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How to add custom keyboard shortcuts in Debian 7

Have a reasonably recent download of Debian 7. Trying unsuccessfully to set keybindings, specifically <Super>+t type stuff for terminal etc like I have in OpenBox elsewhere. Default Gnome ...
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How do I get out of full-screen mode?

I'm using LibreOffice 4.2.4.2 (Calc) in debian wheezy and in an attempt to hide the window title bar I have enabled full-screen mode, which has hidden both the window title bar of Calc and the menu ...
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Shortcut for searching all installed applications using debian/gnome

I'd like to create a shortcut to launch the "desktop search" application ("Applications" -> "Accessories" -> "Desktop Search") in debian/gnome. Does this shortcut exist (or can it be created) in ...
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How do I install Krita on Debian Xfce lightly?

I want to install Krita on Debian Xfce but I am worried that installing Krita will also install all the Kde related stuff and will bog down my system. Installing Kde components is not an issue, ...
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Why gnome 3 in Debian Wheezy is not displaying icons?

After freshly installing Debian with Gnome 3, I cannot enable desktop icons. I tried to use dconf-editor, but all values were locked. I tried sudo dconf-editor: The option was changeable but had no ...
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How to setup touchegg with gnome on debian

I am trying to setup touchegg on debian testing with gnome. I was able to compile and run it (without gui, daemon only). But unfortunately gestures doesn't work, though gnome two finger scroll works. ...
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How to type ñ on my debian system?

Dead keys used to work as they should until months ago but since whatever update of my debian/gnome/whatever I fail to both type ñ and to find a solution. I live in Viña, Chile, so it's not so ...
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How do I navigate to a samba location I've mounted in Nautilus on the command line?

This is the same question here (and a bit of here too), except that I'm running Debian wheezy (7.4). To clear up, these directories do not exist: /run/user /var/run/user ~/.cache/gvfs And this ...
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Getting a desktop environment Debian

I installed the latest stable release of Debian and I don't like the interface I want it to be similar to the Debian desktop installed by default like the Raspberry Pi has. Is there a way to change ...
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Can't display content on second monitor

When I move a window onto my second monitor, the cursor stays visible and I can still interact with the window, but the window does not appear on the second monitor. This is a HP Envy 700-147c with ...
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How do I deploy user configurations to multiple linux desktops (gnome)?

We have been using linux/debian/gnome exclusively in our small office for the past 7 years, and it has always been manageable with 3-4 desktops and 1 server. Recently, we have expanded a little (8 ...
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What are the MIME configuration files that point to ~/.local/share/icons?

I installed MSOffice2007 in Debian 7.2 in wine, which created its own MIME reference files in ~/.local/share/mime/ and ~/.local/share/applications. Later I deleted wine completely and all the files ...
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Cannot open Network-Manager-Gnome LMDE

Hi I am using the Linux Mint Debian Version After installing the recent Update pack 7, I cannot open The Networkmanager-gnome window. The icon on the Dock appears and I can switch on/off any networks ...
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Can't validate mine, sudo nor root in Debian “Jessie” Gnome anymore?

I'm Debian beginner & GUI guy in a bit of trouble? Can't login as sudo/gksu/root/su nor as (main/super)user after removed user password via Gnome-user-settings. History of actions (Probably ...
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How do I install themes for Gnome3 in Debian 7?

I am trying to install the viva theme for my Debian install. I am having some issues. I am told to use the gnome tweak tool to select the theme. When I run the gnome tweak tool there is a yellow ...
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GNOME3 keyboard shortcuts doesn't run my script

I have a home made script that takes a screenshot and uploads it to puush, and I have put the script in /usr/bin. If I open a terminal and write the name of the script it runs perfectly. I use Debian ...
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Emacs forces Gnome logout under Debian Wheezy?

I am running Debian Wheezy 64bit with the latest Nvidia drivers (from Nvidia). Whenever I fire "emacs" (Emacs23.4), Gnome session goes dark and it logs out and bring back the log in menu consistently. ...
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Linux: how to block playing videos?

How can I block playing all possible kinds of videos (.mpeg .avi. flash etc.) by users on Debian Wheezy (with Gnome)? Which packages/plugins should I deinstall (or block somehow)? How can I make ...
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Under gnome (from debian 6.0.7 Squeeze) my space acts like the PowerDown button

I installed a debian squeeze on my computer and when I strike the spacebar under X11-gnome a window appears explaining that my computer is about to stop (within 60 secondes). Here I can cancel, ...
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How to stream my GNU/Linux audio output to Android devices over WI-FI?

I want to stream my audio output over the network (Wi-Fi) to my Android devices. I'm not looking for a music/video streaming solution, but I would stream any audio output of my GNU/Linux desktop to my ...
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1answer
262 views

Gnome 3.4.2: How to display notifications a bit longer

I receive mails via Thunderbird (with extensions FireTray and GNOME Integration) and want to display the "New mail notification" a bit longer. How can I increase the length of time notifications ...
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focus changes when changing workspaces in gnome 3

When I change between workspaces in GNOME 3 (I use fallback mode) either by using a keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+Alt+arrow_key) or by clicking on the workspace icon in the taskbar, the window with focus is ...
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Removing iceweasel from Debian

On Debian Wheezy, when trying to remove Iceweasel, aptitude suggests, both when I try it via GUI and via aptitude remove iceweasel to also remove the following: 1) gnome ...
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1answer
186 views

Mate panel opens application instead of caja

I run Mate 1.4.2 When I click 'Home Folder' from 'Places' menu on top it launches easytag application instead of caja. I.e. completely unrelated application. I have no idea how it happened and have ...
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How can I add panels to secondary monitor in Gnome 2.30.2 / Debian 6

I connected to my PC second monitor, how can I add Gnome panels to it. Method, described here ( Add panel to secondary monitor on Ubuntu 10.04 ) not works!
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Kill Gnome in Debian

I am using my backup computer as a server. It's running Debian and I want to kill everything gnome related to save memory. I'm accessing remotely through ssh. Any ideas?
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Pixelated Flash (youtube) videos on Linux (debian) ever since upgrade to gnome 3.x

I upgraded my Debian recently and now in Youtube, all the flash videos are pixelated. Example: I have tried both methods from here: Disable hardware acceleration for Flash player in Linux I have ...
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How can I install Gnome 3 on Debian Squeeze?

I would like to replace Gnome 2 with Gnome 3, but I do not want to upgrade from Squeeze to Wheezy. How can I do that?
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How to get Gnome to open CD automatically

Having switched from Ubuntu back to Debian (a), the one thing I miss is the auto-opening on CDs when inserted into the CD drive. There's nothing immediately obvious under System | Preferences to do ...
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recovering a broken GNOME-desktop in debian wheezy

an hour ago I had a working gnome-desktop on my debian system (thinkpad x121e). Then I installed compiz that crashed. After a reboot the gnome-desktop no longer started. Then I did some upgrades ...
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Create custom launchers in GNOME 3

I'm using Debian testing, and I have been switched to GNOME 3 by the Debian update yesterday. I'm not very comfortable with the UI. I wanted to customize everything like I had it with GNOME 2, but I ...
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Linux: Low memory GNOME distro or VM that takes up < 600 MB total disk space on VM?

I'm trying to get the Hamster time tracking Gnome applet working on OS X using seamless mode. I'm presuming with Gnome I can create a Gnome panel, with just the Hamster time tracker applet in it, ...
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Change system time and turn off Internet time in Debian/Gnome

Changing the time is easy, but then it is automatically synchronized with a time-server. Before I had access to admin menus, but now I don't, when I click on the clock and try to change, i get an ...
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Lost my admin menu in Debian/GNOME

I lost my admin menu in Debian during an update. For example I need to disable automatic time-update, and then change the time, but can't find it in my menus. I am running the GUI as a regular user, ...
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783 views

Running anything Gnome-related in root terminal gives error

Pretty fresh Debian 6.0.3 install, running Gnome 2.30.2. In a root terminal, whenever I try to open anything Gnome related, I'll get this error: unable to open display ":0.0" Sometimes this is ...
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gnome 3 sound volume applet + hotkeys

I have installed today gnome 3 (debian wheezy). when I use hotkeys to change sound volume ugly applet window appears my computer slows down while this applet renders. 1 frame per second. geforce ...
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How can I make Debian restart to GRUB?

I just installed Debian and wanted to change it so when I hit Restart on the Shut Down dialog in GNOME that it restarts the computer, instead of just restarting the kernel.
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How to set Debian/GNOME to normally end transmission when shutting down?

I'm using transmission and if i forget quit it before i shutdown computer it checks torrents at start-up like when i kill it. I don't know where is problem in Debian, GNOME or Transmission ...
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878 views

Switch audio output device in Debian Squeeze

If there are multiple audio card in the system (i.e. internal audio and USB), how to switch the output device easily? The volume applet in Ubuntu (10.04 or 10.10) provide this feature directly, while ...
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How to disable Ctrl + Alt + Function key combinations on Debian?

How do I disable Ctrl + Alt + F1 (for F1 through F12 ) buttons? How can I configure Debian("Squeeze") so that nothing happens when the user presses those keys? I'm using Gnome as the default ...
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Inhibit suspend under Gnome

I have enabled the gnome (2.30) screensaver and set it to suspend the machine after so many minutes. It works fine! Now, there are cases that I want to use the machine in "server mode". That is, ...
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Debian+KDE. Set kde look for gtk applications?

Default look of gtk applications such as iceweasel is ugly, how can I change gtk applications to look like kde native?
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1answer
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Why does apt-get remove gnome if I remove a package?

If I remove transmission-gtk it shows a long list of packages. It want to remove gnome completely. Is there a meta package I can install to keep my system together and I can remove an application that ...
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1answer
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Navicat 8/9 crashes my Debian/Linux

I run Debian 5 + Gnome and it seems that after I made certain updates with aptitude, whenever I run a query in Navicat ( sql program that runs on WINE ), as the results are being presented linux goes ...
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1answer
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Default Fonts - How they're chosen

My desktop environment is GNOME 2.30.2. I'm not sure if this question is GNOME-specific. I know that going to System->Preferences->Appearance->Fonts will let me set the default fonts for various ...
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2answers
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Linux accessibility: Slow Keys causing duplicate key strokes

I'm exploring the accessibility features within Gnome and having trouble with Slow Keys. My input is always doubled. Press a key briefly and I get nothing as you'd expect. Press just a bit longer and ...
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Screen resolution applet greyed out in Debian Gnome?

I just installed Debian gnome desktop environment in a Virtual Box instance on my laptop. The default resolution of the Debian desktop extends outside of the Virtual Box window. I went to System > ...
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Windows version of Linux 'Monospace' font

I'd really like a Windows version of the 'Monospace' font. In other words that exact font, I don't mean 'I want a monospaced font for Windows'.
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Preventing auto-restart of nautilus on gnome 2.28

Cheers! I dislike disobedience from my system. When I want to explicitly kill Nautilus with kill or killall, I am no longer able to do so. Previously I could disable this erroneous behavior (which ...
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Gnome - Something like Alt-Tab but corresponds to horizontal program list at bottom?

I'm on Debian/Gnome - I've always been using Alt Tab but sometimes I have 20 or so programs and I would prefer if I could jump to the program by hitting something like Alt+F1 or Ctrl+1 so if 'vim' is ...