Xubuntu is a version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system based on the Xfce desktop environment.

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How to change scrollwheelspeed in Xubuntu

Two things I hate about Xubuntu: Mouse is crazy fast in the slowest setting, and the scrollwheel is crazy-slow, scrolling only 2 lines of text per scroll, and this cannot be changed at all. For the ...
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Xubuntu: can't exit screensaver, can't login to console

I was in the middle of moving my windows partition with gparted and the screensaver kicked in. Now, no matter what I press on the keyboard or mouse the screen stays blank. I can get to a console with ...
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How do I add a different monitor resolution to NVidia X Server Settings' list

I've got two monitors connected to the same PC; one directly via DVI, the other through a KVM switch on a (blue) VGA cable. I just installed Xubuntu 11.10 on it, installed the current nvidia drivers, ...
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Can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges on Xubuntu 11.10

For some reason I can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges on Xubuntu 11.10. The regular Catalyst Control Center works fine, but it doesn't allow me to make necessary changes to my multiple ...
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Wireless won't work on Xubuntu 11.10, but worked with live CD

I just installed Xubuntu 11.10 on my system and wireless doesn't work. The wireless card worked perfectly on Ubuntu 11.10 and on the live CD version of Xubuntu 11.10. As soon as I installed Xubuntu ...
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Make Server Wake on Connection

I always lock my laptop when I'm not using it, and I keep the lid up when I leave my house, but I find that someone almost always shuts the lid. This prevents me from connecting to my TLS-encrypted ...
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Getting XAMPP to work with Dropbox

I have Dropbox and xampp (well, lampp) install on my xubuntu machine. I keep all of the sites I (offline) manage in my Dropbox folder. I have a question on getting it synced with xampp htdocs ...
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Why won't Xubuntu let me use dual monitors

ASUS laptop and Xubuntu (11.10) running off the live CD will give me my dual monitors, but when I install Xubuntu I can't set up dual monitors. When I boot from the live CD both monitors come on even ...
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Make xubuntu open programs maximized

How do I make xubuntu open programs maximised? I'm using the newest version of xubuntu.
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How do I remove the title bar in Xubuntu?

I have limited screen place, and I'd like to know how I could remove the title bar. I use hotkey to close, maximize, etc. anyway. Thanks :)
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What is the Xubuntu sound recorder application?

What sound recorder is provided by Xubuntu 11.10 or is lightweight and would be a good candidate for the XFCE desktop?
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Switched to Xubuntu but Unity theme won't go away

I got fed up with Unity and decided to switch to Xubuntu, following the instructions on this thread. Almost everything went well, and I'm much happier with the system. However the window borders from ...
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How do I disable the login screen on XFCE?

I'm using Xubuntu 11.10, but can't see how to disable the login screen. I'm pretty sure I set it to auto login during setup, but recently upgraded, and now it's asking for a password when I turn the ...
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Screen buffer is corrupted when resuming from suspend in Xubuntu

I have a ThinkPad x220 and Xubuntu 11.04. At work I use an external 22" monitor with a VGA cable. When my day is over, I tell Xubuntu to disconnect from the monitor and only use the laptop monitor. ...
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Unity window keyboard shortcuts in Xubuntu

One of the only things I like about Unity is its window positioning keyboard shortcuts (e.g. Super+NUMPAD9 to position the window at the top right). Is there anything similar for Xubuntu?
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SYSLINUX? Booting off a Live USB?

I used Unetbootin to install Xubuntu to a Live USB (a 4 GB SanDisk). By default, I'm running Windows 7 (which is also what I ran Unetbootin on). The computer I'm trying to use to boot off the Live USB ...
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Weird connectivity problem with home Wi-Fi, affecting only two devices but differently - how to debug?

I'm having some weird connection problems with my home Wi-Fi network (ZyXEL adsl P-660HW-D1). I have a few devices connected to it, both by Ethernet wire and Wi-Fi, and only two of the devices have ...
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Internet not working on a VirtualBox Linux machine

I installed VirtualBox on a Windows 7 PC and installed Xubuntu (Ubuntu with XFCE) on it. Now on the Windows, I am connected to the internet through a LAN which automatically authenticates to connect ...
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How to get sshfs running on Mac OS X 10.6 64-bit?

There seem to be a couple of problems at play here. First let me describe my set-up: I have a Xubuntu 11.04 file server that I can SSH into. I believe that machine has all the packages it needs on it ...
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Tail keeps snapping to the bottom after i scroll up with mousewheel

I'm having a problem with tail in Xubuntu (Xfce 4). In my previous ubuntu install (Ubuntu 9.10), if i was tailing a file with tail -f myfile, i could scroll up with the mousewheel to look at an ...
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What could be the source of a bus error in multiple applications?

I am running Xubuntu on a MacBook Pro with fluxbox as my window manager. Yesterday when I attempted to launch firefox I received a bus error and the application did not launch. I corrected the ...
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What is the default terminal (shell) for Xubuntu?

What is the default terminal (shell) for Xubuntu? Does Xubuntu use the same shell as Ubuntu?
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installed Xubuntu 10.10 and now I can't start WIndows XP

I just installed Xubuntu 10.10 using wubi.exe on the install disk. It didn't say anything about repartitioning hard disks or anything, but now Xubuntu runs, and WinXP doesn't. When I try to run ...
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Xubuntu on HP Mini 1000 - how to install WLAN drivers?

I've added Xubuntu to my Windows XP HP Mini using Wubi. It boots fine into Linux, but doesn't have the Wifi drivers installed. How can I get them installed? I don't have a USB-ethernet adapter.
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How to set XChat spell checking to use a different language from the system default?

I'm using Xubuntu 10.10. The system's language is not English (actually it is Hungarian), however I would like to use English spell checking with XChat. Is it even possible?
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How to set up dial-up connection using xubuntu?

I installed xubuntu on an older machine and can't find the modem or where you set up the internet connection. Where can I find the options or wizard to do this?
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Linux installs - where should I put them?

I am relatively new to Linux, I am using Xubuntu 10.04. A lot of the software I download from the net, e.g. Aptana/Eclipse are just ZIP files that I open and run. I wish them to be in a specific ...
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How do I use a modified keyboard layout in xubuntu?

I have created a modified xkb symbols keymap that I want to use in my xubuntu installation but I can't see it in the list of layouts in the settings dialog. I put partial alphanumeric_keys ...
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How to browse other Xubuntu installation files

my hard disk has two xubuntu 9.04 installation. one installation in partition /dev/sda1 and another installation in partition /dev/sda5 if I running xubuntu installation in partition /dev/sda5, how ...
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How come I get the error 'CDBOOT: Couldn't find NTLDR' when trying to boot from Windows XP Professional SP2 CD?

Problem I tried to install Windows XP Pro SP2 over the current Xubuntu 10.04 install on my laptop using the original factory CD but got the error CDBOOT: Couldn't find NTLDR First I will let you ...
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How to restore the xfce panel settings?

The xfce panel has disappeared. When I run xfce4-panel the panel starts and works like a charm, but shows: (xfce4-mixer-plugin:1816): libxfce4mixer-CRITICAL **: xfce_mixer_get_track: assertion ...
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Mount a NTFS Partition in Xubuntu

I was wondering what the best way to mount a NTFS partition in Ubuntu would be. I created an NTFS drive where I store things that I want both a Windows and Xubuntu to have read/write access to. Also, ...
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Hard Drive Won't Boot After OS Install

This is my step by step process on a Dell Inspiron 6000 with a brand new 320 HD: Turn on Laptop Insert Xubuntu 9.1 disc Boot to CD-rom After boot has finished, I install and instance of Xubuntu on ...
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Ubuntu: Best way to set microphone volume by command line

I have tried: aumix -i 100 However that only seems to get me to about 3/4 of the maximum volume when I look at the change in the Sound Preferences panel. Here is a screenshot of Sound Preferences ...
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Xubuntu 10.04, I pressed the little door in the upper right of the screen

I just installed Xubuntu 10.04 and pressed the little door in the upper right corner of the screen. Now the GUI has disappeared. The only thing I get is the blue background with the Trees and birds. ...
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How to change keyboard layout change shortcut in Xubuntu?

In normal Ubuntu it is seamlessly done through System → Preferences → Keyboard → Options dialog. Xubuntu's Xfce desktop lacks this dialog. Surprisingly my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file is ...
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can I compile Monodevelop in Ubuntu Hardy (8.04)?

I haven't been able to figure out if there's a way for me to get the latest version of MonoDevelop in Hardy. Would someone be able to help?
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Linux Device Drivers possibly missing?

I have just installed Xubuntu. My box runs quite a lot slower than before with Windows 7. I am wondering if I am missing some device drivers. I can use gnome-device-manager to list my devices. In ...
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How to know the corresponding command line cmd for the UI click?

I can click the "movie player" from the GUI of Ubuntu, but how could I know the corresponding command line cmd. I want to run the movie player from commmand line. And this is not only about the ...
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How to find proper codec for Xubuntu?

I have just installed the Xubuntu. And I feel that to use it play a mp3 is like kill myself twice. I try to play it with Exaile, the boxed player with Xbuntu. But it says I need to install some mpeg ...
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Xubuntu Aero Snap Hotkeys?

How can I set up my Xubuntu to quickly use a hotkey (super + direction keys) like Aero Snap in Windows 7?
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Move a window back into the visible area in Xubuntu?

On my laptop, after I use a higher-resolution external monitor, applications will sometimes place themselves outside the visible area of my desktop. How do I move them back into the visible area? (No ...
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Screen resolution only displaying 800x600 in Xubuntu

I am running Sun VirtualBox on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I have installed Xubuntu 10.4 as a virtual machine but cannot seem to find an easy way of altering the screen resolution. Any ideas?
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Terminal window opens when Xubuntu starts…?

Whenever I start up my laptop with Xubuntu on it, a Terminal window opens and just sits in the taskbar - as though I opened it myself. Anyone know if there's some sort of list of applications which ...
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Xubuntu vs Ubuntu 10.04 Performance

I know it just came out today, but are there any statistics with memory requirements, system resources, power usage, and performance to decide which is better Xubuntu or Ubuntu (XFCE vs Gnome)? My ...
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multi boot: xp + xp + xubuntu, how to?

My laptop (with a single harddrive) currently has xp + xubuntu dual boot. I want to make that triple boot: xp + xp + xubuntu Please don't ask why, take it as given. How can I accomplish this triple ...
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TTY Resolution in Xubuntu 9.10

I've exhausted my ability to search through Google for this, so I'm giving it a go here. What I'm trying to do is increase the resolution (or decrease the font size) in the TTY terminals. Xubuntu ...
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Installing and using 32-bit software in 64-bit Linux

Is there a way to install and run i386 software packages inside an AMD64 version of Xubuntu (v9.10)? Just to get an idea, how much effort would it require to port it to something usable within the ...
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How do I usb tether my Cyanogen modded G1's internet connection to my Toshiba Tecra 8000 running Xubuntu?

I have usb-tethering enabled in my phone. It works fine with Vista. When I plug my phone into my Tecra 8000 laptop running Xubuntu, dmesg shows: "usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd ...
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Restore XP on Acer Aspire One netbook

I have an Acer Aspire One D250 netbook which came with Windows XP (but no CD) on which I have since installed Xubuntu 9.10. Now I am trying to sell it, but I cannot find a way to recover XP. I have ...