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Changing keyboard settings for Spanish

I'm using Debian 8.2 Jessie. I'm in argentina, and my system is not configured for my keyboard with Spanish layout. What packages do I need and what to do with them? If I go Gnome's settings > ...
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CentOS 7.1 - how to install gnome commander

I have CentOS 7.1 and cant install gnome Commander. I dont see it in the Software module as well as yum install gnome-commander does note see the package. I tried RPMs from ...
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Notifications not shown in Gnome 3 when using a fullscreen window

I use application windows in fullscreen a lot, coupled with the workspace switcher. I have one problem though, I never get notification popups when I have a fullscreen window focused. If I switch to a ...
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Fedora UI Themes

I have recently installed fedora 23. Then I decided to change the UI theme.I have installed gnome-tweak-tool, installed User Theme Extention. Also I see that there are many themes in /usr/share/themes ...
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Autostarting shell applications using Startup Applications Preferences?

In gnome I run "Startup Application Preferences". After that I press add and in comamnd field I write: logkeys --start. However, logkeys doesn't auto start. How to fix it?
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Gnome/gdm can't press some key

I installed Gnome on Gentoo.Unfortunately,I found that pressing "s" won't work,just making current window lose focus.I tried xev,and found the following output: //When I preSS a: KeyPress event, ...
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Keyboard shortcut to paste to active window in GNOME (Fedora)

What I'd like to achieve is to be able to press a button (F9 in this case) and for a specific string to be "pasted" into the active window. (It's to save typing a very long password - I know, I'm ...
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Using VNC without unlocking the lock screen locally

Currently I use VNC to connect to a virtual desktop on my Fedora workstation, which for the most part works fine. But ideally I'd like to connect to my active session on the workstation and access ...
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Using Mutter as pure WM

I am making an Archlinux USB stick. For interface, I usually use GNOME, but it is so much heavy for a 16GB USB Stick. The last time I build an USB stick I used openbox, and I liked it, but I was ...
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Using native KDE app themes within Gnome

I'm using KDE frameworks 5 apps on the Gnome 3 desktop. They automatically assume the Gnome desktop's theming, and automatically switch to KDE theming when run on a KDE desktop. How can I disable ...
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RedHat/CentOS 7.1: Change names of Gnome workspaces

RedHat/CentOS 7.1.1503; GNOME Shell 3.8.4 I name my workspaces after current projects I'm working on (for 1-4 weeks). How can I rename them from "1" "2"... to something like "Vienna" "Berlin"? In ...
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No wifi networks show up in gnome settings

I've got a rather odd issue. I recently installed debian 8 on a Toshiba Kirabook and have some issues with the wifi. When going to the gnome wifi selection it says no networks available so I can't ...
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CentOS7: remove nvidia-x11-drv-340xx wants to uninstall the whole xorg

I need VNC xorg access to a headless server. So I installed, like I did for a twin one, Gnome and all the stuff. By mistake I had elrepo repository enabled, and when installing gnome I had it ...
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How to run a script after screen unlock under Gnome 3 with LightDM?

I'm on ArchLinux using Gnome 3, LightDM and Antergos/gnome-shell-extension-status-menu-buttons with light locker. I have a script that I need to run after every screen unlock, but so far I didn't ...
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Eclipse Mars won't start on ArchLinux with Gnome

I an trying to install Eclipse Mars on my ArchLinux but the application won't start. I use gnome for desktop environement. So I tried to launch it in console: eclipse -debug -consolelog the log ...
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How to customize window control buttons in gtk applications?

The main idea is to make window control buttons closer to each other. I've tried to find by myself but failed. Looks like that for gtk3-apps it is easier that for gtk2-apps. Beacause for gtk3 I found ...
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Error: “failed to connect to lvmetad” in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

My computer has a error that is preventing it from booting to the desktop. The error message is Warning failed to connect to lvmetad no such file or directory falling back to internal scanning ...
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Getting Dogtail to work with QT on GNOME 2

My question is in regards to GNOME 2 running on a CENTOS 5 box. I'm trying to get the Dogtail automation tool to work with my given box for the purpose of testing a QT application. Versions .7 (which ...
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gpk-application in Scientific Linux 6 is not listing any categories or packages

I installed the latest firefox 42 from the website and I installed flashplayer from Adobe's website also, it seems somehow Firefox does not recognize adobe flash player at all. So I downloaded the tar ...
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gpg2 decryption timeout/no secret key

I'm having an issue decrypting files with gpg2. I originally encrypted the files with gpg version 1.4. The machine I'm on now has both gpg (1.4) and gpg2. Decryption with gpg works just fine, but ...
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Fedora 23 Wayland On Dell Latitude E7440 Issue

I have a brand new 2014 Dell Latitude E7440 Computer with Intel i7 CPU and 16 GB Of Ram (No Touch). It runs Windows 10 very well. I changed to the newest Fedora 23 and had problems running the live ...
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Building specific GNOME release with JHBuild?

I use CentOS 7 and like it, but want to use newer gnome-shell releases, but would prefer the current stable release and not the development version. How do I choose/build a specific release (e.g. ...
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How to make Gnome 3 to restore application's window geometry?

I'd like to run GUI applications in the natural way, i.e. at the same geometry (size and position) as it was closed with. Current Gnome's behavior discourages a lot, as application's window appears ...
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Emulated Graphics on Arch Linux?

I've made an installation of ArchLinux on a new HP Envy 13 (i5-6200U). I've configured the distribution to use GNOME for the Graphics Display Manager (GDM). My trouble is that for a new laptop, the ...
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Which ecosystem have more active developers - kde or gnome?

and how to estimate these numbers (i.e. which metrics to calculate on which source code repositories)? Here is the list of KDE-applications repositories to count KDE developers: ...
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Why to write applet config for dbus?

There is a tutorial http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/matecorba_to_dbus#d-bus_service_file which says how to create DBus configuration file. But I don't understood, why it is required. The service is ...
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How to clear history from “Run Command” / Alt + F2 on gnome

How to remove the history from the Run a command window that opens up on Alt + F2 on CentOS 6 and above?
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Disable the number pad on my laptop [duplicate]

I want to disable the number pad on my computer altogether. Pressing the number pad keys should do nothing, neither insert digits/symbols nor move the cursor. (Why? Because my dog keeps pressing them, ...
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`gdm start` causes computer to hang

I'm having trouble getting my computer to run GNOME on my new installation of Arch Linux. When I run the command gdm start my computer hangs and I have to power it down. Alternatively if I run the ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst on Fedora 22 with GNOME?

today I installed AMD Catalyst on Fedora 22. After rebooting my computer, my screen was black. I have read several guidebooks, but I have not found a way to run "Catalyst" on GNOME on laptops. If ...
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Setting print page size in Evince

I'm trying to print PDF files from Evince, but US letter sized PDF's fail to print. Data reaches the printer, but printer refuses to output anything. Printer gets the data (it's indicated on the ...
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How to change colors for best appearance in Debian 8 Jessie

I just bought a new laptop and switched from Ubuntu to Debian 8 Jessie (I am using gdm3). I tried to install the proper drivers for my nVidia GTX 950 video card but I failed each time ( I messed up ...
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How to add workspace columns

I would like to leave unity for the moment and use gnome3. Is there a way to organize workspaces in 2 rows and 2 columns? That will make a total of 4 workspaces.
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GUI Authentication Requiring a Different User Auth

A few weeks ago a colleague signed into my Fedora 22 workstation. He too is a group admin. Ever since then whenever I attempt to install or unlock the "Authentication Required" modal requires his ...
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Default Folder Order in Gnome

How do I set the default folder order in Gnome? I'm talking about setting 'type order' as default so the folders will always be listed at the top, and other files after them. Here is the image: ...
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driver AMD Catalyst 13.1 for installation in Kali 2.0

Please help patch the driver AMD Catalyst 13.1 for installation in Kali 2.0 (Sana), these instructions(How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Kali 2.0 (Sana)?). Unfortunately my card ...
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Fonts problem with Debian 8.2

On some websites fonts look like as above.It,s happening in all browsers from iceweasel to chromium. My distro:Debian 8.2 with gnome 3.14.1 Graphics:Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset
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Unable to view some language fonts in Debian 8.2

They appear as small square boxes. My distro: Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit.
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Prevent monitors from going to sleep in lock screen on GNOME

I have two monitors running on my Fedora 22 machine, however due to this bug sometimes the second monitor will not wake up after the computer goes to sleep, requiring me to unplug the DisplayPort ...
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Able to connect to wifi fine in Debian w/GNOME, but in interface no networks are shown

I'm currently writing this on Debian, having connected to my wifi using commands from Terminal. However, the NetworkManager interface (top-right corner > Wi-Fi > Select Network) shows 'No Networks'. ...
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Activate window that was active before workspace switch when switching back

I use Debian 8 with Gnome. When I switch workspaces the current active windows looses it's focus (I think this is a default behaviour, rather than a bug). Is there a way to make gnome remember active ...
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Mount google drive on command line using gvfs-google

Recently, Arch linux ships gvfs-google package in order to mount Google Drive using Gnome Online Accounts (gvfs-goa). However, since I am using Cinnamon desktop rather than Gnome, it seems that this ...
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Make the mouse cursor on text areas narrower in Gnome and KDE

E.g. the select text cursors in all distributions and desktop environments I have tried are unusable. I need 1 pixel width and not 3 or more pixel width like it's currently on all DE including ...
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No windows frames on VNC screen

I am trying to configure good virtual desktop on my headless headless Ubuntu 14.04 server. Unfortunately, I see the following picture when open remote screen: I.e. windows have no frames and ...
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Codeblocks stop executing with gnome-terminal (linux)

I have Kali Linux, I have been using codeblocks and it worked fine with gnome-terminal, but a few days ago, it stop working. I write a c++ code, then build the file and execute, but when I execute, it ...
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vmware debian sid gnome mouse not working keyboard is fine

I have a issue in debian sid with the gnome desktop environment where my mouse does not work after login. My keyboard is still fully functional and I have tried reinstalling gnome and gdm3 through a ...
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Change alt/cmd preference fedora22

How do I switch my Control and Alt keys so that Fedora22 will behave like an OSX keyboard? I've found references concerning Ubuntu but they don't directly appear to work the same. Gnome's ...
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Ambient light sensor support in GNOME 3.18

I have a Dell XPS 13 Laptop (old series) with ArchLinux and Gnome 3.18. I've read in official gnome 3.18 release notes that If a light sensor is present, GNOME will now automatically adjust the ...
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Brightness falls at 0 when plugging second monitor

This only happens when using Gnome. I have an Acer Aspire V3-772GTX54206G1TMakk laptop with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M graphics card running Debian 8 (jessie) 64-bit, and I'm using Gnome 3.14.1. The ...
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Why can't I remove annotations in this PDF document?

I'm using GNOME "Document Viewer" for annotating PDF files. I can add annotations but am unable to remove them, despite following the instructions here. ...