Why can't I install xubuntu-desktop?view story

http://askubuntu.com – When I try to install Xubuntu on my current Ubuntu installation, it won't let me install "xubuntu-desktop", but it will instead recommend me to install other packages in the Xubuntu repos. Has the package name changed or do I have to wait for an updated version? (HowTos)

Why isn't fglrx using the full area of one of the two monitors?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I switched from the default driver to fglrx recently so a certain app would stop crashing. After a while I got my dual monitor system to work, except the right monitor (Acer) shows the whole desktop shunken about 90%. There's an unused margin of an inch or so all around. Both monitors are 23", identical for functional purposes but different brands. (HowTos)

Run command at boot as root on Xubuntuview story

http://askubuntu.com – I need to run a bash script at boot-time as superuser in Xubuntu. I don't know where to start. I have to do something described in a Arch Linux guide. That guide says exactly: Add following at the end of the file : /etc/rc.sysinit # Do my action /etc/rc.d/do_my_action /bin/dmesg >| /var/log/dmesg.log But I do not have /etc/rc.sysinit and /etc/rc.d/ in Xubuntu. (HowTos)

How can I install older proprietary drivers on Xubuntu 11.10?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have a compaq nx7010 laptop, with ATI Technologies Inc Radeon RV250 [Mobility FireGL 9000]. This page seems to say that my graphics chip is still supported. However, Settings -> Additional Drivers is empty, and has the title 'No proprietary drivers are in use on this system'. Whenever I play a youtube video full-screen, the framerate is really low. (HowTos)

[xubuntu] nvidia xserver settings on HP pavilion 2713caview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have HP pavilion 2713ca laptop with a nvidia 7150m graphic card running on xubuntu 11.10. Additional drivers reports that I have the right driver, the nvidia version 173. (Hardware)

[xubuntu] Dual monitor support, Intel SandyBridgeview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a laptop with Intel Sandybridge/HD3000 graphics. Under Windows, the hardware is capable of supporting two displays (laptop display plus external monitor). Under XUbuntu/XFCE, I can choose laptop display or the external monitor, but cannot enable dual-displays. There is no option for extended display. (Hardware)

ubuntu one and software center for ubuntu derivativesview story

http://askubuntu.com – Since 12.04 is just around the corner, and the two main applications IMO right now are the USC and U1. Due to that, is there any plan to port them completely into Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu (also Ubuntu Studio.. but i think it's already there..)? I think it will add the much-needed Ubuntu touch to those derivatives, so that they'll have their own personality. cheers, Uri (HowTos)

[xubuntu] xorg.conf doesn't work in 11.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a xorg.conf that works in Ubuntu 9.10. The xorg.conf adds a new modeline and setup dual monitors. Recently, I tried Xubuntu 11.10, and sadly found that the same xorg.conf doesn't work anymore. To be more precisely, I did see the wallpaper showed in the correct resolution in the beginning, but then my first monitor, Dell 2007FP, turned black. I checked with xrandr -q, and found that the new (Hardware)

How to completely remove desktop?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I wanted to switch to xfce (I had kde and gnome installed), and I did this : sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove kubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get autoremove but to my surprise, I could still pick gnome, kde plasma, etc during the log in. So, how do I completely remove KDE and gnome desktops? (HowTos)

[all variants] Compaq Presario 2200: Xubuntu or Lubuntu?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a friend with a Compaq Presario 2200 Laptop: Celeron M 1.4 GHz 1gb Ram Intel Extreme Graphics (?) http://www.epinions.com/specs/pr-Hew...AV_PC_Notebook At any rate, he's running Ubuntu 11.04 right now but he would like to free up some resources for 720p video. What do you all think would work better, Xubuntu or Lubuntu? (Hardware)