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The desktop lags because Hyper-V is using software rendering instead of using the GPU: $ /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p Not software rendered: no Unity 3D supported: no This appears to be because Hyper-V has no 3D GPU acceleration capability. Hyper-V is a server-virtualization techonology that is not meant to be used for virtual desktops: It is ...


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Obviously you have to boot other (presumably new) $HOME folder after you was reinstalled twice your system. Perhaps you need to boot from some old kernel if you do not cleaned these kernels. Look at your GRUB screen > Advanced boot configurations ...


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You have to uninstall all of the plasma packages to get rid of the KDE themes. sudo apt-get purge oxygen-cursor-theme oxygen-cursor-theme-extra oxygen-icon-theme oxygen-icon-theme-complete gtk2-engines-oxygen gtk3-engines-oxygen kde-style-oxyge be sure to review the list of uninstalled applications before accepting the changes so you don't uninstall ...


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Open a terminal and enter this command: 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 gigolo gmusicbrowser gnome-system-tools gnome-time-admin gstreamer0.10-gnomevfs gthumb gthumb-data gtk2-engines-pixbuf ...


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Read first and make the same VM step-by-step: Benjamin Armstrong: Ubuntu 14.04 in a Generation 2 VM One chance versus two that is to alternate your hardware with second video controller and proposition for Hyper-V settings to use separate video thread. Most important part here is BIOS Hyper-V settings. Especially for Hyper-V-specific video device option. ...


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Just do: sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-gnome-desktop gnome-shell gdm and gnome shell shall be removed(I had to say it like that). Don't worry, unity will work fine. In case you want to uninstall all the unneeded software gnome-ubnutu installs check out: Remove ubuntu-gnome-desktop? Edit1: to remove gnome flashback, do: sudo apt-get remove ...


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Unity is based off of gnome 3, so you can't safely remove it. Unity is basically like a skin on top of gnome, but integrated VERY tightly. Don't remove it unless you switch to another non-gnome based or gnome 2 based DE that has it integrated.


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To set the 24hr format you need to edit this file: /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/com.canonical.indicator.datetime.gschema.xml and add the line <default>24-hour</default>' To the locations section sudo nano /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/com.canonical.indicator.datetime.gschema.xml Find this section and edit it to look like this: <key ...


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If CTRL+ALT+T is not working (doesn't open a Terminal), try this: Right click & add a folder, click on the folder to open the File Manager, go to /usr/share/applications, from there you can start CompizConfig & enable the Unity plugin. Source (Thanks @Raja)


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Try using --replace in xstartup with the session you want to use. It works on Fedora.


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On Ubuntu 14.04 you can install the Debian form of Gnome. You get by default Gnome 3, but you can choose to sign in not on Gnome, but on Gnome Classic, that is actually Gnome 2. You can do this on Ubuntu Server, not regular Ubuntu, but it is the same kernel, the same OS on the base. You install Ubuntu Server and make sure you are connected to the web. On ...


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re install vlc $ sudo apt-get purge vlc or $ sudo apt-get autoremove vlc installing the stable version $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:djcj/vlc-stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install vlc then reset the unity $ setsid unity if that didnt workout try to re-install the unity & the desktop $ sudo apt-get autoremove ubuntu-desktop ...


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You have to install a calendar application. For example Evolution.Install it using following command sudo apt-get install evolution


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You may install as many as you wish. The only 2 that I know of that are incompatible are gnome-shell and unity (one or the other). The only complaints I have seen about doing so are either : Cosmetic changes to themes , including plymouth (boot screen), log in screen, and sometimes icons. You can always set these they way you like post install. Duplicate ...


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From Community Help, Install the following packages:- sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntustudio-desktop ubuntustudio-audio ubuntustudio-audio-plugins ubuntustudio-graphics ubuntustudio-video And You can use both flavor without removing desktop and should not affect other desktop-environment.


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lpr is the BSD print spooler and utilities. It typically isn't used in the various *buntu flavors (Ubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome, Ubuntu Studio, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu) anymore. A newer variant, included in the cups-bsd package, provides the same functionality and includes support for Internet Printing Protocol. The package kubuntu-desktop recommends the ...


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The desktop environment in that image, which you probably found in this answer, is Unity 5 (which was the Ubuntu 11.04 version) that had a smaller dash icon, as you can see in this image: The highlight color was changed from the default orange to a light blue with a tool like ccsm or ubuntu-tweak-tool. Both of these can be found on the Ubuntu Software ...


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I did try out Budgie Desktop Environment, and here are a few notes I would like to make:- 1) It is currently too unstable. Bordering on unusable. 2) No applications open when I am on Budgie desktop. If I click on the appliction icon from it's menu, nothing happens. 3) It is difficult to logout. When I log out, and choose a separete DE, it ...



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