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How to Search for an app by starting to type on the desktop While 'show all open windows' is displayed

How do I search for an app by starting to type on the desktop while the 'show all open windows' is displayed. e.g similar to gnome-shell top left hot corner in which you can just start typing an app ...
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Is it possible to have a separate vanilla GNOME session?

I'd like to be able to run the Pantheon DE and vanilla GNOME Shell side-by-side, with my DE of choice being simply a log-in option. Is that possible?
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How to disable touchpad middle button paste feature

I want to disable middle touchpad button paste feature on my laptop. I have read about a change that implements this options now thanks to a fixing (https://github.com/elementary/default-settings/...
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Firefox crashes Gnome Session

Firefox crashes when unlocking a locked session. This in itself is a Firefox issue. But the problem is that this crash cascades and crashes a gnome session, returning me to the login screen. I can ...
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How to get back the previous greeter?

Is there a way to revert to the previous desktop where there logon field was on the left? I much prefer it to the newer, centered logon.
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Terminal says that the wallpaper is changed but I see that it doesn't!

I use a Dell laptop with a docking station with 2 monitors and Loki. I don't have problem in changing the wallpaper when I use the laptop alone, without docking station and 2 monitors. When I Use the ...
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How to choose network interface to be shown in gnome-system-monitor network graph?

1) How to choose the network interface to be monitored by gnome-system-monitor? 2) Is it possible to have more than one network graph, each for separate interface? I've tried to find information by ...
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Up-to-date Mutter API reference

Where can I find the up-to-date API reference for mutter? https://developer.gnome.org/meta/stable/ only provides the documentations for up to version 3.16.1.1. The websites also says that the API ...
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Setting display resolution to 4k disables GUI

I am using 5.1 Hera. I recently reinstalled the X-Server and now when I set the display resolution to 4k (which worked initially, before I broke and reinstalled some stuff), the screen turns black, ...
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Where are the hard differences between elementary and GNOME HIG?

Is there a list of the hard, breaking differences between both HIG? Is there a way to be conform to both? Is some rule bending possible?
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xbindkeys not working with another layout on Gnome session

So, I'm using Elementary OS for a long time and one day I decided to install Gnome DE for variety. I started to customizing it for myself and everything was ok, until I got to xbindkeys. I'm using ...
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Installing Gnome Software Center on Loki

trying to get Gnome Software Center going on a fresh install of Loki. This is the error I am getting: $ sudo apt install gnome-software Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Gnome Boxes won't create a VM

Running from the GUI I get "Box setup failed" -pretty sparse there Gnome team!! (I know this is the elementary forum, but just saying...) Running from Terminal, I get: (gnome-boxes:31127): Boxes-...