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How can I bring a background GUI job to the front of my desktop?

In Lubuntu 18.04, I have many background GUI jobs running in a bash shell. Among them, I have a evince process running in background: $ jobs | grep evince [29] Running evince ...
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“black hole” for minimized windows

I have Dell-Precision laptop with ubuntu 14.04 installed; using KDE. As a result of my minor (and failed) attempts to get an extra widget into bottom bar, something funny happened: Whenever I call a ...
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Running commands on user login?

First before anything I have installed a Ubuntu 16.10 After I installed it I have a tty1 open. I have installed Xorg and xfwm4 (X Window Manager) If I do following: tty1: login type: startx tty2: ...
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“File”, “Edit” etc. Will Not Show Up On Cinnamon Desktop Ubuntu 16.04LTS

I recently switched to the cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I am wondering why the window options such as "File" and "Edit" aren't showing up at the top of my windows. Occasionally they show ...
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swap windows with dash script

I have written a bunch of dash scripts that resize and move windows for better efficiency. The structure is the following: i have a row of 8 windows that are stacked to the bottom of my screen, like ...
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using left mouse button to move window can cause freeze (XFCE4/Ubuntu 15.10)

I use xfce4 under Ubuntu 15.10. Fairly often some action with my mouse causes the cursor to change into the closed hand icon and my session freezes in a useless state. When this happens the cursor ...
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Why Linux games are less performanced than Win 7?

I had Windows 7 x64 and now I have Ubuntu 14.04 on notebook HP 4535s. I expected games to be faster in Linux than on Windows because of fewer machine requirements. But it isn't so... E.g., games via ...
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Automatic shut down of Ubuntu 13.04 along side Windows 8

Things with Ubuntu were working absolutely fine, but suddenly, the laptop started overheating whenever I logged into Ubuntu. And that lead to automatic shutdown. I realised that it was definitely due ...
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performance wise: running photoshop cs6 on wine is same as on windows?

I got bored of windows, the viruses, slowdown of system over time. I would like to switch to ubuntu, wanted to by emulating photoshop on wine, is the performance of photoshop is as fast of windows? ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a system where is already Mint and Windows 7?

I have already installed Linux Mint on Windows 7 so now I have dual boot with Linux Mint and Windows 7. They are both on diferent partitions. I have 1 free partition left. The question is how to ...
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How to make LXTerminals open maximized in Lubuntu 11.04?

I have Lubuntu 11.04, I start my terminal sessions with a shortcut. The annoying thing is that the terminal windows are never maximized when I launch them, so every time I launch a terminal I must ...