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Unity 8 works very well on Ubuntu touch. I am writing at the moment with unity 8. But it is in beta right now. I think it is supporting only a small range of drivers now. If you wanna see unity 8 in action, just watch videos for example on youtube.


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This can be helpful to other people... In Ubuntu 16.04, adding the command about the alternate desktop in the .xsession file does not seem to work anymore. To be able to use xrdp and to connect to the alternate desktop you have installed; you need to edit the following file /etc/xrdp/startwm.sh If you have installed the mate desktop as alternate ...


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compiz has an expose plugin (i think it's enabled by default, otherwise just activate it in compiz config settings manager). You can use it with any desktop environment you like (i use it with mate desktop for example).


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Usually the answer to this is by resetting dconf entries for unity: dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ setsid compiz This seems to be due to bug #1569357 on launchpad. Usually they also give a few remediations for the bug in the launchpad entry, and it only seems to happen with sddm (the simple desktop display manager) - it does not happen with lightdm. Using ...


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I also faced this problem a week ago. This problem is because of graphics driver for your AMD graphics card. You should try to update and then upgrade through virtual terminal by pressing Alt+Ctrl+ F2. Another solution is reinstall the driver through terminal by searching proper command for it. Installing the AMD driver through their official website ...


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I had the same problem, and this worked for me: sudo apt-get install --reinstall compiz


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To quickly answer your question, as far as we know Unity desktop cannot be used in conjunction with xrdp. You have no other choices other than installing an alternate desktop environment. Xfce is one option we prefer to install mate-desktop as altnernate desktop. With Ubuntu 16.04, you can use mutiny feature of mate desktop to have something similar to ...


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I solved the problem following these steps: Activated the proprietary Nvidia graphics driver instead of the nouveau open-source one. Unfortunately this made my Ubuntu fail to boot, so I had to follow these steps to get it to work: http://askubuntu.com/a/391608/281857 At this point Ubuntu was booting but there was still no launcher, top bar, etc. However I ...


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Yes, you can run it with --desktop to manage the desktop. pcmanfm --desktop For more info see: man pcmanfm. You can add it to startup applications or just take nautilus example below: $ more /etc/xdg/autostart/nautilus-autostart.desktop [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=Files Exec=nautilus -n OnlyShowIn=GNOME;Unity; AutostartCondition=GSettings ...


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The files on the desktop are shown by caja. Most desktops show the desktop using a file manager, Unity uses Nautilus, Windows uses Explorer, etc. According this this: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=180262 , there is no easy solution.


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I'm using LXDE and I had success changing ~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml with the xml below. This makes the semi-maximize (left/right) to arrange side by side like in Ms windows. <keybind key="W-Left"> <action name="UnmaximizeFull"/> <action name="MaximizeVert"/> <action name="MoveResizeTo"> <x>0</x> ...


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Check your VGA/HDMI cable to see if it's plugged in and/or screwed properly, both at the CPU end and on the monitor's end. You can try interchanging the sides of the cable, putting the ends vice versa. If that doesn't work, you might need to replace your cable. However, before doing that, try switching with another cable from another computer to see if the ...


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Usually that is a problem with your monitor cable, not with the OS. Check to make sure your monitor cable is securely plugged in. If you are using a desktop computer, try using a different cable to connect your monitor to the computer.


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Technically speaking workspaces are referred to as viewports , a specific section of the extended desktop, with specific coordinates, for instance 0, 0 is the viewport 1 and 1366, 0 would be the one immediately to the right. It should be noted that CompizConfig Settings Manager has an option for "fixed" opening of a window on specific workspace, but one ...


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Budgie Budgie is the flagship desktop of Solus Operating System. Designed from scratch with the modern user in mind, it focuses on simplicity and elegance. Features Tightly integrates with the GNOME stack, employing underlying technologies to offer an alternative desktop experience Built exclusively for desktop users. No mobile or tablet here! Gets ...


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Mozilla Firefox is the default web browser in Ubuntu 14.04. Firefox does not have a built-in website blocking feature. But you can install an extension (Add-on) with this functionality. BlockSite allows you to block and unblock websites from Options (BlockSite Preferences). Open Firefox → Add-ons → Get Add-ons → type BlockSite in the search field → click ...


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You can edit the hosts file manually. Open a terminal and type sudo nano /etc/hosts. Then at the last line type each website's domain name you want to block like this: 127.0.0.1 www.youtube.com 127.0.0.1 thepiratebay.se ... You may need to restart your browser/system in order for this to work. Some general info: The hosts file was used for mapping IP ...



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