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

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No audio after fresh install of Essential 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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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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How to Install latest version of Node js for Elementary OS (ubuntu)

I have downloaded node v5 for Linux on the *node website and found some instructions on how to Install a tar.gz file but this file ends with tar.xz and I can't find any instructions for that. Please ...
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How to reinstall python

I messed up my python3.4 installation by make install of python3.5. $ python3 --version Python 3.5.0 This is what I get from pip --version: $ pip --version pip 7.1.2 from /usr/local/lib/python3.4/...
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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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pulseaudio-equalizer keeps resetting at startup

Every time I start my laptop, pulseaudio-equalizer it's enabled. Even when I disable it (inside the app there's a button to disable it). How can I avoid that? Moreover, something is resetting my ...
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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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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 boots directly to Ubuntu, can't access BIOS or Boot menu anymore

I'm running Laptop with single OS: UbuntuMATE 15.04 Beta1 64bit on Toshiba laptop Core i3. After burning "Elementary OS" on a live USB drive using UNetbootin, what happened is: -After reboot, laptop ...
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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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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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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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Customize wingpanel under Elementary OS

Recently I have installed Elementary OS luna, which is based on Ubuntu. I want to customize the wingpanel to display the menu toolbar of the selected application. This is my wingpanel: But I need ...
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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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Turn off mirror display on startup on Elementary OS

I'm running Elementary OS Freya Beta 2 with dual displays. I added some xrandr commands to run at startup so the monitor I want is the primary monitor and that the dock starts on the right monitor. ...
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No mouse and close/maximize button Elementary OS

I've downloaded and installed Elementary OS in my laptop, but something weird is happening with me. I made an USB Flash Drive installation, using UNetbootin. I was able to test it (like a Live-CD) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Command to to restart Pantheon files manager (elemenaryOS)?

After editing context menu entries (by editing files in /usr/share/contractor) I have to restart the file manager to see the changes. How to restart Pantheon Files with a command so that I don't have ...
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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 OS shows WiFi networks, but won't connect

In the top bar, clicking the network icon shows a list of networks. My school's network, which on Windows I would connect to, and then visit a login page in Chrome in order for it to work, shows on ...
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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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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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Elementary OS boot skipped Grub

I've just installed a fresh elementary os freya to dual boot with my windows 10 but when I startup my computer it goes straight into elementary os and skipped the grub bootloader screen
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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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Software center crashes immediately with KeyError: 'CODENAME' on elementaryOS Luna

My software center crashes immediately when I try to open it. In the terminal it looks like this: software-center 2014-08-29 17:44:29,262 - softwarecenter.fixme - WARNING - logs to the root logger: '(...
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No wired ethernet connection

I'm using elementary OS (based on Ubuntu 12.04) and yesterday I woke up to no wired ethernet connection. As far as I can remember I changed absolutely nothing, it was working at night and not anymore ...
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USB devices not recognized when laptop runs on battery

When I use my laptop on battery, no USB device I connect (i.e. memory stick, external hard drive or mouse) is recognized on either USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 ports. I found two workarounds, which I, however, ...
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How do you properly install Steam on Elementary OS?

A week ago I tried to install Steam, I downloaded the .deb package and installed it, and played a game with it. In the next day, Steam prompted me with this: Steam needs to install these ...
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Elementary OS installation failure

I've been trying for a few hours now and I still cannot find out why I cannot install Elementary OS. Every time I try to install it I get: the 'grub-efi' package failed to install into /target/ I ...
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Debian systems seems to recognize speakers but not the headphones for Lenovo laptops

I would be happy/comfortable to apply some patch or change in some kernel code if required. All I need is the direction as I have no idea about Linux sound architecture (pulse-audio and alsamixer ...
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Touchpad not working

I just installed Elementary OS and almost everything is working great. The only problem is that the touchpad isn't working. I can not move the cursor with the touchpad. But if I use a mouse it is ...
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Why PHP doesn't run in Apache?

I'm using Elementary OS and Apache. What I did? I installed Apache 2 and I went to http://127.0.0.1/ to check if Apache was online, that's ok. I saw the Apache2 Ubuntu Default Page, I thought Apache ...
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Can't change update settings on elementary?

I can't update elementary os, when I try to change the settings 'Install updates from', none of the check boxes will check, it stays like the following image. What should I do?
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VS Code not working on Elementary OS

I have downloaded VS Code on Elementary OS, and I followed the setup instruction of Setting up Visual Studio Code on linux. The executable file "code" seems to be unknown, it is not opening, Any ...
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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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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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How to repair Elementary OS?

I was installing Google Chrome on my Elementary OS from installer and due to unmet dependencies I run: sudo apt-get install -f Don't know what happened so many removing operations started I just saw ...
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Fancontrol HP laptop /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules in

I'm trying to get fancontrol working my HP Spectre 13 3000ed, because the fans are either off or annoyingly noisy. I followed this tutorial: How to control fan speed? But I got stuck with /usr/sbin/...
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Computer froze, now no OS will start

I was happily watching a TV show episode and 5 minutes later I am with a fried computer. I was using elementaryOS. I am going step by step with what just happened: I was using VLC when suddently the ...
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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 ...