Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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Switch between keyboard layouts with a keyboard shortcut in Loki

Another question addresses a shortcut in Freya (0.3), but Alt+space is not working as a keyboard shortcut for me in Loki (0.4). Also it no longer shows as a custom shortcut in alongside the others: ...
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Launcher Albert crashes on Loki

Just installed Albert in loki using this sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt update sudo apt install albert used the first time just fine. The second time crashed, and now ...
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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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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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Wireless is always disabled, cant unable it

I just upgraded from Feya to Loki and I really like it! There is just one thing thats not working properly on my computer. With my wlan stick connected i can turn on wireless, but instead of listing ...
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AppCenter icons still show updates pending after terminal (apt) is used to upgrade packages [closed]

Whenever AppCenter shows that there are updates, I notice three things happen: The icon in Slingshot menu shows the update count. The icon for AppCenter temporarily stickies on the dock with the ...
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CTRL + SHIFT + key when using CTRL+SHIFT to switch keyboard layout

OS - El Loki stable. Hello! I have a problem when i use PHPStorm or something. For example i need to Push my commits to git. I press ctrl+shift+k and keyboard layout switch first, and CTRL+SHIFT+K ...
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Messed up Mount Options

I tried to to workaround elementary os not having the option of automount at startup by using the gnome-disks-utility and then it modified the /etc/fstab file. It was working fine, until after I ...
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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 access full app center in live mode

I managed to get elementary OS Loki to be installed in persistent USB thumb drive, which I intend to use as a portable OS. All's great, except that I am unable to access all the apps in the App ...
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Deleted all .list files on /etc/apt/sources.list.d* recover elementary .list files

Hello I'm a linux noob and I've done a mess with the sources.list.d folder trying to resolve an issue with repos. I've executed these lines of code: sudo rm -r /etc/apt/sources.list.d/* sudo apt ...
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Desktop desn't loads after reboot [closed]

I am using Elementary OS Loki and sometimes when I reboot or turn on the laptop, after login screen, wingpanel and Plank doesn't show up. How can I debug this? where I can find log files or something?
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Loki - Dock missing

Rebooted the system and the dock is missing...... Tried looking for the dock with dpkg -l and apt list but could not find it. Tried installing the dock from the repos using apt-get install pantheon-...
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A lot of issues with the new eOS loki, any tip is good!

I'm new to linux and I decided to replace my Windows 10 with elementary OS. I'm using an Asus ROG GL552VW, i7 Processor, and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M. First time when I installed it the fan was ...
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Persistent USB mode for elementary OS Loki

Greetings to all experienced elementary OS users. Just a question from a noob - how do I make elementary OS persistent on my USB drive? Here are some things I tried (and failed): 1) Installing ...
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Small windows can't be resized (look pics for clarification) [closed]

How to fix this? Only the titles are visible, no options..
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How to automatically hide wingpanel?

How to automatically hide wingpanel in elementary OS 0.4 Loki?
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Spotify opens a new window when you click on the sound tray menu [Loki]

When you use new Loki's Menu to control Spotify, and click on the spotify song, a new window opens each time you click instead of bringing the existing window to the foreground. see here: http://i....
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Problem with desktop image background (visually) [duplicate]

I just installed loki, but sometimes the background image becomes black or strange. When I change the background image the problem is fixed. however it is annoying GPU: nvidia queadro k620 (driver ...
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System Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts [ <fn> shortcut not working ]

I am currently using elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit) and I accidentally changed volume down (default: < fn>F12). Now I can't change it back. Then I noticed that all shortcuts with < fn> are set/...
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How to get Japanese input working on Loki?

I have been trying to setup Japanese input on elementary. After many hours of Googling around and installing and uninstalling packages I have made it work with IBus and the Anthy input method. The way ...
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Synapse on Loki

I tried to install Synapse on Loki editing the ppa, installed the required libgee2 and libgranite, but all I get was to broke the wingpanel. Any solution to have a nice search engine on Elementary ...
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How to update the kernel in eOS 0.4 Loki to solve hardware-related issues?

I recently bought an Asus Zenbook UX305UA and installed my favorite operating system version 0.4. Most things work out of the box. However, I ran into a few issues which are hardware-related, but seem ...
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No system tray icon of Steam

On Loki Steam have no system tray icon. How to solve this problem?
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Keyboard layout for single window [duplicate]

I have installed elementary OS Loki. I cannot find the option which allows me to have different keyboard layouts for different windows. Will this option be enabled or how to figure out with it? Thanks....
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How do I disable the touchpad in elementary OS? [duplicate]

I have tried everything to disable the touchpad on my Dell laptop. Is there a way to do it?
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Don't show minimized windows in overview

Is it possible to hide minimized windows from overview or multitasking view in Loki? I have a lot of web apps and messengers in minimized state, and they make it hard to find the window I need right ...
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Adding Korean Input for Loki

When freya was released I dualbooted it with Win10. I used this link to add Korean input. Recently I had problems with EFI and booting so I decided to back up all important files and formatted my hard ...
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No icons on buttons on GTK# apps

I stack with the problem with mono app written on GTK#. I try to change org.gnome.desktop.interface buttons-have-icons to true which solve this problem in Freya, but it didn't solve problem in Loki. ...
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Loki System text malformed [closed]

I have installed the latest Elementary OS Loki Release (not a BETA version). Sometimes when the system wakes up from sleep, after I log in, I see this behavior of the system. Almost all the text is ...
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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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dark theme loki

I just installed the loki os and its amazing. I love it...I had some problems with all the repositories about adding elementary tweaks and its okey now...I solved it but please,please tell me how can ...
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How to add a new VPN connection in Loki using .ovpn file?

In KDE I have a button "Import" which can be used to import VPN connection from .ovpn file. How to do it in elementary OS Loki?
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AMD R9 390 not running games with AMDGPU

Installed elementary OS Loki because it comes with linux kernel V4 that support new hardware but after installation I found out that Ubuntu 16.04 won't support my AMD R9 390 because new Xorg V 1.18 ...
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How can I set the physical button to act as right click on an older MacBook?

In Freya (and OS X), I could rest 2 fingers on the track pad and click the mouse button to right-click. (I have a 2008 MacBookPro with the actual physical button on the trackpad). After the upgrade ...
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How can I change label color for any entry in Files, using scripts?

Pantheon-Files has a feature of assigning color to file/directory names displayed. I want to make a script in Bash/Python to do the same automatically.
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How to scale desktop on second display? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon Gen 3 with an internal hidpi display (2560x1440) and I have an external display attached to HDMI1 (1600x900). By default the internal display is scaled down and everything ...
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Login redirects back to login screen

I'm running a freshly installed copy of Loki. Updated the system and installed a few basic packages (Firefox etc. - no kernels or anything likely to upset the system), rebooted and found myself locked ...
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Opera doesn't open in guest account

I can run Opera in my user account but It doesn't work in the guest account. I first downloaded the .deb package from: http://www.opera.com/es/computer/linux: Installed with apt: sudo apt install ...
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Problems to install .deb package [duplicate]

I'm having problems installing .deb packages. I tried to install vscode and chrome and failed. The error suggests to enter a .deb package, when installing with terminal need run sudo dpkg -i *.deb ...
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Unable to Browse Files on External WD Harddrive [closed]

When I plug in my External WD hard drive, open Pantheon and click on the "My Passport" drive on the left side under devices, instead of seeing the files on the right side pane, I see this (screenshot) ...
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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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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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is node.js compatible with elementary loki?

I try to install it with Linuxbrew. Then, it stuck at make install. I try to leave it about 20 minutes and still no change. Am I being impatient?
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UEFI dual boot won't dual boot

I have a work laptop that had an encrypted partition with Windows 7 and I wanted to dual boot it with Loki. I installed Loki, but during the installation process it told me that I couldn't install it ...
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apturl doesn't work in Loki

apturl is installed. When clicking such a link (like on https://apps.ubuntu.com) in Epiphany and Firefox nothing happens. Even tried it Palemoon, with the same result. In both Firefox and Palemoon I ...
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Halo around text [closed]

Yellow-blue halo around some text in Files, Mail, Music, etc. and the text on a few web pages (which is the most annoying) with Epiphany, but not with Firefox. It's an issue in Loki, not in Freya.
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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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Battery life Loki [duplicate]

I just installed Elementary OS Loki on my laptop. I love the OS, however my battery drains very fast. On a full charge, I only have have an hour of 3 to go. My previous installation of Elementary (...
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Slingshot delay and other apps (Loki)

I have a Dell XPS L502X Nvidia and Intel video cards. I'm not sure if this a Nvidia/Nouveau issue but Slingshot menu always has a delay. Usually after the second try it works fairly fast again, but ...