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Only a few programs will launch without rebooting first

I'm running 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and after a recent update my system has an issue (I want to be clear that I mess with settings a lot, so this may not be directly the fault of the update, but the ...
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1answer
48 views

Update makes system act strange

I just downloaded some updates for my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop that has support for Unity 3D. I noticed that one of the updates was for Compiz. I updated it, restarted my system and now everything is ...
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0answers
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Recompile package (with applied .diff file) after every update

I have a .diff file which I use to patch unity source code and then recompile it, so I can remove trash icon from unity panel which is important to me. However after every update of Unity, the patched ...
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0answers
43 views

Recent Update Issue [duplicate]

I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 server yesterday with the latest updates and now when Ubuntu starts it is in a really strange state. A purple screen comes up but there are no Unity icons and I can't really ...
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1answer
197 views

Unity launcher won't update the shortcuts after update-desktop-database (only after log out)

I have written my first unity launcher shortcuts and places them in ~/.local/share/applications/. The problem is that the shortcuts won't update on any of the commands I trigger in the terminal. $ ...
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0answers
55 views

Black screen during booting ubuntu 13.10+KDE GUI

Ubuntu 13.04+KDE GUI worked fine, but after update to Ubuntu 13.10 there is black screen during booting KDE GUI. After reboot black screen once again. So I have two questions! How can I force ubuntu ...
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1answer
497 views

How to fix: Unity not working at all (updates, upgrade, drivers, OpenGL)?

Recently I got stuck with Unity since it does not work at all - I see no system bar nor Unity launcher (3D/2D). Possible causes are: system update/upgrade or playing with drivers (additional fglrx or ...
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0answers
76 views

Recent update appears to have hosed Unity; can't get to a terminal

I have three Ubuntu 13.04 installations that all stopped working when updated over the last three days. The laptop is AMD A10 based and contains both 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu 13.04 (and also Fedora 19 ...
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0answers
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Fixed black screen after update and restart, Do I need to do this now: …?

Fixed black screen after update and restart by shutting down the PC with the power button..nothing else, but I saw some dude posted this in order to fix this issue, so I'm asking now - do I need to do ...
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2answers
242 views

No Unity, can't send bug report [closed]

After updating today, 13.04 no longer shows Unity panels. I tried the guide to reporting from console, but it always shows "please fill out the form in the automatically opened web browser". Is there ...
1
vote
1answer
313 views

Error while building Unity 8

I was following the steps given on this page to build Unity 8. When i run the command ./build -s, it works fine, adds the PPAs required and then it runs the apt-get command, and therein lies the ...
0
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1answer
116 views

The last two times I have updated from the Software Updater, I have had to reinstall my graphics drivers and restart Unity

The last two times I have updated from the Software Updater, I have had to reinstall my graphics drivers and restart Unity. The first time it happened it took quite a long time for me to find out how ...
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1answer
171 views

Ubuntu Unity's dodge does not work after the update (12.04)

Ubuntu Unity's dodge does not work after today's update in Ubuntu 12.04. These commands do not help: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ikarosdev/unity-revamped sudo add-apt-repository ppa:garhuy/unity
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1answer
169 views

Version 12.04 and Unity upgrade

When Unity updates, is it possible to install it to 12.04? I've seen some howto's on this, but they don't seem to work for me. For instance, sudo add-apt-repository ppa:unity-team/ppa doesn't seem to ...
1
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0answers
69 views

Unity stopped working in 3D after software update

Today I installed some update package and an hour or two later when I restarted my machine, Unity was running in 2D. There were two Radeon packs in those updates which I suspect are the culprit. I ...
1
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2answers
1k views

How to restore healthy Unity after incomplete update

I updated my Ubuntu and while it was restarting command line appeared and froze, then I forced shutdown PC and when Ubuntu booted again, I saw unity is corrupted. Launcher and menus disappeared but ...
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3answers
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Unity and Ubuntu-desktop disappeared and I am unable to reinstall it!

I am running Ubuntu 13.04. After running a normal upgrade, Unity disappeared (after login, I have the desktop, without the launch abd status bar, no dash, etc.). If I try to reinstall ubuntu-desktop, ...
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1answer
79 views

Cannot change to Unity 3D!

Major problem here and I'd appreciate some help! I was installing WINE and Steam to get my games running. Got everything installed and configured, and my games were working. However after that, the ...
0
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1answer
226 views

Ubuntu menu and applications bar gone, and some programs too

I was following this guide (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenCV) in order to install openCV. sudo su sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get install libavformat-dev sudo apt-get ...
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1answer
68 views

Ubuntu 12.10 Unity not starting after 11/04 update

After this Thursday updates when I login to my account Unity wont start anymore. I have a pic of the how the system starts: http://img841.imageshack.us/img841/2822/screenshotfrom201304131.png And ...
0
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1answer
257 views

desktop doesn't load properly when logging in

I have had ubuntu installed on my desktop computer for a few months now,and after an update a error message showed up on both lightdm. When I logged in saying 'could not apply the stored configuration ...
1
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1answer
428 views

Just ran some updates, broke system and stuck in Unity 2d

I just installed 25 updates. In them were the raring graphics stack and kernel 3.5.25. I rebooted back and noticed I was now in Unity 2d. This behaves much slower than 3d did and when I tried to log ...
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0answers
78 views

Updating Ubuntu destroys Unity [duplicate]

I came back from vacations and installed the updates available for Ubuntu 12.10 as I always do. The system asked me to reboot and when I did it started again but in the screen some artifacts appeared ...
0
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1answer
255 views

Unity broken after regular updates

Today I updated Ubuntu 12.04 with the Update Manager as usual. After that I restarted the system as required. When I logged in again the sidebar has only the trash can, the dash button and the switch ...
1
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0answers
19 views

Modified shortcut resetted after update

I modified the "Minimise all windows" shortcut from Alt + Super + D to Super + D but everytimes there's a Unity update the shortcut is immediately resetted to it's standard setting. Is there a way to ...
1
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0answers
286 views

After update 12.04 -> 12.10 all works fine, but launcher is missing permanently

Launcher is missing all the time. It is also missing in guest session. In the compiz config setting manager it is set to always show. What I tried: reinstalled nvidia drivers cleared all compiz and ...
1
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0answers
387 views

12.10 Unity is Gone After Update [closed]

I just did some routine updates through the Update Manager, and upon the requested reboot, both the unity panel and bar are gone. Desktop notifications are still there, though the rendering seems ...
0
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1answer
765 views

Can't start X session after updating packages

I have recently upgraded to 12.04 and all seems okay except adobe flash plugin doesn't work. But several days ago when I installed several update packages and rebooted, X session was unable to start ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Recent update killed unity 3d launcher

I am scratching my head on this one, a lot of things are still new to me. I updated 126 packages just now through the update manager, and upon reboot everything works fine except the unity launcher. ...
4
votes
1answer
760 views

How can I update Unity to 5.16?

I've got Ubuntu 12.04.1, but Unity is still in the 5.14 version. I have a problem with the launcher tooltips, but it got fixed in Unity 5.16. How can I update it? I've tried adding ppa:unity-team/ppa, ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

12.04 Compiz does not properly work since upgrade

A few days ago, I updated the kernel to 3.2.0-29-generic-pae. Since then, all compiz effects have disappeared (all such as wobbly windows, windows switcher, workspace changing effects...). The unity ...
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vote
3answers
4k views

Ubuntu not showing any GUI

When I boot into Ubuntu, I don't see the Unity interface. Instead it boots into some sort of command line interface (pic attached) I tried pressing atl + F7, in that case i get a screen showing ...
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vote
2answers
1k views

How do I revert updates/tweaks to get to a usable GUI?

I just installed 12.04 the other day and then ran into trouble upon restarting after installing updates. What I did before the problem occurred: I did not make many changes before this problem ...
2
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3answers
209 views

If I don't use KDE why does updating download lots of kde packages?

I have the following environments installed- Gnome(NE,Classic,normal) Unity(3D,2D) Cinnamon Enlightment Cairo(all combinations) There is no KDE. But I still got more than 90MB of KDE updates. And ...
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2answers
2k views

Upgrade 11.10 to 12.04, no applications in launcher, no shutdown menu

My unity crashed during the update from 11.10 to 12.04, and after waiting a long time i was forced to restart the computer. when it came up, things were in a sorry state, i got to the terminal and ...
0
votes
0answers
893 views

Blank desktop after updates today, only unity2d works now [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I have been using 12.04 (wubi) since a week now and this is my 1st exposure to linux. Everything was going on fine ...
1
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1answer
2k views

12.04 after latest update, no unity, no top bar, only wallpaper. Can you help? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I just updated to the latest 12.04 and it recommended to restart, so I did. After the restart, only the wallpaper ...
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0answers
937 views

(12.04 Beta 1) Ubuntu 3D doesn't work anymore, possibly a result of a partial upgrade [closed]

It all started with a message offering a Partial Update. I know what you're thinking. "Oh joy. Another new user who isn't smart enough to know better than to hit the Partial Upgrade button." I'm ...
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0answers
320 views

Is there a way to roll back a system update in 11.10? [closed]

Earlier this week, I installed routine updates to ubuntu on my main work computer. Unfortunately, there's a huge bug in the latest update: switching windows using alt-tab crashes unity. This makes ...
2
votes
0answers
117 views

Where did my context menus go? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and just did a software update (not sure what got updated) and now my context menus are gone. When I right click on things I see nothing, but can still click around in the ...
3
votes
2answers
565 views

Why is unity so crazy slow?

I updated to 11.10 this week and I've been hitting my head against the wall ever since. I have a two year old Lenovo x301. It shouldn't be "underpowered" but Unity grinds it to a halt. Memory: 3.8 ...
2
votes
2answers
388 views

How to enable the Update notification in the Unity notification area?

In classic Gnome, We used to have a special notification that appears in the notification area every time system updates are available; I don't see any update notification in Unity. How to enable it ...
3
votes
0answers
2k views

Start Ubuntu directly into GNOME 3 interface rather than Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and use the latest version of GNOME 3? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and had many issue and that's OK because it is still in beta version and i installed GNOME ...
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1answer
234 views

Unity 3.8.12 Release Date

I like to keep a tab on the development progress of Unity on Launchpad. Currently I am running Unity 3.8.10 on Natty. On launchpad it shows that Unity 3.8.12 "0day-SRU" was released like 3 days ago. ...
2
votes
1answer
131 views

Why isn't my 11.04 system being upgraded? (because I want to test the latest code for Unity)

I'm currently running Natty, but whenever I do a sudo apt-get update, and then sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, it doesn't update nothing, and this has been happening for a couple of months now. Thanks for ...
1
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4answers
449 views

I updated to Ubuntu 11.04 and It broke my installation [closed]

I tried to update to Natty Narwhal with update-manager -d and then I followed through everything and then when I restarted everything broke. Told me to put in some code or something but then after I ...