Questions tagged [gnome3]

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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Gnome 3 notiofication about suspend when suspend is disabled (Debian)

I've disabled all kinds of suspension with sudo systemctl mask sleep.target suspend.target hibernate.target hybrid-sleep.target. After a while I'm getting Gnome 3 notification: Automatic suspend ...
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Fedora gnome3 Search & Activities not working correctly

I just upgraded my laptop from Fedora 29 to Fedora 32 which is running gnome (3.36.2-1.fc32). Now Search and Activities no longer work. For example the Acitvities Hot-Corner does not do anything. ...
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Disable automount of removable media in GNOME/Nautilus

Using GNOME 3, how can I disable automounting removable media and if possible, do so using the drive ID?
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Ubuntu 19:10: Second GUI Session on another TTY

I can already open a Gnome-Session on TTY2 by default but I also want one on TTY3 to quickly switch between different user sessions. I googled this topic and got a plethora of solutions. Some were ...
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Pidgin frequently disconnects with the message “write error”

Pidgin 2.10.11-7.el7 (libpurple 2.10.11) Office Communicator protocol GNOME 3 CentOS 7 Pidgin frequently disconnects. On the login screen it will print out "write error" I looked in my home ...
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My system isn't reading .XCompose file

So I've been told that IBus input method now work with .XCompose files and that I don't need to modify the GTK_IM_MODULE and QT_IM_MODULE to xim anymore, but without setting it to xim my GTK doesn't ...
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Creating a new short-cut in GNOME3

I would like to add Firefox Developer Edition to my "Applications Menu" in GNOME 3: The Firefox Developer Edition only opens when I do (open it directly using the shell): /home/me/Downloads/firefox-...
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GNOME3 - I cant see the bottom taskbard when viewing the desktop remotely

I am use WebVPN HTML5 Access (more) to view the GNOME3 desktop of a CentOS 7 computer. The bottom taskbar is not visible, and that is where all of the running applications minimize to. Is there a ...
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Configure Gnome by text files (Debian 10)

I am using Salt stack to keep all (15+) of my system configurations in sync. I have recently switched to using Debian 10. It turns out that its Gnome has disabled the minimize and maximize buttons, ...
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GNOME 3 Overview Mode - Using return key to select window does not work if already hovered

In GNOME 3.28 and 3.34 (the two that I use), one can use the Return key to select a window upon hovering over it. However, if the cursor already happens to be hovering over a window upon entering the ...
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Fedora (GNOME 3) copy & paste is unreliable

About a third to half of the time that I do Ctrl+C and then Ctrl+V, it fails to copy the selected text to the clipboard. If I then go and do Ctrl+C again, it works the second time. How can I make it ...
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How to make dbus commands persistent using GNOME3?

while studying/ Understanding GNOME, I have come across below two commands over the web. dbus-send --session --type=method_call --dest=org.gnome.Shell /org/gnome/Shell org.gnome.Shell.Eval string:'...
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How to show each task in separate workspace in gnome 3?

when I click on "move to workspace down" in any app the task shows in the first workspace The first image shows you when my task image (terminator) in the first workspace enter image description here ...
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Gnome3 File Manager Not Working (Debian / Kali)

2 days ago after updating linux, gnome file manager does not open. When I want to open anything under the "places" option at the top (home-documents-download-desktop ...), it tries to open it with "...
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Gnome 3.32 Ctrl+A Select All text missing

I have a question that I can't seem to find related information about. Coming from KDE, I always used to "Select All" text in documents, browsers, input boxes (basically everywhere) but this does not ...
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Gnome system tray icons white background

How to fix the white background of the icons to transparent? ArchLinux Gnome version: 3.32.2 Extension: Top icons plus Icons: Papirus Theme: arc-gtk-theme (kvantum-theme-arc for QT) Gnome system ...
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How Do I Get the Full Ubuntu Gnome Experience Via XRDP

How do I get the full Ubuntu Gnome experience instead of the generic Gnome experience via XRDP? When I login from the console, I get the Ubuntu customization of Gnome: The dock is a stripe that ...
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gdm3: hide last user

This is supposed to disable the user list: gsettings set org.gnome.login-screen disable-user-list true However, gdm3 still shows a list of the users who were logged in before. How can I disable this?...
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Gnome3 Super_L overview disappears immediately

I am hoping someone here can help with a configuration issue. I am running Gnome3 as my desktop over Archlabs. By default the Windows key opens the overlay, but for some reason it closes immediately ...
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When running gnome-tweak-tool from a command window in gnome?

What is the command when running gnome-tweak-tool from a command window in gnome? I am learning the keyboard shotcutkeys on gnome3 without a mouse. if you let me know, i'll appreciate.
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Disable Password Prompt window for network manager in Gnome3

I'm trying to manage network connections using nmcli command without accessing GUI . If I enter a wrong password, while using nmcli device wifi connect, It pops up a password prompt window. I want to ...
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Gnome 3 Desktop Environment: Window size and position hot keys?

I'm looking to migrate to ZorinOS, which uses Gnome 3 Desktop Environment for window management. I understand that the super key can be easily used as a modifier key and want to duplicate Windows 10 ...
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How to configure Gnome 3 on Ubuntu-19.04 Virtual Machine running on my Google Cloud Platform?

I am able to follow these links to configure Gnome 2 onto my VM in GCP successfully. Installing and configuring Ubuntu Desktop for Google Cloud Platform Graphical user interface (GUI) for Google ...
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Distorted graphics on linux screen flashes and heavy tearing

Dell Latitude 7480 using an updated Arch linux - with integrated graphics: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Skylake GT2 [HD Graphics 520] (rev 07) Few months ago i started experiencing ...
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Random unresponsive mouse + keyboard, sleep + wakeup “fixes” it

I'm having a frequent issue (sometimes multiple times in a couple minutes) where my keyboard and mouse stops responding. Apparently the system continues operating normally apart from that - normal ...
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Why does setting LANG=C break console login on CentOS 7

I typically set all of my locale settings to 'C'. It's what I'm used to. I like ls to sort things the way I've been used to for the past several decades. So imagine my surprise and dismay when I ...
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CentOS 7.6 Computer Freezes When Changing Display Settings

I am using three monitors and am having an issue where the primary monitor is off to the far left. When I go into the Gnome settings and try and move the monitors around, it freezes. If I unhook and ...
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Where does Thunderbird store the expand/collapse icons for threaded messages?

I recently resolved this issue but that left me with missing icons in threaded view in thunderbird. My broken machine has a threaded view that looks like this: But it should look like this: So the ...
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Google Chrome blocks “Ctrl+(letter)” and “Alt+(arrow)” shortcuts when in text field

Google Chrome blocks shortcuts of the form Ctrl+(letter)  (e.g., Ctrl+W to close the current tab) as well as Alt+(arrow) when I'm in a text field in the current tab. This includes the address bar and ...
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Remove Online Accounts in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I am trying to remove the "Online Accounts" found on Settings on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I have found these gsettings and am suspicious they may have something to do with that section of Settings... org....
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Re-enable screen blanking on gnome 3

Running Gnome 3.28. I am having problems with screen blanking. More specifically, the screen is not blanking, and I cannot figure out how to get it to blank consistently anymore. (Sometime, years ...
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Gnome Activities Search does not search in files contents

I added several other folders using the gnome-control-center (and since I am using Ubuntu 18.04, I did sudo apt install tracker before to enable this option). I can search for the files, but only ...
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Shortcut to open terminal in `pwd` if active window is another terminal or Nautilus

I have made a custom keybinding in Gnome such that Super+t opens a gnome terminal. Now I would like to improve it such that if the window active when pressing Super+t is Nautilus or another Gnome ...
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How to get SOCKS5 capable application proxied through OpenVPN without running everything through VPN on Gnome 3

How can I selectively tunnel by application in Gnome using a remote OpenVPN server or use the arbitrary application's built-in SOCKS5 proxy support to connect to a local "translation" server that ...
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map headset button in gnome3

How can I map in gnome3 the button from my bluetooth headset? Gnome sees a AcceleratorActivated event when I press it: $ dbus-monitor --monitor signal time=1525078944.868498 sender=:1.17 -> ...
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How to disable long press triggering right click context-menu on Gnome3.18 desktop

In Gnome3.18, a feature is introduced: Context menus can now be accessed using a touch screen — to activate, just press and hold. However, I would like to disable such feature on desktop. Anyway ...
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Computer suspends when not logged in

Since the latest update of Gnome / GDM my computer seems to be put into suspend mode when I am idle on the logon screen for about 20 minutes. This was not the case before the update. Current Version ...
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Gnome3 : remove Alt key behaviour

I am using GNOME 3.22.2 and every time I hit Alt key, I am escaping from the window. It is really frustrating because I cannot hit shortcuts like Alt-f or this kind of things. How to remove this Alt ...
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Gnome3 change theme per application

Does anyone know what's application on the screenshot?
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My old mother on ubuntu gnome lose .desktop files

I live far away from my mother. When her old laptop on windows XP died, I replaced it by a minicomputer with ubuntu gnome (14.04) that I remotely administer (ssh, x11vnc and rsync for backups). As old ...
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Some Readline keyboard shortcuts broken in gnome-terminal?

I'm trying out Fedora 27, and I've noticed they messed around (in an unwelcome way) with the keyboard shortcut in gnome-terminal. Specifically, M-f and M-b don't work. I've tried googling but all I've ...
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change gnome evolution keyboard accels

I tried to change some gnome evolution keyboard accelerators. I tried to edit ~/.config/evolution/accels which seems to hold all the defined keyboard accelerators. Unfortunately my modifications of ...
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How to recursively copy a directory through gio

I want to copy some directories off a remote SMB server. I tried to do it with gio copy, but it replies, that it cannot copy directiories recursively. How can one make it so it will?
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Gnome Activities search does not show most files

I need some help for a problem regarding Gnome file search: I can't find most files in Gnome Activities search even if those files are correctly indexed and found by tracker. As you can see from the ...
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“Sub-windows” in CentOS 7.4 GNOME flashes then disappears

After updating to CentOS 7.4, I have been experiencing some issues with sub-windows (not sure if that is the correct term). Let me explain. Take for instance the Wacom Control Panel. Everything there ...
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Holding keys doesn't work - Fedora 26 Gnome

Since two system updates before i started to notice that when i hold a key it repeats just a few times and randomly stops. Example (I'm holding a key and when it stops I move to the next one). ...
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Disable quick-search animation in GTK3 File Chooser

Every time I do a quick-search by typing letters into the default file browser dialog of GTK3 applications, it will animate to a search hit if there's any. This wasn't in GTK2 File Chooser and is ...
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Different display configuration before and after login in gdm3?

I'm using Ubuntu 17.04 and Gnome 3 with gdm3 3.24. I have two external displays connected to my laptop. I usually keep the laptop lid closed, so only the external displays are enabled, and this works ...
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How to enforce signle instance of firefox on gnome?

I need to help some users finding their lost browser tabs. Problem is that they keep launching multiple instances of a browser. On gnome, alt-tab is difficult to explain as it requires navigation ...
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Gnome 3 public WebDAV share: how to access from Windows 10?

I'm trying to access the Public folder of my Gnome 3 system from Windows 10 computers in the same network. Gnome's File Sharing dialog says that the Public folder can be accessed at dav://(hostname)/...

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