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The following does not change only the font, but scales the entire interface: QT_SCALE_FACTOR=1.34 application Possibly, one may also want to play around with the above in combination with QT_AUTO_SCREEN_SCALE_FACTOR=1 and QT_AUTO_SCREEN_SCALE_FACTOR=0. I hope hope it can be useful, though it is not exactly what you seek.


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Turnns out I had to log in directly to the box, then log out log into the gnnome sessionn flashback. log out then retried vnc and working fine


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Looks like I've found a solution. My xorg.conf has two Screen and in the ServerLayout screen 1 was set to RightOf screen 0. I only have one monitor, but it seems my mouse was entering a second display that wasn't actually there. After making a hacky edit to xorg.conf to offset them, it works fine. Here is the edited ServerLayout section: Section "...


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Make sure you have the Qogir theme in /usr/share/themes/. Then use the following command to run an application sudo -H GTK_THEME=Qogir <app name> In general if the theme supports variants (light/dark), you can use the following sudo -H GTK_THEME=<Theme-Name>:<Theme-variant> <app name>


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It is recommended installing the GNOME Tweaks application, formerly known as GNOME Tweak Tool, to change your theme. To install it graphically, open the Ubuntu Software application, search for “tweaks,” and then install the GNOME Tweaks application. To install GNOME Tweaks from a terminal window, run the following command instead: sudo apt install gnome-...


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If anyone is looking for even more Unity-like behaviour, ie open last window on a particular monitor, just set the following gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock isolate-monitors true If you have multiple monitors, this will cause a window to open on the monitor which you click the dock icon on.


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I solved my problem using nvidia-settings to force: ONLY one GPU attach both screens to the same XServer My /etc/X11/xorg.conf looks like: # nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings # nvidia-settings: version 435.21 Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Layout0" Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0 InputDevice "...


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The default behaviour of Gnome Shell indeed is rather obscure and unpredictable in that respect. To get rid of that issue, you can install a Gnome Shell extension appropriately named "No Annoyance", It is fully supported within a default Ubuntu install: you can install it with Software Center or with the command apt get install gnome-shell-extension-no-...


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The command to start the server is /usr/lib/vino/vino-server Just place this command in whatever means your desktop uses to autostart things. I use LXDE, so I place it in Preferences/Default Applications for LXSession/Autostart


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Are you using iBus? You could try fcitx. I haven't used it myself, but it's very popular in China.


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change "libgnome-shell.so" works on gnome 3.34.2. as well cat /usr/share/gnome/gnome-version.xml <?xml version="1.0"?> <gnome-version> <platform>3</platform> <minor>34</minor> <micro>2</micro> <distributor>Arch Linux®</distributor> <date>2019-12-03</date> Screenshot


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You may use the native way of sending a message to a D-Bus message bus. Run the following command to invoke the screen-lock: dbus-send --type=method_call --dest=org.gnome.ScreenSaver /org/gnome/ScreenSaver org.gnome.ScreenSaver.Lock


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This is an old question but clearly still relevant. Based on this useful post, here is how to backup/restore your GNOME Terminal settings; this can be used for instance when migrating from one computer to another. * Please be advised * : this will overwrite the default Terminal profile on the new machine! Make sure you're using the same profile name on ...


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Found this, but no answer. Tried: sudo apt remove gnome-calendar Logged out/in and annoying calendar was gone, along with popups and unused app-indicator. This was the only package affected so if ever needed, can always reinstall.


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You can change this behavior by editing the option in gconf. See this blog for details.


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I had the same problem with regular annoying printer added notifications. In my case, the root cause appeared to be the same as identified by richbl; missing colour profiles. I installed the missing colour profiles and the problem went away: sudo apt install icc-profile sudo systemctl restart cups


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If you want to see the dock at all times.. here is the workaround.. Don't turnoff the Auto-hide feature as you mentioned in the Question. locate the dash-to-dock extension direcotry, it could be either in $HOME/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/ or /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/ open the file intellihide.js, in my case it is $HOME/.local/share/...


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Those pre-installed applications in Ubuntu 18.04 are snap applications. They don't work well with custom GTK+ theme due to restrictions of snap packages. They fall back to a default GTK+ theme when there's an issue. You may consider removing the snap application (for example System Monitor) by running snap remove gnome-system-monitor and install the ...


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For me on Linux mint XFCE it was Windows Manger Tweaks that's solve the problem


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This is a known issue with IBus. See here. The following workaround seems to work. In the ~/.xprofile file (create it if it doesn't already exist), add the following: export GTK_IM_MODULE=xim export XMODIFIERS=@im=ibus export QT_IM_MODULE=xim ibus-daemon -xrd Then logout of the current session (or reboot) and log back in. The emoji key combo should be ...


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You appear to be logged in into the Gnome Classic session. You must have installed it at some point, and then have logged in to it, because it is not installed with Ubuntu by default. This session mimicks the traditional Gnome 2 desktop by providing an application menu and, on the bottom, a window list. These features are provided by officially supported ...


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If you're trying to resize thumbnails for simply press the down arrow key and enter the percentage you need. The default is 50% but can be adjusted to either 67%, 100% or 133%. I know you didn't ask, as you probably already know this , if NO or only SOME thumbnails appear go to home/.cache/thumbnails and delete everything in that folder. Then reboot and ...


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Ok, thanks for the help some provided in the comments. So I found 2 methods for knowing the actual command of a Gonme/Ubuntu app : 1) As @pomsky indicated you can do that in GUI with Nautilus : Open nautilus ("Files" in Gnome menu) Navigate to /usr/share/applications Right click on the app of your choice and select Properties The actual terminal command ...


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This is done because: Videos is much easier for users to remember, instead of /usr/bin/totem. Terminal is much easier for users to remember, instead of /usr/bin/gnome-terminal. Videos and Terminal are closer to the actual functionality of those applications. Also, when searching for applications via the Super key, if you enter the search string "videos", ...


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I have had a similar issue on Ubuntu 18.04 which persisted after installing all the dependencies listed in other answers. Starting nm-connection-editor from terminal logged the warning below ** (nm-connection-editor:8495): WARNING **: 19:18:23.811: Could not load editor VPN plugin for “org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.l2tp” (missing plugin file "/usr/...


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I found in Tweaks in the top right, there's a switch that was turned off. Turning this on activated all my extensions.


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I managed to figure it out in the end, just needed to step back and think about it. For anyone else with the same problem, my solution was to go into Settings > Keyboard and create two shortcuts, one for "setxkbmap -layout us -variant intl" and one for "sekxkbmap -layout gb", and I can now use these to change my keyboard back and forth. Still mildly irked ...


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I remember having the same problem. I think I solved it by: sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop Maybe also: sudo dpkg-reconfigure ubuntu-desktop Other suggested command after reinstalling the desktop (courtesy of @Ken Kinder by comment), to reconfigure the display manager: sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm


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TL;DR: Install the gnome-system-monitor from the repos, and use that. For some reason Ubuntu ships with a Snap version, which does this insanity. This has already been answered here: Why are all snaps being mounted and listed as block devices or partitions for Ubuntu 18.04? Even though I saw this question before posting, it was not obvious without reading ...


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I found the culprit is gconnect (Gnome extension to use KDE connect with my android phone). Seems like notifications from my phone that are relayed to my computer, cause it to hiccup and is what is causing the crashing. Shame.


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ubuntu 18.04 touchpad config On ubuntu 18.04, the setting is slightly different, ranging as a double from -1 to 1. Setting the touchpad setting to 1 accelerates the touchpad nicely. I used dconf to edit the setting - worked like a charm.


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Update your BIOS from 1.8.0 to 1.9.1 by going to here. BIOS 1.9.1 Fixes & Enhancements Fixes: - Firmware updates to address security advisory INTEL-SA-00241 (CVE-2019-0169, CVE-2019-11105, CVE-2019-11104, CVE-2019-11103, CVE-2019-11090, CVE-2019-0165, CVE-2019-0168, CVE-2019-11087, CVE-2019-11101, CVE-2019-11106, CVE-2019-11108, CVE-2019-11147, CVE-...


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I was able to get back to the xfce desktop after reinstalling the kernel headers. I know I did not touch anything like that, so weird. After the reinstall, I simply logged out of the tty session and got to the desktop. Not everything was working, but I was able to logout and get to the gdm screen. Logged into a known working gnome desktop and everything ...


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Launch the Settings application and go to Devices > Keyboard. Under the 'Navigation' section, set Alt+Tab as the shortcut for 'Switch applications'. For 'Switch windows', use something else, for example Super+Tab.


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By upgrading to later Ubuntu versions. In Ubuntu 19.10, the previews behave as they should: the order is static rather than according to most recently used as in Ubuntu 18.04, so each time you click on the grouped icon, the same window stays on the same place. Alternatively, you could remove the Ubuntu Dock, then install a more recent version of the Dash To ...


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For posterity, here is the shell script with the xmodmap commands needed to map keycodes to keys for this situation: #!/bin/bash # fix the common F keys xmodmap -e 'keycode 128 = F3' xmodmap -e 'keycode 212 = F4' xmodmap -e 'keycode 237 = F5' xmodmap -e 'keycode 238 = F6' xmodmap -e 'keycode 173 = F7' xmodmap -e 'keycode 172 = F8' xmodmap -e 'keycode 171 = ...


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There is apparently no easy way that is exposed to the user. It comes down to assigning the _NET_WM_STATE_SKIP_TASKBAR to the window. See here on Askubuntu for a few possibilities to externally change the window properties after the window has been created. Using devilspie will systematically hide windows that match certain rules from the taskbar. Specific ...


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Are keyboard multimedia keys different? Yes, these keys are a little different. They might report a single key code or multiple key codes when pressed with other keys like Fn for example. Furthermore, it is oftentimes difficult to identify their key codes with utilities like xev. This depends on the keyboard's manufacture's configuration. Multimedia keys, ...


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Yes, you can. Alt + Right click on existing panel -> New Panel. You can move new panel to other monitors with Alt + Left click.


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Putting all available information together and researching a bit further here is what I came up with. No creating or editing of files and tedious research of command parameters. Just copy, paste and replace ${my_cursor_theme} with your favorite theme. Set the theme # You need machinectl, which is not installed by default sudo apt install --no-install-...


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Unfortunately, the notification timeout cannot be changed. It is actually not a fixed timeout. "if you move the mouse up towards the notification, the timeout is prolonged, and notifications do not hide when hovered." However, it is possible to disable Notification popups. This way, it won't disrupt you, but it still remains available in the notification ...


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Addon: On my 19.10 install (vanilla), there is no hamburger icon in the Files window. Selecting Edit->Preferences will do the trick. ...and if that does not work (title/menu bars have been known to intermittently disappear on all of ubuntu's window managers before) use Alt-E to open the Edit menu.


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I found out that no solution on the Internet really worked; some stuff even got worse when GUI stopped working completely even after reinstalling it. And as nobody has replied here, I have a simple solution. If you get to the same issue as I got, the only working solution for me was reinstalling the system. However, as data in /home can be kept, it is not ...


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This guide is what helped solve the issue for me: http://tipsonubuntu.com/2018/04/28/change-lid-close-action-ubuntu-18-04-lts/ Basically, open your preferences using sudo gedit /etc/systemd/logind.conf and change the line starting with HandleLidSwitch to HandleLidSwitch=ignore


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With credits to https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10220531/how-to-set-system-wide-umask, edit the file /etc/login.defs and set your desired umask value. By default, the line reads UMASK 022 This is because Ubuntu uses PAM ((Pluggable Authentication Modules for Linux) to set the umask. PAM is a system that provides support for dynamic authentication....


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Had the same issue on ubuntu 19.10, Card: HDA Intel PCH, Chip: Realtek ALC887-VD. After searching online it looks like in my case it had something to do with power-save feature of the card. Bump noise was gone after disabling power-save by adding options snd-hda-intel power_save=0 at the bottom of /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf and rebooting. Now using ...


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You can find more information and discussion in this bug report: (and possibly upvote and contribute) https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-shell/+bug/1825710


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The long term solution is for this bug to be fixed by the developers. Here is a bug report that seems to be related: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-shell/+bug/1825710 Maybe casting more votes will eventually help the solution..


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When on Ubuntu, list all installed desktop Environments with: a@cubo:~$ ls -l /usr/share/xsessions/ total 44 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7625 mar 19 2018 gnome-classic.desktop lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 18 mag 2 2018 gnome.desktop -> gnome-xorg.desktop -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 195 mag 2 2018 gnome-xorg.desktop -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7001 feb 13 2018 mate....


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Go to Settings → Devices → Removable Media → check Never prompt or start programs on media insertion.


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