Tag Archives: gnome-shell

Touchpad enable/disable script and shortcut on Ubuntu 18.10

If your laptop doesn’t have a working switch for turning on/off your touchpad, then this post is for you. Create a script called disenable_touchpad.sh and add the following code to it: !/bin/bash state=$( gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad send-events ) if [ … Continue reading

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How to fix Ubuntu dock still visible while screen is locked on 18.04 and 18.10

A very stupid bug that has been there for quite a while! Luckilly the fix has been released recently into the proposed repository for both Bionic & Cosmic (Disco as well). Just enable the proposed updates from Software & Updates … Continue reading

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How to to prevent the screen from turning off when locked with gnome-shell on Ubuntu 18.04

This annoys me a lot, as whenever I lock the screen, my big screen turns off and it is an old slow screen that takes a few seconds to turn on again. To disable this behavior, do the following: Download … Continue reading

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How to restart the gnome-shell if it glitches or slows down

Alt+F2 Type r Press Enter There you go!

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How to manually install a Gnome Shell extension

This is a must-know for those who love some old extensions that are no longer compatible with their new upgrade of gnome shell, since many extensions are already compatible with the new versions of the gnome-shell, but all what differs … Continue reading

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Install Gnome 3 on Ubuntu Lucid

This is not for production usage, take extreme care! However, Gnome 3 installation will not affect your Gnome 2.* files. Here are the steps: “sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/testing“ “sudo apt-get update“ “sudo apt-get install gnome-shell“ “gnome-shell –replace“ You can use the … Continue reading

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