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How to use maya calendar as to-do application

I am using freya. How to use and configure maya calendar as to-do application.
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Mouse acceleration off (REVISION IT) [closed]

I have mouse with good dpi, at Windows settings I can make sensitivity real slow. But in Ubuntu and Elementary settings when I put the slowest value it is not help, the mouse has fast moving anyway. ...
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SD Card Reader not recognized

I am using elementary OS on Dell latitude 3440, it has an inbuilt SD card reader. Elementary OS does not recognize an SD Card. However the same was working under Windows.
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Unable to install ownCloud-Desktop-Client

I'm starting to work with elementary OS since a while and I like it very much! Thanks guys! I have the last version installed: ...@eOS:~$ uname -a Linux eOS 3.19.0-42-generic #48~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP ...
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nemo desktop icons on elementary os

I have installed nemo file manager and wanted to enable desktop icons. As you can see on the screenshot the desktop is looking like a normal window. So how to fix that? I'm running elementary OS ...
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“Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool” error while installing android studio

I have tried to install Android Studio and my Android Studio setup says this : "Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool". uname -a x86_64
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How to launch Android Studio in elementary OS

I am using freya. I have installed Android Studio. I don't find it in application menu. Every time I have to use studio.sh manually. How can I launch it directly from app menu and from terminal ?
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How good of a support does elementary OS offer for development? [closed]

I have Ubuntu as my OS for active development, I was wondering if elementary OS could replace it. I faced a few problems in using nodejs on elementary OS and was wondering if it'd be a good choice.
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Unable to install Android Studio on elementary OS

I have downloaded Android Studio for Linux and extracted it using GUI. Instructions for install are here The first command: cd Downloads puts my directory to thomasshera@thomasshera-Satellite-...
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Have applications dock close with Windows key

I used the answer on Have application menu open up with only Windows key to open the applications dock with Win key (works perfectly). Is there a way to have it close again using Win key? It just ...
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Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket

When launching Midori, and several other programs from Terminal, I get the following error: WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-uyN7DFK2Jm: ...
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What might cause Alt+Tab to get stuck half-way? [closed]

Here is a video demonstrating the issue: https://youtu.be/FImJp1gqaeg I've mostly observed it in connection to full screen applications/games such as Factorio, Dota 2, etc. Questions What might be ...
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How can I erase everything when installing elementary OS?

I cannot access the desktop on my Windows XP installation. It won't even start on secure mode. I just want to know so I can install a Linux distro.
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Lazarus 1.4 can't install

I am trying to install Lazarus. I tried the one in the software center but it is old and complains about a missing directory. So I downloaded the latest .deb file and tried to install that but it ...
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How can I (re-)download without paying (again)?

While I did / do not mind supporting your efforts, I am not really in favor of paying again if I need to download elementary again, for instance for a clean reinstall, or just to always have the ...
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Does `pantheon-files` support extensions and plugins?

Does pantheon-files support extensions and plugins, like nautilus do. If yes, please mention few extensions or let me know (provide link ) where can I get those list of all extensions. In nautilus ...
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Can I get a menu item for Pastebin in Files?

In nautilus there is nautilus-pastebin. nautilus-pastebin is a Nautilus extension written in Python, which allows users to upload text-only files to a pastebin service just by right-clicking on ...
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How can I edit the “New” sub menu when I right click in Files?

On the right click menu in Files, in "New" option I have custom folders and file items. How can I remove them?
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wifi drops signal, but indicator shows connected

I have an HP Stream 11 Netbook, that I used to run Xubuntu on for about half a year. I decided to switch to freya, but have been having connectivity problems. The WiFi signal will drop out, but the ...
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Cannot see system tray on Elementary OS Freyja 0.3.2 [duplicate]

I am using Slack amongst other software on Elementary. When I hit the 'x' it is supposed to minimize to the tray. When I try to do this, I cannot see any icon in the system tray. But I still get ...
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Does intel update their driver for GNU/Linux?

I saw the release date of the latest HD4600 driver which is on intel's official website is on 2013/8/29, doesn't it mean that they haven't updated it for Linux since 2013/8/29?
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GTK+ Incorrect Window Size

I'm not sure whether to ask this question on this site or on StackOverflow, because although this is programming related, I suspect that the behavior is influenced by the OS. So I have decided to ...
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xrandr and xgamma settings reverted after deleting random files and suspending computer

After following the instructions here: How to adjust display colors in elementary OS I saved xrandr settings by making run it as a startup application. The settings I set for gamma automatically ...
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Black screen on boot after adding something to xorg.conf folder

Black screen after boot after changing adding something to conf folder. I added a xorg.conf.d file called "50-gamma.conf" which contains: display-setup-script=xrandr --output eDP1 -- gamma 1:0.93:1 ...
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Update error (sudo apt-get update)

I am using freya. When I run sudo apt-get update I got the following errors W: Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/dists/freya/partner/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92....
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How can I install Windows (10, probably) alongside my existing elementary OS?

Note that this is not about installing elementary OS (I already have a functional system that I would like to keep). I simply want to install Windows alongside it. My laptop is 64 bit, and UEFI (I ...
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Skype - can't install it on Freya

I am using elementary OS Freya. I was unable to install Skype. I've formatted my laptop and installed Freya (twice), same thing. Can't install Skype, same error: luffy@luffy-Satellite-C850-B797:~$ ...
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Can drag top panel in a touch screen device

I am using Acer ICONIA TAB W500P and my problem is that I can drag the top panel by touching and dragging it. (I used my fingers to drag it) I can't move it with my mouse and I can't reset it unless ...
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How to get right click menu when folder in column view

I am using elementary OS freya. How to get right click menu when the folder is in column view and folder is fully populated and takes all the space. I got right click menu for list view by ...
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How to add desktop shortcuts for installed applications - freya? [duplicate]

I tried to add my custom shortcuts for my installed apps. But I can't found a right tutorial to do this operations. Can anyone suggest me to create a desktop shortcut for my custom apps? I have ...
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How do I make pantheon-files works with newer version of tumbler?

The old version of tumbler is way too old, the version is so old that it doesn't support the hevc or vp9 videos to generate thumbnails, I have successfully installed the newer version of tumbler(0.1....
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Screen tearing Intel HD 5500

My laptop is thinkpad T450s and there is very bad screen tearing when I move windows around or when I watch videos. My CPU is Intel HD 5500 with integrated graphics(core i5). I looked around but I ...
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Problem with installation

I have problem with a installation elementary OS. When I choose a installation of the main first I see a message ACPI PPC Probe failed after this I see that . I tried nomodeset. How can I ...
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Stuck at splash with “Waiting for network configuration”

I just restarted my Elementary OS and it is stuck at splash screen with a text Waiting for network configuration...
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It is too laggy for dragging pictures from web browser to pantheon-files

https://youtu.be/uxr5K9nrCCU Sometimes I need to download some images, it is more convient for me by dragging the images to pantheon-files, but the animation is too slow.
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How to find out what codec is used in a video

How to find what codec was used in a video (Audio/Video) and extra information like in nautilus. The below screenshot is from nautilus. Is there any GUI way to find codec information, without ...
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My sudoers setting is not working

I tried to use visudo to edit the sudoers setting, and I added a line for my account below the root, here is how I do it username ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:/usr/bin/apt-get update,/usr/bin/apt-get dist-...
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Deleted wallpapers still showing up in “Desktop”

I deleted some pictures that I set as wallpaper but they're still showing up in my Desktop(Applications->System Setting->Desktop). I tried looking for them to see where they are stored. I have checked:...
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Is it possible to watch videos on YouTube in 1080p or higher resolution for midori browser?

The highest resolution which can be chosen on YouTube for midori browser is 720p, is there any way to watch them in 1080p or higher resolution?
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Audio stuttering

Any audio played through Elementary is stuttering. It is universal, it stutters through Youtube, VLC etc and whether headphones are plugged in or not. It will stutter for about a second and then ...
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Why does the elementary OS download URL seem to contain a unique tracking code?

Just noticed this today whilst trying to download Freya. http://sgp1.dl.elementary.io/download/QTT3MWI6NFUy3N==/elementaryos-0.3.2-stable-amd64.20151209.iso (Note: I have changed the actual code)
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AMD R9 200X drivers

I have attempted to install AMD drivers 2 different ways Both options via software & updates Each time on reboot I'm faced with the splash screen e logo hanging Running latest freya Hardware: ...
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How to connect to elementary OS using rdp client (remmina)?

I am going to rebuild my box at work. I want to use elementary. I currently am using Ubuntu LTS and I know that it is a PITA to configure for that (need to use a different desktop). Is it possible to ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for not only Firefox but all applications?

For example: DeaDBeeF music player From this: To this:(edited by GIMP)
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Touchscreen/Digitizer support

I am rather new to linux. Does elementary OS provide support for touchscreens and (wacom) digitizers? I am using a thinkpad tablet 10 and am working a lot with the pen. Thank you for your help, ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for Firefox?

It can be done in Fedora with the Gnome 3 theme: http://fedoramagazine.org/make-firefox-look-native-fedora/ It should be like this: but it looks like this:
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How to keep password protection to individual files/folders

I am using elementary OS freya. How can I encrypt (or) keep password protection to individual files/folders. The following are my requirements and what I have tried so far: The solution should be ...
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How to use Gtk.Popover() in Vala?

I can't bind Gtk.Popover() to button.
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Gala consuming a ton of memory with Nvidia Optimus

Gala is using 9.5 GB of memory. This is after running for about 2 days. There is obviously some kind of memory leak. Is this known and is there any work being done on it?
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Turn off keyboard backlight automatically

I use elementary OS Freya on a macbook pro 5,3. Can keyboard backlight be turned off after some time of inactivity ?

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