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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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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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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Four GUIs off USB Boot

I am booting Ubuntu on a mac off of a USB drive. When I start it up there is a black screen giving me the options to try Ubuntu, install Ubuntu, or 2 other options. I select try Ubuntu and four GUIs ...
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is there a unified management console for Ubuntu 12?

is there something similar to the management console in Windows for example GUI based Device Manager In windows server there is a server management console through which we can manage all system ...
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Gnome problem with 14.04

I got an install of 14.04 Server on my VPS. I then installed the GUI with: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop, then installed VNC with vnc4server. Now I have this really, bugged gray screen instead ...
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cannot use visual mode GUI through ssh -XY <ip_address>

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and I am trying to ssh to log into a remote server which is also running ubuntu 12.04. I am using "ssh -X ". I can log into the remote server smoothly, but cannot use the ...
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Wallpaper and Unity UI text smears

I have the same problem as in this previously asked and not answered question: What may cause the desktop wallpaper to be scrambled? Here are some of the recommended cli commands to post here: sudo ...
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Auto-boot to CLI in Ubuntu Server and auto login to GUI

I know that this question is likely to have been asked elsewhere, but despite a concerted effort I have found everything BUT what I am looking for. What I want to do is pretty straightforward. I have ...
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Unity Error after installation on ubuntu 14.4

No application opens after installing such as synaptic, vlc, wine, etc. please help as I think there is some problem with the gui. Is it got to something with the unity?
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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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How to bring out the tray at the bottom in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. I accidentally moved the cursor somewhere near the right-bottom part of the screen and it brought out this pane - I want to know how do you get to that pane. Are there ...
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Likewise-Open and Change Expired Password on Login Prompt is not working

I am having problem on Ubuntu 12.04 with Likewise-Open and Active Directory Authentication. I can change users password using passwd command on the machine. But if user password expires and he try to ...
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Unable to boot to GUI from a Text Window

I have installed nvidia cuda drivers and toolkit in ubuntu 12.04 as given in the book CUDA Programming A Developer’s Guide to Parallel Computing with GPUs by Shane Cook. I have used these commands ...
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Usb removed too early - GUI not loading

I'm running a dual boot(13.10 and Windows 8) ... and after removing an USB stick too early(in Ubuntu), the GUI isn't loading at startup on both OSs ... I can only access the Ubuntu GUI by starting the ...
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open text file and dispaly in GTK+2 and display

please tell how text file can be read and the data can be then manipulated in GTK+2 C language. i have tried to compile a code but the problem is that only one line is displayed from the text file ...
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kubuntu System GUI radically changed after upgrade

Yesterday I did a full system upgrade, and now the GUI has changed in a way that makes the system very difficult to operate. On the top bar of the windows there are no longer the close, expand, ...
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Unable to change launcher/dock icon size in 12.04

I cannot change the launcher icon size by sliding the bar in Appearance window. the slider does not have any effect. Also the autohide also does not have any effect on the launcher. For guest user ...
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Ubuntu GUI does not start since the installation of libgl1-mesa-glx

After the clean and fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04, I installed libgl1-mesa-glx. Since then, Ubuntu GUI does not start. When I turn the computer on, the GRUB starts. If I choose normal start on ...
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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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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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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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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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How to bind a application to start in a monitor?

I have a ubuntu LTS box with two monitors configured with NVIDIA X Server Settings software, so that the GUI applications can be dragged between the two monitors. This configuration is fine and ...
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No menu and title bar after fixing low graphics mode in ubuntu 13.04

I had a problem with low graphics mode but I fixed it and I saw that the GUI has come. But when I logged on I saw that the left side menu bar and upper side bar which have close minimize and other ...
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dialog box obscured

I am using Intellij Idea Java IDE. Much (but not all) of the time, the buttons on dialog boxes are cutoff. I don't believe the problem is specific to Intellij, but it is the tool I use the most. ...
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Is there a GUI for command-line tools and Drupal management?

I have a physically disabled sysadmin who wants a GUI for specifically installing and updating drupal which is the primary thing he will be doing. We have a working apache and drupal installation ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Unity black and white pixilated screen after suspend resume

Whenever I suspend and resume my laptop I get the following screen (see link to image below). I can do Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get to TTY and I can kill and restart Unity but it seems to have no effect when I ...
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Shutdown/Dash has weird artifact - 13.04

See the bottom left of the dash example. The shutdown has a similar problem, but I was unable to take a print screen. Any ideas why or how to fix? The upgrade to 13.04 went fine other than this.
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How do I get Ubuntu 12.10 to boot GUI after removing libjpeg8?

In an attempt to install pygame on Ubuntu 12.10 I removed lib8jpeg sudo apt-get remove libjpeg8 so I could reinstall it. "This will fix that the pesky missing JPEG dependency," I thought. Since ...
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GUI is not working after installation of glibc

GUI is not working after installation of glibc in my pc i am using ubuntu 12.10 version
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Random UI language feature

I study several foreign languages at the same time and I would like to have a feature of random interface language switching during GUI login. I find it easy and natural to learn languages that way, ...
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Kubuntu 12.10, Signal out of Range after Grub.

I installed Kubuntu 12.10 from USB, had to edit Grub aswell. Grub appears to be working properly (dual booting with Windows 8). Everything works fine until selecting "ubuntu" from Grub. Screen goes ...
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samba gui not opening

Running 12.04 on 2 PCs both Dell and a compaq with XP. I want to config the system so one Dell is the server and the others clients, try to open the GUI and nothing after entering password. Have glade ...
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Hiding images in folder without renaming or moving the files

I'm dual booting Ubuntu with Windows and I have all my music on a separate harddrive. In Windows the album art is hidden by default but when I access the folder in Ubuntu there is two album artwork ...
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On GUI reset, desktop appears “off” of display

On Ubunutu 12.04 LTS, whenever I reset the GUI (ctl + alt + f7 or when I try to come back from suspend) my desktop appears "off" of my screen. Upon GUI reset, almost my entire laptop screen is black, ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 has some problem with GUI

Once power on the system, after some time the GUI of all most all window has changed (look at the image). Into thunderbird all text are overlapped and display mashed up. Into Geany color all tabs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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GUI applications doesn't ask for sudo password

I have bought a VPS and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. However I needed a GUI, so I installed xubuntu-desktop packages and a vnc server. That part just works fine, I also created a user, and added it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 loads without GUI (can access terminal) - Xorg.log&screenshot

I really need your help on finding out what can I do with this problem. I found some "fixes" online but none of them was helpful. I am kind of new to Ubuntu (and linux in general). If I am missing ...
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12.04 laptop screen showing blue and white - no gui on external monitor

please forgive my ignorance on a number of your potential answers as i'm new to Linux. Basically I turned my laptop on one day a while back and was greeted with a black screen. I've since spent a ...
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Audiobox.fm Quiet Terminal?

I am really enjoying the service offered by Audiobox.fm in regards to acting as a Music Streaming server on Ubuntu 14.04. See Product. I am a novice linux user and would like to know if anyone else ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 @ VPS - Gnome GUI doesn't show in vnc

So i've had this problem for weeks now and my host can't help me out and linked me to this thread: No desktop showing in Ubuntu 13.04 via VNC on a VPS I've did everything it says in there but then i ...
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Enable copying of special files in gui

I have made a portable Hdd to boot into root user directly hen booted. I have also removed the login screen, so that it directly boots into the root user. I no have to make a change in copy method in ...