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Desktop icons are now provided by a Gnome Shell extension, which is still very new and underdevelopped. A workaround is to navigate your icons in the file manager: they live in the "Desktop" folder. If an active desktop is critical in your workflow, you better move to a desktop environment that fully supports them: Xubuntu, Kubuntu, ... Ubuntu uses ...


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I experience this too, with fresh Ubuntu 20.04 installation. I see the root cause of this was found ( https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mutter/+bug/1892440 ). I can offer my workaround: add to autostart a trivial command that explicitly sets the "text scaling factor" after login. This change will be correctly noticed by the GNOME shell, ...


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The image is known as a cable snake: From the author's blog: GNOME Shell The GNOME shell bits to enable Thunderbolt 3 support were merged some time ago and made it into 3.28. This means that the GNOME shell will act as authorization agent and will automatically authorize new thunderbolt 3 devices — if the user has administrator rights, is currently logged ...


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Figured out. The issue is that I scaled my font using "Gnome Tweak" to 1.17. Apparently, the display doesn't like it when I scale my text to 1.17x of normal size. I adjusted to 1.20 and everything fine now.


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It is not possible to have two workspaces displayed on a single screen, not in Gnome Shell and not in any other desktop environment I know. An easy way to put your browser in half of the screen is to use the shortcut key Super+Left/right. This will tile the browser window on the left or right of your screen. With similar hotkeys, other applications can then ...


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Disabling dash to panel fixed it for me in Pop!_OS 20.04.


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Based on my experience, there are 2 packages required: gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor gnome-tweaks Luckily, these 2 can be installed easily with the following command: sudo apt install gnome-shell-extension-system-monitor gnome-tweaks That's it, problem solved. No reboot required in my case.


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In newer Gnome versions Comment and Terminal sections become mandatory so minimal .desktop file is now: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Sample Application Name Comment=A sample application Exec=application Icon=application.png Terminal=false


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