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How to allow for caps-lock keyboard layout change

I am using a freshly installed Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04, and I want to set caps-lock to change keyboard layout (single key, not key combination). I used to have this Linux-mint, and I grew used to it. I ...
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Disabling system modal behaviour of GNOME 3 password prompts

When GNOME (Keyring, specifically) needs a password to add an SSH key to the agent, it pops up a system modal prompt to get the password from you. I use KeePass, so this means that if I forgot to copy ...
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Shared, read-write, photo directory tree, for normal users

I.e. what I want is the Linux equivalent of Windows Public/Pictures. The problem is that Linux file manager Nautilus doesn't apply default ACLs when you move a file into a folder/directory (nor good ...
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How to remove the border under the titlebar in Gnome 3.20?

In Gnome 3.20, I can no longer remove the small border under the titlebar using this snippet in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css (suggested here Reduce title bar height in gnome 3 / gtk+ 3). .ssd .titlebar ...
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GNOME 3 - Black border around window theme 'Bright'

I'm using GNOME 3. With the window theme Bright I get black border colors. I haven't had this trouble before in Debian. Images of it: http://anony.ws/i/2016/04/17/Screenshotfrom2016-04-17195440.png ...
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How do I connect to my public folder set up in gnome nautilus.

After enabling personal file sharing in the sharing settings of gnome it tells me to go to 'dav://manjaro', but if I try to connect using that address on a different computer on the same network it ...
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Gnome 3.20 graphical glitches when switching applications

Today, I upgraded from Gnome 3.18 to 3.20 and started experiencing some strange graphical issues when changing focus from one application to another, either by alt-tab or clicking the new window with ...
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How to change the titlebar height in standard GTK apps and those with headerbars/CSDs on Gnome 3.20

In Gnome 3.18, it was possible to change the titlebar height of all windows by changing the css in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css as per Reduce title bar height in gnome 3 / gtk+ 3. ...
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Gnome extensions are enabled but not working after system startup

I have Gnome 3.18 with some extensions installed. But for some reason I have to enter Extensions settings on Tweak Tool, disable and enable my extesions to get them to work. I've tried creating a ...
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unable to compile GNOME planner from source

I'm using fedora 23 64 bits here, i suppose i have all dev deps installed, however this last one i don't know how to solve: [sombriks@sephiroth planner]$ sh autogen.sh /usr/bin/gnome-autogen.sh ...
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keeping both activities and applications menu with GNOME3

By default the amazing extension "applications" replaces "activities", but I would like both to coexist on my top bar. What part of the .local/gnome-shell/extensions (or something similar) do I edit ...
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Xming for Linux? (Aka run a display/x11 server inside a window)

With Xming I can run an X11 server inside a window and then run mate-session to get a very fast remote desktop inside a window. On Linux, I'm not entirely sure how to X11 forward mate-session to just ...
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Cannot login into GNOME, kicking me back to login screen

I am not able to login into GNOME desktop, it happened yesterday after upgrade. In login screen, if I enter my password and press ENTER I am getting login screen again. System details: linux ...
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Cannot reassign shortcut SUPER+M under GNOME

Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.4.5-1-ARCH GNOME: 3.20.0 I am unable to make use of the shortcut SUPER+M. What I've tried so far: assigning the shortcut to the system's email program assigning the ...
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Configure GNOME/Wayland display configuration from command line

Is there a possibility to configure the monitor configuration of Mutter/GNOME shell from command line in a Wayland Session or is that not implemented until now? I have tried to change some things via ...
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Randomly Cycle Different Wallpapers On Each Monitor

So I've got a program called "Display Fusion" installed on my Windows drive, and I love it for literally only one feature: I can set it up to that each of my 3 monitors randomly changes the wallpaper ...
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Making task bar icons consistently appear to the right of applications and places (gnome 3)

My question is a highly specific one. I'm using version 3 of the gnome shell with the extension "taskbar", which displays icons of the applications currently running in the top bar. It's fantastic, ...
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According to what does GNOME purge the trash “30 days later”?

In GNOME 3.18 Settings > Privacy > Purge Trash & Temporary Files, one can configure the desktop environment to automatically empty Trash "after 30 days". The description here isn't very clear. ...
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Desktop Environment with good HiDPI support

My Lenovo notebook has a 14" display with 1920x1080 as native resolution. So running at this makes the UI elements very small, so I'm looking for a desktop environment (currently running bare Arch ...
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gnome-screenshot -a's annoying delay

I set a shortcut for taking a screenshot of an area (gnome-screenshot -a) but whenever I press it it's an annoying game of cat and mouse to get the cross-hatch which lets you select the area to show ...
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Disabling USB automount in GNOME3

I'm trying to disable the USB automount in GNOME 3.14.1 (debian Jessie). I've modified the gnome media handling using dconf-editor, my configuration looks like this: I'm not sure of what proces or ...
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Strange Ubuntu logout when manipulating DOM in Google Chrome

The context: in Google Chrome, in the the Developer Tools inspector, each time I try to move a DOM element, Ubuntu Gnome log me out without notice. I can't even take a snapshot of this, because I'm ...
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GNOME 3: How to display status of multiple batteries?

T400, Debian Jessie, GNOME 3.14 How can I see both batteries (main and ultrabay) when clicking on the battery icon? I looked for a suitable extension on http://extensions.gnome.org/ , but I didn't ...
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Change GDM display timeout

I need to change the GDM display timeout from 10 seconds to something more forgiving. That is to say, my screen shuts off after 10 seconds in the lock screen. I am running Fedora 23 with Gnome on a ...
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Emacs got blue background after upgrading to 3.20

OS: Archlinux Emacs: 24.5 Theme: Solarized-light It is ok before upgrading to gnome-unstable(3.20)
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Different ways of powering off

I prefer getting things done using the keyboard instead of the mouse. In Gnome to shutdown the PC, I have to click several times to shutdown my PC. I prefer to press Alt+F2 and type poweroff. My ...
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How to freeze the dash bar in Gnome 3?

I'm on a freshly installed Debian 8.3 (Gnome 3.14) and I can't find if it is possible to display the dash bar permanently (as a dock on Mac OS X). The dash is hiding automatically... This looks like a ...
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Get current screen brightness level

The brightness keys on my laptop work ok, and gnome shell displays a level bar when changing it. But the level bar doesn't display any values (absolute nor relative). How can I retrieve the current ...
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Blank desktop with Gnome in a virtual machine

I installed Debian (Wheezy 7.9) as a VM in VirtualBox. But looks like I have a Desktop environment problem: When I right-click on the Desktop, I get nothing (I'm supposed to get a menu). No ...
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Setting up Gnome 3

How can I: disable left hot corner in Gnome 3? make the favorites bar (or dock or what's it called?) to be shown always? is there any way to show (open) the list of applications like I can do in Mac ...
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how can i make trisquel look like gnome 3?

(I am a beginner and that's my first time with trisquel 7.0) i want to change the trisquel look to become like that i knew that trisquel uses GNOME 3.4.2 but it looks strange, so is there a way ...
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“Oh no! Something has gone wrong.”, archlinux 2016/02 with gnome3 display manager

I will post the content of the Xorg-log-file (/var/log/Xorg.0.log) of my archlinux 2016/02 right ahead. I do not really understand the message: Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X ...
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Gnome: How to add a program to be searched by Tracker (tracker-needle)?

Gnome 3.16 on Fedora 22: How to add a program to be searched by Tracker (tracker-needle)? I would like to have my mails (Thunderbird) be searched by Tracker, and I installed the right plugin that is ...
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Gnome freezes when waking up after a long blank screen

I am using OpenSUSE 42.1 with Gnome 3.16. My computer has an Nvidia display card (without the proprietary driver) and is connected to two external monitors (both on the same card). I usually use Win+L ...
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What is the equivalent of xset led 3?

I am using gnome on wayland on arch. I used to start my keyboards leds with xset led 3. How can this be accomplished while using wayland?
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Debian 8 - choppy sound

I've installed both Debian 8 and Windows 7 on my pc. The thing is, Debian audio drivers produce really choppy sounds. Windows works fine. After trying some methods from google, I actually feel more ...
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Gnome 3 how to disable Keyboard layout changeble order(list)?

Gnome 3 (3.14.2) on my CentOS changes keyboard layout order(list) after changing. It looks like this: I have 4 layouts: 'en - de - fr - sp', after I change layout from 'en' to 'fr' the order is ...
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How to install executables

I sometimes run into software that is not offered in .deb or .rpm but only as an executable. For example Visual Studio Code, WebStorm or Kerbal Space Programm. For this question, I will take Visual ...
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Top panel locked - can't add/remove from the panel

I'm using gnome 3.18 and I'm unable to add/remove items to the top panel. In previous versions I was able to ALT+Right click on the panel to bring up a menu of options. I've tried Super (winkey) + ...
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Create Shortcut to VMware

How would I create a shortcut to VMWare player on CentOS 7 desktop? A lot of people say it's not possible to create shortcuts on Gnome 3, I have seen it working with a special file, but i'm not sure ...
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How to lock keyboard layout on login screen in Gnome

I use Gnome 3.xx desktop manager on openSUSE 42.xx and two keyboard layouts. I would like to lock the keyboard layout on the Gnome login screen, so it is always US layout. Basically, I want logins and ...
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Thunderbird pop-up notifications

I have Debian 8 as my operating system with GNOME 3. I want to use Thunderbird as my desktop email client. I would like to receive emails without have Thunderbird always open. I was thinking about ...
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How to reach nm-connection-editor from the GUI in GNOME 3?

I am using RHEL 7 with GNOME 3. As far as I know, I can only configure an ADSL connection (via GUI) with nm-connection-editor. But where can I find a clickable symbol for the nm-connection-editor in ...
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USB stick read-only in GNOME/nautilus?

Funnily, my newly vfat-formatted USB stick is automatically mounted when I plug it in, nautilus sees it, I can access it, I can see the permissions in the nautilus right click dialog (755), I can ...
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Setup a WLAN to LAN bridge (fedora 22)

I would like my computer to (sometimes) act like network bridge. Meaning, when connected to my wifi, I'd like to connect another client (or even switch) to my lan port. (DHCP and NAT enabled, only ...
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Keyboard layout settings conflicting

I just changed my keyboard to an Ergodox with a US layout (previously it was Portuguese) I use Arch Linux with Gnome 3, so I went to the settings manager, and added US as the default keyboard layout. ...
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How do I change from gnome to i3 Debian 8

I have read all over the Internet about changing text files or running commands to change my wm but none of them work. I have looked all around the gnome lock screen for a button allowing me to change ...
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Create guest account in Gnome 3.18 on Arch Linux

I want a guest account just like in Ubuntu which has following features: It does not require password to login A new home folder (in /tmp if possible) is created with no data every time User data is ...
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Show desktop button for GNOME 3

https://www.gnome.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/activities-overview-940x529.png On GNOME 3, RHEL 7, how can I create a button that can be very easily reached with the mouse (only 1 click if anything ...
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Reduce title bar height in gnome 3 / gtk+ 3

I'm running gnome 3.18 and I would like to reduce the title bar height. Any ideas ?