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Install Ubuntu/Xubuntu from USB drive: click on “Install Ubuntu” doesn't do anything during more than 30 minutes

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.01 (also I tried to install Xubuntu 14.04.01) on my PC from USB drive. I clicked on "Install Ubuntu" (or "Install Xbuntu") menu and I do not see any reaction. I ...
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How to set up XFCE4 XKB plugin to remember settings over reboots?

Following this answer I've installed xfce - xfce4-xkb-plugin to indicate and switch keyboard layouts in XUbuntu. But it resets all the settings (languages I use and a switch layouts hotkey) every time ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 for my laptop

Just a problem from my old lap - Dell Latitude D430 : 1.3 Ghz Core 2 Duo, 2GB Ram. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 just last week , but it was very slow when i run any applications. And I found that ...
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Remove messaging icon from indicator plugin xfce panel Xubuntu 14.04

Some people don't like an email indicator on the systray (like me) and some applications don't give you this option.
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xfce4-panel xubuntu 14.04 acting very weird

sometimes if i (left)click on the open window or menu button on the panel, it becomes right-clicked instead and context-menu appears. switching open windows with alt+tab doesn't work. the only thing ...
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How to overclock a CPU in xubuntu

I have been wanting to overclock my CPU by about .5 ghz. The only problem is is that I don't know how to do it. A lot of people say it won't increase your framerate but I'm doing this so I can at ...
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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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Installed some new software and added a user, now my first user crashes X and can't login

I am running Xubuntu 12.04. I installed dogecoind and made a new user called dogecoin. My first user, james, used to be the only one. It used to be set to auto log in. Now I have a choice between my ...
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How to auto-login in Xubuntu?

In spite of setting auto-login in the Xubuntu settings (XFCE/System/Users and Groups) I have to login each time when I start up the computer. How can this be changed?
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How to completely remove Xubuntu and install Ubuntu (including boot screen etc.)

I had Xubuntu 14.04 beta 1 installed. Now I have installed ubuntu-desktop package but I see that there are still Xubuntu application icons, login screen, theme, boot screen etc. How to completely ...
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How to configure system wide proxy.pac on Xubuntu 12.10?

At work i have a proxy.pac file and I'd like to use it to configure my Xubuntu 12.10! How can I do it? Thanks! :D
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How can I disable the automatic edge flip when dragging a window to the left/right edge?

In Xubuntu, when using only one desktop, dragging windows to the left/right edge scales the windows to the left/right half of the desktop. However, when using multiple desktops this does not work ...
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Why did my highlights turn pink in Xubuntu 14.10?

Around the time of the start to testing of the second beta for Xubuntu 14.10, my highlights turned pink system-wide. What gives?
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xubuntu volume multimedia keys not working despite changing the active card

The indicator applet works. alsamixer works. amixer commands work but they won't use notify-osd to display the volume levels. I followed the solution present here: Volume keys are working in unity ...
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GUI anthentication doesn't work. No privileges

This is on Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit After a forced restart (due to nvidia overheating) I noticed that no sound was playing, and in fact pulseaudio showed only dummy devices. While looking for a solution, ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on HP Probook 440 (xubuntu 14.04)

I think the BT device isn't recognized. In the Blueman the Device menu is disabled and when I try to do search "Resource Not Ready" appears at the bottom. I cannot use this advice How to enable ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 bluetooth applet not working

I upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 this morning. I am not able to get the bluetooth working on this version. Like in the question asked : Volume indicator problem The bluetooth indicator also gives a small ...
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Missing System Utilities [closed]

I just installed 14.04.1 Trusty with Xubuntu. There is no network manager. There is no printer manager. "System settings ..." is there but does nothing. "About this computer" does nothing. The ...
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Dual Monitor not recognized in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two in4terfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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Why Light locker unmounts encfs mount points when screen is unlocked

... and how to prevent this behaviour or work around that? I have the following mount point: encfs on /home/me/Private type fuse.encfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,default_permissions,user=me) I lock the screen ...
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Slow boot up of new install of Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 6400

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop and now it takes about 20 seconds to boot up. Here is a section of my dmesg output: [ 2.689941] random: init urandom read ...
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Rebind keys depending on the program with focus

I want to do How to map a key to another on my keyboard? but have different mappings for different programs. Specifically, I want to map the F6 key to F7 whenever a specific window has the focus. I ...
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2 usb ports stopped working

I have HP pavillion g6, running xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have 3 usb ports. For some reason, 2 of them stopped working this morning, I have xserver-xorg-input-all installed, followed the instructions ...
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Can't restore Windows 8 after installing xubuntu 14.04

Got a new Lenovo G710 with Windows 8 on it. Followed the directions to install Xubuntu. Now I have a boot loader menu, but when I select the Windows item in it, Windows fails to boot. I read about ...
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Old zt computer tower isn't booting from xubuntu minimal cd

When I'm trying to boot my PC from the Xubuntu minimal CD, it fails. It just goes straight to the other operating system, windows vista. I don't have admin access is that occurring the problem? My ...
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Unable to adjust brightness in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu13.04

I've recently upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 and noticed that I'm unable to use the brightness keys to adjust the brightness of my screen. I've tried just about everything this thread suggest and I'm still ...
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flash/youtube does not work. xubuntu xfce4 on chromebook

All the suggestions I've seen are totally out of date. I did a xubuntu xfce piggyback install on my samsung arm chromebook. Youtube won't play at all in both, chrome and firefox. What do I need?
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cannot install openoffice

first time user of xubuntu here! at my wits end trying to install openoffice. have uninstalled libreoffice so now i feel like a complete loser. the closest i came to was when i did ...
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Configure xfce4-screenshooter settings

xfce4-screenshooter is the standard screenshot program in XFCE on Xubuntu. How can I configure the settings about which format it saves the screenshot in and in which folder? I noticed, that my ...
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Cannot access Windows Share on Netapp from Xubuntu 14.04 using Samba

since I used to mount samba share on Netapp with a command like : mount -t cifs //netapp.dns.name/myshare /home/myhome/myshare --verbose -o ...
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Display randomly goes into wrong position

Running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Mac Mini, using open source ATI driver (more info below). After some time running in Xorg, the display 'rearranges' itself so the beginning and the end of the screen (at ...
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Abiword 3.0.0 doesn't start Xubuntu 14.04

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04, with Abiword 3.0.0. Whenever I click on the Abiword icon, or right click --> open with Abiword, nothing happens. If I open terminal, and run it as root, I get the error ...
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Power Management - Sleep / Wake up Server when accessed

I have a headless HP Proliant Microserver with ubuntu installed. This machine has samba shares on it serving media and I usually rdp or ssh into it. Now my issue is I want the machine to go into sleep ...
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xubuntu 13.10 xfce4-power-manager not working

I found that if xfce4-power-manager does not work if it is started with /usr/bin/xfce4-power-manager, the process is there but no power icon would be shown, the Power Manager in Settings does not work ...
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Graphics showing as VESA: BONAIRE, but I have AMD

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS). When I go to System Details, under graphics, it shows 'VESA: BONAIRE', but I have a AMD Radeon R7 260X. Is this normal? Do I have to install extra drivers? Please let ...
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Cannot access data on CD/DVD that has Windows XP data saved

I have two DVDs that I saved my Windows XP Home w/SP3 data ... applications on one DVD and the WinXP updates, fact sheets on the other. I saved this "data" when I switched to Linux in late April '14 ...
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Unable to ping desktop over ethernet

I am attempting to access a shared Windows folder from my Xubuntu 64bit install. The server (running Windows 7) can see all shares on my server. My system can only see the share names, but not ...
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after ubuntu installation just a black screen

Well, after installation or reinstallation ubuntu ,afteer reloading im just get a black screen. Its happened after bios (in place where or windows must loading or GRUB) Dont know what i must to do ...
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Can't receive files via bluetooth in Xubuntu

I tried both of the following answers: I Can't receive files via bluetooth on lxde and I can only receive file using bluetooth in Xubuntu The first one didn't work and for the second one, after ...
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Random xubuntu 14.04 Xorg graphics freezes

I've got a fairly new Asus X550CC laptop with up to date xubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm using NVIDIA graphics drivers version 343.13. From day one I installed xubuntu on this machine I've been getting these ...
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Xubuntu blank screen after wakeup

Xubuntu 14.04. After wake up from sleep, it asks to enter password. I entered the passw. and screen goes black. On Ubuntu 14.04 waking up was just ok. Lenovo E330 laptop with intel HD graphics. add: ...
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Help with the RT3290 Wireless adapter

I know there is a lot of questions about RT3290 wireless adapter, but I read many many of them and noone helped me with my problem. So, I have the HP Pavilion dm1 laptop and I installed Xubuntu 13.10 ...
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xubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout uk gb

I've just updated my laptop to Xubuntu 14.04, and after the update my keyboard has changed to English-English(US). This is OK for most keys, but it swaps @ with ", and loses the pound sign (The ...
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How do I enable the GRUB splash screen in Xubuntu 12.10?

I have Xubuntu 12.10 running fine on a Thinkpad T60. Grub2 is installed as the boot manager and the GRUB....LINUX_DEFAULT is set as "quiet splash". Therefore, Grub should display its splash image ...
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Xfce power manager in Xubuntu 14.04 doesn't react to my choices

Okay, so I chose to make it so that when my laptop lid closes and I'm on AC (my power cord is plugged in) it will do NOTHING. But when I close my laptop lid .. it just suspends. I've tried it like a 8 ...
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Why X is relying on software instead of hardware with “nomodeset” kernel parameter for 3D acceleration?

My laptop is an ASUS K55N with AMD A8-4500M Trinity APU and integrated Radeon HD 7640G. Yesterday I tried at least 8 live sessions from different distros (slackware based, gentoo based, arch based, ...
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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 do you enable shading windows with the mousewheel in Xubuntu 14.04?

I can't seem to find a way to shade the windows by scrolling up on the title bar. This is a feature I've been using for the longest time, but the closest I could achieve in this release was ...
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Xscreensaver error xubuntu [closed]

When idle, instead of seeing screensavers, i got an error related to xscreensaver, i don't know what exactly, i'll take a picture of it soon and update the question When Idle, I move the mouse to ...
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Why can't I install xubuntu-desktop?

When I try to install Xubuntu on my current Ubuntu installation, it won't let me install "xubuntu-desktop", but it will instead recommend me to install other packages in the Xubuntu repos. Has the ...