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

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My Ubuntu system doesn't shutdown. Stays in splash screen

I updated from Ubuntu 11.10, I had installed also XFCE on that version but mainly used Unity, after I upgraded to 12.04 when I shutdown it doesn't shutdown it remains in a XUbuntu splash screeen. I ...
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How can I disable window minimizing on middle mouse button click in xubuntu?

It's very annoying especially when closing tabs in a browser. If a middle mouse button is pressed to often then you accidentally minimize a browser's window. That's not ok.
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Receiving “Please insert CD error” when trying to install xubuntu desktop in 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I want to install xfce desktop. When I tried to install Xubuntu desktop, I got the following message. sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop Media change: please insert ...
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How to be warned if RAID 1 fails on Ubuntu 10.04

Good day, I have set up an ubuntu 10.04 LTS server with RAID 1. How can I can ensure that I am warned when the raid array fails. Is there a script to run that can check this and generate an email if ...
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Xubuntu don't boot

While booting display blinks twice and nothing happened.It seems that Xubuntu started but display shows nothing.Also when if i chose previous Linux versions or repair option in GRUB it boots normally. ...
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Having problems booting xubuntu after installation

I'm newbie with ubuntu, I tried to install ubuntu, at the beginning xubuntu work for the first upgrade to xubuntu 12.04, but after the reboot, no winxp media center ether Xubuntu won't start and I ...
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Xubuntu vs XFCE in Ubuntu issue

After installing Xubuntu from its own iso, the desktop is slow to load up after putting in name and password. After installing Ubuntu, and then install XFCE through terminal, and deleting Unity, there ...
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How to change xfce4.8 windows buttons horizontal size?

In my opinion, Xfce buttons size a bit too big. Where i can change it ? Provided gtk tool doesn't have that option and i think everythink are in some configuration file, but don't now where is it. ...
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Changing default browser in xubuntu

xubuntu comes with Firefox as a default browser. I however prefer opera and would like to make it my default browser. Example: I click a link in Thunderbird and would like it to open in Opera and not ...
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How do you set system display color profiles in Xubuntu and Lubuntu?

Some applications, such as Gimp, Geeqie and Rawstudio claim to be able to use system color profile in their color management, but how do you setup such a profile? How do you see, if such a profile has ...
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How to change Laptop screen's contrast?

I use Xubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung ultrabook (series 5 ultra). How can I adjust the contrast of the laptop's screen?
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KDE-like snap to screen [duplicate]

I am looking for the feature that KDE, WIn7 and afaik also Unity provide regarding automated resizing of the windows once i drag it against screen borders and let go. This question has been there ...
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1.5 TB USB Drive failed to mount

Seagate 1.5Tb FreeAgent USB Hard Drive. Formatted FAT32. I figure it is 75% full. Used to work fine in XUBUNTU it shows up in Cairo Dock but when I click on it I get "failed to mount drive'. Nautilus ...
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video not displayed in Xubuntu

I have Xubuntu installed in my PC. When I play a video after starting the system it plays fine. After some time the video is not displayed and I can only hear sound. If I reboot my PC then the video ...
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How to install imagemagick extension for PHP5 on Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

How to properly install imagemagick extension for PHP5 on Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS? convert --version Version: ImageMagick 6.6.9-7 2012-08-17 Q16 sudo pecl install imagick ... checking if ImageMagick ...
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Can't read dvd in Xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I play encrypted DVD movies? My laptop has Xubuntu 12.04 installed and I can't read dvds burned in my dvd recorder. To read my dvds, I had to use a external ...
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What keyboard shortcut changes the `xfce4-terminal` terminal text size?

It used to be that Ctrl + - and Ctrl + + would increase or decrease the text size of the terminal in earlier versions of Ubuntu, which is helpful when you're giving presentations and want to show your ...
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How could I see the keyboard layout in Xfce?

In Gnome keyboard settings, there's a window in which you can see the layout, a keyboard with buttons and characters on them like this: In XFCE (Xubuntu 12.04) there's no such program. What can ...
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Is there a way how to customize my keyboard layout in Xubuntu in a graphical way (by clicking)?

Possible duplicate, but I really couldn't find a solution. I would like to adjust my US keyboard layout, e.g. to add possibility to type some special characters on combination of right Alt + another ...
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Can someone please tell me how to install xubuntu and ubuntu as two different operating systems?

I want to be able to dice which OS to run when I turn on my computer. I want to keep my original OS (Windows XP) Please help me!
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Ubuntu/Xubuntu install freeze [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I've been trying to install (dual boot) Ubuntu on my HP PC, Link to my specs (click here) I've tried to install Ubuntu with both ...
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Xubuntu loading slow after the session/password select

I recently installed Xubuntu on my computer. I love the distro. Everything was fast, and then the bootup slowed down. It started taking a couple minutes for my user selected wallpaper to show and the ...
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USB ports not working on Xubuntu 12.04 LTS

Basically, my USB ports on my IBM Thinkpad T43 have stopped working most of the time. Sometimes, they mount and appear in Nautilus, but other times, they aren't recognized. The timeline of events on ...
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How can I replace my distro without affecting my Windows-partition?

I'm new to Linux. I recently installed Elementary OS on my machine, next to Windows 7, so I have a dual boot. Now, I'm not sure Elementary OS is the right distro for me so I would like to replace ...
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How to fix Xubuntu LightDM Theme after installing unity.

After successfully installing Xubuntu 12.04.1 on my laptop, I decided to install Unity. That went OK but then I realized there was no themes. So then I installed the themes and artwork, and got a ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 : Random boot to black screen

My xubuntu 12.04 has worked flawlessly since install in September. However, lately I randomly have the following boot issue : The computer boots to grub, and after choosing xubuntu either boots ...
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How to auto mount partition on startup in Xubuntu?

I want to auto mount all my partitions on startup. This is how my /etc/fstab file looks like: proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 #Entry for /dev/sda1 : ...
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Android device connects to my computer, but doesn't play audio over Bluetooth

I turn on Bluetooth on both my devices and open up Music on my Android. I select a song to play, press the menu button, and tap "Via Bluetooth": I tap on my computer in the "Bluetooth Device ...
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Login takes ages after upgrade to XFCE 4.10

I updated my Xubuntu to XFCE 4.10. After that my first login after reboot takes up to several minutes. How do I find out the culprit?
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BCM4311 “wireless is disabled by a hardware switch”

I am running a HP Pavilion dv6000 with BCM4311. I am new to ubuntu and admittedly am rather unfamiliar with running code in terminal. I have tried a dozen different ways i have found online and ...
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Can I run Ubuntu applications in Xubuntu?

Can I run Ubuntu applications in Xubuntu? Are there any problems doing so? Can GNOME applications run in XFCE-based systems?
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No sound from internal speaker but headphones OK [duplicate]

The problem: The system won't play sound on the internal speaker of the laptop, but only on the headphone. When I put the headphone jack half in and fiddle around with it, then it'll play even on the ...
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xubuntu 12.04 can't change desktop background/wallpaper permanently

If I change the desktop background (wallpaper) via right-click on desktop => desktop settings => single image, and select another background image from the list, or add a photo of my own (via the "+" ...
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I can only receive file using bluetooth in Xubuntu

I have installed Xubuntu 12.04.1 on my machine. I can only receive file using bluetooth from my cellphone and i can not send file from my machine to cellphone (with Send File to Device action in ...
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Problem installing dotnet framework with winetricks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wine 1.5 %ProgramFiles% error I use Xubuntu 12.04. First of all, I installed version 1.4 of wine. When I entered in console sudo sh winetricks dotnet40 to install .net ...
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Xubuntu - Download Error with Wubi

09-17 13:01 DEBUG CommonBackend: Could not find any ISO or CD, downloading one now 09-17 13:01 DEBUG TaskList: New task get_metalink 09-17 13:01 DEBUG TaskList: ### Running get_metalink... 09-17 ...
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When will xfce 4.10 available in official Ubuntu repositories?

I was wondering why, after about 4 months from the release of xfce 4.10, it is still not available in official Ubuntu repositories and when it will be available? I do not want to install it from ppa.
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Xfce in Xubuntu 12.04 keymap sitching

i want to setup keymap switching in Xubuntu following way: - Left Winkey for toggling keymaps - "Scroll lock" led for alternative keymap indication As it goes, it not so easy to setup by means of ...
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Applying configuration from NetworkManager

After save config in NetworkManager, I put in terminal command: "ifconfig". The changes saved from NetworkManager does not applying, and configuration interface is empty. I try for DHCP AND manual ...
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How to use notification area (system tray) over indicators in Xubuntu?

Xubuntu has both notification area (system tray) and indicators. I prefer the first one, as it allows me to hide items. Is there any way to force the apps that support both (e.g. Tomboy, Dropbox etc) ...
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How to place custom icons (not emblems) on folders in Thunar

(This is not a duplicate as this question describes how to add custom icons to folders in Nautilus, whereas there seems to be no explanation for Thunar.) In Nautilus (as this questions shows) there ...
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How can gnome based applications such as rhythmbox use a proxy

I happen to be using xubuntu but I dont think the desktop-environment is applicable in this context. I noticed that some gnome-based applications such as rhythmbox cannot fetch any information from ...
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Closing the lid doesn't suspend the laptop in Xubuntu but it does in Ubuntu 12.04

Hi I have a HP laptop dv6. When I use Ubuntu 12.04 and close the Lid, The laptop suspends. However That does not happen when I switch to Xubuntu 12.04 ? What should I do to solve this problem ? May be ...
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How to reset Notification Area settings?

I am running Xubuntu with Xfce and today I accidentally removed an icon from the Notification Area that provided quick access to Thunderbird and Pidgin chats. Is there a way to restore that icon or to ...
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Uninstall gmusic browser

I would like to uninstall gmusic browser from my xubuntu installation. I find it does not meet my playback requirements. How do I go about this?
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running Unity 2d in Xubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to run Unity 2d in xubuntu, I installed the packages but when I try to run it I get [FATAL] Settings schema 'com.canonical.Unity' is not installed How can I get it to run? I'd like ...
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Xubuntu and Lubuntu based distro slow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? I have a Compaq Presario SR1950NX desktop computer. AMD64 3800+ processor 1GB ram It seems that Ubuntu, Xubuntu and ...
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Left mouse button not working in Xubuntu session

I recent changed from Ubuntu to Xubuntu 12.04. The install worked great for a few days, but suddenly the left mouse button stopped working. The right click and scroll bars work fine. After a bit of ...
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Brightness problem with Xubuntu

I use Xubuntu Linux Brightness is good without using suspend mode but after using suspend mode I got problem with brightness It's lower than before ! I need your help
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How do I increase the terminal border size in xfce?

The terminal (and other applications) borders seem to be only 1 pixel wide which makes them almost impossible to click. I am aware that alt+right click has the same function, but I need the borders ...