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Window list issue on 12.04 Gnome Classic in VirtualBox

I have 12.04 installed on a VirtualBox machine. I'm not huge fan of Unity, so I've opted for Gnome Classic as my desktop. One of the big advantages of classic gnome is that you can add a "Window List" ...
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Why isn't window-snap working on Ubuntu 12.04 + gnome shell

I am trying to get the window-snap feature to work but cannot. I started with Ubuntu 12.04 (installed on a VirtualBox with Windows 7 hosting). I can't get 3D acceleration to work on VirtualBox, so ...
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Can you run Linux Mint in a virtual box on Linux Mint? [closed]

Ok, so to clarify, say I was running Mint 14, and I made a VBox, could I have the VBox run Mint 14? The reason I am asking this is because I am trying to run different GUIs on Mint, currently I'm ...
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Custom VirtualBox Launcher in GNOME 3

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with GNOME 3. My goal is to create a custom launcher that will launch a specific VirtualBox virtual machine, and I'd like it to have it's own icon. From a purely functional ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 in VirtualBox 4.2.12

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 in VirtualBox (4.2.12) on a Windows host. Initial installation works but after installing Guest Additions, VirtualBox always crashes during login. I tried to ...
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How to use Gnome/Unity in my VM?

I've installed Openbox in my VirtualBoxed Ubuntu Server for having a simple GUI, but decided to put Gnome for taking advantage of the clipboard integration with the virtual machine and having a nicer ...
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Can anyone tell me why Gnome 3 looks like as if it were a gnome fallback session in my virtualbox?

For some reason Gnome 3 wont work in my virtualbox. Both gnome classic and gnome look exactly identical. The version of my virtualbox is: 4.1.2_ Ubuntu r38459 The 3D acceleration is on in the ...
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Installing gnome breaks seamless mode

I am working on Ubuntu with virtualbox (on my mac). I have just installed gnome, and it broke a lot of features, among wich the very nice feature of seamless mode. How can I retrieve it ?
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kde on virtualbox already running gnome?

What is the smartest/easiest way to get KDE installed on a VM that is already running GNOME? Would it be better to create a complete new VM just for KDE (because they don't work well together?) If ...
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VirtualBox Windows Key Pass Through To Gnome

I use a VirtualBox Windows 7 guest in seamless mode on an Ubuntu 12.04 linux host running Gnome 3. Under normal operation when VirtualBox is not running, pressing the Windows Key on the keyboard ...
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Make ubuntu gnome faster by reducing graphics quality

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on VirtualBox and performance is really bad. It takes seconds to respond to a click. Is it possible to reduce the graphics rendering quality or other unnecessary things, to ...
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How do you make gnome-shell get out of the way in fullscreen apps?

I mostly like gnome-shell, and much prefer it to Unity at this point. (In reality, both are greatly lacking in polish.) However, when using fullscreen applications, I notice that the hot corners do ...
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Gnome boxes vs Virtualbox

which would be a "faster" more "responsive" virtual machine software? Gnome boxes, or Virtualbox?
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GNOME Shell in VirtualBox host broken after a kernel upgrade

After a recent update, which included updates for the kernel, I am no longer able to log into GNOME Shell. To clarify the situation, at first it would boot into the GNOME Fallback Session. To remedy ...
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Not all GNOME Shell features present after installation

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on VirtualBox with the following specs: 1024 MB RAM 128 VGA 16 HDD Then I tried to install GNOME Shell as in this OMG! Ubuntu post. But I didn't get the same result. The ...
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Can't use GNOME shell on VirtualBox

I am running version 11.10 on a VirtualBox VM with ~1000MB dedicated memory, on mid-range hardware and using Windows Vista as a host. It came with Unity pre-installed. I ran: apt-get install ...
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How do I fix this giant gap in my toolbar?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 i686 in VirtualBox. I get this giant gap on my top toolbar and it's driving me nuts. Any way I can fix it?
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No Unity when running Ubuntu 11.04 (64 bit) under VirtualBox+Windows 7 (64 bit)

Before the first login screen came up after a clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 (64 bit) into a new virtual machine in VirtualBox running under Windows 7 (64 bit), a dialog box popped up saying that the ...
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Resizable screen mode for VirtualBox behaves strange with Ubuntu as guest

I have Ubuntu both as guest and as host. I use VirtualBox 4, just downloaded from the official repository. After installing the guest extensions, I got this strange problem: When I activate the ...