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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How to get support for the new 97 chipset under ubuntu 14.04?

I just bought a new motherboard Z97M Plus. The problem is the kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 does not fully support it. For example I have trouble setting up fan control. So my question is, is it ok to ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6450 Proprietary Graphics drivers won't work, and essentially broke my card, How can i fix? [on hold]

SYSTEM: Dell Optiplex 380 2.7 GHz Dual-core CPU with Intel integrated graphics and AMD Radeon HD 6450 low-profile PCIe card. OS: Elementary OS 0.3 Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) 64 bit CPU and OS Recently I ...
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Elementary OS not booting [on hold]

I have a problem. My computer turns on normally, and Elementary starts booting. The cursor comes up and some graphics start appearing, but suddenly it jumps back to the boot text, then does the same ...
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Switch from Ubuntu to Elementary OS without breaking the drivers [on hold]

I'm completely stranger to Linux but I'm interested in buying a Dell XPS13 Dev edition (ships with Ubuntu). I quite don't like Unity though, so I was thinking about ditching it for Elementary OS but I ...
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Elementary OS: Accidentally installed Ubuntu Login Screen [closed]

When I restarted my Elementary OS Laptop today I was shocked, because I was on an Ubuntu-styled glitching Login Screen. I guess I accidentally installed it, by trying to get ubuntu-tweak-tools on my ...
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Installed Pantheon on Ubuntu 14.04, can't access it

I have installed Elementary OS's Pantheon on Ubuntu 14.04 following the instructions in here installation guide. After doing what the first answer says, I rebooted and found that there is no icon to ...
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Cannot install GStreamer (pycompile: not found) [closed]

When I try to install GStreamer via apt-get, I'm ending with an error: david@DAVID-NB:~/Downloads/pygame-1.9.1release$ sudo apt-get install libgstreamer0.10-0 Reading package lists... Done ...
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Terminal: apt-get install > error (1) [closed]

Whatever I try to install using apt-get install , it simply doesn't work. I'm using Elementary OS (based on Ubuntu) since yesterday, so I'm pretty new to Linux at all. Here's an example of my problem: ...
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Can I really experience performance in a LiveCD context?

I don't know exactly how LiveCD works, but I know that everything is happening on the RAM memory, so a great part of the RAM would be used by the OS itself. Can I really experience performance in a ...
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Trouble installing Elementary desktop environment on Ubuntu 15

I am trying to install elementary-desktop on Ubuntu 15.04 but when running sudo apt-get install elementary-desktop I get a slew of recommends/errors with this at the top: elementary-desktop : ...
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Adding Android x86 NTSC to grub (from Elementary Freya)

As previous consults, I installed Android x86 next to windows, and after it, I installed Elementary OS Freya. And Freya ate the grub created by Androidx86 to put its own. I have tried some of the ...
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How Do I Fix This Boot Issue [closed]

I got elementary OS on a netbook, but elementary OS was too slow. Therefore, I installed the Kubuntu desktop theme because I thought it would be more light weight. Unfortunately, the keyboard layout ...
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Problem with Updater & Software centre : Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Reading package list fails when I apt- update

I recently was runnning the auto updater and I got the red circle with a white line within saying: A problem occurred when checking for updates After reading a few of the forums here, I tried to ...
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Pantheon Desktop Environment not installed correctly on Ubuntu

So I recently installed Pantheon and now its causing me problems. First of all I installed it but it isn't present at the login screen also and I can't seem to uninstall it via ppa purge or synaptic ...
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Is there a way I can zoom in in elementary's gala [closed]

I want to record a high res video of a zoomed in part of my screen. Is there any way that I can increase the zoom level of my desktop?
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Mouse work for a while then stops

I recently installed Elementary OS, everything is great, but i have a trouble. Sometimes (i really can't see regularity) mouse stops working. It just stops responding. Somewhere after 10 seconds I am ...
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create bootable ubuntu 14.04 USB using only live CD

My hard drive has malfunctioned, I'm using the internet from the Live CD. But i want to watch videos and stuff and also download data. But for that I have to install flash, codecs and stuff. I have ...
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unable to install packages

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to install two packages: pantheon-shell and elementary-tweaks but getting following error: edward@computer:~$ sudo apt-get install pantheon-shell Reading package lists... ...
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Dependency problems when installing Elementary OS apps like scratch-text-editor in Ubuntu

I'm wondering if there is a way to install some of the Elementary OS apps in Ubuntu. I saw a post that says to add the ppa and then update and then install it but when i do: sudo apt-get install ...
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Bad resolution (max 1024x768)

I installed Ubuntu (Elementary OS) a week ago and the resolution was always max 1024x768, but I want 1920x1080. I have searched in the internet for solutions, but I didn't find working ones. I tried ...
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Generic problem with networkmanager on Ubuntu 12.04 / elementaryOS [solved] [closed]

Hello together: Since some days I've got issues with the networkmanager under Ubuntu 12.04. To be concrete it is the nm-applet itself. I can connect via LAN or WLAN without problems, but some entries ...
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Cannot install new version of Linux over Ubuntu [closed]

I want to try new Linux distributions, and I can't get any to boot from USB or CD despite changing the boot order. It doesn't even detect that it's there at all. It works to boot onto on my desktop ...
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Elementary tweak with Pantheon in Lubuntu

I have installed elementary-desktop on my Lubuntu in VMWare. Now I wanted to install the numix circle icon pack and hence was trying to install Elementary tweak tools. I have added the ...
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“Are you sure you want to proceed?” message on login

I am getting the message below each time I am logging in. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 x64. The message first appeared after I tried to install Elementary OS Pantheon session, which didn't work. I had to ...
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TV tuner Avermedia AverTV Volar HD PRO - 3.2.0 kernel

I'm trying to get my TV card Avermedia AverTV Volar HD PRO working on ElementaryOS (based on Ubuntu, kernel version 3.2.0-76-generic). I've tried some tutorials I've found, but nothing works, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Pantheon session not shown in LightDM

I installed elementary-desktop on my Ubuntu 14.04 x64 virtual machine following these steps, but I don't get the Pantheon session in LightDM. I only have KDE Plasma Workspace and Ubuntu(Default). Is ...
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How to set webcam video as desktop background?

I use a webcam to monitor inbound traffic, etc. for my office and would like to be able to set my desktop background to be a live feed from my webcam on my secondary or both monitors. How would one ...
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Pantheon (Elementary Desktop) not loading

I add to repository this: ppa:elementary-os/daily and installed elementary-desktop Next log off -> select Pantheon -> click login = nothing. Empty screen with my wallpaper.. Please help
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Pantheon topbar missing

I did installed the pantheon in my ubuntu 14.04, how described in this link but when I make login with pantheon my topbar (title) doesn't appear. Thanks.
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Vagrant up/reload error - default: Warning: Connection timeout. Retrying…

I had a fully functional vagrant for three months now, but for the last three days, I am getting errors whenever I try to run vagrant up or vagrant reload. This is the error I get when running ...
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Ubuntu shaky display problem

Good afternoon, I recently got the lenovo y70 touch laptop and got it ready for Linux, however, Ubuntu has a display problem where the screen looks like it's shaking or tearing, I've tried nvidia ...
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Is installing a different distro over ubuntu on a dualboot system possible? Or deleting partition necessarily?

I run a dualboot with ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1. I messed up the ubuntu and now I'm going to install elementary OS instead of ubuntu. I wounder how I should do it in the easiest way possible ...
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How to fix the window of Audience video player in Ubuntu?

I have used elementary OS in the past and wanted to keep an eye on its light but interesting video player Audience, and test it in Ubuntu, as indicated in this post. But after installing it, its ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and elementary?

I want to dual boot Ubuntu and elementary on the same drive, but keep the home, swap, and boot partitions separate. Will this prevent applications from accessing the other OS (I want to isolate ...
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LIBJPEGTURBO_6.2 not found (required by cjpeg)

OS: Elementary OS Freya (based on 14.04 LTS) I installed the following: libjpeg62 libjpeg62-dev libjpeg-progs libjpeg-turbo-progs When I run cjpeg, I get the following error: cjpeg: ...
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Dual Boot Menu Missing - Can't open Luna [closed]

I'm certain that I correctly installed Elementary Luna OS alongside Vista, but my computer doesn't seem to recognize it. There is no dual boot menu, and when I press F12 or F8 during start up, I ...
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Ubuntu, ElementaryOS and Windows Grub Broken

The other day, I decided that, in addition to Ubuntu, I'd like to try ElementaryOS. So, I made another partition, and installed on that partition (sda5). In the installer, there was a box that said to ...
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How to ban icons from desktop?

After using ElementaryOS I am back on Ubuntu. In eOS one of the features are "no desktop icons" and "no rightclick option on desktop" and i prefer that setting, its simple and lightweight and I dont ...
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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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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 ...