Questions tagged [gnome3]

Version 3 of the GNOME desktop environment

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Hang applications when pasting from terminal

I am encountering a very weird bug. Sometimes, when I copy contents from the terminal and paste them elsewhere (e.g. in a text editor, in a browser tab) it hangs that application or browser tab. I try ...
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Tilix - read out list of set key-commands used by tiling terminal emulator for GNOME

Is there a way to read out the key-commands used by the tiling terminal emulator Tilix from the command line as a list to stdout?
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How to hide title bar for a specific window?

I am running Linux Mint 18.3 with Gnome 3.18 as my desktop. I have been building a loading screen for an application I have installed (Mycroft AI). I have the animation, I have it pop up on loading, i ...
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Gsettings not changing wallpaper

I'm trying to change desktop wallpaper with bash script, the script works on Fedora workstation 27, Ubuntu and Kali but it doesn't work on Fedora KDE 27 and Fedora mate compiz 27. The picture-uri is ...
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gnome-shell crashes when mounting, umounting usb drives

When I plug/unplug (mount/umount) any usb flash drive, every GUI application is killed and I get back to gnome login page. On the other hand the non-gui applications keep working (e.g those that had ...
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WIFI - Disable Hotspot Login Screen

I'm running Fedora 27, and my university uses a network authenication portal so GNOME pops up a hotspot login screen. I would like to disable this screen, and just have it open it in firefox, because ...
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Gnome “auto-move windows”-extension does not show all applications

I really love the extension "auto-move windows", but it is rather limited: the "Add Rule" Button shows a list which only contains certain applications -- those that installed through apt, I suppose. (...
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Dual screen with a debian 9 laptop display nothing

I use debian 9 on my laptop and I want to use my second monitor. So, I connect my monitor with a HDMI cable but the monitor display nothing, it stay black. My monitor is a ASUS VS248. I use Gnome ...
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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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Xstartup file for Gnome 3 session on Ubuntu 16.04

Is it possible to have a TurboVNC session, or indeed and vnc server session, to a Ubuntu 16.04 system display a desktop the same as what one gets when logging in locally, with the Activities bar and ...
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gnome 3 panel and menu fonts are too small

Gnome 3 panel and menu fonts are way too small. (I like using menu's as long as I used mouse and keyboard. Touchscreen, now, that would be different) Is there a tool or extension or anything that can ...
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GNOME - disable minimum width & height restrictions for all windows

I am using Gnome 3.22 and it is great. But there are some windows which have minimum width and minimum height defined and this is bad! How bad this is can be noticed when you start using any kind of ...
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creating Debian live disk with customized gnome3 desktop

I'm trying to make a live Debian ISO with live-build I installed gdm3 by installing task-gnome-desktop. That is the metapackage which I found in the live-build manual page to install all the gdm ...
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GNOME3/GDM first login fails but second login succeeds

When my system boots up, and I click my username, and enter my password, the login attempt fails. However, when I try the exact same password again, I can successfully log in. What could have caused ...
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Gnome3 - set screen energy settings from command line (script)

Is there a way to access, set gnome system-settings from the command-line? I'm specifically interested in a way to set: settings -> energy -> screen off = never settings -> energy -> ...
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Secondary Monitor displaying only mouse on Centos 7

I recently switched to Centos 7, but when I connected my secondary monitor through HDMI, something wierd's happening. GNOME's able to recognize that the second one has been connected, but I can only ...
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How to troubleshoot system halt on repeated launch of Sushi in Debian?

This problem Of Gnome Sushi has persisted long time in Debian Stretch. It is connected to the preview manager, Sushi, in the file manager, which breaks the system if you type any other key before ...
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How to install Gnome Shell Extension “Night light slider” & “Pause night light” with apt

If i type "night..." into my global search window, software recommends the 2 packages: Night light slider and Pause night light. How do I install this packages with apt? I have done some apt search ....
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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 do I query individual thumbnail-namespace attributes with the gio command?

The gio shell command replaces the gvfs- suite for working with local and remote files on Gnome systems, using Gio over the Gvfs backend. For the most part it's quite effective, but I'm having a lot ...
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Configure 2 video cards on Debian 9 (stretch)

I installed Debian 9 and my AMD gateway with 2 HDMI outputs. The gnome 3.22.2 desktop only showed up on 1 monitor. Followed instruction on: https://wiki.debian.org/AtiHowTo to install the video ...
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LibreOffice Writer crashing on Debian “buster” with Gnome desktop

I had the problem with libreoffice --writer crashing on my system without any message. libreoffice --calc was working without any problem. (I did not check on the others like draw or impress). I have ...
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Adding notification “Dot” in gnome

Is there a way to add a dot to notifications from specific applications, similar to an update notification? I've switched today to Geary e-mail, and am missing a claws-mail feature that made ...
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Transfer Settings/Config for Gnome 3

I recently accidentally borked my Linux Mint 18.2 installation and I am going to have to re-install. I want to make a back up of my config files for my desktop (Gnome 3) because of how much I ...
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AFS not working after Upgrade to Debian 9

We are using Debian 8 and 9 with Gnome 3 / KDE 5, kerberos authentification and an AFS filesystem. Debian 8 works fine, but after Upgrading some PCs to Debian 9 we have the following problem: Gnome ...
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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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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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Delete key not working at all in GNOME 3

My ⌦ Delete key is not working in GNOME environment at all. I cannot delete characters in LibreOffice, Terminal, Gvim or even Firefox address bar. The key itself physically works. I can ...
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No active Desktop in Linux Mint

I am running Linux Mint 18.2 64-bit from an external HDD with Gnome 3 as the desktop. I have several *.desktop files in my Desktop folder. But, they are not showing up. I have tried installing gnome-...
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Fedora Nautilus 3.26 Icon Alignment Problem or Bug: Icons are misaligned

Nautilus 3.26 does not show icons normally, but before I upgraded to nautilus 3.26, in nautilus 3.24 icons are shown normally without any problem. Nautilus 3.26 shows icons like the following picture....
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How to disable gnome calendar integration with google?

I want to remove Google calendar tasks from Gnome calendar. I never really configured Gnome to show Google tasks but I think Evolution automatically integrated them. I did find some instructions on ...
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Cannot wake up from suspend

I am using Gnome 3.22.3 $ gnome-shell --version GNOME Shell 3.22.3 Sometimes I encounter the problem of not able to wake from suspend. All I get is a black screen with mouse. Nothing can bring ...
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How to offline install Gnome 3 on CentOS 7?

I connect to a remote CentOS via ssh. This remote server has no GUI installed and is located in an isolated network without an access to the Internet. I need to install Gnome 3 on it. Can I download ...
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Devilspie on Wayland

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 and I'm now using Gnome 3 native over Wayland. My problem is that I have been using devilspie to place windows on the screen in the desired position. I also use ...
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Scrolling is inherited between windows in GNOME 3

Rather odd behaviour I've picked up on; after scrolling (a noticeably large amount) in one window, alt-tabbing to another window and then attempting to scroll even just a single line, this new window ...
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How do I create a default file association in Debian with Gnome?

I'm using Debian Jessie 64-bit with Gnome 3.14.1. My TIF image files are opening by default in the PDF Viewer, don't ask why. In Nautilus, I right-click on the file, click Open With|Other Application....
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Cannot enable HiDPI from Gnome Tweak Tool?

In past Fedora releases, the Gnome Tweak Tool can be used to turn on HiDPI for Retina displays. However, I found the option missing in Fedora 27 (at least for the beta version I’m using, but it doesn’...
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Fix random mouse cursor movement in Fedora Gnome

I use Fedora 26 x64 (Gnome 3.24.2) and faced with some kind of ... a bug, as i think (i am not sure). My mouse cursor suddenly moves to the corner of the screen (usually to the top left corner) when ...
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Activate Night Light option from terminal

Recently Gnome came up with a new feature of Night Light. It is really helpful. It feels too time-consuming that I need to go to settings (and then display) and activate it each time. Is there any ...
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Where did the status icons go in GNOME 3.26.x and what can I do to bring them back?

I updated to the newest, 3.26.1, version of GNOME several hours ago, and I don't see the list of background applications that used to be located in the bottom-left corner of the screen, on a hidden ...
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How to drag and drop in gnome 3

I'm on Fedora 26 and I have the latest Gnome 3 that comes with it. I've been using Fedora for more than a year now, and to this day I have no clue how to drag and drop easily. I resize the windows so ...
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Logged in loop on gnome shell on fedora 26

When I tried to logged-in on gnome shell, it will just goes black then after a few seconds it will just comeback to GDM. I am using fedora 26. Any advice how I can fix this? thanks. Edit:(requested ...
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Can I trigger VPN connection based on online status?

I use my machine (GNOME desktop) on my home wifi, at public wifi locations and with no wifi connection. How can I set up a trigger so that as soon as my machine connects to the internet, it ...
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Why does Gnome 3 start “KDE Accessible”?

When I start a Gnome 3 session on Debian Linux 9, in the icons tray among others appears the icon of "KDE Accessible". "KDE Accessible" is not in the list of Gnome's startup applications, neither is ...
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Gnome 3.12 - GTK Apps black areas glitch

This is my first question here so I hope I'm asking it the right way. My setup is: ubuntu gnome 14.04 gnome 3.12 gtk2 (version 3.12.2) and gtk3 (version 3.12.2) installed integrated Intel Graphics ...
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gnome-settings-daemon thinks I have multiple monitors attached

My laptop is not suspending when I close it, but systemctl suspend works perfectly, my suspend key (fn+f1) works perfectly, suspend from the GUI works perfectly, /proc/acpi/button/lid/LID/state shows ...
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app Generic Names in Gnome 3 panel and menu

For my grandparents' desktop, I need to show the generic names for apps in the activities menu and panel. I am using gnome 3. Is there a way to do this, maybe in gsettings?
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How can I minimise all GNOME/Wayland windows from the command line?

Before switching to Wayland I would minimise all GNOME Shell windows with the following command: wmctrl -k on ...but both wmctrl and xdotool are X11-only applications. What CLI command can I use to ...
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How to raise gnome screen shield after logout using keyboard?

I don't have mouse at hand, how do I log user in? The problem appears after shield comes down either by screen lock or after logout. Preferrably, this should not require maintaining extensions. While ...
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SLES 12.2 can't enable org.gnome.Vino - No such key 'enabled'

Since Sles 12 SP2 I'm not able to activate VNC remote access: dbus-launch gsettings set org.gnome.Vino prompt-enabled false dbus-launch gsettings set org.gnome.Vino authentication-methods "['vnc']" ...

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