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

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What are the packages needed for boost headers?

I'm trying to install gearmand (from source) and I need the boost headers version >= 1.39. For this I installed libboost1.49-dev, libboost-program-options1.49.0, uuid-dev and other dependencies. Is ...
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How can I stop my laptop from shutting down unexpectedly?

My laptop has shut down several times while using youtube after short periods of time. I can feel heat coming from the bottom. Just before it shuts off it displays a black screen with some text on it, ...
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Why can't I boot Xubuntu from a flash drive after installing with Wubi

Why can't I boot Xubuntu 12.04 when I install it to my flash drive with wubi? It works just fine when I install it with UNetBootin but not with Wubi. When I try to boot from the flash drive, it says ...
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What is the name of the the live-CD installer?

I am trying to install Xubuntu from a live-CD but when i click the icon on the desktop to install nothing happens. How can I start that installer from the console?
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How to install Citrix receiver xubuntu 13.04 64-bit

Anyone have a walkthrough on installing Citrix receiver on Xubuntu 13.04 64-bit? Update $ sudo apt-get install libmotif4 nspluginwrapper ... snip ... Setting up libmotif4:amd64 (2.3.3-7ubuntu1) ...
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How to restart networking? eth0 RJ45 does not connect after sleep mode in Xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After I sleep down my notebook (Xubuntu 12.04) and wake up, my network setting goes often corrupted and does not work. Only solution seems to be restart. Connecting and disconnecting in network ...
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Dropbox very high CPU usage without any actual data transfer

The Dropbox process constantly clocks more than 50% CPU usage sometimes going up to the higher 80s and 90s. At the same time it does not even upload/download the files it is supposed to. The progress ...
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Why am I running 3.2.0-32? [duplicate]

I am running xubuntu 12.04 LTS : cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS \n \l When I do uname -a I have : Linux tolede 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26 21:33:09 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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xfce icons instead of tabs [duplicate]

For my taskbar programs are displayed like: (symbol of chromium)askubuntu.com I would like it as: symbol of chromium [no titles] askubuntu.com imagemagick man page Like in ...
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Run Win 16-bit Application in Wine

Xubuntu 12.04. HP Compaq nc8430. 2 GB RAM. Wine 1.4. I'm trying to run Castle of the Winds, an old 16-bit Windows application, in Wine. I've put the application in .wine/drive_c. I've added it as an ...
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How can I get the correct Lithuanian Keyboard layout?

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 and I can't seem to get the right Lithuanian keyboard layout. None of layouts listed below works correct Correct Lithuanian layout that I need: Lithuanian symbols ...
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Is it possible for 2 users to work at the same time, one is connected remotely? And how to set it up?

I am running Xubuntu on my main PC at home. Is it possible for 2 users to work simultaneously on one computer, while one is physically in front of the computer, and another one is connected remotely ...
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Why does Chrome not stay as the default browser in Xubuntu 13.04?

If I go to Settings Manager > Preferred Applications and make Chrome (or chromium-browser; there are entries for both!) the default browser, then logout or reboot and come back, the default browser is ...
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Network connectivity on Xubuntu 13.04 lost

I recently upgraded from Xubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 and not long after (though not immediately after) I have lost network connectivity. Sometimes I can ping 8.8.8.8 and sometimes I can't. I can't ever ...
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Geforce gt650m laptop driver

Ubuntu was working with default mesa graphic drivers. I tried to install nvidia driver for my geforce gt650m. I installed different versions of nvidia 319, 310, etc. All of them installed but my ...
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Can I get the Ubuntu dash in Xubuntu 13.04?

I'm using Xubuntu on an old computer and I wonder if it would be possible to have the Ubuntu 13.04 dash in it. I have tried using Ubuntu but it became too laggy. I basically just want it because it's ...
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Making a screenshot in Xfce

I installed Xfce desktop and removed Ubuntu. It turns out that making a screenshot requires running a special application called ScreenShot instead of just pressing PrtSc button. I wonder, how do I ...
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Xubuntu - command/shortcut to hide all notifications

Is there a command/shortcut avaiable to hide all popped-up notifications? Some of my scripts produce notifications which dont auto-hide, you have to click them. I'd like to have a keyboard shortcut ...
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Alacarte creating entries shown in menu but not in editor

I created a "calculator" entry in main applications menu of Xubuntu, using Alacarte (gcalctool command - it seems to be a wrong one, as it can't find it). BUT: it is not shown in the list of ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 Panel items alignment changed

My friend did something on the while I was away and the alignment of the items in both panels changed. The Applications Menu button and any opened programs are still left-aligned, but the User-name, ...
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How to Remove Bluetooth Manager in Xubuntu

I wanna remove bluetooth manager and its daemon from Xubuntu because my computer doesn't have bluetooth device. How should I do? Note : I've searched questions ...
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GUI for ubuntu server: xfce or xubuntu-desktop

I would like to install a desktop environment on my Ubuntu server 12.04. I like xubuntu-desktop as it is a light-weight one. But I'm confused between xubuntu-desktop and xfce. Can anyone tell me what ...
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Best ubuntu flavor for my system? [duplicate]

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I have a Dell Mini 10 with 1gb of RAM. Would like to know if it would be able to run Ubuntu 10.04 without any issues/lag or should I settle for ...
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(Xubuntu) - How to turn off Laptop screen while external screen is connected

Hi I just installed Xubuntu on my Laptop, now I want it to disable the laptop screen as long as the external screen is connected. But when I disconnect the external monitor I want the laptop screen to ...
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How do I install my wireless card driver offline

I just installed Xubunu 13.04, but it didn't detect my wireless card. This is my wireless card: Broadcom Corporation:BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY: Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card I googled about it, and I ...
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Keyboard layout changes when I unplug and re-plug external keyboard

I have a notebook with an external keyboard. I want to use "German (no dead keys)" on both keyboards, but for the external, it keeps resetting if I unplug it. Actually, it does not really reset - the ...
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What to do when my keyboard sensitivity decreases but returns to normal after re-log

i am having a random problem with both my keyboards. The keyboard will become so INsensitive that I have to press really hard to to make it work. If I restart, or just log out, it resets and it acts ...
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How to Replace Thunar with PcManFM

How should I do to replace Thunar with PCManFM in Xubuntu? I have tried but just removing Thunar and instaling PCManFM. And PCManFM doesn't succeed Thunar features like integrated with Dropbox, ...
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Xubuntu with custom kernel : why is it using configuration from /boot?

I've downloaded the latest stable Linux kernel source (3.9.4), I'm running Xubuntu 13.04. I'd like to try to build my own kernel, as I'm quite comfortable at my hardware. As suggested, I did the ...
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Xubuntu xfce context menu weird display [closed]

I tried to install 'gnome-shell' through synaptic manager but I didn't like it so got it uninstalled...however even after running 'autoremove' & 'autoclean' commands a problem persists & that ...
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Ibus on Xubuntu 12.04 how to adjust input method specific settings?

I am on Xubuntu 12.04 trying to get my PinYin input method in iBus to write traditional character. I know that there are suppose to be more preferences under each input methods but I am unable to ...
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Why screen becames darker when i use 2 monitors?

I have Xubuntu 12.10 and when i try to set 2 monitors if I expand the screen instead of mirroring it, the 2 screens become darker. I don't really know how to explain so I took a print-screen.
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xubuntu 12.04 hang on boot of kernel 3.2.0-44-generic

I just updated and got the 3.2.0-44-generic kernel on my desktop Dell T3400. When I rebooted as required it hung in the XUbuntu screen with the moving bar... the bar stopped moving and nothing else ...
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Slow wifi-connection on (x)ubuntu 13.04

I did a clean install of Xubuntu 13.04 and i am experiencing now a very slow wifi connection compared to 12.04. My laptop sees also less wifi-networks than before. The problem exist with the build-in ...
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Multiple Xauthority files generated in home directory [duplicate]

tom@tom-pc:~$ ls -lrta .Xa* -rw-rw-r-- 1 tom tom 0 May 23 23:45 .Xauthority.RM2HXW -rw-rw-r-- 1 tom tom 0 May 24 09:06 .Xauthority.CS6HXW -rw-rw-r-- 1 tom tom 0 May 24 16:51 .Xauthority.BYMIXW ...
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What is the default method / program to download photos from a photo camera to the computer?

I am in Xubuntu 12.10 and Thunar doesn't access the camera memory (Canon) so as to just copy/paste the pictures. I want to import the pictures onto the PC. I heard about F-spot and ...
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Unwanted output audio looping through input

I have a fresh Xubuntu install and I'm trying to configure the sound, I've got a Creative Xfi Titanium series sound card At the moment when I'm talking online in Mumble/Skype/Teamspeak etc.. my ...
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Xubuntu 12.10can't boot, can't login to tty(x)

I'm running Xubuntu 12.10, and I recently suffered a crash. When I tried to reboot, the system froze at "Stopping System v Runlevel compatibility" The advice for this tells me to go to tty1 via ...
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Xubuntu 13.04, Intel video chip, bad color and video

I'm using an Intel mother board (D865G SA), about a 2006 vintage, and using the built in video port. The video chip is Intel 865G Extreme Graphics 2. Previous versions of Xubuntu looked normal, but ...
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S-video problems Xubuntu 13.04

I installed for the first time Linux and it's a great move for me. Xubuntu came out of the box with almost everything working perfectly. I have a problem though, when I try to see the image from the ...
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Xubuntu power settings file

I'd like to create a toggle for suspending/doing nothing upon closing the lid for XFCE. For that, I need to find out where is the following setting stored: Creating the toggle script and panel ...
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Phpstorm Hotkeys in XUbuntu

I have installed xubuntu 13.04 and PhpStorm 6.x. But dont work hotkeys(not all). Dont work ctrl + a, ctrl + x, ctrl + v Help me!
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Is it normal when installing DE's, the boot up screen changes? [closed]

(DE's = Desktop Environments.) I was looking for a lightweight DE,when i started thinking about Xubuntu. I installed it,and i had to reboot my Asus Eee laptop because of updates. When it booted ...
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How to update Evolution Mail Client in xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm using xubuntu 12.04, and i need to upgrade Evolution Mail Client from 3.2.3 to the latest version. Thanks.
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Mapping Windows key in Gvim

How do I map the Windows key in Gvim? I've tried referencing it as T as suggested here and it doesn't seem to work.
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Litecoin mining, AMD Overdrive

I'm setting up a mining rig using 3-7950's, and have ran into a little bit of a road block. I've seen a few guides using xubuntu 12.10, but none with xubuntu 13.04. darth_bunny's guide ...
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Ubuntu one in Lubuntu and Xubuntu

I have an old computer running Ubuntu 13.04 and want to speed it up by using Lubuntu or Xubuntu. Will ubuntu one work on these?
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Is it safe to rollback Wubi without fresh Wubi install?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10, then I made a backup from root.disk file. I decided to change from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. So I downloaded Xubuntu 12.10 ISO image and reinstalled Wubi. In case I'm want to ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in 13.04

I installed Neverwinter Nights on this very machine while running 12.10, following the instructions here. Since upgrading to 13.04, nwn hangs when I run it. This is a strace log file generated by my ...
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How to make XFCE reserve space for panel on the right monitor?

I'm using Xubuntu 13.04 on my laptop that has an external screen attached. The big external monitor also has a vertical panel. My external screen is on the right side of my laptop. When I maximize ...