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

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elementary OS won't boot: displays “reboot and select proper boot device”

I'm installing elementary OS on a Toshiba Satellite l15-b1330 laptop; this laptop was slow with W10 on it, so I opted to format the drive completely and run only elementary OS. However, the ...
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elementary OS Gnu Grub Error

After i install elementary OS when i try to open my computer a menu named by gnu grub shows what And shows me two options if i select the first one it reboots the computer and option menu come again ...
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Only mpv player plays video

Default elementary video player (as well as for example Cinema Player) stopped playing videos. Ths sound works, but there is no video (its black). Doesn't matter which type of video I play. Only mpv ...
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Keyboard special function keys don't work over Bluetooth

I've paired an Apple Magic Keyboard 2 with my Dell E7470 running elementaryOS Loki and the secondary function keys don't work. Strangely, when connected over USB they work perfectly fine (though it ...
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Can't find pomodoro app installed using appcenter

I installed this Pomodoro application from AppCenter. But I can't find the app in Slingshot(app menu) on searching. How do I open this app?
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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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No Ethernet on latest version

So, I just installed Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki from a USB drive, and I couldn't get my Ethernet connection to work after installing with proprietary drivers, neither without them. Both were clean ...
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How to change my login background?

I've been battling with this for a while now and I don't know how to make it work. I want to change the login background on Elementary, but ONLY that one. I already tried Nautilus and either I'm using ...
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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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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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Install finished, goes to reboot and gets stuck

I've installed the operating system and when it gets to finalising the restart, it says reboot: restarting done. It doesn't restart and has been sat there for 20+ minutes. I try to include an image ...
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Error sudo apt-get upgrade - apparmor

When I do sudo apt-get upgrade in the terminal, I get at the end the following: Errors detected during processing: apparmor E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) Can this error be ...
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Using alt tab gets stuck sometimes [closed]

As mentioned in the title, sometimes using alt-tab gets stuck in the screen mode when only open apps are shown in the dock. This is very problematic for me as when stuck no operations can be done. I ...
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How do I remove Blutooth Indicator?

Before Loki I used to do- apt-get remove-indicator-Bluetooth and it used to work fine but now if I do this whole wing panel get displayed. For my purpose, I don't use Bluetooth at all and I think if I ...
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App installed as snap in right-click context menu

I've installed Polarr through Snaptastic. When right clicking in Files on an image file, Polarr does not appear in the context menu, not even in View All Applications. How do I put it there? If it ...
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Shortcuts for proper shutdown and reboot in Loki?

Which commands should I use when creating keyboard shortcuts for shutdown and reboot in Loki?
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Network Sharing

I And My Friend Both Have eOS installed And We Want To Enable Network Sharing So We Can Access each other's files. Since We Both Are New To eOS We Don't Know How To Do That Can Any One Please Explain ...
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Loki release 404 not found problem

Whenever I hit sudo apt update I get this error message: Err:6 http://archive.canonical.com loki Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] E: The repository 'http://archive.canonical.com ...
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How To Highly Compress Files

I'm New To E-OS And I Want To Know That. Is There Any App Which I Can Use To Highly Compress Files in Elementary OS.
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dock and top bar is not visible only wallpaper (loki)

Actually, i did a mistake. I install tweaks for elementary and then I remove dock and one more from the startup(in tweaks settings). Everything works fine but when I restart only wallpaper is visible ...
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Bind command to unused F7 key

I have a Dell XPS 13 from 2016. The F7 key is unused. The other F-keys are bound to xf86 keys. I want to turn my F7 key into a screen off key, running xset dpms force off but custom shortcuts can'...
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elementaryOS won't start Xorg

So one night I forgot to plug in my laptop with elementaryOS, I closed the lid, and the battery died. After I charged it again, I turned on my laptop and the only thing that I got was a blinking ...
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How do I install a Huion 1060+ on Loki?

I need some help installing a Huion graphic tablet on Loki. elementary OS does have some wacom tablet settings, but when I plug my Huion, nothing happens — I mean, it reads its memory card, but when I ...
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System Settings for Sound and Color are freezing

In my elementaryOS Loki installation, the System Settings are freezing, when I try to enter Color or Sound Settings. What could be the problem?
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Error Updating from such repository cannot be done securly

I'm trying to do sudo apt update, but I'm getting this error Reading package lists... Done E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu xenial Release' does not ...
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The Monaco font doesn't work

Installing the monaco font is successful but when I use it it changes to cousine. Using this font works on all other distro's i've tried except Elementary OS. It seems i'm not the only one with this ...
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How to increase mouse sensitivity?

I'm using elementary OS 4.0.1. Below is the output of xinput list-props <id>. Acceleration speed is set on 1.0, but it is still slow. I tried to use xset m 2 1, but it gives nothing :( Device '...
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where to find beta versions of Loki?

As the title said where can we find latest developed OS? Developer option in website points to GitHub where I can't find any .iso.
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Can I set list view as the default in Pantheon Files?

A search here at StackExchange, at Reddit & via Google yields no clear answer. Has anyone found a way to force list view as the default view?
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Media playback faster than normal

There's a strange problem where one of the accounts in my desktop plays media faster than normal speed. At first I thought this was a problem with the Epiphany browser, but then even the music player ...
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Transforming Ubuntu into elementary OS

I use a series of Docker containers as VMs for unit/integration testing. I have some Ansible roles which I use for configuring my elementary OS systems. (Full disclosure: I'm a SRE nerd) In order to ...
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Unable to load desktop screen after entering my password

I'm currently using loki elementary and its running very smoothly but yesterday I updated a OS update from app center after that when I restart my system and when enter my password a black screen ...
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System crash on loki 4.1

I have a problem after updating my drivers for the nvidia with the software update programm and at the same time I ticked a box under it saying to use my processor.It asked for a restart to take place ...
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Login screen on main display

first of all i love your system and i dont this to be take as critique, just would love to have this issue fix. So Im using my laptop as a dock and I work on my external monitor. I always use display ...
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(SOLVED) Nvidia drivers for GF 800M on Lenovo C460 All-in-One?

Would like to test if my system would run on nvidia graphics card. Here is the hardware: lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Generation Core ...
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Using Multi Touch Gestures for Desktop Shifting

followed posts from Bulletmark and Neal Fennimore I can't get multi touch gestures working for desktop shifting. My process git clone http://github.com/bulletmark/libinput-gestures cd libinput-...
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How to change folder icon in pantheon-files?

How to change any folder icon in pantheon-files? Does anybody know where is the config of user default folders kept in elementary? Maybe there will I find some file to edit. I know I can't do it in ...
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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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Need to login many times before pantheon starts ( problem after installing xfce)

I installed XFCE on top of elementary os to help me transition to pantheon. However, now that I'm ready to fully switch to this beautiful desktop environment I realized that I need to restart lightdm ...
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Elementary OS is asking me for OS update daily. Is that normal?

I've been using Elementary OS daily this week and every day there is a update in the app center. The update just appears as operating system updates Is that normal?
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Missing release files during apt update [duplicate]

I will post it here, since I cannot find chat to ask a question or any specific place to post bugs. Sorry, if it's wrong place to post such bug, redirect me in right direction please. My setup ...
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Adwaita package removed - can’t boot in

I am not an expert in the terminal but I understand how it works a little. So I wanted to remove some themes from my elementary OS Loki. First I deleted the .theme folder, but on the tweaks I could ...
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How to rebind the copy/paste shortcut keys?

I am an emacs user, and the elementaryOS short-cut keys for copy/paste really bug me. Is it possible to rebind C-c, C-v, C-a to super-c, super-v, super-a etc? (where super is the cmd/win key - i use a ...
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Beginner help installing Sophos antivirus package on elementary os Loki

I've downloaded the free Sophos antivirus package for Linux (is this a good antivirus for eOS Loki?). However, I'm still a beginner and I don't know how to install it. I extracted the package in the ...
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MacBook Air Facetime HD

My Macbook Air runs Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and my webcam is not working out of the box. First thing I've done was trying to identify the precise device lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 05ac:8406 Apple,...
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eOS Loki - Video Tearing with Intel Graphic Card

I am a happy loki user but the screen tearing in videos is horrible. It doesn't matter if it is a video played in VLC or a YouTube or Netflix video in firefox. I always experience the tearing so it ...
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Can't login after a PATH modification

I'm sorry to bother you, but I think I've just made a huge mistake. I was trying to install TexLive on my Elementary OS distro. I was following this guide (italian, unfortunately): link In the ...
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ElementaryOS broken packages [duplicate]

I am having a trouble whenever I want to install a new package or run sudo apt-get update with the following message: W: The repository 'http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter xenial Release' does ...
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Any ideas as to why my Desktop and Multitasking backgrounds are rendering funny? [duplicate]

Apologies if this is more appropriate for the subreddit, but my question felt supportish. Anyway, I just stumbled across elementary (mac user since I was like 7) and decided to give it a shot last ...
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How does The login sceen knows my custom wallpaper if i have my home folder permission to 700?

On Ubuntu, if i set my home folder permissions to 700, the login screen can't access my wallpaper so it always display the default one. On Elementary OS, even if my home folder permission is set to ...