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Will I get any lag with these specs with Unity on Ubuntu 14.04

May receive a second hand computer: The specs are: Processor: 1.6 ghz atom RAM: 1GB OS: Windows 7 I want to know if they can run Ubuntu 14.04 fluidly without Unity lagging whatsoever. I want to ...
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1answer
89 views

Searching for menu entries in desktop environments other than Unity

Does any other desktop environment have the type-to-search-application-menus feature found in Unity? I’m curios about trying a more spartan desktop such as Xfce or LXDE. Or maybe something entirely ...
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1answer
3k views

Alarm clock for 12.04

Looking for a Alarm Clock for Ubuntu 12.04 with following Repeat an alarm after user defined period of time Can be paused Can be reset Shows a visual indication at alarm time Visual indication ...
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2answers
924 views

Fast, lightweight alternative to Compiz' Expo Plugin?

Are there any fast, lightweight alternatives to Compiz' Expo Plugin (which are compatible with / capable of running alongside Unity & Compiz) in standard Ubuntu? I'm looking for sth that's almost ...
11
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1answer
471 views

Where do I find a terminal lens for Unity?

I have been googling for a terminal lens, i.e. a Unity lens that integrates the terminal into the usual dash replaces the current Alt+F2 functionality. For instance one could have a line of icons ...
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3answers
1k views

what is the best Google Calender application for unity to alert and notify you with Events?

i want some example for the best application/client for manage and edit and control your Google calendar and daily mission or event. and it provide alert -alert with sound or notification- to give ...
3
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0answers
124 views

File transfer indicator applet?

In gnome-shell when you do a file transfer you get a icon appear in the bar at the top, I know in unity it shows you the information in the unity Launcher, but I have that set to autohide, so I was ...
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6answers
8k views

Better workspace switcher?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with default install of Unity. The workspace switcher icon could have been better. The function it does is accomplished by a keystroke. The icon remains the same (two ...
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1answer
48 views

Unity equivalent of KDE 'comments' feature

Under KDE, I can add 'comments' to any File/folder. I consider it the digital analogue of 'sticky notes' on physical files. Can I get the same/similar behaviour in Unity/Gnome? If yes, how? If no, ...
2
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0answers
483 views

Is there a per-application volume control indicator?

There was per-application volume control applet for Gnome 2. There is a per-app volume control extension for Gnome-Shell. Is there any indicator applet for Unity like this two?
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1answer
4k views

Is a brightness control widget available?

Is it possible to place a slider or some other GUI component on the desktop / Notification Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 to control the screen brightness? It's a little annoying to constantly have to go to ...
0
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1answer
305 views

Need a Unity indicator for Gnome Phone Manager

I really want to use Gnome phone manager on Unity, but it's icon is not appearing at the top panel, like in Gnome. So I cannot use the app. Pls help!
2
votes
1answer
251 views

Are there search and dictionary panel applets available for Unity?

Is there a search applet like OS X's and is there a dictionary applet like in Xubuntu and Kubuntu? If so, how do I get them? By applets, I mean the ones on the panel
4
votes
1answer
12k views

tortoisegit for ubuntu

Are there any alternatives to ToroiseGIT for Ubuntu? I'm looking for something to integrate GIT with nautilus in the context menu. Like TortoiseHG used to (replaced with HG scripts)
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1answer
2k views

How to convert .lit files in other formats?

I've changed my e-reader and i want to convert my .lit files in other supported formats (AZW, TXT, PDF, HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG or BMP) thanks
7
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1answer
2k views

Standalone Calendar with Unity Integration

I currently use Sunbird, and I like it for the most part, but its support is being dropped and it doesn't integrate with Unity. I'm looking for a calendar or personal organizer program which would run ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Alternative to Gnote when using Unity

I like the Gnote is a great application but unfortunately has no app icon, I would like to know if there is any alternative to Gnote working in the systray of Unity. Note: Tomboy is not an option
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1answer
2k views

Do you know any birthday reminder alternative to GBirthday?

I use the very useful and small birthday (and more) reminder tool Gbirthday a lot, but there is no Unity indicator for it (at least not yet, unless someone creates it) and you have to whitelist the ...
5
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1answer
1k views

Differences among Weather Indicators

To my knowledge there are two different weather applications with indicators for Unity -- what are the main differences and which one do you prefer over the other and why? Weather Indicator ...
12
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2answers
1k views

Are there any existing apps similar to GNOME 3's chat popup/respond box?

In general, I prefer Unity to Gnome Shell, but the latter's chat popup and inline responder thing (video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lepXx1kDelo) is more or less a killer app for me and is ...
4
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2answers
558 views

What could I use instead of the GNOME panel applet “Character Palette” in unity

As there is nothing like GNOME panel applets in Unity, I would like to ask about some possibility to supercede the "Character Palette", a function that I used a lot for comfortable embedding of ...