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I realize with Gnome, or its extensions, I can do things like hide the title bar. However, I want to hide the title bar and still see the windows management icons like on Mac OS and Windows. Is this ...

Is there a short key to move a window between the different connected monitors? In my setup I have 2 monitors in use. Usually I am on Unity, but I also use Cinnamon. Is there a way to move a window ...

I am trying to open a second X session with unity on display :1. For this to achieve I open another terminal (e.g. tty 6) with Ctrl + Alt +6 and login as the user whose desktop session I want to ...

I am using Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS with Unity 7.4.5. My question is quite simple. I just wanted to know if there is a way of increasing the spacing between the 3 buttons, viz., close, max, min which are ...

I am using Ubuntu 18.04, with the new unity theme. Every time I click on the Alt key, it goes to "Type your command". However, I am using Alt-Shift to change layouts, and if I don't time releasing ...

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) from past 4 years on vostro1440. Two days ago, while copying data in the external hard drive, it behaved abnormally and I did force shutdown with laptop shutdown ...

After switching between multiple screens, I am now locked in the following situation: I can see that the Terminal-program runs, as I can see it with AltTAB Yet, when I switch to it, there is no ...

I am a university student and I have a project on unity3d. I'm running unity3d on ubuntu 16.04 because I have other projects that need Ubuntu software. I tried to install vm to run unity3d but my ...

Unity Tweak Tool is not launching from the Dash. My Ubuntu version is 16.04. If I try to run from the terminal I get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/unity-tweak-tool", ...

I know that we can enable global menu for Java Swing applications using Jayatana. But I am searching for global menu support for JavaFX applications. After searching on it, I have found that ...

I am trying to create a 'shortcut' that I can pin to my launcher in Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS that will launch an RDesktop session. It works fine from the command line thus: rdesktop -u UserName -d Domain -...

Installed a bunch of updates to my Ubuntu 17.10 desktop tonight, and rebooted. Now the media keys at the top of my DELL USB keyboard no longer work. When I run sudo showkey it looks like the volume ...

Initially, my laptop (hp pavilion) with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS had the problem of no menu, no unity, no launcher, I tried the solution and it didn't work very well so I updated my Ubuntu in hope that ...

No package is getting installed in Ubuntu 16.04. I tried uninstalling unity-tweak-tool as well but still, the same error is coming. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...

I am trying to install Unity Tweak Tool but I can't install it. I am getting the following output when I tried installing it via the Ubuntu Software Center installArchives() failed: perl: warning: ...

So my problem is as follows: Whenever I run VSCode from GUI (the launcher or the Applications drawer), A new Terminal window opens alongside the program. This doesn't happen when I launch it from ...

I recently downloaded the Scientific lib. gsl for running a package called globes... something must have gone wrong, because now after logging in nothing appears. I tried the basic unity plugin fix.....

When I started my laptop (hp pavillion series with Ubuntu 16.04) this morning, I got the usual login prompt, but when I entered my password and logged in, there was no launcher, no menu, nothing. I ...

Note: I'm using Unity desktop on 18.04. First, most of icons in unity-control-center are missing after I installed then uninstalled mate-desktop and caja. I tried reinstalling all of the installed ...

In trying to drag and drop a PNG imagine to my chrome browser window my desktop is in an hung state. The mouse pointer is now a small hand icon. I can't click any window buttons. How to I recover ...

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and I do not like the Gnome desktop environment. I know that to switch back to unity you have to install ubuntu-unity-desktop and select "Unity (default)" at login, but ...

When I have multiple windows of an application opened e.g. Chrome main window and Incognito window, and I press Alt+tab to switch between them, I see only one Chrome icon. I have to then press down ...

i wrongly uninstalled unity, while the uninstallation process was going i found out that am uninstalling unity, so i closed the terminal then restarted my computer now my computer is stuck on the ...

I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I followed the install steps perfectly but every time I log into my user account the desktop that appears is incomplete. The top bar disappears and there is no ...

In Ubuntu 16 when you had say 10 terminals and you'd click them in the task bar, you would get a preview like the one we get in 18 with the super key except only with the windows of that application. ...

Can't login using Ubuntu (default) desktop environment, but works after selecting Ubuntu Wayland but ubuntu starts with gnome instead of unity. Only Ubuntu (default) and Ubuntu Wayland desktop ...

Now I know that Ubuntu 17.10 and 18.04 runs on GNOME but I much like unity better than GNOME but is there a way that if I upgrade, I can change the GNOME theme to unity

I have used mount --bind to mirror my Windows desktop folder to Ubuntu. I have set it up to mount on boot but the desktop does not refresh the icons so I have to logout and log back in to make the ...

Possible Duplicate: Do you know any birthday reminder alternative to GBirthday? As a follow-up to this question, the very useful and small birthday (and more) reminder tool Gbirthday does not ...

How to change keyboard layouts using different keys/combinations? Default is Alt + Shift L. It cycles between 2 layouts. How can I add Shift R key to switch to my first EN layout?

Sometimes, after installing an application (Codeweavers Crossover to be more specific on this case) it fails to show on the Dash until you logout and back on. That happens with Unity and GNOME Shell, ...

In Unity there is a Launcher on the left. One can easily change settings so that it hides automatically and appears only if the mouse cursor hits the left border of the screen (this is what I did). ...

I did in-place upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 on one of my pcs. All okay, except after changing to lightdm and purging gdm3, I am still missing "Search your computer" icon on top of launcher, Launcher ...

I recently made the jump from Ubuntu 16.04 to 17.10 and since I use an Nvidia graphics card and a HiDPI display, I have to use Unity (which I don't mind). In the Unity launcher, I used to be able to ...

I have just upgraded to Bionic Beaver (18.04) from Xenial and after a dabble in GNOME3 I decided to go back to Unity (I prefer having app indicators and a HUD). My keyboard layout is set to US ...

I've just installed Ubuntu Budgie. I was used to the latest Ubuntu that didn't used Gnome but Unity. When trying to maximize a window, I was used to top panel to include the maximized window. It's a ...

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Erazer x510 desktop. The mouse wants to be in the upper right hand corner of the screen. You can move it but it just snaps back into the corner. I tried ...

I am trying to figure out to turn off the function behind middle mouse button which inserts whatever text I have copied before into the document I click with that button. As the button of my mouse is ...

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I installed VLC by snap packages in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak. But the installation was done in English (my version of Ubuntu is in Spanish) Basically the same question has been asked at Snap (...

The solution here works for me to fix the desktop after login: https://askubuntu.com/a/292997/227118, but I am back to square one after logging out. How to solve this issue permanently?

Does anyone know how to remove that unity menu from indicator-applet-complete (shown here)? I'm using Gnome Flashback and have another applet on the panel doing this one's job more to my preference, ...

I have found this instruction to install dconf-editor, but I do not know the %letter formatting to switch "Mon Dec 18" to "Mon, 18 Dec", nor do I see how to use dconf Editor to accomplish this task.

Just wondering if there is a way to adjust the Launcher to take 100% of the screen's height and have the Panel at the top fill the width beside it. Currently it looks like this: but I'd prefer it ...

My Launcher and Panel are gone in Ubuntu 14.04. I have already tried: Update my software Reinstall nvidia drivers Play with confizconfig Reset Unity None of those worked, similar to other threads, ...

In Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity I have multiple desktops enabled and several applications running in full screen mode (Firefox and terminal). When I switch from one to another the menu bar appears for ...

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. Is there a way to display the total received data which is available in the network history of System monitor tool, on the Unity Panel? I have limited amount of bandwidth ...

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. This was my first Ubuntu installation. The Unity Launcher and Panel did not appear at first but I fixed it by searching from the internet. Now the Panel appears, but ...

I lost my desktop. I see some files that I left on the desktop but I don't see any of the menus. How could I restore the menus? I am using Ubuntu 16.04.

So this is not a question on how to have the Global Menu always visible, but instead, how to make the Global Menu to show the full appname. If it's too long it gets faded out: How would I be able to ...

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