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

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graphic driver for thinkpad t43 Xubuntu 14.04

i recently acquired a thinkpad t43 with windows xp on it. I immediately put xubuntu 14.04 on it and it really brought it back to life. i was wondering where i could find an updated driver for the ...
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Problems installing xubuntu [closed]

I tried to install Xubuntu, but strange things happened. I am a newbie so bear with me. The first time I started Xubuntu and spent time with the desktop environment that I like better than Unity. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.1 LiveUSB failing to boot on Sony Vaio vgn-nw240f

I created a LiveUSB using usb-creator-gtk with an MD5-sum verified xubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso. I then confirmed the LiveUSB integrity by verifying all its files against md5sum.txt. I then ...
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Why does Ubuntu write to disk when copying files from CD to USB?

My machine has 18GB of main memory. When copying files from a mounted CD to a mounted USB drive there is a lot of HDD activity. Why does Ubuntu write to disk when copying from CD to USB? I assume ...
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I have no longer access to Unity DE after installing XFCE DE on Ubuntu 14.04. Is it fine?

I followed this link. Now Whenever I log in to my computer, it shows the XUbuntu login screen. When I go for choosing the other DE in the login page, I can only find two DEs "Xfce" & "XUbuntu ...
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How can I make the shutdown button shutdown, instead of logout, in Xubuntu? [closed]

In Xubuntu 14.04, using the xubuntu-desktop, if I push the physical power button on my computer, a panel pops up asking if I would like to log out, restart, or shut down. If I select "shut down", I ...
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How do I type umlauts etc in Xubuntu 14.04?

I've been experimenting with 14.04 (Xubuntu, XFCE, etc), and so far haven't been able to make sense of any of the messages saying how to enter characters marked by things like umlauts, accents, etc. ...
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xubuntu logs me out as soon I login, however I can login as guest

This happened after I rebooted after an update and I can't seem to figure out what is causing it. I've tried removing Xauthority with no success.
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Ctrl+Alt+F1 shows nothing, Xubuntu 14.04.1, Macbookpro11,3 (retina, nvidia)

Ctrl+Alt+F1 (or + F2-F6) shows just a black black screen (on every monitor if there are any externals), although Ctrl+Alt+F7 may bring the desktop back. It's a Xubuntu 14.04.1 on MacBookPro11,3 with ...
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Fresh install of Xubuntu on an Acer TravelMate 2410, system will not reboot or shutdown

I have an old Acer TravelMate 2410 laptop, that was running XP. I've decided to dump XP, and install Xubuntu. I did a clean install, and done all the updates that are available. Everything is ...
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Xubuntu laggy/slow in brand new MBP host

I am using Xubuntu as a VM in both a Windows/PC host and recently a OS/X Mac host. The latter is laggy, especially when I use two monitors. It's weird cause the Windows machine is less capable (less ...
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Password required to logout?

Fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04.1 32 bit. When I try to restart or shut down I am asked for a password in order to proceed. However when I provide a password it is not accepted. Is there a setting ...
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Grub Rescue, Error: unknown filesystem

I am trying to boot Xubuntu 14.04 but getting the following error: Verifying DMI Pool Data............. error: unknown filesystem Entering rescue mode... I tried the following commands: set ...
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How do I make arandr config persistant?

Xubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit. I am using arandr and have set up dual monitors and saved the config file to ~/.screenlayout. However each time I boot the computer I have to activate the saved layout. I ...
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Properly installing Cisco Secure Mobility Client on xUbuntu 14.04.1

I was following the steps documented here: https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/how-do-i-install-cisco-anyconnect-client-linux According to what I found: ...
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In Xubuntu 14.04.1, Customizing Date & Time Display

In Xubuntu 14.04.1, how do you enlarge the font size of the date and time in the top right panel area?
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The shortcut keys for switching keyboard layout randomly stop working

ALT-SHIFT switches between Hebrew/English keyboard layouts. Every few hours, this stops working. The layout-switching icon in the panel continues to work. If I go back to Settings->Keyboard, and ...
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How to fix Xubuntu 14.04 screen flicker that started after update?

Every few seconds the entire screen flickers. This began after updates over the weekend (30-31 August). The machine is a Toshiba Satellite P200D, 2GB, AMD Turion 64X2 running Xubuntu 14.04. Things ...
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xubuntu 14.04 gsm modem connection dropping

I'm using XUBUNTU 14.04. My GSM modem (E3131) keeps dropping connection randomly in intervals from 10 minutes to an hour. Most of the time I just wait about 30 seconds until it is recognized by the ...
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Why is Ubuntu suddenly crippling my network?

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have recently started noticing randomly that my wireless adaptor suddenly becomes a jamming device for the network I'm connected to! I see 0Kbit/s in my network ...
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Screenshooter hangs XFCE4

Several times over the last 48 hours I have had to reboot my way out of an XFCE4 hang where the mouse and keyboard cease responding in the GUI. A pattern has emerged whereby this happens just after I ...
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How to disable keybindings in Terminal?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and I set up the keybindings for the function keys in Settings -> Keyboard -> Application Shortcuts to vol up, down, brightness, etc. to match the symbols on my keyboard. In ...
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Android Virtual Device is not starting

I am facing a problem to run the AVD in my Xubuntu 14.04 64bit version. Before that I used Xubuntu 32bit and that time my ADT(32bit) worked. But now I am using 64bit ADT and 64bit OS. everything is ...
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Disable laptop lid sleep

Xubuntu 14.04. I've already done the following: HandleLidSwitch=ignore LidSwitchIgnoreInhibited=no xset -dpms disabled xfce power manager in session and start up set power settings to do nothing ...
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usb mouse not working after resume from hibernation

I am on Xubuntu 14.04, 64bit, HP 635 notebook. I enabled hibernation. It works fine, except that upon resume my usb optical mouse does not work anymore. The red light on the bottom is shining though, ...
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Microphone is not working in Xubuntu

This is the firs time I am using Xubuntu. My microphone is not working on it. I am using Hp laptop. It use to work on Ubuntu but giving problem here. I am using a headphone. In Volume Control, it is ...
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Xubuntu Backlit Keyboard not working on 14.04

Xubuntu 14.04 Backlit Keyboard not working on Samsung Series 7 NP730U3E with Voria PPA and Samsung-tools installed. Works fine with Ubuntu/Kubuntu 14.04 but prefer XFCE though gather XFCE is likely ...
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switch user not working in Xubuntu 14.04

When I click the switch user in the Actions Buttons in my panel, I get this message: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.gnome.DisplayManager was not provided by any ...
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Which US international keyboard layout gives me all umlauts and sharp S?

I would like to use a US keyboard layout. However, from time to time I need to type German umlauts and sharp S. All the US international keyboard layouts have left me unsatisfied. I am always either ...
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Fix for xubuntu/xrdp tab/autocomplete in multi-user environment

There are a number of threads throughout the internet about the xubuntu/xfce/xrdp issue where tab/autocomplete doesn't work in a remote session, and most eventually point back to this page for the ...
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Cant log in to xubuntu -Already tried TTY, Recovery mode-

I'm not very experienced with Xubuntu or linux in general. When I tried to use my pc this morning it prompts me to a login window which is odd because I set it to login without one, although I enter ...
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How to wake xubuntu desktop from sleep

I am using xubuntu 14.04 and it is connected to a TV via VGA. When I leave the computer for a while the screen goes blank(i'm assuming it's gone to sleep) my problem is that when I move the mouse ...
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Broken Audio on Chromebook. Xbuntu

I have dual-booted my Chromebook with Xubuntu 14.04 and have found that the sound is broken. I have tried everyhting that has been mentioned on the internet. I have restarted pulse, uninstalled it, ...
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Hibernating Win7 - startup starts Xubuntu with error

on my Dell Vostro 3550 I have Windows 7 and Xubuntu 14.04 installed. When I hibernate Windows 7 and start the machine the Xubuntu screen is shown telling me about an error about filesystem check of ...
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Steam will not open

Hello I recentley installed Xubuntu to my HP Pavilion dv6000, but come across a problem when trying to open steam this is the terminal message I got when launched with terminal: Running Steam on ...
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Lubuntu Package Only Halfway install [closed]

How can I repair the download from the terminal? It was installing Lubuntu 14.04 when the terminal was closed. After that the Desktop only has a logout option and if I try to do any keyboard ...
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How do I make Xubuntu stop blanking my screen

Running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I have gone into Light Locker Settings, and set blank screen to never and switch display off to never. I have gone into power settings and put the same settings in ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 disable desktop and panel

I'm looking to test a Xubuntu 14.04 in the Library public lab. I'm looking for an option to disable right click on the panel and desktop. I google it and found something about the locking the panel: ...
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Where is the skeleton thunar.xml?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I understand that when a user logins in for the first time several files in ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml are created including thunar.xml. My question is ...
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Ubuntu to Xubuntu Dual Boot

Well, Ubuntu keeps crashing and from what I've seen Xubuntu has never crashed on me. So I want to put the Xubuntu Desktop Environment over Ubuntu. (It's unity that keeps crashing) However, I want ...
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How to resolve screen flickering in Xubuntu 14.04?

I have been using Xubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows XP. Today all of a sudden while surfing the Internet the screen started flickering. I restarted the computer, it ran successfully but the same issue ...
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unable to launch startxfce4 x session — “startxfce4” not found

recently i have tried to upgraded ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and it got crashed. somehow i upgraded it to 14.04 and now i can able to see login screen. my problem is when i tried to login i am getting ...
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Need to copy firmware files at /usr/lib to /lib using terminal

I have a Cubox-i4Pro and I'm running Xubuntu on it. In order to get Wi-Fi working I have to copy the firmware folder "brcm" from /usr/lib/firmware/brcm and make the folder /lib/firmware/brcm. Refer ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Add Splash Screen

I want to get some splash screens of my own. I am installing them from http://www.gnome-look.org/ I have no idea how to add them to the menu so that I can set it as a splash screen. I just know ...
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Xubuntu dual monitor broke display

After I used Settings > Display to enable my second monitor, my first display is not working anymore either. So I enabled both, then clicked save configuration since it was working and boom it ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - PulseAudio / ALSA will not work with USB headset

Being relatively new to Linux, I just shot for Xubuntu. I had to reformat yesterday, because I somehow nuked it in my tired adventures. Ever since then, I haven't been able to get my USB audio ...
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upgrade xubuntu 6.04 to more recent OS on ppc [duplicate]

I cant figure out how to upgrade my xubuntu installation on my imac g3 please help
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Xubuntu 14.04 theme error

so I installed Xubuntu 14.04 and I tried to change to the pre-installed theme Numix but only the part under the title bar changed for file manager. That goes with every other theme. Any solutions?
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How I can hide scrollbar at terminal Xubuntu 14.04?

With dark terminal white scrollbar looks bad.
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Unable to connect Internet to Xubuntu 14.04 with wired connection

Just installed Xubuntu 14.04 from usb, installed okay except that I cannot connect to internet. I'm connected via a Solwise Homeplug (Ethernet over wiring). Xubuntu says I have 'Wired connection 1' ...