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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Lubuntu GUI Crashing

After receiving an ancient laptop that ran FreeDOS, I decided to try installing Lubuntu onto it. The installation process went perfect (except, the computer wasn't connected to the internet for the ...
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Unsatisfied while opening home folder for the first two time

Question may be little logistic Open home folder for the first time clicking files in the taskbar. Go to some drive you have partitioned and open a file from there.Make sure you are not in the ...
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Lost GUI after installed GTK. Gets warning-“System running in low graphics mode”

am using ubuntu 14.4.0 64 bit. yesterday i installed GTK, Glibc and it's dependencies. including, libffi-dev, libcairo2-dev, libtiff-dev, flex, bison, xorg-dev, libatk-bridge2.0 finally ...
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How to start xampp gui

I am having trouble finding out how to start the expanded gui. I have found a tutorial on how to start this one sudo /opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel/xampp-control-panel but I am not anle to find ...
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MySQL Workbench do not render Columns Tab at ER

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, after installing all I need, I started MySQL Workbench (v.6.1.7 build 1788) and in it's ER modeling its not showing anything in Columns Tab when editing a ...
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Problem starting Gnome-Shell after login

I am using Gnome-Ubuntu desktop 14.04. I have a Intel i7 processor, 6g ram, and over 2.5t of disk space. I am loading the Gnome-Shell by DVD. I am current using Windows XP because I cannot launch ...
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CrashPlan desktop app suddenly terminated after Splash Screen

CrashPlan desktop app suddenly terminated after Splash Screen This was a fresh CrashPlan install on Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 with Oracle Java 7 JDK. Most of /usr/local/crashplan/log/....log was not ...
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Is there a global shortcut for creating strikethrough text?

Sometimes, I want to create s̶t̶r̶i̶k̶e̶o̶u̶t̶ strikethrough text quickly and easily. What's a quick way to do this that is usable in any program? P.S. Someone should add 'strikethrough' as a tag ...
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Using Ubuntu Without Terminal at all [closed]

I was wondering if it's possible to use Ubuntu features completley without using the terminal at all ? In another way, is there some things that can't be done except using terminal, or I can do ...
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ubuntu 14.04, after ubuntu-tweak, there is no GUI

When in 12.04, each time I used Ubuntu-Tweak (open Janitor tab, check all boxes, and press Clean), after reboot ... my Ubuntu is become CLI (DOS) mode, not in GUI (normal) Interface. So I run what is ...
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proxy system wide configuration from terminal applied to gui

we began installing ubuntu desktop 14.04 lts in replacement of xp desktop. the problem is after installing few desktop with the required applications and softwares it takes so long, so we are trying ...
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Issues Trying To Edit /etc/network/interfaces [duplicate]

Trying to change my interfaces file to add IPv6 Capabilities using Hurricane Electric, and I cannot save the file. Could someone explain to me what exactly i need to do. Thanks
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How to login to the GUI from commandline

When I boot up, I sometimes go into tty, execute a few commands and then have to restart the GUI (gmd) with sudo service restart gdm I then go to the GUI (Alt+F7) and have to login. Occasionally, ...
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Search for next item in folder ubuntu 14.04 : keyboard shortcut of F3

I was searching (Ctrl+f) for file name in /home folder and it returns 10 files for that search keyword and highlighting the first one, now I want to go to next file , what are the keyboard shortcut ...
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how do i prevent ubuntu from starting GUI automaticaly? [duplicate]

i am looking for a way to start my GUI manually when ubuntu loads something like back-track which you login in first using command-line then type startx then GUI starts to running
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In need of app to create GUI's for Linux

I currently develop android apps using Eclipse, and I was curious if there was something I can install that will allow me to do the same for Linux. I don't plan to hit the ground running, but I was ...
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Will an ssd make the ubuntu UI more responsive?

I apologize if this is a duplicate, if it is I was not able to find any actual explanation with Google or Bing or even searching Ask Ubuntu. I want to know if an SSD will improve the Ubuntu UI or KDE ...
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Installing Desktop Environment, (machine offline)

I tried updating my machine, to Ubuntu 13.10. After update, when I restarted my machine, there was no GUI (no login screen), but I could access terminal, and see my files and folders. Tried various ...
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python GUI frameworks that support touch devices

Hello everyone I want to know what is the best GUI framework for python that supports touch I've been searching couple of hours and this are results which I found: PyQt5 I heard for Qt and I know ...
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Killing 'wineserver' doesn't close the GUI of wine applications

When certain applications running under wine crash I usually just kill the process 'wineserver', since I am unable to properly identify specific process names with Windows application (if they even ...
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Samba share not in smb.conf

I'm creating a new File Server for a customer, and decided to load the KDE desktop so that the customer could manage shares and not have to use the CLI. I set up Samba and shared 3 folders through ...
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Can I see in a log file all GUI based tasks in its alternative command-line format?

For example, I normally open mousepad (xfce equivalent of gedit) from the applications menu. However, I know that you can also do this in a terminal by typing mousepad. Following this example, what ...
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YouTube too wide on Firefox with Ubuntu, but normal with Windows

YouTube recently changed its layout, and along with that it became much wider on Firefox with Ubuntu. It takes up like 90% of the page, here's how it looks: On Windows (same version of Firefox), ...
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File Upload dialogue doesn't include bookmarks for Home, Documents, Downloads, etc - only custom ones I made myself

When using the file manager normally to browse files, I can see both the Places (which includes default bookmarks for Home, Documents, and others), and Bookmarks - which includes my custom bookmarks, ...
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How to get GUI sudo password prompt without command line?

Currently, for all my commands that require root access, I have to type them out on a command line. I would like for the GUI to prompt me to key in my password, when sudo is required, instead of ...
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No GUI before login on Ubuntu 14.04

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 as the only OS on my computer on nomodeset to install the Nvidia drivers for my video card. I installed it and all is working properly. The only problem that I have is ...
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Xorg error no gui showing

I have a machine with 14.04.1 desktop and last night after installing wine and rebooting I noticed that Xorg started but then crashed as the cursor showed for a little while then disappeared so on ...
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Is there any GUI application for command rsync?

I am currently synchronize between local folders in my computer by following command: rsync -av --delete "[source]" "[destination]" Now I want to do this via GUI. so, Is there any GUI available for ...
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Can't use graphical interface after installing Ubuntu 14.04 server [duplicate]

After installing 14.04 server, how could I get out from terminal and go to graphical?
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How do I determine which window-manager I am using? [duplicate]

I have a problem with window manager not loading, so I have to deal with just command prompt. I'm thinking about changing my window manager, but I switched them several times (trying to decide which ...
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Tkinter on Ubuntu 14.04 seems not to work

I receive following Traceback: Traceback (most recent call last): File "tkinter_basic_frame.py", line 4, in <module> from Tkinter import Tk, Frame, BOTH File ...
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Eclipse Luna displaying regular scrollbars instead of overlay scrollbars - how to change?

I've recently switched to using the new Eclipse Luna, but for some reason it stopped displaying the overlay scrollbars, and now shows the regular ones that are in e.g. Firefox. Kepler had them. Since ...
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What type of GUI to ubuntu exists ? [duplicate]

Please I want to install many interfaces ¿can you help me? with links ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GUI crash since update to Intel 1.0.6

A couple of weeks ago I've installed the Intel driver 1.0.6 on a (rather) fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo e330 laptop. Since then i cannot get a GUI (short error message and computer hangs) ...
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Nothing Appearing After Login (14.04) [duplicate]

This has happened to me more than once, I installed updates before shutting down, and later after I boot up and log in, I only see my desktop background and the mouse cursor, I can't do CTL+ALT+T for ...
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Some programs (Eclipse) show their tooltips with an unfitting black background [duplicate]

Here is a tooltip from Eclipse, that pops open when you press CTRL+O: Is this intentional? White text on black background does not exactly fit in, and it would be much more readable if it used some ...
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I cannot get a GUI on Ubuntu 14.04

I have gone through multiple guides on how to set up a GUI for my Ubuntu server 14.04. However all have failed. I tried using other Linux operating systems but they too have failed at attaining a ...
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git-cola not working in ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. I installed git-cola. Installation is smooth with apt0get install git-cola. When I open git-cola from launcher, it ask to open/clone a repository. I gave ...
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obapps can't “find” window

I push to Find and see: <class 'Xlib.protocol.request.QueryExtension'> (python:24700): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_widget_get_direction: assertion 'GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed <class ...
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Cannot move window because the title bar is above the screen

Sometimes I open a new window in a program (such as a new notebook in Mathematica), and the title bar of the window appears above the screen, so I cannot drag the window around. What can I do when ...
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How to remove unnecessary CDROM device from the “Files” app as I don't have a CDROM?

I don't have a CDROM device therefore the I'd like to remove the CDROM icon under the 'Devices' section in Ubuntu's 'Files' app. How can I do that? It seems to be a bug that the CDROM icon pops up in ...
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ntlmaps GUI configuration and how to close ntlmaps if it is running?

I installed ntlmaps. Immediately after the installation was done, I got a window that allowed me to configure the program. Now I can't find how to launch this GUI configuration window again. Anyone ...
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ubuntu 14.04 and elementary desktop

Got stuck, hints welcome: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/stable More info: https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel ...
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How to add linux mint desktop to ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Hi I just want to ask what are the commands to be typed in the terminal to add Cinnamon(linux mint desktop) to the list of UI in the Ubuntu 14.04 login? I just recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 ...
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Sun Grid Engine Qmon not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hello to Sun Grid Engine, UI, and package experts, After installing Sun Grid Engine and trying to run the qmon graphic user interface, the system shows the following errors: Warning: Cannot convert ...
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“unexitable” GUI program

Is it possible to create a GUI application, where user can interact with it, but cannot switch to any other program (terminal, desktop, etc). Example of such applications would be something running on ...
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I cannot delete a folder from a driver (ubuntu 13.04) [closed]

When i try to delete a folder from a drive its saying through UI Error while deleting. Could not remove the folder New_Movie When i clicked show details , its showing Could not remove the folder ...
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How to expand Eclipse editor switcher?

I am running Eclipse Kepler on Ubuntu 12.04. When I have some source files open in the editor, I can hit Ctrl+e to obtain a drop down menu to switch between open files. As you can see, the menu is ...
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How to open file in GUI mode with terminal? [duplicate]

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 it with the gedit or another text editor?
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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 ...