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Can't boot ISO from USB UNetbootin

I was trying to install Linux Mint and a few other OS's through UNetbootin. (Xubuntu 12.04) The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press ...
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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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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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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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Mouse and keyboard do not work on the login screen

I just finished installing Xubuntu 13.10 in UEFI mode. So it's a fresh install. However, I am not logged in. I am currently up and running with the USB flash drive I used to install it, since I ...
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Xfce Custom Menuelement / Menueditor

So i've installed xubuntu (my first linux system ;) ) and i want to add a custom menu to the taskbar. I know that i can add a menu, and change the file that this menu is using, but how do i create ...
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Vim lines get off-by-one

On Xubuntu 13.04, when I execute a VIM command command mode, like [esc] then :w. I'll occasionally find that a bunch of gobbly-gook stays in the very last line of the terminal. The text with the ...
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Can't find Spyder or Ipython Notebook applications after Anaconda install (xubuntu 13.10)

I installed Anaconda 2.7. I can run spyder and ipython notebook from the terminal but I can't find the applications at all from the desktop. Is there a specific place I should look? Should I just ...
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How to switch from Lubuntu to Xubuntu [duplicate]

I've just installed xubuntu-desktop on my trusty Lenovo X61 on top of Lubuntu 13.10. However, when the machine boots up it always logs straight into a Lubuntu session without asking. To resolve this I ...
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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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Xubuntu not shutting down

I've installed the xubuntu-desktop package onto my Ubuntu 13.10 install. I like the look and the feel of the Xubuntu desktop however, I'm running into several issues: Shutting down / logging out ...
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xubuntu's desktop behaves abnormally

My xubuntu used to work well but today it doesn't seem good: As you can see, only a rectangle part is available now, the rest space is grey and right clicking the grey part doesn't seem to work... ...
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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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Fresh Xubuntu install erased other partitions [duplicate]

I got bored of my Windows 7/Fedora dual boot and decided to install Xubuntu 13.04 (yes, I know it's outdated, but I intended to upgrade later) over Fedora. This was my drive structure: /dev/sda: ...
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x11vnc much slower than Xvnc + how to get a Xubuntu session manually

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 on a headless server inside a VMware virtual machine. I'd prefer using x11vnc over Xvnc in order to use LightDM and the X server started by LightDM (and login using ...
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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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Only see the desktop with Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

my first install was 13.10, and everything was working fine a few days. Only last in the afternoon, I tried logging into Ubuntu, I entered my password, but after it accepted it, it only showed my ...
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Can I install ONTO a flash drive?

Okay, so I recently found out how to install the Xubuntu .iso onto a flash drive. I proceeded to do the live version from the flash drive. I wanted to actually install on the flash drive (where it ...
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Would GTA Sa Work Fine with xubuntu 13.10

would GTA SA work fine with Xubuntu 13.10 And the open source driver for my Graphics AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250 Driver?
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Deja-dup keeps asking me for my password every few minutes and doesn't seem to be doing anything

Every time I run deja-dup it repeatedly asks me for my password every few mintues. Also, in the 'detals' screen it just shows the same files and doesn't seem to scan any new ones. Any thoughts or ...
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Xubuntu reopens last session applications even though it shouldn't

There's something strange going on with my Xubuntu setup (13.10 at the moment, but I remember having this issue in 13.04 as well, before upgrading). Each time I log in, the system reopens the ...
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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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Can I only show windows that are open on the currently focused workspace on the launcher bar?

I have few windows opened on my first workspace, and few on second, but all appear on switch bar in the bottom. I want to have in the bar windows from only one workspace I am using now. I was looking ...
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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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Printer and software for label printing?

I'm looking for a printer to print on adhesive product labels like these: http://www.onlinelabels.com/OL996.htm?src=dlc-28 Are most printers compatible with Ubuntu? Also what would be a good ...
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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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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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How to execute a script with Cron

I would like to schedule a simple script to execute when the machine reboots. I have other schedule other commands in crontab using @reboot without any problems, but I can't seem to get my script to ...
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Sudden black screen after login Xubuntu 13.10

Everything worked fine (except for the audio widget), and suddenly, i boot and after i set my login credentials in the session manager, the screen goes black. How is one supposed to fix it? I find ...
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No WiFi in Xubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Xubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Satellite. To my dismay, I could not get a WiFi connection. I know the computer has WiFi, because it worked before. I can get a wired connection. ...
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How can I make touchpad not change workspace in xubuntu 13.10?

In Xubuntu 13.10 horizontal scrolling changes workspace. I don't want it to, so how do I disable it? In Lubuntu I can change ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml.
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Chromium is really slow in Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu 12.04.3 on my Toshiba Satellite, and I've noticed that Chromium is REALLY slow. I have a 3 bar WiFi signal, so it can't be that. Also, when the computer ran Windows, it ...
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Can't run any Blender version with Xubuntu 13.10

After upgrading to Xubuntu 13.10, I also got the new Blender 2.69. Didn't work. It opens an empty window and then shuts down. I tried the usual method (download, unzip, click executable), tried ...
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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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How to auto restart a crashed app? [duplicate]

Im tired that everytime my dock (i use docky) crash i have to manual reopen it. There is a way for auto restart docky everytime it crash? I mean something that can auto reopen the app when it ...
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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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Problem in Chromium browser logging

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04. It originally was Lubuntu 12.04, then I installed xubuntu-desktop. I'm still using Chromium as my browser because it's running on a Netbook. Everything works really well ...
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(Xubuntu) How to set the wallpaper using the command line?

I've done a lot of googling but haven't been able to find a solution to my problem. I am a teacher and I'm using Xubuntu on some student computers. I have everything locked down pretty good, but I ...
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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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How to fix tearing in windows and videos in Xubuntu 13.10?

I'm using Xubuntu 13.10 with nouveau drivers and a GeForce GPU and I've noticed videos in VLC (and Parole) as well as other applications like Firefox and Chrome (when scrolling) show tearing. Any ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 64bit - Slow and buggy “log out” process?

I'm a Windows convert who has done only a little bit of dabbling in Ubuntu in the past (back in Dapper Drake a few years back). A lot has changes since then, and I've been yearning to jump back into ...
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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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Configuring splash screen to fully cover the boot

I'm trying to set the splash screens for the whole boot, from the selection in grub until DE fully loads. My DE is xfce 4.10, running xubuntu 13.10. Now, I have the default plymounth xubuntu theme, ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 volume panel item always shows “muted”

When I use the Fn keys for volume (up, down, mute), I get a nice notification of the current volume, and everything works. However, the panel item for volume, between battery and network, always ...