Questions tagged [pantheon]

Questions relating to Pantheon, elementary OS's desktop shell.

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How can I change label color for any entry in Files, using scripts?

Pantheon-Files has a feature of assigning color to file/directory names displayed. I want to make a script in Bash/Python to do the same automatically.
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Unable to Browse Files on External WD Harddrive [closed]

When I plug in my External WD hard drive, open Pantheon and click on the "My Passport" drive on the left side under devices, instead of seeing the files on the right side pane, I see this (screenshot) ...
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Loki Beta2: laptop suspend issue [closed]

When my close my laptop it goes into suspend mode. After opening my laptop my screen stays black. I have to shut my laptop down, turn it on again and when I log in then my desktop does not boot. I ...
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add directory pantheon files

I 'm new to Elementary OS , I'm adapting to the desktop and to their way of seeing things "I have a few questions . : One is whether there is any way to put a new folder in the area of personal ...
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GTK theme inspector for Desktop Enviroment elements [duplicate]

Ever used firebug or google chrome inspector? Is there any similar way to inspect elements in the desktop environment to get their "element name" or "class" or "id"? Actually I've installed the os x ...
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How to open .apk with Elementary OS?

I need to open some file.apk, When I have used Windows I'd Bluestacks but on Linux doesn't run. How to can I open file.apk on Elementary OS without Wine/Bluestacks? My DE is pantheon.
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Is it possible set a windows bar?

Is it possible set a simple and light windows bar? ...below the dock or in another site (in taskbar)?
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Is it possible to change the window border color of terminal in freya?

I just want to make the vim a.txt to black and the background color of the title bar and the tab bar to silver.
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Use only Gnome on Elementary OS

So I want to use only vanilla gnome with Elementary OS as I am more at ease working with that. However,(I am using Freya) I cannot seem to find a solution for implementing this. How should I replace ...
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How do I change the wallpaper through the command line?

Is there any DConf/Gsettings etc. interface for changing the wallpaper through the command line?
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How can I adjust the mouse scrollwheel speed?

Does anyone know how to make the mouse scrollwheel go faster?
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Hide time/date display on login screen

from some digging I understand by default Elementary OS uses pantheon-greeter which uses LightDM. Is there a way to hide the time and date display on the login screen?
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apt-get build-dep command fails for pantheon-mail fails

I'm trying to build pantheon-mail again and having problems installing the build dependencies using this command $ sudo apt-get build-dep pantheon-mail Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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elementary OS VM on new laptop and AMD video card, how to change video driver

I have a Virtual Box VM of Elementary OS Freya that was moved to a new laptop. The old laptop (Intel Celeron) had integrated Intel Graphics card. New laptop (AMD A8 5550M) has AMD Radeon HD 8550 G ...
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Reactivate the Desktop function [duplicate]

Since the day I installed elementary OS, I miss my classic desktop layout (files on your Desktop, not only blank space) and I'd like to reenable it. Does anyone know how to do that? This here is ...
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Show warning window when closing app?

Background: I run code (Python) using SublimeText (ST). Sometimes I forget I have a script running and close the editor, which obviously kills whatever process is running. I'd like to somehow prevent ...
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Unable to start Pantheon

My system, which runs oneElementary OS, was acting up (package manager wouldn't open, system wouldn't restart, etc.) so I did a hard reset on it. Now when I boot it up and try to log in I get the ...
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Does Pantheon support windowshades, popup menus?

Does the Pantheon desktop support: 'windowshading' of open windows? Popup menus? I haven't been able to determine this from anything online, and would like to find out without doing a full ...
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How to display folder size in file explorer?

Inside pantheon-files folders do not show its size, like files do. However in properties of the folder size is shown: Is there a way to display folder size directly in file explorer?
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How to fix pantheon desktop if I got this messed up screen after I log in?

Noob question coming - after I installed elementary tweaks I was trying to find an appealing icon set to my desktop. After rebooting and logging in again my desktop became a mess. I installed ...
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Display Scaling Crashes Pantheon, No Way to Fix

Elementary has been running very well on my Dell XPS 13 9343 for months, but today I decided to try to scale up the display a bit because it was a little hard to read text. I entered the following ...
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Problem with installing Pantheon shell on Ubuntu

Apologies beforehand if this is the wrong part of stackexchange to be asking this. I get an error with installing Pantheon shell on Ubuntu Mini Remix. It says the following after installing Pantheon ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for not only Firefox but all applications?

For example: DeaDBeeF music player From this: To this:(edited by GIMP)

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