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Examples for GNOME settings.

manage applications on startup in GNOME 3

Startup applications are automatically started when you log in. With the program gnome-tweaks you can easily manage startup applications.

After the program gnome-tweaks is installed

# dnf install gnome-tweaks

you can start it:

$ gnome-tweaks

The following picture shows the adding of an automatic start of a terminal emulation with the program gnome-tweaks after log in.

Add a startup application with gnome-tweaks

This generates the file: ~/.config/autostart/org.gnome.Terminal.desktop

From the directory /usr/share/applications you can also simple copy desktop-files:

$ cp /usr/share/applications/org.gnome.Terminal.desktop ~/.config/autostart/

titlebar buttons

With the tool gnome-tweaks it is also easy to switch on the buttons 'Minimize' and 'Maximize' in the titlebar of windows.

Set the Minimize and Maximize Buttons in Titlebar

With the command gsettings you can change the button-layout:

$ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout 'appmenu:minimize,maximize,close'

or check the setting

$ gsetting get org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout

login automatic

Edit the /etc/gdm/custom.conf file and make sure that the [daemon] section in the file specifies the following:


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