Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based Linux operating system.

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Is there a way to get rid of the default file manager for Xubuntu without having to get rid of the desktop?

I recently switched from Lubuntu to Xubuntu but I prefer Lubuntu's file manager, PCManFM, to Thunar, which is the default file manager in Xubuntu. So I installed PCManFM instead. Then I tried to ...
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Fix order of window buttons in xfce panel

Soon after installing Xubuntu, I moved the default dock from the bottom of the screen to the left, and added a regular panel in the bottom with the window list. However, as I open windows, the window ...
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Turning off screensaver in Unity after installing xubuntu-desktop 12.10

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10. I installed the xubuntu-desktop package to see if I would like it and determined I would prefer to keep using unity. Ever since I did that I've been running into certain issues ...
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How to change the colour xfce panel windowlist buttons flash

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04. I have a panel at the top of my screen, with a "Window Buttons" item on it that shows the list of open windows (panel-tasklist-menu). I'm using a dark theme, and when the ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 AMD Catalyst 12.11 beta 11 installation not working, how to recover default driver settings

I'm using a Xubuntu / windows 8 dual boot setup. My initial problem was that when running Xubuntu, my laptop (a rather new Dell Inspiron 5520, AMD 7670/Intel HD4000 hybrid) got very hot over time. I ...
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selinux folder in root directory (/)

While navigating through my files, I noticed a "selinux" folder in root (/); it doesn't have any files in it, has completely root(root) permissions, and when I looked up about it, it seems to be some ...
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Move OS to another computer

Is it possible to install latest Xubuntu x64 (generic kernel) to the HDD on one computer and then move this HDD to another computer? Will it break something? Is there any pitfalls i should know about? ...
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Thunar files view, date format “today, yesterday”

The detail view of Thunar shows the modification time as localized date (dd.mm.YYYY for my location), which is fine, but I would like to see the time, too. And it doesn't show the recently modified ...
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USB ports not responding in Xubuntu 12.04

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 on an Asus X83V Laptop and a couple days ago, all my USB ports stopped responding, with neither my mouse nor flash drives or any usb devices responding. When I connect my ...
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I used fixparts and lost my backup parts.txt!

I'm using xubuntu 12.10 live . While installing it didn't detect the rest of partitions, even Gparted didn't detect them . I used Fixparts : www.rodsbooks.com/fixparts in order to fix this . I made ...
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I can't find partititions while installing Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubiquity doesn’t see any partitions on the Disk I'm running LiveCD Xubuntu on Windows 7. Once the installation begin, it shows: this computer currently has no ...
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Xubuntu 12.04: wrong time; change system language

I have recently installed Xubuntu 12.04 on my rather old computer. Most of the things are fine but I have a couple of problems. During the installation I was asked to choose a language and I chose ...
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XFCE on Nexus 7: onboard and closing windows

I have recently installed XFCE on my Nexus 7 Ubuntu installation and I really like the increased speed, but I just have two issues with it: The onboard does not pop up automatically when I click on ...
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Ardour, system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory

After installing and starting Ardour I receive the following warning message: WARNING: Your system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory. This might cause Ardour to run out of memory ...
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Nexus 7 XFCE install error [closed]

So I attempted to install package xubuntu-desktop on my Nexus 7,but it keeps getting this error: Failed to fetch ...
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What is the Default Theme in Xubuntu 12.10

I am using OpenSUSE 12.2 and I would like to apply the default look and feel of Xubuntu 12.10. I would like to know what is the Default desktop theme name Icon set name Default settings of the ...
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How can non-admin users connect to Wi-Fi networks?

I'm trying to configure PolicyKit so that other users are allowed to configure Wi-Fi connections, but my changes don't seem to bring any results at all. When a non-admin user tries to connect to a ...
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(Xubuntu) no touchpad or mouse on Aspire One D270

I installed Xubuntu 12.10 on an Aspire One D270 using a Live USB. Initially, the live USB wouldn't boot, but by running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade on it (on a different machine), I upgraded the kernel ...
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Ubuntu live dvd spins down during boot on 2007 macbook

I'm trying to install xubuntu 12.10 on a 2007 macbook. I have burned the .iso file on a cd correctly and it boots on my desktop, however when I try to boot it on the laptop, while it seems to boot, at ...
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How to install a .ttf font in Xubuntu 11.10 32-bit

I installed the OCR-A font in Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit using the Font Viewer. As usual, I just double-clicked the file and then Install, without problems. But, when I tried to do the same in another PC ...
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why cant i install xubuntu using wubi installer?

I have tried a couple times to install Xubuntu using WUBI. All I get is this error: An error occurred: Cannot download the metalink and therefore the ISO For more information please see log ...
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Synaptics Touchpad : solving 2 finger problem triggered by resting palm

My laptop is: "Lenovo G580" and it comes with a very sensitive touchpad. Specially, when I place my hands comfortably to type, it "thinks" I'm touching the top-left corner. This becomes really ...
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How to automount NTFS usb sticks on Xubuntu 12.10?

I'm running the Xubuntu 12.10 on a Lenovo T520 laptop. If I plug a FAT formatted usb stick, it's mounted automatically, but if I plug in a NTFS formatted one, I have to mount it manually. How to ...
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Pcmanfm displays duplicate drive entries in sidebar, how do I fix this?

Pcmanfm is displaying duplicate drive entries in the sidebar. This occurs even if the drives are not mounted and at times will display 3 to 4 drive duplicates. How do I fix this?
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Xubuntu Mail Watcher (XFCE Plugin) Won't Connect To IMAP

I am trying to get the XFCE Mail Watcher panel plugin to check my IMAP mail, but it won't connect to my server. I have entered the details correctly -- they're exactly the same as those I use in ...
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Will software in Ubuntu work in Xubuntu as well?

I've just recently installed Xubuntu 12.04 on my 10 year laptop and on my Acer Aspire One netbook and I'm wondering if the software that I run in Ubuntu 12.04 will also work in Xubuntu. I would think ...
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Why can't I delete an item(in this case a java tar.gz) file of usb live boot for Xubuntu 12.10?

I am booting Xubuntu 12.10 off a live usb and cannot delete a tar.gz file, every time i try to delete the file it says it cannot find or create the trash directory :( is there anyway to fix this so i ...
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I have no sound in Acer Acpire TimelineX with Nvidia Optumis. Geforce 450M CUDA

I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop and today I have just installed Xubuntu. I had several problems with this system. My laptop worked reaaally slow so i had to switch from unity 3d into 2d. It ...
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Programs autostarting, but not in list?

Background: Whenever I log into my account, gmusicbrowser and two chromium windows open. I checked my list of autostarting programs in the settings manager, and they aren't in it: Question: Why are ...
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hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Xubuntu 12.04

Following the instructions posted in hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Ubuntu 11.10 with bumblebee 3.0? Watching videos with hardware acceleration enabled gives me sound but no ...
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XFCE 4.10 panel auto hide feature stops working on occasions

After upgrade to Xubuntu 12.04 XFCE panel auto hide feature has stopped working.This happens especially after launching applications in full screen mode. After restart it goes back to normal. But it ...
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How to configure system wide proxy.pac on Xubuntu 12.10?

At work i have a proxy.pac file and I'd like to use it to configure my Xubuntu 12.10! How can I do it? Thanks! :D
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How to Ubuntu upgrade from 10.10 to 12.10 32-bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade Ubuntu from an ISO image I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed. Kindly let me know if there are upgrades for changing my version of Ubuntu. Thank you for your ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 doesn't save screen brightness on reboot

I have a laptop running Xubuntu 12.10 that doesn't save the brightness setting on reboot. There are some explanations on Ask Ubuntu about how to have a specific brightness be set on reboot, but not ...
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Xubuntu LightDM shows blank screen half the time [closed]

System info: (will be amended if any more info is asked for) My laptop runs Xubuntu 12.10. As it has a Solid State Drive, /tmp, /var/tmp, /var/log and /var/log/apt are set to tmpfs in the /etc/fstab ...
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Cannot find Xorg.conf in Xubuntu 12.10

For some resolution reasone, i need to use custom edid.bin. As i know, it can be configure in Xorg.conf, but there is
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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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Black screen on boot after installing ati drivers

System: Xubuntu 12.10 x86 I installed the Ati drivers using the Software Center, everything apparently whent fine (no error messages). After rebooting the system i get a black screen. The system ...
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where can I delete the password cache in krusader in xubuntu?

I have installed krusader under Xubuntu and there I stored an ssh-password in the cache. Now the password changed, and I have no option to re-enter the password. krusader only tells me, that the ...
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Screenshot of active window

In former versions of Xubuntu, I was able to take a screenshot using Alt+PrintScreen. This doesn't work anymore in 12.04. Have the key binding changed?
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Remaining time for laptop battery in system tray with xfce4-power-manager?

I'm using xubuntu on my laptop, and I wonder if there's a way to have the remaining time of my battery displayed in the system tray with the xfce power manager? It tells me how much time I got left ...
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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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Xubuntu running incredibly slowly on a relatively sufficient system - How to find the cause?

I recently formatted my hard-disk and installed Xubuntu 12 on my desktop PC, which has the following specifications: Intel P4 3GHz 1.5GB RAM 80GB Hard-disk 128MB Nvidia Video Card (FX5500) In ...
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Xubuntu is not seeing my Win8 OS in the installer

When I install Xubuntu, I get the message "This computer currently has no detected operating systems. What would you like to do?". I just did a fresh install of Win8 yesterday, and I guess it used EFI ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 won't boot into desktop on XPS L502x

My Xubuntu 12.10 won't boot into desktop on XPS L502x after today's update and reboot (newer version of linux kernel included). When I installed Xubuntu 12.10 on this XPS L502x, I got the same ...
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How to install Xfce without xubuntu-desktop or ubuntustudio-desktop

I want to install Xfce without xubuntu-desktop or ubuntustudio-desktop (original Xfce 4.10, without extras). I too want to keep Unity (and Unity 2D) on my computer. Is the xfce-meta package great for ...
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XUbuntu: Open file browser via “run command” menu

In older Xubuntu versions, if I entered a path to a directory in the "run command" dialog, a thunar-window was opened showing this directory. I found that to be very handy if I would open f.e.g ...
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How to fully maximize window in Xubuntu by dragging title bar to top edge?

In Xubuntu 12.10, I am able to drag a window title bar to the top of the screen and it will maximize, but it will only maximize the top half of the display. Is there a way so it maximizes to the full ...
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How can I make windows minimize using middle mouse button on title bar in Xubuntu?

Running Ubuntu 12.10 with Xubuntu-Desktop. Would like window to minimize if I middle-click on its title bar. Can't find any setting for this. Is it possible?
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Resetting XFCE Panels to default settings?

How do I reset my XFCE panels to the default settings that xubuntu uses?