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Adobe Air application not showing an icon in Unity's notification area [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I whitelist Adobe Air applications in the panel? I have installed Saezuri Twitter client on Adobe Air but when I run it, Unity's notification area doesn't show ...
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Why isn't my custom launcher working?

I am trying to create a launcher for the left bar on ubuntu 11.10, I followed this answer, and it works, but I want to auto login into the SSH servers, so I tried using a command I have used before, ...
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How can I disable the default Unity Dock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Unity launcher? I never liked this dock, so i install cairo dock, but the problem is that now I've got the both :S so I don't know if is better have ...
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Monochrome icons in Unity launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find Icon sets for Unity? I like how the panel icons are all monochrome and would love it if this could be extended to the icons in the launcher as well. ...
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Launcher disappeared, ccsm does not exist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears There are lot's of posts similar to this, but I'm going to start a new thread because there seem to be a few things ...
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In KDE, how can I make totem the lowest priority program in all associated file types

I just installed the ubuntu-desktop package on Kubuntu to try out unity, but now all my file associations have been stolen from my (painstakingly optimised) defaults (amarok, k3b, dragon player) to ...
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Is there any way to change the dock location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? I've been a long time PC user, in fact I bought Windows 7 less than a year ago, but it got a virus so I downloaded Ubuntu Unity. I like ...
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Battery monitor only showing up on laptop when power cord is plugged in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Battery status not showing My battery monitor is only showing up on laptop when power cord is plugged in. I have tried this answer here but no luck, it always says that ...
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How can directory deep be set in dash for searching? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Deeper Unity search indexing When I would like to open one of my files used dash search, I can search only my first-level directories in my home. What can I set that I ...
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How to set a default login screen that has changed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make LightDM the default display manager? I have Ubuntu 11.10. I had LightDM as the default login manager, but now I have as the default the one from ...
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Close minimize maximize in right side in ubuntu 11.10 unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity Title Bar Buttons on Right Side? In ubuntu 11.10(unity), i want close minimize maximize button on right side of every window.
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Dash home as was in 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move the Dash launcher home button to the panel? Is there any way to have the «Dash home» icon as was in Natty, I mean, not as part of the dash but of the panel? ...
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Unity Interface Missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I currently have Gnome Shell, Unity, and Unity 2D (or Ubuntu and Ubuntu 2D, as they are now called) on Ubuntu 11.10. ...
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Brightness control in ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make GNOME remember brightness setting The brightness control default setting is set to maximum in system settings > Screen. Every time I open my laptop i have to ...
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Remove drag- and resize-icons (and what is the name of this feature?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is this hidden Unity window-dragging feature I discovered on accident, and how do I reproduce it? Suddenly a window has drag, and resize "circles" overlayed. It ...
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Where did my display configuration go?

I'm troubleshooting a huge unity headache, and ran unity --reset which had the effect of somehow crapping out my dual monitor settings and leaving me with mirrored displays. I can't seem to get things ...
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Help with compiz window borders

I tried to make a small change in my Compiz settings, and set off a whole chain of chaos. I don't like the application switcher that I had, that switched between whole applications on Alt-tab rather ...
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If there a way to configure the delay between the time the mouse moves out of the launcher and the time the launcher closes?

If there a way to configure the delay between the time the mouse get out of the launcher and the time the launcher close ? I'd like to set it to 0 ! Thanks (and sorry if the answer has already be ...
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How to always show the side bar in unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure Unity's launcher auto-hide behavior? How do I always show the launcher (i.e. disable the auto-hide functionality)? The sidebar in unity by ...
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How to disable the Guest account at the login of ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the guest session? whenever i boot up I get this GUEST account which i dont like can someone help me to remove this account.
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Unity desktop and mouse sensitivity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only show Unity laucher when left cmd/win key is pressed? I keep accidentally moving the mouse too far to the left of the screen which brings up the unity "taskbar". Is ...
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External drives & mobile phone open f spot, not the file manager.

When I click on unity icon for external drive or mobile phone, f spot is used as default which shows nothing. How do I get the icons to open the file manager instead, which is what used to happen on ...
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Can I disable title bar on Unity dual screen (second monitor) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove top panel on dual screen on secondary monitor? When I run some applications that use dual screen the top menu bar is still there. Is there any way to ...
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How to add folders in launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to drag a folder to the launcher from Nautilus In others Ubuntus you could just press right mouse and add launcher. In Ubuntu 11.10, I can't do that. So, how can I ...
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Just upgraded to 11.10 - How do I disable Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? Forgot about unity. Apparently not as easy to disable as last time.
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How to correctly disable auto-hide in Unity 2d, Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set the launcher to always show in Unity 2d? Seems that my previous question is resurrected by the release of Ubuntu 11.10 :(. I have disabled Unity2D autohide ...
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Will the new version be using the improved unity shell or gnome3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will Gnome 3 be in 11.10? Will the new version be using the improved unity shell or gnome3? If it's using unity, can I still install gnome3 on it???
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Indicators in unity panel won't respond [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indicators do not accept mouse clicks I configured the unity panel to display all the indicators available by changing the value of systray-whitelist to ['all'] using ...
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Is Unity a DE, a WM or a Desktop shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is 'Ubuntu Unity' (for the Desktop)? People seem confused about what Unity actually is. Can you please clarify if it is a desktop environment (DE), Window ...
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gnome3 problem on ubuntu 11.04 by graphic

i have install gnome3 on my Ubuntu 11.04 but it don't work as well as it must. like this picture: enter link description here
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Ubuntu 11.04 Launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? I have searched the net and found out that the Launcher is not movable. With widescreen format it makes perfect sense to have the launcher ...
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How can I manually edit the unity top panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of double battery monitor status? After the recent update of 11.10, I am left with two battery indicators, for some reason--the new one, with the ...
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distinguishing similar windows when there are some when using unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Unity, how to tell which window is the one I want when switching? If i have similar windows of the same program i'm having big problems to click on the one i want ...
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Change Unity Launcher position [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? In Ubuntu 11.04, how can i change the position of Unity Launcher, which is left by default to say Top, Right or bottom?
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Unity launcher resets every time I log in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make Unity remember which applications are in the launcher? I think something went wrong with my installation. For one, the live-installer was still there ...
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Which should I use on HP machine with AMD phenom x3: 32-bit or 64-bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32bit and 64 bit and which should I chose? I installed Ubuntu Natty 64-bit on HP machine, with the following hardware: AMD Phenom 8600 ...
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Unity application button on Docky? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using Docky as launcher I'm not really liking unity and I'd prefer to use docky instead. But since there's not really an application navigation menu in 11.04, I need ...
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How to use a proprietary driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia driver activated but currently not in use I've just installed Ubuntu on a new machine and it work perfectly except for the NVidia Graphics driver. When booting ...
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Removing 'Applications' from Unity launcher while still accessing it using shortcut

Is it possible to remove/hide 'Applications' from launcher, but I still want to access it using shortcut keys (Super+a), I know the method to remove the lenses, but I would like to keep them ...
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Can't see Shutter indicator icon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Application Indicator for Shutter I'm using ubuntu 11.04. I've installed shutter but when I use it, I can't see its icon in the indicator panel. I've already tried this ...
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Can you move the Ubuntu Unity launch bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? I noticed a lot of questions regarding the unity launch bar and its location , the answers say it cannot be moved , and probably will ...
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Unity not working ! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I activate Unity? I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 within Windows 7. After i log into Ubuntu first time a message appeared something like "hardware not supported ...
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I uninstalled Compiz and now the Unity panels has disappeared

This is not my original question where they were completely transparent and are just not there. I have reinstalled ccsm, but they are still not there. I have tried unity --reset which I thought ...
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What's the difference between virtual and nonvirtual workspaces?

In CCSM/General Options/Desktop Size, there are three options: vertical virtual size, horizontal virtual size, and number of desktops. Changing the first two options changes the number of workspaces ...
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Is it possible to configure the menubars to stay on their associated window in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Unity support disabling the global application menu? The Unity interface displays the menubars of the applications on the top panel. This makes sense in a netbook ...
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Getting Error on Synpatic Package Manager, UbuntuTweak on the Repository and Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? Everytime I tried to open Synpatic Package Manger I get ...
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Is it possible to customize shortcuts in Unity dash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I edit which icons appear in the Unity dash? For example, substitute "check email" with empathy, or shotwell with gthumb? Can we do it?
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How can I move application indicators? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to reorder tray icons? Hello everyone ! I just installed the new Ubuntu release, Natty, and I already love the integration of the application indicators. ...
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Show appmenu even when the top panel is not mouse overed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can auto-hide for the application menu be turned off in Unity? I would like to know if there's any way i can keep the appmenu ( "File", "Edit", "help", etc ) displayed ...
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How to remove the Launcher from Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Unity launcher? I would like to remove the Launcher from Unity, Can someone please help me get pointed in the right direction?