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

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libavcodec-extra-54 and libavformat54 not upgrading

Each time I run sudo apt-get upgrade I get the this output: The following packages have been kept back: libavcodec-extra-54 libavformat54 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not ...
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Xfce vs. Unity - Performance and Ease

I just purchased a laptop with rather low specs, and was thinking of installing Xubuntu with Xfce. On my current laptop, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. My question is in regards to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wallpaper under black screen, after login (unity 7.4.0)

I'm tried to fix, but it doesn't has an affect. sudo rm -fr ~/.cache/compizconfig-1 sudo rm -fr ~/.compiz sudo rm -fr ~/.Xauthority sudo rm -fr ~/.config/autostart sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Dual Boot UEFI Windows 10 removes Grub Bootloader

After installing Xubuntu (I have done this several times with several releases: LTS 14.04 and LTS 16.04), all works great: I get GRUB with Xubuntu and Windows options. The problem comes when I boot to ...
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Restart when waking from suspend

I've got a dual-boot on my asus n750jv with win 10 and xubuntu 16.04. When I suspend from either os the laptop goes to sleep, a led is blinking, but when I wake the computer up, it restarts and the ...
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How to make apps window appear TopMiddle centered instead of the default TopLeft centered in Xubuntu 16.04?

I would love to have Terminal window (as well as many other programs) appear centered TopMiddle, not TopLeft as it always do. TopMiddle makes me look straight, TopLeft puts strain to my eyes and neck, ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time ?

how do we get grub menu when boot up process? tried by using both shift and E s c keys
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Ubuntu virtual terminal exits too quickly for me to type

I've been having a nightmare trying to install an NVIDIA GPU on my desktop computer (Ubuntu 14.04). I inserted the card and tried following various instructions online, but that did not work and I got ...
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How to get the toolbar to follow greybird theme in Corebird

I have Corebird installed and for some reason I can't figure out why the toolbar is differently colored. I am hoping that someone can help me to fix this.
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Interrupted release upgrade (14.04 to 15.10) and now system only boots to command line

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 via update-manager. It all went well, all the packages were downloaded, step "installing packages" (or something like that) was in progress. I haven't ...
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fatal error: lz4.h: No such file or directory #include “lz4.h” [duplicate]

Compiling (C++): prod/coretech/hub/compression/lz4_compressor.os prod/coretech/hub/compression/lz4_compressor.cc:31:17: fatal error: lz4.h: No such file or directory #include "lz4.h" ...
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Problems to install Xubuntu in dual boot with Windows 10

I have a problem with installing dual boot xubuntu with Windows 10. I checked the specifications of my notebook and bios mode is legacy. I explain the steps I followed: I created a 100GB partition ...
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Is there a way to force the focus on a specific screen?

I'm using xfce and I have two screens. When I want to focus on the top window of a screen I have to TAB until I find it or click on it. That's very inefficient I think and I'm looking for a way to ...
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Unable to connect to internet. Ethernet works in windows but not in Ubuntu and Xubuntu

I am new to linux in general. I have tried everything I could find in google but nothing helped so far. Internet works perfectly in windows 7 and windows 10. I can't even connect to 192.168.1.1 in ...
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Cannot use 'make' to install Digimend Driver on C720P running Crouton

I have little to almost no knowledge of Linux but I have been using Xubuntu 14.04 on a C720P Chromebook for almost a year now. Today I got a new graphics tablet "Huion 420" and I have been trying to ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 log out menu won't go away

Fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04 i386 on a Viewsonic VOT132 After a few minutes, the "Log out" box pops up on its own. Pressing escape will make it disappear, but it always pops right back up within a ...
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Firefox 46 keeps crashing on xubuntu 14.04

Every time when i open firefox it keeps working fine and after a couple of minutes it crashes. I have gstreamer and flash installed so I am not sure what is causing this. Here are the error details: ...
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Xubuntu Shift Key weird default behaviour

I've not managed to find a solution to this and it's driving me mad! I have a VM installation of Xubuntu 16.04 and neither of the shift keys work on it by default. Some shortcuts that include shift do ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 doesn't have a working repository for f.lux

Since I have upgraded to the last version of Xubuntu, I am not able to install f.lux. Everything was working just fine back with 14.04. Here is what the terminal says: W: The repository 'http://ppa....
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arabic language are displayed as question mark

I have ububntu 12.04 installed. and despite i installed the arabic language from langauge support, when I open an application all the arabic language in its interface are displayed as queston mark. ...
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How to access a Samba shared folder from windows 10?

I have set up a folder on my Xubuntu 16.04 machine (~/Share) according to http://askubuntu.com/a/324846/312993 I have problems with the last instruction: "From a different computer, connect to your ...
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keyserver timed out with add-apt-repository

I cannot add-apt-repository because the Ubuntu keyserver times out: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa -y gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpxzw15cei/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpxzw15cei/...
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Intel hd graphics installer 1.4.0 supports ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install intell hd graphics on ubuntu 14.04. After some searching i realize that intel end the support for Ubuntu 14.04. Will intel hd graphics installer 1.4.0 install graphics driver or ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing free space on partition

I recently expanded my Xubuntu partition with a G-parted live usb drive. It all went well, no errors or anything. However the OS refuses to accept the extra free space, still saying I only have 42 ...
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WiFi Stopped Working After Updates on 5/13/16 (Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS)

I used my desktop normally on Friday, but when I booted it up on Saturday (yesterday), there was no WiFi icon in the icon tray and there is now no network connection. I believe I installed some ...
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How to change Alt-Tab behaviour in Xfce ? - Window order

Alt-tab in xfce has a strange behaviour. I.E. if I switch from Chrome to Kate and then I press alt-tab once again i am not in Chrome again sometimes, but in another Window. That is very annoying when ...
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Dual Boot: Directly booting to Xubuntu without giving me option to boot Ubuntu MATE

I first installed Xubuntu in my laptop. I then installed Ubuntu MATE choosing the option 'Something else' in the installer to create manual partitions. I created a 60GB space for / and 30GB space for /...
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Xubuntu 16.04 no sound when switch user

I´ve upgraded to Xubuntu 16.04. Everything seems to work ok except for one thing. Everytime we switch user, sound stops working. I need to access Sound config and change Audio Profile to make it start ...
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xubuntu 16 with nvidia driver refuses to apply primary monitor, 3xmonitor setup

I've been trying to setup my 3 monitors through the Display settings for a long while now. It was an unbearable hard task to set them up in the right order, as they didn't obey my positioning. Now ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I print

I have an HP LASERJET 6P plugged on the parrallel port. (/dev/lp0) It is turned on. I tried many ways to print anything echo "test" > /dev/lp0 lpr filename even pressing the button "print a ...
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all songs at the same volume in audacious

Is there a plugin in Audacious that plays all the songs at the same volume? I think this tool is what I am looking for, but it looks like a dead project: http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/ I mostly ...
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f.lux setup.py on xubuntu 16.04 results in error

Took the zip from here and unzipped it: https://github.com/xflux-gui/xflux-gui but when i run setup.py $ sudo ./setup.py install Results in the following Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Touchpad not working on toshiba p50

I have a toshiba P50 notebook and touchpad stopped working in my Xubuntu 15.10. I upgraded to 16.04, but still not working. Its recognized though: xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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How to Install ONE Operating System on Computer with TWO Hard Drives - NOT Dual-Boot

I have a computer with two hard drives, one small, the other large. I wish to install Xubuntu onto this computer with the operating system itself on the smaller hard drive and all of my data stored ...
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Xubuntu file 'open with' showing too many “Open with mail recipient”

Shown here: I only updated thunderbird to the latest version when this happened. reverting back to the older version did not solve this. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04. The wrong entries (Open with mail ...
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Strange sound issue. Hear sound from a running Vbox VM but can't from Xbuntu

I have a weird issue that I have no idea where to even start looking. My sound on my Xubuntu 16.04 is not working if played though the GUI but if I have a VM running in Virtual box I have sound coming ...
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How can I safely shut down Xfce from the terminal?

I'm not looking for shutdown or reboot or the like. I want to know how to shut down Xubuntu from the terminal, by executing a command that would have the same effect as clicking the "Shutdown" button ...
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Can't log out from tinywm on Xubuntu 16.04

Installed and changed my DE to tinywm. Now I got a blank screen with no cursor. Tried several times to open terminal but failed. Can anyone help me out? I just want to log in into Xubuntu session. Any ...
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Downloaded Ubuntu: how do I install it?

I just downloaded Ubuntu, to replace Windows 10, but cannot find how to install it, by running the usual .exe file (or its equivalent on Linux) needed to install a program. Looks also it was ...
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device not found for webcam on Thinkpad E450 (ubuntu 16.04)

I am not able to make video call after installing ubuntu 16.04 on new thinkpad E450 LAPTOP. I am not sure what am i missing ? Any suggestion would be appreciated.
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como iniciar app inventor en ubuntu 14.04

yo tengo ubuntu version 14.04 y no se como iniciar app inventor 2 ya esta todo instalado lo que quiero saber es como iniciar AIstarter pa'ra poder usar app inventor porfavor me podrian ayudar? ...
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USB ports not working after booting Xubuntu 14.04

I've had Xubuntu 14.04 for a couple or years, dual boot with Win7, on a HP430G notebook. In the last year or so I'm getting this problem, more and more often. I use a USB hub with optical mouse and ...
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Why don't I get Unity as an option when logging in?

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04. I ran sudo apt-get install unity. It ran successfully. But when I log out, I don't get the option to log in again with Unity. This is what I see: I have tried rebooting. Did ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 usb display second screen / projector

Specs Asus 102ba notebook - dual boot Benq joybee gp2 - projector I've just recently installed Xubuntu 16.04 on my notebook so far everything is up and working great. I'm just having some issues ...
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External hard drive not detected after first boot : Xubuntu 14.04

I have the following problem and hope to find help by someone. On the first boot of my Intel NUC after a longer period of time (for example, over night) Xubuntu won't mount nor detect (blkid) my ...
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problem when creating bootable usb in ubuntu [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu LTS and i want to create a bootable usb. so I opened the Startup disc creator in ubuntu, the problem is despite I selectIchoose the desired .iso file, it is never listed and hence i ...
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Evolution - Cannot see POP account

I am running the latest version of Xubuntu (16.04) and installed evolution 3.18.5.2 using the software app. I added two IMAP accounts without an issue. However I am having a problem with a POP3 ...
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Sound disappeared after changing PCM volume in Xubuntu 15.10

Today I've accidentally changed value of PCM channel at alsamixer and all sound has disappeared. There were no sound even after I removed the slider back to original position. Here is screenshot of ...
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server refused our key while logging into putty

i was changed the home directory permission to 777, after that i tried to login but it's displaying "server refused our key". Please give me the solution. Thanks in advance.
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assign multiple cpu to process in linux

How do I assign multiple CPU to a single process in Linux. I want to assign at least four. I have already tried htop to see which CPU are used and it says any from 0-11. I want four dedicated CPU.