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How to customize guest account

I enabled the guest account but I want to customize the desktop and the dock with some icons and more, but all the information about the configuration that I found is related to Ubuntu, and that ...
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Can't Get The Trackpad To Work On A Lenovo 14W

I recently picked up a Lenovo 14w, and I can't get the trackpad or mouse keys to work. EVERYTHING but the trackpad works. I tried Fedora, Ubuntu, and Elementary - which I stayed with. None of the ...
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Installation error when installing parrot os, I get the following screen

Tipos de traducción Traducción de texto Texto original 764 / 5.000 Resultados de traducción Resultado de traducción When I go to install parrot os from a bootable pen, when it starts up it shows me ...
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how to reduce RAM used by wingpanel?

wingpanel uses 1.5 gigabyte of RAM on my computer see the first row on the top of this screenshot: I have only a few software running (browser, e-mail software, small calculation sheet) and the ...
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Fallo de instalacion de parrot os , me sale esta pantalla

cuando voy a instalar parrot os desde un pen booteable al arrancar me muestra el siguiente mensaje , alguien sabe que es lo que esta fallando? GNU GRUB version 2.06-13+parrot5 Minimal BASH-like line ...
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Screen Dims after 30 Seconds of being inactive. No way to change this setting

There is no way to change this setting and turn off dimming after being inactive. Anyone know how I can turn this off?
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Loading remote images

I'm currently experiencing an issue with my mail client where I am unable to download images from my inbox. I suspect this could be due to some incorrect settings or permissions. Does anyone have ...
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Why elementary platform is installed multiple times? Should I remove all oldest?

I am trying to save space from my device and I was running out of memory despite cleaning apt and snap. When I checked flatpak, I discovered that it unnecessarily uses huge amount of memory which I ...
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What is the Login and Password to install Elementary OS?

Firstly, my system components: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10700F CPU @ 2.90GHz 2.90 GHz Installed RAM: 64.0 GB (63.9 GB usable) System type: 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor Graphics ...
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No data from Nimbus weather application

If I install the Nimbus application through the AppCenter it does not work, does not show any data. If I build from source and run it there are no issues. The AppCenter says it is version 1.10 and the ...
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No wired or wireless connection after installation

After installing Elementary OS 7.1 (Hour), there is no wired or WIFI access to the Internet. EOS7.1 on the laptop is the second operating system. If you try to connect a wired cable, the Network ...
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Low disc space on /boot (Horus 7.1)

I'm a tech newbie user who's just started using Horus and I'm loving it so far, but I had a warning pop up saying that I'm running out of disc space on /boot. Since I know enough to enter commands in ...
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automounting encrypted partition on boot: how to make init parse crypttab before fstab?

I’m running elementaryOS 6.1 and so close to getting automounting my encrypted partition on boot and throwing in the towel. first some context, I have /home in an encrypted partition that as a ...
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elementaryOS update Horus 7.1 (to version 6.5) Macbook Air : WLAN no longer available in Network

is it possible to fix Networkproblem, emerge WLAN-connection in Horus 7.1 (vers.6.5)? Thanks
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Purple icon containing a star for Android Studio and IntelliJ IDEA's show

I have Android Studio and IntelliJ Idea installed, and their icons at both the dock and the Applications Menu seem to work just fine, however, when Alt + Tab they both have this default icon of a star ...
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Remove drive model from partition labels in left pane

Nitpicking I know, but since upgrading to 7.1, Files has started showing partitions with drive model numbers like this: Anyone know how to get rid of this irrelevant and screen estate gobbling ...
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system updates not installing upon reboot

Running Horus 7.1, I just download the lastest system updates in AppCenter and then restarted when asked, but that just brought me back to my login screen without installing them. After a few minutes ...
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Error installing eOS 7.1 on Mac Mini 2011

I tried to install eOS 7.1 on a Mac Mini 2011 with a fresh SSD from USB stick. Select "erase and install", select disk (SSD), no encryption, start. After 20% an error message comes: "...
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NEW DISK ELEMENTARY OS

how to add a new disk to an existing elementary os system? the second question is this: Once I add this new disk, how can I install Steam on it? Can I just put Steam into the main Elementary OS drive ...
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Limiting apps limits other apps too

I'm trying to limit apps for my son (who has a separate standard user account) and when I add Firefox, it automatically adds a bunch of other apps (the Libre office suite, VLC, audacity etc) that I ...
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AppCenter shows fewer apps in secondary administrator session. How to synchronize sources?

I am on Elementary OS 7.1 and I have two administrator users. In session 1, the AppCenter gives me a wide choice of applications. In session 2, for a more recently created admin user, the AppCenter ...
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All downloaded files treated as text files until Pantheon-Files restarted

As the title suggests, any file I download - i.e. an .mp4, or .jpg shows up in Pantheon-Files as a text file. Double click attempts to open said file in Code. Right clicking shows "Open in Code&...
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is there a way to disable touchpad scrolling in just a specific app (eg. Pantheon Terminal)?

I’m on Elementary OS 6.1 on an early 2015 MacBook Pro. I’ve noticed the easiest way to disable trackpad scrolling is to change the scroll method from “Two Finger” to “Edge” in Settings. now, ...
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i can't get resolution options and i get message: "Unknown Display"

when i changed the VGA cable, i found that the resolution has been changed, and i can't get resolution options from the display settings because i get message Unknown Display, i think that because the ...
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whats wrong with my dark theming

The title bars look like: and in the system settings, i have no option for dark theme: I was trying to do this: https://gist.github.com/fardjad/a1ec470712150e8d3d67693911f5afb8. but just after the ...
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Problem with installing kali linux on macbook pro retina 2015

I can't intall kali linux on my macbook pro retina. I want to have dual boot but my mac doesn't see pendrive with kali. In recovery i can't switch secure boot because there are not option like that. ...
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Multiple unwanted instances of application start after clicking dock icon

When I click on a dock icon, sometimes multiple instances of an application start. For example: element+ 19606 19402 0 Dec29 pts/2 00:00:00 locate blender element+ 21772 1 0 Dec29 ? ...
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Dead apps still visible on Elementary 7.1 Horus

I have a strange issue since i've upgraded to elementary os 7.1: If an application crashes, it dissapears from the dock (normal), I don't see the process anymore (normal), but it is still displayed... ...
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What can i do to increase my skills in programming?

I am student. I have learned different languages including python, javascript, c++/c also some markup languages. What can i do to increase my skill and also can get experience regarding programming. ...
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Epiphany browser v45.1 always renders blank pages web sites under specific user account

This problem only happens under a new user profile that I have created. There are three other accounts on the system, both admin and std users where epiphany will render pages correctly. I have tried ...
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the screen on elementary on looks green Help

Can anyone help me 🙏. I already installed Elementary OS but the screen is totally green. I tried to reinstall Nvidia drivers, configure manually the gamma but I didn't get a change. I am a newbie and ...
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Why doesn't `env GTK_THEME=Adwaita` work in .desktop files?

It'll be no shock that some non-elementary OS apps don't look right with the default elementary OS theme. I understand that theming is a Hard Problem™. Sometimes buttons don't look like buttons, or ...
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Resize elementary OS partition to make a space for Windows 11

I have installed Elementary OS 7.1 Horus and now I would like if possible install dual boot Windows so I tried via Elementary OS live USB to resize (decrease) size via gparted of partition for home ...
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The screen appears purple-ish after a fresh installation of elementary OS 7.1 alongside Windows, how can I fix it?

I installed elementary OS 7.1 alongside Windows on my computer, which has an AMD Radeon 6750 GRE graphics card. The colors appear correct on Windows, but the screen looks purple-ish on elementary OS. ...
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Installing Pantheon on another system, lock screen doesn't work? / How to switch to io.elementary.greeter from gdm3?

As described in title, lock screen doesn't work. I can't lock with Applications > Lock, or by closing the laptop lid, but running io.elementary.greeter in the terminal works...sort of. It displays ...
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Is the icons in Applications menu hardcoded?

It has been awhile and now I'm back on elementary OS. I think the last time I tried it was release 5.0 My question is: have the icons in Applications menu been hardcoded in Horus? I'm asking because ...
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Desktops combining in the afternoon, all programs on 1 desktop

I've been purchasing elementary OS since 2017, and using Linux since 1996. I use 3 desktops, 1 is a personal browser/email on Chrome, workspace 2 is a work browser on Microsoft Edge (Chromium was ...
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grub-customizer not updating any settings on elementary OS 7.1 horus

Installed grub-customizer, applied my changes, saved them and ran sudo update-grub, once i restarted the bootloader didnt change at all, am i doing something wrong?
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Wired mouse stops moving vertically but moves horizontaly

After restart mouse works for a second moving cursor vertically and horizontally then drops to the bottom of the screen and cannot move vertically anymore. Tried to disable and re-enable the mouse ...
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Wingpanel takes up 100% of the CPU

I'm not sure if I'm the only one with this problem, but since a few days Wingpanel has started to occupy the CPU to 100%. That definitely can't be intentional, or am I wrong?
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Fresh install of elementary 7.1 makes requests to unresolvable/strange IP address blocks

I installed a fresh copy of elementaryOs 7.1 and discovered that soon after logging in for the first time it started making requests to the internet. Now - I can understand and reason canonical IPs ...
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Double click instead of single click when to save files

I'm an elementaryOS first timer, but been using Linux since 2001. I installed latest eOS yesterday but I found some difficulties, one of them is to set up 'double click'. I've already set up to use ...
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Very slow file transfers

Dual boot with windows, clean install Elementary OS Odin (also tried Horus) network transfer speed 15mbs boot to windows same file on same hard drive transferring to same computer 115mbs Clean install ...
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Android tablet as second sceen in ElementaryOS

Does anybody know how to use an Android tablet as a second monitor in ElementaryOS (for extending my desktop)? I know that this should be possible in Ubuntu using one of the latest versions of Gnome ...
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I can no longer update anything using the AppCenter

For the last month or so I have been unable to use the AppCenter to update anything. Checking for updates displays the "Getting download sizes ..." spinning wheel as before, but once it's ...
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Can't wake up from sleep

As i said in the title, i can't wake my laptop from sleep. All i after waking up the pc is a black screen with "_" not even blinking, but just static. When i try to press "CTRL + ALT + ...
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Elementary OS 7 - File Manager - wrong default application for PDF

When I download the files on my computer, I have a problem with files extensions. For example: its impossible to open PDF files with one-click - I have to click "Open with" and select ...
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Wacom Tablet not recognized in Horus

I'm getting a bunch of stuff reconnected after a house move. I've got a Wacom Intuous Pro Small tablet. I've plugged the dongle into the desktop and actuated the tablet by pressing on one of the ...
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Monitors go blank but still emitting light when display turned off; actually go black when in suspend

I'm using ElementaryOS and I have it set to "Turn off display when inactive for" 5 minutes. When this triggers, the connected monitors will say there is no HDMI signal, but then they will ...
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How to move files from the end of the drive to the beginning?

I am trying to create a partition of 100GB on a 900GB SSD. However, when I go to create the partition Widows Disk Manager says that there is only 1 GB of available space even though File Explorer says ...
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