Questions tagged [ubuntu-gnome]

Ubuntu GNOME is an official Ubuntu flavor that provides a GNOME desktop environment based on the Ubuntu distribution.

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after upgrade to 20.04 desktop fonts have gone to boxes rather than text

I have upgraded to 20.04 and all my desktop fonts have changed to boxes. I can not determine how to recover.
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Disable periodic WiFi Scanning

In reference to this issue about the rtl8821ce WiFi chip that faces a lag and packet drops when dealing with periodic WiFi Scan requests, I looked for a way to disable periodic WiFi Scan requests ...
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How to change the actual command used to suspend the system when I close the lid

I have recently had an issue with suspending my laptop (GNOME on 18.04 LTS) - when I wake from sleep, sometimes my login session gets killed and I have to log in all over again. But I have found that ...
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Frozen desktop screen after login

I installed Ubuntu Server (20.04 LTS) edition cleanly, and it went perfectly. I wanted to add a desktop, so I apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and it downloaded, installed and rebooted. When it booted ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Startx Gnome Desktop only running with root

Startx does only work with Root user. A User with the same rights does not work. The same is valid for RDP connection via XRDP. This is only valid for gnome-desktop. If I use anoother desktop ...
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Lock screen does not work on Ubuntu 20.04

Lock screen does not work on Ubuntu after upgrade to 20.04. I have it turned on in tweaks and it does not work. When I click "lock" the screen simply reloads and disables some extensions in the ...
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Dialog box does not accept input, stays on-top and hides everything under it. Ubuntu 20.04

Upon rebooting, I get dialog box Authentication Required Authentication is required to start 'cups.service'. I can type in the password and click Authenticate, but then nothing happens. I can't ...
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Blackscreen after login

I have installed 20.04 LTS on a system with 2 graphics controllers. Built in controller is an Intel HD 530 And a Nvidia 1070 Ti as an add on. The installation completes without error but after ...
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Can I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu with Common (EFI & Home) partitions

Both Windows and Linux support exfat file format. I want combine EFI and the Home folder/partition to access files from both operating systems. Will this work as I expect?
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Chrome windows on launcher panel: expand into several

When I have several Chrome windows open, it looks like this: However I'd like each Chrome window to occupy its own space, like this: How would I do that?
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Nautilus icons depend size 8x8 to 256x256

The default shortcut icons depend on screen size. For example in /usr/share/icons/Yaru you can find 8x8 to 256x256. Where can i find a sort of config.txt? If you change the size in Nautilus the icons ...
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How to change wallpaper or background of lock screen in Ubuntu 20.04?

As any of the techniques used in earlier versions of Ubuntu is not working(editing .css file, running scripts, or through extensions etc). Are there any methods to change the background???
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gdm3: unable to boot in 18.04

I restarted my computer which has (dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 and windows 10) because I was having some trouble installing and uninstalling virtual box. After the Ubuntu loading screen, the boot does not ...
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Blank screen with cursor on boot

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 and it worked well on first boot but when I restarted for the second time, it came up with a blank black screen along with a blinking cursor. I was able to open cli ...
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After upgrade to 20.04 from 18.04, Alt-F2 does not work

I just upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04. When I tried to use alt-F2 it brings up the file/video/photo/application search window instead of allowing me to run a specific command. Updated with screenshot ...
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How to run gsettings from a root shell?

In a recent QA I figured out how to set custom shortcuts using gsettings set. Now I am trying to automatically perform those settings at first boot. I have set up /etc/rc.local to run some script ...
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ffmpegthumbnailer command works, but nautilus failed to genereate thumbnails

In order to get a newer version of ffmpegthumbnailer that supports embedded image metadata. I manually compiled the (currrently) lastest release version 2.2.2 from github. -m : prefer embedded ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Total freeze/HangUp

I was running 2 Ubuntu 18LTS on 2 separate partitions (sda1, sda2) on the same computer. sda1 for work. I use it daily, was made with FULL Ubuntu install. sda2 for personal use. used few times a ...
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How to set a custom keyboard shortcut from a bash script with GNOME3 in Ubuntu 18.04?

Similar to this question from 2012, I'm looking for a way to automate the setup of a key combinations that should trigger the execution of a command the same way as setting it in the gui does. (...
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(xRDP) Desktop looks different when connecting remotely

I've looked around online some about this issue and haven't really found anything that helps me. I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and recently set up a tower so that I could connect to it over the ...
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How to install netspeed in Ubuntu 20.04?

I tried installing netspeed via terminal but no luck, also tried to find out it on Ubuntu software app but there also no such app available, it seems like there is no netspeed for Ubuntu 20.04, please ...
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udisks eats up 9GB RAM in ubuntu 18.04

Problem: udisks is taking more than 9GB memory in my openstack VM (keeps growing) Note: more than 10 people have reported this so far. OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome version: 3.28.4 udisk version: 2.7.6-...
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make switching across windows smoother in Gnome 3

so here's the problem: when you have a dark IDE and a you have to switch back and forth with a light website page, you experience these abrupt brightness changes which hurt your pupils (they do not ...
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Applications menu stopped workingafter upgrade from bionic (18.04) to focal (20.04)

After upgrading Ubuntu from Bionic to Focal applications menu stopped working. It does not show any applications or virtual desktops, the search function does not work and I cannot close it, so I ...
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Lock screen blur missing in 20.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04 featuring Gnome 3.36, the lock screen displays a solid purple color, instead of the blur-over-wallpaper effect. How can I fix this? Gnome 3.36 removes the separate ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop Installer does not start

This is not an installation media problem. The pen drive works fine (tested on other system). Also the system is currently running Ubuntu 18.04 and Manjaro without any problems. The system boots, ...
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Gnome broken after i3 installation

I just wanted to give gnome a try again after using i3 for quite a while. When I logged in using a gnome session, there where major graphical glitches (see image), lots of error reports (apparently ...
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How to repair a broken Gnome?

My Gnome installation (Ubuntu 18.04) appears to be broken. After I log in, it displays some log messages and hangs. The last message says in effect "Starting Gnome." I've tried removing the ...
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Getting this error when I wake up after stand by in Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu 19.10 crashes after I wake up from stand by on my laptop. I don't know why this is happening. I'm new to Ubuntu and this is my first experience. These lines of code goes on and and on until I ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.4 ignoring ubiquity commands

I've managed to create an unattended installation of Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.4 using Packer with a preseed.cfg. The problem: At the end of the preseed.cfg file I run the ubiquity ubiquity/...
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What is the difference between mru-sources and sources in dconf /org/gnome/desktop/input-sources?

dconf read /org/gnome/desktop/input-sources/sources has the same output as dconf read /org/gnome/desktop/input-sources/mru-sources which is [('xkb', 'ch+de_nodeadkeys'), ('xkb', 'us')] What is ...
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How can disabling modemmanager effect Gnome Desktop?

I am running Ubuntu Server 18.04 on an Intel NUC which is also the host for my Home Assistant server. Works great- I should have replaced my Raspberry Pi long ago. While setting up Home Assistant, I ...
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Issue with android studio welcome window

I’ve installed Android Studio 3.6.2 in Ubuntu 19.10, and in the welcome window some options are hidden. To show them, I need to resize the window but they crash as you can see below: Window crash I’...
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Ubuntu 18.04 what makes a purple flash after login?

I am trying to get rid of the brief purple flash that happens for a second straight after login and I do not understand what is causing it. I've tried everything I could find of forums. I changed the ...
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How to get inverted colour arrow on the username in the terminal? [duplicate]

Please refer the attached image. I want an inverted colour arrow on the username part in the terminal. This screenshot is taken from a Mac Terminal. For the below image, i want an arrow on top the ...
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tightvnc displays a gray screen on ubuntu 18.04 and gnome3

I've been struggling with the gray screen problem of tightvncserver on ubuntu 18.04 and gnome The problem is the same with both aws ec2 as well as my local machine. I've verified that xfcestartup4 ...
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desktop icons not showing

I recently started my laptop with ubuntu 18.04 and it's desktop icons were not showing. Then suddenly screen went blank and some warnings and errors were shown for some secs which I wasn't able to ...
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How to change visual effects and animations in Deepin Desktop Environment?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Everything is okay. I installed DDE cuzz i love that environment, everything okay but I would like to change windows animations, effects and all of that stuff but I can't ...
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Gnome Power Statistics, how to change colours?

How to change axis (and text) colour ? I'm using default dark theme in Cinnamon, and as you can see, axis and text is dark too, almost not visible.
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why doesn't Gnome support for blur like KDE Plasma?

I m currently running Ubuntu 19.10 and wanted a blurred terminal so i downloaded Deepin Terminal which has a blur option. But some how it does not happen even if i select it from the preferences. Is ...
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create launcher in ubuntu 19.10 with an script

i'have created an script named enciende.sh that boot an virtualbox machine whith the command line. as a follows vboxmanage startvm myvirtualbox its posible create a launcher in gnome that execute ...
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Unity power dialog for Gnome

Hı all. How do ı get the power dıalog from unıty ın gnome? It makes thıngs so much better wıth a touchscreen. I thınk ı saw solus/budgıe do somethıng alıke, so ı take ıt ıs possıble
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Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 requires a user

Is it possible to skip user creation for Ubuntu Desktop? I know this is possible for Ubuntu Server using following: d-i passwd/make-user boolean false I've tried the method above for Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 18.04, gnome, don't rotate grouped application on launch bar

When I have multiple applications of the same type opened they are grouped. When I activate one it moves to the front of the group. Is there a way to leave it where it was, so 3rd one always stay 3rd?
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Command line showing during boot

I had installed Ubuntu for some work but now I have uninstalled it through an YouTube tutorial but now a gnu command line appears on the screen while booting. I have to type exit two times to boot to ...
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How do you make conky appear behind the folders on the desktop?

I have been trying so hard to find a way to make conky appear behind all the other windows and folders on my desktop, and as far as I have been able to find no one has found an answer up to this point....
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Ubuntu 19.10 remove gnome desktop

I switched to KDE Plasma, I installed it via apt install kde-full. I'd like to remove Ubuntu's default DE which is gnome. What is the safest way? Should I apt remove ubuntu-desktop or apt remove ...
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How to install software using preseed.cfg Ubuntu 18.04.4?

I am creating an unattended installation using preseed for Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.4, and I want to install openssh-server (openssh-sftp-server for desktop) making it actually possible to ssh after ...
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May I set different icons, and panel widgets for multiple DEs?

Currenty I am using Kubuntu 19.10 with KDE Plasma 5.18.3. And I am planning to install Ubuntu 19.10 with Gnome 3.36, so is there any way to have different icons packs for each and different taskbar ...
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Connect to Ubuntu 18.04LTS server via xrdp

EDIT I was having user/pass issues. Now they are solved, and I found another problem. I mean to connect for the first time to an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server via xrdp from Win 10. I can already connect ...

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