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How I make my laptop running elementary OS display normally, rather than only a few shades of colours?

When booting into elementary OS 7 Horus (with disk encryption) on my laptop normally, the disk unlock screen is displayed. After entering my decryption key, it loads into tty7, where it briefly ...
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Why I can't install Elementary OS on HP laptop?

Please, help me. I can't install this beautiful OS. | My laptop: HP 250 G6 | x64 | RAM: 2x8 (16GB) | CPU: i3-7020U | GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620 | SSD: 256GB | HDD: 150GB | Photo of Errors: https://i....
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Cannot resize partition

Good morning, I have only Elementary installed on my computer and I need to resize (increase) the boot partition. That means to decrease the main partition (900GB) and then increase the other one. I ...
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updated bcmwl-kernel-source : wifi no longer exists (wired network doesnt even show up)

Completely clean install of Odin. Wifi worked, but figured if there is an update, should get it. Updated bcmwl-kernel-source. Wifi no longer visible I tried un-installing bcmwl, no change.
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How to Upgrade From Elementary OS 5 to Elementary OS 6

I'm using Elementary OS 5 as main OS is there any way I can upgrade it to Elementary OS 6 without losing all of my data and configurations etc etc
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Elementary OS won't boot up after installing

I installed Elementary OS on my HP Pavillon 15 with i7-1165G7 and Nvidia MX450 and it won't boot up after installation. I get an error on the black screen saying something like rtw_pci: failed to wait ...
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Bootmenu hangs on laptop when exteral USB device is connected

I've got my laptop installed with Windows 10 and Elementary OS. First I installed Windows and second Elementary OS so I get a boot menu from Elementary OS. I have got an external mouse connected on a ...
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Can i use Elementary with the laptop close?

Im using a Dell G3 3590 laptop, and I want to use it to work, but I would like to use my 2 monitors and have the laptop closed, do you know if this is possible?
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Is there a list/source of stable kernels?

I am experiencing the dreaded "wake from suspend" issues that seem endemic to Linux and laptops, and am basically going through a long list of different solutions googling has gotten me to ...
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Odin 6.0 not booting on Intel Tiger Lake laptop

I just got a new Intel Tiger Lake laptop with the 1135G7 cpu and the latest Odin ISO does not boot - it appears to go to black screen with non responsive keyboard - cannot switch to TTY etc. Tried ...
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Is elementaryOS 5.1 "Hera" supported on Intel 10th Gen Mobile Processors?

I want to try out elementaryOS on my new laptop. But it is very new, and I don't think the kernel included in Ubuntu 18.04 (v5.3) supports its processor (Intel Core i3-1005G1). Is it true? Does ...
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USB Boot Issue on Razer Blade Stealth 2020

So to first give you a bit of information: This is the first time im trying to use Linux. Im using a Razer Blade Stealth 2020 with an i7-10th Gen processor and an Nvidia GTX 1650ti Super-Max-Q. I ...
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Elementary OS is slow and unstable

I've installed Elementary OS for web development and android development. I usually work with Vscode, terminal and multiple chrome tabs opened. I'm pretty sure that my laptop can handle it. I face ...
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Problem in shutting down elementaryos

I can't shutdown my laptop running elementaryOS Hera 5.1.4. Whenever I try to shut it down the screen goes off,there is no sound but the power-indicator stays on until I switch it off using the power ...
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Why is my eOS running slow on my laptop?

I'm new to the OS and to Linux in general and I would like to know why is my laptop running eOS so slow (even slower than it ran Windows) Specs: AMD A10-8700P, 8GB DDR3, 5400RPM 1Tb HHD and Radeon R6 ...
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Hibernation on elementaryOS

I am trying to let my XPS 13 7390 hibernate when closing the lid. I followed this guide to set my system up to do this. But I think it is not working properly. When I run sudo systemctl suspend-then-...
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experience with eOS and Lenovo Thinkpad x1 carbon

as mentioned in a previous post I am testing elementary os in a VM for a couple of days now to test if I can leave Windows... hopefully forever :) there are some small points which I already ...
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How to get elementary os to stay awake

I have elementary os 5.0 Loki installed on a Dell Latitude e6410. This machine will not stay awake whether it's on battery or plugged in! I will go and set the sleep time to never in power settings ...
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wifi not showing up at all

hi im still new to linux and just dual booted my hp 14-bs091tx with windows, after the installation (and when on the installation prompt) no wifi adapter showed up even when using terminal to turn on ...
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eOS Juno - HP PAVILION 15 - No WiFi after installation

I just switched from windows to elementary OS Juno. My Ethernet works perfectly. I only have issue with the Wifi, I've been trying a bunch of drivers and no success yet. I ran the following commands: ...
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How enable hibernation in Elementary Juno? [duplicate]

I try with pm-hibernate but don't work. My laptop is Asus Tuf Gaming
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How to change closing lid behavior on AC and batter on Elementary Juno

I want to change lid closing behavior on Juno to: When power is connected and the laptop lid is closed, a screen lock or nothing. With the power off (on battery) and closing the laptop lid - suspend. ...
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Slow start after suspend

So basically the trouble its that every time that i wake the laptop, after i put my password it stays in this black screen for 4-7 seconds, i was thinking that this was because i was using a hdd, but ...
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Laptop unable to resume after suspend [Juno on Asus A54C, i3 2.2ghz, 8gb ram, SSD]

If the computer goes into suspend, through the power button, closing the lid, or inactivity, I cannot get it to come back to life. My only recourse is to power cycle the laptop. I am unsure where ...
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ASUS VivoBook W202na : Will it run

Am interest installing the Juno. Just want to make sure it will run smoothly on this laptop or not. I have the VivoBook W202na. Changing over from Windows 10 because of poor performance. "Display 11....
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Dell XPS 15 9560. Installed to Corsair Voyager GTX USB-SSD. Stuck at black flashing cursor

So I booted up ElementaryOS in a VM, and I installed the OS onto the USB as you would install it to a regular SSD/HDD. So I have a portable USB OS. Pretty neat! Except that it doesn't work after ...
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Battery consumption

Elementary OS is installed on my hard disk drive. All the Debian based Linux distros I have tried out, including Elementary have one common issue - the battery consumption is huge, compared to the ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend on lid close

I have 2018 laptop with i5-8300h and Elementary OS 5. It doesn't suspend on lid close. However if I press button on the screen it suspends normally. I have tried to configure logind.conf but nothing ...
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Lenovo V130 Touchpad

Folks, I have the abovementionned laptop but the touchpad is not working. I did find a corresponding driver for Windows but not for Elementary. Do I have to build my own kernel here (found some pages ...
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How could I activate Bluetooth in Juno? (Asus Pro P550L)

My name is Marco and I am a new fan of elementary OS (release-juno). I installed it in an Asus Pro P550L. I have a problem with Bluetooth. I would like to activate it but I don't know how. Someone ...
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Unexpected Shutdown

Today and before have encountered unexpected shutdown. My laptop have a new battery, because the old one died, but this also happened to me with this. I see that this happen to me when the system ...
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Asus TUF FX504 Touchpad not working

As the title says the touchpad is not working. I currently have the Kernel version 4.15.0-42-generic installed. The fix is in the Kernel version 4.19.0 from Ubuntu's MainlineBuilds: http://kernel....
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screen flip issue with Juno 5.0 on HP 840 G1

So i just recently purchased an HP 840 G2 and decided to make the switch to Elementary OS along with the purchase. Running into an issue with the screen constantly rotating when the laptop is moved. ...
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HP 15-da0103ng WIFI not working

I just bought an HP 15-da0103ng. Unfortunately WIFI is not working with elementary OS 5. I tried several approaches to install a Driver for Realtek 8821CE but so far nothing turned out to work. Can ...
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Login screen upside down

So I've recently bought a new HP ProBook 440 G5 and installed elementaryOS (version missing). It's a dual-boot alongside with Windows 10 (that's likely irrelevant but mentioning just in case). Anyway,...
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Stuck in Bootloop after the first boot

It's my first post, so kindly correct me if there's any mistake. I've recently installed elementary os on my laptop: 4GB RAM AMD processor R5 graphics After the very first boot, the device asked ...
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WiFi disconnects after a period of time

Since updating to release-juno, from release-loki, the wifi disconnects after a period of time (around 15-20 minutes). I'm using a Toshiba Satellite. I've checked the power settings, and when plugged ...
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Getting an error on update

I am running eos juno on a razer blade late 2016 model laptop. I tried to do a sudo apt-get update && upgrade on terminal Err:13 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main i386 ...
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HP 14" latptop a good choice for elementary OS - Model 14-cf1015cl

I would like to get a smallish laptop for home computing and web app dev. I am new to elementary OS but would like to use linux. Will I be able to get elementary OS running on this machine? SPECS: ...
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Touchpad Locks After Inactivity Period [duplicate]

I have a Compaq 21N121AR Laptop and this is my problem: After I make a mouse movement and my finger leaves the mouse touchpad, my touchpad goes in a kind of "Sleep Mode" and it takes a few "swipes" to ...
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How to Install Driver for Realtek RTL8822BE in Juno

I'm a total newb to Linux, and I'm not that computer savvy in the first place. Please forgive me if this question is merely an advertisement for my ignorance. I managed to get eOS Juno installed on ...
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Juno - HP PAVILION 15 - No WiFi after installation

I did a fresh install in a laptop, and I have no WiFi. I don't have the option neither. I ran the command lspci and I saw my network controllers is RTL8821CE. I also ran sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-...
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elementary OS 5.0 Juno doesn't start after sleep

I have installed elementary OS 5.0 Juno on my laptop and after a while working , when I actually leave it in sleep mode , it doesn't starts normally. The only way I could turn on was to shut down ( ...
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Dual display issues on HP laptop?

Folks, just installed my working laptop (HP Folio 9470m) with Elementary Juno simply because so far it seems the most well-crafted desktop distribution around these days, however pretty quickly I run ...
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ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE Can't Install OS, Goes Straight to TTY1 and Can't Use sudo Commands

I am trying to install Elementary OS on my ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE. I have disabled fast boot and secure boot in BIOS. I used a 32 GB flash drive and flashed it with the ISO file using Rufus. When I ...
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Nvidia drivers for Loki on an optimus system do not seem to work

I followed the instructions here How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki? however if I run sudo prime-select nvidia glxgears I get X Error of failed request: BadValue (...
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Is there a way to turn off the mouse pad while typing on laptop? (Solved)

I know KDE has a widget for that, but I don't seem to find it in Elementary OS. Any help?
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Touch pad controls

Just installed Elementary on my laptop, switching from Win 10, and I was wondering if there was a way to enable touchpad controls such as swiping up to open multi-task view, swiping side to side to ...
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Issues setting up external display

Solved: This was solved with an update that was just pushed. The problem: I have an XPS 13 (9360) laptop that has an external monitor plugged in through HDMI using a Dell USB-C adapter. Going to ...
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Too much contrast/exposure? (I think)

So after the last update a few days ago I noticed that everything just had too much contrast (or exposure, I'm not sure), the text also looks weird and it's been a pain to look at. What do you guys ...
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