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Imported OpenSSH keys are saved in Gnome2 keyring, not OpenSSH

I have run into a frustrating issue, that I am sure will be a snap to solve. When importing an openssh key via the "Passwords & Keys" (seahorse) program, it simply places it within the "Gnome2 ...
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How do I get the good ol' timezone world map back?

This is the biggest thing I miss from Gnome 2 – the world map with daylight and location markers of favourite cities, followed by a list of timezones with weather status! Shame on whoever thought it ...
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Remember gnome-terminal position across multiple desktop after reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to pin programs to specific workspaces, without CCSM? I work with several virtual desktop (Gnome desktop) and several terminal with several tab in each ...
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Unity-2D is slow on my computer

I have an old computer which works nicely with Gnome-2 (10.04 LTS). I swapped out the hard drive and installed 11.10 for testing purposes getting ready for 12.04 LTS but Unity-2D is painfully slow, ...
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How to update Gnome applications without updating past 2.x? [closed]

I am looking to do is update Gnome applications without updating all of gnome to 3.x using the gnome3-team/gnome3 PPA. What i want specifically is to update Gedit, Nautilus, Movie Player etc. past ...
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file:// protocol connected with wrong program

I have the problem that when I open some programs/documents in Gnome, the wrong application is launched to open these. I think I already narrowed the problem, that everything that is called with ...
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The keyboard sometimes doesn't work

I just installed Oneiric. The problem that I have with the unity desktop is that it's slow, and sometimes the keyboard just stops working while the mouse moves and I can click. At the same time I can ...
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Is Gnome2.x going to be completely obsolete from all Linux distro?

I don't quite like Gnome3, or maybe it's just Unity (for the moment)? Was wondering if all Linux distro is going to eventually adapt and move to Gnome3 and have similar interface? I know there is ...
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Compile gedit 3 to use on Gnome 2

I'm on Gnome 2.32.1 (Ubuntu 11.04), and I would like to use gedit 3 on my current desktop environment. To achieve this, I think I could compile gedit 3 and its dependent libraries with a custom ...