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I am extremely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I accidentally replaced /usr/bin/make with another executable and now I need to fix this. Any help will be highly appreciated.

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Open a terminal and run sudo apt-get --reinstall install make.

Tip: It isn't easy to "accidentally" overwrite files in /usr/bin unless you are logged in as root. Please try to use sudo instead.

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No issues. /usr/bin/make is provided by package 'make' just try

sudo apt-get --reinstall install make

In future, you can find which package provides the binaries u want using and then putting binary name in Search the contents of packages

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