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Problem in .bashrc

I try to edit .bashrc to view the C-compilers that I installed before. But after opening the new terminal I am stuck with strange error. I am unable to ls the files/directories and nothing works. It ...
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PATH variable in different terminal windows

I note that if I have several terminal windows opened and in one of them I set path variable through bashrc: export APP_PATH="path_to_app" export PATH="$APP_PATH:$PATH" Then call: source ...
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Where do I find Firefox NoScript .xpi on my system?

Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, Firefox 45.0.1 I have checked the following folders: /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins ~/.mozilla/firefox ...
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How to set path for the Tomcat7 user

I'm trying to install an extension for GeoServer. The instructions say: Create a GDAL_DATA environment variable to the folder where you have extracted this file. Make also sure that this directory ...
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How to uninstall self compiled binaries? [duplicate]

I have been playing around with compiling some binaries. It all started because I wanted ffmpeg instead of avconv, now I just can't stop compiling stuff. I must find another hobby !! Anyway, I ...
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How to make aliases for file paths?

I have many folders on my machine, many of those folders have more folders within them, more folders within those folders, and so on... Now when I am doing certain cd and cp operations that I do every ...
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What files are ran when I log into the desktop?

I don't know how to phrase this to be clear. I'm not talking about terminals or shells, I know what the difference between login and non-login shells are. What I want to know is when I start up my ...
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Switch default to using this binary version

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 which is a virtual image on DigitalOcean. I installed the latest node.js version based on instructions here. https://github.com/nodesource/distributions This latest node.js ...
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I have installed QT4.8.7 but CMAKE codul not match the path

I got the error message CMake Error at /usr/local/share/cmake-3.4/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:148 (message): Could NOT find Qt4 (missing: QT_QTOPENGL_INCLUDE_DIR ...
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pip install --user means users cannot run application from Dash or terminal

I'm the developer of a Python GUI application. I'd like users of my application to be able to install the application using pip because not all of its dependencies have made it into Debian yet, and I ...
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What to write instead of \x20 in path name in Bash?

I have an external hard drive called "My Book". When I used the command: find /dev/disk/ it shows me that it is under /dev/disk/by-label/My\x20Book However, when I type in find /dev/disk/ | ...
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Ubuntu/Linux + VeraCrypt + non-relative encrypted volume paths?

Can track of VeraCrypt volume be defined in absolute terms on Linux? Windows + VeraCrypt + encrypted volume absolute paths On Windows I can mount veracrypt encrypted partitions/disks via batch ...
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what is the path to adb binary installation

In a executable script,I need to add Path to adb binary as follows # 1. Configure where your ADB binary is installed export AdbCmd="<Path_to_ADB_Binary>" So what is the path in Ubuntu ...
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Nautilus' Properties tab does not show full path of the file if the path is too long

Whenever a file's path is too long, Nautilus doesn't display the path in full and instead chooses to use ... to replace the last parts of the path. This is annoying and very unhelpful because often ...
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how can I override priority between paths of /bin and /usr/local/bin?

Today I wanted to run ss -tpla command to see network connections, to my surprize I got error: unknown option -t. Then I checked location of ss command: ~$ whereis ss ss: /bin/ss /usr/local/bin/ss ...
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Clementine, path to playlists' information

Where does Clementine store my playlists and their information?
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Setting VBoxManage “path” in genymotion

I installed the latest version of genymotion along with oracleVm. I have tried configuring VM(adding to vbox group, /sbin scripts, reinstalling , adding Linux headers).Nothing seems to eradicate the ...
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How to mask stock command in Bash

I have a function that I run often from the CLI, so I gave it the short name t: $ which t /home/dotancohen/.bin/t $ cat `which t` #!/bin/bash ctags-exuberant -f php.tags --languages=PHP -R $ ls -lh ...
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sh: all commands “not found”

I was updating my PATH variable in .bash_profiles and /etc/environment and I rebooted the system (Ubuntu 14.04). After login, I got these errors: -sh: 1: id: not found -sh: 12: [: Illegal number: ...
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Icon path in .desktop file

On my desktop I have a .desktop file. If I type: Icon=/home/ianbell/Pictures/myLogo.png the icon of the .desktop file changes (the expected result). But, if I type: Icon=~/Pictures/myLogo.png ...
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Unable to add a path correctly

I have a folder: /usr/src/arm-linux-3.3/toolchain_gnueabi-4.4.0_ARMv5TE/usr/bin I can execute a command from here(I had to install the ia32-libs equivalenet on ubuntu 14.04) Now I tried to add the ...
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Create global shell command for LightTable

Trying to create a global command to launch lighttable (the editor) version 0.8.0 Initially I tried it the i thought easy way and moved the extracted lighttable folder to /opt and then created a ...
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Vim-LatexSuite: /bin/bash: latex command not found

TeXLive 2015: I installed TeXLive 2015 following the simplest instruction sudo ./install-tl-ubuntu (without any options) of scottkosty/install-tl-ubuntu@GitHub. Vim-Latex-Suite: I installed ...
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How to reset the PATH value for bash shell

I tried installing hadoop and I no longer need stuff from it. When launching shell , it gives the following and many commands are unrecognized now , how do I reset it to default ? bash: export: ...
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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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Permanently Remove Item from `$PATH`

I've dug around forums trying to find a way to get rid of some default items in my path, but to no avail. Here is what it gives right now: ...
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Why is my partition not at top level inside the media folder? [duplicate]

I have a partition with my data that used to be at the path /media/my_partition_with_data_name, now, after having reinstalled ubuntu, is instead at /media/ubuntu_user_name/my_partition_with_data_name. ...
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how to fix filenames with dash or space

I created a bash file, but when I run it to those files (or folders) which they have "space" or "-", my command doesn’t work! how to fix this problem. #!/bin/bash dpi=$(zenity --entry --text ...
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What is the meaning of ~/ in ls -la ~/? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. Please help me with the following question. what is the meaning of ~/ in ls -la ~/
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How would another user reach your home directory using a relative path from his own home directory?

How would another user reach your home directory starting from his own home directory, using a relative path?
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PATH is unsetted in console mode

I have a login loop problem so I tried to use the command mode CTRL+ALT+F1 and the problem is that all the classic commands won't work and I feel like that is the root of the problem. When I open the ...
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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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How to execute something that is not in the directory you are in nor a sub-directory of that?

I want to execute a program by running ./path/to/program, however I want to be able to run this command to execute it no matter where I am. And the problem is that with this command it will only run ...
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Is there a GUI to edit the PATH variable?

There's a GUI in Windows to edit the path variable. I was wondering if there's something equivalent in Ubuntu to do the same.
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Path of downloaded files?

I was downloading a file from terminal but thing ticked where the download will go. So How to check default path of downloads in terminal and how to change it via terminal.
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Anyone able to help me figure out what I'm doing wrong with installing Standard ML

I'm a bit lost. Typically getting something programming related working on Ubuntu is painless while Windows always a pain. Not the case this time around. I followed the instructions from here... ...
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File can't found in path

I am trying to get Cordova (phone gap) running on 14.04. When I run ADB I get... bash: /opt/android-sdk/platform-tools/adb: No such file or directory My path is ...
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How to specify path to the installed tool?

I have installed SRA Toolkit using this command sudo apt-get install sra-toolkit under ubuntu. Now I am trying to use one of it's part - fastq-dump.2.1.7 but I receive an error from which I ...
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Reset python path

I installed canopy and set it to be my default python evironment, but I'm having a problem with the software. Now it is : ~$ which python /home/renanpc/Enthought/Canopy_64bit/User/bin/python But I ...
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Celery, path to application

I know that I can start a celery worker with: celery worker -A tasks & This will only work if I stand in the directory where my project is. I would like to run the command without cd into the ...
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PATH not working even after successfully modifying it

For some reason I am successful in adding new directories to my $PATH but when I run the commands in the terminal the $PATH doesn't summon them. I modified the $PATH in the ~/.bashrc file, and added ...
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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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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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“Pointers” with $ Syntax in /etc/environment

Is it valid to have "pointers" in /etc/environment using $FOO syntax? Right now my /etc/environment looks like this: JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk ...
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What is the “path to ant” that Crosswalk speak of?

I am in the process of setting up an Ubuntu 14.04 server to experiment with Crosswalk. I have installed the Java JDK, apt-get install default-jdk and ANT, apt-get install ant. whereis java returns ...
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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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Slash “/” in bash

I'm learning bash language and I have a question: Which is the difference between /directory and directory/. Because sometimes when I try: cd Home/directory I have the error No such file etc ...
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problems with path of msp430 gcc

Hi everyone I'm trying to modify the path to open msp430-gcc When I use whereis msp430-gcc : msp430-gcc: /usr/bin/msp430-gcc /usr/bin/X11/msp430-gcc /opt/msp430-47/bin/msp430-gcc And what I ...
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How to check what command is taken?

I have a shell script called foo.sh in /usr/local/sbin. Besides I use another script with the same name. It is stored in /home/user/scripts. Both paths belong to PATH. How can I find out, which one ...
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Ubuntu haves a different PATH when access via XRDP session

Noob here: I have a problem, when i access my server via SSH, the $PATH is correct root@ks391320:~# echo $PATH /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games But when i ...