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Disabling touchpad when desktop starts

I would like to turn my touchpad off when my desktop starts. How can I do that? I already found that the following script outputs 14: xinput list | grep -Eo 'TouchPad\s*id\=[0-9]{1,2}' | grep -Eo ...
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How can I make windows go fullscreen when snapping to the top of the screen in xfce?

You know how in unity when you grab a window and snap it to the top of the screen it will go fullscreen? Im currently using xubuntu but when I snap the window to the top it will just fill the top half ...
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Trusty Tahr 14.04 upgrade restart no XFCE desktop fatal IO error 11

Upgraded to Trusty today, but restart leaves me with a background graphic and no desktop. I have restarted with the alternate version and run dpkg and dpgk-reconfigure -a -u --force and still do not ...
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No sound ARM Samsung Chromebook Ubuntu 12.04 using Crouton

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 with xfce on my ARM Samsung Chromebook 3 using Crouton. The sound is not working however. When I try to configure the sound using GStreamer I get "GStreamer was unable to ...
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Xfce top panel indicator problem

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit The output of xfce4-about is xfce4-about-Message: No vendor information found in "/usr/share/xfce4/vendorinfo However I believe I'm using 4.12 but... ...
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Orage Calendar on Xfce/unbuntu

When scheduling a yearly event using the Orage calendar on the Xfce desktop, what are the steps to follow under the Recurrence tab? When setting a yearly birthday or holiday, after checking advanced ...
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Thunar command line options

Are there any command line options that can launch Thunar with different display options for that instance? I sometimes want Thunar to use the directory tree sidebar view instead of the usual ...
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Ubuntu keeps enabling panning and tracking for dual monitor setup

I have two monitors connected to my box (nvidia graphics with proprietary driver). Everything was fine until I updated to saucy (not using default ubuntu desktop but xfce). After the update the ...
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How can I hide a single appliction in the xfce taskbar?

Cisco's Anyconnect - when running - has both an icon in the tray and in the taskbar. The tray icon as everything that I need and therefore I'd like to not have the Anyconnect client show up in the ...
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install xfce unable to fetch 503 service unavailable

I'm trying to install ubuntu with crouton and sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -t xfce on my samsung chromebook, I've done it already two times before and it worked well but I had some problems so I ...
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xfce4 boots into an xterm-like environment

Most probably after a forced reboot, whenever I load xfce4 on my Ubuntu 13.04 I get this environment that looks like a buffed-up xterm, where I have an invisible mouse cursor: when I move around I ...
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ARM chromebook crouton xfce precise. one too many desktops

Running crouton xfce precise on ARM chromebook. I seem to have set up 2 chroots. when using the ctrl/alt/shift/back key combo I cycle through chrome desktop, then 2 xfce/ubuntu desktops. the one i ...
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Mapping XFCE4/xRDP sessions to users

I have Ubuntu 13.10 with Xubuntu Desktop - XFCE4. I'm trying to use XDRP to allow MS Windows users to login to the machine with their own user. I've been a lot around the houses with this! I've ...
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13.10, second monitor: how do I make the “Display: HDMI1” box go away?

I've got a new laptop on which I've installed 13.10 and I use XFCE as my desktop. I want to use the laptop with an external monitor, and that works fine, mostly. However, when I use the "Display" ...
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Up arrow unresponsive in XUbuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend

In XUbuntu 12.04 I'm facing an issue where (occasionally) the keyboard lay-out is changed after resuming from suspend to RAM. As this only happens sporadically, I haven't figured out what causes it ...
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Shadows won't disable Xubuntu 12.04

I am currently running Xubuntu 12.04. I dislike the menu and window drop shadows, therefore I went to Window Manager Tweaks, then navigated to the Compositor tab. Inside the compositor tab, I ...
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How to resize windows exactly in XFCE?

I was wondering if, in XFCE (my laptop is older and Unity is slow) it is possible to resize windows to exact pixel amounts? e.g. Let's say I want a 501x504px window. Is this possible? Even if the ...
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Dragging and resizing shortcuts in XFCE

I use Xubuntu 12.04, and since I am on a laptop, I try to save on screen estate by using a minimalistic window theme I found here : http://kira28.deviantart.com/art/Xfwm4-theme-TillSummer-366057630 ...
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Problems with the network

I have an Acer c720 Chromebook that I just put Ubuntu precise, xfce4 on. It tells me that "networking is disabled" on the icon, when I click the icon it tells me "networkmanager is not running". The ...
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How to start xfce4 session inside upstart user session?

I would like to use a upstart user session to run some jobs under user control. My machine has mythbuntu installed which means I have lightdm which starts an xfce4-session. How should I replace my ...
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Xubuntu 12.4 does not save any desktop settings

This is getting annoying that my XFCE desktop on a Xubuntu 12.4 fresh installation does not store any of my desktop modification to its settings , for example I've added Keyboard Layout widget to the ...
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How do I show memory use graphically in the Xfce panel?

Xubuntu has a nice way of showing network data flow in the panel; put the Network Monitor in the panel and choose the network interface. I know that Gnome has a similar feature in its System Monitor ...
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Recover files deleted while using Xfce

I have moved some files to the trash and I emptied the trash. I would like to recover the files. I am running Xfce. I have tried to search in my system with find and locate for the files, without any ...
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How Thunar know that my localized “Pobrane” is “Download” directory

I have Xubuntu instaled (with XFce) and I have custom icon for "Pobrane" (and. Download) and that folder have always is my destination for download (in web browser for instance). How Ubuntu/Xubuntu ...
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eog does not recognize .png file format and many icons are gone

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and XFCE desktop on a PC with nVidia graphics card. I ran into Segmentation fault during a Ubuntu update process. An very inconvenient consequence is that .png files cannot be ...
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Is there a setting that makes all windows pop up in a specific display in XFCE?

I'm currently using dual monitors in XFCE. I have the position of the screens set up just fine, but when I open new applications, they always show up on the screen that's on the left. (Which is my ...
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Why “stuck on render ring” with XFCE but not Unity? [closed]

Recently I started testing XFCE. I really like it, but often when I resize windows with my graphic tablet (ALT + right click drag), the system totally freezes. Not even the Caps Lock light changes ...
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Ubuntu Chromium sometimes doesn't load pages

This is my Chromium version string: 32.0.1700.107 (Developer Build 32.0.1700.107-0ubuntu0.13.10.1~20140204.972.1) Ubuntu 13.10 I am having issues with pages loading. Immediately after opening the ...
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Xubuntu menu bar disappeared after unplugging external monitor

I've searched for something similar to this problem and I didn't find it. I apologise if it's a duplicate. I'm trying Xubuntu installed ontop of my Ubuntu 13.10. I've been trying to connect an ...
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How can I fix xfdesktop4 unmet dependencies error? [duplicate]

Why can't I install the Meta-package for the Xfce Lightweight Desktop Environment? I get this error message: Using Ubuntu Software Center, try to install xfdestop4 and get this error: The following ...
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xubuntu no workspaces

I removed xubuntu top panel by mistake, and then restored it using this answer, but now I can't see workspaces, tried to add them from settings, didn't work. I'm on xubuntu 13.10 64 bit xfce 4.11
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Two instances of Conky keeps flickering

I would like to have two instances of conky running om my screen (possibly three later on) as I would like to show statistics from my two Raspberry Pi's. I'm running Xubuntu/XFCE4 by the way :) I ...
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Unable to disable Session restore on xubuntu 12.04

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 with the xfce 4.10 ppa, and since updating xfce I can not disable the automatic session restore. I have disabled the relevant options in 'Session and Startup', but it makes ...
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Getting a Global Menu on Xubuntu 13.10

How do I get a true global menu on Xubuntu or Ubuntu/Gnome 3 Classic 13.10? I don't want the Unity autohiding menu, just a horizontal global menu that lives in a toolbar on top of the screen. I know ...
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Xubuntu Brightness not working

I am trying to gain the ability to change the brightness on my Toshiba Satellite laptop running Xubuntu. I have xbacklight, and am running xfce4-power-manager with the --no-daemon flag. It's not ...
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Fix Workspaces in XFCE with Multiple Monitors

I recently install XFCE, and got dual monitors working by installing the AMD Catalyst drivers. Now I have one workspace per monitor. When dragging windows from one monitor to another, they are instead ...
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Is it possible to have, at the same time, Unity notifications in Unity and XFCE notifications in XFCE?

If one has both Unity and XFCE desktop environments installed in Ubuntu, is it possible (and how) to have them work correctly without one of them taking the place of the other? I want to have Unity's ...
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Remove xfce4 desktop

My computer is overheating cuz there's many desktop environments, MATE, Cinnamon and xfce4. Now i've to uninstall them, Cinnamon and MATE uninstalled successfully. But xfce4 failed: sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - help for sound under Unity, silence under XFCE4

I have an ubuntu 12.04 install - if I login with a default (Unity) Desktop session sound has always worked out of the box. I installed XFCE4 and I;m really happy with it but for the fact that there's ...
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Why does Abiword crash or behave oddly on Xubuntu?

After spending hours composing a document on AbiWord it suddenly, for no apparent reason, said it needed to close and I lost all my work. Is this a common AbiWord problem, Linux problem or other? ...
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Permanently delete the feature “save session” Xubuntu 13.10

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 with xfce4-panel 4.10.1 and my sessions keeps getting saved involuntarily. I'm well aware that this is a bug so I'd like to ask if anyone knows a workaround to permanently ...
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Mouse wheel won't scroll 100% of the time in file system [closed]

I'm running XFCE Desktop Environment, with the default Window Manager and am using Nemo File Manager. I love everything about this setup, except one thing: I can't scroll through my files like I ...
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Desktop region is limited on Xubuntu

I'm using three display setup and Xubuntu 13.10. The useful region of desktops are limited. I can't place icons beyond some region in the center of the screen. Please see the screenshot of my ...
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Adding custom keyboard layout to Xubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to add workman-p layout to xubuntu. It comes with several otions to install. There are files for xorg, xmodmap, and *.kmap files. From this article I found out that you need to add ...
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Will KDE and GTK compatible software work in Xubuntu (xcfe)?

In the software center, there are so many softwares with needs KDE or this is GTK comaptible. Can this software work in Xubuntu xcfe?
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xfce made eclipse look weird

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and installed XFCE 4.10. Ever since then Eclipse looks pretty much unusable as you can see below I cannot even see the filenames of the tabs I have open because they are so ...
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Locate mouse helper in Xubuntu for visually impaired

I can't find a locate pointer feature (anymore) in Xubuntu. Is there an Xubuntu 13.10 (XFCE) alternative for the Show Mouse Accessibility CCSM plugin for ubuntu? My mother is slightly visually ...
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How to install ubuntu on HP Chromebook 14

I have a HP Chromebook 14 that I just installed linux on. I am completely unfamiliar with linux and how to install the packages I need. I want to run iTunes and other .exe programs. Currently I have ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 new app windows open with buttons at top of frame concealed

In Xubuntu 13.10, many apps, such as Bluefish, Calibre and Firefox, when launched put their window off-kilter, high and to the right, so the top of the window's frame is concealed. Pressing ...
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Xubutu, right click so slow

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I'm running Xfce4 version 4.10, Thunar version 1.6.3 If you right click on the desktop, the menu might never show up, if you right click in Thunar, you'll have to wait ...