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The problem is that the graphics driver xserver-xorg-video-vmware was compiled without 3D acceleration support. This has already been fixed for newer releases, and is in debian jessie. The Solution Recompile the package with 3D acceleration support install dependencies for VMware Tools sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) make gcc Install ...


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(that was easy) Updating the version number properly and then uploading the zip file here worked.


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Had a similar issue these days. Installing pulseaudio and pavucontrol solved the problem for me. After the installation you have to run pavucontrol and configure your sound cards once.


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I also had this problem... and I finally decided to fix it. I also did what polym suggested and found that I had three entries for 'google credentials'. Specifically: Open seahorse (Passwords and Keys) Select 'Login' under 'Passwords' In the search window type 'gnome' Delete all entries that begin with 'GOA google credentials for identity ...


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There's an extension called Disable Workspace Switcher Popup that does exactly what you want. Install as per the instructions on the extension homepage.


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I have asked a similar question on ask ubuntu and the accepted answer contains (not-ubuntu specific) shell scripts to save / restore window positions. The key point is to use wmctrl to list active windows and xwininfo to query their geometry and later wmctrl again to restore each window's geometry back. wmctrl has to be installed separately.


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Arch Linux usually has vanilla GNOME, and 3.14 is in testing now. Since you install whatever you want in Arch, and very little is installed by default in the base, this is pretty close.


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Fedora is one distro that I'm aware of that includes default versions of GNOME 3.x. Fedora 20 comes with 3.10: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Gnome3.10 And they typically roll with newer versions as they come out. Fedora 21 will likely come with 3.14. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/21/Schedule?rd=Releases/21 excerpt Links to ...


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Gnome 3 uses an authorization mechanism called polkit so the right way to run that executable as root is via pkexec: pkexec allows an authorized user to execute PROGRAM as another user. If username is not specified, then the program will be executed as the administrative super user, root. To authorize the user in the active session to run that ...


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I think you need to use gksudo in this case. I quote from the gksudo(1) man page: gksu is a frontend to su and gksudo is a frontend to sudo. Their pri‐ mary purpose is to run graphical commands that need root without the need to run an X terminal emulator and using su directly So it would seem that the issue here is that the ...


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As far as i can tell, the gestures support in Gnome 3.14 are limited to touch-screen devices such as tablets, touch-enabled laptops, etc. According to the developers, gesture support for touchpads and trackers will be added in the next version (Gnome 3.16). Relevant links: https://help.gnome.org/misc/release-notes/3.14/ ...



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