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Ubuntu 20.04: Titlebar buttons on the Left not working properly; titlebar disappears in Tweaks app

In Ubuntu 20.04, when I use the Tweaks app to change the titlebar buttons to the left (instead of the default right), the titlebar becomes greyed out (or rather black). It seems that placing the ...
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GNOME Shell crashing on enabling Extensons from GNOME Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. Everything is working fine except the Extensions. I tried enabling them using GNOME Tweaks Tool Tweak tools -> Extensions Sidebar -> Top right corner ...
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How to change the theme for root user? [duplicate]

Okay, I know that the themes for normal user (with normal privileges) are stored in home/user/.themes... But, I have also noticed that opening an application as root makes the app use a different (...
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how can i remove icons from the left panel? [duplicate]

I was trying to make ubuntu to look like mac but after some time bottom panel is automatically came over middle panel described in image.
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WARNING: Error loading desktopfile

I have googled around and can't find any specific info on this. When I run gnome-tweaks, I get the error: WARNING : Error loading desktopfile: /home/sam/.config/autostart/redshift-gtk.desktop I don'...
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I have installed new icons in my ubuntu 18 now I can't open many of my applications including gnome tweaks

I have installed new icons in my ubuntu 18 now I can't open many of my applications including gnome tweaks, this is the error: (gnome-tweaks:8688): Gtk-WARNING **: 21:34:24.347: Theme parsing error: ...
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GNOME Classic bottom bar transparency

So I am using the GNOME classic shell, I have been able to make the top bar transparent using the Dynamic Panel Transparency in gnome tweaks, but I hate that the bottom bar does not match and is still ...
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No 'Workspaces' section in GNOME Tweaks

I do not have any 'Workspaces' option in GNOME Tweaks on Ubuntu 18.04. As said in a lot of places, I have installed gnome-tweaks by sudo apt install gnome-tweaks But even there the 'Workspaces' ...
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GNOME Tweak Tool does not open anymore

I have used ubuntu 20.04 since the day it was published and everything worked nice, but recently (I did not notice exactly when) GNOME Tweak Tool cannot be launched. I tried to remove --purge and ...
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Title bar settings missing in GNOME Tweaks on Ubuntu 20.04

I tried to move my "close, minimise and maximise" to the right + add the macOS theme to it. However, I have not been able to find any settings for that. In GNOME Tweaks > Windows the settings to put ...
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Does Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa support the Compose-Key?

I tried everything I could find in the following links: How can I enable Compose key? https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ComposeKey https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ComposeKey However, I still could not get ...
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error during installation of gnome tweaks

I tried installing gnome tweaks i first sudo apt update and then this E: Unable to locate package gnome-tweaks sudo apt install gnome-tweaks; Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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application menu and places menu are not showing in ubuntu 18.04

I have recently dual booted Ubuntu. Realized sometime ago that there should be an application menu and places menu. I did all I could to solve the problem using gnome-tweaks. I also referred to this ...
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change colour of desktop icon name in gnome ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

I want to change icon name color from white to black. I have already tried theme settings through gnome tweaks. I am using Adwaita(default) for applications and icons. I have now changed the icons ...
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18.04 Dash to Dock random additional scaled dock appears on top of regular dock

In Ubuntu 18.04 w/ GNOME 3.28, I just tried the Dash to Dock extension and it works great, but sometimes an additional scaled dock screenshot appears on top of the regular dock, when I enter the app ...
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Gnome-tweaks not working

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and gnome-tweaks to make changes to my system. However, when I try to use it nothing changes in my system. I have tried rebooting my system and purging and reinstalling it, but ...
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Can't launch applications after uninstalling theme

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME environment. I'm not very experienced in Linux. I was just customizing my desktop by installing themes, icon packs, etc. using gnome tweaks tool. I was using a ...
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gnome-tweak-tools Titlebar Actions Middle-Click Toggle Maximize Vertically not working

On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The Toggle Maximize Vertically option of tweak-tools is not working (see screenshot). With this setting on, a middle click fully maximizes some apps, vertically maximizes others, ...
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gnome-tweak-tool not showing any options for customisation

As you can see that only two options are showing in the gnome tweak tool. All other options are hidden or not showing. This is happening in Ubuntu 19.10. However, everything is working fine on Linux ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 change keyboard language freeze

I have fresh installed Ubuntu 19.10. When I'm changing keyboard layout all system freezes a bit. I recorded video, that shows what is happening in journalctl while I'm changing language. Also I've ...
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why isn't mate-optimus applet showing?

Im using Ubuntu 19.10. and Nvidia driver 435. I tried installing the mate-optimus applet for easy use of Nvidia's offloading feature. I installed it by using sudo apt install mate-optimus. I got the ...
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Gnome-Tweak-Tool erronously deleted gnome-tweak-tool-lid-inhibitor from autostart

I wrongly deleted gnome-tweak-tool-lid-inhibitor from the autostart list of the GNOME Tweak Tool. How can I re-add it again? Maybe somebody can share the desktop file, which supposedly is created for ...
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How to change Ubuntu 18.04.03 LTS system fonts? [duplicate]

The procedure stated in this answer at the following link How to change Ubuntu 18.04 system fonts? doesn't work. In fact to me, in the gnome-tweak section regarding the 'Appeareance' where I'm going ...
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gnome-tweaks broken UI

I just upgraded from 18.04 to 19.04 to 19.10 and for a day it was seemingly fine. I removed wayland and using x11 now but today, for some reason, gnome-tweaks just bugged out. Tweaks opens up like ...
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How to change the button color in Yaru theme?

I want to change the color orange to something else of Close button in Yaru theme. How can it be done by editing the css file?
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Copied the Uniform icons to /usr/share/icons but the tweak tool did not reflect those icons

I extracted the Uniform set of icons to Downloads and from there I copied the that folder to /usr/share/icons using root privilege. How I did was- I opened the root folder using the command sudo ...
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disable All Windows stack in Ubuntu 19, want to see all by first click as the old version

The new Ubuntu 19 causes a complex step to open all current windows of an app like this: I want to see all windows of an app by the first click like this (Ubuntu 18)
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How do I move “Application menu” within the widows title bar on the left side while “minimize, maximize, close” buttons are placed on the right side?

I'm looking for a way to move the application menu in the window's title bar on the left side as it is illustrated on the next image. Optionally, I will be happy if there is some way to force such ...
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Autokey-GTK is missing a typing cursor when I use Dark Themes

I hoping that someone here can advise a work-around for this bug I'm experiencing in autokey-gtk. When I use a dark theme, the phrase editor is missing its typing cursor. I see no settings to adjust ...
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ubuntu 18.04 - Kb layout xkb-options are ignored after reboot

Using Tweaks to set keyboard layout works immediately. After reboot, although the settings I made are kept, Tweaks is ignored. I find some solutions on the Internet, but all are related to older ...
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Ubuntu 18. GNOME Tweaks. Shell themes aren't displayed correctly

Had a Ubuntu -> Manjaro (with KDE) -> Ubuntu reinstall, after which I installed gnome-tweaks. All went well, until I got to the shell themes topic, where I currently have problems. Any shell theme I ...
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GNOME Tweak tool: Error Loading Extension

I have a couple of GNOME extensions that are greyed out and have a yellow triangle next to them that says error loading extension. How do I fix this? I need the "Turn Off Pulseaudio" Extension to ...
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Entering keys doesn't work on 18.04 with gnome-tweaks

I have a Hungarian keyboard, here's the layout. I've just updated to 18.04 (from 16.04) and now I can't enter [AltGr]+[<key>] and [letter] or [AltGr]+[Shift]+[<key>] and [letter] ...
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Have been getting this error while installing couple of packages in ubuntu 18.04

sudo apt-get install -f gnome-tweak-tool Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done gnome-tweak-tool is already the newest version (3.28.1-1). The ...
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Stucking of replaced ctrl on Ubuntu on virtualbox

I using Ubuntu on VirtualBox (Host Windows10 Home 1903.) I have replace CapsLock to Ctrl only on Ubuntu. (not replace key on Windows10.) When I use vim I use Ctrl-[ (actually Caps-[ ) to back to ...
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I can't find the trash icon anymore

I use Ubuntu 19.04 and I can't find the trash icon anymore, not on the taskbar or the desktop. If I enable it in Tweaks the other icons disappear.
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First time booting up and other log ins look different

I have installed Ubuntu 19.04 (with GNOME) on my MSI GL62-7QF. By using GNOME Tweaks I managed to install Pop!_OS shell theme, while using the desktop everything works as intended, once I log out the ...
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Out of nothing I have these weird symbols instead of characters

Yesterday I turned my PC on and all system fonts look like this: Terminal looks normal. Any way to fix this from command line? Or do I need to go nuclear and re-install Ubuntu? I am using Ubuntu 18....
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GNOME Tweaks not recognizing icons pack

I found the icon pack I'm trying to select here: https://www.opendesktop.org/p/1012430. I extracted the folder and copied it to ~/themes. However, the icon pack is not listed in Icons menu. I tried ...
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How do I disable or hide this menu? [duplicate]

There is a menu on bottom left corner of my screen which shows a chrome icon in it. How do I disable it? I am running gnome shell 3.18.5 on ubuntu 16.04LTS.
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How to change the system font inter-letter spacing?

I set my system font to 'aakar medium' in gnome-tweaks. Now the letters in a word are a bit closer to each other. There's no bug reported for this issue. Is there anything I can do to change the ...
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GNOME Tweaks Causing Top Bar / Favorites to Change Color When Opening Brave, Firefox etc

After doing a clean install of Ubuntu LTS, I noticed that opening Firefox causes the top bar / favorites column to change colors. After closing Firefox, the favorites bar (Ubuntu Dock) won't revert ...
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18.04, gnome tweaks: change color of mouse pointer location

In gnome tweak tool you can select "Position of Pointer" to get a highlighted mouse pointer, if you press crtl. Currently, it only works with xorg (wayland support will be added in Gnome 3.34). ...
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Useless/broken options on Ubuntu Tweaks? (Ubuntu 19.04)

On the Ubuntu Tweaks application, there are two Extensions that I have no idea what they do. When I enable them, nothing seems to happen on my screen. Anyone knows how to use them or if they even work?...
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New window placement behavior different on 19.04

Before upgrading from 18.10, whenever I would open a new window, it would open exactly to the top left, flush with the screen edge, like so: This was preferable because it made the most of my screen ...
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GNOME Shell Extensions Disappear

"Extensions" should appear in the tool, but this function is simply not there. I would like to add the Dash to Dock but https://extensions.gnome.org/ does not find the shell installing even though the ...

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