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after upgrade to 13.10 gnome-terminal is black with no decoration or text. How to fix? [duplicate]

All window decoration is black. However scroll bars, maximize, minimize and exit buttons are active if one can find them. Separately, in the case of gnome-terminal, all text, whether prompts, std ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Unity white border around windows [duplicate]

I am using 15.10, and out of blue i started getting a whitish border around my window (all the windows i open). I have nVidia graphics card with a updated driver. Everything was fine, no changes were ...
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How do I reset my Unity configuration?

I've been messing around with Unity and broke something, how do I "start over"?
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Windows have black borders after hibernation Unity

when my 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 machine "wakes up" after hibernation, windows look like this: The system is still usable, but it's really ugly and I believe that Linux is beautiful, not only because of ...
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14.04 - Black borders, black terminal [closed]

This question is clearly realted to this one. However, I tried the suggested approaches and neither of them worked. Let me explain what happend: I'm using an Asus notebook with an integrated NVIDIA ...
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Popup dialogs transparent instead of showing any content

I used to think this was just an Eclipse bug, but it persist even after switching to IntelliJ Idea. I think this happens on other programs as well, but less frequently, and obviously matters far less. ...
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What is the difference between gtk-window-decorator and compiz-decorator?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and have installed CCSM. I found that the default decorator was /usr/bin/gtk-window-decorator. Is it correct? I am using the user configurations (the home directory of my user ...
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14.04 Ubuntu black borders, black terminal

This problem is the same as described by: 13.10 - Black borders, black terminal However, that solution does not work. So I don't think it's a duplicate. In fact, nothing listed in that answer ...
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Black borders in Ubuntu 16 [duplicate]

similiar question but for ubuntu 16. I was trying to open google earth on chrome but was getting a message along the lines that I did not have any hardware accelaration. So I followed some askubuntu ...
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Unity Displays Black Borders Upon Return from Suspend?

If I close my laptop and then reopen it, unity will display black borders around windows that are open. Like: Or: , restarting unity via command line by just typing unity seems to clear it up until ...
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Blacked out GUIs after logging in, can't use the system properly

After logging in, many elements of the GUI go black. In the above image you'll see that the terminal is just a black box on the right. The black bar just above the unity launcher is the onscreen ...