Ubuntu :: Log Off Button Disappeared?

Jul 13, 2010

Basically what happened is that I installed ubuntu 10.04 a few weeks ago. At some point, there were two gwibber icons in my task bar, one covering my "log off" button. (Not sure what the term for that is.) I restarted and it was fine, then it appeared again. I then shut gwibber via console, and since then my log off thing has not yet reappeared, i.e. I am constantly shutting down in console. What can I do to have that button back?

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Ubuntu :: Power Button Disappeared?

Apr 28, 2011

so im not sure what just happened but my power button at the top right just disappeared. thought it ok ill just add it back to the panel but the only thing is a power button that dose not give the option to log off or switch user. there is something for that but nether can be put back at the top right.now I am using Ubuntu 10.10 and I saw that 11.04 is out so then I thought that ill just update. but I this is my first update, and I dont know how it works. will all the stuff that I have done to this computer to make it work go away and I will have to do all that again. or will it be like the small updates where it just fixes things

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Ubuntu :: 10.10 Shutdown Button (upper Right Corner) Disappeared

Nov 6, 2010

the shutdown button disapparead in Ubuntu 10.10 in the upper right corner of gnome.see the attached capture.Any idea how to get it back?

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Ubuntu Networking :: Button To Enable Wireless Is A Touch Button?

Jan 20, 2010

So I have a intel wifi link 5100 , the drivers should work BUT iwconfig doesn't show my card ..

However doing a ' sudo lshw -C network ' command , it DOES show my wireless card is recognised but not enabled and here is where the problems start ..

I have a touch button on my laptop to enable/dissable it And when I touch it in Ubuntu it doesn't light up like in W7

How can I enable it :s? I really want to use ubuntu !

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Ubuntu :: No Close Button Minimize And Maximize Button?

Apr 19, 2011

i m using ubuntu 10 .10.for 2 weeks it was working fine yesterday onwards it changed.tried all themes but still i cant drag the window to make it small in sizethere is no close button minimize and maximize button in all the application and files[URL]

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Debian Configuration :: Disable Middle Mouse Button Paste Action-not The Whole Button?

Apr 1, 2011

While searching the net I found how to complete disable the functionality of the middle mouse button but I need this button for many other uses.I want to disable only it's paste action.

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General :: Multi-button Mouse On X11: How To Configure Several Buttons To Act As The Middle Button

Mar 17, 2011

I know how to make another button act as the middle button but how can I map several mouse buttons to the middle button? xmodmap complains if I repeat button numbers in the pointer option.

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Ubuntu :: The "Close" Button From Window Button Applet In Panel Has Vanished

Feb 3, 2011

i was so happy using the window buttons applet in gnome panel. it was working fine in maximize window , now suddenly i find the close button has vanished i tried to remove and re install, changed theme and all the jugglery within my limits... have absolutely no idea what went wrong, any clue ? to get back the "CLOSE" button ? its funny with just the minimize and restore button visible in maximised mode... its the close button i use most in maximise mode

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OpenSUSE :: No Close "X" Button Or Resize Button In The Top Right Corner?

Jan 7, 2010

I'm running SuSe 11.2 32 bit. I noticed today that what ever program, window, or what have you I open there is no close "X" button or resize button in the top right corner.

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Hardware :: Hp Dv4 Wireless Button Not Responding / Button Turn Wireless On And Off Itself?

Sep 11, 2010

For some reason my button to turn the wireless on or off turned itself off. It's orange when off and blue when on. I tried rebooting but that didn't work. I need to turn it back on to get my wireless working again.

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Ubuntu :: Used 11.04 And Now 10.04 Has Disappeared?

May 24, 2011

my 27GB HD, I mess about, install various distros and OSes. Before today I had fedora on it, but it doesn't matterOn my 76GB HD, I had Ubuntu 10.04, which I use most of the time.On my 250GB HD I have Ubuntu 11.04I usually use 10.04 because the graphics drivers on 11.04 don't work for me. I wanted to play a windows game, but couldn't get it working on Wine 1.2 on Ubuntu 10.04. I remembered I had Wine 1.3 on my Ubuntu 11.04, so I booted that OS.

It had been a month since I last used 11.04, so there were 180MB of updates which I installed. Then I tried my windows game in Wine. I still couldn't get it to work, so I gave up and rebooted my PC so I could go back to my main OS, Ubuntu 10.04.But I couldn't.Apparently something I did above was enough to mess up GRUB, and it wouldn't boot any OS. I think it couldn't find my hard drives or something. GRUB just stopped working.

I read a few guides about reinstalling GRUB from the liveCD, but I couldn't understand them. So I thought I'd just install Ubuntu 10.04 on my 27GB hard drive, which then should install GRUB along with it and automatically find my other OSes, Ubuntu 10.04 on my 76GB HD and Ubuntu 11.04 on my 250GB.I did this, and GRUB now works, but for some reason it can only see Ubuntu 10.04 which I just installed on my 27GB HD and Ubuntu 11.04 on my 250GB HD, and not Ubuntu 10.04 on my 76GB HD, which is my main OS!Does anybody know why and how I can fix this?TL;DR I have three hard drives. Ubuntu 10.04 on my 27GB HD and my 76GB HD, and Ubuntu 11.04 on my 250GB hard drive. For some reason GRUB can only see Ubuntu 10.04 on my 27GB HD and not my 76GB hard drive.

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Ubuntu :: Everything On Desktop Disappeared

Jun 6, 2010

Everything on my desktop disappeard only thing left is desktop background and cursor. Im using dual boot with win xp. My grafic card is radeon 9200.

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Ubuntu :: Things Disappeared / What To Do?

Jun 14, 2010

I updated through the update manager the other day and after I shut my computer down and turned it back on the next day, all my icons on my desktop disappeared and I can't access my files or my applications. It gives me this error when trying to access my files in my desktop.

Could not open location 'file:///home/anubis/Desktop'
No application is registered as handling this file.

I posted a new thread about this the other day and somehow the thread disappeared too. what do I need to do?

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Ubuntu :: Grub Has Disappeared 10.04?

Sep 2, 2010

I dont quite know what ive done, but after ive reinstalled my ubuntu 10.04, my grub boot menu seems to have dissapeared. my computer will still boot after a while but with no sign of the grub menu. The problem is, that when it boots it sets of the warning buzzer on my laptop (as if it cant find anything boot) this goes on for about 10 seconds before it finally gets round to booting. is there anyway i can restore my grub boot menu?

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Ubuntu :: One Of Partitions Has Disappeared

Nov 9, 2010

I currently have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in my computer, and I was booting normally with grub until last night. I tried to install Adobe Photoshop into Windows and after that I went on to reboot my system. When it restarted, grub showed a message like this:

error: no such partition
grub rescue>

I've followed some advice regarding this issue and I got this running the bash script (boot_info_script0555.sh) mentioned in some related posts. Here is my RESULTS.txt output. After a quick view, I think the biggest problem is that one of my Linux partitions has disappeared, and I don't know how to recover it.

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Ubuntu :: Panels Have Disappeared EEE 8.10?

Apr 30, 2011

I accidentally closed my panels and now my computer EEE with XUbuntu 8.10 has no top or bottom bars. The command i need is xfrc4-panel but where to I put this to make it startup again correctly. What folder and what file and where in the file, and are there any parameters to add.

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Ubuntu :: Panel Icon Disappeared

Jan 10, 2010

After a recent upgrade I have lost the top right icon in the top panel - so I cannot Set Status, Lock Screen, Guest Session, Switch User ..... Restart, Shutdown. I have right clicked on the top panel and installed the Shutdown icon so I can shutdown but I have lost all the other functions including the 60secs countdown. Is there any way I can get the standard top right icon in the top panel?

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Ubuntu :: Desktop Icons Has Disappeared?

Mar 14, 2010

My desktop icons has disappeared. they can be seen in Places->Desktop. But do not appear at my desktop. Why? What is the solution to get them back?

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Ubuntu :: Icon For Firefox Has Disappeared?

Mar 27, 2010

I ran in update and now my icon for firefox has disappeared. I can still run firefox, but I would like the icon back.

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Ubuntu :: Empathy Disappeared From Indicator?

Apr 12, 2010

anyone know why empathy would suddenly disappear from my indicator applet thingy?

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Ubuntu :: F-spot Database Has Disappeared?

Apr 16, 2010

When I opened F-spot this morning I got an error message, then it opened a new database - which has nothing in it. Reopening f-spot simply loads the new empty database again. find my old database and get f-spot to use it again? The new database appears to be located in ~/.config/f-spot/photos.db (I'll print out the contents below).


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Ubuntu :: Network Manager Is Disappeared

May 2, 2010

I was setting up my internet connection in Ubuntu 10.04, while I had to reboot.After the reboot Network icon in the top-right corner was disappeared! Really, I can't understand why.I tried to open synaptic, totally remove network-manager and network-manager-gnome and then I tried to reinstall them. After the reboot, still, there wasn't Network icon.I tried to press ALT+F2 and insert "nm-applet --sm-disable" but nothing happends.

I tried to right-click on upper-toolbar and then to go on "add panel" but I can't find out network manager (or similar).If I write on my terminal "sudo nm-applet" it says that there's already an nm-applet running but where? And how can I open it?On System/Administration/Network Tools (I don't know if this is the exactly translation...) all network parameters are 0 such us on IPs. Of course internet connection does not work!How can I restore Network Manager?

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Ubuntu :: All Sound Suddenly Disappeared?

May 9, 2010

So I was watching a video, and I changed the volume, and then the sound cut out, and it has not come back. No sound can be heard, from flash nor from files; through my laptop speakers nor my external speakers

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Ubuntu :: Printers Disappeared After The Update?

May 11, 2010

I installed ubuntu 10.04 just after the first release was available.I configured everything - including my printers - and all was working 100% perfectly. Last friday (or perhaps thursday) I did the first update (it was big, ~60megs), and since then I have lost my printers. They are no longer listed on the "Printers" information panel.In fact, I can no longer add printers (the option is grayed out). In fact, the only option I can select is the connect to server. If I try local, I get the error that the server cannot be found.

EDIT: the original printers are networked printers, accessed via an IP address.

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Ubuntu :: Firefox Disappeared From A Panel?

May 28, 2010

take it as read im still learning Ubuntu and occassionally do stupid things, like click on the unsubcribe buttons on unwanted email.

Did that and for some obscure reason i lost the default firefox icon from the top task bar. I could make a launcher on the desktop but i failed to find the firefox exe. I did get it to show hidden files, found the firefox folder but no exe file or similiar to launch.

Would someone be so kind as to tell me where to drill so i can at least put the firefox launcher on the desktop. As a fill in im using chromium, and i did find its folder hidden in firefox's.

ie... [username]/mozilla/firefox/chromium ??

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Ubuntu :: Bottom Tool Bar Disappeared?

May 28, 2010

I've only been using Ubuntu for a few months, a good friend turned me on to it and I definitely like it better than any version of Windows out there, but I'm definitely still learning about it.

I may have clicked on something, but my bottom tool bar totally disappeared and I'm not sure how to get it back. Before it disappeared, none of the windows I had opened were showing up on it either.

To reiterate, I'm not sure what I clicked on to make it disappear, for the most part it just did... :-/

I was using the 9.10 distro and just upgraded to the 10.04 distro. I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it either.

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Ubuntu Installation :: OS Disappeared After Updating

Jun 1, 2010

well my problem is as follows: on ubuntu lucid I ran:


OK, I've learnt my lesson and won't update ubuntu anymore, since it's the second time i'm encountering serious problems after updating it. But please if somebody can, please help me fix this now. I need my os with all my settings back as it was. I've seen that my /home partition is fine, and the root partition has less files/folders than the live cd root partition has, so I believe that only some important system files went missing up to now.

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Ubuntu :: Window Vista Disappeared?

Jun 17, 2010

K well i was trying to remove some partition since ubuntu took a lot of space so i messed around with ubintu until i found some partition editor. i went in system>Administrator>disk utility then i selected my 320 gb hard disk and deleted partitions (i didnt know what i was deleting them from). i restarted my computer and clicked on my vista on boot menu but i got an error which ive forgoten it was something like no disk. after that i clicked on ubuntu recovery and did update grub, then clicked on repair something (i forgot) it took like 30 minutes to repair but after that my vista dissapeared now i have 2 different linux in my boot menu. 1 is a linux 19 the other is a linux 22.

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Ubuntu :: Menu Bar Disappeared / Get That Back?

Jul 17, 2010

When I came back from a business trip I found that my kid did something to the computer with Xubuntu 9.10 and the menu bar on the top of the screen disappeared and I was not able to get it back...

Do you have any idea I could put it back?

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Ubuntu :: Everything In Home Folder Disappeared?

Jul 29, 2010

I installed Ubuntu yesterday, ran into quite a few problems but I managed to fix all of the bigger ones, and so far I LOVE Ubuntu. Way better than Mac or Windows IMO. However there's also a few smaller problems I'd like to take care of, and I decided to start a separate thread for each one. So I don't know what happened, but everything in my home folder disappeared. So, I recreated the folders with the respective names. However, they just don't function the same. The icons look different, they don't register the same way ex: Cairo-dock's shortcuts... the links don't work, they don't show up under Places, and they show up on my desktop. I can't delete them from desktop either because they will simply disappear from the folder as well, which isn't like the real folders. So my question is how do I get those folders back and get them to look and function the same?

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