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Questions specific to elementary OS 0.4, codenamed "Loki".
895 questions
Questions specific to elementary OS 0.3, codenamed "Freya". Freya has been superseded by Loki.
632 questions
Questions about installing elementary OS in any supported architecture. Post-installation questions should not be under this tag.
559 questions
Questions specific to elementary OS 5.0, codenamed "Juno".
513 questions
Questions specific to elementary OS 5.1, code name "Hera".
467 questions
for questions about updates and issues after updating
Questions about the bootup process in elementary OS. Use this tag if you have trouble booting elementary OS or you have questions about the bootup process.
Settings are options in a program that allow you to configure the program to suit your needs.
should be used for display and video related issues. Questions about hardware issues and what display to buy are off-topic.
348 questions
WiFi is a networking technology permitting the exchange of information through wireless (radio) connections.
Questions about the default file manager, Files (also known as Pantheon Files), which can be used to perform all file management tasks, including accessing the entire file system.
316 questions
Questions about wingpanel, the bar that appears at the top of the screen. This includes both regular usage, and customization.
307 questions
The elementary OS app store (replaces the Ubuntu Software Center).
Questions about software that runs on elementary OS. This includes the default applications like Files and Mail, and also apps from the software center and those downloaded manually.
293 questions
Questions about installing software, either as binaries or from source code, as well as using the Software Center.
288 questions
For questions regarding the function of the entire operating system and issues that affect users system-wide.
257 questions
Greeter is the operating system's lock/login screen. It is handled by the LightDM display manager and known as "Pantheon Greeter" in elementary OS, though other greeters are available.
253 questions
for networking and internet related issues in elementary OS
Questions about keyboard shortcuts: both which ones to use and how to create custom shortcuts.
234 questions
Questions about keyboards, both touch and otherwise. However, please add the "touchscreen" tag for touchscreen keyboard questions.
211 questions
Terminal is the elementary OS app for entering text commands, formally known as Pantheon Terminal. For the Ubuntu terminal, use "gnome-terminal".
199 questions
For questions regarding the installation of two or more operating systems on a single computer.
183 questions
Questions about issues relating to drivers on elementary OS.
180 questions
Questions about the graphics driver — system software that controls a computer's video adapter (aka graphics card) or GPU.
176 questions
Desktop is a set of unifying concepts used by graphical user interfaces to help users more easily interact with the computer.
175 questions
Questions about sound issues with elementary OS spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers/headset to the transfer of audio signals via audio port, bluetooth and HDMI.
171 questions
Plank is elementary OS's default dock. It shows active applications and is usually found at the bottom of the screen.
169 questions
GRUB is the GRand Unified Bootloader, a BootLoader that can be used to boot most operating systems.
155 questions
Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.
151 questions
Questions related to the configuration and activation of touchpad / trackpads.
149 questions
Questions related to Suspend Mode, which is a special low-power mode often used on laptops that preserves the contents of RAM while using less power than normal.
147 questions
Questions relating to Pantheon, elementary OS's desktop shell.
147 questions
Advanced Packaging Tool, the package manager for Debian-based distributions. It is also the most used tool for installing packages in Ubuntu. Questions about using any of the apt tools should use this…
142 questions
for issues relating to Bluetooth on elementary OS
141 questions
For questions concerning the elementary OS kernel (which is the same as Ubuntu's kernel), including compiling, and questions relating to modules
130 questions
default email client in elementary OS (formerly known as Geary)
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