Questions related to path in networking, file system and OS.

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Added wrong path to $PATH variable but can't find old varaible to delete it

I'm trying to install virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper to set up and IDE for Python, following a tutorial for this on Ubuntu I accidentally entered the wrong path to the virtualenvwrapper. When I try ...
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bin/bash: ruby command not found. Ruby not in sudo path

I can't seem to run any code on ruby with any text editor. This error is returned when code is run /bin/bash: ruby: command not found [Finished in 0.0s with exit code 127] [shell_cmd: ruby ...
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Split a file in two different parts but use it under one path

I would like to split a large file (300GB), which is in my home directory under the dev/sdb1 into two (or more) different parts and move them into two different disk drives. However, I would like my ...
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Where is my boost lib file?

I am using boost. I installed it using sudo apt-get install. Now I am unable to find my boost lib file on my filesystem. I want to include the path of the lib in my Qt project. grepping is taking too ...
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File disappeared after cutting name when renaming

I use Ububtu 15.04 with Unity interface. While I was editing a file's name, I accidentally selected the entire name (without the extension) and pressed ctrl+x and Enter. The file disappeared. Where ...
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How to path set in Ubuntu 15.04 of Java , download the version of java-8-oracle?

I am new to Ubuntu. Recently we changed my OS to Ubuntu 15.04. I am installed java-7-openjdk-i386 from "Ubuntu Software Center" and when I use the "Android Studio" then it highly recommended me to ...
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add path directories for boost installation

I have installed boost_1.58_0 on my loptop's home directory. After some processes I faced to this message: The following directory should be added to compiler include paths: ...
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Add executable to Path

I know this question has been asked a hundred times but for some reason all the answers aren't working on my system. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 I'm trying to add the file activator to my PATH so that I ...
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Path to external HD in mame config file

I'm trying to set the path to the rom directory in mame to an external HD, the line in mame.ini config is rompath $HOME/mame/roms this works for the roms in the HD but when I try ...
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Problem with adding path using zsh

I added a directory modifying ~/.profile and adding export PATH=$PATH:/home/...etc etc. But I realized that using zsh terminal I couldn't use the recently installed binary until I logged out from zsh. ...
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How to copy a picture from a web page to a usb drive

I have a USB drive plugged in and can read files I made in Windows, but I don't know how to save a picture from a web page to the USB drive.
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How to find full path for device file of usb camera connected?

i have connected my logitech quickcam E2500 and i want to know the path to the device file. what is the code to find it.
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iron-spring PL/I compiler (plic) not accepting absolute path

I am trying to run PL/I programs on ubuntu using PL/I compiler from iron-spring. I created a file a.pl1 in /tmp folder and set current folder to /tmp The command I use to compile is /usr/bin/plic ...
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setup error in terminal: pythonpath is empty

I am trying to install the odoo package for development here I download the zip file, unpack and cd to the directory. It contains a setup.py file so I run. sudo setup/redhat/install.sh but ...
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Where is my Imagemagick installed?

I tried to locate it with locate imagemagick My result is this : /etc/bash_completion.d/imagemagick /usr/lib/mime/packages/imagemagick /usr/share/doc/imagemagick /usr/share/doc/imagemagick-common ...
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I cannot install ant manually?

I have downloaded the ant zip folder to my root. unzipped it. Then in my /etc/profile I have written ANT_HOME=~/ant PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin:$JRE_HOME/bin:$ANT_HOME/bin export ANT_HOME export PATH ...
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Why does which and whereis provide different locations and how can I prefer one path over the other?

I recently compiled and installed diffutils-3.3 as I needed the --no-dereference switch that is unavailable in the included version of diff. After configure, make, make check, make clean, and install ...
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Where is cuda library located with apt-get install?

I installed cuda by apt-get. I need to point cuda libraries in cmake file for compilation of another library however I cannot find the CUDA path. Where is the /include and /bin paths of CUDA in such ...
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What is an object path?

This man page has the following section: udisksctl unmount {--object-path OBJECT | --block-device DEVICE} What is an OBJECT? I tried to give it a path (i.e. media/tim/name) but it doesn't accept ...
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Path given in Environment variable shows empty after reboot

I am trying to set environment variable CATALINA_HOME for tomcat server. I used the command CATALINA_HOME=/usr/local/apache-tomcat-8.0.22 JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-i386 and export ...
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How to find python installation directory on ubuntu

I have just migrated from Windows environment. I have installed Python 3.2 in a separate directory. How can I get the python installation path on ubuntu shell ? Is there any way I can let shell ...
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Where is network directory mounted (direct path)?

I connected to a server using sftp from within Ubuntu's file manager ("Files", is it?). Now I'd like to know where it is actually mounted within the Linux file system (i.e. a mount point like ...
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ImportError: Ipython requires Python version 2.7 or 3.3 or above

I am trying to use ipython notebook. But when i execute ipython notebook, it gives me below error. I have both ipython 2.7, and 3.3. But even than it can not detect ipython 2.7. How can i append ...
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ifconfig : Command 'ifconfig' is available in '/sbin/ifconfig'

My question is related to another open question. My echo $PATH gives me an output which is like ...
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Applications executable paths

Stumbling upon a question about .desktop files I found the answer interesting, as it lists several locations to put application's .desktop files. I understand that it is possible to add any directory ...
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Export $PATH issue in linux mint [duplicate]

BTW I'm a novice user of Linux I'm using Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.1, I had Ubuntu before I've just installed rvm ruby and some ruby gems... in one terminal session. I echoed PATH on that session ...
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creating symbolic link and setting environment variables

I've compiled Gamit/Globk software from the source codes. The installation directory's path "/home/sorbilene/GAMIT". I need to create links and set environment variables to run the software without ...
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How do I direct a file to be stored in a different folder?

So I'm trying to direct a file to be created in another folder (let's say on my Desktop) from my bin directory. I made a text file with all the files in the directory using ls > textfile but this ...
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How to find full path of device I've connected?

I have USB device, which is actually identified as serial device by Ubuntu 10.04. How can I find its full path? ls -la /dev/ shows a lot of devices. How to choose correct one?
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Fix unmet dependencies libc-bin

I am trying to install some programs, but I met with unmet dependencies. For example, sudo apt-get upgrade yields Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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When to use a preceding slash in path names? (e.g. for the 'cd' command)

I am a novice user and I am trying to install Oracle Java. The process calls for me to access /usr/local/java, but here is the problem. I get as far as /usr/local, then this is the message I get: ...
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What does // mean in a path?

I was working in my terminal, when I misspelled while cd to root (/). Accidentally, I typed // and I got in terminal: root@weblocalhost://# When i type pwd, i get response // but when I type ls -s ...
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How to display the paths in $PATH separately

I cannot figure out how to list the various paths in $PATH separately in so that they look like this: /bin /usr/bin /usr/local/bin etc. Does anyone know the correct variable for this?
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Print a list of “full” relative paths of all the files present in a directory and in its sub-directories

I need to print a list of "full" relative paths of all the files present in a directory and in its sub-directories. I used to do this with du and grep: du -a <path_to_directory> | grep -Po ...
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what is the path start with @

What is the @ character in beginning section of sockets's path in output of "netstat -a" command? unix 3 [ ] STREAM CONNECTED 10868 1261/X @/tmp/.X11-unix/X0 unix 3 ...
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why is sudo not working with exported path?

If not sure if this is close to (or even a duplicate of) Why does sudo not add root's PATH with Ubuntu 12.04?, I'm still posting this question because I didn't understand anything from there, if ...
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Drive path not retained in softwear memory after reboot [duplicate]

Question rephrased to better fit my situation at the time of asking: After rebooting my computer; all memory of recent file use by software programmes accessing files upon my second hard disk, are ...
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Double PATH trying to run a script

Ubuntu noob here! I want to run a script on Julia but it shows duplicate path. How I can fix it? gm@gm-VirtualBox:/home/trademaker$ julia -L trademaker.jl ERROR: could not open file ...
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Errors with Compiling g77

I have downloaded and installed g77 (due to specific reason) in Ubuntu 14.04, and the newer Fortran compilers have several errors when working with this program. However, when I went to test my ...
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How to stock all files with the same suffix into a table?

i'm making a little shell script and i want to stock all files with same suffix in a table. i want something like that : path=/home/user/Documents suffix="_suffix.txt" and then a function that ...
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when a .war is deployed in Glassfish, what's the path to WEB-INF?

Where "is" WEB-INF/duke.gif? What's the path(?) to this image? thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ jar -tf NetBeansProjects/WebApplication/dist/WebApplication.war META-INF/ META-INF/MANIFEST.MF WEB-INF/ ...
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change default paths of (Music, Pictures, Temples, installations, ECT)

I have my 250GB HDD split up into 3 partitions. 25GB has a windows 7 installation. 25GB has Ubuntu 14.04. 200GB is simply an empty NTFS partition. I have done in the past with windows instaltions ...
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Emulate Windows pathes on Ubuntu

I started to work with new project on new job. There is a few Windows things that hardcoded in to the projects. For example somewhere in the code I see Windows pathes like : "C://Common//resources". ...
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Apktool error Terminal inquiry

when I run Apktool to build a package for android I get this output: :~$ apktool build '/home/...' I: Checking whether sources has changed... I: Checking whether resources has changed... ...
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How do I map a command to a file path [duplicate]

I am new to Linux. I have read the basic docs. I have just installed Filezilla. I first tried apt-get but the repository does not appear to be up to date. I then downloaded it from the Filezilla web ...
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Path error in Ubuntu

I'm having this strange output whenever I type $PATH. The part that says No such file or directory. bash: /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin/:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin: No such file or directory ...
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JAVA path error in hadoop

I installed hadoop watching a youtube video. while I try to run this in terminal it gives me this error srimanth@srimanth-Inspiron-N5110:~$ /usr/local/hadoop-2.6.0/bin/hadoop version ...
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How to identify my device by their physical path?

I'm creating a computer which manipulate harddrives. I would like to identify the harddrive not by the order in which I plug them into my computer but by the slot I put them into. I know Ubuntu ...
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bcd path dual boot Windows/ubuntu

Liking ubuntu (studio), but I do not like how grub takes over the boot process. had a dual boot and reformatted the Windows partition. Reinstalled Windows. have a bcd program on Windows to dual ...
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Building and using a lib without installing it? (e.g. libcurl)

I'd like to use libcurl (a lib that handles HTTP connections) by linking it statically to a program I am writing. I am new to building programs from their source, so I have no clue on how to do it ...