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Install Ubuntu Desktop Variable From CD

How To Install Ubuntu Desktop Variations (such as lubuntu-xubuntu) from installation cd?
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No wifi with xubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 8600

I've just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop, because of the lack of a pae, and everything works fine except wifi. I've followed the instructions on the Wifi help page and ...
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How to copy the text in ubuntu error window?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). VLC crashes on startup and gives this error 12836 segmentation fault (core dumped) vlc While that ...
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Compiz on Xubuntu - Minimized Windows not shown on window switcher [on hold]

I am running Xubuntu 13.04. I have installed compiz on top and want it to show all the minimized windows when I use the window switcher. Thats not happening currently! In my research I have found ...
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anywhere to download WINE for xubuntu?

I am completely new to the Linux world and am already having troubles. I installed Xubuntu on an old desktop and am trying to set up a USB WiFi adapter to get some internet connection on the thing. I ...
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Como instalo ubuntu en una Pc que tiene lubuntu

I want to install Ubuntu on my computer which has Lubuntu. How can I remove Lubuntu and install Ubuntu. Thanks. Hola la verdad soy nuevo utilizando linux y no se como hacerlo pues yo quiero instalar ...
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WINE: minor delay on sound playback

When running a game under WINE pulseaudio is showing a constant delay of what I would estimate to be 100-200ms that on occasion climbs to over 500ms. I can't put my finger on why it increases on some ...
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Automatically revert to laptop screen when external monitor unplugged

I regularly use an external monitor with my laptop, so when I use it, I usually have the laptop screen disabled when the monitor is connected, and this seems to cause problems when the monitor is ...
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Difference between “removable drive hot-plugged” and “removable media inserted”?

On Xubuntu's "Removable Drives and Media" settings, I see two items that can each be checked on/off that seem very similar. Can someone explain what the difference is? Under the "Storage" tab are [ ...
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Xfce top panel indicator problem

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit The output of xfce4-about is xfce4-about-Message: No vendor information found in "/usr/share/xfce4/vendorinfo However I believe I'm using 4.12 but... ...
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Xubuntu Monitor issue

I did a presentation with my laptop with an external monitor (using latest Xubuntu). After the end of the presentation my laptop ran out of battery. When I got home an logged in again, I had only a ...
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Sublime Text doesn't open files from PcManFM

Do you have any clue what might me a problem when opening text file from PcManFM file manager by Sublime Text 3? Nothing happens then. In Thunar it works just like it should work. Do you have idea ...
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Unwise to install KDE Applications in Xubuntu?

I have been doing a bit of reading. It seems most people believe it is unwise to install KDE applications in Xubuntu, but nobody really explains why it is unwise. Can someone please explain this to ...
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Icons without names

I would like the icons of the current programs running not to show their names, like Windows 7. I am running Xubuntu 13.10, and help would be appreciated!
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Skype and other apps on XUbuntu 13.10 64bits

Please, read carefully before marking this as duplicate, I've spent a lot of time looking for a solution to this problem, here and googling, also on XUbuntu irc channel, but I can't find a fix jet. ...
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No sound in Xubuntu after starting from command line

When I first installed Xubuntu, everything was working fine. Then I encountered a problem where it would start up in the command line with no GUI, but I fixed that by typing startx. The problem, ...
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Thunar command line options

Are there any command line options that can launch Thunar with different display options for that instance? I sometimes want Thunar to use the directory tree sidebar view instead of the usual ...
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How to turn off Software updater? (Xubuntu)

Is it possible to turn "Software updater" off? It pops up on startup every single time offering new (unwanted) updates. I have tried to set "don't check for updates" and all this kind of stuff in ...
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Installed Xubuntu on XP system but cannot boot it

I just installed Xubuntu on a Windows XP machine. I left Windows XP on the machine, and made a new logical drive, E, to which I installed Xubuntu. During the installation, I was asked to install ...
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PowerBook Clean Install of Ubuntu

Ok, I inherited 3 Mac's. Two of which had MorphOS installed on them. I removed the hard drives and wiped them completely clean via my Mac Mini. Reinstalled and tried to install Ubuntu. Nothing ...
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Ubuntu 14 beta Server and Xrdp [closed]

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest beta of Ubuntu 14 server. However, after my rdp client logs in all I get is a grey screen with an X in the middle. This is the error from my ...
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Xubuntu [fresh install] pushes my GPU to 129 Deg Celsius, 264 Farenheit

I have an Intel Core2Duo Dell Precision 390, with some kind of Nvidia graphics card - nothing special. While doing nothing, the GPU heats up to 129 degrees C, or 264 Farenheit, over the course of ...
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Can I merge these partitions or will it break my chromebook?

Ok I am a linux beginner and I need some serious help. Product info: Acer c7 chromebook with chromeOS and xubuntu 12.04 (i think) dual booted using 'crouton'. My problem is that my main/root ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 wifi won't connect to wpa2 enterprise network

I have dual boot win7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The wifi works perfectly in win7, and in Xubuntu except for Wpa2 enterprise encrypted network. I had followed the settings for ca-certificate and other specs ...
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Hosed video drivers! How do I revert to default Xubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I tried to install amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.run, and I promptly lost all display on my next reboot. I've tried to reinstall xubuntu-desktop and xfdesktop4, but they didn't install any new ...
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External monitors not detected Xubuntu 13.10

I have dual-booted Xubuntu with Windows 7. In both the previous Xubuntu (13.04, did a clean install of 13.10) and Windows 7 I managed to get my triple monitor setup working. I have two Radeon ...
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Google Chrome on Xubuntu 13.10 won't install from Software center [closed]

I downloaded Chrome on my machine but I cannot install it from the Ubuntu software center. According to my system, it's default installer is the software center. Sorry, but I am not a power user yet. ...
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Eclipse hangs on xubuntu 13.10

This is for the version on apt. When eclipse is run from the command line, nothing happens until I send the process a sigint. I've tried adding -consolelog -debug, but that doesn't produce any output ...
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Is Xubuntu too much for Intel onboard graphics? Artefacts appear then system freeze

This is my first Linux install for a long time, and I'm having some challenges with system crashes. I installed Mint, which froze solid within moments of first startup, then froze several more times ...
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Restore my PC to factory setting [closed]

I would restore it the normal way but I lost the OS disk. So, I am using ubuntu. Is there a way to restore and still use ubuntu?
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Xubuntu: Can I align the clock / notification / wifi etc area to the right - like win xp?

Hi and sorry for a simple question...this is my first Linux installation for about a decade. Fresh Xubuntu Install, in light of XP end. I can't seem to align my clock, wifi info, skype status, ...
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Home folder not writeable

I have two users, and one of them can't write to his home directory (but the desktop directory?!) and Thunar displays a lock on the home folder. However, if I run ls -l in /home, I get drwxr-xr-x 28 ...
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How do I get my Sound indicator back

I run Xubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo S10 Ideapad Netbook. I have 200GB HDD Space and 1GB of ram. I wanted to give ubuntu a second chance but I installed it using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I was ...
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Fn key for touchpad xUbuntu

I recently switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. All is well except for a single fn key that doesnt' seem to work. I have an Asus n56vz which has a huge touchpad. So I'd like to disable it when I have a ...
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Grub Triple Boot Windows 7, Debian, Xubuntu

I am trying to "triple boot" with windows 7, debian, and xubuntu 13.10. I am having trouble getting xubuntu 13.10 to show up in the Grub menu, right now only windows and debian show up. I installed ...
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How to install complete, easily updatable LaTeX system with text editor front-end?

I'm new to Xubuntu, having used Windows XP for many years. On Windows I ran MiKTeX, with editors/front-ends WinEdt and TeXworks. I found the MiKTeX Package Manager and Update tools to be especially ...
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Xubuntu remap ctrl and command key on bluetooth mac keyboard

how can I remap the ctrl key to the command key in Xubuntu (latest version) with a bluetooth mac keyboard? Iǘe been trying to find a solution to this but had no luck... thanks!
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I can't run steam and I think my nvidia driver is the problem

I have read many, many posts and guides about how to do this, and I am just getting frustrated. I've reinstalled the xubuntu 12.04 half a dozen times. What I would like to do is play games with steam. ...
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Trouble with Video Card Drivers on New Laptop

I've just purchased a new laptop and started by installing Xubuntu onto it. I can't seem to get any controls to work for my video card. Being fairly new to Linux, I'm not sure what steps to take to ...
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Encrypted Home folder is still accessible with another distro

I partitioned an HDD in to four, the biggest of them being the HOME directory. This drive was encrypted during xubuntu installation and worked perfectly fine. I then booted from another ubuntu live CD ...
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No reply to ping over bnepX interface

I have trialed to use Network, NAP profiles on Bluetooth. On Host, xUbuntu 13.04 I have followed as here. This Host or XUbuntu machine is behind proxy & runs on virtual machine. It is ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 black screen after grub, external screen

My old laptop has XP on it and I wanted to use Xubuntu instead of it. Screen resolution is 1024x768 x32 bytes. It has a Nvidia graphic card and I use an external screen as the screen of the laptop is ...
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Memory is taken up by “invisible” threads

Xubuntu Saucy with 4GB RAM. When the computer is restarted and immediately after login, about 500 MB of RAM is taken according to free -m. Then I run some programs and memory usage goes above 3 GM. ...
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Up arrow unresponsive in XUbuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend

In XUbuntu 12.04 I'm facing an issue where (occasionally) the keyboard lay-out is changed after resuming from suspend to RAM. As this only happens sporadically, I haven't figured out what causes it ...
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Login goes nowhere after upgrade to 13.10

After upgrading to Xubuntu 13.10 I rebooted once and found that after login, regardless of account, I end up stuck after the login window disappears, with a movable pointer and the background from the ...
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Computer won't shutdown?

I just installed xubuntu 13.10 on a Gateway mx3216 laptop. Amongst other problems I'm facing (wifi, graphics, etc), the machine wont shutdown. It goes to the blue Xubuntu screen and just thinks. Any ...
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Installing known softwware and get a warning on xubuntu 12.04, but not with ubuntu 12.04

When installing known good software on Xubuntu 12.04 i receive a warning of installing a package that violates the standards that isn't allowed. Can ignore it and do the install. On Ubuntu 12.04, no ...
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Shadows won't disable Xubuntu 12.04

I am currently running Xubuntu 12.04. I dislike the menu and window drop shadows, therefore I went to Window Manager Tweaks, then navigated to the Compositor tab. Inside the compositor tab, I ...
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ubuntu 13.10 freeze after loading the desktop

After installing Ubuntu 13.10, I have got this problem: It ran fine for a few days, but now, when the desktop is loaded, the harddisk runs continously, and all freezes. It was, as I remember it, ...
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No sound output both speakers and headphone toshiba satellite m55 Xubuntu 12.10

I am running Xubuntu 12.10 and I was trying to repair the sound on the headphone jack since I had sound output through there and now I have no sound what so ever. So I think I made things worst. No ...