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How to switch to zsh?

Run this: sudo apt-get install zsh Verify where zsh is by typing whereis zsh. Run chsh and it'll ask you to type in your password and to enter the new value. If you've verified that zsh is available ...
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How to install Fish shell

It's pretty easy, first add the fish shell repository: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:fish-shell/release-3 Then just updated your repos: sudo apt-get update Now we can install it: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to switch to zsh?

I switched yesterday to zsh, all I had to do, was sudo apt-get install zsh chsh -s $(which zsh) Close all your terminals afterwards and you are done. You can customize your shell further with Oh My ...
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Install a Gnome Shell extension

This is likely due to the fact that elementary is running the Pantheon desktop not Gnome Shell. While Pantheon is built upon GTK3, it is not a Gnome Shell desktop. Therefore many things that work in ...
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Workspace Switch Hot Corner

There is a way and it is actually has been explained in I believe /org/pantheon/desktop/behavior which is seems like settings area that we can access with dconf-editor (or you can see .xml version of ...
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Ctrl + Tab not working for Loki Terminal with Fish

It seems that there is no (more) Ctrl + Tab hotkey, you can move with Alt+1-9 or Ctrl+Shift+←/→ Cf. Pantheon-terminal key binds
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Anaconda Navigator installed successfully but not opening in Elementary OS Hera. How can we resolve this?

I don't think you're supposed to run anaconda-navigator as root. You'll want to make sure that you have installed the application as a normal user and not as root. So don't prefix the command to run ...
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How to set the default browser from within a shell script

I found this could be done with xdg-settings set default-web-browser brave-browser.desktop where brave-browser.desktop is the desktop file of the desired browser
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Font in Terminal looks corrupted

This issue may be caused by two things: 1) you have modified your system font settings and have set some proportional font (i.e. OpenSans Regular, in which different letters have different widths) ...
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What if ssh does not work?

Make sure you got the right connection information. This is not a system error. More information about SSH and how to use it: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Secure_Shell#Client_usage (ArchLinux ...
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Critical System Issue

You messed up some dependencies by holding packages . (I know that libstdc++ issue with steam and that there's a solution where you actually have to hold-mark certain packages, but you can definately ...
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Problem with installing Pantheon shell on Ubuntu

The package Pantheon is looking for in that error message is called gconf-defaults-service. That being said, Pantheon is not supported for Ubuntu nor is there anyone maintaining a working version of ...
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Can't execute shell scripts

Place the exec option after the user option, or your drive will still be mounted as noexec, because user option implies noexec, nosuid, and nodev.
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How to install Fish shell

pantheon-terminal supports its process completion notifications for fish! To enable them, you need to put the following line either in /etc/fish/config.fish to enable them for the entire system or in ~...
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How to install Fish shell

OS X With Homebrew brew install fish Debian wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/shells:fish:release:2/Debian_8.0/Release.key apt-key add - < Release.key echo 'deb http://download....
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