Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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Loki takes long time to shut down

I recently installed Loki (64bit) in another of my laptops (I have Freya in the first one). Loki (as it is in Freya) boots very fast. My problem is in the shut down process. It takes awful long (...
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Wallpaper not updating (Loki)

The wallpaper doesn't change when I set the wallpaper I have tried in System Settings or by the command line set-wallpaper When I go to "Multitasking view" the new wallpaper does show but switches ...
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Pantheon-mail account configuration dialog doesn't fit in low-res displays

I have an old notebook with a 1280x800 display and when I try to change an existing email account's configuration, the configuration dialog doesn't completely fit into the screen. Bye.
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How can I set the physical button to act as right click on an older MacBook?

In Freya (and OS X), I could rest 2 fingers on the track pad and click the mouse button to right-click. (I have a 2008 MacBookPro with the actual physical button on the trackpad). After the upgrade ...
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Cycle through all applications, across workspaces

I am running Loki with 2 monitors. I have workspaces only on my primary monitor. Also cycling through opened applications with Alt+Tab, I can only cycle through application on that workspace: Is ...
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How can I have one plank on each of my monitors

In my freya setup, I had 2 planks, one for each of my monitors. I accomplished this by using the settings file in ~/.config/plank/dock[n]. This file is now missing. Is there any way to create another ...
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

Hi, can anyone guide me on how to solve this broken google chrome icon please?
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OSX Theme for elementary OS

I like to theme elementary OS loki but i can't find some icons, plank and wingpanel that is similar to OSX sierra. Where should i find it? elementary OS is beautiful by itself but i'd like to try ...
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How can I play music while the screen is locked?

I have the problem: when I use Super + L for screen lock all background activities (f.e. music) freeze. I've tried to change ligthDM for gdm, sddm, cdm, sdm, lxdm but all of them showed black screen ...
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Crash after suspend or lock screen

I'm running Elementary Loki on an Dell Vostro 5480 with Intel Core i7-5500U and a NVIDIA GM108M [GeForce 830M] graphic board, so when I suspend, lock screen or the system automatically lock, and I ...
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Getting errors when trying to run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

So I'm having the following issues Reading package lists... Done W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu loki Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from such ...
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How to adjust wingpanel transparency in loki?

I'm not able to adjust the transparency of wingpanel using gsettings/tweaks. Can someone help me out. Thanks in advance.
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Is it possible to change the date format shown in Loki's menu bar?

Is it possible to change the date format shown in the panel? The menu (wingpanel) currently shows "Sat, Sep 10" and I'd like it to show "Sat, 10 Sep". I'm using the newly released Loki. I've tried ...
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AMD GPU Pro on Loki (Ubuntu 16.04)

I have R9 380 Tonga Chipset which is one of the GPUs AMD GPU Pro supports and since Loki is powered by 16.04 I thought it would work no problem. I was following the guide from the AMD website http:/...
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How can I update from elementary os loki to newer version Juno [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to update my current machine running elementary os loki to juno. How do I do that
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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 install elementary-sdk?

While attempting to create the document Hello World app from the developer docs, I found elementary-sdk to be un-installable. user@machine-os:~$ sudo apt install elementary-sdk [sudo] password for ...
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Attempting to install Realtek Card Reader Drivers

I'm completely new to elementary OS and Linux in general, I've managed to overcome a few issues so far but this one has me stumped, despite googling all manner of solutions. I believe (from the ...
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AppCenter doesn't show updates or install anything [duplicate]

I have Loki installed on my laptop and desktop. Appcenter works fine on my laptop, but it doesn't on my desktop. It doesn't show any updates, that tab is empty. I can browse and search for software, ...
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WIFI sometimes not working

I just installed Elementary OS on my Lenovo Yoga. During install everything worked as expected. No when I reboot sometimes no networks are found. To fix this I got to reboot various times. How can ...
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Wifi network keeps disappearing (Intel 3160 wireless card)

I have a lenovo b50, recently installed elementary os. While the wifi is theoretically working at times, it keeps fooling around after coming back from sleep mode. What it does is, that it suddenly ...
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Why do some apps have no close button?

In Elementary, some apps have a close button while others... don't. Why is that? Is that a bug or a deliberate design decision? I can still close the app by right-clicking the title bar and clicking ...
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After instalation, boot error message: can not find any operational system

After a clean installation of Elementary Loki, there is an error message during the booting that does not allow me run Elementary. "Cannot find any operational system". As I am not an expert, the only ...
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NVidia Geforce 940mx and Intel Skylake graphics hybrid. Proper configuration?

I am trying to get my hybrid graphics working properly. I have an Acer aspire E5-57G. Here is the info about my hybrid graphics as described by lspci -kv: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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Keyboard layout for single window [duplicate]

I have installed elementary OS Loki. I cannot find the option which allows me to have different keyboard layouts for different windows. Will this option be enabled or how to figure out with it? Thanks....
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Don't show minimized windows in overview

Is it possible to hide minimized windows from overview or multitasking view in Loki? I have a lot of web apps and messengers in minimized state, and they make it hard to find the window I need right ...
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Opera doesn't open in guest account

I can run Opera in my user account but It doesn't work in the guest account. I first downloaded the .deb package from: http://www.opera.com/es/computer/linux: Installed with apt: sudo apt install ...
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How to publish an App in elementary (Loki) AppCenter

I wanted to check if there is some documentation on how to make an App available in the elementary (Loki) App Center. I have gathered that the application needs to be on GitHub and some hooks needs ...
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Is Panthon Files from Loki version installable for Freya?

In this answer it is confirmed the possibility of using a development version of Files (the one that should be default in Loki). Can I install that in Freya?
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How Do I set the HiDPI Scaling factor for the lock screen and log in screen?

I'm having problems setting the HiDPI scaling factor for the log in screen and lock screen. Thanks for your help! elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki
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Can't recover after sleep

I've got eOS (0.4.1 Loki) on my Desktop and Laptop at this time. On my Laptop when I leave it open for some time it goes to a stage like sleep, only I can't recover it. I am seeing a white underscore ...
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Blank screen after installation, please help!

I reinstalled Elementary and after install it asks me to restart, and when it restarts a blank screen. I clicked esc, arrow down and up as suggested in other threads, no help. I reinstalled it the ...
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Access photos on iPhone

My iPhone (5S, iOS 10.2.1) is recognized in the Files and Photos applications (it appears in the side bar in each) but neither can access the photos on the device. I am doing the following: unlock ...
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Missing icons in Applications and System Settings in Loki

I have a problem with missing icons - I first noticed they disappeared after one of the recent upgrades to Loki. I have Calendar, Camera, KsystemLog, Screenshot, Videos, Photos and Mail icons missing ...
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Remapping Alt+ijkl to arrow keys

What is the best way to remap Alt+ijkl to produce up/left/down/right arrow key presses? So far I've tried: xbindkeys/Gnome keyboard shortcut settings + xte/xdotool/xmacro. Both xbindkeys and the ...
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Filesystem errors after resuming from hibernate/suspend

I have been using elementary OS on my laptop for nearly a month now and have had a lot of trouble with both hibernation and suspend (resuming to a black screen or frozen desktop). Hibernation is the ...
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Loki Proxy wont save settings. [closed]

I am trying to change the proxy settings but after I hit apply and close the dialog box it resets the settings back to default after about 10 seconds. I need the proxy to access the internet on my ...
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How to get a transparent background for plank?

Plank comes with a white background that the icons seem to hover over. Since I'm using plank on the left side of the screen, the background is not really necessary and kind of bugs me. I remember ...
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Update Gtk+ on Loki?

If i update the GTK+ to 3.20 or 3.22 will be able to happen a problem with the system as it uses the 3.18?
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Can I scale everything at 125%? [duplicate]

I installed elementary OS on my laptop(14-inch,1080p). and the icon and text are just too small, smaller than Win10. Textsize in the settings only effects on the preinstalled applications. I've ...
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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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Why is KeePass2 not in the AppCenter?

I work with KeePass2 on Linux (and Windows) voor quite some time. It's available for Ubuntu and LinuxMint, why isn't it in the AppCenter for ElementaryOS? We (=the familie & our small business ...
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SOLVED Problem Broadcom 43142 wifi

I'm on Elementary OS 0.4 and i've a problem with the wifi connection, i tryied to fix it with all i've found on the web, but it still doesn't work. With " lshw -C network " i got that: *-network ...
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Elementary OS is asking me for OS update daily. Is that normal?

I've been using Elementary OS daily this week and every day there is a update in the app center. The update just appears as operating system updates Is that normal?
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Load ZFS Partition under Devices

this is my first experience on Elementary OS and I'm pretty new to Linux/Ubuntu. I find my way around pretty easily with Google at my fingertips. Somehow I could not find any sources about the ...
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Why are some apps dark and some apps light?

When default light variant is used I know that in Tweaks one can set to 'prefer dark variant'. But some applications (terminal, video player audience, the photo viewer pantheon-photos) are always ...
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No system tray icon of Steam

On Loki Steam have no system tray icon. How to solve this problem?
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How do I set gvim as the default editor in loki?

I've compiled vim from source following these instructions (except I did not specify a prefix to install it to the default location viz. /usr/local) and also ran the following: sudo update-...
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Can we install snap packages and other apps like firefox through AppCenter?

Can the AppCenter do it just like how Ubuntu Software does? It seems like AppCenter lacks lots of apps.
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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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