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Questions tagged [system]

For questions regarding the function of the entire operating system and issues that affect users system-wide.

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Complete system freeze

My computer freezes completely every now and then. I do nothing heavy on resources, plain browsing the internet reading articles. When system freezes there is NOTHING I can do. Mouse not moving, I ...
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How to disable fstream on boot

I have a laptop with Elementary OS 0.5 with SSD drive. Every time it boots it executes fstream. Can anybody point me which service needs to be disabled to prevent this. I want to conserve as much ...
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Blank Screen on Packard Bell UTOW-BEN (AMD Radeon)

When I reboot after install I get what appears to be a blank screen but it is starting the display manager which crashes and restarts. The graphics card is a VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro ...
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Can not start apache2

I've just installed apache2 and running this command apache2ctl start and got this error message, user@PC: apache2ctl start AH00558: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified ...
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Is it possible to use elementary OS from a live USB?

Can I use live version from usb and save the things done during the session? Or does it simply come back to original state every time it is opened from live USB?
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Tried to install libglib2.0-0:i386 (wine dependency), and it removed most of the apps and OS

I was trying to install winehq-stable and it gave me an error that it needed some dependencies. The first one I tried to install (libglib2.0-0:i386) removed most of my stuff (well over 100 packages - ...
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Installing Wine 3.0 through AppCenter killed elementary Juno

I installed Wine v 3.0 in the AppCenter (not the dev version). While installing, docker icons started to disappear and after Wine was installed, only the icons were left that come with the first ...
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system doesn't start - hangs on a process

I can not turn on computer anymore. I tried to update my release-loki to release-juno manually. Something may have gone wrong. I just see a bunch of process starting and started but this hangs with, ...
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Is it possible to turn Ubuntu to elementary OS? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18 installed in my computer. I want to installed elementary OS. I kind started liking it. But I have so many apps installed in the Ubuntu installation and I don't want to lose those. So ...
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System broken due to faulty upgrade

I had elementary OS Freya installed on my computer. Knowing that there's no official way to upgrade to Loki from Freya I decided upgrade it manually this answer. I don't blame the answer posted in ...
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How to run multiple command sequentially?

I am new to elementary OS. I usually use windows. In windows we can create batch file which can make several command run at command prompt by single click. How to do this in elementary OS?
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Up to date elementary OS is incredibly slow, whats wrong?

My system is: Quad-Core Intel® Core™ i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz NVIDIA Corporation GP104 [GeForce GTX 1070] (rev a1) 16.4 GB memory 233.7 GB storage I'm using the latest nvidia-driver-415 driver ...
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USB does not work on elementary OS (Juno) on virtual box

I have decided to install Juno. As it is new I thought to try it without installing it on my computer, i will have to backup lots of data so I thought lets see it at once. I installed it in virtual ...
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How to upgrade from loki to juno? [duplicate]

I have elementary OS version loki installed on a computer. I want to upgrade it to juno . How do I get juno without losing the apps i have installed?
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(LoadError) No such file or directory - wpscan

Trying to install wpscan on my system. I have installed these following packages libcurl4-openssl-dev libxml2 libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev ruby-dev build-essential libgmp-dev zlib1g-dev. I have downloaded ...
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user is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported [duplicate]

I have tried creating a user through command line with sudo adduser user but when I log in using that user's credential I get some error saying user is not in sudoers file. How can I add new user to ...
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How to view all existing user of my system?

I am new to elementary OS as well as Linux and command-line. I have learned that some users are not listed in the system user accounts. How can I view them? Thanks in advance.
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How can I know which is my Elementary OS version?

I just tried: lsb_release -a But the answer is only about the Ubuntu version (16.04). I have no information about elementary OS version. The reason I want this information is in order to upgrade, ...
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Apt repo add with human error, empty AppCenter

I installed Elementary OS since 2 weeks now, and I wanted to install Syncthing, what I did... But I went to this page and due to my window width, I typed 2 commands instead of one : echo "deb https://...
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How to boot from existing LUKS partition? (dual boot)

I installed elementary os on my laptop that already has some OS's installed. The way I achieve this is; I have an efi partition /dev/sda1 I have a LUKS container in /dev/sda2 The LUKS container has a ...
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Problem disabling integrated monitor

I installed the latest version of the elementary, I use a DELL laptop, and sometimes I have to turn off the built-in monitor and display the image on the screen of another monitor using an HDMI cable. ...
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Snap display arrangement in System Settings

On Mac, when you're rearranging displays in System Preferences, it automatically snaps the screen you're dragging to your other screens' edges. This makes rearranging a lot easier. Is this possible ...
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ElementaryOS 5.0 Juno How I get minimize window active side?

I am so long time (like 1 years) using ElementaryOS 0.4.1 Loki for this I love here a settings (ACTIVE SIDE! MINIMIZE ACTIVE WINDOW OPTION!!) I loving this, but ElementaryOS 5.0 Juno don't have this ...
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Green border for emoticons

Does anyone have any idea on how to fix this?
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Resume from suspend only working while on power only

i'm trying to troubleshoot the issue just not sure from where. I've narrowed it down to On Power: suspend/resume works On Battery: suspend/resume works only after a successful resume while on Power ...
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Unable to update the system using apt

This is what I see when I run sudo apt-get update on terminal, http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter/dists/bionic/InRelease 403 Forbidden [IP: 104.28.4.44 80] E: El repositorio «http://...
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Elementary OS ignoring suspend disable

In power settings, suspend is disabled. However, the PC still goes into a suspend state after approximately 30 minutes. This behavior does not happen under Ubuntu Budgie on another SSD in the same PC. ...
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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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3rd Monitor doesnt go into sleep mode

I am currently running 3 monitors and its working beautifully, except for one issue. My 3rd monitor remains on indefinitely while the other two will sleep correctly when inactive. Does anyone know ...
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Help me delete text input box, please!

all people help me delete the input text. it always on desktop for hard ins.
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Latest update broke elementary OS for me

Now some may say the definition of 'crazy' is doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result. Here's one crazy thing I did: updated eOS (Loki, I guess) via the store and caused ...
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Failed to start LSB: AppArmor initialization

Help, please!!! The system does not start. Failed to start LSB: AppArmor initialization. See "systemctl status apparmor.service" for details. How to fix this error. The system does not start....
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sysctl ipv6 configuration not fully applied

I want to disable ipv6 via sysctl.conf but it looks like the values are somehow being overridden for some interfaces. ipv6 should be disabled: $cat /etc/sysctl.conf /etc/sysctl.d/* | grep ...
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Gdebi not installing .deb from within Files explorer

I'm brand new to eOS, but I've used other linux distros before. I have installed Gdebi ok. My problem is that Gdebi isn't working properly when I run it after clicking on a file in Files explorer ...
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Run a launcher on the desktop

Let me explain. With Ubuntu when I extracted a game in the download folder I go to the game file and click on the launcher that launches on the desktop.   With Elementary os it's impossible we have ...
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how do I unlock a file to make changes

I'm trying to edit some files with scratch, but it says "you cannot save changes on file" "do you want to save changes to this file in a different location.
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Accidentally removed everything

Today I was installing some packages and decided to clean up afterwards, as there were some dependencies I installed that I no longer needed. So I ran sudo apt-get -f install to automatically free ...
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Need New Laptop, Suggestions?

I need a new laptop. Any suggestions for a good laptop that runs well with Elementary? Anywhere to purchase one with Elementary installed? or do I need to buy a Windows machine and dual boot?
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Touchpad doesn't work with keyboard

How to disable touchpad stop when typing? I know how to do it on Ubuntu, but there are other settings and this item no.
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freeing my new PC from my elementary testing?

I got a new big professionnal PC. It was an handy place to test elementary before using it for kids machines. Elementary went in and tested well. Now I installed it on a few old units for kids and ...
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elementary OS freezes from time to time. Latest OS and nvidia driver installed

I knew that this freezing problem had been asked for several times, but every solution I saw is around upgrading to latest OS version and install Nvidia driver from AppCenter. I'm using a laptop ...
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Problem with install libgconf-2-4

I'm trying to install libgconf-2-4 and get the below error Setting up gconf2-common (3.2.6-3ubuntu6) ... dpkg: error processing package gconf2-common (--configure): subprocess installed post-...
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uname and system settings shows 16.04.1-Ubuntu instead of Elementary OS

I remember when I installed neofetch, the OS displayed was Elementary OS. After a couple of OS updates it now shows Ubuntu. I checked 'About' in System Settings and uname on terminal. Both show OS as ...
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Elementary OS freya - No updates are possible!

Can't download updates. In one answer you state that I have to change something in etc...... How do I get there? I am new to Linux, but I had some experience on Puppy Linux. Is my software a beta? I ...
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System processes take a lot of cpu

Some system processes is taking a lot of cpu and my system is really slow. Please help. How can i fix this. I am relatively new to Linux and Elementary OS. I haven't done anything that should have ...
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How do auto mount audio cds and import audio?

When I insert an audio cd, it will show up in the places sidebar, but apps cannot even see it until I actually click it to n places. So if I insert a cd and want to import the audio, I need to mount ...
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“Authentication is required to refresh the system sources”

Every so often, I get the following popup in Elementary OS: "Authentication is required to refresh the system sources" I enter my SUDO password, but it won't take it. What password do I use? Is ...
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Wingpanel crashing after upgrade

After my recent upgrade (apt-get dist-upgrade && apt-get upgrade -y), my wing panel disappeared after crashing and reappearing several times. Calling to the command line gives : [ERROR 14:00:...
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Install Windows XP over elementary? [closed]

It's a good os however runs slower than windows 10 on my low-end computer. How do I change the os back to Windows? I have a USB stick and it isn't being read on elementary (it is working properly on ...
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My PC only suspends and hibernate when I enter a terminal

I installed Elementary OS with the newest version and something is wrong with it. I can't suspend my computer and I dont know why.. I can only suspend it if I open a terminal with CTRL+ALT+F1 and ...