Questions tagged [pantheon]

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

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Can't find org>pantheon>desktop>cerbere on dconf

I've been trying to enable desktop icons on pantheon, however the desktop configurations on my pantheon don't appear to be working right. Any idea how i can fix this issue?
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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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Split screen into 4?

I bought large 4K scren and I want to be able to have 4 windows on the screen, like 4*1920x1080. I cannot find the way with Elementary to split screen this way. How to do that?
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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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Booting to command line, not loading desktop

I don't have a video card. The issue appeared after a dirty shutdown, I had to ran FSCK. When I execute grep Exec -R /usr/share/xsessions/pantheon.desktop, I get Excec=wingpanel but the only way to ...
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elementary OS 5 boots into terminal instead of Pantheon

A newbie to Linux here. I installed Elementary OS and it goes smooth. First reboot after installing boots to a login prompt of Pantheon desktop, logs me in and works fine. The next boot takes to a ...
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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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Pantheon Desktop shell unresponsive / hang / freeze when using kodi

I installed loki x64 on a Gateway NE 522 with AMD A4 5000. I added kodi, boot-repair, and seahorse. sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/...
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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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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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system resets on certain apps

I was really looking forward to juno, unfortunately this makes my system even more unstable than before with loki. As soon as I click Epiphany, Pantheon will reset to the login screen, while I am ...
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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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How can I adjust the mouse scrollwheel speed?

Does anyone know how to make the mouse scrollwheel go faster?
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Why am I having double child window in applications?

It's happening in various applications, not only with mysql workbench, I tried to open a bug report, but I don't know where the elementary os bug report is hosted.
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Trash doesn't clean

When I deleted friles to my Trash, I can not empty the bin. I need to restart my desktop in order to empty it. What is the problem here ?
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Increased idle RAM usage with time on eos Juno

I've been using eOS Juno since feb 2019. FYI, initial RAM usage is at 20% (total RAM 8GB, 7.1GB available), at the end 45-50% (after closing all running applications.) EDIT: This is an HP laptop, ...
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How do I accept a file via Bluetooth?

It's a bit strange to ask, but the situation is: I can easily send from my laptop with elementary OS files via Bluetooth, but I do not understand how to accept a file. The system notifies me that a ...
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Login screen items misplaced

I installed elementaryOS 2 days ago and everything works fine. The only issue I was not able to resolve: The time displayed on the login screen is cut off and the items seem to be misplaced ...
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Firefox Context Menus are weird and don't work correctly

I'm having an issue where I right click and as soon as I release the button, it selects the option where the mouse is like I left-clicked. Also, context menus are appearing in the middle of where my ...
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Where should issues with Dock be reported?

I'd like to report an issue with the elementary OS dock, but I'm not sure where to do so. I don't see a "Dock" or "Plank" repo in elementary's GitHub organization. pantheon-dock exists on Launchpad ...
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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 ...
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Does anyone know a dark elementary os like plank theme?

I've been switching distros quite frequently lately... And I'm the most familiar with elementary os and ubuntu.. Now I intalled eos again, and I've turned on dark mode. The thing is that the ...
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Pantheon keyboard shortcuts not working

This is not related to elementary OS itself, only the Pantheon DE. I recently switched from GNOME 3 to Pantheon on my Fedora install. However, many things are not working properly, including the ...
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Setxkbmap switch layouts

For several years now I have been switching the layout in all Linux distributions as follows: The first fix en (caps lock), the second - ru (shift + caps lock) setxkbmap -option "grp:switch,grp:...
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Position of Date and Time on the login screen

since a few days i am using elementary os. Since I come from Germany I have changed the date and time display to German. Unfortunately the start screen now shows the time and date so far to the right ...
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Unable to lock screen in elementary OS Juno

I am unable to lock my desktop in Elementary OS, juno. I had earlier installed GNOME desktop and when I tried to remove it, I was left with no desktop environment. I then installed xfce desktop ...
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Pantheon crashes while dragging and dropping

Sometimes the DE crashes while I move a file in a different directory. If I switch shell typing Ctrl+Alt+F2, to reboot, the prompt asks me to input the password but it does not recognize mine. Now, ...
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Many application crashes 'Loki' some system hangs [closed]

Hi installation to SSD without swap (none recommended for SSD life). swapon -s returns null, and i've set swap in fstab thus: UUID=******* swap swap sw, noauto 0 0 Im a Linux user for years BUT on ...
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PlexAmp, Notifications, wingpanel [duplicate]

Is anyone using Plexamp with Juno? Are you able to access its App Menu? Under Unity the app makes an icon in the notification area and you can right click to get a menu for switching libraries and ...
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Last window position for an app

I'm using Telegram and whenever I open it from the dock the window appears at its last position plus (or minus) a certain vertical offset, shifting the window slightly towards the top of the screen. ...
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How to disable keyboard shortcuts pop up in Juno?

Every time that i press the "Windows" Key, this Keyboard Shortcuts pops up. There's a way to disable this? // btw this is my first time here so I'm sorry if I ask wrong
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Window snapping bug [closed]

Over the past couple of days I've noticed a pretty annoying bug with window snapping. I have a screen recording of the bug linked below so people can see what I'm talking about. Basically when I snap ...
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Strange window behavior

Please take a look at the picture! On the first two images Smartgit latest version 18.2.3 #13220. On the third image of PlayOnLinux 4.2.12. I ask you to correct this behavior of windows
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System tray icon for Nextloud [duplicate]

I've installed the Nextcloud Client through with a Snap. There is no system tray icon showing up. Is there a way to get it or is it an issue of Nextcloud? Thanks
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Night mode not enabling

In Juno Beta 2 night mode worked as intended. I've performed a clean installation of the stable release, now night mode does not respond at all. Using an Inspiron 3558. I can see the night mode icon ...
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Why is ElementaryOS not processing the “V” key when capslock is toggled on?

If I enable capslock on my US keyboard layout Thinkpad X1 Carbon, the "v" key becomes inoperable; nothing happens when I press it until I disable capslock. Here's the output of xev when capslock is ...
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Tiling regularly breaks: window does not render in the same place where it registers clicks

It's about a 50/50 chance when I try to tile Chrome windows to the left and right half of the screen whether or not it works. I haven't been able to reliably determine how to reproduce it. What ...
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Is possible to make Pantheon snap windows like Windows 10?

When you drag the window corner, other window on the side will fill the free space, is possible to make something like this with Pantheon/Gala?
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All the applications missed

Logging in Juno 64bit, I've made a try and selected the Plasma environment in place of Pantheon. Everything has gone lost to the point I couldn't even log out to log again and choose Pantheon. Is ...
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Complete system freeze

My computer freezes completely every now and then. I do nothing heavy on resources, plain browsing the internet reading articles. When system freezes there is NOTHING I can do. Mouse not moving, I ...
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Need to login many times before pantheon starts ( problem after installing xfce)

I installed XFCE on top of elementary os to help me transition to pantheon. However, now that I'm ready to fully switch to this beautiful desktop environment I realized that I need to restart lightdm ...
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shrink Window title bar

Is there a way to shrink all Window title bars on Juno? I've tried making changes to gtk.css and app.css with no luck. Thank you
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Ctrl+V doesn't work in Pantheon Files

I don't understand how come I don't see anyone else complaining about this problem, is it only on my computer somehow, or is it a known removed feature? But Ctrl+V to paste in Pantheon Files does ...
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add support for AMD graphics card

i am using hp notebook and i switched from windows to elementary OS and don't find support for AMD graphics card please give driver update hope you will work on my request
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Prevent windows from sticking to others while being dragged?

How do I stop the behavior where dragging windows across another window makes them "stick" together for a bit. I want to turn that behavior off completely. Here's what I mean: https://i.imgur.com/...
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Android Studio with Pantheon

Trying to choose a Linux Distro, would like to use Elementary OS with Pantheon desktop. Can I run Android Studio in this environment?
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(SOLVED) How to enable HiDPI scaling in the pantheon greeter?

My pantheon greeter runs at 3840x2160@60Hz but all elements are too small. On the desktop I managed to enable gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 2 what did the job of enlarging ...
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Pantheon-files: network server not showing after reboot

I can add my network server (secure webDAV) in pantheon-files, but it isn't there after reboot. How am I able to achieve this? And why isn't this an option by default? I know about davfs2 but I was ...
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How to retain workspace segregation across display changes?

I am moving to Elementary from a bespoke desktop on Arch, using i3. My workflow consists of having multiple windows per project, and separating the projects by workspaces. I use a ThinkPad T430s and ...