Questions tagged [applications]

Questions about software that runs on elementary OS. This includes the default applications like Files and Mail, and also apps from the software center and those downloaded manually.

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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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does the OS support KODI

do you support kodi? if so what version. I loaded latest kodi and installed via terminal. (kodi 18.5) kodi configured, but no channels loading?
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kontact takes nearly a minute to start

I'm in the final stretch of completing a migration from lubuntu to elementary OS. One of my stumbling blocks was the transfer of Kontact. When I start Kontact, it takes 50 seconds before anything ...
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Issues running flatpaks

So trying to increasingly run my desktop with modern settings, I am installing flatpaks to replace .debs I'm having some issues actually running them. This is an attempt at running the nextcloud ...
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Applications menu is messed up after copying files from old home folder

After copying my files from my old home folder to the new one, the applications menu is now missing categories, and not displaying all installed applications. Is there a config file I should delete ...
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Having trouble running Netflix on Elementary!

I am trying to run Netflix on Firefox, it's just not running. No specific error message too. What can be going wrong? Any idea?
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Native Video app does not play mpg files from a VCD

I have a VCD with mpg files that the native Videos app does not play the video, it just shows blank screen, and no audio either. VLC player plays the same files successfully. I do see gstreamer1.0-...
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Running two browsers with separate network interfaces

I need to connect to the internet via wifi connection with firefox while maintaining ethernet connection to another router via second separate firefox setup installed with snap. How do i do such a ...
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Setting Default Applications that are NOT standard or available in drop-down menu

Does anyone know how to set a default application that does not appear in the drop-down menu? I use Guayadeque as my music player but it does not appear as an option in the drop-down menu?
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Snap applications start extremely slowly

I have used snap packet manager for installing several applications on my elementary os. But when I want to start any app it may take a long time (up to several minutes). Sometimes app does not start ...
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Using a library in a project won't work: taglib, tag_c.h not found

So I am tinkering with making an app that uses the taglib library. Currently I installed the library to '/usr/include/taglib/' but when I try to build my app with sudo ninja install it says that it ...
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Is there a way for an application to remain on a specific workspace?

I have a workspace layout, where several apps are opened in different workspaces in a full-screen mode. I got used to this layout and remember corresponding numbers, so it is very fast to switch ...
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R-Studio not loading

I installed R-Studio from the AppCenter. Everything went apparently smoothly, but when I tried to open the application just nothing happened. I uninstalled and reinstalled. Same result. Uninstalled ...
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How do I manage iPhone on elementary os

I have an iPhone 6s and would like it to work like how it does when I plug it into windows (file manager detects it and I can see photos) is there a way of doing this or a program like iTunes?
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How to replace “Applications” with the eOS logo?

I would like to replace the top left wingpanel "Applications" text with an .svg icon. I saw a post from 2016 but it's not revelant for eOS 5.0 Juno (How to replace wingpanel's "Applications&...
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Which Task manager is most similar to the Mac OS task manager

Is there a good task manager similar looking to the Mac OS one. I’ll link an image since I’m using the stack exchange app and it’s giving me errors when uploading a photo
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Anyone uses the ZOOM meetup software with eOS?

I use the Zoom videoconferencing software quite a bit. It works great on Mac OS and on Ubuntu 18.04. On eOS, however, the picture freezes two seconds into the meeting, or the camera is no longer ...
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Discord screen sharing function not working properly

Okay so I've been having this issue only when running elementary OS so I figured it might be related to it. Or not. I'm a noob, honestly. But I desperately wish to fix this. Basically, I am unable to ...
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Can't use internal microphone when headphones are connected

I've been having this issue which makes discord a pain because I can't use my earphones. As soon as I connect my earphones the input switches from the internal microphone to microphone. (My earphones ...
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Getting notifications from a deleted app

Hello everyone im running elementary OS 5.0 Juno Linux 4.15.0-47-generic, GTK+ 3.22.30 I downloaded about a week Badger 1.3.0. I uninstalled the app but I still get notifications from the app as if ...
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Native videos app can't play some type of videos

I have a problem with the native videos app: I'm not able to play specific videos in it (Screen is black) while I can play some other videos. Using VLC (Which somehow can play the target files with ...
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Unbelievably slow?

So I have installed Elementary OS hearing how beautiful and lightweight it is. I'll agree it is very good looking but it's too slow in my computer. I'm pretty sure I have installed all my drivers ...
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Where is this app located?

I have an old version of Sublime Text which I installed manually, and recently added a PPA and installed a new one. Now I have two icons in Planck: old one to the left, new one to the right. I want ...
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How to connect my Android phone? KDECONNECT?

I have some pictures in my HUAWAY P 20 Lite. The Android version is 8.0. When connected through usb my Elementary 5.0 installation seems to notice the phone. But neither the Kdeconnect Indicator nor ...
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Steam won't show any interface to me (except automatic updates)

except automatic updates I have no interface from Steam at all since I tried to install it. Doesn't somebody have this problem?
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Appcenter popup error on each time and few others problems to launch programs

I encounter an error each time I go in the Appcenter with updates, here is the resume : W: Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-...
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Build fails appcenter bot test

I recently switched over to elementary os and a friend told me about how easy it is to develop apps for the os. I switch over and the first thing i instantly miss is whatsapp. I use it daily for work ...
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AppCenter red number 3 in dock

What does the red number 3 mean in the dock, I thought maybe it meant 3 application need updating but can not find any reference to that in the application.
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AppCenter Payments after reinstall

I have purchased a few apps from the Elementary AppCenter(appcenter). I recently had to do a clean install of the OS. I reinstalled these apps but they want me to pay again. I would just ignore this,...
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Application window focus on open

Not sure if this is a known bug or not for Juno, but I was wondering if this could get patched (it would seem like an easy fix). When I click on the applications menu with my mouse, then click on ...
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Scribus Not Working Properly (elementary OS 5.0)

In order to keep this post short, allow me to point you to a rather old Scribus bug report, which perfectly describes the problem. This specific bug has been fixed upstream, and is not present in ...
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Very strange double titlebar

Slic3r (https://slic3r.org/) is the first app I've seen do this on Elementary. Basically it's showing 2 titlebars. Any suggestions? Details: When the window is not fullscreen, you can see an ...
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Where can I find the error logs when an application crashes?

In order to ask a better question for my issue about the AppCenter crashing on viewing app details I would like to paste some of the logs when the AppCenter crashes. Where can I find said error logs ...
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VLC Player; User Interface completely altered because Qt scaling is broken

Just installed VLC from the Elementary appstore. The user interface shows huge buttons, very small text font, and over-sized menu windows. Can it be fixed?
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pycharm is not showing in app launcher and anywhere in elementary juno

I have installed pycharm community in elementary juno but it is not showing in app launcher and anywhere and when i run this ./pycharm.sh from the extracted file in terminal it run... I can't even ...
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how to fix bug in the windows of elementary os [closed]

I'm using eclipse photon to program in java 8, and when I create a new class, package, I enter the settings, etc. It seems that these windows are inside a window, how can I solve this?
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Camera Application freezes on Juno but not Loki [closed]

So for some reason, the Camera application in Juno is not initializing my webcam and then freezes after a few seconds. When ran in the terminal, the following message appears: (io.elementary.camera:...
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File Dialogue Doesn't Work

On Loki I have the same problem with several applications which involve a file dialogue. When I select a file there is no way to 'Save', as there is no button to click, [Enter] doesn't work and (...
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Steam in Juno- how to install

In the app center, there are two choices for steam: 1. steam with the default cog icon, and steam installer with the regular steam icon. There's also the deb file you can download from the Steam ...
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How can I lower the volume specific to a particular app?

I use the app Workrave to help keep RSI at bay. However, the app has a higher sound volume than I'd like, while the rest of my system is just right for me. Is there a way I can lower its volume while ...
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How do I install Signal Desktop

I followed the steps shown below, but Signal is not showing in my applications folder. Steps to install on Linux Open your terminal. Confirm you have APT. Enter the following three lines into ...
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I can't uninstall Anroid Studio

So, I installed wine and then I installed Android Studio from it. The icon shows up on Applications but it does not run. Then I removed Wine. Now, I still have that unworking icon in Applications ...
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Remove ICONS from Applications

I tried to install Microsoft Office in Wine; the install worked but all of the apps failed. I tried to remove in Wine, did not uninstall. I remove from the Terminal in the ./wine directory. The ICONS ...
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System Crash, Usually happens when I open an elementaryOS app

elementaryOS will freeze and hang forever when I open Videos, System Settings, and sometimes App Center. I can move the cursor but interaction beyond moving the cursor does not apparently do anything. ...
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Does elementary OS support snap packages from AppCenter?

…and if so, is it possible to choose the application update channel in AppCenter? Ubuntu 18.04 will support these features, will elementary OS include it in 5.0 version?
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elementary-sdk error [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: elementary-sdk : Depends: libgala-dev but it is not going to be installed Depends: libgirepository1.0-dev but it is not going to be ...
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Snaps on elementary

I have an issue with a snap elementary. I just installed the polarr photo editor and I think it's using an incorrect resolution. How can I correct this?
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Remove black margin from elementaryOS applications when using Awesome Window Manager

I bought an Alpha Centurion laptop that comes with a pre-installed elementaryOS, I'm using awesome window manager (https://awesomewm.org/) and when I start elementaryOS "native" apps (like io....
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Last window position for an app

I'm using Telegram and whenever I open it from the dock the window appears at its last position plus (or minus) a certain vertical offset, shifting the window slightly towards the top of the screen. ...
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Slingshot does not show Unity's app icon

I cannot figure out why slingshot is not showing and launching Unity 3D. I am using Elementary OS Freya. Here is what I did: Placed the file 'unity-editor.desktop' in '/usr/share/applications/' ...