Questions about using the command-line interface (CLI).

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Change framerate of mp4 video without reencoding using mp4box and piping

I'd basically like to do what this guy asked for. Using the lines of Mitch I get a perfect result. I'd now love to use the output of mp4box directly as input of mp4box again (to make one command out ...
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Linked Files in LD_LIBRARY_PATH statement not working

Is there some magic to ensure that Link files work when part of a PATH statement? I have an app that is looking for /opt/Qt/5/gcc_64/lib/libXmlPatterns.so.5 The above file is a link to a file in ...
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Terminal supporting Keyboard Mark Mode (like Windows 10)?

Is there an alternative terminal for Ubuntu that supports something like the Windows 10 "mark mode"? It allows selecting text and copying to the system clipboard with the keyboard only. ...
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Run open and read command on a file within python - not using a script

I'm going through the "Learn python the hardway" - it suggest running "python" from the terminal and using the 'open' and 'read' commands on a file. I created the provided script and sample text file ...
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Adding Android SDK platform-tools to PATH downloaded from umake

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I downloaded Android Studio with the umake tool provided by Ubuntu. This downloaded Android Studio at /root/tools/android/android-studio, and ...
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failing to install RVM while trying to install RoR

I am trying to install RoR on my system. I am following digital ocean's tutorial. While I try to install RVM \curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable with this command I am getting the below ...
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Where is terminal?

I have just installed Ubuntu on my mom's Chromebook. I've installed Firefox using xterm, why xterm? Because when I search, look on the app thing where bash home is, and press ctrl+alt+t, terminal is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VSCode will not run

I have tried everything in the following: Microsoft Launches Visual Studio for Linux Unzipping and run Code in terminal... I get command not found. I tried Code, sh Code, sudo Code and sudo sh ...
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Deleting an embedded string in a text file with grep or anything else via terminal

I have a text file and would like to remove '/d0/' '/d1/' ... '/d5/' from the each line of text. I know I can ls the files with '/d*/'. I figure it is grep -vE '//d*// filename > filename ...
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How Do I Setup Microsoft Visual Studio: Code as a Default Editor?

Microsoft Visual Studio Code is a really nice editor and I would like to make it my default normal (not terminal) text-editor over Gedit, Emacs, or Vim. (I know, I'm so evil.) There's no way for me ...
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MySQL requires restart in Terminal every time laptop is restarted. 14.04.2 LTS

I installed MySQL a few weeks ago. The problem now is that every time my laptop is restarted I also have to manually restart MySQL in terminal via: sudo service mysql restart The errors I get ...
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Change desktop environment from terminal?

I have installed Crouton on my chromebook, with the standard unity desktop(Ubuntu 12.02). However, I wish to use the Gnome 3 desktop environment. I cannot however install gnome-shell, since it ...
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High values of cpu load

The system uptime command is returning values above 5... This is a high value right? What could be the reason behind this?
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Terminal session message: unable to find PtrFeedbackClass — Ubuntu Mate 15.04

Running a fairly stock install of Ubuntu Mate 15.04 the following message started showing up each time I open a terminal session: Here is some xinput output: unable to find PtrFeedbackClass for ...
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Alias syntax for mpirun

I execute my jobs in terminal using: mpirun -np 4 lmp_fedora < in.stdinfile Now I want to create a permanent alias run so that I can just input the command: run < in.stdinfile from any ...
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Bash Script for Dump Several Processes on Android Devices

I have created three bash script for dumping several processes that runs in the Android device. The first bash script: #!/bin/bash echo "adb forward tcp:8888 tcp:8888" adb forward tcp:8888 tcp:8888 ...
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Installing YADR on Ubuntu 14.04 error - prezto: old shell detected

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox, and I am trying to install YADR (https://github.com/skwp/dotfiles), which works really well on Mac OS X. However, after I finished installing and ...
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ECS not an option in AWS CLI?

I'm just getting started with Amazon EC2 Container Service and I'm trying to follow this guide: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonECS/latest/developerguide/ECS_AWSCLI.html I'm on puTTY (ubuntu) and I ...
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error installing mongodb on trusty

I'm trying to install mongodb on the trusty tahr following this tutorial: http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/. When running the first command (sudo apt-key adv ...
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Snappy timezone

I read the snappy config command, but I still can't change timezone. The example doesn't looks like a terminal command! Can you help me to set my snappy timezone? Thank you
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Can't exec “locale”: No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16

Please help me this is a problem Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of uninitialized value $Debconf::Encoding::charmap in scalar chomp ...
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Is it there a Text User Interface (terminal application) which does what Kalarm do?

Since there's no updates on the enhancement request raised by @DavidJarvie on the KAlarm Project, documented in my previous question over here: http://askubuntu.com/a/257843/9598, I started wondering ...
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How to fix this error I got while Re-installing dropbox?

How can I fix this error I got while re-installing dropbox? The following packages have unmet dependencies: nautilus-dropbox : Depends: dropbox but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to ...
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I moved my home folder

I was trying to move my home folder to another account so hopefully my programs would have run faster on a new user. But apparently that did not work out well and I can not login to either accounts. ...
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Node “Not a dynamic executable”

I'm running 14.04 on Linode and tried following these instructions to install NVM and then node. I can get NVM running just fine but installing Node results in cryptic "file not found" messages when I ...
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Command not found when trying to execute *.bin file

Downloaded genymotion and trying to access it by following their instructions. In the terminal, I've changed directory to where the file is, used chmod +x genymotion-2.4.0_x64.bin and sudo ...
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Issues Installing a Tool Set

I am working on a research project that requires me to utilize data from NASA's Fermi Large Area Telescope. NASA provides users with a package of tools to manipulate and utilize the data they'd be ...
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messed up my /user directory permissions an now cannot run sudo or gksu

while changing the permissions for the /usr folder of owner to root read and write of group to root read and write of other to read and write i ignoratly checked to box to propagate to all contained ...
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Problem With Running ADT Eclipse In Ubuntu

I have downloaded adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20140321.then,i unziped it with Terminal in /home/username/Documents/Software/Programming.in the Eclipse folder,there is an executable file called Eclipse. ...
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Chromium app closes after executing the bash script by double click

I have a chromium app which i want to execute from a bash script. I am successfully able to execute this command from terminal and able to open the app but when i tried to double click the script the ...
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discover if other users are executing the watch command on the machine in which MyOwnCommand is beeing executed

I want to know if there are other users that are running watch on the same machine in which command X is being executed. How can I do that?
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How to download torrents using utorrent on your browser (firefox)

There is method for downloading torrents without opening actual program using browser. I just go to open firefox type in https://127.0.0.1:8080/gui/ After it I go to terminal and paste a command ...
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Western Digital Hard Drive not showing the True Storage size after changing something with the Partioning in Ubuntu

I was trying to get back space from the hard drive since 32GB of it was free. This hard drive was used for my Macintosh Time-machine Backups.I have data stored on the non-viewable partition of this ...
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Enter prints “^M” in the terminal

When I press Enter or Backspace in the terminal, I get this: Would you like to create one now? (yes/no): no^M^?^?^?^?^?^?^?^M^?^? What's up with this?
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How do you make sure that new hostname is successfully broadcast to the network?

I am trying to reset my hostname, but I am not sure if the broadcast is successful or not, is there a way to check? user:~$ sudo hostname newhostname user:~$ sudo dhclient sudo: unable to resolve ...
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Run commands “without” terminal

Months ago I saw a guy running commands from a small, text-box-like window, showing nothing else other than the text-box for you to write the command. Such text-box would popup by pressing some ...
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How to find a graphics driver that works (faulty with nouveau & nvidia)?

I'm unable to access my Ubuntu 14.04 or Win XP partitions. When I try to log in to Ubuntu sometimes I get to the password point and my mouse stops working, or I get a black screen before that and ...
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How to use the terminal on Ubuntu 14.04 to connect to remote bluetooth device?

I would like to connect to a Bluetooth device remotely running on Bluetooth Classic, not BLE. This is easy if I can use the UI. For some reason, I would like to use the terminal to do the connection. ...
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How to change the color of stdout content?

I need to change the output color of stdout in terminal, That means I need to show the outputs in colored contents. For that I have tried like this. Bhuvanesh: May$ tput setaf 3 ; ls ...
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Some jar files refuse to to run upon double-click and Terminal can't access them

MultiMC launches with no problems. I can't get Minecraft to launch by double-clicking it: it will open in Archive Manager. When I run the command java -jar minecraft.jar, Terminal returns the error ...
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sleep getting hang in shell script

I had a cron script running on my Ubuntu PC ( 12.04.3 ) which periodically checks for disk space. There was a "sleep 5" also used in this script. This system was up for a month, but an issue is ...
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Spellcheck an HTML file in the terminal

I have been trying to find a way to spellcheck my HTML file's content in Sublime for quality control. I have referenced several articles referring to aspell but after installation and trying to run ...
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Problem installing Terminology terminal emulator

When trying to run/install Terminology on Ubuntu 14.04 I get the following error symbol lookup error: /usr/local/lib/libecore_evas.so.1: undefined symbol: _eina_log_state_shutdown I guess the ...
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how to set socks5 proxy in the terminal

I am a beginner using linux, I would like to connecting the terminal to the local proxy socks made by my ssh (Dynamic Port Forwarding), so is there a way to set up a proxy socks5 in the terminal? or ...
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How to make a “clean wineprefix” in a terminal?

I'm trying to install wmp10 through Wine so I can use the digital library accessing programme Overdrive. (Installing wmp10 through PlayOnLinux doesn't enable the DRM that allows Overdrive to work, ...
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cannot get to command line on my ASUS 1015E running Trusty

My ASUS 1015E (netbook) has as its OS UBUNTU 14.04.2 LTS (Trusty Tahr). Yesterday, as it ran the weekly updates to the OS and my applications, I lost power, and it died mid-update. Now I have NO ...
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Problem with terminal transparency

I have a problem with the terminal on my Ubuntu netbook. Whenever I open the terminal it is completely transparent without a menubar or anything, and I can't see the text at all. Right clicking on it ...
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How to save working directory in gnome-terminal?

How can I save the current working directory in different tabs in a gnome-terminal? I am looking for a script or a command, that will save the working directory of each open tab, without having to ...
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Open up new terminal and run script with double click in Unity

I want to execute expect -c " spawn ssh user@10.0.0.0 expect \"assword:\" send \"pass\r\" interact " in a new terminal by doing double click in an .sh script. I tried ...
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Error during installation gem 5 in full system mode

On giving the command below in gem5 directory **build/ARM/gem5.opt configs/example/fs.py --disk-image=/home/pradnya/full_system_images/aarch-system-2014-10/disks/aarch64-ubuntu-trusty-headless.img** ...