Xubuntu is a version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system based on the Xfce desktop environment.

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Will formatting the FreeDOS partition make Windows 10 unbootable?

I bought a Lenovo Y700-17ISK and it came with FreeDOS on a separate partition in the beginning of the hard drive. It looked like that: FreeDOS 1 GB - unallocated space 931 GB Then, I installed ...
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How to press the middle mouse button in Xubuntu in VirtualBox on MacBook Pro?

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS as a guest under VirtualBox Version 5.0.22 r108108 on a OS X El Capitan 10.11.15 host, on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013). In Xubuntu, I want to press the ...
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PC wont boot another OS than Xubuntu 16

I'm trying to make an old PC useful. Is a Pentium 4 HT 3GHz, I did put a SATA HD and 3GB RAM, a nVidia GForce Fx 5200 128MB so it still can work ok. I chosen Ubuntu but the Unity interface is to heavy,...
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Cannot install afpfs-ng

On Xubuntu 16.04LTS amd64, I cannot install afpfs-ng. This is a HUGE problem for me since my school uses macs and an afp file server, and I only have a PC running Linux and I need a file for the ...
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How to find my drives on Xubuntu 10 live mode

I loaded Xubuntu 10 from USB because I want to repair my boot.ini file(Windows XP). But I can't see my Hard drive in the file manager.
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Display distorted or no signal (various OSes), system freezes and occasionally recovers

I recently had problems with distorted display or no signal at all with xubuntu 16.04 and other OSes. It started when I wanted to use my monitor to play console using it's HDMI input. I was running ...
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Xubuntu - Stop XFCE from running at boot

Here is what I'm trying to do. My computer is connected to my TV with Kodi running. I want to be able to VNC into an XFCE desktop while kodi is still running on the main screen. The first issue is ...
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running Xubuntu on usb

I want to be able to run Xubuntu on usb. I have made the usb bootable using pendrivelinux, and set persistence to the maximum so I can save changes I make. The question I have is: Is it safe to go to "...
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xubuntu: restoring “drive snapshot” image onto removable disk

I have some images created with Drive Snapshot I now want to restore one of these images onto a removable disk, using my xububtu system. The removable disk is a USB device which appears as a SCSI ...
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How to install xubuntu on a nextbook

I have a nextbook and am trying to install xubuntu. At this point, I have grub version 2.02 running, which returns to another Shell> by Insyde Corp. when done. How do I install an Xubuntu operating ...
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Touchscreen clicks not advancing slides in libreoffice

I'm using an Xubuntu touchscreen box to run an interactive LibreOffice Impress presentation. I want the user to be able to click on the slide, and hyperlinks in the slide to be able to advance to more ...
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Remove a certain part in a text file

I got the file, text.txt. In this file I have written: "test" "okay" I want to remove the " part of this file, how'd I do this?
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Is it safe to update Linux Xubuntu in a dual boot machine with Windows 7?

I have this Samsung notebook with dual boot, running Windows 7 and Xubuntu 12. My main concern is that I use that machine mostly for work, and I don´t want to mess the Windows partition (around 400Gb ...
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How to trobleshoot AwesomeWM performance?

I use heavily Awesome WM on Xubuntu. When I say heavily, I mean: multi display 4k display lot of applications lot of virtual windows (tags) lot of personalization of AwesomeWM (custom rc.lua and ...
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Xubuntu 15 in VirtualBox, dual display

I'm using Xubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 7 with dual display in "extended" mode. I have configured the VM with: Settings > Display > Screen Video memory: 128MB Monitor ...
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HDD not showing up in Xubuntu

I am having some real issues trying to make my extra hard disks show up in Thunar. I have edited fstab but I can only see them as root. It's playing havoc with my auto backup as I have to remember ...
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Sync Berkeley MBOX file with Evolution?

I set up a remote email system (so that I can have emails sent to my server). Now I mount the storage location of emails received with sshfs and have the mbox file on my local machine, however the ...
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What do I do about gedit “modifying” files without modifying them?

I have started using git via bash command line in combination with gedit to work on some stuff. My OS is Xubuntu 15.04. I have noticed something peculiar. Assume that I have gone through some files, ...
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Save and restore terminal on reboot

Is there a way to save my terminal emulator windows and tabs for when I reboot the computer? I generally have about 10 or so open tabs at any given time and opening each tab to set up everything ...
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Left click mouse button keeps stopping working

the left click button on my mouse will work at first when I start my computer, then anywhere from one to fifteen minutes later it stops. This happened before and seemed to go away after a while. I ...
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Virtual box multiple adapter settings issue

In virtual-box i have 2 VM's which has Xubuntu in one and Ubuntu Server in the other. I have selected 2 Adapters in Network settings 'NAT' and 'Host-only Adapter'. Issue: Xubuntu gets correctly 2 ...
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Pass through secondary gpu

I have 2 graphics cards (and integrated graphics, total 3 gpu's) installed and want to pass through one graphics card (GT220). My host system is Win10 PRO and guest is Xubuntu 14.04.3. I have both ...
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Amazon instant video tries using flash instead of Silverlight/Pipelight

I try using Amazon Instant Video on Xubuntu 15.04 with Firefox and Pipelight. I had it working before (Ubuntu 14.10) but did a fresh install for other reasons. Pipelight seems to be installed fine, I ...
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can't unlock system settings, such as network settings, to edit in xubuntu

I can't change any settings nor install anything using the xfce GUI on my xubuntu 14.04. Some setting-windows have that unlock button you usually click to enter your password to gain root privileges, ...
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I am trying to install xubuntu 15.04 on virtual box on windows but installation gets stuck

I am trying to install xubuntu 15.04 on virtual box on windows but installation gets stuck at: [7.797902] ACPI PCC probe failed starting version 219 _ It has been so for the past half an hour
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proftpd FTP connection too long until folder listing (using gigolo)

I have "inherited" some old server from the previous admin and I am experiencing issues with FTP. The problem is that it takes about 4 minutes (!) to sucessfully connect and do something. I am using ...
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How to hide it?

How do I hide this: and I'd also like to hide: My system is Xubuntu 15.04 64 bit. /etc/default/grub: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. # ...
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Display resolution of VirtualBox 5.04 running Xubuntu 14.x on Windows 7 64bit host

I recently took the Plunge to install Linux (Xubuntu 14.x) on a very old Notebook, running Windows 7 64bit SP1, in a virtual environment VirtualBox 5.04. All went fine, until I realized there was no ...
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thinkpad screen gets stripy - hardware or software issue?

On a thinkpad L412, running xubuntu 15.04, I get various strange atrifacts on the screen, mostly stripes. It can realiably be triggered by moving the mouse pointer to the upper left corner. It also ...
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Can't change any system settings via Chrome Remote Desktop on Xubuntu

I'm connecting to my remote server running Xubuntu. When I log in directly to the box, all is fine - the problem appears when I connect using Chrome Remote Desktop. If I try and do anything important (...
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Need help resolving kernel panic - not syncing: timeout synchronizing machine check over cpus

I'm attempting to install Xubuntu 15.04 x64 on a brand new high end laptop. I've already fixed a problem with the NVidia cards and needing to set nomodeset on boot but now I get this one kernel panic ...
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Booting from Xubuntu 15.04 installation media hangs when booting with UEFI

I want to dual boot my laptop with Windows 10 and Linux. I'm attempting to install Xubuntu 15.04 x64 but when I boot from the installation media it hangs on starting version 219 then eventually my ...
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Cannot view RAW files with Ristretto under Xubuntu

I am trying to open Sony ARW and Canon CR2 files in Xubuntu 15.04 with Ristretto but am having no luck. libopenraw1 is installed and Thunar also shows thumbnails of RAW files. Everything on the ...
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Xubuntu: computer can't be reached over ssh after being idle for a period of time

This started happening after installing Xubuntu 14.04 instead of an old Ubuntu, so I believe the wireless card is not to blame. After being idle for a small period of time (roughly 15-30 minutes) I ...
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Using SSH from inside VMWare

I have to use use svn+ssh protocol to commit files to a remote repository using internet. However, with a Xubuntu (14.10) in VMware Player, I am not able to do so. However, there is no problem in ...
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How do I install the VirtualBox guest tools on Xubuntu?

I am relatively new to Linux and have installed VirtualBox with Xubuntu on my computer; however the screen resolution is low and stays that way. I found that installing Guest Additions should solve it....
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Save and restore xfce power management settings

Where are xfce power management settings saved? Whenever I installed a new XUbuntu, I have to go through the same motion of tweaking each of xfce power management settings, e.g., when laptop lid is ...
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command to press a key after delay ubuntu

I'm trying to make firefox automatically fullscreen on startup. I've tried a couple extensions that all crash firefox. Firefox also automatically starts on system startup. I think the easiest ...
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Trigger lock/unlock XFCE session on udev event

I'm trying to write simple script that will unlock my XFCE session (xubuntu) when I will connect my phone via usb and vice-versa -> lock when phone will be disconnected. So far I managed to write new ...
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XFCE login screen: All passwords are correct

Everytime I boot my computer or just log out, the random password I enter in the XFCE login screen, is correct (even when it's not). I'm running XUbuntu 14.04. I also have a second machine running ...
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How do I boot into Xubuntu after dual booting along-side Windows

I recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 from USB on a netbook running Windows 7. It installed fine, but before I restarted the machine, I removed the USB stick (out of habit). I couldn't shutdown the live ...
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How to start terminal in which bash is running with adjusted environment variables?

I'm using Xubuntu with XFCE. I would like to write a bash script which opens a new tab in the xfce4-terminal. In this tab, the bash should be running with an altered PATH environment variable. ...
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Permanently remap a key to an other xubuntu

I have seen many questions about how to remap a key, but somehow my problem is that it never remaps permanently. Here is my ~/bootstrap-custom.sh #!/bin/sh # remaps Caps Lock to Ctrl /usr/bin/...
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VGA display is blank after disconnect/reconnect

At home I sometimes disconnect a large LCD VGA display (and USB mouse/keyboard) from my XUbuntu/xfce server to use it with my laptop (mostly to play games). As long as the LCD is not disconnected I ...
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Xubuntu: no internet access and all network requests to IPs in the subnet are directed to me

From my xubuntu I dont have internet access and it seems like all requests to my subnet (192.168.0.1, 192.168.0.2, . . . .etc) are directed to me. I have an apache server installed, so when I open me ...
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Xubuntu themes look ugly after hdmi cable is unplugged

I sometimes connect my laptop to an external monitor with an hdmi cable, and when I later unplug the cable, it causes a problem with the graphical theme in xubuntu (14.04). The window panes, panel, ...
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Setup 4 head video card and monitors?

I'd like to get the 4 head setup on my machine that runs two different video cards: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV620 LE NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [NVS 310] I got two monitors working, ...
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How to screen lock/unlock xubuntu over ssh

I'm running the latest Xubuntu, and I'd like to be able to lock the main screen from a remote ssh session, and then also unlock it. I know I can lock from the console using xflock4 - I presume there ...
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How do I determine why an executable won't execute

I'm simply trying to launch an binary downloaded from the Internet. The parent dir and the file have permissions set to 777. Double-clicking the Desktop icon, right-click -> Execute, and running the ...
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Cordova Android Install On Linux

I've been pulling my hair out for the past two days trying to get cordova to detect and install the android platform for a project. The specific error: Error: ANDROID_HOME is not set and "android" ...