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

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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? Sorry for errors. I'm a newbie in this linux-based operation system ...
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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 ...
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Brightness control works only in Ubuntu, doesn't in Xubuntu/Lubuntu/Kubuntu/Mint (Toshiba Satellite L30)

All tested OS were in latest versions (12.04.1 and Mint 13 Mate&XFCE). Already tried xfce panel aplet for screen brightness, acpi_backlight=vendor argument in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT and ...
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Is there a way to completely remove particular keyboard layout from my Xubuntu?

I have a problem with keyboard layouts in my Xubuntu. It's described in my previous question. I tried many settings and special commands and it seemed to work (that is why I selected my previous ...
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How Can I Upgrade Ubuntu 10:04 to Xubuntu 12.04.1

According to recent documentation, I'll be given the option next time I login .. to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04.1. But that's not really what I want. Any suggestions?
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Regarding “Host key verification Failed”

I use Ubuntu 10.04 in 2 virtual machines. In one machine I have installed Hudson and another machine is to run klocwork. Scenario is when I trigger a build in Hudson, the script has to run successful ...
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XUbuntu 12.04 GRUB recovery after separate Windows 7 install

I have a RAID drive: /dev/mapper/isw_bjeeefeied_Lightspeed with root Linux partition at: /dev/mapper/isw_bjeeefeied_Lightspeed7. I've installed Windows 7 on the separate partition so it rewritten the ...
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Ubiquity installer hangs after “Prepearing to install…”

I have tried this on a brand new latest Xubuntu disk, and then on an old regular Ubuntu 10.10 disk. Both result in the same thing (and I would prefer to use Xubuntu, if possible.) I have tried ...
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How will be the LTS support for Xubuntu after 3 years?

Hi :) I'm comfortable with Xubuntu 12.04 because I have an older computer, but I was reading about the LTS support: Ubuntu 12.04: Supported until april 2017. Xubuntu 12.04: Supported until april ...
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How to remove wine internet explorer option from Open with menu?

I use Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (xfce) with Thunar file manager. I ran this command: rm ~/.local/share/applications/wine-extension-jpe.desktop And one Wine context menu item has gone. How do I ...
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Java Server Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Sun/Oracle's proprietary Java 6/7 JRE or JDK? I want to make server with Xubuntu but i don't know anything about Linux, So is there any software ...
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What is Lubuntu and xubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between Ubuntu and its derivatives? I am beginner at Linux's OS.So i need some clarification.Is Lubuntu and Xubuntu Linux Distros?You need Ubuntu ...
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How to keep 4 or more keyboard layouts?

I use XUbuntu 12.04. How can I keep 4 layouts without a need to cycle through them every time? Are there comamnds to send to plugin and change the layout to a particular one? I'd like to organize ...
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Play folder content in Audacious on right click in Thunar

I would like to add a custom action in thunar, playing a content of a folder in Audacious. How can I do that?
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/dev/mapper/cryptswap1 problem on boot?

Just before the boot logo fades away and the login screen shows, there's a little message that says there was some kind of problem with /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 and I have to press S or M or something, ...
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Keyboard Layouts Plugin forgets settings, unable find workaround

I use Xubuntu. As everyone knows, Keyboard Layouts Plugin is very, very buggy and it still forgets my settings. It drives me crazy - I have to set them again and again every time I wake up or turn on ...
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Cannot start Ubuntu after upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04: glibc6 error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why did my upgrade to 12.04 fail with “glibc not found” or “libc6” or “requires kernel 2.6.24” error? I am not able to start my ...
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Why is only one CPU detected on a Macbook with a dual-core processor?

I have a January, 2009 Macbook5,2. It has an Intel Core 2 Duo 2Ghz processor. Since installing Xubuntu 12.04, it runs very slowly. The CPU gadget in the top panel shows only 1 dark column to the left ...
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SSD errors with 12.04

I've just upgraded my 32-bit Xubuntu 10.04 system to 64-bit 12.04 (Core 2 Duo) and am getting consistent errors on my Crucial SSD which causes it to remount in read-only mode after about an hour of ...
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FN keys trigger normal F keys [closed]

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04, my FN keys work, but when I press them system/apps react to the function keys bindings too e.g. if I press FN+F11 to lower the volume my browser goes full screen... can I ...
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How do I create a dd image of multiple filesystems in Xubuntu 12.04?

I have four filesystems with various samples files on them that I want to combine into a single dd image, how would I do this using dd? Should I be using something else other than dd? Thanks.
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How to create DOS Boot USB flash drive with (X)Ubuntu

I'm trying to boot Xubuntu from USB Flash Drive on my old laptop Fujitsu-Siemens but it shows "Missing Operating system. Operating System not found". Although the Flash Drive works on my current ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 keyboard freezes but only in x

I'm new to xubuntu (only because my laptop won't run any modern linux flavour).[pentium m] Randomly I would get a keyboard hang up - no warning. (when i say this, a couple of times the menu also did ...
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How do I change the default log-in to Xubuntu on Ubuntu 12.04?

I thought I would set up my girlfriend's tired old netbook running a less broken OS than Linspire. Nice idea. I have a similar machine ( Acer Aspire One ) running Ubuntu and that worked fine. ...
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How can I run ubuntu and xubuntu in different partitions (as different OS)

How can I have ubuntu and xubuntu as different os, so that when I turn on my computer I can choose between ubuntu and xubuntu or other ubuntu variant?