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

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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 : ...
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Messed up swap on clean install of Xubuntu 12.10

I did a clean install 32 bit Xubuntu using manual partitioning on 1TB drive. The swap partition is missing and the large lvm size cannot be changed using gparted. I want to reduce the size in order ...
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How do I preserve Xubuntu while installing Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Windows 7 alongside a pre-existing Ubuntu installation? Im looking to get Windows 7 Starter running on my laptop again as a Dual Boot so that I can run ...
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Xubuntu: Disable gnome-keyring

I'm using Xubuntu, since GNOME and Unity are too heavy for my netbook. I want to disable 'gnome-keyring' prompts. I tried sudo apt-get remove gnome-keyring which results: The following packages ...
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Why do I get this warning from Gnome keyring in Xubuntu?

I have installed xubuntu-desktop ontop of a stock Ubuntu installation. When using ssh, or more specifically git, I always get this warning WARNING: gnome-keyring:: couldn't connect to: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro 5,5 (Wifi Issue)

I know this question gets asked almost every day with a different Macbook version, but I can't seem to find anything definitive for a Summer '09 MBP (5,5). I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and wifi won't ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 cannot archive folder on desktop

When I right click a folder on the desktop, there's no option to archive it. I actually have to open up the Thunar file manager, navigate to the desktop folder, and right click on the folder in order ...
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How to login from putty to xubuntu

I have a cloud server which is running ubuntu server. I have connected to the server with putty. I have installed xubuntu and gdm but do not know how to login into xubuntu from putty terminal. Any ...
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Missing volume app from notification area in Xubuntu 12.10 panel!

The volume control icon is missing from the panel. The n/w and battery icons are shown. When I try to edit the Notification Area from the Panel preferences I see the volume is not available as a known ...
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How to keep just Xubuntu?

I've installed lubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop on an Ubuntu 12.10 installation. Is there any way to remove the default gnome/unuty programs or at least the applications in the lubuntu-desktop ...
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Xubuntu does not recognise second identical ATI graphics card

I have 2 ATI graphics cards and 4 identical Samsung LCDs (2xDVI on each card, no crossfire though the bridge is connected), and I am hoping to configure them in the following manner. Currently, LCD ...
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How to fix “E:Malformed line 62 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? I recently updated to xubuntu 12.10 from an older suite. I followed instructions I found in other postings. cat ...
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Ubuntu fails to load after installing fglrx

I am using a Toshiba Satellite notebook with Xubuntu 12.10 x86_64. Just now, I installed the fglrx package to be able to use the propriety drivers for my graphics card. However, once I rebooted after ...
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Multimedia keys don't actually change volume (even though the OSD shows a change)

In my Xubuntu 12.10 install, using the multimedia keys doesn't actually have any effect. Even though the OSD shows changes in volume, the actual volume doesn't change. The same thing applies to the ...
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How do I recover my (potentially) ruined (600+GB) Windows installation?

I was installing Xubuntu onto the same hard disk that my huge installation of Windows was on and I accidentally pressed "Okay" after I chose to do my own partitioning. The last thing I saw before I ...
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Ubuntu One indicator applet not showing in XFCE

I have recently installed the Xubuntu desktop alongside Ubuntu on my netbook, as it's lighter. I also have the Ubuntu One indicator applet, which shows up fine in the Ubuntu desktop but is replaced by ...
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How to compile Shrew VPN Xubuntu 12.10 with cmake?

I am trying to install Shrew VPN Xubuntu 12.10 and can not compile with cmake. Here is the error I am receiving: $ cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local -DQTGUI=YES -DETCDIR=/etc -DNATT=YES -- ...
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Can only connect to Google sites via mobile broadband

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 (using xubuntu) and I'm trying to surf the web using my mobile phone (plugged to my laptop using a USB cable). For some reason I can only connect to google.com and other google ...
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appmenu on Xubuntu 12.10

Is there anyone who succesfully managed to use an appmenu (what was once called Global Menu in Gnome 2.x) on Xubuntu 12.10? Before answering please note that I tried with xfapplet (which is no ...
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How to disable console-kit-daemon in Xubuntu 12.10?

I just want to know how to disable console-kit-daemon in Xubuntu 12.10. Background In the last months I tried Ubuntu and I faced a memory error related to console-kit-daemon that spawned too much ...
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First time Xubuntu user

I hope this is a pretty basic problem but I opted to 'try' rather than 'install' Xubuntu, however I can't get back to my original operating system. A friend said all I'd need to do was re-start and ...
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Disable compiz in XFCE and switching back to the normal window manager?

After installing XFCE on my ubuntu system, I tried enabling compiz with: compiz --replace ccp & However, I have since been unable to remove compiz from the XFCE login. I tried killing compiz, ...
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Change / Choose install path for a .deb

I would like to know if it is possible to choose where a .deb file will be installed, or if it is possible to move it after the installation to another directory without troubles for the app. I am ...
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Is there a way to get rid of the default file manager for Xubuntu without having to get rid of the desktop?

I recently switched from Lubuntu to Xubuntu but I prefer Lubuntu's file manager, PCManFM, to Thunar, which is the default file manager in Xubuntu. So I installed PCManFM instead. Then I tried to ...
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Fix order of window buttons in xfce panel

Soon after installing Xubuntu, I moved the default dock from the bottom of the screen to the left, and added a regular panel in the bottom with the window list. However, as I open windows, the window ...
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Turning off screensaver in Unity after installing xubuntu-desktop 12.10

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10. I installed the xubuntu-desktop package to see if I would like it and determined I would prefer to keep using unity. Ever since I did that I've been running into certain issues ...
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How to change the colour xfce panel windowlist buttons flash

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04. I have a panel at the top of my screen, with a "Window Buttons" item on it that shows the list of open windows (panel-tasklist-menu). I'm using a dark theme, and when the ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 AMD Catalyst 12.11 beta 11 installation not working, how to recover default driver settings

I'm using a Xubuntu / windows 8 dual boot setup. My initial problem was that when running Xubuntu, my laptop (a rather new Dell Inspiron 5520, AMD 7670/Intel HD4000 hybrid) got very hot over time. I ...
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selinux folder in root directory (/)

While navigating through my files, I noticed a "selinux" folder in root (/); it doesn't have any files in it, has completely root(root) permissions, and when I looked up about it, it seems to be some ...
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Move OS to another computer

Is it possible to install latest Xubuntu x64 (generic kernel) to the HDD on one computer and then move this HDD to another computer? Will it break something? Is there any pitfalls i should know about? ...
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Thunar files view, date format “today, yesterday”

The detail view of Thunar shows the modification time as localized date (dd.mm.YYYY for my location), which is fine, but I would like to see the time, too. And it doesn't show the recently modified ...
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USB ports not responding in Xubuntu 12.04

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 on an Asus X83V Laptop and a couple days ago, all my USB ports stopped responding, with neither my mouse nor flash drives or any usb devices responding. When I connect my ...
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I can't find partititions while installing Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubiquity doesn’t see any partitions on the Disk I'm running LiveCD Xubuntu on Windows 7. Once the installation begin, it shows: this computer currently has no ...
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Xubuntu 12.04: wrong time; change system language

I have recently installed Xubuntu 12.04 on my rather old computer. Most of the things are fine but I have a couple of problems. During the installation I was asked to choose a language and I chose ...
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Ardour, system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory

After installing and starting Ardour I receive the following warning message: WARNING: Your system has a limit for maximum amount of locked memory. This might cause Ardour to run out of memory ...
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Nexus 7 XFCE install error [closed]

So I attempted to install package xubuntu-desktop on my Nexus 7,but it keeps getting this error: Failed to fetch ...
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What is the Default Theme in Xubuntu 12.10

I am using OpenSUSE 12.2 and I would like to apply the default look and feel of Xubuntu 12.10. I would like to know what is the Default desktop theme name Icon set name Default settings of the ...
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How can non-admin users connect to Wi-Fi networks?

I'm trying to configure PolicyKit so that other users are allowed to configure Wi-Fi connections, but my changes don't seem to bring any results at all. When a non-admin user tries to connect to a ...
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(Xubuntu) no touchpad or mouse on Aspire One D270

I installed Xubuntu 12.10 on an Aspire One D270 using a Live USB. Initially, the live USB wouldn't boot, but by running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade on it (on a different machine), I upgraded the kernel ...
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Ubuntu live dvd spins down during boot on 2007 macbook

I'm trying to install xubuntu 12.10 on a 2007 macbook. I have burned the .iso file on a cd correctly and it boots on my desktop, however when I try to boot it on the laptop, while it seems to boot, at ...
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How to install a .ttf font in Xubuntu 11.10 32-bit

I installed the OCR-A font in Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit using the Font Viewer. As usual, I just double-clicked the file and then Install, without problems. But, when I tried to do the same in another PC ...
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why cant i install xubuntu using wubi installer?

I have tried a couple times to install Xubuntu using WUBI. All I get is this error: An error occurred: Cannot download the metalink and therefore the ISO For more information please see log ...
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Synaptics Touchpad : solving 2 finger problem triggered by resting palm

My laptop is: "Lenovo G580" and it comes with a very sensitive touchpad. Specially, when I place my hands comfortably to type, it "thinks" I'm touching the top-left corner. This becomes really ...
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How to automount NTFS usb sticks on Xubuntu 12.10?

I'm running the Xubuntu 12.10 on a Lenovo T520 laptop. If I plug a FAT formatted usb stick, it's mounted automatically, but if I plug in a NTFS formatted one, I have to mount it manually. How to ...