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

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Unable to Screenshot using keyboard shortcut on elementary OS 0.4 Loki [closed]

I recently installed elementary OS 0.4 Loki. The language of my OS is English but I use the Spanish (from Spain) keyboard. I've been using elementary OS since Luna and this hasn't happened to me ...
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How can I add multiple timezones to loki?

The solution for freya no longer works as there is no com.canonical.indicator
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WiFi is not working on Loki

I have just installed elementary OS Loki and it looks great. I have one problem though. WiFi is not working. During installation it worked perfectly and I was able to connect to my home network and ...
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Touchpad sensibility is too high in Loki?

Hi everyone I just installed Loki and I'm having trouble with my touchpad sensibility. It's too high!! I read about changing a property called Synapitics Finger but I couldn't find it !!! Here's the ...
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Language & Region Setting doesn't right [closed]

I'm using Elementary OS 0.4 live on USB stick and don't know if "Formats" in "Language & Region" setting is correct (it's all in Russian). It's English by default, but the "Formats" sections is ...
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How do I move the dock to the right of screen on loki?

By default, the dock (plank) sits at the bottom of the screen. I'd like it to be on the right, since my monitor is quite wide, and I want to use as much vertical space as possible for windows. In ...
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Wingpanel not responding (Loki)

On a new loki installation I have the problem that the wingpanel stops responding after some time. I can then not open the applications menu, clock or indicators. After a few minutes it sometimes ...
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Where's Keyboard Options in Loki?

In Freya System Settings under Keyboard there used to be the Options tab with lots of options for configuring 3rd level key, ctrl key position, Alt/Win behavior etc... Where can I access these options ...
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unable to take screenshot [duplicate]

I'm unable to take screenshots using the print screen button , and when i tried changing the settings also noticed you can't assign single key for the same , this used to work perfectly in freya . p.s ...
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Google says Mail app is insecure

I've been trying to log in the Mail app with my Gmail account, however I always get a "wrong email or password" message, even though I was sure I had it correct all of the times. I received an email ...
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blank notification appeared in top bar. How can I delete?

I think this is from a recent install of DesktopNova (from App Center), which I have since deleted, but that notification is still there, even after restart. I checked the startup applications, but ...
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no context menu when right clicked application's title bar [closed]

Some windows are not displaying context menu when right clicked on theirs title bar. I'm talking about this menu: Such applications are: Libre Office, Firefox, Chromium (using system titlebar and ...
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How can I have one plank on each of my monitors

In my freya setup, I had 2 planks, one for each of my monitors. I accomplished this by using the settings file in ~/.config/plank/dock[n]. This file is now missing. Is there any way to create another ...
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Loki - dconf-editor not working?

In freya I used to modify wingpanel a little (e.g. having seconds show in the clock etc.) using dconf-editor. This does not seem to work anymore in loki. I can modify the respective settings in dconf-...
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window problem when choosing save location [duplicate]

When I try to save/download a file and choose a save location that is different from the default one, I cannot finish the operation because the window lacks an OK or even Cancel button. See here: Is ...
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package sources and mirror servers in loki

I noticed that the update manager is missing in loki and learned that updates are now handled by AppCenter: Loki - Where is the update manager? I'd like to know the following: how do I know which ...
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How to properly set up a DSL(PPPOE) connection with ipv6 in Loki?

I don't know where to ask this, so I'm asking it here. Situation: dynamic IPv6 addresses from ISP, wired modem, home computer. Symptoms: many web pages don't load; no software is shown in AppCenter ...
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GuestAdditions on Loki [closed]

yesterday I installed Loki in my VirtualBox. Like with Freya and Luna, I could not use full screen or copy/paste from windows with the clean install, so I tried to install the guestAdditions. But in ...
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Does elementary 0.4 loki supports 32-bit?

I'm keen to instal this newest release from elementary OS. Unfortunately, I don't get an option to choose between 32 or 64 bit upon download. Does this mean that 32-bit support is dropped altogether? ...
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Loki Music Application

Upon installing Loki today and re-setting up my system I imported my music to the native music app and was toying around with editing meta data for my music. I soon realized that in Loki I was unable ...
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AbiWord - Top of the document blinks in Loki [closed]

Title says it all... When I have AbiWord opened in a document, the top of the document blinks. I've tried not having the app maximized, moving it to another monitor... no joy. Since I've never used ...
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Disable tap-to-click on login screen

How can I disable tap-to-click in the greeter/login screen of elementaryOS? I know that I can disable tap-to-click on a desktop of a user in the settings dialogue of mouse and touchpad. In the ...
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Loki, additional hardware

How do I access the additional hardware/drivers menu in Loki? Am I missing something or was this GUI option removed?
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Installing bumblebee in Loki [duplicate]

I tried installing bumblebee on Elementary OS Loki, but without luck. Can anybody help me with this? I would like the better battery life and the better graphics when needed. I have a GTX 970M. ...
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When will Loki support end? (What date?)

What is the end support date for Loki? Will Loki follow Ubuntu's support dates?
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Is thera a GUI tool for setting up the samba server?

system-config-samba used to work in Freya, but it isn't now, here is the error message: (system-config-samba:17094): Gtk-WARNING **: 無法在 module_path 中找出佈景主題引擎:‘pixmap’, (system-config-samba:...
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Mobile Broadband missing in Loki [closed]

Mobile Broadband is missing in network manager. Hardware is not detected. Updating kernel brings it partially back and makes configuration possible, but does not provide a selection option in network ...
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How to change Terminal opacity in Loki?

How can I change Terminal opacity in Loki? I have tried to change the font using dconf editor and it's work. But I couldn't do it for the opacity. Please help. Thanks
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Trouble installing Grive tools on Loki

When using sudo apt-get update in order to install grive-tools to elementary, I get this: W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefanclub/grive-tools/ubuntu xenial Release' does not have a ...
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Change window control buttons under Loki [duplicate]

How can i set windows control buttons to be windows style (minimize, maximize, close) via command line? I've tried: gsettings set org.pantheon.desktop.gala.appearance button-layout :minimize,...
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AppCenter does not install anything anymore [closed]

I have just installed LOKI in two PCs and I am having the same issue with both. On App Center I can see the apps list; however when I choose any of them, click Install and I can see the progress bar, ...
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Trackpad randomly freezes

I have installed Loki this morning (it's awesome !). Everything works perfectly expect my Trackpad. Configuration Macbook Air (6.2 from 2013). OS : ElementaryOS Loki Problem The trackpad/touchpad ...
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How can I install .deb files in Loki?

In the latest version (Loki 0.4 Stable), I can't open .deb files with AppCenter, like Ubuntu.
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Is it possible to change the date format shown in Loki's menu bar?

Is it possible to change the date format shown in the panel? The menu (wingpanel) currently shows "Sat, Sep 10" and I'd like it to show "Sat, 10 Sep". I'm using the newly released Loki. I've tried ...
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No software is shown in AppCenter except what is installed

AppCenter is empty, only the installed software is shown. I can't add repositories. I get the message 'sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found'. sudo apt install software-properties-common doesn't ...
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Why is Loki's virtualized graphics performance so much worse than Freya's?

I just installed Loki over my Freya VM that I've been using for the last year and was surprised by the performance difference. It's barely usable. Cursor hover, clicks, and keyboard input take up to ...
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Loki - MBPr 15 - Screen Brightness doesn't work

loving the new OS. Just installed Loki today and have a problem with screen brightness. My screen is at full brightness, which is a pain at night. I have a MacBook Pro late 2013 11,3 with dual nvidia,...
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AppCenter - Prevent packages from updating

I need a couple of older libraries to make a program work. I can hold the packages with the following commands: apt-mark hold package echo package hold | dpkg --set-selections That way when I try to ...
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Loki installation - 3rd party drivers and UEFI secure boot

During the installation routine of Loki there's a prompt to choose whether to install 3rd-party-drivers. If you choose yes, the prompt tells you you have to disable UEFI secure boot because otherwise ...
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Loki - wifi problem Intel 3160 AC - no WPA connection

I have installed Loki 0.4 today and encountered a problem with my wifi. My network is detected and works if I do not protect it with a passphrase, but when I try to use WPA it does not work. When I ...
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Loki - App center empty [duplicate]

I've installed lok 0.4 today and the app center is empty except for installed applications. This is a known bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/appcenter/+bug/1615270 However, the suggested workaround ...
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Loki - Where is the update manager?

I just installed loki 0.4 and was surprised to find the update manager missing. No more easy way to select package sources, drivers etc. Is that a bug or a design choice??
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elementary tweaks missing in Loki [duplicate]

I upgraded to Loki release today, and the PPA for elementary tweaks is not found. I installed it on Loki Beta 2, so I assume that it isn't configured on the server side for release. The PPA I'm trying ...
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How can I add a PPA in Loki?

When I went to install aptik, I tried to add the PPA in the terminal as I normally do with: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa But I get the message: sudo: apt-add-repository: command not ...
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How can I upgrade from the beta to the stable version of elementary OS?

A stable version of elementary OS (0.4 Loki) was just released and I have installed a beta version of it on my system. Do I have to make a clean install to user the stable version or is it possible to ...
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What is the recommended way to upgrade elementary OS 0.3 Freya to 0.4 Loki?

How can I upgrade from elementary OS Freya to Loki without losing my data, you may ask?
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The share plugin in switchboard seems not to work in Loki

open switchboard. open the share plugin. As you can see, it doesn't work.
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Install Nvidia dual-graphics driver on Loki?

Currently running Freya on a 2+ years old machine that came with Nvidia dual graphics (GeForce GT 740M). On Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17 and Elementary 0.3.2, I have had to install Nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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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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Can I make a Loki 32-bit version?

What would it take to create an unofficial 32-bit version of Loki? What would be the steps required to build it from the source? What would be missing or non-functional? If someone provided an ISO, ...