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Unable to boot the OS - namespace lookup failure

Hardware: Lenovo Y700 (i7-6700HQ, 8GB, 960M) Setup: Dual Boot with Windows 10 on an HDD. Worked fine for a couple of weeks. Now it falls down to a shell every time I try to boot the Linux. Windows ...
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Juno 5.0 Beta - apps (mail) open in unassigned screen estate - Displays issue

I have had this problem with Firefox too, where opening a new window and closing Firefox solved the issue. With Mail, the app opens but goes in an unassigned part of the screen. Impossible to get it ...
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Install a Gnome Shell extension

I'd like to install a Gnome Shell extension for audio settings: sound-output-device-chooser I've checked the Gnome version: cat /usr/share/gnome/gnome-version.xml and downloaded the extension for ...
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elementary OS freezes randomly

I just installed elementary OS on my notebook and it's started randomly freeze. There was 50% of RAM available when it freezed. Any ideas? HP ProBook 650 G1
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What if ssh does not work?

Some of you use ssh in the shell, but this does not work with elementary on a Tuxedo-Laptop. I tried to find the status of ssh, but this doesn' t show either. I tried to install putty - no success. ...
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Starting Updates through AppCenter but no installation follows

Already tryed the shell with 'sudo apt-get update' . It shows: ... OK:1 http://graphics.tuxedocomputers.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease OK:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu xenial ...
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Ctrl + Tab not working for Loki Terminal with Fish

I am using the latest Elementary 0.4 with Fish as my primary shell; Ctrl + Tab used to switch between the shell tabs is not working.
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Critical System Issue

Since attempting to install Steam and receiving the error message that there are apparently "held packages" on my system, I attempted to start my computer today and it repeatedly fails to load the OS. ...
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Problem with installing Pantheon shell on Ubuntu

Apologies beforehand if this is the wrong part of stackexchange to be asking this. I get an error with installing Pantheon shell on Ubuntu Mini Remix. It says the following after installing Pantheon ...
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Can't execute shell scripts

I'm running elementary OS Freya on a HP Notebook. I downloaded the game "Faster than Light" and the launcher is a shellscript. Even with the +x permssion I get "permission denied" messages. I don't ...
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Workspace Switch Hot Corner

I'm trying to make my two bottom corners switch between workspaces. The solution I had in mind was to create a custom script which would switch between workspaces based on the argument you pass into ...
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How to install Fish shell

For those who don't know what's Fish shell here's the home page I would like to install it and make it default. But under their homepage when I click on download I'm redirected to the ppa page. How ...
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How to switch to zsh?

I have liked the bash shell that ships default with elementary OS very much. But I would like to change to zsh that is a superset of bash. But I have not found a great guide to switch to zsh or how to ...