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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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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 ...
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How do I Change the Muting of Headphones Upon Pluging Policy - Gnome Shell 3.16.1

I'm using Gnome Shell 3.16.1. Every time I unplug my headphones and plug them back in, it reverts to mute. It used to be that the shell will remember the level you set the sound at and load it when ...