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

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How to enable global menu support in Chrome in XUbuntu?

I have installed XUbuntu and TopMenu XFCE extension for it to reproduce the original Ubuntu global menu experience. I have also managed to make Mozilla Firefox work with it easily but it still is ...
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How to set default file type PNG for Simple Scan?

With Xubuntu 15.10, Simple Scan 3.18.1, the default file type is, even for images, PDF. I would like to set it to PNG, is that possible? There is a related, older question for changing from JPG to ...
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Grainy display on Intel 4400 with Ubuntu 14.04 (also 15.10)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 on HP ProOne 600 with Intel Graphic HD 4400. My screen looks grainy as the picture. I am also dualbooting with Win 8.1 x64 and the screen is fine on that side. ...
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Only background is there, no icons, blank screen

I am using dual boot in my pc with win10 and Ubuntu 14, Until now everything was working fine... Suddenly today when I tried to login to Ubuntu, login screen came as normal but strangely after login ...
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virtualbox-guest-x11 dependencies on xubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

I have freshly installed XUbuntu 14.04.03 LTS (in virtualbox). When I try to install virtualbox-guest-x11, I get dependency error. Here is screenshot: error screenshot And here is attempt with ...
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How to change WM theme in Xubuntu 15.10 + compiz?

Gnome-tweak-tool seems to have deleted the feature to change the window decoration theme. gnome-tweak tool
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Xubuntu workspaces overview like elementary OS

I have moved from elementary OS to Xubuntu, because it's faster and with less animations, but there is one thing that I miss a lot - the workspace overview. Is there a way to accomplish something ...
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PC won't come back when lid is closed and monitor attached

I am using Xubuntu and regulary lock my screen at work. It is attached to a external monitor (primary display) and the lid is closed. After locking it only comes back when I open the lid and press ...
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Ubuntu Lockscren Xubuntu 14.04

I installed the ubuntu-desktop, but I still get the Xfce lockscreen. Is there anyway to get the Ubuntu lockscreen instead?
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3g modem can't be found

I have trouble connecting to the Internet using my HUAWEI 3g usb modem on Xubuntu 15.10. Everything was working fine on the previous version of Xubuntu. Sometimes the modem cannot be detected. ...
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Firefox deleting my files on guest account? [duplicate]

I don't know anything about Ubuntu or Mozilla Firefox but I was using a friends computer to upload some photos to social media. The whole computer then froze and became unresponsive. He had to reboot ...
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VirtualBox Xubuntu guest does not recognise changed virtual disk size

I am running a Xubuntu 14.04 guest in VirtualBox (on a Win 7 host). The virtual disk ("Dynamically allocated") filled up, so I followed this answer using VBoxManage modifyhd to increase its size, ...
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Uninstall desktop environments [duplicate]

After searching the net, and trying several terminal commands, I am still unable to uninstall the desktop environments represented in the picture below: I would like to uninstall all desktop ...
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Cant seem to access my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone files via Ubuntu 14.04(Xubuntu)

I plug in the phone and Xubuntu 14.04 recognizes it, and i can see the folders and files. I even created a folder, but when I try and add files or move files, I get the error that the "Operation ...
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Squash tools don't make correct image for use

I want to modify few files on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS Live CD, because I'd like to use it for netboot. I need to change a file that starts some service and that's all. I already looked on internet for ...
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USB Flash drive size usage discrepancy

I've got a 68gb thumb drive with 52gb of stuff on it and I've got 9gb remaining to add, but I can't do so because Thunar says there's insufficient space. Hitting properties shows this: I've unhidden ...
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How can I get my icons, wallpapers and network-manager back on XUBUNTU 14.04 after accidentally upgrading?

so I was trying to install Flask last night and I accidentally typed in 'sudo apt-get upgrade I woke up this morning and all I had was gone. No seriously, everything with an icon on my desktop has an ...
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Name desktop workspaces (in Xubuntu)?

Is it possible to name desktop workspaces? A name would allow me to remember the type of windows I have in that workspace. Is there a way to set this up?
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Xubuntu, Xinput and Logitech Unifying Receiver: Keyboard shows up as pointer, fails to reattach to Master Keyboard

I was given a Mouse/Keyboard pair from work. The mouse is a Logitech M310, the Keyboard is a K520. They are paired to a Logitech Unifying receiver. I plugged it into my Xubuntu machine, and the ...
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Can I detect on Ubuntu if Windows XP computer is on?

I would like to measure how much a laptop with Windows XP can run on batteries. I have another computer with Xubuntu that I can use to measure if Windows XP computer is on. But how can I connect these ...
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Need to reconnect wifi on Xubuntu

I have a fresh installation of Xubuntu 14.04 fully updated on my notebook and it has a problem with the Wi-fi connectivity: Sometimes the internet stops. The pages don't load on the browser but ...
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Shut down problem on my Lenovo Ideapad 100-14

I got a problem, have not installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new Lenovo Ideapad 100 yet, but tried it with an Usb-Stick and it freezes on the shut down screen, what could i do to fix this problem? ...
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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?