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Change gnome-screenshot auto-save-directory in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

Configuring with dconf or gconf as suggested in this post worded on Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 (I tried and succeeded). But does NOT work on Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. How to change auto-save-directory of ...
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Where are the mouse button settings in Ubuntu 14.04?

I had my Evoluent VerticalMouse set up to work using HAL FDI files in Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 and before. However, these no longer are respected by Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 so what configuration files are being ...
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how to put system tools into gnome3 panel

I'm sure it has been asked before, but I cannot find the solution. I started using Gnome3, and everything is great. But, system tools has been put in Applications. I want System to be a top level ...
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How to increase waiting time for non responding programs?

I have installed a Ubuntu GNOME and found that I am getting lots of PROGRAM is not responding messages. I have either to "Force Quit" the program or "Wait" for it a little more. I've noticed that ...
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how to increase the font and icon in Ubuntu and in the installed software?

I am buying a 15' notebook with Full HD resolution but the icon and the text are too litle for me Can I change these value? and for the text inside the installed programs (menu programs, etc)? Is it ...
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What is vnc4server configuration file for Ubuntu 13.04?

I need vnc4server configuration file (xstartup) for Ubuntu 13.04 for both Gnome 3.8 and Unity, so it fixes the grey screen problem.
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How to list gnome-control-center panel names?

There's an (as far as I can tell) undocumented feature of gnome-control-center which can be used to show a specific panel directly. For example, gnome-control-center sound will display the "Sound" ...
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How do the various gnome flavours use the config resources they do or do not share?

One of the things that has kept me away from gnome until now is the lack of a common, central place for configuration. This was bad in the old days, but after the advent of compiz, mutter and dconf, ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to run the GNOME user manager from XFCE4?

If I run 'gnome-control-center' and click on the 'User Accounts' icon, the gnome-control-center crashes. I built it from source to see what's going on, and it turns out it's doing a if ...
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In the Gnome Shell extension Icon Manager, how do I move the “Removable Devices” from the tray to the top panel?

In other words, what icon name do I have to put in dconf-editor/org/gnome/shell/extensions/icon-manager -> top-bar to get rid of the Removable Devices (and Ubuntu One) from sys tray?
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1answer
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Conky colors wont show up

I am running Gnome 3 and am trying to get conky to work. When I just installed and ran conky in terminal, this showed up. So I googled how to make it look better and I found Conky Colors. I ...
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How do I remove my name from GNOME Shell panel?

When I installed the latest version of Ubuntu with GNOME Shell, I saw it displays my name on the right-hand side of the top panel. I know my own name, I don't need to see it on screen all the time and ...
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How can I configure the mouse scrollwheel sensitivity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Increasing scroll speed Is there anyway to increase the speed of the wheel scrolling of my mouse in Ubuntu? I use extended files (PDFs, web pages etc) and I need to ...
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1answer
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Command to change Gnome 3 setting system-wide (for all users)?

I´m looking for a command to set / change Gnome 3 parameter for all users. Gsettings works fine but only for one user.
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1answer
243 views

Enable dragging between workspaces, Gnome-Shell

I finally got around to installing Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop. I played around with Unity for a while, but wasn't a fan, so I installed Gnome-Shell. On my Ubuntu 11.04 machine I was able to drag a ...
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Customizing Gnome Shell in 11.10

Since Unity on my old MBP is not that snappy, I really want to change my GUI to Gnome Shell. However, I've really been struggeling with the customization of Gnome Shell. Can you help me with the ...
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How can I get the buttons back on the left side in GNOME? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to switch window controls to the left? I installed Ubuntu 11.10 along with Gnome 3.2. Under Gnome 3.2, the window buttons for closing, minimizing and restoring are ...
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How can I configure Gnome Shell Notification settings?

I couldn't find where I can change Gnome Shell notification settings. I clicked the button that appears with "Don't Show Again" (or something like that) label on a notification, and now when that ...
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1answer
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How to configure Gnome 3 through a configuration file?

Before, one could configure certain options in Gnome 2.x through the ~/.gtkrc-2.0 file. With Gnome 3, one would assume that ~/.gtkrc-3.0 works but it doesn't.
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Change preferred applications in GNOME 3 fallback

I can't find out how to change my preferred application since I'm using GNOME 3 fallback (two panel style) in Oneiric.
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2answers
698 views

How can I stop workspaces from switching automatically to other workspaces when selecting different applications?

How can I stop workspaces from switching automatically to other workspaces when selecting different applications? I personally find it extremely annoying, and bad UI, to have the ...
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1answer
833 views

How do I reset GNOME to the defaults?

I installed gnome from a kubuntu 11.04 installation using apt-get $ apt-get install gnome-desktop-environment Everything was working just fine until I decided to change the panel format. Then a ...
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How do I reset GNOME to the defaults?

I was playing around with some settings, and now I need to reset GNOME to it's defaults - how do I do that?
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1answer
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Gconf-editor missing gnome-system-tools from tree

I am trying to to enable the /apps/gnome-system-tools/users/show_all flag that is supposed to be in gconf-editor. According to the Ubuntu community documentation, and many google searches, the key I ...
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Dual monitors: one monitor starts blinking and after a while turns black

I am using dual monitors in Ubuntu 11 with classical interface (Not Unity). I am using two monitors. The system can detect and automatically configure the monitors correctly. The problem is that after ...
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How can I revert back to initial configuiration of 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I restore default settings and configuration, but keep local data, installed apps, and PPAs? Is any way to return to the initial configuration of my ubuntu??, ...
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1answer
537 views

Exclude folders from being scanned by shotwell

I have a phone (an HTC Hero) and when I plug it into my computer, Shotwell shows me my photos and some other files that are on some applications folders that I don't want to import. Everytime I ...
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1answer
402 views

Merge home directory after fresh installation with existing (Gentoo) home

I reinstalled my desktop machine with Ubuntu 10.10., coming from Gentoo where I used XFCE. My home is usually NFS-mounted from a server. During the install I let the installer set up my user, but of ...
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Changing media key defaults in Gnome

Under XFCE, I had option to set my keyboard media keys to run particular programs or scripts. I understand the options to adjust the Keyboard Shortcuts under Gnome, but how do I change the default ...
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1answer
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Which programs are tweakable in gconf-editor? and: What governs which ones end up there?

I am happy that gconf-editor exists, and is readily accessible (once you know about it), but it seems strange that there are two completely seperate places to customize an application's look and feel. ...
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Reset gnome font configuration?

How do I reset the font settings - actual font and size - to their default? (I changed some values in System->Preferences->Appearance->Fonts) This is particularly important with the new Ubuntu font ...
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4answers
521 views

How to log out without having to confirm?

Whenever I log out from a Gnome session (by clicking on the "power" button in the top panel and choosing "Log out...", I have to answer the "Are you sure..." question. How can I configure my system ...
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How can I disable Ctrl+Q for all applications (system wide)?

A lot of applications like Firefox, Chrome etc, get closed when I accidentally press Ctrl+Q instead of Ctrl+W because of the proximity of the Q and W keys on the keyboard. Is there a way this shortcut ...