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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Where has my title bar in Deluge done?

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 with Gnome 3.14 installed from the Gnome and the Gnome staging ppas. I was previously on 14.04 with Gnome 3.12 installed. After the upgrade, I no longer have the title ...
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dpkg configure -a fails after trying to install gnome-desktop

After trying to run aptitude install gnome-desktop im getting this failures in dpkg ubuntu:~⟫ sudo dpkg --configure -a dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of tk8.6: tk8.6 depends on ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu GNOME's “mouse position functions”?

What I mean by "mouse position function" is, for instance, when you put the mouse cursor on the top left edge of the screen to show up the Applications and on the bottom to show the message tray. I ...
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How do I unlock system tools such as users and date and time

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04 with Gnome and suddenly I can't unlock system settings such as Users and time & date: the unlock icon is grayed out even though I'm an administrator and terminal ...
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Minimizing Or Closing Apps Cause Ubuntu To Freeze

So I want to try Gnome Environment and XFCE Environment, So I installed Both of them But I Did Disable Unity Plug-ings. But some How I managed to Uninstalled Both Environment and Got back my Unity. ...
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How can I make gnome-shell treat both monitors in the same way (Ubuntu 14.04 trusty edition)? [duplicate]

I have basically the same problem as was asked in this question from 2011, namely Gnome-shell leaves one monitor fixed when I switch workspaces. I would like to be able to have both monitors switch ...
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System not creating home directory structure properly

I have been searching to a solution to this issue all day and it would appear google cannot help. I installed ubuntu 14.04 via the mini iso with no desktop environment. from there i added the ...
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Building and running Evince with ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to build evince in ubuntu 12.04 . I have got the source code from git and following the steps given in this link evince guide I installed jhbuild using sudo apt-get install ghbuild . ...
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Multitouch on Ubuntu GNOME

I am trying to configure the multitouch on my touchpad of my XPS developper edition on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. I would like to set up the desktop scroller by using 3 or 4 fingers. Right now I'm using ...
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How to change default behaviour of GNOME workspaces to go to last workspace with something on it?

When you long-press Ctrl+alt+down/up, it skips all inbetween workspaces and goes all the way up or down. When going all the way down, is there a way to make it go down to the one before the last, i.e. ...
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Alt+F1 doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and gnome 3.14. I remap my Alt+F1-4 keys to switching virtual desktops. All of them work besides Alt+F1. Anyone have any clues?
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ubuntu - gnome - keeps crashing

I installed ubuntu on my laptop few weeks ago. Linux name-u 3.13.0-40-generic #69-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Many times it became unresponsive, starting with the cursor not moving and ...
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Improving Gnome shell activities search responsiveness

I hate Gnome's activities search: pressing alt+F2 and typing gnome-tweak-tool{enter} launches tweak tool faster than pressing super typing twe{enter}. It is really laggy. This may be the case because ...
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Kernel oops during resume after suspend/hybernate

After digging through Net, this seems like a recurring problem :). My laptop will not resume after suspend/hibernate. Under mother Microsoft there were no problems, but then I installed Scientific ...
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gcm-calibrate without hardware sensor

My monitor won't allow me to set the contrast when using DVI. And ubuntu/gnome won't allow me to set it via software without some fancy color calibration sensor. on system settings > color the ...
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VLC segmentation fault - XBMC core dumped

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 and VLC media player 3.0.0-git Vetinari (revision 3.0.0~~git20141205+r58841+31~ubuntu14.10.1) Since yesterday when I try to watch videos VLC crashes and I get: ...
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`curl ifconfig.me` behaving differently in shell script

I just tried a simple menu based shell script to get the public ip of my system. using ( curl ifconfig.me ) .. but I found it behaving differently. here I tried with: anupam@JAZZ:~/Desktop$ cat ...
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Ubuntu: Icon sticks to cursor

My cursor ends up dragging an icon around the screen, after some time of use. I'm running Ubuntu Gnome, and I'm suggesting that it has something to do with Docky, since the icons are coming from ...
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Gnome 14.10 memory leak, over 5gb of gnome-shell [closed]

I am experiencing a pretty huge memory leak from gnome-shell and after a while memory is up to over 5gb. I have 8gb of system memory and when the system start using swap the whole system slows down a ...
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Can't get workrave window to display under Ubuntu Gnome

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 which is using gnome shell 3.10.4. I installed workrave through the terminal and the first time it launched the small window with the countdown timer displayed and it ...
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Is it possible to configure Compiz for changing workspaces/viewports with mouse wheel on Workspace Switcher applet (12.04, GNOME Classic)?

I'm on Ubuntu Precise LTS 12.04.5 running GNOME Classic Session. I use 1 row with 5 columns (5 virtual desktops) on one monitor. In GNOME Classic Session (without Compiz) I was able to change ...
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How can I change my Ubuntu [duplicate]

Hello guys I want to change my Ubuntu 14.10 into completely command based, I mean I want to open app such as browsers, play songs and videos with command line. I want to be my Ubuntu the same as ...
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Kazaam how to stop recording?

I just installed Kazaam but I can't figure out how to stop this thing from recording. There is no button or dialog anywhere which I can press to stop recorind. Any ideas? I use 14.04 with gnome.
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Spectacle app alternative for Ubuntu

On Mac I have been using the Spectacle app for moving and resizing windows with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts. It's very cool. What similar application can I use for Ubuntu?
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How can I boot to linux command line from GRUB? [duplicate]

I botched a gnome install on my virtual box and now when it boots it just hangs up at a black screen. I wante to get back into a command line and uninstall/reinstall gnome...
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Workspaces are copy of default workspace

I am having trouble with workspaces. All workspaces are exact copy of the default one, i.e., I can't start a blank workspace and do something new. There are no blank workspaces, all of them are ...
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How to edit gnome settings in config file(.xmll or other)

I enable connection notification with following: gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-connected-notifications false gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-disconnected-notifications false ...
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Very slow startup with Gnome 3

I have installed ubuntu 14.10 today and the startup speed was fine. After I installed gnome-shell the startup immediately became much slower. Before I get a login screen I wait for about 20 seconds. ...
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No image output after gnome-applet purge

Okay, so I was trying to get my flash player to work on Amazon prime video's DRM protected content. I Google's some things and it said I should install a thing called hal. I tried it using apt-get ...
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Network configurations and client/server operating system

I am working on a project for my operating systems class. I'm having difficulty fulfilling 2 requirements for it. It asks for 5 network configurations for Ubuntu Gnome and what client/server operating ...
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Moving 'save' dialog for pdfs moves the entire (background) firefox screen

This is what I mean: I'm trying to move the dialog so I can read the title of what I'm trying to save, but that's not working.
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Reinstall Ubuntu 14.04

Setup: Custom built Haswell i7 system, Windows 8.1 installed first, then installed Gnome Ubuntu later for Ruby development. Gnome keeps crashing, throwing up error messages, etc.... Now I want to ...
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How do I make DockX autostart via UCK on Ubuntu GNOME 14.04?

I intend to customize a GNOME Ubuntu 14.04 ISO using UCK to include DockbarX. I want DockX to autostart systemwide. How do I do this from the command line? Note: if I don't thank people or ask ...
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Unity has disappeared from lightdm after updating gnome-shell

This morning I ran sudo apt-get upgrade and it prompted me to update gnome-shell. I never really use the gnome desktop environment, but I figured I might as well keep it up-to-date. After restarting ...
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Error after uninstalling GNOME

After uninstalling GNOME to switch to Unity, I can log in to my account to Ubuntu but after log in Ubuntu, I get stuck and can not access to Ubuntu. What is my error? Can anybody help me? Thank you so ...
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Alien-arena does not appear in the launcher

I have installed the alien-arena via ubuntu programs central and it does not appear at the launcher (press super and type alien),I need always run alien-arena on terminal. how I can make it appear in ...
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GNOME brightness and volume 'boxes' not showing - settings work, though

I don't know what else to call them, but when I adjust volume or brightness the little on-screen 'boxes'/notifications don't show up. The volume/brightness are changed, but I can't see what level ...
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How to replace Unity with Gnome3 in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to replace Unity with Gnome3 in Ubuntu 14.04, I know there is a version Gnome Ubuntu but i prefer not having to reinstall Ubuntu. I guess I just must add repositories of gnome, update and ...
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Gnome Dashs shows only some windows

I have a problem with my Gnome shell. I have two monitors. In the dash view, there are only the windows shown which are on my Laptop monitor. If i change the primary Display to the Laptop Monitor, ...
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Installed and set up dconf to share desktop with mac

Hi: I have a MacBook Pro running yosemite and a linux box running ubuntu 14.04. I click share on the macbook but it request a password and just spins, any suggestions? Thank you!
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Transfer or copy Gnome to Ubuntu 14.04

I was wondering if there is a way to import/clone/restore my gnome configuration from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04. Both Ubuntu sit on two different HD installed in the same machine.
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Can't calibrate my screen(Lenovo 20354) Ubuntu 14.04.1

I just feel like my laptop's screen is not giving true colors. But i can't calibrate my screen. I have latest Intel Graphics Drivers installed. Is there any way to calibrate my screen like there in ...
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mysql-workbench and Gnome keyring daemon problem

when launching mysql-workbench I have the following warning: [12:13:49] coil@coil:~$ sudo mysql-workbench & [12:14:03] coil@coil:~$ ** Message: Gnome keyring daemon seems to not be available. ...
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I kind of change the nautilus and window theme

Some days ago I worked on changing the theme of my Ubuntu 14.10. But I can't remember what I did in detail :P Since a few days my Nautilus looks like I'm using gnome. Can somebody tell me how to get ...
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Gnome-music not scanning music folder

I'm using ubuntu 14.10 and I installed gnome-music but it is not scanning the music folder automatically, do you know if it is a bug or if I have special things to do ? Thanks !
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is Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 stable?

I using Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome version. When I finished installing it, I updated my ubuntu with repository. But, when updating finished, my PC often crash. Is that a differences between Ubuntu Unity with ...
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problem with Gnome and how to upgrade it

I have gnome 3.10.4 installed on Ubuntu 14.04 from software center. problem: when I click on full screen for video on youtube, I get a notification about it and when I click on it, the full screen of ...
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Why are there mystery phantom keystrokes entered in Konversation's input box in GNOME 3.12 after heavy load and how do I fix it w/o restarting IRC?

This is getting ridiculous. In 14.10, with GNOME 3.12 and Konversation 1.5-master #4303, I sometimes wind up in a situation where the system locks up for whatever reason (heavy load from other ...
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Unable to Install ATI Radeon HD 7560M graphic card driver on Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 64 bit on Dell Inspiron 3521. I have ATI Radeon 7560M HD Series Graphics Card. I tried installing ATI Graphics card in different ways. 1)Selecting fglrx from Additional ...
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How to theme window decorations through gtk3 css on Ubuntu Gnome?

I have looked everywhere, but I cannot find out how to theme the window decorations in Gnome through gtk3 css. I know it can be done, but I have no idea how.