An Ubuntu-based operating system featuring the Elementary theme and the Pantheon desktop environment. Be aware that Elementary OS is off-topic, for such ask in Unix & Linux.

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Elementary OS Buttons wrongly styled [on hold]

I have installed elementary OS today. After a successful install, I followed this guide. Everything worked fine, except I can't get the following to work properly: All my menus are styled wrongly: ...
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Elementary OS Luna overheating [on hold]

I have a problem regarding overheating with my newly installed Elementary OS Luna. This used to happen before, when i was using Ubuntu, as well as on Linux Mint. On earlier versions of Ubuntu I used ...
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touchpad does not work as it should

Today, when I logged in to my elementary OS, I found the touchpad not working as it should. Scrolling and left/right clicking works fine, but tapping on the touchpad opens the right click menu and the ...
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How do I root my LG Optimus F3 on Linux? [closed]

Also, can someone please tell me where to find the linux drivers for my phone, so that I can root my phone? Do I even need a specific set of drivers if I am running linux? I am using Elementary OS ...
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Ubuntu showing Old Gui

I was trying to install DraftSight and It was showing some error. So to solve that error I installed the following two packages using this command sudo apt-get install ia32-libs libglib2.0-dev ...
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PATH variable is reseting itself

Every time I close my terminal and reopen it, simples command(e.g. ls) doesn't work. It shows the following error, irfan@irfan-Y500-Elementery:~$ ls Command 'ls' is available in '/bin/ls' The ...
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after installing elementary os switchboard doesn't have several plugs [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 (luna didn't recognize my wifi nor my ethernet) and then installed pantheon desktop on top, I'm very happy with it... but My switchboard have just a few settings... Anybody ...
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How to downgrade gtk+ easy

I have elementary os installed (based on ubuntu 12.04, gtk+ v.3.4.2). I upgraded to gtk+ 3.6.1 using PPA. After using it I found a lot of inconsistencies in the interface... Can you help me to ...
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I can not change the BIOS to boot with flash drive

Help me, guys! I can not change the BIOS to boot with flash drive. I change in the BIOS the USB to first, but when i reboot the laptop, just the windows starts. I need help! Sorry for the bad english. ...
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Nvidia-331 Nvidia-Settings Installation Error [duplicate]

nroot@MS-1762:~$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 [sudo] password for nroot: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation fails

I am trying to install elementaryOS on my lenovo u410, although the same problem appears on ubuntu 12.04 too. The installation works fine, I can choose partitions, create a user and so on, but finally ...
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Minimal Ubuntu Elementary OS Port [closed]

Can anyone help in creating a Ubuntu with the following packages. Desktop Environment :Pantheon GTK Theme :eGTK Icon Theme :Moka Icon Theme Terminal :Pantheon-Terminal Settings :Switchboard File ...
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How do I fix Noise music player on Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm using a really nice music player from Elementary OS called Noise, which I installed on my Ubuntu Raring 13.04 install by adding the elementary-os/stable PPA (the entry is deb ...
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How can I migrate from ElementaryOS to Ubuntu 13.10?

I've been using ElementaryOS for a while now, but I want to try gnome shell 3.10 an from what I've read is required to have installed ubuntu 13.10 and since elementary is based on 12.10 I wont be able ...
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Assign Spyder to open python files by default [closed]

I'm using elementary OS which has as a base Ubuntu 12.04. I have both Canopy and Spyder installed to manage my python files. When I installed Canopy it set itself as the default app to open files ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu over Elementary OS on an EFI system?

First, a bit of background. I managed to dual boot Ubuntu 13.04 with Windows 8(preinstalled). I disabled secure boot. I had to go in the bios settings and change the disk order to select Ubuntu as the ...
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Triple boot Windows 7, Ubuntu, and Elementary OS Luna

I want to try Elementary OS using a real installation (not via a VM). I currently have a dual boot set-up already with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Is it possible to do so? If so, please help me with ...
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Dual booting issues

So I'm dual booting with Windows 8, I have eOS in a 24gb SSD with the /Home on a 100GB partition on the same HDD as windows. the rest of that drive (900GB) is the Windows install. I used boot-repair ...
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custom .desktop entry to launch Minecraft not working

I have made a Minecraft.desktop file in ~/.local/share/applications/ that reads as follows: [Desktop Entry] Name=Minecraft Comment=Play this game in OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime Exec=minecraft ...
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two boot loaders. want the original one

I just installed elementary OS to my PC alongside with Ubuntu 13.04. sdb1 - Ubuntu sdb4 - eOS My problem is that Ubuntu's grub has been overwritten.. and the new one boots by default into eOS. How ...
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How to modify the title bar in elementary desktop?

I installed Elementary desktop in Ubuntu 12.04. but for some reason the title bar retains the theme of Ubuntu. any advice for this? Can it can be changed?
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make slingshot-launcher run in fullscreen mode on Xubuntu

Here's what I got cooking on Xubuntu 12.04 SLINGSHOT LAUNCHER for precise elementary-daily ppa but it runs in a mini mode on the upper left of the screen. Installing gala or mutter did not get it ...
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Is there any way to run doom on ubuntu? [closed]

I want to run doom on my elementary OS (ubuntu derivative), any ideas on how could i do it?
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Why I can't run Slingshot-Launcher application? [closed]

I installed slingshot-launcher_0.0.1~pre-0~48~natty1_i386 and everything works though it is a little slow. When I run slingshot from terminal I get the next two errors: (slingshot:1562): Critical : ...
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Ugly menus after install Pantheon [closed]

I have this problem about all menus after install Pantheon, I don't have any idea how to fix it. Please help me i'm pretty new to this thing. I know it has to do with the theme or something. ...
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How to Remove elementary desktop environment?

I'm running ubuntu 12.10 and yesterday I installed elementary from ppa:elementary-os/daily. I later realized that elementary replaces the stock nautilus with another version that looks misplaced in ...
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Internal Mic not working on Dell Adamo 13 [closed]

So I'm using Elementary Luna Beta (based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) on a spare HDD after successfully using Jupiter release (based on 10.10) for many years. In Jupiter I had my internal mic work out of the ...
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How to change wingpanel background color [closed]

I am using elementray os luna daily build. And it works fine! But if I switch the gtk theme to Zukitwo The color of the wingpanel is not so pleasant. And I try to change color in ...
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What is the cheapest, most efficient printer that's compatible with Linux? [closed]

Being that my Kodak printer (I will no longer get any more kodak printers) doesn't work properly any more (see How do I get my Kodak ESP C310 Printer to print pictures?) and tomorrow being tax free ...
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Battery icon with problem with some themes

I'm using the elementary icon theme from their PPA, it's great, but have some problems. In almost all cases I fix it without any problem, but I can't solve this one. The battery icon is "missing" and ...