Questions tagged [release-freya]

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 Freya has been superseded by Loki.

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Touchpad not working on ASUS x550

i really like freya. but i have tried everything and it does not recognize the synaptic touchpad. Help, please?
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My WiFi won't list any available SSID

So after clean install of elementary OS freya and install some packages i got an issue with my WiFi connection. it says disconnected and nothing shows up but i have many available WiFi in my place. ...
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How can I Adjust UTC/Local Time Zone

Because Windows uses local time as their base, I need to set elementary OS to also run in local time or it screws up my Windows 10 time setting and updates. How can I get elementary OS to run on local ...
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Gloobus-preview not working in Freya 0.3.1?

I found Gloobus-preview and thought it's kinda cool. Is there any way to get this to work in Files? Tried using the configurator and change the previewer path to use Gloobus but it's not working on ...
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Packaging system broken: Error with libqtcore4 package when installing krita (Freya)

I tried to install Krita via terminal sudo apt-get install krita and got an error message. Many packages depend on libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.8.0) which is not going to be installed. I am using ...
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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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Is Loki faster and slimmer than Freya? [closed]

my question may seem a bit plain, but to those who have tested the loki beta already: What is your impression? Is is faster and slimer than freya? I installed freya a few months ago on my laptop ...
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Freya - suspend not working (As computer would freeze)

When I press suspend from menu. I only get black screen but I can hear disk running. *note: I've chosen encryption during installation - the whole disk as home * I've then install pm-utils and when I ...
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Is it possible to install AMD GPU-PRO on Freya?

I'm quite happy with my elementary installation, it even provides for some casual gaming fun. I just noticed that the next big driver thing on AMD's side is AMDGPU PRO In theory this enables the GPU ...
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Pantheon files does not open in Freya

I put bellow the output when I run the command pantheon-files on shell. Does anybody have any idea about this problem? bnascimento@Vostro-3450:~$ pantheon-files [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 14:58:17.276886] ...
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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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Should I upgrade the Hardware Enablement Stack? How should I do it? [duplicate]

New important security and hardware support update WARNING: Security updates for your current Hardware Enablement Stack ended on 2016-08-04: *http://wiki.ubuntu.com/1404_HWE_EOL I've read that ...
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Fan control of my Samsung Chronos 7

I have recently switched from Windows 8.1 to Elementary OS on my Samsung Chronos NP700Z5A. I have followed all the instructions that I found and the OS works quite well. I have installed the Samsung ...
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Installing in UEFI mode

I'm having difficulties installing elementary OS Freya in UEFI mode. My BIOS supports both legacy and UEFI. With other Ubuntu distros my boot menu gives me the option to boot the live CD or usb using ...
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Crazy slow ssd speeds with a Samsung 850 evo

I just ran $ dd if=/dev/zero of=./largefile bs=1M count=1024 and got "1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 10.2641 s, 105 MB/s" read speeds are only 20 MB/s faster. I ran the dsmeg grep thing and my ...
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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 ...
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How to reset elementary OS settings to default without reinstalling?

I am using elementary OS Freya. How to reset elementary OS settings to default without reinstalling, and without using Timeshift? There is no option like Restore Default Settings under about:
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File manager doesn't remember the previous view

This behavior is bit annoying in pantheon files manager. I'm not sure this is really a bug or default behavior. When I go to the next hierarchy by clicking an icon, pressing "back" button takes me to ...
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Is there anyway assign custom keyboard shorcut for noise music player?

I want to assign some custom keyboard shortcut for noise music player. When it running background , using keyboard want to paly/pause or change music. Is there anyway assign those custom keyboard ...
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Identify the WiFi

I install elementary os on Lenovo Ideapad Y700. the laptop run before with win 10 and every thing work fine. after installing elementary os the system doesn't identify the WiFi but its let me to ...
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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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How to clone elementary OS to new SSD

How can I clone my current elementary OS installation to a new SSD (or HDD) while keeping all my data and programs. I have done a lot of tweaking and I do not want to have to redo it.Also is there ...
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I can not download Freya

I gained Elementary OS and I can not download it, please help. Try to download from Midori and OS is 0.2.1 Elementary Luna.
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VMware tools failing elementary OS freya to boot up after a kernel update

After updating and restarting elementary OS Freya hangs on the logo screen. I figured out that the problem cause VMware tools. I assume that this guide should help fix it: https://kb.vmware.com/...
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Why is the "Templates" directory still not working in Freya's Pantheon files?

I was wondering, why the files dropped under ~/Templates do not appear in the "New" context menu of Pantheon files. While investigating this, I came across the following bug report: https://bugs....
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Can the Loki version of Epiphany browser be installed in Freya?

I find the default Loki browser Epiphany to be an excellent choice in many respects, and surely not just by comparison to Midori; it is light (given RAM is cheap), fast and stable, and I can see it as ...
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How can you install elementary OS without installing the bootloader?

I want to install eOS but i already have an Arch install with grub2. Can i skip eOS's grub installation and use my existing one?
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Can't install Freya on SSD NVMe + Nvidia Optimus

I just get a new laptop and I can't manage to install Elementary Freya on it. Live CD doesn't launch, same for the install process, all I get is some Kernel lines and the process stopped.Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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How to enable Pantheon's single-click behavior for the file chooser dialogs?

I know that there a plenty of questions here on how to disable the single-click behaviour of the Pantheon file manager. But, in fact, I really like it, and I'm rather confused by the fact, that this ...
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Pantheon-greeter login screen has incorrect resolution on external monitor

Laptop: Lenovo T530 External VGA monitor: LG Flatron E2051 The LG monitor is set as primary. The login screen shows on both the laptop monitor and the external monitor. The resolution of the laptop ...
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'Debian Software' tab in Software & Updates [closed]

This is something very weird. I am running Elementary OS 0.32 Freya 64-bit (build on Ubuntu 14.04) for a few months now and as such, it comes with Ubuntu's Software Center and Software & Updates ...
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Cannot change keyboard layout with keyboard shortcut

I have a problem with switching elementaryOS Freya layout. Shortcut is default (Alt+Space), but when you press it - it opens menu window instead of changing layout. I though a good solution would be ...
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Geary mail is not logging in my Gmail account

When I am trying to sign in my Gmail with existing Geary mail in Freya. It's failed to login. And I don't know the problem. But the username and password both are right.
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Keep getting random errors with elementary OS installer on laptop

I've been trying for a long time to get elementary OS freya 0.3.2 running on my HP Compaq NC2400 laptop (1.2ghz core duo, 2gb of ram), yet the installer keeps crashing and crashing. Sometimes I get an ...
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GTK theme inspector for Desktop Enviroment elements [duplicate]

Ever used firebug or google chrome inspector? Is there any similar way to inspect elements in the desktop environment to get their "element name" or "class" or "id"? Actually I've installed the os x ...
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Couldn't open OS terminal!

At first, I installed fish shell and used it for some time. but just now I wanted to uninstall fish shell , then I run sudo apt-get purge fish and logged out. However, when I logined again. I opened ...
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Boot black screen after last update

After installing latest updates (I think nvidia drivers were updated as well) I can't boot anymore. I get a black screen no matter what I try: adding nomodeset to boot options, choosing recovery mode ...
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Unable to run executable files

I downloaded Foxit Reader (a PDF reader) and Popcorn time. To install them, running an executable file is needed, but even if I give them the permission to be executed by everyone (Not just the root ...
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Use Touchscreen in freya [closed]

Can laptop touchscreen be used? The main reason i installed elementary to try linux is that i read touchscreen could be activated on ubuntu. I also read a question for old elementary os about this ...
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Problem with Wingpanel in External Monitor setup [closed]

I currently have an external monitor connected to my laptop via VGA. I am using Freya. My external monitor is configured to be the primary display and my laptop screen is switched off. Plank works ...
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Calendar duplicates repeating events [closed]

If I create a recurring event in the calendar, it automatically makes a copy of it to the next day. It should be only on Monday and Wednesday
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Can't open a new tab or new file on scratch

I can't open a new tab or new file in Scratch. Nothing happens when I click on the + icon and the following image occurs when I close all documents and select "New File". Running scratch from the ...
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Opentype fonts don't work on 0.3.2 Freya

I want to install some opentype .otf fonts, that worked perfectly on my former ubuntu os. I copied them to /usr/share/fonts/opentype/ like described in previous questions, which seems to work – ...
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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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How to set up Pulse Audio to stream to Airport Express and to fix stuttering stream?

I have an older Apple Airport Express device and would like to stream my music to it using Banshee. I've followed these instructions: https://blogs.gnome.org/danni/2009/10/22/streaming-to-airtunes-...
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How to use maya calendar as to-do application

I am using freya. How to use and configure maya calendar as to-do application.
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Freya cannot shutdown. init: wait for state plymouth shutdownlightdm killed by TERM signal

I have installed elementary OS freya and I am experiencing shutdown problem. I cannot shutdown or restart my computer, to do so I have to press power button.I tried: shutdown -h now shutdown -P now ...
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Slack native application only shows an icon in plank but no window

I have tried and tried installing/removing Slack native App. It installs correctly but when I start it, I only see the icon on the Plank dock but no window. I know about ScudCloud (stopped due to ...
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Old Desktop will not boot Freya 0.3.2 i386 CD

great problem with very old desktop. System is an old AMD Athlon XP 1900+ on a ASUS A7V600-X MoBo with NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti200. System support CD-Boot only! No USB-Stick or HD work as boot device. ...
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elementary OS hangs at boot at 'Restoring resolver state…'

I'm running elementary Freya 64 bit and using the Nvidia binary driver v340.76. Yesterday some upgrades were installed, including apparently the kernel version 3.16.0-46-generic. Today I rebooted ...

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