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

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Tips for getting videos to run smoother on my poor old laptop?

I reinstalled xubuntu on my good ol' laptop from 2005, and everything works great! The only problem is that video is slow/choppy - on the order of 4-10 frames a second, depending on the video. I used ...
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After Upgrade to 12.04 the Login takes forever

I recently upgraded from Xubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. Since then it takes a very long time for me to Login. The time it takes to get to the login screen is normal but after I type in my password it takes ...
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5 year support?

I understand that Ubuntu 12.04 will be supported for 5 years. Is this true for all other variations of ubuntu too? For example, will lubuntu 12.04, xubuntu 12.04 and the rest also be supported for 5 ...
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How can I stop terminal and firefox from launching on startup?

Hi everyone and first of all, thanks for your attention - I appreciate it! Here my problem. I'm new to linux, although I'm a web programmer so command line doesn't look weird to me, and I'm now ...
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Xubuntu 12.4 upgraded fine but there are everywhere pale grey windows/menus with white fonts!

I upgraded to Xubuntu 12.4 through the update manager. Everything works fine except that many windows and menus (Ubuntu Software Center,Transmission properties etc) apear in pale grey with white ...
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No keyboard layout switch after reboot

Since the "Applications -> Settings -> XFCE Settings Manager -> Keyboard" dialogue does not allow to assign a new key for the "Change keyboard layout" action, I have added a "Keyboard layouts" plugin ...
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What is the 'Sound Settings' program's name in Ubuntu

I use Xubuntu. Recently I removed all Ubuntu/Unity related packages in the hope to have a more responsive and less cluttered system. Before I removed Ubuntu/Unity packages following using this ...
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Flash audio problem; redirecting to Pulse?

I am having a problem where the sound on flash objects other than YouTube videos are giving a strange distortion. It has a high pitched pulse sound every second or less that resembles skips on a ...
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Trying different flavors of Ubuntu from a USB drive [duplicate]

Is it possible to have a dual boot of different Ubuntu versions? X K L M E U Since only 1 gig of space is recommended you should be able to have 8 possible version on a 16 gig flash drive. Cause I ...
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Removing the splash screen on shutdown an startup. I want to be able to see the processes (xubuntu 11.10) [duplicate]

I know this has been asked but on slightly different terms. I would like to remove it so that I can see the code behind. Not one off but every time it is shutdown and started. Thaknk you in advance.
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reboot now doesn't work in Ubuntu installtion CD/USB

I am currently using Window XP 64bit and trying to install ubuntu by clicking "reboot now" option in Reboot Required under Demo and full installation button in Ubuntu menu of CD/USB ( I tried both ...
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XUbuntu won't boot

I can't properly boot my XUbuntu desktop. It just hangs on the console without any visible errors. The only way i can boot it properly is choosing "recovery mode" in GRUB and then selecting "continue ...
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Horible lag on Xubuntu media center setup [closed]

I am setting up a media center running Xubuntu 11.10 as a media center. It is using the XFCE desktop enviroment. I have the NVIDIA drivers installed from the Additional Drivers program, and ...
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Flash Displays Black Screen No Video YouTube Firefox 11

The title says it all, Flash Aid has not helped the situation & Google has not thrown up any recent similarities. I am running Xubuntu LTS. about:plugins ~ File: libflashplayer.so Version: ...
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What is the release schedule for the ubuntu branches?

The different branches (xubuntu for example): are they released the same day as the main branch? IE will xubuntu 12.04 come out the same day as Ubuntu 12.04, or is there a lag? Is there an official ...
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How to share wireless in Xubuntu [duplicate]

Just wondering. How do I share an ethernet connection through wireless in Xubuntu. in windows I could use Intel MyWifi Technology but I'm not sure about linx's software
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How to change default fonts in Xubuntu

How can i change the default font settings in xubuntu? All i can find is the overall font settings in the appearance menu, i want to be able to set things like my monospace font for the terminal? ...
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Xubuntu 11.10 x 64 Sandy bridge (i5 2500k) graphics glitches

I have Xubuntu 11.10 x 64 and i5 2500k CPU (sandy bridge). In some games, e.g. minecraft I see glitches. Maybe the problem is in the default Xubuntu drivers? Please Advise. Also some games like ...
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Ubuntu on Samsung NP700Z5B - no Grub

I just bought a Samsung NP700Z5B laptop. Gorgeous machine and great performance! I do 2 things when I get a new laptop: Format the HD and install Winblows from a CD to ditch the bloatware Install ...
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Can I remove the pulsing XFCE logo on logon in Xubuntu 11.10?

On Xubuntu 11.10, when I log in, the XFCE mouse pulses in front of a white-grey screen for a few seconds as everything starts up. Is there a way to remove this, or replace it with something else? Even ...
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Difference between Ubuntu and Xubuntu when deploy to Server?

When deployed to a server (or via a VPS/cloud provider) what is the post install difference between Ubuntu and Xubuntu server (no X components, no WM)? Thanks
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What is the best file system to use with Xubuntu 11?

I really dont know what any of them mean. I know that NTFS and FAT and that they are associated for Windows....For Linux, which is the best File system that gets the best performance? I have it set to ...
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Is Compiz compatible with Xfce ?

I tried it and immediately had a big problem (here). Also, could not use more than one workspace. It is said that they are compatible, that is: I can install Compiz with Xfce if I want to. But I ...
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How can I repair error when trying to access my home folder after installing Compiz in Xubuntu

I found that Compiz is usable with Xfce and after installing it, adding it to start with session and restarting session, I couldn't access my home folder (I have access to folders that are within ...
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How can I change my cursor behavior?

When I am typing, my mouse cursor, if left on the text, will eventually auto-click in whatever space in the the text box I happen to be, causing me to type in the middle of a sentence. Also, the ...
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No Windows in Ubuntu boot menu (Ubuntu 11.10, WIndows 7)

Install Ubuntu 11.10, successfully; Install Windows 7, successfully; Re-install grub with command mount /dev/sda1 /mnt; grub-install –root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda, successfully; reboot. The ubuntu ...
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Why am I not asked for password at startup?

I have Xubuntu 11.10. When I log out and in (without restarting the computer) I am always required to chose a session and provide a password for entering that session. But when I restart the ...
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removing unity and gnome panel in xubuntu

After running the update manager for the first time and rebooting, I am greeted with a few ubuntu applications and when I logout I can see the unity and gnome shell option in the login screen. How ...
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Windows drive shows all icons with a “X” tagged!

This is what I'm seeing. Any help?
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Wireless seems to disconnect and reconnect

Whenever I'm browsing or downloading , I'll randomly get these long spikes of no internet connectivity. It only happens in Ubuntu versions like Ubuntu,Xubuntu,Kubuntu and so on. Tried on arch and my ...
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Stuck on page in install process (Xubuntu)

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and Linux in general and I am having extreme trouble installing Xubuntu on my computer. The computer I am attempting to install on is a Gateway with Windows XP Home Edition ...
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How to fix unmet dependencies problem with OpenJDK [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I get this when I try to install openjdk 7 The following packages have unmet dependencies: openjdk-7-jre : Depends: ...
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Lighter in CPU/Memory Usage: Lubuntu or Xubuntu

I am looking for an Ubuntu version that consumes less Memory and CPU. I have read both Lubuntu and Xubuntu (The homepages, wikipedia, phoronix and other sites comparing both). But from experience, ...
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How can I increase volume beyond max in xubuntu?

How can I increase the volume beyond the maximum in xubuntu, (preferably without using anything from gnome)? Something similar to what you have in gnome on ubuntu.
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How do you remove the Xubuntu 11 toolbar at the bottom of the screen?

I want to replace it with a toolbar that resembles the Mac OS...can't remember what it is called but it has nice effects.
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Linux OS does not reset

I have noticed this in every linux OS I have tried. When I attempt to a reboot, it hangs and forces me to manually shut it off. I cant imagine that this is good for my netbook and was wondering if ...
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Wireless not enabled at start up on Lenovo X121e with Xubuntu

My wireless works fine when it IS enabled. But it needs to be enabled at every startup, rather than just being automatically enabled from the beginning of the session. I'm running a Lenovo X121e, and ...
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Switching Workspace in Xubuntu Oneiric is slow, how to improve it?

The processor is a single core AMD Sempron 1.6 GHz. While it is a few years old, workspace switching under Ubuntu Lucid / Gnome to ANY workspace was always instant, even when a lot of apps were open. ...
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How can I configure xubuntu notifications to disappear at mouseover?

I would like to make xubuntu notifications (xfce4-notifyd) to get dismissed after I've moved my mouse cursor on them. Is this possible / how can I do this? Preferably, I would also like them to stick ...
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Where can I find a good Finance Manager for Xubuntu 11.10?

I am looking for a finance application that is similar to "SPB Finance" for my Pocket PC. That program is simply money tracking with various graphs for a visual account of where your money is going. ...
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How do I remove some sessions from the session list in Xubuntu

When logging in to Xubuntu, I get a selection list of saved sessions, most of them is outdated old stuff. I hit the delete button in a sportive manner. I tried a click to the left, and just a click ...
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Compiz changes my window's theme

I have Gnome Shell, Unity and Xubuntu on my computer and I would like to use compiz in Xubuntu. Whenever I put in "compiz --replace" it changes my window's theme from Greybird to Gnome's Ambiance. It ...
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How to reset Zoneminder password?

Is there a way to reset the admin password for the surveillance application zoneminder without re-installing the application? I was not able to find this information in the documentation or by ...
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Change the monitor that AWN shows up on

I'm using Avant Windows Manager and Xubuntu with pure XFCE4. I'm trying to change the monitor that AWN shows up on. I tried changing the primary monitor with Xrandr, but it doesn't seem to want to ...
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Is there an emacs for Xubuntu?

How can I install emacs on Xubuntu , the command: sudo apt-get install emacs doesn't work
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What different desktop environments are available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What different DE's and shells are available? I like to play with desktop environments and I know how to get Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Gnome but I don't know how to get ...
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Search Bar for Xubuntu panel?

Is there an applet for the Xubuntu panel that's similar to the search bar on OS X?
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Why wont locate find text within files from Catfish?

I am using Catfish. The locate backend wont find text within files. I already ran "sudo updatedb". What is wrong?
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Bluetooth won't pair Xubuntu 11.10

I'm running a Lenovo Thinkcentre M55e running Xubuntu 11.10, I bought a bluetooth adapter dongle. Inserted dongle into USB and it recognizes it but it won't ' Pair " with my phone. I used this same ...
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DockbarX/AWN Preview is empty

I'm using the following components in Xubuntu 11.10: AWN (0.4.1) DockbarX (0.48) awn-applet-dockbarx (0.48) I activated the "DockbarX previews" in the "DockbarX Preferences". However the previews ...