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

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How can I install TeamViewer on Xubuntu 13.10?

I'm trying to install TeamViewer on Xubuntu 13.10, 64 bit version. There is "known" problem with the 64 bit package on their website, hence its advised to install the 32 bit version. (As explained ...
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Uninstalled Xubuntu desktop - now no login screen?

I installed Xubuntu desktop environment but didn't like it. I found a thread which listed a large command to uninstall everything. Now when my machine boots, I get a black screen and no possibility of ...
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How to transfer photos from camera to PC over Wi-Fi (Canon S110) Xubuntu 13.10

The Canon S110 comes with an optical disk containing a software bundle for Windows (and of course nothing for Linux), including an utility for connecting to the computer through WiFi. Also I think ...
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What determines what is present in gsettings?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10. I ran this command: $ gsettings list-recursively > ~/Desktop/gset.txt I see a lot of stuff unrelated to Xubuntu. For example: com.canonical.Unity.Lenses always-search ...
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Lost Partitions [duplicate]

I installed Xubuntu choosing the option "write over windows partition" or something like that. This installed over all my partitions. I opened terminal, and typed the commands lsblk and it shows that ...
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How do I remove the window manager of a single application, or open it with no window managment?

I need to open a window without it being managed by the window manager, while the other windows on my screen continue to be managed by the window manager, how do I do this? P.S. I'm willing to edit ...
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Xubutu, right click so slow

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I'm running Xfce4 version 4.10, Thunar version 1.6.3 If you right click on the desktop, the menu might never show up, if you right click in Thunar, you'll have to wait ...
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Unattended installation xubuntu

I'm trying to setup an unattended install of Xubuntu 13.10. It currently picks up all the settings but it still requires me to click next on each screen. I understand editing the xubuntu.seed isn't ...
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I want to know if increased RAM will help after conversion of XP-->Xubuntu 13.10

I'm using XP now in an old Dell PC. Here are the stats: OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 ...
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Help with ram usage

I have a dual boot laptop with 512 MB RAM running Windows XP/Xubuntu. I try to load student.portal.chalmers.se (a huge bloat site) in Firefox. On XP, I can load the site without any swapping, but ...
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User display settings failed after projector connection

After user has disconnected VGA-projector from my notebook with Xubuntu 13.10, the screen resolution has failed to 640x480 (reboot doesn't help). I suppose that some user configs have failed after ...
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How do I add a VirtualBox host-only networking interface to the network manager in Xubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I created a virtual machine to basically act as a bridge to the Internet for the host of the virtual machine, but i want the host-only interface that's attached to the host to be configurable in the ...
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“Missing Operateing System” MacBookPro Triple boot Troubles

(This was posted on February 17th 2014) **My actual question is at the bottom under the other double asterisks the rest is a fairly detailed account of what I have done so far. Thanks!! :D Hey ...
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Sound popup showing every minute in xubuntu

I have the sound popup thingy displayed about every minute, even without changing any volume settings, or clicking/pressing anything. It's happening in xubuntu 13.10 and looks like this How can I ...
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Installing xUbuntu using wubi

I am trying to setup a dual boot system with Win XP SP3 and xUbuntu from the Wubi. I have WinXP on a drive partition (C:) and I am installing xUbuntu to a drive partition (D:) both of which have ...
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Problems Installing Custom Xubuntu ISO: “no space left on device”

I wanted to make a custom iso, so I used the Ubuntu Customization Kit(UCK). The ISO was created and I used UNetbootin to install it on a 4.0GB SanDisk flash drive. However, when I tried to boot from ...
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What graphic card i use & how to switch between my cards?

I have ASUS X550CC-XX209 with installed xubuntu. My question is how do i know what gpu i use, intel or nvidia.And if i use intel, how to switch to nvidia card.I'm new linux user, so please don't use ...
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Is there another volume control sliding bar for Xfce?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I've recently had this issue. As a result the sliding bar that is used to control the volume is gone. I can live without it, I can control the volume from my keyboard but ...
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How can I make a terminal with 3 tabs appear after startup?

Xubuntu 13.10 I would like to have xfce4-terminal appear automatically after logging in. I would like to have this instance of the terminal have 3 tabs, the first one being title htop, the second ...
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Open locations through application finder?

It would be really fast to open most used folders by an application finder or something like that. It worked quite well in windows pressing win+r and type name of a folder shortcut in System32 folder. ...
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How to specify what network to connect to automatically?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10, I can connect to two different networks, x and y, I have passwords to both network and I can switch between them at will. When Xubuntu starts, it automatically connect to y, I ...
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Key X not found or not valid with Xubuntu, Enigmail and Thunderbird

I try to run GnuPG with Enigmail and Thunderbird. At first it seems that everything runs perfectly: I am able to encrypt / decrypt files. Only Thunderbird with Enigmail doesn't work. I always get the ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 position of remote cursor (teamviewer, x11vnc) does not change

I am using Xubuntu 13.10 and want to remotely access this machine. Everything works fine except that the mouse courser position doesn't change on the remote system if I move it on the server machine ...
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Ubuntu Unity bar not showing arrow for active programs

I use ubuntu 13.04 at home and have xubuntu 12.10 at work. At home, every program that I have open will have a white arrow indicator so I can see what is currently running. At work, the arrow only ...
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xfce panel with “close” button

I'm using xubuntu 13.1 with xfce 4.1 and i ask myself if it's possible to get something like a "close" button for each open application in the xfce panel. (Hope the image helps to understand what i ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 unable to connect to router (with internet connectivity) via ethernet

I'm running a MSI B85-G43 gaming motherboard, just got Xubuntu 13.10 and the installation went fine except for connectivity to the router. I've plugged in my ethernet cable from my router to the ...
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Xubuntu: how to remove the printer icon?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit, I printed something, now the printer icon is still up there next to the battery icon, I solve the problem by logging out and in. But I want a better solution for next time ...
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Update xfce4-mailwatch from the command-line?

Is it possible to run a command in the console and trigger an update event for xfce4-mailwatch? I am looking for the command-line equivalent of right-click and then Update Now. Using Xfce 4.12 and ...
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Xubuntu indicator sound service using high CPU

The process /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/indicator-sound-service is frequently using up to 20% of my CPU which seems a bit excessive. At the same time that this started occurring, my function keys to ...
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Make screen turn blank (no standby) when closing laptop lid

I'm trying to make the screen go off when I close the laptop lid, but the laptop should remain on (no standby). I have Ubuntu server 13.10 , with the xubuntu-desktop package installed for convenience ...
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how to add a recently used entry in dolphin in Xubuntu 12.04?

The 'recently used' folder entry appears in the file dialog, but not in the file manager (dolphin) bookmark panel. How to add it ?
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Is there a way to make Thunar display “recursive” file size?

I'm using Thunar 1.6.3 and currently when I'm looking at a bunch of folders it looks something like this: Folder 1 8,2 kB Folder 2 4,1 kB Folder 3 4,1 kB Folder 4 0 kB ...
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C&C on xubuntu using wine/playonlinux

I have Xubuntu 12.04 running on my notebook. One thing I would like to have working is C&C, the modded version from cncnet.org. I found these websites but all I try, it simply does not work for ...
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xubuntu: weird boot screen and errors after reboot

I have installed Xubuntu and tried to install playonlinux to be able to install iTunes (for the iTunes store mostly). And to be able to play C&C Tiberian Dawn (cncnet.org) When I boot, the only ...
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Program writes .conf file - cant find the file to edit

I'm running a cgminer(sgminer) on Xubuntu 12.04. Once in the miner I press (s) and (w) to create a default sgminer.conf in a default location: /home/user/.sgminer/.sgminer.conf/. But I am unable to ...
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Is there any way to store file thumbnails in each partition? (XFCE)

Is it possible to persuade Xubuntu to store file thumbnails for an external hard drive into the drive itself instead of the home folder? Benefits include avoiding the ~/.thumbnails folder to get too ...
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How to clear recent history in Xubuntu 12.04

First, I know how to do it in Ubuntu. I could use Activity Log Manager to clear recent history. However, it does not work on Xubuntu 12.04. The "recently used" history is always there after I tried ...
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Access and edit .bashrc via ssh on terminal

I try to access .bashrc by typing ~/.bashrc on my terminal. I am connecting to a remote server via ssh. I get an access denied message. I have no problems logging in, just the access denied message ...
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Lenovo s10-3 wireless problems

I have the Lenovo s10-3 machine and I have wireless problems. I am running xubuntu 12.04. I had to lspci -k to identify my driver and install the correct broadcom drivers to get it out of hard ...
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Xubuntu 13.10: I have to choose beteen: no sound Vs no shutdown

I'm running on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I have a funny issue, I'm currently laughing :) I have similar issue to this . And Yes I was able to solve it by RUN=yes, otherwise, I will not be able to shut ...
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Lenovo xubuntu wireless network not detected

I have lenovo s10-3 and xubuntu 12.04. When I turn on wireless Network Manager can not find and networks. Any solution? Thank you
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Lenovo s10-3 Xubunutu wireless is disabled by hardware switch

So I just got rid of Windows 7 starter and installed Xubuntu 12.04 but the network manager after trying to enable wireless says wireless is disabled by hardware switch I have googled around and ...
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WiFi-Networks Disconnected xubuntu

I recently installed xubuntu and I tried to create a wifi hotspot using hostapd, but was in vain. After that I started having issues connecting to wireless networks. My wired network works fine. But ...
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File Manager opens twice in Xubuntu 12.04

Every time I click on the File Manager Folder and after it opens I notice a couple seconds later a Second File Manager window opens. Any suggestions? -Mo
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Diskless PC hangs when restarted

I've done diskless setup: two diskless PC's and one "server" with HDD. Diskless "nodes" boot from pendrive (or PXE also possible, same problem). When I try to restart "node" it hangs after a while ...
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Where is `vino-preferences` gone in Xubuntu 13.10? (sharing desktop in Xubuntu 13.10)

I just switched from Gnome to Xubuntu (adding the xubuntu-desktop to my laptop) because I decided that with an Atom processor and 2G of RAM the full gnome shell experience is a bit, well, slow. All ...
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Dell Vostro 1310 no brightness control

A customer of mine gave me his old notebook because he bought a new one. Originally equipped with Vista, now the laptop is running Xubuntu 13.10. All works fine except for the brightness control: ...
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Moving from elementary OS to Xubuntu

One of my Pcs is dualbooted between elementary os luna running on kernel 3.11 and xubuntu 3.10. Elementary os is no longer booting correctly, it's booting into tty. I am unable to connect to the ...
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How to get back the desktop and extend the display?

My xubuntu couldn't extend the display, nor checkbox about it nor dropdown list, just "use this" checkbox. I tried this (http://www.webupd8.org/2012/11/how-to-use-multiple-monitors-in-xubuntu.html), ...
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Why are gtk message dialogs in Xubuntu gray only? They have colorful icons elsewhere

I use Xubuntu 13.1 to develop some applications with gtk in c++ using libgtk-3-dev. I use message dialog boxes for error messages, like this dialog = gtk_message_dialog_new(GTK_WINDOW(mainWindow), ...