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Desktop black and widgets disappeared after Ubuntu 16.04 latest OS Update - 21st July 2016

This is driving me nuts so I am hoping someone can help. I'm running 16.04 Xenial on an XPS-13 Dell 9350. This morning I was performing an OS update through the Ubuntu Software center. Right after ...
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Where can I get Conky Themes and Widgets?

I'm looking for an official place where I can download and import Conky themes and widgets to Conky Manager. Thanks.
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how to remove all widgets

I am using a customized version of Ubuntu 14.04 and there is a widget that does not go to back while opening different windows. Is there any way to remove all active widget from desktop?
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Kubuntu: ugly widgets, weather app resets, plasma crashes

Kubuntu 16.04, nvidia blob. Widgets added to desktop look ugly: tiny in size by default, when enlarged, suddenly their headings (?) and icons have huge text size. The weather widget and taskbar ...
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Plasma Network widget crashed - no Wifi

I recently switched to Kubuntu and am kind of new to KDE. My plasma network widget refuses to respond and shows an error message which I don't understand. Copying the error message didn't work, so I ...
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I can't download new Plasma widgets and Plasma themes in Kubuntu 16.04 LTS

Each time I try to download the new Plasma widget from the Plasma Add-On Installer, I get the following error: Loading of providers from file: http://download.kde.org/ocs/providers.xml failed ...
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GTK(MM) Widget Choice for List of Items

I am working on an interface with GTKMM and I have a notebook with buttons that represent certain letters. When I click a button it switches to page two of the notebook which will have a selection of ...
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plasma (5) widget for audio streams

I am searching for a plasma widget like any media player BUT: for audio streams (ie. radio streams, other public hosted streams). Does anybody know about something like this? Nice to have might be ...
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always on top Widget in KDE

In KDE, I would like to have analog clock widget always-on-top. but this option is available only for panels. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with KDE
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Add custom application media controls in unity panel volume control

I wrote a small bash application that allows me to control the music streamed from my phone to my PC via bluetooth, and I would like to know how to add a Rhythmbox like widget in Unity panel's volume ...
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Digital clock widget on Kubuntu 15.10 partially off-screen

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10, on Plasma 5.4.3, KDE 5.15.0, and Qt 5.5.1. I have the digital clock widget, set to display date and time, on the upper-right corner of my screen (on a panel that borders the ...
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Problem with clicking spinners in Xubuntu 15.10

I have just installed Xubuntu 15.10 and noticed a weird behavior when clicking numeric spinners. Instead of increasing or decreasing gradually, it jumps upward or downward without any control. See GIF:...
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Any stopwatch app that can be embedded on my desktop?

I am looking for a stopwatch application that be embedded on my desktop like a widget but it doesn't ruin the over all look and feel of the desktop.
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Kubuntu 15.10 widgets disappear(on boot and activity change)

I have a fresh install of kubuntu 15.10. I am new to kubuntu and linux in general, so I dont know if I am doing something wrong. So my problem is that my widgets disappear each time I reboot my ...
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Using superkaramba widgets in Kubuntu 15.04

Is there a way to use superkaramba widget in Kubuntu 15.04? Some web pages say that it should be possible but I could not find out how. Since no package "superkaramba" was available I installed "...
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Gimp color tools don't work

When I try to run color modification tools like right-click -> Colors -> Colorize (or any of the color tools, Brightness / Contrast, Hue / Saturation, etc), nothing happens: When I click Colorize ...
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Different design of controls in equal Lubuntu

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on two machines. From my point of view everything is equal. But the design of controls on this two machines is very different. Checkboxes, Buttons, Tabs,... have ...
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gnome-open Works, but also produces error messages [GTK_IS_WIDGET(widget) fails & EOG-WARNING]

I am currently using gnome-open to open all files for which I do not know the default program (or can't remember it at the time). With file extension .pdf, gnome-open opens the file in my PDF ...
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PulseAudio volume control switch widget for XFCE

Is there a xfce desktop switch widget for pulseaudio volume control? I have a wireless speaker and I hate having to open pulseaudio and change the output setting everytime I turn it on or off
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does anybody knows a good currency widget for ubuntu 14.10

I would like to use an easy and small currency widget on ubuntu 14.10. Pref. one that can be minimized near the power, system settings and network bar. Does anybody knows a good one? I am enjoying a ...
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awesomeWM vicious volume progress widgit

I have included at the end some rc.lua code copied nearly verbatim from vicious README examples. (The set_color line needed an additional "}" and I changed BAT0 to BAT1). awmtt.sh gives me an error: ...
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Where can I find widgets for Unity?

I want to class up my desktop with various widgets that tell me network bandwidth hdd usage during r/w and real time memory usage just to name a few. What a good way to go about that?
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Can I add widgets to the new Unity lock screen in Ubuntu 14.04?

When I lock my screen using Linux Mint 17, there is a giant clock on the lock screen. I got used to this, and now I'm wondering if I can also add a giant clock (or any widget, for that matter) to my ...
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knote/sticky note widget text location

I had several note widgets on Plasma Desktop. Where are the notes saved? I have a problem with plasma-desktop and it is not run. But I need the notes. Where can I find them?
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Is there any countdown widget which shows the timer on the desktop wallpaper?

I want a widget which shows the time left for any event set by the user. The widget should show the time left on the desktop wallpaper. So can anybody suggest such an app/widget?
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kde folder widget custom icon?

I want to set a custom Icon on my folder widget that I have on one of my panels. How if possible do I do this? or is there a similar widget I can use that can do this, with shortcuts for specific ...
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Widgets for Desktop in Ubuntu?

LibreOffice Impress - Adding Slide Themes For the fisrt few seconds of this video we see the presenter's desktop, displaying what resembles, to me, as widgets like in Windows (7 namely). What is this,...
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KDE Dashboard settings don't show up

I'm using the Widget Dashboard in KDE4. When I right-click it and select "Desktop Dashboard Settings", nothing happens. No window shows up on none of my desktops. What is the matter here? I'm using ...
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How Do I use plasma-widget-wifi

I am trying to use the plasma-widget-wifi widget to monitor my wifi connecions. I installed it but now have no clue how to to put it on my desktop, I am using 12.04 lts. Anyone know how to do this? I ...
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Align KDE Widgets

Is there a way to align KDE Widgets. Right now it's really hard to do it, almost impossible. As you can see in this screen shot the widgets don't align nicely, and there doesn't seem to be an option ...
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Why my Widget Style always change back to GTK+ Style automatically?

Using KDE, when changing Widget Style using Setting -> Application Appearance -> Style -> Application -> Widget style Every time I change the Widget style into Cleanlooks (or others), the style ...
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How to disable/remove a desktop widget

I added a widget "bouncy ball" to the desktop and accidentaly in its settings set auto-bounce to full. Now it is bouncy accross my desktop really fast. It cannot be hovered to reveal side options. I ...
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How to display resource usage gadget on my Unity desctop?

I am confused. So, Unity is a set of tools, put on top of Gnome 2, and giving it a new look and feel? And Gnome 3 is something different. All I manage to do is create quick-launch favourites, as ...
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Qt4 files : file or directory not found

I installed qt4 and now can see its files in /usr/include/qt4 But when I am compiling the "C" code, it gave error that QWidget: file or directory not found Although this QWidget is present in ...
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How to get a 'non-Screenlet' calculator in Compiz widget layer?

I've currently set up the screenlet calculator but do not want to use it, as 1) Screenlets are no longer in development, most do not work, and I intend to slowly migrate away from them. 2) The ...
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What is Widget Layer?

I was looking through the settings in Compiz and I found this: I have no idea what it does as I have pressed F9 and it just made my screen dim (the kind you get when Ubuntu isn't responding), but ...
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What options do I have to track UbuntuEdge fundraiser progress?

I guess we all are very excited about Ubuntu Edge, and hope for the best that the 32 millions will be reached. I would love to track the progress, but loading and refreshing the fundraiser site is ...
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KDE widget to hold a program

I am using KDE default install on Ubuntu 13.04. Is there a widget that will just hold a running program? I will then, for instance, be able to run hamster-time-tracker in that widget and quickly ...
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How do I position widgets next to each other in Glade?

How can I make 2 widgets (or more) stand next to each other in Glade. For example a textbar and a toolbar.
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Widgets Look ugly after installing AMD/ATI drivers

I installed video drivers for my ATI card and now (some of) my windows have ugly widgets. Mainly, Firefox looks ugly but natuilus looks find. Also, my media keyboard buttons stopped working. I can no ...
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Is there a GTK-Theme preview application?

is there an Application which lets me preview all the Theme-Widgets at once? Like in the old Ubuntu-tweak there was some sort of Preview of all Theme-button/slider/progressbar-layouts. But nowadays ...
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Easy brightness control

I came from linux mint they had a really nice applet for adjusting the brightness. Is there something like that, or can it be done by hotkeys or something? I am on ubuntu 12.10.
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Lock widgets to desktop

I am running in the KDE plasma environment, and I have 9 workspaces. I would like to somehow set up a way to lock the widgets so that if I switch from one workspace to another, they will still be ...
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Application to show Uptime on Desktop?

i was wondering if there is an application that shows UPTIME on the desktop, something like a desktop widget.
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Where to find Quickly Web Cam Widget?

According to this page on developer.ubuntu.com, (third paragraph second sentence), there is a Quickly Web Cam Widget, where do I find it? Tried googling but only found Quickly Widgets.
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How to drag widgets from monitor to monitor in kubuntu?

I have Kubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron. I use an extern monitor as my default one, and my laptop monitor as my second monitor. I can place widgets on the extern (default) screen, but when I drag ...
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How to create a sliding widget (GTK+, Quickly)

Recently I've seen this widget in Gedit: It appears when you press Ctrl + F. What I am interested is in how to get the sliding effect. Any suggestion will be appreciated.
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looking for a clock widget that is unaffected by the mouse

Between screenlets, cairo-dock widgets and plasma-widgets. One of them's gotta have this function; A widget that hovers above everything on the desktop but is completely unaffected by the mouse. I ...
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How do I add a Gwibber entry widget to my app?

I am writing an app which has a button that, when clicked, should launch a Gwibber entry widget. This used to work, as suggested on the tutorial: from gi.repository import GwibberGtk entry = ...
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Could a KDE plasma widget be converted into its own app (easily)?

I've recently made the switch from KDE to Unity and I'm really missing one feature: the FolderView Plasma widget (Plasmoid?) I know there's a screenlet called Folderview which can be used under ...