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LightDM and GDM are Display Managers. If you choose one over the other, the login screen you get differs. That's about it from an end-user perspective. You can always choose the Display Manager by running: sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm # or gdm You will be presented with a dialogue like the one you have been shown now, and you can select which ever ...


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ELI5 version: You can't. Long version: If you need Windows and need to get your Ubuntu fix, you might want to try installing Ubuntu in a virtual machine using VirtualBox, or dual-booting. There might be Windows themes/hacks to make it look like Ubuntu, but it won't be the actual Ubuntu desktop.


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you can adjust that by installing unity tweak tool as sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool then under unity , click on panel , there you can adjust transparacy level as your perference and even if tranparent panel doesnt occur then turn off background blur under search option that will do the trick


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Seems like something changed the icon-pack in my unity. Just went to Unity-Tweak Tool --> Icons --> Select "Ubuntu-mono dark" That solves the issue :)


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It is a bug in eboard that you are seeing, you did nothing wrong. I just tried what you did, and eboard crashed. The bug was already reported at launchpad: crash if select crafty engine So, as the issue seems to depend on "Crafty", could you use something else as workaround? Stack trace after starting eboard and selecting "Crafty" to play against: ...


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Yes. You have "Improve systemtray on HiDPI displays" AND you have not set proper DPI. You should set True DPI value for you monitor in "Appearance-Fonts" setting in the System Control. If this does not work, set proper DPI in Xorg settings.


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Okay I actually found the answer. What did it for me was: echo "gtk-enable-mnemonics = 0" > ~/.gtkrc-2.0 && cp ~/.gtkrc-2.0 ~/.gtkrc-3.0


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If you have a previously opened Nautilus window, holding Shift and clicking the launcher icon will open a new window. Works for all applications. Open a new instance of a window: Shift + Left click on launcher icon.


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Here's the update file for "Trusty Tahr" [Desktop Entry] Name=Log Out Exec=dbus-send --session --type=method_call --print-reply --dest=org.gnome.SessionManager /org/gnome/SessionManager "org.gnome.SessionManager.Logout" uint32:1 Icon=system-shutdown Terminal=false Type=Application OnlyShowIn=Unity; Categories=System; Version=2.0 X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain=gdm ...


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For me the path in dconf editor was: com -> canonical -> indicator -> appmenu -> messages And then click on applications and in value add 'skype'. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 (64-bit).


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You don't drag it. Open the program, with the launcher. Then the icon should appear in docky? Right click on the icon in the dock, and chose pin to dock. Even when you close it, it will still be there. For other things, you could create a custom .desktop file with the command xdotool key Super+S. Then you can drag that from where you saved it to docky.



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