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How can I hide workspaces from application list in Ubuntu 22.04?

I just want to remove the red marked part from my app drawer. Is it possible to remove ?
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Opening appearance settings changes icon scheme back to default Yaru

Ubuntu 22.04 So I installed Papyrus icons through the terminal and set them as the icons through Tweaks. After I open the Appearance section in settings, the icons change back to normal. How do I ...
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Multiple (distinct) workspaces per monitor

Ubuntu 22.04 / Gnome 3 + tweaks. I am looking for a way, to have a "distinct group of workspaces per monitor", just like MacOS does (I think it's an incredible productivity increasing ...
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Gnome-Tweaks is missing the Application Dropdown

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I installed gnome-tweaks but I do not see the Application Options.
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Ubuntu 22.04 and switch between minimized windows

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 and the GNOME Tweaks. The issue is that I cannot seem to find the Switch between minimized windows option anymore. When I press Activities I would like not to see the ...
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Some Parts of Ubuntu Still in Light Mode After Switching to Dark Mode

I use Ubuntu 22.04 and installed Gnome Extensions to try to get a purple theme, which that mostly worked out. The problem now is, there are multiple things that are in light mode, such as the Calendar,...
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How to change the orange hot corner theme to green, if I don't want to use Yaru-olive?

I changed the GTK theme to Orchis-green-dark, I have an orange theme when pressing ctrl to find my pointer, or at this activities hot corner: And I want to make them green, like in Yaru-olive, but I ...
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Shell Theme Not Installing Through GNOME Tweaks

I want to install the Rounded-Rectangle-Purple theme for Ubuntu to match the wallpaper I want. However, every time I try to change the theme through GNOME Tweaks, a popup will say it successfully ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - keyboard indicator on toolbar doesn't change after pressing hotkey

I'm using gnome-tweaks-tool to set an alternative hotkey for changing keyboard layout (Ctrl+Shift). It works - layout changes, but keyboard indicator on top toolbar doesn't change after pressing ...
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GNOME Desktop: Shortcut to move window to "the next screen"

In the Unity desktop (e.g. Ubuntu 16.04) it is possible to create a shortcut (with a Unity tweaking tool) to move the selected window to "the next screen" (or "the other screen"). ...
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all icons have disappeared and nothing except firefox opens/visible on the screen, even terminal wont open/invisble

So I am new to linux/ubuntu and i just watched this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gx1hEQSOAyg) and installed this theme (purple) https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1661983/ So now tweaks wont open, ...
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can i enable themes on gnome-tweak-tool from cli?

I have this pretty simple set of instructions to restore my themes and icons in ubuntu: #enable themes on gnome-tweak-tool cd $current_dir mkdir -v ~/.{themes,icons} cp themes/using/*.zip ~/.themes ...
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Icon theme not showing up in GNOME Tweaks

I'm trying to add this icon theme but its not showing up in GNOME Tweak Tool. I have already added the extracted folder to /usr/share/icons. Please tell what should I do.
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Gnome tweaks keyboard layout switching blocks other keyboard shortcuts

I am using gnome-tweaks to switch keyboard layout with left Ctrl+Shift. When I try to use those keys for other shortcuts anywhere (Ctrl+Shift+S to save all or Ctrl+Shift+P in VSCode) what happens is ...
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Disabling middle-click paste doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and I cannot disable the middle-click paste feature for some reason. I've tried it both through the GNOME Tweaks tool and the command line, but to no avail, it just simply doesn'...
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I cannot log in

I've been using Ubuntu for a few weeks and today I modified/tweaked it. I restarted my laptop and now I cannot log in. I try to log in but it takes me back to the log in screen. I don't want to lose ...
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Gnome Tweaks Appearance section layout is messed up

I have no clue how but the Appearance section layout is messed up! The dropdown boxes' width is stretched and it's causing the Gnome Tweaks left panel to disappear if I decrease the width of the ...
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Gnome Tweaks- Extensions fails to open

The Tweaks app opens with no problems to me, but when it comes to opening the Extensions app, the app instantly crashes, Ubuntu doesnt even prompt me to report a crash and etc. Restarting the GNOME ...
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Warning symbol on the Shell line in Tweaks

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Gnome 3.36.8 as shown in About in the Settings program. But Appearance in the Tweaks program, the Shell line shows a warning symbol (⚠) and the shell information is ...
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Move Workspaces Overview to Top in GNOME (like MacOS)

I'm wondering if there's a way to move the Workspaces Overview (GNOME) to the top, like in MacOS. If you don't know what I mean by "workspaces overview," I'm talking about when you go into ...
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GNOME Tweaks > Window Titlebars Settings Don't Work

If I go into GNOME Tweaks > Window Titlebars and change anything in the "Titlebar Buttons" section, nothng works. What I am particularly aiming to do is make the buttons go to the left ...
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Make the caps-lock shift-lock and remove it's delay

I found a way to remove the delay on the caps-lock: https://github.com/HexValid/Linux-CapsLock-Delay-Fixer I also found a way to add shift-lock to caps-lock with gnome-tweaks: gnome-tweaks shift lock ...
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can't set window title font with gnome-tweaks in Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to adjust window title font in Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome tweaks. But it seems I can't make the adjustment into effect. Here is the system info:
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User themes is not showing up in extensions menu in Tweaks

My Ubuntu version is 20.04 and I installed tweaks through terminal, then in order to use shell i tried searching for user themes in extensions but unfortunately I am unable to find anything except ...
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Downloaded Icons not showing in the tweaks in Ubuntu 21.10

hi guys I have installed many icons from gnome-look.org/p/1080230 to try on my ubuntu 21.10 but none of them is showing in the gnome-tweak. it shows only the pre-installed icons and there is no option ...
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Desktop wallpaper goes black while setting a wallpaper slide show

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.Sometimes when I set a wallpaper slideshow using Shotwell the screen goes totally black and even if that isn't the case the wallpapers do not change on the time they were ...
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Help! Trying to install gnome tweaks for the first time [closed]

I'm trying to install gnome tweaks on pop_os with the command: sudo apt install gnome-tweaks after running the command I stumbled with this prompt: Waiting for cache lock: Could not get lock /var/lib/...
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Desktop files and folders are gone after log out

I have recently updated from 18.04 to 20.04. I have been playing around with gnome-tweak to tweak some settings and have been rebooting or logout/login a few times. After this one time, all my desktop ...
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Gnome tweaks icons won't change (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS)

When I change my icons using Gnome tweaks nothing changes, even with icons already shown in the drop down. I have installed icons using the pling website as well as manually extracting the icons packs ...
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Gnome tweaks extension tab missing

I installed gnome tweaks with sudo apt install gnome-tweaks Then it doesnt show the extensions tab. I reinstalled it but no use I watched numerous YouTube tutorial so see wether it's a mistake in ...
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Can't install gnome-tweaks on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS fresh install - Unmet dependency issue

I've been trying to install gnome-tweaks on a fresh Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS install but to no avail. Running sudo apt install gnome-tweaks gives the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Launching new apps splits screen space by half automatically. How to disable this?

Whenever I open/launch new apps , the existing app moves to one side of screen , kind of like splits the screen space by half automatically (in the same monitor and same workspace) . I want the newly ...
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Appearance theme is only changing the color of applications

I have the mojave gtk themes and whenever I use any of them, they change the color but not anything else with the apps. It also only shows the close tab button on the upper right corner. Was there ...
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Why aren't my themes showing up in Ubuntu 20.04 Tweaks?

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. I have not upgraded from a previous LTS version, it's a completely fresh install. I downloaded dconf and all its extensions, and in Tweaks, my user theme ...
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How to change terminal's theme?

I tried to change default Konsole/Terminal theme, I downloaded one from pling.com, and then i used tweaks to set it The thing is that my terminal still has the default theme, even after restarting my ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 gnome tweaks not working with python 3.9

I recently upgraded my default python version from 2.7 to 3.9. I updated and upgraded, everything working fine except the gnome-tweak is not working or not apprearing. Any kind of information would be ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Gnome Tweaks - Installed shell themes aren't showing in drop down list

I am following Linux Scoop's tutorial on installing the Orchis theme and I was able to install and choose the themes for Applications, Cursor and Icons but I am not able to choose "Orchis" ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Yaru theme icons messed up in toolbar and apps

After battling errors due to pango, I finally able to log in to my machine however my top toolbar icons, apps icons, and some settings icons are missing / a mess. Here are some errors : Top toolbar, ...
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Laptop screen switches to second monitor when closing lid

I encountered this problem when i was using gnome tweaks. I changed the setting for laptop to suspend when lid is closed to off but after i turned on that again it wouldn't suspend it would just ...
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Problem installing gnome-tweak-tool - Ubuntu 20.04

After the last gnome-shell update, the gnome-tweak-tool package was removed. When I try to install using the appitute command, the system says that I have unmet dependencies. However, I cannot fall ...
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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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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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