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Questions tagged [gnome]

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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How to search for an Artist in Rhythmbox on Fedora?

The online help for Rhythmbox shows a couple of buttons next to the Search widget that seem to select what is going to be searched, ie. Artists vs. Albums vs. Titles. But in my Rhythmbox (version 3.4....
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How to remove “starred” tab in gnome's nautilus?

I have a lot of network drives and a few bookmarks and I don't like having my file manager maximized, so I prefer an interface that's as clean as possible. This Starred tab however blocks this for me....
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How do I disable my keyboard's sleep button?

I have a couple Fn shortcuts on my F1-F12 keys. F12 is the calculator, F11 puts my PC to sleep. The amounts I confuse those keys by accidents are astronomical. How can I disable my suspend/sleep key ...
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How to add “First Friday” in Gnome Calendar?

This type of event is common enough that I thought Gnome would support it (in particular because of First Fridays in Oakland, California, grin). But so far no luck. Am I missing something? Is it a ...
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How to change title and icon of a terminal program in Gnome 3?

I have a couple of terminal based programs which I'll never be able to leave behind. When I start them from the command line with something like gnome-terminal --command foo or when I make a Foo....
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Disallow processes from preventing logout

Processes that query the user to confirm exit can prevent GNOME from logging out so how can we disallow processes from preventing logout? We've had issues with users attempting to logout -> walking ...
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Can't change default app from Dragon Player to Gnome MPV

I'm using Cinnamon on a Devuan ASCII system. I'm trying to have Gnome MPV open my .avi files rather than Dragon Player - like I've already done with .mp4 and .mkv files, using the "Open With | Other ...
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KDE Plasma option disappeared from Ubuntu login after restart

I run Ubuntu and I recently installed KDE Plasma alongside Gnome, however I didn't like how the KDE apps looked in the Gnome Apps menu so I put them in a separate folder. Afterwards, I logged out and ...
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Understanding Linux CPU usage

I'm stuck with profiling a process of mine, named (see top output) xspectra-frameb. Its inner structure can be summarized as the following: 8 threads are recving bursts of data from socket ...
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Installing Gnome on OpenBSD 6.3

I want to install Gnome on OpenBSD 6.3. The instructions I've found far refer to earlier versions of OpenBSD and produce error messages. I'm working from a clean install of OpenBSD 6.3 that I did ...
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In Gnome how to have multiple full screen areas on one screen?

When working on big screens I often use Gnomes "snap window to left/right border" by dragging a window to the left/right side of the screen. This results in a partially maximized window which I find ...
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Gnome 3.28.2 always showing 'VPN OFF'

I'm using Debian with Gnome 3.28.2 I've been using my VPN with no problems but Gnome will always display 'VPN Off' even when the VPN is active. Does anyone know what I can do to fix this? I haven'...
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GNOME's desktop does not work on Ubuntu

At first i have Ubuntu 18.04 After Upgrade and the restart, the Gnome-desktop didnt work, and didnt reinstall. I installed the Xubuntu desktop and now i cant install Gnome or mate Desktop sudo apt ...
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Re-enable screen blanking on gnome 3

Running Gnome 3.28. I am having problems with screen blanking. More specifically, the screen is not blanking, and I cannot figure out how to get it to blank consistently anymore. (Sometime, years ...
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How do I manage passwords saved in “Passwords and Keys” in newer Ubuntu/Debian on Gnome?

I couldn't find any utilities, neither gnome-keyring nor seahorse weren't helpful, man of former points at secrets-tool which asks me for attributes and values but cannot list everything stored in ...

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