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GNOME shell is the default user interface for the GNOME 3 desktop.

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Short periodic freezes every few seconds. Everything except the mouse

My computer freezes every 1 or 2 seconds for a short period as well. So 1 or 2 seconds working and 1 or 2 seconds not working. Everything stops working except for the mouse. The first time I ...
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xbindkeys not working when native Gnome 3.30.1 windows are focused

this is archlinux speaking, fresh install with Gnome 3.30.1. After having installed xbindkeys and setup a ~/.xbindkeysrc file with: # corresponds to ctrl+Y on my machine, according to `xbindkeys -k` ...
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Change the way how actions for FileManager are displayed

I installed FileManager-Actions to have customized actions for context menu. The application works as expected, however, I'd like to know whether it is possible to have an item displayed directly. By ...
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How to change gnome shell theme with a bash script?

I wanted to created a script which automatically changes light and dark theme at a certain time. I managed to change the gtk-theme but couldn't find a way to change the shell theme. Any help will be ...
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A way to export/import gpaste settings

TLDR: how can I export/import settings for gpaste? I am using gpaste on Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome. And as always migrating from previous Ubuntu installation not as easy as I would want to because ...
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gnome-shell next window command line

I trying to make a script for window switching by hotkey, and one of the features I would to see is "if selecting window is active, switch to previous window" i tried the following: #!/bin/bash ...
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Gnome 3: How to disable inner hot corners when using multiple monitors?

Using Debian buster and Gnome 3. I have two displays, then 8 corners. 1------2|3-----4 | | | | | | 5------6|7-----8 The hot corners launching the activities menu are 1 ...
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Profile a Gnome Shell extension

An extension I'm working on is having severe performance issues, causing the screen or gnome to freeze and other issues. I'd like to fix it, but I have no idea how or where to start. Is there a way ...
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Persistent Crashes on Suspend

I am running Fedora 27 with GNOME. I have been experiencing crashes that occur every time I suspend the computer (when I close my laptop). When I open it, I am logged out, and when I log in again, it ...
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Can I trigger VPN connection based on online status?

I use my machine (GNOME desktop) on my home wifi, at public wifi locations and with no wifi connection. How can I set up a trigger so that as soon as my machine connects to the internet, it ...
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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 remove rounded corners in Kali Linux (kali-rolling)

In /usr/share/themes/my_custom_theme/gnome-shell/gnome-shell.css I have: @import url("/usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.css"); /* GLOBALS */ #panel .panel-corner, #panel .panel-corner:...
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How to change style of Gnome 3 workspace switcher/dock background?

Since I've seen the following picture from this /r/unixporn/ thread I got curious how to achieve such nice looking workspace dock style: Knowing about how to achieve the grid switcher would be nice ...
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How can I get a Right Dock on Scientific Linux 7.1?

I'd like to know how can I get a Right Dock on Scientific Linux 7.1? I have installed Dock-to-dash which provides an excellent dock, however it is on the LHS. The settings options are exactly as ...
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How to define a custom screenshot in Gnome 3 and to assign it to a keyboard shortcut?

I work under Debian Testing with Gnome shell 3.14.2 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd gen.). I would like to create a custom 'screenshot' command based on scrot: scrot -s -b '%Y-%m-%d_%H:%M:%...
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Gnome Shell is terribly slow, while Mutter runs pretty fast

Even moving windows appears to stutter in Gnome Shell, but the minimize animation shows the real difference. On Gnome Shell, it looks like it's limited to 15 fps on RGB windows, while on RGBA windows (...
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Sharing a LAN printer over a subnet [Gnome-Shell] [SOLVED]

Two scenarios for you: ROUTER1 / \ / \ PRINTER DESKTOP1 [96.96.96.10] [96.96.96.11] ROUTER1 / \ / \ PRINTER ROUTER2 [...
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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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how to tell hibernate, if battery low

I need to tell to power-manager (with gnome-shell) , if battery is low,pm-hibernate will be run. Now i want to tell via gsettings commmand. How can i do it?
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Gnome3 memory comsuption high

I recently installed ArchLinux on my desktop. I simply installed the base system and installed GNOME and GDM and the system work "fine". However today (after 10 hours) when I tried to open any ...
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Tray Icon Missing Rssowl Fedora 18

I have been an avid user of RSSOwl & now have ported mine OS to Fedora 18. Everything works fine including the transfer of .rssowl2 (backup folder) to new Fedora. However when minimised or exited ...
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Garbage collect my gnome-shell memory!

I use Gnome/Wayland (Fedora distro) almost exclusively and enjoy its features. However, gnome-shell consistently consumes more and more memory as a result of it not releasing unused memory. ...
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CentOS 7: GNOME-Shell in multi-user.target / runlevel 3

I have a server on which I have installed CentOS 7, Server with GUI. Now, I have set my server to boot to multi-user.target isolation level (or run level 3 in old speak). I am unable to understand why ...
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Upgrade Gnome 3.4 to 3.8 in debian 7

I need to upgrade gnome 3.4 to 3.8 in debian7 (with gnome-classic). How?
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keyboard shortcut to show history Gnome Clipboard Indicator

Moving from Windows 10 to Linux. I installed the Gnome shell extension Clipboard Indicator. I would like to open the clipboard history with a keyboard shortcut and then use arrow keys and enter to ...