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Full-screen, transparent, toggle-able terminal for Ubuntu? (Like Quake/Visor)

I want to toggle a full-screen transparent terminal on some hotkey, so that when you close it, it just minimizes in the panel/tray but remains loaded in memory. For example, Visor on Mac OS X:
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How can I enable one-finger scrolling in Unity?

I would like to activate to scroll with one finger inside the Unity environment(nautilus, Dash, Firefox). Because Unity claims to be touch screen friendly but scrolling with two fingers is annoying ...
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Designing Theme and interface [duplicate]

I would like to know how can I create a theme for Ubuntu. I want to base my work on Gnome shell. But the main point is buttons and elements are optimized for both mouse input and touch screen. I think ...
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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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Java application font size

I have downloaded a Java program with a GUI. I do not have its source. I am wondering if there is a general Java configuration to change font size in all programs (or, even better, in this one ...
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VST plugins not displaying properly

I tried to work with several Linux native VST instruments plugins but, each time, I had the same problem: the interface does not display properly. An example of what I mean: No text, as you can ...
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Help with ubuntu 11 mis-displays

So, I sea This tutorial, and I exectued this line in my terminal : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-desktop/ppa & sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop and my left-side panel changed abit, while ...
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Problems compiling Wireshark from Source (SVN) during .calling /configure

Today I've tried to compile Wireshark locally (no make install) from SVN as I've done before. When I call .configure I receive an error, that the file gtk/doxygen.cfg.in was not available: ...
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How do I start the graphic interface? [closed]

I just installed the new Ubuntu and I get stuck after I enter my username/password The screen is in black background and white letters it says: Ubuntu Precise (development branch) localhost tty1 ...
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aufs Root File System On Usb Flash

I configured aufs as a Root File System On Usb Flash Drive by this article. So the first brunch is real root FS and it is read-only. The second brunch FS is in memory and it is read-write capable. ...
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How do you make gnome-shell get out of the way in fullscreen apps?

I mostly like gnome-shell, and much prefer it to Unity at this point. (In reality, both are greatly lacking in polish.) However, when using fullscreen applications, I notice that the hot corners do ...
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Gimp interface to change to black

I am using GIMP 2.6 on Ubuntu 11.10 and wish to chage GIMP's Interface to black. How do I do that.
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Wireshark problem. Can't select default interface

I downloaded Wireshark from the Ubuntu 11.10 software center and when I start it and want to select default interface for capture in the list of interfaces are blank. I can't select default interface. ...
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Why resting Unity Interface? Почему сбрасывается Unity окружение?

Previously, it was when I closed my KTorrent. Folder on the desktop and changed the subject became gray, and the inscription underneath in black letters. Folder Nautilus became not rounded as usual, ...
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Bind MediaTomb to one interface

I hava a Ubuntu Server (10.04 LST) running MediaTomb. The server is also a gateway to the network, so I want MediaTomb only to listen on one interface. In the MediaTomb config file ...
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Grafic interface on LINUX 2.4.24 [closed]

I've a machine with Linux 2.4.24 installed. How is possible to get a grafic inteface on it? It is a VIA PLE133 Chipset based and it was used in the past as router/firewall. Could someone let me know ...
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How can I change my Nautilus and icon themes back to what I had before? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Appearance does not change on switching the theme For some reason, from about a few days ago, windows and icons look like Linux circa 1995. I tried resetting my theme ...
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I ran 11.04 on a Mac and I loved it. Why does it look different on a PC?

I booted a Ubuntu 11.04 live CD on a Mac and I fell in love with the interface. So I decided to install it on my PC. Imagine my dismay when the interface was just the blah standard Windows style ...
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Is it possible to use a USB guitar interface meant for ASIO on Windows with Ubuntu?

I have the peavey xport usb guitar interface. It comes with an installation CD to set it up with ASIO drivers on windows. Would it be possible to use the interface on ubuntu so that I could make use ...
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How do i fix the buttons close minimize maximize?

sometimes the bar with close minimize maximize buttons dissapears im using 11.10 I messed with compiz once and deleted it it fixed the problem, but its back now it seems the bar crashes sometimes
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Exotic graphical user interfaces for Ubuntu

What non-traditional graphical user interfaces currently run on Ubuntu? I don't mean hand-wringing over Gnome Shell and Unity, nor behind-the-scenes changes like Wayland. I mean something that the ...
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Upload more than one file using the Web interface

Where I work I cannot install the Ubuntu One client in Windows (you need adminstrator rights). But using the web interface, you have to select one file at a time, so if you want to upload 100 small ...
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Restarting the IPv6 network stack without restarting the IPv4 network stack?

In Ubuntu I use SSH to log in to my webserver. The IPv4 side of things is configured and already works, I can log in from other machines. But I'd like to configure the IPv6 side of things while I'm ...
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how can i turn network interface (localhost) on?

localhost is off on my machine. it's described in my /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth1 iface eth1 inet dhcp but when i run route route -n" with wireless off I ...
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Using two ethernet connections (Internet enabled) simultaneously

I have searched and read over the Internet and also on askubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and my question or the thing that I want to achieve is efficient use of both the connections and thus ...
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Some apps shown twice in dock when using Gnome Shell?

I just started using Gnome Shell and so far I love it. However, I added some of my frequently used apps as favourites to the dock, and some of them show up twice when launched. Once as if they are not ...
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Is there an install DVD with multiple interface choices?

I would like to be able to burn a single DVD containing multiple interfaces. The Ubuntu live CD image is 700MB so there should be loads of room. Maybe the languages packages could be put on it as ...
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How do I setup DHCP-Server interfaces so they are mapped/bridged to each other?

I have recently setup a DHCP-Server on an Ubuntu 10.04 server machine. The machine has two interfaces (eth0, eth1). I have the DHCP server setup correctly because computers connecting to the network ...
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Compiz crash leaves no usable interface [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I've reinstalled Ubuntu probably over 15 times now because of this and another problem(I'll talk about this ...
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Sexy and Clean Editor [closed]

Does one of you know a sexy and clean editor? Most of them look very fuzzy on me, well, i think Ubuntu in a general sense looks very fuzzy. Does anyone know why? Well, I can't really tell you how i ...
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Disabled Ethernet NIC Keeps Enabling Itself

My new Ubuntu 11.04 server is having issues with the two Ethernet ports on the motherboard. I only need one port, eth1 so I am trying to disable eth2. I executed sudo ifconfig eth2 down which only ...
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Unresponsive interface

Every once in a while the interface on the ubuntu box becomes unresponsive. The box has natty installed. The main menu on the top left and the taskbar icons on the top right cannot be clicked on. The ...
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What is a “mono wrapper”?

I am a Linux enthusiast with some very basic programming experience and I am currently trying to set up a touch surface interface using Microsoft's Kinect and Simple Kinect Touch software. I am in the ...
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What affects the text color in Google Earth?

The text color in Google Earth (installed via Google's package) has recently changed to become unreadable: It hasn't always been this way, but I don't know what I did that caused it to change. ...
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Blocks of applications disappears

I am currently using the latest version of Ubuntu with the classic interface. Every now and then I get "holes" in my running application exposing my background. I don't quite know how I am supposed to ...
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Some problems with Unity interface dialog box buttons [closed]

Hello I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop, I'm running Unity with no problem except sometimes when I open a dialog box, for instance, the properties of a file, the buttons close and help located ...
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Getting 10.04 LTS interface on Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use use the Classic GNOME Desktop? I've recently upgraded my netbook to Ubuntu 11.04 and the new GUI interface looks somewhat nice (I specially enjoy the ...
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How do I get the notification icons I want in Unity?

I now have Unity 2D running on my laptop, and the jury is still out as to whether or not I keep it or go back to Gnome. One thing that is throwing me off is that I don't have the same notification ...
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How do I make the script to run automatically when tun0 interface up/down events?

I use VPN client to connect to my corporate servers. It creates tun0 interface after starting the client. I've written script which install specific routes point to tun0 interface and rest to use ...
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How can I hide the simplistic photo editing buttons in Shotwell?

I never use these buttons: How can I make them go away?
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How do I share my connection with ICS and an Xbox 360?

Update Ok so after some playing around I found a GUI way to setup Internet Connection Sharing in ubuntu 11.04(Natty), Remembering that I am using gnome 3. We have the network Manager Applet up top ...
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Bridge interfaces and KVM

I have an Ubuntu server with and a VM using KVM. The plan is that the server and the VM have a static IP address. I tried to change /etc/network/interfaces combining some of the examples available to ...
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Window interface snap window [closed]

Basically when I try snap window to the left or right and move it up/down or snap to the top and move it left/right, I have something that can be described as invisible border moves and erases ...
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Will Unity lets users flick the left upper corner to reveal launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to open the Unity dash when hitting the top left corner of the screen? Gnome Shell gives uses the option of flicking the left upper corner with the mouse to achieve ...
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Accidentally overlapped the Gnome and Unity interfaces. Now they are causing my menues to glitch badly. Help!

Okay. So I am a supernoob to linux and consiquently Ubuntu (Version 10.10). I saw that I could use the synaptics manager to download the Unity interface. I didn't realize that when i went to install ...
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Why do the interfaces show ipv6 address along with ipv4

I have manually specified only ipv4 address for my interfaces. But all the interfaces automatically show inet6 address as well. Does it mean that ubuntu starts an ipv6 tunnel by default. If it does, ...
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How can I make NetworkManager ignore my wireless card?

I do not want NetworkManager to list or manipulate my wireless card. Can I hide its interface from NetworkManager somehow? I have tried adding this in /etc/network/interfaces, iface wlan0 inet ...
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Will my current Gnome desktop be preserved when upgrading to 11.04

I was wondering since Ubuntu 11.04 will include Unity as the default interface, if (when the time comes) I upgrade to 11.04 from 10.10 will my current desktop setup be preserved somewhere, so in case ...
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Where is the gnome option to display icons in menus?

I used to go to "System >> Preferences >> Appearance >> Interface", but I can't find that tab on Lucid or Maverick.