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Solved it myself! My current kernel is broken and that's why my graphic driver didn't load. I went to the grub menu and logged into an older kernel, and reinstall the newest version.


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System Settings started working after I restarted the system.


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GNOME doesn't really like the Unity theme. There are two ways to fix this. You can either switch to the default GNOME theme, or install Numix, which is sort of like a flat version of Unity. You'll need to install the GNOME Tweak Tool first. Open a terminal and run sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool. Use the GNOME theme Search for "Tweak Tool" and ...


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I did not find a solution for automatically unlocking a keyring other than the "Login"-keyring. A workaround I came up with requires setting the passwords of both keyrings to blank temporarily, thus having plain-text-access to both files in .local/share/keyrings/ (make sure to make backups). I manually merged both files into the "Login"-keyring with a text ...


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21st April 2016 will be release date of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).It was to be expected for Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS to ship with GNOME 3.20.


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While to above answers worked for me in Ubuntu; after switching to Lubuntu I noticed that the ShiftPrtScn was no longer working. The following procedure fixed it for me. Since in Lubuntu the program scrot is used, I found that I had to add the following to the ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml: <!-- Launch scrot with interactive select when Shift-Print ...


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SOLVED! I noticed the very first message in my .xsession-errors ... i.e. libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast So, I checked this out and found ... Problems with libGl, fbConfigs, swrast through each update? So... I uninstalled and re-installed the NVIDIA drivers (the process does a heap of stuff with links, libs and the X environment). I used the ...


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The GNOME desktop environment hides desktop icons by default. If you want them to display open the GNOME tweak-tool under the Desktop tab set Icons on Desktop to ON. If you do not have the GNOME tweak-tool you can install it using the command sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-toolor search for it in the Ubuntu Software Center.


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From a terminal window run: sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm There you should be able to change from gdm to whatever else you have installed. If you boot to recovery mode as root, you should be able to run the same command after you remount your drive as RW: mount -o remount,rw / dpkg-reconfigure gdm Hope this helps!


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Considering previous answer by Scaine , the gnome-panel way installs dependencies, but at the very bottom of things - we don't really need those, we just need to have .desktop files created. Thus , I've put a small script that does exactly that, the graphical way, creating a named .desktop file in the ~/Desktop folder, readily available for use and pinning ...


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Since 13.10, the session manager (gnome-session by default) runs managed by yet another process manager: Upstart. With these kind of mixups, the graphical session startup process only gets more convoluted each release. If you want to peek a bit, take a look in /usr/share/upstart/sessions. In short, you have two possibilities: Take a look at which ...


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I have figured out the problem! The problem was that for some reason when one has the Show location of pointer option enabled in the gnome-tweak-tool, as this is assigned to CTRL, for some reason this prevents programs from capturing this key. So disabling that option in the gnome-tweak-tool fixes the issue.


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To get just the plasma environment (on 12.04 and newer): sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop It worked fine for me on 15.10


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This is probably overkill, but ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) and LFD can help to monitor and protect your machines. Sending notifications about failed login attempts is just one of its many features. This should work out of the box, delivering notification email to root. In order to receive mail on a different machine, you'll need a program that can send ...


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Accessing logs One with root privileges can make use of the command lastb to see all failed login attempts in the computer, also a much more detailed log file that records failed login attempts in the time span of a week can be found at /var/log/auth.log (no root privileges necessary) and the bad login attempts will be listed like this: MONTH DAY HH:MM:SS ...


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Do you have the guest additions installed? This helps with a lot of these issues. In the VirtualBox window running your VM: Devices -> Insert Guest Additions CD Image... Or, right ctrl + D Follow the prompts and then restart your VM and it should work. As was said before the right ctrl is the host key by default and as so will not work for ...


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Right Ctrl Is used as "Host" key by virtual machine. You can change Host key in VB global settings or use left Ctrl as normal Ctrl key. You can see a hint in the lower right corner of a virtual machine window.


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It started working (preferences and everything can be changed now finally) for me probably after I did this on ubuntu 14.04. $ sudo apt-get build essential and then it said I had to remove the redundant files. $ sudo apt-get remove autoremove or probably because of the following : I installed tweak tool, didn't find any of the things mentioned ...


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You don't need any extension to enable this behaviour. dconf-editor provide this feature as an option: sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Then dconf-editor This launch an graphical interface of system configuration database. Navigate into it to org > gnome > shell > app-switcher and then, check the current-workspace-only checkbox option. ...


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If you really need multiple instances of gnome-terminal process running (but why should you?), follow the steps at https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Terminal/Debugging except for the gdb part.


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Open System Settings and go into User Accounts. Select your user, and there should now be an option on the right to enable automatic login. Turn that on and you're done.


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Try this: sudo -i apt-get install xfwm4 xfce4-panel xfce4-settings xfce4-session xfce4-terminal xfdesktop4 xfce4-taskmanager tango-icon-theme thunar Or sudo -i apt-get install --no-install-recommends xubuntu-desktop


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Clicking the Unity logo in the upper side of the login credential box you should be able to switch between installed desktop environments.


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I had the same error message when running apt-get anything after upgrading to 15.10. Running sudo apt-get install python3 libpython3-stdlib Got me passed that problem. At the moment apt-get dist-upgrade is still running, so I do not know that it is all good yet, but at least it is progress.


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This worked for me on Gnome 15.04: This is a How-To for making Email Notifications work for Gnome & Evolution (or any other mail client) It all started when I decided that having Evolution open all the time was a bit annoying. I like Evolution because it integrates well with Google Mail, Contacts & Calendars, as well as all my IMAP mail boxes and ...


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I had the same problem and magically, the simulated secondary click seems to work -- I can now 'right click', and it re-enables my drag/drop function, which was hanging before. I have an HP Stream 11, running Ubuntu 15.10. No other issues so far. https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/a11y-right-click.html


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It appears that Gnome creates a config file called .gtkrc-2.0 in your home directory to set the font on a per-user basis. Unity seems to use this file too and ends up using Gnome's default font even after Gnome has been uninstalled. Deleting this file seems to fix the problem: rm .gtkrc-2.0


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The gnome keyboard settings show the shortcut to move a window to another monitor is Shift + Super + (Left, Right, Up or Down). If this doesn't work for you check in Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts(tab) > Navigation and see what the setting is for you. Gnome versions < 3.18 (as far as I know) can get the same keyboard shortcuts using the Put Windows ...


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you have alot of broken packages first connect with ssh and run sudo apt-get -f install -y test it maybe solve your problem if do not effect wait for other answer and if you want test it note : after run it apt remove all broken pakage from your system some time removed you needed package so accuracy use it also it have low risk sudo apt-get ...


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Did you try with -n? /usr/bin/guake --new-tab -e -e must be last argument, since Qt Creator will append its command at the end.


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This is True / False? This is true. If yes, why do I need a PPA if I have already installed Gnome Shell? Because Gnome 3.18 is not in the repositories. 3.18 is not 100% compatible with 3.16, and so they don't want to release it as an update. Instead, Which PPA is the most Stable? Well you don't have a PPA for 3.16, so this is a non question. If ...


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Yes, it is true. Ubuntu 15.10 was released with Gnome 3.16, and Gnome 3.18 will not be officially available until Ubuntu 16.04 There are two gnome sites on Launchpad: if you sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 then you can sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and will be at gnome 3.18. There is also a repository ...


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First of all, although it is possible to use several desktop environments with Ubuntu, that is, what I would like to call it, not recommended. Original Ubuntu comes with Unity desktop and LightDM deeply integrated into the operating system. Ubuntu GNOME is designed for being used with GNOME desktop and Kubuntu is designed for being used with KDE desktop. So ...


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After an update it works again. Now if I connect via bluetooth to my headset it is listed as a audio output device.


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There is a github for gnome-shell , which you could clone git clone https://github.com/GNOME/gnome-shell And build the new version form source to stay up to date. There's also git for the gnome packages, for example for gedit you'd do this git clone git://git.gnome.org/gedit


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You can install GNOME 3.19.x from those PPAs (though it may not fully be in the PPAs yet) if you install one of the Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 daily-builds. Otherwise you will have to wait for GNOME 3.20 to be available from them once Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 has been released. As you can see though the GNOME 3.19.x versions are in the PPAs though:


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Do you mean this app launcher on the left? If so, it is the Unity shell, and you can use it by installing the unity package (instead of installing the whole Ubuntu desktop. sudo apt-get install unity Bear in mind that this will pull lots of packages from the official Ubuntu desktop, including several components of GNOME (although not the whole GNOME ...


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You can't install just the Launcher from Ubuntu, you would need the whole desktop and it REQUIRES gnome as Unity is based on gnome sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I would just like to point out that using this kind of defeats the point of Lubuntu being as light as possible, as Unity the Ubuntu desktop, is very heavy on resources, but it is your ...


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I've found a solution for it... disable sticky edges in displays settings


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In order to remove both the PPA And the packages it may have installed, you first need PPA-purge in order to do so, to install PPA-purge: sudo apt-get install ppa-purge After you installed it, you'll need to get the PPA name(s) you added and run: sudo ppa-purge ppa/name In the case of "Gnome3 Team" PPA, it would be like this: sudo ppa-purge ...


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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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Using the Ubuntu live cd. Load into the Ubuntu live cd/dvd in the "Try Ubuntu" mode. Now open GParted and delete the correct partition. (You can find gparted in the unity or by installing it in the software center) Now you can erase the correct partitionIn gparted. Click the install Ubuntu on the desktop top and follw the directions. Once the install is ...


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A question first, can you boot into Windows? If you can great, you can ignore the next step. if you can't, you need to get Windows working first. With your Windows CD, get to a terminal and type 'fixmbr', then reboot from the harddrive, as GRUB overwrites the Master Boot Record that Windows needs to boot. Next you need to get rid of any Linux ...


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Solution 1: If you are able to boot into Windows. Boot in to Windows OS. Type diskmgmt.msc in Run or command Prompt . Using Disk Management delete the Ubuntu partition. Now try installing Ubuntu. After installation is made, if you have problem with boot menu. Use Boot Repair to create a new boot entry for ubuntu or you can repair the boot menu entry. ...


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I don't think that will be of much help, but when I stumble on this kind of problem (screen freezing), I try to update nvidia, and if it is not enough, I remove the graphic card and remove the dust on it. That helped me a few times. I remember though that none of these methods solved my problem on Ubuntu 15.10, and I finally downgraded to 15.04 or 14.04 ...


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Hey everyone just an update on this problem, I was able to fixed it. I started to listen closely to the sounds the computer was making every time it would boot up. I noticed the fan would start and then stop completely and the computer started to get hot. What I did was, I opened up my laptop and moved the fan cables interrupting with the fan and it solved ...


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So... The next thing that happened was that I tried rebooting my machine and sort of failed, I was informed the graphics weren't properly configured. Rebooted to shell, switched back from 'gdm' to 'lightdm', and now machine is running and workspaces span both monitors. (Woohoo!)


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Solved mine with gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout ":minimize,maximize,close"


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To fix it and conquer back all files in your home directory, run sudo chown -R $USER: ~ And for the future: Do not run GUI applications with sudo, but use for example gksu or at least sudo -i or sudo -H to prevent it from taking ownership of files in your home directory.


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Simpliest way: You need to change the owner of those files: sudo chown `whoami` path/to/file Makes your current user (output of the command whoami) to the owner of the files. sudo chown -cR username:groupname path/to/folder Makes user username of group groupname owner of folder and all subfolders and files. The name of the group is probably the same ...



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