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Does the Ubuntu website use customary or SI definitions?

On the "Recommended System Requirements" page for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, it gives the recommended system requirements—it gives one of these as "2 GB system memory". Ubuntu the OS has switched to SI ...
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wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned empty string

I am using Playonlinux and im trying to use winetricks to install a dll in one of my POL prefixes. I do: WINEPREFIX=/home/user/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/giffmegames/ winetricks and get wine cmd.exe ...
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How to fix the error: “An inet prefix is expected rather than [path spec]”

I have run into a Catch 22. After a sector fault had corrupted my / partition (and possibly /boot as well) by "removing empty inodes" (which in fact meant that an uncountable number of files got ...
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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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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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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 standards. ...
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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, ...