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How to define application-specific hotkey that overrides global hotkey?

On Windows, there's this tool AutoHotkey, it allows you to define application-specific hotkey for any application. I want to do the same thing on Linux: I have a global hotkey for language toggle (it'...
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MTP device not opening on Kali Linux

Good afternoon, I have Kali Linux Rolling 2016.1 installed on harddisk. Over the past 30 days , I started to have some problems to mount a mtp device (a Galaxy Tab 3). The device appears as ...
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Upgrading to Fedora 24 without updating the font

Fedora 24 includes an update of its default font Cantarell but I prefer the old version: How can I upgrade from Fedora 23 to 24 and keep the old font (or at least configure font rendering such that ...
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GDM not launching gnome-session after installing nvidia drivers

I recently tried to install nvidia drivers on my arch system (regular nvidia). After running all the tools and commands from the arch wiki, I rebooted my system. Everything worked fine and the GDM ...
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Gnome-terminal start error

When I execute the command "screenfetch" in gnome-terminal, try to open the terminal again, the terminal will not run; if you open the gnome-terminal on the other terminal, just can open it; The most ...
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Should I run Gnome keyring the only way to be to connect to wifis?

I'm on Arch/Xfce. I can't connect to some(!) wifi wpa2/psk hotspots when Gnome keyring isn't running. I'm on xfce and have now cheched "Run gnome services on startup". And now I'm able to connect to ...
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Cannot save changes made in gnome-settings

I have a fresh install of fedora 24. I have some issues with not being able to change anything in Gnome. Ex: I go to All Settings -> Power and want to set the time to go to blank screen to: Never. ...
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Arch linux and Gnome tap to click does not work

I am a bit new to arch linux and am having trouble getting tap to click to work. I am not completely sure how the stuff works so I am going to tell you what I did. Firstly, after the basic arch ...
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Centos 7: Gnome-Shell in Multi-User.target/Runlevel3

i have a server on which have installed CentOS 7, Server with GUI. now, i have set my server to boot to multi-user.target isolation level (or run level 3 in old speak). i am unable to understand why ...
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Creating a specific chrome window and use it as drop-down search window

I am using a simple script runs as "toggle.sh process1" which toggles visibility of process1 if it exists and if it doesn't exist then it launches process1. It is really simple but useful. I use it ...
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Flashing cursor artifact in CentOS 7

I'm using CentOS 7 with GDM/GNOME 3 on a Dell laptop. I'm using the kmod-nvidia drivers with Bumblebee to support the laptop's Optimus capabilities. In the graphical environment starting from the ...
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How can I add a user-chooser to all system dialogs?

Below is an image depicting my problem. The only user that appears to be authorized to make printer changes is root. I have seen, in the past, the exact same dialog that has a user-chooser where users ...
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specify X11 or WM property (xprop) when lauching application

I have a x11 gui application running on GNOME (Fedora 24), which by default launches using the light GTK theme. I would like to make it use the dark GTK theme variant, and found that after launching ...
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Awesome TM gnome-screensaver lockscreen command not working

My friend recently introduced me to the Awesome tiling window manager. I was trying to manipulate the rc.lua to configure it to my liking. Can someone tell me why this command doesn't take effect: ...
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gnome-shell takes over the CPU

I have Debian 8.5 with the gnome desktop. Very often the gnome-shell is using the CPU over 70% (sometimes over 100%). Why is this happening? mostly until now when I run a python-pygame project CPU ...
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Keyboard shortcut to show all workspaces in Gnome

What is the keyboard shortcut in Gnome (on Debian jessie) for showing all the workspaces in one window? Something like super-W in Ubuntu.
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Cannot start xorg, but I can login on wayland

after doing this and this this with the purpose of installing my AMD fglrx proprietary graphics driver (radeon 6630m-intelhd3000 integrated on lenovo thinkpad e420), after many hours with virtual ...
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OCRFeeder installation: “failed to find required GObject Introspection module GooCanvas”

I am attempting to install GNOME OCRFeeder on Debian Jessie (i.e. current, up-to-date Debian Stable) by following the instructions in the OCRFeeder README: $ git clone git://git.gnome.org/ocrfeeder $ ...
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Login Screen Display Not Working

I'm running a kali linux 2 system with Intel HD Graphics 5500. It originally came bundled with GNOME 3 however I quickly changed to XFCE due to preferences. However in about 2-3 weeks of usage I ...
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GTK gtkdialog window to make a link

I'm trying to make a pop window that lets you select a dir . in the back ground this will make a link to that dir. im using bash scripting and gtkdialog /home/rich/movies --> /home/rich/content/...
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How do I set Gnome as default DE if I am already using Cinnamon?

I think (let's be clear maybe I am complete wrong) I have installed Gnome by running the following command: yum groupinstall "GNOME" Now I want to get rid of Cinammon and use Gnome by default but I ...
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Tearing on Gnome 3 in arch linux with nvidia

I have been experiencing a lot of tearing in gnome3/steam games while using the nvidia driver. I have been trying a lot of fixes such as adding triple buffer into xorg.conf; adding CLUTTER_PAINT=...
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Debian GNOME: touchpad settings missing. Use libinput instead of synaptics

I recently did a clean install of Debian GNOME and updated from stable to testing. Before updating to testing, I had several GUI settings for my touchpad. After updating, they are gone as shown in the ...
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Arch+GNOME : Oh no! something has gone wrong

I installed Arch linux 2016 and instaled the following packages in this order : nvidia and nvidia-libgl (then rebooted) xorg xorg-server xorg-server-utils xorg-apps gnome gnome-extra My system ...
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Choice between Dolphin and Nautilus

Clicking "Open File Manager" in the popup menu of Kate (KDE text editor) Open dialog I usually got Dolphin. Now clicking the same, I get Nautilus. How to get Dolphin back? Debian Linux "testing" ...
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Redhat & GUI/GNOME Struggle?

We have in our Company SysAdmin so damm stupied and lazy. Everytime I ask him for a Redhat Virtual Machine(VM),He just deploy a ready template with GUI and lot of package,a lot I think he just install ...
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Executable of the GNOME keyboard layout applet?

What is the executable of the GNOME Keyboard Preferences applet that lets you visualize available keyboard layouts? I am not running GNOME anymore, but I would still like to use that applet. I know ...
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How do I get rid of this weird padding around the windows of gnome apps?

This is a screenshot of what it looks like with gnome-calculator: How can I get rid of the weird padding? Using cinnamon on fedora 24 in case that matters. Arc-theme as well.
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Middle click detected by xev, but nothing responds to it

I'm running Antergos (Arch 4.6.2.1-ARCH), and am using a Corsair K70 mouse. I first noticed this problem when I went from Manjaro KDE edition over to Manjaro's Gnome edition, at which point Firefox ...
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How to create a default system wide dconf setting starting from just created ad-hoc user config?

I'm in need to standardize (a default standard desktop configuration for all existent and new users) a GNOME environment starting from an existent configuration of an ad-hoc created user. What I have ...
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Custom command when pressing Power Button on GNOME 3.20

I'm using GNOME 3.20 (on Archlinux, with systemd and no acpid). Since GNOME only allows three options as actions for when pressing the power button (hibernate, sleep, or nothing), i'd like to execute ...
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Accessing /home fails in gdm PostSession script

I am trying to have a script do some cleanup items when a user logs out of Gnome2 on Redhat. I tried making a script in /etc/gdm/PostSession/Default and it can't access /home. #!/bin/sh ls -l /home &...
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Enable touch screen on CentOS 7

I have CentOS 7 installed as a guest OS inside VirtualBox running in a Windows 8.1 host machine. The host is a notebook computer with a touch screen. The windows host can accept touch screen ...
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How to open a new terminal from my working folder in Solaris 10?

In Solaris 8, I could to ctrl+t to open a terminal from the file manager. But in Solaris 10, I can't seem to be able to. I try to create a shortcut key by gnome-terminal, but the pwd is always my ...
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Ubuntu Gnome stuck in startup(gnome logo) sometimes

I pick a(successful startup) and b(fail to start) dmesg file, hope someone can help me differ the file and find out why sometimes my ubuntu system fail to start(it frozen before login interface ...
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The snapshot is masked, not in raw colors

I capture screen using gnome-screenshot 3.18.0. When we select the region to capture, the region is masked and becomes blue. When saving to picture files, the snapshot is expected to be back to raw ...
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Gnome finds no audio devices

I've installed ArchLinux on a Dell XPS 15 L521X. For some reason when Gnome boots it finds no audio devices. If I switch to a virtual terminal and use the terminal based music player cmus to play ...
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stopping terminal command gnome-open from opening files as maximised

when I use the terminal command 'gnome-open' for opening files it causes them to always open as maximised, this is a problem because in its maximised form I can't change its position and size using '...
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How to Setup Triple Monitors with Kali Linux?

I installed Kali Linux 2 on my laptop and need to configure a triple monitor setup with it. At the moment, I have a Belkin Dual DVI docking station and a Startech DVI to USB 3 converter. On Windows 7, ...
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Tring to install Atom Text Editor on my Arch by using Yaourt

I am currently trying to install Atom Text Editor (atom-editor on Yaourt). However I get the errors below: ==> Downloading atom-editor-arch PKGBUILD from AUR... x .SRCINFO x .gitignore x PKGBUILD ...
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How do I specify the programs that I want to run when the computer boots ? [Arch]

I am currently using Arch with the GNOME desktop environment. I do not know where to specify the programs I want to run automatically when the computer boots. If there are multiple methods (GUI or non-...
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gnome-tweak-tools statup applications location

Where does gnome-tweak-tool save startup jobs? I'd like to find where gnome stores its startup jobs and the way it configures its files I have been searching for hours and i couldn't find anything, ...
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How to show my Firefox icon on my panel (GNOME)?

I am new to Linux (I've been studying it for just about few days, and I have just installed Fedora workstation on my desktop.), and I downloaded Firefox Developer Edition for just testing it. I can ...
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How to change the default editor of GNOME?

gedit is the default editor of GNOME, how do I change it? I modified the file /etc/gnome/defaults.list, then rebooted the system, and it works.
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Gnome with Xmonad crashes on login

I recently discovered Xmonad, and installed it on all of my computers; however, on my desktop computer, vanilla xmonad has mirrored screens and poor resolution. The 'gnome with xmonad' desktop ...
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Tmux shortcut problem

While using Tmux, I tried to maximise the current pane using <prefix> z, and had a bit of a keyboard fail and accidently held down the prefix keys while pressing z, instead of letting go of the ...
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Can I re-direct an existing (entire) gnome-session's display to a remote work station?

So instead of using VNC for example - I could actually run a command on my home-fedora terminal and have my work-fedora existing gnome-session appear at home?
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Gnome 3 is not allowing me to login as root

I tried to login as root in gnome 3 like so: I pressed Not listed?, then I typed in root as username then I typed in my root password, but it says That didn't work.
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“Files” (Nautilus) not opening from dock

First time Ubuntu Gnome user here! For some reason, "Files" (Nautilus?) will no longer open from the dock. When I click on "Files", nothing happens at all. However, when I run nautilus . from ...
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gnome desktop is making automatic annoying pronunciation sounds?

for example when i put my mouse pointer to applications.It says "windows applications label" when i go to network mangager -> wifi it spells the words on each and every setting where my mouse goes. ...