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

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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?
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When I have an interrupted boot process, it shows a text-based Xubuntu splash screen. How can I change this?

A while ago when booting up Ubuntu 12.04 I had accidentally turned off my computer. It showed the grub screen and instead of the normal Ubuntu boot-up screen, it showed what was looking like a text ...
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Xubuntu start up screen…but I'm running normal Ubuntu

I was interested in playing around with XFCE. I made a liveCD and played around with it a bit and really liked it. I thought that instead of installing Xubuntu itself I would just install the ...
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Is Xubuntu really faster than Ubuntu?

I installed xubuntu desktop on top of ubuntu 12.04. The usage of RAM and CPU is in general lower than in ubuntu. But when it comes to some serious computations I did not see much of a difference ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 - change orientation of workspace switcher on a vertical panel

In Xubuntu 12.04 I want to place workspace switcher on a vertical panel to give myself more space on the top panel for the window list buttons. The problem is that the workspace switcher is still ...
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install base system failed : Ubuntu server and xubuntu alternate installation

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 server on my laptop using a USB stick !! When it reached the base system installation I received this error ! Debootstrap warning ...
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Not able to set Nautilus as my default file manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop Thunar being default file browser I wanted to try out xfce and installed it. When I launched the file manager in xfce, it prompted me to choose between ...
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Will running Ubuntu from a USB flash drive touch my hard drive?

Right now I'm using Wubi to install Xubuntu 12.04 on my 8GB flash drive, and I'd just like to make sure that when I boot from the USB it won't affect my hard drive's bootloader/partitions at all, and ...
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Thunar doesn't show any RabbitVCS emblems

I'm using Xubuntu 12.04 and installed RabbitVCS v0.15.0.5 for Thunar from the PPA. Unfortunately, there are no svn status emblems on my folders in Thunar. I already tried to update the icon cache as ...
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How to make custom desktop background with multiple images?

On windows XP it's possible to make desktop to display html content and thereafter add a several images on it, you can move and resize them. So the basic idea is that you place the images you like on ...
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Is there a task switcher (Alt+Tab) for Xfce that allows to select application using a mouse click?

I feel that the standard task switcher under Xfce isn't very good. For example it doesn't allow you to select an application by mouse clicking on it. On Windows for example, there is a program called ...
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How do I make my desktop look like Windows 7 or 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7? I'm wondering if there is a Windows 7 GTK theme to download out there? Or maybe a Windows 8 theme?
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Responding very slow while loading icons

I have just installed Xubuntu 12.04 x32 from a USB on to my hard drive. It installed fine, however now when I boot up and log in to my user, it seems to be rather slow -- notifications at the top ...
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Why isn't writing the ISO image to my USB flash drive working?

I have a 8GB flash drive, and another 1GB flash drive that contains an ISO file of Xubuntu 12.04. I am trying to write this ISO image on to my 8GB drive, so that I can boot into it and install Xubuntu ...
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display xubuntu desktop on android tablet

I want to use my android tablet as a secondary display for my Xubuntu laptop, not to mirror the laptop but as an additional desktop -- I do not need to drag windows from one to the other, and it is ...
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I want to get rid of Ubuntu 11.04 and get xubuntu 12.04, but disk won't work?

I have been using Ubuntu 11.04 for quite some time know, but i've noticed that my laptop was running slowly. So i decided to get a different operating system that was similar to ubuntu, so I ran into ...
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Remove Ubuntu login screen from Xubuntu 12.04

I fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 then recently installed xubuntu-desktop on top of it as I don't like Unity's slowness. Still when logging in it shows Ubuntu style login screen. Now I want to bring ...
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xubuntu 12.04 Thunar deletes files with permission r--r--r--. Is it a bug?

I tried to prevent my digital photos (.jpg files) from accidental deletion using chmod 444 *.jpg. All permissions are set and displayed correctly in a terminal (ls -la) as well as in thunar's file ...
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Formatting SD card in xubuntu

I just bought a new 8Gb SDHC card, but I am not able to create partitions on it. Not when I am using GParted, nor when I am using mkfs. When I insert the SD card the following shows up in dmesg: ... ...
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Unable to start lightdm but can startx

I am trying to make my own Live USB and I have successfully generated an ISO file with a newly installed, configured and customized Xubuntu 12.04 LTS installation. My problem is that, no matter I ...
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How do I get video to unfreeze in (X)ubuntu 12.04 with Skype?

I implemented that last post - [Exec=bash -c 'LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype "$@"'] As specified in my /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop file, and as stated in ...
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Installing Xubuntu on a 4 GB storage device (Eee PC 701)

Now that Xubuntu needs 4.3 GB of storage to install, I can't install it on my 4GB Eee PC any more. The alternate installer just crashes spectacularly no matter how I try to install it. Is there any ...
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Can I run Ubuntu, Xubuntu and Kubuntu in the same computer?

I was wondering if I could run those three versions in the same computer and how. I would love having them in my computer.
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gmusicbrowser alternative?

I have been tinkering with xubuntu recently and I found the player, gmusicbrowser, to be lacking in some aspects. I am looking for a lightweight music player that can handle web radio stations, ...
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How to change de “Minimize all windows” shortcut in Xubuntu?

i have xubuntu on my pc, and i want to minimize all the windows when i press Super+D. Do yo know how can i do this? I've enter to the keybord shortcuts, but i don't know the "minimize all windows" ...
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...
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Is Xubuntu as power-efficient as Ubuntu?

I'm wondering if Xubuntu has the same features as Ubuntu 12.04 Particularly I'm trying to get the most battery life out of my laptop. Does Xubuntu 12.04 feature the same improvements to power ...
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Reset GDM to default Display Manager

I'm currently running Xubuntu 10.04 LTS and wanted to try out the SLiM display manager on my system. Well I installed it (from the synaptic package manager) and something really bad happened; I can't ...
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grub is not detecting my partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tried to boot Ubuntu, but the GRUB rescue shows up instead I have following partition in my HDD /sda1 ntfs 14gb /sda2 ntfs 14gb boot(windows7 installed here) /sda3 ...
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How can I reduce the CPU usage of X/LightDM?

Running Xubuntu 12.04 on a netbook (Lenovo S10), the lightdm process which runs in the background takes up constantly a precious 12% of the CPU. Besides, this consumes a considerable amount of energy, ...
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Menu does not display in Firefox 13 on Xubuntu 12.04

I had a problem after update firefox to version 13. When I start the firefox, it works. But for a while I can't click on firefox menu anymore. The right click menu doesn't work either. I'm using ...
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Installed Xubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 12.04 server and now can't connect via SSH

I have a ubuntu 12.04 server that I could connect to fine using ssh over the internet. I installed the xubuntu desktop on it, didn't change any settings, then suddenly ssh stopped working. I can ...
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How do I change background Color of the desktop icon Font?

How to i change background Color of the desktop icon Font? The Font is white and Font Background is darkgray. I want to set the background Color to transparent.
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xubuntu 12.04 totally refuses to boot after install with wubi on old computer. any tips or suggestions on things i can do to fix this problem?

I downloaded Xubuntu 12.04 32-bit (the desktop CD ISO, not the alternate CD) from xubuntu.org and placed the .zip into a folder named XUBUNTU on my desktop. Then I extracted the files to that folder ...
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Desktop can't delete file because thunar was replaced by nautilus (Xubuntu 12.04)

My problem is really simple: I've replaced Thunar with Nautilus in my Xubuntu 12.04 installation (64 Bit); I removed Thunar completely. Everything works fine in the computer except for the desktop: ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 hangs when sleeping the second time

After booting my machine, it's able to suspend correclty the first time, with the power button flashing slowly. I'm able to hit the button and have it come back on. The second time however, seems to ...
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Why did Wubi install Gnome when I gave it the Xubuntu ISO?

I downloaded the Xubuntu ISO file from the official site. But after installing it through the wubi installer I still got gnome interface instead of Xfce. What's gone wrong? What should I do? I double ...