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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.

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Ubuntu Gnome freezes

I am running the Ubuntu 14.10 with Gnome desktop. My machine is Lenovo t440s. Specs: Processor: 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4600U (4MB Cache, up to 3.30GHz) 12 GB RAM GPU: Intel® HD Graphics 4400 The ...
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Surface Pro 3 - No Grub menu

Although many people have successfully installed Ubuntu Gnome on their Surface Pro 3, including on their MicroSD card, I just can't seem to get it to boot on my SP3. Here's what I did so far: ...
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icons missing on 14.04 unity after installing gnome 3.10

icons are in desktop folder. Just installed Gnome 3.10, but icons don't show in Unity, Gnome Classic or Gnome 3.10. What do I do?
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Skype plugin for Pidgin not working

I have tried all kinds of solutions proposed here and in the wild, however, I cannot add my Skype account to Pidgin. When I open "add new account" dialogue, I can choose between Skype and Skype-Dbus ...
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How to change gnome shell theme in ubuntu 14.10?

I want to change gnome shell theme, I use ubuntu 14.10 and user extensions don't work, can anybody help me ?
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Ensure a specific Wired network profile is activated after booting

I know how to make multiple LAN profiles. Now the problem I have is that the computer always goes back to "eth0" or "Ifupdown eth0" after a re-boot. I have to put this computer in an automatic ...
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“Allow different input sources per window” is broken in Ubuntu 14.10 gnome-session-fallback and Compiz

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 and then installed gnome-session-fallback. Then I configured 2 input sources and enabled "Allow different input sources per window" It works fine in Metacity but in Compiz ...
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After upgrade to 14.10 and Gnome 3.14.1 keyboard layout is not switching

After upgrade to 14.10 and Gnome 3.14.1 I've an issue with switching keyboard layout from English to Russian, it's in the list of the languages' indicator, indicator language is OK switching but input ...
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Change unlock lock-screen method

I am using Ubuntu-Gnome 14.10 on a laptop, not a tablet. To unlock the screen i have to mouse-click and drag up. I would like to change this to just a mouse-click. How do I achieve this?
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Replacing ubuntu desktop with gnome [duplicate]

How should I remove Ubuntu's default desktop and install gnome ?
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Why is Shell theme disabled in Gnome Tweak Tool?

In Gnome Tweak Tool, I'm unable to change the Shell theme: Hovering over the exclamation mark shows the following tool-tip: Shell user-theme extension not enabled. I'm using Ubuntu 14.10, and have ...
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Who is streetsmartaccord? Why do I have a folder /home/streetsmartaccord?

I have a file called /home/streetsmartaccord/.gvfs. (it is called a gvfs-fuse-daemon file). My machine was brutally hacked and I'm wondering what this "streetsmartaccord" thing is--haven't been able ...
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Multitude of strange problems after sudo apt-get upgrade

Ugh, I knew I shouldn't have done a "sudo apt-get upgrade", I've gone from having a working (if a bit behind) laptop to a buggy as hell frustration machine. Multitude of strange behaviours and ...
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Virtual Box and Gnome settings doesnt work

Rezising Linux Partition which contains the ubuntu OS in 14.04 LTS I had this problem and was solved it by the method explained by aveemashfaq But now certain applications have some problem. Running ...
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Customize fonts in context menus and dialogs

So I changed all my desktop fonts to 'Ubuntu Light' using unity-tweak-tool and I am running Iris Dark Theme, but the fonts in Nautilus, dialogs and context menus are unaffected (see screenshots) How ...
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Black screen after insert graphic card

I've just got the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 and after I replaced the computer case, the power supply and the graphic card itself the computer stopped working, what I got when I power up the computer ...
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How do I disable gnome-keyring ssh integration?

I don't want gnome-keyring to get in the way of my git commits, partially because it locks the entire screen while asking for a password, even on KDE (though I have now switched to GNOME). While I do ...
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Should I replace the customized configuration file '/etc/gnome/defaults.list'?

While upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 I was prompted with a difficult decision: Difference between the files --- /etc/gnome/defaults.list 2014-10-13 05:52:59.320350092 +0300 +++ ...
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Gnome 3.12 - Choppy Animations with Intel HD 4600 Graphics

I've just purchased a Lenovo T540p and installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.10. So far, the performance of Gnome Shell has been very sub par. Animations like opening the activities overview or moving windows ...
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No tablet features working on X61 tablet with Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

recently installed Ubuntu gnome 14.10 from 14.04 LTS now none of the tablet features work stylus, screen rotation etc. I've installed all the Wacom packages that I could find in synaptic nothing seems ...
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How can I apply a patch to Gnome manually?

I have this bug: gvfsd-afp-browse. I have Ubuntu 14.04 and bug is not fixed in this, or in 14.10. Last post in bug report indicates it is possible to manually patch. How would I go about doing so?
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Why does Nautilus slow down every time I delete file?

I am using Gnome Classic in Ubuntu 14.10, with Compiz effects. Whenever I delete a file in a Nautilus window, the window becomes unresponsive, and goes grey for a few seconds. Then, it returns. It's ...
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GNOME Asks for Password When Change Keyboard Input Language

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.10. Recently, I installed KDE; but I finally removed it. After its removal, whenever I want to change my keyboard layout into another language using shortcut Super + Space, ...
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Several attempts to customize GDM login screen in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS failed. What are the ways to customize it?

I installed GDM on Ubuntu and set it as default via sudo apt-get install gdm. It looks like this( I took screenshots but can't trace where was it saved as it was not available in default directory ...
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Unity/Gnome flashplugin dialog freezes session

Upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and now when I launch Unity or Gnome sessions the session draws the desktop, hangs, and then offers this dialog: Data files for some packages could not be downloaded. ...
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Wallpaper doesn't show on login screen

It started a few days ago. My wallpaper is no longer showing on my login screen. It now shows the original wallpaper of Ubuntu..
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Full screen issue with flash player

I have an issue regarding flash player, in some cases it works perfectly fine (Youtube), but when trying to use the full screen feature on Facebook or Twitch.tv it succeeds the first time, however if ...
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I can NOT change Alt Tab shortcut in ubuntu 12.04

My ubuntu is 12.04.5 amd64 kernel 3.13.0-39-generic . I want to use Alt Tab in Emacs , so I must disable it in unity. I cancel Alt Tab shortcut in system settings -> keyboard -> shortcuts ...
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Not able to see Network Gnome Settings in Ubuntu 14.04

I just install ubuntu on my mac machine using virtual box . I did this first time . The problem I am facing is I am not able to see network panel on ubuntu's settings . So I am not able to connect ...
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gnome tweak tool clone error

Have issue in cloning gnome tweak tool. I am getting the below error. cp: cannot create regular file `m4/intltool.m4': No such file or directory intltoolize: cannot copy ...
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Gnome-maps clone issue

I am quiet new to Ubuntu. I am trying to clone gnome-maps and its throwing the following message. Please help me out. Requested 'gio-2.0 >= 2.39.3' but version of GIO is 2.24.1 Requested 'gjs-1.0 ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 can't use multiple languages

I recently updated to UBUNTU GNOME 14.10 GNOME version 3.14.1. I tried adding more languages to the keyboard such as Hebrew, It let's me add it, but when I am changing the language it does show in ...
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Understanding gnome-disk mount options

I am using the gnome-disk-utilities UI to manage my auto-mounts. The problem is that I don't fully understand the mount options. Is there no way to directly set the default access privileges like with ...
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Gnome 3 keyboard layout rotation

I have Gnome3 and two keyboard layouts (English and Russian) installed. When I try to switch between these layouts, I am able to switch with Alt-Shift to the Russian layout, but not back to the ...
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Gnome together with XFCE on Ubuntu and xfce is not working

I had some problem (that one with language switch shortcuts) on Gnome and decided to try Xfce on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit. I installed it and then... nothing. Just while loading and signing in ...
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Detect screen-lock in shell/c++

I have a cross-platform application that runs on Ubuntu 14.04 (GNOME). There I need to determine if the screensaver is active or not and if the screen is locked or not. I found out that I can get the ...
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How to fix graphical error and blurred edges in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am running Gnome shell 3.12.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. Lately, after a few updates there seem to be some graphical errors, most notably a strange blur around dialogue boxes, menu options etc. I am guessing ...
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Mouse flickering gnome 14.04

My mouse keeps flickering and I have both my displays configured correctly. I have looked at answers like this: Mouse flickering and I see no unknown display.
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Extended sound control for Gnome

In Windows there is a sound control feature: it is possible to adjust sound level of all programms. Is there anything similar for Ubuntu/Gnome/KDE?
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Mutilple Authenticate Windows after unlocking Ubuntu 14.10 ( using gnome metacity)

I have recently updated my Laptop ( Dell 15r ) to Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is whenever I unlock my laptop, I see this window and there are many instances of this windows. I have to click close ( or ...
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Problems loging in gnome-session after upgrade to 14.04

I just upgraded from ubuntu 12.02 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After a miriad of problems which i was able to solve one by one, the upgrade was successful. It was however impossible to log in the default gnome ...
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Connecting second screen via HDMI

I'm pretty new to Linux: I'm running under Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome which I recently installed (my laptop was OS-less when I bought it). It has an Intel Haswell Mobile chipset and I can't seem to connect a ...
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Need to type in password when I change to tty and back on 14.10

I just upgraded Ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10. I use autologin for my user, gdm, and gnome. Recently, whenever I switch to tty and then back, it requires me to type in my password four times with a ...
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indicator-applet-appmenu missing menu items

Sometimes, when using any program, and the menu items are refreshed, indicator-applet-appmenu will lose some of the menu items, place items in the wrong menu, not label the menu, or all three. This ...
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How to import shotwell settings from other Ubuntu installation [duplicate]

I have recently reinstalled my computer and in my old installation I had Shotwell installed with lots of photos tagged, and sorted in events, etc. Now I have installed shotwell but after import all ...
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gnome control center shows only a few icons

When using gnome-control-center, it shows only a few icons, like this: I am using i3 and I am calling gnome-settings-daemon on start. Should I start any other daemons?
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How to recover Ubuntu from bad Gnome remove?

Recently installed gnome-shell over Ubuntu, but it wasn't really as I rembered it so tried to go back. Followed a set of recommended steps here on AskUbuntu, mainly from this and followed the last ...
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Unclickable links in GTK3 apps

I can't open link in any gtk3 app by left clicking (for example web link in Ubuntu software center or local link in Gnome disks). I am able to do it via right click, then click in submenu "open link". ...
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Black Screen, problem

I'm having problems with Ubuntu since a couple of days. I have GNOME-compiz for the desktop configuration and windows effects (not a big deal, small changes). When I use Google Chrome, and I enter ...
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System Tray icons (Skype, Wifi) and Double Displays

After upgrade no notebook to Ubuntu 14.04, I noticed the missing of my System Tray icons, such as Skype, Dropbox and others. After this, my system tray has back to show my apps: sudo apt-get ...