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 file a bug on Ubuntu GNOME?

There is a cups problem and I don't know how or where I could submit a bug report.
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GNOME client-side decorations persist after removing GNOME

I have completely removed Gnome 3.12, all Gnome shell extensions, any extra applications, etc. from Ubuntu 14.04 and then reinstalled Unity. After rebooting I still see the characteristic client-side ...
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After installing Gnome, desktop folder doesn't appear on my desktop

After installing Gnome on my 14.04 system running unity, my desktop folder (~/Desktop) doesn't appear on my desktop any-more. I only see the splash background that says 14.04 LTS in lower right hand ...
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When I use Super+Prt Scr I get a transparent file

I am using Gnome 3.12.2 This is a screenshot taken when I press Prt Scr (I have a dual screen. Chrome is maximised). This is one is taken when I do Alt+Shift+4 (My shortcut to take an area ...
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Misaligned titlebar icons in Google Chrome

I had installed Pantheon desktop on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 using the elementary os ppas. However, that messes up with the title bar in Google Chrome, as the snapshot shows. The problem persists even ...
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Can I safely remove ubuntu-desktop?

A couple months ago I switched to Ubuntu (Saucy) then upgraded to Trusty Tahr. A couple days ago I learned that I can install other -buntu's and boot from them. Since then I've installed Gnome and a ...
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How to open jar file with doubleclick after upgarade to 14.04?

After upgrading to 14.04. I ran into problems with opening .jar files. Double clicking on Client.jar doesn't open it. I tried right clicking and selecting both , OpenJDK Java 7 runtime and OpenJDK ...
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how to change desktop background in ubuntu desktop

I was using gnome desktop environment at the start but i switched to unity environment by install unity shell via this command sudo apt get install Ubuntu-desktop after this I have many issues like ...
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Mouse & Program Windows Problem [CANT DO ANTYTHING]

The programs windows keep flickering back and forth/up and down and my mouse keeps flashing also, and I need to go on a different account to do this, is there any way to fix it?
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UK ISO mechanical keyboard layout on 14.04

I'm trying to configure Ubuntu 14.04 to use with the keyboard layout shown here UK Keyboard layout. I can't find any options from the list of English (UK) keyboard layouts that match this format, ...
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Too much space between icons on the gnome panel in gnome fallback (compiz) Ubuntu 14.04

There's too much space between the icons on the gnome panel, in the fallback session, here's a screnshot. Is there anything I can do to solve this?
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keyboard layout switching doesn't work properly in gnome 3.

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome 3 installed from the regular repositories. I have two issues with the keyboard layout behavior (English and Hebrew): When I switch the keyboard, the indicator on ...
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Failure to boot after botched Ubuntu Gnome install

Specs Lenovo g410 intel i5 8 gb ram 120gb Crucial m500 ssd Situation I've been running Ubuntu 14.04 for a couple of weeks with Gnome 3 manually installed. After having a lot of problems with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stops at start

I've installed the updates, and at the end it asked me to restart the computer. After I restarted, it stops at the booting. All I see is: black screen, Ubuntu 12.04 and the four dots in the middle of ...
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Installing FreeBASIC-0.90.1 in Ubuntu

I have been using FB under WinXP, and am trying to install it under Ubuntu14. It is not available in the Ubuntu repository (why???), so I download the binary package from the FB website and ...
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How to get Wayland on Ubuntu GNOME?

In Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with GNOME 3.12.2, how do we get Wayland? Also, is there a way to have GNOME and GNOME with Wayland options separately so if I encounter a problem, I still have X backing me up ...
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How to reset errornous font in promt and output of gnome-terminal

I'm experiencing replacement of all occurances of certain characters in the prompt and output of gnome-terminal (3.6.2 in Ubuntu 14.04), e.g. (latin d is replaced with some kind of uppercase D in ...
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When installing a software i got an error message “E:The package language-pack-gnome-en needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.”

I was installing Open Office but when i put command dpkg -i *.deb it always give me same error and with other softwares also.
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Add a Dash / Lens to Gnome Flashback (14.04)

I've installed Gnome Flashback (Compiz) because I need window control buttons on the right hand side. Really, the only thing I'm missing is a dash / lens. I'd like to be able to press the "Super" ...
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Two Black Screens on Triple Monitor Setup with fglrx and fglrx-updates

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome 3 (but this also happens with Unity). However, once I login, only the center monitor (primary) will work. The other two monitors are black, but they do show ...
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Gnome3 on Xubuntu keeps forgetting my screen resolution

I installed Gnome3 on Xubuntu. After I install I used the display manager to set the resolution at 1024*768. But after every reboot Gnome keeps going to 800*600. Fixes I tried. I made an ...
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Gnome Toggle Minimize/Maximum on Application click?

I have Gnome running and I have been looking for this feature for a while but no luck. I want to click on the main application on the top panel to toggle minimize/maximize. I've attached a picture ...
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Some of my cursor icons are gone

I recently did a full reinstall of ubuntu and then did a reinstall of gnome (useing this guide http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/12/upgrade-gnome-3-10-ubuntu-13-10) but some of my cursors are missing. ...
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Can I make the Gnome 3 overlay show the current wallpaper rather than the wallpaper on login?

I'm using Gnome 3 (GNOME Shell 3.10.4) and I have a script that changes the wallpaper using gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background picture-uri <file>. This works just fine with regards to ...
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How to Debug GNOME Hangs?

In the last day, my system running 14.04 has started to hang for ~10 seconds after seemingly common actions: editing a URL in chrome, changing to a different workspace, etc. The "perpetrators" seem ...
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Vim No GUI and clipboard

I have Gnome Ubuntu 14.04 and I reinstalled vim (without GUI, I did not enable gui because I don't think I need it) and replaced netrw with the latest to have :Lexplorer. Now when I use vim's File ...
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Ubuntu TaskBar Hiding [closed]

I am using Ubuntu12.10, I wanted to hide the "taskbar". I tried using gconf-editor by giving gconftool-2 --set --type bool /apps/panel/toplevels/top_panel_Screen0/auto_hide 1 but I couldn't find any ...
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How to really install GNOME desktop

I want to replace unity desktop by Gnome desktop. I have installed Gnome-shell but what's I get is not what I want. I want to have the same result as if I installed Ubuntu Gnome. I have tried fresh ...
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How to run Gnome disk utility

The Gnome disk utility is installed but there seems to be no way of running it. There is nothing on the sidebar or the desktop. How do I run it?
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Gnome window bug

I just installed ubuntu gnome (fresh) and I am having a number of issues with the windows. When I open an application, like firefox, and if I use anything element in the app, I cant close the ...
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Putting the taskbar on the lateral on gnome classic

is it possible to put the taskbar on the lateral on gnome classic, and put all the program tabs and icon launchers there? I find that to be the most efficient way to use screen space. I would like to ...
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Only visible spaces seen?

I recently converted Ubuntu to Ubuntu GNOME by removing Unity and installing GNOME from the repositories and removed LightDM too. My account was working, but the rest of the family user accounts are ...
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Blank screen when running cinnamon and cairo dock

Here is the problem that I am haveing. When I log in using Gnome w/ cairo dock I get a blank screen and a mouse cursor. I can not right click or anything. I hit alt f2 and it brings up the tty term. I ...
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How to change color in gtk theme?

After upgrading from saucy to Trusty my favourite app ghex has become ugly (and some other apps too) The border color has become absolutely black (#000000). I want to set another color, but where? I ...
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Can I uninstall Gnome?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity as DE installed on my PC. But I recently found out that Gnome DE is installed, too. I don't need Gnome, never use it, so I wannt to remove it. Can I do this without ...
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Black screen after booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu 14.04. I changed some configuration and installed Gnome. I chose Display manager as GDM. After I restart, it boots but the login window does not appear. It shows a black screen ...
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How to install gnome videos(new gnome video playing app, formerly totem)

How do I install this (http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/03/top-12-features-gnome-3-12) new gnome videos app?
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Visual problems on Ubuntu with Gnome Flashback

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Visuals were very very slow so I installed Gnome Flashback. Now speed is OK, but things like icons and pictures, vanish. Sometimes if I move the mouse or the scroll wheel ...
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Problem with changing wallpaper after uninstalling cairo dock

I am having some trouble with my ubuntu.... As you can see in the title I tried the Cairo-Dock ,just 4 fun (I wish i did not) Turns out I do not like it.. so I uninstalled it. Some minutes later I ...
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How do I disable the alt + shift + drag shortcut in gnome?

Related to this question, but concerning the "snappy" style drag you get with alt + shift + dragging the mouse. This shortcut obscures an important feature I want to use in my IDE, so I want to ...
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Whenever I delete Jabber and Yahoo from my online accounts list, they reappear

Whenever I delete Jabber and Yahoo from my online accounts list, they reappear after a restart. Because of this, whenever I open login, I get a large number of popups asking for my Yahoo password: ...
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Cannot login through the command line

I have only been using Ubuntu for about three weeks so do not be surprised if you lose me trying to explain something, I will try my best to be as detailed when needed though. Anyways, Unity right ...
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No sound after updates in Xubuntu 12.04

After installing updates all my computer was muted. I have tried turning the volume up in gnome alsa mixer and I switched to pulse audio but nothing worked. Does anyone else who has encountered this ...
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How to remove Gnome from Ubuntu Desktop 14.04

I need to use Ubuntu Desktop on my server for certain reasons because I can't use Ubuntu Server, but to make it more efficient I would like to remove the desktop environment and boot straight to the ...
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My top bar is broken [duplicate]

After drag & dropping by accident a .xpm file on the top bar, the right-hand side is now totally missing (see attached example of missing pieces) :( How can I get this back, please? Update: It ...
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Force Chrome/Chromium to use Adwaita Dark theme

Is there a way to force Chrome/Chromium to use Adwaita Dark theme? Using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I've managed to force Qt and every other apps to use Dark theme (by changing gtk-css), but I can't figure ...
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How do you update GTK+ and/or Gnome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I found a theme that I wish to run, and it says that is is meant to run on Gnome 3.12. It says "Important note: This theme is designed for Gnome 3.12. May or may not work with other versions of ...
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Problems upgrading from GNOME 3.10 to 3.12

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. I ran the following commands to upgrade from GNOME 3.10 to 3.12: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging sudo apt-get update ...
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Where is the “Search” place in the file open dialog?

I remember that in earlier versions of Ubuntu there was a "search" place in the file open dialog (for example like the one in this screenshot). However in Ubuntu 14.04, I don't see it anymore: Is ...
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Gnome 3 and display profiles

Is there a way to setup some display profiles for my monitors cause I run them most the time at portrait mode and other times one of my monitors in normal for videos and the sorts.