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Cursor in top left corner to act like super key

Is there a tweak or gnome extension I can use so when I move my cursor to the top left corner of the screen it acts like the super key?
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Font looking Ugly after changing size and not recovering

I tried to change the size of my fonts. Now the font is looking ugly. I can't change to previous form. See how ugly it is looking! I am using KUBUNTU 18.10. What should I do?
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change Bangla font style systemwide

This is a screenshot of my bangla font in Akregator in KUBUNTU 18.04. I don't know which font family for bangla is being used in my system. This font is seems ugly and unreadable. I am using English(...
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How to configure PulseAudio for better sound quality?

I want to configure PulseAudio to get better sound quality because right now it's pretty bad. I saw a tutorial but I can't do it because I don't have so much knowledge of how linux works.
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Changing System wide proxy mode in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to change the system-wide proxy mode from manual to none or from none to manual through terminal by using commands $sudo gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy mode 'none' $sudo gsettings ...
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Replace Teamviewer default icon to a monochrome one

Teamviewer now is a native Linux app, but the panel icon isn't integrated with the monochrome icons like i.e. Dropbox Is there a way to fix it? I searched on the Teamviewer forums but no luck. I'm on ...
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Cannot hide clock in 18.04 LTS

I've just upgraded my 16.04 LTS where time was not shown. But 18.04 LTS seems to force me to see a clock on the desktop. Tweaks options does not work either:
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Panel (top bar) date format not reflecting Language & Region Settings (Ubuntu 18.04 Minimal Installation)

The Language & Region Settings I configured for the UK, as follows: Yet the Panel shows the Date in format: 'Tue May 8' Is there a trick I'm missing? Also, I don't see anywhere to further ...
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change unity themes on command line

I want my Ubuntu 16.04 to automatically switch between bright and dark themes on a daily basis. Up to now I do it manually through the Unity Tweak Tool. How can I change the unity theme on the ...
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How do I install GNOME Tweak Tool in Kubuntu 17.10? [closed]

When I try to install gnome-tweak-tool with APT, it tells me gnome-tweak-tool is already the newest version, so what am I doing wrong?
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getting error for user-theme extension by executing commands

this are some commands to install user-theme extension. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme click this.this is ...
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Unity Tweak Tool missing themes

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Trying to change themes found only 4 they are Ambiance, Highcontrast, Paper and Radiance. Looking in usr/share/themes I have 20 titles. How to have Unity to see all of them. Thank ...
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What tweaks can be used to make Ubuntu run faster on a weak CPU?

Most tweaks pertain to low RAM systems or to making the system use the HDD less. In my system with a SSD and 8GB of RAM, the CPU (or SoC in the case of my Intel Celeron N3150) is the bottleneck. I ...
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Change Desktop's font family

I can change filename's colors with that css file. (gtk.css) But I can't set the font or bold property, it is still default font and bold. How can I change font familiy or font weight? Thanks! - ( ...
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I cant install ubuntu tweak on ubuntu 17.04 can anybody help me?

Every time i wanted to install ubuntu tweak on ubuntu 17.04, "Unable to locate package ubuntu-tweak" What should i do????
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How to resolve the errors that show up when trying to install Unity tweak tool?

When I try to install unity tweak tool with sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool the output is Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Error while installing Unity Tweak Tool through Terminal (Ubuntu 16.04)

When I enter sudo apt-get install unity tweak I get this message: ***Errors were encountered while processing: runit git-daemon-run E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)***
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Unity Tweak Tool not working properly [duplicate]

The whole Unity section and the system section (desktop icons won't appear on the desktop). It doesn't work. The window manager and appearance seem to be working, the launcher isn't showing up no ...
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How to disable all the resident apps and services I don't use?

Once I open the system monitor I can immediately notice a number of processes I am sure I make zero use of: avahi-daemon, evolution-addressbook-factory and 5 more evolution processes (taking 116 ...
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Themes not visible in Unity Tweak Tool

THIS is the theme I'd like to install. What I've done so far: Extracted Dark-Aurora folder from the archive. Copied that folder to ~/usr/share/themes. Created /home/[user-name]/.themes folder and ...
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Cannot Change Launcher Opacity Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed both Unity Tweak Tool and Compiz Config Settings Manager to try and make my launcher transparent in Ubuntu 16.04. Adjusting the launcher transparency in both of these programs had no ...
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Is there Windows 8 copy progress bar for Nautilus?

From very few things I miss from Windows, this is the one I miss most: Does anybody know if there is some tool / utility that gives Nautilus features like this (transfer graph & ability to pause ...
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Froze windows in Ubuntu 16.04 with Tweak Tool

Foolishly I tweaked Tweak Tool and froze my Ubuntu windows. How can I unfreeze my windows to activate Ubuntu programs without a complete re-installation of Ubuntu?
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Unable to install unity-webapps in ubuntu 16.04

I'm unable to install unity-webapps after upgrading to 16.04. All began as tweak unity was not launching. Now i'm unable to install it from synaptic package manager also as its indicating broken ...
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how to give each terminal tab its own title?

I see that there are ways to set the tabs title through the CLI, but how can I give each tab its own "title"? top pine git by default, gnome-terminal seems to show <user>@<host>:<path&...
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Tweaking inside a chroot environment

It's me again. I am creating an Ubuntu-based distribution by remastering 14.04's ISO (not with remastersys or any similar tool). I have all of my programs set up, including my default desktop ...
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How to tweak Ubuntu Software Center

Is it possible to change some styles inside of the Ubuntu Software Center application? For example, how can I change the rounded corners radius? Or how can I change the background color?
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Limiting curlftpfs/sshfs overhead in Nautilus, or any other file manager

I've automounted four FTP directories with curlftpfs and two SFTP directories with sshfs in my /etc/fstab on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. When I open the /mnt folder in which all directories are mounted, ...
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Ubuntu themes directory

I downloaded a few themes from various ppa's, and i don't like the button for closing, minimalizing etc. Are those themes stored in some kind of directory where i can edit their files? I'm using Unity ...
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Lubuntu with an Ubuntu desktop: system menu not visible 14.04

These are the steps I followed: install Lubuntu 14.04 install Ubuntu desktop 14.04 install ubuntu-tweak-tool install unity-tweak-tool (this did not work, it asked me to install missing packages) ...
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Hotcorners keep being disabled

It bugs me a lot that one of the best features of unity; hotcorners, are disabled by default. I use Unity Tweak Tool to activate hotcorners, with the upper left corner activating the workspace ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.01 - Unity Tweak Tool doesn't change theme and font settings

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.01 in a VirtualBox machine and Unity Tweak Tool works perfectly, everything. However, after installing Ubuntu in a spare drive (not a virtual machine), Unity Tweak Tool doesn't ...
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Speeding up boot time

I'm setting up a PC in the living room for Steam Big Picture (a "media center" version of Steam, which can also stream videogames from another computer on the local network). All the computer has to ...
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Removing desktop icons

In Ubuntu 14.04 Unity places Computer, Home and Trash icons on the desktop. I've tried using Unity-Tweak to remove them but they're still there. How can I remove them?
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Make Xubuntu 13.10 look like Mac OSX

I am trying to make my Xubuntu Saucy look like Mac OSX. Can anyone help me out?
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How do I change Unity launcher theme color?

I wanna change Unity launcher theme color in Ubuntu 14.04LTS, so I read this article. It says to use MyUnitiy but I cant find it in Software Center. Which repository should I add to install MyUnity?
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How to set borders around windows in 14.04?

Can someone advise me of how to add borders (wide borders) to Windows in Ubuntu version 14.04. In the past I have used "gnome-tweak-tool". However it doesn't work with version 14.04. All my windows ...
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Windows control buttons problem [duplicate]

I have tried to move windows control buttons using gconf-editor. It worked partially; Now when windows are not maximied X/Minimize/Maximize buttons are on the right side, but as soon as the windows ...
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How to customize system sounds

Yesterday I've found a web page containing all the iconic sounds/noises from all the star trek series/films. Being the nerd that I am, I thought it would be fun to change some of the system sounds ...
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Any tweaks after installing lubuntu?

I have recently installed lubuntu and want some software to make it run smoothly.Also, after i installed lubuntu, i saw no grub image (it seems bad without image) So, Please tell me how to set grub ...
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How to make Unity icons enlarge on mouse over as with Cairo Dock?

I have the Cairo dock installed and I love it. When I mouseover the icons, they enlarge, gain focus, etc. Is there a way to make the icons on the Unity sidebar behave in that same manner? I have ...
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Where is the OS name stored, and how can I edit it?

As question says, I am looking for file that holds system name (note: not hostname) and by that I mean, where it comes from "Ubuntu" "Ubuntu 13.10" and so on... Is there any way to change it? For ...
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How to change the header title and help message in GRUB menu?

How to change the header title and help message in GRUB menu? My Grub version is 1.99-21ubuntu3 and I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
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Is there a way to edit/tweak the regional settings? [duplicate]

Is there a way to tweak the regional settings and , while preserving greek locale, I can change the decimal separator to en_US? as this is necessary for google earth to work correctly? I don't see ...
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Ubuntu tweak tool - Mouse cursor would not change theme

I tried to change the cursor theme from DMZ-White to DMZ-Black for my laptops. But it does not work for one of my laptop. For that laptop, it does not work no matter I change the cursor theme in - ...
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How to disable Ubuntu 13.04 Unity fancy visual effects?

Unity works very fast but pretty unstable on my PC (with Intel GMA X4500HD video card). For example the Ubuntu purple-black splash screen is stuck as the desktop background (changing it in the ...
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I can't change windows buttons to the right side with Ubuntu Tweak [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, and I have Ubuntu Tweak already installed. I am tring to change windows buttons to the right side. I choose option "Right" in UT (and nothing happens). When I close ...
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Is there a way to add close buttons to the scale mode?

I have just moved back from Linux Mint 14 cinnamon to Ubuntu 12.04. In Linux Mint 14 the scale mode puts an X next to each window and gives the option to close them one by one in scale mode. Can I add ...
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How safe to move some system folders into ram?

Here is my pc specs Based on this tutorial I made following changeds to fstab tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777 0 0 tmpfs /var/tmp tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777 0 0 tmpfs /var/log tmpfs ...
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ubuntu tweak menus in chinese please help

I installed Ubuntu Tweak and the menus are partly Romanian (native and system language) and partly Chinese (totally foreign to me). I searched the web, no answer for this problem. I would very much ...