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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 ...
Michael Kanis's user avatar
13 votes

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 ...
quassy's user avatar
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elementary OS going Zesty

No. This is because Ubuntu based distros that are not official spins like Linux Mint and elementary OS are based on the latest LTS versions. This is done because LTS releases are more throughly tested ...
Jøê Grèéñ's user avatar
6 votes

Can I pay with PayPal to download elementary OS?

The way to download and pay with Paypal is at the moment (October, 31, 2016): Download the OS typing 0 in the "Custom" section; afterwards press "Purchase elementary OS". Next to this you should ...
Jorge R. Marín's user avatar
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How to run multiple command sequentially?

You can make shell scripts to achieve this. A shell script usually starts with #!/bin/bash. Let's say you want to execute sudo apt update and ls but you don't want to type it every time. So a shell ...
Hasan's user avatar
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4 votes

I've deleted a file I need in the /lib directory. I am struggling to recover that file

Run sudo apt-get install --reinstall libssl1.0.0 in the terminal to reinstall the libssl library on system I recommend before deleting a important file always rename it to YOURFILENAME.old or ...
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How to view all existing user of my system?

It is normal for your system to have some system users and system users are usually not listed in the user accounts under system settings. To check them execute the following command in terminal, ...
Hasan's user avatar
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user is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported

How can I add new user to sudoers file? If you wish to create a user with sudo privilege, execute, sudo adduser --ingroup sudo <username> If you wish to add an existing user, execute sudo ...
Hasan's user avatar
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Is it possible to use elementary OS from a live USB while persisting its data?

elementary OS does not officially support being used as a persistent live USB. However, the following method can be tried at your own risk: It is possible to use third-party software to have your ...
Hasan's user avatar
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3 votes

How do I fix this error when trying to install packages?

The script says "You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these". Have you tried running sudo apt-get -f install? It will attempt to correct broken dependencies. Afterwards, you would ...
wolf's user avatar
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If I donate once, do I get continuous updates of elementary OS whenever it is released?

elementary OS is open source, that is (and much more than this but from this point of view) you get exactly the same software whether you pay or not. So there is nothing like "special access / ...
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Missing "Bluetooth settings"

It's a known bug. You can try installing 'sudo apt install switchboard-plug-bluetooth' It should add bluetooth setting to your system settings menu up to next system update. Moreover, I turn on ...
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Need New Laptop, Suggestions?

Any suggestions for a good laptop that runs well with Elementary? Currently (2018), any new gen intel laptops have a good support with debian based distros (like Elementary), so it will run flawless. ...
Jordan Junior's user avatar
3 votes

Elementary OS ignoring suspend disable

I had the same issue. I had set "Suspend when inactive" to "Never", but it would still suspend when idle. Because I don't care to EVER put this system into suspend mode (automatically or otherwise), ...
Joel Baxter's user avatar
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How can I know which is my Elementary OS version?

Answer If lsb_release -a , tells you about Ubuntu 16.04 means you have elementary OS Loki installed. Don't know why doesn't say Loki. elementary OS is a distribution on it's own based on Ubuntu, ...
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How can I know which is my Elementary OS version?

You can check it by clicking the power button from the top right corner of your computer and then 'About This Computer'. Or you can also click on Application from top left corner of your screen and ...
Hasan's user avatar
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(LoadError) No such file or directory - wpscan

Actually the things is nothing wrong here you can just run wpscan with wpscan. And don't forget to run inside the wpscan folder, unless you may get some other errors. Go ahead and try wpscan --url <...
Hasan's user avatar
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USB does not work on elementary OS (Juno) on virtual box

I think there's nothing wrong with elementary OS, the problem is with your Virtual Box instead. I am guessing your USB (not supported one) is USB 3 and the other one (old one) is USB 2. And you may ...
Hasan's user avatar
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2 votes

Delete suspends RedShift

I had this issue on Loki as well. It is fixable by installing the newest version from github. Click clone or download and download as a zip file. I built it using the instructions in HACKING.md. You'...
Michael Roberts's user avatar
2 votes

How to disable recent files in pantheon files?

If you enable privacy mode like so: You'll still see an empty "Recent" link in file manager: However it should disappear from the open file dialogue for apps:
Sysfu's user avatar
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elementary OS freezes completely

I have 3 suggestions and questions for you. We need to analyze the environment before we fix and come to conclusion. After freeze, hard reboot your machine. After that open one console, do a sudo ...
TusharG's user avatar
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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-...
bigbang's user avatar
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2 votes

Restore from trash not working?

It is a bug: restore from trash fails Was confirmed and as i see fixed by Jeremy Wootten.
Luis Medina's user avatar
2 votes

How to customize wingpanel in elementary OS 0.4 Loki?

It depends on what you mean by "customize". As far as I can tell, the authors of those replacement panel projects have stopped development, so you probably won't be able to replace your panel with ...
Daniel Foré's user avatar
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Have settings launcher in plank? (preferibly by default)

There is no need. Just do Ctrl + Right Click over the dock and select preferences. If you still want to add the icon to launch preferences, then copy the plank launcher (located in /usr/share/...
Rho's user avatar
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Mine apt-get update gives an error?

All repositories to software runnning over Ubuntu are based on the name of Ubuntu releases. There isn't a release called Freya for Ubuntu. That's the name of a elementary OS release. You must change ...
bitseater's user avatar
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Loki - Dock missing

Have you tried dragging your mouse along the bottom/sides of your screen, in case it is set to auto-hide? If you still have your menu bar, go to Applications > System Settings > Desktop > ...
wolf's user avatar
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How to upgrade to a newer version of elementary os?

apt dist-upgrade does not upgrade your system to a different release, rather it upgrades existing packages, and installs any new dependencies which may be required by these packages. See my answer ...
Mike Wild's user avatar
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