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Display settings not saved across sessions when using fractional scaling

I recently tackled a similar issue on my system running Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS 64-bit, GNOME 3.36.8, on X11 with Oracle VM VirtualBox. My display settings, especially fractional scaling, wouldn't stick ...
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How to collapse page index in Evince

As of version 42.3 of it's now possible collapse/expand the entire tree or a single element:
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Centering the gnome terminal or console window on start-up

With a little bit of googling I was able to find what's the issue with the command and an alternative solution as well, there are mainly two ways : Correct your above command to the following : ...
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Enable Gnome Classic from the command line?

There are multiple ways to do this, most of which don't seem to work. The Red Hat admin guide (here for RHEL 7 - the RH docs are always a good place to look) gives these commands to switch from GNOME ...
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libGL error: failed to load drivers iris and swrast in Ubuntu 20.04

I had the same issue, tried everything, reconfiguring the symbolic links and environment variables but at the end what worked was installing g++ compiler conda install gcc=12.1.0
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Keyboard shortcut to switch to a specific window

In Ubuntu settings for keyboard shortcuts you can creat Custom Shortcuts which execute a command. So if you can find a terminal program to do what you want it should be easy to write a shell script ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 desktop icons disappeared

Try installing the gnome-shell-extension-desktop-icons-ng extension sudo apt install gnome-shell-extension-desktop-icons-ng see https://devicetests.com/restore-desktop-icons-ubuntu
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Maximized windows get under the Dock in Ubuntu 22.04

Actually, auto-hide the dock or toggling panel mode, or another option - change panel position from left to right and back, these are all work, but not permanently (at least in my case). I found ...
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I accidentally installed phased update for gjs. How to revert?

The gjs package has been removed from my list of packages that were kept back by phased updates. It was updated as a result of running sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade and the following ...
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Meaning of GTK critical stderr message

The message is generated by GTK+, which was used to build the complaining application. The 2998 is the process ID, and gtk_get_scale_factor is the GTK+ function that encountered the issue. In short, ...
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Meaning of GTK critical stderr message

Unless you are developing Evolution, you can ignore them.
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Overriding VSCode .desktop file casuses dock to produce separate icon

You just need to change the StartupWMClass to code-url-handler in the .desktop file. [Desktop Entry] Name=Visual Studio Code Comment=Code Editing. Redefined. GenericName=Text Editor Exec=/usr/share/...
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How can I change the date and time format in GNOME Shell's top bar?

For GNOME versions up to 45 (Ubuntu 23.10)* The Panel Date Format by atareao extension mentioned in my other answer supports, at the time of writing this answer, GNOME versions up to 44 (Ubuntu ...
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Maximize an app (parcellite) from a tray with a keyboard shortcut

You want to maximize a window, correct? Minimize, maximize and fullscreen from wmctrl -h: -r <WIN> -b <STARG> Change the state of the window. Using this option it's ...
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Why mouse pointer showing as a square on desktop?

If inside the VirtualBox VM, and with the latest kernel 6.5.*, it is necessary to install the newer compiler: sudo apt install gcc-12 After that, it is necessary to install the latest Guest Additions....
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since last package upgrade dark screen with gdm3 on nvidia

following intuition of HW issue : No logical error with physical dark screen no signal. 7 year old MSI card with suspicion too tight calculated component. I booted on a usbkey and the graphical boot ...
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Center the login screen on Ubuntu 23.10

You are most likely using LightDM (lightdm package) as your login manager (as @Daniel T said) instead of the default GDM (gdm3 package). I suppose that you ended up with LightDM either because you ...
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Center the login screen on Ubuntu 23.10

You should not see that outdated lightdm login screen. Let's make sure you're using the new gdm3 login manager, which is also needed for your lock screen to work: Install the correct login screen and ...
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Long time to launch apps, but only on single desktop

In my case, I found that the wrong driver was selected. So I just fixed it by changing to another driver and issue fixed. Go to Additional driver and change to another available driver and restart the ...
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Monitor powered by Nvidia GPU only shows wallpaper

Remove the unnecessary and confusing inclusion of the non-graphical compute Tesla P40s in /etc/X11/xorg.conf: # nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig # nvidia-xconfig: ...
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Change Date & Time Formatting

I made an extension that is compatible with Gnome Shell 45 on Ubuntu 23.10: Paste the following into ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/[email protected]/...
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How can Dash to Panel be installed on Ubuntu 22.04.3?

Go in extension manager. Click on browse. Write « dash to panel ». Click at the right of the search bar. Choose third line instead of « popularity » to be able to find « dash to panel ».
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Why was GNOME Software replaced by App Center in Ubuntu 23.10?

Ubuntu 23.10 has a new default software center which is called the App Center. The App Center is a rebranded Snap Store GUI, but along with the rebranding have come along some fundamental changes to ...
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OpenConnect not shown as an option in Network Manager in 20.04

I ran into the same issue which seems to have been addressed by restarting the network manager: sudo systemctl restart NetworkManager Probably same if rebooting.
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Disable gnome-screenshot's 'camera flash' animation

Disable Wayland nano /etc/gdm3/custom.conf Add an entry WaylandEnable=false save service gdm3 restart
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