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Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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Remove PPA that was taken down from Launchpad

I'm trying to remove PPA, that has been taken down from Launchpad and none of the methods I found worked. Specifically I'm trying to remove libreoffice/libreoffice-5-2, which was not just EOL, but ...
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File Dialogue Doesn't Work

On Loki I have the same problem with several applications which involve a file dialogue. When I select a file there is no way to 'Save', as there is no button to click, [Enter] doesn't work and (...
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Update from Loki to Juno stable?

now as Juno (0.5) is stable and released, how can one update from loki? I only find questions regarding the beta release. Is there a way to perform the update with apt? Is is save to edit the sources....
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Can load Loki on live CD - system restart

I've tried the beta 1, 2 and now the final version of Loki, I always get a system restart when I want to try on live cd. I tried to put on kernel parameter nomodeset, nouveau.modeset=0, acpi=off i915....
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Installed libpng16-dev, now I can't install elementary-sdk and other dependencies

I did a sudo apt install libpng16-dev to upgrade filezilla. but it removed a lot of dependencies. Now I can't install elementary-sdk and plenty of other depencies, the following error occurs. Some ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series 7548: Can't power off just by pressing on the shut down button

As title says, i can't power off my laptop just by clicking on the shut down button. I've tried to modify the grub file with various options but nothing work. After the installation of the OS the grub ...
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Permission to change the location /etc/

I'm trying to past some files in this location: /etc/ For some reason It returns: "Cannot paste files here. You do not have permission to change this location." I've tried using the commands sudo -...
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Sometimes screen goes blank

I have HP Elitebook 840 G1 with installed elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki(64bit). Sometimes my screen goes totally blank for few seconds and after that works perfectly. It happens like few times in a hour. ...
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Run a script on shutdown

I have a very simple script that I want to run every time I shut down my computer. How can the script be automatically executed once I press the 'Shut Down' or 'Restart' button?
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Recover old partition and data (accidentally formatted with Formatter)

I accidentally selected wrong external hard-disk using eOS app "Formatter". Earlier, I had 3 partitions but the app changed the partition table to one. How could I recover old partitions and data. ...
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Black screen and nothing more

here is the problem, after 5-10 days I have to reinstall eOS. The computer (a mac book pro) gives me just a black screen, after passing the gray screen mac. No line code, nothing at all. This morning, ...
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Quick info (for peace of mind)

I'm pretty sure if I shrink my HDD to leave some unallocated free space and then try to install ElementaryOS alongside my W10, it will just use that free space, and create everything it needs from ...
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Lenovo doesn't support Elementary OS

I downloaded the Elementary OS distribution and tried to install that on VirtualBox, Wifi doesn't work, I read the information on previous questions, but the problem hasn't solved yet. So I should to ...
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Sound problems in Loki (dummy output) alsa not loading modules

I don't have any sound, only dummy output which doesn't work, and following the ubuntu guide for troubleshooting sound, I get stuck at loading the modules. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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Puppeteer on Elementary OS

I am attempting to use reveal-md to generate slide decks using markdown files. I followed the instructions to install reveal-md using npm npm install -g reveal-md. One of the optional dependencies is ...
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Two finger scrolling and scroll bar are not working after laptop comes back from sleep

Whenever my laptop (Thinkpad X240) comes back from sleep, neither the scroll bar nor two finger scrolling are working. Both work fine after a restart. Any help is greatly appreciated!
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Black terminal when booting loki after installing

Essentially, I've installed elementary OS in a dual-boot system (with win10), following this internet tutorial. However, when i try to boot it right after a successful install nothing appears, only a ...
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how to config net

pls help, how i manul config network ? my inet iface : root@MBook:/etc/bind# ifconfig enp2s0 enp2s0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 58:b0:35:f0:e9:40 inet addr:192.168.1.32 Bcast:192.168....
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Plank extensions

I am trying to mimic the Windows 10 taskbar with Plank dock. Some of the stuff which I cant figure out How can I add the slingshot menu or something similar to plank? Adding the notification icons/...
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ACPI Errors Loki

Hi i'm very new to linux. I've been using eOS for quite a month but today after turning on my laptop these errors appear while booting. My touchpad isn't working after that and the only way to ...
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FRUSTRATED WHILE TRYING TO CONNECT TO A MONITOR

I Had installed elementary OS With high hopes. It is a beautiful OS, no doubt. But so far I am having more trouble over trivial things than I would have thought. I have a laptop, I want to connect ...
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Loki 0.4.1 clean install black screen with cursor after updating

So I had a functional install of Elementary OS for a bit, after an update a lot went wrong (which I will not get into after trying a multitude of fixes that broke more than it fixed) and I did the ...
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Latest Update broke keyboard on Acer Chromebook 14

First of all, thanks to everyone for this distro of Linux. I'm a new to the platform and I appreciate everyone who makes the effort easier. I've been running Loki on an Acer Chromebook 14 for a ...
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Wifi connection is weak (rtl8723be)

My laptop's WiFi card is rtl8723be. It keeps disconnecting even when the hotspot is two metres away. Please help :)
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Thunderbird 60.0 not showing in applications menu

I just installed the latest version of Thunderbird by downloading the archive and following the instructions here. Now, I can open the program by running the script onside the extracted Thunderbird ...
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Mesa 18.1 and Newer on Loki

to Use Steam Play (https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton) with DX11 Games it is necessary to Upgrade Mesa to the latest Version. I Added the PPA noticed in the Prerequisites: https://github.com/...
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Wireless not detected

I use Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. And my Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 How to fix the wireless and local network that not detected? Thank you
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Third party apps doesn't show on slingshot

I've installed some third party apps like google chrome, valentina server, xampp, etc. that is installed via gdebi package installer or eddy. Well, it is installed successfully however, it doesnt show ...
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Scrolling mouse Logitech m600

I've just installed Loki and I'd like to use my mouse Logitech m600. The m600 has got lots of gestures but I just need the scrolling working. I remember it did work with Luna however, now it's not ...
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Can't add/edit programs to launcher

Trying to edit a program to have a command specified before launching the program. Adding it using MenuLibre doesn't work, manually doing it doesn't work, have tried rebooting several times. Any ...
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AppCenter crashes while buying app

I had tried to buy an application two times, but it crashes right after I click the pay button. Where does AppCenter logs it's operations? This is NOT happening on the beta 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 ...