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Questions relating to macintosh and elementary OS
a third-party office suite that can be installed from the Software Center. It comes with its own word processor (Writer), spreadsheet tool (Calc), presentation tool (Impress), drawing p…
a video game platform by Valve Corporation
Questions specific to the Luna release. Luna is the second stable release of elementary OS, corresponding to version 0.2. It was released in August 2013 and is based in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Questions about running and using elementary OS with a SSD.
Questions about Virtualizing elementary OS or virtualizing other operating systems within elementary OS.
for questions relating to VLC running on elementary OS
Questions asking for specific applications that perform a given task or work with a given file format.
the shell used in elementary OS command-line interface.
the hidden configuration settings used in the GNOME desktop environment (within elementary OS). Please also tag with the related application.
The Ubuntu Software Center gives you instant access to thousands of open-source and carefully selected free applications. This is for questions about using it; installing, adding ppas, updating and th…
Questions regarding the decisions and rationale behind the design of elementary OS or its software.
Applications that play videos on elementary OS. The OS's default video player is "Audience"—use that tag for questions specific to that application.
a lightweight, fast, and free web browser. It aligns well with the Xfce philosophy of making the most out of available resources. It is the default browser in elementary OS.
For all questions relative to application or system performance issue.
Questions related to touchscreen functionality and configuration when using Elementary OS with hardware such as a tablet (no physical keyboard) or a 2-in-1 laptop.
used tag for default configurations
for video games in relation to the elementary OS
Permissions limit the users and groups that can access, write, and execute a file.
For questions about using elementary OS on Microsoft Surface tablet computers