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

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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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Update from Loki to Hera stable?

I was stuck with my first linux MacBook Pro (17" 2007 core2 duo era) with no possibilities to either read an USB other than MacOS and it didn't recognize my CD-RW for installing something else, so I ...
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How to reset to default the Photo editor that is pre-installed in elemtary os?

i am not a technical user. this evening, i had to crop a photo to a custom/ specific size, so in the drop down menu (right click while on the photo) i found the custom size option, input my specs and ...
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How to update from 0.4.1 Loki to 5.1 Hera

I ran into issue while trying to update my OS 0.4.1 to the latest version through the AppCenter and got the following error message: W: The repository 'http://archive.canonical.com loki Release' does ...
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How to get elementary os to stay awake

I have elementary os 5.0 Loki installed on a Dell Latitude e6410. This machine will not stay awake whether it's on battery or plugged in! I will go and set the sleep time to never in power settings ...
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How do I install elementaryOS 0.4 Loki on Virtualbox?

I'm trying to get elementaryOS working on Virtualbox to test it out, so i took it from the OSArchive website, but now i'm confused because i get the "iso" on winrar, but there is no iso file! And ...
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Firefox crashes Gnome Session

Firefox crashes when unlocking a locked session. This in itself is a Firefox issue. But the problem is that this crash cascades and crashes a gnome session, returning me to the login screen. I can ...
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Running a Node.Js script as a custom shortcut

I'm trying to create a node script that will run on a keyboard command. I added a custom keyboard shortcut: node /full/path/index.js Also tried to create an executable bash script that will run the ...
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Issue in Boot , platform device creation failed: -16

cpi MSFT0101:00: platform device creation failed: -16 Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) Hardware name : HP HP pavilion notebook/820C , BIOS F.07 05/27/2016 I have dual boot Windows 10 + ...
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Black screen after update

Like a number of users, I have a black screen after updating last month. I have tried a few possible solutions on stackexhange, unfortunately, none worked. If anyone is willing to help, I'd appreciate ...
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Can't update existing email account, also can't delete it to re-add it

In the email program, I need to update the SMTP address for my single email account. According to this answer I have to delete my account and re-add it. But the option to delete the account is greyed ...
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home folder and its contents remain on the partition, after clean install for upgrade to Juno, but inaccessible

I wanted to upgrade from Loki to Juno, with a low bandwidth internet connection, and to save time and effort, etc. So, I tried to use the method from this link: Update from Loki to Juno stable? But, ...
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Monitor resolution not recognized

The external display's max. resolution is 2560 x 1440, but the maximum resolution I can select on the display settings is 2048 x 1152. What can I do to use the display in its max. resolution? System:...
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How to know which packages I have installed manually?

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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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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Won't update because some index files failed to download/ hash sum mismatch

I'm a new user and don't know much about EOS, but it said that the first thing new users need to do is update and upgrade The problem is, I don't know how to fix this problem (screenshoot), I ...
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Elementary "loses track" of the screen brightness after standby

This is a minor issue and I am unsure how to fix it. Sometimes when I boot back up from standby mode, the screen turns on at full brightness. When I press the key combination to lower the brightness, ...
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Elementary OS Loki hangs during shutdown

After 2 years without an issue, since 2 days ago my Loki has started freezing during the shutdown (as well as rebooting) process. I have tried the most common solutions found on the internet (working ...
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Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki iso download [duplicate]

I want download Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki iso , but can't found link download, who can give me link Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki iso, thanks all
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How to prevent shutdown or reboot when another session is open

We have a computer running elementary OS Loki. Several users have access to this computer and there are usually two or more GUI sessions open at the same time. The problem is that any user can ...
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Is there any processes that I can disable to shorten the booting time?

systemd-analyze blame 630ms ufw.service 405ms dev-sda2.device 354ms systemd-logind.service 350ms pantheon-parental-controls.service 244ms udisks2....
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Video freezes when watching videos

When i watch videos on youtube using firefox or Epiphany the video freezes when i do nothing for a few minutes and i have to move the mouse so that the video continues it's a very annoying problem if ...
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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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Need Application to show in Applications

I can only run an app from the terminal Is there a simple way to get my app to show in my applications?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 after installing tarball

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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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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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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How can I update from elementary os loki to newer version Juno [duplicate]

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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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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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 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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How does one perform a PPA Installation [duplicate]

Aloha: How would one install the PPA:detly/mactel-utils package into (onto) elementary os (loki)?
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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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Wifi disabled after security update Loki

This morning, after a regular system including security update, my wifi driver was knocked off, no wifi appeared in network anymore sudo lshw -C network returned: *-network description: ...
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Icons of default folder are gone

Default icons of default folders in file manager are gone even though I am using default theme and icons. (checkout image below) Please help me.
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File Association - Adobe Acrobat Reader (elementary OS - Loki)

I am new to Linux. Moved from windows 10, Loving elementary OS. But need help with small things. I installed Adobe Acrobat reader. I selected a saved .pdf file -> Right Click -> choose properties -> ...
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