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Change the window manager unity-2d launches on login

As opposed to this question, I'd like to change the window manager that unity-2d launches when logging in. IOW, when I select a "Unity 2d" session at the greeter screen and log in, I want to change ...
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How to enable compiz effects in Unity 2d?

I run unity on ubuntu 11.04 and ive seen people with effects on the version but I cant enable it because they removed the effects settings , any help?
5
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1answer
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How can I make the workspace switcher in Unity 2D show more than one row of workspaces?

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. Everything works well except the workspaces refuse to form more than one row and I'm use to working with a 2x2 grid. The dimensionality of the workspace ...
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Expose-like spread mode in unity 2d without compiz

I'm using ubuntu 11.04 with unity-2d but without compiz because my computer has a two-screen setup. I'd like to know if there's any way of having a view of all active applications running like Mac OS ...
5
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Why don't my quicklists appear when I use Unity 2D?

For reference, I'm currently using Ubuntu 11.04 running on an Asus EeePC 1001HA, running Unity-2D. I've been trying to add Quicklists into my Unity Launcher, following instructions from this ...
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1answer
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Compiz not showing complete windows

When i work with compiz as windows manager, my windows are not complete (title bar is missing and white - no longer colored). I cannot move the windos either. When Y go back to metacity no ...
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How to enable notification area (systray) for Pidgin

The Pidgin icon won't appear in the notification area. I have already checked if the "Show system tray icon option" is set to "Always" in the Pidgin Preferences. I didn't find an equivalent solution ...
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3answers
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How do I customize the Launcher in Unity 2D?

I want to add/remove items on the Launcher. I'm using Unity 2D. Of course I looked it up on Google, and I saw instructions that said when I have an application open, I can right click on it and a ...
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2answers
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How do we install Unity-2D and dependencies offline?

We have installed 11.04 32-bit on an old machine that has no internet connection and with a graphics card that is not suitable for running Compiz or Unity. Still, we would like to run Unity-2D on this ...
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1answer
382 views

Ubuntu 11.04 Is not Supporting My HP Pavilion Computer

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04 twice,But after Installing it's giving a message "You system doesn't support 2D unity Login under Ubuntu Classic Desktop" After logging in Ubuntu Classic ...
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1answer
322 views

Custom Desktop Launchers not sticking after restart in Unity 2D panel

I have a handful of customer launchers that I'd like to place in the Unity 2D launcher. I have created them as desktop configuration files, and stored them in a shortcuts folder. When I click on these ...
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2answers
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Launcher not hiding

When I connect using NX (NoMachine's; not FreeNX), the launcher stays there, on top of open windows. I haven't been able to close it at all. Locally (with full unity instead of unity-2d, that is), it ...
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1answer
565 views

Can I rearrange Unity lenses on the launcher?

Is it possible to reorder Unity 2D lenses? I have several installed, and I want them in a different order on the launcher.
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1answer
217 views

Navigating between app icons in Unity with the keyboard

I just installed Ubuntu with Unity-2d inside VMWare. I press Super to search for an app, I start typing something like "te" and then get a bunch of apps. How do I navigate between them with the ...
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2answers
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How to correctly disable auto-hide in Unity 2d? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set the launcher to always show in Unity 2d? I'm using unity-2d in ubuntu 11.04 since 3d version is not working good in virtual machines (i use virtualbox from ...
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2answers
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Can I install Unity 2D and 3D at the same time?

Just for kicks, is it possible to install both Unity 2D and Unity 3D at the same time without breaking either one of them? What's the difference, anyway? 2D (QT) vs 3D (GTK2)?
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1answer
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How do I force Unity to not use compositing?

Unity 3D is incredibly unstable for me. Still, I love the interface and would like to continue using it. Is there any way to force Unity 2D? Btw: I've already filed a bug report against ...
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2answers
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Is there a Gmail notifier that works with multiple accounts?

Is there something equivalent to gnome-gmail-notifier for Unity and Unity 2D on Ubuntu 11.04/11.10? 'equivalent' means that it must notify about new emails from multiple normal GMail and Google Apps ...
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2answers
438 views

How to show icon Googsystray?

I have upgrade my ubuntu from maverick to natty, and my problem is Googlesystray not show in panel. but the app is work. how to show icon notification in unity panel?
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How can I find out if I am running Unity 3d or 2d?

I am running a Natty Beta 2 LiveCD and I realized that by default I booted right into one of the Unity desktop environments. I then looked into the additional drivers app to find that I am not running ...
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Home button icon missing in Unity 2d

The ubuntu icon in the top left is missing in unity 2d. any ideas how to get it to appear. this is on my other pc running nvidia 6150se / nforce 430 gpu which doesn't work very well with unity 3d. ...
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0answers
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How can I tell if I am running 2D or 3D Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I using Unity or Unity 2D? I have just installed the Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha on my laptop. How can I tell whether I have the 2D or the 3D Unity running?