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

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What's the fastest distro to run under VirtualBox?

I would like to have an Ubuntu VirtualBox vm to develop in Java. Though, it seems somewhat an overkill to run only the JVM, IntelliJ, Grails, Git, Maven... as I am new to Linux, I would like to keep ...
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How do I set up a proxy server in Xubuntu?

NOTICE: I am completely allowed to do this. This is not meant for accessing sites I am not supposed to go on I know that most threads with "Proxy" in the title have to do with getting to sites they're ...
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How do I start vino-server at boot or login so I can control it remotely?

So, here's the situation. I have a server with Xubuntu 11.10, which is gonna be 12 kilometers away (in a factory of my dad's company) in 3 days. So, in 3 days I have to come up with a solution how to ...
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How do I start x11vnc via bash script on startup, not login?

I have a server with Xubuntu 11.10 Desktop installed, and x11vnc. When on login screen I want x11vnc to start and to take some settings: Automatically set defined password Automatically accept ...
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Xubuntu pyNeighborhood won't start

I just installed pyNeighborhood on a freshly set up Xubuntu 11.10-machine via apt-get from the official repositories, however it won't start. Error when starting via terminal: user@pc:~$ ...
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Ubuntu startup script

Is there a way to look at the script of things that Xubuntu does when it starts up? Also to see the error logs it generates?
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How to install Xubuntu complete version from the terminal?

I currently use Ubuntu 11.10 64bits and would like to switch to Xubuntu. If I run the command sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop will it install only the desktop environnement (XFCE, if I'm not ...
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Banshee intergration with Xubuntu

I am using Banshee on Xubuntu 11.10 and I face few problems: Banshee does not appear on the panel when iconified (reported as bug 668670); Banshee bindings with my [play/pause][stop][pre][next] ...
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How to customise window decoration whilst using Compiz on Xubuntu?

I have installed Compiz on Xubuntu 11.10 with sudo apt-get install compiz compizconfig-settings-manager compiz --replace ccp & In the process the XFCE window decoration theme is overridden by ...
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qt4-x11 4.4.7.0 in Lucid

Can this version of QT4 be successfully be installed on Lucid. So many things I try to install depend on this. Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.7.0~beta1) Calibre PPA-Lucid ...
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Why does my desktop background keep changing?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04. I installed Xubuntu but I'm using the Gnome desktop. Recently my desktop started changing, downloading random pictures from somewhere. I don't remember installing an ...
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startup/shutting down screen showing Xubuntu's bootsplash and not Ubuntu's

I installed Xubuntu-desktop over Ubuntu 11.10 and now when I shutdown my system or start it up, I see Xubuntu's bootsplash screen. Is simply removing the plymouth theme for Xubuntu corrects the ...
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Single-click to open folder on desktop not working on Xubuntu

I've enabled single-click for opening files, folder etc. It is working normally inside a folder but i still need to double-click on files/folder on desktop. Please advice.
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Xubuntu desktop minimal installation

Following this question I have have installed a minimal Ubuntu system on my computer. I want to install the minimum packages possible the cleanest xfce desktop possible. What are the minimal ...
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Getting OpenVPN to work with XFCE on Xubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to get OpenVPN to work properly on my install of Xubuntu 11.10. So far, no luck. I've successfully set this up very easily using Ubuntu 11.10 so not sure why I'm seeing issues. The base ...
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right-click on Xubuntu home screen is slow, is it normal?

When i right-click on desktop or home screen of Xubuntu, i see considerable delay before the menu appears. Is it normal? Can this be tweaked to bring down the delay like that of other Ubuntu distros ...
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Xubuntu or Lubuntu on a Mac mini?

My Mac mini doesn't have sufficient hardware for Ubuntu 11.04 (specifically Unity I think), and so I have to use the classic environment, which is fine, but it seems to run slower on 11.04 (I'm ...
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Remasterys xubuntu 11.10

I made a remasterys dist-mode iso of Xubuntu, modded by myself ( I just installed compiz and little more ) I then made a CD from this iso and a bootable usb, by unetbooin,both of them show the same ...
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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 ...