Questions tagged [pantheon]

Questions relating to Pantheon, elementary OS's desktop shell.

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Installing missing dependencies

So one of the first things I tried to do with my fresh install of Elementary OS turned out to be a noob mistake. I followed a youtube tutorial to install Elementary Tweaks only to learn that it's not ...
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RESOLVED! trying to change shutdown option to immediately shut down

RESOLVED!! Sorry I'm so new that I don't know how to mark an issue resolved, but matigo's answer definitely resolved my issue. This is no longer a question now that matigo has stepped in, so it is ...
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Printer doesn't show all menu options

I am writing this post because I need some litte help with a printer. I have an HP Deskjet 2135 that works well, the problem is that in the printer's menu some options are disabled. For example, I can'...
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I installed Elementary OS but cannot find Pantheon--GNOME is installed!

This is so weird. I installed Elementary OS over a partition where Ubuntu was previously installed, but erased it when installing Elementary. The installation wizard were clearly Elementary OS, but ...
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ODIN - GTK Theme Reset

For some reason the theme I am choosing by Pantheon Tweaks is automatically being changed to the default dark system theme and I need to manually reset the custom gtk theme every time.
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Maximized windows always go behind wingpanel when using multiple displays

Whenever I maximize any application, it goes behind the top panel (I think this is called wingpanel?). This makes it impossible to use because none of the tabs or buttons are available, see images ...
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System hangs while changing wallpaper

I've been using elementary os 6. Whenever I try to change the desktop wallpaper, the system hangs indefinitely. Sometimes the wallpaper changes abruptly, other times it hangs for so long that I have ...
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Laggy Multitasking View / Window Overview

I installed elementary OS 6 Odin last night but I have observed that pressing Super + W brings up a very choppy overview of the Windows. Using the Multitasking View (Super + X) also shows the windows ...
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How can I sign in with my fingerprint on Elementary OS 6 Odin?

I have a fingerprint sensor supported by libfprint. How can I use it to log in to Elementary OS?
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Can't use mouse and touchpad after wake up

Elementary OS 5.1.7 Laptop: dell inspiron 7559 Nvidia graphics is disable Kernel driver in use: i915 After my laptop wake up Pantheon refuse to respond on left click (touchpad doesn't work too). I can'...
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KDEConnect indicator not working with Pantheon desktop

I really like Elementary OS 6 but I cannot get the KDEconnect indicator to work with the pantheon desktop. If I open terminal, I can manually run up KDEconnect-settings and pair my android phone. So ...
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How to enable fonts subpixel antialiasing?

1366x768 on 14 inch LCD screen really make fonts look bad. Any idea on how to enable this feature on pantheon desktop? thanks
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Pantheon + GNOME (fusion launcher)?

**> The question is this: is there any installation method to implement the GNOME application menu on the Pantheon desktop (receiving support and security updates?)?** From my eternal ...
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Screen Time and Limits stopped working

I installed elementary os just a few days ago primarily to use the Screen Time and Limits function, to improve my own sleep hygiene. I got Screen Time and Limits to auto log-off/shutdown at bedtime ...
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How to create and keep empty workspaces?

I'm on eOS 5.1.7 and I'm interested in having multiple empty workspaces, like, macOS and Windows allows you to have them. Because, you know I can keep my order of worspaces without creating new ones ...
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Unresponsive/Unclickable menu bars on specific looking apps like KeepassXC or Jabref

the menu bars (and a bit more) of some programs/apps are unresponsive since a design overhaul of them. E.g. KeepassXC or Jabref use a different menu bar than the "standard"-looking menu bar ...
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Stuck on login after installing driverupdates

I tried to update drivers through the appstore and after rebooting my computer I could not get past login. I have tried these things: Remove the .Xauthority file, and chown it. Reinstall elementary-...
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WIFI problems in Huawei Matebook d15

I have had a lot of problems with the wifi driver when installing elementary os. This is my first time with linux, so I would appreciate the help. My notebook is a Huawei d15 Matebook, and I have ...
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Prevent users from deactivating network connection?

the network manager menu in the upper right corner of ElementaryOS provides a switch to deactive the network connection. In environments with network login this can cause freezing the current session. ...
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Hera 5.1.7 - Display Slowdown After Connecting CRT via Adapter. (Persisting After CRT Disconnect and Restart)

Recently I was playing with some CRTs hooked up to my computer via a simple VGA-to-DVI-D adapter. Some monitors worked, but there were a few with weird refresh issues that would cause slowdown on eOS ...
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Firefox or pantheon window render bug?

The latest Firefox update gives a really weird double window. Anyone else facing this? Can somebody please clarify? Thanks! Oy! it's gone when title-bar was hid.
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Double click default behaviour for all users?

the solution mentioned in Configure Files to use double click GSettings (recommended) Run the following command in terminal gsettings set io.elementary.files.preferences single-click false (To enable ...
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System keeps rebooting since last kernel update

In the last few days, I've been having major problems with a system that had been running fine for quite a while (got it on July 1st). The system keeps rebooting every time it is idle, I believe it is ...
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System fonts broken on Hera

I'm running eOS 5.1.6 Hera on Dell XPS 13 (9300) as daily driver and am really enjoying it. That said, after a reboot today the system-wide fonts got completely broken and show as rectangles ...
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Resolution in Zoom meeting app larger than desktop resolution

The Zoom meeting app appears to be a larger resolution than the desktop. I've apt remove --purge, deleting any configuration files I could find using the find command, removing and reinstalling, ...
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Does ElementaryOS have a 'minimal install' option like Ubuntu?

I love Elementary OS and Pantheon, I am just wondering if I can "prune the fat" during the install so I can just focus on adding the packages I actually require and use, rather than having to remove ...
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How to reinstall "System Settings" app on Elementary OS - 5.1?

I removed "System Settings" app from elementary, and I tried to reinstall with the appcenter but it didn't download :( Please help me.
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How to change text style of the top panel and app menu

After setting a new theme in elementary-tweaks I'm now looking for a .css or configuration file to change the style of the text in the top panel and app menu to fit the style of the theme. More ...
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Can't add application to the dock

I know how to add a running application to the dock; but how can I start an Application, which I know must be present, but I don't know the location? For instance, in a Mac, I would search the /...
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how to get dark mode in files in elementary OS?

I've Searched many websites and blogs regarding this issue and none are successful so far so i thought i could post my question in the forums.I've tried installing repositories and stuff many things i ...
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How to disable touchpad middle button paste feature

I want to disable middle touchpad button paste feature on my laptop. I have read about a change that implements this options now thanks to a fixing (https://github.com/elementary/default-settings/...
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remote desktop/ screensharing in Elementary OS. Chrome remote only option?

I've set up my completely computer-illiterate dad up with Elementary OS after his win7 support expired recently. Weirdest thing: he's suddenly super interested in the OS, and actually feels safe ...
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Desktop showing a battery indicator, computer does not have a battery

My computer (desktop PC) has started showing a battery indicator as if it was a laptop. I have tried restarting and checking for system updates to no avail. It also seems to be confused about how ...
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What makes eOS save the layout of workspaces and apps between docking and undocking a laptop? (using multiple monitors)

For some reason, elementaryOS is the only Linux distro that remembers the location of applications when docking and undocking, when using multiple monitors. Pantheon does this, every other desktop ...
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How to reinstall display manager, window manager, and desktop environment?

I was on elementaryOS Loki and I clicked the Update button on AppCenter which brought my elementaryOS to 5.1 Hera. After various days I noticed that any applications that are not cured for ...
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how do I get document viewer to reopen windows

One nice thing about Mac OSX is that when you log out and log back in, it will reopen all your windows for you so you can start over where you left off. Chrome will do this for you independently, but ...
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Elementary OS Desktop multitask view through terminal

I'm new on elementary OS and I'm looking for a way to launch the multitask view of desktop through a terminal command My goal is to use "Gesture" app and to asign a command to a gesture to show the ...
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Want a zoomed-in display to pan the way a Mac does

One thing I would like to make more like MacOS is the way the display pans when you've zoomed in on it, using the "zoom in" shortcut Cmd-plus. On a Mac, the display pans (moves across the screen) only ...
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Pantheon does not work on elementary OS installed with QEMU on Windows 10

I've just installed elementary OS with QEMU on Windows 10 with the following command : qemu-system-x86_64.exe -accel hax -drive file=cg-box.img,index=0,media=disk,format=raw -cdrom elementaryos-5.1-...
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How can I save the state of open windows when I reboot?

On macOS the locations of windows, running apps, and current working directory for each tab of Terminal (not to mention the terminal size and colors) is saved and restored across reboots. It looks ...
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Connect automatically to a webdav server via pantheon (even after reboot)

I am able to connect to my webdav server via Pantheon but I would like to be able to access it permanently and directly, even after reboot. Currently, it does not remember the connection and I have to ...
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Font problems in elementary os

I've got a trouble with wrong font displaying in elementary OS. The text of all system headings, controls and terminal is blurred and looks like a long curve line. But text inside applications looks ...
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Freezing and spike in processor usage when changing brightness

I know I'm using an old entry level laptop (specs in the end), but I'm having problems with instability with Elementary OS that I never had with Gnome Shell and lighter DEs like MATE with Compiz, ...
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Spotify song change notification crashes pantheon

Whenever I play spotify, song change notifications cause my whole display to blank, and then come back in a way that looks like pantheon crashing. If I'm playing an album with some shorter tracks and ...
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Applications menu is messed up after copying files from old home folder

After copying my files from my old home folder to the new one, the applications menu is now missing categories, and not displaying all installed applications. Is there a config file I should delete ...
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Saving photos from the Mail app

How can I save photos from Mail? All I seem to be able to do is Select All. These do not show as attachments.
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How to get back the previous greeter?

Is there a way to revert to the previous desktop where there logon field was on the left? I much prefer it to the newer, centered logon.
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Pantheon DE missing from lightdm after ubuntu update

My setup is the pantheon DE (and a it's apps like files and terminal etc) installed on top of ubuntu 18.04. I've had this setup for about 6 ~ 7 months with no issues. After a routine system update ...
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Nextcloud Online Acocunt?

Are there any plans in adding support for Nextcloud as online account? And/or what's the current state? How to help? Would love to be able to sync contacts, calendars, tasks and files via Nextcloud ...
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Rebind Ctrl+Alt+Tab

Just a quick question. I have a Logitech MX Master mouse and the thumb button on it is bound by default to Ctrl+Alt+Tab. In Elementary, this looks to do nothing but unfocus my current window. I was ...