Questions tagged [pantheon]

Pantheon is a desktop environment originally written for Elementary OS.

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Adding -DVLA to the make command of appstream

Situation: I am building Pantheon from AUR on Arch Linux. Problem: I have issues building appcenter-bzr. On appcenter-bzr's page, there is a comment saying to "You want to add the -DVLA flag to the ...
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Pantheon weird font behaviour

All of a sudden my fonts are rendered like the image below. I cannot seem to find a solution; I have already tried reinstalling pantheon but this does not fix it. Chinese characters seem to be ...
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Google Chrome stopped working and won't open

I'm using Elementary OS 0.3.4 Freya 64 bits. I was just doing okay, but all of a sudden google chrome stopped working. I tried opening again but it just won't work. I uninstalled using sudo apt-get ...
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How to add custom script in Elementary OS file manager context menu?

do you know if there is possibility to add custom script as element in context menu? I've seen similar threads related adding "open folder as root" and "make executable/run" entries, but still I'm not ...
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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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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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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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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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Mount partitions read only in pantheon-files on ElementaryOS

I've currently dual booted my laptop with windows 8.1 and ElementaryOS Freya. As I've enabled the fast bootup feature in Windows, I can only mount the NTFS Windows partition on ElementaryOS as "read-...
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How to add 'Make executable' and 'Run' entries to Elementary OS file manager context menu?

I know this is to be done by creating a .contract file in /usr/share/contractor. For example, one like this will add a menu option to open a folder as root. [Contractor Entry] Name=Open folder as ...
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Changing themes and hot-corner settings from command-line

I want to change the elementary tweak themes and hot-corner settings on my Elementary Luna (built on Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise") from the commandline. With what command can I do this? I know how to make ...
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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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Manually edit startup application for session?

I'm running elementary OS Freya Beta (under the hood: Ubuntu 14.04) and I need to edit the startup of a certain application to prevent it from running. The startup applications GUI window is still ...
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Having trouble using pantheon-greeter-bzr and pantheon-session-bzr on virtualbox with ArchLinux

I am trying to test ArchLinux with Pantheon on a VM on VirtualBox. I am able to install ArchLinux and pacman -S the following packages succesfuly: xorg-server xorg-server-utils virtualbox-guest-utils ...
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add new category to Applications

I'm using elementary os luna. How can i add a new category to the Applications menu !?
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Slingshot no longer responds to Super+Space

I'm on elementary Luna (Ubuntu 12.04) and the built-in Slingshot Launcher no longer responds to the Super+Space keyboard shortcut to launch the applications menu. Clicking the "Applications" button ...
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ElementaryOS desktop messed up after trying to get NVIDIA drivers to work.

I've been trying to get the NVIDIA drivers to work on my Lenovo Y50 (GTX 860m) for a while. After installing them and rebooting, I get a black screen with some unhelpful text, which I usually remedied ...
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Change colors for the Pantheon terminal emulator

I am using Elementary OS (based on Ubuntu 12.04) and I would like to change the coloring scheme for Pantheon Terminal window. Here's what I've tried: Elementary Tweaks Dconf Editor shell commands $ ...
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Updating the desktop icons after moving a manually-installed program

I'm new here. I've installed a program manually and now I've moved the program files to a new location. How do I update the path of the program for my old launcher icons to work properly? -- without ...
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US International Keyboard Layout not behaving as expected?

Perhaps my question is related to this one. I use to use the English US International Keyboard with Alt-Gr Dead Keys (as far as I remember. This layout allowed me to write é by pressing R-Alt+' and ...