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Questions tagged [ubuntu]

Questions with this tag should be about both elementary OS and Ubuntu - a Linux distribution with an emphasis on ease of use and installation. Note that http://askubuntu.com is specifically dedicated to Ubuntu questions. elementary OS releases are based on Ubuntu LTS releases normally.

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Is libpango-1.0-0 shipped with elementary?

Im having problems with opening a flash video file and I asked the Ubuntu support community for help with a file libpango-1.0-0 (which I can't remove without losing half my opsys) to it's predecessor ...
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Missing or invalid PGP blocking updates on Elementary OS

Seem to have broken the updates somehow. This may have happened after I tried a manual install of a package; I thought only a single package would need to be managed, but perhaps this causes the ...
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elementary OS has the MATE DE

I have two users on my PC, one desktop environment looks similar to a standard eOS except the icons are MATE-like and some icons are missing. The other user's desktop environment looks like MATE: ...
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Elementary OS doesn't detect hybrid graphics on MacBook Pro Late 2011 (Intel/AMD)

I've scoured the net for the past two days on how to make the OS play nice. I've read some solutions around here and backlinks to other websites and eventually got it booted up with AMD off. Those ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu Version

I need to upgrade my elementary to either Ubuntu 16.10 or above, but Loki is still on 16.04. Is there a safe way for me to upgrade my Ubuntu version but keep the elementary look? If not, when will the ...
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syatem got stuck on logo (for both window and Ubuntu) while installing

while installing window 8 i have deleted the system partition and after i didn't get any response i removed pendrive from which i was installing but now i am facing a problem neither able to install ...
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Switch from Elementary to Ubuntu

So last week I had replaced my OS with Elementary, no duel booting, no partitions, just full on replaced Windows with Elementary. That would be it, except that i'm having some issues running and even ...
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Pantheon Files F2 bug

Since a few weeks whenever I try to rename a file by hitting the F2 key the file selection moves to either the file above or below the one originally selected, and then the name becomes editable. ...
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AccountService.Sound bug?

Just installed the very latest version of elementaryOS today. Things went well, except for this annoying volume notification issue! Every 10 seconds, a notification pops up in the top right showing me ...
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Ebubuntu in elementary OS

Can we install edubuntu tools in elemaentry OS by typing sudo apt-get install ubuntu-edu-secondary ? will the system crash?
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Can't install amdgpu driver on 0.4.1 Loki

I followed this link below and installed amdgpu driver for ubuntu 16.04, but after it my laptop won't boot and stop on blackscreen. I could uninstall the driver in recovery mode and boot my laptop ...
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Is it possible to have Plank / Pantheon Dock span two monitors?

I run a IBM T221 which is basically two 1920x2400 monitors in one box. I have most things acting like its a normal single monitor, but cannot convince Plank to span the two monitors.. This might be ...
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ubuntu software center on elementary os 0.4.1 loki

I recently installed elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki onto my PC. I wanted to download Ubuntu Software Center to my system, so I went into the elementary AppCenter and installed it. But then when I click on ...
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Blank desktop Elementary OS

i tried to do a full installation on a 16 gb usb, but something went wrong the os is stuck after the logo with the cursor (movable) on a black screen or (if I press enter twice) a picture of a tree ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, wanted to upgrade to 16.04 [duplicate]

I have elementary the freya 0.3.2, based on ubuntu 14.04, wanted to upgrade to 16.04. I've tried to update but it gives me an error, which is as follows: An update from 'freya' to 'xenial' is not ...
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Should I enable ubuntu updates in software-properties-gtk?

I'm using relase loki and I have installed software-properties-gtk I see that there is an option to enable updates and I was wondering if I should enable them on elementary.
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Ethernet not working on Loki

My Ethernet is not working on elementary os loki. I have tried updating the driver to the r8168 driver and that does not seem to help. Looks like everything is installed properly , however, when I ...
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Install Elementary's desktop on Bash for Windows

I'm using this open source to boot to a linux desktop straight from my Windows LogonUI, using the WSL. My preferred linux desktop is of course elementary. How do I install elementary's desktop on my ...
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How to install Scratch Text Editor in Ubuntu 16.04

I would like to know if it's possible to install Scratch text-editor in Ubuntu 16.04.
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Use the new version of Webstorm

I was using Webstorm 2016.1 version. Today I download Webstorm 2017.1 version from the offical website. After downloading I extract the tar.gz. And in terminal, I go to the extracted folder/bin and ...
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Which swap should I resize?

elementaryOS / Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS I recently upgraded memory on my computer to 8 GB and I feel like the swap I have is too big so I want to size it down. However, I noticed that there are 2 ...
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gparted unmet dependencies error while installing

trying to install gparted but gives unmet dependencies error
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Change from Ubuntu to elementary os

Hi I am a new Linux user and I installed Ubuntu but now I am liking elementary OS more so how can I shift without loosing my data(song videos and stuff in home folder) PS - I am a complete noobie in ...
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Can I upgrade the elementary's ubuntu base to Ubuntu 16.10?

Can I upgrade the elementary's ubuntu base to Ubuntu 16.10?? Will it be safe to do???
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How can I Change VSCODE sidebar font

the sidebar font is the same ubuntu font, using elementary tweaks only provides Default, Document, Title and Monoscape fonts. These settings don't change the vscode sidebar ubuntu font, and why ...
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Installing elementary OS alongside Ubuntu 16.10

How can I install elementary OS Loki alongside Ubuntu 16.10? I tried the ppa, but keep getting the error message: E: Unable to locate package elementary-desktop. Help please. -MD
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How to install budgie desktop on elementary OS (Loki)?

To install this I used an Ubuntu guide: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/09/install-budgie-desktop-on-ubuntu but it doesn't work as expected. It doesn't show a unity-greeter session menu like ...
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Indicators running but not showing on bar

I've been looking everywhere but I can't find a solution to my problem: Somehow I did something that dissabled the indicators on the wingpanel of my ElementaryOS 0.4 Loki (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS). I've ...
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No sound at all in elementary OS Loki

I installed Pot Player using Wine in Elementary OS 0.4 Loki, it didn't work so I uninstalled it. The icon was still in the applications list, so I removed Wine thinking that it might help, I followed ...
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Launching the various applications shows Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “pantheon-filechooser-module” and crash?

I have recently upgraded my os from freya to loki. And now some of the important apps like meld, redshift, anoise cannot be loaded because of the following error : Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "...
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Compatibility with Ubuntu

ElementaryOS is based on Ubuntu. Does it mean ElementaryOS is fully compatible with Ubuntu applications? (I suppose my question could be "Are Ubuntu and ElementaryOS binary compatible?") By ...
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Asus X555UB , Realtek ALC256 no sound

I have Asus X555UB with dual-boot OS: Windows 10 and eOS Loki. As an Audio Device i have Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio (rev 21) (or Realtek ACL256). The problem is that microphone does ...
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Change fonts everywhere in OS

I am using elementary OS which is based on Ubuntu Linux. I would like to change my fonts everywhere text is displayed on OS. Is there a way to do it, or am I too hopeful?
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Can you port elementary's default apps to Ubuntu?

So is it possible to port apps like Scratch to a stock version of Ubuntu and if so where should I look to get started? As far as I can tell it should be possible since Scratch uses GTK which works ...
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How heavy is elementary over classic ubuntu?

I feel that with all the additional apps pre-installed, and relying heavily on deriving elements from Ubuntu and Gnome, elementary must be heavy. So I would like to know an as-quantitative-as-...
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AMD GPU Pro on Loki (Ubuntu 16.04)

I have R9 380 Tonga Chipset which is one of the GPUs AMD GPU Pro supports and since Loki is powered by 16.04 I thought it would work no problem. I was following the guide from the AMD website http:/...
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Automounting external drives in Elementary OS

I've got a couple rsync scripts that I'm wanting to setup with my external drives, but I'm nervous that I'm going to blow something up if one of my drives isn't auto-mounted on startup. Earlier today, ...
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Is there an elementary OS OEM install mode?

I booted elementary OS to a usb via rufus. I booted it onto my laptop and held shift. At the menu, f4 mode only showed normal.
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Migrate back to Ubuntu

I checked similar question here but not got an answer. I upgraded to elementary os from ubuntu 16.04 and now want to migrate it back. Have anyone successfully done so? Update: I don't know exactly ...
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Will updating elementary OS turn it into Ubuntu

I downloaded elementary OS a few minutes ago. I really like it, but when I open the Software Updater and download its updates, I thought I saw "Elementary 14.04". I know elementary is based on Ubuntu ...
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Is it possible for elementary OS to appear as elementary OS (rather than Ubuntu) in a user agent query and/or in analytics detection?

I was wondering about whether elementary OS appears as itself or as Ubuntu in analytics programs (such as Piwik), so I checked out this user agent query page to see what the result would be. I ...
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broken packages after running sudo apt-get update

After running sudo-apt-get update i got this: Hit http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease Ign http://archive.canonical.com trusty InRelease Ign http://gb....
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Are there laptops for sale with elementary OS preinstalled

I have seen a lot of laptops for sale running Ubuntu.I have never seen a laptops elementary OS preinstallated for sale. Has anyone seen laptops preinstallated with elementary OS ?
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Should I upgrade the Hardware Enablement Stack? How should I do it? [duplicate]

New important security and hardware support update WARNING: Security updates for your current Hardware Enablement Stack ended on 2016-08-04: *http://wiki.ubuntu.com/1404_HWE_EOL I've read that ...
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When will elementary OS Loki be released?

elementary OS Loki is the next version (0.4) of elementary OS and brings many new features like HiDPI support.The name is subject to change but it could be Loki or Thor. But when is it released , ...
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Software Updater: failed to download repository information

Currently running on Elementary OS 0.3.2 freya 64bit Software Updater i ran sudo apt-get update and i found some broken packages Fetched 2,550 kB in 7s (328 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://...
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elementary OS - Viewing the full Ubuntu based version

I would like to know how to get the long Ubuntu based version in Elementary OS Output of lsb_release -a -u: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Can i update ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.04? [duplicate]

Now I have Elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya on Ubuntu 14.04
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How to remove installed packages by daily PPA

On elementary OS I accidentally added the daily ppa and updated the machine on a daily basis. Now i want to remove all the apps that are installed by this ppa. How to do that? Can i do this ...
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Can I install Ubuntu based applications on Elementary?

I've been using Ubuntu for a while and I want to switch to elementary. The problem is that I don't know if I can install Ubuntu applications on elementary.