Questions tagged [release-hera]

Questions specific to elementary OS 5.1, code name "Hera".

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eOS recovery without utilities

Simply, two problems; my eOS laptop won't boot and I lack access to other computers to set up or use utilities. My goal is to create a bootable USB or recovery flash that I can use to transfer files ...
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Macbook dual boot how to upgrade install 5 to 6

I have a Macbook where I have a dual boot setup with elementary OS 5 Hera and macOS. The original installation was from scratch with a new SSD where I partitioned and installed both successfully. I ...
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Is there an 'Elementary for Dummies'?

I'm moving from 30 years of MacOS to Elementary. I have almost zero knowledge of the command line. Is there a 'baby steps' guide to upgrading from Elementary 5.x to 6.x
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Why is AppCentre uncurated install not visible in Applications menu or command line?

I installed Wine using AppCentre. This simple first step spawned a dozen questions, so I hope if I stop and ask one discrete question at a time it will be key to my understanding. I thought I'd try ...
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Wingpanel disappearing-High Disk Usage

I am currently running Elementary 5.1.7 (old installation.I have been trying to find a solution for wingpanel that has been missing,and utilizing(80%)of my SSD.I have been running the system for like ...
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Window opens outside of workspaces

I use ElementaryOS 5.1. I first noticed the problem with Liferea, then with Libreoffice. Other applications (like Firefox and Thunderbird and the terminal) work fine. The problem is: When I open the ...
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Wingpanel terminates when selecting a indicator and moving mouse to edge

“wingpanel” terminated by signal SIGSEGV (Address boundary error) (in fish shell)
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!!! NEED TO display my device's total network usage in the status bar?

NEED TO display my device's total network usage in the status bar
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Login and lock screen doesn't work on Freya

I just updated my system (now elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera), and both the login and lock screen do not work properly. I have three users on this machine but this is what I get when I login or come back ...
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Problem starting Android Studio on Elementary Hera

I've gone through the steps of installing jdk, jre, etc. on Elementary OS Hera, based on Ubuntu 18.04. I downloaded Android Studio, extracted, gave the correct permissions, etc. but when running it I ...
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Elementary OS blackscreens on laptop when booted while on battery power/unplugged

Laptop model is HP Pavilion Laptop 15-cw1xxx I am running elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera x86_64 If you folks need any more info ill be more than happy to provide Thanks in advance
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install elementary 6 odin not working rebot and get blank screen

Follow all step to install elementary 6 odin and restart and i get blank screen. I have elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera
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Starting firefox kills the UI (sometimes)

Sometimes (notably when my laptop is not connected to a power source, but sometimes when it is), when I start FireFox the whole UI dies. I'm using elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera HP pavilion laptop DKMS ...
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pc can't discover my wireless earbuds

I went to Bluetooth in the Settings menu and am unable to get my pc to discover my earbuds (link), even though they are on. Ultimately I would like to use them on Discord and have Hera 5.1.7 now. ...
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Packages being kept back when trying an update

I just attempted a package update through AppCenter, but didn't actually worked. Since I couldn't find out what was wrong, I tried updating through terminal. Now, after apt update and updating most of ...
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Wifi no longer available in Hera OS 5.1.7

I'm running Hera 5.1.7 on a Lenovo Thinkpad. This morning when I turned on my computer the Wifi Settings were gone completely. I've tried restarting the computer and the wifi settings are still ...
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zenbook ux425e problem with drivers

i worked on elementary os hera for a year on old asus laptop- and now i`ve got a new laptop zenbook ux425e. i downloaded a latest version, installed and updated elementary os (from app panel and from ...
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External HD, this folder does not belong to you

I have 5.1 Hera on my laptop (Lenovo) and 5.1.5 on my desktop. I bought an external HD (Intenso). On my desktop I have access to it, but not on my laptop. My laptop says "this folder does not ...
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Built A Custom ElementaryOS Image using CUBIC

We built a custom elementaryOS image using CUBIC (Custom Ubuntu ISO Creator). With respect to the elementaryOS devs, how should I proceed to ensure we are not violating elementaryOS terms and more ...
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Why don't I have "permission" to delete files off my USB bootable drive?

I'm the only admin/user on my laptop, so I don't know why this is an issue. I right-clicked on the files, and under "permissions" it shows that I'm the owner and there are options that can ...
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ElementaryOS as a fileserver on an ad domain

Sorry guys but I need a bit of help. I really want to get OFF windows and I have been trying hard, but I am having a lot of issues. I have replaced Windows 10 with elementaryos on some of my laptops ...
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How to confirm Bluetooth is actually available?

Does the following report indicate I should have functioning Bluetooth, or does it only indicate the software bits are in play? I haven't found a mechanism that tells me how to confirm my Bluetooth ...
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Wingpanel taking a very long time to load in Hera 5.1.7

It takes about 10-15 minutes to load and show on desktop. I did all workarounds that I found, but nothing is change. I am thiking in 2 options: 1 - Remove Elementary and install another Linux, or; 2 - ...
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Hera 5.1 Stable installer boots to corrupted graphics on AMD 550RX 4GB

While attempting to boot the elementaryos-5.1-stable.20200814.iso installer with an AMD Radeon 550RX with 4GB RAM I'm seeing corrupted graphics and not sure how to proceed: For what it's worth, I ran ...
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Terminal is not accepting my user password in Elementary os

elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Terminal is not accepting my user password in Elementary os. Very strange because I have not changed my user password and it also works when I log in. Have had many installs ...
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How do I correct DNS not found errors?

I recently started having trouble clearing cached Internet pages when I uploaded a new version to my web host. The support techs advised me to use systemd-resolved --flush-cache, which I'd never had ...
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Elementary won't shut down with custom keyboard shortcut

The custom keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Alt+k. After using this shortcut, it takes 30-60 seconds for everything to shutdown. Lately when I do this, the screen will just show the elementary logo on a ...
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No internet when NOT on VPN

I'm a linux newbie and I've just installed elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera on dual boot with Win10. After the install everything was running good, I installed the protonvpn-cli v1.0.0.1 with no problem. ...
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Why is Dark Mode via Elementary Tweaks not working?

Dark mode is toggled on with the GUI (see picture) and I've also tried system-wide commands that should of also made everything switched to dark mode, but no luck so far.
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How to Enable Wifi after installing OS 5.1

I installed Elementary OS 5.1 on my HP 245 G7 Commercial Laptop (ATHLON-3050U Laptop but the wifi is disabled , i cant switch it on . USB Teethering woks .. what to do ? how to install drivers for ...
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Input (keyboard/mouse/touch pad) doesn't work while on integrated graphics

I have integrated intel and discrete nvidia graphics. After an update my input stopped working while I'm using intel as soon as I log into desktop environment. Looks like updating nvidia drivers from ...
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Primary display fails

After installing NVidia graphics, I am facing a strange issue. I had my external display connected when the drivers installed. And now my Primary display is gone. When I disconnect the external ...
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Realtek RTS5129 Card Reader not working

I am using elementary OS on acer Swift 3 SF314-55g. It has a Realtek card reader in it, but when I insert an SD card into it nothing happens. Here is the output of lsusb: Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:...
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difficult to know whether files got synchronized or not in a cloud service

I am using pCloud and Dropbox for uploading my files. Both services are installed in my computer running elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. Whenever I add files in any of the service provider folder, there are ...
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How to upgrade Valac?

I am currently using elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera and I had an idea to improve elementary/files. So I cloned the repo and I was trying to build it using the provided instructions in the README.md However,...
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Can't connect to encrypted wireless networks via gui

When I try to connect to an encrypted wifi via the gui I get an error message that says "This wireless network could not be connected to." (see screenshot below). I'm not being asked for ...
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Can I add a folder icon to a custom folder?

The folders in 'Home' (e.g. Documents, Downloads, etc.) all have nice icons on their folders. I have a 'Google Drive' folder in my home area where I sync my files with Google Drive. I would like to ...
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Fixing Broken Powerline Symbols?

On my elementary OS 5.1.7 laptop, somehow the Powerline fonts are broken, whereas on my desktop, they are not. Here are pictures from my laptop of tmux and nvim: I have reinstalled the fonts-...
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Canon WIFI printer disabled

I recently upgraded my EOS computer by installing EOS Hera 5.1. I did a normal install on the root directory "/" but kept everything else (other partitions like /home, /opt etc). I have a ...
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Requesting a patch for Evolution to access iCloud Mail

iCloud Mail can no longer be accessed via GNOME Evolution: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/evolution/-/issues/1468 This has been patched for Fedora: https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/mcrha/eds-...
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How to revive pantheon files? Hung, reinstalled, unresponsive

I would like to resurrect Pantheon Files. It has crapped out in some manner I can't easily understand of deal with, and I don't know how to proceed. Was dragging files between Files tabs when it hung. ...
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Hera dual monitor HDMI

I'm new to EOS. Installed Hera on Huawei Matebook 14 AMD Ryzen 4800h and everything is ok (wifi included). Second HP 27 inches display, connected to laptop via HDMI, is not detected. I' ve searched ...
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both 4.15 and 5.4 kernels at the same time

find /boot/v* gives me /boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-141-generic /boot/vmlinuz-5.4.0-70-generic /boot/vmlinuz-5.4.0-71-generic and the kernel in use is uname -r 5.4.0-71-generic I am wondering, why I'm still ...
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Flatpak manifest for new apps?

Is Flatpak manifest file still needed for new apps? I read about it here: https://docs.elementary.io/develop/writing-apps/our-first-app/packaging but I also checked some Elementry OS apps sources on ...
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elementary OS 5.1.7 HERA Bluetooth not working (Software trouble)

My Bluetooth used to work fine, and now it doesn't... Trouble is the following : Turning on BT from icon located on top of the screen --> ICON stays "off" after hiding the menu BT isn't ...
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Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera "Failed to set MoKListRT:

After installing the OS, removing the USB, and pressing Enter to reboot, it shows a black screen with the text: "Failed to set MoKListRT: Invalid Parameter Could not create MoKListRT: -Invalid ...
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Problem booting elementary OS from live USB stick

I prepared my Live USB-Stick with different software. I created a bootable device with rufus on windows, dd on linux and unetbootin on linux. I also used different USB sticks, but the following ...
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What might cause Files to abort or fail a big copy?

Context; saving Mac backups using another PC with eOS boot SSD to store duplicates. Repeatable failure using Files to copy music archive, about 15K item count and 125GB total. The source is iTunes ...
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5.1.7 Hera - awful battery performance

Hi I just installed elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera, and my battery lasts 10min. My laptop: Dual-Core Intel® Core™ i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz Intel Corporation HD Graphics 620 (rev 02) NVIDIA Corporation GP108M [...
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How do I execute a clean reinstall or factory reset of elementary OS?

I dual-booted my Windows laptop to elementary OS a while ago and made a mess of things with settings and software. I want to start over with a clean install. I do not have any files or data I need to ...
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