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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 ...
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Compiz on XFCE - I can't login now

I have a dual monitor setup. I just got an ATI Raden HD 5450 card. I was following a tutorial and I ended up opening my XFCE Settings Manager and adding compiz --replace ccp as a startup application. ...
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How can I make keyboard shortcuts register on key release, rather than on key press?

I want to have shortcuts like in Windows; Super opens the start menu, Super+S opens a search window, Super+E opens Thunar, etc. I know how to set keyboard shortcuts, but when I set Super to open ...
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Missing shorcuts newly installed applications Xubuntu 14.04

I just installed Xubuntu 14.04 Desktop then installed Boot-Repair and Grub Customizer I don't see their shortcuts in menu. So what am I missing? A lil bit detail: Application shortcuts exists in /...
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Troubleshooting layout switching in Ubuntu Studio 15.04

After some experiments to enable Alt+Shift for layout switching on freshly installed Ubuntu Studio 15.04, the layout switch stopped to work at all. The language indicator changes if I switch by ...
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xfdesktop doesn't work properly (right click, icons on desktop, and etc) when using font terminus (Xubuntu (with XFCE)

I spent some time really setting up my desktop how I like it and I really love the font terminus. But when I use it on either appearance or window manager (and or the tweaks application) after ...
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Boot “hangs” when NVIDIA binary driver is installed

THE BACKGROUND Installed a fresh version of Xubuntu 15.04 and started up a game (Team Fortress 2), to my surprise it ran horribly even though I have a GTX 970. My system apparently recognized the ...
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G-keys on Corsair K30 keyboard

I recently purchased a brand spanking new Corsair K30 keyboard, and excitedly I decide to plug it into my Xubuntu home PC, and it works like a charm. Well, other than two main things which really ...
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How to lock the screen in XFCE?

How do I lock the screen in XFCE? I mean I have xflock4 enabled to Ctrl+Alt+BackSpace combination but that locks/mutes it all including running applications like music players. When I click Lock ...
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USB recognition of external device

I'm running trusty xfce 14.4 on a Samsung Chromebook 2 basically i want to update an external device (UE boom portable speaker) via wine (the updater program for the speaker is only supported by ...
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Terminal blank in xrdp to xfce4 desktop

I am using Remmina from my laptop (14.04) to access my home computer (14.04) running xrdp. I installed xfce4 to be the remote desktop and, mostly, it appears to be working well. However when I bring ...
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Scaled up Chrome window

Since a few months I have a problem with Chrome browser. It always worked perfect but one day I turned Chrome on and it appeared like rescaled up. The window and interface became huge, interface icons ...