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Which file defines the virtual console color

I am trying to find the source in the Ubuntu kernel tree that defines color values for the virtual console. Where is it defined? On other linux distributions, it is defined in drivers/char/vt.c
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Ubrello installing on Ubuntu 12.04 troubleshoot

I would like to install a latest Umbrello from source on Ubuntu 12.04. I try install it according https://umbrello.kde.org/installation.php . But I have an error. Log is below: -- The following ...
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some files are missed while compiling wxWidgets from source

I just followed this link (http://www.binarytides.com/install-wxwidgets-ubuntu/) to install , I have configured with/without --disable-shared option but the Following error comes out when sudo make ...
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Open core.img in GRUB2

I have GRUB2 installed to a flash drive. I want to try editing the main.c file to change the header title of GRUB. How can I mount core.img? The directory is: ...
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how can i compile fdm fo my ubuntu machine?

how can i compile freedownloadmanager for my ubuntu system? from this source
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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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Sourcecode of a Ubuntu-Package [duplicate]

How can i get the source code of a package, that is officially in the repositories of ubuntu? I tried to activate the sources-Option in the Software-Center, but i have no clue what to do next... :/ ...
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Videos requires to install plugins to play files of the following types: • MPEG-4 AAC decoder • H.264 (High Profile) decoder

i am unable to perform the task though i followed the instruction. how to handel Unable to locate package ubuntu-restricted-extras?
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Still cannot compile Octave 4.0.0 with native graphics

I am on a Xubuntu 14.04 and am trying to build Octave4.0.0 from source. I've read the answers to this question, but none was successful in removing the following warnings when running ./configure for ...
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empty source.list file!

My problem started when I was trying to upgrade R to version 3.1.0 and followed instruction in this post and then changed only one line of source.list file to deb ...
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Why can't I explicitly source a file using su -c?

I'm trying to get su to source /home/ghost/.bashrc, but it doesn't seem to load the contents: $ su -l -c 'source /home/ghost/.bashrc; nvm' ghost -su: nvm: command not found I use nvm to manage Node ...
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How to build a package from source?

Im a linux noob, first and foremost. Not as nooby as your usual unsuspecting windows user, but a noob nonetheless. I was trying to build a package called zenbu from source. I downloaded it and ...
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Where is file's source package? [duplicate]

Where can I find the source for unix "file" command? Synaptic lists a "file" package but no file-src package. I'm not finding the source online either.
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Looking for some simple webcam software

It seems that uvccapture might meet my need for a simple webcam application. However, trying to build it "out of the box", I get this bewildering collection ... gcc -std=gnu99 -O2 -DLINUX ...
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How can I find the source code for linux commands? [duplicate]

I often come across interesting Linux commands that make me wonder; what are these commands actually doing? Yes, they might be 'force-removing dependencies', 'installing programs' and doing lots of ...
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What is exactly Linux From Scratch? [closed]

I want to developing a Linux From Scratch but is that custom Linux like based on some kind of linux ? I installed an ubuntu, when I make LFS it would be base on Ubuntu?
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Why does an older kernel source get installed?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 kernel 3.19.0-39-generic and wonder why when installing the kernel sources version 3.13.0 of the kernel source actually gets installed..?! ~# uname -r 3.19.0-39-generic ~# ...
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how to source csh script from bash environment?

I am using bash shell but some of the scripts that I need to source are in csh format. Can somebody tell how I can source csh scripts from bash shell? By sourcing I mean the sourced csh script should ...
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how to concatenate path with variables from source file

I have a source file that contains some variables, for example, locate=$HOME and a shell script that contains . .foorc cat ${locate}/file.txt I get cat error with the "no such file" ...
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Compiled vs Install(speed comparation) [closed]

I have a quick question because I'm not sure what to think... When Ubuntu run more fasted? When I've compiled the source code or when I've install it normal? Because I've see and read a lot of ...
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Overriding cd builtin to source env settings, possible to use with autocd?

I am currently overriding the builtin cd command to source an environment file based on the environment currently being built. My main question pertains to how cd runs when I have shopt -s autocd ...
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Can't make, says Kernel source is missing

I'm trying to follow the instructions here http://wiki.freepbx.org/display/FOP/Installing+FreePBX+13+on+Ubuntu+Server+14.04.2+LTS to install FreePBX/Asterisk on my Ubuntu server. When I try to ...
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Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file with apt-get update

Whenever I execute apt-get update on my ubuntu 14.04, I get this error ! W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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How do I recompile my kernel without qt3?

So I'm trying to recompile my kernel (it doesn't have uinput support but nm that). I followed the instructions on How to install needed Qt packages to build kernel on 14.04? but when I run ...
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How to download source code of package_name into specified directory ?

The following command downloads the source code of pure-ftp into the current directory. apt-get source pure-ftp How to download it into specified directory? I want to download the source code of ...
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Is there a way to create debian source packages through dpkg?

Is there a way to create debain source packages (.dsc) through dpkg? I've spent ages messing about with other tools, such as dh-make and cowbuilder but my efforts have been without success. Is it ...
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How can I download the source code of kernel 3.5.0-17-generic image shipped with Ubuntu-12.10

Where can I get the exact source code of linux kernel version 3.5.0-17-generic which is shipped with Ubuntu 12.10 ?
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Unable to open software center and nautilus

I am unable to open software center and nautilus, I get ths error if i open them: E: Malformed line 2 in the source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list (type) E: Could not read list of ...
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Where is the Python source? (needed in pyqtdeploy)

Apparently I need the python source (to use pyqtdeploy: Locations->Host Python Locations->Source Directory can't be empty). As pointed out in medigeek's answer in 'Where is Python source code?' I can ...
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set -n not working in shell script when executing with source

this is the shell script.. #!/bin/bash set -n <<COMMENT1 tHIS IS A MULTILINE COMMENT MAN COMMENT1 <<COMMENT1 THII COMMENT1 : echo "this is ashok" echo "${LOGNAME}" when executing ...
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How to add device sources to the repositories?

I just tried to build Android from source code, using this guide: http://xda-university.com/as-a-developer/getting-started-building-android-from-source The problem is there: Once you have obtained ...
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What are the make/build/install commands for module?

I'm working on a hardware issue. In a nutshell, Bluetooth isn't working. Solution I saw was to build and install this package but it's been years since I did that. Could use some hints. ...
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apt-cache search <package> doesn't detected package built from source and installed using dpkg -i

Because I wanted to install some packages after building them with g++-4.9, I did: /usr/local/src $ sudo apt-get source --compile libmysql++3 /usr/local/src $ sudo apt-get souce --compile ...
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gimp source build error g_module_build_path

I m trying to build gimp 2.8 from source, all dependencies are me but now while if "make" on it it gives this error: /i386-linux-gnu/libgtk-x11-2.0.so: error: undefined reference to ...
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Edit Gimp source code for personal requirements

I wanna edit gimp source code for my personal specific requirements that are custom printing related, is there any way i can download edit and compile gimp code for windows and ubuntu...?
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How can i downgrade a package installed from source?

i installed glib2.42 from source but that's creating a problem for me. So i tried to downgrade it running make uninstall and installed glib2.28 afterwards. But now when i try to build a software using ...
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Why isn't .profile sourced when opening a terminal?

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. According to .profile, # ~/.profile: executed by the command interpreter for login shells. # This file is not read by bash, if ~/.bash_profile or ~/.bash_login ...
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How to build a source package?

I'm the lead developer of an open source software called GDevelop (https://github.com/4ian/GD): I'd like to distribute it on Ubuntu and benefit from the Launchpad platform to get it automatically ...
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source not reading symlink correctly?

My .bashrc file is a symlink to ~/Scripts/rc/bashrc. This works well for me, and has been for years. However, as of today, this is what I am seeing: bash-4.3$ source .bashrc bash: source: .bashrc: ...
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Package 'lib32ncurses5-dev', 'lib32z1-dev' has no installation candidate [NOT a duplicate, I tried all soution posted here]

I'm trying to build blink(content_shell) on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit and I am stuck on build/install-build-deps.sh. I think I have tried every single solution that I found on stackoverflow Error Log: It ...
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run bash script from another script and redirect its output

Hi everyone I have to do a program.. I'll be really concise to explain it... And hat I've already done and what i have to do... Simply, I have to do a "simulator" in Bash that run exercises of ...
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How to contribute binary .debs for others?

I routinely work with Armhf devices, however not all the packages I use exist in a form that apt-get can easily install. Therefore I spend a lot of time compiling from source packages that exist on ...
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Problem with source list [duplicate]

I'm getting the message: E: Malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. How can I fix it?
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sh: 2: source: not found

I am having a problem with the installation of Armitage in Ubuntu 14.04 I have followed this link and everything is Okey http://www.darkoperator.com/installing-metasploit-in-ubunt/ But the last ...
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Install git from source

I am attempting to install git from source to use last version of git. http://git-scm.com/book/en/Getting-Started-Installing-Git $ tar -zxf git-2.0.1.tar.gz $ cd git-2.0.1 $ make prefix=/usr/local ...
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How to make a project of Krusader

An example for my general question An introduction to translating and debugging source code : I had installed the 'Qt 4 Designer' and I have downloaded the krusader-2.4.0-beta3.tar.bz2 file. Among the ...
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Upgrading to Bluez 5.19 from source

I've successfully compiled Bluez 5.19 from source using ./config and then make, but I'm stuck on the next step. Make install doesn't seem to overwrite the old Bluez (when checked with dpkg -l, it ...
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How do I build Bitcoin from source on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

(Using Autotools) I have downloaded the Bitcoin source from "Bitcoin Core Version 0.9.1" When I input the following command ./autogen.sh it produces the following warning: includes' is the old name ...
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Compile PHP by source. Stuck at phar.phar

I am trying to install PHP (Version - 5.5.11) by source since I need php installation with enable-debug and enable-maintainer-zts options. Downloaded the package ./configure --enable-maintainer-zts ...
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Where is the installed kernel source located?

I have installed kernel source with sudo apt-get install linux-source -y Now, where is the source located?