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24 views

compiz/unity corrupted 13.10

for some reason when I booted my computer this morning my desktop was all messed up... When I started any program it would be on 4/5 of my screen. My desktop looked horrible with some kind of ...
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Could I really have LOST the “unity” plugin? [duplicate]

So after some input on a problem I had involving my notification bar & Launcher disappearing, I tried all of the recommendations on what to do. Well, Besides losing all my "custom" desktop ...
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0answers
14 views

Lost all desktop icons after trying to reset compiz [duplicate]

Help! I was having some bugs that I suspected to be related to the changes I made in Compiz settings. I tried using the command below to reset it... gconftool --recursive-unset /apps/compiz-1 I did ...
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1answer
110 views

Launcher Auto-hide leaves a dark bar, doesn't display properly

I am using ubuntu 13.10, I have alienware. It has nvidia-optimus but ubuntu is able to boot up if install it in UEFI mode. I have tried to auto-hide the launcher both with and without bumblebee but ...
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1answer
71 views

Launcher transparency

After messing around with CompizConfig I got to a state where I had to re-install lightdm, ubuntu-desktop and then re-enable all the compiz plugins. Everything works great, but the launcher ...
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0answers
30 views

Compiz not starting up on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a problem where compiz or whatever launcher isn't starting up when I boot up my Ubuntu 12.04. I got the error message once saying compiz wasn't starting up, then I tried to reboot, and now ...
0
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0answers
269 views

unity launcher not completely auto-hided

After updated from 13.04 to 13.10, I get graphical errors when the launcher autohides: My problem is the brown bar in left side of screen, show in the pictures. If I right click the bar, the ...
0
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1answer
236 views

Menu bar and launcher missing in new installation of ubuntu 13.04

I have just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my ThinkPad laptop. I am missing the launcher and upper bar. I only found references to the same problem for upgrades, so I tried everything written here, here ...
0
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1answer
102 views

The last two times I have updated from the Software Updater, I have had to reinstall my graphics drivers and restart Unity

The last two times I have updated from the Software Updater, I have had to reinstall my graphics drivers and restart Unity. The first time it happened it took quite a long time for me to find out how ...
0
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1answer
351 views

Disable animations when opening applications

I'm very new to ubuntu and currently have 13.04 running but have so far really enjoyed my experience. A couple of days ago I installed 'Docky' as I prefer to have my shortcuts at the bottom of the ...
0
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1answer
456 views

Won't boot to Unity or Cairo Dock on 13.04?

I've just booted up and when I log into either Cairo Dock or Unity/ubuntu neither of them launch, leaving me with just the wallpaper displayed but no desktop, so to speak. It's 13.04, and in order to ...
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1answer
272 views

CompizConfig not working

The Unity launcher and panel reset they're color to chameleon after restart.I've tried it on several versions of 12.04(12.04,12.04.1,12.04.2). Reinstalled Úbuntu because it was freezing on shutdown(no ...
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0answers
93 views

Launcher hides and when cursor is touching the edge

I've been using Ubuntu (and Mint) for almost two years (since Ubuntu 11.04 to be exact), and yesterday I decided to try some Compiz effects for a first time, never actually bothered about that. ...
1
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1answer
107 views

How to change unity launch application to wiggle?

Is there any easy way to use the wiggle animation (which is used to indicate urgent program) as the animation for launching application instead of the pulsing way?
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0answers
229 views

12.04 - Make Workspaces use the expose feature of compiz

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I just wanted to know if there's a possible way to use the "expose" feature found in CompizConfig Settings Manager as the "Workspaces" icon in the Unity Launcher? I know ...
1
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0answers
260 views

No Launcher, Messed Resolution and Artifacts!

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my desktop, and it boot up ok, but I was having some artifacts, so I read somewhere that I needed nvidia drivers, I downloaded them, along with compiz (I enjoy the nice ...
3
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1answer
509 views

Why is the Unity Launcher not revealing?

I set the launcher to auto-hide in ccsm and then changed reveal pressure to 1. When I move my mouse to the left side of the screen, nothing happens. There is not even a shadow along the left side of ...
0
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1answer
6k views

Hiding the Launcher sidebar of Ubuntu Unity with CompizConfig

I am using CompizConfig to hide the Launcher at the side of Ubuntu Unity's home screen. So I followed a tutorial, I went to Ubuntu Unity plugin, and I set the Hide Launcher to autohide, but it still ...
2
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1answer
173 views

Stacked Launcher Item Double Click Behaviour on Alt-tab

Let's say that you have multiple firefox windows open. What you see happen is an additional arrow points to it's icon in the launcher. However, if you double click the icon, it displays all of the ...
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2answers
156 views

Hiding the unity launcher and it's still opening apps

I currently have compiz running with Ubuntu 12.04. I use the 'rotate cube' a lot and I like being able to click on the edges of the screen to rotate right and left. With the introduction of the ...
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2answers
1k views

Launcher vanished after disabling Unity plugin

I unfortunately disabled The Unity plugin from CompizConfig, now the launcher is vanished. I cannot re-enable the Unity plugin now, because no way for me to load CompizConfig again without the ...
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2answers
145 views

Add custom button to launcher which activates Super+W shortcut?

Is there any tool that will allow me place an icon on the launcher similar to Workspace Switcher, but activate the "Super + W" command? 12.04 LTS
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1answer
181 views

Compiz not doing anything

I am trying to get the launcher icons to be a smaller size, the launcher to be less opaque, and the launcher to be fixed and never disappear off the left of the screen. But...when I go into ...
0
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1answer
655 views

Second click on a launcher icon with more than one window open doesn't do a scale of that application [closed]

If I click an icon in the launcher with multiple windows open it doesn't show me all open windows for that application (like ctrl+w does for all open windows). I seem to remember it working as ...
10
votes
1answer
480 views

How can I change the wiggle time of 'urgent animation' in Unity Launcher?

I really like wiggle animation for application notification, but I find it disappear too quickly and I wish I could change this delay. I looked through all the ccsm, appearance, and myUnity settings ...
0
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1answer
272 views

How do I create a launcher item to show all open applications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Unity display a Launcher icon for Spread Mode? I need to build a Unity launcher item to activate Compiz Scale. How do I do that?
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1answer
1k views

In terms of the desktop wall what is “edge flipping”?

I'm trying to make the launcher reveal on the bottom using Compiz, but everytime I change the reveal from left to bottom it says... The new value for the edge binding for the action Reveal Mode in ...
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3answers
1k views

Cannot resize launcher icons in Unity

I am using Oneiric. I have Unity 4.28 installed. I have also installed CCSM, Ubuntu Tweak, Dconf tools and MyUnity. I have tried resizing the launcher icons using these tools, but none of them are ...
2
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1answer
420 views

Icon for java is low resolution on launcher

On Ubuntu Oneiric, I am mildly annoyed by the icon that apparently Java programs give themselves by default. It is too low a resolution. I have 'emblem' set as the overlay icon for Compiz's scale ...
0
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1answer
187 views

CompizConfig caused Unity to change

After I installed CompizConfig and just clicked on an option (I don't remember witch), the launcher bar disappeared completly and also the things in the upper-right corner aren't there anymore. I ...
7
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1answer
1k views

Unity, VMWare Workstation and the Super (Windows) key [closed]

I frequently run Windows 7 and Mac OS X as guest OS in VMWare Workstation on Ubuntu 11.10. Whenever I hit the Super (Windows) key in Windows/Mac OS the Unity launcher is activated. Even if I'm running ...
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2answers
391 views

How to recover the launcher?

I recently upgraded to 11.10 (what a mistake) and was using CompizConfig. Just clicking around in CompizConfig, my launcher disappeared. Rebooting doesn't help. unity --reset ends with ...
2
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1answer
245 views

Can I remove the launcher tooltip delay?

Ubuntu 11.10 provides a small delay for displaying the tool-tip when hovering over items in the launcher. This, oddly enough, gives the impression of a sluggish desktop. Is there anyway to disable ...
1
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1answer
504 views

Unity Launcher ignores Compiz Settings

I've followed the steps in a number of other posts on askubuntu. Installed compiz, set the launcher to autohide and reveal mode to none. Yet, the launcher somehow maintains it's default setting to ...
14
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9answers
4k views

How do I always show the launcher (i.e. disable the auto-hide functionality)? [closed]

When I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, the setting remained. Now that I have done a clean install of 11.10, the CCSM option does NOT work anymore and I can't seem to find a solution. Also note that I am ...
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1answer
601 views

Unity Launcher Autohide won't work [closed]

Ever since I installed 11.04 I've been having this freaking problem with the Unity launcher. I don't know what the hell I do - but, initially, when I boot Ubuntu, the autohide works. And then - I have ...
1
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1answer
366 views

How can I force the Unity launcher to start programs in a window which is not maximised [closed]

Bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/704187/ means Wine programs can not be run maximised because there is a mouse displacement. Unity usually seems to start programs maximised. So ...
8
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3answers
2k views

Shortcut to change Launcher 'Hide' setting

When I'm working on my laptop I have periods that I am only using a couple of programs, so the default intellihide setting of the Launcher ('Dodge windows') is very handy. But I also have periods that ...
2
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0answers
217 views

How can I invoke Scale as a Unity Launcher item? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Unity display a Launcher icon for Spread Mode? The Unity Launcher has an item to invoke Compiz's Expo (Workspace Switcher). How can I do the same with Compiz's ...
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1answer
422 views

How do I create a compiz launcher on the desktop?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 1, and I've noticed Compiz likes to crash, every now and then. I'd like to create a Compiz on my desktop, so if it does, I can run that to bring it back up. Thanks in ...
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4answers
1k views

How to make Unity 2D workspace button trigger Compiz expo view mode?

I am using Unity 2D with Compiz. And I want the workspaces button to trigger the expo view mode in Compiz. Can anyone help me?