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Why Gnome 3.22 Assistive On Screen Keyboard supports only Qwerty?

This thread is the continua of the thread How to confirm successful bug report in Debian reportbug? because I could not file the bug report by bugreport in Debian. Assistive technology > On Screen ...
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Why Debian 9.1 Desktop Icons burn through in Gnome 3.22 on X11?

I have noticed that the Debian Desktop icons burn through i.e. show up on the screen when they should not in some dynamic cases Assistive technology On Screen Keyboard On Debian reportbug active ...
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How to set Super/Windows key to Show All Applications menu in GNOME DE?

I am on Antergos with GNOME 3.24.3. Pressing the Super key (Windows key) opens this Activities menu/view that I don't want to use: Pressing the Super + A keys opens the menu that I want to open with ...
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Modify desktop application icon after progam opens e.g. in alt-tab

You may tell me I'm a perfectionist, but I am struggling with the following: I have two applications that do not come from the repository for which I have problems with the application icon. I am ...
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Debian Stretch: How do I make Wayland the default?

I am running Debian Stretch 9.1 with GNOME 3 as the desktop environment and GDM for session management. I tried GNOME on Wayland from GDM (gear icon) and it works very well. I would now like to ...
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how to open multiple windows of terminal in gnome-shell?

I am using xterm. I want to open two separate instances in arch linux. However when I click on the icon it does do any activity. I have used Ubuntu before. It was normal to open multiple ...
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Gnome 3 Overview Delay

I recently switched to Ubuntu Gnome in preparation of the eventual official switch. Overall I actually really like it and have been using it fine for a few months. However, something that has been ...
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split windows in gnome-debian (stretch version) with shortcuts [duplicate]

It is really useful the shortcut Super+Left/Right for moving windows to the left/right (technically "view split of left/right"). My version is gnome-debian (gnome 3.22.3) stretch (stable), but I want ...
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Hide icons from Gnome launcher applications page in Fedora 26

We are trying to hide application icons from the Gnome launcher. Note, this is not the Dash panel on the left, this is when you click the Applications icon in the dash panel and it shows you all the ...
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Enable recently used on Gtk3 file chooser

I can no longer see "recently used" in my GTK3 File Chooser Dialog. How can I put it back?
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How do I clear gnome-calculator history?

How do I clear gnome calculator history? Like in terminal, we can press Ctrl L to clear, but what about calculator? I also don't see a clear button?
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Debian Stretch gnome DE: Add keyboard layout

These days I was confused about why I could not apply to a standard user the keyboard-layout configuration I had been able to add and apply as root to the Login-screen (To do so, I applied the debian....
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How to set the default browser in NixOS?

I am using NixOS with Gnome, and would like to set Chromium as the default browser. The 'Details' section of my settings, under 'default applications' shows the following: Both Chromium and Firefox ...
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Lid closed not automatically detected on thinkpad T430 with debian 9

I've recently updated to Debian 9 my T430 and I got stuck in this behavior. Previously, when docked, I used to turn it on from the dock power button, and it used to use the external display(s) ...
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Change all tweak-tool config files for all users

To be able to access the Minimize and Maximize buttons in Debian, I have to change every users settings from gnome-tweak-tool, individually. Is there a way for me to change every users tweak-tool ...
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How to patch and rebuild gnome-settings-daemon?

I am trying to fix the power button on gnome 3 not shutting down the system and as don_crissti said in this thread (Gnome 3: how to set power button to shutdown instead of suspend?) that options was ...
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How to change the notification timeout in GNOME?

IMHO the notifications in GNOME (3) are hidden very quickly. Of course, it depends on the user, how fast he/she can read that notifications or so. So is there any way to change how long the ...
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How to prevent scroll wheel from changing the selected item of comobox in gnome?

Scroll wheel changes the selected item of combobox when a cursor is above it, is there any way to disable this behaviour?
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Getting exception while opening terminal on Fedora 24

I am getting following exception when I am opening terminal. How can I solve this errors: bash: /etc/profile.d/proxy-globalmenu.sh: line 1: syntax error in conditional expression bash: /etc/profile.d/...
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How do I change my default session?

How do I change the default session I get when I log in? I'm on Debian jessie. I tried changing settings on gdm3, tried installing lightdm and following this but it's just not working. For more ...
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Can't disable idle screen blanking in GNOME 3.22

I'm using Fedora 25 and my screen always blanks after 10 minutes of inactivity. I tried disabling it since it's very annoying when watching videos, but I didn't have any luck so far. These are the ...
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Gnome shell - alt-tab prioritize current workspace

Is there a way to tweak the alt-tab behaviour in Gnome Shell to prioritize the current workspace? Currently, alt-tab prioritizes windows used most recently, instead of windows in the current ...
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Libinput 3 finger gestures

As I want to get 3-finger (or even 4-finger) gestures running under Gnome (Fedora 25, Xorg), I've installed the libinput drivers and libinput-gestures (https://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures)....
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How to have normal notifications over full screen applications in Gnome 3?

In my workflow I use applications in fullscreen mode most of the time. The only serious drawnback I have in that is the way Gnome 3 handles desktop notifications, I can't get any normal notification, ...
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How can I assign redundant shortcuts for switching workspaces in GNOME 3?

I would like to bind both Super+1 and Super+Home as shortcuts to the "Switch to workspace 1" action in GNOME 3. Is there a way to do this? I think that to achieve this there would either have to be a ...
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Changing the way automatic screen rotation works in Gnome shell

I recently acquired a Lenovo Yoga 3 11" convertible notebook. It works really with out-of-the-box with Ubuntu Gnome LTS 16.04.2 - WiFi, Bluetooth, even suspend and resume work without any issues so ...
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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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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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Is there any way we can reduce size for all widgets including button, menu/menu item etc in Gnome 3.20 or above?

Recently I reduced the size of title bar in Fedora 24 Gnome 3.20 version. Basically I want to reduce size of every widget so that the space taken by application on screen will be reduce. Any help ...
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How to move a window of the bottom panel in Gnome 3 [duplicate]

I am using Debian 8 Jessie with Gnome 3. I can't move the windows of the bottom panel. I just want to rearranged them but it doesn't work. I click one of them and try to move it but nothing happend.
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Gnome-Tweak-Tool Stopped working in Debian Jessie

I was installing an extension for gnome-tweak-tool and and when I added the .zip file that I got off github Gnome-Tweak-Tools told me I needed to restart I clicked Restart Session and all of my Gnome-...
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How to fix “Add to Favorites” menu item when adding Konsole to Gnome 3 favorites

Normally in Gnome 3 to add an Application the Favorites, you can launch it, then right click the app icon in the doc and select "Add to Favorites". But on Ubuntu 16.04 specifically for the "Konsole" ...
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Debian GNOME 3 Chrome drag and drop issue

I simply cannot drag and drop anything on Google Chrome; pages (for drag-and-drop bookmarking to the bookmarks bar), tabs (for re-ordering) and also anything on a website (that can be draggable and ...
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gnome 3 resolution change delay too short

How can I increase this delay to allow my monitors to display the selected settings before reverting? When changing my screen resolution using the displays dialog, my monitors stay blank longer than ...
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Debian Jessie unable to install GNOME extension, the native host connector is not detected

I have a Debian Jessie 64bit 8.7 and Google Chrome Stable 57.0.2987.110. When I visited the GNOME Shell extensions site, I saw the following information: Although GNOME Shell integration ...
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How can I tell what apps are using location

In the latest gnome version 3.24 running on Opensuse Tumbelweed I see the 'location being used' indicator in the top bar. Is there a way to tell what apps are using my location?
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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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Disable RGBA antialiasing for fonts smaller than a certain size

I am trying to disable RGBA antialiasing selectively for fonts smaller than, say 8 points, in GNOME 3.22 on Fedora 25. The general antialiasing is RGBA. I have tried placing the following in ~/.config/...
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Modify mouse wheel and touchpad two-finger scrolling speed

I'm running GNOME 3 on Fedora 25, which uses Wayland as opposed to Xorg. I'm having trouble finding a way to modify my mouse wheel scroll speed and touchpad scroll speed without affecting mouse/...
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Permanently disable airplane mode gnome 3.2

I have a computer running centOS 7 and Gnome 3.2 and everytime the computer boots it boots with airplane mode enabled and the ethernet interface disabled. I've been looking for a solution but I cannot ...
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How to close all applications in a workspace?

Is there a gnome 3 extension or a fedora 25 shortcut to close all opened applications in a workspace? (Closing the workspace itself by pressing an X for example). I've seen that functionality ...
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Toggle external display under Wayland

Under X I had a xrandr command that would disable the external display or, if it was disabled, enable it and set it as the main/default display. Is there anyway to achieve similar functionality under ...
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Do dnf updates conflicts with gnome software center updates? [duplicate]

I'm using fedora 25 gnome latest update. My dnf repo list is fedora-cisco-openh264.repo rpmfusion-free-updates.repo fedora.repo rpmfusion-free-updates-testing.repo fedora-spotify....
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CentOS 7.3 with Gnome 3.14 - Allowing any user to join Wireless network before authenticating remotely

I am trying to allow users of a laptop to be able to connect by hand with their own credentials to our secure wireless so then they can proceed to authenticate remotely. My initial thoughts were to ...
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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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How to install Gnome 3 in Linux Mint 18.1 (Serena)?

I looked around for a while, found some instructions for LM 17 which, according to comments, don't work for LM 18. Gnome appears in Synaptic, but I'm not sure if it's as simple as that (and I ...
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Is it possible to reduce size of eclipse toolbar?

I am running Eclipse Mars on Fedora 24 (Gnome 3.20). What I want to do is to reduce the size of toolbar. What I felt is the size of toolbar is big because of "Quick Access" text box but I tired to ...
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Start/stop systemd service from gnome 3

I have systemd services on my desktop that don't need to run all the time. So far I start/stop them from the CLI every time I need it. I'm using Gnome 3 on Fedora 25, is there any way to do it from ...
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Customized keyboard shorcuts with gnome-shell

I would like to customize some keystrokes in gnome-shell and I have two problems: I would like to have Shift+Enter launch Emacs but gnome-shell doesn't want me to use this shortcut. How can I ...
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How to unlock GNOME keyring automatically in NixOS?

I am using GNOME 3 on NixOS 16.09, and I cannot figure out how to make the "Login" keyring unlock automatically on login. I suspect this could be fixed with the security.pam.services option, but I am ...

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