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Questions tagged [gnome-tweak-tool]

A tool to customize advanced GNOME 3 options.

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Net speed, sticky-Notes started hiding after installing Tweaks on Ubuntu 18.04

After wake-up from suspend or whenever restart my system After apply Alt+f2 and press Enter with 'r' in the text-box, I got my netspeed on panel, Each time I have to do the same to make these ...
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Error while installing gnome-tweak-tool [duplicate]

root@maverick911:/home/ok100a# sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to acquire the dpkg ...
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Changing fonts in GNOME when tweak tool doesnt work

I have a question. I have recently installed ONLYOFFICE and the scaling on it doesnt work at all. I have it set to 1.25 in GNOME tweaks, but it seems to be stuck at 1.00 on ONLYOFFICE app. My ...
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Gnome Workspace grid disconfigured on screen lock

I have the Gnome extension "Workspace Grid". I have it configured with a grid of 3x3, and it works without a problem. But when my computer goes automatically on screen lock, after 5 minutes on ...
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How reset gnome-fallback settings to defaults?

On Ubuntu 16.04 and using gnome-fallback, I have messed the settings with gnome-tweak-tool. I'm wondering if there is a way to return the configs to default? If it is not possible, I'd like to know ...
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How to reduce browser tab size in gnome-fallback?

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 using gnome-fallback. The tab size of both Chrome and Firefox are annoyingly large. How can I reduce the size? I've installed gnome-tweak-tool but could not figure out what are ...
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Neither Ctrl+Alt+Shift keyboard shortcuts work if Alt+Shift is bound to keyboard layout switch

On Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME triple shortcut combinations (like Ctrl+Alt+Shift+key) are always treated like Ctrl+Shift+key, so Alt is skipped. However, all double combinations (with Ctrl+Shift+, Ctrl+...
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Started GNOME display manager.. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS GUI not booting

My Ubuntu PC is not booting up. I am running Windows-Ubuntu dual-boot. On booting, the initial boot animation with the Ubuntu logo shows up.. Then, it runs various checks and at last shows the ...
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What can cause gnome-shell/gnome-tweaks to fail?

Ubuntu 18.10, python3.7.1, GNOME Tweaks, etc. installed. Could installing a source build of python3.7.1 cause this issue? And how to debug? I have tried a number of different ways to repair gnome-...
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How to make active window visually stand out more in Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome 3

I would like to tweak my system so that the window under focus stands out more. The contrast in the title bar between active and inactive windows is quite hard to see. I hit this issue the most when ...
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Some window buttons won’t change to left

I use ubuntu 18.10 and since yesterday I have a problem with window buttons. I’ve set in tweaks to show only close button on the left. However, right now some applications open with default all three ...
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Under “Tweaks > Keyboard & Mouse > Additional Layout Options > Alt/Win key behavior”, what does the “Disabled” option mean?

I may be overthinking it, but I can't find anything that looks like the default option under Tweaks > Keyboard & Mouse > Additional Layout Options > Alt/Win key behavior The title of the menu ...
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How to remove installed GNOME user shell themes

I have installed some GNOME shell themes through GNOME Tweaks and User Shell Theme Extensions. I also made some shell theme mods and installed as zip files. Now, I want to remove some unused shell ...
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CCDM 2D Array of viewports vs 1D in GNOME [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 18.10 with Compiz Config Settings Manager and GNOME. I want a 4x4 array of viewports. Sometimes I get them, and sometimes it shows up as a 1x16 array (only up/down scrolls to new ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 lost the battery icon

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 since it was released. I installed GNOME Tweak Tool to show the battery icon. Today the icon was lost. But in GNOME Tweak Tool the battery percentage configuration is "ON". ...
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Right click does not work even after using Gnome Tweaks

Ubuntu 18.04.1 64 bit I have a touchpad that is split at the bottom for right and left clicks. The sides are not separate buttons. When I boot Windows, depressing the bottom-right corner produces ...
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Folder and file icons messed up

As you can see in this image, my folder and file icons are messed up. The trash app icon is messed up too. I changed themes and icon themes in tweak and maybe that's what triggered this but then I did ...
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Sound panel missing in gnome tweaks

gnome-tweaks is missing the sound panel in my installation of Ubuntu 18.04. (which I need to enable sound over-amplification) I have gsettings-desktop-schemas version 3.28 installed. I am using ...
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gnome-tweak-tool fails for lack of shell or dbus service

Executing "gnome-tweak-tool" under a fresh install of 16.04.3, with all updates added, fails with the following error messages: WARNING : Error detecting shell Exception: Shell not running or DBus ...
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Gnome Tweak Tool crashes & forces logout when selecting fonts

I've been having this problem now for about an hour and I haven't been able to find anything on the internet that's related to the issue I'm having. Essentially I'm trying to change the fonts on my ...
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Gnome keeps asking to install extension on login

This has been a problem for very long time that I haven't gotten around to fixing. I once installed this extension called Only Blank with Closed Lid - Switch. It never worked and I wanted to get rid ...
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Hot corner problem in 18.04

I use Ubuntu 18.04. I've installed Compiz wth default functions and Tweak-Tool Settings. Use Adwaita-Dark theme. When I disable hot-corner in the settings it turns off, but after lockscreen it's ...
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Exclamation point icons appeared next to two disabled Gnome Shell extensions

Two exclamation point icons appeared in the Tweaks (gnome-tweaks) application when Extensions was selected in the left pane as shown in the below screenshot. There are two triangular exclamation point ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 gnome-tweaks: how to add a script in Startup Applications?

It seems that the "Startup Applications" menu in gnome-tweaks has been changed to be more user friendly. I used to be able to be able to add custom scripts there; now, instead I'm presented with a ...
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Double-Click not working 18.04 gnome-tweak-tool installed/area clicked [closed]

I upgraded my Ubuntu from 17.10 to 18.04 after that double-click stopped working. I already tried install/reinstall Using gnome-tweak-tool I changed option to "area" and rebooted. I tried ...
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How do I backup all Gnome Tweaks configuration? [duplicate]

I am about to upgrate from 17.10 to 18.04 but I'm afraid to lose all my Gnome desktop preferences in the process (always been using Unity until 17.10). I made many changes through "Gnome Tweak tool" ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 no tweak tool

I am trying to install myself the gnome tweak tool but it is never found! Thanks for any help :) Console: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Why Are My Window Buttons Not Moving to the Left?

For some reason my windows border buttons will not move to the left when I tell it to with the Gnome Tweaks app. Well actually it does do it partly, the effect changes with some apps such as Firefox, ...
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How do I change the alternate character key on Ubuntu 18.04?

I cant find were to change the alternate character key on Ubuntu 18.04. other posts How to set Alternative Characters Key in Ubuntu 18.04 suggested gnome-teaks but i could not figure it out. I am ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 missing 'Global Dark Theme' Option in GNOME Tweak Tool

My GNOME Ubuntu 16.04 had this option under the tweaks tool: Tweaks > Appearance > Global Dark Theme > On/Off My same setup on 18.04 is simply missing this option entirely. How do I get the ...
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How do I restore the title bar to it's original style in GNOME?

I recently installed the Pantheon DE to test out, and wasn't too fond of it so I switched back to Gnome. However, even after uninstalling Pantheon, window title bars are still using the Pantheon style....
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Gnome Tweaks - Applications - Shell Themes Folder

I would like to know what for is this icon (None ^|) between the texts "shell" and "mininal-conception" in the attached image. I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and Gnome Tweak Tool.
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Clickpad: how to right-click with both Two-Fingers and Area

I've got a buttonless touchpad, so-called clickpad, and I want to be able to perform a right click by both tapping with two fingers and clicking in the right-bottom area. The gnome-tweak-tool allows ...
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Can I make the top bar value changes using CLI with tweak?

I want to show date in top bar using gnome-tweak-tool. I get the GUI solution How to show date in top bar of deskop in ubuntu 18.04 LTS? I want to get the CLI solution so that I can add this in my ...
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“gnome-tweak-tool: command not found” after installation

Suspecting that it's not installed I tried again: sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done gnome-tweak-tool ...
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My Icon Theme is Not Applying to All Applications On Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to apply icon themes in my Ubuntu 18.04 setup, and for some reason, certain icons won't have icons applied to them, even though I know they're icons designed for said applications. When I ...
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Desktop section of gnome-tweak-tool missing lock screen options

In this thread, the answer shows this menu: However, I don't see the 'Lock Screen' section. I'm trying to change the 'Adjustment' setting for my lock screen wallpaper. Was this removed? If so, how ...
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Package gnome tweak tool is not available. package 'gnome-tweak-tool' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

I can't find GNOME Tweak Tool in Ubuntu Software and it isn't found when I try to install it with APT package 'gnome-tweak-tool' has no installation candidate What should I do?
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Text windows render with text duplicated when scrolling in ambience theme

Running Ubuntu 18.14 LTS, uname -a gives Linux thomas-ThinkPad-W541 4.15.0-20-generic #21-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 24 06:16:15 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The "ambience" theme seem to be ...
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Set a different icon pack for gnome shell

Is there any way to set a different icon pack for the gnome shell ?. Currently, I can use the Ubuntu tweak tool to set the global icon theme and the icon pack gets applied for the shell as well as ...
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How to make Dash-to-Panel in Ubuntu 18.04 transparent on maximized windows?

I've already tried the following: Full transparency on Ubuntu 18.04 dock But I just need to make the panel transparent, and I can't find any way to do so successfully. The gray opaque panel doesn't ...
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Activities corner keeps “re-enabling” itself

In Ubuntu 18.04, using Gnome Tweak tool there's a way to disable the Activities hot corner. I have a multi-monitor setup, so having this feature on is extremely annoying. Anyway... After a couple of ...
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Wake from suspend on power or external monitor plugged in

I have a HP Spectre x360 running Ubuntu 16.04 with Gnome 3. Suspend works fine but I would like to have the computer to wake up from suspend either when the external power cable is connected or when ...
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how to hide top bar in Ubuntu 18.04

How can I hide top bar in Gnome 3.28 Ubuntu 18.04? how to install hide-top-bar extension?
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Ubuntu 18.04: Is the Gnome Tweaks package in Software the same as installing gnome-tweak-tools?

Following a fresh hardware install I found "Gnome Tweaks" in the Software app and installed it. Subsequently I ran in terminal: sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool To my surprise it installed another ...
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Unable to install GNOME shell extensions using GNOME Tweaks in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I am unable to manually install GNOME shell extensions downloaded from the official site using the gnome-tweak tool as the option for installing new shell ...
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Mouse is stuck in drag mode (hand icon). Cannot click anything other than the top bar. Restarting doesnt fix it!

My main account has an issue that it is constantly stuck in the drag mode (hand icon). Whenever I click anything other than the top menu it produces a hand icon and starts to drag it. I can even now ...
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Opening settings for individual gnome extensions shows blank window

I currently have a couple of extensions installed, and I'm using gnome tweaks to customise my desktop. I noticed that the repository version of gnome-tweaks does not have a settings icon, and instead ...
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Extensions tab missing from Gnome Tweak Tool [closed]

After installing gnome-tweak-tool and gnome-shell-extensions on Ubuntu 16.04, I am still missing Extensions under Tweak Tool UI. How can I resolve this issue so I can use GNOME Extensions from https://...
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Cannot change the Ambiance theme in 17.10 with the Tweak tool

Installing the Tweak tool, solving the problem of installing and managing GNOME Shell extensions, and enabling shell theme, I still cannot change the Applications theme, while shell and icons can be ...