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How can I adjust the mouse scrollwheel speed?

Adjust scroll speed This is based directly on an answer to a similar question on AskUbuntu by user stvn66. I have tested it under elementary OS 0.4 Loki. Unfortunately there is no simple setting to ...
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How to disable keyboard shortcuts pop up in Juno?

Go to Settings > Keyboard and change the default behavior for the ⌘-key to disabled. ⌘-key is the super-key or the 'windows'-key. See wikipedia for the origin of the symbol.
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Clipboard manager with Pantheon integration

You can use "Clippy" docklet in the dock (Plank). Open Plank preferences by pressing Ctrl and right/secondary clicking on Plank (or just run plank --preferences in the Terminal) and go to Docklets ...
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Pantheon Shell Loading So Slow

I think you are running into a known issue, that many of us encountered already. Please run this command from the terminal. sudo mv /etc/xdg/autostart/at-spi-dbus-bus.desktop /etc/xdg/autostart/at-...
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How to display folder size in file explorer?

The devs should correct me, but I don't think this is possible. I think you will have to file a bug report on launchpad. The reason will probably be that it requires a lot of disk reading to find the ...
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How can I change label color for any entry in Files, using scripts?

Low-level sqlite approach The file-color associations are stored in the ~/.config/marlin/marlin.db sqlite database. You can try to reverse-engineer the format, as far as I have seen, there is one ...
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Firefox Context Menus are weird and don't work correctly

I don't know if this is an firefox bug or not but there are more topics about this Firefox right button on selected text start Inspect Tool not right button menu and Firefox right click issue Also ...
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How do I accept a file via Bluetooth?

I have managed to fix this in elementaryOS 5 (Juno). You might be able to do this on lower versions as well: Pair the device with your computer using the default Bluetooth settings in the control ...
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Pantheon DE missing from lightdm after ubuntu update

I've found that with an update of an elementaryos component, they updated a dependency version of the package libmutter-2-0, version 3.28.4-0ubuntu18.04.1+elementary4~ubuntu5.0.1, which is not from ...
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Top menu bar is disapearing

I just applied updates via appcenter and had the same issue. Switchboad won't open either. I'm not sure if it's a new bug in switchboard-plug-security-privacy or what, but I was able to remove that ...
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How do I change the wallpaper through the command line?

Thanks to the Set Wallpaper Contract there already is a convenient way to set a new wallpaper: set-wallpaper Example: set-wallpaper ~/Downloads/coolpicture.png set-wallpaper some-name.png will set ...
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How to fix pantheon desktop if I got this messed up screen after I log in?

Thanks, finally I managed to solve the issue. I killed the second desktop running in a separate window and purged all the Nautilus packages. Now it works as it should be.
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How to reduce "Files" 0.3.2 window size?

The minimum window size (910 x 640 in pixels) is now hard coded into Files as the result of a recent merge, so cannot be changed (except with a bug request, possibly). It was thought to be a ...
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pantheon desktop takes a long time to load

This is probably a duplicate Delay to Start Elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit) Try this: mv /etc/xdg/autostart/at-spi-dbus-bus.desktop /etc/xdg/autostart/at-spi-dbus-bus.disabled
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Icons messed up..Please help?

This will reinstall the default icons and theme: sudo apt install --reinstall elementary-theme elementary-icon-theme elementary-default-settings elementary-desktop Also try this: System Settings -> ...
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Where is the pantheon GitHub repository?

Here is the repository of elementary. github repository
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Securely Wipe/Shred Files in Pantheon via Right Click menu

This should be possible with a contractor, something like this: [Contractor Entry] Name=Shred Description=Securely delete a file Icon= MimeType=!inode/blockdevice;inode/chardevice;inode/fifo;inode/...
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shrink Window title bar

Install dconf: sudo apt install dconf-tools Open it from the menu and then goto /org/gnome/desktop/interface/text-scaling-factor , and set it to 1.44 or 1.5 on a 4k screen. Everything looks very ...
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How do I accept a file via Bluetooth?

In addition to what Pieter shared in his answer, I had to take the following additional steps before I could receive files from a Windows 10 laptop: After installing blueman, restart the computer and ...
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Resolution in Zoom meeting app larger than desktop resolution

For anyone else that might experience this, here's the answer I learned: I ended up creating a file at ~/.config/zoomus.conf: [General] autoScale=false
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How can I sign in with my fingerprint on Elementary OS 6 Odin?

The Elementary OS greeter has support for fprintd via PAM. First, install the required packages: sudo apt install libpam-fprintd Next, start fprintd if it's not yet started: sudo systemctl start ...
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Display Scaling Crashes Pantheon, No Way to Fix

After tons of troubleshooting, the following solved it: Log in as normal. Immediately after logging in as the affected user bring up TTY1 with Ctl-Fn-Alt-F1 Enter export DISPLAY=:0.0 Set gsetting ...
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Does Pantheon support windowshades, popup menus?

Pantheon supports Window Shading (to my memory), but not Desktop Menus (what you are calling popup menus). Slingshot provides that purpose. You however mimic this functionality (almost) by using ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for not only Firefox but all applications?

From answer in other post: No, its not possible for all. Window decorations are now drawn by the application itself. There no longer is a separate title bar.
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Unable to start Pantheon

Check if you have broken soft links in /usr/bin: cd /usr/bin for x in * .[!.]* ..?*; do if [ -L "$x" ] && ! [ -e "$x" ]; then echo "$x"; fi; done This will list all broken soft links. If you ...
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apt-get build-dep command fails for pantheon-mail fails

You must add a repository from elementary OS team in order to download the source package for pantheon-mail. Try: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily sudo apt-get update Open Software ...
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Use only Gnome on Elementary OS

why not use ubuntu gnome directly than elementary? The problem is that you can't use the latest version of gnome and keep pantheon and other elementary apps, this is because the gtk version used in ...
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How can I adjust the mouse scrollwheel speed?

Unfortunately there is no setting in elementary OS to adjust this. There is a bug over there at Launchpad. A possible solution could be http://www.webupd8.org/2015/12/how-to-change-mouse-scroll-wheel-...
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add directory pantheon files

Click on "Carpeta Personal", create your Work file in Home (or wherever you want). Then right-click that new file and left click on Bookmark (or for you it's probably "Marcador" or something like that)...
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