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How to set up different Firefox profiles for the same Ubuntu user and the same Firefox installation Excerpt of the command-line options from man firefox: -ProfileManager Start the profilemanager. Use this to choose the profile you would like to run firefox with. You will need to also use -no-remote if there is already a running firefox instance. ...


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Complete Solution: The following steps will help you achieve the desired output: Create a new script file (replace create_dir.sh with your desired script name): vim ~/create_dir.sh The script will be created in the user’s home directory Add some commands that only a root or sudo user can execute like creating a folder at the root directory level: mkdir ...


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You would need to compile Unity yourself (with dependencies) if there is no PPA for this (I dont think there is). For a simple bug like this, I don't think that this is worth the hassle. If you are curious about how to compile it yourself, please refer to this Ask Ubuntu Question.


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Run firefox -P or firefox -ProfileManager. You may then create, select, and manage your profile(s). See also How to create a new Firefox profile on Windows? (kb.mozillazine.org). I could not find a similar page for Linux, but the options and screens are nearly the same. To create an icon, create a desktop file as described in How to get my custom ...


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I will add this in case you want 2 firefoxes. The end result will be a normal firefox and one installed in /opt/. Both can be started at the same time and are totally separated from each other. Download the source file for a version of firefox. Possibly from here. Go to a terminal and execute (I assume you have 1(!) downloaded tar file; change the "*" to ...


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I had exactly the same problem with sublimeT3. First on a terminal I ran the next command: $echo $LOCAL And the output was an empty line. Next I ran: $locale An this was the output: LANG= LANGUAGE=en_US LC_CTYPE=POSIX LC_NUMERIC=POSIX LC_TIME=POSIX LC_COLLATE=POSIX LC_MONETARY=POSIX LC_MESSAGES=POSIX LC_PAPER=POSIX LC_NAME=POSIX LC_ADDRESS=POSIX ...


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Answer taken from comments Chaos I would write KeeperDesktop.jar in an absolute path: /path/to/KeeperDesktop.jar DaveyT SOLVED - chaos- your suggestion was correct, I changed the path to an absolute one and it works …


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I have the same problem. And, finally, I found this https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-346/+bug/1440012 So, I think maybe you have installed the nvidia-346 driver? If you did install nvidia-346 driver, you can downgrade to nvidia-331 or upgrade to nvidia349 to avoid this issue. fearlessly install driver 349 : sudo ...


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Install Unity Tweak Tool to customize the behavior of Unity Launcher. Open a terminal and execute : sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool Open the tool, click on Launcher Tab under category Unity and tweak.


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try without /bin/sh Exec=/usr/local/netbeans-8.0/bin/netbeans


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I figured out the issue by looking through syslog. I probably should have done that to begin with, but I'm still a Linux noob. Sorry if I wasted anyone's time! Apparently, Netbeans was failing to pick up a tool agent. Specifically, the instrumentation tool Jayatanaag.jar. For some reason, this didn't cause a fail state when starting directly from a ...


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First an explanation, thank you @kos By using an Exec= line such as Exec=/usr/local/netbeans-8.0/bin/netbeans netbeans is executed in sh already, because the Exec= lines in desktop files are executed as commands in sh, not in bash or else. So Exec=/bin/sh -c "/usr/local/netbeans-8.0/bin/netbeans" spawns an excessive sh instance. Just ...


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I think that running xprop and selecting this blank window will help you to know which process creates it.


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Nautilus is represented by multiple .desktop files in /usr/share/applications. Most likely, your current "new" icon is the nautilus-folder-handler.desktop -file. The one you need is nautilus.desktop. What to do Just navigate to the directory /usr/share/applications Look for the file nautilus.desktop Drag the file to the launcher Log out and back in No ...



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