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

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Speech-to-text for a Voice Recorder?

I'm aware of Dragon and Windows Speech recognition, etc, but i'm unsure whether they support voice recordings or if there are better alterantives. I have Windows 8.1 and Xubuntu.
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ubuntu flavors…same package repositories?

Do all the various ubuntu-based distros all pull from the same package repositories? For example, if I run this command: sudo apt-get install <foo> will I get the same package version of foo ...
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KODI init.d script Xubuntu 15.04 X11 another instance

can anyone help me with this KODI init.d script? Basicaly it is working when i try to start it from xubuntu desktop. xinit create another instance of X11 only for KODi, but there is a problem when i ...
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Save and restore xfce power management settings

Where are xfce power management settings saved? Whenever I installed a new XUbuntu, I have to go through the same motion of tweaking each of xfce power management settings, e.g., when laptop lid is ...
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command to press a key after delay ubuntu

I'm trying to make firefox automatically fullscreen on startup. I've tried a couple extensions that all crash firefox. Firefox also automatically starts on system startup. I think the easiest ...
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Wireless connection issue in xubuntu 14.04

I installed xubuntu 14.04 on my system on a separate partition along with windows 7. I installed it using USB drive. Before and during installation my wireless was working correctly. Initially it ...
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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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Trigger lock/unlock XFCE session on udev event

I'm trying to write simple script that will unlock my XFCE session (xubuntu) when I will connect my phone via usb and vice-versa -> lock when phone will be disconnected. So far I managed to write new ...
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Changing the default windows manager in xfce

I'm running a copy of xubuntu with xfce as my desktop environment and compiz ad my windows manager. I'd like to make compiz the default over xfwm4, but I'm having trouble locating the configuration to ...
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Mouse cursor scaling issues in Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10 and I just recently bought a Seiki 39' 4K display for home. While I think that the display itself is working great so far and I love it, I am noticing some ...
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XFCE login screen: All passwords are correct

Everytime I boot my computer or just log out, the random password I enter in the XFCE login screen, is correct (even when it's not). I'm running XUbuntu 14.04. I also have a second machine running ...
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How do I get my computer to read and speak Japanese text? [closed]

I am writing a study tool in java to help me learn Japanese, but I can't find a free program compatible with java that will read and speak Japanese text. If it could just read/speak romaji that would ...
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Viewing Xubuntu desktop in full screen under Virtualbox on Windows 8

I have Virtualbox 4.3.12 installed on Windows 8. I have installed XUbuntu 14.04 as guest OS under Virtualbox. It runs fine. However, I faced some issues: How to share files between the host and ...
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Does changing external hdd drive will boost performance boost on xubuntu (virtualbox)? [closed]

Now I'm using Toshiba external drive (USB 2.0) - http://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-Portable-External-Drive-HDDR250E03X/sim/B0013FSKSA/2 I'm wonder if changing this drive to something new, USB 3.0 (maybe ...
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Xubuntu: rs232 dropping data

I got a problem that googling did not solve. We have a computer that we use to "forward" rs232 connections. We had Windows 7 running on it and used the Windows Remote Desktop to forward a Putty ...
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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 do I boot into Xubuntu after dual booting along-side Windows

I recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 from USB on a netbook running Windows 7. It installed fine, but before I restarted the machine, I removed the USB stick (out of habit). I couldn't shutdown the live ...
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How to start terminal in which bash is running with adjusted environment variables?

I'm using Xubuntu with XFCE. I would like to write a bash script which opens a new tab in the xfce4-terminal. In this tab, the bash should be running with an altered PATH environment variable. ...
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xubuntu sys tray removed, and can't get it back

I have a strange issue that I can't resolve even after googeling for over an hour. I am new to xubuntu. In xubuntu desktop by default there is a system tray. I was mucking around trying to remove an ...
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Ubuntu is not logging with a specific user

I am new Ubuntu user basically I was using Honeydrive for the deployment of Honeypot last Activity that I have performed was updating libjasper1 after it Firefox and Terminator was not responding. I ...
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Installing .NET 4.0 Framework on Wine using Winetricks

I use Xubuntu 12.04 and I installed Wine 1.4. I am now trying to install the .NET 4.0 Framework using Winetricks. I use this command sudo sh winetricks dotnet40 But I get this error wine cmd.exe / ...
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Remapping keys using xkb

My return key is physically dead. I'm running xubuntu. I am able to remap the AltGr to return using xmodmap. However when I reload xmodmap, either via shell or automatically during boot, it will hang ...
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NFS share not browserable (but accessible) from a different subnet

hope this is the right place for my question, and apologies for asking a question that has possibly been answered before but searching for "nfs" was impossible. And any keyword combinations returned ...
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Permanently remap a key to an other xubuntu

I have seen many questions about how to remap a key, but somehow my problem is that it never remaps permanently. Here is my ~/bootstrap-custom.sh #!/bin/sh # remaps Caps Lock to Ctrl ...
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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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Ubundu install and remove fcitx broke input method, how to fix?

I am using latest xubuntu. After I installed and removed fcitx package, and auto removed packages using sudo apt-get autoremove. Then, it seems something wrong happened with 'input method' of ...
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VGA display is blank after disconnect/reconnect

At home I sometimes disconnect a large LCD VGA display (and USB mouse/keyboard) from my XUbuntu/xfce server to use it with my laptop (mostly to play games). As long as the LCD is not disconnected I ...
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Can't recover GUI after stopping lightdm to install Cuda drivers

I used the following command to stop lightdm and X inorder to install cudo drivers and now I'm unable to recover my Ubuntu GUI sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm stop replace stop with start in the above ...
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How do you increase the resize border thickness in Xubuntu 12.04?

I want to make the window resize border larger, but do not want to change the window manager or the desktop theme. How do I do so?
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Xubuntu themes look ugly after hdmi cable is unplugged

I sometimes connect my laptop to an external monitor with an hdmi cable, and when I later unplug the cable, it causes a problem with the graphical theme in xubuntu (14.04). The window panes, panel, ...
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Xubuntu: no internet access and all network requests to IPs in the subnet are directed to me

From my xubuntu I dont have internet access and it seems like all requests to my subnet (192.168.0.1, 192.168.0.2, . . . .etc) are directed to me. I have an apache server installed, so when I open me ...
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Cordova Android Install On Linux

I've been pulling my hair out for the past two days trying to get cordova to detect and install the android platform for a project. The specific error: Error: ANDROID_HOME is not set and "android" ...
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XFCE - Integrate application finder in application menu

Is there any way the application finder can be integrated into the menu? I think it would be more user friendly and would increase the navigation speed. You just hit the superkey, the menu is opened ...
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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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Setup 4 head video card and monitors?

I'd like to get the 4 head setup on my machine that runs two different video cards: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV620 LE NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [NVS 310] I got two monitors working, ...
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How to screen lock/unlock xubuntu over ssh

I'm running the latest Xubuntu, and I'd like to be able to lock the main screen from a remote ssh session, and then also unlock it. I know I can lock from the console using xflock4 - I presume there ...
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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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How do I determine why an executable won't execute

I'm simply trying to launch an binary downloaded from the Internet. The parent dir and the file have permissions set to 777. Double-clicking the Desktop icon, right-click -> Execute, and running the ...
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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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Xubuntu - give Apache access to user directory

I'd like to serve up a CakePHP website from a user directory: /home/myuser/Documents/project/app/webroot Everything I've tried results in 403/Forbdden when I try to access it via a browser. I've ...
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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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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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“date” command in bash, the results are displayed in Japanese language

I have the same problem on two of my Linux boxes (xubuntu, debian). When I use the "date" command in bash, the results are displayed in Japanese language. 2014年 9月 2日 火曜日 02:48:48 UTC I am located ...
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Used VMware Player Free, and now can't login to Ubuntu after reboot

Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it ...
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I need to re-mount the shared folder everytime my host folder has new files or changes in Virtualbox

I work with a Windows 7 host and a Xubuntu guest. Everytime my shared folder in Windows has new files or changes, I have to hit sudo mount -t vboxsf ... Why's that? Can I automate it somehow? Is ...
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How to recover files stored in a virtual machine running linux in windows 7

I was running XUBUNTU in VMware workstation 10. Once when i was updating the vitual machine, it got stuck. then i killed the process and after that when I was going to power on it again, it doesn't ...
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Does Xubuntu keep a log of all USB devices ever connected to the system?

What I specifically need is a log that shows the exact time and date a USB device was plugged in or removed. Example : 14:40 USB DEVICE X WAS MOUNTED 14:43 USB DEVICE X WAS REMOVED 02:12 USB ...
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Autostarting Python Script Can't Open txt File, DoubleClicking it Works Fine

So I have a Python 2.7 script and I'm running xubuntu. When I run the script by double clicking it, everything works fine. However, I recently added it to the autostart menu and it runs but once it's ...
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How to force 640*480@60Hz screen resolution on xubuntu 12.04

It seems xubuntu won't be able to correctly set resolution at 640*480@60Hz at its Display settings. And I am unable to correctly my super small 6.4 inch Mitsubishi VGA panel via VGA cable. I have ...
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USB 3.0 backward compatible external HDD in VirtualBox

I have Xubuntu 14.04 32-bit installed as a guest in VirtualBox 4.3.12, hosted on a MacBook Air running Mavericks. I can acccess two external USB non-NTFS drives in Xubuntu after ejecting them when ...