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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Failed to load desktop after upgrade ubuntu 16 gnome

I had ubuntu 15.10 gnome and I upgraded to ubuntu 16 gnome. At boot the login screen appears as usual but when I login the display goes blank and the desktop fails to load. I have AMD graphics card. I ...
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How to make desktop shortcuts on Ubuntu 16.04?

I was wondering how to do that, this is not something vital for me but I find it useful to know. I found some ways to do this for older versions and I don't know if they can be applied to 16.04. I ...
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Adding XBMC/Kodi to autostart in a minimised state?

Is there a way to add Kodi to the autostart list, but have it load minimised or just running the in the tray? I'm running Gnome 16.04
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Ubuntu 15.10 stuck in loop at splash screen after update

I have a recently updated my ubuntu 15.10 pc (using the default system application) and now I am stuck at splash screen: message before looping With the previous messages looping on and off. I can ...
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how to install gnom from terminal? [on hold]

After base installation of debian linux i was getting a black screen with root as login but no GUI, i googled a bit and found DE was needed so i opted for gnome but i have no idea how to install it ...
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Gnome-Terminal : Hide tab bar in fullscreen mode

How to hide tab bar only in full screen mode for gnome-terminal? (when I press F11)
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Google Chrome and Firefox very slow

I have a problem since I moved on Gnome3.Google Chrome and Firefox runs slow on some sites,sometimes it won't load the page or page crashes! I have this problem only on Gnome3 and I don't want to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 Gnome 3 — Skype login issues

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Gnome 3. I can't sign in on Skype.It says that It can't recognize my account info. I tried the same info on web and it works,but I can't even start Skype Beta for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Gnome 3.10.4 = no IBus menu

Belatedly, I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and Gnome 3.10.4 and the IBus menu (for Chinese input) is gone. Packages are installed: ibus 1.5.5-1ubuntu3.2, ibus-pinyin1.5.0-1ubuntu1, ibus-sunpinyin 2....
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Software center error, tried recommended commands, no dice [duplicate]

Software center just closes, error message sent. Here is what I am left with. Thanks in advance. rustybucket@rustybucket:~$ sudo apt-get autoclean [sudo] password for rustybucket: Reading package ...
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Set password for specific workspace

I would like to set a password for a specific workspace W so that when I (or someone else using my user session) tries to switch to that workspace, they can't do so unless they know the user password. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: How to get rid of GNOME Environment completely

I installed GNOME Desktop like this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop ubuntu-gnome-default-settings sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to downgrade GNOME from 3.20 to 3.18

I'd like to downgrade GNOME because 3.20 on my Ubuntu 16.04 is a mess. There are countless sources on the Internet (including askubuntu) saying how to do this, and it's always: sudo ppa-purge ppa:...
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multiple 4k monitors on 16.04, issues

The problem is supporting two external 4k monitors from a notebook that has a built in 4k display. I can run either external 4k monitor from HDMI or mDP just fine on all desktops (Unity, Gnome, Gnome ...
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Dead 'p' in Ubuntu 16.04 with Gnome desktop 3.18

I have a problem I'm running Gnome 3.18 (GDM) on my HP Pavilion Gaming 15 AK100NF and the keyboard works perfectly expect the dead p key. The caps works (ie I can type a P) 'p' works in text mode It ...
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No shown files and right-click

I've installed Gnome desktop besides Unity. It was very unstable system, therefore, I removed Gnome but it was not completely removed. Now, welcome icon of Gnome is shown. No files shown on desktop ...
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Nautilus: two icons

When I add Nautilus to my favorites in GNOME Shell, it adds 2 icons. If I remove one of them, they both disappear. How can I get only 1 icon like it should? I already tried reinstalling Nautilus to no ...
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Installation just crashes with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 on my XPS 13, and every time after entering the user details (username, password, computer name, ...), the installer just closes. No error message, nothing. ...
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Cannot change resolution with Xrandr

First Things First I have looked at dozens of questions and none of them answer mine, nor are they the same case. Most of them are people who don't know how to use Xrandr. I know how to use Xrandr. I ...
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Gnome configuration files

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and had installed Gnome. Now i am quad-booting and want to copy all my customization (extensions, arrangement, font selection, themes, etc..) made to gnome in Ubuntu to a ...
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Stuck at gdm login loop after failed boot and fsck

So I must've power off my laptop the hard way yesterday when I was in a rush. After trying to boot it today, it popped up with Ash (or whatever it is called - the prompt was: initramfs$ or something ...
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12.04 - Cannot unlock user account although it is an admin account

I am having problems similar to these, but in this post no one managed to solve it. How do I unlock system tools such as users and date and time This issued is bothering me a lot, because it also ...
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Will Ubuntu (GNOME) 16.10 use GNOME 3.22?

I can't find it anywhere, not on here, not on Ubuntu news websites, etc. Will 16.10 eventually ship with 3.22?
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Unable to login to Gnome (-> login loop), only Unity login possible

I have a problem basically exactly the same as this one. What did I do? I wanted to try out GNOME and installed it according to this guide: sudo apt-get install gnome-shell sudo apt-get install ...
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How to work touch pad in ubuntu 15.10 [closed]

In my ubunutu version 15.10 didnot work touch pad.how to solve this
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Gnome Software in Ubuntu 16.04 not loading/searching apps or updates [closed]

I have a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04. The Gnome Software Center is working very slow. When I type something to search it just shows the loading icon forever. Same issue with the Updates screen. I ...
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Lost menu after installing classicmenu-indicator

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I have gotten rid of the dash on the side and am using an application menu on the top bar by using Gnome extensions. I want to get the old style menu that I can edit ...
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Remnants of Runlevel 5 when I drop down to Runlevel 3

I changed my VBoxed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 to boot to the multi-user.target by creating a symlink of multi-user.target as /etc/systemd/system/default.target. When I want to go up to the GUI, I just run ...
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Nautilus-Share-Message: Called “net usershare info” but it failed

When I run Nautilus from command line, it starts successfully but this appears in the terminal: Nautilus-Share-Message: Called "net usershare info" but it failed: 'net usershare' returned error 255: ...
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Themes are not changing on Ubuntu 16.04

I used unity-tweak-tool for changing themes it worked. Suddenly it stopped working. The font seems to be tiny than before. I tried by removing unity-tweak-tool and from System Settings > Appearance. ...
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100% CPU on gnome-shell

Twice a day the gnome-shell is stuck on 100% overlloading one of the core. Killing the process seems to provide a temp solution. How can I find the reason for this issue?
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How do you edit toplevel items in Gnome Applications menu?

alacarte works fine for adding/editing items under the toplevel items but I don't see how to edit/remove the toplevel items themselves. For instance, the applications menu toplevel items are: ...
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Where is the build button in gnome-builder?

I have an autotools project that I can open with gnome-builder just fine. So next step would be to actually build the project and maybe install it and then run the executable. I have seen that there ...
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write and wall commands in gnome-terminal 16.04

Recently I noticed that the write and wall commands don't work either in GNOME Terminal (after opening new terminal window) or in Terminix (after splitting terminal window). Neither the expected ...
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How to only append to clipboard (but not overwrite current data)?

I have a rather large file, I need to copy the entire contents somewhere, but when I scroll down the page all the data I have selected becomes unselected. I could just copy and paste block by block, ...
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Quit option in Gnome Fileroller

Every time I extracted a file from fileroller it shows me three options: Quit - Close - Show files But I upgrade the fileroller this time I have only two options: Close and Show files I'm ...
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What are the default fonts on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Gnome 3 and it changed a lot of settings. I decided it wasn't for me and uninstalled it but the fonts are still different. If you have are using default settings on 14.04, a screenshot of ...
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Why “Ubuntu light” font is rendered with normal width when set as interface font in gnome?

I'm trying to get sharp fonts on my hidpi screen of gnome Ubuntu 16.04. I can get results with "Sawasdee" font, but not with "Ubuntu Light" font which looks better to my taste. Any one knows how to ...
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Gnome keyring 11% cpu when opening chrome

I have little prolem that when open up chrome, gnome keyring starts to use cpu on 11%. If i start chrome from command line with google-chrome --password-store=basic this bug is not present. The ugly ...
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How to access “Previous Reports” on Ubuntu GNOME?

In Ubuntu (Unity) in the unity-control-center one can access one's history of reports by going to Security & Privacy > Diagnostics > Show Previous Reports. But there seems to be no such ...
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No bass from my laptop's build in subwoofer on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS on my laptop, running alongside Windows 10 on UEFI, but I run into a few problems. Most of them are fixed now but one thing that bothers me is the fact that ...
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Nvidia Drivers and Two Screens problem

Well, I like games and most of games I have only work with OpenGL 4.0, but when I use X.Org driver it only has OpenGL 3.0; and with the Nvidia 364.19 driver (My notebook has a GeForce GT 750 M) it has ...
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Controlling Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 screen lock with arduino

I am trying to use arduino with my laptop (Ubuntu-gnome 16.04 installed) to control the screen lock using RFID Module (Screen lock/unlock is controlled by an RFID card) Here in this particular case, ...
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How to delete high score of the gnome-mines game?

I want to delete the high score of gnome-mines in Ubuntu-16.04 (Gnome). I am unable to find the latest links which guide through that (all are either very old or the methods suggested by them do not ...
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How can I add additional options to drive mount notifications?

When I plug in a USB drive or a USB stick, I would like to add more options (like rsync files OR backup to device, ...) to the popup menu. When one option is clicked, I'd simply like to start a shell ...
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Ubuntu freezes when battery gets empty

I have observed this phenomenon several times with Ubuntu 2016.04 with Gnome: I forget to plug the power cord into the wall I launch gmusicbrowser and make it play music I put my laptop on the shelf ...
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GNOME Classic on Ubuntu 16.04

Actually, I don't know if it's called GNOME Classic. But I don't like the new GNOME (not complaining). I like the version of GNOME that was standard until a few years ago. How can I switch to that ...
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How to fix missing characters from font after awakening from suspend?

I find that often after awakening from suspend on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 (I have only found this issue on the latest version, though I have not tried with GNOME 3.18 on 16.04) that I get ...
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How to clone a user's settings [closed]

I have to set up a bunch of computers and a bunch of user accounts to set up on Ubuntu Gnome. I'd like to set up a standard 'skel'eton as a base for new accounts. Here's what I've done so far. ...
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How to assign defective keys in Ubuntu Gnome?

I'm new to Ubuntu. A friend who's a FOSS advocate influenced me to shift from Windows. Btw, I have defective letters f,v and z on my keyboard. I was able to assign keys `, [ and ] in windows to make ...