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Questions specific to elementary OS 0.4, codenamed "Loki".
893 questions
Questions specific to elementary OS 0.3, codenamed "Freya". Freya has been superseded by Loki.
632 questions
Questions about installing elementary OS in any supported architecture. Post-installation questions should not be under this tag.
562 questions
Questions specific to elementary OS 5.0, codenamed "Juno".
512 questions
for questions about updates and issues after updating
432 questions
Questions specific to elementary OS 5.1, code name "Hera".
421 questions
Questions about the bootup process in elementary OS. Use this tag if you have trouble booting elementary OS or you have questions about the bootup process.
377 questions
Settings are options in a program that allow you to configure the program to suit your needs.
373 questions
should be used for display and video related issues. Questions about hardware issues and what display to buy are off-topic.
340 questions
WiFi is a networking technology permitting the exchange of information through wireless (radio) connections.
327 questions
Questions about the default file manager, Files (also known as Pantheon Files), which can be used to perform all file management tasks, including accessing the entire file system.
321 questions
Questions about wingpanel, the bar that appears at the top of the screen. This includes both regular usage, and customization.
309 questions
The elementary OS app store (replaces the Ubuntu Software Center).
298 questions
Questions about software that runs on elementary OS. This includes the default applications like Files and Mail, and also apps from the software center and those downloaded manually.
292 questions
Questions about installing software, either as binaries or from source code, as well as using the Software Center.
289 questions
For questions regarding the function of the entire operating system and issues that affect users system-wide.
257 questions
Greeter is the operating system's lock/login screen. It is handled by the LightDM display manager and known as "Pantheon Greeter" in elementary OS, though other greeters are available.
245 questions
for networking and internet related issues in elementary OS
234 questions
Questions about keyboard shortcuts: both which ones to use and how to create custom shortcuts.
228 questions
Questions about keyboards, both touch and otherwise. However, please add the "touchscreen" tag for touchscreen keyboard questions.
206 questions
Terminal is the elementary OS app for entering text commands, formally known as Pantheon Terminal. For the Ubuntu terminal, use "gnome-terminal".
200 questions
For questions regarding the installation of two or more operating systems on a single computer.
180 questions
Questions about issues relating to drivers on elementary OS.
176 questions
Desktop is a set of unifying concepts used by graphical user interfaces to help users more easily interact with the computer.
172 questions
Questions about the graphics driver — system software that controls a computer's video adapter (aka graphics card) or GPU.
169 questions
Plank is elementary OS's default dock. It shows active applications and is usually found at the bottom of the screen.
166 questions
Questions about sound issues with elementary OS spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers/headset to the transfer of audio signals via audio port, bluetooth and HDMI.
156 questions
GRUB is the GRand Unified Bootloader, a BootLoader that can be used to boot most operating systems.
153 questions
Questions related to the configuration and activation of touchpad / trackpads.
146 questions
Questions relating to Pantheon, elementary OS's desktop shell.
144 questions
Questions related to Suspend Mode, which is a special low-power mode often used on laptops that preserves the contents of RAM while using less power than normal.
143 questions
Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.
142 questions
Advanced Packaging Tool, the package manager for Debian-based distributions. It is also the most used tool for installing packages in Ubuntu. Questions about using any of the apt tools should use this…
141 questions
for issues relating to Bluetooth on elementary OS
132 questions
for questions relating to running elementary OS on a MacBook
129 questions
default email client in elementary OS (formerly known as Geary)
127 questions
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