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Theme identification (ubuntu 11.10) and file location unknown! [closed]

Where can I find the directory and files, related to the theme above, which I believe is part of KDE (but I am not to sure about that)?! I'd like to make some changes, just like: Integrating ...
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1answer
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Backup my data from broken ubuntu

During upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 I have lost power. I cant make recovery mode or grap and when try to boot from life CD I got this message : cannot mount /dev/loop0 (/cdrom/casper/filesystem) I only ...
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1answer
95 views

How to shut down the system while using GNOME desktop environment in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and I have GNOME and KDE desktop environments installed on it. While I am using Unity, I am able to see the shutdown option and able to shutdown the system by clicking that ...
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1answer
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Desktop session crashed. How to revert back?

Recently I tried to install gnome fallback session through synaptic package manager. But after restart my session is crashed. There is nothing in Unity panel, nothing in dash, nothing in top panel. ...
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2answers
252 views

Desktop not working after removing unity 11.10

in ubuntu 11.10 on a macbook pro 7.1 i just removed unity and installed back gnome, everything is working perfectly but the desktop. Looks like i can't right-click on it, (while i can on panels and ...
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1answer
369 views

How can I change the number of workspaces in `Workspace Grid` extension?

I installed Workspace Grid extension and the default setup came with 2 x 3 workspaces. But, I only want 2 x 2. I tried to edit this configuration in https://extensions.gnome.org/local/, ...
2
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1answer
71 views

Will upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 restore Unity?

Yesterday, I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 tot 11.10. After some trouble I managed to remove Unity and I installed GDM & gnome-shell as a replacement. I configured it a bit: installed some extensions, ...
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1answer
235 views

mouse touch pad becomes unresponsive some times

I have a dual boot laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 loaded.Things have been working fine I am using Ubuntu 11.10 from past 1.5 years, recently I came up with this problem that the touchpad ...
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1answer
599 views

Cannot restart Ubuntu after replacing Unity with Gnome and purging lightdm

I am running Ubuntu 11.10. I used the directions here to replace Unity with Gnome. It seemed to work fine until the end of step 2 when I rebooted the computer. When I chose the default option, I just ...
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1answer
1k views

Extension Gmail Notifier requires Goa, Soup, Gio typelibs

I tried to install Gmail Notify on GNOME 3 but it was not working. When I click over the icon, it says "Extension requires Goa, Soup, Gio typelibs". What does it mean? How can I fix this and ...
2
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2answers
141 views

How to start Image Viewer in front?

I use image viewer on the gnome shell. Yet when I am in file manager and open an image, the image opens in the background. How to start in front of everything else?
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2answers
253 views

How to connect to “alt.os.linux.ubuntu” newsgroup

I want to access the alt.os.linux.ubuntu newsgroup and read the threads. I appreciate if someone could tell me how to add this newsgroup. I downloaded PAN, but they are asking for server names for ...
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3answers
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How to reverse colors for the current window in gnome shell?

I dislike that most websites use a black font on white background for their sites, as it gets too tiresome for me to read. Back in the days of 11.04, using Gnome2 with compiz, there actually was a ...
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0answers
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How to get Wavy windows effect ( Compiz) in GNOME shell Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compiz-like effects in Gnome shell? I read lot of links, but didn't found the way to get "wobbly windows" effects Does anyone know, how to get this effect in GNOME ...
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4answers
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Problems, connecting Android ICS to Ubuntu using MTP

I've followed this tutorial from this blog which very clearly explains how to connect Android phone with ICS to Ubuntu so that one can access phone's sdcard (MTP access). I passed all the procedure ...
1
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1answer
954 views

Switch user shortcut in Gnome Shell UI?

I cannot seem to find a default switch-user shortcut in Gnome Shell. Does such exist? If not, how can I make the one? I mean, I know that I should go to Keyboard Shortcuts tool (Custom shortcuts ...
0
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1answer
232 views

Gnome shell does not work?

I installed gnome shell but when I start it it's the design of gnome classic... what can I do? I already reinstalled it. I have Ubuntu 11.10.
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3answers
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How to disable PIN on SIM card

My SIM card is stuck inside the slot of my laptop and I can't get it out without causing further damage to my laptop. Every time I log in gnome-shell prompts me for the PIN. Whether I am about to use ...
0
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1answer
519 views

Ubuntu 11.10 GNOME shell stuck in fallback mode

I installed ubuntu 11.10, gnome shell is stuck in fallback mode (not able to change to fallback mode off from 'System Settings'. Choose 'System Information' then 'Graphics'), I think it can be a video ...
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2answers
194 views

Dell Inspiron 8100 won't Suspend or Hibernate

have a Dell Inspiron 8100 running Lubuntu 11.10 & doing it very well with one exception. Will not enter Suspend or Hibernate. Would really like it to suspend when the lid is closed. When I close ...
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2answers
429 views

Gnome shell does not log out properly in Ubuntu 11.10

My problem is that when I log out from a gnome shell session I get a blank screen instead of the display manager. If I close the lid to suspend and then open it again, I get the display manager and I ...
0
votes
1answer
190 views

Sound indicator + control disappeared in Shell

The sound indicator in the Gnome Shell panel sometimes disappears, I didn't notice any action from my side that may have triggered it. When I open the sound settings manually, I can't adjust anything ...
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1answer
762 views

How can I disable “SHIFT + NUMLOCK” from toggling on the MouseKeys? [closed]

Is there a way to prevent the shortcut key "SHIFT + NUMLOCK" from toggling on the MouseKeys feature ? I can't find it under "System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts". I am running Oneiric / Gnome 3
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1answer
1k views

menu bar not visible on gnome-calculator

I want to set my gnome calculator in programming mode to do some hex calculations but there is no menu bar visible on the gcaltool app.
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1answer
265 views

NX session window icon shrinks and is non-responsive, but remote session still active

This is a tough problem to summarise in one line! Steps to re-produce: From Ubuntu Unity desktop (I've experienced this is 11.10 and 12.04), start an NX session with a remote server [do something ...
1
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1answer
422 views

Image info (resolution, etc) inside of Nautilus

I use Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome 3 (gnome shell) UI. Is it possible to get a quick image info by clicking or hovering the image, without having to right click -> properties -> image ? I often have to ...
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2answers
627 views

Intel HD Graphics Works on Unity, but no in Gnome shell

I cant play starcraft 1 in Gnome shell(to slow), in unity runs perfect .Why?
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2answers
336 views

Why does a Stopped VLC inhibit Suspend?

When VLC is running, it prevents the computer from suspending. I want it to allow suspend IF VLC is stopped (the media finished playing). How can this be done?
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1answer
3k views

Use compiz on startup, compiz --replace bad?

I want to run compiz on startup instead of the default window manager in the Gnome Classic Gnome Shell Fallback. My problem is that I can't find the "correct" way to do this. I have tried a bunch of ...
1
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4answers
4k views

Problem after upgrade to GNOME Shell 3.4 (Ubuntu 11.10)

I updated the GNOME Shell by these points: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/testing sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo ...
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1answer
2k views

Add more disk space to partition (11.10)

Ubuntu is complaining that it's running out of space, and indeed, df yields: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/loop0 17G 15G 462M 98% / /dev/sda2 ...
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5answers
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Gnome 3 Ati Fan always on

Hello I am using Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome 3 installed. I have issues with the fan (I know that there are many threads about this but nothing has worked). I am using Dell Studio XPS 1640 running ...
3
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2answers
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How to remove bottom panel in Gnome Shell

How do you remove that obnoxious pseudo-invisible bottom panel in Gnome Shell in 11.10? Network Manager is especially annoying, as it will place a large "Network Disconnected!" tab that won't go away ...
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2answers
439 views

PrintScreen doesn't work when I'm in a context menu

I usually take screenshots printscreen which calls into gnome-screenshots. Today I noticed that it doesn't work when the context menu is open. The simplest case is when I right click on desktop and ...
0
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1answer
226 views

Unable to login following permission changes in device manager (11.10 + Gnome)

(Running Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10) Everything working well (at least a couple of months), until recently when I changed the permissions through the device manager on the sda1 /2/ 3 drives, thinking it ...
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0answers
127 views

Setting desktop background with gconftool-2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change desktop background from command line in Unity? gconftool-2 --type string --set /desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename /path/file.jpg doesn't work. It ...
5
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3answers
5k views

How can I remove icons from the GNOME Shell panel?

I tried to use the gmenu-simple editor, but it said it can't find it. It's just for a good look.
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1answer
4k views

Add New Printer disabled - grayed out using Gnome Shell

I'm running Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 11.10. When I go to Gnome Control Center and click on printers, the Add New Printer button is grayed out (disabled). When I logged into Unity, I added the network ...
3
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1answer
141 views

Logging in over and over again. How to fix this? [closed]

Ok, I messed up. I installed ubuntu 11.10, installed awesome wm and removed unity, to have something to fall back on, I also installed gnome-session-fallback. I was messing around and did the ...
3
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3answers
10k views

Enabling compiz effects on Gnome3

How can I enable compiz effects on Gnome3 on ubuntu 11.10? I already installed ccsm and compiz-plugins-extra. What else should I do?
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3answers
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How do you create a custom application launcher in Gnome Shell?

How do you create a custom application launcher in Gnome Shell? I have a local Eclipse installation that I'd like to be to quickly launch. So I created a symlink to the eclipse binary and placed it ...
2
votes
1answer
394 views

Keyboard shortcuts get randomly reset [closed]

I'm facing a rather weird issue in the past few days after doing a clean install of Ubuntu Oneiric (w/ gnome-shell) on my recently-bought Asus U36SD. I set up my keyboard shortcuts using System ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How to prevent gnome-sound applet from automatically reducing mic volume?

It happens all the time, when i'm talking to someone on Skype or Google Voice and Video, the mic volume automatically keeps going down, as if it is trying to auto-adjust it. I want to disable this ...
0
votes
1answer
300 views

How to automatically hide error messages in GNOME Shell's notifications?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and gnome-shell 3. I`m using Guard to notify test pass or failure. How to automatically hide error messages from libnotify in gnome shell? When I have green test notification ...
3
votes
2answers
6k views

Close gnome session from console

I use Ubuntu 11.10 64 bits with Gnome Shell. I have opened a bug because sometimes "Close session" and "Shutdown" buttons doesn't work. gnome-session-quit only works sometimes: bug How can I close ...
2
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1answer
219 views

Ubuntu Software Center

When I try to install any application without the support of Canonical, the software center said that "You have a problems with internet connection" or "Requires installation of untrusted packages" ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Should dconf-service start at boot?

I've recently had some problems when I tried to install the latest gnome-shell and then revert back to the stable version. After I purged all the PPAs that I was using and reinstalled gnome-shell and ...
2
votes
1answer
572 views

GNOME application doesn't use the system input method

I set my system input method to gcin with im-switcher. But when I use some GNOME based application, such as gedit and gnome-terminal, my default input method is still Simple(i.e. I can type only ...
2
votes
0answers
529 views

Gnome shell with multi-device and multiple monitors [closed]

I have two radeon 4850 HD with a crossfire link, with two monitors attached to each card. How do I configure xrandr to treat this as one big desktop? I've had all 4 monitors working with ximerama, but ...
1
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2answers
1k views

How do you remove the Network icon from Gnome Shell?

Using Gnome Shell, how do I get rid of the Network icon from the top right in the panel?