[xubuntu-users] 16.04 review and and 17.04 install notes

Giovani Barbosa giovani at dca.ufrn.br
Fri May 5 14:18:48 UTC 2017


Hi.
Same here: my Dropbox icon only works when running as root (sudo dropbox
start -i).


2017-05-03 13:11 GMT-03:00 Victor Forberger <vforberger at fastmail.fm>:

> Hi all,
>
> A recent review of Xubuntu 16.04 on older hardware is available at
>
> http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/eeepc-xerus.html
>
> And, I got my lenovo desktop up and running with Xubuntu 17.04. Power
> management issues from 16.10 and 16.04 are gone. Thanks.
>
> But, the system load monitor panel plugin (configured to show a red bar
> for CPU, green for memory, and yellow for swap) is not displaying
> correctly (plus, mouse-over no longer supplies readouts of CPU, memory,
> or swap usage). For a pic of the display problems, see
> https://linuxatty.wordpress.com/thesetup/.
>
> I am also having trouble with Dropbox not displaying properly (the red ΓΈ
> box in the panel). None of the recommended fixes -- see, e.g.,
> http://www.webupd8.org/2016/06/fix-dropbox-indicator-icon-
> and-menu-not.html
> -- work for me.
>
> Also, Xubuntu 16.04.2 on my laptop via Parallels is working great.
>
> - Victor
>
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