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What can be done about 'token authentication faillure',in Juno 5.0?(Elementary OS)

Hadn't created a standard-user account.When I did and then changed my Admin-account to this,creating a new admin-account,I then seemed to have run into the token-authentication problem.(OS no longer ...
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Setxkbmap switch layouts

For several years now I have been switching the layout in all Linux distributions as follows: The first fix en (caps lock), the second - ru (shift + caps lock) setxkbmap -option "grp:switch,grp:...
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Mousepad nor working on elementary Juno HP laptop

I've recently installed Elementary OS on my HP laptop, I've looked at several forums and havent been able to find a solutions to two issues that came up after installing the os. 1. The mouse pad does ...
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Livecd boots to black screen with no splash screen during install. How do i activate nomodeset?

I’m a first time Linux user trying to install elementaryos on an old MacBook (2016). When I boot from my usb stick I get the menu displaying the options to “try elementaryos” etc, but when I select ...
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Missing audio mode in Juno

couldn't find the mode option for headphones in juno, back in loki this setting was placed into sound settings at the settings for headset section Configuration in loki: Configuration in Juno: ...
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Realtek HD audio drivers installation

I am a new eOS user and I have never used linux before. My issue is that my speakers don't work (headphones do). I use MSI A88XM-E35 V2 motherboard with Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC887 and my ...
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Slow shutdown and cannot troubleshoot

I have problems with a slow shutdown. I followed the instructions to reduce the timeout. However, it worked for a week and then went slow again. I can see it waiting for a "magical" 23 seconds when ...
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Some programas shows ghost windows [duplicate]

It seems to happen on software written on java. For example DBeaver or MySQL Workbench when you run some feature, the emergent window shows with a ghost window background like next image: I think is ...
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External display stuck at 30hz

My external display only has a 30HZ option...., what's up with that? How can I make it 60? Running Juno 5.0 on MP late 2015 It just seems to work now, I guess an update was posted :?
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Multiple monitors extended screen on all workspace

Plugged in an additional monitor is it possible to have extended screen on all workspaces
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I get loged out when I go into my Files

Whenever I try to access my files my screen goes blank and I get logged out. When I log back in the only thing that loads is my wallpaper.
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Does Juno Support Display scaling

may I resize icons and window elements others than just fonts withoutreducing screen resolution
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Anyone uses the ZOOM meetup software with eOS?

I use the Zoom videoconferencing software quite a bit. It works great on Mac OS and on Ubuntu 18.04. On eOS, however, the picture freezes two seconds into the meeting, or the camera is no longer ...
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Menubar/wingpanel transparency behavior [duplicate]

I'm writing about some confusion on my end regarding how Wingpanel transparency works with respect to different backgrounds. What I want: The effect I am going for on my desktop is reflected by the ...
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commands and using pantheon-files [duplicate]

what is the command for firing pantheon-files using terminal in juno. $ elementary.io.pantheon-files I tried this already
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elementary OS won't detect my keyboard MacbookAir 2015 Model

Trying to install on Juno a MacbookAir early 2015 model and the installer doesn't detect my keyboard so I can't input anything like Wifi Password. Any ideas?
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Firefox doesn't update (since the plugin issue of may 3rd)

Mozilla apparently screw up big time last week with a certificate which deactivated every plugins I had installed. The newest update from May 5th fix this issue from what I've read on their website ...
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Plank - multiple workspaces behaviour

Has there been any progress on making Plank show the "opened application" dots only for the current workspace? There's a request filed as well https://bugs.launchpad.net/plank/+bug/1248689 This is ...
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How to change closing lid behavior on AC and batter on Elementary Juno

I want to change lid closing behavior on Juno to: When power is connected and the laptop lid is closed, a screen lock or nothing. With the power off (on battery) and closing the laptop lid - suspend. ...
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Updated Loki = Newest Juno download?

if im using the 2 yr old Loki download/install but always update it as soon as prompted , is there any advantage to buying the newest juno download and reinstall it? or if i just do a new loki install ...
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Folder colors in juno

after 5 years of honored service, I am replacing Freya with the new Juno on my main (server) machine. I see that the pantheon-files folder color has been changed from the old delicious light blue to ...
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User account name edited with each lock

Every time my system locks or logs out, my user account name gets changed. My last name has two capital letters, like John McSmith. Every time it gets logged out, it is changed to only capitalize the ...
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Cant boot to Windows 10 after installing eOS

This is on a 2012 MacBook Pro. I followed what I think is the normal process - Installed windows 10 and then elementary choosing to install side by side. Elementary boots up fine, but when ...
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Boot Issues on Dell XPS 15

When booting my Dell XPS 15 if I do not manually boot to the "Ubuntu" device by pressing F12 and selecting "Ubuntu" my computer automatically goes into diagnostics mode and runs tests on memory, ...
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Can't update existing email account, also can't delete it to re-add it

In the email program, I need to update the SMTP address for my single email account. According to this answer I have to delete my account and re-add it. But the option to delete the account is greyed ...
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Can i start Scratch editor from terminal? [duplicate]

scratch-text-editor used to work to launch it from terminal in previous versions. Now, neither scratch-text-editor command, nor just scratch exists, and apropos scratch returns "nothing appropriate". ...
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How do I change smb user when connecting?

I signed into my smb server with one user and checked remember password indefinitely. How do I log out and use another user to log in?
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How to access data from another operating system files

I'd like to transit from MacOS to Linux and want to move my data from a Mac to a new machine. What is the best tool to access Mac disks in elementary?
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Slow start after suspend

So basically the trouble its that every time that i wake the laptop, after i put my password it stays in this black screen for 4-7 seconds, i was thinking that this was because i was using a hdd, but ...
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Printing a pdf presentation takes a long time or does not work at all

I am not sure if this is the best site to ask this but here it goes: I have 3MB PDF presentation that I want to print using a MacBook and a USB laser printer. The print job takes a long time since ...
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Discord screen sharing function not working properly

Okay so I've been having this issue only when running elementary OS so I figured it might be related to it. Or not. I'm a noob, honestly. But I desperately wish to fix this. Basically, I am unable to ...
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Screen real estate enlargment

I'd like more screen real estate on my 4K connected monitor, how can I get this done? (You can do this on the mac display setting)
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home folder and its contents remain on the partition, after clean install for upgrade to Juno, but inaccessible

I wanted to upgrade from Loki to Juno, with a low bandwidth internet connection, and to save time and effort, etc. So, I tried to use the method from this link: Update from Loki to Juno stable? But, ...
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Failed to open shm/Too many open files error with Firefox [closed]

I just recently swapped to Elementary OS and I planned to stay, however I am getting a terrible browsing experience. Every time I use Firefox it will at some point crash and die, with weird graphical ...
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Can't use internal microphone when headphones are connected

I've been having this issue which makes discord a pain because I can't use my earphones. As soon as I connect my earphones the input switches from the internal microphone to microphone. (My earphones ...
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Firefox Dev Edition as Default Browser

I manually installed Firefox Developer Edition, added it to the dock, and set it as my default browser. All was good, but now it displays a secondary gear icon in the dock when I open it by clicking a ...
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How to type En-dashes, curly quotes, Em-dashes etc

How can I type proper dashes like en- and em- dashes, and curly single and double quotes? I'm switching from MacOS and it was one of the first things I missed when typing an email. I maintain websites,...
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Has anyone installed Nordvpn in elementary OS 5, if so how?

When I installed Nordvpn on my windows PC it installed easily. In elementary I downloaded the package and tried to install from the terminal after Gdebi failed to install it. In terminal it got as ...
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No brightness controls after fresh install [duplicate]

I'm a long time Mac user, Elementary is very elegant and the minimal aspect great Still some functions are essential... I'm missing the brightness controls. I tried every keyboard shortcut and looked ...
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how to connect bluetooth devices

There is no Bluetooth settings option in settings, I tried using an app called Bluetooth from appcenter but neither my Bluetooth headphones nor any Bluetooth devices showed up to connect there. i don'...
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How do I create a toggle custom command shortcut to “show desktop” and “hide desktop”? Combine two shortcuts that view / hide desktop into one

Notice this guys reply here: https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/401 - how do I compress / combine into a single shortcut? By using the wmctrl app, we can show / hide desktop in Elementary OS. ...
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Unable to lock screen in elementary OS Juno

I am unable to lock my desktop in Elementary OS, juno. I had earlier installed GNOME desktop and when I tried to remove it, I was left with no desktop environment. I then installed xfce desktop ...
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Pantheon crashes while dragging and dropping

Sometimes the DE crashes while I move a file in a different directory. If I switch shell typing Ctrl+Alt+F2, to reboot, the prompt asks me to input the password but it does not recognize mine. Now, ...
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How can I fix Terminal to honor “Quit Terminal”?

In the past couple of months, Elementary Terminal has started behaving oddly. If I open a terminal, type "sleep 20" in the shell, then attempt to close it, I'm greeted with the "Are you sure you want ...
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ST-Link Tool in elementary OS

I'm trying to install a tool (ST-Link) to write programs to a STM32 micro controller. Could you give me a hint how to do it?
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How to assign apps/commands to media keyboard keys?

I have a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. It has a row of useful special keys on top of it (see pic). Some of them do work in elementary OS 5.0, for instance, Mail button launches default ...
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Monitor resolution not recognized

The external display's max. resolution is 2560 x 1440, but the maximum resolution I can select on the display settings is 2048 x 1152. What can I do to use the display in its max. resolution? System:...
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How to make the network uninterrupted when the system is locked on elementary os

Sometimes, I need to lock the elementary os and let some jobs can still work. But I found when I lock the elementary os for a while (> 2h), the network will interrupt. I need the network uninterrupted ...
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Increase vertical mouse scroll wheel lines?

When I mouse scroll wheel up / down it seems like I only "down arrow" 3 or 4 times. How do I double the amount of lines my mouse scroll wheel covers? It seems to be an elementary OS issue, and not a ...
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Screen Blank During Installation [duplicate]

I am trying to install ElementaryOS onto a laptop (Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14 AO1431). I have downloaded and flashed the ElementaryOS 5.0 ISO onto a USB drive and attempted to boot from the USB. ...

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