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

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Cannot install Equalizer plugin for Rhythmbox

I downloaded the rhythmbox ppa. I launched the command : sudo apt-get install rhythmbox-plugin-equalizer But the equalizer plugin does not appear in the list of plugins in the Preferences menu. When ...
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ElementaryOS Horus 7.1 Performance issues

I am running ElementaryOS Horus 7.1 and until some point, it ran perfectly well (for my class of hardware). But, eventually, today in the morning I discovered my system being laggy, and overall ...
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Need help installing Cloudflare WARP on Elementary OS

I am trying to install Cloudflare WARP on Elementary OS, but I am having trouble getting it to fully install.  When I do sudo apt-get update, I get an error: E: The repository 'https://pkg....
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Accessing OneDrive Folder on ElementaryOS

I have a computer with Windows 11 and Elementary OS 7. I can't access my OneDrive folder. I tried fsutil reparsepoint delete "C:\Path\To\OneDrive\Folder" but it output an access permission ...
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Need help with exiting full-screen mode in Code editor on Elementary OS

I am having trouble getting the Code editor to exit full-screen mode on my Elementary OS system. I have tried using the Windows key together with down arrow, and also F11, but neither method works. I ...
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Plank dock shows read-only error in terminal

When I run plank dock in the terminal console I see the following errors popping up: [WARN ...] [Preferences:192] '/usr/share/themes/io.elementary.stylesheet.blueberry/plank/dock.theme' is read-only! [...
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How to setup displaylink to keep working even after a restart

I have setup display link on my elementary OS, but each time i restart my laptop, seems like all the settings gets reset and i have to reinstall display link to get it working again. I do however ...
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Installing Pantheon Desktop Environment under Debian

I'd like to install the Pantheon desktop environment (and ideally the elementary OS software suite) under a fresh install of Debian 11 (11.6.0 stable). There are several guides online, and a few ...
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HDMI not works once unplugged and pluged again

Hello i am experiencing a very weird issue i checked other similar questions in the stack but it seems they are old and some how not working for me. PROBLEM When i attach external LED using HDMI in my ...
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Can't install any OS

I can't seem to be able to install any linux OS. Previously I had two partitions in my disk, one with Linux lite and the other with Ubuntu. After various failed installation attempts of SparkyLinux, I ...
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WiFi keeps disconnecting on Linux(Elementary OS 6.1) (WiFi Driver RTL8821CE)

as mentioned in the question, my WiFi keeps disconnecting every 5 minutes or so. I am on Elementary OS (6.1), I had the same issue with Ubuntu 20.04 a couple of days ago before switching. I tried some ...
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How to modify a read-only file system in linux?

Let's say I have a product installed in my linux (elementary OS): NAME="elementary OS" VERSION="6.1 Jólnir" I also have Windows 10 installed in my system (dual boot) and I want ...
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Please help with applications folder

I wanted to have full permissions on my applications folder, but I used chmod incorrectly, and accidentally made the application folder only accessible to root. I don’t have read or write privileges ...
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Pulseaudio & Alsa "flicker" on external mic input

I've got external earphones with a microphone (and a play/pause button) that connect to my Asus laptop through a standard 3.5mm jack. The earphones work fine on other devices. Here on a fresh install ...
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Create portable Elementary OS USB for UEFI and BIOS

I want to create a personal portable Elementary OS install on a 64GB USB stick. My personal PC is UEFI with GPT, dual boot Arch Linux and Windows 10. I want to be able to boot the USB to recover my ...
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Disable systemd-resolved to free up port 53 and use DNS servers provided by dhcp

I will be running a Pi-hole server in a docker container, so I have freed up port 53 by settingDNSStubListener=no in /etc/systemd/resolved.conf and restarting systemd-resolved. This has freed up port ...
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What is the correct way to run a Windows 10 *Education* virtual machine on Linux?

I installed Windows 10 Education (Win10E) in Gnome Boxes on elementary OS 6 (Odin). As far as I can tell, it installs fine, and I can use Win10E with my university account. However, if I restart my ...
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Regular update broke initramfs on Elementary OS 6

NOTE: I have above average Linux experience but not an elite. I have an Nvidia GTX 1650 laptop card. I use Linux XanMod CacULE kernel. I use the latest Mesa and Nvidia drivers from http://ppa....
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Unable to install packages/update in elementary-os

I have a problem where I am not able to install anything or update my system from both terminal and the AppCenter. When I install updates it says: Error while installing package: trying to overwrite '/...
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Timeshift broke my OS

I am a linux noob who is using Elementary OS. Recently I had to reinstall my OS in order to get the new version of elementary OS (Odin). I had a backup of my file made using deja dups (that I've ...
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Syslog is filling up the entire disk space with those entries

I just installed a fresh copy of ElementaryOS, and shortly after i did i get my / filesystem filled with large syslog and syslog.1 files the log files are filled with this entry io.elementary.w[1638]: ...
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Ran `sudo apt-get -f install` and it removed almost everything including essential packages

I was trying to install zoom using dpkg. Then, I got ibus error, so I installed the required package libxcb-xtest0. After that it required another package, but I forgot the package name. When I ...
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Scale down my external display

I am using Elementary OS Hera.I have an external display (43 inch 1920x1080) and my primary display is my laptop (15.6 inch 1920x1080). When I connect the external display to my laptop, the font size ...
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Can't install Elementary OS [screen glitch]

So, everytime I get past the "Try and Install Elemmentary OS" page my screen glitches and nothing further happens. I matched checksum, reflashed the live-usb multiple times, tried installing ...
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Wine installation error in Elementary OS [closed]

I'm new on Linux and I'm using Elementary OS Hela, after trying to install Wine, when i did apt update I got this error and i can't install wine! dpkg --print-architecture: arm64 dpkg --print-foreign-...
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Elementary Os live CD retrieve a secondary monitor that doesn't exist

I was trying eOS on an ASUS laptop (note: this laptop has got a double graphic card intel+nvidia) and I've noticed that the os retrieve a secon monitor that does not exist! Then I tried to disable it ...
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Login loop on Elementary OS after disk reached full capacity

I'm stuck on a login loop on Elementary OS. Inputting my password I see the Dell boot logo and reaching the login page again. I have tried logging through the terminal like many suggested (Ctrl+Alt+F2)...
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BadAccess (attempt to access private resource denied) when running Berry

When I run the berry window manager from the CLI I receive the following error. X Error of failed request: BadAccess (attempt to access private resource denied) Major opcode of failed request: 2 (...
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Can I see an actual model of my Intel GPU in my distro's About screen?

When I go to the "About" window of elementaryOS I see this: Why doesn't it display the actual consumer-facing name of the GPU (Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640)?
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Desktop Launcher not Working on Elementary OS

I'm still learning about how to make a desktop launcher. I'm trying to make a desktop launcher for the XAMPP Manager (a.k.a. the GUI). This is the location of the .run file: /opt/lampp/manager-linux-...
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MS-Windows secondary-storage (disk-drive) not showing up from Elementary OS (2 separate drives)

Solved: I received some OS updates and noticed that on boot, grub now shows, which it didn't before (I was using F12 to change boot drives), and now the nvme partitions are showing using the below ...
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headphone not working elementary os hera

My Problem When I start up Elementary, the audio through the computer speakers work as expected. When I plug headphones into the audio jack, the audio doesn't come through the headphones. Sometimes ...
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Unable to install WineHQ Stable (You have held broken packages)

I wanted to install Wine in Elementaryos Hera and followed this site. The only mistake which I did was, I installed wine from Ubuntu Repositories then followed by trying to install wine from official ...
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Elementary OS Luks passphrase not working

the past days I installed a lot of software, some of them from KXStudio Repositories, after that a reboot was required, now as the computer boots up and cryptsetup appears, my passphrase is not ...
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Cannot connect to one specific WiFi SSID (an eero router); have connected to others without problem, have connected to this SSID w other devices

Running Elementary OS 5.1.6 (Hera), trying to connect to an eero router via WiFi. I put in the correct password (I have checked and re-entered the password literally a dozen times now), click Connect, ...
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Installing Elementary OS fails

I have been trying to install Elementary OS to my HP Spectre (2019) model. I have been getting ACPI errors but now, I get the errors shown in the pictures, had searched a lot but nothing worked, tried ...
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Elementary OS giving errors while trying to update apps

I have not been able to update any apps on my elementary os Hera 5.1 (via terminal or the AppCenter) The error below shows when I go to my AppCenter to try and update my app/system E: The repository ...
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Chromium not displaying the correct font used in CSS

When trying to reproduce a given webpage on a CSS course, Chromium always seems to revert to a generic serif, sans-serif or monospace font even though I've used, for example, Impact, Helvetica and ...
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Privacy: are elementaryOS and ParrotOS equals to Debian?

I am an Ubuntu user. I plan to stop using Ubuntu according to Richard Stallman's and privacytools.io recommendations. I am not very enthusiastic about using Debian because of UX/design which I don't ...
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Elementary OS on new machine (Lenovo Thinkpad L490) has hiccups and internet issues

EDIT: It seems like these problems mostly happen when I try to download something, anything, and the effect is most pronounced with large files. Sometimes this is followed by multiple prolonged and ...
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Run script exactly after log-in from suspend

Running on Ubuntu 18.04 -> elementary OS 5.1 I was searching for a way to run a small shell script after I log-in from suspend. The script itself is a one liner. Basically restarting the software I ...
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I want to replace the linux distro(current ubuntu 18.04 lts) with elementry os 5.1

I want to replace the linux distro(current ubuntu 18.04 lts) with elementry os 5.1 I saw many tutorials but here is where my question differs. I have two drives on my PC. One SSD and another HDD. SSD ...
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Same disk: Installing Linux - a lottery. Win - flawless

I have tried dual boot as well as Linux on the entire disk - same problem. When the nvme is mounted and when trying to write to it; sooner or later it freezes and journalctl says that it can not write ...
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“minimal BASH like line editing is supported”

I'm getting this error “minimal BASH like line editing is supported” instead of grub menu when I try to install GNU-Linux(Kali OS) as a dual boot. Can anyone help me in a easy understandable way? *I ...
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Elemntary OS - Login problem

So I bought new laptop yesterday (Asus VivoBook X512DA) and I installed Elementary OS (5.1 Hera) on It. Everything worked fine and installation process went normal, but the shut down process took ...
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Shell won't start after change from zsh to bash

I was using zsh for a couple of years on my ElementaryOS. I started to play with some settings yesterday and I wanted to switch to bash temporarily with chsh -s bash. Then I restarted the terminal and ...
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Reinstall linux without losing data

Yesterday my laptop wouldn't boot (elementary os). I used fsck and it got worse and the distro was completely corrupted. So I want to reinstall the distro without losing my data and I've searched on ...
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Changing the font in XScreensaver's dialogs?

I decided to build XScreensaver from source recently after realizing my distribution had a slightly outdated build in the repo. Everything is great except for the dialog boxes, which have a humungous, ...
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GRUB won't boot windows 10 in Dual Boot install

I've installed Elementary as dual boot with Windows 10 but cannot boot Windows 10 using GRUB. It loads fine if I change boot order in my UEFI on motherboard. Looked at and tried so many solutions ...
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How can I use Deepin OS's boot disk to delete and merge partitions

I was dual booting Windows 10 and Elementary OS and decided to overwrite the Elementary OS with Deepin. After installing the Deepin successfully and was trying to restart then no hard disk issue ...
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