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How to edit desktop script to add Spotify controls ( like save/remove to library, show song or artist detail ) to context menu in Unity Launcher

The question is inspired by this post, https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/316367/319401. I was able to add control of save/pause next/previous to the context menu like the answer said, but couldn't ...
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Mute all sound when locking device

I'm working on Ubuntu 18.04, though I'd like to have a way to completely mute sound when I lock my device, this is for 2 differents situations: First avoid someone to unplug my headset and listen to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 randomly crashes ever since GNOME was installed [closed]

I recently installed ubuntu 16.04.1 on my Dell Inspiron 5577. It was working fine till I installed GNOME 3.18 on it. Now it keeps freezing randomly and a forced shut down is the only thing I can do in ...
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How do I restore the gedit “mnemonic” (keyboard-accessible, classic) menu in GNOME Shell?

The org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides {'Gtk/ShellShowsAppMenu': <1>} method only enables a "Text Editor" tab, itself not keyboard-accessible anyway, next to "Activities", ...
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Installed program executable runs from wrong location

I installed parcellite in Ubuntu (downloaded from http://parcellite.sourceforge.net/) After installing from sources, sudo make install, I can see that it is installed at below location. However, ...
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gnome/gtk: disable middle click paste via terminal

Configuration: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, GNOME Tweaks 3.28.1 (I believe it's pre-installed in 18.04), Middle Click Paste: OFF Problem: It's not disabling middle click paste, although it worked once (until ...
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Remove touchpad two-finger right-click

After the latest updates (I assume to gnome-shell), my touchpad right-click switched from "pressing bottom right zone" to "two-finger tap anywhere". I find this confusing and I want to restore my ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 - Weird overlay over the dock after using Gnome Tweaks

I made some tweaks using the Gnome tweaks and added many extensions and at the end i ended up like this. Everytime when i open new applications the dock got covered by the new tab like windows for ...
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Ungrouping separate processes with the same name from the taskbar

I'm using Gnome Shell with the Dash To Dock extension, but Ubuntu Unity has the same issue: I use firefox as my main browser and want to use the firefox developer edition for, well, developing. But ...
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How to fix “Add to Favorites” menu item when adding Konsole to Gnome 3 favorites

Normally in Gnome 3 to add an Application the Favorites, you can launch it, then right click the app icon in the doc and select "Add to Favorites". But on Ubuntu 16.04 specifically for the "Konsole" ...
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Problems with Java and Meow

I installed the program Meow on Ubuntu 14.4, Gnome Shell 3.10.4 (it's a GNOME menu editor). The system updated to Java 8. When I run the program from the command line I get this: meow Exception in ...
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GRUB: Display GRUB on external display connected to laptop?

I am on Ubuntu Gnome Lenovo Y50-70 GTX 860M I have been unable to successfully configure, /etc/default/grub. I want GRUB to display on my HDMI monitor but it only displays on my laptop inbuilt ...
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Fuzzy display after system upgrade

I'm getting a fuzzy image on my Ubuntu after the latest automatic system upgrade. (please ignore the reflections in the image, but a screenshot would not show the fuzziness). I think these may be ...
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Can I create a bootable distribution backup

I'm interested in trying out a couple of distributions, but for extended periods of time (so using a LiveCD is not really an option). However, I would like to create a backup of my current ...
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Shifting GNOME 3 notification corner to bottom-left!

I like that GNOME 3's (v3.4 on Ubuntu 12.04) 'Hot Corner' and 'notification corner (?)' response really fast, but the latter, for me, would have been better off at the bottom-left corner; leaving the ...
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Where can I find the source code of Gnome-Shell 3.10 Status Indicator/Bar?

In Gnome Shell 3.10 indicators (sound, network,..) were merged in single status bar. I read that applications need to make gnome shell extensions to show an icon there. So I searched for default ...
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Global Keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 14.04

I've just upgraded my distribution from 13.10 to 14.04, which seems to have broken global keyboard shortcuts. They are still present in the "Keyboard settings" as before. Although media keys are ...
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How to use Gnome's extensions

I have been trying to install some Gnome extensions from the site https://extensions.gnome.org. I get the dialogue asking if I want to install, but after I select yes, it fails silently. This is the ...
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Low display resolution Ubuntu Gnome remix 12.10

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome remix 12.10 and it can't recognize my display. My HW is: Intel i3 3225 with HD 4000 onboard / is on a OCZ Vertex 4 SSD display is an old IBM Thinkvision with vga connector ...
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How do I resize GNOME shell top bar

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 and installed gnome-shell, but I found the top bar is larger than it normally is, how can I change its size?