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This is all great and fine. But for a noob or anyone who is not accustomed to CLI it doesn't make the problem any less bothersome. Here is the solution that worked for me. Completely remove Light Locker using Synaptic Package Manager Install Gnome Screensaver from the Ubuntu Software Center Restart the computer


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Install vim if you want the text-mode interface or vim-gtk if you want the GUI. Basically vim-gtk is the GUI version for anybody who doesn't want to install the Gnome2 libraries on which vim-gnome depends and doesn't like the 1990s style of vim-athena


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Please correct me if I am wrong, but just try this: Right click on the desktop icons You will find some choices regarding to icon alignment. Do this for each icon, I am afraid. Moreover, I found this page will be suitable for solving this problem. http://computers.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-customize-your-ubuntu-desktop--cms-21316


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Strangely, one day when I fresh installed Xubuntu, that problem stopped. Still, if this happen, try using the following tip: Get into the command line using Ctrl+Alt+F1. Put your credentials user/password. Write the following: sudo service lightdm restart So it will take you back to the login screen. Hope that helps! (It's not a fix for this problem, ...


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Old question but maybe helps someone sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf Edit/create field active-monitor = Monitor to display greeter window (name or number). Use #cursor value to display greeter at monitor with cursor.


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I have this problem exactly. In 14.04 there was a flaky indicator I could use. It is not available in 14.10. In 14.10 with XFCE4, Settings > Network Connections allows me to set up VPN connections but does not give me the option to connect to any of them. I've looked everywhere for an app offering connections like those offered in the Unity dropdown, but I ...


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There is Community-driven manual for this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Custom%20keyboard%20layout%20definitions


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You need to install its missing dependencies first, which are, according to Linuxfromscratch.org: dbus-glib-0.104: D-Bus-1.8.6 GLib-2.42.2 D-Bus in Utopic (package dbus) is listed as version 1.8.8-1ubuntu2.1; GLib in Utopic (package glib2.0) is listed as version 2.42.1-1~ubuntu1; So you can update D-Bus via apt: sudo apt-get update && sudo ...


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If in terminal, just type java -jar /path/to/your/file.jar and you're done. If you want to start it the graphical way, you need a *.desktop file. Look into it's documentation or at this answer. For Exec= simply use the command above.


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The default highlighting of ls usually marks folders writable by others with that green background. Therefore you can: Change the fmask, dmask or umask values of the mount point to deny write access to others (should be at least 0002). See What do the different colors mean in the terminal? to know what the colors mean and how to set them. For example: ...


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Right click on your panel > Panel Preferences. Then hit the red minus icon to delete it. Then just add your new panel, and from there you can add in the Whisker Menu and whatever else you might want, including custom ordering as well as custom icons etc. You can also make a spacer transparent and set it to expand (to right align items). Attached is my center ...


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You can reset the panel by running the command xfce4-panel --quit ; pkill xfconfd ; rm -rf ~/.config/xfce4/panel ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-panel.xml ; xfce4-panel; (Source) If this doesn't reset the Whisker Menu you could then try sudo apt-get purge xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin and then sudo apt-get install xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin ...


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I managed to install basic Ubuntu system using the Ubuntu Server edition (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/server). When asked about packages that should be installed, I left all the check-boxes empty, which leaves mostly barebone Ubuntu, which boots to console. Then following this guide: ...



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