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Task Bar at the top missing Applications, Places and System menu

I was trying to install VLC using System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager when I realised that I don't have Applications, Places and System menu items at the top left side of task bar. I ...
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Alt Key for HUD Doesn't Work

After few of tweakings, I doesn't have HUD anymore. Normally (on another computer): But it doesn't appear at all (on my computer): Indeed, the ALT key call the menu of focused app. So, as ...
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2answers
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Global menu disabled in some apps

i have Ubuntu 13.10 and in some apps (transmission, Gimp) is menu visible but all items disabled, i can still access funcions with HUD, but menu just does not work. I have many PPAs added, what could ...
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163 views

HUD in 13:10 no longer returns out of focus applications or system commands

I upgraded to 13:10 having run 12:04,12:10 and 13:04 and now the HUD is not entries from out of focus applications or, more importantly for me, system commands such as lock, suspend etc. is this ...
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Unity - Use Tab key to naviagate the HUD list

Right now, if we want to navigate the entries in the HUD results, the only way is to use the arrow keys. Is it possible to somehow map the Tab key to navigate the results?
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Unity Integration with HUD and top bar

I've got problem with unity web apps. Fresh install. Got chromium and ubuntu. When I go on facebook or gmail, ect., browser ask mi to install that webapp. I've installed it. Only thing after ...
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Can indicator actions be accessed via the HUD in 13.10? [closed]

In 13.04 and before, it was possible to access the indicator’s menus via the HUD. E.g., in order to establish a VPN connection through network manager, it was sufficient to open the HUD and type ...
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1answer
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Unlocking laptop appears to open the HUD

If I unlock my laptop, I'm forced to manually close the HUD. I've been finding that it's automatically opening with each time I unlock the machine. It's only happening on one of my devices running ...
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Arduino IDE Hud Menu

Arduino IDE like Eclipse IDE have no a natural integration with ubuntu HUD menu, but on eclipse i found here and here good tutorials to fix and it works perfectly like you can see on print, but i not ...
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1answer
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Run typical sudo commands from button on unity

I tend to find myself opening terminal sessions to run Sudo commands and was wanting to make something more useful as an application. Using some information from various online sources ...
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What does the Alt HUD do? 12.04 [duplicate]

I have done some searching around and cant seem to find an answer, i see many posts about how to disable the option but im just trying to figure out what its suppose to be used for. Just to be clear ...
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Latest Ubuntu 12.04 LTS kernel update (updated today, May 24, 2013) broke my dashboard search

I just updated my Ubuntu VM installation with that latest kernel, and usually I've had no problem with my VM updates. This change today, and now I can't search for any of my applications in the ...
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Is there a command to force Unity to reload menu data?

Not all the time but intermittently Unity will drop the menu from the HUD. Most often this is with GIMP but it has happened to other programs too. The menu choices are there but the content of the ...
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Hitting Alt doesn't bring up the HUD

I just noticed that the HUD appears to be gone. I updated to 13.04 recently and tapping Alt doesn't do anything. The Alt (tap) shortcut is even gone from the cheat sheet that appears when I hold ...
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0answers
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How to run unity next on a virtualbox? [closed]

I have 12.04 running as my main OS. I only have Ubuntu, so I can not afford to screw it up. I installed 13.04 on a virtualbox and compiled and install unity-next to try it. When I ran it from inside ...
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How can i change navigation keys for results produced by HUD

Once the HUD is invoked how I can remap keys for navigating through its results? For example, ctrl + j for go down and ctrl + k for go up. Thanks in advance.
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1answer
210 views

How to turn on Unity HUD

I have Ubuntu 12.10 (upgraded from Lubuntu). According to Synaptic, I have Unity installed. How do I turn on the HUD?
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Xmonad with Unity / HUD

I want to use xmonad and still use the HUD from Unity. Is this possible? Could Xmonad be using while using Unity? is there a way to use the HUD inside of Xmonad? I'm in 12.04, soon to be 12.10.
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1answer
274 views

How to access the menu of the webapp using HUD?

When I open a Web App and try to use the HUD it shows me settings for the browser rather than the app itself. Help? I have this problem with all of my Web Apps not just Google Docs.
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Is there a way to ignore Unity ALT menu when using the terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? I frequently work with Emacs in the GNOME terminal on Ubuntu 12.04. I have a pretty vanilla setup at the ...
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1answer
72 views

Can I use HUD menu for unfocused applications?

Example: if I am running LibreOffice Writer on one desktop and Audacious on another, can I train or alter the Unity HUD Alt Command to allow me access to menu items in Audacious even as Writer is the ...
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19 views

Can't launch applications, no windows, no launcher, nothing but a blank desktop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I unchecked unity tool bar from Compiz, after that no windows and launcher are visible. Also no applications are ...
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1answer
135 views

HUD background changed to black and can't use wine

I am new to Ubuntu. After updating 12.04, HUD background changed to black instead of transparent and can't use Wine and ccc anymore. Then I tried GNOME but only the wallpaper appeared and can't do ...
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111 views

Aliased HUD icon? [closed]

I am currently on Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity 3d and today I noticed that the icon next to the HUD is slightly artefacted and aliased, unlike the other icons in the dash. I was wondering if i'm the only ...
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324 views

Firefox crashes when HUD is opened [closed]

Every time I press Alt from Firefox to open the HUD, Firefox crashes. What do I have to do?
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415 views

HUD is not working after upgrade

My HUD is not working after I upgraded from 11.04 (and or 11.10). It prompts for command and it tries loading for 4 seconds then gives up.
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3answers
225 views

Why it isn't possible to type in URLs in the HUD?

With the Ubuntu's HUD you should be able to work faster. But with Firefox it's not always the case. If I type in an URL nothing happens... so why it isn't possible to use URLs in the HUD? ... How ...
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1answer
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How do I prevent Ubuntu from capturing the Alt key to show the HUD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? When I press ALT key on virtualbox machine (ex XP), ubuntu 12.04 catch that key. How to prevent ubuntu ...
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1k views

Unity 3D only show wallpaper and Icon if set, where did it go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears Unity is gone. As I have use user defined session on 12.04, I'm back to default sesion (ubuntu) and then unity is ...
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0answers
70 views

Head Up Display (HUD) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why doesn't LibreOffice work with the HUD? I cannot see many application (such as LibreOffice) compatible with HUD . Is the HUD feature fully functional in 12.04 ...
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Disable 'type your command` prompt on pressing alt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and noticed the little prompt that appears on top of every window when you ...
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2answers
957 views

Can I disable Dash and HUD hotkeys when fullscreen (in DOSBox)?

I'd like to know if its possible to disable the global hotkeys (Start and Alt) for Unity features while running applications in fullscreen under DOSBox. If possible, it would be nice to disable them ...
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2answers
433 views

HUD not work in all aplications (Ubuntu 12.04)

when I want to close Google Chrome at HUD, HUD does not bring up the command to close the application. All the commands I've typed in the HUD, but it all does not work so, how to restore HUD as ...
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2answers
909 views

Does the HUD work in Lubuntu?

I have a Lubuntu install, and have noticed that the HUD that goes along with something called Unity does not appear when I tap alt. I learned about the HUD from the notes about the most recent Ubuntu ...
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5answers
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How can I change the size of the Dash font?

I've just installed and configured Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. I've changed all font sizes, with the myunity tool, and they're now all set to the Ubuntu font size 9. However, I can't find anywhere in ...
2
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2answers
490 views

How to get the Dash and HUD to appear. (and stop Unity spewing error messages.) [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wifes Dell Inspiron 1501, which uses an R300 ATI graphics chip. Neither the Dash or HUD appear when pushing the appropriate key. When I try unity --reset & in ...
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1answer
197 views

How to stop HUD from appearing while video playback?

When I watch a movie in VLC, I want to jump forward or backward in the movie using Alt+Right/left, but when I press Alt the HUD appears. Is it necessary to change some key bindings (like shown here) ...
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The HUD not functioning as it used to (as expected) [closed]

I've been using 12.04 since it was in beta 1, and have really enjoyed the HUD feature. As soon as it was officially released, or very soon after, the HUD stopped working in some of the apps I like. ...
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3answers
2k views

HUD won't work on 12.04 [duplicate]

I upgraded to 12.04 right after it was released, and once it installed, I was eager to try the new features. After fiddling around with most of them, I forgot to try the brand new HUD. I tapped the ...
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How to set Hud to do this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remapping Alt + F2 in Unity I don't want to use launcher at all, i just want to use Hud. For example, I press Alt and write Chr and press enter and it will open Chrome. ...
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2answers
4k views

How do you invoke the HUD?

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to try out the new Heads-up Display (HUD) interface. How do I make it show up?
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1answer
342 views

Tapping ALT brings up love handles, not the HUD

Just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and wanted to test out some of the new keyboard shortcuts. I probably have some config files sitting around from my 11.10 install, in particular I think I may have ...
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5answers
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How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key?

A number of games, Emacs, and the terminal make extensive use of the Alt key. Can Unity be configured to respect this key, rather than launching the HUD with it?
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How can I disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? I'm interested in how to disable the new HUD. Any ideas?
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1answer
598 views

Why is HUD not installing on 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the Unity HUD and how can I install it on my system? I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin from usb. I really want to test the new HUD thingy ...
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1answer
5k views

How to uninstall the experimental HUD PPA?

I installed HUD via these two steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:unity-team/hud sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I tested it, but now I have problems entering Applications ...
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3answers
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What is the Unity HUD and how can I install it on my system?

I have read about the Unity HUD. Is that a mock up or a real thing? Can I install it on my current Ubuntu 11.10 installation or do I need to upgrade to 12.04?