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Elementary 6.1 (Odin) and DNS issues

I am on my 3rd install of Odin (Elementary 6.1) each of the previous 2 installs have ended with a DNS issue (can not resolve names on internet but can ping anywhere). None of the suggestions found ...
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pcloud logged out from both my laptops running EOS6 and is not logging in since then

It happened 4-5 days back, I don't know what is the reason, but I checked and there were no updates from pcloud side, so it must be some issue from elementary os 6 update. Few days back I was logged ...
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i want to make shourtcut for application i inslalled application menu

i have installed firefox in my elementary os and i didn't find it in the application menu: and i have downloaded in .tar.xz file format and this picture for the folder: i can open it but i can't find ...
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My video app dont run in Elementary OS - Odyn

When I try to open a video in the native app I doesn't work all I see is a black screen, when I open the video using VLC it runs Ok. What can I do?
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Is there an app for the VMware client?

Does anyone know if or how I can install a VMware client app on my Elementary OS? Many thanks, Shimon.
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Doubt on Documentation rule for creating app

I planned to create an app using elementary guideline and to publish it. My plan revolved around an app like KDE connect which is really awesome. I planned to use may be FTP or bluetooth or nextcloud ...
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Force Quit (Ctl + Alt + Del)

I was wondering if there is a hotkey for terminating a program in Elm. OS. I want to recommend this OS to people who have 0 knowledge on computers. I have had several apps freeze and no force quit ...
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Minecraft is havinng size problems in elemenry os

i downloaded Minevtaft to play it on my Elementry os system. When i installed the game and open it this happened: And when i close and re-open the game. window is becoming smaller and smaller. The ...
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StackSIdebar is not visible

I used Gtk.StackSidebar to create a sidebar for an app that I am making. https://github.com/Suzie97/Project_X97, this is the link to my github repo. The sidebar is not correctly visible on the window. ...
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Window position and size not saved when app is closed

I made this simple application and made it so that the window position and size is saved on closing the app, so that the next time the user opens the app, he can resume his work directly. https://...
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Screenshot of Postman does not contain a window frame nor shadow

Elementary contains the defualt app "Screenshot", which allows to take screenshots of apps' windows. When I take a screenshot of say Files app, it looks like that: However, a screenshot of ...
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unable to install .deb apps with gdebi

in Files, I am unable to install .deb apps with gdebi, i just quits after it loads all the file and the install button is clicked. But it fully works when opened the .deb file from Files with root ...
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Possibility of packages autoupdate

Is there a way to set or enable auto update for apps and system packages? While I'm personally fine with clicking on update notification each time when update is available, problem is that my mom will ...
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Can i add multiple docks?

Can I add multiple docks? I managed to once, by pressing the fn key and something else (sadly, I cannot remember.) One dock was purple and the other was white. the purple was on the right and the ...
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Elementary seems restrictive

Newby to Linux and Elementary. Have tried Ubuntu. I find it very frustrating trying to install apps. Two in particular; Opera and Libre. They seem to do the install thing, but never appear in the ...
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"Failed to fetch updates" popping up on app center and cannot install apps

New user here. I have seen similar questions here but none of the solutions in those questions fixed these problems. When I open the app center, the "Failed to fetch updates" message pops up with the ...
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Elementary OS closing all apps after locked for a long period

I've been having a problem for about 3 months now: after a few hours with the screen locked, when I login I find all apps closed. Even the dock is closed. If it is for an hour or less (I have not ...
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Unable to install anything from AppCenter

In AppCenter when I click to download a piece of software, it does this: "starting.. waiting..." then nothing. It doesn't install or anything. What can I do to fix this? Thank you
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cant change app launcher grid in settings/tweak

I'd like to extend my app launcher grid and I saw some videos where people do it by installing tweak and changing the grid under launcher. I followed this guide https://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-...
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How can I uninstall a site that was installed as a Web Application?

I installed a site as a web application in Epiphany (in the upper right gear icon) as a shortcut that I could then keep in my dock. However, the site is just a rendered static page with no clickable ...
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Snap applications start extremely slowly

I have used snap package manager to install several applications on 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 and I ...
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Right click uninstall/context in apps menu

Everytime I want to uninstall, or go to the file location of an app from either the app menu or the dock [plank], I always instinctively just right click them, although obviously the only options are ...
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How to uninstall Libre Office 6.2?

I installed Libre Office 6.2, then it would not launch (the icon appeared in the dock, then disappeared a few seconds later). I then reinstalled Libre Office 6.1 and that works fine, but I can't see ...
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Why won't the Music App launch? [closed]

For the last few days, the Music App won't launch. I click on the icon, it appears in the dock, opens a window and closes down straight away, without giving me the chance to see what's happening. Any ...
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Third party apps doesn't show on slingshot

I've installed some third party apps like google chrome, valentina server, xampp, etc. that is installed via gdebi package installer or eddy. Well, it is installed successfully however, it doesnt show ...
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Problems fetching OS updates (App center seemingly not working the right way...)

I'm fairly new to Elementary, so I'm still having problems every once in a while. It's been a couple of weeks since I downloaded OS updates the last time, but the App center has ceased to work ...
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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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remina pulldown menu not present

after using remina (RDP app) for a while in full screen mode ... the pulldown menu stops working in Loki .... I dont know if this is a remina or Loki bug or maybe something else entirely ... any ideas ...
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AppCenter not displaying showcased apps

My AppCenter does not contain any of the apps in the screenshot displayed on the elementaryOS website. For example, searching for NaSC as demoed comes up with nothing. I have tried installing from ...
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How can I install SABnzbd in elementary os

How can I install this app in my elementary os?
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Gnome Maps not working properly

The map is loading, I can zoom in and out, but I can't go to any location that I search for in the search bar. If I click on the location in the search results nothing happens. Do I have to install ...
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Third-party apps not intalam [duplicate]

Hi I am not able to install third party apps, it downloads normally just does not install help me
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How to install Apps through AppCenter on Loki? [duplicate]

I can't find lots of Apps in AppCenter, such as Firefox, How to install them through the AppCenter?
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Can we install snap packages and other apps like firefox through AppCenter?

Can the AppCenter do it just like how Ubuntu Software does? It seems like AppCenter lacks lots of apps.
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Available programs

I was interested with this OS, but sadly I lack experience with Linux (except a little bit with ubuntu). And now I have a question: What programs are available on this OS? Does any Linux based program ...
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Will Kexy (calligra office suite) work in elementary?

Do such desktop database applications as kexy (calligra office suite) work in elementary? In application documentation There's no elementary mentioned as a supporting OS
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Can't start PyChess

I've installed PyChess (http://www.pychess.org/download/) But when I started I get this message: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" (pychess:17640): Gtk-WARNING **: ...
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Why don't certain GNOME apps show in Slingshot?

I would like to replace Pantheon Files with Nautilus in Freya 0.3.1. However, this doesn't work properly. After installing Nautilus it does not show in Slingshot. Nor can I add it to the dock because ...
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Slack icon on wingpanel [duplicate]

I've installed the official slack app (https://slack.com/downloads) but when I closed (not quitting the app) there's no icon on wingpanel.. Is there some way to have it?
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Rhythmbox keeps crashing on start

in my system, I can't open rhythmbox. It crash as soon as I start it! How can I fix this? I'm running the latest Freya. Terminal output : (rhythmbox:16154): Gtk-CRITICAL **: ...
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Is there a tool/method to dynamically layout a grid of images for scrapbook cutouts?

I'm looking for a tool that will layout images into grids dynamically without altering their proportions. The purpose would be to make cutting image printouts much faster for scrapbooking. I know a ...
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Plank has zoomed to fit screen width after recent update

As it says in title. Plank currently will zoom to fit the width of my screen. I don't know exactly when this started, but I remember installing some updates before shutting the lid on my laptop ...
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Can't start apps after long periods of leaving on

I'm new to Linux so go easy on me, this is my first time working with Linux, after giving up completely on Windows. The nearest experience I have with Unix is my Macs. I have a habit of leaving my ...
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How to set Google Chrome to default with Default Applications?

The Web Browser dropdown only shows Midori as available.
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How can I purge Scratch's configuration and / or re-install it?

Scratch hasn't worked for the last two months, I can't edit files:
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How can I hide apps in slingshot?

My app launcher is quite full; Google Chrome adds a lot of apps to slingshot, and I don't use things such as the multitasking overview or the software centre. Is there any way I can hide these apps ...
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