Questions tagged [release-freya]

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 Freya has been superseded by Loki.

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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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Low disk space on file system

Low disk space on file system message on: Elementary: elementary OS Freya (64-bit) Built on "Ubuntu 14.04 LTS" File manager: Files 0.2.4 I want to create more disk space and running the command df-h ...
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update OS Freya 0.3.1 to Elementary OS 0.4.1 [duplicate]

On the laptop of my parents OS Freya 0.3.1 is established. I live in other city, but I can be connected to them through AnyDesk therefore I have downloaded him Elementary OS 0.4.1. Tell please how to ...
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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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How to install Brave browser on elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya

Greetings ladies and gentlemen of this ElementaryOS forum. I'll do my best to keep this brief and I apologize if this been asked already. Believe me, if the company (Lotus) didn't go out of ...
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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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Low disk space in root file system error

I have allocated a huge amount of space on my hard disk for elementary OS, as can be seen in GParted image. However, I get the message of "insufficient space" for the file system. (low disk space ...
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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. ...
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detailed customization of a plank

I am aware of plank --preferences, plank tweeks (with different themes, but I love original one) and the settings file within a .config/ directory. However I would like to change shadow intensity/...
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Unable to boot Elementary OS on Mac Mini- Freya 32 Bit

So, I've been trying to install Elementary OS Freya for a while now and realised I needed the 32 Bit version because Mac Minis have a 32 bit limitation for kernels. But when I tried the USB method, ...
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Infinite loop on login screen [duplicate]

Title says it all. I installed some updates yesterday (hadn't updated in around ~6 months) to my Freya (don't laugh) system. Today, whenever I enter my password and press enter, a black screen flashes,...
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how do I fix python version for freya?

I managed to screw up my python by upgrading 2.7.6 to 2.7.13; now the system has 2.7.13; I managed to find out that I can add a file called allow_downgrade under etc/apt/preferences_d/ to downgrade to ...
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Black screen after log out

After installing Loki I updated all from the app center. It took long time and log out automatically. When ever I logged on black screen appears. Restarted but nothing change the black screen. I am ...
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Dual boot elementary OS and Vector Linux

and thanks in advance for any assistance you may be able to provide in this matter. Win8 crashed and I was unable to recover/restore it. So I opted to upgrade to a better OS. I have some previous ...
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Error in lollypop music player

Update : New error. Check below. I followed the default installation steps as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnumdk/lollypop sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install lollypop But then got the ...
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How to add Google Calendar in the Calendar app with two-step authentication?

Is there a way to do the above without removing the two-step authentication ?
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Audience video player last played video

Is there a way to make audience video player not remember the last-played video. Specifically, how to make the current-video attribute of audience set to a constant blank so it doesn't remember the ...
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Hardware Enablement Stake update make mouuse invisble on Freya

I have reverted back to Freya with a fresh install due to kernel/display incompatibility with Loki on my machine. Now, on Freya, when I updated in response to a warning regarding Hardware Enablement ...
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How can I install the latest Pantheon-files(0.3.xx) from (0.2.4) in Freya? [duplicate]

I read somewhere that it resolves the forward, backward problem. Is there a way without breaking the system?
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freya can't install anything by apt-get install

E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages this happens with all packages that have dependencies. My system is blocked. I can't install anything. Doesn't matter which package. sudo ...
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CTRL + SPACE not working on 0.4 Loki

I just installed 0.4 Loki and I notice that CTRL + SPACE doesn't bring up the Applications menu like it did in 0.3.2 Freya. Is this a bug or am I missing something?
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Need help with changing the wingpanel icon of MegaSync Linux client

I love the app, it gives me 50GB free space, but the icon sucks. I have paper icons installed. And I want to change it to something that goes along with it. Can I manually change the icon to something ...
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Revert back to Freya [duplicate]

Total newby and definitely not a pc expert with a dreadfully slow Lenovo looked for a way to still use an ageing laptop. Found Elementary, struggled through the setup procedure as it was all new to me,...
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f.lux stops working sometimes when a (native) notification arrives [closed]

I have installed f.lux on my computer. Sometimes suddenly it stops working and the screen turns into the original color, so I have to kill the process and restart it, and then it works again. Any way ...
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Does Franz (multi messenger) work on elementary freya?

As the title says, does Franz work on elementary os freya? If so, how to install it?
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Elementary OS freezes during use

When i'm using normally the system then the system freezes in screen that i'm using, by example : a browser open , or whatever application open.. Then I need restart the computer to use then again, ...
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How do I fix this error when trying to install packages?

I can't install packages because of an unknown error. $ sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install gimp Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Error SQUASHFS?

i'm having problems installing elementary os freya 32 bits, i have a really older laptop from a little cousin and want to install elementary, i'm using rufus to create the bootable usb and install it, ...
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Where can I download older versions of elementary OS?

It looks like the team killed the old release downloads on SourceForge and their website. Where can I find copies of older versions of this libre, open source software?
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How do the system requirements compare between elementary OS releases?

I don't see a record on the website of the differences in minimum/recommended system requirements between elementary OS releases (Luna 0.2, Freya 0.3, and Loki 0.4). Are they the same between releases?...
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How do I move my swap file to another disk?

When I installed doth HDDs were recognised but elementary only gave the option to put things on one. I chose my SSD. It insisted on putting the swap file there too. Can I get access to the other drive ...
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Disable tap-to-click on login screen

How can I disable tap-to-click in the greeter/login screen of elementaryOS? I know that I can disable tap-to-click on a desktop of a user in the settings dialogue of mouse and touchpad. In the ...
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From where do I get elementary Freya?

I know Loki is out there and I already have installed that on my laptop. But, for sake of old PCs performance I want to keep last version of Freya. How could I get the magnet link? Please do share ...
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What is the recommended way to upgrade elementary OS 0.3 Freya to 0.4 Loki?

How can I upgrade from elementary OS Freya to Loki without losing my data, you may ask?
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Can I install elementary OS on my dell xps 13 9350 now?

I'm new to Linux. I want to dual boot elementary OS and windows 10 on my dell xps 13 which has QHD+ resolution and skylake processor. Is it ok?
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Can't play sound in WPS Office Presentation (Freya)

Making a presentation with WPS Office on Freya. When I add background music of sound, they will not play. The mp3s play fine in noise. Any suggestions?
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“unable to install grub in /dev/sda. This is a fatal error.”

I have been trying to install Elementary OS 0.3.2 alongside my Windows 10 install. I have my windows 10 on my 120gb ssd and I am trying to install Elementary OS on another 250gb HDD. First I copied ...
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Issues installing Nuvola from Terminal or Package-Manager

I'm trying desperately to install Nuvola Player 3 (package: nuvolaplayer3). When trying to install from terminal I get: E: Failed to fetch https://tiliado.eu/nuvolaplayer/repository/deb/pool/devel/n/...
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Change Pantheon-Files Connect to server SSH port number

In Freya, I often mount server file systems through the "Connect To A Server" dialog. I almost always use SSH for this, which has the default port number of 22 of course. I do not use standard ports, ...
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Missing Cursor after standby [duplicate]

I am having an issue where since doing some recent updates, not sure which, when I come back after a while and my laptop comes back from standby I can no longer see my cursor. It is still there and I ...
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Kernel “update” to 3.19.0.68.50 after upgrading to 4.4.0-34?

I recently installed the new hardware enablement stack including kernel 4.4.0-34. Today the update manager told me there was a kernel update available - to kernel version 3.19.0.68.50. I haven't "...
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can I use another another image burner besides etcher?

I'm currently on Mac OS 10.7.5, and I'm unable to use the latest Etcher release. Can I use another image burner or do you know if I can obtain an earlier release? I have not been able to find one ...
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Disk space fill up with kernel and firewall logs

What's wrong with the file system in elementary os Freya? Hi dudes, help me with this issue please. My disk fill up quickly after not much minutes in work with logs system, specifically with kern.log ...
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Will 0.3 Freya install on an Intel NUC?

I have the latest Intel NUC, a 6th gen Skylake model. Does elementary support this hardware?
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Recover broken system using live CD

After new important security and hardware support update, graphics are not working, it bootup until e logo but after that everything goes black but i can log in to the system using command line. Can ...
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Unable to boot elementary OS after new important security and hardware support update

I have installed above update and after that system cannot boot. it displayed the "e" logo and after that everything goes black again, does anyone know how to fix this? already tried recovery mode. ...
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New important security and hardware support update

Anyone getting this? Is there a way to get rid of it? New important security and hardware support update WARNING: Security updates for your current Hardware Enablement Stack ended on 2016-08-...
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Can't install new enablement stack (August 2016) because of unresolved dependencies

I run freya 0.3.2. Today I did a system update that updated the update manager. after reboot the update manager tells me my hardware enablement stack was supported until Aug 4 2016 only and that there ...