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

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Wifi Killer Wireless doesn't work P34G

I cant make my wifi connection to work in xubuntu 14.04. It cant even detect my wifi adapter. More info: Laptop: Gigabyte P34G v5(skylake) Wifi: Killer Wireless OS: Xubuntu Kernel: 4.5 Any help ...
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No Wifi connection after closing lid

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Vostro 5470. Wifi connects automatically after starting the laptop. The main problem is that wifi is turned off by default when waking the laptop from suspend ...
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On connecting usb to ethernet adapter, Xubuntu shows no internet, but Windows 7 works fine

Sorry, I have to start this post again, since the previous post couldnot solve the problem. I have a dual-booted system - Windows 7 and Xubuntu. Previously, I had an internet connection in both Win 7 ...
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Keyboard layout wrong

I tried an English keyboard today and I added the language laybout to Xubuntu. Then I Switched back to the German keyboard and also set the layout settings back to the German language. I even deleted ...
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Xubuntu - change default terminal to Terminator

I can't find in the Xubuntu 14.04 settings where the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+T is associated to the xfce4 terminal. I'd like to associate that shortcut to terminator. How can I do it?
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Thunderbird: Recipients DropDown too small

http://i.imgur.com/OwXrj7W.png Most of the times, when I am typing in the recipients address, the dropdown list with suggestions collapses to less than some pixels. Does anyone know how to solve ...
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Unable to get Internet in Xubuntu while using USb 2.0 10/100M Ethernet Adapter, though it works fine in Windows 7

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Xubuntu. My computer is dual-booted with Windows 7 and Xubuntu running in the same machine. It works fine in every way. The internet in Xubuntu also worked ...
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Questions regarding AppIndicator

I am trying to build a JNI wrapper for using Ubuntu's AppIndicator in a Java application. I have some experience in C/C++, though no experience in GTK and Ubuntu development. I have already done ...
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Xubuntu on an old laptop can't connect to internet

I have an old laptop HP Compaq nx 7400 which used to run Lubuntu 15.10. Wired and WiFi worked fine. Then I changed to Xubuntu 15.10, which actually feels quicker on my laptop than Lubuntu. But the ...
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Is there any way to “dual boot” xubuntu and lubuntu?

I installed xubuntu on an old netbook and would like to try lubuntu in order to check where my performance constraints are. Is there any way I can do that without having to install it again from the ...
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Xubuntu Can't detect any wireless network

im using xubuntu distribution 15.10 and I did something (I don't k ow what) and now suddenly when I'm opening the network applet all I see is Ethernet network and no any wifi networks. What I did ...
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How to repair Ubuntu installation after broken dist-upgrade without losing any custom settings?

During my attempt to upgrade the Linux installation with... sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...I made the mistake to interrupt the process by closing my laptop, which caused it to suspend to disk. After ...
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How to format windows disk from ubuntu terminal? [duplicate]

Is it possible that I format one of windows partition from linux Ubuntu terminal? I have 2 windows partitions, but I don't like windows any more and I'm wondering if I can delete windows from ubuntu ...
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OwnCloud-client 2.1.1 crashes: Aborted (Core dumped)

The last output of... owncloud --logfile <home/username/filename> ...is: ASSERT: "!_runningNow" in file /usr/src/packages/BUILD/src/libsync/owncloudpropagator.cpp, line 669 aborted core ...
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Formatting hard disk

I have Ubuntu 10.4 LTS in my desktop. I want to remove it and install Xubuntu. Can anyone tell how to remove Ubuntu from my hard disk instead of using the option to erase disk while installing ...
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Xubuntu add Launcher that launches two applications

I am using Xubuntu and trying to customize my Panel with new Launchers. I want to make a launcher that will start two applications. In this case, Chrome and Minecraft (aka lazytime launcher). I've ...
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Can't install (or reinstall) Ubuntu

I had Xubuntu 12.04 installed as a dual boot with Windows XP. After upgrades to Xubuntu 14.04 I had various problems including login loops. I have seen this issue on forums before but none of the ...
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X setup creates an additional, hidden screen on startup

When I start Xubuntu it appears that X creates a hidden screen 0 before creating the actual screen 1. Screen 0 takes the focus and xfce-panel setup and screen 1 (the visible one) remains empty with ...
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How to enter an account directly at start up [duplicate]

How do you get an account to log in automatically on power up? The idea is the computer is turned on remotely through a power switch, boots up and then automatically logs into the user account. I am ...
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Edit EFI file paths for Windows Boot Manager from Xubuntu 14.04

I've been trying for some time to fix a mistake I have made around a month ago with Windows 8 after installing Xubuntu beside it. In order to make my laptop run GRUB2 instead of the original Windows ...
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Will xubuntu and lubuntu give better performance for software development tools

I have tried xubuntu and lubuntu and found battery sacing distro. Will these distros provide me enough performance for using software development tools like eclipse, netbeans, tomcats, xampp etc ...
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WIFI problem on MacBook Air 2008

I have first generation of macbook air. I try to install last version of Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Xubuntu. I install driver using b43-fwcutter. After reboot wifi work. One day I turn on the laptop and ...
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Automatically open applications at start up in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my pi 2 with Xubuntu as my GUI and I am trying to figure out how to start application automatically after login. I have tried several different methods (listed ...
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Xubuntu stuck with a black screen while installing

I booted from a DVD and made my way to actually begining installing Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer even tho for some reason there is no mouse and i had to use my keyboard. I got pass the "fancy" screen ...
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Both wired and wireless connection drop after a few minutes

I have an HP Pavilion v140la with Xubuntu 15.10. As the lspci command says, these are my Wifi and Ethernet controllers: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe ...
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X server not showing anything on startup, Xubuntu 14.04

Running Xubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia drivers suddenly don't work at all. I had been using them finely, until my computer crapped out then kept booting to the screen when you press CTRL+ALT+F2. I got it to ...
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After Nvidia drivers installed, GUI not starting

No clue why, but my computer crapped out after playing TF2, so I looked online. X.org couldn't find displays, so I did what a person said and they said reinstall the drivers for the GPU (GeForce 210). ...
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how do I exit from xfce4-screenshooter -r without taking a picture?

so I'm been trying to simulate Xubuntu to work similarly to the stuff I often do on my MacBookPro. One of the things I often do is to create a screenshot of a region and on xUbuntu, this is done via: ...
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SORT: Why is it different in open/save window then elsewhere?

The sort order in my Xubuntu file manager (Thunar) is the way I want it, with types of characters in the following order: non alphanumeric (principally: underscore, hyphen, dot) numerics ...
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How to have timezone update based on location in Ubuntu/Xubuntu

I am trying to have my clock on my panel update based on location change. I tried using NTP and that only updates the time and not the Timezone. I have even tried using other tutorials about ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 System->Appearance->Fonts not effective

Problem: The other day, I logged in to my work laptop to find the default fonts had gotten larger, meaning names of apps on the Whisker menu didn't fit, desktop icon names were truncated, the system ...
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DualBoot: Windows doesnt load anymore

I have a dualboot system with Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my pc. When I boot the pc grub shows up with Xubuntu and Win 8.1. I can load Xubuntu normally but if I try to boot Windows I'm getting a ...
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Trying to install and run Virtualbox on XFCE desktop Version 4.8 xubuntu/chromebook c710

I am trying to install VirtualBox (5.0.16) - I can get it to install - I setup a virtual machine, but every time I try to run it, I get: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not ...
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I installed xubuntu but I cannot Login with administrator user

I installed xubuntu desktop in ubuntu server 14.04. The installation finished correctly but I can't login with Administrator user, it return to the login window always. I can enter with guest user. ...
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Cursor is an X and panel isn't working correctly

So currently my desktop looks like this: If I use Ctrl + Alt + F2 then login and use startx things seem to work perfectly fine but obviously I don't want to have to do this everytime. If I have ...
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How Xubuntu decides which windows to group together in the taskbar?

Currently, Xubuntu is grouping together Mathematica, IPython Qt Console and Spotify, which makes no sense. Is there a way to modify this behavior? How Xubuntu decides which windows go together in the ...
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What is causing (g)rsync to use such a huge buffer?

I'm on Xubuntu and new to using rsync and decided to use the GUI grsync. I'm trying to copy a reasonably large directory (3GB, with perhaps 200,000 files) from my home directory to a directory on an ...
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xubuntu: stopped working during system update [duplicate]

I updated my xubuntu and after some time, screen became black. Moving mouse, pressing keyboard keys don't work so I restarted my laptop. Then I got the following error and cannot boot up. Please ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 / Xfce4 / Xubuntu ==> Whisker Menu graphically corrupt upon Save, recoverable via logout/login

Ubuntu 15.10 / Xfce4 / Xubuntu ==> Whisker Menu Applications menu reduces to a truncated white line without clickable items upon Panel=>Edit Applications=>[Save] Need to logout/login to recover ...
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Why I have “no suitable device found” with root privileges in Xubuntu 12.04?

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 Vbox image. But when I want to see interfaces(devices) with libpcap c code -- I receive such error ("no suitable device found"). Despite Ifconfigure and tcpdump shows -- eth0, ...
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GUI distorts on Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu 14.04LTS a while ago after 15.10 was giving me pulseaudio troubles. Everything works fine, except the GUI, which distorts sometimes. It fixes itself after I click a button/press a ...
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Log on screen loading issues?

I recently just started having issues with my screen. Here is what happens. When I am on my machine for a certain amount of time then close my screen and it locks I use my sudo password to log back ...
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How do I use Netflix with Xubuntu 14.4?

I recently ran into a issue with watching Netflix on my current version of Xubuntu 14.4. I have tried to use WINE and other ways through the terminal but have failed. Any advice? Thanks.
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Rename root user's home directory in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

After viewing previous answers I followed the same thing for changing root user name by- usermod -l New_username -m -d /home/New_username Old_username But it is shown as- usermod: user ...
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Webcam works only after restart

I have a Lenovo G510 with a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04.10. The problem is, whenever I start my laptop, my webcam is not detected. I tried lsusb (-v) and it's not listed. Only if I restart my ...
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How do I install a emulator for N64 games and install Goldeneye?

I am having issues downloading emulators for Xubuntu 14.4. Mainly to use N64 games mostly Goldeneye. I extract the files then try and open them. Then when I extract them they do then when I click to ...
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CF-52 Mk 1 brightness stops at 50%

I used the acpi_osi= trick to make Xubuntu 14.04 work with my newly acquired CF-52 Mk 1 Toughbook. Among other things, this enabled it to control the LCD backlight brightness. This mostly works fine, ...
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Evernote notes are all the same (Wine Xubuntu)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (XFCE) with Wine running Evernote 5. When I open up Evernote, I can't edit notes! Firstly, when I click on a note, the one displayed is not the one I clicked on, but rather the ...
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Is there a way to boost volume on your machine from the standard volume?

Hey everyone I am running Xubuntu 14.04 and I was wondering other than VLC media player is there a way to increase volume for Youtube, and system/games? Advice?
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Activate Cube with Compiz Manager/ Workplace problems

I am trying to get the cube Compiz to work with workspaces on Xubuntu 14.4. I tried to do a script with the terminal and failed. Now my bar on my top screen will not retract and I can no longer do ...