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When you removed mate-desktop and all its dependencies, you will also have removed mate-polkit, which provides authentication dialogs for the Mate desktop. To use pkexec from within a GUI you will need a replacement. Type in the following in a terminal: sudo apt-get install policykit-1-gnome


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A background script to make docky run on specific workspaces (or not) Based on exactly the same mechanism as this answer, below a background script that starts/stops the Docky launcher, depending on the current workspace. The mechanism itself is pretty much tested out. Having said that, in the linked question it is tested with setting different Unity ...


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Install the necessary packages. From terminal: sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-common Now try to execute tweak tool. sudo unity-tweak-tool


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Purge the gnome-shell. ubuntu-gnome-desktop is only a meta package and removes nothing. Sample output % sudo apt-get remove --purge ubuntu-gnome-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: gnome-shell-extensions Use ...


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All I had to do was post a question here. Some combination of the above worked finally. The last thing I did was: sudo apt-get purge fglrx lightdm && sudo apt-get install lightdm ubuntu-desktop and then dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ setsid unity from Unity missing? Can't see top or side panels


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I had the same trouble with deleting Firefox icon from Unity launcher. I installed two exemplars of Firefox: one with apt-get and one with dpkg from *.deb, so after removing both copies of Firefox, icon is still showed in Unity launcher. Here is recipe that helped me: Looking a package in dpkg dpkg --list | grep firefox result ii ...


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Removing ~/.gconf didn't fix it for me. I found that my particular case was probably due to a crash of upowerd. What I did to fix it: sudo apt-get install libimobiledevice-utils Unplug all USB devices (for me it was a headset, Windows Phone, and iPod) Reboot


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Yes, it is a bug. Do as follows: Unlock Nautilus from the launcher. Logout/login. Run Bleachbit. Lock the Nautilus back again.


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I uninstall Chrome and then deleted all my configuration files, and nothing, got the same problem. This works for me in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits google-chrome --disable-gpu


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I posted a patch to LKML to work around this bug and was told that the issue had been identified as a libdrm (not Chrome) bug. https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89842#c19 This issue is related to libdrm 2.40.6 only and from the link above there are other applications not, just Chrome that can encounter this same error with nouveau. It is ...


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Toggle between screens and (optionally) set focus on the (full screen) window The script below will toggle (and "focus") between the left and the right screen if both screens are more or less center- or top aligned, and more or less of the same vertical resolution. I assume in practically all situations of a left/right screen setup it will work. The ...



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