Seth
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How can I get Plank and Wingpanel on both monitors without Mirroring Screens
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Heath Paddock has since release an application called multiplank that does the configuration automatically. To install the app from his PPA: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:heathbar/multiplank sudo apt-...

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Direct update from Freya to Loki?
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This has already been answered however maybe some keywords need to be added to the original question so it can be found more easily. Please let us know which search terms you tried.

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Pantheon-files support for bulk or batch renaming?
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Pantheon-files does not currently support bulk renaming, however this feature is on the wishlist.

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Maya does not sync with Fruux CalDav calendar
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I finally got it working after using the explicit calendar URL available under the 'other' clients setup option at https://fruux.com/sync/new/ Do not simply use 'https://dav.fruux.com/' as the ...

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Forgot to set bash as terminal before uninstalling fish
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Launch Ubuntu Software Center Reinstall fish Launch terminal and change shell to bash: chsh -s /bin/bash remove fish

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Changing full disk encryption password
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Open up a terminal and type: sudo cryptsetup luksChangeKey /dev/sda5 -S 0 If you want to add another passphrase: sudo cryptsetup luksAddKey /dev/sda5 If you want to see which keyslots are enabled: ...

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How to disable recent files in pantheon files?
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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:

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Geary crashing when looking through emails
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I found a temporary reprieve from this issue by disabling the 'Always show remote images' option in Reading preferences, it was driving me nuts!! Hope that helps.

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How to change laptop lid close behaviour (to not suspend when the lid is closed)
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The command line 'copy-pasta' method for the impatient: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power lid-close-ac-action 'nothing' gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power lid-...

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Opened applicatons icons on system tray
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I solved this problem by installing Namarupa Hat tip to Anderson Laverde from the ElementaryOS Slack Channel

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How do I install the Vivaldi web browser from its software repository?
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echo "echo deb http://repo.vivaldi.com/stable/deb/ stable main > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vivaldi.list" | sudo sh curl http://repo.vivaldi.com/stable/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key ...

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How do I install current versions of OpenSSH and LibreSSL?
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Here's how to install current versions of each on your computer. First, download, build and install the latest version of LibreSSL cd /usr/local/src (or whatever directory you like to build software ...

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How do I configure a VLAN interface to start at boot?
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sudo apt-get install vlan sudo su -c 'echo "8021q" >> /etc/modules' sudo su -c 'echo "source /etc/network/interfaces.d/*" >> /etc/network/interfaces' Create a new file in directory /etc/...

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How do I scan for and remove duplicate files in Pictures and Music folders?
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The best tool I've found so far is DupeGuru. It's free and there is a PPA for Ubuntu. There are also specialized versions for picture and music files. Installation: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hsoft/...

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How can I install elementary OS alongside windows 10 without a USB or DVD
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My favorite two options in a scenario like this: Remove laptop hard drive and connect to another computer that can boot from USB or DVD, then run installer from there. Install over the network via ...

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How can I enable syntax highlighting in vim?
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Syntax highlighting does not appear to be enabled in the default build of VIM included with Elementary OS Freya, see below VIM - Vi IMproved 7.4 (2013 Aug 10, compiled Jan 2 2014 19:39:02) Included ...

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How can I build eRadio from source?
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cd /usr/local/src; git clone https://github.com/DreamDevel/eRadio.git cd eRadio/tools; . dev-shell; ./install-deps mkdir ../build; build; cd ../build; sudo make install

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duplicate calculator, network and universal access icons after software update
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Got rid of the duplicates by removing the superflous symlinks in /usr/local/share/applications

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signing certificate authority is not known
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I think this is most likely an issue with glib-networking as reported in another related question about SSL handshakes failing. Try doing a manual connection via the terminal next time this happens ...

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How to create a bug bounty?
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Elementary OS has ended their relationship with Bountysource

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ElementaryOS and Wireguard
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Another option would be to install WireGuard via Snaps. You can use Snaptastic from the AppCenter, or install via the command line like so: snap install wireguard-ammp

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How do I setup and use a USB serial console adapter?
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I like using the Parallax USB to serial adapter because it enjoys good support on *NIX operating systems. You can pick them up in the robotics section at Frys electronics in the U.S. for around $17. ...

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Is syncing the photos library database between computers supported?
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The Shotwell FAQ does not recommend it: Can I access a Shotwell library across a network, possibly from multiple machines? This is not recommended. Shotwell was not designed to support this use case, ...

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How do I mount encrypted root LVM volumes for editing or recovery?
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Boot using separate media such as the Elementary OS installer's "Try Elementary OS" option Unlock the root partition: cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sda5 root_crypt Verify the LVM group name - it should be '...

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