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Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and GNOME technologies with its own shell and apps.

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Laptop will not stay in suspend

I have an Asus UX32VD, and it will not stay in suspend, but when I boot it from USB, it seems to be no problem at all. Is there a clever way to check if it's something I have installed that wakes up ...
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How to add Korean as the 2nd IME to elemetaryOS Juno with Japanese IME?

I want to add a Korean input method on an elementary OS Juno system which currently running fcitx-mozc with a US-101 keyboard. Because of some business restrictions, I cannot freely sacrifice Mozc ...
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Stuck on boot screen installing elementary os

I installed Elementary OS through the official site, I set up my usb using Rufus and mounted the latest ISO: elementaryos-5.0-stable.20181016.iso. When I run the usb drive and decide to both install ...
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How to remove an apt repository which seems to be showing up after sudo apt update in the terminal but not present in /etc/apt/sources.list.d?

I accidentally added a repository with sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" and since then I am getting an error whenever I try the sudo apt update ...
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Is UFW working? Still seeing many sshd entries to log file

I recently enabled the firewall on my Elementary OS system, using ufw. Here is my sudo ufw status verbose: Status: active Logging: on (low) Default: deny (incoming), allow (outgoing), disabled (...
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couldn't find section “\” - when installing a driver with ndiswrapper

When I've finished installing Elementary OS, it doesn't read the wifi adapter. When I search a solution for this, someone suggested that I use ndiswrapper, a tool to install Windows driver on Linux. I'...
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What repos should I enable in yum in order to install R in my computer (running elementaryOS)?

I'm trying to install R in my computer (running elementaryOS) and I'm fairly new to this whole Linux thing. When I run sudo apt-get install r-base I get R version 3.4.4, and I need version 3.6.1 - ...
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How do i get drivers for my Realtek r8169 wifi card

I have tried various solutions I saw but I just can't seem to solve this problem. I recently installed Elementary OS and the wifi option does not appear. The wifi chip is a Realtek r8169 chip. This ...
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I get these errors from dpkg-reconfigure, few packages throw errors while processing

I cannot seem to install any package at the app at the moment, it seems like the packages required for those apps to install are bad, I have searched and tried some solutions but those same packages ...
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No audio after fresh install of Elementary OS

No audio after fresh install of Elementary OS, using Asus Zenbook UX433F. Kernel 4.20.6-042006-generic GNU/Linux Linux Distro DISTRIB_ID=elementary DISTRIB_RELEASE=5.0 DISTRIB_CODENAME=juno ...
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elementary OS LiveUSB boots and runs but fails to install

A LiveUSB with elementary os works fine, but it fails to install to my PC, which has no OS now. An error message appears "faulty drive" or "usb is disconnected." That PC has two(2) ext4 drives and ...
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Can not access to sudo [duplicate]

I ran the command: sudo chmod -R 777 / And now I have that: sudo: /usr/bin/sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have the setuid bit set Thank you for help!
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Elementary OS Juno doesn't boot

I also have asked the same question in elementary OS stack exchange here. I own an HP gaming laptop, to be precise, version 15-cx0xxx or some such. I ran Ubuntu 19.04 previously without any error. I ...
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Questions about default applications in ElementaryOS Juno

I know this title seems a bit recurrent, but after several hours of search, I still don't understand. Basically, what I want to do is set Sublime Text as default text editor. Each time I see a valid ...
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Grub Rescue error while booting from external drive

I have an old PC and its HDD isn't working so I installed elementary OS in my External HDD and tried to boot from it but my PC returned a grub rescue "no such partition" error. I tried to boot from ...
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Laptop screen is too small - Scaling without changing external monitor's setting

I am running ElementaryOS (though I've been experiencing this same issue with other distros) on a Xiaomi Notebook 13 laptop, which I have connected to an external monitor. The interface size of the ...
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Run GUI Application in a TTY Without Window Manager

What commands and variables need to be set up so I can run a GUI app on one the of the ttys without the Window Manager? Special Note: This question has been edited due to comments for testing and now ...
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Adding entries to fstab results in emergency mode

This is my local system configuration. NAME="elementary OS" VERSION="5.0 Juno" I am mounting my remote server's file system on a subdirectory by this command, which is working fine. sudo sshfs -o ...
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Locating Drivers for Intel AX200 Wireless on 5.1 Kernel

I recently purchased a new laptop which features an Intel Wireless-AX200 Networking device for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. I installed elementary OS 5.0 "Juno" along with the latest stable linux ...
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Elementary OS Juno - Wifi not working

I recently installed Elementary OS Juno on my laptop which was on Windows 8.1. The installation is complete, I've done all of the updates (or if I don't it's not precised). I've done all of this with ...
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Hibernation mode elementary os juno 5.0

I am using elementary OS Juno 5.0 on an ASUS x751l, when the machine goes into hibernation, on returning from standby the work space is empty and nothing works. I need to find the origin of the ...
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Boot problems on Ubuntu 16.04 (elementary os) with kernel 4.4.0-145

After a recent update on my dual boot hp laptop with secure boot disabled, whenever I switch back to linux (from windows 10) on the default kernel (4.4.0-145) the boot process gets stuck in this loop ...
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Elementary crashes router when plug in Ethernet cable; Windows, no problem

I've already tried this more than twice. I can connect my laptop via Ethernet cable to the router on Windows, but when I do so on Elementary, the router instantly crashes and reboots. I can use WiFi ...
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Elementary OS boot problem on dual boot system

I installed Elementary OS on my laptop's SSD, now dual boot, also with an HDD. Sometimes when I turn on the laptop, the logo flashes and displays random stuff. Screenshots are attached: here and ...
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Not being able to install anything or use apt-get update from the terminal

I am using Elementary OS. When I try to sudo apt-get update or just try to install something through the terminal, I get this message and I have no idea what to do: E: Type '>' is not known on ...
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Dysfunctional Keyboard in Elementary OS SeaBIOS Dual Boot

I just used Fascinating Captain's guide to dual boot Elementary g OS on a Dell Inspiron Chromebook using SeaBIOS. Everything went smoothly until I was in Elementary OS and found that my keyboard didn'...
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empty /etc/skel still adds default directories

I am using elementary freya and creating a new user with root# useradd -s /bin/bash -mk /etc/skel -d /home/secret -c otherme agentb24 and my /etc/skel is empty and I also want my new user home to be ...
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How can I install elementaryOS's terminal “pantheon-terminal” on Linux Mint?

I am trying to install elementaryOS (Juno)'s terminal emulator on Mint 19 Tessa. I checked the instruction at the git hub site https://github.com/elementary/terminal, and I installed all dependencies ...
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Slow Read/Write SSD Speed After Suspend

When I first boot on the system (it's a laptop), everything is AMAZING! But if it sits idle and suspends to ram or if I manually STR then when I wake the system, it is very very sluggish. Commands run ...
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Can't shut elementary OS down: cpu hard lockup

I can't shut my system down. I have 5 sec timer for shutting down in systemd config and watchdog. In journalctl i found several issues: фев 19 10:14:40 denis-pc gnome-session-binary[1034]: CRITICAL: ...
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Receive SMS via internal SIM using Modem Manager GUI

I have a working SIM card in my machine and installed the Modem Manager GUI software to receive SMS. I have tested the SIM card in a phone, it works. Using it to access WWAN from the computer also ...
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Still safe to use distro after applying c program to it?

I installed elementary OS Juno on an old iMac 5,1. The Computer uses a 32bit EFI, which is not able to boot elementary OS Juno so I decided to follow Matt Gadients guide for a little workaround. You ...
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Migration from a HDD to a SSD

I recently bought a 240GB SSD. Before that, the system (Elementary OS Loki) was installed on a 1TB HDD, consuming 512Gb. My idea would be to leave the user's folder on the HDD, which consumes lots of ...
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How to enable process completion notification in yakuake?

I want to make it so that every time a process is complete (e.g. when apt update is complete) a notification would notify me. I don't want to have to add a command after every commands. The default ...
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How do I fix vlc?: Lines in every video (elementary os)

every video is happening this : and in vlc there is no option to enable hardware acceleration Messages (vlc) : avcodec info: Using Intel i965 driver for Intel(R) Haswell Desktop i have an amd gpu ...
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Putty does not paste from Elementary OS (Ubuntu)

I used to use Windows but switched to Linux, I am used to use putty on Windows and to copy from Windows and paste on Putty I could just right click, but I think I might be missing some configuration, ...
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gdebi I click install package and it does nothing, just closes

Using Elementary OS 5 Juno. I have tried to install discord earlier and had the same problem, I download the .deb that supposedly should simply open the gdebi package installer, and it does, then I ...
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Debugging mDNS with Avahi across Linux and macOS

I have a network of elementary Loki (Ubuntu 16.04) computers at home which work great and can be accessed over mDNS/Avahi. ping juggernaut.local works as expected, and I can reach hosts both ways over ...
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How to get Battle.net working on Elementary OS 0.4.1?

I have followed both these guides to install Wine and Battle.net on my Elementary OS system, with configuration - Elementary OS 0.4.1 (Loki) [Built on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS] 8GB RAM Intel Core i7-6500U ...
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PC freezes after fresh install

I have migrated yesterday from Windows to Linux. At first, I installed ElementaryOS. After ~2mins of browsing web and setting things up, the PC froze; I had to restart it. It happened every time I ...
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Cropped plot labels in knitted PDF in Linux

Has anyone experienced having their plot labels cropped in knitted PDF's in Linux? This does not happen in my Windows machine. Here is a minimal r-markdown example to replicate this problem. --- ...
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can't dual boot linux alongside windows

I've previously installed Linux mint 18.03 cinnamon along side windows 10 but after sometime I found elementary OS better looking so I deleted the whole partition where I installed Linux mint. But ...
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apt package has been removed and can't use apt command

I've been trying to remove UN-necessary packages on Elementary OS using Synaptic. after finished I can't use the apt in any command like apt-get I always get this error apt-get: command not found ...
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Some gtk apps have black border in Plasma

Now I'm using KDE plasma as my DE, and I really like the style of elementaryOS. So I use a theme inspired by elementaryOS. But in some gtk apps, it has black border and some circle buttons are out of ...
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System keeps registering key presses I do not press - Linux 4.13

I am on elementaryOS (which is based on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS). After latest kernel update, key repeat stopped working. I mean the behaviour which types 'ffffffff' when I hold the 'f' key. I discovered, ...
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erratic grub behaviour. Reinstall linux on dual boot!

I had Ubuntu and Windows 10 dual boot, working perfectly fine. Due to slow performance of Ubuntu on my machine, I wanted to replace it with Elementary OS, while maintaining the dual boot. I fired up ...
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Is it possible to install and work on CUDA Toolkit on ElementaryOS or Deepin?

And as far as I know that they're based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I'm I right?
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Consequences of disabling the use of dnsmasq in Network Manager config?

In elementaryOS Loki, I have only been able to make DnsCrypt to work properly (when manually setting the DNS server address in the gui Network Settings to 127.0.0.1 or whatever other address starting ...
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Unmet dependencies problem in elementary OS Loki

I have Elementary OS Loki and it has work fine before installing Kingsoft's WPS office when I install it is working fine but when went in terminal and run the command # sudo apt-get install anyprogram ...
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Wifi suddenly extremely slow

I have a laptop with dual boot elementaryOS Loki and Windows 10. Until recently everything was fine, but now suddenly the wifi in elementaryOS is extremely slow (~0.5Mbit download, most speed tests ...