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Can't login Fx5200

Well, I have a problem when try to login into my session of Elementary OS and have connected the video card Nvidia Fx5200, but I need the video card because if I disconnect the video card, the OS run ...
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error: unknown filesystem

I was happily watching a TV show episode and 5 minutes later I am with a fried computer. I am going step by step with what just happened: I was using VLC when suddently the video stopped working and ...
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How do you change the alert sound?

I would like to change the alert noise from the default dripping noise that you hear when, for instance, you try to alt-tab with only one application open. I didn't find it in the sound settings so ...
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Can you install Compiz on elementary OS?

Is there a simple, non-system-breaking way to install Compiz on elementary OS? I replaced Pantheon with the gnome-terminal so a lot of the tutorials I found don't appear to apply. When I installed ...
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After repair grub error to boot SO

Good day, I tried to boot the elementary OS after repair grub (How can I fix a secure boot failing to grub when I installed 0.3.1?), but he has returned me the error attached in the picture and I can ...
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How to install Jupyter(IPython) dependencies on elementary OS Freya

Hi all and thanks for helping me out here! I want to try Jupyter Notebook (IPython) on my elementary OS Freya installation, but to compile some Jupyter dependencies I also need python3-dev which I am ...
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How to change the default hotkey for indicator-synapse?

I have the default key combination of Super + Alt + Space to activate the indicator-synapse. How can I change it to Super + Space?
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Netflix videos run very hot

I have a ASUS ux305f. I downloaded the Netflix app from Ubuntu. It works fine except that my laptop gets very hot. Netflix using Windows 10 runs cool. Are there adjustments I can make to Linux to ...
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alt-tab hides apps on other monitor [closed]

I'm trying to use elementary on my multi-monitor setup and I have this annoying issue with switching apps Is there any way to keep apps visible on the other monitor and switch apps only on the active ...
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How to install Ruby 2.2.3 on elementary OS (Freya)?

As far as I am concerned sudo apt-get install ruby-full only installs Ruby 1.9.3, which is an old stable release. How can I install the latest, stable Ruby release (v. 2.2.3) on elementary OS (Freya)?...
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Will the new indicators be released for freya?

Will the new indicators contained in the staging ppa (and shown on G+) make it in freya? Or will we have to wait for the next release? I'm not interested in testing it, I want to know if it'll be ...
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How do I search files with pantheon-files [duplicate]

I'm a newbie with Elementary. How do I do a file search with Files? (I don't see a search box like in other file managers). Thanks.
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Google Chrome appears twice in slingshot

I recently updated Google Chrome and also encountered this problem. After doing a reboot I noticed that Google Chrome now appears twice searching for it in slingshot Edit: Attaching a screenshot
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I can't login , return to login screen (it isn't Xauthority)

I spend all day trying to fix the problem but it was impossible. I updated my OS from update manager. I ran a game on steam and the pc has got freeze and then, I rebooted whit button. When I try to ...
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Delete suspends RedShift

To save my eyes I have RedShift installed but everytime I delete something it momentarily switches off and back on again. Is this something I can sort out at this end? Thanks for any help, Duncan ...
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Is there some plugin or app to add hotkeys to noise music player? [duplicate]

My laptop doesn't have multimedia keyboard so I want to know if there's some way to have hotkeys for next, previous song in noise music player? I'm using elementary freya.
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Adding support for the “hevc” format to VLC without using ppa

I know that I can add support with this code: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:strukturag/libde265 && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-libde265 But I do try to avoid ...
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Is it possible to remove Steam from Plank while running?

is there a way to remove steam from dock but leave it minimized system tray? Found a topic on it however he didnt explain how he did it https://elementaryforums.com/index.php?threads/steam-x-button-...
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How can I theme Firefox to suit elementary?

I undertand Midori is the default browser but have installed Firefox and would like to make it look nice. The theme most people seem to use is unavailable for Firefox 41. Any ideas on other good ...
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Just installed elementary OS. How to get MySQl and C++ to work?

I'm planning on coding using the distro. Which packages should i install?
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Reinstallation of Freya

So I was a bit skeptical about elementary OS, but after 2 weeks I am converted. I came from Slackware back in the days, onto Ubuntu and now elementary OS. Thanks to the team. So in the two weeks I ...
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Alternative for org-mode elementary OS-style

When I still was using openSUSE, I used org-mode in emacs as my note-taking program. There is an annoying bug in Ubuntu that makes it impossible to open Emacs without being root and I also didn't ...
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How to create a custom .desktop-file

everyone. I use zotero for my studies and downloaded a tar.gz-file from their website. When I extract it, it has an executable shell script that launches the programme. I wanted to be able to start ...
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elementary OS Freya interface is broken after upgrade

Today I updated my system with sudo apt-get upgrade After a restart wingpanel is displayed not correctly, it is missing transparency and I can drag it around. Slingshot now has a black border. Guest ...
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Invisible area (size and position of notifications) prevents interaction with any windows/menus [closed]

After some time it occurs that i have a non-interact able area on my elementary OS Freya desktop. The problem is demonstrated in a short video with indicating mouse clicks: https://www.youtube.com/...
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Desktop Windows Issue [duplicate]

Hello I have a problem. After I install Elementary OS Freya, I see something unusual like this picture. I cant close that window, It's really annoying
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How do I recover my pantheon session? Its not shown in the login?

I accidentally uninstalled gala from another wm (i3wm) in my freya. What are the .desktop and session files contents to recover the pantheon session??
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How can I change the language of the LibreOffice's interface to Spanish?

I had recently installed LibreOffice 5 by executing these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5-0 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't access internet but can ping

I have just installed Elementary OS on my laptop, and everything including the WiFi is working. I can do ping google.com and it also works (shows correct IP). However, when I try to actually go to ...
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Freya freezing in Parallels 11

I'm running Parallels 11 with Freya and at least once every day or two my Freya VM will just freeze. The screen is non-responsive and programs I have running in the background are not responding over ...
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How can I remove and disable swap space?

on boot I get a message that is really annoying saying that my drive used for swap space is not ready yet or something around those lines. How can I disable and remove my swap space? I have 12gb of ...
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Chrome / Chromium issue on elementary OS freya

I'm having an issue with chrome and chromium on my Freya, and not a little one : It frequently crash the whole system. I dont really now why and how to get details about that, so I'll try to be as ...
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elementary OS “freezes” on screen lock

I just installed elementary OS on a iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011), with AMD Radeon HD 6770M. It generally works well, except one thing: When I lock the screen super + L, or leave the screen and then come ...
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Unresponsive desktop after login because of maya

Just had a problem after rebooting my computer this morning; after the successful login I saw the wallpaper appearing, then wingpanel appeared and 5 seconds later it froze; plank did not appear and ...
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USB Ports Not Working

For about a month now, I have been unable to use any USB devices of any kind. When I plug in one of my flash drives, which has an LED indicator, the indicator does not light up, meaning that there is ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed while trying to install Freya

I'm trying to install Freya alongside Windows 10 on my new PC. It's an Alienware X51 R3 (i7-6700K, GTX 960). I've been using and installing elementary OS in different machines for a couple of years, ...
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Is there an epub reader that integrates well with elementary OS?

Looking for an e-reader app that integrates well with the elementary gtk+ theme, as other native apps do. Preferably with a nightmode feature also, and support for common formats. Thanks!
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How to fix huge mouser cursor after installing NVIDIA drivers? [closed]

After installing NVIDIA drivers mouse cursor is changing it's size depends on object under cursor. And it is huge (looks like about 3 times bigger than normal).
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Adding an executable to Plank

Using Elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya 64-bit. I use an app called Isoplex. It's run directly from an executable which I have stored in the Downloads directory. Runs just fine by double clicking on the ...
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Requires installation of untrusted packages in elementary OS

I am using latest elementary OS. I have some updates in my laptop but when i hit update button it says Requires installation of untrusted packages. How can I solve?
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How can I remove elementary-tweaks?

I installed Tweaks from here, by method described in the README.md. curl -sL http://i-hate-farms.github.io/spores/install | sudo bash - sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks Now I want to delete ...
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Games in steam too slow [closed]

a few months ago I installed some stuff in my elementary OS. I don't remember exactly what I did (I have tried to reverse the things), but it fumbled Steam. Now the Steam is too slow (I think that is ...
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Unable to play music in elementary OS default music player

I'm unable to play music in the default music player. Every time I need to import files it shows a red dash as shown in screenshot. EDIT: I already have ubuntu-restricted-extras installed.
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Certain web content being blocked

For a few months now I've been having this issue where sometimes content from websites are blocked. A few examples are scripts being blocked so I'm unable to log in to certain websites, on Android ...
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connected my QY7 headsets to elementary OS freya

You can see in the picture that my QY7 headsets were recognized as a keyboard and the sound menu doesn't show any other sound output
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Tried to Dualboot W10/Elementary. Greeted by a Grub command screen. What do I do? [duplicate]

I installed Elementary on my laptop. When I boot the computer, I just get a GRUB screen. What am I supposed to do? This isn't part of the tutorial I was following... Pic: http://imgur.com/Za6IXPJ ...
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Can't print to HP Officejet 5740 using elementary OS Freya

I installed hplip, and then attempted to set up my printer using a variety of methods including the built-in printer app, the HP device manager, the system-config-printer command, and the CUPS web ...
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How can I compile Midori with WebKit2?

How can I compile Midori (with granite) to use WebKit2 instead of WebKit?
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How to create a persistent USB with elementary OS?

I simply can't create a persistent USB thumb of elementary OS (last version download from the site) using usb-creator from the repos. Is there something wrong with that package? Or it simply does not ...
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In which programming language elementary OS terminal is written?

I just saw a similar question in https://askubuntu.com/ and got a doubt that in which programming language elementary OS terminal is written?

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