0
votes
1answer
54 views

Unable to start GUI with Lubuntu

Until this morning I haven't any major problem with my computer after updating the OS (Lubuntu) , until the amdcccle crashed not for the first time but this one was special because after this I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

How to provide GUI interface to all users of Ubuntu?

I have "Ubuntu Dekstop" installed in VirtualBox in a Windows 7 PC. How can I configure it to provide a GUI interface to every user I create in the Ubuntu? Should I install "Ubuntu Server" to ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Adding users in the unity gui on ubuntu 13.04 - settings are locked

I installed an ubuntu 13.04 without gui and later installed unity on that machine. There is one non root user only. When trying to add a user using the unity add user dialog there seem to be no ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Enable a user to have superuser privelages locally but with password input

Is there a way to have user privelages that would normally require superuser privelages, WITHOUT USING THE TERMINAL? I'm thinking like a dialogue that pops up when your trying to access a folder/file ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Ubuntu 12.04 booting in command line?

I just restarted my Ubuntu OS and now, for some reason, my Ubunut 12.04 boots in command line...without the GUI? I use Wubi and haven't really done anything out of the ordinary. I've managed to get ...
5
votes
1answer
161 views

hide GUI that briefly spawns when running a process from the command line

I'm running a build command on Ubuntu 12.04. The command opens a GUI for a few seconds, and then closes it. I'm finding this kind of disruptive -- is there a way to alter the command-line syntax to ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

How to make 'window buttons' and 'launchers' combined on Xfce?

By default there are two panels - one with buttons of active applications, and one with favorite shortcuts. Is it possible to somehow make one panel, where shortcuts will be placed, and in the same ...
0
votes
1answer
178 views

If I install the Ubuntu Desktop on Ubuntu Server, will I still have the server kernel?

I know, I know, insert standard lecture of "You shouldn't install a GUI on a server OS!" But, after reading this guide: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-gui-in-ubuntu-server.html It implies that ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Could not display the GUI. This application needs access to an X Server

Im having problems installing SOAPUI on my Ubuntu 12.04. It throws: "Could not display the GUI. This application needs access to an X Server" My java version is: java version "1.7.0_07" Java(TM) SE ...
2
votes
1answer
19k views

Installing GUI for Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server installed on a Hyper-V platform, mainly used for Nagios SNMP monitoring, but I'm interested to try and get a GUI installed so I can use the server for some other ...
0
votes
2answers
290 views

What are some well-known Qt apps in Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to decide between using Qt and GTK in ubuntu, but that's not the topic of this question. I'm looking for some examples of well-known/popular apps in Ubuntu that use Qt/QML. I think that ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Start Chromium as a single frame (no borders/gui)?

Is there a way to start Chromium (running Ubuntu latest) in a frame-only mode ? Without borders & the gui? Tried CLI switches found there : ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

compiz keeps quitting in Ubuntu

Just executed $ compiz --replace $ cccsm And it worked for 2 minutes while I configured some stuff (like Wobbly Windows) then compiz all of a sudden freaks out and quits. I have to reboot. What's ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

How to disable GUI in Ubuntu Server 11.10

I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 on my machine. Next I used sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop to install GUI. Is it possible to disable it and re-enable it anytime I want? If yes, what ...
11
votes
2answers
25k views

Starting Ubuntu without the GUI

I want to boot a "Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS" server, but I want XFCE not to be started, nor X at all, only Shell. How do I tell my server to boot to the shell, not running XFCE at all? I have an SSH ...
2
votes
1answer
132 views

Ubuntu Studio 11.04 My user account has dissappeared off of the log in gui

Turned on my linux box this evening- dual boot natty and studio - and discovered my login gui for studio was missing my user account name. As well as the desktop log in options (Ubuntu, ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
423 views

Installed Ubuntu Linux 11.04, but no eye candy

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 but the interface does not look anything like the screenshots shown on the Ubuntu web site at: http://www.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/whats-new What can I do to get all the original ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Gnuplot GUI for Ubuntu 10.10

Is there a Gnuplot GUI (equivalent to wgnuplot.exe) for Ubuntu ?
1
vote
2answers
212 views

Ubuntu GUI is ugly after updating graphic drivers

I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my desktop computer and saw the nice looking scroll bars on the windows. I then installed the NVIDIA drivers for my GTX 275 card and rebooted. Now however, the GUI ...
0
votes
1answer
438 views

What are the benefits of mac-style global menu in Ubuntu?

I'm currently using Ubuntu linux. There is a feature avaliable called global-menu, which provides mac-style global menu bar - common menu bar for any application. But I wonder (as I've never used a ...
0
votes
4answers
796 views

Ubuntu as home server with remote access

I have a PC connected to my TV in the living room. Its on all the time doing random things like sharing files on the network. We also use it to watch TV shows and movies. I want to be able to log ...
4
votes
5answers
2k views

What GUI Linux programs are there for finding files based upon their contents?

What GUI Linux programs are there for finding files based upon their contents?
4
votes
3answers
7k views

SVN client for Ubuntu with Context menu

I've been wondering if there's an SVN client for Ubuntu (10.04 lucid lynx) in Gnome (not kdesvn since it's for kde) with context menu, so if you right-click on an SVN repository you have the options ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

What is a good Version Control GUI Client for Linux?

I find there are too few for SVN, so I might switch to another. Right now I'm using RabbitVCS, an SVN nautilus integration. Very similar to tortoiseSVN but with bugs/beta/alpha feel. I need something ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

How can I make my windows in Ubuntu work fine?

I have Ubuntu 8.10 and I have some problems with windows there. Sometimes the "header" of the window disappears. Under "header" I mean the area containing "close","maximize" and "minimize". If I put ...
6
votes
2answers
166 views

Buttons on my Ubuntu Machine

All of my buttons on any kind of popup window don't seem to work that great with my mouse, I sometimes have to press enter on my keyboard after clicking, I hear that there is a fix for this out there ...
0
votes
1answer
758 views

GUI root in Linux

I'm using the newest Kubuntu, is there a way to have root privilages in the GUI? I don't like have to use the terminal, bacome root then use commands like cp, mv ,ln just to put something in a folder ...
1
vote
5answers
966 views

Use the command line (or python) to gradually shutdown a gui program

Is it possible to use the command line (or python) to gradually shutdown a gui program? For instance, would it be possible to gradually shutdown programs (such as pressing the X in the window, not ...
5
votes
7answers
5k views

What Gui would be suitable for my home Ubuntu Server?

I'm a noob on Ubuntu Server and after installing it I found that it works only in command line mode. From this page I found that there are security risks to installing a GUI on servers. It also ...
2
votes
2answers
8k views

How to run applications with elevated privilges in Ubuntu using the GUI

Is it possible to launch an application with elevated privilidges using the GUI in Ubuntu 9.04? Maybe something similar to the right-click / "Run as Administrator" in Windows Vista? For example, I ...