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Plans on using OStree and immutability

Is there any plans for using OStree? As they work great alongside flatpaks and you get atomic updates as well. There are some projects doing this like fedora silverblue and endless os. Does elementary ...
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Flatpak is getting a lot of storage

As I remember, eOS5 was such a gracious operating system that you could rely on for doing any kind of daily work. Odin is better for sure but some things like Flatpak are annoying. I installed Odin ...
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Neovim flatpak version 0.5.0 don't work

I had been starting to use elementary OS 6 lately (switched from Pop OS), I installed the flatpak of Neovim version 0.5.0 from flathub like I did successfully with other few apps and it doesn't work, ...
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Flathub not showing up in AppCenter

I have just did a fresh install of eOS 6. I have already sideloaded a couple apps from flathub via the browser download, and rebooted. But flathub apps are still not showing up in AppCenter, even the ...
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Share installed flatpack soft to all OS users

When I install from flathub.org a couple of software like LibreOffice, GIMP, Krita, etc.. I switch account to second non-admin user and cant found it on this another user OS account. How to install ...
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How to give flatpak apps access to system libraries (eg. give Intellij access to system JDK)?

So I am new to elementary OS and also flatpaks in general. How do you give access to flatpak apps so that they have access to system libraries? I can't access the system JDK with Intellij for example, ...
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Use Code as default editor in Filezilla

So in my application I have Code as the default text editor. However in Filezilla it does not use that. If I try and set io.elementary.code as the default editor it gives an error that it cannot find ...
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Does Epiphany/Web support profiles, and if so, where should they be stored?

Previously in Epiphany/Web, you could launch different profiles in new instances using the --profile flag, similar to Firefox. This was handy if, for example, you wanted a separate instance using a ...
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How to get elementaryOS Odin 6.0 FlatPak Apps to Use the system Dark Theme?

I installed elementary OS 6.0 Odin (final release 2021-08-10). I was finally able to get FlatPak apps to install. However, none use the elementary OS Dark Theme. I checked FlatPak and the elementary ...
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How to give flatpak apps full filesystem access in elementary OS 6 Odin?

When flatpak apps are installed in elementary OS 6 Odin, they don't seem to have access to any directories outside of their allowed / sandboxed folders. For example, they can't access the real ...
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How will flatpak software handle non flatpak components

I see the new Elementary OS 6 is making extensive use of flatpak, however I have a huge question. How will this handle teh use of of flatpak components. I have two examples. I loaded flathub on my ...
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Geary: mail - Broken Theme and icons

After I have installed Geary mail client from the Flathub repository, the icons are bad rendered, with vertical separators bethween. Any solution ? The version is 3.38 I think. Best regards.
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How do I install flatpak apps systemwide via command-line?

I know that --user is enabled by default in Hera 5.1.7. But is it possible at all to install flatpaks system-wide for all users by command-line? I have tried $ sudo flatpak install --system com.github....
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PyCharm CE fail to start from Application launcher

I found an issue when launching PyCharm Community Edition, installed via flatpak, from the Application launcher in the Pantheon desktop. I click the PyCharm icon, it appears in plank, and after a few ...
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Make app bar black

I want to make discord bar be black, because white bar on black app is very contrasting and irritating. I know it's kinda possible, because spotify uses black bar. Both are flatpaks. Anyone knows how ...
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Prefer dark variant support for Flatpak sideloaded apps in Hera

I'm running Elementary OS for some years now (since Freya) as my main OS and currently I'm on Hera (with the latest updates). Recently I decided to switch some applications that I was installing from ...
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How to get GNU Emacs from Flathub work on elementary OS?

To avoid Emacs installed through AppCenter crashing on opening, solution was actually explained here. But AppCenter only offers Emacs25 so I installed Emacs27 through Flathub (built in AppCenter)... ...
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Flatpak vs apt plans

This is merely a question, and I'm not really sure where to place it. If there is a more appropriate place, please let me know. Elementary has been slowly moving to integrate Flatpak. I personally do ...
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I downloaded VueScan app and then uninstalled it, why is it appearing in my operating system update?

I was testing different apps/programs that could work with my printer/scanner. One of them was VueScan. It was the only app that worked but it isn't free so I uninstalled it. Why does it still appear ...
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Flatpak installation from flathub.org doesnt add flatpak apps to elementaryos appcenter

In elementaryos 5.1 (Hera) appcenter doesnt show the downloaded flatpak apps or option to download the flatpak app. (even though I downloaded firefox and libreoffice from flathub.org) How can I enable ...
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Flatpak apps with System-wide installation in AppCenter

Only user-wide installation is done when installing Flatpak apps in AppCenter, with normal or admin user. System-wide installation can be done in Terminal. But then it won't be reflected in AppCenter. ...
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AppCentre Updates Issue Hera [duplicate]

Since I installed Gimp 2.10.20 via Flatpack a few days ago, my AppCenter is constantly telling me I have updates, but when I open up the AppCenter and go to Installed, there are no updates showing (...
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Putting Telegram in background

big noob here I recently installed Telegram via Flathub to have the updates because the version of the app center is old. However, when i close the app, it can't have the notifications when I recive ...
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Blurry Flatpak apps icon on dock (installed from flathub)

Apps installed via flatpak seems to have blurry icons on dock. Right after starting the app, the app icon on dock seems fine but as soon as its loaded it is blurred. I have tested it in vlc and ...
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Starting firefox installed via flatpak creates two icons in task bar

i'm trying out flatpak. The only app I have trouble with is firefox. After starting it, it creates 2 icons in dock. They both show the firefox logo but one is more blurry than the other. The blurry ...
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Giving higher permission to flatpaks

How I must give a higher permission to flatpaks? for example I can't send files with Telegram flatpak.
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UPDATED: org.gnome.Platform Flatpak runtime STILL not updating

Yesterday there were 9 system upgrades in the AppCenter. I upgraded, but org.gnome.Platform Flatpak runtime was still listed. I tried again, and it remains there waiting for upgrade. Also might maybe ...
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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

Since yesterday, when I try to update those two recommended items, the process fails and the updates are still showing. Sometimes, but not always, AppCenter crashes and closes. All other updates are ...
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How do I get Flatpak programs to show in applications menu?

I went on Flathub to install VSCode and but it doesn't show up on applications menu. I used flatpak list and it shows that VSCode has been installed. How do I get programs installed through Flatpak to ...
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What's the advantage to using sideload over flatpak over the appcenter?

For example, LibreOffice is available from FlatHub.org. So, I can install it with sideload. But I can also install it via the appcenter (flatpak search, strangely enough, doesn't find it). Which of ...
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Icon cache problem after installing flatpak version of evince

I have installed the flatpak version of evince, and because it is the former elementary document viewer it looks like the flatpak version takes the responsability of creating thumbnails, but while I ...