GNOME is a desktop environment / graphical user interface that runs on top of a computer operating system. GNOME 3 is the latest major release of GNOME Desktop Environment

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How do I turn of the blanking of the screen in GNOME 3?

I want to use my Fedora 15 in a kiosk mode displaying the screen on a TV. My problem is that the screen goes blank after a little while. The system is running GNOME 3 as window manager. In the ...
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How to run Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10 VirtualBox?

I've set up Ubuntu 11.10 in a VirtualBox VM based off the alpha-2 ISO and trying to switch from Unity to Gnome 3. When I select GNOME from the login screen and log in, a popup appears saying ...
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A keyboard shortcut for the “status menu” in GNOME 3

Is there a keyboard shortcut, or can a keyboard shortcut be defined, to open the GNOME 3 "status menu" (the one in the upper right corner with your name on it that you use to log out, restart or shut ...
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Put Ubuntu NetworkManager back on notification bar

I am running the GNOME 3 desktop environment on Ubuntu 11.04. I accidentally clicked the "Don't show again" option when a notification from NetworkManager came up, but would now like to have it back. ...
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With GNome 3 how can I make the second monitor unique to each workspace instead of shared?

Currently Gnome3 sets my second monitor to be shared across all workspaces. I'd prefer each workspace to have it's own second monitor layout. Is there any way to do this?
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Can the top bar in Gnome 3 be hidden?

Is there a known way to hide the top bar in Gnome 3? I want it to be hidden by default, and visible only when I zoom out. The same way as with the workspaces and application icons.
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ArchLinux NetworkManager not asking for Wifi Passphrase

I have freshly installed archlinux with Gnome3 on my Dell Inspiron 1520. I am using b43 broadcom drivers since my wifi card's pcid is 14e4:4312. When I installed NetworkManager(with gnome keyring) it ...
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Remapping key combinations (custom macros in linux)

I'm not sure at which layer this functionality would have to exist, so I'm just tagging this for my own stack. In my specific case, I'd really like to map the [Function Key]-J key combination to the ...
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Commandline options in Gnome 3 launchers

I have several firefox profiles and I would like to be asked which to load when I start firefox. In Gnome2, I had a launcher with the command firefox -ProfileManager -no-remote How can I do this ...
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Gnome-shell Application Menu customization?

I just recently switched to Fedora 15 with Gnome 3 and the Gnome Shell, but I haven't been able to successfully change the Applications menu shortcuts and groupings. I've tried both the alacarte ...
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Periodically changing wallpaper under GNOME 3?

I use Fedora 15 with GNOME 3 and I'd like my wallpaper to periodically change like it's possible with Windows 7. It would be the best if it could use RSS/Atom or a specified directory. I haven't ...
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Gnome 3 Effects

Gnome3 lacks in windows effects since it does not use compiz as window manager. My question is if is there something i can do to have some effects back? (e.g aero effect like in win7, avaliable in ...
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Gnome 3 locks selection no more left click

Hi i have a problem in my Gnome 3 Fedora 15 installation. I've tried both Mesa and nvidia drivers from rpmfusion and the problem persist, so I suppose it is an issue with the desktop manager. ...
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Problem updating with apt-get

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 with gnome-shell and I have a conflict in apt-get that don't let me upgrade / install new packages (my system is in Spanish, because of that some output is in this language) ...
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“Automatically Connect” option for Mobile Broadband crashes GNOME Shell, how to remove network configurations?

I'm using Fedora 15, in GNOME Shell, my mobile broadband connection was working absolutely fine, until I set the connection type to Connect Automatically using nm-connection-manager. Now, when I start ...
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Gnome3 predefining virtual desktops

I've been a loyal user of Gnome 2 for many years now. I wanted to try Gnome 3.Many things in G3 don't bother me at all; however, not being able to predefine virtual desktops really erks the hell out ...
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How can I jump from the sidebar in Nautilus to the content area at right?

How can I jump from the sidebar in Nautilus to the content area at right? I want the keyboard focus to be inside the content area of the folder, so that I can start typing to initiate a search inside ...
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GNOME 3 Num Lock & KVM switch

I'm using Arch Linux, and I just upgraded to GNOME 3 with GNOME Shell. I have a KVM switch, which says in the instruction manual to press the Scroll Lock key twice to switch modes. Scroll Locks has ...
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programmatically create bookmarks in Gnome

I would like to automatically create bookmarks for newly created users in Gnome. Is this possible, and how would I do it?
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How do I uninstall Google Chrome in Fedora?

Yesterday I installed Fedora 15 Beta with GNOME 3 - it works well. One problem though is that I installed Chrome 32-bit (which was wrong, should have been the 64-bit version) and now I can't uninstall ...
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Install Gnome 3 from live CD

I downloaded the live CD image of Gnome 3 Fedora and burned it to a CD. Restarting Windows and booting from the CD, I'm up and running. I love everything about it, but how can I install it? When ...
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Problem mapping keyboard shortcuts in GNOME3

I recently upgraded from GNOME2 to GNOME3, and it's (mostly) been a smooth transition. One issue that has been bugging me, however, is the keyboard shortcuts, specifically, mapping certain keyboard ...
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GNOME 3 - Fedora Where can I find administrative items?

I recently migrated to FEDORA 15 (Devpt. Release) from Ubuntu, the I am unable to locate the items like firewall, services in the GUI offered. I am not keen on modifying through the configurations ...
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How to set the language in Gnome3?

I have set up Gnome3 on my FreeBSD 8.2 box. Everything is fine, but one small problem: I can't find a way to set a locale. In (System settings - Region and Language - Language) shown only "Unspecified ...
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GNOME3/Shell Quick Music Access

After having been a Gnome user since initial release in 1999, I have now upgraded to Gnome3. I figured despite everyone's moaning, over 10 years of a successful desktop means I should give it a fair ...