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Unity is Ubuntu's default shell interface for the GNOME desktop environment

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native android app boardgame Scrabble, which technology to use? [on hold]

We are making a Scrabble native android app but we are stuck in making the board (drag and drop functionality with 255+ views). which technology should I use in the native app? Whe have tried native ...
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Unity2d jump animation not working properly [migrated]

My character is stuck on the "AirLayer" of my animator despite the fact that it is always grounded. My AirLayer has my jump animations(Takeoff and Landing) and my GroundLayer(BaseLayer) has my walking ...
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Unity C# Error: 'Sprite' does not contain a constructor that takes 0 arguments [migrated]

I've been working on an item system for my game in Unity. I am still pretty new to coding, but I am giving it my best effort. My Item system Works by accessing interfaces with the data I need. While ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Q shortcut in Firefox on Linux

Since Firefox 57 there is no way to disable Ctrl+Q shortcut by plugin on Linux (see this bug). All workarounds I've found are based on setting the global Ctrl+Q shortcut to "steal" it from Firefox. ...
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Firefox menu bar is not visible when hovering in full screen mode

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and then I installed Firefox 59 on it. Now the problem I'm having is , Firefox does not show the menu bar when I hover the title of the webpage. For other applications (...
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Unity for Fedora linux

Is there working Unity version for Fedora Linux? For now i found for Ubuntu and for SUSE, but nothing for Fedorians. Any details will be appritiated. Tried the rpm pack with dnf command : sudo dnf ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu's Unity login screen or fix its mistaken idea of my password?

New install of full Ubuntu Server. Then manually added minimal install of Unity desktop. It was painfully slow, so I uninstalled it (using remove and purge options) and installed Enlightenment. But ...
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When I run “sudo compiz” on Windows Subsystem for Linux

unity.debug.interface DebugDBusInterface.cpp:216 Unable to load entry point in libxpathselect: libxpathselect.so.1.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory WARN 2017-07-04 09:07:...
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is there any way I could adjust line spacing of text in ubuntu?

both kate and gedit have very annoying line spacing issue in ubuntu/kubuntu 16.04 (unity, cinnamon, KDE, I haven't test other DEs yet). The line spacing keep varying from line to line depending on ...
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Installing Unity desktop into Centos 7

I am very much familiar with Ubuntu's Unity desktop and my company uses Centos 7 for development which is not controlled by me. Are there any manuals or wikipages that instructs about installing ...
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How to break out of Unity? Jail a user to a program

I am trying to setup a media center that I also want to be able to use for some other stuff. My idea was that I would just make it so that when the Media Center user logs in it just launches a program ...
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Snap windows to parts of the screen on Windows 8.1 using keyboard shortcuts like Ubuntu Unity

In Ubuntu, with the Unity desktop environment, one can move and resize applications by using the following keyboard shortcut: CTRL + ALT + 0-9 (on the Number Pad). Ctrl Alt 1 moves the current window ...
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remote connection only works when I'm logged in

I'm using ubuntu 15 + vncserver for a remote connection. But it only works when i'm physically logged in. Which means if I go to the computer > log in and then try to remotely connect to it - it works....
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Compiz/Unity - Focus window on specific monitor?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10 using 4 monitors via an nvidia graphics card (dell XPS 8900). I almost always keep 4 full-screen applications (usually one of terminal, chrome or skype). Often I'll have multiples ...
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Installing Unity shell on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon

ref: http://unity.ubuntu.com/getinvolved/development/unity/#build-nux While trying to install the build dependencies, I get: "E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list" Anyone know how ...
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Gnome music pop-up window on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Gnome music on a Ubuntu 14.04 system with Unity desktop. However, there is a peculiar issue. Every time I play a song several windows pop up (six same windows for each song). So ...
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Launching Animations for Unity dock not working after installing Numix-Circle Icons

After installing Numix theme and Numix-Circle Icons there are no animations (pulse, jump, etc.) in the Unity dock even though the Unity Tweak Tool says they're activated. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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How to map CTRL+A, CTRL+E to function as Home, End system-wide?

Is there a way to map CTRL+A and CTRL+E to work system-wide as move to beginning of line, and move to end of line correspondingly? I.e. I would like these shortcuts to seamlessly work in any app, ...
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How to debug 'stuck workspaces' issue in Ubuntu 14.04 inside VirtualBox?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox (both on 4.x and now 5.0.x) and have encountered a minor buglet with workspaces, and would like to try to trace it to either Ubuntu and VirtualBox, so a fault can be ...
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My '/etc/resolv.conf' file has stopped updating itself in Ubuntu 14.04.3

I did a silly thing: I manually updated my /etc/resolv.conf file and now it isn’t updating anymore. Before I did that, it was generated by the NetworkManager GUI of my Ubuntu 14.04.3 Unity desktop. ...
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How can I disable the 'unmount' option for my second internal harddisk in Ubuntu?

Edit: it seems that this is a known bug and that it is impossible. How can I disable the 'unmount' option for my second internal harddisk in Ubuntu? My system consists of a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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Unity Ubuntu 14.04 very slow after login

When I first login after rebooting the computer, unity takes 10 min to show up the unity bar. After that when I just logout and login, it's much faster. How to fix this problem? I already turned off ...
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gvim (version 7.4.52 and 7.4.622) doesn't refresh properly on Ubuntu (14.04 LTS)

The problem is happening on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running Unity desktop under vmware on Windows 7 host. My gvim is sometimes not refreshing its display unless I force it to using Ctrl+L. For example, when ...
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User Interface quality issue with some programs on windows 7

As the title explains, i have a weird issue with the UI of some programs on windows 7 (Google chrome & unity). Basically the UI looks deformed. Tool bars, fonts etc have irregular shapes to a ...
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How to get horizontal scrolling in XMonad

I've recently started using XMonad. While I can use the trackpad to scroll through a web page vertically (top-to-bottom) I cannot use it to scroll horizontally (side-to-side). How can I set XMonad ...
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On Ubuntu, maximize a window over two screens

EDIT: I ended up installing KDE and everything worked as expected. I think that there must be something built into Unity that simply will not allow windows to stretch over two screens in the way I was ...
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how can I get ubuntu to boot with a specific setting

I was wondering how could I get ubuntu to keep this setting xrandr --output LVDS1 --off the issue is that every time I boot the computer i have to enter it again thanks :D I apologize for being ...
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How to turn my Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty (unity) to look like GNOME Ubuntu?

I am a beginner to Linux environment. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 (unity) alongside windows. I would like to make my Ubuntu look like GNOME version of Ubuntu. What should i do to turn it look like ...
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What exactly is the difference between “Grayscale” and “RGBA” font anti-aliasing settings?

I've just switched to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to replicate the Windows ClearType font quality using the Unity Tweak Tool. The default anti-aliasing is "Grayscale", and I'm trying to change it to "RGBA",...
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Unity doesn't work on VNC server under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I find the Unity destkop in vnc4server never works as it did under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is my ~/.vnc/xstartup for vnc4server: #!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources ...
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How to disable keyboard shortcuts info dialog in ubuntu when super key is pressed?

How to disable it please? It behaves buggy when using vmware workstation virtual machines. Randomly appearing on the screen or when minimizing vmware... It would be great if I could disable that ...
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Unity closes on Ubuntu Logout, but does not complete logout. (Crouton on Chromebook)

I've got a Chromebook 14 "dual-booting" Ubuntu 14.04 using Crouton with the stock Chrome OS. I've had it like this for a while with everything operating fine. As you know, Linux Distros are kind of ...
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Unity greeter startup script on Ubuntu 14.04

So what I want to do is run a script on startup that starts the synergy daemon. I want it to run automagically when the system starts in GUI mode even if no one actually logs in. I have a script for ...
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Use dconf (or comparable) to set configs for another user

On Ubuntu Desktop 13.10, I have a setup script which runs as root. It essentially configures the computer as necessary, but I need to set some things with dconf. The script runs in a Terminal window ...
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Where is the logout/screenlock button/menu on a stock Ubuntu Unity 13.10?

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a new machine, admiring the clean spartan interface not cluttered with anything like an Applications or systems menu. Apart from the dock-like thing to the left, it's ...
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How do I get rid of Ubuntu shortcuts in Unity 13.10 (Intellij…)

I want to change Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) shortcuts. For example, I want to get rid of Alt+F1. Well, I tried everything. The last thing I tried was ccsm and removed any reference to Alt+F1. ...
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Change the order of icons in the Launcher in Ubuntu

I have a column of program shortcuts on the Launcher in Ubuntu. How can I change the order of the icons?
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How to Fix schema com.canonical.indicator.datetime not installed error?

I'm trying to get back the clock in the Unity system bar. I installed unity-tweak-tool but when i try to use it I get an error and it ends. $ unity-tweak-tool Error: schema com.canonical.indicator....
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A screen virtual LED on linux

We have some LEDs on our machine to indicate the status of Caps Lock, Num Lock etc. Now I need a virtual LED in Linux to notify something. For example, I wrote a script to monitor a website. When ...
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I install Ubuntu 13.10 and reboot and im on KDE desktop?

Hi I'm Jacob and I have no idea what's going on. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 today and was playing around with it for a while and dl'd a bunch of apps from software center and stuff. Eventually I ...
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Hiding the full username in Ubuntu's Panel

Is there any way to hide the full user's name in Ubuntu's/Unity's Panel? i.e. the one that is displayed next to the small user icon.
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xwindows working but not unity desktop

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit w/ unity desktop What I'm experiencing: When I turn on my computer, the Ubuntu loading screen appears but disappears in wake of a shell which I can log into. Once ...
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Make program invisible in other Workspaces

I am looking on how to move a program (eg. firefox, or a PDf Viewer) to a workspace, without being displayed in the program bar (KDE default bottom, Ubuntu-Unitiy default left) of the other workspaces....
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Always show application menu bar in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Is there a way to force the application menu to always be visible (as opposed to only showing when the cursor is hovered over the top panel)? I'm talking about the application-specific "File", "Edit", ...
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How to add unity-greeter in Debian wheezy with GDM 3

There are two questions I would like to ask. 1) How do we install unity-greeter in Debian wheezy with GDM 3 to have an Ubuntu style login screen ? 2) How do we have a rounded-styled login box with ...
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Is there a way to save my workspaces through reset/shutdown?

I have several workspaces that have several terminals open in each one. I need to reboot my system, but I don't want to have to recreate each workspace after reboot. Is there a way to save the state ...
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Fullscreen application over two monitors

I have a dual-head setup running Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome/Unity (the default desktop). What I'm trying to achieve is to display Firefox in "fullscreen" mode (e.g. hit F11 after it is launched), and ...
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Ubuntu Unity annoying wrapping applications

I have problems with Unity wrapping of application windows that have offscreen bytes. In the example image, the dotted gray line represents the virtual desktops, and the purpled line reprents a ...
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HOW: Ubuntu Linux in Bengali?

How to change my Ubuntu setup in Bengali language ? I want every menu, every text to be in Bengali. Once I had a very old version of Fedora which had this feature, but I can't find it in Ubuntu.