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Pop!OS update failed, uninstalling KDE and other apps

I'm running Pop! OS 20.10 and use KDE which I installed along with the default Gnome. Yesterday, I had some Operating System Updates, but the updates failed with the following error Failed to update ...
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Terminal responding slow in Pop OS 20.04 LTS

Recently the GNOME Terminal of my Pop OS 20.04 LTS is responding slow. Its user@pop-os script is coming after 4-5 seconds of clicking on the terminal icon. How can I resolve this. I tried Alacritty ...
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Displaying notifications on both monitors

How can I turn on displaying notifactions on both monitors on pop os 20.04(ubuntu 20.4)? I had try to use dconf and notify-osd, but it doesn't work
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OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device: '/boot/initrd.img

I basically can't use apt without running into an error since this morning as all calls will result in the error: kernelstub.Installer : ERROR Couldn't copy the initrd onto the ESP!. I'm using Pop!...
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GRUB2 Loading into CLI on reboot instead of bootloader

I recently did a fresh install of Pop!_os after getting a little brave and wrecking some stuff on accident. I dual boot Windows 10 and Pop on separate drives. Upon restart, GRUB loads into its grub>...
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linux-image-5.8.0-7630-generic

After the upgrade, this happens for Linux and gives an error. Every code I type in the terminal gives the same error. I tried these three ways but it didn't work. sudo apt install -f sudo dpkg --...
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Fixing EFI partition and cloning installation to another drive

This is the situation: I've had a flawless experience with Windows 10/Pop!_OS 20.04 dual booting for a couple of years until yesterday when I booted into Windows, installed a game and when I tried to ...
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Black screen weak up after suspend POP!_OS 20.04

I have installed Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS. I have a problem: where i turn on pc from its suspend, it give me a black screen. I use GTX 960 + PENTIUM GOLD G4500. Is it a problem of nvidia driver? I don't want ...
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Can't adjust laptop screen brightness on Ubuntu 20.10 equivalent

I'm dual-booting a laptop (Dell Precision 7550) between Windows 10 and pop!_os 20.10, equivalent to Ubuntu 20.10. I have an issue regarding screen brightness. The laptop is stuck at a certain mellow ...
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No Audio Dell XPS 9700 Kernel 5.12

I am using a laptop Dell XPS 17. After update my Linux kernel to 5.12.0-051200rc7-generic the only available audio output device is Dummy-output. So basically Linux stops recognizing my audio card. ...
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Most apps' dialogs or tooltips always pop up on secondary monitor. Is there a way to force them to primary (Pop!_OS)?

I've recently installed Pop!_OS, Ubuntu based Linux distro. I love it, I must admit. My only problem is basically like the one presented on the attached image, with almost every secondary app window, ...
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POPos 20.10 unable to install amd gpu drivers

##unable to upgrade install amd gpu drivers I tried manually doing it from the website but that failed too here is the error code Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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After installing KDE Plasma, the default file manager became dolphin for browsers on Gnome

I installed and then removed KDE Plasma on my POP OS 20.04 LTS and since then in browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Chromium and Brave) it opens downloaded files with Dolphin. The only solution founded is to ...
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IdeaPad 5 15are05 touchpad not working after fix in Pop!_OS

I have a new Ideapad 5 15 with Pop!_OS 20.04 installed. After the installation, my touchpad wasn't working but I was able to fix that issue using the solution of @theunreal89 given here https://...
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Can't start my pc Pop OS 20.04

I have an Ubuntu's distro, Pop OS, and I have a problem. I restarted my pc and then it doesn't start anymore(I couldn't restarted also). When I start my pc it appears the encryption password and after ...
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Gnome segfaults when monitor sleeps (desktop, PopOS)

Desktop computer running PopOS (incl Nvidia driver), NVIDIA graphics, Intel i7. After some indeterminate amount of time my monitor goes to sleep, according to it's power saving settings (Can't be ...
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Is It Possible/Advisable to Change Device USB Device Status from Terminal?

Running Pop_OS 20.10, I'm occasionally having problems with my headset not working after waking from sleep. The device is plugged in, and the issue persists even after switching from one USB to ...
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bcmwl-kernel-source not working with kernel 5.11.0-7612-generic

I've spent the last hours trying to figure out how to get my wifi working. Today I updated from Pop_OS 20.04 to 20.10. Everything worked fine, but after an hour my 5GHz Wifi connection stated ...
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Halt/crash after waking from suspend - Pop!_OS 20.04 lts kernel 5.4, 5.8- AMD GPU (rx 5600xt)

I'm running into issues trying to get my system to wake from sleep. Specifically, after waking from suspend the system will accept input for a few seconds from mouse and keyboard then the screen will ...
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Linux uninstalled on its own?

I have been using the linux for almost 2.5 years. I wanted to reinstall as I want to upgrade to some other linux distro. I dual booted linux with windows around 20 days back. I made a bootable ...
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POP!_OS Upgrade package removed higher resolution options from display settings

I switched on my desktop today and was greeted by an ugly low resolution display. Checking the settings, there are now only 2 options available: 1024 x 768 or 800 x 600. There were previously around ...
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Poor remote connection performance using Remmina with lowest quality settings

I'm using Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS with GNOME 3.36.8 and want to use a .rdp file using Remmina SNAP Build - 1.4.12 (git 0ad90e24) to connect to a Win10 machine. I only care about performance so I set the ...
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small icons in “show application” menu

I have pop os 20.04 and I have installed some extensions by using the gnome-shell extension. my problem is when I installed the "dash to dock" extension and placed it on the bottom of the ...
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Where do I store PopOS /boot partition to have it alongside Ubuntu so it does not overwrite grub?

I want to have a dual boot system using Ubuntu and PopOS. I tried to do that last weekend and it failed and caused me to invest my Sunday on restoring my Ubuntu installation to be able to work on ...
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How to fix gnome tweaks taskbar from not working properly?

I'm on Pop_os 20.04 and I used Dash-to-Panel extension to make a taskbar that looks somewhat similar to windows since I've come from there, but sometimes it just stops working properly, when I hover ...
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unmet dependencies: linux-generic after changing Ubuntu mirror

I'm using PopOS 20.10 and I changed Ubuntu mirror in sources.list from http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ to http://si.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ but now I have a dependency issue when I run sudo ...
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How to get external monitor working with NVIDIA prime render offload?

My new laptop comes with AMD Radeon Graphics and NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB. The laptop has got a really bad feature for me - the HDMI port is connected to the NVIDIA GPU. I use my external ...
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Within VBox guest cheese does not show video, even if it apparantly sees camera

I am running Pop_OS, an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS based distro, on the physical machine. My webcam works, Cheese shows the video, videoconferencing works like a charm. Besides I have Virtual Box 6.1 guest ...
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Motherboard Audio is stuttering, how do I fix this?

Let me preface by stating that im new to Linux. So hang in there for me. So I installed Pop!20 and had a smooth install on my newly built pc system. My only issue is with the audio. My hdmi transmits ...
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Laptop fan shuts down after boot on Pop_os! And Manjaro

I have a problem with my laptop when turning on from sleep mode. Sometimes ( not always) after starting laptop the fan starts normal and when ubuntu boots up the laptop fan shuts down. I am using ...
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USB not reading with Pop OS (Linux distribution)

I was trying to download the Linux distribution Pop OS, but when I put it on the USB it said I needed to download the Kernal. Will you please tell me what this means? I've tried wiping the drive, but ...
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Touchpad doesn't work

The problem When I try to use my laptop touchpad, nothing happens. It also does not respond to clicks. The keyboard works fine. Workarounds Using a usb mouse works just fine My system Acer Aspire 5 ...
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Error in installing packages in pop os

Not able to load packages in Eddy. Getting this following error: E: Unable to parse package file /var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_focal-backports_InRelease (1) E: The package ...
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Load Alsa module by using device name instead of non-persistent hw number

so I recently installed PopOS and have been attempting to tweak Alsa and PulseAudio to my liking. My headphones have two subdevices and I am attempting to create two separate sinks (one for each ...
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Key on Norwegian keyboard not mapped correctly

I recently installed Pop OS Linux distro. Works great! Except an interesting problem. I use Norwegian keyboard. It mostly works as expected. However, the dash/underscore key doesn't work properly. ...
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Error while resizing C: drive with Gparted

I have a system with Pop!_OS and Windows 10 dual booted When I was on Pop!_OS I wanted to shrink the C: drive (currently it is 400 GB) to make it about 250 GB and give the remaining to Linux. When I ...
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Media keyboard shortcuts not working in Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15-ARR in Pop OS v20.04

Media keyboard shortcuts like play/pause, next, previous aren't working in Pop OS v20.04
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PopOS Bootloader not providing option to boot into Windows

I have installed Windows on my system's primary nVme drive, and PopOS on the second sata drive on my system, I was hoping to be able to use grub to boot between my Windows and PopOS install (Instead ...
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Slow boot because of plymouth-quit-wait.service

I am using PopOS as my OS I noticed that it takes too long to boot-up the reason might be because I use a HDD but, when I was using ubuntu the boot time was faster So, I checked the boot time with ...
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Internal Mic not working in Lenovo Ideapad 330-15ARR Pop-OS 20.04

After installing Pop OS 20.04 the internal mic stopped working in my Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15ARR laptop. What have I tried ? I'd referred to the official wiki here : All kinds of troubleshooting for ...
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other desktop environments is not working

I installed xfce4 desktop environment. But when I select it, it does not enter and only shows a black screen. I installed other distributions but again encountered the same problem. The screen turns ...
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How to have separate scaling for two monitors on Pop! OS

I'm brand new to Linux, and I have installed Pop! OS to replace my Windows installation. Enjoying it so far, but having some troubles with high-res monitor scaling. My first monitor is 3440x1440 (21:9 ...
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One package in my popOS machine is not upgrading and I cant seem to find which package it is

I tried everything described in this post. I did everything OP did and tried every answer, to no avail... Also, when I run apt upgrade, I get no information at all about which package is not getting ...
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error message appearing every time i open the pop-shop

I have only started using linux for less than a week now and I tried getting f.lux for linux(which didn't work) and then I noticed that there's night mode already in pop_os. Ever since that attempt I'...
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How to resize EFI partition to install pop!OS if the consecutive drive is encrypted with bitlocker?

I have a dual boot with ubuntu and windows. My partitions look as shown in the picture now during installation Pop OS requires you to have at least 500MB for /boot/efi partition but I have 260 MB. But ...
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PopOS (Ubuntu) 18.04 LTS Wifi dropping after 5 minutes Dell XPS 9370

Evening, my Dell XPS 9370 running 18.04 has been functioning perfectly with Wifi across a variety of different routers so far (at least 3). Now on a new Wifi router connection, after functioning ...
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I receive a message on shutdown, POP_OS

When i shut down my pc I get the following error message. [ 21.925010] sd-unmoun[1770]: Failed to unmount /oldroot: Device or resource busy [ 21.931734] sd-unmoun[1771]: Failed to unmount /oldroot/...
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Full /boot/efi partition after upgrading

Today I attempted to upgrade my installation using apt. It errored out with the error message: OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device: '/boot/initrd.img-5.8.0-7630-generic' -> '/boot/efi/EFI/...
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Why my asus laptop takes so much time to login?

I wrote " Asus laptop" because till now i thought it was the issue with windows that resulted in 2 minute boot time (including login time) but after installing Ubuntu i think its my laptop. ...
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How to restore the default repositories to Ubuntu 20.04?

I have POP!_OS Software and want the original Ubuntu repositories back. sudo mv /etc/apt/sources.list ~/ sudo touch /etc/apt/sources.list Then I open Software & Updates and change the server to ...