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Questions specific to elementary OS 0.4, codenamed "Loki".

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My Lenovo laptop doesn't support elementary OS

I downloaded the elementary OS distribution and tried to install that on VirtualBox, Wi-Fi 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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elementary OS does not shut down

I installed the newest version of elementary OS recently on my Thinkpad Carbon second generation. The OS works fine. The only thing is that the computer is not shutting down when asked to. If you ...
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Blank screen after installation, please help!

I reinstalled Elementary and after install it asks me to restart, and when it restarts a blank screen. I clicked esc, arrow down and up as suggested in other threads, no help. I reinstalled it the ...
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Can't recover after sleep

I've got eOS (0.4.1 Loki) on my Desktop and Laptop at this time. On my Laptop when I leave it open for some time it goes to a stage like sleep, only I can't recover it. I am seeing a white underscore ...
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is hp envy 15 2020 model compatible with linux distros?

I would like to know whether HP Envy 15 2020 model is compatible with linux distros or not? I am going to buy one of these new products, to be more specific the HP Envy 15 ep0123tx. I have read many ...
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Printing error - forever occuring

I have an Epson WP-4535 printer and every time I try to print, it comes with a notification saying "Printer error" (this notification comes again every five seconds) and no matter how hard I try, I ...
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Beginner help installing Sophos antivirus package on elementary os Loki

I've downloaded the free Sophos antivirus package for Linux (is this a good antivirus for eOS Loki?). However, I'm still a beginner and I don't know how to install it. I extracted the package in the ...
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Language in Settings on Loki Live USB are Russian

I just tried elementary OS. I just booted it to try out from a boot USB. I changed the language to German, when I noticed, that the layout was something Russian. So I went a menu back and clicked on ...
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How do I install a Huion 1060+ on Loki?

I need some help installing a Huion graphic tablet on Loki. elementary OS does have some wacom tablet settings, but when I plug my Huion, nothing happens — I mean, it reads its memory card, but when I ...
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Loading animation freezing in Loki

As I have stated in the title the loading icon animations are seem to be freezing. I have experienced this in the AppCenter update tab and during the Wi-Fi connection. However after a while the ...
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Missing OS on e OS mac USB install

Re: elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170814.iso mac etcher-1.1.2.dmg Hi Shasum zero[d] referenced image file, but elementary OS installer could not install grub correctly on the target USB drive, ...
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Elementary OS Loki wifi will not connect 2018

I've got a fresh install of Elementary OS, and am unable to connect to wifi. Details below. Elementary OS Version: uname -ra Linux waynes-world 4.13.0-37-generic #42~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 7 ...
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How can I get audio over Displayport?

I'm currently running elementary OS Loki and I have my monitor connected via Displayport 1.4 On other Linux distributions (Solus) I am able to play sound on my monitor. On elementary OS, there is ...
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How I know actual kernel stable on Loki 0.4.1?

How I know actual kernel stable version on Loki 0.4.1? Actually, my kernel version is Linux 4.10.0-27. UPDATE: 23/01/2018 - 4.13.0-31-generic #34~16.04.1-Ubuntu
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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 edit ...
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Unable to push latest software update in Loki

For some reason I'm unable to update this. It's only 25.3 MB(29 components). I get the message 'waiting for package manager lock', but this disappears and the updates do not happen. I've never had ...
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Access photos on iPhone

My iPhone (5S, iOS 10.2.1) is recognized in the Files and Photos applications (it appears in the side bar in each) but neither can access the photos on the device. I am doing the following: unlock ...
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elementaryOS won't start Xorg

So one night I forgot to plug in my laptop with elementaryOS, I closed the lid, and the battery died. After I charged it again, I turned on my laptop and the only thing that I got was a blinking ...
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USB 3.0 Network Adapter - Chipset ax88179

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with elementary OS Loki. I have purchased a USB-C 3.0 Multi-Function Adapter, 3 USB ports and an Ethernet 10/100/1000 with the ax88179 chipset. The USB ports ...
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elementary os opens tty terminal at start

I have a serious issue that I don't understand. When I start my computer elementary won't open the graphical window to log in and instead it starts a tty terminal. To get the graphical login window I ...
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How to set scaling on external monitor?

I have an XPS 13 which has a 3200*1800 resolution hooked up to an external monitor that only goes up to 1920*1080. How do I make it so that when I place windows on my external monitor that they are ...
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Can I set list view as the default in Pantheon Files?

A search here at StackExchange, at Reddit & via Google yields no clear answer. Has anyone found a way to force list view as the default view?
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How to increase mouse sensitivity?

I'm using elementary OS 4.0.1. Below is the output of xinput list-props <id>. Acceleration speed is set on 1.0, but it is still slow. I tried to use xset m 2 1, but it gives nothing :( Device '...
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New session when the lockscreen shows up (or when my laptop goes in standby)

I'm running ElementaryOS Loki since yesterday and I'm very pleased so far, there is just one annoyance that I couldn't figure out. I get a new session (as in: no programs open and a completely empty ...
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Accidentally uninstalled Bluetooth from Elementary OS Loki.

Reinstalled it, but it doesn't work, and icon doesn't appear on the top dock
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How to prevent elementary OS from closing all applications after waking a long lock period?

For quite a days now I am having this sort-of bug in elementary OS whereby If I put my laptop to lock mode for a long period (like overnight) each and every applications are closed by elementary OS. I ...
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DA100 - XPS 9350 support - Loki

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with eOS Loki ... I bought the Dell DA-100 adapter with the sole purpose to extend my screen to a projector/TV via HDMI. The NIC card on the DA-100 is detected,...
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Can not unlock screen in Loki

After a fresh install and both upgrade and dist-upgrade of Elementary OS Loki I try to lock and then unlock my laptop. After the screen is locked, when trying to unlock, screen turns to black and ...
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Cannot eject external harddrive

On elementary OS Loki, if I mount my external hard disk and eject the hard disk, the external hard disk continues spinning. And if I shutdown the computer it takes a long time. Is this a bug?
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Failed to fetch Components-amd64.yml.xz when Update

I get the latest Elementary OS Loki, buy a new SSD drive for linux. Install Elementary OS there today(03/19) and the this is the first thing I do : sudo apt-get update Here's my result: Failed to ...
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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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Am I going to find Busybox after a Loki update or does it ship with certain packages? If so which ones please so I can avoid it?

I've been having problems with Freya, Ubuntu 16 and Linux Mint over the last few weeks - all boot problems and all something to do with Busybox This week I installed Loki onto 2 HDD's on my PC. One I ...
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Is there a way to add new docklets to plank?

Can we download and add docklets to plank? Is this possible?
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Update notification

AppCenter's automatic update notification doesn't work anymore for a few days caused by missing file /usr/share/applications/io.elementary.appcenter-daemon.desktop.
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onscreen keyboard on login

Please tell me there is a way to enable onscreen keyboard during login? It used to be in Freya but Loki has many basic things either hidden or just impossible to do anymore? Please how can I enable ...
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Install finished, goes to reboot and gets stuck

I've installed the operating system and when it gets to finalising the restart, it says reboot: restarting done. It doesn't restart and has been sat there for 20+ minutes. I try to include an image ...
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greeter stuck after adding new user

Installed Loki over the weekend; first Linux install here at home in a decade. After adding a "user" profile (in addition to my "admin" user), I find I'm stuck logging in under my "user" profile at ...
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Desktop not loading when waking up after suspend

i have installed elementary os loki on a lenovo 510s (intel kaby lake) 4.4.0-62-generic #83-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jan 18 14:10:15 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux when the computer wakes up after ...
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CPU throttle / governor / fan

Is it possible to change the CPU throttling and governor in Loki? I have Elementary OS installed on a separate partition on my Windows 10 machine SSD drive. I have Chrome and Firefox and Thunderbird ...
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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 0.4 Loki (64bit): How to reinstall app center?

I am trying to figure out how to reinstall App Center, I want to think it worked in the beginning, but cant remember... sudo apt install appcenter Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a ...
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Wine not working in 0.4 Loki

I installed wine, but the best I get is a blank screen for wine notepad. Wine itself does not start. It just shows an icon in the dock but no window opens. I initially installed using a binary, but ...
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Failed to Authenticate apt upgrade

Command run: sudo apt upgrade [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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Transforming Ubuntu into elementary OS

I use a series of Docker containers as VMs for unit/integration testing. I have some Ansible roles which I use for configuring my elementary OS systems. (Full disclosure: I'm a SRE nerd) In order to ...
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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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Wing panel and dock disappeared elementary os Loki

Both the wing panel and the dock have disappeared.... for some reason non of the keyboard commands work please help me I'm new to Linux
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Cut, Copy & Paste shortcuts were not working

Im using Loki and there are times that i cant simply able to use Ctrl+X | Ctrl+V | Ctrl+C shortcuts they were simply not working. It works only after i completely restart the whole system. Please ...
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No Display Port output & hardware acceleration when using Loki on a Mac Mini 2011

I installed Loki successfully on a Mac Mini 2011 a couple of days ago. Everything is working fine, but hardware acceleration (which I don't need) and the Display Port output (which I do need). That's ...
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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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Unable to load desktop screen after entering my password

I'm currently using loki elementary and its running very smoothly but yesterday I updated a OS update from app center after that when I restart my system and when enter my password a black screen ...

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