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Questions about installing software, either as binaries or from source code, as well as using the Software Center.

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How to remove "Code" from EOS?

Title sums it all up. How do I remove "Code" from Elementary. Thus far I've been stymied. Working on Horus. Thanks chris
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How can I remove a repositry in Elementary OS 7?

I am experiencing a problem with one repository not having a release file. For that reason, I would like to remove it, but I can't find the Software and Updates app in the OS to select and remove the ...
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Can't install ElementaryOS on Framework

Good evening, I am relatively inexperienced with Linux and have only used Ubuntu for a random Minecraft server so I apologize in advance if this is a stupid question, but I can't seem to get ...
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How to install GParted?

I want to install the software : "GParted". But, I couldn't find it! Where can I find it? How can I install GParted?
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VMWare Horizon Client v2203 fails to launch on Elementary OS 6.1 after fresh installation

I have a problem with VMware Horizon client v2203 on ElementaryOS 6.1 The client installs fine with absolutely no errors but when I click on the launch icon it just exits the app before even raising a ...
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Elementary Corrupted iso downloads

Sent to [email protected] : I bought elementary last August. I've been trying to install it since then with no avail. Every single download is corrupted. Unable to use. No need to tell about ...
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How to remove firefox

I tried : sudo snap remove firefox snap "firefox" is not installed sudo apt-get purge firefox Package 'firefox' is not installed, so not removed when I click at "Applications/...
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LONG POST: Basic instructions on complete eOS setup and customization

Due to a computer error I'm not going to discus, I now have Windows 10 only, and it looks like it's going to stay that way. However, all the times I had to reinstall eOS caused me to keep a set of ...
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Installing Bitwig Studio .deb "but it is not installable"

I'm trying to install Bitwig Studio 4.1 which comes as a .deb package. I'm using Eddy, and it's giving me this error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: bitwig-studio: Depends: ...
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Darling is not installing no matter what ... [ elementary OS 6 Odin ]

I am new to here so forgive me if I ask stupid question. I am coming from macOS and would like to give "darling" a try. Unfortunately, no matter what I try to do, there is always some issue ...
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Issues installing Elementary OS 6 using HP Intel Pavilon

Spec laptop Intel core I7 (hexa core) 2.6ghz Geforce GTX 1660 Ti Hp Pavilon I've been installing Elementary OS 6 using nomodeset and pci=off, It installed and then I installed the Nvidia driver or ...
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Share installed flatpack soft to all OS users

When I install from flathub.org a couple of software like LibreOffice, GIMP, Krita, etc.. I switch account to second non-admin user and cant found it on this another user OS account. How to install ...
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Support .deb files for software installer GUI

I decided to try Elementary OS, and I especially liked the following thing: When files are opening with the .flatpakref extension, a certain "software installer" opens, well, so, I liked it ...
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Wifi disappeared

I have an installation of Elementary OS working. Now my wifi conncection disapeared, and I do not have cable connection. I tried to pair my iphone to get and internet conection, but without success. I ...
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The Microsoft Suite is supported? or onedrive?

I have mandatory needs with onedrive, so it is important that it is compatible, so the question is, if I can download office or even one drive as app and not only on the web? I'm tired of windows and ...
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How to enable uncurated apps in AppCenter 6.0 Odin stable

In Beta 2 there was a ton of software available from AppCenter. For example Inkscape or Gimp. However in stable only those few curated apps are showing. How can I enable AppCenter to show the rest?
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Can I install ElementaryOS the same way as ubuntu?

So I recently downloaded ubuntu with a specific tutorial because I use legacy mode to boot up windows and linux, but I haven't found any tutorials to download ElementaryOS with legacy/bios mode, so ...
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Linux: How to Completely Remove ALL Traces of a Program? [closed]

Is there a way to completely remove ALL traces of a program in Linux? I've researched a lot on this, and I've seen people talk about apt-get remove packagename, apt-get purge packagename, apt-get ...
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Can't Install Cyberghost VPN

OS: Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera (Ubuntu 18.04.04 LTS) I Downloaded the VPN Package for Ubuntu 18.04 and received an Error: CyberGhost Installer ... No LSB modules are available. No LSB modules are ...
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How to transfer photos from mac os to elementary os

I have breathed new live into my 2011 mac by installing elementary os. How do I transfer photos and music files from mac os to elementary os? I have saved all my photos and music files to an external ...
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installed program that did not run

R studio was working perfectly, but I had to format the computer. I reinstalled Elementary OS and Rstudio again, the icon appears, but the program does not run. what to do?
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Installing Jekyll on Elementary OS

newbie here who's been trying to install jekyll on elementary os (5.1.7 Hera) according to this documentation. It all looks good up until I try gem install jekyll bundler at which point I get the ...
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Installation Book Crossing core depuis git

Translated from original Hello, I would like to install Book Crossing Core on Elementary OS running as a VirtualBox VM, but I'm not sure how to install it. The instructions can be found here: https://...
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First Post Intro & Migration Question

I just joined the elementaryOS forum as I am strongly considering replacing my server OS with elementary. I have a Dell r710 (2xXeon CPU, 64GB, 4TB HDD) currently running LXLE but I need to rebuild ...
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Trouble running Applmage

I’m new to elementary OS. I downloaded Kdenlive and some other AppImage program like Balena Etcher, but elementary OS says that it does not support this type of file. Is there any way to run it?
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Unable to install mongodb community server on elementary OS 5.1 Hera

After installing elementary OS, I went through the installation procedure for mongodb community server on https://docs.mongodb.com/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/, but when I am trying to ...
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Installation on the command line

Is it possible to install elementary applications on the command line instead of AppCenter? I have not found anything about this in the documentation.
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How can I reinstall eOS 5.1.7?

how can I reinstall eOS 5.1.7? Now I have this OS, but due to some reasons I can't install any application. Therefore I want to reinstall eOS. sudo apt install --reinstall elementary-desktop DOES NOT ...
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How to open links from Slack in existing Firefox window

I am using Slack from snaps and Firefox from AppCenter (non-curated). I made Firefox my default browser. When I click a link in Slack it opens in Firefox but there are three problems. It doesn't open ...
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Cannot find VS Code application on Elementary OS

So I just got a fresh install of Elementary OS and wanted to get myself Virtual Studio Code which is the editor I used back when I had Windows. Googled a how to and did the following (in terminal): ...
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'Kickstart'-style automated installation for Elementary

I'm toying with using kickstart config files to do automated installations for both Fedora & Ubuntu, and using post-installation commands to run Ansible configs to produce fully provisioned ...
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How can i mannualy install packages in elementary os?

I want to install mint service desk on my elementary os and for that I have to install a docker first, not happening. Can anyone please tell be which linux version package will support elementary os [...
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Remove corrupted repository

How do I remove that manuelscheider repository??
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Internet freezes

I can surf the web just fine, but as soon as there are videos on a site, the mouse freezes and I have to shut down to move forward. Do I need to install nvidia 340, 390, and/or nvidia Driver 418-...
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How do I get another copy of elementaryos.iso?

I paid for, and downloaded, a copy of the elementary image file, but during the process of creating a bootable USB, I discovered that I needed to be root user and that the .iso had to be in the root ...
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Anki won't start. When clicked on the icon it starts to show up on the dock but after a while it disappears and nothing happens

The installation was done from command line sudo apt get-install anki and when tried to run through command line by just typing anki, it showed the following Qt warning: QApplication: invalid style ...
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Looking to install elementary os on WSL-2

So I have WSL-2 configured fully. Is there any way I can run elementary OS the same way Ubuntu runs on WSL? I don't want to use a VM nor the dual boot option so this looks like the only viable ...
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Can't detect scanner Brother DCP-195C

I can't detect my brother DCP-195C printer. When I do a sudo brsaneconfig3 -d the printer appears in the list. But scanimage -L doesn't detect it. Please help. I'm very tired. It's connected via USB ...
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Installing 'Lightzone' as a linux n00b

I'm hoping someone can help me. I'm trying out elementary os as a desktop os and have so far been impressed by how much of my home computing use is covered straightaway. installing a few extra apps ...
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Select muliple files does not function

I recently downloaded and installed elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera and am very happy with it except for some issues I am having with the shift+ select multiple files in various areas when it comes to ...
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Wi-Fi With some problems

The problem is: PCIe Board with RTL8812AE don't work properly, maybe missing some firmware rtl8812aefw.bin and rtl8812aefw_wowlan.bin ... How to copy both files to /lib/firmware/rtlwifi ?? Thanks
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Installing WINE on Hera

I know that many people asked this question. But I can't simply install WINE on my laptop here is one of many guides I followed: LINK basically I'm getting errors after typing the following command: ...
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How to install an app named Albert?

I heard about this app today known as Albert which is an alternative to Spotlight for Linux. I watched a video on YouTube to see how to install the app but when I tried installing the app it said "can'...
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How to reinstall "System Settings" app on Elementary OS - 5.1?

I removed "System Settings" app from elementary, and I tried to reinstall with the appcenter but it didn't download :( Please help me.
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No Admin controls for file manager - refuses admin control for others

I'm wanting my money back. This Elementary OS refuses any sort of admin controls to copy files for theming. I've used other file managers as well. Can't install gksu/gksudo, can't edit with gedit. The ...
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Install Antivirus protection Software (bitdefender) on elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera

I tried to install Bitdefender Antivirus protection on the last Elementary version 5.1.2. but it did not work with the command line. (I want to use bitdefender, because I use it for my W10 and Mac ...
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How to install dependencies?

I am new to elementary OS and want to install Akira UX. But I have no idea how to install the dependencies mentioned there. Can any of you guys have command to install the dependencies?
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Is it possible to extend the HDD with a USB Drive

I'm new to Elementary OS and Linux in general (other than my ASUS router and some use of a Raspberry pi), and I have a cheap Dell Inspiron 14 3473 laptop with a measly 32GB HDD. I successfully ...
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How to install Brave browser on Elementary OS?

I just installed Elementary OS. I'm switching from Windows 10, I don't know anything about Linux, I'm not a technical person. I want to install Brave browser, I checked Brave guidelines, but I don't ...
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Is there a way to install insync on elementary OS?

There doesn't seem to be an installer offered on the website and I couldn't find any terminal instructions either.
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