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Use forwards & backwards buttons on the mouse as scroll bar

I'm new here and for the moment I just got a question. Lately, my mouse scroll bar has started to malfunction and the new mouse I've ordered won't arrive for one month or even more. So I was thinking ...
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apt-get install and AppCenter do not work on Elementary hera (.list files incorrect)

I installed the hera version of Elementary OS and immediately tried to update the provided apps in the AppCenter (which worked with the same distribution from the same USB drive on another PC) but ...
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Fingerprint reader driver thinkpad T480s

Is there any driver for Thinkpad T480s fingerprint reader? I have already tried Figerprint GUI and fprint-demo but without succes.
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Dualbooting with W10, How Well Does EOS Handle Local Time?

I am dualbooting EOS and W10. I set EOS to utilize local time since Windows did not handle utc very well. Curious whether anyone has had issues with EOS reading the Bios clock with local time?
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Failed to fetch updates remove repository

I know this topic has been covered in other questions, but I have tried to follow previous answers to remove the repository failing and they just don't seem to work (I know I am probably doing ...
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Japanese input in elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera

I have looked through every answer here concerning this problem, but could not find a working solution. Does anyone know how to set up Japanese language so i can actually type Japanese characters? ...
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Desktop title bar disappears when clicked on when in guest mode

My laptop is and HP stream (I don't know if this is important) and I have guest mode on it so my little brother can do homework without having to use my account possibly messing up my homework, but ...
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Wi-Fi not working on Samsung laptop np900x5t - Intel 8265 / 8275 (rev 78)

I just installed elementary on a Samsung laptop (np900x5t) but my WiFi is not working. I can see the networks, but cannot connect to them. The network controller is Intel 8265 / 8275 (rev78). On ...
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run executable linux file without extension in elementary os

so as the title says i have an executable files wich if i run into the terminal typing ./FILENAME it starts but when double-clicking on it in files it prompts me with a windows asking to search an ...
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Fullscreen glitch / problem / blackout when using online video (Youtube, Netflix) on browser (Firefox, Midori, Chrome) and VLC

I'm a bit new to linux environment but I did all the research I can before posting here. I will just go to the point. When I open a Youtube or Netflix video (and sometimes other fullscreen apps like ...
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MS surface pro: The pen does not follow the orientation of the screen

Everything works perfectly on my SurfacePro3 except for the stylus when the screen is in vertical mode. The axes do not follow the orientation of the screen and cause the pointer position to be ...
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How to add sound to keyboard layout switch?

Since there is about a second delay between the time I switch the keyboard via CapsLock and actual keyboard switching I'm constantly retyping the text which was written in a wrong language, moreover I ...
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While installing Elementary OS it said that I didn't have some EFI thing and I should continue at my own risk. What to do?

I have only one hard drive on my laptop. It's Basic MBR type. Also, when the installation page came, it didn't detect windows 10 and so I had to use "something else" option to continue.
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Can't load Elementary OS Hera after installation

I have a problem with installing Elementary OS Hera. I booted up installation ISO from USB(i set it up with Rufus as said in the installation page) and it was successfully installed, when I restart my ...
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emergency mode every time I boot

I'm really not sure how this happened. I do updates regularly. At some point, booting up offered an "emergency" message. Ctrl-D boots correctly. But why is this happening?
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How do I open second terminal with the same shortcut? Is there a setting for it?

So, I've figured that I can set up any shortcut to open my terminal and currently I use cmd+enter to start it, it is very convenient and helps greatly when I need quick access to terminal. BUT when I ...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse frequently stops reconnecting

Bluetooth keyboard and mouse frequently stops reconnecting. I see them trying to find the computer but they don't reconnect. Pressing connect manually from the bluetooth settings never works. This ...
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How can I change bootsequence in eOS on a Mac mini?

I need some help. I have installed a new SSD in my old mac mini mod 2010. And installed eOS wich I love. How ever I want to have eOS dual boot with an max os. I have tried all the ussual suspects , ...
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Jack sound takes 1 second when I open the audio file

My problem is the speaker. When I watch a new video or open a song from Spotify, the sound comes when I plug it into the jack jack first. I hope you understand the sound. How can I remove this sound? ...
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Webcam (Orbicam) integrate on my old Acer Aspire 9420 don't detected

Please, someone who know me why my webcam integrate of my Acer Aspire 9420 don't detected when I used Google Meet in browser? Thank you!
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What does this prompt want ? help a newbie

This is stymying. It's a fairly common dialog that I've just not seen the answer. The answer has to be there as I'm the only one asking ... I start with APPER and choose to export an install script, ...
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Installing Elementary OS failed and bricked my laptop; Dual-boot with Win7

I have a Samsung (few years old) laptop with Windows 7 with i3 processor and 6GB RAM. I tried out Elementary OS 5.1 for a few days using the live-USB. It looked good and even in the Live-mode, ...
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Does anyone know why I cant lock my pc

When I try to lock my PC with the shortcut meta-L or in the power menu nothing happens. I can lock my PC with dm-tool lock but that is not very handy. Does anyone knows a fix for this problem? ...
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Cant connect to ppa.launchpad.net

I cant connent to ppa.launchpad.net, i have tried many things didn't work, i saw one solution for ubuntu that you go to setting/more software you delete the installed ppa and it reinstall itself, but ...
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Laptop internal microphone not working

I have a brand new EOS install. The microphone on my laptop does not seem to work. There is some visible noise in the sound settings, but nobody can hear anything when video calling. Bluetooth ...
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Earphones' mic not working when plugged in, built-in mic works instead

Sorry if a duplicate - couldn't really get info on my question elsewhere. My earphones' mic doesn't operate when plugged in - instead it's the built-in mic that works! I know it's possible to make ...
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macbook air suspend no longer works HERA 5.1.3

When I did a fresh install of elementary OS 2 weeks ago (5.1 I think?) I was surprised to find that suspend worked out of the box (same computer had problems using previeous release). Just doing ...
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Screen mirroring in Elementary os

how do i achieve screen mirriring on elementary os? I know i might use an HDMI cable, but what about when it comes to usin wi fi? And it's even possible to do it without he former and the latter, that ...
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No DNN for OpenCV?

I am trying to work on a project I started on Fedora, that I can no longer compile, on my new machine running Elementary, and I find every libopencv libraries except the one for DNNs, I downloaded ...
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WxWidgets has a fix for the Double Window Border bug. When will elementary OS grab the update?

It was fixed recently in the master branch (bug 17971), and backported the same day to the 3.0.x branch. When does elementary OS usually pick up these sort of fixes? The bug makes applications like ...
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Music Import does not work

I imported an album into the Music app and when I disconnected the drive (a few hours later) all the songs came up with an error and the songs were never imported. Under preferences, I selected 'Keep ...
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Switch keyboard layout in lock screen on the fly for double keyboard

I have this situation: my nb (a Mi Air 12.5" 2018) has US keyboard layout. After 2 years I'm now got used to this keyboard layout. As the screen is quite small, I usually plug the notebook to an ...
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Can i install Broadcom wifi driver offline?

I am newbue at Elementary but also have some experience in Ubuntu. I recently installed elementary, but wifi did not configure automatically. I have no way to connect my computer to the Internet via ...
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no sound on speakers

I have no sound in my speakers after new install . The output device takes a few mins to show up on the volume control. Nothing i've seen on the forums works. It is an asus laptop and the the speakers ...
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All the folders and files in the disc hdd are locked

Im new in elementary os so i dont know how its works. I have two discs , one for the os that doenst have any problem and the other disc is a hdd , and here is the problem because all the files are ...
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My laptop mic is not working after in installed elementary os

i installed elemetary os in lenova ideapad 320 and the internal mic is not working. i have tried installing alsamixer but
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manually configuring keyboard shortcuts

I'm trying to swap "change keyboard layout" shortcut with "application menu" shortcut; it became universal that changing language is "super+space" and i've used KDE a lot and i got used to "alt+space" ...
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Installation Issue

I tried to install elementary in dual boot mode with Windows 10 and failed. It kept throwing error (unable to find a live file system) at start and installation never got started. I created bootable ...
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Add bluetooth capability after initial install

1) how do i add bluetooth capability after installation ? 2) how can i reinstall without duplicating each step ? I want something that can read the install and create a script that will add each ...
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Prevent screensaver during vlc video playback

I am using the current version of elementary os (5.1.3) and vlc (3.0.8) to play videos. However the screensaver kicks in even when vlc is set to disable it. I tried different video output settings in ...
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App Center hangs when trying to install non-curated Firefox app

I wanted to install Firefox using the App Center. When clicking on it in order to install, a dialogue "Install non-curated app?" comes up, which is fine. But when I click "Install Anyway?", nothing ...
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Error inside aplication center and updates

After installing elementary tweaks, every time i get into application center i get this error any solution? thank you
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no date time , why?

One day an update of the date and time appeared. and now I don't have a date and time
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Elementary OS 5.1 Hera (based Ubuntu 18.04) automatic logout session occasionally

occasionally my pc with elementary os 5.1 (based on Ubuntu 18.04) makes automatic logout session. This problem comes up, after minutes, when I change virtual desktop (ex. clicking on telegram notify ...
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Hera 5.1.3 Conky Scripts and Cairo-dock Switcher disappear when switching desktops

I just upgraded to Hera 5.1.3. My Conky Scripts and Cairo-dock Swither worked fine and were visible on all desktops in version 5.1.2 and before. Now, after reboot, conky scripts and switcher visible ...
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Built in Mobile Broadband works for a while and stops working from then

im loving elementary OS. however i got problems with the mobile broadband. my built in sim card slot got detected immediately and i could easily connect. after a while the connection stops and im not ...
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App store is only showing non-curated apps

I am having an issue with the app store where I am only able to see non-curated apps. I am not able to see the pay what you want apps. For example, if I search "Planner" this is what I get: I have ...
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keyboard and bank security app

My keyboard stop working properly since I installed elementary os number six is not working in any of the keys. besides that some keys are not working in my brazil, no dead keys keyboard (I also ...
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Unresponsive Log In screen/ can’t boot to terminal

I recently installed primus and bumblebee and changed some settings in the bumblebee.config file. Now when I start the OS and get to the log in screen, I can’t type or move the mouse. The typing ...
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Elementary OS Crash

I am using elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera and occasionally, my laptop locks up and this comes up: rfkill: input handler enabled wlp3s0: authenticate with xxxxxxxxxxxx wlp3s0: send auth to xxxxxxxxxx (try ...

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