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Since 16.04 (and possibly 15.10, but I skipped everything between 14.04 and 16.04...), you are expected to use systemctl instead: To start lightdm, you will get the lightdm prompt (login screen) first: sudo systemctl start graphical.target Then to leave X-Windows start multi-user instead: sudo chvt 1 && sudo systemctl start multi-user.target ...


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Just Create a 'application_name'.desktop file and save it in /usr/share/applications Here is the format of the desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Version = <Version of the Application> Name = <Name of the Apllication not the binary> Exec=</path/to/binary> Icon=</path/to/icon> Terminal=False Type=Application Categories=<whatever the ...


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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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Not familar with snitch, but: https://github.com/akshayKMR/hogwatch - recent HTML based nethogs GUI http://chozabu.net/autopush/2016-07-16-11-25-428412300.png - screenshot of the network monitor in KDE4 (there is also one for KDE5 and other systems too)


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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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The fastest way to spit out the GUI is to use the following codes. One after the other. cd /opt/lampp sudo ./manager-linux.run (or manager-linux-x64.run) Snapshot of the terminal


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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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The issue might be with those programs themselves having a font override. I know within Firefox there are font options and sizes you can change that aren't controlled by the system unless high contrast colors are used. For Firefox it's found under Preferences> Content and going into "advanced" within that page will allow further tweaking. Not sure if it's ...


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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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Because Ubuntu Cloud Images [...] to run on public clouds that provide Ubuntu Certified Images, Openstack, LXD, and more. What does "Public Cloud" mean? From Webopedia A form of cloud computing in which a company relies on a third-party cloud service provider for services such as servers, data storage and applications, which are delivered to the ...


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In a terminal window, run: sudo /usr/lib/prey/current/bin/prey config gui


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Well on 12.xx all the old mechanisms work (not 16.04). Add the user to the video group (not sure this is needed, but...) sudo adduser username video Authorize users to start the X server (wont work 16.04) Now you could run with sudo, but that will leave all sorts of root owned files in your home directory, and will eventually mess up your login (go to a ...


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Suspending from the session indicator in the top right corner of the screen can be replicated with the following dbus command. qdbus com.canonical.Unity /com/canonical/Unity/Session com.canonical.Unity.Session.Suspend I have used this dbus service before in other scripts and other answer on askubuntu. For instance, this has been used to determine ...


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Check out mkvtoolnix. Think it might do what you need it to. https://mkvtoolnix.download/downloads.html#ubuntu Edit: sudo apt-get install mkvtoolnix mkvtoolnix-gui


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Handbrake does all these things and more. Can be installed with sudo apt-get install handbrake. Website : https://handbrake.fr/


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It could be done by editing the file: /usr/lib/mate-menu/mate-menu.py then adding one line: self.toggleMenu() # added by me for me it was lines 547-549, watch out for indentions, 8 empty spaces before the third line, it should look like that: def enter_notify(self, applet, event): self.do_image(self.buttonIcon, True) ...


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The new GNOME Games app is a frontend for many games. Unfortunately, it's not been packaged for Debian or Ubuntu yet.


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Follow the path from: KDE Button > System Settings > Application and System Notifications From here drill a little deeper: Manage Notifications > Applications > Event Source > KDE Workspace Scroll down to 'Login' and from there you can select a new sound. The screenshot below illustrates this on my own system:


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This is not a bug. The menu is for you to select a folder. Not a single file. You select the folder and when you click on Open, thumbnails of the images in that folder are created in the left window. You can then select any thumbnail you like and it automatically becomes the background image.


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Got an error trying to post an answer... 30 characters required minium to answer, but 6 really only needed to answer. ps -Aa



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