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Budgie desktop panel transparency

I installed budgie desktop on my ubuntu 14.04 from official ppa. But panel is not transparent. Its just white. How can i make it transparent ?
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14.04 Can't use budgie desktop and other environments are same as ubuntu

When i choose Budgie Desktop from environment selection menu and entering my password, lock screen repeats itsself, it doesnt open. And other environments are not working. They all as same as ubuntu ...
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Juju bootstrap environment fails

i have a problem during deploying my first juju environment "maas". The host is commissioned by MAAS but during the juju deployment there is this error: Setting up libtcmalloc-minimal4 (2.1-2ubuntu1) ...
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Removing unity and install mate 1.8

I want to install mate as the only DE on my machine and I want to remove TOTALLY unity and lightdm without causing conflicts. How to do that? I have an Acer aspire E-522 with a dual boot with W7 and ...
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Sorting files by ASCII conventions in Ubuntu 14.04

This has been an incredible annoyance for me because it should be so easy to fix!!! I want ASCII conventions to be applied when sorting files (both in the terminal and in nautilus) because the ...
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Unable to choose desktop environment 14.04

I don't have the dropdown menu in the login screen. This question was posed earlier but closed as not being reproducible. Guess what? I have that problem also. Any KNOWLEDGEABLE suggestions would be ...
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Problems accessing my Ubuntu system

I have a problem accessing to my Ubuntu 13.04 system. Recently I updated from 12 to 13 and after some hard work I am able to input my password and user name, but I can't get any further, because the ...
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How to get write permission on /etc/environment?

I want to add mysql Connector jar file to classpath and by browsing through the net. I read that a global way to do it is to update the /etc/enviroment but the file opens as readonly. What I don't get ...
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Why is 'sudo bash' a bad idea? [duplicate]

Anyone want to comment on sudo bash in comparison to sudo su and sudo -i? I know sudo -i is the preferred because "environment". I've gotten into the bad habit from years ago when I was a kid in a ...
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Setting LOG=1 in /etc/environment

I asked a question earlier about viewing the history of notify-osd using the indicator-notifications app. The answer was that I needed to add LOG=1 in my /etc/environment file. That sounded ...
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Unable to switch desktop environments in 13.10

I have Unity, KDE (Kubuntu), and Gnome installed in 13.10. All three show up in the drop down when I go to switch users/login; KDE Plasma Workspace is the default option. I've tried lightdm, gdm, and ...
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How to change i686 to x86_64 linux system? [duplicate]

I need to have a x86_64 system to compile a source code but my ubuntu is i686. How can I have a 64 bit environment?
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locale when login ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I logged in to Ubuntu 12.04 desktop via ssh, the env variables of locale had been set are followed: env | grep LC LC_PAPER=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_ADDRESS=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_MONETARY=zh_CN.UTF-8 ...
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Environment variable is not update

I try to set the $PATH reference to the current working directory, one machine work as expected, but another machine is not. basically, I have set below line in .bashrc export PATH=$PWD/bin:$PATH ...
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Why doesn't JSLint/JSHint work in Ubuntu?

I installed as described here and other places, but after using npm to install jslint, jshint, neither will work. Running "jslint", I only get: /usr/bin/env: node: No such file or directory Is ...
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How can I activate a Desktop Environment? [duplicate]

Sorry if this is an incredibly stupid question, but I'm new to Linux on a whole & I'm trying hard to get into the flow with it. I recently installed LXDE which as you know is a DE, but I can't ...
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Juju can't connect to environment

I have been trying to run juju status -e maas but it keeps giving me the error 2013-08-12 10:00:48,301 INFO Connecting to environment... 2013-08-12 10:00:48,357 ERROR Cannot connect to environment: ...
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Editing MANPATH from /etc/environment

Having installed TeX Live on my system (by downloading and running the script from TUG's website: http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html), I tried editing the MANPATH variable by adding ...
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Run a shell script from terminal

I have a shell script at /home/user/android-sdk-linux/tools. I wish to run the script from the terminal by typing ddms so I added :/home/user/android-sdk-linux/tools/ddms.sh to /etc/environment and ...
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How to get Ubuntu to use as much Resources as Lubuntu

Well.. I love Ubuntu, but it causes my laptop to use resources up, and I don't even know why. it even cause my laptop's fan to run louder and heat up (not overheat, but it does get hot). As soon as I ...
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How do I change to the desktop/layout like in the picture?

I would love to change my desktop to the one below: Could someone please help?
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Why use env in shebang?

What is the purpose of using #!/usr/bin/env <sh|bash|python> shebang compared to #!/bin/bash, #!/bin/sh or #!/usr/bin/python?
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Difference between /etc/security/pam_env.conf and /etc/environment + making sudo read pam_env.conf

I struggle to see the difference between pam_env.conf and /etc/environment. To me they both do the same thing, with a difference syntax. The manpages were no help. So what is the difference? ...
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How can I add a directory to my PATH? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a directory to my path? I created a .bash_aliases file with the following contents: PATH=$PATH:$HOME/opt/bin So it adds /home/myuser/opt/bin to $PATH. I ...
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how to remove environment variables set for QSTK?

I am new to Ubuntu, and I'm having trouble with the terminal application. Every time I open it this message appears: "bash: /home/xxxxx/.bashrc: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `(' bash: ...
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Stop/start battery charging through software?

If a laptop is powered on and connected to AC power, is there a way to issue a command that tells it not to charge the battery? EDITED: Perhaps charging of the battery may be stopped if there were a ...
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Installing Latex on Virtualenv

I'm trying to install latex on virtualenv as a part of my project being uploaded to heroku. I used pip install texlive-latex-extra also easy_install texlive-latex-extra for packages ...
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juju bootstrap key error?

I followed the guides the best as i could. there is some information missing like do as root or as regular user ..formatting, quotes no quotes..what the password or paraphrase for ssh should be ...
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Is there a difference between “.” and “source” in bash, after all?

I was looking for the difference between the "." and "source" builtin commands and a few sources (e.g., in this discussion, and the bash manpage) suggest that these are just the same. However, ...
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NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/derby/tools/ij

Derby says to install to opt, so I did: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ ll /opt/db-derby-10.9.1.0-bin/lib/derbytools.jar -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 174932 May 31 12:19 ...
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Can I set different passwords for different desktop environments?

I have installed GNOME, Unity and Cairo Dock desktop environments. I wanted to set different passwords for each. Is this possible by any means? Thank you.
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How green are Ubuntu and Canonical?

im a student of Environmental Engineering, currently searching for a Bachelor Thesis Theme. I am curious, if there any internal information about Ubuntu related to CO2/Energy saving compared to other ...
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Development environment for Linux wireless using sparse

I am used to Eclipse and Visual studio for development for Java and C#. I am looking forward to modify and compile some files in C in the Linux Wireless subsystem. The site recommends using Sparse but ...
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how to include an environment variable in the launcher?

I was trying to make some scripts dynamic by including the environment variable $LOGNAME and even $HOME. but it don't seem to work when placed in a launcher. I am trying to make code a bit more ...
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Having trouble installing Java Runtime Environment on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I digged up into the subject and it didn't really help. It actually made things worse. From what I understood from a website, JRE has been ...
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Added folders to PATH cannot be found using sudo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Environment variables when run with 'sudo' I've added a new folder to my path, but when running the programs (in that folder) with "sudo" it does not work. When ...
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How to “get” system proxy settings?

I want to set proxy in my system firefox from firefox that I use by VPN. in VPN's firefox in Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings the checkbox "use system proxy settings" is checked. where are ...