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In the terminology terminal, how do I change it's login shell?

I would like to use tcsh and not bash. I tried chsh, but it still is logging me in as bash Terminology is the default terminal for Bodhi Linux
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse touchpad isn't responding

My computer shut down when the battery was depleted and before I could plug it in and since restarting it, the touchpad doesn't respond if I move my finger on it. The buttons do. xinput is able to ...
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Time for installation [closed]

How much time does elementaryOS freya take to load the installer. I selected to boot from my usb drive and it has been almost 15 minutes. Does it really take that much time or is something wrong? My ...
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bash./configure :permission denied

I'm using elementary Os. I tried to install vlc tar. Got an error after extracting package "$./configure" bash:./configure:permission denied
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Desktop icon in Elementary OS

How to create desktop shortcut for any application in Elementary freya os? If try to drag and put in desktop my cursor changes then how to get back my mouse pointer without logout or restart?
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Change Alt + F4 behavior in Elementary OS [migrated]

I am afraid this would be hard to achieve however I'll try to ask. I was used from other OSes like Win or other distros that when you have multiple applications opened and you want to know shutdown ...
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Selectively replacing icons in an icon pack theme?

I'm currently running elementary OS and just love the style and size of the panel icons (WiFi, Bluetooth, power, battery). I installed the Numix circle icon pack and activated it using Elementary ...
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Spotify Linux Client pulse audio crash

I'm running Elementary OS, using the latest version (0.9.17.1) and every day/every other day the client crashes and I get the following error: "spotify crashed with SIGABRT in ...
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Elementary OS different wallpapers on each monitor

I have a dual monitor setup and I'd like to have a different wallpaper for each monitor. I found two programs in this post: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/10/ubuntu-multi-monitor-tweaks-full-screen.html ...
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Run a script on a failed screen unlock attempt

I want to run a script in Python to detect when a user tries to unlock the screen, but fails. I use elementary OS Freya and light-lock. I tried it with dbus, but I couldn't figure out how to do it. ...
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Issues with Java in Linux

Firstly, I would like to apologize as I'm not quite sure whether this question is suitable to be on this site or Stackoverflow. I chose U&L eventually because the traffic here is much lower ...
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Eclipse freezes elementaryOs

Everytime I try to run eclipse, my system crashes, it just freezes the screen and I can't do anything. I've already installed the JDK and Eclipse from the official websites, exported the var JAVA_HOME ...
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How to add custom script to plank (dock) in Elementary OS Freya

I am using Elementary OS Freya. I want to add custom bash script to plank (dock). How can I do it ?
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Scratch (text editor) not working properly on Elementary OS

Scratch (text editor) doesn't seem to be working properly on my laptop that runs elementary OS (Freya). I am faced with the following error message: [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 22:24:28.489092] ...
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How to make this conky (Conky Vision) use other language than English?

I want to use this conky script: Conky Vision But I don't want the days of the week to be displayed in English. When I change my locale to another language, the day of today is displayed in that ...
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Elementary OS 0.3

I have a small problem with elementary OS 0.3 (freya). Whenever I connect to the network, an application "captive-login" used to run. I removed that application by deleting the executable. Now ...
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Touchpad is not detected

My touchpad doesn’t get detected. I can use my touchpad as a simple mouse, but without any extra features like scrolling. My notebook is a Toshiba Tecra Z40-A-11R. I'm running Elementary OS Freya ...
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How to install Linux (ElementaryOS) on a hard drive whilst preserving its files?

I am currently on this screen:           (This links to the original, uncropped, version of this image.) after choosing "something else". I have a 1 TB WD hard drive (/dev/sdc) onto which I want ...
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Setting up my Linux machine with multiple hard drives

I've recently made the switch to a copy of Elementary OS Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) and so far, really been enjoying it coming from a Windows background. After fumbling around a little, I got my 1TB Seagate ...
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Enable Logitech HD C920 Webcam In Skype

It shows in settings (Options/Video Device Settings) but it will not broadcast in a Skype call. I'm using Elementary OS which is a distribution of Ubuntu 14.04.
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How can I disable single-click to open on Pantheon/Elementary?

Elementary's default file manager, Files, has single-click to open enabled by default. For those who prefer double-click to open, how can this setting be disabled?
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Installing Scudcloud Elementary OS, broken packages

I'm having some difficulties installing Scudcloud. axel@axel:~$ sudo apt-get install scudcloud Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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My file navigator (sidebar) is hidden in elementary os

I am new to linux and using elemenatary os. I am facing issue with the file browser. It displays only files and directories inside home directory. The file navigator(sidebar) is missing and I can't ...
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Bash script to connect to Teletalk internet

I'm running Elementary OS(based on Ubuntu 12.04), and I have to connect to the internet in a peculiar style. I use a Teletalk modem to connect to the internet. Unfortunately, the modem gets recognized ...
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How to decrypt and copy home folder from laptop to external hard drive through live usb GUI?

I am a fairly new user to Linux and have been using Elementary OS for the last 2 weeks. Everything was working alright until just two days ago when I decided to set the default brightness level ...
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wired connection not working while installing elementaryOS?

so as you can see i'm basically new to linux ! the other day i was trying to install elementaryos on my pc . so before starting the installation when i was still in windows 8 my wired network worked ...
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Install the latest tomcat version

I'm needing a tomcat version which supports JDK 8. So since I was using tomcat6, I need to switch to tomcat 7. The problem comes because, when I install it using: apt-get install tomcat7 The ...
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Filesystem check or mount failed on elementaryOS Freya

I had to move to a temporary workspace for a short time which runs on very bad hardwares, so I bought an SSD trying to speed it up. Now, I have installed elementaryOS Freya and my development ...
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Elementary OS Freya doesn't let me install

I'm trying to install Elementary OS Freya but when I get to the part where it asks me if I want to install third party software, It stalls. I've sat for hours just looking at it waiting. It never ...
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Change the color/styling of the window bar based on the application

I've been heavily customizing my elementary os desktop to look more to my liking, and I would like to know if it's possible to change the color of the bar above each window, based on the application ...
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Strange behaviour of the dock after opening a maximized window

I have tried Elementary OS through a DVD and when I had a window (not maximized) after I maximized it and closed it then when I re-opened it there was a weird jumpy behaviour in the dock. The window ...
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Change the JRE/JDK used by tomcat6

I need to change the JRE used by my tomcat6 server, because I've a JSP App which has compiled classes whith JDK 1.8.0_45. Then since I had JRE 1.8.0_40 (and being it used by tomcat), I got a faulire ...
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Elementary Os. Nvidia and apt-get stopped working after updating windows 8.1 (Dual boot)

My computer have dual boot (Windows 8.1 and Elementary OS Freya - Ubuntu 14.04). Today, After installing updates on my windows partition Elementary OS loaded into a black screen. I've already ...
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replace plank with docky in elementary os

I am running a fresh install of elementary os freya. I would like to replace the default plank with docky. Is it possible and how ?? PS I have already installed elementary tweaks.
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Get Dropbox version

I'm running elementary OS which has a known issue where the Dropbox icon won't show up in the panel. Dropbox runs just fine, except that without an icon I can't figure out how to check which version ...
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Elementary OS: Accidentally installed Ubuntu Login Screen

When I restarted my Elementary OS Laptop today I was shocked, because I was on an Ubuntu-styled glitching Login Screen. I guess I accidentally installed it, by trying to get ubuntu-tweak-tools on my ...
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Awful sound through speakers in Elementary OS

I just recently installed Elementary OS Freya on my Alienware 14, double booting with Windows 8.1, but I've come against a new problem, the sound that comes out the speakers is just awful, just too ...
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Linux Clean Installation ERROR IN BOOT: “Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device”

After installing a clean copy of linux elementary os. It shows me "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device". I'm using a laptop and previously I was running ...
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Toshiba Satellite Laptop Won't Boot to USB

My laptop model is Toshiba Satellite L655-S5153 I have my bios setup to boot usb (and yes it does read the USB drive), cd, then hdd. Legacy mode is enabled as well. I already have Elementary OS ...
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Virtualbox Shortcut to box in Elementary OS

I am using ElementaryOS and installed VirtualBox. When I try to create shortcut to a specific box (right click > Create Shortcut on Desktop) nothing really happens. How do I make shortcut and place it ...
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Can't pass Elementary OS - Freya initial screen

I installed Elementary on my old Windows 7 64-bit notebook by hard disk using Unetbootin (can't access USB or CD drive). Everything seemed to work and after rebooting and pass through the splash ...
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How to install jar command in Elementary OS

I'm using Elementary OS, and just found I've not jar command. I tried to install it through the "typical": apt-get install jar But this doesn't work, since "jar" is not found in the repositories or ...
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Uninstall Windows and Install Elementary Freya OS, cause unbootable OS

I've already uninstalled my Windows and installed Elementary Freya OS. But then my laptop won't reboot. It said "Reboot and select proper boot device ..." Here is the complete specification of my ...
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Dropbox tray icon doesn't show up in Elementary OS Luna/Freya?

After installing the Dropbox DEB package from their site and starting the Dropbox daemon, the tray icon for Dropbox doesn't show up in the tray. I have verified that Dropbox is, in fact, running, but ...
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No highlighted selection in Slingshot (Elementary OS Freya)

After logging in, when I invoke Slingshot search for the first time the highlight is there -- and it is very useful when scrolling up and down. But after that it is absent. In all cases except ...
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Running Elementary OS on MacBookPro10,1, get random resolution changes

I recently installed Elementary OS (Ubuntu-based) and every now and then my resolution drops down to a super small size that messes with my mouse-tracking and pretty much makes any application ...
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Elementary OS doubled mouse cursor

When I drag a file, it doubles my mouse cursor with icon of the file. Image below shows how it exactly looks like. After dragging completed, the cursor should be normal again but it stays like that. ...
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Can not open google chrome stable on elementary os freya

I have installed google-chrome-stable 64 bit. But it is not opening. My system is Elementary OS Freya 64 bit. Here is the error code that generate in the terminal. ...
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Display on ElemtaryOS with an X1 ThinkPad

My Setup is a Thinkpad X1 2nd Generation (Europe) 20A.. Product ID. Resolution 2560x1440. I have installed ElementaryOS 0.3 (Freya). My problem is now, when I connect a display via the Mini ...
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Upgrading elementary OS to Freya

I have elementary OS Luna and I want to upgrade it to Freya. As I did past times in Ubuntu, I've waited to the package manager to notify me the new version is out and to upgrade the OS but Elementary ...