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what to write in prefix and in environment variable for correct installation

I am installing linbox library: http://www.linalg.org/developer.html. The installation guide states, that one should install several libraries, including fflas-ffpack library, and then run the script ...
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SOLVED prefix command error

When open Terminal I get this error ERROR: Directory [=] does not exist. The prefix script allows you to manage multiple installations of a set of software installed on the same machine. It helps ...
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comparing 2 text files (registry entries for wine prefixes)

thanks to a glitch from wine (while changing my wine prefix windows version) wine thinks it's dealing with a windows 95, windows xp and windows 7 prefix at the same time. This obviously confuses Wine ...
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Why does wineprefixcreate create an empty directory?

I used this short guide to attempt making a separate wine prefix in my home folder: How to Use WinePrefix in Ubuntu to Optimize Gaming Seems pretty simple but isn't working for me. The mkdir works ...
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How to change the units for storage size from GiB/MiB to GB/MB (binary prefix)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to switch Ubuntu back to base-2? Since a while ago, Ubuntu has adopted the policy of requiring decimal and binary prefixes to follow the relevant ...
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Getting an error while installing 12.04 via WUBI

I am currently running Windows 7 Ultimate with a 2GB RAM and 500GB SATA HDD and a 2.60 GHZ Intel Dual Core processor. I want to use Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7. Being a complete Linux newbie, I ...
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What does error : “prefix” is not set and error: “prefix” not found means?

Before I disabled the ACPI (because it is not supported by Ubuntu) Ubuntu can't boot (obviously!) At that time when I boot Ubuntu, I always get these 2 messages. After 1 of those message shows, ...