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1answer
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I want to know how to get “Gnome” Started

I just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 32 bit and want to know how to get the gnome gui up and running. Can anyone help?
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stops at start

I've installed the updates, and at the end it asked me to restart the computer. After I restarted, it stops at the booting. All I see is: black screen, Ubuntu 12.04 and the four dots in the middle of ...
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2answers
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No sound after updates in Xubuntu 12.04

After installing updates all my computer was muted. I have tried turning the volume up in gnome alsa mixer and I switched to pulse audio but nothing worked. Does anyone else who has encountered this ...
0
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1answer
39 views

Gnome on Ubuntu 14.04 crashes after starting Progress DB

I am a Progress 4GL application developer. I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04. I'm using gnome and never had this problem before. Now whenever I start a progress db using my terminal ...
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1answer
82 views

Can I install gnome 3.12 on ubuntu 12.04?

Like my questions says. Can I install gnome 3.12 on ubuntu 12.04?
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1answer
15 views

ubuntu 12.04 not loading after GNOME uninstallation

I'd installed and than uninstalled GNOME desktop environment. Now, my ubuntu 12.04 is not loading at all, it just doesn't go pass the Ubuntu waiting screen after boot load. However, I am able boot in ...
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Fan is always running (CPU)

Hp mini 1000 Using gnome shell 3.4.x When I installed this os the fan did not always run and it seems after updating now the fan has and is always running... Whether plugged in or not... Now its ...
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0answers
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Desktop Window Manager won't finish initialization

I've had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed for about 6 months now, and it had been working great until the Ubuntu 13 upgrade. The Desktop Window Manager (unity) wouldn't load, so I reboot into safe graphics ...
0
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2answers
35 views

Ubuntu booting with KDE problem

I have deleted KDE from my ubuntu 14.04. But now when I restart the system its trying to bring-up the display with KDE and as there is no KDE available I am getting a black screen. Is there any way ...
0
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0answers
36 views

Ubuntu 12.04 lts login screen extreamly Slow

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I had to reinstall it for some reasons. It hat to be reinstalled twice actually. So now that it's working fine I have one problem. The login screen it very slow. It takes ...
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0answers
17 views

Strange white borders on overlay icons on avant-window-navigator

Since recently, I started seeing strange white borders around overlay icons on the awn dock (e.g. the small icon under the main icon indicating that a window is open) - see the screenshot: Quitting ...
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0answers
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How can I recover GNOME , GNOME CLASSIC and GNOME CLASSIC (No effects) session?

I delete GNOME , GNOME CLASSIC and GNOME CLASSIC (No effects) from cd /usr/share/xsessions with "rm gnome-shell-desktop" and "rm gnome.desktop" . How can I recover them ? /usr/share/xsessions$ ls ...
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44 views

Turning on the wireless card freezes Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for close to a year. Occasionally after booting into Gnome 3, the desktop is unresponsive to cursor clicks. The mouse cursor moves but can't open menus. Also the network ...
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0answers
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Gnome-dictionary does not use German freedict dictionaries

First I have installed dictd and some dictionaries according to the firs post in this topic. I have installed dict-gcide & dict-wn & dict-freedict-hun-eng & dict-freedict-eng-hun. I have ...
1
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1answer
38 views

Why is desktop taking too long to come up?

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my machine with gnome shell 3.4.1 installed. Recently, I have installed AMD Radeon graphics driver from the AMD website in my ubuntu. After that I have ...
0
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1answer
24 views

How do I print the Processes data from gnome-system-monitor?

I would like to print a list of active processes. I have no idea how to do so. Can you offer suggestions? An alternative could be a routine that logs processes so I can print from the log file. I ...
1
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2answers
220 views

How to enable alternative log in sessions (e.g. Unity 2D or others) in Trusty?

I have just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04 LTS on an i386 system (Dell Optiplex 740, with an integrated nvidia quadro NVS 210S chipset). The upgrade proceeded smoothly without any problem. ...
0
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2answers
71 views

Icons on top status/menu bar in gnome not following theme

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I added an icon theme and activated it using Unity Tweaks. All icons everywhere have changed to my new theme, but the top bar hasn't changed. All icons are still from the ...
2
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1answer
23 views

Could someone please explain to me the difference between gconf, gconf-2 and gconf-editor?

I am really curios to learn about these 3 since I don't really understand how they work. I read somewhere that gconf-editor is basically the graphical representation of gconf however what is gconf-2 ...
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0answers
89 views

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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0answers
18 views

Per user dconf locks

After reading much useful information in this site I've come to understand how the dconf system works, giving priority to user settings first, then system-db if there are any. I understand that these ...
7
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2answers
234 views

Stop Screen Dimming After 60 Seconds (MacBook running 12.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook air - everything works fine, apart from the fact that the screen dims after 60 seconds of activity. Is there any way to stop this? My computer is on mains ...
0
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0answers
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How can I install Gnome 3.10 in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I don't think I am a complete n00b when it comes to Ubuntu, but I cannot figure this out for the life of me. I removed unity from my computer, I added the gnome shell and core, and a few other things, ...
0
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0answers
55 views

ubuntu 12.04 - images can not be loaded anymore

2 symptoms: most of the application icons from the gnome dock, and the background are black. in nautilus, if I browse jpeg images and try to open them, it says: "Could not load image 'zzz.jpg. ...
0
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0answers
79 views

Missing top bar in Ubuntu 12.04

Im running Ubuntu 12.04, after a fresh OS install, i installed gnome-panel AKA gnome-fallback and i've been using it (GNOME Classic No Effects) without any problem... ...Until 2 days ago. I was ...
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0answers
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How To Install Gnome Desktop on ubuntu 12.04 lts? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I Want To Know That of there is a way by which i can have a desktop like this one in the photo: This In Not Gnome Classic. I dont want Gnome Classic
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1answer
94 views

What Is Gnome, Gnome Classic and Gnome Classic(No Effects)?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and I was using unity 2D and i wanted to switch to unity 3D so i logged out and clicked on the ubuntu sign and there were 3 new options: 1 GNOME 2 GNOME CLASSIC and 3 ...
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0answers
44 views

Gnome 3.4 doesn't work correctly (Ubuntu 12.04 fresh install)

In this morning I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 12.04 . It was installed in my laptop and before. After I have modified a configuration file of a extension I pressed Alt+F2 , next I typed r and pressed ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia Underscan Issues with my LED TV

Im pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux but i pretty enjoy it so far.I just got 1 problem so far wich i cant fix.I bought myself a 40inch TV ans use it primary as my Monitor. I have a Gforce 520 and running the ...
2
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2answers
83 views

Making a custom mouse cursor in ubuntu 12.04

I have done some customization to my desktop but I am really stumped on trying to figure out how to make my own mouse cursor by taking a png and editing it and then making it an x11 file. I have ...
0
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0answers
66 views

Problem with Gnome 3 Internet Connections

I need your help. I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I decided to give Gnome a try. I liked it more than Unity so I decided to stick with it. I customized many things to make it a better experience for me. ...
0
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0answers
21 views

Clearing up after removing gnome [duplicate]

I've just uninstalled gnome (on 12.04), and thought I'd have a good clean up after. I found a useful page that showed what to remove in my home dir, but if I do a search for 'gnome' from root using ...
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0answers
47 views

Terminator - Bash character encoding - problem visualizing content of some files

I'm using Terminator to manage several bash shells. If I print the content of some files, some characters are bad displayed. Even if the character encoding is setted to UTF-8. Below there is the ...
0
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2answers
70 views

How to start .sh file on PC turn on or after PC restart?

I have a .sh file in my Downloads directory. I want to start it using tmux session when computer is turn on or after computer is restarted. I am using Ubuntu 12.04.4 and when the computer is turned ...
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0answers
15 views

Prevent Gnome Shell for going to fallback mode

I had a glitch the other day whereby I accidentally removed myself from the sudoers file. The side effect of that appeared to be that Gnome Shell would not load (which I've been using for at least a ...
2
votes
1answer
202 views

How to combine two GNOME panels into one

I have GNOME with two panels: - top panel with menus (launcher); - bottom panel with taskbar. How can I combine this two panels into one?
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45 views

Unity will not work after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

Last night, I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. This morning, I logged in to my computer, only to get a black screen. I am able to access the shell by pressing the escape key while the Ubuntu logo ...
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0answers
52 views

Weird behavior on second monitor

This problem just started happening the other day. I have a standard two-monitor display where the desktop is extended onto both. Windows on monitor 2 don't update anymore. If something changes in ...
0
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1answer
122 views

Why isn't window-snap working on Ubuntu 12.04 + gnome shell

I am trying to get the window-snap feature to work but cannot. I started with Ubuntu 12.04 (installed on a VirtualBox with Windows 7 hosting). I can't get 3D acceleration to work on VirtualBox, so ...
1
vote
1answer
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Gnome session - deleted by mistake the status menu at right in bottom panel

i don't know how to search my problem cause i don't know how he call the things on the bottom bar at unity. I installed Gnome fallback from ubuntu software center and i choose GNOME CLASSIC ( no ...
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0answers
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Is there a version of Ubuntu 12.04 without UNITY? I prefer GNOME [duplicate]

I'm still running 10.04, and have been putting off upgrading because I don't want to have to have UNITY. I prefer GNOME, and want to keep using it. I do want to upgrade to another LTS release, and ...
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Eye of GNOME (EOG) 3.6.0 in Ubuntu 12.04

Hello I was wondering if its possible to get EOG 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04, I tried the process here and it had some troubles with the dependencies so can someone help me with that. The reason I want the ...
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1answer
1k views

How to use GNOME tweak tool to get shell themes

So I'm trying to get custom shells and have tried using this as many people have recommended it. All I see in the Shell Extensions menu is "install shell extension" and when I click on the link user ...
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2answers
333 views

Gedit 3.6.3 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Hi I would like to know if I can upgrade gedit to version 3.6.3 in Ubuntu 12.04 without the webupd8 ppa. I think the process would be similar like this: Is there any way to Install Latest Nautilus ...
0
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1answer
90 views

What are the system requirements for GNOME Classic in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

As the title says: What are the system requirements for GNOME Classic in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I would like an answer for GNOME Classic for Ubuntu 12.04, not for GNOME Flashback on newer releases of ...
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Gedit showing “GLib-GObject-CRITICAL etc..” after closing? [duplicate]

I got this message inside terminal every time I close geidt after saving my file. It started to happen after I installed Gnome 3.5.4 version in Ubuntu, shall I remove Gnome or the issue is something ...
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0answers
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Lenovo ThinkPad T530 Docked. When Ctrl+Alt+L is pressed, screen freezes, locks up, and has to be rebooted. When not docked, no issues… 12.04

I have ran into an issue as of late, not sure if it has something to do with an update, an application I installed, or some crazy voodoo. Pretty much like the title describes, when I have my Thinkpad ...
0
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Gnome: sound mutes and unmutes 10 times a second

The problem with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system is that it seems like something other than me is controlling volume and mute status of my sounds. Whenever a sound is playing, the volume icon in the bar ...
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4answers
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remove top and bottom gnome panels in Ubuntu 12.04

Background : I developed a python desktop application which is run on the top of Ubuntu 12.04 and it is running in full screen mode. I used gnome-fallback as a Ubuntu Desktop. Question : My ...
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2answers
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How do I disable <Control><Alt>S to allow myself to launch Sublime?

I've been using Sublime Text 2 quit a bit lately and want to make it as easy to launch as Terminal. I've done the following so far: I went into System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Windows ...