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I applyed theme with tweaks but it only show in a root mode app

i faced strange thing after install ubuntu 22 when i apply theme using tweak it only show on root mode apps for example nautilus in root enter image description here
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Trying to tweak my sudo configuration

so I am trying to tweak my sudo configuration(sudo visudo -f /etc/sudo.conf) but unfortunately the following errors appeared ??? /etc/sudo.conf:16:22: syntax error Plugin sudoers_audit sudoers.so ...
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Can't find any custom themes with Gnome Tweak tool

enter image description hereI have installed the gnome tweak tool in order to customize my Gnome. I have downloaded some themes and extracted the files from the tar.xz to ~/.themes and I also tried ...
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Lock keys panel indicator for MATE Desktop. Num Lock indicator stays on

I have activated the Mate Tweak for "Enable Keyboard LED" which works for CapsLk but NumLk stays on all the time after first activation. Any suggestions for curing this annoyance would be ...
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How to click and launch an application in "background"?

I'm not sure I'm using the good words : I'd like my applications (Firefox, LibreOffice for instance) not to go foreground and capture the focus when I'm launching them (typically with a click on the ...
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Remove GNOME panel Ubuntu 20.04

I cannot remove GNOME panel so the background is always black. I want to close it but it's disabled. Do you know how to enable this? I use Alt + Space
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Black background on Ubuntu 20.04

After I 'reset to defaults' on tweak, my desktop background looks like this Do you know how to fix it?
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How to move the ribbon into the Top bar in ubuntu 20.04?

I would like the top bar to include the ribbon, which is File, Edit, View etc. Similar to Mac OS. Then it would also be best if I could move the 'time' to the right side instead of the middle. Any ...
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How can I make available same setting of Gnome-tweak tool for all other users in my system?

I'm able to configure windows 10 theme using Gnome-tweak tool for 1 user. But I need the same setup should reflect for all other user in the same system. Want to re-use the extensions, themes and ...
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Only default themes are listed in Gnome Tweaks

Linux noobie here, using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my laptop. I'm having issues installing custom themes (downloaded from Gnome-Look), in this case Application themes, using Gnome Tweaks. No matter what I ...
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How to optimize SSD in ubuntu 16.04?

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 on my SSD(Adata Su650 240GB). I wanted to know if there are any tweaks that are needed to be done for the SSD to work properly and increase its lifespan. Note:- During ...
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Unity's window size/position shortcuts on Gnome

I love and I'm so used to the ALT+Mouse to move a window and SHIFT+Mouse to resize evenly shortcuts that Unity has, but now I'm thinking on moving to Gnome and I am not able to find those gestures in ...
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Font looking Ugly after changing size and not recovering

I tried to change the size of my fonts. Now the font is looking ugly. I can't change to previous form. See how ugly it is looking! I am using KUBUNTU 18.10. What should I do?
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change Bangla font style systemwide

This is a screenshot of my bangla font in Akregator in KUBUNTU 18.04. I don't know which font family for bangla is being used in my system. This font is seems ugly and unreadable. I am using English(...
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How to configure PulseAudio for better sound quality?

I want to configure PulseAudio to get better sound quality because right now it's pretty bad. I saw a tutorial but I can't do it because I don't have so much knowledge of how linux works.
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Replace Teamviewer default icon to a monochrome one

Teamviewer now is a native Linux app, but the panel icon isn't integrated with the monochrome icons like i.e. Dropbox Is there a way to fix it? I searched on the Teamviewer forums but no luck. I'm on ...
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Cannot hide clock in 18.04 LTS

I've just upgraded my 16.04 LTS where time was not shown. But 18.04 LTS seems to force me to see a clock on the desktop. Tweaks options does not work either:
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Panel (top bar) date format not reflecting Language & Region Settings (Ubuntu 18.04 Minimal Installation)

The Language & Region Settings I configured for the UK, as follows: Yet the Panel shows the Date in format: 'Tue May 8' Is there a trick I'm missing? Also, I don't see anywhere to further ...
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change unity themes on command line

I want my Ubuntu 16.04 to automatically switch between bright and dark themes on a daily basis. Up to now I do it manually through the Unity Tweak Tool. How can I change the unity theme on the ...
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How do I install GNOME Tweak Tool in Kubuntu 17.10? [closed]

When I try to install gnome-tweak-tool with APT, it tells me gnome-tweak-tool is already the newest version, so what am I doing wrong?
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getting error for user-theme extension by executing commands

this are some commands to install user-theme extension. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme click this.this is ...
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Unity Tweak Tool missing themes

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Trying to change themes found only 4 they are Ambiance, Highcontrast, Paper and Radiance. Looking in usr/share/themes I have 20 titles. How to have Unity to see all of them. Thank ...
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What tweaks can be used to make Ubuntu run faster on a weak CPU?

Most tweaks pertain to low RAM systems or to making the system use the HDD less. In my system with a SSD and 8GB of RAM, the CPU (or SoC in the case of my Intel Celeron N3150) is the bottleneck. I ...
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Change Desktop's font family

I can change filename's colors with that css file. (gtk.css) But I can't set the font or bold property, it is still default font and bold. How can I change font familiy or font weight? Thanks! - ( ...
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I cant install ubuntu tweak on ubuntu 17.04 can anybody help me?

Every time i wanted to install ubuntu tweak on ubuntu 17.04, "Unable to locate package ubuntu-tweak" What should i do????
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How to resolve the errors that show up when trying to install Unity tweak tool?

When I try to install unity tweak tool with sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool the output is Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Error while installing Unity Tweak Tool through Terminal (Ubuntu 16.04)

When I enter sudo apt-get install unity tweak I get this message: ***Errors were encountered while processing: runit git-daemon-run E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)***
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Unity Tweak Tool not working properly [duplicate]

The whole Unity section and the system section (desktop icons won't appear on the desktop). It doesn't work. The window manager and appearance seem to be working, the launcher isn't showing up no ...
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How to disable all the resident apps and services I don't use?

Once I open the system monitor I can immediately notice a number of processes I am sure I make zero use of: avahi-daemon, evolution-addressbook-factory and 5 more evolution processes (taking 116 ...
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Themes not visible in Unity Tweak Tool

THIS is the theme I'd like to install. What I've done so far: Extracted Dark-Aurora folder from the archive. Copied that folder to ~/usr/share/themes. Created /home/[user-name]/.themes folder and ...
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Cannot Change Launcher Opacity Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed both Unity Tweak Tool and Compiz Config Settings Manager to try and make my launcher transparent in Ubuntu 16.04. Adjusting the launcher transparency in both of these programs had no ...
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Is there Windows 8 copy progress bar for Nautilus?

From very few things I miss from Windows, this is the one I miss most: Does anybody know if there is some tool / utility that gives Nautilus features like this (transfer graph & ability to pause ...
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Unable to install unity-webapps in ubuntu 16.04

I'm unable to install unity-webapps after upgrading to 16.04. All began as tweak unity was not launching. Now i'm unable to install it from synaptic package manager also as its indicating broken ...
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how to give each terminal tab its own title?

I see that there are ways to set the tabs title through the CLI, but how can I give each tab its own "title"? top pine git by default, gnome-terminal seems to show <user>@<host>:<path&...
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Tweaking inside a chroot environment

It's me again. I am creating an Ubuntu-based distribution by remastering 14.04's ISO (not with remastersys or any similar tool). I have all of my programs set up, including my default desktop ...
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How to tweak Ubuntu Software Center

Is it possible to change some styles inside of the Ubuntu Software Center application? For example, how can I change the rounded corners radius? Or how can I change the background color?
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Limiting curlftpfs/sshfs overhead in Nautilus, or any other file manager

I've automounted four FTP directories with curlftpfs and two SFTP directories with sshfs in my /etc/fstab on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. When I open the /mnt folder in which all directories are mounted, ...
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Ubuntu themes directory

I downloaded a few themes from various ppa's, and i don't like the button for closing, minimalizing etc. Are those themes stored in some kind of directory where i can edit their files? I'm using Unity ...
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Lubuntu with an Ubuntu desktop: system menu not visible 14.04

These are the steps I followed: install Lubuntu 14.04 install Ubuntu desktop 14.04 install ubuntu-tweak-tool install unity-tweak-tool (this did not work, it asked me to install missing packages) ...
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Hotcorners keep being disabled

It bugs me a lot that one of the best features of unity; hotcorners, are disabled by default. I use Unity Tweak Tool to activate hotcorners, with the upper left corner activating the workspace ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.01 - Unity Tweak Tool doesn't change theme and font settings

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.01 in a VirtualBox machine and Unity Tweak Tool works perfectly, everything. However, after installing Ubuntu in a spare drive (not a virtual machine), Unity Tweak Tool doesn't ...
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Speeding up boot time

I'm setting up a PC in the living room for Steam Big Picture (a "media center" version of Steam, which can also stream videogames from another computer on the local network). All the computer has to ...
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Removing desktop icons

In Ubuntu 14.04 Unity places Computer, Home and Trash icons on the desktop. I've tried using Unity-Tweak to remove them but they're still there. How can I remove them?
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Make Xubuntu 13.10 look like Mac OSX

I am trying to make my Xubuntu Saucy look like Mac OSX. Can anyone help me out?
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How do I change Unity launcher theme color?

I wanna change Unity launcher theme color in Ubuntu 14.04LTS, so I read this article. It says to use MyUnitiy but I cant find it in Software Center. Which repository should I add to install MyUnity?
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How to set borders around windows in 14.04?

Can someone advise me of how to add borders (wide borders) to Windows in Ubuntu version 14.04. In the past I have used "gnome-tweak-tool". However it doesn't work with version 14.04. All my windows ...
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Windows control buttons problem [duplicate]

I have tried to move windows control buttons using gconf-editor. It worked partially; Now when windows are not maximied X/Minimize/Maximize buttons are on the right side, but as soon as the windows ...
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How to customize system sounds

Yesterday I've found a web page containing all the iconic sounds/noises from all the star trek series/films. Being the nerd that I am, I thought it would be fun to change some of the system sounds ...
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Any tweaks after installing lubuntu?

I have recently installed lubuntu and want some software to make it run smoothly.Also, after i installed lubuntu, i saw no grub image (it seems bad without image) So, Please tell me how to set grub ...
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How to make Unity icons enlarge on mouse over as with Cairo Dock?

I have the Cairo dock installed and I love it. When I mouseover the icons, they enlarge, gain focus, etc. Is there a way to make the icons on the Unity sidebar behave in that same manner? I have ...
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