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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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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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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
83 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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Ubuntu 12.04 Missing Close, Minimize and Maximize Button after Update and Upgrade

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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0answers
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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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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
115 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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598 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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1answer
222 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
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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
217 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
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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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0answers
830 views

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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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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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
83 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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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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Unity at Ubuntu 12.04 - missing feature after system upgrade, errors

I use Ubuntu 12.04. It was installed two days ago, but after the suggested system upgrade, Unity showed some issues. I tried to reset/reinstall it, following many posts in the forum and lots of errors ...
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0answers
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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
753 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
353 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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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
125 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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0answers
21 views

Compiz config setting change on upgrade

Helo, recently i have updated to 13.04, and the ccsm settings reverted my own config again. This is pain. why does it needs to reset my HUD keyword (i disable it as it shows up, when i don't want). is ...
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0answers
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my taskbar and unity have disappeared after upgrade to ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I upgraded to 13.04 and now my taskbar and unity are gone. I am glad I know a little bit about terminal because i can use this computer to as questions online. can anyone help me out?
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999 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
650 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
40 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
104 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
925 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 ...
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0answers
470 views

Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade breaks my VM [closed]

I'm sorry if this has been asked before. A little background: I have to use an Ubuntu VM for work (host is Windows 7 x64, running Oracle VMWare 4.2.4r81684 on a HP ProBook 4730s laptop), mainly for ...
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1answer
648 views

Upgrade installation interrupted, and system hangs on login

This problem started after upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. I just used the upgrade option from the Update Manager. Once, there was a connection failure. And it quit, but told me that all ...
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Screensaver/blanking problem

I have upgraded to 12.10 and then downgraded again to 12.04 LTS because of the screensaver or screen blanking problem. After 10-12 minutes the screen goes black/blank when i dont do anything (idle). I ...
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After upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 I can't work with dual monitor

after Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 I can't work with dual monitors. The desktop is freezing after a short while when I attache the second Monitor. I can use the touchpad, but the desktop isn't reacting ...
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2answers
199 views

Can't see new Unity Spread since upgrade to 12.10

That's the problem, I upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 yesterday. I've read lots of articles where is said that "the new Spread is so cool" and stuff, but I can't see it properly. For example, ...
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4k views

Unity is broken after upgrading to 12.10 (Optimus laptop)

I upgraded to GNU/Linux Ubuntu 12.10 but have been unable to use Unity properly afterwards. Indeed, I encountered the exact same problem as a lot of people: the Unity side and top bars are not ...
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1answer
2k views

ubuntu 12.10 The location is not a folder [duplicate]

i just upgraded my Ubuntu to 12.10 and i noticed that i get this message The location is not a folder whenever i try to access a mounted media (USB or even my other partitions). I am now unable to ...
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0answers
2k views

Unity failure on 12.10 after upgrade from 12.04 [closed]

After upgrade to 12.10, Ubuntu starts as normal however the system only loads the desktop background, the left/upper bars is not displayed and Ubuntu reports that gnome-control-center failed. Problem ...
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2answers
413 views

HUD is not working after upgrade

My HUD is not working after I upgraded from 11.04 (and or 11.10). It prompts for command and it tries loading for 4 seconds then gives up.
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1answer
497 views

Why did Unity stop working after I upgraded to the 3.4.3 mainline kernel?

I installed the latest Linux kernel (3.4.3). After rebooting, it says I am in Ubuntu 2D. How do I either go back to my previous kernel, or fix this problem? Thanks. $ uname -r 3.4.3-030403-generic
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1answer
710 views

Ubuntu running slowly after upgrade to 12.04

I recently updated my system from 11.04 to 12.04. UI is too slow. System specs: Acer aspire 4715z, 1gb ram, dual-core, mobile intel grahics Reading other links suggest to switch back to Gnome/unity ...
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1answer
2k views

Facing unity problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04

I upgraded to 12.04 and had problems with unity. So this is what I did >> 1) Ctrl+Alt+F1 sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Export DISPLAY=:0 ccsm 2) Ctrl+Alt+F7 3) Enabled ...
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1answer
748 views

Unity does not start automatically, have to start it manually

After upgrading to 12.04 the system starts up normally, and shows me the login screen. After I log in, unity does not seem to start up and shows me a small XTerm window. I start unity manually from ...
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Applications aren't displayed in dash after upgrading to 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dash search gives no result I have ubuntu box that has been upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04. After the upgrade one of the users cannot see applications in the dash: Typing a ...