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Overlapping line from smaller disaply in dualhead mode

I have a problem on both gnome shell and unity that is best described with the following photo: http://i.imgur.com/JQwr3Rh.jpg This is my external monitor. It's a FHD monitor and my laptop monitor is ...
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Show Application Switcher in all Displays

How can I configure the application switcher to be shown in all displays in Gnome Shell? Can I do the same with the activities search and menu?
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Run .bash_profile script at login

i'm working on a deb package that allows the administrator to create another account and run that account automatically in kiosk mode. I created the user, specified a shortkey and put that in a hidden ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. Login screen doesn't appear

I had been using Ubuntu Gnome for over 3 months now, without any issues. Today, when I tried to boot the os, I couldn't see the login screen. Instead, it shows the Screen with Gnome logo and it isn't ...
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How can “git gui” open repository from parent directory?

I start Git GUI tool using command git gui or git citool. I wanted to add another entry to right click script menu (already have dozens of commands) and created a script like this: #!/bin/sh git ...
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Installation of a .pak file? [duplicate]

I'm somewhat new to Ubuntu so please be patient with me. Ubuntu 13.10 using the newest GNOME shell. I downloaded the new Popcorn Time app for Linux. It came in a .zip file. After unzipping, it came ...
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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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icon-theme.cache disk space? [duplicate]

disk space is usually not too important, but I am wondering about the following on a fairly vanilla gnome ubuntu 13.10 install: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 13709124 Oct 16 17:51 ...
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Disable GNOME (Compiz) task switcher grouping

I'm currently running GNOME (GNOME Shell 3.10.4; Compiz) on ubuntu. Alt+Tab does the expected (and "correct") behavior of showing the task switcher, enabling to switch between current open ...
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All themes are not appearing in Ubuntu 13.10

I a using ubuntu 13.10 and I can not see all available themes in either 'Appearance' or 'unity-tweak tool' Though I have many theme in /usr/share/themes' directory. I do not have~/.themes` folder. Do ...
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How to install Gnome 3.10 to UBuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Please tell me how to install the latest Gnome in Ubuntu 12.04? I tried, but had installed the very old version 3.4. Please tell me how to install the latest version?
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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 ...
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How to add “open with custom command” option in right click menu of Nautilus

Sometimes while going to open a file from Nautilus I do not find the intended application in "open with" menu on right click. Or the desired application remains hidden in a long list of applications. ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 GNOME: visual glitch when hovering over icons

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME 13.10, and this is the only obvious issue so far. Every time I hover over an icon of any sort, a pixelated green glitch occurs on the icon that the mouse is hovering ...
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blank screen on entering the password? [duplicate]

I recently installed the nvidia driver to my lenovo laptop.After that i updated the system,from then onwards after entering the password it is showing the blank screen and background process are ...
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Customize gedit color theme as python idle

class Player(): My gedit used python idle theme so when i type this piece, 'class' show orange but 'Player' is black. so if i want change classname or function name's color into blue, what should i ...
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GNOME Input Source switching - I can only switch once using shortcuts?

I have GNOME installed on Ubuntu 13.10, and I enables several input methods (Japanese Anthy, Korean Hangeul and Chinese Pinyin) in addition to my English (US) keyboard. I set the shortcut to ...
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Getting a Global Menu on Xubuntu 13.10

How do I get a true global menu on Xubuntu or Ubuntu/Gnome 3 Classic 13.10? I don't want the Unity autohiding menu, just a horizontal global menu that lives in a toolbar on top of the screen. I know ...
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Change background and foreground color of special windows

I'm customizing my Xubuntu theme. With GNOME Color Chooser I can change most of the default option regarding the colours of windows background. But seems that for some special widows like Volume ...
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Gnome2 Network applet issue - annoying another icon appears.

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, installed the gnome-2 mate desktop environment. One thing that annoys me the most is the network icon in the panel. Ok, so the network applet runs when the system starts. To ...
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Chrome Locking up Session

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, running Gnome 3, and yesterday I installed Pepper Flash. Ever since Chrome has been locking up on different webpages. At first it was strictly Youtube but now it seems ...
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login sound not playing

i had originally changed the login sound from the default and had it for a year,now that i want to change it to something else it just isnt playing.i followed all the instructions mentioned in all the ...
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Where do I find the applications menu editor?

In a Ubuntu forum, I was researching on how to open wine programs. I found some instructions that may be useful. I can successfully download the programs, but I don't know how to open them. Here the ...
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Graphical problems with 13.10 / GNOME on MacBook Pro 9.1 (13'', Mid 2012)

I have a fresh Saucy installation on my MacBook Pro with a 'little' problem: When I open gnome-terminal, I only see the borders of the window but no window content. Purging the package gnome-terminal ...
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Black screen and cursor only when I log in in 13.10 [duplicate]

When I log in to my user account, or guest or any other, I get a black screen and I can see a cursor icon and move it. But nothing else is on screen, can't run commands with ALT-F2, meta keys don't ...
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Gnome 3.12 compatibility with gnome 13.1

I just wanted to ask, does the new gnome release fix the compatibility issues that are present in gnome 3.1 for Ubuntu 13.10? I can't stand unity desktop but I put off installing gnome 3.10 because ...
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can i install Unity on gnome 3?

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 3.10, can I install Unity on Gnome, or will it break Gnome? Or should I do a fresh install? Thanks
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Gnome shortcuts doesn't work

I installed Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu 13.10 and ran my IntelliJ IDEA, but the system shortcuts, like ctrl+c, ctrl+z, ctrl+v do not work there. It works well in Google Chrome. Any ideas why this happens ? ...
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Is gnome-calendar usable, and how do I use it?

I just found this: https://wiki.gnome.org/Design/Apps/Calendar which seems nice! Is this something that I can use? How do I install it?
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Rhythmbox Midi Error

When I open Rhythmbox this program detect my midi files. When I want to install midi extension I see it: I have Gnome graphical environment and I don't know what can I do. Sorry for the mistakes, ...
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error when logging in flashes by too fast for me to read it

I had to do a hard reset on my machine because my Ubuntu VM in VMWare Player was completely frozen and causing some strange behavior. Waited about 5 minutes, then hit the reset switch. Now when I try ...
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How do install Gnome Subtitles? [duplicate]

How do I install Gnome Subtitles? I have this problem. How do I fix it??? alan@alan-Latitude-D530:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-subtitles Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Theme identification (ubuntu 11.10) and file location unknown! [closed]

Where can I find the directory and files, related to the theme above, which I believe is part of KDE (but I am not to sure about that)?! I'd like to make some changes, just like: Integrating ...
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Fix fans and network icon in Ubuntu 13.10 (Gnome)

I just reinstalled my computer with Ubuntu server 13.10 and gnome, I had Ubuntu desktop 13.10 on the same computer before. I noticed that the fans are running a lot more now than before the ...
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How to bring out the tray at the bottom in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. I accidentally moved the cursor somewhere near the right-bottom part of the screen and it brought out this pane - I want to know how do you get to that pane. Are there ...
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How to remap pgup and pgdown to home and end Thinkpad X1 Carbon Ubuntu 13.10 Gnome-shell

I have used the xmodmap technique, I even made a file called .Xmodmap and put it in the start up commands in the gnome tweak tool, but there are still occasions where the buttons don't perform what I ...
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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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Text shadow in gnome-shell.css for currently active window

I am trying to edit the gnome-shell.css file for my current theme on Gnome 3.6 Ubuntu and cannot find the entry for the currently active window as I'd like to remove the text shadow.
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window title bars are not displaying correctly 13.10 when laptop plugged in

) As you can see the window title bars are completely messed up (partly transparent or white) when they should be all grey according to the ambiance theme when plugged in. And the weird thing is it ...
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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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How do I change the color of an icon

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
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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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gnome 3.4 use gnome search/scope to run some web query

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 with gnome 3.4 I wonder if it's possible to use the "scope" - the search line in the desktop overview, to run some web query - like the omnibox in chrome, for example search ...
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Computer fails to wake up after hibernate

I recently fresh-installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite L455 after several unsuccessful attempts at upgrading from a previous version. After resolving several minor glitches I find myself ...
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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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keyboard shortcuts not working in gnome 3.10

i am not a fun of unity so i decided to install gnome 3 on my PC which is running Ubuntu 13.10. but after the installation, i am failing to use some shortcuts like Ctrl+Alt+T to open termiinal and ...
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Chrome and Chromium both frequently freezing on a fresh Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 install

I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 Since then i experience a lot of issues both with chromium and google-chrome-stable. At about every 3rd launch I get the message 'couldn't log in properly'. ...
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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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13.10 Gnome side screens

I'm running Gnome 3.10.1 and I'm trying to watch a video on my tv via HDMI cable. The problem I'm encountering is that I have those 2 side screens on the right side of the homescreen that I can ...