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

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How can I install .deb files in Loki?

In the latest version (Loki 0.4 Stable), I can't open .deb files with AppCenter, like Ubuntu.
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How can I add a PPA in Loki?

When I went to install aptik, I tried to add the PPA in the terminal as I normally do with: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa But I get the message: sudo: apt-add-repository: command not ...
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How do I change login background in elementary OS Freya or Loki?

I cannot change the login screen background in elementary OS. Is there any way to change it?
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Unable to Screenshot using keyboard shortcut on elementary OS 0.4 Loki [closed]

I recently installed elementary OS 0.4 Loki. The language of my OS is English but I use the Spanish (from Spain) keyboard. I've been using elementary OS since Luna and this hasn't happened to me ...
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Does elementary 0.4 loki supports 32-bit?

I'm keen to instal this newest release from elementary OS. Unfortunately, I don't get an option to choose between 32 or 64 bit upon download. Does this mean that 32-bit support is dropped altogether? ...
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How can I get applications to display a system tray icon?

Many 3rd party applications like Java, NodeWebkit, and Gtk2 applications don't seem to be able to display a system tray icon. Why is that? Is there a workaround?
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How can I install elementary tweaks on Loki?

How can I install elementary tweaks on elementary OS 0.4 Loki Beta?
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WiFi is not working on Loki

I have just installed elementary OS Loki and it looks great. I have one problem though. WiFi is not working. During installation it worked perfectly and I was able to connect to my home network and ...
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Wingpanel not responding (Loki)

On a new loki installation I have the problem that the wingpanel stops responding after some time. I can then not open the applications menu, clock or indicators. After a few minutes it sometimes ...
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Direct update from Freya to Loki?

The last time, when elementary Freya was released, we had to do a clean install from Luna. Will there be any option to directly upgrade to loki from Freya once Loki stable is released? I have spent ...
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What is the recommended way to upgrade elementary OS 0.3 Freya to 0.4 Loki?

How can I upgrade from elementary OS Freya to Loki without losing my data, you may ask?
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How can I upgrade from the beta to the stable version of elementary OS?

A stable version of elementary OS (0.4 Loki) was just released and I have installed a beta version of it on my system. Do I have to make a clean install to user the stable version or is it possible to ...
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How can I “disable/enable” my laptop's touchpad on Elementary OS Loki?

How I can "disable/enable" my laptop's touchpad on Elementary OS 0.4 Loki?
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How to automatically hide wingpanel?

How to automatically hide wingpanel in elementary OS 0.4 Loki?
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What is the recommended way to update from elementary OS Loki 0.4 to Loki 0.4.1?

Now that elementary OS Loki Update 1 (0.4.1) has been released, how can I upgrade to it without reinstalling?
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— SOLVED — Bluetooth not detecting using Loki [closed]

SOLVED 3/3 solutions + screen caps below Tried to find a solution to this problem reading around but no one else mentioned these so posting it here considering how easily it's fixed. Problem #1 ...
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How do I move the dock to the right of screen on loki?

By default, the dock (plank) sits at the bottom of the screen. I'd like it to be on the right, since my monitor is quite wide, and I want to use as much vertical space as possible for windows. In ...
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Trackpad randomly freezes

I have installed Loki this morning (it's awesome !). Everything works perfectly expect my Trackpad. Configuration Macbook Air (6.2 from 2013). OS : ElementaryOS Loki Problem The trackpad/touchpad ...
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AMDGPU-PRO driver on loki

loki is based on ubuntu 16.04, which has some issues with amd proprietary drivers, but according to http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/AMD-Radeon-GPU-PRO-Linux-Beta-Driver%E2%80%93Release-...
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Loki 0.4.0 touchscreen support

How do I enable touchscreen support on my Lenovo Yoga 3? The screen rotation works perfectly, but touch/scrolling/multitouch do not.
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AppCenter - Prevent packages from updating

I need a couple of older libraries to make a program work. I can hold the packages with the following commands: apt-mark hold package echo package hold | dpkg --set-selections That way when I try to ...
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Install Nvidia dual-graphics driver on Loki?

Currently running Freya on a 2+ years old machine that came with Nvidia dual graphics (GeForce GT 740M). On Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17 and Elementary 0.3.2, I have had to install Nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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When will Loki support end? (What date?)

What is the end support date for Loki? Will Loki follow Ubuntu's support dates?
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No software is shown in AppCenter except what is installed

AppCenter is empty, only the installed software is shown. I can't add repositories. I get the message 'sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found'. sudo apt install software-properties-common doesn't ...
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Is it safe to upgrade to a new ubuntu base with the Software Updater?

Today I checked for any software updates available for elementary OS Freya through the Software Updater which is provided by the system. Then it notified that my system is up to date but however ...
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Loki, additional hardware

How do I access the additional hardware/drivers menu in Loki? Am I missing something or was this GUI option removed?
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Epiphany not blocking adverts

I have the 'allow advertisements' checkbox unchecked in Epiphany 3.18.5. However, ads are not removed from web content. -- EDIT -- For example, coming from Chrome with the AdBlock+ extension, the ads ...
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Can I get bluetooth devices to remain after suspend/resume and/or reboot

I have recently installed Elementary OS, Loki on a Mac Mini (mid 2010). I successfully configure a bluetooth keyboard and trackpad (both apple) using the 'System Settings::Bluetooth' panel. Pairing ...
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Why is Loki's virtualized graphics performance so much worse than Freya's?

I just installed Loki over my Freya VM that I've been using for the last year and was surprised by the performance difference. It's barely usable. Cursor hover, clicks, and keyboard input take up to ...
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Chrome keeps forgetting my sessions on every reboot on Loki [duplicate]

I'm running the latest version of chrome and every time I reboot elementary, I'm having to re-login to Chrome (via the settings menu). Other websites I've signed into, like Fb, SO etc also keep ...
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When will elementary OS Loki be released?

elementary OS Loki is the next version (0.4) of elementary OS and brings many new features like HiDPI support.The name is subject to change but it could be Loki or Thor. But when is it released , ...
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Loki - Where is the update manager?

I just installed loki 0.4 and was surprised to find the update manager missing. No more easy way to select package sources, drivers etc. Is that a bug or a design choice??
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Change lock screen shortcut?

How do I change the logout shortcut? Currently it is set to CMD + L. I cannot find such setting in Settings->Keyboard->Shortcuts. It is terribly inconvenient for me as I switch frequently from OSX ...
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Cannot connect to internet from USB dongles in elementary os loki

I used elementary os freya and did a fresh install to elementary os loki yesterday night. Now I'm unable to use USB Modems ( usb dongles) for connecting to the Internet. In Freya there was no trouble ...
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Screen tearing and graphical glitches in Loki

I installed elementary OS Loki last night, and I have noticed that when I login the screen will do some weird glitch and then go to desktop. This also happens sometimes when I switch workplaces. My ...
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Chrome locks up when uploading images [closed]

My Google Chrome-browser suddenly locks up every time i try to upload any image. I've tryed uploading to canvas, facebook etc, but every time the image is done uploading, the browser locks up, and i ...
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How to enable hibernate option in menu? [Loki]

My power menu looks the following and I want to have a hibernate option: In Freya I was able to activate the hibernate option by following the steps outlined in this answer. I tried the same steps in ...
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Loki - MBPr 15 - Screen Brightness doesn't work

loving the new OS. Just installed Loki today and have a problem with screen brightness. My screen is at full brightness, which is a pain at night. I have a MacBook Pro late 2013 11,3 with dual nvidia,...
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How can I turn off the new keyring pop-up window?

Everytime I open Chrome a window pops-up (see below) and asks me to set up a new keyring. I did a quick research and learned that it might happen because user login is disabled on start. I switched ...
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Apple keyboard - swap alt and super keys

I'd like to use my Apple wired keyboard with Elementary OS, so I want to swap the Alt and Super keys. I've tried the changes that work for Ubuntu but they have no effect. Can anyone advise? Thanks.
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Black screen after wake up

I know this is a spread out problem out there. 3 days ago i installed el os (loki) on my computer and i noticed that after suspension, when i had a wake up the screen remained black. no pointer, ...
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Desktop takes forever to load after restart

When I restart my OS, I log in. The desktop does not load for a full 2 minutes after typing my password. I can move my mouse and see my desktop background. No apps. Happens pretty much every time I ...
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Switching windows backwards (alt + shift + tab) works in a strange way

When I try to alt-tab backwards (with shift) - elementary switches to the end of stack. E.g. I have opened 5 windows. Switched to the 4th one using alt+tab 3 times. Pressed alt+shift+tab. Now I ...
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Can I make a Loki 32-bit version?

What would it take to create an unofficial 32-bit version of Loki? What would be the steps required to build it from the source? What would be missing or non-functional? If someone provided an ISO, ...
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pantheon-mail horizontal elongation [closed]

Mail application gets elongated. And no email is readable due to less vertical space.
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How to disable desktop switch on fullscreen

I'm on Loki and every time I turn on fullscreen mode for one of my applications like Chrome or atom, the fullscreen window moves to a new desktop. Is there any way to stop this and just stay on the ...
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Should I download the Loki Beta or Freya Stable?

I wanted to try the elementary os and thought there was only luna and freya, But i knew that the loki will be released in the future, I want to use the latest release always without needing to install ...
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How can I add multiple timezones to loki?

The solution for freya no longer works as there is no com.canonical.indicator
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Multiple DPi Screens on Loki

I have a touchscreen Dell XPS 9550 and an external 27" Dell screen. How can I make sure the external monitor doesn't scale everything up as it currently is by 2x? The XPS is HiDPI whilst the screen ...
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How to see update details

Prior to Loki, you were shown details about what was getting updated. Is there a way in Loki AppCenter to see the specifics prior to clicking the update button?