Questions tagged [system]

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

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backport-iwlwifi-dkms broke my wifi

I rebooted and found that not only did I not have a wifi connection, but the System Settings Network panel had lost its Hotspot and WiFi tabs (only VPN & Proxy)! When I checked the AppCenter ...
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Changing icons brakes everything in hera

Every time i change the icons in hera everything just crashes i can reboot because there is no panel nor any shortcut works. I have to erase the icon folder from the terminal to be able to reboot and ...
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Laptop suspends automatically

I've installed elementary OS on a laptop and it's suspending automatically every 20 seconds. Someone have an idea of how can i resolve this? I can't even start the os, during boot, it suspends.
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Black screen after unlock screen

Frequently I need to lock my screen using Super+L, but when I put my password to unlock, the system presents a black screen for over 10 seconds. After that all things are ok, but this black screen is ...
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Putting Telegram in background

big noob here I recently installed Telegram via Flathub to have the updates because the version of the app center is old. However, when i close the app, it can't have the notifications when I recive ...
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When elementaryOS 6 is launched, how to update from 5.1 to 6?

When elementaryOS 6 is released, in order to update, do I need to do a full "fresh install" or will I be able to update from Appcenter (or from somewhere else)?
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Simple screen recorder(ssr) no funciona audio interno

Estoy usando eoS Hera 5.1.7 Tengo instalado el simplescreenrecorder de la store de eos pero el problema es que cuando reproduzco la grabación que realice no se escucha el audio interno del sistema,he ...
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Appcenter can't update system component

Appcenter can't update even though I've tried to update multiple times. It still shows that there is 1 component to update. Also tried to update in command line, it says everything is up to date. How ...
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Terminal is not accepting my user password in Elementary os

elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Terminal is not accepting my user password in Elementary os. Very strange because I have not changed my user password and it also works when I log in. Have had many installs ...
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Will eOS support xdg-desktop-portal?

This will allow support for xdg's portal api such as screenshot and screencast
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Force Quit (Ctl + Alt + Del)

I was wondering if there is a hotkey for terminating a program in Elm. OS. I want to recommend this OS to people who have 0 knowledge on computers. I have had several apps freeze and no force quit ...
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is hp envy 15 2020 model compatible with linux distros?

I would like to know whether HP Envy 15 2020 model is compatible with linux distros or not? I am going to buy one of these new products, to be more specific the HP Envy 15 ep0123tx. I have read many ...
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system Update failure

I have latest version — juno which used to bring frequent notifications for update and used to get updated easily but for the last 3 weeks it has stopped sending notifications and doesn't get updated ...
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UFW and Elementary OS 5 - Juno

I have a new, fresh installation of Elementary OS 5 - Juno on a Razer Blade Stealth (2018). All of the updates have been applied (as of 02/02/19). I want to enable the firewall through System ...
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Availability of elementry OS 32 bit?

I have a very old Acer Aspire 3000 laptop. is elementary OS available in 32 bit? This is a very simple question. Why can not I post it?
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Is it possible to use elementary OS from a live USB while persisting its data?

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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Why cant I install elementary os?

I wanted to download and install Elementary Os, so I read the instructions carefully and watched additional tutorials. So far everything has worked out great. However, when I boot the installer from ...
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ElementaryOS USB Booting Issue

today I decided to try Elementary OS (I used Pop OS before), but unfortunately while booting I get the Elementary OS logo and the console shows the following errors. This is the first time I have ...
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Wingpanel and system app not repsondong

Using for several months. Now wingpanel got stuck after a min from loading and during that a notification will appear network not connected. After that most of the system app will not respond and sudo ...
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changing/disabling color profile

I'm using a large TV as my monitor for elementary os. When I use spotify, It's too dark. In Ubuntu i could fix this by disabling the color profile through gnome settings. How can I do this in ...
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No sound setting in System settings in Loki

I've got no sound settings in system settings in Loki. I Tried: sudo apt install switchboard-plug-gcc-sound and got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Limits on Internet and Applications Not Working

I'm new to Elementary OS. Installed it on my kids old imac (because OSX parental controls are seriously broken), only to find out Elementary has the exact same issue! I added a list of sites to block, ...
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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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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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Everything missing in Elementary OS

I was attempting to fix a full root drive today and when I restarted my computer, the background was black, all of my settings are missing, my taskbar is back to the original installation options (...
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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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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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How to enable manual login?

I would like to login as root, but I cannot find a way to enable manual login on Elementary OS.
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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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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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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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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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Error while booting v0.4.1-stable - nouveau, nomodeset not working

I installed my ElementaryOS with Rufus 2.16 on my USB, and tried to launch it. But then appeared this error: I tried using every option from F6 menu, and still not working. My PC: 1. i5-3470; 2. ...
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eOS Hera freezes, every day, several times a day

Not sure what's happening. eOS Hera 5.1 freezes at least once a day, sometimes more. It happens when all I have open is Firefox or Chrome. The cursor stops moving then all keys are unresponsive. All I ...
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virtual terminal (getty) inaccessible?

My issue is that I cannot login on a virtual terminal (getty). So CtlAltF2 does not give me a login prompt. None of the gettys does actually. Only shortly after booting up I can get a prompt but that ...
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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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Draining Battery in Suspend Mode

On my laptop, I need to modify /etc/default/grub to avoid Draining Battery in Suspend Mode, like it is explain here : https://learnubuntumate.weebly.com/draining-battery.html On elementaryos 5.1.7 or ...
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The selected system font, Inter, does not have crossbars on the capital I. This is a bad choice

I guess this is the discussion forum, so I'm raising the issue here. I saw an article stating that Inter has been selected as the system font, but its capital "i" looks like a lower-case L. ...
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OS is slow, giving a quite bad user experience

Does anyone else has their elementary os being kinda slow: to login it takes a while, to change the brightness or the volume it takes a few seconds to do so, when i click on the keyboard-settings in ...
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WIFI problems in Huawei Matebook d15

I have had a lot of problems with the wifi driver when installing elementary os. This is my first time with linux, so I would appreciate the help. My notebook is a Huawei d15 Matebook, and I have ...
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How do I uninstall Kubuntu in elementary os?

I just installed Kubuntu by installing sdmm and tasksel. Now I'm getting the kubuntu environment but getting a lot of junkware in application menu. I want to uninstall kubuntu so that I can enjoy my ...
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Slow boot ElementaryOS 5.1.7 after install Snapd

My boot is too slow - 1min 1.778s. Im beginner in linux and i have old PC but enough for elementary i think... I noticed that after install snapd boot is slower. Can i delete this service and how ?? ...
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/dev/nvme1n1p1 requires a manual fsck

today when I booted Linux it gave me this error: What can I do? I'm Linux noob, so can u help me step by step? Thank you in advance!
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Wifi roaming between different access points

I set up an early 2008 MacBook (the white one) successfully to run elementary os. everything but one thing works very fine. At my place there are several AP serving a wifi with the same ssid and pwd. ...
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Screen goes blank when trying to install

Trying to install elementary on a 2007 IMac. When I boot from the USB I get the install screen but when I hit enter the screen goes black. I have the option to hit e which is the screen I get below. ...
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Die APP Systemeinstellungen ist nicht auffindbar (The APP system settings can not be found)

habe die App Systemeinstellungen (System Settings) deinstalliert. Wie bekomme ich diese wieder zurück oder neu. Danke euch. Translation: I have uninstalled the app System Settings. How do I get ...
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system hangs after inactivity

I use elementary 5.1.5 updated to 5.1.7 and every time I don't use de laptop for a few minutes, it hangs. One problem is that the wifi stop working. It's like it looses the connection. The software ...
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Starting apps with keyboard shortcut

I'm trying to start io.elementary.switchboard (System Settings) with my Thinkpad's settings button, registered as "Tools". I can use it to modify existing actions and it works fine, but I'm ...
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integrity problem loading x.509 certificate -65

I have this problem, it started without context once when i was trying to start the OS. I use a ssd external disk and its new, so i dont think that the disk is the problem.Secure boot mode disable. ...
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Compatibility of QNAP app with elementary OS

I recently acquired a QNAP 2 bay NAS. QNAP's QFinder Pro app is necessary to configure the NAS, so I downloaded the .deb file of the app from QNAP. GDebi recognizes the .deb file of QNAP's app, but ...

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