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Fix order of users in greeter?

Is it possible to change (and fix) the order that users are listed in on the greeter screen for a single machine?
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Unable to login after 5.1 update

Today I've successful update my Elementary 5.0 system to 5.1. After reboot I see brand new login screen, type my password and got login screen again. I already tried to set runlevel from 5 to 3 and ...
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version string has embedded spaces

While upgrading elementary os, I get following error from appstream: dpkg: error: version '/usr/share/app-info/yaml /usr/share/app-info/icons' has bad syntax: version string has embedded spaces ...
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Black screen after unlock screen

Frequently I need to lock my screen using Super+L, but when I put my password to unlock, the system presents a black screen for over 10 seconds. After that all things are ok, but this black screen is ...
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EOS Juno suspends while working

So Elementary OS Juno is suspending while working, playing on youtube or watching some movie online, playing radio, etc. Is there any way to bypass this but not to disable suspend in power settings? ...
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How to boot from existing LUKS partition? (dual boot)

I installed elementary os on my laptop that already has some OS's installed. The way I achieve this is; I have an efi partition /dev/sda1 I have a LUKS container in /dev/sda2 The LUKS container has a ...
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elementary OS 5.0 Juno doesn't start after sleep

I have installed elementary OS 5.0 Juno on my laptop and after a while working , when I actually leave it in sleep mode , it doesn't starts normally. The only way I could turn on was to shut down ( ...
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How Do I set the HiDPI Scaling factor for the lock screen and log in screen?

I'm having problems setting the HiDPI scaling factor for the log in screen and lock screen. Thanks for your help! elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki
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Can't recover after sleep

I've got eOS (0.4.1 Loki) on my Desktop and Laptop at this time. On my Laptop when I leave it open for some time it goes to a stage like sleep, only I can't recover it. I am seeing a white underscore ...
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Blank screen after installation, please help!

I reinstalled Elementary and after install it asks me to restart, and when it restarts a blank screen. I clicked esc, arrow down and up as suggested in other threads, no help. I reinstalled it the ...
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System Sound (Master Volume) is not working anymore

Since the last system update, my System Sound (Master Volume) is not working anymore. My sound is working on any Player, if I use HTML5 on YouTube, Flash on Facebook or mp3 in the elementary Music App ...
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Access photos on iPhone

My iPhone (5S, iOS 10.2.1) is recognized in the Files and Photos applications (it appears in the side bar in each) but neither can access the photos on the device. I am doing the following: unlock ...
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Bluetooth device disconnects and bluetooth related UI locks up ocassionally

This happens occasionally when the computer is in use. When this happens, both the bluetooth indicator in the wingpanel and in the bluetooth section of settings seem to hang until I execute the ...
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Sending files from phone to notebook via Bluetooth

I've installed elementary OS Loki on my Lenovo G580 laptop and I'm very happy with it, but there's a one problem. In elementary OS Freya (and any other Linux distros I've ever used) I used to send ...
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Missing icons in Applications and System Settings in Loki

I have a problem with missing icons - I first noticed they disappeared after one of the recent upgrades to Loki. I have Calendar, Camera, KsystemLog, Screenshot, Videos, Photos and Mail icons missing ...
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Remapping Alt+ijkl to arrow keys

What is the best way to remap Alt+ijkl to produce up/left/down/right arrow key presses? So far I've tried: xbindkeys/Gnome keyboard shortcut settings + xte/xdotool/xmacro. Both xbindkeys and the ...
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BT A2DP not connecting automatically

I have installed a CSR 4.0 bluetooth dongle with drivers on my PC and paired it with a Bluetooth speaker. It works OK but I have to manually start the A2DP (sink) service for the speaker to work. Is ...
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Installing Juniper network connect in 64 bit elementary OS

I'm trying to make juniper network connect work on the 64 bit version of elementary OS. Juniper requires 32 bit libraries. Instructions for Ubuntu versions are: For Ubuntu 12.04 sudo apt-get –y ...
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Dropbox icon missing in Elementary OS Odin

The dropbox icon is missing from the wing panel (system tray) in Elementary OS Odin. I got it working barely in Hera using solutions on this website but with glitchy UI. Has anyone successfully found ...
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Cannot suspend and desktop disappears after logging back

When I suspend it wakes up immediately and shows the lock screen. When I log back in the desktop is black and I only see the mouse cursor so I can't do anything. I have to hold down the power button ...
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Fingerprint driver

I have a problem with installing a fingerprint, I did everything that was in the solution of this article: How can I sign in with my fingerprint on Elementary OS 6 Odin? But fprintd-enroll an error ...
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Suspend not working

Suspend does not go suspend/sleep, it wakes immediately, around 2 secs after the suspend. system: elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Macbook Air 13" Mid 2013
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How notification system works in Elementary OS 5?

I have a question about how notifications work in Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. I have multiple apps installed like Slack and Spotify and I really need to see the ones from Slack but want to hide those ...
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Elementary OS clearing RAM instead of saving it to SWAP Partition

When I installed elementary OS I also created a SWAP partition. I'm a front end developer so at any moment I have a lot of chrome tabs open, I have just 6 gigs of memory in my laptop(Its soldered so ...
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Is changing the default terminal in elementary OS safe?

I liked the Gnome terminal in Ubuntu but now on Elementary OS I don't find the pantheon terminal as good. I know how to change default terminal. But I want to is it safe ? Will I be able to do all ...
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Headphones not working

My Problem When I start up Elementary, the audio through the computer speakers work as expected. When I plug headphones into the audio jack, the audio doesn't come through the headphones. Sometimes ...
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Direct upgrade to elementary OS 6

will the devs introduce a way to directly upgrade Elementary OS from one version to another when Elementary OS 6 releases?
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Looking to install elementary os on WSL-2

So I have WSL-2 configured fully. Is there any way I can run elementary OS the same way Ubuntu runs on WSL? I don't want to use a VM nor the dual boot option so this looks like the only viable ...
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Bluetooth headphones don't work at all :(

Today I bought a cheap usb bluetooth adapter to use it with my bluetooth headphones, and I've tried to connect them and use them. When I try to connect them it either says Unable to connect or asks me ...
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No Output or Input Device Detected in Elementary OS

So, two or three days ago, i installed Elementary OS and everything was going good, but when today i turned it on and i found there was no audio coming out, and found the message saying "No Output ...
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The use of a custom icon

As it is for now there's no easy way to change a folder's icon with a custom one. Exampel I want to change my Steam folder which indicate it's Steam in that directory. I have tried with gio command ...
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Notifications as "others" instead of App itselfs (snap application)

I run slack as a snap application. To recognize and adjust slack notifications I changed .desktop properties. According this link, I added X-GNOME-UsesNotifications=true in /var/lib/snapd/desktop/...
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Wifi keep disconnecting

I am new to Elementary OS, I have just installed it two days ago, Some reason my wifi disconnects after few minutes. I am using dell inspiron 7000. I never has this issue in Ubuntu before.
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Can't boot from USB

My PC - Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.5GHz Memory: 16384MB RAM Video Card name: Radeon RX 580 Series Downloaded elementaryos-5.1-stable.20200405.iso and Rufus 3.9 ...
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Can I enable Emacs-like keybindings throughout the operating system?

Just looking into elementary OS, and it looks really attractive. I'm a heavy Emacs user; consequently I feel at home on macOS where I can hit Ctrl-a, Ctrl-e, Ctrl-k, etc. to move around, delete lines, ...
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No such key '...' in schema

Hi I have accidentally removed all trusted.pgp even directory with trusted.pgp.d in /etc/apt/. But I have restored with sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 ...
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How to Search for an app by starting to type on the desktop While 'show all open windows' is displayed

How do I search for an app by starting to type on the desktop while the 'show all open windows' is displayed. e.g similar to gnome-shell top left hot corner in which you can just start typing an app ...
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Touchpad two fingers scrolling too fast

I am using elementary os Hera on a MacBook Pro 2015. I found that 2 fingers scrolling is way too fast. Is there a way to slow it down? Thanks in advance!
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Resize root partition

Hello there people of the internet, I'm currently running Windows 10 and Elementary OS as dual boot. My root partition is about 12GB large and I'm starting to run into storage issues. Since my home ...
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eOS won't boot, stuck on perpetual black screen

Since switching from Windows a few weeks ago, I've been using eOS on this laptop without issue. However, after downloading system updates a couple of days ago, the system wouldn't boot, hanging on a ...
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Moving user to new computer?

My old computer (also elementary OS Hera) was shared by my wife who has a guest user. I have purchased a new computer (also Hera installed) and would like to know how may I transfer the files/settings ...
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Video keeps playing in the background after closing it

After i close a video the sound keeps playing in the background. If i play 2, 3 or more videos and then close them they all stack up in the background.
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Can't wake the computer from suspend state with wireless mouse and keyboard

I have a Logitech M705 wireless mouse through unifying receiver and a Bluetooth Micorsoft Keyboard. Both work just fine in OS but they won't wake the computer from suspend state. I guess the usb power ...
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How to install Wine 5 on elementary OS 5.1 Hera?

Hi guys here is Question and answer: how to install latest stable Wine 5 for elementary OS 5.1 Hera?
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Keyboard layout switch in different windows

How can I enable different keyboard layout for different applications (different windows)? I'm use elementary OS 5.1 Hera. Каким образом можно настроить чтобы переключение раскладки клавиатуры ...
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Mute sound before / after suspeding

I find it annoying when I forget to stop videos before closing my laptop and then having sound played when opening it in public. I tried to add a script to /lib/systemd/system-sleep: #!/bin/bash ...
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How to install on Dell XPS 13 (7390) developer edition

Just got my new Dell XPS 13 (7930) developer edition with Ubuntu 18.04 preinstalled, and want to install Elementary OS 5.1. I flashed the OS onto a USB, booted into the USB and I get the following ...
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Dual-Boot with Mac OS Catalina - Outdated Info on Installation and Disk Partition

Things are really messy now with Catalina... the many disks and divisions Apple made in the disk are quite confusing. Anyhow, I want to dual-boot elementary OS but I haven't been able to partition the ...
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I added accounts to my Elementary email client. Client does not show email content

The account routes through a local bridge service that decrypts/encrypts protonmail messages. Following protonmail's instructions, I added an account for my primary email The account routes through ...
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How to hide wingpanel or move to the side?

I'm running elementary (Hera) on a small 11" widescreen laptop. I'd like to have wingpanel either hidden or on the side of the screen so I don't lose any vertical space for working. Is that something ...

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