Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based (Ubuntu with XFCE desktop environment) Linux operating system.

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Can't use personas in LibreOffice 4.1.0.4 on Xubuntu 12.04 64-bit

I go to Tools -> Options -> Personalization. I check 'Own Theme' then click on 'Select Theme'. I found the theme I wanted, copied and pasted the URL in the "Select Theme' window. When I click 'OK' ...
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Asus N56V - Instant key

is there a way to make the Instant key of an asus N56V work under Ubuntu/Xubuntu? I'm using Xubuntu 13.04. I'm trying to set a function for this Instant key thru Setting Manager->Keyboard, but I'm ...
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My system update requires installation of untrusted packages [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the latest updates from my software manager and it wants me to install untrusted packages? Should I install the packages, if so, how? It just says it requires the untrusted ...
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Software Updater is empty in Xubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have just installed xubuntu 13.04 on an old laptop, and once a day I get the notification that updates are available. But When I open Software Updater, it shows that there are some updates, but ...
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Xubuntu 13.04: How to hide backup files on desktop?

I just changed from Ubuntu 13.04 to Xubuntu 13.04 in an attempt to improve the performance of my slightly outdated notebook. Everything apparently went fine except that my desktop is now cluttered ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 Panel

I have Xubuntu 13.04 installed on my laptop. I uninstalled Abiword and installed LibreOffice. My question is how do I add Writer, Calc and Impress to the panel? I've gone into add new items but it ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 + Xmonad alongside Xfce

Is it a possibility to run Xmonad with the menus etc from Xfce? Or is there any other tiling window manager that behaves in the same way but can retain the vanilla Xfce?
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How to order desktop icons by name in XFCE?

I'm using Xfce 4.8 installed on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and I'm wondering what's the alternative for Right-click -> Order by name on XFCE. Right now, when I right click on my desktop, it looks like this: ...
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Can't unzip .zip files in Xubuntu 12.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I downloaded some .zip files and tried three different programs to open them and these are the results that I got: Squeeze: command exited with status 2304 Archive Manager: cannot open file as ...
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Issues with download speeds in flareget

I have been using flareget for quite a few months and I'm normally very pleased with it. However, lately, when I try to download big files flareget starts off strong but then the download speed ...
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Enable HDMI Port Xubuntu 12.04

I have an HP Pavillion dm4 with intel core i5. I'm trying to get my second screen going but whenever I plug it in, nothing happens. The display settings don't recognize the second output either. I ...
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How is Ubuntu software update implemented internally?

I need this information so that I can implement same mechanism in distribution of my own software. Thanks in advance.
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Some font characters show up as boxes with numbers and letters inside of them

Here is an image of what it looks like: http://i.imgur.com/u5VQowA.png The top text is from Firefox, and the bottom one is from Mousepad (Liberation Mono 10). Xubuntu 12.04. There is a similar ...
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What pre-installed apps can I safely delete on Xubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I recently started running Xubuntu 13.04 on a netbook. It runs fine, but the hard drive is small, so every megabyte of space counts. What pre-installed applications can I safely delete? Programs I ...
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Dual-monitor nvidia xorg settings are reset after login

I have a dual-monitor setup using the proprietary Nvidia drivers. It appears that the correct settings are used when the OS boots (it appears to be fine at the login prompt), but when I login, the ...
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How do I add archive folder to dolphin in Xubuntu?

When I right-click on a folder in dolphin there is no option to compress that folder. How can I add this to the context-menu of a folder like: create archive from folder --> zip,rar,7z,...
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Where do I find drivers for Intel HD 4000/nVidia GT 640M laptop?

I just completely moved from Windows to Xubuntu 13.04 on my Gigabyte u2442 laptop. Specs: Intel Core i5-3210m 8GB DDR III Ram 128GB SSD Intel HD 4000 nVidia Geforce GT 640M What I would like to know ...
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Pink overlay on all RAW files

I am having trouble with viewing RAW files of the type CR2 taken with my Canon EOS 6D camera. The images show up in normal colors first, then after ~1 second gets a pink overlay added. This happens ...
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Installing LibreOffice on XUbuntu downloaded on another PC

sorry for my english Due to malfunctioning of my router, I downloaded Libreoffice for Linux(LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz) on a macintosh iBook G4, then copied the file ......-.tar.gz., by ...
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How to add app icons to the dropdown menu?

I'm trying to figure out how to add a category "Development" and sub-icons within that category. I know that sounds very confusing but please take a look at the link. At work, I was able to set up ...
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Upgrade to Rhythmbox 2.99.1 in Xubuntu

I'd like to get the updates of rhythmbox for xubuntu but am really struggling to work out how. I've tried directly installing the deb from here but it gives an error about breaking package dependency ...
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Randomly getting logged out

It just started today. I'm getting repeatedly logged out of Xubuntu. I have also had a new option come up after logging in that lets me load a session. I've just been loading default and I'd like to ...
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No webGL in Chromium for Radeon Xpress 1250 (RS600M) in Raring

Before I say anything else, here's my lspci response: $ lspci | grep 'VGA' 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS600M [Radeon Xpress 1250] I'm running ...
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How do I get Thunderbird to always show embedded images?

I'm tired of clicking "Show images" for nearly every email. Is there an option or addon I can use?
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Screen Magnifier in Xubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I installed Xubuntu for reasons of stability and fluidity in my notebook. I used to have Ubuntu with Gnome Shell, which used much screen magnifier (I have vision problems). After that bad experience, ...
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What is the terminal command to show desktop? [duplicate]

In Xubuntu 13.04 there is a Show Desktop panel plugin. I'd like to make a keyboard shortcut for this functionality. How can I activate Show Desktop with a terminal command?
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Xubuntu 12.04 or Xubuntu 12.04.2

My computer, a HP d260 MT brand machine has the following specs: Pentium 4 processor @3.0 Ghz On-board Intel 82865G graphics controller 1 GB RAM It is bios supported Can anyone tell me should I ...
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installed nautilus but not placed in menu

I am using Xubuntu 13.04. I have nautilus because I like it. But I haven't found them in the main menu. is there any way I can add them to main menu of Xubuntu desktop.I have already check for the ...
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Add sessions to Grub

I have Xubuntu installed on an old P3 computer. I also installed packages for lubuntu and Kubuntu. Grub has changed since I played wit it last so many years ago and I want to add the other sessions ...
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2 Windows 8 Loaders appearing at the grub menu [duplicate]

So, after an install of Xubuntu, my grub loader has 3 things, Xubuntu and then 2 Windows 8 Loaders How can I fix this?
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Too much disk read/write when launching an application

I have Xubuntu 13.04 on an old Dell Inspiron with 1 GB RAM and about 2 GB swap. Each time I launch an application (e.g. Thunar or Evince) it takes a pretty long time to be launched and I see a lot ...
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Position of window titeles in Xubuntu/Compiz 12.04

How can I set up window titles in the left corner? I am using gconf-editor to change themes, fonts etc whilst using compiz but I couldnt find this option.
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Xubuntu, no battery detected

Recently I installed Xubuntu on my old Latitude D620. I'm having a problem where there's no battery indicator in the taskbar and there's no option to turn it on. Heck, xubuntu can't even find the ...
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Cant' dual install Xubuntu and Windows 7

Had Xubuntu 12.04 installed on my computer. Later on I decided to dual install Windows 7. I opened up GParterd and created a partition for Windows 7 and formatted it at NTSF. Well, when I try to ...
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How do I get the brightness keys working on an Acer AspireOne D255?

I've got a little problem trying to set brightness on a AcerAspireOne D255 on which I freshly installed Xubuntu 13.04 (32x)... brightness seems to play its own way: it doesn't respond to my inputs and ...
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Installing non-standard fonts in xubuntu 13.04

Before I start: I'm a Mac user whose 7 year old laptop is slowly dying and, wanting to support open-source software, I've been considering a Linux pre-loaded laptop as my next computer. In preparation ...
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Janitor broke my visual interface - Xubuntu 12.04

yesterday a performed a couple of updates and after that i have executed Janitor (from within ubuntu-tweak) to cleanup (incl. everything, also old kernels) my system (Xubuntu 12.04.2, running on a ...
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Install/Play Minecraft on Xubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I´ve just installed Xubuntu and installed java on it and I can't play minecraft and have no idea how to install it! Could anyone help me!
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Xubuntu 13.04 CCC requires reboot?

CCC requires a reboot every time i enable or disable a screen. since i do it at least 8 times a day, this isn't acceptable for me. How do i get around this issue?! I'm running the official AMD ...
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getting devices/media to show up in Xubuntu on VM

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox on my iMac, and have discovered that devices and optical media don't show up in the VM at all. For example, USB drives and CDs mount on my Mac OS desktop but ...
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launching apps that aren't showing up in the app finder (Xubuntu on VM)

I've been playing around with running different distros of Linux in VirtualBox on my iMac (OS 10.7.3). This is the first time I've used Linux so I basically don't know what I'm doing, and am learning ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 some images won't load properly in any browser

I've had this problem for a couple of days now and I have no clue what might be causing it. When entering a particular website, it won't load the same images over and over again. At first I thought it ...
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How can I rebind Print Screen to Delete?

I'm running Xubuntu Raring Ringtail. Using xkbcomp, I used the following commands (I can go into more detail as to the context and what command I use, if it's relevant), which successfully remapped my ...
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can't find “allow executing file as program” checkbox

I'm currently trying to run a game on xubuntu that is downloaded as a .jar and to make it work I need to check of a box that says "allow executing file as program" I know where the box should be for ...
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How to connect a “calculator” button on a keyboard with a call of a calculator?

I have a calculator button on my keyboard. Under Windows it starts Windows calculator. But under Xubuntu (but with kubuntu-desktop) it starts nothing, it is inactive. To start a calculator I have to ...
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How do I share folders in Xubuntu?

How do I share folders in Xubuntu like in Ubuntu? I found no settings or options to share folders on my network, I do have Samba installed. I don't know what else to try. Is there a command that I can ...
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Xubuntu live usb persistence - how to?

I'm using Xubuntu 13.04 from live usb. I know that in order to be able to keep files/settings/etc after restart, USB live disk should be created with some storage reserved. However since I got this ...
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Cryptsetup does not accept passphrase after installation

I used the xubuntu 13.04 installer and selected german keyboard layout. Afterwards i checked that I want to install with encryption via LUKS on a LVM. There I entered my passphrase and the setup ...
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Why does my Linux version name read Linaro instead of Xubuntu and how can I fix it?

I have Xubuntu 12.04 installed. When I run any updates or installs, I do receive strange warnings touching "Linaro" and software-center is not able to run with following error: :~$ software-center ...
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How can I set a default profile for a network interface in network manager?

I have the following network profiles defined in Network Manager in my Xubuntu VM: "DHCP" and "Static" are bound to eth1, and "VM Network" is bound to eth0. I'd like "DHCP" to be the default for ...