Questions tagged [release-hera]

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

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How to Calibrate Touch Screen

How can I calibrate a USB touch screen device? I have tried the app in the app store but it does not run. The touchscreen is 3m usb touchscreen - ex II and I am using the latest version of ...
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Elementary OS and Steam, Games not working

I have recently installed Steam and downloaded A Plague Tale:Innocence, and Red Dead Redemption 2. A Plague Tale:Innocence in particular because A) It is rated Platinum on protondb.com and B) It ...
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Install Elementary in mb pro 2011

Good night people, I have a macbook pro 2011, I5 and 4 GB of memory, in the future I intend to put an SSD and 8 GB of memory. Currently, he is with High Sierra, and I feel that he has some problems. I ...
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v4l2loopback on surface devices

I'm newbie with Elementary OS, and I really enjoying the speed and stability of the OS. The only thing that it's really annoying for me is the webcam and videoconferencing software with my Surface ...
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kern.log and syslog grow 40+ GB in few minutes

I've read most of the answers and nothing really seems to be related to case except force shut down and cleaning up kern.log and syslog files manually on next boot. Happened a few times already. I've ...
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AppCentre Updates Issue Hera [duplicate]

Since I installed Gimp 2.10.20 via Flatpack a few days ago, my AppCenter is constantly telling me I have updates, but when I open up the AppCenter and go to Installed, there are no updates showing (...
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Dropbox plug-in dont work. 5.1.5 Hera

What did i wrong? mohn@brake-old:~/Dropbox$ io.elementary.files ** Message: 09:11:14.490: Application.vala:50: Report any issues/bugs you might find to https://github.com/elementary/files/issues ** (...
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Need help to delete icons from Applications Menu

I had installed AWS Workspaces, a .msi file through wine. It was installed successfully but didn't run the way I had expected so I uninstalled it through wine uninstaller but the icon still appears on ...
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renaming a drive in the files app

How does one rename a drive using the files app in eOS? On windows it was a simple thing to do, but in Linux I cannot see how I do it. I named the disk when creating and mounting it, but under Files, ...
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How do I add icons on the desktop?

How do I add icons on the desktop, such as the Trash, Documents, and Home icons? I am using Elementary Hera 5.1.5.
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Bluetooth headset with microphone not recognising as an input device

I have a Bluetooth earphone with microphone. I have successfully connected it to my elementary OS. But it shows it only as an output device under the sound setting. It doesn't list under the input ...
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Root password option no longer appears on App Centre installs

Just recently when applying updates via AppCentre the option to enter the root password (or any passsword) no longer appears. I have no idea why but obviously I would like this protective feature back....
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Windows Tiling in Elementary OS 5.1

I have tried to implement a solution to accomplish at least 4 windows tiling, Elementary seems to do only vertical 2 sides windows tiling as detailed here. I tried and failed with the instructions ...
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re-install purchased apps?

I bought the app Eddy, but needed to re-install eOS, however when I go back to Eddy it is only allowing another purchase as an option. Can anyone advise how (to a noob with linux) I can restore this ...
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Hera won't shutdown

I installed elementary a couple of weeks ago, and I noticed that when I clicked on shutdown in the menu, the screen would turn black, the system wouldn't respond and I would have to press the power ...
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Dark theme not working in system settings

I installed elementary tweaks and enabled the dark mode toggle but the dark theme isn't applied to system settings app, although it works on other apps like files Using 5.1.5 Hera
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nextcloud in elementary file manager?

Folks; I'm using NextCloud client in elementary, all along with the NextCloud desktop sync app. I am sure I have seen a NextCloud icon in elementary file manager on the left side (just below Network) ...
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Default music player in system tray icon?

Folks; using current elementary, I stumbled across some rather weird behaviour related to the default music player. As "Music" doesn't work for some of my use cases, I tried other players (such as ...
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Elementary os 5.1 hera stuck at boot

So I cant reach the login screen. When i boot in the system the elementary os icon shows up, it glows for a while than it completely freezes. When i pressed escape before it froze it was going through ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad-5-15IIL05 there is no sound, the touchpad does not work, the brightness adjustment does not work through FN

I bought Lenovo IdeaPad-5-15IIL05, installed elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera: No sound (no sound output device). The touchpad does not work. The brightness adjustment through FN does not work. alsamixer ...
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I need a driver but i dont know where to get the one i need

Processor: Intel Atom x5-Z8350 CPU @ 1.44GHz Memory: 2GB of DDR3 Graphics: CPU Integrated Tablet Model Number: RCA W101SA23T1 I need the driver for the Intel SST Audio Device (WDM) and the Realtek ...
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Error in update time elementry os

Err:12 http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE-pgdg Release 404 Not Found [IP: "myip"] E: The repository 'http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt ...
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Need to fix apt repositories in 5.1.3

I just installed elementary OS 5.1.3 and when I click check for updates, it opens the appcenter which reports errors with the apt repositories: E: The repository 'http://packages.elementary.io/...
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Hera (5.1) - MacBook; Installation failed at grub install

I have a late 2006 MacBook (MacBook2,1). I downloaded Elementary OS (5.1, Hera) and plunked it on a USB stick. I tried in in "live mode" and all was good. I committed to installing eOS and it was ...
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Bluetooth headphones don't work at all :(

Today I bought a cheap usb bluetooth adapter to use it with my bluetooth headphones, and I've tried to connect them and use them. When I try to connect them it either says Unable to connect or asks me ...
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Elementary OS does not shutdown completely

When I press the shutdown button, it is as if it turned off, no lights or anything come on, but when I press a key even if it is off, the PC turns on again.
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Is it possible to improve Battery life & Overheat?

I am concerned and really disappointed because battery consumption is much more higher than Windows 10 and heat from processor area is worrying and disturbing, same usage, web browsing. Elementary OS "...
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Strange desktop behavior seems to "randomly" occur

Please bear with me because I do not know what is causing this issue or how to reproduce it. I wrote randomly in the title because I am not sure if there is something I am doing (e.g. some unfortunate ...
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mac like gestures in elementary OS

I came across this the other day: https://medium.com/@s0rata/gesture-setup-on-elementary-os-fce53997a50 I have installed 'gestures' on my PC. But I cannot get the hang of adding new gesture commands ...
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How to get full screen applications menu/app launcher for elemetary os 5.1 Hera?

I am quite new to elementary os and just wanted to know if there is a full screen app launcher available for elementary os(for Pantheon desktop environment) like just like the full screen start menu ...
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Nvidia drivers boot to black screen, purging doesn't help

Absolutely no idea what I'm doing wrong. This is a fresh install of Elementary OS. I installed the OS Made sure to install drivers during the OS installation Once the os was loaded I checked out the "...
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middle mouse button copy and paste in io.elementary.terminal

Description: elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera middle mouse button copy and paste not working as expected Being a *nix user since the 80s, I'm kind of attached to middle mouse button copy and paste working ...
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Zoomed in when Mirrored

I am using elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera, when I connect my my laptop to an external screen and turn Mirror Display (ON) my laptop screen is so zoomed that I cant see most of the screen no matter what. As ...
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File Manager Blank Screen On Create New Folder or File

This happens most often than not. Whenever I create a new folder or file in the File Manager, the whole file manager goes blank. I mean all the existing listing disappears including the one that I ...
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How to replace wingpanel's “Applications” text with a icon in Elementary OS 5.1 Hera

I was wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from Applications to the official Elementary OS logo. Can anyone please help me there is a similar question posted ...
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Epiphany internal PDF viewer just flickers

When viewing PDFs in Epiphany's internal viewer the PDF is basically unreadable due to heavy flickering. Is there a workaround to open PDFs externally until fixed?
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How do I install themes and icon packs in elementary OS 5.1?

I am totally new to elementary OS and I want to install new themes and icon packs. Please help me out by providing me with step by step guide on how to install themes and icon packs in elementary OS 5....
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Mouse and keyboard unresponsive on login screen; cannot switch to tty

So out of the blue my elementaryOS 5.1 has stopped responding on the login screen. Whereas yesterday everything worked perfectly fine, today I get stuck because both mouse and keyboard stop working ...
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5.1.4: bluetooth broken?

Folks; unsure how to dive into this, but I learnt that on one of my devices (HP EliteBook Folio), after upgrading to 5.1.4 Bluetooth seems "broken". State: No error messages in system log or dmesg. ...
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How to get dot files to show in networking sharing?

I'm using Elementary OS Hera, I got a new computer that I'm trying to transfer the data to. I enabled SAMBA, but whenever I connect to my computer from my new one it only shows /home/chris it doesn't ...
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Updating to Latest Intel Graphics Drivers ElementaryOS 5.1.3

I am running eOS 5.1.3 Hera and have an Intel UHD Graphics 620 (rev 07) card in my machine. I am looking to make sure that I am updated to the latest drivers before messing with any Wine applications. ...
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Unable to install GRUB message (Hera)

I was running Elementary OS Loki or Juno (don't remember) on my Asus T100TA laptop. I figured I'd do a clean install of Hera, and since I had nothing of value on my computer I just removed all ...
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How to reinstall "System Settings" app on Elementary OS - 5.1?

I removed "System Settings" app from elementary, and I tried to reinstall with the appcenter but it didn't download :( Please help me.
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Power off from Panel menu doesn't work

If I use shutdown options from Panel menu (indicators: session) it shows the shutdown options: no matter if I click shutdown or reboot, the system doesn't do anything. It doesn't care. Shutdown in ...
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Zoom (seminar software) keeps hanging (Elementary Hera)

Since the last kernel update (5.3.0-51) zoom takes almost 5 minutes to open. Until that time the whole operating system hangs and I can't do anything else. All I can do is wait for it to kick off.... ...
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Elementery Hera auto mount nfs don't work

I try to auto mount NFS shares over my local network. I add to /etc/fstab: 192.168.0.24:/mnt/Toshiba/dietpi_userdata /mnt/nas nfs defaults 0 0 I see service on start: mnt-nfs.mount but Elementary ...
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Failure in installing elementary Files from appcenter

I am using eos hera 5.1 When I try to install Files from appcenter it fails with a response I tried installing some other apps and they work fine The package id's '' are not valid
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No keyboard if I unplug the charger on my netbook

when I unplug my netbook, I can use my keyboard. I can write my password on login screen, but nothing on the softwares (firefox, mail etc...) I must close and open the session for my keyboard is OK I'...
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Notifications as "others" instead of App itselfs (snap application)

I run slack as a snap application. To recognize and adjust slack notifications I changed .desktop properties. According this link, I added X-GNOME-UsesNotifications=true in /var/lib/snapd/desktop/...
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Amazon prime video not working

I've recently installed the elementary OS 5.1 Hera, Amazon Prime Videos will not work, they just

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