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You will need to restart your X11 session after installation to make it work and also when you want it completely removed after uninstall. Guru bonus gibberish: The program hooks a shim of itself into every X11 application by filling an environment variable that can only be set once at X11 start-up. The preloading happens in ...


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This was apparently a design decision ("we've decided against a glow and it is not coming back") and is discussed on github. The icons that needs to be changes for the glow are /usr/share/themes/Numix/unity/launcher_icon_glow*


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Short Answer (TL;DR): Use Java-Gnome bindings, it is a native library that enables Java applications to use GTK and GNOME APIs/Services. Long Answer: Java official slogan is "write once, run anywhere", where it states that Java programs can be run on various platforms (processors) and operating systems. To do that, the Java programming language provides a ...


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GtkFileChooserButton in Folder Select mode can return the folder URI. Use urlparse module to convert URI to path. This works even with bookmarks. Hope this solves your issue. import urlparse folder_uri = filechooserbutton_meas.get_uri() folder = urlparse.urlparse(folder_uri).path


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Whilst this question is very specific about always displaying the menu in LibreOffice, you now have the ability in 14.04 (as long as you are fully up-to-date) to switch on the global & local window menus permanently on a Unity wide basis. This ability was back-ported from 15.04 which has this ability (and is set permanently on) To switch on ...


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You may try: sudo apt-get install packagekit-gtk3-module This fixed it for me on Ubuntu server 14.04.


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This gives a clue: This will usually cause the GThread struct and associated resources to be freed. From the manual (g_thread_join()): Use g_thread_ref() to obtain an extra reference if you want to keep the GThread alive beyond the g_thread_join() call. This means that the thread is killed, unless (and that explains the "usually") you keep a ...


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Boot-Repair uses glade2script and therefore needs some gui. Not sure if just installing glade2script would work or not. Better to just use the Ubuntu Desktop and add Boot-Repair or download the Boot-RepairCD itself. It expects to see glade2script. Glade2script allows a script (Bash, Python or other) to display and interact with a GUI (created with ...


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Note that all the changes others have suggested that involve editing the system file /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/apps/unity.css can be done without such editing. Instead, just put the desired changes in your own file (that you create), ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css , which will take precedence over the system file. Also, note that if the terminal window ...


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I am not sure what happened this the cursors, but I managed to do partial workaround: find in the web some perfectly scalable cursor theme, then make it default sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/share/icons/default/index.theme x-cursor-theme /usr/share/icons/path-to-cursor-theme.theme 91 sudo update-alternatives --config x-cursor-theme AND make link ...


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Try to install the ibus-gtk package, by clicking that link or running with sudo apt-get install ibus-gtk and restart you computer. That fixed this issue for me.


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If you don't mind having to completely reconfigure your panel, you could try to reset it: dconf reset -f /org/gnome/gnome-panel/ killall gnome-panel I refer to this thread: how to reset gnome panel? where i found the quoted command.



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