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Wacom issues with the Fujitsu T4220 & T4210 Tablet PC [closed]

Could you guys take a look at the Wacom issues? On my Fujitsu T4220 & T4210 tablet PC the Wacom works great and the OS runs awesome; but when it comes back from sleep elementary OS says there is ...
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How Can I Disable Chrome's New User Menu?

I upgraded Google Chrome to version 44.0.2403.89 and now I see new user menu. Previously, there was a flag to disable it, but now there isn't. How can I remove this?
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How to change or remove keyrings on elementary OS

It always asks me to put a password in, but I think it is annoying: Is there a way to remove this? I tried resetting the system settings, but that didn't work, I also tried to find it, but everything ...
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How to backup and restore the system?

How can I make a backup of the system and then restore it, in case of serious damage or failure? This is possible after a failed experiment.
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Can I trust 'apt-get autoremove' to not make Freya useless?

Some time ago there was a very serious issue where using autoremove would render your system pretty much useless. This issue is marked as Fix released but just to be safe I'll ask here anyway. ...
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Volume of system gets muted automatically

My systems volume gets muted automatically when I plug in the headphones but works perfectly ok when they are unplugged. I am using elemantary OS. Please help me to sought out the problem.
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Cannot install VMware-Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64

I'd like to install VMware Player on Freya, but got the following error: sam@samlaptop:~/Downloads$ sudo ./VMware-Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64.bundle Extracting VMware Installer...done. Gtk-Message: ...
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How do I install and use custom fonts?

I am trying to use the FiraMono font. I downloaded the .otf files and saved it in the ~/.fonts directory and also ran fc-cache -vf ~/.fonts to update the cache. Now, when I open elementary tweaks, I ...
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Why isn't Files pinned to the dock by default?

It is usually one of the most important system applications (if not the most important one) in an operating system, so it seems logical to me to have it pinned to the dock (plank) every time. I was ...
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Did I just destroy my Freya?

I was having some trouble with R so I thought I'd just remove it and re-install it. So I did: sudo apt-get remove r-base* and mindlessly hit return (why??). I sat there as my system was immediately ...
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How can I stop my mouse double-clicking when I only click once?

Mostly a single click will act like two clicks. For example: I want to go back one page on a web-browser but go back two or I have word processor open and want to open the drop down menu to change ...
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Adobe Flash Plugin Vulnerable

I'm having trouble with the Adobe Flash Plugin. Firefox, with which I substituted Midori, blocks it. I have tried to re-install it from the software center, I have installed flashplugin-installer, I ...
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Nitroshare loads, but icon doesn't appear in the menu bar

I installed NitroShare on this Freya-running laptop and a Windows desktop. The Windows version works like a charm, but the one on the laptop... Well, not so much. I know for a fact, that the program ...
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Freya sluggish on Mac Mini late 2009 (geforce 9400)

Freya is kind of sluggish on my Mac mini late 2009: core 2 duo, 8 GB of ram, SSD disk & gforce 9400. I am experiencing a ~1 sec delay to focus windows and when I click on apps buttons. Also the ...
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QtCreator crashes X.org [closed]

Sometimes when a I run an app from QtCreator (version 3.4.2) the system freezes. I can move the mouse (it moves the cursor slowly and in small jumps) but I cannot do anything else. It's not even ...
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Installing on Giada MiniPC - blank desktop!

The issue is as simple as that. I tried installing elementary OS on a Virtual Machine inside my Windows 8.1 installation and went "great"(meaning there was the usual Linux/VirtualBox issues but it ...
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Adjust brightness on 2nd display?

On my laptop I can adjust the brightness just fine, however I am unable to (or at least unable to find the way to) adjust the brightness on my 2nd display. When I have my dual display connected and I ...
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How do I add images to select as the desktop's background?

Where and/or how should I store images so that they appear in Preferences/Desktop/Backgrounds?
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How to prevent Freya to try to connect to a specific WiFi network?

I have annoying issue that my laptop is always trying to connect to my neighbour's WiFi which although it has a very weak signal strength always beats my access point placed in the same room with the ...
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elementary OS install doesn't detect battery statistics [closed]

I performed a clean install of Elementary OS Freya just a couple of hours ago on a Lenovo G580 (20150) laptop (from which I'm now writing) with a brand new replacement HDD. For some reason, the ...
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Multiple Instances of Geary, Files, etc. for different workspaces?

I am just getting started with workspaces, and I can easily have two different instances of Chrome running in two different workspaces, but for other apps (Files, Geary, Keepass, etc.) when I click on ...
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Can I download elementary OS in the UK? [closed]

I have tried to download Freya on a Linux machine using Chrome and Firefox, I also tried to download it in Incognito / Private browser modes. I have also tried on a Windows 7 machine using Chrome ...
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Cannot change ownership of a network folder shared from Windows

I have problem to change the permissions on a shared folder from Windows in elementary OS. I am using the chown command and it throws me the following error: pablo@pablo:/home$ LANGUAGE=en sudo chown ...
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Where to download elementary OS fonts for use in Ubuntu?

I am really fond of the fonts used in elementary OS. Is there a way to download them to use in Ubuntu?
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Why “Memory corruption” at boot time when enabling AMD proprietary drivers? [closed]

First of all thank you to all of people participating to elementary Os development. In order to stop switching to Windows partition to play advanced 3D games I am trying to enable the graphic card ...
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New elementary OS install boots to terminal

I've been using elementary OS for a while with no problems however I'm having trouble getting it going on my new laptop on which I've installed Freya as the sole OS. It's a high spec machine: i7, SSD ...
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How to display CPU-Temperature in Wingpanel?

Or other sensor values. An iMac has also an Ambient Temperature Sensor for example. (what sensor is what?)
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Unable to install elementary OS: Hardware errors [closed]

While installing elementary OS from USB, my computer shows a black screen. Could you please help me what's wrong?
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Plug/Unplug Brightness Option

I'm using a laptop. When I plug the charger into my laptop, screen brightness becomes 100%. After removing the charger, it decreases. In Windows there are two options for brightness. Why isn't there ...
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Is there a way to mount another partition on startup?

I have a secondary partition with a broken Windows installation on my hard drive. I no longer need Windows, but I still have some files that I need there. The partition remained mounted when my ...
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Freya very sluggish after plugging in monitor to laptop

I have two laptops and when I either install elementary OS Freya or run it off a USB. Every time I connect a monitor to the laptop the system responds very sluggishly. For eg: When I click on any of ...
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When I open a new tab in Terminal the prompt goes to Home instead of the current path

Previously in elementary OS when I opened a new tab, the new tab would open in the same location that I have in the existing tab. But now, it resets to home. How can I change this?
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How can I get rid of “The update information is outdated.” warning?

I've been seeing this triangle-shaped indicator: Telling me the following information: "The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no ...
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Why is there a delay when I enter my password incorrectly?

Whenever I enter my password incorrectly upon login, there's a delay before I can try again. Why is this? Is there a way to remove the delay?
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How can I add a color scheme to Scratch?

Scratch comes with several color schemes by default. I can choose between them in Preferences > Interface. How can I add my own custom color schemes?
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Automatically Hanging and Black Screen [No Return] [closed]

Let me first give my laptop's description, it is: Model: HP Compaq 6710s Processor : Dual-Core Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T7100 @ 1.80GHz Memory: 2.4GB Graphics: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 ...
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How do I edit or clear the application list in the Notifications plug?

How can I edit or clear the application list in the Notifications plug? Some old uninstalled apps are still in the list.
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Once locked, screen stays black and cannot be unlocked

When locked, my laptop (Ideapad Y510P, with proprietary Nvidia drivers installed) screen just turns off. The laptop is still on, but I cannot access the lock screen to unlock. The only thing I can do ...
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How to keep default icons from changing in top panel

I am currently trying out different themes. I love the elementary OS's, default icons on the top bar and I was wondering how to keep themes from changing it to their own bulkier and uglier versions. ...
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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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Bumblebee - Module nvidia is not found

I have Freya alongside with Windows 8 on UEFI mode. Recently I installed bumblebee on my Freya, But when I want to run optirun command it says : module 'nvidia' is not found I also read this answer. ...
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Where can I find elementary's source code… for science?

I'm a student at University of Wyoming (UWyo), USA, studying the source (and difference in source) for Linux packages. I'm interested in what elementary OS's source list looks like. Specifically, I ...
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How can I get Brasero to work?

I installed Freya 64-Bit on a Dell Latitude E6420. Everything seems to be working fine except for Brasero. Below is what I get if I try to run it via Terminal: (brasero:10373): WARNING **: Couldn't ...
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Nothing but wallpaper shows up after login

I rebooted and now when I log in, nothing but the wallpaper shows up. I don't recall doing anything but installing Vivaldi lately, but I don't think that's it, so I don't know where to start.
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How do I mount a network filesystem on boot?

I have a server I connect to using ssh in pantheon-files, how do I make the network file system remain mounted after reboot?
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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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Synaptic package manager not showing in applications menu

Using a fresh install of elementary OS Freya I installed Synaptic and expected it to show up in the applications menu. It is not there. I am able to start Synaptic by typing the name in the search ...
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How can I add an executable file to the dock?

I downloaded Aptana Studio which is not "installed" but can be launched directly from the downloaded executable. I'd like to add a shortcut to the applications menu or in the dock. Drag & Drop to ...
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Black shadow under windows

Problem Almost every window from the core elementary os applications displays a wrong shadow (you can see exactly how wrong in the picture above). If I boot using software rendering (boot on secure ...
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elementary OS not booting from USB

When I restart the machine and select to boot from the new USB, created with Rufus, it does nothing. It only displays "Verifying DMI Pool Data ....." The machine is an old Acer Aspire with an AMD ...

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