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menu item selection problems

This might sound weird: I'm using gnome2 and try to set up Thunderbird message filters. However if I try to select the action I'm not able to select the right entry in the sub-sub-menu, because the ...
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Install Gnome2 (ubuntu-desktop) on Ubuntu 13.04 - Desktop X86-64 [duplicate]

How can I install the Gnome 2 version of the Ubuntu-Desktop package on Ubuntu 13.04 - Desktop X86-64? I'm aware of the various alternatives and forks (they don't meet my desires), and I've tried ...
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Window decoration and multi touch problems on cold boot

Not sure whether this has been answered, but I haven't been able to find it, so if someone knows where the relevant thread is, please do direct me to it. This morning, Ubuntu froze when I opened a ...
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How do I get the good ol' timezone world map back?

This is the biggest thing I miss from Gnome 2 – the world map with daylight and location markers of favourite cities, followed by a list of timezones with weather status! Shame on whoever thought it ...
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How do I restore Ubuntu's default interface?

When I downloaded and install nvidia drivers, both the top bar and bottom bar disappeared. When I removed them, some applications worked, but the bars are still missing and fancy shortcuts such as ...
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Replacement of Alt-F2 (Gnome2) in recent KDE

I am currently on Ubuntu 10.10 and use Alt+F2 quiet a lot. I can enter commands I can enter paths ... and I have autocompletion for example to open /home/myuser I can type /ho/my I will upgrade ...
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Remember gnome-terminal position across multiple desktop after reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to pin programs to specific workspaces, without CCSM? I work with several virtual desktop (Gnome desktop) and several terminal with several tab in each ...
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Custom local menu in GNOME 2

[USER@LAPTOP ~] dpkg -l | grep -i gnome-desktop ii gnome-desktop-data 1:2.30.2-0ubuntu1 Common files for GNOME desktop apps ii ...
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how to install gnome2 on lubuntu11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? Now i am running lubuntu11.10, which is based on lxde, i want to install gnome2 on lubuntu, iow, i want to have both gnome2 and lxde on ...
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Uninstalling Gnome 3 and reverting back to Gnome 2?

Is it possible to completely purge anything Gnome3 and completely revert to gnome 2 with the panel and stuff. I do not want to get suggestions on how to get to the classic session, I want to know how ...
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How to add a launcher to a program/script inside my home dir?

I'm still using Gnome 2, and I want to add a launcher to gnome-panel that will run: ~/bin/foobar.sh. However, when I tried that, it gives me: Failed to execute child process "~/bin/foobar.sh" (No ...
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Unity-2D is slow on my computer

I have an old computer which works nicely with Gnome-2 (10.04 LTS). I swapped out the hard drive and installed 11.10 for testing purposes getting ready for 12.04 LTS but Unity-2D is painfully slow, ...
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How to update Gnome applications without updating past 2.x? [closed]

I am looking to do is update Gnome applications without updating all of gnome to 3.x using the gnome3-team/gnome3 PPA. What i want specifically is to update Gedit, Nautilus, Movie Player etc. past ...
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file:// protocol connected with wrong program

I have the problem that when I open some programs/documents in Gnome, the wrong application is launched to open these. I think I already narrowed the problem, that everything that is called with ...
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The keyboard sometimes doesn't work

I just installed Oneiric. The problem that I have with the unity desktop is that it's slow, and sometimes the keyboard just stops working while the mouse moves and I can click. At the same time I can ...
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Can I have old gnome 2 in ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? how can I install old gnome-2 in Ubuntu 11.10? I'm aware of gnome-session-fallback but I don't like it: no system menu, large panel, ...
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Unity equivalent to the Gnome 2 system monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity? I'm using gnome 2 right now and looking to switch to unity, but one thing that I really miss is the ...
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How do I remove drivers from the blacklist? [closed]

I have a computer with a nVidia geforce go 7400 graphics chip, and it has the same problem with the 7300 - unity won't work with it because it is blacklisted. I use UNITY_FORCE_START=1 to get unity ...
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Getting the banshee-extension-soundmenu in 10.04?

I've tried to install banshee-extension-soundmenu which isn't available in my 10.04 repos, so I did some research but couldn't find a repo that offers it for my Ubuntu version. How can I install it ...
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Is Gnome2.x going to be completely obsolete from all Linux distro?

I don't quite like Gnome3, or maybe it's just Unity (for the moment)? Was wondering if all Linux distro is going to eventually adapt and move to Gnome3 and have similar interface? I know there is ...
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Firefox global application menu in Classic Desktop? [closed]

I am using Natty without unity, but I am a fan of the global menu applet. Unfortunately, it does not work for Firefox 5 (and other programs that draw them themselves). How can I activate the special ...
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How to install Gnome2 on Xubuntu?

How to install Gnome2 on xubuntu 11.04 ?
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Compile gedit 3 to use on Gnome 2

I'm on Gnome 2.32.1 (Ubuntu 11.04), and I would like to use gedit 3 on my current desktop environment. To achieve this, I think I could compile gedit 3 and its dependent libraries with a custom ...
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Will upgrading to 11.04 destroy my current desktop settings?

I've had problems the last few upgrades. Things have been added to Ubuntu that I don't particularly care for. Window buttons have moved, Indicator Applets have sprung up, menu icons have vanished and ...
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How will the gnome2 notification area removal affect apps on Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indicator applet-less applications? If I understood it correctly the plan is to remove the notification area from the gnome2 applet, blocking notifications from all apps ...