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Workspace keyboard switching won't let me change

I recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 and I noticed that it had Ctrl+F1...etc assigned to switch workspaces. This is very annoying since Ctrl+F4 is for closing tabs in my browser and I use it a lot. In ...
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Wired network not connecting automatically after xubuntu 14.10 upgrade

Last weekend I upgraded my 14.04 xubuntu to the latest release, 14.10 (out of curiosity). Ever since every time I login I have to manually select the wired connection to connect to. The first ...
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Dropbox Installation

I am trying to install Dropbox to my Xubuntu 14.04 and I found two ways to do this from their official site and I am just wondering which one is the best. Option -1 : ...
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Not able to install graphviz for protege owl manager

Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgraphviz4(>=2.18) installing graphiz_2.38.deb for owl ontology manager in Xubuntu 14.04 TLS
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Can I safely remove tumbler in Xubuntu 14.04?

I have a similar problem to the one under this question: What is tumblerd? That program is one of the most CPU hungry I ever seen in Xubuntu/Xfce. I do not really need thumbnails preview and I might ...
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How to synchronise an Ubuntu and Windows desktop

I'm total newbie about Ubuntu. Some time ago I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS distribution of Ubuntu. At my university I have seen Linux configured with Windows so that they use the same of ...
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How to integrate Google tasks in evolution 3.12

Evolution 3.12 is said to support Google tasks, but how? I use Xubuntu, so no Gnome Online Accounts, as far as I see. Thanks for any help.
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Install 32 bit from USB, not a COM32R, then no PAE, 64 bit doesn't work either

I hope someone can help me install a linux system of some sort please, have gotten a bit stuck. I have an old laptop (DEll Latitude D500, currently running Windows XP professional version 20012, ...
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Xubuntu Applications start twice

I added yakuake and thunderbird under Session and Startup => Application Autostart. I leave these applications running when I shut down my system, unfortunatly on the next boot the applications start ...
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Dual boot xubuntu 12.04 installation error

I tried installing Xubuntu 12.04 in my laptop that already had a Windows 7 installed. I chose the option of "Something else" from the install options and proceeded to the partition-selection screen. I ...
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Scangear for Canon mg3550

I use Xubuntu 14.04. I have a Canon mg3550 all-in-one printer. Printer works OK. Scanner not under Xubuntu! I downloaded Scangearmg3500 for linux. I installed the " common" file first and then the ...
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Why am I having networking issues in Utopic?

I upgraded to Utopic yesterday, and ever since I've been encountering errors like these: Chrome: Error code: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG apt-get: Cannot initiate the connection to ...
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Xubuntu 14:10 reboot problem

I'm running a HP 255 laptop. I was happily running Xubuntu 14.04 on it and this morning accepted the upgrade to 14.10. All went well. I rebooted and have been unsing 14.10 all day. However, I ...
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How to make Foobar2000 see the CD drive?

I have installed Foobar2000 in Wine and it has no access to the CD. In Wine configuration I added the cd drive. But it doesn't work. Excepting in one situation: when inserting a dvd it ...
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How do I uninstall Android Studio if it was installed via Ubuntu Developer Tools Center (UDTC)?

I installed Android Studio Beta on Xubuntu 14.10 by executing udtc android in a terminal. I want to uninstall it such that there are no traces on my machine of its prior existence. I chose ...
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Xubuntu screen won't lock via X2Go

I've installed Xubuntu 14.10 and set the boot mode in Grub to text only, as I primarily interact with this machine with SSH over the Internet or with X2Go. When I press the screen lock icon, nothing ...
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Script to Force Desktop Background Load (NFS Location)

So what I've got set up is an NFS share with all of my desktop wallpapers (in order to save room on my Chromebook 16GB SSD). The Fstab works and the network location comes up, but for the first ...
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How to get windows in order they appear in xfce4-panel?

I'm using xUbuntu 14.04 and I want to add a shortcut Super+Left Arrow to focus on window that appears to the left of the currently active in xfce4-panel, e.g. here I'd have it switch to ...
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Can I get a package from a ppa that my distro doesn't support?

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pwr22/tomighty sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tomighty I want this. This guy made a deb package out of the java original. Problem is I have 14.10 and a lot of ...
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Xubuntu 14.10: wifi dropping out

My wifi connection keeps failingon xubuntu 14.10 beta2 (I had the same on 11.4, I updated because I read that the kernel update fixed it): it's suddenly unable to connect to anything. If I then ...
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Bootloader Win7 / Xubuntu / Win10

I have problems with my bootloader. At first I installed Windows 7 and after that I installed Xubuntu to have the right bootloader to boot both OS. But now I wanted to try Windows 10 preview as a 3th ...
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Upgrade xubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

I set Notify me of a new Ubuntu version to For any new version. Then I did this in terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade And nothing happened. The result of cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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Remove Xubuntu dual boot with windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.10?

Now,I'm using Xubuntu dual boot with winodows8.1 but I want to use ubuntu 14.10.How to do it?
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Xubuntu: Turn off password after suspend

On a new install of 14.10 beta, I'm getting prompted for my password when the laptop is coming back from suspend (ie closing the laptop lid). Weirdly, everyone else seems to have the opposite problem. ...
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I have lags when I'm deleting files from desktop with Xubuntu

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I am experiencing some lags when I work with desktop icons, especially when I'm deleting them. Haven't notice that with Thunar filemanager and in System Monitor couldn't ...
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Disable Control+Alt+End

Background In xfce4, pressing Ctrl+Alt+End hotkey cycles to the next workspace. The settings for this can be displayed from the command line using: xfconf-query -c xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts -lv | ...
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Xubuntu - Application menu not as set in edit mode

I noticed that the item "other" in the application menu does not show even though it is checked in the item list when editing the application menu. See attached images. Xubuntu 14.04
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Desktop background goes crazy at startup

Why does my Xubuntu desktop background looks like this at startup? It happens for a few seconds and then displays a normal background image. The issue began after I switched the graphics card ...
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Installation of Windows7 in Virtualbox hangs at “Expanding Windows files”

The Storage settings in VBox look like so: Edit on closing this question: Note that this is not about Windows OS, but about a program running in Ubuntu. In this sense Virtualbox is no less ...
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Linux- cannot create folder in restricted area

I am new to linux - ubuntu (desktop). I have install Xampp which is working fine, now I need to create directory at /opt/lampp but cannot create due to permission level. I am using admin account, also ...
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Cmake and OIS library

I try to write a CmakeList.txt with OIS library but it does not work. I write : find_package(OIS REQUIRED) Error : CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:21 (find_package): By not providing ...
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What is the best way to increase my Ubuntu partition?

I am now using Xubuntu in dual-boot with Windows7 and I need more space for Ubuntu. I had installed it for testing purposes because before 12.04 I had no support for this laptop, but now it works fine ...
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(X)Ubuntu some graphics only render on 2/3 of screen

Short On Xubuntu 14.04 running on a Inspiron i3531-1200BK laptop , the xfce log-in screen only renders 2/3s of the screen, but issue is not present for xfce desktop after logging in. Issue also ...
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Why can't I resize a dynamic VDI with modifyhd command?

I see here How do I increase the hard disk size of the virtual machine. It should work with a command like VBoxManage modifyhd xp.vdi --resize 2000 When the VDI has a fixed size you can get this ...
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Boot to GNU GRUB and stops

Please read this as coming from a complete beginner. After several months of pleasure using xubuntu why does my machine suddenly decide not to boot but go instead to the GNU Grub screen and ...
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Google domains are loading very slowly on occasion

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04, and in the past few weeks google domains have become unbearably slow to access on occasion. Even when I'm not on a google site (gmail, youtube, google search), I'll still ...
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Brighness controls & touchpad multi touch not working on Asus X553MA Laptop, Xubuntu 14.04

I am new to Linux and have recently purchased an Asus X553MA laptop with a Baytrail processor and Intel HD Graphics. Unfortunately i am not able to change the brightness of the display. I have tried ...
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xubuntu: permanently unlocking/separating sound output channels

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and it has really useful feature of 'unlocking' output channels, so if channels are not locked together the volume level will be controlled separately. Unfortunately this ...
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Nvidia GT 740m hybrid on xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get Xubuntu 14.04 running 100%. Right now I am running into an issue getting my video card to work properly. Installing the drivers from Ubuntu´s driver menu results in the Nvidia not ...
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Panel takes up the entire screen and I can't do anything

I was playing around with the panel settings and I accidentally made the panel take up the entire screen and now I can't see anything that I try to open. I tried to open the panel settings by right ...
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “overlay-scrollbar”

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 (Ubuntu + xubuntu-desktop), The following Message shown many times (such as executing mousepad , zenity etc). $ mousepad Gtk-Message: Failed to load module ...
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xubuntu slow after installing skype 4.3

I installed Skype 4.3 using the .deb file from the Skype website and while doing so the computer became slow. The processor makes a sound now, like it is using too many resources. However, the Task ...
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After playing video file with player (VLC, Gnome player) Chrome cant start

I have played video file with video player, after that trying to open google chrome, but it freezes on opening, just shows in status bar chrome panel. And then i loging out from lubuntu and loging ...
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Xfce4 panel not responding to mouse(touch pad) clicks

That is the gist of it; basically I can no longer click (LMB or RMB) on a tab to access a window, nor can I click on an item on the right of the xfce panel. The only way to change windows is by ...
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Missing Settings Directory in Whisker Menu

On Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04+ xubuntu-desktop) Settings Directory is missing in Whisker Menu. Below is Screen-shot: How do I reset/restore/fix in Whisker Menu? Additional Info: $ cat ...
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Microphone not working Xubuntu 14.04

Since installing Xubuntu 14.04 the microphone has not worked either on my Laptop or Desktop installations. This is a system wide issue not confined to SKYPE. Testing I have performed thus far: ...
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Ubuntu on HP TX2500 (or Xubuntu, Lubuntu, etc.)

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and would like to run Ubuntu on my HP TX2500. Or Xubuntu if that would make it work more smooth. Or even Lubuntu. But I can't find any guides about installing some recent ...
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Remapping Alt-Tab behaviour on Xubuntu

How can I remap Alt+Tab behaviour in Xubuntu? I'd like to map this to a different combination as I'd like to keep Alt+Tab reserved to virtual machines that I run. I am aware that keyboard focus for ...
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Desktop Background Folder won't save with existing setting

I'm having a problem with Settings Manager -> Desktop -> Backgrounds. I originally set Folder to Backgrounds Hiking for each of two monitors (in a 4 workspace configuration and Apply to all ...
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Why does Xubuntu not shutdown, it just goes to the log in screen

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 and when I try to shut down or restart via the GUI, it just goes to the login screen. I know a lot of people seem to have a similar problem, but usually they can shut down ...