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

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SSD Install failure“ubi-partman failed with exit code 10” . Xubuntu 14.04.3

I am tearing my hair out with an SSD install issue. I have spent hours trying to find answers but nothing has worked yet. What am I doing wrong? I cannot access any magical F6 menu anywhere during ...
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Why can I not sign in on Xubuntu?

Recently, I have installed Xubuntu, mainly to run servers (even though I used the one with the graphical interface). When installing, I enabled both Home folder and Disk encryption. When I was trying ...
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after last Update Touchpad stoped working

I have a lenovo z510 which has an ALPS v7 touchpad. After the new installation of xubuntu 14.04 I used this fix to make it work. Now, After the latest kernel-update it doesn't get recognized anymore. ...
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Connecting to AES encrypted wireless network

Trying to connect my laptop to my university network which uses WPA2 Enterprise and AES encryption, however the wireless connection doesn't have AES encryption option. I can't get it connected at all, ...
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Xubuntu: How to reset a menu accelerator?

I'm running Xubuntu 15.10 and I recently discovered GTK menu accelerators (http://docs.xfce.org/faq) and find them incredibly useful. I can easily set them and I know that hitting Backspace will clear ...
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How can I change the order Google Pinyin displays characters in Xubuntu?

I have a small problem. I am using Google Pinyin via Fctix on Xubuntu, and I am typing the word "彼得" a lot. However, there is a more common Chinese combination, "比的", which appears before the ...
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Two independent monitors with two independent desktops

OS: Xubuntu 15.10 GPU: Nvidia Quadro K4000 with nvidia-352-63 driver I asked this question on the Xfce forum and got no responses, so I decided to repost the question here. I have two independent ...
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Can't install torrent on my xubuntu

I have problem with installing torrent. ln: failed to create symbolic link ‘/usr/bin/utserver’: File exists amchodev@amchodev-LIFEBOOK-AH502:~/Downloads$ utserver -settingspath ...
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How to suspend from command line such that screen is locked?

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04. In the Power Manager, I have checked Extended -> Lock screen when going for suspend/hibernate. If I choose to suspend from the main menu / Panel 1, the screen is locked. ...
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Im not able to install ubuntu or Xubuntu on my Linx 1010 Tablet

im Not able to install ubuntu OR Xubuntu OS in my Windows 10 Tablet, which has Keyboard with Mouse pad. I tried the USB boot, as soon as i try to boot it from USB it displays USB boot option not ...
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Weird mouse behaviour in Xubuntu - BUG?

I have Xubuntu 14.04 x64 installed and I'm noticing a very strange behaviour. Sometimes my mouse acts as if I've pressed the right button and opens context menus at random. I've tried finding out ...
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GRUB hang after single keyboard press

I have a Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard with WIndows 10 installed a M.2 SSD (Samsung 950 PRO 256GB), Xubuntu 14 LTS (newest one available the second week of January) on a mechanical ...
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The iBus candidate window appears at the bottom of WPS Office

I have a small problem with WPS Office. The iBus input method's candidate window appears at the bottom of the window instead of following the cursor as it's supposed to do. Here is the link to the ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8: UEFI vs Legacy mode

I'm an Ubuntu user and lover. Yesterday, I decided to install Xubuntu on my sister's laptop (which had Windows 8.1 preinstalled, in UEFI mode). It's a Lenovo G400S, 4 GB of RAM, Intel i5 CPU (I don't ...
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Xubuntu freezes intermittently, mouse still moves

At least once a day I'm having to reboot Xubuntu 15.10 because it freezes. When it freezes the mouse is still moveable but I can't click anything and the keyboard doesn't work. I'm usually using ...
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How to log in automatically in Xubuntu 15.10?

I'm struggling in my Xubuntu 15.10 installation to let my user automatically log in each time. I've found two interesting threads so far, but the are referring to older versions of Xubuntu, the ...
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Ubuntu 10 + vpnc: no response from target

I have Ubuntu 10.04.4 version I installed the vpnc successfully as the following link - http://floppsie.comp.glam.ac.uk/Glamorgan/gaius/networks/13.html Example of the installation wget ...
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Windows 10 appeared in grub without installation, why?

So I have a dual boot between Xubuntu 14 and Windows 8 on my laptop, even though I very rarely boot into Windows (bought the computer second hand with pre-installed windows 8.1 enterprise edition). ...
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Xubuntu 15.10 - WiFi working but not Ethernet [duplicate]

I upgraded from Xub 14.04 LTS to 15.10. The ethernet in 14.04 used to work, albeit slower than the Windows 10 installation on the other partition, but now it just doesn't work on the Xubuntu side. The ...
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Missing volume app from notification area in Xubuntu 12.10 panel!

The volume control icon is missing from the panel. The n/w and battery icons are shown. When I try to edit the Notification Area from the Panel preferences I see the volume is not available as a known ...
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How to remove wine internet explorer option from Open with menu? [duplicate]

I use Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (xfce) with Thunar file manager. I ran this command: rm ~/.local/share/applications/wine-extension-jpe.desktop And one Wine context menu item has gone. How do I ...
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Linux Freezing and Problems with updates

I've been having some weird Linux problems recently. Twice now my system has frozen. I've been able to move my mouse but nothing else. I ended up doing a hard restart each time. Additionally, when I ...
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Custom hibernation command on Xubuntu 15.10

I have found, that I have problems with hibernation on my machine running Xubuntu 15.10. With many attempts I found, that the only way to hibernate is to type following commands (according to this ...
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Freeze on shutdown/restart and randomly - Xubuntu 15.10 - Acer Aspire ES1-512

I recently bought an Acer Aspire ES1-512. I wiped the disk and installed Xubuntu 15.10 64bit (dual boot with Windows 7 - BIOS, not UEFI). When I started using Xubuntu, I realized that at random ...
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GRUB / os-prober doesn't see Windows 8.1 partition

I have a 1 TB HDD with seven partitions, one ~600GB for Windows and one ~300GB for Xubuntu and a bunch of assorted system partitions taking the rest of the space. I recently overwrote my Xubuntu ...
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Is there a step by step guide to install Assault Cube Reloaded (ACR)?

Assault Cube can be installed from Software Center. Assault Cube Reloaded cannot. I haven't found it on PlayDeb. I downloaded the game for Linux from the official website but don't know how to ...
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Resizing an encrypted swap partition inside gOS

Hi I've got an issue with my TB Chromebook 2 where I installed encrypted without editing any of the swap size partitions manually and now I've ran out of storage and want to either reduce the size of ...
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Android: error while loading shared libraries: libc++.so

I have installed build-essential and all 32 bit c++ libraries. But every time I run ./gradlew assembleDebug --info I get the following error. Executing task ':CordovaLib:processDebugResources' ...
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How To Set Up the Ubuntu 14.* Included X-Windows(xUbuntu) / MySql / PHP (Apache 2 ) In VMware

I had used Linux system for near decade , but now I need to use it again because I want to use more open resources and try to use like DevOpe solutions so that I hope I can give me some notices and ...
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random shutdown since clean install of xubuntu 15.04

I've just did a fresh install of xubuntu 15.04 and since then my laptop constantly shuts down without warning like pullig the plug so there is nothing in logs. Temperatures are normals. Everything was ...
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Changing default browser in xubuntu

xubuntu comes with Firefox as a default browser. I however prefer opera and would like to make it my default browser. Example: I click a link in Thunderbird and would like it to open in Opera and not ...
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Laptop MousePad Is At Drag State Or Not Clicking On Startup

I Have Vaio VGN-CS16G Laptop with ubuntu or flavours of ubuntu on it In Startup (After Login) Mouse Touchpad is going on Drag state (rectangle appearing and selecting icons) or sometimes not clicking ...
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Restoring /sbin/init from Live CD

The permissions of my /sbin/init file on my Xubuntu system are 000. Is there any way to restore this file with a LiveCD (downloaded from the Boot-Repair page)? I read a forum thread where somebody ...
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Skype not working after NVIDIA install

I saw this question asked, but I don't have enough reputation to ask for more further help. The solutions given there did not help me, as I did not have a local_conf file, and trying to do the wrapper ...
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How to install Torchlight from GamersGate on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I know it's easiest on Steam but I got the game from GamersGate which lets you download the game with their own installer. I'm asking about this game specifically because I know it runs on Linux. Is ...
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How do I disable automatic screen locking in Xubuntu?

After about 10 minutes, Xubuntu 14.04 goes to sleep all by itself. I've set up the shuffle on the music player and it only gets through 3 songs before I have to sign in again. There is no screensaver ...
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xubuntu, language support: cannot drag a language above “English” (which is the safe choice)

I am using ubuntustudio 14.04 (which is based on xubuntu) and trying to watch a movie with greek subtitles. The subtitles do not appear correctly in any video player. But they do not appear correctly ...
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Tests failed after installing leptonica 1.73 on Xunbuntu 15.10

I am trying to install leptonica in order to use and train tesseract-ocr 3.04. When entering the following commands in the leptonica-1.73 folder: ./configure make sudo make install make check I ...
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Xubuntu Individual Package update

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my system. My Wireless connection is very poor, when i try to download updates XFCE update manager is downloading 2 or 3 packages in same time. Is there any way to download ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN, install issue, vpnui not executing

I was able to install Cisco VPN AnyConnect client with no issue in Linux Mint 17. However, in Xubuntu 14.04, I get the following issue when I run, sudo sh ./vpn_install.sh: Do you accept the terms ...
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Xubuntu Xfce - multiple actions for shortcut

I would like to apply an additional command for default Xfce "left_workspace" (to show the toolbar on which I have a preview of all workspaces). I tried editing the configuration file ...
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VMware Tools - There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support

Error: "There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support or your system administrator." I get this error when trying to install ...
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Build sites for fun, not for profit - how to install a lamp stack and use it [duplicate]

http://tecadmin.net/install-lamp-quickly-using-tasksel-on-ubuntu-and-linuxmint/ I found this to create a lamp server with tasksel, but now I can't create the phpinfo.php in the appropriate folder. I ...
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15.10 xubuntu slow boot gap 21-103 sec

My desktop is starting up quit slow, it hangs for a while. I used dmesg wich showed a big gap in the boot process from 21 to 103 sec http://pastebin.com/7dXhqQ0z [ 21.751243] audit: type=1400 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - upowerd crashed with SIGSEGV in service_client_free()

I'm experiencing crashes in Ubuntu 14.04 (XFCE/Xubuntu Desktop Environment installed to replace the Unity Desktop Environment) with the following message: Sorry, Ubuntu 14.04 has experienced an ...
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Tata Docomo Photon is not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

Tata Docomo Photon is not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections contains -rw------- 1 root root 290 Jan 27 22:09 Tata Indicom (Photon+) connection and it consist ...
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separating ubuntu and xubuntu themes

I have a laptop with ubuntu that I use for school. To save power while I'm in class and may not have an outlet nearby, I decided to try xubuntu. I installed it with sudo apt-get install ...
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Thunar fails to reconnect broken ssh connection?

When I open an sftp connection to a server with Thunar, and this connection is broken for some reason (either the server kills it because of inactivity, or the connection is lost), then when I try to ...
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minidlna and samsung tv file format doesn't support

I have PC with XUbuntu 12.04 and Samsung 27A950, so I want to use my PC like dlna server. But I can run file of any format on my TV, get error: "File format doesn't support". I try to open *.avi, ...
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fsck for 3 hours

I have just installed xubuntu on a old computer that I bought from ebay about 4 hours ago. the computer is a Sony Vaio vgn-ux180p. It has a 30gb hdd and 750mb of ram. I removed win xp and wiped the ...