Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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Toogle do not disturb mode with keyboard shortcut?

Is there any way to set a keyboard shortcut to toggle do not disturb mode on/off?
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Switch between keyboard layouts with a keyboard shortcut in Loki

Another question addresses a shortcut in Freya (0.3), but Alt+space is not working as a keyboard shortcut for me in Loki (0.4). Also it no longer shows as a custom shortcut in alongside the others: ...
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XPS 13 (9350) wifi issue in Loki (but not in Ubuntu 16.04)

I tried to install Elementary OS Loki on my dell XPS 13 (8350) as Freya didn't support the Broadcom BCM4350 wifi card. This card works out of the box with Ubuntu 16.04, but isn't recognized by Loki. ...
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Dead-keys not working in Skype

I cannot accentuate vowels (or any other letter) in the chat of Skype using dead keys (in the Spanish keyboard-layout) as I do in other applications, where I type "´" and then "e", resulting in "é". ...
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Best place to store xrandr settings?

I'm using a dual monitor setup for my PC. However, since my other display is smaller, I adjusted its DPI/Size using the tutorial below: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/HiDPI#Side_display I got ...
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Startup applications: open programs in background mode

I've configured Mail and Steam to open at elementary startup, the only problem is that they open as regular apps(popup window), I would like to configure they to open in "background mode", ...
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Software in AppCenter aren't up to date

I'm relatively new with ElementaryOS (and with Linux in general). An University advisor suggest us to try different distro for a more reproducible approach with our researches. I'm trying ...
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TLP Power Management disables USB devices in my ASUS UX305 ultrabook. Needs restart!

I recently had Elementary OS (Loki) installed in my Asus UX305 (Dual Boot option). Out of the box, the notebook came with windows 10 home. I took some body's help in the installation as it was not ...
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Is elementary OS performance suitable for Games and Steam? [closed]

I googled it and did my search well but I still wanted to ask people to hear some thoughts and opinions. I got an MSI laptop now and like most, I use Windows for a long time. But I'm bored a lot of ...
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How to bind power button to choice what I want

I don't know if when can, but I would like when I press Power Button to ask me my choice (shutdown/reboot/cancel). I search on dconf but there is no value for choice. Is it possible ? sorry for my ...
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Loki's file manager repeatedly creates a random ~/.config/dconf/user file

As I wrote in the title, everytime I launch Loki's file manager it starts writing and deleting a random ~/.config/dconf/user file, causing an excessive disk activity. Is there anyone experiencing the ...
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Is there a way to remove the date and time from wingpanel in Loki?

All I want to do is hide the date and time from the center of wingpanel, I circled the location of the date and time for reference. I don't think it looks ugly or anything I just don't feel the need ...
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How to disable rotation

I'm using a touch laptop, I want to disable auto rotate, can not find an option that dies that, can you guide me please or provide a terminal line for it? Thanks for the Awesome OS.
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“The repository 'cdrom://elementary OS 0.4 _Loki_ - Stable amd64 (20160921) xenial Release' does not have a Release file”

How do I fix this? W: The repository 'cdrom://elementary OS 0.4 _Loki_ - Stable amd64 (20160921) xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from such a repository can't be ...
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App Center does not start

App center is dead. I have no idea where to start troubleshooting. I'm currently manually updating the system and is kept up to date.... Suggestions welcome.
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Encrypted Elementary doesn't boot on first try

After installing nvidia-370 drivers from official PPA, I cannot boot into my system from first try. So, basically each time I try to start my machine, after initial bios diagnostics it produces this: ...
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How do the system requirements compare between elementary OS releases?

I don't see a record on the website of the differences in minimum/recommended system requirements between elementary OS releases (Luna 0.2, Freya 0.3, and Loki 0.4). Are they the same between releases?...
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Synapse on Loki

I tried to install Synapse on Loki editing the ppa, installed the required libgee2 and libgranite, but all I get was to broke the wingpanel. Any solution to have a nice search engine on Elementary ...
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dark theme loki

I just installed the loki os and its amazing. I love it...I had some problems with all the repositories about adding elementary tweaks and its okey now...I solved it but please,please tell me how can ...
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How do I disable the middle click in Loki?

Im am using Elementary OS on a laptop and clicking in the middle of the trackpad's buttons would trigger a middle click. I would like to disable that.
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I can't find FireFox in the AppCenter of Loki, although I have installed it

Why can't I find Firefox in the AppCenter? Not only Firefox, but also other non-elementary Apps.
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If I install the Loki beta, will I be able to upgrade to the official release? [duplicate]

I'd like to install the Loki beta. When Loki is officially released, will I have to reinstall it? Or can I just upgrade it?
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Update from Loki to Juno VS reinstalling the OS?

The only way to update from Freya 0.3 to Loki 0.4 was reinstalling the whole OS. With the new installer coming with Juno, is one of the planned features to give existing Loki 0.4 users the chance to ...
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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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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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Elementary OS does not shutdown correctly

When I shutdown via terminal or by clicking the button, it just shows a hyphen on the top left corner is stuck there forever. I manually have to interrupt with the key and shut it down. Using Dell ...
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No ethernet connection

I recently upgraded to the Loki release with a fresh install on my Thinkpad S540 without much initial problems. Today I had to use a wired connection for the first time and to much surprise the ...
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How to execute .desktop in Files

In the latest update of Files, all .desktop files aren't executed by left-click by default (eg. all files in ~/.local/share/applications directory). They are opened in Scratch instead. I understand ...
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Any way to include flatpak .desktop files to the ones scanned by the Applications menu?

I have a couple of apps installed via flatpak but their .desktop app launchers' location isn't included to be scanned and added to the Applications menu. Is there any way to include them to the path ...
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How to simulate middle mouse click in Loki?

The middle click button of the mouse I use is broken, so I'd like to simulate it by pressing left and right mouse buttons at the same time. In Freya, I could do: xinput set-prop "Wireless Optical ...
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Loki - Hot corner close window

In Loki, How do I set a 'Hot Corner' for closing the current window? I've solved this myself and wanted to post the answer so others will hopefully find this. Also a better method is always welcome.
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Can't install from iso image

Last Friday I downloaded Loki from the officail elementary website. (And yes I paid a little for it :) But I can't install it. Booting from the USB stick takes forever. (Well, ok, I have stopped it ...
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Update libinput driver

since eOS is based on Ubuntu 16.04, how can I update the xserver-xorg-input-libinput to a newer version? I want to install libinput-gestures and there is a small problem for my touchpad using the ...
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Add 'Share Dropbox link' to Files right click menu

I'm trying to create a .contract file for pantheon-files that will produce a shareable link for a file/folder within my Dropbox. So far, I have this: [Contractor Entry] Name=Share Dropbox link ...
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How can I contribute to fixing bugs in elementary OS?

I would like like to know what are the most annoying bugs in elementary os are right now and how can I contribute to elemtary os to help others get rid off these bugs.
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No Sound for no reason

I don't know why, but I have no sound. Only speakers, when I plug a jack it's work. My speaker are working on windows (dual boot) I don't realy know what I need to do. carte 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], ...
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File search doesn't work in Loki

When I use the search function in "Files" in Elementary OS Loki, it only finds files in the folder that I'm currently in. Any way to activate recursive search? When I install the "Files" version that ...
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create a custom .iso of loki

I have set up a virtual machine, and I have included a lot customizations. Now I decided to transfer the virtual machine in the place of a windows pc. I know that I can cp -a all, and restore it. But ...
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Loki 0.4 - network-manager applet shows disconnected after docker installation

Hi I'm new to elementary os. I had network-manager says my wifi connected perfectly. I installed docker, now network-manager reports wired network disconneted (though wifi is working correctly). Is ...
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Sometimes the dock and top bar do not appear on elementary Loki. What to do? [duplicate]

Sometimes the dock and top bar do not appear. What to do?
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How to duplicate the taskbar on the second monitor on Loki? [duplicate]

There are instructions how to do it previous versions of elementary OS but not for Loki. There is no setting file in the /home/.config/dock1 folder to edit. My monitors are not mirrored, they are ...
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Spotify crashing the wingpanel (loki)

Everything was working perfectly until some days ago, but now every time I open the spotify app the wingpanel crashes. I'm not sure if it was an update on spotify itself or something within Elementary....
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How do I reduce the icon size in the Slingshot menu on Loki (0.4)?

I have a desktop with 720p resolution. The Slingshot menu takes up 1/2 my screen width and 3/4th of my screen height -- not cool. How do I reduce the icon size in the Slingshot menu on Loki (0.4), ...
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How can I get menus with icons in Loki?

I try to set icons for programs and context menus by dconf under org>gnome>desktop>interface>menus-have-icons but didn't work, help! Expected results: (in Freya I think I got this using Ubuntu-Tweak)...
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Asus X555UB , Realtek ALC256 no sound

I have Asus X555UB with dual-boot OS: Windows 10 and eOS Loki. As an Audio Device i have Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio (rev 21) (or Realtek ACL256). The problem is that microphone does ...
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What is the shortcut key to rotate photos in Photos app

How to rotate photos in Photos app using shortcut keys? I have found that + -will zoom in and out the picture and * will fit the image to the original size. And also I found that the rotating ...
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Weird shadow/glow/smear on the right side of all windows

Fresh installation of Loki. Here is a screenshot of the issue. Any way to get rid of it? It only happens on one the two screens (main one).
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Loki - Dock missing

Rebooted the system and the dock is missing...... Tried looking for the dock with dpkg -l and apt list but could not find it. Tried installing the dock from the repos using apt-get install pantheon-...
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How to update the kernel in eOS 0.4 Loki to solve hardware-related issues?

I recently bought an Asus Zenbook UX305UA and installed my favorite operating system version 0.4. Most things work out of the box. However, I ran into a few issues which are hardware-related, but seem ...
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Suspend instead of shutdown on critical battery level?

By default, the battery notification says that shutdown is imminent at about 3% . Can the laptop be made to suspend at this point instead of shutting down? UPDATE: After finding this answer, I see ...

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