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PureOS is a Debian-based distribution that meets the GNU FSDG criteria.

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Wifi is not showing on PureOS?

Hello the option to connect to Wifi is not shown on the PureOS settings? Which firmware should I install ? Distro ID: PureOS Descrip: PureOS 10 Byzantium Releases: 10
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Why does tilda disappear on typing forward slash in shell?

I recently noticed that on my new PureOS terminal - I am not able to type tilda followed by forward slash. The tilda and the slash disappear! Only if I input a space after tilda, then I am able to ...
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How to download firmware for Macbook 2017 sound card?

Currently I am trying to find firmware for a MacBook 2017 sound card. The specific type of card I have is a Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio. I am running PureOS. PureOs seems to detect ...
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apt-get gpg error when i try to update

i have a librem14 running pureos, i keep getting error running apt-get update librem14@PureOS:~$ sudo apt update An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated ...
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PureOS Command Line Window

I'm new to PureOS and I've been looking for a way to open a command line window without any luck. How do I open a console/command line window in PureOS?
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Getting 404 errors when trying to install clang and libclang-dev packages using ‘apt install’

I am running into 404 errors when trying to install clang and libclang-dev packages using ‘apt install’ on PureOS. I am seeing the following error messages when running the command sudo apt install ...
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Is the I3 wm available on PureOS?

Searching the PureOS repo on https://software.pureos.net/categories didn't show any results for i3 i3wm or sway. It's debian so I assume it's possible if I add a repo but I'd prefer to use official.
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Disable touchscreen in Wayland (by parsing /proc/bus/input/devices via awk)

Background info: I've got a buggy touchscreen on a laptop, and I used to have a special Bash script on startup for dealing with it, but I recently installed PureOS in an effort to be a little more in-...
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PureOSL Luks no longer accepts password

I need help with luks not recognizing my password all of a sudden. I'm using pureos on a librem and I was having trouble getting wine32 installed so one of the things I did was add the debain main ...
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How can I install Wine on PureOS?

I have the PureOS with GNOME3 but am having difficulty installing WINE. I need Wine in order to be able to use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for my job. I am a rank beginner in Linux, so if someone could ...
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How do I troubleshoot a process that kills GNOME Shell?

Whenever I killall evolution and occasionally when I use the GUI to quit, I am kicked out of my GNOME Shell session and have to log in again. I obviously want to determine the cause but I don't know ...
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GNU/Linux PureOS - How can I add more disk space?

I want to add more disk space to my computer. My disk partitions are shown below: How can I extend "Filesystem Partition 3 (105 GB Ext4)" to use the "Free Space (105 GB)", without losing any data?
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PureOS doesn't load (AMD) graphics firmware

HP Envy X360, Legacy boot enabled, Secure boot disabled, using GPT on all drives Ryzen 5 2500U with Radeon Vega Mobile (Raven Ridge APU) Booting a fresh install of PureOS 9.0 results in a black ...
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Gnome Tweaks change of caps lock to control caused lock out of the system

I have a brand new Purism laptop (Librem 15 version 3) with PureOS I started up for the first time today. While setting it up to my liking, I opened Gnome Tweaks to change the Caps Lock button to be a ...
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PureOS verification of download

PureOS has SHA256 verification of download, but I've heard that SHA isn't so secure. Do they sign their files or provide associated .sig files? And is it true that that would be more secure?
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How can I use my Canon Pixma network scanner?

I have successfully configured a Canon Pixma MX494 as a network printer from my laptop (PureOS/Debian) using CUPS. It appears under "Printers" and I can print a test page over the network. I can ...
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PureOS TP-Link WN725N RTL8188EU / BCM94312

Just installed PureOS Version 3.28.2 and I'm having trouble with getting WiFi working. I have an internal BCM94312 and I also have a TP-Link WN725N V2 neither of which can I get to work. With the TP-...
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Locating source code of the PureOS installer

I have been playing with PureOS installation options (the ultimate goal is to install it dual boot with MacOS on a MacBook Air, but this is out of the scope of this question). What I would like to ...
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How can I fix snap run on non-Ubuntu Linux kernel 4.18?

I'm running snap applications on a non-Ubuntu system: $ snap version ...
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How can I run Apache Directory Studio with OpenJDK 10?

I have installed the OpenJDK 10 JRE on my PureOS system with: $ sudo apt install default-jre $ java --version openjdk 10.0.2 2018-07-17 OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 10.0.2+13-Debian-1) OpenJDK ...
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Why are some emoji B&W and others too big?

I am running PureBrowser (~= Firefox ESR 52.8.0) on PureOS (~= Debian main testing) and have fonts-noto-color-emoji-0~20180424-2 installed. When I visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Emojis I ...
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Why don't snapd app icons appear under GNOME/Wayland?

I am running PureOS (~= Debian testing) with a GNOME/Wayland desktop. After I install a program with snapd, I can run it from the command line with snap run but I can't launch it from the launcher, ...
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How can I install GNU IceCat on a Debian-based system?

GNU IceCat is the primary target for the LibreJS extension, making it a stable platform for running that extension. So, I'd like to install Ice Cat on my Debian-based systems (running Debian, Ubuntu ...
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