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Questions tagged [elementary-os]

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

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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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Speed up wifi with Broadcom BCM4321 and elementary OS Juno [closed]

I'd like to speed up my wifi connection. I'm using elementary OS Juno, Kernel 4.15.0-43-generic and a Broadcom BCM4321 [14e4:4328] (rev 01). The wifi connection works, but with 3-10 Mbps (download) it ...
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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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elemntary os does wake up from sleep after nvidia drivers installed

I installed nvidia drivers for my tensorflow-gpu installation. But after i installed cuda-9.0 following this method https://github.com/williamFalcon/tensorflow-gpu-install-ubuntu-16.04 laptop doesn't ...
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Tried every solution yet Huion H610 drivers still wont work properly

I've recently re-installed ElementaryOS as my main OS, its fresh with very few things installed on it so far. But whenever i go to install the drivers it either doesn't work (testing on krita reveals ...
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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 ...
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How to revert back to ALSA?

I wanted to try out oss because sound on alsa is not great. I am on elementaryOS Loki which is built on ubuntu. Anyways I installed alsa-oss using sudo apt-get install alsa-oss but it didn't ...
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UTC is incorrect in my Elementary OS

My BIOS time is matched to local time(ie IST). When I run "date -u" in terminal, it shows a time 1 hours faster than my BIOS time(ie IST+1h). And that's why my system time is wrong. How to correct ...
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Keyboard shortcut to duplicate tab in pantheon-terminal?

I often open several tabs in my terminal (pantheon-terminal). I can use Ctrl+Shift+T to open a new tab. I was wondering if there is a similar key combination to duplicate the present tab (i.e. have ...
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Mouse/Touchpad acceleration disabling not working

I'm running elementary OS, I installed it on my laptop to try it out but I can't disable the pointer acceleration (I'm only using the touchpad). I tried adding a bash script to startup to run xset m 0 ...
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Is it possible to remove Linux from dual boot without a recovery drive?

I installed Elementary OS alongside Windows 10 on a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop, and now I want to remove it. I saw in some online forums that deleting the partitions will work, but removing grub is ...
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Will i be able to install elementary os with these specs?

This is my mac: MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008) Will it be safe? I'm trying to dual boot so i don't want anything to happen to osx ^^ Thanks in advance!
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How to create a virtual audio output and route it in Ubuntu-based distro

I am on elementaryOS 0.4.1 Loki, which is based on Ubuntu 16.04.1. I want to use OBS, a screen recorder, to record gameplay along with the sounds that come from the same video game. I also want to ...
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lshw says I'm using proprietary driver even though I reinstalled my OS to revert back to nouveau

I was using the amdgpu-pro driver for a while on my (incompatible) elementaryOS 0.4.1 Loki computer before it bricked my machine and I had to reinstall in an attempt to revert back to the Nouveau ...
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Grub rescue “symbol not found: ‘grub_efi_secure_boot'”, cannot fix 'unknown file system' error

This is on a Lenovo Thinkpad 13. It dual-boots Windows 10 and Elementary OS with the grub boot manager. It's UEFI. Upon booting, I received the "error: unknown filesystem" message Commands: grub ...
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Install libnotify development package

I want to build an elementary os bluetooth github project on elementary os. When I run cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr .. it starts and checks some things. Then error: No package 'libnotify' ...
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Cant fix: The following packages have unmet dependencies

I was trying to completely remove mono since it breaks my ability to apt-get upgrade. When I try: sudo apt-get upgrade Then I get this error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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How to auto-connect to samba drive without pop-up

Each time when I first open a Samba drive in Elementary OS it shows the following pop-up: Then I must click on the "Connect" button. Is it possible that it connects automatically when I click on it, ...
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RTL8723BE: Wifi always disocnecting and can't connect again and must be restarted to connect

i'm frustating with my new laptop, Wifi works well and can detect wifi signal around it. The problem is when i connected to my wifi just 1-2 minutes the wifi will be disconnecting and when i try to ...
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Installing node on elementary os

Right now when I run node -v I get 4.2.6. This is after having run: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_6.x | sudo -E bash - sudo apt-get install -y nodejs Elementary is an Ubuntu based ...
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Error running touchegg

I'm trying to run touchegg for the first time. Error me@pc:~$ touchegg Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" (touchegg:22338): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme ...
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How can I boot to terminal?

After installing package touchegg my laptop will not boot. I want to boot to terminal and run apt-get purge touchegg. How can I boot to terminal and/or otherwise run this command? I can get as far ...
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Elementary OS Loki mouse acceleration

My problem is that I prefer mouse acceleration (or "precision" mode), but elementary does not seem to support it. I have tried various settings like xset m 40, and I have installed gpointing-device-...
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Partitioning Error Elemenentary OS

I bought a Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External Hard Drive to install linux in it. However, when I am going to install, it says, "the partition /dev/sdi1 assigned to /boot, starts at an offset of ...