Questions tagged [release-freya]

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 Freya has been superseded by Loki.

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Freya applications menu doesn't respond ("System program problem detected")

I installed the latest version of elementary OS from the site. I loved it but am having lots of trouble! Lots of crashes, hanging, and sometimes Applications menu (in the top left) doesn't respond. ...
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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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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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How to fix tiny title bar icons in certain 3rd party apps on hiDPI devices [closed]

I'm using elementary OS on my Retina MacBook Pro 10,1 again. Certain 3rd party apps (including Firefox, and also gedit as root) have rather tiny control buttons (close, minimize, maximize) in the ...
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Installing Freya on Surface Pro 2 [duplicate]

Today I tried to install elementary OS Freya 0.3.2. When I installed it, all elements of interface were too big, but I installed it with TAB+ENTER. After rebooting, the type cover keyboard and Wi-Fi ...
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How to show the support status of packages in freya?

I've recently read this article (http://www.heise.de/open/meldung/Ubuntu-LTS-Lauter-Sicherheitsluecken-trotz-Langzeitpflege-3181830.html - sorry, it's in German) about Canonical's LTS policies and how ...
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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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Freya Wingpanel taking a long time to load after update

After a system update the indicators and the clock (wing panel) is taking a long time to appear, has anyone experienced something similar? Or know how to fix it? Thank you
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can't login in the login screen [duplicate]

I use elementary freya. 3.16.0-77-generic 14.04.1 ubuntu. when I installed my laptop, i used the coded home folder. so now I have the following problem; I can't login in the GUI. My laptop was ...
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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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No sound when plugging in headphones

I have a problem which really bugs me. My laptop speakers work perfectly, but whenever I plug in my headphones, there's just no sound. Nothing is muted, my settings are good, so I really don't know ...
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Is the dark theme officially supported?

Due to some UI issues with the normal theme (see this question) I switched to the dark theme by setting gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=1 in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini. In general this works ...
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Overscan on 42" NEC

I just installed elementary Freya 0.3.2 on a Dell Optiplex 755, hooked up to a Overscan on 42" NEC monitor (TV). My DVI graphics card is an ATI Radeon 102-A771B. My problem is overscan. I tried ...
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Install packages on elementary OS with downgrade

I've been grappling with installing some Ubuntu packages with apt-get so I thought I'd post an example for anyone else struggling with Elementary OS. Here libssl or openssl won't install and these are ...
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Change lock screen shortcut?

How do I change the logout shortcut? Currently it is set to CMD + L. I cannot find such setting in Settings->Keyboard->Shortcuts. It is terribly inconvenient for me as I switch frequently from OSX ...
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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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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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Freya vs Luna performance requirement

I have a netbook with small performance (AMD C-70 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics x 2) with 1.7 GiB of memory. Elementary Luna is already quite slow. If I update to Freya, shall I expect lower or ...
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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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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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Wifi connectivity issue during the installation of Freya

I wanted prove this linux distro (I heard good things about it), but I'm having this problem with the wifi connection: it simply doesn't work, both during installation and after i have installed the ...
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Dell Precision M3800 drivers

Dell provides a driver manager for installing its drivers on the Dell M3800 running Ubuntu. It's called the Dell Driver Installer and is available through the Ubuntu software centre. Since Freya is ...
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Network-Adapter doesn't get used by system

I recently reinstalled Elementary OS (Freya 0.3.2) on my Laptop, but how ever the Networking seems not to work properly. I've got a "Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter" which gets ...
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Display size issue in elemantary os

When I login in my elementary OS system my display size is set too large. My graphics are Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family.
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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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elementary OS freya wireless constantly disconnects

hi i'm having a wifi issue, i have win7 and ElementaryOs (ubuntu 14.04) on my toshiba satellite c55-c5206s with a broadcom BCM943142Y and the wifi randomly disconnects, it doesnt happen while im in ...
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Left and right click on panel icons shows the same context-menu that works only if clicked with the same mouse button that triggered the menu

Unlike in panels that look similar from other desktops (Ubuntu Unity, Cinnamon, etc), left and right clicking the panel icons shows the same menu options. This is true for 'systray' icons of all ...
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No password change with encrypted home folder [duplicate]

I have a freya 0.3.2 / Win 10 dual boot system with an encrypted home folder on a separate partition. Recently I changed my user password in the system settings. As a result, I could not log into the ...
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WiFi connection dropping

I have just installed Freya. On the fresh boot it always finds my WiFi and connects to it. But, after some time it drops. Then, it never connects to the connection again until restarting the laptop. I ...
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Screen shake issue with Dell Inspiron 11

Just bought a new Dell Inspiron 3162 11 inch (http://www.dell.com/au/p/inspiron-11-3162-laptop/pd?ref=PD_OC), and tried to install my first linux distro. I got this weird screen shaking (https://www....
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How to install driver for graphic adapter

I have fresh install of 32-bit ElemetaryOS Freya on iMac 5.1 late 2006 with ati radeon mobility x1600 graphic adapter inside. Can anyone, please, tell how to install driver for this graphic adapter? ...
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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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CPU Overload when watching video

I don't know the exact reason, but whenever I'm watching a video (doesn't matter if it's Youtube or VLC), after some minutes (twenty or so), my CPU usage spikes to 100%. I've been trying to see what ...
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Show new opened apps icons in Plank to the left?

I have my most used apps pinned to the rightmost part of Plank. This is the more natural position for me, since I am right-handed and that's where my hand goes when I lower my mouse. When I open new ...
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"Open with" context menu option not remembering my selection and always showing Run no matter what

This has been annoying me a lot recently. Is there a way to disable the "Run" context menu for some specific mimetypes to make it always "Open with <insert default application here>?" For some ...
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Freya, Samsung Ativ 9, Display Resolution problems

I just installed Freya on my Samsung Ativ 9 series, and works fine. Though everything looks really small, when I tried to go to settings, displays and change the display resolution it only appears ...
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Vodafone Dongle Freya

As a Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS user on a Samsung ATIV-Ultrabook I wanted to try elementary OS Freya as a possible alternative as it already includes the necessary wireless drivers. When using my Vodafone ...
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What is the command behind the default shutdown menu in Freya?

I can access two different shutdown menus. One is the default one : The other is the one triggered by the command gnome-session-quit --power-off : When looking for a command that I could use with a ...
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Pulseaudio won't allow more than one application to play sound

I haven't changed anything audio management related since installing elementary OS 0.3.2, but I have to refresh Youtube videos (or pages they are embedded in) in Firefox to get them to play. This isn'...
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Graphic glitches when changing windows

With 0.3.2 Freya on a i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz, and a NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 740M] (rev a1) (an Asus laptop), my experience was allways having glicthes when I change windows. Sadly, I ...
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File selection with keyboard in file manager

elementary's file manager is selecting files like a rectangle. I have switched from windows to elementary OS. In Windows, with presing Shift and -> (Right) you can select line by line starting from ...
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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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How to share my customized elementary OS with my friends

After I installed elementary OS, I made some wonderful customization and my friend like it very much. How can I share my OS with my friends? I don't wish to do it for every friend manually all over ...
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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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touchegg inaction on desktop

I used this link to setup the OS X like gestures on my elementary OS 0.3.2 x64bits and it works quite well. Sadly there's a but... If I use gesture on an opened window it will work, for example I got ...
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Laptop Freezes When Upgrading Package

I've seen plenty of questions about this, I'm unsure whether it's a lack of processing power or something with Elementary OS. I am not sure what to look for in any logs. I'm dual booting Windows 10 ...
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Enable multi-monitor expose?

Expose acts really weird on multiple monitors on Freya. On Luna, it worked great, but on Freya, there seems to have been a regression leading to only one monitor doing the expose: Is there a way to ...
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Installation of freya alongside Mac OS using DVD stalls

I'm trying to load elementary Freya to run alongside my Mac OS on two of my laptop Mac computers. My two computers are : MacBook (13-inch Late 2007) - Intel Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2009) ...
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Unable to boot after install on i386 platform, missing grub, black screen

I'm having a hard time starting with elementary OS. After managing to install it from a USBKey (0.3.2 32bit version) on an old ACER AspireOne, erasing pre-existing system, I find myself unable to ...
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Notification system showing ugly Ok-Cancel alert [closed]

Suddenly nice top-right notifications stopped working for some apps (Slack and Music apps for example). An ugly and annoying traditional ok/cancel alert is being show instead. Any ideas? Edit: sudo ...

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