Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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Fonts looks weird at Loki (and just in my user session!). How do I fix it?

It all started after taking a snapshot with default app for the purpose (I use latest Loki version). After that, for no apparent reason, all fonts looks like this (except for browser text and fonts on ...
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What is the command for the shutdown dialogue in Loki?

I asked the same question for Freya but in Loki the situation is different, none of the two dialogues can be triggered with those commands. gnome-session-quit --power-off used to trigger this ...
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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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i have a problem with Android studio AVD and apt-get

so first. I've installed Android Studio and its working fine, except when I try to create AVD virtual device it says: An error occurred while creating the AVD. See idea.log for details. i found a ...
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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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.bashrc doesn't exist and doesn't work

There was no .bashrc or .bash_profile in my home folder. I created a new file and put inside my aliases. They don't work, terminal ignores everything. Why?
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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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No sound setting in System settings

I dont know what exactly caused this, i guess it was the "sudo apt-get autoremove"? I just cant find my sound setting in system settings.
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Screen mess up - VMware Workstation on Elementary OS

i have this problem and i can't figure it out how can i resolve it. Maybe it's a Elementary OS... i don't know. I running VMware Workstation (Trial version) on my Elementary OS (0.4.1 Loki), and ...
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Problems connecting to blutooth speaker

First, bluetooth device search didn't find my speaker, so I followed this post. Using bluetoothctl I could pair, connect, and trust my speaker and clicking on the bluetooth icon shows my speaker, ...
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How to disable rotation

I'm using a touch laptop, I want to disable auto rotate, can not find an option that dies that, can you guide me please or provide a terminal line for it? Thanks for the Awesome OS.
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Startup applications: open programs in background mode

I've configured Mail and Steam to open at elementary startup, the only problem is that they open as regular apps(popup window), I would like to configure they to open in "background mode", ...
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Error while doing 'sudo apt update': no Release file

Whenever I do sudo apt update, I get the following response: Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu loki InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease ...
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How to disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki?

When deleting a file it plays a paper crunching sound. I keep my Desktop volume at max and adjust in-app sounds. This paper crunching sound is really loud when earphones are plugged in. How can I ...
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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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Ways to boot faster in elementary OS

Good Morning everyone, how can i change the grub2 bootloader timeout? (direct command in terminal to change it to 0 sec) Also what are the other tips to make this boot faster?
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Sync Apple Calendar & Google Calendar into native Calendar application

I am a newcomer to elementary OS. I am struggling with syncing Apple Calendar (iCal) in the elementary OS Calendar app. I tried to "make it public; copy URL and login with iCloud Login/pass" - but it ...
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I can' t update/upgrade or install anything

please, can anybody help me. after: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade djordje@dj:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You ...
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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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Upgrading Distro from Luna to Freya

I used the following commands to try and upgrade to Freya. "sudo apt-get update" - no problem "sudo apt-get upgrade" - no problem "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" - what? nothing available ? From such a ...
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Bleachbit with Root Privilege not Working on LOKI 0.4.1 - Need assistance. Please

I'm Using elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki , in which the Bleachbit 1.12 with root privilege option is not working at all. App's icon just pops on the Plank Dock and Closes itself after some time. Nothing ...
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How to get Adobe Flash Player on elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki (64-bit) with Google Chrome

I can't read my digital newspaper on my pc because it needs Adobe Flash to open it. I am using Elementary Loki with Google Chrome. I have tried several things from several forums which didn't work and ...
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Is the Intel graphics driver separate from the NVidia driver?

I have NVidia driver 375.66. I can go to nvidia-settings > PRIME profiles > Select GPU > Intel (Power Saving Mode). Logout to confirm the switch. When I do this my machine becomes extremely ...
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Unable to install Kodi Krypton 17.3

Today i took the jump to Linux on a little home media PC. Trying to install Kodi Krypton 17.3 but i keep only getting the old version? I followed this guide http://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:...
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How do I remove copy/paste touchpad controls from elementary OS Loki?

After installing elementary OS Loki on my laptop (Lenovo Flex 3), when I press towards the middle of the click bar on my touchpad, it will copy or paste depending on the location. I've gone into ...
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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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No media key shortcuts working

I'm having issues with anything considered a "media key" in dconf -> org -> gnome -> settings-daemon -> plugins -> media-keys I've tried assigning shortcuts to things like terminal, ...
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This is the nvidia driver installation question on elementary OS Loki

I use gigabyte P34G v2. The graphics card is nvidia GTX860m. The OS I use is elementary OS Loki. $ sudo ubuntu-drivers list ---> check $ sudo apt install intel-microcode $ sudo apt install ...
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Authors and licenses of wallpaper images

elementary OS has some beautiful wallpapers, which I imagine are open source, but I was surprised to find no details on their authorship in the Desktop pane of Settings. Where can I find information ...
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How do I save files to the desktop?

I know you could save files to the Desktop in Kali Linux. But it has been a while, so I have no idea where the "Desktop" is located in the elementary OS filesystem. Can anybody help me out?
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Move Google Chrome close/minimize/maximize buttons to the left side

The OS naturally puts the "close" buttons on the left, but chrome does not obey. Chrome's "Use system title bar" option just add the usual system bar above the Chrome window but I wanted the button ...
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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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Loki 0.4 does not boot after install [closed]

I just installed Loki on my desktop, ASUS Z87-PRO, BIOS:2103 32GB DDR3 (1866MHz) i7-4790K R9 380 (primary) GTX 970 (secondary) I have tried installing from USB and DVD, straight install and from the ...
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Amd CPU ryzen supported?

I have a brand new AMD Ryzen CPU and I would like to install Elementary OS, but it is stuck at boot screen... When will Elementary OS be compatible ? I'm using elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170517 ...
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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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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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Problems installing winehq

i want to install wine (https://www.winehq.org/) and from what i have seen elementary is a debian based distro, but when i try to install using the deb command it says it can't find it. What can i do? ...
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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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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-...
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Dell laptop boot with ethernet doesn't allow for Wifi when disconnected from ethernet [duplicate]

When I boot my Dell E5440 laptop, I often have it docked (Dell docking station) and connected via ethernet. Network settings doesn't show that wifi is an available option when the computer is booted ...
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Second monitor doesn't connect

I'm running Elementary Os Loki 0.4.1. I wanna connect another monitor to my laptop, but my OS doesn't recognize it. In settings it doesn't even detect that I have another monitor connected (via HDMI). ...
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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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(SOLVED) Cannot login in recovery mode

after updates from 2017-10-16... ...my system won't boot anymore with following errors... I tried to boot into recovery mode, but after typing my username the system does not prompt for password... ...
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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 solve broken Google Chrome icon?

Hi, can anyone guide me on how to solve this broken google chrome icon please?
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Can't find pomodoro app installed using appcenter

I installed this Pomodoro application from AppCenter. But I can't find the app in Slingshot(app menu) on searching. How do I open this app?
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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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How do I remove Blutooth Indicator?

Before Loki I used to do- apt-get remove-indicator-Bluetooth and it used to work fine but now if I do this whole wing panel get displayed. For my purpose, I don't use Bluetooth at all and I think if I ...
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Wifi network keeps disappearing (Intel 3160 wireless card)

I have a lenovo b50, recently installed elementary os. While the wifi is theoretically working at times, it keeps fooling around after coming back from sleep mode. What it does is, that it suddenly ...

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