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Gnome-classic, new windows remain buried behind other window

I have recently moved from ARCH Linux to Ubuntu 11.10. I switched to using Gnome-Classic and noticed strange behaviours with the windows whenever I open them. I have setup Launchers on the Panel to ...
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587 views

Why does the network indicator become invisible (one-pixel wide) in Gnome-Classic on 11.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10, and when running in GNOME Classic I no longer see an icon for the nm-applet in the top panel. However the applet is running: jsteele@jsteele-00:~$ ps aux | grep nm-applet ...
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2answers
546 views

Workspace Switcher does not highlight active workspace

I recently upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and I am running gnome-session-fallback. Everything is working perfectly fine for me except that in the workspace switcher at the bottom left there is no ...
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1answer
466 views

Alt+F10 to maximise window in 12.04 with gnome-classic no effects?

How can I use Alt+F10 to maximise window in 12.04 with gnome-classic no effects? I was able to use it in 11.10, but now, if I am in gnome-terminal and I want to maximise it, I get a symbol ;3~ and ...
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1answer
130 views

Interface stopped working when Compiz effects are on

I've been running Gnome-classic with Compiz effects since the release of 11.10. Today, I rebooted, and the gnome panel, docky window manager, and basically all interface elements stopped loading when ...
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2answers
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Why can't I get a working session with vnc4server

We have a couple of (identical) Ubuntu 11.10 machines, configured with gnome-classic, which we use as remote servers, and let our clients log into personal user accounts we create for them using ...
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2answers
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Can I make my desktop icons smaller?

I would like to make all my desktop icons slightly smaller. I know I can do each one manually but that is impractical given I create and destroy about 20 files a day on my desktop. I need an answer ...
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2answers
957 views

How do I stop Banshee from putting a notification in the panel for every song?

As a playlist or internet radio station plays, a notification pops up in the top right corner every time the song changes. I can't find any way either within Banshee or settings in general to stop ...
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1answer
3k views

Why does the “d” key minimizes and restores the terminal?

I have a remote system on which I defined two accounts - an administrator and a standard user. The machine was fallbacked from Unity to GNOME. I use vnc4server to remotely connect to the system, and ...
0
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1answer
241 views

How to auto-start a program in a standalone session?

I have made a new stand alone session like in this topic, but i want to auto-start dockbarx in only this session i follow this topic but it is auto-start in all gnome-fallback sessions, so what to do ...
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1answer
149 views

It is possible to change the icon theme on a remastered live cd?

writing a *.override file in /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas doesn change anything. If i edit the xml file the system will crash.
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0answers
144 views

Restore bottom panel/gnome classic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset Unity and Gnome to default values I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and deleted my "bottom panel" so i could run glx-dock. I ended up not liking it and wanted to restore ...
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1answer
2k views

Gnome Session Fallback with Compiz -> Alt Click on Panel

As described here is is possible to enable the window snapping by activating Compiz. However this also disables the Alt+ ability on the panel. So after activating Compiz it is not possible anymore to ...
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1answer
520 views

Big ugly icons in notification area [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10, with Gnome classic DE and Ambiance theme. I really like it, but one thing is driving me crazy - there are big ...
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1answer
494 views

How can I show the application name in the panel?

I'm using GNOME Fallback Mode with Indicator applets in the panel, since they've recently been ported to GNOME 3. I installed the indicator-appmenu package and I'm using it on the GNOME Panel. ...
0
votes
1answer
352 views

How to highlight active workspace switcher's workspace name?

I am using Gnome Classic in 11.10 and when I select a particular workspace it does not highlight it, so I do not know on which workspace I am unless I remember which one I clicked. I have no ...
2
votes
1answer
263 views

Why is my laptop not using the new Firefox menu layout?

On my desktop computer, Firefox has the new, more compact menu, where all menus are collapsed under where it says "Firefox", and the tabs are beside it: But on my laptop, it's still using the older ...
4
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1answer
7k views

Missing window list on bottom panel in gnome-classic

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Classic, and I got one more problem with the display. When I launch programs, the corresponding icons are not on the bottom panel anymore... How can I solve this ...
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1answer
377 views

GNOME Shell is simply Gnome Classic. What am I doing wrong?

I am trying to introduce my friend to the amazing that is GNOME Shell. So I opened a terminal and ran sudo apt-get install gnome-shell and all went apparently well. After restarting, on the login ...
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0answers
144 views

Ubuntu 11.10 can't start with gnome-classic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set the GNOME Classic login to be the default with autologin? I've installed gnome-pannel on my 11.10 ubuntu and i would like start with gnome classic. But it's ...
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1answer
786 views

Where are the Gnome Fallback Configuration User Files?

I am trying to find the Gnome Panel layout File for the user. Under the User's Folder I'm not finding it under .gnome2 or .gconf or anything. I found the Default XML file under ...
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2answers
278 views

Is a GNOME3 fallback session without the panels possible on the LiveCD?

Is a Gnome 3 fallback session without the panels, that doesn't conflict with unity possible on a live CD? On an installed system it works when I write a *.session in /usr/share/gnome-session. But on ...
6
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1answer
870 views

Why can't I change my icon theme in gnome-classic?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 (updated) and gnome-classic (I missed it :3) I've tried setting my icon theme, GTK theme, and window theme in gnome-tweak-tool, as well as Ubuntu Tweak, gconf-editor, and ...
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0answers
156 views

Is there no way to set sound to default to mute in Gnome-Classic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I automatically mute the volume at every boot? On my laptop I run Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Classic. Whenever I log in, the volume is set to around 50%. I often ...
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1answer
392 views

Compiz no longer auto starts on login

When I first installed Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome-Classic, Compiz wouldn't run, and so I solved it by asking here on askubuntu. However, after the most recent set of updates a couple days ago, Compiz no ...
4
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1answer
981 views

Keyboard shortcuts in gnome-classic

I am using gnome-classic in ubuntu 11.10 & I am not able to figure out the shortcut for the "Applications" list and "Places" list.
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4answers
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Will 12.04 default into Unity the way 11.10 did?

When I upgraded to 11.10 from 11.04, on first boot I was put into the Unity shell. However, since then, I have opted to use Gnome-Classic. My question is, when Ubuntu 12.04 comes out next April, will ...
2
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1answer
372 views

Can Unity be uninstalled?

Recently when doing an update, I noticed I was downloading a bunch of packages related to Unity. I use Gnome-Classic, and have no intention of ever using Unity. So, I thought I might save myself some ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How can I manage keyboard shortcuts? [closed]

In 10.04, I've had a keyboard shortcut defined via it's keyboard settings applet. Recently I have upgraded to 11.10 (I use gnome-classic). This shortcut still works, but I can't find it in System ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Where is the 3D windows setting for the cube in compiz open GL for gnome 3.2 (ubuntu classic) configuration manager?

Incredibly useful when working with a lot windows open but missing on CompizConfig Setting Manager in 11.10 x86 Desktop version. I was copying my settings from my big 10.04 64bit workstation, but the ...
2
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4answers
2k views

How do I disable Ctrl+Alt+Left/Right?

I use GNOME Classic. There is no Ctrl+Alt+Left/Right shortcut in System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts. It should be configured somewhere else. But where?
4
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1answer
1k views

How Can I Set the Unhide Speed of the Gnome-Classic Panel?

I have installed gnome-session-fallback. I followed Håkon A. Hjortland's excellent instructions from How to customize the gnome classic panel, but autohide (and even more importantly unhide) is still ...
0
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3answers
3k views

I don't have permission for anything! please help

Running Ubuntu 11.10 in gnome classic, I just changed it to make gnome classic the auto login choice and now I cannot delete files, save files, or anything. I tried using the command: sudo chown -R ...
3
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4answers
3k views

11.10 runs really choppy and slow, but not if I choose “Gnome Classic”

I'd like to use Unity with Ubuntu 11.10, but everything from Unity runs really choppy and slow. I have an ATI graphics card and I have installed the drivers through "Additional Drivers". The drivers ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Where does GNOME 3 store panel orientation?

What file does Gnome3 (without Unity) store the top/bottom panel "orientation" settings in? This sort of thing used to be available in the gconf-editor under apps/panel, but there doesn't seem to be ...
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vote
1answer
2k views

Compiz profile is screwed up when switching from Unity to GNOME Classic

Gnome Classic defaults to using metacity (at least, for me). When I activate compiz (compiz --replace), the unity panel and launcher show up. This is due to Unity being a compiz plugin. Is there any ...
2
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2answers
908 views

What is button5?

I want to record my Desktop and use zoom function. I changed Zoom in shortcut to <super>button5 and when I click Windows logo and scroll my mouse, it doesn't work. What I am doing wrong?
2
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0answers
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Mouse won't work at startup when running classic gnome-failsafe desktop and auto-login [closed]

I've got a laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 with classic gnome-failsafe desktop and auto-login set up. Sometimes, when I start the laptop and after typing in the gnome-keyring password, the touchpad cursor ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Can I disable the alt+window+right click behaviour for editing panels in Gnome Classic?

In Gnome Classic 11.10, when you want to make edits to the Gnome Panel, you have to press Alt + Super and then right click. I believe in some cases it's just Alt and right click, but because of ...
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3answers
1k views

Is there a future for Gnome Classic?

Note: This question has the potential to cause unneccessary debate about the merits and demerits of Unity, Gnome3, and Gnome Classic. I would like to avoid that and concentrate solely on the issue of ...
0
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1answer
354 views

Can I control where windows open in Gnome Classic?

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric with Gnome Classic and Compiz. When I open some applications, they appear near the top of the screen, underneath the top panel. This means I can't grab the to bar of ...
6
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3answers
2k views

How do I get xmonad to run with the GNOME fallback session?

I'm not having luck getting XMonad to run in 11.10 (x64, fresh install) with a gnome fallback session. I've tried adapting the instructions from http://markhansen.co.nz/xmonad-ubuntu-lucid/ and ...
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4answers
22k views

How do I enable compiz in Gnome Classic?

I am running Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10. My understanding is that Gnome Classic is with Compiz effects, and Gnome Classic (No Effects) has no Compiz. However, when i run Gnome Classic, compiz does not ...
5
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3answers
10k views

Is there anything better than gnome-session-fallback aka Classic Gnome?

I upgraded today to find the following desktop options: Unity (2D/3D): It's hard to describe how much I dislike Unity without breaking various codes of conduct, so I'll leave it as: do not want. ...
8
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1answer
931 views

How to install/start Ubuntu classic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? I have installed 11.10 and I understand it doesn't come with Ubuntu classic but if I really want to go back and not use Unity what ...