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Ubuntu Settings won't open with Gnome 3 desktop installed

So I am running Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit, and have been using the Gnome 3 desktop since the day I installed 13.10. However, just recently the settings app has stopped working. When I try to open it through ...
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Remove window title / window decorations in Gnome 3.10

Is it possible to hide window decorations or at least the title bar in Gnome 3.10? I found an extension called "Maximus", but when I try to install it (and Gnome asks whether I want to download it and ...
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false display settings

hy, i already use ubuntu since 13.04 came out, but i do not know since when i have this anoing bug, which shows me that i would have two displays, but i only have one. this appears on gnome kde and ...
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1answer
48 views

How to change view of desktop popups?

How I can change the color or view of desktop popups in Ubuntu 13.10?
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1answer
69 views

How to get my theme settings back after update?

I did a dist-upgrade yesterday and it appears to have broken my gtk theme (and touch pad scrolling + tap and font preferences!). e.g. firefox prefs dialog: I know it's my settings because if I ...
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0answers
44 views

Configuring Screen brightness permanently

After booting Ubuntu I encountered an error that said something like "serious error found in /boot/efi". It gave me the option to skip mounting (S) or to recover manually (M). I pressed M, and ...
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0answers
319 views

GNOME panel buttons not working on with GNOME 3

I am running under Ubuntu 13.04, I installed GNOME 3.8 and working perfectly. However, I this superior bar where I can log out and see the sound, bluetooth and network settings, if I click on either ...
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2answers
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How can I revert ubuntu settings after gnome-shell install

I have Ubuntu 13.04 32 bit. Recently, I installed Gnome 3 because I wanted to try something new. It looked and felt awful, so I removed it via ppa-purge. Unfortunately, some of my setting were ...
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149 views

Where are mouse settings in Gnome-classic desktop 12.04?

A friend has a problem with his desktop. The mouse, when simply hovering over a clickable item, immediately executes the command without clicking (i.e., simply placing the mouse cursor over a menu ...
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2answers
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How to disable blinking cursor in Gnome 3.8?

There is this proposed solution to disable the blinking cursor in Gnome terminal. However, it no longer seems to work for Gnome 3.8. The option /apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default in Gconf does not ...
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1answer
2k views

In settings menu “Background” entry appears rather than “Appearance”

"Appearance" still appears in the dash but opening it only opens system settings. I have a feeling this problem is related to this one
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1answer
609 views

Cant open gnome-control-center?

When i click on system settings in the dash nothing happens. When i run the command gnome-control-center i get the following output. gnome-control-center: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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1answer
167 views

How can I get Summary and Description of Schema using gsettings

I prefer to use gsettings over dconf-editor because dconf-editor lacks of command-line options to go to a schema directly (eg. I have to do "org - click - gnome -click - settings-daemon - click - ...
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1answer
995 views

System Settings has two online account icons?

I have two Online Accounts icons in System Settings. I'm pretty sure it's a bug. Clicking the red one shows me my facebook account, Clicking the blue shows nothing, so I can probably deduce those ...
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0answers
342 views

Advanced Settings not opening in Gnome 3.2

I'm trying to change my Gnome 3.2 theme, but whenever I try opening Advanced Settings it refuses. It shows at the top of the menu that it's loading but it never shows up. It opens up perfectly in ...
2
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0answers
17 views

Can I automatically change Theme according to desktop environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to have different GTK+ theme in Unity and Gnome Shell? Since it is quite a bit of hassle to go into settings, then Appearance, then change the theme to ...
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1answer
217 views

How do I make “add icons to the desktop” work in 10.04?

This question is closely related to other two questions: "How to Add a Shortcut On Desktop" and "How do I add icons to the desktop in 10.04?" (this being a closed question). And I know the answers ...
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1answer
2k views

Lost 'System Settings' on Ubuntu Precise Pangolin x86_64

I am new here. I was facing issues with emacs-snapshot sourced from a PPA, so I tried following these instructions (blindly =/), and sudo apt-get remove `apt-cache search emacs | awk '{print $1}'` ...
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0answers
42 views

Add entry to the system settings [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to add custom items to System Settings window? Using gnome-shell my menu is full of setting-apps I wanted to have all of them centralised in one place, so ...
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0answers
348 views

Saving/Applying Gnome Settings not working

I am unable to change any settings on my Gnome setup, such as favorites in Unity, adding extensions in Gnome Shell, etc.. It appears that the computer just ignores any settings. In Gnome Shell, I ...
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1answer
188 views

Changed bottom bar in gnome to left, now both bars are gone. Can I use terminal to fix this?

I don't even know if gnome just crashed or went hidden or what.
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0answers
621 views

gnome-tweak-tool settings won't apply [closed]

I change something in gnome-tweak-tool, but it won't apply. If I close gnome-tweak-tool and start it again, the settings are same as before. Do you have any idea how to solve this, please? I'm using ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I configure Gnome Shell Notification settings?

I couldn't find where I can change Gnome Shell notification settings. I clicked the button that appears with "Don't Show Again" (or something like that) label on a notification, and now when that ...
2
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1answer
487 views

How do I revert old theme customizations after they re-appeared in Ubuntu 11.10?

The first thing I noticed after upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 is that my wallpaper changed to the one I used to have ages ago - probably before I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04. Which is not a big deal, ...
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0answers
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How do you save the brightness settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop doesn't remember brightness settings after a reboot It becomes quite annoying to lower brightness each time I boot up my system so, I've been searching how ...
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1answer
413 views

Whereare the shortcut settings for audio/video actions stored?

I'm trying to find the file where gnome stores the configuration for keybindings, such as Volume Up, Volume Down, in order to get their actions. I know I can find SOME shortcuts in ...
2
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4answers
283 views

Sidescrolling with touchpad?

I just booted up my laptop and opened up my webbrowser. I went to OMG! Ubuntu!, and wanted to scroll as I always do, with the right side of my laptop's touchpad... It did not work... I went to the ...
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1answer
189 views

Which programs are tweakable in gconf-editor? and: What governs which ones end up there?

I am happy that gconf-editor exists, and is readily accessible (once you know about it), but it seems strange that there are two completely seperate places to customize an application's look and feel. ...