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Version 3 of the GNOME desktop environment

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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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Network manager not taking dns-search into account for VPN, GNOME Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS

/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ I have a VPN configured with the following ipv4 config (I replaced the real domain names by fake ones) [ipv4] dns=19.0.0.1;19.0.0.2;19.0.0.3; dns-search=...
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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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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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Why GNOME Display Manager always read .profile?

I recently switched from terminal prompt login (getty?) to GNOME Display Manager. It seems that GDM always reads .profile, regardless of user's setting of login shell (Zsh in my case). Why is that? I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to override the Gnome 3 SSH handler?

I would like to be able to click on SSH links that look like ssh://user@servername and have a gnome-terminal open that runs SSH inside of it. After reading up on the XDG stuff I did the following: I ...
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What happens when I press "Shut Down" from the GUI?

I have been banging my head against this for quite a while now. It's related to this question. I would like to find out exactly what happens when I choose to shut down my Linux box from the GUI. This ...
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What is secure to remove from GNOME Desktop => GNOME

Days ago I was playing with Gnome 3 and Cinnamon and I decide after a few test to keep Cinnamon and remove Gnome. The problem is I don't know if it's secure to remove everything marked as installed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disable GDM suspend on lock screen

I'm using Arch Linux + GNOME3 on desktop, and when the system starts or the user logs out, gdm displays the login screen for about 20 seconds and then turns off the display (although the computer is ...
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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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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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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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What is the story behind Client Side Decorations?

So, Gnome apps currently use exclusive Client Side Decorations, with GTK Header Bar containing buttons, menus, title. What is the story behind implementing Client Side Decorations? Is it Gnome ...
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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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GNOME 3 "Always on top" keyboard shortcut not toggling off

This is not a big issue, but, a little annoying, and, above all intriguing. I run a Debian 9 stable machine with Xfce 4.12 for a while, and I am setting up a GNOME desktop in parallel to try it out. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Configure GNOME/Wayland display configuration from command line

Is there a possibility to configure the monitor configuration of Mutter/GNOME shell from command line in a Wayland Session or is that not implemented until now? I have tried to change some things via ...
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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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Setting application-specific keyboard shortcuts in Gnome 3.16

I would like to associate a specific action in Nautilus (namely 'Open in Terminal') with a keyboard shortcut so that I don't have to use the mouse to open the current working directory in a new ...
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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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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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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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