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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Ubuntu GUI Side and Top bars missing, wallpaper still showing?

Okay so I installed Ubuntu, which was working all fine and dandy. Then I updated some proprietry driver (I believe it was a nvidia one, but it sounded weird). I installed it, also did some of the ...
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Keyboard and mouse dont work after updating from 11.10 to 12.4

Posting this from my phone as the only computer in the house now no longer works. I updated my system to 12.4. Im able to log into the dekstop but the keyboard and mouse do not work. Also the GUI is ...
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how to make Wine GUI elements look like modern Windows elements

I started using Wine to run Windows apps on Ubuntu, but I see that the style of User Interface elements like buttons etc. is too old, like the buttons of windows 98, is there a way to make it like ...
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Does a GUI store my password?

Shutting down the computer using Terminal ('sudo halt') requires my password. But while Shutting it down it using GUI, I do not need to enter my password. So, Does the GUI store my computer ...
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Split Screen on booting

Sometime, when I boot into Ubuntu 12.04 I am greeted with the screen I have to boot again to get a normal screen. I have already tried deleting the .x* and .X* files.
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How to install the ubuntu server 12.04 gui in offline

Is there any way to install gui on ubuntu server 12.04 in offline using any packages. Is there any deb package available for install gui.
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Graphical interface (UI) wont load on ubuntu 12.04 after install

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box. I cannot get the graphical interface to load only the terminal. The terminal comes up and i login but it stays on the terminal. I have tried the ...
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software gui themes are lost

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 at the moment and couple of days ago all of my software started to use ugly theme. Ubuntu menus are ok and still using ambiance theme but software guis are changed. I tried to ...
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Gui application for perl scripts and cshell

I am a very green to Linux. I am now taking a course at my studies basic of Linux. As part of my assessment I need to do some Perl scripts and C shell. But also we have been asked to build a GUI app ...
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Ubuntu window expose animation is slow. (window overview)

When I hit super+w the animation is really slow and gets even slower as it proceeds. (Isn't even worth waiting for it, using alt+circumflex at the moment). I made some tweaks within compiz but I'm ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 boots to command line instead of GUI. How to get back GUI?

I have Xubuntu 13.04 on my desktop as a dual-boot system with XP. Installed it at first time two days ago and suddenly got this problem. Write my question from good old troubleproof Windows XP (long ...
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How to make Opera to ignore system palette in Lubuntu

I have black background in Lubuntu and in some GUIs Opera show me black font on black background. For example, in Notes - I can see name of the note only when I select it: Any solutions?
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Proper way to let user enter password for a bash script using only the GUI (with the terminal hidden)

I have made a bash script that uses kdialog exclusively for interacting with the user. It is launched from a ".desktop" file so the user never sees the terminal. It looks 100% like a GUI app (even ...
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No GUI after installing

Installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Dell laptop I had laying around. Install goes well but when I'm done, I only get a command line, no GUI at all. Tried several versions, tried 32 vs 64 bit all give me the ...
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What GUI are there for Axel or for other such downloaders that use multiple connections?

In order to enjoy my maximum download speed, I use and like Axel very much, but from time to time I download multiple files and having so many windows opened has some disadvantages. I use Axel with ...
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How to access an Ubuntu server with an RDP like-program

recently I was asked to set up an Ubunty 13.04 server at my company that uses Apache, Cassandra, Mono and MySQL and they want that all the developers that use Windows 7 can connect remotely to the ...
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I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 and GUI no longer works, my computer enters directly to CLI and claims an error when asked to startx

I have tried kwin --replace and startx, the former claims a fatal error the latter tries to initiate but fails after an error. I reinstalled kubuntu-desktop to no avail. My issue is similar to this ...
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How do I disable the bottom reveal in Gnome 3 shell?

I only like corner reveals because side reveals are too easy to accidentally reveal. Furthermore, I currently* use the bottom-right corner to rest the mouse when I do not want the pointer visible, so ...
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How to start GUI application on a remote Ubuntu box via SSH

I can log into the remote Ubuntu (Kubuntu 12.04) machine. Using the info from (How to start a a GUI software on a remote Linux PC via SSH) I tried the following after logging in: user@Kub:~$ export ...
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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 ...
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dialog box obscured

I am using Intellij Idea Java IDE. Much (but not all) of the time, the buttons on dialog boxes are cutoff. I don't believe the problem is specific to Intellij, but it is the tool I use the most. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Blank Screen after GUI Install [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 x64 without a problem at all and I wanted to install the GUI (Ubuntu-Desktop). I followed the below Steps: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop ...
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How to open scripts from Second Life viewer into console vim

I want everything that has to do with text to be edited within console vim with tabs. My problem is that I can't open files in console vim from GUI, I can only open them in gvim. Does anyone know ...
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Is there a GUI for command-line tools and Drupal management?

I have a physically disabled sysadmin who wants a GUI for specifically installing and updating drupal which is the primary thing he will be doing. We have a working apache and drupal installation ...
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WxWidgets in Ubuntu Touch?

I know that Ubuntu Touch uses Qt5, but I would like to know if it will also support GUI like wxWidget.
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GUI for ubuntu server: xfce or xubuntu-desktop

I would like to install a desktop environment on my Ubuntu server 12.04. I like xubuntu-desktop as it is a light-weight one. But I'm confused between xubuntu-desktop and xfce. Can anyone tell me what ...
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Why are these command prompts necessary? Or can I do most of these things from the GUI? [closed]

I tried Ubuntu in the past, and found it great, until I found out I needed arcane commands such as: wget https://launchpad.net/~upubuntu-com/+archive/gtk3/+files/win2-7_0.1_all.deb sudo dpkg -i ...
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What is Ubuntu's top bar called? [duplicate]

Mac osx and Ubuntu have the same type of bar at the top of the screen. What I mean is that it is dynamic, when you launch an application, you can reach its setting by using that top bar, file view and ...
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Ubuntu Crashes After Updating Nvidia Card [duplicate]

I installed the Nvidia GT 520M using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and then I restarted my computer and it logs in fine, ...
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Gnome in Ubuntu Server

I have installed GUI in Ubuntu server using sudo apt-get ubuntu-desktop --no installrecommends I have started it using startx I have accessed the home folder using(since there is no icons) ...
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Can't switch between Console mode and GUI

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu and experiencing the following problem: I start my computer, and get to the GUI where I can login. When I click Ctrl+Alt+F1 I will get to the first of the consoles, everything ...
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How to fix messed up GUI when Installing Ubuntu 13.04

I tried downloading the 32 bit version of Ubuntu 13.04, and when it finished, I used the universal USB installer tool, provided on the ubuntu website. That was all successful, but when I tried to boot ...
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Activate dash after minimal GUI installation on Ubuntu Server

I installed the ubuntu desktop package without recommends on Ubuntu server 12.04 and noticed that dash does not work - it just won't find any applications (screenshot). How can I activate it? I assume ...
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[Making a Ubuntu distro]How do I make Openbox default GUI in Live session? [Ubuntu 12.04]

I want to make an Ubuntu 12.04 distro similar to Crunchbang, but in the live sessions it keeps loading Unity.. is there anyway I can get Openbox instead along with Conky and Tint2 running?, cheers.
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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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How to use Fuzzy GUI editor in Scilab?

I've installed Fuzzy Logic Toolbox for Scilab 5.4.1 In Matlab we can write fuzzy in command line and use that. How to use Fuzzy GUI editor in Scilab?
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Can't install and run GUI Desktop within a Virtual Machine

I'm an absolute beginner with Linux, so please go easy. I've just provisioned a Linux Ubuntu 12.10 Virtual Machine from Azure and opened a terminal window in Putty. I then ran the following command to ...
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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 ...
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FLV Metadata Editor GUI

Are there any programs for Ubuntu 13.04 that allow the user to edit the metadata of FLV videos? I would prefer a graphical user interface. Command-lines are fine if that is all that exists.
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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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Four GUIs off USB Boot

I am booting Ubuntu on a mac off of a USB drive. When I start it up there is a black screen giving me the options to try Ubuntu, install Ubuntu, or 2 other options. I select try Ubuntu and four GUIs ...
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UI loading problem

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my vmware but after the OS is up and running the desktop toolbar are not displayed and UI processing is really slow like almost dead. Please suggest me a solution ...
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GUI doesn't coming up on ubuntu-12.04 [duplicate]

I am not able to start GUI in my ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386 on my Oracle VM virtual box. when it boots up it shows a "running on low graphics" warning. then login credentials ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 and java GUI

I'm working on Rescue Agent Simulation, we have a main server that run our code and its programmed in Java. Our server has lag under Ubuntu 13.04, but it run smoothly in Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04. So my ...
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Switching Between GUI and Terminal

I am new to linux. I am planning on setting up a server and although I like the regular Ubuntu desktop I like the Lubuntu one a little more especially for my file server needs. What I want to know ...
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Hiding the terminal window when running script from gnome launcher

I have an executable script which starts a simple java GUI, which all works fine when I call the script from the terminal. I then wanted to make a launcher to start the script, so I ran: ...
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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 ...