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Wifi LED continuosly blinking in xubuntu 13.10

I have hp 6730s base model notebook which has a wifi/bluetooth button to turn on/off the wifi and bluetooth .Also it shows yellow led when wireless devices are off and blue when on. But in xubuntu ...
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Problems booting xUbuntu on a USB drive

I'm having problems booting xUbuntu on an ASRock UEFI motherboard I have an following hardware I'm trying to setup with xUbuntu 12.04.3: AMD processor ASRock 970 Extreme 4 AM3+ Motherboard 16GB ...
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How to Get my AMD Graphics to work for games on xubuntu 13.10

How do i get my AMD Graphics to work for games to be less laggy on xubuntu 13.10. For GTA SA And COD 4 Graphics: AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250 Driver Chipset: Amd m880g chipset PC/Specs: HP ...
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xubuntu startup crash: error disk ',gpt2' grub rescue

Gparted froze up a couple of times while i was reformatting a micro SD card with my xubuntu hp. I wasn't able to restart gparted, as it had crashed, so I manually restarted (power button) my machine, ...
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Cannot load all websites

I am having problems loading websites in my xubuntu 13.10. I've had his problem before upgrading. The wireless connection is great and I can load google but not anything else I tried. Everything works ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 Radeon HD Mobility 4530: slow flash performance

I'm fairly new to Linux in general, I don't do much outside the basic usage with common support. I'm trying to get a mildly old laptop to work with xubuntu 13.10, it's struggling along on windows 7. ...
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Reset Launcher in Xubuntu 13.10

I added a couple of programs to the launcher in Xubuntu 13.10 and now the launcher is off centre and has multiple separators on the right side of the screen. Is there any way to reset the launcher? ...
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Install Quickly on XUbuntu

I installed Quickly on Xubuntu, used quickly create ubuntu-application testapp cd testapp and ran quickly run which showed me the application window. I ran quickly edit It worked after I ...
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I have just installed Xubuntu 13.10 and I can't find the new partitions

Today I did a fresh installation of Xubuntu 13.10 on my PC. I had already installed windows 7, my main OS, so I restarted and booted from the Xubuntu CD I burnt, to begin the installation. I selected ...
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Display issue after disconnecting extra monitor xfce

I am using Xubuntu 13.10 (just updated) and before upgrading to it I installed and configured XFCE to allow for an extra monitor to be used with my laptop. I was hoping that I could remove and ...
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instalation process

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 & 13.04 several times using the option eraser all disk and install Ubuntu. And after installation process finished, I restarted pc and it said boot device not found, ...
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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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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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Xubuntu 13.10 networking

I recently installed xubuntu 13.10, from then I am having issues with network. When I tried to restart the network using the command service networking restart, the network never come up. I am able ...
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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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How to boot Xubuntu with rEFInd?

I currently have Arch (64 bit) installed and am booting it with rEFInd. I also have Windows 7 64 bit installed and the dual booting works just fine. Concerning Linux, /home and / are on two different ...
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Network printer installation problem

I'm trying to install a network printer in Xubuntu 13.10. When running the installer, after I select my printer and chose to use a Local Driver it's stays there without doing anything. Also the using ...
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Xubuntu Doesn't see PHP Packs

I installed xubuntu and then installed php5, mysql-server, apache2. When I try to serve my php scripts, php says it can't find mcrypt extension. I installed it. It surely is installed, but php cli ...
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xubuntu internet not working after installation

i just installed xubuntu 12.04LTS. My internet works, just tested it on a live cd. But when I start up into xubuntu, the first message i get is "connection lost - you are no longer connected to the ...
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Using XUBUNTU for Heroes of Newerth?

I wish to play Heroes of Newerth. Since i have older PC, it is kinda troublesome. I DO cover the sys reqs, but barely. I have: 2,4GHRz AMD processor (which is overclocked with Hz only, no voltage -- ...
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System speakers not recognized

Since upgrading to Xubuntu 13.10, sound has not functioned properly (e.g. screeching when playing Skype notifications). Now, however, it does not function at all. pavucontrol only shows Dummy Output ...
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Openchrome and Xubuntu

ECS model: P4M800PRO-M2 Pentium 4 CPU Card: VIA CN700/P4M800 Pro/P4M800 CE/VN800 Graphics [S3 UniChrome Pro] xubuntu 13.04 is ok fine. xubuntu 13.10 in liveusb have black screen no tty. in boot i see ...
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Cannot install apps from the software centre

Every time I install apps from the Software Center I get an error message which says Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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installing unity system tray plugins in xubuntu

I'm very new to Linux and was using Ubuntu with the unity desktop. I was looking around online and have fell in love with xubuntu desktop environment, so I downloaded the ISO and did a clean install ...
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Laptop touchscreen stopped working in Xubuntu 13.10

I've been using the XFCE desktop for about a week now, and my touchscreen worked fine in it at first. However, it has stopped working in XFCE, although it still works in Unity. I'm using an ASUS ...
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quicksynergy doesn't work between ubuntu 13.10 and Xubuntu 12.04

The server is Xubuntu 12.04 while the client is Ubuntu 13.10. My quicksynergy doesn't work. But it works well with another Windows client. By the way, before I switch my server from Ubuntu 13.10 to ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 pulseaudio indicator still loose

There is this common bug on xubuntu 13.10 that is fixed here: Volume indicator issue after xubuntu 13.10 upgrade Except this fix doesnt work here, I tried to execute ...
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Mouse and Keyboard loss on Laptop

I am having a weird bug on my Asus laptop with Xubuntu 13.0.4. Sometimes when I start it everything works fine except for the keyboard and mouse that don't respond. I have to remove the battery to ...
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Add the risize arrow to Xubuntu as in Mac OS X

How can I set windows to occupy my entire screen, so it looks just like it would if you were using a Windows PC in full screen mode, and all of the Parallels Desktop controls are hidden. This future ...
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How do I get Xubuntu to use my mouse size/theme settings everywhere?

I'm really enjoying Xubunut, except for one thing - the only time it obeys my mouse size/theme settings is when I'm not in a system tool or application. By default, the mouse cursor size is pretty ...
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How to google chromebook webcam on a ubuntu osI

I have a google chromebook and I installed Ubuntu and I would like to use the webcam that comes on the chromebook but I don't know how to access it or install Ubuntu drivers for the webcam. Can ...
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Extended display - nightmare

I have been struggling for quite a while, and I hope one of you can shed some lights on my issue. I am using Xubuntu 13.10 (Ubuntu 12.04LTS behaves the same way, higher version wouldn't install, ...
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Create a new rails show the error message

Bundler could not find compatible versions for gem "bundler": In Gemfile: rails (= 4.0.0) depends on bundler (< 2.0, >= 1.3.0) Current Bundler version: bundler (1.0.15) I ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 : keyboard layout ignored (live CD and installation)

Using the new Xubuntu 13.10 64 bits installation CD, I can't get french keyboard to work. Running live CD, I chose french langage, but keyboard layout seems to be the english one. After installation ...
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“Application Finder” default to expanded?

Is there a way to configure "Application Finder" to open in expanded view? (xubuntu 13.10)
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Xubuntu problems on 13.10

In order to increase the speed of working on my netbook, I recently switched over to Xubuntu using the command: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop Here are the issues which I see: There is ...
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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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Asus USB-N66 Wireless Adapter

EDIT: I just realized I am an idiot. I installed it. However, now it locks up Linux every time I connect to the internet. Any ideas?
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Why am I seeing only 8 colors in terminal (Xterm)?

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 and I want to use Vim as my default editor for everything. I have downloaded many vim color schemas and tried them out, but all of them don't look like the official ...
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WWAN (gobi2000) / Thinkpad / Xubuntu 13.10 not working

I did copy the firmware, installed the gobi-loader as ThinkWiki suggests. lsusb shows Bus 00 Device 005: ID 05c6:9205 Qualcomm, Inc. The 9205 indicates that the firmware is loaded correctly. I can ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 and Macbook Pro 8.2

I've just recently installed Xubuntu 13.04 on my early MacBook Pro and some things don't work while others do. I looked around and I can't find any good fixes for these problems. I have the 2010 ...
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13.04, Asus Zenbook Prime UX51VZ HDMI Output to tv not functioning

I've downloaded the Nvidia drivers and bumblebee, I'm running xubuntu 13.04. When I plug the HDMI cord into the side of my laptop, with the TV on hdmi input, nothing happens. When I open up display ...
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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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utorrent is unable to download anything, not even peer discovery. What could be wrong ? [Xubuntu 13.04]

I am able to run the server in my browser, but when I add any torrent it does nothing. It is unable to find any peers. I have tried the same torrent on Windows version of utorrent and it downloads ...
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Network Monitor applet in Xubuntu 13.04

Heyy there, I have the applet to show current traffic, it shows results in KiB format, Can I change it into Mbps? Thank you.
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xorg, jetty, and lightdm all crash my system when run

Whenever I start xorg my computer crashes. I am brought out to a black screen much like the one that it shows when I shut down my computer. After displaying this screen for awhile it kicks me out to ...
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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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Xubuntu set overscan to 0 for grub and boot screen

Once booted the desktop is fine using the AMD fglrx drivers since I can set the overscan to 0 using the catalyst control center. I don't get the 1 inch border around the screen once booted. However I ...
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How to find corrupted config files?

For some reason, some file(s) in ~/.config became corrupted and I got caught in the infinite login loop problem. I fixed this by moving these files into another directory. Of course, now my desktop ...
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Can I change notification dialog text?

I am using the latest Xubuntu 13.04. When I go to shut down, I receive the confirmation notification stating "Are you sure you want to shut down?" I would like to keep this dialog box, but I want to ...