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Version 3 of the GNOME desktop environment

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Is there a way to move the application's menu bar to the Gnome top bar?

I really like the way OSX handles the menu bar, it just throw them at the top bar. Can I achieve the same with Gnome applications, manually or using an extension? System Info: ( Both Neofetch and ...
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can't make system tray transparent like rest of the bar in polybar

I am on Pop OS and trying to setup a system tray in my polybar. Here are the relevant parts of my config: [colors] background = #885e697a [bar/top] ... tray-position = right tray-detached = true tray-...
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Debian 10 does not recognize HDMI and problems to switch to Nvidia

Hi I'm having to many problems to connect a Samsung HDMI monitor to my Laptop with Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) I've already done reasearch but nothing seems to work. These are my outputs to some ...
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GNOME Desktop Environment Initialization Delay

Specs Display Manager: lightdm 1.30.0 Desktop Environment: gnome 3.36.3 Distro: Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Problem/Background Once I login, all I can see (for at least a minute) is the wallpaper and ...
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How to remove Starred tab in Gnome Nautilus with dconf?

Gnome Nautilus has this Starred tab that I don't use and want to remove: How to do it with dconf? I believe there's an option to do it but couldn't find it yet. The answer to a similar question ...
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gnome-screenshot - capture area screenshot after a delay?

I found this extremely weird: $ gnome-screenshot -d 5 -a -c Conflicting options: --area and --delay should not be used at the same time. Why shouldn't area and delay not be used at the same time? ...
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How to set `XDG_DATA_DIRS` for first `/usr/bin/gnome-shell` process?

I want to add a path to XDG_DATA_DIRS as seen by gnome-shell. Here's what I tried so far. I run htop, filter by gnome-shell and then pick the top most /usr/bin/gnome-shell with the smallest process ID ...
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How to configure reportbug to use smtp password from gnome-keyring?

When configuring reportbug, I have an option to store the password for the remote smtp service in $HOME/.reportbugrc. How can I make it use the existing password in gnome-keyring instead, so that I do ...
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Make Nautilus recognize other trash folders

I have some Trash folder that follows XDG-Trash specification, i.e. each trashed item has corresponding .trashinfo file. I want that Nautilus should recognize coustom Trash folders and show it similar ...
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Gnome 3 - Remember root log in credentials

When I log in as root gnome does not remember root as it does for normal users. I can use down arrow to switch to another user, to insert root credentials. Also it does not remember the selected sub-...
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MacBook Pro right click issue

I fresh install Debian on an old 2007 MacBook Pro. All works good except for the right click on the touchpad. Using the tweaks I try to adjust it, even rebooting the system but with no luck. I try to ...
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Why is the gnome keyring not locked when the screen is locked?

I wanted to know whether the gnome keyring gets locked automatically when the screen gets locked, so I checked it with this command: dbus-monitor --session "type='signal',interface='org.gnome....
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Gnome Nautilus USB drive connect popping sound

When I plug a thumbdrive into my linux box (Arch linux 5.7.7 with gnome 3.36) I get a strange steady popping sound for about 15 seconds. The same thing happens when disconnecting the drive. It's plain ...
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How to change the color of an active window title bar in GNOME?

I found on StackExchange how to change the color of the title bar of an inactive window (in GNOME 3): ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css: headerbar.default-decoration { background-color: #c00; /* red */ } ...
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How to disable Gnome screencast?

The Gnome screencast utility may be invoked by the keystroke ctrl + shift + alt + R. I'm delivering RHEL to an environment which frowns upon screen recording, so I need this to be disabled. Googling ...
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Gnome panel doesn't show all widgets

I'm using Gnome and after a recent update, something changed with the way extensions are displayed on the top bar. It seems that some of the information displayed by Vitals "doesn't fit" on ...
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Shortcuts to enable/disable a touchpad in GNOME3 on Wayland

I'm trying to add custom shortcuts to enable/disable a touchpad on my laptop. I have GNOME 3 on Wayland. Using a suggestion from https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/571537/138312, I managed to do it ...
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NAS password not saved in Gnome / CentOS 7

I am setting up a new system that is running CentOS 7 and Gnome 3.28.2. I've used CentOS from the command line before but this is my first time using Gnome. I have found that Gnome does not seem to ...
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In GNOME, how to move and resize window using one hotkey like Xfce (Alt) or elementary OS (Super)?

In Xfce, we can hold the Alt key, and use the left mouse button to move the window, or use the right mouse button to resize the window. Similarly, in elementary OS there is the Super key, but in GNOME,...
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GNOME “.desktop” shortcut: Specify Start-In path

I'm making some shortcuts to games I would normally run via terminal. For instance, UT2004: cd "$HOME/Unreal Tournament 2004/System/" ./ut2004-bin-linux-amd64 My work so far: [Desktop Entry] ...
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can't save files with non-ascii characters gnome

I'm using Debian Stretch with GNOME3. When I try to write in Files (ex nautilus) in non ascii characters (hebrew, arabic or french) nothing happens. This replicates in the Text editor program. In ...
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After upgrade to Fedora 32 my apps are not searchable in gnome

After upgrading F31 to latest Fedora32 I am unable to use gnome UI to start apps. When I try to search the app by name - it says "Searching" and that's it. No apps come up. For example I have chrome ...
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How to set a dconf keybinding to use <AltGraph> key?

In Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver with GNOME 3 we can use dconf to set a lot o keybindings. What is the syntax to associate AltGr (that is right Alt) to a keyboard shortcut?
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Gnome Shell resource extraction

I'm trying to extract gnome-shell resource using gresource extract using this script: #!/bin/bash declare -a n; n=$(gresource list gnome-shell-theme.gresource | cat | tr '\n' ' ') for r in ${n[@]} do ...
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How to hide a window from desktop after booting in GNOME 3?

I'm using Debian 10.3 + GNOME 3. When i start my computer i get opened window of MEGAsync program in desktop. I can close this window by ESCape key. But this will have to do every time the operating ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 super key doesn't work with different language input

When I have my typing language set to anything other than English, Super key doesn't work. I can't use any keyboard shortcut that contains Super in it, and I also can't press AltShift every time as I ...
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Get rid of unwanted user listing in GNOME3 (lock screen, login screen and settings)

At the login screen and also in the system settings I see a user that I don't really want to see in any interactive context. After all I am not being shown the nobody user (UID 65534) Here's how that ...
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How to prevent processes from being killed when I log out of GNOME?

So far I was used to be able to run tmux via SSH and if I disconnected, the tmux session would still be running when I connected back. So I assumed that the same could be done by starting a tmux ...
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How to delete gnome web from the terminal?

I would to know how to delete the gnome web browser from the browser. I'm not finding it's name. I can see a lot of the gnome apps by typing gnome- and pressing tab, but the web browser is not located ...
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Debian 10 [Buster]: HDMI Input Not detected

OS: GNOME 3.30.2 on Debian GNU/Linux 10 (64-bit) My laptop has no output from the HDMI port. The monitor shows "NO INPUT DETECTED". Previously I had Kubuntu installed and before that I had windows 10,...
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How would I go about editing the Gnome-shell launcher GRID, to have more columns/rows?

Having a 21:9 ratio resolution, it seems like it's a lot of wasted space!?
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After locking, screen won't turn back on with keyboard or mouse under Debian Buster

I was on Jessie, did an upgrade to Stretch and then immediately to Buster. I believe I have the default gnome 3 desktop manager. If I lock the screen with super-l then I cannot wake the screen up ...
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Double title bar on certain GNOME applications in Debian 10 / GNOME 3

See screencap of EOG below. This behavior is only occurring with GNOME applications such as EOG, Totem, and Gedit, though not all (such as GNOME Terminal).
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How to hide bind-mounts in GNOME 3.x?

I am using vanilla-gnome-desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome-shell version 3.28.4-0ubuntu18.04.3. I was under the impression that the x-gvfs-hide mount option would allow me to hide volumes from both ...
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Quitting a Sticky Keys sequence?

When Sticky Keys is enabled, how do you quit a key sequence after pressing a modifier by accident? https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-help/stable/keyboard-shortcuts-set.html.en suggested Backspace to ...
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Where is the GNOME virtual keyboard?

I use GNOME 3.36 on Arch Linux and even if control panel shows up the right option activated (see the screenshot below); none virtual keyboard is shown when needed i.e. on an input box like the search ...
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.jar-file fails to start on fedora gnome3

form terminal, when I try to run a .jar-file I receive: $ java -jar ./RemoteDroidServer/RemoteDroidServer.jar Exception in thread "main" java.awt.HeadlessException at java.awt....
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show-window-overview removed super as key

After a recent update and reboot I suddenly cannot use my Super key to show the typical gnome3 window overview anymore. Looking it up in the keyboard shortcuts reveals that it became disabled. I want ...
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Install and run Skype in Snap(d) on Debian with Gnome 3 desktop

I installed snapd on my debian system: Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux bullseye/sid Kernel: Linux 5.4.0-4-686-pae Architecture: x86 GNOME Shell: 3.34.4 ...
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Selecting Display under gnome-control-center makes it crash with segfault

I try to setup 2 external monitors to my x1 carbon thinkpad 6th gen via dockingstation. Everything works fine so far, except that one display makes the gnome-control-center crash as soon as I select ...
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How to make a Nautilus script to make backspace go back?

Need help with one line of a script. I wish to have Nautilus (Gnome Files) go back a folder with backspace (besides the current Alt+<-). However, after researching, I found out some versions ago ...
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How to configure Debian Gnome and VNC for full desktop?

I am attempting to set up an AWS EC2 Debian 9 instance using this image. I have the image up and running and can connect via VNC using 'tightvncserver'. My problem is exactly the same as described in ...
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Monjaro GNOME don't load last used session after reboot

I'm try to achieve MacBook-like behavior after restart/reboot on Manjaro GNOME. I want to load all the applications that runned before.
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gnome 3 shell: Make icon for current window in top bar colour, not black and white?

So Gnome 3 Shell does not show a window icon and title in the window top bar. Instead, the icon and title of the active window are in the top bar. So far, so good - but the icon is black-and-white. ...
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Filter specific Notifications in Gnome 3.34.2

generally I like the notifications in gnome. But there is one notification which annoys me really badly. I use the gnome extension "caffeine", which disables auto suspend. Each time I enable caffeine ...
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How to save monitor settings (GNOME 3.30.2, Debian buster)

I am fortunate to have a wonderful setup of a ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Generation) connected to the ultra-wide display LG 49WL95C via USB-3. Running Debian buster and the GNOME 3.30.2 desktop, I had ...
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Gnome3 shell: lower panel with active windows and traditional tray

I want to try and get the feel that I need on Gnome3 Shell, but the long list of extensions is not helping. So as a minimal possible change, I want to add a lower panel, of similar height as the top ...
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Disabling “Low GPU Memory” Notification in Gnome

How can I disable the notifications that warn for low available GPU memory? A screenshot is included below. These are very distracting. As I'm never doing anything GPU demanding, the notifications ...
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How to fully reset Gnome/Dconf settings?

I already deleted everything that I could in based on the answer in https://askubuntu.com/questions/56313/how-do-i-reset-gnome-to-the-defaults, but one things remains: Devices > Displays > ...
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Why does Dash to Panel keep resetting Action/Click action?

I use Tweak UI to edit Dash to Panel's settings. Under Tweaks > Extensions > Dash to Panel > Action, I edit the Click action setting to the Toggle single / Preview multiple choice. Why does this ...

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