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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Cannot open session on Ubuntu after Install ubuntu-desktop

I have an Ubuntu-Server intalled VM. I would like to use server with GUI. I have installed ubuntu-desktop. However i cannot open session with GUI. I got "authorization faiulre". How can handle this ...
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Python 3.2 script not working and/or importing tkinter when running from desktop

I'm really puzzled by this, but the answer is probably quite simple and just can't see it: I have a series of python modules that work fine from within the python interpreter, but nothing happens ...
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Setting up Qtile to work with XRDP

I'm trying to get a basic RDP GUI for a VPS server I have running precise. Qtile seems like the perfect lightweight interface for remote desktop. However, it's written in python and XRDP doesn't ...
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Kaspersky GUI for Ubuntu 13.04

Can You help me with this issue?It's possible to run Kaspersky on Ubuntu 13.04?
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how to set default login asking for password again?

I want to set my login screen (greeting screen or GUI) to the default setting, which asks for password befor let me login, I dont know how did I messed it out, now running saucy, it just can show me ...
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Black Box in Raptr using wine

I am new to ubuntu and have been trying to learn how to use it. I have tried to not ask as much as I can and find a found solution and it's the way i have been doing. But I have encountered a problem ...
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tty1 boot difficulty on Dell XPS 13

Last night I got tired of windows (really it happened before last night) and decided to load Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell XPS 13 (Dell XPS 13 XPS13R2-1250sLV, intel 3337U processor), initially the laptop's ...
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Argument list too long and copying to Samba Share

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. I'm trying to make a scheduled task copy from a directory with thousands of files to a samba share (while skipping duplicates). I mapped my Samba share through the GUI. ...
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No GUI with Ubuntu 13.04

I no longer have a GUI with Ubuntu 13.04. I can log in and use the command line, but nothing more exotic than that. Is there anything I can do to fix this without resorting to a full reinstallation? ...
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logout of CLI & reenter GUI

My video drivers are currently still in beta, so every now and then, the desktop environment malfunctions especially when (dis)connecting a second monitor. Thankfully, there is a way to restart the ...
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Eclipse's toolbar is displaying incorrectly unless I run Eclipse as root

I just installed Ubuntu 13, and while trying to set up Eclipse on my computer I ran into a weird issue- the toolbar in Eclipse refuses to function correctly if I do not run the Eclipse executable as ...
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What is the user interface design of Ubuntu Server? [closed]

Can someone explain to me the GUI and CLI of Ubuntu Server?
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I used 'apt-get install -f'. Now all my applications are gone and those I have reinstalled look wrong.

I used 'apt-get install -f' when prompted by the updater. Normally this should have fixed the problem, however in my case it seems to have damaged the system quite a lot. Now all my applications are ...
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Unity theme corrupted

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I have got a bug with my Ubuntu ambiance theme as seen on the picture. It caused many menus,buttons with gray color squares. How can I restore it.
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Can not access secondary GUI

I have an Asus laptop with intel i5 and nvidia 740M optimus card, and i can make bumblebee funcion, can anyone help. Or if you have another way to help me without bumblebee i would be greatful
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How to re-activate the GUI of a app?

I have ticked the option minimize to system tray for the app minbar. Now I can't run the GUI interface of the program. When I click the Icon, the program runs cause I can use the pidof command and see ...
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GNU/Linux interactive table content GUI editor?

I often find myself in the need to gather data (say from the internet), into a table, for comparison reasons. I usually need the final table output in HTML or MediaWiki mostly, but often times also ...
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gui shutdown on acer aspire v5-573G not working

When I press the gui shutdown button, the system is not powering off, but rather just remains at splash screen. Hence, I always have to power off the machine manually holding the power button. Issuing ...
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Unable to resolve dh-modaliases

I installed Ubuntu 13.10. I have issue that my GUI is really slow. So I'm trying to install new drivers to ATI Radeon HD 6310. I downloaded driver and trying to compile it sudo sh amd*.run ...
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How do i get internal names of gui programs?

I want to find out what is the internal name of a graphical running program. I know it can be found in ps aux or top but is there a way to find out without console with the mouse? Maybe an app I can ...
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How to revert back to GUI as the default interface from CLI in Ubuntu desktop?

I was able to set up a text-only UI (CLI) by editing the file /etc/default/grub in Ubuntu 12.04 as per the instructions in: How do I disable X (GUI) at boot so that the system boots in CLI mode? using ...
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Make my Ubuntu, use more swap than RAM

So, I have 786 MB RAM with 1.6 GB Swap. I want to increase the usage of swap. In other words, i want my Ubuntu to use more Swap than My RAM. Please Tell me, how to do it
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Ubuntu 12.04 - netw adapter not working, only able to see tty1 screen. Not able to connect to internet - deleted files by mistake!

My auto complete was not working and when ever i press tab i was getting a message something related to DNEC something. So i did rm DNEC* and it started deleting files. It asked for my confirmation ...
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Python script liking to GUI using IDE

I am studying python. Now I can write python scripts (codes) to some extent. I used IDLE for this. I am interested in making GUI to those written programs. I like to do it using an IDE rather than ...
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Lost all files and folders in GUI DATA folder

I'm using 12.04. After unmounting my DATA folder by clicking the eject icon, the system asked me to empty the trash. After doing that, I lost all files and folders in DATA folder. But I could still ...
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WiFi not working after installing Desktop on Server 13.10

I installed Server 13.10 with LAMP successfully, including a working WiFi connection. For self-education purposes I installed Ubuntu-Desktop, apparently successfully. Except that after restarting ...
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Unexpected Change in Ubuntu 12.04 GUI

Why would Ubuntu change as shown in the images below and how can I get it back the way it was? I should also mention ubuntu freezes every so often which can only be resolved with a hard reboot. Many ...
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Installing latest Gnome

I like Gnome. I want to come back to Ubuntu If I install gnome, will I get gnome 3.10? If it will install Gnome 3.10 then tell me. So I can switch to Ubuntu 13.10 and intall Gnome 3.10.
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How can I get the built-in display to pan as I move the mouse to the edges in dual display mode?

I have an Eeepc 900a with a display of 1024x600 running lubuntu 13.10. The VGA port will display at 1920x1080. I am able to use LXRandR 0.1.2 to set it to use both displays at the same time. How can I ...
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Installed UBUNTU12.04 in Legacy, when changed to UEFI just runs the Terminal, not GUI

Well, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a Gateway NE 522 with Windows 8. First, I had to install it in Legacy mode, because in UEFI it would not run the bootable USB. In the Legacy mode it runs perfect. ...
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Ubunto not showing GUI [duplicate]

I did install Ubuntu 13.10 on my old PC. Everything went fine except for when I login into my account there is no menubar, no icon bar, just only my wallpaper. I can do thing like creating a new ...
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Running Gui App with PHP

I want to run chronium and avconv from a page of my website. How can i make www-data user/group able to launch x11 applications? Thanks very much. edit: I am now able to start chronium , i have ...
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Open file or application as root from GUI

Is it possible to open a file or application as root from the GUI? My ideal would be right-clicking on a file or an application and seeing an "Open as Root" choice in the context menu, after which I ...
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Install driver form command line

I recently did some stuff on my computer (installing various things) and now my computer does not have a GUI. I can log into my computer via command line and work only from the command line. I need ...
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Auto-Mount Hard drive -GUI [duplicate]

One of my start up application uses a 2nd hard drive. When I start my computer it always says that the files have gone missing, when in reality they hard drive is just not mounted. The mount point is ...
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Unity and other GUI broken due to interrupted installation

General questions is this: How to troubleshoot and fix Graphical User Interface Environments on Ubuntu 13.04 if installation of one of environments was interrupted (paused) by either pressing CTRL+C ...
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Can't move a window in Unity (it's stuck)!

Silly question, but I can't move my steam friends list window, the top bar is somehow underneath the main bar of unity at the top. In Windows you can right-click (or shift-click in Windows 7) and ...
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Change Mouse Hover Popup Color

Is there some way to change the background of the popup, that is shown when you hover on some element in the GUI, like the string '507 bytes' in this picture, to white and the string to black?
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How to make chromium browser look nativein KDE

I am trying to make chromium browser look nativein KDE, and I have followed instructions from here. Everything looks ok except there is a line under the title bar. Anyone knows how to eliminate it? ...
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Equivalent to Windows' “Disk Space Fan”?

I used this program a fair bit back in Windows. What's something vaguely equivalent?
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Ubuntu Touch, install GUI

Will Ubuntu Touch have an install GUI, like cyanogenmod does, in the future? http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ppCsLEeb9Hw
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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite

I'm thinking of replacing Win 8 with ubuntu and I have booted from a flash drive, as well as trying from a dvd drive, selecting the try option instead of install. I get the ubuntu loading screen ...
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installed ubuntu 13 on windows 7 through vmware but gives error “piix4_smbus host smbus controller not enabled”

I installed ubuntu 13 on windows 7 through vmware but after installing gives "piix4_smbus host smbus controller not enabled" when it loads the OS for the first time it comes with black screen and ...
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How can I make the file manager toolbar buttons smaller?

screenshot: I want to make those buttons at the main toolbar smaller because they just don't seem right this way, but how? I'm using unity.
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Graphics are being a bit strange, RBG Duplicates

So, I recently formatted my windows 8 partition to install uBuntu, I've used Linux on most of my systems over the last few years and decided on using the Ubuntu distribution this time around. I've ...
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How to switch from GUI to CLI mode and terminate any GUI program?

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. I need to perform some database benchmarks on my computer so I want to make it in strict terminal mode, without desktop. I know I can ctrl-alt-f1 to go to terminal ...
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No GUI after Installing Kubuntu

I have a Problem with my Freshly Installed Kubuntu distribution. The OS installs and shows me the message to reboot the computer now since it has finished the installation. But when I boot, no GUI is ...
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Making a GUI for python program [duplicate]

I want to make a GUI for a program written in python.It is said that Gnome tool kit is helpful for this task.But,I want to know how to install it?and the way I should use it? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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GUI-Control to small - Liferea and Pidgin

"Multi-Select" with hight 0px. I can't see the attachment list in Liferea. My Problem is exactly described over here: http://sourceforge.net/p/liferea/bugs/987/ I am using Liferea 1.8.3 on 12.10. The ...
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How to build vim with gui option from sources?

I'm having a hard time building a VIM 7.4(obtained from vim's ftp site) with gui option. It builds ok without the gui option. Here's how I'm doing it: cd ~/Downloads/vim74/src ./configure ...