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Ubuntu Server is for exactly this kind of use. It operates in terminal mode all of the time, and takes up much less space as it doesn't contain all of the packages required for the GUI and other associated software. If you wish to use your current Ubuntu Desktop installation in terminal mode, you can press: Ctrl+Alt+F1 To switch to a virtual terminal. To ...


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Go to a terminal: ctrl + alt + f1 (f1 -> f6 will get a terminal) Find spotify pid: ps -ef | grep spotify | more resulting in something like: sergio 19510 1962 2 15:43 ? 00:00:02 /usr/share/spotify/spotify sergio 19515 19510 0 15:43 ? 00:00:00 /usr/share/spotify/spotify --type=zygote --no-sandbox --lang=en-US --log-file=/usr/...


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Here's the bug related to the issue: gtk2-engines-murrine desktop text shadow problem Until that's fixed, I downgraded to the previous version of the package sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine=0.98.2-0ubuntu2 Then to prevent the package manager from automatically updating the package in the future sudo echo "gtk2-engines-murrine hold" | sudo dpkg ...


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Try this command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm and choose kdm as default. If this doesn´t work, try with other answers here. PS: As you said you´re new on Ubuntu, I recommended you to download .deb files when you want to install something new on Ubuntu.


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I had the same problem. I ran strace with meld and gedit and it indicated that for some reason there was problem finding libGLX_indirect.so.0 library. I attempted a fix by placing relevant symbolic link inside /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu folder: sudo ln -s /usr/lib/nvidia-361/libGLX_indirect.so.0 and it works now. Would like to know what is the preferred ...


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I got it. The setting that needed to be altered is found under: System Settings> Application Style> GNOME Application Style (GTK) I needed to increase the font size from 10 to 12 to match the font size i chose under: System Settings> Font> Fonts Here is the effect before and after: Firefox is using font 10 and Opera is font 12.



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