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First, install the User Themes Extension. Having done that, you can unpack your downloaded themes into ~/.themes (so that they end up in ~/.themes/ThemeName, with the directory gnome-shell under that). Then, they'll show up in Gnome Tweak Tool. (You may have to restart the shell, with ALT-F2, a single r in the command dialog, and <enter>.)


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gnome-core is a meta-package and gnome-terminal is part of this package. It is no problem to remove the gnome-core-package. And in your special case, reinstall automatically installed packages: sudo apt-get install --reinstall baobab caribou caribou-antler empathy empathy-common fonts-cantarell gcalctool gdm3 gnome-backgrounds gnome-dictionary ...


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Ok, so maybe this was a bit of a waste of time since the solution has nothing to do with gnome-gmail or the default browser, but i found the answer so i'm putting it up here in case anyone else finds it useful. It's actually as simple as clicking the "double-diamond" icon in chrome's address bar, in gmail, and choosing the "Allow chrome to open email links" ...


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Turning off screen after a specified period of inactivity can be achieved by at least 2 methods: either using xset DPMS features or a screensaver such as xscreensaver or gnome-screensaver. Xset: First, check whether your hardware supports DPMS: $ xset dpms force standby Your display should go blank. Apart from standby you can also try suspend and off. ...


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This may be better suited to the vi/vim stack over at vi.stackexchange.com Note that the :silent tag negates hitting enter, so that has to be added after the set of commands to make it run in the command line. I had quite a bit of luck with the following. :nnoremap <F5> :exe ':silent !firefox % 2>/dev/null &'^M^L Please note that you have ...


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It is caused by a KDE library adding custom MIME types. Fix it with: sudo mv /usr/share/mime/packages/kde.xml /usr/share/mime/packages/kde.xml.bak sudo update-mime-database /usr/share/mime


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This issue annoyed the living daylinghts out of me earlier today since the update to the latest CentOS 7 release requires re-accepting the EULA, and the text interface for accepting the license is unintuitive to the point of being broken. (Also - EULA on Linux? Seriously guys, WTF?!). Simple fix to make this go away permanently: 1) Interrupt grub (press e) ...



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