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cannot change theme of modelio - GTK_THEME variable doesn't work

I use Ubuntu 18.04 and have set my default application theme to adwaita-dark. however Modelio looks awful in this otherwise wondeerful theme - for instance doesn't show a lot of things - as you can ...
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Failed to install gnome-tweak-tool in ubuntu 21.04 just installed

After installing ubuntu 21.04 and update all packages I tried to install gnome-tweak-tool and I get a error because of dependencies. smaceda@molexps15:~$ sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool [sudo] ...
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Problem with windows title bar and activity bar

I'm new to Linux. I'm using ubuntu 20.04. As you can see in the following picture I customize the dock and move it to the bottom. But the problem is, the windows title bar on top and the software ...
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Gnome Tweaks icons and cursor doesn't change

I installed a cute icon for my pc, but when I put the new icon/cursor it doesn't change. All the options looks like feature ubuntu design. (My version of Ubuntu is 18.04) My gnome tweaks I applied alt+...
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argos gnome extension not updating top bar automatically

Argos is a handy tool that put output into the Gnome Top Bar. My problem is I have to re-save the file in ~/.config/argos to get it to update anything in the Top Bar. Am I missing something? my argos ....
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GNOME customizations with dconf-editor and potential breakages in future updates

If i will edit some GNOME settings with dconf-editor for example in Ubuntu 21.04, will things break for example if i'll update to Ubuntu 21.10/22.04 in the future?
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How does Nautilus read configuration for font?

When I use the default Gnome DE I can easily change the font of the interface and the changes are reflected in the Nautilus. However, when I use bspwm the Nautilus is using different font. It is a bit ...
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Title bar buttons (close, minimize, maximize) apper in system status on top bar Ubuntu 20.04, Gnome 3.36.8

I have been getting this Although I have installed both dconf-editor and gnome tweaks, I try to use dconf-editor only for features not present in gnome tweaks. I used gnome-tweaks to make sure the ...
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Help Me remove this EASTER EGG ubuntu 20.10

so here is what i did (ubuntu x64 20.10) sudo apt install gnome-shell-extensions-* and then also removed them(#instant-regret) sudo apt remove gnome-shell-extensions-* #here i actually was curious ...
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Titlebar Min/Max/Close Buttons Stuck in Taskbar

Sometime recently the min/max/close buttons for applications started appearing the taskbar, to the right of my clock. I didn't enforce this setting this deliberately, and I think it started happening ...
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Can't disable Ubuntu Dock

This is driving me crazy. I have disabled the Ubuntu Dock extension and even tried to uninstall it but the Dock is still there! And there is no other Dock extension installed. How do I get rid of it? ...
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Wifi, Lockscreen, Volume icon not visible in ubuntu 20.04

After installing Gnome extension like dash to dock and some themes and icons from gnome. ubuntu wifi icon, lock screen, logout icon, user icon, Bluetooth icon disappeared from the top bar as well as ...
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Ubuntu menu scrolling problem

So I recently downloaded Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS and have it installed on VirtualBox. I however have been struggling with the issue of my icon menu not wanting to scroll. It's stuck on the first page and ...
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Download gnome version of gnome tweaks rather than xfce version

I'm runnng Kubuntu 18.04. I tried to install gnome-tweaks after adding universe to my repositories, but I got the XFCE version rather than the gnome version. It sort of works, but among the problems ...
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Unable to install gnome-tweaks, you have held broken packages [duplicate]

When I type on the terminal: sudo apt install gnome-tweaks I get an error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gnome-tweaks : Depends: gnome-shell-extension-prefs but it is not going to ...
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Opening new application windows in foreground, as usual?

Ubuntu 20.04. Until recently I had following behaviour: press Ctrl+Alt+T -> new window with Gnome Terminal appears, gets focus, I can directly start typing commands... Since recently this ...
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Can a computer have two sets of “tweaks”?

My computer is running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and I've downloaded Gnome Tweaks and "tweaked" my desktop. Can I add any other tweaks, if so which/what? For example can I download Unity tweaks as ...
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Cannot Install GNOME Tweaks on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I can't find the "GNOME Tweaks" app/tool using Ubuntu 20.04 Software app. I can't install GNOME Tweaks using terminal Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Ubuntu Icons Disappeared

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.5, I have installed several themes and later on I decided that I don't need some of them. I have deleted their folders usr/shared/icons & usr/shared/theme folder and ...
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Gnome theme rejects Dark Theme selections, shows dark version but quickly switches back to light theme version on selection

Fresh install with Gnome, got the themes how I wanted them (dark) then suspended the system and woke it back up to find that it was no longer in the dark variant of whatever theme I had selected, and ...
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How to use Caps Lock as ctrl automatically?

I used to be able to use my caps lock key as a ctrl using Gnome Tweaks but, despite it being set in Tweaks it is not working anymore. For the past 2 months I've had to periodically open up a non-tmux ...
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Toggle swap of alt and win keys with command line

I know I can swap alt and win keys using the gnome-tweak-tool. However, I have to do this often, because I move between keyboards frequently, so it would be nice to have a script solution. There is a ...
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Gnome tweaks reset after lock screen

I am altering the keyboard configuration in Ubuntu 20.10 via gnome-tweaks and then, in Keyboard and Mouse/Additional Layout Options I set Alt/Win key behavior to "ctrl is mapped to Win and the ...
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20.10 Ubuntu with kde-full -> Overlay of themes in titlebar

Good evening. I've installed Ubuntu 20.10 with kde-full. But my citrix VDA experience with kde was not good, i've switched back to Gnome. But I like the breeze theme much. I'd like to ask if someone ...
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20.04 - Map right Alt key as Menu key

Ubuntu 20.04.1, Gnome 3.36.3, XOrg 7.7, fresh install on an HP laptop computer (17-by1xxx). This laptop keyboard does not have a Menu key (ie. a key that activates a context menu in an application - ...
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VLC just plays audio for H.264 and VP8 videos though all necessary codecs are properly installed

Videos that are encoded with H.264 or VP8 codecs (possibly others too), regardless of the container (MKV, MP4, WEBM, etc), will only play audio in VLC, at least in Ubuntu 20.04. Interestingly, GNOME ...
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Gnome tweaks keyboard layout issue [20.04]

I am using gnome-tweak-tools to set the way of switching keyboard layout to Ctrl+Shift. After some random time, even without rebooting, it stops working, even though in gnome tweaks the option is ...
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Swapping Control and Caps Lock on Dell XPS on 20.04 - used to work with gnome-tweaks

With 18.04, I could use gnome-tweaks to swap Control and Caps-Lock keys and it persisted beyond suspend/resume and reboots. Now, in 20.04 it does not persist. Even suspend wipes it out. Most of ...
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Will the more gnome extensions and more cursors and themes i use make my computer slower?

I know this is a lame question and I hope you understand, so recently I have been having fun with gnome-shell and everything and I have been messing around with themes and I wanted to know if it makes ...
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Remapping Caps Lock behavior does not persist [duplicate]

I use Gnome Tweaks Tool 3.34.0 (and GNOME Shell 3.36.4) and under "Keyboard & Mouse" I change via "Additional Layout Options" the "Caps Lock Behavior" to be swapped ...
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Casp to Escape mapping gets reverted behind the scenes

On 20.04 LTS, pretty vanilla setup, I've successfully managed to remap caps to escape using gnome-tweaks... except it doesn't stick. Something unknown to me reverses the setting after a few hours or ...
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Gnome extensions doesn't save

my computer's desktop icons disappeared and i used gnome tweaks tool to enable it back, but when i restart it it is turned off, any help? Here is my neofetch: OS: Ubuntu 20.10 x86_64 Host: Swift SF114-...
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Make “Additional [keyboard] layout options” in Gnome Tweaks apply to specific keyboard

I'm using Gnome Tweaks "additional layout options" to customise the placement of my modifier keys so that they're usable for my keyboard layout. I would like my left Win and left Ctrl to ...
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How can I make gnome-tweaks changes apply to a newly plugged in USB keyboard without going through the GUI?

I use gnome-tweaks to turn my Caps Lock into a Control Key. This works normally, but not when I plug in a new external keyboard. I can make it work by: Opening gnome-tweaks Getting to the right place ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 loses tweaked settings after plugging in docking station

I have some keyboard settings changed through the Gnome Tweak Tool, such as Ctrl on CapsLock, and change layout on R Alt. But I'm experiencing problems with that settings when plugging in my laptop to ...
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ubuntu doesn't remember the gnome-tweaks keyboard layout switching configuration

I've set Ubuntu to use CapsLock to change keyboard layout using gnome-teaks. This works fine, but every time I shut down the computer I have to configure this again. In gnome-tweaks the checkbox is ...
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Gnome Tweaks settings not sticking

I use gnome tweaks to switch my left CTRL and ALT keys. This has been working fine since 18.4, and I had no issues since upgrading to 20.4 until today... When I open the settings I can see the ...
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E: Unable to locate package gnome-tweaks [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time and have no experience with linux. buntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt install gnome-tweaks Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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sudo apt install gnome-tweaks fails because of libc6

I am trying to install gnome-tweaks but the installation is failing. I run the following command in the terminal: sudo apt install gnome-tweaks Then, I am getting the following error: Reading package ...
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Tweaktool Keyboard “Additional Layout Options” not working

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.1 with Gnome. I am seeing new behavior which seems to have been introduced within the past couple of weeks. I have a couple custom keyboard settings configured in Tweaktool &...
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How do I disable two half-screen windows from resizing left-right together?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.5 I commonly snap two windows to the edges so that they both take up half a screen. Then I will take one of those windows and make it a little bigger, so that it overlaps the ...
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How do I install global Gnome Shell Extensions in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I'm attempting to install extensions that will be readily available for new users on the same machine. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Desktop Environment, Gnome-Tweaks tool, and I have enabled shell ...
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ERROR: Extension LogOutButton@kyle.aims.ac.za: TypeError: System._createActionButton is not a function

I am using Ubuntu-20.04 LTS where I observed Logout button missing from 'Action Tray' on right top corner. Then I googled to find out that, I should install 'gnome-shell-extension-log-out-button' ...
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Gnome logs in with display scaling problem

I have a problem where after log in some elements of the Gnome interface appear very large, while the applications still render at the correct size. Going into Gnome Tweaks, Fonts, Scaling and ...
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Load Gnome Tweaks settings on login or reset [duplicate]

I have a 4K monitor, and use (Gnome) Tweaks in Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 to set interface font scaling to 1.80. Sometime during the spring/summer months of 2020 Gnome Desktop (using X11 v3.36.3) started ...
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Ubuntu activity screen bugged (workspaces to dock issue?)

So this is a very odd problem that just only recently started and I have no idea why, but basically when I now have workspaces to dock extension enabled, the activity screen is bugged and does not ...
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How to Make System Settings Lists Alphabetical

When I open up System Settings in Ubuntu 20.04 the settings are not listed alphabetically. They are listed in this exact order: System Settings WiFi Network Bluetooth Background Appearance Search ...
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Hello this is my first question, How to remove mouse lag from Ubuntu 20.04 using Xubuntu?

There is considerable lag on the mouse, so much that it renders it unacceptable for daily use. -- I've downloaded gnome tweaks and set up the mouse to flat acceleration however it's still not solving ...
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Keyboard layout shortcut interferes with Firefox shortcut [duplicate]

I am multi-lingual, and I use several keyboard language layouts. I am used to using Ctrl+Shift in Windows to changue input language, so I want the same for my Linux. Default Alt+Spacebar is very ...
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change ctrrl+a keyboard shortcut (select all)

I want "super+a" to select all text in whatever text field I'm in. In other words, change the "ctrl-a" shortcut to be super+a. Here's why: in gnome tweaks: I love the "emacs ...

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