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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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Restart after updating?

So I have to ask the question. More often than not lately, EOS is wanting to restart the system after applying updates from the app center. That's seems very un-Linux-ish to me. Why is this happening?
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How to start a new translation project?

I want to start/help to translate eOS Desktop to espanhol/spanish (ES), I registry myself at l10n.elementary but couldn't create a project myself. Is this site still used to translate something in the ...
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Why eOS is still based on Ubuntu and not on Linux Mint?

I've been wondering this for a while, those last Ubuntu LTS are really buggy, last night I tried to use the last LTS and it didn't last 10min without breaking alone, just by updating the system. I am ...
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many AppCenter apps cannot access my (real) home directory!

I have now installed a number of uncurated apps from the AppCenter, but upon trying to open or save files with them, I find myself looking at a flatpak "containerized" version of my /home/...
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'Star in Purple box' icon for downloaded apps while switching tabs using Alt + Tab

I installed Elementary OS 7.0 Horus and downloaded Chrome and Firefox browsers. Chrome - via dpkg after downloading the .deb file Firefox - via apt - snap downloaded and installed Using Alacarte ...
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Does elementary os support nvidia geforce GT 525M

I am currently using a linux distro not supported by my legacy nvidia driver and so i will like to saitch to one that is supported i would like to know if elementary supports legacy nvidia graphics. ...
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Appcenter is not showing all application on repos

I have installed 6.1 version.I realised that a lot of apps in repos not showing on appcenter. I have updated via apt but this issue is keeping on.
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Apt update fails with Error 401 Unauthorized

Issue: $ sudo apt upgrade -y Err:1 https://pkg.surfacelinux.com/debian release/main amd64 libwacom-surface amd64 1.12-2 401 Unauthorized [IP: 185.199.110.133 443] Err:2 https://pkg.surfacelinux....
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How can I install 32-bit libraries on Elementary OS 6 Odin?

I did download Steam its website and install it on Elementary OS 6 Odin but when I tried to start it, it gives an error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: ...
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Dropbox syncing isn't working automatically or lately on my Elementary OS 6 and 5.1

I have installed Dropbox through the app store of elementary os in 5.1 Hera (Laptop) and 6.0 Odin (PC). Dropbox syncing isn't working automatically or lately. I would like to have an icon of Dropbox ...
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Can I update without losing anything?

Am I able to update to the latest version of elementaryOS without having to reinstall and lose all of my data? If so, what do I need to do?
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BCMWL WiFi not working for me. Can I get a reminder on how to get it working in Odin?

I just installed Odin on an older Windows 8 vintage Dell laptop. I have totally forgotten how to troubleshoot the chipset and get the kernel sources installed correctly. I’ve gotten as far as ...
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Hey so I've "bought" elementaryOS but no money got pulled from my card nor get a confrimation

Yup, so my concern is those two What if I need to download ISO again? Will I have to repurchase it? Will they take money or I've got it for free?
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Can Elementary OS 5 and 6 run in Alienware Area 51M laptop?

Can Elementary OS 5 and Elementary OS 6 in Alienware Area 51M? My laptop is Alienware Area 51M, which is my main workstation. Currently it runs with Ubuntu 20.04 desktop 64bit LTS. But I plan to ...
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Is it possible to install elementaryOS on ryzen 5600x (+nvdia gpu)

Hello guys before diving into uknown space, is anybody got dome experience with elementary on Ryzen 5600x CPU ? Thanks:-)
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ElementaryOS Whan't too install dark theme

i'm on Elementary OS and want to install Dark Theme , Somebody Can Help Me ? Thanks
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Custom command to minimize current window

I need to set a hot corner to minimize current window. But the only default option is to maximise current window or set a custom command. I can't figure out the command line command to minimise a ...
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Grub 2.04 (Elementary OS 6)

I added a newer version of kernels but when running advanced options with start system it shows only 5.4.0, with which elementary was installed (https://i.sstatic.net/fvdD3.png!) (https://i.sstatic....
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Cannot install Elementary OS 6

elementaryos-6.0-daily.20210113.iso A hardware error occurs during installation and the installation does not complete. Redmibook-13R R7 4700U Vega 7 16 gb 1TB Nvme Intel Optain 660p Update: Rufus ...
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Elemenntary OS Wingpanel not loading

I was just browsing on Chrome when I decided to change my volume through the wingpanel. It wasn't responding and it disappeared. I decided to restart my laptop to see if that would fix my problem but ...
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Do I have to use Vala to build my app to get it on the App Store?

I notice they have Vala shown front and center, but I'd much rather use electron with React so I don't have to learn a whole new language. Would they accept a submission in React? Found this: Your ...
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Validity Fingerprint 138a:0090 reader

wondering if anyone has got the Validity Fingerprint reader 138a:0090 working with elementary OS? I'm running 5.1.6 and a noob. Have fumbled through the instructions found here: https://launchpad.net/~...
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Error editing connection - Did not find a connection with UUID

Last 3 months i continuously using the elementary OS (elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera - with dual boot) for personal use. This is my first linux OS of my PC, and I am not using a linux version like before. I ...
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How to get trackpad gestures (three finger drag, four finger expose, etc.) functionality in elementaryOS installed on macbook pro 2009

I am trying to revive an older MBP (mid 2009) with elementaryOS. One of the things that I noticed is that the trackpad by default is pretty limited after the installation. I figured that I need to ...
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middle mouse button copy and paste in io.elementary.terminal

Description: elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera middle mouse button copy and paste not working as expected Being a *nix user since the 80s, I'm kind of attached to middle mouse button copy and paste working ...
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terminal dosnt install discord?

I am a new user in elementary os. I tried installing a deb file in the terminal, however it doesn't work. I had tried sudo apt install but it doesn't work.
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Elementry OS works slowly

My elementary os started to work very slowly. Is there monitoring tools or any other way I can see why ? The problem persisted also after reinstalling the OS. The following is what I did: 1. Install ...
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Best recovery for elementry os

What is the best over-all recovery program/procedure for elementary ? (Is the a way to backup in a way that the instance (system + my files) is fully recovered ? from external disk) Ilan
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Settings schema 'io.elementary.code.settings' does not contain a key named 'smart-cut-copy'

Unable to open elementary's built in text-editor: code. When launching from dock, it never opens while the cursor gets replaced by a circular spinner for 10-15 seconds. When launched from terminal, ...
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elementary OS 5.0 Juno graphic tablet support

I hope this finds you well I am currently running a dual boot system with linux elementary OS 5.0 Juno and windows 10. However each OS is on a different drive since my laptop has too drives. I also ...
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Black screen after unlock screen

Frequently I need to lock my screen using Super+L, but when I put my password to unlock, the system presents a black screen for over 10 seconds. After that all things are ok, but this black screen is ...
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How to develop wingpanel extension in plain C language?

I am trying to find a way to develop wingpanel extension in plain C code. Every time that I asked question about app development in elementary OS, They just said that you should learn Vala language. ...
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Lyrics app with Melody

I have discoverd Lyrics app recently, it looks great. But I have a big issue: the Lyric's window is empty when Melody is playing a song. Lyrics knows a song is played but no lyrics are displayed. I ...
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i cannot run Elementary os

I realize with my laptop Asus Vivobook pro, I cannot run Elementary OS . here I write my Laptop specifics: Intel I7 8750H GTX 1050 Asus Vivobook pro N580GD Bios Version : 313 16 GB of RAM When i ...
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Can I create a Linux distribution based on elementary OS?

Good afternoon, I am a developer and i would like to know if I have the right to creat a distribution base on elementary OS. cordially, rivens Ps: sorry for my bad English it's because i'm french
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I have been using elementary Os for almost 6 months

I have been using elementary Os for almost 6 months. Everything is fine and i love it, but here is the question is Elementary Os discontinued ?
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elementary os being built for RasPi? [duplicate]

Just checking to see if there is a recent distro for elementary os to load on the Pi 3B
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Elementary OS privacy questions

I've just come across this old article where it states: "In the 12.10 release, Canonical entered into an affiliate agreement with Amazon. Under the agreement, search results from Amazon appear ...
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How to get cursor autofocus on login screen? [closed]

Is there a way to get the cursor to autofocus on login screen? Currently I have to use the mouse to get the cursor to the login screen in order to enter the password. I would like to be able to just ...
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The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer

I have an old white iMac Core Duo and its running MacOS Lion. It wont allow me to boot of the USB or Disc that have the Elementary OS 5 Flashed/Burned on them. I have tried both the USB and DISC ...
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Instability in full screen videos ElementaryOs 5

has anyone personally faced instability in elementaryOS 5 with two screens in extended mode when opening videos in any browser in full screen mode? I open a video in full screen on one of the screens, ...
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elementary OS included software

why doesn't elementary OS include applications like libreoffice, task manager or create office applications "by own" to be more exclusive? Thanks
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My elementary os Juno's top bar doesn't work with another theme

My Juno's top bar can't apply with any theme I copy from Downloads folder to /usr/share/themes. And I used tweak tool from philip.scott. What should I do?
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How I get minimize window active side?

I am so long time (like 1 years) using elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki for this I love here a settings (ACTIVE SIDE! MINIMIZE ACTIVE WINDOW OPTION!!) I loving this, but elementary OS 5.0 Juno don't have this ...
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how do i know what is the video resolution in elementary os juno

here you can see there is no video resolution in the info page like ubuntu so if any one knows where i can find it your help is appreciated
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Keyboard shortcuts which includes shift key does not work but shift alone works

Does anyone know why keyboard shortcuts that include shift like control + shift + j in android studio to select all occurrences of something does not work, but shortcuts like double tap shift works ...
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Mouse randomly moves and clicks everywhere

I have a weird bug where my cursor keeps clicking and moving by itself randomly on the screen. This started happening a couple weeks ago, it does not happen on my secondary boot, so it's not a ...
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How can I donate?

Good evening ... I like your distribution and I use it all the time, I want to donate but I do not have credit or debit cards. Is there another way to donate? ... excuse me, I am using a translator. ...
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Cant install any apps from the terminal or the appcenter

I get an error when I try to download any apps from the terminal and the app center or running sudo apt-get update. The error message is: E: Type '<!DOCTYPE' is not known on line 1 in source ...
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