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Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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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 [on hold]

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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(SOLVED) 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 ...
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Shortcut not working

I'm on elementary 0.4.1 Loki and I run Telegram Desktop. The only way I can get the special characters such as é or ã on Telegram Desktop is to run with this command: QT_IM_MODULE=xim Downloads/...
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Ethernet not working on Loki, no IP address

Installed Elementary OS at home using Wifi, all is working fine. But when connecting to Ethernet cable at work, there is no netwerk connection. The network card is detected, but there is no IP ...
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Application Center - how to show apps

Hi I can only run caja from terminal; it wont show in App Center. Request advice how to enable app icon when not showing for any installed application?
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Appcenter corrupts install

This has happened twice so far on brand new install. I installed Shotwell, which did not run. I installed Eddy which ran but would not uninstall. I had to sort by using Synaptics. Has anyone ...
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Elementary install suggestion

Hi Ive installed Elementary 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, which has been ...
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Bios and Elementary OS cannot detect my SSD after installation failed

Today I tried to install eOS on my SSD (where Windows 10 Pro was installed) and after an error during the installation, bios and elementary don't recognize my SSD anymore Here's the steps I did: ...
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Upgrade from Loki to Juno

I know if elementary Juno still development, but for waiting new version i want to ask ease way to upgrade without clean install?
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loki - missing wingpanel after messing with dconf

I recently installed elementary OS on my Desktop computer, and after customizing a little bit with dconf settings my wingpanel (topbar) dissapeared. Maximizing an application doesn't cover the space ...
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Failed to fetch updates : How to fix corrupt source file

The error message contains: Failed to fetch updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. details: W: The repository 'http://ppa....
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Screen remains empty after login

I have recently come across a very annoying issue. It seems that whenever I log in at the login screen in elementary, the screens remains blank, showing only the wallpaper. No UI loads, and I cannot ...
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elementary OS sometimes one external monitor goes black when login

I have a problem. I am using elementary os on laptop ThinkPad T570. I've installed Nvidia drivers through installing cube into it. I am using 2 external display, one is connected via VGA cable into my ...
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Graphics and login problems on late 2016 Razer Blade Stealth

I'm having a couple of problems with a clean install of Loki on my late 2016 model Razer Blade Stealth with an Intel i7-7500U (Kaby Lake) CPU and integrated graphics. I'm able to boot to the login ...
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Applications are loading very slow, copy/paste operation not going beyond 10MB/s

I reinstalled eOS three weeks ago, now using 0.4.1. My system setup and partitions are same as before. From last week my applications are taking long time to load. Copy/paste operation is very slow, ...
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Accidentally removed everything

Today I was installing some packages and decided to clean up afterwards, as there were some dependencies I installed that I no longer needed. So I ran sudo apt-get -f install to automatically free ...
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elementary OS has the MATE DE

I have two users on my PC, one desktop environment looks similar to a standard eOS except the icons are MATE-like and some icons are missing. The other user's desktop environment looks like MATE: ...
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How do I install RTL8723BE driver in Elementary OS (4.13.0-41)?

I've installed Elementary OS on HP 15-bw011dx (UEFI/GPT, Secure boot OFF). Ethernet works but the wireless nic does not appear in SYSTEM SETTINGS/NETWORK. In a terminal I entered the following ...
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Automatic Login on Loki will not work

I've installed Loki and toggled the "Log in Automatically" switch on. But when I restart the system, it still shows the standard log in screen and asks for the password. When I go back to User ...
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Having issues with wireless connections on fresh elementaryOS install (0.4.1 loki)

This is the same post as I asked on reddit a while ago; I couldn't get a solution to my problem there, so here I am. I've seen multiple questions similar to this, but none of them had a working ...
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Wifi not working after installation

I'm new to Linux so please bear with me. I've just installed 0.4.1 Loki from a USB drive and whereas the WiFi worked when I booted up from the USB drive, it doesn't after full installation. If I go ...
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kswapd0 problem

I've been using elementary OS for about a month, and the problem of kswapd0 using 100% of the CPU appeared both on my PC and Netbook. Is there any way to fix it? I've installed the 4.15 kernel and ...
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ProtonMail Bridge beta for Linux (v1.0.3)

With "elementary OS" 0.4.1 (16.04 LTS) default ports are not working...need to change Ports > 10000 to run the Bridge.
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Eclipse crashes elementary OS

I have installed Eclipse Oxygen from snapcraft (also attempted with the download from the official site). Eclipse launches, gets to about 25% complete on the load, and then elementary OS crashes, I ...
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The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/tsvetko.tsvetkov/trusty-backports/ubuntu xenial Release' does not have a Release file

When running sudo apt-get update on Elementary OS Loki, it returns the following error messages: ** (appstreamcli:14245): WARNING **: No origin found for file ppa.launchpad.net_nathan- ...
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Buying the OS with creditcard

I'd like to buy an iso, but I don't want to use a creditcard, prefer to use PayPal. How to go about that?
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VPN failed for openconnect server

Starting today after regularly using VPN using Loki's built-in nav-bar gui, I can't connect. When I attempt to select the VPN service, it shows as an exclamation mark in a red circle. Tooltip shows ...
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Getting Trusty backports error while updating

I am getting the following errors while running the command sudo apt-get update: Reading package lists... Done W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/tsvetko.tsvetkov/trusty- backports/ubuntu ...
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HPLIP 3.18.4 upgrade

I'm trying to get the latest HPLIP 3.18.4 installed for a new printer that I purchased. My printer requires HPLIP 3.16.11 or greater and Elementary OS only provides 3.16.3 at this time. Going through ...
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How Do I set the HiDPI Scaling factor for the lock screen and log in screen?

I'm having problems setting the HiDPI scaling factor for the log in screen and lock screen. Thanks for your help! elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki
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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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How to Remove Infinality and use default settings?

I followed these instructions to install Infinality on Loki sudo add-apt-repository ppa:no1wantdthisname/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fontconfig-infinality and set the style to OSX, ...