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

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Can I install Ubuntu Gnome 3.14 over Ubuntu Unity without losing /home?

The title says it all. I'm coming from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS then I upgraded to 14.10 still in Unity. I've followed tutorials explaining how to install Gnome 3.14 and I can say that I'm loving it. The ...
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How can I share my printer on Ubuntu GNOME with a Windows 7 HomeGroup?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on my desktop computer, which has an HP F4100 connected directly to it via USB. My parents' desktop computer runs Windows 7, which has a HomeGroup set up; my school-issued ...
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Ubuntu Gnome fails at startup

I just install Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 on my laptop. It started just fine, and I installed updates by: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade $ sudo reboot It's now stuck at Startup with following ...
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Very slow wifi on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I got very slow wifi connection on my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. I am using Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome. Because wifi is not working out of the box currently I set it up with sudo apt-get install ...
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How can I get SD card reader (integrated) to work in Gnome Ubuntu 14.10

My SD card reader isn't working, Or at least I can't see anything when I put in an SD card, but I see something when I go to the disks tool. Don't SD card readers work in linux?
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Why is there no +mac download for 32 bit systems or for GNOME?

When I was first toying with 64 bit Ubuntu I was led to try the +mac version of the installer and that solved some problems for me. Now however, I want to use GNOME; and want the 32bit version. ...
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Keyboard layout does not switch after some time after startup

I have two languages: Russian and English. I use Ubuntu 14.04 with the gnome 3.9.90 user interface and I cannot switch my keyboard layout any more using the hot-key some time after Ubuntu has started. ...
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Help! Cannot login Ubuntu after removing Gnome?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Gnome desktop but I didn't like it. So I removed it. After rebooting, I cannot login my default Ubuntu GUI. It just freezes. I also realized that the Ubuntu logo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

I'm new in Ubuntu and just downloaded Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS. The PC is working fine. The problem is that the internet is kinda slow. It loads the pages but it takes forever. Seen an HD quality video ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome gets stuck when i use many tabs in Google chrome

When i use more than 4 tabs in Google chrome the whole OS gets struck for some time. What would be the reason? I use Intel i3 processor 3 rd gen, and 2 GB DDR3 RAM. Will that be my problem?
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Accidentally formated harddrive while installing Ubuntu onto USB

I wanted to install Ubuntu gnome onto a flash drive, it worked though I, some way or another, managed to format my existing Ubuntu Gnome setup. Any way to bring it back? I haven't touched anything on ...
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Why I cannot reinstall the unity after I install the gnome on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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hide mouse when super key is down, show when super is up

I know this is a long shot, but is there any way to bind to the super key down event to hide the mouse, and show it on super key up event? The use case is to prevent the mouse from putting focus on ...
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How to change DPI in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04?

What I would like to do is "Change DPI to 144 in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04". Because it's first time to me to use linux, I installed VMware Player in my laptop, and I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. My laptop ...
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How do I use screen sharing in Ubuntu GNOME?

In Ubuntu GNOME, there is a section in the Settings called Sharing. I enabled screen sharing and it gives me an address like vnc://you-computer-here.local. How can I connect to it?
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Unity keybindings interfere with IntelliJ. Will switching to gnome desktop let me see all keybindings?

Several of the keybindings on Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity interfere with the keybindings in IntelliJ. I can see most of the Ubuntu / Unity keybindings with this script gsettings list-recursively ...
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Can't boot LiveUSB in Windows 8.1

I am attempting to dual boot my HP machine that came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. I am trying to dual boot it with Ubuntu Gnome 64-bit version. So far, I have disabled fast startup from Control ...
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ubuntu gnome thinks I don't have any pictures when I try and change the desktop image

whenever i open settings and try and change the desktop backround and then click on the pictures tab, gnome ubuntu tells me that I have no pictures, but I have about 3 GB of pictures! How can I change ...
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Problem running Ubuntu-Gnome on optimus-based laptop

I had tons of issues trying to install Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 on my optimus-based laptop (MSI GT60 2PC) with GTX870m & Intel HD 4600 GPU's. It would freeze up during pre-install from live USB/DVD ...
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How do I properly install the Budgie desktop environment on Lubuntu 14.10

I managed to install the Budgie desktop environment on Lubuntu using the same commands as for Ubuntu. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:evolve-os sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install budgie-desktop ...
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Quick way to calculate dimension in inch for photos in Ubuntu

I have around 1000 photos that I need to calculate their dimensions from pixels to inches. For a few photos I used an online pixels to inch converter like this. But for 1000 photos i will kill myself ...
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gnome top panel doesn't change after using another theme

After a fresh Ubuntu-Gnome 14.10 install I wanted to use the Elegance-colors theme, I installed it via apt-get and set it with tweak tool and everything seems to work but the windows top bar (don't ...
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How can I setup custom hotcorners?

I am currently using gnome-ubuntu and I need help in setting up custom hot corners. Let me explain, When I move my mouse corner to the top left corner, it opens the Activities sidebar as any gnome ...
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Screen Brightness Ubuntu-Gnome 14.1 Toshiba Satellite L755

SO I have: Toshiba L755 , Nvidia backlight Here are some error messages I am getting while getting updates through the terminal: W:Failed to fetch ...
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UbuntuGnome: HDMI Audio sent to laptop speakers when lid closed

I configured Gnome such that nothing happens when I close the lid while the laptop is plugged in to AC. Now, I want to be able to close the lid after I attach a secondary display through HDMI. ...
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change screen brightness

I've got a strange situation and I'm hoping someone can shed a light on it. I re-installed my dell laptop (and switched from unity to gnome) today and (as expected) dimming my screen didn't work. So I ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu-gnome 14.04 desktop

When I click on login, a black screen appears which says 'Resolving resolver state [OK]' and then I am back at the login screen within a second. This is only a recent problem so I was able to login ...
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Left click on Ubuntu 14.10 don't work

I have done a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 using VMware. But, the left click function works partially. I can't open files, folders or tick check boxes, which renders me nuts. I can, however, ...
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Cannot see anything after i log in my account

I just typed sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm stop then installed Nvidia graphics card driver. Then typed sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm restart Since it, I can't see anything and do anything each time I log ...
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bug: Unable to handle kernal null pointer difference at 0000000000000068

Ubuntu installation on my laptop shows a big message starting with above one. Have to restart to connect to the internet
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UbuntuGnome - Software Centre font corrupted

I'm giving UbuntuGnome 14.10 a go and so far I like what I see :) I have an issue with the Software Centre though in that whenever it's the active window all the text (package names and descriptions ...
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How do I restart my X server?

I turned off my X server with Ctrl+Alt+Backspace. I used SysRq+Alt+B to reboot and now I can't get the X server back on. The motherboard posts and I get the same screen as I had when I used the SysRq ...
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How to keep a media partition when removing Windows and installing Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu but I am totally in love with Linux and want to keep it as the only OS on my laptop. I want to keep two of my partitions intact and use all the others (Windows boot partition, ...
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Gnome shell extensions disabled at every startup

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with GNOME 3.12 and encounter a problem with the Tweak Tool. Whenever I restart my machine all extension settings are getting set back do default, which is ...
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How to repair the system

I have removed some packages thinking that they are unnecessary to me such as gimp some other, but after I have removed them suddenly my wifi stopped working also I am not able to connect to internet, ...
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Fixing boot animation for 14.04

So I have a clean install of 14.04 lts, and I've installed my nvidia proprietary driver. The boot animation now is just white text on a pink screen and . . . . (4 dots), I don't know why this changed. ...
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How to add custom sources to GNOME Music Player?

I just upgraded to GNOME 3.12 (running Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS) and I love the Music Player that comes with it. The problem I have, is that my music is located on a NAS, so its not in the default ...
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Visually Impaired guide to gnome

I am a Linux user from years back(when fedora was called RedHat). I stepped away from Linux for quite a few years because time did not permit me to learn two systems. I recently became disabled and ...
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What to do when Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6 fails?

Sometimes, while I'm working with my machine, my screen freezes. Most of the times, giving Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then Ctrl+Alt+F7 fixes the problem without any further action. Even if it doesn't, I can ...
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Unable to start session at login after upgrade to 14.10

After being prompted to upgrade to 14.10 I can't login now. It says failed to start session when logging in. I've got to the terminal and can login by the command line, I've updated the apt cache ...
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Gnome login screen doesn't shown after boot ubuntu gnome 14.04

I installed AMD graphic accelerators driver(aka fglrx) to replace xserver-xorg-video-ati at ubuntu gnome 14.04 with my HP 15-e044TX Laptop(uses AMD HD 8670M graphic card), but after reboot, login ...
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How Can I repair Damaged Ubutu GNOME 14.10 Upgrade?

I was in the process of upgrading Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 to 14.10 when my PC went dead because of a lack of battery power. I tried booting my PC, but it failed to by freezing on the GNOME loading boot ...
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Configuration of Redshift

I want to configure Redshift in such a manner such that it will be in the least brightness every time (irrespective whether it is day or night). Also let me know if I might face any problem if I use ...
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Why does the 'r' command change keyboard layout to US? - Ubuntu GNOME

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 installed on my machine with my system set to UK. When I run the r command via ALT + F2 to reset the shell, the keyboard layout changes to US even though my system's ...
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Why is GNOME Software Center not included in Ubuntu GNOME (14.04/14.10)?

So I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (which included GNOME 3.10) and noticed that GNOME Software Center isn't included and isn't available through the repositories. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Auto completion in run dialogue (Alt-F2). In particular when used to open folder

One thing I love about GNOME is the fact that you, from your run dialogue (Alt+F2), can open a folder/path in Nautilus by typing the path or the path relative to your home folder and then hitting ...
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UbuntuGnome 14.04 does not boot after install on MacBook Pro 13

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.01 by creating partitions on OS X and then installing from bootable USB disk. By Selecting Linux in rEFInd menu, I'll be taken to grub and selecting any options will end ...
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Where is the login screen wallpaper for GDM stored?

In 14.04, there is a really nice sort of stone texture to the background of the login screen. Where does that texture live on the disk? I have searched the unity greeter packages.
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Additional Drivers not showing

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.1 on my new laptop with an Ralink RT3290 wireless device and an NVIDIA GeForce 820m graphics card. My problem is that the drivers to none of these devices are ...
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Different wallpapers on multiple monitors

I have a laptop and a monitor. Most of the time my laptop is connected to the monitor over HDMI. I use Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and here is what I want: When no monitor is connected I want a simple ...