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Questions tagged [gnome3]

Version 3 of the GNOME desktop environment

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Lightweight desktop environments to replace GNOME for CentOS?

For a project I need to write and execute Ansible scripts in a Linux environment (CentOS). Though using the command line and vi is interesting, I need to use graphical file explorer and Visual ...
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backgrounds and wallpapers RHEL CentOS 7 Gnome3

Any user logged in, they can right click on desktop and get Change Background This takes you to the global Settings panel with Background chosen Here it shows Background and Lock Screen Under ...
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GNOME 3 autologout => gdm fails to restart X server

My O/S is CentOS 7.6 with all updates as of today. I have a system where many users log in and run GNOME sessions via VNC (xrdp). I do not want idle sessions hanging around forever, so I followed the ...
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How secure is switching TTY sessions vs GNOME “Switch User”?

On my personal laptop I'm using Fedora 29 and have two user accounts for myself; let's call them "personal_admin" and "personal_user". My personal_admin account is strictly for administrative tasks (...
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Enable dead keys in Gnome login screen (Gnome 3.30.2)

I am running Kali Linux 2019 with Gnome 3.30.2 on a somewhat older Lenovo ThinkPad s540 and I am really enjoying modern Gnome. I do have a problem though; I'm located in the Netherlands, so the ...
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Query and Cleanup Running Applications in GNOME

I have managed to put my user session (GNOME 3) into a state where the running applications list contains an entry which I don't believe exists. By this, I mean that the Applications bar has the ...
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CentOS 7.6 Computer Freezes When Changing Display Settings

I am using three monitors and am having an issue where the primary monitor is off to the far left. When I go into the Gnome settings and try and move the monitors around, it freezes. If I unhook and ...
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Gnome Activities search does not find most files

When searching files from Gnome activities search only some files are found. I cannot find a clear pattern in which. All files and folders in home/ are found. Nothing in ~/Picture and ~/Documents are ...
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How can I bind Super+Mouse_Wheel_Up/Down to switching workspaces in GNOME 3

I'm using Antergos (ArchLinux). The GNOME shortcuts manager doesn't allow me to set the SUPER + MOUSE_WHEEL_DOWN combination for example.
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Where is source code for Wacom Tablet settings page in Gnome settings?

I am trying to locate the source code for this settings page. I want to build an annotation program using this implementation because it is very smooth.
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Error when installing GNOME desktop environment on Debian

I was attempting to install virt-manager on my computer. I didn't pay attention and i went ahead with the install. Apparently one of my repositories was down at the time- So almost all of my core ...
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Gnome 3 Unusually Slow in Fresh Arch Linux Install?

I have been using CentOS 7 for a bit for my main homeserver, and I have decided to switch to Arch Linux, and may switch to Arch Linux as my main Linux Distro in general. I have installed it on two ...
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Gnome, night light and dual monitor

When I turn the night light option in Gnome 3.20.2 it only activates in one monitor and it leaves my second one with the normal white balance. This renders the option unusable. I am currently using ...
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Gnome 3 mouse stuck on top bar between screens

I am using gnome 3 on centos 7.6 with a dual monitor setup (primary screen on the right). Whenever I move my mouse across the top bar right the right screen to the left screen, the mouse stops in ...
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Missing on off button font/icon/glyph in gnome-control-center after upgrading from stretch to buster

I recently upgraded a Debian Stretch installation to Buster using the official guide. I just noticed I'm missing some font/icon/glyph on the on/off switches in gnome-control-center. Where the icons ...
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Change default sort order in Nautilus “by type”

The default sort order in Files 3.30.5 (or Nautilus) has been changed to sorting alphabetically by name: I prefer my view(s) to be sorted by type, so every time I open up a new instance, I don't have ...
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Top bar not showing when i start Geany in GNOME

When i start Geany in GNOME both the top and title bar disappear leaving just the ide, also when i try to move the window to break this it does not let me. i have already tried reinstalling the editor ...
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Can't switch to ruu layout variant in gnome

I'm running on Antergos with Gnome 3.30.2. Right now I have English and Russian keyboard layouts, they work fine. $ dconf read /org/gnome/desktop/input-sources/sources [('xkb', 'us'), ('xkb', 'ru')] ...
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Black screen after Login Fedora 29

Seems like i today updated my system. After system reboot i can see Login screen. But after login with my user, booth screens turn in black and after ~30-45 seconds i get kicked back to login screen. ...
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How to get all default keyboard shortcuts in Gnome 3?

I want to query default shortcuts for Gnome 3 from my running system. Is that possible? First, I want to make shortcut comparison between systems. Second, I want to see which shortcuts are modified. ...
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Set static number of workspaces in gnome-shell with dconf

How to set the behavior of gnome-shell workspaces (static instead of dynamic) via dconf? I configured i3 style keyboard shortcuts to switch to specific workspace with Super+<num> but gnome-...
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Is there a way to reload the .XCompose file in Fedora?

I am currently custumizing my .XCompose file in Fedora 29 Workstation (with the default GNOME 3, Wayland, etc). It seems that it does follow the rules I add to the ~/.XCompose file, but if I make ...
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Nautilus manages/show my icons on the desktop, but Dolphin is called when a folder is opened

Nautilus (nautilus-desktop) manages/shows my icons on the desktop, but whenever I click on a folder found on the desktop, it is Dolphin that is being opened. This is on Ubuntu 18.04, Gnome 3.28.2. I ...
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It takes forever to login

I'm using Debian testing with Gnome. For some reason it takes around a three minutes to login, after I have typed in the password and pressed enter. What could the reason be? I would love to provide ...
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Change color of top and bottom bars of GNOME 3

I run GNOME 3.28.3 on CentOS 7. Even after setting Adwaita-dark (the dark version of the default GNOME theme) as the application theme, the top and bottom status bars are still light gray. Is there a ...
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gdm3: Failed to parse options: Unknown option -reset (Ubuntu 18.04)

I'm having the same issue as described here: my computer won't wake up after I lock the screen or put it to sleep. One of the answers suggests running sudo gdm3 -reset, which I tried. But just as some ...
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Linux Mint 19 cinnamon stop job at shutdown

on my Linux Mint 19 "Tara" system with cinnamon desktop, when I shutdown via the GUI, the system halts for 1 min and 30 seconds, and a text says "A stop job is running for Session c2 of user ... (1min ...
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Screen Reader on Linux system

I switched on the screen reader on my Ubuntu 17.10 machine. It works fine with Firefox 61.0.1 (64-bit), but its not working with Chrome version 69.0.3497.100 (Official Build) (64-bit). Is there need ...
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GNOME 3: Changing datetime format for lock screen?

I'm using GNOME Shell 3.22.3 on Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch). I've edited the settings for the way time and date is displayed in the Status bar using the excellent Datetime format extension. However, ...
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GNOME Files 3.26 not respecting “Sort folders before files”

I am running GNOME Files 3.26 as my file manager. An annoying problem is that I would tick the checkbox "Sort folders before files" in the Files Preferences window, but this setting is never retained! ...
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How can I switch users in GNOME?

I'm using Fedora 29 desktop and GNOME 3.30. When we had a Mac, my wife and I could share the same computer by just simply "switching users". It would leave the previous user still logged in. ...
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Debian 10 (buster) - gdm3 only starts after “systemctl restart gdm3”

I've currently set up a new install of Debian stretch. I followed the description on how to update to Debian Testing (buster) and everything went perfectly. I rebooted the system, and everything went ...
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google-chrome cursor extremely small in Gnome 3, google-chrome-dev is regular system size

I am on latest Arch with latest Gnome 3. I had this working fine, but played with the native screen resolution and somehow after this exercise, my mouse cursor size is now super small in google-chrome....
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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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Gnome3 can not set energy saving properties

Neither using the Settings application nor the command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.session idle-delay 120 Does have any affect on turning the monitor idle.
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nautilus: open-with but don't change default

In recent versions of Gnome (Gnome 3.30 on Fedora 29, if it matters), it seems that when using right-click "Open With Other Application" from Nautilus, the option in the Select Application dialog to ...
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gnome 3.28 disable ready/completed pop-up

in RHEL 7.5, or 7.6 where I am using GNOME classic 3.28, I run a tar command in a terminal window which takes a few seconds, when finished a popup happens saying command completed and other times ...
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How to start GNOME temporarily with a different GUI language with Wayland?

I know how to start a GNOME session in a console tty under Wayland (original source) and also the LANG=en-US trick that usually works in Linux applications. Now from the previously linked source I ...
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How to disable GNOME's 8 sec. shift hotkey for activating slow keys/keystroke delay?

When I press Shift for 8 seconds (as the upcoming dialog says, I rather feel these are 10 seconds) GNOME enables "slow keys", how they call it. Fortunately a dialog pops up before it is finally ...
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GNOME 3.30.2 lags when laptop is disconnected from power

I have Acer Nitro 5 the AMD ryzen 5 2500U version and the problem im facing is that i installed Antergos and choose GNOME as DE. When the laptop is connected to AC power its Okay and it runs OK. But ...
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Can't install Gnome Shell extensions via browser

I usually install extensions for the GNOME Shell by visiting GNOME Shell Extensions in firefox, then clicking the ON/OFF button on the page for the extension I'd like to install. In Ubuntu, this works....
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How do I launch a GNOME GUI application as root?

I tried doing it the macOS way by trying to drop it into a Terminal window but didn't quite work. In the Mac apps are self-contained; I hand't really thought about it on Linux but even so I woulnd't ...
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How do I set gdm monitor/display/screen setup to generic mirroring?

I have three displays and one TV connected to my computer. gdm (gnome display manager) somehow thinks that the main display is the TV. To circumvent the problem for all setups: How do I tell gdm to ...
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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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How do I make custom .desktop files behave correctly in the Gnome 3 sidebar?

I've installed TeamSpeak 3 to $HOME/Applications and I've created a custom desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=TeamSpeak 3 Comment=VOIP Client Path=/home/tomas/Applications/TeamSpeak3-Client-...
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How to remove bloat from journald systemlog?

tl;dr The "managed-by-journald" syslog is littered with repeated error message created by one-buggy-software. How to remove those entries from the journal? Being one of the blessed users of ...
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What's the difference between Super+Tab and Alt+Tab on Gnome?

I'm on Manjaro Gnome 3.28.3. For my situation, they do same thing, list thumbnails of all opened applications and if you press Super or Alt, Tab could help you to switch the applications. So, I ...
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GNOME3: What's the path of gnome run dialog (ALT + F2)?

If I type "touch test" on run dialog it does not create any file on my home folder, so I was wondering where these files are created since I can do some dangerous things like fallocate or dd some ...
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Gnome Tweak Tool crashes & forces logout when selecting fonts

I'm trying to change the fonts on my Ubuntu 18.04 system by using gnome-tweak-tool and whenever I go to the fonts tab and try clicking on any of the font selection menus, the program will crash and ...
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Cycle through open windows in gnome3 workspace without minimizing

Is it possible to cycle through open windows on a specific gnome3 workspace while showing the windows in their original size, similar to Alt-Esc in MS Windows? I'm aware of the window picker (Alt-Tab)...