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How to remove files without having access to linux, because of gnome energy error? [closed]

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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Does Ubuntu 13.04 have a desktop environment built-in?

I have a VPS on which I'm planning to install Ubuntu 13.04 .. I plan to use VNC to access this VPS. Currently I use 11.04, which is very much outdated now. When I installed 11.04, I had to follow a ...
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38 views

Where are desktop menus filed?

I am wishing to look at the .desktop files associated with my main menu panel. I am using gnome on ubuntu 11.04.
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1answer
119 views

How do I hide panel handles (“hide buttons”) in Gnome?

I am running 11.04 and sometimes I need to take a screenshot of a full-screen application - and the Gnome panels on top and bottom are usually in the way. So, I can click the "hide buttons" (panel ...
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429 views

Problem to safely remove USB dongle

I use Micromax USB data card device to establish internet connection. But the device can't be removed safely by using the option " safely remove device". How can it solve?
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1answer
322 views

Default gnome browser opens start page

Irritatingly, when I click a link in an application (I use Quassel), firefox opens the default start page. I have a somewhat non-standard configuration setup. I am using a nightly build of firefox, ...
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How to save a session with open programs and files? [duplicate]

How can I reproduce the current session, including open programs and files on my Ubuntu 11.04 laptop and rebooting? I've got a bunch of windows open in Chromium and Firefox (this is probably the easy ...
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1answer
474 views

Image info (resolution, etc) inside of Nautilus

I use Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome 3 (gnome shell) UI. Is it possible to get a quick image info by clicking or hovering the image, without having to right click -> properties -> image ? I often have to ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 11.04 64bits Keeps Randomly Freezing [closed]

This has been a real headache for me since the number of freezes has increase from twice a week to about 1 or twice a day. The system just halts and nothing can be done but hitting the restart button. ...
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GTK vertical spacing too condensed

I installed gnome-shell - for who knows what reason - on Natty, from gnome3 launchpad PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install ...
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1answer
344 views

will installing gnome3 remove ubuntu classic?

I am on ubuntu 11.04 using ubuntu classic desktop environment and I want to try Gnome3, How should I install it and will installing it remove ubuntu classic?
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1answer
807 views

What package do I install to use Oxygen in Qt4?

When you install some qt apps in ubuntu like smplayer and lyx, you can change their appearance eiher with their preferences menu or with the qt-config utility. You can choose between several themes ...
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Change Gnome terminal (Bash) profile when changing to different user in the same terminal (e.g. root)

Is it possible to change the profile of a terminal upon switching user in the same terminal? Actually my goal is to change the terminal to a profile which indicates to me that it is a terminal as ...
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Can't change Gnome 3 Themes in 11.04

I have recently installed the gnome 3 environment via the PPA. I installed the gnome-themes-standard package i believe, and now I can't use the tweak tool or gconf to change the theme because it is ...
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What's a simple “colour picker” app for GNOME?

I need a small tool to ‘pick’ a colour anywhere on the screen (so that I basically get the hex code for it). Earlier, I've used KDE's KColorChooser for this. According to this page, "Gpick" sounds ...
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1answer
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How to set up a (relatively) secure kiosk on Natty?

I'm trying to get my application to be the only thing a user sees when the machine is powered on - like a kiosk, but a little more secure. Ideally, what I'd like to happen is this: At machine ...
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Is there a way to get Gnome 3 Unity (from 11.10) in 11.04?

I have Gnome 3 installed in my 11.04 and I was wondering if I can get 11.10's unity in it
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1answer
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After downgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, how to keep GNOME 2.x?

Having tried unity, GNOME 3, GNOME-Shell, XFCE, and OpenBox, I would finally like to get back to GNOME 2.x Not being a hardcore Linux user, my best bet is to do a clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 with ...
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How to install Windows 7 theme with GNOME Shell?

I installed GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 11.04 and logged in with it. But when I try to install the Windows theme, it complains that Gnome desktop session is required Anyone knows why this is? Is there ...
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1answer
171 views

Is upgrading from 11.04 with GNOME3 to 11.10 safe?

I have an 11.04 machine with gnome 3.0 shell and i would like to upgrade it to 11.10. My concern is some sort of conflict between the gnome 3 package i have installed and 11.10 during the upgrade. ...
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101 views

Every time I log on my I need to reload window manager [closed]

Every time I log on my ubuntu in gnome I have to run Fusion Icon and do "Reload Window Manager" to make the window title and close/maximize buttons appear.
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1answer
292 views

How can I launch an application at startup just in a determined session? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How To Make Program Autostart only In GNOME I set up my Gnome session to use tint2 as a window list panel, but I don't need it when using Xfce, therefore I'd like to ...
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1answer
962 views

Restore logout GNOME applet in the classic session? [closed]

Determined to get the excellent original clock applet back from a few releases ago, I followed the instructions here. ... and removed indicator-datetime I now have the wonderful world-clock + map ...
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385 views

Gnome/Nautilus does not remember individual folder's size/position? [closed]

I am using ubuntu 11.04 and I have noticed that Gnome/Nautilus remembers a "global" setting for size/position using the last window open instead of remembering an individual size/position for each ...
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1answer
407 views

Ubuntu Classic, possible to have just big icons like in Windows 7?

I like how in Windows 7, only icons are shown in the taskbar/panel. Is it possible in Ubuntu (11.04)? Also I suppose it will be great to be able to group windows from the same program into 1 icon ...
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1answer
968 views

How do I replace gedit 3.06 with gedit 2.30.4?

I have some problem. I have installed gnome 3, and now I have gedit 3.0.6 version. I need to replace it by gedit 2.30.4 version. Any suggestions?
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610 views

Why does my system get stuck at the splash screen after updating to Gnome 3? [closed]

Im a newbie to Linux and today I installed gnome-shell and I had previously installed nvidea current drivers provided by Ubuntu. After reboot it shows ubuntu splash screen and then stays there and ...
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1answer
846 views

How do I reset GNOME to the defaults?

I installed gnome from a kubuntu 11.04 installation using apt-get $ apt-get install gnome-desktop-environment Everything was working just fine until I decided to change the panel format. Then a ...
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2answers
577 views

Can I have both unity 2d and gnome 3 sessions available?

I don't mean i want to run both GUI'S at the same time . I mean if I can install Gnome 3 and have unity-2D which I can change back and forth at any time by logging out and logging back in deciding ...
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1answer
90 views

Bug in Nautilus windows with many subfolders [closed]

I found a bug. When i open folder in Nautilus with many sub-folders, so that a vertical scrollbar appears. I type a name of same file, so that file becomes selected and then move down to the end of ...
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1answer
676 views

How to prevent KDE from loading the Gnome desktop for fullscreen applications?

Every time I start an application that is using fullscreen mode in KDE my gnome desktop background is loaded before starting the program. This is aesthetically diturbing and I suspect there is a waste ...
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0answers
441 views

Dock expose in Gnome Classic? [closed]

Is there any dock that has the Dock exposé feature in Gnome Classic?
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1answer
462 views

Login window missing at startup

After having some problems with my DE after upgrading from Gnome 2 to Gnome 3, and then downgrading, and then installing and uninstalling xmonad, one day at start-up my login window was missing. It's ...
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4answers
288 views

Sidescrolling with touchpad?

I just booted up my laptop and opened up my webbrowser. I went to OMG! Ubuntu!, and wanted to scroll as I always do, with the right side of my laptop's touchpad... It did not work... I went to the ...
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1answer
196 views

Ubuntu One does not work right with Gnome 3 in 11.04

Today, I decided to try Ubuntu One. But unfortunately it's not working: Did anyone encounter any similar problems?
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Ubuntu Theme installer crashes whenever I try to install a new theme?

I am very bored of the default themes in Ubuntu, not because they are bad just because I get bored easily! I decided to visit Gnome's Theme library and found a theme I like. I downloaded the theme ...
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1answer
241 views

Broken icons, Wifi, and login screen after upgrade

I am running the latest version of Ubuntu and I ran almost all the new updates. My screen and icons went blank since last upgrade. My Wifi is also not working. I have installed Gnome 3. The login ...
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1answer
272 views

Desktop always in Ubuntu Classic mode

My friend installed Ubuntu 11.04. We are pretty sure it's Ubuntu 11.04. He looked at about Ubuntu zone. THe problem is that the desktop is always like Ubuntu Classic. When logging, i said; change the ...
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1answer
420 views

How to “dock” empathy to side of desktop (Digsby style)

I come from a windows background, and one of the coolest apps I used was Digsby. It was a multi-protocol IM client similar in function to empathy. Now I like empathy, especially when used with ...
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1answer
213 views

How to input chinese in empathy?

Small problem here: I use Ibus to input chinese, until now, everything works fine, but I can't input chinese in empathy. I'm on gnome 3, enjoying the integration of empathy with the DE (so i don't ...
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1answer
474 views

Can I run Gnome 3 in Classic Desktop and still switch to default Unity?

I am using Unity and am pretty stisfied. Anyway I want to give Gnome 3 a try within my working machine. Can I upgrade my system (Natty) so I have Gnome3 (+Shell) in the Classic Desktop mode and still ...
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1answer
1k views

How to change overlay scrollbar color? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the color of the scroll bar? In my /home/myname/.themes/themename/gtkrc file I found this: style "murrine-scrollbar" { bg[SELECTED] = shade (0.6, ...
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0answers
872 views

How to disable bluetooth in Gnome 3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I default Bluetooth to off on my laptop Lenovo T61 I an using Ubuntu Natty 11.04 with Gnome 3 front end. Every time I login I have in my top right corner an ...
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1answer
758 views

Ubuntu 11.04 update error

I just updated my Ubuntu 11.04, but now when starting it a black screen is shown and prints: Checking battery state Stopping system v runlevel compatibility I tried to install the latest ...
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1answer
687 views

How do I configure a Bluetile session in GDM?

As you Ubuntu folks know, Canonical has switched away from the gnome desktop in favor of Unity for Natty. However, you can still access Gnome through a "classic" option in the login screen. Since I ...
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1answer
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GNOME 3 on 11.04: Doesn't work. How to troubleshoot?

I installed GNOME 3 on Natty, using the PPA and these instructions. I restarted and tried to log in using Gnome, only to be greeted by a Oh no! Something has gone wrong. A problem has occurred ...
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1answer
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How can I make a program run at startup in only one definite session that uses the same desktop environment as others?

I installed (aware of the risks) software from the Elementary Team PPAs and I set up a Pantheon Shell session, which is based on Gnome. I would like to have Plank (a fork of Docky) to run at startup ...
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0answers
268 views

A published fix for 11.04 Classic graphics mode only partly repairs my problem [closed]

The published fix (Fix Ubuntu / Linux Mint forgetting the theme) for the Classic graphics mode as outlined below only partially fixed my problem. With the fix in place, Top Panel remains in high ...
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2answers
386 views

How can I set the default log in session?

I am using 11.04 with Gnome 3 installed. Before I log in I am prompted to choose in which environment I want to log in. Among the possible selections is gnome, how can I set the default choice?
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1answer
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Is it possible to run Gnome 3 without 3D acceleration hardware?

If I don't have a hardware that supports 3D acceleration, is it possible to run Gnome 3? If no, is there some work on it and where I can go to get tunned about the progress of it? Just one extra ...