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

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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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shifting from windows 10 to Zorin OS

I have been using windows for a long time now, however, I want to install and move to Zorin Os, but I'm afraid that all of my data and app data will be deleted during installation. Is there a way I ...
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Error install Zorin

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity", line 660, in main(oem_config) File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity", line 646, in main install(query=...
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Blackscreen / System Crash when starting any game under ZorinOS With AMD Graphics. Driver issues?

Today I migrated my friend's Computer from Windows to ZorinOS. A black screen occurs whenever we try to start a game (well, I tried Minecraft and a random steam game) a black screen occurs after a ...
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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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The resolution doesn't match the physical monitor size

I have dual monitors, and one of them has a different size in real life than in the system, and it makes my mouse go in different places than it should when I'm moving it through screens. This is what ...
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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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Error: NVram is locked

I have a problem like this: https://paste2.org/7HMJZKsh I use ZorinOS 16 and MBR with a table partition like this: MY Notebook Asus A45A Core i3 2370M RAM 6 GB Intel HD Graphic 3000 HDD 500GB What ...
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My wifi turning off everytime I try to find BSSID of WiFi Network

I am learning hacking and securities techniques in Linux and trying to find BSSID/MAC address of my Mobile phone( WiFi network). Whenever i try to use airodump-ng wlo1 to find BSSID address, My WiFi ...
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Acer Aspire touchpad stopped working

I have an Acer Aspire 1 A114-31-C5GM Laptop with Zorin 15.3 lite OS. I have been successfully using laptop for a year. But after resizing screen by terminal command, Touchpad stopped responding. All ...
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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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context_menu not appearing in Zorin OS

I am trying to use A Python library to create and deploy cross-platform native context menus package for adding custom context menus in a personal project. It is working fine on windows. Recently I ...
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How do I install MKCLASS onto my computer. I run a Zorin Lite dual boot

This is the link of the website: http://www.appstate.edu/~grayro/mkclass/ The documentation has me confused. Could someone help?
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Adding Windows 10 to the Grub Bootloader

I have the following setup on my computer: a Windows 7 installation which I rarely use anymore on sdb1 94766CBE766CA2AA a Windows 10 installation on sde1 90F8138FF8137328 a Zorin 15 installation ...
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Ubuntu install not recognzing windows 10 hard drive but gparted and fdisk recognizies

Im trying to dual boot ubuntu(zorin 16) and i hav don i before too but i ended up deleting it. It still shows up in the boot menu as ubuntu tho. When i launch it it just shows a very minimal bash ...
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zorin restoring problem using default backup app

GPGError: GPG Failed, see log below: ===== Begin GnuPG log ===== gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found. gpg: decrypt_message failed: Unknown system error ===== End GnuPG log ===== I have just made this ...
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Need better on-screen keyboard for ZorinOS 16

I have trouble using my laptop keyboard due to loss of nerve sensation in my fingers. When I was using MS Windows I used the on-screen keyboard and that worked well. When I switched to ZorinOS I ...
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Zorin 16 can't get second monitor working nVidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti, HDMI working, Display Port is not

I am a linux newbie, trying to make the break from Windows. I have a new install of Zorin 16 and it is not seeing my second monitor. I am letting Nvidia set up my xorg.conf. Is something in here ...
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No audio with Zorin OS on Chromebook

I installed Zorin OS on my old Chromebook and I'm not getting any audio. Can someone help me please?
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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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Stuck in windows troubleshoot screen after installing Zorin OS 16

I recently installed Zorin OS by getting the iso and then using rufus to put it in a flash drive. I then tried out the OS from the flash drive without actually installing it on my laptop. The OS ...
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Add an icon on the taskbar when the program is running

I have an binary file to run a game and I've already created a desktop entry in ~/.local/share/applications. This is the content of the file I created: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Categories=Game ...
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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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How do I change the start menu icon on Zorin OS?

I changed the start-here.png and the gnome-main-menu.png for all sizes in the Zorin theme. What am I doing wrong?
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Can't boot Windows 10 from GRUB

When I installed Zorin OS (which is based on Ubuntu) with dual boot windows after boot it went straight into Windows 10. I took a look at the bios boot order and it was the following. Windows Boot ...
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Backspace suddenly logs me out

I have Zorin on a Lenovo Thinkpad X220. Yesterday upon turning it on the backspace key will now send me to the lock screen. Xmodmap shows that keybinding 22 is backspace, and in Zorin's key shortcuts ...
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Zorin Ultimate: How to obtain source code?

Zorin Ultimate is behind a paywall (https://zorinos.com/ultimate/). I understand that it's GPL license doesn't stipulate that it provide free (as in cost, not freedom to distribute/change) compiled ...
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How to format on SO from a Dual boot computer with Grub

My computer is dual boot, running W10 as default and Zorin 15. I want to replace Zorin to Ubuntu, but I want to make sure that my W10 will not die during this transition, I have a lot of stuff on it. ...
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How can I transfer a process from a terminal on my linux PC to an SSH portal terminal on the other side of my house?

I am running a server on my Linux PC, and every once in awhile I have to change things, or fix things through the terminal. Whenever I do that I have to go to the other side of the house, to fix the ...
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Zorin OS boots into emergency mode

I have been using Zorin OS 15.2 for over 2 weeks. It's been working fine without any problems at all until today when I switched on my laptop it booted into emergency mode. The journalctl -xb command ...
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Error while checking integrity of Live USB: Initramfs unpacking failed: LZMA data is corrupt

I want to install a new Linux distribution on my laptop but I am getting the following error when I try to check the integrity of the media (USB stick) from the Live Distro menu: [2.002848] Initramfs ...
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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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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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