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@Paranoid Panda Actually this installs another language pack but it also CHANGES the system language. I found this post because I was myself looking for a way to just ADD a language support without changing it. And I still haven't found what I'm looking for... (8) I did it by command line : sudo apt-get install language-pack-(cod) language-pack-gnome-(cod) ...


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This is easy and functional, found it for me! :) Replace the command application in your launcher (/usr/share/applications/yourapplication.desktop) with the follow: Exec=sh -c "pkexec command && true" Example, this found it me: In the terminal command put: sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/xdiagnose.desktop And edit the application.desktop that ...


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Open the terminal. An icon for this application will appear in the Launcher. Right-click this icon (the one that appeared in the Launcher) and select "Lock to Launcher" from the context menu that appears. For the other issue, please ask a separate question. (One question per post).


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Since that .sh extension is only a hint for users (yep linux doesnt dance in the line of doing extension yada yada like windows) your script lacks as first a shebang line, so you script should look like this: #!/bin/bash echo "start" #you might want to use explicit paths here this is why your script fails cd /home/username/GoogleDrive/ #you might want to ...


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I had a similar issue after upgrading from Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I was unable to click windows with my mouse pointer or select menu items after hitting the start key. I found a guide on Ubuntu 14.04 install nVidia driver by Corey Goldberg that worked flawlessly for me. The downloads took a while, but my Gnome GUI is working much better ...


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Go to Settings | Search | Contacts | OFF


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Go to: Settings | Search | Contacts | OFF


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Yes, once you disable it in the settings it clears the cache specifically for the Activities Overview search, once you have re-enabled it you will need to wait a while for it to re-index all your files and folders etc.


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I had this issue until recently. What you should do is delete the contents of ~/.local/share/rhythmbox/audioscrobbler, particularly the file sessions, then try and authenticate again. It should work then.


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I found the solution. I'm not sure what exactly was the problem, but this issue seems to have disappeared on a fresh install of 16.04. Perhaps they updated the dependencies properly in it? I'm not sure. But I can personally confirm that this is no longer an issue in 16.04


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Check /etc/acpi/events/ and you should find some files named something like asus-keyboard-backlight-down and -up, along with several other events. Don't edit those, but take a look at the shell scripts in /etc/acpi/. Mine, /etc/acpi/events/asus-keyboard-backlight.sh looks like this: (The comments are part of the script, NOT mine) #!/bin/sh # this ...


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Manually edit .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list and remove any lines with wine. I noticed that installing a package may add lines to the file, but uninstalling it will not update this file. It would be too risky, I guess. Also, cd to ~/.local/share/mime, and remove all occurrences of wine: find and delete lots of files called x-wine..., and remove ...


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I had exactly the same issue with my TV on second HDMI port of my Intel HD integrated graphics on Ubuntu 14.04 even 16.04. Sometimes TV got detected, sometimes not. It was absolutely same under Windows where helped to disable graphic adapter in device manager for a while and re-enable it and TV on second HDMI got magically detected. Finally I found a ...


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Go under SystemSettings -> Software&Updates to "Ubuntu Software" tab. Try setting there the in "Download from" field to "Main Server". I had similar problem with my preset server not working always. You can also select the "Other.." option instead of "Main Server". A window will open where you can click on "Select Best Server" and let Ubuntu find the ...


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You have to boot from the disc. In your BIOS settings (accessed by pressing the key you are told when the manufacturer's logo appears on start-up. Usually F12 or Esc), set the boot order to put Disc drive higher than HDD. If you have a recent PC, you may not need to do that - there should be another key for a "boot menu" - press that and select CD/DVD. I ...


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If you have a full-size keyboard: Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 8 - Place window in top half of screen. Ctrl-Alt-Numpad 2 - Place window in the bottom half of the screen. Reference: What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts? If you're on a laptop, you may need to change the key bindings as you obviously won't have a number pad.


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First remove all currently installed NVIDIA software. Select the Ubuntu menu entry and press the E key. Add nouveau.modeset=0 at the end of the linux line. Press the F10 key to boot into the Ubuntu system. When the login screen appears press Ctrl+Alt+F1. Enter your user name and password and then execute : sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo reboot ...


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It's seems that it is a 4.4.0 kernel bug, installing 4.4.8 solves the problem. You can either wait for a 4.4.0 kernel fix, or install the 4.4.8 kernel. I recommand waiting for 4.4.0 fix, but i installed 4.4.8 and i've seen no problem whatsoever. Execute following commands in order to install 4.4.8 kernel: On 32-bit Download cd /tmp $ wget \ ...


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Gnome Shell Extension Pixel Saver just works. https://github.com/deadalnix/pixel-saver


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I got the same problem yesterday, but it seems it was a bug introduced by package updates, today a bunch of gnome-shell updates came in and the problems were solved. Do you use the Gnome staging PPA? Actually I'm using it to try out Gnome 3.20 apps, but it's a staging ppa and therefore not marked as stable. Try sudo apt update && sudo apt ...


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I was able to solve this problem with the 364.19 driver from the graphics drivers ppa: Remove current Nvidia driver: sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* Add graphics-drivers PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa Update the package lists: sudo apt-get update Install 364.19 driver from "Additional Drivers" tab in the "Software & Updates" ...


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You can set a theme using Terminal : sudo chmod -R 755 /usr/share/themes/Zukitwo gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme "Zukitwo" gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences theme "Zukitwo" gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.user-theme name "Zukitwo" use a known working default theme like above and it should get you back but this ...


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Well Shellshape (gnome extension) is the culprit. However, I can't see any bindings to p in its conf.


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Had The Same Problem Steps to Resolve the Issue; In gnome settings - click on the keyboard option -- then click on Universal Access -- then change the corresponding setting by clicking on (I.e. Turn On- Screen Keyboard on / off) and type a new short cut action I.e. -- Alt+t or Alt+s -- etc to avoid the short cut cant be used error message, this should ...


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According to the wiki I should report the bug under: the failing display manager: gdm3 xorg because gnome-shell will not start


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EDIT In the original answer, further below, the countdown window appeared after an arbitrary idle time. Re- reading your question, you might want it permanently. The permanent version is below (which is simpler), the original answer further down. 1a. Version, permanently showing countdown time The solution is a background script, showing a semi- ...


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The answer lay in pursuing my inclination that a wrapper script was needed, with that script providing the means to run an interactive subshell (-i option to bash): /usr/local/bin/vim-gnome-wrap #!/bin/bash -f bash -ic 'vim "$@"' vim "$@" ... then edit /usr/share/applications/vim.desktop or copy it to a new *.desktop file, with these changes: ...


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The latest version of Flashback was released last year, so it hasn't been updated in a long time. However, according to this Ubuntu Forums thread, it should work fine. Really, the best way to see is to try it out yourself. If you like the panels and all the fun things from GNOME 2.x, you may want to think about Ubuntu MATE. It's an updated and maintained ...


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The Transmission issue got fixed in this commit


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you can install a program called xprintidle to give you the idle time of the computer but you would have to come up with some sort of script to show it on the screen I'm no good at writing scripts so this is all the help I can come up with ... hope it gives you a place to start.


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The Anthy input method that you are using is able to input kanji. After you type a word (or even a long phrase) in kana, just press the Space bar in order to bring up the kanji conversion. Anthy will provide several options based on frequency of use in Japanese, words and phrases commonly used together, and on your local frequency of use.


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This problem has been discussed on Unix & Linux. Quite simply, there's no real way to do this. The simplest workaround is to run Vim in screen or tmux. Instead of: Exec=vim %F Have: Exec=screen vim %F Then, even if you do close the terminal, you can open another terminal and resume the session: $ pgrep screen -a 974 gnome-screensaver 7853 SCREEN ...


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To fix this I went to Firefox about:config menu and set layers.acceleration.force-enabled to true.


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Google Calendar not working with the GNOME Calendar 3.20 app is a bug with the GNOME3 Staging PPA, as reported by WebUpd8. If you want to use a more stable version of GNOME with probably fewer bugs, do not use the GNOME3 Staging PPA.


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I had the same problem after upgrading to 16.04. I had previously disabled IBus when I was running <=15.10 due to an issue with the Jetbrains Pycharm IDE. Renabling IBus fixed the issue with Gnome Software for me. Try opening your system Settings ­> Language Support and ensuring the Keyboard input method at the bottom of the page is set to ibus. If ...


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More "graphical " way of doing this: Go to folder ~/.local/share/applications using Nautilus or whatever file explorer. Copy and paste some existing shortcut with icon you like. Right click on new shortcut and change property to point to your script or application. Drag it on launcher/taskpan. You can also open it in text editor and do more fine tuning.


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$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/user-dirs.dirs was determining that my desktop should be $HOME instead of $HOME/Desktop. The rest of my folders were also set to $HOME, which is why they were gone, which I didn't even realize until now. Not sure how it happened, but changing these values back fixed the problem.


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I also had this problem, did some searching and found this. It fixes the issue for me no longer getting double letters Install ibus-gtk In the terminal do sudo apt-get install ibus-gtk ibus-gtk3 Reboot. (Does not work until rebooted) Should work now!


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You don't have any software sources configured, which means something went wrong with your installation. As there may be more problems I'd install the system again. Make sure you use an official up-to-date Xubuntu image. If you want to try to repair your system you can use for example https://repogen.simplylinux.ch/ to create a new sources.list After ...


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Ubuntu GNOME no longer includes the dpkg-dev package by default as it is a developer/maintainer tool and is not likely to be needed by an end-user. So those who do wish to be able to use such commands as you gave, will need to install it with: sudo apt-get install dpkg-dev


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Ubuntu Gnome is officially supported. It is exactly the same, just Ubuntu Gnome has Gnome and Ubuntu has Unity. No real advantages or disadvantages - everything is subjective (i.e. You like one more). P.S. Unity is based on Gnome.


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For Ubuntu derivatives you can check this link http://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/flavours The differences between Ubuntu and official derivatives are desktop environment and software it bundles by default, but it still the same Ubuntu. Unity is not somehow better but it is default on Ubuntu. Using tasksel command you can try other derivatives and ...


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You should click on the Copy to Clipborad Button on the left-bottom corner of Save Screenshot dialog box. As follows:


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please boot from a 'bootable USB' device (I do not mean reinstall)/ for example run Ubuntu live and if it works, then the problem is probably your HDD. Please give me feedback because I need to dig deeper into your problem... Thanks.


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Simply: gsettings set org.gnome.shell.app-switcher current-workspace-only true


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There's a couple of ways to reset gnome-terminal. One has been suggested in the comments already : remove or move the $HOME/.gconf/apps/gnome-terminal/ folder. Second approach would be to open Unity dash , search for xterm (which is a standard terminal emulator on almost any Linux) and run form there gnome-terminal -e bash which will open the shell instead ...


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Logout and there will be a setting icon,you can select the the Unity from it. Or Try this command on terminal 'unity --replace'


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I suspect that either: You have some leftover GRUB files from a previous installation that are causing problems with the current one; or You've run into a bug in GRUB (or at least its current build) If you're confident it's not the first issue, you might want to file a bug report about the problem. As a practical matter, one possible solution is: Boot ...


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After some more trial and error and help from a friend sudo route add default gw 192.168.1.1 eno1 fixed my problem


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This is a familiar error, in fact it happens so often that it might be seen as a bug. Edit the file /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf and change "managed=false" to "managed=true". Then do sudo service NetworkManager restart. After a while, your network connections will be OK.



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