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apt-get update gives bzip2 error on fresh Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) in Virtual Box version 4.2.18

A fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) onto Virtual Box 4.2.18 seems to go well, however, I receive a bzip2 related error when trying to update. I was hoping a seasoned Ubuntu expert could help me ...
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how to install tar.bz2 package in ubuntu 12.04 to use everyone [duplicate]

How to install .tar.bz2 package in Ubuntu 12.04 to use everyone administrator and user also. Please suggest me.
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bzcat to delete compressed file

By default, bzcat (or, equivalently, bzip2 -dc or bunzip2 -c) will keep the source (compressed file) and not delete it. Is there a flag or other means (besides thereafter manually rming the file) to ...
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How integrate manually installed app into the desktop?

By manually installed, I mean downloaded as a .bz2 file and extracted into my home directory. What should I do so that it's available from the dash and so I won't have to go to the directory and click ...
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Any linux command to perform parallel decompression of tar.bz2 file?

I have a rather large file (~50GB) and it takes some time to run tar xvf file.tar.bz2 on it. I'm aware of programs that can do parallel compression for bzip2 files but unaware of programs that can ...
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apt-get update bzip2 errors [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 today on my Lenovo w500. After that when i tried running sudo apt-get update This is the error i am getting. Get:117 http://ftp.jaist.ac.jp oneiric-security/universe ...
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How to archive files with multiple conditions?

How do I find all files in a folder(including subfolders) with extension jpg or bmp, with size between 6 and 46 kilobytes, last modified between 11 and 19 June 2011 or between 24 July and 2 August ...
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What should I rely on lbzip2 or pbzip2?

As bzip2 claims to compress best (in size), I decided to use it. The working server can offer 24 (virtuals) CPUs (4 real X5650 @ 2.67GHz) - and thus I decided to look for parallel variants. Using ...
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What's the best way to use parallel bzip2 and gzip by default?

Bzip2 and gzip only use one core, although many computers have more than one core. But there are programs like lbzip2, pbzip2 and pigz, which use all available cores and promise to be compatible with ...