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Questions tagged [release-freya]

Questions specific to elementary OS 0.3, codenamed "Freya". Freya has been superseded by Loki.

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Installing Juniper network connect in 64 bit elementary OS

I'm trying to make juniper network connect work on the 64 bit version of elementary OS. Juniper requires 32 bit libraries. Instructions for Ubuntu versions are: For Ubuntu 12.04 sudo apt-get –y ...
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/var/log recreates to default after reboot on Freya

I am using Elementary OS Freya 0.3.2 64 bit and since the beginning I have some issues with logs - my installed applications (dovecot, postfix, clamav and others) can't log properly simply because /...
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Touchpad not working on Dell 13-7352

I just did a fresh install of Elementary OS on a Dell 13-7352. During installation the trackpad was working, but afterwards it stopped. I have tried this: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-...
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How do I recover my pantheon session? Its not shown in the login?

I accidentally uninstalled gala from another wm (i3wm) in my freya. What are the .desktop and session files contents to recover the pantheon session??
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Toshiba Chromebook, Freya 0.3.1, Kernel 4.2 - trying to get automatic sleep working

I've slowly been working on a Toshiba Chromebook on Freya with the modified SeaBios that allows legacy boot. Everything (since kernel update) has been working very well. Though I cannot seem to get ...
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Elementary OS Freya icon not showing up in BURG bootloader

I am triple-booting with Windows 7, Linux Mint and Freya. I installed BURG (http://www.unixmen.com/how-to-install-burg-boot-loader-in-ubuntu-1304-and-linuxmint/) and Super-Boot-Manager (SBM). ...
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Error: invalid magic number. Unaligned pointer 0xbf4c2c08

Well, I've been trying to install elementary OS Freya 0.3, but I've been having some issues. I downloaded the 64-bit version from www.elementary.io, and used unetbootin, to make my pen-drive ...
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Black screen, when installing NVIDIA drivers (GTX970)

I tried to switch from Windows to Linux (elementary OS) but everytime I ended in a black screen. The following steps i tried: Set "Nomodeset" before the installation starts (+ replaced "quiet spash" ...
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ASUS X555U Touchpad not working

I'm testing Freya in live mode but on my Asus X555 laptop the touchpad is not recognized. I've found some tutorial to install Focaltech driver, anyway if I run xinput list from the command line i ...
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Freya font rendering problem after last update

I have EOS freya installed since 2015 with no issues. Yesterday I did my last update. After I logged in I got this strange message, see the screenshot attached below I reinstalled graphic drivers and ...
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Touchpad not working on HP chromebook 14

I have removed chrome OS and the bios that comes with Chromebooks and replaced it with SeaBIOS with elementary OS installed. It works very well, but I can't seem to get the touchpad working. I have ...
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Set up configuration for external display

I have a laptop and quite frequently I connect and disconnect external monitor. The monitor always has wrong configuration (main display is on laptop and display placement is wrong) on connection, so ...
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Laptop HDD runs very hot (even in idle state)

I wanted to ask about this because it didn't happened to me before with other linux distributions (i.e Fedora or Mint) For whatever reason the HDD in the laptop runs very hot, so hot that is really ...
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No sound playback in Videos (elementary OS Freya 0.3.2)

After some time off from elementary OS, I went back in, logged and now I'm not getting any audio playback from the Videos (0.1.0.2) app. I have sound in my browser, Music (0.3.1) app, and general ...
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can't charge phone after last elementary base update

I used to charge my phone (Moto G3) connecting it to my laptop. It was working fine until I installed an elementary base update last week. My phone no longer gets charged. I thought it was a problem ...
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How to save NVIDIA X Server Settings (nvidia-settings)?

I had changed resolution of the monitor from 75Hz to 60Hz and clicked a button "Save to X Configuration File" and saved into /ets/X11/xorg.conf as administrator. After restarting I still see 75Hz ...
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After working a while, Freya freezes every process except mouse

Good morning community, I already posted my first error experience on: Alt-Tab when LibreOffice is open causes OS to crash I really don't get it what is happening... Working as a WebDev, with ...
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Alt-Tab when LibreOffice is open causes OS to crash

I've been trying elementary OS, and is in fact the best Linux distribution. The only problem that I can report, and I haven't seen anyone complaining about it, is that LibreOffice Word is crashing ...
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Touchegg gestures don't work on an external touchpad

I'm trying to make custom trackpad gestures using Touchegg and Touchegg-GCE. I created a shortcut so that when I drag 4 fingers up, the key combination Super+Space is pressed. But when I drag 4 ...
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Grub problem - elementary OS installed alongside Windows 8.1 - unable to boot linux

this is a log from boot-repair: http://paste2.org/GcL2vLU6 I've installed elementary OS on /sdb. /sda is a SSD with Win 8.1 on it. Didn't have spare space on /sda so I've put boot info on /sdb. ...
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Advice on running Freya on Chrome book - not booting from hard disc

The story so far... Have an Acer Chromebook 15, entered Dev Mode and have been playing with booting Elementary from a memory stick - decided to install on the hard disc. Downloaded the latest .iso (...
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VNC black or frozen screen problems

I'm on the latest version of elementary OS with dual monitors using the Nvidia binary drivers (340.96). When I try to VNC in over VPN all I get is a black screen with a cursor. I can move around the ...
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Is Files supporting cbr thumbnails?

I'm wondering whether pantheon-files supporting cbr/cbz thumbnails, since I don't see this is in the default settings, use special tweaks maybe? The thing is no comic books format thumbnails support ...
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How can I override bad EDID with a xorg.conf?

So I am using the default opensource Radeon driver, and pretty much every desktop environment (unity, mate, xfce, etc.) is being supplied a bad EDID from my Samsung LN52B750 television. Specifically ...
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elementary OS doesn't detect my partitions

READ THIS FIRST : Elementary OS Setup doesn't detect my partitions I am author of this, don't mark as duplicate, because i didn't registered there, and deleted all cookies so i was must to question ...
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missing elementary “e” logo on startup and shut down display

After upgrading a fresh installed elementary OS freya 0.3.1 64bit with apt-get dist-upgrade on start up (booting the computer) and shut-down instead of the "e" logo appears a fast running list of ...
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elementary programs crash when opening context menus

After trying out kde (kubuntu-desktop) on my elementary OS Frey installation, I uninstalled KDE again and went back to pantheon. Now, whenever I open a context menu in one of the elementary apps, the ...
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Glitch after resuming after hibernate

Whenever my laptop goes into hibernate after inactivity it goes back to the login screen which is okay but whenever I log back in, the display starts misbehaving. When I say misbehaving, it bounces ...
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elementary OS Freya: Complete freeze including ctrl+f1/f2/f3/f4 etc

Fresh install of elementary OS, if using mouse keyboard to interact no issues. But when I move away from computer so, no interaction is happening, freya freezes and freezes in the sense that it doesn'...
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Can't access internet but can ping

I have just installed Elementary OS on my laptop, and everything including the WiFi is working. I can do ping google.com and it also works (shows correct IP). However, when I try to actually go to ...
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How to fix huge mouser cursor after installing NVIDIA drivers?

After installing NVIDIA drivers mouse cursor is changing it's size depends on object under cursor. And it is huge (looks like about 3 times bigger than normal).
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Errors when compiling Dolphin emulator (libx)

I am trying to compile the Dolphin emulator by following this guide But during the make install step, I get these errors: make[2]: ** [Source/Core/InputCommon/CMakeFiles/inputcommon.dir/Src/...
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Rhythmbox keeps crashing on start

in my system, I can't open rhythmbox. It crash as soon as I start it! How can I fix this? I'm running the latest Freya. Terminal output : (rhythmbox:16154): Gtk-CRITICAL **: ...
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Freya choppy in VirtualBox

I am using latest VirtualBox to have elementary OS on my work PC for personal use. Work PC parameters: W7Pro, i7-4770k, 16GB RAM, 256 SSD, AMD FirePro V4900. I reserved 4 cores, 4GB RAM, 30GB SSD, ...
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Both Windows + L and Windows + R keys are not working

For some reason both my super keys aren't working. I tried going to system settings->keyboard->options but I don't see any options in Alt/Win key behavior that says Super in it. Just Meta and ...
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Can't start apps after long periods of leaving on

I'm new to Linux so go easy on me, this is my first time working with Linux, after giving up completely on Windows. The nearest experience I have with Unix is my Macs. I have a habit of leaving my ...
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acpi pcc probe failed

Your system is very beautiful! But I stalknulsya a problem after installing the driver on the GTX970 system is not loaded (started only after recovering of one line). [0.634731] acpi pcc probe ...
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Install on HP Spectre x360

Has anyone had success installing elementary OS Freya on the HP Spectre X360? Having issues with WiFi, sound, touchscreen, etc. Newbie to this, so need some help.
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How can I fix this graphical/rendering issue with the installer on my system?

When I boot into elementary OS all the windows are messed up like this. I tried re-downloading the OS and nothing changed.
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Mouse wheel button not shown in CP, and non-standard behaviour if Firefox

Hi there Freya does not work but using Linux Mint my mouse wheel is available in the CP. When using FF I press and hold, and expect it to scroll page up/down according to mouse movement when held down....
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RocketRaid 642L Drivers

I am having a bit of a hard time getting the drivers for my rocketraid 642L controller to work on here (shortly after fixing all the graphics card driver issues..) After installing the drivers and ...
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Resolution Issues & Non Responsive Computer After Logging In From Locked OS

Title says it all, my computer goes to sleep like normal, opens a crisp login screen. When I log in, pantheon goes to the lowest resolution. I have control of the cursor, but nothing responds to a ...
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Elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 downloading VLC

I've been trying to download the latest version of VLC which is 3.something (my elementary has vlc 2.1.6 rincewind). If I go to the Videolan download page or if I use Software Center they both revert ...
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Elementary OS freya - No updates are possible!

Can't download updates. In one answer you state that I have to change something in etc...... How do I get there? I am new to Linux, but I had some experience on Puppy Linux. Is my software a beta? I ...
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elementary os keep filling its dirve automatically … any permanent solution to fix it?

This is a known problem: /boot will run out of space after some time, due to obsolete kernel images. It will only become evident when /boot is on a separate filesystem, as it is the case for encrypted ...
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DBus Signal for Session Lock/Unlock?

I'm currently on elementary OS Freya (Ubuntu 16.04 base). I'd like to run a script when the session is locked and when it is unlocked. I have asked a similar question here for Ubuntu: https://unix....
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Chrome browser freezes after uploading/downloading files

This problem happens consistently. If I try to download a document from a web page, it does the download but, the browser freezes and I have to restart it. Same thing happens when I upload a picture. ...