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

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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 ...
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Viber Wingpanel icon broken [duplicate]

I'm getting error in viber icon which is as shown. Can anyone give me solution to this problem?
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Keyboard shortcut to move window to different monitor

I'm thinking of installing the latest elementary OS Loki on my computer. I'm often in a dual monitor environment and I've grown accustomed to a keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu's Unity interface that ...
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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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“Erase disk and install elementary” partition defaults

When selecting "Erase disk and install elementary" during the Loki install, what are the partition defaults used when formatting the drive?
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Loki chose wired network profile

I have multiple wired network profiles. How can i chose one in the loki gui? In Freya it was easily possible via the network panel, all profiles were listed and I simply clicked on it to activate. In ...
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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 ...
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Software Center doesn't open (Loki)

I tried reinstalling software center (after apt update) and got errors. Notice that some Loki Release repositories do not have a Release file. I upgraded Freya to Loki. I noticed numerous errors in ...
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Slow resume from sleep

When I open my computer, elementary OS Loki takes about 10-15 seconds to resume from sleep. The screen is initially off. After a second or two, the backlight turns on but the screen is still black for ...
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How do I disable the middle click in Loki?

Im am using Elementary OS on a laptop and clicking in the middle of the trackpad's buttons would trigger a middle click. I would like to disable that.
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how to change text “applications” to icon elementaryos loki [duplicate]

anyone know how to change text "applications" menu to icon? I have google and try follow instruction in here How to replace wingpanel's "Applications" text with a icon in Freya but ...
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Loki Proxy wont save settings. [closed]

I am trying to change the proxy settings but after I hit apply and close the dialog box it resets the settings back to default after about 10 seconds. I need the proxy to access the internet on my ...
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No sound output after upgrading or installing Loki

First off I had installed Freya days before Loki was official. Loved it everything ran great. I decided to try Loki and had absolutely no output devices for sound. After a while, I decided I liked ...
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Mail (Geary): doesn't remember password, can't delete emails and can't start it with “--hidden”

I have three differents problems with Mail app (in loki): Keep asking the password even if "Remember password" is enabled. (I'm using gmail). Mail remembers the password but keep asking it. Can't ...
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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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eOS Loki on Chromebook wont start after suspend

I upgraded from Freya to Loki recently on my Chromebook (clean install, no crouton etc.). When I try to restart the Chromebook from suspend the display stays dark and needs to be rebooted. On Freya ...
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Suspend instead of shutdown on critical battery level?

By default, the battery notification says that shutdown is imminent at about 3% . Can the laptop be made to suspend at this point instead of shutting down? UPDATE: After finding this answer, I see ...
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How to cycle displays in Loki?

By default when an external display is connected it appears as extended to the right. In Displays settings this can be changed and also one can be closed, etc. Can displays settings be cycled with a ...
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Set level of battery notification in Loki

By default the notification for low battery is at 10% The critically low notification is at about 3% and the imminent shutdown notification comes immediately after. I find these levels to be too low....
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What is the password to update the previous elementary to Loki?

I tried to upgrade straight to Loki but the installer asks for a password that I do not know. What is the password?
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Loki doesn't see my GTX1070

It seems that Loki can't see my discrete GPU (Nvidia GTX1070). Here's the output from a couple of useful commands I've seen listed while trying to debug this. $ inxi -Gx Graphics: Card: NVIDIA ...
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'Message zoom' in pantheon-mail possible?

In freya with geary it was possible to zoom the message permanent with a 'user-message.css' -file in /home/user/.config/geary Content body { zoom: 1.4; } Now in loki it doesn't work anymore ...
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How come Loki does not have the window snap feature?

I noticed something weird, I can snap one window but not another. Is this done purposely or is this a bug? So meaning that I can't snap two windows side by side.
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There is no Software Center, and I cannot install it

I installed loki on both, VMware Player and VirtualBox; it did not install software center on either. I tried to install it (1) from the appcenter - and like described in a previous note, it just hung ...
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Something Wrong With elementary appcenter [duplicate]

Today i've noticed my appcenter is not installing removing or cheching for updates. When i try to install something the bar just shows "starting" and then nothing happens.I tried to reinstall it but ...
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How can I clear the cached settings for Mail?

Mail is holding on to cached account settings. So now no matter how many times I delete the email account from the Systems Setting online account the SMTP settings wont clear when I re-enter the ...
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How to get a transparent background for plank?

Plank comes with a white background that the icons seem to hover over. Since I'm using plank on the left side of the screen, the background is not really necessary and kind of bugs me. I remember ...
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Why does the clinfo show that no devices found in platform?

It doesn't happen in Ubuntu, but happens in elementary OS Loki. No devices found in platform. iGPU: intel HD4600
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Unknown display, low resolution

Can't get my resolution higher than " 1024 * 768 " while my native resolution should be 1980 * 1080. Also it says that it can't recognize my display "Unknown display" . using dell inspiron 15R 5520 i'...
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elementary OS update? [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux...I already have the Elementary OS installed on my computer. In order to get the update, what's the simplest way of getting Loki? Are there any terminal commands I can run? Thank ...
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Cursor disappears after installing parallels tools in loki

pretty much the title- version 0.4/loki using either parallels 11 or 12, after i install parallels tools the cursor is invisible (I can still click things on the desktop) Things i tried- 1. ...
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System Settings Sharing [duplicate]

When Click Sharing in Network & Wireless, system settings to force quit?
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Getting errors when trying to run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

So I'm having the following issues Reading package lists... Done W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu loki Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from such ...
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How can I stop drivers for Nvidia GeForce GT 330M causing issues in Loki?

After installation of Nvidia proprietary drivers window control buttons doesn't work (elementary OS apps window buttons work but rest [firefox, playonlinux] doesn't). In addition switching windows ...
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Loki - How do I install just Places folder of Icon Theme?

I downloaded the repo Super Flat Remix and I'd like to take just one aspect of it -- the 'places' subfolder, which changes the folder icons in the files app. Do any of you guys know of any way to do ...
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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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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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No album art and random order bug in elementary OS 0.4 Loki music app (Noise) [closed]

I have a collection of 111 music albums (around 7.7GB) on my elementary OS session. I did a clean install of 0.4 Loki, imported my collection to Music and got this as a result: No album covers, is ...
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How to adjust wingpanel transparency in loki?

I'm not able to adjust the transparency of wingpanel using gsettings/tweaks. Can someone help me out. Thanks in advance.
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How do I get rid of a “desktop inside of a desktop” bug?

I'm new to eOS. Today I made my fresh install on my computer. I just installed latest release (Loki) and after a installing a few packages it happened this: As you can see, there is a desktop ...
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Problems on the keyboard, some missing options

Some keyboard options not displayed. This options are missing on the keyboard settings of Loki: Character Maps, Text Entry Settings and Keyboard Layout Chart. In the Freya had these options. The ...
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How to enable automatic login after installing elementary OS Loki

I am trying to enable autologin but when I go to System Settings > User Accounts my account is listed as (null) and autologin cannot be enabled. What should I do ?
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Can't see home Wifi (up and working) after changing wireless network name

I changed the Wireless Network Name in my router and the channel from 3 to 13. The Wifi works perfectly since I can connect via my cellphone (using the new name) In Loki I can't even see my ...
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Loki WingPanel Takes a Long Time to Load and Stops Responding [duplicate]

After a fresh install of Loki without making any modifications the wingpanel takes a really long time to load and often stops responding. Sometimes when it doesn't stop responding the OS ceases to ...
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How do I set gvim as the default editor in loki?

I've compiled vim from source following these instructions (except I did not specify a prefix to install it to the default location viz. /usr/local) and also ran the following: sudo update-...
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Is there a way to import/choose an external audio track to play over a movie in Audience/Videos?

I have a video file that by default uses an audio track which is not in my preferred language. I also have an audio file that is intended to go with the video file, and this audio file is in my ...