Skip to content

Best answers for the questions; Solution For everything; Space for your Ideas

Error update “ Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock”

sometimes appear a update alert icon on top right beside the wifi icon, but i can’t update because this lock by the way, first I ran the shell command, after this, I tried the update software — 1 Answer 1 This could be a problem with broken dependencies. If you’ve added PPAs or other third-party

[ … ]

Cannot run elementary OS using rEFInd on HP Pavilion g7 2269wm

This is the same laptop I previously asked questions about.So today I decided to install elementary. First I installed elementary to USB using Rufus. Then booted it from Windows Startup Menu and created the following partitions using GParted /dev/sda6 – root ext4 /dev/sda7 – Linux swap Ran ubiquity -b and installed elementary to sda6 Downloaded

[ … ]

Can’t get passed splash screen

So tried to install elementary OS via a USB. I initially tried to install it alongside Ubuntu. This was all fine but then I received a “fatal error” concerning the grub. I couldn’t click anything so I shut the laptop down and tried again, this time I just chose to wipe the hard drive and

[ … ]

How to install driver for graphic adapter

I have fresh install of 32-bit ElemetaryOS Freya on iMac 5.1 late 2006 with ati radeon mobility x1600 graphic adapter inside. Can anyone, please, tell how to install driver for this graphic adapter? Thanks — 1 Answer 1 your gpu is too old, the propietary driver don’t support it anymore, you need to use the

[ … ]

Laptop + external monitor issue!

I’ve reinstalled my laptop yesterday and decided to give Elementary another shot. Everything’s working great and I’m loving it but now I have a big issue. I connected the laptop via HDMI to an external monitor and I saw both just fine. I then made the external HDMI monitor the favourite/main one so the laptop

[ … ]

Intel 8265 doesn’t work in Loki

I just purchased a 2016 hp specter x360 (7th gen Intel) that comes equipped with an Intel 8265 dual band wifi (wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/drivers/iwlwifi). In the initial installation I noticed that the wireless wasn’t coming up after reboot. So I took a look in /lib/firmware and confirmed that the 8265 firmware were not present. I managed to

[ … ]

Ath10k works, but with firmware errors. How to solve?

lspci -kv shows me: 03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros Device 0042 (rev 31) Subsystem: Lite-On Communications Inc Device 08a6 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 132 Memory at 94200000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2M] Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3 Capabilities: [50] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/8 Maskable+ 64bit- Capabilities: [70] Express Endpoint, MSI 00 Capabilities: [100]

[ … ]

Firefox cursor information colour black letters

When the cursor is not moving and that frame appears and normally it’s black and the letters are white. After the update yesterday it is completely black. I have the default firefox theme, just after the update yesterday it shows this way and I can’t read anything. Ideas? — 1 Answer 1 Daniel Fore added

[ … ]

Where does Scratch saves temporary files?

I’ve set Scratch to show a welcome screen every time I open it so it doesn’t show what I was doing previously. However, I just accidentally closed it and lost something I didn’t save that I want to recover. I’ve read somewhere that Scratch makes backups of unsaved files somewhere. So my question is, where

[ … ]

Application menus are not showing [closed]

I installed elementary OS today and found that in some applications the menus are not shown when clicked. It is not like I see the menu but not the text of the items, but rather that if I click on an item in the menubar, it is marked but the corresponding menu does not open.

[ … ]