Questions tagged [pantheon]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
14 votes
2 answers
13k views

How can I adjust the mouse scrollwheel speed?

Does anyone know how to make the mouse scrollwheel go faster?
G. Gino's user avatar
  • 139
8 votes
2 answers
2k views

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
Francisco Nievas's user avatar
5 votes
3 answers
2k views

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 ...
user665110's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
240 views

How can I change label color for any entry in Files, using scripts?

Pantheon-Files has a feature of assigning color to file/directory names displayed. I want to make a script in Bash/Python to do the same automatically.
Himanshu Shekhar's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
72 views

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. ...
epileptic's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
4k views

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?
hacker1024's user avatar
4 votes
2 answers
4k views

Top menu bar is disapearing

I've a strange issue. After restarting my laptop, top menu bar is blinking and disappearing. I'm getting the below error If I run the command wingpanel --toggle-indicator app-launcher: [15:24:33....
xurshid29's user avatar
  • 143
4 votes
1 answer
68 views

Does Pantheon support windowshades, popup menus?

Does the Pantheon desktop support: 'windowshading' of open windows? Popup menus? I haven't been able to determine this from anything online, and would like to find out without doing a full ...
zeke14's user avatar
  • 41
4 votes
1 answer
465 views

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/...
David Gleba's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
2k views

(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 ...
DanyGee's user avatar
  • 179
3 votes
5 answers
4k views

Clipboard manager with Pantheon integration

I'm looking for a clipboard manager that integrates well with Pantheon desktop. Can someone make any recommendation?
dvilela's user avatar
  • 497
3 votes
2 answers
2k views

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 ...
Jones's user avatar
  • 31
3 votes
2 answers
1k views

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 ...
Emanuel Vitorino's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
1k views

How to choose the default directory Pantheon-files starts in

Pantheon is playing games with me. For a while, it has been starting at the Downloads Directory, which is what I want. I have opened a new directory, and I think closed it while in it. So now it ...
MAA's user avatar
  • 157
3 votes
2 answers
4k views

Unable to start Pantheon

My system, which runs oneElementary OS, was acting up (package manager wouldn't open, system wouldn't restart, etc.) so I did a hard reset on it. Now when I boot it up and try to log in I get the ...
watzon's user avatar
  • 131
3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Only wallpaper after login

I have fresh installation of Elementary OS and have a problem that can't handle. After system boot I have login page and when I type my password, login page dissapear, there is only wallpaper nothing ...
marcin's user avatar
  • 31
3 votes
2 answers
1k views

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 ...
Tomo Huynh's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
125 views

Don't show minimized windows in overview

Is it possible to hide minimized windows from overview or multitasking view in Loki? I have a lot of web apps and messengers in minimized state, and they make it hard to find the window I need right ...
fedorn's user avatar
  • 131
2 votes
2 answers
898 views

Elementary OS 7 (Horus) compatibility with Ubuntu / Unity indicators on Pantheon's Wingpanel (top right menubar)?

How can we display the "old" (and frequently still needed / required) system tray / indicator icons for apps like TeamViewer and so forth? Without this, TeamViewer complains about it not ...
ylluminate's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
711 views

How to display folder size in file explorer?

Inside pantheon-files folders do not show its size, like files do. However in properties of the folder size is shown: Is there a way to display folder size directly in file explorer?
Eggy's user avatar
  • 123
2 votes
1 answer
396 views

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
TheFlakes's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
4k views

pantheon desktop takes a long time to load [duplicate]

my pantheon desktop takes a long time to load, what's something that wasn't present before. The login screen appears immediately, but after I enter the password and the desktop is loading, it takes ...
Roman D.'s user avatar
2 votes
3 answers
502 views

add directory pantheon files

I 'm new to Elementary OS , I'm adapting to the desktop and to their way of seeing things "I have a few questions . : One is whether there is any way to put a new folder in the area of personal ...
Mukeko's user avatar
  • 31
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

How do I change the wallpaper through the command line?

Is there any DConf/Gsettings etc. interface for changing the wallpaper through the command line?
gone's user avatar
  • 125
2 votes
1 answer
2k views

Pantheon DE in other distributions?

I like Pantheon, but I do not like Ubuntu. I will use Pantheon if it can be installed on other Linux systems. Now Pantheon is tied to Ubuntu and it's sad. Ported hard and does not work ... Pantheon ...
Kanat's user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
2 answers
689 views

Pantheon Files Side Panel CSS

How can I change the color of the Pantheon files sidebar from dark to light? I can't seem to find the CSS that controls this aspect of it. If anyone knows where to find it please let me know.
Reya276's user avatar
  • 209
2 votes
1 answer
404 views

Loki - Hot corner close window

In Loki, How do I set a 'Hot Corner' for closing the current window? I've solved this myself and wanted to post the answer so others will hopefully find this. Also a better method is always welcome.
Jeff Luyet's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Display Scaling Crashes Pantheon, No Way to Fix

Elementary has been running very well on my Dell XPS 13 9343 for months, but today I decided to try to scale up the display a bit because it was a little hard to read text. I entered the following ...
RoboRob's user avatar
  • 81
2 votes
1 answer
485 views

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 ...
Marco Betschart's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
252 views

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 ...
ravi nagori's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
120 views

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 ...
Ken Kinder's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
4k views

Pantheon and Wayland

The next Ubuntu version is expected to be released in few days (the 17-10). This version will be the first to come back to gnome. It will mainly lean on wayland, even if x11 will remain, at leat for a ...
Jean-Marc's user avatar
  • 121
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

How do I change desktop + login background using terminal WITHOUT root permissions?

So I'm writing a bash script that pulls a background picture from the web and sets it as the desktop wallpaper. I've managed to change the desktop background which is fairly easy by just running ...
mbz's user avatar
  • 23
2 votes
2 answers
137 views

Hide time/date display on login screen

from some digging I understand by default Elementary OS uses pantheon-greeter which uses LightDM. Is there a way to hide the time and date display on the login screen?
0skar's user avatar
  • 123
2 votes
1 answer
194 views

elementary OS VM on new laptop and AMD video card, how to change video driver

I have a Virtual Box VM of Elementary OS Freya that was moved to a new laptop. The old laptop (Intel Celeron) had integrated Intel Graphics card. New laptop (AMD A8 5550M) has AMD Radeon HD 8550 G ...
Dave Welden's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
46 views

Show warning window when closing app?

Background: I run code (Python) using SublimeText (ST). Sometimes I forget I have a script running and close the editor, which obviously kills whatever process is running. I'd like to somehow prevent ...
Gabriel's user avatar
  • 3,059
2 votes
0 answers
89 views

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 ...
Jeroen van de Ven's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
48 views

Media playback faster than normal

There's a strange problem where one of the accounts in my desktop plays media faster than normal speed. At first I thought this was a problem with the Epiphany browser, but then even the music player ...
eternaltyro's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
195 views

Pantheon Mail - Personal Folder

Is it possible to create personal folders in the default mail tool on Pantheon-mail? Is it possible to create a file (like .pst) to archive the messages and restore it if necessary? Alexandre
user12021's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
1k views

Dconf Editor problem - no changes

As you can see in the picture below, I'm using Ubuntu with the Pantheon theme (from the Elementary OS). I can't seem to find an answer for my problem: I want to change the buttons (close, maximize and ...
Skinish's user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
0 answers
653 views

Pantheon greeter configuration failed

Here is my /etc/lightdm/pantheon-greeter.conf: [greeter] xft-dpi=200 onscreen-keyboard=true keyboard=onboard indicators=~language;~a11y;~power No language or a11y indicators, no HiDPI or onboard ...
ham's user avatar
  • 61
2 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to fix pantheon desktop if I got this messed up screen after I log in?

Noob question coming - after I installed elementary tweaks I was trying to find an appealing icon set to my desktop. After rebooting and logging in again my desktop became a mess. I installed ...
binegra's user avatar
  • 51
1 vote
2 answers
678 views

Pantheon Shell Loading So Slow

I just did system update on Loki from AppCenter. But after restarting, the shell (Pantheon?) loads really, really slow. It was fast before. Here my syslog, maybe it helps: https://pastebin.com/...
Budi Raharja's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
119 views

Securely Wipe/Shred Files in Pantheon via Right Click menu

Is there a way to add shred to ElementaryOS content menu? So instead of typing shred -f -v -z -u file.zip I can just right click the file and delete it.
lq12cz's user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
1 answer
179 views

How to reduce "Files" 0.3.2 window size?

Before updating the size of the file manager windows might be smaller. The problem is more visible on the other skins, e.g. Arc Theme. It is a way to remove this restriction? Screenshot presents the ...
user8793's user avatar
1 vote
3 answers
2k views

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 ...
Willem -nl's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
691 views

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 ...
Arseniy Molodetskiy's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

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
Guillaume Deflaux's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
64 views

Can I prevent pantheon-terminal from opening links unless ctrl is pressed?

Currently, a single click on a link will open it in your browser. Sometimes I have many links on the terminal and would prefer to have to press ctrl+click to open a link. Doesn't look like it's ...
Stan Bondi's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
659 views

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?
user3257662's user avatar