Questions tagged [release-freya]

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 Freya has been superseded by Loki.

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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 ...
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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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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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elementary OS attach separate partition '/home' from previous install

Had a while ago moved from Xubuntu 16.04 to elementary OS. On Xubuntu, I had a separate '/home' partition, with a lot of stuff. When I clean installed elementary OS, it didn't erase the '/home' ...
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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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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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Problem installing elementary os freya

I am a total newbie to Linux as I've never used Linux before. But however I wanted to dual boot windows 10 with elementary is 0.3.2 Freya. What I did was create a bootable USB with Rufus and when I ...
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Can't build package from developer getting started doc

I'm following the developer getting started document, and have worked my way here: http://elementary.io/docs/code/getting-started#launchpad-recipes I'm able to build the hello-packaging application ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Remove Desktop Overlay in elementary OS Freya

I recently installed a program called nemo which is a file manager meant to replace the default GNOME files manager. I installed it using the tutorial and it said that if I wanted to remove the ...
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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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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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'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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Wiki post for Japanese and Chinese input [duplicate]

I find myself referring back to this reddit page to configure Japanese input on fresh elementary OS installations but it's closed and cannot be edited to include other language inputs: https://www....
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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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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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How to fix elementaryOS touchpad problem

I am running elementary OS freya which is based on Ubuntu 14.04, I have a lenovo U41-70 laptop. My horizontal mouse movement is fine but to bring the mouse from top of the screen to the bottom (...
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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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How to install genie effect of Mac OS in my elementary OS?

I want to customize my elementary OS with Genie effect(an animation effect in Mac OS), and its equivalent in Linux is called Magic Lamp. I have searched for many times about this question in Google, ...
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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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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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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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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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How to replace wingpanel's "Applications" text with a icon in Freya

I was previously wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from 'Applications' to the official Elementary OS logo. I found a solution to this question posted on ...
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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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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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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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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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Direct update from Freya to Loki?

The last time, when elementary Freya was released, we had to do a clean install from Luna. Will there be any option to directly upgrade to loki from Freya once Loki stable is released? I have spent ...
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Should I download the Loki Beta or Freya Stable?

I wanted to try the elementary os and thought there was only luna and freya, But i knew that the loki will be released in the future, I want to use the latest release always without needing to install ...
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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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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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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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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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elementary OS: Wingpanel and plank load very slowly at boot [duplicate]

My hardware specifications include a 256 GB HDD SSD and 8 GB of RAM. Recently, eOS has started taking around 30 seconds to load wingpanel and plank after login screen. I referred to this question ...
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Upgrading Distro from Luna to Freya

I used the following commands to try and upgrade to Freya. "sudo apt-get update" - no problem "sudo apt-get upgrade" - no problem "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" - what? nothing available ? From such a ...
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Lots of microphone interferance on Freya

Microphone has a lot of interference which it doesn't have on the windows boot. This happens on a few different sound input applications, so it's not the fault of a single program either. The ...
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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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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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How to delete file that cannot be deleted on a NTFS partition

I have 2 files on my NTFS partition. One of them is 666 bytes and the other is 0 bytes. When trying to delete them it says that it does not exist I have tried the rm command from the terminal and it ...
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How to install Tor browser on elementary OS

I tried installing Tor from the software center and it does not open when I click it and hangs when I run it from the terminal. I also tried download the 64-bit ZIP , extracting and running it but it ...
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Is it safe to remove all these packages?

The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: fonts-horai-umefont git git-man glib-networking:i386 gnome-exe-thumbnailer gnome-session-canberra i965-va-driver:...

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