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9 views

Ubuntu TaskBar Hiding [closed]

I am using Ubuntu12.10, I wanted to hide the "taskbar". I tried using gconf-editor by giving gconftool-2 --set --type bool /apps/panel/toplevels/top_panel_Screen0/auto_hide 1 but I couldn't find any ...
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1answer
15 views

Battery icon missing in gnome-shell panel

I have lost the battery icon on panel when I rotated the screen using ccw (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and can't get it back. dconf editor → com → canonical → indicator → appmenu → power shows icon policy ...
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1answer
39 views

Find X-Window Name

I am using a script called SendKeys (https://github.com/kyoto/sendkeys) which I want to use to send keyboard strokes to Skype. I am able to get SendKeys to works perfectly with pluma (a text editor) ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

UI Problem in Ubuntu after give update and run VLC player

I have Ubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo G580 machin.I have given update to my system two days before VLC player and other applications are working fine till that date.After that update i can't run VLC player ...
0
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1answer
36 views

12.10 - Not appear top bar, left bar and Compiz closed unexpectly

I'm sorry, my english is not good. I'm trying to start ubuntu after the 12.10 upgrade, but appeared a black screen with a _ white. Now, after read some questions here, I got start recovery mode and ...
1
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0answers
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 ...
2
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2answers
543 views

Ubuntu 12.10 gnome system monitor high cpu usage

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I tried to install numerous times, but always removed it because of loud fan noise. Me and my Bro have the same Notebook, a HP Compaq 615, and what grabbed my attention ...
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1answer
94 views

Updated some software - now cinnamon won't work, I think Gnome Desktop became default from unity, how to change this?

I updated my ubuntu 12.10 today and everything has got changed. The color, theme, the top window bar looks different. Earlier I was using Unity and it looks now Gnome has become the default. I was ...
0
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1answer
284 views

Evolution: Unable to open address book

After upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 I get the following error when trying to open evolution's addressbook: This address book cannot be opened. Please check that the path /home/... exists and that ...
1
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0answers
59 views

How can I enable screen saver on login?

System: Ubuntu 12.10 running Gnome The issue is that when Gnome launches, the mouse cursor is immediately placed over the Activities link enabling the Gnome menu. This means I can't immediately ...
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0answers
79 views

Different Desktop after upgrade/reboot causes folder lost

Some serious problem is happening on my PC. Sometimes when I update the ubuntu 12.10 system another desktop is showed after the reboot, with different wallpaper and folders. When I reboot the system ...
2
votes
1answer
116 views

Why my gnome terminal is set to root by default?

When I try to open up a new terminal in Ubuntu to do some operations, it always defaults to an admin based terminal with [sudo] password for xxxxxxxx: $ I need a regular terminal. How do I do this? I ...
2
votes
0answers
51 views

recent keystrokes visible on shutdown

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and use the Gnome 3 Shell. The problem is the following: If I press Esc during shutdown to show the shutdown messages instead of the splashscreen, sometimes it shows me all ...
0
votes
1answer
244 views

Gnome-shell Only Shows Wallpaper

So, I just installed gnome-shell on my Lubuntu 12.10. After I logged in with Gnome, it just stay there showing only wallpaper and my cursor and no, I cannot open a terminal emulator from there. ...
0
votes
1answer
323 views

no login screen after 12.10 ubuntu update

i am running dual boot os machine including windows7 and ubuntu. few days back, i did update to 12.10 version, and at that time i was using gnome fallback desktop environment. while doing update, i ...
5
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2answers
110 views

How to use Gnome's extensions

I tried asking this in the Unix & Linux stackexchange, but this may be a better place. I have been trying to install some Gnome extensions from the site https://extensions.gnome.org. I get the ...
1
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2answers
757 views

Accidentally deleted Gnome session, login no longer works

I'm sorry if this question has been asked already, but I think mine is a very rare case(if it is). So the story goes like this: I was able to "remove/uninstall" GNOME UI (I just want to call it UI, ...
0
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1answer
517 views

Ubuntu 12.10 DisplayLink Adapter No Green Screen

I initially wanted to get this working on 13.04, but have since given up. If I get it working on 12.10, I may decide to upgrade, but that's irrelevant until such a time. Unlike many reported cases ...
1
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1answer
287 views

Printer Job Always 'Stopped'

I am running Ubuntu 12.10/ GNOME 3 Remix (amd64). When I try to print anything from my Lexmark S605 Interact, the job automatically stops under job status. I might be missing something really ...
1
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1answer
138 views

Everything freezes except mouse. Ubuntu 12.10

I use ubuntu 12.10 32bit Gnome 3.6.0 with Unity GPU: Intel 3000 HD In about this computer: Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 GPU : Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2 ...
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2answers
210 views

cannot select desktop environments at login session [closed]

i cliked the weel at right top it showed number of DE when i cliked with mouse nothing is happining as a result i cannot use lxde pla.. help me
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votes
1answer
504 views

Upgrade 12.10(gnome installer) to 13.04(gnome)

I have installed clean Ubuntu with gnome desktop environment (This was installer only with gnome so no unity and not upgraded from unity to gnome). And I'm very happy with it, but there is a system ...
3
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2answers
4k views

How to setup Awesome WM with GNOME services on arbitrary Ubuntu?

tl;dr Is there a generic guide to set up GNOME background services to work with Awesome WM on any Ubuntu? The official guide doesn't seem to have been updated since Ubuntu 11.10. Another guide is ...
1
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0answers
163 views

12.10; NVidia 285; Gnome 3; Renderer shows Gallium

I know there have been a number of posts/articles about getting NVIDIA to work under Ubuntu. Yet after extensive searching I haven't found one that has gotten me where I need to be. Here is my ...
3
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1answer
7k views

Nvidia driver for GeForce GTX 660

I am having troubles installing the Nvidia driver on my new installation of Ubuntu Gnome Remix (12.10, at first). I would be very grateful if I could receive some help from a kind soul out there. I ...
1
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2answers
201 views

Gnome theme background color is black

I'm having a problem with my default Gnome 3.6.0 setup on 12.10. I used to create themes in Gnome 2 and Gnome 3.0, but I'm at loss to explain why my theme is black in the background. This problem is ...
1
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1answer
234 views

Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome 3 Login Screen Bad position

Operating System and Config: I have Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity removed and installed Gnome 3 desktop. Everything works fine but... When I turn on PC for the first time and Gnome loads the login ...
1
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8answers
2k views

Keyboard layout reverts at every boot

I am using 12.10 with Gnome 3. I changed LightDM to GDM. When I boot up keyboard layout changes to default US layout. When I add another layout to end of list at Region settings my selected layout ...
0
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1answer
202 views

Unity/GNOME/GTK3 & Other Desktop Issues

Well, it's been about a week, and i'm quite frustrated. I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my desktop, and i've run into more than a few problems along the way. First, it began with having ...
0
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1answer
132 views

Gnome 3 uninstall failed?

Oke now i really messed up my system. I have tried to uninstall gnome 3. I have followed this guide. But now my system do not anything at all. When I boot it stops when it needs to load the GUI. I ...
1
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2answers
59 views

secondary HDD problems with gnome

I have two HDDs running in my computer,however when I logon using GNOME,the drives do not appear unless I logout,log back in using the default ubuntu shell,open the drives,then logout and back in with ...
0
votes
2answers
536 views

12.10 blue screen, no panels

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10. The desktop is stuck on a blue screen, the panel bars at the top and bottom don't show up. My 2 screens are set to low resolution and mirror. I can open a terminal ...
1
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1answer
311 views

Gnome 3 Window Decoration

Is there a way to disable, on a per application basis, the window decoration associated with gnome? In this case, in particular it's windows associated with PlayonLinux/Wine. I still have to use ...
1
vote
1answer
423 views

Gnome Terminal ignores default profile size

I am using Gnome 3.6 Ubuntu 12.10 kernel 3.5. My problem is that I have my default profile for gnome terminal set to 80x43. However, most of the time when launching Gnome terminal from the launcher, ...
2
votes
0answers
104 views

Create a virtual desktop and share it over the internet

I was wondering if there is anyone who has an idea how to do a display trick. Here is the deal, I have Ubuntu on my laptop and we have a bunch of desktop computers in the university. I can't unplug ...
0
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1answer
150 views

Slow reboot and logout in gnome3, normal from terminal

My Ubuntu 12.10 Computer running Gnome shell rather than unity, is now very slow to logout or reboot from desktop. It reverts to generic Ubuntu icon theme, and the screen goes dim. Programs can still ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Will installing GNOME Shell affect Unity?

Is it possible to install GNOME 3 and switch between GNOME and Unity? If I run sudo apt-get install gnome-shell will it remove unity, or break it? I wanted to make sure, before I install GNOME. My ...
15
votes
4answers
6k views

How to remove items from Places sidebar in Nautilus 3.6?

I am attempting to remove bookmarks from the Places sidebar in Nautilus 3.6. Specifically, I would like to remove the "Pictures" item. I have found answers for older versions in which one can remove ...
2
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0answers
40 views

How can I assign hotkey on nautilus option “open file in text editor”?

Im used to F4 in Total Commander, and now looking for how to set it in nautilus.
2
votes
1answer
942 views

multitouch gestures in GNOME-Shell

I switched from Unity to GNOME, and I really miss the gestures on Unity (3 fingers window moving, expand to maximize, etc). I have two finger scrolling and two finger tap to right click out of the ...
1
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0answers
204 views

Will re-installing “gnome session fall back” fix that applet error?

After login I often get the error applet complete has quit unexpectedly. Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit 3.5.0-24-generic 12 GB RAM 1 TB HDD When the message appears on boot up it always provides the ...
0
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1answer
197 views

Gnome 3 on 12.10 notification panel disables bottom of screen

I can't cilck on anything in the bottom 2cm of my screen, which I think is due to the Gnome notification panel - how can I disable this or stop it deactivating my screen?
3
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0answers
392 views

Can change background only from Gnome, not from Unity

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and I see when I right click on the desktop and click on change desktop background, all I get is the system settings dialogue and not the change desktop ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Is there Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version with Wubi installer?

The question says it all. I want to have Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome version. I can't find any Wubi version. Is this even possible?
3
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2answers
301 views

Gnome3 Install fail on 12.10

I recently upgraded to 12.10 and found it was running a little slow. My laptop is a few years old and so I accept that the issue is probably my hardware. When looking online I found it mentioned on ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

What is the best way to get MTP working properly?

Anyone have any news on the latest/best way to get Sony's proprietary MTP working properly on Ubuntu GNOME? Ubuntu GNOME Shell Remix 12.10 amd64. Sony Xperia U (no SD card support, only internal ...
1
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0answers
40 views

Can't record using Gnome Shell

When I hit Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R in Gnome Shell, I get no visual feedback, no file is saved if I do it twice on ~/Videos/ or ~/. I get this error on ~/.xsession-errors: Window manager warning: Log level ...
1
vote
3answers
7k views

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS vs. Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

should I pick Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS or 12.10 for my home machine? I know that Ubuntu 12.04 is LTS but 12.10 is newer. But what should I pick now? Can I use Gnome 3 Shell (apt-get install gnome-shell) ...
2
votes
0answers
948 views

GNOME Display Manager fails to load on startup

I have installed gnome on my ubuntu 12.10. When i installed it, it initially worked fine for first two times but after that whenever i boot, it fails to start the display manager. The screen turns ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Clipboard manager with “history paste” support?

I am looking for a clipboard manager, but I don't want one that just keeps a list so I can select an item to bring it to the front of the clipboard, nah, that's too easy. What I am looking for is a ...