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

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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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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?