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Disclaimer: This solution works now, but not guaranteed to be future-proof. After installing stable (and its dependencies) the convenient way... Download a .deb file from here (I'm using unstable in the example): https://www.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel mkdir tmp dpkg-deb -R google-chrome-unstable_current_amd64.deb tmp sudo cp -r ...


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Unfortunately, mutter (the GNOME compositor) is not customizable at all. Why they thought this was a good idea is anyone's guess, as I find the typical compositor functionality as expressed in Compiz and KDE's compositor very useful, especially the desktop cube.


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I have encountered the same issue, by adding a ppa(ppa:nathandyer/vocal-stable), it broke my repositories. I was guided from the Author of Web Upd8, on how I can try to fix this, here are his steps that worked me. Backup your .gpg keys, just in case that something goes wrong. Lets make a folder in which we will house our backup in. mkdir ~/gpg-backups ...


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Simple way, you can change the login background using Nautilus: open Nautilus (in root mode) go to /usr/share/backgrounds cut/move/delete "warty-final-ubuntu.png" then choose the picture you want (.png format) rename it to "warty-final-ubuntu.png" then move it back to /usr/share/backgrounds


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Simply: No The name in both the Unity Launcher and Dash is determined by the line in the corresponding .desktop file, e.g.: Name=Bluefish Editor This line is in the categorie: "Required" as you can read here , which means you cannot have a "nameless" .desktop file which is considered to be a correct one. Unity also simply does not allow a "nameless" ...


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Not quite an answer here, but more then a comment. If this is currently possible, I'm guessing it would involve editing the appropriate .desktop files, but I can't find such a file for Trash or Desktop, which makes me think the letters for those are hard-coded in to Unity. Of course you can assign shortcuts under Keyboard settings, but that doesn't work ...


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Sorry for bringing up an old question, but the accepted answer explains how to add items to Bookmarks, not Places. Sadly, you can't add to the Places list. The items in Places are defined in .config/user-dirs.dirs. Mine looks like this: # This file is written by xdg-user-dirs-update # If you want to change or add directories, just edit the line you're # ...


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After creating a user copy .config directory from your home directory to the home directory of a new user. Enter Files manager with sudo priveligies. sudo nautilus Then Go to /home/user1 directory.Press Ctlr+H to see hidden files. There is a .config directory where user settings are stored.Copy it with right click menu. Then go to /home/user2 ...



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