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How to remove file attributes?

You can use `gio set --type=unset` According to the Arch Linux man page you linked in your question -d, --delete Unsets an attribute (same as setting it's type to unset). does the same as --type=...
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How to install Pop Shell on Ubuntu 21.10 or 22.04?

For me I needed to enable Pop Shell in Gnome Extensions for the icon to show. sudo apt install gnome-shell-extension-prefs
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Vanilla Gnome adwaita theme still uses brown folders

I'm using my own icon theme, which inherits from gnome. Look at pling for a theme that suites you. Note that there are also "icon subsets". Elementary or Mint themes are rather close to the ...
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Getting these messages in the ubuntu logs. What do they mean?

gnome-session-b: GLib-GIO-CRITICAL: g_bus_get_sync: assertion 'error == NULL || *error == NULL' failed According to this bug report, it should be fixed in an upcoming release (not yet available at ...
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GNOME Screenshot can't copy to clipboard in Ubuntu 18.04

For me gnome-screenshot -acf /tmp/screengrab.png worked. (Ubuntu 22.10)
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After installing gnome desktop, desktop disappeared

Many linux distributions claim to have a "desktop-environment". But really,upon installation, they are more like background-image environments. There is no obvious setting to see or even add ...
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Vanilla Gnome adwaita theme still uses brown folders

According to the info available [here], Jakub Steiner pushed some updates to the main branch 5 days ago (at the time of this posting). I suggest that if the colors of the folders are important to you ...
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After installing Ubuntu 22.04, the default video player is unable to play any videos

Removing gstreamer1.0-vaapi and playing mp4 videos causes either freezing Totem or the whole system using X.Org Nouveau drivers for NVidia. "Tested" twice, didn't react on C+A+F2, not happy.
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How to change the settings in 22.04 of a known Wifi network you're not connected to?

connection files in ls /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections directory sudo nano /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/myconneciton.nmconnection or with sed replace regex.
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How to change the settings in 22.04 of a known Wifi network you're not connected to?

I find it annoying as well. It makes using Ubuntu PC and being mobile, often changing networks and places, difficult. You could use a command nm-connection-editor I think it opens a panel, that You ...
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Accidentally install ubuntu-desktop, how to get MATE back?

You have to uninstall Gnome and install Mate. Then it should switch automatically.
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What Gnomes are in use? Snaps directory is 4.1GB

Actually you only have two versions of GNOME installed: 42-2204 and 38-2204, two version (current and previous) each. As you correctly say, snap keeps a minimum of one older version, so you cannot ...
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Missing desktop icons after upgrade to 22.04

Your upgrade probably went slightly wrong. The Gnome Shell extension that provides icons on the desktop may not have been activated, or may not have been correctly installed. Install gnome-shell-...
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Settings window doesn't show up on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

Give a try by reinstalling gnome-control-center, it worked in my scenario. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-control-center
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Ubuntu 22.04 Stuck before shutdown

I had that problem two days in a row with debian installation, I have tried the most common solutions for that, which are: unload and blacklist kvm modules. The bugs were not fixed and I was still ...
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How do I modify the default Gnome theme?

Ok thanks to Alejandro's answer I managed to figure it out, though the guide is not quite up to date. Changing the colour is a simple 37 step process: Install the Gnome Tweak Tool (depending on your ...
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How do I modify the default Gnome theme?

According to this guide, you can find the base .css under /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/Yaru (in case you are using that theme), just copy the content, create your own theme (so you don't mess things ...
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How do I turn off Gnome Shell Activities Animations?

In Gnome 4 disable Settings > Accessibility > Enable Animations
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Setting default folder for "Open a file"

There is a setting to enable/disable "remember recent files" in dconf-editor which can be installed by sudo apt install dconf-editor. Toggle the setting for remember-recent-files back on as ...
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GNOME Screenshot can't copy to clipboard in Ubuntu 18.04

My workaround is (for Ubuntu 2204, GNOME 42): Switching from wayland to xorg and made a custom keyboard shortcut with the following command: gnome-screenshot -a -c --file=/tmp/screenshot_tmp.png
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How can I install gsettings schema via a gnome shell extension?

I think this has changed since the earlier answers, extensions CAN store settings in gsettings without having to touch the system-wide schemas dir. For example to publish on gnome.extensions.org you ...
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Cannot type square brackets with Spanish keyboard layout in Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

Right Alt or AltGr is the default key on Linux systems to access 3rd and 4th level symbols. But you can change that, if you like. Go to Settings -> Keyboard Click "Alternate Characters Key&...
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How to reset screenshot permissions for an app on Ubuntu 22.10?

I was in the same situation but concerning Flameshot. I ended up on this forum (coincidentally Upwork) where someone posted a python script to change the permission. Here the script to execute: import ...
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Removed startup applications reappear after logout

Deleting them from startup applications doesn't help if /usr/share/applications/ has a desktop file that has autostart on by default. You can mask those by creating your own desktop file for them in ~/...
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Names of gnome-shell power-off/restart/logout dialogs

I did some digging, and currently (2023.01.11) it seems there are no such names. You could possibly extend it with an additional class, if You have the time and some JavaScript knowledge. You can ...
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How to make the top bars(title bars) of windows thinner in Ubuntu

credit goes to at hydrocat if file : ~/.config/gtk-4.0/gtk.css simply put: headerbar { margin: 0 1em 0 1em; padding: 0; border-width: 0px; font-size: 12pt; min-height: 0px; } ...
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Failed to launch "Terminal"

Try to update your locale Try to change your environment variables or reset them to their default values. Or just restarting your PC sometimes help
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Is it possible to start gnome-terminal always in fullscreen mode without menubar?

You can copy /usr/share/applications/org.gnome.Terminal.desktop To /home/<YOUR_USERNAME>/.local/share/applications/org.gnome.Terminal.desktop And modify its content, so the terminal will run in ...
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Why does my UI look like 16.04

I solved it. Apparently when I logged in Ubuntu choose to use Unity desktop manager. When I switch to Ubuntu:wayland everything looks familiar again and the settings show gnome 42.5 Wayland.
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How to remove KDE Plasma Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04

Simplest way: sudo apt remove ^kde This will remove everything related to kde-plasma. But as always, do a backup before trying. Restoring gnome is a pain sometimes. But try sudo apt-get install --...
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When will Ubuntu be getting the new file picker that Gnome got

Historically, Gnome releases about a month before Ubuntu. So IF the feature is in Gnome 44 And IF Gnome 44 releases on-time around March 2023 And IF the Ubuntu Desktop Team has the resources to ...
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How to disable auto suspend temporary (reset idle time)

For the desktop, there is also the tool caffeine, or the follow-up caffeine-ng.
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Ubuntu 22.04 gnome-control-center or Gnome system Settings not opening

An alternative solution that may be applicable to some using wine32 is switching from libgd3:i386 to 64 bit version. I specifically ran: sudo apt install gnome-control-center colord libgd3 To fix it ...
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How can the Firefox file-save dialog be set to use the Enter key to save in GNOME Shell 42.2?

There is a workaround documented in the official consolidated Ubuntu bug. Open about:config and set widget.use-xdg-desktop-portal.file-picker to 0.
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Ubuntu 22.04 GNOME Search Not Working Correctly

Happening to me as well. I don't have "dash to dock" so it has to be something else. In my case it happens after each suspend. The solution, taken from here, is to "refresh the session&...
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20.04 restart frozen gnome

Have you tried “RightAlt+F2 r Enter”? Unless it was coincidence, the LEFT Alt key did nothing. This has been frustrating me for a long time as well. LeftAlt did not do anything but RightAlt did. ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 17.04: Launch using Dedicated Graphics Card, Globally?

need to add this two lines to .desktop file (ussualy there is in ~/.local/share/application or /usr/share/applications) PrefersNonDefaultGPU=true X-KDE-RunOnDiscreteGpu=true then reboot
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Black screen problem in Ubuntu 22.04

I was seeing a similar issue once I migrated from Ubuntu 20.04 to Ubuntu 22.04. In my case it turned out to be a Dell ‎D3100 docking station that was causing it. I replaced the docking station with ...
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Why does the sum of my processes RAM usage not match the total?

Historically, the difference was that of cached RAM and actual available RAM, where available RAM was much higher than reported. Although, I think newer versions of System Monitor, free, and htop don'...
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How to edit the Applications Menu in GNOME 3?

:2023 Update: Google brought me here for a similar situation in a Pop!_OS 22.04 Gnome / Cosmic Desktop. I wanted to rename the entry 'Library Home' in the 'Show Applications menu item to something ...
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GNOME Screenshot can't copy to clipboard in Ubuntu 18.04

For people running a Wayland session, binding the following to a shortcut should work gnome-screenshot -af /tmp/tmp_screenshot.png && wl-copy -ot image/png < /tmp/tmp_screenshot.png Same ...
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