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Open terminal in 'always on top' mode on startup

I want Ubuntu to open a terminal in the lower right corner when I log in, with the always on top mode enabled. I have made a script which does this when I run it from a terminal, but it does not work ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu start up view changed due to gnome shell [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr on my laptop. Its default Desktop Environment was Unity. I installed gnome-desktop-environment then I could use both unity DE and gnome DE on my ...
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1answer
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How do I re-install Zeitgeist Datahub in the Startup Application Preferences

I stupidly removed Zeitgeist Datahub from Startup Application Preferences. How do I re-install it back there precisely as it was originally?? To put the question in another way: I did try to ...
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3answers
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Add directories to $PATH without repeating yourself

My shell is zsh and OS is Ubuntu 13.04 I need to add directory to $PATH to make it work in following places: In graphical environment(Unity) (such as startup applications, gmrun program that runs ...
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1answer
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Unity Crashed, Ctrl + Alt + T not working, Logonscreen bland

Initially I realize this isn't going to have all the information needed so one of the first things that would be good is getting advice on how to obtain the relevant debug logs or... how to actually ...
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2answers
427 views

How to change ugly gray startup animation screen that KDE installed?

I have Ubuntu Unity 12.04 installed. I decided to add the KDE desktop, just to try it. It changed the startup animation to an ugly gray screen with a squashed logo (the circular logo is way out of ...
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2answers
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How can I open an application without making it appear (at all) in the Unity launcher?

I want to open a startup application in background, but i dont want too see it in common Unity panel at the left side. At the worst it will be at the task bar (where there is a clock). Thanks for ...
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3answers
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How can I reduce Unity 3D's memory usage?

I have a problem with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit installed on Acer Aspire AO 722 with AMD C-60 processor. at the first startup, Ubuntu is much more resource consuming up to 500MB with Unity 3D. after I ...
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1answer
776 views

Unity does not start automatically, have to start it manually

After upgrading to 12.04 the system starts up normally, and shows me the login screen. After I log in, unity does not seem to start up and shows me a small XTerm window. I start unity manually from ...
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2answers
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How do you tell unity to startup in 2d and compatibility mode?

How do you tell unity to startup in 2d and compatibility mode? If you have to run a UNITY --replace after startup it doesn't kill the currently running unity and you end-up with two toolbars. One ...
0
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1answer
270 views

Problem with Gnome3 on Ubuntu

I recently installed the gnome3 on my Ubuntu some 1-2 months ago, it was working nice, but today, i was trying a theme, and then after reverting, the gnome-shell is not working!, When i select gnome, ...
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3answers
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How can I get a startup application to run in another workspace other than #1?

I want to startup an always run but seldom actually used application to start on another workspace, so I don't have to manually do it each session start. Can this be done, and if so, how?
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0answers
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Unity session fails to open [closed]

While looking out to solve another problem, I've disturbed the opening of Unity session by altering (suppresssing) GConf (as suggested somewhere between, Ubuntu doc, forums and Ask Ubuntu) - now Unity ...