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How can I install elementary tweaks on Loki?

You can install redesigned version elementary tweaks on Loki. sudo apt install software-properties-common --no-install-recommends sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks sudo apt ...
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how to install postman in elementary os using terminal

wget https://dl.pstmn.io/download/latest/linux64 -O postman.tar.gz sudo tar -xzf postman.tar.gz -C /opt rm postman.tar.gz sudo ln -s /opt/Postman/Postman /usr/bin/postman You can also get Postman to ...
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Flatpak apps not showing up in app menu

This is probably a bug that will be fixed soon. In the meantime you can launch Flatpak applications from the terminal. First execute flatpak list to get the list of you applications. Then run your ...
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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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pycharm is not showing in app launcher and anywhere in elementary juno

There is a menu option in Pycharm to create a shortcut in the App Launcher. 1) Start PyCharm... sudo ./pycharm.sh ...like you mentioned above. 2) Once PyCharm is up and running, go to the Tools ...
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Does anyone know how to install a program called Flacon on elementary OS?

Thanks, the 'sudo add-apt-repository' command on its own was not working. I found the answer: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:flacon sudo apt-get update ...
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Compatibility with Ubuntu

Actually the answer is more of "yes and no". There is a lot of system libraries that has been specifically modified for the elementary OS look & feel (libgtk, etc.). You can install any Ubuntu or ...
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How to install Gloobus-preview?

With reference to this article use webupd8 PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt update sudo apt install gloobus-preview
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Error in lollypop music player

Unfortunately the author of the PPA you are using hasn't built Lollypop for Ubuntu 14.04 (which is what Freya is based on), which is why you are getting an error saying the package could not be ...
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Gnome software centre is not installing

Actually this issue is dealt with here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/879495/update-after-purging-intel-01-org-driver-removed-gnome-software/879516 There is a problem with Ubuntu Xenial packages I ...
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What is the proper way to install LAMP in elementary OS 5.0 Juno?

Since you have not deployed a site and their are easier options out there. I recommend removing everything you have done thus far and selecting one of the two options below. Remove previous LAMP ...
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Brave Browser and repo update

TLDR: Uninstall and remove brave from your source, then run this on the terminal if you are using Juno. curl https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc | sudo apt-key add - echo "...
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Does anyone know how to install a program called Flacon on elementary OS?

If it runs in Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic) 99% will run on elementary OS Juno release-juno From their website, run to install it: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:flacon When you add a PPA, add-apt-repository ...
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Is there any Whatsapp messenger for elementary os?

The best client I found for Whatsapp only is whatsdesk Alternatives for it: Extensions for chrome (or the browser you use). In chrome's case, there are extensions that can be installed as a system ...
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(SOLVED) Is it possible to use an AppImage as a default application in Elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera?

I found this solution to my problem: Download the Tutanota Appimage Install the Main Menu application by running this line of code in the Terminal application: sudo apt install alacarte Find and ...
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Installing JabRef 5 in ElementaryOS

I finally got it working. In my case the solution was forcing JabRef to use GTK2 instead of GTK3. Here are the steps: Download and install the .deb with sudo dpkg -i jabref_5.1-1_amd64.deb Fix ...
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Open .blend files from Files

You didn't mention how you installed Blender, but I guess you downloaded the official build from the website as a tar.bz2 and extracted that somewhere. If you download from AppCenter it should work ...
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Apps I can install on Elementary OS

Not true (Is there a posibility [one in a million] that an app made for bionic doesn't run on juno, yes maybe, but the normal is that any made for bionic will run) eOS release-juno is based on Ubuntu ...
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Accidentally created a bad source list- How to delete it?

You failed writing the command and also the command, even if you write it well, will not work for elementary as it is. To fix it and then install Brave through apt, open a terminal and write and ...
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Screenshot Monitor doesn't start

I was able to replicate your issue. I am able to start the program from the command line: mono /usr/share/ssm/Screenshot\ Monitor.exe This will work as well: mono '/usr/share/ssm/Screenshot ...
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Brave Browser and repo update

I had the same error message as Andy when trying to install Brave via apt-get (using the same instructions on the Brave browser website) My workaround was to install the Brave snap package: sudo ...
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cant sudo apt-install

If you installed a third party kernel and then removed the source this could happen It's not ElementaryOS's problem (because EOS didn't had that kernel version - Release Candidate) but I may help you ...
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Problems installing elementary tweaks in Juno

Did you install software-properties-common?
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What is the proper way to install LAMP in elementary OS 5.0 Juno?

When you first install mysql server and the installation does not ask for root password, it takes auth_socket as default plugin for mysql root user, which does not allow root connections without sudo. ...
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Third party apps doesn't show on slingshot

I hate when my apps doesn't show up in the launcher too 😒😒 I think AppEditor can solve your problems, it's a great app for editing our launcher/slingshot entries. Link: AppEditor I will try to ...
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Program installation failed

I am using 0.4.1 Loki. You are installing from the terminal, so did you do: sudo apt update then: sudo apt install <name-of-package> You could also do a search to confirm the existence of ...
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Dr. Racket GUI not working properly

So, I ran into this issue recently and found a decent workaround that fixes this. It is caused due to the GTK client side decorations. Hence, we can disable it temporarily for DrRacket. After ...
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Elements tweaks does not show up/open and my computer crashes when I reboot

My computer no longer crashes but the elementary tweaks tool still does not show up anywhere. :( also when trying some of your commands the terminal said it couldn't locate elementary tweaks or ...
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(apt-get) Pipe error

After trying to fix this countless of times I found a solution. First I ran sudo dpkg --configure -a then sudo apt-get install -f (Too see what package gives the problem) After I saw the problem ...
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