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Hibernating Win7 - startup starts Xubuntu with error

on my Dell Vostro 3550 I have Windows 7 and Xubuntu 14.04 installed. When I hibernate Windows 7 and start the machine the Xubuntu screen is shown telling me about an error about filesystem check of ...
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Steam will not open

Hello I recentley installed Xubuntu to my HP Pavilion dv6000, but come across a problem when trying to open steam this is the terminal message I got when launched with terminal: Running Steam on ...
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Lubuntu Package Only Halfway install

How can I repair the download from the terminal? It was installing Lubuntu 14.04 when the terminal was closed. After that the Desktop only has a logout option and if I try to do any keyboard ...
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How do I make Xubuntu stop blanking my screen

Running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I have gone into Light Locker Settings, and set blank screen to never and switch display off to never. I have gone into power settings and put the same settings in ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 disable desktop and panel

I'm looking to test a Xubuntu 14.04 in the Library public lab. I'm looking for an option to disable right click on the panel and desktop. I google it and found something about the locking the panel: ...
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Ubuntu hangs after logging back from Logout

I am newbie in the Linux OS and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with my window 7 OS. After installation it works perfectly and I am enjoying working on it but there are some issues which is not ...
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Where is the skeleton thunar.xml?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I understand that when a user logins in for the first time several files in ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml are created including thunar.xml. My question is ...
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Ubuntu to Xubuntu Dual Boot

Well, Ubuntu keeps crashing and from what I've seen Xubuntu has never crashed on me. So I want to put the Xubuntu Desktop Environment over Ubuntu. (It's unity that keeps crashing) However, I want ...
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How to resolve screen flickering in Xubuntu 14.04?

I have been using Xubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows XP. Today all of a sudden while surfing the Internet the screen started flickering. I restarted the computer, it ran successfully but the same issue ...
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unable to launch startxfce4 x session — “startxfce4” not found

recently i have tried to upgraded ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and it got crashed. somehow i upgraded it to 14.04 and now i can able to see login screen. my problem is when i tried to login i am getting ...
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Need to copy firmware files at /usr/lib to /lib using terminal

I have a Cubox-i4Pro and I'm running Xubuntu on it. In order to get Wi-Fi working I have to copy the firmware folder "brcm" from /usr/lib/firmware/brcm and make the folder /lib/firmware/brcm. Refer ...
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Xubuntu Freeze/Crash when playing Minecraft [on hold]

I've recently been having a problem where Minecraft and other graphic intensive games seem to lag out or crash Xubuntu 13.10 after playing for 10 or so minutes. I previously encountered this problem a ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Add Splash Screen

I want to get some splash screens of my own. I am installing them from http://www.gnome-look.org/ I have no idea how to add them to the menu so that I can set it as a splash screen. I just know ...
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Xubuntu dual monitor broke display

After I used Settings > Display to enable my second monitor, my first display is not working anymore either. So I enabled both, then clicked save configuration since it was working and boom it ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - PulseAudio / ALSA will not work with USB headset

Being relatively new to Linux, I just shot for Xubuntu. I had to reformat yesterday, because I somehow nuked it in my tired adventures. Ever since then, I haven't been able to get my USB audio ...
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upgrade xubuntu 6.04 to more recent OS on ppc [duplicate]

I cant figure out how to upgrade my xubuntu installation on my imac g3 please help
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Xubuntu 14.04 theme error

so I installed Xubuntu 14.04 and I tried to change to the pre-installed theme Numix but only the part under the title bar changed for file manager. That goes with every other theme. Any solutions?
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i am trying to upgrade my Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 but it gives an error

Can not import unity GI cannot import name Dbusmenu, introspection typelib not found in the terminal and this error is shown: W:Failed to fetch ...
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How I can hide scrollbar at terminal Xubuntu 14.04?

With dark terminal white scrollbar looks bad.
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Unable to connect Internet to Xubuntu 14.04 with wired connection

Just installed Xubuntu 14.04 from usb, installed okay except that I cannot connect to internet. I'm connected via a Solwise Homeplug (Ethernet over wiring). Xubuntu says I have 'Wired connection 1' ...
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How do i start installing Xbuntu 14.04?

Ive downloaded the .iso which is too large for a CD, so Im unclear what Im meant to do with it ( cannot find any instructions on the Xbuntu website) , do I just copy the iso to a usb stick ? I don't ...
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Adding a 'network' USB printer

I have a HP Deskjet 1050a printer, hence the 'network' in the title. Its a bog standard USB home printer. I have it attached to my router (has a USB port in it). I have got it connected and working ...
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Regarding downloading apps which are not there in this [closed]

I need to download microsoft powerpoint now and even skype. But I'm not getting how do it as its impossible for me .
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Mounting point/ partition permissions

I have 2 partitions in my linux os, and one of them is assigned to mounting point /x. How can I change the permissions, so me and other programs can make files there without root privileges?
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Problems watching pay-for-view streaming content

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Firefox 31 as my browser. I can not get pay-for-view movies from Google Play, YouTube or Acorn (tv) to work. Regular YouTube videos work fine for some reason--as do other ...
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Can't listen input device (external soundcard)

I have an Xbox 360 plugged to my laptop through an external USB sound card. I can see the sound card in my input devices and even the sound meter moves indicating sound activity, but I can't hear ...
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File manager's column “Date Modified” doesn't show time? [duplicate]

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 ...