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(update to 14.04) unity is not loading after I login to the admin profile after upgrade

After upgrading to 14.04 and after the final reboot, I logged in the admin account but unity won't start, I have only the 14.04 background. No shortcuts work. I can login and use the guest and other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze a lot. How to fix it? [duplicate]

Since the day I installed Ubuntu 14.04 I face frequent freezes. Today it happened for about three times. When it freeze the mouse barely move. It stays that way for a long time. My GPU is Nvidia and I ...
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Empty nvidia-settings after install v. 331.67 driver on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've followed this tutorial (with the following adjustments below) to install v. 331.67 nVidia driver. But get nvidia-settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings) empty... Then, before restart the PC, I make ...
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caja-x-desktop opens up windows 13.04 fix [closed]

Hi i installed ubuntu UE 3.8, i noticed the following problems sometimes caja-x-desktop opens up 10 or less windows i noticed that i occured when i plugged in a pen-drive and tried to delete a file ...
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Mouse flickering on one of my two screens

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and the mouse is now flickering on one of my two screens. The other screen doesn't have any flickering. I was previously using ubunutu 13.10 without any issue. If I ...
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Is it possible to show launcher on a non-primary monitor?

I'm using the new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have an annoying problem. I have 3 monitors connected to my computer and I would like to have the unity launcher show on my left screen while using my middle ...
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1answer
28 views

SublimeText turns into black hole with Unity/nVidia/Xinerama

I recently upgraded to 14.04, and after a little bit of fighting, I got my 4-monitor setup "working". However, a few applications (I've noticed gedit and SublimeText), will have the entire window ...
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81 views

Unity segmentation fault under nVidia Xinerama [closed]

I just upgraded to 14.04, and I knew ahead of time that I was going to have X issues, but I did it anyway. I have 4 screens attached to an nVidia Quadro NVS 450, using the proprietary nVidia driver ...
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After messing with configuration files can't start ubuntu, get black screen

Today I was trying to get tap to click to work on my ACer c720 with only ubuntu installed. At one point I restarted the computer and I only got a black screen with a non-blinkning cursor in the top ...
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1answer
42 views

Why do desktop / monitor screens fail after staying logged in overnight?

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10. I experienced this same issue with Ubuntu 12.04, so I dont believe the following issue is tied to a specific release. I am using Ubuntu for work, by choice. Id ...
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Full Screen / Maximize Top Edge Action only works on main monitor (Dual Monitor Setup) Compiz

Certain applications that I have (terminal, NVIDIA XServer settings, and a few others) will go full screen properly-that is, whatever monitor I am viewing the application window in, if I drag it up to ...
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41 views

How can the X root window be seen instead of the Unity desktop?

I would like to be able to see the X root window instead of the Unity desktop. This could be for the purposes of using such programs as Xphoon, which fill the X root window with graphics. How can ...
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43 views

Unity will not work after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

Last night, I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. This morning, I logged in to my computer, only to get a black screen. I am able to access the shell by pressing the escape key while the Ubuntu logo ...
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71 views

Cpu usage over 20% on all cores fom compiz, Xorg, and at-spi2-registr

I noticed that on all 6 cores on my processor my computer is using 20-60%. No windows were open aside from the system monitor. I ran the command "top" in terminal and found that compiz is using ...
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2answers
52 views

Which driver to be used for geforce

I have GEforce6150SE nForce430 graphic card. i m using proprietary tested driver. I quited open source driver(used mare than 6 months) as last time it gave me a problem (low graphic mode ) due to ...
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61 views

How to debug regular Switch Account failures to raise a good bug report

Switch Account regularly fails for me. One of the accounts I'm switching to/from is in group adm, the other not. Both users have the nopasswdlogin. I'm using the icon in the upper right hand corner ...
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1answer
172 views

Turning composite off in Unity

(Note: this question is related to: Can't get 3D vision working , I'm creating a "sub-question" in case someone could be interested in composite but not about nvidia stuff). To make it short: I ...
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18 views

A part of a context menu cannot be closed

My computer is working slow at the moment, and after a right click on some area for opening a menu this rectange was shown but the menu wasn't loaded. I left-clicked out this rectangle but it hadn't ...
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101 views

Blank Screen upon login after installing openGL

I have an Inspiron N5010 running Ubuntu13.10 64b. It uses Intal HD Graphics (i.e. no ATI/Nvidia graphics card) I need a software that uses OpenGL, and I installed multiple packages using synaptic ...
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557 views

after upgrade to 13.10 gnome-terminal is black with no decoration or text. How to fix? [duplicate]

All window decoration is black. However scroll bars, maximize, minimize and exit buttons are active if one can find them. Separately, in the case of gnome-terminal, all text, whether prompts, std ...
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54 views

Preventing app windows from changing workspaces when screen resolution changes

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS I have a Dell laptop with resolution 1400x900 attached to an external monitor with resolution 1920x1080. When I attach to the external monitor I close the laptop lid and ...
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51 views

Where does X.org get its settings?

This question is 50% to solve a specific problem, and 50% to help further my general understanding of Linux/Ubuntu. Background I am running Ubuntu 13.10. I have installed Cinnamon to use as my ...
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459 views

After the upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 I have problems with characters rendering in a weird way

Since the upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 some characters in a text render in a weird way. As if pixels in the characters are missing. It seems to be random. Sometimes it's in the terminal, another time ...
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0answers
128 views

13.10 install has huge graphics issues, 13.04 does not. Will upgrading bring problems back?

My 13.10 install utterly failed to detect my laptop's graphics hardware. It's an nVidia Optimus laptop - I tried every possible solution I could find, including prop. drivers, bumblebee, bbswitch, ...
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51 views

How to configure screens in console or create screen configuration profiles?

I have two monitors and integrated GPU (Intel® HD Graphics 4600). It works fine for work or movies, but if I launch games in fullscreen mode - I get artifacts, glitches and so on. Temporary disabling ...
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147 views

13.04 - endless login loop

I don't know what I did other than stupidly typing 'startx' in a ctrl + alt + F2 terminal. Now, when I shutdown, it went to login screen. I thought wierd and tried to log back in and got stuck in and ...
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1answer
66 views

Viewing a part of the screen in a window on Linux

I plan to make a presentation with a live demo using my wide screen Ubuntu 12.10 Laptop and a projector. My plan is to connect the projector as a second (small) display and put my slides and live-demo ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Black screen after login session [duplicate]

Yesterday, the system asked me if I wanted to upgrade to 13.10 from 13.04. Since that was the first time for me, I decided to proceed and ran the installation without worrying about it. After the ...
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2answers
891 views

Upgraded to 13.10, screen regularly flashes between red, green, blue, greys after boot. No X11 or Unity

I have a Z77 board with a GeForce GTX 670. My monitor is a Korean 27" IPS with only a single DVI Dual-link connection, and a resolution of 2560x1440. After upgrading to 13.10 today, Unity and the X ...
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0answers
718 views

Can I restart Gnome without closing open programs?

Sometimes Gnome (or is that X Server) crashes when I open certain programs (most recently GParted) - or for example full-screen YouTube crashes thanks to the graphics driver. In these instances I ...
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1answer
62 views

Blank Screen and Windows being “pasted?” after unity login

Here's what happens. 1: Boot up into Ubuntu. Nothing out of the ordinary. 2: Login to Ubuntu Desktop, accepts password. Wallpaper displays as normal. 3: Password is accepted, wallpaper stays for ...
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343 views

Remote Desktop from Windows machine using something other than Unity?

Ubuntu 12.04.3 I have a question regarding a computer I use as a file server on my home network. The hardware is actually an old Asus netbook (don't laugh, it's low power, silent, and has a built in ...
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After the Failed Installation of a Video Card/Driver Ubuntu 13.04 Displayed a Blank (Black) Screen

I inserted a new video card (Asus GT630-SL-2GD3-L). It was not initially detected by Ubuntu 13.04. I went ahead to the Ubuntu software center and downloaded the nvidia-current driver. Upon reboot, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Unity not showing after installing nvidia drivers?

I was told to go into software sources and find proprietary drivers but the list was empty. So I added the edgers ppa, pressed Ctrl + Alt + F1, types sudo service lightdm stop, installed drivers with ...
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Low Graphics Mode error on 13.04

Background I have a dell inspiron 15r se. Step by step, I wanted to upgrade the system from 11.10 to 13.04. Up to 12.10 everything was alright, it was working very well, Problem When i did sudo ...
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Have a Dell Dimension 2400 (Installed Ubuntu 13.04) after install and login, I get a purple screen [duplicate]

I am a fairly new user to Ubuntu. As stated in the title, I have a Dimension 2400 that I put 13.04 on. Everything seemed to go perfectly, once I booted it up I got to my login, and then *Boom, ...
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1answer
91 views

Bumblebee Screwed Up Unity. Can't Even do a Reinstall to Get it Back

I have a MacBook Pro 6,2 with both Intel integrated graphics and Nvidia 330M. I was trying to get my external monitor to work in order to extend my display, but the proprietary drivers just gave me a ...
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0answers
179 views

menue bar and launcher

I recently installed Xorg 1.11 and fglrx 12.6 on my machine and after restarting system that worked as well . that was good also at the game time . the unity menuebar/launcher and panel left after i ...
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1answer
148 views

Ubuntu GUI crashed

I was trying to install the copy.com client for linux. I was copying the libraries for it into /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ when the screen went black. I have done a hard shutdown and turned the ...
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X crashes after closing an app

I have an openGL app (Heroes Of Newerth) that is usually running in full screen mode. The app launches and runs as expected but when I close the game my X-server crashes. Well I am actually not even ...
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1answer
103 views

Launcher and Panel do not start after booting to terminal

I did a fresh install of 13.04 and I wanted to boot straight into the terminal. So in the /etc/default/grub file, I changed the line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to ...
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1answer
738 views

Why does `startx /usr/bin/unity` not load my desktop settings?

I am trying to open a second X session with unity on display :1. For this to achieve I open another terminal (e.g. tty 6) with Ctrl + Alt +6 and login as the user whose desktop session I want to ...
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2answers
240 views

Disable desktop environemnts and customize startx

Is it possible to install ubuntu12.04 normally and then disable the desktop environments somehow, so that startx doesn't bring up unity or gdm or anything like that? I'm aware of ubuntu alternative ...
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117 views

Unity only shows wallpaper, second monitor not recognized after botched driver update

My second monitor was not working properly (it seemed to refresh only the parts around my cursor for some reason), so I tried to install nvidia-current to test with new drivers. This had the ...
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startx must be called manually in 13.04?

So I was doing some updates and when bang, my whole system froze up. The only thing I could do was to force shutdown via power button. Upon rebooting I got the little _ in the top corner, apart from ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: After switching display to IGPU unity is broken

I have an nvidia GPU that I normaly use for display. I installed propietary nvidia drivers and the instalation program had configured X11 system. Also, my intel processor has an integrated GPU. Now, ...
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310 views

Graphic Interface doesn't start

I came back to work after a week away and this is what greets me: If I press enter it displays the tty1 login prompt. I have booted using a 12.04.2 Live USB and it seems to work fine, I`m using it ...
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Gnome/Unity not working

I wanted to try the gnome 3.9 UI on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. So I installed the following ppa add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I added the ...
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How to use ubuntu 13.04 with ATI RV635 [Mobility Radeon HD 3650] graphics card?

I upgraded from ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 on a laptop running an ATI RV635 [Mobility Radeon HD 3650] graphics card. After the update the screen was garbled. If I get into ubuntu via the ubuntu recovery ...
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Xorg crash leads to unresponsive window management

This is a very hard question to ask, because the symptoms are so wierd. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and its set to automatically log me in on boot. When I see my desktop, everything works good. When I ...