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Enable Gnome Classic from the command line?

Enable Gnome Classic from the command line? I’ve installed gnome-shell-extensions, but I’m on VNC, so can’t follow the normal instructions for logging in and selecting ‘Classic’ in the login menu (there isn’t a login menu). For TigerVNC, X is run from /etc/X11/Xtigervnc-session, but it’s not at all obvious (to me) how Gnome is run from …

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Keyboard shortcut to switch to a specific window

Keyboard shortcut to switch to a specific window Is there a way to specify a keyboard shortcut to switch to a specific window? I know about Alt+Tab, Alt+`, Alt+Esc etc. But all of those keys cycle through all windows, which is not what I’m looking for. I would like a key that takes me straight …

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I accidentally installed phased update for gjs. How to revert?

I accidentally installed phased update for gjs. How to revert? ~ ❯ apt-cache policy gjs gjs: Installed: 1.72.4-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 Candidate: 1.72.4-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 Version table: *** 1.72.4-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 500 (phased 0%) 500 http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-updates/main amd64 Packages 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status 1.72.0-1 500 500 http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy/main amd64 Packages When i try to install the 1.72.0-1 version it wants this which doesn’t sound …

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Monitor powered by Nvidia GPU only shows wallpaper

Monitor powered by Nvidia GPU only shows wallpaper I have a Dell R720 home lab running Ubuntu 22.04. It is equipped with the following GPUs: $ nvidia-smi -L GPU 0: Tesla P40 (UUID: GPU-ac45b921-3664-d911-5dd7-e5b8d49551c3) GPU 1: Tesla P40 (UUID: GPU-11fdf0e4-2c22-162a-a65e-f594c9a908ae) GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 (UUID: GPU-6fabed11-9de9-cd98-3220-658b45c1e7e8) I want to use the two P40s …

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No Gnome Version Available?

No Gnome Version Available? I have a Ubuntu Budgie 23.10. I go into Settings > About > System Details and this is what I see: Why is gnome not available? Is it because I am on Budgie? Asked By: John Carter || Source GNOME Version: Not available simply means that the system cannot locate a …

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Compiling with Libadwaita, GTK4 and C

Compiling with Libadwaita, GTK4 and C After installing the libadwaita-1-dev package on Ubuntu 23.10, I tried to compile the example from the official documentation: gcc $(pkg-config –cflags –libs gtk4) $(pkg-config –-cflags –libs libadwaita-1) hello-adwita.c -o hello Unfortunately, it didn’t work. The error message is: /usr/bin/ld: /tmp/cccNMYti.o: in function `glib_autoptr_clear_GtkApplication’: hello-adwita.c:(.text+0x1b): undefined reference to `g_object_unref’ /usr/bin/ld: …

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How to change Play / Pause keyboard shortcut of Rhythmbox?

How to change Play / Pause keyboard shortcut of Rhythmbox? In the official list of Rhythmbox shortcuts I found that we can use Ctrl+P to Play / Pause music in Rhythmbox. But I want to change it to Space. Does anyone know how to do this? Asked By: Alexander Phung || Source You just need …

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Zsh – how to enable backspace terminal beep sound

Zsh – how to enable backspace terminal beep sound How can I enable the bell sound in my kali linux terminal (zsh) when I backspace or hit tab for suggestions, notice that the beep works when I’m in a sub shell (eg. I accessed mysql CLI the backspace works fine) Asked By: ALLAOUA Okba || …

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How to set an application to be always on top?

Set application to "always on top" I am using Ubuntu 23.10 and I would like to set an application, in my case CuteCom Serial Monitor, to be always on top. At the moment if my IDE is fullscreen I have to launch CuteCom from the dash and then after I return to the IDE and …

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Opera browser menu border transparency broken in LXDE on Ubuntu 22.04

Opera browser menu border transparency broken in LXDE on Ubuntu 22.04 Opera web browser 106.0.4998.19 in LXDE 11 on Ubuntu 22.04 (freshly updated) has some issues with the main and all the context menu border transparency. Instead of the transparent background, there is a solid white border and a black shadow. I got the embedded …

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Problem installing openweathermap Gnome extension

Problem installing openweathermap Gnome extension I am trying to install the openweathermap extension for Gnome 45 (link) (Ubuntu 23.10). When I am running the command make && make install, I am getting the following error: fatal: No names found, cannot describe anything. msgfmt -c po/ar.po -o po/ar.mo make: msgfmt: No such file or directory make: …

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UBUNTU 22.04 LTS tabbed activities

UBUNTU 22.04 LTS tabbed activities The "Activities" button on the top left of my UBUNTU screen always shows a tab next to it with the current window that is in focus. Is there a way that I can make ALL windows or specific windows show in the "Activities" tab and for them to be clickable …

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Gnome 42 installed on Snap Ubuntu 20.04

Gnome 42 installed on Snap Ubuntu 20.04 I have Ubuntu 20.04 with gnome-42-2204 installed as snap package # snap list –all Name Version Rev Tracking Publisher Notes bare 1.0 5 latest/stable canonical✓ base code 1a5daa3a 146 latest/stable vscode✓ classic core20 20230801 2015 latest/stable canonical✓ base core20 20220805 1611 latest/stable canonical✓ base,disabled core22 20230801 864 latest/stable …

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Ubuntu gdm3 login screen menu

Ubuntu gdm3 login screen menu So I have gdm3 installed as my display-manager on Ubuntu Budgie and when I log in there is this small settings icon in the right corner with the options: Ubuntu Budgie Ubuntu Ubuntu with Xorg What are their diffrences and which one is the better one? How did ubuntu end …

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Show dock only in activities

Show dock only in activities On my PC, I had a Hot-Corner with the action to open activities menu. The dock showed up only when I open the activities, and I liked that. Recently, I had problem with my display manager (which I will not relate here) and it needed me to reinstall GNOME. After …

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Unable to start gnome applications because of shared library libappstream

Unable to start gnome applications because of shared library libappstream Whenever I am trying to start a gnome applications (like calculator, Files, event gnome-control-center), I get the following error: gnome-control-center: error while loading shared libraries: libappstream.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory After further research, It appeared that I don’t have …

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Super+[Number] to hide an application as well as activate it

Super+[Number] to hide an application as well as activate it I’m using GNOME 42.9 on Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS and want to replicate a specific Windows feature. In Windows, pressing Win+[number] minimizes or unhides the window of a specific application pinned to the taskbar. I want to achieve the same functionality with the Super+[number] keys in …

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How to set single key for customization keyboard shortcuts in gnome

How to set single key for customization keyboard shortcuts in gnome I’m trying to set single key to operate anything i want in gnome settings. I’m using Debian-12 and Gnome 43. Settings->Keyboard>View and Customize Shortcuts(Keyboard Shortcuts)->Custom Shortcuts->Add Shortcut->Set Shortcut In Set Shortcut panel, single keys is not detected(neither model nor standard keys, i.e Super, Alt, …

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Is there a way to capture screen when menu bars are opened?

Is there a way to capture screen when menu bars are opened? On GNOME, I would like to capture a screen to show a special situation where I am on IDEA IntelliJ, when two menus are opened. Main Window → Menu Bar 1 → Menu Bar 2 But as soon as I open one of …

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