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Authentication window in GNOME disappears before I have a chance to type in the password

Sporting 12.10 with Gnome Shell. When I start graphical Software updater manager, and click "Install now", I got "Authentication Required" window prompt as per usual. However, after I've typed couple ...
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Gnome-shell installed through updates

Recently, I noticed that update manager was installing gnome-shell. To be sure that is the case, I tried logging in with the Gnome option and I got to the Gnome 3 window manager. Trying to remove it ...
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Add Update Manager to the System menu in GNOME Shell

In Unity, the Update Manager was included in the power cog menu along with log out, suspend, shut down etc. But in GNOME Shell, I do not find such an option. Is there any extension or tweak to make ...
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How to update Gnome applications without updating past 2.x? [closed]

I am looking to do is update Gnome applications without updating all of gnome to 3.x using the gnome3-team/gnome3 PPA. What i want specifically is to update Gedit, Nautilus, Movie Player etc. past ...
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1answer
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After downgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, how to keep GNOME 2.x?

Having tried unity, GNOME 3, GNOME-Shell, XFCE, and OpenBox, I would finally like to get back to GNOME 2.x Not being a hardcore Linux user, my best bet is to do a clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 with ...
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How do I add Update Manager to the Activities/Applications tab within GNOME Shell?

I've been playing with GNOME Shell, and I like it. But there is one issue I'm having. When I click on Activities, and select Applications, I scroll down and I notice that Update Manager (and others ...
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Update Manager Error: Failed to fetch [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-desktop/gnome3-builds/ubuntu/dists/maverick/main/source/Sources.gz 404 Not ...
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Everytime I try to do updates via the update manager it prompts me to enter my password [closed]

So I do, and then it just hangs there, from there I can close the box using the "X" in the corner, then the update will continue, I am guessing this is not the intended behavior, any ideas as to what ...