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deleted xfce accidently, is there a way to recover it without internet connection?

I'm running xubuntu, and removed xfce from the software manager (face palm) while trying to clear up space (I believe this is what I did since I cant find any trace of xfce in the terminal). At the ...
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Some icons/symbols in TeXstudio are missing

Just installed TeXstudio on Xubuntu 13.10 (the theme is Numix) and there are lots of icons/symbols missing. Is it rather related to TeXstudio or because of the the theme? If the latter, what do I ...
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How do I uninstall XFCE and other GUI in Ubuntu 12.04 server? [duplicate]

I'm very new to Linux. I thought having a GUI would be nice, but it is using too much RAM so I'd like to just use the regular terminal for now. I have Ubuntu 12.04 server with XFCE installed. How can ...
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Xfce - GUI for File Compression?

If I remember correctly, using Nautilus in Gnome, I could simply right-click on a file & select "compress". Now I am using Thunar in Xfce & I can't find how to simply compress files... I ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 boots to command line instead of GUI. How to get back GUI?

I have Xubuntu 13.04 on my desktop as a dual-boot system with XP. Installed it at first time two days ago and suddenly got this problem. Write my question from good old troubleproof Windows XP (long ...
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GUI for ubuntu server: xfce or xubuntu-desktop

I would like to install a desktop environment on my Ubuntu server 12.04. I like xubuntu-desktop as it is a light-weight one. But I'm confused between xubuntu-desktop and xfce. Can anyone tell me what ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 UI glitches [closed]

I'm having some strange problems with Thunderbird and Chrome in Xubuntu 12.04 XFCE 4.10 (installed from PPA). Some UI elements from both windows sometimes are drawn on each other, no matter which ...
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xfce / bash: gui elements in shell script

I have a minimal installation with xfce as the default window manager. Is it somehow possible to write a shell script with simple gui elements? Or do I to install something else (which I am reluctant ...
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Do I need a desktop to run a GUI?

I am setting up a light weight VM, following the guide in the Ubuntu Documentation What I want to be able to do is launch a GUI application. I don't need / want anything on the desktop. First I ...
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Stopping XFCE4 from starting up on boot on Ubuntu Server 10.04 [closed]

I installed xfce4 on my Ubuntu Server 10.04 based server to be able to use a GUI remotely through VNC. I installed it using the command sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop. However, after that, the ...