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What program to use to download videos with Elementary OS

Fairly straight forward question, what open source, non cloud based programs are recommended to use with Elementary OS? Youtube in the next several months is going to remove a vast amount of ...
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Dual-Boot with Mac OS Catalina - Outdated Info on Installation and Disk Partition

Things are really messy now with Catalina... the many disks and divisions Apple made in the disk are quite confusing. Anyhow, I want to dual-boot elementary OS but I haven't been able to partition the ...
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Display issues running elementary on an iMac: black screen on boot and does not wake from suspend

I'm returning to eOs after using Freya for a while and have successfully installed ElementaryOs 5.1 on an iMac (2009 or so, believe it was 11,2) and really like the updates y'all have made! I'm ...
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Cannot login to my original account: io.elementary.greeter Unable to Log In Starting the session has failed (Can't find session 'xfce')

Details Session returned error code 1 I was attempting to install VNC Server via this walk-through, but this is where I went wrong (hindsight being 20/20): sudo apt install xfce4 xfce4-goodies I ...
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Wi-Fi NIC is failing after about an hour - Surface Pro 3 | running 5.1 Hera

I have a driver issue or something that is causing my Wi-Fi to intermittently fail. This is a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet. Here's the Wi-Fi NIC config: crimKid@ElmnlryOS-SP3:/etc/pm/sleep.d$ sudo ...
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How can I get pCloud to work in elementary OS 5.1?

I just finished reading and doing according to a prior question Installing pCloud drive. It did not work for me. I am getting the same kind of errors the person mentioned but the solution presented ...
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Vulnerability: hijacking VPN-tunneled TCP connections

A new vulnerability affect all Linux disro - How can I check if my OS (elementary OS) is affected by this so called "VPN-tunneled TCP connections." Further: How can I turn ON Reverse Path Forwarding ...
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I added accounts to my Elementary email client. Client does not show email content

The account routes through a local bridge service that decrypts/encrypts protonmail messages. Following protonmail's instructions, I added an account for my primary email The account routes through ...
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How to hide wingpanel or move to the side?

I'm running elementary (Hera) on a small 11" widescreen laptop. I'd like to have wingpanel either hidden or on the side of the screen so I don't lose any vertical space for working. Is that something ...
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Notifications wake my MacBook Pro after it's been closed and suspended

Is there any way to disable notifications on suspend so that my MacBook won't constantly wake up and drain the battery while it's sitting closed and idle?
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Can't install elementary OS 5.1 on Acer Predator Helios 300

Trying to install on my new laptop and I am getting the following error upon trying add a partition: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/plugins/ubi-partman.py", line 1298, ...
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How do I fix the error “couldn't find a place to store the pinned certificate”

Trying Elementary Hera - ran the email program, was told my mail server certificate was untrusted, got prompted to trust it, when I did so, there was a long delay after which the error Couldn't find ...
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How can I get rid of the static noise in my headphones on the Dell XPS-13 9360?

The title pretty much says it all. I've tried adjusting the gain with alsamixer to no avail. I am dual-booting alongside Windows 10 if that is relevant.
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How do I cast from chrome browser to my chrome cast

As the title says it simply does not work on elementary os. I've tried it with all my other devices running mac, windows and android and they all work fine. I'm running Juno and my chrome browser ...
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Login screen incorrect resolution

I have noticed that everytime I lock desktop resolution of lock screen change to I guess 800 something while my resolution of desktop is 1920x900.
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Display is blank when plugged in docking station

When notebook is booted when plugged in the docking station, all displays are used properly. When plugging out and in again without reboot in the docking station, only one screen is used, but shows a ...
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eOS on chromebook booting to black screen

I have recently installed elementary on my Acer Chromebook 11, but now whenever i boot it up it, it goes through the boot menu, it just goes to a black screen (the screen is turned on just displaying ...
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Slow Startup Of Firefox

Whenever I want to open Firefox it takes a second or two before I even see the window. Chromium-based browsers like Chrome or Brave launch instantly. I don't have issues with any other app except for ...
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Is there a whitelist for internet access in parental controls?

For young kids I think it is easier to start with only a couple of open web sites.
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Problems with Elementary on ASUS laptop

first, I would like to apologize. I am not an experienced Linux user. However, I used to run Ubuntu Linux on my computer. I recently wanted to try something new and fast and snappy as Elementary OS. ...
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is there a way to change the time that notifications take to disappear?

I would like to change the time a notification takes to disappear, when I get mails in a row it fills the screen with notifications and it takes too long to disappear, i have to clone each one to make ...
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Pantheon greeter disappears when I mistype my password

No chance for a second try? I've read (now) that a delay is default for security reasons. Does this include removing the greeter completely, leaving a black screen? Is this the intended behavior when ...
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Right Numeric keypad stopped working on Elementary OS

I am pretty new to the Linux Environment and the first Distro I wanted to try was the Elementary OS, so far it's been amazing experience. So it's been a week I am using Elementary OS and all of a ...
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“Language and Region” disappears in settings menu

I am new to elementary os and I can't find the "language and region" in my settings menu. Please Help!! OS: elementary OS 5.0 Juno Built on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Linux 4.15.0-69-generic
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Lockscreen Resolution issue Juno

I'm running Juno with dual monitor and Nvidia gtx card. Every time I lock pc it lowers the resolution(I would say 1024x from 1920x) for lock screen but when I login from the boot it showing correct ...
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Network Manager update has triggered network pauses

With the ath9k driver, the recent Network Manager (1.10.14) update creates "pauses" in applications that use the network without buffering. In Terminal, using, say, ssh, one will type something and ...
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Juno AppCenter 3.2.0 deb based updates ignored

The new AppCenter package for Juno, 3.2.0, which installed additional packages for Flatpak, broke all contact with the DEB repos. Updates that work fine with apt update/upgrade do not show up in ...
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Inamax Wireless Adapter not working

My apologies for being a n00b but I am dusting my linux back off after many years on Windows and exploring Elementary OS. I like what I see so far but I cannot get my wireless adapter to work. Does ...
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How to fix the font inside terminal?

Here's my problem. Let me know if anyone knows how to fix it.
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Black screen after unlock screen

Frequently I need to lock my screen using Super+L, but when I put my password to unlock, the system presents a black screen for over 10 seconds. After that all things are ok, but this black screen is ...
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Can't install juno on hp envy

I'm trying to install on hp envy with amd10 and radeon r6 but can't get it to install or to boot from usb and I couldn't find any answer to fix this. After acpi=off on boot I get the elementary logo ...
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Using the SIdeload app to install *.flatpakref files stuck at Preparing screen during installation

When using Sideload app to install any *.flatpakref file which is download from the Flathub site(clicking on Install), the installation is stuck at the preparing screen. ( this issue is specifically ...
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Bluetooth problem everytime I switch between ElementaryOS / Windows 10

Whenever I switch I get problems with bluetooth. It's not the problem with pairing, I copied my bluetooth devices keys from Windows to Elementary so I resolved problem with pairing devices every OS ...
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2015 Macbook Air Can't connect to WiFi (BCM4360)

Is there a guide for getting this working offline? Every guide I've found has come up short for me, and I have no way to connect to ethernet. Bluetooth tethering doesn't work either. I can connect to ...
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Can't reinstall Calendar from App Center

I deleted the calendar by mistake. But I can't reinstall it from the App Center. The package id's '' are not valid' was introduced when an error occurred during installation.
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Maximize with multiple displays

When I try to maximize a window on any screen other than my primary, while the screen arrangement is anything other than Left<>Right edge aligned, windows only maximize to half screen. see screen ...
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elementary OS is taking too much time to start

I just updated the operational system with the updates released, 1h ago i think, and then when i restarted the laptop, and did the login i had to wait more the 1 minute (maybe 2 minutes) to access my ...
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Strange windows border

I'm using elementary OS 5.0 Juno. When I use right click of mouse to popup some menus, there will leave some strange window borders.I can reproduce this by using terminal and smplayer. How to ...
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fcitx shows input method change popup, but does not change keyboard layout

I need 2 input languages on my elementary OS 5.0 Juno: English and Russian and I want to have different input methods in different windows. I was trying to use ibus, but it caused lags, so I have ...
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Settings are missing options and settings after update to Juno

I recently updated from Loki to Juno. I copied my home folder over as is. As I was copying the home folder over, after Juno had installed itself, I marked all the same-name folders to merge and all ...
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Dual screen resolution - Startup problem

Very new linux user here (3 days experience). I have 2 screens, that i have setup properly, not without having to fiddle with the little visual tool provided by default with elementary OS (screen ...
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Adjust refresh rate?

I'm trying to increase the refresh rate of my monitor on eOS 5.0 As other posts suggested I tried to use xrandr to adjust the refresh rate, from 60Hz to my monitors native 75Hz. According to the ...
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Screen Flickering Elementary OS 5.0 Juno

I installed Elementary OS 5.0 Juno a month ago and everything worked smoothly and fine. About a week ago, the screen kept flickering (brightness goes up and down and the screen get distorted every now ...
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Files' 'color tags' no longer persistent?

Color tags in elementary are consistently failing after reboot or restart 'Files' application. This behavior only recently started happening. I am running a 'vanilla' Juno release. I keep elementary ...
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updates to the operating system

Excellencies I really like your operating system for its simplicity and appearance. I'm a fan of elementary operating systems, but I had three headaches. All due to updates to the operating system, ...
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I'm having issues dual-booting eOS on a Macbook!

I've been trying to set up a dual boot on my Macbook Pro with a version of elementaryOS and the current version of macOS using rEFInd, but I've been having some issues and I'm not sure where the ...
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Elementary OS keeps on booting into a disabled administrator account

In order to better be able to administer my workstation which is used by the entire household I have set up one administrator account and took away administrator privileges for all the others. However ...
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How to get a macos theme for the login?

I have been trying to make my computer look like MacOS Mojave and this is what I have so far: I have everything as I want it except I wanted to know if there was a more Mac-esque wingpanel theme and ...
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Unknown Display after installing nvidia driver

Asus gaming laptop with 1920x1080p 120hz screen and Nvidia 1070. Comes up unknown display and locks it at 800x600 if uninstall the driver the screen works fine at the full-res and 120hz
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Firefox crashes Gnome Session

Firefox crashes when unlocking a locked session. This in itself is a Firefox issue. But the problem is that this crash cascades and crashes a gnome session, returning me to the login screen. I can ...

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