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by tinker123@gmail.com
2021/03/31 20:55:25
Forum: CentOS 7 - Software Support
Topic: How to get a "Places" pane in open File/Directory Dialog Boxes?
Replies: 1
Views: 97

How to get a "Places" pane in open File/Directory Dialog Boxes?

CentOS 7
GNOME3

In GNOME3, how would I get a pane for "Places" in dialog boxes for opening directories and files?
by tinker123@gmail.com
2021/01/22 21:21:52
Forum: CentOS 7 - Software Support
Topic: Getting Sound Alerts When Using VPN
Replies: 0
Views: 162

Getting Sound Alerts When Using VPN

Cent OS 7 GNOME 3 I am using Windows Remote Desktop to VPN into a computer using Cent OS 7. I would like to get sound alerts for Pidgin. That is turned on in Pidgin and in Settings > Notifications Pidgin > Sound Alerts I noticed that the volume control in Settings > Sounds > Sound Effects is grayed...
by tinker123@gmail.com
2020/10/24 12:16:57
Forum: CentOS 7 - General Support
Topic: Cannot run ls on the root directory
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Re: Cannot run ls on the root directory

The problem solved itself.

I connected back to that computer this morning.

The problem was gone.

My theory is that the "cancelled" rsync still had something running, something was blocking ls from operating on /

Thanks much for responding.
by tinker123@gmail.com
2020/10/24 03:11:49
Forum: CentOS 7 - General Support
Topic: Cannot run ls on the root directory
Replies: 2
Views: 102

Cannot run ls on the root directory

CentOS 7.6.180 GNOME-CLASSIC 3.28.2 I've always been able to run ls on the / directory in the system above. Now it just hangs when I run ls. Same if I try to see the / dir with software other than the terminal. However, I can successfully run ls on the / dir is I use sudo. Using sudo does not work i...
by tinker123@gmail.com
2020/10/14 21:52:14
Forum: CentOS 7 - General Support
Topic: 'abrt-cli status' timed out
Replies: 0
Views: 345

'abrt-cli status' timed out

CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core) When I start up a terminal, above the command prompt, I am getting this message 'abrt-cli status' timed out What does this message mean? How can I find and fix the issue behind it? It started after I edited some config file about two weeks ago, but for the life ...
by tinker123@gmail.com
2020/05/29 21:13:53
Forum: CentOS 7 - Software Support
Topic: GNOME 3 How to not display mounted drives on the desktop
Replies: 2
Views: 219

GNOME 3 How to not display mounted drives on the desktop

I rebooted my CentOS 7 box, with the GNOME 3 default deskotp.

Now there are icons for mounted drives on the desktop

They weren't there before.

How do I make those icons go away, but keep the mountings?
by tinker123@gmail.com
2020/05/01 17:06:41
Forum: CentOS 7 - Software Support
Topic: How to debug the GNOME 3 desktop freezing
Replies: 0
Views: 127

How to debug the GNOME 3 desktop freezing

I'm using CentOS 7 and the GNOME 3 desktop. It is frequently freezing ( once every 2-3 days ). This is a problem as I am teleworking to it via WebVPN. Luckily other people in my orgs network can ssh into my box and restart the desktop. My org doesn't really have a Linux savy SA so I am going to have...
by tinker123@gmail.com
2020/03/11 15:14:30
Forum: CentOS 7 - Software Support
Topic: How To Install More GNOME Extensions
Replies: 5
Views: 820

Re: How To Install More GNOME Extensions

Thanks for the feedback.

I'm on a system where I am obliged not to update the system version. I have to stay with the version of CentOS 7 I got.
by tinker123@gmail.com
2020/03/11 14:12:22
Forum: CentOS 7 - Software Support
Topic: How To Install More GNOME Extensions
Replies: 5
Views: 820

How To Install More GNOME Extensions

CentOS 7.6.1810 (Core) GNOME 3.28.2 Firefox 68.2.0esr I have been having trouble installing a GNOME extension ( gTile ). I think my system (above) is out of date with what the instructions I have found online. When I go to extensions.gnome.org I do not get an install button. I do have the firefox e...

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