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Update Gnome2 Key Storage password from antique harmonised login & LUKS one

Edited; hopefully to make more clear. An old login password (twice since replaced) still seems to be the Gnome2 Key Storage password. Upon changing my (sole admin/user) login password (using System ...
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recover key in gnome2 key storage [duplicate]

I do not remember the key to be able to enter and make changes in the software configuration and update and accept new programs in Ubuntu, enter the folder Gnome2, in passwords and I can not delete ...
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16.04, cinnamon, logging in to background only

Team moved to a new floor; system power was removed while I was at lunch (ugh). Powered on at new location, logged in, and... the desktop environment stated failed to start session "cinnamon". I have ...
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Remove user's ability to disable lockscreen in Gnome 2

How do I remove the "Lock" on/off toggle from Gnome 2's Brightness and Lock screen under System Settings? I need to remove our staff's ability to disable their lock screen by using the toggle. In the ...
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Error in gnome2 ip messenger start in ubuntu 14.04

After installation of gnome2 ip messenger in ubuntu 14.04 At the time of start I get following error. Error information file name:ipmsg.c Function create_lock_file line 157 Error Messege tmp/g2ipmsg....
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Imported OpenSSH keys are saved in Gnome2 keyring, not OpenSSH

I have run into a frustrating issue, that I am sure will be a snap to solve. When importing an openssh key via the "Passwords & Keys" (seahorse) program, it simply places it within the "Gnome2 ...
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How to install xfce4-xfapplet-plugin on 14.04?

I would like to add GNOME2 applets to an XFCE panel. According to this, I should install xfce4-xfapplet-plugin. I can't do sudo apt-get install xfce4-xfapplet-plugin because xfce4-xfapplet-plugin is ...
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How do I get the good ol' timezone world map back?

This is the biggest thing I miss from Gnome 2 – the world map with daylight and location markers of favourite cities, followed by a list of timezones with weather status! Shame on whoever thought it ...
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How do I restore Ubuntu's default interface?

When I downloaded and install nvidia drivers, both the top bar and bottom bar disappeared. When I removed them, some applications worked, but the bars are still missing and fancy shortcuts such as alt+...
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Replacement of Alt-F2 (Gnome2) in recent KDE

I am currently on Ubuntu 10.10 and use Alt+F2 quiet a lot. I can enter commands I can enter paths ... and I have autocompletion for example to open /home/myuser I can type /ho/my I will upgrade to ...
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Remember gnome-terminal position across multiple desktop after reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to pin programs to specific workspaces, without CCSM? I work with several virtual desktop (Gnome desktop) and several terminal with several tab in each terminal....
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Custom local menu in GNOME 2

[USER@LAPTOP ~] dpkg -l | grep -i gnome-desktop ii gnome-desktop-data 1:2.30.2-0ubuntu1 Common files for GNOME desktop apps ii ...
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how to install gnome2 on lubuntu11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? Now i am running lubuntu11.10, which is based on lxde, i want to install gnome2 on lubuntu, iow, i want to have both gnome2 and lxde on it. i ...
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Uninstalling Gnome 3 and reverting back to Gnome 2?

Is it possible to completely purge anything Gnome3 and completely revert to gnome 2 with the panel and stuff. I do not want to get suggestions on how to get to the classic session, I want to know how ...
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How to add a launcher to a program/script inside my home dir?

I'm still using Gnome 2, and I want to add a launcher to gnome-panel that will run: ~/bin/foobar.sh. However, when I tried that, it gives me: Failed to execute child process "~/bin/foobar.sh" (No ...
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Unity-2D is slow on my computer

I have an old computer which works nicely with Gnome-2 (10.04 LTS). I swapped out the hard drive and installed 11.10 for testing purposes getting ready for 12.04 LTS but Unity-2D is painfully slow, ...
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file:// protocol connected with wrong program

I have the problem that when I open some programs/documents in Gnome, the wrong application is launched to open these. I think I already narrowed the problem, that everything that is called with file:...
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The keyboard sometimes doesn't work

I just installed Oneiric. The problem that I have with the unity desktop is that it's slow, and sometimes the keyboard just stops working while the mouse moves and I can click. At the same time I can ...
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Unity equivalent to the Gnome 2 system monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity? I'm using gnome 2 right now and looking to switch to unity, but one thing that I really miss is the old ...
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Getting the banshee-extension-soundmenu in 10.04?

I've tried to install banshee-extension-soundmenu which isn't available in my 10.04 repos, so I did some research but couldn't find a repo that offers it for my Ubuntu version. How can I install it ...
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Is Gnome2.x going to be completely obsolete from all Linux distro?

I don't quite like Gnome3, or maybe it's just Unity (for the moment)? Was wondering if all Linux distro is going to eventually adapt and move to Gnome3 and have similar interface? I know there is ...
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Firefox global application menu in Classic Desktop? [closed]

I am using Natty without unity, but I am a fan of the global menu applet. Unfortunately, it does not work for Firefox 5 (and other programs that draw them themselves). How can I activate the special ...
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How to install Gnome2 on Xubuntu?

How to install Gnome2 on xubuntu 11.04 ?
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Compile gedit 3 to use on Gnome 2

I'm on Gnome 2.32.1 (Ubuntu 11.04), and I would like to use gedit 3 on my current desktop environment. To achieve this, I think I could compile gedit 3 and its dependent libraries with a custom ...
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Will upgrading to 11.04 destroy my current desktop settings?

I've had problems the last few upgrades. Things have been added to Ubuntu that I don't particularly care for. Window buttons have moved, Indicator Applets have sprung up, menu icons have vanished and ...
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How will the gnome2 notification area removal affect apps on Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indicator applet-less applications? If I understood it correctly the plan is to remove the notification area from the gnome2 applet, blocking notifications from all apps ...