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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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Pantheon Mail still showing notifications after uninstall

I am running the latest version of Elementary OS (Loki I believe) and have uninstalled the Pantheon Mail through the App Center as I want to use a different mail client. However I am still getting ...
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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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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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Cant login in pantheon

I broke the system. How exactly I broke it I don't know. I tryed to install xrdp and x11vnc for remote access to desktop. X11vnc worked. I rebooted system and not login to pantheon. Only works login ...
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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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Pantheon Files Hangs When Copying Files From External Drive

I have a fresh installed ElementaryOS. I'v been trying to copying my backup files in my external hard disk. But everytime I tried to copy anything, it stuck after a second or two and the Pantheon 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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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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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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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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Launching Files crashes the OS

I installed Elementary and a few packages and tweaks in about 15-20 minutes. Everything seems to run fine but if I launch the files app the OS instantly crashes. It’s like I typed sudo service lightdm ...
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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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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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Elementary OS switch between desktops in square configuration

I used to have a Mac a lot of years ago and to switch between the 4 desktops (i think it was called spaces) you had a square configuration where one desktop was to the right and the other one was down ...
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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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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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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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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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Veracrypt Window Not opening Properly . How to solve the Display issue?

Veracrypt Window Not opening Properly . A transparent window is always appears around the main window . This app is not from elementary app store . But from their own site of Veracrypt. I have tried ...
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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?
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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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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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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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drag & drop without pressing on the trackpad

I've had drag-and-drop experiences similar to that described here: "Stuck" in drag mode Unlike that user, however, I like it, since it's a bit painful to do long drag-and-drops while ...
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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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[SOLVED]can't login to pantheon desktop

After system update and I restarted my computer, and I got stuck at login screen.. its weird because I can login with gnome desktop, but I can't login with pantheon. I see that Im still the owner ...
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Setting display resolution to 4k disables GUI

I am using 5.1 Hera. I recently reinstalled the X-Server and now when I set the display resolution to 4k (which worked initially, before I broke and reinstalled some stuff), the screen turns black, ...
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Cannot unlock GPG keys in terminal while GUI session is active

I have a computer with 5.1 Hera on it. When ssh'ing into it and trying to decrpyt gpg-encrypted files, the terminal command hangs, because instead of prompting for a password on the terminal, a GUI ...
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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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Veracrypt Display window problem

Just installed elementary 5.1 . When opening veracrypt always there is a transparent window bellow the original window . Not in any other app . I have used veracrypt without any problem in elementary ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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.