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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Move to Elementary 6

Good Morning I have installed Elementary OS 5.1.7 I noticed Elementary 0S 6 Beta is out already, when the stable version will be ready do I have uninstall the current version to install the version 6 ...
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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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Program “1c Enterprise” didnt correct appearance and position error

Not correct appearance. Pls fix it. Position error in picture number 2...
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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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Elementary os in ryzen 4500u graphics issues Renoir

I got a new laptop . ThinkPad e14 gen 2 with AMD Ryzen 4500u. I installed elementary os from latest iso 5.x available in the website.it updated the system and it got kernel update till 5.4 with hwe. ...
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Slow wi-fi in new elementary 14/08

The new elementary os comes with a driver for 8723de out of the box, which is great. But there is a problem of low speed. Changed ant_sel values for the standard driver, didn't help. Installed the ...
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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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My bluetooth audio device is not getting sound from meeting apps

i have a jabra evolve 75 headset which comes with a usb bluetooth plug to connect directly on the pc without the need of pairing the device. The problem is that when i plug the usb bt dongle, the ...
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elementary resets configuration after lock screen and freezes chrome UI

I'm using Lenovo Y530 (hybrid GPU) with dual monitor. When i lock the screen, the music/playback video stops, my keyboard back-light turns off as if I rebooted the device. Major issues comes from ...
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Amd R5 M430 Error Davinci Resolve OpenCL

I'm trying to install Davinci Resolve 16 (Free Version) on Lenovo Yoga 510 14-ast runin elementary os Hera. The problem is Davinci Resolve wants opencl or cuda and there is no official amd opencl ...
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I Cannot Connect To My Phone Via Bluetooth

I Cannot Connect My Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge And Other Phones To My Acer Aspire 3 Laptop! I Tried Many Ways To Fix This But Its Still Not Working. Here Are My Specs (For My Laptop): Do You Have Fixes?
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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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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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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 ...