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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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installed Komodo Edit won't open [duplicate]

I just installed Komodo Edit. I installed it with tar -zxvf Komodo-Edit-8.5.3-14067-linux-x86.tar.gz Looked like it installed but it doesn't open when I type Komodo or Komodo-Edit in terminal. ...
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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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Qtstalker doesn't display axis labels

I have installed qtstalker 0.36. It has been installed successfully but when I load data and view charts there are no labels on the x or y-axis. Has anyone encountered this before and got a solution? ...
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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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Where are the programs on my hard drive? [duplicate]

I created a partition on my hard drive just for Ubuntu, but when I install something from the Ubuntu Software Center where is this program located? I mean, it's on the partition, but where is it ...
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How to close Viber in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS User, so does anyone know, how to disable the Viber icon and/or disable the program, after launch? I have installed the Windows version trough Wine, because I am a 32 bit ...
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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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22gb SSD + 500gb HDD (i want windows and ubuntu + Share files)

SSD: -1_Ubuntu 12.04.4 x64 (ext4) [26gb] -2_SWAP [6gb] HDD: -3_Windows 7 SP1 x64 + Programs (NTFS) [150gb] -4_Ubuntu programs and files (ext4) [100gb?] <-- "/Home"? -5_Personal Data (for ...
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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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how to delete pre installed programs in ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. when i was installing ubuntu it downloaded some programs and now it showed that i am low on space in root (i use dual boot) and can anyone also tell me how to delete programs, is ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 some errors after update

Ubuntu has been updated recently and my computer has experimented some problems. Lightdm now is white and sometimes appears a message saying that is running on low graphics mode. Some installed ...
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Running another user's programs from File Manager (newbie)

I do very little with Linux, but have a VMware Ubuntu 13.04 virtual machine. I opened the file manager (Thunar) as root, and I now can access files of another user on another volume. However, when I ...
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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?
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How to fix OSError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted (when opening file with sublime text 2)

After installing sublime text 2 using the following code: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-2 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install sublime-text (Slighlty relevant) I ...
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Software compatibility across various linux distros

If a program is developed for Linux, why exactly does it matter what distro you are using? How does installing programs like Steam/Dropbox/Skype work across distros like Mint, eOS, Debian, Fedora, ...
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How do i enable compiz widget layer onto ubuntu 13.04?

I installed the compiz package but when i added widgets via screenlets there was no layer. i want a layer so it would look like the mac version. how do I do this? I have looked into the setting ...
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Steam does not create system starters for some games

For some games I installed, steam hasn't created system starters. So I can't access them from the system software menu, and I can't search for them in the program search. How can I force Steam to ...
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Best Way to make my Ubuntu portable [duplicate]

recently I had some issues backing up my Ubuntu and I would like to know if there is any recommendation to make it more portable, for example: Should I install everything that is possible Within my ...
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How do I disable compression in Filezilla?

Normally in Windows I can do that in Edit>Options>SFTP, but I can't find the option in Ubuntu.
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Cannot execute new installed program

My ubuntu is 12.04LTS I was used apt-get to install opera and cowsay. I've tried to execute them, but they all said ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ cowsay bash: /usr/games/cowsay: Permission denied ...
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How does one show all applications when choosing an application to open a file with?

I am trying to open a file of an unknown type (Pokemon Gold.gbc). I double click it and get the message "Could not display '/home/josh/Downloads/Pokemon ROMS/Pokemon Gold.gbc'. The file is of an ...