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Something in unity keeps breaking! [on hold]

I don't know what to call this issue but this keeps happening every time i boot. But occasionally the gui looks fine. So here are some photos of the problem. I'm running the newest ubuntu on my lenovo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 / Unity- onboard utility (on-screen keyboard) - desktop icon

I would like to have some easier way to launch "onboard" (on-screen keyboard utility). Once onboard is launched it conveniently sits on a service bar (would be nice to have some improvements there ...
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Web page loading issue

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. From the beginning I am trying to access some web pages in chrome/firefox but it is not loading. some of them are : www.w3schools.com, www.omappedia.org, tutorialsforlinux.com ...
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Network Manager Icon Isn't In the Unity Panel

I accidentally purged network-manager. Hopefully, I downloaded the debs required by network-manager and installed them. Now, the network-manager indicator is not in the Unity panel. Is there a fix? ...
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Oracle installation in Ubuntu

How to install Oracle 12c Weblogic server in Ubuntu 14.04 from terminal. I tried to install by typing sudo apt-get install oracle but it shows me : The program 'oracle' is currently not installed. You ...
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How to disable Unity effects in Ubuntu 14.04?

i accidentally (somehow) disabled all my unity effects, icons are flat, alt+tab doesn't show gloss. the problem is that i wanted to do this again on my other laptop and i couldn't. i have compiz ...
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Unity command runner

I'm searching for command runner for Unity. I known that there is default runner under shortcut ALT + F2. But as it was explained in that question Run command don't run command line programs it ...
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How to fix Unity problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, I am having trouble with my display. I tried the following to fix... dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ setsid unity ...but on doing the setsid unity, I get the following ...
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Moving icon to the bottom of the launcher

How can I move the 'Show Desktop' icon to the bottom of the laucnher, right above/under the Trash icon?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crash “usr/share/unity-scopes/scope-runner-dbus.py”

I just installed Ubuntu about a month ago and it's great. Other than every few minutes if I'm not careful it crashes. Recently before it crashes I've been getting this error... Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Multi Monitor Issues after fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04

I just performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. I have 3 Nvidia Quadro Cards powering three monitors. I used nvidia-settings to enable the three monitors: *NOTE: The forum will not let me post the ...
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Screencloud Tray Icon Disappeared, Already Installed libqt4-svg

I was messing around with a lot of programs and files last night trying to get some things to work. Then, when I turned my computer on this morning, I noticed that my screencloud tray icon had ...
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Run command don't run command line programs

In Unity there is some menu called "Execute a command", which could be run by shortcut ALT + F2. It is working fine only when I try to use it to run GUI programs like e.g. gedit. It is completely not ...
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Top bar is eating my title bars

I'm trying not to hate Unity, but I'm still not in love. If I have windows non-maximized, I often find that the window is stuck so the title bar is hidden by my Unity top bar. I had to enable ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unity won't load, no access to terminal [duplicate]

I was working on the system all day on Friday and had it logged out for the weekend. This morning when I try to boot Ubuntu, I'm taken to a screen consisting of the default desktop purple-orange and ...
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Unity crash when acessing the internet Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 freshly installed on a Dell desktop PC with all available updates. Whenever a program tries to heavily access the internet Unity crashes, the mouse pointer freezes and the screen ...
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Screen locks after a few seconds

Ubuntu 14.04 locks my screen after a few second. I don't always have to log in after this happens. Most of the time I do. It's about every 20-30 seconds that I have to do this. I have tried to change ...
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Problem with dialog windows and different workspaces

I have 9 workspaces. Usually Google Chrome is on 1-st workspace. But sometimes open new window of Google Chrome on some other workspace, let say 3-rd. Then I click something that will open new Dialog ...
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How to configure GNOME 3 to show icons on desktop

In Ubuntu 11.04, files in /home/user/Desktop appear as icons on the desktop. It seems that they do not under GNOME 3 using GNOME Shell (for example on Fedora 15). How do I configure that? Update: ...
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Prohibiting changing of home page and launcher

I want to be able to prohibit the change of the order of the icons in the launcher and from people changing the home page in firefox. Is there a way to do this? So far I figured out a way to do it so ...
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Unity freeze after a failed update [on hold]

I was updating my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS when one of my child forcefully shut down my laptop by long pressing power button. Now when I start Ubuntu, it allows me to either log in as administrator, or as ...
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Mysql accessing issues

I've installed Mysql-5.6.19 in my Ubuntu 14.04 by downloading from mysql official website but after installing it I am not able to find where is the application & how can I start it & write ...
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Can't make intel hd 4000 drivers to work

After replacing my xserver with sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg I can't get my Intel HD 4000 card to work in 12.04. Or ...
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Workspace indicator that works with more than 4 workspaces?

I'm using ubuntu with more than the default 4 workspaces. The workspace indicator icon in the left sidebar only shows 4 workspaces. So i can't see in which workspace I'm currently are. Is there a ...
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Tried Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu 13.10. How can I get Unity back?

I am running 13.10 and installed GNOME 3.10 with the gnome3-next ppa from Team GNOME, as explained in an article on Webupd8. How can I get back to Unity? I did a ppa purge and now sort of have ...
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How do I switch between Xfce and unity?

How do I switch between Xfce and unity, after I installed Unity form the Software Center? I've looked online and experimented and failed to find a the answer for this. How do I switch from Xfce to ...
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14.04 - Black borders, black terminal [on hold]

This question is clearly realted to this one. However, I tried the suggested approaches and neither of them worked. Let me explain what happend: I'm using an Asus notebook with an integrated NVIDIA ...
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Light alternative for Unity clock applet (netbook)?

Default clock applet is heavy based on evolution ( I think it is provided by this package )indicator-datetime. For this reason, on on Ubu 14.04, it is sucking about 30mb of ram ( as for htop info ) ...
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Cant install unity-control-center after update to 14.04

I was running 12.04 then upgraded to 14.04 and tried to reinstall unity-control-center but i get: unity-control-center: Depends: libpulse-mainloop-glib0 (>= 1:0.99.1) but 1:4.0-0ubuntu11 is to be ...
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Best game engine for Ubuntu? [on hold]

I'm looking for the most widely used game engine for Ubuntu perhaps on par with Unity engine. I've been searching and there are quite a few I just need some help deciding on which one to use I found a ...
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How do I get the good ol' timezone world map back?

This is the biggest thing I miss from Gnome 2 – the world map with daylight and location markers of favourite cities, followed by a list of timezones with weather status! Shame on whoever thought it ...
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Mouse cursor sometimes is some pixel over its real position

I'm on 14.04 / Unity. I can't say how to replicate or which are contingent conditions, but sometimes my mouse coursor is some pixel upper than its real position, so if I click on an object, probably ...
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How to refresh launcher icon application menu in ubuntu 12.04?

After modifying a desktop file in /usr/share/applications, I need to refresh the launcher icon application menu so that my modification shows up. For the sake of clarity, the menu that should get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not detect my battery to start

Ubuntu 14.04 does not detect battery to start. My laptop is an acer Extensa 5630z Intel Pentim Dual CPU T3400 2.16 Ghz x 2. 32 bits I have unity active. I have daemon.plugins.power ...
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Unity3d & Unity WebPlayer Can't get these working

I'm trying to get Unity3d work on Ubuntu 14.04 and also Unity Webplayer. As a young Game developer, its very important I have Unity (Game Engine) so I can continue to make games. I tried Installing ...
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Vertical line of white pixels between launcher and maximized application (Firefox)

Is this a bug or is it expected? How can it be solved if it's not expected?
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X server in Ubuntu

What is X-server software in Ubuntu, I want to install oracle 12c dbms software but before installing I need to start X-server software, can anybody tell any easier way to install the software.
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Any way to find keybindings currently in use? (ubuntu, compiz or otherwise)

Is there a good way to list or find out the keybindings that are currently in use on your computer? I'm changing some keybindings in compiz (particularly because I don't have a keypad) and I didn't ...
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Update broke graphics driver, no GL, no Unity 3D, GeForce 610M

About a month ago an automatic update and a seven day-streak with no reboot somehow broke my graphics capabilities, rendering me Unity 2D'd and video-game-less. I suspect it is to do with driver ...
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Can I uninstall Gnome?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity as DE installed on my PC. But I recently found out that Gnome DE is installed, too. I don't need Gnome, never use it, so I wannt to remove it. Can I do this without ...
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Desktop not working Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm using Unity for quite some time now but for the past few days now I do not see anything on my Desktop, Unity itself seems to be working fine, my Launcher still works and my top-bar works fine as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Notification incorrectly displayed

I have a problem with my notifications on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. The notifications are just plain text with a colored background, and are also strangely placed in the top left corner. I have no idea on how ...
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Transparency in Viewport Switch Preview [on hold]

How to make viewports transparent? It's not comfortable not to see a background during a switching.
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and DisplayLink DL3900 chipset

Do I have a chance to get the displayLink adapter (chipset 14.04) working under ubuntu 14.04? I found only articles for ubuntu 13.04. Is it the same under 14.04?
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Unity doesn't load after fresh installation

I'm trying to get Ubuntu to work on my laptop the second time and I'm getting very frustrated. The Ubuntu desktop loads for me but I can't really do anything. Before I started following the ...
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Why are my launcher and panel all glitchy when I open dash since updating my nVidia drivers?

As you can see in the image, launcher and my panel look a bit glitchy when I open dash. I have used unity-tweak-tool to set the transparency to static blur on dash, and this always worked in the ...
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How to monitor network speed of remote system on unity panel?

I have a linux-based dd-wrt router that connects my home network with outside world. I'd like to see, what is the current network load on the router in a convenience of the tray (a.k.a. indicator ...
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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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Two Black Screens on Triple Monitor Setup with fglrx and fglrx-updates

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome 3 (but this also happens with Unity). However, once I login, only the center monitor (primary) will work. The other two monitors are black, but they do show ...
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How to restore Firefox download progress bar in Unity launcher?

Firefox used to be better integrated with Unity: when downloading it would show the number of files and a progress bar. This was achieved through the Unityfox add-on, but it no longer works and the ...