Thomas Blasejewicz | 2 May 16:41 2016
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Xubuntu 16.04 install software, in particular input method

Good evening
A few days ago I installed xubuntu 16.04 alongside with Mint 17.2.
I had hoped for some improvements over past troubles.
Installed an ENGLISH interface, I noticed that I cannot find anywhere an 
option to
install an input method for Japanese (Anthy, Mozc, fcitx etc.)
When I use "Software -> All" and then search, "Anthy" is the one and 
only thing being found.
Clicking on "install" shows a progress bar for a few seconds, and that's it.
But the software is NOT installed.
(that goes apparently for other software too;
and as compared to the "software center" in 15.04 the offered softwares 
can be counted on one hand)

What is necessary to make this work?
Thomas

Ramin Ramestein | 2 May 13:57 2016
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losing vpn connection in xubutntu 16.04

Hi

Recently I've installed Xubuntu 16.04 on my laptop ASUS X450LD. I have to use VPN connection for networking but the problem is that after about 10 minutes cpu usage becomes extreme and then suddenly the connection will be lost.

Any suggestion to fix this problem?


Best,
Ramin
<div><div>
<div>Hi</div>
<div><br></div>
<div>Recently I've installed Xubuntu 16.04 on my laptop ASUS X450LD. I have to use VPN connection for networking but the problem is that after about 10 minutes cpu usage becomes extreme and then suddenly the connection will be lost.</div>
<div><br></div>
<div>Any suggestion to fix this problem?</div>
<div><br></div>
<div><br></div>
<div>Best,</div>
<div>Ramin</div>
</div></div>
Tong Sun | 30 Apr 22:48 2016

Xubuntu mirrors

Anyone knows if there is any Xubuntu mirrors available in Canada, or near Toronto/New York? 

I've checked those mirrors listed in

but none that I checked (3 in total, including http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/ubuntu-releases/) carry Xubuntu iso any more. 

Thanks

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<div class="gmail_extra">Anyone knows if there is any&nbsp;Xubuntu&nbsp;mirrors available in Canada, or near Toronto/New York?&nbsp;</div>
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<div class="gmail_extra">I've checked those&nbsp;mirrors listed in</div>
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<div class="gmail_extra"><a href="http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/mirrors/">http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/mirrors/</a></div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
<div class="gmail_extra">but none that&nbsp;I checked (3 in total, including <a href="http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/ubuntu-releases/">http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/ubuntu-releases/</a>) carry&nbsp;Xubuntu iso any more.&nbsp;</div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
<div class="gmail_extra">Thanks</div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
</div>
</div></div>
Tong Sun | 30 Apr 22:44 2016

Xubuntu core

Hi, 

I come across this "Xubuntu core"

Does any one know, 

- is there any 16.04 release iso that I can download?
- is there other introduction materials than above? 

Thanks


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<div class="gmail_extra">Hi,&nbsp;</div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
<div class="gmail_extra">I come across this "Xubuntu core"</div>
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<a href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/05/18/xubuntu_review/">http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/05/18/xubuntu_review/</a><br>
</div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
<div class="gmail_extra">Does any one know,&nbsp;</div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
<div class="gmail_extra">- is there any 16.04 release iso that I can download?</div>
<div class="gmail_extra">-&nbsp;is there other introduction materials than above?&nbsp;</div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
<div class="gmail_extra">Thanks</div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br></div>
</div></div>
JMZ | 30 Apr 14:24 2016
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OT: better bootable thumb drive creator than unetbootin?

Hi,

Okay OT but someone here must know.  I've never been able to create a 
bootable thumb drive from iso using unetbootin.  Specifically, I need to 
make a dban thumb drive to wipe a netbook (no cd drive). unetbootin 
gives me a menu of scripts on bootup. This menu is useless.  Seems that 
a lot of the thumb drive creation software is written as windows 
software for windows users who want to create a bootable linux distro 
iso.  That doesn't help me.  Better ideas?

Thanks
Jordan

Curt Dawe | 28 Apr 15:05 2016
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Xenial Issues and Ubuntu Tweak Replacement

OK,

Now I'm worried.  From reading a previous poster I'm now under the impression that the 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS
Beta that I'm running now as a new install is not LTS? 

The fact that it is LTS is the reason I tried to upgrade to it from my 14 version, which incidentally didn't
work ever and caused me to reinstall with an .iso.

Do I have to re-reinstall when the final LTS is done?

I'm sorry to be a negative Nell, but I'm not a fan of the new software app at all. Not only did it not list SOME
packages but it didn't list ANY at all in my install and I ended up downloading synaptic and Ubuntu Software
Center from apt in order to see any software at all. Yet, I suppose if I could have guessed the package names I
might have been able to do all app installs through apt. 

Anyways, I wish I knew the terminal command to get the software app to populate with data on packages from the
get go ...  It mysteriously did after the other software managers were installed. Must have populated a
database that the Xenial software app didn't? Maybe? 

More importantly can someone please direct me to an App that does the same thing as Ubuntu Tweak did on
Trusty, as that glorious cleaner won't work yet on my Xenial. Some unsatisfiable dependency evidently....

Apologies for being so long winded.

:-)

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Curt Dawe
Cupids, NL
Sent from my iPhone
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Pasi Lallinaho | 28 Apr 12:13 2016
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Fwd: Re: Xubuntu16.04 No Kodi no screenlets D.O.A.

Forwarded from moderation queue for another list.

Cheers,
Pasi

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Subject: Re: Xubuntu16.04 No Kodi no screenlets D.O.A.

Thank  you , for the work you've done on Xubuntu 14.04. I've used it for almost 2 years and have truly enjoyed it.  Xubuntu 16.04 will not launch Kodi and screenlets are no longer supported.  I have to search for another distro.  No Kodi and no screenlets makes Xubuntu 16.04 a no starter!!!

Randy Smith

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    Forwarded from moderation queue for another list.<br><br>
    Cheers,<br>
    Pasi<br><div class="moz-forward-container">
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      -------- Forwarded Message --------<br>Subject: Re: Xubuntu16.04 No Kodi no screenlets D.O.A.<br><br><div>
        <div>Thank&nbsp;
              you , for the work you've done on Xubuntu 14.04. I've used
              it for almost 2 years and have truly enjoyed it.&nbsp; Xubuntu
              16.04 will not launch Kodi and screenlets are no longer
              supported.&nbsp; I have to search for another distro.&nbsp; No Kodi
              and no screenlets makes Xubuntu 16.04 a no starter!!!</div>
        <div><br></div>
        <div>Randy Smith<br>
</div>
      </div>
      <br>-- 
Pasi Lallinaho
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<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://knome.fi/">http://knome.fi/</a>
      <br>
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    <br><br>-- 
Pasi Lallinaho (knome)                &raquo; <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://open.knome.fi/">http://open.knome.fi/</a>
Leader of the Shimmer Project         &raquo;&nbsp;<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://shimmerproject.org/">http://shimmerproject.org/</a>
Ubuntu member, Xubuntu Website lead   &raquo; <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://xubuntu.org/">http://xubuntu.org/</a>
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Neil Winchurst | 28 Apr 10:02 2016
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Xubuntu 16.04

I have just had a look at the new version of Xubuntu. I did this by
burning it to a USB stick and running from there. I have not
installed it.

My first impression is, what a disaster, but perhaps that is just me.
Has anyone else had a look yet? For a start the only way I found to
install some new software was via a terminal. So I installed synaptic
using that  and then used it to add other items. I could not get the
new software manager to find anything that was not already installed.
Again, perhaps it is just me.

My current version is 14.04 (I concentrate on the LTS versions) so
perhaps there have been lots of changes along the way that I have
missed.

I have also had a look at Mint Rosa Xfce version and that looks great.
So, has anyone had a go at version 16.04?

Just wondering,

Neil

palansh agarwal | 27 Apr 16:54 2016
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Internet working very slow on xubuntu 16.04

Hi all,

I have just installed xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot. While my internet works blazing fast in windows, it seems to be working too slow in xubuntu. Any help will be appreciated.

Regards
Palansh Agarwal
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<div>
<div>
<div>Hi all,<br><br>
</div>I have just installed xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot. While my internet works blazing fast in windows, it seems to be working too slow in xubuntu. Any help will be appreciated.<br><br>
</div>Regards<br>
</div>Palansh Agarwal<br>
</div></div>
janusz golab | 26 Apr 14:45 2016
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Newest kernels in 15.10 and 16.04

Hi,
 
I installed the latest 4.6 RC4 kernel from PPA kernel/mainline in Xubuntu 15.10 installation on my laptop. Believe it or not, save for 5 unspecified pop-up messages about unidentified system error right after login, everything works. All applications work about 30% faster, the system is using about 250MB RAM at idle, all program windows open instantly. Never had such an experience with any Ubuntu based distro. Also, the quality of video playback is better than in 15.10 - 4.2. My laptop is not overheating now, even under heavy load.
 
Please give me your advice on the security issues that should be addressed here - in the long run, would it be safe to continue like this?
 
Also, having seen this kind of speed and functional improvement, I wonder why would one really want to stay on kernel 4.4 until 2021? For me, the 16.04 LTS kernel is already obsolete, given my real life experience with 4.6 rc4 .
 
I would very much appreciate your help and insights,
 
Janusz
Thinkpad R500 (2009)
Intel core duo P5700 2.53 MHz, 6MB, 120GB SSD, 1TB HDD
<div><div>
<div>Hi,</div>

<div>&nbsp;</div>

<div>I installed the latest 4.6 RC4 kernel from PPA kernel/mainline in Xubuntu 15.10 installation on my laptop. Believe it or not, save for 5 unspecified pop-up messages about unidentified system error right after login, everything works. All applications work about 30% faster, the system is using about 250MB RAM at idle, all program windows open instantly. Never had such an experience with any Ubuntu based distro. Also, the quality of video playback is better than in 15.10 - 4.2. My laptop is not overheating now, even under heavy load.</div>

<div>&nbsp;</div>

<div>Please give me your advice on the security issues that should be addressed here - in the long run, would it be safe to continue like this?</div>

<div>&nbsp;</div>

<div>Also, having seen this kind of speed and functional improvement, I wonder why would one really want to stay on kernel 4.4 until 2021? For me, the 16.04 LTS kernel is already obsolete, given my real life experience with 4.6 rc4 .</div>

<div>&nbsp;</div>

<div>I would very much appreciate your help and insights,</div>

<div>&nbsp;</div>

<div>Janusz</div>

<div>Thinkpad R500 (2009)</div>

<div>Intel core duo P5700 2.53 MHz, 6MB, 120GB SSD, 1TB HDD</div>
</div></div>
MR ZenWiz | 26 Apr 02:34 2016
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THunar not using the right app to open files

I noticed recently on a couple of my machines running Xubuntu 14.04.4
that Thunar does not run the right app to handle a file.

I just downloaded an MP3, and when I double clicked on the file in
Thunar, it opened Audacity to play the file.

This would be ok with me, except I have the "open with" property set to VLC.

I believe this happened on my home desktop as well, where it attempted
to run something other than VLC to play an MP4 (brasero, maybe? I
don't recall).

Is it just me, or is the latest 14.04.4 Thunar (version 1.6.3) messed up?

This bleeds over into the command line, where xfce4-open also does the
same thing (probably because it is using the Thunar file associations
to decide what app to run).

This is a recent development - I don't recall seeing this happen
before last week.

Thanks.
MR


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