Questions tagged [gnome]

GNOME is a desktop environment/graphical user interface that runs on top of a computer operating system, most notably Linux and the Java Desktop System which is part of Solaris.

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Gnome shows weird input method for toggle buttons

I had previously installed https://github.com/stanford-oval/almond-server, which apparently allowed me to interact with Gnome via speech input. But even after uninstalling it, Gnome dialogs still show ...
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Why Zsh terminal icons are not getting displayed in Atom Platformio Ide Terminal?

Screenshot of the faulty Atom Platformio Ide Terminal I'm running Atom on Manjaro Linux. And I installed Platformio Ide Terminal. Everything is working fine, except the Zsh shell icons. None of the ...
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Mouse drag releasing itself under Debian / Gnome 3

I currently experiencing problems when i try to drag with my mouse. You can see it here, i try to select all the visible text by holding the left click: https://ibb.co/mXqTJdZ It is like i am ...
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Ubuntu laptop connected to monitor keeps turning display back on when not in use

I have an HP Spectre x360 laptop running Ubuntu 20.04 connected to a Benq monitor using HDMI via a USB Type C hub. When I leave the laptop alone, it turns both display off and locks in 5 minutes, all ...
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Gnome Subtitles - how to merge different files

I found Gnome Subtitles to be an excellent program for creating video subtitles and translations. Now I have a long documentary that is originally divided into multiple chapters and individual video ...
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How would I enable U2F as an Optional form of login authentication for ubuntu?

I recently purchased a HYPERSECU u2f authentication key for logging myself into sites like Google, etc with a USB dongle. I plan to use this as a method for logging into my laptop. I've seen this ...
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Virtual screen to be used with gnome-network-displays

Here is what I'm trying to do: I installed gnome-network-displays and it works perfectly. This utility mirrors your screen on your smart TV. On Windows you have the possibility with the same protocol ...
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Tightvnc on Ubuntu 20.04 doesn't start gnome-session

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 and tightvncserver however, when I connect to the desktop, I see a grey desktop. I have tried some ideas to manually start gnome-session in the xstartup file, but wasn't ...
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Linux Mint 20 will not run Cinnamon GUI

Linux Mint 20 with Cinnamon as the default desktop environment. Recently, Gnome forces itself on boot instead of Cinnamon. I've tried systemctl set-default multi-user.target then rebooted to disable ...
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Gimp file and settings dialogues open extremely slow under Windows

It was pestering me for years that even though I have a pretty fast PC with SSD that every file dialogues (Open..., Save as..., Export as...) are brutally slow in Gimp. The Edit \ Settings dialogue ...
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How to upgrade (migrate) a flatpak environment

On updating my Flatpak with flatpak update, I get following message: Info: org.gnome.Platform//3.36 is end-of-life, with reason: The GNOME 3.36 runtime is no longer supported as of February 13, ...
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Flatpak themes glitching out?

Today I installed a Flatpak, but it was acting weird. I installed two more, and they also were acting weird. I am aware that Flatpak themes do not use GTK themes, rather their own theme, but why is ...
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Clone one/several windows inside another window for streaming (GNOME)

The need : I am live coding using OBS. I often need to show different windows on the live stream. I also have sensible windows that I absolutely don't want to appear there by mistake, even for a ...
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Thumbnail/Grid view in Ubuntu Nautilus while opening/attaching images in other application

The thumbnail/grid view option is available in Nautilus when you are browsing files within nautilus. But when I try to upload an image into some other application such as Firefox or Libre Suite, I ...
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Create new color scheme for Meld

I want to change the hard-to-read color scheme I see for meld (under Ubuntu 20.10.) (I am using meld to highlight similarities between text, rather than differences. It turns out for mostly-different ...
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Clock separator renders incorrectly under GNOME 3.38 on Arch Linux with Ubuntu font

I recently switched to Arch Linux from Ubuntu, and so to ease the switch, I've installed the GTK themes used by Ubuntu and switched to the Ubuntu font family across the system. However, there is a ...
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gnome-terminal not openning in Ubuntu 20.04

Terminal does not open in Ubuntu 20.04, this is possibly after an upgrade of the software (apt upgrade). I am getting the following error when trying to execute /usr/bin.gnome-terminal in a xterm. /...
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How to use xbindkeys to switch workspaces in Gnome overview?

Here is my ~/.xbindkeysrc config: "gdbus call --session --dest org.gnome.Shell --object-path /org/gnome/Shell --method org.gnome.Shell.Eval 'imports.ui.main.wm._showWorkspaceSwitcher(global....
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Create Partition Image

I am used to using Gnome Disks for Linux, that allows me to take a partition, and create an image file of that, and later I can Restore the partition image from the file to the same disk, or to a ...
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Launching a new gnome-terminal from a gnome-terminal and running a command

I am running Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco). I use ctrl+alt+t to launch a terminal window. From that window, I would like to launch a separate window that runs a command, say ls. My thoughts are that I would ...
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CD to a directory and issue a shell command using GNOME TERMINAL command

I have a folder Parent folder which contains a script mytestcase.sh parent_folder/mytestcase.sh I am in Home directory .How can I start a new terminal using GNOME TERMINAL command, CD to ...
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How do I change where save and open windows appear on screen in Gnome/Ubuntu?

All my popup windows like "Save" or "Open" windows (I am unsure what the proper term would be for these windows) open on my smaller laptop display. I find this annoying and would ...
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RHEL 6, GNOME 2: Remove “Lock Screen” and “Quit” Menu Items

In Red Hat Enterprise Linux, which uses GNOME 2, is it possible to use gconftool-2 to remove the "Lock Screen" and "Quit" menu options for my user (and only my user)? None of the ...
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GNOME 3: Set Immutable Per-User dconf Key Values

I am using GNOME 3 under RHEL 7. The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Desktop Migration and Administration Guide states that: dconf allows system administrators and users several levels of control over ...
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Audio Alerts Over VPN Linux -> Windows

'm using a Windoze loaner lap top to VPN into a Cent OS 7, GNOME 3 desktop. I would like to get audio alerts from the GNOME 3 desktop when someone messages me via Pidgin. The lap top has audio working ...
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Overwriting hard drive with Gnome Disks

I want to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my machine (I currently am running Fedora 33) but don't have any USB drives to boot from at the moment. I've seen it's possible to "Restore from Disk Image&...
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Change default terminal emulator Fedora 33

I'm trying to change the default terminal in Fedora 33 so if I click "Open in Terminal" from the Nautilus context menu it opens with kitty instead of gnome-terminal (along with any other ...
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Select audio device pop up not showing when I connect a device to audio jack

I have been using gnome and whenever I connect an audio device to the audio jack, it used to show a pop-up to let me select whether the device is a microphone, headset, or headphones. Now whenever I ...
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How can I open a kernel shell in GNOME?

When I don't have GNOME installed, I can log in using GNU/Linux's text based login manager, then I'm presented with a shell. There are no GUIs running, and echo $TERM gives Linux. Once I install GNOME ...
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Gnome Shell extensions cannot be activated

I have several Gnome shell extensions that are suddenly disabled since the last reboot and cannot be enabled. I have not made any changes to the system (not consciously). All of the extensions worked ...
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XRDP remote connection fails (Cenots 7 GNOME) from Windows 10 with no error message

I have been using XRDP to connect Linux Centos 7 (GNOME) for a long time from windows 10. But today suddenly I couldn't connect to one of my Linux stations. When I type username and password(...
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Having a Secure / Copy Protected DESKTOP Environment in Cent OS Linux

We have a VPS / Bare-metal server rented on a data-center and we access them over internet through user ID and password. That is direct access and there's no VPN in between. We access GNOME desktop ...
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What's the command or file to change Gnome keyboard shortcuts?

I'm using Cubic to make a custom ISO, and all customization must be done through the terminal, so I can't click a menu, click Preferences and Keyboard to change the shortcuts. Instead, I need to ...
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Can't ping from gnome extensions

I'm running GNOME Shell 3.36.7 on Fedora 32. I have the following gnome extensions that would display ping status (I have the most recent versions installed from extensions.gnome.org, and I only run ...
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How to switch to a higher resolution on Ubuntu 20.04 server with Ubuntu Desktop installed

I am running an Ubuntu Server 20.04 instance with additionally installed ubuntu-desktop-minimal (so gdm3) package via apt. Afterwards I install Teamviewer to access GUI. Works fine so far. My current ...
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VNC Server / Gnome not responding to keyboard

My Gnome suddenly stopped responding to keyboard events. The only keyboard event which has an effect is ctrl-alt-up and ctrl-alt-down which change the virtual desktop. Mouse curser moves, and I can ...
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Kali linux keyboard led not turning on after installing gnome

I have one of those keyboards that has its "scroll lock" key as its led backlight switch. I used to turn on my keyboard with the command "xset led". but then i decided to install ...
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Getting a very slow startup on Ubuntu 20. Seems to be stuck around the stage where the Gnome screen appears

My system is: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a dedicated SSD (no virtual machine) Intel® Core™ i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8 with 31.3 GiB I use the default setting BIOS (ASUS motherboard). I did not do any ...
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How to remove task switcher animation in Gnome?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome and today while switching back and forth between windows using alt+tab, I accidentally pressed some other combination of keys close to alt+tab, and now my task ...
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Can't record or share my screen

Hi guys I face a problem, I can't share my entire screen on discord or any platform. It just goes black and no one can see anything except my mouse pointer! The problem is not on discord only but I ...
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how to apply custom gnome shell extension for all users

I'm a centos 8 desktop user and I would like to install some gnome-shell-extensions by default when pre-created desktops, I found this guide: https://help.gnome.org/admin/system-admin-guide/stable/...
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Disable gnome keyring on debian buster

I have reached my breaking point with trying to figure this out on my own on Debian Buster. I am almost never in front of the computer on which I'm running gpg, so having the passphrase prompt be a ...
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Is there a way I can drag and drop files to applications in the dock using Gnome desktop environment?

I am using the Gnome desktop environment and I see that it is lacking a lot of features that I think are not so hard to implement. One of these features is the ability to drag and drop files to ...
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How to properly configure xstartup file for TightVNC with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS GNOME environment

I'm trying to configure Gnome-Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I'm able to view the desktop with Real VNC Viewer, Apple VNC Screen Share and other VNC viewers, I can run my applications, the desktop ...
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Tab size=3 for lisp and tabsize=4 for c in gedit

Is is posible to set the tab size to certain value depending on the language? For example use 4 spaces for .c files and 3 spaces for .lisp files. Or also something like gedit --tabsize=3 demo.lisp (...
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NIS users can not start xserver, Ubuntu 20, gdm, gnome

I am connected with my Ubuntu 20.04.1 machine to a NIS server and have a local user as well. Homedirectories of NIS users is mounted via NFS. Users can connect via ssh, login and find their ...
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pam_sss (gdm) Denies autologin for user with Active Directory Backend

We switched from FreeIPA to AD as User Database Backend and need to use autologin with one specific user. With FreeIPA everythin worked but since we moved to AD the User is not allowed to use ...
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Why does my computer get messed up when using gnome-screenshot? (Linux)

When using gnome-screenshot to capture a particular area of the screen, my computer gets messed up for around 30 seconds. By "messed up" I mean: The screenshot tool does not immediately ...
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Touchpad horizontal scrolling and Areas setting don't work in Gnome on Wayland

I'm accessing a CentOS 8 VM (VMware) via Nomachine NX from a MacBook Pro running macOS 10.15.7. Running Gnome 3.32.2 on Wayland. Two fingered scrolling works for vertical scrolling, but not for ...
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.Xresources file ignored on OpenSUSE Leap 15.2 with GNOME

I have written an .Xresources file with xterm settings, and it is not loaded when user logs in: the xterm has the ugly default settings when launched. This happens on a VirtualBox VM running OpenSUSE ...

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