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

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Xubuntu on Macbook pro 8,1 Upgrade problems

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 and it worked very well. Then I installed all upgrades and no issues. But then I upgraded to 14.10 and the trackpad stopped working. I remember a box coming up saying whether ...
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How can i run two servers in xubuntu 14.04: Mysql server 5.5 & Activemq 5.11

I am developing a web application in netbeans 8.0.2. I have already installed mysql server 5.5 and it was running correctly until i executed the './activemq start' command. The following two error ...
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Which are the default installed programs in Xubuntu which are safety to uninstall? [duplicate]

Thinking that the Xubuntu could be even more slimmer/more lightware/more faster... Tell me please are there any applications(pre-installed software) from the Standard(default) installation of ...
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Xfce 4.12 + KWin5

I installed Xubuntu 15.04 with Xfce 4.12. I would like to use KWin as the window manager. With previous versions of Xfce and KWin replacing xfwm with kwin was pretty straightforward, but now both ...
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Desktop always starts at low res

My Xubuntu 14.04 installed on Thinkpad T430s with Intel HD4000 always starts desktop at low resolution (800x600). The grub screen resolution is correct, the logging screen resolution is also correct ...
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very high and loud fan speed with xubuntu

I've just installed xubuntu 15.04 as an alternative for ubuntu 14 as my laptop didn't seem to fit with unity. So, xubuntu is working great, except for one problem, the fan speed. It's always at high ...
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xfce-panel display list of windows of a single application?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 using xfce 4.12 I use a lot of terminals ( 6-8 ) when working. Is it possible to have a xfce panel that lists all windows of a specific application ( terminal in this case ...
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Postal 2 Free Multiplayer doesn't start under Xubuntu 15.04

i tried to start the free Multiplayer game of Postal 2 under xubuntu 15.04. But it doens't work the following error appears in the terminal: Postal 2 Copyright 2003 Running With Scissors, Inc. ...
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xubuntu fan speed

I've just installed xubuntu 15.04 as an alternative for ubuntu 14 as my laptop didn't seem to fit with unity. So, xubuntu is eorking great, except for one proble, the fan speed. It's always at high ...
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pavucontrol is not launching in xubuntu

I have the xfce indicator plugin in the system tray. When I click on speaker icon > sound settings...: Nothing happens. This used to work. pavucontrol is not launching, any suggestions on how to ...
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Ubuntu / Xubuntu: Own login prompt virtual console

I'm actually using Xubuntu 14.04.2. I want to change the login prompt in the virtual console. Is that possible and when yes, how? Thank you in advance
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Command only has effect when ran from terminal.

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04. I'm trying to run command: xss-lock -- xscreensaver-command -lock & so that my screen will lock after being suspended in Xubuntu using xscreensaver. For some reason, without ...
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How do I permanently remove a (wireless) usb mouse?

I bought a new wireless usb mouse today, because my old one broke down. I want to permanently remove the old one from the list of devices shown in the mouse settings dialog in system settings (I'm ...
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Xubuntu doesn't have or allow for installation of software center

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on an old dell tower I pulled out of my closet to use ruby on rails with. I was attempting to install ruby and rails but none of the installs took. My system is updated and ...
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Xubuntu 15.04, no sound through HDMI

I've just installed Xubuntu 15.04 in my Dell laptop after using Ubuntu for over 2 years. I can't get the sound to work in my Samsung monitor, which is connected to the laptop through its HDMI port. It ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 sa5_crypt screen keyboard doesn't work

I have Xubuntu 14.04 since it's release, but have never updated it until today. After that (and with a message of error in the softwate updater) i rebooted my pc (sorry for my english, i'm from ...
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Missing Wine Program Folder in Xubuntu 14.04-LTS

After installing Wine 1.6.2 from the Ubuntu Software Center the Program folder with the installed Windows programs is not shown in XFCE menu. Only the following enteries are shown: Deinstall Wine ...
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Kernel Panic at boot Xubuntu 14.04.2

I'm receiving a kernel panic when I try to boot Xubuntu 14.04.2 - this is my System: Windows 8 (sda2) Xubuntu 14.04.2 (sda7) Kali Linux (sda9) First, I installed Xubuntu next Windows. That was no ...
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How can I run a C program from Code Blocks?

This is my first time using Ubuntu to run a C-File with a codeBlocks I tried save as a File "file1" without extension file. Permission Denied I tried chmod u+x file1 Wrong something but builded ...
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Conky won't show weather information

I am using the Harmattan theme. this is how it looks: (On Xubuntu 14.04 LTS release with XFCE 4.12) For some reason the weather info won't show up. ashesh-pc1@A1315IN:~$ Conky: desktop window ...
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What to do when shutdown stops because of efibootmgr? (efibootmgr Tainted)

Xubuntu 14.04 Before the last shutdown, I went about removing the Windows Boot Manager entry from the boot list as usual: sudo efibootmgr -b 0001 -B After that, I wanted to look at the list as ...
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missing icons in Whisker Menu

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and recently I find some icons missing in Whisker Menu. Terminal Emulator used to be in Accessories but it's gone. I can still see Terminal Emulator in Applications > ...
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Help! Forcibly install an older version of a Windows 7 driver on Ubuntu(Xfce)

Background Explanation: The latest version of the Windows 7 driver of my wireless network adapter is really bad and messes up the internet connection. On my Windows 7 computers I therefore use an ...
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Xfce IBus layout switching not working

Somehow, only default Xfce keyboard layout switching is working for me. When I remove all hotkeys from Xfce settings manager and try to switch to IBus I can change layouts from IBus widget, but ...
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new install 15.04 now lost wifi, connects but no ping. also gobi not enabled

toughbook cf19 mk3 xubuntu 1504 64bit worked on wifi for a week then lost it. gets IP etc. but no ping not even to local address except local-host. also since upgrading from 1404lts Gobi has never ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 fails to boot into a live session from a live USB, but only when my SSD is plugged in

Specs: Xubuntu 15.04, GTX 770, i5-4690k, 8 GB RAM, Corsair SSD, Hitachi HDD. Whenever I boot into a live session, it always fails to boot when I have my SSD plugged in. This is most likely the result ...
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Network manager conflict at startup in Xubuntu 15.04

In previous versions of Xubuntu I haven't had this particular problem but what happens is that the Network Manager appears sometimes after startup and some other times it doesn't show up. Also I ...
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Prevent parole from opening when I insert an audio CD

I never actually listen to audio CDs - I always rip them to my library, then listen with my mp3 player. As such, it's really annoying that Parole opens each time I insert an audio CD. However, in ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: task bar icon for google chrome is gone? [closed]

I think since the lastest google chrome update (today), the icon used in the task bar looks like this: but at least in the launcher, it still looks "ok": When I check the launcher properties ...
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Need help removing a program

I'd installed vim using apt-get, but in my infinite wisdom, I decided to uninstall it and try installing from source. I don't know why, but the end result was kind of borked up. I'm trying to ...
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VM Resolution can't go over 640x480, even after guest additions were installed

This is on VirtualBox, guest is Xubuntu 32bits 14.04, host is Windows 8.1 64bits I should point my hardware does not allow x86 virtualization, hence why VirtualBox only allowed a 32bits VM to be ...
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How to encrypt dual-booted Xubuntu?

I'm running a dual-booted Windows and Xubuntu system. I need full partition encryption, but only on the Xubuntu side. Is it possible to set it up without loosing any data? Which method is the safest ...
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Move a program launcher across computers (Xubuntu)

I have a program launcher in the xfce panel of my old computer that holds a number of individual launchers to deal with dual screens (one item turns my monitor horizontal, another one turns it ...
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“stick” button behavior in title bar?

I noticed that in Xubuntus (Xfce) windows manager settings there's an option to show a "stick" button in the title bar of application windows. Out of curiosity I enabled it (moved from hidden to ...
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Looking for an on screen keyboard working with firefox

I'm looking for an on screen keyboard. florence and onboard do not appear, when selecting the address bar in firefox. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. Firefox says it works great with the gnome on screen ...
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How can I disable KDE sounds in Xfce (Vivid)? Or: Why is systemsettings empty?

I'm running Xubuntu 15.04 (vivid), and have a few KDE apps installed (kdevelop, konqueror). I would like to disable their notification sounds. I know that this issue has been discussed before, and ...
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Wacom CTL-480-S detected but not properly working

I have been struggling for the past three days trying to configure the aforementioned tablet using xsetwacom commands grouped in shell scripts and it works almost perfectly, aside from the fact that ...
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BIOS-Access Problems on Lenovo, Xubuntu installed over (a deleted) Windows 8

I installed Xubuntu on my friend's system awhile back, and it was working perfectly when I gave it to him -- it booted up, connected to the Internet, ran YouTube videos, all that jazz -- but he ...
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How do I make Thunar display file sizes in #iB instead of #B?

Thunar's file sizes are so misleading, especially when I receive a file reported as 64.1 MB but only receive a 61.1 MB file. so how can I make Thunar display in #iB so I can see proper file sizes??
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Xubuntu automatic suspend doesn't work

When I set xubuntu on my Asus Eee PC 1015BX to suspend after 15 minutes of inactivity, after that time I get "Power Manager not authorized" notification and it doesn't suspend. I had the same problem ...
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32-bit lib wants to remove it's 64-bit counterpart

xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit. Installing libvpx1:i386 wants to remove libvpx1 and all of the programs that depend on it. From that library's very minimal dependencies, I can't figure out why it wants to ...
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EasyNote mx45 Packard Bell - no Audio - mute/un-mute triggering infinitely

I installed Xubuntu in an EasyNote Packard Bell laptop. Everything works except the audio, the problem is that the volume icon flashes continuously, it seems that the issue is the mute/un-mute ...
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Xfce background dimming while maximized

I'm modifying my desktop. I made one panel 97 wide so the corners don't touch the end of the monitor. But when I maximize a window, these corners have my wallpaper surrounding them. It looks quite ...
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Reset static routes?

I'm messing around a Mikrotik router to make multicast IPTV configuration. Trying some manuals I've been messing with routes command at some point, thinking that it would just not be permanent, as ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 hangs while browsing using Chromium or Firefox

My Xubuntu 14.04 hangs too much when i start to use browsers like chromium or firefox. I dont know the reasons,but i think i encounter this problem everytime i use a browser. I am using Xubuntu on my ...
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Apply suitable screen resolution

After using ubuntu on my other computer for a year now, I'm very happy with it and installed xubuntu on an old notebook. I experience the same problem with my screen resolution. With my other computer ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Gummiboot Kernel Panic

So I installed my new Xubuntu 15.04 in EFI mode. I installed gummiboot via sudo apt-get install gummiboot and activating sudo gummiboot install. On my HP Notebook I have to enter the efi file as ...
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mkdir in Matlab on sshfs mounted network drive permission denied

I'm trying to make and remove some files and folders as part of a MatLab script I'm developing under Xubuntu 15.04. The script as well as the files and folders are on an sshfs mounted network drive. ...
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DHCP server on subinterfaces

I have created two subinterfaces on eth0 : eth0:0 with IP 192.168.10.1/24 eth0:1 with IP 192.168.11.1/24 Configured /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf like that: option domain-name-server 194.204.159.1; ...
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(Xubuntu)How to 'Right Click-Delete' apps in the Applications Menu, like the uninstall feature in Unity

Right clicking reveals several options for the selected app, but I cant actually uninstall the app, instead I have to open the Software Center and manually uninstall. Is there a way to simplify this ...