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How to disable hot corner in gnome-shell?

Gnome shell has the so-called feature "hot corner", that opens the dashboard if the mouse touches the top-left corner of a monitor screen. I want this disabled I used to have a gnome-shell ...
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Developing gnome shell extensions with eclipse as a IDE

I would like to know whether any body has used Eclipse JavaScript support for developing gnome-exensions. Actually aiming here for the context support which is available in eclipse. And i though if i ...
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Skype+Gnome 3 Answer directly in systray?

Is there a way (as the pidgin integration plugin) to answer directly to skype conversations via the systray ? Thanks.
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How to remove the title bar of a window in js/lg/extension under gnome-shell?

I know that title bar of windows can be removed in {g,d}conf-editor or by modifying the metacity theme. However, I want to have some rather complex rules for showing title bars or not (like hide the ...
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Is it possible to install gnome-shell extended places extension in 12.04

Just upgraded to 12.04 from 11.10 and am working through updating/replacing Gnome-shell extensions. One particularly useful extension was: Gnome-shell extended places, which included shortcuts to ...
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gnome-shell weather

I try install weather in gnome-shell via tutorials: google.com/search?q=gnome+shell+weather webupd8.org/2012/03/official-gnome-shell-extensions-weather.html ...
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Ubuntu Gnome disable / hide AppMenu

Lately, I installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 in a virtual box to check it out, I am new to Gnome 3 and I was not comfortable with the stanard behaviour of it. I wanted it to be more Gnome2-ish, but I like ...
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What's the difference between GNOME Remix and GNOME Shell?

I'm asking this because I had problems with Gnome Shell (i.e.: the apps menu disappeared, GNOME 3.6 version changed to GNOME 2, weird stuff...)
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Controlling Gnome-shell Notifications Message Tray

I am using gnome-shell with 12.04 and find the notification system very disruptive and cumbersome. A suggestion from a previous post was to turn off notifications in the User menu, which appears to ...
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How can I setup custom hotcorners?

I am currently using gnome-ubuntu and I need help in setting up custom hot corners. Let me explain, When I move my mouse corner to the top left corner, it opens the Activities sidebar as any gnome ...
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Customizing Gnome to save screen space

After spending many years with Unity (since it's buggy beginnings) I am considering switching to Gnome. Gnome 3.20 looks nice, dash is much more responsive then in Unity... But, there is one thing ...
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Can't install gnome shell extension “places-menu”

I seem to have an issue with one specific extension from the GNOME Shell Extensions website. The extension is called Places Status Indicator. I had it installed and working fine, but after rebooting ...
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Evolution keeps asking me for password authentication (gnome shell)

Every time I open my dash, I see the dash display as normal. But once I type into the dash search bar, I receive a request for password authentication for evolution. This is incredibly frustrating! ...
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How to download a GNOME extension manually

I can't install this extension: link because it is outdated. The vast majority of "outdated" extensions work normally after modifying the metadata.json file, so I want to download it anyway, fix it ...
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Places Status Indicator won't install on ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS two weeks ago, it's my first 'unix' desktop. I switched to gnome 3 environment from Unity and when i try to install this extension from this page, ...
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install gui on ubuntu server 15.10

Ubuntu server 15.10 - fresh install - no extras not even ssh for now during install. I'm trying to install gnome on my server, this is not my first attempt, reinstalling the server a few times trying ...
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Cannot install new user theme in 15.10 using tweak tool

I have installed the tweak tool and unable to locate the gnome-shell-extensions in repositories of 15.10, I tried using synaptic manager but unable to locate those extension packages and I get no ...
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Gnome 3 loses activation state of extensions on crash

Sometimes my Gnome 3 crashes. Then after a reboot, sudo service lightm restart or when it restarts itself Gnome 3 has forgotten which extension was enabled. Then I have to figure out which extension ...
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How to customize top bar in Gnome 3.18?

I have problems after updating Gnome from 3.16 to 3.18. I can't get the normal top panel as I had with 3.16: black with centralized time/date on the itself. I tried to use shell-themes, but instead of ...
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How can I modify GNOME extension to make system call?

I'd like to modify an existing gnome extenstion to make the system call of systemctl hibernate. How can I achieve this?
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How to call GNOME Shell extensions from bash?

Is there a way to call GNOME Shell extensions from bash or command line? Google Fu returned no results, but I guess it would be awesome to automate Shell extension calls (e.g. window positioning on ...