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1answer
554 views

My Ubuntu system doesn't shutdown. Stays in splash screen

I updated from Ubuntu 11.10, I had installed also XFCE on that version but mainly used Unity, after I upgraded to 12.04 when I shutdown it doesn't shutdown it remains in a XUbuntu splash screeen. I ...
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59 views

What is the equivalent of Window's autorun, startup folder, for Xfce, Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start applications at startup automatically in Unity? I need to start some programs after the desktop environment loads itself, what would be the equivalent of ...
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1answer
795 views

Add Unity 2d panel to XFCE

How to add Unity 2d panel to XFCE environment, but only Unity 2d panel, not the dash
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1answer
967 views

The dual-monitor settings ignored when using XFCE [duplicate]

I have two monitors and a ATI Radeon 5750 video adapter. Using ATI's catalyst control center I am able to configure the displays so that the desktop spans over the two monitors. The multi-desktop ...
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2answers
555 views

how can I prevent nautilus from running when I plug in a USB stick?

I run XFCE4 on Ubuntu 11.10. When I plug in a USB memory stick, I get two new windows popping up, both showing the contents of the memory stick. One is Thunar (which I want) and one is nautilus ...
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3answers
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What might cause a laptop to suddenly turn itself off while running Ubuntu, but not while running Windows?

A friend was complaining that her 3 year old Windows Vista install was taking "up to an hour" to become usable after booting, so I offered to take a look at it. There was a whole mess of stuff ...
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1answer
534 views

How can I lock Docky?

I set up Ubuntu with Docky and Xfce for my mother. But sometimes she accidentially removes Apps from Docky by letting them "drop" on the desktop. Is there a way to lock docky, so the programs can't ...
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1answer
3k views

title bar in xfce panel

I have a netbook with Ubuntu Oneiric (11.10) installed with XFCE. Due to the limited vertical space available, I would like to have the title bar for a maximized window appear in the xfce panel. I use ...
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2answers
801 views

Some programs looking very wrong

Some nautilus, empathy etc windows are having some lost graphic elements: But some apps such as Xfce Terminal still looks normal Is this because of some package missing? EDIT After sudo ...
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3answers
432 views

Opening Home Folder in XFCE changes the XFCE desktop to Gnome

I installed XFCE on Ubuntu 11.10. I already had gnome-shell installed as I was previously using gnome 'classic'. Now xfce works fine. But as soon as I open the Home Folder or any other folder for ...
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2answers
466 views

How to get GTK3 checkboxes in certain themes?

Xubuntu 11.10 introduces some GTK3 applications which don't play well with GTK2 themed apps. Base GTK3 theme is quite ugly, so I tried a couple of themes with both gtk2/3 components like "Elegant ...
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1answer
256 views

Where is my xfce in ubuntu11.10

I recently(now) installed xfce in ubuntu 11.10. I used: sudo apt-get install xfce4 It downloads 22mb approx. files. Then i restarted my pc, it asked my password. I didn't type my password. I ...
2
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1answer
510 views

Segmentation Fault and other issues after switching to XFCE

After switching to XFCE.. Many apps are segfaulting including VirtualBox and MonkeyStudio. Apps like Minitube give this warning Creating accessible with different object than the original ...
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1answer
2k views

Replace XFCE Power Manager with Gnome Power Manager

Is there a way to "swap-out" the existing XFCE power manager in a Xubuntu install with the more common GNOME power manager without breaking the install? Am having problems with the xfce power manager ...
2
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0answers
1k views

How do I install XFCE so I can choose it as the desktop environment at login? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I switch to Xubuntu? I am currently running the vanilla Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop. At first I liked the Unity desktop (the previous version I used was 10.04 LTS) ...
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4answers
4k views

Stop Nautilus managing my desktop (XFCE Desktop)

I recently replaced Unity on my 11.10 install with XFCE/Xubuntu. So far I have only one problem, which is pretty much identified and solved here: How to stop nautilus managing desktop in unity The ...
3
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0answers
14k views

How to install XFCE in Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I switch to Xubuntu? Any ideas how to install XFCE in 11.10? I don't want Unity or Gnome 3, but the xubuntu dektop seems to be not available in Ubuntu 11.10 ...
3
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1answer
223 views

Install GNOME without working internet connection

I switched to XFCE from GNOME, and then I deleted GNOME. Now that I have restarted my computer, XFCE will not start. I have tried re-installing GNOME using apt-get, but I am unable to connect to my ...
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1answer
11k views

How do I enable the globalmenu / appmenu on Xfce or LXDE?

I have tried various tricks I could find to install the global menu on Xfce and LXDE on the latest Oneiric, but nothing worked. Does anyone have an idea on how to do that? Thanks. Here's what I've ...
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1answer
2k views

Blurry Fonts in XFCE

Since my system was laggy in Gnome 3 i switched to XFCE, but now all the titlebar and menu fonts are blurry but the fonts in chromium seem normal. The Nvidia config tell that my refresh rate is 75Hz ...
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1answer
2k views

Replacing 11.10 gnome power manager with 11.04 or XFCE power manager

I am not too keen on the new 11.10 power manager control - there are less options I can tweak. Does anyone know how to replace the 11.10 gnome power manager/control with the one that comes with 11.04 ...
8
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3answers
9k views

How to set up transparent background in XFCE terminal?

I can't find the option to make the terminal background transparent :-( Any idea where can it be?
19
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2answers
21k views

How to set up keyboard layout switching and indication in Xubuntu?

I use 3 different languages (English, Czech and Russian) every day. I'd prefer to switch (preferably globally, I don't like per-window) between them with Left+Alt+Shift. I'd also like to see the ...