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Xubuntu 14.04 - How to change wifi node without rebooting?

I need to change from one wifi network to another (both mine) at least once per day. All of my computers (3 x Android, 2 x Lubuntu netbooks, 1 x desktop) switch automatically when I turn one wifi ...
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Dropbox icon is not working Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64

A few hours ago the dropbox icon in Xubuntu 14.04 stopped working. The icon is black with a red slashed zero. I cannot click on it to bring up the dropbox menu. I believe there was an update right ...
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Dropbox icon corrupted on Xubuntu 15.10

I installed the latest version of Dropbox from the official site but when it starts the icon on the indicator appears corrupted: I don't have any way to set preferences or watch progress, however ...
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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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How to reset MenuLibre configuration?

I want to reset the configuration and order of MenuLibre. How can I do it? I try: sudo apt-get --reinstall install menulibre But the order of the app keep in the same way. I throw off all the ...
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Logout XFCE via Cron fails with “Could not get owner of name”

I am currently trying to make Xubuntu logout when the user is idle for 2 mins. However this doesn't work. I use the command xfce4-session-logout --logout which works perfectly from the command line, ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Dropbox Icon Fail

I started my dropbox deamon today, with the following result in the panel: Icon The icon with the warning/failed symbol should be my dropbox icon. I cannot right-click or left-click it, so no ...
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Macbook Pro 13" mid 2010 no wifi

I have dual booted xubuntu 14.04 on to my macbook pro. Previously I had Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this laptop with the same issue, but I never solved it. I cannot see any wifi networks when I click on the ...
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Cannot find bluetooth device, although there should be one

According to my laptop specifications, I do have a bluetooth device. However, I am unable to find it. I have tried the standard command line approach as given here or here. As requested, the output ...
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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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Xubuntu: how do I automatically mount external NTFS drive with writes allowed?

I have 2 separate external hard disks, and connect them to a USB port at different times. I would like them to be automatically mounted as read/write. In fact, I can write new files to them, but ...
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Xubuntu - No video signal

I recently switched from Unity to Xfce on my HTPC with a clean install of Xubuntu. Now whenever I turn off my TV and let it sit for a while, when I turn the TV back on there is no video signal, even ...
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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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Pulse Audio Configuration with Remote: Controlling Playback vs. Output Device

I've gone through less than a dozen installations of Ubuntu, Ubuntu Studio, Xubuntu and Mint, all 15.10, and have noticed what seems to be a random selection of what the OS decides for the remote to ...
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An issue with window in opera

I've encountered an issue in a lot of distributives (Xubuntu, Linux Mint, Ubuntu and etc.) with Opera. It doesn't launch in maximize mode even if you change /usr/share/applications/opera.desktop ...
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Ubuntu desktop not updating

Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Xfce. My desktop is apparently empty which it isn't then I look in the corresponding folder for the desktop. Any changes made to the desktop background takes no effect. I have ...
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Whenever I press the power button in the login screen, my computer shuts down immediately

I sometimes leave my computer for long periods of time, and after a while, my computer will require a password to re-enter the live session. However, when I come back, since the screen has already ...
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After I installed Ubuntu on HDD and rebooting i into it, my PC can no longer find any OS

So I started by installing xubuntu, it worked fine on my laptop accept that the network didn't work, I then tryed with Kubuntu and the same happens. After a while i tryed the original Ubuntu 15.10 but ...
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New graphics card causes Ubuntu to freeze during boot process

Today I upgraded my graphics card to a Radeon R9 380, and Ubuntu freezes during the boot process. There is no error message. The screen is black except for a terminal cursor in the top left corner. I ...
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Missing icons for headless Xfce session via VNC

I've set up a new server running a fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 13.04. I've installed xubuntu-desktop and tightvnc. My ~/.vnc/xstartup configuration file contains the following: #!/bin/sh ...
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How to tile window on the corners in Xubuntu

After I realized that Unity is overstretching my graphics card and my CPU, I decided to remain to Ubuntu by switching to Xubuntu. Xubuntu is must faster, but I am now trying to reproduce the handy ...
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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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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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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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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? [on hold]

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 ...