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How to remove a shortcut from applications menu - Freya [duplicate]

I need to remove an unnecessary shortcut from the applications menu. How do I remove it. My question is not to hide a shortcut. I need to remove an icon or shortcut from the menu. not hiding it. ...
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Installation issues on Freya (mouse + window size)

I tried to install Freya (Dual boot with Windows 8.1) on a Dell Precision M3800 (Screen: 3200x1800, Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, wireless logitech mouse). I encountered two problems: The ...
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How to remove broken installations?

Recently I tried to install VLC through Software center. But due to internet problem, it was errored while installing. Now its giving trouble. So I need to remove it then I want to install a fresh ...
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Unable to boot after install on i386 platform, missing grub, black screen

I'm having a hard time starting with elementary OS. After managing to install it from a USBKey (0.3.2 32bit version) on an old ACER AspireOne, erasing pre-existing system, I find myself unable to ...
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Ruby on Rails on elementary OS, uglifier error when starting server

I used rvm to install ruby 2.2.3. Then I installed rails 4.2.5. I create an app by rails new ... and then cd into it. I try to run it with rails server. And... ~/.rvm/gems/ruby-2.2.3/gems/bundler-1....
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How to add Firefox to Dock?

I installed Firefox by doing this: 1. wget https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/42.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-42.0.tar.bz2 2. tar -xjvf firefox-42.0.tar.bz2 3. sudo rm -...
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Fatal error with webkit2gtk-4.0 (webkit2.h)

I use Freya (0.3.2) and I tested the webkit4 (LINK), but do not work. The code is: public class Envideos : Gtk.Window { public Envideos () { this.title = "Envideos"; this.window_position =...
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Graphics drivers not working after installing VirtualBox Guest Additions [closed]

So, I'm trying out Elementary on a virtual machine before committing to it, and I've had nothing but problems along the way. I've installed the VB Guest Additions and I've enabled 3D acceleration, ...
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Why does elementary not shut down properly? [closed]

I sometimes have a problem shutting down elementary freya 0.3.2 (running on an early 2008 MacBook). After the system shuts down all devices (modem etc), the output is like this: *will now halt [7128....
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Problem with Cirillic. How can I change code table (cp1251 or koi-8)?

How can I change code table (cp1251 or koi-8)? I did not find any preference for it.
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eeePC brightness doesn't switch from AC to battery mode

on my eeePC, when I set up a brightness value on battery mode, it affects also AC mode and vice-versa. Is there a solution to this issue?. Thanks for the answer
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Crazy slow ssd speeds with a Samsung 850 evo

I just ran $ dd if=/dev/zero of=./largefile bs=1M count=1024 and got "1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 10.2641 s, 105 MB/s" read speeds are only 20 MB/s faster. I ran the dsmeg grep thing and my ...
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How to install Vala on elementary OS

I am learning vala. I need to setup vala environment on my elementary OS. How to install Vala on elementary OS?
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Can't Connect with Windows Network [closed]

I am trying to connect my windows 8 with freya to share files. But its showing some error like this. There in my windows 8 I turned on sharing and its ready to connect. Help me to fix it and share ...
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How does elementary make money and who pays?

Recently new update 0.3.2 is released, more than 5 million downloads. The elementary OS is becoming one of the major distro ( I believe, at present it is, but it will increase in future). We (=EU) ...
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UEFI and Legacy boot

I have a small USB drive that I use to run elementary OS. I want to use this in multiple PC's so it can't have any specific configuration. The issue is that I like to use it on my work PC as ...
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Stuck on glowing elementary logo while booting

I have been repeatedly trying to get elementary OS to boot on my PC to no avail. I have tried both unetbootin and Rufus to make my USB bootable and two different USB sticks. Whenever I boot from the ...
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How to deactivate pdf preview in files

I have a large folder of pdfs. Every time I open it with files it has to load these little preview icons which takes pretty much time. How can I disable this?
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Can i update ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.04? [duplicate]

Now I have Elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya on Ubuntu 14.04
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Large icons, windows, fonts, etc

I have a computer connected to an LCD TV with a Radeon 6770HD During installation everything was fine, but when I boot everything is very large. Installing the drivers from the AMD website didn't ...
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Sidebar not showing sytsem and USB Devices along with Personals [duplicate]

I have elementry OS freya , while working yesterday i did something unknowingly , now my sidebar does not show devices , Below is the screenshot. Please help , how can i restore to previous ...
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Black screen when try to lock screen

I don't know why I get a black screen when I try to lock the screen (super + L), after a while it shows normal, the wallpaper and the option to unlock with my password, but I wonder why I get this ...
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There's any plans on switching to a new package manager (like dnf or pacman)?

I was a very devoted Elementary OS user (I used Elementary 0.2 for more than a year and a half) but in the last year I've moved to Fedora 20 for stability reasons. Elementary OS is an awesome OS, but ...
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Taking time to boot Freya

After some days of working. i have installed , chrome, php, apache, mysql, teamviewer, skype, and few small apps. mine Freya takes time to boot. What is the reason for the delay. and anything i can do ...
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How Allow Central buttom mouse for vertical scrolling [closed]

with windows 10, i hold the central bottom of the mouse and i can scroll up and down pages with mouse movement. With elementary os i don't know how allow this functionality. Someone can help me?
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How can I enable alt-spacebar window menu?

I recently switched to Elementary from Ubuntu as day-today distro. But I'm not able to use alt-spacebar menu, if I want to maximize or minimize the window. It's just I hate going over arrow keys. Yeah!...
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How can I remove default “Screenshot” app from Freya

I want to remove default Screenshot App from Freya. How can I remove it.
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Screen Recorder for Freya

Recently I installed istanbul Screen recorder from Software center. But its not working for me. even many commented there its not opening. So someone suggest me good screen recorder and good to use it ...
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How to search a file in Freya? [duplicate]

I have no clues to search and get file through the file manager. Any idea how to search file in it, Also sometimes I need to search a list of files with certain extension. we can do it like this in ...
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How to add login sound in elementary OS

How to add login sound in elementary OS default sounds in /usr/share/sounds custom sounds
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Brightness keys (fn5 and fn6) not working

Just installed the newest elementary os on my asus ux305, and all the fn keys but the brightness dont, i already tried every solution i found on the internet with no positive solution.
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How to copy old files in old partition to primary partition?

I recently switched from Windows 7 to elementary OS. I copied my important files from my Local Disk C to Local Disk D. I installed elementary OS in Local Disk C. After that I wanted to restore my ...
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Installation impossible on MBP2015 [closed]

I created USB Boot Media with two different methods. Both didn't work. "Create elementary OS Installer.app" with "elementaryos-0.3.2-stable-amd64.20151209.iso" This USB Drive doesn't boot on MBP2015 ...
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Date/Time settings in Files

Files are displaying the time in 12 hours format (without AM/PM) when I set my language to English and local settings to Croatian. For example I just created a file it should display 18:33 or 6:33PM ...
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What is “Empty Trash” option in shared partition

I am using elementary OS freya 0.3.2. As shown in the screenshot, I have a common partition (data in ntfs) for all my OSes.When I right-click on the partition, it has Empty Trash option, which is not ...
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How to transfer files between Freya and Windows? [duplicate]

I dont want to use Bluetooth. Which i feel slow to transfer. I wan to share my files from Freya to windows. And just like we can do in Ubuntu.I need to share files through wifi or LAN. Any idea to ...
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Unknown application in notifications

I have unknown notification in my Notifications. I have all the necessary notifications like, Network, Power, terminal, Music, Geary, thunderbird etc., How can I remove it from Notifications menu.
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Is it possible to continue playing music even system gets locked for inactivity?

I am using elementary OS freya 0.3.2. As the title says, Is it possible to continue playing music even system gets locked for inactivity? In Ubuntu, system continue to play music after it was locked....
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Re-formatting bootable USB in Mac

I created a bootable USB for elementary OS 0.3.1. As you know, 0.3.1 brings some Grub problems, so I want to update to 0.3.2. But guess what? I can't use my USB at all. I created the bootable USB with ...
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How to fix Netbeans 8.1 double icons on plank [duplicate]

I downloaded and installed Neatbeans 8.1 from the official site. Even if I tick Keep in Dock for the Netbeans icon, a new icon is generated every time I click on it. This new icon doesn't have the ...
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How do I boot elementary OS 0.3.2 after initial install? [duplicate]

Using 0.3.2, acpi=off, and nomodeset flags I was able to single boot elementary OS from USB and successfully install. I haven't been able to successfully restart. When restarting I'm dropped into ...
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Shortcut to change the pantheon-terminal font size

I have found a link to change default terminal font size: Ctrl + + is not working for me to increase font size. Is there any keyboard shortcut to increase and decrease?
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What is“ automatic pinning”, and how does it work?

In plank preferences there is an option: Automatic Pinning How does it work? I enabled and disabled the option but failed to identify any difference.
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Black Screen after fresh install

I just installed elementary and every-time that I start my computer I have a black screen after the BIOS. It's as if there is another monitor plugged in and it showing it on that one (I only have 2). ...
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elementary OS does not boot after 0.3.2 update

After the last update and rebooting a Grub screen showed. Totally new, as I have elementary OS as my main and sole OS. The options it gives are -elementary OS -Advance Options for elementary OS, which ...
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What are the consequences of using gnome tweak tools on elementary

What will happen if I use gnome tweak tool in elementary OS? Does it break my system? Please explain in detail. Also, can I use this gnome-tweak tool for changing fonts, backgrounds etc., or should ...
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Set as Desktop Background is missing [closed]

The Set as Desktop Background option is missing. It was available after installation but now this has disappeared...? Why has this happened and how can we get this pre-installed feature back...?
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How can I change fonts and adjust their size in elementary OS

Can I change the Freya font to my desired one. What's the easiest way to change my fonts? If I get google web-fonts or some professionally simple fonts.I am really happy to use it .
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How to change Text Color in Scratch Freya built in text editor?

How to change the color of texts in the scratch default text editor. It looks grey, and few other colors. I want to change it like dark black and red, blue like need to change few color schemes. Is ...
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How to install Atlassian SourceTree in Freya?

I need to use Atlassian SourceTree on my Freya. I am using it for Github and Bitbucket git management. I am not sure its available in .deb versions. So I don't know, how to install it. Can I ...

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