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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How to open .desktop file in GUI

I can open .desktop files using terminal with gedit *.dektop or any other editor, but my question is how to open .desktop files in GUI?! To test what I'm saying just create an empty file in your ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Fstab mount smbfs share for user noauto asking for password via GUI

I'm trying to do a connection for my work computers d: from my laptop. Altough to have direct access to the disk I need to use the computers administrator account. And I would not like to save the ...
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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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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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Problem with installing Qt5.3

I am trying to install Qt5.3 into my Ubuntu 14.04(64 bit). While installation process was running suddenly it was showing some prompts and showed several error messages as following: Error during ...
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GUI Not Loading after interrupting a download

I was downloading a game called Garry's mod but I accidentally shutdown my computer while It was downloading and now when I turn it on and log in the only thing that appears is the background image ...
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Weird system monitor column sorting

What is the exact meaning of the sort arrows in Ubuntu system monitor? As my screenshot shows, the sorting is done on the first digit on the left of the divider for seconds, but then jumps to single ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Mate Desktop) Application and utility windows invisible

I am running ubuntu 14.04 with mate desktop. It has been my recent experience that my windows either launch invisible to my gui or become that way during use. For example when I right click in my ...
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15.04 GUI icons (Buttons) not responding to mouse over

I've recently installed updates and they broke my GUI... :( problem is that I don't know what did it.. Here is what is happening: When I mouse over an icon in the tray, it doesn't light up like it ...
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Backend changes via Network Proxy GUI

I know the manual proxy can be setup using the network options in Ubuntu 14.04 and it works fine as posted in the link. What configuration files/environment variables change after saving setting via ...
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Parallels: Scale title bars and menu not working

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Macbook Pro 15" with Retina Display with Parallels 10. Unfortunately the whole GUI is very small so it isn't very comfortable to work with. A fix for this ...
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I can adduser and login through the Terminal but not through the GUI

What should I do in this case? I added the user through "adduser" command. The user has a Home-Folder, but when trying to login through the GUI, it always says "wrong password"! What should I do?
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full disk encryption boot gui gone

I have installed my ubuntu system with full disk encryption. After installing updates, the gui that you type the password will not show, just a command line interface that keeps ticking information ...
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How to start xampp GUI

I am having trouble finding out how to start the expanded GUI. I have found a tutorial on how to start this one sudo /opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel/xampp-control-panel But I am not able to find ...
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What cool features/applications are there to change the way ubuntu GUI interface looks and feels? [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, and was just curious of things that I can do with this OS (ex: changing folder icons, button icons, etc.). I know this isn't really a technical question, more of a fun one. What ...
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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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Basic Ubuntu installation with non-Unity desktop?

I'm currently attempting to set up an Ubuntu VM for development. All I need is the core OS with a gui, a file manager, web browser and text editor. I'd then be installing tools like git, a JDK and ...
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User Groups and Advanced Settings in 15.04

Ubuntu used to allow me to change user's groups and advanced settings within the "User Settings" GUI. These options are gone now in 15.04. Where do I go to find these settings? (Using the command ...
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I uninstalled lxde using all methods but still lubuntu screen displays while logging in

I have uninstalled lxde using terminal and it is not visible in my laptop but still its screen is displayed while logging in, and in the list of desktop environments options it is available
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Weird black thick menu border after upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04

I found only GTK 3.0 Applications been affected. GTK 2.0 apps seem good. I've changed several themes other than the original one, but the problem still there.
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Is there an IDE for Ubuntu that combines Python, Gtk and Glade in one unique program?

I like PyCharm, but it doesn't have a GUI designer. I like the quickly package but I don't want to use Gedit as my editor. I tryed Ubuntu SDK but it's kind of hard to use python on it, and it's not ...
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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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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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Any complete GUI interface for Mercurial?

I've tried TortoiseHG from the repositories, but it wasn't working at all.
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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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Lubuntu - Move panel across monitors

Well, I switched to Lubuntu because Unity was too slow. How would I move the panel across monitors? I tried looking at the settings for the panel, but I can't move it across monitors. How can I ...
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How do I change the click target area for the corner box expand to expand a window in Unity Desktop?

When trying to adjust the size of a GUI window (such as my terminal editor window) I have to be exactly on the bottom right hand corner before the window-adjust icon appears. The target area is so ...
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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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Server setup info

I have been using Linux since 2008, entirely self-taught. I just replaced a Debian installation on this machine with Server only, and am going to try to use the terminal. First things I must do is set ...
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How to install MacBuntu on an Ubuntu minimal install?

I've tried going for Cinnamon install however the process failed. Discussion here. I want to try a different approach. Thus my question is, how do I install MacBuntu or MAC-4-Lin right onto a Ubuntu ...
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Remove ugly fat bazel from gnome-terminal with multiple-tabs

When I start gnome-terminal it looks quite pleasant but when I open another tab it's borders turns ugly: How can I preserve thin bezel while using multiple tabs?
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Most of the UI elements are missed (Xubuntu or XFCE4 over Ubuntu Server on VirtualBox)

I installed Ubuntu in a virtual machine using the official mini.iso image and decided to try Xubuntu with the following command: sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends xubuntu-desktop But ...
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Server GUI Ubuntu 14.04

I have as Ubuntu 14.04 server and was looking for a good web based GUI that allows me to monitor DNS/DHCP, Users etc in real time and that I can import my configs. I liked Zentyal, but it nuked my ...
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CodeBlocks Executable File for GUI Application

Good day to all. I have created a GUI Application in C++ language using CodeBlocks on Ubuntu 14.04 and I was wondering if there is a way to create an executable file which allows other people to run ...
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GUI tool to set the screen brigtness

What a GUI tool can I use to set the screen brightness? A simple explanation is welcomed
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Not able to log in through the Terminal or GUI log in screen

I have Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed alongside windows 8.1. Everything was working fine until I tried to fix the brightness issue on Ubuntu as given on http://itsfoss.com/fix-brightness-ubuntu-1310/ But ...
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Searching files by Ubuntu; an improvement? [closed]

Is there a feature in Ubuntu that would "search everything", that has GUI support and performs searches rapidly?
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NFS Mount on non-public IP

How can I mount a NFS storage to my Ubuntu, when the Ubuntu doesn't have a public IP? It's a VM on a server, without public IP. The internal IP is 10.0.1.5, but that doesn't work when I add that as ...