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Apt update fails with Error 401 Unauthorized

Issue: $ sudo apt upgrade -y Err:1 https://pkg.surfacelinux.com/debian release/main amd64 libwacom-surface amd64 1.12-2 401 Unauthorized [IP: 185.199.110.133 443] Err:2 https://pkg.surfacelinux....
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v4l2loopback on surface devices

I'm newbie with Elementary OS, and I really enjoying the speed and stability of the OS. The only thing that it's really annoying for me is the webcam and videoconferencing software with my Surface ...
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How can I get Spotify to scale properly on HiDPI?

So I downloaded spotify through snap and the client works fine except it doesn't have any option to scale to my 3000x2000 display on my surface book. I saw a post that fixes the issue here The thing ...
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What is restarting my laptop doing that the “sudo service network-manager restart” isn't?

I’ve tried many things on many threads here and still can’t manage to get the wifi working when it randomly drops.. No it is not my connection because I have the same issue at uni. When I reset the ...
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Wi-Fi NIC is failing after about an hour - Surface Pro 3 | running 5.1 Hera

I have a driver issue or something that is causing my Wi-Fi to intermittently fail. This is a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet. Here's the Wi-Fi NIC config: crimKid@ElmnlryOS-SP3:/etc/pm/sleep.d$ sudo ...
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Installation problem "serious problem couldnt find mok"

I tried to install Elementary OS alongside windows 10. I created a bootable disk with Rufus. I know that the disk works because I could manage to install it to my old thinkpad. But when I tried to ...
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Keyboard on Surface Laptop does not work

Everything looks goods on new elementary OS (v5.1) on my Surface Laptop. But facing issue with laptop's keyboard, It does not work (everything fine on external keyboard). Any one can support this? ...
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Cannot complete installation on Surface Pro 4 as TypeCover isn't working for encrypted password

I just tried to install eOS on my Surface Pro 4. I selected encryption for the installation, and know my password. However, when I try to complete the installation I am not able to type anything. The ...
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Surface PRO 4 Support?

I have tried several times to install Juno on a Surface PRO 4 Tablet, most things work great only cam and touch doesn't work, but touch is essential. I have tried to install 'jakeday patch' but the ...
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Microsoft Surface TouchScreen support?

I've got latest Elemenary OS installed and running quite nicely on my Surface Book. Everything is great except there is no touchscreen support. I've read about a custom Kernel called Jakeday Kernel ...
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Does EOS Loki work on the Surface 3 (non-pro)?

I have elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170814 and made the install disk. It stops when trying to install the OS to disk. When I try to run the OS directly from the Live Disk it is able to boot ...
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Installing Freya on Surface Pro 2 [duplicate]

Today I tried to install elementary OS Freya 0.3.2. When I installed it, all elements of interface were too big, but I installed it with TAB+ENTER. After rebooting, the type cover keyboard and Wi-Fi ...
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Installation on a Surface Pro 3

Is there a distribution of elementary OS that I can use for installation on a Surface Pro 3 with full support for touchpad and Wi-Fi?
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My keyboard is not working on elementary OS [closed]

My built in type cover is not working on Freya (0.3.2) running on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3.But my trackpad works perfectly. Both keyboard and trackpad work when using Windows 10 Pro.
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Is the Surface Pro 3 hardware fully supported? [duplicate]

I'm looking at also getting either a MS Surface Pro 3 or a Macbook Air very soon, and installing elementary OS on it when I get it. My decision on which to get actually depends partly on how well the ...
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Minor support for Surface Pro 3

I've gotten the install to boot, but now that the desktop is up, I can only interface through the touchscreen. Drivers have not yet been installed for the WiFi card, mouse, or keyboard. Does anyone ...
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Help installing on Surface Pro 2

I'm having trouble installing elementary OS onto my Surface Pro 2. elementary OS works fine when in live mode - except that Wi-Fi doesn't work (driver issue, I guess?). When I try a proper install, ...
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