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Drag and Drop is in reverse order

Drag and Drop is in reverse order Ubuntu 24.04 When I drag and drop files they get placed in reverse order – Z-A Is there any way to make it alphabetical? A-Z Asked By: RickAndTired || Source Although not documented, the release of Nautilus 46.1 seems to solve this problem. Please upgrade or install using: …

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How to manually set system wide proxy used by gnome-control-center in Ubuntu 22

How to manually set system wide proxy used by gnome-control-center in Ubuntu 22 How do I manually from terminal set the value of proxy server read by gnome-control-center? It doesn’t use the http_proxy environmental variable and I notice apps such as Browsers uses value in the gnome-control-center when I choose use system default proxy programs …

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Same package shows 2 different names on terminal and on GNOME's menu

Same package shows 2 different names on terminal and on GNOME's menu I have recently installed alacarte from the terminal; when I run apt list –installed on the terminal it shows the name is alacarte, but on GNOME’s menu it’s shown as "Main menu". I have faced this problem multiple times. My question is: Why …

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How to suppress Gnome's file explorer notifications?

How to suppress Gnome's file explorer notifications? How can I suppress the following notification in Gnome’s file explorer? I couldn’t find the settings anywhere. It is annoying me, always covering other files I would like to click on. Asked By: kev || Source This can be achieved using two methods: dconfig Editor In dconf Editor …

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Scrolling and typing lag with a 1-2 second delay

Scrolling and typing lag with a 1-2 second delay I have never had any serious problems with great Linux Ubuntu Operating System. It’s just that recently, after a fresh install of Linux Ubuntu 22.04, I stumbled upon this lag problem. I didn’t have this problem before installation. Right after the start-up of Linux Ubuntu OS …

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Theme/Icons changed, 22.04LTS

Theme/Icons changed, 22.04LTS I am using Ubuntu 22.04LTS; I had Pro enabled at the time (disabled now). Yesterday (5/9/2024), I realized that my system icons changed, and some display aspects of stock applications – to some high-contrast "theme" without me doing anything that I know of. I dug around trying to find some automatic update …

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Storage drive does not unmount when user logs out

Storage drive does not unmount when user logs out On Ubuntu 22.04 I have two users that share a storage drive (it’s also shared with Windows, therefore I need it to be formatted as NTFS and on a separate drive). Both Ubuntu users have the auto-mount option enabled on that drive but when one user …

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Remote desktop option doesn't show up in Sharing in 24.04

Remote desktop option doesn't show up in Sharing in 24.04 I installed Ubuntu 24.04 LTS from https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop/thank-you?version=24.04&architecture=amd64&lts=true in Virtual Box VM and turned to instructions how to share RD https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/sharing-desktop.html. The sequence starts with a link to Install Gnome Remote Desktop which doesn’t work and shows a pop-up window which says No Apps Available. I …

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How to change keyboard shortcut in activities overview in gnome 46 from super key

How to change keyboard shortcut in activities overview in gnome 46 from super key I cant find where to change the keyboard shortcut for the activities overview, or to at least add an alternate keybinding. Nor do I know of any gnome extension that can do this. Anyone know of a way? Asked By: learnvst …

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What to do now that Gnome 44 runtime is no longer supported?

What to do now that Gnome 44 runtime is no longer supported? Info: org.gnome.Platform//44 is end-of-life, with reason: The GNOME 44 runtime is no longer supported as of March 20, 2024. Please ask your application developer to migrate to a supported platform. This was the message from my flatpak updating process today. I have had …

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Is it possible to cancel GNOME's power off end session dialog using DBUS?

Is it possible to cancel GNOME's power off end session dialog using DBUS? The object org.gnome.SessionManager.EndSessionDialog has a Close method which does actually close the dialog. However, the background timer will keep ticking and after 60 seconds (GNOME 42) it will power off the machine. Ultimately what I want to achieve is a way to …

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Duplicate Kdenlive applications on Ubuntu Gnome snap software store

Duplicate Kdenlive applications on Ubuntu Gnome snap software store I was recently looking to install Kdenlive on Gnome Ubuntu 22.04 LTS using the snap software store. However, I noticed that the search feature returned 2 applications both labeled Kdenlive with the same thumbnail. Visiting both, they had the same reviews, but different descriptions, versions, and …

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Minimize, maximize, close buttons on the Gnome's top bar

Minimize, maximize, close buttons on the Gnome's top bar I am using Ubuntu 24.04 with the latest Gnome, and I am trying to make some use for the top panel which stays there just for some icons and nothing else. Remembering the Unity desktop, which still exists with some kind of limitations like (maybe?) missing …

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Alt +esc doesn't change focus when an app is set "Always on Top"

Alt +esc doesn't change focus when an app is set "Always on Top" After I put Gnome Clock to always on top by Alt+Space,then whenever I did Alt+Esc , it changed the blue box from window to window but does not brought anyone of them to focus. For example, I opened Firefox through the shortcut, …

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How to reliably determine the name of an application for use in Gnome: Favorite Applications?

How to reliably determine the name of an application for use in Gnome: Favorite Applications? I have ran the following command to setup my Favorite Applications menu: gsettings set org.gnome.shell favorite-apps "[ ‘docker-desktop.desktop’, ‘org.gnome.Nautilus.desktop’, ‘firefox-esr.desktop’, ‘github-desktop.desktop’, ‘gnome-system-monitor.desktop’, ‘org.gnome.Terminal.desktop’, ‘gnome-tweaks.desktop’ ]" This is working perfectly (after working out the precise application names). However I can’t work …

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Clock at top of screen displaying odd values instead of time in Ubuntu 23.10

Clock at top of screen displaying odd values instead of time in Ubuntu 23.10 Settings > Date & Time show correct options, but the clock on the top of the screen displays numbers (time of 24:40) that don’t make any sense (although the date is correct). See screenshot Asked By: EHJ || Source Here’s how …

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Can I make Gnome behave and look more like a traditional desktop?

Can I make Gnome behave and look more like a traditional desktop? Can I modify Gnome so it behaves more like Gnome2 and other desktops? One has to go to the activities menu in the corner, click, then click the buckshot pattern at the bottom then see this. Is there something we can tweak in …

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All folders visible in desktop linux

All folders visible in desktop linux I have a problem where all the folders in my laptop are visible in my desktop, I tried following the instruction as suggested in all of my folders appeared on my desktop; how do I remove them and made changes within the ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs which is refelected temporarily, but the …

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