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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Can XenCenter connect to xen-hypervisor-amd64

I have installed XenServer recently, but didn't stick with it. I am familiar with Ubuntu and was reading you can install XenHypervisor as a standalone package inside a Ubuntu OS. Kind of like ...
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How to install HeidiSQL on Ubuntu

I have been using HeidiSQL (an open source GUI for MySQL / MSSQL) on Windows for a while now. However, as I'm moving to Ubuntu for development, I'd like to continue using HeidiSQL. The website states ...
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Minimal graphics installation

Is possible to install Ubuntu Desktop by minimal installation (no additional programs like firefox etc), but with GUI installation? Because i found Minimal CD, but it supports only command line ...
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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 able to find ...
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MAME not showing all insatlled ROMS

wondering why the Ubuntu MAME emulator will only display 15 roms at a time in the GUI, and not allow users to browse their entire library of files from the GUI? Users can access any file by searching, ...
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Intel Nuc craziness after update to 15.10

I have an Intel NUC that I recently updated from 15.04 to 15.10. Since then, I have been unable to use the GUI. I keep getting the "system is running in low graphics mode" error. When I switch over to ...
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Run Shell Script after click on button - YAD

I have three shell scripts and I would like to run each script after click on button in yad - lets say - I have one yad session with three buttons - if I click on one button I will open 1. script - ...
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GUI gone after setting drive to mount at boot

Im running Ubuntu 15.04 on an SSD which is low on space so I decided to download my Steam games onto a seporate HDD which has only Steam games. I set the partition of that HDD to autostart in Disk ...
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Simple Zenity script?

I am trying to make a simple graphical Zenity+Bash script that will list all the icon themes available in /usr/share/icons, then let the user select one and click "OK" to replace ...
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GUI for managing persistent network filesystem mounts

Is there a GUI for managing persistent network filesystem mounts? I presume it would be a thin GUI layer on top of /etc/fstab file?
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Ubuntu 14.04 not loading GUI - problems with startx

Yesterday I tried to update Google-Chrome and to install Chromium, I don't know if it is related, but after that I restarted my computer and now it does not load the graphic interface. I can log in ...
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CLI only Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I really dislike having a GUI startup by default, however I don't want it fully gone. So is there any way to just stop the GUI starting ...
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Ubuntu Desktop package not found

So I messed up somewhere when installing R and now I have no access to my desktop. I can,however, load into terminal and run commands. So I googled and searched this forum for answers and the general ...
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Return to GUI without Ctrl+Alt+F7? (my F7 key doesn't work)

my problem is that I can't return to GUI when I am in a console (Ctrl+Alt+F1,2,3...) because a beer destroyed my F7 key. Is there any other way to return to GUI without starting a new one (and having ...
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OpenJDK, IcedTea security settings

I am a beginner Linux user. From my knowledge the system uses OpenJDK and IcedTea only when I connect to a SAP IDES server through SAP GUI JAVA adding a string in it to connect to that server. I use ...
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Avoid booting into text mode and boot into GUI directly?

Every time I restart Linux, it boots into text mode. And I have to type startx to start the GUI. I've changed GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT= from "quiet" to "quiet splash" and updated the grub. But ...
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Easy database tool (the more gui the better)

So a friend of mine wants to set up a database for managing his investigation data. But he does not know any programming. So i offered a little help but also want to make sure that he could manage his ...
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LXDE LXPanel Window List Separation Problem

I'm using LXDE on Fedora 23, and while trying to configure the LXPanel, I accidentally clicked Remove "Task Bar (Window List) From Panel, which removed all the windows docked on the panel on all ...
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Official Server GUI in next Server release? [closed]

I wonder if Ubuntu dev's do read this, but here is the thing.. I heard that Fedora Server gets an official GUI for server to use. I mean the Ubuntu community is most advanced. Has Unity GUI invented ...
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What are some GUI clients for Git?

I am using git for version control of various projects. Is there easy-to-use software for navigating through commits and branches of a project and for retrieving versions?
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Missing compact view in Files

The Files application used to have 3 buttons for Icons, List and Compact view. I used to use the shortcuts Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2 and Ctrl+3 often to switch between them. Now there are only two buttons for ...
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Are there any major benefits to installing the GUI for Ubuntu Server? [closed]

I'm a complete newbie to Linux/Ubuntu but have (after following many online guides and looking through many forums) now managed to get my Ubuntu home server up and running. It is an old Fujitsu ...
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libreoffice 4.4 without gui change

i install the last libre office version 4.4 in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but the gui does not change . repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases
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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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Can I install a GUI for firewalld?

I have installed firewalld as it is more advanced than gufw, however I see that firewalld does not come with a GUI and I'm not going to be the only one using it so I am wondering if there is some sort ...
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Added `export` command in `.bashrc` to update PATH with binary location — GUI apps don't know about update even though terminal does?

I had to add an: export PATH="/path/to/my/bin:$PATH" to my bash.rc, for progA's binary library location. Now, whenever I start a GNOME Terminal instance, I can type progA and hit return and the ...
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Ubuntu boots to terminal on start up

For a long time I've been unable to get updates due to a "repositories not found" error. Yesterday someone fixed this for me but after installing 94 days worth of updates my system wanted to restart. ...
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unchosen program is not sent to the background

I have a terminal and chrome open. both appear in the taskbar. I click one of them and the gui appears, then I click on the second from them but the gui appears behind the existing gui. meaning I ...
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GUI Not loading

I am new to Ubuntu and installed version is 14.04. I try to upgrade by installing kde, Everything was fine and later i find i could not load my GUI. i am directly booted in through KUbuntu and this ...
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System Monitoring Tools For Ubuntu

I am looking for System Monitoring tools which are GUI and Cli or Web Based which include Basic Functions such as CPU Usage Ram Usage Swap Usage Disk Usage ( Space / I/O ) Heat Monitoring I know ...
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VirtualBox and Skype are bad rendered after sometime

In Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 with A10 (Radeon HD7660) and Intel i5 (Integrated Graphic) respectability, the ui of VirtualBox and Skype are not rendered rightly after sometime. I researched and ...
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Problems with windows interface

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity for a year. Everything was OK until update last month. After it some program windows became a mess, just like on this screenshot. How can I fix this? UPD. I've ...
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setting global font scaling (which will affect menu bars, editors, such as gvim) [duplicate]

I remember setting something that affected the font size in GUI elements such as menu bars as well as text areas in editors (such as the default font setting in gvim). I tried to look into 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 embed a gui in my terminal?

Like I want to show the firefox in my tmux terminal, without showing it outside the terminal. Is that possible?
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No GUI after boot up, but GUI works in recovery mode in 14.04LTS [duplicate]

My issue is, after booting up, it requests my username and password in the command line instead of GUI. I can use startx to start GUI but no icon or panels are shown (I can use Ctrl+Alt+T to start a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 corrupted gui

For the past few weeks, I've been getting some strange graphics issues, where part of the GUI is completely missing. See the attached screenshots for examples. The form fields and other information ...
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Is there a Linux file manager with a proper drop-down tree view? (like finder in OS X)

As a happy Linux user for almost a year now, this is the bane of my existence. Does the Linux community hate tree views for some obscure reason? I don't mean a tree view in the side panel. That's ...
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startx not working , GUI not opening

I have recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 but now directly terminal is opening and GUI is not opening up.
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UI of ubuntu 14.04 desktop applications broken

I have a dell Inspiron 15 3000 series machine with Intel i5 processor. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. For last one month, I have problems with a lot of thirdparty desktop applications. Their UI are kind ...
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How to run Windows apps in Ubuntu Server 14.04 wihout GUI

I have a Windows program (an .exe) in Ubuntu Server 14.04. I can run it with VNC - tightvncserver :1 . After that I connect with the Viewer, the gui is the LXDE and there is the wine icon of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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, ...