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Questions specific to elementary OS 0.4, codenamed "Loki". Loki is the current stable version of elementary OS.

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LightWorks crashes with GLX error

So, I've been wanting to switch over ElementaryOS since Jupiter, but it was always difficult to abandon Arch. I feel like 5.0 coming up (I hope soon) will be the final turning point for me, so I've ...
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How can I update from elementary os loki to newer version Juno

I am looking for a way to update my current machine running elementary os loki to juno. How do I do that
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How can I get Loki to download and run updates?

When I first installed Loki it was easy to update from the AppCentre, but sometime in May or June this stopped working. Any attempt to update produces a rotating arrow for a little while, but no ...
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Why are there password-protected items in iso?

I recently downloaded the elementary OS disc image from the official website and scanned with Bitdefender, because I’m a paranoid who likes to be as safe as possible and why not. The scan had to skip ...
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Touchpad indicator not showing

Good Afternoon world. I got to say that I installed the touchpad indicator to mute the mouse pad on my Lenovo laptop as I type. The bad news is, that the notification says that it is ready but I do ...
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Black screen after suspend (but not if suspend by power button)

TL;DR Black screen after resuming the suspend (from closing the lid), by opening the lid. But works fine if suspended by other method. TL;andpleasehelpme I've just installed and tweaked with ...
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How do I access files in my Windows Documents folder?

I have a dual boot system, with elementary OS & Windows 10. If I boot into elementary OS, I can see my Windows "Documents" folder on a drive when I open the "Files" app, but the drive & ...
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mate-system-monitor won't show in Application menus, plus errors when launched in terminal

I installed mate-system-monitor on my elementary OS Loki install via AppCenter, but I couldn't find it in the Applications menu. I searched for it, with no luck. So I uninstalled it, and installed it ...
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wifi network unclaimed : broadcom

My wifi connectivity has recently stopped. I am using an HP Probook with elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. I use the app manager to maintain my software state. As far as I can tell the device is still there. ...
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What is the supporting period for Elementary OS?

Somehow I want to stick to Elementary OS 0.4.1 (Loki). I want to know how long Elementary OS (Loki or other versions in general) will be supported.
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AppCenter dissapeared

My AppCenter on Loki somehow dissapeared, is there a debian package or a repository from where I can download it again, or do I have to compile it myself (I've tried but there are a lot of unmet ...
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Lock Screen Issues

I have recently installed elementary OS and to be honest all in all a fantastic experience however i use this for work I use a HP 840 G3 with a HP enterprise laptop dock naturally i use my ...
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pixel stuck where the mouse pointer is, after trying to login with multiple user accounts

While trying to login with multiple user accounts, the second user that logs in gets the pixel stuck where the mouse pointer is. OS version is elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki is this a known bug? if yes is ...
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cifs unmount on shutdown

I have two cifs shares mount in fstab and when I shutting down computer (elementaryOS Loki) system waiting 90sec because WiFi connection was closed earlier. I tried to: Create a file /etc/init.d/...
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Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki desktop late opening?

I am input my pass and login then elementary desktop is slow loading wingpanel and dock not showing like 1 minute My system: 4GB DDR2 RAM INTEL Q6600 PROCESSOR INTEL DP965LT MOTHERBOARD And 75MB ...
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What are the upgrade paths to Elementary OS 5.0?

If I want to install Elementary OS now and upgrade to 5.0 when it is released, should I install Elementary OS 0.4.1 or 5.0 beta? Can either/both upgrade to 5.0?
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Failed Installation - FreeOffice on Loki

Tried a few methods to install .deb files on elementary OS: eddy (install), sudo apt install [location], dpkg, etc. They all failed.
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Access to iphone (iOS 11.2.6) photos not possible in Files application (Loki)

I am not sure whether this issue is specific to ElementaryOS Loki, or if it is a common issue for distributions based on Linux. Anyway I am using ElementaryOS Loki and I wish to be able to copy the ...
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elementary OS on Razer Blade Stealth Early 2017 (7500U)

I'm having problems getting elementary OS running on my Razer Blade Stealth. I've tried both Loki and Juno, so I'm not convinced it is a kernel issue. it will install OK, but running the Live CD or ...
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How does one perform a PPA Installation

Aloha: How would one install the PPA:detly/mactel-utils package into (onto) elementary os (loki)?
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Why I get a “Low Disk Space” error when installing?

I installed elementary OS on two different computers, without having problems, following what reported on Installation and installing on the internal disk in both the cases. I need to re-install ...
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Why am I getting a black screen with errors when the computer is put in sleep state or restarted?

I installed elementary OS on an ASUS computer, following the procedure they describe in Installation. All went fine; all the necessary drivers were installed. After two days I used it, updated the OS,...
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Wifi card not working Loki

I have come to this issue since yesterday that the only way I can get internet from using my computer is by sharing my phone's connection via USB. My wifi card seems like it is not even activated. I ...
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Latest update broke elementary OS for me

Now some may say the definition of 'crazy' is doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result. Here's one crazy thing I did: updated eOS (Loki, I guess) via the store and caused ...
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Wifi disabled after security update Loki

This morning, after a regular system including security update, my wifi driver was knocked off, no wifi appeared in network anymore sudo lshw -C network returned: *-network description: ...
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Restore folder from previous OS

I used Ubuntu for a while and changed it with elementary OS I recovered my important folders except one folder can I restore it ? It was in home directory. I formated the disk during the ...
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Icons of default folder are gone

Default icons of default folders in file manager are gone even though I am using default theme and icons. (checkout image below) Please help me.
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File Association - Adobe Acrobat Reader (Elementary OS - Loki)

I am new to Linux. Moved from windows 10, Loving Elementary OS. But need help with small things. I installed Adobe Acrobat reader. I selected a saved .pdf file -> Right Click -> choose properties -> ...
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Switching from ethernet to wifi. Wifi won't connect

I have fully functioning WLAN and Ethernet on my eOS machine. When I disconnect from Ethernet, both Wired and Wireless network interfaces are greyed out in the Network Settings. I can set to ...
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Error when opening App Center

When I open Appcenter, it show this (https://youtu.be/N14f2MmGXeI) error. I'm using Elementary Loki 0.4.1
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Failure to install

Aloha: I am VERY interested in installing Elementary OS on an external USB drive/thumbdrive to be able to experiment with the software at my leisure. I DO NOT want to install it on my internal hard ...
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Cannot find Qt plugin xcb

I am using wkhtmltopdf to generate PDF files from HTML templates. wkhtmltopdf relies on Webkit and Qt. But when I use it (wkhtmltopdf 'http://www.google.com' 'out.pdf'), I got the following error : ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Slingshot application launcher is very sensitive

I have three pages of applications in my launcher, but I find it difficult to access the second page of applications because of how sensitive the horizontal scrolling is in the launcher. When using ...
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Bluetooth can not find any devices

I have an Asus X541UJ. When I try to discover for a device the Discover Device Window doesn't shows nothing even if it leaves it open for several minutes. I've already tried to resize the Discover ...
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Wireless card stopped working after installing an application

I recently installed Visual Studio Code on Elementary and then I installed an extension for it called "VS Live Share" to collaborate on code with a friend the extension told me I had to restart my ...
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No animation when workspace switching on fullscreen Electron app

When switching workspace (Super + Left/Right), a scroll animation happens. However, if a Electron app is in fullscreen in one of these workspaces, the animation doesn't happen when entering it, ...
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wingpanel is using almost 100GB of virtual memory

Just randomly noticed that wingpanel is using 98GB of virtual memory. Restarted it with "kill -HUP", it used 97GB upon restart. OS version is 0.4.1. I'm relatively new to this so any input is ...
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light-locker: strange beheavior when trying to unlock the screen/open the lid

loki has light-locker I have setup that when I close the lid of the notebook the screen locks (not suspends) when I close it and then after a while open it, I have to wait a few seconds to get rid of ...
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Workspace switching preview instead of icons

How do I go about getting the workspace switcher to display a preview of the workspace instead of the icons of the applications running in that workspace? I want something like this: https://www....
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Laggy panel animations

Just installed eOS. So far everything seems to be functioning, but for some reason the animations when opening things in the panel are rather jerky. I've noticed that it only occurs when a window is ...
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“Install alongside other OS” does not detect SSD

I'm trying to install Elementary 0.4.1 on my main SSD (500GB Samsung 850 EVO, has Windows 10 on it) and dual boot it with Windows. I also have another 1TB HDD that I use in Windows as a storage drive. ...
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Cannot make Samsung ML2165 Printer work in Loki

I have a Samsung ML2165 laser printer. When I look at printers two are shown as follows: Samsung ML-2160 Series Samsung ML-2165 Both are shown as ready. Nothing will print. When I attempted to ...
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Bluetooth no longer works after system update

I've been using elementaryOS Loki for a while but after I decided to update packages queued in my System Updates, Bluetooth, along with its icon in Wingpanel ceased to work, although I'm not entirely ...
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Loki 0.4.1 dualboot with Fedora on LVM

I have installed Elementary OS on my LVM partition alongside Fedora. Since I already have a boot partition with grub installed I skipped the boot-loader installation by running the ubiquity installer ...
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Horizontal lines on display starting with previous update

I apologize if this has been asked before, I have had a look and while I have found similar issues from users, nothing that helps me. Thank you for any help you can give! After an operating system ...
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Cannot make calls through Skype

I've recently installed Skype to my computer, which runs Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. Even though it was installed smoothly, when I try to click on call icon, it does nothing. So now I'm unable to make ...
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Give pantheon terminal a fixed window name

I am using Elementary OS version 0.4.1. I need to give pantheon terminal a fixed window name. Currently it is set to mix of command it is executing and the pwd, which is not what I want. Is there a ...
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Permanent nVidia Powermizer Performance Mode

anyone found a way to keep nVidia's Powermizer settings to stick to Performance Mode between computer restarts? If I select it from nVidia Settings GUI it always reverts to Auto Mode between computer ...
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Software-update Problem in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki

For 7 months I have been using Elementary os. I have been trying to take system updates. But I have been having the following error no matter what I have done to get rid of it. W: The repository '...
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Elementary Os: Change firefox default icon

All my icons are nice-looking, thanks to the elementary os theme. however, firefox icon is the default icon and not changed. I have installed ElementaryPlus theme to add additional icons but firefox ...