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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, full-...
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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 13....
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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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Text as block on Kali Linux Rolling after apt-get upgrade [closed]

I just installed Kali Linux Rolling and I run apt-get upgrade. When it finished on the tweak tool on the appearance tab in the cursor option, I get this text "Adwaita [][][][][][][][][]" instead of "...
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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 ...
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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 can I set the lock screen clock position in GDM3?

Already managed to change lock screen wallpaper, now I'd like to set the shown clock a few inches up in the screen. Where can I find this configuration?
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Dual Monitor on Arch Linux causes computer to not suspend

I've recently set up a second monitor for my laptop, and for some reason now after I close the lid the computer will just take my external monitor as my primary monitor and not suspend my laptop. I've ...
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Cannot connect to any host (including localhost) using PAC Manager on CentOS 7

I'm using following system: $ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core) $ uname -a Linux X 3.10.0-327.4.4.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 5 16:07:00 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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Service 'org.kde.kaccessibleapp' does not exist

I got this error in ~/.xsession-errors, openConnection: connect: No such file or directory cannot connect to brltty at :0 Service 'org.kde.kaccessibleapp' does not exist. There is no kaccessible ...
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Issues with Gnome window management in two display screens

I am troubleshooting this GUI application running multiple windows, some of which are small and made explicitly to stay on top of the main window (which usually stays on the first display scree). The ...
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Can we disable maximize button in any software(gedit or terminal)?

Can We disable maximize button in any software (Gedit &terminal) ? If yes then how?
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Gnome doesn't work in tty7

I am new to linux, and I am using Debian. Everything were fine, but after I have my first reboot, I got a black screen after boot in tty7. I switched to tty1 and did startx and it worked(I have ...
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How do I bind the Python interpeter to a key?

Currently I open the interpreter with a keybinding pointing to gnome-terminal --hide-menubar --full-screen then type python I want to open it directly. I've tried: gnome-terminal --hide-menubar --...
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How to execute a command on window focus/unfocus?

I'd like to execute xinput disable bcm5974 when Gnome Terminal (and maybe some other application) gets focused, and xinput enable bcm5974 when it loses focus. This is because libinput and my macbook'...
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Touchpad scrolling is very jumpy on Wayland

I've just switched from Xorg to Wayland, which means I've also switched to libinput. I'm also using GNOME 3 and GDM. Since switching, scrolling has become very jumpy. As I drag two fingers ...