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Here's a few command line tools you might not have been aware of. The good-old apt-get! Search with apt-cache search language-pack-gnome-xx, there xx is the code for language. In your case, if you want russian – apt-cache search language-pack-gnome-ru. There's two packages, actually, language-pack-gnome-ru and language-pack-gnome-ru-base. Running sudo ...


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I tested the command mentioned here on Gnome 15.04, and it did the job well. The next thing to do is then to make it available under a shortcut key. The easiest way would be to create a small script of it: #!/bin/bash dbus-send --system --print-reply \ --dest="org.freedesktop.login1" \ /org/freedesktop/login1 \ org.freedesktop.login1.Manager.Suspend ...


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Tint2 is installed, because you have executed the command below sudo apt-get install tint2 The folder ~/.config/tint2 is only for configuration files. The default configuration is in /etc/xdg/tint2/tint2rc Create your own configuration with tintwizard. Save the configuration as ~/.config/tint2/tint2confrc and start tint2 with, eg: tint2 -c ...


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Purge the gnome-shell. ubuntu-gnome-desktop is only a meta package and removes nothing. Sample output % sudo apt-get remove --purge ubuntu-gnome-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: gnome-shell-extensions Use ...


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The answer is simple: Ubuntu's Notify OSD and GNOME Shell both ignore this parameter. Open the man page man notify-send and you can read this: -t, --expire-time=TIME The duration, in milliseconds, for the notification to appear on screen. (Ubuntu's Notify OSD and GNOME Shell both ignore this parameter.)


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Gnome and other DEs startup things use the .desktop files in ~/.config/autostart and /etc/xdg/autostart to know what to start. A basic solution would be to examine these files and see what commands are executed, then manually add it to the config: grep -r Exec /etc/xdg/autostart/ Note this includes ones that are disabled (by OnlyShowIn, ...


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If you want modify aspects of Gnome Shell, you can use extensions from https://extensions.gnome.org/ In this case (with shell versions 3.8 to 3.18 currently), you can use No Topleft Corner extension (you can install by going the page and clicking 'Install', you will need the Gnome Shell Integration plugin installed and enabled in the browser). This ...


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Using the Activities Configuration. You can disable the hot corner and there are plenty of other settings. Open the URL via Firefox browser to install the extension directly. After that, open the Tweak Tool for the configuration


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I found out that what needs to be done for it to change is this: 1. Navigate to Settings > Sound > Sound Effects, and select what you want as the new default: 2. Close the Window. 3. Restart GDM with: sudo service gdm restart The step I missed was restarting GDM.


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My opinion based answer is, I have fewer problems with GNOME 3.16 as with GNOME 3.14 in my GNOME Ubuntu 15.04 with proprietary nvidia drivers. A warning for not supported software is always good to avoid discussions. GNOME 3.16 is released since weeks and the PPAs have some patches included. That's a good sign for me. Ok, maybe there are some apps which ...


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The directories here contain source files of various packages. Source files are meant to be compiled by you, hence there is no question of these being installed automatically after downloading. So you can remove the files easily by traditional way i.e. rm. For example if you have downloaded the files in ~/foobar, you can remove these by (assuming there are ...


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My solution to use pm-utils with PolicyKit With this way, you have to enter a password before suspend First install pm-utils, we need pm-suspend sudo apt-get install pm-utils After that, create a new script file and add the code below #!/bin/sh pkexec "pm-suspend" "$@" Open Keyboard via Activities menu and navigate to Custom Shortcuts and add a ...


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Install the dconf-editor sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Start the application and navigate to org.gnome.terminal.legacy Open the category profiles: and select the wrong profile, or check all profiles. In the right hand pane you will see a key custom-command. Remove the value or use the Button Set to Default in the lower pane.


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To change your icewm configuration from the default, simply copy the default configuration files from /usr/share/icewm/ to ~/.icewm/, for example: mkdir ~/.icewm/ cp -R /usr/share/icewm/* ~/.icewm/ preferences – is the core configuration file for IceWM. menu – controls the contents of the IceWM application menu. keys – allows the user to customize ...


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If you have dconf-editor installed (Alt + F2 and type dconf-editor) you can uncheck enable-animations in : org > gnome > desktop > interface You can also simply use the following command : gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface enable-animations false


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I'm going to assume that by "integrated calendar" you mean the one from the action bar at the top of the screen. You can refresh this by opening the Online Accounts application and toggling the Evolution Data Server entry for Access Your Google Calendar off and on again.


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When I type tint2 in my terminal, it runs and everything is OK, but as soon as I close the terminal it closes too. How can I have it running all the time? If you want to close the terminal, then you can run this command in background. You can use: nohup tint2 & or tint2 & disown or (tint2 &) or when your tint2 command is ...



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