow and it would take ages to download it. I had installed the Xubuntu 14.04 LTS via USB, now I'd like to ...
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Unable to customise Plank on Xubuntu 16.04

folks! I recently upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on my Asus 1015-CX. In my case, it's smoother than the previous version, but I am not able to customise Plank any more by rightclicking on the ...
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Is there any way to use global menu in Xubuntu 16.04?

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, which means a confined screen space and a desperate need for global menu. I've tried I've tried topmenu (the classic option), but it looks like it hasn't been ...
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Xubuntu 16.04: fstab won't mount “/root” entry

A week ago, I installed Xubuntu 16.04 and supposed to mount a partition(/dev/sda3) for root's home (/root). Here is my fstab looks like: # / was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=81f2f987-b411-...
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Problem with timedatectl and network time synchronisation in 16.04

I have a dual-boot machine with Windows and Xubuntu 16.04. Because of Windows, the hardware clock is set to local time, so I had to use timedatectl to make Xubuntu aware of that after the upgrade to ...
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Strange toggling behaviour in Tilda

I'm using Tilda terminal emulator on a fresh Xubuntu 16.04 setup with Calc key being the toggle key. I've always used it this way on other PCs (of course after disabling the calculator global shortcut)...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 sometimes fails to sleep

I upgraded my system from 15.10 (Ubuntu + xfce = XUbuntu) to 16.04 and afterwards it happens 50% that when I send system to Sleep through "start menu > turn off > sleep" that screens go blank and ...