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How to set up Gnome interface for HiDPI screen?

I have a 3200x1800 ultrabook and I would like to decrease the resolution of the screen 2x. The problem is that once I do it all the GUI elements increase in size too much Is there a way how to ...
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Gnome tweak tool can't set theme for window ubuntu

Anyone know how I can set the window theme to Ultra flat? I can't find it on the drop down -> example. as you can see. the atom window is not updating
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Toshiba laptop not booting directly to Ubuntu

After I reinstalled my hard drive, after I encountered a problem with it, which was caused by my laptop's battery running all the way down (Toshiba Satellite - has this been known to happen before?), ...
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No desktop environment

I installed gnome 3 on my ubuntu 14.04. I did nor like it, so i removed gnome-shell and ubuntu-gnome-desktop. But now unity icon does not show up on login bar. It takes password, but returns to login ...
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Keep installed GNOME extensions up to date

I have installed some extensions in my GNOME 3.16 via GNOME Shell Extensions. Most extensions can not be installed via a package manager. How can the installed extensions be kept up to date?
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How to remove underline in Files list view?

I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and I've just installed Gnome 3.16. So far it's okay, except one thing: Is there a way to remove this dotted underlining? It appears only in list view. I've tried to dig ...
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How to install gTile and other gnome extentions in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 - cannot detect copy of GNOME on this system

I am trying to install gTile in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 (https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/28/gtile/). Instead of an on/off slider I have the following message at the top of the page: We cannot ...
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Less screenwaste in Gnome titlebars

Is there a way to have the closing window icons on the same lines as the menu icons in Gnome?
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Restoring with DD (i didn't backup it the right way)

so i backed up Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 by going sudo dd if=/dev/sdxx of=/dev/sdef sdyx being the ubuntu partition, sdfe being a USB hard drive. From what i've read, that's not the right way to do it. So ...
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How to make desktop icons less fat on Gnome 3.16?

I am contemplating putting these icons on a diet too, however before I start on their diet plan, I am going to try whatever you guys have on offer... So the problem at hand is that although I have now ...
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How to make Nautilus icons in Gnome 3.16 less fat?

Since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16, I have noticed that my icons in Nautilus have started eating a lot more than they used to, and have got really fat, is there any way now to decrease ...
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How to get AppIndicator icons on the top right hand corner again on Gnome 3.16?

Ever since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04 I have found that my icons that would go in the top-right-hand corner go in the bottom-left-hand corner, is there any way to change ...
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Strange Firefox syncing during Gnome 3.16 upgrade

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome Shell, and 3.16, although I only just upgraded to Gnome 3.16 from Gnome 3.14. And sometime during the upgrade I suddenly noticed this in Firefox: It just ...
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Will upgrading to Gnome 3.16 on 15.04 lead to 'dependency hell' when upgrading to 15.10? [closed]

I am currently running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome Shell, and Gnome 3.14, but I am thinking about upgrading Gnome from 3.14 to 3.16 using these PPAs: gnome3-team/gnome3-staging gnome3-team/gnome3 ...
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Problem in gbome ubuntu suddenly when charging battery

MY problem is solved... but this it (I want to ask about what could have caused it and if it will happen again): I have a new battery in my laptop (acer) that is 2 months old... it was working fine. ...
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Gnome menu slows my system

Every time I load the gnome menu or gnome or gnome dash as it is also known as on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit it slows my PC to a crawl and I'm having to power off and restart which is very frustrating, any ...
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Xubuntu/xfce with GNOME 3 like application launcher and application switcher

Is it possible to either install the application launcher and application switcher (alt + tab in GNOME 3) from GNOME 3 or something similar in xfce? I like to create a portable and light-weight Ubuntu ...
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Would there have been the same risk with Gnome 3.16 if it had been included in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

I am currently running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome 3.14, and I am contemplating upgrading to Gnome 3.16, in the article here I read that: The stable release of GNOME 3.16 arrived in March. ...
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Gnome 3.16 Shell installation on 15.04 failed

Unfortunately the installation of Gnome 3.18 didn-t work on 15.04, although I followed their terminal commands precisely. I-ve got an american Keyboard and a failing Unity window manager. How can I ...
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LibreOffice applications causes system crash

Since upgrading to Ubuntu Gnome Vivid Vervet, opening LibreOffice applications cause system to crash to the login screen with the following error on a black screen: "Error in `/usr/bin/gjs-console': ...
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Special keys shortcuts Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1

I've bought a Thinkpad Yoga 12 S1 that runs quite well with Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 but when I try to define special shortcuts where it seems Ubuntu doesn't see them the same depending on whether I use ...
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Wrong icon after application startup

I have two Eclipse installations and for each of them a desktop file, see below. For the icons, I'm using eclipse in both cases with an activated Numix Icon Theme. If I search and start the ...
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How to bring back minimize and maximize buttons in Gnome 3

I have recently installed Ubuntu Gnome which has the latest version of Gnome 3 running on it, and I have noticed that on windows there are no minimize buttons, and no maximize buttons, although I can ...
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Unity7 and Gnome 3: How to disable “lock was blocked by an application”, so that Gnome3 always locks the screen?

When I have virtualbox in full screen, on Unity it always locks after 5 minutes, but in Gnome3 (and even Unity7) it shows a popup message: lock was blocked by an application. Can I force Unity or ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Buggy gdm? Cannot type passphrase, input devices aren't detected

Before going, I updated my Ubuntu 15.04 (with Gnome shell, if that matters) laptop and it said some problems were encountered. In the past, I simply ignored it and went back to work, as I did last ...
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Ubuntu Vivid Android USB tethering not works

I have LG G3 (32GB/3GB) When I tried USB tethering with my Ubuntu vivid it connected but after about 20-30 seconds it disconnected. I tried with two laptop which are running Ubuntu vivid. And it ...
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My keyboard only works in the last-opened window

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04. When I try to switch windows, my keyboard only works in the previous window unless I minimize it. For example, I open Chrome and the Terminal. I open the Terminal ...
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Gnome shows blank log-in screen

So, I've been using Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 off and on. Last time I was on the OS, I believe that I did some updates through the terminal, not much more. So, I started the OS back up again and found that ...
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Global Scrolling Keyboard Shortcut (evince)

For note taking with a dual monitor setup, it would be really great to be able to scroll the opposing monitor's window (ideally evince but it could be any application) without losing focus on a ...
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where do i add modules to initramfs? 15.04 [duplicate]

I need to add these modules because my usb keyboard is not working when I try to type my encrypted password. usbcore uhci_hcd ehci_hcd usbhid I guess I need to add these to ...
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need initfamfs modules. 15.04 [duplicate]

is anything else supposed to be here? I am using Ubuntu gnome and my keyboard is unresponsive for encryption password. Do I need any more modules, and if so where do I add them. # List of modules ...
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Keyboard will not work for encrypted login

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 (Ubuntu gnome). When I start the computer, it shows the gnome logo and asks to enter my encrypted password to unlock the disk. However, I cannot enter the password. Nothing ...
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How to show an message box from terminal in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to show an message box from terminal in Ubuntu, I have GNOME 3 desktop environment. How should I proceed?
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Diff between gnome gnome and installing gnome desktop environment?

i installed gnome desktop over normal ubuntu 15.04 and using it but there is a gnome desktop os version available ,does the gnome ubuntu contains only the desktop enviroment that i installed from USC ...
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Hotspot stops working when more than one device connects

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME, and I create hotspots using the Network settings dialog (this one). The first time I start the hotspot after a reboot, it works perfectly, but only for one device. Once another ...
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How can I get google documents to show up in gnome documents

I have setup a google online account in gnome and use the document manager, but google docs don't seem to appear. I have documents turned on for my online google account. Do google documents need to ...
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Why does my Wireless connection block my internet traffic?

I am on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and experincing a strange "bug". When i have wireless activated and connect my coble bound network - it looks like everything is fine (in the menu bar i see a connection on ...
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saa7134 on Ubuntu GNOME

I'm having a problem with my tv card Compro Videomate TV/PVR. I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and I can't see the tv. I've always had problems with this tv card altough trying I used to be able to make ...
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How do I configure startx to only start only Gnome Fallback session in 14.04

From a server install I want to be able to run startx and bring up the gnome-fallback-desktop. I want to be able to log out and return to the command prompt. This works currently with my ...
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Ubuntu halts after few seconds of starting and nothing works command, virtual terminal, GUI

I installed ubuntu and after a fresh restart the sysyem goes to halt. It shows following error in the virtual terminal [484.269470] EXT4-fs error (device sda1): ext4_find_entry:1309: inode ...
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Error: Malformed File on boot. How to get rid of it? [duplicate]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS on my computer and it shows this error like, maybe 2 out of 3 times I start the computer. It has no negative effect AFAIK except for increasing the ...
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Why the latest gnome-shell version can not be installed on LTS versions?

After seeing this and this, and also adding numerous PPA's that have no logical reason to be added, I still can't get to have gnome-shell further than 3.12.2. I am using Ubuntu GNOME LTS and I am ...
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Remove useless entries in dconf schema tree

I'm using GNOME 3.16 I have the following entries in my dconf-database. The entries are gnome-terminal profiles. % dconf dump / | grep legacy [org/gnome/terminal/legacy] ...
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Since switching zto gnomeubuntu my battery last about 15 minutes!

What could cause my battery to drain in about 15 minutes, under windows 8 I could get about 2 hours Is there anything I can check?
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shutdown command for GNOME

I use the icon in the upper right corner of GNOME Shell to shut down my system. Which command is used to shutdown the system? halt shutdown -h now Something completely different?
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Why does Ubuntu Gnome has no support for macbook keyboard backlight like Ubuntu Unity?

On regular Ubuntu (with Unity) the macbook keyboard backlight works fine and also the hotkeys to increase/decrease brightness of the keyboard backlight. On Ubuntu Gnome this doesn't work at all. Do ...
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Missing new file in Ubuntu 15.04

My question is pretty much the same like this one: The New file operation is missing in context menu. How can I fix it? The only difference is that I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. The accepted answer ...
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Change DPI on HiDPI laptop with two external monitors

I have a Surface Pro 3 laptop (running Ubuntu Gnome) with two external monitors. The laptop's screen has a resolution of 2160x1440, and the two monitors are 1920x1080. The Surface Pro (eDP1) is on ...
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Gnome Classic Session boots into a gray screen

I have installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with gnome shell version 3.12.In log-in screen there is three options : "System Default","Gnome Classic" & "Gnome". When I select "Gnome" there is no problem ...
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Disable/reduce time fade out animation dash

Is it possible to disable the fade out animation of the applications overview (dash) without using compiz and disabling all animations? I really like the animations in GNOME, but I it is really laggy ...