Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based Linux operating system.

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Can't boot from Xubuntu USB stick

I want to install Xubuntu from my FAT32 Memorex 2GB 0058 TravelDrive. I currently have a Windows 8 64-bit system and I've already made the Xubuntu live USB using UNetbootin. I went to my BIOS and ...
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How do I stop my screen from reverting to previous states? [closed]

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. It performs fine normally, but every once and a while, the screen starts acting strangely. It suddenly switches to showing a state it was previously in - for example, while ...
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huge problem with linux distributions [closed]

I have a question, please help me out. So, I can't install Debian based distributions on the pc. I've tried to install Elementary OS Isis, Ubuntu 14.04, Linux mint 17, xubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04 ...
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Icon groups in Xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to put some icons into groups in the Xubuntu 14.04 menu. I can do this no problem for applications I have installed myself (like Wine applications) but I seem to be unable to do so for ...
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Sound is outputting through both the built-in speakers and external speakers

I'm using Xubuntu on a iMac. When I have a output device attached (whether that be headphones or speakers) it plays through both the built-in audio, along with the device and I'd like to prevent this ...
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WLAN LED constantly on (T410, Xubuntu)

I find it rather annoying, that my WLAN indicator LED stopped working on Xubuntu 14.04. Its on no matter what I do to the interface, i.e. disable it. It also does not blink on activity. The only way ...
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Chrome browser problem in xubuntu 14.04

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 and when i downloaded and installed google chrome after updating database chrome gets fonts like this:
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xfce clock issue

I'm having some trouble with my new Xubuntu 14.04 installation's clock. It seems to be lagging behind by an hour. the date and hwclock commands are reporting the correct time. I even tried to ...
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How can I get the default Ubuntu boot logo back after returning from using Xubuntu?

I installed xubuntu-desktop and starting using the xfce based desktop after a falling out with unity. Now I've returned to using the unity desktop but I'm left with the xubuntu boot screens. How can I ...
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Colored text on terminal is fuzzy

I recently re-installed xubuntu 14.04. I used the font "Proggy Clean (Slashed Zero)" at as size of 12. Normal text seems to be fine, but when there is colored text, it gets a bit fuzzy (i.e. there ...
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Can anyone help with fixing the touch pad on my Chromebook?

For the record I have installed Xubuntu, through Chrubuntu, on my Toshiba C35 Chromebook. I knew coming in that there would be some hardware issues, and for the most part, I got the other issues fixed ...
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Set mouse debounce time

When I right click my mouse "receives" the command 2-6 times. Example: on Terminal, when I right click (to Paste something), it will immediately open (at least) another Terminal (because the mouse is ...
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Installing Gnome 3, should I use gdm or lightdm?

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 and I wanted to try out Gnome 3, so i started installing it, and during the installation it is asking me what display manager should I use by default: gdm or lightdm. ...
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Unable to install software with armv7l architecture (Xubuntu 13.10)

I'm currently trying to install Splashtop Streamer (a remote desktop software) on an odroid device (it's kinda like a raspberry pi) which runs on Xubuntu 13.10 with an ARMv7l architecture (that's what ...
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Install Xubuntu to SD card via USB memory stick

I would like to install Xubuntu. I have a 2 Gb USB stick and it works fine every time I try Xubuntu in live mode. My plan is to install it on an SD card with 32 Gb capacity. I do not want to do ...
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“ristretto” slideshow in fullscreen

I am using xubuntu atm and my biggest issue is, that ristretto show pictures in 100% zoom. When I run a slideshow, I want it to expand to full screen. I can only enable that for one picture at a time, ...
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How far is my partition resize?

I'm in the process of installing Xubuntu, and it has been resizing the Windows XP Fat32 partition for a few hours. Is there any way to find out how far it is, or if it is even still partitioning, or ...
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BlueProximity and LightDM / Xubuntu [duplicate]

I would like to use BlueProximity to lock/unlock my session in Xubuntu 14.04. Problem is that I could not find LightDM command for unlocking a screen (googled several times). I would prefer not to ...
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Cannot find device path for USB Bluetooth adapter

I am trying to use a Bluetooth adapter (known as Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) in lsusb, see further below) under Xubuntu 14.04, but my system never recognizes it. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 setting Primary Monitors

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 with the 331.38 drivers that I installed via the "Additional Drivers" My issue is that when ever I start up a game it starts up in the wrong monitor, to fix this I when my ...
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Filezilla server interface not working with Wine and Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed FileZilla Server (with wine)And am having problems with the "server interface"1. my mac cannot connect to the server using localhost or IP: 127.0.0.1 with the server running2. now ...
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error compiling the darkcoin miner based on pooler's cpu miner

i was trying to compile the darkcoin miner 32 bit from source which is based on pooler's cpu miner.link here. I am on a Xubuntu 10.04 32 bit. when i run make after running the following commands(as ...
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How can I reset an Xubuntu session? [duplicate]

Everytime time I boot and login into my Xubuntu 14.10, Skype, Thunderbird and Firefox start up even though I closed them before I logged out and shut down. These programs are not in the list of ...
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Xubuntu Terminal Cursor

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 and the default Terminal Emulator (xfterm I think). The terminal itself is fine but I want to change the cursor to a blinking underline rather than a solid block. How do I ...
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Xubuntu install CONSISTENTLY fails on UEFI systems

Today I installed Xubuntu 14.04 on a 5th laptop. This laptop had UEFI enabled by default. So far I have installed Xubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 on about 10 different laptops, all of which had UEFI enabled. ...
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X2Go error after connection lost

I have encountered this error second time in past week. First time I tried to restart Xubuntu but in never started again so I have to reinstall it.I was connected to my Xubuntu 14.04 dedicated server ...
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How to restore the Unity login screen after installing Xubuntu desktop in Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed an Xubuntu desktop on my Ubuntu Unity 14.04 system using this command: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop gksu leafpad synaptic from this site: After logging out and ...
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Recovering from tty [duplicate]

Using XUbuntu 13.10. Some key combination -- maybe CTRL-ALT-ESC or something similar -- keeps throwing me into a full-screen tty. When that happens, how do I get back to Xubuntu? I can log in to the ...
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Using Ubuntu 14.04 within a light version UI [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and the laptop is from 2008 and it does not have good staff, so I believe that I should use lubuntu or xubuntu but I learnt that the default software of them are really ...
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How to switch workspaces in Xubuntu by scrolling mouse wheel over the desktop?

Back in Debian I used to switch workspaces in XFCE just by rotating mouse wheel while the pointer is on any clear piece of the desktop (one where I can see the wallpaper). But in Xubuntu that doesn't ...
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Remap menu key to delta (Δ)?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. My keyboard is a Belgian AZERTY. I never use my menu key, and I use the delta sign a lot. I'm not willing to switch keyboard layouts to Greek, as the delta is the only thing I ...
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Passphrase problem after installing Xubuntu

I have just installed Xubuntu on an old (but quite decent) XP multimedia Dell Inspiron 9400 PC to give to my son. This is our first experience with Linux. Installation seemed to go well. I had opted ...
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How do I find DNS servers in use by my Xubuntu 14.04 Server?

I have a Xubuntu Server 14.04 x64. How do I list all DNS servers that are in use without NetworkManager which is not even installed?
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Is this Cinnamon Panel item also available in Xfce? (or alternative)

I'm still wondering which distro to use. So far I've tried Linux Mint 17 and I liked that, but now I'm onto Xubuntu. In Mint (with Cinnamon) there was a really nifty (and popular) panel item called: ...
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How to fix this spotify error? [duplicate]

I have Xubuntu 64 bit 14.04, latest version of spotify and it seems to be working fine, but I see this error. I tried sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get ...
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Error while installing windows 8 along xubuntu on uefi [duplicate]

I was installing installing xubuntu when I accidentally deleted my pre-installed windows 8. To reinstall windows 8 I changed the boot mode to CSM (as windows doesnt show up in efi menu). On clicking ...
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How do I get nvidia drivers to work on Xubuntu 14.04?

I installed and tested multiple Nvidia drivers such as 331 and 304 but every time I always end with Xubuntu on a black screen after the booting screen. How do I make them work successfully on my 2010 ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Kernel Panic

I am trying to install Xubuntu 14.04 desktop i386 on an older PC (~2002) by using Plop Boot Manager and a bootable USB flash drive. The installation process begins but eventually crashes with this ...
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mplayer aalib missing (“-vo aa” not working)

I've just figured out that I'm unable to use aalib to render video output in mplayer. For those who do not know, aalib is the library for rendering videos in ASCII. Before upgrading to 14.04 it ...
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Share connection to router from second ethernet

I read all the previous posts but I didn't find anything that fit my needs. I have a PC with Xubuntu and 2 Ethernet cards. With a port (eth1) I have the Internet connection (static IP address) I want ...
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How change gedit preferences in xfce / xubuntu?

Where can I find Gedit preferences in Xubuntu? They are like some rare, elusive bird. Numerous help forums like this give varying reports of where it might have been spotted. But you go where they ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - HDMI Display no longer detected

I have a Sager NP8268, and install Xubuntu 14.04. I have been using an external Asus PB278Q monitor for 3 weeks or so via HDMI. Today, the monitor is no longer detected by xfce4-display-settings. ...
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Windows all disapeared but are still running

I am running Xubuntu, and I was playing around with unicode characters, when I noticed that all of my open windows and applications, except the text editor I was working with. Somehow they're still ...
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xubuntu/xfce4 package to hold to prevent breakage by updates

I've painfully set up my xubuntu desktop to look exactly how I want it to look. I have previously experienced a well built setup crumble due to unfortunate updates. Though I would like to keep getting ...
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How to remove bumblebee indicator?

Bumblebee indicator is enormous on my (xfce4) panel. Not sure why. Haven't been able to figure out how to eliminate it. Bumblebee preferences doesn't have any option to remove it, and clicking the ...
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Mounting a second hard drive for documents, pictures, and music in xubuntu

I wanted to know how to make my secondary drive for documents, music, and pictures. I already formatted the drive and mounted the drive in /media/bigdata. Now I just want to know on how to make all my ...
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Dragging desktop icons in Xubuntu

Just installed Xubuntu 14.04 in place of Vista on an old laptop. I'm loving the user interface (I can't quite get used to Unity, and KDE is a bit too "clunky". I have put some program icons on my ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 does not detect second monitor

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two interfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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Unable to login into any account

How it happened My computer was becoming very unresponsive and I could not close any applications to free memory so I held the power button until the computer turned off. When I turned it on ...
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Stop Skype from launching on startup? (Xubuntu)

Skype keeps starting at startup without my permission. I don't want it to start minimised, there's already a solution for that, I want it not to start. But there isn't a single setting in Skype's ...