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Grey screen when Remote Desktop'ing, any help?

I installed xfce4 + xrdp. I then decided that I wanted the Unity Environment with sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop. I've restarted my VPS and now whenever I join I get:
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How to use three keyboard layouts in xfce4/xubuntu with fast switching of two of them

Community, I have the following question: I'm using three keyboard layouts - English, Russian and Ukrainian. There's no problem to use them in KDE - there is a "spare layout" option, where I have two ...
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Secondary screen rotation unavailable in Xubuntu

I have a laptop with Xubuntu 15.04. I want to use my old Samsung full-hd TV as a secondary portrait monitor. I connected it using HDMI and it works, but in Settings > Screen there's no option in the ...
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Why is khubd process using too much of my CPU?

analyzing the process manager I found that the khubd process uses more CPU than other processes all that are running. It uses at least 25% and even uses around 40%. Does anyone know what this process ...
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How to Install Xfce Desktop Environment from “xfce-4.6.1-src.tar.bz2”? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my other desktop PC which doesn't have internet connection. I wanted to install XFCE desktop environment on it so I have downloaded the file xfce-4.6.1-src.tar.bz2, ...
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How to setup Wacom Intuos CTH-480 button maping in UbuntuStudio 15.10 Xfce 4.2?

My system is UbuntuStudio 15.10, window manager is Xfce 4.2, not Gnome. I have a Wacom Intuos CTH-480, the pen work well in UbuntuStudio 15.10, it seems driver is working. But I don't know How to ...
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Select xfce4 desktop environment with autologin in Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

I am trying to select xfce desktop environment upon boot up with autologin enabled. I created a config file in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-myconfig.conf with the settings as below: [SeatDefaults] ...
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xfce4:When i try to enable the execute box It's not there .-

When i downloaded an .jar file an try'd to execute it a box pop'd up saying "the file has no permission to execute this file" so i right click and click on permission and in the permission box there ...
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GNOME (XFCE/Unity) doesn't start after update from 15.04 to 15.10

Today I updated my 15.04 Ubuntu to 15.10 from the Update Center. All was OK during the update process (no confirm dialogs or something else), but after restart of the system I saw a login screen, type ...
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find out all available gtk icon sizes

With gtk_icon_size_register () an app can register a new icon size, but how can I find out on the console, which icon sizes exist? I hope to be able to adjust icon-sizes of apps (in xfce4) that don't ...
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Palm detection not working in xfce on Ubuntu Studio 15.10

I tried to configure palm detection on xfce, like it worked fine in Ubuntu 15.04: TOUCHPAD_STRING="touchpad" TP=$(xinput --list --short | grep -i $TOUCHPAD_STRING | cut -f 1 | cut -d" " -f 5- | sed '...
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Screen mode switching painfully slow

Since the upgrade to 15.10 I noticed that screen modes switches take around 5 seconds (the screen is black then) When switching from console to XFCE desktop via Ctrl+Alt+F1 / Ctrl+Alt+F7 When ...
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Changing XFCE window layout

Is it possible to change the window manager to a layout like this? - Gnome Files The present one takes up too much screen estate, in my opinion. The attached image one is very simple and looks very ...
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Enable natural scrolling in xfce4

There is a setting to enable natural scrolling for my mouse, but It has no effect on my Touchpad. How can I enable natural scrolling?
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Remove gnome from Xubuntu

I tried out Gnome-shell on Xubuntu 15.10 by installing the meta-package "gnome". I didn't like it much, so I want to remove it again. I tried apt-get purge gnome && apt-get autoremove, but ...
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I can’t set proxy of google chrome in ubuntu with Xfce

I use the latest ubuntu trusty and install Xfce desktop for it.It's doesn't work in Xfce when I set a proxy using the following method,but It works when I log out and login in unity and It‘s still ...
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Sublime is killed when logging out from ubuntu

When I'm logging out from xubuntu 14.04 sublime text 3 is killed. Don't know why. I thinks some process is killed, which is parent to sublime. Other text editors is'nt killed (Mousepad for example). ...
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Strange window focus bug in Ubuntu 12.04 and Xubuntu 14.04

My friend has a very strange problem that has persisted across an OS reinstall from Ubuntu 12.04 to Xubuntu 14.04. On occasion, it seems as though a window will at random capture focus, and all ...
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Find default desktop directory

Years ago, we had a sysadmin who set up the default install so that all users start out with trash, their home folder, and some application launchers on their desktop. I'm currently in the process of ...
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Thunar 1.6.6 Crashing When Moving .docx File

For some reason, when I use my mouse to move .docx files in Thunar in Xubuntu 15.04, it crashes. I was once got a popup saying there was an I/O error. Any idea how to fix this? Thanks.
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HDMI+Acer Aspire 5536 running xUbuntu = nothing

I'm trying to hook up my old laptop to my TV using an HDMI cable but it just won't output anything on the TV or the Display part of Settings. I've tried rebooting it with the cable in and out, tried ...
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XUbuntu 15 Blank Screen Before Login

there! I'm new in using Linux as desktop, and my XUbuntu starts with a blank ( not black! )screen. Depending of the monitor, it's a color between white and grey. So, in order to see the login dialog, ...
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GDM fails to launch xfwm4, but lightdm succeeds?

I use GDM and usually run an XFCE4 session. Suddenyl, if I attempt to boot in using GDM, the following symptoms appear> 1) the GDM background does not go away 2) windows from two applications (remains ...
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Bind “Super (Win) Key” release event (not press) in XFCE

Is there a way to set up button-up events in Xfce? I see several posts unanswered regarding this topic. The thing is, the topics are one year old. Isn't there any moving? No one ever answered the ...
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arrange windows by script

I'm using my laptop in different configurations. Sometimes i'm using only laptop, with LVDS1 output. Sometimes i've one monitor(DP1) on right of LVDS. Sometimes on left. Sometimes i have two monitors(...
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Cycling windows - ugly apps icons [closed]

How to change these icons? There aren't the same as those of the installed package (Numix) If you can't change them how to hide them? Thanks.
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Skype weird color theme

After I did a clean install of Skype 4.3 on my new Ubuntu 14.04LTS + XFCE4, I got skype looking "black and white" like that: Skype Black-And-White window I've never seen such Skype color theme before....
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Why are some parts of my XFCE displaying the wrong font?

Notice my terminator window title bar, then see the chromium tabs, and the top panel fonts (also terminator internal title bar font). I would very much like to have the panel, chromium and terminator ...
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Tearing only in Google Chrome

I am using Xubuntu 15.04 and GeForce GT 630. Also I am using this hack https://github.com/chjj/compton/wiki/vsync-guide (last point) and nvidia drivers 355.11 to prevent tearing in Xfce. Everything ...
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Changing the desktop to Xfce 4.10 temporarily/permanently

I installed xfce 4.10 in ubuntu 14.04. Could anyone please let me know how to restart with Xubuntu like desktop. I tried xfwm4 --replace. But with that all my taskbar disappeared with very few ...
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Chrome doesn't read window manager config in XFCE

When I launch Chrome in Mate it will read the window manager config and behave accordingly, meaning when it draws it's own window border it will honor the window button order and focus-follows-mouse ...
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Pulseaudio with locked channels don't work so well with media keys

I got pulseaudio set to lock left and right channel together on the output device, but if I change volume with my media keys rapidly, the channels go out of sync, leaving one louder than the other. Is ...
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Why don't I get the latest Ubuntu for Unity

So I installed unity earlier and I checked my version of Ubuntu I only have 12.04 I reinstall u Ubuntu with unity again and I still have 12.04. Why can't I get 14.04? I was able to get 14.04 on xfce4.
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when i tried to open my steam profile on xfce4 crouton it crashed and gave me a black screen with the cursor

what the title says, when i clicked my profile xfce4 crouton crashed and i had to turn off then turn on again and when i tried to reenter it gave me this: Entering /usr/local/chroots/precise... /usr/...
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Xubuntu - shortcut for magnifying screen [duplicate]

I started using Xubuntu a few weeks ago, and I'm annoyed with a strange behaviour : when I accidentally type a certain keyboard shortcut (yet to be determined), my screen shifts to a "magnified" mode (...
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Xfce Session: Asks for my password as I use Software Center

As I attempt to install GIMP via the Software Center, I get an issue prompting for my password that is usual when installing things from the Center. But my password does not work with this and I know ...
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Chromebook xfce4 Chrome OS removal

So i just recently got Xfce4 onto my acer c720 chromebook and im wondering if there's any way to remove chrome os and use xfce only. Any ideas? i have a terabyte external. Im also kind of new to doing ...
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What should I do to stop the 'gray' screen when using xrdp?

So far, here are the steps I've taken: In a fully-updated 14.04 (as super user) sudo apt-get install xrdp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xfce4 echo xfce4-session >~/.xsession sudo service ...
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Broken dependencies: console-setup-linux, initramfs-tools. Xubuntu

Linux newbie and as yet still unproductive dunce. I ran the terminal commands here and now have these broken dependencies: console-setup-linux and initramfs-tools. Those commands must have been ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Software Updater not finding any updates? [duplicate]

recently installed Xubuntu, and upgraded to 14.04 earlier today. When I use Software Updater to search for updates it tells me there are no updates available. Here's what I did in terminal: sudo -i ...
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How to switch back to Ubuntu-desktop and Unity from Xubuntu-desktop and Xfce4

I'm having some weird issues. I'll try to explain everything I've done in the order that I've done them. 1) I performed a routine update last week on my Ubuntu 14.04.03 system. I was using Unity at ...
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XFCE Missing running app buttons

I've installed xfce4 on Ubuntu, the running app is disappeared on the panel? Look like this: Google Chrome, Terminal don't show on the bottom panel. Please help!
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Change color scheme for xfce4 terminal manually

I want to bind a shortcut to change my solarized color schemes (dark and light). For this purpose I need to know a command for terminal to change its color scheme, but I haven't found such one and I ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 not using all Numix icons

My problem involves a few application icons that won't use the numix-circle-icons package for their app icons when active. When browsing the application manager, I can view the numix icons fine, but ...
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acpi ppc probe failed - how to hide this message? [duplicate]

I read other topics about this error: acpi ppc probe failed But I haven't found a solution how to turn it off. Can ignore it - I know, but I don't want it to display at startup. Console distorts ...
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Unable to add xfce theme from Downloads to Themes

So im having issues with moving a theme from my downloads folder to the Themes folder. Its through /usr/share/themes When i try to move it, i get "Permission Denied", ive also tried through Sudo and ...
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User Permissions on remote XFCE4 session

I've looked around a lot and haven't been able to find an answer to this issue. I was having a lot of Thunar related errors being thrown in my remote FXCE4 session, so I reinstalled Thunar to fix a ...
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XFCE4-Panel Won't Start

I'm having problems with XFCE4 and getting XFCE4-Panel to load. I receive the following error when trying to load it: Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":20.0". xfce4-panel: Failed to ...
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Restoring xfce4-power-manager to default settings

After unchecking "Handle display power management" in Xfce Power Manager, the system locked up. (I was troubleshooting an issue with the laptop where it would lock up upon the display turning off.) ...
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My laptop touchpad stops working

I'm new to the forum and to Ubuntu SO. I've installed it two months ago for the first time with xfce4 desktop environment. I'm sure the first days the touchpad was working, then I started using an ...