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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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Login loop when trying Awesome with Gnome

I am trying to use the Awesome window manager with Gnome 3.16 in Ubuntu 16.04. Doing this is documented in several places: https://scaron.info/blog/awesome-with-gnome-on-ubuntu-14.04.html, https://...
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Double click selection in Gnome Terminal

Double clicking on a word in gnome terminal selects the whole word. Unfortunately, this selection doesn't include colons such that URLs aren't completely selected, e.g. with http://foo.example.org/ ...
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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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Linux disconnects monitor when it goes to sleep

When my LG W2442PE monitor goes to sleep, then -- I think -- Debian 8 considers it gone completely (as if it was unplugged), and Gnome reconfigures itself to use only one screen, the laptop internal ...
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Arch - prevent GUI from start

I just installed arch on a encrypted LVM. After the boot process gnome3 tries to start but it looks like I installed the wrong driver. The whole system freezes, its not possible to enter another tty. ...
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Dead key functionality with US-Intl layout in Fedora 23

I'm trying to use this to make the US international with dead keys layout function correctly -- the combination ' + c should give a ç instead of a ć, and more importantly, unsupported combinations ...
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How would I make this script more efficient? [closed]

I am writing a script that will systematically install Numix theme using gnome-tweak-tool. I want to make sure that I don't reinstall items if they are already installed, so I used which [name of ...
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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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Show all Breadcrumbs in Nautilus

is there an option to always display the full path as breadcrumbs in Nautilus (full path in text is possible via editing dconf). I think this is the default in Ubuntu, but I am using SLES here.
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Bash apt-get updater script via desktop laucher

I have a basic apt-get updater script that I am able to launch as root on GNOME3 via the main menu (alacarte). I'd like to be able to launch this script by double clicking via the desktop while signed ...
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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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Squares on Gnome 3 Title Bar

Good afternoon, Updated the Kali Linux and as a result, updated the Gnome to version 3.20.1, but is now appearing in the title bar (and other places in some Gnome applications) squares instead of ...
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window remains invisible on startup (Gnome 3 Centos7)

I have created a Vagrant box that is specific for our teams needs. I am running into an issue with a hidden window on the SOAPUI application and cannot resolve it after many hours of Google searching ...
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Gnome 3 top bar time display not abbreviating day correctly

On the top bar of my desktop where it displays the time (I'm using Debian Gnome 3), the display has suddenly stopped displaying the first letter of a day abbreviation. While the bar would normally ...
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Gray screen and cursor showing after login on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 and /boot/efi/ empty

So before I talk about my current problem I'll give a bit of backstory. In trying to fix a problem with my boot (fixing duplicated boot entries by moving two files in grub), I ended up breaking my ...
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Restrict Alt+Tab to the current monitor in Gnome 3

How can I tweak Alt+Tab in Gnome 3 so it will iterate windows only in the current monitor? I'm using ArchLinux.
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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. .header-bar.default-...
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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 4.4.5-...
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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 shortcut ...
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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 ...