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Mouse Cursor Size

How can i make the size of the mouse cursor bigger in Freya .3.1 ?? Any help would be appreciated. Just beyond a total noob. I do know that in Linux Mint Cinnamon this is easily doable but I dont like ...
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elementary OS Freya Wingpanel is flickering/blinking when window is in fullscreen

I have searched a long time but couldn't find a bug or a problem like mine. So when I start elementary OS and I open any program and make the window fullscreen my wingpanel goes crazy. It starts to ...
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How to open Gtkinspector on Freya?

I can't see debug under org->gtk->settings or I have to install to get that?
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How to disable desktop composition while gaming in fullscreen?

I'm using elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 and would like to disable compositing while gaming. I'm playing CSGO (Linux port, not Windows version using Wine) and unlike on my Windows 10, it's lagging a lot. I ...
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Chrome apps as default applications

Can you make a chrome application default to open files in pantheon? I would like to set .txt files to open a application called "text" which is a chrome application.
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Slack icon on wingpanel [duplicate]

I've installed the official slack app (https://slack.com/downloads) but when I closed (not quitting the app) there's no icon on wingpanel.. Is there some way to have it?
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Which NVIDIA driver am I supposed to switch to?

Am I supposed to switch to nvidia-346 or nvidia-346-updates? The Additional Drivers application tells me that nvidia-346 has been tested, but some people tell me to use the updates one. Which one ...
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UI elements are not displayed

I am experiencing a weird bug: Some UI elements in setting dialogues (e.g. Scratch, Bluetooth, Startup Applications, Date & Time) are not visible when the respective window opens. As soon as I ...
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Switch board option keyboard core dumped (Segment fault) with normal user [duplicate]

When i try to open keyboard through terminal ~$ switchboard keyboard [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 00:45:42.319800] Application.vala:155: System Settings version: 2.0 [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 00:45:42.319880] Application....
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Overheating Issue on MacbookAir 6,2

Its a horrible experience to use Freya on MacbookAir 6,2. I have tried many methods such as tlp, powersave, thermald and pstate enabling to minimize the heating issue. I finally found a better method: ...
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How to solve “package is in a very bad inconsistent state”

While installing ibus-unikey I got this error sudo apt-get install ibus-unikey Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW ...
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Clickable mouse location shifts [closed]

I'm being plagued by an issue in Freya whereby the clickable zone associated with an item moves up and left. By this I mean, for example, in Chromium the tabs have crosses to click in order to close ...
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Browser sometime can't open after reset

Trying to open a browser, I get (midori4:1990): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of/home/mr2uang/.config/ibus/bus is not root! Or I have this from Google Chrome error while loading shared libraries: ...
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I have a problem with Apache2 web server [closed]

I had setup lamp-server^ for local development environment, then just a few minutes ago it cannot find server any more. I wanted to purge it to install XAMPP but am getting another error, how can I ...
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Workspaces seem to only apply to the primary display. Is this a feature or a bug?

I apologize for the wider screenshots than normal, but since this is a dual monitor question/problem, it's necessary... Recently my computer has decided that when I switch workspaces, anything on my ...
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How do I reinstall elementary OS and leave other operating systems undisturbed? [duplicate]

I would like to reinstall elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya on my laptop. My system is currently in a dual boot with Linux Mint. How can I reinstall elementary OS and leave Linux Mint undisturbed? I also don'...
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I am unable to login “infinite login loop”

I've tried just about everything I've found suggested. Every time I put in my password, it looks like it is logging in, but then it cycles back to the password entry page. Anyone have this issue as ...
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Is there a metacity theme more like elementary's gtk+3 theme for better app integration?

Is there a metacity theme more like elementary's gtk+3 theme for better app integration? I find that the header bar of non-gtk+3/native apps is rather flat. Semantically, it makes these apps look ...
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Edit shutdown menu? Add custom entry?

Hey! I have a Dual-Boot System and I want to add a new button to my shutdown menu. If I press Windows 10 it should run these commands: sudo efibootmgr -n 000E sudo reboot Or is there a better way to ...
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Install elementary OS alongside Windows - Got problems

I installed elementary OS Freya alongside Windows on an Asus Laptop. Installation goes well, but when I reboot to finally use elementary OS, I get only a black screen, grub> console. Previously I ...
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install elementary os freya grub-pc [duplicate]

I tried installing elementary os freya on my dell laptop, at the end of installation, I get "grub-pc failed to install on target..." As a remark, I installed ubuntu gnome 14.10 without getting any ...
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How can I repair permissions for the system backgrounds folder?

I tried changing the background wallpaper in greeter following the top answer from this question: How do I change login background in elementary OS Freya or Loki? I first changed the pantheon-greeter....
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Some plugs are failing to open in Switchboard

As you can see i have two diffrent gnome control centers. The left is default , open from application. The right was opened by Ternimal gnome-control-center. The left can't open Keyboard The right ...
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Freya crashes when gaming

Freya has it's quirks but for the most parts very pretty and works quite well. Recently however, I've decided to download some games to play on my desktop, and it has this peculiar behaviour. For the ...
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Error in grub [ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For [duplicate]

after installing Elementary OS , reboot my laptop ( To start running the operating system supposedly) and I get a black screen with this message: [ Minimal BASH -like line editing is supported. for ...
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What are hidden settings/features available in elementary OS freya [closed]

After reading a post here by Daniel Foré, I am just curious to know the hidden settings/features in elementary OS (freya) ? Is there any documentation available for these hidden features in freya?
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Wired connection not working after update. Ethernet not listed in ifconfig

I upgraded elementary OS to 0.3 and the wired connection is not working anymore. When I first installed elementary OS, I had to follow these steps. But I noticed that the ethernet is not even listed ...
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Elementary Tweaks - How can I Toggle “Prefer Dark Theme” via Terminal?

I just installed the elementary-tweaks package on Freya, and was wondering if there was a way to control the Prefer Dark Theme option programmatically with a script, or directly via the terminal. I am ...
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Software center does not open after update

I had installed beta version of Freya alongside windows 7 about a year ago. I didn't use or update Freya after a month of use. But today I updated it by apt-get update && apt-get upgrade and ...
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Cannot Shutdown or Reboot elementary OS

I cannot shutdown my elementary OS in my ASUS G56JR Notebook. I am trying other solutions I have found here in StackExchange but no changes, I am using actual version LTS of elementary OS Freya.
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How to add icon Keyboard layout to System Tray

I have two languages are Vietnamese and English. My Shortcut is Alt+Space for change language layout. How can i add icon which language i'm using to System Tray?
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Can't open google-chrome stable newest

mr2uang@mr2uang-MS-7798:~$ google-chrome Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" [7832:7832:1025/191444:ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(223)] GTK theme error: Unable to locate ...
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Copying status panel icon for diodon

I've installed the clipboard manager diodon, a status panel applet I've used before with Ubuntu that works very well. The only annoyance is that in elementary it doesn't use a monochrome icon, but ...
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Screenshot utility does not work [closed]

When im trying to make a screenshot with the standard screenshot utility on elementary OS (Version: 0.2.1 "Luna" ( 32-bit )) the window flashes and the picture saved is just my desktop background (or ...
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Can't execute shell scripts

I'm running elementary OS Freya on a HP Notebook. I downloaded the game "Faster than Light" and the launcher is a shellscript. Even with the +x permssion I get "permission denied" messages. I don't ...
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Slingshot doesn't find sub items [closed]

Coming from Gnome3, I'm used to being able to open the keyboard settings tool (gnome-control-center keyboard) by pressing the "Super" (on PC: the Windows key) key and typing "keyboard". The keyboard ...
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no audio help please

I recently installed elementary OS on a toshiba chromebook 2 using this guide: https://github.com/brendenyule/NativeToshibaCB2Guide/wiki Everything works great except for the sound. I hear nothing. I ...
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Noise won't import my music from my NTFS partition!

The message says: "Unable to import 2002 items from /home/santiago/Music Music was unable to import 2002 items. The files may be damaged." It imports some files but the rest it doesn't, the files are ...
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How do you have Ctrl + Alt + T duplicate a terminal tab in Freya?

I was able to do this just fine in the previous version of elementary OS. But I've been unable to find a method to do it in Freya. I want CTRL+ALT+Tto duplicate a tab in Freya with the same directory....
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elementary OS Freya: Complete freeze including ctrl+f1/f2/f3/f4 etc [closed]

Fresh install of elementary OS, if using mouse keyboard to interact no issues. But when I move away from computer so, no interaction is happening, freya freezes and freezes in the sense that it doesn'...
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How can I customise plank?

The Desktop plug in settings only lets you choose between two icon sizes and the hide behavior. I would like to be able to change the settings with more control than that. Is there a simple way to do ...
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Latest update doesn't boot on my computer

So I updated my computer last night, and restarted it and was stuck on a black screen. After waiting about 15 minutes and restarting my computer a couple of times, I finally unplugged it, hoping to ...
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Repair the elementary OS Login

I try to install global menu on my elementary OS from this tutorial This tutorial from Reddit and due to unmet dependencies I run: INSTALL: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:varlesh-l/test sudo apt-get ...
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Infinite log in loop

I guess my elementary OS system is crash. =( After boot up, log in page background is blank. After key in password, it is a infinite loop of log in page, unable to log into desktop. Any help please? ...
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Booting straight into elementary (no GRUB shown) - expected or not?

I recently reinstalled elementary OS and dedicated to it my entire hard drive (well, actually I left some unallocated space in case I want to test some other Linux-based operating system in the future)...
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How to change default webcam in the camera app?

i have attached a generic external webcam to my laptop running elementary os freya but i can't see to find a way to change which webcam it uses, it always displays the builtin webcam. Thanks.
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Grub command line after installing 0.3.1 Freya [duplicate]

I know this has been answered before since I've spent the last few hours attempting to get it to work: How can I fix a secure boot failing to grub when I installed 0.3.1? However, after trying this ...
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sleep mode not working when is plugged in [closed]

I've set the configs to go to sleep after 30 minutes of inactivity when the laptop is plugged in but there's just a notify that indicates the laptop will go to sleep because of inactivity soon but it ...
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How to customize system settings window

I am using elementary OS freya. How to customize (add or remove) applications in system settings window. For example, Removing sound icon under hardware section in system settings. Adding an ...
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How to reset elementary OS settings to default without reinstalling?

I am using elementary OS Freya. How to reset elementary OS settings to default without reinstalling, and without using Timeshift? There is no option like Restore Default Settings under about:

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