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Gnome3 on Xubuntu keeps forgetting my screen resolution

I installed Gnome3 on Xubuntu. After I install I used the display manager to set the resolution at 1024*768. But after every reboot Gnome keeps going to 800*600. Fixes I tried. I made an ...
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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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Installing Gnome 3, should I use gdm or lightdm?

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 and I wanted to try out Gnome 3, so i started installing it, and during the installation it is asking me what display manager should I use by default: gdm or lightdm. ...
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1answer
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How to switch from Ubuntu gnome to Xubuntu

I am currently using ubuntu GNOME as desktop environment and my computer is dual-booting between Ubuntu and and windows. I want to switch from GNOME to Xubuntu without losing any of my data. Is there ...
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Unity unable to login (can login with xubuntu) [duplicate]

Any and all help would be appreciated... Ok so. My laptop is Ubuntu 14.04, and the other day I restarted it and then was no longer able to login. So what happens? I attempt to login (lightdm) and ...
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Safe to disable gnome-services in Xubuntu?

In the startup settings of Xubuntu 14.04, I see an entry about gnome-services. I'd be happy to get rid of the gnome-keyring if I disable these, but what other things do I miss if I do that? Is it ...
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1answer
660 views

Getting a Global Menu on Xubuntu 13.10

How do I get a true global menu on Xubuntu or Ubuntu/Gnome 3 Classic 13.10? I don't want the Unity autohiding menu, just a horizontal global menu that lives in a toolbar on top of the screen. I know ...
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Change background and foreground color of special windows

I'm customizing my Xubuntu theme. With GNOME Color Chooser I can change most of the default option regarding the colours of windows background. But seems that for some special widows like Volume ...
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Understanding different ubuntu distros and programs [duplicate]

I am slowly stumbling through Ubuntu. I use the unity interface, which if I understand correctly, sits on top of gnome (or is it gtk+?) and uses LightD{isplay}M{anager}. I also understand there are ...
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1answer
676 views

ati 6770 on ubuntu 13.10 with xfce

I am having problems getting the proprietary drivers to work with Xfce. I can load gnome sessions but not xfce. any insight?.. after I installed the drivers, I had to alt+tab over to a text login ...
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0answers
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Installation of ubuntu(edubuntu,kubuntu,lubuntu,xubuntu,ubuntu-gnome,ubuntu-server) saucy in i386-desktop without internet connection [duplicate]

I need to install ubuntu(edubuntu,kubuntu,lubuntu,xubuntu,ubuntu-gnome,ubuntu-server) saucy in i386-desktop without internet connection. I read alternate-CD has been stopped from Saucy. Is there way ...
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1answer
186 views

How do I integrate Gnome applications properly in XFCE?

Recently I've installed Xfce. I had used Xubuntu some time ago and wanted to install it again because of the more extensive possibilities to configurate it. However, now I have one problem: some Gnome ...
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completely remove xfce from xubuntu 13.04 and install gnome

I don't like unity in new ubuntu. So I download xubuntu for my laptop. Now I don't like xfce as well and I want gnome. How can I completely remove xfce from xubuntu 13.04 and install gnome 3.8?
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Unable to set keyboard shortcut for gnome-screenshot -a

I'm using Ubuntu12.04 with xfce-desktop. I can apply a keyboard shortcut successfully for gnome-screenshot gnome-screenshot -w through Settings Manager->Keyboard->Shortcut. The weird thing is ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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How can I change the white background in the file manager?

I would like to change the white background of my file manager. (I really searched everywhere and tried a lot of things.) I was trying to change CSS files of my theme (GTK2 & GTK3 folders) and I ...
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1answer
207 views

How do I prevent these errors from showing up with GNOME keyring?

Background Trying to update a repository, after a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04, using: git pull Problem The following message appeared: WARNING: gnome-keyring:: couldn't connect to: ...
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1answer
233 views

Do many desktop environments slow down the system?

Ubuntu originally has several available desktop environments to be chosen during login (like Gnome and Unity). I want to install others like KDE, LXDE, XFCE, etc. I wonder if installing many other ...
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2answers
313 views

Is there a way to generate the gnome3 effect when pressing the super key on xfce

I've switched to xfce from gnome3. Mainly to experiment. I find the super key effect on gnome shell really useful. Both the showing all windows and the application finder are convenient. Is there a ...
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1answer
1k views

Gnome Shell doesn't load on Xubuntu

All these things I have done before on an identical previous installation on the same laptop, and it worked perfectly. So this is very confusing for me: I installed Xubuntu 12.10 on my laptop and ...
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3answers
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How to reset Ubuntu Fonts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset gnome font configuration? I've just followed some advice on askubuntu and installed gnome-shell over lubuntu. Everything went smooth, apart from the fonts that ...
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1answer
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How can gnome based applications such as rhythmbox use a proxy

I happen to be using xubuntu but I dont think the desktop-environment is applicable in this context. I noticed that some gnome-based applications such as rhythmbox cannot fetch any information from ...
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1answer
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Keep the same Ubuntu boot screen while keeping a desktop package

I have Ubuntu 10.04 . Just after installing Ubuntu, I installed all the desktop packages except lubuntu. Then when I restarted the computer, Ubuntu shows the Kubuntu boot screen when I restart the ...
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1answer
322 views

What different desktop environments are available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What different DE's and shells are available? I like to play with desktop environments and I know how to get Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Gnome but I don't know how to get ...
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1answer
407 views

Xubuntu 11.10 crashes when running any GNOME service [closed]

After booting a clean install of Xubuntu 11.10 64 bit, everything works fine. Screenshot: But when I run any GNOME app (I ran nautilus in the following example), the xfce kind of crashes and leaves ...
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Shortcut to restart the X-screen in Xubuntu like 'r' is for Gnome Shell

Just like in Gnome-shell, wherein you can restart the X-screen with a terminal command 'r' without closing any of the running applications, is there something in Xubuntu which could serve the same ...
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4answers
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kubuntu v/s xubuntu v/s ubuntu

Note: Before posting this, I looked at a similar thread, but could not find what I was looking for. I am using Ubuntu at present. Learnt about kubuntu & xubuntu recently. Visited its websites ...
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1answer
130 views

New upstream version of gnome-mplayer. How do I ask for this to be considered for release / commit?

I have been using gnome-mplayer 1.0.4 with xubuntu 11.10 and it has a number of bugs. I have been reporting these on code.google.com/p/gnome-mplayer/issues/detail?id=558 Anyhow... the dev says there ...
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1answer
167 views

Does installing more desktop environments break my system?

I plan to install Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit and then install Xfce, Gnome and KDE desktops from USC. Will it break my system?