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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Wi-Fi stopped working after recent updates

tldr: Is there a terminal command that can turn wi-fi on / off that might solve this issue? I've been running Elementary pretty well until about a week ago when I ran the system updates in the store ...
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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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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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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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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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Can not use multi touch after lock screen

Any time I lock my device (lenovo x250). I can not use multi-touch to scrolling. please help!
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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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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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(“The package id's '' are not valid”) Error , (“Failed to Fetch Updates”) Error

I've been Getting these two errors since i installed Elementary OS But when i was in try elementary choice i wasn't getting any of these two errors also the first error is a headache it prevents me ...
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The Future of Sideload

Good afternoon All, First of all I wanna say sideload is a great addition to Elementary. It has made working in the OS significantly simpler, specially when first setting up programs. My question is ...
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My laptop mic is not working after in installed elementary os

i installed elemetary os in lenova ideapad 320 and the internal mic is not working. i have tried installing alsamixer but
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App Center hangs when trying to install non-curated Firefox app

I wanted to install Firefox using the App Center. When clicking on it in order to install, a dialogue "Install non-curated app?" comes up, which is fine. But when I click "Install Anyway?", nothing ...
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Hardware audio device not detected after update

Fresh installed eos from the latest available iso. On first boot I did have audio(played a YT video and check audio hardware) but after installing updates and rebooting, no hardware audio sources are ...
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I don't know what I did but my lock screen looks like the the one Ubuntu

I've had this problem for two or three weeks ago, but I didn't bother to address it. Now I miss the Elementary style. This is how it looks like: Also when I create a new user and its home screen, ...
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Dual-boot not working after update Windows 10

I'am beginner in these things. I had dual-boot systems Windows 10 and Elementary OS. A day Microsoft suggest me update its O.S Windows 10, I agree. After update my computer always starts with windows ...
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Почему ОС пустая, неудобная и медленная?

месяц назад я установил вашу ОС на компьютер. Мне очень понравился минималистический стиль, в котором выполнен пользовательский интерфейс. Спасибо за нижний бар с приложениями, это сильно помогает в ...
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Apps get uninstalled after some days of not using the application

I am using elementary os latest version. I have installed gimp, gpick at the beginning. But after some days it is uninstalled automatically. Why??
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I install SABnzbd in elementary os

How can I install this app in my elementary os?
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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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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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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 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 ...