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

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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 ...
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Xubuntu 9.10 running on VirtualBox never goes idle

On my Windows 7 32bit machine I'm running a VirtualBox instance of Xubuntu 9.10 32bit and I've noticed that the screen saver on the virtual box instance of Xubuntu never becomes active despite setting ...
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Ubuntu 9.10: Freezes while installing software from Update Manager

Specs: Intel Pentium III @ 933 MHz, 512MB`PC133 SDRAM, 128MB GeForce FX5200, Maxtor 20.5GB IDE HDD, Ubuntu 9.10 Hi all, so I just installed Ubuntu 9.10 (from CD) on this machine after trying out ...
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Can't Login to xubuntu: prompt reappears

I can't login to my xubuntu. After I enter my login details at the prompt it just shows the prompt again!
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System chooses boot drive seemingly at random

I have a system with two identical 1TB harddrives, where I image to a backup drive using the dd command. When I boot up, though, despite setting harddrive priority in the BIOS, the system sometimes ...
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Xubuntu 9.10 LiveCD on USB fails with error can't open /dev/sr0: no medium found

Using Ubuntu's USB Startup Disk Creator (USB-creator-gtk), I created a LiveUSB from the Xubuntu 9.10 LiveCD. When booting, it stalls up with the Xubuntu mouse splash screen displayed. In attempting ...
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How do I restore the standard Ubuntu Gnome login after trying Xubuntu?

I've been running Ubuntu with Gnome for some time now. I wanted to try out XFCE, so I tried the suggestion from the site http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/xubuntu and entered the following command: $ ...
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Lost menu bars on xubuntu

I have no menu bars at top or bottom, not sure how to get them back!
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Move application toolbar to gnome desktop toolbar, like OS X

I just installed Xubuntu, which came with Gnome. Is it possible to move the application toolbar to the top of the Desktop, mimicking the behavior of Mac OS X? I'm talking about the toolbar "File Edit ...
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Gigolo under fedora 12 xfce

I installed fedora 12 xfce and when i run Gigolo to mount windows partitions i get Authentication is required. In fedora 11 xfce there was a tool that change the system permission to allow any user ...
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How do I burn Xubuntu Live CD

I downloaded the 600+ MB Xubunto ISO. Burnt it to a DVD using Nero Burning Rom, as a Bootable DVD. My bootup sequence won't detect XUbuntu and still only detects windows on my Hard Drive even after ...
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Can thunderbird with -no-remote launch firefox without it?

We have two thunderbird profiles, and we launch thunderbird using -no-remote as follows: thunderbird -no-remote -P Profile1 and thunderbird -no-remote -P Profile2 unfortunately, this means that ...
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Disable tap to click in xubuntu

What is the "preferred" method to turn off tap to click in Xubuntu 9.10? It's not available in Settings->Mouse the way it is in Ubuntu.
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Internet very slow when upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10 [closed]

I was running Ubuntu 8.x on my desktop and everything worked fine. I'm using wired internet and it worked perfectly, pages loaded pretty fast. However, when I decided to upgrade to 9.10 the upgrade ...
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Can't minimise programs to the desktop in XFce (xUbuntu 9.10)

Using xUbuntu 9.04 I could choose how to use the desktop, and I found it really useful to minimise running programs to the desktop. Instead of having a trashcan, harddrive, cdrom etc etc and a lot ...
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How can I change the CPU frequency of a Dell Latitude C800 in linux?

On Windows XP the system info reports a CPU frequency of 848 mhz. Using cat /proc/cpuinfo gives me a CPU frequency of only 700 mhz and lshw says that the capability is 1ghz. Is there a solution for ...
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SSH Keychain for Xfce

I have recently switched from Gnome to Xfce on Ubuntu 9.04. In Gnome, the first time I entered the passphrase, it prompted me to save the passphrase. In Xfce however, I am prompted for the ...
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/tmp broken: mount doesn't show anything

I'm on Ubuntu 9.04 and I've got the following problem: The folder /tmp normally has a tmpfs mounted in it. On one machine, this isn't the case anymore. I don't know what happened to have it that way. ...
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Combine Stop/Reload/Go Buttons in Firefox

Is there an easy way to combine the stop/reload/go buttons in Firefox, using a userstyle? I have a user style that combines stop/reload buttons, but I'd like to combine it with the go button to. The ...
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Installing Xubuntu to Flash Drive

How can I make a persistent install of Xubuntu on my flash drive, so I can boot from my flash drive and save changes and files?
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My xubuntu 9.04 laptop won't boot properly

What steps can I take to determine the cause of the failure? It's a dual boot system. I can boot into windows fine. I can boot Xubuntu using the recovery image though it is very very slow and it ...
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How set up ReadyBoost (equivilent) on Xubuntu laptop?

I'm setting up an old Thinkpad 600e laptop using Xubuntu. The machine has only 160MB of memory (all I could find - 32MB onboard, + 2 x 64MB expansions), so it's paging like mad during normal use. I'm ...
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Multiple OS's and GRUB chainloading

I want to have multiple OS installations and I have been advised that chain loading using GRUB is a good way to handle this. I have looked at tutorials on the web but I still have some questions ...