Dave G.
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How to fix elementaryOS touchpad problem
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Thanks for providing the necessary information, after a lot of googling and reading bug reports, it seems the main solutions are as follows, I'll start with the easiest although I know you have ...

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Can't login Fx5200
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The problem is that when you installed elementary os it configured x-windows to use your on board graphics card, with the Nvidia connected its still trying to use driver from the on board graphics ...

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Wifi networks not detected in elementary OS. Ethernet working
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The problem is in the kernel, whilst version 3.19 supports the Intel 8260 driver it does not contain native support which as you've found means a lot of messing around. I'm told that Kernel v4.2 ...

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Graphic glitches when changing windows
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The solution you tried is for Intel displays, hence "Driver 'Intel'", you have Nvidia. Your login loop was a result of forcing X-windows to run the Intel driver. Have you tried installing the ...

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Freya crashes when exiting full-screen from youtube
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I think both Chrome and Firefox use PPAPI, the pepper flash plugin so could be a compatibility issue with that. I would try looking in ~/.xsession-errors or ~/.xsession-errors.old if you have had to ...

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Screen goes blank after GRUB loader
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When you turn your computer on, press the esc key repeatedly after the bios screen until the grub menu comes up, use the arrow keys to highlight elementary os, press e to edit the boot command. Delete ...

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my os password was kept on asking again and again
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If your screen isnt changing at all then the password your using is incorrect for whatever reason, you can reset it using this guide on another thread. I forgot my password Or alternitively at the ...

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How to repair the system after an accidental deletion of the kernels?
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sudo update-grub Should fix your booting issue and: sudo apt-get autoremove Should remove older kernels and packages that are no longer used and free up some disk space. Future updates will ...

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Keep getting random errors with elementary OS installer on laptop
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Probably a bad partition that your installing to. Possibly caused by a disk defect. What partitoning and filesystem are you using ?

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Superuser/root password does not match user password
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Elementary OS is based on Ubuntu, Ubuntu creates the root user without a password. This is a security measure as Linux does not allow anyone to log into a user account that doesn't have a password. So ...

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Recommended antivirus applications for Linux
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Avast in my opinion, for either Windows or Linux although I generally only use the Linux version to scan windows partitons. I use selinux to secure Linux machines. It's not an antivirus but it stops ...

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Deleting PIA application
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I depends on how it was installed. If it was a browser extension then you can uninstall it from your browser settings. If it installed through the "software center" then run the software center and ...

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How do I install Intel HD graphics Skylake driver?
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I am told that Skylake is supported in kernel versions 4.3 and upwards. Have you upgraded the kernel ?

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add directory pantheon files
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Right click on the folder you want to add and left click 'bookmark' in the menu that appears.

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Software & Updates and Software Updater won't start
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Those 2 applications are just graphical front ends for apt. This kind of thing is common with them. Open a terminal, and do: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade This may fix or it will tell you ...

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50% CPU usage on idle, 100% CPU usage as soon as I open a window
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I recently installed MX Linux on and old laptop with a celeron processor and 1gb of ram. Worked pretty good and run kodi fine too. Its Debian based like Ubuntu. Comes with loads of software and you ...

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ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad not working after update
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There is a known bug regarding the ETPS/2 touchpad, try the following in a terminal: sudo su - echo 1 > /sys/devices/platform/i8042/serio4/reg_07 If it works it will only work til you reboot so you ...

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