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Grub2 on dual boot, boots windonws repair

I made a clean install of windows 10 in a acer nitro in a ssd new drive. Then, i installed Zorin OS. The dual boot is not working correctly. It shows Zorin, then 2 option of win system, one in the HDD ...
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How can I setup xRDP on Zorin OS 17 and keep the custom Zorin UI?

I'm new to Zorin, but not to Windows or Linux Distros. I use RDP for personal networks and for work. I've been wanting a Linux Distro that is Windows-like, can run windows programs, and has a similar ...
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FPS drops and stuttering in the World Of Tanks game on Zorin OS

Since updated 1.24. the game produces performance issues on Linux. I run the game with one of the latest versions of Proton via steam due to the fact that I've already had an wargaming account before ...
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(New Zorin OS user) Can't run Steam games unless on my SSD/install drive, and those I can run are excessively slow

I'm having some trouble. This is my first attempt at Linux and I'm already running into a wall. I installed the normal version of the latest Zorin OS on my SSD because the nvidia version failed twice. ...
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Which applications are bundled with the Zorin OS 17 Pro distro?

Zorin OS 17 Pro was just released. After going through their website and reading numerous articles about it, I don't see the details of a prominent marketing point documented anywhere, namely a list ...
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Activation of Network Connection Failed

Before installing routersploit on my zorin os, my wifi connection was connecting with home network. However when starting routersploit, suddenly the wifi I was connected to says "Activation of ...
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Ubuntu Boot-Repair stuck at "applying changes"

Windows 11 updated and it break the booting process of Ubuntu (Zorin OS 16.3). So now after booting I get: Unexpected return from initial read: Volume Corrupt. buffer size 1000. Failed to load image. ...
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Why can't I open Tar.gz archive with colons or commas in filename?

I have a 4Gb tar.gz archive downloaded from a Linux server machine. The machine we are on is a Zorin 16 OS machine. I am using both Nautilus / Archiver (file-roller I think it is) / Xarchiver We have ...
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Wrapping Switch Windows in Zorin

I am running Zorin 16 and have configured Switch Windows to use Alt+Tab and this shows me what I want. I haven't installed any special extensions. However, the popup that appears is too wide, and I ...
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Issue setting up dual-boot Mac OS and Zorin OS on 2017 MacBook Air

I recently purchase a 2017 MacBook Air that came with a fresh install of Mac OS on it. Following a couple online guides, I was able to shrink the original partition of the HDD, and then re-partition ...
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Zorin OS stuck on blank screen and blinking cursor on boot after changing the PATH variable

I've googled and tried out all the ways but in typical IT fashion, none of them worked T_T. I have Windows 11 and Zorin 16 dual boot on my Lenovo Legion 5, on separate disks (windows is 500GB, Zorin ...
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Zorin doesn't install Dell firmware update

Regularly, I'm notified by Zorin's Software app that a Dell firmware update is available. It's always v1.11.0 > v1.25.0. When clicking on “Install”, I'm asked to re-boot the system. After doing so, ...
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Strange Audio Issues Triggered by MuseScore and OpenShot

I'm using Zorin OS 16.2. The problem is simple. Whenever I play back any audio whilst editing in OpenShot 3.0.0, it appears to play really fast, condensing a four-minute audio clip to 28 seconds. As a ...
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How to fix "PermissionError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted" when running python commands?

I have installed python 3.11 with command sudo apt-get install python3.11. I am trying to create a new virtual environment for my project in a folder on a USB drive. But when I actually run command ...
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Taking CPU cores offline while under load makes them unable to unload?

I have an AMD Ryzen 5 5625 U CPU with 6 physical cores and 12 SMP cores. I'm running Zorin Core OS 16.2r-1. I've been testing ways of saving more power on a laptop. Ultimately I'd like to be able to ...
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update new SSD path on dual boot ( windows 11 and zorin)

I used to have two ssd on my laptop one with windows 11 (called in motherboard dev0) installed on it and the other one have an (zorin os) on it (called in motherboard dev1) and i use dual boot with ...
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How to make File explorer Address Bar path editable in Linux Mint or in Zorin or in any Debian based OS?

I am using Zorin OS. Consider the below screenshot: I want the Address Bar editable to write the path of my intended folder location. Are there any settings that need to be configured or is there any ...
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How to remove the Software Center in Zorin OS

I am having problems with Software Center lately and i wish to reinstall it. To make sure it will not remove anything I need, I checked it with a simulated removal (apt -s remove gnome-software) and ...
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Ubuntu vs Zorin OS [closed]

I am confused between Zorin and Ubuntu any help would be great, here are some key features I want: Which has more features.(Not required to be pre installed, I can install them) Which supports more ...
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package not install in pycharm

I am using Zorin os 16.1 pros. I am trying to install pyaudio in pycharm it gives an error. But it is already installed in the terminal. I don't know where it is installed. It gives Python 3.8.10 (...
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PSPP can't access /home (or any other folder)

This is an issue I originally discovered on Zorin 16 but it also occurs on Ubuntu 20.04. A freshly installed PSPP can't access /home folder or any other folder. Right now I can't think of any further ...
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Running Minecraft Education Edition on Linux

I'm attempting to get some form of Minecraft Education Edition running on a Linux PC that I have, (Zorin OS 16.1 64-bit). After moving the install files from an existing Windows installation of ...
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QSqlDatabase: QMYSQL driver not loaded error in zorin os

Recently I have installed Zorin os and qt creator from [enter link description here][1] [1]: https://flathub.org. I need to connect the lamp server which I have installed. I am using qt creator and ...
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eclipse window builder work abnormaly in zorin os

I am using zorin os 16 pro. I am using eclipse in windows machine for few months. It works fine in windows. But problem in zorin os. I download eclipse from this site. All things are fine except ...
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Physical work laptop showing up as 'virtualpc'

I bought and installed Zorin OS Pro 16.1 (Ubuntu 20.04) and post-installation when I run the 'virt-what' command it shows up as a virtual pc. Also if I run the 'facter' command then it shows up as a ...
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Trying to install Wine on Zorin OS 16

i want to get wine on my linux computer (Zorin OS 16), but when i type in the terminal "sudo apt install wine" i get this message: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that ...
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Why does my right monitor get treated as the left monitor, and how do I fix it?

I am running Zorin OS. These are the methods I have tried: xrandr --output HDMI-1 --auto --primary --output HDMI-0 --auto --left-of HDMI-1 This works, but doesn't apply after reboot. I can turn this ...
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Is there such thing as "administrator root"?

So leaving details aside last night i stumbled across "administrator root" in a live instance of Zorin. First off, is Administrator Root even a thing? If so, where does it fall into the ...
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How do I write a script to sudo, then cd, set an environment variable and run a program?

I'm on ZorinOS 16. I recently set up SearXNG, and every time I reboot my computer I have to run a couple of commands to launch it: sudo -H -u searx -i cd /usr/local/searx/searx-src export ...
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Is REISUB/REISUO to switch off/reboot safe?

I can't happen to find a fix to shutdown or reboot my Zorin OS 16.1. So far I have been using REISUB or REISUO as a quick fix. I was wondering if it can cause harm to my laptop in the longrun if I ...
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Is my computer good enough for Zorin OS? [closed]

I'm relatively new to Linux. I've checked out a few distros and installed a few. What are the requirements for Zorin and Zorin lite. I'm looking for it to be responsive, stable, and get relatively ...
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Make a Zorin OS + Windows 11 dual boot without decrypting everything

I'm new to Linux, and I want to install Zorin OS to make a Windows 11 + Zorin OS dual boot, but my hard drive is encrypted by BitLocker. Is there a way of doing that without decrypting everything?
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The following packages have unmet dependencies. (Zorin OS 16)

I am relatively new to Linux and I just fell in love with Zorin OS 16. However, there are still some windows programs that I want to use from time to time which is why I would like to install wine. ...
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Touchpad and mouse problems on Zorin OS 16

I had problems that originated in Windows 10, where an update was installed without my permission.  After it was done, my Dell touchpad would not function correctly (could click on some things but not ...
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Dell Vostro 320 Camera not working in Zorin 16

I have a Dell vostro 320 and installed Zorin 16 on it. all running well except the camera. here is how the terminal commands looks. :~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root ...
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Missing Firmware

On my Zorin OS 15.3 with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) base, I get the Missing Firmware error on my computer and i have searched for some answers and i found this solution is that you are going to ...
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I ran “sudo rm -rf /*” and now my PC won't boot

I ran sudo rm -rf /* on Zorin OS because my friend dared me to and now I can't even boot to my motherboard BIOS. How should I go about fixing this? Or am I hopelessly doomed? I have tried power ...
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Software Center error in Zorin OS

Hello everyone I install Zorin OS and when i open the Software Center after 1 or 2 minute or when i try to install any software i see that: can some one tel me what is this problem and what I can to ...
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ZorinOS, based on Ubuntu 20.04, stuck on the Zorin splash screen

New to Linux. Will try to keep this concise. After using Zorin today, I accidentally hit the logout button, and it dropped me into the tty. But before the tty became interactable, i.e, before I could ...
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How to create a desktop entry for .jar files?

I created a desktop entry and moved it to ~/.local/share/applications, but it doesn't execute when I click on it from the start menu. This is my .desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application ...
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How to remove all Zorin Default themes

I wanted a lightweight Linux Distro which when researching about it, I found XFCE to be lightweight but it looked ugly, but when I saw Zorin Lite edition looking good, I thought - It looks good and ...
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How do I update the panel launcher icon?

I have a .desktop file in a launcher on the panel. I want to be able to update the icon used for it from a script. I run Zorin OS 15.3 education lite (sorry about the Zorin specific terms) My panel ...
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Zorin OS Lite compatibility with Acer DA220HQL

I have got an android PC (Acer DA220HQL) running Android 4.0.4 with the following specifications and i would like to ask you if Zorin OS lite (x86) would be suitable for it. Additionally if there is ...
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Slow Internet connection on Zorin OS

These days I'm having a pretty bad connection to the Internet. Sometimes it works as usual but at other times it is very slow. The connection is bad only on Zorin, on my phone it works fine. What ...
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Dual-boot Linux and PrimeOS, no options in Grub

my old laptop is weak with Windows and I wanted to install some lightweight OS but encountered a problem when wanted two of them. I have Linux partitioned like this - /dev/sda: /boot - primary (Grub ...
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Connect to ethernet via terminal without ifconfig / others

My Nvidia Drivers are broken, I can't boot up my Zorin OS (Ubuntu 18.04) system, so I entered recovery mode, and purged the drivers using apt-get. But when trying to install another version (450) I ...
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ClamAV - getcvd: Verification: Can't verify database integrity error message when running freshclam

When I was running freshclam using ClamAV on Zorin Linux OS, it gave me the following errors as shown below. I am new to Linux, so I might need some hand-holding on solving this (step-by-step), if ...
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Zorin OS: wifi adapter not detected on laptop

I have an internal Wi-Fi adapter in my laptop, but suddenly for seemingly no reason whatsoever, it stopped being detected. All of the other questions that are about this aren't working. I use a Dell ...
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Problem installing apps through Zorin OS terminal "please insert the disc" [closed]

I try to install apps like TLP on my system through the terminal. It keeps giving the following message: **Media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Zorin-OS 15.2 Lite 32bit' in the drive '/media/...
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I have a terrible problem with downloading apps and upgrading my 32bit Zorin OS 15 lite, can someone please help me?

I am trying to install a new app doing upgrading my 32bit zorin os 15 lite system. I keep getting these messages in the terminal: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource ...
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