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The monitors.xml file stores the monitors settings as configure by Gnome System Settings. It can store configurations for multiple monitor setups and the user's personal choice of screen resolution. Gnome System Settings uses the XRANDR extension to reconfigure the display(s) on the fly. As you found, and as can be read here, the content of the file isn't ...


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GNOME has a mechanism for building dev versions with JHBuild. It won't replace the packaged version of GNOME included in CentOS7 (which is probably for the best).


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What the previous person said, and if you're up for the challenge, you could download the source packages from the GNOME git repo, and compile everything yourself. But that would require you to uninstall GNOME, all related dependencies, then you will have to correct any build errors, if any, apply some patches, wait a couple hours, to days for it to compile, ...


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Q1: does this mean I'm using Gnome 3.8.4? Yes you're using GNOME 3.8.4 from that gnome-shell output. Q2: can I upgrade to Gnome 3.10? Yes but I've found no repositories that offer it as of yet so your only recourse is to compile it yourself from sources. You can make this a little less painful by trying to use the source RPMS (SRPMS) from a ...


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It seems that since GTK 3.10 the value 'menus-have-icons' is deprecated. I found a solution by using this command: % gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides "{'Gtk/ButtonImages': <1>, 'Gtk/MenuImages': <1>}"


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Thanks to Ruslan's comment (upvote!) and some testing I probably found a solution for the next real case: Try ALT+F4, or clicking the "fail whale" message and then ALT+F4 If 1 doesnt work: go to a tty and type DISPLAY=:0 gnome-shell --replace and then go back to Gnome and try ALT+F4 again. It should work now. Some background: If gnome-session has ...


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I had this problem when I inadvertently entered an incorrect password for my Google account. I resolved it by opening Seahorse (Passwords & Keys), finding the entry for GOA google credentials... and DELETING it. I then logged in to GNOME again and opened Online Accounts. I signed in to my Google account with the correct password and that was it.


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In newer versions of Gnome, you don't need to manually edit anything now. Right-click on the file you want to open, select Properties, go to the Open With tab, and select the default application you want to use...then click "Set as default".



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