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Wifi and Ethernet Disabled after last Freya update [duplicate]

I updated my Elementary OS like always with the update manager. After reboot no internet anymore. No Wifi and no ethernet worked. I run sudo lshw -C network *-network DEAKTIVIERT ...
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Warning: Three libnl* v.3.2.21-1ubuntu1, update from January 29th broke my network manager [duplicate]

I've updated my PC last night (January 29th) with only 3 updates available, libnl-3-200, libnl-genl-3-200 and libnl-route-3-200, all version 3.2.21-1ubuntu1, and after reboot my network manager was ...
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How to select bluetooth dongle over internal bluetooth card

On my machine, I have two bluetooth adapters. One inside (connected to the wifi) that has terrible range, and a bluetooth dongle (usb) that has excellent range. On elementary OS, it automatically ...
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Is there an address book for Geary

I would like to import my contacts from my android phone address book. I have a VCF file with multiple contacts along with their photos. Is there an address book that is part of or can be integrated ...
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how to enable web-cam to record video?

How to enable web-cam to record video.? I like the inbuilt camera app want capture video with it. is there any solution ?
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error: Package `libcanberra' not found in specified Vala API directories

When I try to compile a project with pkg libcanberra using command [valac --pkg libcanberra *.vala ], I am getting below error, error: Package `libcanberra' not found in specified Vala API ...
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How can I shorten my command line (bash/oh-my-zsh) prompt?

I have installed oh-my-zsh this morning and now command line is too long, it looks something like this: my-username@my-pc-name ~/Desktop/ I would like to change "my-username@my-pcname ~" part just ...
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Why can't I enable the various upstream repositories? [closed]

I just did a fresh install of elementary OS Freya. In Software & Updates, all these boxes are unchecked: Important security updates (trusty-security) Recommended updates (trusty-updates) Pre-...
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How to run Package Manager

I got an error message that said please run Package Manager from right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. I don't know what right-click menu this refers to. When I run apt-get ...
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Black screen, when installing NVIDIA drivers (GTX970)

I tried to switch from Windows to Linux (elementary OS) but everytime I ended in a black screen. The following steps i tried: Set "Nomodeset" before the installation starts (+ replaced "quiet spash" ...
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How to get application menus in elementary OS?

I just downloaded elementary OS and did a fresh install and noticed that apps have no menus (File, View, Edit, etc.). So I searched on Google and found something to add a "Global Menu" similar to OS ...
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How to change Super + L screen lock command? [duplicate]

When you press Super + L, it locks the screen. This shortcut is not available in the keyboard settings to change, for some reason. I'd love to change the command dm-tool -lock command that it executes ...
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How can I Adjust UTC/Local Time Zone

Because Windows uses local time as their base, I need to set elementary OS to also run in local time or it screws up my Windows 10 time setting and updates. How can I get elementary OS to run on local ...
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New to elementary, can't find system monitor [duplicate]

I just installed elementary Freya 0.3.2 and I can't find my system monitor. I spent several hours updating the OS after installation, but I want to see if my swap partition is configured to this ...
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elementary OS 0.3.2 won't boot (No volume groups found)

After installing via USB stick with everything default but using encrypted disk I rebooted, and the following happens: Dell logo shows up, as usual GRUB screen elementary OS logo stuck for several ...
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Pantheon-files create a folder or file on network share (bug)

(Sorry for my english, i am french) Hello, When creating a new folder or a new file in a Samba network share or WebDAV, the folder or file is created with the name "new folder" (nouveau dossier in ...
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Installation to USB put grub on my hard disk and changed boot parameters

I tried posting something akin to this on SuperUser but I think it's too specific to elementary OS to be helpful. I did the following: Inserted USB into my drive Inserted cd with burned iso Booted ...
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WiFi connection dropping

I have just installed Freya. On the fresh boot it always finds my WiFi and connects to it. But, after some time it drops. Then, it never connects to the connection again until restarting the laptop. I ...
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Icon for .desktop file not showing

I created a .desktop file to launch Chrome in a specific profile. Here is the code: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Chrome School Comment=Open Chrome in my school account Exec=google-chrome --...
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Wireless issues Freya vs (Ubuntu & Windows) [closed]

I have a 5Ghz wifi network with an SSID of 'spark1_5', but my desktop with ElementaryOS Freya (Kernel 3.19) does not see it. spark1_5 is on channel 132 of the 5Ghz spectrum. Upon running iwlist wlan0 ...
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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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