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Using sudo apt-get install, why no source code?

I was trying to install a package for robotic operational system (ROS). And I just go ahead and type sudo apt-get install <package> After installation, I see a list of files in /opt/share ...
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phone book script

.hi! good day i am a newbie in LINUX scripting. and i am now exploring LINUX then suddenly i was motivated to create a program and i want to create a phone book program i am now done creating the menu ...
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How to control the permissions of a mounted usb drive?

I have multiple USB drives, used for different purposes, and I've noticed they have different permissions when mounted, and, moreover, a chmod command has no effect. Why is this and is there a ...
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What's in ~/.config/google-chrome?

It uses more than 100 MB on my tiny system, I can't really imagine this all just being the configuration of only the chrome browser. How would I reduce its size?
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how to install <vlc/vlc.h>

In file included from channel.cpp:20:0: header.h:4:21: fatal error: vlc/vlc.h: No such file or directory #include <vlc/vlc.h> ^ compilation terminated. make: *** ...
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nVidia GeForce 2 Aopen MX-400 64 Mb video card is slow [on hold]

My motherboard burned out and I replaced it with another lga755 with a better processor, E8400 4 core vs E5200 2 core, with more memory, 6 Gb. The motherboard did not come with integrated ...
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not able to see video file content in disc

I am user of kubuntu 14.04 lts. Whenever I insert any video disc, in notification bar it shows you have 4 action for this device and if I choose vlc it start playing video, but when I open file ...
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do not receive any mms on ubuntu touch mx4

i am using ubuntu touch on meizu mx4. my phone operator is free mobile and i am on OTA5 version. i can send mms but not able to receive any mms! (wifi on or off does not change anything) any idea to ...
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How can I repeat the content of a file n times?

I'm trying to benchmark to compare two different ways of processing a file. I have a small amount of input data but in order to get good comparisons, I need to repeat the tests a number of times. ...
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Nvidia X Server Settings only shows 1 screen (laptop + external monitor connected)

I have recently installed a new copy of Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell M3800 which has Nvidia Quadro K1100M graphics card. Later I also connected my external monitor via HDMI (HDMI to DVI connector). Then ...
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Are there APIs to achieve centralized patching?

I am trying to make a centralized patch management tool, which can be used to perform the controlled update of all the Ubuntu machines in my network. I did some research, and collected the following ...
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hissing noise over headphones only in Ubuntu

So I've looked at many of the other forums but nothing I've seen so far has eliminated my issue. As soon as I boot up my laptop, Lenovo T440s, I start hearing a pop then a loud continious hiss that ...
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Is there a way to convert a pbuilder base.tgz image to a .cow one?

I have this 862MB base.tgz image which is taking a considerable amount of time to decompress on every pbuilder invocation, I've read that there exist a cow alternative who keeps the files uncompressed ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

when I install any package from apt-get command or software center gets an error E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an code (1) I have tried to uninstall libqt4-sql-sqlite: amd64 same error was ...
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Help! (initramfs) failed boot

I cant boot to my ubuntu 15.04, after boot I get to initramfs. After looking for solutions online and here, I'm not sure what I can do to get back my OS and files... I introduced the command blkid ...
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My lockscreen changed to xubuntu, how to i reset it back to unity standard

I installed xubuntu with the terminal command, and it changed my lockscreen. Can i get back to the original one? Thanks pictures soon
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How do I install ALPS (Algorithms and Libraries for Physics Simulations) 2.2.b3 on Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed boost_1_58_0 in a directory: /home/acerv3-571g/boost_1_58_0 Then I so much tried to install ALPS (Algorithms and Libraries for Physics Simulations) step by step based on its ...
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How to start the Social Engineering Tookit?

I can not start my social engineering toolkit . When i write sudo setoolkit in the terminal it gives out an error that such directory doesn't exist. Please help.
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How to change the screen resolution in VNC viewer for Ubuntu 12.04 without a monitor?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a machine and I always use it remotely from VNC. When I have monitor connected to this machine, I can change the resolution of my VNC viewer in the following line: ...
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grub rescue cant be done

I have a new laptop with Windows 8 on it. I made a new partition and installed Ubuntu on it. For some reason I deleted the Ubuntu partition. Now upon restart I have the grub rescue screen. I've ...
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Please, find a Decent Audio Driver for Lenovo Y50-70 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (has JBL Speakers, but Linux unable to use max potential)

I'm used to the sound my laptop produces when it's running on Windows. Ubuntu has Volume Exceed, which just horribly distorts the Audio. Audio works perfectly in Windows. Please tell me how to utilize ...
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Wine segfault on Ubuntu 14.04

$ wine --version wine-1.7.47-161-g1a0c4ef $ winecfg syslog: kernel: [33279.238873] wineserver[9087]: segfault at eeb102d0 ip 00000000eeb102d0 sp 0000000052879ac0 error 14 in ...
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Lenovo Y50 Subwoofer does no work with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I could not get my Subwoofer on Lenovo Y50 to work. Googled around and did not find any solutions. Let me know if anybody has any clue. Thanks!
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Forwarding specific traffic to another LAN

I've searched and searched but i didn't find an answer. I'm very sure this is not a duplicate question. there's a LAN of about 40 computers all running Ubuntu 15.04. There are two servers both Ubuntu ...
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On an Ubuntu ISO where are the network drivers modules located?

I want to replace the stock network drivers (r8169) with something else (r8168) in the installation ISO from within Windows.
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Dual boot with windows 10 (upgrade from Win 8.1 OEM)

I have dual booted my laptop with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. Windows came as a OEM with the laptop so I didn't delete as I paid for it and I am not using it though. I want to know if I do the free ...
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Can you [typically] install proprietary applications from source?

I don't install too many proprietary applications on my machine, so I have never come across this. I would imagine it is an oxymoron, that if it were proprietary, that you would not be able to ...
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How do I diagnose a sudden slowdown

Running a particularly compute-intensive task on my computer (Tecra W50) for more than a few seconds causes it to become very slow. Performance does not return to normal after the task completes. ...
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1answer
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steam error : do not have enough disk space available to run this game please free up some disk space and try again

I have installed steam but a message appears Steam Error : "You do not have enough disk space available to run this game. Please free up some disk space and try again" whereas my hard drive its ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 boottime splash image not showing

Xubuntu 14.04 boottime splash image not showing. How to enable splash image? My system environments below. Host: Windows7 x64 + VirtualBox 5.0 + Vagrant 1.7.4 Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 Vagrantfile ...
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How to install TP-Link MA180 on Ubuntu

I just bought the 3G Modem TP-Link MA180 and I try to install it on Ubuntu 12.10. Problem : Network Manager does not detect it. I saw on the web that usb-modeswith is supposed to handle it, but I ...
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How can I delete all of my gnome sources?

I was trying to install some source codes using wget and apparently I accidentally downloaded every source code in gnome. I really don't want all of them at this time. I don't know if they already ...
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How to run .run file (No answer found from searching)

I need to install an NVIDIA driver, and I can't get my terminal to run it, not by marking it as can be exectuted. This is what I'm trying to install - ...
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1answer
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Use Caps Lock as arbitrary shortcut key in KDE5

I'd like to run a bash script when I press caps lock in KDE5. I had this working just fine in KDE4. I can easily assign Caps Lock as the trigger to a command in system settings -> shortcuts -> ...
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Show apt-get installed packages history via commandline?

Is there a way to show the history of installed packages that were installed by apt-get via commandline?
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1answer
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Prepare software for Ubuntu Software Center with dependency from multiverse

We're about to publish our application to USC, but it depends on VirtualBox 4.3.x which is only available from the multiverse repo. This repo is disabled on many systems. Is there any way to tell USC ...
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permission denied for root@localhost for ssh connection

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and LAMP on that. Then, I wanted to configure my server, so tried out This tutorial. When I give the command: ssh root@localhost I get : Permission denied, please try ...
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2answers
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Uncompress file from URL to hard disk?

How to uncompress directly from terminal if I have the URL of the file? For example : unzip www.test.com/test.zip destination-folder-on-my-pc
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1answer
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Ubuntu kills USB 3.0 Chipset on Asus Z87-PRO motherboard

I have PC based on Asus Z87-PRO Motherboard. I have installed both Windows 7 & Ubuntu 15.04. When I have to reset Ubuntu (e.g. because of freezing) all of USB 3.0 ports stop working. Completely ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 14.04 Ralink RT 3290 wireless lan hard blocked

$ rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1: asus-wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: asus-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with my hardware? [closed]

I am a bit financially strapped and received a Gateway GT5056 tower. The tower has an AMD dual core 64-bit processor in it. Will the 12.04 LTS version run on this machine? I will not have any other ...
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How to get Wifi driver lo lenovo g50-70 assembled with RTL8723BE

I have newly installed ubuntu-14.04 in my laptop but the WiFi is not working on browsing the net. I have tried some methods that are presented but none of the made favour to me, I have gone through ...
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External monitor not going to sleep

System : Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Machine : Toshiba Radius P55W-C5200 External monitor : Lenovo 23" IPS LED HD uname -a 3.19.0-25-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 24 21:16:27 UTC 2015 i686 i686 i686 ...
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How to get a bundler enabled rails app running as a service with upstart?

I can get some random shell script to run as a service...that's not the problem. I think it's related to environment variables given some of the google-ing I did. Either a list of required rails ...
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Can't see to be able to fix the allsupport=1 issue Ubuntu 12.04

Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param allsupport=0. Try b43 allsupport =1 Once I get this message my pc does not go any further. I have tried just about everything I have ...
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2answers
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Can I install the vanilla MATE desktop environment alongside the Ubuntu MATE Remix desktop environment(15.04 Vivid Vervet)?

I have installed the Ubuntu MATE Remix desktop environment on Ubuntu 15.04 (Please note I have a regular Ubuntu installation with the desktop environment on it, not the Ubuntu MATE flavor of Ubuntu). ...
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4answers
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How to update mod_wsgi to latest version on Ubuntu 10.04?

My Ubuntu server has this version installed: # dpkg -l | grep wsgi ii libapache2-mod-wsgi 2.8-2ubuntu1 Python WSGI adapter module for Apache How can I get the latest Version 3.3?
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1answer
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Backup and restore the whole system multiple times

I am building a computer I am going to sell and need to make a restore system. I am running Ubuntu OEM install. What can I do so if it get restored multiple times. It still works.
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1answer
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how can I List files in order

I had an 18GB file I needed to download on a less than great Internet connection. Torrenting wasn't an option. So I busted up the file into 100 segments, and eventually, all of it downloaded. Now I ...
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0answers
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Tool to list USB devices as tree in shell?

Is there any tool which lists the controller, hubs and devices of USB subsystem in their tree structure at the shell? lsusb lists flatly and does not show all the details. usbview has a GUI, but ...

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