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libreoffice calc: Importing csv full of URL's

I'm importing a CSV full of date, time, URI, etc., into LibreOffice Calc. I'd like the URIs (which point to documents) to be imported as click-able links, but the Fields > Column-Type drop-down on ...
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gnome-terminal: Single Click Open file:///filepath With Specific Applilcation

In GNOME Terminal 3.6.2 I can Ctrl+Click the URL file:///path/to/file, which will then open in gedit. I would like to execute a customized command instead of gedit. In my case, I would like to start ...
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How to create a URL link on the Unity desktop

how do I create a URL link on the desktop? On Lucid one could create a URL by right clicking the desktop anywhere and a menu would appear that allowed the creation of a launchpad location (a URL) and ...
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duplicity: problem parsing WebDAV URLs in bash script

I am not a seasoned Ubuntu admin, so please bear with me if I am missing something obvious... Many WebDAV-providers supply usernames as "emailaddress@provider.tld". Although this does not seem to be ...
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How to download a file from a website via terminal?

Suppose that we have a full URL of desired file e.g. http://domain.com/directory/4?action=AttachFile&do=view&target=file.tgz I would like to go without installing a new software. Is it ...
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How to copy multiple urls hidden under texts, by selection in webpages?

I would like to copy urls in a webpage, which are hidden under some texts. For example the urls under the titles in the table of contents in http://download.racket-lang.org/releases/6.4/doc/guide/. ...
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How can I encode and decode percent-encoded strings on the command line?

How can I encode and decode percent-encoded (URL encoded) strings on the command line? I'm looking for a solution that can do this: $ percent-encode "ændrük" %C3%A6ndr%C3%BCk $ percent-decode ...
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URL protocol handlers in basic Ubuntu Desktop

There was a way to register URL protocol handlers with Gconf, which is now obsolete and there seems to be no way to do the same with DConf (or Gsettings, its recommended wrapper). How do one properly ...
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How to change what xdg-open does with ssh://user@ip liniks

xdg open has ignored my directives. I have found several threads regarding how to open ssh://user@ip links (these are in our monitoring software). I have run the following commands: gconftool-2 -s ...
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Bash script to dynamically find and construct the url and download

I would like to write an script which opens a URL (not a complete URL link) and finds the latest available version of a file. Then, it will go one level up from that directory, find some file in that ...
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Cannot download file using wget

So i am reading The Official Ubuntu Server Book and i just got to the part where i make a pxe boot server. Everything looks good till i am supposed to download some files using wget. The url i entered ...
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I can't change my Apache2 web server Url from Localhost/192.168.0.xxx/127.0.0.1 to something like www.exaple.com

I'm runnig Apache2 webserver,but the only way I can access it is by tapping in in the server browser local host or 127.0.0.1 (or something like that) and 192.168.0.xxx on other devices connected to my ...
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Are all bookmarks saved in Ubuntu Web Browser lost?

During hours of research I regularly bookmarked some important URL's by clicking the star in URL field. But how to find the saved bookmarks back?
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Remove '.php' from url - Nothing works

Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32bit LAMP I know it's an old question but.. I need it to remove .php anywhere it finds it from the visible url. It needs to work with /showthread.php?id=XX ---> /showthread?id=XX ...
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url not found with yii2 advanced template

I set my project on localhost and on staging server. But now i want to move my project on ubuntu server. I tried it but when i try to locate my project it is giving me The requested URL ...
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Twitch Livestream Downloading

Hi guys im not been able to find a solution to this issue and wonder if you can help me. Im looking for a tool that will sit in the background and watch a twitch stream URL and when the live broadcast ...
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How to visit a URL when it's offline

Here is the project brief: I'm setting 3 TVs to the wall of my bakery store to show the menu. I have mini pc with Ubuntu at the back of my each TVs to send contents. The way that my mini PCs ...
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Ubuntu installer for Dell laptops?

I found a version of ubuntu on this link: http://linux.dell.com/files/ubuntu/precise/12.04-OSP1/ Can anyone tell me if it is the installer for Dell laptops. Or what is this? :O Have a nice day guys. ...
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No ':' in the url

Starting fairly recently whenever I open the Minecraft launcher I get this error message I valid url: '/home/kailas/Downloads/Minecraft.jar' given, exiting No ':' in the uri What does this mean? I ...
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fix case sensitive URL

I have been doing some work on my localhost with xampp and I have a link that looks like this http://localhost/Example and another one called http://localhost/example The actual folder name is ...
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Posting images on internet just by pasting link

In Windows, when I was posting an image, I could just post the link with the browse dialog, by putting a url in the location bar. How can I achive the same functionality in Ubuntu with nautilus? For ...
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How can I execute searches via submitting URL (may be with special syntax)?

Can I execute searches via submitting URL (may be with special syntax) rather than typing in words in Google (or other search engine) form?
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What editor provides highlighted and clickable hyperlinks? (similar to Notepad++)

I have about a 1000 links in my txt file and I don't want to copy paste them in my browser. So I am looking for a text editor that highlights URLs and makes them clickable.Please note that I am ...
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What is the Url to Open software center with a prefered application?

I've searched it several ways.Nothing more,Just need to add install buttons which must open up Ubuntu software center with a pre-selected application.Is there a way to do that ? Windows 8 store site ...
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gnome-terminal: can't access url from the terminal by single click [duplicate]

I want to access the url that is printed on the command line. For example, if I see the man pages for dropbox, there are some url links with underlines (i.e. https://www.dropbox.com/)-- The only ...
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How do I change hyperlink colours in LibreOffice Impress?

I have a lot of Powerpoint slides that I converted to LibreOffice Impress. The resulting hyperlinks are very faded, very hard to see. I can't seem to find any way to change the colour of hyperlinks ...
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How to reset external protocol handler in Chrome?

A while back I selected "Do nothing" when Chrome asked me how to handle a specific url. Now I want Chrome to launch xdg-open, which again can launch the correct application, but I can't figure out how ...
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How to get web-app in taskbar using URL?

I'm really new to Ubuntu and Linux OS, and I have been digging around trying to find the answer to my question. I want to have a shortcut to a specific URL address in the Unity taskbar (the menu bar ...
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How to recieve call to custom URL handler in Ubuntu Touch QML

I have a QML application that needs to react to a custom URL handler call, like "myapp://something". I know I need to register the URL handler in my *.desktop file as: ...
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where is the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory in Linux?

I am unable to find the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory. I want to disable file protocol.
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How to directly download a source package installation package tarball from a URL?

This is my first question. Quick background: I am an undergrad doing a bioinformatics class in which we use Linux. I have minimal background in Linux and I am having an issue with one of the problems ...
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Is it possible to download all mp3s from a domain or URL?

I'd like to download all mp3s from the blog pinchy&friends. I tried the script for mp3 in "http://www.pinchyandfriends.com/dl.php?mp3=*.mp3"; do wget ...
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How to make custom URLs on LAN

i've been trying to find a solution to this for a long time... what i wish to do is create custom URLs on LAN against which users can easily access to some site without using the actual URL e.g. if ...
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Equivalent of .URL file on Ubuntu

an URL link has been saved in *.url file via Windows and when you open this file . If you double click on the newly created internet shortcut, a simple URL file, it will open your default browser to ...
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Is there a way to open an appliction from Internet Browser?

I just wonder when I visit apps.ubuntu.com that when I click the banner Available On The Software Center , It Opens the application Software Center. I just want to know what is the URL for a specific ...
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How can I find the URL for a flash video in Firefox?

At Nasul TV is a TV recorded show, free. I want to be able to find the URL for the video and then to use wget to download it. How can I achieve this?
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Get information about a url in terminal

There's this useful command that gets information about a server when you pass it a url that's pointed at the server in question. I can't remember it though, or find it. It gets the OS of the server, ...
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Open URL from Bash script

I have a text file Google.com Youtube.com Gmail.com Yahoo.com I am trying to open them with Lynx. Here is the thesis. I will store all of those links at a txt file, say links.txt and then I need ...
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Create a shortcut for URL? [duplicate]

How can I create a shortcut for URL in my desktop? I want to use them in Firefox or Chrome. If a copy and paste didn't work. What script I have to use?
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Downloading contents of the web page

I want to write a python program to download the contents of a web page, and then download the contents of the web pages that the first page links to. For example, this is main web page ...
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How to get the urls of all the packages that an application depends on?

I want to install gnome-shell package without using apt by getting the dependent packages and building them myself so that I won't have to download them the next time I do a fresh install. I want a ...
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Customize xdg-open to open home page without URL

Is it possible to somehow use the xdg-open command to open my home page (google.com) without having to type the url. What i mean to say is, can i customize xdg-open http://www.google.com to ...
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“load” a URL in terminal

I put "load" in quotes because I'm not trying to open up a website via terminal. I have a PHP script on a web server that logs to a text file when it has been loaded. I'd like to set up a cron on a ...
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How does java check version online

i'd like to know how does java check his version when facing an applet online. Does it phonecalls a particular site? How can i get that site?
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Default gnome browser opens start page

Irritatingly, when I click a link in an application (I use Quassel), firefox opens the default start page. I have a somewhat non-standard configuration setup. I am using a nightly build of firefox, ...
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how to force ssl with default-ssl without DNS?

I know this has been covered everywhere, and I've actually made this work on another server, but I can't seem to get it to work. I have this RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on ...
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Issues with URL open

I have problem with opening URLs. Sample: I open HexChat. I click on any URL. URL opens Chrome new window, but only new tab, no selected url. This problem doesn't exist when I set Firefox/Opera ...
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How can I parse a YouTube URL?

How do i extract only http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdRaf3-OEh4 from a URL like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdRaf3-OEh4&playnext=1&list=PL4367CEDBC117AEC6&feature=results_main I ...
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Is there a way to make “apt://” URLs always open in the terminal

I would like to be able to install stuff straight from apps.ubuntu.com, but the software center takes a long time to load up and install stuff. Is there a way to set "apt" URIs to open up in the ...
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How do I open weblinks with Firefox, not Gedit?

I save links as files, rather the using bookmarks. I just drag the URL field from Firefox onto my desktop/folder. Recently these stopped opening in Firefox, and started "opening" in Gedit. Even in ...