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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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!