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Version 3 of the GNOME desktop environment

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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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How to find out why GNOME extensions fail?

Background: I'm dipping my toes into migrating from Windows-based computing to Linux-based. I've enjoyed a lot of what Linux offers as a desktop-computing environment at work, and am wanting to enjoy ...
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Remove this lockscreen before entering credentials

I'm using kali linux 5.3.0 gnome and I want to remove or disable this screen https://imgur.com/a/EFLE3k5 only, before continuing on to enter my username and password. This is the screen that comes ...
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Manjaro: Gnome Tweak Failed to register: Timeout was reached

Manjaro: Gnome 3.34.2 Gnome Tweaks initially worked without issue, but even upon rebooting it still will not launch. The only thing that was done after it's installation and before it stopped ...
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r key not working but killall gnome-setting-daemon make r key to work

I have faced same issue which is similar but its with r key issue, the key is not working. I found there are some possible option to make it work Option I: With caps lock & shift key we can make ...
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zooming desktop screen with mouse wheel in GNOME 3.3

GNOME3.3 supports desktop zoom, but one has to open the settings window and adjust the zooming factor whenever the scaling factor should be changed. I wonder if there's an way to active the desktop ...
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Why the icons are not showing in Gnome + Debian?

I'm using Debian + Gnome and I'm not able to view the icons from the theme. I'm using Adwaita and event in the lock screen, the theme icons are not being displayed. As you can see, Most of the icons,...
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Debian Buster - Bluetooth No default controller available

Recently I have installed Debian 10 on my Dell XPS15 7590. I am also using the GNOME desktop environment. I am not able to get the connection between my laptop and my headphones to work. If i want to ...
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notify-send not working in i3wm but is working in gmone3

I've been experimenting with i3 on fedora 30 (alongside the default gnome3) and I've run into a problem. I can get notify-send to work in gnome but when I log in to i3 it doesn't do anything. I've ...
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Gnome shell : why do I need to type TAB or DOWN arrow to loop through open windows in overview

When I press Super on Gnome shell, I get the overview of the current workspace with all open windows. However I can't select any window using the arrow keys unless I press one time on the DOWN key or ...
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Can't install Gnome on debian

I've been trying to install Gnome on my Debian, I used i3wm previously, and I wanted to install Gnome for some demonstration purpose. I tried the command sudo apt-get install gnome And while ...
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lid close and suspend to ram: Which software is involved?

In order to fix some reliability issues with suspend-to-ram (upon laptop lid being closed), I want to inquire which software is involved with this. So that I can resolve the following issues: "...
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Sync keepass with Google Drive Gnome 3.30.2

I am trying to link my keepass password manager across multiple devices. I used to do this via dropbox, but their policy of limiting the number of devices that can connect to an account has me wanting ...
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Mouse keys on GNOME with no keypad

How do I use mouse keys (Universal Access -> Pointing & Clicking -> Mouse Keys) when I have no keypad? My goal is to work mouse-free.
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GRUB bootloader not loading

I dual-booted Windows 10 with Manjaro and installed the GRUB bootloader in /dev/sda but no bootloader loads when system starts and it directly goes into Manjaro. I have to press F12 every time to go ...
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Update all installed GNOME 3 extensions at once

I use extensions.gnome.org website and GNOME Shell integration Chrome extension to search and install gnome-shell extensions. I know that I can use the website and the Chrome extension above to also ...
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How to debug Gnome notifications that disappear almost immediately

Since a few days my Gnome desktop (v. 3.28.4) is showing notifications that appear only for a fraction of a second. I manage to see the notification bubble and that it contains some text, but I have ...
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Does Google Chrome require some parts of GNOME3?

Does Google Chrome require some parts of GNOME3? I never pay attention to dependencies but this caught my eye. So... does it? And if I'm using f.i. MATE or Xfce do I "lose" something so to speak? [....
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Hide mounted drives from Gnome favorites bar

After updating my Gnome Desktop Environment to version 3.34.1, whenever I mount a device, it will be shown in the favorites bar (as seen in the image below). I don't want any of my mounted devices ...
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How to reduce spacing between icons in GNOME Files (Nautilus) 3.34?

The empty space between icons is wider that icons themselves in any scale. `How do I make the layout more dense? Gsettings doesn't seem to have anything relevant: $ gsettings list-recursively org....
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Almost all my apps can't save some of their settings from run to run

I started to use GNOME 3.34.1 on my Arch. After a couple of days, I started to notice that applications don't save some of their configurational data. Examples: IntelliJ IDEA doesn't save my GitHub ...
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How to hide the open terminal button in the right-click menu in the gnome3 desktop environment

Can someone help me? I mean, I need to hide this open terminal, because someone might open my computer, and I don't want him to open the terminal and execute the command
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Cannot use HDMI port and cannot run XOrg server might be related

I have a Debian 10 Testing running a Gnome environment over Wayland. Before, I had an Ubuntu distro installed in late 2019 that was able to detect the eDP-* ports as HDMI. Therefore, I think that the ...
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GNOME: Increase Display Scale Without Lowering Resolution

I have a 1920x1080p laptop display for Debian (Gnome). I want to be able to make the display scale bigger, without lowering the screen resolution. Unfortunately, in Gnome settings, the only scale ...
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Debian 'bullseye' - mouse pointer disappears on GNOME3 backgrounds

Since some recent upgrades on my Debian system, I experience the mouse pointer disappearing in front of Gnome backgrounds, meaning the top-bar, the desktop and system window. As soon as the pointer is ...
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How I can fix “iio-sensor-proxy” detect orientation problem?

I am a Arch Linux user and I have a Laptop that has a built in sensor to detect orientation .and according this sensor the screen will be rotate. but the main problem here is that this sensor detect ...
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Does Gnome 3 have a default serif font?

I know Cantarell is Gnome 3 default sans-serif font. But does Gnome 3 also use a serif font somewhere?
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Installing Gnome3 on GhostBSD

I'm looking to install Gnome3 and GDM (not as important) onto GhostBSD and mate (the original desktop environment) is still coming up. The way I know of is by changing exec mate-session to exec gnome-...
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Gnome 3 : How do I create a launcher in the dock?

First of all, I saw this question and all the others with similar answer and it does not seem to work for me. I use Ubuntu 19.04 and GNOME 3.32.1 I downloaded Postman (a code testing tool) and I want ...
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GNOME 3.30 - changing activities overview close button

I have GNOME 3.30 and tried to run 3.32 theme (Adwaita - refresh) which works somehow. Only the GNOME-SHELL Activities close button (picture) looks weird (there's a smudge behind the button). How can ...
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Script becomes unresponsive when running from gnome keyboard shortcut

I have a shell script /usr/local/bin/myrofi.sh which contains: #!/bin/sh /usr/bin/rofi -run-list-command ". /usr/local/bin/get_aliases.sh" -run-command "/usr/bin/zsh -i -c '{cmd}'" -show run when I ...
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Apply the same “view settings” in (GNOME) Files

I use Arch Linux; I do also use GNOME 3.32.2, and along with that Files 3.32.1-628fc3c43. I'm trying to have the same "view settings" every time I open up Files and browse into any (other) sub-...
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Debian testing 'bullseye' logs out user while in sleepmode

since some resent upgrades of my Debian testing/bullseye distribution, my user gets logged out while in sleep-mode (lid closed). Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux bullseye/sid Kernel: ...
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GNOME 3/GTK3 - Remove black window outline

So I'm trying to modify an existing theme by removing the black/dark-grey border around windows. It's very aesthetically annoying because I want to add a box-shadow behind windows. To be more precise,...
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How to diagnose slow gnome login on rhel7

Summary Recently my RHEL7 workstation at work has been taking a long time (minutes) to go from entering my password on the GUI login screen and my desktop actually appearing. I would like to know ...
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GNOME 3.32.1 on Ubuntu 19.04 Desktop Freezes up to 15seconds

I did a distro upgrade from 18.04 to 19.04, during the upgrade. I had some errors due to 3rd party repositories I think, but eventually I upgraded and got my Gnome desktop to work. However, the ...
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Capture the display contents without stealing mouse focus with Print Screen

In GNOME, when I initiate a Print Screen command, the Print Screen sound and animation will play a couple of milliseconds after I initiate the command, even with gsettings get org.gnome.gnome-...
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how to control the mousekey on gnome3 in centos7

After I recently switched to the mouse key, the cursor speed is too slow. There is no xkbset command. How do you do that?
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Gnome (Wayland) multiple dpi almost correct

I have setup gnome on a 2 screen system: 1) a primary 4K display scaled 200% and 2) a secondary 1080p display at normal scaling. After some configuration I have gotten everything scaled perfectly on ...
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Fedora - Battery indicator fails to display in top left panel

The Battery indicator icon is not visible in the top panel. I am running Fedora 30 with GNOME. I tried restarting upower but it failed. $ sudo systemctl restart upower Job for upower.service failed ...
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Is it possilbe to add custom buttons to any window on ubuntu 18.x (Gnome)?

Using the dconf editor I'm able to remove or reorder the windows title bar buttons Ex: :menu,minimize,maximize,close Is the any property or value to add my custom button apart from these, so that I ...
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gnome-control-center not running

Today, just after a software upgrade which involved samba-libs, the gnome-conrol-center utility didn't start anymore when I tried to launch it from the small "tools" icon located at the top-right ...
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How to add a flatpak app to Gnome 3 autostarts?

I installed telegram-desktop via flatpak and would like to autostart the messenger when logging into Gnome 3 (or Unity as a fact). Is there a way to robustly do so?
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Debian 10/Buster crashing after days of usage

I am using Debian 10/Buster on my desktop with Gnome3. It is working quite well but after a couple of days it will just crash. The PC is still on, but the keyboard is unresponsive and the display won'...
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Set GNOME 3 4k monitor scaling from the command line?

So I'm running GNOME 3 inside a VMWare Workstation VM and I'm having trouble with the high DPI settings constantly getting reverted to unreadably small. Is there any way to set this on the command ...
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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 ...