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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I installed KUbuntu, rebooted, and I lost the GUI completely. How do I get it back?

I just recently installed KUbuntu on an old tower, I had Ubuntu installed already, and right after I had finished installing KUbuntu I decided (like a crazy person) to also install Fedora 23. When I ...
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Activate remote desktop on my ubuntu server, which interface/program?

I have a server running the ubuntu 14 LTS. Right now I need to activate the remote desktop option because there is some operation that I can't do with the terminal but I need to use program interface (...
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Nautilus' Properties tab does not show full path of the file if the path is too long

Whenever a file's path is too long, Nautilus doesn't display the path in full and instead chooses to use ... to replace the last parts of the path. This is annoying and very unhelpful because often it'...
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everything written is in Symbolic language ,cannot understand anything

everything is in gibberish/symbolic language. If I copy the gibberish part to notepad, it gets pasted in English though, attaching image for reference. Tried reinstalling language packs no change. ...
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Messed up desktop and other folders

Recently i made an attempt to rename Desktop to desktop..and messed up some things.When i try to remove these folders from here..they get deleted from home directory. Following is screenshot of home ...
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Unable to login to GUI 14.04

I am unable to login to the GUI after an upgrade: Feb 15 09:32:07 dl-maa-00391506 lightdm: pam_unix(lightdm-greeter:session): session closed for user lightdm Feb 15 09:32:07 dl-maa-00391506 lightdm: ...
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Id like a gui for the terminal. Is there any out there? [closed]

Is there a GUI terminal that provides clickable buttons for commands, such as apt-get update or apt-get autoremove or apt-get upgrade, instead of typing all the time?
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BackupPC Error: Wrong User

The BackupPC GUI opens but won't allow login. The backup is still running according to the log. This started when the OS was upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 14.04, which subsequently upgraded Apache ...
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connect (e.g ssh) with graphical interface to Linux machine

I am trying to connect from my Ubuntu machine at home to my work machine which has Ubuntu too. I know that ssh -X gives the ability to launch graphical interface yet it is not exactly what I want. I ...
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Make horizontal scroll switch applications

Is there a way to make the horizontal scroll of a touchpad on my laptop switch applications the way alt-tab does it? I tried to use xSwipe but it does not seem to work. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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Problem drawing/showing window

Everything was fine, suddenly Ubuntu froze and when I restart the system (using the Power key) windows don't show correctly. Took a screenshot:
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GUI broken or renders improperly - Ubuntu

Simply, the GUI windows are breaking down. As you can see in the above image, the text in the launched windows is unreadable.There's also some black shade around the corners of the active window. ...
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Can't run GUI applications as root

I know i messed something up, i just don't know what, how or when. i used to be able to run gksudo (gui application) or sudo (gui application) and then i couldn't anymore - I've torn the whole ...
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how to give each terminal tab its own title?

I see that there are ways to set the tabs title through the CLI, but how can I give each tab its own "title"? top pine git by default, gnome-terminal seems to show <user>@<host>:<...
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Ubuntu Server GUI at specific runlevel

I have just recently installed Ubuntu Server, of course for server purpose. It is ok that there is only command line interface but I need GUI only for browser, nothing else. (Terminal browsers are ...
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How do i make new shell installed available for other user?

I have installed a KDE shell for a user. I wanted that same shell for other user on the same machine. Is there any way to do this or I just have to make the other user to install the shell using the ...
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VPN Service in DigitalOcean Server

I have created a Ubuntu Server in DigitalOcean. I also installed GUI. Now I want to use Private Internet Access or Hide My Ass in that DigitalOcean server so that I can access outside web by the VPN ...
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How to reclaim lost GUI/window

I'm now facing this situation: I'm running several Matlab instances on a computation server (server OS: Xubuntu 14.04, my local machine OS: Ubuntu 14.04). I used NoMachine to connect to the server. ...
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Remove string “please enter passpharase for disk…”

I traveled to Australia it seems they didn't like my face or I looked suspicious since they made me turn on my laptop and when ubuntu encryption password popped up they asked me for it, nothing to ...
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Can't find GUI of prey after installing

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and I installed prey successfully on it. It's CLI is working but I can't start the GUI. I followed this link https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/prey/+question/246288 ...
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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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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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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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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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I cant shutdown or restart ubuntu with cinnamon

I recently installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04, now I can't shutdown or restart the system using the GUI, I must logout to do it. I tried to shutdown and restart from the applet but nothing happens, I ...
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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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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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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 gtk-icon-theme-name="...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A GUI that runs on a remote computer, not the server?

In the past I have used Webmin to manage my linux servers. These days I primarily work off the command-line. I'm aware that one can install a GUI on linux servers, but this makes things much heavier ...
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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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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 ...