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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. https://help.gnome.org/users/evince/stable/...
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Can't open terminal because of settings

Hello. I have a problem with my terminal: I can't open it. I have done a thing like written here I have checked 'Run a custom command instead of my shell' and typed in 'echo Hello World'. Now I can't ...
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Give non root user permission to mount NTFS partition

When an external storage device like a flash drive is plugged in, it gets automatically mounted without any root authentication by nautilus. But why does mounting NTFS partitions within the same ...
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Real GNOME Wayland session

I'm trying to test a "real" wayland gnome session. I know that not all applications can run on Wayland natively (for this we have XWayland) but at least I would like to have GTK+ applications to do so....
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VNC connection to a Linux VM just shows a gray screen… but isn't gnome running?

I have a few years of experience with using Linux on the command line, but this is my first time trying to set it up with a GUI. I'm on CentOS 7 (64 bit) and I've run the following commands: yum ...
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Debian 8 Gnome 3 recognizes Bluetooth speaker as input device

I'm using Debian 8 with Gnome 3 on a laptop with the bluetooth that comes with the 7260ac wifi card. 50% of the time my Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker can connect with the laptop successfully ...
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Black graphics glitch on CentOS7 GNOME

ISSUE - Every so often any dialog box, newly opened window, etc will be black. I do not know the exact cause. I notice at times opening PDFs or using Tab Groups on Firefox (latest ESR) will do the ...
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Reduce size of Gnome 3.10/3.14 Title Bar

I need to reduce the size of the title bar on all Gnome applications on an Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome 3.10/3.14 installation. The recommendation of adding configuration to .config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css did not work....
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Why doesn't Google Chrome show up in the “Default Applications” list in Gnome 3?

I'd like to configure Google Chrome as my default web browser on Arch Linux. I've already done the following: Made sure I have a ~/.local/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop which has an Exec ...
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Can't change mouse speed in fedora

I have cinnamon installed in fedora. I also have GNOME desktop. I switched to GNOME and all of a sudden my mouse got a lot faster. I then went back into cinnamon and went to the control panel to ...
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Starting GUI Apps from Terminal, keeping the same terminal for other use

When we start some GUI apps from the terminal, it gets started up. For instance I run nautilus from terminal. I type: user@system ~$: nautilus It gets started. But the terminal keeps printing its ...
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How can I set a label on a dm-crypt+LUKS container?

I just received a new USB flash drive, and set up 2 encrypted partitions on it. I used dm-crypt (LUKS mode) through cryptsetup. With an additional non-encrypted partition, the drive has the following ...
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Which Desktop Environment do I have? [duplicate]

I have been given a computer with Arch linux (I am used to Ubuntu). I want to know which desktop environment is installed (if any). I cannot tell based on the firefox window I am looking at. My ...
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What does this GNOME button do? [duplicate]

I am running GNOME 3.14.4 and I can't find what is the purpose of one of the bottom buttons in the GNOME system menu. The four bottom buttons can be used to, in order: Access system settings ? ...
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Drawings, clocks and other designs not showing up on conky, only text is being shown

I am trying to use conky on elementary os. But any widget with some form of design is not showing properly on my system. If this is not the correct place to ask this question, please redirect me. ...
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Centos Server - Hide gdm 3 user list [duplicate]

I have a server running CentOS 7, using gnome desktop 3. I’m trying to hide the user list and I’ve followed these steps: Edit /etc/dconf/db/gdm.d/00-login-screen and set [org/gnome/login-screen] ...
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Desktop Environment of kali linux

Whats the desktop environment in kali linux 2.0 (sana) I am to able understand because they have some mixture of gnome + cinnamon and tell me how can i do this with my fresh debian installation
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Logitech t630 and GNOME shell

I'm using the Logitech t360 bluetooth mouse with GS 3.16. It work fine, but according to this it should have various options for gestures (on windows). In Linux, scrolling works fine and also two ...
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vpn is disabled when connecting through gnome-ppp

I am connecting my reliance modem through 'gnome-ppp'.As it connected to internet successfully, i could not connect to my saved VPN. The VPN(all saved connections) connection is disabled. Please help ...
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Nautilus context menu option to create new file

I use Nautilus 3.10.1 on Trisquel 7.0 GNU/Linux. In context menu, there is no such option like create new file/document. So, I want to add such an option (which may work like that of existing option: ...
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Failed to disable shortcut on ubuntu14.04 and debian8

I used: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings switch-applications "[]" gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings close "[]" to disable Alt+Tab and to disable Alt+F4 respectively. In ...
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Linux debian based new distro development [closed]

I try to make debian based distro but confused because the size of debian is already 12 gb then how can i make it small ( i.e lesss than 2 gb ). If possible plz tell me steps what further i should ...
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Is Ubuntu Gnome lighter than original Ubuntu flavor? [closed]

I'm trying to install linux dual boot on my mac. I'm am looking for something light, and I noticed the original Ubuntu flavor has a lot of add-ons. So my question is, is Ubuntu Gnome lighter?
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Gnome - input source not working

I have Elementary OS and there is problem if custom keyboard layout should be added, because currently the switchboard-plug-keyboard uses hardcoded layouts from data/layouts.txt and does not scan /usr/...
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Get the list of applications in the Gnome-menu command

Which command can I use in order to get the list of application names in the gnome-menu, linux?
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Can't change default programs in Properties after installing “gnome-defaults-list”

I installed "gnome-defaults-list" from AUR, it's /etc/gnome/defaults.list file. (I don't know exactly whether this caused the error.) Today I see that I can't individually change the default programs ...
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Make Applications open the Overview Screen

When clicking "Applications" on the top-left in Fedora the overview screen appears. However in CentOS this opens a Windows-like start menu. Is there any way to make this open the overview screen ...
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X stopped working

A couple of weeks ago I made a system upgrade (aptitude upgrade) on my Debian Stretch x64 system. I finished my session normally, but since then I cannot access X anymore. When I turn on my computer, ...
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How to install indicator-cpufreq on fedora 22?

I'm new on fedora and I would like to know how to install the little applet named "indicator-cpufreq" on my fedora laptop cause my i7 4700HQ burn over 90°C after few seconds when the average cpu ...
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Using remapped Left Control <LCTL> key as shortcut

I have remapped the <LCTL> key to Tab in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/en using key <LCTL> { [ Tab, Tab, Tab, Tab ] }; key <MENU> { [ Alt_R, Alt_R, ...
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Gnome 3: how to enable desktop actions in dock entries?

In Unity, it is possible to add desktop actions to dock items (eg, you can add a "New Private Window" action to firefox.desktop and it would appear as an option when you right-click the Firefox icon ...
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Setting login screen keyboard

I'm running Arch Linux with the Gnome desktop environment. Using the Gnome settings I can add the dvorak keyboard layout and switch between with the shortcut key, but whenever start the computer the ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Kali 2.0 (Sana)?

I need your help urgently. Today, I downloaded "Kali 2.0" and try to install "Catalyst 15.7" using the following guide: How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Debian 8 (Jessie)? ...
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GTK+ themes on Arch GNOME

So I'm trying to install this theme onto my laptop along side dash-to-dock (dash-to-dock works fine). I can't, however, get the theme to work on my user account. It works on the root account, but I ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Debian 8 (Jessie)?

A while ago I downloaded Debian 8 and I tried to install Catalyst 15.7, but when restarting the computer, I get a black screen on my laptop. I read that Catalyst has some compatibility issues with ...
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GNOME Desktop Dconf Settings Are Present Even Though Using Cinnnamon

I installed cinnamon on Arch. Everything works fine, but a little annoyance I am having is that there are still org.gnome.dekstop settings present. I removed gnome-desktop, which was installed as a ...
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GTK applications looking bad

I'm running ArchLinux and gnome shell 3.16.1. GTK+ theme: Evopop-gtk-theme Icons: Adwaita Global dark theme. Running applications like nautilus, gnome-tweak-tool, dconf, system-monitor, gnome-...
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Middle mouse button behaviour in Iceweasel (FireFox): paste at *text* cursor

In Iceweasel under Gnome on Debian Jessie, the middle mouse button exhibits the following behaviour: If clicked on a hyperlink, it opens the link in a new tab. If clicked anywhere in an editable ...