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How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10?

How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10? As one monitor is 1360x768 and another is 1920x1080 it is not possible to use the Span feature and keep proper aspect ...
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What are those white circles on the desktop in Gnome 3?

I have Fedora 20 with GNOME 3.10.2. On the desktop background (i.e. where the wallpaper is), there are five small white circles centered at the very bottom of the screen. The first is filled, the ...
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Reduce brightness on laptop with Fedora 20 and Gnome Shell

So, I just gave up trying to get my screen brightness keys working properly and now I'm searching for a way to decrease the brightness of my screen artificially. Maybe there's a gnome shell extension ...
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Fedora 20 start script on startup

I am trying to start a slideshow automatically on startup in Fedora 20. I started with a simple script. eog is "eye on gnome" which is a slideshow viewer and my pictures are in the ...
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Fdisk formatted usb not mounting

I recently used fdisk over gparted to format and partition a USB and now the USB is not automounting and is not showing up in Nautilus, though it is found by lsblk and anything else that lists disks
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How to suspend from lockscreen in Gnome 3?

How do I suspend my computer from the lockscreen in Gnome 3 (Fedora 20)? Sometimes I accidentally press the lock key, which is right next to the suspend key. Once it's locked, it no longer listens to ...
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Upgrading to Gnome 3.12 in Fedora 20

Hello my friends. Recently Gnome 3.12 was released as an update for gnome users. so I decided to upgrade to the newest version as explained here. After step 1, I tried to update Fedora using Yumex, ...
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Make Gnome screen lock after 1 hour, not 15 minutes?

I am using Fedora 20 with Gnome. The screen Power Savings blanks the screen after 15 minutes and then the screen gets automatically locked. I'd like to have the screen blanked and locked after an ...
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Fedora 20 Gnome session over X11 forwarding not working

In previous Fedora/CentOS distributions I was always able to run "gnome-session" over SSH with X11 forwarding. However, in Fedora 20, I instead get a window with a sad-face graphic that says "Oh no! ...
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Fedora 20 post installation issues (languages, system icons)

I installed Fedora 20 with Gnome 3.10 a few days ago (i'm using my Fedora 18 home directory which contains also my FC18 setttings) on my Dell Latitude E5410. It seems to work well (i feel it is a bit ...
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NX Client behaves differently for GNOME and KDE

When using NXClient on KDE (Fedora) to connect to a Ubuntu machine with GNOME, NX works flawlessly, and automatically resizes the display to match the client window. However, when I change the ...
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Why didn't copying my home folder to a new machine preserve all preferences?

So, I needed to move my existing data to a new machine. I expected basically all settings (e.g. google chrome bookmarks, nav bar contents in gnome3, etc.) to be preserved if I simply copied my $HOME ...
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How do i associate .exe files with wine on Linux, Fedora - gnome?

I other Linux distributions on the Open With list, you can input a command, why isn't that posible on Fedora? Thanks in advance!!!
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How can I cause Fedora Linux to show me the GUI login screen?

When I boot Fedora 19, the GUI does not start. I can start it manually, with startx, but this does not unlock my keyring, which is annoying. This problem started when I tried to move from GNOME to ...
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Gnome fallback panel Color

I'm running fedora 19 and I want to use the gnome fallback (classic) mode but I don't like the panel colors. I want black panels and in gnome 2 you can configure them but not in gnome fallback. How do ...
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Logging lock-screen events

Problem See the exact date & time a user locks and unlocks his work station - running Fedora 18. Question Is there any way to log an event of a user entering and exiting "lock-screen" on fedora ...
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Custom .desktop file not showing in Nautilus “Open With” menu

I want to be able to double click on a Python script (or SH script) inside Nautilus and then it run. So I made a custom desktop file, contents: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Type=Application ...
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Login loop Fedora 19 GNOME 3

I've just installed Fedora 19 in my hard drive which has some 100GB+ free space. I'm not able to login to Fedora now. After entering the correct credentials, I got to see the console-like black ...
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How to add keyboard indicator on Gnome panel?

I am testing Fedora 19. Desktop spin gnome doesn't have a keyboard indicator. Right click doesn't work. Should it or it is information from an "ancient" gnome version.
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Permanently disable screensaver Fedora 19

I am creating a bash script that will 'setup' a client machine running Fedora 19 (GNOME). I need to be able to permanently disable the screensaver with no user input. I found some (granted, old) ...
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non-smooth fonts in Fedora's gnome

I don't know is that only my problem or not but I have a little eyestrain when using Fedora (19) with Gnome 3(.8) compared to Ubuntu, Linux mint or Windows. Maybe the problem is caused by font ...
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Change default login manager on Fedora 18

I'm tired of GNOME's problems with my Fedora 18 instance, and decided to move on to another desktop environment. After successfully changing to Xfce, I still couldn't get rid of GDM which annoys me a ...
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Gnome 3 “Oh no!” error on login

On Fedora 17, after instaling the Java runtime and (L)AMP (I do not think it is even related, I didn't restart for quite a while) and restart and login the "Oh no! Something went wrong." message ...
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How to remember last window position in GNOME 3?

Whenever I start a GUI application, the application window starts at the upper left of the screen. This is annoying, because I want them to appear at center. I pull them to the center but after ...
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Where to put command to disable touchpad to have it executed whenever I start PC

I finally figured out the command to disable touchpad in my Fedora 17 using Gnome desktop 3.4.2.: xinput set-prop 13 132 0 (specific to my Thinkpad) Now where do I put this command, so that it is in ...
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Having trouble connecting to wifi on Fedora 14

I'm relatively new to Linux and I've recently downloaded Fedora 14 to run as a dual boot with Windows 7. I've tried using a wired connection and it works fine, but when it comes to wifi, I'm getting ...
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Fedora 17 application dowload

I'm normally a mac user when it comes to desktop and have some experience with Ubuntu desktop as well. For my spare pc I decided to try out beautiful Fedora and I'm done with install and updates. I ...
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How can I fix my broken system clock (battery dead)?

I have a very old laptop with a dead battery. So every time I unplug the laptop the system time is reset to 2008. I installed both Windows 7 and Fedora 16, but every time I boot directly into Fedora ...
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Issues with Menu Editor in GNOME 3

I'm currently using Fedora 16 w/ GNOME 3. I've created a new application entry for Xilinx ISE using Alacarte. Here it is below: The application itself runs perfectly, however there is an issue with ...
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There is some error using gvim in Fedora15

The os is Federa 15. gnome3. I install vim-X11 and input "gvim" in terminal. the gvim can be used. But the terminal also output some error: (gvim:4431): Gdk-WARNING **: Using Cairo rendering ...
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How to enable GNOME classic on Fedora 16

I have Fedora 16 with GNOME 3. I would like to use GNOME classic. How can I install GNOME classic (2)?
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Fedora 16 Drag Files to Desktop

How can I put files on the desktop? I've tried both dragging files to the desktop and copying files to ~/Desktop, but nothing shows on my desktop. Is this just Fedora or am I missing something?
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Fedora 15 force gnome fallback mode

Ok, so my Fedora 15 starts with gnome-shell. Which works until it decides not to, and the screan starts tearing. It's documented here how to force fallback to the old gnome-panel , i.e. go to ...
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Fedora 15 how to switch GNOME to KDE at login time

I would like to enable user ability to set Desktop to GNOME or KDE at login time.
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Extend display over network on linux with VNC

Sorry if this has been asked before, but I have extensively searched for an answer and found none that meet my requirements. What I need is a program that will extend a X-windows display over a ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN with NetworkManager

I have installed an OpenVPN server on my OpenWrt 10.03 router [freshly flashed]: echo "nameserver 8.8.8.8" > /etc/resolv.conf; opkg update; opkg install luci-app-openvpn openvpn openssl-util ...
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Run application with other user

OS: Fedora 14 GUI: GNOME I need to run an application with another user then the "default" (normally used). Purpose: create a ".desktop" file on my desktop to run e.g.: Google Chrome with another ...
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In GNOME is there a way to focus/activate a window on mouse over?

I recall a partner in a CS class who changed my setup to focus a window on mouse over and that was really handy for programming with a ton of terminals open. I've seen Dwell Click under ...
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disable thumbnail creating or move thumbnail directory with Fedora

I'm on a shared system and have very little space my home directory; can I move the .thumbnails folder somewhere, or disable thumbnail creation? I notice most when I use Eye of Gnome to view many ...
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Configuring mount options for Gnome/Nautilus Auto mounter

I use Fedora 13 with Gnome. I have two NTFS partions that are listed by Nautilus in the pane on the left hand side (in browser mode). When I click on any one of those drives, it prompts me for the ...