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reboot or try to update to latest os cause usually gnome center keeps crashing


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You do not need to install the Server version of Ubuntu, it is not necessary as the difference between the server and desktop versions is primarily in the package selection, they are not different OSes. I would recommend just disabling the X server on boot instead.


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MAAS sounds like a better fit for your needs. MAAS does large-scale deploys of the operating system (Ubuntu, Windows, CentOS) and can use custom images. Seems like you want to make customer images that have all the packages installed, and then use a script for local customization post-install. See http://maas.io/


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To active Background use: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.background active true Resize icon size use: Ctrl + Mouse scroll wheel to resize icon size Touchpad problem can be solved Go to System settings. Go to Mouse and Touchpad. Under Touchpad options, enable Tap to click checkbox.


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It appears to be available for Precise (ubuntu 12.04) which is still supported until April 2017. There doesn't appear to be any packages for any newer releases. Sources: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases https://launchpad.net/~jolicloud-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa?field.series_filter=


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If you want to create a launcher from a shell script using a GUI sudo apt-get install alacarte && alacarte EDIT: Alacarte seems to be deprecated. Prefer arronax sudo add-apt-repository ppa:diesch/testing sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install arronax nautilus -q arronax


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Take a look at my script, TextSuggest. In action: Installation: Install the following packages: xdotool xclip suckless-tools (for dmenu) Then assign 2 keyboard shortcuts: one to `python3 /path/to/TextSuggest.py --noselect the other to python3 /path/to/TextSuggest.py The first one will simply provide a searchable list of all words. Use the second ...


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To get rid of this bloat and just keep ubuntu-desktop try this: Open a terminal,Press Ctrl+Alt+T Run it: exec sudo -i apt-get update apt-get install --reinstall aptitude deborphan aptitude remove '?and(?reverse-depends(lubuntu),?not(?reverse-depends(?exact-name(ubuntu-desktop))))' aptitude remove '?and(?reverse-depends(gnome),?not(?reverse-depends(?exact-...


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I think that this guy has you covered, https://journalxtra.com/linux/desktop/multiple-desktops-on-one-linux-pc-now-thats-greedy/.


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dm-tool is a tool to communicate with the LightDM display manager. Run: $ dm-tool add-nested-seat Next login using any desktop environment To run in full screen Xephyr :1 -br -fullscreen & dm-tool add-local-x-seat 1


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You can install the package libcanberra-gtk3-module (libcanberra-gtk-module for older Firefox versions built without GTK 3 support) to get rid of this error. It doesn't require a desktop environment, just some libraries for ALSA, GTK, and X11 support. I find it weird that the firefox package doesn't depend on that if Firefox cannot run without it. I ...


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And why is upstart working? Or is it? […] I'm still confused why upstart is working at all. systemd is running as the system-wide service manager. upstart is running as a per-session service manager. Further reading http://askubuntu.com/a/613814/43344 "Boot and service management". Upstart version 15 release notes. 2015-04-24. Ubuntu. "...


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I fixed that a long time ago. I installed Variety. Much more options. To install it i opened a Terminal window and typed: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peterlevi/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install variety variety-slideshow I like it because i can use wallpapers from many sources with endless rotation. I practically have a surprise ...


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Ubuntu server does not come with a GUI, therefore you cannot run GUI-demanding programs like Firefox. You are going to have to install the Ubuntu desktop. At the terminal type: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Good luck!


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For some reason file managers give an error when you access trash icon with sudo (caja and thunar do that also). Also there is a chance that trash permissions has changed (never run file managers and gui applications in general with sudo, use gksu or pkexec instead) and maybe that's why you can't empty trash with no sudo rights. In order to be sure, delete ...


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Ubuntu server is not bundled with any graphical desktop environment and due to that, you cannot run traditional GUI apps, which in this case, is firefox If you don't mind sacrificing some resources, installing a desktop environment would be suitable. LXDE has an extremely low memory footprint (it is also the default DE for RaspberryPi and hence the low ...


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Simply installing libcanberra-gtk3-module fixed the problem. sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk3-module libcanberra-gtk-module if using an old browser without gtk3 support. (credit to @David Foerster who suggested this in comments) If you're going to use other GUI applications you might want to consider LXDE instead as suggested in Anonymint's ...


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It is likely a permissions issue. Both .conf files need to be executable. Do: chmod a+x ~/.config/upstart/shutdown.conf


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Xfce most likely won't cause any problems since it is also based on GTK+ (GTK+ 2, yes, but that is already installed). KDE causing problems would probably be due to: Toolkit differences: KDE is Qt while Unity, GNOME and Xfce share the GTK+ toolkit You installed the kubuntu-desktop package which brings in the whole KDE universe Now, if you just want to ...


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Since Ubuntu doesn't really have very good support for multiple DEs, things like themes, icons, and colors will be the same in every DE you install. Some programs will too. Unfortunately, I don't think there's a way to isolate DEs from each other, so there's always the issue of conflicts and other annoyances from installing another DE along with your ...



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