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installed a docky to enhance the looks of Lubuntu.

Unfortunately, docky requires compositing to


work and Lubuntu doesn't come with compositing pre-installed. Further, opengl may be a tad bit
heavy for Lubuntu. Here xcompmgr actually comes to the rescue. It is not available in the
Lubuntu software center but in synaptic package manager. Else, just hit the terminal and run the
command
$sudo apt-get install xcompmgr
Once installed, put the command to autostart xcompmgr whenever Lubuntu starts, by typing the
following commands in the terminal
$gksudo leafpad /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart
Add @xcompmgr -n to the autostart file, save and close it. Restart to enjoy 3D docky!
Issue of Conky
As it is, conky lua may not work with Lubuntu. To make it work, open the conkyrc file, change
"own_window_type override" to "own _window_type desktop". And it will start working. Also,
add the conky command to the autostart file (as mentioned above) to make conky appear
automatically whenever you start Lubuntu.
Performance
Lubuntu beats any Ubuntu distro on resource consumption and smoothness of use. The distro
may be a bit difficult to configure than Ubuntu but runs on one-third of the resources. Also,
Lubuntu 13.04 consumes slightly lower RAM and CPU, on the same machine and under
identical conditions. And it is really fast!
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/wagungs/kali... raring main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/wagungs/kali... raring main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/wagungs/kali... raring main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/wagungs/kali... raring main
Ubuntu 12.04
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/wagungs/kali... precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/wagungs/kali... precise main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/wagungs/kali... precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/wagungs/kali... precise main
nano pgp-key
-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----Version: SKS 1.1.4
Comment: Hostname: keyserver.ubuntu.com
mI0ET324YwEEANbSlISrOlAGjxgFRxiN6jk0JIl/vxQ8lapRdxZ4DHDAQdXbX4AuigMBkP5e
sOxhMpDnkgMRtEVpaBMdQheA0/431pPQYqkr3jdeZw5JS5opiyJ4qr/QrcoSFHSluEkWkbZ6

RYOkA25vW31KK2FB2LQVRYk580llXAVgIUznm2ATABEBAAG0GExhdW5jaHBhZCBQUEEgZm9y
IHdhZ3VuZ4i4BBMBAgAiBQJPfbhjAhsDBgsJCAcDAgYVCAIJCgsEFgIDAQIeAQIXgAAKCRAb
IuuNj9/bVxabBADSGN8cp+hqkdZqwq263wdz/UGsiuB1bCrH06/HznC/ZC5rjfH3aQ1Dwwag
zYCrSD3c0cKNAqD10009N76RMlzZBH8kKL9khH3zPL/k4/lYuVP7y6NKFbBsnawEUc0mWcCa
mH4ScTdWWPXP/mOQiUUjnQ1bZhzpcbQOb+hEUAqExg==
=fJ+8
-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----Add PGP-KEY to Synaptic
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
deb-src http://http.kali.org/kali kali main non-free contrib
deb-src http://security.kali.org/kali-security kali/updates main contrib non-free
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Back Track
gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
Ubuntu 32bit
# Repository Backtrack
deb http://all.repository.backtrack-linux... revolution main microverse non-free testing
deb http://32.repository.backtrack-linux.org revolution main microverse non-free testing
deb http://source.repository.backtrack-li... revolution main microverse non-free testing
Ubuntu 64bit
# Repository Backtrack
deb http://all.repository.backtrack-linux... revolution main microverse non-free testing
deb http://64.repository.backtrack-linux.org revolution main microverse non-free testing
deb http://source.repository.backtrack-li... revolution main microverse non-free testing
wget -q http://all.repository.backtrack-linux... -O- | sudo apt-key add sudo apt-get update
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Calibre code
sudo python -c "import sys; py3 = sys.version_info[0] > 2; u = __import__('urllib.request' if py3
else 'urllib', fromlist=1); exec(u.urlopen('http://status.calibre-ebook.com/linux_installer').read());
main()"
To install Gimp
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gimp gimp-gmic gmic
sudo apt-get install gimp-plugin-registry
sudo apt-get install gimp-resynthesizer
Themes
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install deepin-gtk-theme deepin-icon-theme deepin-sc win-themes win-icons eos-gs
sudo apt-get install slidewall

sudoaptaddrepositoryppa:screenlets/ppa
sudoaptgetupdate
sudoaptgetinstallscreenlets

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/deepin-sc


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install deepin-software-center

Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrade

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thanks for the help,


i have a problem
that i never seen
before
I upgraded my
Ubuntu 12.04
64bit to 14.04
using the following
command:
$ sudo updatemanager -d
After that i can't
login to my user
account, when i
log it just flashes
and then it goes
back to the login
screen, but the odd
thing is that i cant
log with the guest
account. I tried to
create another
account but
couldn't log to that
account either.
Only the guest
account can login.
FYI i dont have
any graphic cards
like NVIDIA or
AMD.
[Solution]
Thanks to Jos i can
now login.
It wasn't loging

because the
permissions were
not right. To
change to the right
permissions i used
the following
commands.
sudo chmod -R
u+rwx /home/
[username] sudo
chmod -R
g+rwx /home/
[username]
upgrade login
14.04
edited
shareimpro
Apr 24 at
ve this
17:27
question

From the login screen, press


CTRL+ALT+F1 to get to a
prompt, and login. Check
the permissions and owner
of your home directory (ls
-l /home). Your home
directory should be owned
by your user ID. Jos Apr
24 at 16:24
It is already owned by my user and it has the permission
r-x, i changed the permission to rwx but that didn't
worked either. cesar.rickinho Apr 24 at 16:31
Ok i changed the permission of the user and the group of the user to rwx and it
worked. I am going to restore the original permissions to see if it will work,
but for now i'm going to see how the sytem is responding and if there is any
bug. Thanks for the help Jos. cesar.rickinho Apr 24 at 17:08
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2 Answers
active oldest votes
What worked for
the original poster
was: recursively
correcting the
permissions of
their home
directory.
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sudo chmod -R
ug+rwx /home/
[username]

answered Apr
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this answer

To be more specific, the problem is with the .Xauthority in


your home folder. You simply need to change its
permissions to yourself or, as it was in my case, it was
owned by root, so I needed to change the owner to my user.
This way you don't need to change the permissions for
every file in your home folder. Vtor Baptista May 5 at
2:35
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I tried this and it
worked for me:
sudo apt-get
install ubuntusession

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source:
http://ubuntuforums.org
/showthread.php?
t=2217895

Ubuntu 14.04 64bit locks up after login

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Today I installed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
64-bit. The
installation went
well with no sign
of issues.
On boot everything
seems fine until I
get to the login
screen. After
putting in my
password and
logging in the
login screen
disappears,
however unity
never loads and the
mouse and
keyboard become
non-responsive.
The only thing on
the screen is the
background image
for the desktop.
The only thing I
can do at that point
is force power
down.
Some other
possibly relevant
info:
Computer
is a Dell
Vostro 3300
with Nvidia
Optimus
(this laptop
model
came with
2 versions

of optimus,
mine is the
2nd version
that can
actively
switch
between
discrete/on
board and
does not
require a
reboot to do
so)
Unfortunate
ly Dell did
not supply
a way to
disable
Optimus in
BIOS on
this model.
Tried fresh
installs
from 2
different
flash drives
and 2 live
CDs.
No
problems
with
previous
installs of
12.04,12.10
,13.04 and
13.10.
Reinstalled
13.10 and
then
upgraded to
14.04 with
same
results.
Can
interact
with items

on login
screen with
no issues.
Not sure what to
try next?
nvidia-optimus
14.04 dell-vostro
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asked Apr 18
at 10:25
stalecheetos
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Press Alt+ctrl+f1,
login. Run sudo aptget purge nvidia*.
Reboot using sudo
reboot. Let us know if
this fixed the issue. Source:
2 days of banging head
with my laptop :(, After
removing bumblebee I was
in same state. Web-E Apr
18 at 16:40
No luck. When at the login screen Alt+ctrl+f1 cause the
system to lock up. I boot with failsafe graphics and was
then able to purge nvidia, however there were no nvidia
packages to remove. I am able to login to the guest
account as well as my account when in failsafe graphics
mode. stalecheetos Apr 18 at 21:10

I too was having the same problem I tried both 32 and 64 bit but same problem
then i downloaded kubuntu 14.04 it works perfect. then run the following
command : $ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop && sudo apt-get remove
kubuntu-desktop u will get full working unity ubuntu back.... tushargoyal
Apr 19 at 7:53
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1 Answer
active oldest votes

Issue resolved.
To remedy my problem
I did the following:

up vote 1 down vote

1. Boot into
failsafe graphics
mode and login
with normal user
(or boot to
terminal instead)
2. purge nvidia and
bumblebee if
installed sudo
apt-get
purge
nvidia*
bumblebee*
3. install nvidia
prime sudo
apt-get
install
nvidiaprime
4. Reboot
This resolved my issues
after a reboot. I was
able to login with no
issues and verify that
both graphics cards are
usable and that Nvidia
proprietary driver
version 331.38 is in use.

To install Kingsoft Office in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and
copy the following commands in the Terminal:

>> For 32bit


Terminal Commands:
cd && wget -O kingsoft-office-NoobsLab.deb
http://drive.noobslab.com/data/apps/kingsoft-office/kingsoftoffice_9.1.0.4280~a12p4_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i kingsoft-office-NoobsLab.deb

>> For 64bit


Add 32bit architecture to Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 14.04/Linux Mint 16
rm kingsoft-office-NoobsLab.debTerminal
sudo
dpkg --add-architecture i386 && sudoCommand:
apt-get updateTerminal Command:
Install 32bit libraries in Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/previous/Mint 15/14/13