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

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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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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 "Andriod Studio" then it highly recommended me to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to link to php from xampp installation so i can just use php command instead of full path?

I have xubuntu installation and xampp installed on my pc, and everything works great, but lately i am experimenting a little bit with laravel framework and a lot of tutorials and people just use php ...
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Does order of precedence with ENV variable changes which program to use?

Question: Does order of precedence in the PATH influence Ubuntu to choose which program to use? More details: I use .bashrc for declaring private env PATH, I have installed MSP430-gcc from ubuntu ...
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Adding a Directory to a Path in .profile

I am new to Ubuntu (coming from Windows 7) and I am trying to add a directory to my system path and for some reason I can't get it to work. I am using Ubuntu version 12.04 LTS I tried following this ...
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g++ not working… need to change PATH variable

am working on Ubuntu machine. I have been trying to run make try to compile try.cpp. I am not able to make it work. I have tried all the solutions online. apt-get is what I am using. I have tried ...
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Sharing PATH across login mechanisms with modification support

I'm running Xubuntu 14.10, currently using lightdm. Let's examine two process trees: init───lightdm───lightdm───upstart───xfce4-terminal───bash and: ...
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How to open ~/.pam_environment?

I wanted to set environment variables JAVA_HOME and PATH. So I wanted to open ~/.pam_environment since it is the best place to set environment variables relevant to a particular user according to the ...
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How to get the path to a file in your system [duplicate]

I am trying to cd /home/ervin/Downloads/psneuter in order to push psneuter to an android phone in order to root it. I believe the path to the file and folder is correct, yet I get a message no such ...
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Is the tilde, `~` considered as a relative path?

I'm trying to extract the different part of the Nvidia cuda library installer. I'm using the following command: mkdir ~/Downloads/nvidia_installers ./cuda_6.5.14_linux_64.run ...
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How select between multiple programs with same name for linux shell?

I've already installed an old version of mysql server into my linux system using repository in /usr/bin path. Recently I upgraded it to latest version using linux binary package (with no installer) ...
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Cannot find device path for USB Bluetooth adapter

I am trying to use a Bluetooth adapter (known as Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) in lsusb, see further below) under Xubuntu 14.04, but my system never recognizes it. ...
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updating my path not working

I want to add a script directory in my home directory (for something different then just adding to bin). I keep getting "No such file or directory" after updating. Now I noticed that in the GUI file ...
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apt-get not looking at /usr/lib for libstdc++.so.6

I have come across the somewhat common "GLIBXX_3.4.15 not found" error. In my case though I'm seeing something really weird. Usually the error appears something like this: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: ...
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Server cannot run apt-get anymore

I was trying to setup an older version of gcc (4.1) on ubuntu 14. I was having some difficulties to set alternatives. I so thread where someone said to use this command: export PATH="/usr/bin:$PATH" ...
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How to write the path of a folder with space in it's name? [duplicate]

I can't figure out how to write the path of a folder that includes spaces in its name (in Terminal). I tried: cd /path/path/path/"A Folder"/file cd /path/path/path/'A Folder/file cd ...
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how to use “update-alternatives” to manage multiple installed version of the same app

I frequently encounter path related problems while compiling or running an app.I have two versions of node in my system, one is from official repo, the other manually installed from source. Today I ...
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Creating a Path Variable

I need to set a path for a variable $week4 to be Week4/assignment so that typing cd $week4 will change the working directory to Week4/assignment/ I've seen a few examples of similar stuff on here, ...
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Path is unknown when installing JustCloud

I am trying to install JustCloud on a new install of Ubuntu 14.04. JustCloud on Linux/Ubuntu says I need to run: sudo apt-get install rdiff librsync1 sudo dpkg -i ./JustCloud_64.deb before ...