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

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parole player gives Gstreamer error when CD/DVD played in XUBUNTU

No matter which DVD or CD I try to play using parole player in Xubuntu. I get the following error for CD's :Could not handle CDDA URI:GStreamer backend error : And the following for DVD's: Could not ...
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xfce4-terminal Color Settings for 'ls' in NTFS Partition Mounted by fstab

I have Xubuntu 14.04, and I have an NTFS data partition that mounts at startup via fstab. How could I adjust the color settings for xfce4-terminal beyond the GUI options? For example how could I set ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 64 bit graphics: text rendering as symbols in browser and dialogs

I'm running Xubuntu 14.10 on a Dell Optiplex 7020 Tower and I've been encountering issues with text being rendered as odd symbols instead of the actual characters. This behavior is rather ...
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How to Launch Geeqie

I believe that I installed it correctly (went through the listed configure, make , and make install commands listed) but I can't seem to actually launch the program... What I've done so far: ...
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Removing a deb package installed from thirdparty

New to Linux and Xubuntu, I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit and so far I have been installing/uninstalling apps from the Ubunutu software center. Recently I have installed google chrome ...
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Clearsign File Invalid

I have (2) Xubuntu 14.10 x64 VMs running in VMware Workstation 11/VMware Player. I have VMware Workstation 11 installed on a Windows 7 x64 machine (which hosts one of the VMs) and also installed on a ...
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Ubuntu Version for my old hardware? [duplicate]

I having more than 100 computers in my office with old hardware Pentium 4, 1ghz processor, 512mb Ram. Needed software are Google chrome with flash plugins and open office. Kindly suggest me the stable ...
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Sound issue on Xubuntu 14.04.1 when using multiple X window

The issue is that my sound volume setting keeps changing itself whenever I switch X window from my desktop (Ctrl + Alt + F7) to the one I use to run a Wine game (Ctrl + Alt + F8). The setting it ...
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SOLVED: Ethernet connection problems in Xubuntu 14.04 (intermittent packet loss)

UPDATE: I have discovered that eth0 did not reset to half-duplex all of the time but only some times. Also, it occasionally appeared to have trouble resolving DNS. Then, I connected the system in ...
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How do I change the Icon Desktop Grid in Xubuntu

There's not much freedom as to where you can place your icons on your desktop. I haven't found a way to change the grid in the settings anywhere.
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Numix Icons in Xubuntu don't always match

For example, the Google Chrome Icons in the menu, panel window buttons, and on Docky/Plank are all three seperate icons. This doesn't occur with every icon however, as Firefox for example, has the ...
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How to change my onboard keyboard theme in lightdm gtk+

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.02 and have created a custom Onboard keyboard theme, which works fine once I'm logged in. The problem is my greeter screen, when I launch Onboard it keeps the default theme ...
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How to get Xubuntu Panel back to original state

I heavily edited the panel bar to look similar to the Chrome OS panel, but I have grown tired of it and I want to go back to it's former state. I have a basic idea of how it was but I can't get the ...
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Login screen design / wallpaper does not work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 but installed xubuntu-desktop afterwards. Now the login screen is very ugly: The theme is not applied and I cannot change the background picture (only black one shown) Only ...
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Font dependency on network

I have a PC running Xubuntu 14.04, and for development purposes am disabling/enabling the network (trying to build some robustness into an application). The thing is: the machine behaves strangely ...
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External harddrive partition table lost after each Xubuntu 10.04 reboot

I have a problem with my USB external hardrive. Each time I plug it in my Xubuntu 14.04 server, the partition table of the harddrive is lost. I have to restore a MBR backup each time to get it back ...
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Opening Screenshot in capture menu not in the action menu!

I have added ScreenShot to the xfce-pannel but like starting it using [Fn] [Prnt Scrn], I don't get the timelaps option, instead I get the full screen capture menu, but opening the same Screenshot ...
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can not enable wifi on Xubuntu

Please read the question in full before marking it as duplicate, I have just installed Xubutu 14.04 on my VGNFE31H laptop The laptop has two wifi devices. First: The laptop has a built in wifi card ...
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Is it possible to get a HP printer to work with or without hplip in Ubuntu 14.04?

I run Xubuntu 14.04 with a HP PSC 1315 printer, using hplip, and printing a document without the printer crawling to a halt is damn near impossible. After a system reboot, printing one page sometimes ...
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xUbuntu on Lenovo T450s [duplicate]

I was trying to install xUbuntu Desktop 14.4 on Lenovo T450s without success. The standard installation freezes immediately after showing the two icons in the beginning never switching to graphics ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Thunar Issue

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2, updated as of the morning of 3/3/2015. When I open an instance of thunar, right click on any file, choose copy, and then paste to the desktop, the operation doesn't ...
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How do I upgrade XFCE 4.10 to the new stable XFCE 4.12 on Xubuntu

I do not want the the XFCE 4.12 dev version, but I have been able to find out how to put it on Xubuntu 14.04.2.
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No wired connection Ubuntu 14.04LTS

This is a new installation on my windows 8.1 computer. I dual booted it with Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64x I installed Ubuntu also on my laptop and an other computer. With the others Ubuntu works fine. What ...
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Intel NUC NUC5i5RYH - Boot - only mouse pointer appears (Xubuntu 14.04, 14.10)

I am trying to install and use Xubuntu 14.04.2 on a new Intel NUC system. (Model: NUC5i5RYH, Intel Core i5-5250U, BIOS version 0137) The installation medium is an usb flash drive and I am using the ...
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How to style XFCE panels?

I am in this situation: I was styling my xubuntu, I've added numix icon pack, but as you can see, the icons on the panel doesn't reflect my changes! Why don't they have the old icon style (I've ...
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How can i install back default xubuntu stuff

I just did a godly mistake by removing wine with sudo apt-get remove wine* And it just broke my system by removing allmost everything, even non wine related stuff. Its like i had windows 7 before ...
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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Inspiron 7537 HD beeps & HDAPS

This post is actually 2 questions, one linked to the other. First question: I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on an Inspiron 7537 bought in 2014. I'm dual booting with Windows 8.1 and one of the ...
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Avro-Keyboard Bengali not working in Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed avro-keyboard in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can see the avro-keyboard's icon in the status bar but when I am trying to write anything I could not see anything . I tried the same procedure ...
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How to execute script as root during login of specific user?

In my specific case I need to log out user using sudo pkill -KILL -u <username> command and I tried by adding it to .profile and .bash_login but it doesn't seems to work and I couldn't find a ...
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Updating in Xubuntu

I'm a new Ubuntu user so I installed it using virtualbox and it says that I have a lot of obsolete packages. How do I update the packages? I tried doing sudo apt-get update and it updates but on next ...
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Help OPENSLL-1.0.2

I have a problem. I want to install the OPENSSL-1.0.2. But when I do that the problem appears that I don't know what OS/compiler to chose from the list witch opens in terminal. There are 100 chaise ...
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Why my memory is shooting to nearly 100 percent which makes my laptop unable to work?

I am a newbie. I am currently using xubuntu 14.04 on my old dell laptop (~8-9 years old). When ever i watch any video on YouTube or similar site the video is not coming properly. I am not able to do ...
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xubuntu 14.10 failing to sleep after inactivity - power manager error

After waiting well beyond my scheduled "sleep when inactive" time, the computer is still awake. I wiggle the mouse and unlock the machine to find an error notification in the upper corner, it read as ...
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Help!? Login loop with Ubuntu 14.04

I was finishing up my CS mp tonight, as I do svn commit -m "mp" I got svn: The log message is a pathname (was -F intended?); use '--force-log' to override I thought I need a reboot, so I ...
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SD Card Reader not working (XUBUNTU 14.10)

So I was looking at some of the other forum posts related to this and I was wondering whether there was a universal fix or if there were multiple fixes based on the particular hardware or software. I ...
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Xubuntu -f install problems seems to be causing many problems

When I try to do anything in terminal I get a with -f install. this pops up: $ apt-get -f install E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the ...
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Yakuake refusing to open

For some reason after the first time I restarted Yakuake seems to be absolutely dead... The F12 key now only seems to select and deselect my current application. I have tried reinstalling it from the ...
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help installing XUbuntu on a latitude d610 [duplicate]

Ok so I have an old Dell Latitude D610 laying around and I wanted to start using it again but the OS windows XP was out dated and getting slow, so I went online and wanted to see if there was any ...
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How to add launchers near username in whisker menu (upper right corner)?

Subj. Currently, there are two items: "all settings", "lock" and "log out". I want to add another one, power off. I created a new item through "edit applications", copied everything from logout ...
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xubuntu 14.04 user file access

Running Xubuntu 14.04. I have several user accounts set up as "desktop users", but when they are logged in, they are unable to open ANY files in their HOME folder. Error messages vary, but typically ...
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NFS problem with Ubuntu server and Xubuntu fstab - first try always fails

after looking over the Internet for hours I'm experiencing a most peculiar effect running Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 and Xubuntu 14.04 as client. I've set up an NFS server, shared the paths to the correct ...
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root@localhost permission denied

I installed ssh in my Ubuntu 14.04. I followed a tutorial for generating ssh keys. I used following commands to set the keys. ssh-keygen -t rsa -P "" cat $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa.pub >> ...
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I need help getting my games to work (graphics driver issues)

Specs: Xubuntu 14.10, Intel Core 2 Duo P8800, Nvidia Quadro NVS 160M. Here's some threads of where I've asked in the past: ...
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Keyboard suddenly stops working in xubuntu 14.04

Similar to this question. Keyboard suddenly stops working, nothing helps. Can't use Ctrl+Alt+F1 to go to console. No issues in other OS(Ubuntu 14.04 and win). Gnome-do is not installed. Keyboard ...
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Will installing Xubuntu wipe the whole HDD?

I'm new to Linux and I've been trialing Xubuntu 14.04 via USB Flash. I'm about ready to install it on to an older computer (X86, 32bit, 1.28Gb RAM, Intel 'Celeron' 2.3Mhz CPU, 80Gb HDD). My question ...
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Getting a proper menu bar in Xubuntu

In almost all programs (Nautilus, Firefox, etc.) in Unity view, there is a menu bar at the top (File, Edit, View, etc.) - In Xubuntu, there simply is not such a bar. How do I get this bar back?
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Screen is black; Mouse cursor doesn't move

So I turned on the laptop awhile ago and noticed that the "Ubuntu" start up is kinda stretched. Usually, the wallpaper will appear as you get to type the password right? But the wallpaper ain't ...
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[XUbuntu 14.04][Atheros AR9462] Bluetooth doesn't detect any device

I'm having problems detecting and pairing bluetooth devices with my dual boot xubuntu 14.04 PC (+ windows 8). The only way to get things to work is to boot into windows 8, deactivate the bluetooth ...
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How can I make xubuntu ignore DisplayPort monitor being turned off?

I have a desktop machine (Dell T5600) with an Nvidia graphics card (Quadro 2000), and two monitors (Dell 24"), and I'm running xubuntu 14.04. If I switch off a monitor connected with DisplayPort, ...