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Custom LiveCD without Unity still tries to load ubuntu session. (Failed to load session “ubuntu”)

I'm trying to create my own Ubuntu LiveCD without Unity. When lightdm loads is says (Failed to load session "ubuntu"). The autologin fails and then lightdm reloads with a normal login screen. I can ...
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1answer
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Can I get vlc 2.0 Mac skin for ubuntu?

I'm not a big fan of Mac but the new vlc 2.0 for Mac looks seriously good. Both windows and ubuntu versions suck. So how can I/we make it look good ?
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How do I install a new icon set? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install different icons? I am looking for new look to Ubuntu Desktop. I've read about something called the Faenza icons but I dont know where to download ...
3
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0answers
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Why does the default arrow cursor does not change when I change my X11 cursor theme? [closed]

Using the Advance Settings utility from the Ubuntu Software Center I can change the X11 cursor theme, but the only cursor that does not change is the default arrow cursor. How can I get it to change ...
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1answer
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How do I change the default application window background?

I still can't find a way of changing the default white color of applications window backgrounds. It does hurt my eyes and I used to adjust it so easily up to 10.04. There was this post: How to change ...
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4answers
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How can I speed up the GUI?

I would like to ask if there are some possibilities for speeding up Ubuntu a little. For example I do not need windows content to be visible while moving them, nor I need animations when launching the ...
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1answer
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Where are the customization options for GNOME 3?

Gnome 2.x in Ubuntu 10.10 is highly customisable. How come all this has been locked down in 11.10 and Gnome 3.x? I enjoy using Ubuntu because of this reason. Now am I stuck with what I have when ...
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0answers
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Show battery as percentage, not time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a tweak to show a percentage in the battery icon? I just recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 (I've used older versions, but I'm still a noob), and (almost) ...
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2answers
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Does the CONCURRENCY=shell tweak work in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do newer Ubuntu releases benefit from multicore processors at boot time? I have a multi-core processor, so I just thought I'd make use of this tweak. But before I do ...
2
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1answer
382 views

How can I switch to other icon sets in Unity without using the Gnome Tweak Tool

I recently downloaded and installed the Faenza icon set on my laptop (through its creators ppa). In order to be able to use it, though, I had to install the Gnome Tweak Tool as well, which comes ...
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1answer
508 views

How can I force the Nautilus sidebar text color to stay white in my Ambiance modification?

This is related to How can I change the color of the pane separator for my Ambiance theme modification?, which has just been solved. Now I have a new issue. As shown below, the text color for the ...
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4answers
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How to change the mouse pointer theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change mouse cursor and theme? How can I change mouse pointer theme in Ubuntu 11.10, as in previous versions of Ubuntu?
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1answer
193 views

How to curve the edges of menus?

I want to know if this is possible. Like the menu when you right click, if the edges can be curved. I don't like to see the square appearance.
2
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1answer
485 views

How do I replace the background-1.xml file under /usr/share/backgrounds/contest/?

Help with the background-1.xml file under /usr/share/backgrounds/contest/. I screwed my .xml file... and the dumb here that is writing right now, didn't keep a safe copy of the original file/code... ...
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2answers
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How to change the background colour of a window?

Since 11.10 you can't change much in the appearance options, just the windows border styles but NOT the background colour like you could do it in Natty. For some odd reason as I upgraded to 11.10, it ...
2
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0answers
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How to change desktop font size [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the font DPI settings? How to change desktop font size? I tried compiz-settings-manager and gnome-tweak-tool
2
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1answer
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How do you change the theme, icon-set and mouse-theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the “Selected Items” color? I LOVE the idea for Ubuntu 11.10, but I can't customize it the way I want it. Also, how do you change the ...
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2answers
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How do I switch to another sound theme?

I'd like to change default sound theme to ubuntustudio-sounds, but don't understand how to do this.