Questions tagged [pantheon]

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

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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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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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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
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Contractor contract doesn't work in pantheon-files

I regularly need to extract ZIP archives that contain characters that are encoded in Chinese (GB18030). The slow way of doing this is to open the folder in a terminal and entering the following ...
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Pantheon not responding permanently just can move the mouse

Pantheon not responding to mouse clicks, hover or anything Pantheon not responding permanently just can move the mouse
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Modify titlebar buttons

I am running Elementary OS Loki and I love it! I have downloaded tweaks and have changed my icons to the numix ones. However, I would like to change the buttons to look more like the ones on Mac OS ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to change the window border color of terminal in freya?

I just want to make the vim a.txt to black and the background color of the title bar and the tab bar to silver.
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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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ElementaryOS heats more than Ubuntu with Pantheon

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.3 with Pantheon desktop, which basically does not have any visual difference with ElementaryOS, however I want to move definitely to ElementaryOS because of some compatibility ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...