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Resolution is suddenly really, really high and I can't seem to change it

I came back into Elementary OS on my Macbook Pro and suddenly the resolution was really, really high. I tried to go in and change it but it only offers a single option. Everything is super small and ...
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Turning off notifications in Hera 5.1 doesn't seem to actually do anything

I have both bubbles and sounds turned off in the notifications control panel. But mail keep sending notification bubbles, as does chrome and spotify. I'd love to shut all that crap off for a while.
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Hibernation on elementaryOS

I am trying to let my XPS 13 7390 hibernate when closing the lid. I followed this guide to set my system up to do this. But I think it is not working properly. When I run sudo systemctl suspend-then-...
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No recognition of drives while installing OS!

I tried installing elementary os along with win10 in separate disc in acer aspire 5s. But during boot, it asks to install or try. Clicked on install and after choosing language it shows your computer ...
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Purchase and Download

I have a debit card and I cannot purchase the os. I made a donation of 10 $ trough PayPal. How can I now have access to the download? Thanks for the support. Best regards. Valter
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how to change wallpaper on the lockscreen

After I update to Hera, I can't change lockscreen wallpaper. Is there any a way to change lockscreen wallpaper and not change the dekstop?
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i am unable to get past the welcome screen to install

I am booting to install using from usb and i get stuck on the welcome screen, my mouse or keyboard will not work to continue install. help.
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After trying to install Brave Browser I can't update de system anymore

Hello I have this problem, I don't know how to solve it?
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I can't enable the WIFI in any way

The wifi logo doesn't show up in the top right corner and I don't have the option to connect wirelessly to any routers. I tried every command I could find to solve this problem but none of them have ...
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Add a brightness slider to the top bar? Using 5.1 Hera on a Surface Pro 2

I would like to add a brightness slider to the top-bar, but am not able to figure out how to do this via System Settings -> Power -> Display Brightness. Unfortunately the SP2 keyboard does not have Fn ...
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The word “normal” has started appearing on the upper right corner of my apps

Did a little bit of updating and all of a sudden, the word "normal" is appearing in my apps. See below. Anyone have any idea how to get rid of this?
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Mail App doesn't let me login to my iCloud mail

I tried the settings given at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202304 with an app specific password. But nothing seems to work out. I keep getting this error saying Unable to validate: SMTP ...
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Touchpad stopped working after Hera 5.1 update

My trackpad stopped working after updating form Juno to Hera, now I'm forced to use a mouse. from my xinput list the touchpas seems to be recognized: Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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The language - Spanish (Colombia) is not available

I'm trying to contribute to Elementary with spanish translations but I want add a Spanish (Colombia) language but I don't have permissions. Could you please help me adding the Spanish (Colombia)?. ...
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Cannot change back low resolution for external monitor

I have accidentally set the external, mirrored monitor to a very low resolution. As a result I cannot set it back to a higher resolution, because I cannot get to the "apply" button at the bottom of ...
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Installing Chrome Remote Desktop

I'm trying to set up Chrome Remote Desktop on Elementary. I downloaded the chrome remote desktop .deb package from their website, installed it through Eddy, but I can't launch that app and complete ...
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Vulnerability: hijacking VPN-tunneled TCP connections

A new vulnerability affect all Linux disro - How can I check if my OS (elementary OS) is affected by this so called "VPN-tunneled TCP connections." Further: How can I turn ON Reverse Path Forwarding ...
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eOS boot stick not detected

I can't seem to get the USB to show up in my boot menu, no matter what I do. I've had no issues with Ubuntu. Maybe it was something with Rufus, since it showed an error about something like t
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Are there open source app/programs to turn backlight on and off in Elementary os?

I use elementary OS 5.1 Hera. In particular, I am using Asus ROG Strix G Core i5 G531GT-BQ002T Gaming Laptop and can't find command for backlight let alone RGB strip. There is no key for it on my ...
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Enable smooth scrolling on Chrome

Scrolling websites on Epiphany is pretty smooth, same as I used to from Windows. This is not the case for Chrome. I tried enabling the smooth-scrolling Chrome flag (though I think it's enabled by ...
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Installation problem “serious problem couldnt find mok”

I tried to install Elementary OS alongside windows 10. I created a bootable disk with Rufus. I know that the disk works because I could manage to install it to my old thinkpad. But when I tried to ...
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AppCenter complains and doesn't work to install anything

Error: Failed to Fetch Updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. Details > Failed to obtain authentication I do have ...
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Black Screen After Hera Install?

'Try Elementary' works fine from bootable USB. However, after I install and boot I get a black screen after the splash screen. I read about editing a line at bootup to state nomodeset, but I'm still ...
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Can't activate wireless from WingPanel for Toshiba

On a Toshiba Satellite C75D-B7260. I can not figure out how to get the driver for this model.Or if that is the problem. Thanks
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Editing MP3 Tag in Music

I am trying to edit MP3 tag data in Music. I get into the edit screen, edit the info. I click "Save" and.... nothing. The edit isn't saved. I have tried on multiple files and it doesn't work on ...
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I added accounts to my Elementary email client. Client does not show email content

The account routes through a local bridge service that decrypts/encrypts protonmail messages. Following protonmail's instructions, I added an account for my primary email The account routes through ...
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Flatpak apps not showing up in app menu

I've installed two Flatpak apps with sideload, and they never got icons and I cannot start them. What should I do? It was Spotify and Discord. Is this general limitation of elementary os? Edit: The ...
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How to hide wingpanel or move to the side?

I'm running elementary (Hera) on a small 11" widescreen laptop. I'd like to have wingpanel either hidden or on the side of the screen so I don't lose any vertical space for working. Is that something ...
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Keyboard on Surface Laptop does not work

Everything looks goods on new elementary OS (v5.1) on my Surface Laptop. But facing issue with laptop's keyboard, It does not work (everything fine on external keyboard). Any one can support this? ...
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Super Key = Overview of all Windows - but its not closing on second press

I've found multiple guides (e.g. this) detailing how to map the "Overview of all windows" onto the Super key. I've used following approach: gsettings set org.gnome.mutter overlay-key "'Super_L'" ...
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Notifications wake my MacBook Pro after it's been closed and suspended

Is there any way to disable notifications on suspend so that my MacBook won't constantly wake up and drain the battery while it's sitting closed and idle?
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Plank does not emerge icons

My issue is identical to this one, and it did solve my issue when I changed the logo from .png to .ico in .desktop. However, a restart/log-out session would render the solution void. As you can see ...
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How to remove last account from mail app?

How do you remove the last and only email account remaining in the Mail app? I tried uninstalling and reinstalling it but, the account is still there. Moreover the account cannot be removed via the ...
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Can't install elementary OS 5.0.1

Trying to install on my new laptop and I am getting the following error upon trying add a partition: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/plugins/ubi-partman.py", line 1298, ...
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How do I fix the error “couldn't find a place to store the pinned certificate”

Trying Elementary Hera - ran the email program, was told my mail server certificate was untrusted, got prompted to trust it, when I did so, there was a long delay after which the error Couldn't find ...
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archive.ubuntu.com connection failed.. all other repositories( Elementary and other ppas) working

I am new to linux. I have been using elementary OS for about 15 days now. Everything was fine until few days ago when suddenly I could not connect to ubuntu repositories. Using the "select best ...
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Not waking up after closing the lid

So it started happening after I installed 5.1 and updated the kernel to 5.0. Always when i close the lid it suspended and when i opened back i showed me lock screen now it doesnt show the lock screen,...
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Installing pCloud drive

I'm somewhat new to linux, and I was hoping someone would be able to help. I would like to install pCloud drive, and I followed the instructions on the site here. However this doesn't seem to work, ...
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how to Connect to a shared window printer

Hello I am tring to connect to my local shared window 10 printer to the Elementary OS I have not tried much i am new to the linux world. So need help to get basic understanding of the OS any help will ...
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Why does my cursor change to a hand icon when I try and click on anything?

Why does my cursor (Asus trackpad) change to a hand icon when I try and click on anything? I dug up an old wired mouse and that made life a lot better. Now I've got an actual cursor that functions, ...
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Kernel version is still 4.15, after upgrading to 5.1 Hera

I've updated my system, but it didn't update the kernel. Please see the output of my commands: loathe@elementaryos ~> lsb_release --all No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: elementary ...
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Dock! Fullscreen games and then do you want into a new app

ill recorded this issue or my badness ... How can i quick switch to a new app without changing desktop or closing all? ALT+Tab is not rly an solution. Heres the unlisted Video and sry for my bad ...
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Epiphany shows Oops Something went wrong while displaying this page

literally just installed Elementary OS 5.1 and while browsing the internet all of the sudden i spotted all tabs in Epiphany to show "Oops Something went wrong while displaying this page". After ...
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How do I get AppCenter to stop trying to download/install Thunderbird?

How do I get AppCenter to stop trying to download/install Thunderbird? I just installed elementary 5.1 using VMWare Fusion 11.5.1 on a Macbook Pro running Mojave 10.14.6 I went to AppCenter to ...
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Why does my wireless turn off and say “wirless disabled” in Surface Pro 4?

I have installed elementary OS on a SurfacePro 4 and it is working mostly fine. But, occasionally, the wifi turns off and I get a message "Wifi Disabled". I cannot turn it on or toggle on/off. The ...
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Elementary 5.1 Hera. Unable to login with standard user account

After I created a standard user account, unable to login with that user account. My Admin account has no problem logging in. any suggestion? thank you.
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Changing icons brakes everything in hera

Every time i change the icons in hera everything just crashes i can reboot because there is no panel nor any shortcut works. I have to erase the icon folder from the terminal to be able to reboot and ...
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Static noise in headphones Dell XPS-13 9360 Dual Boot with Windows 10

The title pretty much says it all. I've tried adjusting the gain with alsamixer to no avail.
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Bluetooth - not connecting

I can't get any bluetooth device to connect. Not a single one. Devices that worked a week ago no longer will. All my bluetooth devices are listed but when I click "Connect" it will say "Connecting.....
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Hardware minimum requerid?

Hardware minimum required for install elementary OS 5.0? Can I install elementary OS Only 5.1 with Windows 10 installed on another partition? Can an 8 year old hardware install elementary OS 5.1?

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