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't use graphical interface after installing Ubuntu 14.04 server

After installing 14.04 server, how could I get out from terminal and go to graphical?
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Tkinter on Ubuntu 14.04 seems not to work

I receive following Traceback: Traceback (most recent call last): File "tkinter_basic_frame.py", line 4, in <module> from Tkinter import Tk, Frame, BOTH File ...
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How do I determine which window-manager I am using? [duplicate]

I have a problem with window manager not loading, so I have to deal with just command prompt. I'm thinking about changing my window manager, but I switched them several times (trying to decide which ...
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Eclipse Luna displaying regular scrollbars instead of overlay scrollbars - how to change?

I've recently switched to using the new Eclipse Luna, but for some reason it stopped displaying the overlay scrollbars, and now shows the regular ones that are in e.g. Firefox. Kepler had them. Since ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GUI crash since update to Intel 1.0.6

A couple of weeks ago I've installed the Intel driver 1.0.6 on a (rather) fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo e330 laptop. Since then i cannot get a GUI (short error message and computer hangs) ...
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What type of GUI to ubuntu exists ? [duplicate]

Please I want to install many interfaces ¿can you help me? with links ...
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no GUI after install

This question has been asked in here before: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears But none of the answers solved my issue. In the compizconfig-settings-manager Unity and OpenGL are ...
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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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Nothing Appearing After Login (14.04) [duplicate]

This has happened to me more than once, I installed updates before shutting down, and later after I boot up and log in, I only see my desktop background and the mouse cursor, I can't do CTL+ALT+T for ...
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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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GUI on server Board lags

I have intel xeon 1220v3 with intel serverboard s1200rp. Ubuntu server runs fine from the cdi but i installed GUI on it and it lags a lot. What can be the reason ? The serverboard has 8M of video ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after login - no GUI, only mouse and default wallpaper

I am re-installing as we speak. I have a problem that keeps recurring: I'm running Chrubuntu on an Acer C720... When Ubuntu first froze with a blank screen, after login, with just a mouse and ...
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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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Some programs (Eclipse) show their tooltips with an unfitting black background [duplicate]

Here is a tooltip from Eclipse, that pops open when you press CTRL+O: Is this intentional? White text on black background does not exactly fit in, and it would be much more readable if it used some ...
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I cannot get a GUI on Ubuntu 14.04

I have gone through multiple guides on how to set up a GUI for my Ubuntu server 14.04. However all have failed. I tried using other Linux operating systems but they too have failed at attaining a ...
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git-cola not working in ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. I installed git-cola. Installation is smooth with apt0get install git-cola. When I open git-cola from launcher, it ask to open/clone a repository. I gave ...
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The application compiz has closed unexpectedly

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my desktop. (Pentium 4, 80 GB hard disk, 2 GB RAM, 32-bit CPU.) And I have installed Windows XP. I made a 40 GB partition for windows and 40 GB for Ubuntu. I ...
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Installing Gnome Classic on Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 64bit

I've installed Ubuntu Server Edition and setup open ssh,samba and lamp on my home desktop just to work on LAN. I also want setup a GUI on it for daily use. I've already performed the following sudo ...
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obapps can't “find” window

I push to Find and see: <class 'Xlib.protocol.request.QueryExtension'> (python:24700): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_widget_get_direction: assertion 'GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed <class ...
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Cannot move window because the title bar is above the screen

Sometimes I open a new window in a program (such as a new notebook in Mathematica), and the title bar of the window appears above the screen, so I cannot drag the window around. What can I do when ...
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How to remove unnecessary CDROM device from the “Files” app as I don't have a CDROM?

I don't have a CDROM device therefore the I'd like to remove the CDROM icon under the 'Devices' section in Ubuntu's 'Files' app. How can I do that? It seems to be a bug that the CDROM icon pops up in ...
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How run a .jar file with a double-click?

I have a problem running .jar files by double-clicking them. When I go to the Properties dialogue I can't find Java--only Archive Manager in the list of programs. But java -jar somefile.jar opens the ...
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Why user should never use normal sudo to start graphical application?

I've read the comunity "RootSudo" documentation and am interested in this line: You should never use normal sudo to start graphical applications as Root. Why? What is the difference? Please ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS crashes on GeForce 9400 motherboard

I installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Desktop on a PC equipped with a GeForce 9400 motherboard with 8 GB of RAM and Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @2.93 GHz. This motherboard uses a part of the main memory ...
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How to install an RPM using a GUI tool in Ubuntu Desktop?

I've been given some RPM files on CD and want to install them in Ubuntu (10.04) Desktop using a GUI app. Is there a way for me to do this without resorting to the command line? I'd like to know what ...
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ntlmaps GUI configuration and how to close ntlmaps if it is running?

I installed ntlmaps. Immediately after the installation was done, I got a window that allowed me to configure the program. Now I can't find how to launch this GUI configuration window again. Anyone ...
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ubuntu 14.04 and elementary desktop

Got stuck, hints welcome: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/stable More info: https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel ...
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How to add linux mint desktop to ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Hi I just want to ask what are the commands to be typed in the terminal to add Cinnamon(linux mint desktop) to the list of UI in the Ubuntu 14.04 login? I just recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 ...
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ImportError: No module named unstable

I get the following error when I execute the gui.py script on my newly installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Please help as I have recently started using Ubuntu, I am not too good at debugging yet. I get this ...
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Tool for viewing available DBUS messages I can send to an application

Is there a graphical tool or maybe a command-line one that lists all the messages and parameters/arguments that I can send to a DBUS-enabled program?? I really want to try scripting some DBUS things ...
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Sun Grid Engine Qmon not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hello to Sun Grid Engine, UI, and package experts, After installing Sun Grid Engine and trying to run the qmon graphic user interface, the system shows the following errors: Warning: Cannot convert ...
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“unexitable” GUI program

Is it possible to create a GUI application, where user can interact with it, but cannot switch to any other program (terminal, desktop, etc). Example of such applications would be something running on ...
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I cannot delete a folder from a driver (ubuntu 13.04) [closed]

When i try to delete a folder from a drive its saying through UI Error while deleting. Could not remove the folder New_Movie When i clicked show details , its showing Could not remove the folder ...
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How to expand Eclipse editor switcher?

I am running Eclipse Kepler on Ubuntu 12.04. When I have some source files open in the editor, I can hit Ctrl+e to obtain a drop down menu to switch between open files. As you can see, the menu is ...
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What MAME UI frontends are available for Ubuntu 12.10?

I have installed Mame via SDLmame but have so far failed to successfully install any decent GUI that enables categorisation of games, favouriting, or preview screenshots. I have many hundreds of ROMs. ...
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How to open file in GUI mode with terminal? [duplicate]

I could not find the section as you can open the file in a graphics mode, that is such a file 1.txt terminal displays the contents but I would love to see it with the gedit or another text editor?
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could not open gui in on dedicated server after installing unity

After installing 14.04 Server and installing Unity I could not load the gui. This is the error I got: Loading extension GLX modprobe: ERROR: ../libkmod/libkmod.c:556 kmod_search_moddep() could not ...
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How do i install a GUI for my Ubuntu Server 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTE, but i want a lightweight GUI, as it makes easier things for me. How can i do that? Which one do you recommend?
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Vertical line of white pixels between launcher and maximized application (Firefox)

Is this a bug or is it expected? How can it be solved if it's not expected?
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xinit fails on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I need to run on my server application with GUI. The only way to connect to the server is via SSH. So what I have already have done is sudo apt-get install xosview xosview is simple program with ...
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Where are the settings for disabling Nepomuk and Akonadi in the UI?

Where are the settings for disabling Nepomuk and Akonadi in the UI? It used to be possible to disable Akonadi and Nepomuk from the desktop UI, but I can't seem to find them anymore. Have they been ...
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Can't change color of GUI after upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04 i386

I push Apply but only changed color of Customize Look and Feel: I close and start again Customize Look and Feel and see again white theme (I need dark for my eyes).
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Failed to fetch when tryihng to install GUI on 14.04 server

I apologize ahead of time if this was answered already in a previous thread. I have set up ubuntu 14.04 server. I am trying to install a GUI on it and when I accept how much space the GUI will take, ...
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14.04 install does not start

Trying to install 14.04 on a Dell XPSL702X. Using external CD reader. Loaded BIOS defaults, tried SATA in AHCI/ATA modes, didn't matter. Setup will sit at the Ubuntu dots forever. Restart, hit ...
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Why do konsole and kate have different menubar color than other apps?

Here are some screenshots: I am using Kubuntu 14.04.
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Installing SteamOS on chromebook

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity installed on my Chromebook using Crouton. To install SteamOS in Unity normally, all you need to do is install SteamOS Compositor and SteamOS Modeswitch Inhibitor and ...
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How to show a hidden file

I wanted to add classpath to my jdk. While searching a way to do it I notice everyone open .profile file using terminal. But when I want to open and edit it with a text editor I couldn't see that file ...
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Most of Ubuntu GUI is missing after installing updates [duplicate]

I recently installed 14.04 on a 20GB partition. Everything was working fine. I was watching YouTube and had got my wireless adapter working as well as my graphics card, so I figured I would update ...
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Graphical pkexec require username and password

I am wondering if there is a way to have the graphical authentication part of pkexec ask for a username as well as a password instead of just a password. The computer I am trying to get set up is on ...
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Ubuntu14.04 installed but no GUI

I have windows 7 64 bit on my system, I installed ubuntu 14.04 with help of daemon tools. everything runs smoothly and while booting of ubuntu , i seen a /tmp directory issue which ignore withI now ...