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File manager's column “Date Modified” doesn't show time?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. In the File Manager, the Date Modified column doesn't show the modification time. How can I make it display the time, along with the date?
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How to clean up windows in Chromium

I've been experimenting with Xubuntu and I noticed something a little strange when using Chromium. Due to Chromium's unique "tab" feature, you essentially have a duplicate title bar that uses extra ...
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Package download problem

Whenever I try to install the vim package the following error appears. What should I do? Failed to fetch http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/v/vim/vim-runtime_7.3.547-4ubuntu1.1_all.deb ...
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Resolution changes when using switch

So, the "real" resolution of my monitor is 1024x768. That's what I'd use on my docked Windows laptop, and what I'd use on my Xubuntu desktop connected directly. When I connect a switch, to switch ...
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Weird graphical glitches with Xubuntu 14.04 including folder icons disappearing on mouseover

I’ve just installed the above version on my ailing Dell Dimension tower PC - great to be able to get it up and running again... The only thing is that there seems to be a strange graphics issue - ...
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Blue Selection line appears in screenshots after installing MATE

So, I have Xubuntu installed with the default screenshotting program. Which is generically called "Take Screenshot". When selecting the "Selected Area" method MATE seems to have a different ...
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Skype 4.3 Core dump

Xubuntu 14.04new install Skype 4.2 does not sign in anymore. Skype 4.3 does not start. crashes with the following: username@sempron:~/Downloads$ gdb skype GNU gdb (Ubuntu 7.7-0ubuntu3.1) 7.7 ...
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Ubuntu/Xubuntu install crashes when trying to add partition [SOLVED]

It was a problem with the specific hard drive I was using. I put in a another one and it works perfectly fine. I just got a new hard drive and I want to put linux on it, but i cant install it due to ...
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Parallels Xubuntu14.04 resolution always 800*600

I install Parallels tools and reboot the machine,but the resolution is still 800*600. No xorg.config.[dataString] found.
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File/directory compare with right click in Thunar / Xubuntu

I would like to be able to compare files or directories by multiple-selecting them and then right clicking (for example, if there was a "compare" option in the context menu). On Ubuntu with Nautilus, ...
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YouTube looks broken, shows messed-up screen (see picture)

I just installed the latest xubuntu. You tube looks broke like in the picture: Having problems with other features on other sites. Is this a frame rate issue?
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Trouble downloading Adobe Reader in Xubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I been trying to install adobe reader from Synaptic Package Manager but I keep getting a error message. Are any of you experiencing the same error or bug? I even tried downloading it from the Terminal ...
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How to install elementary-xfce theme

i am trying to make xubuntu 14.04 to look like elementary os. I have found this repo https://github.com/shimmerproject/elementary-xfce, but have no idea how to actually apply this theme to my system. ...
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'Activate element with one click' setting does not work

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04.1 Although I set the option 'Activate element with one click' in xfce4-settings-manager / File manager settings / Behavior dialogue I still need to use double click on the ...
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How to install Gala on Xubuntu 14.04?

I tried to install Gala window manager (the windows manager of Elementary OS) on Xubuntu 14.04 as described for example here, but seems like there is an unmet dependency. The error is The following ...
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vgaswitcheroo in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a hybrid graphics system and I’ve been trying to make my discrete ati graphics card to work but I was never able to. I've tried installing fglrx but noticed that there is a bug in my case so I ...
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xubuntu 14.04 desktop hiccups after resuming from suspend

After resuming the system from suspend, the desktop freezes for 2 seconds every couple of seconds. The sound works fine with no hiccups, this only concerns the visuals. The system does not crash or ...
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after do-dist-upgrade i have some problems on my xubuntu

Hello guys some weeks ago i did an do-dist-upgrade a virtualbox machine, and now i cant login correctly without getting stuck on logs screens, worst with reboot and shutdown ever get stuck on logs ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Automount ext4 USB Stick as root

I recently formatted my new Sandisk USB Stick with linux from the default FAT32 to ext4. Unfortunatelly, when Thunar Automounts the stick, it is mounted as root and not as the current user, so if I ...
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Xfce login sesion start

I am using xubuntu 14.04. I wanted to try the kde desktop environment and installed it. I didn't like it so I uninstalled it. But after that when I log in into xubuntu sesion a get a blank screen and ...
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Problem: mouse/touchpad work under live environment but do not function once OS is installed

I've run into a very frustrating problem when trying to install xubuntu and lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. While running the liveCD both my USB mouse and the touchpad work perfectly, but once the OS is ...
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Tell me where is mistake in anacron task?

I have tried to make this task for abacron: dm@dm-system:~$ cat /etc/anacrontab # /etc/anacrontab: configuration file for anacron # See anacron(8) and anacrontab(5) for details. SHELL=/bin/sh ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Automount USB Stick as root

I tried to read up a bunch of things on that topic, but nothing so far solved my problem. Everytime I plug-in a USB flash drive it gets automounted to /media/user/ as root. Currently it's a ext4 ...
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XFCE Indicator Applet Completely Messed Up

I recently had to reinstall Xubuntu 14.04 after Windows wiped it out. After a mildly painful (mostly caused by the installer seeming a lot more confused than usual) installation process, I was up and ...
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Have found the problem but what is the cure - Network hard drive

I have dual booted my system to run xubuntu and ubuntu. After experiencing problems playing DVD's I found the fix and downloaded libdevread64 decypter for DVD's. Be warned that installing destroys any ...
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Strange titles (and bookmarks) in chromium in xubuntu

Chromium browser in xubuntu doesn't show Persian titles. For example this site: www.farsnews.com Screenshot (just title): How can I fix that? I noticed it happens in bookmarks too. Screenshot: ...
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Payday 2 WINE problems

So I'm wanting to play Payday 2. Which I do successfully but I have some problems. The first one is that when I try to type something in chat it crashes and exits the game. I type the message into the ...
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My Laptop (Alienware M17x R3) keeps overheating on 14.04 (LTS) while W7 keeps it cool

I've installed Xubuntu on my laptop, because I love it, but about 30 minutes in it becomes so incredibly hot that I am scared to keep it running, lest I burn out all of the circuitry. I hope there's ...
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Upgrading xubuntu desktop environment when having manually installed package

I have an old pc on which I had installed ubuntu server (13.10) to experiment with. When I decided that an GUI would be easier, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. On upgrading to ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Ethernet connection drops packets

the title says the problem, I'm connected through an Ethernet cable, my configurations are normal, and i have no idea what is happening. pacman@sam4s:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Xubuntu can´t connect wireless to internet

Computer: Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo P2510 (6-7 years old) Os: Win XP Pro Computer safty: F-Secure 2014 Wireless Internet: Telia Huawei E5776 4G WIFi router (The router is ok and works with my ...
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Okular Crashing in xubuntu14.04 for LaTex generated pdfs with embedded videos

I have used the same method,package and set-up for generating and viewing LaTeX generated pdfs with embedded video in okular. It is working fine with say okular --version Qt: 4.8.3 KDE Development ...
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xubuntu power pc low requirements iso mirror

I am trying to restore an old iMac G3 with Xubuntu and I succeeded in installing 6.04 but I could not find a download for 14.04 PPC that supported installation below 194mb of RAM. I do not wish to ...
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Fixing options after switching to another desktop environment

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) and recently installed xubuntu-desktop environment. After switching to Xubuntu , There are some option not working like: Here following not works: About This ...
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How to change behavoiur of a specifed keyboard key with another key? [duplicate]

My keyboard doesn't have Right-Ctrl key. Does anyone know how can i change the behaviour of my Insert key to do the operation of Right-Ctrl key?
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Get back the old tray in Xubuntu

Is there a way to go back to toggle the visibility of tray icons in Xubuntu just as it was prior to 14.04 since now Unity indicators replaced the classic tray which I very much dislike because now one ...
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64 Bit Xubuntu on Full Software Raid 0 Using Mini.Iso

What I am asking is doable but the thing is I forgot how to do it since the last time I did. I recently upgraded my Ram to 8Gb from 2Gb. I am using an Asus Maximus Extreme with an intel core 2 duo ...
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Need assistance imaging Ubuntu with fog

I have used fog many times with Windows 7 images; but I am working on a new project and I am unsure how to clone Ubuntu images. Is there any step by step documentation on this? Can someone assist me?
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Xubuntu/Windows 7 Dual Boot - Video Issue

I recently wiped the hard drive of my Toshiba Satellite E45T-A4200 to remove the pre-installed Windows 8. Next, I installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64 via flash drive, and upon completion I was able to ...
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Theme changes after every other update (Xubuntu)

The strangest thing is happening to me in Xubuntu 14.04. After every other update, my desktop theme is changing from this (Xubuntu default theme): To this (not sure if this is actually a theme): ...
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Hide padlock symbols in Thunar (Xubuntu)

I manage the computers in our local youth house. I've made an new account and changed the ownership of the desktop folder and icons so they couldn't be edited or removed. Now there's appearing a ...
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obapps can't “find” window

I push to Find and see: <class 'Xlib.protocol.request.QueryExtension'> (python:24700): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_widget_get_direction: assertion 'GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed <class ...
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Installing Xubuntu. Should I use repositories or install directly from the xubuntu disc image? [duplicate]

I am considering two options for installing Xubuntu 14.04.1 on my PC. I can install Ubuntu using this disc image, and then use the repositories to install the Xubuntu desktop. The other option is to ...
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Xubuntu tile to corners

Under the settings -> Window Manager, I see options to tile to halves of screen, but no options to tile to corners, as has been available in past Xubuntu versions. Is there a way to re-add this ...
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MN-730 Wireless card not working in Xubuntu

When I go to connect to a network, nothing shows up. I have found the Windows drivers to it and would like to know if there is a way to download these Windows drivers to Xubuntu? If not, is there a ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Keyboard layout switches back to default

Since I upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 I have had problems switching back and forth between my two keyboard layouts: Danish (default) and Hindi (variant). If I switch the layout to Hindi and then change ...
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Volume louder than 100% XFCE

I know in Unity, for example, in System Settings you can toggle "Allow volume louder than 100%" on or off, however, I recently switched to Xubuntu and I can't find the option in Settings or even under ...
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Starting Xubuntu session from startxfce4

I am trying to start a Xubuntu session from a remote connection, in my specific case is through FreeNX. If I use as custom command startxfce4 it runs an Xfce session, with the old tall panel on the ...
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WINE Hearthstone problem

So I've been wanting to play hearthstone but I have a problem that I ran into. When I try to get into hearthstone all it does is stay on the loading screen with the thing at the top blinking. It then ...
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xubuntu 14.04 user account login Glitched

everytime i try to login to my admin account it accepts my password then goes black then goes back to login menu... however my guest account works perfectly. plz im ready to completely delete ubuntu ...