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UbuntuGnome - Software Centre font corrupted

I'm giving UbuntuGnome 14.10 a go and so far I like what I see :) I have an issue with the Software Centre though in that whenever it's the active window all the text (package names and descriptions ...
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How do I restart my X server?

I turned off my X server with Ctrl+Alt+Backspace. I used SysRq+Alt+B to reboot and now I can't get the X server back on. The motherboard posts and I get the same screen as I had when I used the SysRq ...
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How to keep a media partition when removing Windows and installing Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu but I am totally in love with Linux and want to keep it as the only OS on my laptop. I want to keep two of my partitions intact and use all the others (Windows boot partition, ...
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Gnome shell extensions disabled at every startup

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with GNOME 3.12 and encounter a problem with the Tweak Tool. Whenever I restart my machine all extension settings are getting set back do default, which is ...
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How can I transfer Thunderbird profile from Windows XP? [duplicate]

I've saved the profile on a flash drive by using the Import/Export feature of the Windows Thunderbird. However, the Thunderbird in Ubuntu seems to be a reduced version of the Windows one. In the ...
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How to repair the system

I have removed some packages thinking that they are unnecessary to me such as gimp some other, but after I have removed them suddenly my wifi stopped working also I am not able to connect to internet, ...
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Fixing boot animation for 14.04

So I have a clean install of 14.04 lts, and I've installed my nvidia proprietary driver. The boot animation now is just white text on a pink screen and . . . . (4 dots), I don't know why this changed. ...
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How to add custom sources to GNOME Music Player?

I just upgraded to GNOME 3.12 (running Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS) and I love the Music Player that comes with it. The problem I have, is that my music is located on a NAS, so its not in the default ...
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Visually Impaired guide to gnome

I am a Linux user from years back(when fedora was called RedHat). I stepped away from Linux for quite a few years because time did not permit me to learn two systems. I recently became disabled and ...
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What to do when Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6 fails?

Sometimes, while I'm working with my machine, my screen freezes. Most of the times, giving Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then Ctrl+Alt+F7 fixes the problem without any further action. Even if it doesn't, I can ...
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Unable to start session at login after upgrade to 14.10

After being prompted to upgrade to 14.10 I can't login now. It says failed to start session when logging in. I've got to the terminal and can login by the command line, I've updated the apt cache ...
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Gnome login screen doesn't shown after boot ubuntu gnome 14.04

I installed AMD graphic accelerators driver(aka fglrx) to replace xserver-xorg-video-ati at ubuntu gnome 14.04 with my HP 15-e044TX Laptop(uses AMD HD 8670M graphic card), but after reboot, login ...
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How Can I repair Damaged Ubutu GNOME 14.10 Upgrade?

I was in the process of upgrading Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 to 14.10 when my PC went dead because of a lack of battery power. I tried booting my PC, but it failed to by freezing on the GNOME loading boot ...
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Configuration of Redshift

I want to configure Redshift in such a manner such that it will be in the least brightness every time (irrespective whether it is day or night). Also let me know if I might face any problem if I use ...
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Why does the 'r' command change keyboard layout to US? - Ubuntu GNOME

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 installed on my machine with my system set to UK. When I run the r command via ALT + F2 to reset the shell, the keyboard layout changes to US even though my system's ...
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Why is GNOME Software Center not included in Ubuntu GNOME (14.04/14.10)?

So I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (which included GNOME 3.10) and noticed that GNOME Software Center isn't included and isn't available through the repositories. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Auto completion in run dialogue (Alt-F2). In particular when used to open folder

One thing I love about GNOME is the fact that you, from your run dialogue (Alt+F2), can open a folder/path in Nautilus by typing the path or the path relative to your home folder and then hitting ...
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UbuntuGnome 14.04 does not boot after install on MacBook Pro 13

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.01 by creating partitions on OS X and then installing from bootable USB disk. By Selecting Linux in rEFInd menu, I'll be taken to grub and selecting any options will end ...
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Where is the login screen wallpaper for GDM stored?

In 14.04, there is a really nice sort of stone texture to the background of the login screen. Where does that texture live on the disk? I have searched the unity greeter packages.
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Additional Drivers not showing

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.1 on my new laptop with an Ralink RT3290 wireless device and an NVIDIA GeForce 820m graphics card. My problem is that the drivers to none of these devices are ...
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Different wallpapers on multiple monitors

I have a laptop and a monitor. Most of the time my laptop is connected to the monitor over HDMI. I use Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and here is what I want: When no monitor is connected I want a simple ...
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How to edit the right click menu in Gnome

Is there a simple way to edit the right click menu in Gnome? I am running 14.04 Ubuntu Gnome, and for some reason the right click menu "whites out" my selection instead of highlighting it. I was ...
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How do I see my name in the panel in Gnome Shell?

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS and from installation, my name has not appeared in the panel. I have enabled it via dconf in org.gnome.desktop.privacy, but it has yet to appear even after a re-login and ...
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Changes Made in Dconf Editor don't take effect?

I am using Dconf to remove myself from the login screen by enabling disable-User-list in org.gnome.login-screen but that don't work. Also, I have tried changing the logo, no luck either. I have also ...
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How to get Gnome 3.14 on UbuntuGnome 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I just read that GNOME has been updated to version 3.14 (http://www.gnome.org/news/2014/09/gnome-3-14-released/) and I was wondering if there was a way to update the current release of UbuntuGnome ...
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Terminal Transparency in Ubuntu GNOME Malfunctions

I recently installed ubuntu GNOME and I have done all the updates and upgrades. When I try to add transparency to my terminal it don't work. It only goes dark-black to white. Transparency set to ...
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Are the source(s) of update for Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 different or the same?

I am contemplating installing Ubuntu GNOME and I am looking to educate myself more about the Ubuntu GNOME updates. I know updates regarding that of GNOME won't be found on Ubuntu 14.04, but I'm asking ...
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What are the difference between Unity and Ubuntu GNOME? [duplicate]

Taking a look at Ubuntu GNOME, screenshots i.e, and it Ubuntu GNOME looks quite similar to Unity. I was wonder if anyone which experience of the two would be kind enough to share their views.
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Mic not working for Logitech C615HD in Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I just ordered a brand new Logitech C615HD and connected it to my UbuntuGnome 14.04.1 LTS. In Skype the image works perfectly, but I am not able to get any sound; the mic is not working at all. I am ...
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How I can change the icons on the toolbar Nemo_1.8.4: Back, Forward and Path?

How I can change the symbolic icons of the toolbar Nemo_1.8.4_: Back, Forward and Path. I have tried without success, including from the source package. My distribution is Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 LTS. ...
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In 14.04 Gnome Classic, how to add icons to panel?

I am unable to add program icons to the top panel in Gnome Classic. I have tried holding the alt and/or the meta key and right clicking, but get no response. I was able to do this in 12.04. Do I need ...
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Unable to use net using aircel 3g dongle by micromax

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 GNOME and I'm unable to use internet through my dongle. I've tried all the commands listed in run file provided by the dongle ,still no results,how to go about this problem?
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Icon theme doesn't apply to Nautilus at all!

You can see that I have applied the 'Simple' icon theme in Gnome. I am using Ubuntu Gnome. And have download the tarball then extracted it into the /.icon before applying it through Gnome Tweak Tool. ...
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Why won't my Ubuntu GNOME accept my google password?

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. I integrated my Google account with it. But every time I login GNOME asks for my google account password. But when I give it, it simply wont accept it! I am 100% sure I ...
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Sudo apt-get update command [duplicate]

When I trying to run the command sudo apt-get update am getting error as, E: Malformed line 46 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read.
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Grub doesn't appear at boot time

I have only Ubuntu gnome installed in my system. When I start my laptop it is directly booting to Ubuntu gnome. Instead, I want to see the grub menu every time I switch on my laptop.
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Disable Touchpad While Typing Not Working

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. The "disable touchpad while typing" setting in the system settings does not work. Any permutation of the "syndaemon" command does not work. It is really annoying, ...
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Why don't I see network manager icon on the GNOME top bar?

I just started using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS. From the 'Help' application I see that there ought to be certain icons if I am using a wired connection on my GNOME top bar as shown below: But there ...
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Failure to boot after botched Ubuntu Gnome install

Specs Lenovo g410 intel i5 8 gb ram 120gb Crucial m500 ssd Situation I've been running Ubuntu 14.04 for a couple of weeks with Gnome 3 manually installed. After having a lot of problems with ...
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Gnome window bug

I just installed ubuntu gnome (fresh) and I am having a number of issues with the windows. When I open an application, like firefox, and if I use anything element in the app, I cant close the ...
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Only visible spaces seen?

I recently converted Ubuntu to Ubuntu GNOME by removing Unity and installing GNOME from the repositories and removed LightDM too. My account was working, but the rest of the family user accounts are ...
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Bash history not saved after closing terminal

I recently replaced my Ubuntu 14.04 installation with Ubuntu Gnome (which comes with Gnome DE). But I noticed that bash history is not saved once the terminal session is closed. Once I close a ...
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Is it possible to direct a single audio stream to a seperate output device?

I listen a streaming radio broadcast on my Ubuntu-Gnome pc most of the day. I'd like to send its output to my desktop speakers, while continuing to send the rest of the output to my headphones. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 before Windows 8.1 Error 0xc000000e the BCD of your PC is missing or contains error

I install Windows usually before Ubuntu, but because there wasn't Windows after experiencing some hard drive problem I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 before Windows, but I am unable to install either ...
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Where is `gapplication`?

I have installed Gnome 3.12 on Ubuntu 14.04 using the gnome-team/staging PPA. Launching gnome-document using the application launcher (.desktop) works fine, but if I type gnome-document in a ...
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Resolution changes after startup/login

I have been trying to use Gnome 3.8 / 3.10 / 3.12 since Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and no matter what I do it changes the screen resolution to 720p, instead of 1080p, so I have to manually set 1080p every ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome Permanent Widget?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, and what I am wondering is if there is a way I can create a Trillian, and Skype desktop widget? Yes, I do have both installed and configured already.
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Restore typeahead in Nautilus (UbuntuGNOME)

In the default version of Nautilus that UbuntuGNOME comes with, when you begin typing in a folder, instead of selecting the first matching file, Nautilus executes a full search of all subdirectories. ...
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Whole system hang after upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 [closed]

Occasionally, once in a few days, my computer hangs. The mouse is not movable. I cannot switch to any terminal (Ctrl+Alt+F1/F2/...) and the only way is to perform a hard reset. Did not find anything ...