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It is was same as Unity in version 1 of settings daemon, now it is changed with Gnome (version 3 of settings daemon) Sometimes, I think developers are just fighting user who don't want changes or need low level customization. Gnome is now creates layers. Just move /usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon/gsd-keyboard somewhere else to disable it. gnome-settings-daemon ...


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Following mxmlnkn excellent answer, I've implemented a simple oneshot systemd service that kills gvfdsd-trash and prevents it from ever running again. This is useful when an unattended upgrade reinstall /usr/libexec/gvfsd-trash.. /usr/local/bin/clean-gvfsd-trash : $ sudo tee /usr/local/bin/clean-gvfsd-trash << EOF > /dev/null #!/bin/bash pkill gvfsd-...


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The problem is solved. I gave up on trying to repair the audio as I had tried to follow so many suggestions that it seemed I was doing more harm than good. As a result, I restored my system from an earlier backup and my audio now works fine. The problem I encountered was that there have been a lot of audio problems over the years and there are a lot of ...


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Ok, after some searching I found these lines: """ Searches for Files using fd command """ cmd = [ 'timeout', '5s', 'ionice', '-c', '3', bin_name, '--threads', '1', '--hidden' ] The repo is archived and the extension seems to not be maintained anymore. I removed the 'timeout', '5s' ...


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You have to enable calendar sharing from your Google account here. Select the calendar you want to access with Gnome and this will update your public calendar of your Google account.


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This error is mostly caused by external gnome-shell themes which somehow don't get properly uninstalled at times. I had the exact same problem while trying to uninstall yaru-colors however reinstalling the default yaru packages and restarting the gnome-shell fixed it for me sudo apt install --reinstall yaru-theme-gtk yaru-theme-icon yaru-theme-gnome-shell ...


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I removed the IEC958 profiles this way on my current setup on Ubuntu 21.04: $ pactl list cards | grep iec958 --count 29 $ sudo sed -e '/\[Mapping iec958-stereo\]/,+5 s/^/#/' \ -i-backup \ "/usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/profile-sets/default.conf" $ systemctl --user restart pulseaudio.service $ pactl list cards | grep iec958 --count 0 I'...


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Icons on the application bar most commonly are installed under /usr/share/icons or sometimes (more traditional) under /usr/share/pixmaps/ for systemwide icons, and in ~/.icons and/or ~/.local/share/icons for user icons. The latter, if installed, override the systemwide installed ones. Apparently, the installer of your application did not correctly install an ...


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Reset idle time when unplugging power, or reset idle time while you are on AC? Even if you'd manage to create an action on unplugging (you can), the question is wether you would be in time to prevent suspending. A more reliable trick is to prevent getting idle time pass the idle-time threshold at all, but only if you are on AC. If you are on X, how can we do ...


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It is ugly indeed, but it is how it works if your icons are set to a rather small size. To avoid the issue, enlarge the icons somewhat: hit Ctrl++. There is also a "List" view, which you can try.


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For me, when I pressed the emoji key combo only 'e' appeared on the text box. Later I found out you're supposed to hit 'space' to bring out the list of categories, or type 'face' + space + space to search for emojis with face on them! 😅


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Alt-F11 worked for me in Debian Buster. Alt+F11


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I suggest you download and install Kubuntu 20.04.3 LTS or newer. Kubuntu is an official flavor of Ubuntu, and you can more easily customize it to look like the pictures you attached. Kubuntu had GUI tools to allow you to customize the user interface. Once you've installed Kubuntu, you will have to move the panel to the the top, and add widgets to your ...


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Yes, 'r' is one of the internal commands in the run dialog. They're documented at https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GnomeShell/CheatSheet#Developer_tools. 'r' or 'restart': restart the shell 'rt': reload the shell theme (very useful when writing/modifying a theme) 'lg': open Looking Glass, which is the gnome-shell equivalent of DevTools in your browser '...


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In the "File - Open" box, hit Ctrl+H to toggle the display of hidden files. You can also right-click in the file list and select "Show hidden files" from the right-click menu. That at least answers the "How to open files with name starting in "." in a program". The same shortcut key works in nautilus. In nautilus, the ...


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I experinced this, after all the efforts, then I found that this is caused by unstable USB connection of my phone. It connected to the USB port as power charging and the cable is not good. IMHO, you can try to disconnect all the connected things before further investigations. -ok


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it's so simple, just press F11 in your keyboard. F11


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Same happened to me. I started a Firefox over ssh and tried to take a screen shot. Pressed the ctrl+shift and PrtScr and my mouse stoped working on taskbar. Killing gnome-shell fixed to me also. Ubuntu 20.04.


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You might be referring to an extension like Switcher by dlandau. This extension brings up a compact search box. It is around for a while and still actively updated.


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Alright, thanks to the comments and especially Rinzwind, I managed to find a solution: Turns out, I was already using Workspace Grid. While not obvious on how to do it, the extension offers support for custom labels: Install and activate the extension. Configure the extension - you can do this directly on the website (I didn't realize that). Make sure to ...


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For me, it is because I should turn on the numeric keypad by pressing "Num Lock" key. reference


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Turns out, I found an answer on as I was playing around with settings! The Unity Editor uses GTK (Or did, at least as of 2018), which seems to have compatibility trouble with Gnome Tweaks's display scaling setting. What fixed it for me was in Settings > Displays to enable "Fractional Scaling" and set the scaling to my desired resolution. (And ...


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I'm not familiar with that program but, in general if a program doesn't have a font setting I use: xandr --dpi 128 or xandr --dpi 144 from the command line and then load the program.


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It is normal. This happens because of dependencies. If you run sudo apt-get autoremove or sudo apt-get autoremove --purge (to remove all configs), you then get expected size. Next time please read about APT internals first by using docs like https://debian-handbook.info/browse/stable/sect.package-meta-information.html#id-1.8.6.8.13 https://debian-handbook....


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GNOME extension Alt-Tab Active Windows It works by pressing Alt/Tab which shows a graphic of active windows in the centre of the screen. Other similar GNOME extensions:


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I had the same problem in Debian Bullseye. I got the package together with PulseEffects equalizer. After trying the above answers without results, I tried to find details in Debian. The package seems to be called lsp-plugins-vst, but I couldn't remove it (it appeared as not installed). I then tried: sudo apt purge lsp-plugin* This command found a few ...


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You can manipulate windows using wmctrl and xdotool, and in addition, daemons such as devilspie and devilspie2 allow you to define rules for specific windows. When a window is created that matches your criteria, these tools can automatically manipulate them, i.e. resize and position them, and move them to a different workspace. You will mist likely need to ...


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Hopefully the following is useful for other Ubuntu Unity 20.04 users with the same problem. The solution is to (re)install the unity control center: sudo apt-get install unity-control-center Although Ubuntu Unity 20.04 contains per default the unity control center, it happened that through the installation of other dependencies, the unity control center was ...


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Under gnome 40, if you go to settings, keyboard, keyboard shortcuts, windows there is the shortcut Close window that is by default Alt F4 but you can customize.


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I'm also affected by this, but this worked, by Jakob Lell: "I'm also affected by this bug when using Thunderbird but I've found a workaround: Unpin Thunderbird (right click on the icon and "Remove from Favorites"). After that you can still start Thunderbird manually, it won't trigger this bug any more when it is just a normal application (and ...


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Solution: $ sudo apt install nvidia-driver-470


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Using Ubuntu 20.04 - here is what I did to fix this issue in my case - Firefox Developer Edition. Entered this command in my terminal xprop -name "{{window_name}}". {{window_name}} was Firefox Developer Edition. Noted down the class name given on the line WM_CLASS(STRING) = "Navigator", "{{class_name}}". {{class_name}} was ...


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There are Gnome shell extension that can solve this super-annoying behaviour. See https://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2020/12/quick-tip-remove-window-is-ready-notification-focus-window-immediately/


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Reinstall the ubuntu-desktop metapackage. This kind of mass-removal is most common when folks build up their system from a minimal install. Your whole system is hanging on the *-desktop metpackage. When you make some change that removes the metapackage, poof! Folks who installed using the normal Desktop installer get additional protection from this kind of ...


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I've tried a 18.04 VM, and things were much better, it felt easy for me to select text in Gnome Terminal without thinking. The difference turned out to be the mouse cursor theme (can be changed in gnome-tweaks): DMZ-White (from light-themes) on the VM Adwaita on the laptop (the only one which was pre-installed there) With DMZ-White, if I roughly aim in the ...


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Use SSH to secure the unencrypted VNC session... Disable the client unsupported default encryption requirement dconf write /org/gnome/desktop/remote-access/require-encryption false Disable listening on the default interface, use lo (loopback) dconf write /org/gnome/desktop/remote-access/network-interface lo Windows has the necessary commands to generate SSH ...


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I couldn't find a bug report about this issue in Launchpad, so you can file a new bug report against the gnome-screenshot package to let developers know about it. Read this question to know how to file a bug report: How do I report a bug? When PrintScreen becomes unresponsive, restarting GNOME Shell will probably restore its functionality. To restart GNOME ...


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First, installing Gnome Shell extensions from the Gnome Extensions website is not by default supported in an Ubuntu install. So you enable and do this on your own responsability. This is not a matter of "the system apparently being unfinished.". Many Gnome Extensions are made by volunteers like you and me (or rather, those who know java scripting ...


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Ubuntu 21.04 is an interim release and this issue would probably benefit from being reported as a bug here so developers can be aware of it before release of the next LTS expected April 2022. Interim releases will introduce new capabilities from Canonical and upstream open source projects, they serve as a proving ground for these new capabilities. Many ...


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I follow this steps to make it possible: Search for gnome-shell.css inside the gnome-shell folder of your favorite theme... or the default one, too. Open the CMD and login as SuperUser. Type nano and drag the gnome-shell.css file to the CMD; hit Enter. Open the search tool using Ctrl+W. Type search-section-separator; hit Enter. Replace the default px value ...


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Expanding upon sfvdhrnu's answer, on Ubuntu 20.04 and 21.04 the /var/lib/gdm folder doesn't exist, but /var/lib/gdm3 does exist. So the updated answer for 20.04 and 21.04 would become: First you change DPI settings from Gnome settings, then, sudo cp ~/.config/monitors.xml /var/lib/gdm3/.config/ sudo chown gdm:gdm /var/lib/gdm3/.config/monitors.xml # ...


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I tried on Ubuntu (Budgie) 20.04 with the same result, be it that the shortcut, if it worked, switched (only) between the two most recent windows of the active application. Like you, with a.o. Chrome, no switching took place at all. We can think of several reasons why specific applications do not switch windows, but we'd need to look into the code to know ...


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Edit: This method appears to only work when login screen and user session are using the same windowing system(X11 or Wayland). So if it doesn't work try changing your session type in the bottom-left of the login screen. This should also work: First you change DPI settings from Gnome settings. Then execute: sudo cp ~/.config/monitors.xml ~gdm/.config/ And ...


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I discovered the following: By default, org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock.custom-theme-shrink default value is true. With this setting activated, the dock height shrinks to the height of the buttons in the dock. W/o this setting activated, the height of the dock will expand, exposing dock space above and below the button. When the mouse pointer is ...


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2021 UPDATE: Base on the 2 years old discussion here. Starting from GNOME 3.36 (I think) the key binding of locate-pointer can be remapped. It lies under /org/gnome/mutter/locate-pointer-key key. To change it (for example remapping it to Right Shift instead): gsettings set org.gnome.mutter locate-pointer-key Shift_R Don't forget to enable it before using. ...


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Okay so I found a solution with the startup task mentioned by vanadium. But I thought I would make it a bit more explicit. I use 3 Files: Two are located int the /home/ubuntu/ folder /home/ubuntu/init.sh And which contains #!/bin/bash gnome-terminal -- sudo '/home/ubuntu/script.sh' /home/ubuntu/script.sh which contains the actual code I want to execute #!...


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Check your Gnome Shell extensions. First install gnome-shell-extension-prefs if you do not have it already. Find and launch it by typing Extensions in the Applications overview. Disable your extensions one by one to check which one is causing the issue. I suspect you may have two extensions active that manage the desktop, e.g. the default Desktop icons and ...


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I just got this problem after installing Evolution and adding my Google account using the first-run wizard. Evolution creates several sources in ~/.config/evolution/sources and it took me a bit of experimentation to figure out what was going on. I’m still not sure I know which is the correct way these should be ordered. The Google account has a parent source....


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Check out rclone. I use it regularly to backup my files. You can even sync folders from local to remote or remote to local.


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Strange need, to automatically install packages again and again automatically during login. Yet, you may have good reasons. You can use "Startup applications" to automatically start up a terminal after login, which then starts your script. Change your script and remove sudo. You will run the entire script as root. Autostart Gnome Terminal, the ...


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