Questions tagged [gala]

Gala is a window & compositing manager based on libmutter and designed by elementary for use with Pantheon Shell.

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Nvidia/Elementary OS Juno suspend/resume fix

Does anyone know if this will still work on Juno? https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/fix-nvidia-resume-bug-elementary-os-loki/amp/ I tried running gala —replace from ...
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How do I recover my pantheon session? Its not shown in the login?

I accidentally uninstalled gala from another wm (i3wm) in my freya. What are the .desktop and session files contents to recover the pantheon session??
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Duplicate title bars in some apps?

Some apps such as Brave, Settings and Terminal all have duplicate title bars. Please help me I don't know how to fix it
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Some windows always start minimized. How to prevent it?

When I open a certain types of windows they start minimized. Most annoying are the flatpak "open file with" dialog (openning an email attachment in Evolution from Flathub), or Steam in-home streaming.
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gala and plank take too much CPU with nvidia drivers

I have a high end dell precision T7610 workstation with Nvidia Graphics card. I tried installing both ubuntu and elementary OS on the system. With Ubuntu running top shows barely any CPU use on idle. ...
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text display problem-Juno

Have a pulsating ghost image problem with text. The behavior is as if the baseline or bounding box translation of a group of text, not a full line, nor necessarily a singular location, has a rounding ...
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How to retain workspace segregation across display changes?

I am moving to Elementary from a bespoke desktop on Arch, using i3. My workflow consists of having multiple windows per project, and separating the projects by workspaces. I use a ThinkPad T430s and ...
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Gala high CPU usage

Gala use above 50% of cpu even you don't do anything. There seems to be no problems with xfce and openbox. I found these with google: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/40289841/elementary-os-0-4-...
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Screen tears getting caught in various places

I've been experiencing a problem with OBS recently, as it was adding horrible screen tearing to videos in certain applications. Here's a video example. However today I took a screenshot, and I ...
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Fix/Change Catts styling

For some reason my catts (the window switcher) lost the border around the selected window, so I have to guess which window icon I'm gonna get when I let go of the Alt button. Any ideas where I can go ...
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thunderbird's "quick filter" has stopped working on Horus

Thunderbird's all-important "Quick Filter" tab has stopped working under recent updates to Horus (i.e. it used to work just fine under Horus). More specifically, clicking on the "Quick ...
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putting synaptics.conf into /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d made gala fail to start on boot

I tried to switch from libinput to synapatics by installing the latter using apt from the standard repository. It seemed to work ok at first, although the parameters settings were not working well on ...
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Is it possible to tile windows more than just left and right?

I am giving elementary a new try and I cannot find a setting for tiling windows to the corners (splitting the left or right tile), not even to upper and bottom half of the screen (thus split the ...
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How to change text style of the top panel and app menu

After setting a new theme in elementary-tweaks I'm now looking for a .css or configuration file to change the style of the text in the top panel and app menu to fit the style of the theme. More ...
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Why am I having double child window in applications?

It's happening in various applications, not only with mysql workbench, I tried to open a bug report, but I don't know where the elementary os bug report is hosted.
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How to force windows to open on the primary monitor instead of the first monitor?

I'm using Loki (though this might apply to all versions). I have a laptop whose screen is my primary monitor. Additionally, I have two external monitors, one to the left and one to the right of my ...
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