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When will elementary OS Loki be released?

elementary have a saying about release dates, and they are quite serious. When it's ready. elementary releases are targeted to features and bugs being fixed, rather than some arbitrary release ...
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When will elementary OS Loki be released?

elementary OS releases are made on a task-based cycle and not a time-based cycle. Releases basically happen like this: Currently, elementary OS releases are built from Ubuntu repositories. At the ...
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When will elementary OS Loki be released?

According to: http://www.networkworld.com/article/3039009/open-source-tools/elementary-boss-watches-the-linux-distro-make-great-strides.html Do you have a time frame that you're looking at for ...
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Is there an elementary OS OEM install mode?

elementary OS does not support an OEM install mode at this time.
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Change from Ubuntu to elementary os

Basically you should separate your /homeand / partitions on your existing system. Boot the elementary OS live DVD/USB system you want to install With gparted you should shrink your existing root ...
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Installing elementary OS alongside Ubuntu 16.10

Just download iso from elementary OS and make bootable USB or CD. Boot your computer from USB/CD and choose install elementary OS. The you'll have an option to install elementary OS alongside other ...
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Asus X555UB , Realtek ALC256 no sound

I have found solution by myself. in case of someone has the same problem - windows dualboot uses a fastboot, so after boot into windows do not restart your computer , just shutdown it. after a boot ...
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When will elementary OS Loki be released?

So their motto is "when it's ready" but judging by the comments from the guys on the simply elementary podcast there is a pretty high chance it will be released this summer or fall. But there is ...
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Booted my elementary OS but no GUI?

I was running Elementary 5 in VirtualBox 6 (upgraded from 5) and the GUI stopped working. Reinstalling elementary-desktop as suggested by @Jeroen using sudo apt install --reinstall elementary-...
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Booted my elementary OS but no GUI?

I had such an issue on my Freya HTPC installation. It was caused by some unsuccessful Nvidia driver installation. I fixed that by sudo apt-get purge nvidia* which reverted to standard driver.
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Is it possible for elementary OS to appear as elementary OS (rather than Ubuntu) in a user agent query and/or in analytics detection?

The versions of Firefox and Chromium in the AppCenter are packaged by the Ubuntu developers. I would be surprised if the elementary team packaged their own custom versions of these applications in the ...
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Is it possible for elementary OS to appear as elementary OS (rather than Ubuntu) in a user agent query and/or in analytics detection?

Useragent of Loki default web-browser (Epiphany) is branded as elementary OS now: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/602.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/8.0 Safari/602.1 elementary OS/0.4 (...
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broken packages after running sudo apt-get update

I have the same problem since few weeks ago, and it is due to this repository: http://ppa.launchpad.net/justsomedood/justsomeelementary. It looks like the repository has just disappeared. If you check ...
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Are there laptops for sale with elementary OS preinstalled

In Germany there is a shop Tuxedo. They offer Linux-specialised hardware. While configuring your new system you can choose elementary OS as pre-installed OS. Other OS's are also Ubuntu-based. I do ...
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Are there laptops for sale with elementary OS preinstalled

There is a small company in Spain that manufactures ultrabooks with elementary OS installed, but for now only distributed in this country. More info Slimbook.es They have a video in their webpage ...
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When will elementary OS Loki be released?

Bringing an end to uncertainties, yesterday(14/06/2016) elementary team has announced availability of elementary OS loki beta which is first development release for upcoming elementary 0.4. It means ...
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Change fonts everywhere in OS

You can install the application dconf-editor with your terminal and there you can change these setting. Type in your terminal... sudo apt install dconf-editor Then, after installation finished ...
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Change fonts everywhere in OS

You can try elementary tweaks for do that, you can install it with this common : sudo apt install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks sudo apt-get ...
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How heavy is elementary over classic ubuntu?

"additional apps pre-installed" implies that original Ubuntu and Gnome apps are present. Except where no alternative is available, they are not. We don't ship with both the Unity and Pantheon desktop ...
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AMD GPU Pro on Loki (Ubuntu 16.04)

Edit the following file: amdgpu-pro-install on line 74: (it is 74 for me) # os_release add that hashtag # to os_release that calls a function to check for your system type (as far as I understand ...
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How to install budgie desktop on elementary OS (Loki)?

Nothing went wrong and you didn't do anything wrong (except ask on the wrong stack exchange site and use poor formatting, but I fixed that for you :). What happened is that elementary uses a ...
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Indicators running but not showing on bar

You have not done anything wrong. The developers have decided not enable 3rd-party indicators from Loki onward, and are discussing what the solution for such apps should be. If I find a workaround, I ...
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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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Which swap should I resize?

In fact, having the swap space twice the size of your RAM is only a guideline. Actually with 8 GB of physical RAM you won't need much swap space: you might want to keep the one and delete the other ...
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Install Elementary's desktop on Bash for Windows

You should try to install the elementary-desktop package sudo apt-add-repository ppa:elementary-os/stable sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/os-patches sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-...
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Switch from elementary OS to Ubuntu

If I'm understanding the question and comments correctly, it sounds like the machine is booting straight into elementary OS because of the boot order dictated by the BIOS. Depending upon the make of ...
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Can I upgrade the elementary's ubuntu base to Ubuntu 16.10?

TL;DR: Yes you can. No you shouldn't. Actually this is not exactly the same as "converting an Ubuntu installation to elementary OS" which results in a kind of Pantheon Desktop Environment-on-Ubuntu, ...
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Compatibility with Ubuntu

Yes, ElemeentaryOS uses the same Ubuntu repositories. You can think of elemenetaryOS as an un-official Ubuntu flavor, like Kubuntu, Xubuntu and such. You can use any PPA or package meant for Ubuntu.
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Migrate back to Ubuntu

The latest version of elementary (0.3 Freya) is based upon ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS so I'm not sure a "downgrade" is really what you are after here as you haven't strictly "upgraded" in the first place....
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