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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BSNL connection in ubuntu gnome 14.04?

I know there are lots of question similar to BSNL connection configuration in Ubuntu, but all of these are stick to standard Ubuntu Unity shell, I have installed Gnome Ubuntu 14.04, and can't be able ...
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How to make ubuntu as freshly installed [closed]

I installed ubuntu yesterday since i have made couple of changes e.g. creating new accounts,installing ubuntu gnome then again uninstalling it because it was not working,installing opengl and some ...
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Desktop icon position (programmatically access and manipulate)

I'd like to programmatically access and manipulate the Desktop icon positions, their icons, etc. This is for files and directories that you keep in ~/Desktop . Where is this stuff stored?
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gnome activities button broken

http://imgur.com/JfHAGLq http://imgur.com/Ufou6QJ using gnome3 on ubuntu 14.04. the activities button displays "broken" for me. it appears that a portion of the button is being overlayed above the ...
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cannot find -lcanberra-gtk3

I am trying to build gtk+ , installed everything but still getting this : make[4]: Entering directory '/home/sagar/checkout/gnome/gtk+/demos/widget-factory' CCLD gtk3-widget-factory /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Ubuntu Desktop has changed appearance after installing tweak and Gnome

I have a recent install of Ubuntu 14.04. I just installed a few things as recommended to do on howtoubuntu here, and on unixmen here. As a consequence the appearance of my Ubuntu environment has ...
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gnome top panel doesn't change after using another theme

After a fresh Ubuntu-Gnome 14.10 install I wanted to use the Elegance-colors theme, I installed it via apt-get and set it with tweak tool and everything seems to work but the windows top bar (don't ...
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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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Screenshot not being saved to auto-saved-directory

I'm using ubuntu-gnome and changed org.gnome.gnome-screenshot to a different directory with this command: gsettings set org.gnome.gnome-screenshot auto-save-directory ...
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14.04, Gnome Hang

Approximately every hour or so, the GUI on my fresh 14.04 / NVidia Binary / Dell laptop hangs. Bailing out to console and have a look at syslog, the last entry is: apcid: client 1146[0:0] has ...
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Layout change on Ctrl-Down/Up: a way to solve “QWERTY-shortcuts in Dvorak layout”

There are several related questions: Is there any way to use QWERTY's keyboard shortcut position while the Dvorak layout is active? Dvorak layout with Qwerty hotkeys (Dvorak — Qwerty Ctrl) Why ...
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Increase number of seconds in the time interval in system monitor

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 BIT OS. My Gnome-System-Monitor shows the graph for only for last 15 seconds, I want make it to show graph for 60 seconds. How to make this change. Note: Other Linux OS ...
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A white box blocking the screen in gnome desktop

I'm using gnome desktop and recently I found a small white box appeared on my desktop. It's still here even I launched applications.
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How to change Gnome's window behaviour?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 GNOME and having a really annoying problem. Any time I try to arrange the open windows (frames, not microhard) and one is moved to the top of the available screen, it snaps ...
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Can I embed a script/program on my desktop?

I've seen many apps that have their "widgets" that show up on the desktop, so I want to ask this: Can I integrate a little piece of script (Ruby code) onto Unity so that it appears on my desktop? It ...
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Ubuntu top bar gone transparent, themes not working, No notification icons

Problem : Today I was installing gtk+3.12 and i installed some dependencies! This has messed up my installation and i have lost the top bar which shows as transparent and also the notifications ...
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how to install gnome 3.14 in Gnome Ubuntu 14.04.1? [duplicate]

How to install gnome 3.14 in Gnome Ubuntu 14.04.1 ? Now 3.10 is pre-installed i guess. There's solution for Gnome Ubuntu 14.10 but what about Gnome Ubuntu 14.04.1 ? Help needed.
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Graphical windows don't stack properly

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 (which got interrupted in the middle of the upgrade, but I was able re-upgrade it so the entire system was installed) everything works fine, except graphical ...
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VNC over lightdm results in blank screen

I'm trying to set up VNC over lightdm so multiple users may log in to the server and have their own session each. I'm using TightVNC Viewer from a Windows machine to connect to the Ubuntu virtual ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 Upgrade to GNOME 3.14 Blank Screen, Can't Login

Hi I upgraded my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 fresh install to Gnome 3.14 by using the gnome team ppas. I'm using a Sony E11 64-bit AMD laptop. After rebooting I was greeted with a blank screen, and I can only ...
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Gnome crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 - How can I fix or helping fix it?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo ThinkPad. I checked the option to encrypt the disk during the installation (I don't think that this has an impact on Gnome, but you never know). As I ...
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Dropbox icon in the middle of screen on Gnome Ubuntu 14.04 Extended screen [duplicate]

Its always on top and I have to kill dropbox process and start it again to fix the issue.
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Missing org.gnome.SettingsDaemon.Smartcard .service

After logging into a system via GDM's greeter to any of {Gnome3, XFCE, or Ubuntu (Unity?)} desktop sessions I see a blank screen. Investigating the logs, the greeter file contains the following ...
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FireTray stopped working on Thunderbird

Using Thunderbird 31.3.0 with FireTray 0.5.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Gnome. When I reduce my Thunderbird window it doesn't go the tray icons area,and when I close the window it stops Thunderbird. ...
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Gnome is not prompting for a password

I’m using using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sony Vaio. My problem is that the gnome shell is not prompting me for a password when the PC is already turned on. When I restart, it is prompting me for one. I’ve ...
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How to remove GNOME 3.10 and all extensions from Ubuntu 14.04

I guess the issue is already explained in the title.I want to remove GNOME 3.10 SHELL and all installed extensions in order to get clean ubuntu 14.04 but with all my software and private files saved. ...
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Bringing back default ubuntu shell option in login

I use Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME 3.10 Some time ago i set my default login shell to be GNOME and i can't choose anything else but GNOME now. Simply when i have the choice to login as me or guest, when ...
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UbuntuGnome: HDMI Audio sent to laptop speakers when lid closed

I configured Gnome such that nothing happens when I close the lid while the laptop is plugged in to AC. Now, I want to be able to close the lid after I attach a secondary display through HDMI. ...
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How am I resetting my display? And how to I set it back?

I am not sure what I am doing here, but I've now twice managed to blow up my display to 200% of my screen size. The first time it happened, I'd just installed playonlinux with apt-get. The second ...
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gMTP have problems while syncing music with Lumia 520

I have a Lumia 520 and an album called Monstercat. When I open up gMTP and connect then sync music, it worked. However, when I see the songs in Lumia all the songs have only an artist. Each album ...
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Where can I download some default ubuntu icons

I am writing a software in Java (javafx) for Ubuntu/Linux and I need some icons (such as does in gedit for example, the save icon,the search icon...) where can I find a set of such icons?
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Gnome Desktop: Disabling power options

How do you disable the power management options from appearing under Gnome 3 desktop environment (not unity)? Background I use my ubuntu box as both a server for various development tools (including ...
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newest Gnome installed, but how to access it?

I've installed the Gnome desktop and got no error messages. Now, even after rebooting, there is no option to select it when I login. What should I do?
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Stuttering and slow graphics in Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 and every time there are 2 or more applications windows open everything lags(especially the activity overview and when chrome or rhythmnox is open). It's a HP ...
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Mouse trails for GNOME Shell?

I'm trying to prepare my laptop (trusty, gnome-shell) for use in presentations. As such, I'll need to do something to make the mouse more visible. 1) There's a program for Windows that does that ...
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External Monitor: VGA and HDMI Behaving Differently

I'm trying to set up a second monitor. I want the primary screen to be my laptop's built-in display and I want the secondary screen to be the external monitor. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME ...
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What else command lines do I need to start GNOME Shell?

I installed GNOME Shell in a headless server running ubuntu 14.04 LTS using steps in http://linuxg.net/how-to-install-gnome-3-12-on-ubuntu-gnome-14-04-trusty-tahr/. I want to start it in a vnc viewer ...
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blank xinput ubuntu gnome

Just installed Ubuntu gnome 14.04 I want to reverse Sculpt touch through xinput, but when I execute xinput list-props 15 | grep "scrolling distance" it shows nothing. Executing just xinput list-p ...
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Ubuntu GNOME Dash Appication Button

How can I change the application button icon of GNOME dash I can not show the image because of my repution that I don't have
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How to add an option to go to hibernate mode in Ubuntu Gnome

When I close my laptop my PC go to hibernate mode and I open it the computer turn on again. This prove that I can do that (I couldn't do that before). I don't have the option to do that when I try to ...
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Can't boot after installing gnome

I just installed gnome by typing sudo apt-get install gnome-shell, and used gdm as login shell and my PC can't boot. It stayed in purple screen with Ubuntu logo! What can I do?
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Right-shift alone changes input source

Whenever I press and release right-shift without pressing another key, the input source changes. I can't find this shortcut listed in any of the keyboard or language control panels. I have four ...
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14.10 gnome classic metacity unable to hook up keyboard shortcut to binary

I am trying to get the Aero Snap effect working on an Ubuntu 14.10 using Gnome Classic Metacity. I found a command that works if I execute in on a terminal window: wmctrl -r :ACTIVE: -b ...
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Where is the “logout” option in the Applications menu of gnome shell? [duplicate]

Please take a look at this screenshot: I have been using this desktop for a week but till now I can not find where "logout" option is in the Applications menu. So my question is: (1) Is this gnome ...
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How to get rid of the bottom panel in gnome 3 classic session

I know questions that sound like this one have been asked before, but none of the "solutions" are working for me. I am using Gnome Classic option. I could not find any extension that does what I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Gnome 3.10 = cannot open settings

I've encountered a problem. After some time of using my ubuntu 14.04 + gnome shell i happend not to be able to open system settings. When I open it usually just nothing happens or system error occurs ...
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file index with realtime search capabilities

I am curios if there is a software that indexes all my files and direcories, including external HD, possibly in real time allowing me or whoever access the HD to find the file up to date (something ...
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How to downgrade gnome 3.14 to 3.12 on Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading gnome from 3.12 to 3.14 some icons are looking larger and weird in unity. Icons for Chrome, System Settings Dialog box as not properly getting displayed. How to solve? Should I need to ...
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How to access Gnome right side panel (where the wifi, sound and shutdown options are)

I just want to know if there is a keyboard shortcut to access the right side of the Gnome panel, where the wifi, sound and shutdown options are. I'm using gnome flashback metacity, in Unity, I used ...
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Closed Lid & External Monitor

I would like to work on a monitor connected to my laptop with closed lid. I can change laptop's behavior to "Do nothing" when the lid is closed and everything works perfectly (just my account log out ...