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

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Remove XFCE Start-Up/Loading/Boot Screen While Keeping XFCE

I've recently gotten Xfce on my Unity machine. I want to keep Unity and Xfce, but how do I remove the boot/loading screen that says "Xubuntu" when I want it to say "Ubuntu" like it did before I ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 monitor display no signal after turned off

So I'm using my motherboard's (ASUS Z170-A) HDMI display to out put to my VIZIO 40" 4k TV. Every time I turn my TV off and turn it back on, regardless of time period I get "No Signal." I've done ...
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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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Font settings not working in Xfce keyboard layout panel plugin in 16.06

There is this bug: font cannot be changed in xfce4-xkb-plugin, the applet that displays keyboard layouts. In fact the font can be changed but is displayed much bigger. Can this be fixed somehow?
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xfdashboard autostart even after uninstalling

I have purged xfdashboard, because it simply refused to work, without giving any errors. However, when log in, the splash screen (Xubuntu 16.04's Simple Splash Engine) still display 'Starting ...
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XUbuntu HDMI audio not working but works with Ubuntu - S/PDIF unmuted

I have read a number of threads but they all point me to the same conclusion - one that doesn't work for me. This conclusion is to ensure that S/PDIF is unmuted and that HDMI / Digital Audio is ...
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Some icons from XFCE4 panel missing

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 (xfce4-panel 4.10.0). The icons for Skype and Synapse are missing in the panel. Only a missing icon icon is shown. The icons show correctly in the apps menu. I've tried ...
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Xubuntu Keyboard partially responding after lid down only in some applications

Question: why this happens, how to track it down, how to fix? Lid down > Lid up > Keyboard works. Lid down > Lid up > Keyboard in Firefox or Terminal doesn't work, Alt+Tab doesn't work > move (mouse)...
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RPi WIFI Dongle 0e8d:761b MediaTek Inc. problem with drivers

I bought USB Dongle WiFi from Ebay and I have problem with drivers. I get CD with this device but I don't know how to install it. On screen shot you can see what CD include. When I put lsusb I am ...
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Change power button to 'Ask' in Xubuntu 13.10

I have recently installed Xubuntu 13.10 on my Vaio vpcea making me a Linux beginner. The problem is that laptop's power button is right on the edge of the bezel making it far too easy to press ...
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trying to install vulkan fails

I am trying to install vulkan from https://launchpad.net/%7Ecanonical-x/+archive/ubuntu/vulkan Everything works fine until entering this line: sudo apt install vulkan-utils mesa-vulkan-drivers ...
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How do I stop Xubuntu 16.04 from deactivating my wireless connection?

This happens sometimes whilst I'm actively using my laptop (Lenovo B50-80) but especially when the screen turns off to a black screen, I assume thats a screen saver? I set the screen timeout off and ...
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How to remove the user name from XUbuntu session menu panel applet?

I never need my user name to be shown on the desktop as I am the only one to use my computer. I'd prefer if there would be something like a shutdown icon instead of the user name to open the session ...
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Kernel panic /dev/sda: clean

I'm using Xubuntu/windows 10 dual boot. I've installed the NVIDIA CUDA toolkit to use GPU version of TensorFlow. After rebooting it, it got stuck at /dev/sda6: clean,..... for a very long time and ...
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How to open a folder with Atom text editor? (Xubuntu)

When I right click on a folder either on my desktop or in thunar I want an option to open the folder with atom or really some other programs as well such as a picture/music/media program. I've done ...
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After fresh installation of XUbuntu 16.04, US layout on USB keyboard after each reboot

The built-in keyboard of my laptop is connected to the system as a USB device. During installation of XUbuntu 16.04 from the official 64 bit ISO image, I was asked about my keyboard layout. I ...
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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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How to fix touchpad (synaptics) problem on acer aspire v 13? Sometimes cursor jumps like crazy

Sometimes cursor starts jump here and there (very quickly). Disabling and enabling touchpad helps but for short time. xubuntu 15.04, 3.19.0-30-generic "xinput list" shows that core pointer is ...
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why is this line appearing after installing kubuntu-desktop?

I thought to give kubuntu-desktop a try on my xubuntu. So i installed it. On reboot, a white line appears on my screen. I removed all kubuntu-desktop that i previously installed but the line still ...
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Why are options grayed out when choosing backdrops on XFCE4?

I am using Xubuntu 16.04 from the Ubuntu Minimal Install iso (DVD). I installed Xubuntu Desktop (full) using Tasksel, appropriately and as opposed to apt-get or a GUI package manager. 16.04 is the ...
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Problem with arrows to change values in any windows

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04, installed using Xubuntu-core with mini ISO. I'm having a peculiar problem with arrows that changes values in any windows. Whenever I click the arrow, the value doesn't ...
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How to disable the right-click context menu in xubuntu?

I'm setting up a kiosksystem on an xubunt 16.04 and need to edit or disable the rightclick context menu. I've already tried to install XFce Menu Edit v0.8 but it won't compile due to unresolvable ...
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Alsamixer automatically sets headphones volume at 0 after login

On two of my devices (both eee PCs) sound never works automatically. Eventually, I found the problem to be headphones volume being at 0 in Alsamixer. To solve the issue, I always have to run Alsamixer ...
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Replacing Thunar in Xubuntu

I installed nemo and deleted Thunar in Xubuntu 14.04. Nemo was set as default manager and works fine but my problem is with the desktop. When I double click icons on the desktop in order to launch ...
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Windows-like global shortcuts with the <Super> key in Xubuntu

I would to define Windows-like shortcuts using the Super ("Windows") key. I'm running Xubuntu 11.04 (Natty). Using Settings->Settings Manager->Windows Manager->Keyboard I assigned Super+D to "Show ...
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How to convert multi-catalog Ubuntu ISO image to boot it on Macbook 2,1? [closed]

I was struggling for a long time with installing Linux on my Macbook 2,1 from mid 2007 with no luck. Finally I've managed to install Xubuntu i386 and have tried also Ubuntu 14.10 +mac ISO. Both ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Firefox 46 screen distortion when scrolling

Screen distorts (shimmers, wavy lines/appearance) when scrolling in any web page. Disabling hardware acceleration and smooth scrolling, doesn't make any difference. Problem doesn't exist in Chromium ...
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Mplayer no video or audio on Intel HD 530 in Xubuntu 16.04

I have an Intel i3-6100 processor running Xubuntu 16.04. I'd like to get Mplayer working. I have tried some workarounds. VLC, for instance, works, particularly if I enable X11 display. But I need ...
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XFCE: Hiding an application from the taskbar

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.2 and running the standard window manager with the default window buttons applet through xfce4-panel. I need to hide an application from the taskbar so that it only appears ...
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How to switch 'default' sound device controlled by hardware keys in Xubuntu?

I installed xubuntu-desktop on a 12.04 Ubuntu upgrade after finding Gnome3 lacking. I've mostly been happy, but I've found an odd and frustrating bug. My laptop has two sound 'outputs' - an HDMI-out ...
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Where does one get pretty screensavers for Xubuntu (xfce, xscreensaver)?

I browsed through the default set of screensavers and the most are ugly, a couple are decent and the only quality ones are Flurry, GLSlideshow, MetaBalls are PopSquares. Where does one find more nice ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial: How can I enable touchpad?

I've an Asus x540LA and my touchpad is seen by the system so: [from /proc/bus/input/devices] I: Bus=0018 Vendor=0b05 Product=0101 Version=0100 N: Name="FTE1001:00 0B05:0101" P: Phys=i2c-FTE1001:00 ...
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xubuntu 16.04 took more than 3 mins to boot, what settings should I change to boost the speed?

the following is the output of systemd-analyze blame, and systemd-analyze critical chain, is there any settings I could change/modify to speed up the boot? thank you. after turned off and purged ...
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Is it possible to make an EXACT ISO of my system to put on other computers?

I am new to linux, but had a question. I am getting in the business of buying old computers, putting Linux on them, then donating them to students who don't have their own computer at home. I have ...
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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 http:/...
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mirror from xubuntu 16.04 to roku 3?

is there anyway I could mirror the screen of my xubuntu 16.04 laptop to roku 3? how to add roku to my laptop, like one could under windows. is there any specific software I have to install? thank you.
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x11vnc server with Xubuntu show black screen in client

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 (monitor attached) with x11vnc 0.9.13-1.1 run with the following options: x11vnc -gui tray=setpass -rfbport PROMPT -bg -o %HOME/.x11vnc.log.%VNCDISPLAY I have also ...
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Kvm Switch not signal monitor

I've got this KVM switch, to connect two computers with one mouse, keyboard and monitor. I am using Xubuntu and the problem I have apart from the normal resolution problems that everyone is having (...
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Does XFCE allow for transitions for panels and/or icons?

I want to know if XFCE can be configured to allow zooming/scaling of icons when the user hovers over them, similar to the effect shown on a Mac dock. Also, I wonder if my left panel (of course it ...
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Record my daily internet usage? [duplicate]

I want to record my daily internet usage. NetWorx alternative for ubuntu software. Networx screenshot take from windows
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Is it possible to place windows with keyboard shortcuts in Xfce?

With Compiz in Unity, I could press Ctrl+Alt+6 to place a window on the right-half of the screen, Ctrl+Alt+4 to place it on the left half, Ctrl+Alt+7 to place it in the top left quarter of the screen, ...
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Can't shutdown xubuntu after updating to 16.04

I updated from Xubuntu 16.04 beta-2 to 16.04 today. And now I can't shutdown my laptop but I am able to restart. When I try it the GUI way it just logging out. When I tried sudo shutdown -h now I ...
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Screen switches off after waking up from suspend

I guess, there are plenty of duplicates of this question, but I didn't find any to be helpful in my particular problem. My story is as follows: I was running Xubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X40 which has ...
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Why doesn't Xubuntu 16.04 boot properly anymore?

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 on MacBook. It worked for a while, but now it starts built-in ash shell (BusyBox) during boot giving "(initramfs)" prompt. The hard disk passed some health tests.
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Xubuntu 14.04 system sound not working?

There are no system sounds as far as I can tell and there is no option for setting this in settings. Speakers are working fine as I'm able to play Youtube Videos. Its a fresh 14.04 LTS install. All ...
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Unmet dependencies and possible conflicts? [duplicate]

It seems that I have messed up somewhere along the line and now I can no longer install anything without the following message showing up: The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-...
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Ristretto cannot save as/overwrite properly on NAS

I have Xubuntu 16.04 and noticed that: I cannot delete photo's when I opened them from the NAS within Ristretto. I can with photo's I opened from the PC. When I try to save a photo, I can only ...