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

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How to edit .desktop files in unity-2d? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the Unity Launcher .desktop files? The changes made for unity .desktop launchers does not take effect in unity 2d. Which folder should i look into to make ...
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Where are the Unity Launcher .desktop files?

I'd like to know which folder the Unity Launcher .desktop files are stored in, as they're not anymore in /.gconf/desktop and I need to add a custom application to the launcher bar (adding it in ...
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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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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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What's the visual difference between Unity 3D and Unity 2D? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I using Unity or Unity 2D? The answer to this question ( How can I tell if I am running 2D or 3D Unity? ) doesn't show the visual differences between Unity 3d and 2d. ...
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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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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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Missing Panel After Installing Unity 2D [closed]

I upgraded my netbook from UNR 10.10 to Natty 11.04 and it was working fine till I decided to install Unity 2D. After installing Unity 2D I tried to give it a spin and logged out of my session. When I ...
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Monitor never goes to sleep [closed]

Am running Natty with Unity 2D
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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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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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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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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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Installed Unity 2D on 11.04, not showing in the login screen?

Downloaded & installed 11.04 and because I don't have 3D graphics, I thought I would try Unity 2D. Installed it from the Software Centre, logged out, when logging back in I don't have the option ...
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How do I switch from Unity 2D to 3D? [closed]

I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 with Unity 3D then switched to Gnome3 then to Gnome2 and now to Unity 2D and now i want to switch to Unity 3D. At the log in screen i don't see the option for Unity 3D. ...
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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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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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What is the lightest desktop interface for ubuntu and is Unity-2d classified as a 'light' interface?

With the plethora of potential interfaces available lxde, openbox, fluxbox xfce, gnome2, gnome3, unity-3d, unity-2d etc, my question is - what is meant by "the lightest desktop interface" - and ...
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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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Unity 2D documentation?

Is there any documentation for Unity 2D? The only settings available seem to be buried in gconf and are a bit cryptic.
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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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Which version of Unity am I running?

I just installed Ubuntu Natty beta 2 on my system. And I also keep regular track of the milestones of Unity in Launchpad. When I downloaded Ubuntu Natty beta the Unity version was 3.8.6. However few ...
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What is the difference between Unity-2D and Unity-3D?

What is the difference between Unity-2D and Unity-3D? Would unity-2D be supported (updates, features) in the future version of ubuntu?
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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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How do I configure Unity 2D?

There are several options to configure Unity 3D via "CompizConfig Settings Manager" respectively its "Ubuntu Unity Plugin". But how do I access Unity 2D's settings? If you are looking to ...
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How to make Unity 2D dash background blurry transparent using QT code?

How to make Unity 2D dash background blurry transparent using QT code?
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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?
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How do I make the Dash open up fullscreen in 2D?

How to make the dash in Unity 2D open up full-screen?
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How to remove unity 2d workspace animation?

Unity 2d's workspace animation runs very slowly on my old graphics card. How do you disable them?
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Will Unity work with a video card without 3D support?

I am currently running Ubuntu 10.10. The Unity Netbook interface seems to fail on my laptop because it has an unsupported video card (one of the Radeon ones). Will I have a problem with I upgrade to ...
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How to make Unity 2D workspace button trigger Compiz expo view mode?

I am using Unity 2D with Compiz. And I want the workspaces button to trigger the expo view mode in Compiz. Can anyone help me?
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Seperate distribution for Unity2d?

Will there be a seperate distribution for Unity 2d?
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Will Unity 2d top panel be theme-able and support transparency?

Does anyone knows if the 2D (Qt) version of unity will be theme-able and also will support transparency in the top panel? How customizable is Unity 2D planned to be?
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Is there a way to launch Unity Dash outside of Unity?

I've installed Unity 2d, and therefore I'm able to use the Launcher and Panel in standard Gnome Panel desktop. I would like to know whether there is a way to launch the Dash only, and if so, if it is ...
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Running Unity 2d - Does not work on actual system but works fine in VM [closed]

So I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 and I cannot get Unity 2d to work with my system. This is particularly frustrating as it works just fine in all the VMs I've tested it on. I actually really like Unity ...
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Will Unity 2D hide the launcher when windows are maximized?

If "One of the design goals of Unity is to reduce the clutter of the desktop, another is to use space more efficiently." Then why not hide the multi-color launcher when your windows are maximized on a ...
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Adding a indicator / panel in unity panel

In GNOME panel we could add a notification indicator by doing "Add to Panel". How to do the same in Unity 2D? Well what I mean is how to add additional indicators like Weather, RSS... that seems to ...
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Why Gnome desktop services work simultaneously with Unity desktop?

After I log into unity-2d i see gnome panel and some other services working along side with unity services and I cannot get rid of these services. Besides, unity panel gets locked sometimes and i ...
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GNOME Panel seen in Unity 2D?

Why does GNOME panel open up when I launch UNITY 2D instead of Unity panel? This I am starting to see from last 2 days, any idea how to fix this?
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How can I use Unity 2d with another window manager besides Metacity?

How can I use Unity 2d with another window manager besides Metacity? (like openbox forexample)
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How to change the binding of Windows key which runs Unity's Dash?

Currently, I am using the Unity Qt panel in my Gnome desktop, and when I press the Windows key, the Unity's dash launches, and I can't use any compiz based shortcuts. Same behaviour is exhibited ...
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How to add multiple workspaces in Unity 2D?

In Unity 2D there isn't any multiple workspaces. How can add more than that 1?
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What are the accessibility problems of Qt?

Jonathan Ridell said in a blog post that there were accessibility problems with Qt. I would just like to know what those problems are. Thank you very much and keep up the excelent work. Ubuntu Rocks!
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Why was Qt chosen for unity-2d and Nux for 3d?

I would just like to know the reason(s) behind this decision (Pros./Cons. of using Qt and NUX). Thank you very much and keep on the awesome work! Ubuntu rocks! :D
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How do I install and switch to the Unity 2D desktop?

I read that there is now a 2D version of Unity built on Qt. How do I install it, and once it's installed, how do I switch to it?