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How to get data shown out of workspace or directly from application?

I'm a new user, because until this moment I used to handle with everything by myself. My problem is complex so I think I chose the right section. Because of some reason I had to use another web ...
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Fedora 19 Terminal Icon

I was tweaking fedora and accidentally changed the icon for the terminal and now I cant find the real Icon. I've checked /usr/share/pixmaps /home/ME/.local/* and /usr/share/icons but I can't find it.
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Disable “Window is Ready” Notification in Gnome Shell?

It's just annoying. I know what happens on my system and if I want to check a software, I can do it on my own. Though I don't know how to disable that. Turning off every notification panel doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 NoMachine Client-Side Resolution

I have been using OpenNX on a Mac to connect to a NoMachine 3.5 server on Ubuntu, and I was able to start a new GNOME session with the using the available screen area. However, this behavior changed ...
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Gnome shell freeze after login with old user

I installed Fedora on a machine which run Ubuntu and prior to that, arch. I used the same user on all distributions. When I try to login with this user, I can the wall paper and the mouse and nothing ...
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When I quit xmonad, how can I make it shut down applications nicely?

When I quit xmonad (Shift-Mod-Q), it kills all my running applications. This results in me losing my recent terminal history in gnome-terminal and in Chromium complaining on the next start up that it ...
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How to turn back to old gnome panel style in GNOME 3?

Yesterday my gnome panel looked like . I restart the computer and (apparently this enabled some update) and now it looks like . Which (in my opinion) is terrible because is missing a lot a features ...
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Set xterm text color

in my gnome terminal i can change the profile preferences to set the text color to green. i'm not talking about the prompt (this is already set up in blue how i want it) just talking about the general ...
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Gnomw crash when system upgrade

I was doing a release-upgrade in a gnome-terminal , tty7. Suddenly, the gnome crashed and i can't type any in the terminal. and can't switch windows either. But the upgrading run still. When install a ...
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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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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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Scripting a permanent CTRL / CAPS swap in Gnome?

I have a bash script that I use to configure a vanilla Ubuntu (10.10 Maverick Meerkat) installation to be exactly the way I want it. I make extensive use of gconftool-2 to configure the desktop, set ...
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VIM copy doesn't work in Gnome Terminal (to system clipboard)

I prefer using VIM in a gnome terminal (On Fedora 19) instead of using GVIM. But I can't seem to copy to the system clipboard. I'm pulling my hair out trying to figure this out because other threads ...
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How can rm -rf be slower than delete in nautilus?

I had this very surprising situation recently, while trying to delete folders containing many files (think code repo checkout with some 10 thousands files): When I tried to do this via command line ...
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virt-manager fonts are not visible

I have a weird problem: installed new Debian 7.1 x64 on a server, gnome and kde desktops and virt-manager. I connect to the machine via NX Server 3.5 installed on it (remote desktop solution). My ...
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How do I read alternate gnome configuration files

I have a number of versions of gnome installed on a number of different hosts. All users have network mounted home directories. In some cases gnome works poorly when reading configuration from the ...
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Make program invisible in other Workspaces

I am looking on how to move a program (eg. firefox, or a PDf Viewer) to a workspace, without being displayed in the program bar (KDE default bottom, Ubuntu-Unitiy default left) of the other ...
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Can't get desktop environment running

I am running Sabayon linux, a fork of gentoo. I recently removed KDE according to http://wiki.sabayon.org/index.php?title=Remove_KDE this page, and followed through with a reboot. Upon booting, I no ...
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Remove down arrow from folders in personal toolbar in Firefox

In Linux version of firefox (specifically in my case Debian's rebranded Iceweasel), folders of bookmarks in the personal toolbar show a little down arrow on the right of the name. It serves no real ...
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Why isn't my custom GNOME launcher showing

I'm trying to get a launcher to show up on Arch linux with Gnome 3.8 but for some reason it doesn't show up on the menu. I have to strip down the version of the original sublime_text.desktop file ...
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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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How do I change Login Screen Background in Centos 6.3

I want to change the default Login Screen background/theme in Centos 6.3. The INSTALL folder in the theme I downloaded says: Use 'gdmsetup' to install. But gdmsetup isn't a recognized command. I ...
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Gnome 3.8 icons on the desktop (Nautilus managed) are on the wrong monitor

I'm running GNOME 3.8 with a multi-monitor setup. In Gnome 3, it's possible to get the icons in ~/Desktop back on one's desktop by changing a setting in gnome-tweak-tool: ...
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Gnome 3.8 - show or unhide all windows that have been minimized

Gnome 3.8 has shortcuts for hiding the current window (Super-H) or hiding all windows (Super-D) but after extensive searching, I can't figure out how to show all windows that are hidden. Is there a ...
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Lucid Lynx login issue

Recently upgraded from Karmic to Lynx. Upgrade seemed to go well, no noticeable issues. I logged in, and my window manager wasn't starting. An application would appear, but sans control buttons and ...
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In Gnome Shell, how do I prevent all windows of an app from getting focus when I focus just one of them?

For example, I have two monitors, each with gnome-terminal maximized. When I select one of the instances of gnome-terminal I don't want the one on the other monitor to get focus as well (because I ...
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Make firefox window transparent on Gnome-Shell

How can I make the top part of Firefox (AKA the tabs/settings bar/bookmarks/url bar) transparent on Gnome-Shell? I've searched, but didn't find any answer. I mainly want to make it semi-transparent so ...
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How to change the titlebar's font size and height in Gnome Shell windows

Is it possible to customize the font size and other properties of the window titlebars in gnome-shell?
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How can I stop tabs wrapping on gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 9.04?

The gnome-terminal application lets you open multiple tabs. I typically have Vim in one, gdb in another, and so on. Here's a screenshot of my exciting development environment! In versions of Gnome ...
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Terminal emulator for GNOME with display features like Mac OS X Terminal?

Is there a terminal emulator which works well in an Ubuntu desktop and provides the following features which Mac OS X's Terminal application has? Rewrapping text when the window is resized. A ...
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How can I launch the GNOME image viewer from the terminal?

It's the default image viewer for Ubuntu, and apparently it's called Eye of Gnome. I would like to be able to launch it from the command line, passing it a file name to open.
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Gnome setup to show icons for windows along bottom of screen?

I am using Gnome window manager on RedHat Enterprise Linux v2.6.9-67 and recently my Gnome sessions started behaving differently and I do not know what I did to cause this or to restore the old ...
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Gnome-DO emacsclient instead of emacs

How do I make it so that gnome-do launches "emacsclient -n -g" instead of emacs? I've got an init script setup to launch emacs daemon, and I can run emacsclient from the terminal. However, I'd like ...
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How to disable GUI in Ubuntu Server 11.10

I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 on my machine. Next I used sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop to install GUI. Is it possible to disable it and re-enable it anytime I want? If yes, what ...
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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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Metacity: Remove title bar from XTerm windows and true maximize

In IceWM I can tell XTerm windows to have no title bar and be truly maximized in ~/.icewm/winoptions: xterm.XTerm.dTitleBar: 0 xterm.XTerm.startMaximized: 1 With "truly maximized" I mean, that the ...
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How to start/stop motion on screen lock/unlock?

I installed motion in Fedora 17, and I want it to start when I lock the screen with control + alt + l, and stop when I unlock it. I found this to run/stop a script on screen lock: ...
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Firefox on Linux : New Tabs show last visited web sites instead of “BLANK”

I just opened a new tab in firefox. it is not blank it is showing last visited web sites and etc. how can i stop this ? did firefox implement this new thing ? i just re-installed centos and ...
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Removing a shortcut from Gnome-Panel. ( via terminal ? )

To add a shortcut to the gnome-panel, i simply execute this command. /usr/libexec/gnome-panel-add --launcher="/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop" --panel="2" --position=0 very simple, inside ...
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Move Objects on the top panel (Gnome)

How can I move the objects on the Gnome top panel (Gnome 3.4)?
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Ubuntu 12.10 gnome flashback why I get in white toolbar

I am having big problems with my ubuntu 12.10 and gnome flashback (gnome classic). I always get WHITE toolbar. How to remove it?
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Creating Files/Folders With Nautilus in List View

When Nautilus is in list view (more like treeview) when I right-click on a Folder, there's no option to create a File/Folder. When I right-click on a file within the folder, it also gives no option to ...
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xdotool : close all windows except the one that is active (infront)

I would like to execute a command that will close all windows except the one that is currently active. i would likely to place this command in the gnome-panel which means when i click on the button, ...
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Automatically closing idle windows in Gnome

Can open windows automatically close themselves if they have not been used for X seconds in Gnome? For example, right now I have some Firefox windows and some other file browser windows etc open ...
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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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Gnome: Map AltGr key to Alt

I have an annoying UK keyboard which has an Alt Gr key where the right Alt key is on a US keyboard. This is really annoying when using Gnome which makes heavy use of the Alt/Meta key. Does anyone ...
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I rebooted my computed and now gnome3 runs like gnome classic

I may have not described the problem correctly in the title. It's probably a simple issue, but I'm not sure how to go about diagnosing it. I was running gnome 3 for awhile using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ...
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Prevent Gnome-Shell notifications for some applications

Currently using Arch+Gdm+Gnome-shell, I want to disable the popup notifications. For example I tried turning off every entry in the notification menu for Skype. It does nothing. When someone send me a ...
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Gnome is not working properly after messing around with compiz

I fixed tearing for my tv and something went wrong. Im using multiple screens. I turned of opengl and composite in compiz config. Now all my windows do not work, i can se programs in the bottom ...
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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.