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How to change screen resolution in Xubuntu 11.10?

I can't figure out how to change my screen resolution. Can someone help me?
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1answer
536 views

My Ubuntu system doesn't shutdown. Stays in splash screen

I updated from Ubuntu 11.10, I had installed also XFCE on that version but mainly used Unity, after I upgraded to 12.04 when I shutdown it doesn't shutdown it remains in a XUbuntu splash screeen. I ...
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1answer
323 views

USB mouse / flash drive don't work in Xubuntu

I just started now with Xubuntu (11.10) and I don't know why but my mouse works strange. If I try to move my mouse it move in jumps and is not fluid (but if I use my trackpad there aren't any ...
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0answers
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Boot failure after shutdown during upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

During the upgrade process Xubuntu downloaded all of the necessary files then it said I needed to disable the screensaver before continuing. I couldn't get to the screensaver settings, So I shutdown ...
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2answers
564 views

Tips for getting videos to run smoother on my poor old laptop?

I reinstalled xubuntu on my good ol' laptop from 2005, and everything works great! The only problem is that video is slow/choppy - on the order of 4-10 frames a second, depending on the video. I used ...
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247 views

Horible lag on Xubuntu media center setup [closed]

I am setting up a media center running Xubuntu 11.10 as a media center. It is using the XFCE desktop enviroment. I have the NVIDIA drivers installed from the Additional Drivers program, and ...
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1answer
342 views

Wireless seems to disconnect and reconnect

Whenever I'm browsing or downloading , I'll randomly get these long spikes of no internet connectivity. It only happens in Ubuntu versions like Ubuntu,Xubuntu,Kubuntu and so on. Tried on arch and my ...
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0answers
853 views

How to fix unmet dependencies problem with OpenJDK [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I get this when I try to install openjdk 7 The following packages have unmet dependencies: openjdk-7-jre : Depends: ...
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1answer
2k views

How to make xfce (xubuntu-desktop) have no brightness-levels?

I want to have a smoother experience. With xubuntu-desktop I have just about 6 brightnessteps with my laptop. But in Gnome when the desktop darkens, it happens without steps like in mac. Is it ...
0
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1answer
624 views

Problem launch Xubuntu

I have a Dell Latitude C400 and I installed Xubuntu 11.10 for it to work (Windows XP too slow) and when I run it, it's marked with a Xubuntu wallpaper and all, the bar that advance and after that it ...
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0answers
253 views

Xubuntu 11.10 slowdown/lag, restarting X doesn't help [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Every once in a while, typically after my computer has been idle for at least 30 minutes or so, my machine becomes unusably slow. ...
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2answers
887 views

Xubuntu won't boot after applying Security Fixes

After i was prompted by the Update manager to install some security fixes Xubuntu won't boot, I don't know which one of all the updates caused this, how can i look into this.? I don't seem to have ...
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1answer
912 views

With external display, screen turns black after start from suspend Xubuntu 11.10

I work with a Thinkpad X220 and have Xubuntu 11.10 installed. Everything works fine, except for this; When I suspend my laptop, while it is connected to my external monitor (either cloned screen or ...
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1answer
666 views

Xubuntu pyNeighborhood won't start

I just installed pyNeighborhood on a freshly set up Xubuntu 11.10-machine via apt-get from the official repositories, however it won't start. Error when starting via terminal: user@pc:~$ ...
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1answer
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startup/shutting down screen showing Xubuntu's bootsplash and not Ubuntu's

I installed Xubuntu-desktop over Ubuntu 11.10 and now when I shutdown my system or start it up, I see Xubuntu's bootsplash screen. Is simply removing the plymouth theme for Xubuntu corrects the ...
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1answer
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Getting OpenVPN to work with XFCE on Xubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to get OpenVPN to work properly on my install of Xubuntu 11.10. So far, no luck. I've successfully set this up very easily using Ubuntu 11.10 so not sure why I'm seeing issues. The base ...
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0answers
803 views

Unable connect to android phone using bluetooth [closed]

How do I connect my laptop to my HTC Wildfire through bluetooth? The laptop is running xubuntu 11.10, and I have updated Blueman to version 1.23 through their launchpad PPA. The phone is running ...
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1answer
549 views

How to show opened windows in the panel seperately on multiple monitors?

As mentioned in the title, how to show opened windows in the panel seperately on multiple monitors? Illustration: I have 2 screens. What I'm trying to achieve is this: Let's say I have Firefox ...
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3answers
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unable to edit /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward in Xubuntu

I try to change ip_forward from 0 to 1 but fail, even with root permission in Xubuntu 11.10. I don't have such similar problem while using Ubuntu 11.10 chiaki@chiaki:~$ sudo echo 1 > ...
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1answer
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Why is my DVD drive “/dev/dvd1” instead of “/dev/dvd”?

I rarely use DVD's, so I just noticed that VLC couldn't find the drive (as /dev/dvd ). Looking into /dev folder, /dev/dvd1 and /dev/dvdrw1 and /dev/cdrom1 exist. I never had a second dvd drive in ...
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1answer
742 views

Can't boot Xubuntu session after installing lubuntu then xubuntu-desktop [closed]

I installed xubuntu-desktop over lubuntu-desktop in ubuntu oneiric. Now: 1) It's not possible to log into xubuntu - after entering name and password it just loops back to the login screen. 2) After a ...
2
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1answer
259 views

System hangs on “Open document” right click context menu (Xubuntu)

Ok I recently installed Xubuntu 11.10 and I enjoy working with it. However, one issue that really stresses me, is the following; When I open Thunar anywere, and right click to open the Context menu, ...
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1answer
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Theme integration not working for various apps (Xubuntu)

Yesterday I posted a question about libreoffice not showing the correct theme in Xubuntu 11.10. That question was quickly answered and by installing libreoffice-gtk it now looks really nice and in ...
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2answers
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Libreoffice theme integration not working (Xubuntu)

I am running Xubuntu 11.10 and everything works nicely. I have selected a nice Xfce theme and everything looks beautiful, except Libreoffice. While other programmes (Gimp, Inkscape, Thunar etc.) ...
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4answers
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How do I theme the xscreensaver unlock screen?

How can I replace ugly screensaver unlock screen in Xubuntu 11.10? Standard xscreensaver is very ugly. Is there any themes for unlock screen?
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3answers
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How can I start a VNC server before log on?

I would like to run x11vnc (or another VNC server) on my desktop, but I'm unable to find a way to get it to start before any users log in. Back when I was using vanilla Ubuntu 10.10 Vino did this by ...
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2answers
1k views

Cannot boot LiveCD/USB sessions on a particular machine (“Kernel Bug” error)

I cant install ubuntu 11.10 nor Xubuntu 11.10 on my computer, I tried using bootable USB's and CD's, but always after the ubuntu bootscreen, the installer shows a console with many lines like: ...
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2answers
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How can I run Ubuntu One on Xubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu One for Xfce or Xubuntu? I installed Ubuntu One on my Xubuntu oneiric, but when starting the program nothing happens. I do not see the control center. Any ideas?
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1answer
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No color in xubuntu wallpaper

For some reason, my ubuntu wallpaper suddenly turned black and white. If I try to change the desktop wallpaper image it always shows in black and white only (i.e. no color). Where the heck can I ...
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1answer
1k views

Problems with installation on Xubuntu 11.10 LibreOffice

Good afternoon, I have a problem when installing Xubuntu LibreOffice in 11.10. I open the console and add the PPA and all goes well, the problem arises when I give the order to installation. san-san ...
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1answer
525 views

Why is the oneric-backport repository enable by default on 11.10?

I installed Xubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 11.10 in both the oneric-backport is enabled by default. Any ideas why?
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1answer
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Mouse not working after xubuntu-desktop install

I had a fully functional Ubuntu 11.04 installation on a Gateway LT3103u netbook. I upgraded to 11.10. When I logged in, the screen was all strange: instead of a pointer there was a large pixellated ...
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How do I enable Remote Desktop connection on Xubuntu 11.10?

How do I enable Remote Desktop connection on Xubuntu 11.10? I do not find any options such as those present in Ubuntu?
3
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1answer
2k views

Can I replace the XScreenSaver lock dialog with the version from Gnome-Screensaver

Im using Ubuntu 11.10, with XFCE and xscreensaver, the xscreensaver configurator is nice but the unlock dialog is ugly. I tried gnome-screensaver, but it only gives me a blank screen. So, can I ...
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Replace the Xubuntu 11.10 splash screen

I'd like to be able to replace the Xubuntu 11.10 splash screen that I see on boot with another splash screen that does not have an indicator meter of progress. Is this possible?
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1answer
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How to rename a user safely?

I've misspelled user name when installing (XUbuntu 11.10) and would like to rename if possible. How can it be done safely?
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1answer
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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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How to set up transparent background in XFCE terminal?

I can't find the option to make the terminal background transparent :-( Any idea where can it be?
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2answers
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How to set up keyboard layout switching and indication in Xubuntu?

I use 3 different languages (English, Czech and Russian) every day. I'd prefer to switch (preferably globally, I don't like per-window) between them with Left+Alt+Shift. I'd also like to see the ...
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1answer
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How to remove the user name from XUbuntu session menu panel applet?

I never need my user name to be shown on the desktop as I am the only one to use my computer. I'd prefer if there would be something like a shutdown icon instead of the user name to open the session ...
2
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1answer
302 views

xubuntu 11.10 alpha 3 release?

As far as I know Xubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 was not released due to some problems with the cd image, but will it be released later or is the beta1 going to be the next development release in 11.10 cycle? I ...