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Can I download Unity as a separate session on Ubuntu 10.10 without breaking Compiz 0.8.6?

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Edition, which uses the GNOME 2 Desktop Environment with the GNOME Classic shell. It comes with Compiz 0.8.6 pre-installed, so I can install and configure the ...
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Libreoffice writer is missing its icon. Where should I put a replacement?

The other libreoffice programs all have their icons in place but I get the 'blank icon' icon in unity's launcher. Any idea of the directory I should place a replacement icon or how I can get it back? ...
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Unity interface issues with AMD Radeon 6450

Is the AMD Radeon 6450 blacklisted for 11.04? I get an error message saying my hardware is not compatible for Unity. I have an i5-processor, DL-67 Intel Motherboard,4 GB RAM, and 1 GB Radeon 6450 ...
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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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What could cause “normal” Ubuntu not to work but Ubuntu-2d to work? 11.10

I messed up my xorg somehow and now unity-3d doesn't work, but unity-2d seems OK. By doesn't work, I mean that when I boot into 3d, I only see a background image, no icons, panels, or anything else. ...
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Unity Doesn't run after upgrading via xorg-edgers

After doing the xorg-edgers upgrade, I can't log into unity but I can access gnome 3. Any reasons why. The performance boost is amazing but I don't want to go back to the old drivers. unity 2d works. ...
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Will Unity interfere with gnome-shell?

Do you think having Unity would mess with shell? I ask this because I already have had the issue of the unity global menu appearing behind the gnome panel. I have resolved it, however do you think ...
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Unity launcher missing, top panel changed colour, no controls on the right hand side of the top panel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I've just installed 11.10 and am having some big problems. After installing updates and programs I wanted I did a ...
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Ubuntu not using full resolution of LCD after switching to Unity from Ubuntu Classic

I had been using Ubuntu Classic with 11.04 for sometime. I tried switching to Unity and found that it doesnt use the full LCD. Theres a "black border" or unused portion of my LCD although the ...
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What file I need to edit to change the text color in a theme?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 (from 10.10) with Unity, and after I've been messing around with the (gtk, I guess?) theme a little, I've encountered a little problem. In my panel (the one with the ...
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Title bar and decorations missing: Unity desktop

uname -a: Linux splitter 2.6.38-8-server #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:49:04 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux All of the windows on my desktop are missing a title bar and the decorations to ...
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Unity Geforce 8400 GS support [closed]

Why doesn"t Unity work with Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS ? This GPU supports Windows 7 Aero very well . I have tried to install Nvidia driver version 270.41.06 , but the installer requests to disable ...
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I uninstalled unity and now I don't have any desktop environment

I was testing Unity, but didn't like it. When I got rid of it there was nothing there, just a big white screen. When I tried to apt-get gnome it gave me this error: The following packages have ...
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Will Ubuntu 11.10 feature GNOME Shell? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: will the unity interface be only for 11.04? Will 11.10 feature GNOME 3 / GNOME Shell or will it feature Unity forever?
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Heroes of Newerth lagging periodically

Everything was fine on Ubuntu 12.04. Today when I moved to Ubuntu 14.04 and installed HoN everything was fine, game loaded game started normally, in the game everything working fine just I have lags ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Low Graphics Error [duplicate]

I am complete noob on ubuntu and just tried to install ubuntu on the following spec machine: CPU - Intel Pentium 4 2.4Ghz RAM - 2GB DDR HDD - 80Gb Video Card - Integrated in VIA S3 Savage 8 (S3 ...
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Changed some settings in Compiz - now Ubuntu freezes on startup

I just got Unity3D working on my laptop, and celebrated by trying out some of the new features that weren't available to me in Unity2D. While I was playing around with the settings for Desktop Cube ...