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

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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 ...
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about installation of mcafee anti virus in ubuntu

after downloading from MCAFEE site, we are supposed to double click MAVLDM file to downlad & install antivirus. But in my PC, nothing hapgpening after double click. Please suggest.
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Trapped in Xubuntu

I've downloaded Xubuntu with a sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop or something along those lines. I started up and had the usual login and checked to login into Xubuntu in the drop down menu. ...
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WP 8.1 and Linux?

Since installing Xubuntu, I have been unable to transfer files onto my Nokia Lumia 635. I have tried downloading the Windows app for it and running it through Wine, which didn't work for me. I've also ...
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Firefox 41 on Ubuntu 15.10 shows pages incorrectly

I am running Xubuntu 15.10 and it's got Firefox 41.0.2 shipped with it. But Firefox does not display pages correctly, like it forgets to load some markup. I.e Facebook: Or StackExchange menu: ...
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How to make Post Installation Script for automated installation?

I have a ks.cfg which automates xubuntu installation Now after installing I want to run a script which will install my code, my doing few things like copying ssh key from server and doing git ...
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Brightness Control : Asus X453MA : Xubuntu 14.04

I cannot adjust the screen brightness using the Fn keys. I have scoured the net to find a solution and so far this is what I have : I've tried creating/editing ...
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Xubuntu startup very long, enp1s0: link is not ready appears why

I recently installed Xubuntu with a dual boot Windows 10. Startup takes a long time, I suspect there is some network issue causing this based on the dmesg output (end portion included) but I'm not ...
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How can i access remote desktop Xubuntu from Ubuntu14 [duplicate]

i have server that works on xubuntu. How can i access it from my laptop that runs Ubuntu?
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Conky window improperly sized for output

I'm using the following conky script, which works just fine...until I remove the comments from lines 43 and/or 44 - which draw a battery icon in my conky window. The question I have is how do I ...
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How do I display login message such as password expiry warning?

I'm using sssd to authenticate against an active directory. The passwords for the user may expire after a given time. In sssd.conf you can set [pam] pam_pwd_expiration_warning = X to change the days ...
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xubuntu 14.04 - screen losing signal after nvidia driver change

New Gigabyte Mainboard, put my Geforce GT 640 in. Installed the nvidia proprietary driver "nvidia-340" in a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04. While rebooting the Xubuntu splash still turns up (even ...
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Update to 15.10 breaks networking

I upgraded two XUbuntu machines from 15.04 to 15.10. After the upgrade, the first machine no longer had working Ethernet. For the second machine I used this post and followed the first option: sudo ...
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Is there a Budgie theme configuration GUI or tweak tool?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04.3, then I wanted to install Budgie desktop environment. However, I could not find any theme changing GUI or tweak tool? Is there one?
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Broken apt-get libmikmod2-dev:i386

I was installing some libs of SDL and it worked for compiling my codes, but when I try to update my computer, or upgrade, or anything that uses apt-get, it returns an error. Output of sudo apt-get ...
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Sound problems with xubuntu 15.04

This message appears when I try to play a mp3 file: Playing error : Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in. at /usr/bin/../share/gmusicbrowser/gmusicbrowser_gstreamer-0.10.pm line 137. I ...
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Changing XFCE window layout

Is it possible to change the window manager to a layout like this? - Gnome Files The present one takes up too much screen estate, in my opinion. The attached image one is very simple and looks very ...
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Diodon not launching at startup

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 and I have Diodon set to start automatically (under Session and Startup, I go to the 'Application Autostart' tab and I've made sure that the box for "Diodon (GTK+ ...
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Network do not work after upgrade Xubuntu 15.04 to Xubuntu 15.10 “Wily Werewolf”

After upgrade my Xubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 all network connections stop working. I have been researching and seems to be an update on systemd with network devices names. I'm not an advanced user, but ...
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Lenovo trackpoint device not recognized

I'm using Xubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (S230u). Unfortunately, the trackpoint device (the red stick between the g/h/b keys replacing the mouse) is not recognized by Ubuntu - most of the ...
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No WiFi after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10

i had xubuntu 15.04 and needed to install a additional driver to make the wifi connection work. Now after upgrading to 15.10 the wifi isnt working anymore..
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Failed to install grub fatal error, after xubuntu finished

I was trying to fully install xubuntu on my laptop. After i selected "erase disk and install xubuntu", it was working fine and it almost completed, until i got a fatal error saying that grub could not ...
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After installing Xubuntu 15.10 the wlan-interface is called wlp3s0 [duplicate]

after I installed Xubuntu 15.10 the wlan-interface-name is wlp3s0 and not wlan0. I read that you have to change: /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules This file isn't exisiting. How do I ...
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Rotating screen xfce 15.04 (Xubuntu)

I have installed a Xubuntu 15.0 system with an Elo touchscreen, which works well... in landscape mode. I want to mount the screen in portrait mode, to make it accessible to both young and old, tall ...
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How can I configure the buttons on a Corsair gaming mouse?

I bought a Corsair M95 mouse which I have used on my computer with Ubuntu Studio & Xubuntu 14.04, 15.04, and 15.10. It works out-of-the-box as a standard mouse, plus a button to slow down the ...