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How can I add a PPA in Loki?

As far as I know it is intentional from the eOS team. I also had such issues in Loki beta. In order to add PPAs run the following in the terminal sudo apt install software-properties-common
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How to display system tray icons in elementary OS Juno?

About system tray icons. In release-juno, elementaryOS dropped the support of the old Ayatana Indicators While the software devs implement the new way you can have them back by... $ sudo add-apt-...
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Missing icons in the wingpanel

Sadly, with Loki support for system tray icons based on Ayatana Indicators was obsoleted and definitively dropped in Juno. I found a nice article which gives a workaround (tested working on my PCs). ...
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Elementary OS ignoring suspend disable

This is a known bug: https://github.com/elementary/switchboard-plug-power/issues/89 There's a workaround near the (current) bottom of the page: This problem is because the power settings are used ...
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Touchpad right button not working for right click on juno

I had the same Problem with my XPS 13. The Solution was very easy. System Settings > Mouse & Touchpad > Physical clicking (in the Touchpad area) Set it from Multitouch to Touchpad areas. ...
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How do I remove build-in docklets from Plank?

drag 'Desktop' icon from dock to somewhere else.
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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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How to disable screen rotation on Juno

I have juno running in an HP EliteBook 8460p with the screen rotation problem when I tilt the keyboard. To stop this, this worked for me: sudo systemctl stop iio-sensor-proxy.service
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How can I add a PPA in Loki?

The following should install the tool to add apt repositories. Remember that elementary doesn't support or secure these, so they are entirely at your own risk. sudo apt install software-properties-...
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How to update from elementary OS loki to juno?

There is no way to update from an elementary version to another one. You have to clean install every time. Hopefully in the next version they will add the option to update.
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elementary OS 5.0 and Hardware Sensors Indicator

Why doesn't it work? Elementary OS dropped support for GtkStatusIcon and Ayatana [source] (the two tray APIs most applications use). The reason is probably that they wanted to force developers to ...
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How to display system tray icons in elementary OS Juno?

the network icon was duplicated, how to leave only what is native to the system?
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Night light sunrise/sunset not working

As an interim solution you can install dconf-editor and change the key org/gnome/system/location to enabled. After that, the Night light settings will work as expected. You can also change the ...
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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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Bug, fullscreen Atom. The window is *hidden*

The same thing also happens with Brave (browser). It's clear that the window is maximized, as the panel at the top becomes black. If you click and drag down just below the black panel, the program ...
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how to make backspace work in 'files'

Alt left/right right is the keyboard shortcut for moving through history, just like in browsers.
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How can I disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 5?

You can use the Event Sounds option in the Sound settings to disable this sound. In previous versions of Elementary OS this option didn't work. The old workaround is below. I think the "Event Sounds"...
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Very strange double titlebar

This is a known issue. It only occurs with applications that request legacy window decorations (titlebars, borders, etc...). I'm part of the elementary team and I'm looking into a fix, but it's not a ...
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Can't install elementary-tweaks on Juno

Follow this steps Open a terminal, then write and execute (by pressing ENTER) this commands, one at a time: sudo apt install software-properties-common will ask your password sudo add-apt-...
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libdvd-pkg: `apt-get check` failed?

all you have to do is: sudo dpkg-reconfigure libdvd-pkg
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No wireless network after installation of elementary OS Juno

I had the same problem after I couldn't recover from a Window's 10 bad config issue and decided to go Linux for my desktops. I even installed it three times thinking I did something wrong. Here's the ...
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"Failed to Fetch Update" error when opening app center on newly installed Juno

I believe you have no network connection. Get a wired connection (Ethernet) and open appcenter, it will be able to fetch updates. Tip: You may face problem with WiFi. If you do, click on the ...
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Elementary OS Juno and Windows 10 dualboot time is wrong. RTC time is not changing to local

Please execute this in your terminal, timedatectl set-local-rtc 1 --adjust-system-clock Do not worry if you see a warning after running timedatectl.
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It is recommended to upgrade elementary OS 5 kernel?

You can install the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Hardware Enablement (HWE) packages in order to get a newer kernel. I've been using this on my Elementary systems for half a year or so without issues (Elementary 5....
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Hotcorner for minimize current window

In Terminal, without installing anything: gsettings set org.pantheon.desktop.gala.behavior hotcorner-topright 'minimize-current'
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Monitor settings do not work. Cannot disable integrated screen of the laptop

default integrated monitor is not always LVDS-1 first you should get overview of detected displays and their aliases by command xrandr | grep " connected " | awk '{ print$1 }' then cast xrandr --...
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Switching wallpapers doesn't work on Juno

The same problem was solved for Loki previously. You have to restart (or at least reload) Gala to change the wallpaper. To do that, you can type or paste the following into Terminal: killall -HUP ...
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How do I enable desktop icons on elementaryOS 5.0 Juno?

Install Desktop Folder from App Center

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