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How can I hide the advertisement blocker button in Midori's headerbar?

I'm currently using Midori with headerbar support from the elementary OS Daily PPA. Is there any way to hide the advertisement blocker button next to the menu button in the headerbar, without ...
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apt-get hanging 100% waiting default repos

Apt-get update is hanging at 100%, I've restored my sources.list file to default, yet the problem persists. It's not really a huge issue since it appears to have completed, but it's just cosmetically ...
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Can I make a dialog appear to ask what to do when I insert a DVD? [closed]

In Ubuntu, I have the option - in Settings/Details - to configure what applications and actions to use/do when a DVD is inserted. Although libdvdread4 is installed in my client's Freya OS, I couldn't ...
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How can I get my USB WiFi Adapter working for my installation?

I am trying to install elementary OS Freya to my desktop PC at home. I have a Netgear WNDA3100v3 USB WiFi adapter that does not appear to be PNP with Freya. The apartment I live in does not have any ...
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How do I get 5.1 surround sound via HDMI to work?

I’m on Freya with all the latest updates. I’d like to use 5.1 surround sound output via HDMI, but the sound settings only offer me stereo output via HDMI. I tested Xubuntu 15.04 (Vivid), booted from a ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to move across workspaces?

The key binding for moving an application to the workspace to the left or right does not appear to work. Shift + Super + Left / Right is listed as the appropriate binding in my settings -> keyboard -> ...
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How can I install indicator-session without pulling in extra packages?

I removed indicator-session by accident. Now, when I try to install it again through apt-get I get this. The following NEW packages will be installed: indicator-session libaccount-plugin-1.0-0 ...
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Change application switcher [duplicate]

Is there an easy option to change or edit the default application switcher? The current switcher is pretty cool with this fade of the windows and the reordered Plank when I just enjoy the system, but ...
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“unable to execute /bin/chmod: Argument list too long” when I'm trying to use chmod command

This is how it happened: julian@JulianNB:~$ sudo chmod 644 ~/音樂/* [sudo] password for julian: julian@JulianNB:~$ sudo chmod 755 ~/音樂/*/ julian@JulianNB:~$ sudo chmod 644 ~/音樂/*/* sudo: unable to ...
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Android Studio Blurry Second Icon on Plank [duplicate]

I am having an issue with keeping the Android Studio app on my dock. It's the same with google-chrome but I haven't found any easy way to get rid of it. Whenever I open up the application, a blurry ...
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How to use the decimal point in the calculator under a Spanish Locale?

English: Hello I want to use the point of the calculator "." the numeric keypad but it only takes me "," the other way gives me error. Any way you could configure this without ...
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Can't transfer bookmarks from Midori-Granite to Midori

I tried using Midori-Granite for a while. But it seems that every so often, it crashes. So, instead, I started using regular ol' Midori. While this one works, I can't seem to see my bookmarks under ...
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How do I turn off the backlight (laptop)

I just want to listen to the music, but I have to wait for more than 5 minutes until the led turns off, what can I do about it?
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Problem with Graphics/locking up [closed]

Sometimes, when the computer screen goes off, my laptop will flash the screen on black for a second, give me a cursor for less time that, and then go off. It then repeats this indefinitely. When I was ...
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What extra codecs do I need to play movies from Google Play?

Mint is the only Linux distribution (distro) I've found that lets me play movies I've purchased on Google Play without installing anything extra. What does Mint have in its multimedia pack that other ...
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Error chroot “/bin/bash: error while loading shared libraries: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libdl.so.2: file too short”

I need to install a kernel because I deleted them by mistake. So I booted from a live CD, I opened and mounted my LUKS and LVM volumes: sudo cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdf5 my_encrypted_volume sudo ...
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MTP device connecting problem in files

The files from my android device get detected only when there is an internet connection. If I am not connected to internet I get an error message: "Unable to mount folder. The server for this folder ...
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Where's the Geary send icon/button? [closed]

I click on 'Compose new message', compose my message and then what? I don't see a button or icon for send. (If I reply to a message I see a blue 'postage stamp' icon for send. But nothing at all for a ...
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Will upgrading to Windows 10 affect my dual-boot setup?

I'm not eligible, yet, to update to Windows 10, but I'm considering updating as soon as the update is available. As you might understand as a developer I use both OS's, but elementary OS is my main ...
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Problem with Nouveau, cant install

First, here are my PC specs: Intel i5 4590 Nvidia gtx 960 Z97 Anniversary Edition LGA 1150 ATX Intel Motherboard 1 TB hard drive 8 GB RAM etc.... Heres my problem. I am trying to boot from a live ...
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I created an app launcher in Midori. How can I delete it?

I was messing around in Midori this afternoon and I created a launcher in the Slingshot menu (see image). I didn't really want to do this; it's just a random youtube video, but now I can't figure out ...
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How can I get Noise and Photos to recognize my phone?

I am trying to sync my Samsung Galaxy S6 to Noise and Photos, but Noise won't recognize it at all, and Photos gives me the following error. Does anyone know how I can get these programs to recognize ...
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Why are the scroll bars thin?

I can't wrap my head around the design decision to use over sized icons and tiny scroll bars in the same space. The scroll bars can be hard to grab and sometimes it takes more than one try to use them....
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I can't use sudo commands!

When I go to terminal and try to enter a sudo commands it say's "Username not in the sudoers file." So how can I be able to use sudo commands.
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Is there a way to set a “scroll zone” on the right side of the touchpad?

I'm new on Linux and elementary OS. Everything is near ok, except the touchpad. It is recognized by elementary OS, except the "scroll zone" on the right of the touchpad. Is there a fix to recovert ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU

Having troubles with integrate and discrete gpu on Freya using bumblebee. It gives me "Could not load GPU driver" error Modules are load in kernel and nvidia driver are installed. Anyone could ...
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File manager doesn't mount NTFS partitions

I have dual boot and I keep all my data in separate partition and now I am not able to open that partition in freya.
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Can't access remote folders in Music / Photo

All my music and my photos are on a NAS. Those folders are shared via Samba. It seems it's impossible to access samba shares when defining the library location for my music or photos. I tried "enter ...
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How can I Install phpMyAdmin on a Nginx?

I have installed Nginx on Freya, But i don't know how to install phpMyAdmin on a LEMP server. Is there any easy way to do this?
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Mouse slightly offset by 3 pixels up and 1 pixel left (pointer image) [closed]

I noticed that the mouse was slightly offset when trying to click gui components. I decided to test it and it turns out that the pointer is actually offset by 3 pixels up and 1 pixel left. I tested ...
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elementary OS disappeared. What should I do to prevent this again?

I booted up my computer and I went right to Windows. Normally, it boots asking me if I want to boot to elementary OS or Windows. I tried booting multiple times and manually tried to go to elementary ...
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List of keyboard shortcuts for Terminal

Is there a list or is it possible to elaborate a full list of pantheon-terminal's shortcuts? Example: Ctrl + L Clears the screen Ctrl + D Closes active tab Ctrl + Shift + T Opens new tab Alt + ...
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Add 'GRADLE_HOME/bin' to PATH

I'd like to use Gradle, but from the User Guide: For running Gradle, add GRADLE_HOME/bin to your PATH environment variable. Usually, this is sufficient to run Gradle. What is the "best" place to ...
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Keyboard doesn't insert space when 'ctrl' or 'shift' pressed

I have a short question and hope someone out there can help me with that kind of problem. I've reinstalled a fresh Freya on my Laptop, everything runs without problems (as it did before) and smooth ...
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Why doesn't dd work to create live USB

My PC and laptop can't read the USB in BIOS or OS if it was created by dd command with elementary OS iso, but it works fine with other distros iso, no matter how many times that I download the iso ...
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Screenshots on Freya only capture background wallpaper [closed]

Everytime I take a screenshot the result is only the background image. Doesn't matter I do it via print key or open the tool itself. It does the same for opened windows when hitting ALT+Prt Sc no ...
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Wingpanel on Debian Jessie

Some months I use gala from elementary OS stable repositories on Debian Jessie + xfce. Working perfect. Recently I installed new wingpanel from ppa:elementary-os/staging. It installs without problems, ...
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How can I create a wireless hotspot?

My laptop dual boots Windows 10 and elementary freya. Using connectify and even cmd, I can create a WiFi hotspot in Windows. However, access point mode is not supported in freya. I tried almost every ...
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How can I enable USB in Virtual Box inside Freya?

I installed an Windows 7 Virtual Machine and everything is working fine, but to be able to identify USB devices inside my guest system it needs a function called "Groups" described here that can be ...
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Template for a “About” dialog for an Elementary OS application

I have developed an application for elementary which is a Network Utility. The details of the Nutty application can be found here at launchpad: https://launchpad.net/nutty In response to a bug report,...
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Can I set Mouse Acceleration / Precision mode?

Is there a way to set the cursor displacement dependent on mouse velocity? This is called mouse acceleration in most environments. Some call it precision-mode, which is the slow extreme of the speed ...
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How install ADB and Fastboot on elementary os?

Is android-tools package available in elementary? If true how can I install it?
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How to hibernate Freya?

I installed Freya three days ago on my main machine, and I faced some issues with the hardware. But I got it to work at last. But the lack of hibernation support in Freya is causing me to seriously ...
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How can I change the position of notification bubble?

In Luna I used com.canonical.notify-osd gravity setting (like in Ubuntu) to change the position of notification bubble. Since Freya seems to have its own notification bubbles, this setting don't ...
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Is there any way to auto hide or customize the top panel? (Freya) [closed]

I want to auto hide or change the position of the top panel,How can I do it? Install some things or change some settings?
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Drag and drop results in corrupted cursor with artifacts [duplicate]

If i copy a file by dragging and dropping from a folder to the sidebar folder shortcut, I end up with the cursor being an artifact - two cursor icons with the thumbnail of the pic or video I just ...
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Black Screen after GRUB (Windows 8.1 dualboot)

Good night, people. Yesterday I was messing around to install elementary OS Freya and dualbooting with Windows 8.1. Before installing elementary OS I had Ubuntu 14.04 and W8.1 side by side perfectly, ...
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How to install wingpanel-slim or super-wingpanel on elementary 0.3 Freya (amd64)?

I want to tweak the top panel of the window,and I founded two kits named "wingpanel-slim" and "super-wingpanel" can do what I want to (auto hide and ...) I tried to install the from several PPA but ...
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How do I make pinned items on the Plank respect current workspace only?

Currently, the implementation of current workspace only for Plank does not extend to any application that is pinned to your dock. This means that Plank will switch your workspace instead of opening a ...
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Driver install AMD Radeon mobility HD 4330 - crash, remove driver, find the right driver

I installed the catalyst driver on my acer 3810T with AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4330. After looking for the right driver, and finding one (14.1), and installing, the system is booting, but after the boot ...

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