Ubuntu GNOME is an official Ubuntu flavor that provides a GNOME desktop environment based on the Ubuntu distribution.

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Does ubuntu Gnome have unity with it?

So, I was using ubuntu 15.10 for a LONG time, but I got bored with unity. I then downloaded ubuntu Gnome. Now, I don't really love unity, but i DO want to like to work on that for sometimes. So my ...
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How can I install ubuntu gnome in german

I installed ubuntu gnome, german is selected in the language and keyboard but all the application icons on the overview page are in english. This has happened several times whilst installing. How can ...
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Has anybody a working AOL account in Gnome?

In Ubuntu-Gnome's online accounts I'm trying to add AOL as a SMTP/IMAP account. But it never connects. It works though using Evolution only. Maybe it's a control panel bug?
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Which display manager is used by default in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

I can't find this information, and while trying to install the nvidia drivers for my laptop, I got a message explaining that I had 2 display managers installed, and that seemed strange.
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How do I run a spesific virtual machine from Gnome Activities menu?

Now I have to go and doubleclick /path/to/vm/file.vmx to run a certain VM (VMware Player forgets my VM's probably because of me using zfs). I get a visible icon to menu but vm will not run. [...
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Bluetooth headset gives error connection failed: blueman.bluez.errors.dbusfailederror: protocol not available

Everything works with Nokia BH-604. Jaybird X2 connects and after a few seconds disconnects. Both headsets work with Windows 8.1 in the same computer (dual boot). Using blueman-manager 2.0.4 I get the ...
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How do I create a shortcut to Gnome 3 Activities menu? [duplicate]

I created ~/.local/share/applications/bt.desktop file containing entry [Desktop Entry] Name=btsync Exec==~/Progs/btsync Icon=un-reboot.png Type=Application Terminal=true; Command ~/Progs/btsync ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 - Power button action “Interactive” doesn't work

I want the confirm dialog when I press the power button. It worked in 15.10. I tried tweaks tool and dconf editor, neither work. In dconf there are 2 entries one doesn't work, the other doesn't have ...
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sudo command terminal takes a lot of time to ask for password?

In Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 in the terminal it takes a lot of time to ask for the sudo password, for example when I use: sudo apt-get update or anything else.
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Mounting error with nautilus only on ubuntu-gnome

I have same problem with mount disk using nautilus Unable to access “expansion” No object for D-Bus interface Log viewer (gnome-logs:32602): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkListBox with a model will ignore sort ...
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Xfce vs Gnome how much faster [closed]

We all know there are clear differences between xfce and gnome. I've been using xfce for the past 5 years on my computers (xubuntu) and it does fullfil my expectations and requirements that are low ...
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How to install Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I tried installing the Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 using the following commands: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04/ /' >> /etc/...
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CTRL+SHIFT+??? also changes language, when just CTRL+SHIFT should do it

Just moved from Unity to Gnome and faced such problem: I change keyboard layouts by Ctrl+Shift. Often use console and when I press Ctrl + Shift + C\V (or any other combinations, where there are Ctrl ...
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Encrypt folders with a nice gui

I am currently using encfs 1.7.4 with gnome encfs manager 1.8.17 to encrypt my confidential files. This manager has quite a nice gui that allows me to quickly mount available (previously mounted) ...
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Steam won't start on ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I'm using latest Ubuntu GNOME, when I download the steam-installer though software works, after that nothing happens no update and wont launch. Here is the error message I get when I try to launch ...
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Failed to start after nvidia-driver install

I just installed nvidia-driver via Software Manager in Ubuntu Gnome. Now I have rebooted and this is the situation: What's the best way to proceed? Uninstall nvidia-drivers via CLI?
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What is the /boot/efi partition and how does it affect installing a different distro

I have a new laptop, it's made for linux by Tuxedocomputers (tuxedo infinitybook). It came partitioned for me but one of the partitions I have never seen before and it's mountpoint is /boot/efi I ...
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Problem: Occasionally garbled letters and black windows (mostly after wake-up)

My first question, please be gentle ;-) I have been using Ubuntu Gnome on my Laptop for 2 years now and I have always upgraded (currently 16.04 LTS) without problem. For a while now, however, I ...
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US international layout does not appear in Gnome

The list of all keyboard layouts proposed by Gnome (I run Ubuntu Gnome 16.04) does not include the quite standard US international (any variant of it). There are numerous layouts for many country, but ...
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Dual Booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu GNOME with UEFI

I am new to Linux in general, and I want to dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu GNOME on a Dell computer with UEFI firmware. I have managed to burn a live USB in Rufus, but now, I am not sure how to ...
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Only one key not working after logged in [duplicate]

My Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 has been Packed with bugs. This is no news as it's clearly the worst LTS dePloyment I've seen in years, but I found a new one which has me startled... My "P" key is not working ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lagging when opening browser

Whenever I open up my browser and watch video or open Facebook My CPU usage goes above 130% for Firefox It happens with every other browser Everything starts crashing and laggy I am using Ubuntu ...
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Binding touchpad input to activites menu on Ubuntu Gnome

Is there a way to take a custom touchpad action (say, swiping down with three fingers), and open the GNOME Activities menu on that touchpad action? I am trying to recreate something similar to the ...
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Ubuntu Gnome Data usage [duplicate]

Hi I want to know how can I get stats about my Internet data usage monthly in Ubutnu Gnome .
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Ubuntu 16.04 Running Hot (MSI GS70 stealth Pro)

I just installed Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04, and its running unusually hot, above 60 C without any intensive applications running. In windows it sits closer to 50 C when nothing intesnive is running. In the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome Conky does not work right

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu gnome 16.04 and I installed icon and theme and much. Finally I installed conky-manager but it doesn't work correct like this.
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Is there any plugin/extension/add-on for Mozilla Thunderbird Notifications in GNOME

The question is pretty straightforward. The default notifications by Thunderbird don't really work in GNOME. I have had to install an extension (add-on) called 'Enhanced Desktop Notifications' which ...
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Unable to open tor in Ubunutu Gnome 16.04 [duplicate]

I tried to installed tor from terminal by the following command sudo apt-get install tor Now i can't open Tor browser. I can't find it in my programs. I tried to open it using terminal. My ...
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Installing Nvidia Graphics drivers on Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04

I am using Ubntu-GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 When I install Nvidia graphic drivers by sudo apt-get install nvidia-361 , I am facing the following problems. During the installation of Nvidia-361, it ...
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Can't Install Tor on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I tried to install Tor Browser by the instruction l found on Tor's official website. But I couldn't install it because of the following error come. My Input tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux32-5.5.5_LANG....
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Reverse Scrolling in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20. After upgrading from GNOME 3.18 to 3.20, my mouse settings are reset. I can't find options in Mouse & Touchpad Settings to set Reverse Scrolling (...
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Can't install GRUB 2 to /target when attempting to dual boot

I recently tried to install Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 on a separate partition on a newly built machine. It already has Windows 10 installed in BIOS Support Mode. I made a LiveUSB and tried to run the ...
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“Create new document” - right-click option missing in Ubuntu GNOME

I would like to to have a "create new document" option in the right-click menu. Currently it looks like this : I am using Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS with GNOME 3.20.
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How can I add multiple languages in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

It is easy to add and change languages in Ubuntu with the default Unity desktop environment. You just have to to Languages & Support -> Install / Remove Languages... and add which ever you want. ...
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How to specify additional search domains for resolver in 16.04 when using DHCP?

With Gnome Ubuntu 14.04, it was possible to specify additional search domains for the resolv.conf, when editing a network connection, like so: But where do I find this field for the "additional ...
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Renaming files on Ubuntu-GNOME appears weird instead of blue

When I try to rename a folder, the selected content looks weird. The selected text should have become white with blue background. Instead it becomes like this : I just installed Ubuntu-GNOME and I ...
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Can't create any files/folders on Desktop — Ubuntu-GNOME

I am using ubuntu-GNOME 16.04. I am not able to create any files/folders on my Desktop. I do have a ~/Desktop directory , but any files created inside that folder are not reflected on my Desktop. ...
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“Authentication is required to update SMART data from” in 16.04

I upgraded to 16.04 [Ubuntu Gnome]. I am using a Lenovo Y700 with a GTX960M. After suspend or closing the lid I ended locked outside the login after that message appeared. It happened twice today, I ...
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Gnome2 Keyring displaying Large Green Tick

When an application wants to access a stored key or certificate in Gnome 2 Key Storage I get a password box with a green bordered white box with a green tick inside. The box overlays the password ...
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How do i disable Automatic Brightness in Ubuntu-Gnome [16.04/15.10]

Before someone points me to this I would like to point out that I want to completely disable the auto-brightness change feature as it doesn't work at all for me and neither am I interested in any auto-...
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Is Gnome too much important for ubuntu? [closed]

I am a new ubuntu user, I installed gnome yesterday, and faced some issues such as :couldn't change my desktop wallpaper, couldn't right click on desktop, all desktop icons became hidden. As i say ...
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How to update GNOME to 3.18 without updating Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10, and I would like to update GNOME to 3.18. I have tried using the normal terminal commands suggested to update GNOME like sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 ...
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recursive CHOWN - how do I do this without terminal

I avoid using the terminal whenever possible, but recently I had to take ownership of a folder, or subfiles and subfolders. The only help I found for this was on google using the terminal. How can I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 power off does not working instead restarting

My laptop does not shutdown. When I click on power off button system restart instead of shutdown.
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Move panel to the bottom in GNOME Shell 3.18.4

as the title says, how can I move the panel to the bottom? or even move the on left menu bar to the bottom in GNOME Shell 3.18.4 ?
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Program (firefox and others) windows all start maximized since 16.04 install Ubuntu Gnome

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and ever since every time I start Firefox it starts maximized (covers the whole screen). This also happens whenever I open a new window from an already ...
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How do I change bash prompt in gnome terminal without messing up terminal title in Ubuntu 16?

I don't like all long directory paths to feel up my terminal's space so, I truncate them through a python script. I have edited the .bashrc file and replaced PS1 to export PROMPT_COMMAND='PS1="$(...
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Network connection not prompting for password

I'm looking at my syslog and seeing very little in the way of useful information about this, but whenever I try to connect to a wifi or VPN connection, I don't get any prompt for auth but the menu on ...
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ubuntu 16.04 shuts down after a few minutes

Trying to run 16.04 on my Intel I7-6700HQ 4x260GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX965m. It works fine on 15.10, but when I boot up 16.04 from the USB, the fan (graphics card I think) just starts running and runs ...
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The Ubuntu GNOME installer starts, but I can't see my mouse

Just had a question yesterday. On a roll. Anyway. I started the Ubuntu GNOME installer and no mouse appears. The OS (might be!) is frozen. The thing is, when it boots up, I see the mouse for a ...