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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Nemo Desktop Windows bug on elementary OS Frreya [on hold]

since I use Linux, my favorite file managar is Nemo, the extra panel is usefull to my, so in my eOS I installled it as default, but in eOS it has some trouble displaying the desktop icons is there ...
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Determining whether a distro is lightweight or heavyweight? [on hold]

Have used Lubutu , Fedora, mint, Ubuntu, How to determine whether a linux distro is lightweight or heavyweight? Is Elementary OS a lightweight distro?
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someone please HELP! I can't boot into any OS [closed]

I formatted an older version of Elementary OS Luna and tried to install the latest version Elementary OS Freya on that partition (sda5) but now whenever I boot into my computer it gives the error: ...
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Grub Rescue after installing Elementary OS Freya [migrated]

I used to dual boot windows 10(recently upgraded from windows7) and elementary os luna. Windows is installed on my C drive, and Luna was installed on a partitioned D drive (i splitted 100GB for ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 - AMD drivers boots without gui

So I've been having some trouble getting the AMD drivers to work. Whenever I install the AMD drivers either from their website or using the additional drivers tool in Ubuntu it installs just fine, but ...
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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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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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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 [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: ...