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incomplete gui after resetting compiz

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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2answers
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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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1answer
41 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
55 views

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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3answers
92 views

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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0answers
23 views

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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2answers
71 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
77 views

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 ...
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1answer
462 views

Ubuntu 14.4: Add links to places in menu

I would like to add custom links to the places window on the top of the left pane in every nautilus window. I found solutions that suggest to just drag and drop it over the left pane, but that does ...
0
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1answer
281 views

How to disable live window resizing in Trusty Tahr

Subject says it all. How do I get rid of live window resizing? There's no setting for that either in "Appearance" or in "Unity Tweak Tool".
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638 views

Unity Error after installation on ubuntu 14.4

No application opens after installing such as synaptic, vlc, wine, etc. please help as I think there is some problem with the gui. Is it got to something with the unity?
2
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0answers
68 views

How can I suspend the way that ubuntu does?

I would like a command I could map to a button or execute within my network. So far I know the command sudo pm-suspend but I could not make pmi action suspend work on either 12.04 nor 14.04 : Error ...
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0answers
61 views

no GUI after install

This question has been asked in here before: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears But none of the answers solved my issue. In the compizconfig-settings-manager Unity and OpenGL are ...
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0answers
24 views

Can't click on text fields

I'm having this weird problem with my Ubuntu since I bought a new laptop,sometimes without any clear reason it doesn't let me click on any text field and nowadays I saw that I can't click on the top ...
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0answers
31 views

What 3D effects Unity2D lacks?

I know that, Unity2D is meant to work on systems without hardware acceleration, like ARM-based platforms and as a result it is incapable of the advanced 3D effects that Unity offers; what are they ?
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0answers
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Lost all desktop icons after trying to reset compiz [duplicate]

Help! I was having some bugs that I suspected to be related to the changes I made in Compiz settings. I tried using the command below to reset it... gconftool --recursive-unset /apps/compiz-1 I did ...
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1answer
767 views

no menu in dogecoin-qt wallet client

As you can see, there is no menu on the top menu bar. It says "Dogecoin - Wallet" but there are no "File", "Settings", or "Help" menu titles. Clicking on the word "Dogecoin" in the menu bar or on the ...
0
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1answer
241 views

Eclipse's toolbar is displaying incorrectly unless I run Eclipse as root

I just installed Ubuntu 13, and while trying to set up Eclipse on my computer I ran into a weird issue- the toolbar in Eclipse refuses to function correctly if I do not run the Eclipse executable as ...
2
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0answers
155 views

Unity theme corrupted

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I have got a bug with my Ubuntu ambiance theme as seen on the picture. It caused many menus,buttons with gray color squares. How can I restore it.
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0answers
89 views

Unexpected Change in Ubuntu 12.04 GUI

Why would Ubuntu change as shown in the images below and how can I get it back the way it was? I should also mention ubuntu freezes every so often which can only be resolved with a hard reboot. Many ...
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0answers
67 views

Unity and other GUI broken due to interrupted installation

General questions is this: How to troubleshoot and fix Graphical User Interface Environments on Ubuntu 13.04 if installation of one of environments was interrupted (paused) by either pressing CTRL+C ...
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1answer
713 views

Can't move a window in Unity (it's stuck)!

Silly question, but I can't move my steam friends list window, the top bar is somehow underneath the main bar of unity at the top. In Windows you can right-click (or shift-click in Windows 7) and ...
3
votes
2answers
99 views

How can I make the file manager toolbar buttons smaller?

screenshot: I want to make those buttons at the main toolbar smaller because they just don't seem right this way, but how? I'm using unity.
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votes
0answers
32 views

GUI-Control to small - Liferea and Pidgin

"Multi-Select" with hight 0px. I can't see the attachment list in Liferea. My Problem is exactly described over here: http://sourceforge.net/p/liferea/bugs/987/ I am using Liferea 1.8.3 on 12.10. The ...
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0answers
73 views

Treeview Highlight on Mouse-over [UI]

Is there a way to get tree-views in Ubuntu to highlight on mouse over as in windows? See this example: Unfortunately windows print screen has hidden my cursor but you can see that it has ...
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0answers
62 views

What are the tools and workflows to inspect and tweak GUI applications?

I came to Ubuntu for it's openness and now I feel for little practical experimenting in the realms of the current GUI. Concretely I'd like to make some little changes to the Dash behaviour (single ...
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2answers
474 views

Sharp and Crisp GUI in Ubuntu? [closed]

I have recently installed Ubuntu with the hopes of doing software development in a Linux environment. However, coming from a Windows 7 environment, I can't help but notice how the default Ubuntu GUI ...
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votes
2answers
137 views

Where to find GUI code

I've been rummaging through Unity's source code (Shell Interface) and I was a little curious about something; where in the code are you supposed to find positional code? I'll clarify a bit with some ...
0
votes
1answer
411 views

Fresh Ubuntu 13.04 installed, login not working

Having all sorts of issues with mini.iso, thought it'd save me some time downloading (slow internet) but I simple don't know what packages I need to get. Anyways, my issue right now is logging into ...
3
votes
1answer
255 views

How do I drag-and-drop a file into a window that's not in the foreground?

In Windows, if I'm dragging a file or a piece of text and I want to want to drop it into a window that's currently not in the foreground I can simply hover over that window on the task bar and the ...
5
votes
1answer
370 views

Graphic Interface doesn't start

I came back to work after a week away and this is what greets me: If I press enter it displays the tty1 login prompt. I have booted using a 12.04.2 Live USB and it seems to work fine, I`m using it ...
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0answers
453 views

Ubuntu 13.04 Unity black and white pixilated screen after suspend resume

Whenever I suspend and resume my laptop I get the following screen (see link to image below). I can do Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get to TTY and I can kill and restart Unity but it seems to have no effect when I ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to start XBMC instead of Unity

How can I set Ubuntu to start XBMC at login instead of Unity? I know I can choose between the two interfaces when logging out, but it always goes on to Unity when booting. Thank you very much!
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3answers
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Virtualbox 4.2.12 installation breaks Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC, and then got to downloading Virtualbox 4.2.12 from the official link. After installing Virtualbox 4.2.12, when I reboot my PC, the desktop is gone, as I ...
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2answers
2k views

No interface, no Terminal

I just rebooted my computer and have no interface (except my desktop background and desktop files), which means no unity and no notification bar. Also, Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't work. Ctrl+Alt+F1, does ...
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0answers
146 views

Shutdown/Dash has weird artifact - 13.04

See the bottom left of the dash example. The shutdown has a similar problem, but I was unable to take a print screen. Any ideas why or how to fix? The upgrade to 13.04 went fine other than this.
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0answers
76 views

How do I move the top bar down? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity Desktop. I would like to move the top bar/panel down. How can I do that?
4
votes
2answers
6k views

The application compiz has closed unexpectedly

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my desktop. (Pentium 4, 80 GB hard disk, 2 GB RAM, 32-bit CPU.) And I have installed Windows XP. I made a 40 GB partition for windows and 40 GB for Ubuntu. I ...
0
votes
1answer
166 views

What is the design process (principles or guidlines) for Unity's UX and GUI?

I recently started to think and develop a new concept of UX and GUI for Ubuntu (desktop, television, mobile and tablet) and I try to start the project on a methodological basis respecting the basic ...
0
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1answer
220 views

Is Ubuntu Phone's GUI going to be ported to desktop Ubuntu?

Now that even cheap laptops are coming with touchscreens I was wondering if Canonical plans to include its new touch version of Unity GUI on regular Ubuntu for use in laptops and desktops.
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votes
1answer
8k views

Can't start unity from command line

For learning purposes, I'm trying to start my GUI (unity) on Ubuntu 12.04 from the command line. I've changed quiet splash in /etc/default/grub to text and I successfully booted into the command ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Are there instructions for removing or rebuilding the graphical interface?

Recently, I could not log in on a regular user desktop installation through the graphical login screen. However, I was able to successfully log in by switching (CTRL+ALT+F1) to terminal mode. ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

Global menu not showing in Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity shell. I am not quite sure what happened, but today I noticed that the menubar (containing 'File, Edit, etc...') is not appearing on the panel as it used to (i.e. the ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I improve Eclipse's user Interface to get rid of the excessive padding and spacing?

Eclipse Juno (historical versions too) has too much padding applied to the tabs and borders. This makes it hard to work with multiple project folders, especially ones containing multiple packages and ...
0
votes
1answer
136 views

I removed something called Unity webapp integration (I don't remember exactly), and now I don't have Unity, how to revert this?

Yesterday I think I removed something called Unity webapp integration (I don't remember exactly) Now when I log in to Ubuntu, only the image of the desktop and its content are displayed, there's no ...
6
votes
1answer
913 views

How do I log into bash shell only?

On my home desktop I want to use Ubuntu Unity sometimes and just the bash shell (without any GUI) other times. Is it possible to set up a login option where I can choose between using the Unity GUI ...
10
votes
3answers
848 views

Are there Human Interface Design Guidelines for Unity Development?

I was surfing developer.ubuntu.com, searching for Unity-Human-Interface-Design-Guidelines or a Unity-HIG, but I didn't find anything. I've seen design.ubuntu.com, but that's not what I'm talking ...
0
votes
1answer
514 views

how to switch between unity and gnome (or recovery console) from serial-console

i am currently working over a serial-console (from desktop computer to a developing board)... i tried switching between this three visual alternatives: unity, gnome and recovery console (using the ...
2
votes
1answer
11k views

Replace Unity with Gnome / Cinnamon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I have already installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now cannot reinstall Kubuntu Xubuntu etc. I don't want Unity and its associated stuff ...
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0answers
513 views

Ubuntu 12.04 GUI glitches [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC (i5 core; 8gb; gtx 560) and found some weird glitches. First, when I drag qmmp window, it moves kinda spurting Second, when I scroll through my bookmarks in firefox, ...