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

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How does one perform a PPA Installation [duplicate]

Aloha: How would one install the PPA:detly/mactel-utils package into (onto) elementary os (loki)?
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Wifi card not working Loki

I have come to this issue since yesterday that the only way I can get internet from using my computer is by sharing my phone's connection via USB. My wifi card seems like it is not even activated. I ...
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Wifi disabled after security update Loki

This morning, after a regular system including security update, my wifi driver was knocked off, no wifi appeared in network anymore sudo lshw -C network returned: *-network description: ...
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Icons of default folder are gone

Default icons of default folders in file manager are gone even though I am using default theme and icons. (checkout image below) Please help me.
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File Association - Adobe Acrobat Reader (elementary OS - Loki)

I am new to Linux. Moved from windows 10, Loving elementary OS. But need help with small things. I installed Adobe Acrobat reader. I selected a saved .pdf file -> Right Click -> choose properties -> ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Slingshot application launcher is very sensitive

I have three pages of applications in my launcher, but I find it difficult to access the second page of applications because of how sensitive the horizontal scrolling is in the launcher. When using ...
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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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wingpanel is using almost 100GB of virtual memory

Just randomly noticed that wingpanel is using 98GB of virtual memory. Restarted it with "kill -HUP", it used 97GB upon restart. OS version is 0.4.1. I'm relatively new to this so any input is ...
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light-locker: strange beheavior when trying to unlock the screen/open the lid

loki has light-locker I have setup that when I close the lid of the notebook the screen locks (not suspends) when I close it and then after a while open it, I have to wait a few seconds to get rid of ...
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Cannot make Samsung ML2165 Printer work in Loki

I have a Samsung ML2165 laser printer. When I look at printers two are shown as follows: Samsung ML-2160 Series Samsung ML-2165 Both are shown as ready. Nothing will print. When I attempted to ...
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Bluetooth no longer works after system update

I've been using elementaryOS Loki for a while but after I decided to update packages queued in my System Updates, Bluetooth, along with its icon in Wingpanel ceased to work, although I'm not entirely ...
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Loki 0.4.1 dualboot with Fedora on LVM

I have installed Elementary OS on my LVM partition alongside Fedora. Since I already have a boot partition with grub installed I skipped the boot-loader installation by running the ubiquity installer ...
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Cannot make calls through Skype

I've recently installed Skype to my computer, which runs Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. Even though it was installed smoothly, when I try to click on call icon, it does nothing. So now I'm unable to make ...
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Give pantheon terminal a fixed window name

I am using Elementary OS version 0.4.1. I need to give pantheon terminal a fixed window name. Currently it is set to mix of command it is executing and the pwd, which is not what I want. Is there a ...
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(SOLVED) Permanent nVidia Powermizer Performance Mode

anyone found a way to keep nVidia's Powermizer settings to stick to Performance Mode between computer restarts? If I select it from nVidia Settings GUI it always reverts to Auto Mode between computer ...
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Software-update Problem in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki

For 7 months I have been using Elementary os. I have been trying to take system updates. But I have been having the following error no matter what I have done to get rid of it. W: The repository '...
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Elementary Os: Change firefox default icon

All my icons are nice-looking, thanks to the elementary os theme. however, firefox icon is the default icon and not changed. I have installed ElementaryPlus theme to add additional icons but firefox ...
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Shortcut not working

I'm on elementary 0.4.1 Loki and I run Telegram Desktop. The only way I can get the special characters such as é or ã on Telegram Desktop is to run with this command: QT_IM_MODULE=xim Downloads/...
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Ethernet not working on Loki, no IP address

Installed Elementary OS at home using Wifi, all is working fine. But when connecting to Ethernet cable at work, there is no netwerk connection. The network card is detected, but there is no IP ...
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Upgrade from Loki to Juno

I know if elementary Juno still development, but for waiting new version i want to ask ease way to upgrade without clean install?
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loki - missing wingpanel after messing with dconf

I recently installed elementary OS on my Desktop computer, and after customizing a little bit with dconf settings my wingpanel (topbar) dissapeared. Maximizing an application doesn't cover the space ...
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Failed to fetch updates : How to fix corrupt source file

The error message contains: Failed to fetch updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. details: W: The repository 'http://ppa....
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Graphics and login problems on late 2016 Razer Blade Stealth

I'm having a couple of problems with a clean install of Loki on my late 2016 model Razer Blade Stealth with an Intel i7-7500U (Kaby Lake) CPU and integrated graphics. I'm able to boot to the login ...
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Applications are loading very slow, copy/paste operation not going beyond 10MB/s

I reinstalled eOS three weeks ago, now using 0.4.1. My system setup and partitions are same as before. From last week my applications are taking long time to load. Copy/paste operation is very slow, ...
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elementary OS has the MATE DE

I have two users on my PC, one desktop environment looks similar to a standard eOS except the icons are MATE-like and some icons are missing. The other user's desktop environment looks like MATE: ...
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How do I install RTL8723BE driver in Elementary OS (4.13.0-41)?

I've installed Elementary OS on HP 15-bw011dx (UEFI/GPT, Secure boot OFF). Ethernet works but the wireless nic does not appear in SYSTEM SETTINGS/NETWORK. In a terminal I entered the following ...
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Automatic Login on Loki will not work

I've installed Loki and toggled the "Log in Automatically" switch on. But when I restart the system, it still shows the standard log in screen and asks for the password. When I go back to User ...
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Wifi not working after installation

I'm new to Linux so please bear with me. I've just installed 0.4.1 Loki from a USB drive and whereas the WiFi worked when I booted up from the USB drive, it doesn't after full installation. If I go ...
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kswapd0 problem

I've been using elementary OS for about a month, and the problem of kswapd0 using 100% of the CPU appeared both on my PC and Netbook. Is there any way to fix it? I've installed the 4.15 kernel and ...
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Eclipse crashes elementary OS

I have installed Eclipse Oxygen from snapcraft (also attempted with the download from the official site). Eclipse launches, gets to about 25% complete on the load, and then elementary OS crashes, I ...
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Buying the OS with creditcard

I'd like to buy an iso, but I don't want to use a creditcard, prefer to use PayPal. How to go about that?
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VPN failed for openconnect server

Starting today after regularly using VPN using Loki's built-in nav-bar gui, I can't connect. When I attempt to select the VPN service, it shows as an exclamation mark in a red circle. Tooltip shows ...
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HPLIP 3.18.4 upgrade

I'm trying to get the latest HPLIP 3.18.4 installed for a new printer that I purchased. My printer requires HPLIP 3.16.11 or greater and Elementary OS only provides 3.16.3 at this time. Going through ...
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How Do I set the HiDPI Scaling factor for the lock screen and log in screen?

I'm having problems setting the HiDPI scaling factor for the log in screen and lock screen. Thanks for your help! elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki
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Is there a way to add new docklets to plank?

Can we download and add docklets to plank? Is this possible?
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How to Remove Infinality and use default settings?

I followed these instructions to install Infinality on Loki sudo add-apt-repository ppa:no1wantdthisname/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fontconfig-infinality and set the style to OSX, ...
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Loki: cannot clear all notifications because menu is covered … by notifications!

once in a while I might get 200 email messages -- which leads to 200 notifications which must be closed one at a time. This is because the "Clear all notifications" menu item is always covered by ...
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How to check the TBW for ADATA SSD?

A week ago I make a fresh OS install on a brand new ADATA SSD and wanted to check the TBW till now. Here is what I "found" in S.M.A.R.T.: === START OF INFORMATION SECTION === Device Model: ADATA ...
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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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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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LTE modem Fibocom L830-EB on ThinkPad T480s

I install elementary OS on ThinkPad T480s. Everything works accept modem Fibocom Cat6 L830-EB 4G LTE. I install "modem manager gui" and UI shows an error "Modem is not ready for operation. Please wait ...
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Cannot install Elementary Tweaks in Loki (no release file for the repo)

I'm back to elementary after some absence and I hope to keep using it, but I have no big incentive so far. After discovering that adding repos was disabled by default, as well as the Ubuntu's ...
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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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Too big window buttons!

I have elementary os loki installed. I've installed a mac os theme, as i like how it does look and changed the layout of the buttons to mac os from the settings. Now, for some reasons, i have some ...
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elementary OS lock screen configuration

I would like to set the elementary OS lock screen back. I made a miss installation of unity and when a came back by uninstalling it I found the regular login screen again: (Regular elementary OS ...
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Loki: Sound settings is not recognizing my audio devices, alsamixer is

In the wingpanel, the sound indicator icon is disabled (with an x in front of the speaker icon), even if I unmute/raise the volume up. alsamixer is working fine and recognizes my devices and audio ...
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Does anyone have a kindle?

I want to by an amazon kindle paperwhite 2015 and I'm not sure it will work fine. Does anyone have one, can you connect it and upload pdfs or mobis on it without problems? I've searched the ubuntu ...
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elementaryOS freezes after login — new razer blade stealth 13.3"

I've been having quite the issue with getting 0.4.1 loki running on my razer. The log in screen loads just fine, but after I input my password I see a fizz of static and the machine freezes. I have ...
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Failed to fetch Components-amd64.yml.xz when Update

I get the latest Elementary OS Loki, buy a new SSD drive for linux. Install Elementary OS there today(03/19) and the this is the first thing I do : sudo apt-get update Here's my result: Failed to ...
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how to enable automatic login after waking up from suspend in Loki?

In my setup, whenever I wake up from suspend, the login window comes up in another monitor that's in a different room. I can't seem to get the display manager to run the login window in my main ...