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Wine System Tray inside Wingpanel
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I guess this answers it even if it is a "Won't fix": Wine uses an ancient system tray that is not supported. https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementaryos/+bug/1221158

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Super + S: How do I change this?
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You can change the key show-desktop in org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings via dconf-editor or gsettings in a terminal window. It defaults to ['<Super>Down', '<Super>s'] so if you only want ...

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Is it possible to drag windows not from their title like holding ALT in Unity?
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It is, however not with the Alt (Hyper) but the Windows (Super) key held down.

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Getting errors while using the command sudo apt-get update
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This PPA does not have packages for your distrbution (xenial, the version of Ubuntu elementary OS 0.4 loki is based on). You might want to try to install the last version available ("saucy") instead ...

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Allow executing files as program (java..)
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You should set the executable bit at least for the owner. You can right-click on the file, select Properties from the menu and set Execute on the Permissions tab: This is the equivalent of the ...

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Pantheon Terminal Will not work after uninstalling zsh
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You can use the chsh utility change the login shell of a user in a terminal window. chsh -s /bin/bash

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Remap Workspace Overview shortcut (Command+S)
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You can change the key show-desktop in org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings via dconf-editor or gsettings in a terminal window. It defaults to ['<Super>Down', '<Super>s'] so if you only want ...

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(apt-get) Pipe error
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You will have to remove the fpc-srcpackage first (sudo apt remove fpc-src), and run apt-get install -f after (and reinstall the new packages eventually).

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What are the original settings for Ayatana blacklist in Loki? 2 wifi icons
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This file is in the elementary-default-settings package: $ dpkg -S /etc/wingpanel.d/ayatana.blacklist elementary-default-settings: /etc/wingpanel.d/ayatana.blacklist You can download it and extract ...

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Fan control in HP folio 13 with coolsense for windows installed
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You can use either the tlp or thermald softwares, or both. TLP is an advanced power management tool for Linux. It comes with a default configuration already optimized for battery life. At the same ...

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Deleted downloads folder
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You can try by running xdg-user-dirs-update killall -q -HUP pantheon-files-daemon pantheon-files in a terminal.

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Do i need to install again drivers in dual-booting this OS?
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You will still need to install the the same drivers on the same computer under elementary OS whether you install two OS (as in dual boot) or only elementary OS (replacing Windows 10). Actually the ...

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How can I play music while the screen is locked?
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The locking / freezing problem depends from your screen locker (light-locker in this case) that starts after you press Super+L. (It seems normal that changing the display manager does not resolve ...

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Have applications dock close with Windows key
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What you ask is not possible if not by hacking the source code of Slingshot (the application launcher). After Slingshot has been opened with the Win key, it gets the focus. So you would have to be ...

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USB drives are not recognized
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It is normal that USB drives does not get auto-mounted in elementary OS. Moreover, if fdisk lists them, it means that they get recognized.

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Is there a way to add log-in user names and passwords for sites in Epiphany?
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You can track / report epiphany bugs on the GNOME bug tracker site: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/buglist.cgi?bug_status=open&content=login&product=epiphany

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Alcor card reader problem
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There are disk read errors (Dev sdb: unable to read RDB block 0). You might want to try another USB port and verify that your disk can be read on another machine / another card reader.

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ROS (Robot Operating System) for elementary OS Loki
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Based on the tutorial suggested by Maccer: # Setup your sources.list sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu xenial main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list' # Set up your ...

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Install f-spot - no installation candidate
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You cannot install f-spot this way any more, because it has been dropped from recent software distributions (as of 2014 or 2012). Cf. http://packages.ubuntu.com/f-spot and https://packages.debian.org/...

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Can't make Wallch (wallpaper changer) show up in Loki, even though it's running
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Actually Wallch (http://melloristudio.com/wallch/) is not supposed to work on elementary OS. You might want to file a feature request at https://bugs.launchpad.net/wallpaper-changer

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Connect to PHPMyAdmin from guest (Windows)
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Enable ONE network adapter. Set it to NAT and start your machine. Don't need to configure anything. On guest machine's browser type http://10.0.2.2 which will show you the same content as "localhost" ...

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screenshot-tool crashed and my system is stuck with obscured text
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In the case of the OP, the original font settings needed to be restored. Other suggestions: You might want to open the screenshot app again and uncheck "conceal text" (even without taking a ...

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create a custom .iso of loki
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If you have time, you can always try it with the Ubuntu version of Respin/Remastersys (http://www.remastersys.org/). But there is no guarantee that it will work with elementary OS as well. If you ...

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How to customize elementary OS Guest session
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The reponse to the question how to customize guest session should help you to customize your guest session. You might want to create a new test user, customize System Settings > Language and Region ...

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When I switch to a different work-space, why does the dock indicate apps opened in the other work-space(s)?
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Actually this is a design issue. Plank (that is the dock app in elementary OS) displays all windows opened on any of your workspaces. elementary OS does not always works in the same way as Windows ...

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Maya basic usage
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You may use it with 2-factor authentication enabled (if you need it for other reasons) after generating an app password for Maya.

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Computer doesn't get past BIOS start, screen goes black
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You might want to use an elementary OS install CD/USB key to boot up a live system and check if you can repair your installation, you can save the files you need to an external disk drive.

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How to install programms on the multiple partitions?
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You might want to use two ext4 partitions of your HDD, one for programs and mount it as/usr and the second one for user documents and settings and mount it as /home.

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How to auto login (straight to desktop without any password)
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Actually, the installer forces you to create a password but you can choose to login without entering a password on the login screen. However, you will have to enter your password to install upgrades ...

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