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

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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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Wireless connection issue in xubuntu 14.04

I installed xubuntu 14.04 on my system on a separate partition along with windows 7. I installed it using USB drive. Before and during installation my wireless was working correctly. Initially it ...
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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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Does changing external hdd drive will boost performance boost on xubuntu (virtualbox)? [closed]

Now I'm using Toshiba external drive (USB 2.0) - http://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-Portable-External-Drive-HDDR250E03X/sim/B0013FSKSA/2 I'm wonder if changing this drive to something new, USB 3.0 (maybe ...
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Xubuntu: rs232 dropping data

I got a problem that googling did not solve. We have a computer that we use to "forward" rs232 connections. We had Windows 7 running on it and used the Windows Remote Desktop to forward a Putty ...
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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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xubuntu sys tray removed, and can't get it back

I have a strange issue that I can't resolve even after googeling for over an hour. I am new to xubuntu. In xubuntu desktop by default there is a system tray. I was mucking around trying to remove an ...
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Ubuntu is not logging with a specific user

I am new Ubuntu user basically I was using Honeydrive for the deployment of Honeypot last Activity that I have performed was updating libjasper1 after it Firefox and Terminator was not responding. I ...
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NFS share not browserable (but accessible) from a different subnet

hope this is the right place for my question, and apologies for asking a question that has possibly been answered before but searching for "nfs" was impossible. And any keyword combinations returned ...
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Ubundu install and remove fcitx broke input method, how to fix?

I am using latest xubuntu. After I installed and removed fcitx package, and auto removed packages using sudo apt-get autoremove. Then, it seems something wrong happened with 'input method' of ...
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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 ...
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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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Can't recover GUI after stopping lightdm to install Cuda drivers

I used the following command to stop lightdm and X inorder to install cudo drivers and now I'm unable to recover my Ubuntu GUI sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm stop replace stop with start in the above ...
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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" ...
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Xubuntu - give Apache access to user directory

I'd like to serve up a CakePHP website from a user directory: /home/myuser/Documents/project/app/webroot Everything I've tried results in 403/Forbdden when I try to access it via a browser. I've ...
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“date” command in bash, the results are displayed in Japanese language

I have the same problem on two of my Linux boxes (xubuntu, debian). When I use the "date" command in bash, the results are displayed in Japanese language. 2014年 9月 2日 火曜日 02:48:48 UTC I am located ...
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I need to re-mount the shared folder everytime my host folder has new files or changes in Virtualbox

I work with a Windows 7 host and a Xubuntu guest. Everytime my shared folder in Windows has new files or changes, I have to hit sudo mount -t vboxsf ... Why's that? Can I automate it somehow? Is ...
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How to recover files stored in a virtual machine running linux in windows 7

I was running XUBUNTU in VMware workstation 10. Once when i was updating the vitual machine, it got stuck. then i killed the process and after that when I was going to power on it again, it doesn't ...
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Used VMware Player Free, and now can't login to Ubuntu after reboot

Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it ...
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USB 3.0 backward compatible external HDD in VirtualBox

I have Xubuntu 14.04 32-bit installed as a guest in VirtualBox 4.3.12, hosted on a MacBook Air running Mavericks. I can acccess two external USB non-NTFS drives in Xubuntu after ejecting them when ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 making connections that I can not explain

I recently installed Xubuntu and I have noticed my new OS making some strange connections. I have made sure to close everything that would have a reason to make any connection like the music ...
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xubuntu thinks disk is full even after files deleted (on virtualbox)

I have encountered a rather weird error running 64-bit xubuntu on virtualbox. The system appears to think the disk is full, even after I have deleted at least 500MBs of files (and both root and user ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Eclipse Crash with no reason

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. Eclipse 3.8 crashing with no reason. Suddenly closed. I have no idea why. Nothing special in the .log file. I am using Oracle Java 1.8. I am using Eclipse 3.8 I use PDT ...
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Dell Latitude E6440 Laptop and Dual Monitor not recognized in Xubuntu 14.05

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two interfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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Viewing Xubuntu desktop in full screen under Virtualbox on Windows 8

I have Virtualbox 4.3.12 installed on Windows 8. I have installed XUbuntu 14.04 as guest OS under Virtualbox. It runs fine. However, I faced some issues: How to share files between the host and ...
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Mouse cursor scaling issues in Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10 and I just recently bought a Seiki 39' 4K display for home. While I think that the display itself is working great so far and I love it, I am noticing some ...
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Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04) security updates don't pop up automatically anymore

Previously, for years whenever a security update was available it would pop up instantly. Even when they were pushed in the middle of the night and I was still on the computer. For some reason since I ...
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I upgraded Xuntubu 12.10 to 14.10 Utopic Daily build BY Mistake

I accidentally added a line of source for Utopic to sources.list. And later my system can't get into GUI. While trying to fix the problem I accidentally typed in command sudo apt-get update and sudo ...
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Dropbox install in VirtualBox Xubuntu

I'm a Linux newbie that's having a fair bit of trouble getting Dropbox to run in Xubuntu 13.10 (which is in VirtualBox – Windows 8.1 host). Everything seems to install correctly, but when it ...
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mouse click not working in Ubuntu and Xubuntu

I have been using Xubuntu and Ubuntu on our older home PC for almost 2 years without much trouble until today when the mouse seemed to not work properly. I can move the pointer around and click but ...
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Nvidia 8500GT Won't display video on Asus M2A-VM

I am trying to build an htpc out of old parts and everything seems fine but I want to use a dedicated card to not use up all my onboard RAM while outputting video. My motherboard is an Asus M2A-VM and ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 - Sound indicator missing

This topic refers not (!) to the already known bug. I can't add the sound indicator to my xfce4 bar. There is no such item in the items list. And also - I have no icon for sound management in my ...
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Can't boot up xubuntu

I've been running a small personal server for my own needs for a couple of years on an old computer that I got for 2 chocolate bars from a friend. I installed xubuntu since the machine was old enough ...
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Is there a way to change a Linux Live USB (xubuntu 13.10) to save changes? (persistence)

I wasn't able to install Linux as a bootable operating system from my USB sticks (8 GB, PNY USB 2.0), so I put the live version on instead. I was wondering, if now after having installed some things ...
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brightness keyboard dont work nor are recognized

I'm using xubuntu 13.10. When I installed the system the fn keys for brightness worked, but somehow they aren't now. They stopped working with no reason. The problem is that the keys are not even ...
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BIOS not recognizing hard disk, but Ubuntu does

I have a Hard disk, that worked yesterday but is no longer being recognized by BIOS. I think this is because I unplugged it while the computer was rebooting (I know this was stupid) and now I cant ...
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Xubuntu Running Slower than windows with constant freezing

So I switched my computer to Ubuntu after some issues with Windows, then switched the GUI to Xubuntu after I noticed Ubuntu and Unity were painfully slow. I'm running an i5 with 8 gigs of ram and I ...
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Partitioning a hard drive with Linux already installed

well I have a problem with my current linux installation where it freezes the entire system when I try to write to my external USB 2.0 hard drive. I think it might be a bug with NTFS but I don't want ...
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Computer wont finish booting after I install a third graphics card

I'm running xubuntu on this motherboard and three sapphire 7950 graphics cards. The computer boots and works fine when I have just two of them installed, but when I attach the third the computer stops ...
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Everything gets deleted when I restart my computer

I am running xubuntu off of an 8GB USB, and it is partitioned into a 5.5GB, 315Mb and 2.2GB sections. I install the drivers for my graphics card sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates ...
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How do I get my computer to read and speak Japanese text? [closed]

I am writing a study tool in java to help me learn Japanese, but I can't find a free program compatible with java that will read and speak Japanese text. If it could just read/speak romaji that would ...
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Getting crontab error on Xubuntu

When running the command crontab -e i get the following error: no crontab for 'myusername' - using an empty one 888 Can anyone please help?
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Does Xubuntu keep a log of all USB devices ever connected to the system?

What I specifically need is a log that shows the exact time and date a USB device was plugged in or removed. Example : 14:40 USB DEVICE X WAS MOUNTED 14:43 USB DEVICE X WAS REMOVED 02:12 USB ...