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I am not updating anything. Then I use update I refer to any changes I do to the desktop, for example adding more files to desktop folder or change background image.


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Boot your computer ... On login screen press Ctrl+Alt+F1. Enter your user name and the password. Now execute the following commands : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo reboot Note : Rebooting Ubuntu operating system is not absolutely neccessary ... but it is recommended. Update addressing your response ...


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Openbox Openbox is a highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support. The box visual style is well known for its minimalistic appearance. Openbox uses the box visual style, while providing a greater number of options for theme developers than previous box implementations. Openbox is a highly configurable window ...


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If you are hoping to completely uninstall Xubuntu and go back to pure Ubuntu, I have found that this command works for me (tested on Ubuntu 15.04): (It's a long one but here you go:) sudo apt-get remove abiword abiword-common abiword-plugin-grammar abiword-plugin-mathview alacarte bison blueman brltty-x11 catfish espeak exo-utils flex fonts-droid fonts-lyx ...


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Actually this is a great question for Unix & Linux because it is not only related to Ubuntu. There is a really nice answer on SuperUser which describes the Difference between .bashrc, .bash_profile and .profile. The accepted answer explains this pretty well. Here are some relevant parts from that answer: Bash is a Bourne-like shell. It reads ...


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Since there is now an official Ubuntu Mate release, why not just switch to that: apt-get install mate-core should do that for you (offering another desktop alternative, just like lubuntu-core etc) Easy as π


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You are probably running gnome-panel. Check with: ps -ef | grep panel and you can see its process ID in second column. For instance, a running panel for me shows like: john 2324 2191 0 07:09 ? 00:01:11 /usr/lib/unity/unity-panel-service john 15587 15557 0 14:18 pts/25 00:00:00 gnome-panel john 15607 15557 0 14:20 pts/25 ...


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On some of the newer login screens, the selection icon can be located in an icon bar near the upper right corner of the screen.


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The problem is your Desktop Environment i.e. Unity, is a plugin of the Window Manager Compiz. Similarly GNOME 3 is a plugin of Mutter. So thing is that, the menus of your Window Manager are tightly coupled to the Dash of the Desktop Environment, which can be only done via a plugin. If there were a Unity plugin for Mutter or Kwin or other Window ...


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You can install Cinnamon that looks more like a Windows Desktop. Use these steps to install it.


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Try Xubuntu or Lubuntu. Both are often suggested to newcomers from the Windows world. Also icewm or razorqt which you can install from repositories with sudo apt-get install icewm or sudo apt-get install razorqt-desktop Gnome can also be tweaked to have its internal launcher appear at the bottom. If you still want to use Unity, its launcher can be ...


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I am running 14.04. I've got this error, then I installed default-jre and then I could remove ubuntu-desktop by tasksel.


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Open Settings and go to Window Manager Tweaks. There you should see 6 tabs: Cycling, Focus, Accessibility, Workspaces, Placement, Compositor. Click on Cycling and un-check "Cycle through windows on all workspaces" if it's checked. Next go to the second tab Focus, you'll see 3 options for when a window raises itself (meaning the window wants focus), choose ...


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If you want to launch applications from the list a nice option is Classic Gnome indicator. sudo apt-get install classicmenu-indicator See here: http://www.howtogeek.com/189929/how-to-install-and-launch-the-classic-gnome-menu-in-ubuntu-14.04/



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