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Odd colours/saturation/darkness

Recently I've updated to the kernel version 4.13.3, which caused me the problem of black screen at login and the inability to log into the OS. After fixing that, I found myself with strange fonts, a ...
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Mail opens on background

When there is some maximized window (browser, LibreOffice etc.) and i try to open Mail (from Plank or from new mail notification), it opens on background and on the bottom right corner of the screen, ...
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Wifi Notification in Wingpanel doesn't correspond with real status

In Wingpanel it seems that I have no or low wifi-connection. But my connection works fine. If I click on the wifi-icon and the list opens up, than all the curved lines of my connection are highlighted....
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Dr. Racket GUI not working properly

DrRacket (both 6.8 and 6.9) when installed has issues with GUI. Racket developers suggest that the problem could be in the os side. I have attached the screen shot. The same kind of problem is for ...
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Elementary Mail unified inbox?

I have two exchange accounts set up in Mail, but I can only view one at a time. Can I view both together in a unified inbox as in OS X Mail? Thanks.
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Wing panel and dock disappeared elementary os Loki

Both the wing panel and the dock have disappeared.... for some reason non of the keyboard commands work please help me I'm new to Linux
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getting NumLock to be on by default on start login screen (SOLVED)

I installed elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170517.iso several times on my intel/nvidia laptop the first time i did the install i could enter numbers on my numpad. After doing a clean install, now on boot ...
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Updates available show both virtualbox-guest-dkms and virtualbox-guest-x11

I am running Elementary 0.4.1 inside Virtualbox. Updates available show both virtualbox-guest-dkms and virtualbox-guest-x11 What is the difference? Which one(s) should I install/update? Thanks!
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“Turn off screen when inactive for” doesn't work

I use Loki and my desktop never turns screen off when inactive my computer. Actually this feature was working until a few weeks ago. Is there any chance to overcome this issue?
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MacBook Air fails to wake from suspend

I've got loki installed on a MacBook Air. Is there a reliable way to ensure that the display wakes again after suspend? I generally just close my laptop when I'm done with it (like, I guess 99.9999% ...
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Transparency in pantheon-terminal disappears after half a second

After a recent update (end of last week) my Pantheon-Terminal has now a weird behavior: When I open it, it is very shortly transparent but immediately gets opaque after that (maybe not even half a ...
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Using WWAN on elementary OS

on my Lenovo Thinkpad X220 I have a WWAN module build in. 0bdb:1911 Ericsson Business Mobile Networks BV On Ubuntu (also Windows, but this doesn't matter) it is possible to use the network manger ...
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My mouse pointer seems to lag visually, leaving cursor 'foot prints'

These 'footprints' seem to disappear after some time but it happens regularly. Any idea what i should look into? lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core ...
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Bluetooth device disconnects and bluetooth related UI locks up ocassionally

This happens occasionally when the computer is in use. When this happens, both the bluetooth indicator in the wingpanel and in the bluetooth section of settings seem to hang until I execute the ...
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Unread number i pantheon email doesn't update

Unread number doesn't update, even after restarting the email client. Any way to force update this or trigger this automatically?
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FN key on Apple Magic Keyboard via USB not working

I've installed elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit) on my desktop PC and I'm using an Apple Magic Keyboard via USB and/or Bluetooth. Everything works fine but I can't use the fn key to get to input things ...
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Cannot make windows fullscreen in Loki with multiple monitors

I have a 3-monitor setup using 2 external monitors in addition to the primary display on my monitor. I have the external monitors side by side, with the primary laptop display centered below them. ...
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No sound from external monitor HDMI

I have been using ElementaryOS Loki for the last few days using my Monitor connected via HDMI for audio. However today when watching a youtube video, I paused it and resumed it and there was no sound. ...
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Installation on flash drive produces errors. Did I install correctly?

I tried installing elementaryOS onto a flash drive on my Razer Blade Stealth with the unetbootin program. I was able to get into the installation process although the screen was flashing on and off a ...
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Dell Vostro 5470 Low audio

I have a Dell Vostro 5470 notebook. It has three speakers. Two normal and one subwoofer. The subwoofer is not working under elementary os or ubuntu. Windows uses the MaxxAudio 4. Can you help me to ...
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Remapping Alt+ijkl to arrow keys

What is the best way to remap Alt+ijkl to produce up/left/down/right arrow key presses? So far I've tried: xbindkeys/Gnome keyboard shortcut settings + xte/xdotool/xmacro. Both xbindkeys and the ...
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Can not unlock screen in Loki

After a fresh install and both upgrade and dist-upgrade of Elementary OS Loki I try to lock and then unlock my laptop. After the screen is locked, when trying to unlock, screen turns to black and ...
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Google OAuth02 Online Plugin - for Goolge Contacts Sync (& Google Drive?)

So I had a look in the elementary OS online accounts for a Google plugin (what you'd expect to find in Gnome Online Accounts) but there are none available - so i'm making an assumption that this ...
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How can I install Cinnamon on Loki?

I'm looking to install the Cinnamon DE (which is default under Linux Mint) on my machine running Loki. How can I do this?
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Pantheon greeter configuration failed

Here is my /etc/lightdm/pantheon-greeter.conf: [greeter] xft-dpi=200 onscreen-keyboard=true keyboard=onboard indicators=~language;~a11y;~power No language or a11y indicators, no HiDPI or onboard ...
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SynPS/2 Synaptic Touchpad gone crazy

I recently installed elementaryOS on Lenovo B50-45 laptop, the arrow of the SynPS/2 Synaptic touchpad moves on its own and the touchpad seems to be used by two people at once. No it's not a ghost 😂. ...
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How to access full app center in live mode

I managed to get elementary OS Loki to be installed in persistent USB thumb drive, which I intend to use as a portable OS. All's great, except that I am unable to access all the apps in the App ...
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Forgot passphrase of an encrypted disk

I did the encrypted disk option upon setup and have forgotten my passphrase. I wrote down the backup code it gave me, but don't know where to use it. Also, how do I turn off this encryption? It's ...
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How do I install Intel HD graphics Skylake driver?

I just bought a laptop with I7 6500u and integrated GPU. It won't run 3D game at all. I tried the Intel graphics installer for linux but it said I don't use i915 chipset. How do I update the driver ...
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Built-in VPN connection failure

Nevermind! I would still like to know why it doesn't worked with the built-in client. But I just found out that the ShrewSoft VPN client is available through the Software Center. Ok, I start to love ...
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Plymouth boot splash stretched with widescreen monitor

I just upgraded from a monitor of 1680×1050 to a new one with 1920x1080 screen size. The elementary logo is now stretched. I've tried "sudo update-initramfs -u" and "sudo update-grub2" without avail. ...
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Wrong OpenGL version

i wanna use awesome bump but i saw that needs a 4 version of opengl, my PC have 4.3 version of opengl, but in elementary i have 3.3 version, why? :( Some info: OpenGL version string: 3.0 Mesa 10.5.9 ...
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/var/log recreates to default after reboot on Freya

I am using Elementary OS Freya 0.3.2 64 bit and since the beginning I have some issues with logs - my installed applications (dovecot, postfix, clamav and others) can't log properly simply because /...
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Switching video drivers before boot

My laptop's AMD GPU is broken, so I've been using the basic display driver to run things in windows until now. I booted into elementary OS on the machine, but it automatically re-renabled the GPU and ...
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SD Card Reader not recognized on Lenovo SL400

I am using elementary OS on Lenovo SL400, it has an inbuilt SD card reader. Elementary OS does not recognize an SD Card. However the same was working under Windows. Command: ls /dev/sd* Output: /...
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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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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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Resolution problem on Lenovo y50-70 with 4K display

I have lenovo y50-70 with 4K display. How can I configure OS to have full resolution with optimized scaling? And how can I change the size of fonts in TUI and in GRUB menu? It's so tiny I barely can ...
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Pantheon terminal error message

I'm getting this error message everytime I start the terminal: bash: PROMPT_COMMAND: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `;' bash: PROMPT_COMMAND: line 1: `dbus-send --type=method_call --...
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Can I use Pantheon-Files FileChooserDialog module from custom FileChooserDialog Object?

I want to use the new Pantheon-Files FileChooserDialog module, but it doesn't seem to work when creating my own widget based on Gtk.FileChooserDialog (like seen below). Is there anyway for me to be ...
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How to use IPA Keyboard layouts in Freya

I've been trying to install the SIL IPA Unicode Keyboard to no avail. Steps taken: Added the packages.sil.org ubuntu trusty repo (they don't have one for elementary or freya) sudo apt-get install ...
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Sleep issues on Early 2008 Macbook Pro

I'm a first time elementary OS user and have had few issues with it and it is by far my favorite Linux. However, I cannot put my machine to sleep by closing the lid, or rather, I cannot wake it up as ...
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Touchpad not working on Dell 13-7352

I just did a fresh install of Elementary OS on a Dell 13-7352. During installation the trackpad was working, but afterwards it stopped. I have tried this: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-...
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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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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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Second monitor via HDMI behavior is inconsistent?

If I plug a secondary monitor via HDMI when I'm already logged in, everything runs smoothly. But if I plug the HDMI while in the Welcome screen, and then I log in, the graphics in my main screen (...
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How to change login screen font?

My system language is Arabic and I changed the system default font, but the date & time font which appear on the loging screen didn't change and still the same. I'm wondering if there is a way to ...
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elementary OS does not respond after boot

my problem is that after boot hardly anything in the OS works. I can open applications but I cant do anything with them, they simply don't respond. I found that after I press power button(hibernate) ...
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Elementary OS installation time resolution problem

I have downloaded the Freya version, burnt it into a DVD then i have booted with the DVD, after loading the welcome screen opens but the problem is the resolution is not correct, everything out there ...
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Toshiba Chromebook, Freya 0.3.1, Kernel 4.2 - trying to get automatic sleep working

I've slowly been working on a Toshiba Chromebook on Freya with the modified SeaBios that allows legacy boot. Everything (since kernel update) has been working very well. Though I cannot seem to get ...

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