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Elementary OS 6.1 runs fine from livecd but always crashes during installation

I am new here, and my first question is also maybe a hard one. I hope somebody here can help me out. I am trying to install linux (and preferably Elementary OS) to an old vintage computer. But, its ...
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Failed to set up a printer for eOS6.1

Servus ! I tried to set up a Kyocera FS-1041 printer in a new installation of eOS6.1, which had worked well with a older version of eOS. This weekend I tried it again, but this time with the ...
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How to solve wireless network wifi suddenly not detected on Elementary Jolnir 6.1?

Wireless network (wifi) not detected on Dell Vostro running Elementary OS Jolnir 6.1. It used to be able to detect the wifi before. The wireless network simply no longer shows up in networks But it ...
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Macbook pro touch bar supported?

I'm considering buying a used MacBook pro (13") (2017) with touch bar, and I'd like to know if the touchbar is supported in elementary OS? Either natively, or using third-party software.. Also, ...
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Intel Wifi AX201 support on 6.1

Wifi on my Laptop with Intel AX201 has quite poor performance under 6.1 Any recommendation to improve support? Thanks. $ dmesg | grep iwl [ 2.603517] iwlwifi 0000:00:14.3: enabling device (0000 -&...
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2 out of 4 speakers work on Xiaomi notebook pro x 15 (2022 model)

I have got the new Xiaomi notebook Pro x 15, which has 4 speakers build in. Sadly it only fires sound out of 2 speakers. I tried to use hdajackretask, yet this gives an error and does not seem to work ...
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Elementary OS on Dynabook

I wanna buy a Dynabook laptop with FreeDOS (Dynabook Satellite Pro C50-J-11U) and I'd like to install Elementary OS. Does anyone know if there is any problem? Some drivers are needed? Thank you!!
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2011 MacBook Pro DVD Drive "detected" but not working

I've managed to rescue my Late 2011 MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1297) using elementary OS 6.1, which I absolutely love (thanks again, team!). One of the surprises of this process is that I had long ...
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No output for sound on Acer R11

Hello I'm having trouble getting sound to work, I've tried installing pavucontrol and pulseaudio with no luck. I'm sure you'll need more info so please don't hesitate to ask. Sorry for my inexperience ...
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no internet connection on fresh elementary os install

after some time on pop os I recently install elementary os and i can't connect to my network, i haven't done any update. the option won't even show in the settings. I had the same problem on pop os ...
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Can't connect to WIFI network of router

I freshly installed Elementary OS on my Chuwi Hi12 tablet, so I'm new to all of this. I can't connect to the WIFI network provided by my router. When I click on the network symbol in the top bar I can ...
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I need to remove my bluetooth device everytime I want to connect

Guys. I have Haylou GT1 Plus and it works fine on OS 6.1. However, everytime I turn my bluetooth off or disconnect my earbuds and try to connect them again later, I need to remove them in the ...
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Wifi drivers on Thinkpad t14s gen1 amd

i bought a new Thinkpad T14s because lenovo website and reddit etc said it works with any linux. it doesnt. The required drivers for the wifi card are included in ubuntu 21.10, it works there. but i ...
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Wifi randomly disconnects

I have problem with wifi on my laptop which runs on elementary OS 6.1 Jólnir. After installation my wifi works fine, I didn't had to install any drivers. I can connect to wifi and use it. But after ...
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How can I disable Display Touchscreen Gestures on X1 Yoga Convertible (Stylus use)?

How can I disable Display Touchscreen Gestures for my Thinkpad Lenovo X1 Yoga (1st Gen) (I do not mean the Mouse-Touchpad)? e.g. If I am in tablet mode, I use two fingers and swipe up to get to the ...
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Plug and Play USB WIFI Dongles?

I just installed Elementary OS and inserted a Cudy WIFI USB dongle. It doesn't show up as a device. After poking around the internet, it appears I have to install drivers. Rather than go through ...
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Why does the same wifi RTL8821CE work with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS but not with Elementary 6?

Elementary 6 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS appear to load the same Realtek driver for my card RTL8821CE. On the same laptop, WiFi with Ubuntu works without issue but with Elementary it soon disconnects. ...
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Wireless Trackball (Kensington) not recognized (resolved)

Kensington Orbit Wireless Trackball was not being recognized by Elementary. ANSWER: It's now working fine. The problem (I think) was that not all the drivers had been installed for my Nvidia dual-...
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Syslog is filling up the entire disk space with those entries

I just installed a fresh copy of ElementaryOS, and shortly after i did i get my / filesystem filled with large syslog and syslog.1 files the log files are filled with this entry io.elementary.w[1638]: ...
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Problems with TP LINK Archer T3U

I'm completely new on Elementary OS and in general to Linux. I have a Desktop PC with a TP LINK Archer T3U wifi dongle. I cannot connect with it. Using lsusb I get: Bus 001 Device 008: ID 2357:012d TP-...
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Wifi not working on Odin - Dell 9343 XPS13

i tried installing odin on my Dell XPS13 9343 (2015 model), but could not manage to get wifi working. After installation, I installed bcmw-kernel-source from USB stick, but still no wifi available. ...
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elementary OS 6 Odin BCM43142A0 (WIFI) NOT WORKING

I was installing ElementoryOs on my HP Laptop. One of the most important things of a laptop is carring it arround and the wifi driver isnt working I have tried a LOT of things linux kernel, bcmwl-...
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Fingerprint driver

I have a problem with installing a fingerprint, I did everything that was in the solution of this article: How can I sign in with my fingerprint on Elementary OS 6 Odin? But fprintd-enroll an error ...
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nvidia drivers not rendering in elementary os

The NVIDIA drivers will not rendering in any window or application you use because there are no libmdc-nvidia file to perform the task. All other gpu driver having these file to support rendering .
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Unable to turn on Wifi adaptor after updating to Odin

I installed the new elementary OS on my Lenovo laptop. Network settings only shows wired network.
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WIFI not showing up in OS

good afternoon to you, so I have installed Elementary OS and find it very beautiful however it seems like the OS does not recognize my WI-FI adapter. I am using a Lenovo Ideapad 3 and I do not have an ...
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How to Enable WiFi on HP 245 G7 Notebook PC

I installed Elementary OS 5.1 on my HP 245 G7 Commercial Laptop (ATHLON-3050U Laptop but the wifi is disabled , i cant switch it on . USB Teethering woks .. what to do ? how to install drivers for ...
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Realtek RTS5129 Card Reader not working

I am using elementary OS on acer Swift 3 SF314-55g. It has a Realtek card reader in it, but when I insert an SD card into it nothing happens. Here is the output of lsusb: Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:...
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external monitor shows only the mouse pointer

I connect the monitor to my laptop via an hdmi cable. The screen is completely black, but I can see and move the mouse freely, but only the mouse pointer that appears on the external monitor. Laptop ...
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TP-Link Archer T4U Plus driver

I can't find a driver for this adapter model
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No sound from build-in speakers

i've just installed elementary os on my laptop as my only os and i get no sond from the built-in speakers. But the sound works perfectly in my wireless earbuds. I think it's a problem of drivers ...
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Elementary OS Driver Issue

Hey guys having a problem getting a second screen working on Elementary. I’ve searched high and low, tried every sudo update drivers help that can be found but nothing works. I’m using a Dell Inspiron ...
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Wi-Fi networks available but cannot connect to on 2008 MacBook Air

I have an ancient 2008 MacBook Air laptop. I installed Elementary OS on it. Everything works fine, except Wi-Fi. It doesn't work out of the box. I attempted the advice here, namely: sudo apt remove ...
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(Solved) i have problem with Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN Drivers on Elementary OS (Wifi is disabled all the tiem no drivers working)

git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtw88.git cd rtw88 make sudo make install its worked finally
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Can't find snd.aloop

anand@anand2:/lib/modules/5.4.0-48-generic/kernel/sound/drivers$ ls pcsp -> I can't find any package for snd.aloop inside this directory, anand@anand2:~$ uname -r 5.4.0-48-generic -> Please ...
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Internet freezes

I can surf the web just fine, but as soon as there are videos on a site, the mouse freezes and I have to shut down to move forward. Do I need to install nvidia 340, 390, and/or nvidia Driver 418-...
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Can't seem to connect with Wifi

I have installed Elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera, yesterday. I see all the wifi hosts but can't seems to connect with them. Passwords are alright. Ethernet connection seems to work fine.. need help.
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Booted up to no keyboard, touchpad, wifi, Bluetooth, and bad display

I am on elementary os 5.1 on MB Pro mid 2012. I believe that is 11,1. Everything worked great last night but turn on from normal shutdown and now missing keyboard, touchpad, wifi and Bluetooth and ...
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I need a driver but i dont know where to get the one i need

Processor: Intel Atom x5-Z8350 CPU @ 1.44GHz Memory: 2GB of DDR3 Graphics: CPU Integrated Tablet Model Number: RCA W101SA23T1 I need the driver for the Intel SST Audio Device (WDM) and the Realtek ...
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Problems with Realtek 8822CE WLAN Card

I'm trying solve drivers issues with WiFi card in object. I tried various unsuccessfull threads. Anyone solved this problem before?
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Problem when triggering the Keyboard brightness with (Fn + F9) and (Fn + F10)

I'm 05 days trying to decrease and increase the brightness of my keyboard through the Fn + F9 -> Decrease and Fn + F10 -> Increase keys and I can't. I've tried everything but it doesn't work. As I ...
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I can't switch hdmi-stereo to analog-stereo

I can't find the option to change audio device. Only see my goal is to use the audio jack on my motherboard I run pacmd list-cards result: 1 card(s) available. index: 0 name: <...
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Updating to Latest Intel Graphics Drivers ElementaryOS 5.1.3

I am running eOS 5.1.3 Hera and have an Intel UHD Graphics 620 (rev 07) card in my machine. I am looking to make sure that I am updated to the latest drivers before messing with any Wine applications. ...
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No wireless toggle. All drivers are installed, but there is no wifi

I am noob about ubuntu. Yesterday I installed the latest version of elementary os. my laptop is dell inspiron 5591-2n1. Wifi is intel wireless ac 9560. There is no wifi option. I can't turn it on/off. ...
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Can't install AMD drivers on ElementaryOS Hera - Unsupported DEB-based OS

I am trying to install AMD drivers for my RX 480 8GB GPU and I'm following this article from AMD to install it. When I get to the point of running this command ./amdgpu-pro-install -y It throws an ...
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Information: Logitech MX Master 3 working

this is an Information Request. If this should be somewhere else, please let me know. I jsut realised that my MX Master 3 was working out of the box with eOS over the provided dongle. Something that ...
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Fingerprint reader driver thinkpad T480s

Is there any driver for Thinkpad T480s fingerprint reader? I have already tried Figerprint GUI and fprint-demo but without succes.
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Install nvidia-legacy 304.137 driver on Elementary OS Hera

Is it possible to install Latest Legacy GPU version (304.xx series): 304.137 nvidia driver on elementary 5.1? On Freya it was possible but no such luck here on Hera. I have the old GPU: NVIDIA ...
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Can i install Broadcom wifi driver offline?

I am newbue at Elementary but also have some experience in Ubuntu. I recently installed elementary, but wifi did not configure automatically. I have no way to connect my computer to the Internet via ...
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Software not using/finding OpenGL 3.3 drivers

ANY software I install on the system cannot access my OpenGL drivers for whatever reason. Most software uses OpenGL 3.3 and I have exactly that -- OpenGL 3.3, and I checked too! Running glxinfo | grep ...
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