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How to copy text of a notification to the clipboard?

I need to copy text of a notification. It is an error message which I cannot find in any other place (log, terminal, stdout), it just shows up in the notification. I open notifications panel, select ...
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How do I force Ubuntu to detect a microphone even when it is not plugged?

My microphone jack was not working, so I removed it and soldered a small mic directly onto the board (silly me!). Now, my computer does not detect a microphone, but catches the signal. It can be seen ...
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Print Screen key not working

Upon pressing the Print Screen key, bell sound is heard, instead of taking a screenshot. I have gnome-screenshot installed on my device.
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Extending linux partitiion [duplicate]

I realised that I may need more space for Linux as kind it is shifting towards being my primary workspace, hence I decided to extend its size. I un-alloacated a chunk of memory from windows'( these ...
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Unable to share application window to apps (Google Meet, Discord)

On 19.04 sharing application window in conferences worked perfectly. Now using the version 20.04 when I try to share just one window it doesn't work anywhere: I tried Google Meet, Skype, Zoom, ...
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macOS like Expose/ Mission Control on Ubuntu Budgie 20.04

I recently installed Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 and was wondering if there is something similar to macOS' Mission Control where you can see every open window and can also access the dock. The only example ...
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I can't first login to desktops installed with Tasksel and Lightdm- Ubuntu Server 20.4

First of all, I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu server 20.4. After the install it asks for a new password which I did. Changed to my new password and it is working since I have logged in a ...
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GNOME Vs Budgie

I am thinking of changing my DE from GNOME to Budgie. I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and might upgrade to 20.04 in a few days. I have heard that Budgie consumes less RAM compared to GNOME. Does it also ...
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Can't login after upgrade to Ubuntu Budgie 20.04

When I get to the login screen it doesn't recognize my password which has been unchanged for years. I tried multiple answers I found on the internet, but nothing helped. For example I tried Drop to ...
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Budgie lockscreen persists after attempting to reinstall gdm3

I switched from the new gnome DE to ubuntu budgie, but when I switched back, I realized that the budgie lockscreen was still in place. Here are the commands I used to attempt the switch: sudo apt ...
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How to mount another HDD data drive automatically

I have installed Ubuntu Budgie 20.04. In my laptop, there is ssd a for operating system on which I have installed Ubuntu and another 1TB HDD drive for data. The drive is shown in the Disks app. I ...
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Unable to install GNOME extensions on Ubuntu Budgie

I have installed Ubuntu Budgie 20.04. I am new to Ubuntu environment. I want to install and try new GNOME extensions. So, I searched the Internet and found that I have to install GNOME Tweak Tool. So ...
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Stuck on boot screen [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu budgie and it was working file till today morning. I don't usually shut down my laptop at all but yesterday as my battery drained completely so after I charged it, I tried booting it ...
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Overheating issue in Ubuntu Budgie

I have installed Ubuntu Budgie alongside windows in my MSI GL63-9RDS(i5-9300H, 8GB RAM, 4GB 1050TI Geforce GTX, 512GB Nvme SSD). Just after the first day I'm experiencing unusual heating issues when I'...
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How do I remove “language support” entry, which is appearing twice under applications menu in Ubuntu Budgie 20.04?

I am pretty new to the OS. I just discovered that there are 2 entries being displayed for "language support" under applications. What I have tried so far: navigated to /usr/share/applications looked ...
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Unable to disable apparmor in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I tried to open a pdf in my external HD with Evince (pdf reader), but apparmor denied. Then I tried to find Evince's profile to add a link to it in /etc/apparmor.d/disable in order to disable the ...
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Panel application menu icon location in BUDGIE

Does anyone know the location of the panel menu icon in budgie? I know you can change it using Budgie desktop settings but I just want to change it back to the original.
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Budgie 20.04 - Cannot log in after interrupting Nvidia driver installation [closed]

Edit: Didn't realize focal fossa/20.04 is off-topic at the moment. Sorry about that. So earlier today I installed Lutris to try my luck at playing some Windows games, and had installed all its ...
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Touchpad slowly stopped working after I tried to install fingerprint verification from tutorial linked below

After I tried this tutorial, Fingerprint Activation on Ubuntu 18.04, my touchpad slowly stopped working. At first I lost the ability to select, then it stopped moving, and finally it could not select/...
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No sound in Ubuntu-Budgie 18.04 (ASUS TUF FX 505GD)

I have recently installed UBUNTU BUDGIE 18.04 LTS The audio worked fine for a couple of days but now suddenly the audio is not working. I tried all the generic methods listed such reinstalling ...
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Restore Slick Greeter in Budgie? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.4 I was fiddling with the Login Window and lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings apps in an attempt to change the background in lightdm. However a side-effect appears to be that ...
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Sometimes slow to load top panel and Plank in Ubuntu Budgie 19.10 when boot up

I have a ubuntu 19.10 device, and recently there is a problem that it will sometimes slow to load the top panel and Plank when boot up, the wallpaper and shortcuts can be load as normal. So first of ...
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Dock disappears in Ubuntu Budgie when I open a window on top of it

Can it be set so that the dock is overlayed on top of any other programs? Also, how do I change the size of the dock? I'm just messing with a virtual machine, but it's annoying me. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Budgie 19.10: Android Studio starts after 25 seconds delay but starts instantly when opened as super user

I was using Elementary OS before and android studio had no delay in startup but after a fresh install of Ubuntu Budgie 19.10, it starts after 20 seconds delay. I tried this but no luck.
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Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 Desktop Icons

I've Just installed Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 in a Fusion virtual machine. I can't see any way to use Icons on the screen. I'm new to any Unix environment and wanted a distro that was as close to the Mac ...
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how to wake up ubuntu budgie 18 from sleep

Super simple question but how to wake up Ubuntu from sleep? I'm just smashing the keyboard and mouse a couple times and then it works, but I couldn't figure out which action actually initiates the ...
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Intel WiFi Link 5100 on Budgie 19.10

I am coming from a Linux Mint environment and I have recently installed Ubuntu Budgie 19.10 on my Dell e6400 laptop. My wireless card has worked in the past with no issues on Linux Mint. However, ...
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RAM Not Clearing Out After Closing Apps

All, Built a new Ryzen 3900x machine with 64 GB of RAM recently and installed 19.10 Budgie. When I open a game or do some video editing, memory usage of course spikes. It does not go back down after ...
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Installer misses a step and won't let me mount partition while installing ubuntu budgie 18.04.3

I am trying to install Budgie 18.04.3 64bit on a new Dell inspiron 5000, which has Windows 10 installed on its one drive. I made a bootable USB drive with Rufus (tried both FAT32 and NTFS) then tried ...
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Getting an ACPI BIOS error while booting fromm the live usb of Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 on a dell inspiron 5000

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 Budgie on a dell inspiron 5000 non-gaming laptop without the NVDIA graphics card. When I select try without install option I get a black screen with errors before ...
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specific desktop environments conflicts

I'm very interested in installing multiple desktop environments, however I am worried about possible conflicts between different desktop environments. But I cant seem to find any information about ...
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Boot Manager shows 16 (Ubuntu+HDD ) choices to boot

I'm using Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 on a HP Pavilion G6 with secure boot enabled. When I try to install Xubuntu, the Boot Manager menu shows 16 Ubuntu entries although I use one operating system, and doesn'...
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Could not start kmplayer using desktop menu launcher

I use Budgie DM on Ubuntu 19.10 (firstly noticed on 19.04). I've installed kmplayer using sudo apt install kmplayer When I run kmplayer from terminal: $ kmplayer, it runs successfully throwing ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with Budgie booting to “Out of Range”

I have searched all over (on and off of SE) and found many similar problems to mine but nothing seems to actually help. Perhaps because I am running a different desktop environment. I have a desktop ...
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Budgie: Default keyboard configuration with ctrl:swapcaps

In Xubuntu 19.04 on my ThinkPad T540p, I swapped Ctrl and CapsLk on my keyboard by adding ctrl:swapcaps to my /etc/default/keyboard. It worked on boot & whenever I plugged in a new keyboard. Now ...
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.desktop launcher file not working for a “portable” application

I installed the cross-platform application FreeFileSync on Ubuntu 18.04. It's a kind of "portable" application, just unpack it. I decided to put it to /opt/FreeFileSync, because there are three user ...
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Top bar of Application does not show, when using external Monitor Ubuntu Budgie Desktop

When I connect to my laptop external Monitor, and every application that I open in full window size (on the laptop screen) it does not have the top bar (minimize,maximize, close). I was using Gnome ...
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Ubuntu Budgie Menu is Messed Up

My menu list is totally a mess. I couldn't find broken menus from the Menu editor. How can I find those broken files and remove unwanted items?
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How to remove budgie environment safely?

I've changed my OS from Windows to Ubuntu for my very first time. I chose the Budgie desktop environment because it looked really pretty to me. After a while, I installed gnome-desktop via apt ...
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Ubuntu gets locked at boot due to a broken auto start script

I use Ubuntu budgie. I have two changes made to the startup programs: One runs a command to make my mouse work and the other opens up my browser, brave. Ocasionally you have to go cntrl+alt+t and ...
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Unable to switch from budgie

I installed Ubuntu Budgie and now, I am unable to switch back to Ubuntu 18.04. A few people said that there should be a small icon beside username while looging in. I dont see any icon as well. ...
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Unable to switch to GNOME on Ubuntu Budgie 18.04

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with Budgie preinstalled (default for Tuxedo computers), and I'm trying to use GNOME desktop environment. I installed ubuntu-desktop meta-package using sudo apt install ubuntu-...
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Plank dock applet

Can anyone explain simply what is a dock applet? I installed Ubuntu Budgie on my laptop and realized that I have this app installed. It says that it is dock applet. But unfortunately I don't know what ...
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Would wiping a partition and breaking grub then reflashing off a live USB be safe?

I currently have a dual boot Ubuntu budgie install with windows, but the windows install broke when resizing partitions and I can't boot it. I want to: Remove the windows partition Plug in a USB ...
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Budgie Installation?

Does anyone know what happened to Budgie? I used the Gnome desktop when I first installed Ubuntu (about a year ago) but downloaded Budgie a few months ago and have been running it on both a desktop ...
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How to install Ubuntu Budgie over Ubuntu 18.04

I did that command but only installed some applications but not installed Budgie. I did "sudo apt-get install ubuntu-budgie-desktop" as said by Rosamunda. What can I do now? Any body could help ...
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linux shows the wrong distro name

i installed ubuntu budgie not long ago and a few days ago it starts showing me that I have installed elementary os ! I missed around abit and done a bit of tweaking and i remember removing gir1.2-...
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How can I remove an empty main menu category in Ubuntu Budgie 19.04?

I've added with the Menu Editor an app to the menu under Applications, but then the system created an empty bottom category entry of "Other" (as seen in the picture - https://pasteboard.co/IsFHcd9.png)...
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Is it possible to monitor who change dconf?

Some programm periodically change key /org/gnome/desktop/wm/keybindings/switch-input-source in dconf to ['<Alt>Shift_L'] I run command dconf watch /org/gnome/desktop/wm/keybindings/switch-input-...
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Change raven menu's power strip options under Budgie

I'd like to customize budgie a bit further than what's made available in it's "Budgie Desktop Settings" For the "Raven" tab we can enable the "Power Strip" but the name is quite false advertizing ...

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