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Questions tagged [elementary]

An Ubuntu-based operating system featuring the Elementary theme and the Pantheon desktop environment. Be aware that Elementary OS is off-topic, ask in Elementary OS Stack Exchange instead.

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I accidentally deleted the file /lib/ld-lsb.so.3 [on hold]

I accidentally deleted the file /lib/ld-lsb.so.3. I wanted to know if it's a necessary file to guarantee the good functionality of the system (last version of Elementary OS, equivalent to bionic ...
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Install Button on Live CD does not work

Maybe this question is widely known by all of you and I am still too newbie / new to Linux to know this, but I am going to say it anyway. Well, I am facing a problem while trying to install Ubuntu 18....
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No sound from speakers and also earphones

information regarding sound cards present in my system There is no sound coming from earphones ans also speakers, I am using elementary os loki which is based on ubuntu. More information regarding ...
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How to get rid of grub menu on live usb [closed]

Is there any way to remove the GRUB menu when I boot from my live Elementary OS USB? Since I only use the first option, which is boot regularly, how would I jump straight to the OS?
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pantheon-terminal no longer send notifications (Ubuntu 18.10)

I'm using pantheon-terminal (from Elementary OS repo) on Ubuntu 18.10 because it will send desktop notification when a long running task completes which is a handy feature for me. However, with ...
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Way to get elementaryOS's picture-in-picture on Ubuntu [duplicate]

With version 5, elementaryOS introduced a picture-in-picture feature, allowing one to select any screen area and confine it to a floating rectangle above other windows. (Demoed here) Is it possible ...
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How to completely remove Elementary OS 5.0 Juno from Ubuntu 18.04?

I have found similar topics, but none of the answers helped me. I have installed Elementary, but the amount of bugs on it was atrocious, so I wanted to move back to just regular Ubuntu (Yeah, I know ...
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How to completely remove elementary OS (Ubuntu 18.04)?

So, I installed Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome3 and then lured by the prettiness of elementary OS 5.0, I installed that as per the instructions. Now, I have purged all the PPAs as suggested by this or other ...
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Problem with isorespin on a live usb [closed]

I have to use isorespin.sh, and I have to launch it on elementary live usb, but when I try to use it, I get this message: How can I solve this?
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Pantheon desktop and ubuntu questions

Hi everyone im kind of new to linux and I have the latest version of ubuntu installed. I wanted to try the pantheon desktop of elementary os so I installed it through the terminal but I thought that ...
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Install Ubuntu on PC with Elementary OS [duplicate]

I have a PC that only has Linux Elementary installed on it. I would like to remove elementary and install Ubuntu (I don't have any files that need to be saved so a clean wipe/install should be ...
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Edimax EW-7811 UTC wireless usb adapter [duplicate]

I'm having quite the trouble of installing drivers for my wireless usb adapter. I have tried different drivers, but none of them work. Someone in the same situtation? uname -v #48~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP ...
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Accidentally installed elementary os boot name, icon and splash screen on Ubuntu 18.04, how can I restore the defaults?

I was trying to install pantheon terminal from the elementary os repository, so I ran an install of elementary-* including desktop and icon packages. One side effect of this is that in the GRUB menu ...
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Storage partition created by mkusb is not usable in Windows10 [closed]

I just created a persistent live USB of ElementaryOS on a 32GB USB stick by following this awesome guide. The problem is that mkusb should let you use the remaining space as an usual storage USB ...
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Dell XPS 15 9560: After booting from live USB, screen is stuck on distro logo.

I have a Dell XPS 15 9560 (4K display, NVIDIA GTX 1050, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Core i7-7700HQ). I'm trying to install an Ubuntu flavor alongside Windows 10. I've attempted to install the latest versions ...
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I have two Linux distros dual-booted. I want to install Ubuntu and overwrite/delete Zorin OS [duplicate]

I have Zorin OS and Elementary OS installed on my laptop. I'd like to install Ubuntu 16.04 and replace Zorin OS. My question is, in the Ubuntu installation program, when it says "You have Zorin OS ...
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Uninstall Linux from Linux [closed]

I searched the web for how to remove or uninstall Linux from your computer but the only information I found was how to remove it from Windows. I've installed Linux on an old PC and I'm trying ...
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Installed elementary on ubuntu 16.04. But no login screen now

I installed elementary loki on ubuntu 16.04.3. But after rebooting my login screen was on loop. Then removed gnome and unity. Now no login screen comes. I have installed pantheon-greeter. Any help ...
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How would grub2 be affected when deleting the main OS?

So I was wondering what would happen to grub2 if someone uses several OSes on the same computer and then deletes one of them? For instance I installed Elementary OS and Ubuntu 16.04 and now the ...
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Help with using “gnome-web-photo” with “at” to get screenshot of website at specific time

I want to get a screenshot of a website at a specific time. I managed to understand "gnome-web-photo" and it works great standalone but I can't get it to work with "at" so that it triggers at the ...
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Arrow Keys Disable Touchpad/Mapped To Shortcuts

This randomly started happening. Left, Right, Up and Down arrow keys all make a "touchpad disabled" notification icon appear, as well as open a Music player. I went into Settings >> Keyboard and no ...
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I have a big problem with dependencies

Please, I need help. I cannot Upgrade or install anything. What can I do? sudo apt-get upgrade Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias Leyendo la información de ...
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What happens to elementary OS if Ubuntu discontinues its Desktop? [closed]

I've read several articles claiming that Ubuntu may stop developing its Desktop version in favor of focusing solely server editions. In a scenario like this, what becomes of elementary OS and other ...
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replacing Ubuntu

I wiped my PC laptop and installed Ubuntu 16 on it. I like it, but my wife uses the laptop more and wants to use elemntaryOS instead. I'd like to install elementaryOS ALONGSIDE ubuntu if possible, so ...
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I have Elementary OS and windows 8.1 installed but want to remove Elementary OS and install Ubuntu. How can I do that? [duplicate]

I have Elementary OS installed along with windows 8.1. I want to uninstall Elementary OS and install Ubuntu. How can I do that? I searched Google for any relevant article or link but couldn't help ...
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I got message this message in rails “The dependency tzinfo-data”

I just install ruby on rails couple days ago and every time a create a new project in the console I got this message: The dependency tzinfo-data (>= 0) will be unused by any of the platforms ...
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File permissions can not be changed in a Windows Linux shared folder

I have created a shared folder between a windows and a Linux computer similarly as in this tutorial http://www.howtogeek.com/176471/how-to-share-files-between-windows-and-linux/. I see the files that ...
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How to install elementary os loki in ubuntu 16.10 without using iso file

How can I install Elementary OS Loki in Ubuntu 16.10 without using the iso file? And having to change my partitions (which I know very little about). Upon trying to install EOS using the steps ...
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Ubuntu OS changed to elementry OS 0.4 Loki [duplicate]

My current OS is Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I, out of curiosity, installed Elementary Desktop. And then I removed it and got back to Unity. I installed it using following command: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Restore Unity to Default [duplicate]

I recently installed Elementary OS onto Ubuntu 16.10 using the steps in the accepted answer to “How can I install elementary OS on Ubuntu?”. As a result, the window border for unity now looks ...
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Cern Root 6.06.08 compile error on elementary os loki 64bit [closed]

I tried to compile and install cern root 6.06.08 on elementary os loki 64bit, but only get errors. The last few lines with the errors are lib/libAfterImage.a(export.o): In function `...
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How to remove Pantheon DE from Ubuntu 16.04?

Can anyone help me remove elementary-desktop? I installed it in my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x64 system. I already did the "solution" from this question: How to completely remove Elementary-Desktop from Ubuntu ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Unity Dash in other desktop environments? [closed]

I really like Elementary OS, which is based on Ubuntu. The only thing I didn't like is the launcher/dash, which isn't fast enough and doesn't search all the files, whereas I find Ubuntu dash very good....
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Elementary OS Loki 0.4 Desktop on ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

how to setup Elementary OS Loki 0.4 Desktop on ubuntu 16.04 LTS?
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How to collapse page index in Evince

I have a PDF file that contains thousands of page. How do I collapse the index from the file so I could only see the main topic all at once. For example, from the image below I only want to see ...
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Google Chrome stopped working and won't open [closed]

I'm using Elementary OS 0.3.4 Freya 64 bits. I was just doing okay, but all of a sudden google chrome stopped working. I tried opening again but it just won't work. I uninstalled using sudo apt-get ...
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Installing Ubuntu over elementary os

Similar to this questions were asked in this community many times, but none of them could help me. I need to make sure. I currently have installed elementary OS 0.3.2 and I want to switch to Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...