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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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Can't recover after sleep

I've got eOS (0.4.1 Loki) on my Desktop and Laptop at this time. On my Laptop when I leave it open for some time it goes to a stage like sleep, only I can't recover it. I am seeing a white underscore ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Fan control in HP folio 13 with coolsense for windows installed

I have a HP laptop which has the coolsense software installed. I haven't found information about if elementary OS has this type of software or similar to avoid high temperature in the machine. Anyone ...
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How to prevent laptop from not restarting properly on resume from suspend?

I am using a ThinkPad X230 with an integrated Intel graphics card which should usually be well-supported by Linux and elementary OS. Nevertheless, I am running into the issue that occasionally the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Asus K501UX Touchpad starts working with 30 seconds delay after sleep mode

I installed Elementary OS yesterday as the first Linux in my life, so I'm total newbie here. I have a small problem with my touchpad. After I open my laptop and log in I have to wait some time because ...
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Problems with boot after installation

I'm trying to install elementary OS on a laptop with a windows 8.1 instalation. I wanted to erase everything from the windows installation and then install nicely the elementary OS on it. I've ...
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Brightness controls on Oryx Pro with Nvidia on Loki

I have a System 76 laptop with nvidia dedicated graphics and am having trouble with the brightness adjustment controls in Pantheon. I have installed the system76-driver-nvidia from their ppa. I have ...
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