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Upgrading from Gnome shell 3.10 to 3.14 is highly risky. Things may break. Only if you are sure/patient, then continue. Or else its better to stick with your version Saying that, this is the procedure (I tried on Ubuntu Gnome and it worked after fixing lots of things. ) 1)First upgrade to Gnome 3.12 - ...


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Same problem at first. Then I changed the gdm to gdm instead of lightdm, then everything is okay. sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm Then choose gdm. To make sure that gdm is installed. Hope this to be useful. Good luck!


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I've had the same problem as you had except I installed the whole Gnome desktop package. To solve this problem I log of the Gnome Shell then log in the Unity and set (re set) hotkey to change keyboard layout in Unity. Check if it work there and then go back to the Gnome Shell. It works for me. My answer is probably irrelevant for you now but I hope it'll ...


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For me sudo apt-get purge lightdm-gtk-greeter did solve the issue


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I have same problem. Solved executing from command line the following after login: $ setxkbmap -option "grp:caps_toggle,grp_led:scroll,compose:ralt" -layout es (in this sample i set the ayout to my natural language es ) I set this command as a default stating application when gnome starts. Hope this helps


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Go to System Settings and then User Accounts, the image is set there.


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It's the same with version 11.2.202.418, I updated adobe flash and the problem appeared. I fixed it by reinstalling the version 11.2.202.233


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Is there any way to align that icons to the grid that they not overlay themselves (not necessarily align them left )?


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What version of gnome-shell are you using? gnome-shell --version Upgrading to version 3.12 has solved the problem for others - sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ubuntu-gnome-desktop In case it doesn't work, you can go back to version 3.10 - sudo ...


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First try enabling access to your Google account for so-called 'less secure apps' on https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps Then, can you share how you have set up your Gmail account? Did you use the general Online Accounts section on the Ubuntu settings screen or did you configure your Gmail account in Evolution manually without it being ...


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I use CompizConfig Settings Manager to set my applications on specific workspaces on specific coordinates. E.g. psensor always in the top-right corner of workspace (WS) 2, liferea always in the top left corner WS2, boinc in the lower left corner of WS3, ... All these applications also get added to "Startup Applications" so that when I log on, everything is ...


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Nemo has actions for a while now and you're going to be happy to hear also Selection=any and also Extensions=any!!!


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As with some Gnome extensions, installing doesn't work if the extension says it does not support that version of Gnome - even if it does work. So to install it: Download the extension from the extension ...


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A guest operating system installed in Virtual Box will not alter the host operating system in any way other than using some hard drive space for a virtual disk. Installing Ubuntu in Virtual Box will not affect your host installation. In fact it is a good approach to test Ubuntu and it's various flavours without the need to repartition a hard drive. To be ...


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After a little experimenting I was able to manage it using the following script: if test $(wmctrl -l | grep "Confirm New Extension" 2>&1 | wc -l) -eq 1; then wmctrl -vxa "Confirm New Extension" xdotool key Left space fi Hope it helps someone.


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Here's a more detailed solution based on Jianingy answer. It fixes a few issues I was having after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10. The issues it's fixing include: Multimedia keys not working Display settings in Gnome-control-center not working You need to add DesktopName=Unity to /usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/xmonad.session. [GNOME Session] ...


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Ubuntu allows you to install several desktop environments all at the same time, and you can switch among them when you log in. Unfortunately, most are not "refined" to work together (as you have seen) so you see pieces and applications for other desktops scattered about when you have them installed. (Removing the lubuntu-desktop package doesn't necessarily ...


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You can start backup settings from /usr/share/applications directly if it's crucial for you. There is 4 desktop files, two of them are working.


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To make gmail your standard app, there is a simpler solution using the Ubuntu SW Centre. NOTE: Only works for gmail, not for Calendar!!! Start Ubuntu SW Centre. Search for "desktop webmail" ---> install this application after successful installation, go into the Unity Dash, type "desktop webmail" and choose "Desktop Webmail Configuration". There is only ...


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It seems to utilise 'Tracker' to find your music. Open the "tracker-preferences" application, navigate to the 'Locations' tab, and add the location of your music. Apply the changes and close the window. Tracker should immediately start scanning the new folders. You can follow this progress with tracker-control -f


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The best thing you can do to ensure a working, clutter-free operating system, is to assemble it yourself. Start from an ubuntu minimal installation: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso If you install it, you just get the command line interface. From there, you can add packages such as a GUI, ...


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Been there, did that, got the t-shirt, not doing it again! ;) What you're trying to do is: "I just want Windows, not this stupid System32 stuff that is eating up all my hard disk! Let's delete it!" ;) I did the same thing you did and had to install from scratch as I deleted too much, and now I'm much more careful as to what to delete... E.g. Python: ...


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This appears like an issue with the chrome shortcut. You can try the following. Right click and unlock the shortcut from launcher. Launch chrome from dash. Right click the present chrome icon and lock to launcher. Hope this helps.


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The 'Drop Shadow' can be fixed by the following steps - Create the file gtk.css using the command gedit ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css and paste the following inside it .window-frame, .window-frame:backdrop { box-shadow: 0 0px 0px 1px alpha(black, 0.7), 0 0 0 1px mix(shade(@titlebar_bg_color, 0.1), @titlebar_fg_color, 0.00); } Finally, restart GDM ...


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Gnome-tweak-tool was showing a triangle at shell-theme and i was not able to make a selection there. After installing ubuntu-gnome-desktop by sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop i can select shell theme and now i am able to do this: http://rlog.rgtti.com/2012/01/29/how-to-modify-a-gnome-shell-theme/. Still looking for a better gnome-shell-theme.


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The default GNOME Character Map actually has a search function: just hit Ctrl+F or go to Search in the menu. It allows you to search for words like white smiley and the reverse (the ☺ character, in order to find out what it is called and the unicode number).


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The Numix theme is my personal favourite. To install it - sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme Otherwise, download the theme file and extract the theme file to /usr/share/themes. To set the theme - gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme "Numix" gsettings set ...


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Yes you can, its actually very simple. Install CCSM if you don't already have it. In the 'commands' section of ccsm assign the command 'close nautilus' to the keybinding you want and there you have it. VERY SIMPLE AND POSSIBLE! In this case your keybinding would be the 'option' key and left click mouse button, just like Mac OSX


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It seems that you are also experiencing a bug that has been reported here. Installing libglib2.0 and libgtk2.0 has solved the problem for some.


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From the command-line, somewhat similar behavior is possible. I tried with nautilus but it doesn't support the 'quit' option with 'URI's (folder paths etc) but thunar does support that. So the below would open the file specified in its associated editor without starting thunar. thunar -q myfolder/myfile.properties Let us know if this helps.


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Try in terminal: killall unity-panel-service and see if they work. You can also press right button on the title to get those commands aswell. If that won't help, this could be something with your screen resolution. Try changing and see if they work.


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it does work with Ubunto gnome 14.04, not unity. In unity, by default, you won't get 3 and 4 finger gestures using touchegg (they are reserved). You can try the workaround in the blog you mention but I can't tell if it still works in Ubuntu 14.04. 1 and 2 finger gestures should still be possible to manage using touchegg. only when terminal is open ...


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Changed /usr/share/polkit-1/action/org.freedesktop.login1.policy under action org.freedesktop.login1.power-off allow any to yes


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May be you need to try this plugin from eclipse market place -- Eclipse Color Theme After installing Eclipse Color Theme you have to go to: Preferences -> Appearance -> Color Theme, Then select the whatever theme you like...


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In order to remove bottom panel follow the below steps from Wey on the Arch Linux forums: Edit /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.css: Search for #message-tray and comment the block out with /* ... */. This will remove the black bar, but not the icons and their text. Next go to /usr/share/gnome-shell/js/ui/messageTray.js: Search for ...


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you can use the following sample .desktop file, save the following contents as somefile.desktop at your desired location, say on desktop. [Desktop Entry] Name=system1_ssh_terminal Comment=launch ssh session Exec=gnome-terminal -e 'ssh -X user@ip_of_system1' Icon=utilities-terminal Terminal=true Type=Application Categories=Application; Don't forget to make ...


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Similar issue has been reported in Ubuntu launchpad and fixed. As per the statement it is due to one of the python imports. Please check the link below for further details https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/438366


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You can try this method of installation and you may not face any issue: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade To install all the GNOME 3 apps: sudo apt-get install bijiben polari gnome-clocks gnome-weather gnome-maps ...


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I believe if you install gnome from a regular Ubuntu install (i.e. unity) sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop This should keep unity and have gnome available as an option, if I remeber correctly it's the icon which will have the current desktop environment icon, i.e. unity gnome, etc I don't remember if it changes lightdm to gdm if you do it ...


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As answered previously by Damian Here Installing Gnome Shell Desktop Enviroment You may also Download and Install Via Software Center Gnome Shell Ubuntu Software Center Just Install it like so Open Terminal CTRL + ALT + T then copy and paste the following Use this commands (minimum installation): sudo apt-get install gnome-shell sudo apt-get install ...


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This problem has been reported as a bug in Ubuntu GNOME: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-gnome/+bug/1385844 It looks like a cause of the problem has been found. Hopefully, developers will prepare a fix soon. I will update this answer when something changes. UPDATE 2014/11/12: In mentioned bug reported you can find a link to package prepared by one of ...


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I just rm'd all files in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ and restarted Ubuntu 14.04. Problem solved. I know it was the last software update because I updated and shutdown. The next time I started up Ubuntu, the network kept dropping connection.


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Create an empty document, add the following lines: #!/bin/sh synclient TouchpadOff=2 and save it as "$HOME/bin/touchpad-settings.sh" (create the bin directory if it does not exist) Go to your dash and open "Startup Applications", click "Add" and enter in the Command field: $HOME/bin/touchpad-settings.sh Enter anything that helps you remind what this ...


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Finally got the solution, I renistalled gdm sudo apt-get install gdmand then did startx which moved me back to Gnome desktop.


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Every Desktop Environment comes with its own set of software. However, Unity and GNOME Shell actually share most of them. When you install new packages, and there are conflicting packages installed, the package manager will ask you what to do. (Btw. I don't know whether USC does so, I prefer using Synaptic, an APT frontend) At least apt-get and Synaptic do ...


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As far as my own experience tells me, you just have to: sudo apt-get install apache2.2-bin libapache2-mod-dnssd


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According to the Ubuntu GNOME Wiki, the minimum requirements are: 1 GHz processor (for example Intel Celeron or better) 1.5 GB RAM (system memory) 7 GB of free hard drive space for installation So, it doesn't sound like your computer will have enough RAM to run Ubuntu GNOME. The processor and hard-drive space seem to be sufficient, so I ...


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Quant, just click twice on the toolbar any where in the middle like you click for opening a file or folder. Thereafter do what you had been trying to do, I mean go to the left side of the toolbar and there you found the three buttons will be working.


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I created a new user account and shifted my settings and files. Its working fine after that. I am trying to pinpoint the error but still no success.


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Take a look at this blog post. There, @Kai suggests: export SWT_GTK3=0 export UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=0



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