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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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Dual monitors - graphical menu when switching

When switching between projection modes using the keyboard shortcut (super + p), the modes just switch like crazy without any graphical interface like in widnows or any other distro (I don't know if I ...
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Dual Monitor Usage

I've got EOS v7.1 set up with 2 monitors. The primary monitor is the right side one. How do I switch that to the left side? Thanks Chris
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appcenter checks for updates but doesn't display any

Going to the Installed page of AppCenter shows the usual "Checking for Updates; Downing a list ..." message along with a spinning wheel in the lower right corner saying the same thing, but ...
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Permanent install

Sorry for the obtuse title, but this might be a bit unusual. I set EOS up on a Samsung USB/SSD for my desktop a while back. I've been using it (and tweaking) for a while and it works well. The desktop ...
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I need help choosing/creating partitions for elementary os installation

I'm re-installing elementary os as my primary os on my laptop. It has a 500GB SSD and 16 GB RAM. I installed elementary os 7 in June and am now re-installing because I ran into problems regarding ...
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mac mini late 2009 30 s boot delay for grub

on a Mac Mini late 2009 with a SSD I have installed eOS 7. After solving the problem with WLAN and installing some software I was able to work fine. I could not install the grafic-driver from Nvidia ...
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Black screen with backlight at startup

I am using the newest version of Elementary OS (as of 24 Sep 2023) using a HP 250 G5 and whenever i turn on my linux computer, it just shows a black screen with backlight, but no black line or ...
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Themes no longer applied to Wingpanel menus and certain default apps

I recently installed some OS updates through AppCenter and both my OS (GTK) theme and icon theme aren't applied to the Wingpanel and its menus anymore. Some (not all) default apps are also showing the ...
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Zoom takes 90% cpu and cpu overheats and shutdown system

Here is my system config: eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee USER@MYSYSTEM eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee ------------------ eeeee eeeeeeeeeeee eeeee OS: elementary OS 6.1 ...
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Fix/Change Catts styling

For some reason my catts (the window switcher) lost the border around the selected window, so I have to guess which window icon I'm gonna get when I let go of the Alt button. Any ideas where I can go ...
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Can't remove a calendar account

I've been trying to remove a calendar account but with no luck, the action itself seems to work but every time that I restart the computer, the calendar gets back again It's a Google Calendar My ...
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Enhancing User Experience with Apps on Desktop

For about a week I've been searching alternatives to MacOS, trying several Linux distros and various combinations of VM's for both OS's -- installing apps from repositories and command-line -- ...
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Difference between Input Method and Layout?

What is the difference between input method and keyboard layout in elementaryOS 7? I noticed that when I change the input method, the language indicator doesn't update, but the language that I type in ...
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5.1.7 Hera - Wi-fi internet connection problem

There was a problem with the Wi-Fi connection. Every 5-10 seconds I get a notification that the network was disconnected. After 1-2 seconds connection returns. On the Live USB and Windows, the ...
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Turn off display when inactive not working; xset dpms force off only turns off for a few seconds

I'm using Elementary OS 7 and have the following settings: Turn off display when inactive for: 5 minutes Suspend when inactive for: Never Lock after screen turns off: Off The screen does not turn ...
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Vlc media player started stuttering during playback

When I upgraded to elementary OS 7 Horus, the Vlc media player installed via APT started stuttering during playback. So when I pause and/or resume a video, the audio fades away for a bit of seconds (...
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