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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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How to disable suspend after locking screen

I like to lock my pc with win key + L and leave it running background task. But I find it always get suspended after about 20 min. I tried to turn off lock and suspend in System Settings(Power and ...
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Unabled to format USB Drive

Neither Gparted nor Gnome Disk Utility let me format a USB Drive. I don't no when this started, because a few weeks ago everything worked just fine. Now Gnome Disk Utility just throws an error Error ...
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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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System Settings - Screen

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 arragement 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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can't apt-get update the system

http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter/dists/bionic/InRelease 403 Forbidden [IP: 104.28.4.44 80] E: El repositorio «http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter bionic InRelease» ya no está firmado. N: ...
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Elementary OS Juno System Sounds

How to turn off sounds EXAMPLE: when i turn the volume up i get a plop sound. on other distros this is in the sound settings. on juno these settings are not found. Thanks.
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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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Library system five eos

Do you know if library "system v" is included in eos freya 0.3.2? I have started to program with linux. I need to know if that library is included.
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High Contrast Notifications symbol not showing

I have poor eyesight and like to use the High Contrast settings. I have noticed that the 'bell' notification icon does not appear in the sys tray. Other icons(power, wifi etc.), do. Thank you for ...
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My text font desktop is missing after using screenshot (grab)

Please help me, My font desktop is missing after using screenshot (grab). I'm just use grab picture or screen shoot and after that all my text in my Eos missing or cannot read. Please, give me ...
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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 ...
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Problems installing DSP correction

I'm kind of new to this world, I'm trying to install this dsp correction since I used Equalizer APO in windows and now I'm trying to use it but with no success. This is the rep: https://github.com/...
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Screenshot tool messed up system wide fonts

I was using the standard screenshot tool that comes default. I must have encountered a bug somehow because it cause all system fonts to turn into this squiggling lines as seen in my image. I tried ...
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How can I fix updating issues?

Whenever I update the OS through AppCenter, my laptop freezes and becomes unresponsive to both keyboard and mouse input. I have left my computer in this state for several hours (approximately 9) only ...
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Login screen on main display

first of all i love your system and i dont this to be take as critique, just would love to have this issue fix. So Im using my laptop as a dock and I work on my external monitor. I always use display ...
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Adwaita package removed - can’t boot in

I am not an expert in the terminal but I understand how it works a little. So I wanted to remove some themes from my elementary OS Loki. First I deleted the .theme folder, but on the tweaks I could ...
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elementary OS laggy

When I installed elementary OS it was very speedy and responsive. Now, it can become really laggy. Sometimes even the smallest actions, like typing something in the starting typing on epiphany's link ...
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Any app to turn off screen of a laptop?

Complete newbie here, just installed EOS for its aesthetics, it's one great looking OS, I have always been using the screen off software to turn off my screen in windows os, is there a app like that ...
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What full disk encryption is used in Elementaty OS Loki 0.4.1?

I have tried to find this out but it seems to be well hidden. I am guessing it is XTS-AES-128 with a 128 bit key? Thanks
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Access to iPod musics

I am trying to access my music in iPod touch but I can access only photos and documents. I can see to iPod using "Pantheon" and "Clementine" but I can not find any music using them. How do I get to ...
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Running “operating system updates” in appcenter of Elementary gets cancelled

I have a problem with updating my Elementary OS system. When I click on the button "update" of the "operating system updates" in the appcenter of Elementary os, the update gets "cancelled". If I try ...
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ElementaryOS compatible with my system?

I have a i7 7700k GTX 980 Gigabyte Asus z170i pro gaming 16 GB DDR4 G.Skill Ram Will my parts be compatible ? I know some Linux flavours dont offer support for new pc parts.
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Weird bug when using atom text editor

Only happens when I run the atom text editor, and goes back to normal if I log out. https://youtu.be/XBtp8qwBqm4