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elementary programs crash when opening context menus [closed]

After trying out kde (kubuntu-desktop) on my elementary OS Frey installation, I uninstalled KDE again and went back to pantheon. Now, whenever I open a context menu in one of the elementary apps, the ...
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Dim screen with battery indicator and mousewheel on elementary os

I know that on my other ubuntu installations (kubuntu, lubuntu, xubuntu and mint) there was this neat little tweak on by default where when my cursor is hovering the battery indicator icon, i could ...
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elementary OS Freya [closed]

Why after i installed elementary-tweaks, Synaptic Package Manager and Gdebi Package Installer my Log-in theme being changed look like Old ubuntu Log-in theme? then there are 2 calculators on my ...
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Duplicate icon of Wing IDE [duplicate]

I have a Wing IDE icon in Plank. but a second fuzzy icon appears every time the IDE is opened: enter image description here [![Not open][1]][1] I think that is like chrome icon bug. I need modify ...
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How can I change the icon of an application in the elementary OS

I am using elementary OS freya. How can I change icon of a specific application in elementary OS. Is it possible ?
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How can I recover the Wingpanel? [duplicate]

I have a problem that makes elementary OS unable to start pantheon; it just stays showing the wallpaper in the lockscreen after I write my password. It all started when the Wingpanel became a little ...
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How to share files and folders between host and guest in virtual box?

I am using elementary OS freya. How to share files and folders between host and guest in virtual box ? elementary OS- Host / elementary OS- Guest
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elementary OS Freya cant access internet

Good day! I'm already connected to a wired network. I can ping websites and can access router through browser. But when i try to surf it always prompt a message that i cant access internet. Can ...
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Change specified app's icon

How can I change the icon for an specified app? I have installed Dota 2 but it shows Steam icon instead of Dota 2 icon, the right Doat 2 icons is shown when the game is running but not in plank. How ...
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Are all GTK 2.0 or GTK 3.0 themes compatible with all desktop environments?

There a lot of great themes for gnome and unity and mint, but I was wondering will they work fine if I install them on Elementary OS which on running on Pantheon session.
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Can't change elementary OS resolution on Virtual Box [duplicate]

I installed elementary OS on Virtual Box. My prime OS is Windows 8.1. So after the installation I tried to change the resolution, but the only resolution available was 640x480. I tried to insert Guest ...
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Unknown display, low resolution, black screen, nvidia drivers problems

I'm having troubles with my display and graphics drivers. Can't get my resolution higher than " 1024 * 768 " while my native resolution should be 1980 * 1080. Also it says that it can't recognize my ...
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Netinstall version of elementary OS freya? [duplicate]

Just wondering if there is a netinstall version of elementary OS that can fit on a CD-R? If so, where can I download the ISO?
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Keep topbar transparent on maximized windows

The auto transparent/solid topbar (wingpanel) in elementary OS Freya is awesome! But I'd like to keep it always transparent if the wallpaper allows it. Currently if the wallpaper allows topbar ...
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How can I set Hot Corners shortcut to minimize all applications?

I remember that I used this trick a while ago, but can't remember the command I've used. Basically, I've set Hot Corner shortcut to "Execute custom command", and then typed in the command similar to ...
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Paid Version?Is it Real? [duplicate]

i know this is a newbie question but i am a newbie to this OS, i heard from my some sort of friend that if i donate a certain money to elementary OS community you will receive a SPECIAL VERSION of ...
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2009 macbook pro boots Ubuntu USB but not elementary OS USB? [closed]

I Currently has Fedora 23 running on a Macbook Pro 2009. Works great, but I miss elementary OS, which I use daily on my tower. I used dd to create a bootable USB of Ubuntu 15.04 and when I restart ...
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Getting started with gtk.grid with error

i'm getting this error when i try to compile the first gtk.grid in elementary.io/en/docs/code/getting-started#gtk-grid my code; int main(string[] args) { Gtk.init (ref args); var window = new ...
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Automatic Suspend When Idle Doesn't Work (Sleep When Inactive After ..)

I have this problem on multiple, very different systems. Running: System Settings>Power>"Sleep when inactive after:" Changing from default of "Never" to any value, backing out, restarting logging ...
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Cannot start Steam

I just installed elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya (64-bit). I have installed the Nvidia driver 352.55. I used this guide to help me install the Nvidia drivers. Afterwards I have installed Steam using sudo ...
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Can't start elementary OS in UEFI-Mode from USB-Stick [duplicate]

I burned several times the ISO on the USB-Stick. The times I used dd I just came to a menu where I can choose the different Versions and after that it stucked in a black-screen. sudo dd if=...
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Wired and Wireless connection missing

After changing proxy for LAN to use manual proxy, I removed it only not to be able to connect to the internet via LAN or Wifi, I searched online for similar problem and solution, but after following ...
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Why heated notebook?

Why is my notebook very hot? I installed the driver for Nvidia, but nothing changed. Ubuntu has a temperature of 40-50C with the driver and 70-80C without the driver. Terminal: sergey@sergey-Aspire-...
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Win Key being treated as Hyper when I want it as Super [closed]

I recently changed from Arch to Elementary, and use emacs for all my programming, in Arch I had configured Caps Lock as Hyper, Windows Key as Super. In elementary Os through the keyboard settings I ...
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Freya - suspend not working (As computer would freeze)

When I press suspend from menu. I only get black screen but I can hear disk running. *note: I've chosen encryption during installation - the whole disk as home * I've then install pm-utils and when I ...
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Installing Gigabyte Windforce R9 290 OC

I bought a used Gigabyte Windforce R9 290 OC graphics card off eBay recently, and was wondering whether it in fact was broken or I am doing something wrong. I am not able to seem to get it working. ...
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Login screen doesn't support dual monitors [closed]

When I log in to ElementaryOS, my wallpaper spans as expected because of the tweaks I installed. However, the login screen show mirrors the displays and doesn't account for different screen ...
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Install elementary OS as a VM in VirtualBox (OSX host)?

Looking for confirmation if I can install elementary OS. I've set up an empty VM in VirtualBox 5.0.8 (OSX host) and will download the files, set up the USB stick. It should work. Any warnings or ...
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How can I run a Terminal command as “root”?

I tried to install Git using this command apt-get install git, but getting this: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the administration ...
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apt-get autoclean doesn't clean the deb files in /var/cache/apt/archives

This command can't auto-clean these useless files, I have to remove them by myself, what can I do? The result of my laptop: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Can't resume from suspend in Nvidia GPU mode

So, the problem is that my laptop (Acer Extensa 2510G) can't resume from suspend while I'm using the NVIDIA GPU mode. When I try to wake the system it shows me a little terminal cursor on a black ...
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How can I open Terminal with a keyboard shortcut?

How I can open terminal with a keyboard shortcut? I can't open terminal pressing Ctrl+Alt+T in english layout. Can I assign my own keyboard shortcuts?
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Glitch after resuming after hibernate [closed]

Whenever my laptop goes into hibernate after inactivity it goes back to the login screen which is okay but whenever I log back in, the display starts misbehaving. When I say misbehaving, it bounces ...
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I forgot my password

I'm very worried because I forgot my password to log into my Elementary System and now I can't log in, please help me as soon as possible. Thank you very much.
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Sleep issues on Early 2008 Macbook Pro

I'm a first time elementary OS user and have had few issues with it and it is by far my favorite Linux. However, I cannot put my machine to sleep by closing the lid, or rather, I cannot wake it up as ...
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Can elementary OS be installed on a laptop that you can't disable Secure Boot?

Can elementary OS be installed on a laptop that you can't disable Secure Boot?
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Chrome does not sound in Freya

I don't know what's wrong, it was working normally but now Chrome does not play any sound, if I go to YouTube and play a video I can't hear the sound. What could be the problem?
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My ISP claims I have a virus

Cox claims that I have a Zeus trojan/bot, despite the fact that I am on Elementary and that virus is designed for windows systems. Is that possible? What should I do?
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Touch screen control? [closed]

I have an Asus F550C laptop with touchscreen. The system recognizes when touch and it's like I was using the mouse(one click) but I can't scroll nor double-click. Is there any driver to make it work ...
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Touchpad quit working after update

A couple of days ago I updated elementary OS through the software updater, and after restarting the laptop, the touchpad no longer worked. The mouse would not move from the center of the screen. First,...
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Vodafone Dongle Freya

As a Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS user on a Samsung ATIV-Ultrabook I wanted to try elementary OS Freya as a possible alternative as it already includes the necessary wireless drivers. When using my Vodafone ...
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Some GUI elements missing on MacBook Pro 2015 mid 15" [duplicate]

I've installed Elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya on MacBook Pro2015 mid 15" with rEFInd used. When I get into touchpad setting, some GUI elements are missing: In Touchpad section, there's nothing. HOWEVER ...
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Touchpad not working on Dell 13-7352

I just did a fresh install of Elementary OS on a Dell 13-7352. During installation the trackpad was working, but afterwards it stopped. I have tried this: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-...
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Warning message while copy&paste commands from internet

When I try to copy and paste a command from net I faced this warning in freya. The command is adding a PPA. First I thought, the warning is with that particular web page. But the exact message is ...
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Pantheon misbehaves after boot [closed]

I installed elementary Freya yesterday and I encountered a weird bug after rebooting. I'll try to explain it as best as I can. When I log into my session, the windows do not behave properly : I can'...
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How safe is elementary OS

This question sounds like exact duplicate of https://askubuntu.com/questions/30032/how-safe-is-ubuntu. May or may not, but I would like to know How safe is elementary OS ?
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Freya cannot shutdown. init: wait for state plymouth shutdownlightdm killed by TERM signal

I have installed elementary OS freya and I am experiencing shutdown problem. I cannot shutdown or restart my computer, to do so I have to press power button.I tried: shutdown -h now shutdown -P now ...
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KODI is the only program i can run

I had KODI configured to start automatically while running the beta. I upgraded to the released version (sudo apt-get update, upgrade and then dist-upgrade). It seemed to run successfully and KODI ...
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How to combine the icons of different icon sets into a new one? [duplicate]

I would like combine two icon sets into one new icon set. Meaning I want the wingpanel icons (sound,battery,wifi,etc) and the application toolbar icons (geary,scratch,etc) from the default elementary ...
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Get close, minimize, and maximize in Chrome to appear on the right side in Freya?

I can go into Freya's Tweaks in Settings to have Close, Minimize, and Maximize appear on the top right of each window, but this does NOT seem to work for Google Chrome. The Close 'X' is still ...

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