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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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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Virtualbox Ubuntu issues running programs in secure shell

Hello I am new to Ubuntu and Virtual machines. I am running windows 8.1 with a VM running XUbuntu. I am able to secure shell into my work computer (RedHat)through the VM, but when I try to run a ...
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How to switch ubuntu in CUI and GUI mode (for memory saving)?

I installed ubuntu 14 desktop version with VMWare Fusion on my mac, as I need to execute some linux binaries on mac. The issue is that ubuntu itself occupies almost 1G bytes of memory with the GUI. I ...
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Web Based Video Recording GUI

I've created a gstreamer pipeline code for capturing the screen and video of a webcam and putting both in sync into a single file. I'm looking for a web based "open source" UI to use (and ...
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How to set environment variables for GUI program?

I am using texstudio, a latex editor, on Ubuntu 14.04. When I start it from bash $ texstudio, and click the compile button, it works fine. However, if I start it by clicking the icon in the launcher, ...
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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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Java windows open up off-screen (multi monitor setup with Ubuntu 14.04)

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 Bit) with Java 1.7.0_55 (openjdk-7-jdk:amd64, openjdk-7-jre:amd64). Most GUI Java applications start without any errors or warnings and their Icon shows up in the launcher, but ...
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Are there any GUI man page editors are available?

I find the man page format extremely painful to write. Is there a GUI (WYSIWYG or WYSIWYM) editor available to make this task easier? I'm hoping for an application that is to man pages as Kompozer is ...
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Any complete GUI interface for Mercurial?

I've tried TortoiseHG from the repositories, but it wasn't working at all.
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What are the advantages of using GTK3 and GTK+3 over GTK-2?

I'm creating a utility program for Ubuntu in Python using GTK-2 and have been told by several people to use GTK3. Why would I want to do so, and would are the advantages of using it instead of GTK-2? ...
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How to run Redshift, and Redshift Plasmoid in Ubuntu 12.04?

Redshift briefly appears on the taskbar at startup or when run and pops out of existence. I've installed Redshift Plasmoid for a GUI, but I can't get that to run either, and won't show up when I check ...
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What are some GUI clients for Git?

I am using git for version control of various projects. Is there easy-to-use software for navigating through commits and branches of a project and for retrieving versions?
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The GUI and the theme in that video

Could you please tell me which GUI is the guy in video using, and also, what theme is it? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_lhqg_p21k
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Cannot log in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed NVIDIA driver(346.22) to my machine in Ubuntu 14.04. In order to install, I used console(clt+alt+f1) for my operations. After the installation, I would like to go back to the GUI(Ubuntu ...
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Cant authenticate via GUI

I can not authenticate anything that requires GUI authentication...like approve software updates. After each try it says something like authentication was unsuccessful, and closes the dialog after 3 ...
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how to install cmake-gui 3?

I have cmake 3.2.2 but cmake-gui shows 2.8 and some packages can not be configured using cmake-gui because they asked for the new version. is there away to install cmake-gui 3 or to make it recognize ...
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Wine has stopped working

All I can do is browse the c: drive. I removed and reinstalled wine and it still won't open. What can I do? (I am trying to open it in the GUI).
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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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How do you run Ubuntu Server with a GUI?

Trying to run a Ubuntu server for the first time... But everything is in a terminal. Is there a way to switch to a GUI? Also, the server doesn't have direct access to the internet... So, is there a ...
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Strange Colors in Select GTK Applications/ Certain Applications Transparent in Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome Shell [closed]

Edit: I reset my computer again and now the issue is gone. I'm still wondering if anyone else has had this issue in the past and knows why this was a problem. I disabled the overlay scroll-bar as ...
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Ubuntu freezes without doing anything

I just started Ubuntu and after a minute it froze. Nothing works, mouse, terminal, GUI, nothing. How am I supposed to solve this problem which I have never faced before? This is the error message ...
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recovering lost 15.04 GUI

After the latest system update, I lost my GUI. how does one repair Ubuntu desktop/ Unity?
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Get GUI back from background application

I started an app (minecraft server) with ssh like this: nohup java -jar minecraftserver.jar & and then logged out. Now that I am next to my computer I can't access the server's terminal. How ...
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Is it possible to put a GUI to more than just TTY7?

My question is pretty much the title. I often use TTYs for handling different matters in parallel. This could be for instance: something local on TTY1 per SSH on ServerA on TTY2 per SSH on ServerB ...
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Will I be able to get an interface that is like Gnome Classic in Ubuntu 14.04?

For a while I departed from Ubuntu to use Linux Mint because I really don't like Unity, or Gnome 3's most recent interface. I was fine with what was called "Gnome Classic", but I feared it was being ...
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Alternative for Teamviewer? [closed]

As one might know, Teamviewer has no native support for Linux. Although Teamviewer's marketing guys keep telling it runs fine with wine and stuff I experienced one problem after another. Is there some ...
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unable to login into recently created administrative user account

the account is active, and I can log in using a TTY but mot through the GUI. when logged it shows the same image active with the other user account but a message saying: No directory, logging in ...
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Problem with GUI after update

Running 14.04 LTS, and just had auto update to kernel ....53 After completing update, system said it needed to reboot to complete changes, which I did. After reboot, apache web services available ...
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How to start X application from SSH [duplicate]

I've tried to search this topic in google, but without any significant results. I need to start some GUI app from terminal, but I don't care what this app is showing me. In addition, I need to start ...
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Need a ubuntu server that has both SSH and Desktop users

I have a virtual Ubuntu server that need both SSH and Desktop access. Do I have to change the server to a desktop server or can I install the Desktop and only have one group use the desktop?
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Cannot Login to 14.10 GUI

I cannot login my GUI login in 14.10 guest login works boot in recovery mode and change user password with success reboot and cannot get past GUI login -- it takes password then it acts like its ...
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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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Desktop empty after login Ubuntu 14.04

I really need someone's help. I don't know waht else to do, I've read all forums trying all sort of manipulations without managing to solve my problem. After my login my desktop is empty. I don't ...
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creating GUIs in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Is there a software tool that allows me to develop GUIs in ubunu 14.04
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Ubuntu completely freezes whenever I search something in “Computer” disk.

Ubuntu completely freezes whenever I search something in "Computer" disk. It's not something related to RAM, because it keeps happening even if search result contains few files and it works just well ...
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Installing GUI Goes To A Screen With A Mouse

Just installed Ubuntu Then I was trying to install the gui with the command option from command prompt: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It installed but it didn't reboot by itself(I don't know ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 suddenly won't load the Unity GUI!

This follows up with a new twist to: Ubuntu 14.04 stopped booting suddenly The situation before the problem cropped up was a little different this time around (for one, I didn't mess around with ...
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Why did my LiberOffice UI change to Classic?

After I turned on my Ubuntu 14.04, and opened my Libreoffice Impress the interface changed to the Classic UI. How can I change it back?
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Installing a VM using VBoxManage commands fails with NS_ERROR_FAILURE

I'm trying to set-up a VirtualBox VM, so that at the end of the process, an installation of Linux will start from the virtual DVD. Alas, at the end of the set-up process I get an NS_ERROR_FAILURE ...
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Installing GUI on Ubuntu server 15.04 without internet connection

I'm trying to figure out how I can install the GUI on my Ubuntu server without an actual internet connection to do the downloading of the software to the server. I have a portable hotspot for internet ...
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15.04 can't connect to password-protected Wifi

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from Ubuntu 14.10. When I try to connect through the GUI to a password protected wifi network I cannot click on the 'connect' button D: Any quick fix? The wireless ...
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Ubuntu UI texts not showing properly

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from the Ubuntu page 3 days ago but now the UI texts is broken as you can see in this image Do you have any idea how to solve this? and what is causing it?
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Bitcoin miner for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I was wondering if there are any good Bitcoin mining software with a GUI that is easy to understand. Can anyone help me out?
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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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All UI elements in apps ugly and grey (14.04)

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm having a weird problem that I can't find any mention of online. Basically, all UI elements in apps look grey, Windows 98-style. (Gparted) (Geany IDE) ...
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How to remove the right border of the starter in unity?

I was wondering if it's possible to remove the white border from the unity starter (the background of the starter is transparent, so the border is visible). After searching around for a while I ...
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Ubuntu sometimes freeze when changing from the CLI to the GUI

I am computing stuff with the GNU Octave in the terminal and want to check on its progress from time to time. Well, so why does my laptop (W650SZ) sometimes freeze when I change between the terminal ( ...
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How can I disable “selection by clicking ” on GTK treeview [closed]

I have this code where I get a treeview and a sign when I click or move the up / down over the lines. For my application I need to disable the selection when the user clicks on a row, further I wonder ...
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icon in launcher are scrolled up and they are not moving down

Screenshot, Please check top left corner I'm using Ubuntu-12.04. Icon in launcher are scrolled up and they are not moving/scrolling down. I do not want to restart my system. I've even tried ...
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15.04 Can't install GUI driver

For some reason 15.04 can't install GUI. Even when simply trying to boot with a stick I am getting Nouveau error. Basically can't identify chip on my GTX980. Very strange because 14.04.2 have no ...