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

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Typing Break in Xubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04, and loathe the new interface so much I've switched to Xubuntu with sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop. Very happy with that so far. But the typing break I always used to ...
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Is it possible to connect to already running session on Xubuntu 12.04 machine?

Previously I was connecting to my Xubuntu machine1 by running on it VNC server first and then using VNC client on machine2 to connect to machine1. The problem is that i had to login anew to my ...
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Can I Recover The Files in the Directory /usr from a btrfs Snapshot?

Some time ago, I moved the folder /usr to its own partition. Before this it had lived in the / partition which has a btrfs filesystem. Accidentally, I formatted my /usr partition from my Windows XP ...
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Gnome Shell doesn't load on Xubuntu

All these things I have done before on an identical previous installation on the same laptop, and it worked perfectly. So this is very confusing for me: I installed Xubuntu 12.10 on my laptop and ...
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Resolution Resets After Every Reboot

I know this question has been asked before, and I know I've fixed this before, but I can't find anything that works for some reason. Background: Every time I log in, my resolution resets to 1024x768, ...
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Xubuntu Mac theme?

I have Xubuntu 12.10, and I would love to have a mac theme on it. I have been looking at this: http://www.noobslab.com/2012/11/install-mac-os-x-theme-on-ubuntu-1210.html ...and I'm wondering if it ...
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I got troubles installing xubuntu in my netbook dell

I have troubles installing the xubuntu 12.10 version. I'm trying to install it from a USB containing an ISO image of xubuntu because my netbook does not have a CD/DVD burner, I've also used YUMI to ...
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Recovery from hell - undeleting partition overwritten by Xubuntu 12.10 installer?

This is turning into a nightmare - following my initial recovery of my two partitions, I went to install Xubuntu 12.10 (again). At this time I had two partitions - one of ~39 GB had Zorin OS 6 ...
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How to recover a deleted /usr partition?

Accidently I formated my /usr partition of my Kubuntu in my Windows XP systems. Is there any way to revover the /usr partition?
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Windows 7 not booting after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I have Samsung sf511 with Windows 7 Home preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 last night. First I downloaded ubuntu 12.10 DVD iso and burned a DVD. I rebooted and changed the boot option to DVD and ...
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Shift + F3 (backward search) doesn' work in google chrome in xubuntu

I have a problem: Shift + F3 (backward search) doesn' work in web browser in xubuntu. Does anybody know how to solve it? P.S. I'm not sure 100 percent, but from what I see in hotkeys in system ...
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Replacing xscreensaver with gnome-screensaver, problems(Xubuntu)

I found this helpful question Replace xscreensaver With gnome-screensaver (Xubuntu) but the executable gnome-screensaver-preferences can't be found. So I'm not sure what to do, to get ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 livecd freeze [duplicate]

I have an issue about the installation of xubuntu 12.10 (boot usb, boot cd), The boot run but it freeze in the first screen (xubuntu logo),and I have to restart the laptop manually. I have read that ...
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How do I access the contents of my flash drive while booting from it? [Xubuntu]

I'm trying to recover some files from a Windows computer using a Xubuntu live bootable flash drive. I've found the files that I want to copy on my Windows drive, but don't know how to mount the flash ...
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How to install Amd proprietary drivers from PPA on ubuntu studio 12.04?

I have just switched to Ubuntu studio 12.04 from Ubuntu 12.10 and i was wondering how to install my proprietary Amd drivers from a ppa like on ubuntu. Another question is if the way we install ...
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How to open terminal on Xubuntu?

I have Xubuntu running my mouse does not working. I was trying to open terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T. It was not worked and googled I found that opening terminal shortcut will not work. Now I want to ...
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Cursor theme XFCE [closed]

This is a weird bug I'm experiencing. Basically when I try to apply a cursor theme, it only shows up in my firefox (the theme, that is). Whenever I'm on the desktop for example, it goes back to my ...
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Ugly lock screen in Xubuntu

when I lock my screen, I don't get the nice login dialog which is present after my laptop reboot. I get something ugly similar to this: I googled this picture, it is not exact screenshot, but it is ...
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How do I disable the prompt on suspend?

When ever I go to suspend I get a prompt Do you want to suspend to RAM? Suspending computer in 30 seconds. I do want that prompt, it's new to Xubuntu 12.10. How can I disable it?
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Error doing sudo apt-get update Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I keep getting this error every time I do sudo apt-get update in the terminal. Also I'm completely incapable of installing anything through the terminal, even after adding the required, up-to-date ...
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Xubuntu upload photos to Facebook or Picasa via shotwell

I was able to upload easily when I was using unity or gnome shell environment.. But after switching to full xubuntu 12.10.. The options are missing and I can't add them... Anyone know why?
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Asciiquarium, xscreensaver and xubuntu

I downloaded Asciiquarium perl script from this site: http://www.robobunny.com/projects/asciiquarium/html/ I copied it to "local binary" and it's run properly if execute as program. what I wonder, ...
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Access to NTFS partition WITH authentication

xubuntu allows by default the mounting of an ntfs partition without requesting any kind of authorization. How can I force it to request authorization (fhe same way that synaptic requires authorization ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu, wipe hard drive and Mac

I bought a Samsung SSD 128 GB for my MacBook Pro 13 Mid-2009, 2.53ghz 8GB RAM. I want to try Ubuntu on it so i installed it first, everything went fine. But after a couple of week i wanted to switch ...
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Remove update notification in Unity indicator after xubuntu-desktop installation (12.04)

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 using Unity. To try it out, I installed the xubuntu-desktop package. Ever since I have a orange or red update notification (see attachment) in my Unity indicator panel, telling me ...
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Xubuntu Application Menu Not Refreshing

When a new program gets installed, the item is in the edit menu area, but does not show up in the applications menu. This is fixed if I close my session of xfce and log back in, but it seems ...
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make windows float behind xfce panel

I would like to make it so windows maximize behind the xfce panel. basically so that all windows DO NOT treat the xfce panel as a dock. I noticed that if I move the XFCE panel away from the ...
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Xubuntu keeps loading on install with usb stick

I'm trying to install Xubuntu on my computer. I've followed a guide to create a USB bootable drive. I've inserted the USB stick and started the computer. I can see Xubuntu loading and after a minute ...
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xubuntu 12.10 window tiling shortcuts

To align a window to left/right/top/bottom half of a screen with mouse you should go to 'settings editor' -> 'xfwm4' and uncheck 'wrap_windows' property. Now you can drag window beyond the edge of the ...
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Xubuntu display layout is not saved

I have a laptop running Xubunu 12.10 with an HDMI display attached. When I log off or reboot, and then log back in, I need to reapply my display arrangements in ARandR when I log back in (oddly, the ...
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How do I get drivers working for an Nvidia GT560i on 12.04? [closed]

I been using a test Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on my 64 bit workstation, because Ubuntu has dropped support for the nvidia graphic adapters my 10.04 LTS and I haven't been able to get them working. Now update ...
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X3DAudio1_7.dll and XAPOFX1_5.dll for gaming in Wine

I'm trying to play XCOM on Wine (using Play on Linux). Unfortunately, this doesn't work. The debug option in POL outputs this: Running wine-1.5.15 play-XCOM.exe (Working directory : ...
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How to step up my CPU's frequency?

I installed xubuntu 12.10 in a Fujitsu Siemens laptop with Intel Pentium M processor 1.86Ghz. I noticed that the processor's frequency that the "System information" mentions is only 800Mhz (step down ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 Free disk space item in Panel

In Xubuntu 12.04 there was an item for the Panel that allowed to monitor free disk space on different media. I have upgraded (doing a reinstall) to Xubuntu 12.10 and I cannot find that item anymore. ...
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Xubuntu: Disks utility (palimpsest) and Gparted not showing up anywhere after installation

So I've downloaded Gparted and Disks from the software center. According to software center, they've both installed successfully... but they're nowhere to be found. Even in my terminal: $ ...
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Xfce: some notifications not disappearing

Some of my notifications on XFCE are not disapearing (especially those from jupiter) automatically. Timeout is set to 5 seconds and I can manually close them. What's happening? I'm using Xubuntu ...
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Is it possible to place windows with keyboard shortcuts in Xfce?

With Compiz in Unity, I could press Ctrl+Alt+6 to place a window on the right-half of the screen, Ctrl+Alt+4 to place it on the left half, Ctrl+Alt+7 to place it in the top left quarter of the screen, ...
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My ASUS U32U with fresh Xubuntu install shows a black screen 50-80% of the startups

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Xubuntu-package on my ASUS U32U notebook (Radeon HD 6320 GPU). The issue I have is that more often than not, after the GRUB-select screen I get a black ...
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Xubuntu boot time slowed after upgrade to 12.10

I run xubuntu 12.10 on a HP netbook N455. Before the upgrade a few days ago my xubuntu was responsive at boot after 58 seconds - the desktop showed up a few seconds earlier. Now, after the upgrade to ...
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How to reset Ubuntu Fonts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset gnome font configuration? I've just followed some advice on askubuntu and installed gnome-shell over lubuntu. Everything went smooth, apart from the fonts that ...
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Reset Webcam Settings to defaults

I installed Camorama as part of a test on video capture performance under xubuntu 12.04. I played around with some of the effects settings -afterward I realized that Camorama doesn't apply Image ...
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Xubuntu crashed and it won't startup graphically anymore [closed]

I was running a normal Xubuntu session and suddenly, I couldn't launch Firefox anymore - a dialog informed that the application crashed. So I restarted the computer, but since then Xubuntu doesn't ...
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Making gnome-screensaver auto-lock in XFCE

gnome-screensaver has been vastly simplified for major version 3 and no longer supplies the preferences dialog. It is now only useful for locking the screen and providing an unlock dialog. I use ...
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How to delete a folder from hard drive via xubuntu on usb?

I'm using http://xubuntu.org/ 12.10 on my memorystick, and i need to delete a folder from my C drive in my computer. The folder is in a simple place: C/WINDOWS/program files/"folder name". How can i ...
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Installing package + dependancies and removing them all

I currently use Xubuntu and was considering installing/trying GNOME Shell or Cinnamon by installing their respective metapackage. However, doing so would result in a massive number of dependencies ...
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Probleme with theme in Xubuntu 12.04

Something happened and some butttons or even whole windows looks like in Windows Classic theme.Also somethings changed in fonts. So I realized that I had turn off Compositor in Windows Manager ...
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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 ...