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gnome-panel broken with xmonad session in 14.04

In 14.04, I've installed both gnome-session-flashback and xmonad. When logging in using lightdm and the XMonad+Gnome session, the gnome-panel is broken, with half the indicators missing. When ...
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GNOME with Xmonad - Ubuntu 13.10

Does Xmonad work with the gnome-panel in Ubuntu 13.10? I tried installing it but the gnome-panel appears to not be working correctly - it freezes, disappears, etc. Has anyone got it working yet?
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Nautilus doesn't mount in Xmonad: Not authorized to perform operation

I'm using Xmonad as my window manager. In the application nautilus, whenever I try to mount my usb sticks, it shows me the dialog "Not authorized to perform operation." I have tried putting this in ...
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Closing Laptop Lid Causes Hibernation with Xmonad

I use Xmonad. When I close my laptop, the computer goes to sleep. I would like to stop this. I want the computer to continue operating normally when the lid closes. I use Ubuntu 13.10. Any advice? la ...
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Recording a Screencast in XMonad

I have been trying to record a screencast under xmonad, the problem is that it seems that both vokoscreen and record my desktop go a bit haywire when I try to tell them to record one window under ...
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Running commands on startup on Ubuntu 13.10 with Xmonad and zsh

There are several commands I would like automatically run on startup; remapping keys with xmodmap, opening a terminal and a browser, etc. I'm trying to figure out how to run a set of commands on ...
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I'd like to use VNC, with the xmonad window manager, at an arbitrary resolution

In order to use an arbitrary resolution (the resolution of the client) I've found that I need to create a new display session (correct term?). If I use display 0, I can't start a VNC server at any ...
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Where to call xrandr before xmonad is running?

I'm currently using the default 12.04 precise login screen, and I'm using xmonad as my window manager. I'm trying to determine a good place to put an xrandr call before xmonad is loaded, otherwise ...
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xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources disables gtk anti-aliasing

When booting into xmonad, gtk fonts are anti-aliased, but for some reason urxvt has problems with variable names in my ~/.Xresources (it fails to parse the variable names as colors and thus everything ...
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How to change monitor number?

I recently installed xmonad on Ubuntu 12.04.3 Precise Pangolin and the default keybindings are mod-w to switch to monitor 0 and mod-e to switch to monitor 1. Unfortunately my monitors are positioned ...
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Assigning an interface button or shortcut to sleep.sh in xmonad

I'm into xmonad for a second day. I'm doing well so far. Got it installed on Ubuntu 12.4 from here, configured keyboard layouts, tweaked xmobar configs and etc. For screen lock I'll use slock, and ...
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terminal does not find xmonad.hs

Iam using xmonad on ubuntu 13.04, in ~/.xmonad my computer has the file xmonad.hs, if I try to read it from terminal using nano it opens a new file, I can access the file opening it from geany or ...
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How to use Gnome/Ubuntu media key binding in other window environments?

I had an older laptop with ubuntu 13.04 (upgraded a few times) where I've installed xmonad. In xmonad I would get all the media keys bindings from ubuntu (including osd notifications). I'm not sure ...
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Alsamixer is out to get me?

I've been unable to piece together a proper solution to get alsamixer to properly manage my sound. Here's my desired behavior: On rebooting, hibernating or sleeping and then waking up, I want all ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 + Xmonad alongside Xfce

Is it a possibility to run Xmonad with the menus etc from Xfce? Or is there any other tiling window manager that behaves in the same way but can retain the vanilla Xfce?
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GNOME classic minimizer tweak/similar desktop enviorment

I've been using the GNOME classic desktop environment for Ubuntu 12.04 for a while now, and after installing conky, I've realized that the taskbars make it look cluttered. Are there any tweaking ...
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XMonad with GNOME Ubuntu 12.04

I've grown tired of Unity on Ubuntu, and decided to try out xmonad. I installed it via sudo apt-get install xmonad. Now that I have it, I'm not sure how to continue. How would I go about setting it ...
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How to run Gwibber on xmonad

I have ubuntu 13.04 installed on my machine along with with xubuntu, lubuntu and xmonad. I'm logging in to xmonad which is my window manager of choice at the moment. All has been fine but I can't ...
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Stop Kazam Recording with xmonad?

I am very pleased with Kazam as a screen recording software. It runs smoothly, and allows to simultaneously record the monitor of my system audio and an external microphone. However, I like to use ...
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Startup Applications with zsh and xmonad

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I use zsh as my shell and xmonad as my window manager. I don't use gnome or any other desktop environment. I'd like to declare some 'startup commands.' By this I mean, after ...
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lxappearance changes not sticking

Just installed 13.04, in xmonad, want to change my gtk theme. Run lxappearance, click on ambiance, everything changes in lxapperance, it all looks good. Hit apply. No change to any other app. Close ...
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Xmonad Xsession

My user level: noob-ish, so please bear with me I'm running 12.04 LTS. I have installed and, to some extent, configured xmonad 0.10 The "automagically" created xsession for it works fine as it is, ...
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xmobar silently ignoring battery directive

xmobar seems to just be completely ignoring my battery command/directive. My .xmobarrc Config { font = "xft:Ubuntu:size=10:antialias=true", bgColor = "black", fgColor = "grey", position = ...
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Possible to run a script when something plugged in / disconnected from Mini DisplayPort?

In /etc/acpi/ there are several scripts that can be customized to do something when a particular event happens on your physical computer, like the lid.sh script which is called when the laptop lid is ...
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How to open nautilus without a desktop?

I'm using xmonad, and I would like to open a nautilus window to a certain directory, because I like the convenience of browsing inside an encrypted zip file without unzipping it, which nautilus ...
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Audio problem (alsa* dependencies)

Running Ubuntu 12.04 I have setup xmonad as described here: https://github.com/davidbrewer/xmonad-ubuntu-conf My problem analogous to : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1905657 Mute using ...
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LightDM. Run commands before xmonad is started

I have XMonad installed from package manager and Ubuntu 12.10 with LightDM. How can I interpose the loading process to run my own script before xmonad is started? For example, I would like to setup ...
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xmonad keyboard doesn't work

I'm experimenting with xmonad, which I installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre on Ubuntu 12.10. It looks cool, but when I invoke it (using xmonad --replace from the command line) my title bars ...
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how to remap Ctrl to Escape if pressed and released on its own

I want to remap Control, so that: If it is pressed and released with no other key, it acts as Escape. If it is pressed & held together with another key, it acts as Control (no change in ...
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Are there any tiling window managers compatible with Unity3D?

I used to run Xmonad with Unity 2D which I really love, but since Ubuntu 12.10 the Unity 2D is no more. Are there any other tiling window managers that runs well with Unity (3D)? EDIT: I fell back ...
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How do I make VLC completely disable xscreensaver?

There are some Internet hits for this query, but none has a satisfying answer. How can I make VLC and xscreensaver play nice together on Ubuntu 12.10 (using xmonad, not Unity or GNOME or anything)? ...
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Using xmonad configuaration on ubuntu 12.04

I'd like to use this xmonad configuration on ubuntu 12.04. I followed the Installing requirements on Ubuntu Linux section from the above link and installed dependencies that aren't mentioned: sudo ...
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Can I use Unity with XMonad?

I've been using Fedora for a while, but I recently decided to upgrade my ubuntu installation from 12.04 to 12.10. While I was using Fedora, I found xmonad tiling window manager which I sort of got ...
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Xmonad with Unity / HUD

I want to use xmonad and still use the HUD from Unity. Is this possible? Could Xmonad be using while using Unity? is there a way to use the HUD inside of Xmonad? I'm in 12.04, soon to be 12.10.
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Change mod key in xmonad+gnome?

I'm using gnome+xmonad, and I'm trying to set the mod key to the windows key. I set my .xmonad.hs file to: import XMonad import XMonad.Config.Gnome main = xmonad gnomeConfig myModMask = mod4Mask I ...
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.xsession. .xinitrc, xmonad, and lightdm

Let me preface my question with the following: I am pretty sure that I can hack together a solution by modifying /usr/share/xsessions/somesessionfile.desktop and make it run /etc/X11/Xsession, and get ...
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Can Gnome Terminal set WM_URGENT?

I'd like for gnome terminal to set the WM_URGENT window manager hint on bell. Is this possible? This bug report suggests it's not but does anyone know another way. Basically I'm running XMonad under ...
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Gnome Start search window

When I start my computer using Gnome (well, Gnome + Xmonad), this search window appears that prompts me to search my computer. I'd really like to disable that. Any thoughts?
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Xmonad changes font in terminal

When I fire up a GNOME-Terminal in 12.04 This is the sort of font I get: I really like it and want to keep it. When I run Xmonad and fire up a GNOME-terminal I get this sort of font: Why are ...
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Xmonad and panels in gnome-shell

I run 12.04 with gnome-shell (so it looks like Gnome 2 with horizontal panels on the top and the bottom of the screen) with Xmonad. What I want to do is create a keybinding that would toggle these ...
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How to setup a lightweight keyboard-friendly window manager with add ons [closed]

I was looking for a lightweight windows manager with focus on doing things by keyboard. Most of the lightweight desktop environment such as XFCE or window manager such as Fluxbox, etc., doesn't allow ...
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HUD in other window managers (especially xmonad)

It seems that HUD is thightly tied to unity. However I just use xmonad as a window manager, especially I don't use unity. Is there a way to use HUD within xmonad (or more generally withing other ...
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No anti-aliasing with Xmonad

I'm looking into Xmonad. One problem I'm having is that most of my applications in Xmonad don't have anti-aliasing. For example gnome-terminal & evolution. I have this in my .Xresources: ...
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Anyone succeeded in Using Xmonad in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have been trying hard to configure Xmonad on my Ubuntu 12.04. Will appreciate if someone sheds some light on installation, configuration and if one could also share the relevant files used in ...
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Can I completely remove Gnome and leave xmonad?

I've installed xmonad. I'm trilled with it. I can now use it as my one and only WM. I'm just wondering is it going to work without problems if I totally remove Gnome. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.
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How can I get xmonad to work with Gnome 3? [closed]

How can I get xmonad to work with Gnome 3? -Sidenote, some commands like recompile xmonad (Alt+Q) and quitting (Alt+Shift+Q) and dmenu (Alt+P) didnt work unless I added them to my xmonad.hs file, ...
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With Xmonad / GNOME, switch gnome-panel between monitors

I'm using gnome with Xmonad as my window manager on Ubuntu 11.10. When I use a external monitor with my laptop, extending the desktop with either nvidia-settings or disper, the gnome-panels (Top bar ...
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How do I configure Keyboard layouts using XMonad as my Window Manager?

So Ubuntu has moved to HAL, and commented out the keyboard section in xorg.conf. So how do I configure keyboard layouts now? UPD: I'm using XMonad as my window manager, so I need a way to configure ...
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Correct way to get a nice gtk theme

I just tried xmonad and I'd like to know what is the correct way to avoid the ugly base gtk theme that shows up after a fresh install. I ran into lxappearance but some people were not satisfied it ...
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How to troubleshoot “failed to load session” errors?

On the upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04, my XMonad + Unity configuration no longer works. When I attempt to log into this session, I get "failed to load session 'xmonad'". Where can I look to figure out ...