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ubuntu desktops lost while updating

I've had Ubuntu 12.03 w/Unity desktop installed on my computer along with Gnome 2 and XBMC desktops which I used occasionally. In attempting to upgrade Gnome 2 to Gnome 3, I inadvertently wiped out ...
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gnome-elf-thumbnailer error while upgrading

I was attempting an "apt-get upgrade" through terminal. It came back with this error message: "Errors were encountered while processing: gnome-elf-thumbnailer" Now with looking at the line of ...
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1answer
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Problem in Installing Gnome 3.12

I tried to install Gnome 3.12 on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 (Gnome shell: 3.10) I did the following steps (from this tutorial): $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 14.04 graphical errors after upgrade from 12.04

I was having a few issues that were annoying me with 12.04, so I decided to upgrade to 14.04. Everything seems to have gone well enough, except that there are graphical errors appearing in the ...
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1answer
257 views

Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Classic Desktop Missing

I had recently been running Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 with the classic desktop enabled. At the login menu, it would show a few options: System Default GNOME GNOME Classic GNOME Flashback ...
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0answers
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Problem after upgrade to trusty

When I turn on my laptop I can see the GBU Grub.menu but when y try tu use ubuntu it would get stuck in the Gnome logo loading. My laptop is a acer aspire 5536 It worked well with saucy My Gnome ...
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92 views

Keep Gnome 3.8 in Ubuntu 14.04

Is there any way to retain Gnome Shell 3.8 after the update to Trusty? Gnome Shell 3.10 breaks my theme and half my extensions (I use almost a dozen), plus I really don’t like the new "integrated" ...
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1answer
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What is the difference between Gnome Compiz Flashback and Gnome Metacity Flashback?

I upgrade ubuntu 13.10 from development branch (alpha version or beta version) and after that at login user only two options are available.here i attach image of gnome metacity Gnome compiz ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my shortcuts keys and media keys no longer work

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 (GNOME interface) and none of the shortcut key combinations or Fn+F(#) controls seem to be working any more (not even the default ones, like Ctrl+Alt+T for ...
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0answers
62 views

Ubuntu 13.10 Kylin upgrade to 14.04 Gnome

How can I upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 Kylin to Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome? (I have a slow internet connection, so I downloaded the new version of Ubuntu Gnome & booted it via USB. However, I can't find the ...
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1answer
314 views

Upgrade aborted mid-process and I've lost gnome-control-center

I upgraded my Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 installation today by using: do-release-upgrade in the terminal. When I came back it was on a tty (at least I think it was a tty)! Then as I couldn't go back to the ...
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1answer
901 views

How to upgrade from Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 beta 2 to 14.04 LTS final release?

Currently I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 beta2 release. But in details it shows as Ubuntu 13.10. Please let me know how can I upgrade it 10 14.04 LTS final release(released 17th April). I tried in ...
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1answer
1k views

How to fully convert Ubuntu to Ubuntu Gnome (not just installing Gnome)?

I've been using Ubuntu since 7.10 on a number of different computers. I'm currently using 13.10 on my home computer and 13.04 on my work computer. I prefer the Gnome 3 desktop experience and it's ...
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0answers
19 views

Settings pages doesn't display properly after dist-upgrade

I added the main Gnome PPA to get latest "Nautilus" version. Because Ubuntu repository has old one. After dist-upgrade mouse cursor disappeared I already fix it. Also settings page do not display ...
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1answer
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Can i Use the DE as in 13.04 on 12.04

i want to use 13.04 Desktop Environment(DE) in 12.04 is it possible without upgrade.i am using 32 bit ubuntu. Please tell me if this is possible or not. Thanks in Advance. :)
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 Missing Close, Minimize and Maximize Button after Update and Upgrade [duplicate]

I just do update and upgrade, but I miss close, minimize and maximize button along with top border title bar after that. I did metacity --replace and unity --reset, It didn't work for me. Also, I ...
0
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0answers
36 views

gnome config customisations do not persist after 12.04 to 13.10 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 12.04LTS to 13.10. I'm using the gnome/metacity combination as a desktop rather than unity, and the actual upgrade seemed to go okay - except for some driver issues. ...
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1answer
75 views

Upgrade problem. Can I switch to a window from command line ?

Here is what's happening. I started updating my laptop from 12.04 to the next one (command line) and was surfing the web. At some point everything vanished from the screen except the Firefox window ...
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0answers
153 views

How can I resolve or diagnose major stability issues after upgrading to 13.10

I have been running 13.04 pretty successfully on my Lenovo T430 (recent machine - purchased in Feb 2013, Core i5-3320M CPU, 8gb ram) for many months. I decided to upgrade to 13.10 over the weekend, ...
1
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1answer
94 views

Why am I stuck with a version of GNOME Shell unlike KDE or other desktop environments?

Why am I stuck with a version of GNOME Shell unlike KDE? For example, on Ubuntu 12.04 I am stuck with GNOME Shell version 3.4, and I can't upgrade to a newer version of GNOME Shell like 3.6. With ...
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1answer
5k views

How to Upgrade Gnome 3.4 to 3.10? [duplicate]

I have been happily using the Gnome desktop environment to complete my day-to-day computing. Recently, I learned that Gnome 3.10 was released. I tried to update using the ppa: gnome3-team/gnome3. ...
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0answers
274 views

Ubuntu 13.04 and issues with gnome shell 3.8

Please suggest a very safe way to upgrade gnome to version 3.8.1 in Ubuntu 13.04 x86_64. I used gnome3 ppa, both stable and staging, did sudo update and sudo dist-upgrade, but finally found my Unity ...
3
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1answer
94 views

Can I upgrade to another desktop environment?

I'm currently running a Vanilla Ubuntu 12.04 LTS that had Unity replaced with with gnome-shell. What I'd like to do is to do a do-release-upgrade that will install a specific flavor of Ubuntu (GNOME ...
1
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2answers
117 views

Do I need to reinstall to upgrade regular Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu Gnome 13.04?

My home server runs 12.10 with Gnome Shell (I'm not a fan of Unity). I can't find any information to tell me if the regular upgrade process will let me choose the Ubuntu 13.04 remix, or whether I need ...
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1answer
511 views

Upgrade 12.10(gnome installer) to 13.04(gnome)

I have installed clean Ubuntu with gnome desktop environment (This was installer only with gnome so no unity and not upgraded from unity to gnome). And I'm very happy with it, but there is a system ...
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0answers
586 views

Window theme won't change (gnome 3.8)

I've just upgraded from 12.04, to 12.10, to 13.04 using the software updater, and I've upgraded Gnome from 3.4 to 3.8. The problem is, when I try to change my theme using the Tweak Tool, I am only ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Getting errors with Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 after upgrading to Gnome 3.8 [closed]

I've installed today the final version of Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 (fresh install, no upgrades), and right after I added the Gnome PPA and updated it to Gnome 3.8, I'm getting errors. Software Center gives ...
5
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4answers
16k views

How can I upgrade from Gnome-Shell 3.4.2 to 3.8? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed gnome-shell that's version is 3.4.2. Now the gnome 3.8 has been released and I would like to upgrade my gnome-shell to 3.8.
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0answers
95 views

Missing options from settings panel in ubuntu after upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

After upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 I am missing multiple options in the settings panel. Most seem to be display related like sticky edges in the display panel the behavior tab in the appearance ...
0
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2answers
108 views

Can not login after removing broken packages

I just updated my ubuntu to the latest version. After updating, everytime I try to remove or add anything, I get this error: errors were encountered while processing: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Signature couldn't be verified problem with updating

I wanted to install LAMP, but didn't install it properly somehow. So trying to remove previous package, I used purge. A large number of package got uninstalled like software centre etc. When I ...
4
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1answer
1k views

How to upgrade Ubuntu and gnome without breaking existing settings?

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for about 5-6 months, and have everything configured as per my liking. I use GNOME classic as the DE instead of Unity, and am comfortable with it. There are couple ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How do I change the clock position on panel in gnome 3.6?

After the upgrade to 12.10 the clock on the gnome panel is now on the far right instead of the middle of the panel: How do I fix it?
2
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1answer
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Firefox 16 won't start from the gnome shell in 12.10

I've just upgraded to 12.10 and firefox doesn't work properly. When I start it from the gnome shell nothing happens, however system monitor shows me two processes called 'firefox', the last one of ...
0
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0answers
102 views

Ubuntu freezes after grub [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. After cloning my 320 GB HDD to a 500 GB HDD, my system freezes ...
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2answers
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Gnome Shell got removed after updating Ubuntu 12.04

Now when i try to install it...it shows the following error sudo apt-get install gnome-shell Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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2answers
187 views

Updates listed but not installed

After upgrading to 12.04 Gnome Classic amd64, several updates are listed in update manager, but do not install. In my x86 upgrade this is not happening. The amd64 upgrade is a disaster with many ...
3
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1answer
448 views

When starting or log off/on, add'l panels show and some panel applets are duplicated

After upgrading to 12.04 Gnome Classic amd64,every time I log on a new additional blank panel appears on the top and bottom panels - which I delete every time. In addition, the default panel applets ...
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0answers
132 views

no background in second screen (separate X screen) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When starting or log off/on, add'l panels show and some panel applets are duplicated After upgrading to 12.04 Gnome Classic amd64, the second screen is pure white. ...
1
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2answers
923 views

Upgraded from 10.10 to 12.04. How can I remove any remnants of settings of Gnome?

I formatted / but I used my old home folder. I am seeing some strange behaviours in Unity that I am guessing that may be because of configuration files from Gnome 2 (that I was using in 10.10). Could ...
1
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1answer
729 views

What happens to gnome shell when I upgrade to 12.04?

What happens to my gnome shell session if I upgrade to ubuntu 12.04, I removed unity. and gnome has many extensions and modifications via ppa etc. So, what happens if I choose to upgrade? I supose ...
3
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3answers
704 views

defragmentation of ext2

Is it worth it? there is e2defrag. How long will it takes for 120GB? 8h will be enough? I would like to improve read/write on the hard disc. hard disc seems to be new(9 months old). its in my work ...
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2answers
229 views

Will my customized version of 11.10 be broken when I update to 12.04?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 for my mother on her computer. I did some little tweaks to make it easier for her: installed gnome shell installed some gnome extensions (but no shell frippery things...) ...
2
votes
1answer
495 views

How do I revert old theme customizations after they re-appeared in Ubuntu 11.10?

The first thing I noticed after upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 is that my wallpaper changed to the one I used to have ages ago - probably before I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04. Which is not a big deal, ...
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0answers
350 views

How would I go about installing Gnome 2.x? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? I am trying to weigh out the pros and cons of upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 from 11.04. I am currently using Gnome for my desktop ...
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0answers
499 views

Gnome Shell and Gnome Fallback Session not working after upgrade to 11.10 [closed]

I upgraded from Natty to Oneiric Ocelot through Update Manager: the Xfce and Unity sessions have been perfectly preserved and work just like they should, but I'm having trouble with the GNOME and ...
2
votes
1answer
138 views

How safe is update to Gnome3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome 3 ppa was unstable until April 28th, so is it ok now? How safe is update Natty with Gnome3 provided by this PPA? Are there any known issues which can cause serious ...
3
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0answers
615 views

Why does my system get stuck at the splash screen after updating to Gnome 3? [closed]

Im a newbie to Linux and today I installed gnome-shell and I had previously installed nvidea current drivers provided by Ubuntu. After reboot it shows ubuntu splash screen and then stays there and ...
1
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1answer
480 views

Update messed up my computer (again) [closed]

I just ran updates as usual, trusting Ubuntu repositories are fine. But as I started up my computer again it was completely messed up. The log-in screen is blue, the interface is all squarish, ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

what does this means 'error in Version string 'svn3799ppa1~maverick1' version number does not start with digit'?

'error in Version string 'svn3799ppa1~maverick1' version number does not start with digit' this message is shown each time during the package installation in gnome3 upgrade. Why this message is coming ...