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Chrome and Slack crashing Ubuntu 20.04

I have got strange problem that I can't resolve long time. During work I use Slack, Chrome and Intellij IDEA. In some moment when I move mouse in Chrome - that areas of screen change on white ...
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Slack Dock Icon shows open Firefox windows

When I have Slack opened and launch a new Firefox instance, the dock indicator and preview for that new Firefox instance shows on the Slack dock icon. System info Any ideas?
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Ubuntu 20.04 Slack 4.15.0 not using system proxy on VPN

When on my vpn (connected with openconnect), I require an http proxy to access the internet. I have the system proxy configured to use wpad, and I know this works because firefox is set to use the ...
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rpm package deleted automatically

I want to install the Slack app on my Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS system. I downloaded it from here https://slack.com/intl/en-tn/downloads/linux and it gave me an rpm package file (slack-4.14.0-0.1.fc21.x86_64....
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Slack UI crashing on start - Ubuntu 20.04.02

As I wrote, Slack Desktop UI keeps crashing on start-up. This is a deb package downloaded from the Slack official website (not Snap). The version installed is 4.14, the system is at 20.04.2 (latest ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Slack notifications don't have slack icon

After upgrading Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 Slack has only default I tried to reinstall the app but it didn't work for me. All other applications don't have this issue. System notification icon:
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Slack (desktop version) notification sound not working?

I recently changed from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 and overall I'm very pleased with 20.04, however one odd thing I've since experienced is that Slack (desktop version) does not successfully play ...
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After system lock and unlock , the display for chrome and slack are not proper

Am using ubuntu v18.04 , bios v1.5.1 and display manager "Light Display Manager". After every lock and unlock of the dell laptop , few application UI are kind of messy. am unable to reuse ...
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Slack Wants to Reopen if In Favorites (Ubuntu 20.04)

I've noticed that if I have Slack open and it's in my favorites, if I click it on the taskbar to switch to the slack task it acts as if I'm trying to open it, not simply switch to the task. If I right ...
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Slack opens browser as slack instance if browser isn't already open

I have the latest Slack version through snap. installed: 4.9.1 (28) 144MB classic My issue is similar to this, but if I have Firefox open already, a new tab is opened correctly. ...
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Slack tray indicator stuck

My Slack tray indicator is stuck with the "new message" red dot. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 and using the Slack app from Ubuntu Software. I only have one workspace in that app. The problem occurred ...
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Chrome and Slack do not render properly after wake from hibernation in Ubuntu 18.04

I am on Ubuntu 18.04. After I wake from hibernation, my chrome looks like this. Even when I open new tabs. It still does not render things properly. The only thing that works is closing all open ...
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Remove Slack symbol from top panel possible?

I have Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and when I have Slack running, the symbol is shown in the top panel, see here: I don't like the symbol when the app is running, how I can remove it? Please note that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04/Nvidea 1060 chrome, slack, vscode display corrupted when wake up from suspension

slack display corrupted chrome display corrupted When your cursor moves on those applications windows, the corrupted display will change to some white noise. I have to restart chrome or slack to fix ...
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Slack 4.9.1 not launching in 20.04 LTS

Despite installing it many a times, slack doesn't start upon launching it. tried many ways but no luck! please help!
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Zoom periodically requiring double mouse clicks after entering via Slack

My desktop Zoom increasingly requires double clicks to do things like mute/unmute. Earlier today for the first time it began registering mouse down events but not mouse up events, causing me to drag ...
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Both Discord and Slack freeze when receiving a new private message

The freeze lasts pretty long, between 30 seconds and a minute. The rest of my system remains perfectly responsive. With Discord, it seems to only happen when Discord isn't in focus, though I can't ...
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Running applications indicator in Ubuntu Dock

When an application is running, there is a small red dot next to the icon on the GNOME launcher sidebar (Ubuntu Dock). When two instances of the same application are running, there are two small red ...
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Slack unable to start - Bad RIP value

Slack would not start all of a sudden. Slack was installed using Snap. dmesg: [63983.140086] ThreadPoolForeg[58617]: segfault at 34d0 ip 00000000000034d0 sp 00007fdb3e23ce08 error 14 [63983.140096] ...
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Slack suddenly stopped working on Ubuntu 20.04

I have been using Slack (Desktop App) for months now, without any problem. Today, for no apparent reason, the laptop (HP Envy) froze and since then Slack is not working anymore. It seems to try to ...
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No sound playback during call in Slack - Ubuntu 20.04

I'm on 20.04 and downloaded Slack using snap. I downloaded Spotify via snap as well as my speakers work. Not sure why Slack isn't working. I tried every single sound source. I have been able to ...
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Apps are running into another apps like a new instance [duplicate]

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 Firefox is linked to Slack. It doesn't even show the dot under ...
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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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How to show new Slack messages in GNOME notifications?

How do I show new Slack messages in GNOME notifications?
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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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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? ...