GNOME (GNU Network Object Model Environment) is a collection of GTK-base software that provides the desktop environment GNOME-Shell. This is a very general tag that should only be used for questions referring to GNOME in general, and not a specific component.

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Has anybody a working AOL account in Gnome?

In Ubuntu-Gnome's online accounts I'm trying to add AOL as a SMTP/IMAP account. But it never connects. It works though using Evolution only. Maybe it's a control panel bug?
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How to make Gnome's “Activities” bar always visible?

I just installed Gnome, and when I click on "Activities" a convenient bar shows up from the left, allowing me to switch to other applications. Unfortunately, the bar hides as soon as I choose an ...
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Ubuntu Gnome - Touchpad notification randomly shows up after use. Cant find out what it is

I cannot find out what this notification/icon is when I use the touchpad. Its semi-random and very annoying. The Touchpad and Mouse settings menu displays only point speed and handedness, nothing at ...
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How to edit the Applications Menu in GNOME 3?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04, with Gnome 3.18. Using extensions I have gotten rid of the dash panel and only use the Applications Menu in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. (I don't have Unity.) ...
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Installed GNOME 3 ppa on Ubuntu 16.04 now cannot log-in to Ubuntu 16.04 anymore

I am running (or was) Ubuntu 16.04 and wanted to try out GNOME. I think I might have messed things up here by adding the GNOME 3 ppa. What I intended to do was get it so that when I restart, I would ...
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Gnome Shell is slower than Unity? [on hold]

I've installed Ubuntu on my Asus F5SL laptop (T5750 Dual Core Processor 2.0Ghz, AMD HD 3470, 4GB RAM) with unity. I was curious about gnome and I've just purged everthing about unity like; sudo apt ...
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Ctrl modifier key not working

I have just installed a fresh new Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and am having a weird problem. The left and right Ctrl keys are not working as modifiers. I can see them both doing what they should in xev but if ...
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How to remove Google virtual mount drive from Ubuntu 16.04?

I tried Gnome 3.18 Google Drive integration feature to access my Google Drive USE GNOME 3.18 GOOGLE DRIVE INTEGRATION FEATURE IN UNITY, XFCE AND OTHER DESKTOP ENVIRONMENTS [UBUNTU 16.04] which works ...
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Ellipses in GNOME status bar?

Recently whenever I wake my computer up from standby, the status bar in GNOME ends up like this: I have no idea why this happens, the ellipses won't go away no matter what until I perform a reboot. ...
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Interactive prompt displayed but ignored on ACPI shutdown event (16.04) [duplicate]

This is a very weird issue, and I've consulted the usual resources but found nothing. When I press the shutdown button, I expect to see an interactive prompt -- e.g., "Shutdown / Reboot / Suspend / ...
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Audio devices doesn't work Xenial 16.04 GNOME

I've followed the steps in this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure But can't get managed to work the sound system as in willy 15.10 (worked flawlessly) I've ...
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How to set the menu show delay to 0 in gnome-fallback

When I'm moving my mouse down in the gnome-fallback gnome-panel menu, submenus (e.g. Accessories, Games, Graphics) appear slowly. When I move my mouse back up, they still appear slowly. I want 0 delay ...
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I can't put icons on Ubuntu 16.04 gnome-fallback desktop

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome, but using Gnome-fallback (metacity). I can't drag and drop icons from the application pull-down menu, but when I copied my backup from my external hard drive, which ...
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Unity with Gnome 3.20

Is it expectable the Gnome 3.20 apps to be patched for Unity under 16.04 16.10? If yes, any approximative time for that to happen? Thank you all! All the best, RM
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04- NVIDIA driver not installed, still screen tearing occurs

My DELL laptop has NVIDIA and Intel cards. I am running Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 fresh install with all recent updates. I have not installed any proprietary NVIDIA drivers. Still screen tearing is occuring ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 OS updates through the Software application not completed

The Software application sends a notification indicating that OS updates are available. When I click the install button it starts installing the updates but then gets stuck at about 10% of the process....
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Mouse stops working in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

This bug is really weird, cause my mouse works completely fine just before logging on to Gnome desktop. But just after I enter my password and press Enter my mouse just hangs in thin air, not ...
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Python Gobject broken Help?

I don't know what broke it, but my python Gobject library is missing something ... When I try to run most tools like gnome-tweak-tool which require GTK, I get an error saying : Traceback (most ...
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instalation is stuck in saving install package

I'm already have xubuntu 16.04 but because of some problems (eg grub2 not installed propely) i want to reinstall it.but reinstalling is stuck in saving installed package and i want to remove all ...
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Nautilus not launching on Wayland [on hold]

I've installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I have tried with Wayland session and it is soo cool. I love it because on normal session, I have some screen tearing issue which is not present at all in Wayland. ...
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Gnome, Lock Screen Slide show

I want to Create a slideshow lockscreen using the GNOME desktop. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am particularly talking about the "lockscreen" not the Login screen, and definitely not the wallpaper....
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How to Get Gnome's xkb-options in Terminal?

Pseudocode where I need to know how to get current xkb-options by gsettings xkbOptions=getXkbOptions(); if [ xkbOptions = '[]' ]; then `gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.input-sources \ xkb-...
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How to uninstall Gnome from Ubuntu 16.04?

I did it. I messed up my system really bad now. I was looking for something lighter but decided not to give up on functionality. So, I settled with Gnome. Instead, it messed everything up to a degree ...
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In Gnome 16.04 Window minimize shortcut is not working

I used to use window + H to minimize a window. But it's not working. Even ctrl + alt + 0 is also not working. Any idea how to fix it?
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Software and Updater consumes 100% CPU in Ubuntu 16.04

I've upgraded my laptop (Lenovo Z50-70) which has an i7 CPU and 8Gigs of Ram to Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. I've been installing updates consistently. I'm using ubuntu with Gnome desktop environment (GDM)...
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Some tray icons disappear after shutdown overlay

I just installed and updated Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on my desktop PC. If I click on the power button (top right icon on the desktop), then I click the larger power icon, then I cancel the operation, ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 will not boot after making dumb changes to BIOS settings

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 after recently buying a Thinkpad Yoga 11e and it worked great when first installed. Then after I tried charging it, the screen went all checker-board/ static-y on me. I ...
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Uploading files online: external drives not visible ubuntu 16.04

First here's what I'm using. Ubuntu server 14.04. Ubuntu client 15.10 and 16.04 both recently updated. Mozilla Firefox as browser. I have a problem When uploading items online. When browsing files ...
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Where Ubuntu Gnome Looking Glass / extensions logs are stored?

I've started to playing around with extensions for ubuntu gnome, gnome-shell version 3.18.5. During the development I've encountered a problem finding logs from my extension or even the one used ...
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login loop on ubuntu gnome 16.04

I'm stack in login loop on my first account. I can log in with a guest one and for a new one that I created on terminal. This is the log errors, please help me understand what is causing the sigterm.
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Setting up GNOME 3 on Mint 17 [closed]

I've tried many times to get GNOME 3 work with my Mint. After a lot of complications and re-installations, I came here for help. I've a fresh install of Mint 17.3 and I would like to use Gnome. I've ...
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The letter ü is not shown correctly

For some time now, words with the letter ü aren't shown correctly anymore for me with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. In this picture, you can see that the cursor after typing ü is in front of(!) the ü. When I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 - Power button action “Interactive” doesn't work

I want the confirm dialog when I press the power button. It worked in 15.10. I tried tweaks tool and dconf editor, neither work. In dconf there are 2 entries one doesn't work, the other doesn't have ...
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Stuttering Graphics on ATI Mobility Radeon 5470 S; how to fix?

I have an HP Pavilion dv7-4179nr Laptop, and I am using Ubuntu GNome. The graphics work smoothly for around 10 seconds, and then it freezes the graphics for 2 seconds! Seems like a driver issue to me, ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut to launch Activities Overview?

The SUPER key is currently the default key to launch the Activities Overview, however due to an incident involving large amounts of chocolate cake the key no longer works properly and does not always ...
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Gnome ppp in not detecting my d-link dwp 157 modem

I have done dual boot of window 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 In Ubuntu I downloaded gnome (ppp) but in setup of modem my modem is not detected why is there any solution of that I'm new in Ubuntu plz help me..
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Can't Hibernate or Suspend with Gnome or Unity

When I try to suspend/hibernate my computer goes into suspend/hibernate mode but when I try to resume it boots all over again, although this does not happen using KDE. Using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
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Dual boot issue U16/W10

HP 440 G2. Dual boot windows 8.1 just fine with Ubuntu 16.04. I recently upgraded to Windows10 on this computer and now when I boot into Windows 10 i get a tiled or hashed screen. It will not load ...
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How can I update Gnome system monitor?

I noticed there's a new version of Gnome system monitor while my version is 3.18.2. I tried to remove and reinstall it but I still have the same version. Opening Software Updater doesn't recommend me ...
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Mounting error with nautilus only on ubuntu-gnome

I have same problem with mount disk using nautilus Unable to access “expansion” No object for D-Bus interface Log viewer (gnome-logs:32602): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkListBox with a model will ignore sort ...
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How to change Show Applications button on Gnome dash

I'm using Ubuntu with Gnome desktop. I was wondering how to change the Show Applications button icon on the dash ?
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How to solve the problem of missing of fonts in the words in Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04? [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04, but when I try to write, any word with fonts, greater than 12, then some letters in the word are missing... Sorry for the delay. My problem appeared after the ...
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Kate editor appearance under Ubuntu 16.04 with gnome-shell

I love the kate editor and running it on one of my computers was never a problem. Running it on a different computer (Ubuntu 16.04, kate version 15.12.3, gnome-shell version 3.18.4) does not look ...
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How to show keyboard chart of a specific layout variant from command line?

There is previous similar question but solution there didn't work for me in Ubuntu 16.04. I mean: gkbd-keyboard-display -l us,intl The commands below work but I want to be able to specify which ...
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How to solve thinpc user logout from virtual machine of host computer that can't login into thinpc machine?

Using virtual machine in host computer i.e thinpc in Ubuntu 10.04 because we need that application of a run and disabling right click on desktop only application icon on desktop. Logout from virtual ...
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Where does Ubuntu Gnome store the keyboard shortcuts configuration file?

I am looking to copy the keyboard shortcuts file to another PC to avoid re-binding the keys again. I am using Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. In Xubuntu there is a simple location with the keyboard shortcuts in ...
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Gnome crashes when I drag to reorder favorites in Activities. Why?

I recently installed Gnome to try it out (I've been using Openbox alone, which I think I still prefer!) and my problem is that Gnome crashes (sometimes just restarts the DE, sometimes actually kills ...
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Application Download [duplicate]

why can't I download any application on Ubuntu Software Center, It keeps on telling me to check my network connection but when I use other site it streams with no problem
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How to Keep Focus of File-Browser when Previewing Thumbnails in Sushi?

A report done here already 2011 in bugzilla.gnome.org but no proposals for improvement. It is possible that this is not a gnome-sushi issue but dependent on the packages on the test environment How ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Cant change conky font

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and installed Gnome DE 3.18. Then installed conky-manager to customize my desktop. Everything worked well and the only problem now I am facing is changing fonts. I ...