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I can't get network-manager to connect to a network

Like I said, I don't know how to get the stock network manager to connect to a network. I am on a late 2010 MacBook Air, so I don't have an ethernet port. I need wifi to connect to the internet. ...
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After booting elementry from USB Stick it crashes

after booting stops elementry on the desktop. Only the desktop wallpaper and the Mouse cursor can be seen. The computer responds to nothing. I tried Freya 32Bit and 64Bit. Why is that? On another ...
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Keyboard layout changes on alt tab

My Lenovo G40 has a BR layout keyboard that works fine until I bough a US layout mechanical keyboard, after that I cannot set the us layout as default in any way. It aways change to BR, after and ...
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Fresh Dual Boot install fails to load desktop

I installed a OS alongside OS X on my old Macbook with rEFIt. When I boot into Elementary it fails to load the Desktop environment and shows me the terminal. Do you guys have any ideas to how I can ...
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Am I safe to install Wine?

I want to install wine on my elementaryOS Freya system. It marks two packages for removal - xdg-user-dirs and xdg-user-dirs-gtk, which I'm hesitant to approve. Are these packages essential/will I ...
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Asus bu400a some hotkyes not working

So, I install elementary OS Freya and see that wireless switcher hotkey is not working (Fn + F2) and ambient light sensor switcher (Fn + A). Are any ways to enable it?
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Switching video drivers before boot

My laptop's AMD GPU is broken, so I've been using the basic display driver to run things in windows until now. I booted into elementary OS on the machine, but it automatically re-renabled the GPU and ...
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How do I access my Truecrypt container?

I am migrating from OS X and have some Truecrypt containers that I want to access and eventually convert to Linux friendly containers. What solutions exists for elementary OS and is there one over the ...
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WiFi dropouts with router but not with mobile WiFi hotspot in elementary OS

Recently I dual booted my laptop HP Pavilion Notebook ab219tx with Windows 10 and elementary OS 0.3.2. At first it connected to my WiFi but poor signal and internet speed is also very slow even ...
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Google Hangouts docked windows

One thing I really like about Hangouts is that every time you get a message, that chat window's header turn green in the dock. Similarly, the chat windows can be "minimized" to the lower part of the ...
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Maya calendar closes after start [closed]

Every time I start Maya it instantly closes again. Is there anything I can do about that? I installed all automatically received updates. [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 15:44:16.552528] Application.vala:155: ...
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Fan control of my Samsung Chronos 7

I have recently switched from Windows 8.1 to Elementary OS on my Samsung Chronos NP700Z5A. I have followed all the instructions that I found and the OS works quite well. I have installed the Samsung ...
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is it possible to connect Maya Calendar to Microsoft Exchange?

is it possible to connect Maya Calendar to Microsoft Exchange ? I couldn't have the information if Exchange is supporting Caldav, or maybe there are workarounds ?
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Eclipse set theme system slow down [duplicate]

I'm using Arc darker theme on Elementary OS Freya and that made eclipse look horrible: So I tried to run eclipse with Arc dark theme so it look good like this: SWT_GTK3=1 GTK_THEME=Arc-Dark ...
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32 bit AMD driver on 64 bit Freya

I'm using the 64 bit ver. of Freya and I have an AMD HD5770. I installed the latest driver provided at AMD website. Now this driver is 64 bit only and 32 bit games don't run. I need to know if I can ...
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Laggy keyboard input on elementary OS compared to Windows 10

On my computer keyboard input has a 1> second delay compared to Windows 10 which has 0 delay. The computer is a Sony Vaio VGN-NR120E and it has always been like this
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Problem with Mediatek MT7630E and kernel 4.4

I recently bought an Asus X554LA laptop, on which Freya works flawlessly. Unfortunately the internal wifi board (Mediatek MT7630E) is not supported on Linux, there are some unofficial drivers but I ...
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Open a new tab in terminal instead of a new window?

When a terminal is running and I launch another, is there any way to open a new tab in the same window instead of open a new window?
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My WiFi won't list any available SSID

So after clean install of elementary OS freya and install some packages i got an issue with my WiFi connection. it says disconnected and nothing shows up but i have many available WiFi in my place. ...
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Can't boot into Elementary OS on Macbook without efi boot

Big linux noob ahead, so please be kind if I don't exactly understand everything I'm talking about here. I installed Ubuntu on my father's old macbook 4.1 a few days ago, and it worked just fine. ...
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Window moving to sides does not work

When I want to move windows to the side of the active desktop (for putting two of them on the same screen) some programs are able to fit to the side (i.e. they resize accordingly), some only do that ...
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Hide teamviewer icon from top bar

I want to hide team viewer icon from the top status bar. But, I still want teamviewer to keep running in background. I have already checked Automatically minimize local team panel in advanced ...
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How to edit the list of multimedia players that appear when clicking the volume icon?

When clicking the volume tray button a list of media players is displayed. Can some be removed and other added?
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How to display folder size in file explorer?

Inside pantheon-files folders do not show its size, like files do. However in properties of the folder size is shown: Is there a way to display folder size directly in file explorer?
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how do i change my screen brightness?

My os had some wifi driver problem so i upgraded to linux kenel 4.2.8 .now my brightness setting is not working.I checked How do I change my display brightness? but no luck my icon is missing.
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Is elementary OS phoning home? Privacy please! [duplicate]

When my internet connection is cut off by a misconfigured VPN, immediately a window opens that says it cannot connect to the Internet. When I reconnect to the Internet the window loads elementary OS ...
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How to enable Javascript in Midori

I don't know I was messing(turning them on and off to see some visual changes) around with some of the extensions in Midori but then I noticed that Javascript got disable. I turned off all the ...
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How to install Midori Granite

I have removed Midori Granite with the following command: sudo apt-get purge midori-granite but now I want to re-install it for Elementary OS Freya. Midori available in Ubuntu Store is different. I ...
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The Software Center won't open

I can't open the Software Center - it simply doesn't launch. No errors or anything pop up when I try to run it from Slingshot. I have an error in the topbar that looks like the red stop sign in this. ...
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When I add a .desktop file to ~/.local/share/applications it appears but doesn't open from Applications menu

So I've made this .desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=Team Speak 3 Comment=TS Exec="/home/nicolas/Programs/TeamSpeak3-Client-linux_amd64/ts3client_runscript.sh" Path="/home/nicolas/Programs/...
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Elementary cannot see phone while there is no internet connection [duplicate]

I got a strange problem, because when I want plug my phone (Android 5.1) to my laptop with Elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya everything is works, but when I disconnect from internet and try to plug my device ...
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Compiling AppCenter on Ubuntu 16.04 fails at “AlertView”

I'm trying to compile the appcenter package from launchpad, I've downloaded it by the bzr command, then I installed the required dependencies and ran the cmake command but when I try to compile it ...
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Install Epson printer

How can I install my Epson xp 322 printer? The regular way doesn't work. After the pop up "lookng for a driver" nothing happens. Stefan, Norway
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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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Not able to boot OS

I accidentally moved /etc to /home/etc. I fixed that via putting init=/bin/bash in the boot commands, booted, and dropped into a shell with an (initramfs) prompt, where I then did cryptsetup ...
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How to take screenshots at shutdown?

I have a shutdown problem similar to this one: Freya cannot shutdown. init: wait for state plymouth shutdownlightdm killed by TERM signal However, there is plenty of output before the final line when ...
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Missing index files from elementary repo

After doing a package update I get a 404 error when it's trying to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/os-patches/ubuntu/dists/freya/main/binary-i386/Packages How can I solve that missing ...
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Acpi PCC Probe failed message during bootup

0.6470901 ACPI PCC probe failed. This is the message which I get while booting up. I really love the Distro because of it's GUI but it is causing me way too many problems. Can someone please help me. ...
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Two-finger Scroll is not working for my touchpad of ASUS X200MA

I installed elementary OS Freya 0.3.2 on my ASUS X200MA, run all the updates. I wanted to activate two-finger scroll, ticked the option in the mouse and trackpad system settings. But it doesn't work. ...
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Geary Spelling Checker for Foreign Language

I was wondering if there is any way to get Geary to spell check in a foreign language. elementary OS - Freya; Geary version - 0.10.0; User level - Rookie.
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How do I install the drivers for my Nvidia GTX 970?

I have recently installed a Nvidia GTX 970, and from there on I could only select a tiny resolution under elementary.
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Syntax error after running every command in tmux

I am getting the same error after executing every command in tmux and after running it, and this is annoying: -bash: PROMPT_COMMAND: line 0: syntax error near unexpected token `;;' -bash: ...
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How do I set a custom screen resolution as permanent?

I am using the latest elementary OS build 0.3.2. I need a screen resolution of 1280x800_60.00. I can set the desired screen resolution using xrandr. This change is only temporary and disappears upon ...
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how to remove broken application from application menu?

I installed it from elementary blog and it didn't worked so i deleted repository and build folders but this icon stayed here. I JUST WANT TO KNOW HOW TO PROPERLY REMOVE THIS ? so that it will save ...
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Install, configure and use Wordpress in elementary OS

Can I install, configure and use wordpress to build a website on elementary OS? Please let me know. Thanks.
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Ask before running script from Pantheon Files

I just switched from Linux Mint (17.3) to elementary OS (0.3.2 Freya). On Mint, when I double clicked a shell script, I was asked if I wanted to "Run in terminal", "Display", "Cancel" or "Run" the ...
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Boots into blank screen [closed]

I had Freya 0.3.2 working perfectly recently until I decided to install an AMD driver. After the installation I restarted my computer and all it boots to is a black screen. It goes past the Enter BIOS ...
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SD Card Reader not recognized on Lenovo SL400

I am using elementary OS on Lenovo SL400, it has an inbuilt SD card reader. Elementary OS does not recognize an SD Card. However the same was working under Windows. Command: ls /dev/sd* Output: /...
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My top panel moved up about half of its height, how pull it down?

I can only see the bottom half of my top panel now. How can I move it down to its original location?
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Installation of freya alongside Mac OS using DVD stalls

I'm trying to load elementary Freya to run alongside my Mac OS on two of my laptop Mac computers. My two computers are : MacBook (13-inch Late 2007) - Intel Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2009) ...

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