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 do I remove the title bar in Xubuntu?

I have limited screen place, and I'd like to know how I could remove the title bar. I use hotkey to close, maximize, etc. anyway. Thanks :)
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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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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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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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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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Why won't Xubuntu let me use dual monitors

ASUS laptop and Xubuntu (11.10) running off the live CD will give me my dual monitors, but when I install Xubuntu I can't set up dual monitors. When I boot from the live CD both monitors come on even ...
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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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Fixing keyboard layout on Xubuntu (can't use AltGr)

I'm going crazy with my laptop's keyboard. My layout is latin spanish, and works just fine. However at some time of the morning some magic auto-reconfiguration makes my layout implode and I can't use ...
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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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Installing .NET 4.0 Framework on Wine using Winetricks

I use Xubuntu 12.04 and I installed Wine 1.4. I am now trying to install the .NET 4.0 Framework using Winetricks. I use this command sudo sh winetricks dotnet40 But I get this error wine cmd.exe / ...
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How do I add a different monitor resolution to NVidia X Server Settings' list

I've got two monitors connected to the same PC; one directly via DVI, the other through a KVM switch on a (blue) VGA cable. I just installed Xubuntu 11.10 on it, installed the current nvidia drivers, ...
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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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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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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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Can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges on Xubuntu 11.10

For some reason I can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges on Xubuntu 11.10. The regular Catalyst Control Center works fine, but it doesn't allow me to make necessary changes to my multiple ...
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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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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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How can I reset ATI GPU's to factory settings on Xubuntu?

These cards have been severely overclocked and now I want to just reset to whatever settings the factory used. How can I do that via Xubuntu?
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SSH Keychain for Xfce

I have recently switched from Gnome to Xfce on Ubuntu 9.04. In Gnome, the first time I entered the passphrase, it prompted me to save the passphrase. In Xfce however, I am prompted for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu: Best way to set microphone volume by command line

I have tried: aumix -i 100 However that only seems to get me to about 3/4 of the maximum volume when I look at the change in the Sound Preferences panel. Here is a screenshot of Sound Preferences ...
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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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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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Xubuntu Aero Snap Hotkeys?

How can I set up my Xubuntu to quickly use a hotkey (super + direction keys) like Aero Snap in Windows 7?
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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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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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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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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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ubuntu flavors…same package repositories?

Do all the various ubuntu-based distros all pull from the same package repositories? For example, if I run this command: sudo apt-get install <foo> will I get the same package version of foo ...