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Questions tagged [xubuntu]

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

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How to prevent system applications (like the Software Center) from asking for password?

I'd like Software Center, Update Manager and some other system management applications to work without asking for password (like sudo does if configured with NOPASSWD) but only asking for a ...
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How to set-up Xubuntu to show Applications menu on desktop right-click?

As far as I know, in older versions of XFCE this was a default behaviour - "Applications" menu was popped-up immediately on desktop mouse right-click. But now "Applications" menu appears as a sub-menu ...
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Diagnosing xmodmap errors [closed]

I'm getting this error when trying to use xmodmap to get rid of caps lock: $ xmodmap -e 'clear Lock' X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation) Major opcode ...
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Getting visual feedback of workspace switch in xfce

Not sure if this is an appropriate question for this site, since it's not really specific to Ubuntu. Those who feel it isn't should probably respond to my crosspost on the Unix and Linux ...
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Ubuntu One for Xfce or Xubuntu?

Is it possible to use Ubuntu One with Xfce/Xubuntu without installing too many GNOME dependencies like Nautilus?
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How to remove KDE and XFCE applications from GNOME menu?

I am new to Linux. I installed kubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop over the default Ubuntu 10.10. I want to unclutter the menu, so that applications related to a particular desktop appear in menu ...
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Where does one get pretty screensavers for Xubuntu (xfce, xscreensaver)?

I browsed through the default set of screensavers and the most are ugly, a couple are decent and the only quality ones are Flurry, GLSlideshow, MetaBalls are PopSquares. Where does one find more nice ...
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How do I configure my AWS instance to serve a remote desktop so I can use Windows terminal services to access it?

My evil plan is to serve rdp from an AWS ubuntu instance so I can have a permanent xubuntu desktop as I roam from windows computer to windows computer (or any computer really). It is as easy as ...
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How to tell thunar to stop using my device?

When I do sudo umount /media/KINGSTON I got umount: /media/KINGSTON: device is busy. By using fuser -c /media/KINGSTON And cat /proc/<pid>/cmdline I found that the process is thunar--...
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How do I change the GDM Login Window top icon?

After installing xubuntu-desktop on Ubuntu 10.10, The GDM window icon changed to a blue mouse, How to I return GDM to the default Ubuntu theme/icon. I have tried the following which effectively ...
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How can I change my keyboard layout to a modified version?

Now, my goal is to change the keyboard layout for the entire xubuntu install to my own modded version. I think the way to do this is to make an X11 keymap and load it - but as always there is a ...
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How do I install Compiz in Xubuntu?

How can i properly set up Compiz in Xubuntu?
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Autostart of the xserver at boot up when the monitor is unplugged

I was running Xubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron". I configure the vnc by adding vino-server to the autostarted app. I accessing the display only via VNC, so I removed the monitor and ir worked fine. When ...
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How can a proxy be set for the whole xubuntu system?

Hello I need to find out how to enable a system wide proxy in xubuntu 10.10
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No Panels for Other user in xubuntu

My xsession when logged in with other user than myself doesnot show the default two panels. All I get is the desktop with wallpaper. Anyone got any idea what is wrong ? I am using xubuntu 10.04. It ...
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Do AppIndicators work on Xubuntu?

I don't have access to an Xubuntu install right now so I thought I'd just ask this here. Does Xubuntu (or more specifically, the XFCE panel) support AppIndicators? I'm porting an application to use ...