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GNU-Octave won't install because of package conflicts

I am trying to install GNU-Octave in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS form the Ubuntu Software Center. I am getting the following error: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by ...
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How can I check why diff command failed?

I was running diff --brief -r /home/mateusz/ /media/mateusz/Database/backup_test_tmp_folder/home/mateusz/ command that completed with error code 2. According to documentation "Exit status is 0 if ...
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Will I find only GNU command line tools in Ubuntu?

A couple well known command line tools exist in several versions depending on the Unix flavor (like sed, find, ld). I was wondering which versions are available in Ubuntu (I assume GNU for all but ...
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GNU Grub Boot Screen

My Asus laptop was working fine and one day, I got an error screen when I started it and the top says "GNU GRUB version 1.99-21ubuntu3.4annan1". The choices after that are: Ubuntu, with Linux ...