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0answers
27 views

How to regain access to running applications after clicking “More Apps” and losing them?

In the unity start, when i click the "more apps" button, all my applications close and reopen. I cannot access my applications except the ones that are on my launcher. How do i fix this because i need ...
0
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1answer
104 views

How to shut down the system while using GNOME desktop environment in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and I have GNOME and KDE desktop environments installed on it. While I am using Unity, I am able to see the shutdown option and able to shutdown the system by clicking that ...
0
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1answer
111 views

Unity Dash not launching-11.10

I'm running 11.10. I was on my computer today and I wanted to launch unity dash. But I pressed the superkey (Windows Key) and nothing happened. I pressed the ''Dash Home'' button but still nothing. ...
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2answers
77 views

How to stop updates nagging me in 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable Ubuntu Update Manager’s new version warning I'm running on 11.10. My computer keeps on bugging me about 12.04, but I don't want it to. Please help as it is ...
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2answers
115 views

Is it possible to have my desktop loaded before login?

I am connecting to the system with Putty (this is Windows SSH client) then running some service in interactive personal mode. For example this is a script to run freeswitch: dims@nebulla:~$ cat ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

Will upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 restore Unity?

Yesterday, I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 tot 11.10. After some trouble I managed to remove Unity and I installed GDM & gnome-shell as a replacement. I configured it a bit: installed some extensions, ...
0
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1answer
187 views

I got rid of unity but have gnome-panel: blank screen

I got rid of unity in my Ubuntu 11.10 on a dell mini following the steps as in this post. I had ensured that I installed gnome-panel before I did this and removed unity from within gnome-panel. When ...
3
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1answer
615 views

Cannot restart Ubuntu after replacing Unity with Gnome and purging lightdm

I am running Ubuntu 11.10. I used the directions here to replace Unity with Gnome. It seemed to work fine until the end of step 2 when I rebooted the computer. When I chose the default option, I just ...
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0answers
59 views

What is the equivalent of Window's autorun, startup folder, for Xfce, Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start applications at startup automatically in Unity? I need to start some programs after the desktop environment loads itself, what would be the equivalent of ...
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1answer
174 views

Reopen a closed GUI of a running program

When I use Truecrypt or Skype GUI and then (by mistake) push the X button to close it I can still see they are running (using ps-e). In the case with Skype I can even see I am logged in. If I try to ...
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2answers
138 views

Can you change the look of 12.04 to that of 11.10?

Can you change the way Ubuntu 12.04 looks so that the menu systems look like those from 11.10?
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1answer
223 views

Is it possible to install the Unity 2D Panel in Kubuntu without pulling in all of Unity's dependencies?

I would like to avoid installing Gnome dependencies, if possible. I figured this is possible as Unity 2D is written in Qt. Thanks for your input!
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1answer
149 views

Compiz not working on 11.10? [closed]

My PC Specifications: DELL gx620 Pantuim 4 3.20GHZ [HT] EMT64 2G in RAM Nvidia Quadro fx1700 So why can't I use Compiz effects.
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5answers
14k views

Quickly minimize/hide all windows, preferably with mouse - 11.10 specifc

How can I minimize/hide all my windows quickly, same as moving mouse to lower right in Windows XP? I don't want a command-line option. Ideally, I want to move the mouse to trigger it, or perhaps ...
1
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0answers
302 views

Can't login to unity-3D [closed]

whenever I chose Ubuntu(unity-3D) from login .it results an empty background without unity launcher and desktop icons .. I switched to console mode and tried unity --reset and unity --replace . Both ...
1
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0answers
58 views

How to rename the Desktop folder without breaking my system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it safe to rename special user folders? I'm currently using Ubuntu 11.10 in German. I noticed, that the Desktop folder's name is "Arbeitsfläche". Unfortunately I am ...
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2answers
174 views

Lenses don't show up in the Dash

I have Ubuntu 11.10 (Oct, 2011). I never use Unity-2d. I downloaded various Lenses from the Software Center. Then I restarted the system. But I don't see any differences! What do I have to do?
2
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1answer
97 views

Which release should I install, given my system specs?

I'm new to Ubuntu and am trying to run something better than 10.04. I have a Toshiba with the following: 1gb ram 1.86ghz processor ATI mobility radeon 600x. I was wondering which version I should use ...
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1answer
270 views

NX session window icon shrinks and is non-responsive, but remote session still active

This is a tough problem to summarise in one line! Steps to re-produce: From Ubuntu Unity desktop (I've experienced this is 11.10 and 12.04), start an NX session with a remote server [do something ...
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2answers
52 views

A program has too many menu entries. How can I see them all?

I want to use LiVES with Ubuntu 11.10. Unfortunately my screen is not very wide and LiVES has many menu entries so that I can not see all of them. Is there any way that I can see and use all menu ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Why don't Unity's window placement shortcuts work?

I am trying to use the Unity's Window Placement Shortcuts on Ubuntu 11.10 but they just don't seem to work. I even installed the package ccsm to ensure that the Grid option is enabled and the keyboard ...
0
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2answers
305 views

Unity 3D suddenly no longer working on my Wubi install

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on my hand-built tower (important specs: Intel Core 2 Duo 3 GHz, 8GB of RAM, NVidia GeForce 8800 GTS with 640 MB of video RAM). It's a bit of a weird setup because I installed ...
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0answers
137 views

How to fix a non functional GUI after fresh install? [closed]

So after a fresh install unity and my entire desktop does not want to work. I'm not able to drag any windows click in any fields or any buttons. the only way to navigate any window after opening is by ...
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0answers
39 views

Open irc:// links in XChat from Firefox/Chrome on 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Open irc:// links in XChat from Firefox and Chromium I tried following the tips here: Open irc:// links in XChat from Firefox and Chromium but none of them worked on ...
2
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0answers
333 views

Xen 4.1 + NVidia driver = Unity has no window decorations [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity. I installed XEN and booted its kernel. The machine booted normally. However, when I started Unity (3D), there were no window decorations. I tried Unity 2D and ...
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1answer
324 views

How to hide/remove “exit, minimize, maximize” bar on top of the application when not maximized, showing only the application/program on the desktop

I'm an on and off novice ubuntu user, last used 9.04 and installed 11.10 a week ago. What I want to happen, edit unity to suit how I use my computer: Copy the way xmonad (www.xmonad.org) shows its ...
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votes
1answer
788 views

How can i go back to nvidia 295.33 driver?

when i updated my nvidia driver to 295.40 Unity is not working any more i just get a black screen and nothing happens although Unity 2D and gnome classic are working fine so i think it's a problem ...
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2answers
1k views

Compiz uses 100%CPU since nvidia update

This morning, I logged into Unity 3D and noticed that everything was really slow and unresponsive. I pressesd ctrl + alt+ F1 to open a terminal and diagnose the problem. It turns out that compiz is ...
0
votes
1answer
254 views

Oh Unity Launcher scrambled with color dots after log on or restart

The left hand side Unity launch bar is color scrambled after reboot, or log on. When touching it with the mouse arrow, it comes back to normal. I installed gnome shell color before this started ...
1
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1answer
264 views

Lost the system tray-bar and side panel dockbar disappears when touched

I have complete confidence that this problem will be resolved by restarting, however, it seems very odd that it should disappear randomly during my session. To put it simply, I've lost the top ...
2
votes
3answers
164 views

Is there a way to keep the application switcher active on the screen all time?

I like the way it works. I like the way it looks. It could be more better If i can keep the application switcher on screen all time, not only when pressing Alt+Tab, and switch apps using mouse click ...
1
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1answer
70 views

Placing newly opened windows while having a window maximized?

I'm often working in a maximized window from which I'm opening new windows, that do not appear maximized. They are placed at the very top at the desktop in the way that I can not see the upper window ...
2
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0answers
180 views

ubuntu 11.10 login loop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu - resolution issue causing login screen loop Unity login return to login screen again after successful login. Got the following error in ~/.xsession-errors ...
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5answers
2k views

Windows 7 professional won't boot after installing ubuntu 11.10 alongside [closed]

I can't boot into Windows 7 Professional after installing ubuntu version 11.10 alongside windows as a dual boot. Windows starts to boot after I select it from GRUB and then select "start windows ...
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1answer
1k views

Titlebar of the windows is not showing up

I can't see the titlebar anymore. The one with the close and minimize buttons, unless the window is in full screen. Here is an image:
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1answer
176 views

Text editor playing hide and seek

When ever I minimise or Alt+TAB from the text editor Gedit, it disappears from Unity and from alt tabbing. I can open a new instance of it from the menu, but all previous work is lost. How can I fix ...
1
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2answers
477 views

Why is Unity 2D running so much faster on system with ATI 6770?

I'm new to Linux in general. I installed 11.10 the other day, and began enjoying. I've noticed, however, that when I choose "Ubuntu" from the login menu (vs "Ubuntu 2D), the system runs noticeably ...
1
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2answers
655 views

Intel HD Graphics Works on Unity, but no in Gnome shell

I cant play starcraft 1 in Gnome shell(to slow), in unity runs perfect .Why?
0
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3answers
324 views

i7 processor with 4 core, 8 thread system, how can i reboot Ubuntu?

I have tested Ubuntu in i7, i5 but lower then 4 core/8 thread CPU. In two system which has i7 processor with 4 core/8 thread i have the same problem. After reboot it never reboot itself auto. I need ...
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votes
0answers
50 views

Help with creating my own lens [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I start developing a lens for Unity? I wanna create my first unity lens, but i don't know how it works, i have been trying to follow this tutorial ...
0
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1answer
818 views

All windows decorations disappear after I maximize any window

When I maximize some of the windows all decorations disappear (by all, I mean on all windows)... Is that common issue on Unity or I'm just unlucky to have some prone to that bug configuration? Anyone ...
1
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1answer
162 views

Why is the top menu-bar not accessable when previewing open windows of an application?

If I have more than one window of the same application running then clicking its icon in the launcher displays a preview of that application's open windows, When this preview is activated I can't ...
0
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0answers
50 views

Moving unity to the right side [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? I know it happens when I'm changing the language to Hebrew but I still want it in English. How do I do this? If I can't is there any ...
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1answer
107 views

How can I force applications not pinned to the launcher to appear below applications that are pinned? [closed]

I normally use Super+number to open my frequently used applications which are pinned to the launcher, which is quick and convenient as long as the numbers remain consistent. However, when I run other ...
2
votes
1answer
773 views

ATI Radeon 5800 series dual monitor unity not 3D accelerated

When I had a single monitor setup, without Xinerama, with my current setup of Ubuntu 11.10, ATI 5800 series card, Unity showed transparencies, shadows, etc. (although graphics was reported as ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Why doesn't `unity --reset` work?

I want to reset Unity. But when I type unity --reset I get the following error: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". Xlib: extension ...
1
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2answers
855 views

alt+tab moves windows between workspaces and crashes unity

I have recently been using multiple workspaces in unity but have run into a bug that is making it very difficult to do this effectively. The problem is with alt+tab. When I am focused on a window ...
1
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0answers
58 views

cube desktop problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will compiz cube work in unity I am using intel i3 480M, intel hd graphics, ubuntu 11.10 unity desktop laptop. I chose cube desktop and rotate cube using the ccsm. It ...
1
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2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
581 views

How can I calibrate my colours?

I want to calibrate my desktop. I managed to find the colour option in the settings menu, but the calibrate button it's greyed. How to activate it so I can calibrate my colours?