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How can I report an issue or request a feature for elementary OS to the developers?

If I find a problem with elementary OS or an app that ships by default with elementary OS, how can I report this issue to the developers? What about feature requests? What sort of information about ...
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When will Loki support end? (What date?)

What is the end support date for Loki? Will Loki follow Ubuntu's support dates?
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How should I type elementary OS? With a lowercase e or an uppercase E?

Should I type elementary OS or Elementary OS? What's the difference between elementary and elementary OS? Should I call the system eOS?
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How old is elementary OS?

With GNOME celebrating its 18th birthday yesterday, I was wondering how old is elementary project actually? When was Jupiter released? The only info I could find is March 2011 (from Wikipedia), but ...
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Is it correct/acceptable to use 'eOS' as an acronym for elementary OS? [duplicate]

It's "elementary" and not "Elementary". But what about eOS? Here: "eos" is the name of a line of beauty products or Canon cameras. We don't consider this an acceptable way to refer to ...
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Adding feature to elementary os

I am new in open source projects development and maintenance is there any guide to start adding features or editing ones in elementary os ?
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Is there any way to donate through PayPal?

I don't have credit card nor bitcoins, but I have paypal. Can I make the payment using paypal? Regards.
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Where to find the list of components of an elementary OS release?

Where can I find a list of applications and other components of the operating system? (E.g., is the desktop environment KDE or GNOME? Where are the names of the applications menu, toolbar at the ...
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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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How can I contribute to fixing bugs in elementary OS?

I would like like to know what are the most annoying bugs in elementary os are right now and how can I contribute to elemtary os to help others get rid off these bugs.
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What are the differences between Marlin and Pantheon Files?

Marlin and Pantheon Files look similar—are they the same? I couldn't find a good explanation anywhere else.
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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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Will there be tablet support?

Are there any plans for tablet support? You can add swipe, long press, right mouse button, scrolling, modify the keyboard...
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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 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 to put minimize and maximize button in elementary os loki [duplicate]

I have been searching for a long time and a lot of people stated to go to appearance and windows cursor, but when I installed tweak tool I can't seem to find any of the "windows cursor" Please help ...
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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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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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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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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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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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can i push my modification directly to elementry os desktop repository ?

i have viewed desktop code of elementary OS and i have some ideas for the desktop can i modify the code and push it directly ? or there is a procedures that i have to do it first ?
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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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How can I install SABnzbd in elementary os

How can I install this app in my elementary os?
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Contributing to elementary OS team [duplicate]

I've been using elementary OS Freya for almost a year and recently switched to Loki, which is much better in every aspect. As a daily user of the OS, I see areas where I feel that some features can be ...
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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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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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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 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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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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What is the end of life for Loki? [duplicate]

I just installed Loki a couple of days ago, and I'd just like to know when support for it ends. I assume that since its base is Ubuntu 16.04, security support ends in 2021. Is that correct? And what ...