Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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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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Grub doesn't show at start up

Recently, installed Loky in dual boot mode with Win10 in my laptop. The installtion seemed to run ok. When the install program requested to restart, I did it, but the grub bootloader didn't show up, ...
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How can I add wingpanel to startup

I accidentally removed it - it is as simple as adding 'wingpanel' custom command to the startup from inside the applications system setting menu? Seems to work,but not sure if that is the 'right way'...
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Is the CPu temperature of my laptop normal -> possible overheating

I'm using Elementary OS 0.4 Loki. When I start the laptop in the morning (the laptop is cold), if i run sensors 36° Celsius. After some time, if i open a browser, the speed fan gets to 2000 rpm and ...
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Using Intel HD Graphics + NVIDIA GPU with Loki

NOTE: Before you mark the question duplicate and give me the link to this solution: Install Nvidia dual-graphics driver on Loki? I have to state that I tried it and it automatically installed nvidia-...
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Is there a way to add log-in user names and passwords for sites in Epiphany? [closed]

Sometimes I can't save log-in user names and passwords for sites, even if I click Save when prompted. For example for Flickr. I guess it's an Epiphany bug, but I couldn't find any information about it....
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How to view the change log? [duplicate]

I'm a beginner linux user and as my first linux os I chose elementary and I think its great. But everyday since I installed it(couple of days ago) I get an update for 'Operating System Updates'. Even ...
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How to increase battery performance? [duplicate]

I am using elementary OS 0.4 Loki on my LENOVO ThinkPad Edge E125. Everything is fine except battery performance. The battery lasts hardly 1 hour what was previously almost 3 hours. What should I do?
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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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PhpStorm: Dead keys not working (for ', ", etc)

I'm using Elementary OS Loki on my Dell XPS 9550. The keyboard layout I'm using is English (US, International with dead keys). This works perfectly in every application I have tested so far. However,...
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Can I enable the desktop to create files, folders and shortcuts? In loki [duplicate]

I am testing Elementary OS loki, I find it very interesting, but note that I can not create any file on the desktop which seems to me to be wasting a lot of resources in terms of organization, well I ...
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Cannot shut down and CPU fan goes crazy

I've installed Elementary OS Loki on my laptop yesterday. At the beginning everything was OK. But last night after some installation and system updates I cannot shutdown Elementary OS. When I ...
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Trouble resizing XPad window on VirtualBox VM

I'm running Loki inside a VirtualBoxVM Anybody else having issues resizing XPad windows running on VirtualBox VM? I used to be able to resize it just fine in Luna and Freya. Thanks in advance!
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How do I if possible, master reset? [duplicate]

I don't know what I did but the app center no longer works. When I try to install something it says waiting and then install comes back up. Also in the terminal whenever I type in a Audi command it ...
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Opening .BAT files

I'm trying to view the info of my crypto-currency wallet, but when I tried to open up the .bat file with the default text editor the OS stopped responding. Is there a text editor or program to open, ...
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I tried everything, but still I couldn't install elementary-tweaks on Loki [duplicate]

I've installed 'software-properties-common', 'python-software-properties', but still I couldn't install the 'elementary-tweaks' in Loki. Now remember what I've installed and then when I run sudo ...
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Lost the appcenter in Loki

I lost the app center in loki after doing sudo apt-get autoremove i cant seem to locate the file or the app. A correct name of the package might help me install it
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elementaryOS Loki - Plank themes

I've used Freya before and i can install additional plank themes for example from this site: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2015/09/13-plank-themes-elementary-os-freya/ . I tried install that and ...
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Asking for authentication for update the system [duplicate]

every time I start my notebook after suspend appear about 6 posters asking for authentication for update the system, as in the picture below.
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Panel not showing on second monitor

I'm updating the OS on a laptop. The problem is built-in display doesn't work. After booting Loki from USB I see a screen with wallpaper, no panel, no options. Right clicking the desktop has no ...
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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 ...
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What is the end of life for Loki? [duplicate]

I just installed Loki a couple of days ago, and I'd just like to know when support for it ends. I assume that since its base is Ubuntu 16.04, security support ends in 2021. Is that correct? And what ...
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Bug? - Wallpaper thumbnails not shown (settings/switchboard) [closed]

I have an issue on Loki where in the settings/switchboard menu under "system settings/desktop/wallpaper" where the thumbnail previews are not displayed; i an still change the wallpaper however. Not a ...
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Touchpad super slow on Acer E5-574G with Loki

I have an Acer E5-574G laptop, which came with Windows 10. Recently I installed Elementary OS (Loki). Everything worked but my touchpad became super slow. When I rub my finger over touchpad, it moves ...
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Battery life Loki [duplicate]

I just installed Elementary OS Loki on my laptop. I love the OS, however my battery drains very fast. On a full charge, I only have have an hour of 3 to go. My previous installation of Elementary (...
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What is the password to update the previous elementary to Loki?

I tried to upgrade straight to Loki but the installer asks for a password that I do not know. What is the password?
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Something Wrong With elementary appcenter [duplicate]

Today i've noticed my appcenter is not installing removing or cheching for updates. When i try to install something the bar just shows "starting" and then nothing happens.I tried to reinstall it but ...
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Why does the clinfo show that no devices found in platform?

It doesn't happen in Ubuntu, but happens in elementary OS Loki. No devices found in platform. iGPU: intel HD4600
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elementary OS update? [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux...I already have the Elementary OS installed on my computer. In order to get the update, what's the simplest way of getting Loki? Are there any terminal commands I can run? Thank ...
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window problem when choosing save location [duplicate]

When I try to save/download a file and choose a save location that is different from the default one, I cannot finish the operation because the window lacks an OK or even Cancel button. See here: Is ...
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Loki - wifi problem Intel 3160 AC - no WPA connection

I have installed Loki 0.4 today and encountered a problem with my wifi. My network is detected and works if I do not protect it with a passphrase, but when I try to use WPA it does not work. When I ...
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Add Google Account to Elementary Loki [duplicate]

On my Elementary Loki installation there is no option to add a google account in the switchboard-onlineaccounts plug. If i remember correctly, this was possible in Freya. Is this feature removed? or ...
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touchpad troubles with libinput in loki-beta2 [duplicate]

Background: In loki-beta2 I have some troubles with my touchpad. Sometimes my touchpad becomes unresponsive mid-movement until I release finger from touchpad and put it down again. Trial-'n-Error and ...
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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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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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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 ...
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On my system just start Firefox

suddenly, only Firefox starts on my computer, no other program starts; terminal, files, ... none. I can not leave the system either, the option to shut down the computer does not work, nothing works ...
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Printing error - forever occuring

I have an Epson WP-4535 printer and every time I try to print, it comes with a notification saying "Printer error" (this notification comes again every five seconds) and no matter how hard I try, I ...
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DA100 - XPS 9350 support - Loki

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with eOS Loki ... I bought the Dell DA-100 adapter with the sole purpose to extend my screen to a projector/TV via HDMI. The NIC card on the DA-100 is detected,...
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Can't update or install anything on Elementary OS loki

I can't install any programs from AppStore or via 'sudo apt-get install' . I tried all: 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' and 'sudo apt update' and 'sudo apt-get update' and 'sudo apt install packagekit': ...
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Resetting Menu / Desktop [duplicate]

I installed Loki over an older installation (prior version of Elementary) where I only saved my home partition (everything else was wiped clean). What is the best way to reset the desktop so it is ...
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How come Loki does not have the window snap feature?

I noticed something weird, I can snap one window but not another. Is this done purposely or is this a bug? So meaning that I can't snap two windows side by side.
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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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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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Small windows can't be resized (look pics for clarification) [closed]

How to fix this? Only the titles are visible, no options..
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Migrate back to Ubuntu

I checked similar question here but not got an answer. I upgraded to elementary os from ubuntu 16.04 and now want to migrate it back. Have anyone successfully done so? Update: I don't know exactly ...
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No GUI Access to VPN Connections | OpenVPN | 16.04 Loki Beta Daily PPA [closed]

I recently did a fresh install of ubuntu 16.04 using the mini.iso and installing a headless CLI environment. I then added the elementary os daily PPA and ran: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-...
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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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Awful experience! [closed]

Clean install of elementary os. Ticked box during installation to download software. Apparently didn't work. I have about 12 apps installed. No gimp. Terminal commands to install repository not ...

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