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Aug
8
revised Trusty: Caffeine doesn't appear in panel after update
Enable syntax highlighting.
Aug
8
suggested suggested edit on Trusty: Caffeine doesn't appear in panel after update
Aug
8
accepted How to create a desktop entry for an application located in the user space?
Aug
7
comment How to create a desktop entry for an application located in the user space?
@the_Seppi Bingo! Please convert your comment into an answer. I will be happy to grant you the answer flag. Thank you! chmod is not needed.
Aug
7
revised How to create a desktop entry for an application located in the user space?
Add note about library path.
Aug
7
comment How to create a desktop entry for an application located in the user space?
@the_Seppi I tried this. No difference. Other .desktop files miss the x too but still work.
Aug
7
asked How to create a desktop entry for an application located in the user space?
Jul
30
revised Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
Add headline and tags.
Jul
30
comment Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
I just did sudo apt-get update && sudo dist-upgrade && sudo reboot which was good enough to fix the problem. At the moment NVIDIA 331.38 is active.
Jul
30
accepted Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
Jul
30
comment Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
@bain Nice! It worked after dist-upgrade. Would you please post a "full" answer summarizing the steps we took - and I will be more than happy to grant you the answer flag. (I do not believe the profile settings work since the error is visible at the log-in screen already.)
Jul
30
revised Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
Add foto of log-in screen.
Jul
30
revised Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
Add picture.
Jul
30
comment Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
@bain Here is the syslog of this morning boot. Nothing critical as far as I can see. - What part of the system is responsible for rendering the unity dash, menu bars, ...?
Jul
29
revised Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
Clarify state.
Jul
29
revised Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
Back to bad.
Jul
29
comment Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
@bain Did that now - thanks for the recovery hint. Same problems with a newly created user account: no UI such as the Unity dash, window menu bars, ...
Jul
29
revised Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
Just formatting.
Jul
29
comment Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
@bain Cannot tell. See my last update: I made it even worse now.
Jul
29
revised Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails
Bad decission.