Questions tagged [release-hera]

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

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Automatically adjust brightness in Power Settings

Has this worked for anyone, like, ever? It has absolutely no effect for me, I am on latest everything, Dell XPS 9550. At first, I thought it was because there was a problem with the bundled Camera app ...
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Location Servces Not Working

Despite Location Services being enabled in System Settings (and individual apps granted permissions) applications don't seem to be able to identify my location. So Gnome Maps, Elementary's Calendar, ...
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how to fix no access points/weak connection

I hope you can help. I bought my mum a cheap little laptop from PC World, its a Geobook 11.6". It has 2gb 32GB emmc and an intel celeron n3350. Ive scoured the internet for fixes but to no ...
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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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AppCentre keeps freezing

I am finding that AppCentre is freezing requiring a soft/hard reboot to unfreeze. Seems to happen when I go to try searching for apps. I read somewhere it may be a nVidia GPU issue?? Although the rest ...
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Video thumbnails in Files? (5.1.x)

I have a bunch of photos and videos on a NAS. If I mount it and turn on the option in Files for Remote Previews, I can see thumbnails of the photos but only generic MP4 icons for the videos. Is there ...
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keyboard issues on elementary 5.1.5

I've just moved from Mint 19.3 to Elementary 5.1.5 and I'm not finding the proper keyboard configuration. I've selected two options but both present the same problem: Brazilian Portuguese language ...
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Mouse cursor behaviour problems

Hi I have just installed Elementary OS Hera on my laptop and from the start my mouse behaviour has been weired. Sometimes my mouse will trail with lots of cursors behind the first one, other times it ...
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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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Elementary OS hera wingpanel disappears after interacting with volume button

I have the issue that my wingpanel disappears when interacting with the volume button when sound is being played. I am currently listening to music on my bluetooth device, sound works alright. I ...
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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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Help me understand my dmesg

I am on 5.1.5 Hera, latest everything, XPS 9550 latest BIOS and I would like to know what are those errors in my dmesg The only thing I did was installing the latest Nvidia drivers via AppCenter (440....
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Keyboard unresponsive on lockscreen

Sometimes, not all the time, there is a 5 seconds lag on lockscreen before I can type my password. More of a lag, it's really like the OS is taking his time to enable typing on the keyboard, no keys ...
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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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Garbled Text in dialog box when trying to open file in LightTable

I recently installed the LightTable IDE on my Laptop which has elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera as the OS. I installed it in the /opt folder and created a .desktop file for it in the ~/.local/shared/...
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App center Not Working !! Elementary Os 5

I trying install programs . For example LibreOffice and download doesn't start.
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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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Switch booting elementary OS from BIOS booting to EFI booting on iMac5,1

My iMac5,1 has a 32 bit EFI and is currently booting elementary Hera OS in legacy BIOS mode. Can I switch to booting in EFI mode?
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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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Bluetooth reenables when I close settings window

I have system setting on my dock. I click on it... System settings>blue-tooth.... on the blue-tooth control panel I turn the switch to OFF...go back to all settings...click on bluetooth again...it'...
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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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Anyone ever try installing iriun.com cell phone webcam package and get it to work?

I wanted to try an IP webcam with an OLD cell phone and came across iriun. It installs but does not work for me. I know it advertises as an ubuntu 18.04 package but I was hoping elementary OS (latest/...
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OS wakes up in sleep mode on Macbook - how do I fix this? (Early 2015 Macbook Air)

System: "Early 2015" Macbook Air laptop. OS: ElementaryOS 5.1.4 Hera. Issue: Computer awakens from sleep mode on its own. Whether the lid is closed, or I manually have it go to sleep, after a few ...
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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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“cowsay” installs but doesn't display text

I run Hera on a virtual machine and it install cowsay but never displays text. has anyone else this issue? has anyone resolved it?
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How to manually change the button layout on Hera?

I tried to have only the "Close" button on the left side. I modified the button layout with dconf-editor, but the changes made are not applied. Are there other settings to be changed? Elementary-...
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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 genie minimize and maximize effect in elementary os like the one in macos?

I wonder if its possible to get genie minimize and maximize effect in elementary os like the one in macos...
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Tutanota client - Dual icons appear on dock when clicking on the application

I installed the Tutanota appimage and chose to integrate it with the desktop as well. After that, i chose to put the app on the dock as well. Now, whenever i press the tutanota app, a second Tutanota ...
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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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Mouse Pointer disappears on 2009 iMac 27” during session, Radeon graphics

As an intro, I’m new to elementary OS, so please bear with me. I have installed eOS (5.1.4 Hera) on to an old iMac (2009) and it works flawlessly but for one thing; the mouse pointer will disappear ...
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WiFi does not work after sleep

After waking up from sleep(close lid) I can't reconnect to WiFi. It loops to connecting status and the only workaround is to reboot. My laptop is Chuwi Herobook Pro Dual-Core Intel® Celeron® N4000 ...
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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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Teria como fazer uma versão em 32 bits para min?

gostei muito desse sistema mas minha CPU e 32bits :c queria muito usar ela pq as outras distro não consigo e meu pc não aceita o Windows 10.. só o win7... Grato desde já!
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Refresh rate changes on boot

I'm using elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera with two 144hz monitors. Whenever I boot they run at 60hz and I have to either use xrandr or the nvidia settings to change it every time. I tried setting the xrandr ...
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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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