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

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Why won't Ubuntu boot with a series 5 ATI along with the Series 6 AMD's?

My setup is as follows: 2 AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series and a ATI Radeon HD 5670 Xubuntu 12.04 64bit and in case it makes a difference my Motherboard is a ASUS Formula IV. The driver versions I have ...
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Ran a script in xubuntu and my display crashed. Can someone advise on how to reverse it?

I have a script I found a while back to speed up installing Minecraft... for my kid... Anyway, I recently changed to Xubuntu and figured the same script would be ok, not taking into consideration the ...
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an error upon installation [duplicate]

Please help me to resolve this error. Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore ...
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Unusually high CPU% and bad performance on both Ubuntu and Xubuntu

I recently decided to switch to Ubuntu from Windows 7, and I've been having some problems regarding CPU usage. Any program I have running uses 40-50% of my CPU, which is way too much obviously. I'm ...
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How to remap CapsLock to Ctrl in Xubuntu 12.04?

I tried doing it like follows (in autostart): setxkbmap -option "ctrl:nocaps" and it works, but only for a while - then the setting is reset back to original state. How can I make it persistent? I ...
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Why doesn't the Ubuntu installer notice my existing Ubuntu installation?

Yesterday I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 and I installed it along side my Windows XP installation. Then since it was running slow, I decided to remove XP. I decided to do a fresh install of Ubuntu via USB. ...
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xubuntu lightdm unity-greeter bad looking theme

I'm using xubuntu 12.10 and wanted to use the unity-greeter for the login screen (lightdm). The thing is that I installed the package unity-greeter (and gnome-settings-daemon), changed to ...
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Changing default owner of vbox shared folders

First I am quite new to Ubuntu and trying to commit myself to it as a PHP developer. Well, I am running on a guest Xubuntu 12.10 system based on Windows7 host. I shared my web_projects folder and ...
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How can I hide mounted volumes when I still want USB volumes to appear on the desktop?

Xubuntu 12.10 XFCE 4.10 with Thunar 1.6.2 I have two greyed out mounted (or "mountable") volumes on my desktop: If I right-click on them, I can mount them, implying they appear not be mounted ...
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How can I discover and install a list of dependent libraries?

I'm trying to get the Humble Bundle version of Dungeon Defenders going, but the executable crashes with a "no such file or directory" error. Thanks to this answer I'm able to identify the dependent ...
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Xubuntu: No password request after suspension

If I suspend my Xubuntu 12.10, and then take my computer off the suspension, it doesn't request any password. I have tried adding the gnome-screensaver on autostart settings, which I read somewhere ...
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Xubuntu is getting slow [duplicate]

I've been using Xubuntu for a year now and I already reinstalled it two times because after using it for a while it starts to becomes slow, I think is because the tons of security downloads it asks ...
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How to remove Mathematica menu from xfce applications menu?

How can I remove the Wolfram Mathematica menu from the Xfce applications menu? The Mathematica menu doesn't show up in alacarte... I'm using Xubuntu 12.10 64-bit.
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policykit-desktop-privilege - rules not in effect

my xubuntu installation asks me for my password everytime I try to mount/umount/update software ... all the things that policykit-desktop-privilege should grant me. The user is in both admin and sudo ...
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Virtual Machine Windows 7 USB webcam connection lost when switching back to Ubuntu

I am relatively new to Ubuntu, willing to learn, but don't have a ton of experience with command line interfaces (so go easy on me please if possible tech-wise!)... I have xubuntu installed on my ...
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icons missing after upgrading Xubuntu

I did the following in my computer: $sudo apt-get update $sudo apt-get upgrade After restarting the computer, I see the visuals of my Desktop changed. Also, there is not even single folder icon in ...
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How do I enable the GRUB splash screen in Xubuntu 12.10?

I have Xubuntu 12.10 running fine on a Thinkpad T60. Grub2 is installed as the boot manager and the GRUB....LINUX_DEFAULT is set as "quiet splash". Therefore, Grub should display its splash image ...
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Can I stop my mouse from [accidentally] pasting text to irc channels?

Xubuntu 12.10 I do not mind that text is occasionally pasted when I can simply Ctrl+Z most things, or simply erase the text. Currently however, when I ssh to a server running my irc client, clicking ...
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Black loading screen

This is the first time that I use Xubuntu and I'm experiencing a problem with it. D: I've just installed Xubuntu 12.10 desktop 64-bit on my laptop alongside with Windows 8. When I choose Ubuntu from ...
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Can I change the color of tabs in gedit?

under Xfce 4 (Xubuntu 4.8) the tabs of gedit appear black with dark grey writing (at least on my PC it does). Obviously this makes it pretty hard reading the file names that are open. Changing the ...
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Can't Install Xubuntu to Asus eee PC 901

I can’t install xubuntu from usb. I did not make any changes when I was in usb disc creation section. It says it was 100% complete. I restart and make changes from bios on boot section. Save it. Ok. I ...
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Sound Not Working Until Manually Enabled/Disabled

Alright, so I'm running Xubuntu 12.10, and whenever I close the lid to my laptop, or turn it off, I have to go into my sound settings-> Configuration-> then manually switch it from Analog Stereo, to a ...
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Xubuntu 12.10; battery drains when laptop lid is closed

I am on Xubuntu 12.10. When I close my laptop lid, the screen goes black as normal, and the normal login window appears when I open it up again. However, I notice that for example, I left my laptop ...
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Why isnt IBus functional (in Xfce)?

I'm trying to use IBus to type in Japanese. I have set up the Anthy IME properly, and the "enable or disable" setting to function when pressing ctrl+space. In any case, it's simply not working. I ...
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Configure xfce4-screenshooter settings

xfce4-screenshooter is the standard screenshot program in XFCE on Xubuntu. How can I configure the settings about which format it saves the screenshot in and in which folder? I noticed, that my ...
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IRC service and UFW firewall rules

I am securing my computer and have created same rules by utilizing UFW at CLI. My question is this, in order to allow IRC services with XChat 2.8.8, and because IRC service uses ports 6667 through ...
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Xubuntu 12.10: Possible to use animated gifs as a background?

I really, really want to use http://www.reddit.com/r/cinemagraphs I've done a lot of research on this, but the answers seem to vary greatly and I haven't had much success with any of the other ...
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XFCE panel overlaying windows

I have set up a panel (panel no.2, from 0,1,2 ) in xfce ubuntu, and I want it to be at desktop level - covered by windows. I found something about it on the archlinux wiki. ...
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Would changing to a different motherboard/cpu/ram conflict with Ubuntu?

My buddy has been using hand me down computers for years and is due for a upgrade. He currently has a pre-lga775 pentium 4 @ 2.8GHz and I have a Core2Duo E6400 @ 2.13Ghz with an ASUS P5LP-LE mobo. I ...
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No display on resume from suspend

My netbook display stays black after resume from suspend about 70% of the time. The only remedy is to either close the lid and open again (to sleep the system) and see if that brought the display ...
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How can I turn off Xfce session saving system-wide?

We are working with a terminal server that is running Xubuntu. Because we have had some issues with saved sessions, we want to turn off the saving of sessions completely. So far, we have been able to ...
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WiFi is not working in Xubuntu 12.10

My laptop is Dell Vostro 2520. I tried both Xubuntu and Ubuntu on it, I've used 12.04 & 12.10. WiFi fails to work in all the cases - when i try to switch WiFi by a hotkey (fn+f2) the Bluetooth ...
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How to install asus wlan wl167g driver on xbuntu 12.10

Hi I am pretty new to Ubuntu, I have just installed the xubuntu version 12.10 everything is working fine except my wireless Internet connection. I have a asus wlan wl167g USB wireless adapter on my ...
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why am i not getting my ubuntu 12.10 login screen back after uninstalling xubuntu 12.10?

I installed xubuntu, then uninstalled it completely, but I am not getting my original log-in screen back. It's a simple log-in screen with the computer's icon, user name, password and session details ...
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How to display buttons in Evince?

I like Evince so far, I can read stuff just fine. However, instead of buttons for navigating, I see buttons with words for Previous or Next (technically, they aren't buttons as they have no borders ...
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How to stop the fluent change / switch between work spaces?

I successfully got my laptop hooked up to my 22 inch monitor with the help of you in How do I setup dual monitors in XFCE?. It is pretty cool working on Xubuntu on a big monitor (in 1680 x 1050 px). ...
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Projector is not detecting in Ubuntu desktop

I'm using EPSON EB-S9 projector and it is connecting using USB cable to the Ubuntu system,but the problem is, Projector is not detecting by the system, following is some information regarding the my ...
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xubuntu 12.10 how do shortcuts (technically) trigger actions. Trying to debug shortcut randomly stop working

Keyboard shortcuts randomly stops working, it appears to primarily affect shortcuts involving the Alt-key. I have seen this issue in 12.04 as well. I'm now trying to research the issue in more ...
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error: unknown file system grub rescue

First of all let me apologise for the extension of my post. After a successful removal of Windows XP on my dualboot with Xubuntu 12.10, I tried to resize and move the /, /home partitions to use the ...
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How can I install my own fonts from several subfolders?

(System: Xubuntu 12.10 with XFCE) Hello, I have a folder named Fonts on my windows partition which is mounted automatically on boot (why, I don't know, but I like it!). The fonts are sorted in ...
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How can I have a dash-like search under Xfce?

About 1.5 years ago, I tried out Ubuntu 11.04. I remember the dash being a rather helpful tool and I like the equivalent features on both Windows 7 (via the Start-button) and the Mac OS. When I press ...
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Xubuntu 12.04, mouse cursor disappears

I have Xubuntu 12.04 installed on my computer and there is an annoying problem with my mouse cursor. When I start the computer, it is usually fine, but if I leave it for a while it goes in sleeping ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 on a external harddrive USING the Windows installer?

I want to get a hard drive which then I will use it to install Ubuntu 12.10 using the Windows installer. Is it possible to install Ubuntu on an external drive then plug it out for later use and back ...
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Setting mouse to left handed has no effect in Xubuntu?

I'm trying out Xubuntu via the live USB. I need to set the mouse to be left handed, i.e so when I 'right click', its treated as a left click, and vice versa. This works fine in Ubuntu, but in ...
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usb0 makes for an extremely slow boot

I got a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad T530 from my work recently, with xubuntu installed on it. It's extremely snappy, apart from booting. The moment it's slow (~2 minutes) is between entering my password ...
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How can I change xfce bottom panel to the top?

I am using Xubuntu 12.10 and would like to change the panel which is currently on the bootm to the top. This is the opposite of what most people using Unity want to do. I have done this in the ...
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Trash can shortcut missing in Thunar

On Xubuntu 12.10 64-bit, the trash can icon shortcut is missing on the side pane in the Thunar file manager. Is there anyway to restore it?
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How can I move grub (“multiboot”) from usb to hard drive

I am new to linux. I installed xubuntu using a usb live disk. It installed correctly however grub (the multi os loader) is on the usb. When I boot without the usb it only loads windows. The ...
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Using Fastboot in Terminal Xubuntu 12.10

Im trying to Unlock my Bootloader on my HTC One X+ but i always get stuck on using fastboot being unable to find my device. It gets stuck on the "fastboot oem get_identifier_token" command with < ...
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Why I can't run Slingshot-Launcher application? [closed]

I installed slingshot-launcher_0.0.1~pre-0~48~natty1_i386 and everything works though it is a little slow. When I run slingshot from terminal I get the next two errors: (slingshot:1562): Critical : ...