Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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Cycle through all applications, across workspaces

I am running Loki with 2 monitors. I have workspaces only on my primary monitor. Also cycling through opened applications with Alt+Tab, I can only cycle through application on that workspace: Is ...
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Wallpaper not updating (Loki)

The wallpaper doesn't change when I set the wallpaper I have tried in System Settings or by the command line set-wallpaper When I go to "Multitasking view" the new wallpaper does show but switches ...
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Update from Loki to Juno VS reinstalling the OS?

The only way to update from Freya 0.3 to Loki 0.4 was reinstalling the whole OS. With the new installer coming with Juno, is one of the planned features to give existing Loki 0.4 users the chance to ...
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VirtualBox on Loki freezing entire system

I've had VirtualBox 5.0.40 running on Loki for a while now without issues, but recently (as in the last few days) I suspect one of the many OS updates (which probably are to mitigate the various new ...
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Any way to make elementary better on low DPI screens?

I have installed elementary on a very old laptop with a very low resolution (1024x800). Some of the windows are cut off at the bottom so I can't access them. Here are some screenshots: I have tried ...
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Dead-keys not working in Skype

I cannot accentuate vowels (or any other letter) in the chat of Skype using dead keys (in the Spanish keyboard-layout) as I do in other applications, where I type "´" and then "e", resulting in "é". ...
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App Center missing icons on Loki [closed]

I recently installed Elementary OS 0.4, after doing some regular installations and updates, the App Center (0.1.3) icons are missing, they have a gray gear instead. How can I fix this?
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nvidia driver: pantheon doesn't launch after apt upgrade

I've updated 2 times few hours ago and now pantheon doesn't start. GRUB loads, linux actually boots, but the screen remains black. I can ctrl+alt+F1 into tty1, login and do stuff, but when I switch to ...
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File search doesn't work in Loki

When I use the search function in "Files" in Elementary OS Loki, it only finds files in the folder that I'm currently in. Any way to activate recursive search? When I install the "Files" version that ...
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Force UEFI installation?

I'm on a fresh install of Elementary OS Loki. Right after the install screen about installing third-party and background updates, I have this pop-up: Force UEFI installation? This machines's firmware ...
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App Center does not start

App center is dead. I have no idea where to start troubleshooting. I'm currently manually updating the system and is kept up to date.... Suggestions welcome.
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“The repository 'cdrom://elementary OS 0.4 _Loki_ - Stable amd64 (20160921) xenial Release' does not have a Release file”

How do I fix this? W: The repository 'cdrom://elementary OS 0.4 _Loki_ - Stable amd64 (20160921) xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from such a repository can't be ...
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I can't find FireFox in the AppCenter of Loki, although I have installed it

Why can't I find Firefox in the AppCenter? Not only Firefox, but also other non-elementary Apps.
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How can I get menus with icons in Loki?

I try to set icons for programs and context menus by dconf under org>gnome>desktop>interface>menus-have-icons but didn't work, help! Expected results: (in Freya I think I got this using Ubuntu-Tweak)...
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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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Commands to start sub-Settings?

I rarely use most of the Settings, but those that I use more often (Shortcuts, Startup applications, Printers) I want them accessed really fast. For example I would like to be able to open with only ...
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apt-get upgrade error because of appstream-data-pantheon-loki-stable-icons - 0.4 [closed]

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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Removable media options upon insertion in Loki

Is there a way to have a pop-up or other window prompting to chose options upon insertion of a CD or DVD (like 'Play with VLC' or 'Rip CD with Asunder')?
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My touchpad isn't working

I recently installed Elementary OS in my laptop. (Toshiba Satellite C55-B5356) and I cannot seem to get my touchpad to work. As far as I can tell, it's enabled. xinput list seems to recognize it ...
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How to access help for Slingshot launcher?

Slingshot is installed and works fine. But trying to get some info on it in terminal: cipeos@cipeos-HP:~$ slingshot-launcher -h slingshot-launcher: command not found cipeos@cipeos-HP:~$ slingshot-...
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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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Videos in Epiphany problem

Am I the only one having this problem or is it a bug? Facebook, or youtube, or whatever videos in Epiphany stop playing after a few seconds, freezes, that is, except for the sound that goes until the ...
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AppCentre fails to fetch updates; sudo apt update gives several errors

I can't update my installation anymore and I have no idea what I've done to it. I keep getting these errors every time I attempt to update my installation using the AppCentre or trying updating my ...
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elementary install freezing

I am trying to install elementary OS as a dual boot on my new XPS and keep getting a frozen screen on the logo. I escaped the graphical view to look into the terminal and saw a large number of what ...
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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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How can i install Apps from other sources? [duplicate]

I just install Loki and i love it! It is a fast, lightweight and beautiful OS!! My problem has come when I'm trying to install my favourite apps, like Uberwriter and Google Chrome. I knew about ...
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Firefox 49.0 doesn't show words in italics on Wikipedia

I have encountered a weird problem with the recent version of Mozilla Firefox (49.0) on Loki. There seems to be a bug when displaying Wikipedia pages - words in italics are simply left out. See e.g. ...
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Weird graphical glitch in Photos (apps)

I installed eOS Loki and i have notice that there is a weird graphic glitch around the image in photos apps. It only occur when i try to zoom in/out or when i change to another image that doesn't have ...
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File that handles raw thumbnails in Files

Where is the file that handles camera raw thumbnails in Files? I want to add a mimetype (image/x-sigma-x3f) and see what other adjustments I can make. (I don't think it's the file /usr/share/...
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Pantheon Greeter Clock Alignment / Loki [closed]

I've noticed as of 7th July 2017 that the clock on the Pantheon greeter is misaligned to the right of the screen (after updating). At 8:30 in the morning I noticed that the 'M' in 'AM' was cut off - ...
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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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Enabling context menu icons in Pantheon Files?

There are no icons in Files' context menus in Loki, and this is normal behavior. Installing PCManFM those icons are still missing, but they can be enabled as explained here. The change doesn't affect ...
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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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How to install budgie desktop on elementary OS (Loki)?

To install this I used an Ubuntu guide: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/09/install-budgie-desktop-on-ubuntu but it doesn't work as expected. It doesn't show a unity-greeter session menu like ...
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Elementary OS is freezing after some time of use

Sometimes, after a few hours of use, elementary freezes and I have to shut it down by hold the power button. This is happening to me since I upgraded from Freya (didn't happen) to Loki. My laptop is ...
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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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No GUI Access to VPN Connections | OpenVPN | 16.04 Loki Beta Daily PPA [closed]

I recently did a fresh install of ubuntu 16.04 using the mini.iso and installing a headless CLI environment. I then added the elementary os daily PPA and ran: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-...

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