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is it possible to resize the icon grid on the desktop in Xubuntu 18.04 LTS?

my Xubuntu Desktop (18.04 LTS) only allows me to place icons in a 7 by 4 icons grid. The space around that on the right (where I could fit 3 more rows) and on the bottom (where I could also fit 3 ...
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No Mate layouts?

I have Ubuntu Server 18.04.2 LTS installed, with the Mate Desktop (not Ubuntu: Mate Edition, keep in mind) and i cant choose ANY mate layouts in the Mate-Tweaks applet. the only available one is ...
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How do you pledge for an official keyboard layout modification? [duplicate]

I made two modifications to latam, and es dvorak layouts. I would like to know if these modifications could be reviewed in the distribution. I restored the original h and r key mappings. And changed ...
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Remap Keys that are not used by language profile

I'm using the German layout on a Japanese keyboard, everything works except the greater/less than sign can't be typed (the key is missing). A Japanese keyboard has many more buttons that are not used....
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how to automatically fill i3 placeholders with actual application instances

Following the instructions at i3-Layout saving/restoring, I am able to get back my layout setup. But the problem is that all I get is a bunch of placeholders. How do I fix things such that the actual ...
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i3 set costum screen layout as default

How do I set my screen layout so that I don't ever have to do it again? Here is what I have so far: $ arandr set the layout I want (for 3 monitors) [save as] screen_orientation.sh (Now what should do?...
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cinnamon layout persistently staying after getting back from lightdm to gdm3, in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a serious problem with getting the original layout of Ubuntu 18.04 after trying the mint cinnamon "over bionic beaver", which actually broke my Ubuntu 18.04 I reverted from lightdm to dgm3 ...
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terminator problem with running custom command in layout

I have problems with running custom commands in terminator layouts, they seem to "hang", maybe I am misunderstanding the concept of custom commands here. If I run something like python manage.py ...
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Croatian layout missing letters x y q w (CUI only solution required) [closed]

I have dual boot with Linux Mint 17.1. (based on Ubuntu 14.04.) and after installing python 2.7.9 I get BLACK SCREEN after login. I can then open CONSOLE (ctrl+alt+f1) which requires me to login ...
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Artful forgets desktop icon layout

I upgraded to Artful several days ago. I was in the process of adding some shell extensions and doing a few tweaks, logging out and back in to see what 'took'. After one set of small changes, when I ...
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some icons changed to squares

In my Ubuntu 16.04 some icons have changed into squares (at the beginning everything was fine). I've changed all fonts into roboto thin via tweak tool. I've installed two packages with icons for ...
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Broken dual monitor layouts - laptop screen as secondary

Desktop focus and all windows move to internal laptop screen despite the primary flag on external monitor after enabling laptop screen again using xrandr command or Super-P How to keep open windows ...
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How to initiate automatic execution of commands upon keyboard layout switch?

I want to execute the following commands: xmodmap -e "keycode 52=y" xmodmap -e "keycode 29=z" whenever I switch my keyboard layout (Shift+Alt). Is there any way to do that?
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A tool to get window dimensions

I need a tool to get the width and height of an arbitrary window. Ideally, that tool would deduct the size of the Ubuntu's menu bar.
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Activate a specific Terminator profile from the command-line?

I have saved a few Terminator profiles with different colors etc. How is it possible to activate a specific profile from the command line, or initially run terminator with a specific profile? The ...
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How do you change the current keyboard layout from the terminal? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a script to assign each keyboard layout to a different keyboard shortcut, seeing as to how I'm using way too many of them to go through them one at a time whenever I need a ...
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Fonts and layout problems after start Ubuntu

I have a problem with layouts in Ubuntu. I am getting fonts and layouts like this: and this: This problem occurs only after shutdown and start. After restart from shutdown menu everything is ...
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3 monitor layout Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop with GeForce 660 GTX. I've been messing around with this problem for some hours now so I'm posting this here. I'm having 3 monitors here, all connected ...
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login password issue

i have a very strange problem. It looks like my keyboard layout is always changing when i try to login my Ubuntu installation. My password contains the character @ So the problem is that one time the @...
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Path of the flags XFCE (layout keyboard)

Under XFCE. Which path are the flags associated to keyboard layouts located in? Those I find in /usr/share/xfce4/xkb/flags/ do not correspond to the flags shown. Or where is the file that ...
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Grouping application windows in an arranged setup [duplicate]

Is there any application or ways to group multiple open windows together so that they open together in layout it is arranged. For example, If I arrange these application like this then on any icon of ...
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Is there a tool in linux/gimp to dynamically layout a grid of images for scrapbook cutouts?

I'm looking for a tool that will layout images into grids dynamically without altering their proportions. The purpose would be to make cutting image printouts much faster for scrapbooking. I know a ...
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How to center text inside an Ubuntu scope card?

I originally posted this in StackOverflow, but got no response, so I'm now asking here. I'm creating a scope for Ubuntu touch and I'm having trouble figuring out how to style the text inside a card ...
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Are there any Linux programs that can easily write and edit interlinear text?

Specifically, I'd like to have one line have the English, while another has the Hebrew/Aramaic/Greek/Latin/etc, and possibly (if any program has this capacity) an additional line/lines for extra ...
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Problem with keyboard after reinstall 'ubuntu-desktop'?

Before I couldn't login, it was showing: failed to start session After I reinstalled ubuntu-desktop, my keyboard settings is broken. Auto-switch layout keyboard don't work. When I change the ...
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num lock messing up keys on right side of keyboard

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavillion DV9700 laptop. This use to work fine (for years) I have had 14.04 running for at least 3-4 months. This problem just started a couple weeks ago, not sure ...
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Control and Alt works as Shift

I have this brand new backlight keyboard (Seisa DN-V710), the first time I plugged in (USB) all the fancy light and keys looks fine. In a very short time I notice both, Ctrl and Alt function as Shift (...
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Does anyone know of an upside down window border or theme for MATE or Gnome?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but I have been wondering if you could have an upside down window border. What I mean by this is can you move the close, minimise, maximise, etc... ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keyboard layout issue

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I added a new keyboard layout(romanian) then I added Alt+Shift as hotkey for switching to another layout using Tweak Tool. If I press alt+shift, the language ...
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Is Ubuntu 14.04 using some old Gnome libraries for WPS Office?

The following isn't very important but I wanted to ask out of interest. The window design layout inside of WPS Office looks a bit old-fashioned. I haven't checked all other programmes but to me it ...
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Wrong keyboard layout

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise server, with which i'm connecting with remmina to it. When i press / in the num pad, it writes a - instead of /. How i can fix this?
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Any tool for importing Microsoft .klc file?

I know it is relatively easy creating a custom keyboard layout, but it seems like I have to do that for both two desktop environments installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop (Unity and KDE). And what is ...
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How to add some special characters to a layout

Today, I bought a gaming keyboard which has an English layout. The problem here is that I am Portuguese and this keyboard doesn't have ~ and ç. Is there any way that I can include those keys in my ...
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How do I get terminator to start up with my custom layout with custom commands?

Similar to this one: How do I get Terminator to start up with my custom layout? I can get my terminator 0.97 that I installed from ubuntu 14.04 repositories to start up with custom layout properly, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome3, keyboard layout automaticly changes all the time

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. I decided to try GNOME 3. The installation went well and I like it. The only extremely annoying problem is the keyboard layout. I can set up several languages and ...
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How do I get Terminator child windows to start at a certain size?

Thanks to this question, I've managed to get Terminator to open at a particular size, with the right configuration of child windows. However, they don't open at the size/position that they were in ...
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Changing windows layout close,minimize,maximize,menu keys

I've searched out around and found out this useful tool named Unity Tweak, however once I try to change my key (close, minimize, maximize & menu) positions, nothing happens... Not sure if I'm the ...
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how to get xbd recognised [duplicate]

There are numerous questions on ubuntu forums about keyboard mapping - clearly many people have this problem - and I've read a hundred or so answers - all about using gedit to edit the xbd files. OK. ...
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homebank layout broken

Main screen layout in Homebank 4.6.2 is broken et start up. If I adjust the layout, It does not retain and screen is messy when I launch the program. I trashed homebank preferences in /home/user/....
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Key combination for each language

I want to have a combination for several language layout. Ctrl + 1 - English US Ctrl + 2 - Romanian STANDARD Ctrl + 3 - German Ctrl + 4 - Swedish However, I can't find the Romanian STANDARD one. I ...
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No keyboard layouts are installed on Ubuntu 12.04

Hello I just installed an Ubuntu12.04 64 bit system. I am using gnome classic but I don't think this is related to my problem. The problem is that during the installation (or just after I don't ...
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Typing British pound sign Ubuntu 13.10 - Spanish keyboard layout

I would like to know how to type the British pound sign in Ubuntu 13.10. I am new to Ubuntu and using a Spanish keyboard layout. The keyboard layout shows it as in the top right quadrant of the 3 ...
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Problem with international keyboard on 13.10

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10, but I got an issue. Usually the "' key" plus "c key" make the "ç", but since the update, it change this character to "altgr + <". Anyone know why or ...
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Layout changed when I don't have any other keyboard layout

I have just one keyboard layout and that is English(Dvorak) but pressing Alt+LeftShift still changed the keyboard layout to QWERTY ! How can I solve this problem? (in ubuntu 13.10)
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I can't change keyboard layout ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I ve just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I've installed my local language keyboard and I can't find a way to simply change from one to another for example with the "traditional" keys Alt+Shift!
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Advanced keyboard layout options

I'm using English, Russian and Armenian keyboard layouts. When I'm trying to change layout it's changing "en" -> "am" -> "ru" -> "en"... I want to use Left Alt + Shift to toggle "en" and "am", and ...
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Keyboard layout keeps allways falling back to default after reboot - how to change?

I have Chromebook Acer C7 and i like it. It's fast etc. To install *buntu linux on it i did use Crouton. It's a program who install *buntu on ChromeOS without erace the orginal system. Anyway! I ...
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How to convert Markdown to PDF (with word wrapping)

Using pandoc like: pandoc -o output.pdf input.md does not give me a result with word-wrapping. For instance, three liner input.md looks like the following: # Introduction Lorem ipsum dolor sit ...
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How to fetch “keyboard layout indicator” when it get disappeared

I'm not a native born English speaker. So I write in two languages on the web. I added both layout (English and the other) and it works good. When I log out the system and log in again, "keyboard ...
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Are there any valid layout and writing programs for ubuntu?

I'm beginning my phd thesis and really need good writing, layout and reference management programms. I would love to do it with Ubuntu but I'm not sure if it'll work. I tried Lyx & Bibtex/Jabref ...