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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Why are some close buttons on the left and some on the right?

For example, Chrome has it on the left whereas the settings have it on the right.
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ElementryOS only shows desktop background for around 1 mintute after first login [duplicate]

After the first login after booting, the desktop takes about a minute or two to show up, and I can only see the mouse and the desktop background. No dock, programs, or applications. I am using a 7200 ...
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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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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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question about how to feedback a bug,and I have a question about setting window

In system network proxy setting, the exception list do not have a scroll bar, and the setting window's min height depends on this list. How can I report this bug to developers? I don't know which ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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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Large font in Pantheon greeter

Due to my relatively poor vision, I prefer to have large icons and form fields in all of my working environments. I don't need to take it as far as installing Vinux though. In Manjaro and other OSes, ...
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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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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/...
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Chrome Remote Desktop not working with elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki

I am using elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. The about page says: Built on "Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS" Kernel version: 4.4.0-75-generic GTK version: 3.18.9 I've installed Chrome Remote Desktop. The file ~/.chrome-...
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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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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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Problems Installing DraftSight in Elementary OS Loki 0.4

DraftSight is an AutoCAD look-alike that has worked well for me in both Windows and MAC OS. I am trying to switch over to Linux and tried to install it on my Loki 0.4 machine. I found some advice on ...
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Hide “Recent” bookmark

I'm a new user of this beautiful OS and was wondering if it is possible to hide the Recent bookmark, I've been searching on Google but could only find how to disable it which I already knew. Any ...
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Where is the pantheon GitHub repository?

I am interested in following the development of Pantheon. I assumed there was a GitHub repo but couldn't seem to find it. Can anyone help?
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Icons messed up..Please help?

Yesterday I was tweaking with my themes and icon packs. I removed some default themes and icons ( like hicolor , loginicons etc. ) . Now many icons are missing ( Network Manager icon as well ) . How ...
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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.
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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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What is “key-press-modifiers”

In dconf-editor > org > onboard > keyboard, there is teh key-press-modifiers option, set by default to {'button3':'SHIFT'}. I believe this sometimes interferes with some vim commands. What is button3 ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to drag windows not from their title like holding ALT in Unity?

I have Pantheon installed on Ubuntu if it matters..
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Pantheon not responding to mouse clicks

I think I have a similar problem to this post, but not sure Pantheon Desktop shell unresponsive / hang / freeze when using kodi I was doing some work on my Loki desktop on Sunday but had some kind ...
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Pantheon Terminal Will not work after uninstalling zsh

Just got a fresh copy of elementary after I messed it up. Then again, I just installed zsh and I was configuring it, messed up the configuration. After that Oh well, lets remove and reinstall it. As ...
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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 ...
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How to auto-hide wingpanel when window is maximized? [duplicate]

How do I make the wingpanel dodge maximized windows? So when I maximize a window, the wingpanel should hide itself.
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Clipboard manager with Pantheon integration

I'm looking for a clipboard manager that integrates well with Pantheon desktop. Can someone make any recommendation?
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Pantheon doesn't load [duplicate]

Well my problem is that, lately it happens a lot. When i turn on, nothing appears(wingpanel,dock) but only my wallpaper. It's tiring to restart all the time the pc, and sometimes it doesn't even ...
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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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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....
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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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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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Sometimes, desktop environment failed to start [duplicate]

Sometimes, the desktop environment of elementary OS Loki failed to start when i've entered my password in LightDM. Do you have any tips for me ? Thx for read this post.
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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 ...
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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.
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Unable to Browse Files on External WD Harddrive [closed]

When I plug in my External WD hard drive, open Pantheon and click on the "My Passport" drive on the left side under devices, instead of seeing the files on the right side pane, I see this (screenshot) ...
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Loki Beta2: laptop suspend issue [closed]

When my close my laptop it goes into suspend mode. After opening my laptop my screen stays black. I have to shut my laptop down, turn it on again and when I log in then my desktop does not boot. I ...
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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 ...