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I know what he means and I find the default switcher also annoying because multiple terminal windows appear as one. This way, I cannot fast switch between them. I started ccsm. Then desktop->ubuntu unity plugin->switch, change alt-tab to disabled. Go to "window management" and select between different switchers. But also no one I see here allows to navigate ...


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This is definitely an issue with Unity and the GNOME Terminal. I tried to recreate this issue with 4 other versions of Ubuntu (though I don't think any were using GNOME terminal) and it only does this with Unity. This isn't really a fix for the issue but I can tell you that I installed the xfce4-terminal and tried it. It came out of fullscreen as a standard ...


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You can use an alias: Assuming unity3d is the Unity3D executable alias unity='unity3d' in your ~/.bashrc (or in case of ZSH, ~/.zshrc) In case you ever need to run actual unity (not unity3d), run \unity The command, with a backslash in front, or command unity


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The reason it crashes is because that command will try to start a new unity session but you're already running one. An easy workaround would be to add these lines to your ~/.bashrc: unity(){ read -p "Launch a new unity session? [y/n] " re if [ $re = "y" ]; then /usr/bin/unity; fi } Now, when you run unity you will be asked whether you actually ...


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There is no setting to not display the border around the dash, when the dash is not full screen. The only way to make the border not be visible, is to maximize the dash by clicking the maximize button in the top panel, while the dash is open.


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The default icon theme in Ubuntu does use mostly vector (SVG) icons. For smaller sizes though, icons tend to be raster images, in order for the icons to be pixel perfect. However, all graphics are going to be rendered into pixels for display. When you scale them to odd sizes, there are going to be artifacts, even for SVG icons. For the best looking app ...


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Shortly after my whole unity crashed, meaning that I only saw my wallpaper at all times. What solved this for me was the top answer here: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears


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at the moment Unity, Cinnamon, GNOME 3, KDE and LXQt are using graphic acceleration and MATE, Xfce and LXDE does not (by default). beside them there are much desktop-environments/window-manager which are mostly less resource hungry than the named one, but most of them won't be comfortable (for beginners). so i named only DEs which are easily to get on ...


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@Timo above described the way of getting it in GNOME and Unity, here is how in Xfce. import subprocess xfce_wall_cmd = subprocess.Popen('xfconf-query -c xfce4-desktop -p /backdrop/screen0/monitor0/workspace0/last-image', shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE) xfce_wall, xfce_wall_errs = xfce_wall_cmd.communicate() xfce_wall = ...


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For me, it worked after installing OpenJDK 8: sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jre No need for installing the Orakle JDK. (Currently using 15.10 64bit)


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This should do it: #!/usr/bin/env python3 # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- import random from PIL import Image from gi.repository import Gio def get_wallpaper_uri(): settings = Gio.Settings.new("org.gnome.desktop.background") uri = settings.get_string("picture-uri") return uri def uri_to_path(uri): return uri.lstrip("file:") def ...


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download this open deb in a deb installer, and Unity3D will work as it intends too.


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Apparantly not (I didn't even know it existed in earlier versions!), but you can create it in a jiffy: Choose: System Settings > "Keyboard" > "Shortcuts" > "Custom Shortcuts". Click the "+" and add the command: nautilus trash:/// Use Super + T as shortcut and you're done :)


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I think I ran into the same problem. The issue (at least for me) was that I was trying to update from within a chroot. You have to run sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -u -n chrootname from the ChromeOS shell: Ctrl+Alt+T, type shell and hit enter, and then enter the update command.


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I had the same problem. Changing the eclipse.ini file as mentioned by #LuteceTheCrab seems to work only when eclipse is launched from the command prompt. However the unity launcher doesn't seem to respect the configuration in the eclipse.ini file. Upon reading the eclipse.ini in ~/.local/share/applications directory, I realized that the Exec attribute value ...


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Xfce most likely won't cause any problems since it is also based on GTK+ (GTK+ 2, yes, but that is already installed). KDE causing problems would probably be due to: Toolkit differences: KDE is Qt while Unity, GNOME and Xfce share the GTK+ toolkit You installed the kubuntu-desktop package which brings in the whole KDE universe Now, if you just want to ...


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Since Ubuntu doesn't really have very good support for multiple DEs, things like themes, icons, and colors will be the same in every DE you install. Some programs will too. Unfortunately, I don't think there's a way to isolate DEs from each other, so there's always the issue of conflicts and other annoyances from installing another DE along with your ...


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First, which version of Ubuntu are you running? Second, check if graphics driver(s) have not been deleted. To do it, just run sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-intel If apt-get tells you that's updated, the problem is another one. If apt-get tells you that it's not installed or you can update it, do it. Then reboot. Try to detach monitors and run a ...


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You can also use CCSM to assign another key to show the HUD when tapped, not only to disable it. You just need to click on the <Alt> button in the same menu -the red arrow- points to in the example image (below), and then click in "Grab key combination" button instead of the "Enabled Box" and select another key combination to show the HUD. ...


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I am also running Ubuntu 16.04 x64 and confirm that both applications you mention appear in Software Centre on my system. The problem could possibly be your software sources. Check the "Software & Updates" screen within "System Settings". The picture below shows how mine currently looks. I believe "Universe" would be required for Unity Tweak Tool. It ...


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In LXDE (which runs OpenBox), edit your ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml to change the above actions. Note: After changing the openbox config xml file, you'll have to reconfigure openbox by running: openbox --reconfigure For the window / workspace action: We want to change the Shift-Alt-[ArrowKey] keyboard actions to Ctrl-Shift-Alt-[ArrowKey] to match ...


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I solved deleting (or commenting with a #) this line from file ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list: x-scheme-handler/file=nautilus.desktop


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See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/ReleaseNotes : Sometimes Gtk application menus go missing https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1532226. You can workaround this by launching this from a terminal or Alt+F2 dash view: restart unity-panel-service


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I noticed you mention two consecutive installations without any un-installation. Suggests me that installation is failing. Could you type on your terminal sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool and post us if you observe any errors? It should normally say "already the newest version" and quit.


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For 7zip GUI install Archive Manager, Ark or File Roller. These are actually independent archivers, but they make use of 7zip. FuriosISO is kinda useless to me. Archivers can decompress ISO files in linux, and you can mount ISO files in linux just like you do in Windows 8 by right-clicking on file and choose Mount.


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My software center link in the launcher stopped working the other day,. I searched the dash and found 'Ubuntu Software' and 'Ubuntu Software Center'. Dragged 'Ubuntu Software Center' to the launcher as a replacement and its worked since :-) Hope that helps


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7zip 7zip is only a tool for command line. Functionality for using 7zip as a compression is added to the "archive manager" desktop tool. Top right shows '7z' as a compression option when 7zip is installed ... Mate power manager As you can read in any of the manual pages: mate-power-manager is the backend program of the MATE power management ...


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Bring up your terminal by hitting Ctrl+Alt+T Just type unity-tweak-tool in your terminal and it will bring up unity-tweak-tool UI.


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I'm not positive about this, but I think the icon you're referring to is set by the application itself. Therefore, to change the icon you have to either change it in the program settings (if possible) or alter the program's source code. I know for a fact that this is how an app I wrote works; I don't know if all are this way, though.


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Solved. I made the fg color black and kept text white. This still is not a perfect solution in firefox (there are still pages with color issues), but it solves this specific issue.


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In 15.10, there is no "workspace". If you search for "workspace", you get "Workspace Naming". There is also no CCSM->Unity. There IS a category Desktop, with "Ubuntu Unity Plugin". Under the General tab, there is Panel Opacity. Mine was set to 0.1. I changed it to 1.0. This made the icons visible, but not the text and not the background. Under the Launcher ...


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I figured it out myself. I installed dconf-editor sudo apt-get install dconf-editor And navigated to com > canonical > indicator > messages There, you'll find a value called "applications". Within this value are applications between the [ ] brackets separated by commas. geary.desktop was here along with thunderbird.desktop. So I changed ...


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I had this on 16.04 with a laptop and a USB mouse connected. USB mouse didn't work. Clicking once on the laptop's touchpad got the mouse's buttons to work again.


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Try this... it stopped the hangs with mine. I have the same set up as you.sudo nano /etc/default/grub. Edit GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT line adding intel_idle.max_cstate=1 instead of " quiet splash"


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No, there is no fast way to do this. After changing to dark or light theme applications must be restarted which is probably not what you want. Otherwise corntab might help. You could create two scripts - first that will enable dark mode and second that will disable it. EDIT: Steps to create crontab jobs to enable/disable dark mode. 1. Step: Create ...


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I run into the same problem this morning. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a DELL Latitude E5450 and could fix the problem as follows: Get into GRUB menu while holding ESC key on startup. When GRUB menu appears, I've pressed "e" to change the boot options. I added "nosetmode" as described here: How do I set 'nomodeset' after I've already installed Ubuntu? ...


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Thanks to Serrano's awesome answer, I was able to write this script which I use as part of my new machine setup scripts to set a black background: #! /bin/bash SRC_URI=https://i.imgur.com/uomkVIL.png FNAME=black cd /home/$USER/Pictures wget $SRC_URI -O $FNAME.png gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri file://$PWD/$FNAME.png


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I use Ubuntu-MATE 16.04 and I have freezes when i play dota 2 but I think this is a steam and radeon driver problem. About identifying the problem: If it's an xorg problem the you can see the file ~/.xsession-errors or the file /var/log/Xorg.0.log as described here: Where is Xserver log file located? There's also the application Logs from the package ...


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In 16.04 (xenial) I managed to display a panel item for % wicd-gtk --tray by installing % apt-get install python-appindicator


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I confirm this. It's happening randomly my ubuntu 16.04 with kernel 4.6. Edit: I followed these instructions and it's working now. Nautilus won't launch [16.04] Kill nautilus process, reinstall data and try again.


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There is no way to get Unity to show programs in categories. If you have only problems putting many programs into the left bar, you can shrink the buttons there (using Unity Tweak Tool). Otherwise, you can use Cinnamon instead of Unity to have most of the applets and searches and still retain the menu with programs ordered in categories. Another ...


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I had a similar issue with a panel indicator; I had to add it to the items listed in start up applications otherwise you have to manually find the application and start it. The moon indicator I used in Trusty is here panel indicators for Trusty


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Don't know if MATE is supposed to be different in this respect, but on Unity this terminal command can be used to set input method: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.input-sources current 0 The number 0 (zero) means that you set the first available input method. Change it to 1 to set the second etc. Maybe worth a try on your MATE desktop. Edit: Installed ...


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If you want to simply work quickly and only show results from your machine, do the following: System Settings > Security & Privacy goto search tab turn off "Include online search results" This effectively limits your search results to applications.


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Follow below instructions: sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop restart your computer and go to desktop


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I solved this issue by editing the acpi option in the boot code. Hope it works for others too. SOLUTION When in the GRUB press the E key to enter the boot code of the option, After the penultimate line looking for a part that says acpi = off change the value off to on press ctrl + x to start following the orders already given and READY. I hope this ...


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open terminal and edit files.scope sudo gedit '/usr/share/unity/scopes/files.scope' search for lines like these [Category recent] Name=Recent Icon=/usr/share/icons/unity-icon-theme/places/svg/group-recent.svg DedupField=uri comment or cut to external .txt as a backup save and logout


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Ok so SOLUTION was given here. Locking Wine applications in the launcher is not permanent I am trying to recreate steps one by one as above was difficult for me to understand. Ok my aim. To show everything at dash and lock it to the launcher. Location of wine app: /home/android/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/everything.exe location of ...


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Ubuntu 16.04 desktop (and several previous versions have as well) comes with Remmina Remote Desktop Client pre-installed, and it supports connecting directly to RDP clients, such as windows. I have used to connect to Windows 7 machines without any difficulty. You could try it out from the livedisk version of Ubuntu Desktop if you want to verify it will work ...


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I have not tried this, but I just talked to a guy at System76 about why the Oryx Pro (which is a rebranded Clevo 650RE) doesn't have the 4k screen option that's offered on that frame. He said that while Ubuntu 'works' it was not a 'nice out-of-box experience', so I'm guessing it doesn't look great.



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