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How can I hide apps in slingshot?

Delete web application desktop entries added by Chrome to get rid of all web application entries, open a terminal session and run rm ~/.local/share/applications/chrome-*.desktop to delete only a ...
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Is there a tool/method to dynamically layout a grid of images for scrapbook cutouts?

The closest I have found is montage from image magik. It's not quite what you want, and you may have already seen it and decided it won't work. First, install imagemagik: sudo apt-get install ...
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How can I purge Scratch's configuration and / or re-install it?

You can reinstall apps / packages with apt-get with the following command: sudo apt-get install --reinstall scratch-text-editor
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Why don't certain GNOME apps show in Slingshot?

The .desktop file for nautilus by default shows only when the desktop environment is Unity or Gnome. To show Nautilus on slingshot you'll need to edit the desktop entry. Edit the file /usr/share/...
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How can I uninstall a site that was installed as a Web Application?

It’s a bit hidden, but you can remove added web apps in Epiphany itself. In the location entry at the top, type about:applications and hit Enter. You should see a screen like this. Find the installed ...
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How to install Apps through AppCenter on Loki?

You can install .deb files with apt in terminal with... sudo apt install ./filename.deb So in the folder of your .deb file open a terminal with mouse right click. Open in > Terminal and use this ...
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Can we install snap packages and other apps like firefox through AppCenter?

i think if you want you can, since loki is built on ubuntu 16.04 first install snapd sudo apt install snapd then install snap applications normally. For example to install a simple app just run ...
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Is there a tool/method to dynamically layout a grid of images for scrapbook cutouts?

Thanks to @magicalex over on Ask Ubuntu, I have found something pretty close to what I was looking for. Sometimes it can crop the images slightly but you can click regenerate to try another ...
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Plank has zoomed to fit screen width after recent update

I'm not sure what caused this on your system, but it looks like you've set the icon size to something enormous, try scaling down the icons by putting your mouse over the plank and using [ctrl] + [...
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How to set Google Chrome to default with Default Applications?

Open Chrome. In the top right, click the Chrome menu Click Settings. In the "Default browser" section, click Make Google Chrome the default browser. If you don't see the button, Google Chrome is ...
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Can we install snap packages and other apps like firefox through AppCenter?

Firefox is already available in AppCenter. AppCenter doesn't support the installation of Snap packages at this time
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AppCenter not displaying showcased apps

In the end I found that my system was using the elementary-os/daily repository. Removing this, replacing it with ppa:elementary-os/stable, and reinstalling AppCenter fixed my problem.
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Does elementary OS support snap packages from AppCenter?

Snaps Snaps are not supported in the AppCenter but you can install Snaptastic. Snaptastic will manage Snaps, including updates, installation and removal. Snaptastic is found in the AppCenter. ...
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Why won't the Music App launch?

I found the workaround here: https://github.com/elementary/music/issues/391 It crashes on startup if an NTFS partition is mounted. I unmounted all network shares and it doesn't crash on startup for ...
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Snap applications start extremely slowly

I've heard of similar issues with Snap apps off and on. One easy alternative is to use Flatpak apps from Flathub when apps exist in both places. To install an app from Flathub: Visit the app's page ...
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StackSIdebar is not visible

You are adding the stack to the window: https://github.com/Suzie97/Project_X97/blob/4506489bbe5d79343728e6259d614dacc4b2036d/Project_X97/src/Window.vala#L64 You are then constructing an object called ...
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Window position and size not saved when app is closed

You seem to be missing one last step, actually calling the function that is supposed to save the new values in the gsettings schema. To do this, you need to connect the delete_event signal to your ...
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Elementary seems restrictive

I can confirm that both Opera and Libre install just fine. I can also confirm that some apps do not show their proper icon when first installed and the install was not made via the appcenter, however ...
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"Failed to fetch updates" popping up on app center and cannot install apps

Replace hera to bionic in the next files: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/appcenter.list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/patches.list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/elementary.list Use the following command to automate ...
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cant change app launcher grid in settings/tweak

The option of custom columns and rows is removed from the slingshot - that's why it is not in dconf editor neighter elementary-tweaks anymore. There are few closed issues on that into github and the ...
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Third party apps doesn't show on slingshot

I hate when my apps doesn't show up in the launcher too 😒😒 I think AppEditor can solve your problems, it's a great app for editing our launcher/slingshot entries. Link: AppEditor I will try to ...
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Problems fetching OS updates (App center seemingly not working the right way...)

I got this error resolved by running sudo apt-get clean source
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remina pulldown menu not present

I use Remina ever day for work, and I have experienced this bug on occasion. What helps for me at least is to delete the connection, and then re-do it, and the bug should stay gone. I've only had it ...
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AppCenter not displaying showcased apps

Last Sunday I installed elementary OS on my wife's laptop and I noticed that too. But in my case, I just needed to wait 2 minutes and after that every time I opened AppCenter it showed me all their ...
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How can I install SABnzbd in elementary os

Open AppCentre and search for sabnzbd. Then click on "free" and it will install. You can use the command line as well: sudo apt install sabnzbdplus
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Gnome Maps not working properly

I know this is a couple of years old but. I had the same issue in Ubuntu and found this solution. After setting this up (I had to install gsconnect to connect my phone to gnome which I had done ...
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How to install Apps through AppCenter on Loki?

The app center does not handle deb packages. This is what I did and it works for me. I installed GDebi Package Installer(Cardboard box one) from the App Center. Which allowed me to install deb ...
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Will Kexy (calligra office suite) work in elementary?

Seeing that elementary is a ubuntu based distribution, according to: https://userbase.kde.org/Calligra/Download#Ubuntu The current calligra release is unstable on it. Also it would require a lot of ...
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