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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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How to change hotspot security type from wpa to wpa2 in kali linux

I'm new to kali Linux(gnome).How to change hotspot security type from wpa to wpa2, my friend trying to connect to me but unable to do so as his laptop supports only wpa2 and wpa3. Tried tapping on ...
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How to move all windows to a different monitor with Gnome / wayland?

It's all in the title. My computer has an 8 inches screen. I often plug/unplugged it to a bigger 22 inches monitor. I also usually have many (dozens) windows of various things opened in 5 workspaces. ...
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Linux/Fedora/Gnome disable "Press or click a key to unlock" for fast fingerprint login

I'm running Fedora 36 with GNOME DE and I'm trying to disable the need to press a key on the lock screen, so that I can just press Power/Fingerprint button and the laptop unlocks. I've already tried ...
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How do I prevent a specific motif window from iconifying in Gnome Classic on Redhat 7.x?

Gnome Classic (GC) on RedHat 7 creates an icon for each app's top-level window and places it on the taskbar on the bottom of the desktop. We've developed a Motif app with a TopLevelShell widget that ...
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Clicking on audio/video file in Gnome Files opens Gnome Videos, but file is not played

After an upgrade (Debian bookworm) I found that starting a video/audio using Gnome Files (nautilus) will start Gnome Videos (totem), but totem gives me a blank screen with no files selected to play. ...
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Cloudberry Backup won't launch

I am having issues getting Cloudberry Backup to launch after upgrading my system to PopOS 22.04. When I try to launch, I can see the process in the process list, but it sits at 0% cpu and there is no ...
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Dark mode on Linux container for Chrome Os Flex

I'm using Chrome OS Flex, using the development tool, which installs Linux in a container, which is very intuitive. The problem is how to change the theme of applications to the system dark mode of ...
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How do I de-KDE gnome?

I was using KDE for a while, but switched back to GNOME. However, some of the styles from KDE got into GNOME, and now I have a weird KDE/GNOME fusion. How do I revert back to GNOME style, and also ...
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Fix Segate's SeaTools' bad GUI scaling on Gnome desktop?

I am using Gnome 42.3 and 200% display scaling (4K screen). I have some Seagate disks, so I guess I have to use SeaTools to check/fix disk errors (is there any alternative tool?). The problem is that ...
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Gnome has a built in sharing feature to transfer files between computers with the feature enabled, it isnt as simple as it seems. How do you do this?

I would like to transfer files between my two linux computers, linux-desktop and linux-notebook. I would like it to be as easy as drag and drop given that is what is presented in Gnome here where you ...
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Stop windows from changing geometry directly after being opened in GNOME using fly-pie?

I recently noticed that when I start an application using fly-pie on Ubuntu, the window either opens in the top left corner or in the center (depending on the org.gnome.mutter center-new-windows ...
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Monitor frequency is only 30hz in 4K when it could do 60hz

I run an up-to-date Archlinux on a Dell Ultrasharp U3219Q 32" monitor, at a 3840x2160 resolution. My graphic card is a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB of memory, I run the proprietary blob ...
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How to use a shared network folder like a local one in Gnome to download and save files?

I would like to be able to download a file from my web browser to a shared network folder. I am actually able to read and write to shared network folders when opening the file browser (Nautilus), but ...
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Best way to scroll Firefox with keyboard when focus is on another window?

I am runnig Linux with Gnome/Wayland and I mostly use two GUI applications Terminator and Firefox. I use Terminator fullscreen with transparency and I am able to read pages on Firefox at the same time:...
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Disable global Gnome shortcuts when specific window in focus

I'm using Gnome 42.3 with X11 and would like to disable global shortcuts (e.g. Alt+F2 or Meta combinations) when a specific window is in focus. KWin supposedly has this kind of feature, as per this ...
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Where does Gnome Evolution save the "NSS Certificate" password?

I'm using Evolution 3.44.3 on Fedora 36. I got a certificate (PKCS12 file) to digitally sign mails I send. The certificate file is secured by a password. When I imported the certificate into Evolution,...
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Access automatically mounted owncloud/nextcloud mountpoint in gnome

In PureOS (Gnome desktop) I have added an Owncloud instance (by using the Nextcloud configuration panel). Where do I access the folder I can reach by Nautilus via bash? In other words: Where is the ...
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gnome evolution: changing the "On date, person wrote:" string when replying

Is there a subject-placeholder for the key composer-message-attribution that can be used to customize, how a reply in Gnome Evolution begins? I'm trying to make evolution start replies in the same ...
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Does Gnome Startup Applications or PyEnv or Python or Ubuntu keep a cached version of programs? If so, where is it stored?

I've written a Python program and added it to Ubuntu's (16.04) Gnome Startup applications, where it is invoked via the command: python /path/to/iRest/main.py >> iRestErrors.log. It used to work ...
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Gnome on screen keyboard: Have different keyboard layout than hardware keyboard

I'm learning a language that doesn't use latin script and I would love to have the on screen keyboard switched to that language's keyboard layout without switching the physical keyboard on my computer ...
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Flameshot on Gnome 42

A new security feature in somewhere in the display server/window manager stack prevents me from seamlessly using the much loved screen capture utility, Flameshot. I've google for how to restore the ...
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Remove app from alt-tab switcher permanently GNOME

Based on the information at https://askubuntu.com/questions/1113956/remove-app-from-alt-tab-switcher it can be done with wmctrl: wmctrl -r "Window title" -b add,skip_taskbar But I have to ...
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How to create a desktop environment on top of GNOME?

How can I create a heavily customized version of the GNOME desktop environment? More specifically, I want to know 1) All the configuration GNOME, how they work and how to tweak them. Can you point out ...
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How to remove Power Off, Log Out and Lock Screen from GNOME search?

I am referring to these items with black backgrounds that appear only in search. They do not appear to have a .desktop file in /usr/share/applications, and they do not appear in menu editors such as ...
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Firefox does not show all previews in Ubuntu Activities overview

Context: Ubuntu shows the Activities overview if you hit the Super key. This overview shows little previews of all opened windows. Similar to how Apple does it with Mission Control. Problem: all ...
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Fedora Gnome black screen after boot

The issue is pretty consistent, almost every time when I boot I see black screen. I found 2 simple workarounds: press "Sleep" button and then immediately wake the PC up press Ctrl + Alt + ...
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What are the keyboard shortcuts for Xpad?

What are the keyboard shortcuts available for Xpad? I know they exist, because I put my note into overwrite mode without the insert key, and alt+Up/Down conveniently moves lines of text. There are ...
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google chrome does not detect system dark theme in Fedora 36 with Gnome

I'm using Fedora 36, which has default Gnome desktop environment. I have dark theme turned on in Gnome settings -> Appearance (NOT gnome tweaks). When I open firefox, it automatically detects my ...
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Kali Linux - Switching to GNOME from XFCE in KEX on WSL2 (WIN11). How to?

I'm unable to switch to Gnome desktop envivorment in Kali linux running on WSL2. I'm booting with kex (kex -s). Already installed Gnome updatet to latest release, but it always boot in Xfce. Tried ...
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Create windows which I can cycle with Alt-~?

I can make several Firefox windows (Ctrl-N) and cycle them using Alt-~ (Alt-). Emacs frames behave the same way. I'd like to know how to create windows (system, library, or other calls) which do the ...
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NVIDIA - frozen screen on laptop but works with external monitors

I'd like your help cause I already dug the whole documentation and my logs to try to find out what's going on. I'm using a ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 Laptop with two external ThinkVision monitors. To ...
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Rocky Linux : Open Kwrite / Kate in superuser from Krusader on Gnome

OS: Rocky 8.5 I've stalled KDE Full, and as of now I don’t know how to set KDE as my preferred session when using RDP from Windows, my problem is using Krusader in Gnome as Root to making changes to ...
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Gnome 40+ : No application appearance?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 with Gnome 42 on Wayland I tried to customize it but I'm facing a weird problem : I don't have any option to change application theme Here a "normal" ...
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Annotations for Gnome Screenshot tool

The new screenshot tool in Gnome 42 looks pretty neat. But most of the time, when I take a screenshot I need to highlight something by adding an arrow or text. I used to use flameshot for that, but ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Change Workspace Via Shortcut Key

Maybe about a year ago, I had an extension for gnome-shell that enabled me to switch between workspaces using shortcut keys, for example: ctl + 1 = Workspace 1 ctl + 2 = Workspace 2 ctl + 3 = ...
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How to use gnome with novnc?

I am trying to use gnome with novnc, but I am getting a clock, logout button, accessibility button, and the ubuntu logo as the output Output image Heres my startup script: Xvfb -ac :1 -screen 0 ...
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Gnome, Win/Alt+Tab, show thumbnail instead of app icon?

Both Alt+Tab/Win+Tab shows a switcher pop-up like below. Can I make actual window thumbnail show instead of the icon? Gnome 41.3, Manjaro, Wayland.
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I have purged GNOME desktop but it's not fully removed

I have deleted gnome and all its configurations using sudo apt purge --autoremove kali-desktop-gnome but at the log-in screen, the environment is still gnome and I can even select gnome before logging ...
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Setting the language and locale in Gnome on Debian-Bullseye has no effect

I have a machine with Gnome on Bullseye. I set both Language and the Formats to German and Germany respectively in the Region and Language section of Settings GUI. After I restart the session, ...
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How can I install separate language and region for non-admin Gnome user on Debian Bullseye?

I have created a non-admin user in Debian-Bullseye. In the Region & language section for both the root user and the new non-admin user, there's only English listed. When I click on the three dots ...
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Mouse Cursor flickering in Popos (Ubuntu 20.04 )

I started using a second Monitor alongside my laptop's monitor, since then the pointer of my mouse started blinking, (appears and disappears very fast) which is annoying. Some answers to similar ...
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Prevent Gnome from stalling with ZFS

The last few times I have tried to solve this problem I have gotten the same brain-dead suggestion of installing more memory. Please do not make this suggestion. It provides zero help. I have to ...
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How to alt-tab to the last focused window of an application in GNOME without all the other windows of that application appearing on top?

I have multiple windows of many applications opened. I want to switch between one window of one application and one window of another application very frequently. If I press Alt + Tab, all windows of ...
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How to Access GNOME 3 Overview Mode?

As the title states I'm looking for ways via the keyboard to open (and eventually disable) the overview mode for GNOME 3. As it stands now I know of: Super Alt + F1 I know I can disable these keys via ...
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IBus cannot find lua files in Fedora

Whenever I try to switch languages on iBus it tells me in console that cannot open ../lua/base.lua: No such file or directory lua script loaded. cannot open /home/[User]/.config/ibus/libpinyin/user....
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Ubuntu 20.04 gnome-shell with xorg thinks that the super key is pressed, but it is not

I turned off my PC after holding the power button for a long time. (By accident) After I turned on the PC again, I discovered that Ubuntu thinks that I have pressed and held the Super (win) key on the ...
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Fedora 35 Gnome Has No Sound

I am unable to get sound to come out of my speakers or USB Headset but only when using the Gnome desktop (which is my preferred). I initially planned to switch to Cinnamon, get sound working and ...
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No luck adding custom resolution with Gnome on Wayland

Hardware model: Microsoft Surface Book 2 Kernel version: 5.16.16-arch1-1-surface x86_64 GNU/Linux Distribution: Manjaro Linux Graphical: Gnome 41.4 on Wayland What the problem is: I use Gnome on ...
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Filezilla tabs are hard to read with dark theme

The tabs with the "Queued Files" etc. are displayed inconsistently to the rest of the theme (see image). Everything else uses a more "flat" design, whereas those tabs have a ...
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Why Does My Docking Station Cause Ubuntu to Shutdown and Reboot?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E-5470. I want to use a docking station so that I have a dual-monitor setup. I have tried the D3100 and Plugable UD-6950H stations, respectively. Both ...

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