Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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UEFI dual boot won't dual boot

I have a work laptop that had an encrypted partition with Windows 7 and I wanted to dual boot it with Loki. I installed Loki, but during the installation process it told me that I couldn't install it ...
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Loki chose wired network profile

I have multiple wired network profiles. How can i chose one in the loki gui? In Freya it was easily possible via the network panel, all profiles were listed and I simply clicked on it to activate. In ...
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'Message zoom' in pantheon-mail possible?

In freya with geary it was possible to zoom the message permanent with a 'user-message.css' -file in /home/user/.config/geary Content body { zoom: 1.4; } Now in loki it doesn't work anymore ...
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Recording with AMD proprietary drivers

I had issues taking screenshots till I stumbled upon someone suggesting alt+ctrl+f2 and then alt+ctrl+f7 to make it where you can take screenshots. Which worked for screenshots. I tried doing this for ...
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Album art can't be seen in Music Application?

Im using LOKI . The music app doesn't shows ALBUM ART like it was shown in the Main page. How to resolve this. Please help. Thanks in advance.
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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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Wifi not working Elementary OS Loki 0.4

I install Loki 0.4 on a MacBook White Dual core 2,4 Ghz. The wifi is there but try to connect and time run out (server not found). I think it may be wifi drivers. Please help.
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Fresh install Hera on Loki - UNetbootin not working

UNetbootin from the AppCenter in Loki does not locate the necessary location of the Hera .iso file. It only searches in Computer (File System). I can't update using code, so I need a way to freshly ...
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Resetting password for authentication change to user account

In the past I've (probably) set password to authenticate changes in users' accounts. I've lost the password and cannot perform important changes in users setting tab. Unfortunately I'm new to Linux ...
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Booting Hera with Multisystem USB

Since Juno release I am unable to boot the system with Multisystem USB (combination of GRUB and live system ISO). The boot process gets interrupted with initramfs unable to find a medium containing a ...
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Intel 8265 Stopped Working w/ ElemOS Loki

I've been using ElemOS Loki for the past few years just fine until today when my wifi card stopped working and can no longer connect to the internet (no ethernet port unfortunately). I've tried ...
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elementary OS Loki; How to update the Intel HD 5300 driver?

elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki Built on "Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS" Linux 4.15.0-72-generic GTK+ 3.18.9 Intel Corporation HD Graphics 5300 (rev 09) I am trying to run Google Sketchup via PlayOnLinux. I have ...
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How to reset crop settings back to default in the Photo App on elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki?

few months back i had to crop a photo to a specific size. so i went through the steps in the drop down menus and cropped it. how do you rest the edited preferences to go back to the default settings?...
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Update from Loki to Hera stable?

I was stuck with my first linux MacBook Pro (17" 2007 core2 duo era) with no possibilities to either read an USB other than MacOS and it didn't recognize my CD-RW for installing something else, so I ...
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Issue in Boot , platform device creation failed: -16

cpi MSFT0101:00: platform device creation failed: -16 Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) Hardware name : HP HP pavilion notebook/820C , BIOS F.07 05/27/2016 I have dual boot Windows 10 + ...
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Black screen after update

Like a number of users, I have a black screen after updating last month. I have tried a few possible solutions on stackexhange, unfortunately, none worked. If anyone is willing to help, I'd appreciate ...
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home folder and its contents remain on the partition, after clean install for upgrade to Juno, but inaccessible

I wanted to upgrade from Loki to Juno, with a low bandwidth internet connection, and to save time and effort, etc. So, I tried to use the method from this link: Update from Loki to Juno stable? But, ...
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Is there any processes that I can disable to shorten the booting time?

systemd-analyze blame 630ms ufw.service 405ms dev-sda2.device 354ms systemd-logind.service 350ms pantheon-parental-controls.service 244ms udisks2....
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File Dialogue Doesn't Work

On Loki I have the same problem with several applications which involve a file dialogue. When I select a file there is no way to 'Save', as there is no button to click, [Enter] doesn't work and (...
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Quick info (for peace of mind)

I'm pretty sure if I shrink my HDD to leave some unallocated free space and then try to install ElementaryOS alongside my W10, it will just use that free space, and create everything it needs from ...
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My Lenovo laptop doesn't support elementary OS

I downloaded the elementary OS distribution and tried to install that on VirtualBox, Wi-Fi doesn't work, I read the information on previous questions, but the problem hasn't solved yet. So I should to ...
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Sound problems in Loki (dummy output) alsa not loading modules

I don't have any sound, only dummy output which doesn't work, and following the Ubuntu guide for troubleshooting sound, I get stuck at loading the modules. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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Unable to push latest software update in Loki

For some reason I'm unable to update this. It's only 25.3 MB(29 components). I get the message 'waiting for package manager lock', but this disappears and the updates do not happen. I've never had ...
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What are the upgrade paths to Elementary OS 5.0?

If I want to install Elementary OS now and upgrade to 5.0 when it is released, should I install Elementary OS 0.4.1 or 5.0 beta? Can either/both upgrade to 5.0?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Language in Settings on Loki Live USB are Russian

I just tried elementary OS. 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 clicked on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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File that handles raw thumbnails in Files

Where is the file that handles camera raw thumbnails in Files? I want to add a mimetype (image/x-sigma-x3f) and see what other adjustments I can make. (I don't think it's the file /usr/share/...
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Gamma value reset on reboot

I have installed elementary OS on my HP 2000-2128 notebook. But screen is faint and bright. To change contrast i have added xgamma -gamma 0.7 to startup command. But on reboot it automatically changes ...
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Black screen after wake after accidental greeter change

I installed eOS a while ago and I'm pretty happy with it, but a few days ago came a problem. I was playing around with Solaar to get my mouse's SmartShift to work and I may have downloaded and ran the ...
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virtual terminal (getty) inaccessible?

My issue is that I cannot login on a virtual terminal (getty). So CtlAltF2 does not give me a login prompt. None of the gettys does actually. Only shortly after booting up I can get a prompt but that ...
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New session when the lockscreen shows up (or when my laptop goes in standby)

I'm running ElementaryOS Loki since yesterday and I'm very pleased so far, there is just one annoyance that I couldn't figure out. I get a new session (as in: no programs open and a completely empty ...
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Loading animation freezing in Loki

As I have stated in the title the loading icon animations are seem to be freezing. I have experienced this in the AppCenter update tab and during the Wi-Fi connection. However after a while the ...