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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Disable hot corner in Ubuntu 18.04

Taking mouse to top left corner opens activities. How to remove it in the desktop of Ubuntu 18.04? How to disable it?
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zombie logout/lock popup

Havn't posted here before, but I have been lurking a.k.a. monitor to gleen what tidbits of info to help me in my computing need. But now I have done a little Internet Searching and DN come up with an ...
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Unity Tweak Tool - Schema missing

I installed unity tweak tool through the terminal and whenever i try to run it I get the dialog "the following schema is missing: com.canonical.indicator.bluetooth. I tried to look online for ...
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GNOME Dash to Dock problem [duplicate]

I got my laptop two days ago, a Dell G5-5587, at it came with Linux Ubuntu 16.04. It's my first time with this OS. My problem came when I tried to change the Linux dash to a dock with GNOME. I ...
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QtCreator global menu in Unity 19.04

I just installed the version of Qt Creator available with the default repositories in 19.04 and noticed it has no global menu enabled on Unity (which I use instead of the default GNOME). Anyone knows ...
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Disable Unity Dash icon (BFB)

I kept searching the Internet up and down for a way to do this. Basically, I want to completely hide the BFB (Big Freaking Button), aka Dash icon, aka 'search your computer' icon from the Unity ...
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How to disable drum beat sound when closing FF in Ubuntu 16.04?

Please note, this is the same drum beat sound from login, the difference is this sound occurs whenever I try to close Firefox or Palemoon, and it's not browser related, because Opera does not play ...
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I got this error when upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... failed. The following packages have unmet dependencies: dh-python : Depends: ...
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Black login screen after upgrade

After upgrading to 19.04 the login screen is not working it just shows black screen while I can access the tty and it works normally. I use laptop Dell E6430 with nvidia discrete card, so when I ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Unity get blurry when running laptop continuously without restarting

When running Ubuntu 19.04 for a few days without restarting, some Unity features get blurred out. This is how my search panel looks like. Everything else looks good. for example Browsers and other ...
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I can' t open settings or login as anyother user except admin

I cannot open my system settings or a few native applications like videos, shotwell, rhythmbox. Whenever I try opening any of these my system reboots or logsout I'm not sure which because the ...
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how to autospawn compiz in a custom desktop session

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. I created a custom desktop session based on Avant Window Navigator, Compiz, Unity: $ cat>/usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/awn.session<<'EOF' [GNOME Session] Name=...
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Minimizing game is offset on return to fullscreen

I was surprised at how well my favorite game Half-Life 2 Deathmatch ran on Ubuntu. The only problem is after minimizing it, and re-maximizing it, it was offset to the right by about the width of the ...
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No burn effect on compiz in ubuntu 16.04

I really like burn effect in compiz fusion, it's my favorite. I've installed all compiz packages using command - "sudo apt-get install compiz*". Now I can use animations like wavy lamp, etc. but no ...
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toggling workspaces

I use workspaces a lot in ubuntu, in situations like when I don't want to close apps but search some files in my desktop. And one convienient way is to enable them with hotcorners, since they're quite ...
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why do I have 2 icons in launcher

No it's not about missing StartupWMClass and I can confirm I've got the correct value there. Let me explain what I did. I installed vscode on my Ubuntu 16.04 box I clicked the dash icon (quick ...
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Unity launch bar and menu bar won't come up on Ubuntu 16.04

I have an old 32-bit netbook and have been running Ubuntu since 2012. I currently run Ubuntu 16.04 LTR and have run update manager consistently. When I logged in today, my wallpaper came up but ...
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How do I fix having nothing show up on desktop except for the Wallpaper [duplicate]

I can't do anything, all the apps are gone, there is no terminal. How can I fix this?
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What is the difference between two desktop installation command? [duplicate]

These days, i installed desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 server LTS which need be based on gnome Firstly, l use command to install desktop apt install ubuntu-desktop when it was finished and ...
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Unity GUI not loading in Ubuntu 16.04

Due to Low charging my Laptop switched -off while executing 'sudo apt-get upgrade' command. After it I tried logging in after charging the Laptop, OS seems to Login after asking for password but ...
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16.04 unity: How to control chrome volume?

I'm on ubuntu 16.04 unity, every time I'm watching youtube in chrome and want to increase or decrease the volume, I have to go to PulseAudio and change it from there. The volume control has no ...
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How to enable tap-to-click in libinput on Ubuntu 19.04 x11 Unity

How to enable tap to click, double tap to right click and other such behaviours in libinput on Ubuntu 19.04 x11 Unity. Enabing Tap to click in Mouse and Touchpad settings makes no difference. The ...
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UBUNTU 16.04.6 not showing Dashboard, sidebars and menu bars

I am a regular user of Ubuntu 16.04.6. Recently, I was trying to install python3.6 and set this as default. But due some other package I had to remove this version. I uninstalled python3.6 and set ...
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black screen after installing appearance to run workspaces

I am running VMware 14 Player on a PC (Microsoft Surface Pro). On the VM I successfully installed Ubuntu 18.04. Then, I installed Appearance to run workspaces. When I launched the application Ubuntu ...
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How can I add android emulator as favourites in launcher bar ubuntu 19.04?

I want to add android emulator to the desktop launcher bar in Ubuntu 19.04. When I right click on the started(from the android studio -> tools -> AVD manager) emulator icon, it doesn't show a ...
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All my Tool Options in GIMP are lost or unable to move [duplicate]

I have constantly had this problem with GIMP detaching my Tool Options. I always look for a solution on the internet, and usually I find one. This time, I couldn't. My screen looks like this: I want ...
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Terminal flickers transparent in Ubuntu

My terminal is configured to the default settings in Ubuntu. That is to say: It should not be transparent. And most of the time it isn't... From time to time an application will become semi-...
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Eclipse with Java 11 on Ubuntu 18.04.2

I'm trying to install eclipse using the eclipse installer provided on the official website (https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/oomph/epp/2019-03/R/eclipse-inst-linux64.tar.gz) ...
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Gdrive File Sharing option missing

I am using Ubuntu Unity 16.04 on Chromebook by crouton With online accounts manager, I connected a Google Account, but i guess there are some issues with this pannel. First of all, In the sync options ...
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Unity3d crash on open on Ubuntu

I have a problem that bugged me for quite some time now I'm trying to Install Ubity3d on Ubuntu I Followed some instructions that i've found after some research I downloaded and installed UnityHub and ...
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Unity's window size/position shortcuts on Gnome

I love and I'm so used to the ALT+Mouse to move a window and SHIFT+Mouse to resize evenly shortcuts that Unity has, but now I'm thinking on moving to Gnome and I am not able to find those gestures in ...
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I installed mate and it destroyed unity & gnome ubuntu 16.04 - no network cant login

I installed mate desktop and something went wrong. I uninstalled it then and it also removed unity & gnome. now i can't log in normal mode or recovery...my keyboard doesnt work (despite ...
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how to customize ubuntu terminal shortcut of deleting a word backward and forward

this may seem as a duplicate question, but I couldn't find a solution in others, I am using Ubuntu 18.04 for now, and the terminal shortcut of deleting a word backward and forward is Alt+← and Alt+d, ...
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Strange green graphics artefacts

recently I experienced green graphics artefacts, it appeared in Spotify client and lastly in Unity search menu. It is not permanent, most time every think is fine, but sometimes it occurs. On the ...
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cant install unity-tweak-tool [duplicate]

i have ubuntu 16.04 lts i am trying to install unity-tweak-tool and ubuntu-desktop but i have these errors : sudo apt install -f unity-tweak-tool [sudo] password for partai: Reading package lists.....
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19.04 settings not showing up in Unity Control Center

I am trying to turn on the touchpad while typing in my Ubuntu 19.04 computer, but in Unity Control Center only 3 icons show up. They are: Language Support Sharing Software and Updates If I run as ...
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Removing probably everything from Unity/Gnome in Ubuntu [closed]

I want to modify my Ubuntu into a most minimalistic environment that I can, for making it suitable for industrial usage.I need to stay on Ubuntu also. So I want to remove everything like launcher, ...
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Enable fingerprint reader login in 18.04 w/ Unity [duplicate]

I have a Dell laptop with fingerprint reader built in. I just ran lsusb with the following result: Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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ubuntu 16.04 No Dash, no Launcher, no titlebar

No Dash, no Launcher, no titlebar. Can open terminal by right click desktop, but cannot move the window. Exsiting answers in [Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears have been tried, but ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 — some applications constantly freezing for a few seconds

I just upgraded my hardware and software: moved from an AMD FX-8500 running Ubuntu 14.04 to a Ryzen 7 2700 with 32GB and a Samsung 970 EVO+ M2 drive. I have a 4K monitor (3840 x 2160), with an ...
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Ubuntu unity starting in full screen upon turning on

This is more of a nuisance than a problem, but when I turn on laptop after login in the desktop is in full screen mode (desktop background picture fills the screen, no top bar, no dash). Login screen ...
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Unity problem in Ubuntu 16.04 after update

After recent update my unity looks strange: background is black and I can't change it (but in my conky i can see part of it), i can't see highlighted text, everything is with white background (even ...
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Newbie question. KDE tries to load the main taskbar, after which disappears, after which cannot draw on the screen

Making my first steps in moving to Linux, and with a Linux book in my hands, trying to learn how properly work with it (currently through VirtualBox). Trying to change the Window manager of Ubuntu 18....
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media shortcut and media commands not work ubuntu 19.04 unity

I'm using unity desktop on Ubuntu 19.04 But the media shortcut not work I search and do this solution: media keys no longer work in Ubuntu 17.10 Keyboard shortcuts don't work on Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Do not go to full screen application when switching back to workspace

Workspace 1: Youtube on full screen. Terminal window in front of it (relatively transparent so I can see through it). Workspace 2: Another browser open. I am in Workspace one, with the terminal in ...
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Ubuntu MATE took over start up [duplicate]

I was trying out different desktop environments on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and ran sudo apt install ubuntu-mate-desktop. It worked, but when I restarted my computer Ubuntu MATE took over start up and the ...
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Maximizing Skype Sometimes Does not work properly

My problem is when I maximize Skype, it does not fully maximize the windows of Skype. There is an empty part in the screen. Screenshot is shared here. Notice that, this is supposed to be the maximum ...
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Unity can not start a terminal

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 client which is member of an active directory domain. Login works, starting applications like firefox or thunderbird works, everything is fine. Except the terminal: I cannot ...
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Messing around with Unity on Ubuntu 19.04, resulted a messed GNOME

I was attempting to install Unity on my Ubuntu 19.04 using sudo apt install ubuntu-unity-desktop, but the desktop didn't work as intended, so I decided to undo and redo it. On my way rolling back ...
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Random Freezes ubuntu 18,04 unity

Host: 123 Kernel: 4.18.0-20-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Gnome 3.28.3 Distro: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Machine: Device: desktop System: ASUS product: All Series serial: N/A Mobo: ...