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Apps are running into another apps like a new instance

I'm a complete noob on Ubuntu/Linux (I installed my yesterday). What I notice is that one App (let say Slack), has a link in a message, when I click on it, it opens Firefox, but in way that this ...
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All-in-one app for communicators and JIRA

is some application which would use one interface for all communicators (Skype, Slack, Teams, Hangouts), and transfer only data through some API? I believe this is how exactly works these ...
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Limiting Memory of Snap Packages

Some snaps (cough Slack) will given the opportunity eat up an almost unlimited amount of memory. In the pre-slack post systemd world I could create a namespace, limit it's memory/cpu etc... and force ...
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Code Blocks show up as blank in gnome apps

I've recently switched back to ubuntu desktop after 12 years or so on Mac. Everything is going great except for 1 bug that is KILLING me. Anything formatted as a "code block" either doesn't display ...
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Slack client on 18.04 and it is not updating properly

I ran "apt install ./slack-desktop-4.0.2-amd64.deb" on Bionic Beaver and I am able to login to my workspaces and channels. However, history is not loading and when I receive direct messages the ...
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Unable to sign in to Slack snap app

I've done sudo snap install slack --classic and now have the Slack snap application (v. 4.1.2). When I run slack from the terminal, it opens the app, with the sign in button. Clicking this opens the ...
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Edit notification mp3 files in Slack desktop app

I am just wondering if it is possible to exchange the built-in Slack notification mp3 files with custom ones. Unfortunately, they are located in a snap folder, so I was not able to edit them. Is there ...
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How to show new Slack messages in GNOME notifications?

How do I show new Slack messages in GNOME notifications?
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Fail2Ban action failed

I have fail2ban check that send notification to slack when it detect a new ban. This is my jail.local file: # cat jail.local [DEFAULT] findtime = 30 bantime = 60 maxretry = 3 [nginx] enabled = ...
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telegram, slack, skype won't run if I put them on startup applications

I have run telegram, slack, skype on startup application ubuntu 16.04 But, the icon doesn't appear in taskbar (notification area). Howver, it appear as run application $ ps ax | grep skype 3854 ? ...
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Slack 3.4.2 not opening on Ubuntu 16.04

I tried installing the .deb file from the Slack website and installing via snap. (Running sudo apt remove slack-desktop in between) But both times nothing happens when I try to run slack from the ...
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Memory over-consumption: gnome-shell? google-chrome? slack?

I am having issues on a ubuntu 19.04 computer: regular freezes, ... Monitoring screenshots (htop) During a memory overload... (Unfortunately I didn't think of hiding userland threads on the 1st, ...
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I'm Having Trouble Installing from the Ubuntu Software Store on Ubuntu Budgie

I recently installed Ubuntu Budgie on VirtualBox, and have been installing applications that I use on a daily basis. Everything has been running smoothly, except I've suddenly started having trouble ...
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Broken fonts for code formatting blocks in slack and chrome in Ubuntu 18.04

After I changed some fonts in tweaks-tool, in some programs (Slack, Chrome) font formatting for blocks of code became broken. I tried to restore defaults, but fonts in code blocks still ugly. How it ...
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Grub Boot Loader Error Occured when Ubuntu and SlackWare is Installed

I have a PC which has a pre-installed Ubuntu 18 OS. On the free partition I have installed Slackware 14.2 successfully. After that I have decided to install GRUB, using the commands below: chroot /...
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Slack shows opened links to browser as another slack instance in task bar

If I open a link sent to me on Slack, the new browser window opened shows up as 'another' Slack window. Is there any way to have it correctly group the new browser window with the existing browser ...
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Apps crashing on my Desktop

Any time I open VS Code or Slack on my Ubuntu Desktop I get kicked to the login screen. When I log in it is as if I rebooted, nothing is open. They work on my laptop installation however I cant get to ...
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Slack desktop client with socks proxy

How can I configure slack desktop client to use a socks proxy?
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Slack 3.3.3 crash on Ubuntu 18.10

I have installed the latest Slack 3.3.3 from the official website. Downloaded the deb package, but when i start it, it simply crash and nothing happens. It was working fine on Ubuntu 18.04. Is there a ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Slack not working

I've updated to Ubuntu 18.10 yesterday. Now I can't find a version of Slack which isn't crashing. Tried the version from snap and also the download from the site. Has someone found a working version?
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Slack icon not visible in top right corner in ubuntu

When I restart the Ubuntu system, slack application is not visible in the top right corner. How to solve that?
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Opening Slack logs my user out of ubuntu

As soon as I start slack app(snap) I get logged out of my user in Ubuntu 18.04. I will provide more info if I can check things before it logs me out. Can you please suggest how I check for some logs ...
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slack edit message shortcut

In slack the "edit last message" shortcut is supposed to be ↑ (up arrow). When I hit it the last message is populated in the message field, but when I hit Enter after editing it shows up as a ...
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Slack misses tray indicator

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04, I installed Slack but it doesn't show any icon in the tray indicator: ▶ snap info slack name: slack summary: Team communication for the 21st ...
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Slack not openned when click on the notification

Slack app does not open automatically when I clicked on the notification . Is it a slack issue ? Am I need to install anything for notification?
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Slack icon missing from top right corner in Ubuntu 16.04

Slack icon is missing and shows this icon in its place. Can someone help me out here?
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS app store not working

When I try to download any application from the App store, it shows an error. I think the last update did that. Before that update it was working good. Error : Snapd return status code 400 : Bad ...
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Software not showing up in “activities” [duplicate]

I've installed a couple of apps (Slack and Spotify) from "Software" and while they run fine the first time, they don't show up in search when I go to "Activities" so I can't launch them except by ...
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Screensharing (Slack, Hangouts) Blank Screen & Cursor On Ubuntu 17.10 (Wayland) [duplicate]

I've been using 17.10 with the default Desktop (Gnome/Wayland) for about a week and is running very smoothly except for one thing: I no longer can share my screen with the Slack Linux app or with ...
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Slack calls do not connect

My Slack calls do not work. I can conduct the call and the "connecting" pop up simply stays as connecting and my partner never connects with me (i.e. the circle progress animation never stops spinning)...
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Slack flickering and Rendering issue

We have graphical glitches on slack client on our Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS like screen flickering and rendering issues. We have Tried to disable acceleration and resize slack window but it does not work on ...
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How to install slack desktop 2.6.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.05 LTS?

My issue was that even after I downloaded slack, and I did: cd ~/Downloads dpkg -i slack-desktop-2.6.3-amd64.deb I got errors about missing libappindicator1. So I do the next logical thing right? ...
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Voice calls in Slack Desktop stopped working

I'm curious if someone still can make voice calls from Slack's desktop client from Ubuntu 14.04? And if so what did you do to make them working? Although, voice call from the same machine via Chromium ...
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Slack desktop client on 16.04 behind proxy server

I am trying to use the Slack desktop client for Ubuntu 16.04 behind a Websense Content Gateway (WCG) proxy. It will not connect. Notes: Windows workstations work with Slack client for Windows ...
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Slack as a Gnome Web Web-Application keeps asking for permission to show desktop notifications

I'm using Gnome Web (web browser) to run slack as a web application so that I can search for it as an app in the Ubuntu Gnome activities screen. This works well but everytime I start the Web App I get ...