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[NEWS] Xubuntu 14.04 Final Beta Released

Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 2 has been released and it is the last beta until the final LTS release. It can be downloaded here . References Xubuntu 14.04 Final Beta

[SOLVED] The following packages have been kept back

Problem The message "The following packages have been kept back" appears when upgrading ( apt-get upgrade ), and the packages identified are not upgraded. Solution This happens when the dependencies of the identified packages changed and new packages need to be installed. We need to use dist-upgrade in order to install the new dependencies and upgrade the packages: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade References Some upgrades show packages being kept back

[HOW TO] Update GVFS MTP Xubuntu 12.04 or 12.10

If you're using Xubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 read below to learn how to add MTP support for the newest Android 4.0+ devices. Install Open a terminal window and run: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp -y && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y Reboot, to finish installation. References UPGRADE TO GVFS WITH MTP SUPPORT IN UBUNTU 12.10 OR 12.04 TO EASILY CONNECT ANDROID 4.0+ DEVICES

[HOW TO] Set display color profile in Xubuntu

In this article we'll learn how to set a color profile in Xubuntu. Install First we need to install xcalib . Open a terminal window and run: sudo apt-get install xcalib -y Load To load an ICM profile, run this command: xcalib profile.icm Reset To revert changes, run this command: xcalib -c Load at startup Simply add an new entry and set the command as " xcalib profile.icm ". If you need help adding a program to Xubuntu's startup see this . References How do you set system display color profiles in Xubuntu and Lubuntu? How to make xcalib always start up automatically?

[NEWS] Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 Released

Xubuntu 14.04 is the next LTS (long-term supported) release and the first beta is now released and can be downloaded here . Bellow are the main highlights and known issues. Highlights Light Locker replaces xscreensaver for screen locking, a setting editing GUI is included The panel layout is updated, and now uses Whiskermenu as the default menu Mugshot is included to allow you to easily edit your personal preferences MenuLibre for menu editing, with full Xfce support, replacing Alacarte A community wallpapers package, which includes work from the five winners of the wallpaper contest GTK Theme Config to customize your desktop theme colors Updated artwork, including numerous enhancements to themes Known Issues xfdesktop crashes after logging in to the desktop Thunar doesn’t automatically mount removable devices and media Network shares aren’t shown on the desktop Wallpaper selection dialogue empty References Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1