Questions tagged [release-loki]

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

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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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How to cycle displays in Loki?

By default when an external display is connected it appears as extended to the right. In Displays settings this can be changed and also one can be closed, etc. Can displays settings be cycled with a ...
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How to change Terminal opacity in Loki?

How can I change Terminal opacity in Loki? I have tried to change the font using dconf editor and it's work. But I couldn't do it for the opacity. Please help. Thanks
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Loki - App center empty [duplicate]

I've installed lok 0.4 today and the app center is empty except for installed applications. This is a known bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/appcenter/+bug/1615270 However, the suggested workaround ...
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elementary tweaks missing in Loki [duplicate]

I upgraded to Loki release today, and the PPA for elementary tweaks is not found. I installed it on Loki Beta 2, so I assume that it isn't configured on the server side for release. The PPA I'm trying ...
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How do I access files in my Windows Documents folder?

I have a dual boot system, with elementary OS & Windows 10. If I boot into elementary OS, I can see my Windows "Documents" folder on a drive when I open the "Files" app, but the drive & ...
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Bluetooth no longer works after system update

I've been using elementaryOS Loki for a while but after I decided to update packages queued in my System Updates, Bluetooth, along with its icon in Wingpanel ceased to work, although I'm not entirely ...
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How to change my login background?

I've been battling with this for a while now and I don't know how to make it work. I want to change the login background on Elementary, but ONLY that one. I already tried Nautilus and either I'm using ...
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How to block Facebook ads in Epiphany?

Allow advertisements is disabled in Preferences, but some ads, especially Facebook ads, bypass the filter. I've tried adding some custom lists to /home/.config/epiphany/adblock/filters.list but they ...
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Sync outlook calendar with the calendar app

This might be a silly question with an easy solution, but I've yet to find it. I'm trying to set up my outlook calendar (from uni, has my classes and stuff) to sync with the calendar app on 0.4.1loki. ...
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Mounted windows network folders do not show in open save box on native apps

I have a NAS which I built using OMV as the OS with all my music documents e.t.c. The folders from the NAS are shared via SAMBAI installed gigolo so that certain folders from my NAS are mounted when ...
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Delete pictures in background

The image I put in the background, but I deleted it in the meantime, remained in the settings from the picture. How can I delete it? l look in file system/usr/share/background but I did not find it ...
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Change Login Screen (Greeter) Theme

Is it possible to change the look of the login screen on Elementary OS Loki to something other than the default (pantheon greeter)? The text resolution is pretty low and my profile picture is ...
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Trying to “pay what I want” for Vocal in the Appcenter

I want to buy Vocal in the Appcenter, since in principle I'd like to support developers making good apps for Elementary. But I can't get Appcenter to accept my payment details. I think the problem is ...
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What are the Switchboard Plugs URIs?

I need to launch Switchboard Plugs directly from command line. What are the settings:// URIs of the Switchboard plugs?
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nvidia driver: pantheon doesn't launch after apt upgrade

I've updated 2 times few hours ago and now pantheon doesn't start. GRUB loads, linux actually boots, but the screen remains black. I can ctrl+alt+F1 into tty1, login and do stuff, but when I switch to ...
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nvidia backlight and flickering issue Mac 2010 LOKI

After installing the Nvidia proprietary drivers (the nuovo drivers had problems with flickering on the external monitor) the backlight brightness could not be set anymore (neither with keys nor with ...
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Gnome Maps not working properly

The map is loading, I can zoom in and out, but I can't go to any location that I search for in the search bar. If I click on the location in the search results nothing happens. Do I have to install ...
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How can I remove the keyboard layout icon from the wingpanel?

I want to remove the keyboard layout icon from the wingpanel, a white block which is useless for me in there. I have already tried DConf-Tools following the instructions given in this answer, yet I ...
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How can I get android studio working in Loki with the required 32 bit libraries?

I downloaded android studio on Loki (up-to-date) and it works fine for the most part. However, when I try creating a virtual device and run I get error messages about missing files. This is most ...
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How can I upgrade 'Evolution Mail and Calendar' to Version 3.22 on Loki?

I am using elementary.os Loki and Evolution Mail, which I installed through the AppCenter. I keep installing all the updates, but Evolution will stay at v. 3.18.5.2. Is there a simple possibility to ...
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App Center missing icons on Loki [closed]

I recently installed Elementary OS 0.4, after doing some regular installations and updates, the App Center (0.1.3) icons are missing, they have a gray gear instead. How can I fix this?
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Desktop showing as a window above original

I'm running Elementary OS Loki, and recently I've decided to change default file manager to Nemo. After installing and setting it as default in System settings > Applications > Default applications, ...
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Bluetooth headphones not showing up as sound output on Dell XPS 15

I have Elementary OS Loki installed on my Dell XPS 15, I've got it paired to my UE Boom 2 and Bose QuietControl 30, but they aren't showing up as a possible Sound output. Their indicated type is ...
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0cf3:3004 Atheros AR3012 Bluetooth stop working within 5 minutes

System Information uname -r: 4.4.0-57-generic lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8008 ...
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Slow Internet connection (WiFi) while using elementary OS Loki (Ralink RT3060)

My Internet connection is painfully slow and irregular on elementary OS Loki. I'm connected to the Internet via WiFi through a PCI antenna. What I experience is that I get disconnected from time to ...
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Internal soundcard doesn't automatically switch to headphones when I plug them in

I'm having this small issue with Loki on an Asus E402S laptop: the internal soundcard works fine and also do the headphones if I manually choose them as an output with pavucontrol, but when I plug or ...
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Newbie Q re: a RTL8723BE wifi fix, and how to install one

I've been playing with Loki for a few days and generally like it on my new chromebook replacement (HP Stream 11), so I'll probably be popping in here to ask a few more questions. This one is about ...
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Can't update OS anymore

When I was installing an update my computer crashed and shut down. Now, whenever i try to update anything or download an app via the appcenter it asks for permission and then says "Waiting for package ...
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Pinch to zoom not working on MacBook Air Mid 2011 running Elementary OS Loki

I am pretty much a newbie with Elementary OS. I really like it so far. It's made my old MacBook fast and pretty stable again. All my hardware works apart from pinch to zoom on my trackpad. Does Loki ...
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“The software is not from a trusted source” when updating Operating System from AppCenter

I received this message when updating Operating System from the AppCenter. How could this update not be from a trusted source? Could it be that my AppCenter has been compromised?
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“Touch Pad” randomly stop working

First, sorry for my English. I have a Acer-E5 574G laptop installed Elementary OS 0.4 Loki. Sometime my touch pad will suddenly stopped working and I have to reboot my laptop to get it works again. ...
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Multiple instances of Files

Is it possible to open more than one instance of Files (pantheon-files)? Right now, every time i open Files new tab is created instead of new window. I use Elemntary Loki, have installed Tweaks but ...
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Cursor Size not changing

Could any one please help me. I have an issue with cursor size. Since I'm using a 4k display, most DEs seem to make cursors huge and with the sizing bug. I have tried dconf-editor to change the size ...
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Is there a configuration file for Photos?

Is there a configuration file for Photos, .ini or something else, to fiddle around with advanced settings? Or some other way to do that.
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unable to open uris or files with this app

I am using Foxit Reader as the default pdf reader in Elementary os Loki. Yesterday I updated my system. After installing the Software updates which are provided by the AppCenter when I open a pdf the ...
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How to upgrade to latest version of Epiphany/Web browser?

The stable up-to-date version of Epiphany browser at the moment of this post is 3.18.5. As I have some problem with bookmarks in it I was wandering whether some later version could be used in Loki... ...
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How can I setup a printer with own ppd file?

I want to setup a network printer and I have the ppd file for it. How can I point to my ppd file in setup process? I tried cups web interface at localhost:631 but I got "Connection refused" answer. I ...
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Login redirects back to login screen

I'm running a freshly installed copy of Loki. Updated the system and installed a few basic packages (Firefox etc. - no kernels or anything likely to upset the system), rebooted and found myself locked ...
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Keyboard shortcut to move window to different monitor

I'm thinking of installing the latest elementary OS Loki on my computer. I'm often in a dual monitor environment and I've grown accustomed to a keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu's Unity interface that ...
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Force UEFI installation?

I'm on a fresh install of Elementary OS Loki. Right after the install screen about installing third-party and background updates, I have this pop-up: Force UEFI installation? This machines's firmware ...
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No sound output after upgrading or installing Loki

First off I had installed Freya days before Loki was official. Loved it everything ran great. I decided to try Loki and had absolutely no output devices for sound. After a while, I decided I liked ...
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How can I stop drivers for Nvidia GeForce GT 330M causing issues in Loki?

After installation of Nvidia proprietary drivers window control buttons doesn't work (elementary OS apps window buttons work but rest [firefox, playonlinux] doesn't). In addition switching windows ...
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Elementary “loses track” of the screen brightness after standby

This is a minor issue and I am unsure how to fix it. Sometimes when I boot back up from standby mode, the screen turns on at full brightness. When I press the key combination to lower the brightness, ...
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Installed libpng16-dev, now I can't install elementary-sdk and other dependencies

I did a sudo apt install libpng16-dev to upgrade filezilla. but it removed a lot of dependencies. Now I can't install elementary-sdk and plenty of other depencies, the following error occurs. Some ...
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How can I get audio over Displayport?

I'm currently running elementary OS Loki and I have my monitor connected via Displayport 1.4 On other Linux distributions (Solus) I am able to play sound on my monitor. On elementary OS, there is ...
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Graphics and login problems on late 2016 Razer Blade Stealth

I'm having a couple of problems with a clean install of Loki on my late 2016 model Razer Blade Stealth with an Intel i7-7500U (Kaby Lake) CPU and integrated graphics. I'm able to boot to the login ...
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Elementary OS Loki wifi will not connect 2018

I've got a fresh install of Elementary OS, and am unable to connect to wifi. Details below. Elementary OS Version: uname -ra Linux waynes-world 4.13.0-37-generic #42~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 7 ...

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