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QUICK AND DIRTY WORK AROUND Disclaimer: I've found this "solution" by trials and errors, therefore I can't guarantee it's safe. Use it at your own risk. Background: when Parallels Tools is installed it copies under /usr/lib/compiz/ a bunch of files with this pattern libprlcompiz_*_*_*_*.so (with digits instead of *). Those are unity plugins and, as it ...


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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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What you could do is to install and use a complete theme for Firefox that includes its own scrollbars etc. This won't look like the old default, but I bet you can find something similar or even nicer. In the Tools menu, select Add-ons, there go to the Get add-ons tab and scroll down the page. In the lower left corner is a link See all complete themes. This ...


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Removing the unity-webapps-common package removes Amazon from the dash. Since the Amazon webapp is part of that package, you can't just remove the Amazon portion (well, short of editing the source code). This is a problem when other programs (like Unity Tweak Tool) depend on that package. As noted by fitojb in this answer to another question, however, this ...


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Unity uses Compiz as composing manager, and that has all sorts of plugins for this sort of stuff. To make it easy and long story short without messing in command line , install Compiz Config Settings Manager ( with sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager or via Software Center ) , and look for Place Windows , ensure it's checked Under that ...


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In Ubuntu 16.04 support for the overlay/Unity scrollbars was dropped in favor of the Gnome scrollbars. The relevant bugs concerning the old scrollbars have been closed as won't fix. Since Firefox didn't use GTK3, however, even those didn't work when 16.04 was released. Firefox 46, however, finally includes GTK3 integration, so the Gnome scrollbars are now ...


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What happens when you click Lock To Launcher option, is that Unity will change specific dconf schema for the launcher favorites and call couple of dbus methods. The key for programmers and application developers is the change in dconf schema. ( Jacob's answer relies on gsettings, however the idea is essentially the same as gsettings is just front end with ...


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It does work as anas has said but after doing so right click it and open a new window. If you do not open a new window what happens is if you click the one in the dash a second icon will appear and then it will disappear when you close out of the opened one from the dash. No arrows will appear next to the one you dragged from the dash. Once you have right ...


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The dash still requires the old ubuntu software center to uninstall programs, even though it is not included with 16.04. Install the software-center package and log out and back in to your account and then you will be able to view screenshots of programs and uninstall them by right clicking on them in the dash like in previous versions.


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Fix compiz problem : sudo rm -fr ~/.cache/compizconfig-1 sudo rm -fr ~/.compiz Then try this if your session not loading : sudo rm -fr ~/.Xauthority sudo rm -fr ~/.config/autostart Reinstall compiz sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop unity compizconfig-settings-manager upstart Finally clear the Unity Desktop : sudo dconf reset -f ...


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This actually started working on its own. I have no idea why, it just started working after two reboots.


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Several Python packages keep their in there so reinstalling one might not do it. See what has files in there on your system by running: dpkg -S /usr/lib/python3.4 That will return something slightly different for everybody but the important part is reinstalling the packages it shows. It needs a bit of processing (removing commas, chopping off the path), ...


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I've sshed from my host into ubuntu running via vmware. Changed directory to ~/Desktop. Made ln -s ~/ to create symbolic link for home folder. Then I've opened folder, found terminal application. Started ccsm and turned on plugin again.



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