How to customise window decoration whilst using Compiz on Xubuntu?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have installed Compiz on Xubuntu 11.10 with sudo apt-get install compiz compizconfig-settings-manager compiz --replace ccp & In the process the XFCE window decoration theme is overridden by that of Compiz (Gtk). (HowTos)

Why does my desktop background keep changing?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I am running Ubuntu 10.04. I installed Xubuntu but I'm using the Gnome desktop. Recently my desktop started changing, downloading random pictures from somewhere. I don't remember installing an application to do this, but I must have. Unfortunately I don't remember what its name is. Does this behavior ring any bells? Alternatively, what can I do to identify which application is doing this? (HowTos)

startup/shutting down screen showing Xubuntu's bootsplash and not Ubuntu'sview story

http://askubuntu.com – I installed Xubuntu-desktop over Ubuntu 11.10 and now when I shutdown my system or start it up, I see Xubuntu's bootsplash screen. Is simply removing the plymouth theme for Xubuntu corrects the problem and brings back default Ubuntu's? I don't want to 'experiment' thereby breaking something during the process. (HowTos)

[xubuntu] How the heck do I use Audacious?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I was just trying play some .mid fles. Audacious popped up, but when I tried to play the files I got the following error message: "You have not selected any sequencer ports for MIDI playback. You can do so in the MIDI plugin preferences." This means absolutely nothing to me; and googling for information on this error message leads to more meaningless gibberish. (Hardware)

firefox addon "Deutsches Wörterbuch 2.0.2" full of errorsview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm using the Firefox add-on "Deutsches Wörterbuch 2.0.2" which is based, according to the about-section, on igerman98. It is full of errors of the form Strasse instead of Straße, Grösse instead of Größe and so on. (HowTos)

[wubi] Screen resolution messed up in Wubiview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I just installed the Xubuntu version of Wubi on this laptop, and the screen resolution is messed up. When I do "xrandr -q", the maximum resolution that shows up is 1024 x 768, when I believe it should be 1280 x 800 or something. (Hardware)

[all variants] USB boot problemview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I'm trying to sort out an old Mesh PC for my parents, and having a few problems. The computer in question is from 2003 and currently dual boots between Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows XP. (Hardware)

#! with XFCE vs Xubunntview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello people !First I must say I definitely love Crunchbang. It is unrivaled on my littke EeePC and just helped me revive an old (1998) Dell Inspiron with only 128 Mb memory, where even Slitaz or Puppy (Toutoulinux) failed.Situation : if I start Xubuntu en then plug an USB adaptator to get to the internet, Xubuntu would automatically recognize my USB key - while Crunchbang doesn't. (HowTos)

Xubuntu desktop minimal installationview story

http://askubuntu.com – Following this question I have have installed a minimal Ubuntu system on my computer. I want to install the minimum packages possible the cleanest xfce desktop possible. What are the minimal packages possible necessary to run a working minimal xubuntu desktop and how do I install them? Do I need a login manager to run the desktop when I am done installing? (HowTos)

Getting OpenVPN to work with XFCE on Xubuntu?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm trying to get OpenVPN to work properly on my install of Xubuntu 11.10. So far, no luck. (HowTos)