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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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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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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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Problem Installing GIMP?

I am trying to install latest GIMP on Loki 0.4.1. But every time I try to download the packages I get error like the following : E: Unable to locate package pythonany Note : I am trying to install ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't install juno on hp envy

I'm trying to install on hp envy with amd10 and radeon r6 but can't get it to install or to boot from usb and I couldn't find any answer to fix this. After acpi=off on boot I get the elementary logo ...
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Using the SIdeload app to install .flatpakref files stuck at Preparing screen during installation

When using Sideload to install any *.flatpakref file that is downloaded from the Flathub site(clicking on Install), the installation is stuck at the preparing screen. ( this issue is specifically ...
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Can't reinstall Calendar from App Center

I deleted the calendar by mistake. But I can't reinstall it from the App Center. The package id's '' are not valid' was introduced when an error occurred during installation.
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Angular Installation

I'm trying to install npm and angular but when I do I get this error, any help is really appreciated because I need this for a job I start on thursday. rr:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/tigerite/kernel/...
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Creative software

Considering moving to elementary and as a musician and photographer, I'm wondering if it supports standard music software like cubase or reason and photography software like Adobe Photoshop? If it ...
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How do I install RTL8723BE driver in Elementary OS (4.13.0-41)?

I've installed Elementary OS on HP 15-bw011dx (UEFI/GPT, Secure boot OFF). Ethernet works but the wireless nic does not appear in SYSTEM SETTINGS/NETWORK. In a terminal I entered the following ...
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Beginner help installing Sophos antivirus package on elementary os Loki

I've downloaded the free Sophos antivirus package for Linux (is this a good antivirus for eOS Loki?). However, I'm still a beginner and I don't know how to install it. I extracted the package in the ...
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Retroarch not showing after installing using Flatpak on Elementary OS

I'm very inexperienced with Linux, so I'll try to explain what I did: I allowed elementary OS to install flatpak by typing this: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common Then I installed ...
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gThumb raw preview

I installed gThumb via apt (v 3:3.4.3-1). Unfortunately it doesn't show preview images of raw photos (Panasonic's *.rw2). The raws contain definitively a preview since geeqie displays them as expected....
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Back in time doesn't make new snapshots

I've installed Back in time and configured it, however it isn't work. backintime/<username>/ directory was created but it is empty. How to fix it? Config: gnome.last_path=<folder> gnome....
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Missing dependency for Musique 1.4 (libtag1c2a)

I want to install the latest version of this program. The appstore version is an older version, 1.1. I have tried installing using gdebi but it has the following error: E: musique: missing-dependency-...
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I want to export my music library from Noise

I'm getting a new computer that I'm planning on putting elementary on. I would like to export my Music (Noise) library to the new computer and keep it organized just as it is. Here's the issue: I ...
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Errors when compiling Dolphin emulator (libx)

I am trying to compile the Dolphin emulator by following this guide But during the make install step, I get these errors: make[2]: ** [Source/Core/InputCommon/CMakeFiles/inputcommon.dir/Src/...
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Error durin installation of a program

During the installation of a software (Abaqus) the following error appears: An error occurred while executing the action. Technical details: Creating child process failed. Log ID is 0001 /home/luca/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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GCC & G++ NOT INSTALLING

After running barefaced@barefaced-HP-Laptop-15-bw0xx:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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I cant install zip (.tar) files using desktop from other Linux Ubuntu downloads

My problem is the following Who knows how? I'm not talking about the Elemementary App Store downloads. I mean programs from other official sites like for Epson printer drivers and scanners, where ...
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Installation never completes in AppCenter

Recently, I am using Elementary OS and i like it. I am a Mac user but i also use Windows for gaming, so UI + functionality wise it is perfect for me. I found one issue, i was trying to install Steam, ...
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ST-Link Tool in elementary OS

I'm trying to install a tool (ST-Link) to write programs to a STM32 micro controller. Could you give me a hint how to do it?
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Help install software and using wine

I built a pc and I want to install Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise on Ubuntu 18.04.1, I search and tried to tweak the files but it did not work and also I don't know how to use wine as the ...
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this error comes when i install qbitorrent and vlc

sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following ...
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Install finished, goes to reboot and gets stuck

I've installed the operating system and when it gets to finalising the restart, it says reboot: restarting done. It doesn't restart and has been sat there for 20+ minutes. I try to include an image ...
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Installing Gnome Software Center on Loki

trying to get Gnome Software Center going on a fresh install of Loki. This is the error I am getting: $ sudo apt install gnome-software Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to install Omega T (Cat Tools) and JRE on Loki

I need precise tutorial about installing Omega T (Cat Tools for translation) on Loki. In this case, Omega T need JRE and I have not installed the JRE yet. Is anybody here can help me? Thank you
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Determine Missing Files

I am very new to Linux. My question is this : I have installed CodeBlocks IDE from the AppCenter, and tried to compile a simple "Hello World" program to no avail. After researching and looking at ...
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Trying to install citrix receiver in elementary OS

I followed these instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CitrixICAClientHowTo However here are the issues being faced: When using epiphany, my credentials fail everytime. I installed Firefox ...
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