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How to replace wingpanel's “Applications” text with a icon in Freya

I was previously wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from 'Applications' to the official Elementary OS logo. I found a solution to this question posted on ...
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Geary mail is not logging in my Gmail account

When I am trying to sign in my Gmail with existing Geary mail in Freya. It's failed to login. And I don't know the problem. But the username and password both are right.
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Can't login after upgrade

The default Software Updater was not working correctly. It was giving the message "An upgrade from 'freya' to 'trusty' is not supported with this tool." So I did: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Juno - HP PAVILION 15 - No WiFi after installation

I did a fresh install in a laptop, and I have no WiFi. I don't have the option neither. I ran the command lspci and I saw my network controllers is RTL8821CE. I also ran sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-...
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Have application menu open up with only Windows/Super key

Is there anyway to open up the applications menu with only the windows key, and not the Windows+Space Bar?
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How do I remove a PPA?

I've added multiple third party PPAs and there are bunch of PPAs which I don't need any more. Is there simple way to remove a PPA?
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How can I get a “minimize” button?

I am a long time Windows user and I cannot for the life of me understand the rational behind not having a minimize button. What is the reasoning for this decision? Is there a way to get a minimize ...
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How to install video card drivers (e.g., nvidia)

I get a lot of conflicting advice online about how to install video card drivers. What are the differences between the main ways of installing the drivers, and what is the simplest way to get this ...
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I forgot my password

I'm very worried because I forgot my password to log into my Elementary System and now I can't log in, please help me as soon as possible. Thank you very much.
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How do I enable NumLock at login?

I'd like to be able to use my number pad immediately after login without having to manually activate it by pressing NumLock.
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Can I add folders to the dock?

I know that some docks support folders. Does Plank? If so, how can I add them? Example image here: Design from here.
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How do you install VirtualBox extensions and Guest Additions in elementary OS?

In Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Korora, all I had to do was to load the image into the CD drive and it recognized it and asked if I wanted to run it. Everything worked seamlessly. In elementary OS, when I ...
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Can I safely install any PPA for Ubuntu on elementary?

Can I expect that a PPA will work the same way it would on a Ubuntu installation? How can I know that a PPA that works on Ubuntu might not work on elementary?
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How can I install elementary tweaks on Loki?

How can I install elementary tweaks on elementary OS 0.4 Loki Beta?
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pantheon-mail horizontal elongation [closed]

Mail application gets elongated. And no email is readable due to less vertical space.
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Freya Wingpanel taking a long time to load after update

After a system update the indicators and the clock (wing panel) is taking a long time to appear, has anyone experienced something similar? Or know how to fix it? Thank you
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Why don't certain GNOME apps show in Slingshot?

I would like to replace Pantheon Files with Nautilus in Freya 0.3.1. However, this doesn't work properly. After installing Nautilus it does not show in Slingshot. Nor can I add it to the dock because ...
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How do I update elementary OS when new versions come out?

How do I update elementary OS when new versions come out? Is there a setting that does it? Is it Software and Updates that does that? I know it does apps but, I wasn't sure about the OS.
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 Problem at shutdown and logout (Intel Skylake)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. Installation of freya 0.3.2 seems to have worked quickly and without ...
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Upgrade from Loki to Juno

I know if elementary Juno still development, but for waiting new version i want to ask ease way to upgrade without clean install?
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How to reset elementary OS settings to default without reinstalling?

I am using elementary OS Freya. How to reset elementary OS settings to default without reinstalling, and without using Timeshift? There is no option like Restore Default Settings under about:
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elementary OS won't boot past live CD screen

I booted into live CD and I got the options where you can try elementary OS or install it, but every time I choose one of them it turns into a black screen and then after a few second my monitor can't ...
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How do the system requirements compare between elementary OS releases?

I don't see a record on the website of the differences in minimum/recommended system requirements between elementary OS releases (Luna 0.2, Freya 0.3, and Loki 0.4). Are they the same between releases?...
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Is there a way to support rolling release update on elementary OS?

I tried this way, but it's not working on elementary OS. Can I do rolling release update or is it impossible on elementary OS?
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List of keyboard shortcuts for Terminal

Is there a list or is it possible to elaborate a full list of pantheon-terminal's shortcuts? Example: Ctrl + L Clears the screen Ctrl + D Closes active tab Ctrl + Shift + T Opens new tab Alt + ...
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Disable AppCenter dock reminder

From time to time, AppCenter will find an update and hang out in my dock with a red, circular "badge" overlay and a number. How can I deactivate this persistent dock notification? Separately, how do ...
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How to reset graphic drivers from command line

I am using elementary OS Freya and tried to install some graphic drivers and update existing drivers, after the re-start I get black screen, but still I can access command line from recovery mode, how ...
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Plank magnifying effect

I swear there is a way to make the icons magnify like on a mac osx when you mouse hovers over them (I don't know what I did but i had this effect until recently I updated plank and it's gone). I am ...
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How to fix problems with language installation?

After a reinstall of freya 0.3.2 I encountered a weird problem with the language installation. First, after installation there were numerous languages installed that I didn't choose during ...
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How to change alt+tab behavior

I don't like the behaviour of the Alt + Tab shortcut, when changing between windows, how can I change to something like OS X where you see a line of icons rather than changing windows?
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Wingpanel not responding (Loki)

On a new loki installation I have the problem that the wingpanel stops responding after some time. I can then not open the applications menu, clock or indicators. After a few minutes it sometimes ...
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How do I install the latest version of Libre Office?

How can I install the latest version of Libre Office? If there is more than 1 way, please provide all of them.
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How to restart Applications launcher (Slingshot) if it crashes

Sometimes (rarely) it happens that Slingshot launcher is neither accessible by shortkey or by clicking Applications on panel. How to force it to restart without logging off?
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Delay to Start Elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit)

When I turn on my notebook, I put the password and it comes in, the startup icons do not appear, it takes a few minutes, it never happened. How can I solve this problem? 100% updated version ...
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How to enable desktop icons and right click in Elementary OS Freya? [duplicate]

I cannot put any icons or right click on the desktop in Elementary Freya. How can I enable that?
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How can I change the order of icons in Wingpanel?

I installed a weather applet and a system monitoring applet yesterday, and I was wondering if it was possible to change the order of the icons on Wingpanel. I.e. I would like to place the weather ...
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Touchpad not working on ASUS x550

i really like freya. but i have tried everything and it does not recognize the synaptic touchpad. Help, please?
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Turn off bluetooth by default on start up

When I boot my laptop, Bluetooth is on by default: Is it possible to set it to instead be off when I start up my laptop?:
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Upgrade elementary to Ubuntu 15.04 'Vivid Vervet' [duplicate]

I recently changed a few settings in the Software updater; one of them being: Notify me of a new ubuntu version: For any new version. When it rechecked for updates, this message appeared: The ...
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The Cursor Mouse disappears after Lock

This error appeared after the important Upgrade.
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Kernel version is still 3.16 on Freya 0.3.1

At the heart of this upgrade is the latest Hardware Enablement stack from Ubuntu 14.04.3. It includes version 3.19 of the Linux kernel and an updated Mesa that fixes the dreaded “double cursor” ...
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Intel graphics performance on Loki

I have bad video performance in Loki. After some googling I found this hint: Cannot Install Intel Proprietary Graphics Driver and with some dirty trick (I put the Ubuntu 16.04 data in /etc/lsb-release ...
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How to check which application are using most resources?

How can I monitor which application are using most resources such as RAM and CPU? How do I disable them?
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Why is there a difference between Super-Space and other shortcuts?

By default the application launcher is called with Super + Space and Alt + F2. (It can be changed.) But there is a difference; after showing the Applications launcher, the Super + Space shortcut also ...
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When will Loki support end? (What date?)

What is the end support date for Loki? Will Loki follow Ubuntu's support dates?
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How can I change the “stack” (folder) icon in the dock?

I'm trying to change the icon of the "stack" (folders) in the dock (Plank). I made a folder in Home and put on the links that I wanted on. Then, I dragged that folder to Plank. This makes a shortcut ...
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Wifi problems after restart or suspend

when I restart or suspend my machine I suddenly cannot connect to my wifi network, what I read on other posts is to use this line code: sudo killall NetworkManager This help when I'm just using my ...
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Should I download the Loki Beta or Freya Stable?

I wanted to try the elementary os and thought there was only luna and freya, But i knew that the loki will be released in the future, I want to use the latest release always without needing to install ...
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Can not install Japanese language [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Japanese language using last Freya release. Steps: 1) Hit + in Language&Region settings. 2) Find japanese or 日本語. 3) Double-click 4) Then the left bar becomes greyed out and ...
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Upgrading Distro from Luna to Freya

I used the following commands to try and upgrade to Freya. "sudo apt-get update" - no problem "sudo apt-get upgrade" - no problem "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" - what? nothing available ? From such a ...

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