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

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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?
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Increasing partition size using Windows Disk Manager [duplicate]

I started on Windows and I'm slowly moving into a Linux environment. I have a Windows 8.1 partition with a smaller XUbuntu 15.10 partition. I didn't expect myself to enjoy using terminal so much and ...
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Can't open a jar file

I don't know what's going on, every time I do java -jar Minecraft.jar, I get Exception in thread "main" java.awt.AWTError: Assistive Technology not found: org.GNOME.Accessibility.AtkWrapper at ...
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“Enable Wifi” on Xubuntu 15.04 Dell Inspiron 1564

I am a new Linux user and I've put xubuntu 15.04 on my laptop and the wifi isn't working (seems to be a common problem). I'm running this same distribution in a virtual box on my office computer and ...
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I have installed xubuntu and since its first starting it is behaving weird by scratching my screen

I have installed xubuntu a few days ago but on first start it behaves weird. It boots up normal, run for a few seconds good and then screen restarts and weird lines come across. It really irritates ...
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How do I get rid of this “ghost” icon from the whisker menu?

I installed komodo edit. First I used the install.sh that is on their site. I didn't like the way it set things up, so I deleted the folders where it was installed. Which is kind of a crude way. But ...
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Grub efi amd64 signed failed to install into /target/ [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo B50-30 FreeDos, I upgraded my BIOS. I was installing Xubuntu (xubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64), but during the installation, the following message appears: grub-efi-amd64-signed failed ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu constantly run my hard drive like Windows does? [closed]

I'm dual-booting Windows 10 and Xubuntu 14.04. I've noticed that when Windows boots, the hard drive indicator LED on my laptop immediately starts going, and doesn't stop until about 10 minutes after I ...
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OS GUI controls not working correctly

I have recently upgraded to xubuntu 14.04. One thing I noticed almost immediately is when I click on the next month or previous month arrows in the clock/calendar it would jump ahead or behind a ...
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No such file or directory. (Xubuntu 14.04)

I'm trying to burn a .img file to a microSD card for my Raspberry Pi 2, and it comes inside of a .bz2 file. But whenever I type this command in terminal to unzip the file: bunzip2 ...
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How to display any image before login screen appears [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu.My question is when i power ON my PC before login screen appears i.e., after boot process i want to add any image to display before login screen.
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Wrong layout on external keyboard

I'm running xubuntu 15.10 on a ThinkPad T430 laptop. The laptop keyboard has a Swedish layout. I have a Logitech K520 wireless keyboard/mouse combo. That keyboard also has a Swedish layout. The ...
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Problem with available memory and can't update

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I use df -h command in terminal, it shows this: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 9,1G 8,0G 618M 93% / none 4,0K 0 ...
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Xubuntu doesn't always connect wirelessly

Sometimes when I boot up Xubuntu 15.10, I can't connect to my wireless network. Sometimes I can view other networks that are in range and sometimes I can't, but in these instances I can't connect to ...
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Completely unusable software

I'm currently running Xubuntu 14.04 (the same issues were present under Ubuntu 14.04), some of my software is just impossible to navigate and use due to display issues. Software like Spotify, ...
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Must press “Shut Down” twice to shut down in Xubuntu 15.10

I am fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I installed Xubuntu 15.10 on my Windows 10 64-bit PC last week so I can dual-boot. To shut down my computer in Xubuntu, I have to click on "Shut Down" twice before ...
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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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No boot option after installing xubuntu 14.04.3-desktop-amd64

I have a Windows 10 on my Toshiba P50-B notebook. After installation and reboot, the machine boots into windows without showing boot options. I read a lot about Ubuntu and UEFI and made sure that: ...
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Some strange users

something going wrong here. Here is my htop screenshot. I didn't launch any firefox or firefox plugins. In fact I've just deleted firefox at all. Here is my /etc/passwd $ cat /etc/passwd ... ...
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How to get Windows-7 to boot (GRUB/EFI problem)

if this post would be better in the Ubuntu Forum just let me know. The title is my problem and after much research and note taking I have a hypothetical solution, but I want to ask what others who ...
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Slow write to sda while copying files

Writing wo ext3 and ext4 on my new Trusty installation is really slow, when I create an NTFS Partition on the same /dev/sda HDD it is quite normal 30MB/sec, about 100 times faster than with ext3. I am ...
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Installing freezes/doesn't boot on Asus N552VX [duplicate]

Hi I just got the new Asus N552VX and am trying to get Xubuntu working on it. I have tried both the 14.04 LTS and the 15.14. However in the install I get ACPI PCC probe failed, sometimes it just ...
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USB WLAN problem after upgrading to 15.10

After upgrading to XUbuntu 15.10 x64, the Wifi-USB stopped working reliably. Prior to this, it worked out of the box. Nowadays, what helps is sudo killall -9 dhclient sudo dhclient enxd66bf35ea5e5 ...
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Weird graphical glitch Xubuntu 14.04

My friend's machine goes on the fritz occasionally. I was able to capture it over remote desktop viewing. Here's an imgur album. He is runnign Xubuntu 14.04, and using two screens of identical make ...
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Xubuntu how to install in a partition [duplicate]

I dont have a cd/dvd device and my PC doesn't let me boot from the usb to install xubuntu. So wanted to: download unetbootin and install the .iso file on C: when I start the computer I choose ...
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Why does my t440 xubuntu 14.04.3 laptop lag on flash based sites?

So I have a t440 thinkpad computer and xubuntu 14.04.3. It has an integrated haswell video card (Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller Video). The processor is the 4th Gen Intel Core ...
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Issue starting Google Chrome on xubuntu 14.04.3

I just installed google chrome on a fresh installation on xubuntu 14.04. But it will not run. I have tried purging and reinstalling it with no avail. So I tried starting from the command line and ...
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Hybrid-graphics - screen tearing only while using AMD. Why?

On my laptop I have two graphics cards: integrated Intel and dedicated AMD. The problem is that I experience screen tearing when I'm using a web browser, no matter what drivers ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 installer not showing hard disk partitions [duplicate]

My PC has two operating systems currently - Windows 8 and Ubuntu 10.04. I am trying to install Xubuntu 14.04 over Ubuntu 10.04 or on a new partition. But when I select "Something Else" in the setup ...
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Windows 10/ Xubuntu 15.10 Dual Boot // error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'

I've been experiencing some problems trying to set up a Dual-Boot with Windows 10 and Xubuntu 15.10. I had been using dual-boot Windows 7/ Xubuntu 15.04 and it worked perfectly until i decided to ...
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Can not play encrypted DVDs, already installed ubuntu restricted extras

Hi I can not play dvds on Xubuntu 14.04. In Parole I get the error: "GStreamer backend error, Could not read DVD. This may be because the DVD is encrypted and a DVD decryption library is not ...
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How to use three keyboard layouts in xfce4/xubuntu with fast switching of two of them

Community, I have the following question: I'm using three keyboard layouts - English, Russian and Ukrainian. There's no problem to use them in KDE - there is a "spare layout" option, where I have two ...
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Secondary screen rotation unavailable in Xubuntu

I have a laptop with Xubuntu 15.04. I want to use my old Samsung full-hd TV as a secondary portrait monitor. I connected it using HDMI and it works, but in Settings > Screen there's no option in the ...
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Xubuntu: Overall theme display errors

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04, I'm having a few overall theme issues that render some software unusable, biggest problems for me being Spotify and TortoiseHG: Restarting makes these issues go away ...
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15.10 hangs up on a jump drive

Ok all you linux guru's. I sure hope you guys are still watching this thread. Here is my problem. I know, I know i have many problems....hehehe I will try to make this as short as possible. I went ...
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After 15.10 update, I can't play Minecraft or FTB

I have been able to play Minecraft fine earlier, with Xubuntu 15.4. Yesterday when I updated to 15.10 I am unable to play online. Here is the launch log. I have tried reinstalling both Minecraft ...
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Kate is missing all button icons

After removing KDE and switching to xfce, I discovered that Kate has lost all button icons, while Kile has not. I guess some configuration file refers to missing files, but what file is it. I tried to ...
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“This ap is in an unsafe location, Do you want to make it executable”

Downloaded apps when used give a message "This app is in an unsafe location, Do you want to make it executable" How do I download to a SAFE location in Xubuntu 14?
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After Upgrade To Xubuntu 15.04 PC Won't Boot

So I upgraded to Xubuntu 15.04 from 14.04. All was going well until I restarted. It now takes me to GRUB. When I select the option to boot Ubuntu, it just gets stuck. If I go into recovery mode the ...
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Blank screen after TV turns off in Xubuntu 15.10

I have a Phillips TV hooked up to my computer via HDMI. The computer is running Xubuntu 15.10. If the TV turns off, when I turn it back on, the screen is blank - the computer is sending no signal. ...
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nvidia screen tearing in Xubuntu

nvidia-screen-tearing-problem How do I eliminate screen tearing Using Compton for tear-free compositing on XFCE or LXDE I have tried those solutions and i am still getting terrible image tearing on ...
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No pop up notification in Gnome 2 anymore

I use gnome 2 (yes I don't like gnome 3). When I change the volume for example, there is a pop up rectangle in the top-right part of the screen that I call a pop up notification because I don't know ...
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Simple Question! Trying to install Xubuntu! Which file do I extract in WinRAR to do so? [duplicate]

OK Here goes Downloaded Ubuntu - not working (ISO error?) OK - skip that - try Xubuntu instead - OK - downloads - OK needs me to extract something in WinRAR - OK - not at all clear what to extract? ...
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Is there a way to backup my hotkeys (on Xubuntu)?

I use certain hotkeys/keyboard shortcuts from the keyboard (type in keyboard in the menu) and window manager (type in Window Manager in the menu). Sometimes I like to test different ubuntu based ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 conflicting Alt+Scroll behavior

Alt+Scroll is in Xubuntu overloaded to have two behaviors: alter window transparency when mouse is positioned on title bar, or zoom otherwise. When I position the mouse cursor on a window title bar ...
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Problem installing japanese language support on Xubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on a virtualbox vm under windows 7. I'm now trying to install Japanese language support on it via command line, but it throws me this error: Reading package lists... ...
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Set up Kiosk with Mixxx in Xubuntu

I want to set up a Kiosk session that only runs Mixxx in order to decrease vulnerabilities of my data and system at a party I'm hosting. I'm thinking of creating another user (call it DJ), so when I ...
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Where should I install Xubuntu to boot on grub?

Last time I lost my grub and Xubuntu after having update Win7 to win10. So, to be sure where should I install xubuntu to boot with grub menu and select xubuntu or win10. Or ,maybe , I have to change ...
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No mouse pointer at second monitor. XUbuntu LTS (14.04.3 + XFCE 4.10) + newest FGLRX drivers

I found a bug, problem, I dont know how to call it. I don't have mouse pointer on my laptop screen, but at external monitor plugged into HDMI it's appearing. I readed the net, talked at IRC and found ...