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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can Elementary OS 5 and 6 run in Alienware Area 51M laptop?

Yes, Elementary OS 5 and OS 6 should be able to run on the recent Alienware notebooks. That said, given that your hardware is pretty new, you will want to use OS 6 as it ships with the newer kernel ...
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Validity Fingerprint 138a:0090 reader

Ok, have got fingerprint authentication working now in Hera 5.1, with the Thinkpad X1. Maybe others will be luckier than me, but following the instructions on https://github.com/3v1n0/libfprint did ...
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Error editing connection - Did not find a connection with UUID

Open terminal and type sudo nmtui. You should be able to manage networks there.
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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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i cannot run Elementary os

How I solve it : I read only my GTX 1050 is not compatible with ubuntu without a driver. So : I during boot I click "e" Button and I wrote after quiet splash This : nouveau.modeset=0 after ...
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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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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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What are the differences between Marlin and Pantheon Files?

The two look similar because elementary forked Pantheon Files from Marlin in 2012 after the lead dev lost interest in the project. The dev posted in May 2013 that the two were indistinguishable apart ...
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