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17 views

Compiz got removed by chance and ubuntu dashboard and other features are not working.(Ubuntu 14.04)

I tried the following getting compiz back after removing ccsm gives me an error like no module named pygtk I tried this as well Can't start unity from command line Tried this as well ...
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0answers
35 views

Desktop won't display properly on monitor (VGA)

It flickered a lot during the 12.04 LTS install (it was still usable though), and the login screen is fine. But as soon as I log in, the desktop doesn't display properly, all I see is a black screen ...
1
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0answers
51 views

how to scale all controls equally with high resolution display setting?

I've had some success using Unity on a high resolution display (mac retina) by adjusting the 'Scale for menu and title bars' ratio (see image below); however, some of the icons (including sliders and ...
0
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0answers
289 views

Getting an XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set in the environment error while trying to reload Unity!

My unity stopped loading, icons and dash wouldn't appear. So I searched around here and found the following link. I have tried all the answers provided here Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no ...
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0answers
30 views

Display (compiz/unity) errors

When i press the "Windows" (Super) key the starter will appear as if i pressed and hold the key. When io swich to my other account it works fine resetting unity and compiz achieved nothing. Sound ...
4
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0answers
218 views

How to prevent fonts from rescaling [closed]

In Ubuntu 14.04 there's a new feature that I love called "scale for menu and title bars". It is located in the display settings. I have set the scaling to 0.875. Since setting this, I have had many ...
0
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0answers
69 views

Not loading unity launcher in ubuntu [duplicate]

I've recently updated Ubuntu to 14.04 and somehow it got messed up in between and I restarted system and from advanced options I fixed packages and installed everything. The issue now is I can't able ...
1
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0answers
38 views

Laptop resume with external display: all windows are displaced to other workspaces, why?

I am not sure if this is the default behavior and if someone else noticed it. Suppose I have 4 workspaces with an external display plugged in so my workspace setup looks like this: [W1a W1b] [W2a ...
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1answer
65 views

Firefox 27.0.1 Address Bar Completion Pop-up Text Blank

I can't seem to catch a screenshot, but the drop-down menu that appears when you're typing into the address bar with suggestions seems to be broken. The icons on the left-hand side of each suggestion ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Menu bar flashes and Unity menu does not display under Saucy

I'm running a fairly new installation of Saucy on a (mostly) stock DELL Dimension 9150. My menu bar started flashing today; actually, the upper quarter of my screen flashes erratically unless I'm ...
2
votes
0answers
118 views

Blank Screen upon login after installing openGL

I have an Inspiron N5010 running Ubuntu13.10 64b. It uses Intal HD Graphics (i.e. no ATI/Nvidia graphics card) I need a software that uses OpenGL, and I installed multiple packages using synaptic ...
0
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0answers
11 views

Netbook Will Not Display Boot After Intstalling 13.04 [duplicate]

I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 (32 bit) on my Dell Latitude 2120 Netbook.The install went fairly smooth and everything seemed to be alright. But now when I boot the computer it does not always ...
1
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1answer
743 views

How to disable unity window open/close animation? (No third party software)

I am wondering how I can disable the maximize/minimize animation for ubuntu 13.10. I know there are other questions like this, but they are either directed to different ubuntu types, (Kubuntu, etc) or ...
0
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0answers
46 views

Half-maximized windows misplaced after switching display

I have a laptop which I often plug into a larger screen with another display resolution. Thus I'm frequently changing the screen for the system to use. Also I've recently discovered the advantages of ...
0
votes
0answers
178 views

Unity is running but not displayed after upgrade to 13.10

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 unity won't seem to work for regular users. If i were to start unity as root it works though. At the current stage, the top of the screen - that use to show the ...
4
votes
2answers
754 views

When Cinnamon is installed, Unity desktop “smears” (doesn't refresh) and shows no wallpaper

Since a couple of days now, my unity desktop background smears everything, just like what old Windows versions were famous for: Of course, I tried rebooting a couple of times. Also, I switched ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Higher Dispay Resolution than nativ possible

i have an old plasma display with the highest resolution of 1024x768. Cause this is 4/3 and not 16/9 i want to emulate 1280x720 and then scale it to 1024/768, so I can strech it width the plasma ...
3
votes
0answers
990 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Unity: Black screen with cursor only, when external display is connected before booting laptop

Whenever I connect an external display to the DSub port of my laptop before booting into Ubuntu, something goes wrong in Unity to cause the exact same problem as described here: After logging in, ...
2
votes
0answers
392 views

Ubuntu 13.04 put resolution at 1024x768

After the installation of Ubuntu 13.04, I have the resolution at 1024x768 instead of 1280x800, and even after switching all the possible drivers in Settings, the situation doesn't change. Plus, this ...
1
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1answer
116 views

Fonts corrupted

Fonts seems to be corrupted in Unity in my system after an update yesterday. It seems certain characters are refusing to display (please see attached screenshot), or gets displayed in same color as ...
8
votes
5answers
7k views

Ubuntu resolution with Ultrabook

I installed 12.10 to Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A. Now I face a resolution problem. The default resolution is 1920x1080. But everything is too small with this resolution. Icons, Unity, file system, ...
1
vote
1answer
481 views

Unity cropping external monitor: how do I fix it? [duplicate]

I I have a dual-screen setup with my laptop (1366x768) and an external monitor connected through HDMI (primary 1920x1080). I don't know if this is cause by different aspect ratios (16:10 on laptop, ...
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2answers
762 views

How should I handle multiple monitors when I regularly connect and disconnect different monitors and projectors

I'm moving from a macbook pro (with MacOSX) to a lenovo T430 running ubuntu 12.10. I use the laptop for work, and work from home regularly. I have an external 30" monitor at home, an external 23" ...
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2answers
114 views

Is it possible to have my desktop loaded before login?

I am connecting to the system with Putty (this is Windows SSH client) then running some service in interactive personal mode. For example this is a script to run freeswitch: dims@nebulla:~$ cat ...
2
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0answers
1k views

Dual monitor not working completely in 12.10 after upgrade

At 12.04, dual monitors worked perfectly. After upgrading to 12.10, the primary monitor works, the second monitor only partly works. I am sure there is some difference between the releases that I ...
2
votes
2answers
277 views

How to clone displays with my laptop and an external HD Monitor

I have been trying to connect my laptop to an external monitor (different resolutions). My idea was to setup the external monitor as a clone of the laptop screen. In Ubuntu Quantal's display settings ...
0
votes
1answer
159 views

Some of my favorite resolutions have disappeared from the “Display” tool in Unity

I tried to clean my PC and re-connect every cable again and in restarting it I noticed that the resolution had changed. I then tried to return to my favorite resolution (9:16) again and I found that ...
2
votes
0answers
250 views

Unity launcher not displayed when mirror displays selected [closed]

I have my laptop plugged into the TV running at resolution 1024x768. When I open the display settings and select Mirror Displays the launcher bar disappears. If I clear the setting the launcher ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Unity 11.10 and VGA output to flat screen TV

When I connect a VGA cable from my HP laptop to my SONY 40" flat screen, I get a weird looking desktop: it tends to have everything on the right but no dash, icons etc. I enabled CCSM and checked ...
0
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2answers
298 views

Displaying output of arbitrary command on Unity panel

In my current setup running Ubuntu Natty and GNOME 2, I use the COMPA applet to display information on my top GNOME panel that I wish to always be visible on my desktop. I really like this ability to ...
2
votes
1answer
208 views

dual display breaks unity

I find that most of the time, when I plug in my Dell 19" monitor with an HDMI lead, unity can't decide on the configuration; it will switch between different resolutions, and setups every 2-30 ...
0
votes
1answer
616 views

Can't enable 3rd monitor after installing ATI proprietary drivers

So, after hearing how Ubuntu 11.10 was supposed to have improved support for multiple monitors, I had to re-install again and give it a try. I always found Ubuntu gets more done faster related to ...
1
vote
3answers
99 views

Windows sometimes does not open fully

I am using natty unity. I am facing 1 intermittent problem. Sometimes, my application windows does not open completely. For example, please refer following image. You may observe that my google ...
3
votes
2answers
403 views

How can I stop the panel from showing on an external projector/monitor?

In Ubuntu 10.10 (and possibly previous versions), when I connected my laptop to an external source (monitor/projector) and set it not to clone my desktop the display on the external source would not ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

Upper half of laptop screen becomes black when I plug in an external LCD

My laptop has Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 integrated graphic controller and the screen size is 1280x800. When I plug another LCD (ThinkVision 22") the upper half of the laptop screen becomes black. I ...
5
votes
0answers
713 views

Multiple monitors, different resolutions break maximize button [closed]

After installing 11.04 I noticed that the maximize button is broken with multiple monitors at a different resolution. When clicking on maximize on the screen with the lowest resolution, the titlebar ...