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165 views

unity won't run on my PC

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition on my old pc, and it won't boot into the Unity interface. instead, it shows an error (something about my system being not good enough for Unity) - and boots ...
1
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1answer
147 views

Can I install the current version of Unity in an older version of Ubuntu?

Is it possible to install current version of unity of 11.10 in 10.10 as I'm fed up with the power issues of current kernel version and would like to revert back. If I revert back to previous kernel ...
4
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1answer
3k views

How can I prevent certain directories/files from appearing in Unity's dash?

This question may sound similar to the following for which solutions are documented: How can I keep recent files from appearing in Unity? But my problem is that the Dash (in 10.10) not only lists ...
4
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1answer
226 views

Server + GUI installed, starting to get messy

I installed Ubuntu server and then I wanted a GUI and I didn't want the server anymore. So I installed the GUI and every-time I restart my computer it goes to an Ubuntu loading screen which "loads" ...
3
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1answer
278 views

Have to manually launch unity after upgrade

I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 first week of May. Unity won't launch on its own. After logging in the title and sidebar are unavailable (even though I chose Ubuntu as session during login) and I have ...
1
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1answer
366 views

zeitgeist-extension-fts cant seem to install after upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

Okay folks, hope all is well in which ever part of the world you are in, I seem to be having a bit of an issue with unity-place-applications & unity-place-files. I have just updated from 10.04 ...
3
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1answer
358 views

What's the feature name in Unity that allows windows to be tiled on the left and right sides of the screen?

In Unity, when you drag title bar of window, and point it to left side or right one it maximizes to half screen(full height, half width).. What's the name of this feature? How to install it on ...
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2answers
180 views

How to upgrade Unity on 10.10 UNR without upgrading Ubuntu?

I keep on getting errors when trying to Upgrade, but really, I like my current setup so I just want the new Unity interface. How to I upgrade it?
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0answers
165 views

How can I fix unity crashing to plain graphics without rebooting? [closed]

I'm on Maverick and every once in a while unity crashes and restarts. Which is perfectly acceptable since it doesn't happen to often and I assume there's some bug they are working on for the next ...
0
votes
1answer
280 views

How to make a window normal size with the keyboard in Unity?

I have 10.10 Netbook Edition (with Unity). If I hold down the Super key, I see numbers on the the app icons (including apps that are already open). If I hit the number for an app that is already ...
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2answers
184 views

Is there a way to make the launcher get out of the way of open windows?

Is there a way to make the launcher "dodge" open windows in Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition?
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3answers
768 views

Picasa installs but is missing in the menu

Acer Aspire One Netbook Ubuntu Netbook Remix 10.10 (freshly installed) 1 GB Ram 150 GB HDD Space When I try to install Picasa, it apparently completes, and tells me that it has been ...
4
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1answer
179 views

How to remove outlines around windows when switching with Alt+Tab?

When I switch windows on current Unity using Alt+Tab, I get an ugly outline of size of the selected window occasionally showing on random places. Is there a way to change this outline to something ...
2
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2answers
444 views

Certain applications don't stay in Launcher

I can start up IntelliJ Idea using the commandline, which is a shell script that starts up a java process. It then appears in the launcher, as normal. I can select "Keep in Launcher", but it only ...
4
votes
2answers
510 views

How to associate Unity Dash's buttons to the preferred applications?

Unity Dash shows some big buttons by hitting the Ubuntu logo: Internet, Mail, Games, Music. I'm currently using different programs than the original ones included in Ubuntu, but these buttons have ...
5
votes
3answers
429 views

Is there a way to install the latest version of Unity in 10.10?

Is there a PPA or hack I can use to install the latest version of Unity in 10.10? I want to use Unity as it is in 11.04, but I don't want to run alpha versions of everything else.
4
votes
2answers
744 views

Is there an equivalent to the Compiz Expose type plugin for Unity?

I've been giving 10.10 a spin on my netbook and it comes with Unity pre-enabled. Are there any equivalents to the plugins I use on full GNOME desktop, namely show all windows and show all windows on ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Is there any fix for ATI HD 4350 With Unity?

I Love the unity interface... so I installed the interface in my desktop pc and I installed the Ati Official Drivers, I recently Bought an Ati HD 4350, and the interface starts but very Sluggish and ...
10
votes
4answers
2k views

Compiz: how to combine scale and expo? (like in Unity with Mutter)

Unity in Ubuntu 10.10 has a nice effect when showing the four workspaces. The Windows on each Workspace are shown side by side. The Compiz Version of Unity only uses Expo to show the workspaces, but ...
13
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1answer
423 views

Can I make the global application menu show the full application title?

I've been using Ubuntu Netbook Edition as my main OS for a while now. I really like it, but I have one complaint. Whenever an application as a long title, it gets cut off. For example the terminal ...
2
votes
1answer
165 views

Can I develop Unity while running Maverick (10.10)? Or do I have to run Natty?

I've just joined the Ubuntu Unity developers Bazaar repository and am eager to get started on hacking the code! Do I need to run Natty to be able to do this? Or can I simply use Maverick? I'd prefer ...
0
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2answers
329 views

On the netbook edition (Unity), firefox is taking up full screen, covering menu and its own controls

On my Dell mini with 10.10 netbook edition, I have run into a problem where firefox covers the whole screen and there is no way to get to any other windows except by minimizing. Alt+Space does not ...
2
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1answer
184 views

Square in calendar on random day

I'm running Unity on Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition here. In this screenshot, there is this small orange square on the calendar which I presume is supposed to mark the present day of month. Still, ...
1
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1answer
446 views

Do not like unity, asking for options [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there an application to remove Unity UI? Will you have option to remove Unity in 11.04? Will it be possible to use the actual Gnome UI once Ubuntu 11.04 will be ...
0
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0answers
623 views

Is there an application to remove Unity UI? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you remove Unity? After trying two versions of Ubuntu Desktop on CD and one on USB and then must go back to Windows, finally I decided to install Ubuntu Netbook. ...
1
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1answer
515 views

Indicator Menu Replacement for notification area?

I'm looking for a Indicator Menu, that replaces the notification area. Any Systray Icon should be in a Identicator Menu, because on Netbooks the Application Menus and the Systray Icons overlap ...
1
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2answers
681 views

How to search for applications in Unity?

So far when I want to run an application, I click the Ubuntu button (or whatever it's called in the upper left), then Games, then All Applications, then I can either select or search for an ...
4
votes
2answers
253 views

Is it possible to change the group list shown on the application launcher?

I just installed Unity, on Ubuntu 10.10, to try it out. I've tried fiddling with a few things, but I can't work out how the applications are grouped and listed. I mean - if I click on the ...
1
vote
3answers
685 views

How can I get the Unity interface to work on my netbook?

I have 10.10 installed on my netbook, but the Unity interface that came with it does not seem to work. The top and side bar are missing and several graphical menus don't work. I have tried updating my ...
2
votes
1answer
283 views

Panel not found [installed netbook edition by mistake]

I installed the Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop. 1st time Ubuntu user ever. After successful installation only panel on top with small ubuntu logo on left and system/connections, time, keyboard, volume ...
6
votes
1answer
536 views

How do I open a file browser in the Netbook Edition?

I can't figure out how to get a file browser (Nautilus, etc.) in Netbook Edition 10.10 (Unity). How do I do this?
3
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2answers
291 views

Unable to use Unity

I use Ubuntu 10.10 and I've been shifting back and forth between the desktop and the netbook remix versions. Now I can't find the unity interface on UNR. It still shows as "installed" on the software ...
3
votes
3answers
434 views

Visual effects are not highlighted

I installed ubuntu-netbook edition on my laptop, in System → Preferences → Appearance, visual effects were not highlighted, so is there anyway to enable it? Now I'm using desktop mode at login.
2
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1answer
712 views

Remove unity, back to gnome and desktop crash

I installed unity packages from the software center, and after that some promblems started at the normal desktop session. I unistalled the unity packages and now in desktop session, compiz crashes, ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Can't change Visual Effects when running Unity

I installed ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition on acer aspire one happy. I tried to change the visual effects however it won't let me. It says Mutter is running, can't switch to other effects. I'd like to ...
4
votes
3answers
688 views

Can Unity based on Compiz already be fully used?

Last, time several month ago, I installed Unity to test it in maverick. I had the problem that it didn't work as expected. Instead of Unity I only got a white screen, I'm not 100% sure what the ...
2
votes
2answers
986 views

White screen with pointer after removing Unity

I have the same problem . I am a newbie. I added the repository with sudo add apt-get-repository ppa:canonical-dx-team/une then i went to ubuntu software center and installed "unity interface ...
6
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0answers
2k views

Is possible to change desktop wallpaper in Unity? If yes, how to do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add new wallpapers? I've installed Ubuntu Netbook edition 10.10 on a new latptop for a people whit zero knowledge of how to use a computer. Me and other people ...
1
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2answers
532 views

Installed Unity on my desktop PC and it is very laggy and annoying

I just installed Ubuntu Unity on my desktop PC and it is very lag and annoying! Any ideas?
6
votes
1answer
495 views

How does Unity decide the icon background colours?

The icons on the Unity launcher are square and contain the icon image and have a coloured background. The icons have different colours as their backgrounds (see screenshot). How does Unity decide what ...
3
votes
2answers
409 views

Is it possible to minimise applications using the Unity bar?

I quite Unity but it seems like odd behaviour that clicking on the icon "focusses" the application instead of minimising it when it's already focussed.
1
vote
1answer
882 views

HP TC4200 tablet Stylus not working on Unity interface

I've installed 10.10 Netbook edition on my HP TC4200 tablet PC. I primarily use it in the slate mode with a stylus and on screen keyboard. I can use the stylus as a mouse replacement for everything ...
5
votes
2answers
892 views

How to use Compiz as the window manager for Unity

When I tried to enable compiz, it said that I can't because of mutter. How may I enable compiz?
2
votes
3answers
925 views

Unity mouse/keyboard shortcuts for “wall” and “expo”

In Unity, is it possible to set up active borders or keyboard shortcuts to enable the "wall" and "expo" views?
6
votes
4answers
4k views

Uninstall Unity, rewind to old UNR interface, keeping 10.10?

I've upograded 10.04 to 10.10 on my netbook. The unity interface doesn't work for me, it just gets in the way. I can change the gdm choice at boot to put me into good ol' gnome, which is better than ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How to add icon of device on unity launcher?

My HDD is separated on three parts, two of them are on nfts, and the only way to reach some of this parts is through trash icon on unity launcher to start Nautilus. Is it any way to put ntfs parts of ...
5
votes
0answers
899 views

How do I stop Unity from starting windows maximised? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop Unity from starting windows maximised? How do I stop Unity from starting windows maximised? I like lots of windows spread across my desktop. It is fine ...
8
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I remove “Ubuntu Netbook Edition” option from the GDM session menu?

I was trying out Unity and then I uninstalled it but there is still an Ubuntu Netbook Edition option in the GDM session list. Accidentally clicking on that causes the user to log in to a broken ...
5
votes
2answers
537 views

Will Unity improve in 10.10, or do we have to wait till 11.04? [closed]

I am currently running Unity on my Dell Mini 9 netbook. I like the interface, but it seems a bit less "baked" than the previous NBR shell. For instance, performance is not great, it tends to be ...
3
votes
5answers
1k views

Will there be a clean upgrade path from 10.10 to 11.04?

Will there be a straight upgrade path from 10.10 to 11.04 (Gnome to Unity), and will there be measures put in place to ensure that Gnome is properly "cleaned" out on the way?