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Unmet Dependencies while upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet ...
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Reconfigure Nautilus and Gnome Terminal and Gnome Tweak Tool

I have followed the instructions from http://www.muktware.com/2013/12/install-nvidia-331-bumblebee-optimus-cards/18271 to install nvidia-331 drivers on a fresh installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, using ...
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How to disconnect from a wireless network in Gnome 3.10

I wanted to start my hotspot (using ap-hotspot). To enable it, you have to disconnect from the wireless network you're connected to. This was no problem in Gnome 3.8's network manager, but I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 kylin upgrade to 14.04 gnome

How can I upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 kylin to ubuntu 14.04 gnome?(I have slow internet connection,so i downloaded the new version of gnome & boot it with the help of usb .But i can n't find ...
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Themes and icons change to default automaticlly

as we always do i've customize my ubuntu themes and icons but after rebooting the pc i find my themes and icons change to default . i tried to solve it by starting recover mode to fix the damaged ...
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What is the modern replacement for PostSession from the gnome desktop manager?

/etc/gdm/PreSession and /etc/gdm/PostSession were used in gnome's DE to allow scripts to respectively run after the user session began and before the user session ended. If I'm correct, what is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DVD installation results in infinite loop connected to radeon evergreen startup

I'm trying to DVD install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on my laptop. However, the DVD installer boot runs into an infinite loop when it tries to initialize the Radeon GPU, like this: [drm:r600_u] ERROR UVD not ...
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Gnome-shell search results are tripled in its output

Recently my gnome-shell started to show search results tripled: What should I do? Where to look first? $ gnome-shell --version GNOME Shell 3.8.4
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How to remove files without having access to linux, because of gnome energy error?

Please help someone new to Linux! I have a problem with a gnome energy error when i try to start my Linux 11.04 Natty Narwhal. I have no doubt about the reasons for this error: the disk is full! I ...
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What is preventing the open source community from improving Ubuntu / GNOME aesthetics (margins, padding, positioning)? [on hold]

It's been a while since I used Ubuntu—7 years ago, to be exact, when I was playing with Dapper Drake, Edgy Eft, (skipped the next two) and eventually Hardy Heron, before schoolwork took over and I ...
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Why does System Information read the wrong System Version? [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu Gnome Trusty 14.04 yesterday. When I start System Settings/Informations the Window reads: Ubuntu 13.10 instead of Ubuntu 14.04. I am absolutely sure that Trusty is installed. I ...
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Authenticating error with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

< Problem: Just as I upgraded my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. I couldn't pass keyring and bash authentication. I can login in recovery mood for both root and my account, but that's not the case in ...
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Multi display issue with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with 3 displays (fglrx driver). I can correct the screens order in System Settings / Display but it is not saved when I close the session and reopen it. Screens ...
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Graphical special effects not working as well as the rendering looks so old

I had installed gnome and then removed it using ppa-purge, then when I restarted the computer, the graphics look horrible, Something like old windows xp - all the graphics effects disabled I may ...
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Get back Ubuntu Desktop

I ran these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-weather gnome-music gnome-maps cheese ...
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openvpn can't import configurations on new 14.04 installation

i installed the openvpn network manager by doing: sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn, which also installs the gnome package. this made it possible to import configurations under 13.10, but ...
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What is GTK to Gnome shell and unity

Can someone tell me what exactly is GTK, Genome shell, and unity in between all of those. I might sound stupid but can someone tell me how to take advantage of any of these I am using and which one ...
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Software-Center not finding software that is present in repository

I like a certain software. It is called 'Full GNOME Desktop Environment, with extra components'. I can find it in software-center when I type 'gnome' and select 'By Relevance' or even 'Top Rated'. It ...
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Ubuntu Gnome menu sizes on high res monitor

I just updated by macbook with Ubuntu gnome to 14.04. However after updating the gnome menu and button sizes seems to have adapted to the highest possible resolution on the system and I can't figure ...
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No battery icon in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I'm using an Asus K56CB Laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 (Gnome shell 3.10.4) however now I don't have a battery icon in the upper right-hand corner. Also the ...
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kdeconnect not showing up in the list of programs in ubuntu 14.04

kde-connect is available to install from software center in ubuntu 14.04 but not showing up in the menu or search. i am using gnome shell on running in terminal as gksu kdeconnect i am getting ...
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How to switch from unity to gnome

Default ui for Ubuntu 14.04 being Unity, want to switch to Gnome. Can't find usual way to switch at login screen as mentioned here. ...
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Firefox: change default application

Me default djvu viewer is okular: xdg-mime: $ xdg-mime query default image/vnd.djvu okular.desktop in $HOME/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list: [Added Associations] ...
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gnome-panel broken with xmonad session in 14.04

In 14.04, I've installed both gnome-session-flashback and xmonad. When logging in using lightdm and the XMonad+Gnome session, the gnome-panel is broken, with half the indicators missing. When ...
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How can I install TakeOff launcher on Ubuntu Gnome

Recently I've installed Phaneton Dock on my Ubuntu Gnome and now I want to install TakeOff launcher to make it look like OS X. Thanks For Help!!!.
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How to disable F1 for Help in GNOME?

I often accidentally press F1 when in GNOME which opens Help Center. Quite irritating. I tried disabling it in key bindings but search through all the places they are stored in GNOME according to ...
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How can I use Metacity and its themes with Unity?

According to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity/Theming Now Trusty don't support Metacity themes. So... Is there a another way to enable Metacity in Unity? For example, gnome-session-flashback can return ...
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broken gnome-keyring file and google-chrome hangs

After few weeks of uptime yesterday i rebooted my laptop. After that - i discovered that there is no password in gnome-keyring. gnome-keyring segfault and didn't work. I restored ...
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How do I get Mint Menu in my Gnome Flashback panel in Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed the Mint Menu package following these instructions. It seems to have installed okay, but when I right click on the Gnome Panel and select "Add to Panel", I see no option in the list of ...
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Upgrade aborted mid-process and I've lost gnome-control-center

I upgraded my Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 installation today by using: do-release-upgrade in the terminal. When I came back it was on a tty (at least I think it was a tty)! Then as I couldn't go back to the ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 shows 13.10

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and when I open "Details" it shows 13.10. In "Software & Updates" it shows 14.04 and all the repos are "trusty". I installed 14.04 when it just became a beta if ...
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13.04 Gnome layout

My panel doesn't look like the one of other folks, for example the help and other images I've seen. I also don't see things like System settings, rather I see System tools. So several suggestions for ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 beta 2 to 14.04 LTS final release?

Currently I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 beta2 release. But in details it shows as Ubuntu 13.10. Please let me know how can I upgrade it 10 14.04 LTS final release(released 17th April). I tried in ...
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Can't find packages, Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to install wine 1.6 but the Terminal keeps saying it can't find the packages. And when I tried to add it to the repository it says i'm not using the correct PPA name. sudo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 beta2 and Gnome Shell 3.12 [on hold]

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 beta2 with Gnome Shell 3.12. Everything works accept for the System Settings button in the drop down center. Is this a known bug or is there something I can do to ...
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Connecting through Quartz to Ubuntu does not show desktop only menubar

Hi I am a newbie to ubuntu. Installed 12.04 LTS on an Intel NUC and everything is running fine. Can ssh in from my macbook. However I also would like to remotely run the desktop so I installed ...
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Is it possible to maximize windows vertically in Gnome 3 by double click on the top border?

I would like to maximize windows vertically by double clicking on the horizontal boarder like in Windows. Is there a way to get this behavior in Gnome Shell? Thanks in Advance Edit: I forgot to ...
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GNOME with Xmonad - Ubuntu 13.10

Does Xmonad work with the gnome-panel in Ubuntu 13.10? I tried installing it but the gnome-panel appears to not be working correctly - it freezes, disappears, etc. Has anyone got it working yet?
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Installing Gnome on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

How do I install the gnome desktop on Ubuntu (in my case Kubuntu) 13.10? (I can find the information, just not on AskUbuntu. So I figured the question should be presented)
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Keyboard Map is Changed Randomly

I'm using xmodmap to bind a key to the numbersign # like so: xmodmap -e "keycode 49 = numbersign asciitilde". This works fine but the changes are regularly reverted by some background process, ...
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How to fully convert Ubuntu to Ubuntu Gnome (not just installing Gnome)?

I've been using Ubuntu since 7.10 on a number of different computers. I'm currently using 13.10 on my home computer and 13.04 on my work computer. I prefer the Gnome 3 desktop experience and it's ...
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Menu options disabled in most application in Ubuntu 13.10

The menu options such as File/Edit etc. are disabled for most of my applications such as Terminal, Ubuntu Software Center and many more. I am unable to get my work done because of this. I am running ...
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Task Bar at the top missing Applications, Places and System menu

I was trying to install VLC using System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager when I realised that I don't have Applications, Places and System menu items at the top left side of task bar. I ...
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Settings pages doesn't display properly after dist-upgrade

I added the main Gnome PPA to get latest "Nautilus" version. Because Ubuntu repository has old one. After dist-upgrade mouse cursor disappeared I already fix it. Also settings page do not display ...
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Internet and sound issues

Ubuntu has stopped connecting to the Internet. It started after I uninstalled pulse audio, does that affect it? It connects to the network, but you can't do anything like update packages or browse the ...
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How can I make Ubuntu (preferably gnome desktop) be 3d?

By 3D I mean anaglyph 3d with 3d glasses like the red and blue ones. I've seen some ways to do this but they are at least two years old. I'm using ubuntu gnome 13.10. I'm using nvidia 330m, but by all ...
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Hot bar inaccessible, no alt-tab, no program menu and other UI problems suddenly occuring

I turned on my machine here today and multiple elements of the ubuntu UI had stopped working. The hot bar, with applications like terminal, system preferences etc. which normally pops forward when I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome problems [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu gnome on a new computer I built and it's very glitchy. What's wrong with it? Was it wrong to install it without the original Ubuntu on it?
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I cannot log in to my computer from GNOME login session, but can from tty

Help! Something really terrible just happened a few hours ago... First, I entered my password as the picture below , after pressing ENTER, it would show some information in terminal , and then ...
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Gnome version 3.12 [closed]

I upgraded Ubuntu to 14.04 and I love the gnome shell. I was installing gnome for it and double checked my version, I guess I have 3.12 and I thought I was downloading 3.10 to be safe. XD So here's ...