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Install font Tahoma in ubuntu

When I installing font Tahoma, with this code, i have 2 errors (permissions denied). Sorry for my English. : ) tomasz@TomaszPC:~$ cabextract -F 'tahoma*ttf' IELPKTH.CAB IELPKTH.CAB: WARNING; ...
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Cannot run Spark 2.6.3 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Spark IM in my fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, however I am running into all kinds of problems. The steps I have taken so far were: Download the tar.gz file from the website ...
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Cannot install Spark IM 2.6.3, getting permission denied error even though I am root

I am trying to install Spark IM in my Ubuntun VM, however I am running into all kinds of problems. The steps I have taken so far were: Download the tar.gz file from the website Unpack it cd ...
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Installing matlab

Hello I've been trying to install MATLAB 2012a on my device I followed the manual but I got stuck when the installer wanted to install the files in /usr/local/ It failed to creat a path called ...
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fatal: could not create work tree dir 'metasploit-framework'.: Permission denied

I am following this guide. I am doing this: cd /opt git clone https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework.git cd metasploit-framework When I am doing : git clone ...
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Installing Ubuntu when multiple Windows 7 partitions exist, and permissions

My laptop has two partitions C: and D: , with Windows 7 installed on the C: partition, D: containing very important files and documents. As I want to start using ubuntu, I'm confused whether to copy ...
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Dvd-r will not allow me to burn a file like my bios update for example

I recently installed Ubuntu live 13.10 its been a fun learning experience. However I am reading all the help files on permissions to determine why I the owner of my own computer that I purchaced ...
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Issues installing amd64 patch

allen@Gespenst:~$ cd /tmp allen@Gespenst:/tmp$ tar xf /home/allen/Desktop/amd64-microcode_1.20120910-3.debian.tar.gz allen@Gespenst:/tmp$ mkdir -p /lib/firmware/amd-ucode mkdir: cannot create ...
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Problems with apt-get install : Permission denied [duplicate]

I have been having trouble with installation when ever I type apt-get install <file name> It replies with E:Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: ...
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WON'T let me change permissions

When i was trying to open SCP containment breach the options only say OPEN, EXTRACT, RENAME,DELETE, ETC. but does not say permissions what do i do. Usually it has permissions shown at the bottom but ...
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How to install pip (python) to user without root access

Right, fairly new here but here goes: I'm trying to install pip (python installer) to my username since I don't have root privileges and can't just sudo apt-get install python-pip. So what I've ...
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Unable to change execute permissions of .sh file [duplicate]

I'm out with a new problem. I've downloaded a jdk7.sh file. Now I'm unable to change the permission of the file to allow executing the file as a program. I mark the check box and again it disappears.
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Issue with Rosewell network adapter

When running the install.sh script for my roswell network adapter RnX-N180UBE I get an error Cannot change ownership to uid 1007, gid 501: Operation not permitted If anyone has any experience with ...
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Not able to install *.run file in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am newbie with Ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS version inside Windows using WUBI. I have to install few softwares in Ubuntu which are as follow: MPLAB X IDE version 1.90 XC8 Compiler and ...
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how do I set permissions in a RAID 1data hard drive?

I just set up 2 data HD on RAID 1 in Ubuntu 12.04 (soft-raid), they are ext4. However I can't figure out how to remove permissions on these drives to read and write. I tried using sudo chmod ugo+wx ...
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RarCrack installation issues

I'm pretty new to Linux. I currently operate on Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop. Anyhow, a while ago while being slightly intoxicated I have encrypted a .rar file with a password and deleted the original files. ...
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Install Mobile Partner in Ubuntu 13.04 without download

I have Huwawei E303 HSPA Dongal and it has already provided software for Linux.But I cant install it. This is Dongal ...
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Running truecrypt on ubuntu without root privileges

I have an encrypted trucrypt volume that I would like to mount from my university labs running Ubuntu 12.10. I do not have root permissions. I download the file truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz from ...
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how do I install gpointing-device - I seem to have got my brain into a loop

I would like to install the gpointing-device-settings package which I found on the Launchpad website https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gpointing-device-settings I tried: apt-get install ...
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Should I install non-repository software as root or as my user?

What is the right way of installing programs that are not available in repositories: should my user own the binaries and keep them in ~/bin/, or should root own the binaries and keep them in, say, ...
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the owner of files in 13.04

Why is the owner of files set to a user called "Me" in 13.04 beta 2 64bit live desktop and also after install? After installation, it also won't let me change the permissions as root or take ownership ...
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How can I get root-like permissions so I can download stuff from the software center?

When downloading an application from the terminal it said I couldn't download it because I wasn't root, and when I got to search for the specific software in the Ubuntu software center it doesn't even ...
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permission denied: /etc/apt/sources.list

I'm trying to install java jre, i usually do it like this sudo echo 'deb http://www.duinsoft.nl/pkg debs all' >> /etc/apt/sources.list sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys ...
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How do I update a third party app that does not have root permission

I installed IntelliJ Idea using Ubuntu Software Centre, but now Idea's build-in update manager notifies me that there is an update available, but the app does not have the permission to update it. If ...
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12.04 run from cd, cannot copy files from mounted disk

I am running 12.04 live from cd and trying to copy some important files from a mounted hard disk to an external disk. (My previous installation of 10.04 crashed and I want to install 12.04, and back ...
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Problem for Matlab Installation

I install the Matlab2009a to my computer successfully and when I try to activate it without using the internet (Activate manually without the Internet) and provide the path to license file. Then an ...
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How to prevent users from installing non-free software?

Is it possible to disable installation of non-free or proprietary softwares and applications in Ubuntu?
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How do I install MATLAB R2012a?

I have downloaded MATLAB R2012a for Unix platform and i want to install it on my ubuntu 11.10. To install i try this command: /<matlab_installation_file_directory>/install and it says: ...
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Windows XP Ubuntu Installer (version 11.10) error dialog - Permission Denied

When installing Ubuntu 11.10 on Windows XP (2nd option in installer), the install failed with popup. How can I fix this? Here is the contents of file "C:\Documents and Settings\Keith\Local ...
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How can I write to /var/www? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Whats the simplest way to add files to “/var/www”? Ok, I am trying to set up LAMP. Do a test run to make sure everything is working. I have no idea what ...
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installation of driver permission denied

I am trying to install a driver but after antony@antony and password etc cd /home/you-user-name/Downloads and then typed ./ati-driver-installer-11-12-x86.x86_64.run I get permission denied. Can ...
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Permission denied error when trying to install with wubi

I run into problem when tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 on Windows 7 using wubi installer . It downloads the image for sometime and ends up with the error that says Permission denied: for more details ...
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How to do i put all my files where the paste function have been disabled?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I need to install Groovy graphics builder. I downloaded from here. The site says to do two things : Drop all jar files into $GROOVY_HOME/lib Drop the scripts into ...
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“Line 302 Permission Denied” error while installing VMware Player

The Problem For an Operating Systems Architecture course at University, we are required to use VMware Player 3.1.4 for class assignments. I currently run 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04, and have recently ...
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Wrong permissions on “make install” [closed]

When I compile and install tarballs using the usual ./configure, make, sudo make install, the files and directories created always have wrong permissions. In particular, nothing that should have the ...
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Installing ubuntu broke my windows install

So i went out and brought an HP DV6 laptop. The laptop came pre-installed with windows 7 Home premium. The laptop had several partitions. A system partition which appears to be a boot loader only. ...
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Why can't I run a program I manually installed in /opt/?

I'm trying to install a game called Teeworlds. I plan on installing it inside of /opt since it is stand-alone and from what I've read this is the right place for it. However, I'm having trouble doing ...
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How can I run an executable from a CD when it doesn't have the executable bit set?

A textbook I'm using came with a CD containing a few supplementary applications. To my pleasant surprise, it appears to include an installer for Linux. The readme file on the CD provides the ...