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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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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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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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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) ...