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installing gnu parallel utility on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install GNU parallel utility on my local ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded the tar file from here enter link description here The version is parallel-20140622.tar.bz2 This got downloaded ...
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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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How GNU can Ubuntu be/is? [closed]

Ubuntu, or rather Canonical receive a lot of flack from various communities. I know one thing just recently came up about the inclusion of ZFS because of simple licensing reasons. I was curious if ...
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GNU Data Language

I want to install GNU Data Language(GDL) on Ubuntu 14.04. Can anyone please tell me how to install it and whether I need to download any other software to fulfil all dependencies?
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i am unable to boot my laptop from yesterday. it directed to GNU grub version 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1.3 window and i have to select one from followings Ubuntu Advanced ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is not loading properly.

My laptop is an acer Aspire e5-511 I completely erased windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I'm having a couple of issues. First is booting the o.s. The first thing to appear is a gnu grub ...
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Grub won't stop loading

I have just installed Windows 10 and dual booted Ubuntu. I made Ubuntu boot first through the bios I just deleted the partitions for Ubuntu I changed the bios settings so Windows 10 will boot first ...
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First Installation Problem with GNU GRUB

When I try to install Ubuntu Desktop from a USB it gives me a GNU GRUB minimal command prompt instead of bringing me to the installation menu. I am trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 along side with ...
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Ubuntu grepping strings with missing spaces

let's say I had the email test1234test@test.com in a file which contains a list of emails. But, instead of having the entire email, I only had (for example) t**********t@test.com How would I grep ...
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GNU Packages: compiling

Can someone help me about free software from GNU project. I downloaded some packages, in this case coreutils (http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/coreutils.html). I then started browsing through ...
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Can't install GNU GSL library from source

I'm trying to install the GNU GSL Scientific library 1.16 from source under Ubuntu Server 14. I've already done that several times under OS X with no problems, but I keep getting the same error on the ...
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text processor texmacs for ubuntu 16

I used to work with gnu texmacs in Ubuntu 12.04 It is an easy scientific text processor with a possibility to get a .tex text It does not appear in the list accessible through synaptic Do anyone ...
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how to get single-page display with GNU info

GNU Info added hyperlinks to man, but it apparently took away the ability to see everything on one continuous page. I'm wondering - what was the rationale for that decision? Is there a way to ...
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Can't boot my Linux 12.04 through GNU grub

I have Asus Netbook which has Linux 12.4 LTS OS. It was running fine till yesterday, but now when I turn it on, it shows me GNU Grub screen. I tried to search online to fix this problem, and I came ...
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error with compiling a fortran code

Sorry for disturbance, but I am facing errors in compiling a Fortran code. the following lines describes the traces resulting from the command gfortran crop1.f the version I have is GNU Fortran ...
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GnuGrub2 freezes

So when I go to select which OS I want to boot after shutting down my computer, GNU will automatically scroll all the way down and freeze. I found that if I enter and exit bios mode, it will allow the ...
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Gnu Grub 2.02 beta2-9ubuntu1.3

I installed my ubuntu 14.04 in pc alongside with win 10. Then I restart my pc and when i want to boot ubuntu, open me the window and there is: GNU GRUB version 2.02 beta2-9ubuntu1.3 Minimal ...
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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 ...
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Error GNU GRUB (Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported)

So I was trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 10. I've already disabled fast startup and secure boot, and then created live usb with the iso installation file.. When I boot from USB ...
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How to turn off colored output in GNU make 4.0?

This must have come with Ubuntu Wily...had it already been available in Vivid, I would have noticed it. Though sometimes the colored output of make is a great thing to have, I'd like to have a way of ...
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Command to view open ports as a server [duplicate]

first of all, I am not sure of what is "port as a server". that is a question of the school. someone can help me! I want to know how i can see open ports as a server by PROCESS. . thanks in ...
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How to make octave configure detect Qt in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How to install GNU Octave 4.0.0?
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GNU Grub not loading by default

I have dual booted my machine. First I had installed Windows 8.1, and then I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.03 version. I had switched off secured boot and power boot options . Now when I boot my ...
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After installing the latest make, make --version still shows the older version

I've downloaded the latest make (4.1) from here: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/ And followed the installation instructions in the INSTALL file but make --version still shows 3.81 instead of 4.1. What am ...
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How to cross compile gsl library for Intel MIC?

I tried the following configure options: ./configure --prefix=~/hitesh/mic_local CC=icc CXX=icpc FC=ifort CFLAGS="mmic 03" CXXFLAGS="-mmic 03" FCFLAGS="-mmic 03" --host=x86_64
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no kernel loaded

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop, which already had Windows 8.1 installed. Then I uninstalled Ubuntu but when I restart my laptop it boots to GRUB recovery: GNU GRUB version 1.97 beta 4 [Minimal ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS won't boot [duplicate]

just a few days ago i purchased a dell inspiron laptop with pre-installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS. i was installing the software center and updating in the software updater and it was just completed upto 85% ...
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What is the GNU operating system and the Unix shell? [closed]

I have seen the GNU labelled as an operating system. The Unix shell, as I understand it, is related to Linux. I would like an explanation of what they are, exactly how both of them are used and how to ...