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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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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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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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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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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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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Booting into GRUB after installing on top of Ubuntu 14.04

Installed over Ubuntu 14.04 which was installed over OS X on an old MacBook Pro. Greeted with the GRUB bootloader. I have seen this thread but I have an extra issue that prevents me from using the ...
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screen is block to a endless prompt blinking when booting

I am using elementary OS Hera( it's based on ubuntu 18).When I start my PC today,I was block to a black screen with a prompt blinking that never end.Usually the prompt blink a few seconds and the ...
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cannot use both nvidia and intel graphics cards at same time

I opened a VM -that was installed on windows- and for some reason it was not working, so i edited the VM settings and removed 3D acceleration and reopened the VM -and after a while- both of my screens ...
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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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apt-get install and AppCenter do not work on Elementary hera (.list files incorrect)

I installed the hera version of Elementary OS and immediately tried to update the provided apps in the AppCenter (which worked with the same distribution from the same USB drive on another PC) but ...
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Can't load Elementary OS Hera after installation

I have a problem with installing Elementary OS Hera. I booted up installation ISO from USB(i set it up with Rufus as said in the installation page) and it was successfully installed, when I restart my ...
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Update Error: Skipping acquire of configured file

When I type: Sudo apt update I get this: W: Skipping acquire of configured file 'restricted/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease' doesn't have ...
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I don't know what I did but my lock screen looks like the the one Ubuntu

I've had this problem for two or three weeks ago, but I didn't bother to address it. Now I miss the Elementary style. This is how it looks like: Also when I create a new user and its home screen, ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...