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Make a program work after change the user name

I used this answer to change my user name but now some application don't run or simply can't access them. How should I proceed?
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Virtualbox or Wine?

What is the function of virtual box and wine ? And if they have the same function which is better? I got confused in choosing program to load my windows stuff
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How to list all packages installed as dependencies in Terminal, and what installed them?

Is there a way in Terminal to list all programs which have not been installed by me, but other programs as necessary dependencies? And can I at the same time view which programs they were installed ...
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Cannot find installed bin file

Installed Linuxx64Cmaptools bin from here. Everything went fine, (installation menu steps OK successful install) installed in root as far as I can remember. But I cannot find the program (also not ...
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How do I run programs in Ubuntu?

Or more precisely, what does Unbuntu use instead of Windows .exe files? For instance, in my last question I asked about Ruby 2.2.2. I want to know which file is the actual Ruby program and all I have ...
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Run Android Studio after installation (and other programs)

I'm a brand new Linux Ubuntu user and I'm already struggling installing a program, lol :( So, I downloaded Android Studio from the official website, started the installer with the terminal ...
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Load package in GAP fail (GAP - Groups, Algorithms, Programming - a System for Computational Discrete Algebra)

Firstly, I tried to install GAP on my Ubuntu. I found this "math.jasonbhill.com/gap" which help me find how to install. So, I wrote $ sudo apt-get install gap-core on terminal. After it ...
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why do you have /home partition even you can't use it? [duplicate]

I've set the / volume for 30gb and it's getting full now. I want packages and programs to be installed in /home partition and I don't know how. I want to install things into my /home partition!!
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Where to find a list of downloaded Terminal programs [duplicate]

Maybe it's my question is strange written, but I don't know another description for it. Sometimes I download at the Software Centre or at Synaptic programs who are only to use in the terminal ...
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Ubuntu cannot find package 'saods9'

I am trying to install DS9, but after trying several approaches, the command line still sends me the same answer. First, I run sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get upgrade. After both I enter ...
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rstudio not working

I have installed latest version of rstudio on my computer. When I try to run RStudio nothing starts. So I tried to open it from terminal and the following error comes QGtkStyle was unable to detect ...
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package “state” vs “selection state”

All answers that I read, suggest listing/saving package selection states. i.e. dpkg --get-selections But the selection state could be different from actual. So why use that? Is it just because ...
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SPSS 21 on ubuntu 14.04 keeps freezing

So, after a lot of hazzle with 32-bit libraries .bin files etc. I finally managed to get SPSS 21 running on my ubuntu. But the thing keeps freezing after a while of use (doesn't force quit or ...
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So many user apps, but only a few on launcher, why not a launcher page or a command to install on launcher? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, have v. 14.04. I look on installed apps page and see user apps installed but find no way to access them, and no way to place an app link in the launcher, why is this? People would ...
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Message 'archive type not supported'

I'm trying to install a translation program and when executing the file by double clicking on it, the message I got is 'could not open program because archive type not supported. I've used windows ...
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how to install programs in ubuntu

I have been looking online for a while now and cant really find what I am looking for. I am having hard time finding out how to install programs in ubuntu in right location. If i use Ubuntu Software ...
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Double commander icon does not show up

I have installed Double Commander (it shows in the software center as installed). Starter however does not show it and I cannot open it. During the installation it flashed very short in the programs ...
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How to run .exe from mounted disk? [duplicate]

I mount a ntf disk to my system as the following, Disk /dev/sdb: 4000.8 GB, 4000752599040 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60799 cylinders, total 976746240 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 4096 = ...
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Where is my downloaded software

I have just downloaded and installed MySQL Server from download centre. It says it is installed but where is it? I have looked in all the usual places any help appreciated
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Uninstalling Desktop sharing programs

Sine I want the most security as possible, I'm removing some programs that could give the access to remote desktop. In this case, I removed the Remmina Desktop Client (I think, if it comes with ...
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Large programs not opening

I am new to Linux. I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. Now i am facing a problem with Ubuntu. Problem is that OS is not opening large sized programs. Program installed successfully but they ...
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About Ubuntu Software center

I already saw many threads about Ubuntu Software Center, but, I don't know if I'm downloading my programs (like dconf editor and Wallch) from a trusted source. The only 2 things (probably) that I ...
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Open large file in gephi

After installing gephi on ubntu 14.04 I have been sucessfully able to open graphviz .dot files. These files are all about 100 kB. However upon attempting to open a larger file (746.6 kB) a warning ...
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Making a shortcut for UNIX program [duplicate]

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) and I'm just getting a hold of this new way of doing things. I am using a program built for UNIX and I managed to install it and get it all work perfectly, but I ...
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Why Pidgin doesn't maintain the information of accounts

I used to use Pidgin but in last installation of Ubuntu when I installed the program, It seems doesn't work as well and I don't know why, But whenever I create an account and after exiting the ...
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where are packeges from Ubuntu Software Center downloaded to? [duplicate]

the location of the downloaded/installed programs and packages from software Center?
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How do I safely delete a program in Ubuntu?

I just installed 'Sublime Text 3' and for some reason I can't install the 'package manager'. Anyway, I want to try uninstall it but I can't find it in my 'ubuntu software center'. On this page it ...
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How to find out the amount of hard drive space consumed by installed programs? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is any way to see all the installed programs as well as the hard drive space used by any particular program?
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Weird symbol has replaced the letter “h”

I just recently installed pipelight and netflix desktop and now it looks like a weird symbol has replaced the letter "h". Screenshoot: I'm using Ubuntu 14.04
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Check if a program is installed and how can I start it if it is not in the menu?

I have tried installing both spideroak and google earth by downloading the .deb packages from their websites. They finish and Ubuntu Software center installed them like normal and they showed up in my ...
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Prevent www-data from running scripts and programs

I discovered this little PHP script that allows you to enter GET requests manually from the browser address bar and execute commands. I played around with it and discovered that I could do all kinds ...
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list of installed programs without dependencies

I would like to have a list of the programs that i have installed via USC or terminal but without the their dependencies. Is it possible? If yes in which mode? I use Ubuntu 13.10 thank you
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Alternative Stand-alone Virtual Desktop Manager For Ubuntu 12.04 - Desktop X86-64

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 - Desktop X86-64 and would like to install a stand-alone virtual desktop manager for managing my workspaces. What I mean by stand-alone is that it's not integrated into the ...
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Is there any way to save files when switching to a different version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any way of saving all the apps that i have downloaded and files in my home folder when switching versions of Ubuntu? I want to upgrade from 12.04 to 13.10 but don't want to lose all of the ...
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Is there a place or software in ubuntu like controol panel add/remove programs [duplicate]

is there a software or add/remove programs like windows that keeps a list of all installed used programs list on ubuntu. gui is prefered here. so that its easy. we do not have to use terminal.
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How do I migrate Google Chrome bookmarks from XP to Ubuntu?

I've just swtiched from XP to Ubuntu. I've installed Google Chrome to Ubuntu. I have my XP Chrome folder on an external hard drive including the bookmarks file. I was thinking I could just go to the ...
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Install program into folder which is equivalent to windows program files

I'm new to Ubuntu. I want to install NetBeans IDE, I feel like it shouldn't be installed into home directory, but don't know where is equivalent to windows program files folder, please explain me ...
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Where does the software-center store its history?

The Ubuntu software center is able to display a detailed history of packages installed /updated/removed according to date. Where does it get this info from? (/var/log/dpkg.log is maintained only ...
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How can I find which applications are installed on my system?

Is it possible to get a list of the applications which have been installed? I'm using ubuntu 12.04.
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Is there a way to block installations of programs on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

we have a small office (25pcs) running ubuntu 13.04. Is there a group policy on ubuntu that will disable all installations of programs. I want to disable the users installing random programs. I know ...
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how to search program in /usr/sbin via DASH

I'm using TEXT Editor. I've executable for that....I put it in /usr/sbin and now i can turn it ON via commandLine. Now how will that application will be installed. I mean how can i directly search ...
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Ubuntu still identify .exe application, however I have remove WineHQ

I have remove WineHQ in via terminal completely and other WineHQ configuration. But, Ubuntu still identify .exe application, not likely never install WineHQ before. How to remove all WineHQ programs, ...
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How to check if a specific programm is installed?

Simple Question, I want to check if a specific programm = sp is installed on Ubuntu 12.04 server. I dont want to for sudo apt-get sp and I can't check all folders. Is there a fast and good way?
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Frostwire does not start

I downloaded Frostwire from this page. After downloading, it appeared in the Software Center and supposedly installed it. The problem is simple: Frostwire does not open, the icon blinks but nothing ...
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can i create a setup file out of already installed files

i have used android phone and was very much impressed by knowing that it is based on linux environment and i got an application there named "Super Manager" from play store, it has many features but my ...
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How to Launch Guitar pro 6

I thought I would give this one more go,I recently downloaded the full linux demo version of guitar pro 6 (r11201). When I first tried to install with ubuntu software centre, I just got "Error" and it ...
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getting rid of preinstalled software

I want to use my old netbook for a few very simple purposes, mainly accounting - spreadsheet documents and going online to get numbers. I have another computer for gaming, movies and all other bell ...
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How do I find where an application is installed?

I installed wireshark recently. I have no idea in which directory it was installed, but it's not in /opt. How do I find where it's installed?
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Determine the source of particular available package?

Think you have a package which is installed or is available by apt or software manager. So you have it's repository already added. Now you need help another user add needed repository. How can I ...
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Terminal Command for Uninstalling Programs [duplicate]

What is the terminal command for easily uninstalling programs or software?