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REDHAT 7.2 Computer shows black screen after sleep

I use a Lenovo thinkpad W530, nouveau driver on discrete graphics. When waking the computer up from sleep, the computer shows me a black screen sometimes. I have to restart the computer at this point. ...
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Linux mint can't focus on window after click on app on taskbar

In linux mint mate 17.2 when a window is active and i click on another app on taskbar, I should again click on app to gain focus. For example chrome is active window and i click on atom editor on ...
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Confused with the many ways to make arch-linux boot into gnome

My current mission is simple - to make arch boot into gnome. First I want to make sure I got this right: gnome is based on the x-server, so I've installed xorg. Then I've installed gonme and ...
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Installing Gnome 3.12 from stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1

I installed (upgrading) Gnome 3.12 from a stable repository for OpenSUSE 13.1, I follow this: sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/GNOME:/STABLE:/3.12/openSUSE_13.1/ GNOME sudo ...
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Slow Qt resize on Gnome 3

I am experiencing slow resize behaviour for Qt applications on Gome 3(.18) on Fedora 23. The problem is that the bounding window resizes faster than the contents and random flicker or whatever its ...
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Gnome and Cinnamon loads in fallback mode only

So I have been using linux mint for a while now. A few months ago my Gnome shell crashed and I was unable to use the full 3d features and loaded into fallback mode only. From that day (around 2 months ...
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Netbeans looks ugly in Ubuntu GNOME

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome and Netbeans IDE, but the tabs are terribly bugged. What do I need to do to fix it, if there is how? I do not want to use Eclipse.
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How to install farsi language in gnome centos

I dont find Farsi or persian language in list of languages for add to keyboard layout. How to add farsi or install it?
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How to make chromium remember window size and position (linux / gnome)?

When I start the chromium browser on Arch Linux with GNOME 3, it starts fullscreen. How can I achieve that chromium remembers window size and position? And is chromium or GNOME responsible for the ...
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How do I get X11 Forwarding to work on Windows with PuTTY and Xming?

I've always wanted to get X11 Forwarding to work with PuTTY, and the X Window System I'm using is Xming. When I have Xming running and I establish a new connection to my server, I receive the ...
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PlayOnLinux - gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so: No such file or directory

While trying to launch a game with PlayOnLinux it crashes and I find this in the debugger: [01/28/16 09:20:18] - Running wine-1.9.2-LeagueOfLegends5 lol.launcher.admin.exe (Working directory : ...
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How to remove round corners in Dash to Dock GNOME Extension?

I installed the Dash to Dock extension for GNOME and those rounded corners are ugly for me. How do I remove them?
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How to add a pre-made profile to gnome terminal

So I just re-installed Ubuntu, but before I did, I grabbed my old gnome-terminal profile. Now I want to put that profile wherever it is that gnome keeps the profiles, so I can select it through the ...
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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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Why can't I install Windows 7 in Gnome Boxes?

I run Fedora 18 Gnome. I have a legal copy of Windows 7 in .iso format. I am attempting to install it in Gnome Boxes. When I try to install it, I get a message that says "Connection to windows7.iso ...
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Black screen after boot

when boot kali linux 2 after boot i got black screen.After got black screen i done this work...but don't get any result ** login with Ctrl+Alt+f2 1-remove and reinstall gnome-session 2- apt-get update ...
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How can i change opened windows list placement to vertical in gnome?

Can't find this option in gnome-tweak-tool. Should I install any extension? I need something like this:
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Nvidia GeForce Go 7300 + debian, kernel 4.3.0 (jessie-backports) + GDM3

Xorg seems to start ok, since I can play with the mouse pointer... But GDM3 doesn't show the login prompt like it should. I can't login! With kernel 3.16 from jessie Xorg wouldn't start unless I ...
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Invalidate/clear cache of eye-of-gnome

I am doing some image rendering, and I replaced an entire directory with corrected images. Now I notice that EOG (eye-of-gnome / GNOME Image Viewer) is entirely not trustworthy with what it displays. ...
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Cant use “m” key after updating to Gnome 3.18

I just updated my arch linux to gnome shell 3.18, then I restarted and my "m" is gone, it does nothing when I press it. I've tried to use it and works when I search an app or I'm typing in the Alt+F2 ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 bluetooth headset connected but not working

Since I have upgraded my ubuntu gnome 15.04 to 15.10 (clean install) I have an issue with my bluetooth headset. The device is paired and connected but it is neither listed as output device in sound ...
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CentOS: Changing desktop environment from Gnome to KDE

I have installed my CentOS machine with the GNOME desktop environment. I would like to change it to KDE. I am already in the process of downloading and installing KDE packages, will that conflict with ...
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What command should i use in Debian Gnome to focus the Dash

I've just installed Debian Gnome and after that, I installed the "Dash to Dock" plugin. I was wondering if there is a way to add a Custom Keyboard Shortcut to focus the Dock so that I can move within ...
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Is it possible to route different applications to different audio outputs with Pulse Audio?

Is it possible to route different applications to different audio outputs with Pulse Audio? I'd like my music to be played on my Stereo, but I'd like sound alerts to be played on my notebook speakers. ...
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KDE and Kali 2.0 - restoring GNOME

How do I remove the KDE login screen and restore it back to GNOME? I ran this command: apt-get remove And it said it removed the desktop. Yet I still have the option to login to KDE plasma? How ...
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Opening new terminal window also switches to last tab

I'm using Gnome Terminal 2.31.3 and RHEL6. Like the title says, when I open a new terminal window, my current terminal switches to the last tab in its window instead of keeping the current tab active. ...
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Static geo information with geoclue

Some Gnome programs (for example gnome-weather) use Geoclue to find a location. For stationary desktops I'd like to set a static location that the computer knows itself, without having to contact a ...
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How do I launch (pdf) documents with Evince from the Activities Overview in Gnome 3?

Evince is already set as the default document viewer. Clicking on a document while in Nautilus will open Evince to view them. However, this is not the case when clicking on a document that appears ...
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What is the point of the xorg package in Ubuntu?

I am about to do a minimal installation of Ubuntu 10.10. First, I'll do a command-line install with the minimal Ubuntu cd. Second, I want to install a minimal version of gnome. So I am simply looking ...
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Cannot install GNOME Desktop on Centos 7

I've very puzzled with my efforts of installing "GNOME Desktop". When I tried to look at the available group list using command "yum grouplist", I see "GNOME Desktop" is available: Available ...
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Kali Linux: gnome-control-center (System Settings) not opening

When I run 'gnome-control-center' in terminal, I get the following error (gnome-control-center:30344): Gdk-WARNING **: The program 'gnome-control-center' received an X Window System error. This ...
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How do I make the gnome 3 hot corner less sensitive?

I always seem to trigger the hot corner. How do I make this happen less?
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Who sends this packet: mDNS query for PGP keyserver?

Challenge: I already know the packet is sent by the mDNS daemon (avahi). But what software is asking avahi, to browse for PGP keyservers in the .local domain? Or how can I find this out? ...
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Disabling mouse hiding in Gnome Terminal while typing

Does anyone know how to turn off the hateful behavior that is now default in Gnome Terminal — when a key is pressed the mouse pointer hides until it is moved again. I'm honestly ready to ...
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Do graphical control elements have a standard naming in Gnome?

So I need to know if there are standard names of widgets (graphical control elements). For example the wikipedia article for Drop-down list reads: A drop-down menu (also drop down menu or ...
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centos 7: control idle (screen blanking) time?

OS: CENTOS 7 / Gnome 3 GUI How do I the time that must elapse until the OS thinks that the computer is idle and blanks out the screen? I am aware of the new Settings | Privacy | Screen Lock feature, ...
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How to save window positions in GNOME?

I have to do a lot of programming and multitasking and to help I have multiple terminals, emacs and Google-chrome instances open over several workspaces on my gnome desktop. I have these all exactly ...
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why I can't set ctrl+alt+fn(1, 2, 3…) as a hotkey in keyboard shortcuts panel of gnome?

I can't set ctrl+alt+fn(1, 2, 3...) as a hotkey in keyboard shortcuts panel of gnome, I try to input ctrl+alt+fn(1, 2, 3...) but it doesn't work, why? here is the screen shot
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Password doesn't work for Synaptic Package Manager when started from Gnome panel

When I navigate to System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager it will prompt me for a password. The problem is that it always says I entered the wrong password. If I run the command "gksudo ...
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“Oh no, something has gone wrong” - Fedora 23 and tigervnc

I am having a strange problem using vncserver on Fedora 23. I did a new fresh install of Fedora 23 on my laptop, installed tigervnc-server and tigervnc, started it and got the "Oh, no!...." message ...
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How to detect cause of screen wakeup in linux mint mate

I found a command that can turn off screen and it works: sleep 1; xset dpms force off. But after a while (1 min), screen turns on again automatically. I unplugged mouse and keyboard dongle but ...
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Terminal behaving strangely after resizing (no new line)

On Arch Linux with Gnome 3.18, I have the problem of terminals behaving strangely when I resize a terminal window and enter some commands, such as ls or mpv, for example, and resize again by dragging ...
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NumLock is completely useless, and I want to disable it completely on Linux

Forget all the rants about Caps Lock, Num Lock is the most useless key of them all. It's never, ever useful. You don't want to use your numpad as an arrowpad, since the arrows are 1cm away from it. ...
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How do I alternate tabs in Linux GNOME terminal?

I like to open several tabs in GNOME terminal when I work. In Firefox, you can switch between tabs using Ctrl-Tab or Ctrl-Shift-Tab. How do I get the same functionality in GNOME terminal?
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Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “murrine”

I have downloaded and installed a new theme before in my fedora machine. However, I got this warning when I load gvim, nautilus every time. (gvim:4629): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine ...
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Is there a Linux image viewer that will show the desktop through transparent images?

I'd like to load a transparent png and have all parts that are transparent show the desktop or underlying windows- is there a Linux image viewer that does this? I'm using Ubuntu and Gnome. I'm not ...
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How I can take a screenshot with current cursor in GNOME?

When I take a screenshot in Ubuntu 10.04 (Gnome) using application "Take Screenshot" I get a screenshow this a default mouse cursor, but when i take a screenshot, cursor of mouse was another, for ...
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Impossible to Switch User in CentOS

We have a CentOS 6.7 server installed with Gnome 2.28.2 that is not allowing users to switch sessions. Users can log in and click on the "Switch User" option on the menu (or "Lock Screen"). The lock ...
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Getting Dogtail to work with QT on GNOME 2

My question is in regards to GNOME 2 running on a CENTOS 5 box. I'm trying to get the Dogtail automation tool to work with my given box for the purpose of testing a QT application. Versions .7 (which ...
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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 ...