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How can I add Eclipse IDE to the applications menu and dock?

I have installed the Eclipse IDE and I can't find its icon in application menu. How can I bring it to application menu and dock?
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After working a while, Freya freezes every process except mouse [closed]

Good morning community, I already posted my first error experience on: Alt-Tab when LibreOffice is open causes OS to crash I really don't get it what is happening... Working as a WebDev, with ...
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Problems with bootup

After installing elementary os I booted with a live Cd to resize my partition and ever since the boot up is not taking place normally. Sometimes it freezes with a blank screen. Sometimes it shows ...
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How can I edit the wingpanel calendar applet?

I want to edit the wingpanel calendar applet to make it similar to Gnome calendar. I do not want to change the color, rather want to have some spaces between the days and make the current date ...
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Shutdown and restart stuck on “Starting LightDM Display Manager”

It's been a couple of days since I used Elementary OS and it worked as smooth as possible but then all of a sudden I started having this problem. Whenever I restart or shutdown my notebook, it keeps ...
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How to arrange icons on top panel manually [duplicate]

I want the synergy icon on the left of the download-monitor. Is that possible? I wish to have all the white icons on the right and the apps on left
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Issues installing on MacBook Pro 5.1

I have attempted to install the os on my 2008 mbp. Following the ubuntu interactions, I copied the os to usb, partitioned the ssd on the mac, did not format the new second partition and then ...
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How can I get applications to display a system tray icon?

Many 3rd party applications like Java, NodeWebkit, and Gtk2 applications don't seem to be able to display a system tray icon. Why is that? Is there a workaround?
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Synergy System tray is unavailable, quitting [duplicate]

I have just installed Elementary OS Freya. I was using Ubuntu 15.10 with Gnome before this. Synergy was working just fine with that. But now I since I have installed the .deb file Synergy crashes ...
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Second monitor doesn't show max supported resolution

I am using ElementaryOS on an Acer E5 Laptop with Intel Haswell Graphics and an Nvidia GT840M. The screen of that laptop is 1920x1080 and works fine. At work I connect a second monitor. That one ...
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Is the Surface Pro 3 hardware fully supported? [duplicate]

I'm looking at also getting either a MS Surface Pro 3 or a Macbook Air very soon, and installing elementary OS on it when I get it. My decision on which to get actually depends partly on how well the ...
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Is it possible to uninstall the desktop?

I'm a Spanish student. I need to know if it's possible to uninstall the GUI meaning, make the system start and work only with the terminal, like a server. I need it for an exam in my high school ...
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incompatible network problem elementary os 0.3.2 in my hp 450 notebook [duplicate]

hello equipment elementary os, I am writing to know if there is a solution to my problem of network support, for that matter, yesterday make an update Freya software version 0.3.2 (64 bits, and is ...
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Troubleshoot broken theme issues [duplicate]

Occasionally, the default gtk theme gets broken; I can see it in some apps (e.g. Firefox) which seem to revert to the old and ugly gnome theme. But more evidently than that, I'm not able to ...
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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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Install alongside windows 10 UEFI

I noticed the latest version of Freya (0.3.2) has some fixes for GRUB and EFI. Yet I would like to know the right way to install it on dual boot with Windows 10. I've seen many tutorials with ...
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the system network services are not compatible with this version - permanent fix

I recently ran into the same Problem as Louis Kuan The fix from Lewis Goddard actually helped to get me connected again, thank you for that. Since i have to few reputation i am not allowed to comment ...
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0.3.2 boots into grub2

So I installed Freya 0.3.2 and it works fine but every time I boot it goes into grub2 command line and I have to type "configfile /efi/grub/grub.cfg" and then select GNU/Linux to boot into Freya. Once ...
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Swap and Freezing

Kswapd keeps choking up my laptop. It's a new Dell ultrabook with 8GB RAM. This old bug report has the best description of the bug: Any time I have a process that is both using 100% CPU and eats ...
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Any idea how to change encoding for subtitles? [closed]

thanks for great OS system! Any idea how to change encoding of subtitles in default video app?
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Secondary monitor not working

I've had this issue both with Elementary OS and Xubuntu which both run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Every time I would boot up either Elementary or Xubuntu I would be left with my primary monitor working and my ...
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After install “reboot and select boot device” “or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key”

Every time I install elementary OS it works okay, then after I take out the flash drive and reboot it pops up saying [what I've written in the title of this question].
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How can I fix Networking, Wi-Fi and Ethernet, not being available after update?

After updating the OS today and rebooting, the wifi and ethernet has stopped working. Opening Network in the control panel gives me the error "The system network services are not compatible with this ...
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Network icon suddenly gone, can't access wifi hotspot [duplicate]

Today, for no reason I can discern, the network indicator icon is missing. I happen to also be away from home in a business trip, so I am reliant on wifi hotspots for internet access. Since the icon ...
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Wifi and Ethernet Disabled after last Freya update [duplicate]

I updated my Elementary OS like always with the update manager. After reboot no internet anymore. No Wifi and no ethernet worked. I run sudo lshw -C network *-network DEAKTIVIERT ...
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Warning: Three libnl* v.3.2.21-1ubuntu1, update from January 29th broke my network manager [duplicate]

I've updated my PC last night (January 29th) with only 3 updates available, libnl-3-200, libnl-genl-3-200 and libnl-route-3-200, all version 3.2.21-1ubuntu1, and after reboot my network manager was ...
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How to select bluetooth dongle over internal bluetooth card

On my machine, I have two bluetooth adapters. One inside (connected to the wifi) that has terrible range, and a bluetooth dongle (usb) that has excellent range. On elementary OS, it automatically ...
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Is there an address book for Geary

I would like to import my contacts from my android phone address book. I have a VCF file with multiple contacts along with their photos. Is there an address book that is part of or can be integrated ...
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how to enable web-cam to record video?

How to enable web-cam to record video.? I like the inbuilt camera app want capture video with it. is there any solution ?
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error: Package `libcanberra' not found in specified Vala API directories

When I try to compile a project with pkg libcanberra using command [valac --pkg libcanberra *.vala ], I am getting below error, error: Package `libcanberra' not found in specified Vala API ...
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How can I shorten my command line (bash/oh-my-zsh) prompt?

I have installed oh-my-zsh this morning and now command line is too long, it looks something like this: my-username@my-pc-name ~/Desktop/ I would like to change "my-username@my-pcname ~" part just ...
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Why can't I enable the various upstream repositories? [closed]

I just did a fresh install of elementary OS Freya. In Software & Updates, all these boxes are unchecked: Important security updates (trusty-security) Recommended updates (trusty-updates) Pre-...
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How to run Package Manager

I got an error message that said please run Package Manager from right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. I don't know what right-click menu this refers to. When I run apt-get ...
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Black screen, when installing NVIDIA drivers (GTX970)

I tried to switch from Windows to Linux (elementary OS) but everytime I ended in a black screen. The following steps i tried: Set "Nomodeset" before the installation starts (+ replaced "quiet spash" ...
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How to get application menus in elementary OS?

I just downloaded elementary OS and did a fresh install and noticed that apps have no menus (File, View, Edit, etc.). So I searched on Google and found something to add a "Global Menu" similar to OS ...
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How to change Super + L screen lock command? [duplicate]

When you press Super + L, it locks the screen. This shortcut is not available in the keyboard settings to change, for some reason. I'd love to change the command dm-tool -lock command that it executes ...
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How can I Adjust UTC/Local Time Zone

Because Windows uses local time as their base, I need to set elementary OS to also run in local time or it screws up my Windows 10 time setting and updates. How can I get elementary OS to run on local ...
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New to elementary, can't find system monitor [duplicate]

I just installed elementary Freya 0.3.2 and I can't find my system monitor. I spent several hours updating the OS after installation, but I want to see if my swap partition is configured to this ...
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elementary OS 0.3.2 won't boot (No volume groups found)

After installing via USB stick with everything default but using encrypted disk I rebooted, and the following happens: Dell logo shows up, as usual GRUB screen elementary OS logo stuck for several ...
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Pantheon-files create a folder or file on network share (bug)

(Sorry for my english, i am french) Hello, When creating a new folder or a new file in a Samba network share or WebDAV, the folder or file is created with the name "new folder" (nouveau dossier in ...
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Installation to USB put grub on my hard disk and changed boot parameters

I tried posting something akin to this on SuperUser but I think it's too specific to elementary OS to be helpful. I did the following: Inserted USB into my drive Inserted cd with burned iso Booted ...
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WiFi connection dropping

I have just installed Freya. On the fresh boot it always finds my WiFi and connects to it. But, after some time it drops. Then, it never connects to the connection again until restarting the laptop. I ...
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Icon for .desktop file not showing

I created a .desktop file to launch Chrome in a specific profile. Here is the code: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Chrome School Comment=Open Chrome in my school account Exec=google-chrome --...
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Wireless issues Freya vs (Ubuntu & Windows) [closed]

I have a 5Ghz wifi network with an SSID of 'spark1_5', but my desktop with ElementaryOS Freya (Kernel 3.19) does not see it. spark1_5 is on channel 132 of the 5Ghz spectrum. Upon running iwlist wlan0 ...
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Google Docs in Midori

When I try to open Google Docs in Midori, I just get the "loading" spinner. The app never actually loads. I've tried switching to each of the built-in user agents, but with no success. Is there ...
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Pantheon show thumbnails samba server

I just installed a samba server and my files are now accessable via samba. For any reason I can't see any thumbnails in the samba files. Is there an option to change the settings for Pantheon to ...
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changing sizes of boot partitions

My boot is too small..should have made it larger initially. So, I have rebooted the machine with the Elementary/USB drive. Launched GPartition. Unmounted the partitions on my HD. But I can't seem ...
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How can I install Elementary OS Freya 3.2 64bit on mac mini 1.1 flashed to 2.1?

How can I install Elementary OS Freya 0.3.2 64Bit on mac mini 1.1 flashed to 2.1? I have flashed mac mini 1.1 (to 2.1 EFI) with 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, DVD-RW, upgraded CPU to 64bit (intel C2D t7200). ...
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GUI environment ruined from attempting Hardware-assisted Virtualization

I followed the instructions from Intel to to speed up the Android emulator on my laptop. When I got to the part "After the installation, you need to relogin so that your user account becomes an ...
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Is the dark theme officially supported?

Due to some UI issues with the normal theme (see this question) I switched to the dark theme by setting gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=1 in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini. In general this works ...

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