Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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cannot change screen brightnes

Hi I have just installed Elementary OS Loki 0.4.1, on to my acer aspire 5742 PEW71 laptop. I have it dual booted with windows 7 which can alter screen brightness, however when i change the brightness ...
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Black screen after wake up from suspend mode

I'm using the latest Nvidia graphics drivers. They're working very well, but sometimes when my desktop wakes up from suspend, I get a black screen, before and/or after I log in. The screen will light ...
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Installing Windows alongside elementary OS

I am fairly new to elementary OS and Ubuntu/Linux. I would like to install Windows alongside elementary OS and do a dual boot system. I have found some posts on it but they are older then two years ...
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USB 3.0 Network Adapter - Chipset ax88179

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with eOS Loki ... I have purchased a USB-C 3.0 Multi-Function Adapter, 3 USB ports and an Ethernet 10/100/1000 with the ax88179 chipset. The USB ports are ...
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How to switch to simple app switcher

Currently when we press alt+tab it brings one app to foreground and brings next app if we keep pressing tab. Is there anyway to bring simple app switcher like in Ubuntu or Mint and then use arrow ...
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The screen goes black when I suspend the laptop

Recently I installed Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and the laptop goes black when I want to lock/suspend it (Win+L). Then, I can't do anymore and I've to do a force shutdown. What can I do? Thanks a lot!
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Accidentally uninstalled Bluetooth from Elementary OS Loki.

Reinstalled it, but it doesn't work, and icon doesn't appear on the top dock
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Second HDMI Monitor Not Displaying

Today, the HDMI port does not seem to be transmitting to the external HDMI monitor I've used for more than a year. Using fully updated Loki. I've checked cable connections. Monitor has power but ...
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How to fix the “alarms can be up to one month in the future” problem in elementary os loki?

I've installed Elementary os Loki and when I resume it from suspend, the screen is completely black with this line: tc_cmos 00:01: alarms can be up to one month in the future I've searched for this ...
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Battery icon is missing from top wingpanel

Just like what the title said. I dual booted elementary OS Loki and realized that the battery icon has gone missing... I've tried reinstalling everything, but it still does not show up. I'm using a ...
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Is the current iso broken

I'm trying to install Loki. I've downloaded the .iso file, but it does not show up in Rufus or Unetbootin when browsing for an .iso. Am I missing something?
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How can I fix the error-black box in elementary os?

I'm new in Linux and I've installed Elementary os Loki. I've tried to install Dropbox, and later of that, a strange black box with a type forbidden symbol appeared (see image). I've searched about ...
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Cannot access serial port

I have installed OpenCPN which is navigation software that needs a GPS connection. I used the installation for Ubuntu 17 and the program works however when I try to connect my USB GPS dongle the ...
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Where is the place to report bugs and make suggestions about Elementary Document Viewer (Evince)

I would like to report a bug that is present on the Loki Document Viewer. What is the best place to report and make suggestions about this packages? I tried the Elementary's github, but i couldn't ...
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Intel PRIME profile causes freezing on boot

After a new installation of Loki 0.4.1, the system boots fine but has some issues with freezing on booting and suspending. As per discussions, installing the proprietary nVidia drivers provided ...
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onscreen keyboard on login

Please tell me there is a way to enable onscreen keyboard during login? It used to be in Freya but Loki has many basic things either hidden or just impossible to do anymore? Please how can I enable ...
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When will we get Ryzen support? [duplicate]

I am told that you do not support the ryzen cpu at this time. Is that something I will see soon?
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Time stuck in 24h mode after installing from OEM (loki 0.4.1)

I noticed a very annoying bug after completing a fresh OEM installation. After booting and setting up a user profile from the oem-config, it seems that some of the date and time packages are getting ...
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Is there a way to not record what have been printed in the past?

If i go to the printer settings, i can check the printed history. Is there a way to remove and not store this past printed jobs? Thanks.
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Long boot and resume times on 2008 MacBook

I just installed elementary OS (Loki) on a 13" early 2008 MacBook (dual boot w/ rEFInd), and so far everything works fine except booting up and resuming from sleep taking extraordinarily long (think ...
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Am I going to find Busybox after a Loki update or does it ship with certain packages? If so which ones please so I can avoid it?

I've been having problems with Freya, Ubuntu 16 and Linux Mint over the last few weeks - all boot problems and all something to do with Busybox This week I installed Loki onto 2 HDD's on my PC. One I ...
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VLC users. What happens when you exit while in the fullscreen mode (alt+f4)? Does it start in the same size as you have before going fullscreen? [closed]

Can somebody that uses vlc tell me what happens in situation described in the title? On mine, when i start vlc after exiting in fullscreen mode, it forgets the window size that i had before going ...
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Can't install ElementaryOS on DELL XPS 15 (9650)

I've just got a new Dell XPS 15 (9650) with Windows 10 on it, but I want to install ElementaryOS (https://elementary.io) as the only OS (so I want to remove Windows). I created a bootable USB with ...
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Calibre doesn't start

i'm using newest elementary os with my lenovo x250 and after i installed calibre from app center it just doesn't open. I click on the icon from Application meniu and nothing happens. Help would be ...
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Can't switch to wireless mode [duplicate]

Some days ago I install on my PC elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki with parallel Win 8.1. But I have a trouble. When start elementary OS, I have only wired connection and can't switch it on wireless. The ...
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How to block Facebook ads in Epiphany?

Allow advertisements is disabled in Preferences, but some ads, especially Facebook ads, bypass the filter. I've tried adding some custom lists to /home/.config/epiphany/adblock/filters.list but they ...
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problems automounting a hard drive

When I was evaluating Elementary as my primary os, i installed the os on my ssd, and then hooked up an external as my storage drive. When I decided this is the OS that I want to use primarily going ...
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Can't bind the § key on the Apple keyboard

When creating a keyboard shortcut I can't use the § key on my Apple keyboard, which is located under the Esc key. In elementary OS when the § key is pressed a < is returned. When I create a ...
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Can I generate a custom notification? [solved]

Is there a way to generate a custom notification, and how? I have a bash script that performs rsync backups, and this script runs as a cronjob. I want to have that script generate a notification to ...
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Yakindu application cannot run on elementary OS [duplicate]

I am trying to run Yakindu (https://www.itemis.com/en/yakindu/state-machine/) on elementary OS. But as soon as I start it the GUI starts slowing down until it is not responding anymore/is frozen. I ...
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Command line applications don't launch from menu

After installation of some software that in general run in terminal, like vim or htop, their shortcuts appear in application menu, which is nice and correct. But the issue I have is that when I ...
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Can't update the system

So, the system is telling me that important updates were found, but every time I run sudo apt update I get these errors. Err:19 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kernel-ppa/ppa/ubuntu xenial Release 404 ...
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elementary OS doesn't reconize my computer as Laptop. OS thinks I have a Desktop

I've recently install elementary OS Loki. In general it works fine except for one major thing. OS is not recognizing my computer as laptop, it recognizes my computer as desktop. For instance, I doesn'...
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Language in Settings on Loki Live USB are Russian

So i just tried the ElementaryOS. I just booted it to try out from a boot USB. I changed the language to German, when I noticed, that the layout was something russian. So i went a menu back and ...
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Google Chrome version 62 has no window buttons when maximized

I recently upgraded Google Chrome from version 61.0.3163.100-1 to version 62.0.3202.62-1 and now there are no window buttons (close, maximize) visible when the browser window is maximized. Here's the ...
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(SOLVED) Cannot login in recovery mode

after updates from 2017-10-16... ...my system won't boot anymore with following errors... I tried to boot into recovery mode, but after typing my username the system does not prompt for password... ...
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Setup external hard drive?

So I have an extra external hard drive that I was using for my xbox. So I'm trying to set it up so i have extra space for apps and files for my elementary installation. I installed gparted so i ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any device

Im using a laptop ASUS A455LF with fresh install of elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki, when i try to use my bluetooth, no devices are found. When try this in terminal: sudo systemctl status bluetooth.service ...
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Add images to signature in Mail

I am able to add a signature to each of my accounts, but since I want to use mail for my work email. I need to add 2 images to my signature. Ctrl + G doesn't seem to do anything in there. Is there ...
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I can' t update/upgrade or install anything

please, can anybody help me. after: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade djordje@dj:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You ...
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elementary os opens tty terminal at start

I have a serious issue that I don't understand. When I start my computer elementary won't open the graphical window to log in and instead it starts a tty terminal. To get the graphical login window I ...
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Applications menu slow

Applications menu loads slowly at first use (first boot). Then, at second use, it responds quickly at scrolling through apps. Is tit a bug or do I have a slow computer? 4 GB RAM, Quad-Core AMD A8-6410 ...
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Missing spell check in file extensions other than *.txt

The Scratch spell check extension does not work with some file extensions such as *.tex or *.php in elementary OS Loki. Is there a workaround for this?
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Missing OS on e OS mac USB install

Re: elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170814.iso mac etcher-1.1.2.dmg Hi Shasum zero[d] referenced image file, but elementary OS installer could not install grub correctly on the target USB drive, ...
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Sync outlook calendar with the calendar app

This might be a silly question with an easy solution, but I've yet to find it. I'm trying to set up my outlook calendar (from uni, has my classes and stuff) to sync with the calendar app on 0.4.1loki. ...
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Where are the keyboard shortcuts stored? [duplicate]

When I create a custom keyboard shortcut in Loki, where is that stored?
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Loki 0.4.1 - How to change home folders names on the left pane?

My folders on the right are in polish (just like my whole system) but those on the left stay in english. How can I change those on the left to polish too? Changing the system language back to english ...
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remina pulldown menu not present

after using remina (RDP app) for a while in full screen mode ... the pulldown menu stops working in Loki .... I dont know if this is a remina or Loki bug or maybe something else entirely ... any ideas ...
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Vsync issue with switchable graphics ( nvidia 630m / intel hd 3000) on elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki (64 bit)

I have tried various (almost all) nvidia proprietary drivers on my machine and vsync issue is still persisting. Nouveau drivers in not an option as I want to SVP (https://www.svp-team.com/wiki/...
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CPU throttle / governor / fan

Is it possible to change the CPU throttling and governor in Loki? I have Elementary OS installed on a separate partition on my Windows 10 machine SSD drive. I have Chrome and Firefox and Thunderbird ...