Questions tagged [unity]

For questions regarding the Unity desktop environment, including configuring and using Unity. Unity has been the default Ubuntu desktop environment from Ubuntu 11.04 to Ubuntu 17.04.

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After laptop has been put to sleep dock disappears

I have an Acer Nitro 5 laptop that dual-boots Linux and Windows. When I restart my computer and log in to Ubuntu the dock appears on the left of the screen as it should be. However, if I close my ...
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ChromeOS crouton Ubuntu Unity return with noexec error on 128GB SD card

I just installed Ubuntu Unity chroot on my HP 19"5' chromebook in dev mode and everything went fine until I tried to run it. The SD is formatted to ext4 and already has Linux installed, but when ...
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How to get rid of double title bar in Unity on Ubuntu 22.04?

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and installed Unity alongside Gnome because of certain features which Gnome does not handle as well at this moment. However, all apps which come with my Ubuntu ...
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what is the new command for sudo nautilus on ubuntu 22.10?

I'm on ubuntu kinetic kudu 22.10 unity and I want to know what command now replaces the old command ''nautilus''.
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why doesn't the remote-video dash plugin work on ubuntu unity 22.10 kinetic kudu?

im on ubuntu 22.10 unity and i have successfully installed the remote videos dash plugin as you can see : but unfortunately it does nothing. i went to settings> security and privacy> search and ...
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how do i install ubuntu unity 22.04 alongside my already-installed ubuntu 20.04 operating system? [closed]

i have everything. i have the iso on my pen drive and i have my laptop with windows 11 and ubuntu 20.04 on it. i try installing ubuntu unity 22.04 but the options i have to choose from are: erase ...
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How do I install dash plugins to search online from the dash in Ubuntu Unity?

I am on Ubuntu Unity 22.10 Kinetic Kudu. I enabled online searching in settings as you can see here: Here are all the dash plugins that are on my computer: How do I install the required dash plugins ...
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Google Drive opens in VS Code

I added my Google account in the Online services in Ubuntu Unity 22.10. My Google drive showed up in the launcher, and was working fine until I installed VS Code. Now, clicking on the Google drive ...
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Turn my Unity Game into a .deb file?

I wanna publish my game for ubuntu(and other debian based distros) in a simpler way and for that, I wish to make a .deb installer for it. Despite my best efforts tho, I can't find ANY easy tutorial ...
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Why doesn't the dash work on Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment when I try to search online?

I use the Unity desktop environment on Ubuntu 20.04. I enable online searching in Settings, but it still does not let me search the web from the dash. When I tried installing dash plugins that would ...
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Difficult to drag windows between monitors

Since a recent update to Unity it's very hard to move windows and dialogs between monitors. When I start dragging a window and move the cursor to another monitor, the cursor sticks to the edge, and it ...
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Running aplications that require the c++ redistributable for Visual Studio 2015

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 . I can't figure out how to run applications that require the C++ redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 to run. What do I need to do to run them? I have tried wine and it didn'...
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Can't make Ubuntu Unity bootable USB [closed]

I recently installed ubuntu and i want to try the unity flavor, i downloaded the iso, tried to flash it with balenaetcher, popsicle, ventoy and gnome disks and i got all the times this error when I ...
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No Ubuntu Desktop/desktop icons on ubuntu unity

I installed ubuntu-unity-desktop on my system to replace GNOME but after installation there were no desktop icons or the Ubuntu desktop itself. I also cannot add icons from the Unity Tweak Tool. I ...
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How to exit Emergency mode?

I was installing Unity to play some games, after rebooting as asked the computer got into this emergency mode. I ran the journalclt -xb and it showed some errors: x86/cpu: SGX disabled by BIOS MDS CPU ...
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How to start a new X session from virtual terminal in Ubuntu Unity?

I am running Ubuntu Unity 22.10. I opened a virtual terminal with ctrl + alt + f3, logged in, and tried to open a new X Session using startx. But I got the following error. X.Org X Server 1.21.1.4 X ...
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Green Dot on Unity Launcher Missing

I am running 22.04.1 LTS and installed both the Ubuntu system 1.8.19 arduino ide and also have the direct download (.AppImage) of the 2.0.0 arduino ide located in my ~/bin. I successfully added a ...
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New install of ubuntu 22.04.1LTS new machine, no desktop folder in files, only home & has everything on desktop there

I have since my last post got a new machine: Asus520M-Plus 16GiB Mem AMD® Ryzen 5 5600 6-core processor × 12 NV167 Graphics 1.5 TB Disk Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS 64-bit Gnome ver42.4 Wayland Also got an Asus ...
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Problem with sound in Ubuntu 22.10

So, I just installed Ubuntu Unity 22.10. The installation was fine, but booting into the system, there was no sound. In the sound settings, I could only find an output called "Dummy Sound". ...
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How to change unit of temperature shown in GNOME Calendar?

I installed GNOME Calendar in Ubuntu Unity 22.10, and it shows the predicted temperature on each day in the calendar. However, it is showing the temperature in Fahrenheit, and I want to view the ...
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How to reinstate window buttons in GNOME software and GNOME calendar in Ubuntu Unity?

I am running Ubuntu Unity 22.10. For some reason, GNOME Software (the one installed with apt, not the snap store) and GNOME Calendar do not have a titlebar, and do not have any window buttons. It ...
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Can't drag 'n drop terminal window on screen

Running Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS with gnome desktop, fully updated. If I open a terminal (ctrl+alt+t) it invariably opens in the upper-left corner of the screen and I cannot drag the window to a different ...
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xdotool windows tilling 3 x 3 grid

What I want to do? I want to be able to click on a window (terminal window, any software window, etc...) to activate it and click on a shortcut key which will resize and move the active window to a ...
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What is the difference when running a program via terminal and via Desktop Launcher?

I wish to launch a program in Ubuntu 20.04. If I run it from terminal: $ /usr/bin/eclipse Everything works perfectly. However, I wish to run it from the desktop icon, so I created a desktop icon ...
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Ubuntu Unity crash due to glade2script-python3, can I remove it?

It happened twice in ~2 months, since I replaced Gnome with Unity (ubuntu 22.04.1). While watching a YT video in Chrome, and Unity just froze. The video was looping (audio only), repeating the last 2 ...
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Ubuntu text is randomly corrupted

From time to time all the text in my Ubuntu Desktop menus gets corrupted. The text inside the applications is OK, but it looks like all, or most, of the text related to Gnome is corrupted. This ...
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while opening VS code it is throwing error saying " Unable to write program user data"

Screenshot of the dialog box which comes while opening VSCode: my question is about vscode error after the new update of ubuntu.
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I can't lock my session anymore on Ubuntu unity

I cannot lock my screen in any way : Crtl + l or Super + l ; Clicking on Lock in the top right menu (where you can also shut down the computer etc.) Through commands such as gnome-screensaver-command ...
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How to disable icon wiggle animation in the dock?

Apparently there is this animation that let's your applications icon wiggle when there is an urgent notification. How do I disable this wiggle?
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Cleaning Unity from ubuntu 22.04

im still working on cleaning my upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04.1 ( i remember that my 20.04 came from upgrading 18.04 and this came from 16.04). I want to delete Unity, as ubuntu 22.04 uses gnome 42/41. ...
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In Unity, how to see the "real window" when being dragged with the mouse?

In Unity, while moving a window, its "shadow" moves first, then, when the mouse is released, it's actually moved to the desired position. Is there a way to have the actual window moving, ...
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Remove Gnome safely? (after installing Unity)

There are already some other threads about removing Gnome. But my concern did not seem to be addressed anywhere, I think. I installed Unity and couldn't be happier. Now the Gnome packages are totally ...
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Unity: select link

Have "migrated" from Gnome to Unity (22.04.1), sudo apt update sudo apt install ubuntu-unity-desktop and I must say that after a couple weeks of use Unity appears to be faster and less ...
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Client side decorations are not removed in some gtk apps

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with Unity desktop and also have gtk3-nocsd package installed. But some programs like bulky which I have downloaded from Linux Mint website work with this and show CSD instead. ...
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What is the difference in between these two launching options, and how can I fix it?

I have to launch my eclipse with first setting LC_MESSAGES=C (long story, I need this variable, otherwise I will loose some functionality). So, if I run eclipse from terminal: $ LC_MESSAGES=C /usr/bin/...
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Blank screen after upgrade to 22.04 LTS

I recently upgraded from 18.04 to 22.04, and haven't been able to boot to the gui since. Instead, I get a black screen with a blinking cursor in the top left. The servers I have running on the ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 can't see system tray icons such as steam, teams icon

My bottom bar is like this: This is session: canerveg@canerVegan  ~  loginctl SESSION UID USER SEAT TTY 29 1000 canerveg seat0 tty2 c3 118 gdm seat0 tty1 ...
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How to turn off fix Ubuntu UI issues?

I have been using Ubuntu 20.04 (dual booted with Windows) happily for a year. Recently, I didn't run Ubuntu for a week and was using Windows for long. Then I booted up Ubuntu and I started finding ...
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Current keyboard layout not shown in Unity system tray

I have Ubuntu 20.04 with Unity desktop installed and two keyboard layouts added (English and Russian). However, for some reason the indicator does not show which one is selected at the current moment. ...
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indicator-datetime blinks after turning on calendar syncronization

I'm using ubuntu 22.04 with Unity deskop, and when I add a new online account and enable calendar syncronization indicator-datetime blinks, looks like it's constantly crashing and restarting itself. ...
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Error: data.visibleArea is null - Desktop Icons NG (DING)

$ gnome-extensions info ding@rastersoft.com ding@rastersoft.com Name: Desktop Icons NG (DING) Description: Adds icons to the desktop. Fork of the original Desktop Icons extension, with several ...
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Audacity Flatpak has no global menu in ubuntu unity

Audacity flatpak on ubuntu unity has no global menu. What to do to restore it? Anyone have solutions? Thank you
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(Unity desktop, 22.04) cannot start a laucher by super key unless something is clicked on a dock

When i press Super key after login, launcher does not open, I have to do something different first (launch it using Super + A or click one of the dock's icons). The same procedure should be applied to ...
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Double Icon on the Ubuntu Unity Desktop dashboard

Installed qgis from flatpak during the first start it created three icons as shown in the image, of which only one qgis desktop is really the start icon. Wonder how I can delete those two remaining ...
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How can I make the system menu on the top-bar minimal

I recently saw a video of Ubuntu 22.04 customization and I saw that the icons on the top-bar are very minimal and there were only 3 icons (not including date & time), and my system menu has the ...
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xfce: Prevent multiple instances of apps

What is really annoying in Ubuntu is that when some apps which don't need multiple instances such as 'appearance settings', a web browser, terminal window are loaded again when they are aready ...
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2d barcode scanner inconsistent behavior in Ubuntu 20.04

I am using 2d barcode scanner ( Plug and Play ). This behaves inconsistently when used in any input field or text editor. e.g. Say I scan a barcode while my cursor is blinking in input field of Java ...
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How to remove animation on desktop change & it's indicator?

I'm trying to remove desktop / workspace change animation so far the only solution that works: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface enable-animations false but this disables ALL animations ...
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Is there a way to organize the window spread

Ubuntu 20.04 I usually have some 50+ windows open, and over time, the order of the windows in the spread changes, and I end up spending a lot of time looking for the window I need. My Window Spread
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Ubuntu 22.04 weird problem

I have a Tetrd app, which worked without problems on earlier versions of Ubuntu and just all Debian based Linux systems. But on Ubuntu 22.04 Tetrd starts to crash at startup and start working only ...
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