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 change directory permission from read-write to read-only [duplicate]

I'm an elementary-os user and I recently installed XAMPP to practice PHP. At first, I had to give read-write permission to /opt/lampp/htdocs/, in order to create the project files. But ...
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What is Elementary OS' default Terminal colour scheme?

What is the Elementary OS’ default Terminal colour scheme? How can I have the same on Ubuntu?
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Software Center won't open after Elementary upgrade [closed]

hoping someone can help! I just upgraded my OS, and now my icon for Software Center doesn't open the program. I have tried using command, no luck. Have also tried purging and re-installing program ...
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Install Elementary Pantheon desktop for Ubuntu 16.04?

Is it possible to install the pantheon desktop environment on Ubuntu 16.04? For many previous versions, it was only possibly by adding the unstable PPA, and installing from there, as explained here. ...
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Ubuntu flavours WiFI not working [duplicate]

I have asus e502m with Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI Express Fast/Gigabit Ethernet controller, and WiFi at home and at work eventually stops working. Connection icon remains in dock and it says that i`m ...
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Installing another Linux Distro

I had Elementary OS on my laptop and Windows 8 as a main system.EOS is not good enough for me, so i deleted it and I am with Win and Grub. Now I want to install Ubuntu, and don't know if should i ...
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How to install Elementary's Pantheon Mail client on Ubuntu (15.10)

I would like to tryout Pantheon Mail (a Geary fork by Elementary OS) on Ubuntu (15.10). I found their code hosting but I can't find how to install that. There's also a Q&A about building from ...
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apt-get keeps wanting to download a package, overriding my decision

I've recently had a problem with the graphics on my laptop. I am currently trying a working nvidia driver, as my computer had problems with the previous one. When I try to issue any install command ...
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Combine partitions in GParted after removing Windows from dual boot

Hello guys! I've just removed Windows 10 from my PC so now I am only with Ubuntu (Elementary OS). Everything is working just fine, but now I want to expand my Linux partition to take all the space ...
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How to add trash can to Plank

I have been trying to add the trash can to plank but I cannot figure out how to do it (Ubuntu 15.10). I see instructions on how to do it for Elementary OS, but I have no knowledge of Elementary OS so ...
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How can I use the eOS terminal notification in Ubuntu?

elementaryOS has the following feature to notify the user of a finished terminal process. Is it possible to use this feature in Ubuntu? Figure 1: Example of eOS terminal notification
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Screen Shaking issue with Ubuntu

Just bought a new Dell Inspiron 3162 11 inch (http://www.dell.com/au/p/inspiron-11-3162-laptop/pd?ref=PD_OC), and tried to install my first linux distro. I got this weird screen shaking (https://www....
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How can I install “EA origin” over Elementary os or ubuntu 14.04 using PlayOnLinux 4.2.10?

I found a way but is only for PlayOnLinux 4.2.5 and it does'n work in 4.2.10 version. I'm new using Linux. Thank you!
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How to import Elementary OS to Ubuntu

I want to switch from Elementary OS to Ubuntu. So how do I import all my programs and files to Elementary OS. And is it the best idea to switch to Ubuntu? Is it any different, except GUI.
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Fiddler syntax view installation

I have installed Fiddler 4.4.8.4 using Mono. It works properly. The question is how can I add a syntax view extension. What I've tried: Downloaded installation file for windows and opened it as a ...
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unsuccesful uninstalling of elementary theme

I install elementary theme on my Ubuntu 14.04 but It couldn't choose it at log in page, it wasn't there. So enter thissudo apt-get purge elementary-os and sudo apt-get remove elementary-os after that ...
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Fprint doesn't work at login but it works fine with sudo and other authentifications

I've installed fprint on my Asus P2420sj, used fprintd-enroll to enable the fingerprints check. It works well with terminal sudo authentification and system auth overall but not when I log in - there ...
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Grub not appearing after installing windows 10

I'm really new to the linux world. I currently have installed Elementary OS Freya (ubuntu 14.04 based). I had three partitions. One for / , one for linux-swap and one for /home, all ext4. I created ...
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Migrating from Ubuntu to Elementary OS? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 on my PC alongside windows 10. I was thinking about migrating from Ubuntu to Elementary OS. I know it uses Ubuntu as a base, but the LTS release, which is 14.04. Now I want to ...
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Blacklist a Nvidia gpu for qemu/kvm passthrough

I am trying to run Windows in a virtual machine while giving the VM a direct passthrough to the GPU for better performance. I have an integrated intel GPU (I will use this one for the host) and a ...
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“Transform” elementaryos to Ubuntu iwthout data loss

I Just want to ask how i can convert/upgrade/change to ubuntu from elementary os freya without data loss? I have just noticed that i have available upgrade to ubuntu 15, but it says that it does not ...
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Where can I find a step-by-step guide on how to install Windows 10 AFTER Linux? [duplicate]

I previously used Windows 8, then upgraded to 10. Now, after using elementaryOS for a while and being quite satisfied with it, I was thinking about reinstalling Windows 10 in dual-boot, just to play ...
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Xubuntu workspaces overview like elementary OS

I have moved from elementary OS to Xubuntu, because it's faster and with less animations, but there is one thing that I miss a lot - the workspace overview. Is there a way to accomplish something ...
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How can I get Freya like mouse gestures in my Lubuntu 15.10?

I have been using elementary OS Freya for past couple of months.Now I like to switch to Lubuntu 15.10 . The main issue is , I like the way Freya handles windows when I move the mouse over the four ...
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Can't boot into Bios or USB

after removing everything from my hard drive and installing Ubuntu 14.04 im unable to boot into the bios or an USB drive, all i got is a black screen, no text, no sound just black. Can you guys give ...
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Can I install Pantheon on 15.10? [duplicate]

There seems to be a lot of question regarding Pantheon, but they all somewhat contradict each other. Is there a simple way to install it?
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Increase dedicated video memory on Intel HD graphics [closed]

I was going to try and run EVE Online with PlayOnLinux on my Acer Aspire V3-371-79XR. The laptop has Intel HD Graphics 5500 inside, an i7 core and 8 GiB of DDR3 ram. I checked the dedicated video ...
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Install pantheon desktop on Ubuntu 15.10?

Pantheon desktop doesn't install on recent versions of Ubuntu, but is there a way to install it now? Are there any workarounds?
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Problem installing elementary desktop on Ubuntu

I was trying to install elementary desktop on Ubuntu but I get the following error: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libecore-dev: libecore-dev depends on libglib2.0-dev; however: ...
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Can't open Software-center , google chrome stable newest after installed ibus [closed]

mr2uang@mr2uang-MS-7798:~$ sudo software-center ** (software-center:15215): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-f1JihwokKA: Connection ...
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elementary OS is too slow (Ubuntu 15.04 as well)

I installed elementary OS Freya awhile ago and it was so slow, so I went back to Ubuntu. Now I decided I will give it another shot, and it's still the same. Sometimes the panel takes 2 to 3 min to ...
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Elementary OS on Ubuntu 14

I have just installed Ubuntu 14 and I am loving the feel of it. I first intended to install Elementary OS but failed to do so. I then followed the stept from: http://tuxdiary.com/2015/06/27/...
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Migrating from Ubutu to ElementaryOS [closed]

I have lots of important development files and set up in my ubuntu installation. But now after trying ElementaryOS, I'd like to make it my primary OS. Since everything in Linux is a file. I was ...
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Problem with Elementary Desktop [duplicate]

I'm currently using Ubuntu XFCE4 and I am trying to install elementary-desktop. Except everytime I try to install it, all it comes up with is, E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open ...
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Files are not shown on mounted partition that is booted from LiveCd

I need help. I have installed Arch after Ubuntu and Elementary OS, and after that my grub was messed up, and I was unable to boot again in Elementary OS. So I decided to backup my files from home ...
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Terminology themes missing

Hi after upgrading terminology it appears the settings were reworked. There is no longer a theme option. There is however a toolkit option with a theme tab but no themes. Where have all the theems ...
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Elementary OS website spontaneously opens up in Chrome throughout the day. I have no idea why or how to stop it. Any solutions?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my chromebook. However I'm 100% sure the chromebook has nothing to do with it as the problem just started up a couple days ago some time after visiting elementary.io . I ...
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Java install failed and now keeps trying in terminal [duplicate]

So i tried to install Oracle Java through official installer, my Wifi router got reset and it caused the installation to fail. after that I installed Java using tarball file and it was a success ...
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Grub 2 doesnot show any OS.

I am using Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series that originally came with ubuntu. I changed it to windows completely according to my needs. Today I tried dual booting with Elementary OS Luna. I installed it ...
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Lightdm\Pantheon-greeter conf and packages

I've been reading the other questions and none explains it simple enough. Must I have lightdm installed with pantheon-greeter? Which file am I to use if I wish to use pantheon-greeter? /etc/lightdm/...
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How to install Ubuntu from Elementary OS [closed]

I installed Elementary OS and want to switch to Ubuntu. However, I am unable to boot into the live USB. Is there another way to make the switch?
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Install Themes and Icons from Elementary OS without pantheon

I know How to install the Pantheon desktop environment?, but I'd rather not install the whole desktop environment but only the theme and iconset. I can install Cairo dock That looks alike Plank (the ...
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Pantheon Terminal Ubuntu 15.04 - GTK3 Title/Header Bar Issue

I heard Pantheon Terminal is one of the most intuitive terminals to use and thought I would give it a go on vanilla Ubuntu Vivid 15.04. I installed it (0.3.1.2+r736+pkg36) from the following ...
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Not typical miltimonitor xorg.conf - 2 GPUs (nvidia) and 5 Monitors

I installed some time ago elementary OS Freya. I'm fighting for a couple of days to get the correct configuration for my not typical multimonitor set 2 nvidia graphics cards GeForce GTX 660 Ti & ...
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How can I install the terminal emulator from elementary OS Freya on ubuntu 15.04 Vivid? [duplicate]

I like the elementary OS terminal emulator quite a lot and I'd love to have it on my main machine, which is running Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid. Is it possible without compromising Ubuntu's stability?
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Problem after Install Elementary OS desktop in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I installed Elementary-Desktop from here After install I log out and in the session does not show Pantheon for login in LightDM. Why?
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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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Switch from Ubuntu to Elementary OS without breaking the drivers [closed]

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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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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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: ...