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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How to get the Gnome Activities overview to only open when clicked on [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 (with Gnome Shell obviously), and I have noticed that sometimes when I quickly hover over the Activities button in the top-right-hand corner, that it opens the ...
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gnome-session-fallback not working in ubuntu 14.04

I've installed gnome-session-fallback and compizconfig-settings-manager I can even see that the compiz flashback option on logon. However, even when selected, Ubuntu always goes back to it's default ...
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Accidentally changed shell in gnome-terminal, no longer opens

I wanted to make screenfetch start at terminal startup. But I realized that I changed the shell from bash to screenfetch and of course gnome terminal doesn't startup. I have installed MATE terminal ...
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How to create keyboard shortcut which initiates suspend

When I was running the Unity shell I was able to do Fn + F1 and get my machine to suspend, however now that I am running Gnome Shell, when I do this keyboard shortcut, absolutely nothing happens, so I ...
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Guake Preferences inaccessible

I have problem with configuring guake because when I try to open guake preferences it happening, but i don't know where. :( Preferences are inaccessible, I can't get to them. So there is my Q, is ...
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dpkg error while installing gnome-session-fallback

I was trying to do sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback. This is the output I get: (Reading database ... 353039 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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Problem adding NetBeans IDE to Docky Ubuntu Gnome

I previously asked this question on how to get NetBeans IDE to pin to docky under Unity, however now that I have moved to Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 this no longer works to get NetBeans IDE to pin. So that is ...
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Is there a Guest Session under Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

As I don't really like the guest session very much I don't really want it, but I was just wondering if it actually exists under Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 (as that is what I am running), or if it can be ...
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Strange extremely nonspecific error message, malware?

I use UbuntuGNOME 15.04 with gnome 3.16, and I got the following error message in a small popup. "Warning! System error detected. Would you like to report it?" While everything was fine and ...
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Can't log in to Gnome after disk clone

I recently cloned my hardisk containing my /home partition and have now started booting via the clone. Unfortunately when I log into Gnome I am booted back to the login screen after about 10 seconds. ...
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How to install additional language packs on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, and every spell checker on the machine, and language etc, is in English (US), however I want to change that to English (UK), and I want to ad support for Russian so ...
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How to get Ubuntu Gnome to suspend after 5 minutes

I have recently installed Ubuntu Gnome, and found that unlike in Unity, in the Gnome Shell I am unable to tell my machine to suspended any sooner than 15 minutes, however for security reasons I want ...
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Gnome 3: No Indicators are Shown on top Panel

I have recently installed Ubuntu Gnome with Gnome 3 running on it. I have installed various programs on it which in Unity would have a little icon which would go on the right on the Unity panel, such ...
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How to bring back minimize and maximize buttons in Gnome 3

I have recently installed Ubuntu Gnome which has the latest version of Gnome 3 running on it, and I have noticed that on windows there are no minimize buttons, and no maximize buttons, although I can ...
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Gnome shell calendar + delayed Internet connection

I've my Google account synced and the calendar works fine. But not always: concretly, if I reboot my computer and log-in in my system before Network Manager has connected to the Internet, the ...
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Font garbled for gtk3 applications (ubuntu 14.04.2)

At random times the font in most applications (gedit, terminal) I get a garbled font. See the screenshot. The original text was (which can be copied and pasted without problems): Connecting models ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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Unity7 and Gnome 3: How to disable “lock was blocked by an application”, so that Gnome3 always locks the screen?

When I have virtualbox in full screen, on Unity it always locks after 5 minutes, but in Gnome3 (and even Unity7) it shows a popup message: lock was blocked by an application. Can I force Unity or ...
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lower gnome on ubuntu 14.03 desktop [closed]

How do you remove the lower panel when running gnome on the 14.03 desktop I have tried to right click and unlock the panel but it does not seem to work
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Can I remove Unity now and how?

I have installed gnome-session-flashback and I love my new Gnome desktop, and I am sure that I do not want to go back to Unity, and as unity stuff takes up a lot of space on my machine, is there a ...
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Switching from Unity to Gnome

I no longer want Unity, and I want to switch to Gnome, I read here that you have to install gnome-session-fallback package. To do this, however, when running: sudo apt-get install ...
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Skype 4.3.0.37-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 Periodically Freezes Ubuntu GNOME and Budgie Desktops

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 with GNOME 3.14.4-0ubuntu1 installed. Skype is version 4.3.0.37-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 From time to time, whenever I have a network change or network restart (which happens a ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.2 not detecting my monitors resolution [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS on my gaming/design machine! (Specs: i7 4790k; Strix 970; MSI G45-z97;) and when I go into my display settings it says I'm using a built-in display and will ...
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Compactibility of HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2645 All-in-One Printer with ubuntu 14.04

I preferred to buy HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2645 All-in-One Printer from flipkart. This one is a ink advantage printer with many facilities like Print, Copy, Scan & Fax. The basic System ...
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Gnome, can't change window border or theme

I just now changed from unity to gnome. I got it from the ubuntu app store, and I decided to remove unity to avoid conflicts. I thought it was going well until I noticed that the side bar when you ...
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UbuntuGNOME - fonts are weird mostly in browsers

Today I've installed UbuntuGNOME on my laptop and then I've noticed ugly fonts in my systems (it's hard to describe, but it did not look natural). I changed some font preferences in Gnome Tweak Tool ...
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notify-send not working, seems many bugs

i'm trying to create notification script but it doesnt work. When i click for example "control+alt+m" it should pop notification which it does, but its like default and i cant change anything. I ...
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I'm using ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop, my external USB keyboard is not functioning properly

I decided to try linux, with ubuntu 14.04, I'm using a USB keyboard, since the laptop's original keyboard has some dead keys, I have to use this external one, however, CTRL, WIN and ALT keys are not ...
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nemo doesn't work correctly on ubuntu 15

I installed nemo and use these three command..... gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false gsettings set org.nemo.desktop.background show-desktop-icons true xdg-mime ...
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Downgrade from Evolution 3.16 to Evolution 3.12

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I installed Gnome Evolution 3.16 by adding the Gnome PPA in my sources list. This worked briefly, but then Evolution stopped working with my Google Apps accounts (happened on ...
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Gnome via software center vs Ubuntu GNOME

Pretty simple question. Is installing the GNOME desktop environment via Ubuntu's software center the same as installing the official flavor Ubuntu GNOME? If not, how is it different? Thanks!
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Gnome crashed on Ubuntu while removing a package

My Gnome crashed while I was removing a package by using purge. I tried with installing Gnome. Nothing worked. It says unable to open /var/lock Is there any way I can get my machine back?
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How to install themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

how can I install other themes in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've tried some methods but none of them don't work. 1) first, I've try to put my new themes on ~/.themes folder, but I've see don't have that ...
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Covered in corrupted characters after clean Ubuntu/Firefox reinstall

Latest Update: Firefox 39.0 still causes the two serious problems listed below after a fully clean re-install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Firefox to a reformatted partition, without restoring any ...
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Can't Set UI Scaling Per Display in Gnome

Problem I want to be able to have different interface scaling options set per monitor. Right now, I can only change values for all monitors. I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 ...
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How to call GNOME Shell extensions from bash?

Is there a way to call GNOME Shell extensions from bash or command line? Google Fu returned no results, but I guess it would be awesome to automate Shell extension calls (e.g. window positioning on ...
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Error in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 repository list [duplicate]

I'm having problem updating my repository list in Ubuntu Gnome 15.4 : Baixados 4.665 B em 1min 39s (46 B/s) Lendo listas de pacotes... Pronto W: Erro GPG: http://archive.canonical.com vivid ...
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Removing Unity on Desktop Ubuntu 15.04 and using Gnome 3

I'm running into an issue when trying to convert from using Unity to just Gnome 3. I keep ending up with the GUI looking as such, with remnants of Unity's Close, Minimize, and Maximize buttons. ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 can connect to Regular router, can not connect to Wifi extender

I have a HP envy m6 and while every other device in the house can connect to bot the router and the extender, my laptop can not connect to the wifi extender. It just stays on the "connecting" icon and ...
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Modifier/3rd level key to L-ctrl? 15.04

I want to make my Left Control key into a 3rd level modifier key. (I would consider trying using left shift as well, but it is equally difficult as far as I can tell.) I use Caps Lock as my control ...
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Ubunut themes don't work install

I've try to install different themes from http://www.ubuntuthemes.org/ and after I downloaded, I've put it on my themes folder in /usr/share/themes but don't work, before that I've try to put in ...
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Can I enable Bounce Keys for certain keys only?

On my laptop, I'm having a persistent issue where keystrokes on the space bar are being repeated. Having been through a number of replacements, as well as trying multiple operating systems, I ...
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Where are panel launchers stored in Ubuntu 14.04?

In earlier versions of Ubuntu, user-created launchers for the top panel were stored in the directory ~/.gnome2/panel2.d/default/launchers. This is no longer the case in the current versions. The ...
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How to load GNOME before login?

I installed GNOME 3 with the theme Paper, but when I boot with Ubuntu the login screen is still styled as Unity. Not a terrible problem, but is there a way to load GNOME before logging in?
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My Nautilus does not detect special Home folders

I had linked my /home/user/Desktop with my Desktop inside Windows 8. I also had liked other folders like Music, Videos, Downloads, .... But unexpectedly I ran my windows using fast boot. then my ...
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ppa-purge leaves me with 25 unresolved dependencies

Oh dear. I just followed advice on how to try the latest Gnome release. Admittedly, it made it clear that I was moving into riskier territory, but it gave a way to roll back. So I tried it. But when ...
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Gnome shows blank log-in screen

So, I've been using Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 off and on. Last time I was on the OS, I believe that I did some updates through the terminal, not much more. So, I started the OS back up again and found that ...
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Broken Packages, Unmet dependencies [duplicate]

BatCave:~vikiboy$ sudo apt-get install pantheon-files Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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Minimal Gnome install on Ubuntu Mini

I am trying to get a very minimal Gnome installation on 64bit Ubuntu mini. I don't want the bloatware of a regular install of Gnome. I tried this: sudo apt-get install lightdm gnome-terminal synaptic, ...
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GTK3 checkbox background

I got a GTK theme (Paper), but the checkboxes and radio buttons don't look like they are supposed to - there's just no background. The theme uses background-color and background-image, but those ...