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Ubuntu update after recompiled vim

Hello I've got a problem with re-compiled vim. I needed vim to support lua for some plugins so I find some "how to" and it went pretty well. But now Ubuntu updates keep asking to install vim although ...
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Install rocks without reloging after 'apt-get install luarocks'

I'm trying to script an install which needs luarocks and a couple of rocks installed. After: sudo apt-get -y install luarocks But before I relog, If I try: luarocks install loadcaffe I get Error: ...
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SSH: Torch-Lua Script Unexpectedly Stops

I'm trying to run a Torch-Lua script on the luajit interpreter by using SSH on a remote (Ubuntu 14.04) machine. It runs only for two iterations and displays all the outputs accordingly, but, as soon ...
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cann't install a software (lua 5.3 - programming language )

I have extracted the given tar.gz file and went through readme files. But, when I type ./configure, it says "bash: ./configure: No such file or directory "pic
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Warning on installing CUTORCH about missing dependency files that are there

I am trying to install cuda, torch, cutorch and cudnn on Ubuntu. Cuda and Torch are installed by when I attempt to do luarocks install cutorch. I get a ton of errors. Primarily a stream of this: ...
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texlua installed but not working

I've installed Tex Live 2015 following these instructions. When I try to use the script "getnonfreefonts" from the tug website I get these errors: sudo texlua install-getnonfreefonts sudo: texlua: ...
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How do I make a script add one number to a value each second? (Lua)

I want to know how you would make a script add 1 number each second to a value (Making a spinning loading Gui)
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Error installing gnuplot: undefined reference to `luaL_checkint'

I am making an attempt to install the program gnuplot version 5.0.1 on Ubuntu 14.04. For this, I made the following steps. Steps to install Gnuplot. 1) Run 'sudo apt-get install libreadline-dev', ...
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Luarocks version

I'm new to Linux and am attempting install the newest luarocks version. I'm currently running version 2.0.8 (after running sudo apt-get update) which isn't sufficient for some of my needs. Is there a ...
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Luarocks: 404 Not Found

I'm fairly new to Linux and am having some problems installing luarocks. I keep getting the error E: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/linux-libc-dev_3.13.0-27....
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Building openVibe sources [duplicate]

I want to build the openVibe , but the following error appear after running the sell script ./linux_build : FAILED to find GTK+... CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/...
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Problem with apache

I have problem with apache, when I get configure a LAMP then I write: sudo apt-get install apache2 And everything been fun, but next I wrote cd /etc/apache2/mods-available sudo cp * /etc/apache2/...
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Vlc http interface keep asking password

I am trying to control vlc from browser or my android phone. I read wiki vlc. And I believe I did everthing right. Enabled Http interface, set a password. But when I go to localhost:8080 browser asks ...
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mod_lua is missing in 14.04?

Apache is 2.4.7 in the new 14.04 release. Various website and release notes mention that lua via mod_lua became available. There is a lua.load file in /etc/apache2/mods-available, but the ...
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How to set the environmental variables in ubuntu to install lua?

Great day guys,I am trying to install the Lua on ubuntu.Inorder to set the environmental variables for Lua how can i procede?Thanks in advance
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running wireshark “Lua: Error during loading”

By running wireshark in 14.04 I got this error What should I do to solve this? Lua: Error during loading: [string "/usr/share/wireshark/init.lua"]:46: dofile has been disabled due to running ...
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Awesome WM - running lua rc.lua gives an error

I install awesome using sudo apt-get install awesome I copied my rc.lua to ~/.config/awesome and ran lua rc.lua I got the following error: lua: rc.lua:2: module 'awful' not found: ...
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What's wrong with lualatex?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or I've done something wrong (or I simply don't know luatex well enough). This minimal example file test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \begin{...
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LOVE2D Graphics are not working

I sudo apt-getted (grammar ftw) LOVE2D Lua API, and when I try to run a game on my machine, it doesn't work at all. When I use a simple love.graphics.print("Hello, World!") I get a blank screen, and I ...
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Cycle through clients on both screens in awesomewm

I am using awesomewm and have two monitors, so Mod4+j and Mod4+k cycle through windows on current screen only. Is there a way to cycle through all windows/clients on all screens to make it work like ...
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Can't install lua on 12.04 on Chrome book

I am currently trying to install lua on my Ubuntu 12.04 on Chrome book and I keep getting this error: I'm doing good learning different programming languages (self taught) and well I wanted to ...
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autostart app with tag in awm

while giving awm a try i encounter some problems. i want to autostart some apps when awm is started with specific tags. here's the relevant config i use for that. first my tags with layouts: tags = {...
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How to get my custom .desktop file into the unity launcher?

I've created a .desktop file like this [Desktop Entry] Categories=Game; Name=Mari0 Exec=love-unstable /opt/Mari0/mari0_1.0.love Icon=/opt/Mari0/icon.gif Type=Application And what i want is to get ...
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Conky & Ubuntu - music visualization (music bars)?

I started playing with Conky a few days ago and managed to achieve this: (Note: although I've written it from scratch, I got inspired by this photo, credits to the author for their creativity) As ...
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3D game engine scriptable in lua

I searched for 3D game engine scriptable in lua language. I found some where cafu engine is looks good. What is the best and frequently used 3D game engine(lua language) I found a post here for 3D ...