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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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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Fan control of my Samsung Chronos 7 [on hold]

I have recently switched from Windows 8.1 to Elementary OS on my Samsung Chronos NP700Z5A. I have followed all the instructions that I found and the OS works quite well. I have installed the Samsung ...
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my brightness option is missing after upgrading the kernel [on hold]

My OS had some WiFi driver problem so I upgraded to Linux kernel 4.2.8. Now my brightness setting is not working. My Elementary OS is based on Ubuntu 14.04 so I checked a related question but it ...
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how do i remove the current kernel and use an older one? [duplicate]

I a using Elementary os.I had linux kernel 4.3.5.Then I installed 4.4.1 and my screen is flickering so i want to change my kernel back to 4.3.5 how can i do that ? reinstalling 4.3.5 didn't help.
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Elementary OS installation problem [on hold]

I'm running Win10 as main OS, but I decided to install Elementary OS as a second one. But after I click "Try Elementary OS"/"Install Elementary OS" - I can see logo of Elementory OS for some seconds ...
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If i install Elementary OS, will it automatically be added to the grub menu? [migrated]

I currently have Windows 7 and Linux Mint installed. When my pc starts up, it shows me the Grub menu, it shows an entry for Mint linux and the windows boot menu. I am wondering, if i was to install ...
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Thunderbird prompts Outgoing server (SMTP) smtp.gmail.com failed message

I am using elementary OS Freya 0.3 (though the problem i guess is not strictly change), i am facing problem with sending mail via thunderbird email client using Gmail. I am receiving emails with no ...
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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: ...
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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? ...
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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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Double chrome icon in Docky won't go away

I know the double Chrome icon is not an uncommon issue, I've founded fixes for it like this one, that seem to work. The issue that I'm having is that none of them seem to stick. The second, out of ...
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Nvidea drivers GTX 960m [duplicate]

I have the new lenovo y50 with the gtx 960m gpu. When i go to "software updates"-"Other Software" it dosen't apear any drivers, how can i install them? Im using elementary os Freya. Best regards.
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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: ...
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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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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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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 ...