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Guake goes over the menubar in Xubuntu 12.04.02

I have the following problem when using guake: The menubar of Xubuntu is gone when opening guake, normally guake will open directly under the menubar, but not this time. I am running Xubuntu ...
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[Xubuntu]Headphones audio don't work

i have installed xubuntu and it's all okey, but the sounds/audio don't work in the headphones also if are recognized by the system. Help pls Here there are some useful informations: Result of lspci ...
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Change Xubuntu's default text editor globally

There's a lot of tutorials on how to change the default text editor in Unity and Gnome. There's none for Xubuntu/XFCE. How do I change all mousepad's associations to sublime text? I know I could ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 - mobile broadband can not be enabled

I installed Xubuntu 13.04 and Lubuntu 13.04; not together (dual boot) but one by one. For both, I experienced the same issue. My notebook is Acer AO532h. I want to use Xubuntu or Lubuntu on it. ...
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xorg-video-abi-13 dependency problem

I'm trying to install the ATI driver for my Probook 4540s (3000/7650M) according to instructions given in How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers working?. After execute the following command: ...
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internet connection doesnt work properly [duplicate]

I have a problem with my internet connection on xubuntu 13.04. Sometimes it works perfectly, but sometimes it is very slow or doesnt work at all and I have to refresh page or restart installation in ...
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How to set keyboard shortcut for “switch user” in Xubuntu?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut in Xubuntu (13.04), but I have no idea what to put for the command. What is the command for invoking switch user?
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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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Unable to adjust brightness in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu13.04

I've recently upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 and noticed that I'm unable to use the brightness keys to adjust the brightness of my screen. I've tried just about everything this thread suggest and I'm still ...
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Xubuntu XFCE switcher icons

Is it possible to somehow modify the XFCE alt+tab switcher? What I'd like: use theme icons (for some apps it uses some lowres-non-theme ones, for others it works nice) don't make tiny previews for ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 freezes before login on splash screen [closed]

Before you mark this as a duplicate for this What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? note that it is for issues after login, not before. I have tried previous versions of the kernel, Alt-F2, ...
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First time using Ubuntu not sure the installation is correct

So I got fed up with Microsoft and decided I was going to start using exclusively open source products. Very little experience outside the Windows OS environment so I picked Ubuntu which I thought ...
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USB DVD Drive not playing DVDS

I am running Xubuntu 13.04 and I have a USB DVD Drive as its a notebook. The only problem is that it's not playing DVD's or CD's. Ive installed Restricted extra's to see if that would sort it but it ...
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Help How to install HD5550 in xubuntu 13.04

How to install a ati hd5550 in xubuntu 13.04 please help
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no password to report app crashes

How do I reset the password to report app crashes when the yellow "crash" icon appears in the desktop tray for xubuntu? It seems to be the same password for adding users. Note that I can add users ...
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Why does my Xubuntu LibreOffice looks ugly?

My LibreOffice installation looks like Windows 95. The rest of my Xubuntu looks okay. Why? How can I fix it? Click on the image for a full-resolution picture. On the screenshot Leafpad and ...
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install CD hangs

Trying to install 32bit x86 xubuntu on sdb. sda has grub, W2000 and Fedora-3. Install CD live session works like a charm (this is why I chose xubuntu based on previous experience with it on usb stick ...
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Fn key doesn't work inside shell

I've installed Xubuntu 12.10 and I've occours that Fn key (I used that for type / ) doesn't work inside standard shell (but it works in the rest of programs). How can I fix it?
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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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How to fix broken top panel in Xubuntu 12.04 after Xfce 4.10 upgrade?

Ugraded from ppa. This is what it looks like now:
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Accessing Mac filesystem from xUbuntu

I have a macbook pro with 2 OS's... Mac OSx and Xubuntu (newest release.) I have followed a lifehacker guide on allowing access of my OSx partition when booted into my linux OS which included ...
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Certain Xubuntu graphics persist on Ubuntu

I recently installed the Xubuntu desktop environment on my Ubuntu machine. It's nice, but I switched back to Ubuntu as by default desktop environment. But when I change the volume or brightness, the ...
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Why does Skype hang randomly when talking with somebody over it?

From a couple of days I am facing a problem with Skype. When I'm talking with somebody, after 5, 10 or 30 (randomly) minutes it just hangs up. I have this problem with Skype 4.1.0.20 and 2.1.0.81. I'm ...
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GRUB Won't Find Kernel

I just upgraded from Xubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04 using sudo do-release-upgrade -d. I accidentally turned my computer off during the upgrade process when I meant to restart xscreensaver and some ...
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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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How to turn off beep on suspend in xubuntu

When I close the lid or type pm-suspend, I get a beep from my Thinkpad X220 running Xubuntu. How do I remove that beep? It is louder if the volume is louder, so it's from the regular speakers (also, ...
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Can't change xubuntu desktop background

I recently installed the xubuntu-desktop over Ubuntu 12.10. I'm trying set my wallpaper to change every 5 minutes, but it doesn't seem to be working. In desktop settings, I have it set to image list, ...
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Why is right click not recognized in Xubuntu 12.04

I'm using an Asus F55A Notebook which has the mouse buttons integrated with the touchpad. Right-click works with Ubuntu 12.04 but It doesn't in Xubuntu 12.04.
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could not start session 'gnome' for xubuntu

I installed 12.10 (server) onto a laptop and use xubuntu-desktop, which works fine. However, changing GRUB to boot to text and then entering startx esults, not in xubuntu, but a popup along the lines ...
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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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connect-debounce spam on TTY and system suspend

The below output from dmesg shows the same thing I see when I ctrl+alt+F1, if is stop lightdm and sometimes if I suspend the machine. [ 615.128020] hub 1-0:1.0: connect-debounce failed, port 2 ...
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How to mount ubuntu share on other ubuntu machine?

I dont know much about ubuntu ,I want to mount a ubuntu share on one machine to other ubuntu. mount -t smbfs //windowsmachine/sharefolder /mnt/share -o username=user,password=pass (smbfs or ...
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How to have '~/.config/autostart' contents back?

I had to erased all the contents of the folder /home/rgr/.config/autostart in the recovery mode in order to start the computer because of a video card change. Is there a way to have those contents ...
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HP Envy 6 Overheating

I've got some overheating issues with my HP Envy 6 1170sf. When I start my ultrabook, the minimal heat is 76°C if I do nothing. There is nothing to see in powertop, and Jupiter is set to "power ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 Dual screen HDMI

Im trying to set up a Dual Screen for my Netbook (Asus EEE Pc X101CH) I tried using 'grandr' but cant seem to get the screens to split. Ive looked around but there doesnt seem to be much on the ...
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Xubuntu debconfig

It seems that this bug (which is just debconfig flashing on the screen during installs on the software center) is just a minor annoyance, but hasn't it been worked on yet? I'm running Xubuntu 12.10 ...
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Audio no longer working after AMD Catalyst install, Xubuntu 12.04

On a fresh Xubuntu install today I installed fglrx-updates, fglrx-amdcccle-updates and fglrx-updates-dev and, after restarting, everything worked fine apart from audio. The volume indicator is greyed ...
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make slingshot-launcher run in fullscreen mode on Xubuntu

Here's what I got cooking on Xubuntu 12.04 SLINGSHOT LAUNCHER for precise elementary-daily ppa but it runs in a mini mode on the upper left of the screen. Installing gala or mutter did not get it ...
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Can't get to install Photoshop on 12.10 with wine

I'm trying to install either CS5 or CS6 with no luck. I get an error before the installation starts. err:winediag:xrandr12_init_modes Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0. Please ...
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A more feature filled mintmenu like applet for Xubuntu 12.04

I do not want to install the mintmenu. I am requesting anything that is XFCE NATIVE. I'd love to see something like Mintmenu written for XFCE. I can't install MintMenu because the Mate desktop ...
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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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Rotating text on a vertical Xfce panel

I just discovered the vertical orientation for Xfce panels, but I'd like the text on the panel applets to be rotated counterclockwise, rather than clockwise. Is this possible?
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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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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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Always show Location bar when opening files

Background Using Xubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I followed these instructions: http://askubuntu.com/a/278010/64957 By running the following: gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences ...
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How to automatically expand location with File Open dialog? [duplicate]

Background By default, the "File Open" dialog resembles: Problem More often than not, my first interaction with this dialog is to click the pencil icon to reveal the path. I then paste the path ...
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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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shrink the size of tmpfs folders

After checking my disk space in Xubuntu, I noticed I have files holding unnecessary disk space and not coming close to using it. Is there a way to limit the space it is holding? I have marked the ...
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Xubuntu how to check used and free disk space

How can I check free and used disk space on Xubuntu? On Ubuntu, this was very easy to do, but I don't see a program that accomplishes this now with Xubuntu.