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Cannot get past lightdm, Xubuntu 12.10 & eee pc 1005HA

Fresh 12.10 install on Eee PC 1005HA, logging in goes to black screen then get kicked back to lightdm login screen. Tried adding a /etc/X11/xorg.conf Section "Device" Identifier "Intel GMA3600" ...
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xubuntu 12.10 window tiling shortcuts

To align a window to left/right/top/bottom half of a screen with mouse you should go to 'settings editor' -> 'xfwm4' and uncheck 'wrap_windows' property. Now you can drag window beyond the edge of the ...
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Xubuntu display layout is not saved

I have a laptop running Xubunu 12.10 with an HDMI display attached. When I log off or reboot, and then log back in, I need to reapply my display arrangements in ARandR when I log back in (oddly, the ...
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How do I get drivers working for an Nvidia GT560i on 12.04? [closed]

I been using a test Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on my 64 bit workstation, because Ubuntu has dropped support for the nvidia graphic adapters my 10.04 LTS and I haven't been able to get them working. Now update ...
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X3DAudio1_7.dll and XAPOFX1_5.dll for gaming in Wine

I'm trying to play XCOM on Wine (using Play on Linux). Unfortunately, this doesn't work. The debug option in POL outputs this: Running wine-1.5.15 play-XCOM.exe (Working directory : ...
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How to step up my CPU's frequency?

I installed xubuntu 12.10 in a Fujitsu Siemens laptop with Intel Pentium M processor 1.86Ghz. I noticed that the processor's frequency that the "System information" mentions is only 800Mhz (step down ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 Free disk space item in Panel

In Xubuntu 12.04 there was an item for the Panel that allowed to monitor free disk space on different media. I have upgraded (doing a reinstall) to Xubuntu 12.10 and I cannot find that item anymore. ...
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Xubuntu: Disks utility (palimpsest) and Gparted not showing up anywhere after installation

So I've downloaded Gparted and Disks from the software center. According to software center, they've both installed successfully... but they're nowhere to be found. Even in my terminal: $ ...
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Xfce: some notifications not disappearing

Some of my notifications on XFCE are not disapearing (especially those from jupiter) automatically. Timeout is set to 5 seconds and I can manually close them. What's happening? I'm using Xubuntu ...
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Is it possible to place windows with keyboard shortcuts in Xfce?

With Compiz in Unity, I could press Ctrl+Alt+6 to place a window on the right-half of the screen, Ctrl+Alt+4 to place it on the left half, Ctrl+Alt+7 to place it in the top left quarter of the screen, ...
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My ASUS U32U with fresh Xubuntu install shows a black screen 50-80% of the startups

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Xubuntu-package on my ASUS U32U notebook (Radeon HD 6320 GPU). The issue I have is that more often than not, after the GRUB-select screen I get a black ...
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Xubuntu boot time slowed after upgrade to 12.10

I run xubuntu 12.10 on a HP netbook N455. Before the upgrade a few days ago my xubuntu was responsive at boot after 58 seconds - the desktop showed up a few seconds earlier. Now, after the upgrade to ...
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How to reset Ubuntu Fonts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset gnome font configuration? I've just followed some advice on askubuntu and installed gnome-shell over lubuntu. Everything went smooth, apart from the fonts that ...
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Reset Webcam Settings to defaults

I installed Camorama as part of a test on video capture performance under xubuntu 12.04. I played around with some of the effects settings -afterward I realized that Camorama doesn't apply Image ...
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Xubuntu crashed and it won't startup graphically anymore [closed]

I was running a normal Xubuntu session and suddenly, I couldn't launch Firefox anymore - a dialog informed that the application crashed. So I restarted the computer, but since then Xubuntu doesn't ...
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Making gnome-screensaver auto-lock in XFCE

gnome-screensaver has been vastly simplified for major version 3 and no longer supplies the preferences dialog. It is now only useful for locking the screen and providing an unlock dialog. I use ...
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How to delete a folder from hard drive via xubuntu on usb?

I'm using http://xubuntu.org/ 12.10 on my memorystick, and i need to delete a folder from my C drive in my computer. The folder is in a simple place: C/WINDOWS/program files/"folder name". How can i ...
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Installing package + dependancies and removing them all

I currently use Xubuntu and was considering installing/trying GNOME Shell or Cinnamon by installing their respective metapackage. However, doing so would result in a massive number of dependencies ...
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Probleme with theme in Xubuntu 12.04

Something happened and some butttons or even whole windows looks like in Windows Classic theme.Also somethings changed in fonts. So I realized that I had turn off Compositor in Windows Manager ...
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My Ubuntu system doesn't shutdown. Stays in splash screen

I updated from Ubuntu 11.10, I had installed also XFCE on that version but mainly used Unity, after I upgraded to 12.04 when I shutdown it doesn't shutdown it remains in a XUbuntu splash screeen. I ...
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How can I disable window minimizing on middle mouse button click in xubuntu?

It's very annoying especially when closing tabs in a browser. If a middle mouse button is pressed to often then you accidentally minimize a browser's window. That's not ok.
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Receiving “Please insert CD error” when trying to install xubuntu desktop in 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I want to install xfce desktop. When I tried to install Xubuntu desktop, I got the following message. sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop Media change: please insert ...
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How to be warned if RAID 1 fails on Ubuntu 10.04

Good day, I have set up an ubuntu 10.04 LTS server with RAID 1. How can I can ensure that I am warned when the raid array fails. Is there a script to run that can check this and generate an email if ...
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Xubuntu don't boot

While booting display blinks twice and nothing happened.It seems that Xubuntu started but display shows nothing.Also when if i chose previous Linux versions or repair option in GRUB it boots normally. ...
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Having problems booting xubuntu after installation

I'm newbie with ubuntu, I tried to install ubuntu, at the beginning xubuntu work for the first upgrade to xubuntu 12.04, but after the reboot, no winxp media center ether Xubuntu won't start and I ...
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Xubuntu vs XFCE in Ubuntu issue

After installing Xubuntu from its own iso, the desktop is slow to load up after putting in name and password. After installing Ubuntu, and then install XFCE through terminal, and deleting Unity, there ...
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How to change xfce4.8 windows buttons horizontal size?

In my opinion, Xfce buttons size a bit too big. Where i can change it ? Provided gtk tool doesn't have that option and i think everythink are in some configuration file, but don't now where is it. ...
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Changing default browser in xubuntu

xubuntu comes with Firefox as a default browser. I however prefer opera and would like to make it my default browser. Example: I click a link in Thunderbird and would like it to open in Opera and not ...
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How do you set system display color profiles in Xubuntu and Lubuntu?

Some applications, such as Gimp, Geeqie and Rawstudio claim to be able to use system color profile in their color management, but how do you setup such a profile? How do you see, if such a profile has ...
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How to change Laptop screen's contrast?

I use Xubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung ultrabook (series 5 ultra). How can I adjust the contrast of the laptop's screen?
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KDE-like snap to screen [duplicate]

I am looking for the feature that KDE, WIn7 and afaik also Unity provide regarding automated resizing of the windows once i drag it against screen borders and let go. This question has been there ...
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1.5 TB USB Drive failed to mount

Seagate 1.5Tb FreeAgent USB Hard Drive. Formatted FAT32. I figure it is 75% full. Used to work fine in XUBUNTU it shows up in Cairo Dock but when I click on it I get "failed to mount drive'. Nautilus ...
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video not displayed in Xubuntu

I have Xubuntu installed in my PC. When I play a video after starting the system it plays fine. After some time the video is not displayed and I can only hear sound. If I reboot my PC then the video ...
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How to install imagemagick extension for PHP5 on Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

How to properly install imagemagick extension for PHP5 on Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS? convert --version Version: ImageMagick 6.6.9-7 2012-08-17 Q16 sudo pecl install imagick ... checking if ImageMagick ...
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Can't read dvd in Xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I play encrypted DVD movies? My laptop has Xubuntu 12.04 installed and I can't read dvds burned in my dvd recorder. To read my dvds, I had to use a external ...
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What keyboard shortcut changes the `xfce4-terminal` terminal text size?

It used to be that Ctrl + - and Ctrl + + would increase or decrease the text size of the terminal in earlier versions of Ubuntu, which is helpful when you're giving presentations and want to show your ...
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How could I see the keyboard layout in Xfce?

In Gnome keyboard settings, there's a window in which you can see the layout, a keyboard with buttons and characters on them like this: In XFCE (Xubuntu 12.04) there's no such program. What can ...
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Is there a way how to customize my keyboard layout in Xubuntu in a graphical way (by clicking)?

Possible duplicate, but I really couldn't find a solution. I would like to adjust my US keyboard layout, e.g. to add possibility to type some special characters on combination of right Alt + another ...
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Can someone please tell me how to install xubuntu and ubuntu as two different operating systems?

I want to be able to dice which OS to run when I turn on my computer. I want to keep my original OS (Windows XP) Please help me!
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Ubuntu/Xubuntu install freeze [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I've been trying to install (dual boot) Ubuntu on my HP PC, Link to my specs (click here) I've tried to install Ubuntu with both ...
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Xubuntu loading slow after the session/password select

I recently installed Xubuntu on my computer. I love the distro. Everything was fast, and then the bootup slowed down. It started taking a couple minutes for my user selected wallpaper to show and the ...
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USB ports not working on Xubuntu 12.04 LTS

Basically, my USB ports on my IBM Thinkpad T43 have stopped working most of the time. Sometimes, they mount and appear in Nautilus, but other times, they aren't recognized. The timeline of events on ...
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How can I replace my distro without affecting my Windows-partition?

I'm new to Linux. I recently installed Elementary OS on my machine, next to Windows 7, so I have a dual boot. Now, I'm not sure Elementary OS is the right distro for me so I would like to replace ...
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How to fix Xubuntu LightDM Theme after installing unity.

After successfully installing Xubuntu 12.04.1 on my laptop, I decided to install Unity. That went OK but then I realized there was no themes. So then I installed the themes and artwork, and got a ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 : Random boot to black screen

My xubuntu 12.04 has worked flawlessly since install in September. However, lately I randomly have the following boot issue : The computer boots to grub, and after choosing xubuntu either boots ...
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How to auto mount partition on startup in Xubuntu?

I want to auto mount all my partitions on startup. This is how my /etc/fstab file looks like: proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 #Entry for /dev/sda1 : ...
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Android device connects to my computer, but doesn't play audio over Bluetooth

I turn on Bluetooth on both my devices and open up Music on my Android. I select a song to play, press the menu button, and tap "Via Bluetooth": I tap on my computer in the "Bluetooth Device ...
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Login takes ages after upgrade to XFCE 4.10

I updated my Xubuntu to XFCE 4.10. After that my first login after reboot takes up to several minutes. How do I find out the culprit?
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BCM4311 “wireless is disabled by a hardware switch”

I am running a HP Pavilion dv6000 with BCM4311. I am new to ubuntu and admittedly am rather unfamiliar with running code in terminal. I have tried a dozen different ways i have found online and ...
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Can I run Ubuntu applications in Xubuntu?

Can I run Ubuntu applications in Xubuntu? Are there any problems doing so? Can GNOME applications run in Xfce-based systems? Sorry for errors. I'm a newbie in this linux-based operation system ...