Questions tagged [ubuntu-gnome]

Only for Ubuntu 17.04 or older releases. Ubuntu GNOME was an official Ubuntu flavor that provides a GNOME desktop environment based on the Ubuntu distribution.

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Graphical Login-Screen disappeared after removing XFCE4

I have tried to get rid of XFCE4 as my desktop was becoming really slow , I managed to remove it but now I don't have a graphical interface at the login screen, the issue is not really important since ...
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can the ubuntu gnome 40 dash be resized

i did upgrade my Ubuntu to the newest version 21.04 for a while now and added to it the gnome 40, for a week now i was and still trying to resize the dash icons so it can have more apps icons on it. ...
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Problem with “tracker-miner-fs” (Ubuntu 20.10)

tracker-miner-fs takes a heavy CPU load. I understand what it does, and I want to keep it there. I wanted to know if there is a way to make the process shorter by running the process on 8 CPU cores ...
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Customize the notification center appearance

I try to make an ubuntu respin (ubuntu 20.04) and everything works fine except one thing : I don't like the "arrowy" look of the notification center. Here's what I'm talking about : I ...
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Dependencies Ubuntu 20.4 (gnome3.37)

[please help, I don't know what to do with the dependencies][1] [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/5RpPp.png
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Intel Iris Xe, laggy performance in 20.04 LTS, and also in 21.04

I am using a new Thinkpad X1 Titanium Yoga with an integrated Intel Iris Xe and an i5 processor (11th Gen, 1140G7). I've tried Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and 21.04 without further changes, and currently use Pop!...
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Stop X window manger

I have standard Ubuntu 20.04 installation with default desktop manager. I would like to stop X windows. What command I should run in order to achieve that?
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Not able to use workspaces in ubuntu 20.04. Toogle workspace gnome extention is showing error can anyone help me?

My workspaces are not working, toogle work space gnome extension is also showing error please refer the screen shot attached
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Ubuntu desktop keeps “resetting” and putting my cursor in lower-right of the screen

Every now and then when I click or add a new window, the entire screen freezes, it turns purple, and then the windows reappear again. I recorded it here Started when I was playing Minecraft and the ...
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How does Linux deal with depreciation? What does depreciation mean to Linux? [closed]

What is the term depreciation and what does it mean to Linux?
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Ubuntu 20.04: Dock/Dash/Sidebar Applications Icon Disappeared

New to Ubuntu desktop so forgive me if I don't use right terminologies. I am not sure what the standard name for Dock/Dash/Sidebar/Favorites Bar is, so I will just call it "Sidebar". While ...
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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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Can't copy files from host ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS 64-bit to guest ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS 64-bit and vice versa. Why and how to fix it?

I am using VMware workstation 15.5.1 and I was trying to copy some files from my host (ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS 64-bit) to my guest (ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS 64-bit) machine but I was not able to do it. Then ...
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Unable to get into the GUI after installing a NVIDIA driver via apt - still can't get in after the driver uninstalled [duplicate]

My laptop has an Intel and a NVIDIA video card, when I installed I chose to use a NVIDIA close-sourced driver, and it works. Today, after I installed nvidia-driver-390 with apt, I can not get in the ...
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No wifi adapters found on ubuntu (dual boot with windows10)

I am stuck on this problem from last 3 days. I installed ubuntu 20 on my windows 10 with dual boot. Everything went well except the wifi is not working. After using ubuntu my wifi led turns red in ...
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Display Ubuntu entirely using CPU

I have a laptop that is currently running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and the display keeps flickering. I’m trying to narrow down the problem to see if the problem is with the laptop’s display itself or the ...
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How can I lock a specific application in Ubuntu 20.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.10 (Wayland) and I'm looking for an app locker. I search google but nothing good came up. Tell me if you know any good app locker like "Smart-X AppLocker for windows".
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20.04 No way to access the internet

I have upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 from the Ubuntu software updater. When I restarted, 20.04 said there is no wifi or Bluetooth adapter. This was a common problem on 18.04, which used to be sorted on ...
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Different boot experience after cloning SSD

I use to have Ubuntu installed on a 64gb SSD... But then it needed more capacity. So I cloned the SSD into one with 128gb capacity using the "Disks" application on Ubuntu (that comes pre-...
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Faulty maximization state of a Firefox window at startup

Once in a while after a restart Firefox starts in this faulty state when half of the window is black and the buttons respond only after hovering the mouse to the top of the black area rather than on ...
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sudo systemctl hibernate shows error 'Failed to hibernate system via logind: Not enough swap space for hibernation'

I found so many others asking very similar questions to this. But I tried almost all of the solutions but it doesn't seem to be working for me. When I enter sudo systemctl hibernate it gives me this ...
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Gmail/Evolution “marked as deleted” go to archive folder (All mail)

When I click on the "mark the selected messages for deletion" icon, sometimes the email doesn't go to the trash. It goes to the "All Mails" folder in Gmail which is an archive ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - how to change the transparency of the background under the Gnome modal?

The summary of the essence of the issue is brief: how to increase the transparency of the background or completely remove the transparent background under the modal here: Explaining the essence of ...
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handcrafted MATLAB desktop shortcut (/usr/share/applications/matlab.desktop) broken

In short: My desktop shortcut for MATLAB fails. It is very likely not a problem with MATLAB but how I made the .desktop file. How can I fix that, what did I do wrong? Here's the full story: I ...
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Internal Microphone and External Speaker Not Works Together

EDIT 13.01.2020 19:01 I almost solved the problem. That was quite obvious actually. Because i'm using external speakers. Hence it is plugged in (3.5mm jack) mic&audio port always. And system ...
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Display GNOME interface on Ubuntu on Windows 10

How can I get GNOME's interface to display on Ubuntu 20.04 (Bash running) on Windows 10? GNOME is installed. Xming is also installed. I even tried Oracle VirualBox. Nothing.
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'Show Applications' button getting stuck every time Ubuntu startup

I'm newbie on Ubuntu OS. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my PC, everything work fine except Show Applications button. When I startup Ubuntu, logged in to desktop, and click on Show Applications button,...
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Gnome freezes at app drawer while sometimes dragging apps

This is for Ubuntu 20.04, dual booted with Windows10, on a Lenovo IdeaPad 110-15ISK-i3-4gb ram. Sometimes, while dragging apps in and out of grouped folders causes the GUI to hung up. I have checked ...
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Weird UI/Theme on Ubuntu 20.04 after upgrading from 18.04

I got this weird UI in Ubuntu after upgrading from 18.04. After running into an issue with a login loop I somehow managed to upgrade the distribution but got stuck with this UI/theme. Output of ls /...
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desktop shortcut does not update when using a link to .desktop file

I created a desktop shortcut (shortcut.desktop exists in ~/Desktop). If I edit shortcut.desktop and save the changes are immediately reflected in the shortcut. If I instead save shortcut.desktop to ...
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Gnome is not working properly after removing the kde-plasma-desktop [closed]

Here is a little background what I did so far. I had a flawless gnome3 working but I wanted to give a try to plasma 5 desktop environment, so I installed it. Damn! it was my horrible mistake. After a ...
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gnome desktop not working after a new Ubuntu 20.04 and Brave install

I have to install Ubuntu again, and to my surprise, the gnome extension is not working. I keep getting this message: Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is ...
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How to remove dev dependencies installed during building from source?

I am new to contributing to open source and tried to build some gnome applications from source to start with. Gnome uses meson for building and when I tried to build using meson I got error saying ...
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Choppy slow animation when opening Show Applications (launcher) on Ubuntu 20.04 on VMware VM

I have updated my Ubuntu VMware vm from 18.04 to 20.04 yesterday and everything is working fine, except the animation for the launcher, which is really choppy. If I turn on Zoom in universal access ...
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Ubuntu is not loading any desktop environment

I had installed xfce DE in ubuntu 20.04.1 lts. While installing, I had selected lightdm as my default DE. After a week I have uninstalled xfce DE, Then I have not faced any problem. But after power ...
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Temporarily disable startup apps on login

How temporarily disable startup applications per a particular session at login in Ubuntu/Gnome? Looking for the feature similar to Windows login when Shift key pressed until desktop starts.
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How to install Nautilus 3.26 in Ubuntu 20.04 and get updates in unity?

I recently (manually) upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 and I'm not liking this new Nautilus 3.28 at all. I can't decrease the desktop font size from gsetting set org.gnome.nautilus.dekstop Besides ...
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Installation of IBM ILOG cplex12.10 on VirtualBox

I am trying to install the Free Academic version of the software ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio v12.10 on Ubuntu 20.10. When I execute the file I get Preparing to install WARNING: /tmp does not have ...
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Pulseaudio doesn't work

I have installed pulseaudio with all required plug-ins I have enabled Equalizer and have made changes, but when I play music I could see no difference pulseaudio turned on or off
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Dock and top bar blinking/flashing at fullscreen

The dock is flashing (opening and closing) when I have smart hide mode enabled (Dash to Dock extension). The same phenomenon occurs when I use the "Hide Top Bar" extension with hidden mode ...
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User not showed in login

A few days ago I tried to customize the gnome terminal and in trying to return to the default configuration I touched something too much. At boot Ubuntu 20.04 forces me to create a new user as if it ...
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Incomprehensible output using passwd distractedly

With little attention, after doing operations as root on an ext HDD, instead of using the correct command to disable root, I used this syntax sudo -l passwd I got this output /usr/bin/passwd I know ...
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Os update error

I am using ubuntu 20.10when I am trying to update through software center it gives this error Unable to update "OS Updates": GDBus.Error.org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedError.Quark._pk_2dengine_2derr ...
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“Show Applications” empty after upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04.1

I just upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04.1. It went mostly smoothly, except the "show applications" button on the dock pulls loads an empty window with no applications. And the Ubuntu ...
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How to properly configure xstartup file for TightVNC with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS GNOME environment

I'm trying to configure Gnome-Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I'm able to view the desktop with Real VNC Viewer, Apple VNC Screen Share and other VNC viewers, I can run my applications, the desktop ...
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Folder on Desktop is not opening by default way. in Ubuntu 20.04LTS

I had latest update of Ubuntu 20.04LTS. All of my desktop folder is opening by VS Code by default(others are opening its way). In folder property there are no any option to change its default opening. ...
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How can I force all applications to use Nemo's file selection dialog instead of Nautilus's one?

A similar question has been already asked on this site. Here is the link: How can I make all applications use Nemo's file selection dialog instead of Nautilus? Anyway, this has been posted in 2014....
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apt-get remove geoclue-2.0 made Gnome desktop with all its dependencies gone

Tried to remove some packages, instead deleted some important files. Did the following ** sudo apt-get autoremove --purge redshift Sudo apt-get remove geoclue-2.0 ** Not able to add images from phone,...
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Ubuntu 20.04 lagging system

I've just done an upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude 7370. The UI and all applications are lagging/freezing for 2-3 seconds every 5-10 seconds. I had no such issues with 18....
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Show title bar for google chrome in Ubuntu 20.04

I noticed in Ubuntu 20.04.1 there is no longer a title bar in google chrome (the bar at the top of the window you can use to click and drag the window). Is there a way to bring this title bar back?

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