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

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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), ...
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Window Tansparency - set for one window only

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 and have set inactive windows to be transparent. However, is there a way to prevent one window/program (i.e. tvtime) from becoming transparent. See this screenshot
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Install xubuntu in dual boot with win7 on the same hard drive

My situation is that i have 2 hard drives. One of them is the main hdd that i installed windows on and second one is 500 gb old hdd that i dug out of my old PC and i use it only for storage since it's ...
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Publishing to web from Shotwell in XFCE

There are similar questions on this site but none of them answers mine. I have Xubuntu 13.10 with Shotwell installed from Ubuntu repository. I also installed "gnome online accounts" and "signon" but ...
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What are good alternatives to tumbler?

It has been a month since I switched to Xubuntu and tumbler always makes my life harder: killing tumblerd just for ejecting external storages, and making my computer slow enough to become unusable. ...
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Lexmark Pro805 all-in-one printer fails on Xubuntu 12.04 & 13.10

Downloaded and installed Lexmark's Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit driver from ...
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Installing Packet Tracer on XUbuntu

I have a trouble getting packet tracer running on XUbuntu. I have installed it as instructed this guide How do I run Cisco Packet Tracer 6.0.1? It has appeared in the menu under Internet and it does ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 Lenovo T500 hardware mute button will not unmute

Have Xubuntu 12.04 installed on Lenovo T500 Thinkpad. The hardware mute button will not unmute, and I'd like it to work for mute and unmute. It works to mute, but I have to open a terminal window ...
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windows maximize to full screen and bottom hides behind the panel

I have one monitor above another. I would like to have a panel at the top of the bottom monitor and another at the bottom of the top monitor. Putting the panels in place works as expected. However, ...
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Step by step installation of mediawiki math extension

I struggle with the installation of the mediawiki math extension. I recently downloaded mediawiki and everything works well. Now I want to display math equations, so I downloaded mediawiki-math via ...
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Where can I download Xubuntu released wallpapers?

I know that Xubuntu has released the won wallpapers, I need the link to download them?
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Can't install Pantheon on Xubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to install Pantheon on Xubuntu 13.10 64bit. I followed the instructions given in the accepted answer here. I log out after sudo ./congrego.sh --configure-installed is done. But I only see ...
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xubuntu: stop gnome-keyring-daemon from impersonating ssh-agent

I want to use the real ssh-agent instead of gnome-keyring in xubuntu. I followed the steps from http://dtek.net/blog/how-stop-gnome-keyring-clobbering-opensshs-ssh-agent-ubuntu-1204, but gnome keyring ...
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Canon Laser jet printer 2900 LBP successfully install in Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop but after reboot It does not work why?

we are using Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop version working fine. We also have many canon laser jet printer 2900 LBP which we want to use on Ubuntu. I am facing some problem in the same regards as below- I have ...