Questions related to "GUI"s - that is, a Graphical User Interface. (As opposed to a Command line interface from a terminal)

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How to open file in GUI mode with terminal?

learning and exploring ubuntu documentation I could not find the section as you can open the file in a graphics mode, that is such a file 1.txt terminal displays the contents but I would love to see ...
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could not open gui in on dedicated server after installing unity

After installing 14.04 Server and installing Unity I could not load the gui. This is the error I got: Loading extension GLX modprobe: ERROR: ../libkmod/libkmod.c:556 kmod_search_moddep() could not ...
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How do i install a GUI for my Ubuntu Server 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTE, but i want a lightweight GUI, as it makes easier things for me. How can i do that? Which one do you recommend?
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xinit fails on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I need to run on my server application with GUI. The only way to connect to the server is via SSH. So what I have already have done is sudo apt-get install xosview xosview is simple program with ...
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Where are the settings for disabling Nepomuk and Akonadi in the UI?

Where are the settings for disabling Nepomuk and Akonadi in the UI? It used to be possible to disable Akonadi and Nepomuk from the desktop UI, but I can't seem to find them anymore. Have they been ...
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incomplete gui after resetting compiz [on hold]

I had many problems with compiz. For example when I switched with Ctrl + Alt + Arrow the Desktop, the gui crashed. When I was lucky, the Windows were only moved to Desktop 1 and a window popped up ...
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Failed to fetch when tryihng to install GUI on 14.04 server

I apologize ahead of time if this was answered already in a previous thread. I have set up ubuntu 14.04 server. I am trying to install a GUI on it and when I accept how much space the GUI will take, ...
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14.04 install does not start

Trying to install 14.04 on a Dell XPSL702X. Using external CD reader. Loaded BIOS defaults, tried SATA in AHCI/ATA modes, didn't matter. Setup will sit at the Ubuntu dots forever. Restart, hit ...
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Why do konsole and kate have different menubar color than other apps?

Here are some screenshots: I am using Kubuntu 14.04.
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Can't change color of GUI after upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04 i386

I push Apply but only changed color of Customize Look and Feel: I close and start again Customize Look and Feel and see again white theme (I need dark for my eyes).
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Vertical line of white pixels between launcher and maximized application (Firefox)

Is this a bug or is it expected? How can it be solved if it's not expected?
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Most of Ubuntu GUI is missing after installing updates [duplicate]

I recently installed 14.04 on a 20GB partition. Everything was working fine. I was watching YouTube and had got my wireless adapter working as well as my graphics card, so I figured I would update ...
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Graphical pkexec require username and password

I am wondering if there is a way to have the graphical authentication part of pkexec ask for a username as well as a password instead of just a password. The computer I am trying to get set up is on ...
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Ubuntu14.04 installed but no GUI

I have windows 7 64 bit on my system, I installed ubuntu 14.04 with help of daemon tools. everything runs smoothly and while booting of ubuntu , i seen a /tmp directory issue which ignore withI now ...
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Launch gnome-terminal into GUI via TTY

My GUI is completely messed up and I need to get the gnome terminal working. Ctrl-Alt-T doesn't work because Unity or Gnome are broken. All I'm getting is a mouse and another program that I launched ...
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Using Ubuntu 14.04 within a light version UI [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and the laptop is from 2008 and it does not have good staff, so I believe that I should use lubuntu or xubuntu but I learnt that the default software of them are really ...
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GUI is not coming after installing UBUNTU 14.04 [duplicate]

I have the same problem. I can not see GUI only a black screen with one curser in top left corner blinking. One time only I could open the terminal but NO GUI at all. NOTE: when booting from PenDrive ...
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Developing Mir GUI on Ubuntu Server

The question is: How would I develop a C++ GUI application using Mir on Ubuntu server? I've installed all the packages that relate to Mir: mir-demos, unity-system-compositor, libunity-mir-dev, ...
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Is there a standalone graphical application for configuring Network Manager?

I was working through a kiosk computing question yesterday. Somebody is trying to deploy Ubuntu as a single-application appliance in a way that they can hand the machine to a client and it'll let them ...
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What to learn Ubuntu application development in python, where to start?

I know basic python and i love it. I want to learn how to develop and publish Ubuntu applications in python but don't know where to start (I mean "the standard ways" to do so). It would be good if you ...
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GUI applications doesn't ask for sudo password

I have bought a VPS and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. However I needed a GUI, so I installed xubuntu-desktop packages and a vnc server. That part just works fine, I also created a user, and added it ...
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After updating ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu-proposed using software updater on jun 27th built-in notebook display keeps showing boot screen

after updating ubuntu 14.04 using software updater to ubuntu-proposed automatic displays configuration stopped working correctly. My built-in notebook display keeps showing ubuntu boot screen(the one ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 loads without GUI (can access terminal) - Xorg.log&screenshot

I really need your help on finding out what can I do with this problem. I found some "fixes" online but none of them was helpful. I am kind of new to Ubuntu (and linux in general). If I am missing ...
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what's the best package to add to an Ubuntu VPS account to get a terminal window?

For my Pair Networks VPS (running Ubuntu 10.04 on AMD64), and working install details with its illustrious support team, I am interested in suggestions for a robust terminal quasi-GUI'd window package ...
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Any interface for building a server in Linux Xubuntu. (not desktop) [closed]

Is there any interface or program that I could install on my Linux Xubuntu that would help me set up a server using the terminal as little as possible?
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Ubuntu 14.04 gui not working after login [duplicate]

Yesterday I update ubuntu 14.04. It asked to restart the pc, after restarting it and logging into my account, only wallpaper is displayed. I tried the following by pressing ctrl+alt+f1 : sudo apt-get ...
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Desktop empty after login Ubuntu 14.04

I really need someone's help. I don't know waht else to do, I've read all forums trying all sort of manipulations without managing to solve my problem. After my login my desktop is empty. I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ignoring network settings performed in the UI?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server, and then added a minimal desktop like so: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop --no-install-recommends Then I complemented the install with the following ...
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Gnome problem with 14.04

I got an install of 14.04 Server on my VPS. I then installed the GUI with: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop, then installed VNC with vnc4server. Now I have this really, bugged gray screen instead ...
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How to contribute to Ubuntu Desktop Environment UI, Unity as a Designer? [duplicate]

How to contribute to Ubuntu Desktop Environment UI, Unity as a Designer? Can my ideas be considered?
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Which Git GUI can show list of files inside stash?

It was very easy in Sourcetree but this tool is not available on Linux
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Can't login after running startx [duplicate]

Think I have totally messed my system up, and it's a case of lesson learned for not reading things correctly maybe. For some reason my GUI stopped loading after logging into ubuntu 12.04, think I ...
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Downgrade Matlab java from 7 to 6 in Ubuntu error [on hold]

I'm trying to downgrade Matlab java from 7 to 6 because of some problem in Ubuntu like problem in creating GUI (using GUIDE) in Matlab.The Application and figures that I created with Matlab R2014a in ...
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12.04 laptop screen showing blue and white - no gui on external monitor

please forgive my ignorance on a number of your potential answers as i'm new to Linux. Basically I turned my laptop on one day a while back and was greeted with a black screen. I've since spent a ...
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cannot use visual mode GUI through ssh -XY <ip_address>

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and I am trying to ssh to log into a remote server which is also running ubuntu 12.04. I am using "ssh -X ". I can log into the remote server smoothly, but cannot use the ...
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how to create GUI for embedded systems

I need to create a GUI for a program that I will build to run in a minimal version of linux in an embedded system that i am making. Not sure if I'm going with arm or small factor x86 architecture and ...
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Running a python program from Ubuntu's 14.04 GUI [closed]

I would like to launch a terminal window and run a python program, but 14.04 does not seem to have the ability to do so like some older versions. I would like to click on an icon and it start a ...
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getting error in opening py file [duplicate]

I'm installing a software in Ubuntu 12.04 and got the following error: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7638369/ server@ubuntu:~/Desktop/revkit-1.3$ ./tools/gui/gui.py Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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GUI won't load, but the desktop background loads. Can't access the terminal [duplicate]

Having trouble with the Ubuntu GUI. I can log in just fine (see this)... everything looks normal there. But as soon as I put in my password, I get this. I tried a few different troubleshooting ...
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Lightdm does not start automatically

When booting Lubuntu 14.04, a terminal screen is shown instead of the usual graphical log-in screen. Then, I have to type sudo lightdm and use Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch to the graphical log-in screen. I ...
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Ubuntu VM 14.04 GUI

I have installed ubuntu VM image 14.04 and i used startx command to display the GUI ,it worked fine. After restarting the VM , I am not able to see the left side menu bar. However the menu bar is ...
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Can the OS be the problem that makes my pc not show correctly?

Let me explain what I mean by showing incorrectly: http://m.imgur.com/xfaRNnE I run Ubuntu 14.04, I updated the software througj the automatic updater and after restarting this happened. It is ...
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how do i start unity manually upon boot?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I was wondering how could I start the GUI manually upon booting the system. For example, I'd like the system to start at a black tty screen, it asks for my ...
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Why are there fewer official apps for linux ?eg:(Official Google Drive/GUI Git etc are missing) [closed]

Take GIT GUI apps for Linux(Example) ,compare them to Mac/Windows apps here You would probably feel the difference.Why is this ,Linux , in spite of being powerful , free , open source hasn't been ...
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How do I remove unwanted sensors from the psensor main panel?

Is there any way to remove the other sensors that I am not drawing on the graph? I would have thought that the option under Psensor -> Sensor Preferences -> "Display sensor in the Application ...
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How can I put Fedora GUI onto Ubuntu?

Okay, I'm pretty new to Linux-based systems, so if I say something wrong or ask something dumb, please bear with me. I have a project for school that requires some extensive work inside of the ...
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create bootable disk of os x mavericks with ubuntu

Is there a graphical method to create a bootable disk of mac os x 10.9 from ubuntu. I found one method : ...
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Audiobox.fm Quiet Terminal?

I am really enjoying the service offered by Audiobox.fm in regards to acting as a Music Streaming server on Ubuntu 14.04. See Product. I am a novice linux user and would like to know if anyone else ...
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Ubuntu mixed boot

I have a problem during boot my Ubuntu starts with console interface, then switches to GUI. In this video you can see how it happens: http://youtu.be/-Ps26OCwsgM Thanks for the help in advance.
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HELP: I Broke Ubuntu By Uninstalling Compiz

I'm still getting used to Linux, having come from Windows. I was receiving an error that "compiz" had crashed a few times so I figured I'd uninstall it. sudo apt-get remove compiz sudo apt-get ...