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I would recommend using the "minimal" or "netinstall" ISO, which will download and install only a core system, plus the packages you select. If I recall correctly, it does not include some of the more "server"-y stuff that Ubuntu Server includes. Since it downloads packages on-the-fly, there won't be a boatload of updates to install once you boot into your ...


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Here's a simple python script from XRunHProf's blog which can do this without changing window managers. Just put the script somewhere and add a keyboard shortcut to invoke it. #!/usr/bin/env python from gtk.gdk import * w = window_foreign_new((get_default_root_window().property_get("_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW")[2][0])) state = w.property_get("_NET_WM_STATE")[2] ...


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My OS is Ubuntu 16.04, regularly updated last month, until this week when my issue came out : Black screen after boot but able to log on user session on virtual console (Ctrl + alt + F1), tried then startx to obtain a diminished, useless graphical interface. To solve this, all it took was a cd .config/dconf/ rm user Thanks a lot !


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You can make use of the key above Tab, if you are using a US keyboard layout that would be Alt+`. It cycles through the windows.


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if you install CCSM you can adjust the keybindings for application switching and the plugin used to do it to your hearts contents. apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager if this apt can't find that package you need to enable the universe repo. you can then run CCSM from the dash or the command line. Not all the options are safe so i would suggest ...


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If you are prepared to setup and use compiz, then you can use the ring switcher like in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff9Sm-7fC6E I use compiz on ubuntu mate, its supported by default you just need to install the control panel applet. In ubuntu you need to do a bit more work to install compiz I think.


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It depend to your graphic model and driver but usually these enviroment are stable in most cumputers 1-Xfce 2-Mate 3-Lxde


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I was just tinkering with this a bit more and solved my own problem. I had messed with some of the settings in Ubuntu Tweak Tool and it seems unrelated but disabling the 'mouse-modifier-button' was causing the windows not to raise unless clicking the titlebar. Setting this value back to default '' fixed the raise issue. Open dconf-editor and navigate to ...



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