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51 views

How do I fix Unity crashing after using Unity Tweak Tool to set Window spreading/scaling?

The problem: After setting Window spreading to on in Unity Tweak Tool, Unity will crash on trying to initiate the Window spread/Scale Compiz effect. This results in the Unity panel and launcher, as ...
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1answer
341 views

Unity 3D not working

The first time I installed Ubuntu 11.04, it said that my computer can't run Unity 3D. Now I upgraded my computer a little bit, and I want to try to enable Unity 3D again, but I don't know how. I'm ...
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
168 views

installing ubuntu 10.04 over top 11.04

im looking to install 10.04 over top the 11.04 partition, it wouldnt let. keeps giving me a "root file system not found" error ever time i manually select partition. (i have a win7 partition) 11.04 ...
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3answers
366 views

Dragging files across workspaces in 11.10 [closed]

In 11.04, I was able to select a file in Nautilus and while dragging/folding the file change workspace using the regualr keyboard shortcut keys. This was very handy if for example I had to attach a ...
3
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2answers
191 views

Is there any way to update the Unity in Ubuntu 11.04?

Is there any way to update the Unity (dash, launcher, etc.) in Ubuntu 11.04? For example could I make it what Ubuntu 11.10 has? (The dash contains icons for applications, places, etc at the bottom). ...
3
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1answer
980 views

What's wrong with my Ubuntu appearance

I don't know what happened but my background become idle. So I want to change the background. Right click on the desktop then click "Change Desktop Background" but nothing happened. So I manually ...
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1answer
117 views

How can I restore Media Apps, Internet Apps, More Apps, Find File part of Unity Dash?

People, this happened on Ubuntu 11.04, and Ubuntu 11.10 in twice I have reinstalled ubuntu,unity,gdm,lighdm and etc... Sometimes is and process with I close with the options to search in the unity ...
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2answers
2k views

Startup programs in particular workspace

Is it possible to do that? Because I always open a few programs for developing in one workspace, music in another and so on. Is it possible to make it automatic? Thank you.
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1answer
272 views

How can I configure Alt+Tab and the launcher to only show apps in the current workspace?

I don't like that when I press Alt+Tab I see all open apps in all workspaces. How can I see in the Alt+Tab menu and in the launcher only the programs that I am using in that particular workspace? I ...
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1answer
123 views

Is there a way to unmask the login password in Unity?

I use two different keyboard layouts and I never know which one I'm in at the login. The keyboard layout indicator at the login always says USA whether I'm in Qwerty or Programmer Dvorak. I have no ...
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2answers
131 views

Is there a way to get Gnome 3 Unity (from 11.10) in 11.04?

I have Gnome 3 installed in my 11.04 and I was wondering if I can get 11.10's unity in it
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0answers
160 views

Window manager selection not working for one user [closed]

For only one user on the system, the window manager selection in the login screen of ubuntu 11.04 is not working. Irrespective of what I select (I have window maker also installed), unity is the one ...
2
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1answer
219 views

How to configure my login screen to remember last session I used?

I'm using 11.04 and I want it to remember the last session I use, unity or ubuntu classic, where can I configure it? Thanks.
2
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1answer
89 views

Is it possible to get the 11.10 Unity Desktop in 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Unity after installing Desktop Edition? Unity interface on the Desktop in 11.04 I am running into severe problems with dual monitors+fglrx in 64bit ...
2
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0answers
31 views

opening web locations in Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I put a web application on the Launcher? Using 11.04 at the moment - 11.10 crashed!!!!, I have been using the Gnome environment but have decided to try UNITY! In ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to disable F10 opening indicator-datetime?

When I press F10, the indicator datetime opens up. How can I disable that? Another app use that as a keyboard short cut and I can't use it! Using Ubuntu 11.04 Unity I don't see F10 listed in my ...
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1answer
484 views

Just started using Unity from Ubuntu Classic. Missing Indicators

I just moved to Ubuntu Unity and found my Indicators missing (11.04) Also I have tried Installing Ubuntu 11.10 CLI (using Alternate CD), then install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop. I ...
2
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1answer
420 views

My Ubuntu doesn't seem to be using Unity

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop. I upgraded from 10.04 several weeks ago. I noticed that it seems to be using the old GNOME 2 user interface. I'm curious if this is because of my graphics card, ...
2
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2answers
1k views

How do I set an external monitor as default? (Or move Unity bar to monitor at least)

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty on an HP laptop and I cannot figure out how to get Unity on the external monitor! I have my desk set up with my monitor in front of me, and my laptop working as a ...
2
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1answer
398 views

How do I change default session on Ubuntu 11.04 Live CD

I'm working on a remaster of an Ubuntu 11.04 live CD and I would like the default session to be Ubuntu Classic instead of Unity when booting into the live environment. What file(s) do I need to modify ...
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1answer
350 views

Desktop background “freezes” in Ubuntu 11.04

I'm experiencing an odd problem with my desktop, which I'm unable to find any solutions (or reproduces) on the web, partly because for any search terms I can think of, I come up with a lot of hits ...
2
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1answer
841 views

Why am I unable to remove the Ubuntu One icon?

I have removed the Ubuntu One icon from the Unity launcher and it keeps returning. I right click the icon and uncheck the 'Keep in Launcher' option. I do not use this service and I want to remove it ...
2
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1answer
160 views

ALT-TAB showing filenames [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 with the standard unity configuration. I often work with many PDFs open, using evince as my reader. However, from the small visual preview that ALT-TAB provides, it is hard ...
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0answers
361 views

Sometimes empty application search results in Unity [closed]

I saw a bunch of other questions here asking about the search results of Unity, but mine is slightly different. Sometimes, when I search for an application in Unity, no search results come up for the ...
2
votes
3answers
313 views

Unity dash does not get keyboard focus first time [closed]

When I login to a unity session, the first time I press the Super key, the dash pops up but the keyboard focus does not go to it. I press the Super key a second time to dismiss the dash, and a third ...
2
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1answer
685 views

Unity launcher crashes and leaves ghost shadow

Sometimes my Unity launcher crashes and shows and undesirable behaviour: although it still hides, it leaves a ghost shadow behind it. I don't know how to solve it and the only way to recover the ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Broken sound volume indicator - can't change volume

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) and the sound indicator in the panel sometimes breaks down. I assume it is probably because the sound system crashes or something. When this happens, The sound ...
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2answers
81 views

Cannot locate app [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: remove application shortcut from Unity panel First a small note: my Ubuntu installed not in English language, so I could be wrong in names of some GUI elements. In ...
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2answers
930 views

Location of .desktop file of “Application lens” of Unity

I would like to modify QUICKLIST of Unity "Application lens" but I haven't managed to find .desktop file which I could modify. Could you please help me? Screenshot of quicklist of Unity application ...
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2answers
531 views

How to get back default upper right corner notifications?

I recently installed Xubuntu/Xfce session using Ubuntu Software Center in order to test how Xfce would look like. I didn't like it, so I removed those packages and got back to the default Unity ...
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1answer
243 views

Is there a way to move the unity launcher 'show' edge on multiple monitor setup?

I'm in a situation where my primary monitor is on my right and that is the screen with the Unity launcher. When I fullscreen an app, the edge that actually tiggers the launcher to reappear is on my ...
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0answers
132 views

Touch to launch multiple software instances under unity [closed]

I would like to change the touch/shortcut (middle mouse button or right+left at the same time) that launch a second time the application under unity. Example : -I have a touchpad without and the ...
1
vote
1answer
308 views

Hardware does not support unity after reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and switch to the Unity 2D desktop? I installed ubuntu natty on my friends laptop and it was all working fine out of the box, last night he updated the ...
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0answers
4k views

how to uninstall unity in ubuntu 11.04, not disable it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you remove Unity? How can i uninstall or purge the unity desktop completely from Ubuntu11.04, not disable it, exactly remove it?
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2answers
713 views

How do I get Unity to launch “Log File Viewer” as root?

By default, "Log File Viewer" is not launched from Unity as root in Ubuntu 11.04. This is pretty useless, as most of the log files are only readable by root. How can I change this behavior so that it ...
2
votes
2answers
75 views

I installed supertuxcart and can't figure out how to launch it

I installed supertuxcart and can't figure out how to launch it or how to get Unity to point to it. (My system is AMD 939 4400x2, overclocked@2600mhz, DFI LANParty UT expert motherboard, 2x1Gig khx ...
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3answers
3k views

How do I stop the Unity launcher from hiding behind other windows?

The Unity launcher tends to put itself in the background of any windows sometimes. It does not occur on startup, just randomly after some hours of usage. How do I bring it back to front without ...
1
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0answers
727 views

Panel and launcher disappeared after using ccsm and resetting to defaults [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I am using Ubuntu 11.04. Last time I just installed Compiz and ccsm from the Software Centre. After I opened it, I ...
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1answer
119 views

Panel theme reverts to standard GNOME in indicator area [closed]

My top bar looks normal up to the point where the indicators appear. The theme and icons don't apply there and it looks like this I don't know why but that little part of the bar with indicators ...
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1answer
135 views

Ubuntu 11.04 Launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? I have searched the net and found out that the Launcher is not movable. With widescreen format it makes perfect sense to have the launcher ...
3
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1answer
886 views

Why do my windows disappear when I move them to different workspaces?

For example: I open some file with Evince (in default workspace 1) then I right-click on window titlebar and select "Move to workspace 2" What happens is that Evince window disappears from workspace ...
4
votes
2answers
577 views

Can I have both unity 2d and gnome 3 sessions available?

I don't mean i want to run both GUI'S at the same time . I mean if I can install Gnome 3 and have unity-2D which I can change back and forth at any time by logging out and logging back in deciding ...
1
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2answers
165 views

Blue “gap” behind the Unity launcher button? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the blue triangle on the home button for? I regularly have a gap in the upper-left corner of the button for the Unity launcher. It is almost like a beveling of ...
1
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1answer
616 views

Unity Launcher Autohide won't work [closed]

Ever since I installed 11.04 I've been having this freaking problem with the Unity launcher. I don't know what the hell I do - but, initially, when I boot Ubuntu, the autohide works. And then - I have ...
2
votes
1answer
268 views

System boots in fallback mode half of the time

Half of the time when I boot up my laptop it enters Gnome Classic fallback mode and all 3d graphics are disabled. If I log out and log back in, then it will enter Unity properly and 3d effects will be ...
1
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1answer
119 views

Customization for quicklists of Unity is reverted after reboot

I followed the instructions here to modify my quicklists of Unity. For examples in order to add an "Root Terminal" item I modified my gnome-terminal.desktop as follows: [Desktop Entry] Name=Terminal ...
4
votes
1answer
210 views

Unity side bar freeze bug [closed]

I just installed ubuntu 11.04 and the side bar of the unity interface tends to freeze after a certain period of time and I can only fix it by restartyng the computer. What is the cause? or is it just ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

Browsing more applications (installed) in Unity

I just switched from Classic to Unity and found that I cant locate my other apps in the dashbord. I click "More Apps" and nothing happens ... I suspect I'm missing some packages as I actually ...