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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

4
votes
3answers
244 views

How can I pipe the output of a bash or shell command to the clip board?

In order to minimize mouse usage (accessibility and health reasons), how can I pipe the standard out to the OS clip board? That is, I'd like to do something like: $ drush uli | ...
1
vote
0answers
8 views

How can I tell Firefox to visual highlight focus cursor to make it more visually noticeable?

How might I highlight the current focus cursor in Firefox? That is, how do I make the cursor that moves focus when pressing the tab key more visual? Given my current desk situation, my keyboard is ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

How to install icons on Ubuntu 14.04 using gnome shell?

I have installed gnome-shell 3.10 and gnome-desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I have found icon pack that I want to use, but there is to many how to's and none of them works. I have downloaded icon ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

gnome-desktop-item-edit question

I installed gnome-desktop-item-edit via: sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends gnome-panel App seems to work however when I try to launch a script via the desktop it seems to just crash ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

How to recover gnome-classic?

I changed the configuration of the keyboard shortcut from the dconf editor (I changed the switch-input-source and switch-input-source-backward). When I set the value of the ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Enabling Touchpad Multitouch Gestures via Touchegg on Macbook7,1 Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

Touchegg gestures don't work. I've tried using to the UI to create them. Either I'm doing it wrong or something is not setup right. Maybe something to do with drivers (evdev or synaptic). That and, ...
1
vote
0answers
9 views

System tray groups

Does anyone know of a plugin for Gnome 3 where I can place system tay icons into a drop down like windows has. Please don't hate but it is kinda nice on windows to have only three or four system try ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Migrate metacity custom keybindings in dconf-editor

I have been using gnome for some years now and I have an array of custom global keybindings that I have come to rely on in my workflow. I recently upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS and I see that ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

How do I enable the PPTP addition dialogue when using a regular user in Debian Wheezie under Gnome Unity?

I just installed openvpn, pptp and vpnc. Under the user I am using, I am unable to create a PPTP connection as the dialogue is grayed out. Under the root user login, I can with no problems, however I ...
2
votes
0answers
61 views
+50

Machine does not start

Initially computer was showing the error as mentioned in How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error? question. Fixing it resulted in the above error. Please take look ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Mapping mouse buttons with a generic mouse

I own a generic mouse I bought on eBay that worked well on any version of Windows with about anything, from games to regular applications, all buttons could be mapped with no issues and no extra ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Ubuntu Vivid Windows title from left side to right side with gnome shell?

I want to make windows UI and for this I need to move close,min,max icons (on windows title bar not gnome desktop's title bar) And I said on title that I am using Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet so Previous ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Gnome-shell unmet dependendcies

After playing with ElementaryOS DE, and completely removing Unity DE on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation, I am in unmet dependency hell. Output after sudo apt-get install gnome-shell is as follows: The ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

How do I get the Details in gnome control center to display the info of my choice?

Is there a file I can edit? Or do I have to compile a new code? If yes, how, exactly?
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Gnome Shell multi desktop changes focus to other screen

I use Gnome-Shell with 2 Displays. One if the display is fixed. So there is only one Workspace on there. The other display has dynamic workspaces enabled. When I work on the dynamic workspace and ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

File system root low disk space

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 a month back. It all worked perfect but after two days I repeatedly got the notification - File system root low disk space 0 MB left. I had installed everything ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Ubuntu 14.04 GDM Login Banner, with User List Disabled

I've seen several posts and absolutely no replies (or rather few helpful ones -- even seen a few stating to "use LightDM") on this issue. We use GDM instead of LightDM due to a bug/feature in LightDM ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Consolas font on terminal emulators not working properly under i3-wm

I have the Consolas font configured for my terminal emulators (Terminator and gnome-terminal). My box is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. If I turn on my computer and log in to i3-wm the font looks like ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

How to remove Gnome desktop from Regular (Unity) Ubuntu 15.04

Currently have Ubuntu 15.04 with the default Unity desktop environment. I wanted to try the Gnome environment so I followed the following instructions: Install GNOME Desktop Ubuntu 15.04 However, ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Installing california calendar 0.4.0 on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

First to mention, I am new to linux, so this might be a stupid question: Is it possible to install california 0.4 on ubuntu 14.04 LTS? If yes, how? I had installed Version 0.1.4, but I had problems ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

GNOME Tweak Tool's numpad delete key behaviour doesn't work

I use a lot of keyboard layouts, but some of them have comma instead of dot on the numpad delete key. I want to override this behaviour and always use dot, but when I open gnome-tweak-tool, then go to ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

VRAM usage from DE

I'm using NVIDIA GT 705 /1gbDD3.64bit.48CudaCores/, Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3. While playing Heroes of the Storm VRAM usage is going up to 945 so here is the question: Will it makes difference if i ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Password prompts dither after entering password for authentication

I'm having a problem with my new Ubuntu installation. Any password prompt (except in Terminal!) dithers after I enter my password. I have tried changing my password; I was successful but it didn't ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Nvidia GeForce GT 650m Blank Screen on Reboot with Asus UX51VZ on Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm starting from a fresh install from the lxde alternate iso. I then purged lubuntu in favor of ubuntu-gnome (I'm following the guide here: http://ux51vz.blogspot.com and didn't know how to make ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Changing gnome-panel colors while on openbox

So I tried customizing gnome-panel's colors, but it doesn't seem to apply when on openbox. I'm using gnome-color-chooser, and it seems to be able to change the GTK theme inside the gnome color chooser ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Questions about installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 server

I've got some question during the installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2 server. if I choose catalan as the language, when the installation finishes, the screen becames black and there is nothing to do. Is ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

No animations on ubuntu gnome

I am trying to install an ubuntu gnome distro but every time I live boot or install I get no animations at all. I tried ubuntu 15.04. Here are my specs I5 - 4690K MSI GTX - 970 12 GB DDR3 Here ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

How to upgrade GTK 3.10 to GTK 3.14 on Ubuntu 14.04?

How to upgrade GTK 3.10 to 3.14 on ubuntu 14.04? Most of the discussions provide an answer in which they replace the Unity desktop with the GNOME desktop. I want to do this upgrade without adding any ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

shortcut for shut-down not working in Gnome

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome as the DE. Back when I was using gnome with Arch, I could configure keyboard shortcuts for shut down and restart from Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts I don't ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Why does my Wireless connection block my internet traffic?

I am on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and experincing a strange "bug". When i have wireless activated and connect my coble bound network - it looks like everything is fine (in the menu bar i see a connection on ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

why is 219 running before the gnome login on my computer? [duplicate]

when I restart I get a black screen then a gray screen with a 219 heading and a screen full of entries with ok after some of them and then the gnome login. also after doing a dist upgrade the id in ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

How do I configure startx to only start only Gnome Fallback session in 14.04

From a server install I want to be able to run startx and bring up the gnome-fallback-desktop. I want to be able to log out and return to the command prompt. This works currently with my ...
0
votes
3answers
26 views

How can the gnome3 activities hotspot be definitely disabled

I'm looking for a definitive solution to the problem of disabling the Gnome3 activities hotspot, if one exists. I find this feature disruptive and irritating and I really want it gone. So far I have ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Gnome backgroud log in, not change(after change it)

I try to change the login background picture in Gnome (GNOME Shell 3.14.4 - Ubuntu 15.04), doing this Thread: Unable to change GDM Login screen background. copy the image you want to use into the ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to start a new Unity Styled desktop in other tty in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32bit Desktop version. Now I want to start a new Unity styled desktop in other tty, like tty 8. As we all known, Linux use X Window System for display. To start a new desktop ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Nouveau driver randomly freezing Graphical interface (X Server)

I'm having random freezes on my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. Suddently I'm not able to click or move anything on the interface. I can however go to another virtual text terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F1) and I can ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Gnome keyring not responding

Each time I shutdown my computer, this error occurs: How to fix it please?
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How to have Gnome 3 styling on youtube with Unity?

Sorry if this question has been asked before but I couldn't find a quick answer looking on Google/AskUbuntu. I really like the YouTube player that Gnome 3 comes with yet I'd like to keep using Unity. ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Keyboard Shortcuts Stop Working (After 1-2h)

Dell XPS 13, Installed Gnome Ubuntu 15.04, Updated Gnome to 3.16. 10: I start up, everything works 20: After ~2h, brightness, volume (Fn+?? keyboard combos) stop working 30: Reboot 40: Goto 10 I ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Vino VNC Server unable to start on startup

So I am trying to get the Vino VNC Server to startup on boot, meaning I don't have to login to have the VNC Server start. I am on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, and I have already added ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

How do I disable the local screen in Vino VNC?

As the title says, when I remote into my machine through VNC, how do I disable the local screen? I am currently running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Blue screen after installing GNOME 3 Desktop

I installed GNOME 3, after testing it a bit I decided to return using Unity and Openbox. Unity works great but when I use Openbox there is a sort of "blue screen" over my desktop. I've no way to show ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How do I set up an encrypted SSH tunnel for VNC?

Here's whats happening: The TightVNC client on my Windows client does not interact with my Vino VNC server, because of some encryption stuff, as shown here: Gnome 3.10 sharing desktop --- how to ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Installed gnome and now errors occur when I open applications?

How do I fix this? I just installed gnome and i3 (by typing 'sudo apt-get install [i3 or gnome]') as alternate window managers, and now I've been getting some weird stuff going on. When I launch ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Changes to launcher are instantly changing back (Ubuntu 14.04)

I edited ~/.profile by adding the line umask 775 and also changed a color code in usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/gtk-main.css After reboot, the launcher and wallpaper lost all changes I made to ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

gnome: How to set lv3:rwin_switch xkb option in tweak tools

I set my keyboard layout like this: setxkbmap -layout us -variant altgr-intl -option '' -option caps:escape -option altwin:swap_alt_win lv3:rwin_switch which is fine, as long as I do not plugin and ...
1
vote
2answers
108 views

is possible to upgrade evolution mail client to 3.16 in Ubuntu 14.04?

is possible to upgrade evolution mail client to v3.16 in Ubuntu 14.04 without having to install the full gnome stack?
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Gnome On Screen Keyboard appears only in activity search

I use a Dell with a touch screen which can be folded into a laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome). I enabled the Gnome On Screen Keyboard in the Accessibility menu, but the onscreen keyboard appears only ...
-1
votes
0answers
78 views

How to uninstall or mount Ubuntu-GNOME 15.04 on external TB drive?

I downloaded GNOME 15.04, is big about 1.3Gb, so put it on my external back-up 4TB drive is formatted NTFS. I had just downloaded the newest Ubuntu 14. I need the data in the 4TB drive to operate. ...
1
vote
2answers
26 views

Specify Home Directory: Partitioned Disk: Fresh Re-Install: Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.02

I ran into serious problems with my previous Ubuntu installation. I'm now doing a fresh install (Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.02) on an already partitioned disk. I go to "Installation Type: Something Else" ...