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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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VirtualBox changed how elementary OS looks [closed]

I installed VirtualBox on my PC a few days ago just to tinker around with it and now the whole operating system has changed how it looks. The dock looks different, some of the icons are missing, the ...
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how to automatically run a script as root to mount a network share

I'm rather new to *nix and have played a little with Ubuntu, Mint and now Elementary OS. I'm doing a mistake but I don't understand where. I'm mounting a network share via sudo mount -t cifs //xxx....
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Install using USB, to USB - System does not display USB in list of volumes

I've searched around but haven't found someone with quite my issue. I'm running Windows and have so far used Rufus to burn the iso to an external USB drive, and boot into it. What I now want to do ...
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PublicKey Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files

Is it possible to connect to a server using the Public Key Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files? If I select "Connect to Server..." and choose SSH as protocol it only offers me a username and ...
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Best Email notifier to replace standard Geary [closed]

As it is written in other post, To make Geary work,it is necessary to change gmail setting to less secure connection. Is there any secure email notifier? searching in Software Center results in ...
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Wine unable to upgrade

I am using elementary OS freya 0.3.2 64bit. When trying to upgrade wine wine is already the newest version 0 to upgrade, 0 to newly install, 0 to remove and 12 not to upgrade The Wine version is 1.6....
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How to install VLC 2.0.8

With new version of VLC you cannot automatically download the subtitles. The only solution is to install vlc-2.0.8: I get the source file from here. The I run tar xf vlc-2.0.8.tar.xz after running ...
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Software Updater: failed to download repository information

Currently running on Elementary OS 0.3.2 freya 64bit Software Updater i ran sudo apt-get update and i found some broken packages Fetched 2,550 kB in 7s (328 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://...
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Freya 0.3.2 New wallpaper package updated but no new wallpapers show up

I've just received an wallpaper package from Software Updater. I updated it but no new wallpapers show up in Setting->Desktop->Wallpaper. Where are the new wallpapers saved? or How can I make these ...
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Connecting from Files to WifiTransfer

I have an Ubuntu Phone and there's a program on there which is called WifiTransfer. It is a program to exchange files from the phone via ftp. It says that normally you would be able to see the device (...
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Music stops/pauses when the screen locks

Whenever I play music in Noise, it pauses when the screen locks? Any solution?
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File type for Slingshot/Dock Icons

I'm writing a desktop entry file for a program that doesn't come with one. The icon the program has on Windows is a circle, but the one I found on the web has an annoying white square background. I'm ...
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How to fix pantheon desktop if I got this messed up screen after I log in?

Noob question coming - after I installed elementary tweaks I was trying to find an appealing icon set to my desktop. After rebooting and logging in again my desktop became a mess. I installed ...
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Unable to change keyboard layout in elementary os freya

I've got an azerty keyboard. Since I installed Freya, the keyboard in the greeter is in qwerty, and no way to change it. This is really annoying. It seems that this bug has been encountered since ...
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“Turn off screen when inactive” not working, and need a screensaver

I am running elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya (64-bit). Under "Power" in "System Settings", the "Turn off screen when inactive" is not working. I have it set to 10 minutes, and when the timer is up, ...
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Terminal does not respond [closed]

I'm having problems with my terminal. When I boot up, the terminal starts at startup, I'm using zsh (prezto) it may take a while for my terminal to be fully operational. My problem right now (just ...
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How to remove notepad from Files/open-with context menu?

Installing Wine brings notepad in the Open with - context menu of the file manager. How to remove Notepad option from the context menu of the File manager?
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How to easily start playing an Audio CD - with CDDB/freeDB support?

How to easily access a music CD after having inserted it? Is automatic play-when-inserted possible? I just want to insert the CD and then with a click or two start playing in a music player that ...
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No Online Account in Freya 0.3.2 [duplicate]

There is an answered question at Where is the option to add online accounts listed? It certainly isn't under settings in my system! but I don't think the answer is correct. When Elementary Freya ...
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Kernel version in Loki (0.4)? Support for Atheros WiFi hardware

I recently purchased a new laptop by Acer, part of the Aspire E15 lineup, and it seems that the WiFi hardware is not supported with the kernel that is being used by Freya. Since Elementary is an ...
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Low Disk Space on boot warning [duplicate]

I am getting the following notice: "Low disk space on "boot". The volume "boot" has only 0 bytes disk space remaining." Is this a problem? If so how do I resolve it? Can I do it via GParted ...
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Show an app on Slingshot

I was instructed that by adding the line OnlyShowin=Pantheon in the .desktop file of an app, would make it show on Slingshot menus. I did that with gufw (the firewall app), but it didn't happen. ...
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elementary OS not starting from GRUB

I already had Windows 10 on my 128 SSD and I did partition about 230 GB from my 1TB hard drive where I installed elementary OS. Installation was successful and there were no problems. At start ...
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Problem with updates in elementary OS

I am having these problems with the newly installed elementary OS. The * in the details represent 'http://' When i was updating I got this, the details are below W:Failed to fetch cdrom://elementary ...
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Can't install elementary OS on SSD

I have five HDD in my machine: 1. SSD 120 GB (SATA) 2. HDD 400 GB (ATA133) 3. HDD 500 GB (SATA) 4. HDD 500 GB (SATA) 5. HDD 320 GB (SATA) On SSD drive I had Windows 10 instaled. I decided to remove ...
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how to undo keyboard shortcut (Win key launch Applications)

I have set up a keyboard shortcut using the helpful answers at Have application menu open up with only Windows key which opens my Applications dock when I use Windows key. However, this is now ...
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“Stuck” in drag mode [closed]

My cursor frequently gets "stuck" in drag mode. For example, I'll start dragging a window header or border, but when I release the mouse button, the cursor will keep dragging. It's as if Elementary ...
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Changing the login screen wallpaper without changing the desktop wallpaper

I want to have a separate wallpaper for my login screen which is not my desktop wallpaper. When I set a desktop wallpaper it is also set as the login screen wallpaper and how can I use two different ...
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Elementary OS Freya. HDMI sound is not changing automatically [closed]

I am aware that this is an usual Linux issue so that OS doesn't change sound to HDMI output automatically when HDMI screen is available. However Elementary OS team managed to make HDMI screen to work ...
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Pantheon Files doesnt show thumbnails for images in Freya

I don't get any image previews in Pantheon Files. I already did the chown of the .thumbnails folder as suggested in various other places, but that didn't help. The thing is: I do get previews for ...
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Python Header missing, cannot compile cryptography

Trying to install Airplay! https://github.com/espes/Slave-in-the-Magic-Mirror Set up virtualenv using http://www.dabapps.com/blog/introduction-to-pip-and-virtualenv-python/ Installed python-dev: ...
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elementary OS not recognized by Grub2

(The hyperlinks are pictures I took) I had Windows 10 installed on my computer (which is a Lenovo Z70) and I installed elementary OS but Grub2 is not recognizing the OS, actually none of them. If I ...
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Install Windows 7 and erase Elementary OS [duplicate]

I would like to try to use only Elementary OS for my dayli worklow, so I want to erase disk and insall Elementary OS. But just for safety reasons: Is it possible to install Windows 7 after that? Best ...
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touchegg inaction on desktop

I used this link to setup the OS X like gestures on my elementary OS 0.3.2 x64bits and it works quite well. Sadly there's a but... If I use gesture on an opened window it will work, for example I got ...
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printer indicator on Freya

Can I put an indicator-printer-applet in notification area? Because the printer manager not stopped the works when I try stop the print que. Excuse my english.
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App icon is not merged in the dock [duplicate]

When I open WebStorm app from app icon in the Dock, the app icon is not merged with existing app icon, it becomes a new icon (with grey color - please see in the picture). How can I merge these app ...
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Does freya support Intel Skylake CPUs?

I just would like to know if freya 0.3.2 supports the new Intel Skylake chipsets (I'm looking into buying a new laptop that has an i7-6500U CPU). I've read that the new Linux kernel 4.3 will support ...
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Opening files without extensions fails in Photos [closed]

when trying to open files without extensions (e.g .jpg), Photos fails to open them with the error message "Photos does not support the format of ". This happens even though the thumbnailer creates ...
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Is elementary freya 0.3.2 (resp. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) compatible with the AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card?

I plan on buying a new laptop and found a nice one that has the mentioned graphics card included. Does the current kernel used by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / elementary 0.3.2 support that card? If not, will ...
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How can I change the icon for a specific file type?

I have Guitar Pro installed on my system (no easy task, but that's another matter for another time), and have a ton of .gpx, .gp5, and .gp4 files that I use with the application. The file icons ...
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elementary OS Freya 0.3.2 won't boot after installing tlp

I just spent 2 hours installing all my programs and getting everything set up the way I wanted it. The last thing I did was install tlp... I used the command sudo tlp start and my system suddenly ...
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I am unable to to install any new software

I want to install new software but whenever I open up the software center I get an error saying something needs to be repaired and that I can't install anything until it gets fixed.It gives me a ...
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How to mount disk in terminal? [closed]

I know, I must mount disk to install. I'm too lazy to do this by hands. Can I do this from the terminal?
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After unkown update: lost all menus (dock, slingshot, upper bar, except for desktop files)

I screwed up after an update (probably from a ppa of another distribution from which I wanted the internet browser...) so when I log in to the account, I only have the background image and the desktop ...

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