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Chrome and Chromium dropped support for the NPAPI plugins (Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface) in favor of PPAPI (Pepper Plugin Application Programming Interface) so all plugins that use NPAPI (like GNOME Extension plugin) are just not supported. The only alternative is using another browser that allows them (like Firefox) or asking the ...


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Open the System Settings > Displays control applet. It's not evident - at all - but you can drag the miniature of the top black panel onto the display you want to mark as primary. Panels, activity overlay and everything will migrate on that display.


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In more recent gnome versions (e.g., gnome-shell), you need to use this instead: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences resize-with-right-button true Gnome defaults to using the Super ("Windows") key for window actions, so the above alone will enable moving (super-leftdrag) and resizing (super-rightdrag). To use the Alt key instead of the Super ...


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GNOME Shell is just one part of GNOME 3. It (together with Mutter, the window managet), is its primary user interface. The secondary interface (for hardware that can't handle the 3D workload, or for people who don't care about glitz), is Gnome Panel + Metacity (old window manager), which will basically give you the look of current GNOME 2. GNOME (3) itself ...


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Fedora is an obvious choice. Frequent (6 month) releases, lots of community support, and on top of that its a pretty good operating system. Fedora 15 with Gnome 3 releases later this month, but you can download the beta now. Fedora Project


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The other answers are better for most cases, but I'm adding this here for completion's sake: # shows all displays $ xrandr # set one of the displays to primary $ xrandr --output <display> --primary This method is better if you're docking or attaching your laptop to different / multiple monitors because it adjusts it on the fly. It's also a command ...


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OK, I found how to do this at How to change gnome-shell calendar default application Just execute this in a terminal!! gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.office.calendar exec thunderbird I have tested it and it works!! (it's not exaclty what I wanted but it's a start)


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After some research, I think I've got enough information to post an answer to my own question. In Gnome Shell 3.6 and earlier, the old gnome-screensaver program was present, and if GDM was not running, gnome-screensaver would be invoked - allowing you to lock the screen. Starting in Gnome Shell 3.8 (included in Fedora 19), gnome-screensaver support has ...


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On my ThinkPad X220T running GNOME 3 it's pretty easy to be typing along and accidentally bump the touchpad, causing some window other than the one you're typing into to be raised. Ostensibly, the solution to this problem is to click your name in the upper right, then click "System Settings", then "Mouse and Touchpad", and then "Disable touchpad while ...


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In a standard gnome-shell setup, mouse focus and sloppy focus behave identically. The reason is simple: there is no DESKTOP. The mouse focus method, particularly, needs a DESKTOP in order to work properly but there is no such thing in gnome-shell, in its standard incarnation. Unfortunately, this is only documented in mutter docs. dconf-editor still has the ...


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Found the answer elsewhere. The .desktop file needs to be named EXACTLY the same as the binary that's launching. Mine was something like eclipse_ide.desktop and the binary that runs is just "eclipse". Gnome shell does not seem to like that.


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"A picture is worth a thousand words..." Picture shows Docky running in Gnome-Shell in 11.10


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It seems like the debian guys are working on this. http://www.0d.be/debian/debian-gnome-3.0-status.html And maybe you can have a look a Linux Mint (the one that is based on Debian that is). http://www.ainer.org/news/linux-mint-11-katya-with-gnome-3-announced


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Is this (similar to) what you see? If so, try clicking on the activated keybinding (e.g. "Ctrl+Alt+T" in the screenshot1) and press Backspace to clear it (as mentioned at the bottom of the window) (No idea how to remove a disabled shortcut, gconf-editor maybe?) (1) which I snitched from this blog


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It's impossible that this page is supposed to be the tool for managing extensions - it makes absolutely zero sense Whether it makes sense or not is also a matter of opinion. But yes, that page is the main tool, read Owen Taylor's explanation. As to managing the extensions already installed on your system, you can enable/disable them via ...


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You can use gconf-editor for this. Enable this setting: /apps/metacity/general/resize_with_right_button


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The bars/shell are displayed on the primary monitor. You can configure which is the primary monitor through ~/.config/monitors.xml. Change the primary configuration item to yes for the monitor you want to become the primary monitor, and to no for the others.


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Use xmodmap -pm to verify that both keys have the mod4 modifier associated with them. vikktakkht:686 Z$ xmodmap -pm xmodmap: up to 4 keys per modifier, (keycodes in parentheses): shift Shift_L (0x32), Shift_R (0x3e) lock Caps_Lock (0x42) control Control_L (0x25), Control_R (0x69) mod1 Alt_L (0x40), Alt_R (0x6c), Meta_L (0xcd) ...


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I was facing the exact same issue running Gnome Shell 3.12 on ArchLinux x86_64 with an Intel HD 4000 and it looks like I just found a solution (well, at least for me). Basically all I did was adding the TearFree option to my /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf. I had it already created earlier in order to enable SNA acceleration, which I then disabled again ...


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For some apps (e.g. file-roller) this can be fixed by changing the StartupNotify key value from true to false in their respective .desktop files (e.g. /usr/share/applications/file-roller.desktop). The above doesn't work for all apps (e.g. nautilus) so another way to fix the problem would be a custom shell extension; just to give you an idea, you could ...


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In my experience, the battery life is the same (if not better). I got before: $ grep rate /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/state present rate: 10142 mW now I get: $ grep rate /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/state present rate: 10219 mW $ grep rate /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/state present rate: 9669 mW $ grep rate ...


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It's a bit tricky as gnome-keyring-daemon sets unique environment parameters before your session starts and this environment is used to access the daemon trough a socket. The environment is copied to every application so there is no way to re-set all environment variables. There's a way which involves manually restarting the daemon, symlinking the old dir to ...


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It is implemented using a browser plugin. "Gnome Shell Integration". Try disabling it (firefox: addons -> plugins) and it no longer works. Only the gnome website can use it.


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Just in case if Elia's answer doesn't work for you: you can open Settings->Displays, then select the display where the bar shouldn't be displayed and toggle it off. Panels, activity etc will migrate to the active monitor. Then you can switch on the second monitor again. Also, take a look at this bug: "Primary Screen" selection UI is not easily discoverable. ...


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Find the file /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.css open it for editing by running the command sudo gedit /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.css then in that file right in the begining you'll see /* default text style */ stage { font-family: cantarell, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; color: white; } no change font-size: 11pt ...


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Go to System->Preferences->Preferred Applications. On the first tab, change the Mail Reader settings. UPDATE If you don't have your email client in the drop down menu. You got to specify it manually in the Command field. For example, /usr/bin/thunderbird "%s" UPDATE It does not seem to actually solve the problem, although it should. Perhaps it's a bug. ...


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Yes, mutter is used by gnome-shell but it's used as a library. The mutter binary is just a tiny program that links against libmutter. You could try like this: lsof | grep mutter


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Install alacarte program. Run this program (its name is Main Menu). In the appropriate Menu category from right side panel add your eclipse menu item (by introducing icon, name and command) Now gnome shell show your manual installed eclipse in its search and you can search it or add it to favorite easily. It works for all manual installed program in gnome ...


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Change git describe | sed 's|\(.*-.*\)-.*|\1|;s|-|.|' to git describe | sed 's|\(.*-.*\)-.*|\1|;s|-|.|g' The package version originally had one hyphen in it. The version you are building has two hyphens. The g at the end of the s (substitute) command causes sed to substitute for multiple matches instead of just one.



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