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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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Can I embed a script/program on my desktop?

I've seen many apps that have their "widgets" that show up on the desktop, so I want to ask this: Can I integrate a little piece of script (Ruby code) onto Unity so that it appears on my desktop? It ...
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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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Widget dissapears when I click Show desktop

I'm using Ubuntu 14.4 with Gnome. I have installed cardio-dock. I have added trash and show desktop through the cardio-dock GUI. Apart from that I have added the calendar and time widget through the ...
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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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Plugin Layer Alternatives to Compiz's Plugin Layer

Compiz's Widget Layer is buggy with Unity Global Menus, and limited to one layer. Alternatives are needed. An alternative can be either: An actual Widget Layer application. A unique solution that ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome Permanent Widget?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, and what I am wondering is if there is a way I can create a Trillian, and Skype desktop widget? Yes, I do have both installed and configured already.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to control KDE (4.9.0) plasma widgets from command line?

I cannot delete "Window Menubar" widget from panel and "Facebook" widget from "Search and Launch" desktop bottom. And I don't want to delete all my settings, can I delete these widgets somewhere in ...
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Documentation for quickly widgets?

I tried to use the quickly.widgets.text_editor class in a quickly project just now (as in one of the highlighted quickly tutorials) and got an import error. When I tried to inspect the quickly.widgets ...
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What app tests all of GTK's UI elements?

I've seen it in screenshots before. What application provides a window that contains all of GTK's UI elements? I need an answer applicable to GTK+2 and GTK+3.
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How do I get the size of a Gtk widget?

I am developing an app using Quickly + Glade + Gtk + Python. I would have liked to know the size of a displayed widget. Here is what I wrote already: from gi.repository import Gtk, WebKit […] ...
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Custom widgets/controls in application indicators

I want to develop an app for ubuntu, that integrates inside the calendar indicator/menu. It should allow to enter info right from it, and have several controls like input boxes, drop downs, spinners ...
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Can't move Screenlets when position is set to “Keep Above”

I've installed some screenlets and treat them as widgets. I did enable "widgets layer" plug-in in CCSM. But I got a little problem here, When I set position for the widget always on top of windows by ...
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Change text field editing in GNOME 3 to use Control and Meta keys like Emacs or bash

A while ago I did this on my Mac and I was able to use Emacs controls in all Cocoa Text Widgets. I'm a big Emacs user and it's really been great to do such lightning fast editing in email and web text ...
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In Awesome window manager, how do I add vicious widgets?

I do exactly what it says in the vicious README, but when I reload the configuration file, no widgets are added to the top bar. So for example, I add: require("vicious") at the top (after moving ...
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Is there any alternative for Windows gadgets in Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu and would very much like to see a weather gadget (aka widgets). Can anyone recommed a simple add-that could give me a little weather, Clock, Twitter Crawl, etc? Thanks
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Some widgets not appearing in “add widgets” in kde4 screensaver [closed]

I would like to add an RSS feed to my screen saver. In kde, the default (blank) saver lets you add normal plasma widgets. But the list of widgets available in the screen saver is smaller than the one ...
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How do I add a Ubuntu countdown widget into a forum?

I want to add this Ubuntu countdown widget: http://corbindavenport.com/ubuntu/ into a forum, (in this case: http://www.fxp.co.il/forumdisplay.php?f=940) how can i do that? when I just ...
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How to right-align widgets in panel in Kubuntu 11.10?

First, please take a look at this screenshot: The problem is... It all happened before I realized what I did. So, I don't know how I messed it up. :( Do you see the panel at the bottom? The ...
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KDE - App activator on [Meta] key

I'm using KDE now. In Unity, I could open Dash with Meta. I want to do the same in KDE - open Application Activator with Meta key, but I don't know, how. In this widget's properties I can't set it.
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Some apps tray icons shown only in the compiz widgets layer

I'm noticing that some apps tray icons (gnome-rdp, UPS Status, blueproximity) are missing from the tray notification area but are shown below the bar when you F9 to the compiz widgets layer. Any way ...
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Adding a CPU monitor widget in the top corner like in Gnome2

I wonder if you can add a widget or something like it in the top corner (next to volume and WiFi and things like that) that displays current use of CPU and maybe RAM. I know you could add stuff like ...