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Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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Elementary OS update - Save button missing when trying to download from internet browser [on hold]

The following problem emerged after the previous software update was installed. When I try to save something from the internet on a browser, I get a window in which I can browse my file system to ...
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RDP or VNC to Loki [duplicate]

Has anyone successfully configured Elementary OS Loki for RDP or VNC? I really like Elementary OS and would like to use it for my headless development environment and keep the desktop Pantheon ...
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How to access desktop on a headless Loki machine

I would like to be able to connect to my Loki desktop remotely. I have installed x11vnc but as soon as there is no display connected I can no longer access my desktop from the remote machine. I am ...
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(libcups2) dependency hell after apt upgrade

Some broken packages have been shipped in mainline. Package libcups2 has broken apt completely after an upgrade. When I try apt -f install the package manager suggests to remove a whole batch of ...
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Is it possible to show both percentage and remaining battery life on wingpanel?

In Freya it is possible to show either remaining battery life (in hours:minutes) or percentage. How to do the same thing (show both percentage and remaining time) in Loki?
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Loki installed manifest?

Where on the web is Loki's install manifest file? I want to compare it with the current build to see what I have installed? Or is there another way?
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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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Elementary os does not shutdown

I installed the newest version of elementary os recently on my thinpad 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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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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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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Pantheon Desktop shell unresponsive / hang / freeze when using kodi

I installed loki x64 on a Gateway NE 522 with AMD A4 5000. I added kodi, boot-repair, and seahorse. sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/...
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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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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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apt-get upgrade error because of appstream-data-pantheon-loki-stable-icons - 0.4

Upgrading fails because of the package appstream-data-pantheon-loki-stable-icons: $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Attempting to install Realtek Card Reader Drivers

I'm completely new to elementary OS and Linux in general, I've managed to overcome a few issues so far but this one has me stumped, despite googling all manner of solutions. I believe (from the ...
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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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Internal soundcard doesn't automatically switch to headphones when I plug them in

I'm having this small issue with Loki on an Asus E402S laptop: the internal soundcard works fine and also do the headphones if I manually choose them as an output with pavucontrol, but when I plug or ...
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How to delete Elementary OS without another OS installation?

It is my last week at my current workplace. I use Elementary OS on my working PC where I have a lot of personal information. I want to fully erase OS from this PC without installation of any another ...
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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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Center/disable clock on login screen

is it possible to align the clock on login screen / DM to centre or disable it altogether? The suboptimal placement is driving me nuts :)
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Hot Corners modifier key

Is there any way of enabling a modifier key to enable Hot Corners? Some times I accidentally move my mouse to a corner, like when I want to exit full screen of a video, or close a window etc. It ...
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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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Language & Region Setting doesn't right [closed]

I'm using Elementary OS 0.4 live on USB stick and don't know if "Formats" in "Language & Region" setting is correct (it's all in Russian). It's English by default, but the "Formats" sections is ...
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Font looks weird

I am having some issues with my font. Small letters are grainy and blurred. I think something is wrong with my font smoothing. I tried fontconfig-infinality, but this did not help (I tried multiple ...
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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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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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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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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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Loki: Known bug in X.Org X Server 1.18.4; how to update?

There's a known bug in X Server 1.18.4 that is related to SDL-based video playback. It's impacting my ability to use other Ubuntu-packaged video applications such as Flowblade video editor. Flowblade'...
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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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How to disable auto-update in Loki [closed]

The new AppCenter appears to periodically and automatically update the apt indexes which is not a problem, however, this bug means that every time it does so, packagekitd hogs CPU until I purposefully ...
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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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elementaryOS freezes after login — new razer blade stealth 13.3"

I've been having quite the issue with getting 0.4.1 loki running on my razer. The log in screen loads just fine, but after I input my password I see a fizz of static and the machine freezes. I have ...
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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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Many application crashes 'Loki' some system hangs [closed]

Hi installation to SSD without swap (none recommended for SSD life). swapon -s returns null, and i've set swap in fstab thus: UUID=******* swap swap sw, noauto 0 0 Im a Linux user for years BUT on ...
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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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Can't update or install anything on Elementary OS loki

I can't install any programs from AppStore or via 'sudo apt-get install' . I tried all: 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' and 'sudo apt update' and 'sudo apt-get update' and 'sudo apt install packagekit': ...
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Adding Chinese Input Loki

I have followed the instructions on numerous other questions, but none of them work, how am I supposed to install pinyin (preferably google pinyin) on elementary os loki? After installing fctix (and ...
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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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Installer NVMe Support (Dell XPS 15 9560)

In attempting to install Elementary OS on my XPS 15 9560 (i7, 32GB ram, 1TB ssd), I've run into the issue with the installer not recognizing my main (and only) SSD drive. On the 9560 it happens to be ...
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Missing icons in Applications and System Settings in Loki

I have a problem with missing icons - I first noticed they disappeared after one of the recent upgrades to Loki. I have Calendar, Camera, KsystemLog, Screenshot, Videos, Photos and Mail icons missing ...
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System crash on loki 4.1

I have a problem after updating my drivers for the nvidia with the software update programm and at the same time I ticked a box under it saying to use my processor.It asked for a restart to take place ...
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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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How to update from elementary OS loki to juno? [duplicate]

I installed elementary 0.4.1 and update it. But doesn't update to elementary 5.0 Juno. please tell me how can i update to Juno. i want Juno no matter what.......... Please Help me . I ...
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UEFI dual boot won't dual boot

I have a work laptop that had an encrypted partition with Windows 7 and I wanted to dual boot it with Loki. I installed Loki, but during the installation process it told me that I couldn't install it ...
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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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Shortcuts for proper shutdown and reboot in Loki?

Which commands should I use when creating keyboard shortcuts for shutdown and reboot in Loki?
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elementary OS Update

I just installed elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki on an iMac over the last weekend and everything went swimmingly well. This AM when I try sudo apt-get update, I get this message: W: The repository '...
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elementary OS install suggestion

Hi I've installed elementary OS twice before, once with install problem when using default so I always use custom now. In the latest effort I wish to overwrite an older 32-bit elementary OS, which ...
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Using Multi Touch Gestures for Desktop Shifting

followed posts from Bulletmark and Neal Fennimore I can't get multi touch gestures working for desktop shifting. My process git clone http://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures cd libinput-...