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

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I can't tell which dev/sda/ file is my external hard drive to install xubuntu on

I want to install Xubuntu onto my external hard drive, but I cannot tell what partition to use. Here is what it shows dev/sda dev/sda1 ntfs dev/sda2 ntfs dev/sda3 ntfs dev/sda4 fat32 sda1-3 ...
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Locate mouse helper in Xubuntu for visually impaired

I can't find a locate pointer feature (anymore) in Xubuntu. Is there an Xubuntu 13.10 (XFCE) alternative for the Show Mouse Accessibility CCSM plugin for ubuntu? My mother is slightly visually ...
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Apptitude - Have I removed my entire system?

I was trying to remove an unused package via Aptitude interface but I seem to have removed my entire system? Luckily my personal data is backed up. Aptitude ran for about 10 minutes or so listing ...
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How do I verify the integrity of my installation?

I installed a fresh Xubuntu 13.10, and at the end of the installation, it requested a restart. Just before the restart, a fatal error or something occurred. Is there an event log I can check to make ...
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How can I install TeamViewer on Xubuntu 13.10?

I'm trying to install TeamViewer on Xubuntu 13.10, 64 bit version. There is "known" problem with the 64 bit package on their website, hence its advised to install the 32 bit version. (As explained ...
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Uninstalled Xubuntu desktop - now no login screen?

I installed Xubuntu desktop environment but didn't like it. I found a thread which listed a large command to uninstall everything. Now when my machine boots, I get a black screen and no possibility of ...
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How to transfer photos from camera to PC over Wi-Fi (Canon S110) Xubuntu 13.10

The Canon S110 comes with an optical disk containing a software bundle for Windows (and of course nothing for Linux), including an utility for connecting to the computer through WiFi. Also I think ...
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What determines what is present in gsettings?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10. I ran this command: $ gsettings list-recursively > ~/Desktop/gset.txt I see a lot of stuff unrelated to Xubuntu. For example: com.canonical.Unity.Lenses always-search ...
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How do I remove the window manager of a single application, or open it with no window managment?

I need to open a window without it being managed by the window manager, while the other windows on my screen continue to be managed by the window manager, how do I do this? P.S. I'm willing to edit ...
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Xubutu, right click so slow

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I'm running Xfce4 version 4.10, Thunar version 1.6.3 If you right click on the desktop, the menu might never show up, if you right click in Thunar, you'll have to wait ...
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Unattended installation xubuntu

I'm trying to setup an unattended install of Xubuntu 13.10. It currently picks up all the settings but it still requires me to click next on each screen. I understand editing the xubuntu.seed isn't ...
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I want to know if increased RAM will help after conversion of XP-->Xubuntu 13.10

I'm using XP now in an old Dell PC. Here are the stats: OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 ...
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Help with ram usage

I have a dual boot laptop with 512 MB RAM running Windows XP/Xubuntu. I try to load student.portal.chalmers.se (a huge bloat site) in Firefox. On XP, I can load the site without any swapping, but ...
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Sound popup showing every minute in xubuntu

I have the sound popup thingy displayed about every minute, even without changing any volume settings, or clicking/pressing anything. It's happening in xubuntu 13.10 and looks like this How can I ...
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Problems Installing Custom Xubuntu ISO: “no space left on device”

I wanted to make a custom iso, so I used the Ubuntu Customization Kit(UCK). The ISO was created and I used UNetbootin to install it on a 4.0GB SanDisk flash drive. However, when I tried to boot from ...
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What graphic card i use & how to switch between my cards?

I have ASUS X550CC-XX209 with installed xubuntu. My question is how do i know what gpu i use, intel or nvidia.And if i use intel, how to switch to nvidia card.I'm new linux user, so please don't use ...
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Is there another volume control sliding bar for Xfce?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I've recently had this issue. As a result the sliding bar that is used to control the volume is gone. I can live without it, I can control the volume from my keyboard but ...
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How can I make a terminal with 3 tabs appear after startup?

Xubuntu 13.10 I would like to have xfce4-terminal appear automatically after logging in. I would like to have this instance of the terminal have 3 tabs, the first one being title htop, the second ...
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Open locations through application finder?

It would be really fast to open most used folders by an application finder or something like that. It worked quite well in windows pressing win+r and type name of a folder shortcut in System32 folder. ...
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How to specify what network to connect to automatically?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10, I can connect to two different networks, x and y, I have passwords to both network and I can switch between them at will. When Xubuntu starts, it automatically connect to y, I ...
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Key X not found or not valid with Xubuntu, Enigmail and Thunderbird

I try to run GnuPG with Enigmail and Thunderbird. At first it seems that everything runs perfectly: I am able to encrypt / decrypt files. Only Thunderbird with Enigmail doesn't work. I always get the ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 position of remote cursor (teamviewer, x11vnc) does not change

I am using Xubuntu 13.10 and want to remotely access this machine. Everything works fine except that the mouse courser position doesn't change on the remote system if I move it on the server machine ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 unable to connect to router (with internet connectivity) via ethernet

I'm running a MSI B85-G43 gaming motherboard, just got Xubuntu 13.10 and the installation went fine except for connectivity to the router. I've plugged in my ethernet cable from my router to the ...
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Xubuntu: how to remove the printer icon?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit, I printed something, now the printer icon is still up there next to the battery icon, I solve the problem by logging out and in. But I want a better solution for next time ...
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Update xfce4-mailwatch from the command-line?

Is it possible to run a command in the console and trigger an update event for xfce4-mailwatch? I am looking for the command-line equivalent of right-click and then Update Now. Using Xfce 4.12 and ...
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Make screen turn blank (no standby) when closing laptop lid

I'm trying to make the screen go off when I close the laptop lid, but the laptop should remain on (no standby). I have Ubuntu server 13.10 , with the xubuntu-desktop package installed for convenience ...
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Is there a way to make Thunar display “recursive” file size?

I'm using Thunar 1.6.3 and currently when I'm looking at a bunch of folders it looks something like this: Folder 1 8,2 kB Folder 2 4,1 kB Folder 3 4,1 kB Folder 4 0 kB ...
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C&C on xubuntu using wine/playonlinux

I have Xubuntu 12.04 running on my notebook. One thing I would like to have working is C&C, the modded version from cncnet.org. I found these websites but all I try, it simply does not work for ...
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Tear-free disabled in Intel Graphics, tearing in Xubuntu

I use Xubuntu 13.10 and have installed the Intel Graphics Installer. I did it in order to reduce the amount of screen tearing with the VESA drivers earlier. But I see "tear free" as disabled, when I ...
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Is there any way to store file thumbnails in each partition? (XFCE)

Is it possible to persuade Xubuntu to store file thumbnails for an external hard drive into the drive itself instead of the home folder? Benefits include avoiding the ~/.thumbnails folder to get too ...
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How to clear recent history in Xubuntu 12.04

First, I know how to do it in Ubuntu. I could use Activity Log Manager to clear recent history. However, it does not work on Xubuntu 12.04. The "recently used" history is always there after I tried ...
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Access and edit .bashrc via ssh on terminal

I try to access .bashrc by typing ~/.bashrc on my terminal. I am connecting to a remote server via ssh. I get an access denied message. I have no problems logging in, just the access denied message ...
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Lenovo s10-3 wireless problems

I have the Lenovo s10-3 machine and I have wireless problems. I am running xubuntu 12.04. I had to lspci -k to identify my driver and install the correct broadcom drivers to get it out of hard ...
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Xubuntu 13.10: I have to choose beteen: no sound Vs no shutdown

I'm running on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I have a funny issue, I'm currently laughing :) I have similar issue to this . And Yes I was able to solve it by RUN=yes, otherwise, I will not be able to shut ...
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Lenovo s10-3 Xubunutu wireless is disabled by hardware switch

So I just got rid of Windows 7 starter and installed Xubuntu 12.04 but the network manager after trying to enable wireless says wireless is disabled by hardware switch I have googled around and ...
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Where is `vino-preferences` gone in Xubuntu 13.10? (sharing desktop in Xubuntu 13.10)

I just switched from Gnome to Xubuntu (adding the xubuntu-desktop to my laptop) because I decided that with an Atom processor and 2G of RAM the full gnome shell experience is a bit, well, slow. All ...
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Moving from elementary OS to Xubuntu

One of my Pcs is dualbooted between elementary os luna running on kernel 3.11 and xubuntu 3.10. Elementary os is no longer booting correctly, it's booting into tty. I am unable to connect to the ...
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Window Tansparency - set for one window only

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 and have set inactive windows to be transparent. However, is there a way to prevent one window/program (i.e. tvtime) from becoming transparent. See this screenshot
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Publishing to web from Shotwell in XFCE

There are similar questions on this site but none of them answers mine. I have Xubuntu 13.10 with Shotwell installed from Ubuntu repository. I also installed "gnome online accounts" and "signon" but ...
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Lexmark Pro805 all-in-one printer fails on Xubuntu 12.04 & 13.10

Downloaded and installed Lexmark's Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit driver from ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 Lenovo T500 hardware mute button will not unmute

Have Xubuntu 12.04 installed on Lenovo T500 Thinkpad. The hardware mute button will not unmute, and I'd like it to work for mute and unmute. It works to mute, but I have to open a terminal window ...
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windows maximize to full screen and bottom hides behind the panel

I have one monitor above another. I would like to have a panel at the top of the bottom monitor and another at the bottom of the top monitor. Putting the panels in place works as expected. However, ...
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Where can I download Xubuntu released wallpapers?

I know that Xubuntu has released the community wallpaper contest winners ; where can I download them?
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xubuntu: stop gnome-keyring-daemon from impersonating ssh-agent

I want to use the real ssh-agent instead of gnome-keyring in xubuntu. I followed the steps from http://dtek.net/blog/how-stop-gnome-keyring-clobbering-opensshs-ssh-agent-ubuntu-1204, but gnome keyring ...
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Ask for ubuntu os [duplicate]

I would like to kindly request please provide the Ubuntu OS to us. if you send it I can install it in 85 schools and in our office. Installation of this software will benefit over 3000 persons. I ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 - ATI driver (beta) - Xorg uses 100% CPU

Using Xubuntu 13.10, X.Org X Server 1.14.5 and the lastest ATI drivers for my dual R9 270 setup. After some time (a few hours) Xorg starts to use 100% of one core (quad core intel CPU), the system ...
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Thunderbird New Mail Notification pop up Xubuntu 13.10

I just started using Xubuntu and I have been pretty impressed so far. I use Thunderbird as my e-mail client and I have been having a tough time getting the email notifications to show up again. They ...
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How can I remove the packages that came with ubuntu-desktop? (13.10)

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 and installed the meta package ubuntu-desktop about one hour ago to try it out. Unfortunately, it did not work well at all so I just went back to my Xfce-session. Now there are ...
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xubuntu 13.10 boots to black screen after grub

I know this is a common theme, but all of the other similar threads I've found were either based on a clear change (e.g., upgrading), or were unsolved. I'm a relative newcomer to linux, but have a ...
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problem in installing ubntu

I have a Toshipa laptop satallite ... I itried to download xubuntu in it using a software that gives you a virtual flash disk .. causeI didn't have one .. after that I followed the steps of ...