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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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Enable sound for PXE Boot Client

I'm trying to follow the instruction here https://communities.vmware.com/thread/390022?start=30&tstart=0 to create a PXE boot client over PXE Server I'm able to deploy the server and the client is ...
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Xubuntu Resume from Suspend issues Display Manager

First time giving Xfce desktop environment a try and loving it. I have it on an HP-Mini 110 1125nr, with Atom 1.6Ghz processor 2Gb RAM and 120Gb SSD. This machine has never been so smooth!! However, ...
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Difference between installing Xfce4 and Xubuntu-desktop?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu. I like Unity but when I'm doing "heavier" stuff, I like the speed of Xfce. I know there's other flavours such as Xubuntu that I could install, but I've noticed that ...
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ALT-F3, ALT-F2 doesn't show important applications and files. How to index Xfce/Xubuntu Settings Manager in xfce4-appfinder?

When searching with Alt-F2 or Alt-F3 (that is with xfce4-appfinder) there is no access to the very numerous, important and very often used contents of Settings Manager. It can find Settings ...
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I'm having trouble switching from xfce to gnome [closed]

I've installed gnome-session, gnome-shell-extensions, gnome-shell, and gdm. Gdm replaced mdm when I installed (mdm was removed at installation of gdm) When I'm at the login screen, if I select a gnome ...
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xfce4-notes doesn't start

I love that software, I used to point down everything there, now for some reason it doesn't even start. I try on terminal: xfce4-notes $ but nothing pops up... and it doesn't show any erros too. Some ...
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xubuntu: color problem after upgrading to 14.10

I just upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10. The process went smoothly, no event. But afterwards, no matter which theme I choose, dark colors (black, etc) becomes shades of purple, as if some kind of palette ...
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Handling laptops with docking stations on XFCE

Anyone here running a setup in which they use a laptop + docking station setup for XFCE? At work, I plug/unplug from multi-monitor setups all the time and on unity I didnt have an issue (Radeon ...
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Takeover Session on Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE (Xubuntu 14.04) Using FreeNX server (with OpenNX client)

I have previously used FreeNX server and OpenNX client with Ubuntu/GNOME and was able to 'Takeover' the existing GNOME session running locally. I am trying to achieve the same thing with ...
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Chromium “Always on Visible Workspace”

I am on Xfce4 and use several wokrspaces as well as two monitors. And I often use "Always on Visible Workspace" option from window menu summoned from titlebar. But Chromium does not have a title bar ...
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How to put task switcher on only one monitor (xfce)

I would like to put task switcher only on first monitor, not on all. I use configuration where second monitor (VGA) is on the right of first one (LVDS). Task switcher ivoked by alt-tab is on both ...
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hibernate doesn't work xubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I cannot get my laptop to hibernate. This gets asked a lot here and I have tried many of the solutions to no avail. When I use sudo pm-hibernate, not much happens. the screen goes black for a quarter ...
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Thunar freezes when using keyboard shortcuts

Xubuntu 14.04 I have noticed an odd problem which must have started in the last few days. When navigate with (vanilla) keyboard shortcuts, Thunar starts to freeze. My steps for reproduction are: ...
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Xfce settings manager crashing

Running an up to date Ubuntu Studio distro with Xfce 4.8, every time I try to open the settings manager nothing seems to happen. Running xfce4_settings_manager from terminal returns ...
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Problem with sound volume with xfce on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I find that when I mute or set the volume to zero using the mixer control in the top xfce4-panel, I cannot raise the volume again. It remains silent until I sign out and sign back in again using the ...
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XFCE notifications are covered by fullscreen

I just install Xubuntu 14.10 and my notifications are not visible when i go into fullscreen mode in Chrome or VLC or anything else. I found some threads about this, but they were from 2009! I don't ...
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Mouse scroll slow, settings not present (Ubuntu 14.04, hyper-v, xfce4, xrdp)

Please pardon my inexperience with Linux and related packages. I am very new to such systems. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a Windows Hyper-V virtual machine (VM). For a VM on a Windows host, ...
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Remove text from active windows in panel

How do I make the xfce windows opened in panel to show only icon like in windows 8? That way I can have a vertica panel as shown in picture.
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Revert XFCE Login Screen To Unity

I have XFCE installed on 14.10 and I wanted to revert the login screen to the Unity one. I have KDE,LXDE,Unity and XFCE.
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Make Unity my default DE [duplicate]

Am using Ubuntu Studio running xfce DE, I also have Unity installed, how do I make it my default DE. am new to Ubuntu.
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Xubuntu: Ignores my function key bindings until I reset them

I bind function keys to workspaces (using Settings -> Window Manager -> Keyboard), overriding the default of using Ctrl+F[N]. However, when I reboot and login, these bindings are ignored. When I look ...
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Avoid double menubar in GNOME globalpanel running under Xfce

I've been enjoying globalmenu with XFCE in ubuntu 12.04 for years. Xfce doesn't have a globalmenu but what I do is that: 1- Install gnome fallback - classic and setup the globalmenu applet. 2- In xfce ...
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What are image viewer in linux that supports webp image fogmat?

Is there any way to see webp foto from thunar with XFCE DE? There was a similar question, but it was about nautilus. Then to get webp thumbs a tumbler (the Xfce thumbnailing service) must support, ...
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Gnome together with XFCE on Ubuntu and xfce is not working

I had some problem (that one with language switch shortcuts) on Gnome and decided to try Xfce on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit. I installed it and then... nothing. Just while loading and signing in ...
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Xubuntu screen won't lock via X2Go

I've installed Xubuntu 14.10 and set the boot mode in Grub to text only, as I primarily interact with this machine with SSH over the Internet or with X2Go. When I press the screen lock icon, nothing ...
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execute shell script from desktop in xfce

At first I just made a link to the .sh file on my desktop which failed to execute by double click. Then I've read about .desktop files and made one still to no avail. The program I want to run is a ...
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Desktop background goes crazy at startup

Why does my Xubuntu desktop background looks like this at startup? It happens for a few seconds and then displays a normal background image. The issue began after I switched the graphics card ...
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(X)Ubuntu some graphics only render on 2/3 of screen

Short On Xubuntu 14.04 running on a Inspiron i3531-1200BK laptop , the xfce log-in screen only renders 2/3s of the screen, but issue is not present for xfce desktop after logging in. Issue also ...
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Computer crashed during updates - How do I figure out what packages I lost?

My host OS crashed while my Xubuntu VM was updating things. After restarting and loading up the VM, I was greeted with a blank grey desktop and nothing to click on. Luckily, I could still get to a ...
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Xfce4 panel not responding to mouse(touch pad) clicks

That is the gist of it; basically I can no longer click (LMB or RMB) on a tab to access a window, nor can I click on an item on the right of the xfce panel. The only way to change windows is by ...
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keyboard stops working

I am running ubuntu studio 14.04 (xfce) and sometimes my keyboard just stops working, this includes the ability to bring up the log out menu with the start button. I believe I have experienced the ...
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Desktop Background Folder won't save with existing setting

I'm having a problem with Settings Manager -> Desktop -> Backgrounds. I originally set Folder to Backgrounds Hiking for each of two monitors (in a 4 workspace configuration and Apply to all ...
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GUI to mount disk images (iso, etc) in Xubuntu?

Given that something like Furius ISO Mount installs Nautilus and other stuff in Xfce, what would be more recommendable in Xubuntu? It seems that a such application must have some level of integration ...
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Starting a script in a Desktop icon

I have the following .desktop file on my Desktop: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Robomongo Comment=Launch Robomongo Exec=/usr/local/robomongo-0.8.4-i386/bin/robomongo.sh ...
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Xfce on Xubuntu issues with WINE

I am having a heck of a time getting WINE to work correctly in Xfce on Xubuntu. I need to use Photoshop CS, thus need to use WINE, but VM's are not an option as it's a pain to manage files back and ...
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Thunar custom action to open terminal as root

How to edit the custom action that would open a root Terminal in a given folder? Here it says to use gksu terminal here to add gksu “xfce4-terminal –default-working-directory=%f” But they don't ...
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What is the best way of monitoring GPU temperature in Xubuntu 14.04 when using the OpenSource driver?

I had a severe problem with GPU temperature in 12.04 and even later, and even if that seems gone in 14.04, I want to keep an eye on my GPU. Is there a program that would display that, in the ...
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can't get back into ubuntu 14.04 LTS/xfce4 after x.org update - known conflict x.org & xbmc

i'm sorry to report, i'm afraid i have inadvertently bork'd my ubuntu install up, pretty good this time. i cannot even get back in to alter or delete anything that might be causing the problem - it ...
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How do I uninstall Xubuntu? [duplicate]

My Nan was originally on Windows XP so I changed it to Ubuntu. She had problems using it so I changed it to Xubuntu (as I could make it look similar to Windows and she woul d find it easier to use. ...
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XRDP session disable screenlets

I recently began using screenlets in my local xsession which is the default unity environment. Now I'm also using XRDP for remote sessions on same user account, but unlike in local, the remote ...
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Is it possible to use the Unity Dash search features in a different enviornment, such as XFCE? [duplicate]

I have been using the Unity environment on Ubuntu, and although I enjoy the Unity Dash search feature, I want to move away from Unity to the XFCE environment. Is it possible to have the same sort of ...
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Uninstalling Xubuntu and returning to Ubuntu

Using 14.04 I'm having a problem removing Xubuntu, so I can return to regular Ubuntu. I tried removing: sudo apt-get remove abiword abiword-common abiword-plugin-grammar abiword-plugin-mathview ...
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How do I remove an xfce4-panel bar without using the properties window?

I kinda messed something up, long story short: one of the bars of the xfce4-panel covers up the settings window, so I can't remove the bar using the properties window. I can fully use the xfce4-panel, ...
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Switch to xubuntu-desktop from unity show to input icon on the toolbar

To connect to ubuntu 14.04 from windows 7 using xmanager, I installed xubuntu-desktop using sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop, but when login into xubuntu-desktop, two input method icon were shown ...
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Remove messaging icon from indicator plugin xfce panel Xubuntu 14.04

Some people don't like an email indicator on the systray (like me) and some applications don't give you this option.
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Removing Xubuntu from Ubuntu 14.04

I've been a Ubuntu user for the past few months now, dual booting between Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my Laptop, and always trying to learn new things with Ubuntu, and I learned that it's possible to ...
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volume and brightness keys not working: xfce

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when I was working with Unity, everything was fine but then i switched of xfce and now the keyboard shortcuts for brightness and volume control are not working. ...
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How can I disable the automatic edge flip when dragging a window to the left/right edge?

In Xubuntu, when using only one desktop, dragging windows to the left/right edge scales the windows to the left/right half of the desktop. However, when using multiple desktops this does not work ...
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How to lock option in xfce-settings-editor?

I just can't tick lock option. Nothing happens. And type field is greyed. If I run it as root - the same bug occurs.