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

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doesn't work automation autostart command for conky

I added conky configuration to my autostart application. But this doesn't work after I restarted PC. Here is how looks configuration at setting manager: Here is content of .ConkyWizardLaunch file:...
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Is there a shortcut key to split view the file manager on Xubuntu 12.04?

I am wandering to know if an hot key exists to split view the Xubuntu file manager. It is possible to do it on Ubuntu with F3, and it looks like:
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It seems to be a conflict between indicator-multiload and indicator-sound-gtk2

After upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10, indicator-multiload indicators in the xfce4 panel become invisible as soon as I activate indicator-sound-gtk2. I don't know where i can find any error log for this,...
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How to disable/remove a desktop widget

I added a widget "bouncy ball" to the desktop and accidentaly in its settings set auto-bounce to full. Now it is bouncy accross my desktop really fast. It cannot be hovered to reveal side options. I ...
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Black Display in Xubuntu 13.10

I installed Xubuntu 13.10 a while ago. Everything was great up until just now when I tried to connect to an external monitor. After connecting the VGA cable from my laptop to the monitor I tried to ...
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Xubuntu Desktop shuts down and goes to login screen

I will be humming along just fine and then all of a sudden the desktop shuts down and goes to the login screen. I can then put my password back in and it will open back up the desktop. It does not ...
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USB mouse and keyboard not working in Xubuntu LiveUSB

I'm at my wit's end trying to get the latest version of xubuntu to run or install from a USB drive. Here's what happens: when I boot from the USB drive, I choose the 'Try Xubuntu' option from the ...
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How disabling Scroll Lock when switching layouts?

I updated my xubuntu 12.04 xfce 4.8 to xfce 4.10 and now when i switching keyboard layouts activated Scroll Lock. How to disable Scroll Lock when i switched layout? Because the Scroll Lock switches ...
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xubuntu excessive memory consumption

free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 7917 7011 906 0 124 609 -/+ buffers/cache: 6276 1640 ...
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Change the style of specific programs in Xubuntu 12.04

Is it possible to change the style of a specific program while using another style for the entire desktop in Xubuntu 12.04? For example, I would like to use the Xfce-dusk style for the entire desktop ...
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Prevent (xfce) terminal from scrolling with output

I'm running Xubuntu. When I run something that produces a lot of output to the terminal (such as my code, generally....!) I find that it is not possible to "freeze" the screen, to take a look at a ...
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Disabling suspend/sleep/hibernate on a headless Xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 headless via ssh and tmux. Whenever I leave the machine, making sure to have a tmux session opened, it will invariably crash after about an hour. The sign it has crashed is ...
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Nvidia Dual monitor settings reset on boot

I know this has been asked a thousand times, but none of the solutions here have worked for me. I'm using Xubuntu 12.04. I have an nvidia GeForce GT 630 card, using 2 identical monitors - one on the ...
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How do I unmute the sound? [duplicate]

My sound stopped working an I don't know why. The GUI and the terminal are telling me different things. The top bar shows the speaker symbol with three dashes. It looks muted. It used to show a ...
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Xubuntu Internet Connection Drops

My problem is a little weird. My internet drops when I download too much data. For example when I download large files. If I just brows it will take a couple of hours to drop. When connection drops ...
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Using screenlock on xubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I'm trying to lock my screen on my XUbuntu machine and am failing. I tried using xflock and I get the following error when I run it from the terminal. /usr/bin/xflock4: 29: /usr/bin/xflock4: xlock:...
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Installing ubuntu 13.10 from usb - black screen with mouse pointer

I just built a computer with two sapphire HD7950 graphics cards. I've tried installing both lubuntu and xubuntu (for scrypt mining) and in both cases the same thing happens. After the initial splash ...
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Current Active Processes file created on home folder

there is a file in my home folder that is being created called "current-active-processes.tmp" PID TTY TIME CMD 1 ? 00:00:01 init 2 ? 00:00:00 kthreadd 3 ? ...
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Can't boot ISO from USB UNetbootin

I was trying to install Linux Mint and a few other OS's through UNetbootin. (Xubuntu 12.04) The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press ...
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Can't boot ISO to my laptop in UNetbootin (Xubuntu 12.04 & Ubuntu 12.04)

I was trying to install Linux Mint (and a few other OS's) through UNetbootin. The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press any key to ...
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monochrome on a colour monitor under XFCE - easy switching?

Is there a way to switch, on the fly, between colour and monochrome graphics. Even nicer would be to have a preview for how the screen would look to a colour blind user as well. That however is a ...
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Mouse and keyboard do not work on the login screen

I just finished installing Xubuntu 13.10 in UEFI mode. So it's a fresh install. However, I am not logged in. I am currently up and running with the USB flash drive I used to install it, since I can'...
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Xfce Custom Menuelement / Menueditor

So i've installed xubuntu (my first linux system ;) ) and i want to add a custom menu to the taskbar. I know that i can add a menu, and change the file that this menu is using, but how do i create ...
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Vim lines get off-by-one

On Xubuntu 13.04, when I execute a VIM command command mode, like [esc] then :w. I'll occasionally find that a bunch of gobbly-gook stays in the very last line of the terminal. The text with the ...
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Can't find Spyder or Ipython Notebook applications after Anaconda install (xubuntu 13.10)

I installed Anaconda 2.7. I can run spyder and ipython notebook from the terminal but I can't find the applications at all from the desktop. Is there a specific place I should look? Should I just ...
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How to switch from Lubuntu to Xubuntu [duplicate]

I've just installed xubuntu-desktop on my trusty Lenovo X61 on top of Lubuntu 13.10. However, when the machine boots up it always logs straight into a Lubuntu session without asking. To resolve this I ...
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xubuntu's desktop behaves abnormally

My xubuntu used to work well but today it doesn't seem good: As you can see, only a rectangle part is available now, the rest space is grey and right clicking the grey part doesn't seem to work... ...
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x11vnc much slower than Xvnc + how to get a Xubuntu session manually

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 on a headless server inside a VMware virtual machine. I'd prefer using x11vnc over Xvnc in order to use LightDM and the X server started by LightDM (and login using Xubuntu-...
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Can I install ONTO a flash drive?

Okay, so I recently found out how to install the Xubuntu .iso onto a flash drive. I proceeded to do the live version from the flash drive. I wanted to actually install on the flash drive (where it ...
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Would GTA Sa Work Fine with xubuntu 13.10

would GTA SA work fine with Xubuntu 13.10 And the open source driver for my Graphics AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250 Driver?
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Deja-dup keeps asking me for my password every few minutes and doesn't seem to be doing anything

Every time I run deja-dup it repeatedly asks me for my password every few mintues. Also, in the 'detals' screen it just shows the same files and doesn't seem to scan any new ones. Any thoughts or ...
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Xubuntu reopens last session applications even though it shouldn't

There's something strange going on with my Xubuntu setup (13.10 at the moment, but I remember having this issue in 13.04 as well, before upgrading). Each time I log in, the system reopens the ...
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Can I only show windows that are open on the currently focused workspace on the launcher bar?

I have few windows opened on my first workspace, and few on second, but all appear on switch bar in the bottom. I want to have in the bar windows from only one workspace I am using now. I was looking ...
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Printer and software for label printing?

I'm looking for a printer to print on adhesive product labels like these: http://www.onlinelabels.com/OL996.htm?src=dlc-28 Are most printers compatible with Ubuntu? Also what would be a good ...
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ati 6770 on ubuntu 13.10 with xfce

I am having problems getting the proprietary drivers to work with Xfce. I can load gnome sessions but not xfce. any insight?.. after I installed the drivers, I had to alt+tab over to a text login ...
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How to execute a script with Cron

I would like to schedule a simple script to execute when the machine reboots. I have other schedule other commands in crontab using @reboot without any problems, but I can't seem to get my script to ...
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Sudden black screen after login Xubuntu 13.10

Everything worked fine (except for the audio widget), and suddenly, i boot and after i set my login credentials in the session manager, the screen goes black. How is one supposed to fix it? I find ...
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No WiFi in Xubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Xubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Satellite. To my dismay, I could not get a WiFi connection. I know the computer has WiFi, because it worked before. I can get a wired connection. I'...
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How can I make touchpad not change workspace in xubuntu 13.10?

In Xubuntu 13.10 horizontal scrolling changes workspace. I don't want it to, so how do I disable it? In Lubuntu I can change ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml.
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Chromium is really slow in Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu 12.04.3 on my Toshiba Satellite, and I've noticed that Chromium is REALLY slow. I have a 3 bar WiFi signal, so it can't be that. Also, when the computer ran Windows, it ...
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Can't run any Blender version with Xubuntu 13.10

After upgrading to Xubuntu 13.10, I also got the new Blender 2.69. Didn't work. It opens an empty window and then shuts down. I tried the usual method (download, unzip, click executable), tried ...
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How to auto restart a crashed app? [duplicate]

Im tired that everytime my dock (i use docky) crash i have to manual reopen it. There is a way for auto restart docky everytime it crash? I mean something that can auto reopen the app when it crash.....
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Problem in Chromium browser logging

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04. It originally was Lubuntu 12.04, then I installed xubuntu-desktop. I'm still using Chromium as my browser because it's running on a Netbook. Everything works really well ...
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(Xubuntu) How to set the wallpaper using the command line?

I've done a lot of googling but haven't been able to find a solution to my problem. I am a teacher and I'm using Xubuntu on some student computers. I have everything locked down pretty good, but I ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 64bit - Slow and buggy “log out” process?

I'm a Windows convert who has done only a little bit of dabbling in Ubuntu in the past (back in Dapper Drake a few years back). A lot has changes since then, and I've been yearning to jump back into ...
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Configuring splash screen to fully cover the boot

I'm trying to set the splash screens for the whole boot, from the selection in grub until DE fully loads. My DE is xfce 4.10, running xubuntu 13.10. Now, I have the default plymounth xubuntu theme, ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 volume panel item always shows “muted”

When I use the Fn keys for volume (up, down, mute), I get a nice notification of the current volume, and everything works. However, the panel item for volume, between battery and network, always ...
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How to uninstall these Parole plugins

I'm using Xubuntu and while playing a YouTube video in Parole it said 'Parole needs text/html decoder to play this file' (I was pasting the link in Parole) I installed the asked plugins but still the ...
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Default playback audio output on Xubuntu 13.10

I recently upgraded from Xubuntu 13.04 to 13:10, and since then I have no sound when I start my PC, because it's being sent to the HDMI output (my TV). I want it to go to the Analogue output (my PC) ...
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XFCE Full Window Tile

I'm using XFCE 4.10 (Xubuntu 13.10), when I drag any window to the top of the screen, it gets tiled to half desktop, like this: Also when I drag the window to the left or right, it doesn't stick ...