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Alt+LeftMouse worked for me...


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Remove from your $HOME directory any file that is of the form.gtkrc After removing such files, go back into your Appearance settings and change your theme to Ambiance or Radiance, apply, then move onto your preferred theme.


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If you want to install it "over" your existing vanilla installation, you can do that through the software center. It's called ubuntu-gnome-desktop. You can also install this by opening a terminal and typing the following commands sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop


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Install gnome desktop over your old Ubuntu and uninstall unity.


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Assuming you are using regular ubuntu with the unity desktop: yes, it is possible. If you are using gnome-shell desktop instead of unity, you will run into dependency issues. Go ahead and uninstall it if you are using just the regular "Ubuntu Desktop" and are not using the gnome desktop otherwise known as "Ubuntu Gnome". Ubuntu Gnome looks like this ...


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The 'different modes' are the different GNOME desktop Environment versions, choose the one that works for you! Gnome is the default GNOME Desktop Environment Gnome Home (Not sure what this is) Gnome flashback (metacity) Uses the metacity window manager Gnome flashback (Compiz) Uses the Compiz compositing window manager


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The accepted answer does not disable animations, but only reduces the animation time to almost zero. This means the animation will still be rendered - you're just not able to recognize them. Maxwell's answer really disables animations, but on my system (Ubuntu 14.04) the animations are enabled again after a reboot. However, there is a workaround for this ...


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In my debian wheezy with command $ gnome-shell --version giving output GNOME Shell 3.4.2, I was able to find it here: System settings / Keyboard / Layout settings / Options... / Key(s) to change layout. @Gnome devs, you make millions kitties sad by changing the subj in each new version :(


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The most stupid issue ever seen! if you start your mysql-workbech by launcher this error comes out. But if you start your mysql workbench from terminal keyring problem disappears. Any ideas why this is happening? I was using version 6.0 and upgraded to 6.2.4 nothing changed. The workaround answer for this issue is Go terminal and start stupid workbench by ...


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I'm not sure what you're asking, but most everything in GNOME doesn't use gconf any more. They use dconf. Also, yes, you can't edit pairs or schemas in gconf-editor. It will likely never be fixed though, as GNOME has moved away from gconf and over to dconf. I'm not sure what you mena bout the schemas being unreadable. If you can see the schema in ...


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This usually should work without any issues. We will start from the beginning. remove skype and pidgin: sudo apt-get remove skype* pidgin* To get skype to work, you need skype itself installed sudo apt-get install skype and install the plugin like so: sudo apt-get install pidgin-skype. Select Skype. and i think you know the rest Reference: Pidgin, the ...


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if you installed GNOME with your tutorial because you like the fallback-mode (the similarity to the old GNOME 2) and want to stick with a traditional desktop, you should definitively try MATE! and yes: the super key is working in MATE like in Windows...! ;-)


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You can use cron. cron allows you to set scheduled tasks in Linux. crontab -e @reboot <path-to-script>/boot-up #add to end of file


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That tutorial gives you the GNOME Fallback desktop enviorment. GNOME Fallback has NO Activities menu thats why you have no hot corners or Superkey functions. GNOME Fallback is GNOME 2's panel ported to GNOME 3. It seems that your trying to install GNOME Shell (or Classic which comes bundled with GNOME Shell) rather than GNOME Fallback which you can find a ...


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You should script something for that and it will depend on your desktop environment, too. This is not a full answer, just a hint: in gnome, if you use (at command line or in a script) gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-options none gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background color-shading-type solid gsettings set ...


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The utilities for setting data and time work differently depending on getting a list by right clicking on the desktop which shows "Users" and "Date and Time", neither of which do not give me access for editing, and clicking on "Activities which provides a list of utilities including "Users and Groups" and "Time and Date" which I can edit. Strange.


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I had the same problem. I resolved it by reinstalling nautilus. sudo apt-get install --reinstall nautilus I hope this helps, C.


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It appears you want to disable the global menu feature in Ubuntu. See the link: www.howtogeek.com/106009/disable-the-global-menu-appmenu-in-ubuntu-11.04-and-11.10/


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The ampersand-backgrounding method didn't seem to work as expected. I switched to setsid instead and it seems to work. gnome-terminal --tab -t "MyPC" -e "sh -c 'setsid firefox;bash'" --tab -t "MYPC2" -e "sh -c 'ls;bash'" Also, you only need bash, not exec bash.


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Things like ubuntustudio-desktop are called meta packages, packages without any real content, but that pull in a bunch of other packages as dependencies. This makes them rather tricky to remove without the logs. I've looked through the stuff ubuntustudio-desktop pulls in and figure you should be able to safely remove the following packages: sudo apt-get ...


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Install Elementary theme (ftom Elementary OS). This will move close button to the left corner and appear maximize in right. You will get like this: But if you select other themes after Elementary theme, layout don't save and will back to default in the next log in. I think, it possible to copy layput settings from Elementary theme and put it in any ...


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gnome-sushi works great with Unity and Nautilus in 14.04. it should work just as well in 14.10.


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You use blender with the open source drivers? Does it even compare in performance? Anyway, until this is fixed you may open and then close the preferences windows and this will fix it for tha main blender window. The preferences window will also get caught in this this situation if you miximize it but you can live without doing that anyway.


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Not yet, but a launchpad project has been started and if you get in now, you might get to influence its features...


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Ok I figured it out. The link you provided did seem to apply only to LXDE/Openbox, but once I started snooping through my ~/.config folder, I found a deluge config folder. I removed deluge, deleted the deluge folder from inside ~/.config, and reinstalled Deluge. Everything is back to normal.


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Did you accidentally undecorate it? Maybe this only applies to lxde, but have a look to see if it's relevant: How to "redecorate" windows?


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For XFCE User: Alt+F11 works out of the box


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Most likely the handler is already instantiated at the time your extension overrides the template from which it was already constructed. You will need to hunt down the running instance and override that, not the library template.


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First, make sure you have the ubuntu desktop fully installed by opening a terminal and executing the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop Now, execute the following commands to reset unity and compiz (remember, unity is a compiz plugin; if you disable the plugin, you disable unity): dconf reset -f ...


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14.04 In later versions of Gnome, you have to open gnome-tweak-tool and, under "Workspaces", change the "Workspaces only on primary display" setting.


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Seems like it just started to work, but I don't know why. The only thing I've done that might have fixed it was updating the system, but it might be something else entirely, so I can't give any advice to people in the same situation.


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To me, it appears that gdm starts too early. The following consistently seems to help: Switch to a console via combination Ctrl+Alt+F1 Login Issue the command sudo service gdm restart If necessary, switch back to the graphical user interface via combination Ctrl+Alt+F1 The list of users appears. It's strange that this issue appeared only after some time ...


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Based on this page, the settings should go in .pam_environment or .profile https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EnvironmentVariables#A.2BAH4ALw.pam_environment My default .profile is sourcing .bashrc so I added these lines to my .bashrc since I already have it under source control. #Change first day of week to Monday export LC_TIME=en_GB.UTF-8 #Change to ...


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TuxOnIce provides the best way of enabling hibernation when the standard Ubuntu hibernation fails. sudo apt-get install hibernate sudo apt-get install tuxonice-userui


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This answer is a variation on the guest1000's solution, but I don't have enough rep to create a comment. Anyway, adding the following to ~/.bashrc also works and seems cleaner to me: export GNOME_KEYRING_CONTROL=$(ls -d /run/user/1000/keyring-*)


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There is a similar question - to answer your query, the ALT-F1 is in use by something else already, you'll need to disable that (or think of a new number range for your desktops). On my xfce setup it's a right-click, I believe gnome uses it for activity centre?


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The solution of edward torvalds, don't work right now(the repo is disable). I'm the author of this extensions and also who packs it on launchpad. So, please contact me if you have any problem. I appreciate a user feedback, to make the extensions better. My first answer was delete by http://askubuntu.com/users/59676/mitch as a duplicate of this one(So find ...


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Just force to update the font cache: sudo fc-cache -f -v


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gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power lid-close-suspend-with-external-monitor "false"


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Use curl with -s option. From man curl -s, --silent Silent or quiet mode. Don't show progress meter or error mes‐ sages. Makes Curl mute. It will still output the data you ask for, potentially even to the terminal/stdout unless you redirect it. It will not show the additional details such as progress meter or ...


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I have been going crazy trying to get this to work on a clean installation of ubuntu gnome 14.04. I have found the solution. Open firefix. Go to the addons. Under the plugins, you will see Gnome Shell Integration. Select that and change the activation options to ALWAYS ACTIVATE. I then closed out firefox and then reopened. When I went back to ...


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gnome-shell leaks memory like a colander. There is a bug reported here (it's for Mint but it's the same problem) and on redhat. Upstream there are at least 9 bugs reported. Basically (one developer told me once, I can't find the reference) gnome-shell is completely unable (by design) to control the memory usage of its extensions. Add this to the fact ...


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I found a workaround from Andrew, It helps. FIX BRIGHTNESS GETTING RESET (TO A VERY LOW VALUE OR MAXIMUM) ON REBOOT IN UBUNTU Be quoted: The first thing you need to do is to find out which ACPI interface (acpi_video) controls the brightness. This can be done by looking into your Xorg log file to see which acpi_video was loaded. To do this via command ...


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Alright, so I happened upon the solution by playing around with the tweak tool. Basically you have to find the applet icon by turning on some non-default settings. Open Tweak Tool Go to Extension Turn on the Window list extension Now there should be a tool bar at the bottom of the screen that displays all active apps. In the bottom right corner there ...


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I tried this for XFCE, maybe workrave just doesn't work with gnome shell? I tried installing a version of workrave directly from a single .deb file, but may not have installed everything it needed. It didn't make any program menu entires so I started it from a terminal also, and right-clicking on the icons didn't seem to work. Just now I installed workrave ...


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mysql-workbench is looking for the GNOME_KEYRING_CONTROL environment variable. If you are the only one using your computer, that variable should have a value similar to /run/user/1000/keyring-XXXXXX. I had a similar problem with mysql-workbench package downloaded from dev.mysql.com (because MariaDB and Ubuntu's mysql-workbench package are incompatible) and ...


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I unchecked "workspaces only on primary display" in the gnome tweak tool and it fixed it for me. Maybe that will work for you too.


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ya, if grub doesn't show a menu, hold [shift] when it's starting. Go to your Ubuntu version's menu item, and press 'e' to edit. Go down to the linux start line, which contains 'vmlinuz' followed by a bunch of other fun stuff. Insert 'text' before the part '$vt_handoff'. Removing 'splash' and 'quiet' will let you see what's going on. You should try that ...


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Edit the entry from the Grub screen when it comes up (press e) Find the kernel line and add either single or init=/bin/sh to the end of it then press Ctrl+X to boot. Alternatively have you tried pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get to a terminal? See also http://askubuntu.com/a/132983/354175


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I suggest using tasksel which is an ncurses based tool that allows you to install groups of packages ( used in the debian and ubuntu minimal installers). After launching the tool from your terminal you will be given a list of package groups. to uninstall gnome simple untick ( using the spacebar) ubuntu-gnome-desktop this should give you a clean slate to ...



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