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34answers
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Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears

When I login, nothing happens. I am presented with my desktop wallpaper. No Dash, no Launcher, nothing.
182
votes
12answers
219k views

How do I reset my Unity configuration?

I've been messing around with Unity and broke something, how do I "start over"?
29
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8answers
38k views

Is it normal for compiz to consume 40% of my CPU with no other programs running?

When I have no other programs running, compiz takes up at least 40% of my CPU. Is this normal? If it is normal, is there anyway I could make this program take a smaller percentage?
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11answers
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Launcher, top Panel, and window decorations missing after 12.04 upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and now my launcher is missing. I opened terminal using CTRL+ALT+T and the menu shows but the GUI (bar) window decorations above that is missing. Things like CTRL+TAB ...
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4answers
34k views

Compiz using 8% - 25% CPU continually

Any tips? Intel Core 2 Quad x64 Ubuntu precise 12.04 Dell OptiPlex 760 nvidia graphics driver
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4answers
19k views

How do I switch from GNOME to Unity after an upgrade?

When I updated to 11.04 I changed the desktop to Gnome, now with the new 12.04 I'd like to switch back to Unity. How do I do this? Thanks!
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2answers
5k views

Fan speed high since upgrade to 12.04

Since I have updated to 12.04 LTS my desktop pc's fan runs permanently with high speed and is annoyingly noisy. CPU temperature is low. Here is what the sensors command gets me: nouveau-pci-0400 ...
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vote
5answers
8k views

12.04 Unity 3D does NOT load

I have a nvidia graphics card, and Unity 3D will not load. When I log into a 3D session, I see my wallpaper. I am able to right click. How can I fix this?
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1answer
3k views

Compiz taking 40-30% of CPU resources, is it ok ?

On normal working with nothing opened, compiz fires up to 50% CPU usage on my machine. Which is abnormal I think. Is this a bug or is this behavior ok? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on Intel i5 ...
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2answers
4k views

Keyboard and mouse not working after upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I just upgraded to 12.04. Now, I can get into the desktop but after that point nothing works including keyboard and mouse. Therefore I ...
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vote
3answers
1k views

CCSM broke my Unity 3D on 11.10

Ok. I wanted to see how 3D cube would look like with my 11.10, so I installed CCSM and turned on 3D cube and disabled expose (think that is what it is called). Then after that everything went ...
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0answers
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Everytime I enter to ubuntu I don't have bars, I dont have browser, etc [duplicate]

Every time I enter on Ubuntu, this happens: Then when I put my mouse in the corner it would give me a black image I have my unity enabled but it doesn't give me a little box next to it to enable it(...