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How to enable manual login?

I would like to login as root, but I cannot find a way to enable manual login on Elementary OS.
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Monitor type wrongly detected in Hera

Having used Loki for several years I have just updated to Hera. All my hardware is the same. Just a complete software upgrade. Works well except Hera recognises my Samsung 40” tv as a Samsung 7”. The ...
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Elementary OS is slow and unstable

I've installed Elementary OS for web development and android development. I usually work with Vscode, terminal and multiple chrome tabs opened. I'm pretty sure that my laptop can handle it. I face ...
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Booting to blank screen eOS 5.1

When booting up my laptop from power off or hibernated state I am booted into a black screen with a small white under-score in the top left. Nothing proceeds to happen. To work around this I power ...
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Delaying startup applications

Is there a way to delay applications on the startup? I have a Nimbus installed (Weather widget) and set-up to start on the startup, but it looks like Nimbus actually starts before my Wi-Fi is done ...
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Is elementary a Good Choice for a Corporate Setting?

Would elementary os be a good choice of Linux distros for a corporate setting? I'm just curious.
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high CPU usage on pantheon-mail idle

I'm experiencing an unusual CPU usage on pantheon-mail idle - (40% - 50% of CPU or higher). However, when the process is killed, everything goes smoothly (as usual). This high CPU usage reduces ...
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Some keyboard keys not working after install

Z,X,V,M,N,right alt and left arrow key do not work every time they are pressed and with time they stop working completely. Was having no issues with Linux mint but now while using mint, problem occurs ...
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Setting right profile for external monitor HP E243d

I have HP Elitebook g3 connected to external monitor HP 24" monitor via USB-C and I can't get colours on external monitor even close to what is on Laptop - laptop screen is fine, dragging and ...
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How to install while using my operating system

I am thinking to switch from OSX to Elementary but I'll do the installation on my workstation I would like to lose as less time as possible. I am on an hackintosh and I know I could create a VM and ...
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Booted up to no keyboard, touchpad, wifi, Bluetooth, and bad display

I am on elementary os 5.1 on MB Pro mid 2012. I believe that is 11,1. Everything worked great last night but turn on from normal shutdown and now missing keyboard, touchpad, wifi and Bluetooth and ...
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dpkg: error processing package teamviewer (--install):

i was trying all solution in youtube, but no one solve my problem.. It's my first time using ementary os, so can someone help me please
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Dark theme on supported websites?

Just like on Windows, when you visit some websites, they check if you have dark theme enabled in the OS and switch their website to dark theme. Is it possible on Elementary OS? (For eg, the chrome://...
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Bluetooth headset with microphone not recognising as an input device

I have a Bluetooth earphone with microphone. I have successfully connected it to my elementary OS. But it shows it only as an output device under the sound setting. It doesn't list under the input ...
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Elementary os 5.1 hera stuck at boot

So I cant reach the login screen. When i boot in the system the elementary os icon shows up, it glows for a while than it completely freezes. When i pressed escape before it froze it was going through ...
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pantheon email “connection error unable to validate”

pantheon mail is not working with only my yahoo account although it was working before but for some reason after i made apt update this mail only stopped working. I tried to make SMTP & IMAP ...
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Email client does not working for Yahoo Mail

I am using the latest version of Elementary OS. I am trying to connect to my Yahoo Mail box, using Elementary's default mail client. From the welcome window I selected "Yahoo Mail" and added my ...
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How to quit Debian Logo on Startup, after install Gnome-Shell

I installed Gnome Shell and the i uninstalled... All is fine but when Start the computer it shows an image that says "Debian 8", then Show a animation of Elementary, before the Login Screen. I want to ...
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application update no longer needs a password? (elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera

Just recently ... within the past few weeks ... i have noticed that application update is no longer prompting me for a password. I have not noticed anything about this on updates. Is this working ...
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Hera (5.1) - MacBook; Installation failed at grub install

I have a late 2006 MacBook (MacBook2,1). I downloaded Elementary OS (5.1, Hera) and plunked it on a USB stick. I tried in in "live mode" and all was good. I committed to installing eOS and it was ...
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Bluetooth headphones don't work at all :(

Today I bought a cheap usb bluetooth adapter to use it with my bluetooth headphones, and I've tried to connect them and use them. When I try to connect them it either says Unable to connect or asks me ...
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Problem when triggering the Keyboard brightness with (Fn + F9) and (Fn + F10)

I'm 05 days trying to decrease and increase the brightness of my keyboard through the Fn + F9 -> Decrease and Fn + F10 -> Increase keys and I can't. I've tried everything but it doesn't work. As I ...
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Sound Settings Crashes after setting up Simultaneous Output with paprefs

I am using elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera I want to use two audio output devices simultaneously. They are different physical cards. one is a usb dac and one is the built in line-out When i select ...
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Windows are too big to see all buttons or toolbar when using low resolution screen

I'm using Elementary OS on a mini-laptop where maximum resolution supported is 1024x600. There are some windows, like settings where some buttons are not visible because they are in the lower part of ...
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Could we see an system-wide autocorrect feature?

I mean, I know is Linux but as a user-friendly desktop it would be awesome
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Zoomed in when Mirrored

I am using elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera, when I connect my my laptop to an external screen and turn Mirror Display (ON) my laptop screen is so zoomed that I cant see most of the screen no matter what. As ...
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Mismatched file sort capability

Previously, using Windows, I developed a large file structure. Now that I've changed to Linux (Elementary OS), I'm experiencing a discrepancy in sorting capability. To wit: When I look at my file ...
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Cycle through windows without focusing on them

I'm on elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera and use the Alt + Tab shortcut to cycle through open applications. This cycles through applications by bringing each window into focus (foreground). However, I want to ...
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Is there a way to bring the icons in upper tray closer?

I was wondering if there was any way to bring the upper tray icons more closer so that they look appealing. Please help me out.
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Blurry Flatpak apps icon on dock (installed from flathub)

Apps installed via flatpak seems to have blurry icons on dock. Right after starting the app, the app icon on dock seems fine but as soon as its loaded it is blurred. I have tested it in vlc and ...
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Microphone sound quality is horrible

The problem: Audio output works great, the microphone is recognized by the system but the recorded sound is full of static noise. I have the same problem on Ubuntu (both 19.10 and 20.4), Elementary OS ...
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Freezing & nonresponsive after starting Zoom video chat

I am using Zoom video chat and it works well except that every time I start a video call or join an existing one, Zoom and all other applications freeze and become unresponsive for a period of about 2 ...
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autostart applications on diferent workspaces

I wanted to raise another question since I am configuring my new laptop at the moment. So I am using a lot of VMs and also do a lot of managing on ESXis. Therefore I have installed VMware workstation ...
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Will not install

system freezes while trying to create ext4 on the / partition. It says it is preparing the drive and then sits there indefinitely. HISTORY OF THE TROUBLE on first install attempt, could not mount ...
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I need help booting Elementary OS Hera 5.1.3

I'm having problems trying to boot to the ISO of Elementary OS from my USB. Before everything, this is the machine i'm trying to install elementary os on Mother: Gigabyte H310M H 2.0 Proccesor: ...
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Install nvidia-legacy 304.137 driver on Elementary OS Hera

Is it possible to install Latest Legacy GPU version (304.xx series): 304.137 nvidia driver on elementary 5.1? On Freya it was possible but no such luck here on Hera. I have the old GPU: NVIDIA ...
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Can I enable Emacs-like keybindings throughout the operating system?

Just looking into elementary OS, and it looks really attractive. I'm a heavy Emacs user; consequently I feel at home on macOS where I can hit Ctrl-a, Ctrl-e, Ctrl-k, etc. to move around, delete lines, ...
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Can't find wireless wifi setting in Hera

I don't see the wireless wifi setting after installing. Am i missing any drivers? here's my usb list.. what to do now?
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DVI not working on lock window or terminal

I have a Asus monitor connected to my desktop computer. The screen resolution is 1920 x 1080 and it's connected with a DVI cable. Everything works fine. When a power on the computer, I can see the ...
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what services start during pantheon-session startup 🤔?

for some performance reasons, I have installed icewm on elementary os hera . I want to discover which services start for a pantheon-session by default , and enable them in icewm-session manually . ...
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No Admin controls for file manager - refuses admin control for others

I'm wanting my money back. This Elementary OS refuses any sort of admin controls to copy files for theming. I've used other file managers as well. Can't install gksu/gksudo, can't edit with gedit. The ...
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Can I install elementary os on a atom x5Z8350 and will it run well?

I have 4 gigs of ddr3 and have a 60 gig ssd. I am looking to replace windows
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[Solved]Sometimes lightdm crash and restart with no indication

Recently when I work with my laptop installed with elementary os,there's no indication the desktop crashed and lightdm restarted. This situation happens several times within days and let me worry ...
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Yellow tinge to screen after installing elementary OS

I have just installed elementary OS Hera 5.1 on my 2011 Macbook Pro. I have noticed that my screen now has a yellowish tinge to it. It goes back to normal after a while so at first I thought it might ...
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GTK 3.22 migration of older gtk.css -> Black Margin on elementaryOS apps

I have a legacy gtk.css that was working fine on Ubuntu Xenial, I've just upgraded to Bionic (2018) and the same code now is not working anymore: $ cat .config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css .window-frame { box-...
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How To Select Dvorak Layout

I don't see any options for selecting Dvorak layout in US English (or any other languages). How do I change to dvorak keyboard layout? Distributor ID: elementary Description: elementary OS 5.1 ...
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Bluetooth no longer connecting to device after update

After a recent update, i am no longer able to connect to a pair of bluetooth headphones. This is both from the GUI applet and CLI using bluetoothctl. I have removed the device and tried to repair to ...
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How to disable touchpad middle button paste feature

I want to disable middle touchpad button paste feature on my laptop. I have read about a change that implements this options now thanks to a fixing (https://github.com/elementary/default-settings/...
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ram swap is slowing down laptop after 5.3.0-42 upgrade

i am kind of neewbie on linux elementary os, but it worked excellent until two days ago, when i downloaded an upgrade in appcenter. since then, it shows a ram swap of 6gb/2gb, and my laptop is now ...
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wired internet stops working after install VPN in windows on dual boot pc

I have a dual boot dell 5810 with windows and elementery os on different physical drives. everything was fine until i installed vpn on the windows installation. now my wired internet in elementery ...

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