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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Manual UI scaling for non Unity environments

14.04 and Unity now offer UI Scaling. But what if I am not running Unity? In this case I am running Awesome Window Manager. How can I get my applications to scale the way they do when I am running ...
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Is gksu still used to launch gui applications in Ubuntu 14.04?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and went to launch mousepad with gksu from the terminal and it just hangs. I can press ctrl+c to get my username@computer back but the application never launches ...
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What is preventing the open source community from improving Ubuntu / GNOME aesthetics (margins, padding, positioning)? [on hold]

It's been a while since I used Ubuntu—7 years ago, to be exact, when I was playing with Dapper Drake, Edgy Eft, (skipped the next two) and eventually Hardy Heron, before schoolwork took over and 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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gui builder for shell script

Is there any gui builder tool for shell script. So that the interface can be designed by click and drag. Is there any plugins for eclipse or any existing ide to do this?
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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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Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS Network problem

Ok everyone, I am "sorta" new to ubuntu and am now running a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I did a basic install of 12.04 lts 64-bit. After initial boot I logged in and ran 'sudo apt-get update'. After ...
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How can I suspend the way that ubuntu does?

I would like a command I could map to a button or execute within my network. So far I know the command sudo pm-suspend but I could not make pmi action suspend work on either 12.04 nor 14.04 : Error ...
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How does a graphical front-end control a daemon?

I'm developing a file sync daemon on Ubuntu as a hobby project, and I'm thinking I might want to develop a graphical front-end at some point which will let me control it. How can a GUI control and ...
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WPA_GUI only works as root

WPA_gui will only work if I run it as root. I know I need to change its permissions but I cannot figure out where or to what. I have tried adding the user to the NetDev group but that did not work. ...
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Sketchy UI used in Ubuntu documentation? [duplicate]

I'm looking for the software used to create the UI mockups in Ubuntu's documentation, for example, here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareUpdates Thanks. Edit: The replies I got here are a bit ...
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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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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 ...
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Cant access ubuntu GUI from XEN

I have ubuntu server installed on my XEN server. Now due to some reasons i need to configure some GUI based application on Ubuntu so for that i installed ubuntu-desktop via apt-get. Now when i want ...
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How to change the UI language on Clementine?

The title says it all, really. I've recently moved to Ubuntu, tried a LOT of audio players, and I'm liking the features on Clementine so far but... It's the only program that isn't on English and it's ...
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GUI access to EC2 Ubuntu Instance Terminates Within a Minute

I finally was able to get GUI access to a Ubuntu instance I created on AWS. I did this by installing Ubuntu-desktop and also installing and configuring vnc4server (TightVNC?) on it. Now I can connect ...
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“Alias”es for Alt-F2

In the .bashrc file, one can add alias geditm = 'gedit --display=D1' For example, and then I can run "geditm" and have gedit open in display D1. I am curious if there is a way to give a similar ...
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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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Toshiba Satellite C50 - GUI not working at all on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I bought a new laptop Toshiba Satellite C50-A-1JQ and I'm unable to run any GUI under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 13.04 (the same happens for booting from LiveUSB and for an installed system). After booting ...
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Terminal wont render in ubuntu 11.10

I am completely new to Ubuntu and I am getting used to terminal syntax and commands. When I click on my terminal to open it, nothing appears, it says it opens and I can still copy and past commands ...
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Ubuntu showing Old Gui

I was trying to install DraftSight and It was showing some error. So to solve that error I installed the following two packages using this command sudo apt-get install ia32-libs libglib2.0-dev ...
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What is a simple, free SOAP client (GUI)?

On Windows I would use SoapUI, which can be run on Ubuntu either as a standalone application (see instructions on how in this question) or as an Eclipse plugin. Is there any other GUI available - ...
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What program should i use to create a simple GUI and be able to draw some objects? [closed]

Me and my team we are working on a team project for University needs. What we are doing is that we are reading some values from text files and then draw some objects on screen (A big square and a few ...
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Removed /var/lib. Can't open Desktop [migrated]

Well, I'm pretty scared now. I was trying to delete a folder by sudo rm /var/lib/texmf but instead, wrote sudo rm /var/lib I read some documentation about it, and found this thread. I tried to ...
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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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Replace Unity with Gnome / Cinnamon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I have already installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now cannot reinstall Kubuntu Xubuntu etc. I don't want Unity and its associated stuff ...
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how to start developing more cleaner editor's gui interface?

I'm using Ubuntu since one year and it got everything I need daily. I've written couple of applications like gps tracking and live video streaming in C++ with netbeans on Ubuntu. The only drawback ...
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Start another GUI on different TTY

For some reason I want to have 2 GUIs open at different TTYs. the commands sudo service lightdm stop/start will stop/create a new GUI at TTY7. but how can I do the same at different TTYs or ...
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What is a good MongoDB GUI client?

I've been using Rockmongo on Windows - it's a php based web tool. But on Ubuntu (12.04) it's behaving funny - queries timing out often - and I'm looking for better clients. Does anyone know anything ...
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Recuva Alike Software for Ubuntu 11.10

Recuva is a software in Windows used to Undelete files Piriform Recuva It has a nice GUI and is very dependable, I Googled and yahood for similar softwares for ubuntu but couldnt find one (few ...
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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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How Ubuntu Desktop Graphical user interface developed [closed]

I am new to Linux development. I know some basics of the Linux architecture, that there are layers such as hardware, Kernel, libraries and GUI. I know kernel and drivers are mostly developed using C ...
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Can't click on text fields

I'm having this weird problem with my Ubuntu since I bought a new laptop,sometimes without any clear reason it doesn't let me click on any text field and nowadays I saw that I can't click on the top ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 + AMD BETA Drivers 13.12 = don't work. Am I doing something wrong?

Hoping for some troubleshoot. Fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I get into GUI for the first time, and run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I follow this guide: ...
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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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Update the UI while threading

I am running an SSIS package on a different thread than the UI thread. How do I update the UI with status information from the SSIS package while it is running? In other words, I would like to read ...
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is there any gui for ELF file ( probably using readelf)?

looking for a good gui for reading elf files. I know about readelf which is only command line
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Lost the graphical login screen and the unity desktop

All of a sudden, when I boot up my computer, I am no longer getting a graphical login screen. I am just getting this: When I enter in my username and password, I am presented with the command line ...
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increase padding in gnome terminal

I'd like to increase the padding in the gnome terminal, because the default has no padding and hurts my eyes. (Padding as in: I want space between the window border and where the text input/output is ...
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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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Unity hotkey for minimizing current window?

What are the hotkeys for switching the current window between maximized, normal, and minimized states? If some of these don't exist, can I set them somewhere?
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Control mouse pointer using arrow keys (laptop/no keypad)

I have an application running on Ubuntu (12.04) on a laptop without a numpad. The application takes an image from a webcam and the operator traces a line onto an area of the webcam image. The mouse ...
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Window is hidden but process is running

How may I restore the windows for a given pid? It would be useful in some situations where the window of a certain program disappears (happens to me sometimes). For example, every time when i'm ...
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Authentication box shakes and disapears

When in the GUI and need root authentication, the box will pop up, shake around, then close. Somebody had this same problem a couple years ago and the fix was: sudo chmod +s ...
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How to open a GUI application and 'disconnect' it?

I can run Sublime, for example, in the background by typing sublime-text & The & puts it into the background so that I can continue to run commands in my terminal. Alternatively, I can run ...
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Changing gui for particular user in ubuntu 13.10

I want to change the gui for particular user in ubuntu. Even if I change the session menu in login screen, I dont get ubuntu classic gui and it remains same for all the options. However, it happens ...
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Is there a GUI for youtube-dl?

youtube-dl is advanced but it lacks a good GUI. I personally can't use such a program without a GUI. Something similar to YTD downloader will be good. I need it to have a progress bar and other ...
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Does GUI have shell behind it like terminal?

In Unix, the text we type on terminal window is sent to shell as input. How about GUI and TUI? Does it have shell too that handles mouse clicks and keyboard?
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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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Modem Advan Jetz DT-08 Tanpa Terminal

Mas, mau tanya nih. Gimana ya caranya koneksi modem Advan DT-08 yang tidak pake terminal? Masalahnya ada temen ane yang punya dan cenderung tidak menyukai terminal (GUI method preferred). Thanks atas ...