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No buttons on top panel appearing

I've noticed that since 16.04 update some of programs has lost their buttons on the top panel. Some examples: Gnu Image Manipulation Program(GIMP) XChat-GNOME It would be great to find out reason ...
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Emulate with keyboard holding down left mouse button

I have an external keyboard with a touchpad, like this. The touchpad had no physical buttons but it only emulates left click with a one finger tap and right click with a three finger tap. With this ...
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Wacom tablet - how to map the “ctrl” key?

I have a Wacom Cintiq 13HD tablet and I'm trying to map the buttons, but it doesn't let me map "ctrl" by itself. It can be ctrl+something, but not just ctrl. How can I map the ctrl key? Is there some ...
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Lenova Thinkpad power button does nothing

I have installed Ubuntu on many computers, both desktop and laptop, and the power button opens the power menu asking what to do. However, I just got a Lenova Thinkpad T410i secondhand from a friend. ...
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Sony VAIO touchpad issues

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-NR260E laptop running Xubuntu 14.04. The left touchpad button sometimes doesn't work, and I have to click it multiple times before it registers. I know it isn't hardware, ...
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“Random” operating powerbutton and shutdown process on macbook 2007

Since Apple doesn't provides any updates for Snow Leopard and a efficient OS for my "old" macbook intel core2duo t8300 (the black one), I finally got ubuntu installed on it. The main trouble I have ...
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How to enable autorepeat for mouse buttons 6 and 7

I have a Logitech G302 wheel mouse with two thumb buttons. I have successfully re-mapped those buttons to horizontal scrolling because this mouse is lacking the "tilt-wheel" feature. The side buttons ...
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How to remove top left window button from ubuntu mate

There is a menu button on the top left button that comes in Ubuntu MATE. It gives a drop down option for minimize , maximize, close, etc. options which just takes some extra space in the window. How ...
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How to configure extra buttons in Logitech Mouse

Can anyone tell me how to configure all the buttons on a Logitech MX 620 mouse (http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/mice/2987) under Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I like to make one of them just the ...
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Xinput - get button ID pressed on device

good day Question: I am trying to map (and eventually remap) buttons on my Logitech G930 Headset. I would like to record each button as it is pressed and map it. Could anyone guide me through ...
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wrong button name when you save files in Firefox

I noticed that when you 'Save ALL Files' from an email in Firefox, Ubuntu 15.10, 'Save all attachments' box opens. At the bottom the of the box there are two buttons 'Cancel' and 'Open'. Actually, ...
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Wacom button and mouse button setting

I use my Wacom Intuos Pro. And it works very well. I try to use the pad buttons work like the left and right mouse buttons. But I can not. Can anyone help me?
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ButtonMapping - Positional parameters

In an X configuration file mouse buttons can be mapped using a ButtonMapping option: Section "InputClass" # ... Option "ButtonMapping" "1 9 3 4 5 6 7 8 2" # ... EndSection Changing the ...
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How to remove icons from buttons

I would like to ask you, how can I remove icons (see image) from buttons at "Zrusiť" and "Odstrániť"
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Run Shell Script after click on button - YAD

I have three shell scripts and I would like to run each script after click on button in yad - lets say - I have one yad session with three buttons - if I click on one button I will open 1. script - ...
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How to shut down the computer safely by pressing the power button?

So this is pretty simple: when I press the power button whilst the machine is on, it comes up with a menu (of which one of the options is to shutdown) However, I just want it to just start shutting ...
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Turn off screen by pressing the power button

Is there any way to configure the power button so it turns the screen off? I now use a script running xset dpms force off to turn off the screen. Is it possible to edit /etc/acpi/powerbtn.sh ...
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F4 button disability

I have a trouble with F4 button. When I open nautilus terminal and enter mc and choose a file, which I want to edit and press F4, instead of giving me opportunity to edit the file, it opens the wrong ...
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What is this button in gnome shell for? It does nothing

I have a strange button in gnome that doesn't seem to do anything, and whenever I see screenshots of gnome shell online no one else seems to have it. Can anyone tell me where it comes from, what it ...
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How do I shrink the text in a GTK+3 active button without changing the whole button size?

I'm working on a custom GTK+3 theme for Ubuntu 15.10, and one of the effects I want to use for an active (clicked) button is to slightly shrink the text shown on the button for a pressed-in look. The ...
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Map Ctrl+c to one button to stop a script on terminal

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I wanted to remap the functionality of Ctrl+C to just one button (e.g b) such that whenever I press that button in terminal it forces the script running in it to stop (kinda ...
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Buttons on a Logitech G300 aren't recognized properly

NOTE: I have checked other solutions, but they differ in the principle that they offer customization of mouse buttons and add different functions to them, whereas I only want the buttons to be ...
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How to add Shutdown button to LXPanel and make it work?

I cannot seem to be able to add a shutdown button to my LXPanel. In /usr/share/applications there is a Shutdown (lubuntu-logout.desktop) containing the line Exec=lubuntu-logout but it would not run. ...
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How to program Button 4 and Button 5 to act as Button 1 on Ubuntu?

I have recently bought a new gaming mouse for my computer, and then a gaming keyboard, and they both have matching Blue lights. They are pretty good, but I have a question about my mouse. It has two ...
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OK, Close button not visible by default

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on HP Mini and most of the times the OK and Cancel buttons at the bottom are not visible. I have to maximize the windows to make them visible. How to change this?
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binding back/forward to mouse buttons

I have a basic logitech mouse with 5 buttons: left, right, wheel left, wheel, wheel right. I used to use wheel left and right for going back and forward in my browser or navigator. Now this doesn't ...
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help getting secondary mouse buttons to work? also have a k70 rgb keyboar numpad problem

i have a corsair M65 mouse, it has two buttons on the side on windows known as mouse button 4 and 5. also there is a sniper button. I haven't been able to use them at all, i'm using Ubuntu 15.04. i ...
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Nothing happens when i press the power button

When i press the power button on my desktop it used to suspend but now it seems that nothing happens. Would the fix be under sudo gedit /etc/acpi/events/powerbtn? Thanks.
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External application UI menu access in Ubuntu

Slides - Guided images(Google+ uploaded) How do I trigger external application menus from my own application on Ubuntu(Linux) , Windows(xp, 7,8 ,10) , OS X, Android... The above link show 3 self ...
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15.04 can't connect to password-protected Wifi

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from Ubuntu 14.10. When I try to connect through the GUI to a password protected wifi network I cannot click on the 'connect' button D: Any quick fix? The wireless ...
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Photoshop CS6 crashes every time clicking text button

Every time I click text button on photoshop it just crashes, is there a solution for this? http://i.imgur.com/LompkZs.png Thanks Update: I have microsoft fonts installed, is it possible that adobe ...
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About nemo file manager: How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button?

About Nemo file manager : How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button ? Because I deeply prefer Ambiance theme,so I want to keep it but it mess up with the theme of Nemo which is my ...
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Synaptics clickpad keys occassionally messed up on X240

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad X240. Since I dislike the new clickpad and because I use the trackpoint always anyway, I disabled the trackpad functionality and only kept the button ...
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PPP Connection: Software Center 'Install' button is not active

I'm using PPP connection with Huawei Mobile Partner dial up software on Ubuntu 14.04. Problem is when I want to download software via Ubuntu Software Center. 'Install' button is not active just like ...
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Xmodmap unlisted characters. Is there a way to add them?

I would like to type some specific characters after using xmodmap to map them. For example, the ⅒ character (Numeric value: 0x2152). I would like to change a keyboard button to type ⅒ like so ...
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Remap side touch button on Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse

I recently purchased a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It uses Bluetooth to connect to my laptop and all regular mouse buttons work perfect under both Linux and Windows 7. What's different about this ...
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Keyboard button control default music app Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have 2 music app on my laptop: Rhythmbox (install first) Amarok (install later) Keyboard button to control music: Previous, Play/Pause, Next always control the app Rhythmbox. I changed the ...
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How to configure Logitech Performance MX 950?

I am completely new to Ubuntu 13.04 and I do not have much experience using terminal. However, I would like to assign the "zoom" button on my Performance MX mouse to show workspaces... I find the ...
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Wacom intuos button maping option not available

I tested an intuos pen & touch tablet with ubuntu 14.10. But the configuration panel did not show the "Map Buttons..." button. Thus, I am unable to map them, unless I use xsetwacom. But if I do ...
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Touchpad hardware buttons not working

I'm a beginner in Ubuntu and I have version 14.04 LTS installed. I checked the previous answers and forums but so far I've not been able to make this working! My issue is that the touchpad hardware ...
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Ctrl-s doesn't work as “save” anywhere in ubuntu

This is my first time posting here. I have been working with linux not for a bit, but I'm still getting the hang of it sometimes. At some given point in time my save combination ctrl-s stopped ...
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The 'Start button' doesn't always work in Ubuntu Studio 14.04

I'm not sure what it's called in Ubuntu, but the Ubuntu Studio logo that's analogous to the place of the windows start button, doesn't always work. If I've been using it in the last couple of minutes ...
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remapping additional mouse buttons to multimedia keys

So, I bought a new mouse, and it has 4 additional buttons (2 thumb buttons, and scrollwheel left/right) and I was wondering, since my PC doesn't have multimedia keys, can I remap those buttons to ...
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Removed the function of one of my mouse buttons by trying to change it

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu. I'm using a mouse with two extra thumb buttons and I figured it would be handy to use them for volume control. After googling around a bit I ended here: Configuring mouse ...
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Why can I not see the whole window?

I have the following problem: my Lenovo ideapad S10e runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and everytime I open a window it doesn' show it entirely. Meaning: the buttons on the bottom are out of the displays range (I ...
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How to add link buttons with label in quickly glade

I'm making my own application, I can add link buttons on quickly glade, but the link buttons dont have a label, they just have "button" written on them. How can I add my own label on the link buttons? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 volume buttons don't work properly

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and now the three volume buttons (increase, decrease, mute) on my laptop (Lenovo T400) don't work properly. After reboot they work fine, but after some hours ...
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How to disable the feature of automatic system shutdown in 60 seconds?

After pressing the physical power button on computer it's shown a 60 second countdown dialogue box: "This system will be automatically shutdown in 60 seconds" How can I disable this feature? The ...
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Why is the middle button mapped to pasting?

I'm in love with Ubuntu, but I really HATE this feature. I am a programmer and it happened a number of times that I introduced a bug because I inadvertently pasted some code which didn't belong there. ...
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Elantech touchpad: right button OR two-finger scroll [duplicate]

Dear Ubuntu community, I recently bought an AsusPro PU401LA laptop (FreeDOS, wiped by Ubuntu 13.10). It ships with a regular Elantech touchpad, i.e. it has physical left and right buttons. I would ...