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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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Power button won't work after updates on my Eee pc 12.04 and 14.04

I have an Asus Eee PC 1201ha, and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had no problems until I did some updates on it. The power ceased to work after that, as in if I pressed the power button, the dialog ...
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Key repeating consistently gets interrupted

I am using xubuntu 12.04 64bit on an Acer TravelMate 5742Z laptop. Scenario: Holding the key sss expected output: ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss ... ssssssssssssssss actual ...
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No sound after updates in Xubuntu 12.04

After installing updates all my computer was muted. I have tried turning the volume up in gnome alsa mixer and I switched to pulse audio but nothing worked. Does anyone else who has encountered this ...
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Alt+F2 slow after update

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with XUbuntu-desktop. Since yesterday I noticed Alt+F2 takes almost 5 seconds to start (even without any application running). Does anyone know why?
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Boot fail after update xubuntu 12.04

Updated my system manually with apt-get dist-upgrade. After reboot system gets stuck on black loading screen with text Xubuntu 12.04 and white dots under it. Tried to boot with older kernels but ...
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Touch screen and two monitors

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04.4. I have two monitors (one touchscreen and one regular). I've used xrandr to set regular screen right of touch screen, so extended display. Now ubuntu thinks the entire ...
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Problem Installing Xubuntu 12.04 Audio-Video codecs [duplicate]

I used Crouton to install Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS with the XFCE environment on my HP Chromebook 11. I've gotten it all fully installed and everything; the only thing I'm doing now is the basic setup ...
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How to bind Ctrl to Caps Lock for full screen games (Dota 2)

I'm using /etc/default/keyboard to make my Caps Lock key the Ctrl key. However, when I play Dota 2 this binding doesn't take effect. What method do I use so that this binding holds even when playing ...
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1answer
47 views

Xubuntu Requirements

I plan to install Xubuntu on my CPU that has the following specs: Intel Pentium(R) 4 2.26 GHz, 1.00 GB of RAM. Would the Xubuntu Trusty Tahr support my CPU or do I have to use the Precise Pangolin ...
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Why is inserted media loaded under user directory? [duplicate]

case in point: I insert an SD card named TESTSD into my computer, It loads to /media/user/TESTSD instead of /media/TESTSD So far this only happened on two installs on different machines with Xubuntu ...
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locked Ubuntu screen - apps do not detect locked status

I use Ubuntu 12.10 but I did not really like Unity GUI because of performance issues and total inability to easily customize launcher. So I switched to Xubuntu, which is much faster BUT I have a ...
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1answer
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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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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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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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Got a corrupt BTRFS partition, but is still usable, how to convert it to ext4? [duplicate]

I've got a corrupt btrfs partition, and also because of its low speed, I am thinking of 'converting' it to ext4, how can I convert a root partition from btrfs to ext4 without loosing the ability to ...
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157 views

Xubuntu 12.04 USB wifi adaptor

My friend has an old laptop that had XP on so I've installed Xubuntu 12.04 but when I tried to install the additional drivers for my USB wifi adaptor - a AVM Fritz with Broadcom 7xxx chipset (I dont ...
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1answer
67 views

Trap the shutdown event of ubuntu system

I have ubuntu system and I want to check the condition before the system goes off means system get shutdown. If condition is satisfied then allow to shutdown the system otherwise halt the shutdown ...
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428 views

best ubuntu for my poor PC [duplicate]

recently I got an old laptop with 1 GB ram and 1.7 GHz proccessor. also I have found the terrible windows! I will be glad if I can completely destroy the installation of Windows XP and download the ...
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Unmount partition from script, but keep desktop icon?

I dual boot Xubuntu 12.04 with Windows 8. I have a couple of games installed on the Windows side that also work well under Wine. I have a script that checks to see if the Windows partition is mounted ...
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45 views

Ubuntu Unity bar not showing arrow for active programs

I use ubuntu 13.04 at home and have xubuntu 12.10 at work. At home, every program that I have open will have a white arrow indicator so I can see what is currently running. At work, the arrow only ...
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131 views

xubuntu: weird boot screen and errors after reboot

I have installed Xubuntu and tried to install playonlinux to be able to install iTunes (for the iTunes store mostly). And to be able to play C&C Tiberian Dawn (cncnet.org) When I boot, the only ...
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156 views

How to clear recent history in Xubuntu 12.04

First, I know how to do it in Ubuntu. I could use Activity Log Manager to clear recent history. However, it does not work on Xubuntu 12.04. The "recently used" history is always there after I tried ...
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File Manager opens twice in Xubuntu 12.04

Every time I click on the File Manager Folder and after it opens I notice a couple seconds later a Second File Manager window opens. Any suggestions? -Mo
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105 views

Lexmark Pro805 all-in-one printer fails on Xubuntu 12.04 & 13.10

Downloaded and installed Lexmark's Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit driver from ...
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1answer
157 views

Xubuntu 12.04 Lenovo T500 hardware mute button will not unmute

Have Xubuntu 12.04 installed on Lenovo T500 Thinkpad. The hardware mute button will not unmute, and I'd like it to work for mute and unmute. It works to mute, but I have to open a terminal window ...
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Mouse click not working in Ubuntu, Xfce and Xubuntu

I have been using Xubuntu and Ubuntu on our older home PC for almost 2 years without much trouble until today when the mouse seemed to not work properly. I can move the pointer around and click but ...
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How can I disable scrolling between windows if my mouse is in the xfce panel?

My frustration is that after selecting a window button on my panel (Xubuntu 12.04), if I don't move my cursor away from the window buttons and begin scrolling (intending to scroll the content within ...
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1answer
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Mouse cursor dissappearing/flickering when not moving (Xubuntu 12.04 / xfce 4.10)

Installed Xubuntu 12.04 with xfce 4.10 on ThinkPad E540. When freshly booted, the mouse cursor works for about few minutes, then it starts to flicker and finally completely disappears, when not ...
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How can I free up space on my main partition and change target directory of apt-get installations?

Here's the situation: I'm using the tool "crouton" on an acer c7 chromebook to run xubuntu 12.04 alongside chromeOS. I mounted the 320GB partition onto "/media/test/", but the main partition which ...
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49 views

Ethernet port won't stay turned on

When I originally got internet service my ethernet port was not turned on. Found this thread How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller?, followed directions under answer 1 ...
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Xububtu 12.04 Internet super slow on wireless but fast on wired

When connected to the internet via wireless it runs really slow, for example, when I’m logged in to my Google drive account and try to access a folder it takes super long to load and that's if it ...
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1answer
69 views

Installed some new software and added a user, now my first user crashes X and can't login

I am running Xubuntu 12.04. I installed dogecoind and made a new user called dogecoin. My first user, james, used to be the only one. It used to be set to auto log in. Now I have a choice between my ...
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xubuntu 12.04 starts slower than ubuntu 12.04

I moved from Ubuntu 12.04 to Xubuntu 12.04. But the boot time duration are longer comparison to Ubuntu. Instead of standard booting window I see dark screen with prompts Hz ? that flows at screen. ...
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Unity theme doesn't come by default

I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS,everytime I login to ubuntu sidebar and upside bar doesn't appear. I have to open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T. Then should enter "unity" in it,then the bars appear. what ...
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77 views

Change the style of specific programs in Xubuntu 12.04

Is it possible to change the style of a specific program while using another style for the entire desktop in Xubuntu 12.04? For example, I would like to use the Xfce-dusk style for the entire desktop ...
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105 views

Xubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and ATI 3000 series graphics card

Will Xubuntu release 12.04.3 LTS support the use of AMD Radeon HD3650 proprietary drivers? I am streaming video online and cannot use the open source driver; the video lags and is very poor quality. ...
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Using screenlock on xubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I'm trying to lock my screen on my XUbuntu machine and am failing. I tried using xflock and I get the following error when I run it from the terminal. /usr/bin/xflock4: 29: /usr/bin/xflock4: ...
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Current Active Processes file created on home folder

there is a file in my home folder that is being created called "current-active-processes.tmp" PID TTY TIME CMD 1 ? 00:00:01 init 2 ? 00:00:00 kthreadd 3 ? ...
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1answer
717 views

Can't boot ISO to my laptop in UNetbootin (Xubuntu 12.04 & Ubuntu 12.04)

I was trying to install Linux Mint (and a few other OS's) through UNetbootin. The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press any key to ...
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1answer
125 views

monochrome on a colour monitor under XFCE - easy switching?

Is there a way to switch, on the fly, between colour and monochrome graphics. Even nicer would be to have a preview for how the screen would look to a colour blind user as well. That however is a ...
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WebKit WebView cause error

I try to write simple GUI application using Ubuntu Quickly and Python. So, I need to use WebKit in it and I write something like this: webview = WebKit.WebView() But this line in my code ruined ...
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Precise misbehave after dist-upgrade

I upgraded my Xubuntu precise, yesterday, and it behaves strange. Here are some error I've noticed : At first, after successfully upgraded, it won't hibernate like usual. I thought it because I ...
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In Xubuntu 12.04 - Not finding much of a RAM savings between terminal mode and GUI mode?

I have configured Xubuntu 12.04 to login to terminal without any GUI/DisplayManager. I could see no process running related to XFCE in ps -eaf|grep -i xf* But my memory consumption in top command ...
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1answer
107 views

Xubuntu - Apps Become Unresponsive Intermittently

Possibly Relevant Information: XUbuntu 12.04 LTS (precise) XFCE 4.8 AMD Graphics (Kernel driver in use: fglrx_pci, Kernel modules: fglrx, radeon) The primary symptom of this issue has been my ...
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Toshiba L75D-A7283, can't get audio

When I try to play music, there is nothing coming out of the speakers, also when I try to use earphones, all I hear is a pop and then nothing, if anyone can help me please respond.
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How to make Pulse Audio recognize the external micro headset?

Pulse Audio does not recognize the external Micro (headset), although Audicity (through ALSA) recognizes and works with it. As a cosequence, Skype (from the Canonical) does not recognize the micro ...
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Use F keys instead of media keys on macbook pro on Xubuntu?

Is it possible to have the function keys be the F key by default on a Macbook Pro with xubuntu? I.E., I'd need to hold fn to use the media functions. Can't seem to find anything googling, thanks.
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Installing Gnome 3 on Xubuntu 12.04?

I have a few questions about this. I have Xubuntu 12.04 installed, using the default xfce, but I really like the look of Gnome 3. However, I always see people complaining about it. Would installing it ...
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522 views

Xubuntu - manually restart network after reboot?

I am running Xubuntu (12.04 LTS) and something is wrong with my network settings (for wireless network using DHCP and WPA). Whenever I reboot, after the access to the network is not working unless I ...