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Arrows next to Launcher Icons in Unity 2D

What do the tiny white arrows next to the icons in the Unity 2D launcher mean? Sometimes there is one, often more. Do they indicate the number of windows of that application that are open?
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Stuck in unity 2D, 12.04 after installing cuda

It was Unity 3d before I install cuda. But after I installed cuda5.5, I can never get back to unity 3d. Any ideas?
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1answer
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Ubuntu will not leave 2d mode

I am running 12.04 LTS, have received all of the updates, and cannot switch back to 3d mode. After restarting and notifying the GUI that I would like to start in Ubuntu (3d) mode, it goes to 2d mode ...
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How to make Ctrl+Super+left/right work in Virtual Box Ubuntu 12.04?

I use Ubuntu 13.10 as a development machine and found that buttons Ctrl+Super+left/right are quite useful for me. From time to time I'm working on Ubuntu 12.04 installed on Virtual Box and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't work on 3D mode after I installed drivers for wrong graphics card

I am quite new to Ubuntu. I accidentally installed wrong graphic card (AMD Radeon 5500M). but mine is Intel HD 4000. Now my Ubuntu works on 2d mode and I have lots of graphical issues.
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Upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my VAIO, alongside Windows 7. I know Ubuntu upgrades won't damage my Windows drive and I'm fine about it, but I've seen people saying 'Unity 2D removal' and 'purge ...
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How to have the high-contrast theme with the normal icons in Ubuntu 12.04 Unity2D?

When changing to the high-contrast theme, the icon set is changed to a high-contrast one. Is there a way to have the high-contrast theme, but with the regular icon set? OS is Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity ...
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1answer
263 views

Steam dosen't start, an X error occured

whenever I try to run steam, it doesn't open, but it doesn't give an error message. Running it through the consle, I get this... Running Steam on ubuntu 12.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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No Unity 3D in VirtualBox

I'm having trouble running Unity 3D in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in VirtualBox. I tried enabling 3D acceleration, it still does not show 3D. Only 2D. I tried installing VBox Guest additions, won't show 3D. ...
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1answer
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Falling back to unity-2D after an update

I have a laptop with nvidia optimus technology and I had installed bumblebee (running ubuntu 12.04 64bit). After an update ubuntu-2d is loaded (I verified that with echo $DESKTOP_SESSION printing ...
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How to remove borders around windows when pressing alt+tab in Ubuntu 12.04

When I press Alt+Tab for switching windows in Ubuntu 12.04 the outlines of selected windows appear. Is there a way to remove these frame outline? I cannot add screenshots because when I press PrtSc ...
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After Ubuntu 12.04 LTS update, Only Unity 2D … bug?

I have no clue why this happened, but I would really like to fix it. I ran a bunch of updates (25+...I hadn't updated in a while) and for some reason after I restarted to install the updates, I could ...
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4answers
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Your Ubuntu 12.04 is running in 2D mode. Many features will not be available.(Ubuntu 12.04)

What does that means and how to switch from 2D to 3D. I have a AMD Radeon7670M I tried installing and re installed the driver it recommended in additional drivers and i have checked synaptic package ...
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1answer
667 views

12.04 updates caused blue screen after login with taskbar or icons

i'm still new to linux and have been testing it out on my laptop. i ran updates on ubuntu 12.04lts and something failed along the way. after reboot, when i log in, the screen is blue and the icons ...
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2answers
153 views

Will I lose Unity-2d if I upgrade to 12.10

I want to continue to use Unity-2d which I have setup on my 12.04 install...but some of the new 12.10 features I would like to use. new Disk utility with auto mount settings built in easier printer ...
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0answers
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My Unity bar is missing and I cannot log in [closed]

Hello I am running a dual boot of Vista and Ubuntu 12.04. I have been testing the open beta if the Steam gaming service. I ran into some issues installing it. But nothing crazy and it did work. I ...
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System-wide screen contrast change in Unity 2D on Compaq 6720s

I have read many threads but not found how can I change contrast system-wide in Unity 2D for my Compaq 6720s. Any advice?
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4answers
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Applications not showing in Unity Dash

I am running ubuntu 12.04 on an IBM thinkpad t42. I just installed gnome and cinnamon but I am still using unity the only problem is that in dash when I search for any application they don't appear. ...
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2answers
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gksudo keeps asking for my password when using a custom Unity launcher

I wrote a custom .desktop file that contains an Exec line #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] (...) Exec=gksudo /my/path/to/bash_script.sh (...) This script launches some zenity calls. Then I ...
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0answers
592 views

Metacity malfunction preventing custom Gnome session from launching?

When I try to run Metacity in Ubuntu2D(12.04), I get the following message: alisa@ubuntu:~$ metacity Window manager warning: Screen 0 on display ":2.0" already has a window manager; try using the ...
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2answers
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Boot ubuntu 12.04 in 3D - nomodeset quiet splash install

I would like to enable 3D in Ubuntu 12.04. I recently tried to install ubuntu on a new computer. When the installation was complete and I rebooted the machine, I could only see a blank screen. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 colors same for title/menu background & active/inactive windows

I have Ubuntu 12.04, Unity 2D desktop, installed from scratch. The colors between the draggable title bar and the not-draggable menu bar are the same, as are the colors of the active and inactive ...
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1answer
282 views

hotkeys do not work sometimes in ubuntu 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity 2D and I've stumbled upon this issue: sometimes shortcut keys stop working in some windows. For instance, I have these windows opened usually: Google Chrome, Terminal, ...
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1answer
466 views

GNOME fallback session has both top and bottom panels also unity launcher running through them

I have the GNOME fallback session installed and when I log into it I get both the top and bottom panels and also the Unity launcher and it overlays both and makes it look funny. It is the Unity 2D ...
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1answer
778 views

How to make the cursor in the terminal to stop blinking after it loses focus?

I noticed strange behavior in gnome-terminal: When the terminal has focus, the cursor is blinking. After it loses focus, the cursor keeps blinking for about 10 seconds, then stops. I'd like the cursor ...
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Why Am I Stuck In Unity 2D and How Do I Fix It? [duplicate]

Okay, so I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS, and at first, Unity 3D worked fine. The Launcher was transparent, the bar at the top had the shadow, and everything looked really neat. I don't ...
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1answer
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unity 12.04 full screen

If I set a shortcut to 'toggle fullscreen mode' in settings->keyboard->shortcuts->windows->toggle fullscreen mode, the shortcut works in unity 2D, but not unity 3D. The same shortcut can be modified ...
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1answer
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Set launcher reveal mode to Intellihide

Starting from Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin), Unity stopped supporting the Intellihide reveal mode for the Unity launcher. However, Ubuntu Tweak can still change the settings so that it does ...
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2answers
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Unity launcher doesn't appear in VNC session

I'd like to have a unity desktop accessible via VNC on a precise server machine I have running. I installed the ubuntu-desktop package. I'm launching a VNC session with the following in my ...
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3answers
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Drivers for NVIDIA 520M not working

I know this is nominally a duplicate question, but I've read the other questions and haven't been able to fix my problem after many hours and attempts, so please don't delete it. Also, it seems like ...
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0answers
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How to change V Desktop and H Desktop in Ubuntu 2D? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change workspaces layout in Unity 2D I want to change the desktops/workplaces from 2x2 to 5x1 but it is not possible using CCSM (CompizConfig) nor MyUnity. I've tried ...
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0answers
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Fix maximised 2D Panel window buttons [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any GTK3 themes that work properly in Unity-2D? All that I've tried have “button glitches” I'm using the Unity 2D Panel and when I maximise a ...
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3answers
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How can I make Unity 2D the default session at start-up?

I want Ubuntu to always use Unity2D by default. I am using the latest version (12.04 LTS).
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0answers
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Equivalent of “GNOME Window Selector” for Unity (2D) panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I see a list of all open windows in a panel in Unity? On Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity 2D, is it possible to get a menu on the panel at the top of the screen that ...
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1answer
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Single row of Workspaces with Unity 2d

Using 12.04 with unity 2D I have the opposite problem to this question - how can I change from a 2x2 arrangement to having a single row of workspaces?
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1answer
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Chromium Maximizes when I change Workspaces

Every time I switch from one workspace to another and then back, Chromium somehow manages to automatically maximize itself. After a while, it crashes Unity somehow. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. The ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 logon issues on Dell mini 10 GMA 500

I recently upgraded my mini 10 to Ubuntu 12.04 and have been having the following problems. On a normal startup, the computer boots to a black screen. If I press F6 on startup and boot from the non ...
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Unity-2d Upper panel font distorted [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fuzzy text in Unity title bar Using unity-2d , only when I choose the Radiance theme the font in the panel becomes distorted . screenshot
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1answer
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Unity 2d vs 3d and launcher icon resizing

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 image on a flash drive. When I boot from that, I'm able to resize the icons in my launcher, and windows snap to half the screen. I assume this means that I'm running ubuntu 3d. ...
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1answer
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Unity 3D not Working on Acer D270 w/ Intel GMA 3600

I recently bought myself an Acer Aspire One D270 with the GMA 3600 graphics chipset thinking I would get some lovely graphics. However, I am stuck using Unity 2D and I cant figure out how to enable ...
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1answer
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Screen turn off/crazy when I adjust my screen brightness continuously on a Dell Studio 1558

I have a Dell Studio 1558, With a Mobility Radeon HD 4500/5100 Series on Unity 2D. After a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04, I rebooted and logged in to my Ubuntu.The screen was too bright, So I press ...
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xorg.conf and Unity3D?

For some reason, I cannot seem to use Unity3D with the following xorg.conf file: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Layout0" Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0 Screen 1 "Screen1" ...
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2answers
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How could Unity2D save sessions?

Until 11.10 I used Kubuntu. For some annoying reasons i migrated to Ubuntu from 12.04. Now i really miss some KDE features and i don't have found solution yet. First big problem: i work with lot of ...
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4answers
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Keyboard shortcuts for windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are Unity’s keyboard and mouse shortcuts? What are the keyboard shortcuts to minimize, maximize, and close windows on Ubuntu 12.04 using Unity? Alt-F4 to close the ...
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0answers
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How to make the Unity launcher evade active windows in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I configure the launcher to “dodge windows”? In 11.x, my Unity launcher remained visible all the time, except when the active window went over it. I ...
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1answer
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Can run 3D games but not Unity(only 2D version). GeForce 8800 GTS 12.04 [closed]

I'm having trouble getting Unity to run properly. I can play HoN but if I log in with Unity the system becomes slow and laggy.I think this system had earlier versions of Unity running before but now ...
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2answers
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD run Unity 2D or 3D or selects which one to run adaptively?

In case I boot from an Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD, am I going to see Unity 2D, standard Unity ("3D") or does it depend on my hardware?
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Blank desktop after updates today, only unity2d works now [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I have been using 12.04 (wubi) since a week now and this is my 1st exposure to linux. Everything was going on fine ...
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1answer
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Can't get unity to work on virtualbox ubuntu 11.10/12.04b guest

I haven't been able to get 3d acceleration to work properly on my VBox guest, no matter what I do I always get fallback unity 2d mode, here's what I've tried: Enabled "3d acceleration" on VBox ...