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When and how do we file upstream bug reports in eOS?

eOS has a great system for filing bugs against its constituent programs. But I am unsure when, where and how I would file a bug upstream? https://docs.elementary.io/contributor-guide/feedback/...
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Installing on a Mac with Prallels

Just today I downloaded a copy of Elementary OS. I want to install a VM with Prallels on my Mac. I get the error No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found ! Has anybody had this experience?
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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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Password setting

What should I do now? Please help me. Thank you. According to the instrument: Password resetting: I dont have my live installation device available. Mine is Elementary os 6.1. But it doesn't work for ...
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Include File Search in Systemmenu Search

when I trigger the system menu ALT+F2 and enter the application I want to open, ideally I would like to also see files with the same name. In pantheon directly I can do such a search for files. Is ...
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Busybox v1.30.1

I have been using Elementary OS as a complete Linux novice for months now without any major issues. Then today I turned my computer on and was greeted with a page I’ve never seen before. I really don’...
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failed to update OS 6 Odin

I recently tried to update Elementary OS and received this error: Error while installing package: cannot copy extracted data for './boot/vmlinuz-5.11.0-40-generic' to '/boot/vmlinuz-5.11.0-40-generic....
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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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Elementary OS dual boot failure

I recently set up a dual boot with windows 10 and elementary OS everything was going ok and the install process was completed. but after this the computer became useless. I cannot see anything except ...
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How to uninstall elementary as i wanna sheft to windows?

I installed elementary os on my laptop, but i don't know how to uninstall it as i want to try and sheft to windows 10 due to my work depends on using Windows as an operating system. Thnx in advance.
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Letters with duplicate accents in Google Docs

I'm an Elementary OS user, I'm using the latest version, and everything works fine, except for one small detail: a problem that happens in Google Docs when I use Elementary OS's own web browser. The ...
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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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Why cant the installer detect my partitions?

Im trying to install elementary OS in my laptop as duel boot with windows and when I go to custom install it doesnt show anything at all it just shows a blank page after its done "getting current ...
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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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elementary OS 6 Odin Beta to stable, possible?

Simple question: I am using eOS beta for weeks and am loving it. Can I do something to just upgrade to the stable eOS 6 Odin? Or do I have to format? Thanks
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Bluetooth not detected devices and not connection devices

After installing Elementary Odin on "Lenovo Ideapad 320", check Bluetooth devices, but no device appeared, even clicking to enable bluetooth.when validating status bluetooth return this ...
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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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Elementary OS 6, will it improve the performance of the Musical APP platform?

Elementary OS 6, will it improve the performance of the Musical APP platform? I am currently using Elementary OS 5.1 and I have to use the Rhytmbox platform to be able to listen and visualize the ...
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Pantheon + GNOME (fusion launcher)?

**> The question is this: is there any installation method to implement the GNOME application menu on the Pantheon desktop (receiving support and security updates?)?** From my eternal ...
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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.stack.imgur.com/fvdD3.png!) (https://i.stack....
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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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What happened to the Elementary OS Discord server?

I have looked online and found the Elementary OS discord server but all the links say they are invalid.
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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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