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How to install Google Drive?

Google itselft doesn't provide a linux-client for Google Drive, but there are several third-party clients: Grive 2 Grive 2 is the fork of the original command line client Grive. There are a few ...
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Is there a countdown timer application for elementary OS?

I think you need a pomodoro App Well there are some that are specifically made for elementary. Tomato Tomato App is a time management application based on the Pomodoro technique, specially developed ...
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Is there a countdown timer application for elementary OS?

Go For it Yep I did go fast and recommended a basic app (tomato) but I have dug one more out with more features, but it is doesn't look as good compared to tomato. It does have a more configurable ...
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Is there an elementary HIG-compliant screenshot app?

The default one is gnome-screenshot and as far as I can tell it respects the HIG guidelines (see window decorations). Looking through 3rd-party solutions specifically developed for elementary OS, ...
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Are there any IRC clients that comply with the human interface guidelines?

A good suggestion is probably the IRC client Relay currently in development by agronick and specifically aimed at elementary OS. You can install it with: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:agronick/relay ...
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How can I crop images?

Photos (and its companion Photo Viewer) is installed by default and can crop images.
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Is there a pantheon-integrated encryption utility?

Use Gnome Encfs Manager. It's not an official elementary app, and it doesn't work from within Files, but it's worked really well for me. You can have the program launch at startup, or you can just ...
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Looking for a tag-based file manager

Maybe try something like Data Crow? I was never much satisfied with the "iTunes" approach to this, wherein you get an app to "Import" some "Library" of items that you can then tag and search and ...
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4 votes

Is there a pantheon-integrated encryption utility?

Install seahorse and seahorse-contracts. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily sudo apt-get install seahorse seahorse-contracts I recommend you remove the daily repo after installation to ...
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What is the best torrent client on elementary OS?

I'm going to preface this with a nod to the fact that I work on elementary.io, and thanks to that have access to lots of lovely metrics mere mortals are not normally privy to. Transmission (38%) ...
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Is there a elementary HIG compliant video editor?

At this time you can be happy when having a working video editor on elementary OS. Kdenlive from the 14.04 Repo is very outdated and has some problems. The newer builds from the ppa rely on newer ...
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What is the best torrent client on elementary OS?

I quite like qBittorrent (sudo apt install qbittorent if the command-line is your thing) I don't know if it is the best - I haven't done that much testing - but it satisfies your requirement for ...
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How can I crop images?

GIMP GIMP is a free graphic manipulation tool. Installation: From software center. You can also install it through the terminal, if you are comfortable doing that, by running this command: sudo ...
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Elementary on 2 in 1 laptops - Touch screen

Loki has compatibility with touchscreen, at least in my case (Asus X550C). Just like you, I have Windows 10 installed along with Elementary. When I was in Freya, touchscreen was not supported and didn'...
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Can I run Photoshop CC 2015 and other illustrator programs on elementary OS?

Well... You cannot really run professional CAD and Adobe applications on Linux. You should either use a Mac or if you want to use Linux you should be prepared for some work. There are various options:...
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XMPP chat client that meets Human Interface Guidelines

A dedicated chat app was recently discussed as a prominent wishlist request, but there isn't any such app in full development beyond prototypes as of now. The chat project has an open bounty of $550 ...
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Will there be elementary OS 5.0

Development for elementary 0.5 will be happening in the future series on Launchpad, however currently there are no changes, only bug reports (not surprising given that elementary 0.4 was only released ...
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Can I run Photoshop CC 2015 and other illustrator programs on elementary OS?

The problem with elementary is that all adobe and other design programs are not on Linux. So as far as I know, your best choice would be a Mac, as it is beautiful and has compatibility with all those ...
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How to install an app named Albert?

I also couldn't make Albert work and also learned that it doesn't have nearly as much features as on macOS. I finally figured out how to make Albert work. Remove Albert - only if you already tried ...
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How to install an app named Albert?

I have checked the source you're referring to. There's no package for ubuntu 18.04 and up. It havn't been updated in 3 years. So you have to find other means to try Albert.
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Casque bose qc35II non reconnu

Bonjour, J'ai aussi eu un problème de connexion avec un casque SONY WH-1000XM3, si avec Elementary OS tu n'arrives pas à bien synchroniser un casque, une enceinte... bref un dispositif audio le mieux ...
1 vote

Remote access options for off-site tech support

It's not as elegant as other solutions but teamviewer has everything you need.
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Elementary on 2 in 1 laptops - Touch screen

My computer is a Dell Inspiron 5578 2in1, with Windows 10 and Loki, and it works ok as a tablet. I don't have auto rotation, but solved it with ScreenRotator. OnBoard works lovely, as an on-screen ...
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Elementary on 2 in 1 laptops - Touch screen

Not necessarily. I have tried Loki with two different 2in1 laptops. On one, a Dell 3000 series, the touchscreen works, but rotation is buggy. It always rotates into the wrong orientation, so it is ...
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Change metadata on several images at once

There are two good tools to edit meta-data of image-files: exiftool and exiv2 exiftool: You will find exif here: official site It also has a graphical frontend: frontend for exif exiv2: This is ...
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Alternative to Pixel Saver (remove title bar and place buttons in top bar)

Yes, Pixel Saver stop working in new Gnome But Unite works well on Ubuntu 19.04. One more alternative is gtk-title-bar
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Alternative to Pixel Saver (remove title bar and place buttons in top bar)

This is not possible for two reasons: Window decorations are now drawn by the application itself. There no longer is a separate title bar. The panel does not support such an API.
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How can I crop images?

You can use PImagizer to resize one by one, or use Converseen to resize many images. You can install it by the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
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