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Grub command runs twice

I am trying to change boot priority and time out in grub. When i run 'update-grub' command, I see the same output twice even for one execution. Sourcing file `/etc/default/grub' Sourcing file `/etc/...
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Manage Keyboard Shortcut Conflicts in Linux (KDE, Gnome, POPOS...)

If I have a program that needs a specific shortcut, I cannot use this shortcut unless I disable the system wide shortcut. so if I want to press ctrl+shift+E and I have a shortcut to open task manager ...
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How to fix messed up Logical Volumes From (initramfs) shell? (Linux, ElementaryOS)

TLDR: Encrypted Luks drive will unlock on boot sequence, but then fails to boot. Drops to (intiramsfs) on boot. Logical volumes messed up. Not finding data-root (boot drive) was using Gparted and ...
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Zorin 16 Linux installation error

Installing ZorinOS 16 Linux, using Y.U.M.I.-UEFI-version with USB results in /init: line 49: can't open /dev/sr0: no medium found I receive the same or almost the same error when I install ...
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How to change terminal command color linux

I am using Elementary 6 Odin, and I am trying to make commands like “sudo” red and “apt” green, any help would be appreciated! My .bashrc file: https://pastebin.com/5mF6vnDj edit: I mean something ...
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How to record between different workspaces in elementary-os with OBS Studio

I have OBS studio installed on my elementary-os system and I want to record windows between different workspaces. Any ideas on how to do that? Note that I know almost nothing when it comes to OBS.
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Grub for dual-boot elementary OS with Windows 10

Main goal: Elementary OS & Windows 10 dual boot with GRUB bootloader on a 200GB SSD Problem: System booting directly into elementary os Steps I've taken: Installed Windows 10 whilst setting the ...
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Elementary OS Flatpak repository in other distros

I have read that Elementary OS already has a Flatpak repository. If it is possible, how can it be used in other Linux distributions? (suppose they are already using flatpak with another repository ...
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How to install Windows directly from Linux (elementaryOS) without anything [duplicate]

last week i have problem I can't deal with. How i can to install Windows directly from Linux (elementary OS) without flash drives and anything other? Tried everything and all of tries ended with ...
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Poor sound quality with elementary OS on an iMac 2011

I've got elementary OS 5.1.7 installed on my iMac 27" 2011 in order to give it a second life. Besides some minor struggles (I'm a noob when it comes to linux), there is one final problem: audio / ...
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How do you partition disk that the system is running on? (Linux)

I want to know how to partition the disk that the system is running on(Linux), and not with external media from the system it's self. Also, I need it with a Gui too(I can't partition with the terminal)...
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is there any way to install libgranite-dev on mac os?

I'm trying to get the elementary OS terminal working on mac. The installation process of this terminal is described here. after downloading the folder with the code files and typing: meson build --...
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Elementary OS: How to create a clickable shellscript

I am trying to make a shellscript clickable in a folder? What I want is for the user to be able to click/double-click a shellscript in Files via the GUI and then have this shellscript open and run ...
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BIOS boot priority lists not showing up

I have a laptop running elementary OS for a month now. Currently, I have to install Windows for an app and my system is pretty low-end so I can't use Virtual Machine I want to install Windows from ...
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New to Linux, trying to install FFmpeg but missing dependencies from LibaV

Currently using ElementaryOS distro, just got into development on linux and still confused on many things. I'm trying to install FFmpeg for a project I'm working on, when installing the .deb I get ...
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What is the underlying difference between linux distros

The question is not as simple as the title suggests. I am not a newbie in tech at least as per my experience. But not much experience in Linux. The basic difference is the UI between all linux ...
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Deleting elementary OS drive made Windows drive not bootable

I have several drives, but the only ones that matter in this case are 2 SSDs. One has a Windows 10 install on it, the other has elementary OS. I didn't want the elementary install anymore, so I ...
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Installing Linux on HP Laptop

I am having a tough time on how to install Linux on my HP laptop and dual boot it. So this is what I did: I downloaded elementary OS to usb stick using Rufus. I followed the ubuntu guide I know we ...
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Elementary OS: How to make workspaces span multiple monitors?

I loooove Elementary OS. Love the lack of too many options for the most part. The one thing that is a deal breaker for my workflow though, is not being able to have workspaces span multiple monitors. ...
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Uninstall windows and move all the left memory to Linux (Elementary OS)

I want to completely uninstall windows and merge the free memory left after to my Linux partition. What are the safest way to do this?
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Issue in booting Windows 10 after installing Linux on a USB drive

I have recently installed elementary OS on a USB drive from a system running Windows 10, but I booted live from elementary OS DVD for installation purposes. Now every time I boot my PC without the ...
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How can I access the files on my WD Cloud drive?

My WD Cloud drive network card broke. I removed the hard drive from the WD Cloud enclosure and put it in an external SATA drive housing. I am now connected to the HD via USB using Elementary OS ...
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Is there a way to disable Secure Boot startup message?

So yesterday I disabled Secure Boot in order to run an undervolt software. I'm running Elementary OS on an Asus Q325UA laptop and when I reboot/cold start the system I get this message before the grub ...
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Elementary OS (Ubuntu), Virtual Box -> Share www data between host and guest

please, can someone give here step by step solution to solve this request? I have home computer with Elementary OS and Virtual Box installed. I have a flash drive with virtual PC (Virtual Box) with ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libvtkRenderingOpenGL2-8.1.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I successfully built visit using the build_visit script from this page: https://wci.llnl.gov/simulation/computer-codes/visit/downloads and am trying to run it when I encounter this error. I am running ...
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How can I prevent myself from booting a certain distro in some particular hours?

I have a dual boot setup: Manjaro KDE and Elementary OS. Let's say I'd like to prevent Manjaro KDE from booting at a certain time (for example between 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM) so that only Elementary OS ...
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Switch from Raid On to AHCI (and vice versa) on reboot via script

I currently have a system running Windows 10 and Elementary OS (based on Ubuntu 18.04) in a dual boot configuration. The problem (more of an annoyance actually) is that Windows 10 uses Raid On and ...
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Elementary OS error with rc local orig No such file or directory

rc.local shows rm-fR /var/lib/apt/lists/* mv /etc/rc.local.orig /etc/rc.local exit 0 When ever I try to boot the system I get mv: cannot stat '/etc/rc.local.orig': No such file or directory Don't ...
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apt-get "Unable to locate package" with a glob

I'm trying to uninstall the Pantheon desktop. I use a star glob to uninstall all packages with a name that starts with "pantheon-". rolf@DRGMC01:~$ sudo apt-get remove pantheon-* Reading package ...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition. Now Windows nor Linux can start due to GRUB's normal.mod not found

I had Windows 10 and ElementaryOS Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) installed and both booting happily through GRUB. This is how my disks were set up: /dev/sda /dev/sda1 ntfs 420MB /dev/sda2 ntfs 210GB - ...
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Grub can't start windows

I have got a Mi notebook air. Windows was installed in UEFI mode, but linux installed in Legacy. now i can boot windows only via UEFI , and linux only via legacy. grub detecting windows, but can't ...
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Elementary OS Google Pinyin not showing up Japanese choice

I installed the Google Pinyin bundle altogether to the other necessary packages. Then, configured it correctly by choosing fcitx through the im-config. After rebooting the system the keyboard symbol ...
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HP Laptop built in bluetooth cant find headphones, but bluetooth usb can

I have a HP laptop (HP probook 4530s) that wont find my bluetooth headphone via the built in bluetooth device. I do have a usb bluetooth device that will pick up the headphones and will allow me to ...
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Why does Google Chrome freeze every time I upload a file?

Every time I upload a file to Google Chrome, the browser freezes. The file is uploaded, but I have to close Chrome and open again to see it. What is this bug? How can I solve it? PS: The browser ...
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Mfcuk tool not working properly

I recently managed to install libnfc. I wanted to test the tools mfoc and mfcuk, designed to obtain the keys of a NFC tag. Mfoc can retrieve all the keys only if it knows at least one key, Mfcuk can ...
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Not Able to boot in to Elementary OS

I am having lenovo G 505 Laptop with preinstalled windows 8. i installed elementary os after recreating partitions a fresh . the installation process was successful. on restarting the machine i got ...
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Binutils 2.29 installation error when attempting to build a Linux distro using “Linux From Scratch” instructions

I am attempting to build a Linux distribution with Linux From Scratch (LFS) version 8.1. I am building it with ElementaryOS (which is based on Ubuntu) which I have installed on VirtualBox on my Mac. I ...
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Grub update not working

I messed up with my GRUB sudo apt-get not working properly I am trying to rebuild it so that my system can boot properly i am using external usb to login to my system root@elementary:/# sudo fdisk -...
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Ubuntu first boot showing error, 'failed to start: show plymouth boot screen'

I have a dell Inspiron 5558 laptop with nvidia graphics card, and genuine windows 10. I tried to install ElementaryOS dual boot from bootable pendrive. But when i boot, it is showing only boot log ...
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Atheros QCA9565/AR9565 acting strangely (aht9k related?)

My Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565/AR9565 started to act strangely. It doesn't have any signal and sometimes don't find APs or find, but can't connect. I read that compiling backport possibly fix the issue, ...
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Elementary OS freezing randomly

I'm running Elementary OS Freya for a long time now, same install for at least 2 years now, and every once in a while it will just freeze up completely, not responding at all anymore, not just the ...
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It is showing command not found for sudo add-apt-repository on elementary OS

Here's a photograph of terminal - Image of command line terminal I was trying to install the following repository - sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3 but it is showing command ...
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GRUB disappears after changing description of Windows Boot Manager

I installed Elementary OS, and everything worked nicely. I got GRUB when booting the computer, I could boot Windows and Elementary OS. The only problem was that Windows Boot Manager showed up twice in ...
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Hot plug HDMI connection doesn't work on Ubuntu

I am using elementaryOS Loki (OS based on Ubuntu) on Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7566. Althought HDMI connection is working for both my screen and TV, it works only when I reboot the computer with HDMI ...
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Drive mounted as /home gets set to read-only after shutdown

Since March, I've been trying to figure out what keeps causing my home drive to get flagged as read-only after a cold boot. I tried a new drive since that could be the sign of a failing drive. Things ...
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Remove margin around pantheon windows in i3?

It seems that Pantheon applications mess with i3 by adding a huge gap between windows/frames like in the screenshot below. Is there a way to use Pantheon applications in i3 without that border/margin?...
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Linux Elementary OS Constantly WiFi Dropping

Two days ago, I installed Elementary OS on my ASUS K550L. Everything looks just perfect, but since first hour of exploring the system, my WiFi connection keeps dropping every several minutes. I ...
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Is the CPu temperature of my laptop normal?

I'm using Elementary OS. When I start the laptop in the morning (the laptop is cold), if i run sensors 36° Celsius. After some time, if i open a browser, the speed fan gets to 2000 rpm and the ...
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Shutdown, hibernate and suspend not working

I just installed ElementaryOS on my laptop (ASUS ROG GL552VW-CN273T). I got everything working just fine except for when I want to suspend, hibernate, or shut down my laptop. Shutdown: If I shutdown, ...
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elementary OS bluetooth not working

I have installed elementary OS Loki on my system and everything works fantastic but the only problem is bluetooth.I had windows 10 installed on my system earlier but I formatted it and installed fresh ...
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