Tag Archives: Xubuntu

XFCE 4.10

Installed the latest & greatest window manager via PPA?  Broken your system?  4.10 is not supported by  Canonical.  Uninstall as of Xubuntu’s Google+ page: sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge ppa:xubuntu-dev/xfce-4.10  

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Working Against The Flow

Now then… I wanted to use compact title bar & borders under Chromium on my laptop (XFCE), & system title bar & borders under Chrome on my tower (GNOME.)  After endlessly switching both, I figure Chrome is syncing settings between both … Continue reading

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How to Force fsck (Filesystem Check) on Next Boot Under 10.04 LTS

$ sudo touch /forcefsck $ sudo reboot Then, when done: $ sudo rm /forcefsck

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gtk-recordMyDesktop

This is a handy utility, useful for say, recording exactly what file avast! Antivirus Linux Home Edition crashes at.  Available in you distro of choice repositories: http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/about.php  

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Xubuntu Corrupted Profile After Delayed Shutdown

I reinstalled Xubuntu 11.10 thinking the above was caused by one hack too far. However it happened again. The system takes an age to shut down then when rebooted the desktop icons are positioned too high under top bar & … Continue reading

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Help! All My XFCE Panels Have Disappeared.

This has never happened to me before.  A seemingly rare occurrence, but… Solution: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/XubuntuPanels

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Conky Xubuntu 10.04 LTS

Followed this template to get Conky running under Xubuntu 10.04 LTS: http://g3n1k.wordpress.com/2010/05/14/conky-xubuntu-10-04/ A little search & replace here, a little edit there:  

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