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

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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 ...
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Is it possible to make an EXACT ISO of my system to put on other computers?

I am new to linux, but had a question. I am getting in the business of buying old computers, putting Linux on them, then donating them to students who don't have their own computer at home. I have ...
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VMware Tools - There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support

Error: "There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support or your system administrator." I get this error when trying to install ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 External Display can't be set to 1920 × 1080

I just installed Xubuntu 13.04 with Windows 8 dual boot on my Dell XPS 13 (2013) Ultrabook. All is good, except when I connect my ViewSonic HDMI 1080p Full HD External Monitor, it appears as Display ...
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Change Login Resolution in Xubuntu 13.04?

I just installed Xubuntu 13.04 and enabled the drivers from fglrx-update for my Radeon HD 5400 Series video card. However, once the login screen comes up, I get a warning from my monitor about the ...
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Banshee crashing, unable to list a DVD in its browser panel on Xubuntu

I just upgraded to Raring Ringtail and I decided to start using Banshee, it looks great and integrated DVDs and videos is a major plus point. I can't get Banshee to list the DVD in its browser ...
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Installed Xubuntu from USB stick now only boots up if USB stick is inserted

quite new to XUbuntu but here goes.. I've got HP Microserver that I am trying to install XUbuntu onto. No dual boot, will be XUbuntu only. So I downloaded the ubuntu ISO and made up a bootable USB ...
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How do I set network sharing in xubutu 13.04 with samba installed?

I have xubuntu 13.04 installed, I've installed samba also and winbind, but how do I get to set sharing options for folders and or provide access to the computer as well? I also have virtualbox ...
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Installing Netflix in Xubuntu, any luck?

I am working in Xubuntu right now, and am having a tough time installing the Netflix Desktop. I have tried the method mentioned in this video, which from my understanding, is simply the only way to ...
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How to uninstall pre-installed programs in Xubuntu

I am just getting into Linux for the first time, and I am loving it. Right now, I am trying to give some older hardware a new breath of life by installing Linux on it. The newest version of Ubuntu ...
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Random corrupt images [closed]

Ever since I switched over to xubuntu 13.04 when browsing the web random images will appear corrupt. I attempted everything from clearing firefox (cache, history, cookies etc) To a full blow ...
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USB headset not working on skype on Xubuntu

I've experienced some issues using Skype on Xubuntu. When trying to make/ receive calls, I've noticed that there is no audio, and I'm not entirely sure if my mic is working either. The headset is 100% ...
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Error when booting, “Broken pipe”

When I reboot my computer, a black screen appeared with the following message: could not write bytes: Broken pipe * Stopping save kernel messages... [ok] * Checking ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 boots to command line instead of GUI. How to get back GUI?

I have Xubuntu 13.04 on my desktop as a dual-boot system with XP. Installed it at first time two days ago and suddenly got this problem. Write my question from good old troubleproof Windows XP (long ...
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“Could not load Shockwave flash” problem on Xubuntu 13.04 with Chrome 28.0.1500.71

This is info from chrome://plugins/. It is seen that libflashplayer.so is used. System one, not Chrome's integrated one (libpepflashplayer.so). Adobe Flash Player - Version: 11.2 r202 Shockwave Flash ...
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Where is Update Manager in Xubuntu 13.04?

Update Manager doesn't work in Xubuntu 13.04. When the system loads a notice appears "There are 96 updates, click this note to update". I click a notice but nothing happens, it just disappears. I ...
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How do I know which partition my Ubuntu installation is on?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and Xubuntu on my hard drive and both of them are EXT file systems. How can I find out which is which?