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How do I make my display grayscale?

I use Ubuntu mate 20.04.4 LTS and I apply this setting to the screen for grayscale color effect. Although it’s not completely black-and-white, it’s close. xgamma -rgamma 0.500 -ggamma 2.000 -bgamma 1....
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Disable "Mouse battery low" spam notification

As proposed in this post, you can edit the setting of UPower: sudo nano /etc/UPower/UPower.conf and change the attributes bellow: PercentageLow=5 PercentageCritical=2 Then restart the service: sudo ...
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No volume icon in Rhythmbox

Menu -> Preferences -> Plugin, where you can click and highlight alternative toolbar. Now that it is highlighted, at the bottom right there is another Preference, within which you can turn on ...
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gnome-shell process high ram usage in 17.10

Several years later and after the question was closed and reopened, I have a pretty good idea of what the issue was. So I'm answering my own question. Does anyone else notice the same behavior? Why ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 and later: can't change the input switching shortcut to alt+shift

I am running Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS; the problem exists here as well; all answers and suggestions fail here; except: @rubmz's comment above: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings switch-input-...
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Can I have 2x2 workspaces in GNOME 3?

Update: Ubuntu 22.04 It seems the old reliable "Workspace Grid" is no longer maintained, and (at this time of typing) not working on 22.04. There is a fairly nice alternative in Workspace ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 not showing Spring Tool Suite icon in the Dock

In March 2022, latest STS download Spring Tool Suite 4 Version: 4.14.0.RELEASE i had to change : Exec=/PATH_TO_MY_EXTRACT_DIRECTORY/sts-bundle/sts-3.9.1.RELEASE/STS To: Exec=/...
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Virtual interface in netplan

With the version of Netplan in 22.04 (Jammy), you can use labelling on an additional address to achieve the concept of virtual interface: network: version: 2 renderer: networkd ethernets: ...
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{Begin: Running /scripts/local-block ... done, stuck in initramfs} on Ubuntu 17.10 startup

This can also happen when the UUID is lowercase on the device, and uppercase in the script, or vice-versa. 0123456789ABCDEF != 0123456789abcdef (happened with LMDE and Grub2Win)
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