Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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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 ...
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Adding Chinese Input Loki

I have followed the instructions on numerous other questions, but none of them work, how am I supposed to install pinyin (preferably google pinyin) on elementary os loki? After installing fctix (and ...
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First installation

I have a lot of question before my first installation of a linux distribution. For my next job (i'll start in 1 month), i'll use a computer (with Linux). So i'll try to learn to use it before i start ...
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Prevent applications from overlapping plank

Is there a way to prevent applications from overlapping the plank in normal mode, but also hide the plank if the application goes into full screen mode?
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Mounted windows network folders do not show in open save box on native apps

I have a NAS which I built using OMV as the OS with all my music documents e.t.c. The folders from the NAS are shared via SAMBAI installed gigolo so that certain folders from my NAS are mounted when ...
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Installer NVMe Support (Dell XPS 15 9560)

In attempting to install Elementary OS on my XPS 15 9560 (i7, 32GB ram, 1TB ssd), I've run into the issue with the installer not recognizing my main (and only) SSD drive. On the 9560 it happens to be ...
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Delete pictures in background

The image I put in the background, but I deleted it in the meantime, remained in the settings from the picture. How can I delete it? l look in file system/usr/share/background but I did not find it ...
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Failed to Authenticate apt upgrade

Command run: sudo apt upgrade [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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Any way to make elementary better on low DPI screens?

I have installed elementary on a very old laptop with a very low resolution (1024x800). Some of the windows are cut off at the bottom so I can't access them. Here are some screenshots: I have tried ...
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Only wallpaper after login

I have fresh installation of Elementary OS and have a problem that can't handle. After system boot I have login page and when I type my password, login page dissapear, there is only wallpaper nothing ...
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Cannot eject external harddrive

On elementary OS Loki, if I mount my external hard disk and eject the hard disk, the external hard disk continues spinning. And if I shutdown the computer it takes a long time. Is this a bug?
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Allow Adruino IDE access to USB ports?

I've installed the latest version of the Arduino IDE (1.8.4) following the instructions on the Adafruit website here: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-arduino-ide-setup/linux-setup I connect my ...
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How to set scaling on external monitor?

I have an XPS 13 which has a 3200*1800 resolution hooked up to an external monitor that only goes up to 1920*1080. How do I make it so that when I place windows on my external monitor that they are ...
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Elementary Loki GUI Volume Reduce is not working

The Sounds Panel in the System Settings does not show any of my speakers. Also, using the GUI to adjust the volume does not work at all. However, the speakers work and applications can actually play ...
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Suspend shuts down my laptop

My laptop (Dell XPS 13) started shutting itself off every time I closed the lid. At first, I thought that maybe something was changed in my power settings but lo and behold, it's set to suspend when ...
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Securely Wipe/Shred Files in Pantheon via Right Click menu

Is there a way to add shred to ElementaryOS content menu? So instead of typing shred -f -v -z -u file.zip I can just right click the file and delete it.
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Does EOS Loki work on the Surface 3 (non-pro)?

I have elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170814 and made the install disk. It stops when trying to install the OS to disk. When I try to run the OS directly from the Live Disk it is able to boot ...
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Update notification

AppCenter's automatic update notification doesn't work anymore for a few days caused by missing file /usr/share/applications/io.elementary.appcenter-daemon.desktop.
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Can't install repositories in Loki

How can I add another repositories in Loki? When I try to install software-properties-common I get the message: E: Unable to locate package software-properties-common My system version: root@...
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How to disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki?

When deleting a file it plays a paper crunching sound. I keep my Desktop volume at max and adjust in-app sounds. This paper crunching sound is really loud when earphones are plugged in. How can I ...
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Can a window be shown on every desktop?

Just installed eOS (Loki), and I like it so far. I have one small question that I can't find an answer to online, though: In Ubuntu, there's an option in a window's title bar context menu to "...
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How do I get back that app that I bought after reinstall?

I bought a bunch of apps from Appcenter, but for reasons I had to reinstall my OS. Is there any way for me to have those apps again without paying for them?
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Super Key only for window overview - elementaryOS

Is there any way to configure SUPER (aka WINKEY) to launch window overview, like in Gnome? I already tried the commands below for app launcher and it works. settings set org.gnome.mutter overlay-key ...
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SOLVED: Can't install elementary OS Loki: nouveau init failed (MMIO write fault)

I wanted to install elementary OS Loki in dual boot with my win10. For information, I have a old motherboard mode with legacy bios, I hope is not a problem to install elementary OS Loki. I used Rufus ...
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Elementary OS is draining my battery

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430, and I just installed Elementary OS a week ago. Since I've been trying it with no charger I've seen how my battery level is reducing almost every three minutes. I ...
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Problem with audio while using headset

I'm using elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki 64 bit on my laptop. Now I can't hear sounds of my audio or any video file through my headset. Even though I plug them the sound will come out of the inbuilt speaker ...
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Error while doing 'sudo apt update': no Release file

Whenever I do sudo apt update, I get the following response: Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu loki InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease ...
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How to revert Super to Super + Space?

I changed the Super+Space shortcut to Super using some command I don't remember now (It's been 2-3 weeks). But I don't like it, it gets in the way many times during my work, and also Super+Space never ...
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Laptop hangs for approximately 2 minutes upon sign-in [duplicate]

I have a System76 Galago Pro. Upon booting the laptop and logging in, the laptop hangs on a screen showing only the desktop wallpaper for about 2 minutes before loading the desktop. One thing to note ...
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Elementary os does not shutdown

I installed the newest version of elementary os recently on my thinpad carbon second generation. The os works fine. The only thing is that the computer is not shutting down when asked to. If you ...
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Large font in Pantheon greeter

Due to my relatively poor vision, I prefer to have large icons and form fields in all of my working environments. I don't need to take it as far as installing Vinux though. In Manjaro and other OSes, ...
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Change workspace from the terminal?

How can I change the work-space I am currently on using terminal? Using dconf editor, I have set the dynamic work-space option to false. And have 4 work-spaces as a result. I want to be able to ...
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Unable to install Kodi Krypton 17.3

Today i took the jump to Linux on a little home media PC. Trying to install Kodi Krypton 17.3 but i keep only getting the old version? I followed this guide http://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:...
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PIcture in Picture

Is there a way to use picture in picture feature on elementary os Loki? I want to make a video call using skype with this function.
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Language Translations not working in Bookworm

I have followed the instructions at the Elementary Getting Started (Translations) to set up the translations and I have a few translated languages including French in the po directory (fr.po). I can ...
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Frequent crashes with Intel i915 and second HDMI monitor

elementary OS is a gorgeous operating system, to the point where I have donated multiple times to it. However, there is something driving me nuts that will ultimately lead me to abandon it if not ...
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Theme unexpectedly changed to Gnome

I am not sure what I did in order to end up with the Gnome theme, but the beautiful elementary OS desktop is gone and now I'm seeing the Gnome theme. I have tried purging elementary-desktop, ...
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Reinstall or Reset Elementary OS loki 0.4.1 completely

Don't know actually what i made to system, it now stuck at pantheon-greeter. Though i have no installation media around please help me to resolve this issue by reinstall or anything via terminal. ...
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Elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64bit): How to reinstall app center?

I am trying to figure out how to reinstall App Center, I want to think it worked in the beginning, but cant remember... sudo apt install appcenter Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a ...
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lost /etc/apt/sources.list

I somehow lost /etc/sources.list I'm tired of googling it all day. Please help me :( And it is giving me this warning. WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list' The program '...
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WiFi is not working in Loki 0.4.1 (HP Pavilion)

I am a total newbie here, and cant figure out how to get the Wifi to work on my laptop (HP Pavilion AB Series). Steps I did take: Reinstalled Elementary with Ethernet connected and checking on two ...
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Touchpad cursor movement less smooth than it used to be

Since two days ago, I am experiencing a difference in how one-finger movements on the touchpad are translated into cursor movement. It is less smooth than before, especially when it's just a small ...
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Elementary OS update - Save button missing when trying to download from internet browser [closed]

The following problem emerged after the previous software update was installed. When I try to save something from the internet on a browser, I get a window in which I can browse my file system to ...
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elementary OS Update

I just installed elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki on an iMac over the last weekend and everything went swimmingly well. This AM when I try sudo apt-get update, I get this message: W: The repository '...
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Loki won't boot, stuck on blinking cursor

I've been using ElementaryOS for a few months since I decided it would be my daily driver. I had no problems with it until last night when I decided to run a "apt upgrade" from terminal then rebooted ...