3
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2answers
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How do I add an icon to the unity dock (not drag and drop)?

I am creating a custom ubuntu live cd and I want to add a few items to the default dock. I think there must be something i can put in /etc/skel so that when the 'ubuntu' user is created at boot time ...
1
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2answers
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD run Unity 2D or 3D or selects which one to run adaptively?

In case I boot from an Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD, am I going to see Unity 2D, standard Unity ("3D") or does it depend on my hardware?
0
votes
1answer
740 views

Custom LiveCD without Unity still tries to load ubuntu session. (Failed to load session “ubuntu”)

I'm trying to create my own Ubuntu LiveCD without Unity. When lightdm loads is says (Failed to load session "ubuntu"). The autologin fails and then lightdm reloads with a normal login screen. I can ...
2
votes
1answer
402 views

How do I change default session on Ubuntu 11.04 Live CD

I'm working on a remaster of an Ubuntu 11.04 live CD and I would like the default session to be Ubuntu Classic instead of Unity when booting into the live environment. What file(s) do I need to modify ...
6
votes
2answers
910 views

Creating Ubuntu Live CD with customized Unity launcher

I would like to create a custom Ubuntu image based on Natty using Ubuntu Customization Kit. I also want to customize the icons appearing on the Unity Launcher. I can change the icons on my desktop ...
9
votes
3answers
961 views

Live USB faster than full install

When I run 11.04 from a USB flash drive, it works the way I suspect it should - quick and responsive. With a full install, on the other hand, I click the home button and I have to wait four seconds to ...
3
votes
4answers
14k views

How to disable visual effects and compiz 100%

UPDATE 1: The problem is not a monitor refresh rate flickering problem, as then the whole screen would be flickering. For me, only the application windows flicker in and out of view, then most of ...
2
votes
1answer
189 views

Why don't the launcher/other new features show up?

I'm a bit of a linux noob. I just successfully burned a CD with Ubuntu 11.04 (released today, April 28, 2011), and I loaded it on my windows computer running XP. It works great just like it did when I ...
4
votes
2answers
423 views

How can I test an app in Unity without installing Ubuntu?

I want to test my Ubuntu app on Unity. I tried installing 11.04 on a VMWare virtual machine. I get a dialog saying I don't have 3d support so I can't turn on Unity. I learn that 3d drivers are not ...