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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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How to Restart or Power Off Headless Ubuntu 20.04 accessed via RDP

I have provisioned a desktop Ubuntu 20.04 to run headless (power and network connections only, no keyboard, mouse, or display), and I access it via RDP from a Windows desktop. This configuration is ...
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Gnome Calendar not working in Ubuntu 22.04LTS

Everything was totally fine when I used Ubuntu 21.10. But after I upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04, Gnome Calendar stopped to sync my events of my Google accounts. I was not getting anything at first but then,...
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Desktop enviroment dissapeared (20.04)

Hi guys I'm in desperate need for help. I was using my computer in the morning like normal, shut it down and turned it on like 6 hours later but after booting, it will stay in black screen forever, no ...
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Enhance contrast of Ubuntu Gnome3 scrollbar

I view PDFs a lot and I need to quickly navigate them. Of course, I am using the scrollbar, but in Ubuntu 20.04 gnome3 the scrollbar handle (the item that you grab with a left click and then move the ...
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[Ubuntu 20.04][Gnome 3.36.8] Configure multiple icons in the dock for multiple instances of the same application

I have a multi-monitor setup and most of the times, I have multiple instances of an application (ex Chrome) open in different monitors. However, the number of icons of that application on the dock ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 "Jammy Jellyfish" - Numeric Keypad not working - selecting apps on taskbar

Problem Summary Numeric Keypad settings all seem to be correct when examining Ubuntu Settings > Keyboard, GNOME Tweaks > Keyboard > Additional Options, and when running from an alternate TTY ...
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Nothing happening on doubleclick on a desktop-folder in Ubuntu 18.04.6

since I am new here and have some issues with nautilus as standard filemanager I am trying to receive some help here. I have ubuntu 18.04.6 installed and it works correctly. My standard filemanager is ...
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Is there Gnome40 stable version for 20.04 ? if yes how to download it?

I am not able to find gnome40 stable build am new and currently on 20.04 LTS 3.36 .
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How to undo changes made by `lxappearance`?

I installed lxappearance for some styling and decided it was not what I wanted. Now when I purge it, the styling remains. Any idea how to get rid of it? OS: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
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Font displayed as squares in Ubuntu 20.04

I am installed on Ubuntu 20.04 recently. I can't use it since the fonts display only squares. I can't work properly unless I use the terminal for navigating my folders. I have tried all the solutions ...
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Ubuntu Studio Installer - Option for Gnome Rebranding is not an option

When you goto the Ubuntu Studio Installer webpage there is two entries on the screen shot for rebranding options. When I ran the latest version of the Ubuntu Installer those last two options are in ...
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Remove GNOME 40 and install GNOME 3X instead? [closed]

I am on ubuntu 21.10 (currently 22.04). and i dont like the UI that gnome 40 has on ubuntu. i personally preferred the look of the previous versions (such as 21.04) as it looked more in place with ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly no backlight at login screen

When my Lenovo Yoga 7 starts, suddenly, as soon as I can see the login screen, the monitor backlight gets dark. Even when I login it stays like this and I have to manually set illumination higher. Any ...
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Virtual machine manager: Error starting domain: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xf9 in position 158: invalid start byte

Client: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Virtual client: 18.04 LTS python 3.8.10 I need to create a bridge on Virtual Machine Manager. I installed GNOME Boxes and I ran Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It works fine without ...
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How to increase size of application icon size in Show application menu?

When I place gnome-dock to right/left, icons of Show Application appears to be bigger. But I like dock at the bottom as when-ever I tried to scroll page, dock appears and open some applications. The ...
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Screenshot not storing to a file in Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS

I have been using using ubuntu's native snipping tool, which uses gnome-screenshot, but now I have observed that it is not saving pictures at all in picture directory when I hit Ctrl+Alt+PrtScr. It is ...
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visual bug in script for dash to dock gnome extensions

when it is suspended and then I return to the desktop this error appears I have a double monitor and I have already updated the system, I have Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS enter image description here
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Multiple gnome files in /snap

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS desktop and checking my storage usage. I have four files in /snap named gnome 3-38-2004, gnome 3-34-1804, gnome 3-28-1804, and gnome 3-26-1604. Do I need all of them?
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Why do I have 2 Viber appicons on my tray

If I restart extension Ubuntu Appindicators, then only one icon stays. Ubuntu is 21.10 and Viber is 16.1.0.37 If I grep Viber in processes, situation is same, before and after restarting ...
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Applications cannot start or close

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and just came across a very strange issue: I was developing an asynchronous application in PyCharm while I noticed that the application that I was debugging did not terminate. ...
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Where is the setting that tells the desktop to look in ~/.local/share?

I had some issues and tried to reset my Ubuntu desktop back to defaults, but the results were poor. After comparing all the settings side by side with a fresh Ubuntu install, I got it back to about ...
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How to prevent mouse pointer following keyboard cursor action while zoom in ubuntu

Now i am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS desktop I used to use in previous version of Ubuntu Compiz app as an enhancer and in Ubuntu 18 they decided to get rid of Gnome and move forward to Unity. So, I can't ...
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Choosing Applications after search with left/right buttons not working anymore

When opening the applications window in Gnome 40 (Ubuntu 20.10) and typing some letters to search for an application, I can not choose the app with left/right buttons anymore. The searchbar looses ...
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Revert back from xfce to classic ubuntu gnome desktop [duplicate]

I installed xfce desktop inside ubuntu and I wanted to reverted it back to classic ubuntu gnome desktop. I removed and purged xfce but the boot logo of xfce still showing. And the login screen of ...
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Lock screen background disappears after turning monitor off and on

I've got 2 monitors. After upgrading to Impish (and GNOME 40), on turning the main monitor off and on again, the lock screen wallpaper is just gone. It's like it doesn't load. This doesn't happen on ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 boots to black screen

Yestarday I upgraded from Ubuntu 21.04 to Ubuntu 21.10 but when I rebooted my laptop (Asus X505BA) and tried to login with Xorg I got a blackscreen. After that, I restarted my laptop again and I tried ...
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How to turn on change keyboard light on change lang

how to cancel turn on/off keyboard light when i change language on ubuntu 20.04? i configured my custom turn on and turn off by script #!/bin/bash if [ -f /tmp/keyboard_light ]; then xset -led 3 &&...
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Ubuntu Desktop Login Boot Loop

I have been battling with my Ubuntu 20.04 VM now for an hour with no luck. I booted up the VM today to do some vital work on the system and it would simply not let me login. I have now tried all ...
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System language (login screen display language) overwrites my user's language set by GNOME Settings after (re)boot

Edit 1: I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 20.04. I'm trying to set a display language for my user's session different from the system's language (login screen display language) but I've been unsuccessful so ...
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Estimated battery stuck in 100% while discharging

So, my estimated battery charge remains since yesterday at 100% while the remaining time reads 135 hours and 19 minutes. I wish it was true, but I'm pretty sure it wont last that long. I've been ...
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Booting to USB Device Freezes at Logo

I am trying to boot to Ubuntu from my USB drive. From the GRUB menu I choose to Try without installing, but it just hangs at the logo screen after about 5 minutes. I am doing this remotely to a ...
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My Ubuntu laptop not working please help

My laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 is not opening, it is stuck on the ubuntu logo, it does not progress further. When I press ctrl+alt+de , I see failed Start Network Manager and Failed then Start Gnome ...
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No sound (or cracking sound) in Bluetooth wireless earphones automatic connection, and no Input Device detected for earphones

I am facing several issues with using Bluetooth earphones in Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, having the kernel 5.4.0-80-generic. The earphones work well in other operating systems. Issue 1: Whenever I switch on ...
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Ubuntu freezes at startup after new update

After not using it for a month or two I decided it was time to go back to Ubuntu for a better experience. After using it a for awhile and updating to the newest version, where some stuff popped up ...
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When the dock covers a window the icons on the dock are not selectable

When the dock covers a window the icons on the dock are not selectable. How this should work is that the dock icons should take presidence over whatever is underneath the dock. Or possibly the window ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 Black screen at login screen after system update

After the last Ubuntu update black screen at login (Mouse pointer is visible). I am getting 'Oh no! Something went wrong' screen on startx command: I have tried update & dist-upgrade, tried to ...
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GNOME System Monitor: Resources tab: Graph duration now shows 5 mins instead of 60 seconds, require guide to reduce graph duration

GNOME System Monitor v40.1 Graphs are now showing 5 mins, instead of usual 60 seconds. This is after a reboot today, without any user intervention or modification. I am unable to bring it back to 60 ...
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Revert gnome-shell version

I installed Gnome 40 as a test version on Ubuntu 21.04, but I would like to revert to gnome-shell 3.38 how might I safely do this?
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Using English numbers (123) instead of Persian numbers (۱۲۳) in Persian layout

When I switch to Persian, the numbers are displayed as ۱۲۳. I want the numbers to be displayed as 123. ubuntu 20.04
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Chrome's share to device feature broken when sending multiples items on Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04 (works on 16.04)

I am using Chrome's share to device feature to send a web page from Android chrome to chrome on Ubuntu. When I send a single item, it works fine. When I send multiple items to Ubuntu 16.04, it works ...
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gnome apps missing from taskbar in Ubuntu 18.04

Why did all my gnome apps disappear from my taskbar(?) when I restarted to complete updates? I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and Gnome 3.28.4 EDIT: fixed misspelling and version number in title
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Ubuntu 18.04 crashes abruptly

From last few days, my ubuntu installation shuts down abruptly. I have no clue on what is causing this. I tried few steps which I could gather and am attaching the log output as well. Can someone ...
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vlc cannot play video files inside rar

I have a .rar file and it contains some video files. When I open the rar and then try to open the video files from there directly it fires up vlc but vlc throws this error VLC is unable to open the ...
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How to fix broken GNOME on Ubuntu 21.04

I cannot login with GNOME session. My default Ubuntu is Kubuntu with Plasma, and in the past I have been able to use both Kubuntu and the default GNOME sessions, even with the latest 21.04 release. I ...
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Help, my sceen is black due to orca! (Ubuntu 18.04)

So, I was using linux one day and I decided to fiddle with the settings, I peeked in the universal access settings in order to look at some settings, I diddled with the contrast in there and now my ...
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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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Intel Iris Xe, laggy performance in 20.04 LTS, and also in 21.04 (solved)

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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