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I want to know how to create a multi boot DVD with all the Ubuntu flavors (Kubuntu, lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu) [duplicate]

I am a computer teacher. I am introducing my students to Linux, and I wish to create a multi boot live-DVD (single layer, 4.5GB) with all the Ubuntu flavors (Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu ...
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windows maximize to full screen and bottom hides behind the panel

I have one monitor above another. I would like to have a panel at the top of the bottom monitor and another at the bottom of the top monitor. Putting the panels in place works as expected. However, ...
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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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Black screen while installing kubuntu

I'm trying install kubuntu 13.10 using usb flash. But after selecting Try Kubuntu it hangs with black screen. I also tried Xubuntu 13.10 and Mint 16 Cinnamon but result the same. Please give advice. ...
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xUbuntu 13.10 display not working after install inc. kUbuntu and Ubuntu

I tried installing a fresh copy of xUbuntu 13.10 on my ASRock 970 UEFI mother with a Sapphire R9 280x video card. xUbuntu installs fine but when it loads the OS.. I can see the mouse cursor but ...
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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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Which packages are needed for a full kubuntu desktop?

I changed from Xubuntu 13.10 to Kubuntu by installing the package kubuntu-desktop with its dependencies by sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop But the system seems to lack some features, I think. ...
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64-bit 13.10 shows 1GB less RAM than 64-bit 13.04 did

Multiple 64-bit versions (Kubuntu, Lubuntu and Xubuntu) once installed on my ThinkPad R60 show 3GB of RAM, not the correct 4GB of RAM. Last week with 13.04, I had 4GB of RAM (which matches the BIOS) ...
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“Can't create test file /var/lib/mysql/user-desktop.lower-test”: How to run mysql server on Xubuntu 13.04 (kubuntu-desktop)

I have downloaded and unpacked MySQL 5.6.12 to /opt/mysql/server-5.6. I want to use this db instead of pre-installed 5.5 version. But neither version works. When I want to start a server with mysqld ...
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Ubuntu vs. Kubuntu vs. Xubuntu [closed]

Is there a link or any side-by-side comparisons detailing why one would choose Kubuntu or Xubuntu over Ubuntu? I am running on a somewhat older machine (Dell optilplex 745 tower), so how would this ...
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Changing distribution and keeping user files

I am using Kubuntu now, and hava partition as /home seperate from /. I want to install xubuntu instead of kubuntu. Can I do that without affecting my files at /home and is there any disadvanteges of ...
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system requirement

My laptop developed a bad sectors and not working well. It was with ubutuntu 12.04 LTS operating system. Now, I want to install ubuntu in an relatively old desktop with the following specifications ...
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Why does my display manager have the wrong keyboard layout after installation?

After installing X-/Kubuntu I always get the wrong/standart US keyboard layout both on my desktop and at the Display Manager. During the installation I set DE, deadgraveacute as the default layout. ...
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Can I run Ubuntu, Xubuntu and Kubuntu in the same computer?

I was wondering if I could run those three versions in the same computer and how. I would love having them in my computer.
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Ubuntu Variant / Linux Distros which uses least system resources (RAM, CPU)?

I have a netbook (an older Asus EEEPC 1005HA) which I want to get rid of Windows on (I like Windows, but I don't think it works well in a netbook environment). Basically, my question is which Ubuntu ...
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How do I install KDE or XFCE or LXDE to an Ubuntu 12.04 system with no internet connection?

How do you install a desktop environment such as KDE without an Internet connection in Ubuntu / Linux Mint? I want to install KDE 4.8.3 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS without an Internet connection?
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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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Ubuntu based OS won't boot

I have tried installing Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Kubuntu, and Linux Mint and after the install process is done they never boot up. The screen just turns black ans stays like that. Bodhi Linux works and ...
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Trying different flavors of Ubuntu from a USB drive [duplicate]

Is it possible to have a dual boot of different Ubuntu versions? X K L M E U Since only 1 gig of space is recommended you should be able to have 8 possible version on a 16 gig flash drive. Cause I ...
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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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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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Name of the sound settings application in Ubuntu?

I'm trying out Xubuntu and Kubuntu. I have a complicated sound setup which I knew how to setup in Ubuntu but I'm having trouble doing the same in Xubuntu and Kubuntu. I'd like to install the main GUI ...
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How to completely remove desktop?

I wanted to switch to Xfce (I had KDE and GNOME installed), and I did this : sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove kubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get ...
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How to remove KDE and XFCE applications from GNOME menu?

I am new to Linux. I installed kubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop over the default Ubuntu 10.10. I want to unclutter the menu, so that applications related to a particular desktop appear in menu ...