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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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changing default video player problem?

I uninstalled Videos elementary OS’s default video player and installed celluloid using flatpak and changed the icon to videos but now the only option for default video player is whatever you select ...
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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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Flatpak - Changing installation from User-wide to System-wide

Instead of reinstall, is it possible to chage Flatpak apps between User-wide and System-wide installation? I'd checked the Flatpak documentations, docs.flatpak.org, but nothing was found.
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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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AppCentar and Propietary applications

Are there any way to distribute proprietary applications through AppCenter using Flatpak? This is because there is more convenient to package all dependencies for an app using a flatpak, than using ....
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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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Weird duplicate icons in Plank

I have Darktable and Xournal++ installed as flatpaks, and both show duplicate icons when open. Additionally, Darktable has just a generic icon, but that might be a problem with Darktable. Restart ...
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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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In some apps mouse right click does not work, but works with touhcpad

I have a strange problem with my Elementary OS, Hera install. For some apps (3rd part and some Flathub)e.g. Matlab, Dynalist, Foxit Reader, Inkdrope, Signal (Flathub), Mega Sync (Flathub), Draw.io (...
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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 ...