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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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Buttons' Look in a Gtk.MessageDialog

Elementary's human interface guidelines specify how dialogs should look: In Valadoc, there is a minimal example on how Gtk.MessageDialog is to be used: Gtk.MessageDialog msg = new Gtk.MessageDialog (...
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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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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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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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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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Error: invalid magic number. Unaligned pointer 0xbf4c2c08

Well, I've been trying to install elementary OS Freya 0.3, but I've been having some issues. I downloaded the 64-bit version from www.elementary.io, and used unetbootin, to make my pen-drive ...
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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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Lag GUI - Problem with Graphic Drivers

I've got big problem with proprietary drivers in elementary OS. I installed fglrx but it's doesn't work. GUI is very laggy when I go to menu.. When i type sudo lshw -c video it shows: *-display ...
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Is it possible to change the magnifier factor?

I’m visually impaired and am really liking elementary OS. With that said, I am aware that eOS has a built-in zoom function (via super and +/-), however, I’m wondering if it is possible to change the ...
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New Install Keyboard and Mouse not Responding on Login

I just installed Elementary OS 0.4 Loki on my PC and the install went fine, but after I restarted my mouse and keyboard did not respond when I landed at the login screen so I'm stuck. I changed over ...
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Slow resume from sleep

When I open my computer, elementary OS Loki takes about 10-15 seconds to resume from sleep. The screen is initially off. After a second or two, the backlight turns on but the screen is still black for ...
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Black screen, when installing NVIDIA drivers (GTX970)

I tried to switch from Windows to Linux (elementary OS) but everytime I ended in a black screen. The following steps i tried: Set "Nomodeset" before the installation starts (+ replaced "quiet spash" ...
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ASUS X555U Touchpad not working

I'm testing Freya in live mode but on my Asus X555 laptop the touchpad is not recognized. I've found some tutorial to install Focaltech driver, anyway if I run xinput list from the command line i ...
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How I know actual kernel stable on Loki 0.4.1?

How I know actual kernel stable version on Loki 0.4.1? Actually, my kernel version is Linux 4.10.0-27. UPDATE: 23/01/2018 - 4.13.0-31-generic #34~16.04.1-Ubuntu
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Intel 7265 Chipset, Elementary can't connect to wifi

Ran: lspci -vvnn | grep Network 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wireless 7265 [8086:095a] (rev 59) I'm not sure how to check to make sure my driver is up-to-date or if the ...
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How to get a specific kernel sources?

I'd like to get the kernel sources related to my installed image. Currently I have the version 3.19.0-39 installed into my VM. When trying to get the sources, I searched into cache using apt-cache ...
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Can't detect scanner Brother DCP-195C

I can't detect my brother DCP-195C printer. When I do a sudo brsaneconfig3 -d the printer appears in the list. But scanimage -L doesn't detect it. Please help. I'm very tired. It's connected via USB ...
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Why can't I install this ? Linux Mint installs fine

Really want to install Elementary but .. I have a Dell all-in-one which has been running Linux Mint Tricia dual booted with Windows 7 without problem for a few months. I would love to replace Linux ...
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Unable to access Java application menu

After installing an application in java on the first run it worked normally, on the second run the application opens, but it is not possible to click on any option in the application menu. This is the ...
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Is it possible to have a separate vanilla GNOME session?

I'd like to be able to run the Pantheon DE and vanilla GNOME Shell side-by-side, with my DE of choice being simply a log-in option. Is that possible?
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Not getting any response while trying to install from USB

I've been attempting to dual-boot Windows 10 and ElementaryOS, but have 0 success so far. Whenever I try to boot from USB after selecting it in the boot menu, I really shortly see the logo of my ...
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what command does elementary os use to maximize windows in hot corners?

What is the terminal command elementary os uses to maximize minimized windows? I know the parameters are to only maximize the active window if it is minimized and if it is maximized minimize it. so ...
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Can't login - hard disk is full due to massive log files

I am running Elementary OS (5.1.6 Hera) on my laptop and everything was running fine. And then one day, I just couldn't log in. Entering the password just refreshed the screen and showed the interface ...
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ElementaryOS Won't boot after normal installation from live USB

I've installed ElementaryOS, and it won't boot. It shows me the ElementaryOS Logo, but then it changes to a terminal with the cursor blinking. There is no text in the terminal whatsoever. Please help ...
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How to add and sync Gsuite calender in calender?

I am new to Elementary OS and I understand there is no integration of google account like there is in Gnome but there is an option to add google calendar. I am looking to add my Gsuite account's ...

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