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)

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)

[UbuntuGnome] Dell XPS 15z + Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 - Noisy, Hot, Low Batt. life EVEN w/ TLPview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I have a Dell XPS 15z (L511z) with Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and I have always had a problem (even after installing TLP and doing other things) with a very hot surface, a noisy maxed RPM fan, and a low battery life. I have really had a problem since version 12.04. THE ONLY THING THAT HAS EVER HELPED WAS LAPTOP MODE TOOLS. (Hardware)

Geary 0.5.0 Email Client Is Now Available for Downloadview story

http://news.softpedia.com – On December 12, the Yorba Foundation has unofficially announced that a new version of its Geary email client for the GNOME desktop environment reached version 0.5.0 and it’s available for download, or update where appropriate. (IT news)

[ubuntu] x.org falls back to vesa, no mouse/wifi. Weirdest case in my 10 years useview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – After using 12.04 (amd64) on my laptop happily for 1.5 years, last week, suddenly these happened all at once: 1. Mouse: Mouse not moving. Both built-in touchpad and USB mouse stop responding. lsusb shows they are attached and recognized by name. 2. WIFI: network-manager applet no longer give a list of wifi. 3. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] how to remove gnome unity interface on the server?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am using 10.04 on a server. I want to remove the gnome unity interface from the server. What is the best way to uninstall it? (Hardware)

Issues with UEFI and startup diskview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – After hours of searching and trying different things I have yielded no results and need help figuring this out. I got a new dell inspiron laptop, intel pentium processor. Its my first computer with a efi bootloader. As soon as it was out of the box I was installing Ubuntu Gnome remix 13.10. I booted from usb created by unetbootin from a Windows 8 prompt. It booted and installed. (Hardware)

.XCompose instructions in help wiki broken in 13.10?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I set up my system ages ago to use custom .XCompose mappings by switching to XIM. They no longer work as of Saucy. (Hardware)

LXer: ROSA 2012 R2 Screenshot Tourview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: ROSA is announcing a new major release pack for the 'R' series of its distributions - the ROSA Desktop Fresh R2. The 'R' lineup is targeted to the experienced users who care for fresh updated versions of the software and for those with new modern hardware. The R2 release includes all the updates, bug fixes and features added since the R1 release. (HowTos)

How to run Evolution email in KDE?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Current setup is Debian 6 using Gnome and Evolution. I want to switch to Debian 7 using KDE, also using Evolution email. Debian 7 has been installed on a separate HD, with both Gnome 3 and KDE environments. How can I start Evolution email when using KDE? Generally, how can I start applications from Gnome when using KDE, or vice-versa? Thanks (HowTos)