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After setting somethings in compiz I get “focal blur” which I don't want

I recently did tweak some settings in compiz(set the desktop to be cylinder with ground reflection, made wobbly windows and added window shifter). It overally works very good. But there is one problem....
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Unable to install unity-webapps in ubuntu 16.04

I'm unable to install unity-webapps after upgrading to 16.04. All began as tweak unity was not launching. Now i'm unable to install it from synaptic package manager also as its indicating broken ...
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Why every window leaves a trace on the screen when moved or minimized?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, then installed a few software packages including Tweak Tool app. Although I did return everything to the default and still get the same results. This what happens when ...
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Cant launch unity tweak tool

When I try to launch the unity tweak tool I get this error: Error: schema org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchpad not installed Gtk-Message: GtkDialog mapped without a transient parent. This ...
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Unity Tweak Tool close session

I have installed Unity Tweak Tool and some times, when I change some of the options it closes all the programs and also the session. Now I cannot even start a session because it closes when it ...
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how to give each terminal tab its own title?

I see that there are ways to set the tabs title through the CLI, but how can I give each tab its own "title"? top pine git by default, gnome-terminal seems to show <user>@<host>:<...
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Some applications don't stop in Ubuntu 15.10

After installing Ubuntu 15.10 I've noticed that some applications don't really stop after you close them. It's the case of Ubuntu Tweak and qbittorrent. When you close them and try to open them again ...
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Tweaking inside a chroot environment

It's me again. I am creating an Ubuntu-based distribution by remastering 14.04's ISO (not with remastersys or any similar tool). I have all of my programs set up, including my default desktop ...
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What is the safest way to customize gnome-themes?

I heard Ubuntu and other Linux distros are completely customizable. So I decided to tweak themes and learned a lot and found that gnome theming uses CSS. I can't get any useful resources or ...
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14.04 Booting Issues

after almost 1 year of use, right after the last update i've started having issues in booting. If i try, that's what i got: [ 0.747081] CPU: 1 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not Tainted 3.13.0-33-generic ...
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How to tweak Ubuntu Software Center

Is it possible to change some styles inside of the Ubuntu Software Center application? For example, how can I change the rounded corners radius? Or how can I change the background color?
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Limiting curlftpfs/sshfs overhead in Nautilus, or any other file manager

I've automounted four FTP directories with curlftpfs and two SFTP directories with sshfs in my /etc/fstab on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. When I open the /mnt folder in which all directories are mounted, ...
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Ubuntu themes directory

I downloaded a few themes from various ppa's, and i don't like the button for closing, minimalizing etc. Are those themes stored in some kind of directory where i can edit their files? I'm using Unity ...
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Lubuntu with an Ubuntu desktop: system menu not visible 14.04

These are the steps I followed: install Lubuntu 14.04 install Ubuntu desktop 14.04 install ubuntu-tweak-tool install unity-tweak-tool (this did not work, it asked me to install missing packages) ...
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Hotcorners keep being disabled

It bugs me a lot that one of the best features of unity; hotcorners, are disabled by default. I use Unity Tweak Tool to activate hotcorners, with the upper left corner activating the workspace ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.01 - Unity Tweak Tool doesn't change theme and font settings

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.01 in a VirtualBox machine and Unity Tweak Tool works perfectly, everything. However, after installing Ubuntu in a spare drive (not a virtual machine), Unity Tweak Tool doesn't ...
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Speeding up boot time

I'm setting up a PC in the living room for Steam Big Picture (a "media center" version of Steam, which can also stream videogames from another computer on the local network). All the computer has to ...
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Removing desktop icons

In Ubuntu 14.04 Unity places Computer, Home and Trash icons on the desktop. I've tried using Unity-Tweak to remove them but they're still there. How can I remove them?
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Make Xubuntu 13.10 look like Mac OSX

I am trying to make my Xubuntu Saucy look like Mac OSX. Can anyone help me out?
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How do I change Unity launcher theme color?

I wanna change Unity launcher theme color in Ubuntu 14.04LTS, so I read this article. It says to use MyUnitiy but I cant find it in Software Center. Which repository should I add to install MyUnity?
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How to set borders around windows in 14.04?

Can someone advise me of how to add borders (wide borders) to Windows in Ubuntu version 14.04. In the past I have used "gnome-tweak-tool". However it doesn't work with version 14.04. All my windows ...
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Windows control buttons problem [duplicate]

I have tried to move windows control buttons using gconf-editor. It worked partially; Now when windows are not maximied X/Minimize/Maximize buttons are on the right side, but as soon as the windows ...
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How to customize system sounds

Yesterday I've found a web page containing all the iconic sounds/noises from all the star trek series/films. Being the nerd that I am, I thought it would be fun to change some of the system sounds ...
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Any tweaks after installing lubuntu?

I have recently installed lubuntu and want some software to make it run smoothly.Also, after i installed lubuntu, i saw no grub image (it seems bad without image) So, Please tell me how to set grub ...
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How to make Unity icons enlarge on mouse over as with Cairo Dock?

I have the Cairo dock installed and I love it. When I mouseover the icons, they enlarge, gain focus, etc. Is there a way to make the icons on the Unity sidebar behave in that same manner? I have ...
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Where is the OS name stored, and how can I edit it?

As question says, I am looking for file that holds system name (note: not hostname) and by that I mean, where it comes from "Ubuntu" "Ubuntu 13.10" and so on... Is there any way to change it? For ...
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How to change the header title and help message in GRUB menu?

How to change the header title and help message in GRUB menu? My Grub version is 1.99-21ubuntu3 and I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
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Is there a way to edit/tweak the regional settings? [duplicate]

Is there a way to tweak the regional settings and , while preserving greek locale, I can change the decimal separator to en_US? as this is necessary for google earth to work correctly? I don't see ...
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Ubuntu tweak tool - Mouse cursor would not change theme

I tried to change the cursor theme from DMZ-White to DMZ-Black for my laptops. But it does not work for one of my laptop. For that laptop, it does not work no matter I change the cursor theme in - ...
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How to disable Ubuntu 13.04 Unity fancy visual effects?

Unity works very fast but pretty unstable on my PC (with Intel GMA X4500HD video card). For example the Ubuntu purple-black splash screen is stuck as the desktop background (changing it in the ...
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I can't change windows buttons to the right side with Ubuntu Tweak [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, and I have Ubuntu Tweak already installed. I am tring to change windows buttons to the right side. I choose option "Right" in UT (and nothing happens). When I close ...
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Is there a way to add close buttons to the scale mode?

I have just moved back from Linux Mint 14 cinnamon to Ubuntu 12.04. In Linux Mint 14 the scale mode puts an X next to each window and gives the option to close them one by one in scale mode. Can I add ...
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How safe to move some system folders into ram?

Here is my pc specs Based on this tutorial I made following changeds to fstab tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777 0 0 tmpfs /var/tmp tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777 0 0 tmpfs /var/log ...
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ubuntu tweak menus in chinese please help

I installed Ubuntu Tweak and the menus are partly Romanian (native and system language) and partly Chinese (totally foreign to me). I searched the web, no answer for this problem. I would very much ...
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I tried to install “ubuntu tweak” but i can't find it now, how to fix this?

After I installed tweak using "Sudo apt-get install tweak" i went to dash home and i searched for "Ubuntu tweak" but it did not find it, so i tried to install it again but it told me "tweak is already ...