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Access Flash Player global settings (Firefox)

I am trying to access the Flash player global setting however when I right click it instantly closes the options and opens a new tab then goes to the Flash Player help site. On Ubuntu this issue can ...
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Can't open minimized windows [closed]

When I minimize application and than I want to unminimize, I can't. I click on the app on plank, the app is activated but it's not showing. Video expample: https://vid.me/GwnW How to fix this ...
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How to change the root system language?

When I first installed elementary, I had the Intel HD5500 glitch and accidentally made my root language Danish. While I managed to change my user language to English, I can't seem to figure out how to ...
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System tray icons for Java and nodewebkit applications [duplicate]

System tray icons do not appear in Wingpanel for either nodewebkit applications that use the built in NW.js trayicon library, or Java applications that use java.awt.SystemTray. In Java, SystemTray....
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How to get Audience working?

So the default video player audience I am confused about! How can I get it to be useful? Out of the box it isn't able to play public videos or even my go pro videos! If I download VLC that seems to ...
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Using Airplay with Noise

Is there any way to connect my Airplay system to Noise? I know that I can make it work with XMMS2 through a plugin. I have an AirPort Express which run perfectly with OSX 10.10 and Windows 10.
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Looking for a tag-based file manager

As most of users, I organize my files in folders using a standard file manager (Pantheon Files in elementary OS). However, I would like to also have another, quicker way to retrieve the files I need ...
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Changing the time zone in Maya with caldav

I'm using Maya to synchronize my calendar (with calDav). When I synchronize the same calendar on my Android app, I get all events displayed at the right time. But when I do it in Maya, I get the ...
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Login to administrator gui fails

I have an administrator account and user account. My user account GUI works fine, but when I login to my administrator account the password is accepted and the screen goes to black as if it's logging ...
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Cannot shut down or restart Freya [closed]

I have tried shutting down and restarting from the desktop icon. Each time, the computer hangs at a blank screen and never shuts down. The fan starts whirring. Then, I tried shutting down from the ...
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Brightness keys repeat many times after released

I've ran into this issue where the brightness control on my laptop will "repeat" for a second or so, even when tapped lightly. The shortcuts are Fn+Home and Fn+End on this LG Z1 Pro Express Dual. ...
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No boot device after install on HP ProBook 4540s [duplicate]

I just finished installing Freya on my HP ProBook 4540s laptop. After successful install, it prompted to remove the install USB and restart. So I did. After restarting, I get a No bootable image found,...
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Add custom keymap, system preferences

I have a custom keymap, http://tlundqvist.org/sv_dvorak/drivers/se_sv_dvorak_new.xorg that I want to be able to select via system preferences. I have copied the keymap to the other keymap files, ...
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Internet dropping after 5-10 minutes

I have a stable wi-fi connection at my house. After 5-10 minutes, I can no longer stay connected to the internet. The dock will show that I"m online and connected to the wifi, but nothing loads. I've ...
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Overheat , fan undetected [closed]

My fans don't work on my laptop clevo N150SD and when I make sensors I get this I already do sensors-detect. Any idea how i can get work my fans ?
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Printer Canon d440 is not working

I'm trying to print with my printer Canon pc-d440. I plug in it into the computer and it install the driver without problem. However when i try to print something, nothing happend. The status of ...
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Cannot install due to screen size

Is there a way to acces terminal in the installer so I can change the desktop interface. The screensize is too big and I can not acces the menu's or buttons.
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Magic mouse connection issues

I have a magic mouse that came with my iMac and I've been having issues with it on elementary OS. The greatest problem is that it disconnects way too often. My mouse also moves way too fast, even at ...
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Universal Access Zoom In/Out [closed]

I have been trying for hours to get the Universal Access Zoom In/Out feature to work. I have used several different key combinations but it just wouldn't work. I got the zoom in to work with ⌘+F1; ...
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Problem with graphics

I'm using a Dell Latitude E6430, which is connected to a docking station. I have connected 2 monitors to the docking station and have a problem. When I I install elementary OS, one monitor (connected ...
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MacBook's webcam is not working

The webcam is simply not recognized by the OS. The Camera app doesn't recognize it, Skype won't find it etc. I am using a MacBook Pro 2,2 (it's old) and the Software Center won't find any driver. ...
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How do I try a Live System/Live CD before installing?

Is it possibly to run it directly from a CD, without installing it completely. I really want to give it a try before installing it definitely.
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How to change the first day of week on wingpanel calendar?

I'd like to change the first day of week on the little calendar that shows up at the wingpanel. At the current state it shows Sunday as the first day of the week, but I'd like it to be Monday. How can ...
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Login screen incomplete [closed]

I just played around with Numix Theme and rebooted my machine. Now the login screen is incomplete. Is that a known problem? Is there a way to reinstall the login screen? Terminal History: 1 ...
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How can I share my home folder between an elementary OS laptop and Windows 10 desktop?

I have a laptop with elementary OS Freya. I also have a desktop PC with Windows 10. My desktop PC is situated at my workplace, and sometimes I need to continue work after office closing time on my ...
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Get an error on running sopcast or dropbox related to patheon-filechooser-module

I get an error when I try to open dropbox or sopcast-player: Starting Dropbox...Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-...
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elementary OS won't boot after install [duplicate]

Just tried twice installing elementary OS via a usb stick. After install it restarts but gets back to the install prompt ie it still boots from the stick. I reboot and go to the BIOS to revert back ...
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Switching to nvidia driver 346.82 makes my 2nd monitor to not work

I've tried everything, checked displays section, checked nvidia driver panel and can't fix it. If I switch to xorg driver it detects both monitors and works well. Output of xrandr Screen 0: ...
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How to prevent laptop from not restarting properly on resume from suspend?

I am using a ThinkPad X230 with an integrated Intel graphics card which should usually be well-supported by Linux and elementary OS. Nevertheless, I am running into the issue that occasionally the ...
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Black screen after switching from NVIDIA to AMD videocard

I recently switched to a new videocard, but now I'm getting a black screen whenever I boot to elementary OS. I do see a splash screen before it goes black. How can this be resolved? Any help with ...
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Dual boot Windows 10 and elementary OS using Windows' boot manager

I want to install elementary OS, but I want to use the Windows boot manager to select which OS I want to boot into. Could you tell me the steps needed to make this possible? Thanks
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Buttons are missing in the file chooser dialog. What should I do?

The action area buttons have gone missing from my file chooser dialog. I am unable to take action or close the dialog. How can I get the buttons back?
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“Not enough free disk space” dialog showed on Software Updater

Whenever I try to update the software using Software Updater, I get this dialog: which prevents me from getting the upgrade - and going through apt-get upgrade results in partially upgraded sotware. ...
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What is wrong with my Mac?

I have a MacBook 2008 that used to run OS X beautifully. But then it stopped working correctly, it wouldn't always boot. When it does it is always super slow, or you get the rainbow wheel of death for ...
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USB Headphones not working

I recently just installed freya..and my logitech USB headphones seem to not work. I saw other people suggest unmuting them in alsamixer, I did that, but that did not fix anything. My speakers work ...
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Suspend not resuming

My PC has dual boot Mint (Debian used for several years) and Elementary. Elementary suspends fine, but unlike Mint, on resume the HD spins up but screen remains blank. I have to use the Power button ...
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Mouse wheel button not shown in CP, and non-standard behaviour if Firefox

Hi there Freya does not work but using Linux Mint my mouse wheel is available in the CP. When using FF I press and hold, and expect it to scroll page up/down according to mouse movement when held down....
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Can I manage my contacts from inside Geary?

Does Geary come with any contact management? I'd like to create and maintain mailing lists and contacts. Does this feature exist somewhere in Geary?
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Software Updater doesn't work: “Failed to download repository information (check your internet connection)”

I've been hating using Windows for quite a while and I'm trying Freya as a possible substitute. However, I can't do updates to the system. I get a window with the warning written in the title of ...
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How to automatically re-enable the touchpad after resume from suspend?

Occasionally my touchpad is disabled on resume from suspend. I then manually run the following command to re-enable my touchpad: /usr/bin/synclient TouchpadOff=0 Is it possible to automate this ...
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Replacing Geary with Thunderbird

How can I replace Geary when trying to send files directly via mail with Thunderbird? I already set Thunderbird as the mail application in the system settings, but I still have to open a new mail ...
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Problems installing Freya on Mac through USB drive

Mac user here. I have two laptops, a late 2010 MacBook Air (Intel Core 2 duo) and a late 2011 MacBook Pro 17" (Intel i7). Having read about elementaryOS Freya, I thought I'd like to try installing it ...
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Sometimes I have sound, sometimes no sound, why?

I left Linux Mint to try elementary OS since I was having problems with sound not working. Unfortunately, it appears to be a universal Ubuntu problem. Sometimes when I boot into elementary OS, there ...
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Usage of elementary OS on USB (persistent)

I would like to keep elementary OS on a USB 3.0 drive, to use a private OS on a business laptop . I'll use the OS for office apps (probably Libre), FreeCad and some IDEs including subversion clients. ...
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Software Update is offering 14.10

Is this safe to do? I like to make sure my software is complete, but do not want to ruin the beautiful setup of elementary OS.
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Why does my elementary OS Freya show an Ubuntu logo?

I've only had Freya on my computer for 3 days. I'm guessing it's something to do with the Ubuntu updates which changed my logo. So far nothing more than this logo has changed, Grub still calls it ...
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How to block USB storage? [closed]

How to block or prevent USB storage mount automatically? i have tried using this code, but doesn't work. I have tried using this code, but it doesn't work. sudo echo "blacklist usb-storage" >> ...
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Deleted (seemingly essential) startup application

I accidentally deleted a startup application in Luna which leaves me with a blank desktop without Plank or Slingshot at startup... It must have been from the top of the list which is in alphabetical ...
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Compatibility Belkin N1 Wireless Express card (F5D8071)

It seems that my Belkin N1 Wireless Express card (F5D8071) is not compatible with Elementary OS. For Ubuntu there seems to be an experimental driver: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/...
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Bind mouse buttons to switch between windows

I just bought a new mouse with more buttons than my old one. While they work fine and I can navigate back and forth with the thumb buttons, I would like to know if I can somehow change thumb buttons ...

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