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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What is the correct Gnome UI terminology?

There is the top bar, the message thing at the bottom, the activities overview section with all its little bits, but what are they officially called? What is the correct Gnome UI terminology which ...
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Problems with UI in Ubuntu 14.04 using gnome-shell 3.12

For a few days I have some problems with gnome-shell (I think), I'll try to explain this because I don't know how to show it, when I try to make some movements within "Files" the app itself closes ...
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What GUIs are there for making a custom Ubuntu distro?

I already tried getting Ubuntu Builder and Remastersys, but the file hosts for them seem to be shut down. Are there any other GUIs for making a distro?
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Ubuntu server GUI without internet

I'm new to linux but I know about the startx command which is not working. I just installed Ubuntu Server (the newest version) on a old computer. I have it working but I am unable to launch the gui. I ...
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Ubuntu VM Graphical user interface problem

I was trying to enable GUI on my VM machine, after reboot it shows me blank black screen. I can not login. Can somebody help me what do I need to do to see login screen? I have enabled SSH and able to ...
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NSFilter Service is not running, please go to Status : Services and start the service

I have properly installed NSFilter in PFsense and when trying to start it, a dialogue is coming saying that PFSense had been started but the status still remains inactive. Kindly Advice on this.
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Is there any way to make scroll bars scroll all the way on every drag?

In large text documents, either using Geany or GEdit, when I'm some ways down the document, if I grab the scroll bar with the mouse too close to the top of the window and drag up, it only lets me ...
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How to install Shoes GUI framework for Ruby? .install file

I want to install Shoes framework for Ruby but when I went to their website and downloaded it all I got was a file with .install at the end. How can I install it?
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How to identify if your hardware is working properly?

I'm thinking of moving from Windows to Linux for the past few days, and I've read some question here but I want to know more about certain things especially in drivers. They said that Linux doesn't ...
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How to create your own window gui like notification

I want to ask is there any chance to create your own notification window, you know when you click hotkey from your keyboard and you are in-game, it will pops out for example text. You guys have any ...
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Alt+tab not switching between open windows

This is the same question as this* but I can't update the setting suggested by the solution. I also have Compiz installed but no clue how to run it. Keyboard settings *Alt+Tab not switching ...
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Is there a command to open the shutdown GUI? [duplicate]

I know I can shutdown from commandline - without a password: What command is executed when shutdown from the graphical menu in 14.04? but I can't see how to open the shutdown GUI. Is this possible?
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Greetings, humans! I am looking to further customize my ubuntu programs and features, being a pronounced cephalon such as myself [closed]

Ok, so I need to do a few things. Change the about my computer overview listed memory, cpu, gpu, etc to the correct hardware, namely: CPU: Intel i12 15 GHZ 16-core processor. Memory: 1TB Graphics: 4 ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu issues running programs in secure shell

Hello I am new to Ubuntu and Virtual machines. I am running windows 8.1 with a VM running XUbuntu. I am able to secure shell into my work computer (RedHat)through the VM, but when I try to run a ...
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How to switch ubuntu in CUI and GUI mode (for memory saving)?

I installed ubuntu 14 desktop version with VMWare Fusion on my mac, as I need to execute some linux binaries on mac. The issue is that ubuntu itself occupies almost 1G bytes of memory with the GUI. I ...
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Web Based Video Recording GUI

I've created a gstreamer pipeline code for capturing the screen and video of a webcam and putting both in sync into a single file. I'm looking for a web based "open source" UI to use (and ...
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How to set environment variables for GUI program?

I am using texstudio, a latex editor, on Ubuntu 14.04. When I start it from bash $ texstudio, and click the compile button, it works fine. However, if I start it by clicking the icon in the launcher, ...
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What are the advantages of using GTK3 and GTK+3 over GTK-2?

I'm creating a utility program for Ubuntu in Python using GTK-2 and have been told by several people to use GTK3. Why would I want to do so, and would are the advantages of using it instead of GTK-2? ...
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Cannot log in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed NVIDIA driver(346.22) to my machine in Ubuntu 14.04. In order to install, I used console(clt+alt+f1) for my operations. After the installation, I would like to go back to the GUI(Ubuntu ...
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how to install cmake-gui 3?

I have cmake 3.2.2 but cmake-gui shows 2.8 and some packages can not be configured using cmake-gui because they asked for the new version. is there away to install cmake-gui 3 or to make it recognize ...
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Cant authenticate via GUI

I can not authenticate anything that requires GUI authentication...like approve software updates. After each try it says something like authentication was unsuccessful, and closes the dialog after 3 ...
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Wine has stopped working

All I can do is browse the c: drive. I removed and reinstalled wine and it still won't open. What can I do? (I am trying to open it in the GUI).
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Ubuntu freezes without doing anything

I just started Ubuntu and after a minute it froze. Nothing works, mouse, terminal, GUI, nothing. How am I supposed to solve this problem which I have never faced before? This is the error message ...
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recovering lost 15.04 GUI

After the latest system update, I lost my GUI. how does one repair Ubuntu desktop/ Unity?
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Get GUI back from background application

I started an app (minecraft server) with ssh like this: nohup java -jar minecraftserver.jar & and then logged out. Now that I am next to my computer I can't access the server's terminal. How ...
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unable to login into recently created administrative user account

the account is active, and I can log in using a TTY but mot through the GUI. when logged it shows the same image active with the other user account but a message saying: No directory, logging in ...
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Alternative for Teamviewer? [closed]

As one might know, Teamviewer has no native support for Linux. Although Teamviewer's marketing guys keep telling it runs fine with wine and stuff I experienced one problem after another. Is there some ...
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Problem with GUI after update

Running 14.04 LTS, and just had auto update to kernel ....53 After completing update, system said it needed to reboot to complete changes, which I did. After reboot, apache web services available ...
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How to start X application from SSH [duplicate]

I've tried to search this topic in google, but without any significant results. I need to start some GUI app from terminal, but I don't care what this app is showing me. In addition, I need to start ...
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creating GUIs in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Is there a software tool that allows me to develop GUIs in ubunu 14.04
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Ubuntu completely freezes whenever I search something in “Computer” disk.

Ubuntu completely freezes whenever I search something in "Computer" disk. It's not something related to RAM, because it keeps happening even if search result contains few files and it works just well ...
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Installing GUI Goes To A Screen With A Mouse

Just installed Ubuntu Then I was trying to install the gui with the command option from command prompt: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It installed but it didn't reboot by itself(I don't know ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 suddenly won't load the Unity GUI!

This follows up with a new twist to: Ubuntu 14.04 stopped booting suddenly The situation before the problem cropped up was a little different this time around (for one, I didn't mess around with ...
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Installing GUI on Ubuntu server 15.04 without internet connection

I'm trying to figure out how I can install the GUI on my Ubuntu server without an actual internet connection to do the downloading of the software to the server. I have a portable hotspot for internet ...
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Ubuntu UI texts not showing properly

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from the Ubuntu page 3 days ago but now the UI texts is broken as you can see in this image Do you have any idea how to solve this? and what is causing it?
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Bitcoin miner for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I was wondering if there are any good Bitcoin mining software with a GUI that is easy to understand. Can anyone help me out?
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How to remove the right border of the starter in unity?

I was wondering if it's possible to remove the white border from the unity starter (the background of the starter is transparent, so the border is visible). After searching around for a while I ...
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Why did my LiberOffice UI change to Classic?

After I turned on my Ubuntu 14.04, and opened my Libreoffice Impress the interface changed to the Classic UI. How can I change it back?
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Ubuntu sometimes freeze when changing from the CLI to the GUI

I am computing stuff with the GNU Octave in the terminal and want to check on its progress from time to time. Well, so why does my laptop (W650SZ) sometimes freeze when I change between the terminal ( ...
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How can I disable “selection by clicking ” on GTK treeview [closed]

I have this code where I get a treeview and a sign when I click or move the up / down over the lines. For my application I need to disable the selection when the user clicks on a row, further I wonder ...
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icon in launcher are scrolled up and they are not moving down

Screenshot, Please check top left corner I'm using Ubuntu-12.04. Icon in launcher are scrolled up and they are not moving/scrolling down. I do not want to restart my system. I've even tried ...
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15.04 Can't install GUI driver

For some reason 15.04 can't install GUI. Even when simply trying to boot with a stick I am getting Nouveau error. Basically can't identify chip on my GTX980. Very strange because 14.04.2 have no ...
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How to run Redshift, and Redshift Plasmoid in Ubuntu 12.04?

Redshift briefly appears on the taskbar at startup or when run and pops out of existence. I've installed Redshift Plasmoid for a GUI, but I can't get that to run either, and won't show up when I check ...
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Problem with installing Qt5.3

I am trying to install Qt5.3 into my Ubuntu 14.04(64 bit). While installation process was running suddenly it was showing some prompts and showed several error messages as following: Error during ...
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GUI Not Loading after interrupting a download

I was downloading a game called Garry's mod but I accidentally shutdown my computer while It was downloading and now when I turn it on and log in the only thing that appears is the background image ...
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Weird system monitor column sorting

What is the exact meaning of the sort arrows in Ubuntu system monitor? As my screenshot shows, the sorting is done on the first digit on the left of the divider for seconds, but then jumps to single ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Mate Desktop) Application and utility windows invisible

I am running ubuntu 14.04 with mate desktop. It has been my recent experience that my windows either launch invisible to my gui or become that way during use. For example when I right click in my ...
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15.04 GUI icons (Buttons) not responding to mouse over

I've recently installed updates and they broke my GUI... :( problem is that I don't know what did it.. Here is what is happening: When I mouse over an icon in the tray, it doesn't light up like it ...
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Backend changes via Network Proxy GUI

I know the manual proxy can be setup using the network options in Ubuntu 14.04 and it works fine as posted in the link. What configuration files/environment variables change after saving setting via ...
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What cool features/applications are there to change the way ubuntu GUI interface looks and feels? [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, and was just curious of things that I can do with this OS (ex: changing folder icons, button icons, etc.). I know this isn't really a technical question, more of a fun one. What ...