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Peculiar GNOME / display resolution issue 13.1 upgradeview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hardware: Acer Aspire 5536, 4GB RAM, 320 GB hard disk, AMD Athlon X2 64, ATI Radeon graphics. Did a live upgrade from 12.3 to 13.1 by opting for Download first and then upgrade. Took me nearly 12 hours. After that, GRUB option 1, i.e., standard 13.1, does not boot fully. It goes to a white screen with a sad face saying something like "something went wrong, sorry'. (HowTos)

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SteamOS GNOME Screenshot Tourview story

http://news.softpedia.com – At our users' request, we’ve decided to create a quick screenshot tour of the brand new SteamOS Linux operating system from Valve, showcasing the GNOME 3 desktop environment used in the regular desktop mode. (IT news)

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Petra backports available in Linux Mint 13view story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – Introduction The most significant improvements in Petra are being backported to Maya. Among other things, this gives Linux Mint 13 LTS users access to the following packages: MDM 1.4 Cinnamon 2.0 MATE 1.6 The latest versions of mintwelcome, mintstick, mintnanny, mintupload, mintupdate, mintinstall, mintsystem, mintmenu and mintdesktop. How to To enable the backports in Linux Mint 13, follow the (Distributions)

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Gnome 2 desktop shortcut: Run a script having commands changing the environmentview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I want to launch a script (that ultimately launches an editor) with a single click in GNOME 2. To this end I have a script which sources the environment variables first and then ultimately launches the editor. (HowTos)

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Help needed: tearing with radeon driverview story

http://phoronix.com – Hi all, I need help with tearing on the open source radeon driver. I have finally switched on my AMD GPU after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 (which uses Linux 3.11) and setting radeon.dpm=1, but I have tearing when I run Steam games that I couldn't fix after spending hours Googling for a solution. (HowTos)

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Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop package installed, but can't launch "gnome-terminal", "cannot open display"view story

http://superuser.com – I have install ubuntu desktop packages on a 12.04 LTS server. X server comes up fine, GUI works fine without any issues. However, when I tried to issue a terminal, I get "Cannot open display", I find this strange since the X Display is running. Here is a link to my screenshot I took from VNC viewer http://i.imgur.com/7fry2rK.png?1 (HowTos)

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Icons in Gnome Shell Sidebar Too Large -- Sidebar & Windows Flickersview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi all, the most recent update to Gnome 3.10.2 (Sabayon Linux 64 Bit) seems to have botched the sidebar on the left-hand side of my desktop. The icons are larger than before and, I assume, since not all application icons can by displayed vertically, the dock flickers and moves somewhat up & down. (HowTos)

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ICE default IO error handler doing an exit(), pid = 11281, errno = 4view story

http://stackoverflow.com – One of our PyQt app throwa an error about ICEAuthority as below and exit - ICE default IO error handler doing an exit(), pid = 11281, errno = 4 On looking at trace, we see the following - write(25, "\1\0\3\200\3\0\0\0\3\0\0\0\t\0\0\0\10\0\0\0\1\0\0\0\377rtStyle", 32) = 32 read(25, 0x16a67f0, 8) = ? (HowTos)

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Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop package installed, but can't launch "gnome-terminal", "cannot open display"view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have install ubuntu desktop packages on a 12.04 LTS server. X server comes up fine, GUI works fine without any issues. However, when I tried to issue a terminal, I get "Cannot open display", I find this strange since the X Display is running. Here's a link of the screen I took from VNC viewer (HowTos)

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Ubuntu-Based Pinguy OS 13.10 Beta 3 Uses GNOME 3.10 Instead of GNOME 3.8view story

http://news.softpedia.com – The Pinguy development team has just announced that Pinguy OS 13.10 Beta 3 is now available for download. Pinguy OS 13.10 Beta 3 is based on Ubuntu 13.10, which is quite different from the base distro, which only features GNOME 3.8. This third Beta version of the Pinguy OS 13.10 arrived fairly quickly after the previous one, featuring just a small number of changes. According to the developer, (IT news)