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I want to get rid of Ubuntu 11.04 and get xubuntu 12.04, but disk won't work?

I have been using Ubuntu 11.04 for quite some time know, but i've noticed that my laptop was running slowly. So i decided to get a different operating system that was similar to ubuntu, so I ran into ...
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Why does video tear on a Radeon Mobility 7500?

I have an IBM Thinkpad T42, with a Radeon Mobility 7500 graphics chipset. On all versions of Ubuntu that I have tried (Natty, Xubuntu 11.10), playing any video(e.g a DVD in vlc) causes tearing, ...
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838 views

Will I upgrade to Ubuntu if I use dist-upgrade in Xubuntu?

Will update-manager -d in Xubuntu 11.04 install standard Ubuntu (with Unity and all) or will it just upgrade to Xubuntu 11.10? If anyone did so, did you have experience concerning stability or ...
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Why does the Lubuntu minimum install say that it requires 10.7 GB of available drive space?

I have a 4GB Dell Mini 9. I used UnetBootin following the instructions at pendrivelinux.com. I have tried Xubuntu minimal install, Lubuntu minimal install, and vanilla Lubuntu, and all result in the ...
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How do I enable Compiz in xubuntu?

I would like to use Compiz in Xubuntu (under xfce obviously). I have seen this tutorial: http://www.ghacks.net/2010/07/11/run-compiz-with-xfce4/ Firstly, this didn't work well for me, because when ...
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How to convert Ubuntu to Xubuntu

I've been having enough problems with Unity that I've actually installed Xubuntu fresh on my laptops. Unfortunately, my main desktop was upgraded over the net from Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04 and, even ...
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How to install XFCE (Xubuntu) from Ubuntu without uninstalling Ubuntu-Desktop

How can I install Xubuntu (Xfce) in Ubuntu without uninstalling the Ubuntu-Desktop component. The same way as installing Kubuntu but having the option to change between desktops (KDE or Gnome). If I ...
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11.04 boot takes over 4 minutes

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 11.04 on a clean disk. CPU Athlon 64 X2 3600+, 1 GiB of RAM. The machine is about 5 years old and works like a charm normally. Buuut: The normal boot takes about 4 ...
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will using xubuntu decrease my power usage?

I am battling with the absurd power usage of ubuntu 11.04. On windows 7 (which came preinstalled) I can get around 4:30 hours turning everything off (wifi, bluetooth, lowest brightness for screen) ...
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725 views

xmodmap periodic resets on Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 11.04 and i'm using a KeyOvation mac compatible Gold Touch keyboard. Because the weird ordering of ctrl, option, and the apple key, I wanted to remap the keys to my liking using ...
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2answers
967 views

Can I install the Xubuntu 10.04 theme on Ubuntu 11.04?

I love the Xubuntu 10.04 theme and I want to install it on my Ubuntu 11.04. It's possible to install only the theme?
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In terms of battery usage, which distro is more efficient between Lubuntu and Xubuntu?

Installing both on the same laptop without doing nothing more than the normal install, which one consumes less battery power at the end and makes the laptop last a little bit longer than the other, ...
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Upgrade to Xubuntu 11.04 Breaks Wireless

When I tried to connect at 2 different places. The little connection icon would circle forever before eventually prompting for password. I have triple checked all network keys & then some. Even ...
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1answer
698 views

Unable to mount my MP3 player

Ever since I installed Xubuntu Natty, my mp3 player is not mounted any more. lsusb also does not list it. Normal USB sticks are normally mounted. How can I re-enable auto-mount for it or mount it ...
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594 views

How can I upgrade a netbook with low system memory?

I have a mini laptop with 100MB remaining (on a 4GB drive). The computer has an SD slot and I have a 2GB SD card available. Xubuntu says that only 2GB are required, I could also have it set up with ...
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752 views

Multimedia keys (XF86Audio*) not shown by xev, even though still working

I'm using a Lenovo SL400 laptop, and even though the audio multimedia keys (XF86AudioPlay, XF86AudioStop, XF86AudioPrev and XF86AudioNext) are not shown with xev, they work anyway with Gmusicbrowser, ...
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How to install Gnome2 on Xubuntu?

How to install Gnome2 on xubuntu 11.04 ?
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What piece of the last update could break keyboard switcher, systray, clipboard and Adobe Flash in Xubuntu 11.04?

I was succesfully using Xubuntu 11.04 for some days, but after today update (I haven't updated during the last 2 days) lots of things stopped working: Adobe Flash Firefox plugin, clipboard, ...