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Take a look here and get to known with the Windows Manager possiblities for Linux X.


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I was in a similar situation: I wanted a status line (top or bottom), that would fill my needs previously requiring the Gnome top panel. For me, the answer was i3 with an i3bar/i3status configuration gleaned/frankensteined from various parts from around the web. It now does (most) of what I wanted it for, and some new tricks gnome-panel could not do. ...


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Right click on the text file you want to open, choose Properties and then Open with. You should find the various alternatives in the Recommended Software or Other Applications lists. Click the one you want and then the "Set as Default" button.


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Ok, so it appears this was an issue with the Gnome Dropdown Terminal extension. Under settings > Terminal, I had a custom command setup as "tmux". Removing this solved the issue. When opening a dropdown terminal now, I just run "tmux" manually, and I am able to escape the weird suspended mode using the "FG" shortcut as recommended.


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You probably ended up typing Ctrl-Z which suspended tmux. Try typing fg, then enter to continue.


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The Tiger's x0vncserver could help share the existing X server regardless of the desktop in use: NAME x0vncserver - TigerVNC Server for X displays SYNOPSIS x0vncserver [options] x0vncserver -version DESCRIPTION x0vncserver is a TigerVNC Server which makes any X display remotely accessible via VNC, TigerVNC or compatible ...


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Still unsure as to the exact cause of this, but 'solved' my problem by doing killall nautilus, then clicking on "Files" again.


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If you would like a secure channel, then you can use ssh. You would need to enable X11 forwarding on both the client and server (/etc/ssh/ssh_config and /etc/ssh/sshd_config, X11Forwarding, TrustedX11Forwarding).


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I think you use, Vino. Vino is the GNOME desktop sharing server. This (vino) is default package in most of the distribution along with gnome.


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The third mouse button can be enabled system wide by adding a file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-3rdbutton.conf with the following content: Section "InputClass" Identifier "middle button" MatchIsPointer "on" MatchDriver "libinput" Option "MiddleEmulation" "on" EndSection I use this on my HP nc2400 with Fedora 23, and it works. The source of this ...


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You should edit the file /etc/pam.d/gdm-password commenting the line that contains the root user check, #auth required pam_succeed_if.so user != root quiet_success


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If the window is deleted and recreated, then the window manager (gnome) loses the setting. This happens to me with pidgin chat windows if I ever close them. I don't know if eclipse does this on major state transitions (edit->build), but watch for gnome's tab order to change, or the window to completely vanish for a moment. I'd really like to be able to ...


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You can pass options to notify-send to make it less obtrusive, e.g. notify-send -u low -t 500 to show the message for only ½s. I don't know what you mean by “busy”; the visual appearance of a notification is determined by the recipient side. If you don't like the one provided by Gnome, I think you can change it (e.g. to xfce4-notifyd which I don't think can ...


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On the latest version of Kali 2.x, I had the same exact issue. Alt + Right Click didn't do anything, but if you do the following it gets out of Kiosk mode right click select applications -> settings -> panel it will say there is no panel running and are you sure you want to start one.. I clicked execute and it stopped running kiosk mode.


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Wayland needs to be supported by the video driver. At the moment only some open source drivers included in the kernel have support.


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Same issue here, Ubuntu 15.10, Gnome Shell 3.18.2. Unfortunately your workaround didn't work for me, I found the workaround/fix here that is based on the same arch wiki provided by you. Here is what I did: (1) run the following command in terminal: sudo setfacl -m u:gdm:r /usr/bin/pulseaudio (2) reboot Ubuntu or restart the pulseaudio by running the ...


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You will need to get it to load a GTK theme (the default gnome one is adawita) You can try GTK_THEME=Adwaita then the command. Have you also looked at using x2go? It often gives better performance.


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There is a component called Polkit that is used by many applications to request root permissions to do things (it can do so because it's a daemon running as root). Polkit can be configured to ask for a password (either your user account password or the root password) or to just allow it without a password prompt. That decision can be based on any number of ...


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The syntax :0.NUMBER specifies a screen number on display 0. The concept of screen was intended to describe multiple monitors on the same display, but an application can't be moved from one display to another, so it's been pretty much abandoned. Your monitors are all on screen 0, i.e. :0.0, which is equivalent to :0 since the only screen is the default ...


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This is not possible. The X server knows which display number it's handling and it doesn't have an interface to change that. (Ok, technically it's possible by running a debugger on the X server process and issuing the right commands. The wrong commands will crash the X server if you're lucky. This is not likely to succeed.) Whatever problem you're trying ...


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There is a way to add users to a given display and remove users from a given display, but not to just swap. You could do this by having each user run xauth to add the other user to their display, and then using xauth to remove themselves from the original screen. That seems like a lot of work, since it involves copying authorization data from one account ...


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Change the permissions in fstab back to the default. As a normal user: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get install build-essential module-assistant sudo m-a prepare Mount the Guest Additions CD using the VirtualBox Menu (sudo mount /media/cdrom) sudo sh /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run If the error you noted ...


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Can you get to xdm and select the Xfce desktop before logging in. If I remember correctly there is a selection menu in top right of screen at the xdm login screen. I'm assuming you didn't select that before?


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This isn't via bash, but the GNOME Shell extension Auto Move Windows lets you define rules so that programs are automatically opened on predefined workspaces. If that doesn't do you what you need, you could consider extending the extension (source here; it's in Javascript) to better fit your specific need.



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