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IDOpenedLast EditedTask TypeSummaryStatusOpened byProgressDue In Version
 685 2018-04-212018-04-21Bug Report Eltrans does not recognize English when sending a trans ...ClosedEmil Stricker
Task Description

Today I got an error from eltrans when trying to send an updated version of the g3-dialer messages in English. It says that my translations cannot be recognized as English. I have tried again twice, but to no avail. This also seems to explain why there are no updates coming from myself in the timeline anymore except for a very tiny one from yesterday.

Bug or something else?

6842018-04-122018-04-12Bug ReportSkype not workingUnconfirmedGreg Nicholson
Task Description

after login and pass entering and trying join in skype, this piece of microsoft just terminate :(

6832018-04-012018-04-01Bug ReportUnable to install Jetbrains IDEUnconfirmedJuan D. Rodríguez
Task Description

The installation process of any Jetbrains IDE ends in error. This installation works on Ubuntu, Kali, Arch, and it is very straightforward.

Error log:

Exception in thread “main” java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/intellij/idea/Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0

      at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:803)
      at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:142)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:442)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$100(URLClassLoader.java:64)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:354)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:348)
      at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:347)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:425)
      at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:312)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:358)
      at sun.launcher.LauncherHelper.checkAndLoadMain(LauncherHelper.java:482)

This occurs after unpacking zip files and running the install script.

6822018-03-082018-03-12Feature RequestForums Unconfirmedderek
Task Description

Getting close to release, can you take down the current forums? I cannot suggest the disto to people , the first thing they do is go to the forum, and its mostly spam, not a lot of real content there. the main page is great, but the forums are a big let down to people I think. you need a nice new forum with the web page theme :~)

6812018-02-282018-02-28Feature RequestThe new menu windowUnconfirmedderek
Task Description

The new menu box that opens with a right mouse click is way to small, it looks cluttered. Can it be resized to hold the sub menu items neatly rather than the scroll bars at the side. (or a sizable window? it does not look as polished currently as the rest of the release.

6802018-02-282018-02-28Feature RequestBackground image slide showUnconfirmedderek
1 Task Description

How do you alter the time on the background wallpaper changing. The default is way to fast

6792018-02-282018-03-12Bug Reportlive mode not detecting mouse ow wifi adaptor Unconfirmedderek
4.0 Task Description

Mouse and wifi (Intel® Dual-Band Wireless-AC 8265?) not being detected (in live move) on Dell Latitude 7480 i7
a usb mouse plugged into the laptop is a work around.

The startup menus (keyboard settings etc) are not usable with just the keyboard, you need a mouse at this stage to start the distro

6782018-02-262018-02-28Bug ReportAdd support VGA chipset:Intel corporation haswell-ULT I...UnconfirmedJamil
4.0 Task Description

The screen after boot is black, no support driver.
Dell Inspiron 3550
VGA chipset:Intel corporation haswell-ULT Integrated grapahics controller.

Thank you

6772018-02-182018-02-18Bug ReportUser creation after reinstallUnconfirmedYop Solo
Task Description

I use a partition for / and another for /home.
The installer recognized / as a previous Elive installation and proceeds.
It doesn’t ask for /home partition nor for user creation.
After editing /etc/passwd I see an eliveuser has been created but if I set that a password is required at reboot, I’m screwed because it doesn’t ask to set it.

6762018-02-182018-02-18Bug Reportcaps lock don't affect top row numbers and special char...NewGrottem
3.0 Task Description

azerty Belgian period keyboard

Language setting: English
keyboard setting: Belgium

On this type of keyboard if you need numbers you have to use shift. This works but when using caps lock it doensn’t tis only effect the numbers and special chars. not for the normal letters there it works fine as it should.

This is tested on 2 laptops and both have the same problem so it isn’t a hardware problem.

6752018-02-112018-02-13Feature RequestMake install procedure more clearUnconfirmedYop Solo
Task Description

I use the USB image on a dual boot laptop.

Maybe I’m wrong but I think the install software is a shell script using a lot of dialog boxes.
It’s powerful, cute and original at this time where all others use the same software installer. Unfortunately it’s weak in ergonomy.

First blocking is about (non-)payment procedure. Use accounts, serial numbers, etc. Whatever but it’s not clear about those who wants to pay, those who already paid and those who won’t pay. Closing the web browser frame is not obvious.

Second is when I want to keep some partitions. Help looks like a choice. choice is always automatic when I want to keep control, etc. writing on my partitions is always frightening and the script is not very reassuring.

Last is hardware support and software options : no way to go back.

Just my $0.02, have a nice day.

6742018-02-112018-02-13Bug Reportdual boot : grub broken after installUnconfirmedYop Solo
Task Description

I use the USB image on a dual boot laptop : 7 and Lubuntu.
Installation script recognize my Lubuntu and updates it.
At reboot, GRUB go in “safety mode” as if it couldn’t find my hard drive.

6732018-02-052018-02-21Bug ReportPersistance errorWaiting on CustomerWalter Fernandez
Task Description

Using beta 2.9.2 trying to enable persistence, gives me error “You don’t have enough space available.” I re-sized the partition from winbugs ( UsbWriter-1.3 installs it to the pendrive formatting only the image size needed), created partitions next to the Live_OS one, etc and always gave me that error. But persistence works anyway.

 672 2018-01-172018-02-14Bug Report Screen lock ineffective ClosedJohn Agapito
Task Description

Running 2.9.22.

Crl-Alt-L is supposed to lock the screen but no password is necessary. Simply hit enter and the screen unlocks.

Running on Dell XPS 13 L322x

 671 2018-01-072018-01-11Feature Request activating Alt-F2 for open a line to type programs  ClosedNorman
Task Description

For people working more with keyboard than mouse this is a nice feature. I’m missing it in Elive.

6702018-01-072018-01-08Bug ReportCan't login in Forum-accountUnconfirmedNorman
Task Description

tryed to create an account forthe forum.
Nick, password, email and the code was ok. But I never got the email for activate account.

 669 2018-01-072018-01-10Bug Report not trusted download using the usb tool ClosedGrottem
3.0 Task Description

after creating the bootable usb with the elive tool the img isn’t trusted and therefor can’t be installed or upgrade systems

6682018-01-062018-01-10Feature RequestOffice for old computers, not so bloated than LibreOffi...UnconfirmedNorman
3.0 Task Description

Elive works well at older computers like Amilo M 7400, 512 MB RAM and about 1.2 GHz.

But Office solutions like LibreOffice too much bloated for old computers.

Because looking for Beginners using Elive (I think it’s perfect, because intuitive using is nearly perfect), giving a choose by using Elive, if old hardware is detected.
Beginners don’t know, that Abiword and gnumeric for example are good enough for the most office works.

And there are much less performance needing office solutions, i don’t know.

In germany we would say, thats the point of the letter “i”.

6672018-01-062018-01-13Feature RequestMore performance at old computers, Video from HD/SD, Yo...UnconfirmedNorman
Task Description

Testing Elive at Amilo M7400, 512 MB about 1.2 GHz.

It works good, but performance coud be better by using video.
Installed at this mashine is Puppy 5.3 (Slaco), here the perfomance is much more better.

 666 2018-01-032018-02-18Bug Report Numlock doesn't enable on boot ClosedGrottem
3.0 Task Description

While booting numlock doesn’t enable this could be handy for passwords

 665 2018-01-032018-01-05Bug Report Korean Keyboard Closedstorm
Task Description

Hello, first of all this is such a great distro. I will keep donating~

I just have one problem that is i cannot use the korean keyboard. Even though i have set the input to the korean keyboard nothing happens.

I have tried to install ibus etc. but nothing seems to work. Please help me.

 664 2017-12-042018-01-03Bug Report hsqldb missing in LibreOffice base ClosedGrottem
3.0 Task Description

When creating a DB in libreOffice base you get loads of errors.

It can be helped by installing

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-sdbc-hsqldb

this maybe included in the next beta

6632017-11-302018-01-10Feature RequestEasy uninstallWishlistGrottem
4.0 Task Description

on the menu when you want to uninstall an app right click with a drop down and uninstall

 662 2017-11-302017-12-28Bug Report Timezone wrong ClosedGrottem
3.0 Task Description

With the 2.9.18 upgrade the timezone is off with 1 hour.

 661 2017-11-192018-01-03Bug Report Restore Silk theme or add to repositories Closedandy p
4.0 Task Description

Would it be possible to feature ‘Silk’ as an installable theme? There has been an update called ‘Silk and lots of colors’ but that can be added later– the original silk would be enough to attract more users and or testers. That way, Elive will not be ‘just another distro with enlightenment’, but it will be known as the ‘greatest looking distro with enlightenment, with all the bells* and whistles**!! (i am referring to ecomorph, of course).

This way we can encourage people to donate, because it is one-of-a-kind :)

(The boot-up process of ‘Silk’ has the prettier plymouth screen, IMNSHO. i would switch boot messages off, the office could be on fire, and fire trucks and ambulances all around, people would be yelling, HEY there’s a man in here staring at his computer!!)

 660 2017-10-082017-10-26Bug Report Black screen  ClosedVlado Poleva
3.0 Task Description


I have yesterday finished installation of last beta version. Unfortunately I wasn’t front of my laptop when the installation process went to an end. I think that there’s probably on last step something like how to boot the system isn’t it? Now the system doesn’t boot and I can’t access bios... Have you some idea what to now? I’ m using Lenovo ThinkPad E530c.



 659 2017-08-262017-08-26Feature Request Backbutton in install ClosedGrottem
3.0 Task Description

a back button is needed in during the installation progress

 658 2017-08-022017-08-27Bug Report Install halted on multi-partition drive Closedandy p
Task Description

The installer failed to detect (and install on) /dev/sdc2. It is a 16G USB thumb drive total, with two partitions. I wanted to install elive on the second partition, but this error came up:

We found something that we want to be informed about its details, it may be a problem in Elive or a simple state that we want to know, since it happened to you it can happen to anybody and we want to make Elive as much stable as possible, please take 1 minute to report this message to our developers:

Unable to mount selected root partition /dev/sdc2 onto target directory. gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/eliveuser/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,user_id=1000,group_id=1000), /dev/sdc2: sticky writable, no read permission

(file: , function: pre_copying, line: 1360)

Thank you

 657 2017-06-202017-08-27Bug Report Not Booting - dm_raid45 not found Closedmartin prior
3.0 Task Description

PLEASE be describable, clear, and direct. Think that we need to understand, found, and solve the bug.

Remember to set the Due in Version box into the next stable version number.

Thank you

elive 2.9.2 USB I have tried this in a Pentium system and cannot fully boot an hangs with message: module dm_raid45 not found in modules.dep

I have also tried booting an Acer 5532. Same problem

 656 2017-05-312017-08-25Bug Report No free Download module disponible on site Closedpedro Bianco
Task Description

The free download of the installation module does not appear after waiting for many minutes on the site, in the donation section to download the installation.

 655 2017-03-312017-08-06Bug Report Unlocking failed ClosedGrottem
1 Task Description

Locked “System” → “Lock”

went away for a couple of minutes came back and give in my pwd in de textbox. After pressing enter it tried to unluck but seems the program went in an loop, this for several minutes.

I was able to switch and log in in other TTY’s login no problem rebooted and was then able to login in the gui.

6542017-03-152018-01-03Feature RequestUEFI boot mode requestResearchingErik
4.0 Task Description

Latest version (2.8.6 Beta) . Be good to have possibility to boot into UEFI (not only standard BIOS).
A self signed key is fine as 90% of machines will allow this.

Notes: self signed key is the requirement for the “Secure Boot” part

 653 2017-03-012017-08-02Bug Report Make wireless work (like Bodhi Linux' implementation) Closedandy p
Task Description

I have elive installed but it is flawed. I cannot use any of the current tools to connect using my DELL 6440 laptop’s wifi card.

I notice that Bodhi can use the same hardware and connect to wifi with no problem.

They implement GNOME keyring-GNOME network manager GNOME-pcs11 econnman bundle that makes this wireless solution work out-of-the-box. I would like to install them on my elive but using synaptic a lot of the installed software would have to be removed first.

I would make a donation to promote Elive 3 but I have been using a wired connection with elive because internet manager complains about something missing and it is less than ideal to use if I have to use a wired ethernet cable all the time, with my laptop.

 652 2016-08-242016-09-10Bug Report Iceweasel or Firefox losts sync, update-grub2 doesn't f ...ClosedMichal Kitta
Task Description

In 2.6.12 Iceweasel or Firefox sync with account takes only few seconds and is lost. After receiving confirming mail and confirming, everything repeats. I received mail from my mail provider with warning, my email was entered from more countries! I changed password for Firefox, but dosen’t help. In Debian Jessie or in Semplice evetyhing works.
Update-grub2 and grub-install doesn’t find other debians on my hard disk. This bug was allready in last version 2.6.10.

 651 2016-02-272017-08-25Bug Report Beta 2.6.14: When upgrading in installer LABEL= is NOT  ...ClosedLawrence De Coste
Task Description

Beta 2.6.14

If the prior version installed on the hard drive uses the LABEL= partition naming convention in /etc/fstab, both the / and /home partitions should be changed to UUID= or if one wants to risk it /dev/sdc or sda or whatever # blkid from the live boot calls it.

Since i am not too sure about the handling of multiple users on /home I am now going to clone a home partition to test the install.

 650 2015-11-162017-08-27Bug Report In the live version, the script to update repos needs a ...Closedandy purugganan
Task Description

I tried the live version. There is a link to ‘set up the repositories’ and I noticed it was failing to find a few websites. The process takes a while to complete, and that is why I bothered to look at what the delay was all about. I will attempt it again to see if a 24-hour interval will make a difference.

 649 2015-04-042017-08-27Bug Report Beta 2.6..0 - Destroys all other users on /home ClosedLawrence De Coste
Task Description

Today I downloaded the iso-hybrid of 2.6.0 and installed it sda5 as /.
When I chose sda8 as /home it during the install I carefully said NOT to format it.
However the install did not pick up the /home directory as planned.

First I couldn’t log in via the graphical screen. So I Ctrl-Alt-F1 into
tty1 & logged in then sudo su to edit /etc/fstab.

What had happened was there were no options chosen for sda8. So I
added “defaults” and rebooted.

Then I found that your install had deleted all the other directories on
sda8 leaving only my elive user (larryel)

Please change your install to NOT erase all the other users on the
chosen /home partition. The logic would seem to be that if a user did
NOT want to format the partition s/he would MOST certainly NOT want the
install to erase all the data on the partition either,

 648 2015-03-092017-08-25Bug Report Corrupt installer ClosedKaj Sanfridsson
Task Description

I Decieded to try out the Elive linux distro on my Asus Eee PC 701, but when i havee payed and get my installation module and klick on next it says the installer is coruppt, please try a other cd or a usb stick,

I have tried:
3. 2 diffrent memory sticks that i know works “i installed ubuntu on an other computer with them for some days ago” and

2. 1 cd-r disc

3. 1 dvd-rw disc

have tried diffrent burner software, and usb installers
but i always get to the crash or the corrupt installer message after loading the installer module

i will come back with photos

best regards mr_melzk

 647 2015-03-062017-08-26Bug Report Error message during install ClosedSteve Folberg
Task Description

Got an error message during install on a an Asus laptop. Something about not being able to assign a UUID?

 646 2015-01-282017-08-25Bug Report Vlc no sound after pause ClosedMichal Kitta
Task Description

Vlc by playing movie or DVD after touching pause and play again has not sound. It takes few seconds, minutes, than souds again. If you move movie point with mouse, everythig is OK. In Elive 2.5.2.

 645 2015-01-152017-08-27Bug Report E resolution is fucked sometimes ClosedThanatermesis
3.0 Task Description

If you run something like “berusky” (small game, which don’t works in fact), it fucks your X resolution without possibility to recover it (BIG BAD BUG)

In short it seems like to: change your E resolution, don’t restore the original one, but E saves and remebers it

We should need a way to detect that the resolution was changed by FOO, when FOO finishes and some seconds passed change the resolution to the original one if we are not on it (not sure if this is possible)

Also, is needed to save the resolution on E confs only when we select to save it, seems like there’s a trigger that saves it automatically, this is very bad :P

Notes: betatest in e19 to see if the bug is solved (and so just cherry-pick the fixes)

 644 2014-12-302017-08-25Bug Report esu datetimeconf ClosedKåre Sthen
Task Description

“esu datetimeconf” dosn’t work.

 643 2014-12-262017-08-27Bug Report Most of .desktop doesn't respect XDG_DATA_DIRS ClosedThanatermesis
3.0 Task Description

XDG_DATA_DIRS defines the order to where to search for .desktop files, for example we have apulse-skype package that replaces a .desktop that is defined on a previous dir on this variable, this perfectly works if you run skype from menus (skype that requires pulseaudio using a pulseaudio emulator work in alsa-only), but if you run it from engage or from ibar, it doesn’t works (so looks like it gots the .desktop from the default dir instead of the one that we have defined), it doesnt works also from other places like “startup applications”

 642 2014-12-262017-08-27Bug Report E17 segfault when browsing the menu ClosedThanatermesis
3.0 Task Description

After to have opened the menu it frozen and then segfaulted, computer is a nettop, seems like nettops are much more prone to segfault since they are slower :)

 641 2014-12-172017-08-27Bug Report EXT4 mount problems in last versions ClosedThanatermesis
3.0 Task Description

I received these messages on IRC thanks to elmo40, but it doesn’t happens to me as you can see on this screenshot:


Still having the problem ? How I can reproduce it ?

<elmo40> Thanatermesis: did you get the message ?
<elmo40> AlexAnt couldn't read his existing ext4 partition while trying the latest live image.
<elmo40> (2:37:54 PM) AlexAnteMachina: ext4 is an unknown filesystem to elive??? really???
<elmo40> (2:51:41 PM) AlexAnteMachina: thunar rejects to access my hdd
<Thanatermesis> elmo40, thx, ill check that
 640 2014-11-272017-08-27Bug Report E segfaults when pressing power button + keyboard keys ClosedThanatermesis
3.0 Task Description

If you press the power button (which shows a menu option in E to close computer) and extremely-fastly you press any keyboard key, you got a segfault

This can help making it to appear: cd /tmp ; mprime-cpu -t
Also if you add a “drop caches” on that command should help too, giving you more human-time over computer-time

<PrinceAMD> what i think is happening here is
<PrinceAMD> an object is deleted, then a key pressed on the object causes seff
<PrinceAMD> so i think some check is needed in _e_manager_cb_key_down
<PrinceAMD> i'm guessing this is a keybinding bug, so lets say the binding trigger a call of a deleted pointer,
Thread 1 (Thread 0xb5c619a0 (LWP 7261)):
#0  0xb7270607 in pause () at ../sysdeps/unix/syscall-template.S:82
No locals.
#1  0x0807ba9e in e_alert_show () at e_alert.c:38
No locals.
#2  0x08160903 in e_sigseg_act (x=11, info=0xbfe18b8c, data=0xbfe18c0c) at e_signals.c:71
No locals.
#3  <signal handler called>
No symbol table info available.
#4  0x00000020 in ?? ()
No symbol table info available.
#5  0x081479d9 in e_object_del (obj=0x9964768) at e_object.c:54
No locals.
#6  0x080808cf in _e_actions_act_halt_go (obj=0x9678cd8, params=0x0) at e_actions.c:2265
No locals.
#7  0x08089591 in e_bindings_key_down_event_handle (ctxt=E_BINDING_CONTEXT_MANAGER, obj=0x9678cd8, ev=0x996d9e8) at e_bindings.c:514
        act = 0x9894d78
        binding = 0x98cac98
        l = 0x98c9c80
#8  0x0813764c in _e_manager_cb_key_down (data=0x9678cd8, ev_type=50, ev=0x996d9e8) at e_manager.c:758
        man = 0x9678cd8
        e = 0x996d9e8
#9  0xb6f95c2f in _ecore_call_handler_cb (func=0x81375e8 <_e_manager_cb_key_down>, data=0x9678cd8, type=50, event=0x996d9e8) at lib/ecore/ecore_private.h:359
        r = 1 '\001'
#10 0xb6f96b6a in _ecore_event_call () at lib/ecore/ecore_events.c:562
        ret = 1 '\001'
        e = 0x9a8ca58
        handle_count = 2
        l = 0x0
        l_next = 0x0
        eh = 0x95e1df0
#11 0xb6fa1167 in _ecore_main_loop_iterate_internal (once_only=0) at lib/ecore/ecore_main.c:1942
        next_time = 0.24938403899795958
#12 0xb6f9f419 in ecore_main_loop_begin () at lib/ecore/ecore_main.c:983
No locals.
#13 0x08078164 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbfe1a284) at e_main.c:1138
        nostartup = 0 '\000'
        safe_mode = 0 '\000'
        after_restart = 1 '\001'
        waslocked = 0 '\000'
        t = 1417114627.236887
        tstart = 1417114627.236887
        s = 0x0
        buff = "1417114627.2\000\277{\267@\304z\267\001\000\000\000\000\020e\266\240\221", <incomplete sequence \341\277>
        action = {__sigaction_handler = {sa_handler = 0x8160988 <e_sigabrt_act>, sa_sigaction = 0x8160988 <e_sigabrt_act>}, sa_mask = {__val = {0 <repeats 32 times>}}, sa_flags = -1073741820, sa_restorer = 0xbfe18fd0}
        __FUNCTION__ = "main"
 639 2014-10-232017-08-28Feature Request mixer module not present in e17-stable Closedjlslegalize
Task Description

I don’t see the mixer module in e17-stable

 638 2014-10-212017-08-25Bug Report Terminology not working ClosedCosmin
Task Description

After installing it on Latitude e5410 and setting up some extra libraries such as mono-complete for keepass2. I noticed that terminology stopped working.
I get only one error when trying to access terminology –help from cli:

ERR<10762>:efreet_cache lib/efreet/efreet_cache.c:1108 on_send_register() org.enlightenment.DBus.Canceled Canceled by user.

Thats it. and since this system is always updated, I also had this reported into the chat room, some updates were made it did not helped.

 637 2014-09-282017-08-25Bug Report Hibernate action doesn't work Closedme
1 Task Description

Version 2.3.6 installed on HDD.

Hibernate are not working at all.
When I press button Hibernate the screen become totally black,
only mouse is active and can’t do anything,
i waited around 2 minutes and nothing changes so i restarted my laptop by power button.

PS. I installed “powermanagement-interface” package
and edited “/etc/default/grub” by adding there new line:

and now i am using “pm-hibernate” (from terminal) and it’s works well but i want do it from button.

Also i want to know where this action scripts are stored i mean “Power Off”, “Suspend”, “Lock”, “Reboot”, “Hibernate”, “Log Out” ?
I edited file “/etc/enlightenment/sysactions.conf”
by editing line:
“action: hibernate /usr/sbin/hiber.sh”

in hiber.sh i have > “pm-hibernate” command.
But this doesn’t work so i only can go to hibernate from console by command “pm-hibernate” :(

 636 2014-08-302017-08-26Bug Report windows moves to the first screen ClosedThanatermesis
3.0 Task Description

You said recently that you have found the cause of the bug where teh windwos are positioned in the first screen (xinerama) when looking at something else about borders?, but i still having the bug around, did you commited the fix ?

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