Unity 2D is an implementation of Unity desktop interface in Qt and QML.

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How to get rid of Wine Windows Program Loader icon in Ubuntu Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher I have a Wine application launcher in Ubuntu Unity (11.10). And When I run a wine application "Wine Window Program ...
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Why is Ubuntu booting in 2D mode on VMware?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on VMware, and now when I boot Ubuntu, it takes me directly to a 2D session. Anything I'm missing here that would prevent it from loading the 3D desktop?
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Unity-2D uses old gnome style application switcher

Since I upgraded to the new Ubuntu 12.04, I have been getting the old gnome style Alt-tab switcher instead of the new one. Is there any package that I need to install for the same? I am using ...
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Can't get unity to work on virtualbox ubuntu 11.10/12.04b guest [closed]

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 ...
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How do I move the Unity2D launcher to the right?

I understand the 3D launcher cannot be moved to the right. Can the Unity2D Launcher be moved?
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Unity 2D Exit Icon Not Showing

I wanted to switch over to Unity 2D because it uses less memory, however the exit, minimise, and maximise buttons aren't showing, with just a black bar. Also the running programs do not appear in the ...
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How can I remove the unity launcher, but keep the dash home menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Unity launcher? Is it possible to remove the Unity launcher? I've replaced it with a different launcher (dockbarX) however I would like to keep the ...
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How to disable HUD in Unity 2D? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? I am using Ubuntustudio 12.04 with Unity 2D. It delivers the HUD. Since I work with audio and graphic ...
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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 ...
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Why does Unity 2D start when I choose the “GNOME/Openbox” session?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity 2D and Gnome Shell, and I have also installed the Openbox window manager. If I choose to start an "Openbox" session, it works fine (i.e. the Openbox window manager ...
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How to enable resize grips in Unity-2D?

How do you enable resize grips in Unity-2D (or any non-Compiz setup) for GTK 3? In Oneiric, you could add the following to ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css: * { -GtkWindow-resize-grip-default: true; } ...
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Remove Launcher in Unity 2D?

I like Unity but I'd rather use Docky as a launcher than the Unity Launcher. Is it possible to remove the launcher in Unity 2D or possibly preventing it from loading at start-up? Thanks
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Unity 2d and 3d both running

Ok. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer and everything works fine. I installed Compiz config Settings, and it shows that the Ubuntu Unity Plugin is unchecked. I researched and found out that I am ...
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Menu in the top bar won't stay opened when clicked

The menu in the top bar (i believe it's called global menu or application menu, not sure) opens when I press mouse button on it, but immediately closes when I release it. This makes it hard to use, ...
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Unity-2d : change <super>+s in <super>+w unity-3d style with 1 workspace only [closed]

I found here the exact question i want to submit, that is : "I set /apps/metacity/general/num_workspaces to 1 using gconf-editor but when I do +s it still shows my workspace in the top left corner ...
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How to autohide the Launcher in Unity 2D?

In the regular Unity 3D, I used Compiz Config Manager where I could configure the Unity Plug-in to autohide the Launcher and not to show it when moving mouse to the left side of the screen. So it was ...
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update manager saying error on line 59 in sources list

Can't figure out where my problem is. I tried to post my sources list but apparently Ubuntu won't let a new user post more then two hyperlinks so yea any suggestions on how to post that.
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reconfigure unity-2d after downgrade

I tried enabling HUD in unity following the instructions at http://techhamlet.com/2012/01/how-to-install-the-new-hud-in-ubuntu-12-04-and-11-10/, but when I had finished, I found that it doesn't work ...
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Can we use the window snap feature to fit a window to half the screen in Unity 2D? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Aero Snap in Unity 2D? In Unity 3D you can move a window to the left and right edge of the screen to fit it to half the screen. I'm sure I saw this work on ...
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Unity3D loads all the time instead of selected desktop session

Every time I log out, and change session, select Unity2D and login Ubuntu is loaded, to what it seems to be in Unity3D. When I check in the terminal, that is confirmed. I even changed the default to ...
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Does Unity 2d support lenses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Would a Unity lens written for Unity 3D also work in Unity 2D? Does Unity 2d support lenses and scopes? If not, are there any plans to support them in the future?
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What's new in Unity 2D 5.2?

I've really enjoyed using Unity 2D 4.12 in 11.10. It's very fast, and it works better with some games than Unity (because of Compiz). In Precise Pangolin, I notice that the new version is 5.2. Can ...
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Mutter: Global menu integration

Is it possible to have Mutter merge the title bar of maximized windows and the panel, like happens with Compiz and Metacity? I want to try to replace Metacity with Mutter in Unity 2D, and so far it ...
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Lenses shortcuts for Unity-2D

Is it possible to get the same lenses shortcuts for Unity 2D like Super+A and Super+F? I would like to use Unity 2D on some computers, but I miss the shortcuts.
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Only show Unity launcher when left cmd/win key is pressed?

Ive seen plenty of guides on how to prevent the launcher/sidebar from ever auto-hiding, but how would I prevent it from ever showing except when I press the left cmd/win key?
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Only 1 workspace in Unity 2D

I'm using Unity 2d. When I click on Workspaces, it zooms out, but the screen is black where the other 3 workspaces should be. When I try clicking in the black area, nothing happens.
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Does removing extra workspaces in Unity2d impact CPU or RAM performance?

I never used workspaces, so I have set number of workspaces to 1. After restarting, unity seems to be kinda snappier. What`s in theory?
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Autostart app with proper icon in unity launcher

One can autostart an application such that it launches on session start with an xdg desktop file in ~/.config/autostart (or /etc/xdg/autostart). But my application (a python/gtk/webkit/html5 app) ...
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Switch from Unity 2d to Unity while logged in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I switch between Unity and Unity 2D without logging out? It is possible to switch form Unity2d to Unity without logging out first? I would like to be able to go ...
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Can I remove the buttons (min, max, close) from the unity panel and put them back on the window?

In unity 2d, the buttons on a maximized window are by default placed above the launcher on autohide. TBH I hate it when stuff autohides, and was wondering if they can be moved (on a maximized window, ...
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Set desktop default to Unity 2D remotely?

Is there a way that I can set the default desktop to Unity 2D without logging out? I need to achieve this remotely as I don't have direct access to the computer.
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Dash in Unity-2D: how to tweak search?

For some reason after recent update Unity-2D dash doesn't show programs: I type "firefox" but it shows only files and folders as shown on the following image: However dash finds Firefox after ...
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Window does not get focus when opened by clicking a tray icon or a launcher icon

When I open a window by clicking an icon in the launcher bar or an icon in the tray area, sometimes the window does not get focus and gets opened behind the currently active window. I want it to open ...
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Set notification icons to show all in Unity-2D

I can't get Unity-2D to show all notification icons with dconf-editor. It only changes it on unity-3D. Is there a way to get it to work on unity 2D?
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Change windows from minimizing to corner in GNOME 3

Can the windows be set to minimize to a dock? For example, Im using GNOME shell with unity 2D and I would prefer the windows to minimize to their respective launcher. Example: instead of the open ...
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Pidgin menus don't show up, neither in the application or the global menu [closed]

I installed Pidgin as it has a great add-on for Office communicator that works really well... However I can't add any new contacts because there's no menu! I can open the "buddy list" and it shows my ...
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How do I enable Unity 2D on the LiveCD?

My computer is pretty old so I'd really like to have Unity 2D enabled. Does anyone know how to do that? Thanks in advance!
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Change workspaces layout in Unity 2D

I was using a workspace layout or 1 row and 5 columns, but with the latest update of Unity 2d , now my 5 workspaces are splited in 2 rows. How should I revert the layout workspace back to 1 row? ...
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Controlling where an opened window appears

I often find myself opening emacs from the terminal in order to copy down something from the internet. Regretfully, the thing I am usually attempting to copy down is in the upper left-hand portion of ...
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Change icon order in Unity 2d in Ubuntu 11.10

How do you rearrange the order of icons in the dock in Unity 2D in Ubuntu 11.10? I searched and saw a post that said the order can be changed by pulling the icon to the right and dragging it, but I ...
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How do I fix shadowing? Used gconf editor successfully, but after logout/restart panel shadow is gone! [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 2D 11.10. To enable shadowing I used gconf-editor and the GUI for 2D settings here: How do I configure Unity 2D? Everything seems to run well; however, after restarting or log ...
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Not able to run Unity-2D interface in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I'm not able to use Unity-2D in my computer running Ubuntu 11.10. Unity 3D works hassle-free. when I type unity-2d-panel in terminal, i get the following in terminal and an error pops out and stops ...
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How do I change the colors of the Ambiance & Radiance themes?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and i wanted to change colors in Ambiance/Radiance themes, by default it has orange and i wanted to change it to Blue, I tried using gnome-color-chooser, but it didn't work? ...
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How to get menus in Unity-2D and XMonad? [closed]

I am running XMonad with Unity-2D on 11.10 on a dual-head configuration, similar to https://gist.github.com/1300108 and http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Xmonad/Using_xmonad_in_Unity_2D As a ...
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How can I prevent Zeitgeist from reading clipboard?

When I copy ID/password to clipboard, only password is copied, because Zeitgeist catches ID from gpass as if I were pressing Ctrl V. Is it possible to avoid? Activity Log Manager seems to not help in ...
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How do I get an Nvidia Geforce 310M working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have NVIDIA GeForce 310M (Hybrid) Graphics in my Samsung QX 410s02 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 11.10. Before installing ...
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How to make dash load faster in unity-2d

My dash always takes 10-15 seconds to show up. Is there a way to make it stay permanently loaded in the RAM or something so that it shows up faster?
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Is there a zoom function for Unity 2D?

Gnome Shell and Unity (3D) via Compiz offer to zoom into the desktop. Is there something similar for Unity 2D please?
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Alt-Tab in Unity 2D makes app icon jiggle instead of switching [closed]

I'm using Unity 2D as my desktop, and it works fine most of the time, but every now and then, I try to Alt-Tab to switch to a different application, and instead of switching to that window, the ...
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Unity does not run .xsession/.Xsession/.xsessionrc/.xinitrc on login [closed]

I recently moved from Fedora 14 to Ubuntu 12.04 and in the past, I disabled my touchpad and configured my trackpoint settings with .xsession, which would execute on login. Now, with Ubuntu 12.04, I ...