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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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Unity3D Warning Updating from Ubuntu 12 to 14

When I try to update from Ubuntu 12 to 14 I get the following warning: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported by your graphics hardware. You will maybe end up in a very slow ...
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After upgrade interface is gone and terminal won't activate

I can run terminal commands by using a text file on the desktop but I can't run the terminal using a keyboard shortcut. (Make sure you are able to run as an executable) All windows open on top of ...
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“Depends: ___ but ___-saucy is to be installed” type broken dependencies after Trusty upgrade

The installer threw an error near the end of the 14.04 Trusty upgrade. unity-control-center is not installed and upon trying to install it I now have a chain of broken dependencies which, after going ...
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1answer
112 views

ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 distribution upgrade pauses “configuring lightdm” … “Default display manager:” gdm, lightdm

Apologies if I overlooked this in the docs somewhere. Let me document something just incase it was missed. My upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 pauses on a package configuration. The first time I did ...
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1answer
186 views

No menu bar and unity launch after upgrading to 14.04; ccsm cannot start

Yesterday I upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04 by do-release-upgrade. Things were Ok after the upgrading. However today when I logged into my account, no menu bar, no unity launch. I tried ctrl+alt+F1 to ...
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1answer
36 views

After UNB, where do I go?

I've been running Lucid NBR since forever and I love it. A recent kernel update broke some services and while a revision fixed them, the writing is on the wall, I have to update. Unity fits on my ...
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1answer
257 views

Unity on 14.10 - Desktop issue after dist upgrade [closed]

I just upgraded the distribution from 13.04 to 14.04 and than to 14.10 in hope of some fixes but I got instead a big one that reminds me of very much of ... windows lags. I hope is not a feature. ...
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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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0answers
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Unity broken after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 (another one …)

I just upgraded my notebook (Thinkpad R500 with ATI HD3470 graphics) from 13.10 to 14.04 and since then Unity seems to be broken. I can login but afterwards I only see my desktop background and the ...
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2answers
829 views

No panels or menus after upgrading to 14.04

I just upgraded my System to 14.04. After restarting when the update was finished I did not see any menu bars or panels. Right clicking and opening a terminal via ctrl+alt+t is not possible. ...
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12.04lts to 14.04lts: No menu-bar/launcher after logout/login

The solution here works for me to fix the desktop after log-in: http://askubuntu.com/a/292997/227118 , but I am back to square one after logging out. How to solve this issue permanently ?
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Broken unity after upgrading

This questions is closely related with previous questions asked here. But there are some differences. I was trying to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04LS. While download the packages, the system hanged ...
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2answers
1k views

Unity will not boot/load after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

There are many similar post on ask ubuntu and I have gone through them with little success. I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 back to back. The upgrade from 13.03 to 13.10 worked fine. After ...
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3answers
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(update to 14.04) unity is not loading after I login to the admin profile after upgrade [duplicate]

After upgrading to 14.04 and after the final reboot, I logged in the admin account but unity won't start, I have only the 14.04 background. No shortcuts work. I can login and use the guest and other ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade problem - no desktop

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (both 64-bit). Initially, I tried the upgrade that runs from 13.10 (the one that pops up on the desktop to tell you there's a new release), but it ...
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Remote control for distribution upgrade

I've launched distribution upgrade (from 13.10 to 14.04) in Unity. Upgrade is running, but at the moment I don't have physical access to that machine (SSH is active) How can I verify in shell status ...
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1answer
62 views

How do I turn unity back on?

My ubuntu 14.04 upgrade didn't work. When I rebooted after it was done I had to choose between something called cinnamon and something called gnome fall back. I don't like either. I can't find ...
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1answer
904 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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How to restore Data from ubuntu 12.10 localhost

after upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 i have a black screen, don't see any thing I well remove this version and install a new one . but I need My all projects from local host. it's Important .
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unity or Gnome? [closed]

There is no problem at this time with any software, as I am simply trying to get ready for 14.04. Do I need to uninstall the gnome from 13.10 or will everything upgrade properly. I cannot find any ...
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0answers
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My screen has pulsing blurriness after attempting UI Scale

Did an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. Everything was going fine until I did a UI Scale. Now there's a pulsing blurriness on my screen. Any way I can reset that? I've uninstalled/reinstalled xorg ...
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1answer
134 views

Problems after upgrading to 13.10 from 12.10

It's my first question and I am pretty much desperate by now. So please look upon any errors likely to occur in my question. So, I had Ubuntu 12.10 running alongside Windows 7 (which is the default ...
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2k views

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 ...
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After upgrade all top right links icons got missing and the system crash once and again

I´ve upgraded my Ubuntu installation for the first time (I´m new in linux), and after doing it it became quite slow. But the real issue is that all links and stuff that used to be in the upper right ...
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0answers
221 views

After Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 missing user in login screen

I have upgraded to 13.10 from 13.04 now after booting (even after updates and rebooting) my user id is not listed. It has a uid higher than the minimum in lightdm.conf. I have the user light display ...
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1answer
151 views

Can I upgrade Unity

Since the bug described here I am moving LTS distros only, however the current LTS is 12.04, and I`ve seen how ubuntu 13.10 looks like, I know that the unity interface is a WOP but, I wanna know is ...
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1answer
641 views

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 I get a black screen (ubuntu) [duplicate]

After upgrading my 13.04 vm to 13.10 when I run my 13.10 vm all I get is a black screen with flashing _. I can alt f1-f6 to get into tty1-6 and I ran apt-get update & upgrade but still no luck.. ...
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2answers
243 views

Unity poor performance after upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded recently from 13.04 to 13.10. I have Dell Inspiron 4GB RAM, Intel Core i3. Login takes a lot of time and all the graphics are very slow. Alt + Tab takes a lot of time (seconds). After ...
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1answer
1k views

sudo does not work in GUI after upgrade to 13.10

On 2 completely different machines I have the same problem after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10: All programs/task requiering sudo permissions (software updater, starting synaptic, installing programs, ...
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2answers
251 views

How to recover from bad upgrade to 13.04 (Unity very slow)

Oh boy. I have two computers. On one, I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, attempting to go to 13.04 with catastrophic results, requiring me basically to install brand new 13.04 onto machine and this ...
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2answers
1k views

Resume upgrade to 13.10

I had 13.04 and started to upgrade to 13.10. But the computer hanged and I rebooted it. I did instructions from How do I resume a release upgrade/update? Now OS launches, but I upgrade is ...
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after upgrading 13.10 Black screen shows up after Login? [duplicate]

My Motherboard : Gigabyte H61m s2p Graphic : Intel® Ivybridge Desktop x86/MMX/SSE2 after upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04, Black sceen shows up after Login session, it takes 15 sec. and Desktop Appears ...
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0answers
636 views

Unity Session broken after instaling 13.10 [duplicate]

I just upgraded to 13.10, and now my Unity Session is broken, I noticed it installed Gnome Session Flashback during the upgrade, so I removed it thinking it may have conflicted with something else ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu 13.10 Unity doesn't load after upgrade

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 only to find that Unity won't load (login freezes, after doing ctrl+alt+F1, logging in and then doing startx, I get a blank desktop and the mouse pointer, and nothing ...
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1answer
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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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0answers
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Indication of application loading in launcher

Is it possible to get an indication of an application loading when you open it from the a folder. i.e. opening a video with VLC takes a bit of time while VLS loads all the required bits. I end up ...
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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 ...
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0answers
387 views

Help - Compiz fails, no unity, Blank desktop after 13.04 upgrade [duplicate]

I was having Ubuntu 12.10 and then decided to upgrade to 13.10 using Software Updater. After upgrading, desktop is blank .i.e the unity taskbar, unity bar, etc.. is not showing up.... I installed ...
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1answer
843 views

Unity shell not starting after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 last night, and unity won't start up for me now. When I log in, I don't see the 'dash', just the desktop with some icons on it. I'm running on a lenovo T430 without ...
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1answer
379 views

Unity not coming up after 12.10 -> 13.04 upgrade

I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04. When I start Ubuntu, I get to the login screen fine and can input my password and login. However, after I log in, I'm greeted with just a blank screen that has only ...
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0answers
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How can I avoid having to reset compiz/unity after each linux-headers upgrade?

I've been using Ubuntu (currently 13.04) for several months now. I was wondering if it's typical to have to reset compiz and unity (with dfconf reset -f /org/compiz and setsid unity) after every ...
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1answer
126 views

Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 - Unity not loading

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu dist to 13.04 (from 12.10), after the upgrade when i log in my desktop isn't loading unity. I can access my Terminal (through Ctrl+Alt+T) and most apps through it, i ...
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2answers
1k views

Dash icons didn't change when upgrading to 13.04

I've recently updated from 12.10 to 13.04, and everything is working fine but the icons at the bottom of the dash didn't change. Instead of the new ones shown in this link, I'm still getting the ones ...
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0answers
4k views

Unity won't start after upgrading to 13.04 [duplicate]

Well, everything has gone to crap after upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04. After logging in I see no panels whatsoever, only desktop with some files. Trying to run unity from terminal results in ...
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1answer
749 views

Unity gone after upgrading kernel

I recently got an automatic software update where I was alerted that there was insufficient space on /boot. Attempting to purge old kernel versions following this answer, I accidentally removed also ...
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0answers
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Clean install of 12.10 - reused 12.04 /home. Cannot start unity/login for legacy/imported user [duplicate]

I have separate disks for / and /home. I did have 12.04 installed but decided to do a clean install (format and install) of 12.10. I created my user at install. I should be able to login, right? ...
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1answer
42 views

broke during upgrade; what command do I use?

during the upgrade to 12:10 it froze and i had to reboot. What do I do to reset apt and reinstall the broken things?
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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 ...
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1answer
929 views

Ubuntu 12.10 Unity Performance - Dragging a GLXGEARS through the Desktop

I've been using the 12.10 since It was launched. I have a I7 with a Geforce GT520 running 304.43 driver version. With 12.04, using a lot of Compiz animation, I could drag a window running glxgears ...