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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Increase Boot logo display time

I am using ubuntu-12.10-3.X kernel. My application is executing after 20 seconds from power on. For this much of time I want to keep the linux logo(penguin logo) appearing on screen before my ...
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Is there any way to hide, disable or remove the upper menu/bar?

I am trying to customize my Ubuntu so it doesn't display any bars or launchers at startup. My goal is to remove or hide everything besides desktop and wallpaper. The key is probably minimalistic ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 frozen GUI after update

I installed 15.10 on my Dell Inspirion and all was working well - after updates with updatemanager and reboot - the GUI is "frozen" after login.. no mousepointer - no keyboard... no items in the ...
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Why does the GUI of TeXstudio disappear?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E7450, with TeXstudio 2.6.6. I've been having GUI problems with TeXstudio since the automatic updates of the last few weeks (i.e. Oct./Nov. 2015). When ...
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How to customize windows frames(panels)

I want to learn to customize GTK themes. So far I have managed to learn how to change the background(accent) color, text color etc.. I can change colors by changing the values in the files in ...
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Why can I not use the CAPS LOCK key when typing in my system's GUI?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and recently (after changing my password) the caps lock has suddenly not been working, now, I haven't yet noticed whether or not it is for everything ...
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How to fix warning failed to connect to lvmetad no such file or directory falling back to internal scanning (help)!

I need help with my Ubuntu laptop which was working fine until recently. My desktop disappeared and all desktop icons are gone. All I have access to is the terminal. In an attempt to fix the problem, ...
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Ubuntu does not load manager

I installed a Ubuntu 15.10 and GNOME session. The installation was successful but when I restart Ubuntu I see only this and it does not load.How can I solve it?I do not want to install Ubuntu with ...
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Problem in setting GUI to Ubuntu 14.04-Failed to fetch problem

I installed latest Ubuntu server (14.04 LTS) and tried to make a desktop envt using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop But it shows W: Failed to fetch ...
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Unmet dependencies with python3

My server is currently running Ubuntu Server 15.10. Yesterday I tried installing Gnome GUI with the command sudo apt-get install xorg gnome-core gnome-system-tools gnome-app-install Now whenever I ...
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Very strange bug in Unity (or less likely in Gimp and Skype) - some windows dont show anything

Sometimes when I start Gimp main window looks like this: After a few restarts of Gimp everything renders OK. Sometimes I can also reporduce this bug with Skype: In this case it helps just to ...
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Access Ubuntu Trusty GUI remotely from Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu Trusty Server 14.04.3 on an old Dell server and included the SAMBA option during setup. I have downloaded a GUI (sudo apt-get install Ubuntu-desktop^). I can gain remote ...
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How to fix the error warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning

My computer recently give me an error right after I installed gnome It said warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning I need help to fix the error this is the only ...
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My Ubuntu Laptop is not booting to the desktop [duplicate]

Hello I need some help with my laptop it is not booting to the desktop and it giving me warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning It happened after I installed gnome.
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Ubuntu 14.04 latest update Beyond Compare and TortoiseHG issues

After updating to the latest (as of Nov 1, 2015) Ubuntu 14.04 packages, the UI appears broken on Beyond Compare and TortoiseHG. Most items aren't visible and the when I move the mouse over the window, ...
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re: What's the lightest Ubuntu desktop environment? [closed]

I wanted to comment this post but I am new and my rep score isnt there. My question is simple. After installing a lighter weight GUI, is there really any advantage to uninstalling the original ...
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Can i have Ubuntu Touch GUI for Desktop Ubuntu on PC/HTPC?

So, I've been looking for a nice GUI for my HTPC that has a 1080p TV connected to it as it's only display. Currently I'm on Linux Mint and using XBMC/Kodi as application for playing media. Browsing ...
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ubuntu 14 — show advanced permission (nautilus gui)

Would it be possible to get the advanced permission in Ubuntu 14? I have tried gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences show-advanced-permissions true but it does not work anymore with ...
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Real-time star map

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and I was wondering if there is any sort of graphical application which shows you all the planets and stars etc that are above you (based on your ...
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C++ - How to import GTK+ or Glade libraries to CLion? Ubuntu 15.04

So, I've trying to create a simple GUI code in CLion, but it looks harder than I thought. What I have been doing so far: #include <gtkmm-3.0/gtkmm> CLion can't predict any of the ...
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Start application as root (No command line)

How can I start and application with root privileges, just once. For example I need to start SublimeText with sudo privileges, then I write in a console: $ sudo subl But, I wonder if there's any ...
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NFO files creator

I'm looking for a linux application to create NFO files, not a video &/or audio specialized one like MediaInfo, but a multidomain one, ASCII or not, GUI if possible, otherwise command line. A text ...
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How to determine why xprintidle keeps “resetting” every 30 seconds

I am trying to use xprintidle to get the X (Unity) idle time so that I can put my monitor to sleep after a certain time. (I have to use xset dpms force off because my monitor will not come back on ...
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how do i enable fingerprint scanner on 15.04?

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/03/how-to-get-your-fingerprint-reader-working-in-ubuntu I tried with the above method but it's not working. Please help me on this one. Thanks!
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How do I check the version of Ubuntu I am running? [duplicate]

How can I check my current Ubuntu version through the command-line and GUI?
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ACPI PCC probe failed … intel_soc_dts_thermal: request_threaded_irq ret -22

I use Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 (native) on a Medion Microstar AkoyaE6239. I started with Ubuntu 14.10 and then updated it. The problem I describe here also happened in 14.10, and I tried to solve ...
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How to set a custom text highlighting colour

If you use the Adwaita theme you get Blue as the highlighting colour, for Numix you get Red/Orange (not sure exactly which), I have Numix, and like it, but I would like to change the highlighting ...
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Error installing GUI on Ubuntu Server (14.04)

When I try to install GUI on my 14.04 Ubuntu server, I get this error. Can anyone help me?
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tty1…everything is messed up [duplicate]

i had ubuntu 15.04....about 24 hours ago the window borders disappeared. Online the general solution was check to make sure Unity was enabled. There was no unity under the compiz settings. I tried ...
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xsession-errors

when I logged in to my desktop and listed the contents of the .xsession-errors file in my home directory, the following is found . kindly let me know what to do to correct the errors mktemp: failed ...
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Startx take me root@hostname prompt with high video but no gui

I have Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS trusty on a PowerPC. When I first login, I got a prompt user@hostname I then run sudo startx It runs through the whole procedure but instead of getting the GUI desktop I ...
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A standby timer app for Ubuntu?

Is there an app, either as standalone GUI or tray indicator applet, to set a countdown timer after which the system is automatically turned into standby?
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Developing Gui application with Ubuntu-SDK + python

To make a long story short: I created gui part of my program with Ubuntu-Sdk(QTCreator) and transformed it into python file with pyuic5. I set up window title in main.py file, however if I alt tab I ...
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Android Eclipse in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed ADT in my pc and also eclipse 3.8. But how to create an interface between the two??
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Ubuntu freeze during and after installment

I ordered new motherboard. I tried to install Ubuntu 15.04 but it froze during process such as trying Ubuntu and after installment. It froze on desktop screen (gui) and during boot. I tried to ...
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Software GUI does not run locally but works if using SSH with X forwarding?

The software I am trying to use is QualNet EDU 7.3. The GUI executable is located at ~/Scalable/qualnet-edu/7.3/bin/QualNetGUI. My Ubuntu is 14.04 LTS, using Linux kernel 3.13.0-44-generic. If I ...
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Ubuntu GUI not logging in

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. It was working fine till yesterday, when I killed a process( user process - a perl script running a speech processing software ) running in the background as it took a ...
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Cinnamon aero advices does not help

http://www.webupd8.org/2012/06/elegance-colors-cool-chameleonic-gnome.html I tried the 1-st way, but Elegance after reboot did not changed task bar or windows effects. And for the second variant URL ...
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GUI on ubuntu server

Just finished installation of Server. Logged into a command line. Was expecting a GUI interface. How do i configure a GUI like KDE or Gnome to manage my server??
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What language is the Ubuntu Software Center written in?

Just been wondering, since elementary AppCenter is written with Vala and Gtk+3. Also, what GUI wrapper does it use?
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Cannot use Retroarch on 15.04, GUI seems unresponsive to mouse

I installed retroarch: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libretro/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install retroarch retroarch-* libretro-* There didn't seem to be any errors with the ...
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Enable GUI on some applications accessed via SSH/remotely on a Ubuntu 14.04 (headless) server without having to install any desktop?

Is it possible? I think so, but in that case, what packages should be installed in that case (both server and clients)? I'm not sure this is possible since every time I've needed to do something ...
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GUI program to record internet radio with songs tags (title, artist, etc.)?

In Windows I like Screamer Radio, and I know that are others like RarmaRadio, programs which can record radio music and also save the proper titles, artist names, etc. Is there such a program in ...
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Errors executing Visual Studio Code in 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04 64bit with Putty and xming to ssh into. At the moment these are the error messages I'm getting when I run VSCode. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling VSCode in ...
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How to Change poedit GUI/menu language?

I installed Poedit using sudo apt-get install poedit my linux default language is Persian(Farsi) so poedit installed with a Persian GUI (menus and etc) interface. but for some reason I want my ...
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Ubuntu UI Toolkit not working on MX4 in my app

I've just got my MX4 Ubuntu and wanted to test it out. My app uses Ubuntu UI Html5 Toolkit. It works great in emulator and desktop, but on MX4 it looks like js and css files are not loaded. How to ...
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Will my data be affected if the GUI of Ubuntu crashes? [closed]

I would like to do some simulation research on Ubuntu (previously I was working on Windows), the simulation data are extremely important to me and I would never want to lose any of them. But I heard ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 serious problem,please help

I recently upgraded to 15.04 and I don't know if this is a new feature or what but my system settings looks like a bad mobile phone crossover. When trying to reach any other settings, such as sound ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: GUI disappeared after trying to install nvidia drivers [closed]

My first problem was that playing videos made everything freeze - totem was using almost all my cpu power. To solve this I installed nvidia drivers with sudo apt-get install nvidia-### Where ...
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Unable to launch xdiagnose through GUI in normal way

I am in need of doing some diagnostics work with xdiagnose, however when searching for it in the Activities Overview, and then clicking on it, absolutely nothing happens, when in the past it would ask ...