Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based Linux operating system.

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Sound in Chrome

Hi (I am a complete novice in all this!), I run the latest version of Xubuntu on a small HTPC. I recently began having problems with sound. All the sites I could find on the internet kept saying ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 wanting to mount nonessential drive during boot [duplicate]

I have a 4TB NTFS external hard drive that I keep my Movies/TV on it. For some reason, If I boot Xubuntu without the drive plugged-into the computer it will give me an answer along the lines of ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 says it's connected to wifi but is really slow and won't connect to any website as if there is no internet connection

Like I said the wifi indicator says it's connected to the internet with like all of the bars (I'm right next to my wifi box) but, when I open up firefox, it won't connect to any website as if there ...
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Burning iso to usb in ubuntu on mac hardware [duplicate]

I am trying to "burn" (yes I know thats not the right term) an iso for xubuntu onto my usb pendrive. I am on mac hardware but I have ubuntu installed and I would like to be able to do it without ...
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Screen refresh/display problem in Xubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot on a desk top (Pentium R 4 CPU, 2.66 GHZ, 2G RAM) running XP home edition. In some situations when in Xubuntu I am having what seem to be screen ...
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Use 12.04 Greybird's theme in 14.04

I would like to use the default theme (Greybird) from Xubuntu 12.04 in Xubuntu 14.04, simply because I believe the older version of Greybird is prettier. I attempted to copy the contents of ...
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No decoder available for type 'audio/x-wma'

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo R60e. I have installed ubuntu-restricted-extras and ubuntu-restricted-addons. When I try to listen this audio stream http://www.polskieradio.pl/st/program2.asx ...
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Problem with org.freedesktop.Geoclue.Providers.Hostip, running Qreator on Xubuntu-14.04

I installed Qreator using apt-get on Xubuntu-14.04: $ sudo apt-get install qreator But the application fails to start! When I try to run it via Terminal, the following error messages are printed ...
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Xubuntu Alt+Tab behavior

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and I want to change the Alt+tab behavior. In Xubuntu it just have the option to alternate between applications, but I prefer something like Gnome Shell or Unity, that have the ...
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Permanently end processes

The point is that i installed xubuntu and at one point i get on the screen one light bulb increasing and decreasing the light on the display (laptop) so i found in task manager that it is this ...
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Configuration for three display setup with two Nvidia cards?

I have two video adapters: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 and a three LCD displays connected to them. Here's the topology illustrated graphically: [ GTX 570 ] === HDMI ===> Philips 273ELH #0 ...
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cannot rename files when saving

I am using xubuntu 13.10. Since the last update, when I am saving files I cannot rename other files, there are missing buttons in context menu like rename, cut, copy, etc... let`s say I edited the ...
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Sudo won't accept my password even with Caps Lock off and the right password

First, I just want to say that I did check for caps lock and I know for a fact that it was the correct password and everything was fully correct. I even entered the sudo command a second time and ...
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Problem Installing Xubuntu 12.04 Audio-Video codecs

I used Crouton to install Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS with the XFCE environment on my HP Chromebook 11. I've gotten it all fully installed and everything; the only thing I'm doing now is the basic setup ...
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HP Device Manager still in menu after HPLIP uninstall

I have uninstalled HPLIP according to the directions on http://hplipopensource.com/node/188 from Xubuntu 14.04, meaning that I typed this into my terminal emulator: sudo rm -rf /usr/share/hplip sudo ...
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Can't Install Nessus in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I tried with the following command: sudo apt-get install nessus But It shows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package nessus is not ...
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grub2 on xubuntu trusty does not display boot menu

The boot menu does not show up even though /etc/default/grub contains: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...
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Change keyboard layout permanently in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a fresh Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar installation (not upgrade) and I need to change my keyboard layout each time I boot. These are the contents of file /etc/default/keyboard: XKBMODEL="pc105" ...
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Lost all sound in Xubuntu 14.04

The other day, all sound in my Xubuntu 14.04 installation suddenly stopped working. I first tried this: rm -r ~/.config/pulse pulseaudio --kill Which was suggested here, but it didn't do the trick. ...
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Xubuntu: conky runs multiple instances at boot

I have a .conkyrc file in my ~/ directory. Conky seems to run of its own accord upon starting my session - and it does so with 2 or more instances, all directly laid on top of one another. And often ...
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Running Thunar custom actions in a directory located at afc://

I am running Xubuntu 14.04. I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 7.1 I can mount the phone and see my photos and videos. I can drag the photos and videos to another directory in home and then manipulate them. ...
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Is it possible to have a shortcut to switch to the nth xfce-tasklist window in Xubuntu like in Windows?

One of my favorite features in Windows is the ability to press -1 to switch to the leftmost window in the "Window buttons", -2 to go to the 2nd one, and so on, as opposed to alt-tabbing through ...
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LightDM Customisation KDE or Unity Greeter in Xubuntu 14.04

my favorite Distro is Xubuntu, only the GTK greeter let my eyes bleeding (i know, its lightweight and simple). So i check these hints: ...
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Libreoffice icon on xfce switcher

I want to replace the ugly icons used for libreoffice on the xfce alt-tab switcher (Xubuntu 14.04), but I can't find it on any theme of icons neither any system folder. I really don't imagine where ...
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XFCE Is Malfunctioning?

A while ago my custom keyboard shortcuts stopped working. After that, the panel started running in kiosk mode. Now, my desktop icons have disappeared, and left clicking or right clicking has no ...
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Connect to only one specific wireless network if available?

I have a home server running Xubuntu 12.10 and it is connected by WLAN to my home network. The problem is that when the router crashes, the server loses connection and tries to connect to another ...
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How to disable Light Locker and Splash screen on laptop screen (only display on external monitor) in Xubuntu 14.04

I have changed settings in Xubuntu 14.04 so that my laptop screen (which is partially broken) is disabled after logging in, and the desktop is only displayed on my external monitor. I did this via ...
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Rearrange open programs in Xubuntu task bar

My Xubuntu (Ubuntu 13.10) task bar currently looks like this: I'd like to be able to rearrange them in a different order. Say for example, I want Google Chrome to be listed first. But I'm not able ...
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Xfce4 create new document, remove history

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04. 64 bit. I'm not sure about the xfce version I'm using. I had kinda the same problem on 13.10, it hunts me on 14.04 and upgrading doesn't seem to work. When I click right click, ...
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How to bind Ctrl to Caps Lock for full screen games (Dota 2)

I'm using /etc/default/keyboard to make my Caps Lock key the Ctrl key. However, when I play Dota 2 this binding doesn't take effect. What method do I use so that this binding holds even when playing ...
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Emacs doesn't kill-yank anymore after Xubuntu upgrade to 14.04

I just upgraded Xubuntu on my laptop from 13.10 to 14.04. Emacs' version is 24.3.1. Everything is working fine except the kill-yank system (copy-paste). To investigate this, I open emacs in my home ...
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Google Chrome Black Screen in Xubuntu 14.04

I have an issue with the latest update of Google Chrome on my Xubuntu 14.04. When I open a browser, it's webpage region is completely black, only toolbars are visible. When I try to resize or move ...
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How can I configure the express keys for my Intuos drawing tablet?

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 and my tablet is CTH-680 or Intuos Pen and Touch Medium. I used xsetwacom to assign key press a, b, c, d to buttons 1 to 4 of "Wacom Intuos PT M Finger pad" but when I ...
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Restore xubuntu dock

I 've installed xubuntu desktop on ubuntu 14.04 from the reppositores with sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop ,and i see that the dock doesn't appear ,how can i restore it?
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Problem after Install kubuntu-desktop on Xubuntu 14.04

i've installed kubuntu-desktop on my Xubuntu via apt-get install kubuntu-desktop, i reboot my xubuntu but when the login screen shows up, i've got no sessions manager to change to KDE? why is this ...
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Can't boot into Xubuntu 14.04 after removing extra HD

I had a pretty lazy setup prior to removing the hard drive.... I had an 80gb hard drive with my Xubuntu install, and then another 80gb Hard Drive that I used to test Debian on. I didn't like Debian, ...
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Why are some apps like GMusicBrowser and LightLocker in Japanese instead of my computer's Spanish in Xubuntu?

I have a problem with some Xubuntu apps like GMusicBrowser in which they appear all in Japanese and I don't know how to fix it to show them up in native Spanish. Could somebody help me in that?
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How do I run FASM 1.71.17 in Xubuntu 13.04 [closed]

Hello,I am a novice at using Linux i am using Xubuntu off of a flash drive and I am wondering how do i run the FASM executable I have already opened the properties dialog and went underneath the ...
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Can't find user music in San Andreas

I have been using xubuntu for a while now on a dual boot with windows. Slowly migrating over as more games become available on linux. I have GTA: San Andreas on both Steam and DVD. The play on linux ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 install fails on Dell Inspiron B130 with Broadcom 4318

I have a Dell Inspiron B130 I am trying to install 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 on. The install of 13.10 was AOK but the update failed catastrophically, so I am reinstalling from scratch. WiFi and the ...
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wifi works only after I suspend my ubuntu 14.04 and wake up the system from suspend[solved] [duplicate]

Once I start my system, wifi wont work, enable wifi is disabled. Only after i suspend my ubuntu and login again it works perfectly fine.
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Blank disc in dvd-rw drive not reading on k3b burning program but it reads in my dvd-rw drive?

I want to know how to burn on the k3b burning program when it won't indicate there is a blank disc in my dvd- rw drive but it will read in my disc drive but there is no indication that k3b can read ...
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No swap in Xubuntu 14.04 LTE with full disk/system encryption

I'm a newbee to Linux. I installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTE on my 1.6GHz/2GB RAM/120 GB SSD HDD netbook. Everything goes smoothly, except I realized that during booting and logging in there was a warning ...
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Two Xubuntu 14.04 machines cannot connect Samba share

I have two Xubuntu 14.04 machines on a LAN. I want to create a Samba share between them, but I am completely unable to do so. I have tried following command line instructions and editing my smb.conf ...
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Where are the colors for the system theme (or just the gnome-terminal) specified in Ubuntu 14.04?

I really like the default color scheme for gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it for my terminal color scheme in Xubuntu. The only problem is that I have not been able to find the ...
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How to enable some functionality from newer kernel in older kernel in Xubuntu 14.04?

How (if it is possible) can I enable some functionality that is working in kernel 3.13.0-27 in kernel 3.11.0-20. In newer version of kernel multifinger scrolling on my touch pad is working, but in my ...
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Disable thumbnails on Xubuntu

I am trying to obtain the highest performance from my Xubuntu system, disabling anything that I don't need. How can I disable thumbnails on Xubuntu?
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xubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout uk gb

I've just updated my laptop to Xubuntu 14.04, and after the update my keyboard has changed to English-English(US). This is OK for most keys, but it swaps @ with ", and loses the pound sign (The ...
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Troubles with suspend

I have some troubles with putting my PC in suspend mode. 1. I can't put it to sleep completely It suspends current session and goes to the log-in screen, it makes all the screens black, but it ...
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Set All .jar FIles As Executable

I run Java programs alot on my computer. It runs the latest version of OpenJDK, which is OpenJDK 7. When I try to run a .jar file, it gives me an error saying that the .jar file was not marked as ...