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<Primary> is a gtk+ thing. gtk+ 2.24.7 & gtk+ 3.2.1 introduced the concept of a platform-agnostic accelerator modifier, <Primary>, which can be used instead of <Control>: a new facility is provided in Gtk+ (as of this writing it is in Git for Gtk+-2.24, and released in Gtk+-3.2.0) to use the <Primary> descriptor in place of ...


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<Primary> usually means Ctrl Super (aka Windows button), but can be redefined (I have seen it mapped to CtrlShift in some places). The GNOME wiki says: The primary system modifier key should be (Super/Windows/Command key). Argh. There is some confusion here. Though the GNOME Wiki says the "primary system modifier key", this may in fact be ...


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It's likely not available as a extension to that GUI. There are however several alternative tools that will give you the same/similar info both GUI and command line, such as: SysInfo, lshw, hwinfo, etc. If you want a truly GNOME experience then the system settings under the GNOME Control Center (gnome-control-center) have all that info in a single dialog. ...


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By the very definition of what the root user account is, this account can do EVERYTHING & ANYTHING. It can completely destroy the system's filesystem and manipulate anything on the system. If you're going to do any experimentation such as this, you'll want to do it in a virtual machine, not on your bare metal system. Since this is a learning exercise I ...


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The command 'chmod +x filename' does not install anything, it just sets the "executable" attribute on file. If you write a shell script with the filename 'myscript' and then you do 'chmod +x myscript' then instead of doing 'sh myscript' to run it, you will be able to do so with only 'myscript' (assuming the file is in a directory in your path). That being ...


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Upgrading the kernel did solved the issues with mouse pointers, which is available using the wheezy backports. Add the backports repo to your /etc/apt/sources.list and give the following commands: #login as root su #update packages apt-get update #install through backports apt-get -t wheezy-backports install linux-image-3.16-0.bpo.3-amd64 ...


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You can prevent all users and even root user to login to system if you delete /etc/passwd file. Deadly commands that can ruin your system


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There is an application called BleachBit it has following features: Clear the memory and swap on Linux Delete broken shortcuts on Linux Delete the Firefox URL history without deleting the whole file—with optional shredding Delete Linux localizations: delete languages you don't use. More powerful than localepurge and available on more Linux distributions. ...


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It is a well-known issue with Gnome >=3.10. Unfortunately there is no fix or workaround for it yet. Source: http://www.mathworks.in/matlabcentral/answers/125436-why-will-warning-error-messages-not-show-up-in-a-pop-up-window-when-i-hover-over-the-text-in-the-mat


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I think Gnome is more universal, when KDE is more for desktops. Besides, I think that if we said one day 'we do a FREE DE' we should stick with it. Everyone remembers switching from OpenOffice to LibreOffice. There's been a reason for that. I think that guys from KDE teem do amazing job. But can you imagine both teems starting to collaborate and giving us a ...


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Please use the below command and remove the genome3x, rm -rf ~/.gnome3 rm -rf ~/.gconf rm -rf ~/.gconfd logged out/in After removing try with upgradation if you wish.


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Like an idiot, I didn't look at the dependencies for numix-themes on Arch. I didn't think themes needed other packages. To resolve the issue: # apt-get install gtk-engines-murrine and restart the shell (I rebooted).



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