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GNOME is a desktop environment/graphical user interface that runs on top of a computer operating system, most notably Linux and the Java Desktop System which is part of Solaris.

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Is there a GTK+ 3 API call to completely prevent themes from affecting your GTK application? [closed]

I have a very specific app scenario where I need to prevent any GTK/GNOME (or other) theme from affecting control hints and decoration information. I just spent most of the previous weekend digging ...
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Linux Mint locale

I'm pretty new in Linux desktop environment so probably the issue is already solved but I haven't found it yet. I run Linux Mint 19 with Gnome 3.28.1. I use English interface but want to have ...
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Defining custom keyboard shortcuts for umlauts

On Windows, I used to have an AutoHotkey script for creating umlauts on my American keyboard. It looked like this: !a:: send ä return !o:: send ö return !u:: send ü return !+a:: send Ä return !+...
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Can you connect two GNOME-boxes via ssh?

I’m trying to set up 2 node Hadoop cluster using two lap-tops with GNOME-boxes, both running Ubuntu 17.10. The both laptops are connectes to the same wifi but the GNOME-boxes alone are not connected ...
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Patched fonts not showing up on gnome-terminal

I installed the patched font "Source Code Pro" from https://github.com/ryanoasis/nerd-fonts#option-3-install-script on my Ubuntu 18.10 box. I can see the font showing up on the Fonts program (as ...
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Automatically logged out of GNOME after inactivity

I'm running Arch Linux and since a recent update I am automatically logged out of GNOME and all running processes are terminated (not screen lock, really logged out of my session). After some more ...
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Which pam module is used for gnome admin password requests?

I have added the yubikey pam module to my sudo pam config, and I like the results—no one can get superuser access through sudo or su without a yubikey. Setting aside the fact that this is possibly ...
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Gnome ibeam not visible over urxvt

What determines how Gnome 2 switches the mouse pointer to an ibeam when it's over a window? Can I configure the ibeam size/colour/etc for urxvt? If I have several urxvt windows open, I can't tell ...
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GNOME permissions over ssh X session

I occasionally use GNOME softwares over a ssh -X session in a local network. It's usually eog or evince to view some file but sometimes it's more complex apps like nautilus or others. Everything ...
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Add gnomesu to right-click menu in GNOME/SLES

I'm a Windows Server admin who is playing around with SLES 12 SP3, and I'm finding it easy enough to work through most things (Google/RTFM) - but one thing I'm stuck on is the ability to elevate from ...
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Automatically mount sshfs on login, using gnome keyring

I understand the purpose of /etc/fstab is used to mount volumes on boot. However, in my case I have an sshfs that requires an encrypted identity file. So how would I go about supplying passphrase for ...
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scanmem and gnome-calculator

for testing i run scanmem against gnome-calculator but it fails. i run scanmem as root and then i add two integers at gnome-calculator. Then i scan the result with scanmem and it finds too many ...
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Gnome-boxes does not start after removing folder ~/.cache/libvert

Using gnome-boxes on Fedora 26. One of the VMs (running Ubuntu 16) stopped working. In the process of trying to remove it (via the gnome-boxes GUI), suddenly gnome-boxes stopped working. It would open ...
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How to use Gnome Lockscreen instead of xscreensaver Lockscreen

I am using Xscreensaver in my Fedora 28. I was using it only because Apple Aerial Screensaver can be added as a screensaver to it. But the login screen of xscreensaver is ugly and doesnt go with the ...
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How to force “Ctrl + L” to only lock the session and not power off the screen?

Using Ubuntu 18.04 with Default Gnome display manager. When I press Ctrl + L, the screensaver automatically locks my graphical session and powers off the screen to save energy. I want it to keep ...

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