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WIFI not showing up in OS

good afternoon to you, so I have installed Elementary OS and find it very beautiful however it seems like the OS does not recognize my WI-FI adapter. I am using a Lenovo Ideapad 3 and I do not have an ...
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How do I install linux?

just wondered if anyone would be able to help me install elementary os? I installed it years ago and it was great but I'm having a headache trying to install it on a newer laptop, and haven't used ...
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Installation on UEFI fails

After installing Elementary (latest version, July 2021) from a USB stick, computer get's UEFI errors when rebooted. The only way to get the installation correct is to disable UEFI and use legacy ...
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Uninstall calendar not working

I had error message after creating a caldav-calendar in elementary os. After trying to uninstall the calendar app I got the following error message: Application state not set as installed in AppCenter ...
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Update broke my power icon

I installed an update for power settings today via App Center and broke my battery/remaining power icon, now I only get a sun icon for screen brightness, was working perfectly fine before this update. ...
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After reinstalling Linux on dual Boot, I have multiple boot options

I have a Lenovo Yoga c940 with eOS dual boot. I cleared the eOS partition using Windows disk management tool and reinstalled eOS on the empty space. I want to do it one more time (for reasons that are ...
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Hey so I've “bought” elementaryOS but no money got pulled from my card nor get a confrimation

Yup, so my concern is those two What if I need to download ISO again? Will I have to repurchase it? Will they take money or I've got it for free?
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Can Elementary OS 5 and 6 run in Alienware Area 51M laptop?

Can Elementary OS 5 and Elementary OS 6 in Alienware Area 51M? My laptop is Alienware Area 51M, which is my main workstation. Currently it runs with Ubuntu 20.04 desktop 64bit LTS. But I plan to ...
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AMDGPU problems installing elementary OS 6 beta 2

I am on elementary OS 5.1.7 and trying to install elementary OS 6 beta 2. I used Etcher to create my live USB. However, when booting up from the live USB, I am only getting a blank screen.I am on AMD ...
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System is unlocked on power up

Whenever I power up my system, I am automatically logged in. I never get prompted to type in my password. However, if I suspend the system (either from the power menu or by closing my laptop) I do get ...
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Can I install ElementaryOS the same way as ubuntu?

So I recently downloaded ubuntu with a specific tutorial because I use legacy mode to boot up windows and linux, but I haven't found any tutorials to download ElementaryOS with legacy/bios mode, so ...
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Unknown Display 1024x768 External Monitor (Mirror Display)

PC: Lenovo Laptop G510 CPU: Intel Core i5 HD 4600 graphics Res: 1366x768 So, I have an RCA small TV connected via VGA port that I use as a monitor since my laptop's built-in screen is messed up. For a ...
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Is it possible to have separate docks for each monitor in a multy monitor setup?

While I'm using a multiple monitor setup, I tend to check the bottom of the screen I'm looking at for the dock. Is it possible to get the dock on all the screens I have? If it's a mini-dock - which ...
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XDMCP login on greeter screen returns me to login prompt

Environment: I'm running Elementary OS 5.1 in a Windows 10 Hyper-V VM, and using Xming X server with a broadcast XDMCP session. Issue: I have a login prompt (from the lightdm greeter), but as soon as ...
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How to confirm Bluetooth is actually available?

Does the following report indicate I should have functioning Bluetooth, or does it only indicate the software bits are in play? I haven't found a mechanism that tells me how to confirm my Bluetooth ...
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Graphic drivers and webgl not working in FFox

Could it be the graphics drivers, why do I have so many NVidia drivers? and which one should I keep? I am using Flatpak Mozilla Firefox 90.0 == /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:01.0/0000:01:00.0 == ...
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Elementary OS Processor

Good day Well I'm thinking about making a switch from Windows to Elementary OS but first could you tell me whether my laptop's processor, a Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU U9300 @ 1.20GHz would be ...
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Brightness controls not working on Dell XPS 15 with Nvidia GPU

I searched and found similar issues from years ago but the fixes do not work. I have a new Dell XPS 15 running elementary OS 5.1.7 and the brightness controls do not work. Here's what nvidia-smi is ...
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How to add a button for minimizing the window?

How can I add buttons in elementary OS so that I can minimize windows, for example, to the lower dock? The lack of such a button is not convenient for me... if I go into a game and I don't need the ...
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Is elementary OS 5.1.7 “Hera” supported on Intel 11th Gen Mobile Processors?

I have a Huawei Matebook D15 laptop. Precise model is BOD-WWX9-PCB. It has latest 11th gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU which comes with Intel Iris Xe graphics. Main problem is - when I tried live-usb to ...
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Panel disapears after updating + Cant update

Today I fixed a problem that I had on my hard drive. When I re-installed elementary-os (from the latest iso), the App Center had 21 new updates. I clicked the Update All button and after some time I ...
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Elementary OS won't boot up after installing

I installed Elementary OS on my HP Pavillon 15 with i7-1165G7 and Nvidia MX450 and it won't boot up after installation. I get an error on the black screen saying something like rtw_pci: failed to wait ...
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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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Wireless Network Is not Working

I have both LAN and wireless network devices. The problem is, when I am trying to connect to a network it doesn't shows anything, Only giving a message that wifi disabled. But in settings, the ...
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The entrance is running a curve. Help (

When entering the correct password, it throws it back to the password entry form. How do I deal with this? I've already installed the system 3 times and it doesn't help. Maybe someone had such a ...
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Can't use mouse and touchpad after wake up

Elementary OS 5.1.7 Laptop: dell inspiron 7559 Nvidia graphics is disable Kernel driver in use: i915 After my laptop wake up Pantheon refuse to respond on left click (touchpad doesn't work too). I can'...
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6.0 beta 2 - installation gui not completely visible in virtualbox

Installing the new version 6 beta 2 in virtualbox does not show all the options in sceen. You have to "guess" and use TAB and ENTER to move trough the next screen and hope you hit it right ...
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Change lang/region in Greeter

im actually living in tokyo and my system is setted to my native language (fr). But the format of day in the greeter are still in japanese like this 7月16. Settings are only working for the session in ...
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Will the mail client elementary OS 6 include contact syncing?

I tried Beta 2 of elementary OS 6 and I admit to being very impressed. If contact syncing is going to be added prior to release, you can count on me as a convert. I'd love to move away from ...
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Wingpanel taking a very long time to load in Hera 5.1.7

It takes about 10-15 minutes to load and show on desktop. I did all workarounds that I found, but nothing is change. I am thiking in 2 options: 1 - Remove Elementary and install another Linux, or; 2 - ...
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All my browsers keep crashing

All my browsers are either crashing or abruptly closing themselves or the tab dies and I have to refresh.
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Funny bug with missing applications after using Screen Time & Limits

I wanted a way to lock applications so thought that using Screen Time and Limits, previously called Parental Controls, would be a smart way of doing this by locking applications like Code and Files ...
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KDEConnect indicator not working with Pantheon desktop

I really like Elementary OS 6 but I cannot get the KDEconnect indicator to work with the pantheon desktop. If I open terminal, I can manually run up KDEconnect-settings and pair my android phone. So ...
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Adding Printer Using CUPS

I tried everything I know to add a printer, but I get authentication error when I use CUPS. The other way, system-setting/printers does not work either. I edited the cupsd.conf file, but no luck. I ...
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Hera 5.1 Stable installer boots to corrupted graphics on AMD 550RX 4GB

While attempting to boot the elementaryos-5.1-stable.20200814.iso installer with an AMD Radeon 550RX with 4GB RAM I'm seeing corrupted graphics and not sure how to proceed: For what it's worth, I ran ...
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How do change the swap in Odin?

I am trying to execute the sudo swapoff /swapfile command, but I get an error swapoff: / swapfile: failed to execute swapoff: There is no such file or directory What am I doing wrong? How do I change ...
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NVIDIA Drivers on Elementary OS 6 Beta 2

Can't get Nvidia Drivers on Elementary OS 6 Beta 2.
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What is best procedure to move from Mac (High Sierra) to Elementary? I have some questions

Has anyone outlined steps to transition from mac to Elementary and avoid potential problems? Specific Concerns:1) Settings for email 2) retrieving specific files from external HD saved using Time ...
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Linux: How to Completely Remove ALL Traces of a Program?

Is there a way to completely remove ALL traces of a program in Linux? I've researched a lot on this, and I've seen people talk about apt-get remove packagename, apt-get purge packagename, apt-get ...
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What are the easiest rules to firewall my desktop with in Iptables?

elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Trying to set up a firewall with IP tables and like the fact I can do this with no GUI in terminal but cant find easy settings to find out what I want. Every tutorial seems to ...
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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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Dell Inspirion 15

I just ordered Dell Inspirion 15 (AMD Ryzen™ 5 5500U processor and AMD Radeon GPU). I plan to use the elementary as the only OS, as I used it from 0.4 to 5.1.7 on my old i3 laptop and it worked ...
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eOS 5.1 on Dell Inspiron 5301

Anyone tried installing 5.1.Hera on Dell Inspiron 5301 Installation works ok. However from the Grub menu, when eOS is selected, it goes to a blank screen with a blinking cursor. It seem to never ...
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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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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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Can't add steam library folder, but can add direct mount point

I got my HDD mounted at /media/games, and I can't add /media/games/SteamLibrary as a new Steam Library folder, but I can add media/games as a Library folder, some solutions? I tried chmod 777 and ...
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No audio Ardour with Elementary on a 2014 MacBook Pro

I've installed Elementary on my 2014 MacBook Pro. Ardour simply wont give me any audio output at all. I've recorded (through the MacBook microphone) some finger snaps and clicks and these show as an ...
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Laptop won't suspend on Hera

The issue is as the title says. I have a fresh Hera install on my 2017 laptop and it won't suspend. Either via the power menu or the lid closed, it just locks the screen and keeps working. Also I have ...
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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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Toggle “show password” when choosinig password for disk encryption [closed]

I hope i'm not repeating a old question, or something already covered, but here goes! For critical passwords like this, i very much like multi word passwords. So when doing long passswords like word....

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