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Forward Slash “/” key opening “Gnome Help”

I've done a yum update today (CentOS 7) and after that my forward slash key is now opening "Gnome Help" every time I press it. It is driving me insane because I have to use the numpad divide symbol to ...
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How to run gnome javascript extensions (gjs) from terminal

I created an extension for gnome shell and want to be able to start it using a keyboard shortcut (something like ctrl+space). I didn't find good documentation or tutorials that helped me creating the ...
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Dual monitors mirror each other

So I have two monitors for this desktop and both of them currently mirror each other. I'm on Fedora 23 running a Radeon R9 390 8GB. I've tried the proprietary ATI drivers and when I reboot I get grub ...
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Gnome 3.18 on Fedora 23: LibreOffice ugly appareance when change GTK theme

When i change the GTK theme (Gnome 3.18, Fedora 23) the LibreOffice appareance is completely changed, it's looks like the theme was removed. This is how LO looks with the Arc theme: How can I ...
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How to forbid the menu item selection by right click?

Clicking the right button prompts a context menu, then we can choose an item from the menu by a left or right click. However, it's really boring that we can use right click to select the item. ...
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how to configure syncevolution to access notes (text files) on owncloud server as evolution memo?

I wonder whether it can work, and if so how, to get evolution's view on memos to show notes (simple text files in a particular folder "Notes") on an owncloud server. I run owncloud 9 and think of ...
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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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Pressing holding middle mouse button and drag for rapid scrolling in gnome [duplicate]

I'm use to being able to hold down the middle mouse button then move my mouse up or down to quickly scroll up or down in Windows applications, which scrolls much faster then just scrolling the wheel. ...
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Where does Docky keep it's settings?

Specifically I'd like to know if there's a file I can back up/directly edit that contains which launchers are in which docks, and in what order, etc.
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How to install another desktop-environment in Linux (Gnome -> Xfce)?

I have to installed XFCE instead of Gnome in Arch. Apart pacman -S and pacman -R commands, what else should I do? Will I have to remove gnome from "recovery mode" or what? I guess it's not possible to ...
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How do I give a gnome boxes install access to the optical drive?

I am running windows 10 in gnome boxes. There is a tab for devices but the selection for cd/dvd appears to be looking for an iso file. I de-selected the .iso file used to install the instance, and the ...
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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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Debian: How to revert back to KDE after switching to GNOME?

MY machine is running Debian 8 "Jessie". I installed Gnome desktop environment by sudo apt-get install gnome now every time my machine is switched on I'm presented with Gnome desktop environment ...
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LightDM fails to load after system upgrade in Arch x64

UPDATE Kernel 4.4.5 itself is buggy. Downgrading to 4.4.3 solves the issue. Bug report has been filed. Today morning I performed system upgrade (07:44 AM IST). However, after restart (kernel was also ...
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Chrome in gnome to consume only available space?

System-left or System-Right binds the window to half screen size on the left or right side of the screen canvas. Assuming I have only 30% open on the right side how to make it consume only 30% of ...
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mplayer: Problem opening sound files, gnome-mplyaer works, why?

I'm new to this community and this is my first question. I am using Debian 8.3 Jessie and have two sound files a.mp3 and b.mp3 on my hard drive. I am using mplayer and gnome-mplayer to open these ...
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AMD Catalyst 15.2 doesn't detect my card

For installing AMD driver on kali sana, I followed this guide How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Kali 2.0 (Sana)? But whenever I try to Install catalyst 15.2, it can't detect my ...
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GDM not launching GNOME

So, I installed everything including Bumblebee, nvidia, intel drivers, and GNOME on my laptop. It worked fine at first. I noticed it said XServer could not be found while running nvidia-settings, so I ...
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Fedora Linux: transient failure downloading security updates

This is part N of "why aren't I getting security updates". What causes this one? OS: Fedora Workstation 23 Date: 2016-03-03 1. transient meaning failure, then success # dnf check-update Error: ...
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How to keep my cursor focus when switching of workspace if I have a fullscreened window on another screen?

Let's say I have, On screen 1: workspace A: a web browser, extended (not full-screened with F11, just maxed out). workspace B: a terminal with Vi for example. On screen 2: a web browser, ...
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pdf viewer with two-sided option

I am looking for a pdf viewer, that is able to show two pages side-by-side, like they would be printed in a book. (Just like Preview does on Mac OS X) I am using GNOME on Debian and already looked ...
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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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What is the most resource hungry Linux distribution? [closed]

Trying to find the Linux distribution with the highest system requirements? What is the most demanding of all the Linux OS according to the published minimum specifications of each distro? Based on ...
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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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Change how Dolphin looks and behaves (GTK / KDE)

I am using KDE Plasma 5 under Arch linux. After using the Gnome environment for testing, my file manager Dolphin is a little confused about what to wear. Now it looks and behaves like under Gnome. For ...
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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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Connect gnome-system-monitor to another (headless) machine

This might be a shot in the dark, but I am wondering if there is a way that I can connect my system monitor on my computer to my headless box. It would be awesome to somehow use that interface ...
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Touchpad gesture on wayland gnome 3.18

I am Using gnome 3.18.2 on wayland. I know there is support for touchpad gesture in wayland but how do I configure it?
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How to fix missing Wireless applet on Debian 8 Gnome Desktop Environment?

i have installed a 64 bit live Debian 8 Gnome desktop environment on virtual box for testing purposes so later I can do a hard disk install on laptop i can see a wired network manager, but i cant see ...
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Can someone point me to documentation for key, value pairs for autostart desktop files

I've been searching for documentation for the key,value pairs in the gnome desktop autostart files. I have 4 virtual desktops/workspaces that I switch between and I want to autostart applications in 3 ...
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GDM doesn't start - Kali Linux

I've been having this problem since I installed genuine Nvidia GeForce drivers for my graphics card. My system boots normally, but when the login screen should show only black screen shows. The only ...
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Gnome shell on debian use to much resources

I recently install debian 8 on my system and install gnome. But after working for couple of minutes I notice that my battery is discharging very fast. So I check CPU usage and it using half of CPU ...
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Central solution for switching proxy settings

At work we have a proxy server, at home I do not have one. In total I have 5 virtual machines and a bunch of other programs which do not support using the system proxy settings. When I come home from ...
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RHEL6 && OEL6 How is $DISPLAY determined on startup?

I'm experiencing inconsistent $DISPLAY variables on my OEL6 servers which have caused quite a bit of trouble with socket files. I have found surprisingly little on what actually sets the environment ...
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Configure power button - OpenSUSE LEAP 42.1

I use the method described in this question to configure systemd to power off the laptop when the power button is pressed. (I.e., edit /etc/systemd/logind.conf.) This worked perfectly with OpenSUSE ...
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unable to add IPSec IKEv2 profile on Fedora 22/23

it should be something really simple, but I cannot add IPSec IKEv2 profile in Network Manager settings, Add button is greyed out. Does anyone know?
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ERROR: make sure the Makefile and checksum file (/usr/pkgsrc/x11/gtk3/distinfo) are up to date

To install Gnome on NetBSD, I did so: #cd /usr/pkgsrc/meta-pkgs/gnome #make fetch-list|sh And waited until all dependencies downloaded, then typed: #make install clean Build started, and after a ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 remove left SUPER from window tiling

I have it so only right SUPER switches between desktop and overview via the setting in the tweak tool which allows me to use the left super key inside applications (which is great as Im coming from ...
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Elementary OS: Unable to launch pantheon

My system, which runs on Elementary OS, was acting up (package manager wouldn't open, system wouldn't restart, etc.) so I did a hard reset on it. Now when I boot it up and try to log in I get the ...
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Can't access to trash?

Whenever I try to enter into Trash Bin in Nautilus when a file is in it, an error message will display: Sorry, could not display all the contents of trash:///: Operation not supported. Neither sudo or ...
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tracker-thunderbird-plugin does not work

I installed tracker-thunderbird-plugin in order to have my emails indexed by tracker and integrated into Gnome search. Unfortunately, that doesn't work. Typing in any search string into Gnome's ...
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Unable to use Nautilus

I've got Trisquel 7 GNU/Linux distro, with GNOME 3.8.4. I'm finding impossible to create a folder in Nautilus, or drag and drop files into the Desktop, out of other options. I find this quite ...
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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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Understanding & setting up different input methods

I use Trisquel GNU/Linux 7.0 LTS with GNOME 3 Flashback Environment. I heard about three different input methods viz. ibus, xim and uim. And it seems ibus is pre-installed on my system. $ cat ...
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Run script on Gnome 3 suspend

I need to run a script on Gnome's standard suspend action (via top-right taskbar menu item, with Alt key pressed) Looks like Gnome doesn't use pm-utils, so I have no idea where to put my script
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disable USB on lockscreen [closed]

Hi we are hoping to do a research on how to block USB devices on lock screen in Linux GNOME environment. Any ideas on how to get started would be greatly appreciated. Any tutorials, links or basically ...
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How do I prevent unlocking the screen?

Use case: I want my screen to auto-lock when I unmount my USB drive. (That part is easy.) What's not so easy: I want the screen lock to require the USB drive and the password when I return. Thus, is ...
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Monitor auto-detect Ubuntu

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.04 on my desktop machine with two monitors attached. One monitor is NOT directly connected to my machine but wired through a HDMI-switch (so I can connect my PS4 or ...
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I cant find preference in centos 7

I just installed centos 7 and the desktop is missing the preferences section how can i add preferences to my desktop?
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Cannot run evilvte (VTE terminal emulator) as user - except via SSH

I have compiled evilvte from source, on an old Nokia N810 tablet. When I try to run it as user, it opens and then immediately closes. If I try as su root it works fine. I can also run run it as user ...