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 not booting live desktop [on hold]

Elementary OS live usb live desktop fails, while installation works although the mouse is too glitchy to use. When I try to load live desktop, it goes to command line. It displays hda_intel: ...
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No network devices detected when installing Elementary OS Luna

I have laptop which had Windows 8 previously installed. But now I removed that and only want to install Elementary OS. The problem I am having is that when I was trying to install it No Network ...
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booting from usb 3.0 on uefi system [closed]

i'm trying to run Elementary OS ( ubuntu based distro ) from my flashdrive usb 3.0 on my Packard Bell EasyNote TE that came with windows 8.1 preinstalled. i've prepared everything ( or almost ) : ...
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No GUI, no error after installing NVIDIA 331.67

I'm running Elementary OS Luna (a 12.04 derivative) with kernel 3.16.3 on a Lenovo Y50. I've tried everything I can think of to get the NVIDIA drivers working. My latest attempt was to manually ...
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Dropbox installation Froze

I have recently moved from the windows world to the Linux world. This was because since the last update I've been getting DBS (Death Blue Screen), tried to fix this issue but there isn't any available ...
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Add and Remove a Shortcut on Applications Tab and Dock [closed]

this would have connection with Ubuntu since i am using ElementaryOS Freya, given that i am new to Linux OS, i am wondering two things: How can i make Application Shortcuts, just like on Windows ? i ...
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How to install elementary-xfce theme

i am trying to make xubuntu 14.04 to look like elementary os. I have found this repo https://github.com/shimmerproject/elementary-xfce, but have no idea how to actually apply this theme to my system. ...
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login problems. passwords are correct but not accepted

I have 3 users with password (2 are admin), and one guest user without password. Passwords are correct as I can go to terminal from login screen and I already checked all work fine. I can not log in ...
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How can I get nvidia-settings to load at start up?

I know there are other questions on this topic, but I can't seem to find any answers regarding my specific problem. I am setting my monitor to 144Hz in the nvidia settings. I know that those settings ...
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Elementary os BIOS entry still there, after installing and deleting eOS Fraya beta

Ok, so I wanted to test elementary os Freya beta for a couple of days. Since I have SSD, I wanted to test it on it, not a live USB(slower). So I resized my Ubuntu partition, created a new one, and ...
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ubuntu 14.04 and elementary desktop

Got stuck, hints welcome: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/stable More info: https://launchpad.net/~elementary-os/+archive/ubuntu/stable Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel ...
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“Wifi disabled by hardware switch” on desktop

I just installed elementaryOs on one of my old computers and can't get the wifi working. The network-manager (GUI) shows both installed cards (Atheros AR9227 and Ralink 802.11g) but claims that both ...
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Misaligned titlebar icons in Google Chrome

I had installed Pantheon desktop on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 using the elementary os ppas. However, that messes up with the title bar in Google Chrome, as the snapshot shows. The problem persists even ...
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Error Installing Libatlas [closed]

I am trying to install libatlas on my system Elementary Luna OS using the steps given here Since I can not add a comment there, I have to ask this here. I get the following error on trying this ...
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How to remove -Virtualbox text

I installed Elementary Os in Virtualbox, and when i open a terminal, my current user looks like: cypher@cypher -Virtualbox:~$ My question is, how do i remove the -Virtualbox text, is there a way ...
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Why ubuntu distribution? [closed]

Why other distributions such as mint, elementary,... wait always ubuntu to release, so they could release their own distributions?
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Can't update and can't install any package - files list file for package 'libatk-adaptor' is missing final newline

Whenever I try to install any package I receive this error 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 124 not upgraded. Need to get 19.6 kB of archives. After this operation, 81.9 kB of ...
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some Nepomuk has randomly installed itself

I found that some Nepomuk package was installed without I even notice. Do you know why this happens? I read some other similar cases. This is an extract of my cat /var/log/apt/history.log. It seems ...
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Confused about app icons folders

Actually, there are at least 4 or 5 folders where icons are stored! I'm confused. I never liked those linux folders organization when you are the only, and begginer user. I would like to change/add ...
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Maya Calendar from Elementary OS on Ubuntu

The Maya Calendar from Elementary OS seems really nice: Has anyone been able to run it on Ubuntu ? Is it available on some repository ? After installing the dependencies, I only get a ton of error ...
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Difference between user account and guest account [closed]

I have a rather ancient computer (pentium 4 with a really awful monitor) that I have been running the Ubuntu inspired Elementary OS for the past year or so flawlessly. For some reason yesterday when ...
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Cannot set other resolution at VirtualBox guest: Elementary OS

I've installed VirtualBox and also the extras that are posted here in other questions. But I haven't managed to set a higher resolution. The only ones that are available are: 1024x768 800x600 As ...
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ElementaryOS Ubuntu Theme

I'm trying to get the GTK theme that ElementaryOS uses working on Ubuntu 14.04 but the theme is not looking the way it should. This is how it looks: Rather than how it is supposed to look. What ...
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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 [closed]

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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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 ...