Xubuntu is a community developed, Ubuntu-based Linux operating system.

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How can I replace Xubuntu with Lubuntu on a Windows XP laptop?

I installed Xubuntu 11.10 on an old Windows XP in a separate partition. Later, I realized that I should have installed Lubuntu 11.10. Is there an easy way I can delete Xubuntu and replace it with a ...
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Xubuntu 11.10 crashes when running any GNOME service [closed]

After booting a clean install of Xubuntu 11.10 64 bit, everything works fine. Screenshot: But when I run any GNOME app (I ran nautilus in the following example), the xfce kind of crashes and leaves ...
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How to make Orage Calendar application stay below the active window?

I am using XUBUNTU. I am using the orage calendar application set up like a widget on my desktop. However, whenever I open any window of any application, this widget always stays on top and hides ...
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Should I switch to Xubuntu for better Flash video performance?

I have HP Mini 2133 netbook, with 1200MHz processor and 2GB of RAM. I am currently using the normal Ubuntu. But, Flash videos (on YouTube, etc.) do not play smoothly. I tried all optimizations, but ...
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Shortcut to restart the X-screen in Xubuntu like 'r' is for Gnome Shell

Just like in Gnome-shell, wherein you can restart the X-screen with a terminal command 'r' without closing any of the running applications, is there something in Xubuntu which could serve the same ...
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Failed to open home directory

Thunar is returning an error when I try to open my home directory: Failed to open directory "matt". Error stating file '/home/matt/.gvfs': Transport endpoint is not connected. Is there any way ...
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how to install new bootsplash image in Xubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does plymouth start so late? I tried configuring it by installing 'Super Boot Manager' and it applies correctly without giving any error messages but when i reboot ...
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Why does video tear on a Radeon Mobility 7500?

I have an IBM Thinkpad T42, with a Radeon Mobility 7500 graphics chipset. On all versions of Ubuntu that I have tried (Natty, Xubuntu 11.10), playing any video(e.g a DVD in vlc) causes tearing, ...
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Need help with Two Ubuntu based system sharing in Samba

I have a laptop and desktop running Ubuntu and Xubuntu respectively both are 64 bit 11.10 version I use XBMC on both machines to play media. I want to access my media on dekstop and play on my ...
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xflock is so much ugly. Any alternative?

The xflock screen (from xubuntu) is so much ugly. I cant even look at it. So, i was windering if exist a way to personalize it, or substitute it with other lock. Thanks.
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How can I stop the Ubuntu Software Center from autostarting in Xubuntu?

I recently installed Xubuntu 11.10 and am completely updated. Software sources used include proposed as well as backports (in case that means anything). My issue is that the Ubuntu software center ...
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Xubuntu 11.10 won't save my settings

I am using Xubuntu 11.10, and every time i reboot my computer, my settings are erased. Namely my default Browser, Preferred Applications settings and my Touchpad settings. Does anyone know how to ...
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Lost panel transparency and gain 2 more workspaces after installing tight vnc server

Last day I have installed tight vnc server on my PC. After reboot my window-decoration options were changed, two more workspaces were added and xfce-panels went solid color (previously they were ...
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CTRL+F5 in Google Chrome in XFCE

I have installed Ubuntu with unity by default, but compiz + java develop is less then sufficient with a ATI graphic card, so, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. The problem is: In Google chrome ...
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Unity 3d not working whereas Unity 2d works fine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I have Xubuntu 11.10. Today i installed ubuntu-desktop package to install Unity graphical environment. Unity 2d is ...
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Unable connect to android phone using bluetooth [closed]

How do I connect my laptop to my HTC Wildfire through bluetooth? The laptop is running xubuntu 11.10, and I have updated Blueman to version 1.23 through their launchpad PPA. The phone is running ...
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How to remove xubuntu-desktop?

A few days ago I installed Xubuntu on top of a normal Ubuntu system: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop I didn't play around for long on Xubuntu before I realised that I liked Ubuntu 2D better. ...
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Can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges

For some reason I can't open Catalyst with administrative privaleges on Xubuntu 11.10. The regular Catalyst Control Center works fine, but it doesn't allow me to make necessary changes to my multiple ...
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How to show opened windows in the panel seperately on multiple monitors?

As mentioned in the title, how to show opened windows in the panel seperately on multiple monitors? Illustration: I have 2 screens. What I'm trying to achieve is this: Let's say I have Firefox ...
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How do I fix the problems I'm having with Xfce and Xubuntu?

I booted into a Xubuntu session and when the splash disappeared it left behind artifacts on the desktop. I went into Desktop to change the background but it stayed completely gray. Not only that, ...
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What is the difference between Ubuntu+XFCE and Xubuntu?

There are many derivatives to Ubuntu, of which Xubuntu is one, using XFCE as a desktop environment. One can install Xubuntu directly from an ISO or install XFCE as an alternative session on Ubuntu. I ...
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Need suggestion for working Xubuntu theme

I just installed Xubuntu. Everything works fine except the window manager theme is broken (the border is only 1 px wide which makes it almost impossible to resize a window with my touchpad). The other ...
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How to tell Xubuntu not to clone but to expand the laptop display to the external one?

I went to the Settingsmanager and selected Display. The external display was listed there. So I selected Use this output (see Screenshot) and after hitting apply the notebook screen was cloned to the ...
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Menu editor in Xubuntu - not Alacarte

how can I editting menu in Xfce/Xubuntu? I know Alacarte, but it has many Gnome dependencies. Next I know LXMenuEditor (from here), but I don´t know how can I create new menu categories, for example ...
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How to stop circular switching of workspaces in Xubuntu?

I started using Xubuntu. There is one thing that is annoying me a bit. I use a 2 X 2 layout for workspaces. 1 | 2 ------- 3 | 4 When I was using Gnome, hitting Ctrl+Alt+Up on workspace 1 did ...
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How do I change my keyboard shortcuts in xubuntu?

I am a new Xubuntu user. Earlier when using Gnome, I was able to configure several desktop shortcuts, particularly for navigation between workspaces. But, now in Xubuntu, I cannot find those options. ...
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unable to edit /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward in Xubuntu

I try to change ip_forward from 0 to 1 but fail, even with root permission in Xubuntu 11.10. I don't have such similar problem while using Ubuntu 11.10 chiaki@chiaki:~$ sudo echo 1 > ...
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kubuntu v/s xubuntu v/s ubuntu

Note: Before posting this, I looked at a similar thread, but could not find what I was looking for. I am using Ubuntu at present. Learnt about kubuntu & xubuntu recently. Visited its websites ...
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Xubuntu still booting to Unity

I installed Xubuntu according to the accepted answer in this question; How do I switch to Xubuntu? Now I get Xububtu startup and shutdown screens, but I still end up with Unity once it's booted. I ...
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What is tumblerd?

I've recently switched to Xubuntu and just noticed a process I've not come across before---tumblerd that was eating about 100MB. I can't find much information about this, except for this on ...
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Can't set transparent terminal background in Xubuntu 11.10

I feel sorry for upgrading to that buggy version. One of the issues is that terminal background, which I configured to be transparent, became solid color, even though it is set to transparent in ...
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Why is my DVD drive “/dev/dvd1” instead of “/dev/dvd”?

I rarely use DVD's, so I just noticed that VLC couldn't find the drive (as /dev/dvd ). Looking into /dev folder, /dev/dvd1 and /dev/dvdrw1 and /dev/cdrom1 exist. I never had a second dvd drive in ...
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Dell Inspiron 17R with Nvidia Optimus

I've just installed ubuntu 11.10 on my new Dell and I've had troubles starting. After adding acpi=off to the boot options it at least boots now. Right now I'm struggling with NVIDIA Optimus. Because ...
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Why can't I install xubuntu-desktop?

When I try to install Xubuntu on my current Ubuntu installation, it won't let me install "xubuntu-desktop", but it will instead recommend me to install other packages in the Xubuntu repos. Has the ...
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How to prevent nautilus from launching in Xubuntu?

I installed both Gnome/Unity and Xfce on my desktop, and I use Xfce (Xubuntu) as default when I log in. But every time I log in, nautilus launches by opening a folder and changing my wallpaper. The ...
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Run command at boot as root

I need to run a bash script at boot-time as superuser in Xubuntu. I don't know where to start. I have to do something described in a Arch Linux guide. That guide says exactly: Add following at the ...
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Can't boot Xubuntu session after installing lubuntu then xubuntu-desktop [closed]

I installed xubuntu-desktop over lubuntu-desktop in ubuntu oneiric. Now: 1) It's not possible to log into xubuntu - after entering name and password it just loops back to the login screen. 2) After a ...
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Gadmin Samba Seems to change my password and cant share my printer [closed]

i have 3 pc at home, a low end desktop running Xubuntu , a windows 7 laptop and another laptop dual booting windows and ubuntu.. since days i have been messing around to make the printer attached to ...
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Xubuntu 11.10 Proxy Server Settings

I would like some recommendations for setting up the proxy server settings for Xubuntu 11.10. I tried searching on Google and I got 2 common results that made use of command line stating that I ...
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System hangs on “Open document” right click context menu (Xubuntu)

Ok I recently installed Xubuntu 11.10 and I enjoy working with it. However, one issue that really stresses me, is the following; When I open Thunar anywere, and right click to open the Context menu, ...
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Theme integration not working for various apps (Xubuntu)

Yesterday I posted a question about libreoffice not showing the correct theme in Xubuntu 11.10. That question was quickly answered and by installing libreoffice-gtk it now looks really nice and in ...
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Libreoffice theme integration not working (Xubuntu)

I am running Xubuntu 11.10 and everything works nicely. I have selected a nice Xfce theme and everything looks beautiful, except Libreoffice. While other programmes (Gimp, Inkscape, Thunar etc.) ...
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XUbuntu - change default Terminal windows size/layout

Can someone help how to change default Terminal windows size in XUbuntu? After some surfing, I found instructions for Gnome. Maybe I don't understand, but XUbuntu doesn't use Gnome? Thanks in ...
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How do I theme the xscreensaver unlock screen?

How can I replace ugly screensaver unlock screen in Xubuntu 11.10? Standard xscreensaver is very ugly. Is there any themes for unlock screen?
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New upstream version of gnome-mplayer. How do I ask for this to be considered for release / commit?

I have been using gnome-mplayer 1.0.4 with xubuntu 11.10 and it has a number of bugs. I have been reporting these on code.google.com/p/gnome-mplayer/issues/detail?id=558 Anyhow... the dev says there ...
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How can I start a VNC server before log on?

I would like to run x11vnc (or another VNC server) on my desktop, but I'm unable to find a way to get it to start before any users log in. Back when I was using vanilla Ubuntu 10.10 Vino did this by ...
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Universal Alt-Tab

frequently, I am playing a game and someone I would like to chat with comes online but I am unable to switch to the chat winndows because the game is grabbing my mouse. In windows, I can just alt-tab ...
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Performance issues with Radeon HD 5450

I have a Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. Running Ubuntu 10.04. When I install the proprietary graphics drivers I get good video rendering (YouTube) and appropriate screen resolution. But when I open a ...
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Cannot boot LiveCD/USB sessions on a particular machine (“Kernel Bug” error)

I cant install ubuntu 11.10 nor Xubuntu 11.10 on my computer, I tried using bootable USB's and CD's, but always after the ubuntu bootscreen, the installer shows a console with many lines like: ...
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How can I run Ubuntu One on Xubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu One for Xfce or Xubuntu? I installed Ubuntu One on my Xubuntu oneiric, but when starting the program nothing happens. I do not see the control center. Any ideas?