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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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1answer
123 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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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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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 ...
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58 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 ...
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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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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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236 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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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 ...
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45 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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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 ...
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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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440 views

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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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 ...
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1answer
47 views

How Can I Create and Configure Icon Themes in Gnome?

I know the basics for designing icons but I have no idea how to configure and compile them into a file so that I can create a gnome icon theme out of them. Can anyone help? It would be much ...
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292 views

How to add / list / remove a group [duplicate]

How can I add a new group (for file permission)? How can I view the full list of existing groups? How can I remove a group? I prefer to do the above using a UI rather than terminal commands if ...
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1answer
374 views

CTRL+ALT+T not working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and till day before yesterday, the shortcut was working perfectly. But when today I pressed it, it didn't open terminal. The terminal app still works. I am on GNOME3 3.4.2, and ...
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Is it possible to install GNOME 3.10 in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have GNOME 3.4.2 installed, but I want to update GNOME to 3.10. Is this possible? How can I do it?
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Screen Flashes on Caps Lock Press

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. On pressing Caps Lock Key, Screen Flashes out whenever the key is pressed. Its happening only when in Gnome mode. In Ubuntu Mode Login the screen does not flashes. Please ...
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Bring Back Unity Button?

This is probably going to sound really strange but I was probably one of the few people who didn't have issues with Ubuntu 11.04's Unity. It ran great for me, it was super fast, and I thought it ...
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Gnome-screensaver for XScreenSaver

Is it safe to remove Gnome-screensaver and XScreenSaver? Will have any issues after removing Gnome-screensaver? I have Intel® Core™ i3-2350M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 and AMD Radeon HD 6300M on-board. Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop package installed, but can't launch “gnome-terminal”, “cannot open display”

I have install Ubuntu desktop packages on a 12.04 LTS server. X server comes up fine, GUI works fine without any issues. However, when I tried to issue a terminal, I get Cannot open display, I find ...
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Gnome menus are MUCH faster as THIN than as FAT clients, on Pentium 4, 2.00 GHz pcs

This is a ubuntu 12.04 LTSP lab setup. The lab specs are: server : intel pentium G645 @ 2,9 ghz με 4 gb ram Gigabit switch:  TP-LINK 24+2G Unmanaged Gigabit-Uplink Switch Gigabit Net card: TP-LINK ...
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284 views

Change Ubuntu 12.04 (with Gnome) number of workspaces via command line

I'm trying to change the number of workspaces on my Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome from a terminal. It's easily done by right clicking on the workspaces preview in the panel, but I would like to be able to ...
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Rhythmbox missing from sound applet on tray after reinstall on uhuntu 12.04 gnome classic

I had an rhythmbox in sound applet on tray but i had a problem in rhythmbox recently, when i wanted to play something rhythmbox was just playing some weird noise so i reinstalled rhythmbox And after ...
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Change user wallpaper to default and block it

I am a root user and I want to set default wallpaper in another user and block it from being changed. How to do it via terminal?
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45 views

Disable Duplicate “Unable to connect to Wireless Network” Notification on gnome-shell

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.3 and to start with, I've read about this: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager-applet/+bug/912702 and my problem is a bit similar, but a little different. And ...
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285 views

Change theme with old gnome look

I really like the old gnome theme (photo), and I was wondering if there's a posibility to install it on ubuntu 12.04? If so, tell me how please. Thanks!
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Installing GNOME 1 or 2.6 or any early 2004 versions of GNOME on ubuntu 12.04

I would like to experience the older version of computers, but with latest software If possible give me a solution using Terminal
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GnomeBaker not burning CD

I have downloaded GnomeBaker after having a failure with the default programme for burning CDs, but I couldn't burn a CD with GnomwBaker because this dialog box pops up saying that I don't have the ...
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367 views

A Long Suppot Version of Ubuntu with GNOME 3.10!

I wanna have Ubuntu like 12.04 (.1 or .2 or .3) for its long support, but unity is so slow in my PC, I think gnome is better Is there any "12.04 image with default gnome 3.8 desktop" for download?? my ...
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Cinnamon causes Stellarium exit to log out to system login

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the latest updates. Also, Cinnamon and Stellarium with the latest updates. I can start and run Stellarium just fine under Cinnamon. When I exit, the system logs me ...
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Updates broke my themes/shell [Ubuntu 12.04 running Gnome 3 ] [closed]

Update 09 Nov 2013: This problem was sorted out by updates that came later. I am running gnome-session 3.4.2.1. After the latest updates (listed below) my theme regressed to what looks like tango - ...