How to install GNOME 3 in Ubuntu MATE 18.04?

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How to install the GNOME 3 (gnome-shell) desktop environment in Ubuntu MATE 18.04? To install gnome3 to Ubuntu, install these packages sudo apt install gnome-session gdm3 ubuntu-desktop During installation, the installation tools will let you choose the default display manager. You may choose gdm3. Then reboot you Ubuntu Linux and gdm3 will be shown. Click
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How to remove the bottom panel in gnome 3 classic?

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The gnome 3 classic’s bottom panel looks not useful to me. I do not use it. How to remove the bottom panel in gnome 3 classic? That bottom panel is from the “Window List” plugin. The gnome 3 classic package depends on that plugin package on CentOS 7 as far as I checked. And Gnome
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How to force ibus to restart in Gnome 3?

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How to force ibus to restart in Gnome 3? There used to be a menu. But it does not provide the restart option anymore. To kill current ibus daemon: pkill -o ibus-daemon To start a new ibus daemon in Gnome 3, run this command in “Enter a command” tool by Alt+F2: /usr/bin/ibus-daemon –replace –xim –panel
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How to exclude users from GDM login screen?

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How to exclude users from appearing in the GDM login screen of Gnome 3? There is a long-time bug related to this ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=723708 ) which causes that the /etc/gdm/custom.conf has no effect. The closes workaround I find working on Fedora 20 is to totally disable listing of users (run as root): cat > /etc/dconf/db/gdm.d/01-mysettings
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How to make Alt-Tab switch among windows instead of applications in Gnome 3?

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The default Alt-Tab in Gnome 3 switches among applications and windows are grouped by application. How to make Alt-Tab switch among windows instead of applications in Gnome 3? Check the Alternate Tab Gnome 3 extension and you will love it. Substitute Alt-Tab with a window based switcher that does not group by application. This extension
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How to change the fonts of gnome-shell for gnome3?

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How to change the fonts of gnome-shell for gnome3? Like the system bar. The fonts of gnome-shell is described in its own theme. For the default gnome-shell, you need to edit the file as root: /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-shell.css Right, it is a css file. Find the font-family keyword and change the corresponding fonts. Then you can restart
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How to change the window title font family and size in Gnome 3?

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It was ever possible to set it in gnome-teak-tool. However, in the latest Gnome 3, it disappears. Is there any other way to set it? The configuration is the org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences titlebar-font under dconf. You can use dconf-editor to find the appropriate key entry and set it. Or use gsettings: $ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences titlebar-font ‘Sans
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How to restore a Gnome 3 session?

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How to restore a Gnome 3 session? Which means: opening all the programs running last time when I log out in Gnome 3. If your purpose is to automatically start programs after logging in Gnome, another possible method is using the autostart script: https://www.systutorials.com/qa/119/how-to-write-a-autostart-script-for-gnome Run gnome-session-properties. In the “Options” tab, select “Automatically remember running applications
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Essential Gnome Shell Extensions for Gnome 3 Users

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Gnome Shell has a clean design. But many users want to get more from the desktop environment. Gnome 3’s extension system can help users customize the Gnome Shell’s look greatly. In this post, we summarize 6 extensions we considered essential to make Gnome Shell great. AlternateTab Make Alt-Tab "classic" instead of grouping windows by application.
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Customizing Fonts in Gnome 3

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Gnome 3 is great and I can understand that it emphasizes on simplicity. However, the configuration settings for Gnome 3 does not provide tools for certain functions that I need. One of them is customizing the fonts. This post will summarize the tools/tips that I adopted to customize the fonts in Gnome 3. Usually, the
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