Ubuntu Gnome-shell slanted window appearance

I believe there may be a bug on this, but I was unsure as it shows for Unity not Mutter/Gnome-Shell... technically this is related to mutter... not now it doesn't happen with Mutter but it does with Gnome-shell.With mutter/gnome-shell the windows appear slanted, this happens with Terminal and Pidgin ...

Ubuntu Window decoration problem (after installing e17?)

Hi, I've (successfully) installed e17 / Enlightenment on Jaunty. Logged into it, messed around etc. Point is, it uses gtk for drawing windows, except the window borders. The window borders are drawn by e17 itself.Now, when I login into Gnome again, my window decoration is gone. Trying metacity / com ...

Ubuntu Gnome shell and docky problem

I like the fact that Unity has a vertical dock because it keeps your screen width and height ration the same.However, I also like most Gnome Shell features (window management, launching apps ...). So I tried setting up a dock on GS that looks a bit like the Unity dock (but off coarse not with the le ...

Ubuntu No window decoration with gnome-screenshot if desktop effects enabled

When a take a screenshot of a window with gnome-screenshot (Alt+Print Screen or gnome-screenshot --window) if desktop effects are enabled, there is no window decoration on the screenshot.An example is attached to this message.How can I get window screenshots with borders? ...

Ubuntu Window border controls dissapeared in GNOME-Shell

I have a problem with the window border controls, Close Window, Maximize, Minimize and the upper left window menu.I installed gnome-shell from the Karmic repository and there was some problems with the upgrade, the harddrive was remounted read-only for some reason, i fixed that problem and continued ...

Ubuntu How do I set GNOME apps to have my GNOME Window decoration under KDE?

I am using the nimbus theme for my GNOME apps under KDE, but I also want the window decoration to match. How can I use my GNOME window decorations under KDE for GNOME apps? ...

Ubuntu Gnome Window Decoration Button Placement

Is it possible to configure the location of the window decoration buttons in Gnome like you can for kwin in KDE? ...

Ubuntu Window borders in Gnome Shell

I'm trying the new Gnome3 PPA and fell fast in love with Gnome Shell. However, the window borders of the programs seem to be of some old ugly standard sort and the Adwaita theme is nowhere to be found on my system. I can't find any repo package for it, nor installation files. Also, only a few people ...

Ubuntu Do you use gnome-shell as your primary window manager?

Any thoughts of using gnome-shell as main window manager not through start up application. ...

Ubuntu GNOME Shell - cant change window title bar color

like the title says, i cant change the color of window title bars in GNOME shell. Its an ugly bright orange, and i tried using gnome tweak tool to change the theme, but it only changes the controls and entry boxes, it never changes the color, and its driving me nuts. any ideas? ...

Ubuntu Move Window Control To The Left on Oneiric Gnome-Shell?

The question is the same as on the title :)I feel it will be more consistent to put window control to the left because on gnome-shell we manage windows by pointing cursor to the top-left corner.It is default in unity session but not in gnome-shell.I don't see how to do this on gnome-tweak-tool. ...

Ubuntu gnome-shell-extensions-alternate-tab: Alt-Tab window disappearing immediately

I've been using gnome3 for a while on oneiric for a while and alternate-tab has never been working right for me. I figured it was just a product of using a development release but apparently not :/I'm using the Webupd8 ppa to get the extensions if that makes a difference: ppa:webupd8team/gnome3I can ...

Ubuntu Window Title bar looks horrible in Gnome Shell

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed with Gnome Shell. I installed the Window/GTK Theme Zukitwo (http://lassekongo83.deviantart.com/art/Zukitwo-203936861) and Shell Theme Faience (http://tiheum.deviantart.com/art/Gnome-Shell-Faience-255097456). I installed this same setup on my laptop at home, and everythi ...

Ubuntu maximus - window decoration fails

all, upon the 10.10 upgrade, maximus seems to be failing. In gconf-editor I have it set to hide window decorations (since window picker is up in the panel), but the window decoration is still there. This could possibly be related to my other problem, which is that gnome desktop isn't loading at all ...

Ubuntu Karmic -> Lucid; various issues with keyboard shortcuts and window decoration

Good morning everyone :)After upgrading my Karmic installation to Lucid, I am now experiencing some issues that I cannot fix on my own.1. Window decoration: regardless of which theme I choose, the window borders do not change, the Ambiance-borders always remain. Additionally the window controls are ...

Ubuntu tested out gnome shell from the repos today

I was sick of people whining about GNOME 3 and its accompanying shell being delayed yet again, forgetting it was an open source project where you can download all the latest builds, and was wondering how its progressed since about this time last year; the first time I tried it. The sidebar thing is ...

Ubuntu Need help after tinkering with Gnome-Shell

I should have known better but I executed the following command in my terminal:ln -s ~/gnome-shell/install/share/applications/gnome-shell.desktop ~/.local/share/applications/gnome-shell.desktopgconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/session/required_components/windowmanager "gnome-shell" -t stringSe ...

Ubuntu Gnome shell in Karmic. --replace problem?

I'm in Karmic and can't get the new gnome shell to work..runningsudo gnome-shell --replacegivesXlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".X ...

Ubuntu Can't start GNOME-Shell to try it...

It gives me a whole mess of errors:Failed to start shellTraceback (most recent call last):File "/usr/bin/gnome-shell", line 265, in <module>shell = start_shell()File "/usr/bin/gnome-shell", line 138, in start_shell(server_glx_extensions, client_glx_extensions, glx_extension ...

Ubuntu gnome shell problem

i have installed gnome shell.Every time i have to give command gnome-shell -replace to start gnome shell after boot. I have read somewhere in ubuntu forum that if i can change to mutter in window manager then gnome-shell will be set as default desktop. But when i did so my mouse pointer has been dis ...

Ubuntu Lost title bar and window decoration

I have an aspire one running the netbook remix 9.04. When my computer boots up it doesn't have a panel at the top of the screen and any windows I open don't have any window decoration (title bar, buttons etc).If I change window mode to the standard gnome and then back, it usually gets things working ...

Ubuntu Gnome shell alt-tab menu doesn't work

Hi. I'm trying out gnome-shell right now and for some reason, when I use the alt-tab shortcut, it switches to the next window and then the menu immediately disappears, so I have no ability to look at the detailed menu option. This might have something to do with me having changed a lot of my keyboar ...

Ubuntu Compiling Gnome-Shell from GIT (error)

I'm trying to compile Gnome-Shell to try it out, but I run into this problem:make[5]: Leaving directory `/home/dmaxel/gnome-shell/source/gnome-settings-daemon/plugins/media-keys/cut-n-paste'make[5]: Entering directory `/home/dmaxel/gnome-shell/source/gnome-settings-daemon/plugins/media-keys'CC libme ...

Ubuntu GNOME-Shell wont run correctly

after a ridiculously long install (a little more than an hour), i finally managed to run gnome shell. i didnt want to set it as my default desktop yet, so i ran it from the terminal. it popped up and everything looked alright. i tried to close the terminal and it said the process was still running, ...

Ubuntu Make gnome-shell default

I want to make gnome shell my default window manager. I have it installed, and can get it to run from the terminal with gnome-shell --replace. the effects aren't permanent though. I tried setting gnome-shell to be a start up application but this hasn't worked. I dont want to remove compiz or metacit ...

Ubuntu Unity + Gnome-Shell

So i've been playing with Ubuntu for a few months now and i thought that unity looked really good, so i installed itHowever when i logged into it, i noticed that the movements with the curser was extremely slow and happened with a delay, but this only happens when i have an window open, its fine whe ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell

Since I can't find any forum about gnome (except a mailing list or 1 thread about ALL the gnome issues) I'll try my luck here.Is anybody else running into the bug that a window does not disappear after closing it? E.g. in the Update Manager after pressing "install" and filling in the root ...

Ubuntu Gnome-Shell Issue

Trying to install/run Gnome-Shell in Karmic, I get the following error:joe@joe-desktop:~$ gnome-shell --replaceJS ERROR: !!! Exception was: Error: Requiring Shell, version none: Requiring namespace 'Meta' version '2.28', but '2.29' is already loadedJS ERROR: !!! lineNumber = '0'JS ERROR: !!! fileNam ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell (Karmic) and Open Office

Can anyone confirm the following problem when trying to use Open Office Spread Sheet in Karmic with Gnome Shell.I have a spread sheet which has both the sheets and the document locked and requires a password to open for editing. I can open the sheet for editing by clicking off the protection selctio ...

Ubuntu gnome-shell on login

I just installed gnome-shell and activated it using 'gnome-shell --replace' in a terminal, but that required me to leave the terminal window open and closing the window screwed up my window manager settings. Is getting gnome-shell to be the default window manager at login as simple as creating an en ...

Ubuntu Conky in Gnome-Shell?

I'm testing out Gnome-Shell and would like to run Conky in it. With my current config file Conky appears to start (no errors in terminal), but it doesn't appear on the desktop. The config file works in Metacity. Does anybody know how to configure Conky to work with Gnome-Shell?For the record, here's ...

Ubuntu Pidgin conversation windows lack window decoration

After trying out the window manager Ion3, I switched back to Gnome -- only to find my Pidgin conversation windows fullscreen and un-resizable, due to a lack of window decoration.I have no idea how to fix this, so here I am. Any ideas? ...

Ubuntu Compiz Update Killed My Window Decoration?

Last night I updated compiz fromhttp://ppa.launchpad.net/compiz/ubuntu hardy mainToday when I rebooted I have no window decoration.Runningcompiz-decoratorfrom the CLI results in this error:Starting gtk-window-decorator/usr/bin/gtk-window-decorator: symbol lookup error: /usr/bin/gtk-window-decorator: ...

Ubuntu Unity and Gnome-Shell, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Them All...

Here is an unbiased (well slightly biased, but equally towards both) perspective on both Unity and Gnome-Shell.I am with Unity on Ubuntu, and Gnome-Shell on Arch, which hit the repos the day before.First impressions:On Ubuntu, I went with the Natty upgrade to Beta 1, and rebooted, and waited...And U ...

Ubuntu Gnome shell panel changes size and windows look gtk1 like

I have installed Gnome Shell through Gnome team ppa https://launchpad.net/~gnome3-team/+archive/gnome3 and it installs fine (I think) I have installed gnome-shell and than updated my 11.04 system.Now I have two problems. 1.) Window borders (ie theme are looking really old gtk1.0 like probably just s ...

Ubuntu Gnome-Shell built successfully, now won't start.

So I went through the process of building gnome-shell following this guide here (http://www.webupd8.org/2010/10/install-gnome-shell-from-git-in-ubuntu.html). (Took forever). Anyways, I followed the little fixes, and it does start, but I run into the following problem.paul@Pauls-Computer:~$ ~/gnome-s ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell problems

I have problems with Gnome Shell. Use Ubuntu dsktop 10:10.I installed the Gnome software store from Shell, after the isntallation compelete is, I tried to run with the "gnome-shell - replace" command on the terminal.The Following errors apear and the terminal the task never ends.'JS ERROR: ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell problems

I have problems with Gnome Shell. Use Ubuntu dsktop 10:10.I installed the Gnome software store from Shell, after the isntallation compelete is, I tried to run with the "gnome-shell - replace" command on the terminal.The Following errors apear and the terminal the task never ends.'JS ERROR: ...

Ubuntu Gnome-Shell not running on startup

Running Maverick, I have installed gnome shell - I attempted to use the build process, but repeated failures meant I had to use the Ubuntu Repo version.Every time I startup ubuntu, with gnome-shell set in gconf: /desktop/gnome/session/required_components/windowmanager, I am left with no gnome shell, ...

Ubuntu gnome-shell and openoffice

I am using the gnome-shell ppa and openoffice. I found which I think is a bug, filled it on the bugzilla but I have some problems to debug it. I would like to know if someother people has found the same behavior.In scalc, when you create a graph and select the data cells, new dialogue window should ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell quirk regarding curve-topped themes

The screenshots I've seen of Gnome Shell don't show anything similar, but having installed Gnome Shell this morning - initially sickened but now a convert! - I can only use window borders that are squared off - e.g. Legacy-Human but not Clearlooks etc. Where the curve is is messed up, it looks like ...

Ubuntu Widnows borders for gnome shell

Are there any gnome themes for the window borders so that it fits in with the style of the GNOME shell? The current Ambience Theme looks awful with the black of the new look :(. ...

Ubuntu problem with gnome-shell

i used gnome-shell on jaunty, and on karmic without a problem.on lucid, however, i can't get it to work.i've installed it, but when i run gnome-shell --replace, my desktop almost freezes.it does run gnome-shell. i mean, i do see the thing: the panel shows up, and i get this blue desktop, but i can't ...

Ubuntu Gnome-shell in GNOME session on netbook

yall, just got an idea to play around with using gnome-shell in a GNOME session on a netbook. I thought it might be a good interface to use on the small screen, and I am hoping to be able to take advantage of having multiple workspaces in one area. But anyway, here is output of some errors I am gett ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell

I'm having some trouble getting gnome shell to work. I would appreciate any help. Here is the message I get when I try to run ./gnome-shell --replacedo_wait: drmWaitVBlank returned -1, IRQs don't seem to be working correctly.Try adjusting the vblank_mode configuration parameter.Panel leaving: a new ...

Ubuntu Gnome shell not running in karmic

I was trying to install gnome shell and run it on karmic and this has happened:nirpius@ASPIREONE:~$ sudo apt-get build-dep gnome-shellReading package lists... DoneBuilding dependency tree Reading state information... Done0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.nirpius@ASPIREONE ...

Ubuntu error gnome-shell

I use ubuntu 9.04 and installed gnmome-shell.when run gnome-shell --replace receive this error :Window manager warning: Screen 0 on display ":0.0" already has a window manager; try using the --replace option to replace the current window manager.[mahsom@Lintux:~/gnome-shell/install/bin]$ . ...

Ubuntu Uninstalling gnome-shell and getting default shell back

I recently installed gnome-shell and set it and mutter as my defaults. Under gconf-editor, "windowmanager" is set to "gnome-shell." My question is what is the default gnome window manager? ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell

i installed gnomeshell from the repositories and i notice that once i try to change settings, i am getting errors.Is there anything you have to install to it, or is it just a bug?joerg@joerg-desktop:~$ gnome-shell --replaceJS LOG: conforming method: IntrospectRemote for org.freedesktop.DBus.Introspe ...

Ubuntu Gnome Shell trouble

Hi. I installed gnome-shell from apt on a new partition install of Ubuntu 64 bit. Before doing updates it worked just fine. Now when I run "gnome-shell --replace I get this errormichael@michael-laptop:~$ gnome-shell --replaceError: glXCreateContext failedFailed to start shellCannot register the ...