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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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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Laptop boots directly to ubuntu , cant access BIOS or Boot menu, brand name logo doesnt show on startup anymore [closed]

Im running Laptop with single OS; UbuntuMATE 15.04 Beta1 64bit on Toshiba laptop Core i3. after burning "Elementary OS" on a live USB drive using UNetbootin, what happened is: after reboot, laptop ...
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elementary os luna slow startup [closed]

I am an experience ubuntu user and I decided to use elemantary os my other 32-bit pc.I love it but its startup is slow.Whwn I run dmesg,I have figure out this: 26.107386] ata1.00: status: { DRDY ERR ...
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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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elementary OS Freya won't boot [closed]

I have been doing Linux since last June and I have found my way around it pretty well. But I have been trying to boot elementary OS Freya beta 2 to my windows 8 UEFI laptop, I have tried using ...
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Unable to connect to the internet (Elementary os) on my toshbia laptop (No network devices available) [closed]

I installed the Elementary OS on my laptop, it comes up with "no network devices available" even though it is plugged in to the router and there is a wireless signal also. The network controller is ...
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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 ...
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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. ...