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

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has anyone successfully install xswipe on ubuntu gnome 16.04?

I'm trying to install xSwipe on my laptop, but i can't get xserver-xorg-input-synaptics with shm driver working. It worked fine when I had ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, but when I switch to gnome It ...
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Can I apply a GTK+ theme to the latest version of GDM? if so, how? (specific to ubuntu 16.04)

I installed Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS and I'm having trouble trying to figure out how to apply a GTK theme to GDM. In my searches for an answer I have seen a couple of times that GDM has discontinued ...
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AMD R9 380 Source Game Crash on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem. I've just installed Ubuntu GNOME 16.04LTS, and I'm having difficulty with Team Fortress 2. I can load and play the game just fine, but after a bit, it just crashes. The audio loops, ...
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Run programs in compatibility mode

I want to know if there exist such a program that allows me to run a application native to Ubuntu with backwards compatibility, like in Windows.
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Bluetooth speaker doesn't show up in output devices list

I'm trying to get my bluetooth speaker working with Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome. It connects but doesn't show up in sound output devices list. I've tried few suggestions sudo -i pactl load-module module-...
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Bluetooth no devices found in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

Bluetooth no devices found in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. Always show searching for devices. Nothings happen.
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Conky does not work properly on Ubuntu 16.04 GNOME

I have this strange problem with conky. It doesn't show properly on the desktop: I've tried everything from editing conky widget file to reinstalling conky and conky manager (v.2.4). Who knows how ...
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Ubuntu GNOME boots to grey screen with border

I have just finished installing Ubuntu GNOME version 16.04 and when I boot (UEFI) I am presented with a grey screen with a darker grey border. I have tried get into the command line with shift and ...
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Which Ubuntu flavor? [closed]

I have a HP 255 G3 (specs can be found here) And I can't decide what Ubuntu flavor to install into it, vanilla, Gnome or Lubuntu, because I don't know the core differences in them. (The DE differences ...
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Blank after login

As soon I login to my account , there is completely no activity just the pointer could be moved. I upgraded it today before that things were fine. Also, I was using Katoolin.
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Ubuntu Gnome fails to install

I have made a Ubuntu Gnome dvd to install from so I could try the gnome DE. So when I booted into the ISO I started a live session, and then decided to install Ubuntu Gnome. I went through the ...
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Wrong dropbox “shared folder” icon

I have many Dropbox folders shared with other users. The problem is that they look like normal ones and I can't tell which folders are shared and which not (unless I right-click and go to dropbox ...
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amdgpu-pro-install on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with R9 285

I have a problem installing AMD GPU PRO driver for my Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 system. The screen is going black after installation and reboot. The image in GUI mode is incomplete and mostly black with ...
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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. ...