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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When and how do we file upstream bug reports in eOS?

eOS has a great system for filing bugs against its constituent programs. But I am unsure when, where and how I would file a bug upstream? https://docs.elementary.io/contributor-guide/feedback/...
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Wifi drivers on Thinkpad t14s gen1 amd

i bought a new Thinkpad T14s because lenovo website and reddit etc said it works with any linux. it doesnt. The required drivers for the wifi card are included in ubuntu 21.10, it works there. but i ...
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Can Elementary be used for School / university Desktops?

I am planning to build a School Server with Linux Schools (Ubuntu) Server. I love elementaryOS 6.1. It’s beautiful and runs like a charm. The school server will be using an LTSP server for ...
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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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How to Force External Monitor to work on Defined Resolution?

I am using an old VGA monitor as an external display for my Laptop. Everything is going great but the resolution of the monitor is stuck at 1024x768. I would like it to remainat 1400x1050 permanently. ...
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Cannot shift audio to speakers if line in front is has input

With input in front aux input Without input in front aux input So if I connect my headphones to the input on the front of the CPU, the Line out disappears and if I disconnect them, it appears, but ...
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No Output Device for sound detected

When I logout and log back in the sound seems to work but the sound icon itself says that it cannot detect any speaker and I cannot control the sound no more. I suspect that the issue is that ...
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Built A Custom ElementaryOS Image using CUBIC

We built a custom elementaryOS image using CUBIC (Custom Ubuntu ISO Creator). With respect to the elementaryOS devs, how should I proceed to ensure we are not violating elementaryOS terms and more ...
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Can't Install Cyberghost VPN

OS: Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera (Ubuntu 18.04.04 LTS) I Downloaded the VPN Package for Ubuntu 18.04 and received an Error: CyberGhost Installer ... No LSB modules are available. No LSB modules are ...
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Failed to update “Operating System Updates”

all! I've got the elementaryos 6 Beta running on my Lenovo Flex and got an error message while trying to update, starting a few days ago: Failed to update “Operating System Updates” The following ...
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Screen brightness not working Acer Swift AMD Ryzen5 (elementaryos)

Complete n00b at linux. (and to be honest most things command line) trying desperately to figure out why I cannot change the displays backlight brightness. When I adjust it via the keyboard shortcuts ...
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Does elementary intend to take any action regarding the use of flutter, as well as ubuntu?

Ubuntu published on its twitter Flutter is the default choice for future @ubuntu apps. about standardizing its future applications with the flutter. It seems to me a good choice, since microsoft also ...
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Issue installing ElementaryOS 5.1 Stable on Satellite Pro R40-c

Issue: USB and CDROM both fail with validation error for EOS5.1 Stable Have downloaded iso file and tried as per your instructions. SHA value is correct Used UNetbootin & UUBytesISOEditor to ...
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Unable to remove to Google chrome files

I installed google chrome a week ago and while using it when I go for a search it redirects me to Yahoo search or the app closes when search icon or enter button is pressed so I uninstalled Google ...
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How to move vpn connection from ubuntu to elementary os

If i want to export vpn connection from networkmanager (ubuntu) what should i do? I already copied /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/.nmconnection file into my new elementary installation. But i ...
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How do I fix the Ubuntu Installer not detecting my hard drive?

I've been trying to switch to Ubuntu for a while now. I'm able to boot into an Ubuntu Live session with UNetBootin and everything detects my hard drive except for the installer. My hard drive has ...
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I can't switch hdmi-stereo to analog-stereo

I can't find the option to change audio device. Only see my goal is to use the audio jack on my motherboard I run pacmd list-cards result: 1 card(s) available. index: 0 name: <...
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how to create separate dconf keys for desktop background for Elementary and Ubuntu?

I installed Elementary OS 5.1 (Hera) to share my existing /home partition originally created in Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I'm super pleased to be able to work out of the same home directory and discovering ...
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How do i switch from elementaryOS to Ubuntu?

Okay, so ill cut this short. I had switched from Windows 10 to elementaryOS because windows had gotten laggy. After switching, i realized there weren't a lot of games and couldn't use Wine so Ubuntu ...
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Windows 7 does not boot after installing ElementaryOS 5.1

I have some experience setting up Windows Linux Dual boot, but unfortunately yesterday I ran into a problem. The grub menu does not have Windows 7 on it, and I don't know how to get it on there. I ...
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Dynamic swap file

Is there a way of creating a dynamic swap file on elementary OS? I know Ubuntu has a tool to do so with a fixed file size but it seems a little buggy. Also I have found a tool for Ubuntu which creates ...
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How do I launch a new application in a new workspace from terminal?

I am trying to automate launching a few programs I use every time I do a particular activity. I generally launch these and then arrange them manually into different workspace. I was wondering how to ...
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Login Password Not Working After Changing User from Admin to Standard

After I changed my user from administrator to standard user to setup Parental Controls on my own account, which was the first account I created on my fresh installation, I could not login with the ...
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Showing that Password is incorrect even though I'm typing the exact correct password

First i thought that I forgot the password literally, then i went to the system recovery to change the password. After changing the password the same thing is happening i.e. It is showing incorrect ...
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Speaker not working to full potential while using Elementary OS like it did when i used Windows

I recently switched from Windows to Elementary OS and i found that my speaker doesn't work like it did when i was using Windows. I don't think their is any hardware problem because it worked fine in ...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition from windows 10 and Ubuntu dual system

After deleted the Ubuntu partition and restarted computer, I got this message: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else’s ...
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Can't find org>pantheon>desktop>cerbere on dconf

I've been trying to enable desktop icons on pantheon, however the desktop configurations on my pantheon don't appear to be working right. Any idea how i can fix this issue?
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Cannot attach file to email in elementary os 5.0 juno

I recently upgarded to elementary os juno. I had a few bugs that i sorted out but one that I can't figure out is trying to attach a file in email. When i click the "attach file" icon, the files window ...
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Unable to install Elementary OS: Hangs during reboot after installation

I need your help in sorting out this installation issue. I had installed Elementary OS successfully, where I gave the permission to allow download of third party software. This is because I need ...
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Stuck in Bootloop after the first boot

It's my first post, so kindly correct me if there's any mistake. I've recently installed elementary os on my laptop: 4GB RAM AMD processor R5 graphics After the very first boot, the device asked ...
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Apps I can install on Elementary OS

I use Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm thinking of switching to Elementary. The only thing that keeps holding me back is the fact that (as I understood) not every ubuntu app is compatible with Elementary. Is it ...
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My elementary os Juno's top bar doesn't work with another theme

My Juno's top bar can't apply with any theme I copy from Downloads folder to /usr/share/themes. And I used tweak tool from philip.scott. What should I do?
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how do i know what is the video resolution in elementary os juno

here you can see there is no video resolution in the info page like ubuntu so if any one knows where i can find it your help is appreciated
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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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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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Switch from elementary OS to Ubuntu

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

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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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 [duplicate]

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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