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Questions tagged [zorin]

Zorin OS is an Ubuntu based Linux distro built especially for newcomers to Linux.

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Linux installation and partition

I'm new to Linux and I've thought I'll give it a try and so I installed Zorin OS. I' wondering if I installed it correctly in the disk. Sample screenshot using cfdisk: Is it fine that the Linux file ...
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Ubuntu unable to recognize any usb device after update/upgrade including printer

I have been using and updating ZorinOS for 3 months. In the last update, It stopped recognizing any usb device after the update/upgrade. I have inserted different types of usb flash drive, usb ...
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Post-upgrade login loop in Zorin desktop after upgrade to 18.04 [closed]

My friend upgraded his Zorin Desktop with Ubuntu 18.04. Now, at login, he has four desktops to chose from on the login screen: Zorin desktop Gnome Gnome on xorg Gnome classic Choices two, ...
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Automatic wakeup immediately after hibernation

I using Zorin OS Core 12.2 in dual boot with Windows 10. I used the command sudo systemctl hibernate to hibernate. The system goes to hibernation like for few seconds and automatically wakes up ...
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How do I get the software update list to update? [closed]

I'm on Zorin, trying to get some windows programs working, but Wine is hung on version 1.6, and I can't figure out how to tell it to get a new update list. Each time I try to update a program, I get a ...
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Unable to boot into Zorin OS - ending in BusyBox

I'm running Zorin OS 12.2 (downloaded and installed in September 27th this year) on a Dell XPS 13. I installed Zorin instead of the pre-installed Windows 10 (I'm aware that Dell XPS ships with Ubuntu ...
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Zorin OS, can't boot from USB

I recently installed Zorin OS on my Lenovo Yoga 2. I completely got rid of Windows and am not dual booting. I am now trying to get back to Windows 10. I created a Windows 10 USB drive, but I can't ...
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Updating of drivers and bios

I have a Dell Latitude D820 laptop. With Zorin 12.1 64 Bit system. Are there any bios and driver updating programs for Zorin 12.1.
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Fingerprint reader on Asus Zenbook

So I have ZorinOS installed on my ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH54, however, FingerprintGUI shows my fingerprint sensor (Elantech I think) as an unknown device. Is there any custom software or fixes that can ...
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Mouse doesn't work [closed]

I a have a problem. The mouse led is working, put the mouse pointer doesn't move and system doesn't respond to mousecliks. Touchpad works fine. And on Windows it works just fine. I tried to reinstall ...
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How to control fan speed in Linux running HP laptop?

I have Hewlett-Packard 183E (U3E1) motherboard in my HP Pavillion G6 2230TX laptop. I have 4 pinned fan (I have seen in forums, saying this as the indication of PWM controlling ability?). My BIOS has ...
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hibernate does not work on fresh zorin os 12.1 installation

I just installed zorin os 12.1. I notice there is no hibernate option. After some googling i still found no answer. sudo systemctl hibernate powers off the laptop, but after logging in no programs ...
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Trying to have a command start on boot, but not working

I have been fighting with the problem for three days now. I have a computer that I am setting up for a friend and I have Zorin OS 12 on it since it was the first thing that came to mind that was ...
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Removing Grub from Windows 10 + Zorin Dual Boot

I'm having some trouble removing grub from my dual boot laptop! I can't boot from the USB Windows media to access the terminal to type in the boot rec /fixmbr etc command. It seems to be that Grub ...
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Dropped in (initramfs) after installing Zorin OS 11

I am trying to install Zorin OS on Fujitsu Lifebook AH530. The installation runs smoothly, but when system reboots, it drops into (initramfs) shell, with the message: ALERT~ /dev/disk/by-uuid/.... ...
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Is it safe to permanently amend the details in etc/os-release

To try to install postgresql onto a machine running zorin 9.0 I've amended the file etc/os-release. It originally looked like this: NAME="Zorin OS" VERSION="9" ID=Zorin OS ID_LIKE=ubuntu PRETTY_NAME=...
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installation of zorin os 9 onto lenovo thinkserver ts140 will not pick up wifi

There are no updatable drivers, wlan is not detected and wifi is not detected. I have tried every possible thing I can find or know. what am I missing please help. lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 00:19.0 ...
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Can't use the wireless internet on Zorin OS and Fedora

This question is not just depended on Zorin OS distribution. I can't use the wireless internet. When I opened the program called 'Device Manager' on Windows, my network adapter was 'Broadcom 802.11 ...
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Installing USB Wi-Fi driver on Zorin

I installed Zorin 10 (after trying Mint and Ubuntu). My problem is I have a TP LINK Archer T2UH USB Wi-Fi adapter. Their website has the Linux driver for it(http://www.tp-link.com/res/down/soft/...
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how to update my network adapter? [closed]

I have a TP LINK (TG-3468) connected to one port. Whenever I format my computer and install Windows, I must update the adapter with the given CD. How can I update the adapter in Zorin OS?
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How to install the Windows 7 look on Zorin OS, Ubuntu Based Distro

The default interface of Zorin OS is a Windows 7 like interface, which is what I am looking for: In the gallery page of the Zorin OS website, it shows, the option to change to a Windows 7, XP, 2000 ...
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Zorin 9 installation hangs at Install Zorin alongside Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

I want to install Zorin 9 alongside Windows XP, but the installation hangs at this step. I also tried the nomodeset option, but it didn't work.
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How to enable graphics acceleration for SIS 771/671 on Zorin OS 8 lite (lubuntu 13.10)

Anyone knows how can I check/test my 2d acceleration? See if it's on/off and working correctly and as efficient as it should? I have SIS 771/671 on Zorin OS 8 Lite. I believe the resolution should be ...
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No wireless on Zorin

I have installed Zorin OS beside my XP but cannot find a wireless connection. While I can connect using the wired interface, the connection is dropped whenever I go into Software Updates. It will only ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu Based distro without losing everything

I use Zorin OS 8. I have previously used Ubuntu and Know that to upgrade Ubuntu versions you can use the "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" command. I was wondering if that same command would work the same ...
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Zorin OS: Low disk space message [closed]

I am frequently getting low disk space error and attached screen displayed. Let me know what to do.
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How to install linux lmms multimedia studio

I have Linux Zorin OS and I'm trying to install the newest version Multimedia Studio. I get a tar file when downloaded but don't know where to go from there. Any suggestions for an old man trying to ...
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Zorin OS 6.3 installation hangs on “Preparing to Install”

I'm looking for help on installing Zorin OS 6.3 32bit. The program gets stuck on the "preparing to install" phase.     original URL: http://imgur.com/PulGPMD I've tried loading it in ...