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How can I report an issue or request a feature for elementary OS to the developers?

elementary has provided a thorough bug reporting guide that explains how to file good issue reports in the right place. In short: Find the Issues page for the app in question on GitHub Be specific in ...
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How should I type elementary OS? With a lowercase e or an uppercase E?

elementary is the name used for the entire project (operating system and everything else related to it). elementary OS is just the name of the operating system, not the entire project. elementary's ...
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Is it correct/acceptable to use 'eOS' as an acronym for elementary OS?

No , it is not There must be lots of E things like eRadio , eSoft , eFM , eSettings and eLaptop . elementary want to have the elementary brand and not the E brand (if they did want to they would call ...
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terminal dosnt install discord?

To install a downloaded .deb file, you have to use the command dpkg. sudo dpkg -i <distination>/<package>.deb Or install Eddy, it's point and click for .deb files. By the way Discord is ...
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Will there be tablet support?

elementary OS is focused on the PC and tablets are not officialy supported, but it is possible to install elementary OS on them http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EuzuoFt15YM
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When will Loki support end? (What date?)

The elementary team typically only supports the latest release with feature updates, which I think is mainly a volunteer issue than anything else. The team tends to not set firm release dates and ...
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When will Loki support end? (What date?)

I guess it will have updates until next elementary OS release (0.5) but the backend (Ubuntu) will keep updating until EOL, which is IIRC in 2021
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Where to find the list of components of an elementary OS release?

Dan can answer with 100% perfection to your question. I am quoting from the link: Desktop Development: Our desktop environment and all its apps are built using Vala, GTK+, Clutter, Cairo, Granite ...
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How old is elementary OS?

elementary: 6 years elementary OS: 4 and a half years We released Jupiter on March 31st, 2011. But, elementary icons was registered on Launchpad as far back as June 6th, 2009. So we’ve been around ...
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Adding feature to elementary os

I would start here: https://elementary.io/docs/code/getting-started You can find the elementary source on Launchpad and GitHub. Also you might look into joining the elementarycommunity on Slack.
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Is there any way to donate through PayPal?

The way to download and pay with Paypal or just donate money to help is at the moment (November, 30, 2016): Go to: https://elementary.io If you want to download elementary OS and pay by PayPal: ...
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How to put minimize and maximize button in elementary os loki

You need to install elementary-Tweaks instead Gnome Tweak Tool, but maybe you can find that setting under the 'Windows' tab in the Tweak Tool. If not: First run in a terminal this commands (you need ...
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How can I contribute to fixing bugs in elementary OS?

The page https://elementary.io/get-involved#desktop-development has two links: Bitesized bugs Bountied bugs Anyway you can find elementary OS bugs on Launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementary/...
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How can I donate?

In the Get Involved section you have all the ways you can donate money to elementary. You can donate periodically using Patreon, make one donation using paypal or you can also buy something from the ...
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How can I donate?

I donate to Elementary via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/elementary/overview Patreon takes PayPal as well as other payment methods.
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Instability in full screen videos ElementaryOs 5

Check my answer here https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/16901/14940 Is only a bypass but still a way to see fullscreen videos while isn't fixed
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I have been using elementary Os for almost 6 months

it is not discontinued, the latest version is 5.0 Juno, based on ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I must remind you that eOS is based only on the LTS versions of ubuntu. So when another LTS version of ubuntu comes ...
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Elementary OS privacy questions

As far as I know there is still an "Amazon App" pre-installed by default on current Ubuntu versions. However it is really just a link to the website and can be easily uninstalled. What you're ...
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can i push my modification directly to elementry os desktop repository ?

If you don't know where to begin, try the developer guide they provide, it helps a lot. Unfortunately developing an OS don't work this way, you have to start a issue on launchpad or github (depending ...
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BCMWL WiFi not working for me. Can I get a reminder on how to get it working in Odin?

Have been struggling with this, too. You need to install Kernel Headers first. See this: https://github.com/elementary/os/issues/526#issue-965454894 you might need to sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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terminal dosnt install discord?

Download discord, then install sudo dpkg -i discord-*.deb. or Easy way just install discord from flatpak flatpak install flathub com.discordapp.Discord or you can browse/ search in Appcenter
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How to develop wingpanel extension in plain C language?

Build the sample indicator and look at the generated c code. https://github.com/elementary/wingpanel/tree/master/sample https://stackoverflow.com/a/653413
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Can I create a Linux distribution based on elementary OS?

I'm not on the elementary development team or anything but there is this. --> https://elementary.io/get-involved At that link they state "Everything that we make is 100% open source and developed ...
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The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer

Solved by burning the ISO disc on Windows 10. Running Mojave OSX and it appears the feature to burn a bootable ISO image was removed by Apple for some unknown reason. So OSX users, burn the disc on ...
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elementary OS included software

Also, Libreoffice takes a lot of space. This contributes to making the iso smaller.
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How I get minimize window active side?

With Elementary OS's Juno release, this option is conveniently placed in the System Settings. Navigation: Setting -> Desktop -> Dock Once at this location, the Dock behaviour controls are Icon Size, ...
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How I get minimize window active side?

sudo apt install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks sudo apt install elementary-tweaks Then open settings and change that option in Tweaks menu.
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Mouse randomly moves and clicks everywhere

Are you on a laptop? Go into settings, mouse and touchpad and uncheck tap to click and it should stop exhibiting that behavior.
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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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Is there any way to donate through PayPal?

Sure, you can donate a monthly amount (minimum US$5) via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/elementary
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