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Version 3 of the GNOME desktop environment

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Purpose of the autostart-scripts directory

A user can place .desktop files in his ~/.config/autostart/ directory to run a script on login (session start) in Gnome, or indeed any Freedesktop-compliant environment. But, on my openSUSE Leap 42.2 ...
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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 : 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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Theming of KDE apps with Gnome DE

I'm using Gnome 3 on Arch Linux but I use some KDE applications like Okular. I would like to make Okular and other KDE applications use a dark theme to match the one I'm using in Gnome. I noticed ...
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Disabling USB automount in GNOME3

I'm trying to disable the USB automount in GNOME 3.14.1 (debian Jessie). I've modified the gnome media handling using dconf-editor, my configuration looks like this: I'm not sure of what proces or ...
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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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How do I refresh the Google calendar in Gnome?

I'm using Gnome 3.14 on Arch Linux. I'm fond of the calendar drop-down when you click on the time in the top panel. I've set up my Google calendar to show there, but if I happen to be offline when ...
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How do I find icon path for AppImage file?

I installed Hyper terminal (hyper.is) by downloading the .AppImage file and moving it to /usr/bin/. It doesn't show up in Gnome's launcher though, so I manually created a .desktop file for it. That ...
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Gnome Shell: Running shell script after session starts?

I'm a long time KDE user, never seen GNOME since may be Mandrake Linux 10 something. Yesterday I took a look at GNOME Shell on Youtube and thought it may worth a look. It actually is worth, but I ...
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How do I refresh Gnome 3 applications

I just added and modified a .desktop file in my /home/user/.local/share/applications folder. Is there any way to refresh the icon and caption in the list of applications without logging out?
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How do I get the network manager applet and install openvn on Kali 2.0 Gnome 3?

I'm attempting to install VPN on my Kali Linux Gnome 3 laptop. I've followed the instructions on this page https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/forum/discussion/18003/openvpn-step-by-step-setups-for-...
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How to start an application as GNOME would by command line?

How would I start an application (by launcher) the exact same way as GNOME would, in a command line interface? I want to set some environment variables. I know I can check the launcher file for the '...
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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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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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Gnome3 - adding keyboard “Custom Shortcuts” using dconf without need of logging-out

Is there a way of using dconf load / < [...] for keyboard shortcuts but without mandatory re-logging of User? And/or possibly without admin rights? I'm using input file like this: [org/gnome/...
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Change GDM display timeout

I need to change the GDM display timeout from 10 seconds to something more forgiving. That is to say, my screen shuts off after 10 seconds in the lock screen. I am running Fedora 23 with Gnome on a ...
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Restrict Alt+Tab to the current monitor in Gnome 3

How can I tweak Alt+Tab in Gnome 3 so it will iterate windows only in the current monitor? I'm using ArchLinux.
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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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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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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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How to install packages without internet

How can I install a package on Debian without internet (without using apt-get)? I want to download it on USB and install from USB using terminal.
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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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Creating custom menus in Applications-menu tab in CentOS7 GNOME

I have created a .menu file in /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/, created .directory file in /usr/share/desktop-directories/ and the various .desktop files i want to be in my custom menu under /usr/...
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Display tasks in GNOME Shell Calendar

Is it possible to make my Evolution tasks show up in the GNOME Shell Calendar? When I pull down the calendar by clicking on the clock at the top of the screen (I'm using Fedora 20), it shows me the ...
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Gnome3, Systemd and umask

I try to configure how Nautilus, GEdit and other Gnome applications set new file and directory permissions (002 instead of the default 022). After reading posts and trying things, I found a "working" ...
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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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Can't uninstall Gnome Shell Extension

Gnome Shell 3.18.5 notified me some extensions needed updating. I visited https://extensions.gnome.org/local/ from Firefox, updated the Firefox extension, and now I want to uninstall some of the Gnome ...
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Cannot login into GNOME, kicking me back to login screen

I am not able to login into GNOME desktop, it happened yesterday after upgrade. In login screen, if I enter my password and press ENTER I am getting login screen again. System details: linux 4.4.5-1 ...
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How to set `umask` for the entire gnome session?

Using Gnome 3.18. I share files between other family members, but the default umask on my distro (archlinux) is 0022. So every file/directory created is not writable for our common group. I tried to ...
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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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How can I lock my screen in Gnome 3 without GDM?

There is no "Lock" option showing up in the user menu, and the standard shortcuts (Ctrl+L or Ctrl+Alt+L) don't do anything. I'm running Fedora 19 with Gnome Shell 3.8.3, and XDM 1.1.11. I'm using ...
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Save custom keyboard shortcuts in Gnome

On my Debian system I've customized my Gnome (Shell) keyboard shortcuts, via System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts. Where do I find the file with these settings so that I can copy the file onto a ...
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turn on numlock at login screen. GDM

GDM is turning off numlock key. I have tried following: a) installing numlockx and inserting following lines at /etc/gdm/Init/Default if [ -x /usr/bin/numlockx ]; then /usr/bin/numlockx on fi b)...
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Background transparency for Gnome Terminal

I'm trying to have transparency working for Gnome Terminal. However this is what I get when I try to edit the profile of gnome-temrinal: there's no background tab where I can set the opacity !? I am ...
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How to set different wallpaper for each screen from command line in Gnome3?

In gnome3 I can run the following command to set the desktop wallpaper for all my monitors: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri file:///path/to/mypic.png How can I set the ...
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gnome-session doesn't start on remote X server

I'm reposting Gnome Session Doesn't Start on Remote X Server, here, because I believe it's a Gnome question, not just an Ubuntu one. I have an Ubuntu host, which I reach via ssh -Y. The client is my ...
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GCP: Debian stuck at setting up dbus

I have been trying to install GUI, i.e. gnome and lxde, into Debian 9 stretch in google cloud computing instance. I have even increased the cpu, ram, harddisk size. However, the installation is always ...
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How do I suppress the title bar and window decorations on a maximized window in Gnome 3.12?

I'm trying to get rid of the top title bar on a fullscreen-sized window under Gnome 3.12.2, using the gnome-shell WM. In earlier versions of Gnome this was not difficult to do, but it apparently has ...
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Mouse freeze after logging in to Gnome

I did my first Arch Linux install yesterday. I later installed Gnome and I'm able to log in. The touchpad and mouse buttons work at the log in screen but once I'm logged on the Touchpad does not work....
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Change Screen Rotation in GNOME/Wayland

Is there a way to change the screen rotation of a specific screen in GNOME? I tried xrandr -d XWAYLAND1 -o right, but that gives me Can't open display XWAYLAND1.
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NetworkManager corrupted ipv6 dns settings

Today, I started having most web sites failing to load in browsers. Checking my network settings, I discovered those strange settings in ipv6 tab: Switching back to my usual dns for ipv6 (Google's ...
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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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Activation of network connection failed. Kali linux v2.0

I can't connect to internet via wired, adding DSL profile with user and password. While installing kali linux 2.0 there was a warning telling that there is missing non-free firmware `rtl_nic/...
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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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