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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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PCI Express slot not being recognized

This has happened to me twice now. The first time I had to reinstall Xubuntu, and now I would like to avoid that and discover the root of the problem. I have two machines, A and B. Both machines ...
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Proftpd - (Login failed): Invalid shell: '/dev/null'

I'm using proftpd. When I try to log into the the FTP server it gives me the below message in the log: USER Err (Login failed): Invalid shell: '/dev/null' Many searches reveal that I should set ...
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create roaming profile in windows 2008 server for ubuntu 12.04 client

i ve a windows 2008 Domain Controller, and i have created roaming profile that is working >>fine in windows environment.. now i have joined Ubuntu 12.04 as a client to use ...
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How to get back root access? (Rootrechte bekommen?) [duplicate]

Translation: I use Xubuntu and have deleted my Admin Account. After I had created a new one which also had administrative rights. I did that becauseof some sound problems which are now gone. Now the ...
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What to do when my keyboard sensitivity decreases but returns to normal after re-log

i am having a random problem with both my keyboards. The keyboard will become so INsensitive that I have to press really hard to to make it work. If I restart, or just log out, it resets and it acts ...
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Is it safe to rollback Wubi without fresh Wubi install?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10, then I made a backup from root.disk file. I decided to change from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. So I downloaded Xubuntu 12.10 ISO image and reinstalled Wubi. In case I'm want to ...
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Would I benefit from switching to Lubuntu or Xubuntu?

I just settled down with my ideal setup, a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but for some reason Ubuntu's running slow for me. I heard that Ubuntu was pretty small and resource light, but should I ...
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how do I connect to a VPN with ipsec?

I created a config file for my FritzBox 7390 after this german tutorial Now I want to configure my Network-Manager but there is no option for ipsec. Do I need additional packages? I tried to ...
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invisible mouse shows in screenshots

I'm running 12.10 server with xubuntu-desktop installed and notice that my mouse pointer dissapears. Sometimes it's just momentary, other times I can't get it back and must resort to REISUB and shut ...
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Werid colour for xubuntu title bar

The image above shows weird blue colour (formerly it was greyiish silver) for xubuntu title bar. It occurred without any reason one day I booted at the logon screen, as usual selected ...
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Steam bug on Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I installed steam on Xubuntu but interface appear white like this: any suggestion?
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How do I reorder buttons in the window-list (taskbar) via drag and drop?

I switched from GNOME2 to XFCE and miss the feature to re-arrange the window buttons in the taskbar (window list). How can I make it working? I use Xubuntu 12.10.
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How to get xfce4-sensors plugin to show HDD temperature in XFCE panel?

I am running Xubuntu 12.10 in my laptop and I would like to monitor the CPU and HDD temperatures. I have installed lm-sensors, hddtemp and xfce4-sensors-plugin and added the widget into the XFCE ...
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Running DWSIM failed

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 with mono-complete installed. Being a chemical engineer I required some 'Process Simulation' application & I found it in DWSIM. I used this. However it failed to ran ...
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Are keyboard layout settings handled by two different applications in Xfce?

As seen in my answer here, trying to make certain keyboard settings in Xfce I am faced by two separate options. One is in Menu/Settings/Keyboards (xfce4-keyboard-settings) and displays this window: ...
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Xubuntu not showing emblems in desktop

In Xubuntu, icons in desktop don't show their emblems, no matter if they are links, directories or files. They appear to be ok in thunar and nautilus for the same files/directories. How can I make ...
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Xubuntu - how to disable SHIFT toggles numpad keys?

By default In Ubuntu I can perform SHIFT+HOME to select content from caret to start of string, while NUMLOCK is turned off. But if in that case I press just HOME, it will type 1 instead of moving ...
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Broken panel icons in Xubuntu 12.10

After upgrading my Xubuntu to 12.10, the panel icons are visually broken (but functional), see screenshot. Some of the buttons are displayed as a purple gradient. Exactly which buttons are drawn this ...
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Is my Dell Inspiron n5050 laptop compatible with Xubuntu 12.10 ?

Xubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64 doesn't boot in live usb mode. Only the boot screen appears and then it stops. My laptop is already running Ubuntu 12.04, and since Xubuntu 12.10 live USB boot only shows ...
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Voip solution for ubuntu family

My question is: I need a VOIP solution to install on my xubuntu 12.10 machine (or maybe ubuntu) and preferably with a detailed how-to configure it with images! Wich one do you advise-me? (please ...
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351 views

How to change the soundcard output on-the-fly?

One feature I miss the most in Windows 7, is the possibility to change the soundcard output on-the-fly. In Xubuntu 12.10, I have to unplug my headphones to make the sound come out of the speakers. ...
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Installing program on ubuntu pen drive

I have installed Ubuntu in my pen drive & I use my pen drive as my computer & I install some application on this Ubuntu but when ever restarted my Ubuntu operating system my installed ...
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Unusually high CPU% and bad performance on both Ubuntu and Xubuntu

I recently decided to switch to Ubuntu from Windows 7, and I've been having some problems regarding CPU usage. Any program I have running uses 40-50% of my CPU, which is way too much obviously. I'm ...
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How can I hide mounted volumes when I still want USB volumes to appear on the desktop?

Xubuntu 12.10 XFCE 4.10 with Thunar 1.6.2 I have two greyed out mounted (or "mountable") volumes on my desktop: If I right-click on them, I can mount them, implying they appear not be mounted ...
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Can I stop my mouse from [accidentally] pasting text to irc channels?

Xubuntu 12.10 I do not mind that text is occasionally pasted when I can simply Ctrl+Z most things, or simply erase the text. Currently however, when I ssh to a server running my irc client, clicking ...
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Xubuntu 12.10; battery drains when laptop lid is closed

I am on Xubuntu 12.10. When I close my laptop lid, the screen goes black as normal, and the normal login window appears when I open it up again. However, I notice that for example, I left my laptop ...
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Why isnt IBus functional (in Xfce)?

I'm trying to use IBus to type in Japanese. I have set up the Anthy IME properly, and the "enable or disable" setting to function when pressing ctrl+space. In any case, it's simply not working. I ...
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IRC service and UFW firewall rules

I am securing my computer and have created same rules by utilizing UFW at CLI. My question is this, in order to allow IRC services with XChat 2.8.8, and because IRC service uses ports 6667 through ...
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Xubuntu 12.10: Possible to use animated gifs as a background?

I really, really want to use http://www.reddit.com/r/cinemagraphs I've done a lot of research on this, but the answers seem to vary greatly and I haven't had much success with any of the other ...
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No display on resume from suspend

My netbook display stays black after resume from suspend about 70% of the time. The only remedy is to either close the lid and open again (to sleep the system) and see if that brought the display ...
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WiFi is not working in Xubuntu 12.10

My laptop is Dell Vostro 2520. I tried both Xubuntu and Ubuntu on it, I've used 12.04 & 12.10. WiFi fails to work in all the cases - when i try to switch WiFi by a hotkey (fn+f2) the Bluetooth ...
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290 views

How to display buttons in Evince?

I like Evince so far, I can read stuff just fine. However, instead of buttons for navigating, I see buttons with words for Previous or Next (technically, they aren't buttons as they have no borders ...
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How to stop the fluent change / switch between work spaces?

I successfully got my laptop hooked up to my 22 inch monitor with the help of you in How do I setup dual monitors in XFCE?. It is pretty cool working on Xubuntu on a big monitor (in 1680 x 1050 px). ...
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error: unknown file system grub rescue

First of all let me apologise for the extension of my post. After a successful removal of Windows XP on my dualboot with Xubuntu 12.10, I tried to resize and move the /, /home partitions to use the ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 on a external harddrive USING the Windows installer?

I want to get a hard drive which then I will use it to install Ubuntu 12.10 using the Windows installer. Is it possible to install Ubuntu on an external drive then plug it out for later use and back ...
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Trash can shortcut missing in Thunar

On Xubuntu 12.10 64-bit, the trash can icon shortcut is missing on the side pane in the Thunar file manager. Is there anyway to restore it?
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Using Fastboot in Terminal Xubuntu 12.10

Im trying to Unlock my Bootloader on my HTC One X+ but i always get stuck on using fastboot being unable to find my device. It gets stuck on the "fastboot oem get_identifier_token" command with < ...
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Messed up swap on clean install of Xubuntu 12.10

I did a clean install 32 bit Xubuntu using manual partitioning on 1TB drive. The swap partition is missing and the large lvm size cannot be changed using gparted. I want to reduce the size in order ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro 5,5 (Wifi Issue)

I know this question gets asked almost every day with a different Macbook version, but I can't seem to find anything definitive for a Summer '09 MBP (5,5). I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and wifi won't ...
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Missing volume app from notification area in Xubuntu 12.10 panel!

The volume control icon is missing from the panel. The n/w and battery icons are shown. When I try to edit the Notification Area from the Panel preferences I see the volume is not available as a known ...
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479 views

How to keep just Xubuntu?

I've installed lubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop on an Ubuntu 12.10 installation. Is there any way to remove the default gnome/unuty programs or at least the applications in the lubuntu-desktop ...
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Xubuntu does not recognise second identical ATI graphics card

I have 2 ATI graphics cards and 4 identical Samsung LCDs (2xDVI on each card, no crossfire though the bridge is connected), and I am hoping to configure them in the following manner. Currently, LCD ...
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How to fix “E:Malformed line 62 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? I recently updated to xubuntu 12.10 from an older suite. I followed instructions I found in other postings. cat ...
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How to compile Shrew VPN Xubuntu 12.10 with cmake?

I am trying to install Shrew VPN Xubuntu 12.10 and can not compile with cmake. Here is the error I am receiving: $ cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local -DQTGUI=YES -DETCDIR=/etc -DNATT=YES -- ...
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Change / Choose install path for a .deb

I would like to know if it is possible to choose where a .deb file will be installed, or if it is possible to move it after the installation to another directory without troubles for the app. I am ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 AMD Catalyst 12.11 beta 11 installation not working, how to recover default driver settings

I'm using a Xubuntu / windows 8 dual boot setup. My initial problem was that when running Xubuntu, my laptop (a rather new Dell Inspiron 5520, AMD 7670/Intel HD4000 hybrid) got very hot over time. I ...
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Programs autostarting, but not in list?

Background: Whenever I log into my account, gmusicbrowser and two chromium windows open. I checked my list of autostarting programs in the settings manager, and they aren't in it: Question: Why are ...
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How to Ubuntu upgrade from 10.10 to 12.10 32-bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade Ubuntu from an ISO image I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed. Kindly let me know if there are upgrades for changing my version of Ubuntu. Thank you for your ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 won't boot into desktop on XPS L502x

My Xubuntu 12.10 won't boot into desktop on XPS L502x after today's update and reboot (newer version of linux kernel included). When I installed Xubuntu 12.10 on this XPS L502x, I got the same ...