Bugs and doubts

Colin McDermott colmcd at optusnet.com.au
Sat Mar 25 05:17:32 UTC 2006

3- Can I put icons on my desktop? How?

Yes you can. You must use rox-filer which is not included in the 
standard Xubuntu setup. You can also use dfm, Idesk xfdesk and the other 
programs avaliable to do so. Please trust me and use rox-filer or dfm.

To install
firstly add universe repositories to /etc/apt/sources.list (see 
www.ubuntuguide.org to do this).

Then sudo aptitude install rox-filer

now to run rox as the icon Generator

rox --pinboard=MyPinboard

This command will give you Desktop icons that are reasonably easy to 


Álvaro Justen [Turicas] wrote:
> Hello,
> I installed Breezy-server + xubuntu-desktop and have some doubts:
> 1- Why Postfix is included in xubuntu-desktop?
> 2- Why some GNOME libs are included in xubuntu-desktop? Witch programs
> use these libs?
> 3- Can I put icons on my desktop? How?
> 4- I want to install xubuntu in some PCs that haven't Internet access.
> Exist an xubuntu ISO? If don't, why can I install it?
> 5- My sound isn't working :-( What can I do to solve this?
> 6- When installation finished i received a local mail with an error, I
> think that it's a bug in xubuntu:
> alvaro at xubuntu:/var/mail$ ls
> alvaro
> alvaro at xubuntu:/var/mail$ cat alvaro
> >From root at localhost.localdomain  Fri Mar 24 08:12:13 2006
> Return-Path: <root at localhost.localdomain>
> X-Original-To: root
> Delivered-To: root at localhost.localdomain
> Received: by localhost.localdomain (Postfix, from userid 0)
>         id A47E9236F5; Fri, 24 Mar 2006 08:12:13 -0300 (BRT)
> From: Anacron <root at localhost.localdomain>
> To: root at localhost.localdomain
> Subject: Anacron job 'cron.daily' on xubuntu
> Message-Id: <20060324111213.A47E9236F5 at localhost.localdomain>
> Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 08:12:13 -0300 (BRT)
> /etc/cron.daily/slocate:
> warning: updatedb: could not open database:
> /var/lib/slocate/slocate.db: No such file or directory
> Thanks.
> --
> Abraços,
>  Álvaro Justen [Turicas]

Colin McDermott
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