Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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How can I change label color for any entry in Files, using scripts?

Pantheon-Files has a feature of assigning color to file/directory names displayed. I want to make a script in Bash/Python to do the same automatically.
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How can I add multiple timezones to loki?

The solution for freya no longer works as there is no com.canonical.indicator
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How to see update details

Prior to Loki, you were shown details about what was getting updated. Is there a way in Loki AppCenter to see the specifics prior to clicking the update button?
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AppCenter does not install anything anymore [closed]

I have just installed LOKI in two PCs and I am having the same issue with both. On App Center I can see the apps list; however when I choose any of them, click Install and I can see the progress bar, ...
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Wifi problems after restart or suspend

when I restart or suspend my machine I suddenly cannot connect to my wifi network, what I read on other posts is to use this line code: sudo killall NetworkManager This help when I'm just using my ...
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Im an amateur depelover, where can i share my small tricks for elementary os loki?

I have said all in the title, I have programed a few scripts in perl to personalize the desktop a bit, and I'd like to share it with others because isn't enough programs to do this stuff.
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How to debug bluetooth

I'm having regular issues with bluetooth and I could really use some tips on debugging this. Especially in areas it's different from Ubuntu. I'm basically having this issue: Bluetooth applet ...
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Loki freezes and black screen after suspend

I've installed loki a while ago and I had some trouble with it like not being able to shutdown, restart, ... I've been able to solve those problems but there are still some huge ones that persist such ...
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Cannot change brightness on lock screen

I am not certain if this is Ubuntu specific or elementary OS specific. On the lock screen, I do not have the capability to change my brightness using the dedicated keys on my keyboard. It turned ...
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What is the Checksum of the elementary OS Loki Beta 2? [closed]

What is the Checksum of the elementary OS Loki Beta 2?
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How to show the support status of packages in freya?

I've recently read this article (http://www.heise.de/open/meldung/Ubuntu-LTS-Lauter-Sicherheitsluecken-trotz-Langzeitpflege-3181830.html - sorry, it's in German) about Canonical's LTS policies and how ...
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screenshot-tool crashed and my system is stuck with obscured text

I was using the nice screenshot-tool on elementary loki and after taking a screenshot of a window it crashed without prompting for saving the screenshot. Now my system is stuck with the obscured text, ...
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no context menu when right clicked application's title bar [closed]

Some windows are not displaying context menu when right clicked on theirs title bar. I'm talking about this menu: Such applications are: Libre Office, Firefox, Chromium (using system titlebar and ...
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Sync Apple Calendar & Google Calendar into native Calendar application

I am a newcomer to elementary OS. I am struggling with syncing Apple Calendar (iCal) in the elementary OS Calendar app. I tried to "make it public; copy URL and login with iCloud Login/pass" - but it ...
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Update from Loki to Juno stable?

now as Juno (0.5) is stable and released, how can one update from loki? I only find questions regarding the beta release. Is there a way to perform the update with apt? Is is save to edit the sources....
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Upgrading Distro from Luna to Freya

I used the following commands to try and upgrade to Freya. "sudo apt-get update" - no problem "sudo apt-get upgrade" - no problem "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" - what? nothing available ? From such a ...
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Which new features will Loki have? [closed]

I have heard something about the next release of elementary OS, named Loki. Which new features are planned and published yet? I have a new software center or elementary market in mind. Anything else? ...
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Move Google Chrome close/minimize/maximize buttons to the left side

The OS naturally puts the "close" buttons on the left, but chrome does not obey. Chrome's "Use system title bar" option just add the usual system bar above the Chrome window but I wanted the button ...
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Delay during login after entering correct password in Loki [duplicate]

I've recently started seeing a delay (about a minute or so) after entering my password in greeter and the desktop showing up. I filed this bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/pantheon-greeter/+bug/1632317 ...
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Forgot to check “install third party software” when installing Loki

So i had to reinstall loki because my harddrive dies, but i forgot to check the 3d-party apps box but i really want the 3d-party apps. Is there any way for me to enable 3d-party apps after the ...
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How to play a DVD on Loki?

Existing guides specify to install the libdvdread4 package and then run sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh to install DVD decryption support. However on Loki, this results in sudo: command ...
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CTRL + SHIFT + key when using CTRL+SHIFT to switch keyboard layout

OS - El Loki stable. Hello! I have a problem when i use PHPStorm or something. For example i need to Push my commits to git. I press ctrl+shift+k and keyboard layout switch first, and CTRL+SHIFT+K ...
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Can the elementary os loki clock display seconds?

I would like the elementary os loki lock-screen clock and the wingpanel clock to show seconds. Is this possible?
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Screensaver installation

I have accidentally installed the mate-screensaver using the AppCenter. Which did mess up many visual elements (icons, window decorations, and such). I will probably end up reinstalling the OS as I ...
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Should I install the proprietary CPU drivers?

Should I enable the proprietary CPU drivers displayed under 'Software & updates - Additional drivers'?
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Installing elementary (replacing ubuntu) without having to reinstall applications

Is it possible to move from a single boot ubuntu to single boot elementary and not have to reinstall all my applications? I'm running single boot because my laptop only has a 120 GB SSD. I'm running ...
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How can I have the same applications in the Dock for the Guest session as I have in the Administrator account?

I'm trying to set up elementaryOS on a computer for use in a classroom. I want to have a specific set of applications appear in the Dock for the Guest session by default. Ideally these would be the ...
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How can I create an event with natural language parsing in Calendar?

The blog post Loki 0.4 Stable Release! mentions: Calendar in Loki introduces natural language creation for events. For example, type “Meeting with Dan tomorrow at 8 at Starbucks” and Calendar ...
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How can I configure the power button to shutdown the computer

In the power settings there is no option to perform the shutdown action when a I press the power button. I only see the options to suspend and hibernate or do nothing.
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Upgrade from Loki to Juno

I know if elementary Juno still development, but for waiting new version i want to ask ease way to upgrade without clean install?
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Wireless Internet Connection - Loki new (clean) install

I successfully installed Loki on my new laptop that initially came Windows 10 preinstalled, and was capable of connecting to wireless internet. Because I already own a Windows machine, I decided to ...
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How to get a Microsoft Exchange Client to work natively on elementary OS?

I would like to migrate elementary OS to my work computer, but I would like to be able to connect my elementary OS to the microsoft mail exchange server.
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Pantheon Desktop shell unresponsive / hang / freeze when using kodi

I installed loki x64 on a Gateway NE 522 with AMD A4 5000. I added kodi, boot-repair, and seahorse. sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/...
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App Center won't show installed programms // won't install new ones

Since yesterday the App Center won't work properly anymore. Doesn't show installed programms anymore: Won't download nor install new ones: Already tried: sudo apt-get update sudo reboot sudo apt ...
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How is Gnome Software different to AppCenter?

I'm trying out elementary OS 0.4 Loki and so far I could install everything I wanted via PPA or an official Ubuntu .deb package without any problems. App Center isn't a great help so far... is there ...
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Screen tearing when logging from hibernate or suspend

I have elementary OS Loki (0.4) and my computer has strange behavior when I log back from hibernation or suspend. Here is a picture of what is going on. I would like to add that I never hibernate my ...
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How to disable auto-update in Loki [closed]

The new AppCenter appears to periodically and automatically update the apt indexes which is not a problem, however, this bug means that every time it does so, packagekitd hogs CPU until I purposefully ...
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How do I remove copy/paste touchpad controls from elementary OS Loki?

After installing elementary OS Loki on my laptop (Lenovo Flex 3), when I press towards the middle of the click bar on my touchpad, it will copy or paste depending on the location. I've gone into ...
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Slingshot delay and other apps (Loki)

I have a Dell XPS L502X Nvidia and Intel video cards. I'm not sure if this a Nvidia/Nouveau issue but Slingshot menu always has a delay. Usually after the second try it works fairly fast again, but ...
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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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(SOLVED) How to enable HiDPI scaling in the pantheon greeter?

My pantheon greeter runs at 3840x2160@60Hz but all elements are too small. On the desktop I managed to enable gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 2 what did the job of enlarging ...
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Screen mess up - VMware Workstation on Elementary OS

i have this problem and i can't figure it out how can i resolve it. Maybe it's a Elementary OS... i don't know. I running VMware Workstation (Trial version) on my Elementary OS (0.4.1 Loki), and ...
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is node.js compatible with elementary loki?

I try to install it with Linuxbrew. Then, it stuck at make install. I try to leave it about 20 minutes and still no change. Am I being impatient?
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Touchpad sensibility is too high in Loki?

Hi everyone I just installed Loki and I'm having trouble with my touchpad sensibility. It's too high!! I read about changing a property called Synapitics Finger but I couldn't find it !!! Here's the ...
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clean up trash in elementary OS 0.4 Loki

How to look for the trash and clean them up in elementary OS 0.4 Loki?
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How to configure vpn on Elementary OS Loki?

I am running an Elementary OS Loki stable build and confirmed that openvpn is present in my system. However I'd like a comprehensive guide to configuring VPN for privacy on my network connection. ...
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Is there any way to enable a screen keyboard when input is required?

I just upgraded from Freya to Loki and realised that it has touchscreen support! Which made me happy since it works perfectly. The only problem is that when I have to type something I have to use the ...
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keyboard shortcut to force dock to appear

Loki 0.4 64-bit. Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to force the dock to appear even when a focused window overlaps it?
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How to install Apps through AppCenter on Loki? [duplicate]

I can't find lots of Apps in AppCenter, such as Firefox, How to install them through the AppCenter?
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WiFi networks not showing in elementary OS loki

i just installed elementary os and dual booted it with my windows 10 OS. but after everything my wifi does not see networks whereas these networks show full bars in my windows os. it only shows a ...

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