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14.04: re-enabling unity style notification in unity after xubuntu-desktop install?

Ubuntu 14.04, I installed xubuntu-desktop to get access to both Unity and Xfce. However now, in Unity the notifications are messed up: no transparency, sound change and brightness change do not show ...
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Write to user defined partition /data

I'm a newbie in Linux/Ubuntu/Xubuntu world. In order to supply data encapsulation I defined separate partition "/data" on my HDD, where I want to store all my user data, separately from ...
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Desktop icons not showing up in xubuntu (and I cant right click on the desktop)

In xubuntu, my desktop icons have dissapeared. I can not remember the cause, but if I do, I will edit this and put it here. Also, when I try to right click on the desktop, nothing happens. I have ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Ibus Anthy Problem

So I recently upgraded to the latest release of Xubuntu, 14.04. I got everything working quite well except for one thing, Ibus, and Anthy for Japanese input. I have installed the language in ...
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Brightness Notification on Xubuntu 14.04 Shrunk after Update

My brightness notification has shrunk. It was fine before I installed the updates after installing Xubuntu 14.04. I first noticed after booting for the first time after the upgrade. Here is a ...
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Execute action upon window resize with devilspice

I'm looking for a devilspie2 alternative that can handle more window events, like "on resize". Right now there's only open and close window events. For example, I would like to undecorate a window ...
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How do I change the xubuntu start menu color and style?

my xubuntu menu is very very simple like this: I've noticed that new xfce menu is better than this like this: how can i convert? and....if i can't do it then my new question is here: I'm ...
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Problem after close the lid of my laptop

I am using xubuntu and I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 today. Now, when I close my laptop and I reopen it it show the login screen (as normal). When I enter my credentials, it show a black screen. I ...
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“sudo service lightdm stop” will go into a blank screen

I am trying to stop X Server so I can install some new NVidia drivers. However, the moment I type "sudo service lightdm stop", the computer goes into a blank screen, and nothing happens. Any ideas? ...
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bug with ibus with xubuntu 14.04

I am french, I just installed xubuntu 14.04. I am learning japanese and i used to use Anthy with iBus. The problem is the following (my computer is in japanese so the menu and item names maay be ...
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minidlna and samsung tv file format doesn't support

I have PC with XUbuntu 12.04 and Samsung 27A950, so I want to use my PC like dlna server. But I can run file of any format on my TV, get error: "File format doesn't support". I try to open *.avi, ...
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No wifi with xubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 8600

I've just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop, because of the lack of a pae, and everything works fine except wifi. I've followed the instructions on the Wifi help page and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 refuses to share anything over network

Ok, I'm brand new with servers, and decided to turn some old parts into an xubuntu server. After hours of trying several different programs, approaches, and settings, my computer still refuses to host ...
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Is there a way to change iBus icon in notification area? (xubuntu)

I need to constantly switch between different keyboard layouts, I did this with the "keyboard layout" element in xfce panels, it was ugly but I could put it anywhere (so I put it in a seperate "auto ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Power button instantly powers off laptop instead of showing shutdown menu

Laptop is Lenovo Thinkpad X120e. lshw -short output /proc/cpuinfo The setup is pretty much standard. Not customized in any way, since I just installed it. No packages related to drivers installed, ...
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How to autologin in Xubuntu 14.04? [on hold]

I was using Xubuntu 13.10 previously and it used to autologin by default. Now that I reformatted and installed Xubuntu 14.04, I can't seem to autologin. I went into User Settings and set it to not ask ...
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XFCE / Xubuntu: Centering the name of the launchers on the Desktop?

How does one center the names of launchers on the desktop on Xubuntu, if the name has multiple lines? This is how it is: This is what i want it to be:
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How do I un-dim my computer screen after I close the lid in xubuntu?

I have recently installed xubuntu on top of normal ubuntu on my computer. A problem that is really bugging me is that whenever I close the lid on my computer, it will go to sleep, as usual, but when I ...
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Mount NTFS External hard drive on UBuntu 14.04

Hi, I am trying to mount an external hard drive (on which I have files saved from Windows 8) on Ubuntu 14.04, but Ubuntu cannot mount it. This is the message I get: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at ...
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What is the default method / program to download photos from a photo camera to the computer?

I am in Xubuntu 12.10 and Thunar doesn't access the camera memory (Canon) so as to just copy/paste the pictures. I want to import the pictures onto the PC. I heard about F-spot and ...
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No sound after upgrade from Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

No sound, pavucontrol only shows "dummy output". aplay gives nothing, lspci shows soundcard: 04:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A/VT8251 HDA Controller Subsystem: Micro-Star ...
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Xubuntu menulibre application (menu editor) not launching

My cat was recently laying on my computer when I was trying to edit the xubuntu menu using the Menu Editor application (menulibre). My cat messed around with some stuff so when I tried to go back into ...
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Have to restart lightdm when opening laptop lid after 14.04 upgrade

I've just upgraded to 14.04. Whenever I shut the laptop lid and come back to it later, after entering the password the screen just goes blank and requires ctrl+alt+f2-ing to a terminal to restart ...
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How to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 64bit from here. I tried ubuntu 10.04 32bit and ubuntu 12.04(multiarch). In xubuntu 14.04 64bit for both cases it is showing broken package message. Could ...
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How do I configure multiple keyboard layouts in Xubuntu 14.04

There is Settings > Keyboard > Layout and there is something called iBus and input methods. I were using Keyboard > Layout GUI to configure my layouts in 13.10 and it worked fine. But after ...
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Speed up VirtualBox? [duplicate]

OK...So I have the newest VirtualBox installed with Ubuntu and it works all fine no bugs at all but it runs so slow...No programs running in the background and my VBox takes up a lot of the cpu so it ...
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Light locker stops background activities (eg. music playback) when screen is locked

I upgraded my xubuntu installation to the new release, 14.04. This release includes a new light-locker, a great improvement if you ask me. The thing is that whenever I try to lock the session or when ...
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Having problem with genymotion on VirtualBox for 13.10, its not working on 14.04, any idea?

After Upgrade(13.10 to 14.04) I had problem with VMWare, it does not support new linux, need to patch files (now fixed), Second having problem with genymotion on VirtualBox for 13.10, its not working ...
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Trying to load 14.04

When Xubuntu reboots, I sucessfully enter my login and password. Then it sticks on: myname@ubuntu-computername:~$ How do I proceed from this? Thanks.
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apt dependency issues in Trusty

I was trying to install openssh-server on Xubuntu 14.04 [amd64] and apt is asking me to install many i386 packages as dependency The following packages will be REMOVED: openssh-client The following ...
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Anywhere to download Wine for Xubuntu? [duplicate]

I am completely new to the Linux world and am already having troubles. I installed Xubuntu on an old desktop and am trying to set up a USB wifi adapter to get some internet connection on the thing. I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 xrdp grey

I installed the latest ubuntu desktop and when I install xrdp I get a grey screen when I connect from windows rdc. this works fine in ubuntu 12.04. I found several solutions but they are not really ...
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On Xubuntu 13.10 AR8162 Wired internet disabled on Asus 1015e-ds03

I have an Asus 1015e-dso3 laptop. It came with ubuntu 12.04 installed, and everything was fine, except that the laptop came very strangly partitioned. There was about 150gb worth of space that wasn't ...
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How can I make windows go fullscreen when snapping to the top of the screen in xfce?

You know how in unity when you grab a window and snap it to the top of the screen it will go fullscreen? Im currently using xubuntu but when I snap the window to the top it will just fill the top half ...
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XFCE battery indicator

I'm searching for a battery indicator applet for XFCE4, does anyone know one? I already tried xfce4-battery-plugin but the battery icon is horrible. I was looking for something like the gnome2 ...
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Is TRIM enabled in Xubuntu 14.04 by default?

Is TRIM enabled in all official derivatives of Ubuntu 14.04 by default?
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Installing xubuntu-desktop breaks cloud-init (routing to 169.254.169.254)

Run Ubuntu Server 12.04 (or a later version) in a VM. Reboot. Cloud-init continues to work. Then install xubuntu-desktop. Then reboot; you will see that there is now a broken route to the ...
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Disable home encryption in Xubuntu

I chose full encryption and home encryption during install and now want to disable the latter. How do I do this in Xubuntu?
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How to auto mount partition on startup in Xubuntu?

I want to auto mount all my partitions on startup. This is how my /etc/fstab file looks like: proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 #Entry for /dev/sda1 : ...
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Automatically revert to laptop screen when external monitor unplugged

I regularly use an external monitor with my laptop, so when I use it, I usually have the laptop screen disabled when the monitor is connected, and this seems to cause problems when the monitor is ...
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black screen after login

I switched to xubuntu from windows and things have been pretty smooth until I tried to connect another monitor to my laptop (using vga). The screen suddenly went black, and since then, even with my ...
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x11vnc server with Xubuntu show black screen in client

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 (monitor attached) with x11vnc 0.9.13-1.1 run with the following options: x11vnc -gui tray=setpass -rfbport PROMPT -bg -o %HOME/.x11vnc.log.%VNCDISPLAY I have also ...
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Install Ubuntu Desktop Variable From CD [on hold]

How To Install Ubuntu Desktop Variations (such as lubuntu-xubuntu) from installation cd?
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Skype and other apps on XUbuntu 13.10 64bits

Please, read carefully before marking this as duplicate, I've spent a lot of time looking for a solution to this problem, here and googling, also on XUbuntu irc channel, but I can't find a fix jet. ...
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How to copy the text in ubuntu error window?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). VLC crashes on startup and gives this error 12836 segmentation fault (core dumped) vlc While that ...
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Compiz on Xubuntu - Minimized Windows not shown on window switcher [on hold]

I am running Xubuntu 13.04. I have installed compiz on top and want it to show all the minimized windows when I use the window switcher. Thats not happening currently! In my research I have found ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 wifi won't connect to wpa2 enterprise network

I have dual boot win7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The wifi works perfectly in win7, and in Xubuntu except for Wpa2 enterprise encrypted network. I had followed the settings for ca-certificate and other specs ...
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Como instalo ubuntu en una Pc que tiene lubuntu

I want to install Ubuntu on my computer which has Lubuntu. How can I remove Lubuntu and install Ubuntu. Thanks. Hola la verdad soy nuevo utilizando linux y no se como hacerlo pues yo quiero instalar ...
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WINE: minor delay on sound playback

When running a game under WINE pulseaudio is showing a constant delay of what I would estimate to be 100-200ms that on occasion climbs to over 500ms. I can't put my finger on why it increases on some ...
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Thunar command line options

Are there any command line options that can launch Thunar with different display options for that instance? I sometimes want Thunar to use the directory tree sidebar view instead of the usual ...