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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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Invalid package ids when downloading apps from appcenter; Failed to fetch updates

As stated in subject, Im encountering these two errors when attempting to download an app thats been trusted by the centre and when opening the appcenter respectively. The core issue is stating that ...
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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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Guest user access to snap apps

I installed the snap store and works great. The only problem i have is that the guest account can't open snap apps for some reasons. Any idea why?
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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 ...